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Casualties - 12 - 14 January 1945


12-Jan

REDFERN, ERNEST CYRIL  (177845); age 22 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG257 WS-N of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down over the target area during a raid against the U-boat pens at Bergen armed with a 'Tallboy'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jan

BRAND, WALTER  (2206798); age 28 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG257 WS-N of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down over the target area during a raid against the U-boat pens at Bergen armed with a 'Tallboy'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jan

COOPER, RONALD WILLIAM RIVERSTON  (1685251); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG257 WS-N of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down over the target area during a raid against the U-boat pens at Bergen armed with a 'Tallboy'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jan

HULL, OWEN PERCY  (153478); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG257 WS-N of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down over the target area during a raid against the U-boat pens at Bergen armed with a 'Tallboy'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jan

ROBERTS, LEWIS GEORGE  (1210132); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG257 WS-N of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down over the target area during a raid against the U-boat pens at Bergen armed with a 'Tallboy'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jan

WILLIAMS, JOHN WALTER  (1591275); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG257 WS-N of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down over the target area during a raid against the U-boat pens at Bergen armed with a 'Tallboy'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jan

WINCH, DENNIS  (1818452); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG257 WS-N of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down over the target area during a raid against the U-boat pens at Bergen armed with a 'Tallboy'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jan

HAYWARD, WILLIAM JAMES SIDNEY  (1294222); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR492 of No 45 Sqn, which crashed into the jungle shortly after take-off following an engine failure.  He is buried in Gauhati War Cemetery

12-Jan

WILSON, JOHN ROBERT  (J/88876); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR492 of No 45 Sqn, which crashed into the jungle shortly after take-off following an engine failure.  He is buried in Gauhati War Cemetery

12-Jan

ATKINSON, DENIS  (1594808); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ812 KN-X of No 77 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jan

BRAUND, MARWOOD PAUL  (133362); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ812 KN-X of No 77 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jan

CONNELL, LESLIE FRANKLIN  (1234159); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ812 KN-X of No 77 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jan

DONALDSON, JOHN  (1589606); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ812 KN-X of No 77 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jan

HEWETT, ALEC THOMAS  (154823); age 27 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ812 KN-X of No 77 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jan

MASHEDER, JAMES AUTON  (154600); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ812 KN-X of No 77 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jan

RUTHERFORD, GEORGE FEWSTER  (1595461); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ812 KN-X of No 77 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jan

POLLARD, JOHN  (195660); age 28 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV998 QB-Y of No 424 Sqn, which was lost on a gardening sortie off Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

12-Jan

ARCHER, WILLIAM EDWARD  (J/93870); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV998 QB-Y of No 424 Sqn, which was lost on a gardening sortie off Flensburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jan

CARNEGIE, ROBERT CAMPBELL  (J/94257); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV998 QB-Y of No 424 Sqn, which was lost on a gardening sortie off Flensburg.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

12-Jan

FIFE, MERVYN GEORGE  (J/38445); age 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV998 QB-Y of No 424 Sqn, which was lost on a gardening sortie off Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

12-Jan

GRANT, MILES CARSON  (J/29142); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV998 QB-Y of No 424 Sqn, which was lost on a gardening sortie off Flensburg.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

12-Jan

RIELLY, CHARLES THOMAS  (J/94243); age 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV998 QB-Y of No 424 Sqn, which was lost on a gardening sortie off Flensburg.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

12-Jan

FARQUHAR, JAMES JOHN  (1825746); age 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ805 QB-X of No 424 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a gardening sortie off Flensburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jan

CARRUTHERS, HAROLD ALLEN  (J/93886); age 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ805 QB-X of No 424 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a gardening sortie off Flensburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jan

CHRISTIE, HARRY DEAN  (J/36231); age 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ805 QB-X of No 424 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a gardening sortie off Flensburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jan

DOBBS, FERNAND WALTER  (J/93872); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ805 QB-X of No 424 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a gardening sortie off Flensburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jan

HUDSON, CLAUDE HAROLD  (R/183291); age 22 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ805 QB-X of No 424 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a gardening sortie off Flensburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jan

MACKIE, ALEXANDER MORTON  (J/88245); age 30 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ805 QB-X of No 424 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a gardening sortie off Flensburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jan

NETZKE, JAMES SAMUEL  (J/93892); age 27 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ805 QB-X of No 424 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a gardening sortie off Flensburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jan

MACKINNON, DUNCAN JOSEPH  (J/13784); age 25 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ899 of No 435 Sqn, which was shot down in flames by a Japanese fighter near Shwebo during a supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

12-Jan

PROSSER, ROBERT HAROLD  (R/195858); age 20 RCAF

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ899 of No 435 Sqn, which was shot down in flames by a Japanese fighter near Shwebo during a supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

12-Jan

RAMSAY, JAMES KENNETH  (J/12697); age 24 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ899 of No 435 Sqn, which was shot down in flames by a Japanese fighter near Shwebo during a supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

12-Jan

SCOTT, KENNETH ALLEN  (R/223916); age 19 RCAF

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ899 of No 435 Sqn, which was shot down in flames by a Japanese fighter near Shwebo during a supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

12-Jan

WILLIAMS, EDWARD FORSAITH  (J/95193); age 27 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ899 of No 435 Sqn, which was shot down in flames by a Japanese fighter near Shwebo during a supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

12-Jan

ROSS, IAN STEWART  (18839); age 24 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF992 KC-B of No 617 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid against the U-boat pens at Bergen armed with a 'Tallboy'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jan

ANDERSON, SYDNEY ROSS  (1098277); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF992 KC-B of No 617 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid against the U-boat pens at Bergen armed with a 'Tallboy'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jan

ELLWOOD, MOWBRAY  (54542); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF992 KC-B of No 617 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid against the U-boat pens at Bergen armed with a 'Tallboy'.  He is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery

12-Jan

GRIFFITHS, LESLIE DOUGLAS  (1580829); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF992 KC-B of No 617 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid against the U-boat pens at Bergen armed with a 'Tallboy'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jan

McKELLAR, ALEXANDER FARLEY  (176945); age 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF992 KC-B of No 617 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid against the U-boat pens at Bergen armed with a 'Tallboy'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jan

TILBY, EDWARD GEORGE  (184159); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF992 KC-B of No 617 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid against the U-boat pens at Bergen armed with a 'Tallboy'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jan

WALTER, WILLIAM  (1866667); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF992 KC-B of No 617 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid against the U-boat pens at Bergen armed with a 'Tallboy'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jan

EDGE, RICHARD  (1532948); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2788 Sqn RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ravenna War Cemetery

12-Jan

BELL, VICTOR  (1553156); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Anson I, LV219 of No 10 (O) AFU, which collided with Wellington, PF986 during an overshoot at Dumfries.  He is buried in High Blantyre Cemetery

12-Jan

MEASURES, FRANK WILLIAM  (2220956); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Anson I, LV219 of No 10 (O) AFU, which collided with Wellington, PF986 during an overshoot at Dumfries.  He is buried in Derby (Nottingham Road) Cemetery

12-Jan

MILLER, LESLIE JAMES  (3045035); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Anson I, LV219 of No 10 (O) AFU, which collided with Wellington, PF986 during an overshoot at Dumfries.  He is buried in Burgess Hill (St Andrew) Churchyard

12-Jan

TURNER, HENRY JOHN  (165987); age 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Anson I, LV219 of No 10 (O) AFU, which collided with Wellington, PF986 during an overshoot at Dumfries.  He is buried in Gillingham (Woodlands) Cemetery

12-Jan

MORRIS, WALTER  (1422273); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 10 Air Depot at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Johannesburg (West Park) Cemetery

12-Jan

BONE, ROBERT  (974165); age 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, 3314 (ex AS776) of No 24 AS, which spun into the ground after the port wing broke away in a turn.  He is buried in Nigel New Cemetery

12-Jan

CLEAR, EDWARD GEORGE  (1608425); age 21 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, 3580 (ex BG299) of No 24 AS, which collided with Oxford 3704 of the same unit and crashed near Bloemendal.  He is buried in Nigel New Cemetery

12-Jan

BARRY, JOHN MICHAEL  (1462213); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 322 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

12-Jan

THOMAS, EMANUEL PETER JOHN ADENIYI  (130198); age 30 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Proctor IV, NP216 of No 4 RS, which flew into high ground near Brecon whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery.

12-Jan

BROWNE, PATRICK JOSEPH VINCENT  (1897240); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB125 of No 5 LFS, which crashed near Hovringham in Nottinghamshire whilst attempting to land at Syerston in poor visibility and rain.  He is buried in Barking (Rippleside) Cemetery

12-Jan

CAIRNS, WILLIAM FORDYCE  (1822619); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB125 of No 5 LFS, which crashed near Hovringham in Nottinghamshire whilst attempting to land at Syerston in poor visibility and rain.  He is buried in Glasgow (Cardonald) Cemetery

12-Jan

EVANS, ALBERT JOHN BEM (1422223); age 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB125 of No 5 LFS, which crashed near Hovringham in Nottinghamshire whilst attempting to land at Syerston in poor visibility and rain.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

12-Jan

SEDGLEY, RICHARD HENRY  (1852400); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB125 of No 5 LFS, which crashed near Hovringham in Nottinghamshire whilst attempting to land at Syerston in poor visibility and rain.  He is buried in Oddington (St Nicholas) Churchyard

12-Jan

DUNLOP, GUY RERENUI  (425241); age 28 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB125 of No 5 LFS, which crashed near Hovringham in Nottinghamshire whilst attempting to land at Syerston in poor visibility and rain.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

12-Jan

HILL, PETER JOHN  (425790); age 22 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB125 of No 5 LFS, which crashed near Hovringham in Nottinghamshire whilst attempting to land at Syerston in poor visibility and rain.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

12-Jan

STAPLES, RICHARD LUDGVAN  (4212868); age 23 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB125 of No 5 LFS, which crashed near Hovringham in Nottinghamshire whilst attempting to land at Syerston in poor visibility and rain.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

12-Jan

JOHNSON, WALTER CHARLES  (724936); age Unknown RAFVR

AC2

He was serving with No 89 SP at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kingston (Up Park Camp) Military Cemetery

12-Jan

FARAGHER, JOHN GORDON  (165455); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS996 of No 60 OTU, which flew into the side of Sheire Commedegh in the Mountains of Mourne during a night flight in fog.  He is buried in Ashton-upon-Mersey (St Martin) Churchyard.

12-Jan

LOWE, MARJORIE  (488470); age 21 WAAF

ACW1

She was serving in the UK at the time of her death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Bridgend.  She is buried in Swansea (Morriston) Cemetery

12-Jan

SHARPLES, ARTHUR  (124900); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving at No 11 (P) AFU and was killed at Calveley when he strayed onto the active runway and was struck by  Master II, DL419.  He is buried in Lancaster (Scotforth) Cemetery.

12-Jan

PICTON, ARTHUR THOMAS  (1469767); age 41 RAFVR

LAC

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 Oxford.  He was cremated at Cambridge Crematorium

12-Jan

WHITE, WILLIAM GAGE MCDOWALL  (1021274); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Glasgow (Riddrie Park) Cemetery

12-Jan

CARTER, HAROLD NORMAN  (1447366); age 30 RAFVR

Cpl

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 Surrey N E.  He is buried in Morden Cemetery

13-Jan

HAUBER, DAVID  (189795); age 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax MZ465 MH-Y of No 51 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, LL590 of No 347 Sqn near Guery in France during a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen

13-Jan

WHITEHOUSE, THOMAS STANLEY HARRIS  (189679); age 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax MZ465 MH-Y of No 51 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, LL590 of No 347 Sqn near Guery in France during a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Berthenonville Churchyard

13-Jan

BOWEREN, DENNIS ARTHUR  (1607084); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP329 of No 58 Sqn, which crashed in Sweden during a patrol over the Kattegat.  He is buried in Kviberg Cemetery

13-Jan

DAGNALL, ROBERT NEVILLE  (121532); age 24 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE603 of No 211 Sqn, which failed to return from a ground attack sortie.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

13-Jan

STENNING, RONALD HENRY  (152683); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE603 of No 211 Sqn, which failed to return from a ground attack sortie.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

13-Jan

WILLIAMS, VIVIAN ARTHUR LIONEL  (1651528); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 265 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Victoria (Mont-Fleuri) Cemetery

13-Jan

MALLOY, JOHN ALFRED  (J/11008); age 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, EJ639 of No 274 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Hamm during an attack on enemy MT during an armed recce.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

13-Jan

ALEXANDER, JOHN  (622338); age 25 RAF

Sgt

He was serving with No 279 Sqn and was killed in an explosion in the bomb dump at RAF Wickenby.  He is buried in Liverpool (Kirkdale) Cemetery

13-Jan

BASTIAENEN, C A (164497); age unknown RNethN

Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FR181 of No 320 Sqn, which crashed at Mondersfield after its bombs exploded prematurely.  He is buried in Liedekerke Communal Cemetery

13-Jan

VAN HARSELAAR (164497); age unknown RNethN

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FR181 of No 320 Sqn, which crashed at Mondersfield after its bombs exploded prematurely.  He is buried in Liedekerke Communal Cemetery

13-Jan

VAN DRIEL, J (164497); age unknown RNethN

Cpl

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FR181 of No 320 Sqn, which crashed at Mondersfield after its bombs exploded prematurely.  He is buried in Liedekerke Communal Cemetery

13-Jan

MERTENS, GASTON FRANS  (164497); age 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW227 'P' of No 320 Sqn, which was set on fire and crashed out of control at Mondersfeld after the bombs of FR181 exploded prematurely.  He is buried in Liedekerke Communal Cemetery

13-Jan

MUNTINGA, J H (164497); age unknown RNethN

S/Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW227 'P' of No 320 Sqn, which was set on fire and crashed out of control at Mondersfeld after the bombs of FR181 exploded prematurely.  He is buried in Liedekerke Communal Cemetery

13-Jan

PEETORN, P M (164497); age unknown RNethN

Cpl

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW227 'P' of No 320 Sqn, which was set on fire and crashed out of control at Mondersfeld after the bombs of FR181 exploded prematurely.  He is buried in Liedekerke Communal Cemetery

13-Jan

VAN DAM, F J E (164497); age unknown RNethN

Cpl

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW227 'P' of No 320 Sqn, which was set on fire and crashed out of control at Mondersfeld after the bombs of FR181 exploded prematurely.  He is buried in Liedekerke Communal Cemetery

13-Jan

BRACHET, R FFAF (); age  FFAF

Cne

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LL590 L8-L of No 347 Sqn, which was struck by Halifax, MZ465 of No 51 Sqn and partially abandoned before crashing near Guerny in France during a raid to Saarbrucken.  

13-Jan

JOUZIER, E FFAF (); age  FFAF

Adj

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LL590 L8-L of No 347 Sqn, which was struck by Halifax, MZ465 of No 51 Sqn and partially abandoned before crashing near Guerny in France during a raid to Saarbrucken.  

13-Jan

MALTERRE, R FFAF (); age  FFAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LL590 L8-L of No 347 Sqn, which was struck by Halifax, MZ465 of No 51 Sqn and partially abandoned before crashing near Guerny in France during a raid to Saarbrucken.  

13-Jan

DONOGHUE, JAMES EDWARD  (J/20234); age 24 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, HK481 of No 409 Sqn, which crashed on a single engined landing having suffered an engine fire during combat with an enemy aircraft.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery

13-Jan

McPHAIL, WILLIAM HECTOR  (J/21326); age 25 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, HK481 of No 409 Sqn, which crashed on a single engined landing having suffered an engine fire during combat with an enemy aircraft.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery

13-Jan

BRIDGMAN, WILLIAM FREDERICK  (J/25799); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XVI, SM279 of No 416 Sqn, which was possibly shot down in error by US AA fire during an armed recce to St-Vith.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

13-Jan

DAY, GEOFFREY  (171262); age 23 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LB537 of No 418 Sqn, which crashed near Trefriw in Caernarvonshire.  3 other skilled.  He is buried in Pendlebury (St John) Churchyard

13-Jan

MATTHEW, TOMMY  (54445); age 27 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LB537 of No 418 Sqn, which crashed near Trefriw in Caernarvonshire.  3 other skilled.  He is buried in Paisley (Hawkhead) Cemetery

13-Jan

FIRTH, JAMES  (J/93816); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LB537 of No 418 Sqn, which crashed near Trefriw in Caernarvonshire.  3 other skilled.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

13-Jan

RETZER, WALTER PAUL  (J/25749); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LB537 of No 418 Sqn, which crashed near Trefriw in Caernarvonshire.  3 other skilled.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

13-Jan

NICHOLLS, WILLIAM FREDERICK  (J/89450); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS829 OW-O of No 426 Sqn, which captured on 15 Mar 1944, he died from TB in Stalag Luft IV.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Jan

McMULLEN, WILLIAM STUART  (J/90038); age 33 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB793 NA-E of No 428 Sqn, which crashed at Lingfield Farm near Darlington after he had remained at the controls of the aircraft following an engine fire in order to ensure it didn't crash in the town.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

13-Jan

COTTER, DAVID GRENFELL  (J/94218); age 29 RCAF

Plt Off

He died from wounds sustained whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ435 of No 435 Sqn, which he abandoned after it had been severely damaged by fire from a Japanese fighter near Shwebo during a supply dropping sortie the previous day.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

13-Jan

DWYER, LAWRENCE THOMAS  (434587); age 26 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR341 of No 464 Sqn, which left formation shortly after leaving the English coast en-route to carry out an attack in the battle area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Jan

GILMOUR, NEVILLE GEORGE  (410117); age 28 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR341 of No 464 Sqn, which left formation shortly after leaving the English coast en-route to carry out an attack in the battle area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Jan

KINLOCH, WILLIAM ALBERT  (421988); age 22 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ350 of No 464 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack in the battle area.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

13-Jan

MULLIGAN, JUSTIN REGINALD  (423164); age 22 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ350 of No 464 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack in the battle area.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

13-Jan

BENNETT, CYRIL VICTOR  (109072); age 33 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ465 3P- of No 515 Sqn, which was lost without trace during a bomber support sortie to the Husum-Jagel region.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Jan

SMITH, ROBERT ARTHUR  (170400); age 37 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ465 3P- of No 515 Sqn, which was lost without trace during a bomber support sortie to the Husum-Jagel region.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Jan

DATSON, EDGAR JACK  (426552); age 21 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ644 7R-T of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping sweep off the Friesian Islands.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Jan

HAM, GEOFFREY WILLIAM  (420468); age 21 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ644 7R-T of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping sweep off the Friesian Islands.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Jan

WEBSTER, RALPH  (426418); age 23 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ644 7R-T of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping sweep off the Friesian Islands.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Jan

KIRTLEY, DAVID  (1332561); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ644 7R-T of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping sweep off the Friesian Islands.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Jan

McGREGOR, RONALD HAMILTON  (123234); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ644 7R-T of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping sweep off the Friesian Islands.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Jan

SARSON, GERALD ANTHONY  (1602501); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ644 7R-T of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping sweep off the Friesian Islands.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Jan

SAYERS, DENNIS JENNER HOWARD  (1334177); age 28 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ644 7R-T of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping sweep off the Friesian Islands.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Jan

LARKIN, MICHAEL  (412977); age 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, V3769 of No 1 FU, which dived into the ground at Bredon Hill whilst on a GEE exercise.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

13-Jan

SIMS, IVOR REGINALD  (120223); age 34 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, V3769 of No 1 FU, which dived into the ground at Bredon Hill whilst on a GEE exercise.  He is buried in Gloucester (Coney Hill) Cemetery

13-Jan

STAFFORD, GEORGE WILLIAM  (643273); age 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, V3769 of No 1 FU, which dived into the ground at Bredon Hill whilst on a GEE exercise.  He is buried in or was cremated at Wandsworth (Putney Vale) Cemetery and Crematorium

13-Jan

DRING, WALTER DSO, DFC (104424); age 28 RAFVR

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN598 of No 123 Wing, which overturned on landing at airfield A84 after hitting a bank of snow.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery.

13-Jan

MASON, RONALD JAMES  (574499); age 21 RAF

Cpl

He was serving with No 20 SFTS at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery

13-Jan

McGRATH, JAMES  (55225); age 23 RAF

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Catalina IVB, JX423 of No 302 FTU, which was lost on a ferry flight from the UK to Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Jan

COCKBURN, JAMES WILSON BLACKIE  (1826591); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Catalina IVB, JX423 of No 302 FTU, which was lost on a ferry flight from the UK to Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Jan

DUNS, JAMES ROBERT COCKBURN  (3020033); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Catalina IVB, JX423 of No 302 FTU, which was lost on a ferry flight from the UK to Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Jan

EDNAY, CYRIL FREDERICK  (1324548); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Catalina IVB, JX423 of No 302 FTU, which was lost on a ferry flight from the UK to Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Jan

GUNTON, WILLIAM GEORGE  (1466472); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Catalina IVB, JX423 of No 302 FTU, which was lost on a ferry flight from the UK to Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Jan

MOORE, OSWALD CHARLES  (1652687); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Catalina IVB, JX423 of No 302 FTU, which was lost on a ferry flight from the UK to Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Jan

RENELT, ERIC JAMES  (164818); age 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Catalina IVB, JX423 of No 302 FTU, which was lost on a ferry flight from the UK to Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Jan

TURNPENNEY, DEREK VERNON  (172929); age 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Catalina IVB, JX423 of No 302 FTU, which was lost on a ferry flight from the UK to Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Jan

WICKSON, JOHN ALLAN  (150147); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Catalina IVB, JX423 of No 302 FTU, which was lost on a ferry flight from the UK to Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Jan

HALL, ROGER WILLAN DFC (120472); age 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, RB210 of No 56 OTU, which flew into the ground near North Charlton in Northumberland whilst low flying.  He is buried in Lancaster (Scotforth) Cemetery

13-Jan

TINKESS, DONALD GUTHRIE  (J/45437); age 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, NK890 of No 60 OTU, which crashed near Northwood, Shropshire during a night navigation training flight.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery.

13-Jan

LANGSTON, JOHN KENNETH  (165566); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, NK890 of No 60 OTU, which crashed near Northwood, Shropshire during a night navigation training flight.  He is buried in Hawkindge Cemetery.

13-Jan

LOVATT, WILLIAM ALFRED  (182407); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, NK890 of No 60 OTU, which crashed near Northwood, Shropshire during a night navigation training flight.  He is buried in Coseley (Providence) Baptist Chapelyard.

13-Jan

RUSSELL, JOHN ALEXANDER CAMPBELL  (1368908); age 25 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, NK890 of No 60 OTU, which crashed near Northwood, Shropshire during a night navigation training flight.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Rosebank) Cemetery.

13-Jan

WILLIAMS, ENOCH GWYN-FRYN  (1582620); age 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, NK890 of No 60 OTU, which crashed near Northwood, Shropshire during a night navigation training flight.  He is buried in Wolverhampton Borough Cemetery.

13-Jan

MacKENZIE, ROBERT  (132624); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Mosquito VI, NS996 of No 60 OTU, which flew into the side of Sheire Commedegh in the Mountains of Mourne during a night flight in fog.  He is buried in Edinburgh Eastern Cemetery.

13-Jan

MARGRIE, STANLEY JAMES  (165657); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, NK890 of No 60 OTU, which crashed near Northwood, Shropshire during a night navigation training flight.  He is buried in Hornchurch Cemetery.

13-Jan

WHITE, ARTHUR ALFRED  (432912); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt II, KJ169 of No 73 OTU, which crashed near Ismailia whilst carrying out an unauthorised practice attack on two Spitfires.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

13-Jan

ETHERIDGE, BASIL RALF  (575494); age 23 RAF

LAC

He had been serving at RAF Seletar when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Muna.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

13-Jan

BEVAN, KENNETH CHARLES LANSBURY  (1260287); age 34 RAFVR

Cpl

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 Bromley.  He was cremated at Camberwell (Honor Oak) Crematorium

13-Jan

ROBERTS, GEORGE WILLIAM  (962124); age 33 RAFVR

Cpl

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 Cheadle.  He is buried in Bucknall (St Mary) Churchyard

13-Jan

GLASS, CHARLES  (966447); age Unknown RAFVR

AC2

He was possibly serving onboard a ASR vessel but he died in Woodend Hospital, Aberdeen from Pulmonary Tuberculosis.  He was cremated at Aberdeen Crematorium.

13-Jan

SAGGS, CHARLES ROBERT JOSEPH  (1443759); age 40 RAFVR

LAC

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 Surrey S E.  He is buried in Great Torrington Cemetery

13-Jan

KERLEY, SIDNEY BERTIE  (548549); age Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Wickenby and was probably killed in an explosion in the bomb dump at RAF Wickenby.  He is buried in Carlton Cemetery

13-Jan

SMITH, CYRIL RONALD  (1197198); age 30 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving at RAF Wickenby and was probably killed in an explosion in the bomb dump at RAF Wickenby.  He is buried in Chobham (St Lawrence) Church Cemetery

13-Jan

ALEXANDER, JOHN (622338); age 25 RAF

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Wickenby and was probably killed in an explosion in the bomb dump at RAF Wickenby.  He is buried in Chobham (St Lawrence) Church Cemetery

13-Jan

TRAYNOR, FRANCIS  (1075271); age 38 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving at RAF Wickenby and was probably killed in an explosion in the bomb dump at RAF Wickenby.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jan

COOK, KENNETH ALAN  (418227); age 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN722 WS-Z of No 9 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

14-Jan

TAYLOR, HOWARD  (3011426); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN722 WS-Z of No 9 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

14-Jan

WATT, ROBERT  (1579768); age 28 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN722 WS-Z of No 9 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

14-Jan

MacKNIGHT, BRUCE COWPER  (428879); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN722 WS-Z of No 9 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

14-Jan

MacLEAN, JOHN ERSKINE BROWN  (434641); age 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN722 WS-Z of No 9 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

14-Jan

McNAMARA, MAURICE JAMES  (429719); age 32 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN722 WS-Z of No 9 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

14-Jan

ROBERTSON, JACK  (1450835); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM714 PH-L of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 near Steindorf during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

14-Jan

WHITE, FREDERICK THOMAS  (1167224); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM714 PH-L of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 near Steindorf during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

14-Jan

GUTENSOHN, KARL GERHARD  (J/36854); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM714 PH-L of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 near Steindorf during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

14-Jan

RECH, EDWARD WERNER  (J/26340); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM714 PH-L of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 near Steindorf during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

14-Jan

FLOYD, RONALD JAMES  (127918); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 22 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jan

SALVONI, RAYMOND TERENCE DFC (155198); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 35 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jan

BOUTCHER, WILLIAM EDWARD  (424956); age 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM234 VN-K of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Reichmannsdorf during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Jan

NICOL, ALEXANDER HUNTER  (426979); age 20 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM234 VN-K of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Reichmannsdorf during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Jan

WILSON, HENRY LESLIE  (418769); age 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM234 VN-K of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Reichmannsdorf during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Jan

KIRBY, DENNIS FRANK  (1605950); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM234 VN-K of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Reichmannsdorf during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Jan

YOUNG, ALEXANDER MACDONALD  (163626); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM234 VN-K of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Reichmannsdorf during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Jan

BUTT, WARREN HENRY  (436142); age 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB122 ZN-Y of No 106 Sqn, which flew into ground near Vignacourt on its return from a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen

14-Jan

McINTOSH, DONALD ROBERT  (426234); age 31 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB122 ZN-Y of No 106 Sqn, which flew into ground near Vignacourt on its return from a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen

14-Jan

FLETCHER, GEORGE  (1595386); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB122 ZN-Y of No 106 Sqn, which flew into ground near Vignacourt on its return from a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen

14-Jan

FORD, DENNIS SAMUEL  (1869393); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB122 ZN-Y of No 106 Sqn, which flew into ground near Vignacourt on its return from a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen

14-Jan

KENDALL, FRANCIS ALDERSON  (1676293); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB122 ZN-Y of No 106 Sqn, which flew into ground near Vignacourt on its return from a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen

14-Jan

QUINEY, RONALD ALBERT  (1581305); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB122 ZN-Y of No 106 Sqn, which flew into ground near Vignacourt on its return from a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen

14-Jan

THOMSON, REGINALD HAMILTON  (710263); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB122 ZN-Y of No 106 Sqn, which flew into ground near Vignacourt on its return from a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen

14-Jan

CASEY, ALLAN JAMES  (432482); age 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, PF404 M5-H of No 128 Sqn, which crashed in a force landing at Woodhurst near Huntingdon following an engine failure on take off from Wyton for a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

14-Jan

ADAM, TRELESS JAMES STEWART  (150225); age 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, PF404 M5-H of No 128 Sqn, which crashed in a force landing at Woodhurst near Huntingdon following an engine failure on take off from Wyton for a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

14-Jan

HURST, ALBERT HARDING  (150381); age 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VII, MD165 of No 154 Sqn, which crashed near Biggin Hill.  He is buried in Rochester (St Margaret's) Cemetery

14-Jan

PEARSON, FRANK  (1697821); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 195 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Cambridge.  He is buried in Cheadle and Gatley Cemetery

14-Jan

GAVIGAN, EDMUND PATRICK  (774090); age 35 RAFVR

LAC

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 Sandakan.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

14-Jan

EVENS, ARTHUR LESLIE  (R/185896); age 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IV, TT336 6G-R 44-10596 of No 223 Sqn, which was shot down near Meerhout during a Jostle sortie in support of a raid on Grevenbroich.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

14-Jan

PALMER, GEOFFREY ROBERT  (415820); age 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IV, TT336 6G-R 44-10597 of No 233 Sqn, which was shot down near Meerhout during a Jostle sortie in support of a raid on Grevenbroich.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

14-Jan

GALLEY, JOHN GEORGE  (751913); age 26 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IV, TT336 6G-R 44-10597 of No 233 Sqn, which was shot down near Meerhout during a Jostle sortie in support of a raid on Grevenbroich.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

14-Jan

HARTOP, ROBERT  (1880568); age 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IV, TT336 6G-R 44-10597 of No 233 Sqn, which was shot down near Meerhout during a Jostle sortie in support of a raid on Grevenbroich.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

14-Jan

MASON, FRANK ARTHUR  (143659); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IV, TT336 6G-R 44-10597 of No 233 Sqn, which was shot down near Meerhout during a Jostle sortie in support of a raid on Grevenbroich.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

14-Jan

RALPH, ROBERT EDWARD  (934263); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IV, TT336 6G-R 44-10597 of No 233 Sqn, which was shot down near Meerhout during a Jostle sortie in support of a raid on Grevenbroich.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

14-Jan

TRAIL, GEORGE  (130716); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IV, TT336 6G-R 44-10597 of No 233 Sqn, which was shot down near Meerhout during a Jostle sortie in support of a raid on Grevenbroich.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

14-Jan

CLARK, DONALD KENNETH  (R/207938); age 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IV, TT336 6G-R 44-10597 of No 233 Sqn, which was shot down near Meerhout during a Jostle sortie in support of a raid on Grevenbroich.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

14-Jan

GRAY, WILLIAM ALEXANDER  (R/223012); age 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IV, TT336 6G-R 44-10597 of No 233 Sqn, which was shot down near Meerhout during a Jostle sortie in support of a raid on Grevenbroich.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

14-Jan

HORN, DUDLEY CROFTON  (1333758); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, R8688 'X' of No 247 Sqn, which was shot down in error by a USAAF P-47 near Ewijk.  He is buried in Bergharen Prostestant Churchyard

14-Jan

DITLEV-SIMONSEN, J (); age 

2 Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, PT945 of No 331 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Osnabruck whilst being chased by a Fw 190.  

14-Jan

HASSEL, R (); age 

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, PV208 of No 332 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy fighter near Rheine during a sweep.  

14-Jan

SYVERSEN, P (); age 

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, PV302 of No 332 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy fighter near Rheine during a sweep.  

14-Jan

LAND, ROBERT JAMES  (J/11579); age 27 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MH761 of No 401 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 near Twente during a sweep.  He is buried in Oldenzaal Roman Catholic Cemetery

14-Jan

CHAUVIN, JOSEPH LEON ALFRED  (R/207284); age 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ466 KW-P of No 425 Sqn, which flew into ground at Whitestone Cliff, near Thirsk as it emerged from cloud during a cross country exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

14-Jan

DUBEAU, ROBERT JOSEPH  (J/41523); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ466 KW-P of No 425 Sqn, which flew into ground at Whitestone Cliff, near Thirsk as it emerged from cloud during a cross country exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

14-Jan

GINGRAS, JOSEPH ROBERT REAL  (T/41544); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ466 KW-P of No 425 Sqn, which flew into ground at Whitestone Cliff, near Thirsk as it emerged from cloud during a cross country exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

14-Jan

HILLIS, KENNETH MILLARD  (R/254854); age 30 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ466 KW-P of No 425 Sqn, which flew into ground at Whitestone Cliff, near Thirsk as it emerged from cloud during a cross country exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

14-Jan

SIMARD, JEAN JACQUES MARCEL  (R/125326); age Unknown RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ466 KW-P of No 425 Sqn, which flew into ground at Whitestone Cliff, near Thirsk as it emerged from cloud during a cross country exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

14-Jan

WALSH, JOHN WALLACE RICHARD  (J/38040); age 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ466 KW-P of No 425 Sqn, which flew into ground at Whitestone Cliff, near Thirsk as it emerged from cloud during a cross country exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

14-Jan

WALLIS, JOHN DESMOND  (408541); age 23 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, SM333 of No 451 Sqn, which collided with SM384 of the same unit near Ostend during Ramrod 1433.  He is buried in Oostende New Communal Cemetery

14-Jan

BARNDEN, LEO RONALD  (437207); age 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND822 AR-N of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Ludford Magna on its return from a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

14-Jan

HAMILTON, REGINALD WILLIAM  (433507); age 30 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND822 AR-N of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Ludford Magna on its return from a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

14-Jan

HUTCHINGS, KELVIN  (428774); age 34 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND822 AR-N of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Ludford Magna on its return from a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

14-Jan

WALKER, GERALD DUNCAN  (423014); age 21 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND822 AR-N of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Ludford Magna on its return from a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

14-Jan

WINTON, EDWARD ROBERT  (432928); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND822 AR-N of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Ludford Magna on its return from a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

14-Jan

FORREST, JOHN GRINDLE  (1591075); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND822 AR-N of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Ludford Magna on its return from a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Hebburn Cemetery

14-Jan

ASTILL, ALAN EDWIN  (421143); age 24 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LL598 Z5-A of No 462 Sqn, which crashed near Shipdham in Norfolk after the starboard wing broke off following an engine fire as it climbed away from Foulsham for a bomber support sortie.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

14-Jan

FULLER, SYDNEY ROBERT  (421198); age 21 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LL598 Z5-A of No 462 Sqn, which crashed near Shipdham in Norfolk after the starboard wing broke off following an engine fire as it climbed away from Foulsham for a bomber support sortie.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

14-Jan

ISAAC, MERVYN GEORGE  (433727); age 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LL598 Z5-A of No 462 Sqn, which crashed near Shipdham in Norfolk after the starboard wing broke off following an engine fire as it climbed away from Foulsham for a bomber support sortie.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

14-Jan

MINETT, STANLEY JAMES  (423814); age 27 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LL598 Z5-A of No 462 Sqn, which crashed near Shipdham in Norfolk after the starboard wing broke off following an engine fire as it climbed away from Foulsham for a bomber support sortie.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

14-Jan

SWARBRICK, PHILLIP  (427410); age 32 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LL598 Z5-A of No 462 Sqn, which crashed near Shipdham in Norfolk after the starboard wing broke off following an engine fire as it climbed away from Foulsham for a bomber support sortie.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

14-Jan

MILES, LESLIE EDWARD  (1894484); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LL598 Z5-A of No 462 Sqn, which crashed near Shipdham in Norfolk after the starboard wing broke off following an engine fire as it climbed away from Foulsham for a bomber support sortie.  He is buried in Kensal Green (St Mary's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

14-Jan

MADDOCKS, JACK  (51271); age 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, ML976 8K-A of No 571 Sqn, which flew into trees as it attempted to land at Brussels-Melsbroek in fog on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

14-Jan

PHILLIPS, JAMES  (1564419); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, ML976 8K-A of No 571 Sqn, which flew into trees as it attempted to land at Brussels-Melsbroek in fog on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

14-Jan

EDWARDS, ERNEST JAMES  (1322520); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB880 LE-B of No 630 Sqn, which he abandoned near Bastad in Denmark following a engine fire en-route to a raid on Politz but he struck the tailplane as he left the aircraft.  He is buried in Helsingborg (Palsjo) Municipal Cemetery

14-Jan

KELLY, ERIC WILLIAM  (1484786); age 23 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 2788 Sqn RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ravenna War Cemetery

14-Jan

HOLLINGSWORTH, JAMES  (1132602); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN403 'V' of No 11 OTU, which crashed on a railway line near Wotton Underwood and burst into flames during a flying practice from Westcott.  He is buried in Stalybridge (New St George) Churchyard

14-Jan

PURVEY, HAROLD ARTHUR  (1578843); age 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN403 'V' of No 11 OTU, which crashed on a railway line near Wotton Underwood and burst into flames during a flying practice from Westcott.  He is buried in Birmingham (Brandwood End) Cemetery

14-Jan

TARR, LESLIE JOHN  (1605916); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN403 'V' of No 11 OTU, which crashed on a railway line near Wotton Underwood and burst into flames during a flying practice from Westcott.  He is buried in Easton-in-Gordano (St George) Churchyard

14-Jan

TRICKS, HERBERT DFM (169063); age 32 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN403 'V' of No 11 OTU, which crashed on a railway line near Wotton Underwood and burst into flames during a flying practice from Westcott.  He was cremated at Leicester City (Gilroes) Crematorium

14-Jan

IRELAND, BERTRAM LESLIE  (432207); age 33 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN403 'V' of No 11 OTU, which crashed on a railway line near Wotton Underwood and burst into flames during a flying practice from Westcott.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

14-Jan

SHAW, NORMAN STEVENTON  (4213940); age 30 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN403 'V' of No 11 OTU, which crashed on a railway line near Wotton Underwood and burst into flames during a flying practice from Westcott.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

14-Jan

BEST, GERALD RICHARD  (1608602); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF204 of No 1654 HCU, which flew into the ground near Newark whilst letting down through cloud at the end of a Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in Peterchurch (St Peter) Churchyard

14-Jan

GILBERT, CHARLES HENRY  (1804542); age 34 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF204 of No 1654 HCU, which flew into the ground near Newark whilst letting down through cloud at the end of a Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in Southgate Cemetery

14-Jan

HUMPHREY, JAMES WILLIAM  (1586576); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF204 of No 1654 HCU, which flew into the ground near Newark whilst letting down through cloud at the end of a Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in Thorney (St Helen) Churchyard

14-Jan

THOMPSON, NORMAN  (2210578); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF204 of No 1654 HCU, which flew into the ground near Newark whilst letting down through cloud at the end of a Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in Peel Green Cemetery

14-Jan

WRIGHT, GRAHAM DOUGLAS  (178378); age 19 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF204 of No 1654 HCU, which flew into the ground near Newark whilst letting down through cloud at the end of a Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in Carshalton (All Saints) Churchyard

14-Jan

BALLS, TERENCE ARTHUR  (1874899); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, KH968 of No 1661 HCU, which crashed with an engine on fire near Hucknell shortly after taking off from Winthorpe.  He is buried in Woolwich Cemetery

14-Jan

BARTON, EDWIN CHARLES  (1587047); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, KH968 of No 1661 HCU, which crashed with an engine on fire near Hucknell shortly after taking off from Winthorpe.  He is buried in Bristol (Arnos Vale) Cemetery

14-Jan

COCKBAIN, STEPHEN LEGH DFC (67707); age 28 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, KH968 of No 1661 HCU, which crashed with an engine on fire near Hucknell shortly after taking off from Winthorpe.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

14-Jan

HARRIS, KENNETH  (1651299); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, KH968 of No 1661 HCU, which crashed with an engine on fire near Hucknell shortly after taking off from Winthorpe.  He is buried in Whitchurch (Pantmawr) Cemetery

14-Jan

LITTLEMORE, JOHN  (2204311); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, KH968 of No 1661 HCU, which crashed with an engine on fire near Hucknell shortly after taking off from Winthorpe.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery

14-Jan

ADAMS, VICTOR ROBERT  (J/42482); age 19 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK756 of No 1666 CU, which was lost without trace on a diversionary raid over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jan

BOOTH, WYMAN ALEXANDER  (J/41510); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK756 of No 1666 CU, which was lost without trace on a diversionary raid over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jan

FIELD, WALTER HARRY GEORGE  (R/265850); age 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK756 of No 1666 CU, which was lost without trace on a diversionary raid over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jan

KLATMAN, JOSEPH  (J/39890); age 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK756 of No 1666 CU, which was lost without trace on a diversionary raid over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jan

LONG, MICHAEL LA VERNE  (R/265925); age 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK756 of No 1666 CU, which was lost without trace on a diversionary raid over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jan

WEGENAST, WILLIAM ALEXANDER  (R/208118); age 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK756 of No 1666 CU, which was lost without trace on a diversionary raid over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jan

GOODWIN, LAURENCE FREDERICK BRANSBY  (R/225325); age 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK756 of No 1666 HCU, which was lost without trace on a diversionary raid over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jan

ASKEW, WILFRED ROBERT  (1505117); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE856 of No 17 OTU, which crashed after hitting trees on high ground whilst looking for a suitable diversion airfield due to poor visibility at base.  He is buried in Coventry (London Road) Cemetery

14-Jan

DAVIES, REYNOLD  (1653083); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE856 of No 17 OTU, which crashed after hitting trees on high ground whilst looking for a suitable diversion airfield due to poor visibility at base.  He is buried in Port Talbot (Goytre) Cemetery

14-Jan

EDWARDS, GORDON CHARLES  (1459369); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE856 of No 17 OTU, which crashed after hitting trees on high ground whilst looking for a suitable diversion airfield due to poor visibility at base.  He is buried in Normanton Upper Cemetery

14-Jan

GODDARD, VICTOR LESLIE  (1895248); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE856 of No 17 OTU, which crashed after hitting trees on high ground whilst looking for a suitable diversion airfield due to poor visibility at base.  He is buried in Upavon Cemetery

14-Jan

HUMPHREY, ALFRED GEORGE  (1614870); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE856 of No 17 OTU, which crashed after hitting trees on high ground whilst looking for a suitable diversion airfield due to poor visibility at base.  He is buried in Chelmsford (Writtle Road) Cemetery

14-Jan

GOOD, LESLIE GEORGE  (1808623); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF116 of No 26 OTU, which crashed near Sketchley Hinckley in Leicestershire.  He is buried in Manor Park Cemetery

14-Jan

GUNN, JOHN SIDNEY  (1804820); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF116 of No 26 OTU, which crashed near Sketchley Hinckley in Leicestershire.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

14-Jan

PARKER, CHARLES DENNIS  (3041583); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF116 of No 26 OTU, which crashed near Sketchley Hinckley in Leicestershire.  He is buried in Wales (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

14-Jan

THOMPSON, JOHN  (1059098); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF116 of No 26 OTU, which crashed near Sketchley Hinckley in Leicestershire.  He is buried in Carlisle (Dalston Road) Cemetery

14-Jan

CHOBANIUK, NICHOLAS  (J/23790); age 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF116 of No 26 OTU, which crashed near Sketchley Hinckley in Leicestershire.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

14-Jan

McMURDO, JOHN WILLIAM  (R/67119); age 33 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF116 of No 26 OTU, which crashed near Sketchley Hinckley in Leicestershire.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

14-Jan

PEACE, ERIC RALPH  (8309); age 25 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3465 of No 27 OTU , which crashed and burnt out whilst attempting to land at Wymeswold on its return from a diversionary raid over the North Sea.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

14-Jan

EVERS, EDWIN  (443289); age 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W6009 of No 4 (C) OTU, which crashed and burnt out whilst attempting to land at Wymeswold on its return from a diversionary raid over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jan

GRIFFITHS, JOHN JEFFERSON  (423487); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W6009 of No 4 (C) OTU, which crashed and burnt out whilst attempting to land at Wymeswold on its return from a diversionary raid over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jan

LAING, CHARLES WALTER  (14626); age 28 RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W6009 of No 4 (C) OTU, which crashed and burnt out whilst attempting to land at Wymeswold on its return from a diversionary raid over the North Sea.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

14-Jan

MARSTELLA, RAYMOND THOMAS  (405596); age 27 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W6009 of No 4 (C) OTU, which crashed and burnt out whilst attempting to land at Wymeswold on its return from a diversionary raid over the North Sea.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

14-Jan

PEPPER, FRANCIS LAURENCE  (417881); age 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W6009 of No 4 (C) OTU, which crashed and burnt out whilst attempting to land at Wymeswold on its return from a diversionary raid over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jan

EDWARDS, RONALD HARRY  (655828); age Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 3252 (ex DG937) of No 42 AS, which crashed at Hermitage near Port Elizabeth after breaking up in flight on a night flight.  He is buried in Port Elizabeth (South End) Cemetery

14-Jan

HERBERT, ARTHUR LESLIE  (1807929); age Unknown RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 3252 (ex DG937) of No 42 AS, which crashed at Hermitage near Port Elizabeth after breaking up in flight on a night flight.  He is buried in Port Elizabeth (South End) Cemetery

14-Jan

HOGG, COLIN HUNTER OUTERSON  (1820426); age Unknown RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 3252 (ex DG937) of No 42 AS, which crashed at Hermitage near Port Elizabeth after breaking up in flight on a night flight.  He is buried in Port Elizabeth (South End) Cemetery

14-Jan

KILBY, JOHN CHARLES  (1324399); age 22 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 3252 (ex DG937) of No 42 AS, which crashed at Hermitage near Port Elizabeth after breaking up in flight on a night flight.  He is buried in Port Elizabeth (South End) Cemetery

14-Jan

CARD, MARTIN SYDNEY  (1803043); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD602 of the 51 OTU, which dived into the ground out of cloud at Wavendon in Buckinghamshire.  He is buried in Ramsgate and St Lawrence Cemetery

14-Jan

HARVIE, GAVIN  (1435357); age 29 RAFVR

WO

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD602 of the 51 OTU, which dived into the ground out of cloud at Wavendon in Buckinghamshire.  He is buried in Lesmahagow (or Abbet Green) Cemetery

14-Jan

RILEY, GILBERT  (2200133); age 34 RAFVR

LAC

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 Nelson.  He is buried in Inghamite Church, Wheatley Carr

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