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Casualties - 5 March 1945


05-Mar

HALL, LIONEL LESLIE  (53477); age 21 RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ948 ZA-E of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

05-Mar

DAVENPORT, ROBERT EDWARD  (191980); age 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ948 ZA-E of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

05-Mar

FEARNLEY, FRED  (1594868); age 39 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ948 ZA-E of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

05-Mar

TASKER, HAROLD WILLIAM  (1890136); age 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ948 ZA-E of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

05-Mar

WEBSTER, LINDSAY WILKIE  (R/151294); age 20 RCAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ948 ZA-E of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

05-Mar

NOXON, FREDERICK RAYMOND  (159061); age 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR645 of No 84 Sqn, which failed to recover from a dive over the ranges at Kolar.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

05-Mar

YARKER, THOMAS  (1578673); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR645 of No 84 Sqn, which failed to recover from a dive over the ranges at Kolar.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

05-Mar

HUNT, PETER  (190425); age 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, NH362 of No 93 Sqn, which failed to return from a sweep to Udine.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

05-Mar

TURNER, ALAN FREDERICK  (R/92602); age 24 RCAF

WO I

He was captured whilst flying in Halifax I, W7918 of No 102 Sqn on 27 Jan 1943 during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He died from dysentery whilst being force marched from Lamsdorf POW camp.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

WHITFIELD, FREDERICK  (646741); age Unknown RAF

WO

He was captured on 8 Sep 1942 whilst flying in Halifax II, W7677 DY-Q of No 102 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt and died in captivity at Stalag 344.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Mar

BRIGGS, HERBERT HENRY  (1672935); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VI, RG502 DY-Q of No 102 Sqn, which came down near Volyne in Czechoslovakia during on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Prague War Cemetery

05-Mar

COONEY, THOMAS  (1573835); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VI, RG502 DY-Q of No 102 Sqn, which came down near Volyne in Czechoslovakia during on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Prague War Cemetery

05-Mar

HURLEY, JOHN ALBERT  (184168); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VI, RG502 DY-Q of No 102 Sqn, which came down near Volyne in Czechoslovakia during on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Prague War Cemetery

05-Mar

SMITH, J T  (1588018); age 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VI, RG502 DY-Q of No 102 Sqn, which came down near Volyne in Czechoslovakia during on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Prague War Cemetery

05-Mar

EXEL, GORDON WYNNE  (J/36627); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME392 PM-Y of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

GRIFFIN, MICHAEL FRANCIS  (J/38819); age 30 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME392 PM-Y of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

EVANS, JOHN VERNON  (124672); age 26 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, PF447 HS- of No 109 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Brussels-Melsbroek on its return from a raid to Hallendorf.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

05-Mar

PAYNE, ALFRED MIGAL  (161730); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, PF447 HS- of No 109 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Brussels-Melsbroek on its return from a raid to Hallendorf.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

05-Mar

COATES, JOHN HENRY  (1147865); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, PT410 of No 111 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Adria.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

05-Mar

BOTT, NORMAN  (1816972); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ513 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

05-Mar

CAROLAN, FRANCIS JOSEPH  (1605505); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ513 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

05-Mar

EVANS, ANTONY G.  (1653071); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ513 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

05-Mar

HOLLAND, WILLIAM JAMES KEVIN  (1799510); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ513 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

05-Mar

LONDON, ALEXANDER EDMUND  (429708); age 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NK972 OJ-H of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over the target area during a raid on the Consolidation benzol plant at Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-Mar

WILLIAMS, BERNARD MATHEW  (436323); age 20 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NK972 OJ-H of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over the target area during a raid on the Consolidation benzol plant at Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-Mar

BROGAN, MICHAEL ANDREW  (114154); age 32 RAFVR

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK312 MA-W of No 161 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Livo Island during Operation Tablejam 209 to Denmark on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Fjerritslev General Cemetery

05-Mar

CLARKE, NORMAN  (169486); age 37 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK312 MA-W of No 161 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Livo Island during Operation Tablejam 209 to Denmark on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Logstor General Cemetery

05-Mar

GRAY, ERIC EDWARD  (1384393); age 21 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK312 MA-W of No 161 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Livo Island during Operation Tablejam 209 to Denmark on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Logstor General Cemetery

05-Mar

MAHONEY, FREDERICK  (976750); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK312 MA-W of No 161 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Livo Island during Operation Tablejam 209 to Denmark on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Logstor General Cemetery

05-Mar

SHARMAN, HAROLD OWEN  (155069); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK312 MA-W of No 161 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Livo Island during Operation Tablejam 209 to Denmark on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Fjerritslev General Cemetery

05-Mar

WATSON, FREDERICK JOHN  (169863); age 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK312 MA-W of No 161 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Livo Island during Operation Tablejam 209 to Denmark on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Sejerslev Churchyard

05-Mar

WIGLEY, HENRY THOMAS  (179769); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK312 MA-W of No 161 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Livo Island during Operation Tablejam 209 to Denmark on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Logstor General Cemetery

05-Mar

McNALLY, JOHN JOSEPH  (412647); age 25 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME320 TC-L of No 170 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Mar

EBBS, CECIL ALEXANDER  (1901246); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME320 TC-L of No 170 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

PLANT, JOHN PERCIVAL  (3010599); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME320 TC-L of No 170 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

THORNTON, EDWARD ROSS  (116637); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME320 TC-L of No 170 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

WAGER, DONALD  (1899394); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME320 TC-L of No 170 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

BRYDON, WILBERT ALEXANDER  (J/40347); age 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME320 TC-L of No 170 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

WEBER, WILFRED EARL  (J/40810); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME320 TC-L of No 170 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

THURLOW, JACK ALVIN  (J/11980); age 26 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LJ617 EX-E of No 199 Sqn, which was shot down in error near Thionville in France by US AA fire whilst providing a Mandrel screen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

DE GARIS, WILLIAM SOWDEN  (437120); age 20 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG230 EM-F of No 207 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Bohlen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

WOOD, ALBERT ERNEST  (426850); age 20 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG230 EM-F of No 207 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Bohlen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

BURT, ANDREW SWEETING  (3040594); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG230 EM-F of No 207 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Bohlen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

DRYSDALE, WILLIAM  (1826957); age 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG230 EM-F of No 207 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Bohlen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

EDGE, WILLIAM HENRY  (2222026); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG230 EM-F of No 207 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Bohlen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

GILES, STANLEY FREDERICK  (1322210); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG230 EM-F of No 207 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Bohlen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

MORRIS, GORDON  (154529); age 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG230 EM-F of No 207 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Bohlen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

PEARCE, WILLIAM NORMAN ROY  (419970); age 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was whilst flying as the 2nd pilot in Lancaster I, PB644 of No 227 Sqn, which he abandoned during on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Bohlen, however he landed in a tree and released his harness, falling to he death.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

05-Mar

PHILLIPS, DENIS ROBERT  (1317412); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt II, KJ227 of No 261 Sqn, which blew up after catching fire whilst recovering from a dive bombing attack near Taunggyi.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

05-Mar

BARBOUR, JAMES  (966477); age 29 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 297 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Halstead.  He is buried in Port Glasgow Cemetery

05-Mar

LITAK, Stanislaw Jan (P.1725); age 27 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FX925  of No 316 Sqn, which he abandoned near Rheine following an engine failure during a Ramrod but he did not survive.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

05-Mar

VLUG, JOHANNES  (145141); age Unknown RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XVI, RR240 'N' of No 322 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an armed recce.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-Mar

FARNIER, R FFAF (); age  FFAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ738 H7-H of No 346 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  

05-Mar

GORIAS, J FFAF (); age  FFAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ738 H7-H of No 346 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  

05-Mar

HOUDELOT, B FFAF (); age  FFAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ738 H7-H of No 346 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  

05-Mar

LEROY, J FFAF (); age  FFAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ738 H7-H of No 346 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  

05-Mar

SCHILLING, M FFAF (); age  FFAF

Sgc

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ738 H7-H of No 346 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  

05-Mar

FONTEIX, A FFAF (); age  FFAF

S-Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ738 H7-H of No 346 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  

05-Mar

ROUVEL, J (); age  FFAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ738 H7-H of No 346 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  

05-Mar

KIRBY, JAMES BURTON  (1606854); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA184 PT-W of No 420 Sqn, which crashed due to severe icing near Dishforth shortly after taking off from Tholthorpe for a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Windsor Cemetery, Berkshire

05-Mar

CLARK, EARL WILLIAM  (J/89818); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA184 PT-W of No 420 Sqn, which crashed due to severe icing near Dishforth shortly after taking off from Tholthorpe for a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

EPOCH, JEROME AQUINIUS  (J/94406); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA184 PT-W of No 420 Sqn, which crashed due to severe icing near Dishforth shortly after taking off from Tholthorpe for a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

OAKES, WILLIAM HUGH  (J/40103); age 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA184 PT-W of No 420 Sqn, which crashed due to severe icing near Dishforth shortly after taking off from Tholthorpe for a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

DINNEN, ROBERT LOUIS  (221828); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA190 PT-U of No 420 Sqn, which crashed due to severe icing near Hazelwood Castle shortly after setting off from Tholthorpe for a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

BATTLER, RALPH OSCAR  (J/94502); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA190 PT-U of No 420 Sqn, which crashed due to severe icing near Hazelwood Castle shortly after setting off from Tholthorpe for a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

GABA, WILLIAM  (J/94503); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA190 PT-U of No 420 Sqn, which crashed due to severe icing near Hazelwood Castle shortly after setting off from Tholthorpe for a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

KAECHELE, EMMET SOLOMON  (J/92691); age 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA190 PT-U of No 420 Sqn, which crashed due to severe icing near Hazelwood Castle shortly after setting off from Tholthorpe for a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

SMITH, ROBERT GEORGE  (J/87951); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA190 PT-U of No 420 Sqn, which crashed due to severe icing near Hazelwood Castle shortly after setting off from Tholthorpe for a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

SOLLIE, ROALD FREDERICK  (J/93048); age 27 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA190 PT-U of No 420 Sqn, which crashed due to severe icing near Hazelwood Castle shortly after setting off from Tholthorpe for a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

KASTNER, JOSEPH JOHN MICHAEL  (J/94419); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He died from wounds sustained whilst flying in Halifax III, NP959 PT-N of No 420 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

05-Mar

ATCHISON, JOHN MELFORD  (J/95411); age 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG458 QB-H of No 424 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Mar

CASH, ALFRED VALENTINE  (J/38805); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG458 QB-H of No 424 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

ROSS, DONALD ALEXANDER  (J/8165); age 29 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG458 QB-H of No 424 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

SEABY, FRANCIS EDWARD  (J/36516); age 29 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG458 QB-H of No 424 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Mar

WEAVER, HOWARD MCELROY  (J/40482); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG458 QB-H of No 424 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

RAYNER, ALBERT KEMP  (1595648); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG458 QB-H of No 424 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

HALL, PAUL JOHN  (J/43949); age 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ454 KW-S of No 425 Sqn, which crashed due to severe icing near Little Ouseburn on its return from a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

HYDE, JOHN WILLIAM  (J/95349); age 35 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ454 KW-S of No 425 Sqn, which crashed due to severe icing near Little Ouseburn on its return from a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

LOWE, ARTHUR ROBERT  (J/29556); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ454 KW-S of No 425 Sqn, which crashed due to severe icing near Little Ouseburn on its return from a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Red Bank Fairview Cemetery

05-Mar

LYNCH, JAMES LAURIDS  (R/201189); age 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ454 KW-S of No 425 Sqn, which crashed due to severe icing near Little Ouseburn on its return from a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

ANDERSON, MARK SYLVESTER HAROLD  (J/92728); age 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ845 KW-J of No 425 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, PN228 of No 426 Sqn near Linton on Ouse shortly after taking off from Tholthorpe for a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

BEAUDRY, JOSEPH EMILE ROLAND  (J/94216); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ845 KW-J of No 425 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, PN228 of No 426 Sqn near Linton on Ouse shortly after taking off from Tholthorpe for a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

CHARRON, RONALD EDWARD OSCAR  (J/40447); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ845 KW-J of No 425 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, PN228 of No 426 Sqn near Linton on Ouse shortly after taking off from Tholthorpe for a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

PELLETIER, JOSEPH LOUIS GASTON  (J/94603); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ845 KW-J of No 425 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, PN228 of No 426 Sqn near Linton on Ouse shortly after taking off from Tholthorpe for a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

ROY, JOSEPH DONAT FERNAND EUGENE  (J/94670); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ845 KW-J of No 425 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, PN228 of No 426 Sqn near Linton on Ouse shortly after taking off from Tholthorpe for a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

SEGUIN, JOSEPH LOUIS PAUL  (R/171212); age 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ845 KW-J of No 425 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, PN228 of No 426 Sqn near Linton on Ouse shortly after taking off from Tholthorpe for a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

D'AVRIL, HENRI JEAN MAURICE JOSEPH  (J/93925); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, PN173 KW-Q of No 425 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Mar

DESBIENS, JEAN JACQUES ADRIEN LEONIDAS  (J/89658); age 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, PN173 KW-Q of No 425 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Mar

MINGUET, ALBERT EMILE  (J/95399); age Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, PN173 KW-Q of No 425 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Mar

SYMES, WALTER THOMAS  (195926); age 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, LW210 OW-Y of No 426 Sqn, which broke up in the air due to severe icing over York shortly after taking off from Linton-on-Ouse for a raid to Chemnitz, five civilians were also killed and eighteen injured.  He is buried in Thorncombe (St Mary) Churchyard Extension

05-Mar

EMERSON, IVOR  (J/11482); age 30 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, LW210 OW-Y of No 426 Sqn, which broke up in the air due to severe icing over York shortly after taking off from Linton-on-Ouse for a raid to Chemnitz, five civilians were also killed and eighteen injured.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

HUTCHISON, ALICK MATHESON  (J/39872); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, LW210 OW-Y of No 426 Sqn, which broke up in the air due to severe icing over York shortly after taking off from Linton-on-Ouse for a raid to Chemnitz, five civilians were also killed and eighteen injured.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

MacDOUGALL, JOHN NEIL  (J/94554); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, LW210 OW-Y of No 426 Sqn, which broke up in the air due to severe icing over York shortly after taking off from Linton-on-Ouse for a raid to Chemnitz, five civilians were also killed and eighteen injured.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

CAMPBELL, THOMAS MARNOCH  (J/39018); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, LW210 OW-Y of No 426 Sqn, which broke up in the air due to severe icing over York shortly after taking off from Linton-on-Ouse for a raid to Chemnitz, five civilians were also killed and eighteen injured.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

TURNER, RAYMOND HILTON  (J/94478); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, LW210 OW-Y of No 426 Sqn, which broke up in the air due to severe icing over York shortly after taking off from Linton-on-Ouse for a raid to Chemnitz, five civilians were also killed and eighteen injured.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

TOGWELL, WILLIAM ALBERT  (195231); age 25 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP793 OW-H of No 426 Sqn, which crashed at Kirbymoorside about 20 minutes after taking off from Linton-on-Ouse for a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Derby (Nottingham Road) Cemetery

05-Mar

BIGGERSTAFF, RICHARD ALAN  (J/95425); age 18 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP793 OW-H of No 426 Sqn, which crashed at Kirbymoorside about 20 minutes after taking off from Linton-on-Ouse for a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

COONES, MAXWELL WARREN  (J/95426); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP793 OW-H of No 426 Sqn, which crashed at Kirbymoorside about 20 minutes after taking off from Linton-on-Ouse for a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

McCARTHY, BENEDICT JOSEPH  (J/94463); age Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP793 OW-H of No 426 Sqn, which crashed at Kirbymoorside about 20 minutes after taking off from Linton-on-Ouse for a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

MYERS, FRANK MACGREGOR  (J/39365); age 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP793 OW-H of No 426 Sqn, which crashed at Kirbymoorside about 20 minutes after taking off from Linton-on-Ouse for a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

WATTS, HUMPHREY STANLEY  (J/37111); age 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP793 OW-H of No 426 Sqn, which crashed at Kirbymoorside about 20 minutes after taking off from Linton-on-Ouse for a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

WAY, WILLIAM ALBERT  (J/94149); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP793 OW-H of No 426 Sqn, which crashed at Kirbymoorside about 20 minutes after taking off from Linton-on-Ouse for a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

FENNELL, ROBERT EDWARD  (J/40052); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP799 OW-J of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by night fighter on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Mar

GUNDERSON, ROALD BENJAMIN  (J/95306); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP799 OW-J of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by night fighter on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Mar

KIRKPATRICK, JOHN GILLESPIE  (J/11038); age 24 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP799 OW-J of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by night fighter on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Mar

LARSON, JOHN ALEXANDER HENRY  (J/95382); age 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP799 OW-J of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by night fighter on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Mar

STILLINGER, ROY EDWARD  (J/38395); age 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP799 OW-J of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by night fighter on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Mar

GILES, IAN  (3020559); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP799 OW-J of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by night fighter on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

JEROME, ERIC STANLEY  (195710); age 24 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, PN228 OW-A of No 426 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, MZ845 of No 425 Sqn shortly after taking off from Linton on Ouse for a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Acton Cemetery

05-Mar

ATKINSON, JOHN LESLIE  (J/35829); age 32 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, PN228 OW-A of No 426 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, MZ845 of No 425 Sqn shortly after taking off from Linton on Ouse for a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

GARRETT, ERIC THOMAS  (J/10741); age 24 RCAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, PN228 OW-A of No 426 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, MZ845 of No 425 Sqn shortly after taking off from Linton on Ouse for a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

LINSTEAD, JOHN BLAIR  (J/94527); age 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, PN228 OW-A of No 426 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, MZ845 of No 425 Sqn shortly after taking off from Linton on Ouse for a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

McLEOD, HAROLD DICK  (J/94365); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, PN228 OW-A of No 426 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, MZ845 of No 425 Sqn shortly after taking off from Linton on Ouse for a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

MILLER, WILLIAM GORDON  (J/94338); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, PN228 OW-A of No 426 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, MZ845 of No 425 Sqn shortly after taking off from Linton on Ouse for a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

PARKER, KENNETH GEORGE  (J/36081); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, PN228 OW-A of No 426 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, MZ845 of No 425 Sqn shortly after taking off from Linton on Ouse for a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

HAZELBY, CYRIL ROLAND  (2210748); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB778 NA-Y of No 428 Sqn, which came down in woods in Belgium due to icing on its return from a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

05-Mar

ASHDOWN, WALTER ROSS  (J/39320); age 31 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB778 NA-Y of No 428 Sqn, which came down in woods in Belgium due to icing on its return from a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

05-Mar

WADE, DONALD ALLEN  (J/38424); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB778 NA-Y of No 428 Sqn, which came down in woods in Belgium due to icing on its return from a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

05-Mar

SALISBURY, WILLIAM ARTHUR  (2222106); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB858 SE-G of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Oberweldbach during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Mar

BEATON, HERBERT JOHN  (J/42250); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB858 SE-G of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Oberweldbach during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Mar

FELDHANS, HENRY JOHNS  (J/41496); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB858 SE-G of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Oberweldbach during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Mar

GUTTORMSON, HINRIK  (395367); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB858 SE-G of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Oberweldbach during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Mar

HARRIS, HOWARD ROGER  (J/95280); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB858 SE-G of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Oberweldbach during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Mar

MacDONALD, COLIN BRUCE  (J/95362); age 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB858 SE-G of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Oberweldbach during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Mar

REID, STANLEY ARTHUR  (J/38869); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB858 SE-G of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Oberweldbach during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Mar

RAY, FREDERICK CHARLES HENRY  (434011); age 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was flying in Halifax III, LV949 of No 466 Sqn, which he abandoned due to severe icing making the it uncontrollable, however the pilot eventually regained sufficient control to land at Carnaby, however, he did not survive.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

OLSEN, ALLAN  (434001); age 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN775 JI-F2 of No 514 Sqn, which came down at Bunsbeek during a raid on the Consolidation benzol plant at Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

05-Mar

CLARKE, FRANK  (154941); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN775 JI-F2 of No 514 Sqn, which came down at Bunsbeek during a raid on the Consolidation benzol plant at Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

05-Mar

HOGG, CHRISTOPHER GEORGE  (2220626); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN775 JI-F2 of No 514 Sqn, which came down at Bunsbeek during a raid on the Consolidation benzol plant at Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

05-Mar

KERR, HOLMAN GORDON STANLEY  (185226); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN775 JI-F2 of No 514 Sqn, which came down at Bunsbeek during a raid on the Consolidation benzol plant at Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

05-Mar

MARSDEN, WILLIAM  (1589746); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN775 JI-F2 of No 514 Sqn, which came down at Bunsbeek during a raid on the Consolidation benzol plant at Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

05-Mar

SMITH, SIDNEY  (1397906); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN775 JI-F2 of No 514 Sqn, which came down at Bunsbeek during a raid on the Consolidation benzol plant at Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

05-Mar

THOMAS, HERBERT PERCIVAL  (605706); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN775 JI-F2 of No 514 Sqn, which came down at Bunsbeek during a raid on the Consolidation benzol plant at Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

05-Mar

MACLEAN, MALCOLM HAMILTON MURRAY  (414311); age 27 RAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XX, KB197 6T-A of No 608 Sqn, which came down near Braine-le-Comte during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

05-Mar

TODD, RICHARD  (1673062); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XX, KB197 6T-A of No 608 Sqn, which came down near Braine-le-Comte during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

05-Mar

BARTLETT, CHARLES HENRY  (3050089); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD375 CF-R of No 625 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Mar

PORTER, JAMES HENRY  (1103269); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD375 CF-R of No 625 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Mar

ADAM, DAVID DOIG  (1001091); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB921 F2-N of No 635 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

HATTON, GEORGE WILLIAM  (2220970); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB921 F2-N of No 635 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

USHER, KENNETH  (164722); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB921 F2-N of No 635 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

VENNING, DAVID LOTAN  (164720); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB921 F2-N of No 635 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

WILLIAMS, GWILYM  (1416530); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB921 F2-N of No 635 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

GODDARD, ROBERT SAMUEL  (J/27927); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB921 F2-N of No 635 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

PRIDDING, JAMES BARRIE  (2218849); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB921 F2-N of No 640 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Holt Cemetery

05-Mar

ARUNDEL, ARCHIE WINSTON  (964173); age 31 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 2742 Sqn RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

05-Mar

PEARCE, CHARLES  (1498100); age 23 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 force marched across Java.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

05-Mar

EWIN, EDWARD HENRY  (154904); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LL544 of No 1658 HCU, which crashed on an overshoot at Riccall after control was lost whilst landing at the end of a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Selby Cemetery

05-Mar

HOOPER, JOSEPH  (157579); age 34 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LL544 of No 1658 HCU, which crashed on an overshoot at Riccall after control was lost whilst landing at the end of a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Selby Cemetery

05-Mar

MOWBRAY, WILLIAM GEORGE  (1685751); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LL544 of No 1658 HCU, which crashed on an overshoot at Riccall after control was lost whilst landing at the end of a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Carlisle (Upperby) Cemetery

05-Mar

WALLER, WALTER DENNIS  (154752); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LL544 of No 1658 HCU, which crashed on an overshoot at Riccall after control was lost whilst landing at the end of a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Sketty (Bethel) Welsh Congregational Chapelyard

05-Mar

WILSON, ALEXANDER  (427597); age 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD437 of No 1662 HCU, which crashed on fire near Woodbeck, Nottinghamshire after hitting a tree on a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

05-Mar

BLIGH, ARTHUR  (1523986); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD437 of No 1662 HCU, which crashed on fire near Woodbeck, Nottinghamshire after hitting a tree on a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

05-Mar

MOORE, PETER EDWARD WILLIAM  (1898052); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD437 of No 1662 HCU, which crashed on fire near Woodbeck, Nottinghamshire after hitting a tree on a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Worting (St Thomas of Canterbury) Churchyard

05-Mar

PAGE, RICHARD HENRY  (1602672); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD437 of No 1662 HCU, which crashed on fire near Woodbeck, Nottinghamshire after hitting a tree on a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Eastleigh Cemetery

05-Mar

WARD, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (1866600); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD437 of No 1662 HCU, which crashed on fire near Woodbeck, Nottinghamshire after hitting a tree on a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Lawford (St Mary) Churchyard

05-Mar

WARMAN, HERBERT ALBERT  (1883315); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD437 of No 1662 HCU, which crashed on fire near Woodbeck, Nottinghamshire after hitting a tree on a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

05-Mar

SKINNER, JOHN HEDLEY  (R/264550); age 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD437 of No 1662 HCU, which crashed on fire near Woodbeck, Nottinghamshire after hitting a tree on a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Mar

BUCHANAN, JOHN ARCHIBALD  (1584503); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, JK260 of No 71 OTU, which crashed at Fayid.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

05-Mar

CRACK, ROY WILLIAM  (1394222); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ588 of No 8 (C) OTU, which spun into the ground at Little Treffgarne in Pembrokeshire whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in or was cremated at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

05-Mar

LISNER, LEONARD  (1314716); age 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ588 of No 8 (C) OTU, which spun into the ground at Little Treffgarne in Pembrokeshire whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Bristol Jewish Cemetery

05-Mar

DIXON, DONALD IVAN  (920258); age Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

He had been serving at AHQ FE 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

05-Mar

BLACK, LINDSAY STUART DFC (40961); age 30 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, LZ924 of the DFLS, which crashed onto the beach at Selsey having failed to recover from a dive bombing practice.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

05-Mar

SERRUYS, RAOUIL EUGENE CLEMENTS  (183835); age 43 RAFVR

Fg Off

He possibly died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Oxford I, NM683 of the PFNTU, which flew into high ground near Edale in Derbyshire whilst descending in cloud.  He is commemorated in The Maidenhead Register

05-Mar

ORANGE, THOMAS  (622104); age Unknown RAF

AC1

He had been serving at RAF Seletar when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Labuan.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

05-Mar

TASKER, JOHN  (1878770); age 32 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 Leeds.  He is buried in Leeds (Whitkirk) Cemetery

05-Mar

GRIMWOOD, GEORGE HAROLD DAVID  (1201760); age 33 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving at No 10 AFV Depot, Georgetown, Renfrew and died from a fractured skull sustained when he slipped from the running board of a mobile crane, and was run over by it.  He is buried in Great Hockham (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

05-Mar

RATCLIFFE, WILLIAM GORDON  (2222927); age 25 RAF

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 Sleaford.  He is buried in Anderton (St Joseph) Roman Catholic Churchyard

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