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Casualties - 28 - 31 January 1945


28-Jan

WHITBY, WILFRED LLEWELLYN  (53260); age 30 RAF

Fg Off

He was serving with No 70 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

28-Jan

DUNCAN, GEORGE ROBERT PEEBLES  (157337); age 31 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IX, ML923 GB-Z of No 105 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

28-Jan

McHARDY, GEORGE LOWSON SMITH  (138688); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IX, ML923 GB-Z of No 105 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

28-Jan

COLES, JAMES  (1684124); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB638 P4-O of No 153 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

28-Jan

DORMER, JOHN FRANCIS  (1603839); age 29 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB638 P4-O of No 153 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

28-Jan

FERGUSON, HAROLD  (989177); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB638 P4-O of No 153 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

28-Jan

FLETCHER, EDWARD WALTER  (1549302); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB638 P4-O of No 153 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

28-Jan

JENKINSON, PETER RAEBURN  (1826262); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB638 P4-O of No 153 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

28-Jan

JONES, OWEN MEREDITH CLEMENT  (176235); age 32 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB638 P4-O of No 153 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

28-Jan

MILBURN, JOHN WILSON  (1567899); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB638 P4-O of No 153 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

28-Jan

BARRADELL, EDWARD BERTRAM  (851307); age 32 AuxAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD296 HA-B of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down near Bergisch-Gladbach during a raid against the Gremberg marshalling yard at Cologne.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

28-Jan

ALLEN, DONALD CHARLES  (1399040); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD296 HA-B of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down near Bergisch-Gladbach during a raid against the Gremberg marshalling yard at Cologne.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

28-Jan

EVERS, GILBERT DAVEY  (190482); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD296 HA-B of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down near Bergisch-Gladbach during a raid against the Gremberg marshalling yard at Cologne.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

28-Jan

FRANCIS, ERNEST NOEL JAMES  (1880497); age 40 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD296 HA-B of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down near Bergisch-Gladbach during a raid against the Gremberg marshalling yard at Cologne.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

28-Jan

HOLLAND, ERIC  (1111958); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD296 HA-B of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down near Bergisch-Gladbach during a raid against the Gremberg marshalling yard at Cologne.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

28-Jan

MORRIS, ANTHONY  (1801769); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD296 HA-B of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down near Bergisch-Gladbach during a raid against the Gremberg marshalling yard at Cologne.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

28-Jan

TOWNS, JOHN  (1361335); age 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD296 HA-B of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down near Bergisch-Gladbach during a raid against the Gremberg marshalling yard at Cologne.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

28-Jan

CYMBALA, Kazimierz (P.706584); age 25 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB846 BH-K of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Berneek during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

28-Jan

PASZKOWSKI, Romuald Andrzej (P.2377); age 30 PAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB846 BH-K of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Berneek during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

28-Jan

ZAREBSKI, Zbigniew Edward (P.0845); age 30 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB846 BH-K of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Berneek during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

28-Jan

KOOY, CORNELIS  (1814967); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, RK840 'M' of No 322 Sqn, which was destroyed by the blast of the bomb dropped by the aircraft ahead of it.  He is buried in Rhenen (Grebbeberg) Netherlands Field of Honour

28-Jan

McCABREY, WILLIAM  (1057952); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB650 LQ-U of No 405 Sqn, which came down near Deufringen during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

28-Jan

CUMMER, FRANKLIN HOWARD  (J/29601); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB650 LQ-U of No 405 Sqn, which came down near Deufringen during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

28-Jan

RAE, JOHN MACCAULEY  (R/221847); age 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB650 LQ-U of No 405 Sqn, which came down near Deufringen during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

28-Jan

SAVAGE, EDWIN ROBERT  (R/193951); age 24 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB650 LQ-U of No 405 Sqn, which came down near Deufringen during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

28-Jan

SMITH, GERALD ALBERT  (J/95487); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB650 LQ-U of No 405 Sqn, which came down near Deufringen during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

28-Jan

TURNER, WALTER BRIAN  (J/38394); age Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB650 LQ-U of No 405 Sqn, which came down near Deufringen during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

28-Jan

TONGUE, LESLIE  (2221300); age 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW164 QB-C of No 424 Sqn, which crashed and exploded after swinging on take off from Skipton-on-Swale en-route to a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

28-Jan

CHATFIELD, RUSSELL EDMUND  (J/94103); age 32 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW164 QB-C of No 424 Sqn, which crashed and exploded after swinging on take off from Skipton-on-Swale en-route to a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

28-Jan

DOYLE, GORDON JAMES  (J/94756); age 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW164 QB-C of No 424 Sqn, which crashed and exploded after swinging on take off from Skipton-on-Swale en-route to a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

28-Jan

FLEMING, WALLACE  (J/18971); age 30 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW164 QB-C of No 424 Sqn, which crashed and exploded after swinging on take off from Skipton-on-Swale en-route to a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

28-Jan

NICOLLS, ROBERT JAMES  (J/94159); age 28 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW164 QB-C of No 424 Sqn, which crashed and exploded after swinging on take off from Skipton-on-Swale en-route to a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

28-Jan

WILLIAMS, EDWIN MOUNTFORD  (C/988); age 28 RCAF

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW164 QB-C of No 424 Sqn, which crashed and exploded after swinging on take off from Skipton-on-Swale en-route to a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

28-Jan

EVANS, ALLAN LLEWELLYN  (J/58788); age 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP768 OW-Q of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

28-Jan

HYDE, PHILIP  (J/19131); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP768 OW-Q of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

28-Jan

RUNDLE, SIDNEY GORDON  (J/93851); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP768 OW-Q of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

28-Jan

CARTER, JOHN HUNTER  (R/188387); age 22 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB763 NA-S of No 428 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Stockton on Tees as it emerged from cloud during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

28-Jan

CLARK, HAROLD LUTHER  (J/90197); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB763 NA-S of No 428 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Stockton on Tees as it emerged from cloud during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

28-Jan

FILIPCHUK, SIDNEY  (R/220117); age 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB763 NA-S of No 428 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Stockton on Tees as it emerged from cloud during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

28-Jan

ROSS, JOHN WILLIAM  (R/197407); age 19 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB763 NA-S of No 428 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Stockton on Tees as it emerged from cloud during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

28-Jan

MORRIS, PETER HENRY  (3000365); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB763 NA-S of No 428 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Stockton on Tees as it emerged from cloud during a training flight.  He is buried in Bromley (Plaistow) Cemetery

28-Jan

GULLICK, REGINALD WILLIAM  (1895420); age 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB770 NA-D of No 428 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

28-Jan

BLADES, JOHN WILFRED  (J/35935); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB770 NA-D of No 428 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

28-Jan

JOLICOEUR, FERNAND LEO  (J/95345); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB770 NA-D of No 428 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

28-Jan

KAY, HARRY LESLIE  (C/888); age 32 RCAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB770 NA-D of No 428 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart, it was his first operation as a flight commander.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

28-Jan

LINEY, GERALD JOSEPH  (J/40040); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB770 NA-D of No 428 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

28-Jan

BIRT, PETER NORHAM  (427892); age 20 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND970 AR-S of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

28-Jan

O'HARA, DOUGLAS GLEN  (433473); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND970 AR-S of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

28-Jan

WILSON, SIDNEY GORDON  (433749); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND970 AR-S of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

28-Jan

STUCHBERY, LLOYD ROBERT  (412761); age 26 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE538 'E' of No 489 Sqn, which crashed into the sea near Skinevik in Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Jan

HEFFERNAN, NEVILLE ALEXANDER  (423669); age 23 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE779 'A' of No 489 Sqn, which exploded after hitting a rock of the coast whilst still carrying its torpedo near the island of Foeuroy.  He is buried in Bergen (Mollendal) Church Cemetery

28-Jan

LESLIE, RAYMOND WILLIAM GIBSON  (415702); age 24 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE779 'A' of No 489 Sqn, which exploded after hitting a rock of the coast whilst still carrying its torpedo near the island of Foeuroy.  He is buried in Bergen (Mollendal) Church Cemetery

28-Jan

MILLARD, WILLIAM EDWARD  (1475234); age 40 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the Far East (unit unknown) when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity, probably whilst being held in a camp at Sandakan.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

28-Jan

BREEZE, REGINALD ARTHUR  (54089); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire IX, PL324 of No 151 RU(A), which was involved in a flying accident, but the aircraft was later repaired.  He is buried in Calais Southern Cemetery

28-Jan

RICHARDSON, JACK McPHERSON  (416787); age 28 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XX, KB157 of No 16 OTU, which spun into the ground on take off following an engine failure.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

28-Jan

BUTCHER, LEONARD ARTHUR DFC (132607); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XX, KB157 of No 16 OTU, which spun into the ground on take off following an engine failure.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (Byker and Heaton) Cemetery

28-Jan

BOWMAN, EDWARD MAX  (R/64172); age 27 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LL576 of No 1664 HCU, which crashed near Pateley Bridge whilst trying to regain base at Dishforth following an engine failure during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

28-Jan

GOVE, KEITH INNES  (R/203035); age 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LL576 of No 1664 HCU, which crashed near Pateley Bridge whilst trying to regain base at Dishforth following an engine failure during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

28-Jan

STEVENS, MAURICE FREDERICK  (J/41771); age 34 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LL576 of No 1664 HCU, which crashed near Pateley Bridge whilst trying to regain base at Dishforth following an engine failure during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

28-Jan

WATTS, WILLIAM CHARLES  (R/223796); age 19 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LL576 of No 1664 HCU, which crashed near Pateley Bridge whilst trying to regain base at Dishforth following an engine failure during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

28-Jan

LOCKE, IVOR NORMAN  (66673); age Unknown RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was serving with No 307 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

28-Jan

SAXBY, DOREEN ELIZABETH  (489791); age 21 WAAF

ACW1

She was serving at BHQ Colombo at the time of her death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  She is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

28-Jan

EASEY, WILLIAM STANLEY  (1259813); age 31 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 Battle.  He is buried in Turner's Hill (St Leonard) Churchyard

28-Jan

POLLOCK, SAMUEL  (1604794); age 30 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 Bridgend.  He is buried in Kilbowie Cemetery

28-Jan

WHITE, JOHN WILLIAM  (1004581); age 39 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 Doncaster.  He is buried in Doncaster (Rose Hill) Cemetery

28-Jan

ALCOTT, WILLIAM ARTHUR  (1357894); age 40 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 Essex S W.  He is buried in or was cremated at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

28-Jan

JEFFERY, JOHN HENRY  (1276256); age 34 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Wycombe.  He is buried in Marlow Cemetery

29-Jan

FENNER, RAYMOND CHARLES  (3000547); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ794 MH-T of No 51 Sqn, when it was attacked by two Bf 109s during a raid on Stuttgart, the aircraft eventually landed on a USAAF airstrip in France.  He is buried in Villeneuve-St Georges Old Communal Cemetery

29-Jan

STRACHAN, IAN DOUGLAS STUART  (40326); age 27 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FB356 of No 65 Sqn, which was lost during an escort sortie of the Norwegian coast after encountering heavy rain and snow.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Jan

BREAKS, RAYMOND  (2202497); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB186 GT-A of No 156 Sqn, which crashed at Vaihingen during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

29-Jan

HIBBERT, NOWELL PERCY  (151844); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB186 GT-A of No 156 Sqn, which crashed at Vaihingen during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

29-Jan

SHAW, JOSEPH GEORGE  (1802925); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB186 GT-A of No 156 Sqn, which crashed at Vaihingen during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

29-Jan

WOOD, JAMES RAYMOND  (1604157); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB186 GT-A of No 156 Sqn, which crashed at Vaihingen during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

29-Jan

FREEMAN, JAMES HAROLD  (J/85875); age 26 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB186 GT-A of No 156 Sqn, which crashed at Vaihingen during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

29-Jan

KAVIZA, JOSEPH FRANK  (J/95377); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB186 GT-A of No 156 Sqn, which crashed at Vaihingen during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

29-Jan

WATSON, DAVID  (J/35230); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB186 GT-A of No 156 Sqn, which crashed at Vaihingen during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

29-Jan

HENDERSON, ROBERT WELCH DFC (128431); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Spitfire IX, PT642 or PT662 of No 241 Sqn, which was abandoned near Cesenatico after getting into a spin, but did not survive/was abandoned near Cesenatico but did not survive.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

29-Jan

CHANDLER, THOMAS HERBERT  (1594677); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP743 EQ-K of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

29-Jan

BAILY, NORMAN GODWIN  (J/35708); age 31 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP743 EQ-K of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

29-Jan

HENRY, FRANK  (J/95274); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP743 EQ-K of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

29-Jan

HOUSE, BROOKS EARL  (J/95275); age Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP743 EQ-K of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

29-Jan

JOHNSTON, CRAWFORD LEE  (C/89128); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP743 EQ-K of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

29-Jan

MORTLEY, JACK CLARENCE  (J/89791); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP743 EQ-K of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

29-Jan

O'BRIEN, JOHN ANTHONY  (J/29718); age 29 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP743 EQ-K of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

29-Jan

MYERSON, PHILIP  (432398); age 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP746 EQ-E of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

29-Jan

COLLINSON, LESLIE JOHN  (C/95228); age 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP746 EQ-E of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

29-Jan

LITTLE, THOMAS BRUCE  (J/40372); age 33 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP746 EQ-E of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

29-Jan

QUINN, THOMAS PHILLIP  (J/93944); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP746 EQ-E of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

29-Jan

SIEWERT, ROBERT LLOYD  (J/93945); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP746 EQ-E of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

29-Jan

WALLIS, RICHARD MACMILLAN  (J/28593); age 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP746 EQ-E of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

29-Jan

PEARSON, ARTHUR VERNON  (130854); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire XI, PL991 of No 683 Sqn, which failed to return from a photo recce sortie to Trieste.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

29-Jan

RAMSAY, JAMES OWEN  (1050595); age 35 RAFVR

LAC

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

29-Jan

BAILEY, ROY CHARLES  (1877588); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND958 of No 3 LFS, which spun into the ground near Barnham whilst flying in poor weather condition having failed to receive a recall instruction shortly after take-off.  He is buried in Bradwell (St Nicholas) Churchyard

29-Jan

COOK, LESLIE FREDERICK  (1891492); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND958 of No 3 LFS, which spun into the ground near Barnham whilst flying in poor weather condition having failed to receive a recall instruction shortly after take-off.  He is buried in Willesden New Cemetery

29-Jan

CRITTENDEN, ARTHUR JOHN  (2235590); age 37 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND958 of No 3 LFS, which spun into the ground near Barnham whilst flying in poor weather condition having failed to receive a recall instruction shortly after take-off.  He is buried in or was cremated at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

29-Jan

JACKSON, WILLIAM RALSTON  (1827115); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND958 of No 3 LFS, which spun into the ground near Barnham whilst flying in poor weather condition having failed to receive a recall instruction shortly after take-off.  He is buried in Renfrew (Arkleston) Cemetery

29-Jan

SMART, ERIC GEORGE WASON  (1587792); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND958 of No 3 LFS, which spun into the ground near Barnham whilst flying in poor weather condition having failed to receive a recall instruction shortly after take-off.  He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery

29-Jan

LLOYD, THOMAS DONALD  (414547); age 29 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND958 of No 3 LFS, which spun into the ground near Barnham whilst flying in poor weather condition having failed to receive a recall instruction shortly after take-off.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

29-Jan

ROBINSON, ROBERT BRUCE  (429205); age 33 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND958 of No 3 LFS, which spun into the ground near Barnham whilst flying in poor weather condition having failed to receive a recall instruction shortly after take-off.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

29-Jan

MARTIN, JASPER  (1595881); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM308 of No 5 LFS, which crashed near Hoveringham in Nottinghamshire whilst attempting to land at Syerston at the end of a night training flight.  He is buried in Castleford (Whitwood) Cemetery

29-Jan

MERCER, ALBERT  (2218573); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM308 of No 5 LFS, which crashed near Hoveringham in Nottinghamshire whilst attempting to land at Syerston at the end of a night training flight.  He is buried in Southport (Duke Street) Cemetery

29-Jan

EMERSON, JOHN ALEXANDER  (R/189328); age 30 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM308 of No 5 LFS, which crashed near Hoveringham in Nottinghamshire whilst attempting to land at Syerston at the end of a night training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

29-Jan

FITZGIBBON, JOSEPH FRANCIS  (R/264756); age 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM308 of No 5 LFS, which crashed near Hoveringham in Nottinghamshire whilst attempting to land at Syerston at the end of a night training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

29-Jan

MacKENZIE, HUGH MUNRO  (R/203166); age 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM308 of No 5 LFS, which crashed near Hoveringham in Nottinghamshire whilst attempting to land at Syerston at the end of a night training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

29-Jan

RATHBONE, RICHARD BARLOW  (R/168095); age 28 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM308 of No 5 LFS, which crashed near Hoveringham in Nottinghamshire whilst attempting to land at Syerston at the end of a night training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

29-Jan

REID, JOHN HENRY  (R/190328); age 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM308 of No 5 LFS, which crashed near Hoveringham in Nottinghamshire whilst attempting to land at Syerston at the end of a night training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

29-Jan

PRZYBYLSKI, Roman Felicjan (P.2323); age 24 PAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ775  of No 51 OTU, which crashed on Weston Favell, Northampton after bursting into flames during a training flight.  He is buried in Lancaster (Skerton) Cemetery.

29-Jan

GORDON, JOHN BROWN  (2215657); age 21 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving with No 66 AS at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Cape Town (Maitland) Cemetery

29-Jan

TAYLOR, MAURICE ALBERT  (1620769); age 42 RAFVR

LAC

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Anson XI, NL128 of No 84 Grp Comm Sqn, which flew into the ground at Northolt whilst in the circuit.  He is buried in Northwood Cemetery

29-Jan

TILSTON, KENNETH FRANK  (1503925); age 21 RAFVR

WO

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Anson XI, NL128 of No 84 Grp Comm Sqn, which flew into the ground at Northolt whilst in the circuit.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery

29-Jan

HOLMES, EARL LAMBERT  (630013); age 26 RAF

Sgt

He was serving at Base HQ Colombo at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

29-Jan

CRANE, ALFRED JOHN VAUGHAN  (1809343); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Hurricane, BN877 of No 3 RFU, which spun into ground during aerobatic practice near Shikrapur.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery.

29-Jan

LANCASTER, PERCY  (1660455); age 42 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 Bucklow.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery

29-Jan

RICHINGS, ERNEST GEORGE  (225993); age 65 RAF

Cpl

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

29-Jan

LEE, GEORGE  (1183665); age 28 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 Dudley.  He is buried in Tipton Cemetery

29-Jan

TURNER, DONALD NEIL  (1485000); age 21 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 Stoke-on-Trent (Hartshill) Cemetery

29-Jan

HOWARD, MALCOLM JONES  (183223); age 19 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 Merthyr Tydfil.  He is buried in Merthyr Tydfil (Aberfan Bryntaf) Cemetery

29-Jan

LOCKE, GEORGE WILLIAM  (190910); age 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Anson XI, NL128 of No 84 Grp Comm Sqn, which flew into the ground at Northolt whilst in the circuit.  He is buried in Leytonstone (St Patrick's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

29-Jan

WEETMAN, THOMAS  (1101692); age 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Anson XI, NL128 of No 84 Grp Comm Sqn, which flew into the ground at Northolt whilst in the circuit.  He is buried in Bowdon (St Mary) Churchyard.

29-Jan

FAULKS, HERBERT HENRY  (1231719); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in West Cheshire.  He is buried in Wrexham Cemetery

30-Jan

BRETTELL, DAVID GRAHAM MACDUFF  (700926); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk IV, FX709 of No 250 Sqn, which was shot down near Padova by flak.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

30-Jan

LAKE, WILLIAM WARREN  (49563); age Unknown RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVB, JX367 'G2' of No 262 Sqn, which crashed on Lake Umzingazi during a night flying practice.  He is buried in Durban (Stellawood) Cemetery

30-Jan

HONEY, HENRY NATHANIEL  (102102V); age 29 SAAF

Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVB, JX367 'G2' of No 262 Sqn, which crashed on Lake Umzingazi during a night flying practice.  He is buried in Brakpan Cemetery

30-Jan

ADAMS, EDMUND ARTHUR  (411093); age 28 RAAF

Fg Off

He was serving with No 450 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

30-Jan

SLAUGHTER, JOHN WILLIAM  (1850953); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW830 of No 15 SAAF, which ditched in the sea off Bellaria.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

30-Jan

CLARKE, JACK ALBERT  (190045); age 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson II, 7399 of No 19 SFTS, which crashed about 11 miles from Carmangay in Alberta.  He is buried in Vulcan Cemetery

30-Jan

MAYS, BERNARD DENNANT  (1625875); age 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson II, 7399 of No 19 SFTS, which crashed about 11 miles from Carmangay in Alberta.  He is buried in Vulcan Cemetery

30-Jan

OGDEN, JOHN DUNCAN  (2201720); age 19 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard IIA, 7138 (ex EX248) of No 22 AS, which crashed after hitting a windmill whilst low flying.  He is buried in Vereeniging Old Town Cemetery

30-Jan

ROADS, GEORGE HERBERT  (1608163); age 20 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard IIA, 7320 (ex EX687) of No 22 AS, which collided with 7073 at Rietkuil.  He is buried in Vereeniging Old Town Cemetery

30-Jan

KEALEY, MICHAEL  (55568); age 23 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard IIA, 7324 (ex EX735) of No 25 AS, which crashed during low level aerobatics at Reitkuil.  He is buried in Standerton Cemetery

30-Jan

SWALLOW, OWEN WILLIAM  (1312615); age 31 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 3205 SCU and drowned when he accidentally fell into a river at Akyab.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

30-Jan

SMALL, JOHN ROGER COLSTON  (1860999); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt II, KL205 of No 73 OTU, which failed to recover from a dive in formation and crashed near Fayid.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery.

30-Jan

WARREN, WILLIAM ERNEST  (1625302); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt II, FL802 of No 73 OTU, which failed to recover from a dive in formation and crashed near Fayid.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery.

30-Jan

WELLS, RICHARD ALLEN  (772211); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt II, FL785 of No 73 OTU, which failed to recover from a dive in formation and crashed near Fayid.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery.

30-Jan

BRACKSTONE, ETHEL BLANCHE TERESA  (422825); age 22 WAAF

Cpl

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 Christchurch.  She is buried in Poole (Branksome) Cemetery

30-Jan

SHORE, LESLIE ALBERT  (1156770); age 36 RAFVR

Cpl

He had possibly been invalided out of the RAF and was working as a painter and decorator when he died in Law Junction Hospital, Carluke from myeloid leukaemia and terminal pneumonia.  He is buried in Leicester (Saffron Hill) Cemetery.

30-Jan

SHEPHERD, DEREK VIVIAN  (611683); age 24 RAF

Cpl

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Wirral.  He is buried in Herne Bay Cemetery

31-Jan

BUNN, EDWARD BERNARD  (127282); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ495 'S' of No 13 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on marshalling yards at Vigodarzese.  He is buried in Udine War Cemetery.

31-Jan

CROSS, HAROLD JOSEPH  (122940); age 27 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ495 'S' of No 13 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on marshalling yards at Vigodarzese.  He is buried in Udine War Cemetery.

31-Jan

EBBLEWHITE, GORDON  (149499); age 33 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ495 'S' of No 13 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on marshalling yards at Vigodarzese.  He is buried in Udine War Cemetery.

31-Jan

FORD, PATRICK  (1005414); age 32 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ495 'S' of No 13 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on marshalling yards at Vigodarzese.  He is buried in Udine War Cemetery.

31-Jan

CONNON, ROBERT  (185789); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, PV123 of No 72 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near the River Adige.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

31-Jan

BRABY, RICHARD SAMUEL  (1388246); age 21 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Vengence III, FB996 of No 110 Sqn, which crashed in the circuit in Risalpur following an engine failure.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

31-Jan

WILLIAMS, ARTHUR ROLAND  (421484); age 34 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ938 of No 159 Sqn, which failed to return from a special duties operation.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

31-Jan

ADAMS, LESLIE  (1592986); age 35 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ938 of No 159 Sqn, which failed to return from a special duties operation.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

31-Jan

LOWERY, WILLIAM JAMES JOHN  (156576); age 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ938 of No 159 Sqn, which failed to return from a special duties operation.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

31-Jan

JOHNSON, RICHARD KENNETH HOWARD DFC (102084); age 25 RAFVR

Wg Cdr

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV570 of No 272 Sqn, which dived into the sea whilst recovering from a dive during a RP practice.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

31-Jan

ROE, HAROLD  (187509); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV570 of No 272 Sqn, which dived into the sea whilst recovering from a dive during a RP practice.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

31-Jan

SMYTHIES, STEPHEN  (2228958); age 30 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 15 WU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Coriano Ridge War Cemetery

31-Jan

HOWARD, WILLIAM MORRISON  (J/46333); age 19 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP786 of No 19 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Jan

O'CONNOR, GEORGE DALTON  (R/212801); age 22 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP786 of No 19 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Jan

SPICE, DONALD ANGUS  (J/43502); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP786 of No 19 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Jan

WILSON, EDWARD ARTHUR  (R/256657); age 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP786 of No 19 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Jan

DEWART, DOUGLAS LYLE  (J/44346); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP786 of No 19 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Jan

STEVENSON, JOHN  (1573426); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP786 of No 19 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Jan

BOYLES, ANDREW JOSEPH  (1851630); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura V, 6455 (ex FP683) of No 22 SAAF, which failed to return from a patrol off the North African coast.  He is buried in Tangier (St Andrew) Churchyard

31-Jan

HUTCHINSON, HAROLD JAMES  (1590175); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura V, 6455 (ex FP683) of No 22 SAAF, which failed to return from a patrol off the North African coast.  He is buried in Tangier (St Andrew) Churchyard

31-Jan

TURNER, FREDERICK EDWARD  (1818273); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura V, 6455 (ex FP683) of No 22 SAAF, which failed to return from a patrol off the North African coast.  He is buried in Tangier (St Andrew) Churchyard

31-Jan

SHRUBSOLE, HENRY CHRISTOPHER  (102179); age 57 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 404 Mil Depot at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

31-Jan

WATSON, RONALD  (1013625); age 29 RAFVR

LAC

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

31-Jan

SLATER, WALTER  (52094); age Unknown RAF

Fg Off

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

31-Jan

PEARS, EDWIN IVOR  (962753); age 27 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 Worksop.  He is buried in Shirley (St James) Churchyard, Solihull

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