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Casualties - 7 - 11 September 1944


07-Sep

CAMPBELL, STUART SOMERVILLE CGM(184644) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was serving with No 39 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

07-Sep

ROBERTS, GUY PARKER (423383) age: 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN757 of No 40 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid against the Bologna marshalling yards.  He is buried in Bologna War Cemetery

07-Sep

QUIN, ALFRED JOHN (162262) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN757 of No 40 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid against the Bologna marshalling yards.  He is buried in Bologna War Cemetery

07-Sep

BELT, VICTOR STANLEY JAMES (547685) age: 25 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN757 of No 40 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid against the Bologna marshalling yards.  He is buried in Bologna War Cemetery

07-Sep

DOBSON, JOHN MAXWELL (1093809) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN757 of No 40 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid against the Bologna marshalling yards.  He is buried in Bologna War Cemetery

07-Sep

MORRIS, THOMAS (1822603) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN757 of No 40 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid against the Bologna marshalling yards.  He is buried in Bologna War Cemetery

07-Sep

BRERETON, CHARLES JAMES (552912) age: 21 RAF

Sgt

He was serving with No 103 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Stoke-on-Trent (Burslem) Cemetery

07-Sep

MITCHELL, HENRY LIVINGSTONE(1557487) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, LF256 of No 113 Sqn, which crashed during an attack on a road following an engine failure.  He is buried in Maynamati War Cemetery

07-Sep

KELLY, HUBERT BUCHANAN (120744) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE221 of No 254 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping strike off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Sep

HALL, RAYMOND HENRY (1601966) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE221 of No 254 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping strike off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Sep

ILLINGWORTH, JOSEPH (1355248) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2848 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 Idle (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

07-Sep

NANCARROW, ROY (1665545) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 144 MU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

07-Sep

FORTUNE, DANIEL JOSEPH (1898863) age: 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Wellington X, HE982 of No 17 OTU, which dived into the ground after climbing steeply on take off from Silverstone to undertake a night circuit practice.  He is buried in Towcester Cemetery

07-Sep

SOUTH, ALEXANDER ARTHUR (1613111) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE982 of No 17 OTU, which dived into the ground after climbing steeply on take off from Silverstone to undertake a night circuit practice.  He is buried in Broxbourne (St Augustine) Churchyard

07-Sep

NORMAN, DENNIS STANLEY (1614469) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE982 of No 17 OTU, which dived into the ground after climbing steeply on take off from Silverstone to undertake a night circuit practice.  He is buried in Hornchurch Cemetery

07-Sep

HESKETH, ROBERT RODERICK (1897455) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE982 of No 17 OTU, which dived into the ground after climbing steeply on take off from Silverstone to undertake a night circuit practice.  He is buried in Towcester Cemetery

07-Sep

SHEEN, DOUGLAS (1812007) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE982 of No 17 OTU, which dived into the ground after climbing steeply on take off from Silverstone to undertake a night circuit practice.  He is buried in Towcester Cemetery

07-Sep

HILL, DENNIS JOHN (162180) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, 3652 of No 21 AS, which crashed near Ritchie after hitting a native hut whilst low flying.  He is buried in Kimberley (West End) Cemetery

07-Sep

CONRY, HERBERT FRANCIS JOSEPH PATRICK (101583) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, 3652 of No 21 AS, which crashed near Ritchie after hitting a native hut whilst low flying.  He is buried in Kimberley (West End) Cemetery

07-Sep

BUCKINGHAM, KENNETH (1381588) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, PG494 of No 51 OTU, which crashed on the approach to Saltby in bad weather.  He is buried in Chester (Overleigh) Cemetery.

07-Sep

BREACH, WILLIAM ALBERT (640855) age: 35 RAF

Sgt

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 7 SoTT, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

07-Sep

WILKINSON, EDWARD MOUNTFORD (71123) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was attached to the Special Operations Executive and was executed at Mathausen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Sep

CHARALAMBOUS, PANAGIS (712152) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC2

He was killed/died whilst serving at Telecom ME, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ramleh 1939-45 Memorial

07-Sep

RIVERS, EDWARD GEORGE(1504617) age: 32 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and possibly died whilst being treated in the RAF Hospital, Halton, his death being registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Acton Cemetery

07-Sep

SUMMERFIELD, SAMUEL KENNETH (1219208) age: 31 RAFVR

AC2

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

07-Sep

IRVINE, MARGARET RUTHERFORD () age: 32 PMRAFNS

Sister

She was serving in the UK and died in the Tor-Na-Dee Hospital, near Peterculter in Aberdeenshire from "shock due to a fractured spine with transverse lesion to spinal cord (which had occurred the previous day), as well as TB, from which she had been suffering for 2 years 1 month".  She is buried in Jedburgh (Castlewood) Cemetery.

07-Sep

TREVOR, MAURICE EDWARD (1583598) age: 20 RAFVR

LAC

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 Stoke-on-Trent Crematorium

07-Sep

LEWIS, LIONEL MORLEY (64331) age: 44 RAFVR

Flt Lt

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

07-Sep

HARRISON, SYDNEY DONALD (151136) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LX509 of No 21 (P) AFU, which crashed near Albrighton shortly after taking off for a test flight.  He is buried in Church Eaton (St Editha) Churchyard.

07-Sep

CHEALE, WARREN HERBERT (177869) age: 44 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LX509 of No 21 (P) AFU, which crashed near Albrighton shortly after taking off for a test flight.  He was cremated at Nottingham Crematorium.

07-Sep

GRIFFITHS, EVELYN MARY (446567) age: 26 WAAF

ACW1

She was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, her death being registered in West Cheshire.  She is buried in Great Saughall (All Saints) Churchyard

08-Sep

WAGSTAFF, JOHN WILLIAM (1430722) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MA624 of No 93 Sqn, which failed to return from a sweep around St Benin in Southern France.  He is buried in Bessey-la-Cour Churchyard

08-Sep

DURLING, RUSSELL DAVID (J/36594) age: 19 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW188 of No 98 Sqn, which was destroyed on landing at Dunsfold when a hung-up bomb exploded.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

08-Sep

LOVERIDGE, DENIS LLEWELLYN (J/36150) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW188 of No 98 Sqn, which was destroyed on landing at Dunsfold when a hung-up bomb exploded.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

08-Sep

LOGIE, ROBERT FRASER (C/2921) age: 26 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW188 of No 98 Sqn, which was destroyed on landing at Dunsfold when a hung-up bomb exploded.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

08-Sep

CHURCHARD, GEORGE(J/90254) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW188 of No 98 Sqn, which was destroyed on landing at Dunsfold when a hung-up bomb exploded.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

08-Sep

KILSBY, ALBERT GOTHAIN (1437393) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK579 A4-B of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid against strong points at Le Havre.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

08-Sep

ODELL, DONALD CARR (J/95168) age: 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK579 A4-B of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid against strong points at Le Havre.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

08-Sep

COBURN, THOMAS WILLIAM (401767) age: 24 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, EK289 of No 182 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Aeltre.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

08-Sep

PRZYGODZKI, Zdzislaw Henryk (P.1734) age: 26 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FB345  of No 316 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Buyfield Hall in Norfolk whilst flying in bad weather.  He is buried in Dartford (Watling Street) Cemetery.

08-Sep

NEWTON, ROBERT ALEXANDER (155991) age: 36 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB123 6O-O of No 582 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid against strong points at Le Havre.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

08-Sep

BAKER, HOWARD WARBURTON (151315) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB123 6O-O of No 582 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid against strong points at Le Havre.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

08-Sep

DANIEL, WILLIAM NEVILLE(423996) age: 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB123 6O-O of No 582 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid against strong points at Le Havre.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

08-Sep

GODDARD, JOHN EDWARD (420658) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB123 6O-O of No 582 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid against strong points at Le Havre.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Sep

BEECROFT, JACK (1438194) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB123 6O-O of No 582 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid against strong points at Le Havre.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Sep

LYTHGOE, GEORGE EDWARD (964480) age: 26 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB123 6O-O of No 582 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid against strong points at Le Havre.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Sep

WILLOUGHBY, PAUL EDWARD (416816) age: 30 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, EH512 of No 12 (P) AFU, which crashed into a cottage whilst attempting an overshoot at Spitalgate following an engine failure.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

08-Sep

HAWKINS, NOEL WHITMARSH (416815) age: 24 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, EH512 of No 12 (P) AFU, which crashed into a cottage whilst attempting an overshoot at Spitalgate following an engine failure.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

08-Sep

JAYES, JOHN ARTHUR (106165) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF562 of No 14 OTU, which dived into the ground near Keyham in Leicestershire during a dual night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Bromley (London Road or Old) Cemetery

08-Sep

MOORCROFT, ROBERT HAROLD (R/201026) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF562 of No 14 OTU, which dived into the ground near Keyham in Leicestershire during a dual night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

08-Sep

CAMPBELL, COLIN MACAULAY (174998) age: 30 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF562 of No 14 OTU, which dived into the ground near Keyham in Leicestershire during a dual night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Harrow (Harrow Weald) Cemetery

08-Sep

GREEN, RAYMOND ALBERT (165030) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF562 of No 14 OTU, which dived into the ground near Keyham in Leicestershire during a dual night navigation exercise.  He is buried in King's Lynn (Gayton Road) Cemetery

08-Sep

DIXON, NORMAN (1125643) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF562 of No 14 OTU, which dived into the ground near Keyham in Leicestershire during a dual night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Liverpool (Allerton) Cemetery

08-Sep

RETALLICK, JOSEPH (2225488) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF562 of No 14 OTU, which dived into the ground near Keyham in Leicestershire during a dual night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Morecambe and Heysham (Torrisholme) Cemetery

08-Sep

BRIERLEY, JOHN HARRISON (2219145) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF562 of No 14 OTU, which dived into the ground near Keyham in Leicestershire during a dual night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Oldham (Hollinwood) Cemetery

08-Sep

PHILLIPS, JOHN (2203535) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF562 of No 14 OTU, which dived into the ground near Keyham in Leicestershire during a dual night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Rhondda (Trealaw) Cemetery

08-Sep

JUZA, Stanislaw(P.2347) age: 21 PAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard IIB, KF164  of No 16 (P) SFTS, which collided with Lancaster PB157 over Gonerby Moor, near Grantham whilst undertaking aerobatics.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

08-Sep

KORWIN-KOSSAKOWSKI, Mikolaj(P.705543) age: 21 PAF

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard IIB, KF164  of No 16 (P) SFTS, which collided with Lancaster PB157 over Gonerby Moor, near Grantham whilst undertaking aerobatics.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

08-Sep

BREWIS, ALAN GEOFFREY (129531) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 19 SAAF, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Sangro River War Cemetery

08-Sep

HEATHCOTE, ERIC (1059833) age: 22 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL550 of No 22 FC, which ditched off Sharjah following an engine failure.  He is buried in Basra War Cemetery

08-Sep

GALLAGHER, JOSEPH OSMOND (1654379) age: 21 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard IIA, 7280 (ex, EX543) of No 25 AS, which crashed on a night flight at Rooikoppen.  He is buried in Standerton Cemetery

08-Sep

WALKER, LESLIE EDWARD BOWLER (1852244) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK552 of No 29 OTU, which dived into the ground near Oswestry in Shropshire after becoming iced up whilst flying in cloud on a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Abingdon New Cemetery

08-Sep

HOLMES, HAROLD JAMES (164590) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK552 of No 29 OTU, which dived into the ground near Oswestry in Shropshire after becoming iced up whilst flying in cloud on a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Bedworth Cemetery

08-Sep

CLARKE, DESMOND DE VILLIERS (160076) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK552 of No 29 OTU, which dived into the ground near Oswestry in Shropshire after becoming iced up whilst flying in cloud on a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

08-Sep

POTTER, THOMAS DONOVAN (432260) age: 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK552 of No 29 OTU, which dived into the ground near Oswestry in Shropshire after becoming iced up whilst flying in cloud on a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

08-Sep

NICHOLSON, JOHN STANLEY ALEXANDER (1597145) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK552 of No 29 OTU, which dived into the ground near Oswestry in Shropshire after becoming iced up whilst flying in cloud on a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

08-Sep

TAYLOR, CLIFFORD (1671845) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK552 of No 29 OTU, which dived into the ground near Oswestry in Shropshire after becoming iced up whilst flying in cloud on a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Lindale (or Lindale-in-Cartmel) (St Paul) Churchyard

08-Sep

MANNING, GORDON EDWARD (1520513) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK552 of No 29 OTU, which dived into the ground near Oswestry in Shropshire after becoming iced up whilst flying in cloud on a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Abingdon New Cemetery.

08-Sep

POLLOCK, JAMES (1890535) age: 31 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK and possibly died whilst being treated in the RAF Hospital, Halton, his death being registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Buenos Aires (Chacarita) British Cemetery

08-Sep

COUCILL, CHARLES STEPHEN (1538488) age: 32 RAFVR

AC2

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 Darwen Cemetery

08-Sep

ATTWOOD, SIDNEY WALTER (1140574) age: 22 RAFVR

AC2

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

08-Sep

JONES, ALBERT COULTHURST (614839) age: 37 RAF

Sgt

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Surrey S W.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

09-Sep

WALLACE, JAMES (135688) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XI, PA899 of No 16 Sqn, which failed to return from a photo recce sortie.  He is buried in Lille Southern Cemetery

09-Sep

ABBOTT, WILLIAM GIBBS (424401) age: 22 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FB148 of No 19 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking a train near Apeldoorn during an armed recce.  He is buried in Zutphen General Cemetery

09-Sep

BELL, MAXWELL HERRON (405995) age: 21 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FX887 of No 19 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking a train near Apeldoorn during an armed recce.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

09-Sep

CALFORD, ROBERT JAMES (J/40200) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ416 'T' of No 88 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Boulogne.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

09-Sep

EMSIG, MERVYN K. (J/39569) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ416 'T' of No 88 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Boulogne.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

09-Sep

ADAIR, CHARLES FRANKLIN (R/221011) age: 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ416 'T' of No 88 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Boulogne.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

09-Sep

WALTON, WILLIAM GEORGE EVANS (52211) age: 32 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK200 NF-J of No 138 Sqn, which collided with a balloon cable near De Cocksdorp on Texel during Operation Draughts and Backgammon to Holland on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery

09-Sep

COURT, THOMAS ROGER (132022) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK200 NF-J of No 138 Sqn, which collided with a balloon cable near De Cocksdorp on Texel during Operation Draughts and Backgammon to Holland on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery

09-Sep

HULME, JOHN (145292) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK200 NF-J of No 138 Sqn, which collided with a balloon cable near De Cocksdorp on Texel during Operation Draughts and Backgammon to Holland on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery

09-Sep

BURROWES, BERTRAM ERROL (1282840) age: 28 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 139 Sqn but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Huntingdon.  He was cremated at Nottingham Crematorium

09-Sep

GOODHEW, JOHN ANTHONY (1717254) age: 20 RAFVR

Cpl

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, X8108 of No 153 Sqn, which ditched off Gibraltar following an engine failure during an air test.  He was commemorated on the Gibraltar Memorial

09-Sep

GILL, WILLIAM EDWARD (1020043) age: 30 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst unloading the bombs from Lancaster III, ND978 GT- of No 156 Sqn, which had been brought back from a raid on Le Havre exploded.  He is buried in Allerton Bywater (St Mary) Churchyard

09-Sep

MOLE, JAMES ALBERT (1182706) age: 29 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst unloading the bombs from Lancaster III, ND978 GT- of No 156 Sqn, which had been brought back from a raid on Le Havre exploded.  He is buried in High Wycombe Cemetery

09-Sep

ELLIS, JAMES (1528092) age: 23 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed whilst unloading the bombs from Lancaster III, ND978 GT- of No 156 Sqn, which had been brought back from a raid on Le Havre exploded.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Sep

GRAHAM, THOMAS EDWARD HENRY (915349) age: 25 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst unloading the bombs from Lancaster III, ND978 GT- of No 156 Sqn, which had been brought back from a raid on Le Havre exploded.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Sep

JONES, HERBERT BROMLEY (1229734) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst unloading the bombs from Lancaster III, ND978 GT- of No 156 Sqn, which had been brought back from a raid on Le Havre exploded.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Sep

THOMPSON, JAMES FREDERICK (1638282) age: 42 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst unloading the bombs from Lancaster III, ND978 GT- of No 156 Sqn, which had been brought back from a raid on Le Havre exploded.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Sep

MORGAN, CYRIL STANLEY (1210551) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He had been serving with No 177 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Rangoon.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

09-Sep

ADDISON, WILLIAM ROBERTSON (1597310) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW125 of No 180 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Boulogne.  He is buried in Longuenesse {St Omer} Souvenir Cemetery

09-Sep

TRIBBECK, HERBERT REGINALD (154642) age: 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HX811 of No 418 Sqn, which was lost on an intruder sortie to Vechta and Diepholz.  He is buried in Limmen Protestant Churchyard

09-Sep

ZELLER, WARREN ROBERT (C/1420) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HX811 of No 418 Sqn, which was lost on an intruder sortie to Vechta and Diepholz.  He is buried in Limmen Protestant Churchyard

09-Sep

WILDING, JOHN ARCHIBALD (J/27908) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP681 OW-J of No 426 Sqn, which came down near Wallingford in Oxfordshire following a structural failure in the wing caused by a fire in the port outer engine on its return from a raid on Le Havre.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

09-Sep

ANDREW, JOHN FRANCIS (1199065) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP681 OW-J of No 426 Sqn, which came down near Wallingford in Oxfordshire following a structural failure in the wing caused by a fire in the port outer engine on its return from a raid on Le Havre.  He is buried in Kerry Cemetery

09-Sep

BRODIE, JAMES MARTIN (109640) age: 46 RAF

Sgt

He was serving with No 567 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Maidstone.  He was cremated at Dundee Crematorium

09-Sep

TOURELL, REGINALD CHARLES (144784) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 607 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Sep

MADGE, ERIC ARTHUR (1896030) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM270 UM-D2 of No 626 Sqn, which came down near the airfield at Wickenby after control was lost whilst trying to avoid a collision.  He is buried in Plymouth (Efford) Cemetery

09-Sep

BATE, ERNEST (1873678) age: 27 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 5203 (Airfield Construction) Sqn but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

09-Sep

ANDERSON, PETER ALEXANDER (1566518) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained on 7 Sep 1944 whilst flying in Wellington X, HE982 of No 17 OTU, which dived into the ground after climbing steeply on take off from Silverstone to undertake a night circuit practice.  He is buried in Banchor Burial Ground

09-Sep

SMITH, RONALD EDWARD SIDNEY DFC & Bar (87037) age: 28 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, NS565 of No 34 Wing SU, which crashed on take off from Northolt.  He is buried in Down Hatherley (St Mary and Corpus Christi) Churchyard

09-Sep

SUTCLIFFE, ELLIS (641082) age: 38 RAF

Cpl

The unit in which he had been serving is currently unknown but he died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in the Fukuoka area of Japan.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery

09-Sep

RIMAN, CHARLES HENRY (3008479) age: 19 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Cambridge.  He was buried in/or cremated at Wandsworth (Putney Vale) Cemetery and Crematorium

09-Sep

CLEAVER, STANLEY FRANZ (105697) age: 38 RAFVR

Fg Off

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

09-Sep

ROBINSON, WALTER MOSTON (1045202) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

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 Bootle Cemetery

09-Sep

OATES, ALICE JANE(2092833) age: 24 WAAF

LACW

She was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, her death being registered in Buckrose.  She is buried in Blyth (Cowpen) Cemetery

09-Sep

POBERAJ, ALOJZ (722157) age: Unknown RAF

AC2

He was probably killed whilst flying in C-47B, 43-48314 of the USAAF, which crashed in Greece and was destroyed by fire.  The bodies were unidentifiable so they were all returned to the USA for burial.  He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

09-Sep

PHILLIPS, CHARLES E (1871719) age: 33 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 289 AMES but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery.

10-Sep

RANCE, CLIFFORD NORMAN (1175203) age: 24 RAFVR

Cpl

He had been serving with No 84 Sqn, and died in C M hospital after a short illness.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery.

10-Sep

SMALL, CYRIL (997506) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained on 31 Aug 1944 whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM243 PM-T of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a V-2 storage facility at Agenville.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

10-Sep

THORNE, JAMES NEAL(175902) age: 24 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FB372 of No 122 Sqn, which was lost whilst attacking ground targets during an armed recce in the Zwolle/Munster area.  He is buried in Arnhem (Moscowa) General Cemetery

10-Sep

PERRIN, DESMOND PALMER (404404) age: 25 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MP116 'T' of No 198 Sqn, which overturned on take off from airfield B35 following as the result of a burst tyre.  He is buried in Le Treport Military Cemetery

10-Sep

BRIERLEY, LAURANCE WILLIAM (1581057) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FB311 of No 213 Sqn, which failed to return from a sweep in the Miravoi are of Greece.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

10-Sep

LUNAN, WILLIAM ROB(146459) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 239 Sqn, and appears to have committed suicide by shooting himself, his death being registered in Fakenham.  He is buried in Kirriemuir Cemetery.

10-Sep

KIMBERLEY, ALBERT JAMES (1331518) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NT909 of No 254 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping strike off Terschelling.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Sep

MACNEE, JAMES STUART (1561004) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NT909 of No 254 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping strike off Terschelling.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Sep

LE GEAR, FREDERICK STANLEY (J/28384) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP933 of No 263 Sqn, which was lost over the Schelde Estuary.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Sep

CORRY, DANIEL PATRICK (154268) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 267 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

10-Sep

GUILLOCHEAU, L FFAF () age: unknown

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA585 H7-M of No 346 Sqn, which was destroyed on landing at Elvington on its return from a raid against Le Havre when a hung-up bomb fell away and exploded.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

10-Sep

BIAGGI, D FFAF () age: unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA585 H7-M of No 346 Sqn, which was destroyed on landing at Elvington on its return from a raid against Le Havre when a hung-up bomb fell away and exploded.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

10-Sep

COUPEAU, M FFAF () age: unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA585 H7-M of No 346 Sqn, which was destroyed on landing at Elvington on its return from a raid against Le Havre when a hung-up bomb fell away and exploded.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

10-Sep

FINALE, W FFAF () age: unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA585 H7-M of No 346 Sqn, which was destroyed on landing at Elvington on its return from a raid against Le Havre when a hung-up bomb fell away and exploded.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

10-Sep

LHOMOND, G FFAF () age: unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA585 H7-M of No 346 Sqn, which was destroyed on landing at Elvington on its return from a raid against Le Havre when a hung-up bomb fell away and exploded.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

10-Sep

KIPPERLE, J FFAF () age: unknown

 

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA585 H7-M of No 346 Sqn, which was destroyed on landing at Elvington on its return from a raid against Le Havre when a hung-up bomb fell away and exploded.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

10-Sep

PLAYFORD, JACK  DFM(175969) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 135 RSU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

10-Sep

GARSIDE, JACK (620182) age: Unknown RAF

Cpl

He had been serving with No 153 MU but 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

10-Sep

DABBS, JOHN EDWARD (1140005) age: 22 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 153 MU but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Ambon.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

10-Sep

JENKINSON, WILFRED (1175644) age: 31 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in Java. of No 153 MU, which .  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

10-Sep

CORBETT, ROBERT ARCHIBALD (427851) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Proctor III, DX191 of No 2 RS, which struck trees while attempting a force landing at Shipston-on-Stour.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

10-Sep

THOMSON, ALEXANDER STUART (1568503) age: 19 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 20 SFTS, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery

10-Sep

RAJENDER SINGH SANDHU (2915) age: 21 RIAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire, EP133 or BL370 of No 53 OTU, which crashed at Crowle.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Sep

ATTWOOD, DEREK ALLAN (4211007) age: 20 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ816 of No 60 OTU, which flew into the ground as it made a diving approach on the Banks Ranges near Stockport.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

10-Sep

TEMPLER, GUY MERSON (413911) age: 22 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ816 of No 60 OTU, which flew into the ground as it made a diving approach on the Banks Ranges near Stockport.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

10-Sep

HARRISON, FREDERICK (1184309) age: Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 6210 BD Flt, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Hermanville War Cemetery

10-Sep

OLFORD, FRANK RENDLE(171221) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Auster V, RT492 of No 85 Grp Comm Sqn, which spun into the ground shortly after taking off from Orly.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

10-Sep

BRADBURY, ROBERT (182408) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Auster V, RT492 of No 85 Grp Comm Sqn, which spun into the ground shortly after taking off from Orly.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

10-Sep

ANDREWS, JOHN RICHARD (1295259) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC1

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

10-Sep

GRIMLEY, JOHN HENRY (1155100) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

The unit in which he had been serving is currently unknown but he died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in Java.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

10-Sep

HUFTON, RAYMOND PHILLIP (1808554) age: 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving at HQ ME, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery

10-Sep

ISMAIL BIN HAMID (785666) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC2

He had been serving with the STC at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

10-Sep

WALKER, GEORGE(547527) age: Unknown RAF

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Ilford (31).  He is buried in Llantwit Major Cemetery

10-Sep

DARLINGTON, FRANCIS WILLIAM (630466) age: Unknown RAF

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and died in Hairmyers Hospital, East Kilbride from Tuberculosis .  He is buried in Old Kilpatrick Parish Churchyard

11-Sep

BRADBURN, GEORGE(175008) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND702 TL-G of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Gladbeck during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Sep

BRITCHFORD, ARTHUR THOMAS (1098212) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND702 TL-G of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Gladbeck during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Sep

WHITE, JAMES (1562042) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND702 TL-G of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Gladbeck during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Sep

FEAKINS, FREDERICK JOHN (1473318) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND702 TL-G of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Gladbeck during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Sep

PRIOR, DENNIS CHARLES (1819099) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND702 TL-G of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Gladbeck during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Sep

PROUT, LEONARD GORDON (152841) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HP915 of No 45 Sqn, which crashed on the Random Ranges near Ranchi after taking violent evasive action.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

11-Sep

REEVES, JOHN HARPER (415360) age: Unknown RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HP915 of No 45 Sqn, which crashed on the Random Ranges near Ranchi after taking violent evasive action.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

11-Sep

PRESTON, JAMES ROBERT RICHARD (421756) age: 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ319 MH-B of No 51 Sqn, which came down in Bochum during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Sep

HUGHES, RAYMOND (1591723) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ319 MH-B of No 51 Sqn, which came down in Bochum during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Sep

HUNTER, LEONARD (1531347) age: 36 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ319 MH-B of No 51 Sqn, which came down in Bochum during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Sep

WRIGHT, HERBERT (1595252) age: 35 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ319 MH-B of No 51 Sqn, which came down in Bochum during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Sep

GROSE, KENNETH (424901) age: 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ916 MH-O of No 51 Sqn, which came down near Geldern during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Sep

BELL, COLIN DOUGLAS (403317) age: 25 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, PL326 of No 127 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Flushing during an anti-shipping armed recce.  He is buried in Oostende New Communal Cemetery

11-Sep

MILLAR, ALEXANDER (114578) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND534 GT-O of No 156 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Sep

REEVES, CHARLES WILLIAM (172236) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND534 GT-O of No 156 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Sep

WARWICK, NORMAN (1103095) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND534 GT-O of No 156 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Sep

LEONARD, RAYMOND HAINES (416436) age: 22 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND534 GT-O of No 156 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Sep

BROOKS, JOHN ALFRED (182033) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND534 GT-O of No 156 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Sep

RAW, ANTHONY WILLIAM (67624) age: 22 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND534 GT-O of No 156 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Sep

UNDRELL, GEOFFREY ALAN RITCHIE(84710) age: 24 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND534 GT-O of No 156 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Sep

CASSAR, CARMELLO (795604) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst serving with No 283 Sqn but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Tarxien Cemetery

11-Sep

SOLOMON, SONNY (158419) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL273 of No 298 Sqn, which flew into a valley side and burst into flames after descending too low to drop supply on Operation Bob 264 near Dijon.  He is buried in Epinac Churchyard

11-Sep

CHRISTIE, WILLIAM MORTON (421246) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL273 of No 298 Sqn, which flew into a valley side and burst into flames after descending too low to drop supply on Operation Bob 264 near Dijon.  He is buried in Epinac Churchyard

11-Sep

LAVERICK, ALAN (1487441) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL273 of No 298 Sqn, which flew into a valley side and burst into flames after descending too low to drop supply on Operation Bob 264 near Dijon.  He is buried in Epinac Churchyard

11-Sep

SMITH, OWEN KEITH (425782) age: 23 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL273 of No 298 Sqn, which flew into a valley side and burst into flames after descending too low to drop supply on Operation Bob 264 near Dijon.  He is buried in Epinac Churchyard

11-Sep

HILAIRE, A FFAF () age: unknown

Cne

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA606 L8- of No 347 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Sterkrade during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Sep

BERTHET, C H () age: unknown

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA606 L8- of No 347 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Sterkrade during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Sep

PATURLE, P FFAF () age: unknown

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA606 L8- of No 347 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Sterkrade during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Sep

EYRAND, J FFAF () age: unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA606 L8- of No 347 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Sterkrade during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Sep

JENGER, R FFAF () age: unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA606 L8- of No 347 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Sterkrade during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Sep

MADAULE, J M FFAF () age: unknown

 

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA606 L8- of No 347 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Sterkrade during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Sep

KERRY, JOHN NICHOLAS (J/37220) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP710 EQ-S of No 408 Sqn, which crashed into the MT section at Linton-on-Ouse and burst into flames whilst attempting to land on three engines having returned early from a raid to Castrop-Rauxel.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

11-Sep

HOUSTON, GEORGE MARSHALL (J/35018) age: 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP710 EQ-S of No 408 Sqn, which crashed into the MT section at Linton-on-Ouse and burst into flames whilst attempting to land on three engines having returned early from a raid to Castrop-Rauxel.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

11-Sep

STOREY, CHARLES THEODORE(J/38262) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP710 EQ-S of No 408 Sqn, which crashed into the MT section at Linton-on-Ouse and burst into flames whilst attempting to land on three engines having returned early from a raid to Castrop-Rauxel.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

11-Sep

BARRABALL, GORDON JAMES (R/271290) age: 25 RCAF

LAC

He was killed when Halifax, VII, NP710 EQ-S of No 408 Sqn crashed into the MT section at Linton-on-Ouse and burst into flames whilst attempting to land on three engines having returned early from a raid to Castrop-Rauxel.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

11-Sep

BURNELL, DOUGLAS ARTHUR (J/19998) age: 26 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP710 EQ-S of No 408 Sqn, which crashed into the MT section at Linton-on-Ouse and burst into flames whilst attempting to land on three engines having returned early from a raid to Castrop-Rauxel.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

11-Sep

SMITH, RONALD WARD (J/86658) age: Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP710 EQ-S of No 408 Sqn, which crashed into the MT section at Linton-on-Ouse and burst into flames whilst attempting to land on three engines having returned early from a raid to Castrop-Rauxel.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

11-Sep

MILBURN, DOUGLAS JOHN (1390244) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP710 EQ-S of No 408 Sqn, which crashed into the MT section at Linton-on-Ouse and burst into flames whilst attempting to land on three engines having returned early from a raid to Castrop-Rauxel.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

11-Sep

LADEROUT, MICHAEL JOHN (J/18906) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ920 of No 434 Sqn, which was hit by flak on a daylight sortie over Castrop-Rauxel.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

11-Sep

BLOM, GEORGE HENRY (420525) age: 25 RAAF

Plt Off

He was serving with No 450 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery

11-Sep

BAILEY, PAUL BERNARD (153630) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS787 JI-G2 of No 514 Sqn, which came down near Lerche during a raid to Kamen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Sep

THORNTON, ROBERT JACK (412612) age: 22 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS787 JI-G2 of No 514 Sqn, which came down near Lerche during a raid to Kamen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Sep

HUBBARD, GEORGE ALFRED (1323518) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS787 JI-G2 of No 514 Sqn, which came down near Lerche during a raid to Kamen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Sep

HALL, JOHN WILLIAM (1163754) age: 28 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS787 JI-G2 of No 514 Sqn, which came down near Lerche during a raid to Kamen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Sep

RIDLEY, ALBERT JAMES (1334902) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA568 LK-Q of No 578 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Kirchhellen during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Sep

DAVIS, VICTOR ALLENBY (1172743) age: 25 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB184 6O-N of No 582 Sqn, which came down near Bergbossendorf during a raid to Castrop-Rauxel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Sep

FEDZINSKI, Wlodzimierz(P.793958) age: 20 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP288 of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which came down near Gerencser in Yugoslavia on its return from a supply drop to Warsaw.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

11-Sep

KOZLOWSKI, Zbigniew Jerzy(P.2489) age: 28 PAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP288 of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which came down near Gerencser in Yugoslavia on its return from a supply drop to Warsaw.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

11-Sep

LACH, Tadeusz(P.2630) age: 28 PAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP288 of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which came down near Gerencser in Yugoslavia on its return from a supply drop to Warsaw.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

11-Sep

DZIADULA, Franciszek(P.705431) age: 32 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP288 of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which came down near Gerencser in Yugoslavia on its return from a supply drop to Warsaw.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

11-Sep

MUCHA, Stanislaw Jozef(P.792740) age: 31 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP288 of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which came down near Gerencser in Yugoslavia on its return from a supply drop to Warsaw.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

11-Sep

PAZDZIOR, Witold(P.703538) age: 35 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP288 of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which came down near Gerencser in Yugoslavia on its return from a supply drop to Warsaw.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

11-Sep

PODSIADLY, Boleslaw(P.705034) age: 21 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP288 of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which came down near Gerencser in Yugoslavia on its return from a supply drop to Warsaw.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

11-Sep

FOCZPANIAK, Mieczyslaw(P.2403) age: 22 PAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW278  of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which came down at Senta in Yugoslavia en-route to a supply drop over Warsaw.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

11-Sep

FRANCZAK, Stanislaw Zbigniew(P.2649) age: 24 PAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW278  of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which came down at Senta in Yugoslavia en-route to a supply drop over Warsaw.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

11-Sep

TRUSZKOWSKI, Jerzy Jozef(P.92959) age: 23 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW278  of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which came down at Senta in Yugoslavia en-route to a supply drop over Warsaw.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

11-Sep

RAMSAY, HOWARD WILLIAM (E 571776) age: 23 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, LF382 of No 1690 Flt, which he abandoned after colliding with a Master during a 'mock attack' but he was too low for his parachute to deploy correctly.  He is buried in Bristol (Arnos Vale) Cemetery

11-Sep

NEWALL, RONALD ROBERTSON (R/185803) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was serving with No 2 AFU and died in an EMS Hospital I Lancashire from natural causes.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

11-Sep

JUBB, JOHN BROWN (1596573) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Proctor III, DX191 of No 2 RS, which struck trees while attempting a force landing at Shipston-on-Stour.  He is buried in Gateshead (Saltwell) Cemetery

11-Sep

McEWAN, JOHN GIBSON (1565445) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW198 'C' of No 34 SAAF, which failed to return from a low level supply drop to Warsaw.  He is buried in Prague War Cemetery

11-Sep

DORE, ERNEST RALPH (1321491) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW198 'C' of No 34 SAAF, which failed to return from a low level supply drop to Warsaw.  He is buried in Prague War Cemetery

11-Sep

DEVINE, RONALD GEORGE(135446) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW205 'Q' of No 34 SAAF, which failed to return from a minelaying sortie in the Danube.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

11-Sep

MANLEY, CLIFFORD (1584084) age:  RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW205 'Q' of No 34 SAAF, which failed to return from a minelaying sortie in the Danube.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

11-Sep

GRAHAM, JOHN JARDIN (182163) age: 29 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF337 of No 34 Wing SU, which disappeared on a ferry flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Sep

HARWOOD, ERNEST (1853911) age: 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF337 of No 34 Wing SU, which disappeared on a ferry flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Sep

MACLEAN, THOMAS HECTOR (1565670) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF337 of No 34 Wing SU, which disappeared on a ferry flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Sep

RUMSBY, JOHN NOEL BEM(1586158) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF337 of No 34 Wing SU, which disappeared on a ferry flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Sep

PARKER, FREDERICK JOHN (1657253) age: 41 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 5054 CMSU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen

11-Sep

PARKIN, JAMES CAMPBELL (124569) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AP174 of No 83 GSU, which was struck by AM102 whilst he was waiting to take off.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

11-Sep

TURNER, WILLIAM ERIC (1669722) age: 20 RAFVR

LAC

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

11-Sep

HEWITT, KENNETH FRANCIS (1324954) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

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

11-Sep

CHARLTON, WILLIAM FREDERICK SAMUEL (1411693) age: 23 RAFVR

AC1

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

11-Sep

OWEN, GRIFFITH EVAN (1667676) age: 22 RAFVR

AC1

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

11-Sep

ARTHUR, PETER FREDERICK FENDICK (1271614) age: 20 RAFVR

WO

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 Hatfield Road Cemetery, St Albans

11-Sep

WAKELEN, RICHARD BAILEY BAXTER (1344160) age: 37 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died in the City Hospital, Edinburgh from Tuberculosis.  He was cremated at Edinburgh (Warriston) Crematorium.

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