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Casualties - 6 - 7 July 1944


06-Jul

FRITH, PETER (1583023) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND799 PH-L of No 12 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Faldingworth on its return from a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at Foret-du-Croc after losing the starboard fin and rudder when it was hit by bombs from another aircraft near the target.  He is buried in Sutton-in-Ashfield Cemetery

06-Jul

GIBSON, JACK SADDINGTON (162808) age: 27 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND799 PH-L of No 12 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Faldingworth on its return from a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at Foret-du-Croc after losing the starboard fin and rudder when it was hit by bombs from another aircraft near the target.  He is buried in Wigston Cemetery

06-Jul

GLADWELL, WILLIS JOHN (J/27411) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL890 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Wizernes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Jul

JAMIESON, GERALD ALEXANDER (J/28677) age: 34 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL890 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Wizernes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Jul

GOLUB, MICHAEL (J/25981) age: 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL890 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Wizernes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Jul

GILCHRIST, CAMPBELL COLIN (R/170620) age: 22 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL890 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Wizernes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Jul

CANDAY, CHARLES RICHARD (2210997) age: 37 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL890 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Wizernes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Jul

JONES, MARTIN LUTHER (1800137) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL890 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Wizernes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Jul

MATTHEWS, WILLIAM VICTOR (1446208) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL890 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Wizernes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Jul

OWEN, THOMAS HOWARD (1216518) age: 22 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 84 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Liang, Ambon.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

06-Jul

HAMILTON, ROBERT (1321229) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

Wellington X, LP499 'B' of No 104 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

06-Jul

CRUDEN, GEORGE STEVENSON (126615) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

Wellington X, LP499 'B' of No 104 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

06-Jul

PUSEY, GORDON WILLIAM (1039691) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

Wellington X, LP499 'B' of No 104 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

06-Jul

JAMES, SELBY RONALD (427466) age: 26 RAAF

Plt Off

Wellington X, LP499 'B' of No 104 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

06-Jul

McDONALD, JOHN ARNOLD (417233) age: 20 RAAF

WO

Wellington X, LP499 'B' of No 104 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

06-Jul

MURPHY, ROBERT (172485) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ310 TW-Z of No 141 Sqn, which came down near Wattan during a Serrate patrol over Northern France.  He is buried in Longuenesse {St Omer} Souvenir Cemetery

06-Jul

WHITE, FREDERICK LESLIE ALAN (1396093) age: 21 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LJ477 OJ-M of No 149 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Thorney Island on it return from Operation Gondolier 16 (an SOE mission).  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

06-Jul

BUNNEY, KENNETH RALPH (136328) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FK790 MA-R of No 161 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Kornwerderzant during Operation Fives I to Holland on behalf of SIS.  He is buried in Wonseradeel (Makkum) Protestant Churchyard

06-Jul

MENZIES, JOHN WATHERSTON (108868) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FK790 MA-R of No 161 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Kornwerderzant during Operation Fives I to Holland on behalf of SIS.  He is buried in Wonseradeel (Makkum) Protestant Churchyard

06-Jul

ELIOT, ERIC MARSHALL (771810) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FK790 MA-R of No 161 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Kornwerderzant during Operation Fives I to Holland on behalf of SIS.  He is buried in Wonseradeel (Makkum) Protestant Churchyard

06-Jul

WITHERS, DENNIS JAMES (1737508) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FK790 MA-R of No 161 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Kornwerderzant during Operation Fives I to Holland on behalf of SIS.  He is buried in Wonseradeel (Makkum) Protestant Churchyard

06-Jul

FISHER, GEORGE MOIR (1560757) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN368 'A' of No 164 Sqn, which failed to return from an ASR sortie to Cabourg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Jul

FOWELL, GEORGE DANIEL (1332923) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN605 'P' of No 164 Sqn, which failed to return from an ASR sortie to Cabourg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Jul

PASSMORE, DOUGLAS GEORGE(1587095) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MP759 of No 221 Sqn, which was destroyed when the bombs were jettisoned live and exploded when the pilot was unable to get the aircraft to climb out on take off.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

06-Jul

PATTISON, KENNETH FREDERICK (151304) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MP759 of No 221 Sqn, which was destroyed when the bombs were jettisoned live and exploded when the pilot was unable to get the aircraft to climb out on take off.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

06-Jul

SUNLEY, THOMAS ESMOND (1523634) age: 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MP759 of No 221 Sqn, which was destroyed when the bombs were jettisoned live and exploded when the pilot was unable to get the aircraft to climb out on take off.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

06-Jul

MYERS, FRANK (1457886) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MP759 of No 221 Sqn, which was destroyed when the bombs were jettisoned live and exploded when the pilot was unable to get the aircraft to climb out on take off.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

06-Jul

BROWN, REGINALD ARCHIBALD PERCIVAL (15705) age: 28 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MP759 of No 221 Sqn, which was destroyed when the bombs were jettisoned live and exploded when the pilot was unable to get the aircraft to climb out on take off.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

06-Jul

ROOKE, ALAN SIDNEY (410917) age: 21 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MP759 of No 221 Sqn, which was destroyed when the bombs were jettisoned live and exploded when the pilot was unable to get the aircraft to climb out on take off.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

06-Jul

JACOBSEN, CLIVE FOWLER (412110) age: 22 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, ES299 of No 249 Sqn, which was brought down by small arms fire near Orese on 23 Jun 1944.  He baled out and whilst attempting to join up with the Yugoslav partisans he was captured and handed over to the Bulgarian police.  After about a fortnight he was taken into the Thurla Mountains and shot.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

06-Jul

JONES, FREDERICK CHARLES HENRY (408850) age: 24 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE497 of No 252 Sqn, which crashed into an escarpment near Mersa Matruh on landing at the conclusion of a test flight, possibly as the result of an engine failure.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery

06-Jul

BLAIR, ROBERT ROB(1555577) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN766 'L' of No 257 Sqn, which he abandoned near Livarot after it was damaged by debris but he did not survive.  He is buried in La Cressonniere Churchyard

06-Jul

CHAPRON, G FFAF () age: unknown

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK728 L8-D of No 347 Sqn, which spun into the ground from cloud near Lindholme on its return from a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Mimoyecques.  He is buried in

06-Jul

GODART, P FFAF () age: unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK728 L8-D of No 347 Sqn, which spun into the ground from cloud near Lindholme on its return from a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Mimoyecques.  He is buried in

06-Jul

VARLET, G FFAF () age: unknown

S-Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK728 L8-D of No 347 Sqn, which spun into the ground from cloud near Lindholme on its return from a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Mimoyecques.  He is buried in

06-Jul

VIEULES, J FFAF () age: unknown

S-Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK728 L8-D of No 347 Sqn, which spun into the ground from cloud near Lindholme on its return from a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Mimoyecques.  He is buried in

06-Jul

CHARAUDEAU, R FFAF () age: unknown

 

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK728 L8-D of No 347 Sqn, which spun into the ground from cloud near Lindholme on its return from a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Mimoyecques.  He is buried in

06-Jul

CHARLIER, A FFAF () age: unknown

 

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK728 L8-D of No 347 Sqn, which spun into the ground from cloud near Lindholme on its return from a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Mimoyecques.  He is buried in

06-Jul

ECKHARDT, P FFAF () age: unknown

 

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK728 L8-D of No 347 Sqn, which spun into the ground from cloud near Lindholme on its return from a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Mimoyecques.  He is buried in

06-Jul

CAMERON, EWEN ERIC (424776) age: 27 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 354 Sqn and was killed when the bus in which he was travelling into Sringar on leave rolled down a hillside and landed in the Jhelum River.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

06-Jul

BANNIHR, ROBERT HUSTON (J/23899) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW169 QB-L of No 424 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near St-Pol during a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Siracourt.  He is buried in St Pol War Cemetery

06-Jul

MAY, ALAN EDWARD (J/22859) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW169 QB-L of No 424 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near St-Pol during a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Siracourt.  He is buried in St Pol War Cemetery

06-Jul

MORRISON, JOHN HOUSEAL (J/23207) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW169 QB-L of No 424 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near St-Pol during a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Siracourt.  He is buried in St Pol War Cemetery

06-Jul

QUEEN, STANLEY JAMES (J/27920) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW169 QB-L of No 424 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near St-Pol during a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Siracourt.  He is buried in St Pol War Cemetery

06-Jul

VIAU, RAYMOND GERALD (J/19099) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW169 QB-L of No 424 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near St-Pol during a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Siracourt.  He is buried in St Pol War Cemetery

06-Jul

DAWSON, LEONARD BERT (183922) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW169 QB-L of No 424 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near St-Pol during a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Siracourt.  He is buried in St Pol War Cemetery

06-Jul

TOMLINSON, WALTER HAROLD (J/89352) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW169 QB-L of No 424 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near St-Pol during a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Siracourt.  He is buried in St Pol War Cemetery

06-Jul

DUMVILLE, GORDON (J/28246) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ657 SE-K of No 431 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take-off from Croft and exploded as it set off for a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Biennais.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

06-Jul

COSTELLO, JOHN (421312) age: 21 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ194 of No 455 Sqn, which was ditched after being hit by flak during an RP attack on a convoy off Nordeney.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Jul

DODD, FREDERICK GEORGE(152529) age: 35 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE348 of No 455 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an RP attack on a convoy off Nordeney.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

06-Jul

BARBOUR, WILLIAM MORGAN (414380) age: 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE348 of No 455 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an RP attack on a convoy off Nordeney.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Jul

PITTS, THOMAS FREDERICK (1621271) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ519 LK-U of No 578 Sqn, which came down at Farnsfield in Nottinghamshire on its return from a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Croixdalle.  He is buried in Altrincham Bowdon and Hale (Altrincham) Cemetery

06-Jul

HILL, THOMAS ARTHUR (1535267) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ519 LK-U of No 578 Sqn, which came down at Farnsfield in Nottinghamshire on its return from a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Croixdalle.  He is buried in Bilston Cemetery

06-Jul

TURNIDGE, BRIAN GRAHAM(152501) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ519 LK-U of No 578 Sqn, which came down at Farnsfield in Nottinghamshire on its return from a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Croixdalle.  He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery

06-Jul

PARFITT, REGINALD (177439) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ519 LK-U of No 578 Sqn, which came down at Farnsfield in Nottinghamshire on its return from a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Croixdalle.  He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery

06-Jul

GODIN, JOHN JOSEPH (R/151252) age: 19 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ519 LK-U of No 578 Sqn, which came down at Farnsfield in Nottinghamshire on its return from a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Croixdalle.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

06-Jul

ROLPH, RAYMOND ALBERT (1645930) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ519 LK-U of No 578 Sqn, which came down at Farnsfield in Nottinghamshire on its return from a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Croixdalle.  He is buried in Hawkwell (St Mary) Churchyard

06-Jul

LEATHAM, LEONARD GRANVILLE(2220239) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ519 LK-U of No 578 Sqn, which came down at Farnsfield in Nottinghamshire on its return from a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Croixdalle.  He is buried in Tipton Cemetery

06-Jul

SALOMAA, ERO ALBAUNUS (J/25513) age: 31 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE169 6O-E of No 582 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Wizernes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Jul

STAPLETON, JOHN WILKINS (J/23460) age: 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE169 6O-E of No 582 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Wizernes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Jul

FRETWELL, ALAN (1577087) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE169 6O-E of No 582 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Wizernes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Jul

MANSON, DONALD HENDRY (J/85487) age: 28 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE169 6O-E of No 582 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Wizernes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Jul

EGGLESTON, DOUGLAS (752767) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE169 6O-E of No 582 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Wizernes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Jul

GEEVES, JOHN (1717745) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE169 6O-E of No 582 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Wizernes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Jul

SMITH, EDWARD GEORGE(1316567) age: 21 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE169 6O-E of No 582 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Wizernes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Jul

DOLMAN, PERCY CHARLES (1576699) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP287 'R' of No 614 Sqn, which was shot down by night fighters during a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

06-Jul

HODSON, NORMAN HAROLD (1046507) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP287 'R' of No 614 Sqn, which was shot down by night fighters during a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

06-Jul

REES, GLYN DAVIDSON (139883) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP287 'R' of No 614 Sqn, which was shot down by night fighters during a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

06-Jul

SUDDEN, ALFRED DFM(114771) age: 29 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP287 'R' of No 614 Sqn, which was shot down by night fighters during a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

06-Jul

HARRISON, MAURICE GEORGE(127902) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP287 'R' of No 614 Sqn, which was shot down by night fighters during a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

06-Jul

VOKES, WALTER RICHARD (417537) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP287 'R' of No 614 Sqn, which was shot down by night fighters during a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

06-Jul

PRYOR, ARTHUR WILLIAM (415679) age: 21 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP287 'R' of No 614 Sqn, which was shot down by night fighters during a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

06-Jul

SANFORD, ROBERT (141567) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME621 F2-R of No 635 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Wizernes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Jul

DATSON, JOHN (1393998) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME621 F2-R of No 635 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Wizernes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Jul

IRELAND, NICOLAS ARTHUR (174243) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME621 F2-R of No 635 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Wizernes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Jul

WEAVER, ARTHUR JOHN (175501) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME621 F2-R of No 635 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Wizernes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Jul

BERESFORD, DOUGLAS HAROLD (1098060) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME621 F2-R of No 635 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Wizernes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Jul

ELLICOTT, DENIS ALFRED GILBERT (1806072) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME621 F2-R of No 635 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Wizernes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Jul

GILLHAM, ROY WILLIAM PATRICK (1800716) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME621 F2-R of No 635 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Wizernes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Jul

EVANS, MATHIAS (177452) age: 31 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND895 F2-W of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Millam during a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Wizernes.  He is buried in Longuenesse {St Omer} Souvenir Cemetery

06-Jul

WATTS, HENRY WAGER DIXON (159708) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND895 F2-W of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Millam during a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Wizernes.  He is buried in Millam Churchyard

06-Jul

HARMAN, LESLIE THOMAS (1406404) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND895 F2-W of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Millam during a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Wizernes.  He is buried in Millam Churchyard

06-Jul

RICHES, WILFRID CYRIL (121448) age: 29 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND895 F2-W of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Millam during a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Wizernes.  He is buried in Millam Churchyard

06-Jul

LOWE, ROBERT WILLIAM (657895) age: 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND895 F2-W of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Millam during a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Wizernes.  He is buried in Millam Churchyard

06-Jul

REDFERN, ALAN TIMOTHY (901789) age: 26 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND895 F2-W of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Millam during a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Wizernes.  He is buried in Millam Churchyard

06-Jul

COLLINS, ARCHIBALD KENNETH BARNETT (1242919) age: 37 RAFVR

LAC

The unit on which he was serving has not yet been ascertained but he was possibly killed when the bus he was travelling in to Sringar on leave rolled down a hillside and landed in the Jhelum River.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

06-Jul

MORISSEY, PATRICK DFM(1661466) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Halifax V, DG414 of No 1667 HCU, which crashed near Alkborough after control was lost whilst flying on three engines during a dual instruction sortie.  He is buried in Kensal Green (St Mary's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

06-Jul

DALZIEL, JACK CHALDECOTT (J/16296) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter, (not TF145) of No 168 MU, which crashed near Heliopolis during an air test.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

06-Jul

JENKINS, ALFRED ROY (637052) age: 23 RAF

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter, (not TF145) of No 168 MU, which crashed near Heliopolis during an air test.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

06-Jul

PEEL, HOLMES (1023331) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter, (not TF145) of No 168 MU, which crashed near Heliopolis during an air test.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

06-Jul

EDWARDS, ANEURIN MORGAN (1296488) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 332 Wing, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bone War Cemetery, Annaba

06-Jul

WILLIAMS, HENRY (1687078) age: 39 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 332 Wing, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bone War Cemetery, Annaba

06-Jul

WOOD, REGINALD ASQUITH (109058) age: 31 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 4312 (ex, LT150) of No 62 AS, which broke up in the air near Norvalspont.  He is buried in Queenstown Cemetery, Eastern Cape

06-Jul

SHARDLOW, RICHARD MILLSON (120650) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 4312 (ex, LT150) of No 62 AS, which broke up in the air near Norvalspont.  He is buried in Queenstown Cemetery, Eastern Cape

06-Jul

WICKHAM, WALTER PELL (552927) age: 22 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 4312 (ex, LT150) of No 62 AS, which broke up in the air near Norvalspont.  He is buried in Queenstown Cemetery, Eastern Cape

06-Jul

ADAMS, LEWIS GORDON (1210410) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC2

He had been serving at AHQ FE and died at Liang on the island of Ambon, whilst in Japanese captivity.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

06-Jul

ROWDEN, DIANA HOPE(4193) age: 29 WAAF

SO

She was serving as a courier with the Special Operations Executive in France arriving in June 1943, she was captured in November when a false agent was planted with her network.  Following interrogation she was sent to a concentration camp in Germany and then in July 1944 to Natzweiler-Struthof concentration camp in France, where she was executed by lethal injection.  She is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Jul

LAZARUS, ALFRED (1196518) age: 33 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Brentford.  He is buried in Rainham (Federation) Jewish Cemetery

06-Jul

GODSELL, WILFRED JAMES (3216003) age: 18 RAFVR

AC2

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

06-Jul

BLEZARD, ERNEST ROBERT JAMES (89841) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

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

06-Jul

WISE, ROBIN HAROLD (539027) age: 25 RAF

AC1

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 Crofton (Holy Rood) Old Churchyard

06-Jul

SURGEY, JOHN EADY (1425387) age: 26 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 20 OTU and was killed at RAF Milltown when he walked into the propeller of Wellington "R" of B Flight.  He is buried in Lossiemouth Burial Ground.

06-Jul

OLDFIELD, TOM MERTON (1180021) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Sleaford.  He was cremated at Birmingham (Perry Bar) Crematorium

06-Jul

TROKE, BERYL WINIFRED (2089108) age: Unknown WAAF

Sgt

She was serving in the UK and was killed along with her mother, Winifred, at 39 Southcroft Road, Wandsworth, by a V-1.  She is buried in Wandsworth (Streatham) Cemetery.

07-Jul

McCAFFERTY, RONALD (1622218) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IV, KX804 of No 6 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking ferries in the Planninski Channel.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

07-Jul

KERBEY, HENNING WILLIAM HOLMAN (184573) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, LD779 of No 34 Sqn, which crashed and exploded whilst on a strafing operation.  He is buried in Imphal War Cemetery

07-Jul

ANDERSON, JAMES (1562994) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP545 'R' of No 37 Sqn, which crashed into a valley in Austria whilst attempting to evade a night fighter during a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

SYRATT, REGINALD (1684710) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP545 'R' of No 37 Sqn, which crashed into a valley in Austria whilst attempting to evade a night fighter during a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

CROYDON, GEORGE(1576672) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP545 'R' of No 37 Sqn, which crashed into a valley in Austria whilst attempting to evade a night fighter during a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

GUNTON, JAMES EDWARD (1580879) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP545 'R' of No 37 Sqn, which crashed into a valley in Austria whilst attempting to evade a night fighter during a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

DAVISON, JOHN (1522073) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP545 'R' of No 37 Sqn, which crashed into a valley in Austria whilst attempting to evade a night fighter during a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

GUEST, LIONEL JOSEPH (1250308) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF241 'B' of No 37 Sqn, which crashed near Unteradlberg, St Polten during a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

BURNELL, CHARLES JOHN (131997) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF241 'B' of No 37 Sqn, which crashed near Unteradlberg, St Polten during a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

KEIGHLEY, CHARLES WALTER (157847) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF241 'B' of No 37 Sqn, which crashed near Unteradlberg, St Polten during a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

VLOK, T V (542885V) age: 22 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF241 'B' of No 37 Sqn, which crashed near Unteradlberg, St Polten during a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

CHARLES, VINCENT (1675761) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LM759 'M' of No 40 Sqn, which crashed at St Polten during a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

NICOLLS, DOUGLAS WILLIAM (1395633) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LM759 'M' of No 40 Sqn, which crashed at St Polten during a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

DALTON, RAE CHARLES (418923) age: 27 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LM759 'M' of No 40 Sqn, which crashed at St Polten during a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

COLLINS, RONALD THOMAS (418811) age: 26 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LM759 'M' of No 40 Sqn, which crashed at St Polten during a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

MARSH, MAXWELL WELLMAN (415811) age: 32 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LM759 'M' of No 40 Sqn, which crashed at St Polten during a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

CLUB, STANLEY (2204240) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP210 'D' of No 40 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

TARR, ANTHONY PETER (1399126) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP210 'D' of No 40 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

COLDRIDGE, GEOFFREY ANTHONY CONWAY (573067) age: 22 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP210 'D' of No 40 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

HALL, ERNEST (172562) age: 29 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP210 'D' of No 40 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

BRENNAN, DENIS CECIL (1604226) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP210 'D' of No 40 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

GRAAFF, DEWHURST (160154) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME859 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Equennes-Eramecour during a raid on a V-1 storage depot at St-Leu-d'Esserent.  He is buried in Equennes Churchyard

07-Jul

HODGE, JOHN SYDNEY (157045) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME859 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Equennes-Eramecour during a raid on a V-1 storage depot at St-Leu-d'Esserent.  He is buried in Equennes Churchyard

07-Jul

PURVIS, VICTOR DAVENANT (158090) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME859 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Equennes-Eramecour during a raid on a V-1 storage depot at St-Leu-d'Esserent.  He is buried in Equennes Churchyard

07-Jul

GIBBERSON, FRANK HUBERT (851417) age: 33 AuxAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME859 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Equennes-Eramecour during a raid on a V-1 storage depot at St-Leu-d'Esserent.  He is buried in Equennes Churchyard

07-Jul

GROVES, ROBERT BRUCE(409992) age: 23 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME859 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Equennes-Eramecour during a raid on a V-1 storage depot at St-Leu-d'Esserent.  He is buried in Equennes Churchyard

07-Jul

CRITCHLEY, LAWRENCE ARCHIBALD (1822207) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME859 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Equennes-Eramecour during a raid on a V-1 storage depot at St-Leu-d'Esserent.  He is buried in Equennes Churchyard

07-Jul

HOLLAND, ARTHUR (1028124) age: 29 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME859 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Equennes-Eramecour during a raid on a V-1 storage depot at St-Leu-d'Esserent.  He is buried in Equennes Churchyard

07-Jul

DRYBURGH, WALTER THOMAS (152186) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, ML372 of No 64 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Bolt Head following an engine failure during a Rhubarb to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jul

ALLEN, HAYDN (1896209) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Wellington X, JA471 'Q' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

HARDY, FRED (590866) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Wellington X, JA471 'Q' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

HARRIS, COLIN ALBERT (1492811) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Wellington X, JA471 'Q' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

ROBINSON, GEORGE HUBERT (1579827) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Wellington X, JA471 'Q' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

FREYNE, LAWRENCE (755540) age: unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Wellington X, JA471 'Q' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

HICKMAN, ARTHUR CHARLES (1624343) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, JA520, 'X' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

TILBROOK, FRANK JAMES (1607033) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, JA520, 'X' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

TOPPING, ERIC (1452930) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, JA520, 'X' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

DAVIES, EDWIN GUY (778127) age: 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, JA520, 'X' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

ENGLISH, WILFRED (1549422) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, JA520, 'X' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

MAYLEY, DEREK GRAHAM (1800825) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP198 'O' of No 70 Sqn, which crashed at Krauterbachgraben, probably as the result of night fighter attack during a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

POVEY, R H (104048V) age: Unknown SAAF

Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP198 'O' of No 70 Sqn, which crashed at Krauterbachgraben, probably as the result of night fighter attack during a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

MARQUARD, G (205617V) age: Unknown SAAF

Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP198 'O' of No 70 Sqn, which crashed at Krauterbachgraben, probably as the result of night fighter attack during a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

JONES, ROWLAND EAMES (657707) age: 25 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP198 'O' of No 70 Sqn, which crashed at Krauterbachgraben, probably as the result of night fighter attack during a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

ROWE, ALFRED (544205) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP198 'O' of No 70 Sqn, which crashed at Krauterbachgraben, probably as the result of night fighter attack during a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

HACKETT, BARRIE JOHN NIGEL (1582756) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP130 'D' of No 70 Sqn, which was lost on its return from a raid to Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

07-Jul

CARRUTHERS, HENRY RAMSAY (R/160554) age: 21 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP130 'D' of No 70 Sqn, which was lost on its return from a raid to Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

07-Jul

HUNT, MERVYN CYRIL (1339299) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP130 'D' of No 70 Sqn, which was lost on its return from a raid to Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

07-Jul

CUSTANCE, GEOFFREY JAMES (416938) age: 21 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP130 'D' of No 70 Sqn, which was lost on its return from a raid to Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

07-Jul

TURNER, JOSIAH (403827) age: 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF138 'E' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

McINTOSH, WILLIAM SMITH (1559309) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF138 'E' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

GLANCEY, JOHN CHARLES (1601443) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF138 'E' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

VAUGHAN, RICHARD JERVIS (1410538) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF138 'E' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

FLEGG, ROBERT BARNES (410155) age: 25 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF138 'E' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Feuersbrunn airfield near Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

07-Jul

ROBERTS, FREDERICK GLYN DFM(1131282) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 103 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jul

BLESSING, WILLIAM WALTER (404648) age: 31 RAAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI ML964 GB-J of No 105 Sqn, which crashed after being badly damaged by an enemy fighter during a target marking sortie to Caen.  He is buried in La Delivrande War Cemetery, Douvres

07-Jul

BOSS, RONALD WILLIAM (1352419) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND678 AS-Q of No 166 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea during a raid to Caen.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

07-Jul

MacINTOSH, ERNEST WILLIAM (J/24922) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND678 AS-Q of No 166 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea during a raid to Caen.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

07-Jul

McEACHERN, HECTOR JOSEPH (J/27407) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND678 AS-Q of No 166 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea during a raid to Caen.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

07-Jul

EATON, JOSEPH ROY (1670569) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND678 AS-Q of No 166 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea during a raid to Caen.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

07-Jul

LITTLE, NORMAN DOUGLAS (1233167) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND678 AS-Q of No 166 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea during a raid to Caen.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

07-Jul

WESTON, RALPH HENRY (37703) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND678 AS-Q of No 166 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea during a raid to Caen.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

07-Jul

MARKLAND, JAMES ROBERT (1146271) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND678 AS-Q of No 166 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea during a raid to Caen.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

07-Jul

MITCHELL, PETER EDMOND (1587838) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator  VI, EV822 'V' of No 178 Sqn, which was brought down over Yugoslavia during a raid on an airfield at Feuersbrunn.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

07-Jul

PRATT, DOUGLAS LESLIE(1877424) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator  VI, EV822 'V' of No 178 Sqn, which was brought down over Yugoslavia during a raid on an airfield at Feuersbrunn.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

07-Jul

JOHNSTON, GEORGE ALEXANDER STUART (1418677) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator  VI, EV822 'V' of No 178 Sqn, which was brought down over Yugoslavia during a raid on an airfield at Feuersbrunn.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

07-Jul

McNAUGHTON, GEORGE EDWARD SCOTT (413099) age: 32 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator  VI, EV822 'V' of No 178 Sqn, which was brought down over Yugoslavia during a raid on an airfield at Feuersbrunn.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

07-Jul

BROTHERS, WARWICK (405470) age: 22 RNZAF

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator  VI, EV822 'V' of No 178 Sqn, which was brought down over Yugoslavia during a raid on an airfield at Feuersbrunn.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

07-Jul

ELLIS, JOHN CHARLES (157885) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator  VI, EV822 'V' of No 178 Sqn, which was brought down over Yugoslavia during a raid on an airfield at Feuersbrunn.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

07-Jul

ELVIN, JOSEPH DANIEL (1441445) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ930 'S' of No 178 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on an airfield at Feuersbrunn.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery

07-Jul

FUCE, FREDERICK WILLIAM (1710298) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ930 'S' of No 178 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on an airfield at Feuersbrunn.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery

07-Jul

CHILLINGWORTH, BERNARD JOHN (1803484) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ930 'S' of No 178 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on an airfield at Feuersbrunn.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery

07-Jul

HUGHES, DOUGLAS GEORGE(1607189) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ930 'S' of No 178 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on an airfield at Feuersbrunn.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery

07-Jul

LENTIN, KENNETH (778686) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF129 'D' of No 179 Sqn, which crashed on an overshoot at Chivenor whilst trying to land on one engine and its depth charges exploded.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

07-Jul

PHILLIPS, FREDERICK HENRY (1320115) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF129 'D' of No 179 Sqn, which crashed on an overshoot at Chivenor whilst trying to land on one engine and its depth charges exploded.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

07-Jul

HARRIS, RICHARD JAMES (415530) age: 35 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF129 'D' of No 179 Sqn, which crashed on an overshoot at Chivenor whilst trying to land on one engine and its depth charges exploded.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

07-Jul

WARNE, JOHN LUGTON (410764) age: 22 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF129 'D' of No 179 Sqn, which crashed on an overshoot at Chivenor whilst trying to land on one engine and its depth charges exploded.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

07-Jul

WOOD, CEDRIC MILFORD (412225) age: 29 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF129 'D' of No 179 Sqn, which crashed on an overshoot at Chivenor whilst trying to land on one engine and its depth charges exploded.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

07-Jul

HODGSON, JOHN ALFRED (133670) age: 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN865 of No 263 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Lanmeur during a Roadstead.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jul

BURK, PETER (1012789) age: 29 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 265 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Diego Suarez War Cemetery

07-Jul

PUCHALSKI, Lucjan (P.703303) age: 44 PAF

LAC

He was serving with No 309 Sqn, and died in a London Hospital from injuries sustained in a V-1 bomb attack.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

07-Jul

LAXTON, PETER ERNEST (1322672) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 354 Sqn and possibly died from injuries sustained when the bus he was travelling in to Sringar on leave rolled down a hillside and landed in the Jhelum River, the previous day.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

07-Jul

BLYTH, JOHN WILLIAM (J/17657) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE744 of No 404 Sqn, which crashed at Strubby.  Colwell also killed.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

07-Jul

COLWELL, ROBERT EDWIN (R/70810) age: 23 RCAF

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE744 of No 404 Sqn, which crashed at Strubby.  Colwell also killed.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

07-Jul

TELFORD, ALBERT DAVID (J/87331) age: 26 RCAF

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He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF412 of No 407 Sqn, which crashed making an emergency landing at Wollacombe in Devon due to an engine failure during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Heanton Punchardon (St Augustine) Churchyard

07-Jul

LEMMON, RALPH ERNEST(J/88864) age: Unknown RCAF

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He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL907 of No 460 Sqn, which made a crash landing near the River Orne in France having lost an engine.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

07-Jul

KIDD, LEONARD DEWAIN (J/85175) age: 21 RCAF

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He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MJ305 of No 602 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Alnuy whilst attacking rail targets during an armed recce.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

07-Jul

WEBB, FREDERICK JAMES (1474327) age: 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM112 UM-A2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down in flames by flak as it left the target area during a raid to Caen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jul

WOOD, JOHN WILLIAM (1593500) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM112 UM-A2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down in flames by flak as it left the target area during a raid to Caen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jul

WARBURTON, GEORGE VICTOR COOPER (1522446) age: 23 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst serving with No 2734 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Hermanville War Cemetery

07-Jul

HOOKWAY, ROBERT TAYLOR (1656685) age: 40 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2783 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, however his death was registered at Yarmouth.  He is buried in Bideford Church Cemetery

07-Jul

ROLT, THOMAS CALLAGHAN (1681468) age: 21 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving with No 105 Wing on board Fighter Direction Tender 216 which sunk by a torpedo dropped by a Ju 88 whilst it was operating off the beaches of Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Jul

FERGUSON, JOHN HAMILTON (1565310) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC1

He was serving with No 105 Wing on board  which sunk by a torpedo dropped by a Ju 88 whilst it was operating off the beaches of Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Jul

LOGAN, GEORGE(1001089) age: 24 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 105 Wing on board  which sunk by a torpedo dropped by a Ju 88 whilst it was operating off the beaches of Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Jul

GAUGHAN, JAMES (1036266) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 105 Wing on board  which sunk by a torpedo dropped by a Ju 88 whilst it was operating off the beaches of Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Jul

PECKHAM, RONALD JAMES (1434174) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 105 Wing on board  which sunk by a torpedo dropped by a Ju 88 whilst it was operating off the beaches of Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Jul

CLARK, JACK (1101306) age: 28 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 236 Wing, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

07-Jul

DALTON, JOHN PHILLIP SINCLAIR (418640) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X. LP314 of No 26 OTU, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Wing following an engine failure during a night circuit training flight.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

07-Jul

SHEPPARD, WILLIAM ARTHUR (432582) age: 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X. LP314 of No 26 OTU, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Wing following an engine failure during a night circuit training flight.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

07-Jul

CHECKLEY, IVOR ARTHUR (1894195) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X. LP314 of No 26 OTU, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Wing following an engine failure during a night circuit training flight.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

07-Jul

McALLISTER, DOUGLAS SCOTT (1160261) age: 28 RAFVR

AC1

The unit in which he had been serving is currently unknown but he died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Liang, Ambon.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

07-Jul

BOLTER, JOHN (1581572) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X. LP314 of No 26 OTU, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Wing following an engine failure during a night circuit training flight.  He is buried in Birmingham (Handsworth) Cemetery.

07-Jul

HENRY, WILLIAM MAXWELL (173906) age: 21 RAFVR

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He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X. LP314 of No 26 OTU, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Wing following an engine failure during a night circuit training flight.  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery.

07-Jul

WILLIAMS, CLIFFORD (1299435) age: 24 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the UK and died from injuries sustained when he was thrown from a motor vehicle being driven by another airman which crashed near Killyquharn Farm on the road between Strichen and New Aberdour whilst being driven at high speed.  The driver was charged with culpable homicide as he was under the influence of drink at the time.  He is buried in Pontypool (Panteg) Cemetery.

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