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Casualties - 1 - 3 July 1944


01-Jul

KOSH, GEORGE EDWARD (55058) age: 21 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, JN765 'K' of No 3 Sqn, which crashed near Rye whilst giving chase to a V-1.  He is buried in Hawkinge Cemetery

01-Jul

LELLIOTT, JACK CYRIL (151978) age: 35 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ584 ZA-V of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at la Montagne during a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at St-Martin l'Hortier.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

01-Jul

ROSEN, RAYMOND ARNOLD (149350) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ584 ZA-V of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at la Montagne during a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at St-Martin l'Hortier.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

01-Jul

WILLIAMSON-RATTRAY, HENRY CHARLES (646518) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ584 ZA-V of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at la Montagne during a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at St-Martin l'Hortier.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

01-Jul

DALEY, DANIEL (1890562) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ584 ZA-V of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at la Montagne during a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at St-Martin l'Hortier.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

01-Jul

FORDHAM, ARTHUR STANLEY (1866501) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ584 ZA-V of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at la Montagne during a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at St-Martin l'Hortier.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

01-Jul

LIND, GORDON SEYMOUR (1520883) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ584 ZA-V of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at la Montagne during a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at St-Martin l'Hortier.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

01-Jul

MOXON, FRED HENRY (J/25703) age: Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB462 PH-S of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Vernou-en-Sologne during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Vernou-en-Sologne Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

POLLARD, ORMOND HAROLD (172428) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB462 PH-S of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Vernou-en-Sologne during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Vernou-en-Sologne Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

SEBESTYEN, DENIS (J/89841) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB462 PH-S of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Vernou-en-Sologne during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Vernou-en-Sologne Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

WETTLAUFER, NORMAN HAROLD (J/90025) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB462 PH-S of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Vernou-en-Sologne during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Vernou-en-Sologne Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

ALBERY, ALBERT RICHARD (533661) age: 26 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB462 PH-S of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Vernou-en-Sologne during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Vernou-en-Sologne Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

COWELL, JOHN ROGER (1823215) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB462 PH-S of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Vernou-en-Sologne during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Vernou-en-Sologne Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

RENEAU, SYDNEY OWEN (1239172) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB462 PH-S of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Vernou-en-Sologne during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Vernou-en-Sologne Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

CHAFFE, GEORGE(1602209) age: 33 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND842 PH-K of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Magny during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Magny Churchyard, Eure-et-Loir

01-Jul

EVANS, DAVID JONES (1337333) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND842 PH-K of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Magny during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Magny Churchyard, Eure-et-Loir

01-Jul

HONOR, LEONARD (172595) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND842 PH-K of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Magny during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Magny Churchyard, Eure-et-Loir

01-Jul

KAWUCHA, JOSEPH FRANCIS (J/89925) age: 26 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND842 PH-K of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Magny during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Magny Churchyard, Eure-et-Loir

01-Jul

GILL, JOSEPH (2209425) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND842 PH-K of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Magny during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Magny Churchyard, Eure-et-Loir

01-Jul

MASSEY, JOSEPH EDWARD (1585804) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND842 PH-K of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Magny during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Magny Churchyard, Eure-et-Loir

01-Jul

WILLIS, THOMAS WILLIAM (1646386) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND842 PH-K of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Magny during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Magny Churchyard, Eure-et-Loir

01-Jul

DAVIS, KENNETH (155409) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder, 41-18017 of No 14 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a low level recce sortie over the Adriatic.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

01-Jul

PHILLIPS, JOHN DENYS (112535) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder, 41-18017 of No 14 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a low level recce sortie over the Adriatic.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

01-Jul

CORNISH, NEIL (411613) age: 27 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder, 41-18017 of No 14 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a low level recce sortie over the Adriatic.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

01-Jul

FINN, AIDEN (1087897) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder, 41-18017 of No 14 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a low level recce sortie over the Adriatic.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

01-Jul

WALL, JOHN EDWIN FRANCIS (412286) age: 22 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder, 41-18017 of No 14 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a low level recce sortie over the Adriatic.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

01-Jul

McKEOWN, WALTER WILLIAM (1316530) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder, 41-18017 of No 14 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a low level recce sortie over the Adriatic.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

01-Jul

HOPKINS, GUY (156740) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Bishop Stortford of No 29 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Bishops Stortford whilst executing a slow roll at low level.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

01-Jul

BARRY, JOHN EDGAR (117463) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Bishop Stortford of No 29 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Bishops Stortford whilst executing a slow roll at low level.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

01-Jul

CAMPBELL, JOSEPH WILLIAM (136820) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in either Wellington X, LN774 or LP497 of No 40 Sqn, which failed to return from a minelaying sortie.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

01-Jul

DAVISON, HARRY (1529679) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in either Wellington X, LN774 or LP497 of No 40 Sqn, which failed to return from a minelaying sortie.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

01-Jul

WADDELL, GEORGE STEPHENSON (177842) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in either Wellington X, LN774 or LP497 of No 40 Sqn, which failed to return from a minelaying sortie.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

01-Jul

HARDWICK, THOMAS CHARLES (1332391) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in either Wellington X, LN774 or LP497 of No 40 Sqn, which failed to return from a minelaying sortie.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

01-Jul

HORWOOD, THOMAS (551316) age: 24 RAF

Sgt

He was serving with No 40 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

01-Jul

CORY, JOHN KEITH (413761) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL958 HW-H of No 100 Sqn, which came down near la Ferte-St-Cyr during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in La Ferte-St Cyr Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

HOLLANDS, JAMES ALBERT (429620) age: 32 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL958 HW-H of No 100 Sqn, which came down near la Ferte-St-Cyr during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in La Ferte-St Cyr Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

MILES, NORMAN WALTER (423833) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL958 HW-H of No 100 Sqn, which came down near la Ferte-St-Cyr during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in La Ferte-St Cyr Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

ROUTLEY, ANTHONY JOHN (419140) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL958 HW-H of No 100 Sqn, which came down near la Ferte-St-Cyr during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in La Ferte-St Cyr Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

OZEROFF, WILLIAM WAYNE(R/181436) age: 23 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL958 HW-H of No 100 Sqn, which came down near la Ferte-St-Cyr during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in La Ferte-St Cyr Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

ESTELL, JOHN EDWARD (423087) age: 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL958 HW-H of No 100 Sqn, which came down near la Ferte-St-Cyr during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in La Ferte-St Cyr Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

MARKS, WILLIAM JAMES (1676946) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL958 HW-H of No 100 Sqn, which came down near la Ferte-St-Cyr during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in La Ferte-St Cyr Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

SHARPLEY, JOHN EASON (2204552) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM621 HW-C of No 100 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Vouzon during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Vouzon Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

CUTHBERTSON, WILLIAM ROBERTS (144345) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV301 SR-I of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Langon during an ABC/bombing sortie against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Langon Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

KRIEG, CARL VICTOR (437425) age: 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV301 SR-I of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Langon during an ABC/bombing sortie against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Langon Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

PRITCHARD, JOHN (417887) age: 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV301 SR-I of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Langon during an ABC/bombing sortie against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Langon Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

COUCH, ALBERT THOMAS (R/208208) age: 19 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV301 SR-I of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Langon during an ABC/bombing sortie against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Langon Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

URQUHART, DAVID (R/208306) age: 19 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV301 SR-I of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Langon during an ABC/bombing sortie against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Langon Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

BROWN, JAMES NELSON (173626) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV301 SR-I of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Langon during an ABC/bombing sortie against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Langon Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

LYTH, THOMAS (1491299) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV301 SR-I of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Langon during an ABC/bombing sortie against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Langon Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

OFFORD, WILLIAM (1892332) age: 34 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV301 SR-I of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Langon during an ABC/bombing sortie against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Langon Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

BEATTY, WALTER BENNETT (J/27399) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL863 SR-M of No 101 Sqn, which came down near St-Doulchard during an ABC/bombing sortie against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

01-Jul

DANIEL, RONALD BASIL (148281) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL863 SR-M of No 101 Sqn, which came down near St-Doulchard during an ABC/bombing sortie against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

01-Jul

COWAN, WILLIAM ROBERTSON (1348489) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL863 SR-M of No 101 Sqn, which came down near St-Doulchard during an ABC/bombing sortie against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

01-Jul

DUGGAN, THOMAS DENNIS (1004177) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL863 SR-M of No 101 Sqn, which came down near St-Doulchard during an ABC/bombing sortie against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

01-Jul

HANNELL, KENNETH (2210062) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL863 SR-M of No 101 Sqn, which came down near St-Doulchard during an ABC/bombing sortie against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

01-Jul

KAY, LEVI LIVESEY (1530097) age: 34 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL863 SR-M of No 101 Sqn, which came down near St-Doulchard during an ABC/bombing sortie against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

01-Jul

WENYON, CONRAD GALLIMORE(1437605) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL863 SR-M of No 101 Sqn, which came down near St-Doulchard during an ABC/bombing sortie against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

01-Jul

LYNAM, FRANCIS JOHN (152007) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME616 SR-B of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Chateaudun during an ABC/bombing sortie against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Chateaudun Eastern Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

KING, HAROLD HERBERT (J/35114) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME616 SR-B of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Chateaudun during an ABC/bombing sortie against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Chateaudun Eastern Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

SNELL, RICHARD WILLIAM (1321695) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME616 SR-B of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Chateaudun during an ABC/bombing sortie against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Chateaudun Eastern Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

RIPPON, DAN CARRIGAN (172870) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME616 SR-B of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Chateaudun during an ABC/bombing sortie against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Chateaudun Eastern Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

HUNTER, WILLIAM THOMAS ROBERT (633310) age: 25 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME616 SR-B of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Chateaudun during an ABC/bombing sortie against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Chateaudun Eastern Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

SMITH, RONALD ALFRED (1585911) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME616 SR-B of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Chateaudun during an ABC/bombing sortie against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Chateaudun Eastern Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

STACK, RONALD DESMOND (2206324) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME616 SR-B of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Chateaudun during an ABC/bombing sortie against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Chateaudun Eastern Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

WHITEHEAD, BARRY (1515878) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME616 SR-B of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Chateaudun during an ABC/bombing sortie against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Chateaudun Eastern Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

CHAPMAN, THOMAS CHARLES (635953) age: 24 RAF

Cpl

He had been serving with No 112 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Rome War Cemetery

01-Jul

VIENS, EDWARD HENDERSON (J/15048) age: 26 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 113 Sqn but did not return from leave.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-Jul

WOLFSON, LEO (141988) age: 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ644  XD-V of No 139 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at Marquise during a raid to Homberg.  He is buried in Marquise Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

GRIFFITHS, HARRY ERNEST LLOYD (655697) age: 23 RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ644  XD-V of No 139 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at Marquise during a raid to Homberg.  He is buried in Marquise Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

BOGUSZ, Kazimierz (P.782542) age: 28 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED814 BH-N of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Beauvilliers during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in the Polish Field of Honour, Grainville-Langannieres, Calvados

01-Jul

ZIEMBINSKI, Zygmunt (P.2248) age: 33 PAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED814 BH-N of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Beauvilliers during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in the Polish Field of Honour, Grainville-Langannieres, Calvados

01-Jul

FUDALI, Wladyslaw (P.783291) age: 24 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED814 BH-N of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Beauvilliers during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in the Polish Field of Honour, Grainville-Langannieres, Calvados

01-Jul

CWOJDZINSKI, Boleslaw Michal (P.2400) age: 22 PAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED814 BH-N of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Beauvilliers during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in the Polish Field of Honour, Grainville-Langannieres, Calvados

01-Jul

BUKOWSKI, Jozef (P.793205) age: 30 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED814 BH-N of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Beauvilliers during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in the Polish Field of Honour, Grainville-Langannieres, Calvados

01-Jul

LECHNICKI, Klemens Felicjan (P.703050) age: 26 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED814 BH-N of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Beauvilliers during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in the Polish Field of Honour, Grainville-Langannieres, Calvados

01-Jul

MALECKI, Ignacy (P.703117) age: 29 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED814 BH-N of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Beauvilliers during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in the Polish Field of Honour, Grainville-Langannieres, Calvados

01-Jul

HALAMBEK, ZVONIMIR (791605) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, JG920 of No 352 Sqn, which burst into flames in the air and crashed whilst attempting a forced landing.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery

01-Jul

BILLING, JOHN URBAN (2114) age: 28 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE773 of No 455 Sqn, which crashed near Langham during a local formation flying practice.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

01-Jul

EDWARDS, TERENCE OLIVER (426574) age: 20 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE773 of No 455 Sqn, which crashed near Langham during a local formation flying practice.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

01-Jul

BROWN, NORMAN COLENSO (159498) 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

01-Jul

McHUTCHION, JOHN ALEXANDER (J/26645) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB743 CF-C of No 625 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near St-Pierre-de-Jarde during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in St Pierre-de-Jards Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

FRASER, JOHN MICHAEL (R/192431) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB743 CF-C of No 625 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near St-Pierre-de-Jarde during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in St Pierre-de-Jards Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

McMILLAN, CLARENCE ORVILLE(R/142111) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB743 CF-C of No 625 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near St-Pierre-de-Jarde during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in St Pierre-de-Jards Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

HALE, HARRY (415944) age: 22 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB743 CF-C of No 625 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near St-Pierre-de-Jarde during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in St Pierre-de-Jards Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

STECYK, JOHN MICHAEL (J/92037) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB743 CF-C of No 625 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near St-Pierre-de-Jarde during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in St Pierre-de-Jards Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

ALLEN, FRANK NORMAN (643123) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB743 CF-C of No 625 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near St-Pierre-de-Jarde during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in St Pierre-de-Jards Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

DICKINSON, FRANK (1034670) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB743 CF-C of No 625 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near St-Pierre-de-Jarde during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in St Pierre-de-Jards Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

WRIGHT, ERIC (159508) age: 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND459 CF-M of No 625 Sqn, which came down near Genouilly during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Genouilly Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

CUNNINGHAM, JAMES ADRIAN (J/92036) age: 29 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND459 CF-M of No 625 Sqn, which came down near Genouilly during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Genouilly Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

ASH, JOHN THOMAS (1399276) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND459 CF-M of No 625 Sqn, which came down near Genouilly during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Genouilly Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

BARNETT, KENNETH GORDON (1624095) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND459 CF-M of No 625 Sqn, which came down near Genouilly during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Genouilly Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

EKERS, LEONARD CHARLES B. (1585302) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND459 CF-M of No 625 Sqn, which came down near Genouilly during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Genouilly Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

GATENSBURY, RICHARD PETER (1581986) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND459 CF-M of No 625 Sqn, which came down near Genouilly during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Genouilly Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

MEADE, FRANK (1582825) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND459 CF-M of No 625 Sqn, which came down near Genouilly during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Genouilly Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

ADCOCK, WILLIAM JEFFERY (426856) age: 25 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB126 CF-T of No 625 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Jul

GLEDSTONE, ROBERT (1378355) age: 32 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB126 CF-T of No 625 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Jul

BERNASKI, LADIMER JACOB(J/29331) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME774 UM-L2 of No 626 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Jul

POCOCK, WILLIAM FRANCIS (J/86307) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME774 UM-L2 of No 626 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Jul

SMITH, JACK OGILVIE(J/90368) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME774 UM-L2 of No 626 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Jul

BISHOP, NORMAN DEREK (1580733) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME774 UM-L2 of No 626 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Jul

GREB, HENRY CHARLES (1895732) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME774 UM-L2 of No 626 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Jul

BARKER, ALFRED CYRIL SEYMOUR (R/222817) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME774 UM-L2 of No 626 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Jul

GORDON, JAMES NEIL (R/259515) age: 18 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME774 UM-L2 of No 626 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Jul

ORR, ARCHIBALD (54772) age: 24 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND952 UM-E2 of No 626 Sqn, which came down near Theillay during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Theillay Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

BROWN, DAVID CORNFOOT (J/89961) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND952 UM-E2 of No 626 Sqn, which came down near Theillay during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Theillay Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

STONE, SIDNEY (1816613) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND952 UM-E2 of No 626 Sqn, which came down near Theillay during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Theillay Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

WHITE, THOMAS (925205) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND952 UM-E2 of No 626 Sqn, which came down near Theillay during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in Theillay Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

CORMAN, JOHN RONALD MERWIN (R/94835) age: 24 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF641 of No 14 OTU, which crashed after hitting a tree following an engine failure during an overshoot practice.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

01-Jul

MacLAGAN, HECTOR STEWART (1567280) age: 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was probably killed whilst flying in Harvard IIA, EX402 of No 20 SFTS, which crashed 20 miles from Que Que in Southern Rhodesia.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery.

01-Jul

EARL, ARTHUR RONALD (547852) age: 30 RAF

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Harvard IIA, EX402 of No 20 SFTS, which crashed 20 miles from Que Que in Southern Rhodesia.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery.

01-Jul

LYLE, JOHN CHALMERS (1387955) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6511 of No 3 RFU, which flew into the ground whilst low flying.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery

01-Jul

KALAHER, JOSEPH (944377) age: Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

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

01-Jul

BIRD, ALEXANDER NORMAN  (552969) age: 21 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard II, AJ737 of No 34 SFTS, which crashed near Seven Parsons in Alberta during an instrument training flight.  He is buried in Medicine Hat (Hillside) Cemetery

01-Jul

KENWORTHY, NATHAN (1001878) age: 37 RAFVR

LAC

He was probably serving at RAF Biggin Hill and was probably killed when a V-1 hit the station, his death being registered in Bromley.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Jul

LLOYD, LESLIE HAROLD (1324223) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND975 of the SD Flt, which came down near la Ferte-St-Cyr during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in La Ferte-St Cyr Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

WALLEN, MATHEW JOHN (1049087) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND975 of the SD Flt, which came down near la Ferte-St-Cyr during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in La Ferte-St Cyr Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

DAVISON, RICHARD (178725) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND975 of the SD Flt, which came down near la Ferte-St-Cyr during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in La Ferte-St Cyr Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

KNOWLES, WILFRED MARTIN (172412) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND975 of the SD Flt, which came down near la Ferte-St-Cyr during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in La Ferte-St Cyr Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

FRANKFURTH, ROBERT LOUIS (J/86986) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND975 of the SD Flt, which came down near la Ferte-St-Cyr during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in La Ferte-St Cyr Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

FAIRCLOTH, ALFRED WILLIAMS (1615345) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND975 of the SD Flt, which came down near la Ferte-St-Cyr during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in La Ferte-St Cyr Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

RICHARDSON, BASIL (1310928) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND975 of the SD Flt, which came down near la Ferte-St-Cyr during a raid against railway targets at Vierzon.  He is buried in La Ferte-St Cyr Communal Cemetery

01-Jul

BURRISS, DORA (2004274) age: Unknown WAAF

LACW

She was serving in the UK and was probably killed when a V-1 landed on Colindale Hospital and the WAAF quarters of RAF Shendon, her death being registered in Colindale.  She is buried in City of Westminster (Paddington) Cemetery, Mill Hill

01-Jul

SAYERS, JOAN GWENDOLIN(2133472) age: 21 WAAF

LACW

She was serving in the UK and was probably killed when a V-1 landed on Colindale Hospital and the WAAF quarters of RAF Shendon, her death being registered in Colindale.  She is buried in City of Westminster (Paddington) Cemetery, Mill Hill

01-Jul

LEWIN, VIOLET EMILY BETTY (2031569) age: Unknown WAAF

ACW1

She was serving in the UK and was probably killed when a V-1 landed on Colindale Hospital and the WAAF quarters of RAF Shendon, her death being registered in Colindale.  She is buried in Kingston-upon-Thames Cemetery

01-Jul

SILVER, MARION (464201) age: 22 WAAF

ACW2

She was serving in the UK and was probably killed when a V-1 landed on Colindale Hospital and the WAAF quarters of RAF Shendon, her death being registered in Colindale.  She is buried in Willesden Jewish Cemetery

01-Jul

MARTIN, CECIL CYRIL GEORGE(1438814) age: 23 RAFVR

AC1

He was probably serving at RAF Biggin Hill and was probably killed when a V-1 hit the station, his death being registered in Bromley.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Jul

MATTHEWS, WILLIAM CHARLES (1277418) age: 39 RAFVR

LAC

He was probably serving at RAF Biggin Hill and was probably killed when a V-1 hit the station, his death being registered in Bromley.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Jul

RAPPITT, DENIS ROLAND (1155711) age: 22 RAFVR

AC1

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

01-Jul

WOOD, VINCENT EDGAR (3006810) age: 19 RAFVR

AC2

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 Cheltenham Cemetery

01-Jul

JONES, VERA (450508) age: Unknown WAAF

LACW

She was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, her death being registered in Edmonton (21), Wirral (25).  She is buried in Rhondda (Trealaw) Cemetery

02-Jul

HARRIS, C A (328793V) age: Unknown SAAF

Lt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW299 of No 55 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie to Rimini.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery

02-Jul

KINVIG, CLIFFORD CLARK(1692998) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 103 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Scunthorpe.  He is buried in Douglas Cemetery (Isle of Man)

02-Jul

FURLONG, REGINALD (1637221) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP131 of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a minelaying sortie.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

02-Jul

HUNT, TREVOR WILLIAM (1604620) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP131 of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a minelaying sortie.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

02-Jul

BREEZE, JOHN RICHARDSON (1673329) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP131 of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a minelaying sortie.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

02-Jul

GOLDING, TERENCE THOMAS (1586360) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP131 of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a minelaying sortie.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

02-Jul

LOVATT, KENNETH (1578014) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP131 of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a minelaying sortie.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

02-Jul

MORGAN, ERNEST WILLIAM (55796) age: 26 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF137 'H' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a minelaying operation over the Danube.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

02-Jul

KINGERLEE, KENNETH GEORGE(178828) age: 33 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF137 'H' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a minelaying operation over the Danube.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

02-Jul

WIGGINS, KENNETH NORMAN (178693) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF137 'H' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a minelaying operation over the Danube.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

02-Jul

PARKER, GEOFFREY GOODHAND (427933) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF137 'H' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a minelaying operation over the Danube.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

02-Jul

HOLMES, EDWARD JAMES (420946) age: 21 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF137 'H' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a minelaying operation over the Danube.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

02-Jul

TAFT, HENRY ROBERT (1602285) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 150 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

02-Jul

BUDGELL, OWEN ARCHIBALD (120417) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH383 of No 353 Sqn, which broke up in the air after encountering a severe storm near Jodhpur.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

02-Jul

GABBITAS, ROBERT ERNEST (122491) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH383 of No 353 Sqn, which broke up in the air after encountering a severe storm near Jodhpur.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

02-Jul

WATES, JOHN LEONARD GOSTWYCK(J/10665) age: 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH383 of No 353 Sqn, which broke up in the air after encountering a severe storm near Jodhpur.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

02-Jul

BOWKER, HARLOW WILBUR (J/18734) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK199 of No 412 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s whilst escorting Mustangs near Lisieux.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

02-Jul

COOPER, WILLIAM JOHN (412908) age: 25 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XI, PA848 of No 681 Sqn, which failed to return from a photo-recce sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

02-Jul

CRANSON, ALBERT (972860) age: 31 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2943 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Imphal War Cemetery

02-Jul

EVANS, DOUGLAS JOHN (J/35927) age: 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL497 of No 1667 HCU, which was lost during a night cross-country flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Jul

HUTCHINSON, GORDON FREDERICK (J/25815) age: 30 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL497 of No 1667 HCU, which was lost during a night cross-country flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Jul

MURPHY, GERALD FRANCIS (R/132905) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL497 of No 1667 HCU, which was lost during a night cross-country flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Jul

BAILEY, ANTHONY JOHN MARTIN FRANCIS (1048169) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL497 of No 1667 HCU, which was lost during a night cross-country flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Jul

CLAYDEN, ERNEST (1039740) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL497 of No 1667 HCU, which was lost during a night cross-country flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Jul

NORMAN, CECIL BARBER (2211863) age: 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL497 of No 1667 HCU, which was lost during a night cross-country flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Jul

ORRICK, ALAN (1592436) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL497 of No 1667 HCU, which was lost during a night cross-country flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Jul

PITTS, ROBERT MICHAEL (R/194287) age: 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL497 of No 1667 HCU, which was lost during a night cross-country flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Jul

TAYLOR, JACK (965198) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 22 FC, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

02-Jul

BARTON, RONALD GEORGE(101423) age: 35 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 249 Wing, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

02-Jul

HARGREAVES, JIM CRAVEN (1534928) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with the Balloon & Oxygen Centre ME, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

02-Jul

HUMPHRIES, DAVID (970991) age: 26 RAFVR

Cpl

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

02-Jul

BRINDLEY, EDWARD (1010244) age: 29 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 Warrington Cemetery

03-Jul

DOMANSKI, Stanislaw(P.782357) age: 24 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, JN752  of No 3 Sqn, which was shot down by Allied AA fire near Playden in Suffolk during a Diver (anti-V-1) patrol.  He is buried in Falkirk Cemetery

03-Jul

McMASTER, JOHN McCAIG (1344310) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ633 of No 38 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a mine-laying sortie off Leros.  He is buried in Leros War Cemetery

03-Jul

SAUNDERS, SYDNEY JOHN (1610621) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ633 of No 38 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a mine-laying sortie off Leros.  He is buried in Leros War Cemetery

03-Jul

STOREY, JAMES HENRY (1099164) age: 34 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ633 of No 38 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a mine-laying sortie off Leros.  He is buried in Leros War Cemetery

03-Jul

TORRANCE, ROBERT FERGUSON (1371239) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ633 of No 38 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a mine-laying sortie off Leros.  He is buried in Leros War Cemetery

03-Jul

MODERWELL, KENNETH ANDREW (J/16878) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ633 of No 38 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a mine-laying sortie off Leros.  He is buried in Leros War Cemetery

03-Jul

KNOX, CHESTER DWANE(J/88478) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ633 of No 38 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a mine-laying sortie off Leros.  He is buried in Leros War Cemetery

03-Jul

BEESON, HAROLD (1591189) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP253 of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down a night fighter during a raid on the Prahova Oil Refinery.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

03-Jul

YOLE, JOHN DENNIS (1673600) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP253 of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down a night fighter during a raid on the Prahova Oil Refinery.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

03-Jul

MURPHY, JOHN CHARLES (152861) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP253 of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down a night fighter during a raid on the Prahova Oil Refinery.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery

03-Jul

PALLETT, PERCY LENARD (1294955) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW299 of No 55 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie  to Rimini.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery

03-Jul

OWEN, COLIN JOHN (1653099) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW299 of No 55 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie to Rimini.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery

03-Jul

SMART, WALLACE ALLAN (J/18660) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, X4257 of No 64 Sqn, which hit a telegraph pole and crashed whilst making a forced landing following and engine failure.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

03-Jul

STEPHENS, DAVID ARTHUR (615172) age: 25 RAF

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP348 of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Bucharest/Prahova.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

03-Jul

BLACK, ROBERT (1672998) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP348 of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Bucharest/Prahova.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

03-Jul

GRIMSHAW, RONALD (1581414) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP348 of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Bucharest/Prahova.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

03-Jul

NEWSHAM, DONALD FREDERICK (1622298) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP348 of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Bucharest/Prahova.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

03-Jul

O'BRIEN, HUGH JOSEPH PATRICK (1430287) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP348 of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Bucharest/Prahova.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

03-Jul

COTTRELL, REX FREDERICK (416214) age: 21 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, HK399 of No 256 Sqn, which was brought down near Lyon during an intruder sortie.  He is buried in Lyon (La Doua) French National Cemetery

03-Jul

McLAREN, ROBERT WILLIAM (J/19717) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, JG272 of No 417 Sqn, which spun into the ground after a wing was blown off by flak.  He is buried in Arezzo War Cemetery

03-Jul

BENNETT, CHARLES ALBERT (923280) age: 28 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst serving with No 2752 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, however his death was registered at Romford.  He is buried in Dagenham (Chadwell Heath) Cemetery

03-Jul

WATTS, JOHN BRADFORD (419978) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 6086 of No 1 BGS, which crashed after dropping a flare at low altitude.  He is buried in Jarvis (Knox Presbyterian Church) Cemetery

03-Jul

BEST, GORDON COOPER (1590496) age: 19 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 6086 of No 1 BGS, which crashed after dropping a flare at low altitude.  He is buried in Jarvis (Knox Presbyterian Church) Cemetery

03-Jul

WALLER, ROBERT (1097101) age: 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 6086 of No 1 BGS, which crashed after dropping a flare at low altitude.  He is buried in Jarvis (Knox Presbyterian Church) Cemetery

03-Jul

HOLT, THOMAS ALFRED (1673031) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 22 PTC and died in hospital of emphysema.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

03-Jul

STAPLES, JOHN WILLARD (J/85988) age: 27 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, LT356 of No 3 AGS, which crashed near Kirkholm after a wing broke away in flight during a training flight.  He is buried in Bridgnorth Cemetery

03-Jul

RYDER, FRED (1492737) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW199 'D' of No 31 SAAF, which failed to return from a raid on an oil refinery at Prohava near Bucharest.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery

03-Jul

KUSMIERSKI, Wlodzimierz Konstantly(P.707845) age: 19 PAF

Airman

He died in hospital whilst serving at Technical School, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Tel el Kebir War Memorial Cemetery

03-Jul

GRANT, JOHN CHARLES (423100) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

A member of No 518 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Anson I, MG468 of the Tiree Station Flt, which flew into the sea in a sea fog off the Isle of Islay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

03-Jul

ROBERTS, ROY WILFRID (1339133) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, LT356 of the 3 AGS, which crashed near Kirkholm after a wing broke away in flight during a training flight.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

03-Jul

COWIE, ALEXANDER GRANT (1572267) age: 27 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, LT356 of the 3 AGS, which crashed near Kirkholm after a wing broke away in flight during a training flight.  He is buried in Buckie New Cemetery.

03-Jul

ELLIS, JOHN FAIRGRIEVE(1828430) age: 20 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, LT356 of the 3 AGS, which crashed near Kirkholm after a wing broke away in flight during a training flight.  He is buried in Kirkbean Parish Churchyard.

03-Jul

FIRTH, THOROLD ANDERTON (1577811) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Anson I, MG468 of the Tiree Station Flt, which flew into the sea in a sea fog off the Isle of Islay.  He is buried in Oswestry General Cemetery.

03-Jul

GRAHAM, HENRY (1827498) age: 18 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, LT356 of the 3 AGS, which crashed near Kirkholm after a wing broke away in flight during a training flight.  He is buried in Rutherglen Cemetery.

03-Jul

HENDERSON, ALICE MARGARET (461074) age: 24 WAAF

LACW

She was serving in the UK and was possibly killed in a V-1 attack, her death being registered in Kensington.  She is buried in Scarborough (Dean Road) Cemetery.

03-Jul

ROSS, JAMES MILLER (1119127) age: 43 RAFVR

LAC

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

03-Jul

SHARPLES, JOHN FREDERICK (1674843) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

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

03-Jul

JENKINS, HAROLD PERCIVAL (967188) age: 26 RAFVR

Sgt

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

03-Jul

ROGERS, PHYLLIS ELIZABETH (475417) age: 24 WAAF

ACW1

She was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, her death being registered in Bury St Edmunds.  She is buried in Little Saxham (St Nicholas) Churchyard

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