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Casualties - 14 - 16 June 1944


14-Jun

BEGBIE, F W (32299V) age: 26 SAAF

Lt

He was serving with No 16 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jun

KAIRTON, DONALD BERTRAM (414694) age: 22 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FX882 of No 19 Sqn, which exploded during a dive bombing attack.  He is buried in Le Gue-de-la-Chaine Communal Cemetery

14-Jun

PETERS, ALBERT OTTO (408874) age: 35 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ818 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from and anti-submarine and probably shot down by the u-boat it reported it was going to attack.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jun

WHITE, VIVIAN ROY (145802) age: Unknown RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ818 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from and anti-submarine and probably shot down by the u-boat it reported it was going to attack.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jun

SHAW, JOHN WILLIAM (78664) age: 34 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ818 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from and anti-submarine and probably shot down by the u-boat it reported it was going to attack.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jun

CAMPBELL, KENNETH JOHN (422425) age: 24 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ818 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from and anti-submarine and probably shot down by the u-boat it reported it was going to attack.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jun

CURNER, REGINALD HAWIES (422537) age: 28 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ818 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from and anti-submarine and probably shot down by the u-boat it reported it was going to attack.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jun

MARTIN, IAN ERRINGTON (422221) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ818 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from and anti-submarine and probably shot down by the u-boat it reported it was going to attack.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jun

STEVENS, ERNEST EVELYN (569937) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ818 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from and anti-submarine and probably shot down by the u-boat it reported it was going to attack.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jun

McKEOWN, JOHN THIRLWELL (1005316) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ818 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from and anti-submarine and probably shot down by the u-boat it reported it was going to attack.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jun

LUSHER, VICTOR HENRY (1198113) age: 37 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ818 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from and anti-submarine and probably shot down by the u-boat it reported it was going to attack.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jun

CARMICHAEL, JOHN WILLIAM (33421) age: 25 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ818 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from and anti-submarine and probably shot down by the u-boat it reported it was going to attack.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jun

FERNSBY, GUY (2202536) age: 35 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 61 Sqn but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in North Kesteven.  He is buried in Barkby Cemetery

14-Jun

RIGBY, WILLIAM EDWARD (177660) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FB149 of No 129 Sqn, which was lost during Ramrod 998 near Lisieux.  He is buried in St Hymer Churchyard

14-Jun

BUDGETT, ROBERT ALLAN (1559089) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN700 'R' of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

14-Jun

MORTON, FRED (997680) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE580 'D' of No 150 Sqn, which was ditched off Bari en-route to attack marshalling yards at Nis.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

14-Jun

CAMERON, PATRICK (573311) age: 22 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW277 'W' of No 178 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

14-Jun

McLEAN, ROBERT (1671314) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW277 'W' of No 178 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

14-Jun

CHARLISH, MALCOLM (2202796) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW277 'W' of No 178 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

14-Jun

GILL, STEPHEN THOMAS GERAINT (1452957) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW277 'W' of No 178 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

14-Jun

COONEY, FRANK (1684744) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW277 'W' of No 178 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

14-Jun

CROUCH, RONALD CECIL ALEXANDER (171936) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN649 'R' of No 198 Sqn, which crashed in an attempted forced landing near Montebourg after being hit by flak during a armed recce.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

14-Jun

GONAY, HENRI ALPHONE CLEMENT (81635) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN661 of No 263 Sqn, which crashed in an attempted forced landing on Jersey after being hit by flak during a shipping recce.  He is buried in The Maidenhead Register

14-Jun

HARRIP, RONALD ALBERT (418403) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ305 of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Meopham Green in Kent during a training flight.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

14-Jun

MARTIN, DOUGLAS CHARLES (414812) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ305 of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Meopham Green in Kent during a training flight.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

14-Jun

SCOTT, THOMAS WILLIAM MUNRO (414603) age: 22 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ305 of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Meopham Green in Kent during a training flight.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

14-Jun

HUMPHREYS, HUGH WILLIAM (1449377) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ305 of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Meopham Green in Kent during a training flight.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

14-Jun

GOULD, IAN FREDERICK (410657) age: 24 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ305 of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Meopham Green in Kent during a training flight.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

14-Jun

CLEGG, TOM RANSLEY (1395012) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ543 of No 489 Sqn, which was shot down off the Schelde Estuary by flak from a mine-sweeper.  He is buried in Rockanje (Zeeweg) General Cemetery

14-Jun

WILSON, MAURICE KEITH HASARD (414872) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, R6888 of No 611 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s near Caen.  He is buried in Culey-le-Patry Communal Cemetery

14-Jun

ETCHELLS, GEORGE GERALD (1547707) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 1 ACC, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Habbaniya War Cemetery

14-Jun

WAKEFIELD, NORMAN GEORGE (1582235) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN172 'M' of No 11 OTU, which probably came down in Cardigan after reporting an engine failure over the Irish Sea during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Birmingham (Handsworth) Cemetery

14-Jun

GRAY, JOHN FRASER (C/18607) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

A radio mechanic he died on active service.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

14-Jun

GRAY, RONALD FRANK (1586855) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN172 'M' of No 11 OTU, which probably came down in Cardigan after reporting an engine failure over the Irish Sea during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

14-Jun

MARDEN, JOHN BARRYMORE (424775) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN172 'M' of No 11 OTU, which probably came down in Cardigan after reporting an engine failure over the Irish Sea during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

14-Jun

KEY, JOHN (3010600) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN172 'M' of No 11 OTU, which probably came down in Cardigan after reporting an engine failure over the Irish Sea during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Haughton (St Mary) Churchyard

14-Jun

WARING, ROY STANLEY (422004) age: 23 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN172 'M' of No 11 OTU, which probably came down in Cardigan after reporting an engine failure over the Irish Sea during a nigh tnavigation exercise.  He is buried in Tring Cemetery

14-Jun

BACKHOUSE, LESLIE (2210786) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN172 'M' of No 11 OTU, which probably came down in Cardigan after reporting an engine failure over the Irish Sea during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Tywyn Cemetery

14-Jun

ANKERS, EDWARD (1507990) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN172 'M' of No 11 OTU, which probably came down in Cardigan after reporting an engine failure over the Irish Sea during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Yardley (St Mary's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

14-Jun

BESLEY, GORDON WILMER (J/29732) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Canso, 9842 of No 162 RCAF Sqn, which was shot down by the U-boat it was attacking off Iceland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jun

LAWRENCE, FRANCIS WINBURN (J/23148) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Canso, 9842 of No 162 RCAF, which was shot down by the U-boat it was attacking off Iceland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jun

GISLASON, MAGNUS AUGUST (R/191413) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Canso, 9842 of No 162 RCAF, which was shot down by the U-boat it was attacking off Iceland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jun

DREGER, FREDERICK RICHARD (R/51300) age: 27 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Canso, 9842 of No 162 RCAF, which was shot down by the U-boat it was attacking off Iceland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jun

HILL, WILLIAM LESLIE (1178438) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, ND182 of No 54 OTU, which was abandoned over the North Sea following an engine failure, but he did not survive.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jun

BATES, FRANCKLIN BLAKISTON (1314157) age: 35 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, ND182 of No 54 OTU, which was abandoned over the North Sea following an engine failure, but he did not survive.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jun

EVANS, KENNETH ERIC (40619) age: 34 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito III, HJ863 of No 60 OTU, which crashed on an overshoot a High Ercall as the result of an engine failure.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

14-Jun

CLEAR, GEORGE WILLIAM (1109556) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 6234 RDF, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

14-Jun

WEBB, ROBSON COLTISH (420316) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He died from burns sustained whilst flying in Kittyhawk, FR843 of the DAF Trg Flt, which crashed whilst attempting to land with engine problems on 12 Jun 1944.  He is buried in Sangro River War Cemetery

14-Jun

STATE, JOSEPH HENRY (1610100) age: 37 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK and possibly died whilst being treated in the RAF Hospital, Halton, his death being registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in South Weald (St Peter) New Churchyard

14-Jun

HARDING, WILLIAM JOHN (929014) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Bridgend 3 Qtr.  He is buried in Barry (Merthyr Dyfan) Burial Ground

14-Jun

WICKHAM, ANTONY TRELAWNEY DFC(103011) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito III, HJ863 of No 60 OTU, which crashed on an overshoot a High Ercall as the result of an engine failure.  He is buried in Rusper (St Mary Magdalene) Churchyard.

15-Jun

GOODRIDGE, NOEL (410839) age: 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL889 LS-B of No 15 Sqn, which  was lost during a raid against E-boat facilities at Le Havre.  He is buried in Fecamp (Le Val Aux Clercs) Communal Cemetery

15-Jun

ROLFE, RONALD JOHN (1850207) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL889 LS-B of No 15 Sqn, which  was lost during a raid against E-boat facilities at Le Havre.  He is buried in Fecamp (Le Val Aux Clercs) Communal Cemetery

15-Jun

WEIR, JAMES KENNETH (133093) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL889 LS-B of No 15 Sqn, which  was lost during a raid against E-boat facilities at Le Havre.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jun

PURRY, RONALD LEONARD (425099) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL889 LS-B of No 15 Sqn, which  was lost during a raid against E-boat facilities at Le Havre.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jun

NIXON, THOMAS LOWRY (1796296) age: 19 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL889 LS-B of No 15 Sqn, which  was lost during a raid against E-boat facilities at Le Havre.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jun

CANTWELL, CHRISTOPHER FELIX (1493381) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL889 LS-B of No 15 Sqn, which  was lost during a raid against E-boat facilities at Le Havre.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jun

OXLEY, WALTER (153229) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS938 of No 21 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to the Caen/Alencon.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jun

CROLL, IAN BRUCE (C/312) age: 34 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS938 of No 21 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to the Caen/Alencon.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jun

COOPER, NORMAN ERNEST (152008) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LV874 EY-P of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Bersee during a raid against railway targets at Douai.  He is buried in Bersee Communal Cemetery

15-Jun

MURRAY, WILLIAM JOHN (125146) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LV874 EY-P of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Bersee during a raid against railway targets at Douai.  He is buried in Bersee Communal Cemetery

15-Jun

PIERCE, LEONARD WILLIAM ALDRIDGE (177335) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LV874 EY-P of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Bersee during a raid against railway targets at Douai.  He is buried in Bersee Communal Cemetery

15-Jun

FREER, WILLIAM HAROLD (1580825) age:  RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LV874 EY-P of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Bersee during a raid against railway targets at Douai.  He is buried in Bersee Communal Cemetery

15-Jun

KILLINGBACK, JOHN HAROLD BRUCE (1615908) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LV874 EY-P of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Bersee during a raid against railway targets at Douai.  He is buried in Bersee Communal Cemetery

15-Jun

McILROY, ALFRED (1684767) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LV874 EY-P of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Bersee during a raid against railway targets at Douai.  He is buried in Bersee Communal Cemetery

15-Jun

WILSON, CYRIL GEORGE (1894608) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LV874 EY-P of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Bersee during a raid against railway targets at Douai.  He is buried in Bersee Communal Cemetery

15-Jun

HARDING, J D H (103790V) age: 25 SAAF

Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, JF290 of No 92 Sqn, which was shot down near Lake Trasimeno by flak.  He is buried in Assisi War Cemetery

15-Jun

HUGHES, OWEN PETER (J/93658) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK550 KO-Y of No 115 Sqn, which came down at Oisy-le-Verger during a raid against railway targets at Valenciennes.  He is buried in Oisy-le-Verger Communal Cemetery

15-Jun

LECKIE, ROBERT CLARK(J/28502) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK550 KO-Y of No 115 Sqn, which came down at Oisy-le-Verger during a raid against railway targets at Valenciennes.  He is buried in Oisy-le-Verger Communal Cemetery

15-Jun

ARMSTRONG, DAVID (1795827) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK550 KO-Y of No 115 Sqn, which came down at Oisy-le-Verger during a raid against railway targets at Valenciennes.  He is buried in Oisy-le-Verger Communal Cemetery

15-Jun

THOMAS, RICHARD JOHN (1671438) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK550 KO-Y of No 115 Sqn, which came down at Oisy-le-Verger during a raid against railway targets at Valenciennes.  He is buried in Oisy-le-Verger Communal Cemetery

15-Jun

FIELDHOUSE, CYRIL WILLIAM (1642303) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK550 KO-Y of No 115 Sqn, which came down at Oisy-le-Verger during a raid against railway targets at Valenciennes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jun

FORD, JOHN EDWARD (R/120750) age: 24 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV837 'A' of No 160 Sqn, which crashed into the jungle after stalling off a steep turn.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

15-Jun

HUTCHINSON, ROBERT CHARLES (1133055) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV837 'A' of No 160 Sqn, which crashed into the jungle after stalling off a steep turn.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

15-Jun

DUNK, EDGAR VERNON (178008) age: 28 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV837 'A' of No 160 Sqn, which crashed into the jungle after stalling off a steep turn.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

15-Jun

STOW, ROBERT DOUGLAS (938440) age: 31 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV837 'A' of No 160 Sqn, which crashed into the jungle after stalling off a steep turn.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

15-Jun

SORRIE, ALBERT WILLIAM (1425985) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV837 'A' of No 160 Sqn, which crashed into the jungle after stalling off a steep turn.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

15-Jun

MILLER, WILLIAM GEORGE ALLEN (423834) age: 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV837 'A' of No 160 Sqn, which crashed into the jungle after stalling off a steep turn.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

15-Jun

WILLIAMS, ARTHUR (1112785) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV837 'A' of No 160 Sqn, which crashed into the jungle after stalling off a steep turn.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

15-Jun

ABEL, CHARLES THOMAS (1190309) age: 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV837 'A' of No 160 Sqn, which crashed into the jungle after stalling off a steep turn.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

15-Jun

ROTHERAM, SISSON EDE (143718) age: 23 RAF (RAFO)

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF446 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine sortie over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jun

KAHNE, ARTHUR HAROLD EVANS (85010) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF446 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine sortie over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jun

WALLACE, DONALD (J/17372) age: 32 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF446 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine sortie over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jun

HOLLAND, GEORGE SAMUEL (1314940) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF446 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine sortie over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jun

PETRIE, KENNETH (39336) age: Unknown RAFVR

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF446 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine sortie over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jun

MANLEY-TUCKER, GEORGE REGINALD(157750) age: 36 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF446 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine sortie over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jun

LEITCH, CECIL DESMOND (J/88418) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was flying in Typhoon IB, MN481 of No 175 Sqn, which he abandoned over the English Channel following an engine failure but he drowned.  He is buried in Parkhurst Military Cemetery

15-Jun

LEAMING, WILLIAM CLOTHIER (J/20386) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF309 of No 179 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jun

NAIRN, LLOYD STEPHEN (J/24906) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF309 of No 179 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jun

CRUMPTON, ALBERT CHARLES (1267031) age: 36 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF309 of No 179 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jun

SAMMES, ALFRED FRANK (1339658) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF309 of No 179 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jun

SMART, ERNEST GEORGE (1386596) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF309 of No 179 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jun

WOOD, ARTHUR GEORGE FREDERICK (1318834) age: 33 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF309 of No 179 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jun

DAVIES, JOHN DERRICK EDWARDS (176215) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell, II, FW249 of No 180 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid on a Panzer HQ.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

15-Jun

BARTLEY, EDWARD LAWTON (976897) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN175 'U' of No 198 Sqn, which abandoned near Enronville after being hit by flak but he was too low for his parachute to fully deploy.  He is buried in Envronville Churchyard

15-Jun

McDONALD, WILLIAM JAMES (622504) age: 25 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX258 'H' of No 202 Sqn, which flew into mountains in Spanish Morocco whilst patrolling along the coast.  He is buried in Melilla Cemetery, Spain, North Africa

15-Jun

LANG, CHARLES ERNEST (913798) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX258 'H' of No 202 Sqn, which flew into mountains in Spanish Morocco whilst patrolling along the coast.  He is buried in Melilla Cemetery, Spain, North Africa

15-Jun

CLARK-HALL, ROBERT WILLIAM (417266) age: 23 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX258 'H' of No 202 Sqn, which flew into mountains in Spanish Morocco whilst patrolling along the coast.  He is buried in Melilla Cemetery, Spain, North Africa

15-Jun

KEEN, HARRY ROY (150550) age: 19 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX258 'H' of No 202 Sqn, which flew into mountains in Spanish Morocco whilst patrolling along the coast.  He is buried in Melilla Cemetery, Spain, North Africa

15-Jun

BOYLE, DOUGLAS (122350) age: 32 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX258 'H' of No 202 Sqn, which flew into mountains in Spanish Morocco whilst patrolling along the coast.  He is buried in Melilla Cemetery, Spain, North Africa

15-Jun

POLE, ROBERT WILLIAM (1313820) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX258 'H' of No 202 Sqn, which flew into mountains in Spanish Morocco whilst patrolling along the coast.  He is buried in Melilla Cemetery, Spain, North Africa

15-Jun

SQUIRE, SAMUEL LESTER (1315832) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX258 'H' of No 202 Sqn, which flew into mountains in Spanish Morocco whilst patrolling along the coast.  He is buried in Melilla Cemetery, Spain, North Africa

15-Jun

McNEAL, EDWARD GEORGE (749891) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX258 'H' of No 202 Sqn, which flew into mountains in Spanish Morocco whilst patrolling along the coast.  He is buried in Melilla Cemetery, Spain, North Africa

15-Jun

ALLEN, RONALD VIVIAN (1199337) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX258 'H' of No 202 Sqn, which flew into mountains in Spanish Morocco whilst patrolling along the coast.  He is buried in Melilla Cemetery, Spain, North Africa

15-Jun

BRANT, EDGAR JAMES (1151639) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 220 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Barnstaple.  He is buried in Birmingham (Quniton) Cemetery, Warley

15-Jun

WINDELER, WILLIAM JAMES (J/12065) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN292 of No 263 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing near Launceston in Cornwall after being hit by flak near Jersey during a Roadstead.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

15-Jun

SANDVIG, K () age: 

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MJ728 'T' of No 331 Sqn, which he abandoned over Evreux airfield after being hit by flak, but he was too low for his parachute to deploy fully.  He is buried in

15-Jun

CURRY, LORNE FRANKLIN (J/26130) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK941 of No 421 Sqn, which was shot down by enemy fighters during a evening patrol.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

15-Jun

McEVOY, DONALD RALPH (J/88896) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LW715 KW-Q of No 425 Sqn, which came down at Desvres near Boulogne during a raid against shipping.  He is buried in Marquise Communal Cemetery

15-Jun

ADAMS, CLIFFORD (1450691) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LW715 KW-Q of No 425 Sqn, which came down at Desvres near Boulogne during a raid against shipping.  He is buried in Marquise Communal Cemetery

15-Jun

RAMSDELL, C H USAAF() age: Killed

Flt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LV966 BM-P of No 433 Sqn, which came down at Saultain during a raid against railway targets at Cambrai.  He is buried in

15-Jun

WOOD, DAVID GILCHRIST (1569915) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LV966 BM-P of No 433 Sqn, which came down at Saultain during a raid against railway targets at Cambrai.  He is buried in Valenciennes (St Roch) Communal Cemetery

15-Jun

BUCKINGHAM, JOHN ALEXANDER (R/ 189537) age: 22 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LV966 BM-P of No 433 Sqn, which came down at Saultain during a raid against railway targets at Cambrai.  He is buried in Valenciennes (St Roch) Communal Cemetery

15-Jun

RATHBONE, JOHN (178322) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LV966 BM-P of No 433 Sqn, which came down at Saultain during a raid against railway targets at Cambrai.  He is buried in Valenciennes (St Roch) Communal Cemetery

15-Jun

BONNETT, LEONARD DOUGLAS (J/86904) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LV966 BM-P of No 433 Sqn, which came down at Saultain during a raid against railway targets at Cambrai.  He is buried in Valenciennes (St Roch) Communal Cemetery

15-Jun

PORTER, RUSSEL LYLE (J/ 86838) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LV966 BM-P of No 433 Sqn, which came down at Saultain during a raid against railway targets at Cambrai.  He is buried in Valenciennes (St Roch) Communal Cemetery

15-Jun

WALLBANK, DONALD (J/89460) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LV966 BM-P of No 433 Sqn, which came down at Saultain during a raid against railway targets at Cambrai.  He is buried in Valenciennes (St Roch) Communal Cemetery

15-Jun

GRIFFITHS, FREDERICK THOMAS (160936) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 548 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Adelaide River War Cemetery

15-Jun

HEWITT, JOHN HENRY (161083) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE172 6O-T of No 582 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Adinkerke during a raid against railway targets at Douai.  He is buried in Coxyde Military Cemetery

15-Jun

BOUCH, ALBERT (1336404) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE172 6O-T of No 582 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Adinkerke during a raid against railway targets at Douai.  He is buried in Coxyde Military Cemetery

15-Jun

COTTRELL, GILBERT VALENTINE (1350378) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE172 6O-T of No 582 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Adinkerke during a raid against railway targets at Douai.  He is buried in Coxyde Military Cemetery

15-Jun

CLENAHAN, ROBERT LONSDALE (175564) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE172 6O-T of No 582 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Adinkerke during a raid against railway targets at Douai.  He is buried in Coxyde Military Cemetery

15-Jun

CROSBY, VINCENT BRIAN (179049) age: 33 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE172 6O-T of No 582 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Adinkerke during a raid against railway targets at Douai.  He is buried in Coxyde Military Cemetery

15-Jun

FLYNN, DENIS (177272) age: 31 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE172 6O-T of No 582 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Adinkerke during a raid against railway targets at Douai.  He is buried in Coxyde Military Cemetery

15-Jun

WILSON, HARRY LOUIS (172790) age: 27 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE172 6O-T of No 582 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Adinkerke during a raid against railway targets at Douai.  He is buried in Coxyde Military Cemetery

15-Jun

SMITH, WALTER (1483335) age: 21 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE172 6O-T of No 582 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Adinkerke during a raid against railway targets at Douai.  He is buried in Coxyde Military Cemetery

15-Jun

KENNEDY, ERIC DAVID (420012) age: 24 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, JG865 of No 615 Sqn, which crashed whilst returning from a Dakota escort sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

15-Jun

HYDE, ARTHUR REGINALD (169440) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, JL322 of No 615 Sqn, which crashed whilst returning from a Dakota escort sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

15-Jun

McKAY, JAMES BORDRO (1387314) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, MA694 of No 615 Sqn, which crashed whilst returning from a Dakota escort sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

15-Jun

LAWRENCE, JAMES ARTHUR (1192005) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 1 BPD, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

15-Jun

RICKARD, JOHN MILTON (J/23613) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIC, JL855 of No 132 OTU, which crashed onto the sea off Berwick on Tweed during an air-firing exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jun

THOMSON, NORMAN WALKER (1347010) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIC, JL855 of No 132 OTU, which crashed onto the sea off Berwick on Tweed during an air-firing exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jun

GOLDEN, WILLIAM HENRY (1470769) age: 38 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 182 Wing, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

15-Jun

BROWN, ALBERT (941969) age: 23 RAFVR

Cpl

A member of No 243 Wing he was possibly killed flying in C-47, 41-7793 of the USAAF, which was lost on this date.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Jun

GRANT, JOHN GRIGOR MACKENZIE (401759) age: 28 RNZAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, HW408 of No 26 AACU, which crashed at an angle of 45 degrees whilst the pilot was attempting to make a forced landing having been blinded by coolant sprayed into his face following an engine failure.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

15-Jun

MACKINTOSH, ALEXANDER JOHN (1120288) age: 34 RAFVR

LAC

He died from heat stroke in the British Military Hospital whilst serving as a Flight Mechanic (Airframes) with No 342 MU.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery.

15-Jun

MAXFIELD, JAMES (1305565) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 4 Beach Sqn, when he struck a mine with a pick-axe whilst digging a trench on the beach.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery.

15-Jun

McCAFFREY, WILLIAM (1077467) age: 27 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 7 SoTT, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

15-Jun

CLIFFE, JOHN WILLIAM (334172) age: 42 RAF

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving at AHQ Malta, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

15-Jun

SEARBY, GEORGE HERBERT (989769) age: 25 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with the RAFP ME, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery

16-Jun

TASKER, BERNARD CYRIL (412278) age: 30 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, FR892 of No 2 Sqn, which was shot down near St Julien by a Fw 190 during a tactical recce sortie.  He is buried in Ste Marguerite-des-Loges Churchyard

16-Jun

NICOLSON, CECIL (1134746) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB455 MG-N of No 7 Sqn, which came down at Anzegem in Belgium during a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is buried in Anzegem Communal Cemetery

16-Jun

WATTS, JAMES EDWARD (1163515) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB455 MG-N of No 7 Sqn, which came down at Anzegem in Belgium during a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is buried in Anzegem Communal Cemetery

16-Jun

WESTON, CYRIL JOHN (1437390) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB455 MG-N of No 7 Sqn, which came down at Anzegem in Belgium during a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is buried in Anzegem Communal Cemetery

16-Jun

MUIR, STEWART DONALD (16967) age: 22 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB455 MG-N of No 7 Sqn, which came down at Anzegem in Belgium during a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is buried in Anzegem Communal Cemetery

16-Jun

COOLES, DOUGLAS REGINALD (177978) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB455 MG-N of No 7 Sqn, which came down at Anzegem in Belgium during a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is buried in Anzegem Communal Cemetery

16-Jun

DEVLIN, JOHN (627399) age: 23 RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB455 MG-N of No 7 Sqn, which came down at Anzegem in Belgium during a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is buried in Anzegem Communal Cemetery

16-Jun

GRANT, ALAN CHARLES WILLIAM (420185) age: 24 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND744 MG-F of No 7 Sqn, which came down at Arras during a raid against railway targets at Valenciennes.  He is buried in Arras Communal Cemetery

16-Jun

MARTIN, RICHARD CHARLES (J/89735) age: 29 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND744 MG-F of No 7 Sqn, which came down at Arras during a raid against railway targets at Valenciennes.  He is buried in Arras Communal Cemetery

16-Jun

BARRATT, THOMAS (1684379) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND744 MG-F of No 7 Sqn, which came down at Arras during a raid against railway targets at Valenciennes.  He is buried in Arras Communal Cemetery

16-Jun

NEWTON, WILLIAM ALBERT EDWARD (BILL) (1292158) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND744 MG-F of No 7 Sqn, which came down at Arras during a raid against railway targets at Valenciennes.  He is buried in Arras Communal Cemetery

16-Jun

SPENCE, JOHN ALASTAIR (1096374) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LX486 of No 39 Sqn, which was lost whilst attacking enemy shipping off the Istrian coast.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

16-Jun

BARNES, NORMAN ERIC JOHN (1339263) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LX486 of No 39 Sqn, which was lost whilst attacking enemy shipping off the Istrian coast.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

16-Jun

CLACK, BASIL ALFRED (152041) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME783 QR-E of No 61 Sqn, which came down at Besse-Thure during a raid on an ammo dump at Fouillard and a fuel dump at Chatellerault in France.  He is buried in Escoublac-la-Baule War Cemetery

16-Jun

JONES, ERNEST (152737) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME783 QR-E of No 61 Sqn, which came down at Besse-Thure during a raid on an ammo dump at Fouillard and a fuel dump at Chatellerault in France.  He is buried in Escoublac-la-Baule War Cemetery

16-Jun

GOODYER, EDMOND JACK (424451) age: 31 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME783 QR-E of No 61 Sqn, which came down at Besse-Thure during a raid on an ammo dump at Fouillard and a fuel dump at Chatellerault in France.  He is buried in Escoublac-la-Baule War Cemetery

16-Jun

FOYLE, G V (1853072) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME783 QR-E of No 61 Sqn, which came down at Besse-Thure during a raid on an ammo dump at Fouillard and a fuel dump at Chatellerault in France.  He is buried in Escoublac-la-Baule War Cemetery

16-Jun

HUGHES, J (1120984) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME783 QR-E of No 61 Sqn, which came down at Besse-Thure during a raid on an ammo dump at Fouillard and a fuel dump at Chatellerault in France.  He is buried in Escoublac-la-Baule War Cemetery

16-Jun

PRICE, ERNEST FREDERICK (1866332) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME783 QR-E of No 61 Sqn, which came down at Besse-Thure during a raid on an ammo dump at Fouillard and a fuel dump at Chatellerault in France.  He is buried in Escoublac-la-Baule War Cemetery

16-Jun

STOVOLD, WILLIE (2211352) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME783 QR-E of No 61 Sqn, which came down at Besse-Thure during a raid on an ammo dump at Fouillard and a fuel dump at Chatellerault in France.  He is buried in Escoublac-la-Baule War Cemetery

16-Jun

DUNCAN, JOHN DAVID MCALPIN(1550953) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, BM129 of No 64 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near St Lo during a beach patrol.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

16-Jun

BETLEY, ROLAND DESMOND ERNEST (421495) age: 22 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL888 AA-X of No 75 Sqn, which came down at Rieux-en-Cambresis during a raid against railway targets at Valenciennes.  He is buried in Rieux Communal Cemetery

16-Jun

COOK, PETER JACKSON (42708) age: 21 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL888 AA-X of No 75 Sqn, which came down at Rieux-en-Cambresis during a raid against railway targets at Valenciennes.  He is buried in Rieux Communal Cemetery

16-Jun

HALE, LAWRENCE EASTMURE (42395) age: 26 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL888 AA-X of No 75 Sqn, which came down at Rieux-en-Cambresis during a raid against railway targets at Valenciennes.  He is buried in Rieux Communal Cemetery

16-Jun

GILLIATT, EDWARD GEORGE (648452) age: 22 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL888 AA-X of No 75 Sqn, which came down at Rieux-en-Cambresis during a raid against railway targets at Valenciennes.  He is buried in Rieux Communal Cemetery

16-Jun

GRIFFITHS, BASIL (1578754) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL888 AA-X of No 75 Sqn, which came down at Rieux-en-Cambresis during a raid against railway targets at Valenciennes.  He is buried in Rieux Communal Cemetery

16-Jun

HOWE, RONALD (993314) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL888 AA-X of No 75 Sqn, which came down at Rieux-en-Cambresis during a raid against railway targets at Valenciennes.  He is buried in Rieux Communal Cemetery

16-Jun

TOOHEY, EDWARD WALLACE (416672) age: 22 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL888 AA-X of No 75 Sqn, which came down at Rieux-en-Cambresis during a raid against railway targets at Valenciennes.  He is buried in Rieux Communal Cemetery

16-Jun

HUGHES, CYRIL HERBERT (1161113) age: 28 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the 115 but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Northampton.  He is buried in Northampton (Kingsthorpe) Cemetery

16-Jun

JONES, GODFRED JAMES FREW (89062) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN200 'R' of No 181 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking enemy MT near Tilly-sur-Seules.  He is buried in St Manvieu War Cemetery, Cheux

16-Jun

MILL, ALEXANDER (1366149) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, (not MP641) of No 294 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery

16-Jun

PARSONS, WILLIAM JOHN (175708) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, (not MP641) of No 294 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery

16-Jun

BROOKS, RONALD DOUGLAS (J/86539) age: 31 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, (not MP641) of No 294 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery

16-Jun

HERRICK, MICHAEL JAMES  (33566) age: 23 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS913  of No 305 Sqn, which he abandoned after being damaged by fire from a Fw 190 during a Ranger to Denmark but he did not survive.  He is buried in Frederikshavn Cemetery

16-Jun

TURSKI, Aleksander Marian (P.0862) age: 36 PAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS913  of No 305 Sqn, which he abandoned after being damaged by fire from a Fw 190 during a Ranger to Denmark but he did not survive.  He is buried in Frederikshavn Cemetery

16-Jun

CRUMBLEY, WILLIAM MICHAEL (129767) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB729 LQ-E of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jun

KEENAN, JOHN IGNATIUS JOSEPH (J/14033) age: 29 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB729 LQ-E of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jun

WICKENS, HERBERT ASQUITH (J/21632) age: 29 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB729 LQ-E of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jun

MARCHANT, WALTER SIDNEY (1393299) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB729 LQ-E of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jun

SMITH, ERIC GEORGE (R/114479) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB729 LQ-E of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jun

ELLIS, RONALD OBERLIN (J/85047) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB729 LQ-E of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jun

HAYES, JOHN DOUGLAS (J/85037) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB729 LQ-E of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jun

RETTER, ALAN JOSEPH (J/85040) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB729 LQ-E of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jun

GAMSBY, AUSTIN GORDON (J/23114) age: 30 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND343 LQ-J of No 405 Sqn, which was hit by flak, bursting into flames and exploded during a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

16-Jun

GREENE, PHILIP SANSON (J/87726) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND343 LQ-J of No 405 Sqn, which was hit by flak, bursting into flames and exploded during a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

16-Jun

HUFF, WALTER DONALD (J/89052) age: 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND343 LQ-J of No 405 Sqn, which was hit by flak, bursting into flames and exploded during a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

16-Jun

MORRILL, WARREN ARTHUR (J/89461) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND343 LQ-J of No 405 Sqn, which was hit by flak, bursting into flames and exploded during a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

16-Jun

ROBERTS, CYRIL EDMUND (C/91052) age: Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND343 LQ-J of No 405 Sqn, which was hit by flak, bursting into flames and exploded during a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

16-Jun

VIVIAN, JACK KENNETH (J/87751) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND343 LQ-J of No 405 Sqn, which was hit by flak, bursting into flames and exploded during a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

16-Jun

INGALLS, BRUCE JOHNSTON DFC(J/17096) age: 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, JF748 of No 417 Sqn, which crashed near Lake Trasimeno after being hit by flak on a strafing sortie.  He is buried in Assisi War Cemetery

16-Jun

HALL, JAMES DICKIE (C/1624) age: 22 RCAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK397 of No 443 Sqn, which was shot down by a combination of fighters and flak near Breteville sur Laize during a evening sweep.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

16-Jun

PEREZ GOMEZ, LUIS (J/29172) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK607 'W' of No 443 Sqn, which was shot down by a combination of fighters and flak during a evening sweep.  He is buried in Sassy Churchyard

16-Jun

RUSSEL, HUGH (J/5818) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, NH300 'T' of No 443 Sqn, which was shot down by a combination of fighters and flak during a evening sweep.  He is buried in St Charles de Percy War Cemetery

16-Jun

SPENCER, RONALD BERNARD (425771) age: 29 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS816 JI-O of No 514 Sqn, which came down at Croisilles during a raid against railway targets at Valenciennes.  He is buried in Croisilles British Cemetery

16-Jun

PROWLES, CHARLES FRANK (TED) (177531) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS816 JI-O of No 514 Sqn, which came down at Croisilles during a raid against railway targets at Valenciennes.  He is buried in Croisilles British Cemetery

16-Jun

HOLMES, ARTHUR ALBERT (519212) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS816 JI-O of No 514 Sqn, which came down at Croisilles during a raid against railway targets at Valenciennes.  He is buried in Croisilles British Cemetery

16-Jun

OSBORN, HENRY ALBERT (1715000) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS816 JI-O of No 514 Sqn, which came down at Croisilles during a raid against railway targets at Valenciennes.  He is buried in Croisilles British Cemetery

16-Jun

PORRELLI, JOHN (1594519) age: 35 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS816 JI-O of No 514 Sqn, which came down at Croisilles during a raid against railway targets at Valenciennes.  He is buried in Croisilles British Cemetery

16-Jun

SURTEES, RAYMOND (1670154) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS816 JI-O of No 514 Sqn, which came down at Croisilles during a raid against railway targets at Valenciennes.  He is buried in Croisilles British Cemetery

16-Jun

HUTT, RAYMOND HAROLD (1575248) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL690 JI-J of No 514 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Iwuy during a raid against railway targets at Valenciennes.  He is buried in Iwuy Communal Cemetery

16-Jun

SPENCER, FRANK RICHARD (1433953) age: 19 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL690 JI-J of No 514 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Iwuy during a raid against railway targets at Valenciennes.  He is buried in Rieux Communal Cemetery

16-Jun

KINGHAM, ERNEST ARTHUR (174119) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL690 JI-J of No 514 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Iwuy during a raid against railway targets at Valenciennes.  He is buried in Rieux Communal Cemetery

16-Jun

DAVIS, DANIEL GEORGE (J/92608) age: 27 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL690 JI-J of No 514 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Iwuy during a raid against railway targets at Valenciennes.  He is buried in Rieux Communal Cemetery

16-Jun

ANSELL, FREDERICK NEAL(1895351) age: 34 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL690 JI-J of No 514 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Iwuy during a raid against railway targets at Valenciennes.  He is buried in Rieux Communal Cemetery

16-Jun

BLACK, JOSEPH (1531244) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL690 JI-J of No 514 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Iwuy during a raid against railway targets at Valenciennes.  He is buried in Rieux Communal Cemetery

16-Jun

BLOOM, BENJAMIN (1414792) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL690 JI-J of No 514 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Iwuy during a raid against railway targets at Valenciennes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jun

BRANDWOOD, FRANK BERTRAM (133217) age: 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI ML975 8K-F of No 571 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Marbeck during a raid against Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Jun

MILLER, JOHN (133956) age: 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI ML975 8K-F of No 571 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Marbeck during a raid against Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Jun

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM THOMAS (53787) age: 23 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND502 6O-N of No 582 Sqn, which came down at Arras during a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is buried in Ste Catherine Communal Cemetery

16-Jun

PARR, SIDNEY (622838) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND502 6O-N of No 582 Sqn, which came down at Arras during a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is buried in Ste Catherine Communal Cemetery

16-Jun

AMES, RICHARD HARRY (1321473) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND502 6O-N of No 582 Sqn, which came down at Arras during a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is buried in Ste Catherine Communal Cemetery

16-Jun

HARRIS, HAROLD (1458651) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND502 6O-N of No 582 Sqn, which came down at Arras during a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is buried in Ste Catherine Communal Cemetery

16-Jun

LONG-HARTLEY, PAUL (1388549) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND502 6O-N of No 582 Sqn, which came down at Arras during a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is buried in Ste Catherine Communal Cemetery

16-Jun

TUTT, NORMAN JAMES (176275) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND502 6O-N of No 582 Sqn, which came down at Arras during a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is buried in Ste Catherine Communal Cemetery

16-Jun

LASCELLES, ERIC THOMAS (1588394) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MJ389 of No 601 Sqn, which failed to return and was probably shot down by flak near Perugia.  He is buried in Assisi War Cemetery

16-Jun

SMALL, DONALD LOREN (R/200870) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP238 'Q' of No 624 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Blida after clipping a Wellington.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery.

16-Jun

CATERER, JAMES (134311) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB728 F2-B of No 635 Sqn, which came down at Beaurains during a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is buried in Beaurains Communal Cemetery

16-Jun

BEESON, WILLIAM JOSEPH (1389096) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB728 F2-B of No 635 Sqn, which came down at Beaurains during a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jun

FARRALL, DENNIS (2209858) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB728 F2-B of No 635 Sqn, which came down at Beaurains during a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jun

SKUTT, HAROLD (1430914) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB728 F2-B of No 635 Sqn, which came down at Beaurains during a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jun

GRIFFITHS, DAVID (1389070) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PA987 F2-O of No 635 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jun

HOWELL, EDWARD LEONARD COLSTON (1317047) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PA987 F2-O of No 635 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jun

IBALL, WILLIAM HAROLD (1018307) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PA987 F2-O of No 635 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jun

WASPE, ERIC JOHN (1335368) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PA987 F2-O of No 635 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jun

WHITEHEAD, HENRY PETER (1333766) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PA987 F2-O of No 635 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jun

GLASS, ROY (1605575) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PA987 F2-O of No 635 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jun

HARDING, ARTHUR CHARLES (1603957) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PA987 F2-O of No 635 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against railway targets at Lens.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jun

CRAN, CHARLES WILLIAM (1242906) age: 23 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 5020 (Airfield Construction) Sqn but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Lajes War Cemetery

16-Jun

BAKER, ERNEST REGINALD (40660) age: 30 RAFVR

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN754 of No 146 Wing, which was shot down by flak near Caen.  He is buried in Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Reviers

16-Jun

WALLACE, LESLIE ERNEST DANIEL (1266587) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura V, JS890 of No 17 SAAF, which flew into high ground on its return from a patrol.  He is buried in Bone War Cemetery, Annaba

16-Jun

DIXON, FREDERICK ALLEN (J/35425) age: Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ715 of No 22 OTU, which flew into the side of Red Pike in the Lake District whilst flying in cloud during a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

16-Jun

SIMONSON, ROY EDWARD (J/19182) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ715 of No 22 OTU, which flew into the side of Red Pike in the Lake District whilst flying in cloud during a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

16-Jun

TITLEMAN, DANIEL (J/38329) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ715 of No 22 OTU, which flew into the side of Red Pike in the Lake District whilst flying in cloud during a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

16-Jun

UNTERSEHER, EMIL (J/16129) age: 28 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ715 of No 22 OTU, which flew into the side of Red Pike in the Lake District whilst flying in cloud during a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

16-Jun

COOPER, ALBERT DIGBY (J/18201) age: 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ715 of No 22 OTU, which flew into the side of Red Pike in the Lake District whilst flying in cloud during a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

16-Jun

ANDERSON, GEORGE McCRIMMON (R/168378) age: 29 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ715 of No 22 OTU, which flew into the side of Red Pike in the Lake District whilst flying in cloud during a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

16-Jun

HODGES, CAMPBELL MCRAE (R/266186) age: 34 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ715 of No 22 OTU, which flew into the side of Red Pike in the Lake District whilst flying in cloud during a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

16-Jun

COATHUP, GEORGE RICHARD (R/115256) age: 22 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ715 of No 22 OTU, which flew into the side of Red Pike in the Lake District whilst flying in cloud during a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

16-Jun

STONE, GORDON BARRY (1473059) age: 20 RAFVR

AC2

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Harvard II, EX242 of No 22 SFTS, which crashed in Southern Rhodesia, no further details (A-B states 17 Jun 1944).  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery

16-Jun

SLACK, AUBREY NEWMAN (1613196) age: 32 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving at No 326 MU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

16-Jun

CAHILL, GEORGE TIMOTHY JOHN (1335638) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

A member of No 34 Sqn, he was possibly killed when Liberator III, BZ959 'E' of No 357 Sqn collided with a lorry and another aircraft during a fast taxying run to test the brakes.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery.

16-Jun

GORE, EDWIN (1132621) age: 23 RAFVR

Cpl

A member of No 144 RSU, he was possibly killed when Liberator III, BZ959 'E' of No 357 Sqn collided with a lorry and another aircraft during a fast taxying run to test the brakes.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery.

16-Jun

HUMPHRIES, RAYMOND (567636) age: 24 RAF

Flt Sgt

A member of No 144 RSU, he was possibly killed when Liberator III, BZ959 'E' of No 357 Sqn collided with a lorry and another aircraft during a fast taxying run to test the brakes.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery.

16-Jun

WHITLOCK, ROBERT (163028) age: 32 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE766 of No 76 OTU, which was abandoned near Breha in Palestine during a night navigation exercise following an engine failure.  He is buried in Sidon War Cemetery

16-Jun

URBANSKI, Jozef(P.0878) age: 34 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, ED236  of the ECFS, which flew into a wall whilst carrying out a BABS approach at Castle Coombe, Wiltshire.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

16-Jun

JEFFERIES, WILLIAM PETER (100542) age: 31 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, ED236  of the ECFS, which flew into a wall whilst carrying out a BABS approach at Castle Coombe, Wiltshire.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

16-Jun

HAYDEN-THOMAS, PIETER J. AFC(P/102652V) age: 27 SAAF

Maj

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, ED236  of the ECFS, which flew into a wall whilst carrying out a BABS approach at Castle Coombe, Wiltshire.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

16-Jun

TAYLOR, FREDERICK (1800802) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN867 of No 77 OTU, which was lost on this date.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery.

16-Jun

GREENWOOD, JOHN BRIAN (1458102) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN867 of No 77 OTU, which was lost on this date.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

16-Jun

McLACHLAN, IAN (1238118) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN867 of No 77 OTU, which was lost on this date.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

16-Jun

HALEY, FREDERICK (611486) age: 26 RAF

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN867 of No 77 OTU, which was lost on this date.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

16-Jun

SMALE, JOHN GIDEON RICHARD (1651615) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN867 of No 77 OTU, which was lost on this date.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

16-Jun

NICHOLS, REGINALD HARRY (1643554) age: 31 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Bromley.  He is buried in East Wickham (St  Michael) Churchyard

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