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Casualties - 30 - 31 July 1944


30-Jul

TATE, GODFREY (574580) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MJ422 of No 1 Sqn, which he abandoned over the Channel following an engine failure but he was not found.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

DAVIES, DONALD LESLIE(157062) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

Serving as a member of a 55 Base test crew, he was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM284 of No 57 Sqn, which was probably lost over the Wash during a air test from East Kirkby.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

ALLISON, ARTHUR HAYES (1672238) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

Serving as a member of a 55 Base test crew, he was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM284 of No 57 Sqn, which was probably lost over the Wash during a air test from East Kirkby.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

HUNT, BASIL OLIVER (176483) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

Serving as a member of a 55 Base test crew, he was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM284 of No 57 Sqn, which was probably lost over the Wash during a air test from East Kirkby.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

SCUFFINS, GORDON JOHN (177641) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

Serving as a member of a 55 Base test crew, he was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM284 of No 57 Sqn, which was probably lost over the Wash during a air test from East Kirkby.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

LOGAN, FREDERICK WILLIS (J/88514) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

Serving as a member of a 55 Base test crew, he was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM284 of No 57 Sqn, which was probably lost over the Wash during a air test from East Kirkby.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

GIDMAN, CYRIL (1464954) age: 35 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

Serving as a member of a 55 Base test crew, he was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM284 of No 57 Sqn, which was probably lost over the Wash during a air test from East Kirkby.  He is buried in Newmarket Cemetery

30-Jul

FALKINER, PHILIP (425140) age: 21 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK558 AA-D of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against enemy strong points at Amaye in Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

NAIRNE, COLIN GEORGE(42117) age: 22 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK558 AA-D of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against enemy strong points at Amaye in Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

PERRY, LYNDON CLIFFORD (428925) age: 21 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK558 AA-D of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against enemy strong points at Amaye in Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

SMITH, RAYMOND CHARLES (1235250) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK558 AA-D of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against enemy strong points at Amaye in Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

STANNARD, ALFRED RICHARD (1338510) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK558 AA-D of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against enemy strong points at Amaye in Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

WOODFORD, STANLEY ALFRED GEORGE(922095) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK558 AA-D of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against enemy strong points at Amaye in Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

KIDBY, DENNIS ALFRED (1391158) age: 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK558 AA-D of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against enemy strong points at Amaye in Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

BLACK, JAMES DALLAS (135142) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, MM557 of No 96 Sqn, which he abandoned near Boulogne during a night patrol, but he did not survive.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

FOX, LESLIE WILLIAM (1285449) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, MM557 of No 96 Sqn, which he abandoned near Boulogne during a night patrol, but he did not survive.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

MITCHELL, JOHN SANDIFORD (544389) age: 24 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE121 OF-E of No 97 Sqn, which was abandoned near St-Lo when an engine fire spread to the wing during a raid against enemy strong points at Cahagnes in Normandy, he did not survive.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

30-Jul

LENOX, LEONARD ALFRED (1468946) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE121 OF-E of No 97 Sqn, which was abandoned near St-Lo when an engine fire spread to the wing during a raid against enemy strong points at Cahagnes in Normandy, he did not survive.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

30-Jul

GLASBY, HARVEY (414785) age: 23 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE121 OF-E of No 97 Sqn, which was abandoned near St-Lo when an engine fire spread to the wing during a raid against enemy strong points at Cahagnes in Normandy, he did not survive.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

30-Jul

HOWELLS, GERWYN EVAN WILLIAM (160514) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE121 OF-E of No 97 Sqn, which was abandoned near St-Lo when an engine fire spread to the wing during a raid against enemy strong points at Cahagnes in Normandy, he did not survive.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

OLDHAM, JAMES WOLSTENHOLME(155566) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE121 OF-E of No 97 Sqn, which was abandoned near St-Lo when an engine fire spread to the wing during a raid against enemy strong points at Cahagnes in Normandy, he did not survive.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

BAKER, HUGH ANTHONY BALLANTINE(116391) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE121 OF-E of No 97 Sqn, which was abandoned near St-Lo when an engine fire spread to the wing during a raid against enemy strong points at Cahagnes in Normandy, he did not survive.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

MATTHEWS, CHARLES HADLAND (1035560) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA503 DY-U of No 102 Sqn, which crashed after hitting trees near Blockley, Gloucestershire on its return from a raid against enemy strong points in Normandy.  He is buried in Mold Cemetery

30-Jul

NIELSEN, MURRAY WILTON (26423) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA503 DY-U of No 102 Sqn, which crashed after hitting trees near Blockley, Gloucestershire on its return from a raid against enemy strong points in Normandy.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

30-Jul

RIDDLE, HENRY ROBERT (426058) age: 21 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA503 DY-U of No 102 Sqn, which crashed after hitting trees near Blockley, Gloucestershire on its return from a raid against enemy strong points in Normandy.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

30-Jul

HULME, JAMES EVAN McKENZIE(42579) age: 24 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA503 DY-U of No 102 Sqn, which crashed after hitting trees near Blockley, Gloucestershire on its return from a raid against enemy strong points in Normandy.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

30-Jul

JARRATT, LESTER PAUL (426998) age: 26 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA503 DY-U of No 102 Sqn, which crashed after hitting trees near Blockley, Gloucestershire on its return from a raid against enemy strong points in Normandy.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

30-Jul

HERBERT, GEORGE ALAN (2211697) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA503 DY-U of No 102 Sqn, which crashed after hitting trees near Blockley, Gloucestershire on its return from a raid against enemy strong points in Normandy.  He is buried in Warrington Cemetery

30-Jul

BOOKER, FRANK LOUIS (1627930) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA503 DY-U of No 102 Sqn, which crashed after hitting trees near Blockley, Gloucestershire on its return from a raid against enemy strong points in Normandy.  He is buried in Wymering (SS Peter and Paul) Churchyard

30-Jul

REID, HARRY (J/28851) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB304 ZN-S of No 106 Sqn, which dived into the ground from cloud at Pendleton near Manchester on its return from a raid against enemy strong points at Cahagnes in Normandy.  He is buried in Kirkwall (St Olaf's) Cemetery

30-Jul

DAVENPORT, JOHN BRUCE THORNLEY (515421) age: 30 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB304 ZN-S of No 106 Sqn, which dived into the ground from cloud at Pendleton near Manchester on its return from a raid against enemy strong points at Cahagnes in Normandy.  He is buried in Sedgley (All Saints) Churchyard West Extension

30-Jul

STEEL, JOHN HARVEY (153263) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB304 ZN-S of No 106 Sqn, which dived into the ground from cloud at Pendleton near Manchester on its return from a raid against enemy strong points at Cahagnes in Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

LINES, PETER (112751) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB304 ZN-S of No 106 Sqn, which dived into the ground from cloud at Pendleton near Manchester on its return from a raid against enemy strong points at Cahagnes in Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

BARNES, RAYMOND (542608) age: 25 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB304 ZN-S of No 106 Sqn, which dived into the ground from cloud at Pendleton near Manchester on its return from a raid against enemy strong points at Cahagnes in Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

YOUNG, ARTHUR WILMOT (1337510) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB304 ZN-S of No 106 Sqn, which dived into the ground from cloud at Pendleton near Manchester on its return from a raid against enemy strong points at Cahagnes in Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

SINGH, MOHNA (1324569) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB304 ZN-S of No 106 Sqn, which dived into the ground from cloud at Pendleton near Manchester on its return from a raid against enemy strong points at Cahagnes in Normandy.  He was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium

30-Jul

FISHER, ERIC THOMAS (172728) age: 30 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB130 KO-A of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against enemy strong points at Amaye in Normandy.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

30-Jul

CAREY, ROBERT WILLIAM BURDELL (J/90931) age: 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB130 KO-A of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against enemy strong points at Amaye in Normandy.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

30-Jul

CONLY, WILLIAM MORROW (J/90932) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB130 KO-A of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against enemy strong points at Amaye in Normandy.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

30-Jul

IMRIE, GEORGE JOHN (J/95163) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB130 KO-A of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against enemy strong points at Amaye in Normandy.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

30-Jul

LONIE, JACK MAURICE(J/95164) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB130 KO-A of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against enemy strong points at Amaye in Normandy.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

30-Jul

THOMPSON, CLIFFORD ARNOLD (J/88046) age: 26 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB130 KO-A of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against enemy strong points at Amaye in Normandy.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

30-Jul

MONEY, EDWARD THOMAS (1867911) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB130 KO-A of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against enemy strong points at Amaye in Normandy.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

30-Jul

BYRNE, JOHN CLIFFORD (137167) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG461 of No 117 Sqn, which was shot down by Japanese fighters near Myitkina during a sortie to Mogaung.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

30-Jul

SMITH, REGINALD SHIRLEY (J/8656) age: Unknown RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG461 of No 117 Sqn, which was shot down by Japanese fighters near Myitkina during a sortie to Mogaung.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

30-Jul

McIVER, HARRY (967573) age: 27 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG461 of No 117 Sqn, which was shot down by Japanese fighters near Myitkina during a sortie to Mogaung.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

30-Jul

PARKER, EDWARD JAMES (1165708) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG461 of No 117 Sqn, which was shot down by Japanese fighters near Myitkina during a sortie to Mogaung.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

30-Jul

BAGGS, FRANCIS HENRY (406038) age: 25 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG537 of No 117 Sqn, which was shot down by Japanese fighters near Myitkina during a sortie to Mogaung.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

30-Jul

McCARTNEY, THOMAS STEPHENS (402801) age: 30 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG537 of No 117 Sqn, which was shot down by Japanese fighters near Myitkina during a sortie to Mogaung.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

30-Jul

O'REILLY, BRIAN GERRARD LEVINS (47367) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG537 of No 117 Sqn, which was shot down by Japanese fighters near Myitkina during a sortie to Mogaung.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

30-Jul

YOUNG, HUGH CRAWFORD (186542) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG537 of No 117 Sqn, which was shot down by Japanese fighters near Myitkina during a sortie to Mogaung.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

30-Jul

CLIFFORD, PETER WILLIAM (150370) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP239 of No 148 Sqn, which was abandoned off Corsica following and engine failure on its return from a supply drop over Northern Italy.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

30-Jul

MACKNEY, JOHN REGINALD (145391) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP239 of No 148 Sqn, which was abandoned off Corsica following and engine failure on its return from a supply drop over Northern Italy.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

30-Jul

JOYCE, ALAN FRANCIS (417848) age: 25 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP239 of No 148 Sqn, which was abandoned off Corsica following and engine failure on its return from a supply drop over Northern Italy.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

30-Jul

HUMPHREY, JOHN BROWN (991460) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP239 of No 148 Sqn, which was abandoned off Corsica following and engine failure on its return from a supply drop over Northern Italy.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

30-Jul

McCORMICK, ROBERT WILLIAM (1494970) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP239 of No 148 Sqn, which was abandoned off Corsica following and engine failure on its return from a supply drop over Northern Italy.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

30-Jul

POCOCK, RONALD JAMES (1608024) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP239 of No 148 Sqn, which was abandoned off Corsica following and engine failure on its return from a supply drop over Northern Italy.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

30-Jul

SUCH, LIONEL HARRY (139279) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF449 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

ASHWORTH, ARTHUR WILLIAM (1474279) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF449 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

CULL, EDWIN LOUIS (1298614) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF449 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

HEWLETT, JOHN MARTIN (1324508) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF449 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

BARRETT, FREDERICK GEORGE(1313413) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF449 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

HOPLEY, KENNETH MARTIN (1334657) age: 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, DN267 'P' of No 175 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Aunay-sur-Odon.  He is buried in Tilly-sur-Seulles War Cemetery

30-Jul

LAFLAMME, HENRY MATHIAS (J/15983) age: 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP495 of No 184 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Aunay-sur-Odon.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

30-Jul

CARCOPINA, J () age: 

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, PL216 'Z' of No 329 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Falaise after being hit by flak over Livart during a sweep to Evreux.  He is buried in

30-Jul

DEBU, E FFAF () age: 

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ358 'N' of No 342 Sqn, which came down near Thury Harcourt during an intruder sortie.  He is buried in

30-Jul

ROCHETTE, R FFAF () age: 

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ358 'N' of No 342 Sqn, which came down near Thury Harcourt during an intruder sortie.  He is buried in

30-Jul

BRABANT, M FFAF () age: 

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ358 'N' of No 342 Sqn, which came down near Thury Harcourt during an intruder sortie.  He is buried in

30-Jul

GIBERT, R FFAF () age: 

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ358 'N' of No 342 Sqn, which came down near Thury Harcourt during an intruder sortie.  He is buried in

30-Jul

CUSACK, CHARLES (55957) age: 22 RAF

Plt Off

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Halifax III, NA528 PT-G of No 420 Sqn, which made an emergency landing at White Waltham on its raid against enemy strong points at Amaye in Normandy and crashed into a railway cutting.  The aircraft was destroyed when a hung up bomb exploded.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

30-Jul

LIPPERT, JOHN WILLIAM (J/27245) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN793 'Z' of No 440 Sqn, which was shot down near Grainville.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

30-Jul

SPEDDING, EDWARD (149334) age: 36 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, MM467 of No 488 Sqn, which was hit by Allied AA fire whilst chasing a Fw 190 during a beachhead patrol.  He is buried in St Remy Churchyard

30-Jul

BUNTING, EDWARD NIGEL (60523) age: 27 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, MM467 of No 488 Sqn, which was hit by Allied AA fire whilst chasing a Fw 190 during a beachhead patrol.  He is buried in St Remy Churchyard

30-Jul

CARR, FRANCIS (148458) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NT135 'U' of No 487 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie over Normandy.  He is buried in Bursard Churchyard

30-Jul

CLARK, ROBERT HENRY (116119) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NT135 'U' of No 487 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie over Normandy.  He is buried in Bursard Churchyard

30-Jul

LARNACH, FRANCIS MAGNUS (425319) age: 33 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE745 'P' of No 489 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during an anti shipping sortie of Southern Norway.  He is buried in Grimstad Cemetery

30-Jul

TUCK, WILLIAM ROBERT (413516) age: 22 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE745 'P' of No 489 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during an anti shipping sortie of Southern Norway.  He is buried in Kviberg Cemetery

30-Jul

BONELL, WILLIAM STEWART (J/24522) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL733 JI-S of No 514 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against enemy strong points at Caen in Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

CHITTY, WALTER EVAN (410039) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL733 JI-S of No 514 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against enemy strong points at Caen in Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

JENNER, EDWARD WILLIAM (1811733) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL733 JI-S of No 514 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against enemy strong points at Caen in Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

RICHARDSON, JOHN EDWARD (1485703) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL733 JI-S of No 514 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against enemy strong points at Caen in Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

WELLS, GEORE CHARLES (1334325) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL733 JI-S of No 514 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against enemy strong points at Caen in Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

GUY, CHARLES MATHIESON (1820355) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL733 JI-S of No 514 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against enemy strong points at Caen in Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

DING, LESLIE ARTHUR (1380408) age: 31 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL733 JI-S of No 514 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against enemy strong points at Caen in Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

RICHARDSON, PETER (1033672) age: 23 RAFVR

Cpl

He had been serving with No 603 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma

30-Jul

HUTCHINSON, SYDNEY (1354947) age: 44 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst serving with No 2792 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, however his death was registered at Eastbourne.  He is buried in Nottingham Northern Cemetery

30-Jul

HARRIS, FREDERICK JAMES DENNIS () age:  ATC

Cdt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ375 of No 11 OTU, which crashed near Charndon following the failure of the starboard wing.  He is buried in

30-Jul

BROWN, SIDNEY DFM(1211203) age: 37 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ375 of No 11 OTU, which crashed near Charndon following the failure of the starboard wing.  He is buried in Leicester (Welford Road) Cemetery

30-Jul

ANKERS, RONALD THOMAS (2210700) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ375 of No 11 OTU, which crashed near Charndon following the failure of the starboard wing.  He is buried in Manchester (Philips Park) Cemetery

30-Jul

ASPIN, THOMAS (3041184) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ375 of No 11 OTU, which crashed near Charndon following the failure of the starboard wing.  He is buried in Newbiggin (St Bartholomew) Churchyard

30-Jul

ANGUS, IAN MACKENZIE(429413) age: 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ375 of No 11 OTU, which crashed near Charndon following the failure of the starboard wing.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

30-Jul

NEWBEY, NORMAN LINDSAY (427015) age: 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ375 of No 11 OTU, which crashed near Charndon following the failure of the starboard wing.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

30-Jul

TAYLOR, RICHARD JOHN (163727) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ375 of No 11 OTU, which crashed near Charndon following the failure of the starboard wing.  He is buried in Plymouth (Weston Mill) Cemetery

30-Jul

MACADAM, LAWRENCE EDWARD (141102) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, HZ375 of No 11 OTU, which crashed near Charndon following the failure of the starboard wing.  He is buried in Southport (Birkdale) Roman Catholic Cemetery

30-Jul

SIMSIC, FRANC (718544) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC2

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 144 MU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

30-Jul

SKIDMORE, NORMAN LESLIE (1684303) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB261 of No 1656 HCU, which crashed near Hatfield Woodhouse whilst carrying out night circuit practice at Lindholme in misty conditions.  He is buried in Carnoustie (Shanwell) Cemetery

30-Jul

NEESON, ROBERT JOHN (1325312) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB261 of No 1656 HCU, which crashed near Hatfield Woodhouse whilst carrying out night circuit practice at Lindholme in misty conditions.  He is buried in Glasgow (Lambhill) Cemetery

30-Jul

McCARTHY, GEORGE FRANCIS PETER (1893589) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB261 of No 1656 HCU, which crashed near Hatfield Woodhouse whilst carrying out night circuit practice at Lindholme in misty conditions.  He is buried in Hatfield (Woodhouse) Cemetery

30-Jul

JONES, HAROLD (1397694) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB261 of No 1656 HCU, which crashed near Hatfield Woodhouse whilst carrying out night circuit practice at Lindholme in misty conditions.  He is buried in Holyhead (Maeshyfryd) Burial Board Cemetery

30-Jul

COLLINS, GILSON EDMUND (177516) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB261 of No 1656 HCU, which crashed near Hatfield Woodhouse whilst carrying out night circuit practice at Lindholme in misty conditions.  He is buried in Reigate (Redstone) Cemetery

30-Jul

BELANGER, JEAN JOSEPH DONNELLY (J/35867) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN869 of No 22 OTU, which crashed into a wood near the airfield at Stratford following an engine fire on the approach.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery

30-Jul

CUZNER, ROSS LLOYD (J/38340) age: 19 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN869 of No 22 OTU, which crashed into a wood near the airfield at Stratford following an engine fire on the approach.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery

30-Jul

DAUPLAIS, JOSEPH ADOLPHE MAURICE(R/184493) age: 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN869 of No 22 OTU, which crashed into a wood near the airfield at Stratford following an engine fire on the approach.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery

30-Jul

MARTIN, JOSEPH MARCISSE ORVAL (R/200158) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN869 of No 22 OTU, which crashed into a wood near the airfield at Stratford following an engine fire on the approach.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery

30-Jul

MOREAU, JOSEPH LAURENT (P/2508) age: 24 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN869 of No 22 OTU, which crashed into a wood near the airfield at Stratford following an engine fire on the approach.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery

30-Jul

BOLGER, RAY KETHEL (430243) age: 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP437 of No 27 OTU, which stalled and crashed in the circuit at Lichfield on its return from a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

30-Jul

NORMYLE, JOHN HILARY (432627) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP437 of No 27 OTU, which stalled and crashed in the circuit at Lichfield on its return from a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

30-Jul

STEPHENS, FREDERICK LUCKMAN (424927) age: 32 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP437 of No 27 OTU, which stalled and crashed in the circuit at Lichfield on its return from a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

30-Jul

BEATSON, EARL HUME(435557) age: 22 RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP437 of No 27 OTU, which stalled and crashed in the circuit at Lichfield on its return from a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

30-Jul

SMYTH, HUGH ALEXANDER (44993) age: 25 RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP437 of No 27 OTU, which stalled and crashed in the circuit at Lichfield on its return from a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

30-Jul

MANNERS, JACK JAMES (436249) age: 24 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP437 of No 28 OTU, which stalled and crashed in the circuit at Lichfield on its return from a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

30-Jul

HITCHEN, JOHN HENRY STEWART (654441) age: 30 RAF

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 3 CMU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

30-Jul

CECIL, MERVYN LESLIE DFC(406517) age: 24 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Proctor III, LZ753 of No 3 TAF, which crashed at Silchar in Bengal after hitting telegraph wires whist circling a pontoon bridge.  Col P A Tucker, his passenger was also killed.  He is buried in Gauhati War Cemetery

30-Jul

WALSH, JOHN SHERWOOD (J/35613) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FX934 of No 3 TEU, which crashed on take-off following an engine failure.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

30-Jul

DE BOSSCHER, FELIX MARIE JOSEPH (1390738) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, LD344 of No 4 IAF Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing at Tumbru after running out of fuel.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

30-Jul

COLLINS, PHILIP LOUIS (170719) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN913 of No 76 OTU, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

30-Jul

JOHNSON, JOHN ALFRED (1540657) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN913 of No 76 OTU, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

30-Jul

MOULDEN, HARRY HILARY (1576390) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN913 of No 76 OTU, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

30-Jul

McMILLAN, JOSEPH (625706) age: 26 RAF

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN913 of No 76 OTU, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

30-Jul

POULTON, ROBERT JOHN (1605454) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN913 of No 76 OTU, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

30-Jul

CHANDLER, CHARLES ARTHUR (175871) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN913 of No 76 OTU, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

30-Jul

MATON, JOHN ROBERT (1509852) age: 23 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst serving with No 79 OTU but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery

30-Jul

MICHALAK, Ignacy(P.?) age:  PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst serving with the Centrum Wyszkolenia Ziemnego Training Centre .  He is buried in Polish Field of Honour Cemetery, Lommel, Belgium

30-Jul

ELMER, GRANT (J/24285) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was serving with in the Middle East and died from injuries sustained when he fell from the roof of a building.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

30-Jul

KOTEWICZ, Ignacy() age:  PAF

 

He was killed/died whilst serving at P.S.P., but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Polish Field of Honour Cemetery, Lommel, Belgium

30-Jul

WONG CHEW INN (785889) age: Unknown RAF

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in  of No STC, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore (Unmaintainable Graves) Memorial

30-Jul

JOHNSON, WILLIAM (841275) age: 42 AuxAF

AC1

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 Charlton Cemetery, Greenwich

30-Jul

ROBERTS, ERNEST REGINALD VICTOR (134578) age: 35 RAFVR

Fg Off

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 Llantwitfardre (St Illtyd) Churchyard

31-Jul

WORNER, CHARLES EDWARD MICHAEL (173802) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM453 WS-E of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Puisieulx during a raid against V-1 storage facilities at Rilly-la-Montage.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

31-Jul

PHILLIPS, WILLIAM DAVID (1420250) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM453 WS-E of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Puisieulx during a raid against V-1 storage facilities at Rilly-la-Montage.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

31-Jul

McKINNEY, ROBERT FRANCIS (J/89964) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM453 WS-E of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Puisieulx during a raid against V-1 storage facilities at Rilly-la-Montage.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

31-Jul

PEACORE, THOMAS JAMES (J/89264) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM453 WS-E of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Puisieulx during a raid against V-1 storage facilities at Rilly-la-Montage.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

31-Jul

ANDERSON, JOHN STODART (1823158) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM453 WS-E of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Puisieulx during a raid against V-1 storage facilities at Rilly-la-Montage.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

31-Jul

KERFOOT, JOHN (1490317) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM453 WS-E of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Puisieulx during a raid against V-1 storage facilities at Rilly-la-Montage.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

31-Jul

MOSELEY, WILLIAM EDWARD (2204952) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM453 WS-E of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Puisieulx during a raid against V-1 storage facilities at Rilly-la-Montage.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

31-Jul

GARRETT, JOHN ALFRED (153314) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS935 of No 21 Sqn, which was lost whilst attacking a train in the Seine area.  He is buried in Morgny-la-Pommeraye Churchyard

31-Jul

PORTER, OWEN WELLS (146316) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS935 of No 21 Sqn, which was lost whilst attacking a train in the Seine area.  He is buried in Morgny-la-Pommeraye Churchyard

31-Jul

CAINES, JOHN ANTHONY DRAYSON (153025) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW306 of No 53 Sqn, which flew into the sea off Trevose Head.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Jul

MORGAN, JAMES (133967) age: 32 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW306 of No 53 Sqn, which flew into the sea off Trevose Head.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Jul

INGHAM, JOSEPH (641152) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW306 of No 53 Sqn, which flew into the sea off Trevose Head.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Jul

FAIRCLOUGH, LESLIE(1129533) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW306 of No 53 Sqn, which flew into the sea off Trevose Head.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Jul

CLARKE, RICHARD TOWERS (51703) age: 21 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND954 DX-Q of No 57 Sqn, which was lost during a raid against railway targets at Joiny-la-Roche.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

31-Jul

SPENCER, JAMES BASIL PERCY (171853) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND954 DX-Q of No 57 Sqn, which was lost during a raid against railway targets at Joiny-la-Roche.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

31-Jul

GORDGE, HENRY (1321812) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND954 DX-Q of No 57 Sqn, which was lost during a raid against railway targets at Joiny-la-Roche.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

31-Jul

ANDERSON, EDMUND DAWSON (1591979) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND954 DX-Q of No 57 Sqn, which was lost during a raid against railway targets at Joiny-la-Roche.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

31-Jul

WEST, WILLIAM GEORGE EDWIN (1868545) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND954 DX-Q of No 57 Sqn, which was lost during a raid against railway targets at Joiny-la-Roche.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

31-Jul

SCHADE, PATRICK ALFRED (147354) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, RM654 of No 91 Sqn, which collided with Tempest V, EJ586 of No 486 Sqn near Bexhill during a Diver (anti V-1) patrol.  He is buried in Hillingdon and Uxbridge Cemetery

31-Jul

BESTWICK, WALTER EDWARD (972867) age: 25 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 99 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

31-Jul

COPELAND, GEORGE LEWIS (622353) age: 23 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM585 HW-S of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Haverskerque during a raid against V-1 storage facilities at Foret-de-Nieppe.  He is buried in Haverskerque British Cemetery

31-Jul

SYVERSTON, JOHN DAVID (425182) age: 22 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM585 HW-S of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Haverskerque during a raid against V-1 storage facilities at Foret-de-Nieppe.  He is buried in Haverskerque British Cemetery

31-Jul

TONES, JOHN ROBERT (39287) age: 30 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM585 HW-S of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Haverskerque during a raid against V-1 storage facilities at Foret-de-Nieppe.  He is buried in Haverskerque British Cemetery

31-Jul

MILLER, LAWRENCE AYRTON (1622551) age: 33 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM585 HW-S of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Haverskerque during a raid against V-1 storage facilities at Foret-de-Nieppe.  He is buried in Haverskerque British Cemetery

31-Jul

OSBORN, ARTHUR (1880797) age: 33 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM585 HW-S of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Haverskerque during a raid against V-1 storage facilities at Foret-de-Nieppe.  He is buried in Haverskerque British Cemetery

31-Jul

SINCLAIR, ALFRED CECIL EDGCUMBE(1603358) age: 34 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM585 HW-S of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Haverskerque during a raid against V-1 storage facilities at Foret-de-Nieppe.  He is buried in Haverskerque British Cemetery

31-Jul

SMITH, FREDERICK JAMES (1455964) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM585 HW-S of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Haverskerque during a raid against V-1 storage facilities at Foret-de-Nieppe.  He is buried in Haverskerque British Cemetery

31-Jul

AVON, JOSEPH LEONIDAS GERALD (J/23873) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB746 PM-I of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over the target during a raid on garrison forces at Le Havre.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

31-Jul

ADAMS, GEORGE ROUGHTON CARVER GILROY (1201006) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB746 PM-I of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over the target during a raid on garrison forces at Le Havre.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

31-Jul

CARR, GEORGE ROBERT (2202047) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB746 PM-I of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over the target during a raid on garrison forces at Le Havre.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

31-Jul

HENDERSON, LESLIE(1592119) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB746 PM-I of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over the target during a raid on garrison forces at Le Havre.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

31-Jul

ENRIGHT, DONALD FRASER (R/251138) age: 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB746 PM-I of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over the target during a raid on garrison forces at Le Havre.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

31-Jul

CHAMPION, JOHN GHRIMES (127810) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He probably died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP963 'C' of No 198 Sqn, which crashed when a tyre burst on take off from airfield B7.  He is buried in Ryes War Cemetery, Bazenville

31-Jul

ANTHONY, ROLAND (131614) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mustang III, HB915 of No 213 Sqn, which dived into the ground after he was overcome by fumes as a result of flak damage.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

31-Jul

McBETH, JOHN (R/102703) age: 27 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick I, HF980 of No 282 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Davidstow Moor following an engine failure during an test flight.  3 others killed.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

31-Jul

MIETTINEN, VEIKKO VICTOR (J/18842) age: 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick I, HF980 of No 282 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Davidstow Moor following an engine failure during an test flight.  3 others killed.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

31-Jul

TAYLOR, WILLIAM (1109626) age: 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick I, HF980 of No 282 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Davidstow Moor following an engine failure during an test flight.  3 others killed.  He is buried in Lancaster Cemetery

31-Jul

JARVIS, TERRANCPATRICK (J/11056) age: 29 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MJ662 of No 401 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s near Lisieux.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

31-Jul

WILSON, ALEXANDER ALFRED (422336) age: 24 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, EJ586 of No 486 Sqn, which collided with Spitfire XIV, RM654 of No 91 Sqn near Bexhill during a Diver (anti V-1) patrol.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

31-Jul

HABGOOD, FREDERIC HAROLD (160253) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE164 of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down  near Strasbourg, he survived the crash but was captured and it is suspected that he was taken to the Struthof-Natzweiler extermination camp where he was hung slowly and probably cremated.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Jul

ADAM, ROBERT KNOX (182164) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN239 of No 609 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Viessoix.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

31-Jul

SMITH, HUBERT NOEL (153883) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS907 of No 613 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie over Normandy.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

31-Jul

SHARP, HARRY MORDEN (J/20008) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS907 of No 613 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie over Normandy.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

31-Jul

ROLTON, LESLIE GEORGE(171066) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME557 KC-S of No 617 Sqn, which came down near Germaine after being hit bombs from above during a raid against V-1 storage facilities at Rilly-la-Montage.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

31-Jul

HOLT, ALBERT ARTHUR (1159886) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME557 KC-S of No 617 Sqn, which came down near Germaine after being hit bombs from above during a raid against V-1 storage facilities at Rilly-la-Montage.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

31-Jul

HUTTON, JOHN WILLIAM (1378696) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME557 KC-S of No 617 Sqn, which came down near Germaine after being hit bombs from above during a raid against V-1 storage facilities at Rilly-la-Montage.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

31-Jul

PELTIER, JOSEPH OVILA (J/17546) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME557 KC-S of No 617 Sqn, which came down near Germaine after being hit bombs from above during a raid against V-1 storage facilities at Rilly-la-Montage.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

31-Jul

STEWART, DONALD GEORGE WILLIAM (909536) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME557 KC-S of No 617 Sqn, which came down near Germaine after being hit bombs from above during a raid against V-1 storage facilities at Rilly-la-Montage.  He is buried in Germaine Communal Cemetery

31-Jul

NIGHTINGALE, HAROLD CLIFFORD (1256712) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst serving with No 2810 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, however his death was registered at Scotland?.  He is buried in Horsham (Hills) Cemetery

31-Jul

NEWEY, KENNETH (1438648) age: 22 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst serving with No 2945 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Maynamati War Cemetery

31-Jul

EARL, GEORGE WILLIAM (1880482) age: 43 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 5003 (Airfield Construction) Sqn but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, his death being registered at Cuckfield.  He is buried in Keymer (SS Cosmas and Damian) Churchyard

31-Jul

BIRNIE, ARTHUR HAROLD (153800) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, ED299 of No 11 (P) AFU, which flew into high ground at night near Blackbank, Newcastle under Lyme in fog.  He is buried in/or was cremated at Islington Cemetery and Crematorium

31-Jul

WALDEN, PETER HORACE(1291223) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC452 of No 12 OTU, which stalled at low level and burst into flames on hitting the ground during an initial dual training flight.  He is buried in Crayford (St Paulinus) Churchyard

31-Jul

ROBERTS, DEREK JOHN (1880379) age: 18 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC452 of No 12 OTU, which stalled at low level and burst into flames on hitting the ground during an initial dual training flight.  He is buried in Eastbourne (Langney) Cemetery

31-Jul

MARKS, DENNIS (1591085) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC452 of No 12 OTU, which stalled at low level and burst into flames on hitting the ground during an initial dual training flight.  He is buried in Horsforth Cemetery

31-Jul

DAVIES, TREFOR (1314093) age: 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC452 of No 12 OTU, which stalled at low level and burst into flames on hitting the ground during an initial dual training flight.  He is buried in Maudlam (or Kenfig) (St Mary Magdalene) Churchyard

31-Jul

WARREN, COLLYN WARWICK (150005) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC452 of No 12 OTU, which stalled at low level and burst into flames on hitting the ground during an initial dual training flight.  He was cremated at Oxford Crematorium

31-Jul

CARRIERE, JOSEPH CHARLES LIONEL (J/41813) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, HM729 of No 3 (P) AFU, which crashed near Lechlade in Gloucestershire.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

31-Jul

BREWER, JAMES ERIC (1581036) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HP882 of No 21 Ferry Control, which crashed near Juna Village in Jodhpur after flying through the slipstream of another aircraft in cloud during a ferry flight to No 308 MU.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

31-Jul

HENDER, EDWARD KEITH (407855) age: 33 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HP882 of No 22 Ferry Control, which crashed near Juna Village in Jodhpur after flying through the slipstream of another aircraft in cloud during a ferry flight to No 308 MU.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

31-Jul

CALDWELL, IAN MCKENZIE(J/4888) age: 28 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, LF324 of No 41 OTU, which crashed near Ecclestone in Cheshire having failed to recover from a spin.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

31-Jul

COLLETT, VINCENT JAMES (1305768) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC1

A member of No 244 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG690 of No 44 Sqn SAAF, which flew into a cliff on the approach to Salalah whilst flying in 10/10th cloud at 800ft.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

31-Jul

EDMONSTON, GEORGE GIBB(1302762) age: 35 RAFVR

AC1

A member of No 244 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG690 of No 44 Sqn SAAF, which flew into a cliff on the approach to Salalah whilst flying in 10/10th cloud at 800ft.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

31-Jul

MAWER, LESLIE(1091453) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC1

A member of No 244 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG690 of No 44 Sqn SAAF, which flew into a cliff on the approach to Salalah whilst flying in 10/10th cloud at 800ft.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

31-Jul

TURNER, CYRIL WILFRED (1833224) age: 19 RAFVR

AC1

A member of No 244 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG690 of No 44 Sqn SAAF, which flew into a cliff on the approach to Salalah whilst flying in 10/10th cloud at 800ft.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

31-Jul

CLARK, ALAN GRANT (1348316) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC2

A member of No 244 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG690 of No 44 Sqn SAAF, which flew into a cliff on the approach to Salalah whilst flying in 10/10th cloud at 800ft.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

31-Jul

HOLDER, WILLIAM EDWARD (1671752) age: 21 RAFVR

AC2

A member of No 244 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG690 of No 44 Sqn SAAF, which flew into a cliff on the approach to Salalah whilst flying in 10/10th cloud at 800ft.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

31-Jul

WHELAN, JAMES (527885) age: 36 RAF

Cpl

A member of No 244 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG690 of No 44 Sqn SAAF, which flew into a cliff on the approach to Salalah whilst flying in 10/10th cloud at 800ft.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

31-Jul

JOHNSON, ALEXANDER (905035) age: 27 RAFVR

Cpl

A member of No 244 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG690 of No 44 Sqn SAAF, which flew into a cliff on the approach to Salalah whilst flying in 10/10th cloud at 800ft.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

31-Jul

McINTOSH, JAMES ADAM BRIDGES (1374308) age: 23 RAFVR

Cpl

A member of No 244 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG690 of No 44 Sqn SAAF, which flew into a cliff on the approach to Salalah whilst flying in 10/10th cloud at 800ft.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

31-Jul

PERRING, ARTHUR STANLEY GILBERT (1225305) age: Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

A member of No 244 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG690 of No 44 Sqn SAAF, which flew into a cliff on the approach to Salalah whilst flying in 10/10th cloud at 800ft.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

31-Jul

NEWTH, JOHN KENDELL (420985) age: 22 RAAF

Fg Off

A member of No 244 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG690 of No 44 Sqn SAAF, which flew into a cliff on the approach to Salalah whilst flying in 10/10th cloud at 800ft.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

31-Jul

SWIRE, CONRAD CLIFFORD (413913) age: 35 RAAF

Fg Off

A member of No 244 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG690 of No 44 Sqn SAAF, which flew into a cliff on the approach to Salalah whilst flying in 10/10th cloud at 800ft.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

31-Jul

BUTLER, NOEL O'BRIEN (122913) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

A member of No 244 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG690 of No 44 Sqn SAAF, which flew into a cliff on the approach to Salalah whilst flying in 10/10th cloud at 800ft.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

31-Jul

COLTON, WILLIAM GEORGE(1648454) age: 42 RAFVR

LAC

A member of No 244 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG690 of No 44 Sqn SAAF, which flew into a cliff on the approach to Salalah whilst flying in 10/10th cloud at 800ft.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

31-Jul

GILES, RICHARD EDWARD (1215493) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

A member of No 244 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG690 of No 44 Sqn SAAF, which flew into a cliff on the approach to Salalah whilst flying in 10/10th cloud at 800ft.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

31-Jul

GOWLAND, THOMAS (1484816) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

A member of No 244 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG690 of No 44 Sqn SAAF, which flew into a cliff on the approach to Salalah whilst flying in 10/10th cloud at 800ft.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

31-Jul

HEATH, PETER LEONARD (1507576) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

A member of No 244 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG690 of No 44 Sqn SAAF, which flew into a cliff on the approach to Salalah whilst flying in 10/10th cloud at 800ft.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

31-Jul

RATHBONE, JACK (970540) age: 25 RAFVR

LAC

A member of No 244 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG690 of No 44 Sqn SAAF, which flew into a cliff on the approach to Salalah whilst flying in 10/10th cloud at 800ft.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

31-Jul

CHAPMAN, LEWIS WILLIAM (179798) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

A member of No 244 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG690 of No 44 Sqn SAAF, which flew into a cliff on the approach to Salalah whilst flying in 10/10th cloud at 800ft.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

31-Jul

RANDALL, DEREK VIVIAN (178986) age: 24 RAFVR

Plt Off

A member of No 244 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG690 of No 44 Sqn SAAF, which flew into a cliff on the approach to Salalah whilst flying in 10/10th cloud at 800ft.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

31-Jul

LINEGAR, ALBERT JOHN (515427) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

A member of No 244 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG690 of No 44 Sqn SAAF, which flew into a cliff on the approach to Salalah whilst flying in 10/10th cloud at 800ft.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

31-Jul

LOVE, ROY JAMES (R/152695) age: 23 RCAF

WO II

A member of No 244 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG690 of No 44 Sqn SAAF, which flew into a cliff on the approach to Salalah whilst flying in 10/10th cloud at 800ft.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

31-Jul

PRESTON, GORDON (1338297) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, DL961 of No 5 GTS, which dived into the ground at Smethwick Park in Birmingham whilst carrying out an unauthorised 'beat up' of the area.  He is buried in Birmingham (Witton) Cemetery

31-Jul

COX, ALLAN CHARLEY (1230526) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, DL961 of No 5 GTS, which dived into the ground at Smethwick Park in Birmingham whilst carrying out an unauthorised 'beat up' of the area.  He is buried in Smethwick (Uplands) Cemetery

31-Jul

BARTON, DUDLEY WARE ALEXANDER (89120) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was serving in the UK and died in Glasgow Royal Infirmary from a coronary thrombosis.  He is buried in Cadder Cemetery.

31-Jul

BUNTING, JAMES JOSEPH (1905495) age: 22 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Border.  He is buried in Carlisle (Dalston Road) Cemetery

31-Jul

DYKE, ALEXANDER MACGREGOR (542952) age: 29 RAF

AC2

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Bridge.  He was cremated at Charing (Kent County) Crematorium

31-Jul

MAYHEW, ARTHUR JOHN (180763) age: 43 RAF

Sgt

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

31-Jul

GANDY, RICHARD (850285) age: 35 AuxAF

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and died after falling from the back of a RAF lorry onto London Road, near Lime Grove Newark.  He is buried in Cofton Hackett (St  Michael) Churchyard.

31-Jul

MIDDLETON, FRANCIS ARNOLD (1151497) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the Plymouth area and was killed in an accident when Cpl Collinge pulled the pin from a live grenade during a practice drill but failed to throw it and it exploded.  He is buried in Biddulph (St Lawrence) Churchyard.

31-Jul

PALMER, GEORGE WILFRED (86952) age: 45 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was serving in the Plymouth area and was killed in an accident when Cpl Collinge pulled the pin from a live grenade during a practice drill but failed to throw it and it exploded.  He is buried in Plymouth (Efford) Cemetery.

31-Jul

COLLINGE, PHILIP (641192) age: 23 RAF

Cpl

He was serving in the Plymouth area and was killed in an accident when he pulled the pin from a live grenade during a practice drill but failed to throw it and it exploded.  He is buried in Plymouth (Efford) Cemetery.

31-Jul

SUTHERLAND, PETER MUNRO (153421) age: 19 RAFVR

Plt Off

He died in Kingseat Naval Hospital from injuries possibly sustained two days previously whilst flying Oxford, LX269 of No 14 (P) AFU, which crashed at Bucksburn, Aberdeenshire while descending in cloud on a night navex to land at Dyce.  He was cremated at Newcastle-upon-Tyne (West Road) Crematorium

31-Jul

MULLINS, SYBIL ANTOINETTE(2127023) age: 19 WAAF

LACW

She was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, her death being registered in Camelford.  She is buried in Wells Cemetery

31-Jul

SMILLIE, MARGARET HAMILTON (2047006) age: 24 WAAF

Cpl

She was serving in the UK died in the Ashludie Sanitorium Monifieth Angus from tuberculosis.  She is buried in Shotts (Kirk of Shotts) Cemetery.

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