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Casualties - 15 - 16 January 1945


15-Jan

MacNEIL, DONALD BERNARD  (J/10262); age 26 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FB131 of No 19 Sqn, which collided with Mustang, FB222 of No 234 Sqn near Nijmegen during Ramrod 1434.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Jan

GOODWIN, CHARLES RONALD  (123113); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR402 of No 45 Sqn, which crashed near Thedaw after being damaged by Ki-43s.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

15-Jan

POTTS, SAMUEL  (136488); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR402 of No 45 Sqn, which crashed near Thedaw after being damaged by Ki-43s.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

15-Jan

BATTERSBY, RONALD CHARLES  (1545932); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM720 QR- of No 61 Sqn, which flew into radar mast near Langham in bad weather on its return from a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Leeds (Lawns Wood) Cemetery

15-Jan

BOAKES, EDWARD JAMES  (1586951); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM720 QR- of No 61 Sqn, which flew into radar mast near Langham in bad weather on its return from a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Churchdown (St Bartholomew) Churchyard

15-Jan

COREWYN, WILLIAM GEORGE  (178520); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM720 QR- of No 61 Sqn, which flew into radar mast near Langham in bad weather on its return from a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Dalnottar Cemetery

15-Jan

DOUGLAS, JOHN  (1373345); age 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM720 QR- of No 61 Sqn, which flew into radar mast near Langham in bad weather on its return from a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Wells-next-the-Sea Cemetery

15-Jan

EARL, PETER RICHARD  (1649851); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM720 QR- of No 61 Sqn, which flew into radar mast near Langham in bad weather on its return from a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Wells-next-the-Sea Cemetery

15-Jan

JAMES, SIDNEY JOSEPH  (1583124); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM720 QR- of No 61 Sqn, which flew into radar mast near Langham in bad weather on its return from a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Broadway (St Eadburgh) Churchyard

15-Jan

RICHARDSON, RICHARD  (1590833); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM720 QR- of No 61 Sqn, which flew into radar mast near Langham in bad weather on its return from a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Tadcaster Cemetery

15-Jan

FELSENSTEIN, BASIL SAUL  (1396138); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 82 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Gauhati War Cemetery

15-Jan

BRYAN, CLIFFORD BAGNELL  (137302); age 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, MV565 of No 85 Sqn, which probably crashed into the North Sea off Felixstowe whilst attempting to make an emergency landing at Woodbridge on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jan

WOOD, HENRY  (115716); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, MV565 of No 85 Sqn, which probably crashed into the North Sea off Felixstowe whilst attempting to make an emergency landing at Woodbridge on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jan

HEITMANN, ALAN WALTER  (409918); age 23 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, MM194 M5-K of No 128 Sqn, which crashed near Chatteris in Cambridgeshire after running out of fuel on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

15-Jan

GREEN, ROBERT JOSEPH GEORGE  (109084); age 24 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, MM132 XD- of No 139 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a tree whilst making a beam approach to Little Staughton on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Ripon Cemetery

15-Jan

ROBSON, JOHN HENRY DFC (121950); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, MM132 XD- of No 139 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a tree whilst making a beam approach to Little Staughton on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Bridlington Cemetery

15-Jan

DRANE, PETER JAMES  (149531); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XX, KB263 XD-P of No 139 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a hedge whilst on the approach to Thurleigh on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Harrow (Pinner) New Cemetery

15-Jan

SWALE, KENNETH  (172347); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XX, KB263 XD-P of No 139 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a hedge whilst on the approach to Thurleigh on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Chesterfield (Boythorpe) Cemetery

15-Jan

CASH, CHRISTOPHER  (1318226); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Mosquito VI, PZ419 or PZ442 of No 143 Sqn, which was shot down near Leirvik by Fw 190s.  He is buried in Bergen (Mollendal) Church Cemetery

15-Jan

LANGLEY, JOHN EDWIN  (123938); age 31 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Mosquito VI, PZ419 or PZ442 of No 143 Sqn, which was shot down near Leirvik by Fw 190s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jan

McMULLIN, JOHN ALEXANDER  (189506); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Mosquito VI, PZ419 or PZ442 of No 143 Sqn, which was shot down near Leirvik by Fw 190s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jan

MORTON-MONCRIEFF, GEORGE ARCHIE  (1315277); age 21 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Mosquito VI, PZ419 or PZ442 of No 143 Sqn, which was shot down near Leirvik by Fw 190s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jan

CHEW, FRANK  (810195); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, RS523 of No 235 Sqn, which ditched off Leirvik following an engine failure during an attack on shipping.  He is buried in Bergen (Mollendal) Church Cemetery

15-Jan

WILLIAMS, NORMAN HEDLEY  (926521); age 26 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 242 Sqn, when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Kuching.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

15-Jan

HENDERSON, G. MacG.  (103567V); age 27 SAAF

Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FB274 of No 260 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Conegliano whilst attacking a train.  He is buried in Udine War Cemetery

15-Jan

PRICE, TREVOR JOHN  (1338833); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was serving with No 273 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

15-Jan

ASHLEY, ROBERT JOSEPH  (J/93511); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, JF958 of No 417 Sqn, which crashed near Bonfice da Tagh whilst acting as escort to Kittyhawks.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

15-Jan

BROWN, WALTER  (154988); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, RG571 'G' of No 418 Sqn, which crashed near its base on its return from a patrol over the Ardennes.  He is buried in Tickhill (St Mary) Churchyard

15-Jan

BERRY, LLOYD JOSEPH  (J/25130); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, RG571 'G' of No 418 Sqn, which crashed near its base on its return from a patrol over the Ardennes.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

15-Jan

WILLIAMS, ROBERT JOHN  (2212840); age 37 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB769 VR-I of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on its return from a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

15-Jan

McKAY, ALEXANDER GRANT  (J/95356); age Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB769 VR-I of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on its return from a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

15-Jan

RUMBALL, HAROLD MARLAND  (J/95466); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB769 VR-I of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on its return from a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

15-Jan

SPENCER, GEORGE DOUGLAS  (J/37483); age 30 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB769 VR-I of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on its return from a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

15-Jan

TEDFORD, GEORGE OSBORNE  (J/27874); age 25 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB769 VR-I of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on its return from a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

15-Jan

THOMSON, CHARLES SINCLAIR  (J/90323); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB769 VR-I of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on its return from a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

15-Jan

VATNE, NORMAN ROGER  (J/37102); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB799 VR-W of No 419 Sqn, which was hit by flak as it left the target area during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

15-Jan

MANN, JACK  (1392155); age 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB806 SE-X of No 431 Sqn, which exploded after colliding with a Bf 109 over the target during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

15-Jan

CRAIB, GEORGE RICHARD ROBERT HENRY  (J/38252); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB806 SE-X of No 431 Sqn, which exploded after colliding with a Bf 109 over the target during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

15-Jan

GUREVITCH, CECIL  (J/36930); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB806 SE-X of No 431 Sqn, which exploded after colliding with a Bf 109 over the target during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

15-Jan

MACDONELL, CHARLES BEVERLY  (J/95375); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB806 SE-X of No 431 Sqn, which exploded after colliding with a Bf 109 over the target during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

15-Jan

MacLEOD, MALCOLM ALEXANDER  (J/35422); age 29 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB806 SE-X of No 431 Sqn, which exploded after colliding with a Bf 109 over the target during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

15-Jan

RAU, ORVILLE JACK  (R/160471); age 33 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB806 SE-X of No 431 Sqn, which exploded after colliding with a Bf 109 over the target during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

15-Jan

ANDREWS, DENIS WILLIAM  (1603084); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ583 LK-S of No 578 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a fuel depot at Dulmen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Jan

BRIGGS, ARTHUR GEOFFREY  (1580472); age 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ583 LK-S of No 578 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a fuel depot at Dulmen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Jan

PRINGLE, JAMES WILLIAM JOHN  (188982); age 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ583 LK-S of No 578 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a fuel depot at Dulmen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Jan

RHODES, ERNEST HERBERT  (174596); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ583 LK-S of No 578 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a fuel depot at Dulmen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Jan

STEELE, EDWARD ARTHUR  (186771); age 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ583 LK-S of No 578 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a fuel depot at Dulmen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Jan

WHITTER, JAMES  (178853); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ583 LK-S of No 578 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a fuel depot at Dulmen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Jan

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM JOHN RAYMOND  (187109); age 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ583 LK-S of No 578 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a fuel depot at Dulmen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Jan

CONNOP, DONALD  (425828); age 30 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ583 LK-S of No 578 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a fuel depot at Dulmen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

15-Jan

KENDRICK, GEORGE ALDRED  (135033); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He died from injuries sustained on 12 Jan 1945 whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF992 KC-B of No 617 Sqn, which crashed at Lille Landon on Austrheim, Norway.  He is buried in Bergen (Mollendal) Church Cemetery

15-Jan

PULFORD, OLIVER JAMES  (1852074); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD388 CF-Z of No 625 Sqn, which came down in the Eifel region of Germany during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

15-Jan

HALL, AMBROSE WILLIAM  (2200662); age 40 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD388 CF-Z of No 625 Sqn, which came down in the Eifel region of Germany during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jan

HAZELL, HERBERT WILLIAM  (170210); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD388 CF-Z of No 625 Sqn, which came down in the Eifel region of Germany during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jan

SELLERS, STANLEY  (188352); age 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD388 CF-Z of No 625 Sqn, which came down in the Eifel region of Germany during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jan

SHENTON, MALCOLM JACK  (153642); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD388 CF-Z of No 625 Sqn, which came down in the Eifel region of Germany during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jan

LACEY, ROBERT JOSEPH  (160577); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL959 UM-A2 of No 626 Sqn, which exploded near the target area during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jan

OLD, OLIVER  (1866584); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL959 UM-A2 of No 626 Sqn, which exploded near the target area during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

15-Jan

HALSTEAD, VERNON HARVEY  (J/36270); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL959 UM-A2 of No 626 Sqn, which exploded near the target area during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

15-Jan

MERRIMAN, CYRIL CLINTON  (R/223545); age 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL959 UM-A2 of No 626 Sqn, which exploded near the target area during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jan

MURRAY, THOMAS ROBERTSON  (J/36314); age Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL959 UM-A2 of No 626 Sqn, which exploded near the target area during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

15-Jan

WALKER, ANDREW MORRISON ORR  (J/93724); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL959 UM-A2 of No 626 Sqn, which exploded near the target area during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Leuna.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jan

AYRE, GEORGE FRANCIS  (433081); age 29 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, MM128 of No 692 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

15-Jan

CHAUNDY, GEORGE RAYMOND PETER  (161264); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, MM128 of No 692 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

15-Jan

STURROCK, JOHN ALEXANDER MCKENZIE  (1800054); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, MM150 of No 692 Sqn, which he abandoned near Greenham Common after running short of fuel on its return from a raid to Berlin, however for some reason he released his parachute before reaching the ground.  He is buried in New Southgate Cemetery

15-Jan

MORGAN, JOHN PERENARA  (413881); age 24 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, MM150 of No 692 Sqn, which he abandoned near Greenham Common after running short of fuel on its return from a raid to Berlin, but he struck the tailplane as he left the aircraft.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

15-Jan

CURRY, DEREK  (2208070); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 5012 (Airfield Construction) Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Coxyde Military Cemetery

15-Jan

O'SULLIVAN, MICHAEL  (1799564); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK878 of No 1659 HCU, which crashed and burnt out after flying into high ground near Thirsk shortly after taking off from Topcliffe.  He is buried in Castlemahon Old Graveyard

15-Jan

WALTON, GEOFFREY  (1578741); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK878 of No 1659 HCU, which crashed and burnt out after flying into high ground near Thirsk shortly after taking off from Topcliffe.  He is buried in Castle Church (St Mary) Churchyard

15-Jan

MacDONNELL, ANGUS JOHN  (R/283114); age 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK878 of No 1659 HCU, which crashed and burnt out after flying into high ground near Thirsk shortly after taking off from Topcliffe.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

15-Jan

McCREA, JAMES ALEXANDER  (J/40900); age 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK878 of No 1659 HCU, which crashed and burnt out after flying into high ground near Thirsk shortly after taking off from Topcliffe.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

15-Jan

McGREGOR, DUNCAN PEARSON  (J/40652); age 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK878 of No 1659 HCU, which crashed and burnt out after flying into high ground near Thirsk shortly after taking off from Topcliffe.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

15-Jan

MOONEY, FRANK WILLIAM  (J/38975); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK878 of No 1659 HCU, which crashed and burnt out after flying into high ground near Thirsk shortly after taking off from Topcliffe.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

15-Jan

ROBSON, ALBERT RUSSEL  (R/223493); age 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK878 of No 1659 HCU, which crashed and burnt out after flying into high ground near Thirsk shortly after taking off from Topcliffe.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

15-Jan

SAVY, JOSEPH ALOYSIUS  (R/202506); age 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK878 of No 1659 HCU, which crashed and burnt out after flying into high ground near Thirsk shortly after taking off from Topcliffe.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

15-Jan

STAVENOW, LEONARD CHARLES  (R/283110); age 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK878 of No 1659 HCU, which crashed and burnt out after flying into high ground near Thirsk shortly after taking off from Topcliffe.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

15-Jan

THOMAS, ALLEN BENJAMIN  (429069); age 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM619 of No 1668 HCU, which crashed on an overshoot at Bottesford at the end of a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

15-Jan

THOMPSON, IVAN LINDSAY VINALL  (429081); age 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM619 of No 1668 HCU, which crashed on an overshoot at Bottesford at the end of a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

15-Jan

BURN, DENNIS GILBERT  (1251125); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM619 of No 1668 HCU, which crashed on an overshoot at Bottesford at the end of a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Tottenham Cemetery

15-Jan

HAZELDEN, JOHN GORDON  (1623968); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM619 of No 1668 HCU, which crashed on an overshoot at Bottesford at the end of a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Rainford (All Saints) Churchyard

15-Jan

MANN, CYRIL REUBEN CLIFFORD  (1586368); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM619 of No 1668 HCU, which crashed on an overshoot at Bottesford at the end of a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Cheltenham Cemetery

15-Jan

RAWLINSON, JAMES  (2218660); age 19 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM619 of No 1668 HCU, which crashed on an overshoot at Bottesford at the end of a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Bootle Cemetery

15-Jan

SWIECHOWSKI, Stanislaw Jozef (P.0206); age 35 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang IVA, KH801  of No 3 FU, which dived into the ground over French Morocco following an engine fire.  He is buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery

15-Jan

DENHAM, G M A  (607866V); age 18 SAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN957 of No 76 OTU, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

15-Jan

FARQUHAR, D A  (74994V); age 33 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN957 of No 76 OTU, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

15-Jan

LUGG, H R D  (607798V); age 25 SAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN957 of No 76 OTU, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

15-Jan

MEAKER, G  (250918V); age 26 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN957 of No 76 OTU, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

15-Jan

MOIR, J M  (581272V); age 20 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN957 of No 76 OTU, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

15-Jan

ASHWORTH, KENNETH  (1589628); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP294 of No 76 OTU, which dived into the sea off Tel Aviv after control was lost in cloud.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

15-Jan

BROOK, RICHARD WILLIAM  (1587551); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP294 of No 76 OTU, which dived into the sea off Tel Aviv after control was lost in cloud.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

15-Jan

CAUSER, DANIEL ROBERT GEORGE  (1810933); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP294 of No 76 OTU, which dived into the sea off Tel Aviv after control was lost in cloud.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

15-Jan

CULLEN, ROBERT WILLIAM  (1824240); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP294 of No 76 OTU, which dived into the sea off Tel Aviv after control was lost in cloud.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

15-Jan

GORMALLY, KEVIN PATRICK  (2204564); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP294 of No 76 OTU, which dived into the sea off Tel Aviv after control was lost in cloud.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

15-Jan

HEATON, WILLIAM PILKINGTON  (1685597); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP294 of No 76 OTU, which dived into the sea off Tel Aviv after control was lost in cloud.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

15-Jan

LEIGHTON, GEORGE BERNARD  (176526); age 19 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP294 of No 76 OTU, which dived into the sea off Tel Aviv after control was lost in cloud.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

15-Jan

McTAGUE, JAMES PATRICK  (1821926); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP294 of No 76 OTU, which dived into the sea off Tel Aviv after control was lost in cloud.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

15-Jan

OSBORNE, NORMAN JAMES  (1627548); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP294 of No 76 OTU, which dived into the sea off Tel Aviv after control was lost in cloud.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

15-Jan

PEACE, NORMAN JOHN  (3020016); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP294 of No 76 OTU, which dived into the sea off Tel Aviv after control was lost in cloud.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

15-Jan

MASON, EDWARD  (978726); age Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

He had been serving with No 81 RSU 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

15-Jan

BARDICEV, ABA  (769448); age Unknown RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in Intelligence at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jan

MATTHEWS, RICHARD  (648378); age 24 RAF

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 Cambridge.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Jan

GRIFFITHS, ALBERT HENRY  (2210474); age 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA237 ZA-C of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Horsum during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

16-Jan

MARSHALL, ALLAN JOHN  (188409); age 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA237 ZA-C of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Horsum during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

16-Jan

THORNLEY, JOHN  (2225156); age 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA237 ZA-C of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Horsum during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

16-Jan

HARRIS, GILBERT JOHN  (1852682); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM213 PH-G of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Jan

TATE, FRANCIS JOSEPH  (3012866); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM213 PH-G of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Jan

BAILEY, DOUGLAS JAMES  (J/40693); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM213 PH-G of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Jan

GLASS, WILLIAM JAMES  (J/95300); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM213 PH-G of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Jan

KERLUK, WILLIAM  (J/89858); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM213 PH-G of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Jan

LININGTON, DONALD ERWIN  (J/95376); age 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM213 PH-G of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Jan

GRIFFIN, JOHN DENNIS  (1880251); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN712 PH-A of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Budingen during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Jan

MARSH, JAMES HENRY  (157200); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN712 PH-A of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Budingen during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Jan

REDMOND, ROBERT  (1672621); age 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN712 PH-A of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Budingen during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Jan

SMALLEY, HERBERT JOHN  (1197077); age 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN712 PH-A of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Budingen during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Jan

FERGUSON, LAWRENCE WILLIAM  (J/39923); age 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN712 PH-A of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Budingen during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Jan

WHYTE, STUART PAUL  (J/21439); age 25 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN712 PH-A of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Budingen during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Jan

FERGUSON, LESLIE MARTIN GEORGE  (134151); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN712 PH-A of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Budingen during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery

16-Jan

COCKAYNE, ARTHUR CLARENCE  (157435); age 35 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, RS507 YP-C of No 23 Sqn, which came down near Beckedorff during a bomber support sortie to Stendal.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

16-Jan

ANNIS, LESLIE  (1676376); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW461 MH-Y of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

16-Jan

ATKINSON, JOHN JOFFRE  (1591782); age 29 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW461 MH-Y of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

16-Jan

JOHNS, DAVID LEWIS  (1423534); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW461 MH-Y of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

16-Jan

MUDDIMAN, ARTHUR ALFRED  (752418); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW461 MH-Y of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

16-Jan

POPPLEWELL, ERNEST MALCOLM  (151802); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW461 MH-Y of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

16-Jan

HISETTE, ANDRE JEAN JULES  (J/95273); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW461 MH-Y of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

16-Jan

BERGER, HERBERT OTTO  (169506); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA189 HW-P of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Questenberg during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

GUY, JOHN HUMPHRIES  (1819148); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA189 HW-P of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Questenberg during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

CHAPMAN, WILLIAM MERTON  (J/38421); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA189 HW-P of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Questenberg during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

GIBBONS, JAMES DAVID  (J/95299); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA189 HW-P of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Questenberg during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

McMASTER, MALCOLM STALKER  (J/95358); age Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA189 HW-P of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Questenberg during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

QUIGLEY, FREDERICK THOMAS  (J/25448); age 31 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA189 HW-P of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Questenberg during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

ROLLER, RAY CALVIN  (R/210007); age 22 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA189 HW-P of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Questenberg during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

COLLINS, LAURENCE  (419981); age 20 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM472 SR-V2 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Brux in Czechoslovakia.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

HART, ROCHESTER WARREN LEE  (429458); age 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM472 SR-V2 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Brux in Czechoslovakia.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

BECKETT, ROBERT JOHN  (1482487); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM472 SR-V2 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Brux in Czechoslovakia.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

CONROY, DANIEL  (1881462); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM472 SR-V2 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Brux in Czechoslovakia.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

McDOWELL, JOHN RITCHIE  (1798275); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM472 SR-V2 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Brux in Czechoslovakia.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

McGONIGLE, FREDERICK DESMOND  (179064); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM472 SR-V2 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Brux in Czechoslovakia.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

ARMOUR, JACK KARL  (J/43497); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM472 SR-V2 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Brux in Czechoslovakia.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

CARTER, JAMES MARSHALL  (410450); age 32 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW179 DY-Y of No 102 Sqn, which came down near Langelsheim during on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

16-Jan

JARAND, ARTHUR HENRY  (33060); age 33 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW179 DY-Y of No 102 Sqn, which came down near Langelsheim during on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

16-Jan

POPE, ENOCH EDWARD  (2220967); age 37 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW179 DY-Y of No 102 Sqn, which came down near Langelsheim during on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

16-Jan

TELFER, GEORGE CROOKS  (1825587); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW179 DY-Y of No 102 Sqn, which came down near Langelsheim during on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

16-Jan

WILSON, JOHN  (1803275); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW179 DY-Y of No 102 Sqn, which came down near Langelsheim during on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

16-Jan

DAVIS, ERNEST LEROY  (J/90989); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW179 DY-Y of No 102 Sqn, which came down near Langelsheim during on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

16-Jan

MARTIN, NIGEL CHARLES  (1324268); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, ND290 of No 108 Sqn, which ditched in the sea off Hassani following an engine failure in the circuit.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

16-Jan

KELLEHER, JOHN BARRY MORTIMER  (1796693); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG335 P4-V of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jan

McLENAGHAN, ERIC CHARLES  (1577073); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG335 P4-V of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jan

BYERS, CLYDE WILLIS  (J/88732); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG335 P4-V of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jan

CROW, ROBERT KING  (R/124020); age 21 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG335 P4-V of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jan

FRANK, MICHAEL  (R/196942); age 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG335 P4-V of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jan

IRVING, FREDERICK CLEVELAND  (R/174852); age 23 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG335 P4-V of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jan

SHILLIDAY, ROBERT CHARLES  (K/263945); age 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG335 P4-V of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jan

BROWN, ROY ARTHUR  (903692); age 25 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire, ? of No 155 Sqn, which was shot down by light AA fire over Meiktila.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

16-Jan

COX, ALBERT  (171681); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ927 NP-Y of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Hordorf during on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

KNIGHT, RONALD JAMES  (1864685); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ927 NP-Y of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Hordorf during on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

STEWART, JOHN ANDREW SORLEY  (175167); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ927 NP-Y of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Hordorf during on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

YEULETT, GEORGE VICTOR RICE  (168774); age 35 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ927 NP-Y of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Hordorf during on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

BURKE, ERNEST PATRICK  (426303); age 33 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME296 AS-V of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

16-Jan

CARR, THOMAS EDWARD  (1590301); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME296 AS-V of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

16-Jan

HASLAM, GERALD STALKER  (56419); age 26 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG147 AP-C of No 186 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Stradishall near Kedington en-route to a raid on a benzol plant at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in HAVERHILL Cemetery

16-Jan

DARNEY, THOMAS BROWN  (1676154); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG147 AP-C of No 186 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Stradishall near Kedington en-route to a raid on a benzol plant at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Hindley (St Margaret) Churchyard, Broomley

16-Jan

DUTFIELD, HERBERT CHARLES  (154376); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG147 AP-C of No 186 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Stradishall near Kedington en-route to a raid on a benzol plant at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Haverhill Cemetery

16-Jan

GAMBLE, WILFRED SIDNEY  (2206781); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG147 AP-C of No 186 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Stradishall near Kedington en-route to a raid on a benzol plant at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in York Cemetery, Yorkshire

16-Jan

LENTON, THOMAS LESLIE  (1622714); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG147 AP-C of No 186 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Stradishall near Kedington en-route to a raid on a benzol plant at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Ashton-under-Lyne (Hurst) Cemetery

16-Jan

SUMPTER, PETER ALLAN  (1869349); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG147 AP-C of No 186 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Stradishall near Kedington en-route to a raid on a benzol plant at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in HAVERHILL Cemetery

16-Jan

TAIT, RALPH ROLAND  (179588); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG147 AP-C of No 186 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Stradishall near Kedington en-route to a raid on a benzol plant at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Lee (St John of Beverley) New Churchyard, Acomb

16-Jan

CARTER, PAUL JOHN  (960509); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving with No 242 Sqn, 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

16-Jan

ASHLEY, WILLIAM KENNETH  (190618); age 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV377 of No 252 Sqn, which spun into the sea off Calino following an engine fire.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

16-Jan

GRAY, PETER JOSEPH  (185524); age 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV377 of No 252 Sqn, which spun into the sea off Calino following an engine fire.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

16-Jan

MATUSZKIEWICZ, Franciszek (P.2722); age 26 PAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD257 BH-O of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Klienfurra during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

PIOTROWSKI, Mikolaj (P.794471); age 28 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD257 BH-O of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Klienfurra during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

SMOCZKIEWICZ, Antoni (P.706697); age 22 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD257 BH-O of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Klienfurra during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

DARGENTON, P FFAF (); age  FFAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ986 L8-B of No 347 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  

16-Jan

MARIN, X FFAF (); age  FFAF

Cne

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ986 L8-B of No 347 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  

16-Jan

VILLENEUVE, A FFAF (); age  FFAF

Adj

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ986 L8-B of No 347 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  

16-Jan

VILLENEUVE, L FFAF (); age  FFAF

Adc

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ986 L8-B of No 347 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  

16-Jan

BRESSON, W F FFAF (); age  FFAF

Cne

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA572 L8-L of No 347 Sqn, which came down near Nordstemmen during a raid to Magdeburg.  

16-Jan

POILBOUT, R FFAF (); age  FFAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA572 L8-L of No 347 Sqn, which came down near Nordstemmen during a raid to Magdeburg.  

16-Jan

RABIER, R FFAF (); age  FFAF

Adj

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA572 L8-L of No 347 Sqn, which came down near Nordstemmen during a raid to Magdeburg.  

16-Jan

MARSHALL, HARRY ALFRED  (1337884); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB402 LQ-M of No 405 Sqn, which came down near Pfaffenhausen during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Jan

BRUGGEMAN, JOSEPH ALOYSIUS  (J/94900); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB402 LQ-M of No 405 Sqn, which came down near Pfaffenhausen during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Jan

CUNLIFFE, BENJAMIN ROBERT  (J/95226); age 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB402 LQ-M of No 405 Sqn, which came down near Pfaffenhausen during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Jan

McKAY, DONALD GORDON  (J/28933); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB402 LQ-M of No 405 Sqn, which came down near Pfaffenhausen during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Jan

MILLER, ALLAN BERNARD  (J/88574); age 34 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB402 LQ-M of No 405 Sqn, which came down near Pfaffenhausen during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Jan

NOVAK, HENRY EUGENE  (J/38343); age Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB402 LQ-M of No 405 Sqn, which came down near Pfaffenhausen during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Jan

PAYNE, HAROLD LESLIE  (J/5549); age 24 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB402 LQ-M of No 405 Sqn, which came down near Pfaffenhausen during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Jan

SMITH, NORMAN LAWRENCE LAVEK  (J/95486); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB402 LQ-M of No 405 Sqn, which came down near Pfaffenhausen during a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Jan

BORRETT, WILLIAM FLEMING  (J/9468); age 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR253 6U-L of No 415 Sqn, which came down near Borne during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

MOGRIDGE, PARKE REGINALD  (J/95452); age Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR253 6U-L of No 415 Sqn, which came down near Borne during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

HUTCHINSON, RONALD  (1595239); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA188 PT-E of No 420 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Alfeld during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

16-Jan

DENNIS, WILLIAM LEWIS  (J/39871); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA188 PT-E of No 420 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Alfeld during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

16-Jan

IRELAND, ROBERT ADDISON  (J/37050); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA188 PT-E of No 420 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Alfeld during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

16-Jan

PENNY, LEO JOSEPH  (J/95518); age 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA188 PT-E of No 420 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Alfeld during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

16-Jan

WEBB, WILLIAM  (J/38676); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA188 PT-E of No 420 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Alfeld during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

16-Jan

JONES, TERENCE CYRIL  (158807); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA183 PT-M of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Bokensdorf during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

16-Jan

McCUTCHEON, ELVET BAXTER  (J/25218); age 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA183 PT-M of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Bokensdorf during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

16-Jan

WELK, JOHN GORDON  (J/36881); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA183 PT-M of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Bokensdorf during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

16-Jan

PARKER, ALVIN KENNETH  (190279); age 19 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA192 PT-Q of No 420 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

WAY, CYRIL WILLIAM  (186920); age 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA192 PT-Q of No 420 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

LOUIE, QUAN JIL  (J/38242); age Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA192 PT-Q of No 420 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

PARTRIDGE, WILLIAM JOHN DESMOND  (J/90535); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA192 PT-Q of No 420 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

WATSON, ERNEST WILLIAM  (J/27864); age 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA192 PT-Q of No 420 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

HARVEY, RONALD ERWIN (RONNIE)  (J/93509); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR205 PT-L of No 420 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

16-Jan

McCORMICK, JAMES FRANCIS  (J/95357); age 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR205 PT-L of No 420 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

16-Jan

GALBRAITH, DANIEL  (1344926); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG350 OW-K of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Borry during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

16-Jan

DAVIDSON, JOHN MCINTOSH  (J/95227); age 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG350 OW-K of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Borry during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

16-Jan

GALBRAITH, ROGER HARROP  (J/13694); age 25 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG350 OW-K of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Borry during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

16-Jan

SHIREY, JOHN WILLIAM  (J/39342); age 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG350 OW-K of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Borry during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

16-Jan

CAROLAN, ARTHUR GRATTAN  (J/91150); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB850 WL-O of No 434 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Jan

FADDEN, NORVAL GREGORY  (J/37818); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB850 WL-O of No 434 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Jan

KIEHLBAUCH, AARON  (J/18584); age 25 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB850 WL-O of No 434 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Jan

MARTIN, WILLIAM DAVID  (J/91116); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB850 WL-O of No 434 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Jan

SHAW, GEORGE GUELPH  (J/38729); age 33 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB850 WL-O of No 434 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Jan

TURNER, DOUGAL  (C/93182); age 26 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB850 WL-O of No 434 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Jan

WILSON, WILLIAM THOMAS  (J/92521); age 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB850 WL-O of No 434 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Jan

BARRETT, LINDON FREDERICK BEVES  (422922); age 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP969 HD-Q of No 466 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

SIMPSON, WILLIAM THOMAS  (424609); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP969 HD-Q of No 466 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

KING, HENRY FRANK  (1585195); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP969 HD-Q of No 466 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

LEE, FRANK WILLIAM  (1260515); age 35 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP969 HD-Q of No 466 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

MOUNT, WILLIAM ERNEST-HARLES  (1893187); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP969 HD-Q of No 466 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

POWELL, JACK  (1659641); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP969 HD-Q of No 466 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

OWEN, IVOR GLYN  (146350); age 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA603 LK-T of No 578 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Gross Vahlberg during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

16-Jan

MALONEY, ROBERT LENARD  (417657); age 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA603 LK-T of No 578 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Gross Vahlberg during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

16-Jan

CURTIS, REGINALD STANLEY  (1135172); age 35 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 152 MU 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

16-Jan

PATTINSON, NORMAN DAVID  (419969); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV161 of No 1653 HCU, which crashed shortly after taking off from North Luffenham for circuit practice.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Jan

GOODMAN, STANLEY WILLIAM DFM (156058); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV161 of No 1653 HCU, which crashed shortly after taking off from North Luffenham for circuit practice.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Jan

KING, JOHN PAYNTER  (1335881); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV161 of No 1653 HCU, which crashed shortly after taking off from North Luffenham for circuit practice.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Jan

MALLORY, WILLIAM ROUS  (1808885); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV161 of No 1653 HCU, which crashed shortly after taking off from North Luffenham for circuit practice.  He is buried in Birchanger (St Mary) Churchyard

16-Jan

MARRITT, WILLIAM ARTHUR DFM (182843); age 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV161 of No 1653 HCU, which crashed shortly after taking off from North Luffenham for circuit practice.  He is buried in New Road Cemetery, Chatteris

16-Jan

PASQUILL, NORMAN  (1038029); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV161 of No 1653 HCU, which crashed shortly after taking off from North Luffenham for circuit practice.  He is buried in Bolton (Heaton) Cemetery

16-Jan

PORTER, WILLIAM FRANK  (3006161); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV161 of No 1653 HCU, which crashed shortly after taking off from North Luffenham for circuit practice.  He is buried in Ipswich Cemetery

16-Jan

STRACHAN, ROBERT HAWKINS  (413040); age 26 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE650 of No 3 RFU, which he was drowned after the  aircraft crashed into a lake during a low level navigation exercise.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery

16-Jan

GRAHAM, HENRY  (541795); age 25 RAF

Cpl

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 Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

16-Jan

MROWKA, Zdzislaw Marian (P.704364); age 25 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD572  of No 61 OTU, which crashed at Loggershead in Staffordshire.  He is buried in Market Drayton Cemetery

16-Jan

EVANS, EVAN GLYNDWR  (929413); age 28 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 6206 BD Flt at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery

16-Jan

WAKELY, CYRIL WILFRED  (1473781); age Unknown RAFVR

AC1

He was serving at RAF Ikoja at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Yaba Cemetery

16-Jan

ENDERSBY , RONALD WALTER  (946929); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving at RAF Ipoh 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

16-Jan

JENNER, HUBERT WILLIAM  (3000704); age 19 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving at RAF Jui at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery

16-Jan

HARVEY, FRANCIS CONNOR  (1340395); age 23 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 Dundee Eastern Necropolis

16-Jan

GOODBIER, ROBERT  (1428505); age 23 RAFVR

AC1

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 Clitheroe.  He is buried in Clitheroe Cemetery

16-Jan

FOREMAN, FRANCIS JAMES  (1494040); age 29 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

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 Fylde.  He is buried in Durham (St Bede's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

16-Jan

HESELWOOD, STANLEY  (1136315); age 32 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 Lower Agbrigg.  He was cremated at Leeds (Cottingley Hall) Cemetery

16-Jan

MacRAE, COLIN JAMES FRASER  (35235); age 44 RAF

Sqn Ldr

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 is buried in Antrim New Cemetery

16-Jan

BUXTON, ALAN  (643758); age 25 RAF

Cpl

He was serving with No  41 OTU and died from injuries sustained the previous day when he was hit by a lorry near the WAAF Picquet Hut on the main Chester to Hawarden road.  He was cremated at Rochdale Crematorium.

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