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Casualties - 6 - 8 December 1944


06-Dec

HINES, ANTHONY CHARLES DEREK (49779) age: 25 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FR891 of No 2 Sqn, which came down near Breda in bad weather during a tactical recce sortie.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

06-Dec

HINDLE, JACK (154673) age: 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK827 ZA-I of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

SCOTT, JOHN NORMAN LAWRENCE (163951) age: 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK827 ZA-I of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

WELCH, ERIC ALBERT (170628) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK827 ZA-I of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

O'DONNELL, BRIAN JOHN (429730) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK827 ZA-I of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

SLAVEN, JOHN WILSON MITCHELL (3041586) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK827 ZA-I of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

SWINBANK, ROBERT MATHIAS (1484251) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK827 ZA-I of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

WILCOX, ERNEST (3040692) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK827 ZA-I of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

ARMSTRONG, ROBERT KENNETH (J/93703) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He died from wounds sustained on 8 Nov 1944 whilst flying in Dakota III, FD949 of No 31 Sqn, which was severely damaged in an attack by enemy fighters during a supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Imphal War Cemetery

06-Dec

FOLEY, KENNETH ALBERT (152573) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG199 DX-L of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Giessen.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

06-Dec

WATKINS, ERIC HOWARD PITT (1399063) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG199 DX-L of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Giessen.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

06-Dec

NIXON, GEORGE (612488) age: 23 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG199 DX-L of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Giessen.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

06-Dec

FLELLO, JAMES CHARLES (2220983) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG199 DX-L of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Giessen.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

06-Dec

WHALE, LESLIE FRANK (1578857) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG199 DX-L of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Giessen.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

06-Dec

WRIGHT, WILLIAM EDWARD (1341391) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG199 DX-L of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Giessen.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

06-Dec

NEIL, WILLIAM ALEXANDER STEVENSON (118473) age: 32 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG199 DX-L of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Giessen.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

06-Dec

SCOTT, JOHN (644319) age: 24 RAF

Sgt

He was captured whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD264 DX-K of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Giessen.  However, he was handed over to the police, taken to Weidenhausen jail and that evening was shot and buried in the local cemetery.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

06-Dec

RIDDELL, WILLIAM (185681) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD264 DX-K of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Giessen.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

06-Dec

BLACK, FRANK ALEXANDER (429371) age: 31 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD264 DX-K of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Giessen.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

06-Dec

McKILLOP, ROBERT SHAW (1826753) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD264 DX-K of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Giessen.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

06-Dec

MANN, PETER DOUGLAS (1601233) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD264 DX-K of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Giessen.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

06-Dec

ASHWORTH, EARNSHAW (519749) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL777 QR-S of No 61 Sqn, which was attacked by a night fighter during a raid to Geissen and later made a crash landing on an Allied airfield in Belgium.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

06-Dec

AYRES, LEONARD (1505092) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME725 QR-G of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Giessen.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

06-Dec

STEERS, ALBERT HENRY (1819122) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME725 QR-G of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Giessen.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

06-Dec

HARDING, HENRY GEORGE (1602968) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 61 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Deben.  He is buried in Woodford (All Saints) Churchyard

06-Dec

HESKETH, LOUIS MILSOM (147672) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ428 KN-B of No 77 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

BERNARD, WILLIAM (990488) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ428 KN-B of No 77 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

MASON, DOUGLAS WALTER (1324605) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ428 KN-B of No 77 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

YOUNGS, RAYMOND (1468058) age: 34 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ428 KN-B of No 77 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

JACKSON, GORDON ARTHUR (186695) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ428 KN-B of No 77 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

CLAYTON, JACK (1624688) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ428 KN-B of No 77 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

EGAN-WYER, BERNARD OWEN (40811) age: 24 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ428 KN-B of No 77 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

BROOKSBANK, JOHN PARRINGTON (164831) age: 27 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG276 PM-E of No 103 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Merseburg after being hit by flak during a raid to Leuna.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

06-Dec

JOHNSON, HARRY WILLIAM (J/35279) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG276 PM-E of No 103 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Merseburg after being hit by flak during a raid to Leuna.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

06-Dec

PATTISON, ERIC STEPHEN (1427569) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG276 PM-E of No 103 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Merseburg after being hit by flak during a raid to Leuna.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

06-Dec

SNOWDEN, WILLIAM (1822845) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG276 PM-E of No 103 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Merseburg after being hit by flak during a raid to Leuna.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

06-Dec

WAKEFIELD, RAYMOND VICTOR (1897446) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG276 PM-E of No 103 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Merseburg after being hit by flak during a raid to Leuna.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

06-Dec

FISHER, FREDERICK GRAHAM (1602365) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG276 PM-E of No 103 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Merseburg after being hit by flak during a raid to Leuna.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

06-Dec

WESTCOTT, STANLEY ANTHONY (1812220) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG276 PM-E of No 103 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Merseburg after being hit by flak during a raid to Leuna.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

SKELTON, JOHN (1697217) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK680 AP-H of No 186 Sqn, which he abandoned after the it was struck by lightning on its return from a raid to Leuna but he did not survive.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

06-Dec

HENDERSON, BRYAN JOHN (425849) age: 20 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD322 EM-C of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Giessen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

06-Dec

McQUADE, WILLIAM (154653) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD322 EM-C of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Giessen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

06-Dec

REID, DONALD ALAN (434012) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD322 EM-C of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Giessen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

06-Dec

GIBSON, ERIC JOHN (1894952) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD322 EM-C of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Giessen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

06-Dec

MARTINEZ, MARIANO (1392648) age: 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was captured whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG296 QJ-D of No 227 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Giessen but was shot by the policemen taking him to Dulag Luft.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

06-Dec

JACKSON, ROBERT (1593230) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG296 QJ-D of No 227 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Giessen.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

06-Dec

STRATFORD, FREDERICK (J/29978) age: 32 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB646 9J-P of No 227 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Giessen.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

06-Dec

BENDALL, JABEZ KEVIN (419604) age: 24 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB646 9J-P of No 227 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Giessen.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

06-Dec

ANDRE, EDMOND GABRIEL F. GHISLAIN (188601) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB646 9J-P of No 227 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Giessen.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

06-Dec

MONKS, HARRY (1505068) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB646 9J-P of No 227 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Giessen.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

06-Dec

WHITE, JOHN PATERSON (424497) age: 21 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB646 9J-P of No 227 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Giessen.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

06-Dec

LONDON, RONALD (150433) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB646 9J-P of No 227 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Giessen.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

06-Dec

MARTIN, HAROLD SIDNEY (1649052) age: 34 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB646 9J-P of No 227 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Giessen.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

06-Dec

BARTLE, CHARLES MAYO (2220686) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 227 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Caerwent (St Stephen) Churchyard

06-Dec

WIERZEJSKI, Aleksander Stanislaw (P.704243) age: 22 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, ML170  of No 308 Sqn, which  flew into high ground near Leer following engine problems on its return from a sortie.  He is buried in

06-Dec

CHEESMAN, GORDON ROY (J/38713) age: 29 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB779 VR-B of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

MARCELLUS, DOUGLAS LLOYD (J/95393) age: 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB779 VR-B of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

OVIS, RONALD DENNIS (1882274) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB779 VR-B of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

SMITH, GEORGE EDWARD (J/95481) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB779 VR-B of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Dec

HYNDMAN, BRUCE DOUGLAS (J/35209) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB779 VR-B of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

GRAHAM, LLOYD THOMAS (J/92095) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB779 VR-B of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

HANSEN, EZRA MULLOY (J/95272) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB779 VR-B of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

McCULLOUGH, DAVID LOUIS CASKEY (J/35940) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP945 QB-D of No 424 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

06-Dec

KEOWN, JOHN LIGHTFOOT (J/95371) age: 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP945 QB-D of No 424 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

06-Dec

LEE, JOHN ROBERT (J/95372) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP945 QB-D of No 424 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

06-Dec

PRENTICE, JAMES MILLAR (J/17637) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ463 AL-J of No 429 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

WILSON, THOMAS ABERCROMBY (J/25025) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ463 AL-J of No 429 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

O'NEIL, HAROLD DOUGLAS (J/22026) age: 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ463 AL-J of No 429 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

BARTY, WILLIAM EDWARD HEATON (187752) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ463 AL-J of No 429 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

CLARK, EDWIN SPENCER CHARLES (C/89632) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ463 AL-J of No 429 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

COPELAND, JAMES COULTER (J/92259) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ463 AL-J of No 429 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

NOREJKO, STEPHEN LAWRENCE (J/89232) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ463 AL-J of No 429 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

MCROBERTS, F M USAAF() age: unknown

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ463 AL-J of No 429 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in

06-Dec

SPEIRS, GEORGE HERBERT (J/27831) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP695 QO-K of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

06-Dec

CHALMERS, JAMES GEORGE WILLIAM (R/89826) age: 21 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP695 QO-K of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

06-Dec

DE MACEDO, JOSEPH M. (J/95219) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR143 WL-M of No 434 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Soest.  He is buried in Pihen-les-Guines War Cemetery

06-Dec

CHRISTIAN, KENNETH CREGEEN (J/38780) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR143 WL-M of No 434 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Soest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

KOWALCHUK, THEODORE (J/27726) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR143 WL-M of No 434 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Soest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

COUGHLIN, GERALD PHILIP (J/95336) age: 18 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR143 WL-M of No 434 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Soest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

LAVALLEY, DAVID HENRY (J/95177) age: 28 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR143 WL-M of No 434 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Soest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

PROUSE, VICTOR EUGENE (J/93111) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR143 WL-M of No 434 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Soest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

HIGGINBOTHAM, WALTER CHRISTOPHER (2205657) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR143 WL-M of No 434 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Soest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

ANDREWS, JAMES HORACE (154833) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND971 AR-K2 of No 460 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster III, ND703 F2-F of No 635 Sqn near Weddingen during a raid to Leuna.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

06-Dec

OLSEN, GEORGE GLENN (436361) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND971 AR-K2 of No 460 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster III, ND703 F2-F of No 635 Sqn near Weddingen during a raid to Leuna.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

06-Dec

CHARLESWORTH, HAROLD WALLEY (2225458) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND971 AR-K2 of No 460 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster III, ND703 F2-F of No 635 Sqn near Weddingen during a raid to Leuna.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

06-Dec

JURY, JACK KENNETH (3032199) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND971 AR-K2 of No 460 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster III, ND703 F2-F of No 635 Sqn near Weddingen during a raid to Leuna.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

06-Dec

MOULE, DAVID HOWELL (1652638) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND971 AR-K2 of No 460 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster III, ND703 F2-F of No 635 Sqn near Weddingen during a raid to Leuna.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

06-Dec

SADLER, JOHN RUSSELL (1381538) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND971 AR-K2 of No 460 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster III, ND703 F2-F of No 635 Sqn near Weddingen during a raid to Leuna.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

06-Dec

KESSLER, LESLIE ALBERT (175343) age: 32 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR357 'R' of No 487 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

06-Dec

SMITH, NORMAN FRANK (J/16368) age: 29 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR357 'R' of No 487 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

06-Dec

HOOPER, THOMAS JOSEPH (2217010) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG251 BQ-J of No 550 Sqn, which came down near Dolzig after being hit by flak during a raid to Leuna.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

06-Dec

DENNIS, GEORGE CHARLES (2204350) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG251 BQ-J of No 550 Sqn, which came down near Dolzig after being hit by flak during a raid to Leuna.  He is buried in Overloon War Cemetery

06-Dec

MORRIS, JOSEPH PHILLIP (130129) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG251 BQ-J of No 550 Sqn, which came down near Dolzig after being hit by flak during a raid to Leuna.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

06-Dec

BAILEY, HARRY JAMES (1601442) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG251 BQ-J of No 550 Sqn, which came down near Dolzig after being hit by flak during a raid to Leuna.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

06-Dec

FURBER, ALAN GEORGE (3025228) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG251 BQ-J of No 550 Sqn, which came down near Dolzig after being hit by flak during a raid to Leuna.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

06-Dec

ROBERTS, W (2206786) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG251 BQ-J of No 550 Sqn, which came down near Dolzig after being hit by flak during a raid to Leuna.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

06-Dec

LEONARD, ARTHUR (160715) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG251 BQ-J of No 550 Sqn, which came down near Dolzig after being hit by flak during a raid to Leuna.  He is buried in Overloon War Cemetery

06-Dec

HARDY, JOHN EDWARD CECIL (170251) age: 32 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XX, KB235 6T-A of No 608 Sqn, which came down at Wijhe in Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Wijhe General Cemetery

06-Dec

WEIR, GRAEME ROBERT ERIC (141774) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XX, KB235 6T-A of No 608 Sqn, which came down at Wijhe in Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Wijhe General Cemetery

06-Dec

HEARN, WILLIAM EDGAR (151490) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND703 F2-F of No 635 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster III, ND971 AR-K2 of No 460 Sqn near Weddingen during a raid to Leuna.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

06-Dec

WALLINGFORD, KENNETH DONALD (J/35107) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND703 F2-F of No 635 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster III, ND971 AR-K2 of No 460 Sqn near Weddingen during a raid to Leuna.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

06-Dec

JORDAN, JOHN WARDER (187254) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND703 F2-F of No 635 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster III, ND971 AR-K2 of No 460 Sqn near Weddingen during a raid to Leuna.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

06-Dec

FORSTER, FRED (1897586) age: 36 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND703 F2-F of No 635 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster III, ND971 AR-K2 of No 460 Sqn near Weddingen during a raid to Leuna.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

06-Dec

MEDLOCK, HORACE ERNEST (1812678) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND703 F2-F of No 635 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster III, ND971 AR-K2 of No 460 Sqn near Weddingen during a raid to Leuna.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

06-Dec

KENSINGTON-EDWARDES, HENRY ELGON (97607) age: 27 SAAF

Capt

He was killed/died whilst serving in ?, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

ELLIOTT, RALPH LESLIE (J/45090) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was serving with No 1 AFU and was killed when he was run over by a RAF vehicle at Wigtown.  He is buried in Newton Stewart Cemetery

06-Dec

SHELDON, JACK (173551) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF199 of No 6 (C) OTU, which crashed on Cold Fell near Silloth on an overshoot.  He is buried in Silloth (Causewayhead) Cemetery, Holme Low.

06-Dec

WOTTON, ALBERT (577030) age: 20 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF199 of No 6 (C) OTU, which crashed on Cold Fell near Silloth on an overshoot.  He is buried in Sunderland (Mere Knolls) Cemetery.

06-Dec

DAVIS, ALAN WILLIAMSON (1307915) age: Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 151 OTU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Rawalpindi War Cemetery

06-Dec

ADAMS, CHARLES PETER (147612) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL281 of No 1665 HCU, which crashed on take off from Tilstock, hit a tree and burst into flames as the result of an engine failure caused by fuel mis-management.  He is buried in Bells Hill Burial Ground

06-Dec

HARMER, KENNETH JOHN (1897935) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL281 of No 1665 HCU, which crashed on take off from Tilstock, hit a tree and burst into flames as the result of an engine failure caused by fuel mis-management.  He is buried in Reading Cemetery

06-Dec

WEBSTER, HARRY (154071) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL281 of No 1665 HCU, which crashed on take off from Tilstock, hit a tree and burst into flames as the result of an engine failure caused by fuel mis-management.  He is buried in Sheffield (Shiregreen) Cemetery

06-Dec

RIDEHALGH, KENNETH RICHARD (3010367) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG693 of No 2 (O) AFU, which crashed into Craigronald Hill in Wigtownshire during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Barrowford (St Thomas) Churchyard

06-Dec

PARKER, ANGUS COLWYN  (429691) age: 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG693 of No 2 (O) AFU, which crashed into Craigronald Hill in Wigtownshire during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Newton Stewart Cemetery

06-Dec

MELHUISH, JOHN WALTER (1668187) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG693 of No 2 (O) AFU, which crashed into Craigronald Hill in Wigtownshire during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Rhondda (Ferndale) Cemetery

06-Dec

SCHNEIDER, MAURICE (1043645) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Anson I, EG693 of No 2 (O) AFU, which crashed into Craigronald Hill in Wigtownshire during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Liverpool (Walton) Hebrew Burial Ground

06-Dec

DAWSON, GEORGE (1565756) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson V, 12043 of No 31 SFTS, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

06-Dec

EDWARDS, VIVIAN RUSSELL (1588027) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson V, 12043 of No 31 SFTS, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

06-Dec

LAZARUS, STANLEY HENRY (1807396) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson V, 12043 of No 31 SFTS, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

06-Dec

OVENDEN, FREDERICK GEORGE (1626444) age: 26 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson V, 12043 of No 31 SFTS, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

06-Dec

McLEOD, GEORGE (R/188496) age: 35 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson V, 12043 of No 31 SFTS, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

06-Dec

ASH, ARTHUR JOHN (165288) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD757 of No 54 OTU, which failed to return from a training flight over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Dec

BAIRD, JACK DOUGLAS (J/44950) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF199 of No 6 (C) OTU, which crashed on an overshoot at Silloth.  6 others killed.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

06-Dec

BACKES, ORVAL GEORGE (J/89957) age: 29 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF199 of No 6 (C) OTU, which crashed on an overshoot at Silloth.  6 others killed.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

06-Dec

BALDWIN, CECIL HENRY (J/46253) age: 29 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF199 of No 6 (C) OTU, which crashed on an overshoot at Silloth.  6 others killed.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

06-Dec

VOLNY, ALBERT (R/214616) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF199 of No 6 (C) OTU, which crashed on an overshoot at Silloth.  6 others killed.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

06-Dec

McARTHUR, HUGH JOSEPH (R/93176) age: 24 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF199 of No 6 (C) OTU, which crashed on an overshoot at Silloth.  6 others killed.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

06-Dec

CRAMMOND, ALEXANDER JAMES (531808) age: 29 RAF

Sgt

He was serving at Lyneham and was killed when an aircraft exploded.  He is buried in Thornaby-on-Tees Cemetery

06-Dec

STACEY, NORMAN STEVEN (1473167) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK and possibly died whilst being treated in the RAF Hospital, Halton, his death being registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

06-Dec

PENBERTHY, JOHN WYSE (60928) age: 52 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably serving at RAF Greenock where he died in the station sick quarters from a coronary occlusion due to arterio sclerosis.  He was cremated at Pontypridd Crematorium.

07-Dec

IRVIN, CHARLES (1083159) age: 22 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed whilst serving with No 217 Sqn but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Trincomalee War Cemetery

07-Dec

FREEDMAN , LESLIE MORRIS (152972) age:  RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NR224 of No 248 Sqn, which was lost after becoming lost on an anti-shipping sortie off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Dec

COSMAN, WILLIAM NATHAN DFC (J/23397) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NR224 of No 248 Sqn, which was lost after becoming lost on an anti-shipping sortie off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Dec

WING, KENNETH CECIL (J/23429) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ346 of No 248 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on a convoy near the Molde Fjord in Norway.  1 other killed.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Dec

SHIELD, VERNON RIPPON (428055) age: 28 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ346 of No 248 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on a convoy near the Molde Fjord in Norway.  1 other killed.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Dec

NAPIORKOWSKI, Daniel (P.2424) age: 24 PAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK370 'H' of No 302 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Dordrecht during a dive bombing sortie.  He is buried in Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery

07-Dec

SCHMIDT, Jerzy (P.0660) age: 27 PAF

Fg Off

He was whilst flying in Mustang III, HB833 PK-U of No 315 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea after running out of fuel on its return from a Roadstead to Norway and drowned.  He has no known grave

07-Dec

CZERWINSKI, Andrzej Jan Waclaw (P.2232) age: 24 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, HB857 'C' of No 315 Sqn, which shot down by a German fighter during a Roadstead to Norway.  He is buried in

07-Dec

ADNET, J FFAF () age: Inj, died

S-Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR153 L8-D of No 347 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Wachendorf during a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in

07-Dec

BOND, ALAN CAMPBELL (433194) age: 34 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB290 JO-K of No 463 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Giessen.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

07-Dec

MacMEIKAN, HENRY STANLEY (419821) age: 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB290 JO-K of No 463 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Giessen.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

07-Dec

THOMAS, GWYNNE (434484) age: 20 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB290 JO-K of No 463 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Giessen.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

07-Dec

YOUNG, RICHARD RODNEY (429369) age: 25 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB290 JO-K of No 463 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Giessen.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

07-Dec

HAWTHORN, RICHARD THURSTON (431448) age: 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB290 JO-K of No 463 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Giessen.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

07-Dec

HENDERSON, JOSLYN LAVARRE (433549) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB290 JO-K of No 463 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Giessen.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

07-Dec

GWYNNE, PHILLIP JOHN BENTLEY (1872636) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB290 JO-K of No 463 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Giessen.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

07-Dec

MORRIS, JAMES TREVOR WILLIS (156959) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ939 C8-M of No 640 Sqn, which came down near Bohmte during a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

07-Dec

O'CALLAGHAN, JOSEPH (1135938) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ939 C8-M of No 640 Sqn, which came down near Bohmte during a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

07-Dec

VANDETTE, ROY EMMIT (J/92209) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ939 C8-M of No 640 Sqn, which came down near Bohmte during a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

07-Dec

DZWIGAJEWSKI, Bogdan(P.705188) age: 32 PAF

LAC

He was serving with No 16 (P) SFTS, and died in hospital in Edinburgh.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Corstorphine Hill) Cemetery

07-Dec

MACKENZIE, DAVID GEDDES (1827719) age: 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB749 of No 1651 HCU, which broke up in the air near Langtoft during a local flying and practice bombing exercise.  He is buried in Berriedale Parish Churchyard

07-Dec

COSTIN, PHILIP ERIC (1804430) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB749 of No 1651 HCU, which broke up in the air near Langtoft during a local flying and practice bombing exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

07-Dec

SMITH, FREDERICK RONALD (1818638) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB749 of No 1651 HCU, which broke up in the air near Langtoft during a local flying and practice bombing exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery.

07-Dec

HALL, JAMES (1553897) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB749 of No 1651 HCU, which broke up in the air near Langtoft during a local flying and practice bombing exercise.  He is buried in Glasgow Western Necropolis

07-Dec

YOXON, ALBERT (184398) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB749 of No 1651 HCU, which broke up in the air near Langtoft during a local flying and practice bombing exercise.  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery

07-Dec

CARTY, MARTIN (2221707) age: 36 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB749 of No 1651 HCU, which broke up in the air near Langtoft during a local flying and practice bombing exercise.  He is buried in Olton Franciscan Cemetery, Solihull

07-Dec

TAYLOR, DONALD JAMES (1617045) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB749 of No 1651 HCU, which broke up in the air near Langtoft during a local flying and practice bombing exercise.  He is buried in Southgate Cemetery

07-Dec

BULL, FREDERICK CRADOCK (J/43661) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP876 of No 24 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames near Mickleton in Gloucestershire during a night circuit practice.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

07-Dec

LEPPERT, SPENCER EDWIN (J/40879) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP876 of No 24 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames near Mickleton in Gloucestershire during a night circuit practice.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

07-Dec

CROSS, STANLEY ESMOND (R/282958) age: 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP876 of No 24 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames near Mickleton in Gloucestershire during a night circuit practice.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

07-Dec

RHEAUME, JOSEPH LAWRENC (R/280970) age: 25 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP876 of No 24 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames near Mickleton in Gloucestershire during a night circuit practice.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

07-Dec

WARTHE, GEORGE LEONARD (R/210363) age: 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP876 of No 24 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames near Mickleton in Gloucestershire during a night circuit practice.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

07-Dec

JELFS, JAMES WELLINGTON (1832698) age: 69 RAFVR

AC2

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 Gloucester Old Cemetery

07-Dec

CLINCH, ROBERT DRUCE (78960) age: 57 RAFVR

Flt Lt

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

07-Dec

FRY, MARY ELIZABETH (882088) age: 37 WAAF

Flt Sgt

She was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, her death being registered in Marylebone.  She is buried in Birkenhead (Flaybrick Hill) Cemetery

08-Dec

HONE, ARTHUR DAVID (J/22887) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, KH445 of No 64 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to land at Bradwell Bay after aborting a take-off minutes earlier.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

08-Dec

McFADYEN, JAMES JOSEPH ALEXANDER (416688) age: 24 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK481 'A' of No 126 Sqn, which crashed at Nieuport after being hit by flak off Dunkirk during Ramrod 1398.  He is buried in Veurne Communal Cemetery Extension

08-Dec

LOE, KEVIN CHARLES (417072) age: 23 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, NH409 'H' of No 126 Sqn, which landed in France after being hit by flak off Dunkirk during Ramrod 1398 but was never seen again.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Dec

WILSON, DONALD JOHN (414286) age: 23 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was captured whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, RM749 of No 130 Sqn, which was forced to land after being attacked by fighters but was murdered by Standartenfuhrer Bollenrath, head of security at Rheine airfield.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Dec

LYLE, HORACE KEITH (J/17894) age: Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN888 of No 181 Sqn, which was lost near Dummer Lake.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

08-Dec

MILICH, MATE ALEXANDER (429666) age: 23 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JR248 'P' of No 198 Sqn, which was lost during an attack on the German 15th Army HQ.  He is buried in Woudenberg General Cemetery

08-Dec

BRISDOUX GALLONI D'INSTRIA, P () age: 

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN291 'S' of No 198 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Hoevelaken during an attack on the German 15th Army HQ.  He is buried in

08-Dec

COULL, JOHN (188892) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MM951 'V' of No 247 Sqn, which was shot down near Lette by flak.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

08-Dec

WATOROWSKI, Leon Jan (P.2583) age: 24 PAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, NH492  of No 317 Sqn, which came down in the sea whilst intercepting a bombing raid on Port Talbot in Glamorganshire.  He is buried in Pembrey (St Illtyd) Churchyard

08-Dec

USHER, REGINALD HAROLD WILLIAM (153476) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM637 LE-V of No 630 Sqn, which collided near the target with another Lancaster during a raid against the Urft Dam.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

08-Dec

LEWIS, RENDEL FORREST (129118) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM637 LE-V of No 630 Sqn, which collided near the target with another Lancaster during a raid against the Urft Dam.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

08-Dec

BENNETT, REGINALD JOSEPH (651521) age: 25 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM637 LE-V of No 630 Sqn, which collided near the target with another Lancaster during a raid against the Urft Dam.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

08-Dec

LENTON, KENNETH FRANK (1398773) age: 18 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM637 LE-V of No 630 Sqn, which collided near the target with another Lancaster during a raid against the Urft Dam.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

08-Dec

COOK, CYRIL (1624847) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM637 LE-V of No 630 Sqn, which collided near the target with another Lancaster during a raid against the Urft Dam.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

08-Dec

OYSTON, LESLIE (1594315) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM637 LE-V of No 630 Sqn, which collided near the target with another Lancaster during a raid against the Urft Dam.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

08-Dec

EDWARDS, WILLIAM RANDOLPH (1607130) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained on 4 Dec 1944 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 Inverness (Tomnahurich) Cemetery

08-Dec

HARDMAN, FRANK HERBERT (413583) age: 28 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, HJ914 of No 51 OTU, which spun into the ground in squally conditions having completed a cine-gun exercise with another Mosquito.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

08-Dec

STOWE, JAMES (1221505) age: 24 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 6193 SE, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

08-Dec

HIRSCH (KRZYZOWSKI), Gerhard(P.708092) age: 28 PAF

AC1

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 71 (P) MT LRU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

08-Dec

SHAW, GEORGE PHILIP (947650) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

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

08-Dec

VANKO, ANTONIN (788644) age: 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MH357 of No 312 Sqn, which was struck by AB505 during a formation take off from Bradwell Bay.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

08-Dec

CLARKSON, MABEL JOAN (2021310) age: 21 WAAF

LACW

She was serving in the UK and possibly died whilst being treated in the RAF Hospital, Halton, her death being registered in Aylesbury.  She is buried in Hampstead Cemetery

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