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Casualties - 14 - 15 February 1945


14-Feb

DUNNE, JOHN JOSEPH  (422148); age 22 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF937 WS-E of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Sasserath during a Tallboy raid against a viaduct at Altenbeken near Paderborn.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

14-Feb

OCKERBY, HORACE JOHN  (629786); age Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF937 WS-E of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Sasserath during a Tallboy raid against a viaduct at Altenbeken near Paderborn.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

14-Feb

THAIN, MAURICE JOSEPH  (186232); age Unknown RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF937 WS-E of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Sasserath during a Tallboy raid against a viaduct at Altenbeken near Paderborn.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

14-Feb

JORDAN, JOHN FREDERICK  (1150197); age 29 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF937 WS-E of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Sasserath during a Tallboy raid against a viaduct at Altenbeken near Paderborn.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

14-Feb

KNIGHT, JAMES WILLIAM  (1613421); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF937 WS-E of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Sasserath during a Tallboy raid against a viaduct at Altenbeken near Paderborn.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

14-Feb

PHILPOTT, CUTHBERT LAWSON  (151758); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF937 WS-E of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Sasserath during a Tallboy raid against a viaduct at Altenbeken near Paderborn.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

14-Feb

ROSE, JOHN THOMAS  (J/92419); age Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF937 WS-E of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Sasserath during a Tallboy raid against a viaduct at Altenbeken near Paderborn.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

14-Feb

BERRY, ALBERT JAMES  (1800664); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ793 ZA-X of No 10 Sqn, which came down at Asmindrup in Denmark during a gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Holbaek Ostre Churchyard

14-Feb

GRAYSHAN, JOHN  (187810); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ793 ZA-X of No 10 Sqn, which came down at Asmindrup in Denmark during a gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Holbaek Ostre Churchyard

14-Feb

BROWN, GEORGE PIERREPONT  (1436819); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV253 of No 27 Sqn, which spun into the ground on recovery from a dive on the ranges at Ranchi.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

14-Feb

McCOWAN, JOHN ALEXANDER  (778774); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV253 of No 27 Sqn, which spun into the ground on recovery from a dive on the ranges at Ranchi.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

14-Feb

BIGNELL, JACK CECIL ROBERT  (1399771); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ803 KN-G of No 77 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Braunkohle-Benzin plant at Bohlen.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

HUBBARD, GEORGE ALAN  (1898789); age 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ803 KN-G of No 77 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Braunkohle-Benzin plant at Bohlen.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

NICHOLAS, RONALD ERNEST  (1602153); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ803 KN-G of No 77 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Braunkohle-Benzin plant at Bohlen.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

ROBINSON, BASIL  (3041016); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ803 KN-G of No 77 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Braunkohle-Benzin plant at Bohlen.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

SIMMONS, ALFRED GEORGE  (1397591); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ803 KN-G of No 77 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Braunkohle-Benzin plant at Bohlen.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

SWAIN, JAMES  (1822601); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ803 KN-G of No 77 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Braunkohle-Benzin plant at Bohlen.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

VIDAMOUR, HAROLD JOHN  (1595297); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ803 KN-G of No 77 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Braunkohle-Benzin plant at Bohlen.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

ANGIER, DAVID STEPHEN  (154169); age 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, EJ695 of No 80 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Brunswick.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

14-Feb

ROYDS, CLEMENT FLETCHER  (154114); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, EJ776 of No 80 Sqn, which he abandoned after colliding with a Bf 109 near Celle but he did not survive.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

14-Feb

RIMMINGTON, DUGALD GEOFFREY  (428413); age 21 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM682 PM-O of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Winterkasten during a raid to Dresden.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

14-Feb

GILFILLAN, GEORGE ROSS  (1626440); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM682 PM-O of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Winterkasten during a raid to Dresden.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

14-Feb

PETTMAN, ALBERT HARRY  (1892292); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM682 PM-O of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Winterkasten during a raid to Dresden.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

14-Feb

RUSHWORTH, FRANK ALFRED  (3006069); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM682 PM-O of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Winterkasten during a raid to Dresden.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

14-Feb

STAPLES, EDWARD VOSTER  (1622882); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM682 PM-O of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Winterkasten during a raid to Dresden.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

14-Feb

SWAN, WILLIAM HENRY  (1895002); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM682 PM-O of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Winterkasten during a raid to Dresden.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

14-Feb

TURNER, GEORGE  (1594612); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM682 PM-O of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Winterkasten during a raid to Dresden.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

14-Feb

PRESTON, GEORGE  (1826725); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB686 KO-D of No 115 Sqn, which was abandoned near Joncourt in France following an engine fire on its return from a raid to Dresden.  He is buried in Cambrai (Route De Solesmes) Communal Cemetery

14-Feb

BAYLEY, DECKLAND ARCHIBALD  (J/24977); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD820 of No 117 Sqn, which flew into the Chin Hills en-route to drop supplies on the Mandalay Plain.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

14-Feb

LONG, LLOYD ELMER  (J/47893); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD820 of No 117 Sqn, which flew into the Chin Hills en-route to drop supplies on the Mandalay Plain.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

14-Feb

NEWELL, EVERETT ELROY  (J/48074); age 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD820 of No 117 Sqn, which flew into the Chin Hills en-route to drop supplies on the Mandalay Plain.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

14-Feb

SLATER, JOHN WILLIAM  (J/21750); age 29 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD820 of No 117 Sqn, which flew into the Chin Hills en-route to drop supplies on the Mandalay Plain.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

14-Feb

THOMSON, WILLIAM RONALD  (J/41769); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD820 of No 117 Sqn, which flew into the Chin Hills en-route to drop supplies on the Mandalay Plain.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

14-Feb

KELMAN, JOHN FRASER  (1365410); age 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, PV264 of No 124 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak whilst dive bombing a V-2 site.  He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery

14-Feb

O'Heady (); age 

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN803 P4-O of No 153 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  

14-Feb

HEADY, JOHN JOSEPH O'BRIEN  (1615776); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN803 P4-O of No 153 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Feb

WICKS, WILLIAM HENRY  (1866506); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN803 P4-O of No 153 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Feb

CARYI, CHARLES JOSEPH ANTHONY  (R/183314); age 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN803 P4-O of No 153 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

MacDONALD, LORNE ALBERT  (J/42188); age 19 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN803 P4-O of No 153 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

MILLS, CLEMENT ROBERT  (J/6675); age 27 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN803 P4-O of No 153 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Feb

STANZEL, ROSS SAMUEL  (J/42702); age 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN803 P4-O of No 153 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Feb

WILSON, JOHN HOWARD  (R/130331); age 22 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN803 P4-O of No 153 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

MOORE, FREDERICK WILLIAM ARTHUR  (749641); age 25 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN803 P4-O of No 153 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

14-Feb

SAUNDERS, CYRIL WILLIAM  (423179); age 25 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK236 MA-Y of No 161 Sqn, which crashed at Potton in Bedfordshire after being hit by a USAAF P-51 whilst flying in bad weather during a training flight.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

14-Feb

WIGGINS, GEORGE COLIN  (425394); age 28 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK236 MA-Y of No 161 Sqn, which crashed at Potton in Bedfordshire after being hit by a USAAF P-51 whilst flying in bad weather during a training flight.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

14-Feb

CARR, PETER NORMAN  (1455177); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK236 MA-Y of No 161 Sqn, which crashed at Potton in Bedfordshire after being hit by a USAAF P-51 whilst flying in bad weather during a training flight.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

14-Feb

CORNISH, WILLIAM GEORGE  (1176517); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK236 MA-Y of No 161 Sqn, which crashed at Potton in Bedfordshire after being hit by a USAAF P-51 whilst flying in bad weather during a training flight.  He is buried in Wooburn Cemetery

14-Feb

ELLIS, PETER NORMAN  (1817434); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK236 MA-Y of No 161 Sqn, which crashed at Potton in Bedfordshire after being hit by a USAAF P-51 whilst flying in bad weather during a training flight.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

14-Feb

MAYERS, DERRICK HOWARD  (3010669); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK236 MA-Y of No 161 Sqn, which crashed at Potton in Bedfordshire after being hit by a USAAF P-51 whilst flying in bad weather during a training flight.  He is buried in Stockport (Willow Grove) Cemetery

14-Feb

TIMPERLEY, ERIC  (466711); age 34 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK236 MA-Y of No 161 Sqn, which crashed at Potton in Bedfordshire after being hit by a USAAF P-51 whilst flying in bad weather during a training flight.  He was cremated at Stockport Crematorium

14-Feb

MOORE, IAN ALWYNE SARSON  (186939); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN794 'E' of No 164 Sqn, which was lost near Kleve.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

14-Feb

JAMES, WILLIAM CHARLES  (429965); age 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG353 AP-X of No 186 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dresden.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

BRAGG, ALFRED LEONARD  (1600770); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG353 AP-X of No 186 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dresden.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

HALL, JOHN DEREK  (1869558); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG353 AP-X of No 186 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dresden.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

HOLLIDAY, EDGAR MAURICE  (1817846); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG353 AP-X of No 186 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dresden.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

MURPHY, JOHN  (1515909); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG353 AP-X of No 186 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dresden.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

WHAITES, HENRY CHARLES  (1404936); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG353 AP-X of No 186 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dresden.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

WOOD, DENNIS  (1048622); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG353 AP-X of No 186 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dresden.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

SELLMAN, LESLIE WILLIAM  (186099); age 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP66G 'S' of No 198 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Goch.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

14-Feb

SPENCER, FRANK ISHERWOOD  (619442); age 40 RAF

LAC

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

14-Feb

THOMSON, ROBERT  (1551277); age 25 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mustang III, HB875 of No 213 Sqn, which failed to return from a sweep over Yugoslavia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

14-Feb

POINTS, CHARLES GEORGE  (655554); age 25 RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, PD467 of No 263 Sqn, which was shot down by flak  near Wetten.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

14-Feb

VAN EIJK, FRANS JOHAN HUBERT  (113894); age 26 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XVI, RK895 of No 322 Sqn, which exploded whilst making a force landing after being hit by flak during an armed recce.  He is buried in Gouda (Ijsselhof) General Cemetery

14-Feb

FLEISCHEL, M FFAF (); age Recce FFAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, NH594 of No 345 Sqn, which was shot down by ground fire near Duisberg during an armed recce.  

14-Feb

ARMITT, JOHN  (J/17036); age 31 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB183 LQ-C of No 405 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dresden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Feb

CONNOLLY, EARL WELLINGTON  (J/18850); age 31 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB183 LQ-C of No 405 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dresden.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

14-Feb

FRENCH, RAYMOND ALFRED  (J/19042); age 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB183 LQ-C of No 405 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dresden.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

14-Feb

GORDON, FRED MERRILL  (J/86055); age 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB183 LQ-C of No 405 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dresden.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

14-Feb

KAUCHARIK, JOSEPH ANTHONY  (C/85909); age 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB183 LQ-C of No 405 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dresden.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

14-Feb

KNIGHTS, JOHN KINGSLEY  (J/16251); age 24 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB183 LQ-C of No 405 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dresden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Feb

OLSON, DONALD BRANT  (J/43026); age 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB183 LQ-C of No 405 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dresden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Feb

EVANS, HARRY  (2210219); age 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA179 PT-B of No 420 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Alne near Tholthorpe on its return from a raid to Chemnitz on three engines.  He is buried in Whiston (St Mary Magdalene) Churchyard

14-Feb

ANDERSON, WILLIAM SMITH  (J/41164); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA179 PT-B of No 420 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Alne near Tholthorpe on its return from a raid to Chemnitz on three engines.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

14-Feb

HAY, STANLEY ARTHUR  (J/39167); age 32 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA179 PT-B of No 420 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Alne near Tholthorpe on its return from a raid to Chemnitz on three engines.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

14-Feb

JONES, LLOYD INGRAM  (J/40037); age 33 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA179 PT-B of No 420 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Alne near Tholthorpe on its return from a raid to Chemnitz on three engines.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

14-Feb

SILLS, EARL ALBERT HENRY  (J/94220); age Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA179 PT-B of No 420 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Alne near Tholthorpe on its return from a raid to Chemnitz on three engines.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

14-Feb

SINDEN, JOHN CHARLES  (J/37506); age 32 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA179 PT-B of No 420 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Alne near Tholthorpe on its return from a raid to Chemnitz on three engines.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

14-Feb

CYBULSKIE, ADOLPH JOSEPH  (R/279178); age 19 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, ML422 ZL-N of No 427 Sqn, which was lost a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

GALLAGHER, HAROLD  (R/274861); age 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, ML422 ZL-N of No 427 Sqn, which was lost a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

ROY, VERNON SHILLINGTON  (J/86214); age 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, ML422 ZL-N of No 427 Sqn, which was lost a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

SCORAH, ALDEN NORMAN  (R/187219); age 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He died from severe burns in a German hospital sustained whilst flying in Halifax III, ML422 ZL-N of No 427 Sqn, which was lost a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

FORD, EVERETT MORRISON  (J/89704); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ355 ZL-W of No 427 Sqn, which was shot down at Knaplund near Hoven in Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Kadet Channel.  He is buried in Hoven (Brande) Cemetery

14-Feb

PEAK, JOHN FREDERICK  (J/89673); age 26 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ355 ZL-W of No 427 Sqn, which was shot down at Knaplund near Hoven in Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Kadet Channel.  He is buried in Hoven (Brande) Cemetery

14-Feb

BARLOW, GARNET MACK BERNARD  (J/40897); age 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB741 WL-C2 of No 434 Sqn, which was lost a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

GRANKA, BERNARD  (J/95304); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB741 WL-C2 of No 434 Sqn, which was lost a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

MAGRATH, DOUGLAS ARTHUR  (J/38058); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB741 WL-C2 of No 434 Sqn, which was lost a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

McELHONE, JOHN JOSEPH  (J/39266); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB741 WL-C2 of No 434 Sqn, which was lost a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

MEDYNSKI, LORNE  (J/44158); age 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB741 WL-C2 of No 434 Sqn, which was lost a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

ROBERTSON, GORDON EDWIN  (J/95467); age Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB741 WL-C2 of No 434 Sqn, which was lost a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

KNIGHT, ALBERT ERNEST WILLIAM  (416863); age 25 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN721 JO-T of No 463 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Rositz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

LISTER, ROBERT  (1593725); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN721 JO-T of No 463 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Rositz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

UMBERS, ARTHUR ERNEST  (404003); age 25 RNZAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, EJ577 'F' of No 486 Sqn, which was shot down by ground fire during an attack on barges at Meppen.  He is buried in Munster Heath War Cemetery

14-Feb

ALLAN, KENNETH CHARLES  (55418); age 21 RAF

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB854 of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Feb

McCALLUM, JOHN COLIN REID  (135643); age 28 RAF

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB854 of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Feb

ADAMSON, ALEXANDER  (1107737); age 23 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB854 of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Feb

EDWARDS, GEORGE JOSEPH  (1800192); age 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB854 of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Feb

FRASER, EDWIN STUART  (168779); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB854 of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Feb

GRISDALE, DONALD  (135526); age 26 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB854 of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Feb

SAYER, LEONARD ERNEST  (1521784); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB854 of No 524 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Feb

BANNISTER, DOUGLAS PATRICK  (1866838); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD232 UL-O2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dresden.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

14-Feb

CHEESEMAN, HAROLD NORMAN  (162260); age 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD232 UL-O2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dresden.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

14-Feb

GREATHEAD, KENNETH GEORGE  (1898335); age 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD232 UL-O2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dresden.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

14-Feb

JAMES, GEORGE REGINALD  (1399544); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD232 UL-O2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dresden.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

14-Feb

WARD, HAROLD EDWARD  (1596140); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD232 UL-O2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dresden.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

14-Feb

WEBB, ERNEST WILLIAM  (1816523); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD232 UL-O2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dresden.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

14-Feb

YOUNG, ROLAND ROBERT JOHN  (185679); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD232 UL-O2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dresden.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

14-Feb

LLOYD, GEOFFREY YALE GLYN  (133033); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, SM538 of No 602 Sqn, which was involved in a collision with another aircraft on its return from a sortie.  He is buried in Liverpool (Allerton) Cemetery

14-Feb

GIBSON, RAYMOND KENNEDY  (414482); age 24 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, RB311 of No 609 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Pfalzaldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

14-Feb

LIGHTBOURN, WARREN MAURICE  (119573); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, RM677 of No 610 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Boxmeer during an armed recce.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

14-Feb

FOSSETT, ROLAND HENRY AFC (85247); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 613 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

14-Feb

FRYER, WILLIAM PARLETT  (168797); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 613 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

14-Feb

BODDINGTON, ROBERT ANTHONY  (104534); age Unknown RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB287 F2-T of No 635 Sqn, which was lost a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

BOTTERILL, HARRY  (1079870); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB287 F2-T of No 635 Sqn, which was lost a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

COWDEN, JOHN DUNCAN FORBES  (178046); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB287 F2-T of No 635 Sqn, which was lost a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

CRAIK, JAMES FRASER  (145700); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB287 F2-T of No 635 Sqn, which was lost a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

DAVIDSON, JAMES STUART  (81393); age 43 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB287 F2-T of No 635 Sqn, which was lost a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

DONOHUE, JOHN RICHARD CHARLES  (178567); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB287 F2-T of No 635 Sqn, which was lost a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

GABBOTT, WALTER  (169640); age 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB287 F2-T of No 635 Sqn, which was lost a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

14-Feb

DE BIJ, HENRI MARI  (185127); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ856 C8-S of No 640 Sqn, which was lost a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

14-Feb

EDE, SIDNEY WILLIAM  (1880840); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ856 C8-S of No 640 Sqn, which was lost a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

14-Feb

LONGWORTH, BOB  (1622238); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ856 C8-S of No 640 Sqn, which was lost a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

14-Feb

RICHES, FREDERICK HENRY  (1460401); age 32 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ856 C8-S of No 640 Sqn, which was lost a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

14-Feb

RIDSDALE, JOHN REUBEN  (1591283); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ856 C8-S of No 640 Sqn, which was lost a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

14-Feb

TEANBY, THOMAS EDWARD  (1809870); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ856 C8-S of No 640 Sqn, which was lost a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

14-Feb

WHITFIELD, BERNARD  (2209367); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ856 C8-S of No 640 Sqn, which was lost a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

14-Feb

JOHNSON, ERNEST  (1273387); age Unknown RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 152 MU 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

14-Feb

McQUEEN, JAMES FRANCIS  (614135); age 37 RAF

Cpl

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

14-Feb

KNOX, HARRY  (3024303); age 19 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving with No 30 M Party at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery

14-Feb

DAVIES, FRANK  (3013649); age 18 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving with No 313 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

14-Feb

BROWNING, GEOFFREY JAMES  (190788); age 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito FB.VI, RF580 of No 5 FU, which flew into ground SSE of Baghdad on a ferry flight, cause unknown.  He is buried in Habbaniya War Cemetery

14-Feb

WHEELIKER, GORDON KENNETH  (1681705); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito FB.VI, RF580 of No 5 FU, which flew into ground SSE of Baghdad on a ferry flight, cause unknown.  He is buried in Habbaniya War Cemetery

14-Feb

WHITEHEAD, ROBIN MERVYN  (1354117); age 25 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving at RAF Alor Star 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

14-Feb

RAVEN, ERIC ARTHUR JAMES  (1150322); age 29 RAFVR

Cpl

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

14-Feb

RICHARDS, OWAIN GLYNDWR  (133610); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, R5514 of the FIU/NFDW, which failed to return from a Ranger to the Baltic.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

14-Feb

WILLIAMS, ERNEST LEOPOLD  (80424); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, R5514 of the FIU/NFDW, which failed to return from a Ranger to the Baltic.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

14-Feb

NATHAN, GERALD MAURICE  (940019); age 28 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving at RAF Seletar 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

14-Feb

LANE, ALAN  (1021437); age Unknown RAFVR

AC1

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

15-Feb

BURKILL, RONALD FREDERICK  (1530598); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was flying Hurricane II, HW858 of No 20 Sqn, which made a crash landing near Allied lines after being hit during an attack on a gunpost.  He was seen walking away from the aircraft towards Allied lines but was never saw again after that.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

PETTITT, CLIFFORD JOHN  (1397619); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IID, HW858 of No 34 Sqn, which was lost on this date.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

EDDLESTON, MAURICE CLIVE  (2203360); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ924 KN-D of No 77 Sqn, which crashed into the Smalandsfarvandet off Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Brarup Churchyard

15-Feb

WOOD, ARTHUR  (154602); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ924 KN-D of No 77 Sqn, which crashed into the Smalandsfarvandet off Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Brarup Churchyard

15-Feb

RITCHIE, JAMES  (55628); age Unknown RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ924 KN-D of No 77 Sqn, which crashed into the Smalandsfarvandet off Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Svino Churchyard

15-Feb

BRAUND, JOHN PROWER  (133370); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ924 KN-D of No 77 Sqn, which crashed into the Smalandsfarvandet off Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Skaelskor General Cemetery

15-Feb

LEFORTE, RAYMOND LESLIE  (1897035); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ924 KN-D of No 77 Sqn, which crashed into the Smalandsfarvandet off Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Stubbekobing General Cemetery

15-Feb

RUSSELL, RONALD EDWARD  (1809231); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ924 KN-D of No 77 Sqn, which crashed into the Smalandsfarvandet off Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Svino Churchyard

15-Feb

WATSON, DENNIS SYDNEY  (1596995); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ924 KN-D of No 77 Sqn, which crashed into the Smalandsfarvandet off Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Bogo Churchyard

15-Feb

RICE, JOHN SUMMERFIELD  (55924); age 19 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ799 EY-X of No 78 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

CUMMING, RAYMOND STANLEY  (177853); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ799 EY-X of No 78 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

THOMPSON, JOHN SWINNERTON  (184972); age 30 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ799 EY-X of No 78 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

TRESIDDER, STANLEY ALBERT WILLIAM  (187451); age 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ799 EY-X of No 78 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

WILLIAMS, IDRIS  (2210913); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ799 EY-X of No 78 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

YATES, EDWARD PETER  (1456112); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ799 EY-X of No 78 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

SCHWARTZ, MOSES  (J/93071); age 29 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ799 EY-X of No 78 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

BOOKER, RAYMOND STANLEY ROYDEN  (1615924); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM725 KO-X of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Haveluy during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Haveluy Communal Cemetery

15-Feb

DAVIES, LESLIE  (2205993); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM725 KO-X of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Haveluy during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Haveluy Communal Cemetery

15-Feb

ECKFORD, ROBERT IVOR PETER  (2225711); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM725 KO-X of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Haveluy during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Haveluy Communal Cemetery

15-Feb

FREAKES, KENNETH  (1604876); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM725 KO-X of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Haveluy during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Haveluy Communal Cemetery

15-Feb

HEGAN, FRANCIS JOSEPH  (163723); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM725 KO-X of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Haveluy during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Haveluy Communal Cemetery

15-Feb

SANDERSON, GERALD  (1589903); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM725 KO-X of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Haveluy during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Haveluy Communal Cemetery

15-Feb

SLOGROVE, EDWARD ARTHUR  (137392); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM725 KO-X of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Haveluy during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Haveluy Communal Cemetery

15-Feb

ALLEN, PELHAM BOLTON  (1512540); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, PV212 of No 124 Sqn, which crashed into a building in the grounds of Mundesley Sanitorium, Norfolk, during a dive-bombing practice, a soldier was also killed in the accident.  He was cremated at Manchester Crematorium.

15-Feb

BASAN, LAWRENCE WALLACE  (42296); age 32 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIX, TA402 RS-F of No 157 Sqn, which he abandoned near Cherbourg after running out of fuel on a raid to Stuttgart, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

15-Feb

McCREADIE, JOHN  (638686); age 32 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD394 AS-P of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

15-Feb

FLACK, ARTHUR GEORGE  (1304368); age 28 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD394 AS-P of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

15-Feb

HILL, EDGAR CHARLES  (160743); age 34 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD394 AS-P of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

15-Feb

OATES, NEVILLE WALTER  (1868430); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD394 AS-P of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

15-Feb

O'CALLAGHAN, MICHAEL ARTHUR  (164488); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD394 AS-P of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

15-Feb

WAKEFIELD, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (1853724); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD394 AS-P of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

15-Feb

KEMP, DENNIS STUART  (J/42491); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD394 AS-P of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

15-Feb

WALDEN, WALTER REESON  (1479598); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 176 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery

15-Feb

DAVIES, JOHN  (1543191); age 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA517 CA-B of No 189 Sqn, which came down near Wittenberg during a raid against an oil refinery at Rositz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

FALLOWS, JAMES LEVI  (1678338); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA517 CA-B of No 189 Sqn, which came down near Wittenberg during a raid against an oil refinery at Rositz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

15-Feb

FILARATOFF, VOLEK EDWARD  (1583588); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA517 CA-B of No 189 Sqn, which came down near Wittenberg during a raid against an oil refinery at Rositz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

McKAY, ANDREW JOHN  (1564926); age 33 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA517 CA-B of No 189 Sqn, which came down near Wittenberg during a raid against an oil refinery at Rositz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

15-Feb

POWELL, WALTER RONALD  (1602783); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA517 CA-B of No 189 Sqn, which came down near Wittenberg during a raid against an oil refinery at Rositz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

STRACHAN, ALEXANDER CANNING  (184023); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA517 CA-B of No 189 Sqn, which came down near Wittenberg during a raid against an oil refinery at Rositz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

WRIGHT, FRANK ERIC  (1398277); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA517 CA-B of No 189 Sqn, which came down near Wittenberg during a raid against an oil refinery at Rositz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

WELLER, ARTHUR LEONARD  (940195); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving with No 211 Sqn, when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Lubuan.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

15-Feb

DAVIS, LAWRENCE FORTNAM  (196719); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB899 QB-A of No 424 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie over the Pomerania Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

ALDWORTH, FRANK CARTER  (J/13051); age 26 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB899 QB-A of No 424 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie over the Pomerania Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

GUTHRIE, GEORGE SCOTT  (J/94241); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB899 QB-A of No 424 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie over the Pomerania Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

McMURCHY, KENNETH CAMERON  (R/253156); age 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB899 QB-A of No 424 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie over the Pomerania Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

MILLER, KENNETH ALEXANDER  (J/94348); age 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB899 QB-A of No 424 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie over the Pomerania Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

REANEY, ELIAS ELDON  (J/38761); age 31 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB899 QB-A of No 424 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie over the Pomerania Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

SMITH, VERNON BEVERLEY  (J/95491); age 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB899 QB-A of No 424 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie over the Pomerania Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

BARNES, GORDON JOHN LUNNEY  (K/267555); age 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ865 AL-V of No 429 Sqn, which was shot down by Swedish AA fire into the sea off Falsterbo Lighthouse after violating Swedish airspace during a Gardening sortie over the Kadet Channel.  He is buried in Helsingborg (Palsjo) Municipal Cemetery

15-Feb

BOSTWICK, STANLEY EDWARD  (R/255759); age 22 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ865 AL-V of No 429 Sqn, which was shot down by Swedish AA fire into the sea off Falsterbo Lighthouse after violating Swedish airspace during a Gardening sortie over the Kadet Channel.  He is buried in Magleby Churchyard, Langeland

15-Feb

CHARLTON, ROSS CONGER  (J/14047); age 25 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ865 AL-V of No 429 Sqn, which was shot down by Swedish AA fire into the sea off Falsterbo Lighthouse after violating Swedish airspace during a Gardening sortie over the Kadet Channel.  He is buried in Helsingborg (Palsjo) Municipal Cemetery

15-Feb

FEDORCHUK, WOLODEMIR  (J/94221); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ865 AL-V of No 429 Sqn, which was shot down by Swedish AA fire into the sea off Falsterbo Lighthouse after violating Swedish airspace during a Gardening sortie over the Kadet Channel.  He is buried in Helsingborg (Palsjo) Municipal Cemetery

15-Feb

McCALLUM, ROBERT JOHN  (J/89343); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ865 AL-V of No 429 Sqn, which was shot down by Swedish AA fire into the sea off Falsterbo Lighthouse after violating Swedish airspace during a Gardening sortie over the Kadet Channel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

RAINFORD, KEITH WILLARD  (J/24809); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ865 AL-V of No 429 Sqn, which was shot down by Swedish AA fire into the sea off Falsterbo Lighthouse after violating Swedish airspace during a Gardening sortie over the Kadet Channel.  He is buried in Karlsunde Churchyard

15-Feb

THORNE, ROBERT AUBRAY  (J/27139); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ865 AL-V of No 429 Sqn, which was shot down by Swedish AA fire into the sea off Falsterbo Lighthouse after violating Swedish airspace during a Gardening sortie over the Kadet Channel.  He is buried in Malmo Eastern Municipal Cemetery

15-Feb

SORRELL, GEORGE LIONEL  (195069); age 36 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, RG449 QO-S of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

15-Feb

HATTON, THOMAS HENRY  (2223136); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF996 CF-J2 of No 625 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

15-Feb

HAYES, DENNIS WILLIAM  (1897966); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF996 CF-J2 of No 625 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

15-Feb

LOWTHER, ERNEST JAMES  (56625); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF996 CF-J2 of No 625 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

15-Feb

PASS, WALTER PATRICK  (2223018); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF996 CF-J2 of No 625 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

15-Feb

WILLIAMS, DONALD  (1591420); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF996 CF-J2 of No 625 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

SLOCUM, ARTHUR GORDON  (J/41191); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF996 CF-J2 of No 625 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

CUNLIFFE, ROBERT  (150242); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF996 CF-J3 of No 625 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

15-Feb

FOGARTY, KEVIN GREGORY  (434629); age 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL966 LE-P of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Rositz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

WALLWORK, ALBERT  (432686); age 24 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL966 LE-P of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Rositz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

CARSON, ALEXANDER  (1827680); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL966 LE-P of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Rositz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

DAVIES, HERBERT GEORGE  (2219321); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL966 LE-P of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Rositz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

15-Feb

MAYES, DUNCAN KENNEDY WATSON  (3020850); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL966 LE-P of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Rositz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

PROUDLEY, ROBERT EDWARD  (154321); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL966 LE-P of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Rositz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

LACEY, G R  (1105V); age Unknown SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL966 LE-P of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Rositz.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

15-Feb

LOCK, ROBERT HENRY  (429235); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP953 C8-G of No 640 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

15-Feb

WEBER, KEITH  (424929); age 28 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP953 C8-G of No 640 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

15-Feb

PRICE, STANLEY JOHN  (2209960); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was flying in Halifax III, NP953 C8-G of No 640 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He successfully abandoned the aircraft but was captured by a policeman and then beaten to death probably by the local police chief.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

15-Feb

STEAN, GEORGE DENNIS  (1800692); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP953 C8-G of No 640 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

15-Feb

STRONG, WILLIAM SAMUEL HENRY  (527668); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP953 C8-G of No 640 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

15-Feb

LAMPHEAR, NORMAN ROBERT  (C/93898); age 28 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP953 C8-G of No 640 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

15-Feb

CLARK, JOHN LEONARD  (1034855); age 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 680 Sqn and was killed when a USAAF P-51 careered off the runway on take off and ploughed through the squadron dispersal hut.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

15-Feb

DAVIES, THOMAS JOHN  (151107); age 29 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 680 Sqn and was killed when a USAAF P-51 careered off the runway on take off and ploughed through the squadron dispersal hut.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

15-Feb

DRUMMOND, LAWSON  (1487209); age 35 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 680 Sqn and was killed when a USAAF P-51 careered off the runway on take off and ploughed through the squadron dispersal hut.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

15-Feb

GENTRY, PHILIP EDWIN  (1397628); age 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 680 Sqn and was killed when a USAAF P-51 careered off the runway on take off and ploughed through the squadron dispersal hut.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

15-Feb

HODGSON, KENNETH HARRISON  (1064094); age 30 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 680 Sqn and was killed when a USAAF P-51 careered off the runway on take off and ploughed through the squadron dispersal hut.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

15-Feb

LE BOSSE, FRANCOIS MARK  (1290760); age 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 680 Sqn and was killed when a USAAF P-51 careered off the runway on take off and ploughed through the squadron dispersal hut.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

15-Feb

RAMSEY, LAWRENCE  (632521); age 29 RAF

Cpl

He had been serving with No 117 MU when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Muna.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

15-Feb

DEACON, WILLIAM JOHN  (548711); age 25 RAF

AC1

He had been serving with No 153 MU when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst force marched across Java.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

15-Feb

HUDSON, LESLIE ALBERT  (136835); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, NM305 of No 21 (P) AFU, which spun into the ground at Stoke Heath whilst attempting to avoid an hanger on the approach.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

15-Feb

STRUNIEWSKI, Pawel (P.704960); age 26 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FX931  of No 61 OTU, which  dived into the ground near High Bentham in Lancashire, whilst flying in cloud during a training flight.  He is buried in Barrow-in-Furness Cemetery

15-Feb

SWIFT, ROBERT EDWIN  (539528); age 25 RAF

LAC

He was serving with No 7152 SE and died from injuries sustained on 13 Feb in an air raid on the airstrip.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery.

15-Feb

TAGGART, WILLIAM  (1103155); age 31 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 7152 SE and died from injuries sustained on 13 Feb in an air raid on the airstrip.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery.

15-Feb

CARTWRIGHT, EDWIN  (561497); age 33 RAF

Sgt

He had been serving with No 81 RSU 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

15-Feb

COOK, HENRY ARTHUR  (761262); age 45 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 Chichester.  He is buried in Cathcart Cemetery

15-Feb

SALTER, ROBERT  (615741); age 24 RAF

Cpl

He was serving at RAF West Kirby at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained, but possibly occurred in the RAF Hospital at Cosford.  He is buried in Tettenhall Regis (St Michael) Churchyard.

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