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Casualties - 14 - 15 August 1944


14-Aug

TOLLAST, HENRY JOHN (1332795) age: 18 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 9 Sqn but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Devon Central (20).  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

14-Aug

ATKINSON, RONALD WILLIAM DFC(43537) age: 25 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was serving with No 16 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Uxbridge.  He was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium

14-Aug

NEWELL, GEOFFREY GEORGE (185141) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt I, HB986 of No 30 Sqn, which broke up in the air during recovery from a dive near Yelahanka.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

14-Aug

KNODLER, KEITH JACK (420211) age: 21 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt I, HB995 of No 30 Sqn, which appears to have broken up in the air during a height climb to 37,000 ft.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

14-Aug

MERCER, RICHARD WALTER (425714) age: 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD222 KM-U of No 44 Sqn, which came down at Crozon during a raid against shipping in Breat.  He is buried in Crozon Communal Cemetery

14-Aug

GILCHRIST, HUGH GORDON (J/25813) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD222 KM-U of No 44 Sqn, which came down at Crozon during a raid against shipping in Breat.  He is buried in Crozon Communal Cemetery

14-Aug

McLEOD, JOHN MALCOLM (R/151652) age: 31 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD222 KM-U of No 44 Sqn, which came down at Crozon during a raid against shipping in Breat.  He is buried in Crozon Communal Cemetery

14-Aug

McAULAY, MARTIN (J/28898) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD222 KM-U of No 44 Sqn, which came down at Crozon during a raid against shipping in Breat.  He is buried in St Charles de Percy War Cemetery

14-Aug

MAGUIRE, DENIS JOSEPH (1671268) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD222 KM-U of No 44 Sqn, which came down at Crozon during a raid against shipping in Breat.  He is buried in St Charles de Percy War Cemetery

14-Aug

McLEAN, FRANCIS ERIC (413091) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND854 OL-F of No 83 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea during a raid against shipping in Breat.  He is buried in Camaret-sur-Mer Communal Cemetery

14-Aug

LEONARD, JOHN (J/29987) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND854 OL-F of No 83 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea during a raid against shipping in Breat.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Aug

BEDELL, CECIL FORD (129540) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND854 OL-F of No 83 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea during a raid against shipping in Breat.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Aug

FAITHORN, LAWRENCE EDWARD (422471) age: 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND854 OL-F of No 83 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea during a raid against shipping in Breat.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Aug

FURNISS, BRIAN BRUCE (178724) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND854 OL-F of No 83 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea during a raid against shipping in Breat.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Aug

JONES, GRAHAM MARSDEN (1108838) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND854 OL-F of No 83 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea during a raid against shipping in Breat.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Aug

KEMP, EDWARD ALEXANDER LOUIS DFC(149253) age: 35 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND854 OL-F of No 83 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea during a raid against shipping in Breat.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Aug

HENDERSON, JOHN (1075987) age: 34 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND854 OL-F of No 83 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea during a raid against shipping in Breat.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Aug

GERRETT, WILLIAM CHARLES AMBROSE (1381446) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was serving with No 96 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Chichester.  He is buried in Littlehampton Cemetery

14-Aug

READ, LESLIE RICHMOND (68) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was serving with No 96 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Chichester.  He is buried in Littlehampton Cemetery

14-Aug

BARTLEET, JOHN PETER DENNIS (145148) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND613 PM-R of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Berjou during a raid against strong points at Fontaine-le-Pin.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

14-Aug

ARMSTRONG, DEREK SOUTER (1673357) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND613 PM-R of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Berjou during a raid against strong points at Fontaine-le-Pin.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

14-Aug

BARNES, CLARENCE (1819399) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND613 PM-R of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Berjou during a raid against strong points at Fontaine-le-Pin.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

14-Aug

CHILES, KENNETH (1834661) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND613 PM-R of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Berjou during a raid against strong points at Fontaine-le-Pin.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

14-Aug

JAMES, FRANK LANCELOT (1293097) age: 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND613 PM-R of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Berjou during a raid against strong points at Fontaine-le-Pin.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

14-Aug

JONES, WILLIAM KELVIN (1653339) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND613 PM-R of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Berjou during a raid against strong points at Fontaine-le-Pin.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

14-Aug

NAPIER, ARTHUR EDWARD (156951) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN885 'Y' of No 164 Sqn, which was shot by flak near Falaise during a patrol.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

14-Aug

ADAMS, DOUGLAS ANDREW (J/23329) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB857 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Aug

BLOOMFIELD, RICHARD HENRY (1385878) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB857 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Aug

FITZGERALD, TERENCE O'CONNELL (1540356) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB857 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Aug

LEWIS, GEOFFREY THOMAS (1317733) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB857 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Aug

MATTHEWS, WILLIAM RAOYR OLAF (1320558) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB857 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Aug

TOUT, LAWRENCE RANDLE (1585351) age: 19 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB857 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Aug

MORAN, PATRICK STEWART GREVILLE (160632) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN138 'X' of No 175 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Bernay.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

14-Aug

PLATT, ARTHUR JOSHUA (137629) age: 27 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 177 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

14-Aug

MACRAE, GEORGE DOUGALD (J/25149) age: Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV961 'C' of No 178 Sqn, which exploded whilst attempting a forced-landing at Paderewski after a fire broke out as a result of flak damage during a supply dropping mission to Warsaw..  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

14-Aug

McLANACHAN, HUGH VALANCE (1394988) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV961 'C' of No 178 Sqn, which exploded whilst attempting a forced-landing at Paderewski after a fire broke out as a result of flak damage during a supply dropping mission to Warsaw..  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

14-Aug

COUTTS, PERCY GORDON (329180V) age: Unknown SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV961 'C' of No 178 Sqn, which exploded whilst attempting a forced-landing at Paderewski after a fire broke out as a result of flak damage during a supply dropping mission to Warsaw..  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

14-Aug

PORTER, JOHN EDWARD (1605175) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV961 'C' of No 178 Sqn, which exploded whilst attempting a forced-landing at Paderewski after a fire broke out as a result of flak damage during a supply dropping mission to Warsaw..  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

14-Aug

SCOTT, RICHARD HERBERT CHARLES (1801453) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV961 'C' of No 178 Sqn, which exploded whilst attempting a forced-landing at Paderewski after a fire broke out as a result of flak damage during a supply dropping mission to Warsaw..  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

14-Aug

SHARP, ARTHUR (1077896) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV961 'C' of No 178 Sqn, which exploded whilst attempting a forced-landing at Paderewski after a fire broke out as a result of flak damage during a supply dropping mission to Warsaw..  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

14-Aug

PYRAH, STANLEY HARRISON (122971) age: 31 RAF

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR139 of No 235 Sqn, which probably ditched off the Ile de Monies.  He is buried in Ile-aux-Moines Communal Cemetery

14-Aug

COOK, ALEC ERNEST DFC(74329) age: 25 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR139 of No 235 Sqn, which probably ditched off the Ile de Monies.  He is buried in Ile-aux-Moines Communal Cemetery

14-Aug

HARKER, GEOFFREY GORDON (935992) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HP907, HR286 or LR346 of No 248 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Royan/failed to return from a shipping attack in Gironde after being hit by flak/failed to return from a shipping attack in Gironde.  He is buried in Le Verdon-sur-Mer Communal Cemetery

14-Aug

STODDART, LIONEL DOUGLAS (1315133) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HP907, HR286 or LR346 of No 248 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Royan/failed to return from a shipping attack in Gironde after being hit by flak/failed to return from a shipping attack in Gironde.  He is buried in Le Verdon-sur-Mer Communal Cemetery

14-Aug

REBINSKI, Longin (P.1999) age: 24 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV278 BH-A of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Pont D'Ouilly during a raid on German armour in the Falaise area.  He is buried in Polish Field of Honour, Grainville-Langannieres

14-Aug

TRAWINSKI, Henryk (P.0853) age: 30 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV278 BH-A of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Pont D'Ouilly during a raid on German armour in the Falaise area.  He is buried in Polish Field of Honour, Grainville-Langannieres

14-Aug

MIGASZEWSKI, Zbigniew (Zbyszko) (P.794716) age: 25 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV278 BH-A of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Pont D'Ouilly during a raid on German armour in the Falaise area.  He is buried in Polish Field of Honour, Grainville-Langannieres

14-Aug

CZABANSKI, Stanislaw (P.2579) age: 31 PAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV278 BH-A of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Pont D'Ouilly during a raid on German armour in the Falaise area.  He is buried in Polish Field of Honour, Grainville-Langannieres

14-Aug

BUJNOWSKI, Stanislaw (P.784014) age: 37 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV278 BH-A of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Pont D'Ouilly during a raid on German armour in the Falaise area.  He is buried in Polish Field of Honour, Grainville-Langannieres

14-Aug

GRABOWSKI, Stanislaw (P.706050) age: 38 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV278 BH-A of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Pont D'Ouilly during a raid on German armour in the Falaise area.  He is buried in Polish Field of Honour, Grainville-Langannieres

14-Aug

WOJTULEWICZ, Franciszek (P.705050) age: 27 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV278 BH-A of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Pont D'Ouilly during a raid on German armour in the Falaise area.  He is buried in Polish Field of Honour, Grainville-Langannieres

14-Aug

L'ABEE-LUND, K () age: 

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, NH586 'D' of No 331 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Bernay whilst carrying out a ground strafing attack .  He is buried in

14-Aug

KEMPER, FREDERICK AUGUST JOHN (J/12344) age: 24 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB859 of No 407 Sqn, which was lost on a night anti-submarine patrol.  5 other killed.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Aug

HODDINOTT, ARTHUR JOHN (J/22236) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB859 of No 407 Sqn, which was lost on a night anti-submarine patrol.  5 other killed.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Aug

ELLIOTT, ALAN ROWAT (J/88667) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB859 of No 407 Sqn, which was lost on a night anti-submarine patrol.  5 other killed.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Aug

GAUTHIER, BERNARD ANTHONY (J/87184) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB859 of No 407 Sqn, which was lost on a night anti-submarine patrol.  5 other killed.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Aug

RICHARDSON, JOHN MARSHALL (J/90315) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB859 of No 407 Sqn, which was lost on a night anti-submarine patrol.  5 other killed.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Aug

HENDERSON, DAVID LOUDEN SUTHERLAND (J/87259) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB859 of No 407 Sqn, which was lost on a night anti-submarine patrol.  5 other killed.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Aug

WATSON, MERVYN JOHN (420610) age: 20 RAAF

WO

He was serving with No 453 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Hottot-les-Bagues War Cemetery

14-Aug

DAVIES, CHRISTOPHER WILLIAM (169684) age: 34 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Truro of No 502 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Oldham (Greenacres) Cemetery

14-Aug

HINDLE, HENRY (2206229) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD208 BQ-V of No 550 Sqn, which came down near Wansford in Northamptonshire on its return from a raid against strong points at Fontaine-le-Pin.  He is buried in Accrington Cemetery

14-Aug

MOODY, EDWARD (1481555) age: 34 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD208 BQ-V of No 550 Sqn, which came down near Wansford in Northamptonshire on its return from a raid against strong points at Fontaine-le-Pin.  He is buried in Ashton-under-Lyne and Dunkinfield Joint Cemetery

14-Aug

HOUGH, JOHN (1546277) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD208 BQ-V of No 550 Sqn, which came down near Wansford in Northamptonshire on its return from a raid against strong points at Fontaine-le-Pin.  He is buried in Burnley Cemetery

14-Aug

LAKE, JAMES BYRNE (424904) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD208 BQ-V of No 550 Sqn, which came down near Wansford in Northamptonshire on its return from a raid against strong points at Fontaine-le-Pin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

14-Aug

THOMSON, GEORGE ALFRED (1596065) age: 35 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD208 BQ-V of No 550 Sqn, which came down near Wansford in Northamptonshire on its return from a raid against strong points at Fontaine-le-Pin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

14-Aug

WALSH, EDWARD (651775) age: 25 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD208 BQ-V of No 550 Sqn, which came down near Wansford in Northamptonshire on its return from a raid against strong points at Fontaine-le-Pin.  He is buried in Marton (St Paul) Church Burial Ground

14-Aug

TUCKER, ARTHUR WILLIAM (1800484) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD208 BQ-V of No 550 Sqn, which came down near Wansford in Northamptonshire on its return from a raid against strong points at Fontaine-le-Pin.  He is buried in Woolwich Cemetery

14-Aug

GOUBY, R B DFC() age: 

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MA755 of No 611 Sqn, which crashed near Chagnes during an attack on enemy MT.  He is buried in

14-Aug

NEWSTEAD, HARRY (611504) age: 25 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed flying whilst as a passenger in Halifax II, JN912 'T' of No 614 Sqn, which ditched in the Gulf of Taranto following an engine fire on a training flight from Cantania to Amendola.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

14-Aug

SANDERSON, FRANCIS ANDREW (413482) age: 32 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed flying whilst as a passenger in Halifax II, JN912 'T' of No 614 Sqn, which ditched in the Gulf of Taranto following an engine fire on a training flight from Cantania to Amendola.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

14-Aug

EDWARDS, ALBERT GEORGE (127270) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed flying whilst as a passenger in Halifax II, JN912 'T' of No 614 Sqn, which ditched in the Gulf of Taranto following an engine fire on a training flight from Cantania to Amendola.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

14-Aug

HODGES, NORMAN ERNEST (1579506) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed flying whilst as a passenger in Halifax II, JN912 'T' of No 614 Sqn, which ditched in the Gulf of Taranto following an engine fire on a training flight from Cantania to Amendola.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

14-Aug

O'CONNOR, ARTHUR ALEXANDER (1559848) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed flying whilst as a passenger in Halifax II, JN912 'T' of No 614 Sqn, which ditched in the Gulf of Taranto following an engine fire on a training flight from Cantania to Amendola.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

14-Aug

CARO, J L (79689V) age: 27 SAAF

Lt

He was killed flying whilst as a passenger in Halifax II, JN912 'T' of No 614 Sqn, which ditched in the Gulf of Taranto following an engine fire on a training flight from Cantania to Amendola.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

14-Aug

ANDERSON, JOHN HUME (1553109) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed flying whilst as a passenger in Halifax II, JN912 'T' of No 614 Sqn, which ditched in the Gulf of Taranto following an engine fire on a training flight from Cantania to Amendola.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

14-Aug

MITCHELL, HARRY WILLIAM JAMES (1897111) age: 36 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed flying whilst as a passenger in Halifax II, JN912 'T' of No 614 Sqn, which ditched in the Gulf of Taranto following an engine fire on a training flight from Cantania to Amendola.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

14-Aug

HOMES, JOSEPH EDWARD ALBERT (157515) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed flying whilst as a passenger in Halifax II, JN912 'T' of No 614 Sqn, which ditched in the Gulf of Taranto following an engine fire on a training flight from Cantania to Amendola.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

14-Aug

PESME, CECIL PERCY (J/21539) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM485 of No 617 Sqn, which damaged by during a daylight raid on Brest.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

14-Aug

DRISCOLL, WALTER GEORGE (151252) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN896 'R' of No 624 Sqn, which exploded and dived into the Mediterranean off the Spanish coast on its return from a SOE supply drop ('Quincaille') over France.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

14-Aug

LUXON, CECIL HENRY (152771) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN896 'R' of No 624 Sqn, which exploded and dived into the Mediterranean off the Spanish coast on its return from a SOE supply drop ('Quincaille') over France.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

14-Aug

NEALE, LEOPOLD WILLIAM (425206) age: 35 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN896 'R' of No 624 Sqn, which exploded and dived into the Mediterranean off the Spanish coast on its return from a SOE supply drop ('Quincaille') over France.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

14-Aug

HULMES, JAMES MAXWELL (432551) age: 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN896 'R' of No 624 Sqn, which exploded and dived into the Mediterranean off the Spanish coast on its return from a SOE supply drop ('Quincaille') over France.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

14-Aug

LAMBERT, EDWIN GARNET (1391779) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN896 'R' of No 624 Sqn, which exploded and dived into the Mediterranean off the Spanish coast on its return from a SOE supply drop ('Quincaille') over France.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

14-Aug

LAING, FREDERICK DAVIDSON (J/90303) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN896 'R' of No 624 Sqn, which exploded and dived into the Mediterranean off the Spanish coast on its return from a SOE supply drop ('Quincaille') over France.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

14-Aug

HURST, EDMUND (528937) age: 30 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN896 'R' of No 624 Sqn, which exploded and dived into the Mediterranean off the Spanish coast on its return from a SOE supply drop ('Quincaille') over France.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

14-Aug

SOULSBY, NORMAN (985124) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN896 'R' of No 624 Sqn, which exploded and dived into the Mediterranean off the Spanish coast on its return from a SOE supply drop ('Quincaille') over France.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

14-Aug

PROCTER, WILLIAM NORMAN (R/114451) age: 21 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN896 'R' of No 624 Sqn, which exploded and dived into the Mediterranean off the Spanish coast on its return from a SOE supply drop ('Quincaille') over France.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

14-Aug

MARCHANT, GEORGE LAWRENCE ROLAND (422301) age: 27 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIC, JL813 of No 132 OTU, which came down in the sea off Peterhead during a training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Aug

VOGT, JOHN RONALD (427527) age: 29 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIC, JL813 of No 132 OTU, which came down in the sea off Peterhead during a training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Aug

HORNER, WALTER (1486873) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura V, JT833 'F' of No 17 SAAF, which failed to return from an anti-shipping patrol off the French coast.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

14-Aug

BAILEY, ROBERT ARTHUR GEORGE (3006845) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF816 of No 20 OTU, which dived into the ground at high speed close to the Nethy Bridge near Grantown-on-Spey during an evening cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Bungay Cemetery

14-Aug

RANKIN, DENIS HENDERSON (175934) age: 24 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF816 of No 20 OTU, which dived into the ground at high speed close to the Nethy Bridge near Grantown-on-Spey during an evening cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Carnmoney Cemetery East

14-Aug

PATERSON, PHILIP LIONEL BENNETT (175168) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF816 of No 20 OTU, which dived into the ground at high speed close to the Nethy Bridge near Grantown-on-Spey during an evening cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Elgin New Cemetery

14-Aug

DOWNEY, JAMES MICHAEL (1800550) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF816 of No 20 OTU, which dived into the ground at high speed close to the Nethy Bridge near Grantown-on-Spey during an evening cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Leytonstone (St Patrick's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

14-Aug

FRASER, STEPHEN (1569101) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF816 of No 20 OTU, which dived into the ground at high speed close to the Nethy Bridge near Grantown-on-Spey during an evening cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Lossiemouth Burial Ground

14-Aug

TODHUNTER, HAROLD (1523611) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF816 of No 20 OTU, which dived into the ground at high speed close to the Nethy Bridge near Grantown-on-Spey during an evening cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Whitehaven Cemetery

14-Aug

McGREGOR, DONALD EDWARD CHRISTOPHER (423407) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk I, AL189 of No 73 OTU, which crashed on landing at Fayid due to a lack of air speed on the approach.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

14-Aug

McBAIN, WILLIAM ERNEST JAY (J/21879) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Vengence III, FB952 of No 8 IAF, which crashed near Quetta whilst practising dive bombing.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

14-Aug

GAUVAIN, JOHN HENRY PERCIVAL (75334) age: 28 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

A staff officer with No 203 Group, he was possibly killed whilst flying in Argus II, FS562 of the ME Comm Sqn, which flew into the ground near Abu Sueir.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

14-Aug

TERRY, BRIAN ROUSE (128433) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Argus II, FS562 of No ME Comm Sqn, which flew into the ground near Abu Sueir.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

14-Aug

HAMILTON, GEORGE DESMOND (150802) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford I, ED223 of No 11 (P) AFU, which crashed at Shocklach Green near Wrexham after hitting a tree whilst flying at low level.  He is buried in Belfast (Dundonlad) Cemetery.

14-Aug

VAUGHAN, ARTHUR FRANCIS (129630) age: 34 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford I, ED223 of No 11 (P) AFU, which crashed at Shocklach Green near Wrexham after hitting a tree whilst flying at low level.  He is buried in Birmingham (Witton) Cemetery.

14-Aug

HUGHES, LEONARD age: unknown ATC

Cadet

A member of No 997 Sqn ATC, he was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford I, ED223 of No 11 (P) AFU, which crashed at Shocklach Green near Wrexham after hitting a tree whilst flying at low level.  He is buried in Prestatyn (Coed Bell), Flintshire.

14-Aug

POLING, DOROTHY (2057983) age: Unknown WAAF

ACW2

She was serving at RAF Riccall and died at the Caledonian Hotel, Edinburgh, from natural causes (Sub-Arachnoid Haemorrhage (rupture of congenital cerebral aneurysm)).  She is buried in Rothwell Cemetery, Yorkshire.

15-Aug

COUCH, JAMES HARRY (1425206) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, JA508 'Z' of No 70 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Tortorella on its return from a raid on shipping and the docks at Marseilles.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

15-Aug

GRIMMETT, GERFORD CHARLES (1338980) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, JA508 'Z' of No 70 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Tortorella on its return from a raid on shipping and the docks at Marseilles.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

15-Aug

SAVIN, HAROLD WALTER JAMES (1323100) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, JA508 'Z' of No 70 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Tortorella on its return from a raid on shipping and the docks at Marseilles.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

15-Aug

STERN, CHARLES WILLIAM (1601165) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, JA508 'Z' of No 70 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Tortorella on its return from a raid on shipping and the docks at Marseilles.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

15-Aug

BENSLEY, MARCUS (425586) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, JA508 'Z' of No 70 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Tortorella on its return from a raid on shipping and the docks at Marseilles.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

15-Aug

KYNASTON, NORMAN ARTHUR (89810) age: 29 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK909 of No 91 Sqn, which he abandoned over the sea after being hit by flak during a sweep in the St Trond area but he was not found.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Aug

WALKER, STEWART KITCHENER (J/12556) age: 27 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FB110 of No 122 Sqn, which was shot near Dreux in a fight with Bf 109s and Fw 190s.  He is buried in Luray Communal Cemetery

15-Aug

HARDEN, ROBERT CECIL (402517) age: 22 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, NH493 'T' of No 132 Sqn, which was shot down near Falaise whilst attacking enemy MT.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Aug

DARLING, ROBERT SAMUEL (1420671) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN926 'O' of No 148 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over the drop zone during a supply dropping sortie to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

HARTOG, RONALD (1814810) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN926 'O' of No 148 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over the drop zone during a supply dropping sortie to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

LAW, THOMAS (1823733) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN926 'O' of No 148 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over the drop zone during a supply dropping sortie to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

ROOTS, PETER HENRY (1394103) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN926 'O' of No 148 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over the drop zone during a supply dropping sortie to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

BARRETT, FERNARD JOSEPH (1671099) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW264 'X' of No 178 Sqn, which crashed in Warsaw during a supply dropping mission to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

LEE, JASPER VICTOR (1180518) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW264 'X' of No 178 Sqn, which crashed in Warsaw during a supply dropping mission to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

ROBINSON, RICHARD WILLIAM (1271870) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW264 'X' of No 178 Sqn, which crashed in Warsaw during a supply dropping mission to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

JOSLYN, GORDON WALLACE (1605719) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW264 'X' of No 178 Sqn, which crashed in Warsaw during a supply dropping mission to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

BAXTER, MURRAY ALEXANDER (416821) age: 23 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW264 'X' of No 178 Sqn, which crashed in Warsaw during a supply dropping mission to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

PRATT, WILLIAM (1570343) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW264 'X' of No 178 Sqn, which crashed in Warsaw during a supply dropping mission to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

WINTER, JOHN (1824963) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW264 'X' of No 178 Sqn, which crashed in Warsaw during a supply dropping mission to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

LAWSON, R L (328846V) age: 21 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG828 'F' of No 178 Sqn, which crashed in Zdzary near Tarnow during a SOE supply dropping mission to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

STOTT, A D (542708V) age: 24 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG828 'F' of No 178 Sqn, which crashed in Zdzary near Tarnow during a SOE supply dropping mission to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

GARNER, WILLIAM GEORGE CLEMENT (1890540) age: 36 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG828 'F' of No 178 Sqn, which crashed in Zdzary near Tarnow during a SOE supply dropping mission to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

HUDDERT, WILLIAM (1090541) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG828 'F' of No 178 Sqn, which crashed in Zdzary near Tarnow during a SOE supply dropping mission to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

PAINE, ROLAND CHARLES (1313102) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG828 'F' of No 178 Sqn, which crashed in Zdzary near Tarnow during a SOE supply dropping mission to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

STONIER, RUPERT VINCENT (1579838) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG828 'F' of No 178 Sqn, which crashed in Zdzary near Tarnow during a SOE supply dropping mission to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

PAGE, ERNEST HENRY JOHN (625177) age: 26 RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG828 'F' of No 178 Sqn, which crashed in Zdzary near Tarnow during a SOE supply dropping mission to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

THYER, EDWIN CHARLES (123035) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG873 'Q' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down at Wietrzchowice by a night fighter during a supply dropping mission to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

FAIRWEATHER, KEITH (542974V) age: Unknown SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG873 'Q' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down at Wietrzchowice by a night fighter during a supply dropping mission to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

DAVIS, SYDNEY JOHN (939218) age: 34 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG873 'Q' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down at Wietrzchowice by a night fighter during a supply dropping mission to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

FOREMAN, CECIL EDWARD (1600152) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG873 'Q' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down at Wietrzchowice by a night fighter during a supply dropping mission to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

HORNE, SIDNEY FRANK (1713591) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG873 'Q' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down at Wietrzchowice by a night fighter during a supply dropping mission to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

MOUNTAIN, MATTHEW THOMAS (974761) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG873 'Q' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down at Wietrzchowice by a night fighter during a supply dropping mission to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

OVERGAAUW, GEERT ADRIANUS CORNELIS (102525) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM263 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which came down near Arnhem during a raid against Deelen airfield.  He is buried in Arnhem (Moscowa) General Cemetery

15-Aug

BRETT, ANTHONY LEONARD (183918) age: 19 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM263 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which came down near Arnhem during a raid against Deelen airfield.  He is buried in Arnhem (Moscowa) General Cemetery

15-Aug

MACKAY, HUNTLEY DAVID SHAW MANN JACK (56034) age: 24 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM263 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which came down near Arnhem during a raid against Deelen airfield.  He is buried in Arnhem (Moscowa) General Cemetery

15-Aug

COAKER, RONALD LEE (1890818) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM263 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which came down near Arnhem during a raid against Deelen airfield.  He is buried in Arnhem (Moscowa) General Cemetery

15-Aug

WILDSMITH, PERCY ARTHUR (936016) age: 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM263 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which came down near Arnhem during a raid against Deelen airfield.  He is buried in Arnhem (Moscowa) General Cemetery

15-Aug

SWINTON, WILLIAM AULD (J/25057) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM263 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which came down near Arnhem during a raid against Deelen airfield.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

15-Aug

WATT, ALICK (J/89063) age: Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM263 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which came down near Arnhem during a raid against Deelen airfield.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

15-Aug

MORLEY, ALLAN IVAN (1202564) age: 33 RAFVR

AC2

He had been serving with No 211 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

15-Aug

DUTTON, CHARLES RICHARD (1579247) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ940 of No 299 Sqn, which failed to return from Operation Dick 108 on behalf of the SOE.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

15-Aug

WALKER, PETER (1547911) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ940 of No 299 Sqn, which failed to return from Operation Dick 108 on behalf of the SOE.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

15-Aug

HOUGH, WILLIAM (417081) age: 23 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ940 of No 299 Sqn, which failed to return from Operation Dick 108 on behalf of the SOE.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

15-Aug

FIELDER, FREDERICK (1585687) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ940 of No 299 Sqn, which failed to return from Operation Dick 108 on behalf of the SOE.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

15-Aug

HENRY, JAMES TERENCE (1588894) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ940 of No 299 Sqn, which failed to return from Operation Dick 108 on behalf of the SOE.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

15-Aug

SHIPTON, ANTHONY GILBERT (1893268) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ940 of No 299 Sqn, which failed to return from Operation Dick 108 on behalf of the SOE.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

15-Aug

BROWN, DOUGLAS WALTER (J/28945) age: 34 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB749 NA-A of No 428 Sqn, which exploded in the air during a raid against Soesterberg airfield.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

15-Aug

HETHERINGTON, LEWIS WILFRED (179430) age: 27 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB749 NA-A of No 428 Sqn, which exploded in the air during a raid against Soesterberg airfield.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

15-Aug

CLEAVER, JOHN BARRY (J/89903) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB749 NA-A of No 428 Sqn, which exploded in the air during a raid against Soesterberg airfield.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

15-Aug

REVELL, PHILIP CHARLES (J/89876) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB749 NA-A of No 428 Sqn, which exploded in the air during a raid against Soesterberg airfield.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

15-Aug

WHYTE, GORDON EDWARD (J/90316) age: 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB749 NA-A of No 428 Sqn, which exploded in the air during a raid against Soesterberg airfield.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

15-Aug

MORRISON, WILLIAM HAROLD (J/27387) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN426 'H' of No 438 Sqn, which hit a tree and crashed whilst carrying out a low level attack near Tron.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

15-Aug

HAMILTON, MERVYN EDGAR (414232) age: 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL844 of No 463 Sqn, when his turret was knocked off the aircraft by bombs dropped from an aircraft above.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Aug

TAYLOR, FREDERICK LEONARD (655973) age: Unknown RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP659 'O' of No 609 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy fighter in the Falaise-Tron area.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

15-Aug

GREGG, DONALD ARTHUR (1235043) age: 21 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Ashford of No 616 Sqn, which spun into the ground on the approach to Ashford ALG.  He is buried in Nottingham Northern Cemetery

15-Aug

DIXON, JOHN (1665061) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 5012 (Airfield Construction) Sqn but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, his death being registered at .  He is buried in Higher Walton (All Saints) Churchyard

15-Aug

DANIEL, Stanislaw (P.0735) age: 34 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator Vl, KG890 GR-S of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which was shot down near Polwizdow by a night fighter on it return from a supply dropping sortie to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

SZOSTAK, Zbigniew Marian (P.76684) age: 28 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator Vl, KG890 GR-S of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which was shot down near Polwizdow by a night fighter on it return from a supply dropping sortie to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

RUTKOWSKI, Wincenty Tudeusz (P.792934) age: 23 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator Vl, KG890 GR-S of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which was shot down near Polwizdow by a night fighter on it return from a supply dropping sortie to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

WITEK, Jozef (P.794534) age: 29 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator Vl, KG890 GR-S of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which was shot down near Polwizdow by a night fighter on it return from a supply dropping sortie to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

BIELICKI, Jozef (P.793845) age: 22 PAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator Vl, KG890 GR-S of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which was shot down near Polwizdow by a night fighter on it return from a supply dropping sortie to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

DUBOWSKI, Tadeusz (P.794215) age: 21 PAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator Vl, KG890 GR-S of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which was shot down near Polwizdow by a night fighter on it return from a supply dropping sortie to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

MALCZYK, Stanislaw (P.793506) age: 28 PAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator Vl, KG890 GR-S of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which was shot down near Polwizdow by a night fighter on it return from a supply dropping sortie to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

DOUGLAS, ROBERT JAMES (426559) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE975 of No 1660 HCU, which he attempted to abandon following a double engine failure, by which time the aircraft was too low for his parachute to deploy fully.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

15-Aug

BOWE, DONALD MCFARLANE (419550) age: 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE975 of No 1660 HCU, which he attempted to abandon following a double engine failure, by which time the aircraft was too low for his parachute to deploy fully.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

15-Aug

PIPER, JOHN SIMPSON (1880334) age: 35 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG277 OO-F of No 1663 HCU, which flew into high ground near Rufforth on its return from a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Coulsdon (St John) Churchyard

15-Aug

REEVES, ARTHUR HEATON (1808706) age: 19 RAFVR

AC2

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Harvard II, EX357 of No 20 SFTS, which crashed on this date.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery

15-Aug

TROBRIDGE, DAVID ARTHUR GEORGE (1496360) age: 21 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst serving with No 3 ADU but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

15-Aug

LEES, PETER HENRY GEORGE (1584070) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG836 'C' of No 31 SAAF, which crashed into Warsaw City Square during a supply dropping sortie to the city.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

TURNER, EDWARD HALL (1685004) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG871 'F' of No 31 SAAF, which was shot down by flak at Goledzinow during a supply dropping sortie to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

HUDSON, HERBERT (1625557) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG939 'A' of No 31 SAAF, which was shot down by flak during a supply dropping sortie to Warsaw..  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

MAYES, LESLIE (999652) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG939 'A' of No 31 SAAF, which was shot down by flak during a supply dropping sortie to Warsaw..  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

15-Aug

KOMER, WALTER (R/269313) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP197 of No 4 (C) OTU, which crashed at Creagh-a-Croinach following a recall during a radar training exercise.  He is buried in Rosskeen Parish Churchyard Extensions (or Burial Ground)

15-Aug

DLUSY, NATHAN (R/179433) age: 23 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP197 of No 4 OTU, which crashed at Creagh-a-Croinach following a recall during a radar training exercise.  He is buried in Glasgow (Glenduffhill) Jewish Cemetery

15-Aug

ROWSON, RONALD SHAW (J/28380) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP197 of No 4 OTU, which crashed at Creagh-a-Croinach following a recall during a radar training exercise.  He is buried in Rosskeen Parish Churchyard Extensions (or Burial Ground)

15-Aug

UNSER, ANTON NICHOLAS (J/29002) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP197 of No 4 OTU, which crashed at Creagh-a-Croinach following a recall during a radar training exercise.  He is buried in Rosskeen Parish Churchyard Extensions (or Burial Ground)

15-Aug

WOOD, THOMAS BENEDICK (J/43271) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP197 of No 4 OTU, which crashed at Creagh-a-Croinach following a recall during a radar training exercise.  He is buried in Rosskeen Parish Churchyard Extensions (or Burial Ground)

15-Aug

MERCER, ROBERT LYALL (J/6272) age: 27 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP197 of No 4 OTU, which crashed at Creagh-a-Croinach following a recall during a radar training exercise.  He is buried in Rosskeen Parish Churchyard Extensions (or Burial Ground)

15-Aug

SARGENT, WILLIAM BENEDICT (J/9318) age: 30 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP197 of No 4 OTU, which crashed at Creagh-a-Croinach following a recall during a radar training exercise.  He is buried in Rosskeen Parish Churchyard Extensions (or Burial Ground)

15-Aug

NORTON, REGINALD CUFFLEY (53423) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP197 of No 4 OTU, which crashed at Creagh-a-Croinach following a recall during a radar training exercise.  He is buried in Rosskeen Parish Churchyard Extensions (or Burial Ground)

15-Aug

DI PESA, ARTHUR (R/179456) age: 29 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP197 of No 4 OTU, which crashed at Creagh-a-Croinach following a recall during a radar training exercise.  He is buried in Rosskeen Parish Churchyard Extensions (or Burial Ground)

15-Aug

FULTON, RODERICK WILLIAM (J/24683) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP197 of No 4 OTU, which crashed at Creagh-a-Croinach following a recall during a radar training exercise.  He is buried in Rosskeen Parish Churchyard Extensions (or Burial Ground)

15-Aug

STORDY, VERNON CLEVELAND (J/43646) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP197 of No 4 OTU, which crashed at Creagh-a-Croinach following a recall during a radar training exercise.  He is buried in Rosskeen Parish Churchyard Extensions (or Burial Ground)

15-Aug

WHYTE, PERCY ALEXANDER (C/43647) age: 26 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP197 of No 4 OTU, which crashed at Creagh-a-Croinach following a recall during a radar training exercise.  He is buried in Rosskeen Parish Churchyard Extensions (or Burial Ground)

15-Aug

TRASK, DONALD ROY (798775) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP197 of No 4 OTU, which crashed at Creagh-a-Croinach following a recall during a radar training exercise.  He is buried in Rosskeen Parish Churchyard Extensions (or Burial Ground)

15-Aug

JACKSON, RONALD EDWARD (408581) age: 24 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP197 of No 4 OTU, which crashed at Creagh-a-Croinach following a recall during a radar training exercise.  He is buried in Rosskeen Parish Churchyard Extensions (or Burial Ground)

15-Aug

LUDINGTON, LEROY HART (R/133400) age: 29 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP197 of No 4 OTU, which crashed at Creagh-a-Croinach following a recall during a radar training exercise.  He is buried in Rosskeen Parish Churchyard Extensions (or Burial Ground)

15-Aug

HALE, ARTHUR (1672855) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, N6538 of No 9 EFTS, which crashed during aerobatics at Shustoke.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (Byker and Heaton) Cemetery

15-Aug

MOLESWORTH, ANTHONY OLIVER (26116) age: 36 RAF

Gp Capt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford I, L4635 of the Metropolitan Communication Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Newmarket after catching fire in the air.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

15-Aug

SMITH, JAMES LISTER (89712) age: 26 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford I, L4635 of the Metropolitan Communication Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Newmarket after catching fire in the air.  He is buried in Aberuthven Cemetery

15-Aug

WILKINS, GEORGE ALBERT DFC(45120) age: 29 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford I, L4635 of the Metropolitan Communication Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Newmarket after catching fire in the air.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

15-Aug

SNUGGS, CLIFFORD HENRY (1879680) age: 24 RAFVR

AC2

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 Brookwood Military Cemetery

15-Aug

BROCK, CYRIL JOHN (918748) age: 26 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and died in the Berkshire and Buckinghamshire Joint Sanitorium, Peppard, Oxfordshire.  He was cremated at Oxford Crematorium.

15-Aug

MASKELL, FREDERICK CHARLES (962144) age: 44 RAFVR

LAC

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 Pettaugh (St Catherine) Churchyard

15-Aug

CASHIN, JOHN WILLIAM (1044080) age: 24 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Middlesborough.  He is buried in Middlesbrough (Thorntree) Roman Catholic Cemetery

15-Aug

SHAW, GEORGE HODGSON (1481921) age: 35 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Northumberland Central.  He is buried in Birkenshaw (St Paul) Churchyard

15-Aug

FLEET, JOHN ARTHUR (1549233) age: 24 RAFVR

Cpl

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

15-Aug

BLYTH, DAVID NAIRN (152432) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He died from injuries sustained on 12 Aug 1944 whilst flying in Stirling, EF210 of No 1665 HCU, which crashed on an overshoot at Tholthorpe whilst attempting to land on three engines.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Rosebank) Cemetery.

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