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Casualties - 15 - 16 October 1944


15-Oct

CRAWFORD, CHRISTOPHER NIGEL CHARLES (175311) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB357 MG-S of No 7 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Oct

FEAVER, THOMAS EDWARD (1098626) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB357 MG-S of No 7 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Oct

HESLOP, NORMAN (1677689) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB357 MG-S of No 7 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Oct

PHILLIPS, RALPH (1593422) age: 35 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB357 MG-S of No 7 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Oct

MASON, THOMAS DONALD LAWSON (185875) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB357 MG-S of No 7 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Oct

RIVERS, ERIC THOMAS (J/89099) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB357 MG-S of No 7 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Oct

FROST, ARTHUR HENRY (1801136) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB357 MG-S of No 7 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Oct

JARDINE, WILLIAM (185218) age: 31 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ826 ZA-M of No 10 Sqn, which was hit by flak on its return from a raid to Duisburg and crashed on landing at Melbourne.  He is buried in Vadum Cemetery

15-Oct

PORTER, REGINALD HERBERT (185050) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ826 ZA-M of No 10 Sqn, which was hit by flak on its return from a raid to Duisburg and crashed on landing at Melbourne.  He is buried in Vadum Cemetery

15-Oct

SLATTER, ALBERT LAWRENCE (178950) age: 28 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ826 ZA-M of No 10 Sqn, which was hit by flak on its return from a raid to Duisburg and crashed on landing at Melbourne.  He is buried in Vadum Cemetery

15-Oct

McHARDY, SIDNEY ALEXANDER FARQUHARSON (J/88995) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ826 ZA-M of No 10 Sqn, which was hit by flak on its return from a raid to Duisburg and crashed on landing at Melbourne.  He is buried in Vadum Cemetery

15-Oct

SHEARD, FRANCIS BERNARD (2202399) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ826 ZA-M of No 10 Sqn, which was hit by flak on its return from a raid to Duisburg and crashed on landing at Melbourne.  He is buried in Vadum Cemetery

15-Oct

HART, STANLEY WILLIAM (418420) age: 30 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ826 ZA-M of No 10 Sqn, which was hit by flak on its return from a raid to Duisburg and crashed on landing at Melbourne.  He is buried in Vadum Cemetery

15-Oct

GREEN, TREVOR WILLIAM (1580417) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Spitfire VC, JK337 or JL127 of No 32 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Corinth as it approached to land/ditched in the sea near Corinth following an engine failure.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

15-Oct

GOOCH, GERALD EDWARD THOMAS (1614363) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Spitfire VC, JK337 or JL127 of No 32 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Corinth as it approached to land/ditched in the sea near Corinth following an engine failure.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

15-Oct

BOYD, GEORGE PATRICK (1290787) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME595 QR-Y of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Brunswick.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

15-Oct

RHODES, CECIL(1351323) age: 32 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 84 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Muna.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

15-Oct

JENNER, JOSEPH ALFRED (1335841) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC2

He had been serving with No 84 Sqn and probably died in Japanese captivity.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

15-Oct

COOK, FRANCIS JOHN (429526) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM165 WP-T of No 90 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

HOWELL, KENNETH BRIAN (1581325) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM165 WP-T of No 90 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

JAMES, FREDERICK HENRY WILLIAM (1896671) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM165 WP-T of No 90 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

MORRELL, KENNETH (1397720) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM165 WP-T of No 90 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

PURNELL-EDWARDS, WILLIAM PASTON LIDDON (605673) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM165 WP-T of No 90 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

READ, GEORGE IRVING (2215997) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM165 WP-T of No 90 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

SUNLEY, JOHN ROBERT (1623987) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM165 WP-T of No 90 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

CLAYDEN, FRANK ARTHUR (179031) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD341 WP-P of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Lutetsburg during a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

15-Oct

COOLING, JOHN (1549199) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD341 WP-P of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Lutetsburg during a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

15-Oct

POLLARD, CHARLES LESLIE (1135505) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD341 WP-P of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Lutetsburg during a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

15-Oct

ANDREWS, LESLIE ARTHUR (533383) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD341 WP-P of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Lutetsburg during a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

15-Oct

BUCKBY, NOEL (1580378) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD341 WP-P of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Lutetsburg during a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

15-Oct

LAMB, GERALD (3040171) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD341 WP-P of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Lutetsburg during a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

15-Oct

RAMSBOTTOM, ERIC (2210406) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD341 WP-P of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Lutetsburg during a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

15-Oct

SMEATON, GEORGE (1020752) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 100 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in the Fukuoka area of Japan.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery

15-Oct

MYERS, DAVID (157518) age: 20 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL774 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an ABC sortie to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

YELLIN, BENNY (J/43864) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL774 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an ABC sortie to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

HUNT, COLIN CHARLES (422186) age: 24 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL774 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an ABC sortie to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

FRETTER, GEORGE JOHN (1624312) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL774 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an ABC sortie to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

HANNAH, ANDREW JAMES (1570758) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL774 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an ABC sortie to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

NEVILLE, GERALD PURCELL(1796917) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL774 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an ABC sortie to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

NOBLE, DENNIS (1684346) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL774 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an ABC sortie to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

WILLIAMS, ROBERT GWILYM (2218917) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL774 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an ABC sortie to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

HUGHES, JOHN WILSON (154746) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Alton of No 107 Sqn, which crashed into trees whilst attempting a forced landing at Bradshot Hall in Hampshire.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

15-Oct

TIMMONS, PETER JAMES (127874) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Alton of No 107 Sqn, which crashed into trees whilst attempting a forced landing at Bradshot Hall in Hampshire.  He is buried in Ware New Cemetery

15-Oct

DAVIES, G W (152115) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, NH526 'H' of No 127 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at Bergen op Zoom during a dive bombing sortie.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery

15-Oct

SHAW, GEORGE KENNETH (182101) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME748 AS-Q of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Oct

NAGALINGAM, KADIR KAMN (1378626) age: 48 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME748 AS-Q of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

ROGERS, EDWARD FRANK (1612257) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME748 AS-Q of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

SPILLMAN, GODFREY JOSEPH (1271463) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME748 AS-Q of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

STARBUCK, SYDNEY DENNIS (1894243) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME748 AS-Q of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

THOMPSON, ROBERT (1799820) age: 18 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME748 AS-Q of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

WILLS, ROBERT (1799461) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME748 AS-Q of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

STUART-COX, ALFRED EDWARD (182116) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter X, NE810 of No 177 Sqn, which failed to return from an interdiction operation.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

15-Oct

CALLINGHAM-WOODS, PHILIP (1096861) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter X, NE810 of No 177 Sqn, which failed to return from an interdiction operation.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

15-Oct

McINTYRE, LYNDEN ARNOLD (J/29584) age: 29 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM208 EM-M of No 207 Sqn, which exploded near Lastrup in Denmark after being attacked by a night fighter during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Laastrup Churchyard

15-Oct

WHITEHEAD, WILLIAM ANDERSON (J/28941) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM208 EM-M of No 207 Sqn, which exploded near Lastrup in Denmark after being attacked by a night fighter during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Laastrup Churchyard

15-Oct

MONTGOMERY, GEORGE HENRY (149797) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM208 EM-M of No 207 Sqn, which exploded near Lastrup in Denmark after being attacked by a night fighter during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Laastrup Churchyard

15-Oct

FINDLAY, JAMES (571711) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM208 EM-M of No 207 Sqn, which exploded near Lastrup in Denmark after being attacked by a night fighter during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Laastrup Churchyard

15-Oct

CUMMING, JAMES DUNCAN (1569151) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM208 EM-M of No 207 Sqn, which exploded near Lastrup in Denmark after being attacked by a night fighter during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Laastrup Churchyard

15-Oct

HALL, ALBERT FREDERICK (2218394) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM208 EM-M of No 207 Sqn, which exploded near Lastrup in Denmark after being attacked by a night fighter during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Laastrup Churchyard

15-Oct

MARRIOTT, JAMES ROY (1581586) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM208 EM-M of No 207 Sqn, which exploded near Lastrup in Denmark after being attacked by a night fighter during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Laastrup Churchyard

15-Oct

EDWARDS, DENNIS LEONARD (151861) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV470 of No 272 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Parenzo.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

15-Oct

PARK, GEOFFREY ROGER DFC (78710) age: Unknown RAFVR

Wg Cdr

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV470 of No 272 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Parenzo.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

15-Oct

FERGUSON, HAROLD LEONARD (R/159102) age: 23 RCAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL293 of No 298 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Staveren General Cemetery

15-Oct

MOSES, ARTHUR (775745) age: 38 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 373 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

15-Oct

WOLFE, JOHN JOSEPH (J/35510) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP773 EQ-M of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

15-Oct

GRACE, JOHN PETER (J/35251) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ901 QB-N of No 424 Sqn, which came down near Idum in Denmark during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Idum Churchyard

15-Oct

JORY, WILLIAM EDWARD (J/22936) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ901 QB-N of No 424 Sqn, which came down near Idom in Denmark during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Idum Churchyard

15-Oct

LOUGHRAN, HUGH JOSEPH (J/41353) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ901 QB-N of No 424 Sqn, which came down near Idom in Denmark during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Idum Churchyard

15-Oct

RILEY, VIRGEL LEE (J/35063) age: 33 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ901 QB-N of No 424 Sqn, which came down near Idom in Denmark during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Idum Churchyard

15-Oct

GUILD, ROBERT DOUGLAS (J/18064) age: 24 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ901 QB-N of No 424 Sqn, which came down near Idom in Denmark during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Idum Churchyard

15-Oct

LEE, JACK GRIFFIN (J/9311) age: 30 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ901 QB-N of No 424 Sqn, which came down near Idom in Denmark during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Idum Churchyard

15-Oct

SMITH, NORMAN ALFRED (J/89362) age: 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ901 QB-N of No 424 Sqn, which came down near Idom in Denmark during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Idum Churchyard

15-Oct

PIDCOCK, CHARLES TREVOR LEIGHTON (J/29197) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW391 KW-J of No 425 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

15-Oct

CARTAN, FREDERICK PAUL (R/190906) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW391 KW-J of No 425 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

15-Oct

MANN, ERNEST EDWARD (1672599) age:  RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ434 SE-O of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Westerhausen during a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Bingley (Wilsden) Cemetery

15-Oct

HAGELL, JAMES GRANT (J/27167) age: 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ434 SE-O of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Westerhausen during a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

PARK, ARTHUR MORTON (J/35145) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ434 SE-O of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Westerhausen during a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

SANDERS, WILLIAM HAROLD (J/35040) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ434 SE-O of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Westerhausen during a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

MARA, STANLEY (R/212967) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ434 SE-O of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Westerhausen during a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

PROUDFOOT, DAVID HERBERT (J/95157) age: 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ434 SE-O of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Westerhausen during a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

OLDROYD, TRAFFORD HENRY (1892056) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ434 SE-O of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Westerhausen during a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

FISHER, THOMAS FRANCIS (J/40190) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP723 QO-D of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

15-Oct

GILBERT, GEORGE LYON (J/40032) age: 30 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP723 QO-D of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

15-Oct

SPELLER, DONALD WESLEY (J/12262) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP723 QO-D of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

15-Oct

HOGG, JOHN DOUGLAS (J/95086) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP723 QO-D of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

15-Oct

MOSS, COLIN (2205500) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP723 QO-D of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

15-Oct

COOK, GORDON THOMAS (R/267712) age: 22 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP723 QO-D of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

15-Oct

ODOBAS, KEITH EARL (R/269308) age: 18 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP723 QO-D of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

15-Oct

ROBERTS, BASIL TREVOR (434107) age: 20 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV431 of No 455 Sqn, which he managed to get into a dinghy after ditching as a result of the flak damage during an attack on a convoy near Frisian Islands, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Risor Civil Cemetery

15-Oct

STEER, NORMAN GEORGE (437282) age: 29 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV431 of No 455 Sqn, which he managed to get into a dinghy after ditching as a result of the flak damage during an attack on a convoy near Frisian Islands, but he did not survive.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

MUNROE, ALBERT HENRY (426647) age: 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ299 HD-H of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Jackstede during a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

15-Oct

DAWSON, GEORGE WILLIAM (1875339) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ299 HD-H of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Jackstede during a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

15-Oct

HARRIS, HARVEY ROY (1581276) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ299 HD-H of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Jackstede during a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

15-Oct

THOMPSON, ERNEST (426709) age: 24 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ299 HD-H of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Jackstede during a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

15-Oct

WILLIAMS, TASMAN LEONARD (408462) age: 21 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ299 HD-H of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Jackstede during a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

15-Oct

STONES, WILLIAM (182631) age: 39 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ299 HD-H of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Jackstede during a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

15-Oct

TURNER, JOHN CURTIN (411968) age: 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He died from wounds sustained whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG196 of No 467 Sqn, which was hit by incendiaries from above during a raid on Brunswick.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

15-Oct

ORR, JOHN ALLAN (155396) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM596 UM-V2 of No 626 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Oct

CAMPBELL, JAMES COMMODORE (J/26122) age: 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM596 UM-V2 of No 626 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Oct

CHARLAND, ROBERT ALBERT (J/29054) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM596 UM-V2 of No 626 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Oct

CLOUSTON, ROSS CUTHBERT (J/35921) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM596 UM-V2 of No 626 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Oct

CHAMPAGNE, ROLAND MARCEL JOSEPH (J/95080) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM596 UM-V2 of No 626 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Oct

PALMER, WILLIAM FREDERICK (J/92063) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM596 UM-V2 of No 626 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Oct

AKHURST, SIDNEY JOHN (658229) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM596 UM-V2 of No 626 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Oct

REYNOLDS, THOMAS GEORGE (1086293) age: 39 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM596 UM-V2 of No 626 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Oct

TATTON, HAROLD (8846) age: 54 RAF

Sgt

He was serving with No 650 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Ulverston.  He is buried in Leek Cemetery

15-Oct

NAIFF, RONALD ARTHUR (134212) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, MM183 of No 692 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 in the Duisburg/Munster area during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

BECKER, BYRON JEREMIAH (R/190101) age: Unknown RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR802 of No 1664 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a diversionary raid.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

WICKHAM, WALTER ROBERT (R/191640) age: 19 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR802 of No 1664 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a diversionary raid.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

MACLEOD, ALEXANDER HARVEY (J/92113) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR802 of No 1664 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a diversionary raid.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

WHINFIELD, GEORE AMBROSE FRANKLIN (J/91004) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR802 of No 1664 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a diversionary raid.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

HOWSER, LAURENCE ARTHUR (1867384) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR802 of No 1664 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a diversionary raid.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

McKAY, HARRY WHITTAKER (R/256266) age: 23 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR802 of No 1664 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a diversionary raid.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

TAYLOR, BEVERLY THOMAS (R/257974) age: 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR802 of No 1664 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a diversionary raid.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

HADDRELL, HERBERT GEORGE (184184) age: 30 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK116 GG-Z of No 1667 HCU, which crashed into Kielder Forest in Northumberland following an engine fire which spread towards the fuselage.  He is buried in Derry Hill (Christ Church) Churchyard

15-Oct

SYMONDS, GEOFFREY (1456322) age: 21 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK116 GG-Z of No 1667 HCU, which crashed into Kielder Forest in Northumberland following an engine fire which spread towards the fuselage.  He is buried in Rotherham (Moorgate) Cemetery

15-Oct

JAMES, MAURICE FREDERICK (1443034) age: 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK116 GG-Z of No 1667 HCU, which crashed into Kielder Forest in Northumberland following an engine fire which spread towards the fuselage.  He is buried in Royston Church Additional Burial Ground

15-Oct

NIELSEN, JOHN (1583156) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK116 GG-Z of No 1667 HCU, which crashed into Kielder Forest in Northumberland following an engine fire which spread towards the fuselage.  He is buried in Rugby (Clifton Road) Cemetery

15-Oct

RYDER, JAMES ROBERT (1036900) age: 31 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 424 AFAP, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

15-Oct

FOX, FREDERICK CHARLES (1801361) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, ER730 of No 5 RFU, which crashed near Lake Trasimeno during a ground attack practice sortie.  He is buried in Assisi War Cemetery

15-Oct

RZYSKIEWICZ, Waclaw(P.704820) age: 24 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, MH130  of No 6 (P) AFU, which flew into trees at Burford in Oxfordshire whilst low flying during a training flight.  He is buried in Gloucester Old Cemetery

15-Oct

GALLAGHER, JOHN EDWARD (148569) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

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

15-Oct

ALLAN, ANDREW (1371724) age: 23 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held at Muna of No AHQ FE, which .  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

15-Oct

PAULOS ESSA (10389) age: Unknown IL

Private

He was probably serving with No 1 Para Sqn, Iraq Levies and died from wounds sustained on 9 Oct 1944 during an the action to take Monastery Hill during an operation with 2 Commando Brigade against Sarande in Albania.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

15-Oct

ZAIA ENWIA (1083) age: Unknown IL

Private

He was probably serving with No 1 Para Sqn, Iraq Levies and died from wounds sustained on 9 Oct 1944 during an the action to take Monastery Hill during an operation with 2 Commando Brigade against Sarande in Albania.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

15-Oct

GRANT, DENNIS HOMAN (648269) age: 23 RAF

LAC

He had been serving at Kuala Lumper 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

15-Oct

SHANNON, JOSEPH CAMPBELL (1064650) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, MH130 of No 6 (P) AFU, which crashed two miles north of Burford, Oxfordshire after hitting trees whilst low flying .  He is buried in Bentley Cemetery, Staffordshire.

15-Oct

NEWMAN, WILLIAM SEARL (1396485) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, MH130 of No 6 (P) AFU, which crashed two miles north of Burford, Oxfordshire after hitting trees whilst low flying .  He is buried in Little Gaddesden (SS Peter and Paul) Churchyard.

15-Oct

BIRD, LEONARD GEORGE (1585255) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, MH130 of No 6 (P) AFU, which crashed two miles north of Burford, Oxfordshire after hitting trees whilst low flying .  He is buried in Manor Park Cemetery.

15-Oct

MARSHALL, KENNETH HAROLD (1388182) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, MH130 of No 6 (P) AFU, which crashed two miles north of Burford, Oxfordshire after hitting trees whilst low flying .  He was cremated at Blackpool (Carleton) Crematorium, Poulton-le-Fylde.

15-Oct

WESTBURY, STEPHEN ARTHUR (1702191) age: 18 RAFVR

AC1

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

15-Oct

EVANS, LYNDON MORGAN (1303024) age: 24 RAFVR

LAC

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

15-Oct

NEILD, EDGAR JAMES (136690) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

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

16-Oct

OWEN, CYRIL MALCOLM (1316375) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV878 ZA-V of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie in Danish waters.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Oct

SMITH, ERIC WILLIAM (1398973) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV878 ZA-V of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie in Danish waters.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Oct

WYNN, HORACE GEORGE (1437316) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV878 ZA-V of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie in Danish waters.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Oct

GRIFFITHS, SYDNEY GEORGE (1589581) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV878 ZA-V of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie in Danish waters.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Oct

McKAY, DONALD (1591313) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV878 ZA-V of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie in Danish waters.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Oct

MURPHY, ALFRED GEORGE (1894787) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV878 ZA-V of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie in Danish waters.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Oct

PICKEN, JAMES (1075888) age: 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV878 ZA-V of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie in Danish waters.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Oct

DUMAS, KEITH RUSSELL (407055) age: 24 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HP941 of No 45 Sqn, which dived into the ground during an interdiction operation.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

16-Oct

BOURKE, NORMAN LESLIE (404317) age: 27 RAAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HP941 of No 45 Sqn, which dived into the ground during an interdiction operation.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

16-Oct

HENDRICKSON, C D USAAF() age:  USAAF

1 Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX178 'Y' of No 58 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Shiant Islands whilst carrying out a flare dropping exercise.  He is buried in

16-Oct

YOUNG, CLIVE DESMOND (172247) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX178 'Y' of No 58 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Shiant Islands whilst carrying out a flare dropping exercise.  He is buried in Wokingham (St Sebastian) Churchyard

16-Oct

HARBOTTLE, ANTHONY GUISCARD (926870) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX178 'Y' of No 58 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Shiant Islands whilst carrying out a flare dropping exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Oct

MOCKRIDGE, FREDERICK (1431930) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX178 'Y' of No 58 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Shiant Islands whilst carrying out a flare dropping exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Oct

CHAPMAN, HENRY HOLMES (425488) age: 28 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX178 'Y' of No 58 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Shiant Islands whilst carrying out a flare dropping exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Oct

JONES, WILLIAM (186209) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX178 'Y' of No 58 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Shiant Islands whilst carrying out a flare dropping exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Oct

BAX, DERRICK THOMAS (1867832) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX178 'Y' of No 58 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Shiant Islands whilst carrying out a flare dropping exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Oct

EDMISTON, DOUGLAS JAMES (416420) age: 23 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX178 'Y' of No 58 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Shiant Islands whilst carrying out a flare dropping exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Oct

PERRY, JAMES PERCIVAL (183588) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME692 A4-G of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Oct

BENNETT, EDMUND (1602216) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME692 A4-G of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Oct

WOOD, EDWIN ERNEST (1576342) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME692 A4-G of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Oct

ATKINS, NORMAN ARTHUR (1895451) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME692 A4-G of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Oct

CLARKE, HAROLD WILLIAM (940365) age: 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME692 A4-G of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Oct

ELVISH, NORMAN (543937) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME692 A4-G of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Oct

LYNCH, JOHN PATRICK (1832292) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME692 A4-G of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Oct

FRANKLIN, ROBERT HARCOURT (41009) age: 28 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME692 A4-G of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Oct

READY, DENIS WILLIAM (178065) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG143 EM-R of No 207 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie in Danish waters.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Oct

BERMINGHAM, DANIEL CHARLES (J/29410) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG143 EM-R of No 207 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie in Danish waters.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Oct

PAYNE, LESLIE FRANK (1491571) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG143 EM-R of No 207 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie in Danish waters.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Oct

LEIGH, KENNETH (J/90981) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG143 EM-R of No 207 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie in Danish waters.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Oct

WILSON, ERWIN CURTIS (J/91188) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG143 EM-R of No 207 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie in Danish waters.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Oct

BRUMWELL, RICHARD ARTHUR (1580408) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG143 EM-R of No 207 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie in Danish waters.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Oct

CURTIS, MAURICE HENRY JAMES (1396192) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG143 EM-R of No 207 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie in Danish waters.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Oct

HEWLETT, ALBERT JOHN (624652) age: 24 RAF

LAC

He had been serving with No 211 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Muna.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

16-Oct

HODGKINSON, FRANK (1039619) age: 23 RAFVR

AC2

He had been serving with No 211 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Sandakan.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

16-Oct

COCHRANE, RONALD (632633) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

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

16-Oct

POPOV, ARKADIL (178157) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, JK447 of No 352 Sqn, which was shot down near Slano in Yugoslavia by flak.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

16-Oct

CRAVEN, STANLEY (1457356) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2900 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Sangro River War Cemetery

16-Oct

MZOUREK, ALOIS (174744) age: 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 1 DF, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Surrey S E.  He is buried in Bury St Edmunds Cemetery

16-Oct

GOWANS, HENRY (548699) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 111 OTU, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Nassau War Cemetery

16-Oct

VIPAN, ARTHUR LUSHINGTON (39191) age: Unknown RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN536 of No 12 OTU, which crashed at Yardley Hastings near Northampton following a fire breaking out during a night cross-country.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Oct

FALCONER, DANIEL JOHN (77912) age: 30 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN536 of No 12 OTU, which crashed at Yardley Hastings near Northampton following a fire breaking out during a night cross-country.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Liberton) Cemetery

16-Oct

HEWITT, PETER NEVILL(1812711) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN536 of No 12 OTU, which crashed at Yardley Hastings near Northampton following a fire breaking out during a night cross-country.  He is buried in Eltham Cemetery, London

16-Oct

CHAPPELL, WILLIAM HAROLD (1602941) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN536 of No 12 OTU, which crashed at Yardley Hastings near Northampton following a fire breaking out during a night cross-country.  He is buried in Mangotsfield (Downend) Cemetery

16-Oct

HUDSON, HAROLD DESMOND (1813316) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN536 of No 12 OTU, which crashed at Yardley Hastings near Northampton following a fire breaking out during a night cross-country.  He is buried in Nuneaton (Oaston Road) Cemetery

16-Oct

WRIGHT, VICTOR STEPHEN (1892957) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN536 of No 12 OTU, which crashed at Yardley Hastings near Northampton following a fire breaking out during a night cross-country.  He is buried in Sutton-at-Hone Burial Ground

16-Oct

MANN, ERNEST EDWARD (1672599) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF518 of No 14 OTU, which came down and burst into flames into trees at Marston Trussell shortly after taking off from  Market Harborough for solo circuits.  He is buried in Bingley (Wilsden) Cemetery

16-Oct

TAYLOR, RICHARD EDWARD (2207122) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF518 of No 14 OTU, which came down and burst into flames into trees at Marston Trussell shortly after taking off from  Market Harborough for solo circuits.  He is buried in Birkenhead (Flaybrick Hill) Cemetery

16-Oct

WALL, GEORGE WILLIAM FREDERICK (1812085) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF518 of No 14 OTU, which came down and burst into flames into trees at Marston Trussell shortly after taking off from  Market Harborough for solo circuits.  He is buried in Hornchurch (Rainham) Cemetery

16-Oct

WOODS, ALBERT (1234801) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF518 of No 14 OTU, which came down and burst into flames into trees at Marston Trussell shortly after taking off from  Market Harborough for solo circuits.  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery

16-Oct

BURNSIDE, SAMUEL (1822420) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF518 of No 14 OTU, which came down and burst into flames into trees at Marston Trussell shortly after taking off from  Market Harborough for solo circuits.  He is buried in Old Monkland Cemetery

16-Oct

SHAW, THOMAS (1322382) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF518 of No 14 OTU, which came down and burst into flames into trees at Marston Trussell shortly after taking off from  Market Harborough for solo circuits.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

16-Oct

McPOLIN, JOHN PATRICK GERRARD (1560871) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

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

16-Oct

SUGDEN, HORACE ALFRED (920849) age: 26 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving with No 153 MU but died in Japanese captivity on board a ship whilst being transported to Muna.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

16-Oct

HUMPHRIES, BERKELEY (702115) age: 26 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

16-Oct

STOREY, HAROLD (1533894) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC1

He was killed whilst serving with No 21 PTC but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

16-Oct

MARRIOTT, CYRIL CORNELIUS (1185782) age: 27 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 238 ASPU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

16-Oct

CASTLE, PERCY JOHN (429774) age: 29 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3357 'P' of No 30 OTU, which crashed into trees near Hixon on its return from a solo navigation exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

16-Oct

HEATLEY, WILFRED PEARSON (436194) age: 32 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3357 'P' of No 30 OTU, which crashed into trees near Hixon on its return from a solo navigation exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

16-Oct

SANDILANDS, GEOFFREY BRUCE HOPE (421085) age: 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3357 'P' of No 30 OTU, which crashed into trees near Hixon on its return from a solo navigation exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

16-Oct

VALLENDER, PHILLIP EDWARD BURTON (436015) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3357 'P' of No 30 OTU, which crashed into trees near Hixon on its return from a solo navigation exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

16-Oct

PARKER, RONALD CHARLES (435406) age: 24 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3357 'P' of No 30 OTU, which crashed into trees near Hixon on its return from a solo navigation exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

16-Oct

BOWDEN, RONALD CECIL (1877179) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW250 'L' of No 34 SAAF, which shot down en-route to drop supplies in the Warsaw area.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery

16-Oct

RICHMOND, DESMOND PRESTON (1653012) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW250 'L' of No 34 SAAF, which shot down en-route to drop supplies in the Warsaw area.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery

16-Oct

SPEED, JACK EDWIN (1805290) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW250 'L' of No 34 SAAF, which shot down en-route to drop supplies in the Warsaw area.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery

16-Oct

MYERS, TOM (629511) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH152 'F' of No 34 SAAF, which shot down near Krakow en-route to drop supplies in the Warsaw area.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery

16-Oct

COWAN, WILLIAM FRANCIS (1902826) age: 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH152 'F' of No 34 SAAF, which shot down near Krakow en-route to drop supplies in the Warsaw area.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery

16-Oct

ELLIS, GEOFFREY FREDERICK (2207411) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH152 'F' of No 34 SAAF, which shot down near Krakow en-route to drop supplies in the Warsaw area.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery

16-Oct

GAUNT, SAMUEL (1073071) age: 35 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 5 PTC, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Suez War Memorial Cemetery

16-Oct

JACKSON, LEONARD (1018226) age: 32 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving with No 81 RSU but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Muna.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

16-Oct

SAYER, ERNEST JOHN (1290506) age: 33 RAFVR

AC2

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

16-Oct

BROWN, HARRY CHARLES (1155365) age: 32 RAFVR

AC1

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

16-Oct

YATES, JOHN KINNERSLEY (552001) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

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

16-Oct

GUNN, HUGH (1689311) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

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

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