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Casualties - 8 - 9 February 1945


08-Feb

MALCOLMSON, GEORGE KEITH  (414315); age 29 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, RM805 of No 2 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Huijbergen having run of fuel during a tactical recce sortie.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery.

08-Feb

MARNOCH, JONATHAN G.  (3021911); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 12 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Welton.  He is buried in Couper Angus Parish Churchyard

08-Feb

NIGHTINGALE, FRANK EDWARD  (1530509); age 27 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 14 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Doncaster.  He is buried in Askern Cemetery

08-Feb

HEDDERWICK, PETER JOHN  (401950); age 26 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, PT712 'H' of No 43 Sqn, which dived into the ground having been damaged by flak whilst attacking MT in the Arganda-Terraim area.  He is buried in Faenza War Cemetery

08-Feb

BINGHAM, KENNETH RICHARD  (120950); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME299 KM-E of No 44 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Feb

FINLAYSON, DONALD DENNIS  (191796); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME299 KM-E of No 44 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Feb

JAMES, WILLIE JOSHUA  (1086218); age 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME299 KM-E of No 44 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Feb

JONES, MALDWYN  (1589280); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME299 KM-E of No 44 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Feb

MANGOS, KENNETH  (426054); age 23 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME299 KM-E of No 44 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Feb

BASHFORD, THOMAS HENRY  (1497184); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, KW385 of No 47 Sqn, which crashed near Imphal after control was lost whilst flying in turbulence.  He is buried in Imphal War Cemetery

08-Feb

THOMAS, KENNETH VERNON  (1389444); age 28 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, KW385 of No 47 Sqn, which crashed near Imphal after control was lost whilst flying in turbulence.  He is buried in Imphal War Cemetery

08-Feb

DADEN, EDWARD ALBERT  (1335460); age 23 RAFVR

WO

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

08-Feb

LORAINS, WILLIAM  (1451677); age 22 RAFVR

WO

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

08-Feb

BOLTON, THOMAS OWEN  (190987); age 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME353 EA-Q of No 49 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

08-Feb

DRON, WILLIAM  (55242); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME353 EA-Q of No 49 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

08-Feb

GALLOWAY, SOMERVILLE RUSSELL  (179290); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME353 EA-Q of No 49 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

08-Feb

HARDY, HUBERT WILLIAM JOHN  (1895484); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME353 EA-Q of No 49 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

08-Feb

KIDD, GEORGE WILLIAM ADRIAAN  (152873); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME353 EA-Q of No 49 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

08-Feb

RANDALL, LESLIE  (1676495); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME353 EA-Q of No 49 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

08-Feb

WIGGINS, RONALD RODNEY  (1877431); age 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 49 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Danbury (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

08-Feb

MALTBY, JAMES  (1607329); age 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG385 VN-P of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in shallow water near Wollin during a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Feb

MARTIN, BASIL  (187049); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG385 VN-P of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in shallow water near Wollin during a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Feb

MOBBERLEY, ERIC DESMOND  (1583378); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG385 VN-P of No 50 Sqn, when he baled out before the aircraft crashed in shallow water near Wollin during a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

08-Feb

WALLER, LESLIE BERNARD  (1716464); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG385 VN-P of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in shallow water near Wollin during a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Feb

WHITAMS, ANTHONY EPHRAIM  (1473592); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG385 VN-P of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in shallow water near Wollin during a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Feb

ANSELL, GERALD  (198616); age 29 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD316 VN-A of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Feb

BOYLE, JOHN  (184181); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD316 VN-A of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Feb

HOGGETT, STANLEY  (1569216); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD316 VN-A of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Feb

JONES, PETER RICHARD  (1808439); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD316 VN-A of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Feb

RODWELL, DERYCK GRENVILLE  (1333583); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD316 VN-A of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Feb

KIRKPATRICK, PETER LEETON  (432819); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB382 DX-N of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Hjortshog in Sweden after being hit by flak during a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is buried in Helsingborg (Palsjo) Municipal Cemetery

08-Feb

APLIN, DONALD PERCY  (1891334); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB382 DX-N of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Hjortshog in Sweden after being hit by flak during a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is buried in Helsingborg (Palsjo) Municipal Cemetery

08-Feb

DAVEY, CHARLES KENNETH  (1381573); age 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB382 DX-N of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Hjortshog in Sweden after being hit by flak during a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is buried in Helsingborg (Palsjo) Municipal Cemetery

08-Feb

DUNSTONE, FRANK VICTOR JAMES  (1608367); age 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB382 DX-N of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Hjortshog in Sweden after being hit by flak during a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is buried in Helsingborg (Palsjo) Municipal Cemetery

08-Feb

SLAUGHTER, EDWARD CRONE  (1682293); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB382 DX-N of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Hjortshog in Sweden after being hit by flak during a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is buried in Helsingborg (Palsjo) Municipal Cemetery

08-Feb

WILSON, JOHN KEVIN  (1499366); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB382 DX-N of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Hjortshog in Sweden after being hit by flak during a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is buried in Helsingborg (Palsjo) Municipal Cemetery

08-Feb

SCOTT, WILLIAM JOHN RYLAND  (2221348); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL911 QR-X of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

08-Feb

BARTLETT, RONALD WILLIAM  (67656); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB737 QR-E of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

08-Feb

FOWLER, WILLIAM  (2225878); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NC573 of No 69 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly AA fire on its return from a recce sortie.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

08-Feb

THOMPSON, JOSEPH  (1515590); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NC573 of No 69 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly AA fire on its return from a recce sortie.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

08-Feb

WALKER, WILFRED  (56412); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NC573 of No 69 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly AA fire on its return from a recce sortie.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

08-Feb

TINKER, WALTER ROSS DFC (422078); age 25 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NC573 of No 69 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly AA fire on its return from a recce sortie.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

08-Feb

BATES, DERRICK GEORGE  (174301); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND696 OL-O of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down near Rudersdorf during a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

08-Feb

COTTON, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (1238674); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND696 OL-O of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down near Rudersdorf during a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

08-Feb

FARROW, JAMES ROBERT  (1339259); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND696 OL-O of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down near Rudersdorf during a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

08-Feb

HUGHES, AUGUSTUS MICHAEL BURNAND  (189608); age 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND696 OL-O of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down near Rudersdorf during a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

08-Feb

JACKSON, REGINALD JOHN HARRIS  (1853612); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB181 OL-C of No 83 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ND961of No 97 Sqn near Best during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

08-Feb

LAUTHER, JOHN DENNIS  (1578136); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB181 OL-C of No 83 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ND961of No 97 Sqn near Best during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

08-Feb

LONSDALE, GILBERT HUGH  (1487790); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB181 OL-C of No 83 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ND961of No 97 Sqn near Best during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Nederweert War Cemetery

08-Feb

SCULL, LIONEL FRANK FREDERICK  (1602122); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB181 OL-C of No 83 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ND961of No 97 Sqn near Best during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

08-Feb

STAZAKER, JAMES WILLIAM  (1149349); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB181 OL-C of No 83 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ND961of No 97 Sqn near Best during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

08-Feb

SUMMERS, GORDON  (1851198); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB181 OL-C of No 83 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ND961of No 97 Sqn near Best during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Nederweert War Cemetery

08-Feb

THORN, ERNEST STANLEY  (1801024); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB181 OL-C of No 83 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ND961of No 97 Sqn near Best during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Nederweert War Cemetery

08-Feb

WATERHOUSE, CHARLES  (1073941); age 36 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 84 Sqn, when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Sandakan.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

08-Feb

JONES, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (1399337); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MH895 of No 87 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on gun positions near Aulla.  He is buried in Florence War Cemetery

08-Feb

McGREGOR, CHARLES WILLIAM  (31794V); age Unknown SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND961 OF-U of No 97 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, PB181of No 83 Sqn near Best during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

08-Feb

CHEATLE, RAEY HILTON  (432755); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND961 OF-U of No 97 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, PB181of No 83 Sqn near Best during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

08-Feb

JOHNSON, GERARD STANSFIELD  (50002); age 23 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND961 OF-U of No 97 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, PB181of No 83 Sqn near Best during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

08-Feb

CANNON, PERCIVAL GEORGE  (1801327); age 34 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND961 OF-U of No 97 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, PB181of No 83 Sqn near Best during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

08-Feb

LENNIE, DAVID STRANG  (1824951); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND961 OF-U of No 97 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, PB181of No 83 Sqn near Best during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

08-Feb

NORTON, ARTHUR JOSEPH  (154646); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND961 OF-U of No 97 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, PB181of No 83 Sqn near Best during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

08-Feb

SHIELD, JONATHAN  (1777165); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND961 OF-U of No 97 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, PB181of No 83 Sqn near Best during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

08-Feb

SMALLEY, ROBERT CECIL  (J/25766); age 30 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND961 OF-U of No 97 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, PB181of No 83 Sqn near Best during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

08-Feb

SMITH, WILLIAM REVELER  (190551); age 32 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA175 DY-Q of No 102 Sqn, which came down near Lommel after being attacked by a night fighter on its return from a raid on enemy troop and MT concentrations in the Goch area.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

08-Feb

MARSHALL, BERNARD  (1029585); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 111 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Coriano Ridge War Cemetery

08-Feb

BRIAND, ALFRED LOUIS DFC (189159); age 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, MT663 of No 145 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Treviso.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

08-Feb

GOLDTHORPE, KENNETH RUSSELL  (165287); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NT176 VI-C of No 169 Sqn, which came down near Terlinden during a bomber support sortie to the Bonn area.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

08-Feb

SMITH, JOHN BENJAMIN JOSEPH  (124796); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NT176 VI-C of No 169 Sqn, which came down near Terlinden during a bomber support sortie to the Bonn area.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

08-Feb

FITZPATRICK, JOHN EDWARD  (R/168763); age 22 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ399 of No 211 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Taungrop Poone in Burma.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

08-Feb

LOCK, SILAS  (1548317); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 211 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

08-Feb

PADDICK, ERNEST GEORGE  (179426); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 214 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Thanet.  He is buried in East Finchley Cemetery and St Marylebone Crematorium

08-Feb

NUNN, JOHN JAMES  (162323); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

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

08-Feb

BAIRD, ALEXANDER HALLAM  (44817); age 25 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, EJ783 'N' of No 274 Sqn, which was shot down near Rheine by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Munster Heath War Cemetery

08-Feb

KEROURIO, A (); age Sweep FFAF

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, PL202 of No 345 Sqn, which was shot down by flak somewhere between the Meuse and Rhine.  

08-Feb

OULMAN, J FFAF (); age Recce FFAF

Asp

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, PV143 of No 345 Sqn, which was shot down by ground fire near Duisberg whilst attacking enemy MT.  

08-Feb

PATRY, R G FFAF (); age  FFAF

Sgc

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA260 L8-G of No 347 Sqn, which came down near Asten during a raid on enemy troop and MT concentrations in the Goch area.  

08-Feb

AULENS, J M G FFAF (); age  FFAF

Adc

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA260 L8-G of No 347 Sqn, which came down near Asten during a raid on enemy troop and MT concentrations in the Goch area.  

08-Feb

BERDEAUX, H A FFAF (); age  FFAF

Sgc

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA260 L8-G of No 347 Sqn, which came down near Asten during a raid on enemy troop and MT concentrations in the Goch area.  

08-Feb

BORDELAIS, R V E FFAF (); age  FFAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA260 L8-G of No 347 Sqn, which came down near Asten during a raid on enemy troop and MT concentrations in the Goch area.  

08-Feb

BORDIER, M J FFAF (); age  FFAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA260 L8-G of No 347 Sqn, which came down near Asten during a raid on enemy troop and MT concentrations in the Goch area.  He is buried in French Military Cemetery

08-Feb

ROGNANT, C P M (); age  FFAF

S-Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA260 L8-G of No 347 Sqn, which came down near Asten during a raid on enemy troop and MT concentrations in the Goch area.  He is buried in Weert [Swartbroek] Churchyard

08-Feb

TAYLOR, GORDON STUART  (J/38520); age 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire, ? of No 430 Sqn, which crashed on a recce sortie in the Monchengladbach area as the result of engine problems.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

08-Feb

PASSMORE, GERALD LEROY  (J/35987); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was captured on 2 Feb 1945 whilst flying in Typhoon IB, PD493 of No 440 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Legden but was never seen again after this date.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Feb

DOUGLAS, JOHN KEITH  (403564); age 23 RAAF

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG455 PO-H of No 467 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Feb

NANSCAWEN, JOHN BARRIE  (419332); age 29 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG455 PO-H of No 467 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Feb

STUART, HENRY MONTGOMERY STANBROOK  (410113); age 33 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG455 PO-H of No 467 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Feb

TAYLOR, DONALD GRAEME LANE  (427048); age 21 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire LFIXE, MK529 of No 485 Sqn, which crashed after its wing struck a lamppost whilst attacking a train near Groningen.  He is buried in Haren General Cemetery

08-Feb

CAMERON, GORDON OLIVER  (425118); age 23 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 605 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

08-Feb

HESKETH, HAROLD THOMAS  (29468); age 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME314 PG-W of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Feb

FULLWOOD, THOMAS HENRY  (1102518); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME314 PG-W of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Feb

HUDSON, ROY ALBERT  (154277); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME314 PG-W of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Feb

ST. LEGER, ALBERT CHRISTOPHER  (1259898); age 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME314 PG-W of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Feb

MACDONALD, JAMES LIVINGSTON  (K/264905); age 18 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME314 PG-W of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Feb

MOYLE, JOSEPH FRANCIS EDWARD  (J/95543); age 31 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME314 PG-W of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

08-Feb

WADMAN, PETER TRANGMAR  (1806558); age 22 RAFVR

AC2

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

08-Feb

BANKS, GEORGE  (1686034); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Anson I, W2637 of No 1 (O) AFU, which was lost without a trace over the Irish Sea on a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Feb

HARRIS, ROBERT CECIL  (1606451); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Anson I, W2637 of No 1 (O) AFU, which was lost without a trace over the Irish Sea on a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Feb

JORDAN, DONALD ARTHUR  (1815777); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Anson I, W2637 of No 1 (O) AFU, which was lost without a trace over the Irish Sea on a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Feb

MOLLOY, KENNETH JERRARD  (916689); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Anson I, W2637 of No 1 (O) AFU, which was lost without a trace over the Irish Sea on a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Feb

HOARE, ARTHUR PERCY  (427282); age 27 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, W2637 of No 1 (O) AFU, which was lost without a trace over the Irish Sea on a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Feb

TRODD, ANTHONY CLAUDE  (1399554); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

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

08-Feb

DOUGAL, WILSON  (1673368); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He probably died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Spitfire IX, RR198 of No 3 FU, which crashed near Ain Draham in Algeria during a ferry flight.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery.

08-Feb

LYNCH, THOMAS  (1085258); age 31 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 302 S & TC at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Sittard War Cemetery

08-Feb

NORMOYLE, FRANCIS ROBERT  (420905); age 28 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang IA, FD546 of No 35 Wing, which was lost near Bochott during a tactical recce sortie to the Arnhem area.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Feb

HAMID GADER  (6566); age Unknown IL

Pvt

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

08-Feb

NOLAN, WILLIAM JOSEPH  (856576); age 36 AuxAF

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 Banbury.  He is buried in Warrington Cemetery

08-Feb

GREANY, The Rev. JAMES BRENDAN  (115692); age 38 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Inchicore (Oblate Fathers Community) Catholic Cemetery

08-Feb

SMITH, CHARLES MORRISON  (184688); age 24 RAFVR

Plt 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 Selby.  He is buried in Selby Cemetery

09-Feb

DAY, PETER JOHN  (164090); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK620 LS-W of No 15 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Hohenbudberg railway yards at Krefeld.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

09-Feb

DICKINSON, GEORGE CHARLES  (1451857); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK620 LS-W of No 15 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Hohenbudberg railway yards at Krefeld.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

09-Feb

DOBSON, ALAN THOMAS  (1272566); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK620 LS-W of No 15 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Hohenbudberg railway yards at Krefeld.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Feb

GREGORY, JOHN  (2212876); age 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK620 LS-W of No 15 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Hohenbudberg railway yards at Krefeld.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

09-Feb

HALL, JOSEPH WILLIAM  (850060); age 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK620 LS-W of No 15 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Hohenbudberg railway yards at Krefeld.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

09-Feb

HATHAWAY, MAURICE ERNEST  (1082053); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK620 LS-W of No 15 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Hohenbudberg railway yards at Krefeld.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

09-Feb

MALCOLM, JOHN  (1897168); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK620 LS-W of No 15 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Hohenbudberg railway yards at Krefeld.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

09-Feb

COWIE, JAMES HECTOR  (J/12812); age 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK620 LS-W of No 15 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Hohenbudberg railway yards at Krefeld.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

09-Feb

CORRIE, MICHAEL DFM (116053); age 27 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, MT489 of No 25 Sqn, which crashed on take near Radwinter in Essex.  He is buried in Saffron Walden Cemetery

09-Feb

VAN MELCKEBEKE, ADOLF LUCIAN LEANDRE  (1814833); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, MT489 of No 25 Sqn, which crashed on take near Radwinter in Essex.  He is commemorated in The Maidenhead Register

09-Feb

McKENZIE, RAYMOND MURDOCH  (40520); age 28 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB759 QR-N of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

09-Feb

TASKER, BRIAN STANLEY  (437172); age 20 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB759 QR-N of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

09-Feb

EDWARDS, VERNON ALBERT  (1852213); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB759 QR-N of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

09-Feb

HERRING, STANLEY WILLIAM  (1898574); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB759 QR-N of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

09-Feb

CAESAR, CECIL CLAUDE  (657915); age 31 RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, HB836 of No 65 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 whilst escorting Beaufighters off Norway.  He is buried in Haugesund (Rossebo) Var Frelsers Cemetery

09-Feb

GRAVES, THOMAS BRIAN  (1431510); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed when Lancaster I, NG453 OL-M of No 83 Sqn, which was destroyed by fire after a bomb fell off its trolley and ignited.  He is buried in Coningsby Cemetery

09-Feb

MURES, RONALD ALBERT  (3045067); age 19 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed when Lancaster I, NG453 OL-M of No 83 Sqn, which was destroyed by fire after a bomb fell off its trolley and ignited.  He is buried in Coningsby Cemetery

09-Feb

FISHER, ERIC  (611918); age Unknown RAF

LAC

He had been serving with No 84 Sqn, when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Sandakan.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

09-Feb

TOOTELL, RONALD EDGAR  (2220183); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 149 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Downham.  He is buried in Derby (Nottingham Road) Cemetery

09-Feb

BRIGHT, ROLAND BERNARD  (2222977); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH255 'C' of No 159 Sqn, which was shot down by flak en-route to bomb railway targets at Khao Hua Gang.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

09-Feb

BURTON, DERRICK CHARLES NORTH  (1739627); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH255 'C' of No 159 Sqn, which was shot down by flak en-route to bomb railway targets at Khao Hua Gang.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

09-Feb

CONWAY, FRANCIS JAMES  (J/95229); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH255 'C' of No 159 Sqn, which was shot down by flak en-route to bomb railway targets at Khao Hua Gang.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

09-Feb

JOHNSON, KRISTINN GUDMUNDUR  (J/43938); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH255 'C' of No 159 Sqn, which was shot down by flak en-route to bomb railway targets at Khao Hua Gang.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

09-Feb

McMILLAN, RICHARD LYLE  (J/44860); age 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH255 'C' of No 159 Sqn, which was shot down by flak en-route to bomb railway targets at Khao Hua Gang.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

09-Feb

SCHROEDER, WILLIAM GERALD  (J/12468); age 27 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH255 'C' of No 159 Sqn, which was shot down by flak en-route to bomb railway targets at Khao Hua Gang.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

09-Feb

TALBOT, ROBERT  (J/45225); age 29 RCAF

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH255 'C' of No 159 Sqn, which was shot down by flak en-route to bomb railway targets at Khao Hua Gang.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

09-Feb

ZAICZKOWSKI, NICK  (J/45103); age 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH255 'C' of No 159 Sqn, which was shot down by flak en-route to bomb railway targets at Khao Hua Gang.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

09-Feb

CHETWYND-STAPYLTON, EDWARD MILES  (191835); age 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK650 AP-T of No 186 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak near Schwafheim during a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

09-Feb

CROWE, DONALD MCBEAN  (3040754); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK650 AP-T of No 186 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak near Schwafheim during a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

09-Feb

FINLAYSON, JAMES  (3020199); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK650 AP-T of No 186 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak near Schwafheim during a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

09-Feb

MORRIS, ERIC  (1586397); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK650 AP-T of No 186 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak near Schwafheim during a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

09-Feb

PITT, ALBERT STANLEY  (1897011); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK650 AP-T of No 186 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak near Schwafheim during a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

09-Feb

STEPHENS, WILLIAM  (1590766); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK650 AP-T of No 186 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak near Schwafheim during a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

09-Feb

WELLINGTON, RAYMOND  (1389461); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK650 AP-T of No 186 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak near Schwafheim during a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

09-Feb

BURROWS, NOEL  (51119); age 29 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ342 DT-B of No 192 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster PD376 of No 625 Sqn over the North Sea o its return from a bomber support sortie to Stettin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Feb

CHESHIRE, KENNETH GEORGE  (1591797); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ342 DT-B of No 192 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster PD376 of No 625 Sqn over the North Sea o its return from a bomber support sortie to Stettin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Feb

FINNIGAN, DAVID PERCY MAEERS  (176001); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ342 DT-B of No 192 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster PD376 of No 625 Sqn over the North Sea o its return from a bomber support sortie to Stettin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Feb

MITCHESON, ROBERT DIXON  (1592400); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ342 DT-B of No 192 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster PD376 of No 625 Sqn over the North Sea o its return from a bomber support sortie to Stettin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Feb

TUCKER, EVAN ALBERT ERNEST  (1852712); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ342 DT-B of No 192 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster PD376 of No 625 Sqn over the North Sea o its return from a bomber support sortie to Stettin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Feb

WEBB, DOUGLAS WILLIAM  (1187233); age 29 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ342 DT-B of No 192 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster PD376 of No 625 Sqn over the North Sea o its return from a bomber support sortie to Stettin.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

09-Feb

WOODS, BRIAN FREDERICK  (1881002); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ342 DT-B of No 192 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster PD376 of No 625 Sqn over the North Sea o its return from a bomber support sortie to Stettin.  He is buried in Husby Churchyard

09-Feb

BUTLER, BRIAN LEONARD  (429992); age 21 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ342 DT-B of No 192 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster PD376 of No 625 Sqn over the North Sea o its return from a bomber support sortie to Stettin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Feb

GRIMSDELL, ALEXANDER EDWARD  (1801903); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ372 of No 211 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

09-Feb

PURNELL, CECIL FREDERICK  (1395676); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ372 of No 211 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

09-Feb

FOWLER, GEORGE SWAN MURRAY  (442340); age 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress III, HB796 BU-T of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Window dispersing sortie near the Rhur.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Feb

BANNER, WILLIAM TAYLOR  (2221107); age 37 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress III, HB796 BU-T of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Window dispersing sortie near the Rhur.  He is buried in Sutton-in-Ashfield Cemetery

09-Feb

BUCKLAND, PETER GEORGE  (1337316); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress III, HB796 BU-T of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Window dispersing sortie near the Rhur.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Feb

BUNYAN, WILLIAM  (1118147); age 35 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress III, HB796 BU-T of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Window dispersing sortie near the Rhur.  He is buried in Bolton (Astley Bridge) Cemetery

09-Feb

CARROTT, ROBERT JAMES  (1816917); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress III, HB796 BU-T of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Window dispersing sortie near the Rhur.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Feb

DOBSON, ERNEST  (1590215); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress III, HB796 BU-T of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Window dispersing sortie near the Rhur.  He was cremated at Bradford Crematorium

09-Feb

USHER, THOMAS WILFRED HENRY  (3050447); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress III, HB796 BU-T of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Window dispersing sortie near the Rhur.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Feb

BENNETT, LIONEL JOHN  (42287); age 25 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress III, HB796 BU-T of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Window dispersing sortie near the Rhur.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Feb

OLDS, FREDERICK ROSSINI  (427313); age 31 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress III, HB796 BU-T of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Window dispersing sortie near the Rhur.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Feb

ROBERTSON, JAMES PETER  (422318); age 23 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress III, HB796 BU-T of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Window dispersing sortie near the Rhur.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

09-Feb

McKAINE, JOHN ALAN  (1892951); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ980 of No 298 Sqn, which ditched in Donegal Bay after becoming lost during a navigational exercise.  He is buried in Guildford Cemetery

09-Feb

CARR, JOHN  (J/21035); age 27 RCAF

Flt Lt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ980 of No 298 Sqn, which ditched in Donegal Bay after becoming lost during a navigational exercise.  He is buried in Irvinestown Church of Ireland Churchyard

09-Feb

ZALESKY, ALOIS  (185292); age 34 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS433 of No 312 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Chislet, near Herne Bay during a formation height climb, possibly due to oxygen starvation.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

09-Feb

SAMBERGER, ONDREJ  (787806); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, LZ951 of No 312 Sqn, which spun into the sea from high altitude during a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Feb

BORN, D H J (); age Unknown RNethNAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FR165 'K' of No 320 Sqn, which collided with FW212 of the same unit whilst flying in cloud en-route to a raid against Geldern.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

09-Feb

HARSEVOORT, H (); age Unknown RNethNAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FR165 'K' of No 320 Sqn, which collided with FW212 of the same unit whilst flying in cloud en-route to a raid against Geldern.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

09-Feb

WILSON, ROBERT MAXWELL  (1292035); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW212 'J' of No 320 Sqn, which collided with FR165 of the same unit  whilst flying in cloud en-route to a raid against Geldern.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

09-Feb

MANSCHOT, A (); age Unknown RNethNAS

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW212 'J' of No 320 Sqn, which collided with FR165 of the same unit  whilst flying in cloud en-route to a raid against Geldern.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

09-Feb

EMOUS, TH (); age Unknown RNethNAS

S/Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW212 'J' of No 320 Sqn, which collided with FR165 of the same unit  whilst flying in cloud en-route to a raid against Geldern.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

09-Feb

DIETS, A L (); age Unknown RNethNAS

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW212 'J' of No 320 Sqn, which collided with FR165 of the same unit  whilst flying in cloud en-route to a raid against Geldern.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

09-Feb

KNAPP, A K (); age Unknown RNethNAS

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW212 'J' of No 320 Sqn, which collided with FR165 of the same unit  whilst flying in cloud en-route to a raid against Geldern.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

09-Feb

BERGES, CLAUDE GERALD  (J/95209); age 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE761 of No 404 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during an anti-shipping strike off Fede Fjord in Norway.  He is buried in Haugesund (Rossebo) Var Frelsers Cemetery

09-Feb

MYRICK, PHILIP REX  (J/35788); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE761 of No 404 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during an anti-shipping strike off Fede Fjord in Norway.  He is buried in Haugesund (Rossebo) Var Frelsers Cemetery

09-Feb

COCHRANE, NORMAN DOUGLAS  (J/35704); age 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NT890 of No 404 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during an anti-shipping strike off Fede Fjord in Norway.  He is buried in Haugesund (Rossebo) Var Frelsers Cemetery

09-Feb

SMERNEOS, CHARLES  (J/29021); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NT890 of No 404 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during an anti-shipping strike off Fede Fjord in Norway.  He is buried in Haugesund (Rossebo) Var Frelsers Cemetery

09-Feb

BLUNDERFIELD, WILLIAM EDWARD  (J/92165); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NT922 of No 404 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during an anti-shipping strike off Fede Fjord in Norway.  He is buried in Haugesund (Rossebo) Var Frelsers Cemetery

09-Feb

JACKSON, WILLIAM JAMES  (J/92936); age 27 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NT922 of No 404 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during an anti-shipping strike off Fede Fjord in Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Feb

KNIGHT, OSWALD WELLINGTON  (J/36373); age 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV422 of No 404 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during an anti-shipping strike off Fede Fjord in Norway.  He is buried in Haugesund (Rossebo) Var Frelsers Cemetery

09-Feb

LYNCH, HUGH CHARLES  (J/35785); age 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV422 of No 404 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during an anti-shipping strike off Fede Fjord in Norway.  He is buried in Haugesund (Rossebo) Var Frelsers Cemetery

09-Feb

DUCKWORTH, ALAN MURRAY  (J/93719); age 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, RD136 of No 404 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during an anti-shipping strike off Fede Fjord in Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Feb

SMOOK, HARRY  (J/36168); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, RD136 of No 404 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during an anti-shipping strike off Fede Fjord in Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Feb

MIDDLETON, JEFFREY  (187929); age 30 RAF

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, RD136 of No 404 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during an anti-shipping strike off Fede Fjord in Norway.  He is buried in Haugesund (Rossebo) Var Frelsers Cemetery

09-Feb

KIFF, ALAN EDWARD SIDNEY  (1800584); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND912 LQ-X of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Feb

FOSTEY, ALLAN MARTIN  (R/147033); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND912 LQ-X of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Feb

MAHLER, LAURENCE HERMAN  (J/35749); age 30 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND912 LQ-X of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Feb

MARTIN, MAURICE JAMES  (J/88491); age 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND912 LQ-X of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Feb

McINTYRE, HUBERT BATES  (J/86652); age 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND912 LQ-X of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Feb

ST. PIERRE, ARMAND LEON JOSEPH  (J/92757); age 26 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND912 LQ-X of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Feb

STONE, THOMAS ALLEN  (J/92566); age 32 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND912 LQ-X of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Feb

GRIER, GORDON KEITH  (J/29194); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR249 6U-J of No 415 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Dunkirk on its return from a raid on an oil refinery at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

09-Feb

CAHOON, GRANT ALDER  (J/38389); age 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP682 OW-R of No 426 Sqn, which crashed in a force landing near Wetherby following an engine failure on take off from Linton-on-Ouse en-route to a raid on an oil refinery at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

09-Feb

CAMPBELL, JAMES DUNCAN  (J/94333); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP682 OW-R of No 426 Sqn, which crashed in a force landing near Wetherby following an engine failure on take off from Linton-on-Ouse en-route to a raid on an oil refinery at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

09-Feb

FETHERSTON, GEORGE HOWARD  (J/94144); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP682 OW-R of No 426 Sqn, which crashed in a force landing near Wetherby following an engine failure on take off from Linton-on-Ouse en-route to a raid on an oil refinery at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

09-Feb

HOUSTON, CLIFFORD ELMER  (J/94145); age 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP682 OW-R of No 426 Sqn, which crashed in a force landing near Wetherby following an engine failure on take off from Linton-on-Ouse en-route to a raid on an oil refinery at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

09-Feb

LAING, JAMES CHRISTOPHER  (J/94146); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP682 OW-R of No 426 Sqn, which crashed in a force landing near Wetherby following an engine failure on take off from Linton-on-Ouse en-route to a raid on an oil refinery at Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

09-Feb

BLACKSHAW, JOHN DOUGLAS  (432095); age 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV196 of No 455 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping sortie to the Sandoy-Bremanger area.  He is buried in Haugesund (Rossebo) Var Frelsers Cemetery

09-Feb

MUTIMER, DONALD ERNEST  (410694); age 28 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV196 of No 455 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping sortie to the Sandoy-Bremanger area.  He is buried in Haugesund (Rossebo) Var Frelsers Cemetery

09-Feb

WARREN, DOUGLAS FREDERICK  (153537); age 35 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR152 'S' of No 605 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie to Geldern.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

09-Feb

BULMAN, RAYMOND PAUL  (153060); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR152 'S' of No 605 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie to Geldern.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

09-Feb

PASCOE, VINCENT  (2205050); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 619 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Louth.  He is buried in Blackburn Cemetery

09-Feb

CAMERON, STANLEY LAIDLER  (3031383); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND554 LE-A of No 630 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Feb

MONTAGUE, JAMES  (1051821); age 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND554 LE-A of No 630 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Feb

NEWBY, ARTHUR RONALD  (1591945); age 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND554 LE-A of No 630 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Feb

SHARPE, NORMAN ERIC ARMOUR  (917319); age 29 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND554 LE-A of No 630 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Feb

YOUNG, LEON  (1591823); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND554 LE-A of No 630 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Feb

KNIGHT, ROBERT BAINES  (422292); age 25 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND554 LE-A of No 630 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Feb

LAMONT, JOHN  (427518); age 28 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND554 LE-A of No 630 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Politz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Feb

CAMERON, PHILLIP GREIG  (400112); age 31 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIX, RM640 of No 682 Sqn, which he was lost when he abandoned the aircraft over the Gulf of Venice following engine problems on his return from a PR sortie to Augsburg.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

09-Feb

SARGINSON, JOSEPH EDWIN  (543013); age 26 RAF

LAC

He was serving in the Far East (unit unknown) when he was captured by the Japanese.  he died in Japanese captivity whilst being force marched across Java.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

09-Feb

GROENNOU, HARRY THOMAS  (15979); age 28 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML829 of No 10 RAAF, which broke up and sank after hitting the boom defence having failed to take off from Mount Batten.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

09-Feb

HORE, PETER MALCOLM  (434172); age 21 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML829 of No 10 RAAF, which broke up and sank after hitting the boom defence having failed to take off from Mount Batten.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

09-Feb

SUMMERS, ARTHUR BENSON  (J/15785); age Unknown RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, LF535 of No 1695 Flt, which spun into the ground at Dalton on the approach to land.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

09-Feb

McQUEEN, ALASTAIR NORMAN LEIGH  (129934); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was attached to TAC HQ 21 Army Group B.L.A and was flying in Auster, ? of No 2 TAF Comm Flt when he was killed by ground fire near Beuningen, Nijmegen.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

09-Feb

BARWISE, WILLIAM  (1685683); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Expeditor I, HB201 of No 221 Grp Comm Sqn, which disappeared between Kalemyo and Jorhat.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

09-Feb

SNOWDEN, FRANK  (1457872); age 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Expeditor I, HB201 of No 221 Grp Comm Sqn, which disappeared between Kalemyo and Jorhat.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

09-Feb

HEWITT, WILLIAM WALTER  (1601266); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

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 commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

09-Feb

JOHNS, PETER CHARLES  (1813292); age 23 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 4272 (ex EG315) of No 41 AS, which crashed on take-off from East London in fog.  He is buried in East London (East Bank) Cemetery

09-Feb

HEPHER, AUSTIN FRANK  (3031915); age 19 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 5 ADS when he died on active service.  He is buried in Winnipeg (Brookside) Cemetery

09-Feb

ASHURST, HARRY D.  (102417V); age 26 SAAF

Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Marauder III, HD559 or HD446 of No 70 OTU, which collided with each other near El Shatt during a formation flying practice.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

09-Feb

BEEL, HANS  (205473V); age Unknown SAAF

Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Marauder III, HD559 or HD446 of No 70 OTU, which collided with each other near El Shatt during a formation flying practice.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

09-Feb

CARSTENS, WILLEM JOHANNES TOBIAS  (607497V); age 18 SAAF

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Marauder III, HD559 or HD446 of No 70 OTU, which collided with each other near El Shatt during a formation flying practice.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

09-Feb

DITTBERNER, L P MM (32552V); age Unknown SAAF

Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Marauder III, HD559 or HD446 of No 70 OTU, which collided with each other near El Shatt during a formation flying practice.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

09-Feb

KERRUISH, HAROLD NORMAN  (607493V); age Unknown SAAF

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Marauder III, HD559 or HD446 of No 70 OTU, which collided with each other near El Shatt during a formation flying practice.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

09-Feb

LAMBERT, LAURIE VINCENT  (192851V); age 23 SAAF

2 Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Marauder III, HD559 or HD446 of No 70 OTU, which collided with each other near El Shatt during a formation flying practice.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

09-Feb

MORSE, RONALD KRUMMECK  (606384V); age 19 SAAF

2 Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Marauder III, HD559 or HD446 of No 70 OTU, which collided with each other near El Shatt during a formation flying practice.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

09-Feb

BROWE, WILLIAM DALTON  (2208975); age 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in either Marauder III, HD559 or HD446 of No 70 OTU, which collided with each other near El Shatt during a formation flying practice.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

09-Feb

EARL, WILLIAM MURRAY  (172587); age 35 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in either Marauder III, HD559 or HD446 of No 70 OTU, which collided with each other near El Shatt during a formation flying practice.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

09-Feb

FINCH, JOHN MARTIN  (1593106); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in either Marauder III, HD559 or HD446 of No 70 OTU, which collided with each other near El Shatt during a formation flying practice.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

09-Feb

PRIDMORE, JOHN KENNETH  (182042); age 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in either Marauder III, HD559 or HD446 of No 70 OTU, which collided with each other near El Shatt during a formation flying practice.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

09-Feb

BEATTIE, JOHN NESBITT  (416441); age 22 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN704 of No 83 GSU, which spun into the ground in the circuit at Dunsfold on his first solo on the type after the engine failed due to lack of fuel.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

09-Feb

AMES, STANLEY CHARLES MICHAEL BEM (1376027); age 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Secunderabad at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

09-Feb

DALTON, DERRICK  (942142); age 22 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 Bourne.  He is buried in Rotherham (Greasbrough) Cemetery

09-Feb

REA, GORDON THOMAS  (1903718); age 29 RAFVR

LAC

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

09-Feb

WRIGHT, ALDRIDGE  (1263808); 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 Ipswich.  He is buried in Whitton (St Botolph) Churchyard

09-Feb

NICHOLSON, RICHARD  (539088); age 28 RAF

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Corstorphine Hill) Cemetery

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