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Casualties - 7 March 1945


07-Mar

TINSLEY, JOHN HERBERT  (428373); age 32 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN741 PH-O of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Neckartenzlingen during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

07-Mar

BELOT, DENIS  (177135); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN741 PH-O of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Neckartenzlingen during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

07-Mar

BURBIDGE, WILLIAM LAURENCE  (1880298); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN741 PH-O of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Neckartenzlingen during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

07-Mar

COTTON, PERCY  (1581247); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN741 PH-O of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Neckartenzlingen during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

07-Mar

DAINTITH, CLIFFORD  (1671699); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN741 PH-O of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Neckartenzlingen during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

07-Mar

SHAIEL-GOSLING, LAURENCE HERBERT  (1608322); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN741 PH-O of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Neckartenzlingen during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

07-Mar

TROTT, ERNEST CECIL MATTHEW  (1594186); age 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN741 PH-O of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Neckartenzlingen during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

07-Mar

ROBERTS, PATRICK GORDON  (1851341); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston V, BZ656 'S' of No 13 Sqn, which crashed  and exploded on impact after hitting a telegraph pole on take-off for a raid on a factory at Migliarino.  He is buried in Forli War Cemetery.

07-Mar

SAMPSON, STANLEY  (3050156); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston V, BZ656 'S' of No 13 Sqn, which crashed  and exploded on impact after hitting a telegraph pole on take-off for a raid on a factory at Migliarino.  He is buried in Forli War Cemetery.

07-Mar

ANNAND, JAMES BERTRAM  (428066); age 25 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Boston V, BZ656 'S' of No 13 Sqn, which crashed  and exploded on impact after hitting a telegraph pole on take-off for a raid on a factory at Migliarino.  He is buried in Forli War Cemetery.

07-Mar

HARRIS, GERALD LEONARD  (1616848); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston V, BZ656 'S' of No 13 Sqn, which crashed  and exploded on impact after hitting a telegraph pole on take-off for a raid on a factory at Migliarino.  He is buried in Forli War Cemetery.

07-Mar

FARQUHARSON, ROBIN LACHLAN SHAND  (162238); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 28 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

07-Mar

DOGGART, THOMAS WATTERS  (1821642); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG396 KM-G of No 44 Sqn, which was probably lost over the Baltic Sea during a raid against the harbour at Sassnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Mar

HANCE, CHARLES JAMES  (1898547); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG396 KM-G of No 44 Sqn, which was probably lost over the Baltic Sea during a raid against the harbour at Sassnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Mar

PICKUP, JAMES  (191702); age 32 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG396 KM-G of No 44 Sqn, which was probably lost over the Baltic Sea during a raid against the harbour at Sassnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Mar

SMITH, JOHN CLEMENT  (1607430); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG396 KM-G of No 44 Sqn, which was probably lost over the Baltic Sea during a raid against the harbour at Sassnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Mar

THORNTON, WILLIAM CHRISTOPHER  (1521062); age 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG396 KM-G of No 44 Sqn, which was probably lost over the Baltic Sea during a raid against the harbour at Sassnitz.  He is buried in Svino Churchyard

07-Mar

TURNER, WILLIAM JAMES CRUSE  (1159069); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG396 KM-G of No 44 Sqn, which was probably lost over the Baltic Sea during a raid against the harbour at Sassnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Mar

BOYLE, BERNARD FRANCIS  (J/35891); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG396 KM-G of No 44 Sqn, which was probably lost over the Baltic Sea during a raid against the harbour at Sassnitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Mar

JETSON, ERNEST THOMAS  (428009); age 20 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN768 KM-K of No 44 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against oil facilities at Harburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Mar

BAIRNSFATHER, RALPH MCPHERSON  (417440); age 23 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB537 EA-X of No 49 Sqn, which probably came down at Sandbostel during a raid against oil facilities at Harburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

07-Mar

LOVETT, ANGUS THOMAS JELLICOE  (423514); age 28 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB537 EA-X of No 49 Sqn, which probably came down at Sandbostel during a raid against oil facilities at Harburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

07-Mar

GILBERT, ROBERT CECIL  (1900007); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB537 EA-X of No 49 Sqn, which probably came down at Sandbostel during a raid against oil facilities at Harburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

07-Mar

STARK, ALEXANDER CHARLES  (48313); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB537 EA-X of No 49 Sqn, which probably came down at Sandbostel during a raid against oil facilities at Harburg.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

07-Mar

MUMMERY, GEOFFREY DOUGLAS  (419732); age 20 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF988 QR-T of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against oil facilities at Harburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

07-Mar

GALLOWAY, ROY THOMAS  (1399222); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF988 QR-T of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against oil facilities at Harburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

07-Mar

HAY, I A  (1593269); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF988 QR-T of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against oil facilities at Harburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

07-Mar

HUNT, HAROLD ARNOLD  (154281); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF988 QR-T of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against oil facilities at Harburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

07-Mar

McCHRYSTAL, GERARD  (1520473); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF988 QR-T of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against oil facilities at Harburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

07-Mar

MILLER, STANLEY EDWARD  (131087); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF988 QR-T of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against oil facilities at Harburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

07-Mar

UNDERWOOD, HUBERT GREGORY  (150656); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF988 QR-T of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against oil facilities at Harburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Mar

DEVERELL, ANTHONY JOHN  (1851905); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG182 QR-K of No 61 Sqn, which came down near Winsen during a raid against oil facilities at Harburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

07-Mar

FITZPATRICK, JOHN  (1902688); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG182 QR-K of No 61 Sqn, which came down near Winsen during a raid against oil facilities at Harburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

07-Mar

JOHNSTONE, WILLIAM ALEXANDER MILNE  (1897886); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG182 QR-K of No 61 Sqn, which came down near Winsen during a raid against oil facilities at Harburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

07-Mar

KIRKBY, THOMAS HUGH BURTON  (164706); age 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG182 QR-K of No 61 Sqn, which came down near Winsen during a raid against oil facilities at Harburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

07-Mar

MOWL, KENNETH LESLIE  (1898825); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG182 QR-K of No 61 Sqn, which came down near Winsen during a raid against oil facilities at Harburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

07-Mar

ARMSTRONG, JOHN DAVID  (J/5707); age 31 RCAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, RV305 M5-U of No 128 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting a go-round at Gilze-Rijen on one engine on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery

07-Mar

WHYTE, WILLIAM EDWARD  (J/42207); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, RV305 M5-U of No 128 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting a go-round at Gilze-Rijen on one engine on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery

07-Mar

CALLAGHAN, WILLIAM DESMOND  (433892); age 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME388 TC-H of No 170 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

07-Mar

PALMER, DAVID CHARLES  (437202); age 25 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME388 TC-H of No 170 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

07-Mar

WALKER, JOHN STENNETT  (430231); age 20 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME388 TC-H of No 170 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

07-Mar

POWELL, KENNETH GEORGE  (176193); age 20 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME388 TC-H of No 170 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

07-Mar

FULLER, WILFRED HENRY CHARLES  (1324463); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME388 TC-H of No 170 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

07-Mar

MAHONEY, JOHN  (1800604); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME388 TC-H of No 170 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

07-Mar

THOMAS, LESLIE  (1652637); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME388 TC-H of No 170 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

07-Mar

AUSTEN, WALTER GORDON  (3031942); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME418 TC-V of No 170 Sqn, which came down at Morsleben near Helmstedt during on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

07-Mar

DIXON, THOMAS  (1596554); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME418 TC-V of No 170 Sqn, which came down at Morsleben near Helmstedt during on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

07-Mar

FULLER, HARRY WILLIAM  (152276); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME418 TC-V of No 170 Sqn, which came down at Morsleben near Helmstedt during on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

07-Mar

HART, DONALD UNDERWOOD  (1800267); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME418 TC-V of No 170 Sqn, which came down at Morsleben near Helmstedt during on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

07-Mar

JOHNSON, ROYCE  (1873157); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME418 TC-V of No 170 Sqn, which came down at Morsleben near Helmstedt during on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

07-Mar

KANE, PATRICK  (1566852); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME418 TC-V of No 170 Sqn, which came down at Morsleben near Helmstedt during on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

07-Mar

MOORE, WILLIAM SIDNEY JOHN  (163519); age 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME418 TC-V of No 170 Sqn, which came down at Morsleben near Helmstedt during on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

07-Mar

AUSTIN, LEWIS WALTER CASTLE  (174610); age 36 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME418 TC-V of No 170 Sqn, which came down at Morsleben near Helmstedt during on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

07-Mar

BAKER, NEVILLE PERCY  (1603771); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA111 6Y-Y of No 171 Sqn, which was lost on a bomber support sortie to Munster.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

07-Mar

BIGGAR, DONALD CHARLTON  (159528); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA111 6Y-Y of No 171 Sqn, which was lost on a bomber support sortie to Munster.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

07-Mar

FERME, ALEXANDER WIGHTMAN  (1056421); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA111 6Y-Y of No 171 Sqn, which was lost on a bomber support sortie to Munster.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

07-Mar

STUART, SIDNEY  (1591022); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA111 6Y-Y of No 171 Sqn, which was lost on a bomber support sortie to Munster.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

07-Mar

WYATT, JOHN  (1536328); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA111 6Y-Y of No 171 Sqn, which was lost on a bomber support sortie to Munster.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

07-Mar

COUTTS, HAROLD ALEXANDER  (J/35810); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA111 6Y-Y of No 171 Sqn, which was lost on a bomber support sortie to Munster.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

07-Mar

THOMAS, KENNETH GEORGE  (J/36319); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA111 6Y-Y of No 171 Sqn, which was lost on a bomber support sortie to Munster.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

07-Mar

BARON, ARNOLD FREDERICK  (1254111); age 32 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA111 6Y-Y of No 171 Sqn, which was lost on a bomber support sortie to Munster.  He is buried in Gauhati War Cemetery

07-Mar

POLDEN, ALBERT FRANK WEST  (138135); age 32 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was flying in Lancaster I, NG308 CA-G of No 189 Sqn, which he abandoned successfully.  Captured, he was shot apparently trying to escape by the SS.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

07-Mar

GEDGE, WALTER GEORGE  (2235544); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME452 CA-Q of No 189 Sqn, which came down near Frelsdorf during a raid on oil facilities at Harburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

07-Mar

HERON, FREDERICK HENRY  (1339463); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME452 CA-Q of No 189 Sqn, which came down near Frelsdorf during a raid on oil facilities at Harburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

07-Mar

HOWE, MAURICE MATHEW  (1836945); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME452 CA-Q of No 189 Sqn, which came down near Frelsdorf during a raid on oil facilities at Harburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

07-Mar

PICTON, J O S  (1836107); age 19 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME452 CA-Q of No 189 Sqn, which came down near Frelsdorf during a raid on oil facilities at Harburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

07-Mar

PARFITT, ALFRED WILLIAM CHARLES  (651872); age 25 RAF

LAC

He had been serving with No 204 Sqn, 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

07-Mar

NEWMAN, FRANCIS KENNETH  (1294019); age 23 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 211 Sqn, 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

07-Mar

McCLYMONT, HUGH MCCLURE  (1681945); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress III, KJ106 BU-G of No 214 Sqn, which was lost on a Jostle sortie to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

07-Mar

HENDERSON, HARRY LEONARD  (J/95282); age 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress III, KJ106 BU-G of No 214 Sqn, which was lost on a Jostle sortie to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

07-Mar

PETERS, NICHOLAS  (J/45525); age 30 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress III, KJ106 BU-G of No 214 Sqn, which was lost on a Jostle sortie to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

07-Mar

STEWART, GEORGE  (421849); age 22 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress III, KJ106 BU-G of No 214 Sqn, which was lost on a Jostle sortie to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

07-Mar

WINSTONE, JOHN WILLIAM  (429389); age 25 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress III, KJ106 BU-G of No 214 Sqn, which was lost on a Jostle sortie to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

07-Mar

HAWKINS, SYDNEY CHARLES  (152558); age 32 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, RF596 of No 235 Sqn, which came down in the sea after attacking a convoy off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Mar

STUBBS, ERIC  (153224); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, RF596 of No 235 Sqn, which came down in the sea after attacking a convoy off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Mar

MOSSIP, HARRISON TAYLOR  (J/15927); age 24 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP936 of No 245 Sqn, which crashed at Soest after flying into power cables.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

07-Mar

GOODES, GEOFFREY VERNON DFM (159094); age Unknown RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, RS626 of No 248 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping strike in the Skaggerak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Mar

YOUNG, RICHARD GRAEME  (149866); age 28 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, RS626 of No 248 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping strike in the Skaggerak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Mar

MOORE, ROBERT HENRY  (631037); age 23 RAF

Cpl

He was serving with No 283 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

07-Mar

HAINSWORTH, RONALD WILLIAM DFM (1321011); age 23 RAFVR

WO

He was serving with No 405 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

07-Mar

ANDREWS, JOHN KERR  (J/90251); age 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, NC848 of No 407 Sqn, which crashed near Bideford in Devon.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

07-Mar

BUTLER, CYRIL JOSEPH  (J/88278); age 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, NC848 of No 407 Sqn, which crashed near Bideford in Devon.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

07-Mar

DUCKWORTH, ERNEST VERDON  (J/25370); age 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, NC848 of No 407 Sqn, which crashed near Bideford in Devon.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

07-Mar

ALLEN, ALFRED GEORGE  (J/95213); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP718 EQ-B of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and fighters near Nordhastedt during a raid to Hemmingstedt.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

07-Mar

BAIRD, NELSON GEORGE  (R/191011); age 21 RCAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP718 EQ-B of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and fighters near Nordhastedt during a raid to Hemmingstedt.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

07-Mar

DAUGHTERS, GEORGE DAVID  (J/92736); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP718 EQ-B of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and fighters near Nordhastedt during a raid to Hemmingstedt.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

07-Mar

McMANUS, RUPERT GEORGE  (J/95363); age 37 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP718 EQ-B of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and fighters near Nordhastedt during a raid to Hemmingstedt.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

07-Mar

BEACH, EARL VICTOR  (J/95237); age 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB797 VR-K of No 419 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Mar

MACNEILL, BEVAN TERRILL  (C/27955); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB797 VR-K of No 419 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Mar

MITCHELL, REGINALD LEROY  (J/95457); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB797 VR-K of No 419 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Mar

SHORT, WILLIAM EDWARD  (J/40907); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB797 VR-K of No 419 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Mar

WILSON, ROSS THOMAS  (J/95504); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB797 VR-K of No 419 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Mar

YANAI, PETER YOSHIHIDE  (1892537); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG346 QB-N of No 424 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

07-Mar

ALLAN, JOSEPH WILLIAM  (R/266823); age 29 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG346 QB-N of No 424 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

07-Mar

BELLAMY, JOHN ALWIN  (J/95238); age 31 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG346 QB-N of No 424 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

07-Mar

BELLANTINO, DOMINICO  (R/90886); age 30 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG346 QB-N of No 424 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

07-Mar

DAVIES, PAUL WRIGHT  (R/203153); age 22 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG346 QB-N of No 424 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

07-Mar

LAUT, GEORGE WESTON  (R/202904); age 25 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG346 QB-N of No 424 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

07-Mar

STARK, ROUSSEL WILLIAM GALLOWAY  (429834); age 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG457 QB-C of No 424 Sqn, which came down near Dabringhausen during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

07-Mar

FOLEY, THOMAS LYNN  (J/41166); age 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG457 QB-C of No 424 Sqn, which came down near Dabringhausen during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

07-Mar

KLEM, JOHN  (R/105664); age 25 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG457 QB-C of No 424 Sqn, which came down near Dabringhausen during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

07-Mar

LAWRENCE, THOMAS SELBORNE  (J/43739); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG457 QB-C of No 424 Sqn, which came down near Dabringhausen during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

07-Mar

ROBINSON, DONALD WILLIAM BURROUGHS  (J/40915); age 19 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG457 QB-C of No 424 Sqn, which came down near Dabringhausen during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

07-Mar

ROSU, SAM  (R/274046); age 23 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG457 QB-C of No 424 Sqn, which came down near Dabringhausen during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

07-Mar

STANDFIELD, DONALD ARTHUR  (J/39910); age Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG457 QB-C of No 424 Sqn, which came down near Dabringhausen during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

07-Mar

ROBINSON, ERIC RAYMOND  (1474345); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME428 BQ-O of No 550 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

07-Mar

SMITH, KENNETH JOHN BOUCHER  (1881097); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME428 BQ-O of No 550 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

07-Mar

HARRIS, ROBERT DOUGLAS  (J/37989); age 32 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME428 BQ-O of No 550 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Mar

NIELSON, SEARN WRIST  (2678); age 30 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME503 BQ-R of No 550 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

07-Mar

TROWBRIDGE, BRUCE MILTON  (433793); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME503 BQ-R of No 550 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

07-Mar

KERR, ROBERT  (627549); age 26 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME503 BQ-R of No 550 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

07-Mar

DELAVELEYE, C A  (1814844); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME503 BQ-R of No 550 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is commemorated in The Maidenhead Register

07-Mar

STUART-RITSON, JOHN HENRY  (1865453); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME503 BQ-R of No 550 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

07-Mar

JONES, ALFRED RUSSELL  (67893); age 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PA995 BQ-V of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Schauen during a raid to Dessau.  He is commemorated on the Labuan Memorial

07-Mar

BUCKMASTER, JOHN  (J/38727); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PA995 BQ-V of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Schauen during a raid to Dessau.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Mar

HARVEY, LESLIE WALLACE  (J/95281); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PA995 BQ-V of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Schauen during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Nederweert War Cemetery

07-Mar

JONES, CYRIL JOHN  (J/88066); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PA995 BQ-V of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Schauen during a raid to Dessau.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Mar

BURNS, ALBERT  (2209624); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF120 UL-D2 of No 576 Sqn, which came down near Plettenberg during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

07-Mar

MAY, WILLIAM ERNEST  (1605742); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF120 UL-D2 of No 576 Sqn, which came down near Plettenberg during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

07-Mar

MONTGOMERY, PETER RALSTON  (1826559); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF120 UL-D2 of No 576 Sqn, which came down near Plettenberg during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

07-Mar

O'SULLIVAN, DANIEL  (533494); age 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF120 UL-D2 of No 576 Sqn, which came down near Plettenberg during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

07-Mar

THORLEY, GEORGE THOMAS  (1323695); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF120 UL-D2 of No 576 Sqn, which came down near Plettenberg during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

07-Mar

BRADBURY, DEREK ARTHUR  (190658); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LL558 LK-R of No 578 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and fighters near Averlak during a raid to Hemmingstedt.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

07-Mar

GILBERT, STANLEY ALAN  (195070); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LL558 LK-R of No 578 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and fighters near Averlak during a raid to Hemmingstedt.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

07-Mar

POLGREAN, WILLIAM HENRY  (137230); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LL558 LK-R of No 578 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and fighters near Averlak during a raid to Hemmingstedt.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

07-Mar

POWELL, GORDON OSWALD  (176370); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LL558 LK-R of No 578 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and fighters near Averlak during a raid to Hemmingstedt.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

07-Mar

THORNBER, JACOB  (190589); age 35 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LL558 LK-R of No 578 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and fighters near Averlak during a raid to Hemmingstedt.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

07-Mar

BUDD, EDWARD JOHN  (1673608); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 614 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

07-Mar

NICHOLL, DAVID  (1306360); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 614 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

07-Mar

AKENHEAD, THOMAS SKILBECK  (164761); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG324 CF-L2 of No 625 Sqn, which came down near Verse Talsperre during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

07-Mar

CHAPMAN, HARRY  (150056); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG324 CF-L2 of No 625 Sqn, which came down near Verse Talsperre during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

07-Mar

CROSSMAN, THOMAS JAMES  (1892412); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG324 CF-L2 of No 625 Sqn, which came down near Verse Talsperre during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

07-Mar

LEE, GEORGE ALFRED  (1582434); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG324 CF-L2 of No 625 Sqn, which came down near Verse Talsperre during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

07-Mar

FITZSIMMONS, FREDERICK  (853628); age 52 AuxAF

AC2

He was serving with No 919 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Liverpool S.  He is buried in Bootle Cemetery

07-Mar

BENSON, KENNETH GEORGE  (574319); age 22 RAF

Cpl

He had been serving with No 151 MU when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Muna.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

07-Mar

POLDEN, LESLIE WALTER  (934876); age 30 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 153 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

07-Mar

DANVERS, FREDERICK CHARLES  (1894113); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV958 'R' of No 31 Sqn SAAF, which was shot down over the Adriatic on its return from a raid on marshalling yards at Udine.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

07-Mar

KILROY, JAMES  (181367); age 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV958 'R' of No 31 Sqn SAAF, which was shot down over the Adriatic on its return from a raid on marshalling yards at Udine.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

07-Mar

PRINSLOO, WILLIAM JOHANNES  (606843); age Unknown SAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN489 of No 76 OTU, which broke up in the air over Gaza following an engine fire.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

07-Mar

PRESTON, ALFRED ALBERT  (964703); age 32 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving with No 81 RSU 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

07-Mar

WOOD, RAYMOND CHARLES  (622700); age 25 RAF

LAC

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 Muna.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

07-Mar

HATCHER, WILLIAM GORDON  (903889); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

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 Muna.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

07-Mar

WEE CHYE MENG  (785563); age Unknown RAF

AC1

He was a locally recruited member and was probably serving with the STC at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore (Unmaintainable Graves) Memorial

07-Mar

BUTTOLPH, BASIL OWEN  (1255302); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

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

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