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Casualties - 22 - 27 January 1945


22-Jan

WEBB, ERIC  (154851); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ316 of No 21 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie over the 'Blackcock' area.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

22-Jan

ROBERTS, WILLIAM RICHARD  (102150V); age 26 SAAF

Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ316 of No 21 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie over the 'Blackcock' area.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

22-Jan

RICHARDSON, ARTHUR GORDON  (120591); age 26 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XVI, RR236 of No 127 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Alblasserdam during a dive bombing sortie.  He is buried in Dordrecht General Cemetery

22-Jan

DON, RALPH STIDSTON  (81348); age 27 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXV, KB463 4H-W of No 142 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

ALLAN, GEORGE INGRAM  (J/19255); age 43 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXV, KB463 4H-W of No 142 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

WINDER, KENNETH WILLIAM  (53989); age 33 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG185 P4-A of No 153 Sqn, which came down somewhere in Germany during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

22-Jan

EVANS, ROBERT  (1671641); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG185 P4-A of No 153 Sqn, which came down somewhere in Germany during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

22-Jan

GEORGE, DAVID BURROWS  (1796593); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG185 P4-A of No 153 Sqn, which came down somewhere in Germany during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

22-Jan

O'GORMAN, THOMAS  (1901574); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG185 P4-A of No 153 Sqn, which came down somewhere in Germany during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

22-Jan

RABIN, ALFRED JACK  (1804931); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG185 P4-A of No 153 Sqn, which came down somewhere in Germany during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

22-Jan

HAMILTON, GERALD BURTON  (K/280563); age 18 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG185 P4-A of No 153 Sqn, which came down somewhere in Germany during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

22-Jan

SMITH, MATTHEW ARNOLD  (J/40650); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG185 P4-A of No 153 Sqn, which came down somewhere in Germany during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

22-Jan

HUDDART, WILLIAM GRAYSON  (410128); age 22 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, RB361 of No 168 Sqn, which was last seen in the vicinity of Haltern.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Jan

HEBDIGE, JACK ALBERT  (1324884); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, MM584 of No 256 Sqn, which failed to return from an interception near Ancona.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

22-Jan

ROBERTS, ROLAND  (1395620); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, MM584 of No 256 Sqn, which failed to return from an interception near Ancona.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

22-Jan

WILSON, ROBERT JOHN  (54992); age 25 RAF

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH215 'K' of No 358 Sqn, which was found near Tigen where it had crashed on its return from the unit's first special duties operation.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

22-Jan

BLICK, LESLIE  (178370); age 35 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH215 'K' of No 358 Sqn, which was found near Tigen where it had crashed on its return from the unit's first special duties operation.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

22-Jan

BRAILSFORD, KENNETH HARTLE  (139520); age 29 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH215 'K' of No 358 Sqn, which was found near Tigen where it had crashed on its return from the unit's first special duties operation.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

22-Jan

GIBBS, JOSEPH CHARLES  (1338318); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH215 'K' of No 358 Sqn, which was found near Tigen where it had crashed on its return from the unit's first special duties operation.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

22-Jan

LEAR, WESLEY  (1339360); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH215 'K' of No 358 Sqn, which was found near Tigen where it had crashed on its return from the unit's first special duties operation.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

22-Jan

O'TOOLE, GERARD ALEXANDER  (1550901); age 30 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH215 'K' of No 358 Sqn, which was found near Tigen where it had crashed on its return from the unit's first special duties operation.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

22-Jan

SWAIN, JAMES ROLAND  (1183127); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH215 'K' of No 358 Sqn, which was found near Tigen where it had crashed on its return from the unit's first special duties operation.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

22-Jan

RUSSELL, WALTER  (J/27639); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH215 'K' of No 358 Sqn, which was found near Tigen where it had crashed on its return from the unit's first special duties operation.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

22-Jan

BECK, CHARLES DOUGLAS  (J/95542); age 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XVI, SM201 of No 421 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 during an armed recce.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Jan

SKELLY, FRANK RICHARD FISHER  (J/35985); age 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MP128 'X' of No 438 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Montfoort.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

22-Jan

BATCH, RONALD FREDERICK (RON)  (1605908); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 487 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

22-Jan

GRAHAM, LESLIE ERIC HARRY  (127540); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 487 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

22-Jan

ANDERSON, FRANCIS PATRICK  (1528844); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2955 Sqn RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Pontefract.  He is buried in Liverpool (Ford) Roman Catholic Cemetery

22-Jan

O'LEARY, JOSEPH MARTIN  (J/21714); age 24 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 131 OTU when he died in the County Hospital in Enniskillen from natural causes.  He is buried in Irvinestown (Sacred Heart) Roman Catholic Churchyard

22-Jan

MASON, CHARLES RICHARD  (R/100717); age 32 RCAF

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, NR418 of 1694 Flt of No 1692 (BST) Flt, which was killed when the aircraft crashed into the building in which he was working.  He is buried in Havelock Cemetery

22-Jan

LOOKER, JAMES  (981732); age 28 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, NR418  of No 1694 Flt, which was killed when the aircraft crashed into the building in which he was working.  He is buried in Alva Cemetery

22-Jan

MEEK, WILLIAM STUART BRAIDWOOD  (1565668); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably  killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, X7872 of No 51 OTU, which crashed on an overshoot at Cranfield after he lost control.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Liberton) Cemetery

22-Jan

GREEN, WILLIAM TERNENT  (1699684); age Unknown 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

22-Jan

MORGAN, HUBERT LLEWELLYN  (1739087); age 18 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 Blandford.  He is buried in Llanwnog (St Gwynog) Churchyard

22-Jan

BARLOW, HARRY  (1495534); age 33 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 Fylde.  He is buried in Anderton (St Joseph) Roman Catholic Churchyard

22-Jan

HALLAM, EDGAR WILLIAM  (75269); age 54 RAF

Flt Lt

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 Louth.  He is buried in Hillingdon and Uxbridge Cemetery

22-Jan

LEAT, BETTY ALMA  (2162227); age 17 WAAF

ACW2

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 Romford.  She is buried in Romford Cemetery

22-Jan

HILL, JOHN WILLIAM ROWLAND DFC (149695); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Sleaford.  He is buried in Wroxham (St Mary) Churchyard

22-Jan

MANSELL, REGINALD BAYNES CB (Dir of Tech Services); age 48 RAF

AVM

He was serving as the head of the Air Delegation to the USA in Washington and died of a heart attack.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

23-Jan

THOMPSON, GEORGE VC  (1370700); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He died from injuries sustained on 1 Jan 1945 whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD377 WS-U of No 9 Sqn, which crash landed near Heesch after being hit by flak in the target area and then later ground fire.  For his actions during this incident he was awarded a posthumous Victoria Cross.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

23-Jan

ARNSBY, JOHN  (89635); age 29 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, MT494 of No 25 Sqn, which collided with MV529 of the same unit near Castle Camps.  He was cremated at South London Crematorium, Mitcham

23-Jan

REID, DOUGLAS MITCHELL  (129126); age 29 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, MT494 of No 25 Sqn, which collided with MV529 of the same unit near Castle Camps.  He is buried in New Kilpatrick (or Hillfoot) Cemetery

23-Jan

EYLES, ERNEST DEREK  (116703); age 31 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, MV529 of No 25 Sqn, which collided with MT494 of the same unit near Castle Camps.  He is buried in Wellingborough (Doddington Road) Cemetery

23-Jan

WARD, DONALD LESLIE  (106851); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, MV529 of No 25 Sqn, which collided with MT494 of the same unit near Castle Camps.  He is buried in Coventry (Walsgrave-on-Sowe) Cemetery

23-Jan

BALASSE, MAURICE ARTHUR LEON  (135895); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, RM765 of No 41 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190D during an armed recce to Munster.  He is commemorated in the Maidenhead Register

23-Jan

HARGREAVES, DERRIK  (174116); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 55 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

23-Jan

HILL, GEORGE  (179368); age 34 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 69 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Roermond (Kapel in 't Zand) Roman Catholic Cemetery

23-Jan

LOWRIE, JOHN WILLIAM DFC (158987); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 69 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Roermond (Kapel in 't Zand) Roman Catholic Cemetery

23-Jan

NEILSON, WILLIAM GEOFFREY  (1597376); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 69 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

23-Jan

RANGER, WILLIAM EDWARD  (1895135); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 69 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

23-Jan

TURNER, JOHN KEITH  (175060); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 69 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Roermond (Kapel in 't Zand) Roman Catholic Cemetery

23-Jan

BATEUP, JOHN EDWIN  (424283); age 22 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB636 P4-D of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jan

McDONELL, JACK JAMES LEWIS  (428340); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB636 P4-D of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jan

JONES, ALAN EDGAR  (47423); age 26 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB636 P4-D of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jan

CULLEN, CHARLES LESLIE  (1439614); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB636 P4-D of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jan

JAMES, SYDNEY STRETTLE  (1869987); age 39 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB636 P4-D of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jan

SIMPSON, ALBERT  (1238641); age 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB636 P4-D of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jan

TRAFFORD, REUBEN VICTOR  (638898); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB636 P4-D of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jan

PETUS, C M (); age  FFAF

Lt

He died from injuries and exposure sustained whilst flying in Halifax III, LL587 L8- of No 347 Sqn, which was abandoned near Woodford in Northamptonshire on its return from a raid to Gelsenkirchen on three engines when a second engine caught fire.  

23-Jan

TRIBERT, ? FFAF (); age  FFAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LL587 L8- of No 347 Sqn, which was abandoned near Woodford in Northamptonshire on its return from a raid to Gelsenkirchen on three engines when a second engine caught fire, however he did not survive.  

23-Jan

HUENS, ROBERT NICOLAS  (1899804); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, NH711 of No 350 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near St Vith during an armed recce.  He is commemorated in the Maidenhead Register

23-Jan

CLARKE, ERIC  (149915); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH277 'Z' of No 358 Sqn, which crashed into the Chin Hills on its return from the unit's first special duties operation.  He is buried in Imphal War Cemetery

23-Jan

GITTINS, GEORGE  (1458467); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH277 'Z' of No 358 Sqn, which crashed into the Chin Hills on its return from the unit's first special duties operation.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Jan

HEARN, ERIK CAIRNIE  (1585199); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH277 'Z' of No 358 Sqn, which crashed into the Chin Hills on its return from the unit's first special duties operation.  He is buried in Imphal War Cemetery

23-Jan

HOLT, JOHN HEWITT  (1522039); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH277 'Z' of No 358 Sqn, which crashed into the Chin Hills on its return from the unit's first special duties operation.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Jan

PIM, ANTHONY STANLEY MORTIMER  (60566); age Unknown RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH277 'Z' of No 358 Sqn, which crashed into the Chin Hills on its return from the unit's first special duties operation.  He is buried in Imphal War Cemetery

23-Jan

ROBINSON, JAMES ALFRED  (976434); age 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH277 'Z' of No 358 Sqn, which crashed into the Chin Hills on its return from the unit's first special duties operation.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Jan

WALLACE, WILLIAM JOHN  (149990); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH277 'Z' of No 358 Sqn, which crashed into the Chin Hills on its return from the unit's first special duties operation.  He is buried in Imphal War Cemetery

23-Jan

SADLER, SIDNEY ERNEST  (428047); age 27 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH277 'Z' of No 358 Sqn, which crashed into the Chin Hills on its return from the unit's first special duties operation.  He is buried in Imphal War Cemetery

23-Jan

SCHMIDT, JOHN ALAN  (434671); age 20 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH278 'W' of No 358 Sqn, which disappeared over French Indo-China on its return from the unit's first special duties operation.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Jan

BUTT, VICTOR ARTHUR FREDERICK  (1800854); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH278 'W' of No 358 Sqn, which disappeared over French Indo-China on its return from the unit's first special duties operation.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Jan

EAMES, NOEL CHARLES  (1385263); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH278 'W' of No 358 Sqn, which disappeared over French Indo-China on its return from the unit's first special duties operation.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Jan

HUGHES, JOHN  (164129); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH278 'W' of No 358 Sqn, which disappeared over French Indo-China on its return from the unit's first special duties operation.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Jan

MAYHEW, STANLEY DOUGLAS  (63404); age 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH278 'W' of No 358 Sqn, which disappeared over French Indo-China on its return from the unit's first special duties operation.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Jan

MOORE, FRANK WILLIAM  (1699152); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH278 'W' of No 358 Sqn, which disappeared over French Indo-China on its return from the unit's first special duties operation.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Jan

PERRY, JOHN RICHARD  (1626796); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH278 'W' of No 358 Sqn, which disappeared over French Indo-China on its return from the unit's first special duties operation.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Jan

ROBERTS, WILLIAM GEORGE  (656237); age 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH278 'W' of No 358 Sqn, which disappeared over French Indo-China on its return from the unit's first special duties operation.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Jan

BLENKINSOP, EDWARD WEYMAN DFC (J/3467); age 24 RCAF

Sqn Ldr

He had been flying in Lancaster III, JA976 of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down on 28 Apr 1944 but managed to evade capture and joined the Belgian Resistance.  However, he and 70 others were eventually captured and he was sent to work as a forced labourer, he died in Belsen Concentration Camp from TB.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jan

WALLACE, IVAN JAMES VINCENT  (J/29904); age 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, RB333 'R' of No 438 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Geldern.  He is buried in Hellendoorn General Cemetery

23-Jan

BYERS, HAROLD  (J/13485); age 25 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, RB325 of No 440 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Dremmen.  He is buried in Nederweert War Cemetery

23-Jan

BOHEMIER, JOSEPH ELOI  (J/93491); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK585 of No 441 Sqn, which disappeared off Lerwick.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jan

TATE, GEORGE  (1433255); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, RM731 of No 610 Sqn, which he abandoned after being hit by flak during an attack on enemy MT, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

23-Jan

GIBBONS, THOMAS HENRY  (1717400); age 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2727 Sqn RAF Regiment when he killed when a V2 landed on the airfield at Stapleford Tawney destroying a lecture room.  He is buried in or was cremated at Islington Cemetery and Crematorium

23-Jan

REID, ALEXANDER  (1367913); age 34 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2839 Sqn RAF Regiment when he possibly killed when a V2 landed on the airfield at Stapleford Tawney destroying a lecture room.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Springbank) Cemetery

23-Jan

BARNES, JAMES FREDERICK  (1300434); age 34 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 2839 Sqn RAF Regiment when he was killed when a V2 landed on the airfield at Stapleford Tawney destroying a lecture room.  He is buried in Rushmere St Andrew Churchyard

23-Jan

BRACEGIRDLE, THOMAS  (1439780); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2839 Sqn RAF Regiment when he was killed when a V2 landed on the airfield at Stapleford Tawney destroying a lecture room.  He is buried in Ormskirk (SS Peter and Paul) Churchyard

23-Jan

BRODRIBB, ANTHONY JOHN  (1575865); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2839 Sqn RAF Regiment when he was killed when a V2 landed on the airfield at Stapleford Tawney destroying a lecture room.  He is buried in Ashby-de-la-Zouch Cemetery

23-Jan

CLIFFORD, HENRY KEATCH  (102320); age 40 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 2839 Sqn RAF Regiment when he was killed when a V2 landed on the airfield at Stapleford Tawney destroying a lecture room.  He is buried in North Weald Bassett (St Andrew) Churchyard

23-Jan

JONES, THOMAS  (1530699); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2839 Sqn RAF Regiment when he was killed when a V2 landed on the airfield at Stapleford Tawney destroying a lecture room.  He is buried in North Weald Bassett (St Andrew) Churchyard

23-Jan

McAULAY, ALBERT JAMES  (1554581); age 33 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2839 Sqn RAF Regiment when he was killed when a V2 landed on the airfield at Stapleford Tawney destroying a lecture room.  He is buried in North Weald Bassett (St Andrew) Churchyard

23-Jan

METHERELL, REGINALD WILLIAM  (3204104); age 19 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving with No 2839 Sqn RAF Regiment when he was killed when a V2 landed on the airfield at Stapleford Tawney destroying a lecture room.  He is buried in North Weald Bassett (St Andrew) Churchyard

23-Jan

PEARSON, JOHN DOUGLAS HENRY  (124675); age 27 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 2839 Sqn RAF Regiment when he was killed when a V2 landed on the airfield at Stapleford Tawney destroying a lecture room.  He is buried in North Weald Bassett (St Andrew) Churchyard

23-Jan

SADLER, KENNETH WILLIAM ROBSON  (928445); age 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2839 Sqn RAF Regiment when he was killed when a V2 landed on the airfield at Stapleford Tawney destroying a lecture room.  He is buried in North Weald Bassett (St Andrew) Churchyard

23-Jan

TURNER, ARTHUR JAMES  (1191253); age 25 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2839 Sqn RAF Regiment when he was killed when a V2 landed on the airfield at Stapleford Tawney destroying a lecture room.  He is buried in North Weald Bassett (St Andrew) Churchyard

23-Jan

BAYNES-COPE, BERYL  (2132541); age 20 WAAF

LACW

She was serving with No 2839 Sqn RAF Regiment when he was killed when a V2 landed on the airfield at Stapleford Tawney destroying a lecture room.  She is buried in North Weald Bassett (St Andrew) Churchyard

23-Jan

TURNER, JOAN EDNA  (2004630); age 21 WAAF

LACW

She was serving with No 2839 Sqn RAF Regiment when he was killed when a V2 landed on the airfield at Stapleford Tawney destroying a lecture room.  She is buried in North Weald Bassett (St Andrew) Churchyard

23-Jan

PENNELL, ROBERT WILLIAM  (949022); age 30 RAFVR

LAC

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 Haruku.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

23-Jan

McNEE, SAMUEL ROBERTSON  (950231); age 26 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving with No 153 MU when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Sandakan.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

23-Jan

FOZZARD, HAROLD  (998500); age 25 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 575 AMES 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

23-Jan

THOMAS, WILLIAM  (861962); age 37 RAF

Cpl

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

23-Jan

McSTAY, JAMES WARDEN  (1385244); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Expeditor II, HB271 of the Med/ME Comm Sqn, which disappeared on a flight between Rome and Brindisi whilst flying in icing conditions.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

23-Jan

COOK, JAMES HOWARD  (R/91527); age 47 RCAF

Cpl

He was serving with R Depot when he died from natural causes at Warrington.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

23-Jan

MORDAUNT, GUY MICHAEL  (535363); age 27 RAFVR

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 Bakewell.  He is buried in North Lopham Cemetery

23-Jan

McENANEY, JOHN  (1033873); 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 Durham E.  He is buried in Thornley Cemetery

23-Jan

PARKINSON, HAROLD  (327416); age 42 RAF

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 Durham S E.  He is buried in Stockton-on-Tees (Durham Road) Cemetery

23-Jan

YARDLEY, WILLIAM JOHN THOMAS DFC (175269); age 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

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

23-Jan

LEESON, STANLEY  (1832216); age 43 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 Weston.  He is buried in Bibury (St Mary) Church Cemetery

24-Jan

BAXTER, ERIC  (1095468); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, MF450 of No 14 Sqn, which flew into the sea off Lundy Island during a Leigh-light training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jan

CHRISTON, ERNEST  (1498161); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, MF450 of No 14 Sqn, which flew into the sea off Lundy Island during a Leigh-light training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jan

LEWIS, LEONARD MALDWYN  (1653266); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, MF450 of No 14 Sqn, which flew into the sea off Lundy Island during a Leigh-light training exercise.  He is buried in Machynlleth Nonconformist Cemetery

24-Jan

ROWLAND, JAMES MICHAEL JOSEPH  (182793); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, MF450 of No 14 Sqn, which flew into the sea off Lundy Island during a Leigh-light training exercise.  He is buried in Kensal Green (St Mary's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

24-Jan

TAYLOR, ROYSTON JOHN  (1600745); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, MF450 of No 14 Sqn, which flew into the sea off Lundy Island during a Leigh-light training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jan

RITCHIE, JAMES MURRAY SMITH  (656758); age 26 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 36 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jan

BECKER, WALTER GEORGE EDWARD  (62695); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 36 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jan

HASTINGS, HARRY EDWIN  (189139); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 36 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jan

LARGE, HENRY THOMAS  (1384700); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was serving with No 36 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jan

THORNTON, JAMES DENNIS  (1317255); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 36 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jan

WALTON, STANLEY  (125847); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 36 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jan

CARTWRIGHT, WILLIAM ERNEST  (841596); age 34 RAF

LAC

He was serving with No 116 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Dartford.  He is buried in Bexley Heath Cemetery

24-Jan

NEWELL, BENJAMIN BUTLER  (902459); age 28 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving with No 211 Sqn, when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Pangkalan Bali in Sumatra.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

24-Jan

CASSON, JOHN HUBERT  (1532206); age Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 244 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Basra War Cemetery

24-Jan

LUNN, JOHN DAVIS  (416864); age 23 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, PD464 'V' of No 257 Sqn, which blew up after being hit by flak following an attack on a railway bridge at Utrecht.  He is buried in Vuren General Cemetery

24-Jan

ROBERTS, DOUGLAS MORTON  (1303240); age 37 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 2839 when he died from injuries sustained when a V2 landed on the airfield at Stapleford Tawney destroying a lecture room.  He was cremated at Sheffield Crematorium

24-Jan

ROGERS, ARTHUR HENRY  (1157609); age 25 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2839 when he died from injuries sustained when a V2 landed on the airfield at Stapleford Tawney destroying a lecture room.  He is buried in Crockenhill (All Souls) Church Cemetery

24-Jan

LESTER, GEORGE THOMAS  (865023); age 43 RAF

LAC

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

24-Jan

CLOUTIER, JOSEPH EDWARD ROLAND  (R/148309); age 23 RCAF

LAC

He was serving with No 52 MFH and was drowned when the vehicle he was in went into a canal near Allst in Holland.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

24-Jan

DEATH, LESLIE JAMES  (1471021); 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 Westminster.  He is buried in Hawstead (All Saints) Churchyard

24-Jan

DIBBEN, ARTHUR CLEAVE  (31055); age 49 RAF

Wg Cdr

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 Weston super Mare.  He is buried in Uphill (St Nicholas Old Church) Churchyard

25-Jan

MACKENZIE, ROY  (1393402); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt II, HD281 of No 134 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Akyab after bursting into flames in the air.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-Jan

BIRD, JOHN  (152566); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, SZ959 of No 248 Sqn, which collided with RF581 near Banff.  He is buried in Barnsley Cemetery

25-Jan

CRIMP, DAREL SPOFFORD LYDSTON  (103006); age 32 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, SZ959 of No 248 Sqn, which collided with RF581 near Banff.  He is buried in Banff Cemetery, Banffshire

25-Jan

JOHN, HUW EVANS  (1085615); age 23 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving with No 656 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

25-Jan

McCAULEY, RONALD JAMES  (1642931); age 24 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving with No 656 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

25-Jan

WRIGHT, ERIC  (943712); age 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 2839 when he possibly died from injuries sustained when a V2 landed on the airfield at Stapleford Tawney destroying a lecture room.  He is buried in Audley (St James) Churchyard

25-Jan

HERRIES, DAVID  (1570849); age 20 RAFVR

AC2

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

25-Jan

LUMLEY, CHARLES EDWARD  (179802); age 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

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

25-Jan

KANNO BADAL  (3398); age Unknown IL

Sgt

He was serving with IL at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Habbaniya Memorial

25-Jan

JAMES, HYDE OWEN  (995708); age 40 RAFVR

AC1

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

25-Jan

BURGESS, HERBERT THOMAS  (1654554); age 33 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 Essex S W.  He is buried in Brighton City Cemetery (Bear Road)

25-Jan

ASTON, EDWARD  (1518332); age 44 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving at RAF Shawbury at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained, but possibly occurred in the RAF Hospital at Cosford, his death being registered in Wenlock.  He is buried in Bradford (Scholemoor) Cemetery.

26-Jan

REDFERN, THOMAS WILLIAM  (121366); age 29 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, MV546 VY-P of No 85 Sqn, which dived into the ground and exploded near Oulton whilst attempting to regain Swannington in worsening weather conditions during a night training flight.  He is buried in Holywell Cemetery, Flintshire

26-Jan

WITT, ARTHUR FREDERICK  (161762); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, MV546 VY-P of No 85 Sqn, which dived into the ground and exploded near Oulton whilst attempting to regain Swannington in worsening weather conditions during a night training flight.  He is buried in East Finchley Cemetery and St Marylebone Crematorium

26-Jan

MASON, HENRY OSCAR  (432241); age 31 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP281 of No 148 Sqn, which flew into a mountain in snow and fog having carried out a supply drop in Yugoslavia.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

26-Jan

BURNS, DENIS PATRICK  (1595867); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP281 of No 148 Sqn, which flew into a mountain in snow and fog having carried out a supply drop in Yugoslavia.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

26-Jan

DIFFEY, GORDON  (1595347); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP281 of No 148 Sqn, which flew into a mountain in snow and fog having carried out a supply drop in Yugoslavia.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

26-Jan

HOLMES, JOHN WARDMAN  (2210805); age 36 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP281 of No 148 Sqn, which flew into a mountain in snow and fog having carried out a supply drop in Yugoslavia.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

26-Jan

HOWARTH, RAYMOND  (154540); age 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP281 of No 148 Sqn, which flew into a mountain in snow and fog having carried out a supply drop in Yugoslavia.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

26-Jan

STRANG, GEORGE BARRIE  (114750); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP281 of No 148 Sqn, which flew into a mountain in snow and fog having carried out a supply drop in Yugoslavia.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

26-Jan

WILSON, WALTER HAROLD  (162047); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP281 of No 148 Sqn, which flew into a mountain in snow and fog having carried out a supply drop in Yugoslavia.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

26-Jan

HORSFALL, HARRY EDMUND  (415321); age 26 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP281 of No 148 Sqn, which flew into a mountain in snow and fog having carried out a supply drop in Yugoslavia.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

26-Jan

HUNDLEY, ALFRED  (536990); age 30 RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW142 'D' of No 178 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie ('Toffee') to partisans.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

26-Jan

BAXTER, JOHN  (184137); age 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW142 'D' of No 178 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie ('Toffee') to partisans.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

26-Jan

JOB, BERT  (173281); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW142 'D' of No 178 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie ('Toffee') to partisans.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

26-Jan

NICHOLLS, ASHLEY HARRAD  (171800); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW142 'D' of No 178 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie ('Toffee') to partisans.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

26-Jan

TIRAN, PHILIP VIGORS  (778011); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW142 'D' of No 178 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie ('Toffee') to partisans.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

26-Jan

TRUMAN, FRANK  (1399675); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW142 'D' of No 178 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie ('Toffee') to partisans.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

26-Jan

WALKER, THOMAS CHARLES  (1851407); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW142 'D' of No 178 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie ('Toffee') to partisans.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

26-Jan

O'KEEFFE, ARTHUR JAMES HENRY  (913831); age 26 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving with No 205 Sqn, when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Labuan.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

26-Jan

HEARNDON, ARTHUR WILLIAM  (1318425); age 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FB312 of No 213 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie to Perkovic in Yugoslavia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

26-Jan

SAKSIDA, LJUBOMIR  (791313); age Unknown RAFVR

AC1

He was serving with No 352 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kantara War Memorial Cemetery

26-Jan

CLEMENTS, ALFRED ALBERT  (1801772); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW794 'T' of No 500 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Argenta.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery.

26-Jan

HIBBINS, RONALD GEORGE  (1803296); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW794 'T' of No 500 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Argenta.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery.

26-Jan

LAPWORTH, ROBERT EDWARD  (1582180); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW794 'T' of No 500 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Argenta.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery.

26-Jan

TIPPER, JOHN CHARLES  (1805221); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW794 'T' of No 500 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Argenta.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery.

26-Jan

GARFORTH, NORMAN  (138682); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA574 LK-D of No 578 Sqn, which crashed close to West Haddlesey near Selby as the result of the wing breaking off following an engine fire on its return from a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Halifax (All Saints) Churchyard

26-Jan

HORTON, REGINALD JOHN  (1853371); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA574 LK-D of No 578 Sqn, which crashed close to West Haddlesey near Selby as the result of the wing breaking off following an engine fire on its return from a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Reading Cemetery

26-Jan

HOUSE, TERENCE CORNELIUS  (1424247); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA574 LK-D of No 578 Sqn, which crashed close to West Haddlesey near Selby as the result of the wing breaking off following an engine fire on its return from a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Barry (Merthyr Dyfan) Burial Ground

26-Jan

SWEET, JOHN VEMPLEY  (930413); age 35 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA574 LK-D of No 578 Sqn, which crashed close to West Haddlesey near Selby as the result of the wing breaking off following an engine fire on its return from a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Warriston) Cemetery

26-Jan

JOHNS, IRVINE LAWRENCE  (R/182696); age 28 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA574 LK-D of No 578 Sqn, which crashed close to West Haddlesey near Selby as the result of the wing breaking off following an engine fire on its return from a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

26-Jan

ROBERTSON, JAMES DONALD  (1790028); age Unknown RAFVR

AC1

At the moment neither his unit nor his cause of death has yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery

26-Jan

BURGESS, GEORGE HENRY FREDERICK  (153882); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV361 of RAF Nicosia, which dived into the ground and burst into flames on an overshoot at Nicosia.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery.

26-Jan

WINDER, HENRY  (181113); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV361 of RAF Nicosia, which dived into the ground and burst into flames on an overshoot at Nicosia.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery.

26-Jan

SKELLY, BERNARD JAMES  (418189); age 26 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AR320 of No 1 AGS, which crashed near Tenby during a cine-gun exercise.  He is buried in Pembrey (St Illtyd) Churchyard

26-Jan

STEPHENSON, JAMES WILLIAM  (3023405); age 19 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving with Draft 280 at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Maala Cemetery

26-Jan

STEWART, DUDLEY GEORGE  (724463); age Unknown RAFVR

AC2

He was serving at RAF Kingston, Jamaica at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kingston (Up Park Camp) Military Cemetery

26-Jan

TRUDGILL, RONALD  (1335257); age 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV361 of RAF Nicosia, which dived into the ground and burst into flames on an overshoot at Nicosia.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery

26-Jan

BARRETT, JOYCE ROSEMARY  (2141277); age 20 WAAF

ACW1

She was serving in the UK at the time of her death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Romford.  She is buried in Hornchurch Cemetery

26-Jan

PARKES, HERBERT SIDNEY  (331446); age 44 RAF

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 Stourbridge.  He is buried in Stourbridge Cemetery

27-Jan

THOMPSON, HAROLD HOPE  (531337); age 31 RAF

AC1

He was serving with No 38 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

27-Jan

COE, GORDON ROY  (1219483); age 23 RAFVR

WO

He was serving with No 107 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

27-Jan

TAYLOR, WILFRED FRANCES  (1238486); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 107 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

27-Jan

CRYSTAL, AUBREY SAMUEL  (1546278); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, ND181 of No 108 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Maleme airfield.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

27-Jan

ROBINSON, EDWARD FRANCIS JOHN  (150414); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, ND181 of No 108 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Maleme airfield.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

27-Jan

FREEMAN, PERCY  (568654); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk IV, FT949 of No 250 Sqn, which was ditched off Ravenna following an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

27-Jan

HANNAH, HAROLD ALLAN  (J/28186); age 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He died from wounds sustained on 2/3 Nov 1944 whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB314 of No 405 Sqn, which was hit by flak near Krefeld on its return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  The aircraft eventually made an emergency landing at Debden.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

27-Jan

FORSYTH, CHARLES WILLIAM  (188585); age 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was serving with No 1303 (Met) Flt at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

27-Jan

CUSACK, WILLIAM HAROLD LEONARD  (1206059); age 24 RAFVR

WO

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

27-Jan

KNOWLER, ARCHIE GERRARD  (1608464); age 28 RAFVR

AC2

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Oxford, R6188 or Oxford, V3320 of No 23 SFTS, which collided with each other near Heany.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery

27-Jan

NELSON, DAVID LACHLAN  (1577335); age 23 RAFVR

AC1

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Oxford, R6188 or Oxford, V3320 of No 23 SFTS, which collided with each other near Heany.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery

27-Jan

WARD, MARION BETTY EILEEN  (2018225); age 22 WAAF

ACW2

She was serving in the UK and died from tubercular meningitis at Peel Hospital, Galashiels.  She is buried in Weymouth Cemetery.

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