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Casualties - 22 - 23 February 1945


22-Feb

FIELDING-JOHNSON, HUGH HENRY DFC (130659); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR150 of No 21 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie over North-West Germany.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

22-Feb

HARBORD, LEONARD GEORGE  (152426); age 32 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR150 of No 21 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie over North-West Germany.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

22-Feb

TIBBETTS, JOHN EDWIN  (142363); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, LB668 of No 34 Sqn, which crashed whilst he was attempting to bale out after suffering a bird strike.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

22-Feb

TROPMAN, FRANCIS WILLIAM GORDON  (413453); age 31 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME367 TL-R of No 35 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Feb

DALBY, WILLIAM EDWIN  (1622283); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF138 VN-D of No 50 Sqn, which was lost during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Feb

DOLAN, WILLIAM  (1826350); age 34 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF138 VN-D of No 50 Sqn, which was lost during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Feb

HATCHER, PAUL HERBERT  (186516); age 27 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF138 VN-D of No 50 Sqn, which was lost during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Feb

PARKIN, K  (1623792); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF138 VN-D of No 50 Sqn, which was lost during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Feb

SHEARER, JOHN  (1566269); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF138 VN-D of No 50 Sqn, which was lost during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Feb

WOODHOUSE, JAMES  (907425); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF138 VN-D of No 50 Sqn, which was lost during a raid against the Mitteland Kanal near Gravenhorst.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Feb

ALVES, JOHN RAYMOND  (1582031); age 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ532 of No 55 Sqn, which crashed near Organo during a armed recce and attack sortie to Buttrio and the Mastre area.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

22-Feb

BROWN, JOHN BALDWIN FOULGER  (3040093); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ532 of No 55 Sqn, which crashed near Organo during a armed recce and attack sortie to Buttrio and the Mastre area.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

22-Feb

LEA, EDWIN FRANCIS  (1819115); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ532 of No 55 Sqn, which crashed near Organo during a armed recce and attack sortie to Buttrio and the Mastre area.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

22-Feb

GRAHAM, RONALD JOHN  (428780); age 23 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ532 of No 55 Sqn, which crashed near Organo during a armed recce and attack sortie to Buttrio and the Mastre area.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

22-Feb

GOLDSMITH, REGINALD VICTOR  (159972); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston V, BZ661 'W' of No 55 Sqn, which caught fire in the air and made anm emergency landing at Cesenatico, prior to which he had baled out but did not survive.  He is buried in Udine War Cemetery.

22-Feb

WALKLATE, WILLIAM HENRY  (1215852); age 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston V, BZ661 'W' of No 55 Sqn, which caught fire in the air and made anm emergency landing at Cesenatico, prior to which he had baled out but did not survive.  He is buried in Udine War Cemetery.

22-Feb

CROOK, LAWRENCE BATER  (1335508); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, NV921 of No 80 Sqn, which crashed in an attempted force landed near Ruthen after being hit by flak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Feb

CREEDY, THOMAS FRANK  (640485); age 24 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ496 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce near Grisolera.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery.

22-Feb

BARRATT, ALAN FREDERICK  (1586979); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ496 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce near Grisolera.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery.

22-Feb

DOHERTY, JOHN ANTHONY  (1810229); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ496 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce near Grisolera.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery.

22-Feb

McRAE, RONALD  (1603291); age 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ496 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce near Grisolera.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery.

22-Feb

LONG, DOUGLAS JAMES  (1501236); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVII, HX262 of No 125 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Feb

WOODTHORPE, MERVYN  (1387281); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVII, HX262 of No 125 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Feb

HILL, ALAN GEORGE  (328621V); age 20 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JR296 'V' of No 183 Sqn, which was shot down near Marienbaum by flak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Feb

LENS, ANTON  (206321); age 23 SAAF

Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN941 of No 183 Sqn, which was shot down near Udem by flak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Feb

BALDOCK, LEWIS GEORGE  (1615818); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK566 of No 190 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Norway during a supply dropping sortie to the Norwegian Resistance.  He is buried in Holt Cemetery

22-Feb

CURRIE, STANLEY BERNARD  (1288445); age 28 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK566 of No 190 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Norway during a supply dropping sortie to the Norwegian Resistance.  He is buried in Holt Cemetery

22-Feb

DAVIES, ROBERT EDWIN  (1457369); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK566 of No 190 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Norway during a supply dropping sortie to the Norwegian Resistance.  He is buried in Holt Cemetery

22-Feb

GRANT, THOMAS JAMES ALEXANDER  (1604927); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK566 of No 190 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Norway during a supply dropping sortie to the Norwegian Resistance.  He is buried in Holt Cemetery

22-Feb

HOLLINRAKE, DONALD  (983589); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK566 of No 190 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Norway during a supply dropping sortie to the Norwegian Resistance.  He is buried in Holt Cemetery

22-Feb

NEWMAN, KENNETH FRANK  (1334862); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK566 of No 190 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Norway during a supply dropping sortie to the Norwegian Resistance.  He is buried in Holt Cemetery

22-Feb

FORD, CHARLES STUART  (2209689); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 195 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Morecombe and Heysham (Torrisholme) Cemetery

22-Feb

BAKER, MAURICE WILLIAM L'ISLE LA V.  (26171); age 33 RAF

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ894 of No 196 Sqn, which crashed near De Rips in Holland during a raid to Rees.  He is buried in Mierlo War Cemetery

22-Feb

GORDON, JOHN ROBERT  (1348378); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ894 of No 196 Sqn, which crashed near De Rips in Holland during a raid to Rees.  He is buried in Mierlo War Cemetery

22-Feb

CLARK, ALFRED CHARLES  (923452); age 26 RAFVR

Cpl

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

22-Feb

MUSCHAMP, JOHN EDWARD GEORGE  (153175); age 21 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG450 HA-B of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid against an oil processing plant at Gelsenkirchen and partially abandoned over target area.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Feb

DARRAGH, THOMAS FOSTER  (1902840); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG450 HA-B of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid against an oil processing plant at Gelsenkirchen and partially abandoned over target area.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Feb

HOGG, GEORGE  (1829950); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG450 HA-B of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid against an oil processing plant at Gelsenkirchen and partially abandoned over target area.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Feb

SPEAR, ARTHUR NATHAN  (44361); age 33 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ896 of No 299 Sqn, which came down near Gogh during a bombing sortie to Rees.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Feb

WILSON, DAVID FREDERICK  (1592684); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ896 of No 299 Sqn, which came down near Gogh during a bombing sortie to Rees.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Feb

SMITH, E  (1268888); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was serving with No 305 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

22-Feb

BARDES, E FFAF (); age  FFAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA547 H7-V of No 346 Sqn, which came down at Lollbach during a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Cronenbourg National Cemetery [Bas-Rhin] France

22-Feb

BAYLE, P FFAF (); age  FFAF

S-Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA547 H7-V of No 346 Sqn, which came down at Lollbach during a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Cronenbourg National Cemetery [Bas-Rhin] France

22-Feb

BOURREAU, G FFAF (); age  FFAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA547 H7-V of No 346 Sqn, which came down at Lollbach during a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Cronenbourg National Cemetery [Bas-Rhin] France

22-Feb

DUGNAT, G FFAF (); age  FFAF

Sgc

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA547 H7-V of No 346 Sqn, which came down at Lollbach during a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Cronenbourg National Cemetery [Bas-Rhin] France

22-Feb

ESQUILAT, A FFAF (); age  FFAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA547 H7-V of No 346 Sqn, which came down at Lollbach during a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Cronenbourg National Cemetery [Bas-Rhin] France

22-Feb

JOUMAS, N FFAF (); age  FFAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA547 H7-V of No 346 Sqn, which came down at Lollbach during a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Cronenbourg National Cemetery [Bas-Rhin] France

22-Feb

MARTROU, L FFAF (); age  FFAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA547 H7-V of No 346 Sqn, which came down at Lollbach during a raid to Worms.  He is buried in Cronenbourg National Cemetery [Bas-Rhin] France

22-Feb

AQUAVIVA, J FFAF (); age  FFAF

Adj

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, PN179 H7-M of No 346 Sqn, which came down at Klein Bockenheim during a raid to Worms.  

22-Feb

BREARD, R FFAF (); age  FFAF

Cdt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, PN179 H7-M of No 346 Sqn, which came down at Klein Bockenheim during a raid to Worms.  

22-Feb

CHIERICCI, P FFAF (); age  FFAF

Sgc

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, PN179 H7-M of No 346 Sqn, which came down at Klein Bockenheim during a raid to Worms.  

22-Feb

FAUVET, J FFAF (); age  FFAF

S-Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, PN179 H7-M of No 346 Sqn, which came down at Klein Bockenheim during a raid to Worms.  

22-Feb

LEMAIRE, J FFAF (); age  FFAF

Sgc

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, PN179 H7-M of No 346 Sqn, which came down at Klein Bockenheim during a raid to Worms.  

22-Feb

SOUCILLE, P FFAF (); age  FFAF

Adj

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, PN179 H7-M of No 346 Sqn, which came down at Klein Bockenheim during a raid to Worms.  

22-Feb

ZAVATERRO, L FFAF (); age  FFAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, PN179 H7-M of No 346 Sqn, which came down at Klein Bockenheim during a raid to Worms.  

22-Feb

COWAN, WILLIAM  (J/88196); age 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was flying in Spitfire IX, PL252 of No 412 Sqn, which he abandoned near Heesch following an engine failure during a dive bombing sortie but he was killed when he hit the tailplane.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

22-Feb

THORPE, LESLIE AMOS  (163879); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ388 'R' of No 418 Sqn, which was lost on a patrol in the Osnabruck area during Operation Clarion.  He is buried in Nieuwe-Schans General Cemetery

22-Feb

HOPE, HUGH MUNRO  (C/23855); age 26 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ388 'R' of No 418 Sqn, which was lost on a patrol in the Osnabruck area during Operation Clarion.  He is buried in Nieuwe-Schans General Cemetery

22-Feb

HOOPER, WILFRED  (196283); age 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, RS569 'V' of No 418 Sqn, which was lost on a patrol in the Osnabruck area during Operation Clarion.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Feb

MILLER, HERBERT EDWIN  (138448); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, RS569 'V' of No 418 Sqn, which was lost on a patrol in the Osnabruck area during Operation Clarion.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Feb

SWINGLER, BERNARD PERCY  (J/21837); age 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MP151 of No 439 Sqn, which was shot down near Haldem by flak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Feb

GOWLETT, KENNEDY  (426457); age 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HX920 of No 464 Sqn, which failed to return from a strafing attack on communications targets in Germany.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

22-Feb

McMAHON, ALLAN JOHN  (422870); age 20 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HX920 of No 464 Sqn, which failed to return from a strafing attack on communications targets in Germany.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Feb

RANKIN, RONALD WILLIAM ALEXANDER  (J/25391); age 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NT177 of No 464 Sqn, which was shot down in error by a USAAF Mustang near Rotenburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

22-Feb

BURNE, PETER HAROLD  (J/88797); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HP933 of No 487 Sqn, which failed to return from a day intruder sortie.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

22-Feb

VICKERS, ALLAN JERRY  (J/13115); age 26 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HP933 of No 487 Sqn, which failed to return from a day intruder sortie.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

22-Feb

POTTS, DAVID  (129379); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR177 'U' of No 487 Sqn, which failed to return from a day intruder sortie.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

22-Feb

COCKBURN, JOHN DFM (145110); age 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR356, 'H' of No 487 Sqn, which failed to return from a day intruder sortie.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

22-Feb

VALENTINE, FRANK  (1625056); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR356, 'H' of No 487 Sqn, which failed to return from a day intruder sortie.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

22-Feb

BAKER, REGINALD WILLIAM  (401748); age 29 RNZAF

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ395 'E' of No 487 Sqn, which was shot down and crashed near Bevern during an armed recce of the Hamburg-Bremen area.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

22-Feb

FOWLER, ALEXANDER JOHN  (422654); age 22 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ395 'E' of No 487 Sqn, which was shot down and crashed near Bevern during an armed recce of the Hamburg-Bremen area.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

22-Feb

BROWN, PHILIP  (46024); age 28 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG353 LK-E of No 578 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Obersulzen during a raid on Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

22-Feb

GRINDLAY, JAMES  (1826405); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG353 LK-E of No 578 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Obersulzen during a raid on Worms.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Feb

HUNTER, WILLIAM JOHN  (191511); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG353 LK-E of No 578 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Obersulzen during a raid on Worms.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Feb

MANN, HAROLD  (1547351); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG353 LK-E of No 578 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Obersulzen during a raid on Worms.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

22-Feb

WATT, CHRISTOPHER JAMES TAGGART  (1372528); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG353 LK-E of No 578 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Obersulzen during a raid on Worms.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Feb

COMBAZ, ALFRED JOSEPH  (J/29388); age 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG353 LK-E of No 578 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Obersulzen during a raid on Worms.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Feb

McCAULEY, GORDON THEODORE  (J/36312); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG353 LK-E of No 578 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Obersulzen during a raid on Worms.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Feb

PHILLIPS, GERWYN  (153228); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ406 'D' of No 605 Sqn, which was lost on a day Ranger during Operation Clarion.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Feb

JONES, EDWARD LEONARD  (131857); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

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

22-Feb

ENTICOTT , JACK GEORGE  (129748); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ409 'Q' of No 605 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a day Ranger during Operation Clarion.  He is buried in Eelde General Cemetery

22-Feb

OWEN, ROBERT JAMES REX  (171378); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ416 'H' of No 605 Sqn, which was lost on a day Ranger during Operation Clarion.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Feb

THIRLWELL, GEORGE  (165656); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ416 'H' of No 605 Sqn, which was lost on a day Ranger during Operation Clarion.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Feb

BACKSHELL, ARTHUR JOHN  (154555); age 21 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 commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Feb

STEALEY, DAVID WALTER THOMAS  (66552); age 22 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 commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Feb

ARNOLD, ALBERT ERIC  (116563); 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 Kiel War Cemetery

22-Feb

HIGGINSON, ARTHUR WILLIAM  (163646); age 21 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 Kiel War Cemetery

22-Feb

BADGER, COLIN REGINALD  (2215964); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM105 UM-T2 of No 626 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Feb

DONNER, RODERICK WILLIAM  (154889); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM105 UM-T2 of No 626 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Feb

KING, HUGH BORTHWICK  (1242133); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM105 UM-T2 of No 626 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Feb

RODGER, DONALD  (160639); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM105 UM-T2 of No 626 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Feb

THOMSON, ROBERT  (3020215); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM105 UM-T2 of No 626 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Feb

O'NEILL, THOMAS JOSEPH  (J/35019); age 32 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM105 UM-T2 of No 626 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Feb

PYATT, ROBERT STANLEY  (R/164403); age 20 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM105 UM-T2 of No 626 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Nederweert War Cemetery

22-Feb

WALTERS, LAWRENCE  (1316296); age 23 RAFVR

WO

He was serving with No 681 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

22-Feb

ROWE, GRAHAM WALTER  (156305); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NC692 of No 105 OTU, which overshot on a night landing at Acklington due to an engine failure and hit a bank.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

22-Feb

MARIEN, ERNEST MARY LEON  (1814820); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Hurricane IIC, PZ765, PX851 or PZ854 of No 11 (P) AFU, which flew into high ground near Tintwistle in Cheshire whilst flying in haze.  He is commemorated in The Maidenhead Register

22-Feb

ORBAN, MARCEL HENRI LEON  (1814822); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Hurricane IIC, PZ765, PX851 or PZ854 of No 11 (P) AFU, which flew into high ground near Tintwistle in Cheshire whilst flying in haze.  He is commemorated in The Maidenhead Register

22-Feb

ROBINSON, JOHN VICTOR  (1802305); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Hurricane IIC, PZ765, PX851 or PZ854 of No 11 (P) AFU, which flew into high ground near Tintwistle in Cheshire whilst flying in haze.  He is buried in Abney Park Cemetery

22-Feb

NORMAN, FRANK ALBERT  (1872796); age 33 RAFVR

AC1

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

22-Feb

WILKIE, JOHN MCEWAN  (1341518); age 19 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

22-Feb

MacWILLIAMS, JOHN PATRICK  (55426); age 24 RAF

Fg Off

He was serving with No 4 FU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

22-Feb

SMITH, ROBERT IAN  (163252); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was serving with No 5 ME ARC at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

22-Feb

FRASER, ALASTAIR  (1570107); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt II, KJ142 of No 73 OTU, which crashed on the approach to Fayid.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

22-Feb

KEAIST, RICHARD PRESTON  (R/146463); age 22 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MJ405 of No 83 GSU, which dived into the ground near Shipley, Sussex during  training flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

22-Feb

BARTON, ABEL  (995875); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth I, NL912 of No 9 MU, which dived into the ground at Bushbury, Wolverhampton whilst low flying.  He is buried in Skelmersdale (St Paul) Churchyard.

22-Feb

EVERSHED, ERNEST EDWARD  (625761); age 24 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth I, NL912 of No 9 MU, which dived into the ground at Bushbury, Wolverhampton whilst low flying.  He is buried in Chingford Mount Cemetery.

22-Feb

PARSONS, STUART AUBREY  (524245); age 32 RAF

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG824 of No 1675 HCU, which caught fire in the air and blew up near Abu Sueir.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery.

22-Feb

IMPEY, WILLIAM GEORGE  (1868373); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG824 of No 1675 HCU, which caught fire in the air and blew up near Abu Sueir.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery.

22-Feb

SCOTT, JAMES  (1821086); age 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG824 of No 1675 HCU, which caught fire in the air and blew up near Abu Sueir.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery.

22-Feb

CORNFIELD, MAURICE  (1689154); age 42 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 Bedford.  He is buried in Leeds (Geldred Road) English Hebrew Cemetery

22-Feb

ROBERTS, BERNARD CHARLES DFC (156708); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He died from injuries sustained on 20 Feb 1945 whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NT221 of No 8 (C) OTU, which crashed on a ferry flight from East Fortune to Haverfordwest following a fire in the air.  He is buried in Laverstoke (St Mary) Churchyard.

22-Feb

COLLIE, FREDERICK  (520110); age 34 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died in Dr Gray's Hospital in Elgin from a fractured skull sustained in a road traffic accident.  He is buried in Elgin New Cemetery.

22-Feb

BOWERS, STEPHEN  (2257643); age 22 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK and died in Arbroath Hospital, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Newburn (St Michael) Churchyard.

23-Feb

DAVIS, EDWARD ROBERT  (1805258); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in either Boston IV, BZ482 'M' of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie to Cormons.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

23-Feb

DRAKE, CHARLES SAMUEL  (933335); age 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in either Boston IV, BZ482 'M' of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie to Cormons.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

23-Feb

O'ROURKE, OWEN  (2203691); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in either Boston IV, BZ482 'M' of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie to Cormons.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

23-Feb

WHEELER, ERIC  (1583618); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in either Boston IV, BZ482 'M' of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie to Cormons.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

23-Feb

BIGGS, ROBERT WILLIAM  (339617); age 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in either Boston IV, BZ566 'D' of No 18 Sqn, which cartwheeled after flying into the ground near Porto Recanti during a training flight.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery.

23-Feb

CLEAVER, ARTHUR LEONARD  (1805106); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in either Boston IV, BZ566 'D' of No 18 Sqn, which cartwheeled after flying into the ground near Porto Recanti during a training flight.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery.

23-Feb

ESSEX, WILFRED  (933235); age 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in either Boston IV, BZ566 'D' of No 18 Sqn, which cartwheeled after flying into the ground near Porto Recanti during a training flight.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery.

23-Feb

THORNS, PERCY FREDERICK  (1891155); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in either Boston IV, BZ566 'D' of No 18 Sqn, which cartwheeled after flying into the ground near Porto Recanti during a training flight.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery.

23-Feb

HORROCKS, ROBERT WILLIAM  (171021); age 23 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ507 'H' of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on marshalling yards at Cormons.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

23-Feb

BURTON, DOUGLAS HERBERT  (1624666); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ507 'H' of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on marshalling yards at Cormons.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

23-Feb

COOPER, EDWARD JOSHUA  (181125); age 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ507 'H' of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on marshalling yards at Cormons.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

23-Feb

DEERE, THOMAS HOWELL  (1173259); age 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ507 'H' of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on marshalling yards at Cormons.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

23-Feb

BUTLER, COLIN  (1079092); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, KW384 of No 27 Sqn, which crashed on take off following an engine failure.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

23-Feb

PEEL, HARRY SIDDELL  (1127353); age 28 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED387 of No 50 Sqn, which captured on 26 Feb 1943 when his aircraft was brought down during a raid to Nuremburg, he died in captivity after being force marched west from the camp at Lamsdorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

23-Feb

AMEY, FREDERICK JAMES  (1603166); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ525 of No 55 Sqn, which crashed near Donzella during a 'Nickelling' sortie in the Ariano area.  He is buried in Argenta Gap War Cemetery.

23-Feb

SHERRY, BRIAN GEORGE  (425765); age 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston V, BZ630 of No 55 Sqn, which was lost near Casara della Delizia during an armed recce and attack on Sacile.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

23-Feb

EVANS, JOHN GOWER  (591833); age 22 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston V, BZ630 of No 55 Sqn, which was lost near Casara della Delizia during an armed recce and attack on Sacile.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

23-Feb

MONK, ROY  (1523551); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston V, BZ630 of No 55 Sqn, which was lost near Casara della Delizia during an armed recce and attack on Sacile.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

23-Feb

MORGAN, FREDERICK CHARLES  (126274); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston V, BZ630 of No 55 Sqn, which was lost near Casara della Delizia during an armed recce and attack on Sacile.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

23-Feb

SINCLAIR, J. McDONALD  (637117); age 32 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB588 OF-E of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 at Asjardstrand during a raid on U-boat pens in Oslo Fjord.  He is buried in Tondberg Old Cemetery

23-Feb

HINES, BERNARD JOHN  (195458); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB588 OF-E of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 at Asjardstrand during a raid on U-boat pens in Oslo Fjord.  He is buried in Tondberg Old Cemetery

23-Feb

MARRABLE, ALLAN JOHN  (1324141); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB588 OF-E of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 at Asjardstrand during a raid on U-boat pens in Oslo Fjord.  He is buried in Tondberg Old Cemetery

23-Feb

MORONEY, DENIS  (1134042); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB588 OF-E of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 at Asjardstrand during a raid on U-boat pens in Oslo Fjord.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Feb

PALMER, CYRIL WILLIE  (2221381); age 36 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB588 OF-E of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 at Asjardstrand during a raid on U-boat pens in Oslo Fjord.  He is buried in Tondberg Old Cemetery

23-Feb

RAY, JOHN  (162911); age 38 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB588 OF-E of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 at Asjardstrand during a raid on U-boat pens in Oslo Fjord.  He is buried in Tondberg Old Cemetery

23-Feb

McQUILLAN, MURRAY ROBERT  (J/28958); age 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB588 OF-E of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 at Asjardstrand during a raid on U-boat pens in Oslo Fjord.  He is buried in Tondberg Old Cemetery

23-Feb

ALLEN, STUART RUFUS  (1602947); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA237 SR-V of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

MORTIMER, DAVID  (1596898); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA237 SR-V of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

SLATER, JOSHUA ALDERDICE  (1549547); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA237 SR-V of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

STEPHENS, GEOFFREY ARTHUR  (2204309); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA237 SR-V of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

STUART, ARTHUR WHITE  (163582); age 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA237 SR-V of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

WATT, WILLIAM WALLACE  (155790); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA237 SR-V of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

WINSTONE, RANDOLPH EDWARD ALEXANDER  (1897367); age 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA237 SR-V of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

CURTIN, LEO PATRICK  (432953); age 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA515 PM-N of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

FLETCHER, ALAN NOEL  (420554); age 24 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA515 PM-N of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

DOBSON, REGINALD FREDERICK  (177257); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA515 PM-N of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

NOLAN, RICHARD  (1890587); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA515 PM-N of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

PARKER, ANTHONY KEITH  (1850978); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA515 PM-N of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

REEVES, DEREK JAMES  (1890497); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA515 PM-N of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

STANDING, ERNEST EDWIN  (1335462); age 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA515 PM-N of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

BATTEN, HENRY THOMAS  (544413); age 28 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK149 NF-D of No 138 Sqn, which was probably lost over the sea during Operation Tablejam 181 to Denmark on behalf of SOE.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Feb

COLE, GEORGE  (2202552); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK149 NF-D of No 138 Sqn, which was probably lost over the sea during Operation Tablejam 181 to Denmark on behalf of SOE.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Feb

HASLER, BERTIE RONALD  (1464401); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK149 NF-D of No 138 Sqn, which was probably lost over the sea during Operation Tablejam 181 to Denmark on behalf of SOE.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Feb

LETTS, GEORGE ALBERT  (910656); age 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK149 NF-D of No 138 Sqn, which was probably lost over the sea during Operation Tablejam 181 to Denmark on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Sondre Nissum Churchyard

23-Feb

SHARMAN, ARTHUR  (189071); age 33 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK149 NF-D of No 138 Sqn, which was probably lost over the sea during Operation Tablejam 181 to Denmark on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Sondre Nissum Churchyard

23-Feb

SINKINSON, ERIC WILLIAM  (1438945); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK149 NF-D of No 138 Sqn, which was probably lost over the sea during Operation Tablejam 181 to Denmark on behalf of SOE.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Feb

WEBSTER, FRANCIS WILLIAM  (1685818); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK149 NF-D of No 138 Sqn, which was probably lost over the sea during Operation Tablejam 181 to Denmark on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Norre Havrvig Churchyard

23-Feb

CONNING, ROBERT HAROLD  (2219046); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB780 IQ-T of No 150 Sqn, which came down near Neuhausen during a raid to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

DELIEU, ALBERT WILLIAM  (154385); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was flying in Lancaster I, PB780 IQ-T of No 150 Sqn, which came down near Neuhausen during a raid to Pforzheim, having successfully baled out, he was immediately mobbed by a large crowd, who beat him and lynched him.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

LEWIS, RONALD SAMUEL  (1042987); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB780 IQ-T of No 150 Sqn, which came down near Neuhausen during a raid to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

YTHIER, PIERRE AIME GERARD  (184182); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB780 IQ-T of No 150 Sqn, which came down near Neuhausen during a raid to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

FROST, WILLIAM ARTHUR  (1474488); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, PN380 NP-M of No 158 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on  a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Feb

SILLS, MYRDDIN  (1835887); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, PN380 NP-M of No 158 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on  a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Feb

BATEMAN, DONALD WILLIAM  (J/40084); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, PN380 NP-M of No 158 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on  a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Feb

COOKSON, WILLIAM REMINGTON  (R/269387); age 23 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, PN380 NP-M of No 158 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on  a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Feb

HALL, CLIFFORD WESLEY  (J/36977); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, PN380 NP-M of No 158 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on  a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Feb

HOGGARD, GORDON ALBERT  (J/40429); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, PN380 NP-M of No 158 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on  a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Feb

ROBERTS, WESLEY GRENFELL  (R/263475); age 19 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, PN380 NP-M of No 158 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on  a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Feb

CHAPMAN, ARTHUR GEORGE  (1877173); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND506 AS-L2 of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

EASTCOTT, DENNIS WILLIAM  (1891740); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND506 AS-L2 of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

ELLIS, ERNEST LEWIS  (183959); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND506 AS-L2 of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

RICHARDS, RALPH  (2218582); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND506 AS-L2 of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

TAYLOR, DENNIS  (1670564); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND506 AS-L2 of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

CONSTABLE, WILLIAM MACKIE  (J/29214); age 24 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB595 TC-J of No 170 Sqn, which came down near Muhlacker during a raid to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

JOHNSTONE, ROSS JOHN HUGH  (R/221221); age 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB595 TC-J of No 170 Sqn, which came down near Muhlacker during a raid to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

LE LIEVER, DONALD ELMER  (R/203283); age 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB595 TC-J of No 170 Sqn, which came down near Muhlacker during a raid to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

HOWARD, JAMES ALASTAIR  (422287); age 23 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP922 of No 182 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Moers.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Feb

PATERSON, DALLAS JOSEPH  (432425); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ449 DT-Y of No 192 Sqn, which was shot down near Sturrgart during a bomber support sortie to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

BRUNTON, ANTHONY MARTIN  (1601746); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ449 DT-Y of No 192 Sqn, which was shot down near Sturrgart during a bomber support sortie to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

CARVELL, JOHN FREDERICK  (1801137); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ449 DT-Y of No 192 Sqn, which was shot down near Sturrgart during a bomber support sortie to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

MORGAN, GEORGE ALFRED CYRIL  (1801046); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ449 DT-Y of No 192 Sqn, which was shot down near Sturrgart during a bomber support sortie to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

SPENCER, ERIC  (1595558); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ449 DT-Y of No 192 Sqn, which was shot down near Sturrgart during a bomber support sortie to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

WILKINSON, WILLIAM MIDDLEMISS  (3020028); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ449 DT-Y of No 192 Sqn, which was shot down near Sturrgart during a bomber support sortie to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

MITCHELL, WILLIAM HEWITT POWER  (415345); age 24 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA241 DT-O of No 192 Sqn, which came down near Holzerlingen during a bomber support sortie to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

CLARK, ANTHONY WILLIAM  (163920); age 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA241 DT-O of No 192 Sqn, which came down near Holzerlingen during a bomber support sortie to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

GOODALL, ALAN KEITH  (1803943); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA241 DT-O of No 192 Sqn, which came down near Holzerlingen during a bomber support sortie to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

KERR, JOHN LANGLEY  (1801030); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA241 DT-O of No 192 Sqn, which came down near Holzerlingen during a bomber support sortie to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

PARKINS, FREDERICK  (2222307); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA241 DT-O of No 192 Sqn, which came down near Holzerlingen during a bomber support sortie to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

SEAGER, ROY NORMAN  (1862444); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA241 DT-O of No 192 Sqn, which came down near Holzerlingen during a bomber support sortie to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

CAMPBELL, THOMAS GEORGE  (R/197245); age 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA241 DT-O of No 192 Sqn, which came down near Holzerlingen during a bomber support sortie to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

TWIGG, LEONARD ERIC  (1681108); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, NT354 HB- of No 239 Sqn, which crashed into a 192 Sqn Halifax on landing, having diverted to Foulsham due to bad weather on its return from a bomber support sortie.  He is buried in Brinsworth (St George) Churchyard

23-Feb

BARCIKOWSKI, Jozef (P.2626); age 30 PAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA161 BH-X of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Sindelfingen on its return from a raid to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

LISAK, Rudolf (P.705022); age 24 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA161 BH-X of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Sindelfingen on its return from a raid to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

STOKARSKI, Jerzy (P.706549); age 25 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA161 BH-X of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Sindelfingen on its return from a raid to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

MACURA, KAREL  (788497); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MA230 of No 310 Sqn, which probably ditched during a transit flight between Manston and Bradwell Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Feb

MORRISON, GORDON DONALD  (165020); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR342 'N' of No 418 Sqn, which was lost on an evening patrol to Grevenbroch.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

23-Feb

McLEOD, LAWRENCE HERBERT  (J/25876); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR342 'N' of No 418 Sqn, which was lost on an evening patrol to Grevenbroch.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

23-Feb

HOCKLEY, HERBERT HENRY  (R/104233); age 23 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW139 AL-P of No 429 Sqn, which plunged into the ground between Exelby and Londonderry following a second engine failure as it attempted to make an emergency landing at Leeming during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

23-Feb

ROBB, PETER FRANKLIN  (J/5118); age 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW139 AL-P of No 429 Sqn, which plunged into the ground between Exelby and Londonderry following a second engine failure as it attempted to make an emergency landing at Leeming during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

23-Feb

JARVIS, ERNEST CORNELIUS  (3032389); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM273 BQ-O of No 550 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

MACKENZIE, ERNEST  (1898393); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM273 BQ-O of No 550 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

SOWTER, ROY TYLDESLEY  (J/95495); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM273 BQ-O of No 550 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pforzheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Feb

SWALES, EDWIN VC  (6101V); age 29 SAAF

Maj

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB538 6O-M of No 582 Sqn, which had been severely damaged over the target whilst acting a Master Bomber for a raid on Pforzheim.  He managed to get the aircraft back over Allied lines where his crew was able to abandon it but before he could get out the aircraft hit power cables.  He was awarded a posthumous VC for his actions.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

23-Feb

DOHERTY, ROBERT AUBREY ALEXANDER  (102594); age 27 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XX, KB350 6T-B of No 608 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Feb

MOORE, LEONARD  (164872); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XX, KB350 6T-B of No 608 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Feb

BROOKS, WALTER  (1436641); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA656 of No 644 Sqn, which suffered an engine failure shortly after taking off from Milltown on a transit flight to Tarrant Rushton.  Following a second engine failure an diversion was made to Honiley but it crashed on landing following the failure of a third engine whilst on final approach.  He is buried in Loughborough (Leicester Road) Cemetery

23-Feb

GENT, ROBERT  (1594353); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA656 of No 644 Sqn, which suffered an engine failure shortly after taking off from Milltown on a transit flight to Tarrant Rushton.  Following a second engine failure an diversion was made to Honiley but it crashed on landing following the failure of a third engine whilst on final approach.  He is buried in Leadgate (St Ives) Churchyard

23-Feb

TOMLINSON, JAMES WILLIAM  (1580950); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA656 of No 644 Sqn, which suffered an engine failure shortly after taking off from Milltown on a transit flight to Tarrant Rushton.  Following a second engine failure an diversion was made to Honiley but it crashed on landing following the failure of a third engine whilst on final approach.  He is buried in Blackpool (Carleton) Cemetery

23-Feb

SIMS, BERNARD LAWRENCE  (142547); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire XI, PA930 of No 682 Sqn, which was lost on a PR sortie to Udine.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

23-Feb

TAYLOR, HAROLD GEORGE  (1375648); age Unknown RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the Far East (unit unknown) 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

23-Feb

ALLEN, JOHN HENRY WILLIAM  (172873); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He probably died from injuries whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NC692 of No 105 OTU, which overshot on a night landing at Acklington due to an engine failure and hit a bank.  He is buried in Hornchurch Cemetery.

23-Feb

BIRCH, JOHN RAYMOND  (1892417); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ746 of No 111 OTU, which collided with FL994 in the circuit at Windsor Field.  He is buried in Nassau War Cemetery

23-Feb

BIRKETT, LAURENCE ARTHUR  (174687); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ746 of No 111 OTU, which collided with FL994 in the circuit at Windsor Field.  He is buried in Nassau War Cemetery

23-Feb

CRIBBES, GEORGE DERYK  (166098); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ746 of No 111 OTU, which collided with FL994 in the circuit at Windsor Field.  He is buried in Nassau War Cemetery

23-Feb

HOLLAND, ALAN  (1627769); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ746 of No 111 OTU, which collided with FL994 in the circuit at Windsor Field.  He is buried in Nassau War Cemetery

23-Feb

HUTCHINGS, BERTIE WARREN  (151528); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ746 of No 111 OTU, which collided with FL994 in the circuit at Windsor Field.  He is buried in Nassau War Cemetery

23-Feb

JACKSON, CHRISTOPHER  (1903874); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ746 of No 111 OTU, which collided with FL994 in the circuit at Windsor Field.  He is buried in Nassau War Cemetery

23-Feb

RICHARDS, GEOFFREY EDWARD CHARLES  (2225323); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ746 of No 111 OTU, which collided with FL994 in the circuit at Windsor Field.  He is buried in Nassau War Cemetery

23-Feb

TOMLINSON, ARTHUR IAN  (165616); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ746 of No 111 OTU, which collided with FL994 in the circuit at Windsor Field.  He is buried in Nassau War Cemetery

23-Feb

JAZEWCIS, WINCAS  (1367070); age 30 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 151 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

23-Feb

HEATH, THOMAS WALTER  (67738); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 159 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

23-Feb

MACLAINE, GRANTHAM STANHOPE  (408468); age 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 84 Base when he died from Acute Myelocttic Leukaemia.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

23-Feb

GIBBS, CYRIL FRANK  (958618); age 21 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving at RAF Seleter 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

23-Feb

WATERS, STEPHEN JOHN VICTOR FRANK  (1474439); age 43 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 Cambridge 2 Qtr.  He is buried in Swaffham Bulbeck Cemetery

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