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Casualties - 5 January 1945


05-Jan

BATES, COLIN FRANK  (1819553); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB526 MG-N of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down near Bad Zwischenahn during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

05-Jan

GRANT, ALFRED HENRY  (1653781); age 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB526 MG-N of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down near Bad Zwischenahn during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

05-Jan

HOWELL, NORMAN REEVE  (3001158); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB526 MG-N of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down near Bad Zwischenahn during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

05-Jan

JOHNSTON, HENRY CORRY  (3225021); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB526 MG-N of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down near Bad Zwischenahn during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

05-Jan

FRIEDRICH, LOUIS THOMAS  (428060); age 25 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB526 MG-N of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down near Bad Zwischenahn during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

05-Jan

JENKINS, BRYCE DESMOND  (425476); age 25 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB526 MG-N of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down near Bad Zwischenahn during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

05-Jan

MOORE, ROBERT GUTHRIE  (42840); age 32 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB526 MG-N of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down near Bad Zwischenahn during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

05-Jan

BAINBRIDGE, WILLIAM  (189455); age Unknown RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA114 ZA-K of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down near Lemgo during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

BRANSGROVE, WILLIAM EDWARD  (187774); age 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA114 ZA-K of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down near Lemgo during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

BULLOCK, DOUGLAS ALBERT  (1274943); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA114 ZA-K of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down near Lemgo during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

COATES, LIONEL DAVID IAN  (1592713); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA114 ZA-K of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down near Lemgo during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

DANIEL, WILLIAM ANTHONY  (1413547); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA114 ZA-K of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down near Lemgo during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

FRESHWATER, NORMAN ERNEST  (3030186); age 19 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA114 ZA-K of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down near Lemgo during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

JACKSON, BERNARD  (1592815); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA114 ZA-K of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down near Lemgo during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

SIFTON, CHARLES ROBIN  (183797); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA114 ZA-K of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down near Lemgo during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

RUGLESS, GEORGE IFOULD  (417519); age 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL923 LS-O of No 15 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against railway targets at Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

05-Jan

DOLAN, STEPHEN JOSEPH  (2218443); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL923 LS-O of No 15 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against railway targets at Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

05-Jan

NICKLIN, ARTHUR BERNARD  (1684306); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL923 LS-O of No 15 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against railway targets at Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

05-Jan

PARKHOUSE, EVAN EMLYN  (1652685); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL923 LS-O of No 15 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against railway targets at Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

05-Jan

WILLIAMS, DAVID HAMILTON  (1323497); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL923 LS-O of No 15 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against railway targets at Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

05-Jan

YOUNG, WILLIAM  (163591); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL923 LS-O of No 15 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against railway targets at Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

05-Jan

BENTLEY, RONALD WILLIAM  (1873484); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB343 TL-M of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Reide during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

05-Jan

HALLS, VIVIAN MONTAGUE BAILEY  (2222007); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB343 TL-M of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Reide during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

05-Jan

POPE, GEORGE ALFRED  (1049025); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB343 TL-M of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Reide during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

05-Jan

POTTS, KENNETH  (183583); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB343 TL-M of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Reide during a raid to Hannover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

SHARP, MEDLEY BENJAMIN  (1803380); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB343 TL-M of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Reide during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

05-Jan

MILLS, MURRAY ALLISON  (J/43411); age 19 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB343 TL-M of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Reide during a raid to Hannover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

REEDER, ARTHUR JOSEPH  (J/43405); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB343 TL-M of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Reide during a raid to Hannover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

PEILL, JOSEPH HENRY  (658300); age Unknown RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD292 VN-H of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without trace during a raid on the garrison at the mouth of the Gironde at Royan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

DAWES, WALTER RICHARD  (1811370); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD292 VN-H of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without trace during a raid on the garrison at the mouth of the Gironde at Royan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

GODDARD, JOHN HENRY  (1877439); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD292 VN-H of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without trace during a raid on the garrison at the mouth of the Gironde at Royan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

JACKSON, DARRELL  (1620321); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD292 VN-H of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without trace during a raid on the garrison at the mouth of the Gironde at Royan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

JONES, ALAN  (1168635); age 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD292 VN-H of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without trace during a raid on the garrison at the mouth of the Gironde at Royan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

SAGAR, VINCENT GARSTANG  (179595); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD292 VN-H of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without trace during a raid on the garrison at the mouth of the Gironde at Royan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

McFEE, JOHN CURWOOD  (J/95354); age 26 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD292 VN-H of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without trace during a raid on the garrison at the mouth of the Gironde at Royan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

WILSON, LIONEL ADOLPHUS  (403167); age 32 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV952 MH-F of No 51 Sqn, which came down near Leinhausen during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

BURTON, WALTER MATTHEW  (642138); age 24 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV952 MH-F of No 51 Sqn, which came down near Leinhausen during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

BOWEN, WILLIAM GERWYN  (1313633); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV952 MH-F of No 51 Sqn, which came down near Leinhausen during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

LEACH, ALAN  (185864); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV952 MH-F of No 51 Sqn, which came down near Leinhausen during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

NEALE, PETER  (1896808); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV952 MH-F of No 51 Sqn, which came down near Leinhausen during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

ALLAN, ANDREW  (1365515); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ767 MH-D of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Brandlecht during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-Jan

BOULTON, ARTHUR WILLIAM THOMAS  (1604051); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ767 MH-D of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Brandlecht during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-Jan

HODGSON, GILBERT IAN  (421510); age 24 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ767 MH-D of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Brandlecht during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-Jan

PRITCHARD, ALFRED RICHARD  (3031571); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax MZ918 MH-U of No 51 Sqn, which came down near Kaltenweide during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

SPRATT, WILLIAM SIDNEY  (1607371); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax MZ918 MH-U of No 51 Sqn, which came down near Kaltenweide during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

STAPLES, JACK SIDNEY  (1801787); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax MZ918 MH-U of No 51 Sqn, which came down near Kaltenweide during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

STEVENS, ERIC GEORGE  (189431); age 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax MZ918 MH-U of No 51 Sqn, which came down near Kaltenweide during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

WHITMORE, JOHN RIGBY  (1430889); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax MZ918 MH-U of No 51 Sqn, which came down near Kaltenweide during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

YEARSLEY, JOHN HUBERT  (2221696); age 35 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax MZ918 MH-U of No 51 Sqn, which came down near Kaltenweide during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

BALDWIN, RONALD WILLIAM BENJAMIN  (1322461); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA165 QR-V of No 61 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid against supply routes in the Ardennes.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

05-Jan

WILLIAMS, LESLIE ALEXANDER  (1897783); age 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA165 QR-V of No 61 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid against supply routes in the Ardennes.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

05-Jan

MALCOLM, GEORGE  (2200210); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA165 QR-V of No 61 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid against supply routes in the Ardennes.  He is buried in Houffalize Communal Cemetery

05-Jan

SEARS, JACK ETHERINGTON  (171387); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA165 QR-V of No 61 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid against supply routes in the Ardennes.  He is buried in Houffalize Communal Cemetery

05-Jan

STOBART, MAURICE WILFRED  (1673227); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA165 QR-V of No 61 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid against supply routes in the Ardennes.  He is buried in Houffalize Communal Cemetery

05-Jan

ANDERSON, RICHARD BRUCE  (2350); age 22 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA165 QR-V of No 61 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid against supply routes in the Ardennes.  He is buried in Houffalize Communal Cemetery

05-Jan

BROOKING, ARTHUR RALPH  (1314793); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVII, HK296 of No 68 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during a Diver (anti V-1) patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

FINN, ROBERT BANNERMAN  (185402); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVII, HK296 of No 68 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during a Diver (anti V-1) patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

O'KEEFE, HENRY JOHN  (1256757); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 73 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

05-Jan

BICKNELL, KENNETH JOHN ALBERT  (1585155); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NZ360 KN-A of No 77 Sqn, which came down near Steinhude during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

CARTER, STANLEY STEWART  (1301950); age 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NZ360 KN-A of No 77 Sqn, which came down near Steinhude during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

MEEKISON, FREDERICK  (1356894); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NZ360 KN-A of No 77 Sqn, which came down near Steinhude during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

OVERETT, ALFRED CLIFFORD  (1614940); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NZ360 KN-A of No 77 Sqn, which came down near Steinhude during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

PARSONS, DESMOND JOHN  (1196230); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NZ360 KN-A of No 77 Sqn, which came down near Steinhude during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

PICKERING, JOHN MOORE  (1533083); age 39 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NZ360 KN-A of No 77 Sqn, which came down near Steinhude during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

KEMP, FRANCIS HENRY ROSS  (423754); age 20 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK603 WP-D of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at Mutterstadt during a raid against railway targets at Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

05-Jan

MICHAEL, VERNON IVOR  (1837286); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK603 WP-D of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at Mutterstadt during a raid against railway targets at Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

05-Jan

ANDREWS, RICHARD JAMES  (424003); age 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, ER663 of No 94 Sqn, which failed to pull out of a dive during a strafing attack in ELAS vehicles near Elevais in Greece.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

05-Jan

WILSON, JACK MURRAY CLYDE  (410405); age 29 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB603 HW-E of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Haarbroek during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Gorssel General Cemetery

05-Jan

ALDRED, BERNARD GEORGE  (1492353); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB603 HW-E of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Haarbroek during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Gorssel General Cemetery

05-Jan

BARKER, REGINALD  (179071); age 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB603 HW-E of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Haarbroek during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Gorssel General Cemetery

05-Jan

ELLIOTT, FRANK SHACKLETON  (1672286); age 29 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB603 HW-E of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Haarbroek during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Gorssel General Cemetery

05-Jan

GILLEN, EAMONN  (2221440); age 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB603 HW-E of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Haarbroek during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Gorssel General Cemetery

05-Jan

GORDON, ALASTAIR STEWART  (1825828); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB603 HW-E of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Haarbroek during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Gorssel General Cemetery

05-Jan

LAW, ALBERT ARTHUR  (1621232); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB603 HW-E of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Haarbroek during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Gorssel General Cemetery

05-Jan

ENGLISH, ROBERT  (997434); age 28 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LL597 DY-X of No 102 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by fire from a night fighter near Wardenburg during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

05-Jan

FRANKLIN, STANLEY JAMES WILLIAM PAUL  (1892117); age 18 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LL597 DY-X of No 102 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by fire from a night fighter near Wardenburg during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

05-Jan

HARDING, JAMES  (997847); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LL597 DY-X of No 102 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by fire from a night fighter near Wardenburg during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

05-Jan

JONES, ROBERT  (1432441); age 21 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LL597 DY-X of No 102 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by fire from a night fighter near Wardenburg during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

05-Jan

SHAW, WILLIAM  (1721515); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LL597 DY-X of No 102 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by fire from a night fighter near Wardenburg during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

05-Jan

SHIRLEY, JAMES FREDERICK  (187832); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ796 DY-M of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Mariensee during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

SMITH, CHARLES CLIFFORD  (171702); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ796 DY-M of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Mariensee during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

AUNE, CLIFFORD NORMAN  (J/95207); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ796 DY-M of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Mariensee during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

DUNPHY, HUGH ASHLEY  (J/95294); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ796 DY-M of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Mariensee during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

STEVENS, ELWOOD LEROY  (J/95484); age 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ796 DY-M of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Mariensee during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

QUILL, WILLIAM KEERAN  (10046); age 34 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA602 DY-Y of No 102 Sqn, which came down near Frielingen during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

VALERY, JULIEN FRANCIS  (428833); age 22 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA602 DY-Y of No 102 Sqn, which came down near Frielingen during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

JOHNS, ALFRED IVOR  (1837104); age 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA602 DY-Y of No 102 Sqn, which came down near Frielingen during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

JONES, RICHARD OSWALD  (1673055); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA602 DY-Y of No 102 Sqn, which came down near Frielingen during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

MORGAN, PETER  (1832989); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA602 DY-Y of No 102 Sqn, which came down near Frielingen during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

TYLER , MORRIS JOHN EDWARD  (1415838); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA602 DY-Y of No 102 Sqn, which came down near Frielingen during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

HEIDEN, RONALD W. FREDERICK  (205959 V); age 22 SAAF

Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA602 DY-Y of No 102 Sqn, which came down near Frielingen during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

CLARK, ARTHUR CHARLES  (941485); age 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB528 PM-D of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Springe bei Alvesrode during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

COOK, SAMUEL  (1245900); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB528 PM-D of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Springe bei Alvesrode during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

CASSIDY, CLYDE ALLEN  (437495); age 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB617 ZN-B of No 106 Sqn, which came down near St-Palais-Sur-Mer during a raid on the garrison at the mouth of the Gironde at Royan.  He is buried in St Palais-sur-Mer Communal Cemetery

05-Jan

MANGNALL, CHARLES RICHARD  (433733); age 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB617 ZN-B of No 106 Sqn, which came down near St-Palais-Sur-Mer during a raid on the garrison at the mouth of the Gironde at Royan.  He is buried in St Palais-sur-Mer Communal Cemetery

05-Jan

LANE, PETER ANTHONY  (1810413); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB617 ZN-B of No 106 Sqn, which came down near St-Palais-Sur-Mer during a raid on the garrison at the mouth of the Gironde at Royan.  He is buried in St Palais-sur-Mer Communal Cemetery

05-Jan

POWELL, VERNON DOUGLAS  (422982); age 20 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB617 ZN-B of No 106 Sqn, which came down near St-Palais-Sur-Mer during a raid on the garrison at the mouth of the Gironde at Royan.  He is buried in St Palais-sur-Mer Communal Cemetery

05-Jan

ROBERTS, BRUCE THOMAS  (432632); age 20 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB617 ZN-B of No 106 Sqn, which came down near St-Palais-Sur-Mer during a raid on the garrison at the mouth of the Gironde at Royan.  He is buried in St Palais-sur-Mer Communal Cemetery

05-Jan

SCOTT, ANDREW HAWKINS  (205850); age 25 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB617 ZN-B of No 106 Sqn, which came down near St-Palais-Sur-Mer during a raid on the garrison at the mouth of the Gironde at Royan.  He is buried in St Palais-sur-Mer Communal Cemetery

05-Jan

WALTER, PERCY WILLIAM KEITH  (434485); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB617 ZN-B of No 106 Sqn, which came down near St-Palais-Sur-Mer during a raid on the garrison at the mouth of the Gironde at Royan.  He is buried in St Palais-sur-Mer Communal Cemetery

05-Jan

O'NEILL, JOHN GERALD  (1439445); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt II, HD184 of No 134 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an operation.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

05-Jan

EICHLER, BOHUSLAV  (82543); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXV, KB397 4H-P of No 142 Sqn, which hit a tree at Hatley Park near Gamlingay following an engine failure on take off from Gransden Lodge en-route to a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

05-Jan

LOGIE, GEORGE  (1569774); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXV, KB397 4H-P of No 142 Sqn, which hit a tree at Hatley Park near Gamlingay following an engine failure on take off from Gransden Lodge en-route to a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Elgin New Cemetery

05-Jan

PEMBLE, DOUGLAS HOWARD  (619581); age 23 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ395 NP-C of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Heyen on its return from a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

SCARFF, ALBERT GEORGE  (1274307); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ395 NP-C of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Heyen on its return from a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

WATKINS, RONALD LESLIE  (3010677); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ395 NP-C of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Heyen on its return from a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

DACEY, GEORGE  (1016932); age 35 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ432 NP-Q of No 158 Sqn, which he abandoned during a raid to Hannover but his body was never found.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

ELLIOTT, ALEC  (64297); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR251 NP-B of No 158 Sqn, which was partially abandoned near Haarle after being severely damaged in a night fighter attack on its return from a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hellendoorn General Cemetery

05-Jan

QUINN, JAMES  (148704); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MH437 of No 165 Sqn, which collided with MK425 of the same unit near Ursel whilst flying in formation during Ramrod 1427.  He is buried in Brugge General Cemetery

05-Jan

WYATT-SMITH, PETER  (41768); age 26 RAF

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 165 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Cirencester.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

05-Jan

KELLER, ROLAND JERVIS  (1243202); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NT116 of No 169 Sqn, which crashed near Maarheeze during a bomber support patrol near Duisburg.  He is buried in Maarheeze (Sterksel Monastery) Cemetery

05-Jan

THORBURN, JOSEPH BONAVENTURE  (339807); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NT116 of No 169 Sqn, which crashed near Maarheeze during a bomber support patrol near Duisburg.  He is buried in Maarheeze (Sterksel Monastery) Cemetery

05-Jan

BROWNE, MAXWELL  (423075); age 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME300 CA-P of No 189 Sqn, which came down near Cognac after colliding with Lancaster, ND473 of No 467 Sqn on its return from a raid on the garrison at the mouth of the Gironde at Royan.  He is buried in Cognac (Crouin) Communal Cemetery

05-Jan

BOYSON, GEOFFREY ARTHUR TAYLOR  (1626845); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME300 CA-P of No 189 Sqn, which came down near Cognac after colliding with Lancaster, ND473 of No 467 Sqn on its return from a raid on the garrison at the mouth of the Gironde at Royan.  He is buried in Cognac (Crouin) Communal Cemetery

05-Jan

COAD, JACK IAN  (183812); age 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME300 CA-P of No 189 Sqn, which came down near Cognac after colliding with Lancaster, ND473 of No 467 Sqn on its return from a raid on the garrison at the mouth of the Gironde at Royan.  He is buried in Cognac (Crouin) Communal Cemetery

05-Jan

DUNNE, THOMAS RATHBAND  (1515917); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME300 CA-P of No 189 Sqn, which came down near Cognac after colliding with Lancaster, ND473 of No 467 Sqn on its return from a raid on the garrison at the mouth of the Gironde at Royan.  He is buried in Cognac (Crouin) Communal Cemetery

05-Jan

DUNVILLE, JOSEPH CHARLTON  (1606092); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME300 CA-P of No 189 Sqn, which came down near Cognac after colliding with Lancaster, ND473 of No 467 Sqn on its return from a raid on the garrison at the mouth of the Gironde at Royan.  He is buried in Cognac (Crouin) Communal Cemetery

05-Jan

HODDER, HAROLD BERT  (1320197); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME300 CA-P of No 189 Sqn, which came down near Cognac after colliding with Lancaster, ND473 of No 467 Sqn on its return from a raid on the garrison at the mouth of the Gironde at Royan.  He is buried in Cognac (Crouin) Communal Cemetery

05-Jan

DAVIS, CHRISTOPHER  (1007659); age 22 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 211 Sqn, when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Labuan.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

05-Jan

JONES, GERALD BENJAMIN  (186637); age 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN868 of No 257 Sqn, which crashed in a force landing near Brecht following an engine failure during an armed recce.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

05-Jan

MARTIN, ALBERT WILLIAM  (1390553); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was serving with No 307 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

PRIOR, DONALD FREDERICK  (189447); age 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was serving with No 307 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

DALY, JOHN  (190366); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR209 EQ-A of No 408 Sqn, which came down near Hollenstede during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

05-Jan

BENVILLE, LAWRENCE JOHN  (J/40216); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR209 EQ-A of No 408 Sqn, which came down near Hollenstede during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

05-Jan

LEITHEAD, FRANK TAYLOR  (J/24304); age 29 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR209 EQ-A of No 408 Sqn, which came down near Hollenstede during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

05-Jan

SCHEELAR, ANDREW FRANK  (J/13449); age 26 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR209 EQ-A of No 408 Sqn, which came down near Hollenstede during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

05-Jan

CLARKE, JAMES THOMAS  (J/95223); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ476 6U-Y of No 415 Sqn, which came down near Twistringen during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

05-Jan

RHIND, EDWARD  (J/37836); age 33 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ476 6U-Y of No 415 Sqn, which came down near Twistringen during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

05-Jan

RINDER, JAMES ARMITAGE  (C/95465); age 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ476 6U-Y of No 415 Sqn, which came down near Twistringen during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

05-Jan

WOOD, THOMAS  (165019); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS830 of No 418 Sqn, which failed to return from a night sortie over the Ardennes.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

05-Jan

GLASSCO, HUGH STINSON  (J/5131); age 25 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS830 of No 418 Sqn, which failed to return from a night sortie over the Ardennes.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

05-Jan

WALKER, GEORGE WILLIAM DFC (187958); age 29 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ471 PT-V of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

BRAND, LORNE WILLIAM  (J/14007); age 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ471 PT-V of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

VANDENBERGH, JOHN WILTON  (J/93812); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ471 PT-V of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

PICHE, JEAN ADOLPHE FERNAND  (J/92868); age 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ860 KW-E of No 425 Sqn, which was shot down near Stolzenau as it approached the aiming point during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

MOORE, STANLEY HARRISON  (190352); age 19 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP999 KW-W of No 425 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

05-Jan

NOONAN, GEORGE BERNARD  (190028); age 25 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR178 KW-J of No 425 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Schneeren during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

SIMONIN, BERNARD GERARD  (J/93466); age 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR178 KW-J of No 425 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Schneeren during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

OSLER, THOMAS  (146614); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR257 ZL-Y of No 427 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Dudensen during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

SMITH, JOHN DORRIAN  (190286); age 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR257 ZL-Y of No 427 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Dudensen during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

CREW, BASIL GLYNN  (J/17170); age 25 RCAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR257 ZL-Y of No 427 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Dudensen during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

KELWAY, CONNAUGHT  (J/85137); age 32 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR257 ZL-Y of No 427 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Dudensen during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

COUZENS, ROBERT HENRY  (184760); age 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV964 AL-T of No 429 Sqn, which came down near Wachendorf during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

05-Jan

NICHOLSON, FRANCIS JOSEPH  (185768); age 35 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV964 AL-T of No 429 Sqn, which came down near Wachendorf during a raid to Hannover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

BROWN, FRANCIS NORMAN  (J/94898); age 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV964 AL-T of No 429 Sqn, which came down near Wachendorf during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

05-Jan

GABRIEL, THOMAS ALFRED  (J/95295); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV964 AL-T of No 429 Sqn, which came down near Wachendorf during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

05-Jan

HAY, GEORGE  (J/88980); age 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV964 AL-T of No 429 Sqn, which came down near Wachendorf during a raid to Hannover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

SAVARD, JOSEPH LIONEL MISAEL RAYMOND  (J/35005); age 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV964 AL-T of No 429 Sqn, which came down near Wachendorf during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

05-Jan

TREMBLAY, JACQUES JOSEPH MAXINE  (J/95501); age Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV964 AL-T of No 429 Sqn, which came down near Wachendorf during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

05-Jan

McINNES, COLIN HARVEY  (J/95355); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP759 QO-C of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Mehringen during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

SALES, JAMES ERNEST  (J/22024); age 27 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP759 QO-C of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Mehringen during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

GAMEY, THOMAS CLINTON  (J/28753); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, NH157 of No 443 Sqn, which was shot down in flames by flak near Munster during an armed recce.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-Jan

BROWN, SIDNEY ARTHUR  (437400); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB695 JO-R of No 463 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on the garrison at the mouth of the Gironde at Royan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

FINCHAM, CHARLES LESLIE  (425630); age 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB695 JO-R of No 463 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on the garrison at the mouth of the Gironde at Royan.  He is buried in Royan Roman Catholic Cemetery

05-Jan

MILNE, JACK  (418292); age 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB695 JO-R of No 463 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on the garrison at the mouth of the Gironde at Royan.  He is buried in Royan Roman Catholic Cemetery

05-Jan

PRINCE, JOHN FRANCIS  (424635); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB695 JO-R of No 463 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on the garrison at the mouth of the Gironde at Royan.  He is buried in Royan Roman Catholic Cemetery

05-Jan

SIMPSON, WILLIAM ALFRED  (428367); age 27 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB695 JO-R of No 463 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on the garrison at the mouth of the Gironde at Royan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

WALTERS, CHARLES FREDERICK  (435468); age 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB695 JO-R of No 463 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on the garrison at the mouth of the Gironde at Royan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

FREEMAN, ERNEST ALBERT  (2218746); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB695 JO-R of No 463 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on the garrison at the mouth of the Gironde at Royan.  He is buried in Royan Roman Catholic Cemetery

05-Jan

PAPPLE, FREDERICK  (1002042); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG331 BQ-M of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

RENTON, FRANCIS SWAN  (173905); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG331 BQ-M of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

SCOTT, WILLIAM PERCY  (1593364); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG331 BQ-M of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

STERMAN, BENJAMIN  (1390537); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG331 BQ-M of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

ADAMS, JOHN CHARLES  (J/36193); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG331 BQ-M of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

ELCOATE, WILLIAM ROBERT  (J/24653); age 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG331 BQ-M of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Jan

GRAY, DEAN  (417746); age 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND728 PG-N of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid on the garrison at the mouth of the Gironde at Royan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

SYMONDS, LESLIE JAMES  (424572); age 24 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND728 PG-N of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid on the garrison at the mouth of the Gironde at Royan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

BROWN, RONALD  (1595165); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND728 PG-N of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid on the garrison at the mouth of the Gironde at Royan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

INSLEY, HOWARD  (1507972); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND728 PG-N of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid on the garrison at the mouth of the Gironde at Royan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

JOHNSON, ARROL  (1595131); age 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND728 PG-N of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid on the garrison at the mouth of the Gironde at Royan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

MORLEY, ERIC ANDREW  (1581491); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND728 PG-N of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid on the garrison at the mouth of the Gironde at Royan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

OTT, BENNETT  (1620772); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2843 Sqn RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery

05-Jan

WILLIAMS, ARTHUR EDWARD  (1196742); age 40 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the Far East (unit unknown) when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Sandakan.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

05-Jan

McGOLRICK, GEORGE GORDON  (J/35649); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, AZ993 of No 12 (P) AFU, which crashed near Harlaxton LG shortly after taking off on a night training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Jan

LEWIS, ALBERT  (1007659); age 39 RAFVR

AC1

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

05-Jan

MOORE, WILFRED AUBREY  (49811); age 25 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXV, KB443 of No 16 OTU, which was lost on a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

SINCLAIR, ALEXANDER  (1365238); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXV, KB443 of No 16 OTU, which was lost on a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Glasgow (Riddrie Park) Cemetery

05-Jan

BIGGS, KENNETH ARTHUR HENRY  (185353); age 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in DH84 Dragon, A34-65 of No 2 Air Depot, Richmond, which  spun in near Mt. Druitt, New South Wales whilst attempting a forced-landing during a transit flight following engine problems.  He is buried in Richmond War Cemetery.

05-Jan

ASHURST, GEORGE  (187809); age 30 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in DH84 Dragon, A34-65 of No 2 Air Depot, Richmond, which  spun in near Mt. Druitt, New South Wales whilst attempting a forced-landing during a transit flight following engine problems.  He is buried in Richmond War Cemetery.

05-Jan

POWELL, IAN CASTLES  (1313994); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in DH84 Dragon, A34-65 of No 2 Air Depot, Richmond, which  spun in near Mt. Druitt, New South Wales whilst attempting a forced-landing during a transit flight following engine problems.  He is buried in Richmond War Cemetery.

05-Jan

ALLEN, KEITH STANLEY FRANZ  (431483); age 31 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ909 of No 29 OTU, which flew into the ground near Lutterworth whilst attempting to land in bad visibility after a practice bombing sortie.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

05-Jan

CANN, LEONARD WILLIAM  (427436); age 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ909 of No 29 OTU, which flew into the ground near Lutterworth whilst attempting to land in bad visibility after a practice bombing sortie.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

05-Jan

MILNE, MAXWELL WILLIAM  (437435); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ909 of No 29 OTU, which flew into the ground near Lutterworth whilst attempting to land in bad visibility after a practice bombing sortie.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

05-Jan

NOLAN, COLIN JOHN  (439781); age 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ909 of No 29 OTU, which flew into the ground near Lutterworth whilst attempting to land in bad visibility after a practice bombing sortie.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

05-Jan

SAVAGE, DOUGLAS IRVINE  (435180); age 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ909 of No 29 OTU, which flew into the ground near Lutterworth whilst attempting to land in bad visibility after a practice bombing sortie.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

05-Jan

COVENEY, RICHARD  (1284266); age 37 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 31 ASP at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Coriano Ridge War Cemetery

05-Jan

HITCHCOCK, WILLIAM JOHN  (1443162); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 57 RSU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

05-Jan

FERNANDEZ, EDWARD EARL  (J/43561); age 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP841 of No 82 OTU, which crashed near Lanton in Nottinghamshire during a night training sortie.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

05-Jan

McLEOD, JOHN CLAIR  (J/42059); age 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP841 of No 82 OTU, which crashed near Lanton in Nottinghamshire during a night training sortie.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

05-Jan

ROBILLARD, LOU  (J/45658); age 32 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP841 of No 82 OTU, which crashed near Lanton in Nottinghamshire during a night training sortie.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

05-Jan

BISHOP, EDWARD ARCHIBALD  (R/202976); age 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP841 of No 83 OTU, which crashed near Lanton in Nottinghamshire during a night training sortie.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

05-Jan

BRENCHLEY, HAROLD BRYAN SPENCER  (524960); age Unknown RAF

Sgt

He had been serving at RAF Kai Tak when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in Amagasaki in Japan.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery

05-Jan

FURZE, WALTER GILBERT  (3007665); age 19 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in NI/IoM?.  He is buried in Theale (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

05-Jan

STEVENSON, EMERSON  (82251); age 63 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Edinburgh.  He was cremated at Edinburgh (Warriston) Cemetery.

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