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Casualties - 1 - 4 October 1944


01-Oct

REID, FRANCIS MCGUIRE (740703) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, JN812 'M' of No 3 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Volkel.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

01-Oct

JOLLIFFE, DONALD WILLIAM (1238969) age: 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XI, PA947 of No 16 Sqn, which he abandoned during a photo recce sortie but he did not survive.  He is buried in Geel War Cemetery

01-Oct

INGRAM, KENNETH HERSCHEL CALLENDER (1400819) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL840 VN-M of No 50 Sqn, which crashed at Oene on 22 Jun 1944.  He evaded capture and being sheltered by a Dutch woman in Apeldoorn when her house was raided on 30 September, captured he was shot by a Waffen-SS NCO.  He is buried in Apeldoorn (Ugchelen-Heidehof) General Cemetery

01-Oct

HARWOOD, LEONARD HAROLD (1392248) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter, NDxxx of No 108 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

01-Oct

KNIGHT, REGINALD TYRWHIT (545451) age: 27 RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter, NDxxx of No 108 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

01-Oct

TURNELL, ARTHUR LESLIE (1064828) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 120 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Northampton (Billing Road) Cemetery

01-Oct

HOWARD, PHILIP NORMAN (126785) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He died from wounds or injuries sustained whilst flying in Mustang III, FB147 'K' of No 129 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s on 25 Sep 1944 during Ramrod 1295.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

01-Oct

McNEIL, HENRY (1115437) age: 32 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 152 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Gauhati War Cemetery

01-Oct

MICKLEBURGH, EDWARD THOMAS (1291207) age: 23 RAFVR

AC2

He had been serving with No 211 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity on board the Maros Maru whilst being transported to Java from the Molucca Islands.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-Oct

HENDERSON, ROBERT MCQUEEN (1561433) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 241 Sqn, which and was probably killed during an attack on Rimini airfield by Ju 87s.  He is buried in Coriano Ridge War Cemetery

01-Oct

REIBER, DONALD EARL (J/86924) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, ML351 of No 412 Sqn, which was lost on a weather recce near Oss in Holland.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

01-Oct

JENNINGS, DONALD JAMES (408152) age: 26 RAAF

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML735 of No 461 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol off Bergen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Oct

TURNBULL, HENRY HUME (418211) age: 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML735 of No 461 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol off Bergen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Oct

WILLIS, EDWIN BRAND (419103) age: 27 RAAF

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML735 of No 461 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol off Bergen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Oct

GODSALL, HERBERT MARSHALL (429427) age: 31 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML735 of No 461 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol off Bergen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Oct

TOOSE, GEORGE LINDSAY (423267) age: 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML735 of No 461 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol off Bergen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Oct

COTTIER, JOHN COLIN (423654) age: 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML735 of No 461 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol off Bergen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Oct

COTTAM, JOHN (1147382) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML735 of No 461 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol off Bergen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Oct

REED, FRANCIS (619357) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML735 of No 461 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol off Bergen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Oct

BREWIN, PATRICK HOPE (418247) age: 21 RAAF

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML735 of No 461 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol off Bergen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Oct

CRIDDLE, PERCIVAL RICHARD (417621) age: 21 RAAF

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML735 of No 461 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol off Bergen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Oct

REMBLANCE, LESLIE GEORGE (619992) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML735 of No 461 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol off Bergen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Oct

REES, WILLIAM CHARLES (1472122) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst serving with No 5002 (Airfield Construction) Sqn but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Auderghem (Oudergem) Communal Cemetery

01-Oct

SMALL, CHARLES WALTER RANDOLPH (605558) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane X, 1375 of No 1 OTU, which came down near St Joseph d’Alma, 25 miles west of the airport at Bagotville.  He is buried in Arvida Protestant Cemetery.

01-Oct

EVANS, SPENCER LEIGH (974895) age: 25 RAFVR

Cpl

He had been serving with No 153 MU but died in Japanese captivity on board the Maros Maru whilst being transported to Java from the Molucca Islands.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-Oct

SAUNDERS, DOUGLAS ROY (1461544) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Expeditor I, HB202 of No 4 ADU, which flew into a hill near Fabriano in bad visibility.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery

01-Oct

GRIFFIN, TOM PHILIP GEORGE (655579) age: 24 RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Expeditor I, HB202 of No 4 ADU, which flew into a hill near Fabriano in bad visibility.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery

01-Oct

TALBOT, KENNETH NORMAN (1802897) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst serving with No 78 OTU but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery

01-Oct

ASTLEY, RICHARD DAVID (530447) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in He died in Japanese captivity on board the Maros Maru whilst being transported from the Molucca Islands to Java of No AHQ FE, which .  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-Oct

HURST, RONALD JAMES (1411208) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

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

01-Oct

THOMSON, PETER (972442) age: 24 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving at Seletar but died in Japanese captivity on board the Maros Maru whilst being transported to Java from the Molucca Islands.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-Oct

SIMPSON, JAMES (1905744) age: 20 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK and possibly died whilst being treated in the RAF Hospital, Ely, his death being registered in Ely.  He is buried in Belfast (Dundonlad) Cemetery

01-Oct

GORDON, WILLIAM (534197) age: 27 RAF

Sgt

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

01-Oct

CHURCHILL, ROBERT WILLIAM (2220604) age: 19 RAFVR

AC2

He was undergoing training with No 6 Aircrew Reception Centre and drowned when he was swept out to sea whilst bathing in the south pool at Scarborough.  He is buried in Preston (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

01-Oct

HOBBS, ELSIE DOREEN (478663) age: 25 WAAF

ACW1

She died in the burns unit at RAF Hospital, Cosford whilst serving with No 3 TEU from injuries sustained in ‘an explosion of starter cartridges’ at RAF Aston Down.  She is buried in Cirencester Cemetery.

02-Oct

DUCHEN, MICHAEL (329081V) age: 23 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, JF887 'L' of No 43 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Florence.  He is buried in Florence War Cemetery

02-Oct

GRIFFITS, PATRICK GORDON (1385052) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, ? of No 60 Sqn, which spun into the ground in the Mawku area.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

02-Oct

WEBSTER, REGINALD (1306588) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving with No 84 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity on board the Maros Maru whilst being transported to Java from the Molucca Islands.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

02-Oct

AINSLIE, HUDSON GARTH (405814) age: 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was serving with No 111 Sqn and was killed when he was hit by an aircraft at night which crashed alongside the runway at Florence.  He is buried in Florence War Cemetery

02-Oct

VERITY, LEIGHTON AARON (542746V) age: 20 SAAF

2 Lt

He was serving with No 114 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Argenta Gap War Cemetery

02-Oct

BINGHAM, WILLIAM JOHN (1796293) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 114 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Argenta Gap War Cemetery

02-Oct

HINCHLIFFE, DENIS AUBREY (1622991) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 114 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Argenta Gap War Cemetery

02-Oct

WRIGHT, EDWARD JOHN (1800527) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 114 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Argenta Gap War Cemetery

02-Oct

WHITTINGTON, JACK (129509) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, PT772 of No 127 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Calais during a dive bombing sortie.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

02-Oct

TAYLOR, JOHN TILDSLEY (1621012) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, NS523 of No 140 Sqn, which was shot down in error by a USAAF P-47 near Louvain.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

02-Oct

LONGLEY, CHARLES DOUGLAS NYE (76588) age: 24 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, NS523 of No 140 Sqn, which was shot down in error by a USAAF P-47 near Louvain.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

02-Oct

ORTON, KENNETH THOMAS (1322067) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt I, HB996 of No 146 Sqn, which disappeared in cloud near Sanmyo.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

02-Oct

SENIOR, REGINALD (1064871) age: 33 RAFVR

Cpl

He had been serving with No 159 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

02-Oct

BARNES, STANLEY (1430715) age: 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN880 'Q' of No 198 Sqn, which crashed on take off from airfield B53.  He is buried in Calonne-sur-la-Lys Communal Cemetery

02-Oct

GRIFFITHS, HARRY (1201821) age: 36 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 208 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Florence War Cemetery

02-Oct

HOPKINS, HORACE LLOYD (1231012) age: 23 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 211 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity on board the Maros Maru whilst being transported to Java from the Molucca Islands.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

02-Oct

CLARK, KENNETH ERNEST (182704) age: 24 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was serving with No 229 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Thanet.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Streatham) Cemetery

02-Oct

BARDECKI, Antoni (P.703894) age: 24 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FB374  of No 316 Sqn, which lost a wing as it recovered from a dive near Catfield during a training flight.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

02-Oct

BOUSKILL, RUSSELL REGINALD (J/10254) age: 28 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MJ300 of No 401 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 during a patrol near Nijmegen.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

02-Oct

DAVEY, ERNEST RAYMOND (J/23767) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ189 of No 404 Sqn, which collided with LZ444 of the same unit whilst forming up for an operational sortie. .  He is buried in Banff Cemetery, Banffshire

02-Oct

ROBINSON, LOUIS EBER ELDRED (J/24546) age: 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ189 of No 404 Sqn, which collided with LZ444 of the same unit whilst forming up for an operational sortie. .  He is buried in Banff Cemetery, Banffshire

02-Oct

STICKEL, FREDERICK MARTIN (J/26279) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ444 of No 404 Sqn, which collided with LZ189 of the same unit whilst forming up for an operational sortie.  Long also in LZ144.  He is buried in Banff Cemetery, Banffshire

02-Oct

BERRY, JOSEPH (118435) age: 24 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, EJ600 'F' of No 501 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Assen during a Dawn Ranger.  He is buried in Scheemda Protestant Cemetery

02-Oct

SHUTT, STANLEY CLIFFORD (425000) age: 32 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF577 'X' of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping patrol off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Oct

CHESTERS, JOHN CHRISTOPHER DFM(49832) age: 32 RAF

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF577 'X' of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping patrol off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Oct

BROWN, ALEXANDER RONALD (77784) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF577 'X' of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping patrol off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Oct

JONES, JOHN ROBERTS (1432988) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF577 'X' of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping patrol off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Oct

KILPATRICK, JAMES (1383406) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF577 'X' of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping patrol off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Oct

LEVICK, ALFRED WALTER (1585278) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF577 'X' of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping patrol off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Oct

KEENAN, HUGH JOSEPH DFM(187348) age: 34 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF577 'X' of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping patrol off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Oct

BENSTED, BASIL GODFREY (127342) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ779 'L' of No 605 Sqn, which  .  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

02-Oct

BURRAGE, CYRIL LAWRENCE (178941) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ779 'L' of No 605 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

02-Oct

EVANS-EVANS, ROLAND GWYNNE (123750) age: 30 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst serving with No 2804 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

02-Oct

HAMBLIN, MAURICE JACK (J/35894) age: 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP204 ZU-O of No  1664 HCU, which flew into the ground at high speed near Ripon following an engine fire during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

02-Oct

REID, EARL WILLIAM (R/183902) age: 18 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP204 ZU-O of No  1664 HCU, which flew into the ground at high speed near Ripon following an engine fire during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

02-Oct

SMITH, ROY (R/167419) age: Unknown RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP204 ZU-O of No  1664 HCU, which flew into the ground at high speed near Ripon following an engine fire during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

02-Oct

HOGAN, CLYDE JOHN (J/88327) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP204 ZU-O of No  1664 HCU, which flew into the ground at high speed near Ripon following an engine fire during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

02-Oct

CUMMING, GORDON FARRELL (U/199090) age: 23 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP204 ZU-O of No  1664 HCU, which flew into the ground at high speed near Ripon following an engine fire during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

02-Oct

LEE, OLIVER (123176) age: 34 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 125 Wing, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in grave Roman Catholic Cemetery

02-Oct

MUIR, JOHN FRANCIS (J/41650) age: 19 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5102 ZV-H of No 19 OTU, which banked on take off from Forres and crashed into trees.  He is buried in Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground

02-Oct

HENRY, ROBERT WILLIAM GARTH (R/182289) age: Unknown RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5102 ZV-H of No 19 OTU, which banked on take off from Forres and crashed into trees.  He is buried in Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground

02-Oct

BUCHKOWSKI, TARAS STEFAN (R/277161) age: 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5102 ZV-H of No 19 OTU, which banked on take off from Forres and crashed into trees.  He is buried in Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground

02-Oct

FRASER, JOHN WILLIAM (R/219037) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5102 ZV-H of No 19 OTU, which banked on take off from Forres and crashed into trees.  He is buried in Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground

02-Oct

HUDDLESTON, TOM (2205182) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5102 ZV-H of No 19 OTU, which banked on take off from Forres and crashed into trees.  He is buried in Whicham (St Mary) Churchyard

02-Oct

WILSON, EDWIN LLOYD (572071) age: 23 RAF

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T7437 of No 26 EFTS, which was abandoned after control was lost during aerobatics.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

02-Oct

LONG, GEORGE ALBERT (J/15704) age: 25 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, X9683 of No 28 OTU, which crashed near Wymeswold airfield following a fire in the air.  He is buried in Hull Eastern Cemetery

02-Oct

GOSS, MARTIN DUSTIN (R/224342) age: 20 RCAF

LAC

He was serving with No 6441 SE and was killed by an anti-personnel bomb dropped during an attack on his airfield.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

02-Oct

HAWTHORE, JOHN MILLS (1104550) age: 31 RAFVR

Cpl

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

02-Oct

ARAAZIZ (6358) age: Unknown IL

Private

He was killed/died whilst serving with the Iraq Levies, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Habbaniya Memorial

02-Oct

BLANCHARD, ARTHUR CHARLES (962616) age: Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

He had been serving at Seletar but died in Japanese captivity on board the Maros Maru whilst being transported from Ambon to Java.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

02-Oct

LUCYNA, Tadeusz J(P.706172) age: 21 PAF

LAC

He was serving in the RAF Croughton and died in the RAF Hospital at Cosford.  He is buried in Donnington (St Cuthbert) Churchyard.

02-Oct

SMITH, SYDNEY REGINALD (118682) age: 49 RAFVR

Fg Off

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

02-Oct

BEGGS, JANE GRANT (889112) age: 43 WAAF

Sgt

She was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, her death being registered in Northumberland N 2nd.  She is buried in Dromore Cathedral Churchyard

03-Oct

PROCTOR, GORDON HAYTER (60769) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HP936 of No 45 Sqn, which failed to return from a sweep to Meiktila.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Oct

BARGH, GEORGE WILLIAM (1582355) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HP936 of No 45 Sqn, which failed to return from a sweep to Meiktila.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Oct

BARBER, DENNIS WILLIAM (946718) age: 26 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in died in Japanese captivity on board the Maros Maru whilst being transported from Ambon to Java of No 211 Sqn, which .  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Oct

BARBER, KENNETH CHARLES (701778) age: 26 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Ambon of No 211 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

03-Oct

KENDALL, ALAN JAMES (151864) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in  of No 236 Sqn, which was abandoned off the Dutch coast after being hit by flak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Oct

MULLER-ROWLAND, STANLEY ROWLAND (103498) age: 23 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was probably killed whilst flying in  of No 236 Sqn, which was abandoned off the Dutch coast after being hit by flak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Oct

KORANDA, FRANTISEK  (138866) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FL937 'K' of No 311 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Oct

KATZ, KAREL  (788358) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FL937 'K' of No 311 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Oct

KUBINA, MICHAL  (788226) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FL937 'K' of No 311 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Oct

REMENAR, JOSEF  (788320) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FL937 'K' of No 311 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Oct

STOCEK, ALOIS  (788160) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FL937 'K' of No 311 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Oct

VEITL, FRANTISEK  (788573) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FL937 'K' of No 311 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Oct

HALA, JAROSLAV  (179188) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FL937 'K' of No 311 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Oct

JAROS, STEISAN  (788220) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FL937 'K' of No 311 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Oct

HARRISON, DESMOND (1500255) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NT893 of No 603 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping strike.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery.

03-Oct

CHAPPELL, KEITH ERNEST ANSELL (176012) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was serving with No 605 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

03-Oct

STEER, ROWLAND JOHN (60935) age: 37 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 164 Wing, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

03-Oct

OLIVER, JOHN LISLE (R/225186) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, LX321 of No 2 (O) AFU, which crashed at Bainton near Oxford following an engine failure.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

03-Oct

DAWSON, DENNIS BRUCE (974943) age: Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

He had been serving at AHQ FE but died in Japanese captivity on board the Maros Maru whilst being transported to Java from the Molucca Islands.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Oct

WOLFE, DAVID AUGUSTA (341934) age: 42 RAF

WO

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

03-Oct

HOPE, PETER (1587720) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

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

04-Oct

EVANS, NORMAN JOSEPH (176567) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB235 KM-C of No 44 Sqn, which he abandoned during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Aalestrup Churchyard.

04-Oct

HARPER, JOHN DERRICK (186700) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB235 KM-C of No 44 Sqn, which he abandoned during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Skive General Cemetery

04-Oct

CAHILL, DENNIS (1353265) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB235 KM-C of No 44 Sqn, which he abandoned during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Strandby (Aars) Churchyard

04-Oct

HUNTER, KENNETH (1577090) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB235 KM-C of No 44 Sqn, which he abandoned during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

SNOXELL, DOUGLAS ARTHUR PATRICK (1868375) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB235 KM-C of No 44 Sqn, which he abandoned during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

SMITH, ALBERT EDWARD (1284538) age: 37 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 84 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity on board the Maros Maru whilst being transported to Java from the Molucca Islands.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

04-Oct

FOSTER, WILLIAM PATRICK (907568) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, MD320 of No 152 Sqn, which failed to return from an interception after diving into a cloud.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

04-Oct

FINNEY, ERNEST (615952) age: 24 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG942 of No 178 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a bridge across the River Po in Italy.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

04-Oct

IRVING, LOUIS (636022) age: Unknown RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG942 of No 178 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a bridge across the River Po in Italy.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

04-Oct

BRAY, RONALD CECIL (1315659) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG942 of No 178 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a bridge across the River Po in Italy.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

04-Oct

PARSONS, RONALD JOHN (1419611) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG942 of No 178 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a bridge across the River Po in Italy.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

04-Oct

THORP, BURNHAM JOHN MALCOLM (J/22099) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG942 of No 178 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a bridge across the River Po in Italy.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

04-Oct

GREGORY, RICHARD JAMES (R/147536) age: 22 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG942 of No 178 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a bridge across the River Po in Italy.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

04-Oct

WILSHAW, COLIN (1578575) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG942 of No 178 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a bridge across the River Po in Italy.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

04-Oct

JOVANOVIC, RATKO G. (178152) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, JL325 of No 352 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting a belly landing after being damaged by flak during an attack on a train.  He is buried in Belgrade New Cemetery

04-Oct

DUNCAN, GEORGE ROSS (J/35615) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB745 VR-V of No 419 Sqn, which came down at Goldscleugh near Wooler en-route to a raid on the U-boat pens at Bergen in Norway.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

04-Oct

GADDESS, ANDREW (J/35101) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB745 VR-V of No 419 Sqn, which came down at Goldscleugh near Wooler en-route to a raid on the U-boat pens at Bergen in Norway.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

04-Oct

LAYNG, WILLIAM GEORGE (J/38188) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB745 VR-V of No 419 Sqn, which came down at Goldscleugh near Wooler en-route to a raid on the U-boat pens at Bergen in Norway.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

04-Oct

HALL, JOHN WILLIAM FRANK (179851) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB745 VR-V of No 419 Sqn, which came down at Goldscleugh near Wooler en-route to a raid on the U-boat pens at Bergen in Norway.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

04-Oct

KARSTENS, WILLIAM RUSSELL (J/92361) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB745 VR-V of No 419 Sqn, which came down at Goldscleugh near Wooler en-route to a raid on the U-boat pens at Bergen in Norway.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

04-Oct

TROTT, DONALD ALEXANDER (J/92914) age: 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB745 VR-V of No 419 Sqn, which came down at Goldscleugh near Wooler en-route to a raid on the U-boat pens at Bergen in Norway.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

04-Oct

TIERNEY, THOMAS BERNARD (J/92476) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB745 VR-V of No 419 Sqn, which came down at Goldscleugh near Wooler en-route to a raid on the U-boat pens at Bergen in Norway.  He is buried in Poole (Parkstone) Cemetery

04-Oct

LA PALME, JOSEPH ARMAND ROGER LUCIEN (J/18647) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR686 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Danish coast during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Mandal Churchyard

04-Oct

CONLIN, HUGH THOMAS (J/86034) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR686 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Danish coast during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

ALLEN, REGINALD GODFREY (1397157) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR686 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Danish coast during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

McLAUGHLIN, CHARLES (643195) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR686 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Danish coast during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

SMITH, MICHAEL STACEY CLARE (152886) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF319 of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping sortie along the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

MURRAY, JOHN RICHARD (J/14668) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF319 of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping sortie along the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

RIDGWAY, ROBERT HARRY (J/13017) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF319 of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping sortie along the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

McCLOY, ROBERT (J/87739) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF319 of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping sortie along the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

PRATT, GORDON ERNEST (J/87238) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF319 of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping sortie along the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

SLATER, GEORGE ARTHUR (J/89134) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF319 of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping sortie along the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

STEELS, FLOYD ALEXANDER (J/88922) age: 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF319 of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping sortie along the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

BASSMAN, LEON ASHER (1423298) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF963 BQ-A of No 550 Sqn, which came down on Stockdale Moor near Redcar during a training flight.  He is buried in Cardiff Jewish Cemetery

04-Oct

THOMAS, THOMAS YESTYN (154395) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF963 BQ-A of No 550 Sqn, which came down on Stockdale Moor near Redcar during a training flight.  He is buried in Garnant (Old Bethel) Welsh Congregational Chapelyard

04-Oct

SHERIDAN, JOHN PATRICK (1826246) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF963 BQ-A of No 550 Sqn, which came down on Stockdale Moor near Redcar during a training flight.  He is buried in Glasgow (St Kentigern's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

04-Oct

BRADSHAW, ROBERT RANUI (4215727) age: 20 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF963 BQ-A of No 550 Sqn, which came down on Stockdale Moor near Redcar during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

04-Oct

PEARCE, ARTHUR JOSEPH (1816429) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF963 BQ-A of No 550 Sqn, which came down on Stockdale Moor near Redcar during a training flight.  He is buried in Madeley (All Saints) Churchyard

04-Oct

McVEY, JAMES (1825292) age: 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF963 BQ-A of No 550 Sqn, which came down on Stockdale Moor near Redcar during a training flight.  He is buried in New Monkland (Ryden Mains) Cemetery

04-Oct

PHILLIPS, JOHN WALTER (510644) age: 37 RAF

Cpl

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

04-Oct

BROOM, JOHN COVENTON (1411646) age: 24 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst serving with No 3 RSU but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Gauhati War Cemetery

04-Oct

WILLIAMSON, HAROLD WILLIAM BERNARD (1227397) age: 32 RAFVR

LAC

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

04-Oct

JORDAN, LESLIE THOMAS (135143) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW127 'V' of No 5 OTU, which crashed near Salt Springs following a fire in the air.  He is buried in Victoria (Royal Oak) Burial Park

04-Oct

METCALFE, PETER DENNISON (165549) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW127 'V' of No 5 OTU, which crashed near Salt Springs following a fire in the air.  He is buried in Victoria (Royal Oak) Burial Park

04-Oct

MITCHELL, EWART CECIL (165516) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW127 'V' of No 5 OTU, which crashed near Salt Springs following a fire in the air.  He is buried in Victoria (Royal Oak) Burial Park

04-Oct

ROCKLIFFE, ARTHUR (165626) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW127 'V' of No 5 OTU, which crashed near Salt Springs following a fire in the air.  He is buried in Victoria (Royal Oak) Burial Park

04-Oct

LANGLEY, LESLIE MATHIAS (637875) age: 24 RAF

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW127 'V' of No 5 OTU, which crashed near Salt Springs following a fire in the air.  He is buried in Victoria (Royal Oak) Burial Park

04-Oct

BARKER, BERNARD GEORGE (1616871) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW127 'V' of No 5 OTU, which crashed near Salt Springs following a fire in the air.  He is buried in Victoria (Royal Oak) Burial Park

04-Oct

BIRRELL, ANDREW JAMES (1825645) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW127 'V' of No 5 OTU, which crashed near Salt Springs following a fire in the air.  He is buried in Victoria (Royal Oak) Burial Park

04-Oct

DAVIDSON, CHARLES PETER (1397740) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW127 'V' of No 5 OTU, which crashed near Salt Springs following a fire in the air.  He is buried in Victoria (Royal Oak) Burial Park

04-Oct

JENKINS, WILLIAM NORMAN (1836635) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW127 'V' of No 5 OTU, which crashed near Salt Springs following a fire in the air.  He is buried in Victoria (Royal Oak) Burial Park

04-Oct

LAWS, FREDERICK (1593644) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW127 'V' of No 5 OTU, which crashed near Salt Springs following a fire in the air.  He is buried in Victoria (Royal Oak) Burial Park

04-Oct

CAMPBELL, RICHARD GLADSTONE (J/43615) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1691 of No 82 OTU, which broke up whilst flying in cumulus cloud near Evesham during a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

04-Oct

MACLEOD, GORDON ALDEN (R/76303) age: 29 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1691 of No 82 OTU, which broke up whilst flying in cumulus cloud near Evesham during a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

04-Oct

NOBLE, GEORGE (R/193856) age: 22 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1691 of No 82 OTU, which broke up whilst flying in cumulus cloud near Evesham during a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

04-Oct

THISTLE, FRANK ELEAZER (R/176973) age: 23 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1691 of No 82 OTU, which broke up whilst flying in cumulus cloud near Evesham during a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

04-Oct

OPIE, GLENN EDWARD (R/208669) age: 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1691 of No 82 OTU, which broke up whilst flying in cumulus cloud near Evesham during a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

04-Oct

WASSERMAN, ZAHLECK (R/193982) age: 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1691 of No 82 OTU, which broke up whilst flying in cumulus cloud near Evesham during a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

04-Oct

FLINN, MARK MOFFAT (1053276) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC1

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

04-Oct

WRIGHT, EDWARD CECIL (534127) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

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

04-Oct

MITCHELL, CLAUD EDWARD (1166165) age: Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

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

04-Oct

MIKLINSKI, Jan Stanislaw(P.704684) age: 42 PAF

Cpl

He was serving with the Komendy Uzupelnien and died in Hospital.  He is buried in Morpeth (SS Mary and James) Churchyard

04-Oct

THOMAS, RONALD JOHN (931800) age: 35 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving at RAF Sungei Patani but died in Japanese captivity on board the Maros Maru whilst being transported to Java from the Molucca Islands.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

04-Oct

MOORE, WILLIAM THOMAS (1033928) age: 35 RAFVR

AC1

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

04-Oct

O'DONNELL, JOHN (1799181) age: 25 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Lancaster (24).  He is buried in Dunbulloge Catholic Cemetery

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