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Casualties - 17 - 20 November 1944


17-Nov

CHAPMAN, GEORGE EDWARD (1147237) age: 32 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 6 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Moro River Canadian War Cemetery

17-Nov

ALEXANDER, ROBERT JOHN (1348897) age: 24 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE420 of No 27 Sqn, which crashed whilst making an attack on an armoured car.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

17-Nov

MILLER, LAWRENCE SCOTT (1366296) age: 35 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE420 of No 27 Sqn, which crashed whilst making an attack on an armoured car.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

17-Nov

HARDY, IAN GRIFFITHS (420880) age: 21 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt II, HD298 of No 30 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained when his aircraft was struck by another one (HD294) as they landed after an operational mission.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

17-Nov

BARBER, JOHN DESMOND MULHALL (181129) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP502 'C' of No 70 Sqn, which crashed near Ancona and exploded on impact during an attack on Campoformido airfield, possibly as the result of night fighter attack.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery.

17-Nov

McGOWAN, ROBERT (143734) age: 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP502 'C' of No 70 Sqn, which crashed near Ancona and exploded on impact during an attack on Campoformido airfield, possibly as the result of night fighter attack.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery.

17-Nov

GILBODY, JAMES (54910) age: 23 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP502 'C' of No 70 Sqn, which crashed near Ancona and exploded on impact during an attack on Campoformido airfield, possibly as the result of night fighter attack.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery.

17-Nov

BORKETT, THOMAS ROBERT (1867158) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP502 'C' of No 70 Sqn, which crashed near Ancona and exploded on impact during an attack on Campoformido airfield, possibly as the result of night fighter attack.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery.

17-Nov

HYDE, LAURENCE PATRICK (1808540) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP502 'C' of No 70 Sqn, which crashed near Ancona and exploded on impact during an attack on Campoformido airfield, possibly as the result of night fighter attack.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery.

17-Nov

STEPHENSON, ASHWORTH JOHN (1800489) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP551 'M' of No 70 Sqn, which burst into flames and crashed near Ancona during an attack on Campoformido airfield, possibly as the result of night fighter attack.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery.

17-Nov

TOMMIS, RONALD SAM (2207102) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP551 'M' of No 70 Sqn, which burst into flames and crashed near Ancona during an attack on Campoformido airfield, possibly as the result of night fighter attack.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery.

17-Nov

KNOX, DAVID MOIR (985691) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP551 'M' of No 70 Sqn, which burst into flames and crashed near Ancona during an attack on Campoformido airfield, possibly as the result of night fighter attack.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery.

17-Nov

ROSENBERGER, MAURICE BERNARD (1801120) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP551 'M' of No 70 Sqn, which burst into flames and crashed near Ancona during an attack on Campoformido airfield, possibly as the result of night fighter attack.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery.

17-Nov

LECKEY, EDWARD (612557) age: 26 RAF

Cpl

He had been serving with No 272 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

17-Nov

ROBERTS, ERIC (1137022) age: 24 RAFVR

WO

He was serving with No 281 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Oldham.  He is buried in Lerwick New Cemetery

17-Nov

MONCRIEFF, STUART ROBB(1512533) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk IV, FT936 of No 450 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Iesi.  He is buried in Forli War Cemetery

17-Nov

FOREY, SIDNEY (1110817) age: 31 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst serving with No 2880 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

17-Nov

CORBETT, RONALD SPENCER (1614948) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2880 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

17-Nov

HOPKINS, ARTHUR ALLAN (1143594) age: 29 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2880 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

17-Nov

TREW, HARRY (1408607) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2880 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

17-Nov

MORGAN, ELWYN (964106) age: 29 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 1 (C) OTU, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Cockermouth.  He is buried in Drefach (Capel Seion) Congregational Chapelyard

17-Nov

CROSS, HENRY FREDERICK (924525) age: 27 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 1 (C) OTU, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Cockermouth.  He is buried in Workington (Salterbeck) Cemetery

17-Nov

ANTHONY, JAMES COMRIE(1005946) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 151 OTU, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

17-Nov

BROWN, ALBANY (1183642) age: 28 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 167 CU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

17-Nov

STRANGE, JOHN WILLIAM (1336651) age: 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Horsa I, LG749 of No 21 HGCU, which was being towed by LA873 and was dragged into the ground when the latter crashed on take off.  He is buried in Black Bourton (or Burton Abbots) (St Mary) Churchyard

17-Nov

DAVIDSON, WILLIAM (164158) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Horsa I, LG749 of No 21 HGCU, which was being towed by LA873 and was dragged into the ground when the latter crashed on take off.  He is buried in Douglas (Gateside) Cemetery

17-Nov

MAWE, DOUGLAS EDWIN (1622334) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Horsa I, LG749 of No 21 HGCU, which was being towed by LA873 and was dragged into the ground when the latter crashed on take off.  He is buried in Sheffield (Shiregreen) Cemetery

17-Nov

PEARCE, ROYSTON GRENVILLE(1317054) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA873 of No 21 HGCU, which dived into the ground on take off for a glider towing exercise.  He is buried in Bristol Brislington Cemetery

17-Nov

DALE, ALBERT EDWARD (1816909) age: 20 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA873 of No 21 HGCU, which dived into the ground on take off for a glider towing exercise.  He is buried in Stoke-on-Trent (Hartshill) Cemetery

17-Nov

WHITE, EDGAR RICHARD JAMES (1416752) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA873 of No 21 HGCU, which dived into the ground on take off for a glider towing exercise.  He is buried in West Ham Cemetery

17-Nov

MELVILLE, ROBERT LEARMONTH (R/195958) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LF335 FB-S of No 24 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames on take-off for night circuit practice.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

17-Nov

CYPLES, WILLIAM HAROLD (R/104145) age: 25 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LF335 FB-S of No 24 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames on take-off for night circuit practice.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

17-Nov

SPENCE, DAVID JEROME(R/188291) age: 22 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LF335 FB-S of No 24 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames on take-off for night circuit practice.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

17-Nov

STOCK, HARRY ARTHUR (R/282955) age: Unknown RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LF335 FB-S of No 24 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames on take-off for night circuit practice.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

17-Nov

MASON, LIONEL MORTIMER (160708) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard III, 7472 (ex, EX871) of No 27 AS, which flew into rising ground near Bloemfontein whilst low flying.  He is buried in Bloemfontein (Hamilton) War Cemetery

17-Nov

SMITH, DENNIS BERTRAM (956148) age: 25 RAFVR

Cpl

He had been serving at Tengah but died in Japanese captivity whilst working on the Sumatran railway.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

18-Nov

HEATH, WILFRED CLYDE(178489) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XI, PL845 of No 16 Sqn, which was lost on a photo-recce sortie to Venlo.  He is buried in Venlo (Hout Blerick) Roman Catholic Churchyard

18-Nov

REDFORD, GEORGE HOSSACK (1639906) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB197 TL-P of No 35 Sqn, which crashed into woods near Croxton in Cambridgeshire as it attempted a go-round at Graveley on its return from a raid to Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Ashington (St Aidan's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

18-Nov

HEATLEY, WILLIAM GEORGE(169319) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB197 TL-P of No 35 Sqn, which crashed into woods near Croxton in Cambridgeshire as it attempted a go-round at Graveley on its return from a raid to Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (West Road) Cemetery

18-Nov

WATTS, STANLEY GEORGE(1800090) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB197 TL-P of No 35 Sqn, which crashed into woods near Croxton in Cambridgeshire as it attempted a go-round at Graveley on its return from a raid to Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in/or was cremated at the City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

18-Nov

BLACKBAND, NORMAN CHARLES (170204) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB197 TL-P of No 35 Sqn, which crashed into woods near Croxton in Cambridgeshire as it attempted a go-round at Graveley on its return from a raid to Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Oscott College Cemetery, Birmingham

18-Nov

SINGLETON, MALCOLM DICK (153307) age: 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB197 TL-P of No 35 Sqn, which crashed into woods near Croxton in Cambridgeshire as it attempted a go-round at Graveley on its return from a raid to Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Sheffield (Abbey Lane) Cemetery

18-Nov

SMITH, JOHN CHARLES WILFRED (1881209) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR241 MH-A of No 51 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, MZ559 LK-K of No 578 Sqn, crashing at Camblesforth near Selby on its return from a raid to Munster.  He is buried in Crowland (SS Mary, Guthlac and Bartholomew) Churchyard

18-Nov

COLLAS, CYRIL (434777) age: 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR241 MH-A of No 51 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, MZ559 LK-K of No 578 Sqn, crashing at Camblesforth near Selby on its return from a raid to Munster.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

18-Nov

SUFFOLK, JOHN DENNIS (1576034) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR241 MH-A of No 51 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, MZ559 LK-K of No 578 Sqn, crashing at Camblesforth near Selby on its return from a raid to Munster.  He is buried in Nottingham Southern Cemetery

18-Nov

BRUCE, JOHN WILLIAM (658340) age: 26 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR241 MH-A of No 51 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, MZ559 LK-K of No 578 Sqn, crashing at Camblesforth near Selby on its return from a raid to Munster.  He is buried in/or was cremated at the City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

18-Nov

SUMNER, THOMAS LESLIE(1897833) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR241 MH-A of No 51 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, MZ559 LK-K of No 578 Sqn, crashing at Camblesforth near Selby on its return from a raid to Munster.  He is buried in Pontefract Cemetery

18-Nov

HOCKLEY, PETER DESMOND (1623536) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR241 MH-A of No 51 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, MZ559 LK-K of No 578 Sqn, crashing at Camblesforth near Selby on its return from a raid to Munster.  He is buried in Thurrock (Stanford-le-Hope) Cemetery

18-Nov

BIDWELL, JACK (1666864) age: 40 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR241 MH-A of No 51 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, MZ559 LK-K of No 578 Sqn, crashing at Camblesforth near Selby on its return from a raid to Munster.  He is buried in Wokingham (St Paul) Churchyard

18-Nov

McIVER, JOSEPH CHARLES (J/17374) age: Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV895 'H' of No 53 Sqn, which crashed into the Atlantic off Stagi Peninsula in Iceland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Nov

PAYNE, WILLIAM GORDON (47897) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV895 'H' of No 53 Sqn, which crashed into the Atlantic off Stagi Peninsula in Iceland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Nov

COCKBURN, GEORGE HAMILTON (1072239) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV895 'H' of No 53 Sqn, which crashed into the Atlantic off Stagi Peninsula in Iceland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Nov

PALMER, ARNOLD (1450644) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV895 'H' of No 53 Sqn, which crashed into the Atlantic off Stagi Peninsula in Iceland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Nov

SPACKMAN, KENNETH JAMES (1338891) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV895 'H' of No 53 Sqn, which crashed into the Atlantic off Stagi Peninsula in Iceland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Nov

WINDRESS, LOUIS ARTHUR (1671468) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV895 'H' of No 53 Sqn, which crashed into the Atlantic off Stagi Peninsula in Iceland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Nov

BASSETT, JAMES (2222596) age: 40 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV895 'H' of No 53 Sqn, which crashed into the Atlantic off Stagi Peninsula in Iceland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Nov

SCOTT, REGINALD ARTHUR (1259522) age: 28 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV895 'H' of No 53 Sqn, which crashed into the Atlantic off Stagi Peninsula in Iceland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Nov

CHAMBERLIN, JOHN GARDNER (R/144134) age: 21 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV895 'H' of No 53 Sqn, which crashed into the Atlantic off Stagi Peninsula in Iceland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Nov

STEPHEN, HUBERT ANDREW (R/81700) age: 26 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV895 'H' of No 53 Sqn, which crashed into the Atlantic off Stagi Peninsula in Iceland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Nov

DAWSON, PETER JOHN (163571) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ863 of No 69 Sqn, which crashed near airfield B58 after being hit by flak.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

18-Nov

OLDER, GEORGE(1390089) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ863 of No 69 Sqn, which crashed near airfield B58 after being hit by flak.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

18-Nov

FAIRMAID, ALLAN HENDERSON (424253) age: 21 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ863 of No 69 Sqn, which crashed near airfield B58 after being hit by flak.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

18-Nov

ATKINSON, ROBERT EDWARD (1897386) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ863 of No 69 Sqn, which crashed near airfield B58 after being hit by flak.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

18-Nov

HAYES, JOHN AUBREY (1619077) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ863 of No 69 Sqn, which crashed near airfield B58 after being hit by flak.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

18-Nov

JOHNSTON, JOHN (1063849) age: Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

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

18-Nov

EASTERBROOK, SIDNEY DALTON (411302) age: 25 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ943 'N' of No 86 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on a training exercise.  He is buried in Bellie Burial Ground

18-Nov

HUMPHREYS, JOHN ARTHUR (188311) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ943 'N' of No 86 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on a training exercise.  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery

18-Nov

NORRIE, JOHN WILLIAM (4211918) age: 20 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ943 'N' of No 86 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on a training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Nov

GATES, GEOFFREY GEORGE(126651) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ943 'N' of No 86 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on a training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Nov

McCABE, BERNARD THOMAS (1054161) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ943 'N' of No 86 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on a training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Nov

PORDAGE, HARRY (414079) age: 23 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ943 'N' of No 86 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on a training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Nov

HOUGH, GORDON FAIRFAX (420389) age: 24 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ943 'N' of No 86 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on a training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Nov

MELLON, JOHN (421360) age: 23 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ943 'N' of No 86 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on a training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Nov

NOBLE, IAN RICHARD STEEL(422349) age: 24 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ943 'N' of No 86 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on a training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Nov

PECK, REGINALD JOHN (420786) age: 24 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ943 'N' of No 86 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on a training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Nov

WEEBER, J H (280286V) age: 20 SAAF

Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mustang III, KH627 of No 112 Sqn, which failed to return from a sweep near Fiume.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

18-Nov

MARRACK, RICHARD FITZGERALD (139943) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 135 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

18-Nov

MANFRED, NOEL JOHN MARSDEN (413627) age: 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN191 'P' of No 137 Sqn, which was lost near Sittard.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

18-Nov

PESIC, JOVAN () age: 

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IV, LF509 of No 351 Sqn, which went missing after entering cloud whilst carrying out a reconnaissance sortie.  He is buried in

18-Nov

REILLY, ROBERT JOHN (J/38349) age: Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN475 'A' of No 440 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Wassenberg.  He is buried in Mook War Cemetery

18-Nov

BEESTON, JAMES MACFADDEN (424355) age: 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB541 AR-E2 of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

18-Nov

CARTER, ARNOLD GEORGE(419556) age: 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB541 AR-E2 of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

18-Nov

FRANCIS, ALAN HENRY (429655) age: 33 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB541 AR-E2 of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

18-Nov

BYRNE, GARRY BRENDAN (437333) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB541 AR-E2 of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

18-Nov

CHARLESWORTH, DOUGLAS NEAL (422133) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB541 AR-E2 of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

18-Nov

PAYNE, RICHARD JAMES (437695) age: 26 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB541 AR-E2 of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

18-Nov

EVANS, NORMAN SHALLCROSS (1037397) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB541 AR-E2 of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

18-Nov

FOUNTAIN, RONALD FREDERICK (1600411) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NT189 of No 464 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie over Holland.  He is buried in Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery

18-Nov

BEER, JACK ALFRED (1239605) age: 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NT189 of No 464 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie over Holland.  He is buried in Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery

18-Nov

McLEOD, DANIEL HOLLAND (46400) age: 28 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR144 'J' of No 487 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie over Holland.  He is buried in Gorssel General Cemetery

18-Nov

RATTRAY, PETER WYPER (1521088) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ559 LK-K of No 578 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, NR241 MH-A of No 51 Sqn, crashing at Camblesforth near Selby on its return from a raid to Munster.  He is buried in Cambusnethan Cemetery

18-Nov

ARMSTRONG, KENNETH ROBERT (188127) age: 28 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ559 LK-K of No 578 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, NR241 MH-A of No 51 Sqn, crashing at Camblesforth near Selby on its return from a raid to Munster.  He is buried in Harrow (Pinner) New Cemetery

18-Nov

BUSH, WILLIAM HENRY (168795) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ559 LK-K of No 578 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, NR241 MH-A of No 51 Sqn, crashing at Camblesforth near Selby on its return from a raid to Munster.  He is buried in Heckington Cemetery

18-Nov

SAVERY, CLIFFORD (1652979) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ559 LK-K of No 578 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, NR241 MH-A of No 51 Sqn, crashing at Camblesforth near Selby on its return from a raid to Munster.  He is buried in Pontypool (Panteg) Cemetery

18-Nov

CHESTER, JOSEPH HAROLD (187842) age: 36 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ559 LK-K of No 578 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, NR241 MH-A of No 51 Sqn, crashing at Camblesforth near Selby on its return from a raid to Munster.  He is buried in Scartho (or Scarthoe) (St Giles) Churchyard

18-Nov

EVANS, THOMAS IEUAN MILNER (137624) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ559 LK-K of No 578 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, NR241 MH-A of No 51 Sqn, crashing at Camblesforth near Selby on its return from a raid to Munster.  He is buried in Selby Cemetery

18-Nov

CORDERY, JOHN CHARLES (923564) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ559 LK-K of No 578 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, NR241 MH-A of No 51 Sqn, crashing at Camblesforth near Selby on its return from a raid to Munster.  He is buried in Woodgrange Park Cemetery, East Ham

18-Nov

WESTWELL, WILFRID (1459768) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, KW166 of No 600 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Falconara after a wing dug into the ground.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery

18-Nov

YOUNG, GEORGE GELLATLY (1340844) age: 35 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 506 AMES, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Trincomalee War Cemetery

18-Nov

DUNNE, JOHN ROBERT (J/41844) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire, AA933 of No 61 OTU, which crashed near Ruabon in Denbighshire.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

18-Nov

GERRARD, JOHN STEWART (653779) age: 27 RAF

Cpl

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

18-Nov

KIMPTON, RICHARD CHARLES (702130) age: Unknown 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

18-Nov

HOGARTH, ALEXANDER (176897) age: 35 RAFVR

Plt Off

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

18-Nov

PHILPOTT, RALPH COLLETT (1535084) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with the RAF Reg Depot Secunderabad, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

18-Nov

SHELLEY, GEORGE EDWARD (1508210) age: 41 RAFVR

LAC

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

18-Nov

MORRIS, GRAHAM STANLEY (1303572) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

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

18-Nov

DICKINS, GEORGE EDWARD ALBERT (1221733) age: Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

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 Tottenham Cemetery

18-Nov

TUCKER, FREDERICK JAMES (1312127) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Westminster.  He is buried in Bristol (Arnos Vale) Cemetery

19-Nov

LACEY, FREDERICK HENRY (928498) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP179 'W' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on enemy forces retreating along the Sjenica/Priboj road.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

19-Nov

WOODALL, WILLIAM VALENTINE(1621458) age: 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP179 'W' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on enemy forces retreating along the Sjenica/Priboj road.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

19-Nov

PARRY, IRVING (945288) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP179 'W' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on enemy forces retreating along the Sjenica/Priboj road.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

19-Nov

THISTLETHWAITE, ALFRED AUSTIN (16727999) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP179 'W' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on enemy forces retreating along the Sjenica/Priboj road.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

19-Nov

ASTLEY, JACK (1622045) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP179 'W' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on enemy forces retreating along the Sjenica/Priboj road.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

19-Nov

HOLLINGWORTH, JOHN ASHWORTH (174613) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, PD516 of No 183 Sqn, which came down near Ede during a RP attack.  He is buried in Ede General Cemetery

19-Nov

FARQUHAR, DOUGLAS GERALD (139615) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW146 'P' of No 226 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at Venlo.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

19-Nov

HALLIDAY, JOHN LAWRY (142460) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW146 'P' of No 226 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at Venlo.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

19-Nov

OSMOND, WALLACE EDGAR (421929) age: 22 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW146 'P' of No 226 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at Venlo.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

19-Nov

HODSON, WILLIAM (185072) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW146 'P' of No 226 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at Venlo.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

19-Nov

CAMPBELL, GILBERT (46638) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW146 'P' of No 226 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at Venlo.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

19-Nov

BROAD, FREDERICK HEATH (J/23898) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, PD526 'F' of No 257 Sqn, which came down near Zwolle.  He is buried in Wijhe General Cemetery

19-Nov

COOPER, GEOFFREY (1582607) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 293 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bolsena War Cemetery

19-Nov

PORCHON FFAF () age: 

Adj

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, PL427 of No 345 Sqn, which collided with PT855 after being hit by flak near Dunkirk.  He is buried in

19-Nov

TOUSSAINT, D E FFAF () age: 

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, PT855 of No 345 Sqn, which collided with PL427 after being hit by flak near Dunkirk.  He is buried in

19-Nov

GENDEBIEN, MARC MAURICLOUIS MARIJ. G.  (153365) age: 32 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, NH241 of No 349 Sqn, which crashed at Engelen after being hit by flak.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

19-Nov

JOHNSTON, JAMES WEBSTER (J/37120) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, PL130 of No 412 Sqn, which was probably shot down by Fw 190s near Veen whilst dive bombing rail targets.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

19-Nov

BELLINGHAM, WILLIAM HENRY LAURIE(J/25376) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, PL159 of No 412 Sqn, which was lost near Geldern whilst dive bombing rail targets.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

19-Nov

CHARRON, PHILIP MARCEL (J/16584) age: 25 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, PV245 of No 412 Sqn, which was probably shot down by Fw 190s near Veen whilst dive bombing rail targets.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

19-Nov

MARTIN, JOHN GEORGE(J/37648) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, PD607 of No 439 Sqn, which he abandoned near Roermond after being hit by flak but he did not survive.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Nov

CORDICK, JOHN MORGAN (J/40775) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN801 'F'' of No 440 Sqn, which came down near Goch after being hit by flak.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

19-Nov

ANDERSON, ALEXANDER STUART (391873) age: 33 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR248 'K' of No 487 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie over northern Holland.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

19-Nov

TAYLOR, JOHN WARREN (421944) age: 28 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR248 'K' of No 487 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie over northern Holland.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

19-Nov

OVEREND, HARRY (146439) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 613 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Surrey S E.  He is buried in Burley-in-Wharfedale (St Mary) Church Cemetery

19-Nov

BROCK, FREDERICK ALBERT (151684) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 613 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Surrey S E.  He is buried in Melton Mowbray (Thorpe Road) Cemetery

19-Nov

STRATTON, REGINALD BARTON (1213814) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2721 Sqn RAF Regiment and died from shrapnel wounds sustained whilst storming the sugar factory in Classe Fuori.  He is buried in Cesena War Cemetery

19-Nov

RATCLIFFE, WILLIAM (1481189) age: 41 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2964 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Maala Cemetery

19-Nov

IBBOTSON, DESMOND DFC and Bar (129238) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MH614 of No 5 RFU, which crashed during an air test.  He is buried in Assisi War Cemetery.

19-Nov

MARSH, NORMAN ALBERT DFC(17520) age: 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4995 of No 1656 HCU, which he was struck by a propeller as he checked an engine for a coolant leak prior to sending his pupil solo.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

19-Nov

BAILEY, THEODORE REGINALD (J/86729) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT735 of No 1666 HCU, which was lost without a trace after taking off to carry out two three engine practice and circuits.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Nov

HINE, EDWARD ALEXANDER (J/38298) age: 30 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT735 of No 1666 HCU, which was lost without a trace after taking off to carry out two three engine practice and circuits.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Nov

O'DONNELL, JOSEPH NORMAN (J/39724) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT735 of No 1666 HCU, which was lost without a trace after taking off to carry out two three engine practice and circuits.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Nov

OSBORN, JAMES EDWARD (J/40491) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT735 of No 1666 HCU, which was lost without a trace after taking off to carry out two three engine practice and circuits.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Nov

NORRIS, EUSTACE VINCENT (1836940) age: 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT735 of No 1666 HCU, which was lost without a trace after taking off to carry out two three engine practice and circuits.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Nov

FLETTE, CLIFFORD NICHOLAS (R/260951) age: 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT735 of No 1666 HCU, which was lost without a trace after taking off to carry out two three engine practice and circuits.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Nov

GRAY, ROBERT SIDNEY (R/146264) age: 25 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT735 of No 1666 HCU, which was lost without a trace after taking off to carry out two three engine practice and circuits.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Nov

EMERY, JOHN FRANCIS (R/137530) age: 24 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT735 of No 1666 HCU, which was lost without a trace after taking off to carry out two three engine practice and circuits.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Nov

LAURIE, THOMAS DOUGLAS (1371688) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, HP335 of No 5 (C) OTU, which dived into the sea whilst flying in cloud.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Nov

WILLIAMS, RAYMOND (1204192) age: 33 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, HP335 of No 5 (C) OTU, which dived into the sea whilst flying in cloud.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Nov

STROUD, DENNIS FREDERICK (1602149) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Wellington X, LN639 of No 84 OTU, which swung on take off from Desborough and crashed into LN234 of the same unit.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

19-Nov

SOUTHGATE, RICHARD AINSLEY (550510) age: 25 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Rangoon of No HQ 77 Brigade, which .  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

19-Nov

MILLETT, JOHN EDWARD (1282844) age: 23 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

19-Nov

ROBERTSON, GABRIEL MCNAIR (1021416) age: 42 RAFVR

LAC

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

19-Nov

BAILDON, CLARENCE(1543196) age: 35 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving at RAF Cranwell and died from injuries in a military hospital after being hit by a corporation bus while walking in the Gowt's Bridge district of High St, Lincoln.  He is buried in Bradford (Bowling) Cemetery.

19-Nov

LYON, JAMES (1821237) age: 27 RAFVR

AC1

He may have been discharged or invalided out of the RAF when he died at 23 Old Road Huntly, Aberdeen, his occupation being given as carpenter.  He is buried in Huntly Cemetery.

19-Nov

GILL, MATTHEW LESLIE(1148417) age: 36 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Sleaford.  He is buried in Leadgate (St Ives) Churchyard

20-Nov

CHIPPENDALE, MALCOLM GEORGE REA (174371) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 27 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

20-Nov

HILLS, ERIC GEORGE(624212) age: 24 RAF

LAC

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

20-Nov

BELL, JOHN ROBSON (173943) age: 34 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB689 AA-X of No 75 Sqn, which exploded near Baerl after being hit by flak during a raid to Homberg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

20-Nov

GORDON, RONALD (185116) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB689 AA-X of No 75 Sqn, which exploded near Baerl after being hit by flak during a raid to Homberg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

20-Nov

WESTON, ALBERT JOHN (1115103) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB689 AA-X of No 75 Sqn, which exploded near Baerl after being hit by flak during a raid to Homberg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

20-Nov

SAMPSON, LOUIS DAVID (186413) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB689 AA-X of No 75 Sqn, which exploded near Baerl after being hit by flak during a raid to Homberg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

20-Nov

FORRESTER, JAMES LEONARD (3010665) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB689 AA-X of No 75 Sqn, which exploded near Baerl after being hit by flak during a raid to Homberg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

20-Nov

FREEMAN, CARL ROBERT (189608) age: 33 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB689 AA-X of No 75 Sqn, which exploded near Baerl after being hit by flak during a raid to Homberg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

20-Nov

HONE, SIDNEY GEORGE(2221190) age: 35 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB689 AA-X of No 75 Sqn, which exploded near Baerl after being hit by flak during a raid to Homberg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

20-Nov

McCARTIN, PATRICK LEO (419328) age: 28 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND911 AA-V of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Homberg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

20-Nov

MARTIN, LEONARD ARTHUR (153528) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND911 AA-V of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Homberg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

20-Nov

SMITH, PHILLIP FRANCIS (427206) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND911 AA-V of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Homberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

20-Nov

MILES, JOHN (187426) age: 35 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND911 AA-V of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Homberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

20-Nov

BRYER, DENNIS GEORGE ALBERT (1874880) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND911 AA-V of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Homberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

20-Nov

WARLOW, WILLIAM JOHN (1653307) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND911 AA-V of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Homberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

20-Nov

MURRAY, ALEXANDER (630659) age: 25 RAF

WO

He was captured whilst flying in Whitley V, N1376 DY-O on 19/20 May 1940, of No 102 and died in captivity.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

20-Nov

BALL, HENRY JOHN (1382843) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, ? of No 113 Sqn, which failed to return from a bombing sortie to Ingon village.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

20-Nov

WINTON, EDWARD (153353) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK622 AP-Z of No 186 Sqn, which came down near Baerl after being hit by flak during a raid to Homberg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

20-Nov

WILLIAMSON, GEORGE EDWARD (426933) age: 28 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK622 AP-Z of No 186 Sqn, which came down near Baerl after being hit by flak during a raid to Homberg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

20-Nov

BURTON, WALLACE PATRICK (432748) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK622 AP-Z of No 186 Sqn, which came down near Baerl after being hit by flak during a raid to Homberg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

20-Nov

COOMBE, HERBERT KEITH (433197) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK622 AP-Z of No 186 Sqn, which came down near Baerl after being hit by flak during a raid to Homberg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

20-Nov

TURNER, KENNETH HENRY (1458457) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK622 AP-Z of No 186 Sqn, which came down near Baerl after being hit by flak during a raid to Homberg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

20-Nov

PIGGIN, ARTHUR ERNEST (976406) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK622 AP-Z of No 186 Sqn, which came down near Baerl after being hit by flak during a raid to Homberg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

20-Nov

STILES, ARTHUR EDWARD JARVIS (423349) age: 21 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK622 AP-Z of No 186 Sqn, which came down near Baerl after being hit by flak during a raid to Homberg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

20-Nov

NATER, DOUGLAS WILLIAM (1339183) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX242 'P' of No 202 Sqn, which flew into high grounds at nigh t on its return from a patrol.  He is buried in Aldborough Hatch (St Peter) Churchyard

20-Nov

MARSHALL, PETER BRYAN (578191) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX242 'P' of No 202 Sqn, which flew into high grounds at nigh t on its return from a patrol.  He is buried in Chichester Cemetery

20-Nov

TRIBBLE, GORDON FRANCIS (1802210) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX242 'P' of No 202 Sqn, which flew into high grounds at nigh t on its return from a patrol.  He is buried in Dorking Cemetery

20-Nov

SHARP, WILLIAM JOHN (418883) age: 21 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX242 'P' of No 202 Sqn, which flew into high grounds at nigh t on its return from a patrol.  He is buried in Irvinestown (Sacred Heart) Roman Catholic Churchyard

20-Nov

GELDERT, JOHN WILLIAM (967135) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX242 'P' of No 202 Sqn, which flew into high grounds at nigh t on its return from a patrol.  He is buried in Morecambe and Heysham (Torrisholme) Cemetery

20-Nov

FORBES-LLOYD, GEORGE VINCENT (115835) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX242 'P' of No 202 Sqn, which flew into high grounds at nigh t on its return from a patrol.  He is buried in Radlett (Christ Church) Churchyard Extension, Aldenham

20-Nov

SLACK, ERNEST (1109089) age: 31 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX242 'P' of No 202 Sqn, which flew into high grounds at nigh t on its return from a patrol.  He is buried in Stanley New Cemetery

20-Nov

DEEM, FRED JAMES (1320050) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX242 'P' of No 202 Sqn, which flew into high grounds at nigh t on its return from a patrol.  He is buried in Wellington Cemetery, Somerset

20-Nov

JARVIS, DENNIS JACK (915910) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He had been serving with No 232 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-Nov

PARSONS, CHARLES RONALD (117460) age: 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick I, HG210 of No 279 Sqn, which ditched off Flamborough Head during a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Nov

BRYANT, JAMES ALFRED (J/20810) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick I, HG210 of No 279 Sqn, which ditched off Flamborough Head during a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Nov

WELPLY, DENYS (42472) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick I, HG210 of No 279 Sqn, which ditched off Flamborough Head during a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Nov

CLOSE, DENNIS (3042043) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick I, HG210 of No 279 Sqn, which ditched off Flamborough Head during a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Nov

BURROW, SYDNEY HAROLD (421264) age: Unknown RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick I, HG210 of No 279 Sqn, which ditched off Flamborough Head during a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Nov

GRANT, ARTHUR DALLAS (421273) age: 26 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick I, HG210 of No 279 Sqn, which ditched off Flamborough Head during a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Nov

BLACKWELL, GEORGE WILLIAM (1206552) age: 35 RAFVR

WO

He was serving with No 293 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bolsena War Cemetery

20-Nov

HEBERT, JOSEPH EMILE ARTHUR (R/93659) age: 32 RCAF

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in he drowned, accidentally in a canal in Brussels. of No 406 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

20-Nov

ADAMS, THOMAS GORDON HUIE(424402) age: 28 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM286 'F2' of No 514 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Homberg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

20-Nov

HARLAND, JOHN HERBERT GERARD (171813) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM286 JI-F2 of No 514 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Homberg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

20-Nov

GRAY, ROBERT IRWIN (1090796) age:  RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM286 JI-F2 of No 514 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Homberg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

20-Nov

SLOCOMBE, LEONARD (860307) age: 33 AuxAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM286 JI-F2 of No 514 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Homberg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

20-Nov

LUCAS, STANLEY DOUGLAS (952787) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM286 JI-F2 of No 514 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Homberg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

20-Nov

PATERSON, ROBERT MCKINSTRAY (1823505) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM286 JI-F2 of No 514 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Homberg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

20-Nov

GEORGE, MATTHEW GLYN (1029427) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM286 JI-F2 of No 514 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Homberg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

20-Nov

LAMB, JOHN GEORGE(1324182) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN428 of No 14 OTU, which dived into the ground at high speed near Lilleshal in Shropshire following a collision with Seafire, LR872 during a cross country exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery.

20-Nov

SOUTHERN, ERIC RICHARD (1581192) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN428 of No 14 OTU, which dived into the ground at high speed near Lilleshal in Shropshire following a collision with Seafire, LR872 during a cross country exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery.

20-Nov

HALL, DONALD WILLIAM HERBERT (1869433) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN428 of No 14 OTU, which dived into the ground at high speed near Lilleshal in Shropshire following a collision with Seafire, LR872 during a cross country exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery.

20-Nov

KELLY, BENJAMIN (1594719) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN428 of No 14 OTU, which dived into the ground at high speed near Lilleshal in Shropshire following a collision with Seafire, LR872 during a cross country exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery.

20-Nov

WITZ, STANLEY EDWARD (1524174) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN428 of No 14 OTU, which dived into the ground at high speed near Lilleshal in Shropshire following a collision with Seafire, LR872 during a cross country exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery.

20-Nov

FORSYTH, WILLIAM BRATTON (1597691) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN428 of No 14 OTU, which dived into the ground at high speed near Lilleshal in Shropshire following a collision with Seafire, LR872 during a cross country exercise.  He is buried in Wallsend (Holy Cross) Cemetery.

20-Nov

DILLEY, DENNIS ARTHUR (1583059) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB254 of No 1656 HCU, which failed to climb on take off from Lindholme for a night cross country exercise and crashed into a house and farm at Hatfield Woodhouse.  He is buried in Braunstone (St Peter) Churchyard

20-Nov

GLEASON, MICHAEL ARNOLD (J/27667) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB254 of No 1656 HCU, which failed to climb on take off from Lindholme for a night cross country exercise and crashed into a house and farm at Hatfield Woodhouse.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

20-Nov

POVEY, DEREK JOHN (164204) age: 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB254 of No 1656 HCU, which failed to climb on take off from Lindholme for a night cross country exercise and crashed into a house and farm at Hatfield Woodhouse.  He is buried in Hatfield (Woodhouse) Cemetery

20-Nov

EMERY, HORACE SAMUEL (3040593) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB254 of No 1656 HCU, which failed to climb on take off from Lindholme for a night cross country exercise and crashed into a house and farm at Hatfield Woodhouse.  He is buried in South Hetton (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

20-Nov

THOMPSON, RONALD (1866655) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB254 of No 1656 HCU, which failed to climb on take off from Lindholme for a night cross country exercise and crashed into a house and farm at Hatfield Woodhouse.  He is buried in Watford North Cemetery

20-Nov

RUSHER, NORMAN RALPH (1275536) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7875 of No 1656 HCU, which failed to climb on take off from Lindholme for a night cross country exercise and crashed into a farm at Dunsville.  He is buried in Burnham (St Peter) Churchyard

20-Nov

STODDEN, KENNETH (1898283) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7875 of No 1656 HCU, which failed to climb on take off from Lindholme for a night cross country exercise and crashed into a farm at Dunsville.  He is buried in Falmouth Cemetery, Cornwall

20-Nov

CURRIE, CHARLES (J/40406) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7875 of No 1656 HCU, which failed to climb on take off from Lindholme for a night cross country exercise and crashed into a farm at Dunsville.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

20-Nov

EAST, JOHN DOUGLAS ALFRED (J/36618) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7875 of No 1656 HCU, which failed to climb on take off from Lindholme for a night cross country exercise and crashed into a farm at Dunsville.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

20-Nov

PIKE, LAWRENCE ELLWIN (J/40651) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7875 of No 1656 HCU, which failed to climb on take off from Lindholme for a night cross country exercise and crashed into a farm at Dunsville.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

20-Nov

STUBBS, NORMAN RICHARD (R/270450) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7875 of No 1656 HCU, which failed to climb on take off from Lindholme for a night cross country exercise and crashed into a farm at Dunsville.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

20-Nov

KNOWLES, FRED (R/169674) age: 23 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN460 of No 22 OTU, which was partially abandoned before crashing near Evesham following an uncontrollable fire breaking out during an evening cross country.  He is buried in Denton Cemetery

20-Nov

ROY, DUNCAN MCKENZIE(J/92422) age: 29 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN460 of No 22 OTU, which was partially abandoned before crashing near Evesham following an uncontrollable fire breaking out during an evening cross country.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery

20-Nov

CAMERON, ALEXANDER ANGUS (R/283317) age: 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN460 of No 22 OTU, which was partially abandoned before crashing near Evesham following an uncontrollable fire breaking out during an evening cross country.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery

20-Nov

ALLISON, WILLIAM JOSEPH (J/20861) age: 28 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF509 of No 22 OTU, which crashed into the Brecon Beacons whilst descending in cloud after experiencing engine problems during an evening cross country.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

20-Nov

HAMEL, CHARLES (J/92169) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF509 of No 22 OTU, which crashed into the Brecon Beacons whilst descending in cloud after experiencing engine problems during an evening cross country.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

20-Nov

BURKE, JOSEPH PAUL ERNEST (R/206904) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF509 of No 22 OTU, which crashed into the Brecon Beacons whilst descending in cloud after experiencing engine problems during an evening cross country.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

20-Nov

DU SABLON, JOSEPH LIONEL UNDERIC (R/174038) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF509 of No 22 OTU, which crashed into the Brecon Beacons whilst descending in cloud after experiencing engine problems during an evening cross country.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

20-Nov

GROULX, JOSEPH ARTHUR EDMOND (R/111476) age: 22 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF509 of No 22 OTU, which crashed into the Brecon Beacons whilst descending in cloud after experiencing engine problems during an evening cross country.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

20-Nov

VILLENEUVE, JULES ROBERT REN(R/199834) age: 22 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF509 of No 22 OTU, which crashed into the Brecon Beacons whilst descending in cloud after experiencing engine problems during an evening cross country.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

20-Nov

APPLEBY, JOSEPH ANTHONY DEES (984702) age: 33 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 28 EFTS but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Harare Cremation Memorial

20-Nov

BUTLER, REGINALD LEWIS (R/78661) age: 26 RCAF

Cpl

He was serving with No 6401 SE and was killed when the Spitfire he was servicing was struck by a Tempest which was attempting to make an emergency landing at Volkel.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

20-Nov

SOLLY, FREDERICK THOMAS (1351524) age: Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

He had been serving at Kota Bharu 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-Nov

REISZ, STEPHAN RAFAEL (769472) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

A member of the SOE he was attached to No 159 GHQ and was parachuted into Slovakia in September 1944 to aid refugees, downed aircrew and POWs but was captured in early November, being executed by the Waffen SS and was buried in a mass grave.  He was later re-interred in Jerusalem Mount Hertzel Cemetery

20-Nov

REIK, CHAVIVA (2992503) age: Unknown WAAF

Sgt

A member of the SOE he was attached to No 159 GHQ and was parachuted into Slovakia in September 1944 to aid refugees, downed aircrew and POWs but was captured in early November, being executed by the Waffen SS and was buried in a mass grave.  She was later re-interred in Jerusalem Mount Hertzel Cemetery

20-Nov

HAWKINS, HERBERT (1834651) age: 24 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Bilston.  He is buried in Wednesbury (Fallings Heath) Cemetery

20-Nov

PHILLIPS, RONALD (1313723) age: 28 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Christchurch (26).  He is buried in Gellygaer (Gwaelodybrithdir) Cemetery

20-Nov

HEWITT, JOSEPH (1496051) age: 43 RAFVR

AC2

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

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