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Casualties - 1 - 2 February 1945


01-Feb

FAIRBAIRN, CHARLES RIDLEY  (419988); age 20 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD346 VN-V of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Siegen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

01-Feb

FITZHARDINGE, ALLEN BERKELEY  (424293); age 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD346 VN-V of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Siegen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

01-Feb

SMITH, BARRY SYDNEY  (424471); age 22 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD346 VN-V of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Siegen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

01-Feb

LOCOCK, JOHN STANLEY EDWARD  (154080); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD346 VN-V of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Siegen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

01-Feb

PANNETT, JACK  (1592609); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD346 VN-V of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Siegen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

01-Feb

PYKE, HENRY JOHN  (575245); age Unknown RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF912 QR- of No 61 Sqn, which exploded whilst making an emergency landing at Skellingthorpe following an engine failure on take off for a raid to Siegen.  He is buried in Beckenham Crematorium and Cemetery

01-Feb

SHERRIFF, ARTHUR ALBERT  (514220); age 35 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF912 QR- of No 61 Sqn, which exploded whilst making an emergency landing at Skellingthorpe following an engine failure on take off for a raid to Siegen.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

01-Feb

CHAPMAN, LESLIE  (1576762); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF912 QR- of No 61 Sqn, which exploded whilst making an emergency landing at Skellingthorpe following an engine failure on take off for a raid to Siegen.  He is buried in Whaplode Cemetery

01-Feb

FLEET, SAMUEL  (1670353); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF912 QR- of No 61 Sqn, which exploded whilst making an emergency landing at Skellingthorpe following an engine failure on take off for a raid to Siegen.  He is buried in Greatham Church Cemetery

01-Feb

HORSLEY, HUGH WILKINSON  (68786); age 28 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF912 QR- of No 61 Sqn, which exploded whilst making an emergency landing at Skellingthorpe following an engine failure on take off for a raid to Siegen.  He was cremated at Leeds (Lawns Wood) Cemetery

01-Feb

HOWE, WILLIAM HERBERT  (1682475); age 21 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF912 QR- of No 61 Sqn, which exploded whilst making an emergency landing at Skellingthorpe following an engine failure on take off for a raid to Siegen.  He is buried in or was cremated at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

01-Feb

MERROW, VICTOR DOUGLAS  (1522918); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF912 QR- of No 61 Sqn, which exploded whilst making an emergency landing at Skellingthorpe following an engine failure on take off for a raid to Siegen.  He is buried in Tynemouth (Preston) Cemetery

01-Feb

MOCK, HAROLL RICHARD  (169648); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ516 MP-V of No 76 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Banham in Norfolk after attempts to feather a vibrating engine had failed, it was returning from a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery

01-Feb

ODDY, KENNETH WILLIAM  (172043); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ516 MP-V of No 76 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Banham in Norfolk after attempts to feather a vibrating engine had failed, it was returning from a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Bristol (Greenbank) Cemetery

01-Feb

COWIE, ROBERT JAMES  (J/90034); age 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ516 MP-V of No 76 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Banham in Norfolk after attempts to feather a vibrating engine had failed, it was returning from a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

01-Feb

ELLINGSON, JOHN PHILIP  (J/93854); age 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ516 MP-V of No 76 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Banham in Norfolk after attempts to feather a vibrating engine had failed, it was returning from a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

01-Feb

McBRINN, PATRICK JOSEPH  (J/93280); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ516 MP-V of No 76 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Banham in Norfolk after attempts to feather a vibrating engine had failed, it was returning from a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

01-Feb

BRADY, JOHN  (436381); age 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB572 HW-F of No 100 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Feb

CONN, FRANCIS LESLIE  (413154); age 29 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB572 HW-F of No 100 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Feb

BLACKBOURN, GEOFFREY ROBERT PERCIVAL  (162193); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB572 HW-F of No 100 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Feb

DUKELOW, ROBERT BURNABY ALEXANDER  (172456); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB572 HW-F of No 100 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Feb

HART, WALLACE FREDERICK  (1880123); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB572 HW-F of No 100 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Feb

HARTSHORN, JOSEPH REGINALD  (1580971); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB572 HW-F of No 100 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Feb

HEMMANT, ERIC CHARLES  (3000858); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB572 HW-F of No 100 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Feb

HUGHESDON, PERCY GERALD  (153136); age 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB572 HW-F of No 100 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Feb

WILSON, JOHN ALEXANDER  (1592933); age 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB572 HW-F of No 100 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Feb

BOYD, ROBERT DOUGLAS  (419026); age 24 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME863 SR-K of No 101 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, JA715 of the same unit near Sorneville during a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

01-Feb

SUMMERSON, EDWARD THOMAS  (432903); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME863 SR-K of No 101 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, JA715 of the same unit near Sorneville during a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Sorneville Communal Cemetery

01-Feb

HODDER, JOHN WALTER  (1899122); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME863 SR-K of No 101 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, JA715 of the same unit near Sorneville during a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

01-Feb

JOHNSTON, JOHN MCALLISTER  (1826329); age 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME863 SR-K of No 101 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, JA715 of the same unit near Sorneville during a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

01-Feb

MOORE, KENNETH REDFERN  (1805235); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME863 SR-K of No 101 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, JA715 of the same unit near Sorneville during a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

01-Feb

O'DONNELL, JAMES  (1795363); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME863 SR-K of No 101 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, JA715 of the same unit near Sorneville during a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

01-Feb

WIDDOWS, DESMOND HENRY  (1399743); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME863 SR-K of No 101 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, JA715 of the same unit near Sorneville during a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

01-Feb

FENSKE, KENNETH GORDON  (J/45367); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME863 SR-K of No 101 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, JA715 of the same unit near Sorneville during a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

01-Feb

MACKAY, DAVID JOHN  (648811); age 26 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA715 SR-C of No 101 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ME863 of the same unit near Sorneville during a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

01-Feb

BREARE, JOHN BARRIE  (190865); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA715 SR-C of No 101 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ME863 of the same unit near Sorneville during a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

01-Feb

HILLMAN, GEOFFREY HUGH  (1602644); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA715 SR-C of No 101 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ME863 of the same unit near Sorneville during a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

01-Feb

SMITH, FRANK  (1896414); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA715 SR-C of No 101 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ME863 of the same unit near Sorneville during a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

01-Feb

SQUIRE, JACK  (3030598); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA715 SR-C of No 101 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ME863 of the same unit near Sorneville during a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

01-Feb

SWAIN, RICHARD JOHN FREDERICK  (1323649); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA715 SR-C of No 101 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ME863 of the same unit near Sorneville during a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

01-Feb

HENDREN, KEITH ROBERT  (434787); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB256 SR-P of No 101 Sqn, which came down in the target area during an ABC sortie to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Feb

ETHERTON, RANDAL ROY  (2227596); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB256 SR-P of No 101 Sqn, which came down in the target area during an ABC sortie to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Feb

GORDON, NORMAN CHARLES  (2235366); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB256 SR-P of No 101 Sqn, which came down in the target area during an ABC sortie to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Feb

HIGGINSON, GEORGE WILFRED  (1897585); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB256 SR-P of No 101 Sqn, which came down in the target area during an ABC sortie to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Feb

IRONMONGER, LEONARD RICHARD  (2202044); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB256 SR-P of No 101 Sqn, which came down in the target area during an ABC sortie to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Feb

KENNY, JACK  (J/47772); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB256 SR-P of No 101 Sqn, which came down in the target area during an ABC sortie to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Feb

CLARK, ROBERT JOHN  (4210919); age 27 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB256 SR-P of No 101 Sqn, which came down in the target area during an ABC sortie to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Feb

McGINN, JAMES MARTIN MANNING  (425582); age 24 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB256 SR-P of No 101 Sqn, which came down in the target area during an ABC sortie to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Feb

TEGGART, HUGH HENRY  (553937); age Unknown RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME648 AS-J2 of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Niederlustadt during a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

01-Feb

McIVOR, ALEXANDER  (1573475); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME648 AS-J2 of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Niederlustadt during a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

01-Feb

SHANNON, JOHN EDWARD  (87419); age 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME648 AS-J2 of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Niederlustadt during a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

01-Feb

STENNETT, RAYMOND  (1590355); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME648 AS-J2 of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Niederlustadt during a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

01-Feb

BROWN, JAMES PIRIE  (R/220677); age 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME648 AS-J2 of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Niederlustadt during a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

01-Feb

COOMBS, FRANCIS ALMA  (J/92482); age 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME648 AS-J2 of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Niederlustadt during a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

01-Feb

SPANKIE, EDWARD  (J/86068); age 29 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME648 AS-J2 of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Niederlustadt during a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

01-Feb

ALLMAN, JACK  (2209293); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG391 AS-M of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Feb

CRAIG, JOHN DESMOND  (3021187); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG391 AS-M of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Feb

LONG, BERNARD CHARLES  (1624594); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG391 AS-M of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Feb

WILLIS, SYDNEY  (1053228); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG391 AS-M of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Feb

COLES, RAYMOND GEORGE  (578541); age 19 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD385 AS-W of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Feb

BROWN, THOMAS DRYBURGH  (124364); age 38 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD385 AS-W of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Feb

FLUTTER, ROBERT CYRIL  (165071); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD385 AS-W of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Feb

HALL, JOHN  (1515150); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD385 AS-W of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Feb

LUKE, ERNEST  (1592685); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD385 AS-W of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Feb

POLLOCK, EDWARD ALEXANDER  (124182); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD385 AS-W of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Feb

SCOTT, ALEXANDER SHERRIFFS  (1567205); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD385 AS-W of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Feb

FERNQUIST, VIRGIL JOHN  (J/95301); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was fired from injuries sustained whilst flying in Lancaster I, ? of No 170 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, RA502 of No 550 Sqn on its return from a raid on Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

01-Feb

LOWES, WILMOT JOHN LORTON SPENCER  (174410); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, RB276 of No 184 Sqn, which crashed in a force landing near Hassalt following an engine failure.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

01-Feb

MACDONALD, ROBERT EMMETT  (J/89663); age 30 RCAF

Plt Off

He was serving with No 190 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Droitwich.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

01-Feb

REES, RONALD LEONARD  (177417); age 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt II, KJ179 of No 261 Sqn, which was shot down near Meiktila.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

01-Feb

PINNY, JOHN ANTHONY HURST  (129145); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, NH148 of No 313 Sqn, which crashed in a force landing at Eindhoven following an engine failure whilst escorting Lancasters.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

01-Feb

THOMPSON, EDWARD HENRY  (187130); age 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG460 BM-A of No 433 Sqn, which crashed near Low House, Driffield after control was lost in cloud on its return from a raid to Ludwigshafen, having been hit by flak shortly after bombing the target.  He is buried in Hampstead Cemetery

01-Feb

McMILLAN, DONALD JAMES  (J/35716); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG460 BM-A of No 433 Sqn, which crashed near Low House, Driffield after control was lost in cloud on its return from a raid to Ludwigshafen, having been hit by flak shortly after bombing the target.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

01-Feb

McSHANE, JOHN THOMAS  (J/89146); age 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG460 BM-A of No 433 Sqn, which crashed near Low House, Driffield after control was lost in cloud on its return from a raid to Ludwigshafen, having been hit by flak shortly after bombing the target.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

01-Feb

PIERSON, ROY  (J/92192); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG460 BM-A of No 433 Sqn, which crashed near Low House, Driffield after control was lost in cloud on its return from a raid to Ludwigshafen, having been hit by flak shortly after bombing the target.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

01-Feb

STINSON, HAROLD KEITH  (J/8418); age 23 RCAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG460 BM-A of No 433 Sqn, which crashed near Low House, Driffield after control was lost in cloud on its return from a raid to Ludwigshafen, having been hit by flak shortly after bombing the target.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

01-Feb

BAILEY, ROBERT OWEN  (424578); age 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG275 JO-K of No 463 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Siegen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

01-Feb

LIVINGSTONE, JAMES KEITH  (155465); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was flying Lancaster I, NG197 PO-G of No 467 Sqn, which crashed after being abandoned following an engine fire caused by flak damage over Siegen.  He was captured and handed over to a SD unit, and was murdered by them that evening.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

01-Feb

APPLEBY, ARTHUR  (53646); age 24 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW116 of No 511 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to ditch off Lampedusa after becoming lost on a flight to Malta.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Feb

JACKSON-TAYLOR, PHILIP STUART  (); age Unknown RAF

Gp Capt

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW116 of No 511 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to ditch off Lampedusa after becoming lost on a flight to Malta.  He is buried in Imtarfa Military Cemetery

01-Feb

WRIGHT, WILLIAM  (550968); age 25 RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW116 of No 511 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to ditch off Lampedusa after becoming lost on a flight to Malta.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

01-Feb

CHICKEN, JOHN  (1467778); age 36 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW116 of No 511 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to ditch off Lampedusa after becoming lost on a flight to Malta.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Feb

WALKER, ALFRED CLAUDE JACK  (1806384); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW116 of No 511 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to ditch off Lampedusa after becoming lost on a flight to Malta.  He is buried in Imtarfa Military Cemetery

01-Feb

BEATSON, ALEXANDER PURDIE  (823242); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress IIA, FL455 Z9-A of No 519 Sqn, which crashed near Halsary in Caithness on its return from a weather recce sortie over the Norwegian Sea.  He is buried in Wick Cemetery

01-Feb

DAY, KENNETH ANTHONY IAN  (1234239); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress IIA, FL455 Z9-A of No 519 Sqn, which crashed near Halsary in Caithness on its return from a weather recce sortie over the Norwegian Sea.  He is buried in Wellingborough (Finedon) Cemetery

01-Feb

PANZER, GEOFFREY ARTHUR FRANCIS  (1384480); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress IIA, FL455 Z9-A of No 519 Sqn, which crashed near Halsary in Caithness on its return from a weather recce sortie over the Norwegian Sea.  He is buried in St Pancras Cemetery

01-Feb

PAYNE, WILLIAM HENRY  (1738660); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress IIA, FL455 Z9-A of No 519 Sqn, which crashed near Halsary in Caithness on its return from a weather recce sortie over the Norwegian Sea.  He is buried in Kingsway New Cemetery

01-Feb

JAMES, ANDREW  (2225077); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA502 BQ-Z of No 550 Sqn, which collided with a Lancaster of No 170 Sqn on its return from a raid on Ludwigshafen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Feb

TINSLEY, NORMAN  (2205513); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA502 BQ-Z of No 550 Sqn, which collided with a Lancaster of No 170 Sqn on its return from a raid on Ludwigshafen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Feb

BAXTER, EDWARD  (1302773); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was flying in Lancaster I, HK617 GI-Q of No 622 Sqn, which he abandoned following the break out and spread of a fire en-route to a G-H raid on Monchengladbach but his parachute caught fire and he fell to his death.  He is buried in Lille Southern Cemetery

01-Feb

BETTS, DOUGLAS GEORGE  (612515); age Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ627 AZ-X of No 627 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid to Siegen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

01-Feb

BAKER, RONALD  (102137); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ627 AZ-X of No 627 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid to Siegen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

01-Feb

BELL, JOHN DOUGLAS CAMPBELL  (419249); age 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DG902 of No 1 (O) AFU, which came down in the sea on its return from a night navigation exercise over the Irish Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Feb

ANTHONY, THOMAS EDWARD  (1398257); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DG902 of No 1 (O) AFU, which came down in the sea on its return from a night navigation exercise over the Irish Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Feb

ARNOLD, GEORGE  (1815753); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DG902 of No 1 (O) AFU, which came down in the sea on its return from a night navigation exercise over the Irish Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Feb

CLAYTON, DENNIS HENRY  (1033604); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DG902 of No 1 (O) AFU, which came down in the sea on its return from a night navigation exercise over the Irish Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Feb

CORNBLOOM, LIONEL  (1804916); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DG902 of No 1 (O) AFU, which came down in the sea on its return from a night navigation exercise over the Irish Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Feb

REARDON, THOMAS JAMES  (628883); age 25 RAF

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Anson I, EF937 of No 3 (O) AFU, which dived into the ground near Evesham after emerging from cloud.  He is buried in Carlisle (Dalston Road) Cemetery

01-Feb

HOLBERRY, WALLACE JOSEPH  (1531927); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Anson I, EF937 of No 3 (O) AFU, which dived into the ground near Evesham after emerging from cloud.  He is buried in Wakefield Cemetery

01-Feb

WALL, LESLIE  (1580806); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EF937 of No 3 (O) AFU, which dived into the ground near Evesham after emerging from cloud.  He is buried in Wednesbury Cemetery

01-Feb

YOUNG, JOHN HENRY  (4312495); age 25 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EF937 of No 3 (O) AFU, which dived into the ground near Evesham after emerging from cloud.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

01-Feb

BISHOP, FRANK  (162502); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KK194 of No 45 Grp, which flew into high ground on the Isle of Mull as it descended through cloud on the approach to Prestwick after a trans-Atlantic ferry flight.  He is buried in Cardiff Western Cemetery

01-Feb

ALDERTON, ARCHIBALD ERNEST  (73063); age 45 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KK194 of No 45 Grp, which flew into high ground on the Isle of Mull as it descended through cloud on the approach to Prestwick after a trans-Atlantic ferry flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

01-Feb

ELLIS, HERBERT  (158646); age 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KK194 of No 45 Grp, which flew into high ground on the Isle of Mull as it descended through cloud on the approach to Prestwick after a trans-Atlantic ferry flight.  He is buried in Manchester (Philips Park) Cemetery.

01-Feb

DAVIDSON, ARTHUR SCARLETT  (54964); age 23 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, NK945 of No 45 MU, which flew into high ground in the Lammermuir Hills, East Lothian in bad weather.  He is buried in Fair Oak Cemetery

01-Feb

FERGUSON, RONALD CAMERON RAFO (40378); age 28 RAFO

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, NK945 of No 45 MU, which flew into high ground in the Lammermuir Hills, East Lothian in bad weather.  He is buried in Dirleton Cemetery

01-Feb

JICHA, VACLAV DFC, AFC (66486); age 31 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, NK945 of No 45 MU, which flew into high ground in the Lammermuir Hills, East Lothian in bad weather.  He is buried in Haddington (St Martin's) New Burial Ground

01-Feb

RONALDSON, JOHN MURRAY  (541143); age Unknown RAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 5 AS at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in eMalahleni (Joubertsrus) Cemetery

01-Feb

GORDON, NELSON LESLIE  (J/88818); age 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, RB343 of No 56 OTU, which crashed at Woodbridge near Milfield following an engine failure on take-off.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Springbank) Cemetery

01-Feb

DE MOWBRAY, JOHN BOHUN  (710168); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD348 of No 57 OTU, which crashed near Longframlington in Northumberland in poor weather at dusk.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

01-Feb

SOWINSKI, Stanislaw (P.794008); age 27 PAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, AZ309  of No 61 OTU, which flew into the ground at Randle Island near Runcorn during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Hawarden Cemetery

01-Feb

COLES, MONTAGUE ERNEST  (146671); age 35 RAFVR

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 Plymouth.  He was cremated at Plymouth City Crematorium

02-Feb

DALE, IVOR GORDON EASTON DFC (19182); age 39 RAFVR

Wg Cdr

He was serving with No 21 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Sittard War Cemetery

02-Feb

HACKETT, KENNETH ARTHUR  (143102); age 34 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 21 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Sittard War Cemetery

02-Feb

CLEMENTS, JOHN ANTHONY  (1396078); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA195 KM-V of No 44 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

FULLER, JAMES ROE  (1804431); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA195 KM-V of No 44 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

JUDD, JACK EDWARD  (1609235); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA195 KM-V of No 44 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

MAIDMENT, GEORGE EDWARD  (1880668); age 31 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA195 KM-V of No 44 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

WATT, JAMES  (1567734); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA195 KM-V of No 44 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

WILSON, WILLIAM JOHN  (1796601); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA195 KM-V of No 44 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

WORRALL, CHARLES  (160210); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA195 KM-V of No 44 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

LAING, HORACE FRANCIS  (200528); age 38 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was serving with No 47 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

02-Feb

DOREY, DENNIS ARCHIBALD  (3030826); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG381 VN-A of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

HAMMOND, WALTER WILLIAM  (1802061); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG381 VN-A of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

HASSAN, JAMES RAMSAY  (1568510); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG381 VN-A of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

LOOK, JOHN EDWARD  (1865658); age 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG381 VN-A of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

MARDEN, ALAN THOMAS ALFRED  (1803444); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG381 VN-A of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

WHITELEY, HARRY  (1625037); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG381 VN-A of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

TARRANT, THOMAS STEPHEN ARCHER  (428165); age 21 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG381 VN-A of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

BELL, KENNETH THOMAS  (151474); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ487 MH-Z of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to an oil processing plant at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

02-Feb

FARRAR, DENNIS WILLIAM  (1591148); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ487 MH-Z of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to an oil processing plant at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

02-Feb

KEWELL, JOHN STANLEY  (2209971); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ487 MH-Z of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to an oil processing plant at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

02-Feb

OSMOND, WILLIAM  (1851912); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ487 MH-Z of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to an oil processing plant at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

02-Feb

POSTON, WILLIAM  (1204842); age 34 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ487 MH-Z of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to an oil processing plant at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

02-Feb

ARNOLD, WILLIAM REGINALD  (425686); age 23 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ487 MH-Z of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to an oil processing plant at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

02-Feb

HOLDEN, JOHN KENNETH  (1239020); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, JN808 'G' of No 56 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Hildesheim.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

02-Feb

SKINNER, LESLIE HAROLD  (85652); age Unknown RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was allegedly serving with No 57 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

02-Feb

HARDMAN , FRANK  (414285); age 26 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, PT858 'P' of No 74 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking an Army HQ near Zaltbommel in Holland.  He is buried in Wadenoijen Prostestant Churchyard

02-Feb

COWELL, FREDERICK  (3040693); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA167 EY-F of No 78 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to an oil processing plant at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

02-Feb

FLETCHER, ERNEST HENRY  (2212829); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA167 EY-F of No 78 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to an oil processing plant at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

02-Feb

ROBINSON, FRED VESEY  (191444); age 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA167 EY-F of No 78 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to an oil processing plant at Wanne-Eickel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Feb

GUTZEWITZ, JAMES LESLIE  (426171); age 24 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA167 EY-F of No 78 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to an oil processing plant at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

02-Feb

BANNISTER, WILLIAM GEOFFREY  (36022); age 33 RAF

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK610 WP-Z of No 90 Sqn, which collided with another Lancaster of the same unit half an hour after take off for a raid on Wiesbaden, crashing near Hengrave in Suffolk.  He is buried in Beck Row (St John) Churchyard

02-Feb

CHIDWICK, JEFFREY JAMES  (1892895); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK610 WP-Z of No 90 Sqn, which collided with another Lancaster of the same unit half an hour after take off for a raid on Wiesbaden, crashing near Hengrave in Suffolk.  He is buried in Sutton Cemetery

02-Feb

LUXFORD, DONALD FREDERICK  (1813498); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK610 WP-Z of No 90 Sqn, which collided with another Lancaster of the same unit half an hour after take off for a raid on Wiesbaden, crashing near Hengrave in Suffolk.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Earlsfield) Cemetery

02-Feb

MOORE, ALAN  (1685098); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK610 WP-Z of No 90 Sqn, which collided with another Lancaster of the same unit half an hour after take off for a raid on Wiesbaden, crashing near Hengrave in Suffolk.  He is buried in Beck Row (St John) Churchyard

02-Feb

SWAN, ROBERT  (1596538); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK610 WP-Z of No 90 Sqn, which collided with another Lancaster of the same unit half an hour after take off for a raid on Wiesbaden, crashing near Hengrave in Suffolk.  He is buried in Rotherham (Moorgate) Cemetery

02-Feb

WEBB, GEORGE LEONARD  (1813422); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK610 WP-Z of No 90 Sqn, which collided with another Lancaster of the same unit half an hour after take off for a raid on Wiesbaden, crashing near Hengrave in Suffolk.  He is buried in Coventry (London Road) Cemetery

02-Feb

WILLIAMS, HENRY ARTHUR WELLINGTON  (60770); age 29 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK610 WP-Z of No 90 Sqn, which collided with another Lancaster of the same unit half an hour after take off for a raid on Wiesbaden, crashing near Hengrave in Suffolk.  He is buried in Beck Row (St John) Churchyard

02-Feb

TRAIN, JOHN  (R/208304); age 20 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK610 WP-Z of No 90 Sqn, which collided with another Lancaster of the same unit half an hour after take off for a raid on Wiesbaden, crashing near Hengrave in Suffolk.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

02-Feb

BOGAN, EDWARD ANTHONY  (424320); age 21 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW224 of No 98 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Malines in Belgium, whilst trying to return to base on one engine.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

02-Feb

HICKS, BRUCE IAN HAMILTON  (417078); age 28 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW224 of No 98 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Malines in Belgium, whilst trying to return to base on one engine.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

02-Feb

BARKER, ALBERT DFM (1589347); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW224 of No 98 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Malines in Belgium, whilst trying to return to base on one engine.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

02-Feb

WINTER, GEORGE ARTHUR  (191807); age 33 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW224 of No 98 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Malines in Belgium, whilst trying to return to base on one engine.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

02-Feb

THORNE, PETER SELWYN COURTNEY  (1324224); age 21 RAFVR

WO

He was captured on 27/28 July 1943 whilst flying in Halifax II, JB864 of No 102 Sqn, but was killed or died from injuries sustained whilst attempting to escape from a moving train en-route from Doetinchem prison to Hamburg.  He is buried in Doetinchem (Loolaan) General Cemetery

02-Feb

BUTTON, LYLE EWART  (421157); age 21 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN708 OJ-O of No 149 Sqn, which came down at Niederbrechen during a raid to Wiesbaden.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

02-Feb

WALES, PETER HENRY  (427963); age 21 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN708 OJ-O of No 149 Sqn, which came down at Niederbrechen during a raid to Wiesbaden.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

02-Feb

BOTTING, JOHN CHARLES  (190518); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN708 OJ-O of No 149 Sqn, which came down at Niederbrechen during a raid to Wiesbaden.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

02-Feb

BOWERS, CECIL STANLEY  (1896336); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN708 OJ-O of No 149 Sqn, which came down at Niederbrechen during a raid to Wiesbaden.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

02-Feb

KAY, LESLIE HERBERT  (78866); age Unknown RAFVR

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN708 OJ-O of No 149 Sqn, which came down at Niederbrechen during a raid to Wiesbaden.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

02-Feb

LYONS, BERNARD STEPHEN  (136468); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN358U of No 175 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Venlo.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

02-Feb

DAVIES, JOHN OUTRAM  (133640); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB743 CA-E of No 189 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Feb

EDWARDS, BERNARD  (1699626); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB743 CA-E of No 189 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Feb

ELLIS, THOMAS OSCAR ELDRED  (153237); age 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB743 CA-E of No 189 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

LANGMEAD, GEOFFREY  (153296); age 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB743 CA-E of No 189 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Feb

LESLIE, JOHN BALLOCH  (187224); age 39 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB743 CA-E of No 189 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Feb

EVANS, ERIC LESLIE  (1816433); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB743 CA-E of No 189 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Feb

HOWARTH, JOHN  (807287); age 27 AuxAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB840 CA-K of No 189 Sqn, which came down near Unterowisheim during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

KELLY, WILLIAM DESMOND  (426438); age 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB840 CA-K of No 189 Sqn, which came down near Unterowisheim during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

FOX, FRANK ALBERT  (1394187); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB840 CA-K of No 189 Sqn, which came down near Unterowisheim during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

JAMES, ANTHONY LANGFORD  (1801848); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB840 CA-K of No 189 Sqn, which came down near Unterowisheim during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

WEBB, ROGER JACK  (J/37739); age 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB840 CA-K of No 189 Sqn, which came down near Unterowisheim during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

GRUBB, JAMES HAROLD  (414563); age 22 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB840 CA-K of No 189 Sqn, which came down near Unterowisheim during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

NICHOLLS, FREDERICK THOMAS JAMES  (191358); age 33 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB848 CA-Q of No 189 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

ALDER, KENNETH CHARLES ROBERT  (1399114); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB848 CA-Q of No 189 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

PORTER, KENNETH STANLEY  (153892); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB848 CA-Q of No 189 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

SMITH , ALBERT EDWARD  (); age ? RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB848 CA-Q of No 189 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

BLAIN, NORMAN PHILIP  (J/88570); age 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB848 CA-Q of No 189 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

FULCHER, ROY EVERETT  (R/183745); age 22 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB848 CA-Q of No 189 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

JACOBS, RAYMOND VERNON  (328838V); age 24 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FB308 of No 249 Sqn, which failed to return, having disappeared whilst flying in cloud over Yugoslavia.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

02-Feb

HARRIS, JAMES CARNEGIE  (186470); age 27 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB792 NA-I of No 428 Sqn, which exploded over the target area during a raid to Wiesbaden.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

BERRY, DOUGLAS ELLIOTT  (J/23034); age 24 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB792 NA-I of No 428 Sqn, which exploded over the target area during a raid to Wiesbaden.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

HAMMOND, KENNETH MORRIS  (J/91199); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB792 NA-I of No 428 Sqn, which exploded over the target area during a raid to Wiesbaden.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

HOGAN, FRANK EDWARD  (T/92655); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB792 NA-I of No 428 Sqn, which exploded over the target area during a raid to Wiesbaden.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

ORDIN, CARL JOSEPH  (J/21973); age 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB792 NA-I of No 428 Sqn, which exploded over the target area during a raid to Wiesbaden.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

WALFORD, CLARENCE  (J/86364); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB792 NA-I of No 428 Sqn, which exploded over the target area during a raid to Wiesbaden.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

BLOCH, HARRY  (J/35755); age 33 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP704 QO-L of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

02-Feb

HARYETT, WILLIAM HENRY  (J/95276); age 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP704 QO-L of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

02-Feb

JONES, ARTHUR MALCOLM  (J/95346); age 31 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP704 QO-L of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

02-Feb

ROBINSON, JOHN THOMAS  (J/40685); age 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP704 QO-L of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

02-Feb

SILVER, ROBERT GEORGE EARL  (J/95489); age 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP704 QO-L of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

02-Feb

THOMSON, GEORGE HOMER  (C/20733); age 37 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP704 QO-L of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

02-Feb

VALLIER, ROY RONALD  (J/95502); age Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP704 QO-L of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

02-Feb

EVERETT, NORMAN WADE  (434454); age 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB807 AR-H of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Riedelbach during a raid to Wiesbaden.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

MAGUIRE, JOHN  (419193); age 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB807 AR-H of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Riedelbach during a raid to Wiesbaden.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

MAY, DONALD BERNARD  (429820); age 20 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB807 AR-H of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Riedelbach during a raid to Wiesbaden.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

NEWTON, ROY BARRETT  (906779); age 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB807 AR-H of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Riedelbach during a raid to Wiesbaden.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

POTTER, WILFRED GEORGE  (2210442); age 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB807 AR-H of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Riedelbach during a raid to Wiesbaden.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

RUSSELL, DAVID GEORGE  (J/95488); age 26 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB807 AR-H of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Riedelbach during a raid to Wiesbaden.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

CUNNINGHAM , WILLIAM ALEXANDER  (433250); age 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME326 AR-P of No 460 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, PD286 of 626 Sqn near St-Maxent in France on its return from a raid to Wiesbaden.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

02-Feb

BULL, JAMES HENRY  (1394093); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME326 AR-P of No 460 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, PD286 of 626 Sqn near St-Maxent in France on its return from a raid to Wiesbaden.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

02-Feb

FLATTERY, FREDERICK JOHN  (1581726); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME326 AR-P of No 460 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, PD286 of 626 Sqn near St-Maxent in France on its return from a raid to Wiesbaden.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

02-Feb

GEORGE, WILLIAM ARLA  (1709173); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME326 AR-P of No 460 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, PD286 of 626 Sqn near St-Maxent in France on its return from a raid to Wiesbaden.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

02-Feb

HUMAN, FREDERICK  (1595696); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME326 AR-P of No 460 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, PD286 of 626 Sqn near St-Maxent in France on its return from a raid to Wiesbaden.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

02-Feb

JEFFRIES, WALTER THOMAS  (3030656); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME326 AR-P of No 460 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, PD286 of 626 Sqn near St-Maxent in France on its return from a raid to Wiesbaden.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

02-Feb

BARRETT, ALLEN BERNARD  (435012); age 32 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME298 JO-B of No 463 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

JOHNSON, JOHN  (425806); age 23 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME298 JO-B of No 463 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

LYONS, ROBERT JOHN  (437622); age 26 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME298 JO-B of No 463 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

OLIVER, RICHARD KAY  (429124); age 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME298 JO-B of No 463 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

TAYLOR, WILLIAM ALBERT  (434523); age 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME298 JO-B of No 463 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

CARTER, JOHN HAMILTON DFM (423636); age 29 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS890 of No 464 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near the Dutch border whilst carrying out a raid on targets in the Rhur.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

02-Feb

SEAMAN, RONALD STEPHEN DFM (417898); age 21 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS890 of No 464 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near the Dutch border whilst carrying out a raid on targets in the Rhur.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

02-Feb

CROSS, RONALD FRANK  (437401); age 24 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM100 PD-D of No 467 Sqn, which crashed near Signy-l'Abbaye following a total engine failure on its return from a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

02-Feb

ELLIOT, BURTON HAMPTON  (427234); age 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM100 PD-D of No 467 Sqn, which crashed near Signy-l'Abbaye following a total engine failure on its return from a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

02-Feb

KING, KENNETH JOHN  (436330); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM100 PD-D of No 467 Sqn, which crashed near Signy-l'Abbaye following a total engine failure on its return from a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

02-Feb

PAINE, WILLIAM THOMAS  (424676); age 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM100 PD-D of No 467 Sqn, which crashed near Signy-l'Abbaye following a total engine failure on its return from a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

02-Feb

ROBINSON, ALTON NEIL GOULBURN  (422885); age 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM100 PD-D of No 467 Sqn, which crashed near Signy-l'Abbaye following a total engine failure on its return from a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

02-Feb

GINNO, LESLIE  (1235994); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM100 PD-D of No 467 Sqn, which crashed near Signy-l'Abbaye following a total engine failure on its return from a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

02-Feb

BEAN, FREDERICK JACK  (430920); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB306 PO-J of No 467 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

CARTER, PHILLIP JOHN  (435334); age 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB306 PO-J of No 467 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

EVERATT, FRANK EDGAR  (427311); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB306 PO-J of No 467 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

INKSTER, JAMES MAGNUS  (432191); age 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB306 PO-J of No 467 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

PEARCE, ALLAN HARRY  (428480); age 22 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB306 PO-J of No 467 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

WEBER, BERTRAM FORBES  (434068); age 23 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB306 PO-J of No 467 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

COLLEY, NOEL SIDNEY CAESAR  (130650); age 25 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB306 PO-J of No 467 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

HOWDLE, DENNIS GEORGE  (1866651); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB306 PO-J of No 467 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

HARVEY, WILLIAM  (1596012); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN772 J1-C2 of No 514 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Springen during a raid to Wiesbaden.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

MAUNDER, FREDERICK GEORGE  (1851647); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN772 J1-C2 of No 514 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Springen during a raid to Wiesbaden.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

NIGHTINGALE, NORMAN WILLIAM  (1583975); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN772 J1-C2 of No 514 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Springen during a raid to Wiesbaden.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

McLEAN, WILLIAM EUGENE  (J/35287); age 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN772 J1-C2 of No 514 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Springen during a raid to Wiesbaden.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

BLACKSHAW, ARTHUR TREVOR  (2204969); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was flying in Lancaster I, NN772 J1-C2 of No 514 Sqn, when he was captured following the crash at Springen, but was murdered whilst being taken to Bad Schwalbach.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

MARTIN, ALFRED GEORGE  (154641); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

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 Hannover War Cemetery

02-Feb

SHEPPARD, DOUGLAS ARTHUR  (117510); 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 Hannover War Cemetery

02-Feb

BOWDEN, HARRY  (1588184); age 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB210 PG-V of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

MORTIS, EDWARD JAMES  (157903); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB210 PG-V of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

RAMSAY, JOHN RICHARD ALEXANDER  (1869021); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB210 PG-V of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

REX, EDWARD ALBERT  (1805022); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB210 PG-V of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

TURNER, PHILIP  (1594283); age 19 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB210 PG-V of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

McNIE, DONALD CAMERON  (J/92166); age 33 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB210 PG-V of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Feb

NORTON, HENRY KENNETH  (1609939); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD286 UM-O2 of No 626 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ME326 of 460 Sqn near St-Maxent in France on its return from a raid to Wiesbaden.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

02-Feb

SISLEY, NOEL HENRY  (425979); age 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ492 B8-X of No 640 Sqn, which crashed at Lockington shortly after taking off from Leconfield for a raid on an oil refinery at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

02-Feb

DELAHUNTY, MARTIN  (1683581); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ492 B8-X of No 640 Sqn, which crashed at Lockington shortly after taking off from Leconfield for a raid on an oil refinery at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Prestwich (St Margaret) Churchyard Extension

02-Feb

DOCKERTY, BRADFORD WILLIAM OWEN  (1801212); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ492 B8-X of No 640 Sqn, which crashed at Lockington shortly after taking off from Leconfield for a raid on an oil refinery at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Abingdon New Cemetery

02-Feb

GIBSON, THOMAS AIDAN  (1673230); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ492 B8-X of No 640 Sqn, which crashed at Lockington shortly after taking off from Leconfield for a raid on an oil refinery at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in BAMBURGH (St Aidan) Churchyard

02-Feb

GRAY, ALEXANDER  (1565369); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ492 B8-X of No 640 Sqn, which crashed at Lockington shortly after taking off from Leconfield for a raid on an oil refinery at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Springbank) Cemetery

02-Feb

JEFFERIES, PETER RAYMOND  (3030814); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ492 B8-X of No 640 Sqn, which crashed at Lockington shortly after taking off from Leconfield for a raid on an oil refinery at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Stagsden (St Leonard) Churchyard

02-Feb

HUCKLE, NORMAN THOMAS  (1338107); age 21 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, PZ848 of No 11 (P) AFU, which collided with PG472 whilst flying in formation near Bolton.  He is buried in Willesden New Cemetery.

02-Feb

NAYLOR, WILLIAM  (1379920); age 24 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 13 MSU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

02-Feb

GORDON, JOHN BLACK  (48447); age Unknown RAF

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire LFXI, MJ735 of No 1401 (Met) Flt, which was lost on this date.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery.

02-Feb

PRITCHARD, BETHUEL JOHN  (1314677); age 25 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 221 Grp Comm Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

02-Feb

RUTHERFORD, JOHN MASON  (C/2870); age 47 RCAF

Sqn Ldr

He was serving with AHQ WA? when he died from multiple injuries as the result of a shark attack whilst bathing near Freetown.  He is buried in Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery

02-Feb

HUMBLESTONE, STANLEY  (152852); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, RS520 of the NFDW, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Tilstrup.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Feb

WALKER, CLIFFORD ARTHUR  (J/4552); age 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, RS520 of the NFDW, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Tilstrup.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Feb

O'NEILL, JAMES  (1871609); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

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

02-Feb

SELVARAJ MARIA BANGARASWAMI  (786352); age Unknown RAFVR

AC2

He had been serving with the STC when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity but the location of his death is not known.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

02-Feb

TAYLOR, THOMAS STANLEY  (1622146); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, PG472 of No 11 (P) AFU, which collided with PZ848 whilst flying in formation near Bolton.  He is buried in Scarborough (Woodlands) Cemetery.

02-Feb

WAKEHAM, FREDERICK CECIL ANNISS  (247018); age 44 RAF

Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died from a heart attack.  His death is registered in Plymouth.  He is buried in Ford Park Cemetery (Formerly Plymouth Old Cemetery) (Pennycomequick).

02-Feb

ROCKS, WILLIAM JAMES LAIRD  (1560575); age 36 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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Glasgow (St Peter's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

02-Feb

O'CONNOR, NORA  (2069297); age 23 WAAF

ACW1

She was serving in the UK and died from natural causes.  Her death is registered in Totnes.  She is buried in Plymouth (Weston Mill) Cemetery

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