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Casualties - 17 - 18 July 1944


17-Jul

COOPER, NORMAN STUART (144627) age: 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was flying in Spitfire XI, PL787 'Y' of No 4 Sqn, which he abandoned over the Channel in dense fog following an engine fire caused by an oil leak during a high level photo recce sortie, he was dead when it was found.  He is buried in Oxford (Rose Hill) Cemetery

17-Jul

HUGHES, JOHN EDWARD (1382144) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP118 'P' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area during an attack on  the oil refinery at Smederevo.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

17-Jul

MAGEE, JAMES (616984) age: 24 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP118 'P' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area during an attack on  the oil refinery at Smederevo.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

17-Jul

EVANS, KENNETH PHILIP (158769) age: 34 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP118 'P' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area during an attack on  the oil refinery at Smederevo.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

17-Jul

RADLEY, ARTHUR WILLOUGHBY (542999) age: 25 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP118 'P' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area during an attack on  the oil refinery at Smederevo.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

17-Jul

THOMAS, OWEN (1513412) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP118 'P' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area during an attack on  the oil refinery at Smederevo.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

17-Jul

SHORT, ROGER LEE(1333690) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, DE575 or Spitfire XII, MB877 of No 41 Sqn, which collided with each other on take off from Lympne.  He is buried in Hawkinge Cemetery

17-Jul

ODDY, CLIFFORD (CLIFF) (1218157) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, DE575 or Spitfire XII, MB877 of No 41 Sqn, which collided with each other on take off from Lympne.  He is buried in Leeds (Armley) Cemetery

17-Jul

McDONALD, FREDERICK EDWARD (J/19950) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, LD219 of No 79 Sqn, which crashed in flames after the wing of his aircraft hit the ground as he pulled out of a dive whilst carrying out a practice rocket attack.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

17-Jul

GILL, MAXWELL HARRY (179039) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, MM441 of No 108 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Toulouse.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

17-Jul

SPENCER, KENNETH ROBERT EDWIN (178930) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, MM441 of No 108 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Toulouse.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

17-Jul

DAVIDSON, DANIEL (1560241) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK388 OJ-L of No 149 Sqn, which over-turned during a crash landing at Methwold on its return from training sortie.  He is buried in Burghead Cemetery, Duffus

17-Jul

JONES, DEREK ERNEST WILLIAM (1867932) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK388 OJ-L of No 149 Sqn, which over-turned during a crash landing at Methwold on its return from training sortie.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

17-Jul

BROWN, NEVIL WARD (1397431) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

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

17-Jul

MUNDAY, BRYAN LESLIE(1601774) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

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

17-Jul

OAKLEY, JAMES MELVILLE CHARLES (1357862) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

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

17-Jul

STACEY, JACK CHARLES LANGLEY (1582716) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

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

17-Jul

DICKSON, JOHN CHARLES (127279) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Scotland? of No 210 Sqn, which was hit by flak whilst attacking a U-boat.  He is buried in Runnymede Memorial.

17-Jul

JACKSON, LEONARD SAMUEL CHARLES (635939) age: 30 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 258 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Madras (St Mary's) Cemetery, Chennai

17-Jul

SMITH, NORMAND JOHN WALFORD (420492) age: 28 RAAF

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Warwick ASR I, BV353 of No 276 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Bolt Head following engine problems on an ASR patrol.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

17-Jul

WHALEN, HAROLD FENWICK (658816) age: 23 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick ASR I, BV353 of No 276 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Bolt Head following engine problems on an ASR patrol.  He is buried in Plymouth (Weston Mill) Cemetery

17-Jul

BENSON, HAROLD GEORGE(135497) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick ASR I, BV353 of No 276 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Bolt Head following engine problems on an ASR patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jul

CLELLAND, KENNETH STEWART (1347887) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick ASR I, BV353 of No 276 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Bolt Head following engine problems on an ASR patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jul

MELLING, WILLIAM RONALD (1474510) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick ASR I, BV353 of No 276 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Bolt Head following engine problems on an ASR patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jul

WARNER, FRANCIS (914896) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick ASR I, BV353 of No 276 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Bolt Head following engine problems on an ASR patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jul

SMITH, IVOR EDGAR (1404247) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick ASR I, BV353 of No 276 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Bolt Head following engine problems on an ASR patrol.  He is buried in Malpas (St Mary) Churchyard

17-Jul

GALE, WALTER WILLIAM BERESFORD (406243) age: 24 RAAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK267 of No 451 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a tactical recce of the Florence-Pisa area.  He is buried in Florence War Cemetery

17-Jul

MANSON, ALEXANDER WILSON (122156) age:  RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK350 of No 602 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking enemy MT during an armed recce.  He is buried in Juvigny-sur-Orne Churchyard

17-Jul

GODDEN, GEOFFREY PERCIVAL RUSSELL (924170) age: 30 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst serving with No 997 Sqn but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, his death being registered in .  He is buried in Melcombe Regis Cemetery

17-Jul

HISLOP, WILLIAM GILGOUR (153046) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG447 of No 11 Radio School, which ditched of the Great Orme during an ASV exercise following an engine failure.  He is buried in Linlithgow Cemetery.

17-Jul

LEWIS, STANLEY PERCIVAL (1262616) age: 30 RAFVR

WO

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG447 of No 11 Radio School, which ditched of the Great Orme during an ASV exercise following an engine failure.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery.

17-Jul

MICHALEC, JOHN (J/39015) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP406 of No 28 OTU, which dived into the ground during a practice bombing sortie over the Ragdale ranges.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

17-Jul

WEARY, FREDERICK PERCY OGILVIE(J/24143) age: 34 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP406 of No 28 OTU, which dived into the ground during a practice bombing sortie over the Ragdale ranges.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

17-Jul

DAVIS, FREDERICK VICTOR (1567913) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP406 of No 28 OTU, which dived into the ground during a practice bombing sortie over the Ragdale ranges.  He is buried in Burton-on-the-Wolds Burial Ground

17-Jul

LEWIN, WILLIAM ASHLIN (1898698) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP406 of No 28 OTU, which dived into the ground during a practice bombing sortie over the Ragdale ranges.  He is buried in Burton-on-the-Wolds Burial Ground

17-Jul

O'CONNOR, WILLIAM LAWRENCE (2220291) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP406 of No 28 OTU, which dived into the ground during a practice bombing sortie over the Ragdale ranges.  He is buried in Manor Park Cemetery

17-Jul

THOMPSON, JAMES EDWARD (169024) age: 27 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP406 of No 28 OTU, which dived into the ground during a practice bombing sortie over the Ragdale ranges.  He is buried in Northwood Cemetery

17-Jul

IVES, ROBERT OWEN GREGORY (R/161444) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, DL246 of No 5 (P) AFU, which spun into the ground possibly as the result of a structural break up in the air.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

17-Jul

FOSTER, RICHARD GEORGE (R/121320) age: 22 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, DL246 of No 5 (P) AFU, which spun into the ground possibly as the result of a structural break up in the air.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

17-Jul

SLOMAN, GLYNDWR JAMES (1212325) age: 22 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 6019 SE and was probably killed when Airfield B12 at Ellon was shelled by German artillery.  He is buried in Tilly-sur-Seulles War Cemetery.

17-Jul

ELLIS, JOHN OSBORNE(1411960) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 6019 SE and was probably killed when Airfield B12 at Ellon was shelled by German artillery.  He is buried in Tilly-sur-Seulles War Cemetery.

17-Jul

TEBBY, ROY CLIFFORD (915520) age: 29 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 6019 SE and was probably killed when Airfield B12 at Ellon was shelled by German artillery.  He is buried in Tilly-sur-Seulles War Cemetery.

17-Jul

BINT, WALTER JOHN (1168391) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC2

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 9 Ops Rm, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Imphal War Cemetery

17-Jul

WAGNER, ALAN DEREK (65993) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, EJ581 of No FIU, which flew into the ground at high speed near Newchurch whilst flying in fog during a night Diver (anti V-1) patrol.  He is buried in Hawkinge Cemetery

17-Jul

FAITHFULL, CHARLES DANIEL (1201915) age: 38 RAFVR

Cpl

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

18-Jul

SILVERMAN, TONY (1083375) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He died from injuries sustained on 7 Jul 1944 whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND799 PH-L of No 12 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Faldingworth on its return from a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at Foret-du-Croc after losing the starboard fin and rudder when it was hit by bombs from another aircraft near the target.  He is buried in Blackley Jewish Cemetery

18-Jul

BIRKETT, ARTHUR (1077732) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8391 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Tarquinia into the sea.  He is buried in Bolsena War Cemetery

18-Jul

DOBINSON, WALTER BEATTIE(1621706) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8391 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Tarquinia into the sea.  He is buried in Bolsena War Cemetery

18-Jul

MONSEY, BERNARD JACK (1461429) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8391 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Tarquinia into the sea.  He is buried in Bolsena War Cemetery

18-Jul

MICKELBOROUGH, LEONARD WILFRED (1332678) age: 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE615 of No 39 Sqn, which crashed in a belly landing following an attack on a train near Nova Gradiska.  He is buried in Sangro River War Cemetery

18-Jul

SHIELDS, ALWYNE ROBERT PEIRCE(124416) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IV, LD468 of No 42 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation against targets near Chuvachandpur.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

18-Jul

BURROUGHS, KEITH DOUGLAS (1853296) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND517 KM-U of No 44 Sqn, which was probably shot down in the target area during a raid on tactical targets at Colombelles.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

DALY, WILLIAM JOHN (1410167) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FL907 of No 86 Sqn, which ditched after being hit by flak from a I-boat it was attacking.  He is buried in Tromso Cemetery

18-Jul

RICHARDSON, GRAHAM SPEEDY (422210) age: 32 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FL907 of No 86 Sqn, which ditched after being hit by flak from a I-boat it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

COSSEY, DENNIS ALFRED (1381467) age: 34 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FL907 of No 86 Sqn, which ditched after being hit by flak from a I-boat it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

KENNEDY, WILLIAM JOHN (J/88743) age: 28 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM616 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Great Offley in Hertfordshire on its return from a raid against tactical targets at Emieville.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

18-Jul

WHITE, EARL DOUGLAS (R/200964) age: 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM616 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Great Offley in Hertfordshire on its return from a raid against tactical targets at Emieville.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

18-Jul

LETTS, SYDNEY ALBERT (173763) age: 31 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM616 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Great Offley in Hertfordshire on its return from a raid against tactical targets at Emieville.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

18-Jul

SMITH, KEITH JOHN (1603697) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM616 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Great Offley in Hertfordshire on its return from a raid against tactical targets at Emieville.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

18-Jul

CLARK, DONALD CARPENTER (1717615) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM616 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Great Offley in Hertfordshire on its return from a raid against tactical targets at Emieville.  He is buried in Hitchin Cemetery

18-Jul

RICHARDSON, THOMAS (157884) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM616 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Great Offley in Hertfordshire on its return from a raid against tactical targets at Emieville.  He is buried in New Seaham (Christ Church) Churchyard

18-Jul

MORRIS, ISAAC (1544587) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM616 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Great Offley in Hertfordshire on its return from a raid against tactical targets at Emieville.  He is buried in Staveley (St James) Churchyard, Over Staveley

18-Jul

BURGESS, RONALD FRANK (649037) age: 22 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ286 NP-X of No 158 Sqn, which crashed into Bridlington Bay shortly after taking off from Lissett for a raid against tactical targets in the Caen area.  He is buried in Alton Cemetery

18-Jul

FEE, JOSEPH EDWARD DAVID (951326) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ286 NP-X of No 158 Sqn, which crashed into Bridlington Bay shortly after taking off from Lissett for a raid against tactical targets in the Caen area.  He is buried in Bebington Cemetery

18-Jul

EMERY, GORDON FREDERICK (1393444) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ286 NP-X of No 158 Sqn, which crashed into Bridlington Bay shortly after taking off from Lissett for a raid against tactical targets in the Caen area.  He is buried in Faversham Borough Cemetery

18-Jul

MONTGOMERY, CAMPBELL MCKAY WILLIAM (1820975) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ286 NP-X of No 158 Sqn, which crashed into Bridlington Bay shortly after taking off from Lissett for a raid against tactical targets in the Caen area.  He is buried in Grangemouth (Grandsable) Cemetery

18-Jul

MONNIER, HENRY CHARLES (J/17208) age: 25 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ286 NP-X of No 158 Sqn, which crashed into Bridlington Bay shortly after taking off from Lissett for a raid against tactical targets in the Caen area.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

18-Jul

BISHOP, GEORGE THOMAS (1394165) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ286 NP-X of No 158 Sqn, which crashed into Bridlington Bay shortly after taking off from Lissett for a raid against tactical targets in the Caen area.  He is buried in Lewisham (Hither Green) Cemetery

18-Jul

JOHNSTON, KENNETH HAROLD (1807870) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ286 NP-X of No 158 Sqn, which crashed into Bridlington Bay shortly after taking off from Lissett for a raid against tactical targets in the Caen area.  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery

18-Jul

DYER, FRANCIS JAMES (153308) age: 34 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ703 NP-K of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Bellengreville during a raid against tactical targets in the Caen area.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

18-Jul

GARNETT, BATEMAN REDGE(169000) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ703 NP-K of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Bellengreville during a raid against tactical targets in the Caen area.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

18-Jul

SMITH, STANLEY WARING (1592691) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ703 NP-K of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Bellengreville during a raid against tactical targets in the Caen area.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

18-Jul

DAVIES, WILLIAM GEORGE(127814) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ730 NP-Q of No 158 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid against tactical targets in the Caen area.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

18-Jul

MEEHAN, KENNETH GLADWIN (1600595) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ730 NP-Q of No 158 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid against tactical targets in the Caen area.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

18-Jul

MORGAN, RONALD DAVID (1893132) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ730 NP-Q of No 158 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid against tactical targets in the Caen area.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

18-Jul

PORTER, KENNETH GEORGE(1322181) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ730 NP-Q of No 158 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid against tactical targets in the Caen area.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

18-Jul

MORRISON, WILLIAM ROBINSON (J/27396) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ730 NP-Q of No 158 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid against tactical targets in the Caen area.  He is buried in Ranville War Cemetery

18-Jul

CARPENTER, CECIL THOMAS WILLIAM (1294200) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ730 NP-Q of No 158 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid against tactical targets in the Caen area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

McINTYRE, ANDREW (3030075) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ730 NP-Q of No 158 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid against tactical targets in the Caen area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

KAUFMANN, GRAHAM HARFOLD (242136V) age: 25 SAAF

Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN762 of No 182 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Troarn.  He is buried in Bonnebosq Churchyard

18-Jul

DAVIDSON, JOHN EDMUND (632161) age: 24 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 211 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Liang, Ambon.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

18-Jul

SINCLAIR, DOUGLAS IAN NEVILLE GRAEME(152131) age: 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE828 of No 236 Sqn, which crashed into the sea after being hit by flak during an anti-shipping strike off Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

WILLS, RICHARD AGNEW DFC(400666) age: 28 RAAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE828 of No 236 Sqn, which crashed into the sea after being hit by flak during an anti-shipping strike off Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

RYEN, S N RNAF() age: 

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN597 'E' of No 247 Sqn, which crashed on landing at B14 having suffered engine problems during an armed recce.  He is buried in

18-Jul

BISHOP, EDWARD LAURENCE(544381) age: 26 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, HK471 of No 264 Sqn, which collided with Tempest, EJ530 of the FIU over Etchingham in Suffolk during a Diver (anti V-1) patrol.  He is buried in Hawkhurst (St Laurence) Churchyard

18-Jul

HOARE, MAURICE FREDERICK (1338366) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, HK471 of No 264 Sqn, which collided with Tempest, EJ530 of the FIU over Etchingham in Suffolk during a Diver (anti V-1) patrol.  He is buried in Watford North Cemetery

18-Jul

CARTER, GUY LLOYD () age: 44 RAF

A/Cdre

He died from injuries sustained two days previously whilst flying in Dakota III, KG472 of No 267 Sqn, which crashed on take off from an airstrip in Yugoslavia.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

18-Jul

GREENWOOD, LAWRENCE GARNER (173374) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9106 of No 353 Sqn, which crashed out of control after stalling on take off from Mauripur following a double engine failure.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

18-Jul

KING, DONALD WILLIAM (148373) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9106 of No 353 Sqn, which crashed out of control after stalling on take off from Mauripur following a double engine failure.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

18-Jul

SQUIRES, ARTHUR HENRY (146627) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9106 of No 353 Sqn, which crashed out of control after stalling on take off from Mauripur following a double engine failure.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

18-Jul

WAINWRIGHT-FAHEY, WILLIAM GEORGE(131118) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9106 of No 353 Sqn, which crashed out of control after stalling on take off from Mauripur following a double engine failure.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

18-Jul

HOMER, JOHN WOOD (26056) age: 37 RAF

Gp Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9106 of No 353 Sqn, which crashed out of control after stalling on take off from Mauripur following a double engine failure.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

18-Jul

COCKSEDGE, GEORGE THOMAS WATSON HUGH (1877913) age: 18 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9106 of No 353 Sqn, which crashed out of control after stalling on take off from Mauripur following a double engine failure.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

18-Jul

WOLLASTON, ERNEST ARCHIE(83612) age: 33 RAFVR

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9106 of No 353 Sqn, which crashed out of control after stalling on take off from Mauripur following a double engine failure.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

18-Jul

CLARK, PETER (152806) age: Unknown RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR183 of No 418 Sqn, which was lost on a night Ranger to Kolburg.  He is buried in Malmo Eastern Municipal Cemetery

18-Jul

KERR, JAMES BERNARD (J/3493) age: 27 RCAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR183 of No 418 Sqn, which was lost on a night Ranger to Kolburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

JOHNSON, PAUL GILBERT (J/20050) age: 24 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK809 of No 421 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a tree whilst carrying out a strafing pass during a patrol over Normandy.  He is buried in Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Reviers

18-Jul

McFADDEN, THOMAS JOSEPH ALOYSIUS (182296) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV985 ZL-K of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against tactical targets in the Mondeville area.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

18-Jul

BLAIR, ROBERT WALLACE(J/28897) age: 19 RCAF

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He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV985 ZL-K of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against tactical targets in the Mondeville area.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

18-Jul

KELLY, THOMAS RAYMOND (J/19921) age: 30 RCAF

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He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV985 ZL-K of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against tactical targets in the Mondeville area.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

18-Jul

CARSON, DOUGLAS ALEXANDER (J/90068) age: 10 RCAF

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He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV985 ZL-K of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against tactical targets in the Mondeville area.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

18-Jul

HALEY, WILBUR ST CLAIR (J/88320) age: 21 RCAF

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He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV985 ZL-K of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against tactical targets in the Mondeville area.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

18-Jul

UNRUH, V A (J/87613) age: 30 RCAF

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He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV985 ZL-K of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against tactical targets in the Mondeville area.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

18-Jul

WILLSON, D G (J/89059) age: 20 RCAF

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He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV985 ZL-K of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against tactical targets in the Mondeville area.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

18-Jul

ELLIS, RONALD GORDON (J/28202) age: 27 RCAF

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He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW127 AL-F of No 429 Sqn, which came down in the target area after being struck by bombs dropped from another aircraft during a raid against tactical targets in the Mondeville area.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

18-Jul

CUNNINGHAM, JOHN MEYNELL (182544) age: 20 RAFVR

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He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW127 AL-F of No 429 Sqn, which came down in the target area after being struck by bombs dropped from another aircraft during a raid against tactical targets in the Mondeville area.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

18-Jul

GILLESPIE, WILLIAM LEAMAN (J/90090) age: 28 RCAF

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He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW127 AL-F of No 429 Sqn, which came down in the target area after being struck by bombs dropped from another aircraft during a raid against tactical targets in the Mondeville area.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

18-Jul

DUNN, JOHN WILLIAM KIRKWOOD (J/23117) age: 35 RCAF

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He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW572 SE-Q of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Nerville-la-Foret during a raid against tactical targets in the Vaires area.  He is buried in Boran-sur-Oise Communal Cemetery

18-Jul

YOUNGS, WILLIAM ALONZO (R/193650) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW572 SE-Q of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Nerville-la-Foret during a raid against tactical targets in the Vaires area.  He is buried in Boran-sur-Oise Communal Cemetery

18-Jul

COLE, RALPH STEWART (C/87371) age: 22 RCAF

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He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW572 SE-Q of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Nerville-la-Foret during a raid against tactical targets in the Vaires area.  He is buried in Boran-sur-Oise Communal Cemetery

18-Jul

JACKSON, GORDON (J/87979) age: 28 RCAF

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He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW572 SE-Q of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Nerville-la-Foret during a raid against tactical targets in the Vaires area.  He is buried in Boran-sur-Oise Communal Cemetery

18-Jul

WILLIAMS, JOSEPH EDWARD (C/90374) age: 21 RCAF

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He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW572 SE-Q of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Nerville-la-Foret during a raid against tactical targets in the Vaires area.  He is buried in Boran-sur-Oise Communal Cemetery

18-Jul

MITCHELL, FRANK ERNEST (129679) age: Unknown RAFVR

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He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ628 SE-Y of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Cramoisy during a raid against tactical targets in the Vaires area.  He is buried in Cramoisy Communal Cemetery

18-Jul

ABBOTT, WILFRED (175843) age: 23 RAFVR

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He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ628 SE-Y of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Cramoisy during a raid against tactical targets in the Vaires area.  He is buried in Cramoisy Communal Cemetery

18-Jul

BLASKO, JOSEPH ARTHUR (J/92514) age: 19 RCAF

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He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ628 SE-Y of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Cramoisy during a raid against tactical targets in the Vaires area.  He is buried in Cramoisy Communal Cemetery

18-Jul

BULL, CHARLES GORDON (J/3486) age: 28 RCAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ628 SE-Y of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Cramoisy during a raid against tactical targets in the Vaires area.  He is buried in Cramoisy Communal Cemetery

18-Jul

HEALD, ROBERT (172917) age: Unknown RAFVR

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He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ628 SE-Y of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Cramoisy during a raid against tactical targets in the Vaires area.  He is buried in Creil Communal Cemetery

18-Jul

ALP, PERCY LEONARD (54973) age: 30 RAF

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He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ628 SE-Y of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Cramoisy during a raid against tactical targets in the Vaires area.  He is buried in Creil Communal Cemetery

18-Jul

ROBIN, LESLIE(176362) age: 22 RAFVR

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He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ628 SE-Y of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Cramoisy during a raid against tactical targets in the Vaires area.  He is buried in Creil Communal Cemetery

18-Jul

LOCKETT, JAMES ERNEST (J/94346) age: 21 RCAF

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He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ628 SE-Y of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Cramoisy during a raid against tactical targets in the Vaires area.  He is buried in Creil Communal Cemetery

18-Jul

BURTON, ROBERT ELWOOD (J/87892) age: 20 RCAF

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He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP706 QO-J of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down in flames by flak during a raid against tactical targets in the Caen area.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

18-Jul

McKENZIE, ROBERT MELN(J/11317) age: 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN707 'E' of No 438 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking a bridge across the River Orne.  He is buried in Ranville War Cemetery

18-Jul

KALEN, JOHN (J/21856) age: 22 RCAF

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He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN574 of No 439 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Mesnil-Frementel.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

18-Jul

STARKOFF, VICTOR (414432) age: 33 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK794 LK-Q of No 578 Sqn, which crashed near Bisham in Berkshire and exploded en-route to a raid against tactical targets in the Caen area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

CLAQUE, JOHN EDWARD (1588531) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK794 LK-Q of No 578 Sqn, which crashed near Bisham in Berkshire and exploded en-route to a raid against tactical targets in the Caen area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

MORGAN, IVOR (1337960) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK794 LK-Q of No 578 Sqn, which crashed near Bisham in Berkshire and exploded en-route to a raid against tactical targets in the Caen area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

FINK, JAN FREDERICK (176585) age: 26 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK794 LK-Q of No 578 Sqn, which crashed near Bisham in Berkshire and exploded en-route to a raid against tactical targets in the Caen area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

HOPPER, LLOYDE HINSON (J/86734) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK794 LK-Q of No 578 Sqn, which crashed near Bisham in Berkshire and exploded en-route to a raid against tactical targets in the Caen area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

NICHOLSON, GERALD THOMAS (1523535) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK794 LK-Q of No 578 Sqn, which crashed near Bisham in Berkshire and exploded en-route to a raid against tactical targets in the Caen area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

ORD, MALCOLM (1602540) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 601 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Coriano Ridge War Cemetery

18-Jul

MORGANS, CWYN CRUNN (1079313) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 1 MORU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Florence War Cemetery

18-Jul

HUGHES, OWAIN EMRYS (1404993) age: 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 212 Grp but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery

18-Jul

YOUNG, ERIC MOLSON (1459184) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter XI, JL893 of No 9 (C) OTU, which crashed into a house in the village of Dundrennan, near Kirkcudbright.  He was cremated at Leeds (Lawns Wood) Crematorium

18-Jul

WILES, HENRY ARTHUR (1600998) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter XI, JL893 of No 9 (C) OUT, which crashed into a house in the village of Dundrennan, near Kirkcudbright.  He is buried in Aldershot Civil Cemetery

18-Jul

BARKER, GEORGE LEONARD DFM (44571) age: 30 RAF

Flt Lt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, R2080 of No 51 OTU, which crashed in flames near Kingsdown in Kent after colliding with a balloon cable.  He is buried in Diss Cemetery.

18-Jul

NOTON, KENNETH GEORGE (1738558) age: 20 RAFVR

AC1

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

18-Jul

CHRISTISON, THOMAS HANSON (1688843) age: 39 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the UK and died in Ward 3 of the Ministry of Pensions Hospital, Dunston but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained.  He was cremated at Newcastle-upon-Tyne (West Road) Crematorium.

18-Jul

MATLEY, THOMAS WILLIAM (331355) age: 43 RAF

LAC

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

18-Jul

MACPHERSON, CHARLES EDWARD HENRY CARDEW (2233) age: 53 RAF

Wg Cdr

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

18-Jul

WILKINSON, ELLIOTT (1694132) age: 36 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the UK and died in Leanchuil Hospital from multiple injuries sustained in a bomb explosion, his death being registered in Forres District, Moray.  He is buried in Bradford (Bowling) Cemetery.

18-Jul

RUSSELL, GEORGE AITKEN (1698066) age: 20 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving with No 226 MU in Northern Ireland but died suddenly in Grangemouth from a sub-arrachnoid haemorrhage.  He is buried in Grangemouth (Grandsable) Cemetery.

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