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Casualties - 8 - 9 August 1944


08-Aug

KIDD, LESLIE (414698) age: 27 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND460 MG-W of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Bolbec during a raid on tactical targets in Normandy.  He is buried in Bolbec Communal Cemetery

08-Aug

INGREY, PHILIP ALAN (55287) age: 27 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND460 MG-W of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Bolbec during a raid on tactical targets in Normandy.  He is buried in Bolbec Communal Cemetery

08-Aug

HORSBURGH, GEORGE (155866) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND460 MG-W of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Bolbec during a raid on tactical targets in Normandy.  He is buried in Bolbec Communal Cemetery

08-Aug

LAW, ROBERT GEORGE (1246248) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND460 MG-W of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Bolbec during a raid on tactical targets in Normandy.  He is buried in Bolbec Communal Cemetery

08-Aug

McNABNEY, SAMUEL (164928) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND460 MG-W of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Bolbec during a raid on tactical targets in Normandy.  He is buried in Bolbec Communal Cemetery

08-Aug

McGREVY, DENNIS (569429) age: Unknown RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND460 MG-W of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Bolbec during a raid on tactical targets in Normandy.  He is buried in Bolbec Communal Cemetery

08-Aug

ASPEY, WILLIAM (1437583) age: 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND460 MG-W of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Bolbec during a raid on tactical targets in Normandy.  He is buried in Bolbec Communal Cemetery

08-Aug

FORBES, JAMES FRANCIS (1348902) age: 34 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND460 MG-W of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Bolbec during a raid on tactical targets in Normandy.  He is buried in Bolbec Communal Cemetery

08-Aug

LEAH, EDMUND (153567) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN700 LS-Q of No 15 Sqn, which came down in the Channel during a raid on strong points at Rocquecourt.  He is buried in Walsden (St Peter) Churchyard

08-Aug

BOVETT, GEORGE WILLIAM (157902) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN700 LS-Q of No 15 Sqn, which came down in the Channel during a raid on strong points at Rocquecourt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Aug

WRENSHALL, BERNARD HARTLEY (J/29687) age: 31 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN700 LS-Q of No 15 Sqn, which came down in the Channel during a raid on strong points at Rocquecourt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Aug

BALL, JOHN POTTER (46312) age: 24 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN700 LS-Q of No 15 Sqn, which came down in the Channel during a raid on strong points at Rocquecourt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Aug

BARKSHIRE, ALBERT LESLIE (1893996) age: 37 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN700 LS-Q of No 15 Sqn, which came down in the Channel during a raid on strong points at Rocquecourt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Aug

MORRISON, GEORGE (2210235) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN700 LS-Q of No 15 Sqn, which came down in the Channel during a raid on strong points at Rocquecourt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Aug

WARD, DENNIS REGINALD (1460197) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN700 LS-Q of No 15 Sqn, which came down in the Channel during a raid on strong points at Rocquecourt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Aug

PALANDRI, RICHARD SILVIO (55026) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL922 VN-T of No 50 Sqn, which came down near la Frenaye during a raid on strong points at Secqueville.  He is buried in La Frenaye Churchyard

08-Aug

OWEN, REGINALD JOHN (1395854) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL922 VN-T of No 50 Sqn, which came down near la Frenaye during a raid on strong points at Secqueville.  He is buried in La Frenaye Churchyard

08-Aug

MELLISH, ARTHUR DONALD (1602828) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL922 VN-T of No 50 Sqn, which came down near la Frenaye during a raid on strong points at Secqueville.  He is buried in La Frenaye Churchyard

08-Aug

BIGLAND, JOHN BIGLAND TULK-HART (67266) age: 34 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA631 'S' of No 69 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a night recce to Conde.  He is buried in Breel Churchyard

08-Aug

RAWLINSON, KENNETH FREDERICK (182464) age: 24 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA631 'S' of No 69 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a night recce to Conde.  He is buried in Breel Churchyard

08-Aug

WAKEFIELD, KENNETH GEORGE JOHN (40035) age: 29 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA631 'S' of No 69 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a night recce to Conde.  He is buried in Breel Churchyard

08-Aug

JAMES, HAYDN WALTER (128898) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

HHe was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN751 'T' of No 70 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Szombathely airfield in Hungary.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery.

08-Aug

STOWELL, FREDERICK GEORGE (427340) age: 24 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN751 'T' of No 70 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Szombathely airfield in Hungary.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

08-Aug

HALL, THOMAS JOHN (1895157) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK567 AA-C of No 75 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid against strong points at Mare de Magne in Normandy.  He is buried in St Valery-en-Caux Franco-British Cemetery

08-Aug

HAYLER, EDWIN JOHN (1892380) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK567 AA-C of No 75 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid against strong points at Mare de Magne in Normandy.  He is buried in St Valery-en-Caux Franco-British Cemetery

08-Aug

FRENCH, LEONARD ARTHUR (144954) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM111 WP-G of No 90 Sqn, which was shot by flak near Clarbec during a raid against strong points at Mare de Magne in Normandy.  He is buried in Clarbec Churchyard

08-Aug

BROOKS, ALEXANDER CAMPBELL (175043) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM164 WP-V of No 90 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against strong points at Mare de Magne in Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Aug

RILEY, FREDERICK CHARLES (153473) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM164 WP-V of No 90 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against strong points at Mare de Magne in Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Aug

RYAN, EDWARD JOHN (416459) age: 28 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM164 WP-V of No 90 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against strong points at Mare de Magne in Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Aug

BARBER, JOSIAH TREVOR (1807492) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM164 WP-V of No 90 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against strong points at Mare de Magne in Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Aug

CAIRNS, THOMAS DAVID STODDART (1824099) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM164 WP-V of No 90 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against strong points at Mare de Magne in Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Aug

TOMLINSON, HARRY PEER (1605090) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM164 WP-V of No 90 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against strong points at Mare de Magne in Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Aug

WIGGIN, JOHN CHARLES (1584679) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM164 WP-V of No 90 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against strong points at Mare de Magne in Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Aug

BROWN, GEORGE CHAHOON (J/28528) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM292 PM- of No 103 Sqn, which was partially abandoned near Lenton in Lincolnshire following an engine fire on its return from a raid on strong points at Fontenay le Marmion.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

08-Aug

CORLESS, JOHN (613736) age: 24 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM292 PM- of No 103 Sqn, which was partially abandoned near Lenton in Lincolnshire following an engine fire on its return from a raid on strong points at Fontenay le Marmion.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Aug

TAYLOR, JACK (421295) age: 24 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM641 ZN-D of No 106 Sqn, which came down near Quetteville during a raid on strong points at Secqueville.  He is buried in Quetteville Churchyard

08-Aug

RALPH, FREDERICK GEORGE (910510) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM641 ZN-D of No 106 Sqn, which came down near Quetteville during a raid on strong points at Secqueville.  He is buried in Quetteville Churchyard

08-Aug

AIKEN, ASTON KARL (153221) age: 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS820 'P' of No 107 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie over Northern France.  He is buried in Connantre Communal Cemetery

08-Aug

TAYLOR, WILBURN MACMILNE (J/ 13398) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS820 'P' of No 107 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie over Northern France.  He is buried in Connantre Communal Cemetery

08-Aug

COLLINGHAM, RALPH GORDON (184092) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Vengence II, AN679 of No 110 Sqn, which crashed during a transit flight from Kalyan to Ahmadabad.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery

08-Aug

ROBERTSON, JOHN MATCHES (J/17889) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Vengence II, AN679 of No 110 Sqn, which crashed during a transit flight from Kalyan to Ahmadabad.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery

08-Aug

McCAMBRIDGE, FRANCIS JOSEPH ANTHONY (1567511) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP233 'U' of No 142 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter, coming down near Köszeg during a raid against Szombathely airfield.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery.

08-Aug

GOUGH, JAMES JOSEPH (1492499) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP233 'U' of No 142 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter, coming down near Köszeg during a raid against Szombathely airfield.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery.

08-Aug

SINCOCK, JAMES NORMAN (134585) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP233 'U' of No 142 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter, coming down near Köszeg during a raid against Szombathely airfield.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery.

08-Aug

O'DONNELL, PATRICK MICHAEL (1046453) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP233 'U' of No 142 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter, coming down near Köszeg during a raid against Szombathely airfield.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery.

08-Aug

VAN DER WESTHUIZEN, JACOBUS FRANCOIS (15082V) age: Unknown SAAF

Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP233 'U' of No 142 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter, coming down near Köszeg during a raid against Szombathely airfield.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery.

08-Aug

CUTLER, ROBERT FRANK (1601318) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NT194 of No 151 Sqn, which crashed in flames after being hit by flak or debris whilst attacking rail targets during a Ranger.  He is buried in Villenave d'Ornon (St Brice) Communal Cemetery

08-Aug

LEE, GEORGE WILLIAM (1549272) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NT194 of No 151 Sqn, which crashed in flames after being hit by flak or debris whilst attacking rail targets during a Ranger.  He is buried in Villenave d'Ornon (St Brice) Communal Cemetery

08-Aug

MORDAN, JAMES ROY (175376) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was serving with No 153 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

08-Aug

BOARDMAN, HUBERT STANLEY DFC(126590) age: 28 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was serving with No 153 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

08-Aug

HURLBURT, JOHN BARCLAY (J/27631) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG887 'S' of No 178 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter, coming down near Pornapti during a raid against Szombathely airfield.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery.

08-Aug

WARDLE, GEORGE GLENNY (531058) age: 27 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG887 'S' of No 178 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter, coming down near Pornapti during a raid against Szombathely airfield.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery.

08-Aug

NOONAN, JOHN DOUGLAS CLIFFORD (1622261) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG887 'S' of No 178 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter, coming down near Pornapti during a raid against Szombathely airfield.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery.

08-Aug

FAIRNEY, WILLIAM DAWSON (53255) age: 20 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG887 'S' of No 178 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter, coming down near Pornapti during a raid against Szombathely airfield.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery.

08-Aug

WALKER, ROBERT BRUCE (1553488) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG887 'S' of No 178 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter, coming down near Pornapti during a raid against Szombathely airfield.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery.

08-Aug

JAMES, ROLAND WILLIAM (1012167) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving with No 242 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity on board the Taiwan Maru whilst being transported to Java from the Molucca Islands.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

08-Aug

HEMMINGS, ROBERT BLAKEMAN (421712) age: 21 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP792 'O' of No 247 Sqn, which was shot down near Gavray by an enemy fighter.  He is buried in Ranville War Cemetery

08-Aug

JAMES, ROGER HEREFORD (39208) age: 27 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, JM104 or NT921 of No 254 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on a convoy off the Dutch coast/was shot down by flak during an attack on a convoy off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Aug

REYNOLDS, BERNARD ALAN DFM(182480) age: 24 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, JM104 or NT921 of No 254 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on a convoy off the Dutch coast/was shot down by flak during an attack on a convoy off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Aug

TAUBMAN, KENNETH JOHN (424560) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, JN549 of No 290 Sqn, which flew into high ground in cloud whilst carrying out a GCI practice flight.  He is buried in Eglantine Church of Ireland Cemetery

08-Aug

ROBARDAY, G () age: 

Sgt

He died from wounds sustained whilst flying in Spitfire IX, NH598 of No 329 Sqn, which collided with another aircraft as it landed at Selsey on its return from an escort sortie to Chantilly.  He is buried in

08-Aug

MEYER, J FFAF () age: unknown

Adc

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA529 of No 347 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near the French coast en-route to attack a Noball (V-1) site at Fromental, he was able to abandon the aircraft but was shot as he descended.  He is buried in Les Bruyeres Cemetery

08-Aug

BALAS, A FFAF () age: unknown

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA529 of No 347 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near the French coast en-route to attack a Noball (V-1) site at Fromental.  He is buried in Les Bruyeres Cemetery

08-Aug

MILLET, L FFAF () age: unknown

Adj

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA529 of No 347 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near the French coast en-route to attack a Noball (V-1) site at Fromental.  He is buried in Les Bruyeres Cemetery

 

08-Aug

SIRE, A FFAF () age: unknown

Adj

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA529 of No 347 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near the French coast en-route to attack a Noball (V-1) site at Fromental.  He is buried in Longuenesse {St Omer} Souvenir Cemetery

08-Aug

ACEZA, L FFAF () age: unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA529 of No 347 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near the French coast en-route to attack a Noball (V-1) site at Fromental.  He is buried in Longuenesse {St Omer} Souvenir Cemetery

08-Aug

DESRUMEAUX, J FFAF () age: unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA529 of No 347 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near the French coast en-route to attack a Noball (V-1) site at Fromental.  He is buried in Longuenesse {St Omer} Souvenir Cemetery

08-Aug

FLAMAND, G FFAF () age: unknown

Adj

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA529 of No 347 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near the French coast en-route to attack a Noball (V-1) site at Fromental.  He is buried in Longuenesse {St Omer} Souvenir Cemetery

08-Aug

ROBBIE, IAN CRICHTON (J/17247) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE354 of No 404 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping strike over the Bay of Biscay.  He is buried in Barbatree Churchyard

08-Aug

FORESTELL, ROBERT SAMUEL (J/24962) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE354 of No 404 Sqn, which was lost on an anti-shipping sortie over the Bay of Biscay.  He is buried in Barbatree Churchyard

08-Aug

MERRICK, PETER WILLIAM (J/29679) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB755 VR-F of No 419 Sqn, which came down near Auberville-la-Renault during a raid on Caen.  He is buried in Auberville-la-Renault Churchyard

08-Aug

WALKER, BRUCE DOUGLAS (J/18652) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB755 VR-F of No 419 Sqn, which came down near Auberville-la-Renault during a raid on Caen.  He is buried in Auberville-la-Renault Churchyard

08-Aug

WILSON, MURRAY GRAY (J/15458) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB755 VR-F of No 419 Sqn, which came down near Auberville-la-Renault during a raid on Caen.  He is buried in Auberville-la-Renault Churchyard

08-Aug

LONGMORE, WILLIAM (1819806) age: 19 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB755 VR-F of No 419 Sqn, which came down near Auberville-la-Renault during a raid on Caen.  He is buried in Auberville-la-Renault Churchyard

08-Aug

DURRANT, JOHN CHETWYND (J/89213) age: 30 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB755 VR-F of No 419 Sqn, which came down near Auberville-la-Renault during a raid on Caen.  He is buried in Auberville-la-Renault Churchyard

08-Aug

JONES, BASIL (1175759) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB755 VR-F of No 419 Sqn, which came down near Auberville-la-Renault during a raid on Caen.  He is buried in Auberville-la-Renault Churchyard

08-Aug

SCHRYER, JOSEPH ALBERT ROLAND (R/11904) age: 24 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB755 VR-F of No 419 Sqn, which came down near Auberville-la-Renault during a raid on Caen.  He is buried in Auberville-la-Renault Churchyard

08-Aug

DUBE, HENRI EDOUARD (J/86139) age: 26 RCAF

Plt Off

He had been flying in Halifax III, LW591 of No 425 Sqn, on 24 Apr 1944 which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe, he is reported to have evaded capture but was killed or died before he was able to reach Allied lines.  He is buried in Olizy Communal Cemetery

08-Aug

JACKMAN, THOMAS (J/27118) age: 30 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW132 AL-H of No 429 Sqn, which broke up in the air after catching fire on-route to a raid on an oil storage depot at Foret de Chantilly.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

08-Aug

HALL, JAMES DONALD BLANCHARD (J/5492) age: 24 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW132 AL-H of No 429 Sqn, which broke up in the air after catching fire on-route to a raid on an oil storage depot at Foret de Chantilly.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

08-Aug

GLASS, HARRY (C/87159) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW132 AL-H of No 429 Sqn, which broke up in the air after catching fire on-route to a raid on an oil storage depot at Foret de Chantilly.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

08-Aug

MURRAY, DONALD (J/87907) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW132 AL-H of No 429 Sqn, which broke up in the air after catching fire on-route to a raid on an oil storage depot at Foret de Chantilly.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

08-Aug

PHILLIPS, WINSTON SPENCER MOYSES (J/87756) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW132 AL-H of No 429 Sqn, which broke up in the air after catching fire on-route to a raid on an oil storage depot at Foret de Chantilly.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

08-Aug

SYME, LORSTON BOSS (J/87672) age: 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW132 AL-H of No 429 Sqn, which broke up in the air after catching fire on-route to a raid on an oil storage depot at Foret de Chantilly.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

08-Aug

GOLDING, JOSEPH HAROLD (R/82845) age: 25 RCAF

LAC

He was killed whilst refuelling Halifax III, MZ895 of No 433 Sqn, which burst into flames and burnt out at Skipton on Swale.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

08-Aug

WOODMAN, WILLIAM DANIEL HOLLOWAY (R/130601) age: 29 RCAF

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ895 of No 433 Sqn, which burst into flames and burnt out at Skipton on Swale.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

08-Aug

HICKS, CLIFFORD WALDRON (J/26912) age: 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN313 of No 440 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Ussy.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

08-Aug

SPINK, FREDERICK ELLIS DFC(151832) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 455 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Aug

MILLER, GRAEME MORRISON (422227) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, MM423 'J' of No 464 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie in the Orne River area.  He is buried in Menil-Hubert-sur-Orne Communal Cemetery

08-Aug

LISTER, ALFRED (1511919) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, MM423 'J' of No 464 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie in the Orne River area.  He is buried in Menil-Hubert-sur-Orne Communal Cemetery

08-Aug

CLEMENS, GERALD ROYCE (425977) age: 30 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ447 'N' of No 489 Sqn, which was shot down by intense flak as it carried out an attack on an enemy convoy off Egersund in Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Aug

HEY, RONALD JOHN WILSON (417058) age: 24 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ447 'N' of No 489 Sqn, which was shot down by intense flak as it carried out an attack on an enemy convoy off Egersund in Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Aug

HERBERT, ARTHUR VERNON (182084) age: 23 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3129 of No 527 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Friston during a transit flight to a forward base.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

08-Aug

STOPFORD, WILLIAM DOUGLAS (969477) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IX, LR433 of No 540 Sqn, which was the first aircraft to be shot down by a Me 262 during a photo recce sortie to Gdynia.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

08-Aug

MATTHEWMAN, DESMOND LAURENCE DFC and Bar(101013) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IX, LR433 of No 540 Sqn, which was the first aircraft to be shot down by a Me 262 during a photo recce sortie to Gdynia.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

08-Aug

BLAYDON, REGINALD WILLIAM (169133) age: 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND817 6O-S of No 582 Sqn, which came down near St-Vigor-d'Ymonville on a raid against strong points at Mare de Magne in Normandy.  He is buried in St Vigor-d'Ymonville Churchyard

08-Aug

CAMPBELL, ROBERT GEORGE (1301496) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND817 6O-S of No 582 Sqn, which came down near St-Vigor-d'Ymonville on a raid against strong points at Mare de Magne in Normandy.  He is buried in St Vigor-d'Ymonville Churchyard

08-Aug

GAUGHRAN, WILFRED (640843) age: Unknown RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND817 6O-S of No 582 Sqn, which came down near St-Vigor-d'Ymonville on a raid against strong points at Mare de Magne in Normandy.  He is buried in St Vigor-d'Ymonville Churchyard

08-Aug

HAWKER, EDWIN JAMES (1354388) age: 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND817 6O-S of No 582 Sqn, which came down near St-Vigor-d'Ymonville on a raid against strong points at Mare de Magne in Normandy.  He is buried in St Vigor-d'Ymonville Churchyard

08-Aug

MIDDLEMAS, ROBERT (136665) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 613 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Basingstoke.  He was cremated at Woking (St John's) Crematorium

08-Aug

HEWITT, LESLIE BERTRAM (1320539) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM262 LE-G of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against strong points at Secqueville.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

08-Aug

PATTERSON, GEORGE VERNON BENTLY (421525) age: 23 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM262 LE-G of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against strong points at Secqueville.  He is buried in St Valery-en-Caux Franco-British Cemetery

08-Aug

WATSON, ERNEST NELSON (1271554) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM262 LE-G of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against strong points at Secqueville.  He is buried in St Valery-en-Caux Franco-British Cemetery

08-Aug

WILKINSON, DENNIS (2220135) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM262 LE-G of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against strong points at Secqueville.  He is buried in St Valery-en-Caux Franco-British Cemetery

08-Aug

SHANNON, WILLIAM THOMAS (J/28599) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, MP419 of No 3 (P) AFU, which crashed near Bibury airfield.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

08-Aug

CLEAVE, MAURICE GEORGE (429032) age: 31 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIC, JL824 of No 132 OTU, which was ditched near Inchcape (Bell Rock) following an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Aug

WHITEHOUSE, NOEL VINCENT BLUNDELL (45610) age: 28 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Oxford II, R6389 of No 17 SFTS, which dived into the ground near Pytchley in Northamptonshire after an engine nacelle fairing broke loose in flight.  He is buried in Evington (St Denys) Churchyard

08-Aug

CHERRY, CHARLES SYDNEY (62264) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG325 of No 3 SGR, which flew into Beinn y Phott on the Isle of Man in cloud during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Banbury Cemetery

08-Aug

BLACK, LESLIE SCOTT (4069) age: 18 ATC

Cdt Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG325 of No 3 SGR, which flew into Beinn y Phott on the Isle of Man in cloud during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Banbury Cemetery

08-Aug

WEEKES, CYRIL (1617267) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 351 MU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

08-Aug

CLARKE, IVAN TREVOR (1868063) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

A member of No 4 ADU, he was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8353 of No 114 Sqn, which crashed near Cecina after encountering enemy aircraft during a delivery flight to No 51 RSU.  He is buried in Florence War Cemetery.

08-Aug

KITE, EDWIN ARTHUR (1353821) age: 35 RAFVR

LAC

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

08-Aug

MILES, EDWARD JOHN (1418544) age: 22 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed/died whilst serving at Ratmalana, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

08-Aug

FULTON, ROBERT (1525871) age: 39 RAFVR

LAC

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

08-Aug

TIPTON, GEOFFREY EDWARD (1162969) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

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 Oxford (Wolvercote) Cemetery

08-Aug

GAYMER, DENIS (1270403) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He died in the RAF Hospital at Cosford from injuries sustained whilst flying in Oxford I, MP419 of No 3 (P) AFU, which crashed near Bibury airfield.  He is buried in Lewisham (Hither Green) Cemetery.

09-Aug

DRAPPER, ROY ALFRED (130467) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XI, PL831 'S' of No 4 Sqn, which crashed near Petersfield in Hampshire during a high level PR sortie following a engine fire.  He was cremated at Woking (St John's) Crematorium

09-Aug

GASKELL, ALFRED RONALD (162083) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ463 'B' of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce along the Adriatic coast.  He is buried in Cesena War Cemetery.

09-Aug

HUGHES, JACK (1582761) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ463 'B' of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce along the Adriatic coast.  He is buried in Cesena War Cemetery.

09-Aug

O'FEE, JAMES EDWARD (1544258) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ463 'B' of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce along the Adriatic coast.  He is buried in Cesena War Cemetery.

09-Aug

ANSELL, SIDNEY GEORGE APARK (756962) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 19 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Cesena War Cemetery

09-Aug

HAYNES, JACK RAYMOND (158422) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ419 'P' of No 88 Sqn, which was shot by flak near the Foret de Lyon.  He is buried in St Leger-aux-Bois Communal Cemetery

09-Aug

HOLMES, RONALD (170099) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ419 'P' of No 88 Sqn, which was shot by flak near the Foret de Lyon.  He is buried in St Leger-aux-Bois Communal Cemetery

09-Aug

JONES, KENNETH (158403) age: 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ419 'P' of No 88 Sqn, which was shot by flak near the Foret de Lyon.  He is buried in St Leger-aux-Bois Communal Cemetery

09-Aug

LANG, JAMES SPENCER (158322) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ419 'P' of No 88 Sqn, which was shot by flak near the Foret de Lyon.  He is buried in St Leger-aux-Bois Communal Cemetery

09-Aug

SZARZYNSKI - SEP, Oswald(P.1648) age: 30 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, JF662  of No 92 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Venice and drowned.  He has no known grave

09-Aug

LEGGETT, THOMAS EDWARD (182015) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM166 KO-Y of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Grand-Rulfecourt during a raid against fuel storage facilities at Lucheux.  He is buried in Grand-Rullecourt Communal Cemetery

09-Aug

McKEAND, ROBERT ALLISON (1823066) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM166 KO-Y of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Grand-Rulfecourt during a raid against fuel storage facilities at Lucheux.  He is buried in Grand-Rullecourt Communal Cemetery

09-Aug

DOWSE, HENRY JAMES (1162453) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM166 KO-Y of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Grand-Rulfecourt during a raid against fuel storage facilities at Lucheux.  He is buried in Grand-Rullecourt Communal Cemetery

09-Aug

FORD, JOHN EVERETT (179575) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, NH435 'X' of No 132 Sqn, which was lost during an attack on barges on the River Seine at Andelys.  He is buried in Tosny Churchyard

09-Aug

ATTERTON, ALFRED WILLIAM (182784) age: 32 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL308 NF-Q of No 138 Sqn, which came down in France near Geraudot during Operation Osric 45 to Belgium.  He is buried in Lusigny-sur-Barse Communal Cemetery

09-Aug

PATERSON, GRAHAM WARREN (424509) age: 22 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL308 NF-Q of No 138 Sqn, which came down in France near Geraudot during Operation Osric 45 to Belgium.  He is buried in Lusigny-sur-Barse Communal Cemetery

09-Aug

SEARELL, LEWIS PAUL (427066) age: 20 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL308 NF-Q of No 138 Sqn, which came down in France near Geraudot during Operation Osric 45 to Belgium.  He is buried in Lusigny-sur-Barse Communal Cemetery

09-Aug

BEDFORD, HORACE (1543670) age: 35 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL308 NF-Q of No 138 Sqn, which came down in France near Geraudot during Operation Osric 45 to Belgium.  He is buried in Lusigny-sur-Barse Communal Cemetery

09-Aug

CURTIS, STANLEY RAYMOND (1629379) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL308 NF-Q of No 138 Sqn, which came down in France near Geraudot during Operation Osric 45 to Belgium.  He is buried in Lusigny-sur-Barse Communal Cemetery

09-Aug

DOWSE, CONDOR CHARLES (630916) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL308 NF-Q of No 138 Sqn, which came down in France near Geraudot during Operation Osric 45 to Belgium.  He is buried in Lusigny-sur-Barse Communal Cemetery

09-Aug

NICHOLLS, JOSEPH WILLIAM (1576493) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL358 MA-Y of No 161 Sqn, which came down in France near Cugny during Operation Tom 54.  He is buried in Cugny Communal Cemetery

09-Aug

RHEAD, GEORGE EDWARDS (54696) age: 28 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL358 MA-Y of No 161 Sqn, which came down in France near Cugny during Operation Tom 55.  He is buried in Cugny Communal Cemetery

09-Aug

GRADY, JOHN BRUCE (J/89985) age: 26 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL358 MA-Y of No 161 Sqn, which came down in France near Cugny during Operation Tom 56.  He is buried in Cugny Communal Cemetery

09-Aug

BRAGG, CLIFFORD GEORGE (1896765) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL358 MA-Y of No 161 Sqn, which came down in France near Cugny during Operation Tom 57.  He is buried in Cugny Communal Cemetery

09-Aug

DEAN, BRYAN CHARLES FREDERICK (1892263) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL358 MA-Y of No 161 Sqn, which came down in France near Cugny during Operation Tom 58.  He is buried in Cugny Communal Cemetery

09-Aug

MARKSON, ELLIS (2211419) age: 38 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL358 MA-Y of No 161 Sqn, which came down in France near Cugny during Operation Tom 59.  He is buried in Cugny Communal Cemetery

09-Aug

RIVERS, ANTHONY ALBERT (1389036) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL358 MA-Y of No 161 Sqn, which came down in France near Cugny during Operation Tom 60.  He is buried in Cugny Communal Cemetery

09-Aug

WOOD, ROBERT (40587) age: 26 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW175 of No 180 Sqn, which was shot by flak near the Foret de Lyon.  He is buried in Nesle-l'Hopital Churchyard

09-Aug

GODDARD, ERNEST ROBERT (147702) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW175 of No 180 Sqn, which was shot by flak near the Foret de Lyon.  He is buried in Nesle-Normandeuse Communal Cemetery

09-Aug

KASUBECK, WILLIAM JAMES (J/29254) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN694 of No 182 Sqn, which came down near Crecy.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

09-Aug

TOLLWORTHY, WALTER FREDERICK (1334758) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN638 'O' of No 183 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Falaise.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

09-Aug

THURSBY, REGINALD ALFRED (1321893) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JR256 'I' of No 198 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Falaise.  He is buried in St Charles de Percy War Cemetery

09-Aug

LEACH, LESLIE JAMES (329197V) age: Unknown SAAF

Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FB324 of No 213 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Pristina in Yugoslavia.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

09-Aug

COWHAM, RALPH (1046077) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1501 of No 296 Sqn, which failed to return from an SOE sortie.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

09-Aug

ELWOOD, ALAN FRANCIS CHARLES (655623) age: 24 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1501 of No 296 Sqn, which failed to return from an SOE sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Aug

HAMMOND, CHARLES ALFRED (530448) age: 27 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1501 of No 296 Sqn, which failed to return from an SOE sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Aug

ABELL, EDWIN RAYMOND (1474271) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1501 of No 296 Sqn, which failed to return from an SOE sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Aug

MANTON, FREDERICK NORMAN (1358051) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1501 of No 296 Sqn, which failed to return from an SOE sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Aug

STENNING, BRUCE (420294) age: 27 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1501 of No 296 Sqn, which failed to return from an SOE sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Aug

KONDRACKI, Lech Andrzej (P.1602) age: 25 PAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, (not FZ187 ) of No 315 Sqn, which collided with another aircraft, during an escort mission over Northern France.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

09-Aug

MULLER, S () age: 21 RAFVR

 

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FR186 'B' of No 320 Sqn, which was hit by flak and made a crash landing at Friston.  He is buried in St Leger-aux-Bois Communal Cemetery

09-Aug

CLEMENT, JAMES McVICAR (J/24656) age:  RCAF

Fg Off

He had been flying in Lancaster III, ND344 of No 405 Sqn, which he abandoned when it was shot down on 11/12 Jun 1944. He was captured on 24 Jul when the farm he was being hidden on was raided by the Gestapo.  As US forces approached he was taken to St Symphorien airfield and shot.  He is buried in St Symphorien New Communal Cemetery

09-Aug

KEWEN, THOMAS CAUSON (J/20896) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, HK406 of No 409 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Hunsdon after an engine broke away in flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

09-Aug

CARTER, ARTHUR REGINALD DFC(J/15673) age: 25 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, HK406 of No 409 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Hunsdon after an engine broke away in flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

09-Aug

MACKAY, ALEXANDER (1825581) age: 37 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ363 of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at la Neuville.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

09-Aug

BERESFORD, JOHN STEWART (J/24909) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ363 of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at la Neuville.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

09-Aug

WYSE, GEORGE PERCIVAL (J/10397) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ363 of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at la Neuville.  He is buried in Cayeux-sur-Mer Communal Cemetery

09-Aug

RINGER, JACK JUNIOR (J/90077) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ363 of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at la Neuville.  He is buried in Quend Communal Cemetery

09-Aug

FERGUSON, ROY STANLEY (J/92615) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ363 of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at la Neuville.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Aug

GROUT, ROY GORDON (J/90092) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ363 of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at la Neuville.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Aug

LEVESQUE, STANLEY JOSEPH (J/90076) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ363 of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at la Neuville.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Aug

BURROW, LIONEL FREDERICK WALTER (421636) age: 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ368 HD-X of No 466 Sqn, which came down near la Boissiere-St-Martin during a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at Coquereaux.  He is buried in La Boissiere-St Martin Communal Cemetery

09-Aug

MACKAY, PETER GEORGE (1522815) age: 22 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ368 HD-X of No 466 Sqn, which came down near la Boissiere-St-Martin during a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at Coquereaux.  He is buried in La Boissiere-St Martin Communal Cemetery

09-Aug

HOLT, LESLIE ALBERT (1607002) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MH767 of No 601 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Florence during an attack on gun positions.  He is buried in Florence War Cemetery

09-Aug

LANGTON, ROBERT DOUGLAS (116933) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP282 of No 614 Sqn, which crashed at Ciocanesti during a raid on the Romana Americana Oil Refinery at Ploesti.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery.

09-Aug

CLARK, JOHN WILLIAM (1684098) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP282 of No 614 Sqn, which crashed at Ciocanesti during a raid on the Romana Americana Oil Refinery at Ploesti.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery.

09-Aug

BRUNTON, PETER (1339398) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP282 of No 614 Sqn, which crashed at Ciocanesti during a raid on the Romana Americana Oil Refinery at Ploesti.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery.

09-Aug

MARTYN, WALTER JOSEPH (175555) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP282 of No 614 Sqn, which crashed at Ciocanesti during a raid on the Romana Americana Oil Refinery at Ploesti.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery.

09-Aug

JONES, HERBERT GEORGE (1437298) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP282 of No 614 Sqn, which crashed at Ciocanesti during a raid on the Romana Americana Oil Refinery at Ploesti.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery.

09-Aug

TURNER, THOMAS JOSEPH ROGERSON (141854) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP282 of No 614 Sqn, which crashed at Ciocanesti during a raid on the Romana Americana Oil Refinery at Ploesti.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery.

09-Aug

BATH, HARRY (961199) age: 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP110 of No 614 Sqn, which crashed at Ciocanesti during a raid on the Romana Americana Oil Refinery at Ploesti.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery.

09-Aug

EASTLEY, FREDERICK CHARLES (J/25548) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA560 C8-A of No 640 Sqn, which came down near Guemicourt during a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at les Landes.  He is buried in Guemicourt Churchyard

09-Aug

TONGE, HERBERT (979747) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA560 C8-A of No 640 Sqn, which came down near Guemicourt during a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at les Landes.  He is buried in Guemicourt Churchyard

09-Aug

CASS, ROBERT MARWOOD (182155) age: 30 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA560 C8-A of No 640 Sqn, which came down near Guemicourt during a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at les Landes.  He is buried in Guemicourt Churchyard

09-Aug

EVANS, MEURIG (1836528) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA560 C8-A of No 640 Sqn, which came down near Guemicourt during a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at les Landes.  He is buried in Guemicourt Churchyard

09-Aug

SAUNDERS, FRANK CHARLES (1896195) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA560 C8-A of No 640 Sqn, which came down near Guemicourt during a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at les Landes.  He is buried in Guemicourt Churchyard

09-Aug

ELLIS, GEOFFREY THOMAS (3021508) age: 19 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2878 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, however his death was registered at Ware.  He is buried in Sheffield (Wisewood) Cemetery

09-Aug

MITCHELL, WILLIAM IRVINE GEORGE (1337491) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, NR502 of No 51 OTU, which flew into power cables whilst attempting a forced landing near Little Blakenham in Suffolk following an engine failure.  He is buried in Brixham (St Mary) Churchyard

09-Aug

CAMPS, HUBERT JOHN (102295) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XX, KB209 of the A & AEE High Altitude Flight, which dived inverted into the ground during a test flight.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

09-Aug

THOMAS, THOMAS GLANVILLE (157983) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XX, KB209 of the A & AEE High Altitude Flight, which dived inverted into the ground during a test flight.  He was cremated at Southampton Crematorium

09-Aug

STEPHENSON, ALBERT ARTHUR (1491881) age: 23 RAFVR

Cpl

Neither the unit on which he was serving nor the circumstances of his death have yet been ascertained.  He is buried in La Delivrande War Cemetery, Douvres

09-Aug

WOOLGAR, LEONARD FREDERICK (1331623) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Oxford I, HN787 of RAF North Weald, which crashed after swinging on take off.  He is buried in Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery

09-Aug

LASSMAN, LEONARD (1263603) age: 30 RAF

AC1

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Hendon.  He is buried in East Ham (Marlow Road) Jewish Cemetery

09-Aug

WHITE, ARTHUR JOSEPH HEATHCOTE (1094493) age: 39 RAFVR

Sgt

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

09-Aug

WILSON, FRANK JOSEPH (66034) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

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 Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery

09-Aug

PORTEOUS, JAMES COWAN (1077288) age: 38 RAFVR

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 Gladsmuir Parish Churchyard

09-Aug

ADAMS, REGINALD GEORGE (1353569) age: 23 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Southport.  He is buried in/or was cremated at the City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

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