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Casualties - 16 - 17 August 1944


16-Aug

BURMAN, DENNIS CECIL (404889) age: 23 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, NH374 'R' of No 74 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking rail targets between Arras and Waziers.  He is buried in Biache-St Vaast Communal Cemetery

16-Aug

CLARK, ARTHUR JOHN (179515) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR237 of No 151 Sqn, which was lost on a Day Ranger.  He is buried in Beruges Communal Cemetery

16-Aug

PARKINSON, FREDERICK JOHN (175717) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR237 of No 151 Sqn, which was lost on a Day Ranger.  He is buried in Beruges Communal Cemetery

16-Aug

GRANTHAM, FREDERICK ANDROS (104542) age: 28 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN577 'S' of No 174 Sqn, which he abandoned near Sentilly on 14 Aug 1944 after being hit by flak and managed to evade capture but was shot by enemy soldiers as he attempted to cross into the Allied lines.  He is buried in La Courbe Churchyard

16-Aug

JASINSKI, Zygmunt (P.1757) age: 27 PAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, LR261 'G' of No 305 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Lasham.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

16-Aug

TRZNADEL, Jan Jozef (P.2740) age: 25 PAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, LR261 'G' of No 305 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Lasham.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

16-Aug

CLERC, JACQUES OLIVER (J/28197) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ808 BM-P of No 433 Sqn, which came down near Sonderby on the Danish island of Finn during a Gardening sortie to Kiel Bay.  He is buried in Sonderby (Assens) Churchyard

16-Aug

MORGAN, JOHN ARCHIBALD WYNN (J/25000) age: 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ808 BM-P of No 433 Sqn, which came down near Sonderby on the Danish island of Finn during a Gardening sortie to Kiel Bay.  He is buried in Sonderby (Assens) Churchyard

16-Aug

MOFFAT, JOHN WINNING (R/206348) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ808 BM-P of No 433 Sqn, which came down near Sonderby on the Danish island of Finn during a Gardening sortie to Kiel Bay.  He is buried in Sonderby (Assens) Churchyard

16-Aug

STEWART, COURTNEY RAYMOND (J/88141) age: 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ808 BM-P of No 433 Sqn, which came down near Sonderby on the Danish island of Finn during a Gardening sortie to Kiel Bay.  He is buried in Sonderby (Assens) Churchyard

16-Aug

YOUNG, ROBERT FAULKNER (753314) age: 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ808 BM-P of No 433 Sqn, which came down near Sonderby on the Danish island of Finn during a Gardening sortie to Kiel Bay.  He is buried in Sonderby (Assens) Churchyard

16-Aug

GRAHAM, WILLIAM ARTHUR (421205) age: 21 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL186 of No 518 Sqn, which collided with LK296 during an air test.  He is buried in Dalton-in-Furness Cemetery

16-Aug

ORGAN, KENNETH WILLIAM (172532) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL186 of No 518 Sqn, which collided with LK296 during an air test.  He is buried in Ecclesall (All Saints) Churchyard

16-Aug

OATES, KENNETH (152366) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL186 of No 518 Sqn, which collided with LK296 during an air test.  He is buried in Forest Town (St Alban) Churchyard

16-Aug

CRESSWELL, RONALD VICTOR (1293794) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL186 of No 518 Sqn, which collided with LK296 during an air test.  He is buried in Plumstead Cemetery

16-Aug

SMITH, BARRY WALTHAM (176409) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL186 of No 518 Sqn, which collided with LK296 during an air test.  He is buried in Soroby Burial Ground

16-Aug

PETERSON, JOHN ALEXANDER (421385) age: 26 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL186 of No 518 Sqn, which collided with LK296 during an air test.  He is buried in Soroby Burial Ground

16-Aug

SMITH, PETER GEOFFREY (1821720) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL186 of No 518 Sqn, which collided with LK296 during an air test.  He is buried in South Ealing Cemetery

16-Aug

MARSHALL, ARTHUR (1037484) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL186 of No 518 Sqn, which collided with LK296 during an air test.  He is buried in Todmorden (Christ Church) Churchyard

16-Aug

WILLIAMS, KENNETH (2209196) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL296 of No 518 Sqn, which collided with LL186 during an air test.  He is buried in Bebington (Plymyard) Cemetery

16-Aug

STEVENSON, ROY (1816730) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL296 of No 518 Sqn, which collided with LL186 during an air test.  He is buried in Soroby Burial Ground

16-Aug

REVILLIOD, LEONARD (153375) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL296 of No 518 Sqn, which collided with LL186 during an air test.  He is buried in Soroby Burial Ground

16-Aug

BRADLEY, FRANK (J/89746) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL296 of No 518 Sqn, which collided with LL186 during an air test.  He is buried in Soroby Burial Ground

16-Aug

REGENSTREIF, MORTIMER (J/89747) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL296 of No 518 Sqn, which collided with LL186 during an air test.  He is buried in Soroby Burial Ground

16-Aug

STEPHENS, THOMAS (418036) age: 32 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL296 of No 518 Sqn, which collided with LL186 during an air test.  He is buried in Soroby Burial Ground

16-Aug

MILNE, PHILIP HESLOP (1325513) age: 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL296 of No 518 Sqn, which collided with LL186 during an air test.  He is buried in Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) Cemetery

16-Aug

TURNER, NEIL DOUGLAS THOMSON (173791) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL296 of No 518 Sqn, which collided with LL186 during an air test.  He is buried in Troon Cemetery, Ayrshire

16-Aug

COLLARD, GAETAN GERARD (427847) age: 30 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM674 CF-U of No 625 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic Sea during a raid to Stettin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Aug

FARRER, ALBERT WILSON (417824) age: 30 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM674 CF-U of No 625 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic Sea during a raid to Stettin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Aug

GEDDES, FRANCIS JOHN (426336) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM674 CF-U of No 625 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic Sea during a raid to Stettin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Aug

MOORE, JACK FINLAY (409004) age: 23 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM674 CF-U of No 625 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic Sea during a raid to Stettin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Aug

CHARLICK, DEAN GORDON (417050) age: 23 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM674 CF-U of No 625 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic Sea during a raid to Stettin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Aug

CLETHEROE, CHARLES (611721) age: 24 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM674 CF-U of No 625 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic Sea during a raid to Stettin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Aug

SLADE, JAMES ARTHUR (1896319) age: 34 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM674 CF-U of No 625 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic Sea during a raid to Stettin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Aug

LIVELY, HARRY HARVEY (J/29283) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IV, KZ570 of No 639 Sqn, which crashed near Mount Hawke in Cornwall during an army co-operation exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

16-Aug

LASBURY, GEORGE FRANCIS (1414789) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2867 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

16-Aug

BOHANES, Stefan(P.784633) age: 30 PAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP220 GR-C of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which was shot down by a night fighter after after completing a supply drop to the Warsaw area.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

16-Aug

JENCKA, Tadeusz(P.1708) age: 26 PAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW275 'R' of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which was shot down on its return from a supply dropping mission to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

16-Aug

PLUTA, Zygmunt(P.76658) age: 31 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW275 'R' of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which was shot down on its return from a supply dropping mission to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

16-Aug

DUDZIAK, Jozef(P.703905) age: 20 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW275 'R' of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which was shot down on its return from a supply dropping mission to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

16-Aug

FLORKOWSKI, Jan(P.782375) age: 24 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW275 'R' of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which was shot down on its return from a supply dropping mission to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

16-Aug

WICHROWSKI, Bernard(P.794153) age: 21 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW275 'R' of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which was shot down on its return from a supply dropping mission to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

16-Aug

MARECKI, Jan(P.781707) age: 23 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW275 'R' of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which was shot down on its return from a supply dropping mission to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

16-Aug

MALEJKA, Brunon(P.782328) age: 27 PAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW275 'R' of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which was shot down on its return from a supply dropping mission to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

16-Aug

GRACE, JOHN MARCEL (1265588) age: 35 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 2 BARU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

16-Aug

ARMSTRONG, WILLIAM VIPOND (866588) age: 35 AuxAF

Cpl

He was serving with No 322 MU, and died from typhoid fever.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery.

16-Aug

DAVIS, WILLIAM (1014251) age: 33 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 33 SFTS and died from Pulmonary TB.  He is buried in Wallaceberg (River View) Cemetery.

16-Aug

BERRY, OWEN JAMES (1234314) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 6101 AMES, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Gauhati War Cemetery

16-Aug

MACKINTOSH, JOHN LESLIE (1490126) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in NW Europe but his unit and exact cause of his death has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in La Delivrande War Cemetery, Douvres

16-Aug

SADLER, EDMUND DANIEL CHARLES (1202724) age: 32 RAFVR

LAC

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

16-Aug

BAWDEN, REGINALD WILLIAM HENRY (1250716) age: 29 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and was possibly killed in a V-1 attack, his death being registered in Essex S W.  He is buried in Chingford Mount Cemetery.

16-Aug

KOURATOU, JOHN YIANNIS (1461348) age: 34 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK and was possibly died from wounds or injuries sustained in a V-1 attack, his death being registered in Essex S W.  He is buried in St Pancras Cemetery.

16-Aug

REVELL, LESLIE (1474019) age: 20 RAFVR

AC2

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 West Ilsley (All Saints) Churchyard

16-Aug

MORRIS, CHARLES HENRY (1446620) age: 23 RAFVR

AC2

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

17-Aug

HOPPER, JOSEPH ALBERT (37259) age: 23 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, LE701 of No 34 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Palel during a test flight.  He is buried in Imphal War Cemetery

17-Aug

VAN GOENS, RIJKLOF (124239) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XII, MB880 of No 41 Sqn, which ditched in English Channel after running out of fuel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Aug

FACKRELL, KENNETH ARTHUR DOUGLAS (545300) age: 25 RAF

Sgt

He was serving with No 43 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

17-Aug

FARNHILL, JACK (169016) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB384 DX-F of No 57 Sqn, which was lost over the Baltic during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

17-Aug

STIENSTRA, ARTHUR (J/29573) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB384 DX-F of No 57 Sqn, which was lost over the Baltic during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

17-Aug

SCUTT, STANLEY LESLIE (69487) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB384 DX-F of No 57 Sqn, which was lost over the Baltic during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

17-Aug

HARRIS, CLIFFORD ALFRED (1615832) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB384 DX-F of No 57 Sqn, which was lost over the Baltic during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

17-Aug

MOSSMAN, GEORGE (1551394) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving with No 84 Sqn and .  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

17-Aug

TWOMEY, TERENCE MICHAEL (1383995) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE167 OF-Y of No 97 Sqn, which was lost over the Baltic during a Gardening sortie to Stettin Bay.  He is buried in Pederskirke Churchyard

17-Aug

ROGERSON, JOHN INSHAW (147714) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE167 OF-Y of No 97 Sqn, which was lost over the Baltic during a Gardening sortie to Stettin Bay.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

17-Aug

WELLS, JACK DOUGLAS (1836598) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE167 OF-Y of No 97 Sqn, which was lost over the Baltic during a Gardening sortie to Stettin Bay.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

17-Aug

BURGESS, ROBIN HAROLD CROUCHER (2216202) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE167 OF-Y of No 97 Sqn, which was lost over the Baltic during a Gardening sortie to Stettin Bay.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

17-Aug

PORTER, EDWARD LEACH (113389) age: 33 RAFVR

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE167 OF-Y of No 97 Sqn, which was lost over the Baltic during a Gardening sortie to Stettin Bay.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

17-Aug

BEAN, HARRY (48487) age: 28 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE167 OF-Y of No 97 Sqn, which was lost over the Baltic during a Gardening sortie to Stettin Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Aug

JONES, CHARLES AUGUSTUS (701653) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE167 OF-Y of No 97 Sqn, which was lost over the Baltic during a Gardening sortie to Stettin Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Aug

SMITH, LESLIE HERBERT (950136) age: 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE167 OF-Y of No 97 Sqn, which was lost over the Baltic during a Gardening sortie to Stettin Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Aug

BROWN, HERBERT (850186) age: 39 RAF

Sgt

He was flying in Halifax III, NA504 DY-Y of No 102 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid to Kiel but was possibly murdered after being captured near Leopoldsburg in Belgium.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Aug

TODD, GEORGE WALTER (1115149) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was flying in Halifax III, NA504 DY-Y of No 102 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid to Kiel but was possibly murdered after being captured near Leopoldsburg in Belgium.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Aug

PEDLOW, WILLIAM (156773) age: 27 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA504 DY-Y of No 102 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Aug

HEAL, FRANK SIDNEY GEORGE (1337707) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA504 DY-Y of No 102 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Aug

COGHLAN, LAWRENCE WILLIAM (183800) age: 29 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA504 DY-Y of No 102 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Aug

O'TOOLE, LAWRENCE (1481831) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA504 DY-Y of No 102 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Aug

TOWNSEND, CYRIL HIRAM (1623085) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA504 DY-Y of No 102 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Aug

TABOR, DAVID (171098) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB154 'J' of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie to Northern Italy, eventually being found near Avezzano.  He is buried in Assisi War Cemetery.

17-Aug

BEAN, BRUCE GEORGE HAROLD ROBERT (R/171347) age: 23 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB154 'J' of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie to Northern Italy, eventually being found near Avezzano.  He is buried in Assisi War Cemetery.

17-Aug

BAINES, CHARLES EDWARD (1145668) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB154 'J' of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie to Northern Italy, eventually being found near Avezzano.  He is buried in Assisi War Cemetery.

17-Aug

GALLIVAN, PATRICK JOSEPH (1102394) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB154 'J' of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie to Northern Italy, eventually being found near Avezzano.  He is buried in Assisi War Cemetery.

17-Aug

KING, PATRICK (1821946) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB154 'J' of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie to Northern Italy, eventually being found near Avezzano.  He is buried in Assisi War Cemetery.

17-Aug

KNIGHT, FRANK STEPHEN (1180468) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB154 'J' of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie to Northern Italy, eventually being found near Avezzano.  He is buried in Assisi War Cemetery.

17-Aug

MORRISON, STANLEY KENNETH (1624853) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB154 'J' of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie to Northern Italy, eventually being found near Avezzano.  He is buried in Assisi War Cemetery.

17-Aug

QUARENDON, DOUGLAS MALCOLM (658807) age: 26 RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB154 'J' of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie to Northern Italy, eventually being found near Avezzano.  He is buried in Assisi War Cemetery.

17-Aug

INCH, JAMES HOWARD (R/163741) age: 21 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB154 'J' of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie to Northern Italy, eventually being found near Avezzano.  He is buried in Assisi War Cemetery.

17-Aug

BLANCKLEY, GEORGE WILLIAM (1865666) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK839 NP-S of No 158 Sqn, which crashed at Foston on the Wolds near Driffield on its return from a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Farnham Royal (St Mary) Churchyard

17-Aug

BEARD, EDWIN GEORGE (J/89967) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK839 NP-S of No 158 Sqn, which crashed at Foston on the Wolds near Driffield on its return from a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

17-Aug

BIELBY, KEITH THOMAS (J/89968) age: 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK839 NP-S of No 158 Sqn, which crashed at Foston on the Wolds near Driffield on its return from a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

17-Aug

CRAWLEY, FREDERICK WILLIAM (J/89905) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK839 NP-S of No 158 Sqn, which crashed at Foston on the Wolds near Driffield on its return from a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

17-Aug

GRANT, JOHN JOSEPH (J/89906) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK839 NP-S of No 158 Sqn, which crashed at Foston on the Wolds near Driffield on its return from a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

17-Aug

WOOLFREY, ALLEN HENRY (1678701) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK839 NP-S of No 158 Sqn, which crashed at Foston on the Wolds near Driffield on its return from a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

17-Aug

ROSEN, WALTER BIGELOW TOWER(J/28758) age: Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK839 NP-S of No 158 Sqn, which crashed at Foston on the Wolds near Driffield on its return from a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

17-Aug

BUTCHART, GORDON VAN ALLEN (J/89259) age: 29 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF246 of No 172 Sqn, which crashed near Barnstaple following a double engine failure on its return from an anti-submarine patrol.  1 other killed.  He is buried in Heanton Punchardon (St Augustine) Churchyard

17-Aug

WILSON, GEORGE ARTHUR (1230405) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF246 of No 172 Sqn, which crashed near Barnstaple following a double engine failure on its return from an anti-submarine patrol.  1 other killed.  He is buried in Urmston Cemetery

17-Aug

WRIGHT, WILLIAM DOUGLAS (117930) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG933 'P' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy fighter near Cracow during a supply dropping mission to the Warsaw-Lodz area.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

17-Aug

CLARKE, JOHN DOUGLAS (527242) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG933 'P' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy fighter near Cracow during a supply dropping mission to the Warsaw-Lodz area.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

17-Aug

LIVERSIDGE, JOHN PHILIP (401092) age: 31 RAAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG933 'P' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy fighter near Cracow during a supply dropping mission to the Warsaw-Lodz area.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

17-Aug

BROWN, GEOFFREY CAMPBELL (128455) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP681 'M' of No 183 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s near Le Neubourn.  He is buried in Corneville-sur-Risle Churchyard

17-Aug

HUMPHREY, GORDON FREDERICK (J/89694) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JR148 of No 183 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s near Le Neubourn.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Aug

PRICE, DAVID JOHN ATHERLEY WATCYN (1322377) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN341 'L' of No 197 Sqn, which was shot down near Vimoutiers.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

17-Aug

COOK, DONALD KENLOW (1321433) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW127 'W' of No 226 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near La Mailleraye.  He is buried in Touffreville-la-Corbeline Churchyard

17-Aug

ANSTEY, WILLIAM STANLEY (1577912) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW127 'W' of No 226 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near La Mailleraye.  He is buried in Touffreville-la-Corbeline Churchyard

17-Aug

WALTON, JOHN ELLIS (130176) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, JF955 of No 241 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Cittadella after being damaged by debris from a train which exploded as it was being attacked.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

17-Aug

GALE, WILLIAM ALLAN (328490) age: 20 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP898 of No 245 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak near Ticheville.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Aug

MIRON, ARTHUR EUGENE (J/5144) age: 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MP137 of No 245 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak near Les Autels.  He is buried in St Charles de Percy War Cemetery

17-Aug

THOMAS, ROBERT (1103502) age: 28 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving with No 258 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Ambon Town.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

17-Aug

LOVE, WILFRED ROYCE (710122) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN680 of No 266 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 near Livarot.  He is buried in Ste Marguerite-des-Loges Churchyard

17-Aug

TROUILLET, L E B FFAF () age: 

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, PK991 of No 340 Sqn, which collided with another Spitfire whilst taking-off from Tangmere.  

17-Aug

BOYLE, HARRY VERN (J/17745) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK299 of No 403 Sqn, which was lost whilst attacking enemy MT near Trun.  He is buried in Castillon-en-Auge Churchyard

17-Aug

MUSGRAVE, PHILIP ARTHUR (J/88134) age: Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PA988 LQ-P of No 405 Sqn, which was abandoned after a fire broke out in the fuselage and wing during a raid to Stettin but he either failed to get out or did not survive.  He is buried in Svino Churchyard

17-Aug

KEMP, KENNETH DONOVAN (J/12962) age: 24 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB239 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the Danish coast during a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

17-Aug

FISHER, CHARLES HAROLD (J/19844) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB239 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the Danish coast during a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

17-Aug

BILLINGSLEY, FORAST DELOIS(J/89270) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB239 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the Danish coast during a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

17-Aug

NORDHEIMER, KENNETH ALBERT (J/26606) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB239 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the Danish coast during a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kirkeby Churchyard

17-Aug

JOLLY, ERIC NOEL (1871640) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB239 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the Danish coast during a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kirkeby Churchyard

17-Aug

BRUCE, JOHN SAMUEL (86600) age: 32 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB239 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the Danish coast during a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Aug

CALHOUN, MAXWELL BOYD (J/23966) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB239 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the Danish coast during a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Aug

CARTER, JOSEPH WILLIAM (J/88790) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB239 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the Danish coast during a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Aug

MOFFIT, FRANCIS WILFRED (J/24555) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ687 PT-L of No 420 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

17-Aug

LORENZ, DENNIS BUDD HERMAN (R/155256) age: 26 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ687 PT-L of No 420 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

17-Aug

BLOCK, DALTON IRVON (J/27283) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ687 PT-L of No 420 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Aug

PRITCHARD, GORDON FEATHERSTONE (J/86684) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ687 PT-L of No 420 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Aug

ROSKI, ANTONIO GEORGE (C/89022) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ687 PT-L of No 420 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Aug

BOUCOCK, KENNETH GEORGE (J/92616) age: 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ687 PT-L of No 420 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Aug

DAVIES, ROBERT HENRY (J/87194) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ687 PT-L of No 420 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Aug

SURLES, CHARLES PITTMAN (J/89305) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ687 PT-L of No 420 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

17-Aug

SRIGLEY, JOSEPH RALPH GORDON (J/22846) age: Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB751 NA-Q of No 428 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic Sea during a raid to Stettin.  He is buried in Faarevejle Churchyard

17-Aug

FAIRGRIEVE, WILLIAM CHARD (J/25437) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB751 NA-Q of No 428 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic Sea during a raid to Stettin.  He is buried in Sejero Cemetery

17-Aug

SLATER, HARRY (J/25693) age: 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB751 NA-Q of No 428 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic Sea during a raid to Stettin.  He is buried in Varberg Church New Cemetery

17-Aug

BROWN, LEONARD GEORGE (J/35910) age: 30 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB751 NA-Q of No 428 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic Sea during a raid to Stettin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Aug

BOYCE, ROBERT RICHARDSON (J/90467) age: 29 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB751 NA-Q of No 428 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic Sea during a raid to Stettin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Aug

LAMB, WILLIAM ALEXANDER (J/95165) age: 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB751 NA-Q of No 428 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic Sea during a raid to Stettin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Aug

DAHLE, TRUMAN HELMER (J/17647) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ372 SE-Y of No 431 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

17-Aug

FARAGHER, JOHN (J/92617) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ372 SE-Y of No 431 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

17-Aug

CRAWLEY, SAMUEL EDWARD (1294373) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ372 SE-Y of No 431 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

17-Aug

O'DONNELL, CECIL FREDERICK (J/35008) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ372 SE-Y of No 431 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

17-Aug

MACALLISTER, HARVARD DARRELL FREDERICK (J/11486) age: 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ372 SE-Y of No 431 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Aug

GERMIQUET, GEORGE EDWARD (J/89877) age: 32 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ372 SE-Y of No 431 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Aug

SNELL, DENNIS EDWARD (J/90078) age: 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ372 SE-Y of No 431 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Aug

FLEMING, MALCOLM HENRY (J/20198) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ863 BM-I of No 433 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic Sea during a Gardening sortie to Kiel Bay.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

17-Aug

SCOTT, GEORGE (J/14730) age: 32 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ863 BM-I of No 433 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic Sea during a Gardening sortie to Kiel Bay.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

17-Aug

SPROTT, JOHN COLES (J/24060) age: 31 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ863 BM-I of No 433 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic Sea during a Gardening sortie to Kiel Bay.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

17-Aug

TOLMIE, JOHN ANDREWS (J/87550) age: 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ863 BM-I of No 433 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic Sea during a Gardening sortie to Kiel Bay.  He is buried in Bagenkop Cemetery

17-Aug

BAKER, THOMAS LLOYD (J/89904) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ863 BM-I of No 433 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic Sea during a Gardening sortie to Kiel Bay.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

17-Aug

VALK, JOHN CHESTER (J/21433) age: 25 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ863 BM-I of No 433 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic Sea during a Gardening sortie to Kiel Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Aug

ATKINSON, RALPH IAN (1893014) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ863 BM-I of No 433 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic Sea during a Gardening sortie to Kiel Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Aug

LILLEY, GEORGE HENRY (1571830) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ899 BM-D of No 433 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic Sea during a Gardening sortie to Kiel Bay.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

17-Aug

FAIRALL, MAURICE ELMER (J/94227) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ899 BM-D of No 433 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic Sea during a Gardening sortie to Kiel Bay.  He is buried in Bogo Churchyard

17-Aug

GRIMBLE, HENRY (J/36370) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ899 BM-D of No 433 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic Sea during a Gardening sortie to Kiel Bay.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

17-Aug

BERCUSON, BERNARD (J/88065) age: 28 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ899 BM-D of No 433 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic Sea during a Gardening sortie to Kiel Bay.  He is buried in Magleby Churchyard, Langeland

17-Aug

SAVARD, JOSEPH GEORGES MARCEL (J/88165) age: 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ899 BM-D of No 433 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic Sea during a Gardening sortie to Kiel Bay.  He is buried in Magleby Churchyard, Langeland

17-Aug

BAILLARGEON, JOSEPH LOUIS (J/36230) age: 25 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ899 BM-D of No 433 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic Sea during a Gardening sortie to Kiel Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Aug

DRENNAN, ALFRED WALLACE JACK (J/95179) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ899 BM-D of No 433 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic Sea during a Gardening sortie to Kiel Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Aug

DUNCAN, GEORGE WILLIAM (425286) age: 24 RAAF

WO

He died from injuries sustained on 13 Aug 1944 whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF400 of No 458 Sqn, which blew up on landing at Luqa, probably as the result of a hung up bomb exploding.  He is buried in Cagliari (St Michele) Communal Cemetery

17-Aug

WADDELL, JAMES WILLIAM (422335) age: 23 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, JN805 of No 486 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Woodchurch in cloud during a V1 interception sortie.  He is buried in Burton-upon-Trent Cemetery

17-Aug

WATTS, FREDERICK HERBERT (J/25939) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM439 UL-E3 of No 576 Sqn, which was abandoned over Sweden during a raid on Stettin but his parachute became entangled in a tree.  He is buried in Malmo Eastern Municipal Cemetery

17-Aug

FILBY, WALTER GEORGE FREDERICK (55086) age: 21 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL972 LE-T of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stettin.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

17-Aug

HENRIQUEZ, ALFRED GEORGE (171932) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL972 LE-T of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stettin.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

17-Aug

JARVIS, PETER WOOLVIN (1319044) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL972 LE-T of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stettin.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

17-Aug

NOTTINGHAM, THOMAS GEORGE (1576650) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL972 LE-T of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stettin.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

17-Aug

CARTER, DANIEL NEWTON (J/88161) age: 28 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL972 LE-T of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stettin.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

17-Aug

McKENZIE, ALAN (1594165) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL972 LE-T of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stettin.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

17-Aug

SECRETAN, PHILIP DONALD (1891837) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL972 LE-T of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stettin.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

17-Aug

WILLIAMS, RONALD ERNEST (1853521) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL972 LE-T of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stettin.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

17-Aug

NICKERSON, JOHN RICHARD WILLIAM (591402) age: 22 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV941 'Q' of No 31 SAAF, which was shot down by flak on its return from a supply drop to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

17-Aug

BRADSHAW, EDWARD (9448551) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV941 'Q' of No 31 SAAF, which was shot down by flak on its return from a supply drop to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

17-Aug

BONNEY, ALBERT MILVRON (53201) age: 22 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW161 'W' of No 31 SAAF, which was shot down near Lysa Gora by a night fighter en-route to a supply drop to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

17-Aug

ZAMBRA, RONALD (1322578) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW161 'W' of No 31 SAAF, which was shot down near Lysa Gora by a night fighter en-route to a supply drop to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

17-Aug

SWIFT, GEORGE (1454102) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW161 'W' of No 31 SAAF, which was shot down near Lysa Gora by a night fighter en-route to a supply drop to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

17-Aug

ROBINSON, GERRARD THOMAS (1621559) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW248 'P' of No 31 SAAF, which was shot down by a night fighter on its return from a supply drop to Warsaw.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

17-Aug

PARKER, EDWARD JAMES (1873207) age: 20 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 4305 (exLS987) of No 44 AS, which crashed at Blaaukrantz after the wings broke off in a dive out of cloud.  He is buried in Grahamstown New Cemetery

17-Aug

FLINT, JOHN WILFRED (1032160) age: 24 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 4305 (exLS987) of No 44 AS, which crashed at Blaaukrantz after the wings broke off in a dive out of cloud.  He is buried in Grahamstown New Cemetery

17-Aug

DAVENPORT, JAMES RICHES (572628) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 4305 (exLS987) of No 44 AS, which crashed at Blaaukrantz after the wings broke off in a dive out of cloud.  He is buried in Grahamstown New Cemetery

17-Aug

MITCHELL, KENNETH (1622479) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 4305 (exLS987) of No 44 AS, which crashed at Blaaukrantz after the wings broke off in a dive out of cloud.  He is buried in Grahamstown New Cemetery

17-Aug

CHARLESWORTH, RICHARD BRIAN (1623338) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore III, AH114 of No 70 OTU, which crashed into the Great Bitter Lake shortly after take-off for a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

17-Aug

CLARK, THOMAS KINNEAR (1822577) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore III, AH114 of No 70 OTU, which crashed into the Great Bitter Lake shortly after take-off for a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

17-Aug

PUDNEY, DOUGLAS STANLEY (417888) age: 24 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore III, AH114 of No 70 OTU, which crashed into the Great Bitter Lake shortly after take-off for a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

17-Aug

WATTS, DENIS JAMES THOMAS (651006) age: 22 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore III, AH114 of No 70 OTU, which crashed into the Great Bitter Lake shortly after take-off for a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

17-Aug

GIDLEY, ARTHUR ERNEST (162283) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, ME914 of No 78 OTU, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

17-Aug

SCOTT, ERNEST IAN (157913) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, ME914 of No 78 OTU, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

17-Aug

DAVIES, ROBERT WRAY (1684489) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, ME914 of No 78 OTU, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

17-Aug

METCALFE, ALAN ARTHUR ROBERT (1684644) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, ME914 of No 78 OTU, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

17-Aug

WILSON, JOHN HENRY (J/22468) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, ME914 of No 78 OTU, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

17-Aug

WILSON, DORRIEN GUY CORBIN (J/27643) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, ME914 of No 78 OTU, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

17-Aug

FARE, ROBERT (1672795) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE305 of No 79 OTU, which spun into the ground at Larnaca following an engine failure.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery

17-Aug

HARPER, WILLIAM DESMOND (1621704) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE305 of No 79 OTU, which spun into the ground at Larnaca following an engine failure.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery

17-Aug

HEAVYSIDE, IRENE (438212) age: 22 WAAF

ACW1

She was killed/died whilst serving at the ME Sig Sch, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  She is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

17-Aug

SULTER, ISABELLA B. (2118835) age: 19 WAAF

ACW1

She was serving in the UK and died in Bangor Hospital, Braeburn from TB.  She is buried in Edinburgh (Seafield) Cemetery

17-Aug

HAYTHORNTHWAITE, CHARLES WILLIAM (SAM) (50111) age: 24 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang, AG443 of No 41 OTU, which flew into high ground on Longridge Fell near Clitheroe in Lancashire.  He is buried in Mellor (St Mary) Churchyard.

17-Aug

JOSEFSSON, NANCY ULRIKA served as GILLINGHAM (7734) age: 32 WAAF

SO

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

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