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Casualties - 9 - 12 July 1944


09-Jul

CATTERMOULE, FRANK HAROLD (126582) age: 22 RAF

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 1 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Rennes Eastern Communal Cemetery

09-Jul

NOTT, JACK STEWART (421543) age: 26 RAAF

Fg Off

He had been flying in Halifax III, MZ698 KN-J of No 77 Sqn, which crashed at St-Oedenrode on 16 Jun 1944.  Evading capture he was being sheltered by a Dutch woman when the Gestapo arrived, he was shot as he tried to escape out of the back of the house.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jul

WALKER, RONALD ARTHUR (149550) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He had been flying in Lancaster III, ND551 OL-V of No 83 Sqn, which exploded after being attacked by a night fighter during a raid to Wesseling on 22 Jun 1944.  He was being sheltered by a Dutch woman when the Gestapo arrived, he was shot as he tried to escape out of the back of the house.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jul

DALE, RONALD CHARLES (1335762) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JR502 'Z' of No 175 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy fighter near St Lo.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

09-Jul

PURCE, NORMAN JAMES (170137) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MH826 of No 274 Sqn, which crashed after colliding with a balloon over Wrotham in Kent during a Ramrod.  He is buried in Maidstone Cemetery, Kent

09-Jul

CARTER, ROY EDWARD (J/28855) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA514 SE-B of No 431 Sqn, which crashed at Nistelrode on 17 Jun 1944, he was being sheltered by a Dutch woman when the Gestapo arrived, he was shot as he tried to escape out of the back of the house.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jul

HOWITT, WILLIAM ISELIN (1561613) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF375 of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation off the Frisian Islands.  He is buried in Schiermonnikoog (Vredenhof) Cemetery

09-Jul

ABBOTT, GEOFFREY FREDERICK (159432) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF375 of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation off the Frisian Islands.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jul

COCHRANE, JOSEPH ANDREW (171208) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF375 of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation off the Frisian Islands.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jul

REEN, GEOFFREY DAVID (137999) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF375 of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation off the Frisian Islands.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jul

BELANGER, JOSEPH ADELARD ROLAND (J/24828) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF375 of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation off the Frisian Islands.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jul

BROCK, FREDERICK HUBERT (1317333) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF375 of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation off the Frisian Islands.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jul

RUSSELL, REGINALD WORLAND (410789) age: 21 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF375 of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation off the Frisian Islands.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jul

HAKANSSON, INGVAR FREDRIK (1575089) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, RB153 of No 610 Sqn, which he abandoned off Dungeness following an engine failure whilst he was attacking a V-1 but he did not survive.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jul

FLETCHER, JOSEPH AMBROSE(1511475) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5625 GI-B of No 622 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Lisieux.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jul

POLKINGHORNE, HOWARD CLIFFORD (151608) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5625 GI-B of No 622 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Lisieux.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jul

BARLOW, DONALD VINCENT (2206468) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5625 GI-B of No 622 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Lisieux.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jul

BLYTH, JACK (1521247) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5625 GI-B of No 622 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Lisieux.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jul

LANCELEY, STANLEY ERIC (1869132) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5625 GI-B of No 622 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Lisieux.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jul

WHITE, WILLIAM RICHARD (R/221536) age: 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5625 GI-B of No 622 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Lisieux.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jul

BAMFORD, PHILIP EDWARD (1043241) age: 25 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5625 GI-B of No 622 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Lisieux.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jul

POWELL, JOHN PHILLIP (1874727) age: 20 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving with No 624 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

09-Jul

MALON, THOMAS JOSEPH (1367328) age: 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5140 of No 1 (O) AFU, which flew into high ground near Knockgray in Kirkcudbright whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Cathcart Cemetery

09-Jul

HIDE, ROBERT GEORGE TOES (1452098) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5140 of No 1 (O) AFU, which flew into high ground near Knockgray in Kirkcudbright whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in York Cemetery, Yorkshire

09-Jul

GOODILL, ALAN ARTHUR (J/89057) age: 26 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5140 of No 1 (O) AFU, which flew into a hill in cloud whilst carrying out a beam approach.  He is buried in Newton Stewart Cemetery

09-Jul

MURRAY, KENNETH NAYLOR (1529447) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 111 MU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

09-Jul

PAYNE, WILLIAM HENRY BERTRAM (1101426) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 153 MU but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Liang, Ambon.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

09-Jul

BERRY, MICHAEL JOHN (163055) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

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

09-Jul

CARRUTHERS, WILLIAM (1423222) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

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

09-Jul

GILL, ALLAN (1458819) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

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

09-Jul

KERLY, ELLEN MARY (2019806) age: 22 WAAF

LACW

She was serving in the UK and was probably killed at 10 Benthal Road, Hackney, along with her parents in a V-1 attack.  She is buried in Manor Park Cemetery.

10-Jul

ADAMS, WILLIAM BRYAN (61478) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS959 of No 21 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery

10-Jul

BICKNELL, JOHN CONWAY (135156) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS959 of No 21 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Standon (St Mary) Churchyard

10-Jul

FOX, JOHN ELSTON DFC (177086) age: 35 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was flying as the navigator in Mosquito VI, ? of No 105 Sqn, which was detailed for a marking operation to Nucourt but when the aircraft developed a coolant leak on take-off they returned to take the reserve aircraft. However, P/O Fox jumped out before the engines had stopped and walked into the propeller, dying within 10 minutes.  He is buried in Roundhay (St John) Churchyard

10-Jul

TALMAN, JAMES MAC GILL DFC (77101) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NT925 of No 144 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Great Yarmouth having suffered an engine failure during a shipping strike.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Jul

KENNY, JOHN (173873) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NT925 of No 144 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Great Yarmouth having suffered an engine failure during a shipping strike.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Jul

BEATTIE, ALEXANDER CAMPBELL (176888) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, ND293 of No 153 Sqn, which was lost on this date.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

10-Jul

DICKINSON, JOHN (176454) age: 24 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, ND293 of No 153 Sqn, which was lost on this date.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

10-Jul

DOP, C FFAF () age: 

Lt C Dop

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AA847 of No 345 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Vernon during Ramrod 1072 to Rouen.

10-Jul

ANDREW, JOHN TASMAN (418241) age: 34 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE760 of No 455 Sqn, which dived into the sea shortly after taking off on a special recce along the Danish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Jul

ROBERTS, MAXWELL MASON (42457) age: 25 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE760 of No 455 Sqn, which dived into the sea shortly after taking off on a special recce along the Danish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Jul

REID, WILLIAM (135289) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, MM365 of No 544 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Banff.  He is buried in Banff Cemetery, Banffshire

10-Jul

SIMONSON, ERNEST STANFIELD (J/23023) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, MM365 of No 544 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Banff.  He is buried in Banff Cemetery, Banffshire

10-Jul

SCIGALA, Adam(P.782256) age: 26 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, NK477  of No 8 AGS, which dived into the ground at Ardoch-Alness, Ross-shire, Scotland during a training flight.  He is buried in Kiltearn Parish Churchyard, Evanton

10-Jul

KALASEK, JAROSLAV (787595) age: 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, NK477  of No 8 AGS, which dived into the ground at Ardoch-Alness, Ross-shire, Scotland during a training flight.  He is buried in Kiltearn Parish Churchyard, Evanton

10-Jul

HERON, STANLEY (1591676) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, NK477  of No 8 AGS, which dived into the ground at Ardoch-Alness, Ross-shire, Scotland during a training flight.  He is buried in Middlesbrough (Acklam) Cemetery

10-Jul

CHANTRELL, KENNETH WALTER (1867427) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, NK477  of No 8 AGS, which dived into the ground at Ardoch-Alness, Ross-shire, Scotland during a training flight.  He is buried in Southend-on-Sea (Sutton Road) Cemetery

10-Jul

HILLS, JOHN EDWARD (1810437) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, NK477  of No 8 AGS, which dived into the ground at Ardoch-Alness, Ross-shire, Scotland during a training flight.  He is buried in Tonbridge Cemetery

10-Jul

FAIRBAIRN, HARVEY OSWALD (143285) age: 27 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1593 of the ORTU, which spun into the ground near Peterhead whilst flying at low level in bad visibility.  He is buried in Longside Cemetery

10-Jul

CHENU, JOHN CORRIE(418347) age: 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1593 of the ORTU, which spun into the ground near Peterhead whilst flying at low level in bad visibility.  He is buried in Longside Cemetery

10-Jul

BELL, GODFREY VERNON JOHN (1423401) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1593 of the ORTU, which spun into the ground near Peterhead whilst flying at low level in bad visibility.  He is buried in Longside Cemetery

10-Jul

MILTON, ALFRED JAMES (1602744) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1593 of the ORTU, which spun into the ground near Peterhead whilst flying at low level in bad visibility.  He is buried in Longside Cemetery

10-Jul

O'REILLY, HUGH (1565631) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1593 of the ORTU, which spun into the ground near Peterhead whilst flying at low level in bad visibility.  He is buried in Longside Cemetery

10-Jul

STARNES, LEONARD GEORGE(1394997) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1593 of the ORTU, which spun into the ground near Peterhead whilst flying at low level in bad visibility.  He is buried in Longside Cemetery

10-Jul

FINCH, FREDERICK HENRY WILLIAM (1398906) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1593 of the ORTU, which spun into the ground near Peterhead whilst flying at low level in bad visibility.  He is buried in Woodgrange Park Cemetery, East Ham

10-Jul

ARCHER, ERNEST (1633264) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK and possibly died whilst being treated in the RAF Hospital, Ely, his death being registered in Ely.  He is buried in Alverthorpe (St Paul) Churchyard

10-Jul

McCANDLESS, DAVID ERNEST (1505551) age: 36 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Warrington.  He is buried in Padgate (Christ Church) Churchyard

11-Jul

ROSS, ALAN (1494140) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF399 'D' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid on marshalling yards at Lambrate.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

11-Jul

MABEY, ALBERT HORACE(1399182) age: 35 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF399 'D' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid on marshalling yards at Lambrate.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

11-Jul

WALTERS, NORMAN (1804807) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF399 'D' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid on marshalling yards at Lambrate.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

11-Jul

McKENZIE, ANDREW (1567889) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF399 'D' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid on marshalling yards at Lambrate.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

11-Jul

ELWORTHY, ARTHUR JAMES (1013219) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF399 'D' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid on marshalling yards at Lambrate.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

11-Jul

LIFE, STEPHEN RICHARD (1701209) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 115 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Downham.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

11-Jul

INGRAM, MERVYN ROBERT BRUCE(402190) age: 22 RNZAF

Sqn Ldr

He was serving with No 152 Sqn, and died from malaria and tetanus possibly exasperated by a landing accident on 21 Jun 1944.  He is buried in Imphal War Cemetery

11-Jul

STURGES, PETER FRANCIS (139371) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVII, HK315 'N' of No 219 Sqn, which was lost in combat with an enemy aircraft during a beachhead patrol off Le Havre.  He is buried in Marrissel French National Cemetery

11-Jul

EDYVEAN, DOUGLAS (121285) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVII, HK315 'N' of No 219 Sqn, which was lost in combat with an enemy aircraft during a beachhead patrol off Le Havre.  He is buried in Marrissel French National Cemetery

11-Jul

PRZYLUSKI, Kazimierz (P.0838) age: 27 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, LR300  of No 305 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie in the Lille/Amiens area.  He is buried in Grainville-Langannerie Cemetery

11-Jul

LUKINSKI, Aleksander (P.1421) age: 39 PAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, LR300  of No 305 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie in the Lille/Amiens area.  He is buried in Grainville-Langannerie Cemetery

11-Jul

SUSZYNSKI, Edward (P.0563) age: 38 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito Vl, NS873  of No 306 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie in the Lille/Amiens area.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

11-Jul

SMITH, GRANT LYMAN (J/29977) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL675 EQ-T of No 408 Sqn, which crashed in flames at high speed near Eaton in Leicestershire during a night training flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

11-Jul

WAYCHUK, WALTER SIMEON (J/29371) age: 29 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL675 EQ-T of No 408 Sqn, which crashed in flames at high speed near Eaton in Leicestershire during a night training flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

11-Jul

BUCKBERROUGH, ROBERT CLARK(BOB) (J/90667) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL675 EQ-T of No 408 Sqn, which crashed in flames at high speed near Eaton in Leicestershire during a night training flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

11-Jul

SHAW, ERNEST ANSON (J/86367) age: 30 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL675 EQ-T of No 408 Sqn, which crashed in flames at high speed near Eaton in Leicestershire during a night training flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

11-Jul

BRITLAND, GEORGE DOUGLAS (2167A) age: 27 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL675 EQ-T of No 408 Sqn, which crashed in flames at high speed near Eaton in Leicestershire during a night training flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

11-Jul

GRIEVE, FRANCIS GEORGE(577530) age: 19 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL675 EQ-T of No 408 Sqn, which crashed in flames at high speed near Eaton in Leicestershire during a night training flight.  He is buried in Melton Mowbray (Thorpe Road) Cemetery

11-Jul

SMITH, ALEXANDER (R/144471) age: 21 RCAF

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL675 EQ-T of No 408 Sqn, which crashed in flames at high speed near Eaton in Leicestershire during a night training flight.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

11-Jul

LEE, ROBERT EDWARD (J/18745) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVIII, MM547 of No 409 Sqn, which was lost whilst intercepting a V-1 near Folkestone.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Jul

WALES, JACK WILLIAM (1322593) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVIII, MM547 of No 409 Sqn, which was lost whilst intercepting a V-1 near Folkestone.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Jul

HALLIHAN, THOMAS HUBERT OSCAR (J/8904) age: 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, NH325 'H' of No 442 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Conde whilst attacking enemy MT during an armed recce.  He is buried in St Manvieu War Cemetery, Cheux

11-Jul

AYTON, JAMES TREVOR (39982) age: 24 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was serving with No 487 Sqn and was killed when the van in which he was travelling collided with a stationary aircraft at Thorney Island.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

11-Jul

BLISS, LAURENCE ESMOND (1512539) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, R8972 'V' of No 609 Sqn, which crashed near Hottot after being hit by flak.  He is buried in Hottot-les-Bagues War Cemetery

11-Jul

MATHESON, ARCHIBALD ALLISDAIR (412714) age: 29 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, PF380 of No 692 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Jul

WATTS, STEPHEN DELANCY (404008) age: 28 RNZAF

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, PF380 of No 692 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Jul

WALTER, RONALD NEVILLE HENRY (178076) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, MW346 of No 10 OTU, which dived into the ground during a fighter affiliation exercise with a Whitley.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery

11-Jul

BARKER, BERNARD ANDREW (1392337) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX147 of No 1666 HCU, which collided with an unidentified Wellington and crashing near York during a training flight.  He is buried in Fulford Cemetery

11-Jul

CORLEY, WILLIAM ARTHUR (J/36334) age: 29 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX147 of No 1666 HCU, which collided with an unidentified Wellington and crashing near York during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

11-Jul

KOLOMIC, JOHNNY PETER (J/35077) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX147 of No 1666 HCU, which collided with an unidentified Wellington and crashing near York during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

11-Jul

ZORATTI, VICTOR (J/35036) age: 30 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX147 of No 1666 HCU, which collided with an unidentified Wellington and crashing near York during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

11-Jul

BEST, JOHN DOUGLAS (J/11043) age: Unknown RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX147 of No 1666 HCU, which collided with an unidentified Wellington and crashing near York during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

11-Jul

KIDNEY, NEIL JOHN (R/215860) age: 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX147 of No 1666 HCU, which collided with an unidentified Wellington and crashing near York during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

11-Jul

SIMMONS, RAYMOND FRANK (R/173565) age: 22 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX147 of No 1666 HCU, which collided with an unidentified Wellington and crashing near York during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

11-Jul

MOORE, ROBERT KIRK (R/124087) age: 22 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX147 of No 1666 HCU, which collided with an unidentified Wellington and crashing near York during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

11-Jul

BUSH, CHARLES ERIC (401621) age: 30 RNZAF

Sgt

He was serving with No 6487 SE, and was killed when the van in which he was travelling collided with a stationary aircraft at Thorney Island.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

11-Jul

HOSKING, WILLIAM JAMES (1158887) age: 24 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 8016 AMES, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

11-Jul

RANSOM, CHARLES TREVOR (1194662) age: Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 887 AMES, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bolsena War Cemetery

11-Jul

EDGECOMBE, PELHAM WILLIAM LAWRENCE(64813) age: 43 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Birmingham.  He is buried in Erdington (SS Thomas and Edmund of Canterbury) Roman Catholic Cemetery

11-Jul

STEWART, WILLIAM HARVEY (329822) age: 43 RAF

Sgt

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 St Andrews Western Cemetery

11-Jul

SWAIN, WILLIAM RICHARD(1421534) age: 42 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Pembroke.  He is buried in Burton (St Mary in Rhos) Churchyard.

12-Jul

COOPER, ERIC (111769) age:  RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FZ135 of No 65 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Evreux during an armed recce.  He is buried in Dreux Communal Cemetery

12-Jul

FARR, MICHAEL ANTHONY (146341) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL251 NF-N of No 138 Sqn, which ditched in the Mediterranean following engine problems during Operation Percy 19 on behalf of SOE.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jul

SCARLETT, The Hon. FELIX HUGH LAWRENC(88712) age: 24 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN806 'T' of No 183 Sqn, which crashed off Cap d'Antifer after being hit by flak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jul

GASTON, FRANK EDWARD (976285) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 242 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Biguglia War Cemetery

12-Jul

HAMBLER, ERIC (1010143) age: 30 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving with No 243 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Palembang.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

12-Jul

BUSH, WILLIAM RICHARD (1876215) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle V, V1774 of No 296 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a SOE sortie to Valancay.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

12-Jul

MASTERS, STANLEY MORRISON (144588) age: 27 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle V, V1774 of No 296 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a SOE sortie to Valancay.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

12-Jul

JOHNSON, JOHN BERNARD (1488398) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle V, V1774 of No 296 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a SOE sortie to Valancay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jul

HUNNIFORD, WESLEY BENJAMIN (427501) age: 24 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle V, V1774 of No 296 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a SOE sortie to Valancay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jul

SIMPSON, RICHARD ALAN (1380149) age: 21 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle V, V1774 of No 296 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a SOE sortie to Valancay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jul

MAIER, JUSTIN ALBERT  (1549995) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, RM678 'Q' of No 322 Sqn, which crashed near Lympne after being damaged when the V-1 it was attacking exploded.  He is buried in The Maidenhead Register

12-Jul

PATINY, ARTHUR ALBERT GHISLAIN  (153064) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Cuckfield of No 349 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Burgess Hill in Sussex from high altitude.  He is buried in The Maidenhead Register

12-Jul

ATKINSON, WALTER EDWARD (422530) age: 24 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVII, HK312G of No 456 Sqn, which came down off Littlehampton during a Diver (anti V-1) patrol.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

12-Jul

RADFORD, EDWARD CHARLES (415549) age: 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVII, HK312G of No 456 Sqn, which came down off Littlehampton during a Diver (anti V-1) patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jul

BELOE, PETER COLSTON (150172) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, AD353 of No 501 Sqn, which was shot down by Allied AA fire over the Normandy beachhead.  He is buried in La Delivrande War Cemetery, Douvres

12-Jul

FARROW, REGINALD ERNEST (175712) age: 24 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, W3766 'V' of No 501 Sqn, which was shot down by Allied AA fire near Ouistreham during a shipping recce.  He is buried in La Delivrande War Cemetery, Douvres

12-Jul

McKINLAY, GEORGMERCER (136433) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, RB142 of No 610 Sqn, which crashed near Newhaven after being damaged when the V-1 it was attacking exploded.  He is buried in Gateshead (Saltwell) Cemetery

12-Jul

BLIGH, SYDNEY JAMES NORMAN (1024710) age: 37 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 303 MU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

12-Jul

DOWDS, JAMES PATRICK (998692) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 4445 AA Flt, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

12-Jul

STANDRING, ALBERT FRANCIS (927574) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, MG804 of No 8 (C) OTU, which flew into high ground near Talybont in Caernarvonshire.  He is buried in Heneglwys (St Llwydian) Churchyard

12-Jul

SMITH, KENNETH FREDERICK WALTER (541948) age: 26 RAF

LAC

The unit in which he had been serving is currently unknown but he died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Pangkalan Bali in Sumatra.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

12-Jul

WALKER, GEORGE LOMAX (1026283) age: 42 RAFVR

LAC

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

12-Jul

INGRAM, CHARLES LESLIE(1356581) age: 31 RAFVR

LAC

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

12-Jul

HADDOCK, MARGARET (479657) age: 21 WAAF

ACW2

She was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, her death being registered in Shendon.  She was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium

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