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Casualties - 4 - 5 December 1944


04-Dec

DAVIS, VINCENT (429452) age: 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK626 LS-W of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Osterfeld during a raid to Oberhausen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

04-Dec

FURNESS, JOHN HOWELL (429111) age: 22 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK626 LS-W of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Osterfeld during a raid to Oberhausen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

04-Dec

LOWE, JAMES THOMAS (427002) age: 22 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK626 LS-W of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Osterfeld during a raid to Oberhausen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

04-Dec

SKILBECK, ROBERT WESLEY (430063) age:  RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK626 LS-W of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Osterfeld during a raid to Oberhausen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

04-Dec

SHEWEN, JOHN GEORGE (2211742) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK626 LS-W of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Osterfeld during a raid to Oberhausen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

04-Dec

TAYLOR, STANLEY WILLIAM JOHN (3000350) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK626 LS-W of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Osterfeld during a raid to Oberhausen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

04-Dec

WILSON, PATRICK BYRAM (3040116) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK626 LS-W of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Osterfeld during a raid to Oberhausen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

04-Dec

DOWNES, STUART (162081) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ502 'T' of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from a weather recce sortie over Yugoslavia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

04-Dec

GUBBINS, JOHN HAROLD (1528363) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ502 'T' of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from a weather recce sortie over Yugoslavia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

04-Dec

TONG, FREDERICK THOMAS (1335459) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ502 'T' of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from a weather recce sortie over Yugoslavia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

04-Dec

LEIGH, GEOFFREY ROBERT (1477559) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, PT542 of No 43 Sqn, which failed to return from an operational sortie.  He is buried in Forli War Cemetery

04-Dec

HIRSCHFELD, G W (103929V) age: Unknown SAAF

Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD373 KM-X of No 44 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Kleiningersheim during a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

MURPHY, DESMOND ERIC (429472) age: 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD373 KM-X of No 44 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Kleiningersheim during a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

YORKE, PETER (160033) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD373 KM-X of No 44 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Kleiningersheim during a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

JONES, HENRY SYLVESTER (436051) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD373 KM-X of No 44 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Kleiningersheim during a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

LORRAIN, ALFRED DENNIS (1607068) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD373 KM-X of No 44 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Kleiningersheim during a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

MITCHELL, JACK (1514804) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD373 KM-X of No 44 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Kleiningersheim during a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

STORR, JOHN (1431938) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD373 KM-X of No 44 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Kleiningersheim during a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

DEACON, NORMAN TUDOR (710323) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG145 DX-J of No 57 Sqn, which came down near Oberstenfeld during a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

CHING, WILLIAM MICHAEL (4215731) age: 20 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG145 DX-J of No 57 Sqn, which came down near Oberstenfeld during a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

BECKER, PHILIP AUGUST (328419V) age: Unknown SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG145 DX-J of No 57 Sqn, which came down near Oberstenfeld during a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

LEES, CHARLES GREY (1566424) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG145 DX-J of No 57 Sqn, which came down near Oberstenfeld during a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

OSMAN, RONALD CHARLES (1209008) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG145 DX-J of No 57 Sqn, which came down near Oberstenfeld during a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

ROSELT, ADRIAN RUYSEH (710346) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG145 DX-J of No 57 Sqn, which came down near Oberstenfeld during a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

WALTER, JOHN HENRY (905918) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVII, HK348 of No 68 Sqn, which crashed into the sea during  anti-Diver patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Dec

BRILL, JAMES KEMBLE (658958) age: 24 RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVII, HK348 of No 68 Sqn, which crashed into the sea during  anti-Diver patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Dec

THOMPSON, HAROLD JOHN (410398) age: 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB281 ZN-J of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

ALLBON, DOUGLAS GEORGE (428898) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB281 ZN-J of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

HANSCOMBE, DONALD EDWIN (422174) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB281 ZN-J of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

McCULLUM, GEORGE ROGER (433857) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB281 ZN-J of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

SANDS, HENRY SELWYN (620716) age: 24 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB281 ZN-J of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

MENZIES, NEIL MACDONALD (424199) age: 20 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB281 ZN-J of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

GILCHRIST, ROBERT (175574) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 143 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Elvanfoot Churchyard

04-Dec

HANNA, STANLEY ROY (J/36482) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM716 AS-X of No 166 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Kirmington on its return from a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

04-Dec

HOWARD, DOUGLAS STUDHOLME (J/39324) age: 33 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM716 AS-X of No 166 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Kirmington on its return from a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

04-Dec

MACKLAIER, CHARLES WILBERT (J/38418) age: Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM716 AS-X of No 166 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Kirmington on its return from a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

04-Dec

DARLING, WILLIAM RUSSELL (R/261453) age: 19 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM716 AS-X of No 166 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Kirmington on its return from a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

04-Dec

FOWLER, CECIL ALLEN (R/264939) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM716 AS-X of No 166 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Kirmington on its return from a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

04-Dec

WYNNYK, WILLIAM PETER (R/187127) age: 30 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM716 AS-X of No 166 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Kirmington on its return from a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

04-Dec

MORRIS, PETER (1867900) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM716 AS-X of No 166 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Kirmington on its return from a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Kettering (London Road) Cemetery

04-Dec

REID, ALLEN JAMES (J/36936) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME318 AS-E of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

JOYCE, JACK ANTHONY (424526) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME318 AS-E of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

BARR, ROBERT JAMES (R/251406) age: 19 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME318 AS-E of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

THYRET, HARRY RAY (R/224882) age: 19 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME318 AS-E of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

TAYLOR, ALEXANDER JOHN (1366936) age: 39 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME318 AS-E of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

WILLIAMS, ELMER FASKEN (R/160076) age: 27 RCAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME318 AS-E of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

LITTLE, HENRY ALVIS (154679) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB742 CA-T of No 189 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

04-Dec

FLOOD, MICHAEL THOMAS (130660) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB742 CA-T of No 189 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

04-Dec

ALLISON, JOHN (1800530) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB742 CA-T of No 189 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

04-Dec

HANSON, ROBERT LAURENCE (1899499) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB742 CA-T of No 189 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

04-Dec

JORDAN, HAROLD WILLIAM FLEETWOOD (3005766) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB742 CA-T of No 189 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

04-Dec

SCOTT, NORMAN (1899459) age: 36 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB742 CA-T of No 189 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

04-Dec

WILLIAMSON, JAMES ASHCROFT (1084486) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB742 CA-T of No 189 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

04-Dec

LOVETT, MICHAEL JOSEPH (184363) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL968 EM-K of No 207 Sqn, which came down near Barembach during a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

04-Dec

MALONEY, JOHN BENEDICT (423547) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL968 EM-K of No 207 Sqn, which came down near Barembach during a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

04-Dec

DAY, NORMAN LESLIE TERRETT (1324940) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL968 EM-K of No 207 Sqn, which came down near Barembach during a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

04-Dec

LANGSTONE, ALBERT FREDERICK (1852359) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL968 EM-K of No 207 Sqn, which came down near Barembach during a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

04-Dec

THORNE, JACK WOOD (1284560) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL968 EM-K of No 207 Sqn, which came down near Barembach during a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

04-Dec

WYPER, JOHN (1550746) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL968 EM-K of No 207 Sqn, which came down near Barembach during a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

04-Dec

JENKINS, ALLAN KEITH (408999) age: 31 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL968 EM-K of No 207 Sqn, which came down near Barembach during a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

04-Dec

SHARP, EDWARD (2210322) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB765 EM-B of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Holtzwihr during a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

04-Dec

TURNER, WILLIAM FRANCIS (1483675) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB765 EM-B of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Holtzwihr during a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

04-Dec

CLARKE, ARTHUR HENRY (423651) age: 31 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB765 EM-B of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Holtzwihr during a raid to Heilbronn.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Dec

WEBB, PETER (3006137) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM259 9J-U of No 227 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Kleiningershein during a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

BRITTON, ERIC IVOR (144279) age: 25 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB672 9J-C of No 227 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Grandfontaine during a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

04-Dec

DUNSTAN, RONALD JAMES (145908) age: 32 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB672 9J-C of No 227 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Grandfontaine during a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

04-Dec

THOMAS, HERBERT RONALD (1339726) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB672 9J-C of No 227 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Grandfontaine during a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

04-Dec

HASE, RUDOLF CARL(R/196364) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB672 9J-C of No 227 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Grandfontaine during a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

04-Dec

FAIRHEAD, LESLIE HERBERT EPHRAIM (436696) age: 21 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB672 9J-C of No 227 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Grandfontaine during a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

04-Dec

MATTHEWS, ERNEST WILLIAM (2221540) age: 34 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB672 9J-C of No 227 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Grandfontaine during a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

04-Dec

WOOD, BLAIR (1826216) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB672 9J-C of No 227 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Grandfontaine during a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

04-Dec

KULHAVY, JAROSLAV  (787115) age: 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, FL981 'O' of No 311 Sqn, which crashed on a night take off from Tain after losing height.  He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery

04-Dec

HAVRANEK, FRANTISEK  (788383) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, FL981 'O' of No 311 Sqn, which crashed on a night take off from Tain after losing height.  He is buried in Tain (St Duthus) Cemetery

04-Dec

SEBESTIK, JOSEF  (787788) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, FL981 'O' of No 311 Sqn, which crashed on a night take off from Tain after losing height.  He is buried in Tain (St Duthus) Cemetery

04-Dec

BENEDIKT, FRANTISEK  (788287) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, FL981 'O' of No 311 Sqn, which crashed on a night take off from Tain after losing height.  He is buried in Tain (St Duthus) Cemetery

04-Dec

HNILICKA, VALTER  (654799) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, FL981 'O' of No 311 Sqn, which crashed on a night take off from Tain after losing height.  He is buried in Tain (St Duthus) Cemetery

04-Dec

PETRASEK, STEPAN  (787438) age: 27 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, FL981 'O' of No 311 Sqn, which crashed on a night take off from Tain after losing height.  He is buried in Tain (St Duthus) Cemetery

04-Dec

ZBROJ, EDVARD  (138875) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, FL981 'O' of No 311 Sqn, which crashed on a night take off from Tain after losing height.  He is buried in The Maidenhead Register

04-Dec

JORGENSON, MAURICE (J/86953) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG822 'P' of No 354 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

04-Dec

SMAIL, WILLIAM DEREK (578230) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG822 'P' of No 354 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

04-Dec

ABILDGAARD, CHRISTIAN (J/95204) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG822 'P' of No 354 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

04-Dec

BONANY, ALBERT LOUIS (J/93685) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG822 'P' of No 354 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

04-Dec

ETHERINGTON, REGINALD NORMAN (J/95291) age: 26 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG822 'P' of No 354 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

04-Dec

SLAWSON, JOHN COLQUHOUN (J/95479) age: 30 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG822 'P' of No 354 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

04-Dec

THICKETT, GEOFFREY MCCARTHY (J/93333) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG822 'P' of No 354 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

04-Dec

CHESTER, RICHARD HOWARD (1451246) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG822 'P' of No 354 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

04-Dec

McLEAN, GORDON GILLEAN (C/29763) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MJ744 of No 414 Sqn, which was shot down in error by US AA fire over the Hurtgen Forest during a tactical recce sortie.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

04-Dec

WARING, JOCELYN KING (434058) age: 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB792 JO-Q of No 463 Sqn, which flew into high ground near le Hohwald on its return from a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

04-Dec

BROSNAN, JOHN LANE (428396) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB792 JO-Q of No 463 Sqn, which flew into high ground near le Hohwald on its return from a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

04-Dec

GROVES, GEORGE CALEB(428642) age: 29 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB792 JO-Q of No 463 Sqn, which flew into high ground near le Hohwald on its return from a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

04-Dec

HOWELL, ROBERT MAGNAY (430207) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB792 JO-Q of No 463 Sqn, which flew into high ground near le Hohwald on its return from a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

04-Dec

TEMPLETON, ROBERT PARK (431591) age: 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB792 JO-Q of No 463 Sqn, which flew into high ground near le Hohwald on its return from a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

04-Dec

SMITH, JOHN (1556800) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB792 JO-Q of No 463 Sqn, which flew into high ground near le Hohwald on its return from a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

04-Dec

STEELE, RONALD ARTHUR WILLIAM (1867974) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM100 of No 467 Sqn, which was attacked by an enemy fighter on its return from a raid on Heilbronn.  He is buried in Aldborough Hatch (St Peter) Churchyard

04-Dec

PLUMRIDGE, JOHN BITHEL (428353) age: 20 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB740 PO-O of No 467 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

RAWSON, GEORGE DUDLEY (424797) age: 20 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB740 PO-O of No 467 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

SINDEN, GEORGE FREDERICK (432361) age: 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB740 PO-O of No 467 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

GEORGE, CHARLES LESLIE (430654) age: 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB740 PO-O of No 467 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

HAYMAN, GEOFFREY (433207) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB740 PO-O of No 467 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

WOOD, JOHN LESLIE (1894948) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB740 PO-O of No 467 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

CHRISTOPHERSON, PETER WILKIE (154542) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR197 'T' of No 487 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

04-Dec

HOLMES, FREDERICK HENRY (76583) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR197 'T' of No 487 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

04-Dec

AWAD, PHILIP PETER (J/39979) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM751 PG-X of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

MEREDITH, FREDERICK LEONARD (J/38814) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM751 PG-X of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

SCHAEFER, ROBERT HARRY (J/35883) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM751 PG-X of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

SWANSON, JOHN LONSDALE (1138377) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM751 PG-X of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

WEIR, LESLIE GEORGE (1894060) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM751 PG-X of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

CHAMBERS, STANLEY VICTOR (J/88244) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND932 PG-O of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

GALLIARD, JOHN DOUGLAS (1600952) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND932 PG-O of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

PRUNKLE, ROBERT (R/202987) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND932 PG-O of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

SHANTZ, IRA WALTER (J/91118) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND932 PG-O of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

PASCOE, ARCHIE (1410630) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND932 PG-O of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

REED, CHARLES JOHN (1607108) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND932 PG-O of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Heilbronn.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Dec

CROMARTY, JOSEPH FRASER (1567127) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW278 of No 1652 HCU, which flew into high ground near Thirsk during a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Rosebank) Cemetery

04-Dec

LEE, DESMOND MAURICE (434687) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW278 of No 1652 HCU, which flew into high ground near Thirsk during a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

04-Dec

McGRATH, GRAHAM EDWARD (428341) age: 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW278 of No 1652 HCU, which flew into high ground near Thirsk during a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

04-Dec

REYNOLDS, PETER HENRY (1850794) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW278 of No 1652 HCU, which flew into high ground near Thirsk during a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

04-Dec

GLINZ, KEVIN CYRIL (R/109197) age: 29 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF186 GP-V of No 1661 HCU, which crashed near Grantham after control was lost after flying into a cu-nim cloud.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

04-Dec

DIGGINS, LESLIE GEORGE (1808390) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF186 GP-V of No 1661 HCU, which crashed near Grantham after control was lost after flying into a cu-nim cloud.  He is buried in Highgate Cemetery

04-Dec

HEATON, ERIC WILLIAM (1494490) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF186 GP-V of No 1661 HCU, which crashed near Grantham after control was lost after flying into a cu-nim cloud.  He is buried in Orrell (St Luke) Churchyard

04-Dec

CAMPBELL, GORDON ROCH (410946) age: 25 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF186 GP-V of No 1661 HCU, which crashed near Grantham after control was lost after flying into a cu-nim cloud.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

04-Dec

STANDRING, DERRICK JOHN (1602092) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF186 GP-V of No 1661 HCU, which crashed near Grantham after control was lost after flying into a cu-nim cloud.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

04-Dec

HOWARTH, WILLIAM LEY (1863748) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF186 GP-V of No 1661 HCU, which crashed near Grantham after control was lost after flying into a cu-nim cloud.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

04-Dec

STOWE, BERNARD (798810) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF186 GP-V of No 1661 HCU, which crashed near Grantham after control was lost after flying into a cu-nim cloud.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

04-Dec

WINN, ANTHONY (2206056) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF186 GP-V of No 1661 HCU, which crashed near Grantham after control was lost after flying into a cu-nim cloud.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

04-Dec

TERRY, ALMA LOUIS (1398111) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF186 GP-V of No 1661 HCU, which crashed near Grantham after control was lost after flying into a cu-nim cloud.  He is buried in Rochester (Strood) Cemetery

04-Dec

TINGAY, KENNETH ARTHUR (1608417) age: 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson II, 11514 of No 17 SFTS (Canada), which crashed near Souris after hitting a telegraph pole whilst trying to find the airfield in fog.  Fg Off W J Watson RCAF also killed.  He is buried in Brandon Cemetery, Manitoba

04-Dec

RUSSELL, PETER GEOFFREY (1606067) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 223 Grp, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Rawalpindi War Cemetery

04-Dec

CRAIG, ANTHONY (1208413) age: Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

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

04-Dec

HILL, LESLIE WALTER (1151463) age: 27 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving at Seletar but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Labuan.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

04-Dec

BROWN, LESLIE DOUGLAS (981625) age: 28 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving at Seletar but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Sandakan in Borneo.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

04-Dec

KIDD, ARTHUR STANLEY EDWARD (545610) age: 29 RAF

Sgt

He was serving in South Africa but his unit and exact cause of his death has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Johannesburg (West Park) Cemetery

04-Dec

TILLSON, JOHN DONALD (915803) age: 25 RAFVR

Cpl

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

04-Dec

NASH, JACK CHARLTON (1409323) age: 37 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Norwich.  He is buried in Bosham (Holy Trinity) Church Cemetery

04-Dec

FOSS, FRANCIS JOHN HENRY (634683) age: 33 RAF

LAC

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

04-Dec

DAY, GEORGE CHARLES ADOLPHUS ERNEST (1515275) age: 42 RAFVR

LAC

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

05-Dec

GRIFFITHS, WILLIAM PRICE (139488) age: 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FL588 of No 24 Sqn, which flew into a mountain near Usson in France en-route to India carrying a party of experienced glider pilots.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

05-Dec

CLEMENTS, NEVILLE OXYNHAM (42194) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FL588 of No 24 Sqn, which flew into a mountain near Usson in France en-route to India carrying a party of experienced glider pilots.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

05-Dec

RICHARDS, MALCOLM LAWRENCE (133347) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FL588 of No 24 Sqn, which flew into a mountain near Usson in France en-route to India carrying a party of experienced glider pilots.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

05-Dec

COLLIER, KENNETH ROY (422424) age: 24 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK587 of No 91 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s over Hamm during Ramrod 1394.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

05-Dec

HURN, ROBERT HENRY (153223) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR120 of No 248 Sqn, which crashed in the sea whilst attacking a convoy off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Dec

COLLINS, LESLIE NORMAN (129254) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR120 of No 248 Sqn, which crashed in the sea whilst attacking a convoy off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Dec

HACKERS, KENNETH (1592607) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH164 of No 355 Sqn, which was abandoned near Keonjhargarh, Orissa following a double engine failure and loss of power on the other two, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

05-Dec

CARTER, ALBERT VICTOR (J/35424) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, LW200 OW-N of No 426 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster X, KB768 NA-E of No 428 Sqn near Rugby in Warwickshire during a raid to Soest.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

05-Dec

DOWDING, RICHARD BOYD (J/35782) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, LW200 OW-N of No 426 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster X, KB768 NA-E of No 428 Sqn near Rugby in Warwickshire during a raid to Soest.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

05-Dec

DOWNING, ALBERT EDWARD BERT (J/39340) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, LW200 OW-N of No 426 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster X, KB768 NA-E of No 428 Sqn near Rugby in Warwickshire during a raid to Soest.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

05-Dec

HARWOOD, EDWARD JAMES FRANCIS (J/94452) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, LW200 OW-N of No 426 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster X, KB768 NA-E of No 428 Sqn near Rugby in Warwickshire during a raid to Soest.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

05-Dec

MURRELL, WILLIAM JAMES (J/93541) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, LW200 OW-N of No 426 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster X, KB768 NA-E of No 428 Sqn near Rugby in Warwickshire during a raid to Soest.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

05-Dec

MYRON, IAN THOMAS (J/94453) age: Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, LW200 OW-N of No 426 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster X, KB768 NA-E of No 428 Sqn near Rugby in Warwickshire during a raid to Soest.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

05-Dec

BOURNER, DERRICK LAWRENCE (1869652) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, LW200 OW-N of No 426 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster X, KB768 NA-E of No 428 Sqn near Rugby in Warwickshire during a raid to Soest.  He is buried in Dagenham (Chadwell Heath) Cemetery

05-Dec

KNOKE, JOSEPH (J/95370) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VIII, LW204 OW-K of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid to Soest.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

05-Dec

COOPER, EVERETT ELWYN (J/42284) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB768 NA-E of No 428 Sqn, which collided with Halifax VII, LW200 OW-N of No 426 Sqn near Rugby in Warwickshire during a raid to Soest.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

05-Dec

BAXTER, ARIE GORDON (R/254110) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB768 NA-E of No 428 Sqn, which collided with Halifax VII, LW200 OW-N of No 426 Sqn near Rugby in Warwickshire during a raid to Soest.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

05-Dec

PECHET, SAMUEL WILLIAM (J/35060) age: 30 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB768 NA-E of No 428 Sqn, which collided with Halifax VII, LW200 OW-N of No 426 Sqn near Rugby in Warwickshire during a raid to Soest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Dec

REID, JOHN (J/40469) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB768 NA-E of No 428 Sqn, which collided with Halifax VII, LW200 OW-N of No 426 Sqn near Rugby in Warwickshire during a raid to Soest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Dec

SHEWFELT, HAROLD ANGUS (J/915) age: 25 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB768 NA-E of No 428 Sqn, which collided with Halifax VII, LW200 OW-N of No 426 Sqn near Rugby in Warwickshire during a raid to Soest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Dec

VIRAG, JAMES EMIL (J/95480) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB768 NA-E of No 428 Sqn, which collided with Halifax VII, LW200 OW-N of No 426 Sqn near Rugby in Warwickshire during a raid to Soest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Dec

COLLINGWOOD, CHARLES NORMAN (1595173) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB768 NA-E of No 428 Sqn, which collided with Halifax VII, LW200 OW-N of No 426 Sqn near Rugby in Warwickshire during a raid to Soest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Dec

HAKEWILL, JAMES AUSTIN (417747) age: 27 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV438 of No 455 Sqn, which dived into the sea after being hit by flak whilst attacking shipping in the Orstenfjord.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Dec

SIDES, FREDERICK GORDON (419347) age: 21 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV438 of No 455 Sqn, which dived into the sea after being hit by flak whilst attacking shipping in the Orstenfjord.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Dec

GRIFFITHS, WILLIAM STANWELL (170418) age: 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire XI, PL882 of No 541 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea following an engine failure.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

05-Dec

WATSON, ALAN NORTON (150428) age: 22 RAF

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T7038 of No 11 EFTS, which broke up in the air near Kinclaven in Perthshire whilst carrying out aerobatics.  He is buried in Hull Western Cemetery

05-Dec

WILLIAMS, PETER ERIC (181490) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T7038 of No 11 EFTS, which broke up in the air near Kinclaven in Perthshire whilst carrying out aerobatics.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Streatham) Cemetery

05-Dec

MARSH, ROBERT JOSEPH (437320) age: 19 RNZAF

Plt Off

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Wellington X, LN226 of No 11 OTU, which cartwheeled after diving into the ground whilst practicing night circuits at Oakley.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

05-Dec

DUMAS, JOSPEH LAURENT GERRARD (J/43524) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC967 of No 22 OTU, which crashed near Okehampton in Devon whilst flying in cloud during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

05-Dec

DUBE, JOSEPH LUCIEN MARCEL (R/189534) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC967 of No 22 OTU, which crashed near Okehampton in Devon whilst flying in cloud during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

05-Dec

JOBIN, PAUL ANDRE MARC (R/189707) age: 32 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC967 of No 22 OTU, which crashed near Okehampton in Devon whilst flying in cloud during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

05-Dec

BERLINGUETTE, JOSEPH JEAN PAUL OSIAS (R/219122) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC967 of No 22 OTU, which crashed near Okehampton in Devon whilst flying in cloud during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

05-Dec

CHEVRIER, GEORE ALBERT (R/279581) age: 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC967 of No 22 OTU, which crashed near Okehampton in Devon whilst flying in cloud during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

05-Dec

SAVARD, JOSEPH LUDGER NORMAN (R/284298) age: 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC967 of No 22 OTU, which crashed near Okehampton in Devon whilst flying in cloud during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

05-Dec

BOUDREAU, JOSEPH RUFIN (J/86766) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He died from injuries sustained on 30 Nov 1944 whilst flying in Mosquito NF30, MM783 of No 304 FTU, which crashed on the approach to Melton Mowbrey in poor visibility.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Dec

PILNICK, WALTER (1735549) age: 19 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 66 AS, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Cape Town (Maitland) Cemetery

05-Dec

COTTON, EDWARD RUSSELL (1515445) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

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

05-Dec

VON BOCK, ERIC FRANCIS (152340) age: 21 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 Ranchi War Cemetery

05-Dec

BEER, REGINALD HENRY (1170688) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN231 of No 84 OTU, which was probably lost over the North Sea during a navigation training sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Dec

BRUCE, JOHN (1605997) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN231 of No 84 OTU, which was probably lost over the North Sea during a navigation training sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Dec

GREEN, THOMAS FREDERICK (3030259) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN231 of No 84 OTU, which was probably lost over the North Sea during a navigation training sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Dec

HITCHCOCK, NORMAN PETER (1581832) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN231 of No 84 OTU, which was probably lost over the North Sea during a navigation training sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Dec

KNIGHTON, LESLIE (1674986) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN231 of No 84 OTU, which was probably lost over the North Sea during a navigation training sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Dec

ROBERTSON, ALEXANDER (1683527) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN231 of No 84 OTU, which was probably lost over the North Sea during a navigation training sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Dec

SPENCER, PAUL IVAN (1620185) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN231 of No 84 OTU, which was probably lost over the North Sea during a navigation training sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Dec

DAVIES, HERBERT VICTOR (1128932) age: 45 RAFVR

AC1

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

05-Dec

CAWSEY, ARTHUR ROGERSON (756298) age: 24 RAFVR

AC2

He had been serving at Kuching but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Labuan.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

05-Dec

EGGLESTON, WINSKILL (1007645) age: 30 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and was killed when the RAF vehicle he was driving was in collision with a US vehicle at Minsterworth.  He is buried in Ferryhill Cemetery

05-Dec

HOLDEN, DOROTHY (2102440) age: 18 WAAF

ACW2

She was serving at RAF Acaster Malbis but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, her death being registered in York.  She is buried in Stockport Borough Cemetery.

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