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Casualties - 8 March 1945


MUNRO, KELVIN GORDON  (7122); age 30 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME361 TL-H of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area whilst acting as Master Bomber on a raid against the Deutsche Erdoel oil refinery at Hemmingstedt.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

AYLIEFF, JAMES MARTIN  (177980); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME361 TL-H of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area whilst acting as Master Bomber on a raid against the Deutsche Erdoel oil refinery at Hemmingstedt.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

CHAPMAN, REGINALD CLIFFORD  (122930); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME361 TL-H of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area whilst acting as Master Bomber on a raid against the Deutsche Erdoel oil refinery at Hemmingstedt.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

EVERETT, DANIEL BULMER  (155223); age 24 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME361 TL-H of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area whilst acting as Master Bomber on a raid against the Deutsche Erdoel oil refinery at Hemmingstedt.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

PIDGEON, ALBERT HENRY JOHN  (171882); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME361 TL-H of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area whilst acting as Master Bomber on a raid against the Deutsche Erdoel oil refinery at Hemmingstedt.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

RUSSELL, CLIFFORD OWEN  (138894); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME361 TL-H of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area whilst acting as Master Bomber on a raid against the Deutsche Erdoel oil refinery at Hemmingstedt.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

WELLER, REGINALD MARTIN  (155190); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME361 TL-H of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area whilst acting as Master Bomber on a raid against the Deutsche Erdoel oil refinery at Hemmingstedt.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

MITCHELL, CHARLES GEORGE  (J/20407); age 21 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME361 TL-H of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area whilst acting as Master Bomber on a raid against the Deutsche Erdoel oil refinery at Hemmingstedt.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

ARCHBOLD, GEORGE ROBERT  (1673070); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB915 of No 36 Sqn, which was lost off the Hebrides.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

BETTON, JOHN EDGAR  (1437294); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB915 of No 36 Sqn, which was lost off the Hebrides.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

FORBES, ALASTAIR MACDONALD  (1822645); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB915 of No 36 Sqn, which was lost off the Hebrides.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

GODDEN, DAVID BRIAN  (1860705); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB915 of No 36 Sqn, which was lost off the Hebrides.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

LOWMAN, WILLIAM THOMAS HENRY  (1890349); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB915 of No 36 Sqn, which was lost off the Hebrides.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

ANDERSON, WILLIAM GEORGE  (R/102125); age 22 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB915 of No 36 Sqn, which was lost off the Hebrides.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

METHERELL, JEAN PENELOPE  (2069401); age 21 WAAF

LACW

She was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB915 of No 36 Sqn, which was lost off the Hebrides.  She is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

FRASER, STUART MALCOLM EDWARD  (1591308); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB916 of No 36 Sqn, which was lost off the Hebrides.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

CHESNUTT, CYRIL  (633841); age 25 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME471 of No 49 Sqn during a raid to Harburg.  He is buried in Torquay Cemetery and Extension

O'KEEFE, DANIEL PATRICK  (1396631); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME471 of No 49 Sqn, when he fell from or baled out of the aircraft during a raid to Harburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

BAUSH, CHARLES WILLIAM  (183825); age 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PN852 DX-V of No 57 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against oil facilities at Harburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

COOPER, NORMAN  (1604766); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PN852 DX-V of No 57 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against oil facilities at Harburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

DUNLOP, THOMAS NORMAN  (1798048); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PN852 DX-V of No 57 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against oil facilities at Harburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

FORBES, DONALD  (1319950); age 21 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PN852 DX-V of No 57 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against oil facilities at Harburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

STONE, JOHN LESLIE  (958686); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PN852 DX-V of No 57 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against oil facilities at Harburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

THOMPSON, JOHN ERNEST  (1458564); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PN852 DX-V of No 57 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against oil facilities at Harburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

WHITEHOUSE, DONALD STUART  (2201639); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PN852 DX-V of No 57 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against oil facilities at Harburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

FARREN, FREDERICK STANLEY  (417951); age 24 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME474 QR-V of No 61 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid against oil facilities at Harburg.  He is buried in Nederweert War Cemetery

PECKHAM, NELSON  (547928); age Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME474 QR-V of No 61 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid against oil facilities at Harburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

TANDY, WILLIAM STANLEY HORACE  (642289); age Unknown RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME474 QR-V of No 61 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid against oil facilities at Harburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

BENSON, THOMAS LAIDLAW  (1565145); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME474 QR-V of No 61 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid against oil facilities at Harburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

LOCKETT, ARTHUR  (1162477); age 35 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME474 QR-V of No 61 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid against oil facilities at Harburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

McMARTH, WILLIAM  (1880264); age 37 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME474 QR-V of No 61 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid against oil facilities at Harburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

SINCLAIR, JAMES  (1677297); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME474 QR-V of No 61 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid against oil facilities at Harburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

BOND, IVOR HEXTER  (551269); age 24 RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD268 SR-O of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dessau.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

GIBBON, MONTGOMERY VINCENT  (29136); age Unknown RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD268 SR-O of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dessau.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

CANNING, WILLIAM  (1795481); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD268 SR-O of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dessau.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

GAWTHORP, ROY THOMAS  (165666); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD268 SR-O of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dessau.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

MATTHEWS, ALFRED FRANCIS  (1897604); age 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD268 SR-O of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dessau.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

PRESTON, CHARLES EDWIN  (1833038); age 39 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD268 SR-O of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dessau.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

TYRRELL, LESLIE FREDERICK  (1607381); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD268 SR-O of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dessau.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

MAHR, RUDOLPH WALTER  (J/95545); age 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD268 SR-O of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dessau.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

McGINN, KEITH CHARLES  (435018); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF913 PM-H of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

LEAVERS, ROBERT LESLIE  (1231015); age 34 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF913 PM-H of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

SAXE, SAMUEL LEO  (J/88010); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF913 PM-H of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

SHATZKY, MICHAEL  (J/38730); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NF913 PM-H of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

NIGHTINGALE, WILLIAM EDWIN  (J/41139); age 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was flying Lancaster I, RA500 PM-B of No 103 Sqn, which was severely damaged by night fighters over the target are during a raid to Dessau.  He managed to regain the Allied lines where he and the rest of the crew baled out but he failed to open his parachute.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

BURCH, GEOFFREY HARRY  (1875571); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA857 PM-M of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down near Grossneuhausen during on a raid to Dessau.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

HAVELL, WILLIAM JAMES  (185863); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA857 PM-M of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down near Grossneuhausen during on a raid to Dessau.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

MAYO, NORMAN GEORGE  (1804244); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA857 PM-M of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down near Grossneuhausen during on a raid to Dessau.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

ROY, JAMES  (638962); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA857 PM-M of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down near Grossneuhausen during on a raid to Dessau.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

SMITH, JOSEPH GERARD  (1114835); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA857 PM-M of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down near Grossneuhausen during on a raid to Dessau.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

WHYTE, ARTHUR HUGH  (1399865); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA857 PM-M of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down near Grossneuhausen during on a raid to Dessau.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

FRY, ARTHUR GEORGE  (2235922); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was flying in Lancaster III, JA857 PM-M of No 103 Sqn, and was captured the previous night after his aircraft was shot down near Grossenhain.  He was shot by a policeman at close range.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

DARBY, BASIL FREDERICK GOOCH DFC (121281); age Unknown RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was serving with No 111 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Argenta Gap War Cemetery

LIVICK, JOHN EDWARD  (1135648); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He probably died from injuries sustained on 1 Mar 1945 whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG184 P4-U of No 153 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

GILLESPIE, ANTHONY EDWARD  (439630); age 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXV, KB568 -V of No 163 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

INNES, AUBURN CLYDE  (432517); age 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG416 CA-M of No 189 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ostlich Hassel during a raid on oil facilities at Harburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

HENSON, DONALD HENRY  (1877101); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG416 CA-M of No 189 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ostlich Hassel during a raid on oil facilities at Harburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

SMITH, DAVID ALEXANDER  (150233); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG416 CA-M of No 189 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ostlich Hassel during a raid on oil facilities at Harburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

ABBOTT, FREDERICK JOSEPH  (145660); age 30 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG417 CA-P of No 189 Sqn, which came down near Jeddingen during a raid on oil facilities at Harburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

ASHFORD, WILLIAM  (1816623); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG417 CA-P of No 189 Sqn, which came down near Jeddingen during a raid on oil facilities at Harburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

CHARLTON, JAMES FERGUSON  (1512529); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG417 CA-P of No 189 Sqn, which came down near Jeddingen during a raid on oil facilities at Harburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

HENDERSON, HUGH  (190545); age 40 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG417 CA-P of No 189 Sqn, which came down near Jeddingen during a raid on oil facilities at Harburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

OBERNECK, JEAN CHARLES  (189950); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG417 CA-P of No 189 Sqn, which came down near Jeddingen during a raid on oil facilities at Harburg.  He is commemorated in The Maidenhead Register

ROWAN, JAMES PATRICK  (1436507); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG417 CA-P of No 189 Sqn, which came down near Jeddingen during a raid on oil facilities at Harburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

WHITE, KENNETH  (1593734); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG417 CA-P of No 189 Sqn, which came down near Jeddingen during a raid on oil facilities at Harburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

CARLEY, HENRY JOSEPH  (195101); age 28 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was flying in Halifax III, MZ932 of No 192 Sqn, which he abandoned after it was attacked by a night fighter and made his way to Ehringen where he gave himself up.  Before he could be collected by the Luftwaffe he was taken away by the SS and on the way to Arolsen he was shot in the chest.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

APPLEYARD, ROBERT  (182177); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG186 A4-O of No 195 Sqn, which crashed near Buttstadt, he survived the crash but was murdered by the SS somewhere between Buttstadt and Weimar.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

ROBINSON, ALAN KENNETH  (2206328); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG186 A4-O of No 195 Sqn, which crashed near Buttstadt, he survived the crash but was murdered by the SS somewhere between Buttstadt and Weimar.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

SCOTT, PETER  (169005); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG186 A4-O of No 195 Sqn, which crashed near Buttstadt, he survived the crash but was murdered by the SS somewhere between Buttstadt and Weimar.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

SHEPPARD, DONALD HOWARD  (3025425); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG186 A4-O of No 195 Sqn, which crashed near Buttstadt, he survived the crash but was murdered by the SS somewhere between Buttstadt and Weimar.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

WOODBURN, KENNETH  (2208205); age 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG186 A4-O of No 195 Sqn, which crashed near Buttstadt, he survived the crash but was murdered by the SS somewhere between Buttstadt and Weimar.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

DRAPER, THOMAS MAYNARD  (J/27155); age 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG186 A4-O of No 195 Sqn, which crashed near Buttstadt, he survived the crash but was murdered by his captors somewhere between Schlossvippacht and Dielsdorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

COSHAM, KENNETH FRANK  (1293357); age Unknown RAFVR

AC2

He had been serving with No 211 Sqn, when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst force marched across Java.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

DUCKWORTH, DEREK DINSHAW  (1530936); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD278 HA-V of No 218 Sqn, which probably shot down by a night fighter at Marisfeld during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

HICKS, NORMAN  (1595141); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD278 HA-V of No 218 Sqn, which probably shot down by a night fighter at Marisfeld during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

McSHANE, JAMES VINCENT  (153938); age 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD278 HA-V of No 218 Sqn, which probably shot down by a night fighter at Marisfeld during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

MYERS, DOUGLAS VERNON  (154260); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD278 HA-V of No 218 Sqn, which probably shot down by a night fighter at Marisfeld during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

SCROWTHER, RONALD  (1591560); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD278 HA-V of No 218 Sqn, which probably shot down by a night fighter at Marisfeld during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

SLATER, THOMAS  (1589551); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD278 HA-V of No 218 Sqn, which probably shot down by a night fighter at Marisfeld during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

MacKENZIE, KENNETH JAMES  (413442); age 26 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD278 HA-V of No 218 Sqn, which probably shot down by a night fighter at Marisfeld during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

RYAN, NEVILLE VINCENT  (422812); age 20 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG913 of No 220 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Lagens on an ASR sortie after a propeller struck the runway.  He is buried in Lajes War Cemetery

BENCE, LESLIE JOHN  (1159989); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG913 of No 220 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Lagens on an ASR sortie after a propeller struck the runway.  He is buried in Lajes War Cemetery

DODD, ALAN DOWSON  (1671632); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG913 of No 220 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Lagens on an ASR sortie after a propeller struck the runway.  He is buried in Lajes War Cemetery

EVANS, FREDERICK CHARLES DOREY  (1605452); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG913 of No 220 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Lagens on an ASR sortie after a propeller struck the runway.  He is buried in Lajes War Cemetery

HERRING, RONALD GEORGE  (1895730); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG913 of No 220 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Lagens on an ASR sortie after a propeller struck the runway.  He is buried in Lajes War Cemetery

MUNCE, IAN LINDSAY  (186936); age 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG913 of No 220 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Lagens on an ASR sortie after a propeller struck the runway.  He is buried in Lajes War Cemetery

REEVE, GEORGE ARTHUR  (3006273); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG913 of No 220 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Lagens on an ASR sortie after a propeller struck the runway.  He is buried in Lajes War Cemetery

LARONDE, HARRY DEMERSE  (J/36819); age 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG913 of No 220 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Lagens on an ASR sortie after a propeller struck the runway.  He is buried in Lajes War Cemetery

McBRIDE, GEORGE EDWARD (TERRY)  (160530); age 33 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA105 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Rhodes War Cemetery

MORRIS, GEOFFREY PRICE  (1395797); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA105 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Rhodes War Cemetery

PEACE, FRANK WINSTON  (1622410); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA105 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Rhodes War Cemetery

SNOWDEN, BRODIE ERIC DUDLEY  (1332504); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA105 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Rhodes War Cemetery

STEELE, WALTER GEORGE  (136854); age 29 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA105 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Rhodes War Cemetery

BAILEY, JOHN BURKE  (949169); age 29 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick ASR I, BV522 of No 283 Sqn, which crashed near Sidi Ferruch in Algeria during an air test.  4 others killed.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

ETHERIDGE, JOHN KENNETH  (1851922); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick ASR I, BV522 of No 283 Sqn, which crashed near Sidi Ferruch in Algeria during an air test.  4 others killed.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

WHITTHAM, JACK  (1683364); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick ASR I, BV522 of No 283 Sqn, which crashed near Sidi Ferruch in Algeria during an air test.  4 others killed.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

O'CONNOR, RONALD CHARLES  (J/13409); age 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick ASR I, BV522 of No 283 Sqn, which crashed near Sidi Ferruch in Algeria during an air test.  4 others killed.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

OBERDAK, Czeslaw (P.2224); age 22 PAF

Fg Off

He was flying Mustang III, FX979 'A' of No 306 Sqn, which force landed near Zwolle after being hit by flak during Ramrod 947 on 30 May 1944. He managed to evaded capture until 24 Dec 1944 but was executed on this date.  

McCARTNEY, PETER DFC (187955); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV427 of No 404 Sqn, which was brought down during an anti-shipping strike near Midgulen in Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

RIDGE, RAYMOND CLIFFORD DFC (J/24425); age 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV427 of No 404 Sqn, which was brought down during an anti-shipping strike near Midgulen in Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

OSWALD, ELMER ADRIAN  (J/87419); age 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, NT418 of No 406 Sqn, which was lost on an intruder sortie to Stade.  He is buried in Harderwijk General Cemetery

HICKS, KENNETH BRADLEY  (J/93442); age 26 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, NT418 of No 406 Sqn, which was lost on an intruder sortie to Stade.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

FORSYTH, JAMES GREIG  (195659); age 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ815 KW-C of No 425 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hemmingstedt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

CORBETT, WILLIAM DAVID  (J/88248); age 28 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ815 KW-C of No 425 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hemmingstedt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

HICKSON, JOHN WILLIAM  (J/92455); age 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ815 KW-C of No 425 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hemmingstedt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

McALLISTER, VINCENT PAUL  (J/37824); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ815 KW-C of No 425 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hemmingstedt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

MORIN, JOSEPH ROBERT  (J/94355); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ815 KW-C of No 425 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hemmingstedt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

PARENT, LEONARD JOHN  (J/94160); age 18 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ815 KW-C of No 425 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hemmingstedt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

WARE, GEORGE NAPIER  (J/93038); age 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ815 KW-C of No 425 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hemmingstedt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

JURY, IVOR HILTON  (437134); age 31 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV414 of No 455 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping in the Sandoy-Svinoy area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

MITCHELL, WILLIAM DOUGLAS  (422968); age 21 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, RD132 of No 455 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping in the Sandoy-Svinoy area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

ANCELL, SIDNEY ARTHUR  (1802572); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ259 of No 464 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie against lines of communication.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

STARK , ALEXANDER CHARLES  (48313); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ259 of No 464 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie against lines of communication.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

BEALES, RONALD  (1868744); age 38 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD363 UL-K2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

BELSHAW, REGINALD PETER  (1586544); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD363 UL-K2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

BLACK, ROBERT  (1594570); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD363 UL-K2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

BURNS, GEORGE BRODIE  (1629942); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD363 UL-K2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

MASON, CHARLES SPENCER  (1568576); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD363 UL-K2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

PALEY, GEORGE HENRY  (179271); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD363 UL-K2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

POTTER, REGINALD  (1023636); age 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD363 UL-K2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

CARTER, LESLIE  (189794); age 24 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR150 LK-P of No 578 Sqn, which probably crashed into the sea during a raid to Hemmingstedt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

HARGREAVES, PHILIP JOSEPH  (189806); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR150 LK-P of No 578 Sqn, which probably crashed into the sea during a raid to Hemmingstedt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

HAYES, HARRY THOMAS  (1165935); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR150 LK-P of No 578 Sqn, which probably crashed into the sea during a raid to Hemmingstedt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

PALMER, FREDERICK RUSSELL  (1603797); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR150 LK-P of No 578 Sqn, which probably crashed into the sea during a raid to Hemmingstedt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

PARKER, HARRY WILLIAM  (1583688); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR150 LK-P of No 578 Sqn, which probably crashed into the sea during a raid to Hemmingstedt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

RELTON, KENNETH  (1590580); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR150 LK-P of No 578 Sqn, which probably crashed into the sea during a raid to Hemmingstedt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

SHAW, KENNETH  (177413); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR150 LK-P of No 578 Sqn, which probably crashed into the sea during a raid to Hemmingstedt.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

MATON, STANLEY JOHN JAMES  (1853269); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG286 PG-Y of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Harburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

LAMBERT, VICTOR WALTER  (1861818); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG286 PG-Y of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Harburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

McMORRAN, GEORGE MELVIN STARK  (J/36260); age 28 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG286 PG-Y of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Harburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

BRYCE, JOSEPH  (1824646); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB699 PG-Z of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Harburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

EYLES, CYRIL EDWARD  (163714); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB699 PG-Z of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Harburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

EYNON, BASIL WALTER  (176684); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB699 PG-Z of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Harburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

LLOYD, DAVID ROBERT  (1865030); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB699 PG-Z of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Harburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

BLACK, PETER NOBLE  (4213790); age 21 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB699 PG-Z of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Harburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

FERGUSON, ROBERT NICHOLAS  (4211910); age 27 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB699 PG-Z of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Harburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

SPARKES, CECIL PAUL  (4211731); age 22 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB699 PG-Z of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Harburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

ASHWORTH, TERENCE  (1685149); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND735 F2-P of No 635 Sqn, which came down near Friessenhagen during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

GOODBODY, WILLIAM JOHN  (1587016); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND735 F2-P of No 635 Sqn, which came down near Friessenhagen during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

HARVEY, FORBES MINTY  (1344795); age 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND735 F2-P of No 635 Sqn, which came down near Friessenhagen during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

KELLY, THOMAS  (1682304); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND735 F2-P of No 635 Sqn, which came down near Friessenhagen during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

LEVEY, JACK  (1322361); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND735 F2-P of No 635 Sqn, which came down near Friessenhagen during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

MOHUM, JAMES STANLEY  (1861942); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND735 F2-P of No 635 Sqn, which came down near Friessenhagen during a raid to Dessau.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

TURNER, FRANK  (1068889); age 26 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2872 Sqn RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

DAVIS, ROBERT WILLIAM  (921417); age 25 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2945 Sqn RAF Regiment and was probably killed in a fire fight near the forward airfield at Ondauk.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

DAVIES, JOSEPH IVOR  (1498158); age Unknown RAFVR

AC2

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

WAUD, KENNETH JAMES  (950703); age 26 RAFVR

Cpl

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

YATES, JOHN MELVILLE  (4213418); age 20 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 1651 HCU when he died from head injuries after falling from a bus taking him back to camp at Woolfax Lodge from Leicester.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

BLACKFORD, WALTER FREDERICK (425589); age  RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder III, HD477 'W' of No 21 Sqn SAAF, which was hit by flak and broke up as it dived to the ground.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

SMITH, DAVID STEELE  (1821494); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder III, HD477 'W' of No 21 Sqn SAAF, which was hit by flak and broke up as it dived to the ground.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

WAGSTAFF, CHARLES  (370171); age 40 RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle VI, V1995 of No 22 HGCU, which crashed after its tail was pulled up by the glider it was towing during a ferry flight.  He is buried in Odiham Cemetery

BOURKE, PETER JAMES  (2205954); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle VI, V1995 of No 22 HGCU, which crashed after its tail was pulled up by the glider it was towing during a ferry flight.  He is buried in Pantasaph (St David) Monastery Churchyard

ROBERTSON, IAN MARSHALL  (131645); age 30 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle VI, V1995 of No 22 HGCU, which crashed after its tail was pulled up by the glider it was towing during a ferry flight.  He is buried in Northwood Cemetery

SMITH, ROBERT FREDERICK DONALD  (J/41196); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MP187 of No 56 OTU, which spun into the ground near Beal in Northumberland.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

HOLLIS, EDWARD GEORGE  (45081); age 54 RAF

Flt Lt

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 Eton.  He is buried in Hove New Cemetery

GARRED, THOMAS JOHN  (1471969); age 36 RAFVR

Cpl

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 London City.  He is buried in or was cremated at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

HEWITT, ARTHUR HERBERT  (815203); age 25 AuxAF

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and died suddenly in Newcastle upon Tyne.  He is buried in Longbenton (Dudley) Cemetery.

WIDMAN, ROY  (1765302); age 19 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died after being admitted on Christmas Eve to Rotherham District Hospital whilst home on leave.  He is buried in Whiston (St Mary Magdalene) Churchyard.

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