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Casualties - 22 - 24 July 1944


22-Jul

GRIMWOOD, FRANCIS LEONARD (130333) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ174 of No 23 Sqn, which crashed in flames at Woubrugge near Leiden during an intruder sortie to Florennes airfield.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

22-Jul

WOODMAN, FREDERICK BERNARD (175570) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ174 of No 23 Sqn, which crashed in flames at Woubrugge near Leiden during an intruder sortie to Florennes airfield.  He is buried in Woubrugge General Cemetery

22-Jul

LEES, BERNARD GM(125534) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AA850 of No 26 Sqn, which collided with BL638 and W3314 of the same unit near Old Alresford in Hampshire.  He is buried in Eaton (St Andrew) New Churchyard

22-Jul

HUGHES, JOHN GEORGE LAWRENCE(948182) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL638 of No 26 Sqn, which collided with AA850 and W3314 of the same unit near Old Alresford in Hampshire.  He is buried in Blackwood (Our Lady and St John) Roman Catholic Churchyard

22-Jul

ADAMS, HAROLD WILLIAM (118559) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3314 of No 26 Sqn, which collided with AA850 and BL638 of the same unit near Old Alresford in Hampshire.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

22-Jul

ALLISON, GEORGE EDMUND (110791) age: 32 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, HK515 of No 29 Sqn, which was shot down in flames near Plantlunne airfield during a day Ranger.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Jul

WAPLES, ALFRED GEORGE(175414) age: 28 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVII, HK242 of No 68 Sqn, which was lost off Dover during an early Diver (anti V-1) patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jul

WILLIAMS, MICHAEL NALDER (175504) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVII, HK242 of No 68 Sqn, which was lost off Dover during an early Diver (anti V-1) patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jul

JENVEY, KEITH (1605967) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 104 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

22-Jul

WEBBER, ANTHONY ALEXANDER (1385850) age: 21 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford I, EB724 of No 116 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Weston-super-Mare during recovery from a dive.  He is buried in Morden Cemetery

22-Jul

DAY, ALBERT EDWARD (1287249) age: 31 RAFVR

LAC

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford I, EB724 of No 116 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Weston-super-Mare during recovery from a dive.  He is buried in Weston-super-Mare Cemetery

22-Jul

GALLOWAY, EDWARD HAWKES HEPBURN (159395) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN808 'B' of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on the Fanto Oil Refinery at Pardubice.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

22-Jul

DALBY, FREDERICK ERNEST (1580192) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN808 'B' of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on the Fanto Oil Refinery at Pardubice.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

22-Jul

DONELAN, THOMAS (1107811) age: 33 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN808 'B' of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on the Fanto Oil Refinery at Pardubice.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

22-Jul

WILTSHIRE, STANLEY EDWARD (1671101) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN808 'B' of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on the Fanto Oil Refinery at Pardubice.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

22-Jul

L'ESTRANGE, HUGH KAVANAGH(1802373) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN808 'B' of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on the Fanto Oil Refinery at Pardubice.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

22-Jul

LYON, KENNETH BROGDEN (J/25605) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP204 'L' of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on the Fanto Oil Refinery at Pardubice.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

22-Jul

NEILAN, THOMAS (1562479) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP204 'L' of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on the Fanto Oil Refinery at Pardubice.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

22-Jul

OWEN, EDMUND LLOYD (1589117) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP204 'L' of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on the Fanto Oil Refinery at Pardubice.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

22-Jul

JONES, DAVID RHYS (1338075) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP204 'L' of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on the Fanto Oil Refinery at Pardubice.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

22-Jul

PALMER, FREDERICK ELLIS (1396770) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP204 'L' of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on the Fanto Oil Refinery at Pardubice.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

22-Jul

MURRAY, ROBERT FAULKNER (117409) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 155 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

22-Jul

HYSLOP, ROBERT IRONSIDE(778907) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW542 'Y' of No 223 Sqn, which was seen climbing steeply on exiting cloud and then spun into the sea, exploding on impact.  He is buried in Malta Memorial.

22-Jul

SMITH, WILLIAM PAGE(1331178) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW542 'Y' of No 223 Sqn, which was seen climbing steeply on exiting cloud and then spun into the sea, exploding on impact.  He is buried in Malta Memorial.

22-Jul

WHITTON, THOMAS (1451064) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW542 'Y' of No 223 Sqn, which was seen climbing steeply on exiting cloud and then spun into the sea, exploding on impact.  He is buried in Malta Memorial.

22-Jul

MILLER, ERIC ALFRED (1603156) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW542 'Y' of No 223 Sqn, which was seen climbing steeply on exiting cloud and then spun into the sea, exploding on impact.  He is buried in Malta Memorial.

22-Jul

COWARD, JOHN LIVERSEDGE(156307) age: 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AB143 of No 234 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Chateau Ronguet during a shipping recce.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

22-Jul

BUTTON, FREDERICK ALBERT JONATHAN (1398862) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NT944 of No 236 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping strike off the Dutch coast.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

22-Jul

GLEN, ROLAND (162165) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FB270 of No 260 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Ravenna.  He is buried in Forli War Cemetery

22-Jul

MENDES, G FFAF () age: 

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, AR377 of No 345 Sqn, which he abandoned over the Channel following an engine failure during a Ramrod but he did not survive.  He is buried in

22-Jul

MOORE, JOHN PORTER BARCLAY (807095) age: 31 AuxAF

Cpl

He was serving with No 607 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Scotland?.  He was cremated at Newcastle-upon-Tyne (West Road) Crematorium

22-Jul

McCONNELL-JONES, ADAM CARTER HAY (149143) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DK300 of No 1655 MTU, which broke up in the air near Pidley in Huntingdonshire during a training sortie.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

22-Jul

WILMER, JOHN (120497) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DK300 of No 1655 MTU, which broke up in the air near Pidley in Huntingdonshire during a training sortie.  He was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium

22-Jul

BARRY, DAVID BERNARD (428291) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ262 'H' of No 20 OTU, which crashed into Lossiemouth harbour following the loss of the starboard wing during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Lossiemouth Burial Ground

22-Jul

GRIGG, ALLAN JOSEPH (427901) age: 32 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ262 'H' of No 20 OTU, which crashed into Lossiemouth harbour following the loss of the starboard wing during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Lossiemouth Burial Ground

22-Jul

O'DWYER, EDMOND WILLIAM (429200) age: 29 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ262 'H' of No 20 OTU, which crashed into Lossiemouth harbour following the loss of the starboard wing during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Lossiemouth Burial Ground

22-Jul

SUNTER, ARNOLD (154310) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ262 'H' of No 20 OTU, which crashed into Lossiemouth harbour following the loss of the starboard wing during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in New Shildon (All Saints) Churchyard

22-Jul

KIRK, JOHN (1827419) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ262 'H' of No 20 OTU, which crashed into Lossiemouth harbour following the loss of the starboard wing during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Newbattle Cemetery

22-Jul

PRING, ALBERT GEORGE(913891) age: 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ262 'H' of No 20 OTU, which crashed into Lossiemouth harbour following the loss of the starboard wing during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Newton Poppleford Cemetery

22-Jul

JAMES, RAYMOND (1671156) age: 23 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 328 Wing, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Cagliari (St Michele) Communal Cemetery

22-Jul

KELSEY, LESLIE BERNARD (524274) age: 28 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW167 'B' of No 34 SAAF, which failed to return from the unit's first operational mission, against the Fanto-Purdulice oil refinery in Czechoslovakia.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery

22-Jul

PATTILLO, ALEXANDER RAE(611796) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW167 'B' of No 34 SAAF, which failed to return from the unit's first operational mission, against the Fanto-Purdulice oil refinery in Czechoslovakia.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery

22-Jul

WITCHERLEY, WILLIAM HAROLD (2201284) age: 19 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 4 AOS when he accidentally drowned.  He is buried in London (Woodland) Cemetery

22-Jul

HALL, ROBERT KNOWLES (1523600) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 483 GCC, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ryes War Cemetery, Bazenville

22-Jul

LANGSTAFF, PAUL HERBERT (1768109) age: 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 483 GCC, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ryes War Cemetery, Bazenville

22-Jul

CLARE, EDWARD (1277447) age: 32 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 5136 BD Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Sangro River War Cemetery

22-Jul

CRAIG, NORMAN SPOONER (1105452) age: 22 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 5136 BD Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Sangro River War Cemetery

22-Jul

DE SAULLES, NORMAN (1009644) age: Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 5136 BD Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Sangro River War Cemetery

22-Jul

SALES, HARRY NORMAN JOHN (1281908) age: 22 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 5136 BD Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Sangro River War Cemetery

22-Jul

THOMPSON, FREDERICK (1167492) age: 31 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 5136 BD Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Sangro River War Cemetery

22-Jul

ROB, ANDREW (1105924) age: 35 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 5136 BD Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Sangro River War Cemetery

22-Jul

FOX, FRANCES JAMES RAY (611155) age: 31 RAF

Sgt

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 5136 BD Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Sangro River War Cemetery

22-Jul

SPEIRS, GRAHAM PATON (R/203027) age: 23 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, DK915 of No 7 (P) AFU, which crashed on take-off from Wansford in Hampshire.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

22-Jul

MACHOWIAK, Marcin (P.782453) age: 28 PAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Auster III, MZ254  of No 84 GSU, which crashed after flying into trees near Aldsworth in Sussex during a ferry flight.  He is buried in Northwood Cemetery

22-Jul

RANKIN, IAN MATTHEW (119258) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

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

22-Jul

ANDERSON, ERIC (1624096) age: 20 RAFVR

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

22-Jul

REED, ALBERT (1529275) age: 22 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Midhurst.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (St John's Westgate and Elswick) Cemetery

22-Jul

BIRT, ALEXANDER ARTHUR (1319830) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in ? of No 9 (P) AFU, which crashed at Springfield, Cupar, Fife.  He is buried in Portsmouth (Kingston) Cemetery.

22-Jul

McKENDRY, JAMES (972646) age: 26 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Surrey M E.  He is buried in Wimbledon (Gap Road) Cemetery

22-Jul

LANDRETH, CYRIL BROADBENT (1007656) age: 29 RAFVR

Cpl

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

23-Jul

RILEY, THOMAS FRANCIS (1309520) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FV985 'S' of No 98 Sqn, which was lost when its bomb load exploded during a raid against railway targets at Gros Montfort.  He is buried in St Philibert-sur-Risle Communal Cemetery

23-Jul

McGREGOR, RONALD ANGUS (400658) age: 25 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FV985 'S' of No 98 Sqn, which was lost when its bomb load exploded during a raid against railway targets at Gros Montfort.  He is buried in St Philibert-sur-Risle Communal Cemetery

23-Jul

DODD, JACK (54258) age: 24 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FV985 'S' of No 98 Sqn, which was lost when its bomb load exploded during a raid against railway targets at Gros Montfort.  He is buried in St Philibert-sur-Risle Communal Cemetery

23-Jul

PAYNTER, HUGH (42721) age: 28 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FV985 'S' of No 98 Sqn, which was lost when its bomb load exploded during a raid against railway targets at Gros Montfort.  He is buried in St Philibert-sur-Risle Communal Cemetery

23-Jul

MILLS, ERIC ROBERT (131825) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW122 'R' of No 98 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid against railway targets at Gros Montfort.  He is buried in Glos-sur-Risle Churchyard

23-Jul

WEEKS, WILLIAM DEREK ST CLAIR (116077) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW122 'R' of No 98 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid against railway targets at Gros Montfort.  He is buried in Glos-sur-Risle Churchyard

23-Jul

TAYLOR, WILLIAM (1074957) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW122 'R' of No 98 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid against railway targets at Gros Montfort.  He is buried in Glos-sur-Risle Churchyard

23-Jul

THOMAS, CHARLES ELDRED WILFRED W. (1182832) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW122 'R' of No 98 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid against railway targets at Gros Montfort.  He is buried in Glos-sur-Risle Churchyard

23-Jul

SLOANE, BRIAN THOMAS (423387) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving at No 178 Sqn and died from injuries sustained when he was hit by a vehicle between Manfredonia and Foggia, his death being registered in .  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

23-Jul

NUNWICK, STANLEY (1488730) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW118 of No 180 Sqn, which failed to return from a tactical support sortie over Normandy.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

23-Jul

WORRALL, FRED OWEN (1549395) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW118 of No 180 Sqn, which failed to return from a tactical support sortie over Normandy.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

23-Jul

ELLIMAN, ROBERT ERNEST (1434775) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW118 of No 180 Sqn, which failed to return from a tactical support sortie over Normandy.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

23-Jul

SMITH, CECIL STANLEY (1601765) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW118 of No 180 Sqn, which failed to return from a tactical support sortie over Normandy.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

23-Jul

FOY, BLAKE GORDON (J/ 13833) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ882 of No 190 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Bourmont in France whilst en-route to deliver a group of SAS personnel.  He is buried in Graffigny-Chemin Communal Cemetery

23-Jul

KILGOUR, LEONARD ALFRED ARTHUR (42412) age: 24 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ882 of No 190 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Bourmont in France whilst en-route to deliver a group of SAS personnel.  He is buried in Graffigny-Chemin Communal Cemetery

23-Jul

GUY, HENRY LESTER (571772) age: 22 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ882 of No 190 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Bourmont in France whilst en-route to deliver a group of SAS personnel.  He is buried in Graffigny-Chemin Communal Cemetery

23-Jul

COPLAND, FRANK (161569) age: 29 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ882 of No 190 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Bourmont in France whilst en-route to deliver a group of SAS personnel.  He is buried in Graffigny-Chemin Communal Cemetery

23-Jul

SWINDELL, ALBERT WILLIAM (1104656) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ882 of No 190 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Bourmont in France whilst en-route to deliver a group of SAS personnel.  He is buried in Graffigny-Chemin Communal Cemetery

23-Jul

CROSBY, NORMAN (1092932) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 242 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Liang, Ambon.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

23-Jul

HILL, ALLEN BARRETT (108018) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EN141 of No 276 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Bolt Head.  He is buried in Stourbridge (Lye and Wollescote) Cemetery

23-Jul

GERRAND, NORMAN HARRISON (J/86559) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, JG248 of No 417 Sqn, which overturned on landing at Perugia.  He is buried in Assisi War Cemetery

23-Jul

BOWHAY, WILLIAM EDWARD (J/85938) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR149 of No 418 Sqn, which broke up in the air and crashed near Parkstone in Dorset.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

23-Jul

ROGERS, JEFFREY JAMES (1601225) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE610 of No 603 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping strike off Mykonos.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

23-Jul

MIDDLETON, ANGUS SUTHERLAND (53253) age: 25 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ864 of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Le Havre during Operation Stationer 117 on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Brillac Communal Cemetery

23-Jul

OKE, ERNEST CAMERON (J/25965) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ864 of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Le Havre during Operation Stationer 117 on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Brillac Communal Cemetery

23-Jul

CARROTHERS, ROBERT GEORGE(R/197348) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ864 of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Le Havre during Operation Stationer 117 on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Brillac Communal Cemetery

23-Jul

GALVON, THOMAS MICHAEL (R/178884) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ864 of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Le Havre during Operation Stationer 117 on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Brillac Communal Cemetery

23-Jul

HIGGINS, LUKE ANTHONY (R/154170) age: 27 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ864 of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Le Havre during Operation Stationer 117 on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Brillac Communal Cemetery

23-Jul

WILKINS, R A (1818642) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ864 of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Le Havre during Operation Stationer 117 on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Brillac Communal Cemetery

23-Jul

PRITCHARD, ROBERT HENRY (1579643) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2823 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, however his death was registered at Ashford.  He is buried in Birmingham (Witton) Cemetery

23-Jul

MOORE, CHARLES ERNEST (1441889) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2823 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, however his death was registered at Folkestone.  He is buried in Horsell (St Mary) Churchyard

23-Jul

BAIRD, NORMAN (1365343) age: 33 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura V, JT893 of No 17 SAAF, which failed to return from a patrol and is presumed to have ditched.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

23-Jul

HARKNESS, DONALD ANDERSON DFC(411400) age: 28 RNZAF

WO

He was serving with No 77 OTU and died from injuries sustained when he fell from a balcony at the New Zealand Club whilst sleep walking.  He was on leave.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

23-Jul

WATSON, WILLIAM DOUGLAS (J/39281) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP567 of No 83 OTU, which came down in the sea off the Welsh coast during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

23-Jul

BEATTIE, LYALL KENNETH (R/257898) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP567 of No 83 OTU, which came down in the sea off the Welsh coast during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

23-Jul

BLUNT, WALTER LEONARD (R/189116) age: 22 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP567 of No 83 OTU, which came down in the sea off the Welsh coast during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

23-Jul

CARTER, LAURENCE RICHMOND (R/164074) age: 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP567 of No 83 OTU, which came down in the sea off the Welsh coast during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

23-Jul

VAN-EVERY, GEORGE HIRAM (R/221063) age: 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP567 of No 83 OTU, which came down in the sea off the Welsh coast during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

23-Jul

JOHNSON, ROBERT ANDREW (R/257876) age: 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP567 of No 83 OTU, which came down in the sea off the Welsh coast during a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jul

JONES, HENRY (1014423) age: 32 RAFVR

LAC

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

23-Jul

STEWART, DONALD JOHN (172377) age: 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

The unit on which he was serving has not yet been ascertained but he accidentally drowned whilst serving in Canada.  He is buried in Red Deer Cemetery

23-Jul

HORSMAN, ERIC BERNARD (1004766) age: 32 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Bromsgrove (35).  He is buried in Darfield Cemetery

23-Jul

PITCHER, JACK SYDNEY (1160379) age: 27 RAFVR

AC1

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

23-Jul

RUTTER, WILLIAM JOHN (910981) age: 43 RAFVR

AC2

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

23-Jul

BARNETT, WILLIAM HENRY (1020144) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Newton Abbott (45) Chichester (31).  He is buried in Lodsworth (St Peter) Churchyard

23-Jul

NAYLOR, HORACE KENNETH (177960) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Newton Abbott (45) Chichester (31).  He is buried in Nottingham Church Cemetery

24-Jul

TAYLOR, GUY (1581567) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IV, KZ223 of No 6 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping strike off Krk.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

24-Jul

JOHNS, FREDERICK CHARLES HAVER DFC(143416) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR236 of No 23 Sqn, which was lost on a Ranger sortie over North-West Germany.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

24-Jul

RABONE, PAUL WATTLING (2171) age: 26 RNZAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR236 of No 23 Sqn, which was lost on a Ranger sortie over North-West Germany.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

24-Jul

LATHLEAN, REX TIDSWELL (417855) age: 24 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ298 DY-F of No 102 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at Hauts Buissons.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

24-Jul

ROGERS, DAVID ANDERSON (419962) age: 32 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ298 DY-F of No 102 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at Hauts Buissons.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

24-Jul

DONALD, HARLEY WILLIAM EDWARDS (420923) age: 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ298 DY-F of No 102 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at Hauts Buissons.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

BRAND, NORMAN (410443) age: 25 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ298 DY-F of No 102 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at Hauts Buissons.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

COOK, WILFRED JULIAN (1183804) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ298 DY-F of No 102 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at Hauts Buissons.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

SKEATES, REGINALD VICTOR (1322527) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ298 DY-F of No 102 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at Hauts Buissons.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

COOK, ALLAN ALFRED (414907) age: 22 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ298 DY-F of No 102 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at Hauts Buissons.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

MacGREGOR, ROY CAMPBELL WALLACE(1343702) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 142 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

24-Jul

SHIVAS, CHARLES (1341866) age: 33 RAFVR

LAC

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

24-Jul

GRIFFITH, JOHN LLEWELLYN (87671) age: 26 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW190 of No 180 Sqn, which made a belly-landing at Tangmere after being damaged by flak near La Hogue.  He is buried in Kirdford (St John the Baptist) Churchyard Extension

24-Jul

MILLS, WILLIAM HENRY JAMES (158243) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW210 'S' of No 226 Sqn, which was abandoned over the Channel after being damaged by flak but he did not survive.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

GREEN, GORDON ARNOLD (J/29232) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW210 'S' of No 226 Sqn, which was abandoned over the Channel after being damaged by flak but he did not survive.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

PATTYSON, LEONARD WILLIAM (J/35167) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW210 'S' of No 226 Sqn, which was abandoned over the Channel after being damaged by flak but he did not survive.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

COLE, RICHARD MARTYN (R/186051) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW210 'S' of No 226 Sqn, which was abandoned over the Channel after being damaged by flak but he did not survive.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

BENNETT, DOUGLAS GORDON (50288) age: Unknown RAF

Fg Off

He was serving with No 241 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

24-Jul

OSTROWSKI, Mieczyslaw (P.2119) age: 27 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM488 BH-D of No 300 Sqn, which came down near Schlesen after being hit by flak during a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

24-Jul

OSTROWSKI, Antoni (P.794545) age: 30 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM488 BH-D of No 300 Sqn, which came down near Schlesen after being hit by flak during a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

24-Jul

RYMASZEWSKI, Stanislaw (P.704796) age: 21 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM488 BH-D of No 300 Sqn, which came down near Schlesen after being hit by flak during a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

24-Jul

ZATLOUKAL, Jan Stefan Tadevsz (P.783237) age: 23 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM488 BH-D of No 300 Sqn, which came down near Schlesen after being hit by flak during a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

24-Jul

HORWACKI, Eugeniusz (P.2410) age: 24 PAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM488 BH-D of No 300 Sqn, which came down near Schlesen after being hit by flak during a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

24-Jul

GRUDZINSKI, Bogdan (P.794849) age: 26 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM488 BH-D of No 300 Sqn, which came down near Schlesen after being hit by flak during a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

24-Jul

TOMIEC, Jozef (P.780750) age: 27 PAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM488 BH-D of No 300 Sqn, which came down near Schlesen after being hit by flak during a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

24-Jul

KINROSS, KENNETH CHARLES (409147) age: 22 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, PL206 'E' of No 453 Sqn, which was shot down in error by a USAAF P-47 near Bayeux.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

24-Jul

RADCLIFFE, EDWARD ERNEST (J/23119) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND931 6O-H of No 582 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

24-Jul

REMBER, RAYMOND ALEXANDER (J/85674) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND931 6O-H of No 582 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

24-Jul

HIBBERT, KEITH (1238246) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND931 6O-H of No 582 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

24-Jul

PHILLIPS, DENNIS HERBERT (1280695) age: 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND931 6O-H of No 582 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

24-Jul

TWEEDIE, JAMES (1567240) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND931 6O-H of No 582 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

24-Jul

WHYBROW, LEONARD GILBERT (1217557) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND931 6O-H of No 582 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

24-Jul

SMALLEY, RONALD WHITEHEAD (R/165429) age: Unknown RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND931 6O-H of No 582 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

24-Jul

AUMELL, ALLAN DANIEL (J/89210) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB208 PG-S of No 619 Sqn, which came down in the sea possibly in the Nissum Fjord area during a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Sondre Nissum Churchyard

24-Jul

PARKER, JOHN (173134) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB208 PG-S of No 619 Sqn, which came down in the sea possibly in the Nissum Fjord area during a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

BROLL, JAMES (1690453) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB208 PG-S of No 619 Sqn, which came down in the sea possibly in the Nissum Fjord area during a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

SHARP, WILLIAM ARTHUR (1575581) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB208 PG-S of No 619 Sqn, which came down in the sea possibly in the Nissum Fjord area during a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

GRIGG, GEORGE ALAN (176583) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB208 PG-S of No 619 Sqn, which came down in the sea possibly in the Nissum Fjord area during a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

DICKSON, ALLAN (1564075) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB208 PG-S of No 619 Sqn, which came down in the sea possibly in the Nissum Fjord area during a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

RICE, NORMAN MACKENZIE(1821876) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB208 PG-S of No 619 Sqn, which came down in the sea possibly in the Nissum Fjord area during a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

HARRISON, HUGH RAYMOND (110412) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM174 CF-P of No 625 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

DEWEY, KENNETH WELLAND (R/210865) age: 19 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM174 CF-P of No 625 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

MORFOOT, LORNE ALBERT (R/210350) age: 19 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM174 CF-P of No 625 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

SMITH, HAROLD ALEXANDER (J/89897) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM174 CF-P of No 625 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

DAVIES, ROY JOSEPH (575723) age: 21 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM174 CF-P of No 625 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

NEWELL, ALFRED JAMES (1565600) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM174 CF-P of No 625 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

POWELL, FRANK ALFRED (1603981) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM174 CF-P of No 625 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

HAYES, RONALD THOMAS (175961) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB211 LE-H of No 630 Sqn, which ditched off Cromer in Norfolk en-route to a Gardening sortie in Kiel Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

MURRAY, JAMES FRANCIS JOSEPH (1560136) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB211 LE-H of No 630 Sqn, which ditched off Cromer in Norfolk en-route to a Gardening sortie in Kiel Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

STEAD, WALTER (183425) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB211 LE-H of No 630 Sqn, which ditched off Cromer in Norfolk en-route to a Gardening sortie in Kiel Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

HELLIWELL, JOHN ALFRED (1549598) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB211 LE-H of No 630 Sqn, which ditched off Cromer in Norfolk en-route to a Gardening sortie in Kiel Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

WALLACE, WILLIAM (1824662) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB211 LE-H of No 630 Sqn, which ditched off Cromer in Norfolk en-route to a Gardening sortie in Kiel Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

WOOTTON, NORMAN (1540110) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2823 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, however his death was registered at Ashford.  He is buried in Alfreton (Lea Brokks) Cemetery

24-Jul

CROWTHER, RICHARD KIRBY (82216) age: 35 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst serving with No 2823 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, however his death was registered at Ashford.  He is buried in Pulborough (St Mary) Churchyard

24-Jul

MONTGOMERY, ALAN MARTIN (430040) age: 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II,  FV986 of No 13 OTU, which crashed near Chilwell in Nottinghamshire.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

24-Jul

HARTRICK, NORMAN ANGUS (R/224413) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II,  FV986 of No 13 OTU, which crashed near Chilwell in Nottinghamshire.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

24-Jul

STEPHENS, RONALD FREDERICK (423264) age: 25 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II,  FV986 of No 13 OTU, which crashed near Chilwell in Nottinghamshire.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

24-Jul

COOK, ALLAN ALFRED (414907) age: 22 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II,  FV986 of No 13 OTU, which crashed near Chilwell in Nottinghamshire.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

PARKER, RAYMOND WILLIAM (1851671) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH978 of No 1660 HCU, which crashed whilst attempting to make an emergency landing at Winthorpe after hitting a tree on take-off from Swinderby a few minutes earlier.  He is buried in Andover Cemetery

24-Jul

JOSLING, JOHN BASIL (149633) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH978 of No 1660 HCU, which crashed whilst attempting to make an emergency landing at Winthorpe after hitting a tree on take-off from Swinderby a few minutes earlier.  He is buried in Brentwood (Woodman Road) Cemetery

24-Jul

BENNETT, HARRY JAMES (153741) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH978 of No 1660 HCU, which crashed whilst attempting to make an emergency landing at Winthorpe after hitting a tree on take-off from Swinderby a few minutes earlier.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

24-Jul

RAY, ARTHUR LYALL (414677) age: 25 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH978 of No 1660 HCU, which crashed whilst attempting to make an emergency landing at Winthorpe after hitting a tree on take-off from Swinderby a few minutes earlier.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

24-Jul

JOHNSON, ADOLPHUS SYLVANUS AKINPELU (1897760) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH978 of No 1660 HCU, which crashed whilst attempting to make an emergency landing at Winthorpe after hitting a tree on take-off from Swinderby a few minutes earlier.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

24-Jul

FOX, NORMAN (1593043) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH978 of No 1660 HCU, which crashed whilst attempting to make an emergency landing at Winthorpe after hitting a tree on take-off from Swinderby a few minutes earlier.  He is buried in Hemsworth Cemetery

24-Jul

HOLFORD, GEORGE WILLIAM (1585928) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH978 of No 1660 HCU, which crashed whilst attempting to make an emergency landing at Winthorpe after hitting a tree on take-off from Swinderby a few minutes earlier.  He is buried in Isleworth Cemetery

24-Jul

BUCKLEY, HERBERT SAMUEL (1685014) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH978 of No 1660 HCU, which crashed whilst attempting to make an emergency landing at Winthorpe after hitting a tree on take-off from Swinderby a few minutes earlier.  He is buried in Oldham (Greenacres) Cemetery

24-Jul

MITCHISON, JOHN (1595302) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH978 of No 1660 HCU, which crashed whilst attempting to make an emergency landing at Winthorpe after hitting a tree on take-off from Swinderby a few minutes earlier.  He is buried in Penshaw (All Saints) Churchyard

24-Jul

LEWTHWAITE, GEORGE ALEXANDER (J/37164) age: 30 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD372 ND-V of No 1666 HCU, which spun into the ground near Slingsby in North Yorkshire after a fire broke out and became uncontrollable.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

24-Jul

DITTMER, DONALD FRANKLIN (R/179976) age: 24 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD372 ND-V of No 1666 HCU, which spun into the ground near Slingsby in North Yorkshire after a fire broke out and became uncontrollable.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

24-Jul

MOFFAT, ARCHIBALD DOUGLAS (J/88479) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD372 ND-V of No 1666 HCU, which spun into the ground near Slingsby in North Yorkshire after a fire broke out and became uncontrollable.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

24-Jul

LUDLOW, JOHN MURRAY (R/209460) age: 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD372 ND-V of No 1666 HCU, which spun into the ground near Slingsby in North Yorkshire after a fire broke out and became uncontrollable.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

24-Jul

REYNOLDS, ALBERT CHALMERS (R/203113) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD372 ND-V of No 1666 HCU, which spun into the ground near Slingsby in North Yorkshire after a fire broke out and became uncontrollable.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

24-Jul

LIVINGSTONE, IAN (1895678) age: 33 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD372 ND-V of No 1666 HCU, which spun into the ground near Slingsby in North Yorkshire after a fire broke out and became uncontrollable.  He is buried in Oban (Pennyfuir) Cemetery

24-Jul

GREEN, FRANK HAROLD (J/89296) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD372 ND-V of No 1666 HCU, which spun into the ground near Slingsby in North Yorkshire after a fire broke out and became uncontrollable.  He is buried in St Pancras Cemetery

24-Jul

BANFIELD, KENNETH JOHN (432469) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, HM667 of No 3 (P) AFU, which flew into an electric pylon that was not marked on the map, at Powick.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

24-Jul

CLARK, ALAN GERALD (1814448) age: 17 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, HM667 of No 3 (P) AFU, which flew into an electric pylon that was not marked on the map, at Powick.  He is buried in Hayes and Harlington (Cherry Lane) Cemetery

24-Jul

LUSCOMBE, KENNETH JOHN (1585614) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, HM667 of No 3 (P) AFU, which flew into an electric pylon that was not marked on the map, at Powick.  He is buried in Heston (St Leonard) Churchyard

24-Jul

CAPSTICK-DALE, STANLEY HALL ELPHINSTONE (328461) age: 22 SAAF

2 Lt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP847 of No 3 TEU, which spun into the ground near West Hannay in Berkshire.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

24-Jul

McGREGOR, WILLIAM (1663665) age: 27 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed when Albemarle II, V1621 of No 42 OTU crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an overshoot at Ashbourne following an engine failure on take off and hit the building in which he was working.  He is buried in Bakewell Cemetery.

24-Jul

ROSE, JOHN FREDERICK (158231) age: 33 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle II, V1621 of No 42 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an overshoot at Ashbourne following an engine failure on take off.  He is buried in Ecclesall (All Saints) Churchyard

24-Jul

TUFF, STEPHEN BOAG (1672285) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle II, V1621 of No 42 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an overshoot at Ashbourne following an engine failure on take off.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (All Saints) Cemetery

24-Jul

HARWOOD, ROYSTON HUBERT (1296222) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed when Albemarle II, V1621 of No 42 OTU crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an overshoot at Ashbourne following an engine failure on take off and hit the building in which he was working.  He is buried in Swindon (Radnor Street) Cemetery.

24-Jul

THOMPSON, SELWYN (2215881) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle II, V1621 of No 42 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an overshoot at Ashbourne following an engine failure on take off.  He was cremated at Leeds (Lawns Wood) Crematorium

24-Jul

SMITH, WILLIAM BROOKSBANK (1671717) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD230 of No 42 OTU, which dived into the ground near Weston Underwood.  He is buried in Ashbourne Cemetery

24-Jul

LYON, MAURICE MITCHELL (2206480) age: 18 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD230 of No 42 OTU, which dived into the ground near Weston Underwood.  He is buried in St Helens Cemetery

24-Jul

COOPER, JOHN WILLIAM EDWARD (1324488) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD230 of No 42 OTU, which dived into the ground near Weston Underwood.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

COWAN, HENRY (1621980) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD230 of No 42 OTU, which dived into the ground near Weston Underwood.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

NORCROSS, WALTER CLIFFORD (1685214) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD230 of No 42 OTU, which dived into the ground near Weston Underwood.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

GOLDMAN, ARTHUR JACOB(J/38019) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM113 of No 61 OTU, which crashed into the River Dee near West Kirby after colliding with a target drogue cable.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

MORGAN, IVAN ARTHUR (1316136) age: 21 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, V8287 of the CGS, which crashed in a forced landing near Sigglesthorne.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (West Road) Cemetery

24-Jul

WILSON, LEONARD (1031048) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC1

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

24-Jul

JONES, JAMES REGINALD (652694) age: 24 RAF

Cpl

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

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