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Casualties - 1 - 3 December 1944


01-Dec

JACOBSEN, BRIAN NORMAN (425573) age: Unknown RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV375 of No 177 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie against targets of opportunity in the Pakokka area.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-Dec

HAWKINS, RONALD ARTHUR (1333580) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV375 or ? of No 177 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie against targets of opportunity in the Pakokka area/?.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-Dec

BUCKMAN, DEREK WILLIAM ELLERTON (1803124) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV375 or ? of No 177 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie against targets of opportunity in the Pakokka area/?.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-Dec

HOLLAY, DENNIS ARTHUR STEPHEN (1320620) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV375 or ? of No 177 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie against targets of opportunity in the Pakokka area/?.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-Dec

HICKSON, FRANK (1495268) age: 39 RAFVR

AC2

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

01-Dec

HUGHES, RONALD JOHN (983494) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 221 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

01-Dec

PARKER, ROBERT GLENIE (423867) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK511 of No 222 Sqn, which broke up in the air during a dive bombing practice flight.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

01-Dec

COPLAND, WILLIAM DAVIES (1820621) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained on 20 Nov 1944 whilst flying in Halifax V, LL406 of No 297 Sqn, which cartwheeled and burnt out after hitting the ground near Shepherds Grove following an engine fire during a general flying practice.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Springbank) Cemetery

01-Dec

WILLIAMS, MILTON LLOYD (423437) age: 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, LF584 of No 567 Sqn, which flew into the top of a hill, broke up and caught fire during an AA co-operation exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

01-Dec

WOODWARD, LESLIE THOMAS (1811689) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 630 Sqn but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Holderness.  He is buried in Hampstead Cemetery

01-Dec

SEARLES, JAMES (1806988) age: 21 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst serving with No 28 EFTS but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery

01-Dec

TONKIN, FREDERICK MAURICE SAUNDERS (1203235) age: 34 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst serving with No 28 EFTS but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery

01-Dec

SMITH, GORDON HUGH JOHN (161339) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, MP523 of No 51 OTU, which crashed after hitting a post on landing at Cranfield.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

01-Dec

STICKLEE, HORACE SYDNEY (933479) age: 24 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving with No 52 WU but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Sandakan.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

01-Dec

ZEMAN, BORIS (788554) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, EP518 of No 57 OTU, which flew into high ground at Side Fell near Bewcastle, Cumbria after becoming lost in poor visibility.  He is buried in Carlisle (Dalston Road) Cemetery

01-Dec

PRICE, DAVID EVANS (1070042) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC2

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

01-Dec

NAYLOR, PHILIP JOSEPH (1093433) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving at SEAC HQ, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

01-Dec

FRANCE, RICHARD CHARLES (185352) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BN674 of the SLAIS (India), which crashed in a forced landing near Ranchi following an engine failure.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

01-Dec

DUELL, BERNARD JOHN (1215070) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

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

01-Dec

EVANS, FREDERICK WILLIAM (88899) age: 60 RAFVR

Fg Off

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

01-Dec

SKEATS, THOMAS GEORGE () age: 55 RAF A/Cdre He was serving as AOC of No ? (Maintenance) Wing and died in Northallerton Hospital following an operation.  He is buried in Annan Cemetery.

01-Dec

STIVEN, ROBERT (17151) age: 46 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

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

02-Dec

DARBON, DOUGLAS (1801128) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ456 YP- of No 23 Sqn, which came down near Wezep after being hit by flak on a bomber support sortie.  He is buried in Oldebroek General Cemetery

02-Dec

MURPHY, ALAN MICHAEL (33346) age: 27 RAF

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ456 YP- of No 23 Sqn, which came down near Wezep after being hit by flak on a bomber support sortie.  He is buried in Oldebroek General Cemetery

02-Dec

PAMMENT, KENNETH JACK (108141) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, HK530 of No 29 Sqn, which was lost on an intruder sortie to Gutersloh.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

02-Dec

KINNERY, JOHN FREDERICK (102495V) age: 26 SAAF

Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, MM519 of No 29 Sqn, which was lost on an intruder sortie to Lippstadt.  He is buried in Harderwijk General Cemetery

02-Dec

MORGAN, JOHN DEREK (153439) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, MM519 of No 29 Sqn, which was lost on an intruder sortie to Lippstadt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Dec

CHANT, LESLIE (1315456) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was captured on 19 Feb 1944 whilst flying in Halifax III, LV864 of No 35 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Leipzig and died from a coronary attack whilst being held in Stalag 357.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

02-Dec

HAIN, THOMAS RICHARD (181022) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP239 of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie to Pridgard in Yugoslavia.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

02-Dec

COLEMAN, BRIAN (1865905) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP239 of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie to Pridgard in Yugoslavia.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

02-Dec

CONSTANT, JACK (1316779) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP239 of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie to Pridgard in Yugoslavia.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

02-Dec

THOMAS, EDWIN (1652937) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP239 of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie to Pridgard in Yugoslavia.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

02-Dec

WHIFFIN, ARTHUR ROBERT (1802346) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP239 of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie to Pridgard in Yugoslavia.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

02-Dec

STRATHERN, IAN GORDON (162850) age: 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ409 'F' of No 88 Sqn, which crashed near Lille after stalling in cloud.  He is buried in Lesquin Communal Cemetery

02-Dec

TURNER, BASIL WILSON (176927) age: 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ409 'F' of No 88 Sqn, which crashed near Lille after stalling in cloud.  He is buried in Lesquin Communal Cemetery

02-Dec

BARNARD, ALBERT LEONARD (1622640) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF247 of No 104 Sqn, which flew into high ground near San Marcos on its return from a supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

02-Dec

BOWLER, HARRY CONRAD (1851797) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF247 of No 104 Sqn, which flew into high ground near San Marcos on its return from a supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

02-Dec

DOVER, CYRIL WILLIAM JAMES (916049) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF247 of No 104 Sqn, which flew into high ground near San Marcos on its return from a supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

02-Dec

ORWIN, THOMAS ROBERT (1800079) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF247 of No 104 Sqn, which flew into high ground near San Marcos on its return from a supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

02-Dec

WALLACE, JAMES FERGUSON (1672428) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF247 of No 104 Sqn, which flew into high ground near San Marcos on its return from a supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

02-Dec

ATKINSON, NORMAN (161620) age: 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV887 of No 206 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Leuchars after catching fire in the air.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Dec

TULLOCH, STEWART (J/28996) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV887 of No 206 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Leuchars after catching fire in the air.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Dec

ELLIOTT, KENNETH GEORGE (82190) age: 32 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV887 of No 206 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Leuchars after catching fire in the air.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Dec

MARSHALL, GEORGE STANLEY (1337473) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV887 of No 206 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Leuchars after catching fire in the air.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Dec

PEATS, ROBERTS (1685242) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV887 of No 206 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Leuchars after catching fire in the air.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Dec

HAWKINS, DAVID PHILIP LEE (413487) age: 22 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV887 of No 206 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Leuchars after catching fire in the air.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Dec

CHARTERS, WILLIAM (184685) age: 32 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV887 of No 206 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Leuchars after catching fire in the air.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Dec

HARPER, ROBERT HOWARD (41177) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV887 of No 206 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Leuchars after catching fire in the air.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Dec

WALKER, ERIC ANDREW (1310806) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV887 of No 206 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Leuchars after catching fire in the air.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Dec

HALL, FREDERICK RUSSELL (R/129181) age: 21 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV887 of No 206 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Leuchars after catching fire in the air.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Dec

FUNNELL, JAMES VICTOR CECIL (1605466) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Kittyhawk IV, FX793 of No 250 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on railway targets near Ferrara.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

02-Dec

PEET, FRANK ERIC (1156342) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE576 of No 254 Sqn, which failed to return from a sweep off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Dec

HOWIE, JOHN WATSON (1126465) age: 24 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE576 of No 254 Sqn, which failed to return from a sweep off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Dec

KOGUT, Stanislaw Aleksander (P.0965) age: 30 PAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XII, HK115 EW- of No 307 Sqn, which dived into the ground on the approach to Church Fenton during an air test.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

02-Dec

ZAKROCKI, Mieczyslaw (P.780215) age: 30 PAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XII, HK115 EW- of No 307 Sqn, which dived into the ground on the approach to Church Fenton during an air test.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

02-Dec

FREEMAN, JOHN ERNEST (J/39402) age:  RCAF

Fg Off

He died from injuries sustained on 17 Oct 1944 whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP745 EQ-H of No 408 Sqn, which he abandoned near Penruddock in Cumberland after it had become iced up over the Lake District.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

02-Dec

SUCHAROV, MORTIMER SAMUEL (J/37528) age: 29 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB766 NA-O of No 428 Sqn, which was abandoned near le Havre after it became uncontrollable due to severe icing on a raid to Hagen.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

02-Dec

HEMPSEED, MAURICE (1592635) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB766 NA-O of No 428 Sqn, which was abandoned near le Havre after it became uncontrollable due to severe icing on a raid to Hagen.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

02-Dec

GRANT, JOHN EDWARD (J/39333) age: 31 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ807 BM-C of No 433 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hagen.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

02-Dec

PITTMAN, JOHN BENJAMIN (J/43279) age: 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ807 BM-C of No 433 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hagen.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

02-Dec

SHIELLS, ROBERT HOWARD (J/38422) age: 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ807 BM-C of No 433 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hagen.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

02-Dec

COOK, WALTER HERBERT (J/11319) age: 24 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ807 BM-C of No 433 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hagen.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

02-Dec

ASH, JOSEPH WILLIAM (J/95203) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ807 BM-C of No 433 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hagen.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

02-Dec

AINSWORTH, RICHARD ERIC (3011067) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ807 BM-C of No 433 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hagen.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

02-Dec

PAYNE, REGINALD VICTOR JOHN (1298147) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2726 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Grevenbicht Protestant Churchyard

02-Dec

EDWARDS, ARTHUR WILLIAM (1861191) age: 49 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 5017 (Airfield Construction) Sqn but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

02-Dec

BILLINGS, REGINALD GEORGE (1860922) age: 52 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 5017 (Airfield Construction) Sqn but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

02-Dec

JOY, RONALD LAMOND THOMSON (538301) age: 26 RAF

Cpl

He had been serving with No 153 MU but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Labuan.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

02-Dec

DAVIDSON, THOMAS (1551876) age: 24 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 383 AMES, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

02-Dec

EYRE, JOHN (173595) age: 25 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, HK434 of No 4 FU, which disappeared on a delivery flight to Italy.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

02-Dec

SEABROOK, ALEC JOSEPH (169086) age: Unknown RAF

Fg Off

He waskilled whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, HK434 of No 4 FU, which disappeared on a delivery flight to Italy.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

02-Dec

ALLAN, FREDERICK KENNETH (1683539) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk IV, FX817 of No 5 RFU, which dived into Lake Trasimeno whilst undertaking a dive bombing practice.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

02-Dec

HEALEY, PATRICK JOSEPH (1902510) age: 36 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 6029 SE, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen

02-Dec

ROWLEY, ALBERT (1164836) age: 33 RAFVR

AC1

The unit in which he had been serving is currently unknown but he died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Labuan.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

02-Dec

PYCROFT, REGINALD (1644726) age: 45 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Brighton (42).  He is buried in Hove New Cemetery

02-Dec

PARSONS, CLARENCE WALTER (106359) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Brighton (42).  He is buried in Corfe Mullen Cemetery

02-Dec

LAWRENCE, JOHN ALBERT WYATT (37709) age: 33 RAF

Wg Cdr

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

03-Dec

HARRISON, NORMAN DOUGLAS (434087) age: 20 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, EW286 'H' of No 99 Sqn, which collided with KG973 'O' of the same unit on a raid against Hnohnpladuk railway station.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Dec

BOOTH, STEPHEN DION (160692) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, EW286 'H' of No 99 Sqn, which collided with KG973 'O' of the same unit on a raid against Hnohnpladuk railway station.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Dec

JONES, GEORGE ERNEST (J/85027) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, EW286 'H' of No 99 Sqn, which collided with KG973 'O' of the same unit on a raid against Hnohnpladuk railway station.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Dec

SANGER, REGINALD ERNEST SHACKLETON (1601861) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, EW286 'H' of No 99 Sqn, which collided with KG973 'O' of the same unit on a raid against Hnohnpladuk railway station.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Dec

SCHONBERG, MICHAEL (1564344) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, EW286 'H' of No 99 Sqn, which collided with KG973 'O' of the same unit on a raid against Hnohnpladuk railway station.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Dec

CORRIGALL, BERNARD WILLIAM (425831) age: 27 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, EW286 'H' of No 99 Sqn, which collided with KG973 'O' of the same unit on a raid against Hnohnpladuk railway station.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Dec

RICHARDS, GORDON WILLIAM (576072) age: 21 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, EW286 'H' of No 99 Sqn, which collided with KG973 'O' of the same unit on a raid against Hnohnpladuk railway station.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Dec

CRAGG, FRANK RAYMOND (1038422) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, EW286 'H' of No 99 Sqn, which collided with KG973 'O' of the same unit on a raid against Hnohnpladuk railway station.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Dec

McNERNEY, PATRICK (1798175) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, EW286 'H' of No 99 Sqn, which collided with KG973 'O' of the same unit on a raid against Hnohnpladuk railway station.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Dec

MOSS-VERNON, DAVID KEITH (1670858) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, EW286 'H' of No 99 Sqn, which collided with KG973 'O' of the same unit on a raid against Hnohnpladuk railway station.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Dec

ROBERTSON, ROBERT (1825400) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, EW286 'H' of No 99 Sqn, which collided with KG973 'O' of the same unit on a raid against Hnohnpladuk railway station.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Dec

O'NEILL, ROBERT CASTLE (1567) age: 25 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, KG973 'O' of No 99 Sqn, which collided with EW286 of the same unit on a raid against Hnohnpladuk railway station.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Dec

BRAMELD, ARTHUR HERBERT (1643005) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, KG973 'O' of No 99 Sqn, which collided with EW286 of the same unit on a raid against Hnohnpladuk railway station.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Dec

FARROW, JAMES EDWARD JOSEPH (1387116) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, KG973 'O' of No 99 Sqn, which collided with EW286 of the same unit on a raid against Hnohnpladuk railway station.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Dec

GRIMSHAW, JOHN FRANCES (1590681) age: 19 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, KG973 'O' of No 99 Sqn, which collided with EW286 of the same unit on a raid against Hnohnpladuk railway station.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Dec

PICKUP, HARRY (1591967) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, KG973 'O' of No 99 Sqn, which collided with EW286 of the same unit on a raid against Hnohnpladuk railway station.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Dec

SMITH, SYDNEY RICHARD (1397725) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, KG973 'O' of No 99 Sqn, which collided with EW286 of the same unit on a raid against Hnohnpladuk railway station.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Dec

TUDOR, GERALD ERNEST (1414899) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, KG973 'O' of No 99 Sqn, which collided with EW286 of the same unit on a raid against Hnohnpladuk railway station.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Dec

MILLIGAN, JOHN ROBERT (R/74101) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, KG973 'O' of No 99 Sqn, which collided with EW286 of the same unit on a raid against Hnohnpladuk railway station.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Dec

PUGH, WILLIAM JAMES DAVID (1398672) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, KG973 'O' of No 99 Sqn, which collided with EW286 of the same unit on a raid against Hnohnpladuk railway station.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Dec

PARCELL, ERROL PHILIP (4210091) age: 24 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, KG973 'O' of No 99 Sqn, which collided with EW286 of the same unit on a raid against Hnohnpladuk railway station.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Dec

NICHOLS, GEORGE FREDERICK (175089) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK143 NF-B of No 138 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on Operation Tablejam 169-177 to Denmark on behalf of SOE.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Dec

POULSON, LESLIE WILLIAM (424680) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK143 NF-B of No 138 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on Operation Tablejam 169-177 to Denmark on behalf of SOE.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Dec

GOLDING, JOSEPH ALBERT (945043) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK143 NF-B of No 138 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on Operation Tablejam 169-177 to Denmark on behalf of SOE.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Dec

HARRIS, JOHN GEORGE (1399950) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK143 NF-B of No 138 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on Operation Tablejam 169-177 to Denmark on behalf of SOE.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Dec

TERRELL, CHARLES EDWARD (188483) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK143 NF-B of No 138 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on Operation Tablejam 169-177 to Denmark on behalf of SOE.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Dec

BUTLER, ARTHUR CECIL (1836613) age: 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK143 NF-B of No 138 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on Operation Tablejam 169-177 to Denmark on behalf of SOE.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Dec

FILER, FREDERICK ALBERT WALTER (1337166) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK143 NF-B of No 138 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on Operation Tablejam 169-177 to Denmark on behalf of SOE.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Dec

RICHARDSON, JOHN CREIGHTON (182753) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Typhoon IB, JR310 or MN136 or MN889 of No 184 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Shorncliffe in Kent during a formation flying practice.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

03-Dec

HADDOW, CHARLES GRAHAM (144945) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Typhoon IB, JR310 or MN136 or MN889 of No 184 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Shorncliffe in Kent during a formation flying practice.  He is buried in Hawkinge Cemetery

03-Dec

O'BRIEN, WILLIAM THOMAS JAMES (150326) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Typhoon IB, JR310 or MN136 or MN889 of No 184 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Shorncliffe in Kent during a formation flying practice.  He was buried in/or cremated at Hendon Cemetery and Crematorium

03-Dec

BASCOM, CHARLES STANLEY (R/149140) age: 21 RCAF

LAC

He was serving with No 413 Sqn and drowned.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

03-Dec

WARFIELD, WILLIAM (J/19095) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK232 of No 421 Sqn, which crashed near Nivelles after running out of fuel during an escort sortie.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

03-Dec

SAUNDERS, WILLIAM LEE (J/22803) age: 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN348 of No 439 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak near Burden.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Dec

SUGDEN, ALFRED WILLIAM EDWARD (J/90713) age: 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN251 'F' of No 440 Sqn, which crashed into a canal after overshooting a landing at airfield B78.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

03-Dec

DUNN, JOHN (1494694) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, MM427 of No 464 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation in the Rotterdam/Venlo area.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Dec

WILLIAMS, GLYN (183388) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, MM427 of No 464 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation in the Rotterdam/Venlo area.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Dec

GRILLAGE, FREDERICK GEORGE (86729) age: 36 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB629 6O-J of No 582 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by an enemy fighter during a raid to Heimbach.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

03-Dec

BARKER, JOHN LANGFORD DESMOND (159750) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

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

03-Dec

BARR, LAURENCE (641413) age: 32 RAF

LAC

He was serving with No 19 Staging Post, and was killed in a V-1 attack on B.70 Duerne.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery.

03-Dec

VILLA, HAROLD HENRY CURZON (1176959) age: 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 327 MU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

03-Dec

CLARK, SYDNEY JOHN (1221739) age: 32 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving as a meteorologist with No 19 Staging Post and was killed in a V-1 attack on B.70 Duerne.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery.

03-Dec

BOTTOMLEY, MARTIN WALTER (153499) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst serving with No 79 OTU but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery

03-Dec

DE SMIDT, OWEN DOUGLAS (206263V) age: 24 SAAF

Lt

He was killed/died whilst serving in the Middle East, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery

03-Dec

FURNELL, DENNIS GUY (591498) age: 22 RAF

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and possibly died whilst being treated in the RAF Hospital, Uxbridge, his death being registered in Uxbridge.  He is buried in Stourton Caundle Church Cemetery

03-Dec

MOFFAT-WILSON, GUY PATRICK HAMILTON (54738) age: 28 RAFVR

Plt Off

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 Wolverhampton Borough Cemetery

03-Dec

GRIGG, HAROLD ERNEST FRANCIS (863337) age: 34 AuxAF

Sgt

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

03-Dec

RICHARDS, LESLIE (1394587) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Wandsworth (Leslie R).  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

03-Dec

CLAESSEN, RUPERT SETTATRE (1396004) age: 27 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Wandsworth.  He is buried in Camberwell (Honor Oak) Crematorium

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