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Casualties - 4 - 5 April 1945


04-Apr

HOOK, EDWIN FRANK  (154910); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was flying in Lancaster I, NG327 EA-K of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down near Mehr on 22 Feb 1945.  Captured he was killed in an Allied bombing raid on Feucht.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Apr

FISCHER, ARTHUR BENJAMIN  (429454); age 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME308 EA-F of No 49 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against military barracks at Nordhausen.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

04-Apr

MOORE, TREVOR BRYN  (1836726); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME308 EA-F of No 49 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against military barracks at Nordhausen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

PARBERY, DONALD GEORGE  (1579368); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME308 EA-F of No 49 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against military barracks at Nordhausen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

SIMMONDS, GEORGE HERBERT  (1584983); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME308 EA-F of No 49 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against military barracks at Nordhausen.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

04-Apr

SINCLAIR, FRANCIS FREDERICK  (1802884); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME308 EA-F of No 49 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against military barracks at Nordhausen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

SPROSTON, HUGH RAYMOND  (1803345); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME308 EA-F of No 49 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against military barracks at Nordhausen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

WRIGHT, FRANK  (1897971); age 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME308 EA-F of No 49 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against military barracks at Nordhausen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

HALES, ROBERT RICHARD  (1292224); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was serving with No 56 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

04-Apr

HALES, FRANK JOSEPH  (175205); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL355 'T' of No 70 Sqn, which collided with KK302 of No 34 Sqn SAAF in the circuit at Celone on its return from a raid on the marshalling yards at Brescia.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

04-Apr

GLEAVE, KENNETH GEORGE  (187249); age 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL355 'T' of No 70 Sqn, which collided with KK302 of No 34 Sqn SAAF in the circuit at Celone on its return from a raid on the marshalling yards at Brescia.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

04-Apr

KNIGHTS, PETER  (1600425); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL355 'T' of No 70 Sqn, which collided with KK302 of No 34 Sqn SAAF in the circuit at Celone on its return from a raid on the marshalling yards at Brescia.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

04-Apr

ROBERTS, DAVID HERBERT  (2220794); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL355 'T' of No 70 Sqn, which collided with KK302 of No 34 Sqn SAAF in the circuit at Celone on its return from a raid on the marshalling yards at Brescia.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

04-Apr

SHARP, RONALD FREDERICK CHARLES  (195865); age 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL355 'T' of No 70 Sqn, which collided with KK302 of No 34 Sqn SAAF in the circuit at Celone on its return from a raid on the marshalling yards at Brescia.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

04-Apr

SHAW, AUBREY MATTHEW  (184158); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL355 'T' of No 70 Sqn, which collided with KK302 of No 34 Sqn SAAF in the circuit at Celone on its return from a raid on the marshalling yards at Brescia.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

04-Apr

SIMMS, HENRY  (1502728); age 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL355 'T' of No 70 Sqn, which collided with KK302 of No 34 Sqn SAAF in the circuit at Celone on its return from a raid on the marshalling yards at Brescia.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

04-Apr

WOOD, JAMES DERRICK  (1237045); age 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL355 'T' of No 70 Sqn, which collided with KK302 of No 34 Sqn SAAF in the circuit at Celone on its return from a raid on the marshalling yards at Brescia.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

04-Apr

McLEOD, BRUCE MAXWELL EDWARD  (428577); age 21 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ460 EY-R of No 78 Sqn, which exploded in the air during a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

04-Apr

COX, RONALD EDWIN  (49800); age 24 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ460 EY-R of No 78 Sqn, which exploded in the air during a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

04-Apr

PATTISON, MARTIN HENRY  (54309); age 25 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ460 EY-R of No 78 Sqn, which exploded in the air during a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

04-Apr

BURNS, JAMES GERALD  (191136); age 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ460 EY-R of No 78 Sqn, which exploded in the air during a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

04-Apr

JOHNSTON, JOHN SWANSON  (196324); age 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ460 EY-R of No 78 Sqn, which exploded in the air during a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

04-Apr

LEWSLEY, ALFRED JAMES  (154353); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ460 EY-R of No 78 Sqn, which exploded in the air during a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

04-Apr

TAYLOR, ALBERT KENNETH  (154090); age 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ460 EY-R of No 78 Sqn, which exploded in the air during a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

04-Apr

HOWE, ALFRED WILLIAM  (429244); age 33 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KK345 'R' of No 104 Sqn, which exploded in the air and fell into the sea off the Yugoslav coast during a raid on marshalling yards at Novska.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

04-Apr

ACKROYD, THOMAS CAMPBELL  (1578880); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KK345 'R' of No 104 Sqn, which exploded in the air and fell into the sea off the Yugoslav coast during a raid on marshalling yards at Novska.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

04-Apr

AYRES, FRANK OWEN GEORGE  (1897726); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KK345 'R' of No 104 Sqn, which exploded in the air and fell into the sea off the Yugoslav coast during a raid on marshalling yards at Novska.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

04-Apr

CROLEY, ARTHUR JOHN  (1671274); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KK345 'R' of No 104 Sqn, which exploded in the air and fell into the sea off the Yugoslav coast during a raid on marshalling yards at Novska.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

04-Apr

EDMONDSON, RONALD  (1567150); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KK345 'R' of No 104 Sqn, which exploded in the air and fell into the sea off the Yugoslav coast during a raid on marshalling yards at Novska.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

04-Apr

HOLLICK, JOHN DOUGLAS  (1392798); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KK345 'R' of No 104 Sqn, which exploded in the air and fell into the sea off the Yugoslav coast during a raid on marshalling yards at Novska.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

04-Apr

LEWIS, ALBERT  (2217372); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KK345 'R' of No 104 Sqn, which exploded in the air and fell into the sea off the Yugoslav coast during a raid on marshalling yards at Novska.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

04-Apr

ENDERBY , PATRICK  (126587); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, MM134 of No 105 Sqn, which crashed near Bourn shortly after taking off on an air test following an engine failure.  He is buried in Horncastle Cemetery

04-Apr

SHEAVILLS, ERNEST  (651465); age 24 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK555 KO-E of No 115 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, RA533 of No 186 Sqn near Greifenthal during a raid against oil facilities at Leuna.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

04-Apr

ADAMS, ALBERT EDWARD  (149989); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK555 KO-E of No 115 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, RA533 of No 186 Sqn near Greifenthal during a raid against oil facilities at Leuna.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

04-Apr

BUCKLEY, JOHN THOMAS  (1690398); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK555 KO-E of No 115 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, RA533 of No 186 Sqn near Greifenthal during a raid against oil facilities at Leuna.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

04-Apr

CARR, WILFRID GORDON  (1683518); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK555 KO-E of No 115 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, RA533 of No 186 Sqn near Greifenthal during a raid against oil facilities at Leuna.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

04-Apr

MARCHANT, CHARLES EDWARD  (1604373); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK555 KO-E of No 115 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, RA533 of No 186 Sqn near Greifenthal during a raid against oil facilities at Leuna.  He is buried in Nederweert War Cemetery

04-Apr

O'HALLORAN, THOMAS ANTHONY  (183181); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK555 KO-E of No 115 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, RA533 of No 186 Sqn near Greifenthal during a raid against oil facilities at Leuna.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

04-Apr

LUXTON, ERIC LAURENCE  (J/94582); age 33 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK555 KO-E of No 115 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, RA533 of No 186 Sqn near Greifenthal during a raid against oil facilities at Leuna.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

04-Apr

SAVILLE, GORDON REGINALD  (428798); age 24 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, MM134 of No 115 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, RA533 of No 186 Sqn near Greifenthal during a raid against oil facilities at Leuna.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

04-Apr

DOW, THOMAS ROY ASQUITH  (41266); age Unknown RAFO

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XX, KB349 XD-F of No 139 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

04-Apr

ENDERSBY , JACK STUART  (116884); age 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XX, KB349 XD-F of No 139 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

04-Apr

JUDGE, THOMAS HENRY  (1102501); age 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 145 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Cirencester.  He is buried in Adwick-le-Street Cemetery

04-Apr

DICKSON, ANDREW STANLEY  (425834); age 21 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA544 P4-U of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

HIGGINS, WILLIAM  (1497198); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA544 P4-U of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

MADDEN, CHARLES  (1365066); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA544 P4-U of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

NEAL, ROY  (1358579); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA544 P4-U of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

POWLEY, FRANCIS SIDNEY  (39601); age 29 RAFVR

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA544 P4-U of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

SADLER, CHARLES FRANK  (1869776); age 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA544 P4-U of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

SIMS, LESLIE GEORGE  (1394295); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA544 P4-U of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

MUTTOCK, ALEC GEORGE THOMAS  (1392424); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN773 'C' of No 175 Sqn, which he abandoned near Varenrode after being hit by flak but he did not survive.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

04-Apr

JONES, JOHN OWEN  (1622055); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MM990 of No 181 Sqn, which came down near Ibbenburn during an armed recce.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

04-Apr

HAYMAN, WILLIAM PETER  (1584209); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 185 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

04-Apr

BACON, SYDNEY RAYMOND  (423037); age 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA533 AP-P of No 186 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, HK555 of No 115 Sqn near Greifenthal during a raid against oil facilities at Leuna.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

04-Apr

BECK, JAMES ARTHUR GORDON  (408434); age 24 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA533 AP-P of No 186 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, HK555 of No 115 Sqn near Greifenthal during a raid against oil facilities at Leuna.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

04-Apr

BAKER, ALBERT RICHARD  (2210627); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA533 AP-P of No 186 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, HK555 of No 115 Sqn near Greifenthal during a raid against oil facilities at Leuna.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

04-Apr

BALLINGER, GEORGE  (1592037); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA533 AP-P of No 186 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, HK555 of No 115 Sqn near Greifenthal during a raid against oil facilities at Leuna.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

04-Apr

EVANS, WILLIAM GEORGE  (196117); age 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA533 AP-P of No 186 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, HK555 of No 115 Sqn near Greifenthal during a raid against oil facilities at Leuna.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

04-Apr

McNIVEN, PETER  (1826326); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA533 AP-P of No 186 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, HK555 of No 115 Sqn near Greifenthal during a raid against oil facilities at Leuna.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

04-Apr

DICKIE, ROBERT  (523695); age 29 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 201 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 Paisley (Hawkhead) Cemetery

04-Apr

DONALD, WILLIAM  (153796); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, NV698 of No 222 Sqn, which was probably shot down by fighters near Diepholz.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

04-Apr

HALL, GEORGE VERNON  (1324294); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk IV, FX812 of No 250 Sqn, which exploded whilst attacking a bridge at San Georgio.  He is buried in Udine War Cemetery

04-Apr

HALLIWELL, PETER ASHFORTH  (163147); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, NV660 of No 274 Sqn, which crashed whilst carrying out a ground attack near Bremen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

04-Apr

NICOLOUPOULOS, GEORGE (); age 

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, ER194 of No 336 Sqn, which ditched near Hassani during an ASR patrol.  

04-Apr

KINSELLA, WILLIAM JAMES  (J/95521); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MP181 'F' of No 438 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 near Diepholz.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

04-Apr

McALPINE, EARL JAMES  (J/5788); age 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, RB217 'J' of No 438 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 near Diepholz.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

04-Apr

FULLER, MARTIN VICTOR  (1802396); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME301 BQ-K of No 550 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

04-Apr

GILL, ALBERT TOWNEND  (1114239); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME301 BQ-K of No 550 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

04-Apr

GUNN, DONALD  (3020994); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME301 BQ-K of No 550 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

04-Apr

HAGYARD, ERIC HOLBERRY  (1624201); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME301 BQ-K of No 550 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

04-Apr

HARTLEY, HORACE  (1596168); age 36 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME301 BQ-K of No 550 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

04-Apr

HAYES, MICHAEL DERMOT  (185432); age 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME301 BQ-K of No 550 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

04-Apr

SMITH, RONALD SEDGELEY  (3001167); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME301 BQ-K of No 550 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

04-Apr

CAWTHORNE, PHILIP EDWARD  (417049); age 23 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB949 F2-T of No 635 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Rhenania oil plant at Harburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

04-Apr

REID, THOMAS  (429266); age 21 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB949 F2-T of No 635 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Rhenania oil plant at Harburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

04-Apr

MOORE, RONALD VICTOR  (1587862); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB949 F2-T of No 635 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Rhenania oil plant at Harburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

04-Apr

KINNEY, IRVINE JAMES  (R/250856); age 18 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB949 F2-T of No 635 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Rhenania oil plant at Harburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

04-Apr

EDGELLER, PETER FREDERICK  (3007916); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 121 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

04-Apr

BEALE, ERNEST PETER  (910546); age 26 RAFVR

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 in Borneo.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

04-Apr

McLOUGHLIN, FRANCIS ERNEST  (196807); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KK302 'H' of No 34 Sqn SAAF, which collided with KL355 of No 37 Sqn in the circuit at Celone on its return from a raid on the marshalling yards at Brescia.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

04-Apr

FEATONBY, HORACE GARTH  (128984); age 32 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Oxford I, L4601  of No 17 SFTS, which flew into high ground at Shotlington, Cheshire in bad weather.  He is buried in Redcar Cemetery.

04-Apr

FISHWICK, GEORGE  (1512868); age 39 RAFVR

AC1

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Oxford I, L4601  of No 17 SFTS, which flew into high ground at Shotlington, Cheshire in bad weather.  He is buried in Salford (Weaste) Cemetery.

04-Apr

ROSCOE, FRED  (1018427); age 31 RAFVR

LAC

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Oxford I, L4601  of No 17 SFTS, which flew into high ground at Shotlington, Cheshire in bad weather.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery.

04-Apr

PRITCHARD, DENNIS GORDON  (1604063); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 5 RFU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Salerno War Cemetery

04-Apr

HOWELL, ERIC  (1405048); age 35 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving with No 5456 CA MSU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

04-Apr

SMITH, WILLIAM HERBERT  (R/251009); age 20 RCAF

LAC

He was serving with No 63 Base when he died in the RAF Hospital at Northallerton from natural causes.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

04-Apr

WINSER, BENJAMIN CURTIS  (575706); age 22 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, LT238 of No 7 (O) AFU, which crashed near Bala in Merionethshire after losing a wing following loss of control in cloud.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

04-Apr

BAYLOR, RICHARD KENNETH  (1036710); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, LT238 of No 7 (O) AFU, which crashed near Bala in Merionethshire after losing a wing following loss of control in cloud.  He is buried in Castlehyde Church of Ireland Churchyard

04-Apr

TAYLOR, JOHN ALBERT  (166533); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, LT238 of No 7 (O) AFU, which crashed near Bala in Merionethshire after losing a wing following loss of control in cloud.  He is buried in Brechin Cemetery

04-Apr

USHER, KENNETH FREDERICK LESLIE  (166731); age 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, LT238 of No 7 (O) AFU, which crashed near Bala in Merionethshire after losing a wing following loss of control in cloud.  He is buried in West Bromwich (All Saints) Churchyard Extensions

04-Apr

BESSANT, JOHN WILLIAM  (355412); age 45 RAF

WO

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

04-Apr

LESLIE, SEFTON LINFORD  (724676); age 26 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving at RAF Kingston at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kingston (Up Park Camp) Military Cemetery

04-Apr

HOPKINS, GEORGE REGINALD  (904475); age 28 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 Dartford.  He is buried in Deptford (Grove Park) Cemetery

05-Apr

EVANS, HAROLD THOMAS  (419168); age 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG229 MG-S of No 7 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Rhenania oil plant at Harburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

05-Apr

HALKYARD, RALPH CALLISTER  (409694); age 24 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG229 MG-S of No 7 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Rhenania oil plant at Harburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

05-Apr

ELLIS, HERBERT WILLIAM  (1395466); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG229 MG-S of No 7 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Rhenania oil plant at Harburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

05-Apr

HARALAMBIDES, S C  (187235); age 33 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG229 MG-S of No 7 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Rhenania oil plant at Harburg.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Apr

MINNS, HENRY  (1893981); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG229 MG-S of No 7 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Rhenania oil plant at Harburg.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Apr

WADHAM, BARRY SIMPSON HERRIDGE  (179945); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG229 MG-S of No 7 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Rhenania oil plant at Harburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

05-Apr

COYNE, EDWARD KENNETH  (J/94267); age 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG229 MG-S of No 7 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Rhenania oil plant at Harburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

05-Apr

ARTUS, EDWARD  (174779); age 27 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 8 Sqn RIAF, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

05-Apr

BIDDLECOMBE, CHARLES WILLIAM GEORGE  (172044); age 35 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF182 PH-P of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Braunsbedra during a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Apr

BROOKS, CYRIL  (1591223); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF182 PH-P of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Braunsbedra during a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Apr

WOOD, GEORGE THOMAS  (146077); age 32 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF182 PH-P of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Braunsbedra during a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Apr

WOODCHERRY, JOHN FREDERICK  (1323440); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF182 PH-P of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Braunsbedra during a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Apr

KROEKER, WALTER  (J/24167); age 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF182 PH-P of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Braunsbedra during a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Apr

MODELAND, CLARENCE EDWARD  (J/25071); age 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF182 PH-P of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Braunsbedra during a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Apr

SMITH, WILLIAM DALTON  (J/22913); age 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF182 PH-P of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Braunsbedra during a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Apr

BUTLER, JAMES  (136573); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, KM137 of No 19 Sqn, which was shot down by ground fire whilst escorting the Banff Strike Wing over the Kattegat.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

HODGE, CHARLES JOHN  (437854); age 26 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM177 PM-Z of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

HOLE, LINCOLN  (414031); age 27 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM177 PM-Z of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

JEFFREY, SIDNEY ALEXANDER  (430123); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM177 PM-Z of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

PEARCE, STANLEY DAVID  (432969); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM177 PM-Z of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

SHANNON, EVAN FREDERICK  (435489); age 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM177 PM-Z of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

VALLENTINE, VIVIAN LAWRENCE  (437300); age 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM177 PM-Z of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

KELLY, EDMUND  (1583495); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM177 PM-Z of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

MORGAN, JOHN REGINALD DALTON  (148475); age 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXV, KB481 4H-P of No 142 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

PUDSEY, KENNETH  (143665); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXV, KB481 4H-P of No 142 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

BLACKBURN, KENNETH WILLIAM GEORGE  (1315660); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, JM346 of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down off Haried Island, Norway by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

FURNANDIZ, GEOFFREY  (1684592); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, JM346 of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down off Haried Island, Norway by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

BLAKE, ARTHUR SAMUEL  (54690); age Unknown RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NX563 P4-R of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

BIRRELL, IAN ASHLEY  (1823774); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NX563 P4-R of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

COFFEY, JOHN BRACKEN  (1062192); age 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NX563 P4-R of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

GRIFFITH, EDWARD OWEN  (159139); age 35 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NX563 P4-R of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

THOMSON, GEORGE EDWARD  (1825993); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NX563 P4-R of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

TURNER, LEONARD CARLISLE  (160755); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NX563 P4-R of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

WINDER, ARTHUR JOSEPH  (64893); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NX563 P4-R of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

BARLOW, DENNIS JOHN BLACKIE  (1193636); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM289 AS-Y of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Barnetby le Wold in Lincolnshire on its return from a raid against the Wintershall synthetic oil plant at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Headley (All Saints) Churchyard

05-Apr

BUTCHER, KENNETH HARDY  (1605645); age 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM289 AS-Y of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Barnetby le Wold in Lincolnshire on its return from a raid against the Wintershall synthetic oil plant at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

05-Apr

LAIDLAW, ADRIAN GORDON STEWART  (1588408); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM289 AS-Y of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Barnetby le Wold in Lincolnshire on its return from a raid against the Wintershall synthetic oil plant at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

05-Apr

NICHOLSON, ALWYN  (1990583); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM289 AS-Y of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Barnetby le Wold in Lincolnshire on its return from a raid against the Wintershall synthetic oil plant at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Acomb (St Stephen) Churchyard

05-Apr

BELL, RONALD JAMES MCCLEAN  (4215788); age 22 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM289 AS-Y of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Barnetby le Wold in Lincolnshire on its return from a raid against the Wintershall synthetic oil plant at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

05-Apr

DAY, JAMES  (190483); age 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND707 AS-E of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Wintershall synthetic oil plant at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Apr

DUNKLEY, ROBERT FREDERICK STANLEY  (1625326); age 33 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND707 AS-E of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Wintershall synthetic oil plant at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Apr

FITZPATRICK, PATRICK  (1901178); age 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND707 AS-E of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Wintershall synthetic oil plant at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Apr

McGUIRE, LAURENCE FELIX  (1670598); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND707 AS-E of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Wintershall synthetic oil plant at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Apr

PILLING, FRANK  (190896); age 19 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND707 AS-E of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Wintershall synthetic oil plant at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Apr

POON-TIP, ALLAN PERCY  (605619); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND707 AS-E of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Wintershall synthetic oil plant at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Apr

WHITELAW, JAMES DIXON  (1777435); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND707 AS-E of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Wintershall synthetic oil plant at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Apr

GALBRAITH, ROBERT FRANCIS  (J/11978); age 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, SW552 of No 181 Sqn, which was shot down near Furstenau by flak.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

05-Apr

BUCHAN, EDWARD PETER  (1568519); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mustang III, HB881 of No 213 Sqn, which crashed after hitting trees whilst attacking enemy MT.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

05-Apr

ARTHARS, LAURENCE EDWARD  (191775); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Mosquito VI, RF617 or RS619 of No 235 Sqn, which came down in the sea during an attack on a convoy in the Kattegat/crashed in the sea during an attack on a convoy in the Kattegat after hitting the mast of a ship.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

RICHARDSON, FRANCIS GRAHAM  (1547705); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Mosquito VI, RF617 or RS619 of No 235 Sqn, which came down in the sea during an attack on a convoy in the Kattegat/crashed in the sea during an attack on a convoy in the Kattegat after hitting the mast of a ship.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

RUTTER, DONALD HEMPHILL  (410262); age 23 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, SW526 of No 247 Sqn, which was shot down  by flak near Hopsten.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

05-Apr

MACDONALD, NEWTON  (412616); age 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM414 of No 276 Sqn, which crashed into the Channel after developing an engine problem whilst conducting an ASR patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

VEMIC, NIKOLA  (183996); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IV, KX414 of No 351 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

05-Apr

KENNEDY, JOHN BALLANTYNE  (J/20410); age 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito NF30, NT495 of No 406 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie  to Altenburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

TREWIN, THOMAS WILLIAM  (J/8643); age 26 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito NF30, NT495 of No 406 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie  to Altenburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

ARMSTRONG, CURWOOD NEVILLE  (J/95124); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF150 QB-W of No 424 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Widdeston Park in Buckinghamshire on its return from a raid against an oil refinery at Leuna.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

05-Apr

ASHDOWN, EDWARD THOMAS  (J/95123); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF150 QB-W of No 424 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Widdeston Park in Buckinghamshire on its return from a raid against an oil refinery at Leuna.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

05-Apr

HOWES, CHARLES KEITH  (R/170976); age 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF150 QB-W of No 424 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Widdeston Park in Buckinghamshire on its return from a raid against an oil refinery at Leuna.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

05-Apr

ROBINSON, STEWART JAMES OLSON  (J/95524); age 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF150 QB-W of No 424 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Widdeston Park in Buckinghamshire on its return from a raid against an oil refinery at Leuna.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

05-Apr

ROCHFORD, JOSEPH  (J/39294); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF150 QB-W of No 424 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Widdeston Park in Buckinghamshire on its return from a raid against an oil refinery at Leuna.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

05-Apr

THOMSON, STUART MCLEAN  (J/94843); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF150 QB-W of No 424 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Widdeston Park in Buckinghamshire on its return from a raid against an oil refinery at Leuna.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

05-Apr

WATSON, JOSEPH WILLIAM  (J/41735); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF150 QB-W of No 424 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Widdeston Park in Buckinghamshire on its return from a raid against an oil refinery at Leuna.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

05-Apr

BROWN, BRIAN WILLIAM  (410035); age 23 RAAF

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk IV, FX693 of No 450 Sqn, which crashed near Grado after catching fire during a dive bombing attack.  He is buried in Udine War Cemetery

05-Apr

HASSELL, GEOFFREY WILLIAM  (437417); age 20 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE207 'N' of No 455 Sqn, which collided with 'C' of the same unit whilst taking evasive action during an attack by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

LOONAM, EDWARD JAMES  (428725); age 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE207 'N' of No 455 Sqn, which collided with 'C' of the same unit whilst taking evasive action during an attack by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

BULL, RONALD ERIC  (432108); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NT920 'C' of No 455 Sqn, which collided with 'N' of the same unit whilst taking evasive action during an attack by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

MOORE, KEITH ANTHONY VAUGHTON  (411167); age 23 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NT920 'C' of No 455 Sqn, which collided with 'N' of the same unit whilst taking evasive action during an attack by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

BEATON, ALEXANDER COLLIE  (1063934); age 28 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, RV305 8K-A of No 571 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Apr

CLARKE, ALFRED BRUCE  (411565); age 24 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, RV305 8K-A of No 571 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

ALLEN, HAROLD JOHN  (2223139); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME671 UL-V2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Apr

VICKERY, JOHN PETER  (131532); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 595 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Sanderstead (All Saints) Churchyard Extension.

05-Apr

CLARKE, RONALD FREDERICK  (3031556); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD295 UM-B2 of No 626 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea during a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

05-Apr

DAVIES, GEORGE  (1898051); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD295 UM-B2 of No 626 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea during a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Pihen-les-Guines War Cemetery

05-Apr

EAMES, KENNETH HORACE  (141706); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD295 UM-B2 of No 626 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea during a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Lutzkendorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

FLETCHER, GEORGE HARRY  (1595397); age 33 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD295 UM-B2 of No 626 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea during a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery

05-Apr

MITCHAM, WILLIAM ABRUM  (195029); age 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD295 UM-B2 of No 626 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea during a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

05-Apr

YOUNG, WILLIAM  (154575); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD295 UM-B2 of No 626 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea during a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Lutzkendorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

REED, NORMAN GEORGE  (1582745); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB411 UM-Y2 of No 626 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Apr

STAGG, BERNARD ERIC STANLEY  (178375); age 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB411 UM-Y2 of No 626 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Apr

CHURMS, JAMES WILLIAM  (R/281050); age 19 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB411 UM-Y2 of No 626 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Apr

JOHNSON, DONALD HUGH  (J/42264); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB411 UM-Y2 of No 626 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Apr

REID, HAROLD WILLIAM  (J/41869); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB411 UM-Y2 of No 626 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Apr

SEMENIUK, WILLIAM  (J/42214); age 32 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB411 UM-Y2 of No 626 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Apr

SERGEANT, MATTHEW FREDERICK EASTON  (J/46101); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB411 UM-Y2 of No 626 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a synthetic oil plant at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

05-Apr

YORK, REGINALD  (702234); age 26 RAF

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

05-Apr

HOLBEN, REGINALD JAMES  (1135446); age 35 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

05-Apr

CHAPPLE, IVOR  (623055); age 26 RAF

Cpl

He had been serving with No 153 MU when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst force marched across Java.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

05-Apr

DONALD, JOHN NEAL  (434967); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA193 of No 1652 HCU, which crashed in the Moray Firth during a Bullseye sortie from Marston Moor to Scapa Flow.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

FAULKS, RAYMOND WESLEY  (439842); age 24 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA193 of No 1652 HCU, which crashed in the Moray Firth during a Bullseye sortie from Marston Moor to Scapa Flow.  He is buried in Wick Cemetery

05-Apr

FORD, CLARENCE FREDERICK  (432779); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA193 of No 1652 HCU, which crashed in the Moray Firth during a Bullseye sortie from Marston Moor to Scapa Flow.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

HUGHES, JOHN CHILDE  (433107); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA193 of No 1652 HCU, which crashed in the Moray Firth during a Bullseye sortie from Marston Moor to Scapa Flow.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

TANNER, NORMAN WILLIAM NEVILLE  (432034); age 27 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA193 of No 1652 HCU, which crashed in the Moray Firth during a Bullseye sortie from Marston Moor to Scapa Flow.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

CARD, ARTHUR  (1898171); age 33 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA193 of No 1652 HCU, which crashed in the Moray Firth during a Bullseye sortie from Marston Moor to Scapa Flow.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

COOKE, LEONARD ALEXANDER  (1813019); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA193 of No 1652 HCU, which crashed in the Moray Firth during a Bullseye sortie from Marston Moor to Scapa Flow.  He is buried in Romford Cemetery

05-Apr

SEMPLE, WILLIAM JAMES ROBERT  (1811719); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA193 of No 1652 HCU, which crashed in the Moray Firth during a Bullseye sortie from Marston Moor to Scapa Flow.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

BENNETT, WILFRED STUART  (432937); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND639 of No 1667 HCU, which crashed near Crowle in Lincolnshire during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Apr

CASTOR, ERNEST JOHN  (434240); age 25 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND639 of No 1667 HCU, which crashed near Crowle in Lincolnshire during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Apr

EVANS, THOMAS  (19183); age 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND639 of No 1667 HCU, which crashed near Crowle in Lincolnshire during a Bullseye sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

GRAYSON, JAMES EDWARD  (434588); age 25 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND639 of No 1667 HCU, which crashed near Crowle in Lincolnshire during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Apr

HAYES, DOUGLAS LIONEL  (429952); age 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND639 of No 1667 HCU, which crashed near Crowle in Lincolnshire during a Bullseye sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

KILSBY, MAXWELL BENTLEY  (437422); age 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND639 of No 1667 HCU, which crashed near Crowle in Lincolnshire during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Apr

CRAWHALL, STANLEY JOSEPH  (1684977); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND639 of No 1667 HCU, which crashed near Crowle in Lincolnshire during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (St Andrew's and Jesmond) Cemetery

05-Apr

DOWEN, ROBERT ERNEST  (1413058); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 20 SFTS and was possibly killed whilst flying in Harvard IIA, EX859 of CFS (SR), which crashed five miles east of Norton.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery.

05-Apr

LUCAS, NORMAN JOHN DFC (80398); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 20 SFTS and was possibly killed whilst flying in Harvard IIA, EX859 of CFS (SR), which crashed five miles east of Norton.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery.

05-Apr

BRUCE, ROBERT HENRY  (R/263269); age 25 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF644 of No 24 OTU, which was lost without a trace over the North Sea during a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

DICKIE, GORDON DOUGLAS  (J/94525); age 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF644 of No 24 OTU, which was lost without a trace over the North Sea during a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

HUNT, WESLEY MCDONALD  (J/44325); age Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF644 of No 24 OTU, which was lost without a trace over the North Sea during a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

MACDONALD, CHARLES CAMPBELL  (R/252286); age 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF644 of No 24 OTU, which was lost without a trace over the North Sea during a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

McCASKILL, RICHARD LLEWELLYN  (R/287915); age 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF644 of No 24 OTU, which was lost without a trace over the North Sea during a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

MITCHELL, EWING FRANCIS WILLYS  (J/44683); age 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF644 of No 24 OTU, which was lost without a trace over the North Sea during a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

HORNE, CHARLES WILLIAM BERTRAM  (1275851); age 41 RAFVR

AC2

He had been serving with No 307 AMES 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

05-Apr

CRONE, JOSEPH KENNETH  (1036472); age 23 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with ABDAIR 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

05-Apr

JEFFERSON, HENRY THOMAS ALBERT  (520582); age Unknown RAF

Cpl

He had been serving in the Far East 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

05-Apr

FAILES, CHARLES ESTCOURT  (1286452); age 32 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving in the Far East 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

05-Apr

MEZHAR KHALID  (8483); age Unknown IL

Pvt

He was serving with IL at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Basra Indian Forces Cemetery

05-Apr

CLARKE, EDWARD TUCKER  (848342); age 44 AuxAF

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 Erdington (St Barnabas) Churchyard

05-Apr

SINCLAIR, THOMAS EDWARD  (1033977); age 36 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 Aberdeen (Trinity) Cemetery

05-Apr

THOMAS, RONALD PROSSER  (1077099); age 33 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 Preston.  He is buried in Llangynwyd (St Cynwyd) Churchyard Extension

05-Apr

PEAPER, ERNEST NELSON  (1638109); age 42 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 Welton.  He is buried in Barkingside Cemetery, Ilford

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