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Casualties - 20 - 22 October 1944


20-Oct

BROWN, ROBERT WILLIAM (414768) age: 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND755 TL-J of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Wintzenbach during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Wintzenbach Protestant Churchyard

20-Oct

LINTON, ADAM (158128) age: 33 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND755 TL-J of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Wintzenbach during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Wintzenbach Protestant Churchyard

20-Oct

BRIGHT, REGINALD FRANCIS JACK (1800892) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND755 TL-J of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Wintzenbach during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Wintzenbach Protestant Churchyard

20-Oct

KIELY, EDMOND JOSEPH (2211230) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND755 TL-J of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Wintzenbach during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Wintzenbach Protestant Churchyard

20-Oct

PHILLIPS, FRANK DAVID THOMAS (1128364) age: 37 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND755 TL-J of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Wintzenbach during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Wintzenbach Protestant Churchyard

20-Oct

CLARKE, JOHN ANTHONY CREEMER (177263) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND755 TL-J of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Wintzenbach during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Wintzenbach Protestant Churchyard

20-Oct

JOHNSON, COLIN (1819247) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND755 TL-J of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Wintzenbach during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Wintzenbach Protestant Churchyard

20-Oct

THOMPSON, DENNIS (1090928) age: 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND755 TL-J of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Wintzenbach during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Wintzenbach Protestant Churchyard

20-Oct

MILLER, GORDON JAMES BRUCE (1604853) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF286 'T' of No 37 Sqn, which crashed at Bejcgyertyanos during a raid on Szombathely airfield.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery.

20-Oct

KEEN, EDWIN PATRICK (1602552) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF286 'T' of No 37 Sqn, which crashed at Bejcgyertyanos during a raid on Szombathely airfield.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery.

20-Oct

HARGRAVES, ROBERT GEORGE (1581593) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF286 'T' of No 37 Sqn, which crashed at Bejcgyertyanos during a raid on Szombathely airfield.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery.

20-Oct

ROBSON, WALTER SCOBIE (657574) age: 27 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF286 'T' of No 37 Sqn, which crashed at Bejcgyertyanos during a raid on Szombathely airfield.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery.

20-Oct

DREW, WILLIAM ALBERT (1397663) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF286 'T' of No 37 Sqn, which crashed at Bejcgyertyanos during a raid on Szombathely airfield.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery.

20-Oct

SANDIFER, ERIC LEONARD (136487) age: 35 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HP921 of No 45 Sqn, which broke up in the air whilst breaking to land following an aborted raid on road targets.  He is buried in Gauhati War Cemetery

20-Oct

EDWARDS, DONALD STUART (85644) age: 24 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HP921 of No 45 Sqn, which broke up in the air whilst breaking to land following an aborted raid on road targets.  He is buried in Gauhati War Cemetery

20-Oct

TOFIELD, ALAN (42324) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 81 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

20-Oct

RANDALL, MAURICE DEAN (135274) age: 34 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HP919 of No 82 Sqn, which broke up in the air whilst carrying out a practice bombing run.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

20-Oct

PARKER, ALLAN EDWARD (405316) age: 23 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HP919 of No 82 Sqn, which broke up in the air whilst carrying out a practice bombing run.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

20-Oct

COX, RONALD LESLIE (649388) age: 26 RAF

LAC

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

20-Oct

VOUK, STANISLAV  (183995) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IV, LF461 of No 351 Sqn, which was shot down near Rudine in Yugoslavia by flak.  He is buried in Dunta Doli Civil Cemetery

20-Oct

WALLEY, KENNETH RICHARD (J/15873) age: 28 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, MM737 of No 410 Sqn, which crashed into high ground near Corbie in France during a evening patrol in poor visibility.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

20-Oct

CHARNOCK, FREDERICK ROBERT (J/92140) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, MM737 of No 410 Sqn, which crashed into high ground near Corbie in France during a evening patrol in poor visibility.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

20-Oct

DOIDGE, RONALD WILLIAM (J/26406) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, PD469 'E' of No 440 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Nijverdal.  He is buried in Hellendoorn General Cemetery

20-Oct

HAMILTON, DOUGLAS BOYD (423722) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB175 AR-A of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Oct

CARPENTER, WILLIAM JAMES (426043) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB175 AR-A of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Oct

FAGG, ERIC CLIFFORD (419464) age: 27 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB175 AR-A of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Oct

JAGO, JOHN LEONARD (424763) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB175 AR-A of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Oct

LOW, PETER MORRIS (428142) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB175 AR-A of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Oct

OLIVER, DAVID JAMES (422671) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB175 AR-A of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Oct

KING, FRANK BENJAMIN GREGORY (1802260) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB175 AR-A of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Oct

WYNNE THOMAS, ARTHUR (108063) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG192 BQ-L of No 550 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Oct

KNOTT, JOHN EDWARD (858763) age: Unknown AuxAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG192 BQ-L of No 550 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Oct

AUSTIN, MAXWELL (1603415) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG192 BQ-L of No 550 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Oct

GARLAND, JAMES DOUGLAS (1873620) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG192 BQ-L of No 550 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Oct

GARRAD, RALPH (2218803) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG192 BQ-L of No 550 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Oct

HARRIS, MANNING ROBERT FREDERICK (2221167) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG192 BQ-L of No 550 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Oct

LUKEMAN, ALEX ERNEST (2221055) age: 38 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG192 BQ-L of No 550 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Oct

SHARP, EDMUND JOSEPH (1458832) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP232 'C' of No 614 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Letenji during a raid Szombatheley airfield.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

20-Oct

BRUCE, IAN HENDERSON (151290) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP232 'C' of No 614 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Letenji during a raid Szombatheley airfield.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

20-Oct

EARL, JAMES (J/87615) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP232 'C' of No 614 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Letenji during a raid Szombatheley airfield.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

20-Oct

DUNN, HAROLD (1523004) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP232 'C' of No 614 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Letenji during a raid Szombatheley airfield.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

20-Oct

McKEE, PETER (1057959) age: 31 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP232 'C' of No 614 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Letenji during a raid Szombatheley airfield.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

20-Oct

TERRY, ROBERT JAMES (1290468) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He died in Lincoln Hospital from injuries sustained whilst flying in Lancaster III, PA993 UM-B2 of No 626 Sqn, which crashed at Stainton by Langworth whilst attempting an overshoot at Wickenby on its return from a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Ramsden Crays Churchyard

20-Oct

VANCE, HERBERT (1799345) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW235 of No 1666 HCU, which crashed into trees on the downwind leg of the circuit as it attempted to land at Wombleton on its return from a bombing exercise.  He is buried in Belfast City Cemetery

20-Oct

WAKEFIELD, JOHN (R/273518) age: 18 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW235 of No 1666 HCU, which crashed into trees on the downwind leg of the circuit as it attempted to land at Wombleton on its return from a bombing exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

20-Oct

LAWRENCE, CECIL PETER (1235719) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, PG991 of No 18 (P) AFU, which flew into high ground at Wynds Point.  He is buried in Rugby (Whinfield) Cemetery

20-Oct

CUNNINGHAM, JOSEPH JOHN (848394) age: 31 RAF

Sgt

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 22 PTC, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery

20-Oct

TROW, JOHN STILES (1807642) age: 22 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, 3747 (ex, BG620) of No 24 AS, which crashed at Kaffirspruit.  He is buried in Nigel New Cemetery

20-Oct

TAYLOR, JACK (162509) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

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

20-Oct

GRUNHUT, JINDRICH (769470) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed/died whilst serving at GHQ/MBF, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

20-Oct

SKEA, ROBERT ALLAN (89166) age: Unknown RAF

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

20-Oct

WHITBREAD, WILLIAM (750990) age: 35 RAFVR

Cpl

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

20-Oct

COOKSON, JOHN STEWART (903263) age: 36 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Bingham.  He is buried in Landbeach (All Saints) Churchyard

20-Oct

MEDDINGS, FRANK (1202405) age: 24 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK and died in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, cause currently unknown.  He is buried in Walsall (Ryecroft) Cemetery.

20-Oct

BAILEY, ROYAL CHARLIE (1873125) age: 22 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Surrey M E.  He is buried in Burgh St Peter (St Mary) Churchyard

21-Oct

JEFFARES, BRIAN CHARLTON (416499) age: 21 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, ME880 of No 37 Sqn, which was lost over Croatia after being damaged on a raid on rail targets at Maribor.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

21-Oct

SAXTON, KENNETH WILLIAM (1581696) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP259 'Y' of No 37 Sqn, which crashed at Konjiisce during a raid on the marshalling yards at Maribor.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

21-Oct

WHITAKER, FRED (1673071) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IV, LD467? of No 42 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on bridges at Kalewa and Channggyin.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

21-Oct

ROLIN, YVES ERNEST EDWARD (153203) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X,  HE957 'K' of No 70 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Gosztola during a raid on Szombathely airfield.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

21-Oct

SANDMAN, DONALD ANSLEY (425943) age: 27 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X,  HE957 'K' of No 70 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Gosztola during a raid on Szombathely airfield.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

21-Oct

PALMER, GEORGE ARTHUR (424450) age: 27 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X,  HE957 'K' of No 70 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Gosztola during a raid on Szombathely airfield.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

21-Oct

STEVENS, NORMAN ALBERT (429675) age: 27 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X,  HE957 'K' of No 70 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Gosztola during a raid on Szombathely airfield.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

21-Oct

ROBERTSON, LAWRENCE GEOFFREY (418581) age: 21 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X,  HE957 'K' of No 70 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Gosztola during a raid on Szombathely airfield.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

21-Oct

JOHNSON, JAMES (176437) age: 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK596 AA-O of No 75 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on gun batteries on Walcheren.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

21-Oct

PENMAN, ALEXANDER MITCHELL (416154) age: 23 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK596 AA-O of No 75 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on gun batteries on Walcheren.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

21-Oct

MARFIL, LORENZO (1893899) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK596 AA-O of No 75 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on gun batteries on Walcheren.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

21-Oct

REID, ALEXANDER (2211424) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK596 AA-O of No 75 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on gun batteries on Walcheren.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

21-Oct

O'LOUGHLIN, VINCENT JOHN (536970) age: 26 RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK596 AA-O of No 75 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on gun batteries on Walcheren.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

21-Oct

SMITH, JAMES (1604615) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK596 AA-O of No 75 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on gun batteries on Walcheren.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Oct

MURDOCH, THOMAS TALBOT (1345478) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK596 AA-O of No 75 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on gun batteries on Walcheren.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Oct

SPENCER, WALTER DESMOND (1211428) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP565 'A' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on the marshalling yards ay Maribor.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

21-Oct

BELL, RICHARD LANCELOT (1354684) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP565 'A' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on the marshalling yards ay Maribor.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

21-Oct

ROWDEN, GEORGE DOUGLAS (1575620) age: 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP565 'A' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on the marshalling yards ay Maribor.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

21-Oct

ASQUITH, JOHN ANTHONY (1814244) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP565 'A' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on the marshalling yards ay Maribor.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

21-Oct

STEPHENSON, WILLIAM HENRY (1515856) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP565 'A' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on the marshalling yards ay Maribor.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.Lp

21-Oct

BOVIER, JACK ARMAND (126159) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He had been serving with No 211 Sqn was and captured on 13 Jan 1944 whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ114 'P' but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in Rangoon.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

21-Oct

RILEY, WILLIAM HENRY (1496000) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 239 Sqn but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Bourne.  He is buried in Bourne Cemetery

21-Oct

DRISCOLL, ROBERT SILVESTER (144622) age: 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVIII, PZ251 of No 248 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie to Haugedund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Oct

HANNANT, TONY ALLEN (153488) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVIII, PZ251 of No 248 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie to Haugedund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Oct

CAMBROOK, RONALD ARTHUR (1393679) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP441 of No 266 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Breskens.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

21-Oct

McCORMACK, JOHN(J/87687) age: 30 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP232 of No 614 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Szombathely.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

21-Oct

DAVIES, JOHN JAGGARD (1604847) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LX695 of No 11 (P) AFU, which flew into high ground near Calveley during night circuits practice.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

21-Oct

GOODINSON, GEORGE ARTHUR (1473487) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LX695 of No 11 (P) AFU, which flew into high ground near Calveley during night circuits practice.  He is buried in Rotherham (Masbrough) Cemetery

21-Oct

GAFF, ROBERT OSMOND (1598329) age: 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW166 'Z' of No 31 SAAF, which was hit by enemy fire?.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

21-Oct

FOSTER, PETER STOCKLEY (546551) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW194 'N' of No 34 SAAF, which shot down after attacking the airfield at Szombathely.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

21-Oct

JONES, FRANK CAMPBELL (553219) age: 22 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW194 'N' of No 34 SAAF, which shot down after attacking the airfield at Szombathely.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

21-Oct

BEESLEY, ALFRED GODFREY (1850085) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW194 'N' of No 34 SAAF, which shot down after attacking the airfield at Szombathely.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

21-Oct

GILFILLAN, DAVID RICHARD (1375141) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW194 'N' of No 34 SAAF, which shot down after attacking the airfield at Szombathely.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

21-Oct

HARRIS, LAWRENCE (1596522) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW194 'N' of No 34 SAAF, which shot down after attacking the airfield at Szombathely.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

21-Oct

HILL, DAVID (1584509) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW194 'N' of No 34 SAAF, which shot down after attacking the airfield at Szombathely.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

21-Oct

MUNDAY, JAMES (2203976) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW194 'N' of No 34 SAAF, which shot down after attacking the airfield at Szombathely.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

21-Oct

PRIDDIN, GEORGE SIDNEY (1584768) age: 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW194 'N' of No 34 SAAF, which shot down after attacking the airfield at Szombathely.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

21-Oct

HARDING, FRANK (1185974) age: 24 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 416 RSU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Oostende New Communal Cemetery

21-Oct

COCHRANE, JACK HALEY (1465677) age: 36 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 416 RSU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Oostende New Communal Cemetery

21-Oct

STUMPH, GLEN JOSEPH (R/198848) age: 21 RCAF

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 6416 SE and was killed by an anti-personnel bomb which was dropped on the dispersal in which he was working.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

21-Oct

GARLICK, FRANK (148676) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst serving as CO of No 116 AMES, when the jeep he was driving skidded on 'black ice' whilst crossing a bridge over a canal.  He was flung into the icy water and drowned before he could be rescued.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

21-Oct

SMART, NEIL (123019) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BE350 of No 74 OTU, which stalled and crashed on the approach to Petah Tiqva.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

21-Oct

WESTON, CECIL ARTHUR (361766) age: 39 RAF

WO

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

21-Oct

SWAIN, JAMES GEORGE (182548) age: 35 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle V, V1762 of the A & AEE, which crashed shortly after take off in the circuit at Sherburn in Elmet on a test flight following installation of new engines.  He is buried in Poulton-le-Fylde New Cemetery

21-Oct

GRIFFITHS, NELLIE (2058307) age: 35 WAAF

LACW

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle V, V1762 of the A & AEE, which crashed shortly after take off in the circuit at Sherburn in Elmet on a test flight following installation of new engines.  She is buried in Nantwich General Cemetery

21-Oct

PARKER, PERCIVAL JAMES (542466) age: Unknown RAF

LAC

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

21-Oct

SCOTT, WALTER EDWARD (1495681) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

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

21-Oct

LOADER, DONALD VALENTINE (646062) age: Unknown RAF

AC1

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

21-Oct

DOWSE, HERBERT RICHARD (1542071) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK and was killed in a fall from a balcony, his death being registered in Knaresborough.  He is buried in Dean's Grange Cemetery

21-Oct

COLGAN, FRANCIS HERBERT (970470) age: 23 RAFVR

AC2

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

21-Oct

PETTMAN, LESLIE WILLIAM GEORGE (1202761) age: 35 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 Sidcup (St John) Churchyard

21-Oct

GOLD, JAMES HENRY (979906) age: 29 RAFVR

Cpl

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

21-Oct

MORTON, JOHN MANSFIELD (1095877) age: 22 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in St Austell.  He is buried in Leicester (Welford Road) Cemetery

21-Oct

POCOCK, CECILIA GEORGINA INNES (2025513) age: 36 WAAF

LACW

She was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, her death being registered in St Austell.  She is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

21-Oct

BRYSON, FRANK RAYNER (1246589) age: 37 RAFVR

LAC

Neither the unit on which he was serving nor the circumstances of his death have yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

22-Oct

JAMES, IEUAN TIMOTHY RICHARD (1650057) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 32 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

22-Oct

COLLETT, ALEXANDER ALBERT (1338398) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, LE849 of No 60 Sqn, which failed to return from a tactical recce sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

22-Oct

LYTTLE, MATTHEW (1900674) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP525 'P' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on marshalling yards at Maribor.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

22-Oct

DAWSON, ALBERT WALTER (1392797) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP525 'P' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on marshalling yards at Maribor.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

22-Oct

BALLS, FRANK PHILIP (137051) age: 33 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP525 'P' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on marshalling yards at Maribor.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

22-Oct

COOK, SYDNEY (153407) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP525 'P' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on marshalling yards at Maribor.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

22-Oct

BISHOP, ALFRED JAMES (1624465) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP525 'P' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on marshalling yards at Maribor.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

22-Oct

LUND, JOHN RAYMOND (329087V) age: 20 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, HB893 of No 112 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie to Ravenna.  He is buried in Forli War Cemetery

22-Oct

VALENTINE, PETER THOMAS (650750) age: Unknown 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

22-Oct

GIBBONS, NOEL JAMES (J/12273) age: 29 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ198 of No 418 Sqn, which was lost on a Day Ranger to Munich.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

22-Oct

BOOMER, KENNETH ARTHUR (C/1220) age: 22 RCAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ198 of No 418 Sqn, which was lost on a Day Ranger to Munich.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

22-Oct

SCOTLAND, ERNEST DOUGLAS (147351) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI PF395 8K-K of No 571 Sqn, which crashed into a rock face near Greenfield in Lancashire following an engine on its return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

22-Oct

SOAN, HUMPHREY RUPERT CRUS(1398223) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI PF395 8K-K of No 571 Sqn, which crashed into a rock face near Greenfield in Lancashire following an engine on its return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

22-Oct

BOCK, EARL WILLIAM (R/203369) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM689 of No 626 Sqn, which was damaged during a raid.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

22-Oct

DOUGLAS, JOHN GEORGE (146139) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MH647 of No 1435 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing near Vorre after being hit by flak.  He is buried in Tirana Park Memorial Cemetery

22-Oct

FROST, KENNETH ERNEST (1239880) age: 22 RAFVR

AC2

He had been serving with No 2795 Sqn RAF Regiment 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

22-Oct

HARTLES, ALFRED ERNEST (1358487) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2809 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

22-Oct

ALLEN, RONALD ALFRED (1333143) age: 23 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 110 MU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

22-Oct

KIGHTLEY, RAYMOND (1622589) age: 20 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving with No 14 PTC and was possibly killed in a V1/V2 attack.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

22-Oct

McCOLGAN, OWEN MARTIN (1698702) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC2

He was serving with No 14 PTC and was possibly killed in a V1/V2 attack.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

22-Oct

WHITAKER, THOMAS WILLIAM (1094813) age: 22 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 14 PTC and was possibly killed in a V1/V2 attack.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

22-Oct

HANDFORD, JAMES FREDERICK (1809275) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 14 PTC and was possibly killed in a V1/V2 attack.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

22-Oct

McBRIAR, EDWIN (1833128) age: 32 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 14 PTC and was possibly killed in a V1/V2 attack.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

22-Oct

SARGEANT, SIDNEY GEORGE (1630544) age: 30 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 14 PTC and was possibly killed in a V1/V2 attack.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

22-Oct

HAMBIDGE, HENRY WILLIAM COLLINGWOOD (1268360) age: 22 RAFVR

AC2

He had been serving with No 151 MU but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Muna.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

22-Oct

BELL, FRANCIS AUBREY (J/39888) age: 33 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL505 'S' of No 1659 HCU, which crashed on Great Carrs above Coniston in the Lake District during a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

22-Oct

JOHNSTON, JOHN ARMSTRONG (C/29783) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL505 'S' of No 1659 HCU, which crashed on Great Carrs above Coniston in the Lake District during a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

22-Oct

WHITLEY, ROBERT NEWTON (J/38243) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL505 'S' of No 1659 HCU, which crashed on Great Carrs above Coniston in the Lake District during a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

22-Oct

PYCHE, HARVEY ELLSWORTH (R/225354) age: 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL505 'S' of No 1659 HCU, which crashed on Great Carrs above Coniston in the Lake District during a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

22-Oct

RIDDOCH, GEORGE (R/259938) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL505 'S' of No 1659 HCU, which crashed on Great Carrs above Coniston in the Lake District during a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

22-Oct

TITT, DONALD FRASER (R/271259) age: 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL505 'S' of No 1659 HCU, which crashed on Great Carrs above Coniston in the Lake District during a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

22-Oct

WHITTINGSTALL, CALVIN GEORGE (R/198207) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL505 'S' of No 1659 HCU, which crashed on Great Carrs above Coniston in the Lake District during a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

22-Oct

FERGUSON, WILLIAM BRISBANE (1826294) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL505 'S' of No 1659 HCU, which crashed on Great Carrs above Coniston in the Lake District during a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in New Monkland (Landward) Cemetery

22-Oct

WEBZELL, GEORGE WILLIAM (185118) age: 31 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW256 of No 1673 HCU, which crashed in an attempted forced landing in a lake.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

22-Oct

DAWES, WALTER WILLIAM RONALD (153373) age: 22 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson V, 11986 of No 31 ANS, which crashed and burnt out on this date.  He is buried in Goderich (Maitland) Cemetery

22-Oct

BALDEN, ROBERT ALEXANDER (1591999) age: 19 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson V, 11986 of No 31 ANS, which crashed and burnt out on this date.  He is buried in Goderich (Maitland) Cemetery

22-Oct

SCOTT, GEORGE (1107245) age: 32 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 512 AMES 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

22-Oct

DAVIES, IVOR JOHN (908308) age: 28 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 72 Wing, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

22-Oct

SNOWLING, HENRY WATSON (633059) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 72 Wing, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

22-Oct

TURNER, RONALD JAMES (1352164) age: 24 RAFVR

LAC

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

22-Oct

O'BRIEN, MAURICE JAMES (1157658) age: 28 RAFVR

Cpl

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

22-Oct

YOKHANA PITHYOU (1006) age: Unknown IL

Sgt

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

22-Oct

BLEAKLEY, FRED (1680748) age: 39 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with the RAF Police (Algiers) and was killed whilst on a motorcycle patrol.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

22-Oct

COOPER, JOHN GERALD (3050246) age: 19 RAFVR

LAC

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

22-Oct

WATSON, ARTHUR (994163) age: 44 RAFVR

AC1

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

22-Oct

CAMERON, CYRIL CHARLES (3225065) age: 19 RAFVR

AC2

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

22-Oct

WELLS, JOHN ERNEST (1439679) age: 34 RAFVR

LAC

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

22-Oct

WILKINSON, PETER TURVEY (1348307) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito, LR559 of No 132 OTU, which flew into Beech Hill House, East Lothian, at night.  He is buried in Haddington (St Martin's) New Burial Ground.

22-Oct

MacPHERSON, IAN (128638) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito, LR559 of No 132 OTU, which flew into Beech Hill House, East Lothian, at night.  He was cremated at Glasgow Crematorium.

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