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Casualties - 6 March 1945


06-Mar

HEAP, RICHARD ERIC  (54273); age Unknown RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR131 ZA-N of No 10 Sqn, which came down near Stalag IXC at Mulhausen during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

06-Mar

REES, KENNETH VINCENT  (591740); age Unknown RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR131 ZA-N of No 10 Sqn, which came down near Stalag IXC at Mulhausen during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

06-Mar

ELLIOTT, THOMAS TIFFIN  (2218869); age 35 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR131 ZA-N of No 10 Sqn, which came down near Stalag IXC at Mulhausen during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

06-Mar

ROBSON, BRUCE  (1601365); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR131 ZA-N of No 10 Sqn, which came down near Stalag IXC at Mulhausen during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

06-Mar

STEPHEN, ANDREW DOUGLAS  (104586); age 33 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR131 ZA-N of No 10 Sqn, which came down near Stalag IXC at Mulhausen during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

06-Mar

ROBERTS, CHARLES JAMES  (J/93460); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR131 ZA-N of No 10 Sqn, which came down near Stalag IXC at Mulhausen during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

06-Mar

MARIA, HECTOR COPELAND  (414909); age 24 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR131 ZA-N of No 10 Sqn, which came down near Stalag IXC at Mulhausen during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

06-Mar

BIGGS, ALBERT FREDERICK  (154221); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter X, NE635 of No 22 Sqn, which failed to return from a sweep.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

06-Mar

DYE, BRIAN JAMES  (1802259); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter X, NE635 of No 22 Sqn, which failed to return from a sweep.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

06-Mar

SHEPPARD, EDWARD GUY  (116559); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, MT470 of No 25 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing near Borley, Essex following an engine failure.  He is buried in Brentwood (London Road) Cemetery

06-Mar

WARD, FREDERICK GEORGE  (1585748); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, MT470 of No 25 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing near Borley, Essex following an engine failure.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

06-Mar

CROSS, GEORGE  (1534727); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME333 TL-S of No 35 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Mar

HOLLAND, LESLIE GEORGE  (195246); age 24 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME333 TL-S of No 35 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Mar

ROE, VICTOR ARTHUR  (1813968); age 21 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME333 TL-S of No 35 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Mar

SCOTT, STANLEY OWEN  (162469); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME333 TL-S of No 35 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Mar

SMITH, KENNETH SAMUEL  (165669); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME333 TL-S of No 35 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Mar

WATSON, FRED  (110889); age 23 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME333 TL-S of No 35 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Mar

PENTELOW, PHILLIP JAMES  (403024); age 31 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME333 TL-S of No 35 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Mar

BARTON, JAMES  (2226081); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF918 VN-N of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Bohlen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Mar

BAY, DENNIS WILLIAM SYDNEY  (1892188); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF918 VN-N of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Bohlen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Mar

KING, DEREK NORMAN  (189049); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF918 VN-N of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Bohlen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Mar

RUSSELL, NORMAN  (1597233); age 37 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF918 VN-N of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Bohlen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Mar

STAFFORD, ALFRED RONALD  (1603578); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF918 VN-N of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Bohlen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Mar

STILL, KENNETH ROSS  (1522711); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF918 VN-N of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Bohlen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Mar

THOMAS, GLYN JAMES  (1317034); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF918 VN-N of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Bohlen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Mar

YATES, JACK  (164032); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW293 'M' of No 53 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a snow bank on take off from Meeks Field in Iceland on 3 Mar 1945.  He is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery

06-Mar

VAN MESDAG, JOHANNES BARTHOLOMEUS  (195516); age 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mustang III, KH451 of No 64 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Lawshall in Suffolk during a night flight.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

06-Mar

BAILEY, RAYMOND  (1616827); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KK354 of No 70 Sqn, which was shot by flak over Trieste.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

06-Mar

COLES, STUART MCALPINE  (1800107); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KK354 of No 70 Sqn, which was shot by flak over Trieste.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

06-Mar

COUTTS, ERNEST PHILIP  (1341007); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KK354 of No 70 Sqn, which was shot by flak over Trieste.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

06-Mar

JAMES, ALAN ALBERT  (1608182); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KK354 of No 70 Sqn, which was shot by flak over Trieste.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

06-Mar

McKENZIE, ALEXANDER GEORGE  (1560830); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KK354 of No 70 Sqn, which was shot by flak over Trieste.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

06-Mar

RANDS, REGINALD VICTOR  (1232998); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KK354 of No 70 Sqn, which was shot by flak over Trieste.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

06-Mar

SMOUT, BRIAN LANCELOT  (1582645); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KK354 of No 70 Sqn, which was shot by flak over Trieste.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

06-Mar

TAYLOR, JOHN  (1673547); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KK354 of No 70 Sqn, which was shot by flak over Trieste.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

06-Mar

LEITCH, DOUGLAS MACKENZIE  (47831); age 27 RAF

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 72 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ravenna War Cemetery

06-Mar

TAYLOR, GEORGE LAURENCE  (53495); age 22 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB563 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

06-Mar

BROWN, ROBERT STEEDMAN  (2225158); age 33 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB563 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

06-Mar

ELLIOTT, FRANK WILLIAM DFM (172726); age 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB563 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

06-Mar

GREEN, JOHN ALEXANDER  (191494); age 32 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB563 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

06-Mar

NOREM, MAX RAYMOND  (124330); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB563 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

06-Mar

SEECKTS, WALTER  (2225607); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB563 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

06-Mar

WRIGHT, JACK ADAMS  (1623547); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB563 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

06-Mar

JACKSON, KEITH  (428121); age 24 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB563 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

06-Mar

BELL, VANEGMOND ROBERT  (J/11349); age 26 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, RS533 of No 107 Sqn, which crashed near Marquette in France on the return leg of an army support sortie. Bell also killed.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery

06-Mar

DAVIDSON, CHARLES GRANT  (R/209219); age 32 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, RS533 of No 107 Sqn, which crashed near Marquette in France on the return leg of an army support sortie. Bell also killed.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery

06-Mar

JONES, WILLIAM ANWYL  (146013); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, PF429 HS-B of No 109 Sqn, which collided with MM193 of the same unit whilst leading a formation of Oboe marking aircraft.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Mar

SMITH, GEORGE MILLER  (68790); age 24 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, PF429 HS-B of No 109 Sqn, which collided with MM193 of the same unit whilst leading a formation of Oboe marking aircraft.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Mar

BROCKBANK, JOHN RICHARD  (157399); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito NF30, NT475 of No 151 Sqn, which crashed into the sea when it undershot a landing at Bradwell Bay.  He is buried in Barrow-in-Furness Cemetery

06-Mar

LANE, GEORGE JOHN  (116687); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito NF30, NT475 of No 151 Sqn, which crashed into the sea when it undershot a landing at Bradwell Bay.  He is buried in Nunhead (All Saints) Cemetery

06-Mar

BAILEY, WILLIAM JAMES  (189698); age 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB872 P4-X of No 153 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Prague War Cemetery

06-Mar

DIXON, J  (1463894); age 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB872 P4-X of No 153 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Prague War Cemetery

06-Mar

HOWARD, JAMES  (1898834); age 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB872 P4-X of No 153 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Prague War Cemetery

06-Mar

MEECHAN, WILLIAM BOYD  (3022129); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB872 P4-X of No 153 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Prague War Cemetery

06-Mar

MORRIS, EDWARD JOHN STANLEY  (164354); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB872 P4-X of No 153 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Prague War Cemetery

06-Mar

SIMPSON, WALTER  (3020020); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB872 P4-X of No 153 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Prague War Cemetery

06-Mar

ADLAM, REGINALD GEORGE DAVID  (4212786); age 23 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB872 P4-X of No 153 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Prague War Cemetery

06-Mar

BROWNE, DEREK JOHN  (1804538); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME386 EM-G of No 207 Sqn, which crashed into the River Witham near Boston on its return from a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Bohlen.  He is buried in Barnet (Christ Church) Burial Ground

06-Mar

COBDEN, WALTER THEOPHILUS GEORGE  (1603090); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME386 EM-G of No 207 Sqn, which crashed into the River Witham near Boston on its return from a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Bohlen.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

06-Mar

DICKENSON, GORDON LEONARD  (1583075); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME386 EM-G of No 207 Sqn, which crashed into the River Witham near Boston on its return from a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Bohlen.  He is buried in Derby (Nottingham Road) Cemetery

06-Mar

WAKELING, ALBERT HARRY  (188294); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME386 EM-G of No 207 Sqn, which crashed into the River Witham near Boston on its return from a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Bohlen.  He is buried in Newport (Christchurch) Cemetery

06-Mar

REYNOLDS, FREDERICK THOMAS  (86373); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, NT258 of No 219 Sqn, which crashed into a house in Amiens following an engine failure during an air test.  He is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen.

06-Mar

HEUVEL, FERDINAND VANDEN (86373); age 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, NT258 of No 219 Sqn, which crashed into a house in Amiens following an engine failure during an air test.

06-Mar

HYNES, CYRIL AUSTIN  (563799); age 31 RAF

WO

He had been serving with No 242 Sqn, when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Lubuan.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

06-Mar

ELY, JOHN SIDNEY  (1321524); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XII, HK229 of No 256 Sqn, which came down in the sea on taking off from Falconara following a loss of engine power.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery

06-Mar

PALMER, WILLIAM HENRY  (147282); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XII, HK229 of No 256 Sqn, which came down in the sea on taking off from Falconara following a loss of engine power.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery

06-Mar

BERG, ERIK CHRISTIAN  (1390400); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV137 of No 272 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce.  He is buried in Udine War Cemetery

06-Mar

KIRK, HENRY FRANK  (1580249); age 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV137 of No 272 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce.  He is buried in Udine War Cemetery

06-Mar

WALKER, CECIL GLOUCESTER  (406336); age 36 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Walrus I, L2271 of No 278 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Flamborough Head during an ASR search for a Hurricane pilot.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Mar

ROBERTSON, COLIN GRAHAM DFC, RAFO (41210); age 27 RAFO

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Walrus I, L2271 of No 278 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Flamborough Head during an ASR search for a Hurricane pilot.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Mar

CARPENTER, LEONARD ALBERT GORDON  (1195300); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Walrus I, L2271 of No 278 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Flamborough Head during an ASR search for a Hurricane pilot.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Mar

WETTLAUFER, JOHN WILLIAM  (J/93696); age 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, RD424 of No 404 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Dallachy during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Mar

TUSTIN, WILLIAM ALBERT  (J/28580); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, RD425 of No 404 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Dallachy during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Mar

COLE, ARTHUR GEORGE  (R/158752); age 29 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, MM788 of No 410 Sqn, which crashed near the airfield at Gilze Rijen in Holland.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery

06-Mar

LEES, SYDNEY ISAIAH  (J/39878); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, MM788 of No 410 Sqn, which crashed near the airfield at Gilze Rijen in Holland.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery

06-Mar

McKINNON, REGINALD WOLFE  (J/94290); age Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, MT625 of No 417 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames after entering a high speed stall following a strafing run on a barge near Latisana in Italy.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

06-Mar

DE WITT, WILLIAM NORTON  (J/41610); age 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB845 VR-L of No 419 Sqn, which crashed due to severe icing near Aylesbury on its return from a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

06-Mar

HANLEY, JOHN EDWIN  (J/94848); age 33 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB845 VR-L of No 419 Sqn, which crashed due to severe icing near Aylesbury on its return from a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

06-Mar

HOLLINGER, GREGORY JOSEPH  (J/45933); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB845 VR-L of No 419 Sqn, which crashed due to severe icing near Aylesbury on its return from a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

06-Mar

KING, JACK ALEXANDER STEWART  (J/94849); age 27 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB845 VR-L of No 419 Sqn, which crashed due to severe icing near Aylesbury on its return from a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

06-Mar

LEET, FINLEY RALPH  (J/94850); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB845 VR-L of No 419 Sqn, which crashed due to severe icing near Aylesbury on its return from a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

06-Mar

POOLE, NORMAN ROLAND  (J/94844); age 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB845 VR-L of No 419 Sqn, which crashed due to severe icing near Aylesbury on its return from a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

06-Mar

REITLO, CLIFFORD LESTER  (J/36568); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB845 VR-L of No 419 Sqn, which crashed due to severe icing near Aylesbury on its return from a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

06-Mar

CALDWELL, ANDREW GLEN  (R/281867); age 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV996 AL-K of No 429 Sqn, which came down at Halling near Gillingham in Kent on its return from a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

06-Mar

GONROSKI, PHILIP FELIX  (R/281969); age 19 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV996 AL-K of No 429 Sqn, which came down at Halling near Gillingham in Kent on its return from a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

06-Mar

LEROUX, ADRIAN STEVE  (J/94407); age 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV996 AL-K of No 429 Sqn, which came down at Halling near Gillingham in Kent on its return from a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

06-Mar

NAULT, JOSEPH PAUL  (J/93930); age 29 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV996 AL-K of No 429 Sqn, which came down at Halling near Gillingham in Kent on its return from a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

06-Mar

PRINCE, HENRY NIXON  (J/94371); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV996 AL-K of No 429 Sqn, which came down at Halling near Gillingham in Kent on its return from a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

06-Mar

SANDERSON, MARDYTH WESLEY  (J/14905); age 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV996 AL-K of No 429 Sqn, which came down at Halling near Gillingham in Kent on its return from a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

06-Mar

STRAND, WILLIAM RUSSELL  (J/91014); age 28 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV996 AL-K of No 429 Sqn, which came down at Halling near Gillingham in Kent on its return from a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

06-Mar

COOKE, DOUGLAS MARVIN  (196146); age 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, RG475 QO-L of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down in error by AA fire near Walton on the Naze in Essex during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

06-Mar

CLOTHIER, JOHN GEORGE  (J/15742); age 25 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, RG475 QO-L of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down in error by AA fire near Walton on the Naze in Essex during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Rockfield (St Cenhedlon) Churchyard

06-Mar

HARRIS, GLENN ROYAL  (J/17193); age 25 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, RG475 QO-L of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down in error by AA fire near Walton on the Naze in Essex during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

06-Mar

HAY, COLIN MAXWELL  (J/39394); age 31 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, RG475 QO-L of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down in error by AA fire near Walton on the Naze in Essex during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

06-Mar

HAYES, EDWIN ALFRED  (J/3489); age 21 RCAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, RG475 QO-L of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down in error by AA fire near Walton on the Naze in Essex during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

06-Mar

NIELSEN, MARIUS BENDT  (J/94369); age 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, RG475 QO-L of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down in error by AA fire near Walton on the Naze in Essex during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

06-Mar

ORSER, GILBERT MELBOURNE  (J/94381); age 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, RG475 QO-L of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down in error by AA fire near Walton on the Naze in Essex during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

06-Mar

RINGROSE, DENNIS JOSEPH  (J/93591); age 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, RG475 QO-L of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down in error by AA fire near Walton on the Naze in Essex during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

06-Mar

MAYNE, ELWYN OSWALD THOMAS  (412167); age 28 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB557 AR-A0 of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Pfieffe during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

06-Mar

HOLMES, DOUGLAS CECIL  (1874819); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB557 AR-A1 of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Pfieffe during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

06-Mar

YOUNG, JOHN  (1790121); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB557 AR-A1 of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Pfieffe during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

06-Mar

BAUDINETTE, IVAN SYDNEY  (409653); age 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB557 AR-A2 of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Pfieffe during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

06-Mar

HOLMES, JOHN CECIL DFC (405792); age 23 RAAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB557 AR-A2 of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Pfieffe during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

06-Mar

HAYWARD, RALPH EUGENE  (1671853); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB557 AR-A2 of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Pfieffe during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

06-Mar

CLARKE, TREVOR TURNER  (430159); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB557 AR-A3 of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Pfieffe during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

06-Mar

HUDSPETH, DONALD GEORGE  (408440); age 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB557 AR-A3 of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Pfieffe during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

06-Mar

MORGAN, THOMAS ERNEST VICTOR  (412815); age 29 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB557 AR-A4 of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Pfieffe during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

06-Mar

O'DONOHUE, PATRICK FRANCIS  (426796); age 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME365 JI-T of No 514 Sqn, which exploded over the target area during a raid against the Wintershall oil plant at Salzbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

06-Mar

HEELEY, DENNIS  (1594663); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME365 JI-T of No 514 Sqn, which exploded over the target area during a raid against the Wintershall oil plant at Salzbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

06-Mar

REILLY, ANDREW  (2222184); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME365 JI-T of No 514 Sqn, which exploded over the target area during a raid against the Wintershall oil plant at Salzbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

06-Mar

WALL, FREDERICK ALBERT  (1800217); age 29 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME365 JI-T of No 514 Sqn, which exploded over the target area during a raid against the Wintershall oil plant at Salzbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

06-Mar

WATSON, WILLIAM JOHN  (1595208); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME365 JI-T of No 514 Sqn, which exploded over the target area during a raid against the Wintershall oil plant at Salzbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

06-Mar

FLACK, LESLIE  (J/29160); age 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME365 JI-T of No 514 Sqn, which exploded over the target area during a raid against the Wintershall oil plant at Salzbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

06-Mar

YOUNG, ROY AUBRY  (J/37531); age 34 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME365 JI-T of No 514 Sqn, which exploded over the target area during a raid against the Wintershall oil plant at Salzbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

06-Mar

HADLOW, DESMOND HENDRY  (1850564); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD403 UL-F2 of No 576 Sqn, which probably came down in the target area during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

06-Mar

MARSTON, KENNETH REGINALD  (1581323); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD403 UL-F2 of No 576 Sqn, which probably came down in the target area during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Mar

TWIN, RONALD HAROLD  (1868384); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD403 UL-F2 of No 576 Sqn, which probably came down in the target area during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Mar

ABRAMS, ROBERT WILLIAM  (J/95424); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD403 UL-F2 of No 576 Sqn, which probably came down in the target area during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Mar

DEWAR, WALTER WILLIAM  (R/275670); age 19 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD403 UL-F2 of No 576 Sqn, which probably came down in the target area during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Mar

MAGEE, JAMES THOMAS JOSEPH  (J/95544); age 28 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD403 UL-F2 of No 576 Sqn, which probably came down in the target area during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Mar

ROUSE, CHARLES JAMES  (J/35290); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD403 UL-F2 of No 576 Sqn, which probably came down in the target area during a raid to Chemnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Mar

BARNETT, ROSS FREDERICK  (417794); age 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB475 6O-C of No 582 Sqn, which crashed near Bellingdon in Buckinghamshire after a hung-up Target Indicator explode on its return from a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

06-Mar

HEMSWORTH, ELLIS WILBY  (423730); age 21 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB475 6O-C of No 582 Sqn, which crashed near Bellingdon in Buckinghamshire after a hung-up Target Indicator explode on its return from a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

06-Mar

TORR, GLEN  (417533); age 21 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB475 6O-C of No 582 Sqn, which crashed near Bellingdon in Buckinghamshire after a hung-up Target Indicator explode on its return from a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

06-Mar

DENBIGH, ARNOLD  (1588726); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB475 6O-C of No 582 Sqn, which crashed near Bellingdon in Buckinghamshire after a hung-up Target Indicator explode on its return from a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

06-Mar

GOULD, JOHN CHARLES  (177586); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB475 6O-C of No 582 Sqn, which crashed near Bellingdon in Buckinghamshire after a hung-up Target Indicator explode on its return from a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

06-Mar

RALPH, GERALD JOHN PRICE  (1811907); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB475 6O-C of No 582 Sqn, which crashed near Bellingdon in Buckinghamshire after a hung-up Target Indicator explode on its return from a raid to Chemnitz.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

06-Mar

STOCKMAN, STANLEY FREDERICK  (1376059); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the Far East (unit unknown) when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Muna.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

06-Mar

GILLIAN, ROBERT HUGH  (37399); age 27 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, LV153 of No 1 (O) AFU, which crashed into the Sperrin Mountains in Northern Ireland during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Limavady (St Mary) Roman Catholic Church Cemetery

06-Mar

BUTTON, RICHARD ARTHUR  (3041475); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, LV153 of No 1 (O) AFU, which crashed into the Sperrin Mountains in Northern Ireland during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Bolsterstone (St Mary) Churchyard

06-Mar

PENNACK, JACK  (1292351); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, LV153 of No 1 (O) AFU, which crashed into the Sperrin Mountains in Northern Ireland during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Southend-on-Sea (Sutton Road) Cemetery

06-Mar

MacFADYEN, IAN LACHLAN  (J/36483); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, LV153 of No 1 (O) AFU, which crashed into the Sperrin Mountains in Northern Ireland during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Tamlaght Finlagen Church of Ireland Churchyard

06-Mar

RYLAND, KENNETH COWPER  (1202744); age 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 14 Flt at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

06-Mar

STABLES, ALBERT  (1591857); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH150 'R' of No 34 SAAF, which failed to return from an operation to Graz.  He is buried in Udine War Cemetery

06-Mar

THOMAS, FREDERICK SIDNEY ARTHUR  (164105); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH150 'R' of No 34 SAAF, which failed to return from an operation to Graz.  He is buried in Udine War Cemetery

06-Mar

SIKORSKI, Kazimierz (P.792251); age 26 PAF

Sgt

He was serving with No 411 RSU when he died in British Hospital No109, Belgium from injuries sustained in a road traffic accident.  He is buried in Polish Field of Honour Cemetery, Lommel, Belgium

06-Mar

BROMFIELD, JOHN HENRY  (1072927); age 34 RAFVR

Cpl

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

06-Mar

HUNTER, IAN RONALD GRAY  (178294); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 75 SP at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

06-Mar

REYNOLDS, WILLIAM REGINALD CALLOW  (1736080); age 19 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving at BRD Worli at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery

06-Mar

GOODWIN, FREDERICK REGINALD  (624736); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving in the Far East 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

06-Mar

HOLLINGS, HARRY REGINALD  (1433950); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, JK620 of RAF Melton Mowbray, which crashed in France on a ferry flight to the Middle East.  He is buried in Limoges (Louyat) Communal Cemetery

06-Mar

ROBINSON, SAMUEL  (647544); age 25 RAF

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Catalina, JX608 of RAF 302 FTU, which was lost at Sedjenane, Tunisia.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery.

06-Mar

CUTTING, CECIL JAMES  (1865717); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Catalina, JX608 of RAF 302 FTU, which was lost at Sedjenane, Tunisia.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery.

06-Mar

DICK, PETER  (1592189); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Catalina, JX608 of RAF 302 FTU, which was lost at Sedjenane, Tunisia.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery.

06-Mar

LLOYD, CYRIL GEORGE  (1668314); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Catalina, JX608 of RAF 302 FTU, which was lost at Sedjenane, Tunisia.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery.

06-Mar

NORRINGTON, WALTER FREDERICK  (1399352); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Catalina, JX608 of RAF 302 FTU, which was lost at Sedjenane, Tunisia.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery.

06-Mar

SCOTT, ALEXANDER CAMPBELL  (1824469); age 37 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Catalina, JX608 of RAF 302 FTU, which was lost at Sedjenane, Tunisia.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery.

06-Mar

BARNES, GEORGE JAMES  (91129); age 41 AuxAF

Flt Lt

He possibly died from injuries sustained on 4 Mar 1945 whilst flying in Oxford I, NM683 of the PFNTU, which flew into high ground near Edale in Derbyshire whilst descending in cloud.  He was cremated at Birmingham (Perry Bar) Crematorium

06-Mar

SINCLAIR-HILL, GERARD ARTHUR LEWIN OBE (72722); age 48 RAFVR

Wg Cdr

He possibly died from injuries sustained on 4 Mar 1945 whilst flying in Oxford I, NM683 of the PFNTU, which flew into high ground near Edale in Derbyshire whilst descending in cloud.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

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