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Casualties - 17 - 21 January 1945


17-Jan

DERRINGTON, HOWARD EDMUND  (1579338); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW167 ZA-O of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

GILES, ERIC HERBERT  (1514811); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW167 ZA-O of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

HOPKINS, ALISTAR GORDON  (628938); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW167 ZA-O of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

MUST, REGINALD SIDNEY  (1397280); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW167 ZA-O of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

TOMKINS, ERNEST WILLIAM SYDNEY  (1580478); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW167 ZA-O of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

WATKINS, HAROLD LIONEL  (1522119); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW167 ZA-O of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

WHITBREAD, WILLIAM ELLIS LESLIE  (178540); age 34 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW167 ZA-O of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

CRONE, JOHN HENRY  (419521); age 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB802 LS-F of No 15 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Harling near Thetford during a training flight.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

17-Jan

RIORDAN, LEX MAITLAND  (426468); age 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB802 LS-F of No 15 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Harling near Thetford during a training flight.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

17-Jan

DEVLIN, RICHARD  (1881244); age 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB802 LS-F of No 15 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Harling near Thetford during a training flight.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

17-Jan

FREEDMAN, HARRY HAROLD  (176265); age 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB802 LS-F of No 15 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Harling near Thetford during a training flight.  He is buried in East Ham (Marlow Road) Jewish Cemetery

17-Jan

FULLER, WILLIAM ERNEST  (176263); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB802 LS-F of No 15 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Harling near Thetford during a training flight.  He is buried in Sketty (St Paul) Churchyard

17-Jan

LAKE, GEORGE RUSSELL  (1183934); age 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB802 LS-F of No 15 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Harling near Thetford during a training flight.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

17-Jan

WILKINS, LEONARD RICHARD  (1801112); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB802 LS-F of No 15 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Harling near Thetford during a training flight.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

17-Jan

BLEWETT, TERENCE DOUGLAS  (414376); age 26 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB761 AA-Y of No 75 Sqn, which came down near Woodditton in Cambridgeshire on its return from a raid on a benzol plant at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

17-Jan

WILSON, JOHN STANLEY  (426234); age 34 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB761 AA-Y of No 75 Sqn, which came down near Woodditton in Cambridgeshire on its return from a raid on a benzol plant at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

17-Jan

KEETON, THOMAS EDWARD  (1374154); age 30 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 176 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Suez War Memorial Cemetery

17-Jan

McKEE, TERRANCE VELLEAU  (J/37716); age 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress III, KJ103 BU-M of No 214 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a tree as it attempted to land at Oulton on its return from a Jostle sortie.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

17-Jan

DUGDALE, JACK  (1033072); age 35 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter X, NT918, NT942 or NV632 of No 236 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Den Helder during a shipping attack/failed to return from a strike near Texel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

HOLVEY, ALBERT KENNETH  (152681); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter X, NT918, NT942 or NV632 of No 236 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Den Helder during a shipping attack/failed to return from a strike near Texel.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery

17-Jan

MIDDLEMAS, ROY LEWIS DFC (151691); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter X, NT918, NT942 or NV632 of No 236 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Den Helder during a shipping attack/failed to return from a strike near Texel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

SUTEHALL, PETER  (100076); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter X, NT918, NT942 or NV632 of No 236 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Den Helder during a shipping attack/failed to return from a strike near Texel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

TRAUTMAN, FRANK PAUL  (55811); age 28 RAF

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter X, NE465 or NV187 of No 254 Sqn, which collided with each near Den Helder.  He is buried in Wieringerwaard General Cemetery

17-Jan

EVANS, NOEL  (179138); age 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter X, NE465 or NV187 of No 254 Sqn, which collided with each near Den Helder.  He is buried in Wieringerwaard General Cemetery

17-Jan

GREY, JAMES ARTHUR  (154038); age 34 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter X, NE465 or NV187 of No 254 Sqn, which collided with each near Den Helder.  He is buried in Wieringerwaard General Cemetery

17-Jan

MATON, ARTHUR JAMES  (1399467); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter X, NE465 or NV187 of No 254 Sqn, which collided with each near Den Helder.  He is buried in Twisk Churchyard

17-Jan

WARBURTON, GEOFFREY DUTTON  (173414); age 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter X, NE465 or NV187 of No 254 Sqn, which collided with each near Den Helder.  He is buried in Wieringerwaard General Cemetery

17-Jan

JENKINS, KENNETH OLIVER  (49608); age 25 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang II, FR930 of No 268 Sqn, which was shot down in error by Spitfires near Bocholt during a tactical recce in the Arnhem area.  He is buried in Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery

17-Jan

BISHOP, HENRY EDWARD  (1291345); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB906 JI-B2 of No 514 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against the  benzol plant at Wanne-Eickel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

BRYSON, JAMES  (1670036); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB906 JI-B2 of No 514 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against the  benzol plant at Wanne-Eickel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

McGLONE, ANTHONY  (642488); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB906 JI-B2 of No 514 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against the  benzol plant at Wanne-Eickel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

ORR, GEORGE DAVIDSON  (150425); age 34 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB906 JI-B2 of No 514 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against the  benzol plant at Wanne-Eickel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

SPENCER, GEORGE  (937528); age 32 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB906 JI-B2 of No 514 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against the  benzol plant at Wanne-Eickel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

WERRILL, ROY  (2205575); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB906 JI-B2 of No 514 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against the  benzol plant at Wanne-Eickel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

MATKIN, MERLIN LEIGH  (J/37099); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB906 JI-B2 of No 514 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against the  benzol plant at Wanne-Eickel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

WILCOX, THOMAS FREDERICK  (591822); age 25 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB906 JI-B4 of No 514 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against the  benzol plant at Wanne-Eickel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

McNAMARA, NICHOLAS  (1798690); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE130 60-T of No 582 Sqn, which was abandoned over Allied territory on its return from a raid on the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery.  Sgt McNamara was dismissed for desertion post mortem from the Irish Defence Forces on the 8 August 1945, but was exonerated following the passing of the Defence Forces (Second World War Amnesty and Immunity) Bill 2012 by the Irish Parliament.

17-Jan

DODSON, PETER PATMAN  (123983); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 613 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Cambrai (Route De Solesmes) Communal Cemetery

17-Jan

SUMMERS, THOMAS HAROLD  (1602297); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 613 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Cambrai (Route De Solesmes) Communal Cemetery

17-Jan

JENKINS, STANLEY SACKVILLE  (51300); age 33 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR204 C8-C of No 640 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

DAVEY, DESMOND  (1393755); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR204 C8-C of No 640 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

FEATHERSTONE, THOMAS  (1798942); age 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR204 C8-C of No 640 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

McCALLUM, JOSEPH LAWTON  (190166); age 25 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR204 C8-C of No 640 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

MERRICK, WILLIAM FRANK  (2211987); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR204 C8-C of No 640 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

MITCHELL, DONALD STAFFORD  (1521434); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR204 C8-C of No 640 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

RICHARDSON, HERBERT  (1591870); age 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR204 C8-C of No 640 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

MORROW, FREDERICK  (1901506); age 42 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving with No 101 ASP at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

17-Jan

HOLDITCH, ROBERT WILLIAM  (189857); age 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He died from injuries sustained 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 on  14 Jan 1945.  He is buried in Thorney (St Helen) Churchyard.

17-Jan

RIPLEY, LESLIE  (1512028); age 39 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2 SRU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery

17-Jan

BEEBY, DEREK JAMES  (1215084); age 24 RAFVR

Cpl

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

17-Jan

BEATTIE, HEDLEY  (45311); age Unknown RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HX709 of No 26 SAAF, which  failed to arrive at  Kano after taking off from Ikeja on a photo-reconnaissance operation.  He is buried in Yaba Cemetery

17-Jan

QUINN, AUSTIN ROBERT  (133472); age 31 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HX709 of No 26 SAAF, which  failed to arrive at  Kano after taking off from Ikeja on a photo-reconnaissance operation.  He is buried in Yaba Cemetery

17-Jan

ATKINSON, BRUCE ALBERT  (439556); age 24 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC706 of No 29 OTU, which crashed shortly after take off from Buntingthorpe on a night cross country following an engine failure.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

17-Jan

DEVALL, BRUCE THOMAS  (432404); age 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC706 of No 29 OTU, which crashed shortly after take off from Buntingthorpe on a night cross country following an engine failure.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

17-Jan

O'REILLY, ROY THOMAS  (434330); age 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC706 of No 29 OTU, which crashed shortly after take off from Buntingthorpe on a night cross country following an engine failure.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

17-Jan

QUINN, RODERICK PHILIP  (414827); age 32 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC706 of No 29 OTU, which crashed shortly after take off from Buntingthorpe on a night cross country following an engine failure.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

17-Jan

WHITE, ROBERT JOHN  (431465); age 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC706 of No 29 OTU, which crashed shortly after take off from Buntingthorpe on a night cross country following an engine failure.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

17-Jan

BUTTERWORTH, ERNEST  (1079195); age 28 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 425 RSU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Brugge General Cemetery

17-Jan

BLIZARD, HUGH CONWAY  (R/153520); age 21 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN938 of No 55 OTU, which killed in a flying accident.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

17-Jan

BARANOWSKI, Franciszek (); age 50 PAF

Fg Off

He was serving with Osrodka Zapasowego Lotnictwa when he died in No 4 Military Hospital, Ormskirk, Lancashire.  He is buried in Ormskirk Cemetery.

17-Jan

KITCHEN, KENNETH  (926040); age 27 RAF

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 Hastings.  He is buried in Hollington (St Leonard) Churchyard

17-Jan

DAWNS, WILFRED OCTAVIUS  (723562); age 24 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Holderness.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

17-Jan

HODSON, EDWARD ROBERT  (1802040); age 28 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC706 of No 29 OTU, which crashed shortly after take off from Buntingthorpe on a night cross country following an engine failure.  He is buried in Greenwich Cemetery.

17-Jan

RUTHERFORD, MARGARET FROST  (2091613); age 24 WAAF

LACW

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 Northumberland Central.  She is buried in Blyth Cemetery

18-Jan

CORNELL, BRYANT THOMAS  (1398282); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB761 AA-Y of No 75 Sqn, which Crashed at Woodditton, CAMBS 15/16 Jan 1945.  He is buried in Southgate Cemetery

18-Jan

NEWMAN, ANDREW GEORGE PATTERSON  (414664); age 24 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire LFVIII, JF878 of No 145 Sqn, which crashed after flying through the blast from a building which exploded whilst he was carrying out a strafing attack on it.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

18-Jan

BUTLER, GRENVILLE HUMPHREY  (1252786); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MJ837 of No 241 Sqn, which crashed into the sea near Bellaria after failing to recover from a practice dive bombing attack.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

18-Jan

TRITES, RICHARD MURRAY  (J/7919); age 25 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, MM403 of No 464 Sqn, which crashed near Merville following an engine failure during a night intruder sortie.  He is buried in Merville Communal Cemetery Extension

18-Jan

GIBSON, COLIN CUTHILL  (418831); age 30 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ390 'L' of No 605 Sqn, which was lost on an intruder sortie over Northern Germany.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

18-Jan

LUMSDEN, GRAHAM MURRAY  (414806); age 26 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ390 'L' of No 605 Sqn, which was lost on an intruder sortie over Northern Germany.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

18-Jan

BACON, HAROLD GEORGE  (1420644); age 42 RAFVR

Cpl

At the moment neither his unit nor his cause of death has yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery

18-Jan

CLARK, ROBERT LINDSAY  (181772); age 24 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, 5338 of No 11 OTU, which collided with Hurricane 5349.  He is buried in Thaba Tshwane (New) Military Cemetery

18-Jan

JONES, ALAN THEODORE RANCE  (1892526); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, 5349 of No 11 OTU, which collided with Hurricane 5338.  He is buried in Thaba Tshwane (New) Military Cemetery

18-Jan

HAMILTON, WILLIAM PAUL  (1670800); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN375 of No 77 OTU, which flew into the ground at El Lubban in Palestine whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

18-Jan

JOHNSTONE, CHARLES ANDREW  (1822198); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN375 of No 77 OTU, which flew into the ground at El Lubban in Palestine whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

18-Jan

PYRAH, ALFRED HARRY  (1697168); age 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN375 of No 77 OTU, which flew into the ground at El Lubban in Palestine whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

18-Jan

GRONOUS, PETER FREDERIC  (1583717); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN375 of No 77 OTU, which flew into the ground at El Lubban in Palestine whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

18-Jan

BURTON, HARRY  (1896728); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF679 of No 77 OTU, which crashed in the desert 60 miles from Ismailia after a fire broke out in the air.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

18-Jan

GRUNDEY, HAROLD CROFT DFM (178493); age 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF679 of No 77 OTU, which crashed in the desert 60 miles from Ismailia after a fire broke out in the air.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

18-Jan

HALL, STANLEY  (656404); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF679 of No 77 OTU, which crashed in the desert 60 miles from Ismailia after a fire broke out in the air.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

18-Jan

HATCHER, FREDERICK CHARLES  (1312534); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF679 of No 77 OTU, which crashed in the desert 60 miles from Ismailia after a fire broke out in the air.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

18-Jan

KELLAWAY, COURTENAY CHARLES  (1412084); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF679 of No 77 OTU, which crashed in the desert 60 miles from Ismailia after a fire broke out in the air.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

18-Jan

McDONNELL, GERARD MICHAEL  (1795680); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF679 of No 77 OTU, which crashed in the desert 60 miles from Ismailia after a fire broke out in the air.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

18-Jan

McNICOL, GERARD CHARLES  (1572638); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF679 of No 77 OTU, which crashed in the desert 60 miles from Ismailia after a fire broke out in the air.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

18-Jan

PENN, LESLIE NORMAN  (1895663); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF679 of No 77 OTU, which crashed in the desert 60 miles from Ismailia after a fire broke out in the air.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

18-Jan

WILSON, ROBERT  (1896245); age 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF679 of No 77 OTU, which crashed in the desert 60 miles from Ismailia after a fire broke out in the air.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

18-Jan

NICHOLL, JOHN  (873038); age 47 AuxAF

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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Trinity Presbyterian Churchyard, Ahoghill

18-Jan

PIERCE, LESLIE  (1002119); age 29 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 Stockport.  He was cremated at Stockport Crematorium

18-Jan

CLARK, HARRY RAYMOND  (2250441); age 20 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK  at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained, but possibly occurred in the RAF Hospital at Wroughton, his death being registered in Swindon.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

19-Jan

LAW, ROBERT ROBINSON  (J/23792); age 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He died in captivity from injuries sustained on 8 Dec 1944 whilst flying in Mustang III, KH455 of No 64 Sqn, which collided with HB850 near Viersen during an escort sortie.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

19-Jan

WELLS, ERNEST WILLIAM  (1259096); age 35 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 Sandakan.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

19-Jan

BOYD, GORDON ALEX  (437044); age 32 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV118 of No 254 Sqn, which crashed onto a beach whilst attempting to land at North Coates in a snow storm on a ferry flight from Woodbridge.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

19-Jan

ROBINSON, JACK STANLEY  (430767); age 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV118 of No 254 Sqn, which crashed onto a beach whilst attempting to land at North Coates in a snow storm on a ferry flight from Woodbridge.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

19-Jan

ROTHWELL, RAYMOND JOSEPH  (1602962); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV118 of No 254 Sqn, which crashed onto a beach whilst attempting to land at North Coates in a snow storm on a ferry flight from Woodbridge.  He is buried in Southampton (Hollybrook) Cemetery

19-Jan

BRUNT, PETER DOUGLAS WILLEBRORD  (131077); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, MM582 of No 256 Sqn, which crashed into the sea near Nice shortly after taking off at night.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

19-Jan

HARRIS, ALEC EDWARD  (147934); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, MM582 of No 256 Sqn, which crashed into the sea near Nice shortly after taking off at night.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

19-Jan

HICKSON, JOSEPH ARTHUR  (147666); age 32 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 292 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

19-Jan

GAGALA, Edward (P.793196); age 29 PAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH151 'S' of No 301 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on the approach to Brindisi on its return from a special duties operation.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

19-Jan

SLOWIK, Stanislaw (P.792546); age 29 PAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH151 'S' of No 301 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on the approach to Brindisi on its return from a special duties operation.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

19-Jan

ZURAWSKI, Witold (P.76798); age 33 PAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH151 'S' of No 301 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on the approach to Brindisi on its return from a special duties operation.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

19-Jan

OGDEN, DOUGLAS HARTLEY  (89727); age 48 RAFVR

Flt Lt

At the moment neither his unit nor his cause of death has yet been ascertained, but he died suddenly in Scotland.  He is buried in Oban (Pennyfuir) Cemetery

19-Jan

WILLIAMS, JOSEPH LEONARD  (1388308); age 26 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito III, HJ992 of No 1 FU, which crashed near Fladbury in Worcestershire after hitting power cables.  He is buried in Chorletwood Road Cemetery

19-Jan

CAMERON, JAMES LINDSAY  (984337); age 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ932 of No 108 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a night training sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Jan

DEAN, WILLIAM  (1590636); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ932 of No 108 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a night training sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Jan

PINFOLD, WALTER WILLIAM  (950971); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ932 of No 108 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a night training sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Jan

MORGAN, WILFRED  (1011329); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 113 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

19-Jan

COUCHMAN, GEORGE RICHARD  (1610974); age 22 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving as an RAF Policeman with No 138 Wing and was fatally injured by a lorry on the main Cambrai-Douai road.  He is buried in Cambrai (Route De Solesmes) Communal Cemetery.

19-Jan

MILLER , FRANK REID  (2409); age 27 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, AT655 of No 1545 Flt, which crashed after hitting trees in poor visibility whilst attempting to make a forced landing after both engines cut out due to icing.  He was cremated at Christchurch (Bromley) Crematorium

19-Jan

HODGE, WILLIAM  (1665618); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 184 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

19-Jan

LANGTON, GEORGE ROBERT OLIVER  (160650); age 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, HN587 of No 21 (P) AFU, which crashed near Besston Rylands in Nottinghamshire after stalling in a turn.  He is buried in Wakefield Cemetery.

19-Jan

MOORES, BERNARD  (88254); age 33 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, HN587 of No 21 (P) AFU, which crashed near Besston Rylands in Nottinghamshire after stalling in a turn.  He was cremated at Sheffield Crematorium.

19-Jan

COHEN, JOHN LAURENCE  (1830908); age 19 RAFVR

AC1

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 Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

19-Jan

DOBSON, THOMAS TROTTER  (1568802); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW715 of No 75 OTU, which spun into the ground near Damanhur in Egypt.  He is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery

19-Jan

FORSTER, EDWARD  (1616761); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW715 of No 75 OTU, which spun into the ground near Damanhur in Egypt.  He is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery

19-Jan

OWEN, RICHARD HAYDEN  (1415771); age 34 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW715 of No 75 OTU, which spun into the ground near Damanhur in Egypt.  He is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery

19-Jan

SHIELDS, JAMES MAXWELL  (2220235); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW715 of No 75 OTU, which spun into the ground near Damanhur in Egypt.  He is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery

19-Jan

McKENNA, JOHN FRANCIS XAVIER AFC (); age 39 RAF

Gp Capt

He was serving in the A & AEE at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Salisbury.  He is buried in Durrington Cemetery

19-Jan

EADIE, JOHN  (3020157); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Abu Sueir at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

19-Jan

GRUNDY, JOHN DESMOND  (1584748); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Abu Sueir at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

19-Jan

HURCOMBE, JACK RONALD  (1587975); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Abu Sueir at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

19-Jan

JOHNSON, HUGH  (1685607); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Abu Sueir at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

19-Jan

MacDONALD, DONALD JOHN  (1823589); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Abu Sueir at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

19-Jan

SYKES, LEONARD ROBSON  (1820179); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Abu Sueir at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

19-Jan

WALTERS, DAVID JOHN  (1452964); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Abu Sueir at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

19-Jan

GARLAND, LAWRENCE GEORGE  (1223062); 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 Lewisham.  He is buried in Beckenham Crematorium and Cemetery

19-Jan

WARDLAW, ROBERT  (982077); age 27 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 Northumberland Central.  He is buried in Bedlington (Netherton Lane) Cemetery

19-Jan

PARR, GEORGE  (1005807); age 30 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 Uppingham.  He is buried in Armthorpe (SS Leonard and Mary) Churchyard

19-Jan

GRAY, RONALD JAMES  (1195573); age 38 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the UK  at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained, but possibly occurred in the RAF Hospital at Uxbridge, his death being registered in Uxbridge.  He is buried in Reading Cemetery

20-Jan

HOLMAN, REGINALD JAMES  (1387923); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, HW539 of No 20 Sqn, which crashed after hitting trees on recovering from a ground strafing attack.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

20-Jan

IRELAND, FRANCIS JOHN MADDEN  (541264); age Unknown RAF

Flt Sgt

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 Singapore Memorial

20-Jan

LANDER, JOHN MERVYN  (89078); age 28 RAFVR

Wg Cdr

He was serving with No 22 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

20-Jan

MACKAY, JOHN MAIR  (1569418); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

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 Singapore Memorial

20-Jan

FERGUSON, JAMES SCOTT  (186756); age 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, EJ741 'O' of No 56 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Enschede.  He is buried in Ambt-Delden General Cemetery

20-Jan

DANKS, CECIL  (292697); age 45 RAF

Sgt

He was serving with No 59 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in N Ireland?.  He is buried in Tamlaght Finlagen Church of Ireland Churchyard

20-Jan

PATRICK, THOMAS JAMES  (1389930); age 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ948 of No 62 Sqn, which belly landed in a paddy field following an engine failure on take off from Comilla.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

20-Jan

CATLIN, JAMES FREDERICK WILLIAM  (2216676); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP555 'O' of No 70 Sqn, which ditched off Falconara following an engine fire in the air on its return from a raid on marshalling yards at Udine.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

20-Jan

BUTTON, KENNETH EDWIN  (1139408); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN696 'R' of No 257 Sqn, which was shot down near Utrecht during an attack on a bridge  during an armed recce.  He is buried in Dordrecht General Cemetery

20-Jan

LAO, HTIN YAIN  (123633); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, RB319 'V' of No 257 Sqn, which crashed near Utrecht in bad weather after attacking a bridge  during an armed recce.  He is buried in Dordrecht General Cemetery

20-Jan

HAJDUK, Jozef (P.704118); age 22 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK177  of No 302 Sqn, which was lost whilst dive bombing enemy MT.  He is buried in Steenderen General Cemetery

20-Jan

WASLYK, JAMES  (J/20636); age 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, MT659 of No 417 Sqn, which  failed to return from a bombing raid on gun positions near Faenza.  He is buried in Ravenna War Cemetery

20-Jan

EDGE, RAYMOND  (J/26144); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, MT688 of No 417 Sqn, which was lost on a bombing raid on enemy gun positions near Faenza in Italy.  He is buried in Ravenna War Cemetery

20-Jan

NOBLE, GEORGE ADRIAN  (J/95451); age 26 RCAF

Plt Off

He died in captivity from injuries sustained on 5 Jan 1945 whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ471 PT-V of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Jan

PETERSON, BERNARD BRUCE  (432970); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He died from injuries sustained on 15 Jan 1945 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

20-Jan

PACKHAM, PERCY SYDNEY  (1460248); age 41 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 5003 (Airfield Construction) Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Oxford.  He is buried in Burgess Hill (St John) Churchyard Extension

20-Jan

PEREIRA, HARRY  (785912); age Unknown RAF

AC2

At the moment neither his unit nor his cause of death has yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

20-Jan

STONEMAN, RICHARD HENRY WILLIAM  (166510); age 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, N6920 of No 14 EFTS, which crashed in a snow storm near Tamworth after hitting a tree.  He is buried in or was cremated at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

20-Jan

MACLEAN, GEORGE MURRAY  (J/45575); age 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, N6920 of No 14 EFTS, which crashed in a snow storm near Tamworth after hitting a tree.  He is buried in Heanton Punchardon (St Augustine) Churchyard

20-Jan

WADDINGHAM, FRED  (154503); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LW863 of No 18 (P) AFU, which was abandoned after control was lost in a snowstorm near Hillmorton in Warwickshire.  He is buried in Louth Cemetery

20-Jan

WHEATLEY, DENNIS OSWALD  (1800510); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle VI, V1848 of No 22 HGCU, which spun into the ground on Salisbury Plain whilst practicing single engine flying and circuits.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

20-Jan

WILLIAMSON, TOM URMSON  (153775); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle VI, V1848 of No 22 HGCU, which spun into the ground on Salisbury Plain whilst practicing single engine flying and circuits.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

21-Jan

HORNE, ROBERT ARTHUR  (175215); age 32 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston V, BZ592 of No 55 Sqn, which was lost during an attack on road traffic in the Ferrara area of Italy.  He is buried in Argenta Gap War Cemetery

21-Jan

WHEATLEY, EDWARD HENRY  (1330271); age 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Boston V, BZ592 of No 55 Sqn, which was lost during an attack on road traffic in the Ferrara area of Italy.  He is buried in Argenta Gap War Cemetery

21-Jan

STRINGER, RONALD HENRY  (J/9653); age 25 RCAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Boston V, BZ592 of No 55 Sqn, which was lost during an attack on road traffic in the Ferrara area of Italy.  He is buried in Argenta Gap War Cemetery

21-Jan

DOUGLASS, LENARD WALTER  (329091V); age 21 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston V, BZ592 of No 55 Sqn, which was lost during an attack on road traffic in the Ferrara area of Italy.  He is buried in Argenta Gap War Cemetery

21-Jan

WOOLFORD, COLIN LEONARD  (424665); age 28 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG974 of No 99 Sqn, which collided with KH254 in the circuit at Dhubalia.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

21-Jan

ASPINWALL, GILBERT JOHN  (1322064); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG974 of No 99 Sqn, which collided with KH254 in the circuit at Dhubalia.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

21-Jan

BAKER, GEORGE  (1610129); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG974 of No 99 Sqn, which collided with KH254 in the circuit at Dhubalia.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

21-Jan

BURROWS, WILLIAM CHARLES  (1602975); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG974 of No 99 Sqn, which collided with KH254 in the circuit at Dhubalia.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

21-Jan

FERGIE, ROY COOPER  (1372356); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG974 of No 99 Sqn, which collided with KH254 in the circuit at Dhubalia.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

21-Jan

HAILE, PHILIP BELLERBY  (1490462); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG974 of No 99 Sqn, which collided with KH254 in the circuit at Dhubalia.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

21-Jan

IRETON, MICHAEL VICTOR  (1623984); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG974 of No 99 Sqn, which collided with KH254 in the circuit at Dhubalia.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

21-Jan

SAYER, PERCY NORMAN  (1378229); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG974 of No 99 Sqn, which collided with KH254 in the circuit at Dhubalia.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

21-Jan

TRICE, MERVYN HARCOURT  (1305035); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG974 of No 99 Sqn, which collided with KH254 in the circuit at Dhubalia.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

21-Jan

WATCHMAN, WILLIAM  (1691748); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG974 of No 99 Sqn, which collided with KH254 in the circuit at Dhubalia.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

21-Jan

WATSON, WILLIAM THOMSON  (2209607); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG974 of No 99 Sqn, which collided with KH254 in the circuit at Dhubalia.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

21-Jan

BICCARD, NOEL THALMAN  (410044); age 23 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH254 of No 99 Sqn, which collided with KG974 in the circuit at Dhubalia.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

21-Jan

GEEVES, BRUCE COLIN  (428016); age 31 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH254 of No 99 Sqn, which collided with KG974 in the circuit at Dhubalia.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

21-Jan

CANDLISH, CLIFFORD  (2206379); age 34 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH254 of No 99 Sqn, which collided with KG974 in the circuit at Dhubalia.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

21-Jan

DIXON, ROBERT HENRY  (1896854); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH254 of No 99 Sqn, which collided with KG974 in the circuit at Dhubalia.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

21-Jan

KAY, ARTHUR  (1549565); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH254 of No 99 Sqn, which collided with KG974 in the circuit at Dhubalia.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

21-Jan

LINETON, THOMAS JAMES ARTHUR  (1688240); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH254 of No 99 Sqn, which collided with KG974 in the circuit at Dhubalia.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

21-Jan

McKEE, JOHN LAING  (1167652); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH254 of No 99 Sqn, which collided with KG974 in the circuit at Dhubalia.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

21-Jan

READER, PETER ALEXANDER  (1627512); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH254 of No 99 Sqn, which collided with KG974 in the circuit at Dhubalia.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

21-Jan

ROSE, HENRY RAYMOND JOHN  (1802330); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH254 of No 99 Sqn, which collided with KG974 in the circuit at Dhubalia.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

21-Jan

SIMPSON, MAURICE THOMPSON  (130500); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH254 of No 99 Sqn, which collided with KG974 in the circuit at Dhubalia.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

21-Jan

WRIGHT, FREDERICK JOSEPH  (1543863); age 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH254 of No 99 Sqn, which collided with KG974 in the circuit at Dhubalia.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

21-Jan

SPAFFORD, ALAN LEONARD  (542789V); age 31 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH254 of No 99 Sqn, which collided with KG974 in the circuit at Dhubalia.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

21-Jan

SUSSKIND, C B  (543190V); age 20 SAAF

2 Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, KH609 of No 260 Sqn, which ditched in the sea off Revenna following an engine failure.  He is buried in Ravenna War Cemetery

21-Jan

KEARSE, PERCY HAROLD  (J/25840); age 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, PD601 of No 440 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Montfoort.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

21-Jan

ANDERSON, ANTON DAVID  (414332); age 32 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL123 of No 518 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a 'Bismuth' meteorological recce flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Jan

ANDREWS, ALBERT HOWARD  (1804199); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL123 of No 518 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a 'Bismuth' meteorological recce flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Jan

BACON, ARTHUR JOHN  (116676); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL123 of No 518 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a 'Bismuth' meteorological recce flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Jan

BEUTTELL, ROBERT GERARD  (139631); age 26 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL123 of No 518 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a 'Bismuth' meteorological recce flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Jan

KIDDLE, ROBERT  (1380293); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL123 of No 518 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a 'Bismuth' meteorological recce flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Jan

LOADER, RENNIE ARTHUR  (1381426); age 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL123 of No 518 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a 'Bismuth' meteorological recce flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Jan

MORRIS, NORMAN FOSTER  (39556); age Unknown RAFVR

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL123 of No 518 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a 'Bismuth' meteorological recce flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Jan

STONE, WILLIAM DOUGLAS  (1314266); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL123 of No 518 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a 'Bismuth' meteorological recce flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Jan

RICHARDSON, PETER  (145046); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIX, RM645 of No 682 Sqn, which ditched off Manfredonia after running out of fuel on its return from a photo recce sortie to Vienna.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

21-Jan

HUGGINS, NORMAN WALTER  (430172); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM562 of No  5 (C) OTU, which crashed into the sea 2 miles off Maidens, Ayrshire.  He is buried in Dunure Cemetery

21-Jan

JENKINS, JAMES VINCENT  (432194); age 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM562 of No  5 (C) OTU, which crashed into the sea 2 miles off Maidens, Ayrshire.  He is buried in Dunure Cemetery

21-Jan

JOSEPH, PETER BERNARD  (3204233); age 18 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM562 of No  5 (C) OTU, which crashed into the sea 2 miles off Maidens, Ayrshire.  He is buried in or was cremated at West Norwood Cemetery and Crematorium

21-Jan

KELSALL, ERIC RAYNOR  (1676661); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM562 of No  5 (C) OTU, which crashed into the sea 2 miles off Maidens, Ayrshire.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Jan

ROBERTSON, JOHN  (1372529); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM562 of No  5 (C) OTU, which crashed into the sea 2 miles off Maidens, Ayrshire.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Jan

O'CONNELL, DAVID ALBERT  (1360506); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

At the moment neither his unit nor his cause of death has yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

21-Jan

WARE, RALPH TAVERHAM  (52938); age 30 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIX, TA439 of No 1 OADU, which crashed near the Isles of Scilly due to bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Jan

GOUDIE, EDWIN JOSEPH  (1330617); age 30 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIX, TA439 of No 1 OADU, which crashed near the Isles of Scilly due to bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Jan

SUTTON, KENNETH LESLIE  (195512); age 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson II, 8627 of No 15 SFTS, which crashed into a river after hitting a ferry cable whilst on a low flying exercise.  He is buried in Claresholm Cemetery

21-Jan

TAIT, JAMES ANDERSON  (644572); age 26 RAF

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Ceylon at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Johannesburg (West Park) Cemetery

21-Jan

BRADLEY, BERNARD (1234272); age 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving at RAF Colombo at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Johannesburg (West Park) Cemetery

21-Jan

BIGSBY, ERNEST WILLIAM  (171009); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with HQ 216 Grp at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

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