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Casualties - 18 - 21 June 1944


18-Jun

TESTER, DERRICK LLOYD (1246313) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 43 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bolsena War Cemetery

18-Jun

CHUBB, ALBERT EDWARD (1254054) age: 28 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 93 Sqn but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

18-Jun

BUNN, JOHN GILLAM (1612957) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, KV934 of No 108 Sqn, which crashed into a dispersal pen at Luqa after swinging on take off.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

18-Jun

FIRTH, KENNETH (570681) age: 23 RAF

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, KV934 of No 108 Sqn, which crashed into a dispersal pen at Luqa after swinging on take off.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

18-Jun

SMITH, IAN HARRISON (423913) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK559 A4-H of No 115 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Gannes and exploded during a raid against railway targets at Montdidier.  He is buried in Gannes Communal Cemetery

18-Jun

VAN COOTEN, JOHN WILLIAM (426716) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK559 A4-H of No 115 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Gannes and exploded during a raid against railway targets at Montdidier.  He is buried in Gannes Communal Cemetery

18-Jun

TRAILL, JOHN ALAN (423186) age: 21 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK559 A4-H of No 115 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Gannes and exploded during a raid against railway targets at Montdidier.  He is buried in Gannes Communal Cemetery

18-Jun

DAWSON, DOUGLAS ALBERT (574270) age: 22 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK559 A4-H of No 115 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Gannes and exploded during a raid against railway targets at Montdidier.  He is buried in Gannes Communal Cemetery

18-Jun

LAXTON, KENNETH EDGAR (1816757) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK559 A4-H of No 115 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Gannes and exploded during a raid against railway targets at Montdidier.  He is buried in Gannes Communal Cemetery

18-Jun

STAPLEY, ERNEST EDWIN (1896471) age: 35 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK559 A4-H of No 115 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Gannes and exploded during a raid against railway targets at Montdidier.  He is buried in Gannes Communal Cemetery

18-Jun

DUFF, PETER (1059197) age: 34 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK559 A4-H of No 115 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Gannes and exploded during a raid against railway targets at Montdidier.  He is buried in Gannes Communal Cemetery

18-Jun

JOYCE, ERNEST LESLIE (40770) age: 24 RNZAF

Sqn Ldr

He died from injuries sustained the previous evening whilst flying in Mustang III, FX986 of No 122 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 near Evreux during an armed recce.  He is buried in Marville-les-Bois Communal Cemetery

18-Jun

DAY, ROBERT LIONEL FRANK (41263) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, ML120 'P' of No 132 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during combat with a Fw 190 near Evreux during a Ranger sortie.  He is buried in Connelles Churchyard

18-Jun

MASON, DONALD WILLIAM (413220) age: 25 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN132 'K' of No 198 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Boulon during an armed recce.  He is buried in St Charles de Percy War Cemetery

18-Jun

HOWE, RONALD PETER (49604) age: 24 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang IA, FD531 of No 268 Sqn, which was shot down by enemy fighters in the Laigle/Dreux area during an evening tactical recce.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jun

REAHIL, FREDERICK JOHN (103568) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang IA, FD567 of No 268 Sqn, which was shot down by enemy fighters in the Laigle/Dreux area during an evening tactical recce.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jun

MacKELVIE, JAMES ARCHIBALD (J/5047) age: 29 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AM220 of No 414 Sqn, which was shot down by enemy fighters in the Le Beny Bocage area during an tactical recce.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

18-Jun

BROMLEY, ROGER ARTHUR (J/11565) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Lt R A Bromley

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AM251 of No 414 Sqn, which was shot down by enemy fighters in the Le Beny Bocage area during an tactical recce.  He is buried in St Pierre-d'Entremont Communal Cemetery

 

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18-Jun

STOUT, FRANK WILLIAM MCDOWELL (429376) age: 26 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV897 'E' of No 547 Sqn, which crashed in the sea off St Pol following engine fires.  He is buried in Roscoff Communal Cemetery

18-Jun

WILSON, DONALD (54036) age: 22 RAF

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV897 'E' of No 547 Sqn, which crashed in the sea off St Pol following engine fires.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

18-Jun

BLENKINSOP, HENRY (154190) age: 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV897 'E' of No 547 Sqn, which crashed in the sea off St Pol following engine fires.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jun

HERMISTON, JAMES WILLIAM (J/17585) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV897 'E' of No 547 Sqn, which crashed in the sea off St Pol following engine fires.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jun

SCOTT, BERTRAM ERIC (120135) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV897 'E' of No 547 Sqn, which crashed in the sea off St Pol following engine fires.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jun

DAVIDSON, DAVID TURNBULL (1025522) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV897 'E' of No 547 Sqn, which crashed in the sea off St Pol following engine fires.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jun

JUDGE, CHARLES EDWIN (1899263) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV897 'E' of No 547 Sqn, which crashed in the sea off St Pol following engine fires.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jun

LORNSON, ARTHUR CHRISTIAN (R/163639) age: 21 RCAF

WO II

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV897 'E' of No 547 Sqn, which crashed in the sea off St Pol following engine fires.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jun

JOHNSON, FRANK NORMAN (1395038) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ850 of No 620 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea off the French whilst taking part in Operation Houndstooth 5 to drop supply to special forces.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jun

STOPFORD, GRANVILLE WILLIAM (657479) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ850 of No 620 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea off the French whilst taking part in Operation Houndstooth 5 to drop supply to special forces.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jun

PROFIT, BENJAMIN JAMES (R/189226) age: 31 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ850 of No 620 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea off the French whilst taking part in Operation Houndstooth 5 to drop supply to special forces.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jun

CRANE, ROBERT WILLIAM (413533) age: 24 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ850 of No 620 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea off the French whilst taking part in Operation Houndstooth 5 to drop supply to special forces.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jun

EVANS, DAVID WYNNE (1407968) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ850 of No 620 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea off the French whilst taking part in Operation Houndstooth 5 to drop supply to special forces.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jun

WILDING, PHILIP (1345156) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ850 of No 620 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea off the French whilst taking part in Operation Houndstooth 5 to drop supply to special forces.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jun

CLASPER, JOHN PERCY (R/159971) age: 20 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ850 of No 620 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea off the French whilst taking part in Operation Houndstooth 5 to drop supply to special forces.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jun

PEDRAZZINI, JOHN CONSTANTINE (847696) age: 37 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst serving with No 901 Sqn and was probably killed in a V-1 attack on London., his death being registered in Greenwich.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

18-Jun

ELDRIDGE, ERNEST ROBERT (840009) age: 45 AuxAF

Cpl

He was killed whilst serving with No 901 Sqn and was probably killed in a V-1 attack on London., his death being registered in Greenwich.  He is buried in Eltham Cemetery, London

18-Jun

SMALLEY, REGINALD (518861) age: 28 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst serving with No 901 Sqn and was probably killed in a V-1 attack on London., his death being registered in Greenwich.  He is buried in Ingoldmells (SS Peter and Paul) Churchyard

18-Jun

DODDS, PERCY (863491) age: 32 AuxAF

Cpl

He was killed whilst serving with No 901 Sqn and was probably killed in a V-1 attack on London., his death being registered in Greenwich.  He is buried in Portsmouth (Kingston) Cemetery

18-Jun

GENT, ERNEST SIDNEY BURRUP (840084) age: 32 AuxAF

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 901 Sqn and was probably killed in a V-1 attack on London., his death being registered in Greenwich.  He was cremated at  South London Crematorium, Mitcham

18-Jun

WITHNELL, WILLIAM (1004775) age: 35 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 983 Sqn but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bolsena War Cemetery

18-Jun

McIVER, FREDERICK CHARLES (1138209) age: 35 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2746 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, however his death was registered at St Neots.  He is buried in Birtley New Cemetery

18-Jun

WOOD, The Revd. GORDON GLADSTONE () age: 42 RAAF

Sqn Ldr

He was serving with No 1 BGS and was killed whilst in London, probably as a result of a V-1 attack.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

18-Jun

CRUTCHER, RONALD WILLIAM (152750) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, V, DK194 of No 1663 HCU, which crashed into a field and burst into flames after control was lost during circuits at Church Fenton have experienced engine problems during an overshoot.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

18-Jun

PRITCHARD, DOUGLAS (992691) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, V, DK194 of No 1663 HCU, which crashed into a field and burst into flames after control was lost during circuits at Church Fenton have experienced engine problems during an overshoot.  He is buried in Keighley (Utley) Cemetery

18-Jun

SMALL, BILLY GEOFFREY HICKS (2220737) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, V, DK194 of No 1663 HCU, which crashed into a field and burst into flames after control was lost during circuits at Church Fenton have experienced engine problems during an overshoot.  He is buried in Lichfield (St  Michael) Churchyard

18-Jun

SMITH, HENRY GILES (1653074) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, V, DK194 of No 1663 HCU, which crashed into a field and burst into flames after control was lost during circuits at Church Fenton have experienced engine problems during an overshoot.  He is buried in Llandough (St Dochdwy) Churchyard

18-Jun

BRAZIER, GEORGE (1588551) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, V, DK194 of No 1663 HCU, which crashed into a field and burst into flames after control was lost during circuits at Church Fenton have experienced engine problems during an overshoot.  He is buried in Morecambe and Heysham (Torrisholme) Cemetery

18-Jun

JACKSON, JOHN DOUGLAS RUGG (928428) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, V, DK194 of No 1663 HCU, which crashed into a field and burst into flames after control was lost during circuits at Church Fenton have experienced engine problems during an overshoot.  He was cremated at  Brighton (Downs) Crematorium

18-Jun

PEERS, ERNEST HENRY (1536797) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

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

18-Jun

McLAREN, ROBERT (1014548) age: 30 RAFVR

Cpl

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

18-Jun

HARRIS, ERNEST REGINALD (69561) age: 42 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving in the UK but was killed when a V-1 landed on Wellington Chapel in Birdcage Walk, his death being registered in Westminster.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

18-Jun

THORN, CORNELIA DESPARD (4442) age: 33 WAAF

SO

She was serving in the UK but was killed when a V-1 landed on Wellington Chapel in Birdcage Walk, her death being registered in Westminster.  She was cremated at Woking (St John's) Crematorium.

18-Jun

HAPPS, CLARENCE WILLIAM (343594) age: 43 RAF

Cpl

He was serving in the UK but was probably killed in a V-1 attack on London, his death being registered in Greenwich.  He is buried in Sutton-in-Craven (St Thomas) Churchyard.

18-Jun

COOPER, THOMAS (511303) age: 33 RAF

Flt Sgt

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

18-Jun

COULBECK, LEONARD (1188919) age: 32 RAFVR

LAC

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

18-Jun

RIDDELL, ALEXANDER (3020602) age: 19 RAFVR

AC2

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

18-Jun

DAKIN, WILLIAM CHARLES GEORGE (352817) age: 39 RAF

Flt Sgt

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

18-Jun

LODGE, FRANCIS HILLIARD KITCHENER (1444102) age: 28 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Dunmow.  He is buried in Barnston Churchyard

18-Jun

MILHAM, WILLIAM ALBERT (1221362) age: 34 RAFVR

AC2

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

18-Jun

SALMON, JOHN JAMES (1602817) age: 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Wymeswold and was killed when the truck in which he was travelling was involved in a collision with a stolen RAF mobile crane being driven by an AWOL soldier.  He is buried in Kilgeever New Cemetery.

18-Jun

BARKER, THOMAS (1091307) age: 37 RAFVR

Cpl

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

19-Jun

TRIBBLE, ERNEST EDWARD (J/7818) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MA807 of No 33 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Calais during a weather recce to Berck.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

19-Jun

BENNETT, JOHN GALWAY (778022) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 44 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Wallasey (Rake Lane) Cemetery

19-Jun

BAILLARGEON, PIERRE ELZEAR RODOLPH(R/96940) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, FL989 'L' of No 59 Sqn, which flew into Glengad Head in County Donegal whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Limavady (St Mary) Roman Catholic Church Cemetery

19-Jun

McLELLAN, VAUGHAN ALBERT (R/73406) age: 22 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, FL989 'L' of No 59 Sqn, which flew into Glengad Head in County Donegal whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Tamlaght Finlagan Church of Ireland Churchyard

19-Jun

TRUSSON, STANLEY JAMES (1321794) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, FL989 'L' or FL990 'A' of No 59 Sqn, which flew into Glengad Head in County Donegal (L) or near Innishaven (A) as it was setting out on an operation.  He is buried in Bandon Hill Cemetery

19-Jun

CRUICKSHANK, JOHN (152578) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, FL989 'L' or FL990 'A' of No 59 Sqn, which flew into Glengad Head in County Donegal (L) or near Innishaven (A) as it was setting out on an operation.  He is buried in Deskford Old Churchyard

19-Jun

STEER, JAMES (564898) age: 29 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, FL989 'L' or FL990 'A' of No 59 Sqn, which flew into Glengad Head in County Donegal (L) or near Innishaven (A) as it was setting out on an operation.  He is buried in Hucknall Cemetery

19-Jun

EDWARDS, THOMAS HENRY (631216) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, FL989 'L' or FL990 'A' of No 59 Sqn, which flew into Glengad Head in County Donegal (L) or near Innishaven (A) as it was setting out on an operation.  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery

19-Jun

KERSHAW, CYRIL LAMBERT (1100819) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, FL989 'L' or FL990 'A' of No 59 Sqn, which flew into Glengad Head in County Donegal (L) or near Innishaven (A) as it was setting out on an operation.  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery

19-Jun

LANGTON, NORMAN ROBERT (921402) age: 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, FL989 'L' or FL990 'A' of No 59 Sqn, which flew into Glengad Head in County Donegal (L) or near Innishaven (A) as it was setting out on an operation.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Earlsfield) Cemetery

19-Jun

DICKINSON, PERCY EDWARD (152474) age: 32 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, FL989 'L' or FL990 'A' of No 59 Sqn, which flew into Glengad Head in County Donegal (L) or near Innishaven (A) as it was setting out on an operation.  He was cremated at  Manchester Crematorium

19-Jun

PARSONS, JAMES ALFRED (128381) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, FL990 'A' of No 59 Sqn, which crashed near Innishaven as it was setting out on an operation.  He is buried in Bradford (Bowling) Cemetery

19-Jun

ANDERSON, JOHN (1550924) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, FL990 'A' of No 59 Sqn, which crashed near Innishaven as it was setting out on an operation.  He is buried in Dunfermline Cemetery

19-Jun

COOK, JOHN (1384560) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, FL990 'A' of No 59 Sqn, which crashed near Innishaven as it was setting out on an operation.  He is buried in London Colney (St Peter) Churchyard

19-Jun

HAINES, JOHN (931471) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, FL990 'A' of No 59 Sqn, which crashed near Innishaven as it was setting out on an operation.  He is buried in Tamlaght Finlagan Church of Ireland Churchyard

19-Jun

WADE, ROWLAND PAINE (88398) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, FL990 'A' of No 59 Sqn, which crashed near Innishaven as it was setting out on an operation.  He is buried in Tamlaght Finlagan Church of Ireland Churchyard

19-Jun

APITZ, KENNETH JOHN NIELSEN (422370) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, FL990 'A' of No 59 Sqn, which crashed near Innishaven as it was setting out on an operation.  He is buried in Tamlaght Finlagan Church of Ireland Churchyard

19-Jun

COOPER, NORMAN ATHOL (421978) age: 25 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, FL990 'A' of No 59 Sqn, which crashed near Innishaven as it was setting out on an operation.  He is buried in Tamlaght Finlagan Church of Ireland Churchyard

19-Jun

ALDRIDGE, SIDNEY (1245960) age: 39 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed whilst serving with No 134 Sqn but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

19-Jun

CHRISTIE, BURTON ROXBOROUGH (J/88718) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ600 of No 194 Sqn, which flew into a hill near Kohima whilst attempting to fly below the cloud base in very poor weather conditions.  He is buried in Kohima War Cemetery

19-Jun

TATTRIE, CHARLES ESLEY (J/88534) age: 26 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ600 of No 194 Sqn, which flew into a hill near Kohima whilst attempting to fly below the cloud base in very poor weather conditions.  He is buried in Kohima War Cemetery

19-Jun

PEARCE, WALTER DOUGLAS (413791) age: 24 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ600 of No 194 Sqn, which flew into a hill near Kohima whilst attempting to fly below the cloud base in very poor weather conditions.  He is buried in Kohima War Cemetery

19-Jun

HANSFORD, GEORGE WELLINGTON (R/84402) age: 26 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ600 of No 194 Sqn, which flew into a hill near Kohima whilst attempting to fly below the cloud base in very poor weather conditions.  He is buried in Kohima War Cemetery

19-Jun

GREENFIELD, PERCY WILLIAM (903067) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving with No 211 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Liang, Ambon.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

19-Jun

AHEARN, DONALD ALGERNON JOSEPH (423032) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FL192 'Q' of No 226 Sqn, which failed to return from a flare dropping sortie to Le Haye de Puit.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

19-Jun

BIDDLECOMBE, CONRAD PETER VIVIAN (R/164649) age: 22 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FL192 'Q' of No 226 Sqn, which failed to return from a flare dropping sortie to Le Haye de Puit.  He is buried in Fort George Military Cemetery, St Peter Port, Guernsey

19-Jun

BADGERY, DAVID GEORGE (426772) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FL192 'Q' of No 226 Sqn, which failed to return from a flare dropping sortie to Le Haye de Puit.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Jun

ULENS, RAYBURN WILLIAM THOMAS (R/191540) age: 19 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FL192 'Q' of No 226 Sqn, which failed to return from a flare dropping sortie to Le Haye de Puit.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Jun

HEAD, HAROLD GORE (1210048) age: 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MA304 of No 229 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Normandy in bad weather during a shipping patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Jun

HENDERSON, ROBERT WILLIAM (1332437) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EN768 of No 234 Sqn, which he abandoned near the Eddystone Lighthouse following an engine failure, but was not rescued.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Jun

AYLOTT, GEORGE JOSEPH (116146) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MH362 of No 274 Sqn, which crashed in the sea off Beachy Head following a glycol leak during a beachhead patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Jun

MILEJ, Jozef (P.780778) age: 34 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was flying in Mustang III, FX888 'J' of No 316 Sqn and drowned after coming down in the sea off Great Yarmouth whilst escorting Beaufighters on a Roadstead.  He is buried in

19-Jun

JOHNSON, BENJAMIN PETER (J/13591) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NT140 of No 418 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Bourges/Avard airfields.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Jun

TAYLOR, ROBERT DOUGLAS (J/25192) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NT140 of No 418 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Bourges/Avard airfields.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Jun

WREN, HUGH (1572492) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained on 14 Jun 1944 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 Denny and Dunipace Cemetery

19-Jun

CLEAVER, RICHARD BATH (40889) age: 25 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, BL520 of No 611 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a beachhead patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Jun

HART, ROBERT ARTHUR (408257) age: 21 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VII, MD133 of No 616 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Start Point following an engine failure during a shipping recce.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Jun

BALL, GREGORY HERBERT (1583478) age: 19 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard IIA, 7256 (ex., EX497) of No 25 AS, which crashed whilst executing a roll at low level at Paardekop.  He is buried in Standerton Cemetery

19-Jun

MAXWELL, LEWIS KEITH (426130) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ904 of No 27 OTU, which crashed on the approach to Church Broughton after the port engine stopped due to lack of fuel on its return from a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

19-Jun

STERLING, ROWAN BURGESS (434662) age: 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ904 of No 27 OTU, which crashed on the approach to Church Broughton after the port engine stopped due to lack of fuel on its return from a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

19-Jun

SHIELS, ALLAN WARREN (433994) age: 19 RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ904 of No 27 OTU, which crashed on the approach to Church Broughton after the port engine stopped due to lack of fuel on its return from a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

19-Jun

MITCHELL, DAVID COOPER (69439) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, R7065 of No 57 OTU, which collided with a Beaufort W6540 near Rothbury, Northumberland.  He is buried in Glasgow (Eastwood) Cemetery

19-Jun

BAINES, FRANK (2213955) age: 19 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 7204 SE, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery

19-Jun

HRYNIEWICZ, Lucjan (P.794432) age: 27 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FX981  of No 84 RSU, which broke up in the air near Stroud in Gloucestershire whilst recovering from a dive during a training flight.  He is buried in Northwood Cemetery

19-Jun

LEE, MALDWYN HERBERT (1316626) age: 28 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving at Bone, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

19-Jun

KAY, VICTOR (1121536) age: 33 RAFVR

LAC

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

19-Jun

ANG KIM TE (786209) age: Unknown RAF

AC2

He was a locally recruited member of the STC? and probably died whilst in Japanese captivity.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

19-Jun

FORSTER, THOMAS (1135843) age: 47 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Gloucester R.  He is buried in Middlesbrough (North Ormesby) Cemetery

19-Jun

YAW, FRANCIS (1552606) age: 31 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Glasgow (St Kentigern's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

19-Jun

EVANS, RONALD (977953) age: 26 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in West Cheshire.  He is buried in Hooton (St Paul) Churchyard

19-Jun

COTTON, ARTHUR FRANCIS (1632246) age: 39 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK and killed by a flying bomb along with his wife, Constance at their home, 14 Craven Road, Willesden.  He is buried in Paddington Cemetery.

20-Jun

CAMPBELL, JAMES ROGER (130127) age: 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 1 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Stroud.  He is buried in Sunbury New Cemetery

20-Jun

MAMOUTOFF, GEORGE (147939) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 141 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

20-Jun

KIRK, WILLIAM (405107) age: 25 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FV998 of No 180 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an attack on Noball (V-1) targets in Northern France.  He is buried in St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens

20-Jun

NEWHAM, REGINALD ARTHUR (1212013) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FV998 of No 180 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an attack on Noball (V-1) targets in Northern France.  He is buried in St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens

20-Jun

LISTER, GEORGE (176743) age: 24 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FV998 of No 180 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an attack on Noball (V-1) targets in Northern France.  He is buried in St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens

20-Jun

STENHOUSE, JAMES KELSO (J/89049) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FV998 of No 180 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an attack on Noball (V-1) targets in Northern France.  He is buried in St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens

20-Jun

FORD, PETER ROGER ANSON (40816) age: 27 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FV998 of No 180 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an attack on Noball (V-1) targets in Northern France.  He is buried in St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens

20-Jun

FRASER PETHERBRIDGE, JAMES SIMON (175289) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN815 'Y' of No 198 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Lisieux during an attack on a tunnel.  He is buried in Le Pre-d'Auge Churchyard

20-Jun

ANDERSON, WILLIAM FRASER (124906) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He died from injuries sustained on 17 Jun 1944 whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN809 'O' of No 247 Sqn, which he abandoned near Missy after being hit by flak whilst attacking a fuel dump at Noyers.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

20-Jun

DEN HOLLANDER, L () age: 

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FR151 'C' of No 320 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an attack on Noball (V-1) targets in Northern France.  He is buried in

20-Jun

VELLEMAN, J H () age: 

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FR151 'C' of No 320 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an attack on Noball (V-1) targets in Northern France.  He is buried in

20-Jun

DEN TEX BONDT, C J () age: 

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FR151 'C' of No 320 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an attack on Noball (V-1) targets in Northern France.  He is buried in

20-Jun

LUSCHEN, H () age: 

Sub Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FR151 'C' of No 320 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an attack on Noball (V-1) targets in Northern France.  He is buried in

20-Jun

BALLANTINE, ARTHUR ALEXANDER (85650) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 483 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in La Delivrande War Cemetery, Douvres

20-Jun

KELLEY, THOMAS (J/16429) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, MH302 of No 615 Sqn, which crashed near Mintha having suffered a glycol leak.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

20-Jun

BARLOW, CYRIL EDGAR (20922) age: 29 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 151 MU, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

20-Jun

HANNA, CHARLES (1343446) age: 23 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst serving with No 214 ASRU but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Maala Cemetery

20-Jun

WOOLLEY, ALAN (1155138) age: 24 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard II, 2805 of No 34 SFTS, which was lost on this date.  He is buried in Medicine Hat (Hillside) Cemetery

20-Jun

KOTIBA, FRANTISEK (787385) age: 32 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst serving with No 51 OTU but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

20-Jun

LEGGE, ALEXANDER BROCKIE (1344843) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

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

20-Jun

ADAM, JOHN KERR (1620133) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving in the Middle East but his unit and exact cause of his death has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Tel el Kebir War Memorial Cemetery

20-Jun

MERINGTON, AUGUSTUS CHARLES EDWARDS (1178335) age: 28 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Thurrock 3 Qtr.  He is buried in Bitterne (Holy Saviour) Churchyard

20-Jun

BROOKES, DUNCAN WILLIAM (1723278) age: 18 RAFVR

AC1

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

20-Jun

CUNNINGHAM, JOHN STRANGE (1193847) age: 32 RAFVR

LAC

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 Chichester Cemetery

20-Jun

DANIELS, ALBERT FREDERICK (702465) age: 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Chippenham 3 Qtr.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

20-Jun

GARDNER-ROBINSON, THOMAS GILBERT WILLIAM (77076) age: 39 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Edmonton.  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium

20-Jun

WEBLEY, CHARLES HENRY JOSEPH (1217005) age: 31 RAFVR

AC1

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

20-Jun

JONES, RONALD ARTHUR (150738) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

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

20-Jun

RADMORE, ALBERT EDWARD (1412997) age: 34 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Newton Abbott.  He is buried in Torquay Cemetery and Extension

20-Jun

CARNIE, ROBERT (81517) age: 46 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in St Albans.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Warriston) Cemetery

20-Jun

TILL, ERNEST FLEETWOOD STREET served as TRAVIS(157020) age: 34 RAF

Fg Off

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Surrey S E (Travis).  He is buried in Southport (Birkdale) Cemetery

20-Jun

MAY, ROY MANFRED (1409915) age: 21 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Surrey S W.  He is buried in Barnstaple Cemetery

21-Jun

PARKER, GEOFFREY (2207123) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM576 LS-D of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Barton Mills in Suffolk shortly after taking off from Mildenhall for a training flight.  He is buried in Blackley (St Andrew) Churchyard

21-Jun

McRAE, DONALD WAYNE (J/86303) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM576 LS-D of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Barton Mills in Suffolk shortly after taking off from Mildenhall for a training flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

21-Jun

HOLLINRAKE, KEITH (1623303) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM576 LS-D of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Barton Mills in Suffolk shortly after taking off from Mildenhall for a training flight.  He is buried in Cross Stone (St Paul) Church Cemetery

21-Jun

GRANT, ROBERT BAND (1824018) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM576 LS-D of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Barton Mills in Suffolk shortly after taking off from Mildenhall for a training flight.  He is buried in Great Yarmouth (Gorleston) Cemetery

21-Jun

SPRIGGS, ERIC WILLIAM (1320866) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM576 LS-D of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Barton Mills in Suffolk shortly after taking off from Mildenhall for a training flight.  He is buried in Hounslow Cemetery

21-Jun

JARVIS, ARTHUR (173911) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM576 LS-D of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Barton Mills in Suffolk shortly after taking off from Mildenhall for a training flight.  He is buried in Wilford Village Cemetery

21-Jun

FRANKLIN, GEORGE RUBIN (404681) age: 24

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM576 LS-D of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Barton Mills in Suffolk shortly after taking off from Mildenhall for a training flight.  He was buried in/or cremated at  Hendon Cemetery and Crematorium

21-Jun

BOUDA, FRANTISEK (138862) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NT182 of No 21 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Mezidon.  He is buried in St Valery-en-Caux Franco-British Cemetery

21-Jun

STRANSKY, JOSEF (86622) age: 29 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NT182 of No 21 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Mezidon.  He is buried in St Valery-en-Caux Franco-British Cemetery

21-Jun

OSBORN, STANLEY DERYCK (109707) age: 23 RAF

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 154 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

21-Jun

CLOUSTON, JOHN GREVILLE (40218) age: 25 RNZAF

Sqn Ldr

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK589 'G' of No 165 Sqn, which he abandoned on 6 Jun 1944 over the sea after being hit by fire from a Ju 88 during a Rodeo.  He is buried in Nantes (Pont-du-Cens) Communal Cemetery

21-Jun

JONES, FRANK THOMAS (1593298) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW139 of No 178 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Celone.  He is buried in Malta Memorial.

21-Jun

CHISHOLM, J A (100138V) age: 33 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW139 of No 178 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Celone.  He is buried in Malta Memorial.

21-Jun

HEEL, WALTER RAYMOND (942316) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW139 of No 178 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Celone.  He is buried in Malta Memorial.

21-Jun

DOBIE, WILFRED (2211347) age: 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW139 of No 178 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Celone.  He is buried in Malta Memorial.

21-Jun

HAYES, LAURENCE VINCENT (160012) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVII, HK292 of No 219 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Felixstowe after attacking an enemy aircraft during a defensive patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Jun

JAMES, BRIAN SAMUEL (153009) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVII, HK292 of No 219 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Felixstowe after attacking an enemy aircraft during a defensive patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Jun

VICKERY, LEONARD ERNEST MONTROSE (644401) age: 22 RAF

LAC

He was serving with No 287 Sqn but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Croydon 3 Qtr.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

21-Jun

CLEMENTS, GORDON REGINALD ALBRIGHTON (1451837) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ853 of No 355 Sqn, which was lost at Port Blair in the Andaman Islands.  8 others killed.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

21-Jun

GREETHAM, ROBERT FREDERICK (939059) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ853 of No 355 Sqn, which was lost at Port Blair in the Andaman Islands.  8 others killed.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

21-Jun

GROUCOTT, ERIC RICHARD (1416098) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ853 of No 355 Sqn, which was lost at Port Blair in the Andaman Islands.  8 others killed.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

21-Jun

HOLLAND, SIDNEY JAMES (1851590) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ853 of No 355 Sqn, which was lost at Port Blair in the Andaman Islands.  8 others killed.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

21-Jun

McALHON, DENIS (652432) age: 23 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ853 of No 355 Sqn, which was lost at Port Blair in the Andaman Islands.  8 others killed.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

21-Jun

AUSTIN, ERIC WILLIAM (1577655) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ853 of No 355 Sqn, which was lost at Port Blair in the Andaman Islands.  8 others killed.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

21-Jun

GRIFFITHS, WILLIAM (657359) age: Unknown RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ853 of No 355 Sqn, which was lost at Port Blair in the Andaman Islands.  8 others killed.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

21-Jun

GILROY, KENNETH ANDREW (R/84090) age: 22 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ853 of No 355 Sqn, which was lost at Port Blair in the Andaman Islands.  8 others killed.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

21-Jun

FENWICK, HARRY ELMORE (J/15790) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire LFIX, NH207 of No 401 Sqn, which was shot down by Allied AA fire whilst chasing a  an enemy aircraft near Bayeux during a Beachhead patrol.  He is buried in Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Reviers

21-Jun

JONES, HOWARD KITCHENER (J/15670) age: 30 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AG377 'D' of No 430 Sqn, which was probably shot down by Fw 190s near Dreux.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

21-Jun

BROWN, LAWRENCE REX FRANK (1614345) age: 22 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 626 Sqn, his death being registered in Welton.  He is buried in St Pancras Cemetery

21-Jun

CLAYTON, WILLIAM ROBERT (171432) age: 30 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH940 of No 1661 HCU, which crashed at Kettlethorpe near Lincoln following a engine fire during the pilot's first solo on type.  He is buried in Ashton-under-Lyne (Hurst) Cemetery

21-Jun

RANKIN, GEORGE WALLACE (153309) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH940 of No 1661 HCU, which crashed at Kettlethorpe near Lincoln following a engine fire during the pilot's first solo on type.  He is buried in Cathcart Cemetery

21-Jun

BRADBURY, FREDERICK SHAW (143735) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH940 of No 1661 HCU, which crashed at Kettlethorpe near Lincoln following a engine fire during his first solo on type.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

21-Jun

MICALLEF, JOSEPH ALBERT (1892881) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH940 of No 1661 HCU, which crashed at Kettlethorpe near Lincoln following a engine fire during the pilot's first solo on type.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

21-Jun

MILLER, WILLIAM HENRY (1880698) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH940 of No 1661 HCU, which crashed at Kettlethorpe near Lincoln following a engine fire during the pilot's first solo on type.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

21-Jun

DALTON, JOSEPH STANLEY (1032549) age: 38 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 57 RSU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

21-Jun

MORGAN, JOHN HOWARD (1417221) age: 33 RAFVR

Cpl

Neither the unit on which he was serving nor the circumstances of his death have yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery

21-Jun

HOLDEN, SAMUEL (1237516) age: 41 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 9 (P) AFU and died from natural causes in Gleneagles Hospital.  He is buried in Hornchurch Cemetery.

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