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Casualties - 30 - 31 March 1945


30-Mar

GREGORY, WILLIAM SNOWDEN  (547263); age Unknown RAF

WO

He was captured on 23 Sep 1942 following a raid on Wismar whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4230 of No 9 Sqn but died in captivity.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

30-Mar

RANKIN, NEIL JAMES  (409943); age 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, NV766 of No 80 Sqn, which he abandoned near Vechta after being hit by flak.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

30-Mar

LETT, CHARLES MAURICE  (1810288); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, TB918 of No 124 Sqn, which ditched off the Norfolk coast during a storm following an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Mar

SLACK, CHARLES ALFRED BRIAN  (47457); age 29 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, EK382 'T' of No 175 Sqn, which crashed near Telgte during a RP attack.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

30-Mar

MIDDLETON, NORMAN  (1326199); age 33 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 211 Sqn, when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Sandakan.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

30-Mar

BLISS, HARRY  (650927); age 25 RAF

WO

He was captured on 28 Apr 1943 during a Gardening sortie whilst flying in Stirling I, EF356 of No 218 Sqn, and died from acute appendicitis in captivity at Fallingbostel.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

30-Mar

KNOWLES, WILLIAM DFC (102061); age 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, RF606 of No 235 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Skenselv.  He is buried in Skien Civil Cemetery

30-Mar

THOMAS, LAWRENCE  (1451698); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, RF606 of No 235 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Skenselv.  He is buried in Skien Civil Cemetery

30-Mar

CLINTON, BASIL VIVIAN  (573574); age 22 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MM979 'O' of No 247 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Zutphen.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Ood Leusden) General Cemetery

30-Mar

ALEXANDER, CYRIL  (1800497); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, PN243 of No 298 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during Operation Ostler 2 to Norway on behalf of SOE.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Mar

IRELAND, PETER  (143752); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, PN243 of No 298 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during Operation Ostler 2 to Norway on behalf of SOE.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Mar

KING, ALFRED GEORGE  (1396360); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, PN243 of No 298 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during Operation Ostler 2 to Norway on behalf of SOE.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Mar

REYNOLDS, THOMAS  (1482109); age 34 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, PN243 of No 298 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during Operation Ostler 2 to Norway on behalf of SOE.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Mar

WOODHART, KENNETH  (1180936); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, PN243 of No 298 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during Operation Ostler 2 to Norway on behalf of SOE.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Mar

BUZZA, JAMES ALEXANDER  (R/197961); age 24 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, PN243 of No 298 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during Operation Ostler 2 to Norway on behalf of SOE.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Mar

CRAMM, HENDRIK CHARLES  (196102); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XVI, RK891 'T' of No 322 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Zutphen.  He is buried in Rhenen (Grebbeberg) Netherlands Field of Honour

30-Mar

RUGI, LUIGI  (178176); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, EF720 of No 352 Sqn, which was destroyed by one of its own bombs dropping off and exploding under the aircraft on landing at Vis.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

30-Mar

ANDERSON, WILLIAM JAMES  (J/16562); age 26 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MJ275 of No 412 Sqn, which was shot down in flames by flak near Zelham during an armed recce.  He is buried in Zelhem General Cemetery

30-Mar

DAVIS, WILLIAM GEORGE  (J/29881); age 21 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, RB435 of No 439 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Lengerich.  He is buried in Holten Canadian War Cemetery

30-Mar

HAYS, RAYMOND MORRIS DFC (J/88928); age 31 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, MM396 of No 544 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Wallingford on a PR sortie to Bornholm in Denmark.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

30-Mar

SOUTH, DONALD  (151174); age 35 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, MM396 of No 544 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Wallingford on a PR sortie to Bornholm in Denmark.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

30-Mar

DAVIS, NOEL  (658071); age 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB911 F2-A of No 635 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Swayfield in Lincolnshire during a Fishpond training flight.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery

30-Mar

DIXON, DONALD  (177009); age 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB911 F2-A of No 635 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Swayfield in Lincolnshire during a Fishpond training flight.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

30-Mar

GODDARD, RONALD  (1315463); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB911 F2-A of No 635 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Swayfield in Lincolnshire during a Fishpond training flight.  He is buried in Faringdon (All Saints) Churchyard, Berkshire

30-Mar

HARCOURT, JAMES GEORGES WILLIAM  (1603593); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB911 F2-A of No 635 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Swayfield in Lincolnshire during a Fishpond training flight.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

30-Mar

PIMM, STANLEY ALBERT  (1625985); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB911 F2-A of No 635 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Swayfield in Lincolnshire during a Fishpond training flight.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

30-Mar

ROBINSON, STANLEY EDWARD  (1894397); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB911 F2-A of No 635 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Swayfield in Lincolnshire during a Fishpond training flight.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

30-Mar

WILSON, ROBERT MACLENNAN  (1558504); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB911 F2-A of No 635 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Swayfield in Lincolnshire during a Fishpond training flight.  He is buried in Elgin New Cemetery

30-Mar

HENRY, JOHN  (145125); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving as the Adjutant with No 2708 Sqn RAF Regiment and was killed when the Orderly Tent at Meiktila sustained a direct hit from Japanese artillery.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery.

30-Mar

BYRD, WILLIAM ALFRED  (544393); age 24 RAF

Sgt

He was serving with No 2844 Sqn RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Goirle Roman Catholic Cemetery

30-Mar

COOKE, GEORGE REESON  (16935); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 5008 (Airfield Construction) Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery

30-Mar

LEE, ROBERT  (613250); age 24 RAF

AC1

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 Sandakan.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

30-Mar

PRIVETT, ALFRED LESLIE  (507959); age 36 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 351 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

30-Mar

RICHARDS, LEONARD LOFTUS  (1333041); age 23 RAFVR

AC2

He had been serving at RAF Butterworth when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Sandakan.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

30-Mar

GRICE, RONALD WILLIAM  (994444); age 24 RAFVR

AC2

He had been serving at Singapore 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

30-Mar

HUGHES, ARTHUR JOHN  (2221050); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Hereford.  He is buried in Rowley Regis (St Giles) Churchyard

31-Mar

BUTT, HARRY ROY  (1807064); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, NV979 of No 3 Sqn, which was shot down by enemy fighters near Damme.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

31-Mar

KIMBER, DONALD DAVID  (425414); age 21 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH245 'H' of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Yugoslavia on a raid on marshalling yards Graz.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

31-Mar

ADAMS, REGINALD  (1292772); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH245 'H' of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Yugoslavia on a raid on marshalling yards Graz.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

31-Mar

ATTREED, ROBERT REGINALD  (1629868); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH245 'H' of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Yugoslavia on a raid on marshalling yards Graz.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

31-Mar

CRISP, HARRY ALFRED CHARLES  (1872000); age 32 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH245 'H' of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Yugoslavia on a raid on marshalling yards Graz.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

31-Mar

CAVE, VERNER GRENVILLE  (415059); age 26 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH245 'H' of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Yugoslavia on a raid on marshalling yards Graz.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

31-Mar

SCORER, JACKSON CARLYLE  (J/26770); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was serving with No 148 when he died in No 133 General Hospital from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident when a truck collided with a brick wall whilst off duty.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

31-Mar

GILBERTSON-PRITCHARD, JOHN CLARE  (1084862); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was serving with No 154 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

TAYLOR, HERBERT FREDERICK  (159879); age 36 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB468 GT-B of No 156 Sqn, which came down near the target during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

31-Mar

COX, LESLIE ARNOLD  (157042); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB468 GT-B of No 156 Sqn, which came down near the target during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

31-Mar

GOLDSBURY, ROBERT  (1826652); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB468 GT-B of No 156 Sqn, which came down near the target during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

31-Mar

JOEL, LEONARD HENRY  (1805899); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB468 GT-B of No 156 Sqn, which came down near the target during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

31-Mar

MARTIN, ROBERT LESLIE  (175854); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB468 GT-B of No 156 Sqn, which came down near the target during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

31-Mar

MITCHELL, KENNETH ALBERT LAWRENCE  (1587814); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB468 GT-B of No 156 Sqn, which came down near the target during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

31-Mar

WILLIAMS, JOHN PETER  (1605235); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB468 GT-B of No 156 Sqn, which came down near the target during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

31-Mar

WOOLSTENHULME, HAROLD  (186846); age 37 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB468 GT-B of No 156 Sqn, which came down near the target during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

31-Mar

ANTCLIFFE, KENNETH  (1144814); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB517 GT-O of No 156 Sqn, which probably came down near Rotenburg during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

31-Mar

MARLOW, EDGAR HOPE  (188495); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB517 GT-O of No 156 Sqn, which probably came down near Rotenburg during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

31-Mar

McCABE, T M  (171070); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB517 GT-O of No 156 Sqn, which probably came down near Rotenburg during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

31-Mar

MORRISON, GEORGE ALEXANDER JAMES  (179386); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB517 GT-O of No 156 Sqn, which probably came down near Rotenburg during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

31-Mar

POPE, ANTHONY COLIN  (127878); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB517 GT-O of No 156 Sqn, which probably came down near Rotenburg during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

31-Mar

FLETCHER, ROBERT CECIL  (J/92541); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB517 GT-O of No 156 Sqn, which probably came down near Rotenburg during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

31-Mar

KELLY, IVAN WESLEY  (J/92436); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB517 GT-O of No 156 Sqn, which probably came down near Rotenburg during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

31-Mar

MUNRO, LORNE EARLE  (J/29516); age 33 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB517 GT-O of No 156 Sqn, which probably came down near Rotenburg during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

31-Mar

KING, JOHN WILLIAM FRANK  (1312142); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He had been serving with No 159 Sqn, when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Rangoon.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

31-Mar

TAYLOR, ALLAN MURRAY  (428481); age 21 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK119 of No 161 Sqn, which was shot down by night fighters near Hegland in Norway during Operation Bit 14.  He is buried in Arendal Hogedal Cemetery

31-Mar

BURGESS, RICHARD ARTHUR  (2221098); age 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK119 of No 161 Sqn, which was shot down by night fighters near Hegland in Norway during Operation Bit 15.  He is buried in Arendal Hogedal Cemetery

31-Mar

HEATH, GEORGE ALFRED DFM (1586294); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK119 of No 161 Sqn, which was shot down by night fighters near Hegland in Norway during Operation Bit 16.  He is buried in Arendal Hogedal Cemetery

31-Mar

KIDD, EDWARD PATRICK CARY DFC (117499); age 32 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK119 of No 161 Sqn, which was shot down by night fighters near Hegland in Norway during Operation Bit 17.  He is buried in Arendal Hogedal Cemetery

31-Mar

MACAULAY, THOMAS SCOTT  (154248); age 32 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK119 of No 161 Sqn, which was shot down by night fighters near Hegland in Norway during Operation Bit 18.  He is buried in Arendal Hogedal Cemetery

31-Mar

MINSHULL, HARRY  (1589262); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK119 of No 161 Sqn, which was shot down by night fighters near Hegland in Norway during Operation Bit 19.  He is buried in Arendal Hogedal Cemetery

31-Mar

SHOPLAND, ARTHUR DONALD  (1851187); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK119 of No 161 Sqn, which was shot down by night fighters near Hegland in Norway during Operation Bit 20.  He is buried in Arendal Hogedal Cemetery

31-Mar

MITCHELL, ALEXANDER GEORGE  (1568767); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, RB287 of No 175 Sqn, which crashed near Wuppertal.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

31-Mar

CARTER, DEREK DUDLEY JAMES  (1603086); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN875 'B' of No 181 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Enschede.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

BRUNTON, THOMAS LOUITT  (1567407); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ888 of No 196 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Arendal in Norway.  He is buried in Arendal Hogedal Cemetery

31-Mar

CATTERALL, DERRICK VIVIAN  (1319040); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ888 of No 196 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Arendal in Norway.  He is buried in Arendal Hogedal Cemetery

31-Mar

CROSS, JOHN RICHARD  (1593491); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ888 of No 196 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Arendal in Norway.  He is buried in Arendal Hogedal Cemetery

31-Mar

HARDING KLIMANEK, REGINALD SERGIUS PAUL  (1624425); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ888 of No 196 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Arendal in Norway.  He is buried in Arendal Hogedal Cemetery

31-Mar

MYERS, PAUL MONTEFIORE  (3033223); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ888 of No 196 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Arendal in Norway.  He is buried in Arendal Hogedal Cemetery

31-Mar

REED, GEORGE SIDNEY  (1397155); age 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ888 of No 196 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Arendal in Norway.  He is buried in Arendal Hogedal Cemetery

31-Mar

ALLMAN, GEORGE GREGORY  (422092); age 22 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK197 of No 196 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a supply dropping sortie to Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

CAMPBELL, CLARENCE  (422411); age 25 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK197 of No 196 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a supply dropping sortie to Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

BRENNER, FREDERICK CHARLES  (1895463); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK197 of No 196 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a supply dropping sortie to Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

LINNEY, KENNETH WILLIAM  (1473690); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK197 of No 196 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a supply dropping sortie to Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

LLOYD, EDWARD SIDNEY  (2220162); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK197 of No 196 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a supply dropping sortie to Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

MATTHEWS, FRANCIS WILLIAM  (1375612); age 31 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK197 of No 196 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a supply dropping sortie to Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

LUCAS, CYRIL ROY GEORGE  (912998); age 25 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 211 Sqn, when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Sandakan.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

31-Mar

PEAT, DENNIS  (55273); age 21 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK332 of No 299 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into a marsh at Vegarshai in Norway.  He is buried in Sondeled (Indre) Churchyard

31-Mar

BRINKWORTH, PHILIP SYDNEY  (911288); age 25 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK332 of No 299 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into a marsh at Vegarshai in Norway.  He is buried in Sondeled (Indre) Churchyard

31-Mar

ELLIOTT, JAMES ALEXANDER  (1900093); age 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK332 of No 299 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into a marsh at Vegarshai in Norway.  He is buried in Sondeled (Indre) Churchyard

31-Mar

HAYWARD, KENNETH CLEMENT  (1890743); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK332 of No 299 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into a marsh at Vegarshai in Norway.  He is buried in Sondeled (Indre) Churchyard

31-Mar

RICKETTS, HERBERT WAIN  (54692); age 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK332 of No 299 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into a marsh at Vegarshai in Norway.  He is buried in Sondeled (Indre) Churchyard

31-Mar

TREVOR-ROPER, RANULF DFC (42974); age 29 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK332 of No 299 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into a marsh at Vegarshai in Norway.  He is buried in Sondeled (Indre) Churchyard

31-Mar

ANDERSON, ARBUTHNOT GEORGE  (128941); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, PK225 'Q' of No 299 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during Operation Stirrup 8 to Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

DAWKINS, ROBERT ALFRED WALTER  (1603728); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, PK225 'Q' of No 299 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during Operation Stirrup 8 to Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

JEFFREY, LEONARD  (3041590); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, PK225 'Q' of No 299 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during Operation Stirrup 8 to Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

SMITH, DAVID CLEMENT RAYMOND  (3025447); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, PK225 'Q' of No 299 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during Operation Stirrup 8 to Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

GREEN, ROBERT JOHN  (J/95313); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, PK225 'Q' of No 299 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during Operation Stirrup 8 to Norway.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

31-Mar

DAVIDSON, WILFRED IAN  (44781); age 31 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, PK225 'Q' of No 299 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during Operation Stirrup 8 to Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

AITCHISON, EDWARD GRANT  (J/8387); age 26 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XVI, TB737 of No 403 Sqn, which was shot down near Osnabruck whilst dive bombing a train.  He is buried in Nederweert War Cemetery

31-Mar

ANDERSON, GEORGE  (J/95243); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ922 6U-C of No 415 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a Me 262 during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

HYLAND, GEORGE ALBERT  (J/39503); age 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ922 6U-C of No 415 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a Me 262 during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

LEWIS, THOMAS STEWART  (J/40805); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ922 6U-C of No 415 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a Me 262 during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

NEILSON, JAMES ANDREW  (J/95459); age 29 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ922 6U-C of No 415 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a Me 262 during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

PEDEN, GORDON JAMES  (J/95473); age 20 RCAF

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He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ922 6U-C of No 415 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a Me 262 during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

RUDE, GORDON JUSTINE  (J/95474); age 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ922 6U-C of No 415 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a Me 262 during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

SUTTAK, JAMES EMIL  (J/40338); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ922 6U-C of No 415 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a Me 262 during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

STYLES, RICHARD THOMAS  (165308); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ394 'C' of No 418 Sqn, which crashed near Hoogeveen during a night intruder sortie over Germany.  He is buried in Hoogeveen (Hollandscheveld) General Cemetery

31-Mar

GRAHAM, GEORGE KETCHEN  (J/4563); age 24 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ394 'C' of No 418 Sqn, which crashed near Hoogeveen during a night intruder sortie over Germany.  He is buried in Hoogeveen (Hollandscheveld) General Cemetery

31-Mar

JOHNSON, ROBERT OLIVER  (J/40077); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB761 VR-H of No 419 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a Me 262 during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

MATUSZEWSKI, GEORGE  (J/95402); age 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB761 VR-H of No 419 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a Me 262 during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

METIVIER, HARRY ALFRED  (J/24761); age 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB761 VR-H of No 419 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a Me 262 during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

MORPHY, EARL EDWARD  (J/95458); age 22 RCAF

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He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB761 VR-H of No 419 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a Me 262 during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

SOMMERVILLE, WILLIAM MUIR  (J/94593); age 26 RCAF

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He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB761 VR-H of No 419 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a Me 262 during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

TODD, JAMES  (J/42181); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB761 VR-H of No 419 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a Me 262 during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

TULK, HAYWARD SELBY  (J/95511); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB761 VR-H of No 419 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a Me 262 during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

BOWES, DONALD STUART MAXWELL  (J/37559); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB869 VR-Q of No 419 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a Me 262 during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

31-Mar

GLADISH, JOHN JOSEPH  (J/39988); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB869 VR-Q of No 419 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a Me 262 during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

31-Mar

MACLENNAN, BRUCE  (J/95550); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB869 VR-Q of No 419 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a Me 262 during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

31-Mar

REA, JOHN  (J/94588); age 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB869 VR-Q of No 419 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a Me 262 during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

31-Mar

LESESNE, CHARLES  (C/3879); age 34 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ418 KW-C of No 425 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

31-Mar

BAILEY, REGINALD LESLIE  (1897210); age 37 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG345 AL-V of No 429 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a Me 262 during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

31-Mar

CAMPEAU, JOSEPH LUCIEN ALMASSE  (R/54631); age 35 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG345 AL-V of No 429 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a Me 262 during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

31-Mar

FISHER, RICHARD HERBERT  (J/40786); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG345 AL-V of No 429 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a Me 262 during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

31-Mar

HOOKER, EDWIN MILTON  (R/187913); age 21 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG345 AL-V of No 429 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a Me 262 during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

31-Mar

LEDOUX, JOSEPH HENRI ROGER ROBERT  (R/56113); age 29 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG345 AL-V of No 429 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a Me 262 during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

31-Mar

MERCER, LAURENCE JOHN  (1893245); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB859 SE-U of No 431 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

31-Mar

ALTY, FREDERICK ROY  (J/38392); age 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB859 SE-U of No 431 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

31-Mar

CASEY, JOHN JOSEPH (J/43953); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB859 SE-U of No 431 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

31-Mar

DENNISON, PATRICK BLAKE  (J/44151); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB859 SE-U of No 431 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

31-Mar

DOREY, ALBERT  (J/94186); age 27 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB859 SE-U of No 431 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

31-Mar

HARTOG, MARTIN  (J/40430); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB859 SE-U of No 431 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

31-Mar

GREEN, LESLIE  (1140087); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB911 WL-U of No 434 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a Me 262 near Nettelnburg during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

HALIBURTON, GILBERT PAUL  (J/38360); age 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB911 WL-U of No 434 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a Me 262 near Nettelnburg during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

RATHWELL, DOUGLAS GORDON  (J/40731); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB911 WL-U of No 434 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a Me 262 near Nettelnburg during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

31-Mar

CHENOWETH, ERIC  (437046); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB958 F2-P of No 635 Sqn, which came down at Steinkamp during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

31-Mar

CLARK, KEVIN GEORGE  (435185); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB958 F2-P of No 635 Sqn, which came down at Steinkamp during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

31-Mar

DELANEY, COLIN  (432545); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB958 F2-P of No 635 Sqn, which came down at Steinkamp during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

31-Mar

LEWIS, ARTHUR  (422590); age 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB958 F2-P of No 635 Sqn, which came down at Steinkamp during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

31-Mar

PETERS, NEVILLE EDWARD  (433167); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB958 F2-P of No 635 Sqn, which came down at Steinkamp during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

31-Mar

WEIR, ALEX PHILIP  (2218761); age 33 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB958 F2-P of No 635 Sqn, which came down at Steinkamp during a raid against the Blohm und Voss shipbuilding yards at Hamburg.  Captured he was being taken to Reinbek when he was shot by his Volkssturm escort.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

31-Mar

CAMPEY, WALTER  (1147947); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, RV341 P3-B of No 692 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

RABINER, JOSEPH  (R/211384); age 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, RV341 P3-B of No 692 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

NEWMAN, ALBERT EDWARD  (1499908); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 5053 (Airfield Construction) Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery

31-Mar

PAMMENT, WILLIAM COLLIER  (1672234); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIX, TA226 of No 1 FU, which crashed on take off from Portreath.  He is buried in Doncaster (Rose Hill) Cemetery

31-Mar

PRATER, KENNETH ALBERT GRAHAM  (1201735); age 32 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIX, TA226,  of No 1 FU, which crashed shortly after take off from Portreath en-route to Istres during a ferry flight to Cairo.  He was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium

31-Mar

WRIGHT, JOHN  (1452337); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 22 AACU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

31-Mar

HALLIWELL, KENNETH STEPHEN  (1026402); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk IV, FX835 of No 5 RFU, which he abandoned after colliding with FX672 near Gaudo.  He is buried in Salerno War Cemetery

31-Mar

COWAP, RONALD BYE  (1377706); age 34 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving at RAF Seletar when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst working on the Sumatran railway.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

31-Mar

MARTIN, GEORGE CHARLES  (1353915); age 34 RAFVR

AC1

He had probably been invalided out of the RAF as his occupation was given as 'Tram Car Driver, when he died in the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary from chronic bronchitis and congestive heart failure.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Rosebank) Cemetery.y

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