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Casualties - 9 - 10 June 1944


09-Jun

COLLINGWOOD, ANTHONY LEONARD FREDERICK DFM (53676) age: 24 RAF

Fg Off

He was serving with No 13 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Sangro River War Cemetery

09-Jun

GRAY, KENNETH WILLIAM (127525) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVII, HK354 of No 25 Sqn, which failed to return from a Ranger to Soesterberg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jun

HARWOOD, DOUGLAS ARTHUR (145849) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVII, HK354 of No 25 Sqn, which failed to return from a Ranger to Soesterberg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jun

ATKIN, BRIAN JOHN (156742) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ143 of No 39 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping strike between Elba and La Spezia.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

09-Jun

CLUBB, FREDERICK JOHN (423641) age: 25 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN697 KM-R of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Morigny-Champigny during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Morigny-Champigny Communal Cemetery

09-Jun

BALSDON, DESMOND ERNEST (160069) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN697 KM-R of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Morigny-Champigny during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Morigny-Champigny Communal Cemetery

09-Jun

WALTERS, RICHARD STUART LYNTON (1587139) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN697 KM-R of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Morigny-Champigny during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Morigny-Champigny Communal Cemetery

09-Jun

O'NEILL, EDWARD LAWRENCE (R/ 161795) age: 25 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN697 KM-R of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Morigny-Champigny during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Morigny-Champigny Communal Cemetery

09-Jun

WHITE, PETER BERCHMAN (419495) age: 27 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN697 KM-R of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Morigny-Champigny during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Morigny-Champigny Communal Cemetery

09-Jun

BURNS, GERALD JOSEPH (1796555) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN697 KM-R of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Morigny-Champigny during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Morigny-Champigny Communal Cemetery

09-Jun

DEATH, LESLIE FREDERICK (1250525) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN697 KM-R of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Morigny-Champigny during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Morigny-Champigny Communal Cemetery

09-Jun

HINCH, LAURENCE ALEXANDER (1337618) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB714 EA-K of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Morigny-Champigny during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Morigny-Champigny Communal Cemetery

09-Jun

SMILEY, THOMAS STAMPER (176033) age: 26 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB714 EA-K of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Morigny-Champigny during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Morigny-Champigny Communal Cemetery

09-Jun

BLAIKIE, DONALD VICTOR (1605312) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB714 EA-K of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Morigny-Champigny during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Morigny-Champigny Communal Cemetery

09-Jun

RAINBOW, LESLIE JOHN CLIFFORD (1386397) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB714 EA-K of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Morigny-Champigny during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Morigny-Champigny Communal Cemetery

09-Jun

SANDERSON, DOUGLAS ALBERT (1322881) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB714 EA-K of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Morigny-Champigny during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Morigny-Champigny Communal Cemetery

09-Jun

WEBB, BERNARD FRANK (1876603) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB714 EA-K of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Morigny-Champigny during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Morigny-Champigny Communal Cemetery

09-Jun

MacLEOD, ALEXANDER (710159) age: 38 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL841 VN-O of No 50 Sqn, which was lost a on raid against railway targets at Rennes.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

09-Jun

WRIGHT, GILBERT HAROLD (1681260) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL841 VN-O of No 50 Sqn, which was lost a on raid against railway targets at Rennes.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

09-Jun

GILMOUR, JOHN (174554) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL841 VN-O of No 50 Sqn, which was lost a on raid against railway targets at Rennes.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

09-Jun

ALEXANDER, THOMAS EDWARD (1896003) age: 37 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL841 VN-O of No 50 Sqn, which was lost a on raid against railway targets at Rennes.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

09-Jun

BROWETT, DONALD HENRY GILBERT (1318489) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL841 VN-O of No 50 Sqn, which was lost a on raid against railway targets at Rennes.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

09-Jun

SAVAGE, FRANK WILLIAM (1819131) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL841 VN-O of No 50 Sqn, which was lost a on raid against railway targets at Rennes.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

09-Jun

WARNER, KENNETH WILLIAM (1391412) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL841 VN-O of No 50 Sqn, which was lost a on raid against railway targets at Rennes.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

09-Jun

BRAMWELL, CECIL ARTHUR (1431825) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LW364 MH-B of No 51 Sqn, which crashed into near Holme on Spalding Moor on its return from a raid against communications targets at Chateaudun.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

09-Jun

DAVIES, JOHN CECIL (J/86585) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LW364 MH-B of No 51 Sqn, which crashed into near Holme on Spalding Moor on its return from a raid against communications targets at Chateaudun.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

09-Jun

COPE, JOHN FRANCIS (1588638) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LW364 MH-B of No 51 Sqn, which crashed into near Holme on Spalding Moor on its return from a raid against communications targets at Chateaudun.  He is buried in Manchester (Gorton) Cemetery

09-Jun

BLACKBURN, EDWARD ARNOLD (1438682) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LW364 MH-B of No 51 Sqn, which crashed into near Holme on Spalding Moor on its return from a raid against communications targets at Chateaudun.  He is buried in Newton-le-Willows Cemetery

09-Jun

HILTON, JOHN (1496574) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LW364 MH-B of No 51 Sqn, which crashed into near Holme on Spalding Moor on its return from a raid against communications targets at Chateaudun.  He is buried in Trysull (All Saints) Churchyard

09-Jun

MURRAY, ALBERT (1213498) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LW364 MH-B of No 51 Sqn, which crashed into near Holme on Spalding Moor on its return from a raid against communications targets at Chateaudun.  He was cremated at  Hull Crematorium

09-Jun

LEDEBOER, GERALD ARTHUR (PETER) (128676) age: 36 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 68 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Bridgend.  He was cremated at  Mortlake Crematorium

09-Jun

HILLRICH, VINCENT PHILLIP (J/22201) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LW140 DY-M of No 102 Sqn, which crashed at Seaton near Hornsea in East Yorkshire after hitting trees on its return from a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

09-Jun

RODGER, THOMAS WALKER (1387728) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LW140 DY-M of No 102 Sqn, which crashed at Seaton near Hornsea in East Yorkshire after hitting trees on its return from a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

09-Jun

JEKYLL, GEORGE DONALDSON (405914) age: 30 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LW140 DY-M of No 102 Sqn, which crashed at Seaton near Hornsea in East Yorkshire after hitting trees on its return from a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

09-Jun

DOWNS, ROBERT CARDWELL (BOB) (1459769) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LW140 DY-M of No 102 Sqn, which crashed at Seaton near Hornsea in East Yorkshire after hitting trees on its return from a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Huddersfield (Edgerton) Cemetery

09-Jun

CATTERWELL, JOHN THOMAS GEORGE (1876698) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LW140 DY-M of No 102 Sqn, which crashed at Seaton near Hornsea in East Yorkshire after hitting trees on its return from a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Panfield (St Mary) Churchyard

09-Jun

FLORENT, VIVIAN BERTRAM (1449273) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LW140 DY-M of No 102 Sqn, which crashed at Seaton near Hornsea in East Yorkshire after hitting trees on its return from a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Pocklington Burial Ground

09-Jun

LILLINGTON, DAVID (151193) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LW140 DY-M of No 102 Sqn, which crashed at Seaton near Hornsea in East Yorkshire after hitting trees on its return from a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Ruislip (St Martin) Churchyard Extension

09-Jun

MITCHELL, ROBERT FAIRBAIRN (1592422) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN899 of No 104 Sqn, which blew up on landing at Vis when a hung up bomb exploded.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

09-Jun

DUNN, DOUGLAS JAMES MORRISON (1554921) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN899 of No 104 Sqn, which blew up on landing at Vis when a hung up bomb exploded.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

09-Jun

D'HAUTECOURT, H J B FFAF () age: 

Capt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD758 TW-N of No 141 Sqn, which crashed into parked aircraft after swinging off the runway on landing Ford on its return from a Serrate patrol.  

09-Jun

KOCHER, C E FFAF () age: 

Lt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD758 TW-N of No 141 Sqn, which crashed into parked aircraft after swinging off the runway on landing Ford on its return from a Serrate patrol.  

09-Jun

HODSMAN, CHARLES LESLIE (162846) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in  of No 210 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jun

MILLS, JOHN HAMMOND (150458) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in  of No 210 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jun

MARRINGTON, FREDERICK JOHN (577779) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in  of No 210 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jun

BENNETT, FRANK MAURICE (1319966) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in  of No 210 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jun

CLOVER, GEORGE EDWARD (919177) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in  of No 210 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jun

EASTHAM, LEONARD (1065857) age: 33 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in  of No 210 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jun

BURT, J (58771V) age: 33 SAAF

Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in  of No 210 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jun

QUELCH, HORACE WILLIAM VICTOR (1312418) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in  of No 210 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jun

HUGHES, GILBERT (1164283) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in  of No 210 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jun

WALKER, RONALD (1438266) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 240 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Johannesburg (West Park) Cemetery

09-Jun

JONES, JOHN BERNARD LOCK(47452) age: 25 RAF

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, JF451 or JG318 of No 241 Sqn, which overturned in a forced landing near Rieti after being hit by flak/crash-landed near Sulmona after being hit by flak.  He is buried in Bolsena War Cemetery

09-Jun

BONNETT, ALWYNN LINCOLN (J/16551) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HX903 of No 248 Sqn, which collided with HR138 somewhere over Cornwall on its return from a sweep.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

09-Jun

McNICOL, ALLAN MCDIARMID (121044) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HX903 of No 248 Sqn, which collided with HR138 somewhere over Cornwall on its return from a sweep.  He is buried in Illogan (St Illogan) Churchyard

09-Jun

HEATON, WILLIAM WHITTAKER (156653) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN449 of No 263 Sqn, which failed to return from a Rodeo to St Lo.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

09-Jun

ARABAS, Jan L (P.704639) age: 33 PAF

AC2

He was serving with No 304 Sqn and died in a Sanatorium at Southfield.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Corstorphine Hill) Cemetery

09-Jun

LUNDSTEN, L () age: 

Maj

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK966 'M' of No 331 Sqn, which was shot down near Isigny by UA Navy AA fire during a low cover patrol.  He is buried in

09-Jun

FORSBERG, MORRIS SOREN (J/90086) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LW382 OW-O of No 426 Sqn, which exploded and crashed at Bircham Newton in Norfolk.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

09-Jun

PARKER, DOUGLAS RENDALL (J/26120) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LW598 OW-J of No 426 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing at Newton on Ouse following an engine failure on its return from a raid against communications targets at Mayenne.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

09-Jun

HOLENCHUK, WILLIAM (J/85619) age: 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LW598 OW-J of No 426 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing at Newton on Ouse following an engine failure on its return from a raid against communications targets at Mayenne.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

09-Jun

PARKER, ROBERT CARLTON (J/88092) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LW598 OW-J of No 426 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing at Newton on Ouse following an engine failure on its return from a raid against communications targets at Mayenne.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

09-Jun

SOOTHERAN, ARTHUR GEORGE (J/86393) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LW598 OW-J of No 426 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing at Newton on Ouse following an engine failure on its return from a raid against communications targets at Mayenne.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

09-Jun

HOWARD, FRANCIS HENRY GEORGE (1313807) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LW598 OW-J of No 426 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing at Newton on Ouse following an engine failure on its return from a raid against communications targets at Mayenne.  He is buried in Streatham Park Cemetery

09-Jun

HUGHES, JAMES PATRICK (1566653) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 426 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing at Newton on Ouse following an engine failure on its return from a raid against communications targets at Mayenne.  His death being registered in Bulmer.  He is buried in Glasgow (St Kentigern's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

09-Jun

VANCE, MELROSE (1823455) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM440 PO- of No 467 Sqn, which came down at Arnold Carr near Beverley after being diverted to Catfoss on its return from a raid against railway targets at Rennes.  He is buried in Biggar (The Crofts) Cemetery

09-Jun

COLLIN, THOMAS (1822863) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM440 PO- of No 467 Sqn, which came down at Arnold Carr near Beverley after being diverted to Catfoss on its return from a raid against railway targets at Rennes.  He is buried in Chirnside Parish Churchyard

09-Jun

COTTEW, RICHARD GRAHAM (426547) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM440 PO- of No 467 Sqn, which came down at Arnold Carr near Beverley after being diverted to Catfoss on its return from a raid against railway targets at Rennes.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

09-Jun

MERRIN, SIDNEY WILLIAM (426132) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM440 PO- of No 467 Sqn, which came down at Arnold Carr near Beverley after being diverted to Catfoss on its return from a raid against railway targets at Rennes.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

09-Jun

PARKINSON, HERBERT ALEXANDER WATSON (422259) age: 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM440 PO- of No 467 Sqn, which came down at Arnold Carr near Beverley after being diverted to Catfoss on its return from a raid against railway targets at Rennes.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

09-Jun

WARD, STANLEY ROBERT (1812253) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM440 PO- of No 467 Sqn, which came down at Arnold Carr near Beverley after being diverted to Catfoss on its return from a raid against railway targets at Rennes.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

09-Jun

STROMBERG, GORDON HENRY (1386539) age: 19 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was flying in Lancaster II, LL727 JI-C2 of No 514 Sqn, which was shot down near St-Eusoye the previous night, he managed to abandon the aircraft and was seen hanging in his parachute from high tension cables and then being taken away in a truck but was dead on arrival at hospital.  He is buried in St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens

09-Jun

ROSS, VICTOR GWYN (177269) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, MM352 of No 544 Sqn, which failed to return from photo recce sortie.  He is buried in Romagne Communal Cemetery

09-Jun

DOWNIE, JAMES ALEXANDER (162947) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, MM352 of No 544 Sqn, which failed to return from photo recce sortie.  He is buried in Romagne Communal Cemetery

09-Jun

GALE, KENNETH WILLIAM (404241) age: 24 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ353 AZ-B of No 627 Sqn, which came down near Orgeres during a raid against railway targets at Rennes.  He is buried in St Erblon Communal Cemetery

09-Jun

STEER, HARRY (46016) age: 30 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ353 AZ-B of No 627 Sqn, which came down near Orgeres during a raid against railway targets at Rennes.  He is buried in St Erblon Communal Cemetery

09-Jun

JACKSON, ROBERT (1492414) age: 26 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2817 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, however his death was registered at Scotland?.  He is buried in Southampton (Hollybrook) Cemetery

09-Jun

GREJCIUN, Boleslaw(P.704883) age: 20 PAF

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, DL890  of No 16 (P) SFTS, which spun into the ground at Nuthall Road in Nottingham whilst carrying out aerobatics.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

09-Jun

PULNAROWICZ, Zbigniew(P.704945) age: 22 PAF

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, DL890  of No 16 (P) SFTS, which spun into the ground at Nuthall Road in Nottingham whilst carrying out aerobatics.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

09-Jun

IRWIN, JAMES THOMAS (153129) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, II, LM295 GV-R of No 1652 HCU, which crashed near Marston Moor having failed to gain height on take off for a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Feltham Cemetery

09-Jun

BOLTER, SIDNEY RONALD (124812) age: 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, II, LM295 GV-R of No 1652 HCU, which crashed near Marston Moor having failed to gain height on take off for a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

09-Jun

KILNER, RONALD HENRY (979520) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, II, LM295 GV-R of No 1652 HCU, which crashed near Marston Moor having failed to gain height on take off for a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Llanfair Kilgeddin (St Mary) Churchyard

09-Jun

TIDMARSH, ALBERT FREDERICK (149066) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, II, LM295 GV-R of No 1652 HCU, which crashed near Marston Moor having failed to gain height on take off for a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Northfield (St Laurence) Churchyard Extension

09-Jun

HUBAND, RICHARD FRANCIS (DICK) (161253) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE854 of No 26 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames into a hanger at Wing shortly after taking off from a night  flying test.  He is buried in Fladbury (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

09-Jun

WILKES, HARRY (156139) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE854 of No 26 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames into a hanger at Wing shortly after taking off from a night  flying test.  He is buried in Frampton-on-Severn (St Mary) Churchyard

09-Jun

HOARE, HAROLD FRANK (32810) age: 46 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed when Wellington X, HE854 of No 26 OTU crashed and burst into flames into a hanger, in which he was working at Wing shortly after taking off from a night  flying test.  He was cremated at  Charing (Kent County) Crematorium

09-Jun

DICKENS, EMILY MARJORIE (2021702) age: 22 WAAF

ACW1

She was killed when Wellington X, HE854 of No 26 OTU crashed and burst into flames into a hanger, in which she was working at Wing shortly after taking off from a night  flying test.  She is buried in Dunstable Cemetery

09-Jun

RICHARDSON, ALBERT FRANK (150066) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, HP223 of No 3 AGS, which crashed on a Station Defence Co-op flight at Wigtown.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

09-Jun

MONTAGNON, HUBERT ETIENNE (170189) age: 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, HP223 of No 3 AGS, which crashed on a Station Defence Co-op flight at Wigtown.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

09-Jun

MACKERCHER, DONALD (992259) age: 31 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 5 BSD, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

09-Jun

ALSTON, JOHN JAMES (1335314) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, DN381 of No 83 GSU, which spun into the ground near Mark Cross in Sussex after losing control in cloud.  He is buried in Harrow (Pinner) New Cemetery

09-Jun

RASMUSSEN, ERNEST REGINALD (412692) age: 24 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK946 of No 84 GSU, which cart-wheeled whilst attempting a forced landing during a ferry flight from Aston Down to Bognor.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

09-Jun

BROCKLEHURST, NORMAN (1355814) age: 28 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving at Moffat, Southern Rhodesia but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery

09-Jun

ROBINSON, MAURICE ANTHONY (1151613) age: 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving at Moffat, Southern Rhodesia but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery

09-Jun

BEVAN, KENNETH DAVID (1836137) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC1

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 Coedffranc Cemetery

09-Jun

DULGARN, CYRIL GEORGE (762507) age: 36 RAFVR

Cpl

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

09-Jun

AINGE, THOMAS HENRY (1206528) age: 32 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and was killed in an accident when he was knocked off his cycle by a car at Great Brickhill crossroads.  He is buried in Bitterley (St Mary) Churchyard.

09-Jun

CONNOLLY, THOMAS JACK (1669734) age: 52 RAFVR

AC1

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

09-Jun

CONWAY, MARY JANE (430977) age: 25 WAAF

LACW

She was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, her death being registered in Cleveland.  She is buried in Redcar Cemetery

10-Jun

HENDERSON, NORMAN RANDALL (144341) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ532 ZA-Z of No 10 Sqn, which crashed near St-Berthevin during a raid against an airfield at Laval.  He is buried in Laval (Valfleury) Communal Cemetery

10-Jun

WICKS, EDWARD CHARLES (1376921) age: 33 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ532 ZA-Z of No 10 Sqn, which crashed near St-Berthevin during a raid against an airfield at Laval.  He is buried in Laval (Valfleury) Communal Cemetery

10-Jun

HENDERSON, THOMAS WHYNDAM (415981) age: 27 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ532 ZA-Z of No 10 Sqn, which crashed near St-Berthevin during a raid against an airfield at Laval.  He is buried in Laval (Valfleury) Communal Cemetery

10-Jun

BRADBURY, HUGH (1425774) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ532 ZA-Z of No 10 Sqn, which crashed near St-Berthevin during a raid against an airfield at Laval.  He is buried in Laval (Valfleury) Communal Cemetery

10-Jun

BROTHERTON, LESLIE ARTHUR (1576786) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ532 ZA-Z of No 10 Sqn, which crashed near St-Berthevin during a raid against an airfield at Laval.  He is buried in Laval (Valfleury) Communal Cemetery

10-Jun

GAINES, PHILIP (1549492) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ532 ZA-Z of No 10 Sqn, which crashed near St-Berthevin during a raid against an airfield at Laval.  He is buried in Laval (Valfleury) Communal Cemetery

10-Jun

PEAKE, STANLEY WILLIAM (1606629) age: 36 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ532 ZA-Z of No 10 Sqn, which crashed near St-Berthevin during a raid against an airfield at Laval.  He is buried in Laval (Valfleury) Communal Cemetery

10-Jun

DANIEL, GILBERT (151788) age: 22 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ684 ZA-B of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Entrammes during a raid against an airfield at Laval.  He is buried in Laval (Valfleury) Communal Cemetery

10-Jun

ELLYATT, JOHN (51911) age: 27 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ684 ZA-B of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Entrammes during a raid against an airfield at Laval.  He is buried in Laval (Valfleury) Communal Cemetery

10-Jun

MARSHALL, ROBERT KEITH (151917) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ684 ZA-B of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Entrammes during a raid against an airfield at Laval.  He is buried in Laval (Valfleury) Communal Cemetery

10-Jun

VAN STOCKUM, WILLEM JACOB(144600) age: 33 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ684 ZA-B of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Entrammes during a raid against an airfield at Laval.  He is buried in Laval (Valfleury) Communal Cemetery

10-Jun

BEALES, FRED (J/89951) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ684 ZA-B of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Entrammes during a raid against an airfield at Laval.  He is buried in Laval (Valfleury) Communal Cemetery

10-Jun

MASON, ALBERT (2211801) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ684 ZA-B of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Entrammes during a raid against an airfield at Laval.  He is buried in Laval (Valfleury) Communal Cemetery

10-Jun

PERKINS, ALFRED CHARLES (1461925) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ684 ZA-B of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Entrammes during a raid against an airfield at Laval.  He is buried in Laval (Valfleury) Communal Cemetery

10-Jun

HERLEN, ERNEST OSBORNE (C/46827) age: 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND533 EA-M of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Rosay-sur-Lieure during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Saskatoon (Woodlawn) Cemetery

10-Jun

MacFADYEN, DUNCAN (425178) age: 28 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND533 EA-M of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Rosay-sur-Lieure during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

10-Jun

BELL, BRYAN ESMOND (151471) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND533 EA-M of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Rosay-sur-Lieure during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

10-Jun

CLARK, HILARY DANIEL (159223) age: 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND533 EA-M of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Rosay-sur-Lieure during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

10-Jun

HOLDEN, JOHN (1521290) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND533 EA-M of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Rosay-sur-Lieure during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

10-Jun

REED, JOSEPH JOHN (1281835) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND533 EA-M of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Rosay-sur-Lieure during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

10-Jun

HOLMES, SYDNEY CHARLES (1810022) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND533 EA-M of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Rosay-sur-Lieure during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Marrissel French National Cemetery

10-Jun

ANDERSON, THOMAS ROBERT BOWDEN (409081) age: 23 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FB160 of No 65 Sqn, which crashed whilst attacking MT in the Caen/Domfront area during an armed recce.  He is buried in Ranville War Cemetery

10-Jun

DRISCOLL, PATRICK THOMAS (133114) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FX884 of No 65 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s in the Caen area during an armed recce.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Jun

THATCHER, GEORGE ATHERTON (150329) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE149 WP-A of No 90 Sqn, which came down near Berou-la-Mulotiere during a raid against railway targets at Dreux.  He is buried in Berou-la-Mulotiere Communal Cemetery

10-Jun

JAMES, JOSEPH DAVIS STEPHEN (659059) age: 26 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE149 WP-A of No 90 Sqn, which came down near Berou-la-Mulotiere during a raid against railway targets at Dreux.  He is buried in Berou-la-Mulotiere Communal Cemetery

10-Jun

ANDERTON, JOHN ALFRED (R/185783) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE149 WP-A of No 90 Sqn, which came down near Berou-la-Mulotiere during a raid against railway targets at Dreux.  He is buried in Berou-la-Mulotiere Communal Cemetery

10-Jun

RODD, ALAN (R/215087) age: Unknown RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE149 WP-A of No 90 Sqn, which came down near Berou-la-Mulotiere during a raid against railway targets at Dreux.  He is buried in Berou-la-Mulotiere Communal Cemetery

10-Jun

CAIRNS, WILLIAM DENMARK (629445) age: 23 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE149 WP-A of No 90 Sqn, which came down near Berou-la-Mulotiere during a raid against railway targets at Dreux.  He is buried in Berou-la-Mulotiere Communal Cemetery

10-Jun

SHERWIN, ERNEST FRANCIS (1460238) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE149 WP-A of No 90 Sqn, which came down near Berou-la-Mulotiere during a raid against railway targets at Dreux.  He is buried in Berou-la-Mulotiere Communal Cemetery

10-Jun

FRANCIS, JOHN CARR (R/148538) age: 22 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE149 WP-A of No 90 Sqn, which came down near Berou-la-Mulotiere during a raid against railway targets at Dreux.  He is buried in Berou-la-Mulotiere Communal Cemetery

10-Jun

WEBB, WILLIAM BRYCE (413052) age: 21 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND764 OF-B of No 97 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Boissy-sous-St-Yon during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Boissy-sous-St Yon Communal Cemetery

10-Jun

GIDDINGS, BRYAN WILBA (416949) age: 29 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND764 OF-B of No 97 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Boissy-sous-St-Yon during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Breux Communal Cemetery

10-Jun

McGILL, JOHN ALEXANDER DOUGLAS (429340) age: 26 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND764 OF-B of No 97 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Boissy-sous-St-Yon during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Souzy-la-Briche Communal Cemetery

10-Jun

CLEMENT, CHARLES (410193) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND764 OF-B of No 97 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Boissy-sous-St-Yon during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Souzy-la-Briche Communal Cemetery

10-Jun

SEALE, WILLIAM JOHN (422725) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND764 OF-B of No 97 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Boissy-sous-St-Yon during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Souzy-la-Briche Communal Cemetery

10-Jun

VIRTUE, ALEXANDER (1378792) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He had been flying in Wellington IC, T2506 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed in Southern Ireland on 25 Oct 1941 and was interned.  Released he died from cancer, possibly in the RAF Hospital, Halton, which had been diagonosed the previous year.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (St Nicholas) Cemetery.

10-Jun

HUMPHRIES, PETER LESLIE () age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DD607 of No 169 Sqn, which was abandoned after control was lost during a navigation exercise near Gayton in Norfolk, but he did not survive.  He was cremated at  Brighton (Woodvale) Borough Crematorium

10-Jun

BRIGGS, HARRY ROWAN (53303) age: 24 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME678 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near la Feuillie during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Marrissel French National Cemetery

10-Jun

BUJAC, BERNARD GORDON DAVID (138465) age: 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME678 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near la Feuillie during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Marrissel French National Cemetery

10-Jun

MURRAY, HUGH MCWILLIAM (152733) age: 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME678 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near la Feuillie during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Marrissel French National Cemetery

10-Jun

SKUCE, PETER GRAHAME (177552) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME678 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near la Feuillie during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Marrissel French National Cemetery

10-Jun

BOSWELL, GEORGE WILLIAM (1673546) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME678 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near la Feuillie during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Marrissel French National Cemetery

10-Jun

KELLY, MICHAEL THOMAS (1575589) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME678 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near la Feuillie during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Marrissel French National Cemetery

10-Jun

SURRIDGE, JOHN ARTHUR (1390296) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME678 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near la Feuillie during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Marrissel French National Cemetery

10-Jun

HOLTROP, HILBRAND GERRIT (124272) age: 33 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVII, HK358 of No 219 Sqn, which was lost over the Channel during a defensive patrol.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

10-Jun

WARMING, CHRISTIAN STUART (179198) age: 32 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVII, HK358 of No 219 Sqn, which was lost over the Channel during a defensive patrol.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

10-Jun

BURDEN, DUDLEY ALBERT (144193) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR117 of No 248 Sqn, which crashed in the sea off Ushant after being hit by flak from a R-boat.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Jun

JEFFREYS, EDMUND HENRY (116717) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR117 of No 248 Sqn, which crashed in the sea off Ushant after being hit by flak from a R-boat.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Jun

SWORNIOWSKI, Adam (P.1739) age: 26 PAF

Flt Lt

He was flying either Mustang III, FX960 or FB188 PK-A of No 315 Sqn, which were shot down by light flak near Ercoville during a Ramrod mission.  He baled out and was attempting to evade capture when he was shot by German infantry.  He is buried in Polish Field of Honour, Grainville-Langannieres

10-Jun

ALEXANDRE, ROBERT ANDRGUY  (134055) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AA720 'J' of No 350 Sqn, which came down in the Channel off Beachy Head following an engine failure during a beachhead patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Jun

WILSON, PETER ALLAN  (153041) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM422 of No 350 Sqn, which was lost on a beachhead patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Jun

HOUGHTON, CLAUD MORLEY (176435) age: 29 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB121 LE-F of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Omerville during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Omerville Communal Cemetery

10-Jun

BARR, WILLIAM JOHN (J/92196) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB121 LE-F of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Omerville during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Omerville Communal Cemetery

10-Jun

DENNIS, RUSSEL EDWARD (J/92123) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB121 LE-F of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Omerville during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Omerville Communal Cemetery

10-Jun

BOTT, WILLIAM JAMES (1580780) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB121 LE-F of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Omerville during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Omerville Communal Cemetery

10-Jun

CAMERON, JOHN CHARLES (1323158) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB121 LE-F of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Omerville during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Omerville Communal Cemetery

10-Jun

ISON, HORACE (1667376) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB121 LE-F of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Omerville during a raid against railway targets at Etampes.  He is buried in Omerville Communal Cemetery

10-Jun

BEECHINORE, FRANCIS JOHN (1670817) age: 28 RAFVR

Cpl

He had been serving with No 657 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bolsena War Cemetery

10-Jun

WADDS, JACK JUST (1196934) age: 21 RAFVR

Cpl

He had been serving with No 657 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bolsena War Cemetery

10-Jun

BRYAN, JOHN MICHAEL (102570) age: 21 RAFVR

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN415 of No 136 Wing, which was shot down by flak near Sassy.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

10-Jun

MACGREGOR, JOHN (153403) age: 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, NM278 of No 18 (P) AFU, which made a violent recovery from a diving turn at Snitterfield, causing the wings to break away.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

10-Jun

STEVENS, DONALD (150017) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, PG425 of No 21 OTU, which flew into the ground at Long Compton in Warwickshire whilst low flying.  He was cremated at  Woking (St John's) Crematorium

10-Jun

REEVES, ANN ALICE MINNIE (2025511) age: 21 WAAF

LACW

She died from injuries sustained the previous night when Wellington X, HE854 of No 26 OTU crashed and burst into flames into a hanger, in which she was working at Wing shortly after taking off from a night flying test.  She is buried in Camberwell New Cemetery.

10-Jun

KELLY, DANIEL (1521682) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE820 of No 30 OTU, which flew into the ground whilst making an approach to land at Seighford during circuit flying practice.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Portobello) Cemetery

10-Jun

MACLEAN, ALISTAIR (115298) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE820 of No 30 OTU, which flew into the ground whilst making an approach to land at Seighford during circuit flying practice.  He is buried in Tobermory Cemetery, Kilninian and Kilmore, Isle of Mull

10-Jun

FULLER, RONALD ALAN (1603956) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XX, KB163 of No 36 OTU, which crashed into the Bay of Fundy.  Fg Off J N McDowell RCAF also lost.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

10-Jun

HARRIS, DAVID (1143334) age: 23 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 483 GCC, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Crepon Churchyard

10-Jun

ONLEY, FRANK THOMAS (1446612) age: 23 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 530 (J) MSU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Crepon Churchyard

10-Jun

TILLMAN, CHARLES FREDERICK (905639) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst serving with No 61 AS but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in George Cemetery

10-Jun

SMITH, KENNETH (1805898) age: 20 RAFVR

AC2

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford II, AP496 of No 21 SFTS, which crashed at Roseburn Farm, Bulawayo whilst low flying.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery.

10-Jun

POTTER, VINCENT RUEBIN (1802980) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford II, AP496 of No 21 SFTS, which crashed at Roseburn Farm, Bulawayo whilst low flying.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery.

10-Jun

NUNN, ERIC CHARLES (1186810) age: 24 RAFVR

Cpl

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

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