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Casualties - 26 - 28 July 1944


26-Jul

McCARTER, JAMES PHILLIPS (130567) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW317 'Z' of No 13 Sqn, which was brought down during a armed recce sortie near Firenzuola, Florence.  He is buried in Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio

26-Jul

FINLOW, JACK (40561) age: 24 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW317 'Z' of No 13 Sqn, which was brought down during a armed recce sortie near Firenzuola, Florence.  He is buried in Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio

26-Jul

LAIRD, DAVID DRENEL (J/21258) age: 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW317 'Z' of No 13 Sqn, which was brought down during a armed recce sortie near Firenzuola, Florence.  He is buried in Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio

26-Jul

WEST, FRANK WALLACE(405987) age: 24 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW317 'Z' of No 13 Sqn, which was brought down during a armed recce sortie near Firenzuola, Florence.  He is buried in Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio

26-Jul

WHITEHAND, THOMAS WILLIAM (3000298) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME694 KM-L of No 44 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens

26-Jul

BUCHANAN, WALTER JOHN FERGUS (176094) age: 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB250 EA-J of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Coigieres during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Coignieres Churchyard

26-Jul

KITTO, PHILIP MALCOLM (1332685) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB250 EA-J of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Coigieres during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Coignieres Churchyard

26-Jul

SHACKLETON, ERNEST (1218398) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB250 EA-J of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Coigieres during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Coignieres Churchyard

26-Jul

ASHBY, ARTHUR (574407) age: 21 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB250 EA-J of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Coigieres during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Coignieres Churchyard

26-Jul

GREENWOOD, ERNEST (642804) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB250 EA-J of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Coigieres during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Coignieres Churchyard

26-Jul

CRANE, CLIFFORD JOHN (1587965) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB250 EA-J of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Coigieres during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Coignieres Churchyard

26-Jul

PICKER, GEORGE WILLIAM (1580355) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB250 EA-J of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Coigieres during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Coignieres Churchyard

26-Jul

KEMP, FREDERICK JOHN (101548) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVII, MM679 of No 68 Sqn, which was lost off the East Coast during a Diver (anti V-1) patrol.  He is buried in Charlton Cemetery, Greenwich

26-Jul

FARRAR, JAMES DONALD (142059) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVII, MM679 of No 68 Sqn, which was lost off the East Coast during a Diver (anti V-1) patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jul

SEGHERS, EUGENE GEORGES ACHILLES (82162) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, RM653 of No 91 Sqn, which collided with a V-1 near Dungeness during a Diver (anti V-1) patrol.  He is commemorated in The Maidenhead Register

26-Jul

BRYAN, THOMAS (1318139) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, MM468 of No 96 Sqn, which failed to return from a Diver (anti V-1) patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jul

JAEGER, BERNARD LYTTON (1801636) age: 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, MM468 of No 96 Sqn, which failed to return from a Diver (anti V-1) patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jul

BILLMAN, DOUGLAS PAYNE(423045) age: 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL915 HW-V of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Verrieres during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Verrieres Churchyard

26-Jul

MONK, ROYSTON EDWARDS (52571) age: 21 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL915 HW-V of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Verrieres during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Verrieres Churchyard

26-Jul

SHEEN, JOSEPH (423261) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL915 HW-V of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Verrieres during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Verrieres Churchyard

26-Jul

DOVE, ROY KENNETH (577055) age: 20 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL915 HW-V of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Verrieres during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Verrieres Churchyard

26-Jul

BRAMBLE, ANTHONY JOHN (1605017) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL915 HW-V of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Verrieres during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Verrieres Churchyard

26-Jul

EVANS, JOHN GEORGE FURNESS (1678129) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL915 HW-V of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Verrieres during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Verrieres Churchyard

26-Jul

MELVILLE, JAMES (1594563) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL915 HW-V of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Verrieres during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Verrieres Churchyard

26-Jul

DYER, MAURICE BALLARD (J/85469) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND903 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

26-Jul

WARREN, ROBERT JOHN BRANCH (J/26703) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND903 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

26-Jul

DEY, ROBERT (J/90571) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND903 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

26-Jul

BLANCHARD, RAYMOND ARTHUR OSWALD (1583395) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND903 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

26-Jul

NANSON, REGINALD WILLIAM (1609250) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND903 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

26-Jul

PRICE, REGINALD JOSEPH (1807491) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND903 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

26-Jul

TOMMIE, LAURENCE(1125388) age: 21 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND903 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

26-Jul

BAMBURY, JOSEPH JOHN (153126) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ240 TW-H of No 141 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Bad Durkheim during a bomber support sortie.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

26-Jul

LARCEY, GEORGE FREDERICK (151726) age: 32 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIX, MN681 of No 157 Sqn, which was destroyed by the blast of  a V-1 exploding off the North Foreland during a Diver (anti V-1) patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jul

CADDIE, JOHN WORTHINGTON (122999) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIX, MN681 of No 157 Sqn, which was destroyed by the blast of  a V-1 exploding off the North Foreland during a Diver (anti V-1) patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jul

BLABER, HERBERT SIDNEY WILLIAM (152948) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM386 AS-V of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Aubigny during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Taingy Communal Cemetery

26-Jul

SHRIVES, STANLEY KENNETH (147118) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM386 AS-V of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Aubigny during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Taingy Communal Cemetery

26-Jul

SINGLETON, BERNARD TOWNSEND (171643) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM386 AS-V of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Aubigny during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Taingy Communal Cemetery

26-Jul

BADGER, VICTOR JOHN (1581501) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM386 AS-V of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Aubigny during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Taingy Communal Cemetery

26-Jul

FISHER, FREDERICK WILLIAM (1896156) age: 33 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM386 AS-V of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Aubigny during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Taingy Communal Cemetery

26-Jul

FITZPATRICK, JAMES (1671698) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM386 AS-V of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Aubigny during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Taingy Communal Cemetery

26-Jul

WELSH, KENNETH ERNEST (1810864) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM386 AS-V of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Aubigny during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Taingy Communal Cemetery

26-Jul

VATCHER, WALTER CYRIL (146339) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN525 'B' of No 174 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near St Pierre-sur-Dives.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

26-Jul

CORRY, GEORGE STANLEY (49879) age: 23 RAF

Fg Off

He was serving with No 225 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Florence War Cemetery

26-Jul

McKENZIE, MALCOLM (710317) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MH553 of No 237 Sqn, which ditched in the sea off Corsica following an engine failure during a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

26-Jul

TUCKER, THOMAS JAMES (1397288) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 256 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

26-Jul

WILLIAMS, JOHN FREDERICK HART (J/17270) age: 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN919 'Q' of No 257 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Caen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jul

GALAT, Kazimierz (P.2404) age: 24 PAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB252 BH-M of No 300 Sqn, which collided with an American aircraft en-route to a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

26-Jul

DANIELUK, Jan (P.780992) age: 30 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB252 BH-M of No 300 Sqn, which collided with an American aircraft en-route to a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

26-Jul

CZYZYK, Henryk Tadeusz (P.794365) age: 27 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB252 BH-M of No 300 Sqn, which collided with an American aircraft en-route to a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

26-Jul

PAGIELLO, Albrecht (P.794835) age: 26 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB252 BH-M of No 300 Sqn, which collided with an American aircraft en-route to a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

26-Jul

KABULSKI, Jan (P.781380) age: 33 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB252 BH-M of No 300 Sqn, which collided with an American aircraft en-route to a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

26-Jul

WILLIAMS, W H () age: 

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FR185 'Z' of No 320 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against Fontainebleu.  He is buried in

26-Jul

VAN LEEUWER, G A () age: 

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FR185 'Z' of No 320 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against Fontainebleu.  He is buried in

26-Jul

BJOOMGARDEN, F H () age: 

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FR185 'Z' of No 320 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against Fontainebleu.  He is buried in

26-Jul

MEYER, B () age: 

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FR185 'Z' of No 320 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against Fontainebleu.  He is buried in

26-Jul

McLEOD, DONALD CAMERON (J/14337) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off D C McLeod

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AG476 of No 414 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 near Gisors during a photo recce sortie.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

Photo courtesy - Chris Clarke

26-Jul

VAN DROOGENBROECK, FRANCOIS ADRIEN JEAN (J/88587) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ362 AL-Y of No 429 Sqn, which came down near St-Maurice-St-Germain during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

26-Jul

HOLMES, TERENCE(1891514) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ362 AL-Y of No 429 Sqn, which came down near St-Maurice-St-Germain during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in St Maurice-St Germain (St Maurice) Churchyard

26-Jul

PARKER, EDWARD ALBERT (173067) age: 25 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ858 SE-Y of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Offingen during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

26-Jul

CARTER, ROBERT GORDON (J/85344) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ858 SE-Y of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Offingen during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

26-Jul

WRIGHT, STEPHEN PICKERING (159668) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP678 QO-A of No 432 Sqn, which he abandoned near Villampny during a raid on Stuttgart but he was found with an unopened parachute.  He is buried in Villampuy Communal Cemetery

26-Jul

MOSS, KENNETH LIONEL (J/35065) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP688 QO-X of No 432 Sqn, which came down near Breteniere during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Breteniere Churchyard

26-Jul

WITTMACK, FREDERICK (J/24276) age: 31 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP688 QO-X of No 432 Sqn, which came down near Breteniere during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Breteniere Churchyard

26-Jul

JOHNSON, DONALD WOODROW (J/8913) age: 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP688 QO-X of No 432 Sqn, which came down near Breteniere during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Breteniere Churchyard

26-Jul

GILES, JAMES REGINALD (J190930) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP688 QO-X of No 432 Sqn, which came down near Breteniere during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Breteniere Churchyard

26-Jul

MARTIN, GEORGE BERNARD (J/90929) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP688 QO-X of No 432 Sqn, which came down near Breteniere during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Breteniere Churchyard

26-Jul

CRAWFORD, FORCER DOUGLAS (2211693) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP688 QO-X of No 432 Sqn, which came down near Breteniere during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Breteniere Churchyard

26-Jul

PARROTT, HERBERT (182674) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND935 PG-K of No 619 Sqn, which was lost during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

26-Jul

KELLUM, JOHN REID (J/90307) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND935 PG-K of No 619 Sqn, which was lost during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

26-Jul

HARPER, JOHN (2205720) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND935 PG-K of No 619 Sqn, which was lost during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

26-Jul

BRAY, REGINALD SHORE(J/21420) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, HM748 of No 11 (P) AFU, which collided with another Oxford near Huxley in Cheshire.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

26-Jul

ABRAHAM, KENNETH JAMES (1850013) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF252 'C' of No 1657 HCU, which crashed into the watch office at Shepherds Grove following an engine failure on take-off.  He is buried in Bristol (Arnos Vale) Cemetery

26-Jul

PALMER, KENNETH ARTHUR MALCOLM (420995) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF252 'C' of No 1657 HCU, which crashed into the watch office at Shepherds Grove following an engine failure on take-off.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

26-Jul

WHIFFIN, DOUGLAS JAMES (1800084) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF252 'C' of No 1657 HCU, which crashed into the watch office at Shepherds Grove following an engine failure on take-off.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

26-Jul

COLLIS, SAMUEL THOMAS (1671079) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF252 'C' of No 1657 HCU, which crashed into the watch office at Shepherds Grove following an engine failure on take-off.  He is buried in Derby (Nottingham Road) Cemetery

26-Jul

BOWERS, FRANK (1581065) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF252 'C' of No 1657 HCU, which crashed into the watch office at Shepherds Grove following an engine failure on take-off.  He is buried in Littleover (St Peter) Churchyard

26-Jul

STRAWSON, ERNEST GEORGE(162035) age: 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura V, JS933 'M' of No 27 SAAF, which crashed on take-off from Le Senia.  He is buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery

26-Jul

CLAPPERTON, JAMES DENYS (159392) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura V, JS933 'M' of No 27 SAAF, which crashed on take-off from Le Senia.  He is buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery

26-Jul

GREEN, STANLEY STUART CRAMNER (STAN) (1396577) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura V, JS933 'M' of No 27 SAAF, which crashed on take-off from Le Senia.  He is buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery

26-Jul

PARIS, IVOR RAY STANLEY (1388902) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura V, JS933 'M' of No 27 SAAF, which crashed on take-off from Le Senia.  He is buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery

26-Jul

SEXTON, CLIFFORD JAMES (1652926) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura V, JS933 'M' of No 27 SAAF, which crashed on take-off from Le Senia.  He is buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery

26-Jul

NICHOLLS, EDWARD HARVEY (922525) age: 29 RAFVR

LAC

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford II, X7317 of the CFS (SR), which crashed near Headlands in Southern Rhodesia.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery

26-Jul

NESS, WILLIAM (163157) age: 27 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford II, X7317 of the CFS (SR), which crashed near Headlands in Southern Rhodesia.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery

26-Jul

BARRY, JOSEPH (83489) age: 37 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

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

26-Jul

BRANDON, CHARLES HAROLD (33079) age: 30 RAF

Wg Cdr

He was serving in the UK but died suddenly in Westminster Hospital, his death being registered in Westminster.  He was cremated at Woking (St John's) Crematorium

26-Jul

HARRIS, WALTER PERCY (1449685) age: 38 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Kerrier.  He is buried in Portfield (All Saints) Churchyard

26-Jul

VERRALL, HENRY (1141844) age: 34 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Oxford.  He is buried in Bromley (St Luke's) Cemetery

26-Jul

HARDY, BARRINGTON RAOUL JAMES (1314574) age: 21 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Trowbridge.  He is buried in Cranborne (SS Mary and Bartholomew) Churchyard

27-Jul

PURSEY, GORDON JAMES (421625) age: 25 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND856 OL-E of No 83 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against railway targets at Givors.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

27-Jul

PATTERSON, JOHN WILLIAM (161641) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND856 OL-E of No 83 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against railway targets at Givors.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

27-Jul

GILMOUR, JOHN (45842) age: 24 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND856 OL-E of No 83 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against railway targets at Givors.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

27-Jul

MARDEN, FREDERICK ALEXANDER (159899) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND856 OL-E of No 83 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against railway targets at Givors.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

27-Jul

MALTMAN, WILLIAM HUNTER (1852383) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND856 OL-E of No 83 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against railway targets at Givors.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

27-Jul

EGGINS, ROBERT KINGDON (120444) age: 28 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND856 OL-E of No 83 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against railway targets at Givors.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

27-Jul

GEORGESON, GORDON FORBES (67077) age: 33 RAFVR

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND856 OL-E of No 83 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against railway targets at Givors.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

27-Jul

PAVEY, ALAN FRANCIS (119252) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FZ167 of No 122 Sqn, which was shot down in combat with Bf 109s and Fw 190s near Pont L'Eveque during an armed recce.  He is buried in Les Preaux Churchyard

27-Jul

JOHNSTONE, RALPH ALEXANDER (J/22310) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN156 of No 137 Sqn, which collided with MN596 of the same unit during a patrol.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

27-Jul

HACK, ARTHUR REGINALD (1388930) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN596 of No 137 Sqn, which collided with MN156 of the same unit during a patrol.  He is buried in Enfield (Lavender Hill) Cemetery

27-Jul

DUNN, JAMES (171076) age: 27 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XX, KB266 XD-F of No 139 Sqn, which came down near Grossenhaun during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

27-Jul

HAY, BALFOUR RICHARD JOHN (411892) age: 21 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XX, KB266 XD-F of No 139 Sqn, which came down near Grossenhaun during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

27-Jul

GOLLOP, ROBERT (1522557) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE488 'W' of No 211 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on communications targets.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

27-Jul

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM ANTHONY (1235518) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE488 'W' of No 211 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on communications targets.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

27-Jul

LYON, ERNEST RUSSELL (131529) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AR343 of No 234 Sqn, which was shot down in flames by flak near Lorient during a Rhubarb to Kerlin Bastard.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Jul

SMITH, FREDERICK LEONARD (1397148) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Mosquito XIII, HK436 or MM474 of No 256 Sqn, which failed to return from an interception.  He is buried in Biguglia War Cemetery

27-Jul

CLEE, REGINALD OWEN (1068617) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Mosquito XIII, HK436 or MM474 of No 256 Sqn, which failed to return from an interception.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

27-Jul

ROBERTS, JOHN MURRAY (J/20417) age: 29 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, MM510 of No 409 Sqn, which crashed during a beachhead patrol after being hit by debris from a Ju 88 it had just shot down.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

27-Jul

JEPHSON, RICHARD STANLEY (40623) age: 26 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, MM510 of No 409 Sqn, which crashed during a beachhead patrol after being hit by debris from a Ju 88 it had just shot down.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

27-Jul

DUTNEALL, RALPH ALAN (418083) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MJ503 'A' of No 453 Sqn, which was shot down in flames near Lisieux during a beach patrol.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

27-Jul

HARRIS, ALLAN HAROLD JOHN (412513) age: 23 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, PL315 'Z' of No 453 Sqn, which was shot down in flames near Caen during a beach patrol.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

27-Jul

MATTOCKS, WALTER JAMES (J/12722) age: Unknown RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ610 of No 512 Sqn, which flew into high ground whilst flying in cloud during a daylight training flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

27-Jul

WEST, JOHN ROBERT (522583) age: 27 RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ610 of No 512 Sqn, which flew into high ground whilst flying in cloud during a daylight training flight.  He is buried in Solihull Cemetery

27-Jul

PRICE, PETER MARCH (424518) age: 20 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP843 of No 609 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Tilly la Compagne.  He is buried in Ranville War Cemetery

27-Jul

BUCHANAN, JOHN DONALD (J/86932) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN494 'Z' of No 609 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Tilly la Compagne.  He is buried in Ranville War Cemetery

27-Jul

TURVEY, RONALD GEORGE(421645) age: 20 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM484 PG-H of No 619 Sqn, which came down near St-Loup on a raid against railway targets at Givors.  He is buried in Pornic War Cemetery

27-Jul

ROTHWELL, LEN (419608) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM484 PG-H of No 619 Sqn, which came down near St-Loup on a raid against railway targets at Givors.  He is buried in Pornic War Cemetery

27-Jul

PEARCE, JACK GORDON (R/190936) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM484 PG-H of No 619 Sqn, which came down near St-Loup on a raid against railway targets at Givors.  He is buried in Pornic War Cemetery

27-Jul

GILLIVER, JOSEPH HARRY (1577951) age: 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM484 PG-H of No 619 Sqn, which came down near St-Loup on a raid against railway targets at Givors.  He is buried in Pornic War Cemetery

27-Jul

GRAHAM, EDWARD (1595293) age: 36 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM484 PG-H of No 619 Sqn, which came down near St-Loup on a raid against railway targets at Givors.  He is buried in Pornic War Cemetery

27-Jul

THAIR, REGINALD JAMES (1850503) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM484 PG-H of No 619 Sqn, which came down near St-Loup on a raid against railway targets at Givors.  He is buried in Pornic War Cemetery

27-Jul

GALBRAITH, THOMAS FRANCIS (R/172370) age: 29 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM484 PG-H of No 619 Sqn, which came down near St-Loup on a raid against railway targets at Givors.  He is buried in Pornic War Cemetery

27-Jul

McKELL, HIRAM ARCHIBALD MCCORMICK (J/41843) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB346 PG-J borrowed from No 619 Sqn, which came down in flames near la Boissiere-sur-Evre on a raid against railway targets at Givors.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

27-Jul

BARKER, ANTHONY (1896771) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB346 PG-J borrowed from No 619 Sqn, which came down in flames near la Boissiere-sur-Evre on a raid against railway targets at Givors.  He is buried in La Boissiere-sur-Evre Communal Cemetery

27-Jul

COURTENAY, ERNEST JOHN (2220217) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB346 PG-J borrowed from No 619 Sqn, which came down in flames near la Boissiere-sur-Evre on a raid against railway targets at Givors.  He is buried in La Boissiere-sur-Evre Communal Cemetery

27-Jul

CRAVEN, ALFRED (1896929) age: 33 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB346 PG-J borrowed from No 619 Sqn, which came down in flames near la Boissiere-sur-Evre on a raid against railway targets at Givors.  He is buried in La Boissiere-sur-Evre Communal Cemetery

27-Jul

DEAN, ROBERT GEOFFREY (1459235) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB346 PG-J borrowed from No 619 Sqn, which came down in flames near la Boissiere-sur-Evre on a raid against railway targets at Givors.  He is buried in La Boissiere-sur-Evre Communal Cemetery

27-Jul

WILLIAMS, RICHARD ARTHUR (1621909) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB346 PG-J borrowed from No 619 Sqn, which came down in flames near la Boissiere-sur-Evre on a raid against railway targets at Givors.  He is buried in La Boissiere-sur-Evre Communal Cemetery

27-Jul

LITTLE, WILFRED ROBERT (R/169221) age: Unknown RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB346 PG-J borrowed from No 619 Sqn, which came down in flames near la Boissiere-sur-Evre on a raid against railway targets at Givors.  He is buried in La Boissiere-sur-Evre Communal Cemetery

27-Jul

McKECHNIE, DONALD NEIL (160193) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB346 PG-J borrowed from No 619 Sqn, which came down in flames near la Boissiere-sur-Evre on a raid against railway targets at Givors.  He is buried in La Boissiere-sur-Evre Communal Cemetery

27-Jul

CHRISTIE, JOHN (53421) age: 32 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ636 AZ-N of No 627 Sqn, which came down near Letra on a raid against railway targets at Givors.  He is buried in Letra Communal Cemetery

27-Jul

FLAHERTY, DENNIS KIERAN (155505) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ636 AZ-N of No 627 Sqn, which came down near Letra on a raid against railway targets at Givors.  He is buried in Letra Communal Cemetery

27-Jul

BAIN, AMBROSE(J/27507) age: 29 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND527 LE-O of No 630 Sqn, which came down near St-Ignat on a raid against railway targets at Givors.  He is buried in Clermont-Ferrand (Des Carmes-Dechaux) Communal Cemetery

27-Jul

LINDSAY, ALEXANDER (J/27428) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND527 LE-O of No 630 Sqn, which came down near St-Ignat on a raid against railway targets at Givors.  He is buried in Clermont-Ferrand (Des Carmes-Dechaux) Communal Cemetery

27-Jul

WILSON, HAROLD EARL (J/86677) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND527 LE-O of No 630 Sqn, which came down near St-Ignat on a raid against railway targets at Givors.  He is buried in Clermont-Ferrand (Des Carmes-Dechaux) Communal Cemetery

27-Jul

GUTCHER, JOHN REGINALD CECIL (J/92128) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND527 LE-O of No 630 Sqn, which came down near St-Ignat on a raid against railway targets at Givors.  He is buried in Clermont-Ferrand (Des Carmes-Dechaux) Communal Cemetery

27-Jul

ARNOLD, FREDERICK ROBERT (1861330) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND527 LE-O of No 630 Sqn, which came down near St-Ignat on a raid against railway targets at Givors.  He is buried in Clermont-Ferrand (Des Carmes-Dechaux) Communal Cemetery

27-Jul

FONTAINE, DAVID JACK ERVIN (1575665) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND527 LE-O of No 630 Sqn, which came down near St-Ignat on a raid against railway targets at Givors.  He is buried in Clermont-Ferrand (Des Carmes-Dechaux) Communal Cemetery

27-Jul

GILLIATT, PERCY ARTHUR (1457266) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND527 LE-O of No 630 Sqn, which came down near St-Ignat on a raid against railway targets at Givors.  He is buried in Clermont-Ferrand (Des Carmes-Dechaux) Communal Cemetery

27-Jul

HOSKINS, HENRY WILLIAM (145781) age: 27 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst serving with No 2556 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Biguglia War Cemetery

27-Jul

OXBOROUGH, GEORGE ALFRED (1530522) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2890 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, however his death was registered at Hastings.  He is buried in Cleethorpes Cemetery

27-Jul

SHAW, DAVID (426061) age: 22 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIC, JL776 of No 132 OTU, which flew into a sand dune after flying below the safety height on Dirleton Ranges.  He is buried in Haddington (St Martin's) New Burial Ground

27-Jul

WEBB, JOHN GIBSON (4213414) age: 20 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIC, JL776 of No 132 OTU, which flew into a sand dune after flying below the safety height on Dirleton Ranges.  He is buried in Haddington (St Martin's) New Burial Ground

27-Jul

LAPSLEY, PETER ROWLAND CHALLEN (1474375) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt I, FL767 of No 1670 CU, which caught fire in the air and dived into the ground near Yelahanka.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

27-Jul

PRESTON, DAWSON CAMPBELL (181280) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV910 of No 1675 HCU, which was involved in a taxying accident at Lydda.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

27-Jul

PORTER, ANDREW GILFILLAN (1567732) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV910 of No 1675 HCU, which was involved in a taxying accident at Lydda.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

27-Jul

HEATON, JOHN KENNETH (163011) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV910 of No 1675 HCU, which was involved in a taxying accident at Lydda.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

27-Jul

MUSGRAVE, FRANK (2202304) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV910 of No 1675 HCU, which was involved in a taxying accident at Lydda.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

27-Jul

FOSTER, HUGH ALLEN (650810) age: 22 RAF

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV910 of No 1675 HCU, which was involved in a taxying accident at Lydda.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

27-Jul

PRATT, EDWARD THOMAS (1802829) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV910 of No 1675 HCU, which was involved in a taxying accident at Lydda.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

27-Jul

GREIG, HARRY LAWRENCE(1395500) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG826 'R' of No 31 SAAF, which came down in the Adriatic Sea on its return from a raid to  Ploesti.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

27-Jul

SHEPHERD, FRANCIS WILLIAM (139477) age: 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG826 'R' of No 31 SAAF, which came down in the Adriatic Sea on its return from a raid to  Ploesti.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

27-Jul

ADAMS, LEWIS (1210327) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG826 'R' of No 31 SAAF, which came down in the Adriatic Sea on its return from a raid to  Ploesti.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

27-Jul

FORGHAM, GEOFFREY THOMAS (1389783) age: 18 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 409 RSU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ranville War Cemetery

27-Jul

BREADNER, JOHN ARNOLD (536800) age: 29 RAF

Sgt

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 409 RSU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ranville War Cemetery

27-Jul

SKELTON, WILLIAM HUGH (J/28994) age: 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, LF327 of No 41 OTU, which collided with Hurricane, PG536 of No 83 OTU near Peplow during a training flight.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

27-Jul

GILMOUR, SAMUEL (1374415) age: 36 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in C-47A, 42-93038 of the 441 TCG, USAAF, which crashed into a cliff South of Portpatrick in fog after taking-off from RAF Filton whilst en-route from France to Prestwick.  He had 'hitched' a ride on the aircraft to go on leave.  He is buried in Kilwinning Cemetery

27-Jul

MARTIN, ROSWELL HOWARD TOURLE (427444) age: 19 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V6793 of No 5 (P) AFU, which dived into high ground after control was lost in cloud.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

27-Jul

SORBY, JOHN (1526985) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 7 SoTT, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

27-Jul

MORRISON, HEW (127904) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, PG536 of No 83 OTU, which collided with Hurricane, LF327 of No 41 OTU near Peplow during a training flight.  He is buried in Faslane Cemetery

27-Jul

AZIZ REZZA (6784) 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 Nicosia War Cemetery

27-Jul

THOMAS, WILLIAM (1420731) age: 39 RAFVR

LAC

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

28-Jul

CAMPEAU, JOSEPH ALPHONSE CARMEN (J/25211) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF186 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a mine-laying sortie off the Greek coast.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

28-Jul

ZIMMERMAN, MAURICE DIER (J/22879) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF186 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a mine-laying sortie off the Greek coast.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

28-Jul

OTTON, ALLEN GEORGE (535348) age: 26 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF186 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a mine-laying sortie off the Greek coast.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

28-Jul

PLATT, GEORGE EDWARD (1388228) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF186 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a mine-laying sortie off the Greek coast.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

28-Jul

LEWIS, CYRIL NORMAN (1577694) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF186 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a mine-laying sortie off the Greek coast.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

28-Jul

MEAKIN, FREDERICK (123140) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 54 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Adelaide River War Cemetery

28-Jul

WINTER, RUSSELL HARRY (169680) age: 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ340 EY-X of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Ramskapelle during a raid against storage dumps in the Foret-de-Nieppe.  He is buried in St Joris Communal Cemetery

28-Jul

HOFFMAN, WILLIAM GLADSTONE(J/26779) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ340 EY-X of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Ramskapelle during a raid against storage dumps in the Foret-de-Nieppe.  He is buried in St Joris Communal Cemetery

28-Jul

HODGSON, JOHN (984920) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM462 SR-V2 of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Rebrechien during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rebrechien Communal Cemetery

28-Jul

SMITH, CLIFFORD ERNEST (1542938) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM462 SR-V2 of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Rebrechien during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rebrechien Communal Cemetery

28-Jul

HYLAND, PETER JOSEPH (177687) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM462 SR-V2 of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Rebrechien during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rebrechien Communal Cemetery

28-Jul

TUURIE, ALBERT WILLIAM (J/95438) age: 30 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM462 SR-V2 of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Rebrechien during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rebrechien Communal Cemetery

28-Jul

BROWN, ERIC RONALD (1318339) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM462 SR-V2 of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Rebrechien during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rebrechien Communal Cemetery

28-Jul

CRANE, THOMAS (1532034) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM462 SR-V2 of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Rebrechien during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rebrechien Communal Cemetery

28-Jul

ENGELHARDT, WOLF HERMAN (1895899) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM462 SR-V2 of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Rebrechien during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rebrechien Communal Cemetery

28-Jul

MOORE, JOHN THOMAS VICTOR (1582062) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM462 SR-V2 of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Rebrechien during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rebrechien Communal Cemetery

28-Jul

CRAWLEY, GORDON JOSEPH (1804685) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP196 of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Bucharest.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery

28-Jul

TURNER, ROBERT (1684418) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP196 of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Bucharest.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery

28-Jul

PRICE, EDGAR LESLIE(549379) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP196 of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Bucharest.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery

28-Jul

WILKINSON, BERT FREDERICK WILLIAM (1604691) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP196 of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Bucharest.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery

28-Jul

KIRKBY, GEORGE(1520933) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP196 of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Bucharest.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery

28-Jul

LOUW, PETRIES JOHANNES STEINKAMP (115437V) age: Unknown SAAF

Capt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MH321 of No 242 Sqn, which  dived into the sea whist on a patrol.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

28-Jul

WHYATT, CHARLES ALEXANDER DFC(127154) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE255 of No 252 Sqn, which was shot down flak from a convoy it was attacking near Suda Bay.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

28-Jul

BARRETT, RAYMOND ANDREW (1391772) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE255 of No 252 Sqn, which was shot down flak from a convoy it was attacking near Suda Bay.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

28-Jul

FORRESTER, IAN HUGH (160153) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN361 of No 266 Sqn, which crashed near Bayeux following an engine failure.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

28-Jul

PICKARD, DAVID (139528) age: Unknown RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1400 of No 297 Sqn, which crashed near the French coast on its return from an operation over France.  He is buried in Muneville-sur-Mer Churchyard

28-Jul

BRAYBROOK, FULKHENRY ARTHUR (1585560) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1400 of No 297 Sqn, which crashed near the French coast on its return from an operation over France.  He is buried in Muneville-sur-Mer Churchyard

28-Jul

EMBLEM, LAWRENCE DENIS (43011) age: Unknown RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1400 of No 297 Sqn, which crashed near the French coast on its return from an operation over France.  He is buried in Muneville-sur-Mer Churchyard

28-Jul

McKIGGAN, ANGUS ALEXANDER (J/23376) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XI, PL829 of No 400 Sqn, which crashed near Odiham following a fire in the air.  He is buried in Wrexham Cemetery

28-Jul

CLIFFORD, JOHN THOMAS (52615) age: 28 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, EN522 'F' of No 611 Sqn, which was lost on a Rhubarb to Pontivy.  He is buried in Reguiny Communal Cemetery

28-Jul

OLIVER, JOSEPH GEORGE(119921) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS987 of No 613 Sqn, which stalled and hit the ground on a range nr Mundesley in Norfolk.  He is buried in Lambeth Cemetery

28-Jul

BAKER, ALAN JAMES (120075) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS987 of No 613 Sqn, which stalled and hit the ground on a range nr Mundesley in Norfolk.  He is buried in Richmond Cemetery, Surrey

28-Jul

SHORTLAND, LEONARD DANIEL (533167) age: 33 RAF

Sgt

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 1 CMU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

28-Jul

DUMBLETON, FRANK LOUIS (177685) age: 31 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, HP311 of No 10 AGS, which flew into Stoneside Hill near Millom whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Havelock Cemetery

28-Jul

HOCKING, JAMES WALLACE(429321) age: 21 RAAF

Plt Off

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Stirling III, LJ451 QQ-C of No 1651 HCU, which crashed near Benick in Cambridgeshire following multiple engine failures and fires during a night cross-country.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

28-Jul

BOBITKO, Michal(?) age: 26 PAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth , ?  of No 24 (P) EFTS, which Died from Injuries received in Aircraft Accident in R.A.F. Hospital, Halton.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

28-Jul

EVANS, STEPHEN BRENCLEY (1417582) age: 50 RAFVR

WO

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 4854 Quarrying Flt, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

28-Jul

FLASKETT, ERNEST (611153) age: Unknown RAF

Cpl

He had been serving with No 512 AMES but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Liang, Ambon.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

28-Jul

FEASEY, RONALD GRAHAM HENRY (1586699) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP250 of No 77 OTU, which came down in the sea during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

28-Jul

GATER, ARTHUR (1580606) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP250 of No 77 OTU, which came down in the sea during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

28-Jul

HISCOCK, JAMES AUGUSTUS (1350563) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP250 of No 77 OTU, which came down in the sea during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

28-Jul

HODGSON, EDWARD (1474293) age: 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP250 of No 77 OTU, which came down in the sea during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

28-Jul

LIM, MAURICE RAYMOND (1291377) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP250 of No 77 OTU, which came down in the sea during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

28-Jul

BYERLEY, CHRISTIAN SHERLEY WILLIAM (710295) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

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

28-Jul

PILLING, HAROLD KENNETH (KEN) (1620312) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

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

28-Jul

KNIGHT, RONALD WILLIAM (1324630) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

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

28-Jul

HADFIELD, BERNARD FREDERICK (1600978) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

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

28-Jul

STATHAM, HARRY (1819618) age: 19 RAFVR

AC1

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

28-Jul

FORBES, HARRY (1877391) age: 19 RAFVR

AC2

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

28-Jul

REVILL, WILLIAM (293630) age: 43 RAF

Sgt

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Winstone (St Bartholomew) Churchyard

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