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Casualties - 14 - 16 July 1944


14-Jul

MUNN, WILFRED WILLIAM (1101803) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF139 'K' of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Brod Bosanski oil refinery.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

14-Jul

STRUMM, MAYNARD LLOYD (J/89478) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF139 'K' of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Brod Bosanski oil refinery.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

14-Jul

LAMB, JOHN HENRY (152562) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ480 of No 39 Sqn, which crashed near Vincovci after being hit by flak whilst attacking a train.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

14-Jul

CHANDLER, LESLIE ALBERT (151716) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ480 of No 39 Sqn, which crashed near Vincovci after being hit by flak whilst attacking a train.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

14-Jul

GURNEY, AUBREY NIGEL (1878210) age: 18 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving with No 57 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Spilsby.  He is buried in Oxford (Wolvercote) Cemetery

14-Jul

HAMPTON, FREDERICK CHARLES (54695) age: 24 RAF

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, ER550 of No 73 Sqn, which was abandoned near Imotsk following an engine failure but he did not survive.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

14-Jul

ASHWELL, HARRY (1594580) age: 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ768 KN-Q of No 77 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Kirby Underdale in Yorkshire during a training flight.  He is buried in Batley Cemetery

14-Jul

CONNOLLY, DANIEL FRANCIS (J/90369) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ768 KN-Q of No 77 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Kirby Underdale in Yorkshire during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

14-Jul

GROH, NELSON HAGEY (J/90370) age: 28 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ768 KN-Q of No 77 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Kirby Underdale in Yorkshire during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

14-Jul

MARCELLUS, FRANCIS SIMON (J/90146) age: 26 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ768 KN-Q of No 77 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Kirby Underdale in Yorkshire during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

14-Jul

YEOMANS, JOSEPH TREVOR (J/90371) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ768 KN-Q of No 77 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Kirby Underdale in Yorkshire during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

14-Jul

MacKINNON, DANIEL WEBSTER (R/183416) age: 30 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ768 KN-Q of No 77 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Kirby Underdale in Yorkshire during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

14-Jul

SMIRL, GLENDON ARTHUR (R/204325) age: 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ768 KN-Q of No 77 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Kirby Underdale in Yorkshire during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

14-Jul

REEVES, JOHN HENRY (1263639) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, NH259 'H' of No 132 Sqn, which was shot down in error by a USAAF P-51 near Dozule during an armed recce.  He is buried in Bailleul-la-Vallee Churchyard

14-Jul

COOK, ROBERT (1696030) age: 37 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX338 NP-W of No 158 Sqn, which was abandoned following the break out of a fire which soon became uncontrollable during a training flight, crashing into St Brides Bay, Pembrokeshire, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Newington, or Exho Bank) Cemetery

14-Jul

HOPKINS, HARRY (65997) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX338 NP-W of No 158 Sqn, which was abandoned following the break out of a fire which soon became uncontrollable during a training flight, crashing into St Brides Bay, Pembrokeshire, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Leicester (Gilroes) Cemetery

14-Jul

MARRIOTT, GEORGE CLIFFORD (2220086) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX338 NP-W of No 158 Sqn, which was abandoned following the break out of a fire which soon became uncontrollable during a training flight, crashing into St Brides Bay, Pembrokeshire, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Warsop Urban District Council Cemetery

14-Jul

SHAPTER, DONALD JOHN (J/35505) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MJ570 of No 403 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Flers during an armed recce in the Falaise area.  He is buried in St Lambert Churchyard

14-Jul

EVANS, JOHN TAYLOR (J/35075) age: 33 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW115 BM-U of No 433 Sqn, which exploded in the air following an engine failure over Laxey on the Isle of Man during a training flight.  He is buried in Andreas (St Andrew) Churchyard

14-Jul

TEES, BRUCE EDWIN (J/90302) age: 32 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW115 BM-U of No 433 Sqn, which exploded in the air following an engine failure over Laxey on the Isle of Man during a training flight.  He is buried in Andreas (St Andrew) Churchyard

14-Jul

MOVOLD, RONALD LOUGHTON (R/252874) age: 18 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW115 BM-U of No 433 Sqn, which exploded in the air following an engine failure over Laxey on the Isle of Man during a training flight.  He is buried in Andreas (St Andrew) Churchyard

14-Jul

PIDGEON, GEORGE WALKER (R/225673) age: 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW115 BM-U of No 433 Sqn, which exploded in the air following an engine failure over Laxey on the Isle of Man during a training flight.  He is buried in Andreas (St Andrew) Churchyard

14-Jul

MURIE, JAMES MALCOLM (R/122292) age: 23 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW115 BM-U of No 433 Sqn, which exploded in the air following an engine failure over Laxey on the Isle of Man during a training flight.  He is buried in Andreas (St Andrew) Churchyard

14-Jul

WALLACE, WILLIAM MATTHEW (J/35764) age: 32 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW115 BM-U of No 433 Sqn, which exploded in the air following an engine failure over Laxey on the Isle of Man during a training flight.  He is buried in Bolton (Astley Bridge) Cemetery

14-Jul

WALKER, GEORGE FREDERICK WILSON (1594671) age: 36 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW115 BM-U of No 433 Sqn, which exploded in the air following an engine failure over Laxey on the Isle of Man during a training flight.  He was cremated at Bradford Crematorium

14-Jul

YEATES, IAN MARSH (9301) age: 27 RAAF

Fg Off

He was serving with No 459 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

14-Jul

ABRAHAMS, LEO REGINALD (413503) age: 22 RAAF

Plt Off

He was serving with No 459 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

14-Jul

LOVE, FREDERICK RAYMOND (413623) age: 23 RAAF

WO

He was serving with No 459 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

14-Jul

SNADDON, JOHN ERNEST (409361) age: 24 RAAF

WO

He was serving with No 459 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

14-Jul

ANDREWS, NEWARK THOMAS (J/23893) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP398 'P' of No 501 Sqn, which attempted to ditch after being hit by flak during an attack on a radar station at Cap d'Antifer during  Ramrod 1088.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jul

BAYTHORP, ALBERT JOHN (152931) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN888 of No 624 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie to the south of France, coming down near Nistos in the Hautes Pyrennes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Jul

GOBLE, CHARLES SPENCER (145381) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN888 of No 624 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie to the south of France, coming down near Nistos in the Hautes Pyrennes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Jul

PEERS, LESLIE ARTHUR (J/85070) age: 27 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN888 of No 624 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie to the south of France, coming down near Nistos in the Hautes Pyrennes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Jul

BROOK, JACK (1451393) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN888 of No 624 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie to the south of France, coming down near Nistos in the Hautes Pyrennes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Jul

CLARKE, HARRY (1592499) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN888 of No 624 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie to the south of France, coming down near Nistos in the Hautes Pyrennes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Jul

WALSH, JAMES EDWARD (1652695) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN888 of No 624 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie to the south of France, coming down near Nistos in the Hautes Pyrennes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Jul

WHARMBY, WILLIAM RONALD (1248157) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN888 of No 624 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie to the south of France, coming down near Nistos in the Hautes Pyrennes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Jul

WLODARSKI, Alfred Krzysztof(P.781304) age: 29 PAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JR127  of No 1 ADU, which crashed near Aston Down after stalling on recovering from a dive during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrow (Eastcote Lane) Cemetery

14-Jul

THOMPSON, JOHN ALLEN (J/35267) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE381 TY-G of No 24 OTU, which spun into the ground shortly after taking off from Honeybourne for circuit and landing practice.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

14-Jul

JOHNSTON, JOHN WILLIAM (R/222992) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE381 TY-G of No 24 OTU, which spun into the ground shortly after taking off from Honeybourne for circuit and landing practice.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

14-Jul

ANDERSON, JOHN CHARLES (R/215186) age: 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE381 TY-G of No 24 OTU, which spun into the ground shortly after taking off from Honeybourne for circuit and landing practice.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

14-Jul

BURNS, ROBERT (1107230) age: 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE381 TY-G of No 24 OTU, which spun into the ground shortly after taking off from Honeybourne for circuit and landing practice.  He is buried in Hawick (Wellogate) Cemetery

14-Jul

FLYNN, IGNATIUS JOSEPH (419773) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, AB719 of No 3 (P) AFU, which crashed at Somerford, Kent during a solo training exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

14-Jul

BAINES, JOHN (1771090) age: 21 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 482 GCC, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ryes War Cemetery, Bazenville

14-Jul

HANNAH, LIONEL RICHARD (159853) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, HD319 of No 5 OTU, which flew into the side of Skihist Mountain at a height of 700ft.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

14-Jul

JOHNSTON, DOUGLAS (165320) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, HD319 of No 5 OTU, which flew into the side of Skihist Mountain at a height of 700ft.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

14-Jul

REEVE, JOHN WILLIAM CHRISTOPHER (165334) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, HD319 of No 5 OTU, which flew into the side of Skihist Mountain at a height of 700ft.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

14-Jul

WATERS, EDWARD GEORGE (1387364) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, HD319 of No 5 OTU, which flew into the side of Skihist Mountain at a height of 700ft.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

14-Jul

PARKER, EDWARD GEORGE(1292897) age: 32 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving at the CGS and may have been killed when Spitfire IIA, P8191 crashed into the fuel bowser he was in at Catfoss.  He is buried in Hillingdon and Uxbridge Cemetery

14-Jul

KAY, JAMES ERIC (1546932) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

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

14-Jul

HORMIS YOSEPH (585) age: Unknown IL

Private

He was killed/died whilst serving with the Iraq Levies, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Khayat Beach War Cemetery

14-Jul

WESTTHORP, ROBERT (1043624) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

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

14-Jul

AMBROSE, ROBERT GEORGE(1395993) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

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

14-Jul

FAHY, BERNARD (1121088) age: 37 RAFVR

Cpl

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

15-Jul

TOWNSEND-COLES, ROLAND BRAINERD HERBERT (625503) age: 30 RAF

WO

He was captured (as a LAC) whilst flying in Blenheim I, L1405 of No 18 Sqn, which was shot down near the German border on 10 May 1940.  He became a persistent escaper and was shot by the Gestapo on this date.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jul

HIBBERD, JOHN (158253) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW364 'W' of No 55 Sqn, which failed to return from night intruder sortie to Arezzo.  He is buried in Arezzo War Cemetery.

15-Jul

ANDREWS, J (328909V) age: 23 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW364 'W' of No 55 Sqn, which failed to return from night intruder sortie to Arezzo.  He is buried in Arezzo War Cemetery.

15-Jul

PRICE, MAURICE GORDON (1196586) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW364 'W' of No 55 Sqn, which failed to return from night intruder sortie to Arezzo.  He is buried in Arezzo War Cemetery.

15-Jul

STIFFIN, WALTER HENRY (186096) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK449 of No 66 Sqn, which was lost whilst escorting Lancasters on a raid to the Pas-de-Calais.  He is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen

15-Jul

TATCHELL, HARRY (957040) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was serving with No 82 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

15-Jul

ANTHONY, HENRY ROY (176446) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME773 PM-U of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Magny-Fouchard during a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Magny-Fouchard Churchyard

15-Jul

BEARD, ERIC (1591348) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME773 PM-U of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Magny-Fouchard during a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Magny-Fouchard Churchyard

15-Jul

BIRKBECK, HOWARD DEREK (1320903) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME773 PM-U of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Magny-Fouchard during a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Magny-Fouchard Churchyard

15-Jul

MAUGHAN, NORMAN HEPPLE(1320941) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME773 PM-U of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Magny-Fouchard during a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Magny-Fouchard Churchyard

15-Jul

RICHARDS, JAMES ARTHUR (1802168) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME773 PM-U of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Magny-Fouchard during a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Magny-Fouchard Churchyard

15-Jul

WASS, WILLIAM (1595194) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME773 PM-U of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Magny-Fouchard during a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Magny-Fouchard Churchyard

15-Jul

BROOK, KENNETH ARBA (1486403) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE136 PM-L of No 103 Sqn, which came down in flames near Biencourt-sur-Orge after being attacked by a night fighter on its return from a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Biencourt-sur-Orge Communal Cemetery

15-Jul

OGDEN, CECIL HAROLD (54597) age: 26 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE136 PM-L of No 103 Sqn, which came down in flames near Biencourt-sur-Orge after being attacked by a night fighter on its return from a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Biencourt-sur-Orge Communal Cemetery

15-Jul

FARNHAM, FRANK (172990) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE136 PM-L of No 103 Sqn, which came down in flames near Biencourt-sur-Orge after being attacked by a night fighter on its return from a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Biencourt-sur-Orge Communal Cemetery

15-Jul

MITCHELL, GEORGE CLARK(189118) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE136 PM-L of No 103 Sqn, which came down in flames near Biencourt-sur-Orge after being attacked by a night fighter on its return from a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Biencourt-sur-Orge Communal Cemetery

15-Jul

THOMASON, ERNEST (542295) age: 23 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE136 PM-L of No 103 Sqn, which came down in flames near Biencourt-sur-Orge after being attacked by a night fighter on its return from a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Biencourt-sur-Orge Communal Cemetery

15-Jul

ARMSTRONG, FRANCIS THOMAS (2204557) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE136 PM-L of No 103 Sqn, which came down in flames near Biencourt-sur-Orge after being attacked by a night fighter on its return from a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Biencourt-sur-Orge Communal Cemetery

15-Jul

PRATLETT, OLIVER JOHN LANCASTER (R/167080) age: 22 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE136 PM-L of No 103 Sqn, which came down in flames near Biencourt-sur-Orge after being attacked by a night fighter on its return from a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Biencourt-sur-Orge Communal Cemetery

15-Jul

ASHBY, HENRY HERBERT (1211646) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IX, MM249 of No 140 Sqn, which crashed in an attempted forced landing in Windsor Great Park following an engine failure on its return from a photo recce sortie.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

15-Jul

HALL, JOHN WILLMORE(174306) age: 31 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IX, MM249 of No 140 Sqn, which crashed in an attempted forced landing in Windsor Great Park following an engine failure on its return from a photo recce sortie.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

15-Jul

COKER, HUGH (149304) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PA984 GT-Q of No 156 Sqn, which broke up near Ancerville after being attacked by a night fighter whilst acting as Deputy Master Bomber for a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Ancerville Communal Cemetery

15-Jul

HOLBROOK, FREDERICK (158423) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PA984 GT-Q of No 156 Sqn, which broke up near Ancerville after being attacked by a night fighter whilst acting as Deputy Master Bomber for a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Ancerville Communal Cemetery

15-Jul

LOCKWOOD, FREDERICK JAMES (131879) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PA984 GT-Q of No 156 Sqn, which broke up near Ancerville after being attacked by a night fighter whilst acting as Deputy Master Bomber for a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Ancerville Communal Cemetery

15-Jul

PLATANA, DANIEL DOMINIQUE(J/18616) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PA984 GT-Q of No 156 Sqn, which broke up near Ancerville after being attacked by a night fighter whilst acting as Deputy Master Bomber for a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Ancerville Communal Cemetery

15-Jul

ROBINSON, HARRY GEORGE MASON (412304) age: 24 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PA984 GT-Q of No 156 Sqn, which broke up near Ancerville after being attacked by a night fighter whilst acting as Deputy Master Bomber for a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Ancerville Communal Cemetery

15-Jul

DEBROCK, F C G (168843) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PA984 GT-Q of No 156 Sqn, which broke up near Ancerville after being attacked by a night fighter whilst acting as Deputy Master Bomber for a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in The Maidenhead Register

15-Jul

RODGERS, ALAN OSWALD (428770) age: 21 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND621 of No 166 Sqn, which crashed on the return from a raid on rail targets at Revigny-sur-Ornain.  He is buried in Lusigny-sur-Barse Communal Cemetery

15-Jul

JONES, PHILIP GRIFFITH (1515485) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND621 of No 166 Sqn, which crashed on the return from a raid on rail targets at Revigny-sur-Ornain.  He is buried in Lusigny-sur-Barse Communal Cemetery

15-Jul

LLEWELLYN, WILLIAM GLYN (103849) age: 35 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND621 of No 166 Sqn, which crashed on the return from a raid on rail targets at Revigny-sur-Ornain.  He is buried in Lusigny-sur-Barse Communal Cemetery

15-Jul

WOOD, LEONARD GEORGE(1338672) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND621 of No 166 Sqn, which crashed on the return from a raid on rail targets at Revigny-sur-Ornain.  He is buried in Lusigny-sur-Barse Communal Cemetery

15-Jul

OMOE, FRANCIS MELVIN (R/187451) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND621 of No 166 Sqn, which crashed on the return from a raid on rail targets at Revigny-sur-Ornain.  He is buried in Lusigny-sur-Barse Communal Cemetery

15-Jul

MARTIN, SIDNEY (176912) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND621 of No 166 Sqn, which crashed on the return from a raid on rail targets at Revigny-sur-Ornain.  He is buried in Lusigny-sur-Barse Communal Cemetery

15-Jul

DUTTON, WILFRED (1582673) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND621 of No 166 Sqn, which crashed on the return from a raid on rail targets at Revigny-sur-Ornain.  He is buried in Lusigny-sur-Barse Communal Cemetery

15-Jul

McCLURE, JAMES EDWARD (R/87203) age: 23 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND621 of No 166 Sqn, which crashed on the return from a raid on rail targets at Revigny-sur-Ornain.  He is buried in Lusigny-sur-Barse Communal Cemetery

15-Jul

McAULEY, HENRY BRUCE(421281) age: 22 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB831 of No 172 Sqn, which crashed into the sea after a wingtip struck the sea following a Leigh light practice attack on an MTB.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

15-Jul

WATERS, JOHN FRANCIS (408542) age: 26 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB831 of No 172 Sqn, which crashed into the sea after a wingtip struck the sea following a Leigh light practice attack on an MTB.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

15-Jul

MAGEE, THOMAS JOHN PAUL (J/21751) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB831 of No 172 Sqn, which crashed into the sea after a wingtip struck the sea following a Leigh light practice attack on an MTB.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jul

BIRCH, NORMAN STANLEY (1315909) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB831 of No 172 Sqn, which crashed into the sea after a wingtip struck the sea following a Leigh light practice attack on an MTB.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jul

HAZEU, WOUTER (1549980) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB831 of No 172 Sqn, which crashed into the sea after a wingtip struck the sea following a Leigh light practice attack on an MTB.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jul

WILKINSON, FREDERICK ASBY (1331024) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB831 of No 172 Sqn, which crashed into the sea after a wingtip struck the sea following a Leigh light practice attack on an MTB.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jul

MOLLARD, LLOYD BEMISTER (J/25425) age: 30 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV947 'K' of No 206 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from U-319, which it sank.  He is buried in Skagen Cemetery

15-Jul

PRESTON, WILLIAM WINWOOD (159142) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV947 'K' of No 206 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from U-319, which it sank.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jul

THYNNE, BRIAN WINSLOW (151114) age: 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV947 'K' of No 206 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from U-319, which it sank.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jul

DESILETS, ALBERT ANTOIN(J/26514) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV947 'K' of No 206 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from U-319, which it sank.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jul

ECHLIN, ALLAN GRANT (J/26497) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV947 'K' of No 206 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from U-319, which it sank.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jul

FORSYTH, ALEXANDER (J/26513) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV947 'K' of No 206 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from U-319, which it sank.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jul

TAYLOR, JOHN ELLIOTT (J/25052) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV947 'K' of No 206 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from U-319, which it sank.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jul

McROB, CHARLES (642987) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV947 'K' of No 206 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from U-319, which it sank.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jul

FITCH, RONALD (2222093) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV947 'K' of No 206 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from U-319, which it sank.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jul

HILTON, NORMAN (182560) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was serving with No 206 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in N Ireland?.  He is buried in Newtown and Llanllwchaiarn Cemetery

15-Jul

BURKE, DOUGLAS LEOPOLD (421671) age: 20 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN808 'J' of No 247 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy fighter near Esquay.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

15-Jul

ROBINSON, GEOFFREY CLIFFORD (123007) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN812 'B' of No 247 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Evrecy.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

15-Jul

MOSEY, GEORGE WILLIAM (1041594) age: 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, MS626 of No 290 Sqn, which collided during a Civil Defence Demonstration with Oxford I, LX598 (same unit) due to bad weather conditions (mist) at Long Kesh, County Down .  He is buried in Consett (Westwood) Cemetery

15-Jul

GIBB, ALBERT GORDON (1118383) age: 28 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, MS626 of No 290 Sqn, which collided during a Civil Defence Demonstration with Oxford I, LX598 (same unit) due to bad weather conditions (mist) at Long Kesh, County Down .  He is buried in Prescot Cemetery

15-Jul

MYERS, DENNIS (1217452) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LX598 of No 290 Sqn, which collided during a Civil Defence Demonstration with Martinet, MS626 of the same unit due to bad weather conditions (mist) at Long Kesh, County Down .  He is buried in Boroughbridge Cemetery

15-Jul

ECCLES, LUCIEN ARTHUR WILLIAM JOSEPH (1931095) age: 21 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LX598 of No 290 Sqn, which collided during a Civil Defence Demonstration with Martinet, MS626 of the same unit due to bad weather conditions (mist) at Long Kesh, County Down .  He is buried in Leigh Cemetery

15-Jul

STURDY, PETER (1382750) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LX598 of No 290 Sqn, which collided during a Civil Defence Demonstration with Martinet, MS626 of the same unit due to bad weather conditions (mist) at Long Kesh, County Down .  He is buried in Willesden New Cemetery

15-Jul

SIBBETT, CLARENCE DEANE(J/15762) age: 34 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, MM518 of No 409 Sqn, which crashed near Steeply Bumstead in Essex.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

15-Jul

TAYLOR, MURRAY CLIFFORD (J/10511) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, MM518 of No 409 Sqn, which crashed near Steeply Bumstead in Essex.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

15-Jul

JOHNSON, ROSS EVELEIGH (J/27232) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in was killed by shrapnel from an enemy shell whilst travelling in a truck near Caen. of No 438 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Reviers

15-Jul

DICKERSON, KEVIN LESLIE THOMAS (421578) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME755 AR-Z of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Chevillon during a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Chevillon Communal Cemetery

15-Jul

JEFFRIES, FREDERICK (1323904) age: 33 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME755 AR-Z of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Chevillon during a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Chevillon Communal Cemetery

15-Jul

VAUGHAN, WILLIAM ALAN HENRY (421774) age: 25 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME755 AR-Z of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Chevillon during a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Chevillon Communal Cemetery

15-Jul

ALLAN, ALEXANDER (1562335) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME755 AR-Z of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Chevillon during a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Chevillon Communal Cemetery

15-Jul

KILSBY, HORACE SIDNEY (1575038) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME755 AR-Z of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Chevillon during a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Chevillon Communal Cemetery

15-Jul

DUNCAN, COLIN CAMPBELL (427193) age: 20 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XII, MM551 of No 488 Sqn, which crashed near Southampton on its return from a beachhead patrol.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

15-Jul

SCOTT, HOWARD GEORGE(424527) age: 22 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XII, MM551 of No 488 Sqn, which crashed near Southampton on its return from a beachhead patrol.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

15-Jul

LIGHTBODY, HUGH ARTHUR (116893) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ293 of No 515 Sqn, which crashed near Chaumont after he was blinded by searchlights during a bomber support sortie.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

15-Jul

BROOMFIELD, ERNEST JOHN ADAMS (1451239) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ293 of No 515 Sqn, which crashed near Chaumont after the pilot was blinded by searchlights during a bomber support sortie.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

15-Jul

NUNNS, NORMAN (152240) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL837 BQ-Q of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 near Bussy-la-Cote during a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Bussy-la-Cote Churchyard

15-Jul

FULLER, KENNETH WILLIAM LIPSCOMBE(148490) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL837 BQ-Q of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 near Bussy-la-Cote during a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Bussy-la-Cote Churchyard

15-Jul

KERMACK, JAMES THOMSON (1341586) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL837 BQ-Q of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 near Bussy-la-Cote during a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Bussy-la-Cote Churchyard

15-Jul

NAUNTON, JOHN DOUGLAS (1808639) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL837 BQ-Q of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 near Bussy-la-Cote during a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Bussy-la-Cote Churchyard

15-Jul

PENTON, JACK RONALD (702672) age: 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL837 BQ-Q of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 near Bussy-la-Cote during a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Bussy-la-Cote Churchyard

15-Jul

WATSON, CECIL JOHN (1822918) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL837 BQ-Q of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 near Bussy-la-Cote during a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Bussy-la-Cote Churchyard

15-Jul

CONNOLLY, PATRICK EDWARD GEOFFREY G. (37385) age: 30 RAF

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL837 BQ-Q of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 near Bussy-la-Cote during a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Bussy-la-Cote Churchyard

15-Jul

LINKLATER, RAYMOND EDWIN (J/25837) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND994 UL-F2 of No 576 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Loches-sur-Ource on its return from a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Loches-sur-Ource Communal Cemetery

15-Jul

MACINTOSH, DONALD MCKENZIE(J/29691) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND994 UL-F2 of No 576 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Loches-sur-Ource on its return from a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Loches-sur-Ource Communal Cemetery

15-Jul

KOZLOWSKI, STANLEY JOHN (R/180195) age: 25 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND994 UL-F2 of No 576 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Loches-sur-Ource on its return from a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Loches-sur-Ource Communal Cemetery

15-Jul

McCOLLUM, WILLIAM JOHN (R/118907) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND994 UL-F2 of No 576 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Loches-sur-Ource on its return from a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Loches-sur-Ource Communal Cemetery

15-Jul

SIMS, GEORGE ROBERT (R/208935) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND994 UL-F2 of No 576 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Loches-sur-Ource on its return from a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Loches-sur-Ource Communal Cemetery

15-Jul

BEATTIE, WILLIAM WALKER (1532959) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND994 UL-F2 of No 576 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Loches-sur-Ource on its return from a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Loches-sur-Ource Communal Cemetery

15-Jul

PRINGLE, JOHN WELLINGTON GORDON (2211889) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND994 UL-F2 of No 576 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Loches-sur-Ource on its return from a raid against railway targets at Revigny.  He is buried in Loches-sur-Ource Communal Cemetery

15-Jul

TROTTER, ARTHUR HENRY (542513) age: 29 RAF

Cpl

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

15-Jul

EVANS, HARRY WILLIAM (428757) age: 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK565 QQ-R of No 1651 HCU, which spun into the ground near Saffron Walden after control was lost during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

15-Jul

WILSON, DOUGLAS HAROLD (419370) age: 26 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK565 QQ-R of No 1651 HCU, which spun into the ground near Saffron Walden after control was lost during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

15-Jul

WILKINSON, MATTHEW (3020214) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK565 QQ-R of No 1651 HCU, which spun into the ground near Saffron Walden after control was lost during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Glasgow (Eastwood) Cemetery

15-Jul

FAIRSERVICE, JAMES BROWN (1691254) age: 38 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK565 QQ-R of No 1651 HCU, which spun into the ground near Saffron Walden after control was lost during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Hamilton West Cemetery

15-Jul

WILLIAMS, HAROLD LLOYD (624020) age: 28 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK565 QQ-R of No 1651 HCU, which spun into the ground near Saffron Walden after control was lost during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Llandudno (Great Orme's Head) Cemetery

15-Jul

DAVIE, PETER (170752) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK565 QQ-R of No 1651 HCU, which spun into the ground near Saffron Walden after control was lost during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Stirling (Valley) Cemetery

15-Jul

HOUSTON, STEPHEN (1111046) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK565 QQ-R of No 1651 HCU, which spun into the ground near Saffron Walden after control was lost during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Sutton Coldfield Cemetery

15-Jul

MORGAN, WALTER JOHN (1577083) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK565 QQ-R of No 1651 HCU, which spun into the ground near Saffron Walden after control was lost during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Swindon (Whitworth Road) Cemetery

15-Jul

SCANDIFFIO, FRANCIS MICHAEL (J/88799) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt I, HD163 of No 20 Ferry Control, which flew into a mountain in bad weather on a delivery flight from No 320 MU to Yelahanka.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

15-Jul

BLAIR, ROBERT (1365950) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, MD348 of No 21 Ferry Control, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing near Ghanliala in Rajasthan after running out of fuel.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

15-Jul

BARTLETT, DAVID LEIGHTON (575585) age: 21 RAF

Cpl

He was killed whilst serving with No 25 SFTS but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery

15-Jul

CLEGG, KENNETH (46795) age: 24 RAF

Flt Lt

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

15-Jul

MILLER, LEONARD CHARLES (173749) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

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

15-Jul

CHEETHAM, JOHN COWPER (46208) age: 35 RAF

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, X7875 of No 46 MU, which is presumed to have crashed in the sea during a test flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jul

PLUMMER, HENRY WILLIAM (1103844) age: 30 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 Sandakan.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

15-Jul

PEGG, GEORGE ROBERT (1895795) age: 18 RAFVR

AC2

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

15-Jul

KITTLE, FREDERICK JAMES (3008098) age: 18 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Winchester.  He is buried in Ford Park Cemetery (Formerly Plymouth Old Cemetery) (Pennycomequick)

15-Jul

WRIGHT, JAMES (1553925) age: 30 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Wirral.  He is buried in Dundee Eastern Necropolis

16-Jul

ASHCROFT, FRANCIS ROBERT (1578476) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL827 LS-Q of No 15 Sqn, which came down near St-Gibrien during a raid against railway targets at Chalons-sur-Marne.  He is buried in St Gibrien Churchyard

16-Jul

ATTENBORROW, ERIC (1580420) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL827 LS-Q of No 15 Sqn, which came down near St-Gibrien during a raid against railway targets at Chalons-sur-Marne.  He is buried in St Gibrien Churchyard

16-Jul

CARMICHAEL, ERNEST DONALD (1832828) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL827 LS-Q of No 15 Sqn, which came down near St-Gibrien during a raid against railway targets at Chalons-sur-Marne.  He is buried in St Gibrien Churchyard

16-Jul

SYKES, CLIFFORD (2209656) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL827 LS-Q of No 15 Sqn, which came down near St-Gibrien during a raid against railway targets at Chalons-sur-Marne.  He is buried in St Gibrien Churchyard

16-Jul

TARBIN, DENNIS GEORGE(1874644) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL827 LS-Q of No 15 Sqn, which came down near St-Gibrien during a raid against railway targets at Chalons-sur-Marne.  He is buried in St Gibrien Churchyard

16-Jul

UPTON, JAMES ALPHONSUS (410203) age: 30 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL827 LS-Q of No 15 Sqn, which came down near St-Gibrien during a raid against railway targets at Chalons-sur-Marne.  He is buried in St Gibrien Churchyard

16-Jul

MACLENNAN, JOHN ALEXANDER (R/50312) age: 23 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL827 LS-Q of No 15 Sqn, which came down near St-Gibrien during a raid against railway targets at Chalons-sur-Marne.  He is buried in St Gibrien Churchyard

16-Jul

HOUGH, WILLIAM JOHN (135510) age: 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB206 KM-Q of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie off Denmark.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jul

ANDERSEN, PAUL (R/208718) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB206 KM-Q of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie off Denmark.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jul

KING, ELMER CHARLES (R/171514) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB206 KM-Q of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie off Denmark.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jul

PRIESTLEY, LEONARD (182783) age: 33 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB206 KM-Q of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie off Denmark.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jul

SINGER, JACOB HARRY (J/89843) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB206 KM-Q of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie off Denmark.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jul

HOARE, HERBERT DENNIS (576677) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB206 KM-Q of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie off Denmark.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jul

NICHOLS, HOWARD WILLIAM (1581185) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB206 KM-Q of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie off Denmark.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jul

STEWARD, HARRY MICHAEL (160646) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ524 MP-P of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Couircelles-les-Gisors during a raid against a V-1 storage site at Nucourt.  He is buried in Courcelles les Gisors Communal Cemetery

16-Jul

MICKLEBOROUGH-SAUNDERS, ERIC WALTER (618349) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ524 MP-P of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Couircelles-les-Gisors during a raid against a V-1 storage site at Nucourt.  He is buried in Courcelles les Gisors Communal Cemetery

16-Jul

BOYTER, PETER VINCENT (1874522) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ524 MP-P of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Couircelles-les-Gisors during a raid against a V-1 storage site at Nucourt.  He is buried in Courcelles les Gisors Communal Cemetery

16-Jul

MENZIES, COLIN SUTHERLAND (1565321) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ524 MP-P of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Couircelles-les-Gisors during a raid against a V-1 storage site at Nucourt.  He is buried in Courcelles les Gisors Communal Cemetery

16-Jul

HEGARTY, DERMOT JOHN (420561) age: 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND464 OL-S of No 83 Sqn, which was partially abandoned near Coningsby following a total engine failure during a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Jul

SILLITOE, KENNETH EDWARD EWEN (155368) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND464 OL-S of No 83 Sqn, which was partially abandoned near Coningsby following a total engine failure during a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Leeds (Lawns Wood) Cemetery

16-Jul

CROSS, MICHAEL GOVIER (1314932) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND464 OL-S of No 83 Sqn, which was partially abandoned near Coningsby following a total engine failure during a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Machen (St John) Churchyard Extension

16-Jul

LANSLEY, BOB(1398875) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, MM871 of No 153 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

16-Jul

TICKLE, FRANK REGINALD (409772) age: 34 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME807 EM-S of No 207 Sqn, which came down near Lignieres-de-Touraine during a raid against railway targets at Nevers.  He is buried in Lignieres-de-Touraine Communal Cemetery

16-Jul

DALGLEISH, EDWARD (177620) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME807 EM-S of No 207 Sqn, which came down near Lignieres-de-Touraine during a raid against railway targets at Nevers.  He is buried in Lignieres-de-Touraine Communal Cemetery

16-Jul

JONES, GEORGE LEESON (127237) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME807 EM-S of No 207 Sqn, which came down near Lignieres-de-Touraine during a raid against railway targets at Nevers.  He is buried in Lignieres-de-Touraine Communal Cemetery

16-Jul

WOOLLARD, BARRINGTON ST JOHN (179243) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME807 EM-S of No 207 Sqn, which came down near Lignieres-de-Touraine during a raid against railway targets at Nevers.  He is buried in Lignieres-de-Touraine Communal Cemetery

16-Jul

CANTWELL, MICHAEL JAMES WALLACE(J/90372) age: 18 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME807 EM-S of No 207 Sqn, which came down near Lignieres-de-Touraine during a raid against railway targets at Nevers.  He is buried in Lignieres-de-Touraine Communal Cemetery

16-Jul

GRAHAM, FREDERICK GEORGE(J/88399) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME807 EM-S of No 207 Sqn, which came down near Lignieres-de-Touraine during a raid against railway targets at Nevers.  He is buried in Lignieres-de-Touraine Communal Cemetery

16-Jul

FELLOWS, JOSEPH HAROLD (1581317) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME807 EM-S of No 207 Sqn, which came down near Lignieres-de-Touraine during a raid against railway targets at Nevers.  He is buried in Lignieres-de-Touraine Communal Cemetery

16-Jul

GAUT, RICHARD ARTHUR (2220609) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME807 EM-S of No 207 Sqn, which came down near Lignieres-de-Touraine during a raid against railway targets at Nevers.  He is buried in Lignieres-de-Touraine Communal Cemetery

16-Jul

PARKER, JOHN GRAHAM (176397) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was captured whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, NE539 'Z' of No 211 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation to the Lashio-Bhamo area on 7 May.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being interrogated at the Rangoon Law Courts.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

16-Jul

AHRENS, WALTER COLIN (J/16213) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN879 'A' of No 257 Sqn, which he abandoned near Caen but he did not survive.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

16-Jul

SOLMS, H W (47863V) age:  SAAF

Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG472 of No 267 Sqn, which crashed on take off from an airstrip in Yugoslavia.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

16-Jul

PELL-ILDERTON, HARRY (646585) age: Unknown RAF

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG472 of No 267 Sqn, which crashed on take off from an airstrip in Yugoslavia.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

16-Jul

HOLROYD, GEORGE(989279) age: 32 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG472 of No 267 Sqn, which crashed on take off from an airstrip in Yugoslavia.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

16-Jul

CAMERON, FRANCIS ALEXANDER BARCLAY (161028) age: 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG472 of No 267 Sqn, which crashed on take off from an airstrip in Yugoslavia.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

16-Jul

GARDINER, DESMOND EDWARD JAMES (251432) age: 41 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG472 of No 267 Sqn, which crashed on take off from an airstrip in Yugoslavia.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

16-Jul

BURRILL, HENRY ALFRED (1386667) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG472 of No 267 Sqn, which crashed on take off from an airstrip in Yugoslavia.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

16-Jul

HOLT, LESLIE JOHN (929173) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG472 of No 267 Sqn, which crashed on take off from an airstrip in Yugoslavia.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

16-Jul

LINNING, WILLIAM EDWARD (J/20858) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL129 of No 298 Sqn, which came down  near Chatellerault le Blanc during Operation Stationer 5 to drop supplies on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

16-Jul

FOURNIER, JOSEPH WILFRED ROMEO (R/128205) age: 27 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL129 of No 298 Sqn, which came down  near Chatellerault le Blanc during Operation Stationer 5 to drop supplies on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

16-Jul

SMITH, DERWOOD WILLIAM (J/21753) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL129 of No 298 Sqn, which came down  near Chatellerault le Blanc during Operation Stationer 5 to drop supplies on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

16-Jul

CROSSLEY, JAMES FOXALL (179300) age: 24 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL129 of No 298 Sqn, which came down  near Chatellerault le Blanc during Operation Stationer 5 to drop supplies on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

16-Jul

GRASSO, ENZO BIAGG(1338152) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL129 of No 298 Sqn, which came down  near Chatellerault le Blanc during Operation Stationer 5 to drop supplies on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

16-Jul

WILKINSON, EDWARD MAURE CYRIL (1395506) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL129 of No 298 Sqn, which came down  near Chatellerault le Blanc during Operation Stationer 5 to drop supplies on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

16-Jul

O'KELLY, MIALL BOURCHIER (J/18246) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, NH265 of No 403 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 near Flers during an armed recce.  He is buried in Ecouche Communal Cemetery

16-Jul

McCONVEY, CARL JOSEPH (J/88446) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN703 'L' of No 440 Sqn, which veered off the runway on take off and crashed into another aircraft, following which one of its bombs exploded.  He is buried in Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Reviers

16-Jul

HOLMES, JOHN SINCLAIR (R/188236) age: 22 RCAF

LAC

He was killed when Typhoon IB, MN703 'L' of No 440 Sqn veered off the runway on take off and crashed into the aircraft he was working on, following the explosion of one of its bombs.  He is buried in Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Reviers

16-Jul

WILMAN, RICHARD HENRY (R/191061) age: 30 RCAF

LAC

He was killed when Typhoon IB, MN703 'L' of No 440 Sqn veered off the runway on take off and crashed into the aircraft he was working on, following the explosion of one of its bombs.  He is buried in Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Reviers

16-Jul

EWEN, JAMES ALWYN (423689) age: 25 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME851 PO-B of No 467 Sqn, which came down near Lignieres-de-Touraine during a raid against railway targets at Nevers.  He is buried in Lignieres-de-Touraine Communal Cemetery

16-Jul

MURPHY, WILLIAM JOSEPH BERNARD (J/28935) age: 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME851 PO-B of No 467 Sqn, which came down near Lignieres-de-Touraine during a raid against railway targets at Nevers.  He is buried in Lignieres-de-Touraine Communal Cemetery

16-Jul

JENKINS, ARTHUR HEDLEY (424764) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME851 PO-B of No 467 Sqn, which came down near Lignieres-de-Touraine during a raid against railway targets at Nevers.  He is buried in Lignieres-de-Touraine Communal Cemetery

16-Jul

PATERSON, DAVID ALASTAIR (427726) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME851 PO-B of No 467 Sqn, which came down near Lignieres-de-Touraine during a raid against railway targets at Nevers.  He is buried in Lignieres-de-Touraine Communal Cemetery

16-Jul

PAUL, WILLIAM (423870) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME851 PO-B of No 467 Sqn, which came down near Lignieres-de-Touraine during a raid against railway targets at Nevers.  He is buried in Lignieres-de-Touraine Communal Cemetery

16-Jul

WRIGHT, WILSON HARRY EMANUEL (422342) age: 35 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME851 PO-B of No 467 Sqn, which came down near Lignieres-de-Touraine during a raid against railway targets at Nevers.  He is buried in Lignieres-de-Touraine Communal Cemetery

16-Jul

GOODE, EDMUND CHARLES WILLIAM (1705245) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME851 PO-B of No 467 Sqn, which came down near Lignieres-de-Touraine during a raid against railway targets at Nevers.  He is buried in Lignieres-de-Touraine Communal Cemetery

16-Jul

COLES, SIDNEY EDWIN (701250) age: 25 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 12 SP, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

16-Jul

BLATCH, BENJAMIN GEORGE(420524) age: 21 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH361 of No 1407 Flt, which dived into the ground shortly after taking off for a meteorological recce flight.  He is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery

16-Jul

DE GARIS, LEWIS CLEMENT (417164) age: 22 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH361 of No 1407 Flt, which dived into the ground shortly after taking off for a meteorological recce flight.  He is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery

16-Jul

PAINE, CHARLES ALAN (123001) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH361 of No 1407 Flt, which dived into the ground shortly after taking off for a meteorological recce flight.  He is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery

16-Jul

BOWDIDGE, DONALD HENRY (1272398) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH361 of No 1407 Flt, which dived into the ground shortly after taking off for a meteorological recce flight.  He is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery

16-Jul

WINTERBURN, RAYNER (1439949) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH361 of No 1407 Flt, which dived into the ground shortly after taking off for a meteorological recce flight.  He is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery

16-Jul

COATES, RICHARD EDWARD (1356528) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2950 RAF Regiment Sqn and possibly died whilst being treated in the RAF Hospital, Halton, his death being registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) Cemetery

16-Jul

HOBMAN, WILLIAM (655110) age: 28 RAF

WO

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Ventura V, JT836 of No 3 ADU, which was lost on this date.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

16-Jul

OUTRAM-WHITE, ERIC GORDON (72191) age: 34 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Ventura V, JT836 of No 3 ADU, which was lost on this date.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

16-Jul

WATT, JOHN DOUGLAS DUNCAN (1572317) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC678 'Y' of No 30 OTU, which burst into flames after being hit by a flash bomb dropped by another aircraft during a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Allenvale) Cemetery

16-Jul

MANN, STANLEY DICKINSON (J/38736) age: 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC678 'Y' of No 30 OTU, which burst into flames after being hit by a flash bomb dropped by another aircraft during a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

16-Jul

JONES, JOHN HARRISON (R/163070) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC678 'Y' of No 30 OTU, which burst into flames after being hit by a flash bomb dropped by another aircraft during a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

16-Jul

MULLINS, PATRICK CHARLES HENRY (R/191400) age: 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC678 'Y' of No 30 OTU, which burst into flames after being hit by a flash bomb dropped by another aircraft during a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

16-Jul

COOK, ALBERT ROYAL FELKEN (R/110020) age: 24 RCAF

LAC

He was serving with No 61 Base and drowned whilst swimming in the River Ouse near Linton on Ouse.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Jul

DAVEY, CHARLES THOMAS (1655011) age: 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, 11866 of No 8 AOS, which made a forced landed in the St. Lawrence River near St. Anne de la Pocatiere, after running low on fuel during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Metis Beach (United Church) Cemetery.

16-Jul

GODDARD, AMBROSE MICHAEL ANDREW (1808780) age: 19 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, 11866 of No 8 AOS, which made a forced landed in the St. Lawrence River near St. Anne de la Pocatiere, after running low on fuel during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Metis Beach (United Church) Cemetery.

16-Jul

WALSH, PATRICK JOHN (1248137) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

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

16-Jul

MICHIELS, ALBERT CHARLES ANTOINE(141761) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Magister I, R1858 of the FTC Comms Flt, which hit a tree at Bevington Hall.  He is buried in The Maidenhead Register

16-Jul

CLARK, STANLEY WILFRED (925148) age: 30 RAFVR

LAC

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

16-Jul

COLES, SIDNEY EDWIN (701250) age: 25 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving at No 12 SP, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery.

16-Jul

WEBB, HENRY (8181) age: 58 RAF

Flt Lt

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

16-Jul

MUGGRIDGE, DENNIS WILLIAM (1810940) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

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

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