Air of Authority - A History of RAF Organisation


Home Page

Main Menu

Quick Menu

Members' Area

What New?

About this site

Reunions

Help Needed?

Glossary

Bibliography

Sign Guest Book

View Guest Book

Link to Amazon

Online Store

Contact Me


Casualties - 27 - 28 June 1944


27-Jun

BLACK, WILLIAM ANDERSON (J/1444) age: 24 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang II, FR902 of No 2 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and crashed in flames near Alencon during a tactical recce.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

27-Jun

BISHOP, ROBERT GEORGE (1430156) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, ? of No 11 Sqn, which dived into the ground after being hit by ground fire during an attack on Japanese troops.  He is buried in Imphal War Cemetery

27-Jun

GREEN, JEFFREY WILLIAM (1382730) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB805 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol between the Scillies and Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Jun

LEWIN, MALCOLM (1390683) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB805 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol between the Scillies and Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Jun

LONG, ISAAC GEORGE (1382983) age: 34 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB805 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol between the Scillies and Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Jun

WHARTON, ROBERT STEPHEN DAN (1576333) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB805 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol between the Scillies and Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Jun

THOMPSON, RONALD HARRISON (39190) age: 31 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB805 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol between the Scillies and Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Jun

MANNING, CHARLES BENJAMIN (420695) age: 20 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB805 of No 172, which failed to return from a patrol between the Scillies and Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Jun

TAYLOR, PATRICK ALEXANDER (54685) age: 20 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN750 'D' of No 197 Sqn, which hit a tree during a forced landing at Langley following an engine failure.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

27-Jun

VENNING, REGINALD EDGCUMBE LESLIE (565794) age: 29 RAF

Sgt

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

27-Jun

DIMOCK, HEDLEY GILBERT (C/ 92344) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP231 of No 212 Sqn, which crashed on take off near Madras on a convoy escort patrol. 6 others killed.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

27-Jun

HOLLOWAY, GEORGE ALBERT (756417) age: 29 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP231 of No 212 Sqn, which crashed on take off near Madras on a convoy escort patrol. 6 others killed.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

27-Jun

FAIREY, DAVID GEORGE (758108) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP231 of No 212 Sqn, which crashed on take off near Madras on a convoy escort patrol. 6 others killed.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

27-Jun

ADAMS, BRIAN JAMES (1383475) age: 21 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP231 of No 212 Sqn, which crashed on take off near Madras on a convoy escort patrol. 6 others killed.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

27-Jun

NEAL, RONALD ARTHUR (1208787) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP231 of No 212 Sqn, which crashed on take off near Madras on a convoy escort patrol. 6 others killed.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

27-Jun

SMART, ROBERT WILLIAM (1294239) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP231 of No 212 Sqn, which crashed on take off near Madras on a convoy escort patrol. 6 others killed.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

27-Jun

DUGGAN, JOHN BERNARD (1313494) age: 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP231 of No 212 Sqn, which crashed on take off near Madras on a convoy escort patrol. 6 others killed.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

27-Jun

PARK, LEWIS E (J/12491) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN746 'X' of No 438 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an attack on the Orne bridges.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Jun

HOLMES, RICHARD HARRY (138104) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN818 of No 609 Sqn, which was shot down near Laval by a Fw 190.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

27-Jun

STRANG, CLEMENT RUSSELL (413725) age: 22 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, MM139 of No 692 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an attack on railway workshops at Gottingen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Jun

POULAIN, ARTHUR PIERRE LOUIS (1899875) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

The unit on which he was serving is unknown but he was possibly killed in a V-1 attack on London, his death being registered in The Maidenhead Register.

27-Jun

JOHNSTON, HENRY DFM(617247) age: 23 RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R3336 'A1' of No 10 (O) AFU, which collided with DJ335 of the same unit and spun into the Solway Firth.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Jun

RICHARDS, NORMAN LOUIS (1604532) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R3336 'A1' of No 10 (O) AFU, which collided with DJ335 of the same unit and spun into the Solway Firth.  He is buried in Hayes and Harlington (Cherry Lane) Cemetery

27-Jun

ISAACS, RICHARD HORACE (938975) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R3336 'A1' of No 10 (O) AFU, which collided with DJ335 of the same unit and spun into the Solway Firth.  He is buried in Helston Cemetery

27-Jun

HARDING, NOEL FREDERICK (1336343) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R3336 'A1' of No 10 (O) AFU, which collided with DJ335 of the same unit and spun into the Solway Firth.  He is buried in Ipswich Cemetery

27-Jun

RHODIE, THOMAS DOWNIE (1823348) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R3336 'A1' of No 10 (O) AFU, which collided with DJ335 of the same unit and spun into the Solway Firth.  He is buried in Rutherglen Cemetery

27-Jun

ROYALL, GORDON (1582033) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ550 of No 1655 MTU, which dived into the ground at Benweick in Cambridgeshire during a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Horninglow (St John) Churchyard

27-Jun

DONOVAN, WALTER SPRUCE (126763) age: 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ550 of No 1655 MTU, which dived into the ground at Benweick in Cambridgeshire during a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Sheffield (Burngreave) Cemetery

27-Jun

BUNT, EUGENE (R/261281) age: 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1592 of No 18 OTU, which crashed in flames at Middle Rasen in Lincolnshire after a fire broke out during a cross-country sortie.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

27-Jun

CAMERON, GILBERT KEITH (R/180812) age: 22 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1592 of No 18 OTU, which crashed in flames at Middle Rasen in Lincolnshire after a fire broke out during a cross-country sortie.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

27-Jun

CRACKNELL, RICHARD STEPHEN (R/215305) age: 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1592 of No 18 OTU, which crashed in flames at Middle Rasen in Lincolnshire after a fire broke out during a cross-country sortie.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

27-Jun

CROWE, ERIC ARTHUR (R/185340) age: 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1592 of No 18 OTU, which crashed in flames at Middle Rasen in Lincolnshire after a fire broke out during a cross-country sortie.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

27-Jun

DURHAM, GEORGE HENRY (R/198488) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1592 of No 18 OTU, which crashed in flames at Middle Rasen in Lincolnshire after a fire broke out during a cross-country sortie.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

27-Jun

MARCHINGTON, GEORGE FREDERICK (R/193537) age: 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1592 of No 18 OTU, which crashed in flames at Middle Rasen in Lincolnshire after a fire broke out during a cross-country sortie.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

27-Jun

CROMPTON, ALFRED (1069069) age: 38 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 902/3 Sqn and was possibly killed in a V-1 attack, his death being registered in Greenwich.  He is buried in Hull Eastern Cemetery

27-Jun

LAW, JAMES (R/58864) age: 24 RCAF

Sgt

He was serving with No 9408 SE and died in York Military Hospital from natural causes.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

27-Jun

LAYTON, WILLIAM JOSEPH (1603573) age: 26 RAFVR

Sgt

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

27-Jun

McKENZIE, MURDOCK (1564764) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

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

27-Jun

SIMPSON, ROBERT (1562277) age: 25 RAFVR

Sgt

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

27-Jun

SMITH, JAMES ALFRED (1580452) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

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

27-Jun

SNAPE, J (541321) age: 26 RAF

Sgt

He was killed/died whilst serving at Qastina, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

27-Jun

PADLEY, DOROTHY (2062373) age: 19 WAAF

Cpl

She was serving in the UK and was possibly killed in a V-1 attack, her death being registered in Chelsea in the 1st quarter of 1945.  She is buried in Shirebrook Cemetery

27-Jun

PALFREY, DOROTHY LILIAN (478918) age: 25 WAAF

ACW2

She was serving in the UK and was possibly killed in a V-1 attack, her death being registered in Chelsea in the 1st quarter of 1945.  She was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium

27-Jun

HIND, MARION JEAN (476938) age: 23 WAAF

ACW1

She was serving in the UK and was possibly killed in a V-1 attack, her death being registered in Chelsea.  She is buried in Davenham (St Wilfred) Churchyard

27-Jun

COX, HAZEL PAMELA IRENE (479284) age: 22 WAAF

ACW1

She was serving in the UK and was possibly killed in a V-1 attack, her death being registered in Chelsea.  She is buried in Streatham Park Cemetery

27-Jun

COLLIER, MAY ELIZABETH (478941) age: 23 WAAF

ACW2

She was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, her death being registered in Brentford.  She is buried in Walthamstow (Queen's Road) Cemetery

28-Jun

DAVIS, HORACE HENRY GEORGE (144943) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ703 of No 8 Sqn, which flew into the sea whilst on a convoy escort patrol.  5 others killed.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

28-Jun

FERGUSON, GORDON WILLIAM (J/23306) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ703 of No 8 Sqn, which flew into the sea whilst on a convoy escort patrol.  5 others killed.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

28-Jun

MOSELEY, ERIC ROSSER (123142) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ703 of No 8 Sqn, which flew into the sea whilst on a convoy escort patrol.  5 others killed.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

28-Jun

REID, RONALD ARTHUR LLOYD (422296) age: 26 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ703 of No 8 Sqn, which flew into the sea whilst on a convoy escort patrol.  5 others killed.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

28-Jun

RYALLS, CORNELIUS DOMINICK (425551) age: 29 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ703 of No 8 Sqn, which flew into the sea whilst on a convoy escort patrol.  5 others killed.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

28-Jun

WALKER, GEORGE MAXWELL (418486) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ703 of No 8 Sqn, which flew into the sea whilst on a convoy escort patrol.  5 others killed.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

28-Jun

CATTLE, WILLIAM JAMES (1807164) age: 31 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving with No 27 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery

28-Jun

THOMAS, JOHN WILLIAM (1588612) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME743 EM-G of No 44 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Marquise.  He is buried in Terschelling (West-Terschelling) General Cemetery

28-Jun

POULTER, JOHN (142340) age: 34 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME743 EM-G of No 44 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Marquise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Jun

BARTLETT, RAYMOND NEIL (J/24141) age: 30 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME743 EM-G of No 44 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Marquise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Jun

MERRICK, FRANCIS XAVIER (151469) age: 33 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME743 EM-G of No 44 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Marquise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Jun

WARLL, HAROLD PETER (R/206109) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME743 EM-G of No 44 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Marquise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Jun

CARLING, RONALD DAVID JOHN CAMPBELL (934352) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME743 EM-G of No 44 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Marquise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Jun

DICKINSON, CLIFFORD (1511926) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME743 EM-G of No 44 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Marquise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Jun

GREENWOOD, ALEC HOYLE (1219910) age: 23 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed whilst serving with No 89 Sqn but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kandy War Cemetery

28-Jun

SMITH, WALTER PERRY (R/178906) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM164 of No 90 Sqn, which was killed when the aircraft was attacked by an enemy night fighter on the return from a raid to Cleres in France.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

28-Jun

FERRANS, ROBERT JEFFREY (1566749) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE145 WP-D of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy intruder at Icklingham in Suffolk on its return from a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Biennais.  He is buried in Auchtermuchty Cemetery

28-Jun

HORN, JOSEPH KENNETH (574273) age: 21 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE145 WP-D of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy intruder at Icklingham in Suffolk on its return from a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Biennais.  He is buried in Beck Row (St John) Churchyard

28-Jun

SMITH, DOUGLAS JAMES (1852687) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE145 WP-D of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy intruder at Icklingham in Suffolk on its return from a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Biennais.  He is buried in Dursley Cemetery

28-Jun

TODD, CYRIL JAMES (173008) age: 25 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE145 WP-D of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy intruder at Icklingham in Suffolk on its return from a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Biennais.  He is buried in Ipswich Cemetery

28-Jun

SAYER, CYRIL THOMAS (1870253) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE145 WP-D of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy intruder at Icklingham in Suffolk on its return from a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Biennais.  He is buried in Lewisham (Hither Green) Cemetery

28-Jun

BURNETT, WILLIAM ALEXANDER (1062774) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE145 WP-D of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy intruder at Icklingham in Suffolk on its return from a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Biennais.  He is buried in Tunbridge Wells Cemetery

28-Jun

HAWKES, RICHARD JAMES TRAVERS (1324754) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE145 WP-D of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy intruder at Icklingham in Suffolk on its return from a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Biennais.  He was cremated at  Mortlake Crematorium

28-Jun

FOX, ERNEST CLIVE (537696) age: 29 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL974 ZN-F of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Thibie during a raid against a railway targets at Vitry-le-Francois.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

28-Jun

CROFT, ARTHUR CORNELIUS (915189) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL974 ZN-F of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Thibie during a raid against a railway targets at Vitry-le-Francois.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

28-Jun

STONER, MELVIN HAROLD (R/186431) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL974 ZN-F of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Thibie during a raid against a railway targets at Vitry-le-Francois.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

28-Jun

THOMAS, ARTHUR EVANS COSDETT (J/88633) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL974 ZN-F of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Thibie during a raid against a railway targets at Vitry-le-Francois.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

28-Jun

PEPPER, JACK DESMOND (1453939) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL974 ZN-F of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Thibie during a raid against a railway targets at Vitry-le-Francois.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

28-Jun

SOUTHWORTH, C. HENRY (2209114) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL974 ZN-F of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Thibie during a raid against a railway targets at Vitry-le-Francois.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

28-Jun

NELSON, R (1515342) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 106 Sqn, was shot down by a night fighter near Thibie during a raid against a railway targets at Vitry-le-Francois.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

28-Jun

DIXON, JOHN ARTHUR GLANVILLE (1602182) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB664 ZN-N of No 106 Sqn, which came down near Bransles during a raid against a railway targets at Vitry-le-Francois.  He is buried in Bransles Communal Cemetery

28-Jun

ROBINSON, ANTHONY (1545327) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB664 ZN-N of No 106 Sqn, which came down near Bransles during a raid against a railway targets at Vitry-le-Francois.  He is buried in Bransles Communal Cemetery

28-Jun

EASBY, NORMAN WILSON (174553) age: 25 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB664 ZN-N of No 106 Sqn, which came down near Bransles during a raid against a railway targets at Vitry-le-Francois.  He is buried in Bransles Communal Cemetery

28-Jun

COLLISON, GEORGE ALEC (1233362) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB664 ZN-N of No 106 Sqn, which came down near Bransles during a raid against a railway targets at Vitry-le-Francois.  He is buried in Bransles Communal Cemetery

28-Jun

HETHERINGTON, DAVID (1880052) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB664 ZN-N of No 106 Sqn, which came down near Bransles during a raid against a railway targets at Vitry-le-Francois.  He is buried in Bransles Communal Cemetery

28-Jun

RICHOMME, ERIC PHILIP (1573141) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB664 ZN-N of No 106 Sqn, which came down near Bransles during a raid against a railway targets at Vitry-le-Francois.  He is buried in Bransles Communal Cemetery

28-Jun

WEBB, LEONARD KEITH (1866222) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 106 Sqn, came down near Bransles during a raid against a railway targets at Vitry-le-Francois.  He is buried in Bransles Communal Cemetery

28-Jun

MALLETT, RONALD SPENCER (158594) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD787 TW-F of No 141 Sqn, which exploded after being attacked by a night fighter over Holland during a Serrate patrol.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

28-Jun

HAMPSHIRE, HERBERT ROBIN (114329) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, HJ941 TW-X of No 141 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Izegem during a Serrate patrol.  He is buried in Wevelgem Communal Cemetery

28-Jun

MELROSE, ALAN ANDREW WATT (1344712) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, HJ941 TW-X of No 141 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Izegem during a Serrate patrol.  He is buried in Wevelgem Communal Cemetery

28-Jun

KIRK, RONALD GEORGE HENRY (1334735) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM586 AS-E of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Belleville-sur-Mer during a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Chateau Bernapre.  He is buried in Belleville-sur-Mer Churchyard

28-Jun

ROBINS, PETER CYRIL (1874073) age: 19 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM586 AS-E of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Belleville-sur-Mer during a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Chateau Bernapre.  He is buried in Belleville-sur-Mer Churchyard

28-Jun

BEAUDOIN, CHARLES HOWARD MICHAEL (R/155103) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM586 AS-E of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Belleville-sur-Mer during a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Chateau Bernapre.  He is buried in Belleville-sur-Mer Churchyard

28-Jun

HUNT, LEONARD (172474) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM586 AS-E of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Belleville-sur-Mer during a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Chateau Bernapre.  He is buried in Belleville-sur-Mer Churchyard

28-Jun

JONES, TREVOR MORGAN (926315) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM586 AS-E of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Belleville-sur-Mer during a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Chateau Bernapre.  He is buried in Belleville-sur-Mer Churchyard

28-Jun

KEAN, AUGUSTUS MARTIN (1896606) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM586 AS-E of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Belleville-sur-Mer during a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Chateau Bernapre.  He is buried in Belleville-sur-Mer Churchyard

28-Jun

REEVE, CHARLES GEORGE (1583577) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM586 AS-E of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Belleville-sur-Mer during a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Chateau Bernapre.  He is buried in Belleville-sur-Mer Churchyard

28-Jun

WRIGHT, DONALD JOHN (1335295) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP231 of No 212 Sqn, which crashed on take off near Madras on a convoy escort patrol. 6 others killed.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

28-Jun

BAUER, JIRI  (788248) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, NH570 of No 310 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Caen during an armed recce.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

28-Jun

DAVIDSON, ROBERT DUNLOP (J/88096) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MJ428 of No 401 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 near Caen during an armed recce.  He is buried in Couterne (Lignou) Churchyard

28-Jun

LANFRANCHI, JAMES LEON (J/18918) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MJ988 of No 403 Sqn, which crashed after suffering an engine failure following combat with Fw 190 during a beachhead patrol.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

28-Jun

STEED, BEECHAM ISAAC GORDON (J/85990) age: 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ176 of No 404 Sqn, which crashed in Cornwall on its return from a patrol in the Lorient area following an instrument failure.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

28-Jun

KEEFE, ERNEST JAMES DFC(J/14117) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ176 of No 404 Sqn, which crashed in Cornwall on its return from a patrol in the Lorient area following an instrument failure.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

28-Jun

BRYON, FREDERICK HARRY (J/12786) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AG591 'B' of No 430 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 near Bretteville during a tactical recce sortie.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

28-Jun

HIGGS, DONALD ERNEST (410549) age: 25 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura V, FP544 of No 459 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol .  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

28-Jun

POND, KEITH (423885) age: 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura V, FP544 of No 459 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol .  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

28-Jun

SMITH, LESLIE ALFRED (421486) age: 21 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura V, FP544 of No 459 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol .  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

28-Jun

WEBSTER, WILLIAM DOUGLAS (412866) age: 24 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura V, FP544 of No 459 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol .  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

28-Jun

HUNKIN, GREGORY HERBERT (419387) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME793 AR-G2 of No 460 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against railway targets at Vaires.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Jun

PESTER, LEO ERNEST GEORGE (1339137) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME793 AR-G2 of No 460 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against railway targets at Vaires.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Jun

ISRAEL, JACK LEWIS (423752) age: 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME793 AR-G2 of No 460 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against railway targets at Vaires.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Jun

KRYNSKI, TONY (J/90926) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME793 AR-G2 of No 460 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against railway targets at Vaires.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Jun

BECKWITH, FREDERICK WILLIAM WALTER (1399602) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME793 AR-G2 of No 460 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against railway targets at Vaires.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Jun

ROUS, ALBERT EDWARD JOHN (1436301) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME793 AR-G2 of No 460 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against railway targets at Vaires.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Jun

WHITE, LESLIE GEORGE (1894412) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME793 AR-G2 of No 460 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against railway targets at Vaires.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Jun

WRIGHT, ROLAND JOHN (421131) age: 24 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, JN804 of No 486 Sqn, which crashed near Friston after being damaged by the explosion of a V-1 it was attacking.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

28-Jun

CAREY, GORDON HUNTER MCKENZIE (1348658) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, ME733 C8-H of No 640 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames on landing at Hawkinge on its return from a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at Wizernes.  He is buried in Aberlour Burial Ground

28-Jun

WISBEY, JAMES (172872) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, ME733 C8-H of No 640 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames on landing at Hawkinge on its return from a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at Wizernes.  He is buried in Chingford Mount Cemetery

28-Jun

KERRUISH, GEORGE ARCHIBALD (178829) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, ME733 C8-H of No 640 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames on landing at Hawkinge on its return from a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at Wizernes.  He is buried in Douglas Cemetery (Isle of Man)

28-Jun

KENRICK, JOHN MILTON (1033566) age: 38 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, ME733 C8-H of No 640 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames on landing at Hawkinge on its return from a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at Wizernes.  He is buried in Great Crosby (St Luke) Churchyard

28-Jun

TODD, EDWARD NORMAN (1514704) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, ME733 C8-H of No 640 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames on landing at Hawkinge on its return from a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at Wizernes.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (Byker and Heaton) Cemetery

28-Jun

SPINK, EDWARD JAMES PERCY (1801595) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, ME733 C8-H of No 640 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames on landing at Hawkinge on its return from a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at Wizernes.  He is buried in Southwick Cemetery

28-Jun

BUTCHER, STANLEY CLIFFORD (1808830) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, ME733 C8-H of No 640 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames on landing at Hawkinge on its return from a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at Wizernes.  He is buried in Twickenham Cemetery

28-Jun

HART, JOHN MOFFAT (339656) age: 24 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 15 WU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Moro River Canadian War Cemetery

28-Jun

TENNANT, JAMES STIRLING (1002206) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 18 R Air Mail Cen, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Rome War Cemetery

28-Jun

WITT, WALTER FREDERICK (1802703) age: 23 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, MG244 of No 2 AGS, which spun into the ground near Nairn after colliding with a drogue cable being towed by a Martinet.  He is buried in Dunstable Cemetery

28-Jun

FISK, FREDERICK JAMES (177900) age: 29 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, MG244 of No 2 AGS, which spun into the ground near Nairn after colliding with a drogue cable being towed by a Martinet.  He is buried in Heston (St Leonard) Churchyard

28-Jun

YOUNG, HERBERT JOHN BALCH (1606879) age: 19 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, MG244 of No 2 AGS, which spun into the ground near Nairn after colliding with a drogue cable being towed by a Martinet.  He is buried in Ilfracombe (Marlborough) Cemetery

28-Jun

DUNNE, LESLIE WALTER (541899) age: 27 RAF

Sgt

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

28-Jun

WHITWELL, CHARLES HERBERT (1606504) age: 19 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, MG244 of No 2 AGS, which spun into the ground near Nairn after colliding with a drogue cable being towed by a Martinet.  He is buried in Torquay Cemetery and Extension

28-Jun

 SPRATT, NORMAN CHANNING() age: 59 RAF

 Gp Capt

 He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Newton Abbot.  He is buried in Ipplepen (St Andrew) Churchyard

28-Jun

NETHERY, GEORGE DOUGLAS (1795642) age: 23 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 3 BEP 18 Air Mail Gen, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Rome War Cemetery

28-Jun

HUMPHREY, JOHN RICHARD (1050806) age: 34 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 3 PHD, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Rome War Cemetery

28-Jun

LAIN, CHARLES SIMMONS (62199) age: 38 RAFVR

Flt Lt

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

28-Jun

RATLIFFE, FREDERICK CHARLES (924393) age: 30 RAFVR

Cpl

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

28-Jun

BAILLIE, J P (79924 V) age: 32 SAAF

Lt

He was killed/died whilst serving in the Middle East, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bolsena War Cemetery

28-Jun

DE WET, HENDRIK F. D. (542588V) age: Unknown SAAF

2 Lt

He was killed/died whilst serving in the Middle East, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

28-Jun

FRY , ANTHONY HERBERT (1380590) age:  RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed/died whilst serving overseas, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery

28-Jun

YEOMANS, ALLAN (422791) age: 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura V, FP673 of No 75 OTU, which spun into the ground whilst on the approach to Gianaclis at the end of a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery

28-Jun

FOSBERY, STEPHEN MICHAEL (421322) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura V, FP673 of No 75 OTU, which spun into the ground whilst on the approach to Gianaclis at the end of a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery

28-Jun

SCOTT, LAWRENCE KERR (410566) age: 24 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura V, FP673 of No 75 OTU, which spun into the ground whilst on the approach to Gianaclis at the end of a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery

28-Jun

MOFFATT, ALBERT JOHN (408352) age: 24 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura V, FP673 of No 75 OTU, which spun into the ground whilst on the approach to Gianaclis at the end of a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery

28-Jun

WEBB, JOHN RICHARD (1811396) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, MG244 of No 2 AGS, which spun into the ground near Nairn after colliding with a drogue cable being towed by a Martinet.  He is buried in Petty Parish Churchyard.

28-Jun

BATES, ALFRED (1878925) age: 40 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK and was killed in a V-1 attack at 35 Garner Street, Bethnal Green, along with his wife Lilian, daughter Lily and son Alfred.  He is buried in City of London and Tower Hamlets Cemetery.

28-Jun

PINNOCK, VICTOR GEORGE (639706) age: 28 RAF

LAC

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

28-Jun

HOWES, HARRY WALTER (237729) age: 53 RAF

WO

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

Back to Casualties Index Casualties Index                       [Top of Page]                    Casualties 29 Jun 1944 Casualties 29 June 1944

This page was last updated on 29/07/18