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Casualties - 21 February 1945


21-Feb

MEARS, JOHN RONALD  (1395032); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PA978 MG-O of No 7 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

21-Feb

PICKERING, WILLIAM EDWARD  (1122361); age 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PA978 MG-O of No 7 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

21-Feb

ROBERTSON, GORDON ANGUS  (168782); age 19 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PA978 MG-O of No 7 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

21-Feb

SAGE, GILBERT FERGUSON  (1566413); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PA978 MG-O of No 7 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

21-Feb

SCOTT, PETER LOUIS WYNDHAM  (1804436); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PA978 MG-O of No 7 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

21-Feb

WATSON, HAROLD MUNRO  (1555045); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PA978 MG-O of No 7 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

21-Feb

SAGE, PAUL CHRISTOPHER WENDOVER  (113425); age 31 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PA978 MG-O of No 7 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

21-Feb

HURRELL, HERBERT GEORGE  (161995); age 27 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG426 ZA-X of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

WHYLES, HORACE EDWIN  (1881251); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG426 ZA-X of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

BAILEY, KEITH VINCENT  (170403); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 20 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

21-Feb

GOLDEN, BERT WILLIAM  (179878); age 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME335 TL-O of No 35 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

MATHERS, MICHAEL JAMES  (410072); age 24 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, EN296 of No 43 Sqn, which was hit by flak but exploded whilst trying to make a forced landing when one of the bombs went off.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

21-Feb

McCARTHY, ERIC JOSEPH FRANK  (190699); age Unknown RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG327 EA-K of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down near Mehr during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

BURRIDGE, COLIN FREDERICK PETER  (1867170); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG327 EA-K of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down near Mehr during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

NEWBY, JOSEPH  (1684756); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG327 EA-K of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down near Mehr during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

SIMPSON, ROBERT JOHN  (J/95493); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG327 EA-K of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down near Mehr during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

SMITH, EDWARD PERCIVAL  (428798); age 27 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG327 EA-K of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down near Mehr during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

GASCOYNE, JOHN PATRICK  (1868804); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB568 EA-Y  of No 49 Sqn, which was lost during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

LANGTON, FRED SEDDON  (1043747); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL741 VN-X of No 50 Sqn, which was lost during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Overloon War Cemetery

21-Feb

McCAULEY, DENIS ALPHONSUS  (1394837); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL741 VN-X of No 50 Sqn, which he abandoned during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst but his parachute caught fire.  He is buried in Overloon War Cemetery

21-Feb

ANDERSON, PETER GORDON  (J/36360); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL741 VN-X of No 50 Sqn, which was lost during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

21-Feb

CAMPBELL, ROY  (J/94275); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL741 VN-X of No 50 Sqn, which was lost during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

21-Feb

SOUTHCOTT, WARD REX  (J/94334); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL741 VN-X of No 50 Sqn, which was lost during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

21-Feb

McFAYDEN, DONALD ALEXANDER  (J/94252); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL741 VN-X of No 50 Sqn, which was lost during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

21-Feb

COOPER, PETER SHAW  (1565055); age 31 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston V, BZ606 of No 55 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on San Giovanni.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

21-Feb

IRWIN, WILLIAM  (1685321); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston V, BZ606 of No 55 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on San Giovanni.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

21-Feb

LANE, ROLAND ALGERNON  (1603312); age 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston V, BZ606 of No 55 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on San Giovanni.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

21-Feb

PATTERSON, RONALD  (1487355); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston V, BZ606 of No 55 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on San Giovanni.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

21-Feb

BAKER, ABEL  (49264); age 23 RAF

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP173 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Skagerrak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

ASKEY, GERALD  (1246869); age 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP173 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Skagerrak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

CARTMELL, JACK  (1454257); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP173 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Skagerrak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

DENMARK, SAMUEL  (175294); age 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP173 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Skagerrak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

EVANS, DAVID  (1395583); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP173 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Skagerrak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

HOSKING, WILLIAM JOHN  (1319787); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP173 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Skagerrak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

HOWSON, GORDON BERNARD  (66599); age 27 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP173 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Skagerrak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

JONES, JOHN KILBY  (1066676); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP173 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Skagerrak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

WHITE, KENNETH FRANK  (185107); age 27 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP173 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Skagerrak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

BOYDELL, ERIC  (953737); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR121 MP-E of No 76 Sqn, which came down at Hohen-Sulzen during a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

FAULKNER, JOSEPH  (1624993); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR121 MP-E of No 76 Sqn, which came down at Hohen-Sulzen during a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

BALL, HAROLD LESTER  (J/93228); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR121 MP-E of No 76 Sqn, which came down at Hohen-Sulzen during a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

MALLEN, WILLIAM BROWN  (J/38216); age 33 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR121 MP-E of No 76 Sqn, which came down at Hohen-Sulzen during a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

McNEIL, JAMES JOSEPH  (R/252422); age 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR121 MP-E of No 76 Sqn, which came down at Hohen-Sulzen during a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

PENNINGTON, JOHN  (J/93611); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR121 MP-E of No 76 Sqn, which came down at Hohen-Sulzen during a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

PHILLIPS, WILFRED JAMES  (J/93349); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR121 MP-E of No 76 Sqn, which came down at Hohen-Sulzen during a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

FIRTH, MURRAY NORMAN  (J/40410); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP967 KN-Z of No 77 Sqn, which probably crashed at Horchheim during a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

MCKEOWN, KENNETH CREIGHTON  (J/95380); age 38 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP967 KN-Z of No 77 Sqn, which probably crashed at Horchheim during a raid to Worms.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

EVANS-EVANS, ANTHONY CARON  (19018); age 43 RAF

Gp Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE165 OL-Y of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Rips in Holland during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Mierlo War Cemetery

21-Feb

TAKLE, RICHARD JAMES  (638924); age 27 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE165 OL-Y of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Rips in Holland during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Mierlo War Cemetery

21-Feb

BALL, DESMOND ARTHUR JOHN WILLIAM  (171305); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE165 OL-Y of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Rips in Holland during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Mierlo War Cemetery

21-Feb

COOMBES, CLIFFORD  (160156); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE165 OL-Y of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Rips in Holland during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Mierlo War Cemetery

21-Feb

FITCH, WILLIAM CROSS  (143764); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE165 OL-Y of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Rips in Holland during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Mierlo War Cemetery

21-Feb

MARSH, SIDNEY  (159890); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE165 OL-Y of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Rips in Holland during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Mierlo War Cemetery

21-Feb

WISHART, WILLIAM GEOFFREY  (147583); age 22 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE165 OL-Y of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Rips in Holland during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Mierlo War Cemetery

21-Feb

STEPHENS, SAMUEL JAMES  (628873); age 24 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB671 SR-M of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

WESTON, DAVID WALTER  (157909); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB671 SR-M of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

HALSALL, GERALD LEE  (J/41163); age 19 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB671 SR-M of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

ABSALOM, WALTER  (573285); age 23 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ460 of No 114 Sqn, which crashed into sea off Falconara, west of Ancona, Italy.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial..

21-Feb

BATES, DEREK JONES  (1684954); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ460 of No 114 Sqn, which crashed into sea off Falconara, west of Ancona, Italy.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial..

21-Feb

CURRIE, HALL MCKENZIE  (1569209); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ460 of No 114 Sqn, which crashed into sea off Falconara, west of Ancona, Italy.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial..

21-Feb

HAMILL, CHARLES ANTHONY  (1568791); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ460 of No 114 Sqn, which crashed into sea off Falconara, west of Ancona, Italy.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial..

21-Feb

PURVIS, THOMAS ALLAN  (1077824); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ461 of No 114 Sqn, which crashed into the shallows of a Lake Comacchio whilst carrying out an attack on MT on the road running alongside.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery.

21-Feb

EDWARDS, ERNEST REGINALD  (1800886); age 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD421 IQ-F of No 150 Sqn, which came down near Hagen during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

HASTINGS, WILLIAM  (1685876); age 35 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD421 IQ-F of No 150 Sqn, which came down near Hagen during a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

HERON, THOMAS WILLIAM  (1591235); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD421 IQ-F of No 150 Sqn, which came down near Hagen during a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

HOWELL, FREDERICK JOHN  (1837105); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD421 IQ-F of No 150 Sqn, which came down near Hagen during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

BURTON, HAROLD JAMES  (1872241); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN785 P4-D of No 153 Sqn, which came down near Hasslinghausen during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

MARTIN, ARTHUR  (1160427); age 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN785 P4-D of No 153 Sqn, which came down near Hasslinghausen during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

THORNE, PETER  (184358); age 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN785 P4-D of No 153 Sqn, which came down near Hasslinghausen during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

NEIL, EDRIC STEPHEN  (J/95455); age 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN785 P4-D of No 153 Sqn, which came down near Hasslinghausen during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

BANGS, ERIC CECIL  (1399979); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB701 GT-Q of No 156 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to the Rhenania Ossag oil refinery at Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

CARR, THOMAS STANLEY  (1155863); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB701 GT-Q of No 156 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to the Rhenania Ossag oil refinery at Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

SINFIELD, DAVID FORSTER  (153833); age 19 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB701 GT-Q of No 156 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to the Rhenania Ossag oil refinery at Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

GRANT, FRANK WILLIAM  (1811697); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV920 NP-D of No 158 Sqn, which came down at Drecke Bauernhof, Fuerde during a raid to the Rhenania Ossag oil refinery at Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

RAMSEY, COLIN JOHN POPE  (J/27234); age 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV920 NP-D of No 158 Sqn, which came down at Drecke Bauernhof, Fuerde during a raid to the Rhenania Ossag oil refinery at Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

SIBLEY, CYRIL WILLIAM  (1898606); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was flying in Halifax III, MZ351 NP-X of No 158 Sqn, which came down at Dirmstein during a raid to Worms.  He successfully baled out and was treated well by a German woman but he was then taken away by the local Gruppenleiter and two policemen who took him behind the railway station and shot him.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

WIDDOWSON, ALAN CHARLES  (1881231); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ351 NP-X of No 158 Sqn, which came down at Dirmstein during a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

AINSLEY, ALAN  (1596266); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ813 NP-Y of No 158 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames near Leiston in Suffolk en-route to a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Morpeth (SS Mary and James) Churchyard

21-Feb

DIXON, ERIC  (2207089); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ813 NP-Y of No 158 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames near Leiston in Suffolk en-route to a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Windermere (Bowness) Cemetery

21-Feb

KENNY, JOHN WILLIAM  (1624620); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ813 NP-Y of No 158 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames near Leiston in Suffolk en-route to a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Bradford (Scholemoor) Cemetery

21-Feb

MORRISON, THOMAS FREDERICK  (190400); age 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ813 NP-Y of No 158 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames near Leiston in Suffolk en-route to a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Dalziel (Airbles) Cemetery

21-Feb

COLQUHOUN, WILLIAM LOVE  (1597554); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG436 NP-M of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Julich during a raid to the Rhenania Ossag oil refinery at Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

21-Feb

KEMP, KENNETH GOLDER  (1615828); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG436 NP-M of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Julich during a raid to the Rhenania Ossag oil refinery at Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

21-Feb

RICHARDSON, STANLEY  (1563926); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG436 NP-M of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Julich during a raid to the Rhenania Ossag oil refinery at Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

21-Feb

HARTMAN, JOHN MONTAGUE  (172730); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, T9405 MA-K of No 161 Sqn, which crashed near Bokeloh near Meppen during Operation Croc to Germany on behalf of the SIS.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

WATSON, GEORGE  (134317); age Unknown RAFVR

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, T9405 MA-K of No 161 Sqn, which crashed near Bokeloh near Meppen during Operation Croc to Germany on behalf of the SIS.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

HAINES, EDWARD  (3032082); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG183 AS-D of No 166 Sqn, which came down near the Hansa Bergwerk in the target area during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

HARRIS, FRANCIS HAROLD JAMES  (1851820); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG183 AS-D of No 166 Sqn, which came down near the Hansa Bergwerk in the target area during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

DOHERTY, WILLIAM JOSEPH  (R/280274); age 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG183 AS-D of No 166 Sqn, which came down near the Hansa Bergwerk in the target area during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

HILL, DAVID WALTER  (J/38109); age 20 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG183 AS-D of No 166 Sqn, which came down near the Hansa Bergwerk in the target area during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

KEARNEY, ROBERT EMMETT  (R/211187); age 27 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG183 AS-D of No 166 Sqn, which came down near the Hansa Bergwerk in the target area during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

NEAL, HAROLD ALLAN  (R/202923); age 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG183 AS-D of No 166 Sqn, which came down near the Hansa Bergwerk in the target area during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

TAFLER, SYDNEY ALEXANDER  (J/40794); age 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG183 AS-D of No 166 Sqn, which came down near the Hansa Bergwerk in the target area during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

ADAMS, ALEXANDER JAMES  (189035); age 36 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA179 AS-A of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

ANDERSON, CLIFFORD RONALD  (1897548); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA179 AS-A of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

BARRITT, JOHN  (130337); age 33 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA179 AS-A of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

COLLINSON, KENNETH LLOYD  (87454); age 32 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA179 AS-A of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

HARRISON, ALFRED CECIL  (1585791); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA179 AS-A of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

MILLER, CHARLES EDWARD  (1397989); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA179 AS-A of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

SINCLAIR, JOHN MACKIE  (168775); age 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA179 AS-A of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

SMITH, THOMAS CECIL BIRDWOOD  (173785); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN744 TC-V of No 170 Sqn, which came down near Aijen during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

21-Feb

PATERSON, FRANKLYN HAYWARD  (U/190354); age 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was flying in Lancaster III, PB573 TC-H of No 170 Sqn, which he attempted to abandon after it was hit by flak on a raid to Duisburg but just as he was about to jump the aircraft was attacked by a night fighter and he was knocked unconscious and fell through the escape hatch.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

ROSS, WILLIAM DESMOND  (424264); age 21 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN749 'W' of No 184 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Bocholt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

GLENVILLE, PATRICK  (158304); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG321 CA-V of No 189 Sqn, which was lost during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

HARPER, LEONARD STANLEY  (1620623); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG321 CA-V of No 189 Sqn, which was lost during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

MOORE, LAWRENCE  (1258843); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG321 CA-V of No 189 Sqn, which was lost during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

PALLISTER, FRANK  (1594310); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG321 CA-V of No 189 Sqn, which was lost during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

PERRY, TREVOR JOHN  (191460); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG321 CA-V of No 189 Sqn, which was lost during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

GALLAGHER, CYRIL JOHN  (426079); age 22 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG321 CA-V of No 189 Sqn, which was lost during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

McGOVERN, JOHN BRUCE  (R/105460); age 22 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK126 of No 196 Sqn, when it was attacked by an enemy intruder as it returned to Shepherds Grove from a bombing sortie to Rees.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

21-Feb

GRUNDY, ERIC  (195679); age 33 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB814 EM-T of No 207 Sqn, which was lost during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

OAK, ALBERT ALFRED  (191818); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB814 EM-T of No 207 Sqn, which was lost during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

O'SHEA, FRANCIS CROHANE  (17980); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB814 EM-T of No 207 Sqn, which was lost during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

WINNING, HECTOR  (1821317); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB814 EM-T of No 207 Sqn, which was lost during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

DAVEY, JIM BOYCE  (R/224874); age 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB814 EM-T of No 207 Sqn, which was lost during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

PHELAN, TERENCE BENEDICT  (J/17869); age 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB814 EM-T of No 207 Sqn, which was lost during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

LUPTON, JOHN THOMAS  (1590635); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB295 EM-I of No 207 Sqn, which came down near Bocholt during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

GARDINER, JOHN  (R/179735); age 23 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB295 EM-I of No 207 Sqn, which came down near Bocholt during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

GRANBOIS, MAURICE EMERSON  (R/181811); age 23 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB295 EM-I of No 207 Sqn, which came down near Bocholt during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

MacNICOLL, ROBERT CAMPBELL  (R/224743); age 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB295 EM-I of No 207 Sqn, which came down near Bocholt during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

SWIHURA, ANDREW ANTHONY  (R/135291); age 22 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB295 EM-I of No 207 Sqn, which came down near Bocholt during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

JEFFERIES, JOHN PAUL  (1055869); age Unknown RAFVR

AC2

He had been serving with No 211 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

21-Feb

HEARD, FRANK  (1078008); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He possibly died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Mustang III, KH625 of No 213 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Airolo whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

21-Feb

BRYANT, DESMOND  (1317321); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, TS520 6G-J of No 223 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Dortmund during a Window dropping sortie.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

21-Feb

KENDALL, JOHN HENRY  (1567340); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, TS520 6G-J of No 223 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Dortmund during a Window dropping sortie.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

21-Feb

WHITTAKER, EDWIN ERIC  (2201893); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, TS520 6G-J of No 223 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Dortmund during a Window dropping sortie.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

21-Feb

WYNN, RONALD  (1322384); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, TS520 6G-J of No 223 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Dortmund during a Window dropping sortie.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

21-Feb

THOMPSON, JOHN WILLARD  (J/38084); age Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, TS520 6G-J of No 223 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Dortmund during a Window dropping sortie.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

21-Feb

WOOD, RONALD MARK  (R/176382); age 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, TS520 6G-J of No 223 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Dortmund during a Window dropping sortie.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

21-Feb

EDWARDS, FREDERICK GEORGE  (1049072); age 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB666 9J-J of No 227 Sqn, which came down near Wintersijk during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Winterswijk Cemetery

21-Feb

GREEN, PETER ISAAC  (183823); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB666 9J-J of No 227 Sqn, which came down near Wintersijk during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Winterswijk Cemetery

21-Feb

PIPER, HARRY ROBERT  (3030989); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB666 9J-J of No 227 Sqn, which came down near Wintersijk during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Winterswijk Cemetery

21-Feb

YOUNG, HECTOR STEVENSON  (411999); age 23 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN536 of No 245 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Vreden.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

KONARZEWSKI, Jan (P.76636); age 39 PAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB722 BH-J of No 300 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak over Bergisch-Gladbach during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

MODRANY, Stanislaw (P.704308); age 24 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB722 BH-J of No 300 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak over Bergisch-Gladbach during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

DONOCIK, Jozef (P.792351); age 28 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FB225  of No 315 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 in the Osnabruck area during Rodeo 416.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

ZYCH, Stanislaw (P.781185); age 29 PAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FB105 'R' of No 316 Sqn, which crashed after being hit by the blast of an exploding train it was attacking during Rodeo 417.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

21-Feb

McLUSKEY, JOHN  (1567157); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG925 'U' of No 358 Sqn, when he abandoned the aircraft after it ran out of fuel on return from a special duties operation.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

21-Feb

BROWN, THOMAS ANDREW  (135527); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH282 of No 358 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie over French Indo-China probably as a result of flying into mountains whilst descending through cloud to locate the drop zone.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

21-Feb

JOHNSON, HERBERT JOHN ALEC  (165517); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH282 of No 358 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie over French Indo-China probably as a result of flying into mountains whilst descending through cloud to locate the drop zone.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

21-Feb

PARKER, PHILIP PERCY  (165276); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH282 of No 358 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie over French Indo-China probably as a result of flying into mountains whilst descending through cloud to locate the drop zone.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

21-Feb

PUMPHREY, GERALD MATHEW  (798789); age 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH282 of No 358 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie over French Indo-China probably as a result of flying into mountains whilst descending through cloud to locate the drop zone.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

21-Feb

SMART, JOHN BROWN  (171567); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH282 of No 358 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie over French Indo-China probably as a result of flying into mountains whilst descending through cloud to locate the drop zone.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

21-Feb

SMITH, WILLIAM WATTS  (1479656); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH282 of No 358 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie over French Indo-China probably as a result of flying into mountains whilst descending through cloud to locate the drop zone.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

21-Feb

WILSON, JAMES EDWARD MALCOLM  (159979); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH282 of No 358 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie over French Indo-China probably as a result of flying into mountains whilst descending through cloud to locate the drop zone.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

21-Feb

McALLISTER, JOHN CARSON  (J/21004); age 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He died from wounds sustained whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, RM758 of No 402 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Heesch (B88) having been damaged by flak during an armed recce.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

21-Feb

BOLLAND, GEORGE ERIC  (2206444); age 19 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB530 LQ-Q of No 405 Sqn, which he abandoned during a raid to Dortmund but he did not survive.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

WILSON, JAMES  (1822188); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP711 EQ-O of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

ANDERSON, NELS PETER HELIN  (C/95210); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP711 EQ-O of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

GILMORE, WILLIAM JAMES  (J/37870); age 33 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP711 EQ-O of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

SANDERSON, DONALD MCWILLIAM  (J/29724); age 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP711 EQ-O of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

SHERMAN, DONALD EDISON  (J/95492); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP711 EQ-O of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

SMITH, REGINALD BERTRAM  (J/38711); age 33 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP711 EQ-O of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

WAGNER, WILLIAM WALLACE  (J/95503); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP711 EQ-O of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

BLANEY, LAURENCE ALLEN  (J/29884); age 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB804 VR-E of No 419 Sqn, which was hit by flak twice during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

HANNA, DONALD  (J/95277); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB804 VR-E of No 419 Sqn, which he abandoned after it was hit by flak twice during a raid to Dortmund but his parachute failed to deploy.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

KUBIN, JOHN RICHARD  (J/95378); age 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME456 QB-K of No 424 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and a night fighter over the target area during a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

ESSENBURG, EDWIN  (J/36225); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP942 ZL-T of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Rhenania Ossag oil refinery at Monheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

WALLACE, JOHN MACKAY  (J/89880); age 27 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP942 ZL-T of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Rhenania Ossag oil refinery at Monheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

TAYLOR, JOHN FRANCIS WILLIAM  (197974); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR288 ZL-F of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

FOISY, LEOPOLD ORIE  (R/109414); age 24 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR288 ZL-F of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

HENDERSON, DOUGLAS ANDERSON  (J/95278); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR288 ZL-F of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

McLEOD, ALAN JOHN  (C/95381); age 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR288 ZL-F of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

STUART, RALPH RAYMOND  (J/95494); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR288 ZL-F of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

WEBSTER, LESTER  (J/35507); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR288 ZL-F of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

DICKSON, WALTER SYDNEY  (J/95230); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB809 SE-Q of No 431 Sqn, which came down at Hohensyburg during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

HOFFMAN, LOUIS EDWARD  (J/93936); age 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB809 SE-Q of No 431 Sqn, which came down at Hohensyburg during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

KOPP, JOHN WALTER  (J/89848); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB809 SE-Q of No 431 Sqn, which came down at Hohensyburg during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

NEWMAN, FRANCIS EDWIN  (J/95456); age 35 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB809 SE-Q of No 431 Sqn, which came down at Hohensyburg during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

McDONALD, ASHLEY ALEXANDER  (195471); age 19 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, RG451 QO-D of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

MAGUIRE, EDWARD STIDSTON  (J/20939); age 25 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, RG451 QO-D of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

MAGUIRE, JOHN GOODWIN  (J/20876); age 24 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, RG451 QO-D of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

McCLARTY, EDWARD JOHN  (J/95360); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, RG451 QO-D of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

McMILLAN, COLIN WILLIAM  (J/35127); age 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, RG451 QO-D of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

MOIR, CORSON STEWART  (J/23484); age 21 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, RG451 QO-D of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

GRANT, CHRISTOPHER IGNATIUS  (1532005); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, RG455 QO-X of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Rhenania Ossag oil refinery at Monheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

MENDENHALL, WELLS GIBB  (J/93949); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, RG455 QO-X of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Rhenania Ossag oil refinery at Monheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

PATZER, EDWIN FREDERICK  (J/87362); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, RG455 QO-X of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Rhenania Ossag oil refinery at Monheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

HOGG, ARCHIBALD CECIL  (191940); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, RG476 QO-T of No 432 Sqn, which came down on east bank of the Nahe during a raid against the Rhenania Ossag oil refinery at Monheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

21-Feb

BLEICH, JAMES ARTHUR  (J/36313); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, RG476 QO-T of No 432 Sqn, which came down on east bank of the Nahe during a raid against the Rhenania Ossag oil refinery at Monheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

21-Feb

CRESWELL, GEORGE ELLIOTT  (J/35134); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, RG476 QO-T of No 432 Sqn, which came down on east bank of the Nahe during a raid against the Rhenania Ossag oil refinery at Monheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

21-Feb

HUNTER, ALVIN JOHN  (J/94317); age 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, RG476 QO-T of No 432 Sqn, which came down on east bank of the Nahe during a raid against the Rhenania Ossag oil refinery at Monheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

21-Feb

DAVEY, HUGH AUGUSTINE  (J/93583); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was mortally wounded whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG497 of No 434 Sqn, which was attacked by a night fighter and severely damaged.  He is buried in Glasgow (Craigton) Cemetery

21-Feb

DENHOLM, ROBERT ALEXANDER  (408363); age 22 RAAF

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk IV, FT858 of No 450 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Caserta whilst attacking railway targets.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

21-Feb

BRADDOCK, BRYANT  (435276); age 27 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB471 AR-F2 of No 460 Sqn, which came down at Linkhout during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Hasselt (Kruisveld) Communal Cemetery

21-Feb

CAMPBELL, HERBERT THOMAS  (429070); age 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB471 AR-F2 of No 460 Sqn, which came down at Linkhout during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Hasselt (Kruisveld) Communal Cemetery

21-Feb

CLEGG, BERNARD MAXWELL  (434620); age 20 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB471 AR-F2 of No 460 Sqn, which came down at Linkhout during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Hasselt (Kruisveld) Communal Cemetery

21-Feb

SWIFT, SYDNEY CLIFTON  (430403); age 20 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB471 AR-F2 of No 460 Sqn, which came down at Linkhout during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Hasselt (Kruisveld) Communal Cemetery

21-Feb

GRAHAM, ALAN  (1596167); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB471 AR-F2 of No 460 Sqn, which came down at Linkhout during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Hasselt (Kruisveld) Communal Cemetery

21-Feb

STONE, FRANK SAMUEL  (188993); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB471 AR-F2 of No 460 Sqn, which came down at Linkhout during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Hasselt (Kruisveld) Communal Cemetery

21-Feb

FORBES, WILLIAM ALEXANDER  (414219); age 25 RAAF

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB804 JO-A of No 463 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

McLEOD, WILLIAM  (182488); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB804 JO-A of No 463 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

NORMAN, ARTHUR JACK  (1380254); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB804 JO-A of No 463 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

GOULD, FRANCIS EDWIN  (433522); age 28 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM548 JO-P of No 463 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Weert a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

21-Feb

PEDERSEN, LAWRENCE ROY  (426237); age 20 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM548 JO-P of No 463 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Weert a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

21-Feb

SUMNER, EDWARD THOMAS  (433169); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM548 JO-P of No 463 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Weert a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

21-Feb

HARKNESS, LESLIE  (1593024); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM548 JO-P of No 463 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Weert a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

21-Feb

HEEL, ROWLAND  (954030); age 25 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM548 JO-P of No 463 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Weert a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

21-Feb

HANCOCK, GORDON  (1108260); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN715 BQ-A of No 550 Sqn, which came down near Westhofen during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

JONES, FREDERICK GEORGE  (3025053); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN715 BQ-A of No 550 Sqn, which came down near Westhofen during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

BURROWS, HARRY  (2203724); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME735 UL-B2 of No 576 Sqn, which crashed and exploded near Kevelaer during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

HILL, RAYMOND CAMPBELL  (162187); age 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME735 UL-B2 of No 576 Sqn, which crashed and exploded near Kevelaer during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

MOONEY, JOHN FRANCIS ARTHUR  (1817442); age 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME735 UL-B2 of No 576 Sqn, which crashed and exploded near Kevelaer during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

PEACH, HAROLD  (3010345); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME735 UL-B2 of No 576 Sqn, which crashed and exploded near Kevelaer during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

TABOR, GEOFFREY LEONARD VYVYAN  (1606560); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME735 UL-B2 of No 576 Sqn, which crashed and exploded near Kevelaer during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

LIVING, CHARLES HENRY  (J/12206); age 30 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME735 UL-B2 of No 576 Sqn, which crashed and exploded near Kevelaer during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

RUSSELL, JOHN ARNOLD  (J/38684); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME735 UL-B2 of No 576 Sqn, which crashed and exploded near Kevelaer during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

BASTICK, RICHARD STANLEY  (184678); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF975 UL-J2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

BIBBY, WILLIAM VICTOR  (1579109); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF975 UL-J2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

COATES, JACK  (1622241); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF975 UL-J2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

FROST, WILLIAM GORDON  (428286); age 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF975 UL-J2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

MARTIN, FREDERICK GEORGE JAMES  (1324045); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF975 UL-J2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

SARGENT, HENRY ALFRED  (1474901); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF975 UL-J2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

SWAFFER, ROBERT LESLIE  (1898320); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF975 UL-J2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

ROBINSON, CAVAN BEADON  (427484); age 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA516 UL-Q2 of No 576 Sqn, which came down near Roermond during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

21-Feb

HULL, LESLIE  (2221119); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA516 UL-Q2 of No 576 Sqn, which came down near Roermond during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

21-Feb

VINE, HENRY WILLIAM  (1604526); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA516 UL-Q2 of No 576 Sqn, which came down near Roermond during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

21-Feb

BEAN, WALTER  (3040397); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA618 LK-N of No 578 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by fire from a Ju 88 during a raid on the Rhenania Ossag oil refinery at Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

JERRAM, CECIL GEORGE  (1603310); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA618 LK-N of No 578 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by fire from a Ju 88 during a raid on the Rhenania Ossag oil refinery at Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

SHEPLEY, JOHN ROBERT  (434808); age 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA670 LK-L of No 578 Sqn, which broke up near Hardenburg following two attacks by night fighters as it approached the target at Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

INGHAM, RICHARD JOHN  (157307); age Unknown RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA670 LK-L of No 578 Sqn, which broke up near Hardenburg following two attacks by night fighters as it approached the target at Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

BAXTER, DENIS GEORGE  (1850413); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA670 LK-L of No 578 Sqn, which broke up near Hardenburg following two attacks by night fighters as it approached the target at Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

WATSON, NEVILLE  (1430420); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA670 LK-L of No 578 Sqn, which broke up near Hardenburg following two attacks by night fighters as it approached the target at Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

WEAVER, DONALD GEORGE  (1624124); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA670 LK-L of No 578 Sqn, which broke up near Hardenburg following two attacks by night fighters as it approached the target at Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

WELLSTEAD, SIDNEY ALBERT  (1601851); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA670 LK-L of No 578 Sqn, which broke up near Hardenburg following two attacks by night fighters as it approached the target at Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Feb

MILLS, JOHN ROBERT MOFFATT  (157178); age Unknown RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR191 LK-K of No 578 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by fire from a Ju 88 during a raid on the Rhenania Ossag oil refinery at Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

BLAKE, PHILIP  (1307324); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR191 LK-K of No 578 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by fire from a Ju 88 during a raid on the Rhenania Ossag oil refinery at Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

PERRY, HUGH ERNEST JAMES  (157335); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR191 LK-K of No 578 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by fire from a Ju 88 during a raid on the Rhenania Ossag oil refinery at Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

NEUBECK, WILLIAM FRANCIS  (421820); age 23 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KH231 'H' of No 614 Sqn, which was hit by flak and disintegrated during a raid on the naval depot at Pola.  He is buried in Udine War Cemetery.

21-Feb

GIBBS, WILLIAM JOHN  (185785); age 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KH231 'H' of No 614 Sqn, which was hit by flak and disintegrated during a raid on the naval depot at Pola.  He is buried in Udine War Cemetery.

21-Feb

GLADSTONE, DOUGLAS STUART JAMES  (164291); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KH231 'H' of No 614 Sqn, which was hit by flak and disintegrated during a raid on the naval depot at Pola.  He is buried in Udine War Cemetery.

21-Feb

LAWLEY, HARRY GARDNER  (1578060); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KH231 'H' of No 614 Sqn, which was hit by flak and disintegrated during a raid on the naval depot at Pola.  He is buried in Udine War Cemetery.

21-Feb

MEPHAM, HARRY KENNETH  (138802); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KH231 'H' of No 614 Sqn, which was hit by flak and disintegrated during a raid on the naval depot at Pola.  He is buried in Udine War Cemetery.

21-Feb

WILKINS, CHRISTOPHER  (1267581); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KH231 'H' of No 614 Sqn, which was hit by flak and disintegrated during a raid on the naval depot at Pola.  He is buried in Udine War Cemetery.

21-Feb

KENDALL, FREDERICK  (1485096); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KH231 'H' of No 614 Sqn, which was hit by flak and disintegrated during a raid on the naval depot at Pola.  He is buried in Udine War Cemetery.

21-Feb

PEARCE, WILLIAM GEORGE  (185421); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG267 CF-Y of No 625 Sqn, which exploded near Hagen during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

DART, HENRY RAYMOND  (J/37816); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG267 CF-Y of No 625 Sqn, which exploded near Hagen during a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

DICKSON, JOHN ARTHUR  (R/190510); age 22 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG267 CF-Y of No 625 Sqn, which exploded near Hagen during a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

HARDING, OLIVER  (R/203699); age 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG267 CF-Y of No 625 Sqn, which exploded near Hagen during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

MALONEY, WILLIAM PATRICK  (J/29566); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG267 CF-Y of No 625 Sqn, which exploded near Hagen during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

SHEPHARD, GEORGE HARRY PERCIVAL  (J/38734); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG267 CF-Y of No 625 Sqn, which exploded near Hagen during a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

THOMPSON, BRIAR SIBBALD  (J/93899); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG267 CF-Y of No 625 Sqn, which exploded near Hagen during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

COOPER, DAVID NORMAN ANTHONY  (154093); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 625 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Louth.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

21-Feb

CRAWFORD, JAMES  (163535); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM726 UM-P2 of No 626 Sqn, which came down near Hagen-Haspe during a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

DIXON, ARTHUR THOMAS  (1672038); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM726 UM-P2 of No 626 Sqn, which came down near Hagen-Haspe during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

ETHERINGTON, KENNETH JOSEPH  (2209136); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM726 UM-P2 of No 626 Sqn, which came down near Hagen-Haspe during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

RUTT, HORACE DAVID  (1899341); age 36 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM726 UM-P2 of No 626 Sqn, which came down near Hagen-Haspe during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

BECK, ALBERT JOHN  (J/40392); age 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM726 UM-P2 of No 626 Sqn, which came down near Hagen-Haspe during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

21-Feb

PATTERSON, WILFRED NICHOLSON  (J/27526); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM726 UM-P3 of No 626 Sqn, which came down near Hagen-Haspe during a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

HILL, LEONARD  (1056444); age 36 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving with No 937 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Leeds.  He is buried in Leeds (Harehills) Cemetery

21-Feb

SIZER, EDWARD AUGUSTINE  (1357902); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2802 Sqn RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

21-Feb

KEARNEY, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (1195700); age 32 RAFVR

LAC

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

21-Feb

POTTER, ARTHUR ALEX  (533811); age 27 RAF

Flt Sgt

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

21-Feb

RENNISON, IAN  (419704); age 21 RAAF

WO

At the moment neither his unit nor his cause of death has yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Udine War Cemetery

21-Feb

PRICE, DILWYN JOE  (1274285); age 38 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 152 MU 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

21-Feb

LARTER, GEORGE ROBERT  (1129837); age 39 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 153 MU 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

21-Feb

WILD, KENNETH  (940636); age 25 RAFVR

Cpl

He had been serving with No 153 MU when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst working on the Sumatran railway.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

21-Feb

GIRLING, ROBERT  (1591620); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV903 of No 1675 HCU, which crashed after a fin broke off following excessive manoeuvring.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

21-Feb

HUMPHRIES, PHILIP EMANUEL  (1605873); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV903 of No 1675 HCU, which crashed after a fin broke off following excessive manoeuvring.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

21-Feb

MORGAN, ALBERT DANIEL  (2215928); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV903 of No 1675 HCU, which crashed after a fin broke off following excessive manoeuvring.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

21-Feb

NORFOLK, STEPHEN TURNER  (1042063); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV903 of No 1675 HCU, which crashed after a fin broke off following excessive manoeuvring.  He is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery

21-Feb

THACKER, WILLIAM CHARLES  (2207701); age 35 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV903 of No 1675 HCU, which crashed after a fin broke off following excessive manoeuvring.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

21-Feb

AMZALAK, ERNEST ABNER  (641359); age Unknown RAF

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV903 of No 1675 HCU, which crashed after a fin broke off following excessive manoeuvring.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

21-Feb

CLOUGH, FREDERICK KENNETH  (1625850); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV903 of No 1675 HCU, which crashed after a fin broke off following excessive manoeuvring.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

21-Feb

WARREN, LESLIE WILLIAM  (3009704); age 19 RAFVR

AC2

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

21-Feb

KAWCZYNSKI, Zygmunt (P.703919); age 23 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL763  of No 61 OTU, which crashed on Baggy Moor Range, Shropshire during a training flight.  He is buried in Donnington (St Cuthbert) Churchyard

21-Feb

DYSZKANT, Stanislaw (P.706211); age 22 PAF

Sgt

He was serving with No 6316 SE when he died in the RAF Hospital at Ely, Cambridgeshire.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

21-Feb

CURTIS, DONALD  (1307802); age 33 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving at RAF Gianaclis at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery

21-Feb

MILLS, EDWIN  (1881753); age 45 RAFVR

AC1

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

21-Feb

THORNE, BETTY KATHLEEN  (440710); 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 Bridgend 2 Qtr.  She is buried in Llanharan and Peterston-super-Montem Joint Cemetery

21-Feb

MOCKFORD, DOROTHY MAY  (2029168); age 23 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 Brighton.  She is buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery

21-Feb

POTTER, GEORGE EDWARD  (1202465); age 33 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 Bristol.  He is buried in Bristol (Greenbank) Cemetery

21-Feb

WARE, DAVID VICTOR  (949941); age 28 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 Holderness.  He is buried in Hull Western Cemetery

21-Feb

McCONKEY, HUGH  (525942); age 32 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 Nuneaton.  He is buried in Esclusham (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

21-Feb

MALCOLM, JOHN  (799970); age 29 RAFVR

AC1

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

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