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Casualties - 14 - 16 November 1944


14-Nov

MILLARD, CHARLES WILLIAM ROY (1466020) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK844 MH-M of No 51 Sqn, which broke up in the air over Tingley near Leeds after control was lost whilst flying in low cloud and rain during a training flight.  He is buried in Bishop's Stortford Old Cemetery

14-Nov

PAYTON, ALFRED WILLIAM (1869457) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK844 MH-M of No 51 Sqn, which broke up in the air over Tingley near Leeds after control was lost whilst flying in low cloud and rain during a training flight.  He is buried in Ely Cemetery

14-Nov

KENDRICK, WILLIAM PATRICK (3031120) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK844 MH-M of No 51 Sqn, which broke up in the air over Tingley near Leeds after control was lost whilst flying in low cloud and rain during a training flight.  He is buried in Morden Cemetery

14-Nov

SPRAGG, VICTOR THOMAS (1604485) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK844 MH-M of No 51 Sqn, which broke up in the air over Tingley near Leeds after control was lost whilst flying in low cloud and rain during a training flight.  He is buried in Mortlake Cemetery

14-Nov

SAINES, KENNETH ERNEST DOUGLAS (1802077) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK844 MH-M of No 51 Sqn, which broke up in the air over Tingley near Leeds after control was lost whilst flying in low cloud and rain during a training flight.  He is buried in Selby Cemetery

14-Nov

HILL, JOHN (1590143) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK844 MH-M of No 51 Sqn, which broke up in the air over Tingley near Leeds after control was lost whilst flying in low cloud and rain during a training flight.  He is buried in Swinefleet Cemetery

14-Nov

SIMPSON, ALEXANDER FARQUHARSON (1551166) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK844 MH-M of No 51 Sqn, which broke up in the air over Tingley near Leeds after control was lost whilst flying in low cloud and rain during a training flight.  He was cremated at Edinburgh (Warriston) Crematorium

14-Nov

AITKEN, T N USN() age: 

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVII, HK289 of No 68 Sqn, which was shot down in error by friendly AA fire off Lowestoft during a Diver (anti V-1) patrol.  He is buried in

14-Nov

BLACK, J F USN() age: 

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVII, HK289 of No 68 Sqn, which was shot down in error by friendly AA fire off Lowestoft during a Diver (anti V-1) patrol.  He is buried in

14-Nov

WEEKS, GEORGE VICTOR (422034) age: 30 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF396 of No 172 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Portrush possibly due to a fire in the fuselage.  He is buried in Drumachose (Christ Church) Church of Ireland Churchyard

14-Nov

HALL, HERBERT (1084150) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF396 of No 172 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Portrush possibly due to a fire in the fuselage.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Nov

JERRARD, RAYMOND DANIEL (1320341) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF396 of No 172 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Portrush possibly due to a fire in the fuselage.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Nov

BAXTER, JOHN ROBERT (188172) age: 25 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF396 of No 172 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Portrush possibly due to a fire in the fuselage.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Nov

PIKE, WILLIAM BARLE(798695) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF396 of No 172 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Portrush possibly due to a fire in the fuselage.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Nov

LAWRENCE, JAMES GOUDIE(425523) age: 21 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF396 of No 172 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Portrush possibly due to a fire in the fuselage.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Nov

HAYES, PATRICK HENRY (1336730) age: 23 RAFVR

AC1

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

14-Nov

BIDDISS, RONALD HERBERT (1603210) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL584 of No 216 Sqn, which flew into high ground and Autun in France en-route to the UK.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

14-Nov

SMITH, WILLIAM DAVID (567791) age: 26 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL584 of No 216 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Autun in France en-route to the UK.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

14-Nov

TUCKER, FRANK HENRY GEORGE(921278) age: 34 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL584 of No 216 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Autun in France en-route to the UK.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

14-Nov

McDONALD, ERNEST HECTOR (MAC) CBE(35180) age: 44 RAFVR

Gp Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL584 of No 216 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Autun in France en-route to the UK.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

14-Nov

BOUCHIER, HARRY STANGER (67189) age: 41 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL584 of No 144 MU of No 216 Sqn, which flew into high ground and Autun in France en-route to the UK.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

14-Nov

DAWSON, GRAHAME GEORGE CB, CBE () age: 48 RAF

AVM

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL584 of No 144 MU of No 216 Sqn, which flew into high ground and Autun in France en-route to the UK.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

14-Nov

WYNNE-EYTON, CHARLES SANDFORD DSO, DFC(9186) age: 56 RAF

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL584 of No 144 MU of No 216 Sqn, which flew into high ground and Autun in France en-route to the UK.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

14-Nov

MENTIPLY, JAMES CARMICHAEL (178715) age: 30 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL584 of No 144 MU of No 216 Sqn, which flew into high ground and Autun in France en-route to the UK.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

14-Nov

GREENWOOD, ASHTON LESLIE(153831) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW308 'A' of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Nov

BLACKDEN, WALTER ANTHONY SETON (86432) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW308 'A' of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Nov

STRATTON, FRANCIS JONATHAN (109341) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW308 'A' of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Nov

ELLEY, JOSEPH EDMUND (641076) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW308 'A' of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Nov

DIACK, ALEXANDER (1568528) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW308 'A' of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Nov

McCONAGHY, CHARLES HENRY (188107) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW308 'A' of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Nov

WEEKES, LESLIE JOHN (640322) age: 25 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW308 'A' of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Nov

LACKEY, ARTHUR (1595733) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW308 'A' of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Nov

LIGGINS, KENNETH JOHN (1581121) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW308 'A' of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Nov

MARTIN, PETER CHARLES (1867686) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW308 'A' of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Nov

RICE, JOHN DUNBAR (1354019) age: 25 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK962 'C' of No 517 Sqn, which was lost whilst waiting for weather conditions to improve in order to land at Brawdy.  He is buried in Glasgow (Riddrie Park) Cemetery

14-Nov

MULLIGAN, DAVID THOMAS (1895472) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK962 'C' of No 517 Sqn, which was lost whilst waiting for weather conditions to improve in order to land at Brawdy.  He is buried in Hornchurch Cemetery

14-Nov

JONES, WILLIAM HYWELL ANTHONY (139316) age: 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK962 'C' of No 517 Sqn, which was lost whilst waiting for weather conditions to improve in order to land at Brawdy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Nov

DODSWORTH, RONALD HERBERT (130114) age: 32 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK962 'C' of No 517 Sqn, which was lost whilst waiting for weather conditions to improve in order to land at Brawdy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Nov

STEWART, FREDERICK CHARLES WILLIAM (141011) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK962 'C' of No 517 Sqn, which was lost whilst waiting for weather conditions to improve in order to land at Brawdy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Nov

MASON, ROBERT BERNARD (1893905) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK962 'C' of No 517 Sqn, which was lost whilst waiting for weather conditions to improve in order to land at Brawdy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Nov

BRUTON, ERNEST SIDNEY (1307389) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK962 'C' of No 517 Sqn, which was lost whilst waiting for weather conditions to improve in order to land at Brawdy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Nov

POOLE, ERIC (1433335) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK962 'C' of No 517 Sqn, which was lost whilst waiting for weather conditions to improve in order to land at Brawdy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Nov

COATHUP, LESLIE SELKIRK (1523138) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

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

14-Nov

BROWN, JAMES(993641) age: 31 RAFVR

LAC

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

14-Nov

CLEVES, STANLEY IRWIN (1071426) age: Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

He had been serving with No 307 AMES but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Muna.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

14-Nov

HANKS, GERALD AUSTIN (1600956) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst serving with No 4 FU but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Salerno War Cemetery

14-Nov

PEARSON, JOHN LEONARD (1462173) age: 23 RAFVR

AC2

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

14-Nov

LEIGH-MALLORY, Sir TRAFFORD LEIGH () age: 52 RAF

ACM

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW126 of No Metropolitan Communications Sqn, which was lost in the Alps near Grenoble, 250 miles off track, whilst transporting him to take up command of ACSEA.  He is buried in Allemont (Le Rivier) Communal Cemetery

14-Nov

BURGESS, JOHN ELLIS MORTON (523400) age: Unknown RAF

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW126 of No Metropolitan Communications Sqn, which was lost in the Alps near Grenoble, 250 miles off track, whilst transporting ACM Leigh Mallory to take up command of ACSEA.  He is buried in Allemont (Le Rivier) Communal Cemetery

14-Nov

ENSER, ALFRED JOHN (169052) age: 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW126 of No Metropolitan Communications Sqn, which was lost in the Alps near Grenoble, 250 miles off track, whilst transporting ACM Leigh Mallory to take up command of ACSEA.  He is buried in Allemont (Le Rivier) Communal Cemetery

14-Nov

CASEY, JOHN AUSTRAL (403555) age: 29 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW126 of No Metropolitan Communications Sqn, which was lost in the Alps near Grenoble, 250 miles off track, whilst transporting ACM Leigh Mallory to take up command of ACSEA.  He is buried in Allemont (Le Rivier) Communal Cemetery

14-Nov

CHINN, PETER (107984) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW126 of No Metropolitan Communications Sqn, which was lost in the Alps near Grenoble, 250 miles off track, whilst transporting ACM Leigh Mallory to take up command of ACSEA.  He is buried in Allemont (Le Rivier) Communal Cemetery

14-Nov

MOORING, KEITH ALAN (126892) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW126 of No Metropolitan Communications Sqn, which was lost in the Alps near Grenoble, 250 miles off track, whilst transporting ACM Leigh Mallory to take up command of ACSEA.  He is buried in Allemont (Le Rivier) Communal Cemetery

14-Nov

BURNETT, JOHN CHALMERS (967906) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW126 of No Metropolitan Communications Sqn, which was lost in the Alps near Grenoble, 250 miles off track, whilst transporting ACM Leigh Mallory to take up command of ACSEA.  He is buried in Allemont (Le Rivier) Communal Cemetery

14-Nov

CHANDLER, HAROLD JOHN (1618502) age: 42 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW126 of No Metropolitan Communications Sqn, which was lost in the Alps near Grenoble, 250 miles off track, whilst transporting ACM Leigh Mallory to take up command of ACSEA.  He is buried in Allemont (Le Rivier) Communal Cemetery

14-Nov

LANCASTER, CHARLES GORDON DRAKE(75989) age: 32 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW126 of No Metropolitan Communications Sqn, which was lost in the Alps near Grenoble, 250 miles off track, whilst transporting ACM Leigh Mallory to take up command of ACSEA.  He is buried in Allemont (Le Rivier) Communal Cemetery

14-Nov

LEIGH-MALLORY, Lady DOROTHY() age: 52

 

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW126 of No Metropolitan Communications Sqn, which was lost in the Alps near Grenoble, 250 miles off track, whilst transporting ACM Leigh Mallory to take up command of ACSEA.  He is buried in Allemont (Le Rivier) Communal Cemetery

14-Nov

JOHNSON, ERNEST ARTHUR (646198) age: 28 RAF

LAC

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

14-Nov

WOODFORD, LESLIE FRANK (1331389) age: 32 RAFVR

Cpl

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 St Pancras Cemetery

14-Nov

BUTCHER, DAVID COWAN (986513) age: 30 RAFVR

Cpl

He had probably been discharged from or invalided out of the RAF, as he died at 7 Elba Street in Ayr from Pulmonary Tuberculosis and his occupation was given as Carting Contractor's Clerk.  He is buried in Ayr Cemetery, Ayrshire

14-Nov

COLQUHOUN, ROBERT (1517308) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, R1906 of No 10 FIS, which spun into the ground off  a turn near Woodley.  He is buried in Middlesbrough (Acklam) Cemetery.

14-Nov

SYRETT, JOHN FREDERICK (910098) age: 25 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Staines.  He was buried in/or cremated at Hendon Cemetery and Crematorium

14-Nov

SNOWDEN, DAVID JOHN (1528122) age: 22 RAFVR

AC1

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

15-Nov

PAGE, LOUIS HENRY (1583358) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN798 of No 37 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Tortorella after becoming uncontrollable during an air test.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

15-Nov

DUNCAN, WILLIAM JACK (672271) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN798 of No 37 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Tortorella after becoming uncontrollable during an air test.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

15-Nov

GOLSBY-SMITH, MAXWELL FREDERICK (421724) age: 22 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN798 of No 37 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Tortorella after becoming uncontrollable during an air test.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

15-Nov

STICKLAND, RONALD STUART (430523) age: 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK595 KO-A of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Nov

O'SULLIVAN, ROBERT JOHN (415910) age: 24 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK595 KO-A of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Nov

DAWSON, GORDON FORBES (J/89896) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK595 KO-A of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Nov

SAMPSON, GRAHAM MORTIMER (1608556) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK595 KO-A of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Nov

MULLETT, PETER DEREK (153056) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK595 KO-A of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Nov

COLLINSON, BERNARD (1549496) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK595 KO-A of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Nov

GRIBBLE, ARTHUR HORACE(1397763) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK595 KO-A of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Nov

BURROWS, FELIX MILTON (427230) age: 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK595 KO-A of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Nov

CASTLE, HUGH WILFRED (122360) age: 30 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK595 KO-A of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Nov

DOWSE, CHARLES DOUGLAS (153656) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN706 KO-B of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Nov

POWNER, JAMES HENRY (153204) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN706 KO-B of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Nov

DUNFORD, JOSEPH REGINALD (J/38266) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN706 KO-B of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Nov

DAVIDSON, JOHN WILLIAM (J/26633) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN706 KO-B of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Nov

CRAYSTON, KERRY MILTON (J/95218) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN706 KO-B of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Nov

PAGE, DONALD NELSON (J/95462) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN706 KO-B of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Nov

GILLIBRAND, ARTHUR DOUGLAS WARD (572714) age: 23 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN706 KO-B of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Nov

CONWAY, KENNETH DAVID (1877184) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed or died of wounds sustained whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW288 of No 206 Sqn, which was severely damaged by flak from a U-boat it attacked.  He is buried in Hoddesdon Cemetery

15-Nov

MEZIC, RAD (791618) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst serving with No 351 Sqn but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

15-Nov

McINNES, CLINTON (416511) age: 22 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, NH364 of No 485 Sqn, which crashed into Swansea Bay whilst executing a slow roll at low altitude.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Nov

DION, JOSEPH JACQUES LOUIS (R/146964) age: 24 RCAF

Sgt

He was serving with No 1659 HCU and was killed when he walked into a revolving propeller at Keevil.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

15-Nov

BERG, GILBERT LOUIS OSCAR (J/37812) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL137 ZU-L of No 1664 HCU, which collided with Halifax II, JP201 of No 1666 HCU over Devon during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

15-Nov

BOSS, NORMAN HOLMES (J/23705) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL137 ZU-L of No 1664 HCU, which collided with Halifax II, JP201 of No 1666 HCU over Devon during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

15-Nov

GARVIE, ROBERT LESLIE(J/8362) age: 27 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL137 ZU-L of No 1664 HCU, which collided with Halifax II, JP201 of No 1666 HCU over Devon during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

15-Nov

ANDERSON, NEVILLE JOSEPH (R/193213) age: 22 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL137 ZU-L of No 1664 HCU, which collided with Halifax II, JP201 of No 1666 HCU over Devon during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

15-Nov

ARMSTRONG, JACK EDWARD (R/202580) age: 23 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL137 ZU-L of No 1664 HCU, which collided with Halifax II, JP201 of No 1666 HCU over Devon during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

15-Nov

GAMBORSKI, JOHN (R/149180) age: 24 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL137 ZU-L of No 1664 HCU, which collided with Halifax II, JP201 of No 1666 HCU over Devon during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

15-Nov

HIGGINS, GERALD FREDERICK (R/121488) age: 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL137 ZU-L of No 1664 HCU, which collided with Halifax II, JP201 of No 1666 HCU over Devon during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

15-Nov

PRIDHAM, ERNEST JAMES (R/274918) age: 18 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL137 ZU-L of No 1664 HCU, which collided with Halifax II, JP201 of No 1666 HCU over Devon during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

15-Nov

O'CONNOR, IAN (29520) age: 28 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP201 QY-X of No 1666 HCU, which collided with Halifax V, LL137 of No 1664 HCU over Devon during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

15-Nov

SHERWIN, JOHN EDWARD LOOS (1583794) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP201 QY-X of No 1666 HCU, which collided with Halifax V, LL137 of No 1664 HCU over Devon during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

15-Nov

STRAITON, PETER (1825366) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP201 QY-X of No 1666 HCU, which collided with Halifax V, LL137 of No 1664 HCU over Devon during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Blairgowrie Cemetery

15-Nov

ACKCRAL, ALFRED EDWIN (1595296) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP201 QY-X of No 1666 HCU, which collided with Halifax V, LL137 of No 1664 HCU over Devon during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Redcar Cemetery

15-Nov

SAUNDERS, BERTRAM ERIC (943666) age: 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP201 QY-X of No 1666 HCU, which collided with Halifax V, LL137 of No 1664 HCU over Devon during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Streatham Park Cemetery

15-Nov

AMBLER, JACK (201457) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson V, 11659 of No 2 ANS, which crashed into the Atlantic off Cape Egmont during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Sherwood Cemetery

15-Nov

HAWKES, ALBERT WILLIAM (200672) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson V, 11659 of No 2 ANS, which crashed into the Atlantic off Cape Egmont during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Sherwood Cemetery

15-Nov

BUTTERWORTH, JOHN CAMPBELL (141605) age: 37 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 3 CMU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

15-Nov

KINSMAN, JOHN EDWIN ALBERT (1604808) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, BD881 of No 3 RFU, which crashed near Bakori after hitting a mound during a low flying exercise.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery

15-Nov

MACAULAY, IAIN ROY (153538) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HP906 of No 8 OTU, which failed to return from a high altitude photo recce exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Nov

THOMSON, JOHN ALEC (206916) age: 21 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HP906 of No 8 OTU, which failed to return from a high altitude photo recce exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Nov

WAINWRIGHT, FREDERICK WILLIAM (963961) age: Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

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

15-Nov

HENNAH, HAROLD SPOTSWOOD(74520) age: 53 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Brighton.  He was cremated at Brighton (Woodvale) Borough Crematorium

15-Nov

HARRIS, WILLIAM GEORGE(1154465) age: 27 RAFVR

Cpl

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

15-Nov

SILK, NORMAN BENNISON (41136) age: 26 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was serving at RAF Hartlebury but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, however, he probably died in the RAF Hospital at Cosford as his death was registered in Wenlock.  He was cremated at Cambridge Crematorium.

16-Nov

STEVENSON, CHARLES (429216) age: 23 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB137 LS-U of No 15 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heinsburg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

16-Nov

SANDERS, FREDERICK GEORGE(428796) age: 22 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB137 LS-U of No 15 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heinsburg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

16-Nov

BOOTH, ALFRED STANLEY (1801950) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB137 LS-U of No 15 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heinsburg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

16-Nov

HEARN, DOUGLAS CHARLES NORMAN (1471160) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB137 LS-U of No 15 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heinsburg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

16-Nov

BATE, HOWARD JOSEPH (1584852) age: 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB137 LS-U of No 15 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heinsburg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

16-Nov

CLAYTON, HENRY (1133484) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB137 LS-U of No 15 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heinsburg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

16-Nov

FRANKLIN, JAMES JOSEPH (1313274) age:  RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB137 LS-U of No 15 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heinsburg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

16-Nov

McDOWALL, IAN ALEXANDER(1556367) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, KW416 of No 27 Sqn, which was shot down in error by P-38s of the 459th Fighter Sqn USAAF.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

16-Nov

COOPER, STANLEY JAMES (956082) age: 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, KW416 of No 27 Sqn, which was shot down in error by P-38s of the 459th Fighter Sqn USAAF.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

16-Nov

GOSDEN, ALBERT SIDNEY (1396920) age: 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 37 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

16-Nov

PARKER, FREDERICK GEORGE MALCOLM (1603689) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Spitfire IX, MA743/MJ743 of No 73 Sqn, which are both listed as overturning on landing at Canne.  He is buried in Moro River Canadian War Cemetery

16-Nov

WENDES, ROBERT JOHN (1380740) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IX, ML907 of No 109 Sqn, which stalled and spun into the ground whilst attempting an SBA in bad visibility on its return from a raid to Julich.  He is buried in Carisbrooke Cemetery

16-Nov

GARCIA-WEBB, JOSEPH (1280538) age: 28 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IX, ML907 of No 109 Sqn, which stalled and spun into the ground whilst attempting an SBA in bad visibility on its return from a raid to Julich.  He is buried in Willesden Jewish Cemetery

16-Nov

RONEY, JACQUES WILLIAM JAMES (156137) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He possibly died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Mustang III, FB246 of No 112 Sqn, which slid into Marauders, HD436 and HD451 during a belly landing at Iesi.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery

16-Nov

LEAMAN, JOSEPH EDMUND (R/201700) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB648 AS-B of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Allied lines during a raid to Duren.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

16-Nov

COLES, EDWARD THOMAS (J/35865) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB648 AS-B of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Allied lines during a raid to Duren.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

16-Nov

FARROW, KENNETH DOUGLAS (J/39321) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB648 AS-B of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Allied lines during a raid to Duren.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

16-Nov

CARROLL, RALPH WILLIAM (R/176957) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB648 AS-B of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Allied lines during a raid to Duren.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

16-Nov

ORME, DAVID COOK(1836099) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB648 AS-B of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Allied lines during a raid to Duren.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

16-Nov

SCHNAUFER, RALPH ROBERT HENRY (R/213416) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB648 AS-B of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Allied lines during a raid to Duren.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

16-Nov

SMITH, NEIL LAURETZ (R/267154) age: 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB648 AS-B of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Allied lines during a raid to Duren.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

16-Nov

ANDERSON, JOHN GRAHAM (421344) age: 32 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF979 EM-B of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duren.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

16-Nov

CLARK, JOSEPH NORMAN (415076) age: 24 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF979 EM-B of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duren.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

16-Nov

ECCLESTON, STANLEY (1684843) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF979 EM-B of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duren.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

16-Nov

WRIGHT, THOMAS LESLIE(1678692) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF979 EM-B of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duren.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

16-Nov

RUSSELL, PHILIP CHARLES (842512) age: 42 AuxAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF979 EM-B of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duren.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

16-Nov

McILVENEY, JAMES GERALD (1821827) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF979 EM-B of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duren.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

16-Nov

RUSHWORTH, JAMES DONALD (1399814) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF979 EM-B of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duren.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

16-Nov

FLETCHER, MALCOLM DENNIS (1339931) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX266 of No 210 Sqn, which flew into the sea off Brora in Sutherland whilst flying in bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Nov

JONES, CYRIL LESLIE(1850023) age: 19 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX266 of No 210 Sqn, which flew into the sea off Brora in Sutherland whilst flying in bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Nov

BAV, FREDERICK EDWIN (1800959) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX266 of No 210 Sqn, which flew into the sea off Brora in Sutherland whilst flying in bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Nov

CARMAN, CYRIL (1520948) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX266 of No 210 Sqn, which flew into the sea off Brora in Sutherland whilst flying in bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Nov

GREEDY, STANLEY JAMES (1853693) age: 36 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX266 of No 210 Sqn, which flew into the sea off Brora in Sutherland whilst flying in bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Nov

BOYCE, ALBERT GERALD (1101201) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX266 of No 210 Sqn, which flew into the sea off Brora in Sutherland whilst flying in bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Nov

WILLIAMS, OWAIN CHRISTOPHER BRENIN (931092) age: 27 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX266 of No 210 Sqn, which flew into the sea off Brora in Sutherland whilst flying in bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Nov

CHADBOURN, FRANK (577807) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX266 of No 210 Sqn, which flew into the sea off Brora in Sutherland whilst flying in bad weather.  He is buried in Tain (St Duthus) Cemetery

16-Nov

BRYANT, GRAHAME JOHN DEVENEY (103501) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX266 of No 210 Sqn, which flew into the sea off Brora in Sutherland whilst flying in bad weather.  He was cremated at Charing (Kent County) Crematorium

16-Nov

LEITCH, ARCHIBALD HAVILL (J/44328) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress III, HB787 of No 214 Sqn, which crashed and burnt out at Twyford as it attempted to land at Oulton on its return from a bomber support sortie.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

16-Nov

MOONEY, RICHARD EDMOND (R/261225) age: Unknown RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress III, HB787 of No 214 Sqn, which crashed and burnt out at Twyford as it attempted to land at Oulton on its return from a bomber support sortie.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

16-Nov

ARMSTRONG, ERNEST ROBERT (427084) age: 20 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress III, HB787 of No 214 Sqn, which crashed and burnt out at Twyford as it attempted to land at Oulton on its return from a bomber support sortie.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Nov

ASHWORTH, COLIN JAMES (427492) age: 22 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress III, HB787 of No 214 Sqn, which crashed and burnt out at Twyford as it attempted to land at Oulton on its return from a bomber support sortie.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Nov

McCORMACK, TERENCE FRANCIS (429183) age: 24 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress III, HB787 of No 214 Sqn, which crashed and burnt out at Twyford as it attempted to land at Oulton on its return from a bomber support sortie.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Nov

McLAREN, WILLIAM ALISTAIR (1672260) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress III, HB787 of No 214 Sqn, which crashed and burnt out at Twyford as it attempted to land at Oulton on its return from a bomber support sortie.  He is buried in Caputh Cemetery

16-Nov

OGILVIE, CHARLES GORDON MACKAY (621667) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress III, HB787 of No 214 Sqn, which crashed and burnt out at Twyford as it attempted to land at Oulton on its return from a bomber support sortie.  He is buried in Cawston Cemetery

16-Nov

HISLOP, GILBERT LESLIE(1594952) age: 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress III, HB787 of No 214 Sqn, which crashed and burnt out at Twyford as it attempted to land at Oulton on its return from a bomber support sortie.  He is buried in Goole Cemetery

16-Nov

McLAUGHLIN, ALEXANDER (422972) age: 27 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress III, HB787 of No 214 Sqn, which crashed and burnt out at Twyford as it attempted to land at Oulton on its return from a bomber support sortie.  He is buried in Mosside Presbyterian Churchyard

16-Nov

DURMAN, PETER EDWARD (1389300) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress III, HB787 of No 214 Sqn, which crashed and burnt out at Twyford as it attempted to land at Oulton on its return from a bomber support sortie.  He was buried or cremated at the Beckenham Crematorium and Cemetery

16-Nov

GRACE, THOMAS HENRY (148508) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW306 of No 547 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Nov

HOBDEN, DONALD HENRY (154814) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW306 of No 547 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Nov

JEWERS, VICTOR CLOVER PITT (135606) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW306 of No 547 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Nov

ROBERTS, FRANK (174064) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW306 of No 547 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Nov

LAMB, JACK BICKERSTAFF (124931) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW306 of No 547 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Nov

ARMSTRONG, BRENDON JOSEPH (1868627) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW306 of No 547 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Nov

Isle of Stoma,(1771156) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW306 of No 547 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Nov

JACKSON, RONALD THOMAS (1375300) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW306 of No 547 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Nov

STIRK, CHARLES JOHN (1180584) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW306 of No 547 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Nov

COTTINGHAM, MILES (1593185) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 547 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Redcar Cemetery

16-Nov

POSSE, RONALD WALTER (1377971) age: 22 RAFVR

WO

He was serving with No 549 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Adelaide River War Cemetery

16-Nov

DODDS, KENNETH LINDSAY (936944) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He had been serving with No 605 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Muna.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

16-Nov

COPLAND, JAMES ROSS (426165) age: 24 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG238 CF-E2 of No 625 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duren.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

16-Nov

MARTIN, KENNETH (1514078) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG238 CF-E2 of No 625 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duren.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

16-Nov

TAYLOR, JOHN MEREDITH (1419271) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG238 CF-E2 of No 625 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duren.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

16-Nov

BAYLISS, DONALD GEORGE(1622664) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG238 CF-E2 of No 625 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duren.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

16-Nov

LEVINGS, GRAHAME ARTHUR (1606948) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG238 CF-E2 of No 625 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duren.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

16-Nov

SAPSED, HENRY (1897020) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG238 CF-E2 of No 625 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duren.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

16-Nov

SAWKINS, KENNETH (1318133) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG238 CF-E2 of No 625 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duren.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

16-Nov

DONALD, FREDERICK (FRED) (864001) age: 33 AuxAF

Cpl

He was killed whilst serving with No 933 Sqn but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, his death being registered in .  He is buried in Farlington (St Andrew) Churchyard

16-Nov

O'HANLON, PATRICK FLOOD (165612) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane XII, 5437 of No 1 (F) OTU, which crashed into a lake in zero visibility during a formation interception exercise.  He is buried in Kingston St Lawrence Roman Catholic Cemetery

16-Nov

CATON, GEORGE ARTHUR (138390) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 1 BPO, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

16-Nov

STONE, LESLIE BERNARD (153810) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP128 'P' of No 1663 HCU, which crashed into a farm house and hanger at Rufforth on its third attempt to land in swirling fog on its return from a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery

16-Nov

RAYMER, ERIC ANDREW JAMES (2214194) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP128 'P' of No 1663 HCU, which crashed into a farm house and hanger at Rufforth on its third attempt to land in swirling fog on its return from a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Hull Northern Cemetery

16-Nov

MATTHEWS, WILLIAM JOHN (109492) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP128 'P' of No 1663 HCU, which crashed into a farm house and hanger at Rufforth on its third attempt to land in swirling fog on its return from a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in/or was cremated at East Finchley Cemetery and St Marylebone Crematorium

16-Nov

LEWIS, JOHN THOMAS (163556) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP128 'P' of No 1663 HCU, which crashed into a farm house and hanger at Rufforth on its third attempt to land in swirling fog on its return from a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Drefach Baptist Cemetery

16-Nov

GENNO, ERIC NEIL (2222028) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP128 'P' of No 1663 HCU, which crashed into a farm house and hanger at Rufforth on its third attempt to land in swirling fog on its return from a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Stoke-on-Trent (Hartshill) Cemetery

16-Nov

SMITH, FRED GORDON (1593160) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP128 'P' of No 1663 HCU, which crashed into a farm house and hanger at Rufforth on its third attempt to land in swirling fog on its return from a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Withernsea (St Nicholas) Churchyard

16-Nov

HAINSWORTH, JOSEPH HAROLD (1684595) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura V, JT816 'H' of No 17 SAAF, which spun into the ground in the circuit at Tarquinia.  He is buried in Rome War Cemetery

16-Nov

KILLETT, PERCY ROBERT (1292802) age: 25 RAFVR

AC1

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford I, V3324 of No 23 SFTS, which collided with V3174 near Heany Junction.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery

16-Nov

WOODHEAD, CHARLES JAMES (1077478) age: 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford I, V3324 of No 23 SFTS, which collided with V3174 near Heany Junction.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery

16-Nov

ROBSON, DENNIS (1682482) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 63 SP, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Cagliari (St Michele) Communal Cemetery

16-Nov

JAMES, ROBERT KEITH (162485) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA563 of No 78 OTU, which crashed near Polis in Cyprus. 4 other killed.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery

16-Nov

MORRIS, NEVILLE FRANCIS NUGENT (181171) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA563 of No 78 OTU, which crashed near Polis in Cyprus. 4 other killed.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery

16-Nov

ADAMS, LLOYD JOHN (J/23878) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA563 of No 78 OTU, which crashed near Polis in Cyprus. 4 other killed.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery

16-Nov

COATES, RONALD (175331) age: 19 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA563 of No 78 OTU, which crashed near Polis in Cyprus. 4 other killed.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery

16-Nov

O'SULLIVAN, ROY LEONARD (1822042) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA563 of No 78 OTU, which crashed near Polis in Cyprus. 4 other killed.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery

16-Nov

HALL, EDWARD (972540) age: 24 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

16-Nov

WILLIAMS, ROBERT EDWIN (1164943) age: 33 RAFVR

LAC

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

16-Nov

DEW, HAROLD GEORGE(1468573) age: 38 RAFVR

LAC

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

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