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Casualties - 1 - 3 April 1945


01-Apr

BLUNDELL-HILL, CHRISTOPHER JOHN  (127941); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, RM871 of No 2 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by flak during a tactical recce in the Zwolle area.  He is buried in Apeldoorn (Ugchelen-Heidehof) General Cemetery

01-Apr

THOMSON, JAMES  (425391); age 28 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE710 of No 27 Sqn, which spun into the ground on the approach to St Thomas Mount in bad weather.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

01-Apr

O'BRIEN, DOMINICK  (151177); age 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE710 of No 27 Sqn, which spun into the ground on the approach to St Thomas Mount in bad weather.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

01-Apr

SEARBY, WILLIAM STACEY  (1577517); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 57 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Sleaford.  He is buried in Croft (All Saints) Churchyard

01-Apr

BRYDSON, JOHN ALEXANDER  (196890); age 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XVI, TB884 of No 66 Sqn, which crashed in a force landing near Arnhem after being hit by flak.  He is buried in Rhefen (Velp) Protestant Cemetery

01-Apr

BAECKE, ARNOLD JEAN  (1424959); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XVI, SM246 of No 127 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an armed recce to Deventer.  He is commemorated in the Maidenhead Register

01-Apr

JONES, SEYMOUR  (1119871); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XVI, SM273 of No 127 Sqn, which was shot down in flames by flak during an armed recce to Deventer.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Apr

EDWARDS, FREDERICK ARTHUR  (1604041); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, RB193 'U' of No 137 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Munster.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

01-Apr

STACEY, ALLAN JOHN  (772113); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, JG247 of No 145 Sqn, which was abandoned over the Po Estuary after being hit by flak, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Udine War Cemetery

01-Apr

DRUMMOND, DONALD PETER  (426325); age 23 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, DN248 'K' of No 183 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Hardenburg.  He is buried in Hardenberg Protestant Cemetery

01-Apr

NEWMAN, DAVID ROBERT  (1600222); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 254 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Apr

WALL, KENNETH DAUNCEY  (1600167); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 254 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Apr

DONNE, EDWARD HENRY  (160230); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, PD473 'E' of No 266 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Lonneker.  He is buried in Lonneker Roman Catholic Churchyard

01-Apr

HOMBURG, AART ALBERT  (125169); age 27 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XVI, RR249 'V' of No 322 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an armed recce to Zutphen.  He is buried in Ijmuiden (Duinhof) General Cemetery

01-Apr

CAVET, A P E FFAF (); age Recce FFAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XVI, TB496 of No 340 Sqn, which was shot down by ground fire near Deventer whilst attacking a train.  

01-Apr

FOISSAC, L FFAF (); age Recce FFAF

S-Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XVI, SM422 of No 341 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Hengelo.  

01-Apr

WOLLOSHIN, GABRIEL  (1569246); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XVI, TB343 of No 341 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Hengelo.  He is buried in Olst (Duur) General Cemetery

01-Apr

BRETT, ALFRED GEORGE  (J/94957); age 29 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH323 'U' of No 357 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take off with six agents aboard, possibly due to incorrect loading.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

01-Apr

FRIESEN, JOHN NELSON  (J/45945); age 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH323 'U' of No 357 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take off with six agents aboard, possibly due to incorrect loading.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

01-Apr

GREEN, ROBERT JAMES SMITH  (J/95011); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH323 'U' of No 357 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take off with six agents aboard, possibly due to incorrect loading.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

01-Apr

MERRIAM, KARL MCCORMICK  (J/45989); age 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH323 'U' of No 357 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take off with six agents aboard, possibly due to incorrect loading.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

01-Apr

MILLAR, JAMES BRIAN  (J/44516); age 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH323 'U' of No 357 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take off with six agents aboard, possibly due to incorrect loading.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

01-Apr

RICKERT, HARRY ERVIN  (J/95012); age 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH323 'U' of No 357 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take off with six agents aboard, possibly due to incorrect loading.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

01-Apr

STEVENTON, JACK THORNBER  (J/95013); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH323 'U' of No 357 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take off with six agents aboard, possibly due to incorrect loading.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

01-Apr

STOCKWELL, LEONARD STEWART  (J/39146); age 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH323 'U' of No 357 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take off with six agents aboard, possibly due to incorrect loading.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

01-Apr

STORKEY, GORDON JOHN  (J/95041); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH323 'U' of No 357 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take off with six agents aboard, possibly due to incorrect loading.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

01-Apr

HAXTON, ROBERT GOW LAUDER  (1568785); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW870 'G' of No 500 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

01-Apr

MARVIN, ROBERT PATRICK  (189213); age 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW870 'G' of No 500 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

01-Apr

O'BRIEN, DANIEL BRENDAN  (1523003); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW870 'G' of No 500 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

01-Apr

WATERLAND, FRANK  (184390); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW870 'G' of No 500 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

01-Apr

WAGHORN, DAVID JOHN CBE, AFC (); age 37 RAF

A/Cdre

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIX, PS831 of No 541 Sqn, which crashed at Boscombe Down.  He was cremated at Oxford Crematorium

01-Apr

SHARMAN, JOHN THOMAS  (1351877); age 38 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 2829 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

01-Apr

BUTLER, JOSEPH HARRISON  (796952); age Unknown RAFVR

AC2

He was serving with No 111 OTU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Nassau Memorial

01-Apr

HOFTO, THOMAS HALVOR  (428187); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 15 (P) AFU when he died in hospital at Tetbury, Gloucester from Miliary Tuberculosis, having been admitted on 26 Feb 1945.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

01-Apr

JONES, WILLIAM FREDERICK  (750330); age Unknown RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 153 MU 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

01-Apr

SKELTON, HARRY NORMAN  (J/42963); age 29 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, BG574 of No 20 (P) AFU, which crashed at Weston-on-the-Green.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

01-Apr

READSHAW, GILBERT  (1533917); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 287 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery

01-Apr

ANDERSON, THOMAS  (1461254); age 40 RAFVR

AC2

He had been serving in the Far East 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

01-Apr

RICHARDS, JOHN LEICESTER HAZELL DFC (US) (47726); age 27 RAF

Flt Lt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, MM328 of the PRDU, which broke up in the air near Southrop in Gloucestershire during trials with an auto-pilot.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

01-Apr

ROBINSON, WILLIAM ERNEST  (134972); age 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, MM328 of the PRDU, which broke up in the air near Southrop in Gloucestershire during trials with an auto-pilot.  He is buried in Liverpool (Toxteth Park) Cemetery

01-Apr

BOWSKILL, JOSEPH THOMAS  (1385868); age 22 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 Ploughley.  He is buried in Brompton Cemetery

01-Apr

BISHOP, JOHN SCRYMGEOUR  (1559151); age 21 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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Dollar Cemetery

01-Apr

CALLANDER, WILLIAM  (970627); age 25 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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Paisley (Hawkhead) Cemetery

01-Apr

MARTIN, THOMAS JAMES  (1441838); 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 Stratford upon Avon.  He is buried in Greenwich Cemetery

02-Apr

JONES, WILLIAM JOHN BARTON  (1623245); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IV, KZ553 of No 6 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea off Crikvenica by flak.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

02-Apr

BODDY, JOHN  (2213860); age 47 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving with No 50 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in South Shields (Harton) Cemetery

02-Apr

HOLLAND, ROBERT JAMES HENRY  (143908); age 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, NV982 of No 80 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the Rheine-Hannover area.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

02-Apr

MATTHIAS, MAURICE NEVILLE  (119867); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang IVA, KM135 GA-V of No 112 Sqn, which he abandoned near Graz having been hit by flak.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery

02-Apr

ROSENSTEIN, ERNEST WILLY  (328895V); age 22 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MH892 of No 185 Sqn, which crashed after catching fire during a dive bombing attack.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery

02-Apr

ROBSON, JAMES WILLIAM  (165269); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ249 of No 515 Sqn, which crashed and exploded near Leipheim during a bomber support sortie.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Apr

VAN HEERDEN, EMILE JOHANN  (328470V); age 26 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ249 of No 515 Sqn, which crashed and exploded near Leipheim during a bomber support sortie.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Apr

THOMAS, ROBERT ERNEST MEREDITH  (914803); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK238 of No 1435 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Cittanova.  He is buried in Udine War Cemetery

02-Apr

BALL, HAROLD HERBERT  (1358407); age 33 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2807 Sqn RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

02-Apr

O'BRIEN, THOMAS  (1082728); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2825 Sqn RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Cesena War Cemetery

02-Apr

OWEN, CHARLES WILLIAM  (1511170); age 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2942 Sqn RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

02-Apr

KEMMLER, JOHN MORTIMER  (574679); age Unknown RAF

Cpl

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

02-Apr

THOMAS, BENJAMIN  (613325); age Unknown RAF

Cpl

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

02-Apr

ALLAN, HENRY GORDON  (1807338); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK655 'P' of No 1651 HCU, which crashed on the approach to Fiskerton following failure of all four engines.  The sortie was a familiarisation exercise.  He is buried in Carlisle (Dalston Road) Cemetery

02-Apr

COOLEY, WILLIAM GEORGE  (1617503); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK655 'P' of No 1651 HCU, which crashed on the approach to Fiskerton following failure of all four engines.  The sortie was a familiarisation exercise.  He is buried in Leytonstone (St Patrick's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

02-Apr

FLINDALL, GERALD ARTHUR  (1804162); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK655 'P' of No 1651 HCU, which crashed on the approach to Fiskerton following failure of all four engines.  The sortie was a familiarisation exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

02-Apr

JOHNSON, HENRY ALFRED  (1874143); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK655 'P' of No 1651 HCU, which crashed on the approach to Fiskerton following failure of all four engines.  The sortie was a familiarisation exercise.  He is buried in Edmonton Cemetery, Middlesex

02-Apr

KNIGHT, REGINALD LESLIE THOMAS  (1271238); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK655 'P' of No 1651 HCU, which crashed on the approach to Fiskerton following failure of all four engines.  The sortie was a familiarisation exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

02-Apr

OUTTERSON, GEORGE ALEXANDER  (154243); age 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK655 'P' of No 1651 HCU, which crashed on the approach to Fiskerton following failure of all four engines.  The sortie was a familiarisation exercise.  He is buried in Jedburgh (Castlewood) Cemetery

02-Apr

SHEPPARD, FRANCIS EDWARD DFC (124546); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK655 'P' of No 1651 HCU, which crashed on the approach to Fiskerton following failure of all four engines.  The sortie was a familiarisation exercise.  He is buried in Tottenham Cemetery

02-Apr

WALLS, BERTRAM JAMES  (159851); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK655 'P' of No 1651 HCU, which crashed on the approach to Fiskerton following failure of all four engines.  The sortie was a familiarisation exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

02-Apr

LAMBERT, MALCOLM KINSBURY  (1396634); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 221 Grp Comm Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

02-Apr

WATTS, REGINALD GORDON DFC (27178); age 25 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, X, LN159 of No 29 OTU, which crashed near Bruntingthorpe after hitting a tree during an air gunnery exercise.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

02-Apr

DEVER, WILLIAM KENNETH  (2210113); age 29 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, X, LN159 of No 29 OTU, which crashed near Bruntingthorpe after hitting a tree during an air gunnery exercise.  He is buried in Prescot (St Mary) Churchyard

02-Apr

GREVETT, CHARLES EDWARD  (1868476); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, X, LN159 of No 29 OTU, which crashed near Bruntingthorpe after hitting a tree during an air gunnery exercise.  He is buried in Lower Gravenhurst (St Mary) Churchyard

02-Apr

LANGFORD, NORMAN  (2216243); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, X, LN159 of No 29 OTU, which crashed near Bruntingthorpe after hitting a tree during an air gunnery exercise.  He is buried in Hindley Cemetery

02-Apr

MUSGRAVE, MAURICE  (1593362); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, X, LN159 of No 29 OTU, which crashed near Bruntingthorpe after hitting a tree during an air gunnery exercise.  He is buried in Scarborough (Woodlands) Cemetery

02-Apr

WIGHTMAN, JOHN  (2214447); age 43 RAFVR

AC1

He died from injuries in the RAF Hospital Cosford sustained on 25 Mar 1945 when Typhoon IB, MN236 of No 55 OTU, crashed into the crew room of a dispersal hut whilst making an attempted forced landing on the airfield at Aston Down.  He is buried in Blackpool (Carleton) Cemetery

02-Apr

FRANCIS, JOHN CECIL  (138492); age 27 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR448 of No 8 (C) OTU, which failed to return from an exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Apr

JACKSON, JOHN  (164797); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR448 of No 8 (C) OTU, which failed to return from an exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Apr

FORDHAM, SAMUEL BERNARD  (2248679); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 83 Grp at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

02-Apr

BUCK, HERBERT ARNOLD  (120985); age 31 RAFVR

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 Chipping Norton.  He is buried in Stretford Cemetery

03-Apr

HUNTER, WILLIAM  (651127); age Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL361 'P' of No 37 Sqn, which exploded over the sea during a raid on marshalling yards at Novska.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

03-Apr

RILEY, GERRARD  (650259); age 25 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL361 'P' of No 37 Sqn, which exploded over the sea during a raid on marshalling yards at Novska.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

03-Apr

BRADBURN, HENRY KEITH  (2210368); age 39 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL361 'P' of No 37 Sqn, which exploded over the sea during a raid on marshalling yards at Novska.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

03-Apr

HARRIS, JOHN  (175522); age 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL361 'P' of No 37 Sqn, which exploded over the sea during a raid on marshalling yards at Novska.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

03-Apr

HOGBEN, RONALD GEORGE  (1391913); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL361 'P' of No 37 Sqn, which exploded over the sea during a raid on marshalling yards at Novska.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

03-Apr

HORTON, DAVID WILLIAM  (1600215); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL361 'P' of No 37 Sqn, which exploded over the sea during a raid on marshalling yards at Novska.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

03-Apr

JARRATT, CHARLES RAYMOND  (1165202); age 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL361 'P' of No 37 Sqn, which exploded over the sea during a raid on marshalling yards at Novska.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

03-Apr

KNIGHT, GEOFFREY BENJAMIN  (190953); age 27 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL361 'P' of No 37 Sqn, which exploded over the sea during a raid on marshalling yards at Novska.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

03-Apr

HORSEY, HARRY ALFRED  (186751); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was flying in Tempest V, SN139 'N' of No 80 Sqn, which was last seen near Friesoy the previous day.  He was captured but was shot by his captors.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

03-Apr

WALKER, COLIN  (553859); age 22 RAF

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FB288 of No 112 Sqn, which was abandoned near Graz following an engine failure but he did not survive.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery

03-Apr

DAWES, JACK EVELYN  (148397); age 26 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XX, KB185 XD-R of No 139 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

NICHOLLS, GEOFFREY AMOS  (115343); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XX, KB185 XD-R of No 139 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

HIGGINS, FREDERICK LAWRENCE  (328394V); age 20 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, RB487 of No 174 Sqn, which crashed near Rheine whilst flying in bad weather.  He is buried in Enschede Eastern General Cemetery

03-Apr

BUCKLEY, CLIFFORD  (1074513); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, PK227 of No 190 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during Operation Stirrup 18 to Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

CARPENTER, SYDNEY  (151863); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, PK227 of No 190 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during Operation Stirrup 18 to Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

CHAPMAN, RUSSELL ERNEST  (1191069); age 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, PK227 of No 190 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during Operation Stirrup 18 to Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

FISKEN, ALAN  (154607); age 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, PK227 of No 190 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during Operation Stirrup 18 to Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

HOSKYNS, Sir CHANDOS WREN  (152074); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, PK227 of No 190 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during Operation Stirrup 18 to Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

VINEY, PETER JOHN RUPERT  (169657); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, PK227 of No 190 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during Operation Stirrup 18 to Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

CARROLL, NEVILLE  (27513); age 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK193 of No 196 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Cromer en-route to drop containers over Europe.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

03-Apr

BENNETT, ARTHUR O.  (1677898); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK193 of No 196 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Cromer en-route to drop containers over Europe.  He is buried in Hinckley (Barwell) Cemetery

03-Apr

GRAIN, JACK  (1310833); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK193 of No 196 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Cromer en-route to drop containers over Europe.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

03-Apr

HUGHES, GILBERT  (1577301); age 33 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK193 of No 196 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Cromer en-route to drop containers over Europe.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

03-Apr

MARSHALL, REGINALD ERNEST  (1448835); age 39 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK193 of No 196 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Cromer en-route to drop containers over Europe.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

03-Apr

PHILO, STANLEY JAMES VERSE  (1319259); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK193 of No 196 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Cromer en-route to drop containers over Europe.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

03-Apr

HARRISON, RONALD FREDERICK  (1356405); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX257 of No 210 Sqn, which was lost on an anti-submarine patrol near the Faeroe Islands. 8 others killed.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

JEYNES, KENNETH  (1578310); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX257 of No 210 Sqn, which was lost on an anti-submarine patrol near the Faeroe Islands. 8 others killed.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

PATTERSON, ALFRED WILLIAM  (1063228); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX257 of No 210 Sqn, which was lost on an anti-submarine patrol near the Faeroe Islands. 8 others killed.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

PAYNE, ALBERT GEORGE WALTER  (1385974); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX257 of No 210 Sqn, which was lost on an anti-submarine patrol near the Faeroe Islands. 8 others killed.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

PERRETT, SYDNEY GEORGE  (1836341); age 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX257 of No 210 Sqn, which was lost on an anti-submarine patrol near the Faeroe Islands. 8 others killed.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

UHER, JACK  (1395004); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX257 of No 210 Sqn, which was lost on an anti-submarine patrol near the Faeroe Islands. 8 others killed.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

WRAIGHT, NORMAN WILLIAM  (66566); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX257 of No 210 Sqn, which was lost on an anti-submarine patrol near the Faeroe Islands. 8 others killed.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

McILRATH, JAMES  (J/93994); age 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX257 of No 210 Sqn, which was lost on an anti-submarine patrol near the Faeroe Islands. 8 others killed.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

ROTH, KENNETH LORNE  (R/191716); age 21 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX257 of No 210 Sqn, which was lost on an anti-submarine patrol near the Faeroe Islands. 8 others killed.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

GOLDING, RICHARD HENRY  (422510); age 27 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA354 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from an air test.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

03-Apr

TATE, KEITH  (60355); age 21 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA354 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from an air test.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

03-Apr

SMITH, GEORGE WILLIAM  (1235135); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA354 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from an air test.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

03-Apr

ETTINGER, EVERETT EMBERT  (J/21148); age 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, JG322 of No 273 Sqn, which was blown up by a mine during a strafing attack near Tanngup in Burma.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Apr

DERRETT, DENIS SYDNEY BERTRAM  (1875333); age 28 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA660 'X' of No 298 Sqn, which was damaged by flak and/or fighters over Lista and crashed at Kalleberg near Farsund during a SOE operation to Norway.  He is buried in Vanse Churchyard

03-Apr

JOHNSON, GEOFFREY BRASNETT  (1589124); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA660 'X' of No 298 Sqn, which was damaged by flak and/or fighters over Lista and crashed at Kalleberg near Farsund during a SOE operation to Norway.  He is buried in Vanse Churchyard

03-Apr

LAW-WRIGHT, HUBERT DSO, DFC (79741); age 34 RAFVR

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA660 'X' of No 298 Sqn, which was damaged by flak and/or fighters over Lista and crashed at Kalleberg near Farsund during a SOE operation to Norway.  He is buried in Vanse Churchyard

03-Apr

RAE, JOHN CRANSTON BOYD  (156451); age 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA660 'X' of No 298 Sqn, which was damaged by flak and/or fighters over Lista and crashed at Kalleberg near Farsund during a SOE operation to Norway.  He is buried in Vanse Churchyard

03-Apr

STONHAM, TERENCE MCKEOWN  (1323678); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA660 'X' of No 298 Sqn, which was damaged by flak and/or fighters over Lista and crashed at Kalleberg near Farsund during a SOE operation to Norway.  He is buried in Vanse Churchyard

03-Apr

CARLISLE, ELDEN FLEETWOOD  (J/94462); age 27 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA660 'X' of No 298 Sqn, which was damaged by flak and/or fighters over Lista and crashed at Kalleberg near Farsund during a SOE operation to Norway.  He is buried in Vanse Churchyard

03-Apr

McBEATH, THOMAS ALBERT  (J/94509); age Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was flying in Stirling IV, LJ942 of No 299 Sqn, which ditched in Roskilde Fjord in Denmark during a supply dropping sortie, he drowned.  He is buried in Kirke Vaerlose Churchyard

03-Apr

BOLSTAD, K D H (); age Recce

Maj

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, PT834 'T' of No 332 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce to Emden.  

03-Apr

STORASS, B (); age 

2 Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, PT956 'R' of No 332 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce to Emden.  

03-Apr

SCOTT, THOMAS DELMER  (J/95497); age 29 RCAF

Plt Off

He was flying in Halifax VII, NP689 QO-M of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down on 16 Mar 1945 during a raid to Hagen.  He was captured the following day and placed in Hagen jail but on 2 April he was handed over to the Wehrmacht who in turn handed him over to the Gestapo.  He was then placed with ten Hungarian deserters and was executed along with them the following day.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

FURLONG, WALTER THOMAS DOMINIC  (423785); age 24 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, RD421 of No 455 Sqn, which ditched in the sea following an engine failure during an aborted mission to the Egersund area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

WILLIAMS, ALBERT EDWARD  (432323); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, RD421 of No 455 Sqn, which ditched in the sea following an engine failure during an aborted mission to the Egersund area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

LUKEY, JOHN ANTHONY  (J/9148); age 25 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ771 of No 613 Sqn, which was lost in the Hannover area during an attack on lines of communication.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

03-Apr

BENNETT, ARTHUR  (1893800); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG237 CF-S of No 625 Sqn, which came down near Visbedden during a raid on military barracks at Nordhausen.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

03-Apr

COLLIER, THOMAS PHILLIPS  (1551018); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG237 CF-S of No 625 Sqn, which came down near Visbedden during a raid on military barracks at Nordhausen.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

03-Apr

EWINGTON, EDWARD GEORGE  (1883514); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG237 CF-S of No 625 Sqn, which came down near Visbedden during a raid on military barracks at Nordhausen.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

03-Apr

McINTOSH, JAMES KERR MURDOCH  (3020834); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG237 CF-S of No 625 Sqn, which came down near Visbedden during a raid on military barracks at Nordhausen.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

03-Apr

MORRISON, DONALD  (1569430); age 33 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG237 CF-S of No 625 Sqn, which came down near Visbedden during a raid on military barracks at Nordhausen.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

03-Apr

SHELDON, GEORGE JOSHUA  (1491267); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG237 CF-S of No 625 Sqn, which came down near Visbedden during a raid on military barracks at Nordhausen.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

03-Apr

VALENTINE, GEORGE BAIRD  (1555433); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG237 CF-S of No 625 Sqn, which came down near Visbedden during a raid on military barracks at Nordhausen.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

03-Apr

HALLOWELL, JOSEPH GORDON  (154684); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA190 UM-G2 of No 626 Sqn, which probably came down of the Dutch coast during a raid on military barracks at Nordhausen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

KEEBLE, GORDON WALTER EDMUND  (1874510); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA190 UM-G2 of No 626 Sqn, which probably came down of the Dutch coast during a raid on military barracks at Nordhausen.  He is buried in Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery

03-Apr

SCOTT, ALASTAIR WINGATE  (1567699); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA190 UM-G2 of No 626 Sqn, which probably came down of the Dutch coast during a raid on military barracks at Nordhausen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

COCKERHAM, LESTER  (R/221212); age 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA190 UM-G2 of No 626 Sqn, which probably came down of the Dutch coast during a raid on military barracks at Nordhausen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

COOKE, JOHN LEO  (R/271065); age 19 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA190 UM-G2 of No 626 Sqn, which probably came down of the Dutch coast during a raid on military barracks at Nordhausen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

O'ROURKE, EDWARD JOHN  (R/120092); age 30 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA190 UM-G2 of No 626 Sqn, which probably came down of the Dutch coast during a raid on military barracks at Nordhausen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

DRIVER, LESLIE KEITH  (28784); age 22 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA190 UM-G2 of No 626 Sqn, which probably came down of the Dutch coast during a raid on military barracks at Nordhausen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

WARREN, ALBERT PHILIP  (1721875); age 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2814 Sqn RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Maidstone.  He is buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery

03-Apr

GLOVER, JOHN BERTRAM  (643685); age 26 RAF

LAC

He had been serving with No 153 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

03-Apr

WARE, JOHN  (940527); age 24 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 153 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

03-Apr

BENTLEY, LLOYD SINCLAIR  (R/213088); age 34 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Canso A, 11066 of No 162 RCAF, which was lost without a trace on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

GREER, WILLIAM LEONARD  (R/176606); age 23 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Canso A, 11066 of No 162 RCAF, which was lost without a trace on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

HART, JOHN WILLIAM  (J/28106); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Canso A, 11066 of No 162 RCAF, which was lost without a trace on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

JACKSON, WILLIAM CALDER  (J/26022); age 29 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Canso A, 11066 of No 162 RCAF, which was lost without a trace on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

MACNEIL, RALPH GORDON  (R/65104); age 32 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Canso A, 11066 of No 162 RCAF, which was lost without a trace on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

MARTIN, LESLIE CHARLES  (J/35346); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Canso A, 11066 of No 162 RCAF, which was lost without a trace on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

McCONNELL, JOHN ROBERT  (R/141994); age 22 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Canso A, 11066 of No 162 RCAF, which was lost without a trace on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

SOLMUNDSON, OSCAR GEORGE  (J/27529); age 31 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Canso A, 11066 of No 162 RCAF, which was lost without a trace on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

THOMSON, ALEXANDER GEORGE  (J/14493); age 33 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Canso A, 11066 of No 162 RCAF, which was lost without a trace on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

THOMPSON, SYDNEY JOHN  (646649); age 23 RAF

Cpl

He was serving with No 322 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

03-Apr

HANNAH, WILLIAM McREDIE  (352525); age 42 RAF

Sgt

He was serving at No 4 PTS at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

03-Apr

PENN, WILLIAM BROUGHTON  (78595V); age 21 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hellcat II, JX769 of No 5 FU, which was lost on this date.  He is buried in Habbaniya War Cemetery

03-Apr

FARRIER, HERBERT JAMES  (1897620); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN900 of No 76 OTU, which crashed on a cross country navigation exercise near Tobruk.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

03-Apr

FOLWELL, DENIS HERBERT  (3000975); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN900 of No 76 OTU, which crashed on a cross country navigation exercise near Tobruk.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

03-Apr

HITCHENS, IVOR JAMES  (1862823); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN900 of No 76 OTU, which crashed on a cross country navigation exercise near Tobruk.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

03-Apr

STRANKS, SIDNEY GEORGE  (1629407); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN900 of No 76 OTU, which crashed on a cross country navigation exercise near Tobruk.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

03-Apr

TURLEY, STANLEY OLIVER  (1608731); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN900 of No 76 OTU, which crashed on a cross country navigation exercise near Tobruk.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

03-Apr

TURNER, EDWARD GWYNFRYN  (1410494); age 21 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN900 of No 76 OTU, which crashed on a cross country navigation exercise near Tobruk.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

03-Apr

WALLWORK, WILLIAM  (1594009); age 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN900 of No 76 OTU, which crashed on a cross country navigation exercise near Tobruk.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

03-Apr

WILSON, WILLIAM JAMES  (1796543); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN900 of No 76 OTU, which crashed on a cross country navigation exercise near Tobruk.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

03-Apr

FRASER, ALEXANDER DONALD DFC (J/90500); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN900 of No 76 OTU, which crashed on a cross country navigation exercise near Tobruk.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

03-Apr

JEWELL, WALTER JOHN  (1253333); age 33 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving at RAF Kallang 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

03-Apr

TURNBULL, ERIC DARYL  (943084); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving at RAF Kuantan 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

03-Apr

FREEMAN, PHILIP ROY CLIFFORD (PHIL)  (565537); age 29 RAF

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Kuantan at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

03-Apr

BOWER, BERTRAM  (1061569); age 33 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with Med/ME Comm Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

03-Apr

REDMAN, DOUGLAS GEORGE  (610728); age 24 RAF

Cpl

He was serving with Med/ME Comm Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

03-Apr

FARRINGTON, WILLIAM  (1305966); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with Med/ME Comm Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

03-Apr

HAWKEY, THOMAS MICHAEL  (150448); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with Med/ME Comm Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

03-Apr

McDEAN, VERNON ARTHUR  (162153); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with Med/ME Comm Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

03-Apr

HARRISON, HAROLD  (519284); age 31 RAF

Cpl

He had been serving at RAF Sungei Patani 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

03-Apr

TONKS, ROBERT WILLIAM  (981906); age 27 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 Durham.  He is buried in Lanchester Cemetery

03-Apr

JONES, GEORGE ALLAN  (1883916); age 35 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Fylde.  He is buried in Llanfair Chapel (St Mary) Churchyard

03-Apr

COUSINS, WILLIAM GEORGE MM (89662); age 52 RAFVR

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 Hertford.  He is buried in Nazeing (All Saints) Churchyard

03-Apr

GILL, KENNETH THOMAS  (1333747); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He died from injuries sustained on 30 Mar 1945 whilst flying Mustang III, SR424 of No 61 OTU, which caught fire shortly after take off resulting in him abandoning the aircraft, but in the process he broke both his legs.  He is buried in Maldon Cemetery.

03-Apr

STAGG, STUART HARRY CAMPBELL  (1239912); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Wellington, X, LN159 of No 29 OTU, which crashed near Bruntingthorpe after hitting a tree during an air gunnery exercise.  He is buried in Sittingborne Cemetery.

03-Apr

LIVINGSTONE, DONALD  (998972); age 30 RAFVR

AC1

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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Glasgow (Craigton) Cemetery

03-Apr

COX, ROSEMARY ELIZABETH  (2145916); age 20 WAAF

LACW

She was serving with No 71 Base and died in Purdysburn Hospital, Belfast, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  She is buried in Dundalk (St Patrick's) Cemetery.

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