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Casualties - 21 - 25 August 1944


21-Aug

CALEY, BRIAN PHILIP (1623680) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP617 'M' of No 37 Sqn, which crashed into a hill shortly after taking off from Naples having diverted there on its return from a raid on the Herman Goering Niebelungen Werk tank factory at St Valantin.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery.

21-Aug

FISHER, LEONARD JAMES (1398923) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP617 'M' of No 37 Sqn, which crashed into a hill shortly after taking off from Naples having diverted there on its return from a raid on the Herman Goering Niebelungen Werk tank factory at St Valantin.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery.

21-Aug

GOODRUM, ERNEST THOMAS (1280379) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP617 'M' of No 37 Sqn, which crashed into a hill shortly after taking off from Naples having diverted there on its return from a raid on the Herman Goering Niebelungen Werk tank factory at St Valantin.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery.

21-Aug

KUSTER, ALFRED PETER CHARLES (1615877) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP617 'M' of No 37 Sqn, which crashed into a hill shortly after taking off from Naples having diverted there on its return from a raid on the Herman Goering Niebelungen Werk tank factory at St Valantin.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery.

21-Aug

LINDLEY, JOHN HUBERT (1673199) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP617 'M' of No 37 Sqn, which crashed into a hill shortly after taking off from Naples having diverted there on its return from a raid on the Herman Goering Niebelungen Werk tank factory at St Valantin.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery.

21-Aug

PACE, EMANUEL JOHN (961639) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 37 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery.

21-Aug

GRIMSHAW, LESLIE (1002285) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE382 of No 47 Sqn, which crashed near Chinnan in Ceylon.  1 other killed.  He is buried in Trincomalee War Cemetery

21-Aug

SMITH, ALBERT JOHN (J/21249) age: 22 RCAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE382 of No 47 Sqn, which crashed near Chinnan in Ceylon.  1 other killed.  He is buried in Trincomalee War Cemetery

21-Aug

PHILLIPS, DOUGLAS (143573) age: 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP296 of No 58 Sqn, which was shot down by return fire from three U-boats it was attacking in the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Aug

BOYD, ROY VINCENT (421786) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP296 of No 58 Sqn, which was shot down by return fire from three U-boats it was attacking in the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Aug

KNIGHT, MERVYN LEONARD (1600010) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP296 of No 58 Sqn, which was shot down by return fire from three U-boats it was attacking in the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Aug

COCKBURN, WILLIAM HUGH (54764) age: 24 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP296 of No 58 Sqn, which was shot down by return fire from three U-boats it was attacking in the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Aug

GREIG, STANLEY (1207318) age: 34 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP296 of No 58 Sqn, which was shot down by return fire from three U-boats it was attacking in the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Aug

McKEAN, WILLIAM STORRIE MARTIN (1020539) age: 30 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP296 of No 58 Sqn, which was shot down by return fire from three U-boats it was attacking in the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Aug

POTTER, HENRY JAMES (1324962) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF350 'A' of No 104 Sqn, which came down near Amstettin during a raid on the Herman Goering Niebelungen Werk tank factory at St Valantin.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

21-Aug

DAVIES, WILLIAM ERIC (1454522) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF350 'A' of No 104 Sqn, which came down near Amstettin during a raid on the Herman Goering Niebelungen Werk tank factory at St Valantin.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

21-Aug

HERBERT, DAVID MAXWELL (1802768) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF350 'A' of No 104 Sqn, which came down near Amstettin during a raid on the Herman Goering Niebelungen Werk tank factory at St Valantin.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

21-Aug

DUNFEE, GEOFFREY EDGAR (89379) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVII, HK291 of No 125 Sqn, which was shot down by Allied AA fire off Hastings during a Diver (anti V-1) patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Aug

MOSS, FRANK WILLIS (421040) age: 24 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP514 'B' of No 150 Sqn, which exploded in the air and crashed near Plesso in Yugoslavia after catching fire on it return from a raid on the Herman Goering Niebelungen Werk tank factory at St Valantin.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

21-Aug

HUSTWAITE, NORMAN (1602193) age: 33 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP514 'B' of No 150 Sqn, which exploded in the air and crashed near Plesso in Yugoslavia after catching fire on it return from a raid on the Herman Goering Niebelungen Werk tank factory at St Valantin.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

21-Aug

RICHARDSON, JAMES ERIC (1473803) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP514 'B' of No 150 Sqn, which exploded in the air and crashed near Plesso in Yugoslavia after catching fire on it return from a raid on the Herman Goering Niebelungen Werk tank factory at St Valantin.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

21-Aug

WOOLLER, JAMES (1357429) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP514 'B' of No 150 Sqn, which exploded in the air and crashed near Plesso in Yugoslavia after catching fire on it return from a raid on the Herman Goering Niebelungen Werk tank factory at St Valantin.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

21-Aug

CARSWELL, JAMES (R/152469) age: 22 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP514 'B' of No 150 Sqn, which exploded in the air and crashed near Plesso in Yugoslavia after catching fire on it return from a raid on the Herman Goering Niebelungen Werk tank factory at St Valantin.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

21-Aug

MORRISON, JOHN ERIC (159397) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG938 'A' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on the Herman Goering Niebelungen Werk tank factory at St Valantin.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

21-Aug

EVANS, ROBERT SYDNEY (1579114) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG938 'A' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on the Herman Goering Niebelungen Werk tank factory at St Valantin.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

21-Aug

DIXON, ROBERT (1605828) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG938 'A' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on the Herman Goering Niebelungen Werk tank factory at St Valantin.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

21-Aug

DORLING, NORMAN WILLIAM (1323192) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG938 'A' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on the Herman Goering Niebelungen Werk tank factory at St Valantin.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

21-Aug

HIGGS, WILLIAM FREDERICK GEORGE (1812499) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG938 'A' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on the Herman Goering Niebelungen Werk tank factory at St Valantin.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

21-Aug

MILTON, GEORGE EDWARD (1802106) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG938 'A' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on the Herman Goering Niebelungen Werk tank factory at St Valantin.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

21-Aug

BRINGLOE, JAMES HENRY (J/23074) age: 33 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW124 of No 180 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against Seine crossing points.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

21-Aug

CLEMINSON, JAMES HAROLD NIMMO (426535) age: 26 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW124 of No 180 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against Seine crossing points.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

21-Aug

VENN, ARTHUR JAMES (J/87754) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW124 of No 180 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against Seine crossing points.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

21-Aug

WHITING, DONALD STUART (J/87877) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW124 of No 180 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against Seine crossing points.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

21-Aug

CLEMENTS, WALTER (143843) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 215 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

21-Aug

ROBB, GEORGE DUNCAN MILLS (1345562) age: 21 RAFVR

WO

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

21-Aug

ELLIOTT, GEORGE JAMES (169876) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ813 of No 299 Sqn, which came down near Morenchie during a SOE supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Excideuil Communal Cemetery

21-Aug

MASON, CARL VICTOR (106539) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ813 of No 299 Sqn, which came down near Morenchie during a SOE supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Excideuil Communal Cemetery

21-Aug

TAYLOR, ERNEST ALBERT (105159) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ813 of No 299 Sqn, which came down near Morenchie during a SOE supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Excideuil Communal Cemetery

21-Aug

COOLING, RONALD VICTOR (1322410) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ813 of No 299 Sqn, which came down near Morenchie during a SOE supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Excideuil Communal Cemetery

21-Aug

DUTTON, REGINALD (178818) age: 33 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ813 of No 299 Sqn, which came down near Morenchie during a SOE supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Excideuil Communal Cemetery

21-Aug

BEALE, ARTHUR ALFRED (1133762) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ813 of No 299 Sqn, which came down near Morenchie during a SOE supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Excideuil Communal Cemetery

21-Aug

McBAIN, ANDREW HAROLD ADELBERT (J/23638) age: Unknown RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA609 of No 415 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, MZ633 QO-B of No 432 Sqn near Selby in Yorkshire on a transit flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

21-Aug

STEEL-DAVIES, GEORGE EVERETT(J/22138) age: 25 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA609 of No 415 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, MZ633 QO-B of No 432 Sqn near Selby in Yorkshire on a transit flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

21-Aug

FOX, HERBERT RONALD WILKINSON (J/90471) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA609 of No 415 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, MZ633 QO-B of No 432 Sqn near Selby in Yorkshire on a transit flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

21-Aug

MORRISON, RICHARD CECIL (R/121748) age: 24 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA609 of No 415 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, MZ633 QO-B of No 432 Sqn near Selby in Yorkshire on a transit flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

21-Aug

McNEILL, JOHN GORDON (J/9201) age: 25 RCAF

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA609 of No 415 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, MZ633 QO-B of No 432 Sqn near Selby in Yorkshire on a transit flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

21-Aug

GUTHRIE, THOMAS CRERAR (3020081) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA609 of No 415 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, MZ633 QO-B of No 432 Sqn near Selby in Yorkshire on a transit flight.  He was cremated at Edinburgh (Warriston) Crematorium

21-Aug

EAGLESTONE, WALTER REGINALD (J/26854) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

A member of No 415 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ633 QO-B of No 432 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, NA609 of No 415 Sqn near Selby in Yorkshire on a transit flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

21-Aug

HUDSON, JOHN HENRY (J/23947) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

A member of No 415 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ633 QO-B of No 432 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, NA609 of No 415 Sqn near Selby in Yorkshire on a transit flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

21-Aug

WILTSE, THOMAS EARL (J/87719) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

A member of No 415 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ633 QO-B of No 432 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, NA609 of No 415 Sqn near Selby in Yorkshire on a transit flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

21-Aug

MITCHELL, JAMES WALTON (R/121261) age: 24 RCAF

Sgt

A member of No 415 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ633 QO-B of No 432 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, NA609 of No 415 Sqn near Selby in Yorkshire on a transit flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

21-Aug

WILMOT, BRIAN EDMUND (J/23777) age: 21 RCAF

Sqn Ldr

A member of No 415 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ633 QO-B of No 432 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, NA609 of No 415 Sqn near Selby in Yorkshire on a transit flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

21-Aug

MALPASS, NORMAN MARTIN (1852325) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

A member of No 415 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ633 QO-B of No 432 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, NA609 of No 415 Sqn near Selby in Yorkshire on a transit flight.  He is buried in High Wycombe Cemetery

21-Aug

DICKSON, WILLIAM RODGER (R/87940) age: 38 RCAF

Cpl

Serving with No 62 Base, he was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ633 QO-B of No 432, which collided with Halifax, NA609 of No 415 Sqn near Selby in Yorkshire on a transit flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

21-Aug

HENLEY, ERNEST (R/64186) age: 36 RCAF

Sgt

Serving with No 62 Base, he was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ633 QO-B of No 432, which collided with Halifax, NA609 of No 415 Sqn near Selby in Yorkshire on a transit flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

21-Aug

THORNTON, CYRIL BROOKING (117692) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Tempest V, EJ602 of No 501 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Woodnesborough in Kent whilst flying in fog.  He is buried in Margate Cemetery, Kent

21-Aug

READ, HOWARD RICHARD (1395940) age: 34 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, MM360 of No 540 Sqn, which failed to return from a photo recce sortie to the Stettin area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Aug

BOYD, KENNETH LESLIE (411381) age: 24 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, MM360 of No 540 Sqn, which failed to return from a photo recce sortie to the Stettin area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Aug

TILL, ALWYN TERENCE (410756) age: 23 RAAF

WO

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND694 F2-R of No 635 Sqn, which crashed at Werbomont on 12/13 Aug 1944.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

21-Aug

LAW, JAMES (161729) age: 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, ED266 of No 14 (P) AFU, which collided with Oxford, V4082 of same unit near Keith, Morayshire.  He is buried in Bacup (Fairwell) Cemetery

21-Aug

HAYNES, HAROLD TUDOR (416485) age: 24 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, V4082 of No 14 (P) AFU, which collided with Oxford, ED266 of same Unit near Keith, Morayshire.  He is buried in Banff Cemetery, Banffshire

21-Aug

BINGHAM, ROBERT BYRON (52508) age: 24 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ433 of No 1655 MTU, which spun into the ground out of cloud at Everton near Finningley during a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Finningley (Holy Trinity and St Oswald) Churchyard Extension

21-Aug

CROWE, MATTHEW (655586) age: 28 RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ433 of No 1655 MTU, which spun into the ground out of cloud at Everton near Finningley during a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Paisley (Hawkhead) Cemetery

21-Aug

EVANS, JOHN ALFRED (1454663) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW229 'P' of No 34 SAAF Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Gornjigrad during a raid on the Herman Goering Niebelungen Werk tank factory at St Valantin.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

21-Aug

MATTHEWS, LIONEL KENNETH (1211255) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW229 'P' of No 34 SAAF Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Gornjigrad during a raid on the Herman Goering Niebelungen Werk tank factory at St Valantin.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

21-Aug

MURPHY, JAMES DUNCAN (1567470) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW229 'P' of No 34 SAAF Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Gornjigrad during a raid on the Herman Goering Niebelungen Werk tank factory at St Valantin.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

21-Aug

HODGINSON, REGINALD WILLIAM (1187290) age: Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

He had been serving at AHQ FE but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Ambon.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

21-Aug

GOWER, HAROLD (514691) age: 36 RAF

WO

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Henley.  He is buried in Dry Sandford (St Helen) Churchyard

21-Aug

GALE, THOMAS WILLIAM (1294335) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Irvinestown (Sacred Heart) Roman Catholic Churchyard

21-Aug

FLELLO, ARTHUR EDWARD (1073035) age: 35 RAFVR

Cpl

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

22-Aug

BONNET, LEWIS FREDDY (182566) age: 36 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN652 'S' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on the Szony Oil Refinery.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery.

22-Aug

VICARY, RONALD FREDERICK (1582199) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN652 'S' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on the Szony Oil Refinery.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery.

22-Aug

HAAGNER, SIGMUND BALO (542971V) age: Unknown SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN652 'S' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on the Szony Oil Refinery.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery.

22-Aug

GRIFFITHS, FREDERICK WILLIAM (1266366) age: 28 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN652 'S' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on the Szony Oil Refinery.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery.

22-Aug

BARNETT, JOHN (131058) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN652 'S' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on the Szony Oil Refinery.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery.

22-Aug

O'BRIEN, FRANCIS NOEL (146880) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt I, HD123 of No 79 Sqn, which dived into the ground during a high altitude climb.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

22-Aug

FARROW, ALAN EDWARD (542966V) age: 23 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV839 'J' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on the Szony Oil Refinery.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

22-Aug

McDONALD, JOHN WILLIAM (158760) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV839 'J' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on the Szony Oil Refinery.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

22-Aug

EVANS, JOHN MATHER (535854) age: 27 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV839 'J' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on the Szony Oil Refinery.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

22-Aug

THOMSON, HUGH (552514) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV839 'J' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on the Szony Oil Refinery.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

22-Aug

GILFILLAN, JOHN (1100989) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV839 'J' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on the Szony Oil Refinery.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

22-Aug

HOWE, THOMAS NEWTON (1585800) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV839 'J' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on the Szony Oil Refinery.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

22-Aug

HUNWICK, FRANCIS WILLIAM (1603494) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV839 'J' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on the Szony Oil Refinery.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

22-Aug

STRATFORD, CHARLES ETHRIDGE (1091690) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JR253 'H' of No 198 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Cormeilles.  He is buried in Martainville Churchyard

22-Aug

CHRISTENSEN, DANIEL JOSEPH (174056) age: 35 RAFVR

Memorial to the crew of KG752on Sernio Mountain

 

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG752 of No 267 Sqn, which flew into Sernio mountain in the Dolomites near the Austrian border just below the summit during a supply dropping sortie to the Trieste area.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial, although his remains are buried in the English cemetery at Tavagnacco in the province of Udine.

22-Aug

SIMS, MAURICE (133761) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG752 of No 267 Sqn, which flew into Sernio mountain in the Dolomites near the Austrian border just below the summit during a supply dropping sortie to the Trieste area.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial, although his remains are buried in the English cemetery at Tavagnacco in the province of Udine.

22-Aug

WALSH, JOHN JAMES (154262) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG752 of No 267 Sqn, which flew into Sernio mountain in the Dolomites near the Austrian border just below the summit during a supply dropping sortie to the Trieste area.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial, although his remains are buried in the English cemetery at Tavagnacco in the province of Udine.

22-Aug

WHITAKER, LESLIE THOMAS (411483) age: 27 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG752 of No 267 Sqn, which flew into Sernio mountain in the Dolomites near the Austrian border just below the summit during a supply dropping sortie to the Trieste area.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial, although his remains are buried in the English cemetery at Tavagnacco in the province of Udine.

22-Aug

BOLT, HENRY FRANCIS (1384123) age: 32 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG752 of No 267 Sqn, which flew into Sernio mountain in the Dolomites near the Austrian border just below the summit during a supply dropping sortie to the Trieste area.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial, although his remains are buried in the English cemetery at Tavagnacco in the province of Udine.

22-Aug

WILLIAMS, RICHARD SUTTON (411411) age: 29 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NT229 'G' of No 464 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Nevers during an attack on the Cahgny marshalling yards.  He is buried in Bona Communal Cemetery

22-Aug

PANITZ, GORDON (404891) age: 28 RAAF

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NT229 'G' of No 464 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Nevers during an attack on the Cahgny marshalling yards.  He is buried in Bona Communal Cemetery

22-Aug

KWINTER, SAMUEL NOAH (J/25072) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP228 'P' of No 614 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over the target during a raid on the Szony Oil Refinery.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery.

22-Aug

YATES, NORMAN STUART (R/224482) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP228 'P' of No 614 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over the target during a raid on the Szony Oil Refinery.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

22-Aug

SPARROW, THOMAS BERNARD (J/89691) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP228 'P' of No 614 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over the target during a raid on the Szony Oil Refinery.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

22-Aug

HEATH, DOUGLAS JAMES (R/199461) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP228 'P' of No 614 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over the target during a raid on the Szony Oil Refinery.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

22-Aug

EVANS, JOHN GRAHAM (1418593) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP228 'P' of No 614 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over the target during a raid on the Szony Oil Refinery.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

22-Aug

FIRTH, GEORGE (1207021) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF517 of No 105 OTU, which descended through cloud and flew into high ground at Romsley.  He is buried in Bradford (Scholemoor) Cemetery

22-Aug

FOX, KENNETH WILSON (J/149226) age: 29 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF517 of No 105 OTU, which descended through cloud and flew into high ground at Romsley.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

22-Aug

WALKER, STANLEY CLARKSON (J/90030) age: 31 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF517 of No 105 OTU, which descended through cloud and flew into high ground at Romsley.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

22-Aug

ALLTON, FRANK (1583318) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, 5262 of No 11 OTU, which collided with Hurricane 5294.  He is buried in Thaba Tshwane (New) Military Cemetery

22-Aug

PHILPOTT, COLIN ARTHUR (432070) age: 31 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 12 PTC and died in the RAF Hospital at Warrington from Meningitis.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

22-Aug

PARRY, REGINALD CHARLES (44104) age: 33 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 183 Sig Wing, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

22-Aug

WASILEWSKI, Wladyslaw(P.793798) age: 27 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Botha l, L6416  of No 2 AOS, which Crashed at Castle Moss, whilst on a training flight.  He is buried in Millom (St George) Churchyard

22-Aug

HINCHCLIFF, RAYMOND LEONARD (1214022) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst serving with No 3 ADU but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

22-Aug

NAYLOR, WILLIAM HENRY (1541909) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 3 BFD, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

22-Aug

ROBERTS, JOHN MORRIS (1061976) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 3 BPD, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

22-Aug

FORSYTH, WILLIAM WHYTE (1567324) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF683 of No 3 OADU, which ditched off Sines in Portugal following an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Aug

PILLING, JOHN (1537020) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF683 of No 3 OADU, which ditched off Sines in Portugal following an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Aug

HOBDEN, HENRY WILLIAM (1393532) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW261 'Y' of No 31 SAAF, which failed to return from a raid on railway targets at Miskolcz in Hungary.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

22-Aug

BESWICK, NORMAN (1480976) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW261 'Y' of No 31 SAAF, which failed to return from a raid on railway targets at Miskolcz in Hungary.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

22-Aug

DESMOND, SYDNEY (1154956) age: 28 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed whilst serving with No 45 Grp but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Montreal Baron de Hirsch Memorial Park

22-Aug

ASH, SYDNEY GEORGE (1354297) age: 36 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 6235 BD Flt, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

22-Aug

RIDPATH, ANDREW (1106808) age: Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 83 Grp, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

22-Aug

MILLS, HAROLD (1152060) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 83 Grp, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

22-Aug

NICHOLS, DOUGLAS THOMAS (1282818) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 83 Grp, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

22-Aug

GRIMSHAW, BERT DFC(108606) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ699 of No CNS, which flew into Tower Mountain at Trevor, Pontcysylt near Wrexham.  He is buried in Blackpool (Carleton) Cemetery

22-Aug

AULD, WILLIAM DFC(130586) age: 34 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ699 of No CNS, which flew into Tower Mountain at Trevor, Pontcysylt near Wrexham.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

22-Aug

ERICKSEN, RONALD NEAL (RON) (620554) age: 23 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ699 of No CNS, which flew into Tower Mountain at Trevor, Pontcysylt near Wrexham.  He is buried in Roby (St Bartholomew) Churchyard, Huyton-with-Roby

22-Aug

WATTS, WILLIAM ALFRED CHARLES (1206646) age: 26 RAFVR

AC1

The unit in which he had been serving is currently unknown but he died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Ambon Town.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

22-Aug

HAINES, JOHN JAMES (170047) age: 33 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed/died whilst serving in the UK, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Aug

GRIFFITHS, JOSEPH MSM(22108) age: Unknown RAF

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Birmingham (56).  He was cremated at Birmingham Municipal Crematorium

22-Aug

WHEATLAND, ARTHUR JAMES (100696) age: 49 RAFVR

Flt Lt

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

22-Aug

McMILLAN, DAVID BLAIN (143294) age: Unknown RAF

Plt Off

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Scotland?.  He was cremated at Edinburgh (Warriston) Crematorium

23-Aug

MACGLASHAN, PETER DAVID KEITH (47787) age: Unknown RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW535 'J' of No 13 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Lodi in Italy during an armed recce.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

23-Aug

IRLAM, LESLIE (1084653) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW535 'J' of No 13 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Lodi in Italy during an armed recce.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

23-Aug

WILSON, RAYMOND DFC(J/86699) age: Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW535 'J' of No 13 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Lodi in Italy during an armed recce.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

23-Aug

BROWN, ROY (1107901) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, ME956 'R' of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on marshalling yards at Miskolc.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery.

23-Aug

WHITE, ERIC RONALD (162107) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, ME956 'R' of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on marshalling yards at Miskolc.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery.

23-Aug

GUY, WILLIAM EDWARD (1549567) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, ME956 'R' of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on marshalling yards at Miskolc.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery.

23-Aug

WESTLAKE, V W (329019V) age: 21 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, ME956 'R' of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on marshalling yards at Miskolc.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery.

23-Aug

SMITH, FRANK (1604987) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, ME956 'R' of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on marshalling yards at Miskolc.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery.

23-Aug

HOYLE, J C (282449V) age: 20 SAAF

2 Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, ? of No 112 Sqn, which was killed in action near Modena.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery

23-Aug

MACRAE, DUNCAN GEORGE FLETCHER (403364) age: 24 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, ML406 of No 118 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Peterhead during a formation and cine-gun practice flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

CROSS, GEOFFREY (156644) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 185 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery

23-Aug

MONARD, DONALD STANLEY (129380) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, JF458 of No 241 Sqn, which dived into the ground after being hit by flak near Rovigno.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

23-Aug

GUNDERSEN, E A () age: 

2 Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, PK997 'L' of No 331 Sqn, which crashed near Bernay during an attack on enemy MT.  He is buried in

23-Aug

TAYLOR, GLEN WHITCOMB(C/23860) age: 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MJ880 of No 421 Sqn, which was shot down by enemy fighters during a sweep to the Paris area.  He is buried in Forfry Communal Cemetery

23-Aug

LITCHFIELD, RICHARD WILLIAM (401239) age: 27 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW701 'D' of No 454 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Limestre after being hit by flak.  He is buried in Florence War Cemetery.

23-Aug

GRAY, LEMUEL WILLIAM (J/21425) age: 27 RCAF Fg Off He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW602 'E' of No 454 Sqn, which force landed on the Adriatic coast after being hit by flak near Limestre and burst into flames.  He is buried in Florence War Cemetery.

23-Aug

DAWSON, DENNIS CHARLES (1580354) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, MM255 of No 540 Sqn, which failed to return from a photo recce sortie to Den Helder.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

WILSON, JOHN CHARLES (425967) age: 24 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He died from injuries sustained on 21 Aug 1944 whilst flying in Martinet I, JN554 of No 650 Sqn, which flew into the ground at Middleton Sands in Lancashire.  He is buried in Morecambe and Heysham (Torrisholme) Cemetery

23-Aug

YOUENS, LAWRENCEWALTER (1803648) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI PF384 P3- of No 692 Sqn, which crashed near Norwich in Norfolk en-route for a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Melcombe Regis Cemetery

23-Aug

COLLINSON, GEORGE THOMAS (1211264) age: 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI PF384 P3- of No 692 Sqn, which crashed near Norwich in Norfolk en-route for a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Stoke-on-Trent (Fenton) Cemetery

23-Aug

SERCOMBE, WILLIAM GEORGE (1407478) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2721 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery

23-Aug

JAGGARD, ARTHUR JOHN (929588) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving with No 151 MU 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

23-Aug

HESKETH, NOEL (179215) age: 24 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK446 AK-D of No 1657 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

BALDWIN, GEORGE JESSE (1492362) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK446 AK-D of No 1657 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

HINVES, GEOFFREY CHARLES (1602893) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK446 AK-D of No 1657 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

HUTCHENS, JAMES MCARTHUR (1374948) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK446 AK-D of No 1657 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

HUTCHINSON, HAROLD JAMES (2206021) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK446 AK-D of No 1657 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

MOTLEY, KEVIN PATRICK ROYSTON (1891643) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK446 AK-D of No 1657 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

POOK, ERNEST (1588511) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK446 AK-D of No 1657 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

GREAVISON, RONALD (J/40431) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE415 'P' of No 20 OTU, which was lost over Spey Bay during a night bombing detail.  He is buried in Lossiemouth Burial Ground

23-Aug

MAW, FRANKLIN L. (J/37480) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE415 'P' of No 20 OTU, which was lost over Spey Bay during a night bombing detail.  He is buried in Lossiemouth Burial Ground

23-Aug

GOUGH, RONALD (1819441) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE415 'P' of No 20 OTU, which was lost over Spey Bay during a night bombing detail.  He is buried in Swadlincote District (Church Gresley) Cemetery

23-Aug

BRAATEN, STERLING LORNE (J/40079) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE415 'P' of No 20 OTU, which was lost over Spey Bay during a night bombing detail.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

VEREGIN, HOWARD PETER (R/265583) age: 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE415 'P' of No 20 OTU, which was lost over Spey Bay during a night bombing detail.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

YACKO, JOHN FREDRICK (R/256200) age: 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE415 'P' of No 20 OTU, which was lost over Spey Bay during a night bombing detail.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

RINAHAN, JAMES MOLLOY (J/40201) age: 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF520 TY-G of No 24 OTU, which broke up in the air following a loss of control in cloud and engine failure during an evening cross-country.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

23-Aug

MURRAY, JAMES LOWTHER (R/176790) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF520 TY-G of No 24 OTU, which broke up in the air following a loss of control in cloud and engine failure during an evening cross-country.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

23-Aug

DANIELS, ARNOLD DOUGLAS (R/192606) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF520 TY-G of No 24 OTU, which broke up in the air following a loss of control in cloud and engine failure during an evening cross-country.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

23-Aug

GREEN, ROBERT CLARK(R/197000) age: 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF520 TY-G of No 24 OTU, which broke up in the air following a loss of control in cloud and engine failure during an evening cross-country.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

23-Aug

PATON, WILLIAM STOCKS (R/182453) age: 23 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF520 TY-G of No 24 OTU, which broke up in the air following a loss of control in cloud and engine failure during an evening cross-country.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

23-Aug

BROWN, GORDAN (1673141) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 3 BPD, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

23-Aug

BATEMAN, CLARENCE KENNETH (R/187702) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 3 PRC and died from natural causes.  He is buried in Kirkcaldy (Bennochy) Cemetery

23-Aug

LANOE, JACK ALBERT (647010) age: 25 RAF

Sgt

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 308 MU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery.

23-Aug

ANDERSON, SYDNEY JAMES (1430626) age: 37 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 322 MU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

23-Aug

SAUNDERS, THOMAS PATRICK (1663188) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 5754 M & E Flt, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

23-Aug

KHAN, MAURICE DONALD (119569) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Auster, MT336 of No 83 Gp Comm Sqn, which spun into ground at Chigwell, Essex after stalling on take-off.  He is buried in Dolphins Barn Jewish Cemetery

23-Aug

LINDAHL, R RNAF() age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, JA453 'X' of No 83 OTU, which crashed in a force landing near Aberporth following an engine failure during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in

23-Aug

SIMONS, FREDERICK EDWARD (1435840) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, JA453 'X' of No 83 OTU, which crashed in a force landing near Aberporth following an engine failure during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Erdington (St Barnabas) Churchyard

23-Aug

HARTSTEIN, EMMANUEL (184006) age: 26 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, JA453 'X' of No 83 OTU, which crashed in a force landing near Aberporth following an engine failure during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Willesden Jewish Cemetery

23-Aug

DUNMORE, ALBERT ARTHUR THOMAS (1206759) age: 32 RAFVR

Cpl

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

23-Aug

McKENNA, THOMAS (1348689) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Cardigan.  He is buried in Glasgow (Sandymount) Cemetery

23-Aug

WALTERS, RICHARD WILLIAM (350724) age: 42 RAF

Sgt

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

23-Aug

NEWTON, ERIC CLARENCE WILLIAM (1397179) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK and was probably killed when B-24H Liberator, 42-50291 "Classy Chassis II" of  the USAAF crashed into the Sad Sack Snack Bar in the village of Freckleton as it attempted to land at Burtonwood on its return from a test flight in poor weather conditions.  He was buried or cremated at the Beckenham Crematorium and Cemetery.

24-Aug

WILKINSON, JAMES REDVERS (1126749) age: 21 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed whilst serving with No 72 Sqn but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

24-Aug

SELLARS, ROY SAMUEL (1101209) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, JF350 of No 92 Sqn, which crashed near Cecina Marina during a training flight.  He is buried in Florence War Cemetery

24-Aug

RICHARDSON, PAUL WALTER WALLAC(401051) age: 26 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ644 of No 194 Sqn, which flew into the side of a mountain during a supply dropping sortie over Burma in low cloud and limited visibility.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

24-Aug

LEISHMAN, THOMAS GRANT (154633) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ644 of No 194 Sqn, which flew into the side of a mountain during a supply dropping sortie over Burma in low cloud and limited visibility.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

24-Aug

FLETCHER, LEONARD FRANCIS (J/92619) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ644 of No 194 Sqn, which flew into the side of a mountain during a supply dropping sortie over Burma in low cloud and limited visibility.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

24-Aug

DOWNIE, ALAN (1672899) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ644 of No 194 Sqn, which flew into the side of a mountain during a supply dropping sortie over Burma in low cloud and limited visibility.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

24-Aug

HUNTER-MUSKETT, MICHAEL GRAHAM GREGORY (642825) age: 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ644 of No 194 Sqn, which flew into the side of a mountain during a supply dropping sortie over Burma in low cloud and limited visibility.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

24-Aug

MELROSE, NEIL BLACK JARVIE (971173) age: 25 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ644 of No 194 Sqn, which flew into the side of a mountain during a supply dropping sortie over Burma in low cloud and limited visibility.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

24-Aug

DOWSON, ROY (1549235) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ883 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from an offensive recce patrol over the Adriatic.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

24-Aug

COTTRIDGE, ERIC JAMES (1397235) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ883 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from an offensive recce patrol over the Adriatic.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

24-Aug

RUDD, LESLIE (1493877) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ883 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from an offensive recce patrol over the Adriatic.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

24-Aug

SUTCLIFFE, JOHN (1623386) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ883 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from an offensive recce patrol over the Adriatic.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

24-Aug

HUGHES, CLIFTON LAWRENCE (410670) age: 28 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ883 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from an offensive recce patrol over the Adriatic.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

24-Aug

BRAY, FREDERICK PETER WILLIAM (591703) age: 22 RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ883 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from an offensive recce patrol over the Adriatic.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

24-Aug

PROCTOR, HAROLD MEDD (159873) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MP153 of No 263 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Quillebeuf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Aug

LEAH, PHILIP WHITTENHAM (47542) age: 25 RAF

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 268 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Inverness (Tomnahurich) Cemetery

24-Aug

OSBORN, THOMAS HENRY (1078474) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Warwick ASR/B I, BV280 of No 283 Sqn, which ditched off Kalafrana, Malta.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

24-Aug

JEFFERSON, NORMAN LEO (175358) age: 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, MM945 of No 600 Sqn, which crashed near Lake Trasimeno during a patrol.  He is buried in Assisi War Cemetery

24-Aug

SPENCER, EDWARD (175415) age: 34 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, MM945 of No 600 Sqn, which crashed near Lake Trasimeno during a patrol.  He is buried in Assisi War Cemetery

24-Aug

MOONEY, KENNETH JOHN (1337015) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA535 of No 621 Sqn, which crashed on taking off from Ras Kirma LG on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Maala Cemetery

24-Aug

HINDER, VAUGHAN (1315294) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA535 of No 621 Sqn, which crashed on taking off from Ras Kirma LG on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Maala Cemetery

24-Aug

MILLAR, MERVIN EDWIN (J/87206) age: 27 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA535 of No 621 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Ras Karma landing ground in Aden for an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Maala Cemetery

24-Aug

LEDUC, MARIE JOSEPH CLAUDE HAMEL (J/87256) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA535 of No 621 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Ras Karma landing ground in Aden for an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Maala Cemetery

24-Aug

JONES, DAVID CHARLES TOWYN (R/121630) age: 21 RCAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA535 of No 621 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Ras Karma landing ground in Aden for an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Maala Cemetery

24-Aug

BROWN, JOHN KEITH (R/129538) age: 21 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA535 of No 621 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Ras Karma landing ground in Aden for an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Maala Cemetery

24-Aug

CRANE, FRANCIS NEVILLE (87039) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire XI, EN338 of No 683 Sqn, which failed to return from a PR sortie to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

24-Aug

BARRETT, CLARENCE HENRY (1308826) age: 35 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2729 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, however his death was registered at Folkestone.  He is buried in Clunbury (St Swithin) Churchyard

24-Aug

ROBINSON, JAMES EDWARD (1594686) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DG226 of No 1652 HCU, which rolled on to its back on take-off from Marston Moor and dived into Wetherby Golf Course following an engine failure .  He is buried in Altrincham Bowdon and Hale (Altrincham) Cemetery

24-Aug

BURNIE, GLENN DAVID WELSH (J/36277) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DG226 of No 1652 HCU, which rolled on to its back on take-off from Marston Moor and dived into Wetherby Golf Course following an engine failure .  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

24-Aug

BARRIE, EMERSON GORDON (R/174466) age: 22 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DG226 of No 1652 HCU, which rolled on to its back on take-off from Marston Moor and dived into Wetherby Golf Course following an engine failure .  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

24-Aug

MORRISON, JOHN DUNCAN (R/213960) age: 18 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DG226 of No 1652 HCU, which rolled on to its back on take-off from Marston Moor and dived into Wetherby Golf Course following an engine failure .  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

24-Aug

OSBORNE, CLYDE ROSWELL (R/154757) age: 24 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DG226 of No 1652 HCU, which rolled on to its back on take-off from Marston Moor and dived into Wetherby Golf Course following an engine failure .  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

24-Aug

JONES, HARRY (171287) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DG226 of No 1652 HCU, which rolled on to its back on take-off from Marston Moor and dived into Wetherby Golf Course following an engine failure .  He is buried in Hawarden Cemetery

24-Aug

GREENSMITH, JOHN DAVID (1866929) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LJ445 'E' of No 1666 HCU, which broke up in the air during a night cross-country as a result of vibrations set up by a propeller disintegrating.  He is buried in Amblecote (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

24-Aug

MANSELL, JACK PETER (436085) age: 20 RAAF

Flight Sergeant

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LJ445 'E' of No 1666 HCU, which broke up in the air during a night cross-country as a result of vibrations set up by a propeller disintegrating.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

24-Aug

SCHULLER, CARL BERTHOLD (418685) age: 30 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LJ445 'E' of No 1666 HCU, which broke up in the air during a night cross-country as a result of vibrations set up by a propeller disintegrating.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

24-Aug

FRANKLIN, PETER BLUNDELL (1359) age: 25 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LJ445 'E' of No 1666 HCU, which broke up in the air during a night cross-country as a result of vibrations set up by a propeller disintegrating.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

24-Aug

DUNFORD, EDWARD WILLIAM ALBERT (1853351) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LJ445 'E' of No 1666 HCU, which broke up in the air during a night cross-country as a result of vibrations set up by a propeller disintegrating.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

24-Aug

ILES, JOHN BICKERSTAFF (1852528) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LJ445 'E' of No 1666 HCU, which broke up in the air during a night cross-country as a result of vibrations set up by a propeller disintegrating.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

24-Aug

HUDSON, JAMES VICTOR (156996) age: 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LJ445 'E' of No 1666 HCU, which broke up in the air during a night cross-country as a result of vibrations set up by a propeller disintegrating.  He is buried in Lambeth Cemetery

24-Aug

ARMITAGE, ERIC LEONARD (1434790) age: 21 RAFVR

WO

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 357 MU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

24-Aug

STEPHENS, GEORGE PHILIP (1158327) age: 26 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 4 SD, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery

24-Aug

TERRY, PETER (1803366) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst serving with No 5 FU but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

24-Aug

PETTIGREW, JOHN FREDERIC (36156) age: 26 RAF (RAFO)

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, HW187 of the Gun Proofing Flt, A&AEE, which collided with KX176 as they returned to Boscombe Down from a gunnery test flight.  He is buried in Durrington Cemetery

24-Aug

NUNN, DERRICK EDWARD (1260470) age: 33 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving at RIMU 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

24-Aug

STARKIE, WILLIAM JAMES (1004596) age: 24 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving at Tengah 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

24-Aug

HARPER, JAMES LESLIE (106627) age: 47 RAFVR

Fg Off

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

24-Aug

KEVAN, JOSEPH DANIEL (1480309) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Blandford.  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery

24-Aug

BELL, ROBERT JOHN (1802049) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving in the UK and probably died from injuries sustained the previous when B-24H Liberator, 42-50291 "Classy Chassis II" of  the USAAF crashed into the Sad Sack Snack Bar in the village of Freckleton as it attempted to land at Burtonwood on its return from a test flight in poor weather conditions.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery.

24-Aug

BATSON, DOUGLAS (1683298) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died from injuries sustained the previous when B-24H Liberator, 42-50291 "Classy Chassis II" of  the USAAF crashed into the Sad Sack Snack Bar in the village of Freckleton as it attempted to land at Burtonwood on its return from a test flight in poor weather conditions.  He is buried in Ferryhill Cemetery.

24-Aug

CANNELL, WALTER WILLIAM (1623550) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving in the UK and probably died from injuries sustained the previous when B-24H Liberator, 42-50291 "Classy Chassis II" of  the USAAF crashed into the Sad Sack Snack Bar in the village of Freckleton as it attempted to land at Burtonwood on its return from a test flight in poor weather conditions.  He is buried in Kirk Christ Rushen (Holy Trinity) Churchyard Extension.

24-Aug

CHALK, CHARLES FRANK (111202) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Lt

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

25-Aug

WALTON, ERIC (174943) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ844 ZA-D of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Watten.  He is buried in Longuenesse {St Omer} Souvenir Cemetery

25-Aug

MACDOUGALL, CHARLES JAMES ROSS (1319513) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ844 ZA-D of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Watten.  He is buried in Longuenesse {St Omer} Souvenir Cemetery

25-Aug

WHITTAKER, JAMES (1601229) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ844 ZA-D of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Watten.  He is buried in Longuenesse {St Omer} Souvenir Cemetery

25-Aug

BYNG, CLARENCE ADEN (973375) age: 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ844 ZA-D of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Watten.  He is buried in Longuenesse {St Omer} Souvenir Cemetery

25-Aug

WARE, PETER HENRY COLIN (1890900) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ844 ZA-D of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Watten.  He is buried in Longuenesse {St Omer} Souvenir Cemetery

25-Aug

MUNDY, IAN MEYNEL P. (80403) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FB201 'D' of No 19 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Watten.  He is buried in St Valery-en-Caux Franco-British Cemetery

25-Aug

BROWN, DERRICK GORDON (542649V) age: 20 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW390 'K' of No 55 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce in the Wilo area of Milan.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

25-Aug

HAWTIN, HARRY PYNOR (711033) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW390 'K' of No 55 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce in the Wilo area of Milan.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

25-Aug

EVANS, DAVID ERIC (1317674) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW390 'K' of No 55 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce in the Wilo area of Milan.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

25-Aug

KENEBEL, ALBERT GEORGE (1603428) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW390 'K' of No 55 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce in the Wilo area of Milan.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

25-Aug

PARKER, ALAN MACKINLAY (141889) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, NH515 of No 74 Sqn, which crashed in a force landing at Buchy after being hit by flak during an armed recce.  He is buried in Massy Churchyard

25-Aug

DALE, JAMES ATKINSON (425562) age: 27 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM593 AA-N of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Russelsheim.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

25-Aug

FLEMING, JAMES ALLAN (422382) age: 27 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM593 AA-N of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Russelsheim.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

25-Aug

VINCENT, FRANK ARTHUR (395910) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM593 AA-N of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Russelsheim.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

25-Aug

CROXON, KENNETH ERIC (1893473) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM593 AA-N of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Russelsheim.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

25-Aug

GARFORTH, ERIC (2206796) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM593 AA-N of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Russelsheim.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

25-Aug

SLATER, EDWIN (2210570) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM593 AA-N of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Russelsheim.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

25-Aug

STEWART, ALAN RAYMOND BRYCE (1344346) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM593 AA-N of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Russelsheim.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

25-Aug

PURKIS, BASIL LAIRD (129554) age: 34 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME857 SR-C of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Boult-aux-Bois during an ABC sortie to Russelsheim.  He is buried in Boult-aux-Bois Communal Cemetery

25-Aug

JONES, DAVID RICHARD (J/25750) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME857 SR-C of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Boult-aux-Bois during an ABC sortie to Russelsheim.  He is buried in Boult-aux-Bois Communal Cemetery

25-Aug

PORTER, JOHN EDWARD (J/25808) age: 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME857 SR-C of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Boult-aux-Bois during an ABC sortie to Russelsheim.  He is buried in Boult-aux-Bois Communal Cemetery

25-Aug

POWELL, CHESTER OWEN (J/90765) age: 33 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME857 SR-C of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Boult-aux-Bois during an ABC sortie to Russelsheim.  He is buried in Boult-aux-Bois Communal Cemetery

25-Aug

HILL, ROWLAND THEODORE (2220769) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME857 SR-C of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Boult-aux-Bois during an ABC sortie to Russelsheim.  He is buried in Boult-aux-Bois Communal Cemetery

25-Aug

KINSEY, JOHN SPENCER (1582720) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME857 SR-C of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Boult-aux-Bois during an ABC sortie to Russelsheim.  He is buried in Boult-aux-Bois Communal Cemetery

25-Aug

NISBETT, WILLIAM GEORGE (1800386) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME857 SR-C of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Boult-aux-Bois during an ABC sortie to Russelsheim.  He is buried in Boult-aux-Bois Communal Cemetery

25-Aug

POUNDER, HERBERT BEAUMONT (1434994) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, LR257 'F' of No 107 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to the Dieppe- Rouen area.  He is buried in Vergetot Churchyard

25-Aug

ROGERS, LYNN HAROLD (R/10141) age: Unknown RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, LR257 'F' of No 107 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to the Dieppe- Rouen area.  He is buried in Vergetot Churchyard

25-Aug

RIPPON, ANTHONY JOHN DFC(42262) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 107 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ouroux-sur-Saone Communal Cemetery

25-Aug

POTTER, JOHN LEONARD (1319598) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ490 of No 114 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Piombino during an air test.  He is buried in Florence War Cemetery.

25-Aug

BOYD, JOHN (1026149) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ490 of No 114 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Piombino during an air test.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

25-Aug

DOWLAND, HERBERT LLOYD (R/124115) age: 25 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ490 of No 114 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Piombino during an air test.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

25-Aug

BEARMAN, CECIL ERNEST (PETE) (122343) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VII, MD171 of No 131 Sqn, which dived into ground near Old Sarum.  He is buried in Chelmsford (Writtle Road) Cemetery

25-Aug

TRAFFORD, GEORGE RAYMOND (412001) age: 23 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN588 'D' of No 164 Sqn, which was lost whilst attacking tanks and MT near Rouen.  He is buried in Fresquienne Churchyard

25-Aug

WHITE, RONALD ALBERT EDWARD (1323288) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN711 'Z' of No 164 Sqn, which came down in flames whilst attacking tanks and MT near Rouen.  He is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen

25-Aug

CLARK, DENIS (119758) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 168 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Les Hogues Communal Cemetery

25-Aug

LEWIS, WILLIAM RADCLIFFE (425267) age: 23 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, HD316 'T' of No 180 Sqn, which ditched off Beachey Head following an engine failure whilst en-route to targets at Clermont.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

25-Aug

CURTIS, KENNETH GEORGE (422987) age: 21 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, HD316 'T' of No 180 Sqn, which ditched off Beachey Head following an engine failure whilst en-route to targets at Clermont.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

25-Aug

O'BRIEN, LAWRENCE (1597276) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, HD316 'T' of No 180 Sqn, which ditched off Beachey Head following an engine failure whilst en-route to targets at Clermont.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (St John's Westgate and Elswick) Cemetery

25-Aug

WALTERS, HENRY GEORGE (425377) age: 26 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, HD316 'T' of No 180 Sqn, which ditched off Beachey Head following an engine failure whilst en-route to targets at Clermont.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Aug

OXENHAM, CHARLES BRYCE (424063) age: 20 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM258 HA-Q of No 218 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off Felixstowe on its return from a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Vincly.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

25-Aug

MURRAY, ERNEST GEORGE (639500) age: 26 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM258 HA-Q of No 218 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off Felixstowe on its return from a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Vincly.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

25-Aug

DYER, WILLIAM AGUSTUS (1399766) age: 20 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM258 HA-Q of No 218 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off Felixstowe on its return from a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Vincly.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

25-Aug

CRAIG, ANGUS (1825324) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM258 HA-Q of No 218 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off Felixstowe on its return from a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Vincly.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

25-Aug

MATHIAS, GLYN DAVIES (54378) age: 25 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM258 HA-Q of No 218 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off Felixstowe on its return from a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Vincly.  He is buried in Felixstowe New Cemetery

25-Aug

COVELL, GEORGE (2208026) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM258 HA-Q of No 218 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off Felixstowe on its return from a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Vincly.  He is buried in Newbiggin (St Bartholomew) Churchyard

25-Aug

HAGGIS, DOUGLAS CHARLES (128907) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM258 HA-Q of No 218 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off Felixstowe on its return from a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Vincly.  He is buried in/or was cremated at the City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

25-Aug

THYAGARAJAN, SAYANA PURAM DURAISWAMY (177663) age: 26 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN477 'T' of No 263 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Pont-Audemer.  He is buried in La Lande Churchyard

25-Aug

CAMPBELL, ALLAN WILLIAM (J/36786) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN883 'J' of No 263 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Theillement.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

25-Aug

RUPRECHT, VACLAV  (187637) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, ML245 of No 312 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a Ranger following an engine failure due to fuel mismanagement.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Aug

YOUNG, GRIFFIN JAMES (J/88753) age: 29 RCAF

Plt Off

He was flying in Spitfire IX, MK576 of No 412 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on 13 Aug 1944 but he is thought to have been shot by the Gestapo.  He is buried in Les Hogues Communal Cemetery

25-Aug

FLOOD, JAMES MCVEIGH (J/35208) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, ML308 of No 421 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 near Dieppe during an armed recce.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

25-Aug

MAUNDER, STANLEY FREDERICK (128021) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ631 of No 570 Sqn, which was shot down by Allied AA fire on its return from a SOR supply drop - Bob 209.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

25-Aug

WARD, ALFRED WILLIAM (1168448) age: 32 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in He died in Japanese captivity on board the Taiwan Maru whilst being transported to Java from Ambon of No 605 Sqn, which .  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-Aug

WARD, HARRY (2221266) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA578 of No 640 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Watten.  He is buried in Longuenesse {St Omer} Souvenir Cemetery

25-Aug

JENKINS, STANLEY (1451229) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA578 of No 640 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Watten.  He is buried in Longuenesse {St Omer} Souvenir Cemetery

25-Aug

WHITE, CYRIL ARTHUR (179590) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA578 of No 640 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Watten.  He is buried in Longuenesse {St Omer} Souvenir Cemetery

25-Aug

DUFFIN, JAMES DOUGLAS (J/92131) age: 30 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA578 of No 640 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Watten.  He is buried in Longuenesse {St Omer} Souvenir Cemetery

25-Aug

ALDEN, ARTHUR JOHN (1850102) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA578 of No 640 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Watten.  He is buried in Longuenesse {St Omer} Souvenir Cemetery

25-Aug

BOSWORTH, RONALD ALBERT JOHN (1807185) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA578 of No 640 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Watten.  He is buried in Longuenesse {St Omer} Souvenir Cemetery

25-Aug

WARREN, GEOFFREY EDWARD (2201288) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA578 of No 640 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a Noball (V-1) site at Watten.  He is buried in Longuenesse {St Omer} Souvenir Cemetery

25-Aug

MATTHEWS, HUBERT DENNIS (1276293) age: 31 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2788 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

25-Aug

COOK, GEORGE WILLIAM (1626361) age: 30 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 5020 (Airfield Construction) Sqn but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Lajes War Cemetery

25-Aug

CAMERON, COLIN SAMUEL (1394658) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN207 of No 3 TEU, which dived into the ground near Clyffe Pypard.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (West Road) Cemetery

25-Aug

SZYBKA, Jozef(P.1578) age: 24 PAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell III, KJ588  of No 45 Grp, which crashed five miles north-east of Matawek Lake on a ferry flight from Dorval to Goose Bay.  He is buried in Blanche County Cemetery, Canada

25-Aug

CHLOPICKI, Antoni(P.793674) age: 29 PAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell III, KJ588  of No 45 Grp, which crashed five miles north-east of Matawek Lake on a ferry flight from Dorval to Goose Bay.  He is buried in

25-Aug

ADAMS, CYRIL GILBERT ROY DFM (1314989) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP197 of No 76 OTU, which dived into the ground at Tireh in Palestine during a searchlight co-operation exercise.  He is buried in Khayat Beach War Cemetery.

25-Aug

WILLIAMS, SAMUEL CHARLES (1614983) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP197 of No 76 OTU, which dived into the ground at Tireh in Palestine during a searchlight co-operation exercise.  He is buried in Khayat Beach War Cemetery

25-Aug

ROBINSON, THOMAS (1549175) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP197 of No 76 OTU, which dived into the ground at Tireh in Palestine during a searchlight co-operation exercise.  He is buried in Khayat Beach War Cemetery

25-Aug

JOHNSTON, JOHN (181290) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP197 of No 76 OTU, which dived into the ground at Tireh in Palestine during a searchlight co-operation exercise.  He is buried in Khayat Beach War Cemetery

25-Aug

BREACH, ROBERT HENRY (925410) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP197 of No 76 OTU, which dived into the ground at Tireh in Palestine during a searchlight co-operation exercise.  He is buried in Khayat Beach War Cemetery

25-Aug

JACK, GEORGE NICHOLSON (990022) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving at BRD Worli, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery

 

25-Aug

BAKER, ERIC WILLIAM (954762) age: 28 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in He died in Japanese captivity on board the Taiwan Maru whilst being transported to Java from Ambon of No Kuala Lumper, which .  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-Aug

SIMM, LEONARD (45789) age: Unknown RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed/died whilst serving at North Front, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He was commemorated on the Gibraltar Memorial

25-Aug

HUGHES, WILLIAM (1092102) age: 23 RAFVR

Cpl

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

25-Aug

SILLIFANT, RICHARD (915929) age: 30 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Holsworthy.  He is buried in Chilsworthy Methodist Chapelyard

25-Aug

JOHNSTONE, THOMAS (987618) age: 24 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 Bedlington (Netherton Lane) Cemetery.

25-Aug

WARING, JAMES EDWARD LOXLEY (117701) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, PZ746  of the Coastal Command Fighter Affiliation Training Unit, which flew into the ground at East Fortune after hitting a flag pole during an AA co-operation sortie.  He is buried in Halstead (St Margaret) Churchyard.

25-Aug

POLWARTH, JOHN (770674) age: 57 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Buckrose.  He is buried in Gosforth (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

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