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Casualties - 10 - 13 February 1945


10-Feb

GRIEVE, ANDREW GRAHAM  (1555208); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR345 of No 21 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

10-Feb

BROWN, EUGENE DEVERLE  (J/21414); age 27 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR345 of No 21 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

10-Feb

SAVORY, ROBERT GLYNDWR  (152676); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 22 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

10-Feb

HALL, MARTYN BRUCE  (328370V); age Unknown SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt II, HD252 of No 79 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Wangjing after hitting a tree.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

10-Feb

BRIDGETT, CYRIL JOHN  (1320049); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, HD365 of No 98 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid against Xanten.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

10-Feb

WILLIAMS, DUDLEY ERNEST GORDON  (153960); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, HD365 of No 98 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid against Xanten.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

10-Feb

DICK, JAMES ANDREW TAYLOR  (J/94185); age 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, HD365 of No 98 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid against Xanten.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

10-Feb

GALLOP, JARVIS ERWIN  (R/174932); age 23 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, HD365 of No 98 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid against Xanten.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

10-Feb

FRENCH, RICHARD YORK  (424752); age 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK279 NF-L of No 138 Sqn, which crashed into Gamborg Fjord after running into a blizzard during Operation Tablejam 190 to Denmark on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Fredericia Northern Churchyard

10-Feb

TUCKER, LAWRENCE STANLEY  (417766); age 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK279 NF-L of No 138 Sqn, which crashed into Gamborg Fjord after running into a blizzard during Operation Tablejam 190 to Denmark on behalf of SOE.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Feb

BALL, RONALD JAMES  (1321859); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK279 NF-L of No 138 Sqn, which crashed into Gamborg Fjord after running into a blizzard during Operation Tablejam 190 to Denmark on behalf of SOE.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Feb

CARTHEW, WILLIAM JOHN  (1853102); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK279 NF-L of No 138 Sqn, which crashed into Gamborg Fjord after running into a blizzard during Operation Tablejam 190 to Denmark on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Middelfart Sondre Cemetery

10-Feb

HARAGAN, WILLIAM MAURICE  (3000420); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK279 NF-L of No 138 Sqn, which crashed into Gamborg Fjord after running into a blizzard during Operation Tablejam 190 to Denmark on behalf of SOE.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Feb

MERCER, GORDON ERNEST  (154929); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK279 NF-L of No 138 Sqn, which crashed into Gamborg Fjord after running into a blizzard during Operation Tablejam 190 to Denmark on behalf of SOE.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Feb

TOES, GEOFFREY CHAPMAN  (1683242); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK279 NF-L of No 138 Sqn, which crashed into Gamborg Fjord after running into a blizzard during Operation Tablejam 190 to Denmark on behalf of SOE.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Feb

WILLIAMS, CLAUDE REGINALD  (910168); age 33 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving with No 153 Sqn, when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity, probably whilst being held in a camp at Sandakan.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

10-Feb

GOTHARD, WILLIAM THOMAS  (702097); age 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB146 of No 189 Sqn, which fatally injured when his aircraft was in collision with Hurricane IIC, PZ744 of No 1690 Flt, with which it had just completed a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Addlestone Burial Ground

10-Feb

MORTON, NORMAN STORRS  (151472); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 228 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

10-Feb

LANSDOWN, DESMOND WILLIAM BURT  (184368); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt II, KJ285 of No 258 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Ratnap.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

10-Feb

BEGG, JOHN  (425109); age 25 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ927 of No 357 Sqn, which was lost in bad weather near Mount Victoria in the Chin Hills after completing a supply dropping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

10-Feb

REID, JAMES WARWICK DAVISON  (421464); age 25 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ927 of No 357 Sqn, which was lost in bad weather near Mount Victoria in the Chin Hills after completing a supply dropping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

10-Feb

HARTLEY, JACK  (1534015); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ927 of No 357 Sqn, which was lost in bad weather near Mount Victoria in the Chin Hills after completing a supply dropping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

10-Feb

LONGHURST, JAMES LESLIE  (1395543); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ927 of No 357 Sqn, which was lost in bad weather near Mount Victoria in the Chin Hills after completing a supply dropping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

10-Feb

NATHANIEL, THOMAS PORTEUS  (2209199); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ927 of No 357 Sqn, which was lost in bad weather near Mount Victoria in the Chin Hills after completing a supply dropping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

10-Feb

ROSENTHAL, STANLEY  (1716714); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HB151 'F' of No 418 Sqn, which was lost on an intruder sortie to the Rhur.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

10-Feb

CHARDE, WILLIAM CRAWFORD  (J/11328); age 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HB151 'F' of No 418 Sqn, which was lost on an intruder sortie to the Rhur.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

10-Feb

HOBBY, JOHN CHARLES  (159407); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW845 'T' of No 454 Sqn, which crashed into a lake shortly after taking off whilst flying solo.  He is buried in Coriano Ridge War Cemetery

10-Feb

DOCKERY, GRAEME MARK  (430736); age 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB812 of No 460 Sqn, which dived into the ground during a training flight at Caythorpe near Grantham.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

10-Feb

DOWNING, JEFFREY JOHN  (418648); age 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB812 of No 460 Sqn, which dived into the ground during a training flight at Caythorpe near Grantham.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

10-Feb

MILLER, RICHARD ALBERT GEORGE  (429723); age 27 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB812 of No 460 Sqn, which dived into the ground during a training flight at Caythorpe near Grantham.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

10-Feb

POPE, RHODRIC LESLIE  (437951); age 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB812 of No 460 Sqn, which dived into the ground during a training flight at Caythorpe near Grantham.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

10-Feb

ROBINSON, ANTHONY GATWARD  (435913); age 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB812 of No 460 Sqn, which dived into the ground during a training flight at Caythorpe near Grantham.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

10-Feb

NESBIT-BELL, FREDERICK ALBERT CECIL  (1587443); age 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB812 of No 460 Sqn, which dived into the ground during a training flight at Caythorpe near Grantham.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

10-Feb

NEWBURY, DERRICK ROY  (920791); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, RD210 of No 1 FU, which flew into Aran Fawddwy in Merionethshire whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Bournemouth East Cemetery

10-Feb

ROE, ALAN LYLE  (257465); age 36 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, RD210 of No 1 FU, which flew into Aran Fawddwy in Merionethshire whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

10-Feb

GOULDING, ANTHONY EDWARD  (1604189); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

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

10-Feb

MacKENZIE, DONALD GORDON  (1825949); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME750 'T' of No 1666 HCU, which spun into the ground on fire out of cloud and crashed near South Cerney.  He is buried in Kilmarnock Cemetery

10-Feb

CHRISTIE, HERBERT GEORGE  (J/41488); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME750 'T' of No 1666 HCU, which spun into the ground on fire out of cloud and crashed near South Cerney.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

10-Feb

HEARD, ALVIN WALTER  (R/279247); age 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME750 'T' of No 1666 HCU, which spun into the ground on fire out of cloud and crashed near South Cerney.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

10-Feb

MATHESON, WILLIAM HENRY  (J/45935); age 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME750 'T' of No 1666 HCU, which spun into the ground on fire out of cloud and crashed near South Cerney.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

10-Feb

PRIDHAM, KENNETH MARK  (J/40515); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME750 'T' of No 1666 HCU, which spun into the ground on fire out of cloud and crashed near South Cerney.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

10-Feb

SNETSINGER, ARNOLD JOSEPH  (J/44733); age 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME750 'T' of No 1666 HCU, which spun into the ground on fire out of cloud and crashed near South Cerney.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

10-Feb

TAIT, EARL DOUGLAS  (J/39632); age 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME750 'T' of No 1666 HCU, which spun into the ground on fire out of cloud and crashed near South Cerney.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

10-Feb

KELLEGHER, PATRICK BERNARD  (632921); age 24 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4890 of No 1667 HCU, which spun into the ground on fire out of cloud and crashed near Thorney Island.  He is buried in Birchington (All Saints) Churchyard, Margate

10-Feb

LIVERSIDGE, GEORGE ALEXANDER  (49551); age 32 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4890 of No 1667 HCU, which spun into the ground on fire out of cloud and crashed near Thorney Island.  He is buried in Evesham Cemetery

10-Feb

CALLUM, CHARLES DAVID  (177705); age 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4890 of No 1667 HCU, which spun into the ground on fire out of cloud and crashed near Thorney Island.  He is buried in West Thorney (St Nicholas) Churchyard

10-Feb

DARBY, CECIL BENHAM  (1816533); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4890 of No 1667 HCU, which spun into the ground on fire out of cloud and crashed near Thorney Island.  He is buried in Crewe Cemetery

10-Feb

KING, HAROLD SYDNEY JOHN  (164615); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4890 of No 1667 HCU, which spun into the ground on fire out of cloud and crashed near Thorney Island.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Feb

METZGER, HAROLD  (1814404); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4890 of No 1667 HCU, which spun into the ground on fire out of cloud and crashed near Thorney Island.  He is buried in East Ham (Marlow Road) Jewish Cemetery

10-Feb

WOODHEAD, COLIN  (1625419); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4890 of No 1667 HCU, which spun into the ground on fire out of cloud and crashed near Thorney Island.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Feb

HOLDSWORTH, FRANK DARE  (48791); age 27 RAF

Flt Lt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR178 of No 2 GSU, which flew into a building near New York in Lincolnshire whilst low flying.  He is buried in Chislehurst Cemetery

10-Feb

FOLWELL, ALAN  (746844); age 25 RAFVR

WO

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR178 of No 2 GSU, which flew into a building near New York in Lincolnshire whilst low flying.  He is buried in Leicester (Welford Road) Cemetery

10-Feb

FROST, WILLIAM DONALD GARLAND  (420616); age 25 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XII, HK141 of No 51 OTU, which crashed on Helvellyn in the Lake District during a training flight.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

10-Feb

MARSHALL, CORBIE FRANK  (433705); age 25 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XII, HK141 of No 51 OTU, which crashed on Helvellyn in the Lake District during a training flight.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

10-Feb

BRAND, JAMES ERIC  (1409664); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 5765 MSU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

10-Feb

SEELLY, MICHAEL GEORGE ST JOHN  (130960); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Martinet I, RG883 of No 4 FP, which flew into a slag heap at Thankerton Colliery in Lanarkshire in bad visibility.  He is buried in Holmer and Shelwick (Holmer) Cemetery.

10-Feb

SMITH, ALEXANDER GEORGE (123468); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mosquito IX, MM235 of No 8 OTU, which hit an obstruction during a sigle engined overshoot at Woodvale.  He is buried in Redhill (Redstone) Cemetary.

10-Feb

BEEVER, ERIC  (1054179); age 25 RAFVR

AC2

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

10-Feb

WADDELL, WILLIAM  (120483); age 24 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 Bristol.  He is buried in Holme Eden (St Paul) Churchyard

10-Feb

KER, IAN MARK PERCEVAL  (964750); age 19 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 Gainsborough.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

10-Feb

PHILLIPS, LESLIE WILLIAM  (1273011); age 38 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 Gloucester R.  He is buried in Cheltenham Cemetery

10-Feb

SMITH, RAYMOND GEORGE ERIC  (1863336); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Newcastle upon Tyne.  He is buried in Willesden New Cemetery

11-Feb

TAYLOR, RICHARD  (1802532); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 34 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

11-Feb

STRAUSS, JACOBUS GUSTAAF  (44546); age 36 RAF

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 151 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Feb

POTGIETER, ST L G  (207356V); age 20 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, LV748 of No 152 Sqn, which crashed near Thazi after hitting trees during a ground attack sortie.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

11-Feb

MORGAN, LAURENCE HERBERT  (1890130); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 179 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Edmonton Cemetery, Middlesex

11-Feb

KNUDSEN, B (); age 

2 Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, PT848 'J' of No 332 Sqn, which was lost on a weather recce flight.  

11-Feb

LALOUX, J (); age Recce

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, NH685 of No 350 Sqn, which crashed landed after being hit by flak during an armed recce.  

11-Feb

HODGES, WILLIAM GEORGE  (C/4793); age 31 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, RMxxx of No 402 Sqn, which crashed on its return from an armed recce.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

11-Feb

RAMSDEN, CYRIL  (1816402); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, NJ183 of No 423 Sqn, which crashed near Irvinestown during an anti-submarine patrol as the result of an engine fire.  He is buried in Grimsby (Scartho Road) Cemetery

11-Feb

WOOLLATT, PHILIP  (1585619); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, NJ183 of No 423 Sqn, which crashed near Irvinestown during an anti-submarine patrol as the result of an engine fire.  He is buried in Irvinestown Church of Ireland Churchyard

11-Feb

CRUICKSHANK, CHARLES EDWARD  (R/58082); age 42 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, NJ183 of No 423 Sqn, which crashed near Irvinestown during an anti-submarine patrol as the result of an engine fire.  He is buried in Irvinestown Church of Ireland Churchyard

11-Feb

GINGRICH, JACK  (R/222058); age 38 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, NJ183 of No 423 Sqn, which crashed near Irvinestown during an anti-submarine patrol as the result of an engine fire.  He is buried in Irvinestown Church of Ireland Churchyard

11-Feb

HAILSTONE, TERENCE RAMSAY  (J/35173); age 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, NJ183 of No 423 Sqn, which crashed near Irvinestown during an anti-submarine patrol as the result of an engine fire.  He is buried in Irvinestown Church of Ireland Churchyard

11-Feb

KNIBBS, EDWARD FREDERICK  (R/184884); age 20 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, NJ183 of No 423 Sqn, which crashed near Irvinestown during an anti-submarine patrol as the result of an engine fire.  He is buried in Irvinestown Church of Ireland Churchyard

11-Feb

McLENNAN, JOHN ALEXANDER  (J/26824); age 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, NJ183 of No 423 Sqn, which crashed near Irvinestown during an anti-submarine patrol as the result of an engine fire.  He is buried in Irvinestown Church of Ireland Churchyard

11-Feb

ROSS, JOHN DAVID  (J/12298); age 25 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, NJ183 of No 423 Sqn, which crashed near Irvinestown during an anti-submarine patrol as the result of an engine fire.  He is buried in Irvinestown Church of Ireland Churchyard

11-Feb

SEEGER, JAMES ROBERT  (J/28722); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, NJ183 of No 423 Sqn, which crashed near Irvinestown during an anti-submarine patrol as the result of an engine fire.  He is buried in Irvinestown Church of Ireland Churchyard

11-Feb

SOUCIE, JEAN MARIE  (R/117426); age 23 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, NJ183 of No 423 Sqn, which crashed near Irvinestown during an anti-submarine patrol as the result of an engine fire.  He is buried in Irvinestown (Sacred Heart) Roman Catholic Churchyard

11-Feb

WILBEE, MORLEY  (J/35193); age Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, NJ183 of No 423 Sqn, which crashed near Irvinestown during an anti-submarine patrol as the result of an engine fire.  He is buried in Irvinestown Church of Ireland Churchyard

11-Feb

HARDING, MAURICE FRANK  (1314524); age 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, RN120 of No 610 Sqn, which was lost during an armed recce in the Paderborn area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Feb

BURTON, ARNOLD  (2206552); age 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 684 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

11-Feb

WILLIAMS, KENNETH JOHN  (1583407); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hamilcar, LA737 of No 1 HGSU, which crashed into trees whilst attempting a force landing after the tow rope parted on take off from Tarrant Rushton.  He is buried in Smethwick (Uplands) Cemetery

11-Feb

GRANT, JAMES GLENNY  (984366); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 140 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen

11-Feb

McLELLAN, BRUCE HILARY  (J/95052); age Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston V, BZ660 of No 3 FU, which overturned on landing at Catania after suffered a burst tyre on take off from Blida.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

11-Feb

BARNES, ROBERT  (1637114); age 36 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 353 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

11-Feb

SQUANCE, JOHN MARTYN  (153549); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXV, KB370 of No 45 Grp, which was lost on a ferry flight from Greenland to the UK.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Feb

FOSTER, STANLEY  (1685236); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK502 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed into the sea whilst taking off at night from Turnberry in bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Feb

MARINER, HENRY  (1804393); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK502 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed into the sea whilst taking off at night from Turnberry in bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Feb

PEWSEY, ALAN REGINALD  (181348); age 36 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK502 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed into the sea whilst taking off at night from Turnberry in bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Feb

BOWDEN, CHARLES HENRY  (561462); age 33 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, which may have occurred in the RAF Hospital at Halton, his death being registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Gosport (Ann's Hill) Cemetery

11-Feb

BEAGLEY, DEREK MORDAUNT  (154122); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Radipole (St Ann) Churchyard Extension

12-Feb

SLATER, WALTER CHARLES DENNIS  (152454); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MA534 of No 93 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on MT.  He is buried in Argenta Gap War Cemetery

12-Feb

FORSYTH, WILLIAM  (1107399); age 39 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 100 Sqn, when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Mukaishima in Japan.  He is buried in Rothes Old Churchyard

12-Feb

BELLISLE, JOSEPH LOUIS ALPHONSE ROLAND  (J/20225); age 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt II, KJ263 of No 123 Sqn, which was lost during a strafing attack on an airfield at Slewekpi Leure.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

12-Feb

HOPKIN, HAYDN HOUNAM  (154236); age 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XII, HK160 of No 256 Sqn, which failed to return from an interception and came down in the sea off Revenna.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

12-Feb

PRICE, FRANK WILLIAM  (122550); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XII, HK160 of No 256 Sqn, which failed to return from an interception and came down in the sea off Revenna.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

12-Feb

BURTON, THOMAS GRAY  (J/38111); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG711 of No 435 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie to the Budelin area.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

12-Feb

COULSON, WARD DOUGLAS  (J/95264); age 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG711 of No 435 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie to the Budelin area.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

12-Feb

DUNCAN, STANLEY MAXWELL  (J/95303); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG711 of No 435 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie to the Budelin area.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

12-Feb

EDEN, WILLIAM ANDREW  (J/42825); age 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG711 of No 435 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie to the Budelin area.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

12-Feb

HOLTAN, RALPH HENRY  (J/95320); age 29 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG711 of No 435 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie to the Budelin area.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

12-Feb

CONOLAN, BERNARD LESLIE REID  (428070); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF402 of No 458 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Gibraltar during a non-operational training flight.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

12-Feb

FOX, WILLIAM JOHN  (428682); age 30 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF402 of No 458 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Gibraltar during a non-operational training flight.  He is commemorated on the Gibraltar Memorial

12-Feb

LEE, MERVYN THOMAS  (410993); age 27 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF402 of No 458 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Gibraltar during a non-operational training flight.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

12-Feb

WATTS, KEITH HAMILTON  (429839); age 23 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF402 of No 458 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Gibraltar during a non-operational training flight.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

12-Feb

WOOD, EDWIN ARTHUR  (109926); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

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

12-Feb

LOTHIAN, THOMAS JAMES  (J/92380); age 26 RCAF

Plt Off

He was serving with No 622 Sqn and was killed in an accidental fall in London (Nell Gwynn House).  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

12-Feb

JEANS, CLEMENT  (842271); age 46 AuxAF

LAC

He was serving with No 904 Sqn, at the time of his death, which may have occurred in the RAF Hospital at Halton, his death being registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Hayes (St Mary) Churchyard, Bromley

12-Feb

O'NEILL, JOHN PATRICK  (1085325); age 32 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 2856 Sqn RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery

12-Feb

BLAKE, ARTHUR  (1633040); age 39 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with Rear HQ 48 Grp at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery

12-Feb

EVANS, MARY  (471859); age 24 WAAF

ACW1

She was serving in the UK at the time of her death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Fylde.  She is buried in Keswick (St John) Churchyard

12-Feb

HILL, JOHN STANLEY  (189312); age 35 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 Hereford.  He is buried in Harrow (Harrow Weald) Cemetery

12-Feb

PEACOCK, CONSTANCE  (2095913); age 24 WAAF

LACW

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

12-Feb

HUGHES, VIVIEN STANLEY  (1877752); age 21 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Oxford.  He is buried in Didcot (All Saints) Churchyard

13-Feb

GOODWIN, JOSEPH BARKER  (110830); age 35 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD928 of No 62 Sqn, which flew into high ground and burst into flames as it descended through cloud on the approach to Kangla on its return from a supply dropping sortie in bad weather.  He is buried in Imphal War Cemetery

13-Feb

HILL, RONALD JAMES  (1321535); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD928 of No 62 Sqn, which flew into high ground and burst into flames as it descended through cloud on the approach to Kangla on its return from a supply dropping sortie in bad weather.  He is buried in Imphal War Cemetery

13-Feb

PICKARD, FRANK HUBERT  (153396); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD928 of No 62 Sqn, which flew into high ground and burst into flames as it descended through cloud on the approach to Kangla on its return from a supply dropping sortie in bad weather.  He is buried in Imphal War Cemetery

13-Feb

WOODHOUSE, HARRY  (1543235); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD928 of No 62 Sqn, which flew into high ground and burst into flames as it descended through cloud on the approach to Kangla on its return from a supply dropping sortie in bad weather.  He is buried in Imphal War Cemetery

13-Feb

GUEST, DOUGLAS WILLIAM DOREY  (410328); age 23 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP672 'U' of No 181 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and/or flew into power cables near Meschede.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

13-Feb

BRADY, WILLIAM GEORGE  (428583); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, LF599 of No 289 Sqn, which crashed into the Firth of Forth during an AA co-operation exercise.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Corstorphine Hill) Cemetery

13-Feb

GOLDOWSKI, Lucjan Stanislaw (P.706613); age 23 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA185 BH-W of No 300 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, NF932 of No 550 Sqn shortly after taking off from Faldingworth en-route to a raid on Dresden.  

13-Feb

JAMELINIEC, Aleksander (P.704208); age 24 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA185 BH-W of No 300 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, NF932 of No 550 Sqn shortly after taking off from Faldingworth en-route to a raid on Dresden.  He is buried in Newark-Upon-Trent Cemetery

13-Feb

KACZMARZ, Antoni (P.705446); age 32 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA185 BH-W of No 300 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, NF932 of No 550 Sqn shortly after taking off from Faldingworth en-route to a raid on Dresden.  

13-Feb

MYKIETYN, Marian (P.792387); age 24 PAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA185 BH-W of No 300 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, NF932 of No 550 Sqn shortly after taking off from Faldingworth en-route to a raid on Dresden.  He is buried in Newark-Upon-Trent Cemetery

13-Feb

NIZINSKI, Boleslaw (P.704013); age 24 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA185 BH-W of No 300 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, NF932 of No 550 Sqn shortly after taking off from Faldingworth en-route to a raid on Dresden.  

13-Feb

OGORZAL, Mieczyslaw Franciszek (P.704316); age 24 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA185 BH-W of No 300 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, NF932 of No 550 Sqn shortly after taking off from Faldingworth en-route to a raid on Dresden.  He is buried in Newark-Upon-Trent Cemetery

13-Feb

PLACZEK, Jozef (P.781228); age 26 PAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA185 BH-W of No 300 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, NF932 of No 550 Sqn shortly after taking off from Faldingworth en-route to a raid on Dresden.  

13-Feb

DITMARSCH, ERIC  (172037); age Unknown RNethNAS

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XVI, RK892 'A' of No 322 Sqn, which was lost during an armed recce whilst attacking enemy lines of communication.  He is buried in Oegstgeest Prostestant Churchyard

13-Feb

DE LONGEVILLE, M  FFAF (); age Recce FFAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, NH218 of No 345 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Vynen whilst attacking ground targets.  

13-Feb

HEPBURN, STUART ALEXANDER WILSON  (J/38441); age 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, NC835 of No 407 Sqn, which ditched off Chivenor.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

13-Feb

HOBBS, JOHN WELDON  (J/14454); age 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, NC835 of No 407 Sqn, which ditched off Chivenor.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

13-Feb

KUKURSKI, ROBERT  (J/36678); age Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, NC835 of No 407 Sqn, which ditched off Chivenor.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

13-Feb

MULHALL, GEORGE LAFRICAIN  (J/93809); age 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, NC835 of No 407 Sqn, which ditched off Chivenor.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Feb

COLEMAN, MAXWELL JOHN  (429178); age 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NG234 JO-E of No 463 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dresden.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

13-Feb

FERNLEY-STOTT, NORMAN CHARLES  (429281); age 20 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NG234 JO-E of No 463 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dresden.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

13-Feb

McMANUS, TERENCE BELLEW  (424791); age 21 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NG234 JO-E of No 463 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dresden.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

13-Feb

WILSON, BRUCE THOMAS TALBOT  (432348); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NG234 JO-E of No 463 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dresden.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

13-Feb

JOHNSON, JAMES  (1573913); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NG234 JO-E of No 463 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dresden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Feb

MARRIOTT, RICHARD  (1593487); age 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NG234 JO-E of No 463 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dresden.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

13-Feb

ALLEN, ERIC SIDNEY  (179320); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF932 BQ-B2 of No 550 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, PA185 of No 300 Sqn shortly after taking off from North Killingholme en-route to a raid on Dresden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Feb

BYRNE, JOHN RILEY  (188508); age 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF932 BQ-B2 of No 550 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, PA185 of No 300 Sqn shortly after taking off from North Killingholme en-route to a raid on Dresden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Feb

CRUMP, REGINALD GEORGE  (1315733); age 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF932 BQ-B2 of No 550 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, PA185 of No 300 Sqn shortly after taking off from North Killingholme en-route to a raid on Dresden.  He is buried in Ebbw Vale Cemetery

13-Feb

DENNISON, ALEXANDER BEVERIDGE  (1566359); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF932 BQ-B2 of No 550 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, PA185 of No 300 Sqn shortly after taking off from North Killingholme en-route to a raid on Dresden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Feb

MAGINLEY, GEORGE ALBERT  (1565120); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF932 BQ-B2 of No 550 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, PA185 of No 300 Sqn shortly after taking off from North Killingholme en-route to a raid on Dresden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Feb

MURRAY-SHIRREFF, JAMES EDWARD  (173508); age 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF932 BQ-B2 of No 550 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, PA185 of No 300 Sqn shortly after taking off from North Killingholme en-route to a raid on Dresden.  He is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery

13-Feb

SMITH, EDWARD THOMAS  (2221148); age 42 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF932 BQ-B2 of No 550 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, PA185 of No 300 Sqn shortly after taking off from North Killingholme en-route to a raid on Dresden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Feb

PRIOR, GILBERT RONALD GEORGE  (1307269); age 27 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2837 Sqn RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

13-Feb

TATE, TREVOR BELL  (1548587); age 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 107 SP at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

13-Feb

MATTSON, VERNON GILBERT  (R/202907); age 20 RCAF

LAC

He was serving with No 1659 HCU and was killed by a jack which struck him after slipping from underneath a Halifax being worked on at Topcliffe.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

13-Feb

ATTERTON, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (159259); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 54 PTC at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

13-Feb

SUFFIELD, THOMAS JAMES  (1350843); age 36 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 70 MTLRU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

13-Feb

BURNELL, ERNEST WILLIAM GEORGE  (932715); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 7152 SE and was killed in an air raid on the campsite of the airstrip.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery.

13-Feb

CHAPPELL, RONALD SIDNEY  (1812042); age 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 7152 SE and was killed in an air raid on the campsite of the airstrip.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery.

13-Feb

ELVIDGE, JOHN HENRY  (1157211); age 25 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 7152 SE and was killed in an air raid on the campsite of the airstrip.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery.

13-Feb

HALLIDAY, RONALD BRYDEN  (1064912); age 28 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 7152 SE and was killed in an air raid on the campsite of the airstrip.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery.

13-Feb

McROBERT, GORDON GRAHAM  (972056); age 26 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 7152 SE and was killed in an air raid on the campsite of the airstrip.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery.

13-Feb

NOAD, WALTER CHARLES  (1196000); age Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 7152 SE and was killed in an air raid on the campsite of the airstrip.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery.

13-Feb

WALKER, WALTER  (1510054); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 7152 SE and was killed in an air raid on the campsite of the airstrip.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery.

13-Feb

HADLER, JOHN  (1473333); age 31 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, which may have occurred in the RAF Hospital at Halton, his death being registered in Aylesbury.  He was cremated at Woking (St John's) Crematorium

13-Feb

WILLIAMS, WILFRED ERNEST  (1665480); age 42 RAFVR

LAC

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

13-Feb

WALLACE, JAMES STEWART  (329706); age 42 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Fakenham.  He is buried in Glasgow (Riddrie Park) Cemetery

13-Feb

GIBSON, SYDNEY GARFIELD  (1025131); age 37 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 Sunderland.  He is buried in Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) Cemetery

13-Feb

CLENNAN, HARRIET  (20918); age 22 WAAF

LACW

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

13-Feb

LAPPING, PETER LEONARD  (1863036); age 53 RAFVR

AC2

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

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