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Casualties - 18 - 21 December 1944


18-Dec

NICHOLSON, ESMOND (1057527) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV818 ZA-F of No 10 Sqn, which came down near Taillette during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

18-Dec

TATAM, NOEL CURTIS (39695) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV818 ZA-F of No 10 Sqn, which came down near Taillette during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

18-Dec

LEESE, WILLIAM HEWISON (J/92069) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV818 ZA-F of No 10 Sqn, which came down near Taillette during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

18-Dec

MATTHEWS, KENNETH FORSHAW (1065498) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV818 ZA-F of No 10 Sqn, which came down near Taillette during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

18-Dec

MAWSON, WILLIAM ERNEST (2210542) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV818 ZA-F of No 10 Sqn, which came down near Taillette during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

18-Dec

MOLE, DOUGLAS JOHN (168506) age: 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV818 ZA-F of No 10 Sqn, which came down near Taillette during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Taillette Communal Cemetery

18-Dec

WALDRON, JOHN HENRY (156776) age: 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV818 ZA-F of No 10 Sqn, which came down near Taillette during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Taillette Communal Cemetery

18-Dec

BODY, GEOFFREY DELLER (100086) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV818 ZA-F of No 10 Sqn, which came down near Taillette during a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Dec

FRISBY, ALBERT JOHN (1527303) age:  RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG302 VN-R of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

18-Dec

MACLEOD, MELVIN JOSHUA (J/95540) age: 28 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG302 VN-R of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Munich.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Dec

DUNLOP, CYRIL ERNEST (1891534) age: 18 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG302 VN-R of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Munich.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Dec

BEER, LESLIE WILLIAM (179985) age: Unknown RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG302 VN-R of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

18-Dec

MACRAE, IAN FRANCIS (428892) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG302 VN-R of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

18-Dec

CAPON, JOHN (1684410) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG302 VN-R of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

18-Dec

HORTON, WILLIAM HENRY (2210688) age: 35 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG302 VN-R of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

18-Dec

BARON, EDGAR HAROLD (149632) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP934 MH-V of No 51 Sqn, which came down in a wood near Charleroi during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

18-Dec

CASSINI, CARL WINSTON (154240) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP934 MH-V of No 51 Sqn, which came down in a wood near Charleroi during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

18-Dec

TWILLEY, BERNARD MARK (151201) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP934 MH-V of No 51 Sqn, which came down in a wood near Charleroi during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

18-Dec

HALL, ROBERTS (1457899) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP934 MH-V of No 51 Sqn, which came down in a wood near Charleroi during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

18-Dec

JONES, HUGH BRENTON (1866363) age: 18 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP934 MH-V of No 51 Sqn, which came down in a wood near Charleroi during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

18-Dec

HITCHEN, ROY CHALLINOR (2203456) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP934 MH-V of No 51 Sqn, which came down in a wood near Charleroi during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

18-Dec

HOLDEN, RICHARD (1671139) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP934 MH-V of No 51 Sqn, which came down in a wood near Charleroi during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

18-Dec

HILDEBRAND, HAROLD WILLIAM JOHN (1383970) age: 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP934 MH-V of No 51 Sqn, which came down in a wood near Charleroi during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

18-Dec

JONES, JOHN ALBERT (1022998) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR248 MH-A of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

18-Dec

ROBERTS, LESLIE GEORGE (1622038) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR248 MH-A of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

18-Dec

BERRY, ERIC (2212872) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR248 MH-A of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

18-Dec

THOMAS, ROBERT (1681745) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR248 MH-A of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

18-Dec

WORTHINGTON, THOMAS WILLIAM (1624968) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR248 MH-A of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

18-Dec

BATES, WILFRID ARMSTRONG (1044422) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR248 MH-A of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

18-Dec

WARHURST, WALTER (163940) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, PV307 of No 66 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 near Cologne during a bombing sortie.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

18-Dec

COWGILL, PETER JAMES (169485) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito NF30, MV549 VY-T of No 85 Sqn, which was lost on a bomber support sortie to the Rhur.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

18-Dec

TULL, DESMOND TREVOR (169425) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito NF30, MV549 VY-T of No 85 Sqn, which was lost on a bomber support sortie to the Rhur.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

18-Dec

CROFT, PETER FREDERICK (154538) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN726 ZN-D of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on raid to Gdynia.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery

18-Dec

PRITCHARD, MARCUS SYDNEY FRANCIS (114399) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN726 ZN-D of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on raid to Gdynia.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery

18-Dec

ROBINSON, STANLEY (1528518) age: 32 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN726 ZN-D of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on raid to Gdynia.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery

18-Dec

TURKENTINE, FREDRICK JOHN (1601690) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN726 ZN-D of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on raid to Gdynia.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery

18-Dec

SKIPPER, EDWARD WILFRED (1880467) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN726 ZN-D of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on raid to Gdynia.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery

18-Dec

BROWN, DUNCAN STEWART (J/94612) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR233 NP-J of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Brabant during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

18-Dec

GRANT, JAMES VALLANCE (J/94549) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR233 NP-J of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Brabant during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

18-Dec

RHUDE, ERNEST ASHLEY (J/94110) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR233 NP-J of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Brabant during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

18-Dec

BUCHANAN, DAVID GRAHAM (421840) age: 23 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG144 EM-G of No 207 Sqn, which came down in shallow water during a raid to Gdynia.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Dec

CRANE, WILLIAM EDWARD (996215) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG144 EM-G of No 207 Sqn, which came down in shallow water during a raid to Gdynia.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Dec

CRONAN, THOMAS (1624601) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG144 EM-G of No 207 Sqn, which came down in shallow water during a raid to Gdynia.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Dec

CRUX, CECIL CHARLES (1323152) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG144 EM-G of No 207 Sqn, which came down in shallow water during a raid to Gdynia.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Dec

HILLIER, HENRY ROY (1600602) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG144 EM-G of No 207 Sqn, which came down in shallow water during a raid to Gdynia.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Dec

WILSON, JAMES (1079426) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG144 EM-G of No 207 Sqn, which came down in shallow water during a raid to Gdynia.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Dec

HALL, ERIC GEORGE (1869287) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG144 EM-G of No 207 Sqn, which came down in shallow water during a raid to Gdynia.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Dec

BANKS, CYRIL ALFRED (149056) age: 32 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I,  PB723 9J-W of No 227 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Gdynia.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery

18-Dec

CLARK, GILBERT MILROY (2212860) age: 37 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I,  PB723 9J-W of No 227 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Gdynia.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery

18-Dec

JORDAN, JOHN WILLIAM FRANK (1586087) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I,  PB723 9J-W of No 227 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Gdynia.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery

18-Dec

BEST, FREDERICK GORDON STUART (185713) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I,  PB723 9J-W of No 227 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Gdynia.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery

18-Dec

SMITH, JAMES DUNCAN (J/95482) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I,  PB723 9J-W of No 227 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Gdynia.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery

18-Dec

HODGES, JAMES (1675389) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I,  PB723 9J-W of No 227 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Gdynia.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery

18-Dec

BLACKBURN, JOSEPH (186889) age: 36 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ538 KW-V of No 425 Sqn, which crashed within minutes of taking off from Tholthorpe at Alne en-route to a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Carlisle (Dalston Road) Cemetery

18-Dec

BERNIER, JOSEPH WILFRID LAURIER F. (J/29412) age: 29 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ538 KW-V of No 425 Sqn, which crashed within minutes of taking off from Tholthorpe at Alne en-route to a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

18-Dec

DESMARAIS, JOSEPH RAYMOND JEAN MARI(J/87112) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ538 KW-V of No 425 Sqn, which crashed within minutes of taking off from Tholthorpe at Alne en-route to a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

18-Dec

LARIVIERE, JOSEPH REN(R/135028) age: 24 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ538 KW-V of No 425 Sqn, which crashed within minutes of taking off from Tholthorpe at Alne en-route to a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

18-Dec

PARADIS, JOSEPH MAURICE (R/62838) age: 29 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ538 KW-V of No 425 Sqn, which crashed within minutes of taking off from Tholthorpe at Alne en-route to a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

18-Dec

DUBOIS, JOSEPH EDWARD LAWRENCE (J/88326) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ538 KW-V of No 425 Sqn, which crashed within minutes of taking off from Tholthorpe at Alne en-route to a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

18-Dec

GAUTHIER, RAYMOND CHARLES (J/90899) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ538 KW-V of No 425 Sqn, which crashed within minutes of taking off from Tholthorpe at Alne en-route to a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

18-Dec

LABRECQUE, JOSEPH ROSAIRJEAN CHARLES (J/88921) age: 28 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ538 KW-V of No 425 Sqn, which crashed within minutes of taking off from Tholthorpe at Alne en-route to a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

18-Dec

FOX, EDWARD GEORGE (J/40225) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, LW209 OW-Y of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

18-Dec

HOYLE, JOHN ISAAC (188894) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, LW209 OW-Y of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

18-Dec

Zadorozny RCAF() age: unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP699 QO-O of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in

18-Dec

ZADOROZNY, STANLEY ERNEST (J/95483) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP699 QO-O of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

18-Dec

CANN, ROBERT LESLIE (J/36389) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP699 QO-O of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

18-Dec

WILSON, GORDON DOUGLAS (J/37726) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP699 QO-O of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

18-Dec

BOYLAN, MICHAEL JOSEPH (187754) age: 19 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP699 QO-O of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

18-Dec

BLAYNEY, ALFRED GOODMAN-WELLS (J/90837) age: 27 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP699 QO-O of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

18-Dec

GREEN, JAMES WILLIAM (J/95292) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP699 QO-O of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Dec

HITCHCOCK, DOUGLAS (J/39323) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP701 QO-G of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

18-Dec

MARCH, GILBERT HORACE (J/38289) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP701 QO-G of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

18-Dec

ECCLESTON, ARTHUR (2209021) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP701 QO-G of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

18-Dec

FARRELL, EDWARD JOSEPH (J/93681) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP701 QO-G of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

18-Dec

HARVEY, E P (J/93739) age: 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP701 QO-G of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

18-Dec

PEARCE, SAMUEL HENRY JAMES (J/27505) age: 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR118 WL-U of No 434 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

18-Dec

PARROTT, JAMES MURRAY (J/21253) age: 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR118 WL-U of No 434 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

18-Dec

DIVITCOFF, ALEXANDER (R/209473) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR118 WL-U of No 434 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

18-Dec

JANZEN, LESLIE HOMER (J/94289) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR118 WL-U of No 434 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

18-Dec

KURTZHALS, ALLAN EDWARD (J/94600) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR118 WL-U of No 434 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

18-Dec

OLAFSEN, GORDON WILLIAM (R/192540) age: 22 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR118 WL-U of No 434 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

18-Dec

BENNETT, KENNETH EDWIN HAROLD (424117) age: 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL847 JO-D of No 463 Sqn, which came down near le Gros-Theil during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Le Gros-Theil Communal Cemetery

18-Dec

OGILVIE, JAMES HENDERSON (418559) age: 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL847 JO-D of No 463 Sqn, which came down near le Gros-Theil during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Le Gros-Theil Communal Cemetery

18-Dec

EASTON, SAMUEL (1522162) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL847 JO-D of No 463 Sqn, which came down near le Gros-Theil during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Le Gros-Theil Communal Cemetery

18-Dec

BYRNES, ROBERT WENTWORTH (28766) age: 26 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL847 JO-D of No 463 Sqn, which came down near le Gros-Theil during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Le Gros-Theil Communal Cemetery

18-Dec

WATSON, THOMAS NICHOLSON (187732) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL847 JO-D of No 463 Sqn, which came down near le Gros-Theil during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Le Gros-Theil Communal Cemetery

18-Dec

FRIZZELL, GORDON ABERCROMBY CENTER (1787720) age: 20 RAFVR

Sergeant

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL847 JO-D of No 463 Sqn, which came down near le Gros-Theil during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Le Gros-Theil Communal Cemetery

18-Dec

FOWLER, HENRY (1826506) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL847 JO-D of No 463 Sqn, which came down near le Gros-Theil during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Le Gros-Theil Communal Cemetery

18-Dec

NUTTALL, REGINALD GEORGE (1592205) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL847 JO-D of No 463 Sqn, which came down near le Gros-Theil during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Le Gros-Theil Communal Cemetery

18-Dec

CURRY, GEOFFREY ADAMSON (40005) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NT143 of No 464 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie over the US Army area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Dec

McAULIFFE, WILLIAM RUSSELL (424701) age: 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NT143 of No 464 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie over the US Army area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Dec

HIGGS, THOMAS FRANCIS (657789) age: 23 RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, RM736 of No 610 Sqn, which flew into high ground due to icing during an armed recce.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

18-Dec

MADDEN, BRIAN MINDEN (41521) age: 25 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, RM746 of No 610 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during an armed recce.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

18-Dec

ARDERN, LUTHER CAMERON (116925) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, JF828 of No 615 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing at Bahama following an engine failure.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

18-Dec

HATCH, STANLEY THOMAS (1280017) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2923 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

18-Dec

PAGE, EDWARD WILLIAM (1412481) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst serving with No 2923 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

18-Dec

POPE, GORDON (1157262) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst serving with No 2923 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

18-Dec

MACGREGOR, WILLIAM (611358) age: Unknown RAF

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 107 SP, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

18-Dec

FORBES, GORDON EDMUND BRUCE (J/42195) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC494 of No 22 OTU, which dived into the ground near Chipping Warden during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

18-Dec

SCOTT, WILLIAM FRANCIS (C/24753) age: 30 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC494 of No 22 OTU, which dived into the ground near Chipping Warden during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

18-Dec

MAEDER, PAUL ALLAN CORNELL (J/43513) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC494 of No 22 OTU, which dived into the ground near Chipping Warden during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

18-Dec

ANDERSON, CHESTER EDWARD (R/220081) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC494 of No 22 OTU, which dived into the ground near Chipping Warden during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

18-Dec

GALVIN, STANIFORTH SAYWELL (R/276685) age: 24 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC494 of No 22 OTU, which dived into the ground near Chipping Warden during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

18-Dec

SMART, JOHN CHRISTOPHER (R/287355) age: 18 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC494 of No 22 OTU, which dived into the ground near Chipping Warden during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

18-Dec

ODDY, NORMAN LESLIE (158748) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 22 PTC, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

18-Dec

IRVINE, JOHN MURRAY (431481) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ533 of No 27 OTU, which crashed on an overshoot at Church Broughton during a night circuit and landing practice.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

18-Dec

McPHAIL, ANGUS MURDOCK (435175) age: 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ533 of No 27 OTU, which crashed on an overshoot at Church Broughton during a night circuit and landing practice.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

18-Dec

MILLER, GEORGE THOMAS (424432) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ533 of No 27 OTU, which crashed on an overshoot at Church Broughton during a night circuit and landing practice.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

18-Dec

WESTPHAL, RONALD DANFORD (437301) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ533 of No 27 OTU, which crashed on an overshoot at Church Broughton during a night circuit and landing practice.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

18-Dec

COOPER, EDMOND SAFFERY CAMPBELL (131250) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hotspur II, BT859 of No 3 GTS, which crashed into trees whilst landing in a crosswind at Culmhead in Somerset.  He is buried in Chipstead (St Margaret) Churchyard

18-Dec

GIBBON, JOHN (1523996) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hotspur II, BT859 of No 3 GTS, which crashed into trees whilst landing in a crosswind at Culmhead in Somerset.  He was cremated at Manchester Crematorium

18-Dec

EWINS, PERCY ALFRED (19883) age: 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5674 A5-K of No 3 LFS, which collided with R5846 of the same unit in the circuit at Feltwell during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

18-Dec

HARLER, HORACE WILLIAM (436325) age: 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5674 A5-K of No 3 LFS, which collided with R5846 of the same unit in the circuit at Feltwell during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

18-Dec

GLEDHILL, PETER ASPINALL (1623866) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5674 A5-K of No 3 LFS, which collided with R5846 of the same unit in the circuit at Feltwell during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Elland Cemetery

18-Dec

FARLEY, CYRIL FRANK (1594250) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5674 A5-K of No 3 LFS, which collided with R5846 of the same unit in the circuit at Feltwell during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

18-Dec

PARSONS, DOUGLAS EDWIN (154808) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5674 A5-K of No 3 LFS, which collided with R5846 of the same unit in the circuit at Feltwell during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery

18-Dec

HARRIS, DENNIS WILLIAM (1580053) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5674 A5-K of No 3 LFS, which collided with R5846 of the same unit in the circuit at Feltwell during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Olton Franciscan Cemetery, Solihull

18-Dec

FOSTER, JAMES (1558684) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5674 A5-K of No 3 LFS, which collided with R5846 of the same unit in the circuit at Feltwell during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Sunderland (Southwick) Cemetery

18-Dec

JACOBS, THOMAS GEORGE (428122) age: 22 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5846 A5-H of No 3 LFS, which collided with R5674 of the same unit in the circuit at Feltwell during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

18-Dec

POTTER, LESLIE ARTHUR RAYMOND (3006136) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5846 A5-H of No 3 LFS, which collided with R5674 of the same unit in the circuit at Feltwell during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

18-Dec

OXLADE, FRANK ALBERT (3031334) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5846 A5-H of No 3 LFS, which collided with R5674 of the same unit in the circuit at Feltwell during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Hambleden (St Mary) New Churchyard

18-Dec

HUTTON, JOHN WATSON (1822192) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5846 A5-H of No 3 LFS, which collided with R5674 of the same unit in the circuit at Feltwell during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Harvieston Cemetery

18-Dec

SYMONDS, CYRIL (2235152) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5846 A5-H of No 3 LFS, which collided with R5674 of the same unit in the circuit at Feltwell during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Highmore (St Paul) Churchyard

18-Dec

TAYLOR, GEORGE RIDLEY TELFORD (1521681) age: 36 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5846 A5-H of No 3 LFS, which collided with R5674 of the same unit in the circuit at Feltwell during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Merrington (St John) Churchyard

18-Dec

DUFFIN, JAMES (1568139) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5846 A5-H of No 3 LFS, which collided with R5674 of the same unit in the circuit at Feltwell during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in St Ninians (Bannockburn) Parish Burial Ground

18-Dec

BRIGGS, WILFRED ARTHUR (1645195) age: 37 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 308 MU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

18-Dec

BUNTING, EDWARD ARTHUR (165592) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed when he was thrown out of Albemarle, P1554 of No 42 OTU, which crashed into trees and a house in Ashbourne as it landed after a cross country exercise with the altimeter set incorrectly.  He is buried in Leicester (Gilroes) Cemetery

18-Dec

CROOK, DAVID MOORE DFC (90478) age: 30 AuxAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire PR XI, EN662 of No 8 (C) OTU, which probably dived into the North Sea off Aberdeen from high altitude, possibly due to oxygen problems.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18-Dec

MARLEY, RONALD ARTHUR LESLIE (1612490) age: 35 RAFVR

LAC

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 West Drayton (St Martin) Churchyard

19-Dec

EVANS, FRED ARNOLD (1297469) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 85 Sqn but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Leicester.  He is buried in Barry (Merthyr Dyfan) Burial Ground

19-Dec

LITTLE, WILLIAM JOHN (404505) age: 26 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in ? of No 237 Sqn, which was reported missing near Falcosara in Italy.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

19-Dec

PROTIC, MILETA (178151) age: Unknown RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, JK329 of No 352 Sqn, which was shot down near Zepce in Yugoslavia by flak.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

19-Dec

SPARROW, ARTHUR FRANK (1513908) age: 33 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2908 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

19-Dec

DAVIES, FRANK ARTHUR (1115058) age: 26 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2923 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

19-Dec

SMITH, JOHN (1510350) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2923 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

19-Dec

LATHAM, FRANK WILFRED (J/41740) age: Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Canso, 11061 of No 162 Sqn, RCAF, which flew into a mountain near Reykajvik on its return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery

19-Dec

McKENNA, GERALD PATRICK (J/23045) age: 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Canso, 11061 of No 163 Sqn, RCAF, which flew into a mountain near Reykajvik on its return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery

19-Dec

OAKFORD, EDWARD PARKER (J/12842) age: 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Canso, 11061 of No 164 Sqn, RCAF, which flew into a mountain near Reykajvik on its return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery

19-Dec

PETTIGREW, THOMAS JOHNSTON (J/13848) age: Unknown RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Canso, 11061 of No 165 Sqn, RCAF, which flew into a mountain near Reykajvik on its return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery

19-Dec

BEWLEY, DONALD GLENN (R/61655) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Canso, 11061 of No 166 Sqn, RCAF, which flew into a mountain near Reykajvik on its return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery

19-Dec

STEINBERG, HYMIE (J/46779) age: Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Canso, 11061 of No 167 Sqn, RCAF, which flew into a mountain near Reykajvik on its return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery

19-Dec

MACDONALD, JOSEPH NEAL DOUGLAS HAIG (R/120166) age: 26 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Canso, 11061 of No 168 Sqn, RCAF, which flew into a mountain near Reykajvik on its return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery

19-Dec

ATTREE, EARL RALPH (R/51018) age: 27 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Canso, 11061 of No 169 Sqn, RCAF, which flew into a mountain near Reykajvik on its return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery

19-Dec

WOULD, ERIC (1558901) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LX330 of No 2 FIS, which flew into high ground near Newburgh in Fife during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Brotton Church Cemetery

19-Dec

WAINER, RALPH BYRAN (150866) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LX330 of No 2 FIS, which flew into high ground near Newburgh in Fife during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Scunthorpe (Crosby) Cemetery

19-Dec

SMITH, WILLIAM THOMPSON (135706) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LX330 of No 2 FIS, which flew into high ground near Newburgh in Fife during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery.

19-Dec

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM ARTHUR (590460) age: 30 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 277 Grp, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

19-Dec

COPSON, KENNETH (1178442) age: 32 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 7042 SE, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Imphal War Cemetery

19-Dec

BELL, GEORGE ALEXANDER (1371918) age: 23 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed/died whilst serving at AHQ FE, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

19-Dec

MINAS GEWERGIS (10575) age: Unknown IL

Private

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

19-Dec

THOMAS, ROLAND (1455060) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Bangor 1 Qtr 1945.  He is buried in Wigan Cemetery

19-Dec

HOWELLS, DENNIS WILLIAM (2227691) age: 20 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Cardiff.  He is buried in Llantilio Crossenny (St Teilo) Churchyard

19-Dec

BROWN, ENID STANLEY/SLANEY? (437975) age: 22 WAAF

Cpl

She was serving in the UK and was killed by being hit by a bus whilst at home on leave, her death being registered in Lichfield.  She is buried in Tamworth Cemetery.

20-Dec

BANKS, ARTHUR GC (1607992) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was captured on 29 Aug 1944 whilst flying in Kittyhawk, ? of No 112 Sqn  and was later murdered whilst in captivity.  He is buried in Argenta Gap War Cemetery

20-Dec

PERKINS, ROBERT RAYMOND (196829) age: 25 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX208 'F' of No 202 Sqn, which crashed into Benoskee Mountain, Stradbally, Castlegregory at night in bad weather.  He is buried in Basingtoke (Worting Road) Cemetery

20-Dec

WOTHERSPOON, JAMES MALCOLM (1494496) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX208 'F' of No 202 Sqn, which crashed into Benoskee Mountain, Stradbally, Castlegregory at night in bad weather.  He is buried in Burnley Cemetery

20-Dec

LANGTON, ANTONY BASIL (114373) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX208 'F' of No 202 Sqn, which crashed into Benoskee Mountain, Stradbally, Castlegregory at night in bad weather.  He is buried in Gatcombe (St Olave) Churchyard

20-Dec

DAMANT, REGINALD FRANK (1397870) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX208 'F' of No 202 Sqn, which crashed into Benoskee Mountain, Stradbally, Castlegregory at night in bad weather.  He is buried in Ipswich Cemetery

20-Dec

CUTHBERT, GEORGE ALFRED (1666665) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX208 'F' of No 202 Sqn, which crashed into Benoskee Mountain, Stradbally, Castlegregory at night in bad weather.  He is buried in Irvinestown (Sacred Heart) Roman Catholic Churchyard

20-Dec

LOWE, PETER LLOYD (1322824) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX208 'F' of No 202 Sqn, which crashed into Benoskee Mountain, Stradbally, Castlegregory at night in bad weather.  He is buried in Outwood (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

20-Dec

WILLIAMS, ERIC (1586500) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX208 'F' of No 202 Sqn, which crashed into Benoskee Mountain, Stradbally, Castlegregory at night in bad weather.  He is buried in Plymouth (Weston Mill) Cemetery

20-Dec

ALDRICH, HENRY GEORGE (1294808) age: 33 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX208 'F' of No 202 Sqn, which crashed into Benoskee Mountain, Stradbally, Castlegregory at night in bad weather.  He is buried in Ruislip (St Martin) Churchyard Extension

20-Dec

LEWIS, ALBERT RAYMOND (2204497) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX208 'F' of No 202 Sqn, which crashed into Benoskee Mountain, Stradbally, Castlegregory at night in bad weather.  He is buried in Stand (All Saints) Churchyard

20-Dec

WOOD, WALTER  (1501351) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 341 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

20-Dec

SHIELDS, KENNETH JAMES (R/146505) age: 23 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 419 and was killed when he was run over by a bus in Oldham, Lancashire.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

20-Dec

ANDERSON, GORDON JOHN (R/196689) age: 20 RCAF

LAC

He was serving with No 435 Sqn and was killed in a collision with a truck whilst riding a motorcycle.  He is buried in Imphal War Cemetery

20-Dec

FISHER, RONALD CYRIL (1633152) age: 39 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2752 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, however his death was registered at Dover.  He is buried in/or was cremated at East Finchley Cemetery and St Marylebone Crematorium

20-Dec

HORMIS MIKHAIL (2291) age: Unknown IL

Private

He was killed/died whilst serving with the Iraq Levies, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Habbaniya Memorial

20-Dec

WALKER, BERNARD (1875352) age: 21 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Bucklow.  He is buried in Moston (St Joseph's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

20-Dec

CLARK, REGINALD (1628978) age: 51 RAFVR

AC1

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

21-Dec

SEARS, ARTHUR JOSEPH (1476156) age: 22 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving with No 84 Sqn but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Johannesburg (West Park) Cemetery

21-Dec

WEARE, DEREK ARTHUR (156001) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, PF382 of No 109 Sqn, which crashed into trees near Saxmundham in Suffolk on its return from a bomber support sortie having taken off as the reserve aircraft.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

21-Dec

KERR, WILLIAM THOMSON (171678) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, PF382 of No 109 Sqn, which crashed into trees near Saxmundham in Suffolk on its return from a bomber support sortie having taken off as the reserve aircraft.  He is buried in Dunfermline Cemetery

21-Dec

WEST, GODFREY LAWRENCE (1322625) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR284 of No 248 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Covesea Skerries.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Dec

LIVOCK, WILLIAM DENZIL (189053) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR284 of No 248 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Covesea Skerries.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Dec

CAMBRIDGE, THOMAS HUDSON (410213) age: 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt II, KJ232 of No 261 Sqn, which dived into the ground during an attack on Gangaw for no apparent reason.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

21-Dec

EDMUNDS, KENNETH JAMES HALSEY (170899) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 282 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Dec

NEVARD, ALEXANDER ERIC (164502) age: 32 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 282 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Dec

HAWKINS, FRANCIS ALBERT (1336493) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 282 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Dec

HUNT, SYDNEY ROBERT (1334704) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 282 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Dec

MORRIS, GEORGE RICHARD (1043644) age: 33 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 282 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Dec

PORTER, HENRY CHARLES (1378487) age: 35 RAFVR

WO

He was serving with No 282 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Dec

SMITH, CYRIL (1388389) age: 31 RAFVR

WO

He was serving with No 282 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Dec

WAHLERS, EDWARD (R/127513) age: 21 RCAF

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, R6329 of No 410 Sqn, which flew into Wrotham Hill whilst flying in fog, he was flying as a passenger and was going on compassionate leave.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

21-Dec

AYTON, ALBERT ROBERT (156013) age: 27 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, R6329 of No 410 Sqn, which flew into Wrotham Hill whilst flying in fog.  He is buried in Streatham Park Cemetery

21-Dec

THOMSON, FRANCIS GRAHAM NIVEN DFC (135422) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford, R6329 of No 410 Sqn, which flew into Wrotham Hill whilst flying in fog.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

21-Dec

FULTON, STANLEY JOSEPH (J/7537) age: 26 RCAF

Sqn Ldr

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford, R6329 of No 410 Sqn, which flew into Wrotham Hill whilst flying in fog.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

21-Dec

SEEFRIED, REUBEN (R/160895) age: 23 RCAF

LAC

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford, R6329 of No 410 Sqn, which flew into Wrotham Hill whilst flying in fog.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

21-Dec

COOK, CLIFFORD HENRY (1126297) age: 23 RAFVR

AC1

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

21-Dec

EDWARDS, DENNIS HERBERT (184012) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, ME887 of No 621 Sqn, which flew into high ground and exploded near Bandar Allula in Somaliland during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

21-Dec

PUNYER, KENNETH (1623756) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, ME887 of No 621 Sqn, which flew into high ground and exploded near Bandar Allula in Somaliland during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

21-Dec

BUTLER, EDWARD JOHN DAVID (1623357) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, ME887 of No 621 Sqn, which flew into high ground and exploded near Bandar Allula in Somaliland during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

21-Dec

GASCOIGNE, JOHN BROOKS (1671815) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, ME887 of No 621 Sqn, which flew into high ground and exploded near Bandar Allula in Somaliland during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

21-Dec

HANDS, LESLIE (1549719) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, ME887 of No 621 Sqn, which flew into high ground and exploded near Bandar Allula in Somaliland during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

21-Dec

JOHN, DAVID REX (1803424) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, ME887 of No 621 Sqn, which flew into high ground and exploded near Bandar Allula in Somaliland during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

21-Dec

CLARK, ROBERT WILLIAM JOHN (1158207) age: 40 RAFVR

LAC

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

21-Dec

KILBURN, H V (94744V) age: Unknown SAAF

Air Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG498 of No 28 Sqn, SAAF, which flew into a hill as it descended through cloud during a Medivac flight from Greece to Italy.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

21-Dec

ATKINSON, ROY FARLEY (952564) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG498 of No 28 Sqn, SAAF, which flew into a hill as it descended through cloud during a Medivac flight from Greece to Italy.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

21-Dec

HELLAWELL, FRANK (1477719) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG498 of No 28 Sqn, SAAF, which flew into a hill as it descended through cloud during a Medivac flight from Greece to Italy.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

21-Dec

CRONIN, GERALD PATRICK (97052V) age: Unknown SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG498 of No 28 Sqn, SAAF, which flew into a hill as it descended through cloud during a Medivac flight from Greece to Italy.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

21-Dec

JOOSTE, C J (104010V) age: 34 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG498 of No 28 Sqn, SAAF, which flew into a hill as it descended through cloud during a Medivac flight from Greece to Italy.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

21-Dec

MOORE, P S (328791V) age: 31 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG498 of No 28 Sqn, SAAF, which flew into a hill as it descended through cloud during a Medivac flight from Greece to Italy.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

21-Dec

TAYLOR, ROLAND JAMES (527656) age: 26 RAF

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IIF, V8170 of No 54 OTU, which crashed into the sea off St Abb's Head after stalling on pulling out of a practice attack.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Dec

REYNOLDS, THOMAS FREDERICK (220027) age: 51 RAF

Cpl

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

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