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Casualties - 25 - 28 December 1944


24-Dec

PRIDDLE, THEOPHILUS ALFRED (134730) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, PL796 of No 4 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 near Nieukuik during a high level photo recce sortie.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

24-Dec

WINTER, CYRIL ARTHUR (1614511) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB366 TL-S of No 35 Sqn, which flew into trees and crashed at Paxton shortly after taking off from Graveley en-route to a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Hayes and Harlington (Cherry Lane) Cemetery

24-Dec

YALLOP, ROY FREDERICK ARTHUR (1356347) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB366 TL-S of No 35 Sqn, which flew into trees and crashed at Paxton shortly after taking off from Graveley en-route to a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Ipswich Cemetery

24-Dec

COUSINS, ALEC HENRY (1321669) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB366 TL-S of No 35 Sqn, which flew into trees and crashed at Paxton shortly after taking off from Graveley en-route to a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Maidenhead Cemetery

24-Dec

KENYON, ARTHUR THOMAS (185554) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB366 TL-S of No 35 Sqn, which flew into trees and crashed at Paxton shortly after taking off from Graveley en-route to a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Prestwich (St Mary) Churchyard

24-Dec

BLUNDELL, CECIL LEONARD (1602657) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB366 TL-S of No 35 Sqn, which flew into trees and crashed at Paxton shortly after taking off from Graveley en-route to a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Southampton (Hollybrook) Cemetery

24-Dec

WILLIAMS, LEONARD (1095530) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB366 TL-S of No 35 Sqn, which flew into trees and crashed at Paxton shortly after taking off from Graveley en-route to a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Staveley Cemetery

24-Dec

THOMAS, ALBERT (1652801) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB366 TL-S of No 35 Sqn, which flew into trees and crashed at Paxton shortly after taking off from Graveley en-route to a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Ystalyfera (St David) Church Burial Ground, Llangiwg

24-Dec

BYRNE, WILLIAM JOHN (R/169241) age: 30 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ421 'U' of No 88 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Gemund.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

24-Dec

DOHERTY, PATRICK CLIFFORD (R/208103) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ421 'U' of No 88 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Gemund.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

24-Dec

CUMMINS, MANLEY MORTON (R/187483) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ421 'U' of No 88 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Gemund.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

24-Dec

GRIFFITHS, OSCAR (175662) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND388 HW-G of No 100 Sqn, which came down in the targets area during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

24-Dec

COZENS, ALAN DUNCAN (1601560) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND388 HW-G of No 100 Sqn, which came down in the targets area during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

24-Dec

CROMPTON, FRANK (1593722) age: 19 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND388 HW-G of No 100 Sqn, which came down in the targets area during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

24-Dec

McGUIRE, ERNEST (1777473) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND388 HW-G of No 100 Sqn, which came down in the targets area during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

24-Dec

DAWSON, ALBERT (1624137) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND388 HW-G of No 100 Sqn, which came down in the targets area during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

24-Dec

MORGAN, JAMES ISLWYN (1836700) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND388 HW-G of No 100 Sqn, which came down in the targets area during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

24-Dec

KREWENCHUK, METRO ALEX (R/178776) age: 22 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND388 HW-G of No 100 Sqn, which came down in the targets area during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

24-Dec

HISLOP, EDWARD (187942) age: 29 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW168 DY-O of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Krefeld during a raid against Mulheim airfield.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-Dec

LINDENBOOM, KEVIN PATRICK (1293195) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW168 DY-O of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Krefeld during a raid against Mulheim airfield.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Dec

ROBERTS, EVAN (156707) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ871 DY-G of No 102 Sqn, which came down near Neuss during a raid on Mulheim airfield.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

24-Dec

SIMPSON, JOHN LIBERTY (1896343) age: 37 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ871 DY-G of No 102 Sqn, which came down near Neuss during a raid on Mulheim airfield.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

24-Dec

WILLIAMS, JAMES GEORGE (1891702) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was flying in Halifax III, MZ871 DY-G of No 102 Sqn, which was lost on a raid on Mulheim airfield.  He was captured by a policeman and taken to Neuss where he was maltreated and shot, his body then being dumped in a river.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Dec

HOLLIDAY, ROBERT HENRY (3000576) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG420 PM-Q of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Sindorf during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

24-Dec

HERBERT, JOHN WALLACE MILLS (417639) age: 20 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG420 PM-Q of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Sindorf during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

24-Dec

McDONALD, DONALD IAN (419584) age: 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG420 PM-Q of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Sindorf during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

24-Dec

HUNT, KENNETH ALFRED ISAAC (164211) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG420 PM-Q of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Sindorf during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

24-Dec

ASHCROFT, PHILIP KENNEDY (1581428) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG420 PM-Q of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Sindorf during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

24-Dec

BAKER, REGINALD WILFRED (1265506) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG420 PM-Q of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Sindorf during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

24-Dec

BONE, ERIC (1541373) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG420 PM-Q of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Sindorf during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

24-Dec

BOOTH, FRANK JOSIAH (182236) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG297 AS-K2 of No 166 Sqn, which came down in the targets area during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

24-Dec

SMITH, BENJAMIN HARTLEY (424891) age: 30 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG297 AS-K2 of No 166 Sqn, which came down in the targets area during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

24-Dec

CULLEN, PETER GUTHRIE (1109838) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG297 AS-K2 of No 166 Sqn, which came down in the targets area during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

24-Dec

OFFORD, PETER ANTHONY JOSEPH (1808316) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG297 AS-K2 of No 166 Sqn, which came down in the targets area during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

24-Dec

NIXON, CHARLES ALEXANDER (1796275) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG297 AS-K2 of No 166 Sqn, which came down in the targets area during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

24-Dec

RODGERS, THOMPSON ALFRED (1880035) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG297 AS-K2 of No 166 Sqn, which came down in the targets area during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

24-Dec

SHERBURN, JOHN GEOFFREY (3010170) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG297 AS-K2 of No 166 Sqn, which came down in the targets area during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

24-Dec

BARRASS, JOHN MORGAN (134083) age: 33 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD397 AS-V of No 166 Sqn, which came down in the targets area during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

24-Dec

O'HALLORAN, DESMOND MICHAEL LEONID (422978) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD397 AS-V of No 166 Sqn, which came down in the targets area during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

24-Dec

AYRES, LEONARD REUBEN (1623324) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD397 AS-V of No 166 Sqn, which came down in the targets area during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

24-Dec

BOLT, RONALD (1594020) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD397 AS-V of No 166 Sqn, which came down in the targets area during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

24-Dec

MARSHALL, SYDNEY (539072) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD397 AS-V of No 166 Sqn, which came down in the targets area during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

24-Dec

DOWE, RONALD ARTHUR (423196) age: 20 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD397 AS-V of No 166 Sqn, which came down in the targets area during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

24-Dec

BRAITHWAITE, DONALD (151661) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 172 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Bradford (Undercliffe) Cemetery

24-Dec

FREAKLEY, NORMAN IVOR (187272) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN705 of No 193 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near Enschede.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-Dec

READ, HENRY WALTER (1292518) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MP196 'G' of No 197 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 near Gronau.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-Dec

STEVENSON, HAROLD (154450) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP583 of No 247 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Poteau.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

24-Dec

CAMPBELL, ALASDAIR BUTCHART (186290) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN931 'S' of No 257 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Utrecht.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

24-Dec

UNWIN, LEONARD ARTHUR (J/10393) age: 27 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, RB335 of No 263 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Barneveld.  He is buried in Woudenberg General Cemetery

24-Dec

LEROY, J FFAF () age: unknown

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ489 L8-L of No 347 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Wersten im Brucherbach during a raid against Mulheim airfield.  He is buried in

24-Dec

BAILLON, L FFAF () age: unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ489 L8-L of No 347 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Wersten im Brucherbach during a raid against Mulheim airfield.  He is buried in

24-Dec

EVEN, Y FFAF () age: unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ489 L8-L of No 347 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Wersten im Brucherbach during a raid against Mulheim airfield.  He is buried in

24-Dec

GAUTHERET, P FFAF () age: unknown

S-Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ489 L8-L of No 347 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Wersten im Brucherbach during a raid against Mulheim airfield.  He is buried in

24-Dec

GRANIER, M FFAF () age: unknown

 

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ489 L8-L of No 347 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Wersten im Brucherbach during a raid against Mulheim airfield.  He is buried in

24-Dec

KELLAR, DAVID GARFIELD (J/38411) age: 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP781 EQ-U of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the airfield at Lohausen.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

24-Dec

FRIKER, WALTER LOUIS (J/13140) age:  RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP781 EQ-U of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the airfield at Lohausen.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

24-Dec

ALLAN, WILLIAM BRUCE (J/95205) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP781 EQ-U of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the airfield at Lohausen.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

24-Dec

D'AMOUR, GERALD ROCH (J/95221) age: 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP781 EQ-U of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the airfield at Lohausen.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

24-Dec

TONKIN, DONALD CLIFFORD (J/95500) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, VII, NP781 EQ-U of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the airfield at Lohausen.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

24-Dec

BEASLEY, JOSEPH RONALD (J/23867) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XVI, SM277 of No 416 Sqn, which was shot down in error by US AA fire near Malmedy.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

24-Dec

HALE, RAYMOND WALLACE (J/26179) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was flying in Lancaster X, KB715 VR-T of No 419 Sqn, which he abandoned during a raid against the airfield at Lohausen after it was hit by flak.  Landing in a tree he was cut down by Polish workers but was then shot by three German soldiers.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

24-Dec

BREEN, ROY FREDERICK (J/92935) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MP178 'H' of No 438 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Bullange.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

24-Dec

WASHBURN, DEAN JEROME (J/29339) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MP186 'V' of No 438 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Dahlem.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

24-Dec

SAGE, KENNETH FREELAND (C1191) age: 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN894 of No 439 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Mayen.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

24-Dec

WRIGHT, WILLIAM ALBERT (R/74061) age: 22 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, PD492 of No 439 Sqn, which was shot down by a USAAF P-47 near Duren.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

24-Dec

HARWOOD, CHARLES FREDERICK JOSEPH (J/17954) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN453 'J' of No 440 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Schleiden.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

24-Dec

CUMMING, DUNCAN HERBERT (J/25086) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN665 'X' of No 440 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 near Eindhoven.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

24-Dec

DUNKELD, WILLIAM THOMAS (J/25085) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, PD462 'K' of No 440 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 near Eindhoven.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

24-Dec

MARKWELL, IAN ALLISON (414054) age: 24 RAAF

Fg Off

He was serving with No 452 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Ambon Memorial

24-Dec

SKARRATT, MICHAEL CARLETON (420763) age: 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB255 AR-E of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Oostelbeers in Holland during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Oostelbeers Roman Catholic Churchyard

24-Dec

WARD, JOHN MICHAEL (437237) age: 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB255 AR-E of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Oostelbeers in Holland during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Oostelbeers Roman Catholic Churchyard

24-Dec

DAY, GRAHAM FOWLER (433717) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB255 AR-E of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Oostelbeers in Holland during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Oostelbeers Roman Catholic Churchyard

24-Dec

DEED, CYRIL KEITH (30953) age: 25 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB255 AR-E of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Oostelbeers in Holland during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Oostelbeers Roman Catholic Churchyard

24-Dec

DICKIE, ROBERT JOHN (430773) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB255 AR-E of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Oostelbeers in Holland during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Oostelbeers Roman Catholic Churchyard

24-Dec

STEWART, RUSSELL IAN (434335) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB255 AR-E of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Oostelbeers in Holland during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Oostelbeers Roman Catholic Churchyard

24-Dec

NEWMAN, THOMAS CHARLES (923554) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB255 AR-E of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Oostelbeers in Holland during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Oostelbeers Roman Catholic Churchyard

24-Dec

WHALEY, NOEL PATRICK DFC (412773) age: 24 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XI, PL919 of No 541 Sqn, which was brought down near Bleialf during a PR sortie to the Frankfurt area.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

24-Dec

JACKSON, CHARLES (1581793) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, ? of No 607 Sqn, which failed to return from an escort sortie to Myedu following an engine failure.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

24-Dec

PATERSON, WILLIAM (J/39880) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF915 GI-U of No 622 Sqn, which was lost in a raid against Bonn-Hangelar airfield.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-Dec

BROWNE, GRANT WALLACE (4212639) age: 30 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF915 GI-U of No 622 Sqn, which was lost in a raid against Bonn-Hangelar airfield.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-Dec

PERDUE, ROBERT NELSON (C/12584) age: 26 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF915 GI-U of No 622 Sqn, which was lost in a raid against Bonn-Hangelar airfield.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-Dec

MITCHELL, THOMAS DURWARD (1101923) age: 34 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF915 GI-U of No 622 Sqn, which was lost in a raid against Bonn-Hangelar airfield.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-Dec

DAVIS, HARRY SAMUEL (154512) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND524 F2-F of No 635 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the airfield at Lohausen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

24-Dec

EVERETT, ARTHUR CHARLES (174693) age: 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND524 F2-F of No 635 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the airfield at Lohausen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

24-Dec

WALKER, ALBERT WARNFORTH (51345) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND524 F2-F of No 635 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the airfield at Lohausen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

24-Dec

SHAW, CLIFFORD (1674657) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND524 F2-F of No 635 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the airfield at Lohausen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

24-Dec

MORRISON, ALEXANDER DONALD (423824) age: 23 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND524 F2-F of No 635 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the airfield at Lohausen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

24-Dec

PATTERSON, DONALD RICHARD (421932) age: 21 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND524 F2-F of No 635 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the airfield at Lohausen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

24-Dec

KEARNEY, ROBERT (1894016) age: 35 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Thanet of No 640 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bandon (St Patrick) Catholic Churchyard

24-Dec

JELFS, ALFRED GEORGE (1577784) age: 24 RAFVR

LAC

He died whilst serving with No 2702 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, however, he probably died in the RAF Hospital at Cosford as his death was registered in Wenlock in the 1st Quater of 1945.  He is buried in Rugeley Cemetery.

24-Dec

KIRK, WILLIAM ARNOLD (1537280) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 12 CMU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery

24-Dec

FRASER, JOHN WATSON (R/60929) age: 25 RCAF

Sgt

He was serving with No 126 Wing HQ and was shot by a Military Policeman whilst driving a jeep to Oss in Holland.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

24-Dec

SWANSTON , WILLIAM HAIG TROTTER (970056) age: 27 RAFVR

LAC

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

24-Dec

FOURACRES, EDWARD ALBERT (1805585) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson II, 8363 of No 18 SFTS, which crashed near Dugald in Manitoba.  He is buried in Winnipeg (Brookside) Cemetery

24-Dec

HOLLINGSBEE, PETER (1805644) age: 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson II, 8363 of No 18 SFTS, which crashed near Dugald in Manitoba.  He is buried in Winnipeg (Brookside) Cemetery

24-Dec

NELSON, LAWRENCE (168917) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 2 TAF Base Censor, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

24-Dec

HUGHES, RALPH EDWARD (1200675) age: 34 RAFVR

Cpl

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

24-Dec

HART, JACK (1699670) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

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

25-Dec

McLEOD, IAN DOUGLAS (42429) age: 23 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XVI, SM211 of No 66 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Dieren whilst attacking a train.  He is buried in Rheden (Heiderust) General Cemetery

25-Dec

NICHOL, JAMES (1528343) age: 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW262 'G' of No 98 Sqn, which was hit by flak during a raid to Stadkyll.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

25-Dec

GREEN, PETER CHARLES NIGHTINGALE (710092) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN206 of No 266 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by flak near Winterswijk.  He is buried in Winterwijk Cemetery

25-Dec

RENARD, MAURICE CELESTIN BERNARD  (152919) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Spitfire IX, RK802 of No 349 Sqn, which made a forced landing following an engine failure during a sweep.  He is commemorated in The Maidenhead Register

25-Dec

VANDERPERREN, JAAK MARIA FRANS  (120896) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, RM673 of No 350 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak whilst attacking enemy MT near Malmedy.  He is commemorated in The Maidenhead Register

25-Dec

BORLAND, ALEXANDER GEORGE (J/25780) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XVI, SM303 of No 416 Sqn, which was shot down in error by a USAAF P-47 near Houffalize.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Dec

McROBERTS, ALAN REDFERN (1546816) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, LR354 'U' of No 613 Sqn, which crashed as it took off from airfield B75.  He is buried in Cambrai (Route de Solesmes) Communal Cemetery

25-Dec

ROBERTS, ARTHUR FREDERICK NOEL (590902) age: 27 RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, LR354 'U' of No 613 Sqn, which crashed as it took off from airfield B76.  He is buried in Cambrai (Route de Solesmes) Communal Cemetery

25-Dec

POPE, RONALD EDWARD (1433634) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Holderness of No 640 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Tottenham Cemetery

25-Dec

SNEE, THOMAS (1275241) age: 23 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst serving with No 21 SFTS but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery

25-Dec

EVANS, DAVID WILLIAM (1802837) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder, ? of No 21 Sqn, SAAF, which failed to return.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

25-Dec

BARBOUR, STUART DOUGLAS (88531) age: 43 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 416 RSU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

25-Dec

HAMILTON, ARTHUR FAIRLIE (1187583) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst serving with No 5 FU but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

25-Dec

OVEREND, JOSEPH OLIVER (1679217) age: 34 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 85 Grp, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

25-Dec

TAYLOR, JOHN RUSSELL (753657) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

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

25-Dec

SHARP, BERNARD (105965) age: 36 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving in the UK and died in St Martin's Hospital, Bath from self inflicted revolver wounds.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery.

25-Dec

HOBBS, THOMAS (1489226) age: 41 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Market Bosworth.  He is buried in Braunstone (St Peter) Churchyard

25-Dec

TASKER, CLARENCE ROBERT (1094782) age: 27 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Salisbury (33) 1 Qtr 1945/Scotland?.  He is buried in Wellingore (All Saints) Churchyard

25-Dec

HAMILTON, G (1369204) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

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 Paisley (Hawkhead) Cemetery

25-Dec

ROBINSON, ETHEL ISOBEL (428394) age: 24 WAAF

Cpl

She was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, her death being registered in Durham N.  She is buried in Burnmoor (St Barnabas) Churchyard

26-Dec

BREMNER, ALEXANDER (49772) age: 25 RAF

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 2 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Swindon.  He is buried in Hull Northern Cemetery

26-Dec

MANSELL, PHILIP JOHN (1867033) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR246 ZA-Y of No 10 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Margate during a raid against enemy troop positions at St-Vith.  He is buried in Gaywood (St Faith) Churchyard

26-Dec

MURPHY, THOMAS (2210907) age: 19 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR246 ZA-Y of No 10 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Margate during a raid against enemy troop positions at St-Vith.  He is buried in Liverpool (Ford) Roman Catholic Cemetery

26-Dec

ADDYMAN, DENNIS EDWALDS (184147) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR246 ZA-Y of No 10 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Margate during a raid against enemy troop positions at St-Vith.  He is buried in Thames Ditton (St Nicholas) Churchyard

26-Dec

YATES, BERNARD (182761) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR246 ZA-Y of No 10 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Margate during a raid against enemy troop positions at St-Vith.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Dec

EDWARDS, PETER COLIN (38423) age: 22 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR246 ZA-Y of No 10 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Margate during a raid against enemy troop positions at St-Vith.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Dec

GOWER, JACK GERALD (186476) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR246 ZA-Y of No 10 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Margate during a raid against enemy troop positions at St-Vith.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Dec

MACLEOD, WILLIAM ROSS DOUGLAS (183628) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR246 ZA-Y of No 10 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Margate during a raid against enemy troop positions at St-Vith.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Dec

COX, DONALD ARTHUR (1817720) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF278 of No 36 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Chivenor.  He is buried in Heanton Punchardon (St Augustine) Churchyard

26-Dec

MINGAY, FREDERICK ERIC (1395994) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF278 of No 36 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Chivenor.  He is buried in Lingwood (St Peter) Churchyard

26-Dec

PERRIN, STEPHEN EDWARD (137390) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF278 of No 36 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Chivenor.  He was cremated at Enfield Crematorium

26-Dec

DRAKE, JAMES MARSHALL (J/16899) age: 30 RCAF

Plt Off

He was captured after making a forced landing on 28 May 1943 whilst flying in Hurricane, H 676 of No 67 Sqn, near Kanyingyarng in Burma but died in captivity at Rangoon.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

26-Dec

EMERSON, RALPH HAY (J/27577) age: 29 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ740 MP-R of No 76 Sqn, which came down in woods near Nassogne in Luxembourg during a raid against enemy troop positions at St-Vith.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

26-Dec

NEWTON, OSCAR FREDERICK (R/103037) age: 26 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ740 MP-R of No 76 Sqn, which came down in woods near Nassogne in Luxembourg during a raid against enemy troop positions at St-Vith.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

26-Dec

GRAY, JOHN SHIRRA (905574) age: 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ740 MP-R of No 76 Sqn, which came down in woods near Nassogne in Luxembourg during a raid against enemy troop positions at St-Vith.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

26-Dec

WOOLF, DEVOE (J/186900) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ740 MP-R of No 76 Sqn, which came down in woods near Nassogne in Luxembourg during a raid against enemy troop positions at St-Vith.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

26-Dec

FLOYD, GEORGE (J/24532) age: 33 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ740 MP-R of No 76 Sqn, which came down in woods near Nassogne in Luxembourg during a raid against enemy troop positions at St-Vith.  He is buried in Nassogne Communal Cemetery

26-Dec

CLARK, ARI BERGTHOR (J/91164) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ740 MP-R of No 76 Sqn, which came down in woods near Nassogne in Luxembourg during a raid against enemy troop positions at St-Vith.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Dec

SMITH, THOMAS RICHARD WILLIAM (1273841) age: 24 RAFVR

WO

He was serving with No 76 Sqn, came down in woods near Nassogne in Luxembourg during a raid against enemy troop positions at St-Vith.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

26-Dec

DORRICOTT, KENNETH JOHN (152678) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 82 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

26-Dec

JACKSON, JOHN HENRY (JACK) (917861) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB237 SR-M of No 101 Sqn, which made a force landing near Rheims in France on its return from a raid against enemy troop positions at St-Vith.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

26-Dec

FLETT, WILLIAM ARTHUR (J/92897) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP504 'E' of No 137 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Schleiden whilst attacking enemy MT.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Dec

DAVIS, FREDERICK (427447) age: 26 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL484 of No 148 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing near San Vito following an engine failure during a supply dropping sortie to Geisha in Yugoslavia.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

26-Dec

GILBERT, VASCO ORTIGZO (136832) age: 27 RAFVR

Fg Off

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Typhoon IB, EJ946 of No 168 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce in the Prim area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Dec

FLETCHER, ERNEST JAMES (151041) age: 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably  killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter X, LX845 or ? of No 235 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Dec

WATSON, ALFRED JAMES (151835) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably  killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter X, LX845 or ? of No 235 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Dec

TURNER, DONALD JAMES STANLEY (134115) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MP132 of No 263 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Deventer.  He is buried in Zwollerkerspel (Windesheim) General Cemetery

26-Dec

ROBINSON, GEORGE DOUGLAS DFC (J/20412) age: 26 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 409 Sqn and was killed was he overturned the vehicle he was driving along the perimeter track of the airfield at Vendeville near Lille.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery

26-Dec

ROBINSON, LEONARD GEORGE (420274) age: 24 RAAF

WO

He was serving with No 450 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

26-Dec

GODFREY, HARRY CHARLES (51795) age: 25 RAF

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP320 of No 502 Sqn, which was probably shot down by fighters whilst on an anti shipping patrol over the Skagerrak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Dec

VIDLER, RAYMOND FRANK (54005) age: 23 RAF

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP320 of No 502 Sqn, which was probably shot down by fighters whilst on an anti shipping patrol over the Skagerrak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Dec

HAYNES, NORMAN VICTOR (161067) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP320 of No 502 Sqn, which was probably shot down by fighters whilst on an anti shipping patrol over the Skagerrak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Dec

MURRAY, JOHN MOFFAT (1063361) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP320 of No 502 Sqn, which was probably shot down by fighters whilst on an anti shipping patrol over the Skagerrak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Dec

ORMAN, JACK (1453563) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP320 of No 502 Sqn, which was probably shot down by fighters whilst on an anti shipping patrol over the Skagerrak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Dec

RAYNER, ARTHUR REGINALD (1528511) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP320 of No 502 Sqn, which was probably shot down by fighters whilst on an anti shipping patrol over the Skagerrak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Dec

MEDCALF, MICHAEL CHARLES (1387484) age: 21 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP320 of No 502 Sqn, which was probably shot down by fighters whilst on an anti shipping patrol over the Skagerrak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Dec

ZELLMAN, RONALD ROBERT (413928) age: 31 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP320 of No 502 Sqn, which was probably shot down by fighters whilst on an anti shipping patrol over the Skagerrak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Dec

CARRICK, ROBERT (874113) age: 32 AuxAF

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 976 Sqn but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

26-Dec

BROAD, NORMAN OWEN (158699) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 2 TAF, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

26-Dec

WHOLEY, FRANCIS JOHN (1398452) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell III, KJ735 of No 45 Grp, which ditched in the Atlantic on a ferry flight between Bluie West 1 and Reykjavik.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Dec

LATHAM, RALPH (541973) age: 26 RAF

Cpl

He had been serving with No 81 RSU but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Sandakan.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

26-Dec

FREEMAN, ROY ALAN (1579397) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 81 SP, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Dec

GREAVY, MICHAEL (1370328) age: 34 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving at Gianaclis, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery

26-Dec

BENN, KENNETH JOSEPH (1284608) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving at Gianaclis, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery

26-Dec

PALMER, LEWIS WINSTON (1250436) age: 37 RAFVR

LAC

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

26-Dec

KAY, JAMES (155317) age: 40 RAFVR

Fg Off

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

26-Dec

KERSLAKE, JOHN (1509854) age: 42 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Bury St Edmunds.  He is buried in Birmingham (Yardley) Cemetery

26-Dec

STEWART-WALKER, ERIC (1287926) age: 39 RAFVR

Cpl

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

26-Dec

DUNKLEY, JOSEPH HERT (1519528) age: 39 RAFVR

AC2

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

26-Dec

BUTLER, FRANCIS KNIGHTLEY (346920) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

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 Montgomery (St Nicholas) Churchyard

26-Dec

MOYLE, WILLIAM WALTER STANLEY (865083) age: 45 AuxAF

Cpl

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Wendron (St Wendrona) Church Cemetery

26-Dec

SCAIFE, MAXWELL BYFORD (1647338) age: 43 RAFVR

LAC

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

27-Dec

MILLARD, GEORGE SAMUEL (639229) age: 24 RAF

Cpl

He had been serving with No 36 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in the Fukuoka area of Japan.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery

27-Dec

DOWDING, MICHAEL MCLOUGHLIN (165070) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN710 AA-Q of No 75 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Rheydt after being struck by a bomb.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

27-Dec

MILES, HADDON SHAW (421746) age: 27 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN710 AA-Q of No 75 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Rheydt after being struck by a bomb.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

27-Dec

COOMBRIDGE, TREVOR WALTER (42653) age: 21 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN710 AA-Q of No 75 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Rheydt after being struck by a bomb.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

27-Dec

HASLAM, GEORGE FREDERICK (2219498) age: 35 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN710 AA-Q of No 75 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Rheydt after being struck by a bomb.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

27-Dec

LEFT, EDWARD (1819854) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN710 AA-Q of No 75 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Rheydt after being struck by a bomb.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

27-Dec

MEPHAM, DENIS NORMAN (1853114) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN710 AA-Q of No 75 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Rheydt after being struck by a bomb.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

27-Dec

HODGSON, WILLIAM MCKELLAR (129945) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, ML961 HS- of No 109 Sqn, which came down at Keent near Weert in Holland during a raid on Rheydt.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

27-Dec

SHORT, WALTER HORACE BROOK(136419) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MP191 'P' of No 181 Sqn, which collided with an unknown aircraft near St Vith.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

27-Dec

COLLETT, ANTHONY EWART (328483V) age: 20 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN318 'T' of No 184 Sqn, which he abandoned after colliding with JR493 of the same unit near Ahrndorf but he did not survive.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

27-Dec

SANDERS, THOMAS WILLIAM (335329) age: Unknown RAF

WO

He had been serving with No 205 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Sandakan.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

27-Dec

HAMPSON, JOHN BRAETON (124914) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito NF30, MM705 of No 219 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy fighter near Holsbeck during a defensive patrol.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

27-Dec

RYALLS, DERRICK LANG (44601) age: 32 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito NF30, MM705 of No 219 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy fighter near Holsbeck during a defensive patrol.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

27-Dec

SULLIVAN, MAURICE HOWARD (162308) age: 19 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 250 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

27-Dec

HALL, BEVAN MASON (421705) age: 22 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, EJ627 'E' of No 486 Sqn, which was shot down near Munster by a Fw 190.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Dec

STEVENSON, LESLIE HOWARD (R/171883) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was captured on 26 Aug 1944 whilst flying in Lancaster III,  PB400 of No 576 Sqn, which  was lost during a raid on Kiel, he was shot whilst in captivity during an air raid.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Dec

ANDERSON, ALBERT ALEXANDER (1025567) age: 30 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 124 Wing, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

27-Dec

KRUSZYNA, Edward(P.794931) age: 28 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG994 of No 1586 (SD) Flt.  He is buried in Brindisi Cemetery

27-Dec

McDONALD, KENNETH JOHN (J/37023) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, EM402 of No 3 GTS, which crashed inverted after control was lost whilst he attempted to bale out in very bad weather conditions.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

27-Dec

DRAY, WILLIAM JAMES (841183) age: 39 AuxAF

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 424 RSU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Brugge General Cemetery

27-Dec

MORTON, GEORGE SAMUEL (1286629) age: 27 RAFVR

AC1

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

27-Dec

RICHARDSON, RONALD HARRY (1721799) age: 20 RAFVR

LAC

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

27-Dec

HARVEY, RUTH (451617) age: 22 WAAF

LACW

She was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, her death being registered in Bridgend.  She is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery

28-Dec

WOODS, JOHN (52465) age: 26 RAF

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ557 'Z' of No 18 Sqn, which was shot down during an intruder operation on a bridge  over the Santerno River.  He is buried in Coriano Ridge War Cemetery

28-Dec

BLUSTONE, HYAM MAURICE (1321872) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ557 'Z' of No 18 Sqn, which was shot down during an intruder operation on a bridge  over the Santerno River.  He is buried in Coriano Ridge War Cemetery

28-Dec

HART, KENNETH GRAHAM DFC (42222) age: 23 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ557 'Z' of No 18 Sqn, which was shot down during an intruder operation on a bridge  over the Santerno River.  He is buried in Coriano Ridge War Cemetery

28-Dec

FRIZZELL, ROBERT JAMES (415525) age: 29 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ557 'Z' of No 18 Sqn, which was shot down during an intruder operation on a bridge  over the Santerno River.  He is buried in Coriano Ridge War Cemetery

28-Dec

MacDONALD, NEIL EVAN MCLEOD (42427) age: 23 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, EJ881 of No 33 Sqn, which burst into flames on hitting a stone wall whilst making a forced landing following an engine failure.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

28-Dec

COOPER, EDWARD ROY (2221308) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was captured on 30 Nov 1944 whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF980 AA-F of No 75 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Osterfeld but died in Elizabeth Hospital at Oberhausen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

28-Dec

STRANG, JAMES ALBERT COBBETT (188406) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, LZ837 of No 93 Sqn, which crashed into the sea after catching fire in the air.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

28-Dec

GIBBS, KENNETH (175484) age: 19 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB634 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on an ABC sortie to Bonn.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

28-Dec

PARKE, WILLIAM KELVIN (J/12043) age: 27 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB634 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on an ABC sortie to Bonn.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

28-Dec

COBBETT, BERNARD VICTOR (J/95409) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB634 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on an ABC sortie to Bonn.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

28-Dec

BUELL, CHESTER MERRILL (J/39274) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB634 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on an ABC sortie to Bonn.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

28-Dec

BRADLEY, CHARLES RAYMOND (J/95206) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB634 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on an ABC sortie to Bonn.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

28-Dec

McGREGOR, JAMES BRUCE (J/95541) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB634 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on an ABC sortie to Bonn.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

28-Dec

CLASSEN, WILLIAM GEORGE (1628570) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB634 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on an ABC sortie to Bonn.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

28-Dec

KING, RONALD (1892478) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB634 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on an ABC sortie to Bonn.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

28-Dec

TAYLOR, PETER (1671637) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MH782 of No 111 Sqn, which ditched off Venice following an engine failure.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

28-Dec

FLOOD, ARTHUR ALFRED (1898788) age: 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ514 of No 114 Sqn, which crashed into the sea whilst attempting an overshoot at Falconara on its return from a night recce sortie.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery

28-Dec

EMMETT, BARNARD ROY (163117) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ514 of No 114 Sqn, which crashed into the sea whilst attempting an overshoot at Falconara on its return from a night recce sortie.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

28-Dec

NICE, BRIAN KINDER (181051) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ514 of No 114 Sqn, which crashed into the sea whilst attempting an overshoot at Falconara on its return from a night recce sortie.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

28-Dec

CULMER, EDWIN JOHN (1804950) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ514 of No 114 Sqn, which crashed into the sea whilst attempting an overshoot at Falconara on its return from a night recce sortie.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

28-Dec

LAMB, PETER GEORGE (1602648) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in  of No 236 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea off North Coates following an engine failure on its return from a sweep.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Dec

ANDREW, J B FFAF () age: unknown

Cpl

He was killed when Halifax III, NA174 L8- of No 347 Sqn was being prepared for an operation to Monchengladbach.  A fire broke out followed by five explosions.  He is buried in

28-Dec

CONSENTINO, G FFAF () age: unknown

Cpl

He was killed when Halifax III, NA174 L8- of No 347 Sqn was being prepared for an operation to Monchengladbach.  A fire broke out followed by five explosions.  He is buried in

28-Dec

Gimenz FFAF () age: unknown

Cpl

He was killed when Halifax III, NA174 L8- of No 347 Sqn was being prepared for an operation to Monchengladbach.  A fire broke out followed by five explosions.  He is buried in

28-Dec

Gomez FFAF () age: unknown

Cpl

He was killed when Halifax III, NA174 L8- of No 347 Sqn was being prepared for an operation to Monchengladbach.  A fire broke out followed by five explosions.  He is buried in

28-Dec

Jeannelle FFAF () age: unknown

Cpl

He was killed when Halifax III, NA174 L8- of No 347 Sqn was being prepared for an operation to Monchengladbach.  A fire broke out followed by five explosions.  He is buried in

28-Dec

Martin () age: unknown

Cpl

He was killed when Halifax III, NA174 L8- of No 347 Sqn was being prepared for an operation to Monchengladbach.  A fire broke out followed by five explosions.  He is buried in

28-Dec

Stalenq FFAF () age: unknown

Cpl

He was killed when Halifax III, NA174 L8- of No 347 Sqn was being prepared for an operation to Monchengladbach.  A fire broke out followed by five explosions.  He is buried in

28-Dec

ANTONIO, R FFAF () age: unknown

Pvt

He was killed when Halifax III, NA174 L8- of No 347 Sqn was being prepared for an operation to Monchengladbach.  A fire broke out followed by five explosions.  He is buried in

28-Dec

Maupetit FFAF () age: unknown

Pvt

He was killed when Halifax III, NA174 L8- of No 347 Sqn was being prepared for an operation to Monchengladbach.  A fire broke out followed by five explosions.  He is buried in

28-Dec

MILES, GILBERT  (1665792) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed when Halifax III, NA174 L8- of No 347 Sqn was being prepared for an operation to Monchengladbach.  A fire broke out followed by five explosions.  He is buried in Filton (St Peter) Churchyard

28-Dec

COWIN, ALBERT  (1074033) age: 29 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed when Halifax III, NA174 L8- of No 347 Sqn was being prepared for an operation to Monchengladbach.  A fire broke out followed by five explosions.  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery

28-Dec

CLARKE, DONALD ASHLEY  (983710) age: 26 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed when Halifax III, NA174 L8- of No 347 Sqn was being prepared for an operation to Monchengladbach.  A fire broke out followed by five explosions.  He is buried in Stamford Cemetery

28-Dec

BARROW, ROYSTON CLIFFORD  (1669770) age: 22 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed when Halifax III, NA174 L8- of No 347 Sqn was being prepared for an operation to Monchengladbach.  A fire broke out followed by five explosions.  He is buried in Verwood (St  Michael) Churchyard

28-Dec

HOW, FREDERICK WINSTON (J/17469) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB738 VR-D of No 419 Sqn, which came down at Leverkusen-Wiesdorf during a raid to Opladen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

28-Dec

NICKLE, RUSSELL KARL (J/29618) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB738 VR-D of No 419 Sqn, which came down at Leverkusen-Wiesdorf during a raid to Opladen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

28-Dec

SPRINGSTEIN, NORMAN RAY (J/92433) age: 19 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB738 VR-D of No 419 Sqn, which came down at Leverkusen-Wiesdorf during a raid to Opladen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

28-Dec

HUBLEY, CECIL DAVID BENJAMIN (J/92593) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB738 VR-D of No 419 Sqn, which came down at Leverkusen-Wiesdorf during a raid to Opladen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

28-Dec

MacGREGOR, JOHN ALFRED STUART (J/92532) age: 26 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB738 VR-D of No 419 Sqn, which came down at Leverkusen-Wiesdorf during a raid to Opladen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

28-Dec

TAIT, CECIL RALPH (J/92452) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB738 VR-D of No 419 Sqn, which came down at Leverkusen-Wiesdorf during a raid to Opladen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

28-Dec

ATKINSON, JOSEPH (613970) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB738 VR-D of No 419 Sqn, which came down at Leverkusen-Wiesdorf during a raid to Opladen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

28-Dec

DIXON, ARTHUR ALLEN (J/37706) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB798 NA-G of No 428 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Opladen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

28-Dec

EBBER, ROBERT ALLAN (J/42359) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB798 NA-G of No 428 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Opladen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

28-Dec

HEWSON, SYDNEY DALTON (J/39370) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB798 NA-G of No 428 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Opladen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

28-Dec

LE BLANC, ALBERT THOMAS (J/42865) age: 19 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB798 NA-G of No 428 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Opladen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

28-Dec

McDIVITT, KEITH OSCAR (J/43668) age: Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB798 NA-G of No 428 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Opladen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

28-Dec

PAGE, ERNEST WILLIAM (J/35427) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB798 NA-G of No 428 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Opladen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

28-Dec

OWEN, GEORGE FREDERICK (1880694) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB798 NA-G of No 428 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Opladen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

28-Dec

CATHERALE, LLOYD JOHN GORDON (J/37534) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR197 AL-Z of No 429 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a gardening sortie to Sanderfjord in Norway.  He is buried in Sandefjord (Ekeberg) Churchyard

28-Dec

CULLEN, JOSEPH PATRICK LEONARD (J/36888) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR197 AL-Z of No 429 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a gardening sortie to Sanderfjord in Norway.  He is buried in Sandefjord (Ekeberg) Churchyard

28-Dec

DREWERY, BERTRAM ERNEST (J/87449) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR197 AL-Z of No 429 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a gardening sortie to Sanderfjord in Norway.  He is buried in Sandefjord (Ekeberg) Churchyard

28-Dec

GIBLIN, JAMES RAYMOND (R/136304) age: 27 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR197 AL-Z of No 429 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a gardening sortie to Sanderfjord in Norway.  He is buried in Sandefjord (Ekeberg) Churchyard

28-Dec

KELLY, KARL EMERSON (R/200438) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR197 AL-Z of No 429 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a gardening sortie to Sanderfjord in Norway.  He is buried in Sandefjord (Ekeberg) Churchyard

28-Dec

McDONALD, ADAM RAEBURN (J/92473) age: 28 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR197 AL-Z of No 429 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a gardening sortie to Sanderfjord in Norway.  He is buried in Sandefjord (Ekeberg) Churchyard

28-Dec

RICHMOND, JOHN DANIEL (1283210) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR197 AL-Z of No 429 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a gardening sortie to Sanderfjord in Norway.  He is buried in Sandefjord (Ekeberg) Churchyard

28-Dec

WARREN, GORDON (J/93781) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN750 UL-M2 of No 576 Sqn, which was severely damaged during a raid to Bonn but crashed on its second attempt to land at Manston on its return.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

28-Dec

ANGUS, KENNETH (1581067) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN750 UL-M2 of No 576 Sqn, which was severely damaged during a raid to Bonn but crashed on its second attempt to land at Manston on its return.  He is buried in Cardington (St Mary) Church Cemetery

28-Dec

BULL, LEONARD JAMES (1606722) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN750 UL-M2 of No 576 Sqn, which was severely damaged during a raid to Bonn but crashed on its second attempt to land at Manston on its return.  He is buried in Dilton Marsh (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

28-Dec

NORRIS, JAMES (1900179) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN750 UL-M2 of No 576 Sqn, which was severely damaged during a raid to Bonn but crashed on its second attempt to land at Manston on its return.  He is buried in Ferrybank Catholic Churchyard

28-Dec

CAMPBELL, CHARLES GERRARD (1565575) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN750 UL-M2 of No 576 Sqn, which was severely damaged during a raid to Bonn but crashed on its second attempt to land at Manston on its return.  He is buried in Glasgow (St Kentigern's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

28-Dec

FLETCHER, DERRICK (179580) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN750 UL-M2 of No 576 Sqn, which was severely damaged during a raid to Bonn but crashed on its second attempt to land at Manston on its return.  He is buried in Mexborough Cemetery

28-Dec

McNAMARA, JOHN HENRY (420704) age: 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ970 of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Norway during Operation Tail 2 on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Sande in Vestfold Cemetery

28-Dec

HARRIES, KENNETH JAMES (133095) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ970 of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Norway during Operation Tail 2 on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Sande in Vestfold Cemetery

28-Dec

HUGHES, WILFRED (1819153) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ970 of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Norway during Operation Tail 2 on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Sande in Vestfold Cemetery

28-Dec

RODMAN, SIDNEY WALTER CHARLES (1317416) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ970 of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Norway during Operation Tail 2 on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Sande in Vestfold Cemetery

28-Dec

MITCHELL, GEORGE LYON (1340827) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ970 of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Norway during Operation Tail 2 on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Sande in Vestfold Cemetery

28-Dec

POOLE, RAYMOND (1686191) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ970 of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Norway during Operation Tail 2 on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Sande in Vestfold Cemetery

28-Dec

JONES, DAVID WISE (425312) age: 21 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ970 of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Norway during Operation Tail 2 on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Sande in Vestfold Cemetery

28-Dec

GOURLEY, JOHN MUIR PATON (175195) age: 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 683 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

28-Dec

MOFFAT, DAVID GRANT (3021265) age: 20 RAFVR

AC1

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

28-Dec

BLACK, HAROLD GIBSON (1517655) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, ED188 of No 2 FIS, which crashed near Forfar after hitting a tree whilst low flying.  He is buried in Carnmoney Cemetery

28-Dec

WHITELEY, ARTHUR DFC (172174) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, ED188 of No 2 FIS, which crashed near Forfar after hitting a tree whilst low flying.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery

28-Dec

COYNE, VINCENT HAROLD (J/90927) age: 27 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Corsair, KD503 of No 3 FU, which flew into a hill in Morocco whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery

28-Dec

BRIDGWOOD, JOHN WILLIAM (181579) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW796 of No 75 OTU, which came down into the sea off Mersa Matruh.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

28-Dec

WATSON, KENNETH WILLIAM (185187) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW796 of No 75 OTU, which came down into the sea off Mersa Matruh.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

28-Dec

HANCOCK, REGINALD (1279365) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW796 of No 75 OTU, which came down into the sea off Mersa Matruh.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery

28-Dec

CROMPTON, RICHARD (184424) age: 28 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW796 of No 75 OTU, which came down into the sea off Mersa Matruh.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

28-Dec

PITT, BERNARD REGINALD (165840) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

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 Merthyr Tydfil (Beech Grove) Cemetery

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