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Casualties - 29 - 31 October 1944


29-Oct

WONDERS, RONALD REAY (423391) age: 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD326 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bergen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Oct

MINCHIN, VERNON HAROLD (436054) age: 26 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD326 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bergen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Oct

CHALONER, GEORGE (1685320) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD326 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bergen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Oct

FEARNLEY, JACK (1768132) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD326 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bergen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Oct

FOSTER, DENNIS REGINALD (1851274) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD326 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bergen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Oct

KENYON, REDVERS (1865927) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD326 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bergen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Oct

EARLE, HAROLD MURRAY (417821) age: 34 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD326 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bergen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Oct

CARROLL, GEORGE HENRY (614093) age: 25 RAF

LAC

He was serving with No 67 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Oct

CORBETT, JACK WINDSOR (1044029) age: 24 RAFVR

AC2

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

29-Oct

HORROBIN, ERIC (956050) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

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

29-Oct

STUBLEY, EDWIN JOHN (152396) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP244 of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie to Albania.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

29-Oct

THOMPSON, JOHN (642357) age: 23 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP244 of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie to Albania.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

29-Oct

BROWN, ERNEST LOGAN (1494454) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP244 of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie to Albania.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

29-Oct

DONNELLY, AUSTIN (975450) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP244 of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie to Albania.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

29-Oct

COOTE, ALFRED (1894920) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP244 of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie to Albania.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

29-Oct

KNEE, RICHARD CHARLES (1331866) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP244 of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie to Albania.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

29-Oct

MABBS, CHARLES (1685949) age: 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP244 of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie to Albania.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

29-Oct

CHURCH, DAVID CAMPBELL (417992) age: 20 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM271 EM-L of No 207 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Bergen.  He is buried in Bergen (Mollendal) Church Cemetery

29-Oct

McLEAN, JOHN (1566319) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM271 EM-L of No 207 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Bergen.  He is buried in Bergen (Mollendal) Church Cemetery

29-Oct

WHITEHEAD, COLIN (1621003) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM271 EM-L of No 207 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Bergen.  He is buried in Bergen (Mollendal) Church Cemetery

29-Oct

SHATWELL, ARTHUR (1089927) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM271 EM-L of No 207 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Bergen.  He is buried in Bergen (Mollendal) Church Cemetery

29-Oct

SMITH, HENRY GEORGE (1872415) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM271 EM-L of No 207 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Bergen.  He is buried in Bergen (Mollendal) Church Cemetery

29-Oct

TUDDENHAM, RUSSELL JAMES HAMMOND (1319075) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM271 EM-L of No 207 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Bergen.  He is buried in Bergen (Mollendal) Church Cemetery

29-Oct

WALMSLEY, ARTHUR (1090492) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM271 EM-L of No 207 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Bergen.  He is buried in Bergen (Mollendal) Church Cemetery

29-Oct

LEA, HENRY RICKERBY (1113641) age: Unknown 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

29-Oct

BARVIR, RUDOLF  (788414) age: 33 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator I,V, BZ720 of No 311 Sqn, which flew into high ground in severe turbulence at Helmsdale, Sutherland on return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Tain (St Duthus) Cemetery

29-Oct

CERNY, VACLAV  (788373) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator I,V, BZ720 of No 311 Sqn, which flew into high ground in severe turbulence at Helmsdale, Sutherland on return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Tain (St Duthus) Cemetery

29-Oct

KOSTAL, JOSEF  (788476) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator I,V, BZ720 of No 311 Sqn, which flew into high ground in severe turbulence at Helmsdale, Sutherland on return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Tain (St Duthus) Cemetery

29-Oct

STETKA, STEPAN MARKS  (788351) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator I,V, BZ720 of No 311 Sqn, which flew into high ground in severe turbulence at Helmsdale, Sutherland on return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Tain (St Duthus) Cemetery

29-Oct

POLICER, FRANTISEK  (138869) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator I,V, BZ720 of No 311 Sqn, which flew into high ground in severe turbulence at Helmsdale, Sutherland on return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in The Maidenhead Register

29-Oct

KRZEMINSKI, Edmund Franciszek (P.0556) age: 27 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MJ551 'A' of No 317 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an armed recce over Walcheren.  He is buried in Neumansdorp Protestant Cemetery

29-Oct

PLATT, FREDERICK (1479332) age: 31 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 354 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

29-Oct

KINSLER, THOMAS FRANCIS (J/35977) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, P4240 of No 411 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Metelen whilst attacking a train.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

29-Oct

McINTYRE, JOHN (1576770) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND332 JO-S of No 463 Sqn, which came down in the sea as it approached the AP during a raid to Bergen.  He is buried in Bergen (Mollendal) Church Cemetery

29-Oct

LEY, ANDREW THOMAS (425475) age: 24 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND332 JO-S of No 463 Sqn, which came down in the sea as it approached the AP during a raid to Bergen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Oct

KENNY, COLIN JOSEPH (422198) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND332 JO-S of No 463 Sqn, which came down in the sea as it approached the AP during a raid to Bergen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Oct

LANGDON, FRANCIS CHARLES (428720) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND332 JO-S of No 463 Sqn, which came down in the sea as it approached the AP during a raid to Bergen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Oct

BOOTH, ERIC (1056832) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND332 JO-S of No 463 Sqn, which came down in the sea as it approached the AP during a raid to Bergen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Oct

McAINSH, JOHN (1344138) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND332 JO-S of No 463 Sqn, which came down in the sea as it approached the AP during a raid to Bergen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Oct

BOYLE, JOHN JOSEPH (423622) age: 22 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND332 JO-S of No 463 Sqn, which came down in the sea as it approached the AP during a raid to Bergen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Oct

CHURCHER, GERALD LEONARD (163986) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS953 of No 515 Sqn, which was lost on a bomber support sortie to Rechlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Oct

DUSSON, NEVILLE JOHN (133386) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS953 of No 515 Sqn, which was lost on a bomber support sortie to Rechlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Oct

HODGSON, KENNETH (154238) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB630 6O-A of No 582 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against gun positions on Walcheren.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Oct

CROFT, LAWRENCE FURBY (422079) age: 23 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB630 6O-A of No 582 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against gun positions on Walcheren.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Oct

DAWSON, ERIC SIDNEY (82210) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB630 6O-A of No 582 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against gun positions on Walcheren.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Oct

MAHONEY, REX CECIL (1336772) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB630 6O-A of No 582 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against gun positions on Walcheren.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Oct

WITTY, WILFRID THOMAS (1397910) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB630 6O-A of No 582 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against gun positions on Walcheren.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Oct

POCOCK, ROBERT LESLIE (185749) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB630 6O-A of No 582 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against gun positions on Walcheren.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Oct

ROBERTS, WILLIAM JOHN HENRY (1155381) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB630 6O-A of No 582 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against gun positions on Walcheren.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Oct

WILSON, DAVID DESMOND (1573648) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB630 6O-A of No 582 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against gun positions on Walcheren.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Oct

LINDSAY, MICHAEL (617313) age: 23 RAF

Sgt

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

29-Oct

WEBSDALE, JACK (1290048) age: 30 RAFVR

AC1

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

29-Oct

RUDKIN, ALBERT EDWARD (314359) age: Unknown RAF

WO

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 2 Hill Stn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

29-Oct

FARTHING, LLEWELYN GARFIELD (75708) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst serving with No 214 Grp but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

29-Oct

CIESLIK, Stanislaw(P.781660) age: 26 PAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, DE157 of No 25 (P) EFTS, which crashed on a training flight.  He is buried in Hucknall Cemetery

29-Oct

MAXWELL, KENNETH (1568941) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP363 or MF123 of No 77 OTU, which crashed in an emergency landing after a fire broke out in the engine on take off/ was destroyed by fire when a practice bomb fell out whilst parked at Qastina.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

29-Oct

KANE, JAMES (967134) age: 28 RAFVR

AC2

The unit in which he had been serving is currently unknown 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

29-Oct

GOLDSMITH, THEODORE (576580) age: 21 RAF

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

29-Oct

MANSFIELD, FRANCIS WALL STROVER (122761) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z6176 of No RAF Film Unit, which crashed at Coxmoor Golf Club near Mansfield after hitting colliery cables whilst flying in low cloud.  He is buried in Herne Bay Cemetery

29-Oct

BEEDE, ROSEMARY (884420) age: 22 WAAF

Cpl

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

30-Oct

TRAIN, GORDON DENNIS (1108313) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving with No 45 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Muna.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

30-Oct

NEWSOME, KENNETH (1111796) age: 29 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

30-Oct

POTTS, JOSEPH (658783) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIX, MM628 VY-V of No 85 Sqn, which came down at Barchem in Holland during a bomber support sortie.  He is buried in Laren (Barchem) General Cemetery

30-Oct

COPP, PETER FREDERICK JOHN (1600555) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIX, MM628 VY-V of No 85 Sqn, which came down at Barchem in Holland during a bomber support sortie.  He is buried in Laren (Barchem) General Cemetery

30-Oct

FOSSE, G() age: 

Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, NH479 of No 127 Sqn, which was shot down near Dordrecht by ground fire during an armed recce.  He is buried in

30-Oct

CHINNERY, BRUCE CHARLES (J/91127) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LL615 of No 158 Sqn, when incendiaries from another aircraft hit the front of the aircraft during a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Elgin New Cemetery

30-Oct

MacLELLAN, ERNEST HUGH (119575) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Mustang III, HB894 or HB932 of No 213 Sqn, which was abandoned near the Tremiti Islands whilst flying in cloud/shot down by flak near Liplian.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

30-Oct

RORVIK, R (542700V) age: Unknown SAAF

Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Mustang III, HB894 or HB932 of No 213 Sqn, which was abandoned near the Tremiti Islands whilst flying in cloud/shot down by flak near Liplian.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

30-Oct

PALLETT, HAMMOND GEOFFREY (1399270) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, KH437 of No 249 Sqn, which was last seen flying into cloud over Yugoslavia.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

30-Oct

CAMUS, J () age: 

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, PT673 'X' of No 329 Sqn, which was shot down by fire from the flak ship it was attacking during an armed recce to Walcheren.  

30-Oct

ST. JOHN, ANTHONY GARWYTH (404472) age: 30 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ640 AZ-U of No 627 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during a marking sortie on gun positions on Walcheren.  He is buried in Oostende New Communal Cemetery

30-Oct

DICK, LA VERNE JOHN (J/17187) age: 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ640 AZ-U of No 627 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during a marking sortie on gun positions on Walcheren.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Oct

SOUTHERTON, CHARLES WALTER (1256822) age: Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

He had been serving with No 684 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

30-Oct

LOVATT, JOSEPH (1486192) age: 23 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst serving with No 2809 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, however his death was registered at Swindon.  He is buried in Deighton Methodist Chapelyard and Extension

30-Oct

WHISTON, PERCY (941158) 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

30-Oct

NIXON, THOMAS SIMPSON (2214130) age: 39 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed when Halifax V, LL226 of No 1667 HCU crashed into a bungalow when it overshot a landing at Sandtoft having returned early from a night cross country with an engine failure.  He may have been in the aircraft or cycling pass the bungalow at the time.  He is buried in Carlisle (Stanwix) Cemetery

30-Oct

LINKLATER, LLEWELLYN WILLIAM (428723) age: 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL226 of No 1667 HCU, which crashed into a bungalow when it overshot a landing at Sandtoft having returned early from a night cross country with an engine failure.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

30-Oct

TALBOT, DENIS GEORGE (1852473) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC649 of No 21 OTU, which crashed out of control near Stow-on-the-Wolds in Gloucester as it descended through cloud on a night cross-country.  He is buried in Bournemouth East Cemetery

30-Oct

ALLAN, JOHN STANLEY (1524157) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC649 of No 21 OTU, which crashed out of control near Stow-on-the-Wolds in Gloucester as it descended through cloud on a night cross-country.  He is buried in Durham (St Oswald's) Burial Ground

30-Oct

FINLAYSON, WILLIAM PETER COBBAW (164363) age: 33 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC649 of No 21 OTU, which crashed out of control near Stow-on-the-Wolds in Gloucester as it descended through cloud on a night cross-country.  He is buried in Glasgow (Eastwood) Cemetery

30-Oct

SINCLAIR, ROBERT MORTON (1565049) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC649 of No 21 OTU, which crashed out of control near Stow-on-the-Wolds in Gloucester as it descended through cloud on a night cross-country.  He is buried in Kirkcaldy (Bennochy) Cemetery

30-Oct

PRATT, DENNIS (1598625) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC649 of No 21 OTU, which crashed out of control near Stow-on-the-Wolds in Gloucester as it descended through cloud on a night cross-country.  He is buried in Leeds (Hunslet New) Cemetery

30-Oct

PLUNKETT, WILLIAM HENRY (1594267) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC649 of No 21 OTU, which crashed out of control near Stow-on-the-Wolds in Gloucester as it descended through cloud on a night cross-country.  He is buried in Middlesbrough (Thorntree) Roman Catholic Cemetery

30-Oct

MORAN, LAURENCE DOMINIC (437436) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC649 of No 21 OTU, which crashed out of control near Stow-on-the-Wolds in Gloucester as it descended through cloud on a night cross-country.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

30-Oct

GODDING, DONALD FRANK (1813552) age: 19 RAFVR

AC2

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford I, R5999 of No 23 SFTS, which crashed at Sauerdale in Southern Rhodesia.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery

30-Oct

WALLBANK, FREDERICK ALAN (1685250) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford I, R5999 of No 23 SFTS, which crashed at Sauerdale in Southern Rhodesia.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery

30-Oct

BOYLAN, SIDNEY (1499126) age: 27 RAFVR

AC2

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

30-Oct

FOSTER, LESLIE ALFRED (1265268) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC1

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

30-Oct

JOLY, EDWIN SIDNEY (157859) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, LE629 of the SLAIS (India), which crashed near Petabar, Madras after hitting a tree during a low level navigation exercise.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

31-Oct

WATERS, VICTOR ALEXANDER (1605509) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt II, HD264 of No 30 Sqn, which failed to get airborne.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

31-Oct

ROGERS, JACK (567816) age: 26 RAF

Cpl

He had been serving with No 62 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

31-Oct

McLEAN, ALEXANDER GEORGE (171284) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD269 WP-Q of No 90 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bottrop.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

31-Oct

WARD, JOHN (42698) age: 23 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD269 WP-Q of No 90 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bottrop.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

31-Oct

ADAMS, DAVID (1345972) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD269 WP-Q of No 90 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bottrop.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

31-Oct

ALLEN, JOHN GUY (183343) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD269 WP-Q of No 90 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bottrop.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

31-Oct

CAMPBELL, SYDNEY (179864) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD269 WP-Q of No 90 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bottrop.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

31-Oct

DARLOW, CECIL GEOFFREY NIGEL (1877735) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD269 WP-Q of No 90 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bottrop.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

31-Oct

TURNER, JOSEPH (1869208) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD269 WP-Q of No 90 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bottrop.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

31-Oct

FOSKETT, RUSSEL GEORGE OBE, DFC (402652) age: 27 RAAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, ER489 of No 94 Sqn, which came down in the sea on its return from a strafing sortie following an engine failure.  His body was recovered by the RN and he was buries at sea.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

31-Oct

KING, KENNETH HENRY (149202) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XX, KB199 M5-A of No 128 Sqn, which was lost on raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

31-Oct

BIRCH, CHARLES FREDERICK (940696) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

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

31-Oct

GREIG, WILLIAM MCQUEEN (947597) age: 36 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving with No 243 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

31-Oct

REID, EDWARD FORBES (427044) age: 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB567 AR-V of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

31-Oct

MARSHALL, MERVYN (427527) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB567 AR-V of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Oct

ROYES, ROBERT HENRY (434018) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB567 AR-V of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Oct

EMERY, ARTHUR FRANCIS (424263) age: 18 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB567 AR-V of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Oct

HALEY, JOHN (1127618) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB567 AR-V of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Oct

FLORY, MAXWELL ALFRED (422943) age: 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB567 AR-V of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Oct

COLEY, RAYMOND CHARLES (1895090) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB567 AR-V of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Oct

DUFF, ROBERT (1372916) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 460 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Caistor.  He is buried in Markinch (St Drostan's) Cemetery

31-Oct

CRAVEN, ARNOLD JOHN (126815) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ386 of No 605 Sqn, which failed to return from a Day Ranger to the Tutow area.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

31-Oct

WOODARD, LEONARD WILLIAM (1801629) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ386 of No 605 Sqn, which failed to return from a Day Ranger to the Tutow area.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

31-Oct

SHACKMAN, LAWRENCE (78858) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, MM181 of No 692 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

31-Oct

McGLYNN, ALPHONSUS BEDE (1100822) age: 33 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, MM181 of No 692 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

31-Oct

ENTWISLE, WILLIAM (1476387) age: 33 RAFVR

WO

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIX, TA411 of No 1 OADU, which was reported missing on ferry flight between UK and Rabat.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Oct

DEAN, JOHN ANTHONY (169715) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIX, TA411 of No 1 OADU, which was reported missing on ferry flight between UK and Rabat.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Oct

THOMAS, COLIN WILLIAM (153918) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV491 of No 19 SAAF, which ditched in the sea after being damaged by flak.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

31-Oct

HAMPSHIRE, ALLAN FREDERICK (427446) age: 20 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Proctor II, LZ629 of No 2 RS, which collided with Tiger Moth II, N9408 of No 29 EFTS causing the wing of the Proctor to break off, crashing near Devizes.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

31-Oct

BEST, SEPTIMUS MARK (1595801) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Proctor II, LZ629 of No 2 RS, which collided with Tiger Moth II, N9408 of No 29 EFTS causing the wing of the Proctor to break off, crashing near Devizes.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (Byker and Heaton) Cemetery

31-Oct

DUNFORD, JOHN REGINALD (1388781) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Proctor II, LZ629 of No 2 RS, which collided with Tiger Moth II, N9408 of No 29 EFTS causing the wing of the Proctor to break off, crashing near Devizes.  He is buried in Surbiton Cemetery

31-Oct

CROWLEY, GEORGE REX BUSTEED (181192) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He possibly died from injuries sustained on 28 Oct 1944 whilst flying in Marauder III, HD671 of No 3 FU, which flew into high ground on take off from Bilbeis in fog.  He is buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery

31-Oct

DYE, LEONARD CHARLES (961615) age: 24 RAFVR

AC2

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

31-Oct

BARRACLOUGH, LEONARD (1104245) age: 31 RAFVR

AC2

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

31-Oct

HODGSON, WILLIAM (1066939) age: 28 RAFVR

AC1

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

31-Oct

CAVE, EDWARD COLIN (1287682) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC1

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

31-Oct

TOPPING, ALBERT JAMES (252571) age: 44 RAF

Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died in the County Hospital, Bangor from pulmonary oedema due to malignant hypertension.  He is buried in Eccleston (Christ Church) Churchyard.

31-Oct

CADEY, FREDERICK RICHARD (2245611) age: 28 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Cuckfield.  He is buried in Burgess Hill (St John) Churchyard Extension

31-Oct

GAYFORD, ALFRED WILLIAM (154954) age: 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

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

31-Oct

EVANS, DAVID ARTHUR (1270537) age: 25 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 East Wickham (St  Michael) Churchyard

31-Oct

HOLT, BLAKE (1306958) age: 31 RAFVR

Sgt

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

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