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Casualties - 1 - 6 September 1944


01-Sep

BOWTELL, JAMES HENRY RAYMOND (1488974) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 90 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Newmarket.  He is buried in Beck Row (St John) Churchyard

01-Sep

HOUSDEN, ROY MORRIS (1335087) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Spitfire IX, NH543 of No 127 Sqn, which collided with NH596 of the same unit on landing at Lympne on its return from an armed recce to Lille.  He is buried in Saffron Walden Cemetery

01-Sep

HARDIE, ROBERT BLACKBURN (415649) age: 34 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ503 NF-P of No 138 Sqn, which crashed near Lombard after hitting trees whilst flying a storm during Operation Bob 325 to France.  He is buried in Arc-et-Senans Communal Cemetery

01-Sep

ASHTON, ROBERT ALEXANDER (436598) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ503 NF-P of No 138 Sqn, which crashed near Lombard after hitting trees whilst flying a storm during Operation Bob 325 to France.  He is buried in Arc-et-Senans Communal Cemetery

01-Sep

BARNES, NORMAN EDWARD (424554) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ503 NF-P of No 138 Sqn, which crashed near Lombard after hitting trees whilst flying a storm during Operation Bob 325 to France.  He is buried in Arc-et-Senans Communal Cemetery

01-Sep

HAYES, STUART JAMES (432172) age: 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ503 NF-P of No 138 Sqn, which crashed near Lombard after hitting trees whilst flying a storm during Operation Bob 325 to France.  He is buried in Arc-et-Senans Communal Cemetery

01-Sep

McLEOD, GORDON WESLEY (422658) age: 26 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ503 NF-P of No 138 Sqn, which crashed near Lombard after hitting trees whilst flying a storm during Operation Bob 325 to France.  He is buried in Arc-et-Senans Communal Cemetery

01-Sep

STANLEY, MORRIS (427160) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ503 NF-P of No 138 Sqn, which crashed near Lombard after hitting trees whilst flying a storm during Operation Bob 325 to France.  He is buried in Arc-et-Senans Communal Cemetery

01-Sep

ALEXANDER, JOHN CAMPBELL (1672382) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ503 NF-P of No 138 Sqn, which crashed near Lombard after hitting trees whilst flying a storm during Operation Bob 325 to France.  He is buried in Arc-et-Senans Communal Cemetery

01-Sep

JACK, GEORGE MCPHERSON (1822606) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ503 NF-P of No 138 Sqn, which crashed near Lombard after hitting trees whilst flying a storm during Operation Bob 325 to France.  He is buried in Arc-et-Senans Communal Cemetery

01-Sep

McNAMARA, PAUL EDWIN (J/29858) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK131 NF-T of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Gilze-en-Rijen airfield during Operation Gerrit 1 to Holland.  He is buried in Gilze-en-Rijen (Gilze) Roman Catholic Cemetery

01-Sep

THOMPSON, C. BRUCE(J/29675) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK131 NF-T of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Gilze-en-Rijen airfield during Operation Gerrit 1 to Holland.  He is buried in Gilze-en-Rijen (Gilze) Roman Catholic Cemetery

01-Sep

WALLACE, ALFRED JERRY (J/272564) age: 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK131 NF-T of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Gilze-en-Rijen airfield during Operation Gerrit 1 to Holland.  He is buried in Gilze-en-Rijen (Gilze) Roman Catholic Cemetery

01-Sep

BAILEY, ROGER FRANCIS GEOFFREY (1807199) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK131 NF-T of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Gilze-en-Rijen airfield during Operation Gerrit 1 to Holland.  He is buried in Gilze-en-Rijen (Gilze) Roman Catholic Cemetery

01-Sep

BAXTER, WILLIAM ALLAN (1821358) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK131 NF-T of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Gilze-en-Rijen airfield during Operation Gerrit 1 to Holland.  He is buried in Gilze-en-Rijen (Gilze) Roman Catholic Cemetery

01-Sep

BULLEN, ROYSTON WILLIAM (1623269) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK131 NF-T of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Gilze-en-Rijen airfield during Operation Gerrit 1 to Holland.  He is buried in Gilze-en-Rijen (Gilze) Roman Catholic Cemetery

01-Sep

HANSON, GEORGE CHARLES (1601317) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK131 NF-T of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Gilze-en-Rijen airfield during Operation Gerrit 1 to Holland.  He is buried in Gilze-en-Rijen (Gilze) Roman Catholic Cemetery

01-Sep

WOODCOCK, CHRIS NOEL (144040) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIX, MM672 of No 157 Sqn, which collided with MM676 of the same unit and crashed at Haydon near Swannington during a training flight.  He is buried in Oxford (Headington) Cemetery

01-Sep

BUTT, LESLIE GEORGE(131169) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIX, MM672 of No 157 Sqn, which collided with MM676 of the same unit and crashed at Haydon near Swannington during a training flight.  He was cremated at Southampton Crematorium

01-Sep

BROWN, JOHN (1565950) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, JG928 of No 185 Sqn, which was shot down off Rimini by flak.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

01-Sep

EAGLESON, JAMES LYMAN (J/27715) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FV924 'Q' of No 226 Sqn, which was last seen near Abbeville.  He is buried in Bezinghem Churchyard

01-Sep

CATTO, STUART GEORGE(426149) age: 21 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FV924 'Q' of No 226 Sqn, which was last seen near Abbeville.  He is buried in Bezinghem Churchyard

01-Sep

HAMANKIEWICZ, Jerzy Roman(P.1643) age: 28 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, JF394 of No 241 Sqn, which he abandoned after being shot down into the sea off the Po Estuary during a long range reconnaissance flight but he drowned.  He has no known grave

01-Sep

CORLETT, WILLIAM CHARLES (925425) age: 28 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving with No 242 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst working on the Sumatran railway.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

01-Sep

NARLOCH, Zygfryd (P.793803) age: 22 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FB384 Z of No 316 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea following an engine failure.  He is buried in

01-Sep

PLESMAN, JAN LEENDERT  (102524) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK905 'P' of No 322 Sqn, which had its tail shot off by flak near St Omer during an armed recce.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Sep

MUMBERSON, ROBERT BERTRAM (J/21176) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF234 of No 524 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea off the Wash having indicated they were returning to base with engine problems.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

01-Sep

GRANT, MORRISON CARLYLE(J/90744) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF234 of No 524 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea off the Wash having indicated they were returning to base with engine problems.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

01-Sep

CALLIN, HAROLD JOHN (J/11454) age: 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF234 of No 524 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea off the Wash having indicated they were returning to base with engine problems.  He is buried in Great Bircham (St Mary) Churchyard

01-Sep

BRIGDEN, ROBERT OLIVER (149587) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, N878 of No 605 Sqn, which came down near the River Maas after being hit by flak during an intruder sortie to Gilze Rijen airfield.  He is buried in Eethen (Heesbeen) Protestant Churchyard

01-Sep

BUTLER, HAROLD LINTHORN (1250323) age: 24 RAFVR

WO

He was serving with No 679 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Ipswich.  He was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium

01-Sep

CARR, JOHN THOMAS (1428859) age: 40 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2814 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, however his death was registered at Romsey.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

01-Sep

VERYARD, SIDNEY DENNIS (1169055) age: 24 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 6228 Bomb Disposal Sqn but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in La Haye-de-Routot Churchyard

01-Sep

GIBBS, LESLIE ALBERT (549546) age: 27 RAF

Sgt

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 6228 Bomb Disposal Sqn but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in La Haye-de-Routot Churchyard

01-Sep

SHORT, COLIN VERNON (1581345) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, HM612 of No 11 (P) AFU, which flew into the ground in Cheshire whilst low flying.  He is buried in Northampton and Counties Crematorium

01-Sep

MURRAY, ANGUS FINDLAY (1340465) age: 27 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 16 SP, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

01-Sep

BROWN, JAMES E. (J/42283) age: 19 RCAF

Fg Off

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Halifax V, LL168 FD-L of No 1659 HCU, which crashed near Topcliffe whilst carrying out night circuits due to a loss of power.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

01-Sep

THACKER, WALTER LOUIS (131160) age: 33 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura V, JT827 of No 17 SAAF, which failed to return from an anti-shipping sortie off the Italian coast.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

01-Sep

BIRD, MONTAGUE THOMAS (1583189) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura V, JT827 of No 17 SAAF, which failed to return from an anti-shipping sortie off the Italian coast.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

01-Sep

JAMIESON, ROBERT DEMPSTER (1025843) age: 21 RAFVR

WO

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 22 PTC, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

01-Sep

GIRVAN, WILLIAM THOMAS WHITELAW (635883) age: 22 RAF

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 334 Wing, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Assisi War Cemetery

01-Sep

JOHNSON, ROBERT WALTER (1280302) age: 24 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving at Alor Star 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

01-Sep

TAILFORD, JOHN MURREY (546147) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Argus II, FS647 of the HQ ME, which failed to return from a film sortie to Littorio.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

01-Sep

TRUMPER, ERIC RONALD (988005) age: 25 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Argus II, FS647 of the ME Comm Flt, which failed to return from a film sortie to Littorio.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

01-Sep

WILBUR, WILBERT ERIK (100546) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Argus II, FS647 of the ME Comm Flt, which failed to return from a film sortie to Littorio.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

01-Sep

HUNT, EDWARD WILLIAM (1441820) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

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 Eastbrookend (Dagenham) Cemetery

01-Sep

ADLARD, KENNETH SCOTT (517596) age: 28 RAF

Cpl

He had been discharged from the RAF by the time he died but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his burial site is unknown so he is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

02-Sep

CAMERON, DONALD MAXWELL (542986V) age: 20 SAAF

Lt

He was serving with No 55 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

02-Sep

HUDSON, JAMES WALTER THOMAS (1801228) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 55 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

02-Sep

WALKER, WILLIAM BASIL (1622988) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 55 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

02-Sep

BRAIN, DENNIS INGHAM (178527) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM279 DX-T of No 57 Sqn, which dived into the ground from cloud at a steep angle near Crick in Northamptonshire en-route to carry out a shipping attack at Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Sep

TAYLOR, WILLIAM VALENTINE(1620512) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM279 DX-T of No 57 Sqn, which dived into the ground from cloud at a steep angle near Crick in Northamptonshire en-route to carry out a shipping attack at Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Sep

BROWN, DANIEL FRANK (1831716) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM279 DX-T of No 57 Sqn, which dived into the ground from cloud at a steep angle near Crick in Northamptonshire en-route to carry out a shipping attack at Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Sep

CARMAN, DENNIS MARK (1892690) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM279 DX-T of No 57 Sqn, which dived into the ground from cloud at a steep angle near Crick in Northamptonshire en-route to carry out a shipping attack at Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Sep

COOKSON, THOMAS PHILLIP (2210045) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM279 DX-T of No 57 Sqn, which dived into the ground from cloud at a steep angle near Crick in Northamptonshire en-route to carry out a shipping attack at Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Sep

MEDCALF, ARTHUR DAVID (1805442) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM279 DX-T of No 57 Sqn, which dived into the ground from cloud at a steep angle near Crick in Northamptonshire en-route to carry out a shipping attack at Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Sep

WILLIAMS, SIDNEY BUXTON (1076863) age: 34 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM279 DX-T of No 57 Sqn, which dived into the ground from cloud at a steep angle near Crick in Northamptonshire en-route to carry out a shipping attack at Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Sep

DWYER, BRIAN ROBERT (154846) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS912 'C' of No 107 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie in t Bastogne/Malmedy area.  He is buried in Mertert Communal Cemetery

02-Sep

HALL, DAVID DOMETT (124676) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS912 'C' of No 107 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie in t Bastogne/Malmedy area.  He is buried in Mertert Communal Cemetery

02-Sep

GREENAWAY, JACK ROBERT (184791) age: 24 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, ? of No 112 Sqn, which was lost near the front line.  He is buried in Coriano Ridge War Cemetery

02-Sep

LUNDY, JOHN EDWARD (J/16424) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Albacore I, BF730 'U' of No 119 Sqn, which believed to have been lost whilst making an attack on a large convoy near Boulogne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Sep

DAVIS, JOHN TERENCE JOSEPH (J/2936) age: 23 RCAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Albacore I, BF730 'U' of No 119 Sqn, which believed to have been lost whilst making an attack on a large convoy near Boulogne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Sep

ROSS, ERIC STUART WILLIAMS (49219) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Albacore I, X9074 'Q' of No 119 Sqn, which was probably shot by flak whilst attacking shipping.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Sep

SLATTER, CLAUDE WHITTARD (86043) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Albacore I, X9074 'Q' of No 119 Sqn, which was probably shot by flak whilst attacking shipping.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Sep

HYAMS, JOSEPH (1396622) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Albacore I, X9074 'Q' of No 119 Sqn, which was probably shot by flak whilst attacking shipping.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Sep

TEBB, ERNEST CHARLES (152158) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE769 of No 143 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on E-boats off the French coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Sep

BUTTERFIELD, GUY DFM(129225) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE769 of No 143 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on E-boats off the French coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Sep

DOCHERTY, WILLIAM MCNAUGHTON (1566654) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 250 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Coriano Ridge War Cemetery

02-Sep

LAVENDER, ANTHONY FRANK (150051) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, FD477 of No 268 Sqn, which failed to return from a tactical recce in the Calais/Boulogne area.  He is buried in St Riquier British Cemetery

02-Sep

BULLIMORE, PHILIP (1545776) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito IX, MM235 of No 544 Sqn, which failed to return from photo recce sortie to Dresden.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

02-Sep

WOODS, HARRY (139965) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito IX, MM235 of No 544 Sqn, which failed to return from photo recce sortie to Dresden.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

02-Sep

SMITH, THOMAS HAROLD (408883) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MH778 of No 601 Sqn, which caught fire in the air and crashed during a strafing attack on road targets near Coriano.  He is buried in Gradara War Cemetery

02-Sep

ADAMS, RICHARD JOSEPH (1803858) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 601 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

02-Sep

BLACKMAN, GEORGE AUGUSTUS (1649480) age: 41 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 151 OTU, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

02-Sep

ROUND, RONALD THOMAS (1185787) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 151 OTU, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

02-Sep

DEREWIENKO, Jozef Antoni(P.704108) age: 23 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB389 GR-M of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which was shot by flak near Backi Brestovac in Yugoslavia on its return from a supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

02-Sep

JAS, Jozef(P.784727) age: 26 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB389 GR-M of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which was shot by flak near Backi Brestovac in Yugoslavia on its return from a supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

02-Sep

BIALOSZEWSKI, Adam Szczepan(P.705691) age: 33 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB389 GR-M of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which was shot by flak near Backi Brestovac in Yugoslavia on its return from a supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

02-Sep

PIALUCHA, Jozef(P.781051) age: 28 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB389 GR-M of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which was shot by flak near Backi Brestovac in Yugoslavia on its return from a supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

02-Sep

STANIEWICZ, Konrad(P.704020) age: 21 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB389 GR-M of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which was shot by flak near Backi Brestovac in Yugoslavia on its return from a supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

02-Sep

NALEPA, Josef(P.781204) age: 22 PAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB389 GR-M of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which was shot by flak near Backi Brestovac in Yugoslavia on its return from a supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

02-Sep

ROSINIUK, Wladyslaw(P.0851) age: 34 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DK124  of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which was shot by a night fighter near Mohacz in Hungary during a supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

02-Sep

BAR, Zbigniew(P.794207) age: 22 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN889 GR-P of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which was shot by a night fighter over Yugoslavia during a supply dropping sortie.  He has no known grave

02-Sep

MARYNOWSKI, Mieczyslaw(P.706779) age: 22 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN889 GR-P of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which was shot by a night fighter over Yugoslavia during a supply dropping sortie.  He has no known grave

02-Sep

TYROL, Reynhold Henryk(P.780850) age: 24 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN889 GR-P of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which was shot by a night fighter over Yugoslavia during a supply dropping sortie.  He has no known grave

02-Sep

BAWOROWSKI, Michal Rudolf(P.2254) age: 27 PAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP180 GR-A of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which was shot by flak near Jaszfennszaru near Budapest on its return from a supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

02-Sep

BANASIK, Tadeusz Kazimierz(P.784923) age: 25 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP180 GR-A of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which was shot by flak near Jaszfennszaru near Budapest on its return from a supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

02-Sep

BLAZEJEWSKI, Wawrzyniek(P.704417) age: 28 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP180 GR-A of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which was shot by flak near Jaszfennszaru near Budapest on its return from a supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

02-Sep

PAETZ, Stanislaw(P.784696) age: 28 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP180 GR-A of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which was shot by flak near Jaszfennszaru near Budapest on its return from a supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

02-Sep

POLACZEK, Ernest(P.780504) age: 24 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP180 GR-A of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which was shot by flak near Jaszfennszaru near Budapest on its return from a supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

02-Sep

WALCZAK, Mieczyslaw(P.792242) age: 23 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP180 GR-A of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which was shot by flak near Jaszfennszaru near Budapest on its return from a supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

02-Sep

LOJAS, Mieczyslaw(P.704129) age: 20 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP180 GR-A of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which was shot by flak near Jaszfennszaru near Budapest on its return from a supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

02-Sep

GARTHWAITE, HERBERT (179288) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LN344 of No 1656 HCU, which crashed out of control at Little Casterton near Oakham after flying into a violent thunderstorm which iced up the controls.  He is buried in Austerfield (St Helena) Churchyard

02-Sep

JACOBS, STANLEY GEORGE(432193) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LN344 of No 1656 HCU, which crashed out of control at Little Casterton near Oakham after flying into a violent thunderstorm which iced up the controls.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

02-Sep

BLACK, DOUGLAS JOHN (426028) age: 24 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LN344 of No 1656 HCU, which crashed out of control at Little Casterton near Oakham after flying into a violent thunderstorm which iced up the controls.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

02-Sep

TRIMBY, AMBROSE FREDERICK MAURICE(1354812) age: 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LN344 of No 1656 HCU, which crashed out of control at Little Casterton near Oakham after flying into a violent thunderstorm which iced up the controls.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

02-Sep

BODIN, HUGH ALEXANDER ANDREW (1050107) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LN344 of No 1656 HCU, which crashed out of control at Little Casterton near Oakham after flying into a violent thunderstorm which iced up the controls.  He is buried in Cathcart Cemetery

02-Sep

CAMPBELL, WILLIAM (1355935) age: 38 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LN344 of No 1656 HCU, which crashed out of control at Little Casterton near Oakham after flying into a violent thunderstorm which iced up the controls.  He is buried in Glasgow (Sandymount) Cemetery

02-Sep

ALSOP, ERNEST CLIFFORD (1488179) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LN344 of No 1656 HCU, which crashed out of control at Little Casterton near Oakham after flying into a violent thunderstorm which iced up the controls.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

02-Sep

THOMPSON, DOUGLAS STANLEY (338267) age: 19 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LN344 of No 1656 HCU, which crashed out of control at Little Casterton near Oakham after flying into a violent thunderstorm which iced up the controls.  He is buried in Walsall (Ryecroft) Cemetery

02-Sep

CUMBERWORTH, LESLIE(120434) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL362 of No 1662 HCU, which crashed into trees at Swanland near Hull 25 minutes into an air test following control problems and an overheating engine.  He is buried in Beverley (Queensgate) Cemetery

02-Sep

ESDALE, JACK (160680) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL362 of No 1662 HCU, which crashed into trees at Swanland near Hull 25 minutes into an air test following control problems and an overheating engine.  He is buried in Tottenham Cemetery

02-Sep

KING, ARTHUR JOHN (957948) age: 29 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 18 TSP, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

02-Sep

WHEATCROFT, GRANVILLE HAROLD (1219834) age: 21 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder, ? 'L' of No 24 SAAF, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Montecchio War Cemetery

02-Sep

GILBERT, CHRISTOPHER JOHN (1157650) age: 35 RAFVR

WO

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 272 AMES, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

02-Sep

WILSON, MYLES BISHOP (R/108151) age: 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was serving with No 410 RSU and was killed when the vehicle he was driving left the road and overturned.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

02-Sep

AFFLECK, THOMAS MICHIE(1684169) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE558 of No 79 OTU, which collided with JM237 whilst carrying out a formation flying practice.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery.

02-Sep

CORNEY, LESLIE RUSSELL (J/25458) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE558 of No 79 OTU, which collided with JM237 whilst carrying out a formation flying practice.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery

02-Sep

WILSON, FREDERICK GEORGE HARLEY (1873500) age: 21 RAFVR

AC2

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 South London Crematorium, Mitcham

02-Sep

SCHOFIELD, CHARLES (1590806) age: 19 RAFVR

AC2

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

02-Sep

BROWN, STANLEY ALFRED (1447398) age: 38 RAFVR

AC1

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

03-Sep

KILNER, ROY (653427) age: 22 RAF

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, ME989 of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Ferrara.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

03-Sep

HEMINGWAY, CYRIL (1586108) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, ME989 of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Ferrara.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

03-Sep

HEWITT, ROBERT (1346722) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, ME989 of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Ferrara.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

03-Sep

LILLICRAP, DOUGLAS WILLIAM (1586724) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, ME989 of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Ferrara.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

03-Sep

MALCOLM-JONES, DENIS HENRY (1801355) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, ME989 of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Ferrara.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

03-Sep

CHATTIN, PETER WARREN (1239825) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XII, EN622 of No 41 Sqn, which he abandoned during a combat with enemy fighters during an armed recce but he did not survive.  He is buried in Geel War Cemetery

03-Sep

LYNDON-ADAMS, HARRY (175110) age: 24 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF631 of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Ferrara.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

03-Sep

CLEARY, JOSEPH FRANCIS (1684733) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF631 of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Ferrara.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

03-Sep

FARLEY, DEREK SYDNEY (1603059) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF631 of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Ferrara.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

03-Sep

SCAIF, JOHN (1607005) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF631 of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Ferrara.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

03-Sep

WHITWORTH, JOHN GORDON CHURCH (1615853) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF631 of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Ferrara.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

03-Sep

WISEMAN, GEOFFREY WILLIAM (1359869) age: 31 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed whilst serving with No 200 Sqn but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

03-Sep

CYNKIER, Konstanty (P.2346) age: 30 PAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FB381 'C' of No 316 Sqn, which spun into the sea off Lister Fjord during Roadstead 87.  He is buried in

03-Sep

ROYER, R J () age: 

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, NH366 'U' of No 340 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from airfield B29 following an engine failure.  He is buried in

03-Sep

ALLEGRE, F M FFAF () age: unknown

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA616 of No 347 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at Bocholt during a raid on Venlo airfield.  He is buried in

03-Sep

MOREAU, P FFAF () age: unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA616 of No 347 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at Bocholt during a raid on Venlo airfield.  He is buried in

03-Sep

SOUILLARD, R () age: unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA616 of No 347 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at Bocholt during a raid on Venlo airfield.  He is buried in

03-Sep

WITZMANN, J FFAF () age: unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA616 of No 347 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at Bocholt during a raid on Venlo airfield.  He is buried in

03-Sep

ROUILLAY, N R FFAF () age: unknown

 

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA616 of No 347 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at Bocholt during a raid on Venlo airfield.  He is buried in

03-Sep

LAMB, ROBERT ARTHUR (J/87830) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, LW206 OW-Q of No 426 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Sawston near Cambridge en-route to a raid on Volkel airfield.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

03-Sep

WRIGHT, WILLIAM BAKER (J/89217) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, LW206 OW-Q of No 426 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Sawston near Cambridge en-route to a raid on Volkel airfield.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

03-Sep

WILLIS, ALBERT ANTHONY JOSEPH (R/221202) age: 22 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, LW206 OW-Q of No 426 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Sawston near Cambridge en-route to a raid on Volkel airfield.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

03-Sep

ROBINSON, NORMAN KINGSLEY (183935) age: 40 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, LW206 OW-Q of No 426 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Sawston near Cambridge en-route to a raid on Volkel airfield.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

03-Sep

JONES, FRANCIS REGINALD (1012895) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD417 of No 1656 HCU, which flew into Yr Eifl on the Lleyn Peninsula whilst flying in cloud on a daylight navigation exercise.  He is buried in Barwick-in-Elmet (All Saints) Churchyard

03-Sep

COX, MAXWELL (424379) age: 27 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD417 of No 1656 HCU, which flew into Yr Eifl on the Lleyn Peninsula whilst flying in cloud on a daylight navigation exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

03-Sep

PANWICK, KEITH (433753) age: 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD417 of No 1656 HCU, which flew into Yr Eifl on the Lleyn Peninsula whilst flying in cloud on a daylight navigation exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

03-Sep

WALMSLEY, ROY (433631) age: 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD417 of No 1656 HCU, which flew into Yr Eifl on the Lleyn Peninsula whilst flying in cloud on a daylight navigation exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

03-Sep

WALKER, LINDSAY GEORGE(423363) age: 21 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD417 of No 1656 HCU, which flew into Yr Eifl on the Lleyn Peninsula whilst flying in cloud on a daylight navigation exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

03-Sep

WHITE, JOHN ALBERT (421114) age: 24 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD417 of No 1656 HCU, which flew into Yr Eifl on the Lleyn Peninsula whilst flying in cloud on a daylight navigation exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

03-Sep

STAPLETON, ARTHUR THOMAS (953390) age: 29 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving with No 518 RIMU but died in Japanese captivity whilst being transported by train from Surabaya in Java.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Sep

HOPKINS, DESMOND ALBERT MORGAN (41122) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

The unit in which he had been serving is currently unknown but he died in Japanese captivity on board the Sugi Maru whilst being transported to Java from the Molucca Islands.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Sep

MURGATROYD, ARTHUR REGINALD (1112422) age: 43 RAFVR

Cpl

The unit in which he had been serving is currently unknown but he 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

03-Sep

O'NEILL, TIMOTHY GEORGE (89030) age: 31 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed/died whilst serving at MPO Unit ME, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

03-Sep

COWAN, JOHN MUIR (1040671) age: 41 RAFVR

AC2

He had been serving at Seletar 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

03-Sep

MILLIGAN, WILLIAM MB, ChB, LRCP, MRCS(72076) age: 42 RAF

Wg Cdr

He was killed/died whilst serving as the Senior Medical Officer, Alexandria Area, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery

03-Sep

RAVENSCROFT, FREDERICK (1699025) age: 41 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Bournemouth (44).  He is buried in Liverpool (West Derby) Cemetery

03-Sep

WINGHAM, DONALD JOHN (1721702) age: 21 RAFVR

AC2

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

03-Sep

WILSON, GEORGE ARTHUR DFC(44459) age: Unknown RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in East Dereham (33) Barnstaple (23).  He is buried in Lower Darwen (St James) Churchyard

03-Sep

BRINKHURST, ANTHONY JOSEPH WILLIAM (1459240) age: 21 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Fylde.  He is buried in Willows (St John's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

04-Sep

BURGESS, FRANCIS GEORGE(151037) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV142 or NV203 of No 272 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Sestri Levante.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

04-Sep

WEST, CECIL NEVIL (134530) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV142 or NV203 of No 272 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Sestri Levante.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

04-Sep

YOUNG, NORMAN FRANK (151385) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV142 or NV203 of No 272 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Sestri Levante.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

04-Sep

REYNOLDS, ANTHONY FREDERICK TONY (151000) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV142 or NV203 of No 272 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Sestri Levante.  He is buried in Staglieno Cemetery, Genoa

04-Sep

WOOD, DUDLEY WILLIAM OLIVER (143222) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, MM420 3P- of No 515 Sqn, which came down near Lindenburg during a bomber support sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Sep

ALDRIDGE, WILLIAM HENRY (1307350) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder II, FB502 'Y' of No 12 SAAF, which was  shot down by flak.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

04-Sep

CHRISTISON, BARRETT (175020) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire LFVIII, LV747 of No 166 Wing, which crashed on an air test whilst with No 125/126 RSU.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

04-Sep

PERREAU, HAROLD VINCENT (785655) age: Unknown RAF

AC2

He was serving in the Far East but his unit and exact cause of his death has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

04-Sep

BURKE, ROBERT ERNEST (1274478) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving at Seletar but died in Japanese captivity on board a train near Surabaya.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

04-Sep

ORMOND, WILLIAM JOHN (1300537) age: 34 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving at Tengah but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Sandakan.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

04-Sep

KAVANAGH, MARGARET DIGNAN HUME (475845) age: 24 WAAF

ACW2

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

04-Sep

EVANS, JACK (1835451) age: 20 RAFVR

AC2

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

04-Sep

WILDBORE, BRIAN OSBORNE(181361X) age: 19 RAFVR

AC2

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

05-Sep

CROSS, JAMES (1514256) age: 34 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 36 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

05-Sep

JONES, EMRYS IFAN HUW (1379211) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt II, HD283 of No 134 Sqn, which flew into the ground after stalling on the approach to Yelahanka.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

05-Sep

WISE, HAROLD THOMAS (659132) age: 25 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK83I 'X' of No 165 Sqn, which collided with a train it was attacking near Utrecht during Ramrod 1260.  He is buried in Geldermalsen General Cemetery

05-Sep

HAWKINS, FRANCIS EWART (147413) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst serving with No 5022 (Airfield Construction) Sqn in a motor cycle accident whilst travelling from Amiens/Glisy to B51 at Lille/Vendeville.  He is buried in Lille Southern Cemetery.

05-Sep

PALMER, WILLIAM SIDNEY (1046678) age: 33 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 1 GMN, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

05-Sep

BAKER, CYRIL GEORGE(918152) age: 25 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 15 Rest Camp, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

05-Sep

DEUTSCHER, CHRISTOPHER JOSEPH (418644) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore III, AH183 of No 75 OTU, which crashed during a daylight training flight after losing an aileron.  He is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery

05-Sep

THURLING, LESLIE GLENISTER (418727) age: 29 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore III, AH183 of No 75 OTU, which crashed during a daylight training flight after losing an aileron.  He is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery

05-Sep

TUCK, RAYMOND WOLFE(424340) age: 26 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore III, AH183 of No 75 OTU, which crashed during a daylight training flight after losing an aileron.  He is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery

05-Sep

GADSDEN, ERNEST RONALD (418745) age: 25 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore III, AH183 of No 75 OTU, which crashed during a daylight training flight after losing an aileron.  He is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery

05-Sep

BRISBOURNE, EDWARD (3050808) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF570 of No 84 OTU, which hit a tree and burst into flames whilst attempting an emergency landing at Desborough following an engine failure in the circuit on its return from night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Much Wenlock Cemetery

05-Sep

BYRNE, REGINALD ELWYN (432112) age: 23 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF570 of No 84 OTU, which hit a tree and burst into flames whilst attempting an emergency landing at Desborough following an engine failure in the circuit on its return from night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

05-Sep

BARNETT, WILLIAM JOHN (2235180) age: 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF570 of No 84 OTU, which hit a tree and burst into flames whilst attempting an emergency landing at Desborough following an engine failure in the circuit on its return from night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Sarn Cemetery

05-Sep

GIBBONS, JACK ROBERT (932795) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died in the Royal Berkshire Hospital, London Road, Reading.  He is buried in Motcombe (St Mary) Churchyard and Extension.

05-Sep

ROWLANDS, CLIFFORD JOHN (1624754) age: 20 RAFVR

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 Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

05-Sep

GUNN, DONALD BEGG (1820683) age: 40 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 Wick Cemetery

06-Sep

WILSON, GRANVILLE(141094) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB466 MG-Q of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

06-Sep

BRUNSDON, EDWARD RONALD (1587881) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB466 MG-Q of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Sep

JONES, DENNIS (1583686) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB466 MG-Q of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Sep

BALE, FRANK EDWIN FRICKER (976784) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained on 8 Jul 1944 whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME868 DX-K of No 57 Sqn, which came down near Fresnay-le-Long during a raid on a V-1 storage depot at St-Leu-d'Esserent.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

TRUSCOTT, PHILIP VINCENT (86235) age: 33 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ230 VI- of No 169 Sqn, which blew up in the air near Accum in Germany during a bomber support sortie.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

06-Sep

BROMLEY, NEIL BALLINGAL REID (33158) age: 29 RAF

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ230 VI- of No 169 Sqn, which blew up in the air near Accum in Germany during a bomber support sortie.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

06-Sep

BOULTON, FRED (632480) age: 24 RAF

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Laha on Ambon of No 211 Sqn, which .  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

06-Sep

RICHARDSON, WILLIAM BRUCE(J/42830) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN947 of No 257 Sqn, which collided with JB219 of the same unit as they took off from Manston on a ferry flight to B23.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

06-Sep

WATSON, JOHN CROCKATT (1354770) age: 26 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE639 of No 272 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping sweep near Rapallo.  He is buried in Staglieno Cemetery, Genoa

06-Sep

HORSFORD, JOHN DFM(1623161) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE639 of No 272 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping sweep near Rapallo.  He is buried in Staglieno Cemetery, Genoa

06-Sep

VALENTINE, JOSEPH (1394844) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, ? of No 291 Sqn, which flew into a hill in bad visibility on a flight from Castle Bromwich to Hutton Cranswick.  He is buried in Burntisland Cemetery.

06-Sep

KAWINSKI, Andrzej Jan (P.782049) age: 20 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FB396 'F' of No 316 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Hertogenbosch during a Ramrod.  He is buried in Arnhem (Moscowa) General Cemetery

06-Sep

YOUNGE, JOHN CAMPBELL (J/22819) age: 29 RCAF

Flt Lt John 'Jack' Younge

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK416 of No 414 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Bruges whilst attacking barges during a tactical recce sortie.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery

Photo courtesy - Chris Clarke

06-Sep

GREENWOOD, FREDERICK WILLIAM (J/25809) age: 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML823 of No 423 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over Donegal Bay.  He is buried in Irvinestown (Sacred Heart) Roman Catholic Churchyard

06-Sep

CORNWELL, GEORGE FRANCIS (J/12284) age: 25 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML823 of No 423 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over Donegal Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Sep

LIDDLE, KENNETH MONS (149353) age: 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML823 of No 423 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over Donegal Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Sep

McCANN, EDWIN EARL (J/19316) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML823 of No 423 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over Donegal Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Sep

SEIBOLD, HERBERT STANLEY (J/35190) age: Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML823 of No 423 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over Donegal Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Sep

QUINN, LAURENCE PATRICK (1483347) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML823 of No 423 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over Donegal Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Sep

ANDERSON, NIGEL MCCOLL (1365274) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML823 of No 423 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over Donegal Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Sep

CATON, JOHN EDWIN (1697877) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML823 of No 423 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over Donegal Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Sep

DORE, JOSEPH ALPHONSE RAYMOND (R/96824) age: 30 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML823 of No 423 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over Donegal Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Sep

CLARK, HAROLD (141851) age: 27 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, MM300 of No 540 Sqn, which failed to return from a photo recce sortie to Munich.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

06-Sep

FLEMING, JAMES GRANT DFC(40380) age: Unknown RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, MM300 of No 540 Sqn, which failed to return from a photo recce sortie to Munich.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

06-Sep

SWALLOW, ALFRED (1537663) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA315 of No 621 Sqn, which ditched 30 miles off Socrota following an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

06-Sep

ATKINSON, GEORGE GASTON (182565) age: 24 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA315 of No 621 Sqn, which ditched 30 miles off Socrota following an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

06-Sep

MUSGRAVE, WILLIAM GEOFFREY (177601) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA315 of No 621 Sqn, which ditched 30 miles off Socrota following an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

06-Sep

SMITH, WALTER JOHN DONALD (1566713) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA315 of No 621 Sqn, which ditched 30 miles off Socrota following an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

06-Sep

THOMPSON, FREDERICK (631600) age: 23 RAF

AC1

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 107 MU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

06-Sep

DAWSON, ALLAN (1765065) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 11 SoTT, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

06-Sep

COUGHTREY, JAMES ALGERNON (1871450) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK133 of No 1667 HCU, which crashed at Crowle near Scunthorpe shortly after taking off from Sandtoft to carry out a night circuit practice.  He is buried in Hadleigh (St James the Less) Churchyard

06-Sep

POUND, JOHN RUSSELL (J/37012) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK133 of No 1667 HCU, which crashed at Crowle near Scunthorpe shortly after taking off from Sandtoft to carry out a night circuit practice.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

06-Sep

VANDEKINDER, MARCEL EDWARD (J/39016) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK133 of No 1667 HCU, which crashed at Crowle near Scunthorpe shortly after taking off from Sandtoft to carry out a night circuit practice.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

06-Sep

WOOLGAR, WILLIAM FRANCIS (J/26712) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK133 of No 1667 HCU, which crashed at Crowle near Scunthorpe shortly after taking off from Sandtoft to carry out a night circuit practice.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

06-Sep

KITCHEN, BEVERLEY GORDON (R/220176) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK133 of No 1667 HCU, which crashed at Crowle near Scunthorpe shortly after taking off from Sandtoft to carry out a night circuit practice.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

06-Sep

WATSON, KENNETH ALLAN (R/214200) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK133 of No 1667 HCU, which crashed at Crowle near Scunthorpe shortly after taking off from Sandtoft to carry out a night circuit practice.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

06-Sep

HUGHES, RICHARD (1572188) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK133 of No 1667 HCU, which crashed at Crowle near Scunthorpe shortly after taking off from Sandtoft to carry out a night circuit practice.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (St John's Westgate and Elswick) Cemetery

06-Sep

CURRIE, ALAN LIVINGSTON(430014) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK252 of No 27 OTU, which crashed whilst attempting an overshoot at Church Broughton after aborting a night cross-country exercise due to an engine failure.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

06-Sep

GROVES, REGINALD ARTHUR (43016) age: 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK252 of No 27 OTU, which crashed whilst attempting an overshoot at Church Broughton after aborting a night cross-country exercise due to an engine failure.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

06-Sep

TELFORD, RONALD (1567534) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed/died whilst serving at Fayid, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

06-Sep

McATEER, STEPHEN (1065421) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

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 Ardrossan Cemetery

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