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Casualties - 6 - 9 April 1945


06-Apr

ANSON, PHILIP  (1623027); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt I, HD112 of No 5 Sqn, which exploded in the air over Sadaung after dropping a bomb.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

06-Apr

IFE, ALAN GEORGE  (181510); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IV, LD862 of No 20 Sqn, which crashed after hitting trees during a sweep.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

06-Apr

FINLAY, PATRICK BERNARD  (121286); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR548 of No 110 Sqn, which failed to return from operations.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

06-Apr

HURST, LAWRENCE GODDARD  (148030); age 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR548 of No 110 Sqn, which failed to return from operations.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

06-Apr

PALMER, RONALD  (1651825); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 127 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery

06-Apr

MITCHELL, ERIC FRANK  (182250); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 131 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

06-Apr

FRANKS, RICHARD DEREK  (150874); age 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, JG166 of No 145 Sqn, which burst into flames after being hit by flak near Adria.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

06-Apr

WILLIS, LESLIE ROBERT  (1604003); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was captured on 22 Feb 1945 whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN744 TC-V of No 170 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg and died from his wounds in a Dutch hospital near Steenwijk.  He is buried in Steenwijkerwold (Kallenkote) General Cemetery

06-Apr

DAVIDSON, ROBERT MARTIN  (161397); age 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, NV750 'P' of No 222 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Nijmegen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

06-Apr

MAXWELL, WILLIAM ALEXANDRIA  (710331); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, NH267 of No 237 Sqn, which spun into the ground on take off at Rosignano.  He is buried in Florence War Cemetery

06-Apr

HUTCHISON, RICHARD  (749548); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was serving with No 248 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

06-Apr

KOCAJ, JAMES NELSON  (153565); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AG366 of No 285 Sqn, which dived into ground near Cranham in Essex after an engine fire broke out.  He is buried in North Weald Bassett (St Andrew) Churchyard

06-Apr

ARTHUR, GEORGE ERIC  (1684686); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito Vl, HR191 'T' of No 305 Sqn, which was lost whilst attacking enemy MT in Northern Holland.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

06-Apr

BARKER, GARETH ALLAN  (J/13359); age 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito Vl, HR191 'T' of No 305 Sqn, which was lost whilst attacking enemy MT in Northern Holland.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

06-Apr

SASSARD, R (); age Patrol

Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, TB914 of No 329 Sqn, which flew into a cliff whilst flying in fog during a patrol.  

06-Apr

AARFLOT, A E (); age Recce

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, NH531 'L' of No 332 Sqn, which came down near Emmerich during an armed recce.  

06-Apr

MESSUM, STANLEY ERNEST  (J/19447); age 29 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XVI, SM670 of No 443 Sqn, which he abandoned after being hit by flak near Rheine during a weather recce but he did not survive.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

06-Apr

COE, ARTHUR JOHN  (404530); age 25 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, SZ990 'E' of No 487 Sqn, which crashed on take-off for an intruder sortie after hitting a funnel lamp post when the flaps were raised instead of the undercarriage.  He is buried in Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery

06-Apr

MEDWIN, IAN GEORGE  (41488); age 27 RNZAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, SZ990 'E' of No 487 Sqn, which crashed on take-off for an intruder sortie after hitting a funnel lamp post when the flaps were raised instead of the undercarriage.  He is buried in Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery

06-Apr

SARGEANT, JOHN  (1196560); age 37 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the Far East (unit unknown) 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

06-Apr

OVERTON, ERIC ANSON  (1143861); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

At the moment neither his unit nor his cause of death has yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

06-Apr

JARVIS, ROBERT WILLIAM  (1222694); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

At the moment neither his unit nor his cause of death has yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Horta (Do Carmo) Civil Cemetery

06-Apr

TAYLOR, BERNARD WILLIAM DAVID  (3006853); age 19 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson II, 12325 of No 1 CNS, which he abandoned but struck the tailplane and did not survive.  He is buried in Brandon Cemetery, Manitoba

06-Apr

THOMPSON, JAMES BRYAN  (J/24964); age 25 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Harvard IIB, KF284 of No 11 (P) AFU, which crashed at Farndon in Cheshire whilst carrying out night circuit practice.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

06-Apr

PERKINS, JOHN WILLIAM FRASER  (616800); age Unknown 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

06-Apr

SMELLIE, JAMES  (154162); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LW824 of No 21 (P) AFU, which spun into the ground during a turn after being bounced by some Spitfires.  He was cremated at Glasgow Crematorium

06-Apr

BORLAND, ROBERT JAMES  (2203135); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE928 of No 26 OTU, which collided with Wellington, LN540 of the same unit in cloud whilst carrying out a high level bombing practice.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery

06-Apr

BRIERLEY, ALBERT  (1685598); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE928 of No 26 OTU, which collided with Wellington, LN540 of the same unit in cloud whilst carrying out a high level bombing practice.  He was cremated at Rochdale Crematorium

06-Apr

THOMPSON, VICTOR ARNOLD  (1076295); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE928 of No 26 OTU, which collided with Wellington, LN540 of the same unit in cloud whilst carrying out a high level bombing practice.  He is buried in Ballymena New Cemetery

06-Apr

WIX, DOUGLAS LOUIS DFC (102582); age 29 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE928 of No 26 OTU, which collided with Wellington, LN540 of the same unit in cloud whilst carrying out a high level bombing practice.  He is buried in Shinfield (St Mary) Church Cemetery

06-Apr

BARFOOT, ERIC EDWARD  (1853062); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN540 of No 26 OTU, which collided with Wellington, HE928 of the same unit in cloud whilst carrying out a high level bombing practice.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery

06-Apr

JAMES, MICHAEL GUY BURNETT  (1852456); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN540 of No 26 OTU, which collided with Wellington, HE928 of the same unit in cloud whilst carrying out a high level bombing practice.  He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery

06-Apr

JENNINGS, ERNEST WALTER  (1605649); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN540 of No 26 OTU, which collided with Wellington, HE928 of the same unit in cloud whilst carrying out a high level bombing practice.  He is buried in Edmonton Cemetery, Middlesex

06-Apr

JORDAN, FRANK ERNEST  (1860588); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN540 of No 26 OTU, which collided with Wellington, HE928 of the same unit in cloud whilst carrying out a high level bombing practice.  He is buried in Herne Bay Cemetery

06-Apr

MUIR, JOHN DFM (1538890); age 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN540 of No 26 OTU, which collided with Wellington, HE928 of the same unit in cloud whilst carrying out a high level bombing practice.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (St John's Westgate and Elswick) Cemetery

06-Apr

ROWSON, DERRICK JOHN  (1810260); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN540 of No 26 OTU, which collided with Wellington, HE928 of the same unit in cloud whilst carrying out a high level bombing practice.  He is buried in Hampstead Cemetery

06-Apr

HORE, MARCEL LAUNCELOT DFC (422402); age 23 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN540 of No 26 OTU, which collided with Wellington, HE928 of the same unit in cloud whilst carrying out a high level bombing practice.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

06-Apr

LAMB, ALEXANDER  (134119); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, R5141 of No 3 EFTS, which crashed near Wantage after control was lost .  He is buried in Glasgow Western Necropolis

06-Apr

NEALE, CHRISTOPHER ALFRED  (1906009); age 21 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving with No 3 MCU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Maynamati War Cemetery

06-Apr

BONNER, JAMES ALBERT  (1502282); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 7 BSU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery

06-Apr

BRADY, TOM  (1172769); age Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 7155 SE and drowned in the river at Dwehla whilst swimming.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery.

06-Apr

GODLONTON, ALFRED GEORGE  (126007); age Unknown RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 81 RSU when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity, probably whilst being held in a camp at Sandakan.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

06-Apr

GRANT, JOHN RUSSELL  (951032); age 23 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving at AHQ FE 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

06-Apr

ADAMS, ROBERT  (923352); age 27 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with RAF Reg Depot, India at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

06-Apr

WALLACE, RICHARD ANTHONY  (1352874); age Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

He had been serving at RAF Tengah when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity, probably whilst being held in a camp at Sandakan.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

06-Apr

FIELDER, LILIAN ANNIE  (470555); age 25 WAAF

LACW

She was serving in the UK at the time of her death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Bournemouth.  She is buried in Bromley Hill Cemetery

06-Apr

PURKISS, PERCY  (188070); age 44 RAF

Flt 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 Ipswich.  He is buried in Wetherden (St Mary) Churchyard

06-Apr

PAPWORTH, HENRY FREDERICK  (752165); age 24 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 Leeds.  He is buried in Leeds (Farnley) Cemetery

06-Apr

WEAVER, IVY PATRICIA  (2127028); age 20 WAAF

ACW1

She was serving in the UK at the time of her death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Scotland?.  She is buried in Bristol (Greenbank) Cemetery

07-Apr

SHEARER, JOHN GARNET  (428510); age 20 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ489 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed into sea the after being hit by flak on its return from a raid on ferry terminals near Pontelaggoscuro.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

07-Apr

COWE, JAMES  (993799); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ489 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed into sea the after being hit by flak on its return from a raid on ferry terminals near Pontelaggoscuro.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

07-Apr

LAKE, HAROLD GEORGE  (1392540); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IV, BZ489 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed into sea the after being hit by flak on its return from a raid on ferry terminals near Pontelaggoscuro.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

07-Apr

CLARKE, WILLIAM JOSEPH HENRY  (1523230); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF397 of No 69 Sqn, which failed to return from a recce of the Apeldoorn-Amersfoort area.  He is buried in Epe (Vaassen) General Cemetery

07-Apr

HARE, FRANK THOMAS  (1818605); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF397 of No 69 Sqn, which failed to return from a recce of the Apeldoorn-Amersfoort area.  He is buried in Epe (Vaassen) General Cemetery

07-Apr

HARPER, GORDON WALTER  (1605674); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF397 of No 69 Sqn, which failed to return from a recce of the Apeldoorn-Amersfoort area.  He is buried in Epe (Vaassen) General Cemetery

07-Apr

HUNT, MICHAEL ALAN  (1587198); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF397 of No 69 Sqn, which failed to return from a recce of the Apeldoorn-Amersfoort area.  He is buried in Epe (Vaassen) General Cemetery

07-Apr

TULLEY, FRANKLIN ERIC  (1893911); age 19 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF397 of No 69 Sqn, which failed to return from a recce of the Apeldoorn-Amersfoort area.  He is buried in Epe (Vaassen) General Cemetery

07-Apr

BUSHELL, PETER DOUGLAS  (54204); age 25 RAF

Fg Off

He was serving with No 83 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Weston super Mare.  He is buried in Cannington Cemetery

07-Apr

TURNBULL, GEOFFREY EDGAR  (1533387); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was captured whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB454 of No 103 Sqn, which captured on 20 Dec 1943 following a raid on Frankfurt, he died in captivity at Stalag IVB.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

07-Apr

CHANTLER, JOHN ALEXANDER ANSELL  (1804745); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 151 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Saffron Walden.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

07-Apr

HAYES, GODFREY NEVILLE  (1607376); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 151 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Saffron Walden.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

07-Apr

FULTON, PETER JAMES  (1602800); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NT945 of No 254 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Apr

NICHOLSON, HARRY JOSEPH  (1324151); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NT945 of No 254 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Apr

HANBURY, PHILIP HUGH CAPEL  (118400); age 24 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was serving with No 305 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

07-Apr

HART, JACK PERCY  (131826); age 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 305 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

07-Apr

DELERY, F FFAF (); age  FFAF

1st Maitre

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XVI, TB359 of No 340 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Hilversum during an armed recce.  

07-Apr

D'ALIGNY, ? FFAF (); age  FFAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK369 of No 345 Sqn, which crash landed near Deventer after being hit by flak.  

07-Apr

BAKER, WILFRED STANLEY  (154723); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, EM855 of No 671 Sqn, which dived into the ground from low level near Biteram.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

07-Apr

RAYNER, GORDON HENRY  (164536); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, EM855 of No 671 Sqn, which dived into the ground from low level near Biteram.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

07-Apr

SIMMONS, OSWALD HUMPHREY  (171254); age 33 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 2781 Sqn RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

07-Apr

WAKE, MATTHEW  (1136964); age 37 RAFVR

LAC

At the moment neither his unit nor his cause of death has yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Tel el Kebir War Memorial Cemetery

07-Apr

AINSWORTH, KEITH WALTER  (423577); age 22 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, V3983 of No 20 (P) AFU, which crashed into a cement works shortly after take-off having hit a sodium flare on the runway.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

07-Apr

WHITESIDE, KENNETH GEORGE  (180287); age 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, V3983 of No 20 (P) AFU, which crashed into a cement works shortly after take-off having hit a sodium flare on the runway.  He is buried in Lancaster (Skerton) Cemetery

07-Apr

ROBERTSON, ALEXANDER JAMES  (1560720); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, EM855 of No 671 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Bikram whilst low flying.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery.

07-Apr

WATSON, PETER HUMPHREY  (1333678); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, EM855 of No 671 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Bikram whilst low flying.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery.

07-Apr

NICHOLSON, MINNIE  (2111620); age 21 WAAF

LACW

She 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.  She is buried in Bedlington (Netherton Lane) Cemetery

07-Apr

BEECROFT, ALMA  (1353518); age 38 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 Bridgend.  He is buried in Bradford (Bowling) Cemetery

07-Apr

LATTIMER, CLIFFORD CHARLES  (1605766); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon I, MP127 of No 55 OTU, which collided with RB486 at Woolaston, Chepstow.  He is buried in Barking (Rippleside) Cemetery.

07-Apr

HUNTER, FLORENCE MAY  (2027408); age 37 WAAF

LACW

She was serving in the UK at the time of her death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Scarborough.  She is buried in Whitehaven (Hensingham) Cemetery

07-Apr

MASON, GEORGINA HARCUS  (884651); age 35 WAAF

Cpl

She was serving in the UK at the time of her death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Scotland?.  She is buried in Inveresk Parish Churchyard

07-Apr

PAGET, STUART HAROLD  (102777); age 48 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 Surrey M E.  He is buried in Golders Green Jewish Cemetery

08-Apr

DAVIES, RAYMOND HENRY  (1604622); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IV, KX826 of No 6 Sqn, which was abandoned off Prvic after being hit by flak, but he did not survive.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

08-Apr

HIGGINS, CLARENCE VICTOR  (196841); age 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK788 WS-E of No 9 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Lyford in Berkshire after a fire broke out on its return from a raid against a benzol plant at Molbis.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

08-Apr

JEFFS, ALFRED EDWARD  (179570); age 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK788 WS-E of No 9 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Lyford in Berkshire after a fire broke out on its return from a raid against a benzol plant at Molbis.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

08-Apr

McMILLAN, CAMPBELL McINTOSH  (1821038); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK788 WS-E of No 9 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Lyford in Berkshire after a fire broke out on its return from a raid against a benzol plant at Molbis.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

08-Apr

MOUSLEY, KENNETH CHARLES  (195682); age 36 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK788 WS-E of No 9 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Lyford in Berkshire after a fire broke out on its return from a raid against a benzol plant at Molbis.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

08-Apr

SYMONDS, GORDON JOHN  (1853705); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK788 WS-E of No 9 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Lyford in Berkshire after a fire broke out on its return from a raid against a benzol plant at Molbis.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

08-Apr

THOMAS, WILLY  (1592730); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK788 WS-E of No 9 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Lyford in Berkshire after a fire broke out on its return from a raid against a benzol plant at Molbis.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

08-Apr

FISHER, HUGH ALEXANDER  (R/116477); age 24 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK788 WS-E of No 9 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Lyford in Berkshire after a fire broke out on its return from a raid against a benzol plant at Molbis.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

08-Apr

BAYLEY, LINDSAY ARTHUR  (432092); age 29 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG235 WS-H of No 9 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

08-Apr

WOOLSTENCROFT, BERNARD SELBY  (410826); age 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG235 WS-H of No 9 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

08-Apr

GREENWOOD, GEOFFREY TERENCE  (1593603); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG235 WS-H of No 9 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

08-Apr

LEWIS, WILLIAM CHARLES  (1607234); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG235 WS-H of No 9 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

08-Apr

ROBINSON, LESLIE  (946897); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG235 WS-H of No 9 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

08-Apr

WARREN, CHRISTOPHER PAUL WYETH  (165534); age 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG235 WS-H of No 9 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

08-Apr

FORTIN, MICHAEL KENNETH  (1682638); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK753 ZA-V of No 10 Sqn, which probably came down in Allied territory during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Apr

PARKIN, JIM  (1580983); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK753 ZA-V of No 10 Sqn, which probably came down in Allied territory during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Apr

SQUIRE, LESLIE  (1895797); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK753 ZA-V of No 10 Sqn, which probably came down in Allied territory during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Apr

CURRIE, JOHN  (427261); age 21 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK753 ZA-V of No 10 Sqn, which probably came down in Allied territory during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Apr

SWITZER, JOHN ROSS  (R/251797); age 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK753 ZA-V of No 10 Sqn, which probably came down in Allied territory during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Apr

WETHERELL, SYDNEY  (112703); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 11 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

08-Apr

BARR, ANDREW COULTER  (1113965); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG440 TL-C of No 35 Sqn, which broke up after being hit by flak near Rotenburg during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

08-Apr

COBB, HARRY  (121906); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG440 TL-C of No 35 Sqn, which broke up after being hit by flak near Rotenburg during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

08-Apr

MULLER, MELVILLE MAX VICTOR LEWIS  (128129); age 31 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG440 TL-C of No 35 Sqn, which broke up after being hit by flak near Rotenburg during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

08-Apr

ROBINSON, THOMAS BROADLEY  (158124); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG440 TL-C of No 35 Sqn, which broke up after being hit by flak near Rotenburg during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

08-Apr

VICKERY, JOHN LESLIE  (163864); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG440 TL-C of No 35 Sqn, which broke up after being hit by flak near Rotenburg during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

08-Apr

WEBSTER, ROBERT CHRISTIE  (173076); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG440 TL-C of No 35 Sqn, which broke up after being hit by flak near Rotenburg during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

08-Apr

PYE, NORMAN CECIL DFC (117513); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 198 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

08-Apr

NESBIT, ROBERT  (1564192); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA546 9J-J of No 227 Sqn, which was lost a raid against the Wintershall synthetic oil plant at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

08-Apr

HEDGE, RAYMOND JOHN  (518431); age Unknown RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XII, HK187 of No 256 Sqn, which failed to return from a bomber support sortie over Yugoslavia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

08-Apr

SANDERSON, JOHN  (1567077); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XII, HK187 of No 256 Sqn, which failed to return from a bomber support sortie over Yugoslavia.  He is buried in Udine War Cemetery

08-Apr

COTNAM, ROYDEN LESLIE  (J/26636); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK951 of No 417 Sqn, which failed to pull out of a dive during a dive bombing attack near Lendinara.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

08-Apr

FLYNN, WILLIAM GERRARD  (158001); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW172 HD-F of No 466 Sqn, which crashed near Driffield whilst attempting to locate the airfield in fog on its return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery

08-Apr

GALE, ROBERT MICHAEL  (146092); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW172 HD-F of No 466 Sqn, which crashed near Driffield whilst attempting to locate the airfield in fog on its return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Roundhay (St John) Churchyard

08-Apr

KING, ROYLANCE SYDNEY  (187081); age 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW172 HD-F of No 466 Sqn, which crashed near Driffield whilst attempting to locate the airfield in fog on its return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Southend-on-Sea (Sutton Road) Cemetery

08-Apr

PATTERSON, WILLIAM ALAN CLARKE  (129483); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW172 HD-F of No 466 Sqn, which crashed near Driffield whilst attempting to locate the airfield in fog on its return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hexham Cemetery

08-Apr

HALLIDAY, GEORGE ALAN  (427322); age 28 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW172 HD-F of No 466 Sqn, which crashed near Driffield whilst attempting to locate the airfield in fog on its return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

08-Apr

WATSON, DUGALD JOHN  (417914); age 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW172 HD-F of No 466 Sqn, which crashed near Driffield whilst attempting to locate the airfield in fog on its return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

08-Apr

DAMM, ALFRED JOHN  (426550); age 32 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW172 HD-F of No 466 Sqn, which crashed near Driffield whilst attempting to locate the airfield in fog on its return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Dalnottar Cemetery

08-Apr

FORREST, RUSSELL RICHARD NAPIER  (421587); age 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP968 of No 466 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

08-Apr

FRANKAL, BERTRAM MAX  (1605533); age 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP968 of No 466 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Apr

TINDLE, ROLAND HENRY CURTIS  (989865); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving with No 605 Sqn, 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

08-Apr

PRICE, GEORGE RONALD  (1087942); age 32 RAFVR

AC2

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

08-Apr

TUCKER, RONALD ERIC  (1601134); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 108 IAF at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

08-Apr

GARRAD, ERIC FREDERICK  (927421); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving with No 152 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

08-Apr

WINGROVE, RALPH CHARLES  (545011); age 24 RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND647 'P' of No 1653 HCU, which crashed out of control near Sandtoft during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

08-Apr

WINTERBOTTOM, JACK  (646531); age 24 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND647 'P' of No 1653 HCU, which crashed out of control near Sandtoft during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Oswestry General Cemetery

08-Apr

COOK, NORMAN EDWARD  (176417); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND647 'P' of No 1653 HCU, which crashed out of control near Sandtoft during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

08-Apr

GORE, GERALD  (1851679); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND647 'P' of No 1653 HCU, which crashed out of control near Sandtoft during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Hartley Wintney (St Mary) Old Churchyard

08-Apr

NEALE, THOMAS  (165147); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND647 'P' of No 1653 HCU, which crashed out of control near Sandtoft during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Birmingham (Lodge Hill) Cemetery

08-Apr

STANLEY, JAMES FREDERICK JOHN  (1866386); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND647 'P' of No 1653 HCU, which crashed out of control near Sandtoft during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Earlsfield) Cemetery

08-Apr

HEROUX, JOSEPH ARTHUR ROSAIRE GAETAN  (J/45167); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV935 of No 1659 HCU, which failed to return from a practice radar bombing sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Apr

LAFERRIERE, JOSEPH CLAUDE RAUL ANDRE  (K/253892); age 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV935 of No 1659 HCU, which failed to return from a practice radar bombing sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Apr

POTVIN, JOSEPH ADRIAN LEO  (R/159132); age 27 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV935 of No 1659 HCU, which failed to return from a practice radar bombing sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Apr

ROUTHIER, JOSEPH LOUIS PHILIPPE  (J/41979); age 31 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV935 of No 1659 HCU, which failed to return from a practice radar bombing sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Apr

SICOTTE, JOSEPH GEORGES LOUIS  (J/93527); age 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV935 of No 1659 HCU, which failed to return from a practice radar bombing sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Apr

STEVENSON, JOHN  (R/88151); age 23 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV935 of No 1659 HCU, which failed to return from a practice radar bombing sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Apr

STILLINGS, JOHN EARL  (J/17618); age 30 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV935 of No 1659 HCU, which failed to return from a practice radar bombing sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Apr

VALIQUETTE, JOSEPH CLAUDE  (R/268571); age 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV935 of No 1659 HCU, which failed to return from a practice radar bombing sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Apr

BRUNSKILL, ANTHONY GEORGE STEWART  (433799); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK133 of No 21 OTU, which crashed whilst practicing night circuits following a double engine failure.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

08-Apr

GRAEBNER, EVERARD CHARLES  (436496); age 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK133 of No 21 OTU, which crashed whilst practicing night circuits following a double engine failure.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

08-Apr

HARRISON, CHARLES HENRY  (12694); age 34 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK133 of No 21 OTU, which crashed whilst practicing night circuits following a double engine failure.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

08-Apr

NEWCOMBE, JOHN WILLIAM  (438300); age 30 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK133 of No 21 OTU, which crashed whilst practicing night circuits following a double engine failure.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

08-Apr

THOMAS, JOHN RAYMOND  (435357); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK133 of No 21 OTU, which crashed whilst practicing night circuits following a double engine failure.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

08-Apr

VICKERS, JOHN KEITH  (427364); age 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK133 of No 21 OTU, which crashed whilst practicing night circuits following a double engine failure.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

08-Apr

ROOMS, FREDERICK WALTER  (266126); age 44 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 3 (Indian) Grp HQ at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery

08-Apr

FEATHERSTONE, RALPH EMERSON  (J/41057); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV305 of No 5 FU, which crashed on the approach to Mauripur.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

08-Apr

GLAZIER, RUSSELL JAMES  (J/37578); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV305 of No 5 FU, which crashed on the approach to Mauripur.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

08-Apr

CRAIG, WILLIAM GORDON DFC (416549); age 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN585 of the BCIS, which crashed in the circuit at Finningley whilst practicing single engine overshoots.  He is buried in Darlington West Cemetery

08-Apr

CLARK, GERALD ARTHUR  (160772); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN585 of the BCIS, which crashed in the circuit at Finningley whilst practicing single engine overshoots.  He was cremated at Sheffield Crematorium

08-Apr

GRIGGS, BERTRAM FREDERICK  (1293225); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN585 of the BCIS, which crashed in the circuit at Finningley whilst practicing single engine overshoots.  He is buried in Plymouth (Weston Mill) Cemetery

08-Apr

SCOTT, JOHN HERBERT  (1666918); age 40 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 Brixworth.  He is buried in Birmingham (Quinton) Cemetery, Warley

08-Apr

DRONGESON, ROBERT SYDNEY  (1833280); age 20 RAFVR

Flt 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 Ruthin.  He is buried in South Shields (Harton) Cemetery

08-Apr

HARDY, STEPHEN CBE (); age 40 RAF

A/Cdre

He was the Commandant of No 1 Officers' Advanced Training School and died in Rauceby Hospital from natural causes.  He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery

09-Apr

HULL, DENNIS FRANK  (1870376); age 18 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA531 EA-S of No 49 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

09-Apr

MANNING, BERNARD CHARLES  (3000422); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA531 EA-S of No 49 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

09-Apr

PERKINS, ROBERT GEORGE  (184289); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA531 EA-S of No 49 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

09-Apr

PRUST, HAROLD  (1437760); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA531 EA-S of No 49 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

09-Apr

WALL, GUY REGINALD  (1614026); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA531 EA-S of No 49 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

09-Apr

WARRINGTON, PETER JOHN  (1803653); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA531 EA-S of No 49 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

09-Apr

WILKINSON, JOHN ERNEST  (910004); age 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA531 EA-S of No 49 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

09-Apr

McGUIGAN, JOHN HARRIE  (428401); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB374 EA-N of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

MACLENNAN, GEORGE ALEXANDER  (547776); age 28 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB374 EA-N of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

CLUER, ROGER  (190041); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB374 EA-N of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

JACKSON, PETER FREDERICK CHESTER  (1676676); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB374 EA-N of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

LIPP, PETER  (1826016); age 39 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB374 EA-N of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

WILKINS, RONALD ERNEST  (1454207); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB374 EA-N of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

McKAY, MURRAY ROY  (J/38401); age 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB374 EA-N of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

BERRIMAN, VINCENT GERALD  (17354); age 25 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG342 VN-S of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against oil storage facilities at Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

09-Apr

FELTON, NORMAN LEWIS GARFIELD  (1580371); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG342 VN-S of No 50 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid against oil storage facilities at Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

09-Apr

FORD, EDWARD  (1851367); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG342 VN-S of No 50 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid against oil storage facilities at Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

09-Apr

JONES, ANTHONY WILLIAM  (1614174); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG342 VN-S of No 50 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid against oil storage facilities at Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

09-Apr

NEWBIGGING, JOHN POWER  (1673392); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG342 VN-S of No 50 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid against oil storage facilities at Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

09-Apr

WALKER, ERNEST ARTHUR  (1876300); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG342 VN-S of No 50 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid against oil storage facilities at Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

09-Apr

WESTACOTT, GEOFFREY ERNEST RICHARD  (1398165); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG342 VN-S of No 50 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid against oil storage facilities at Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

09-Apr

SHRUBB, RONALD ALISTER  (109055); age 29 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP165 of No 58 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Tarbert Harris whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Thames Ditton (St Nicholas) Churchyard

09-Apr

GREENFIELD, ALBERT PAULTON  (414674); age 24 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF121 QR-J of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against oil storage facilities at Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

09-Apr

KING, JOHN ROBERT  (612231); age Unknown RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF121 QR-J of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against oil storage facilities at Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

09-Apr

GIBB, WILLIAM  (187911); age 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF121 QR-J of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against oil storage facilities at Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

09-Apr

HADDON, WILLIAM JOHN  (1491704); age 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF121 QR-J of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against oil storage facilities at Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

09-Apr

SMITH, VICTOR PATRICK  (196338); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF121 QR-J of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against oil storage facilities at Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

09-Apr

MORETON, ARTHUR HUGH  (620750); age 25 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME385 QR-O of No 61 Sqn, which came down in a quarry in the target area after being hit by flak during a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

09-Apr

HOWITT, WILFRED GEOFFREY  (1580197); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME385 QR-O of No 61 Sqn, which came down in a quarry in the target area after being hit by flak during a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

09-Apr

PATERSON, HAROLD ALEXANDER  (1825557); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME385 QR-O of No 61 Sqn, which came down in a quarry in the target area after being hit by flak during a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

09-Apr

PLANT, CLIFFORD  (1581191); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME385 QR-O of No 61 Sqn, which came down in a quarry in the target area after being hit by flak during a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

09-Apr

MacFARLANE, JOHN ALEXANDER  (J/89425); age 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME385 QR-O of No 61 Sqn, which came down in a quarry in the target area after being hit by flak during a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

09-Apr

STEELE, MAURICE HENRY  (1890024); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ361 EY-D of No 78 Sqn, which crashed near the airfield at Pocklington in bad weather on its return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Shoreham-by-Sea Cemetery

09-Apr

FRY, THOMAS WILLIAM  (R/192965); age 21 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ361 EY-D of No 78 Sqn, which crashed near the airfield at Pocklington in bad weather on its return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

09-Apr

POUGNET, JAMES MAURICE  (R/190262); age 24 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ361 EY-D of No 78 Sqn, which crashed near the airfield at Pocklington in bad weather on its return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

09-Apr

BROOKER, WILLIAM JOHN  (430434); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, EN240 of No 92 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing following a glycol leak.  He is buried in Ravenna War Cemetery

09-Apr

MILLIGAN, WILLIAM CHARLES  (423156); age 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KK259 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

MILNE, KEITH WALKOM  (423813); age 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KK259 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

JEROME, MICHAEL  (576331); age 21 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KK259 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

BARTON, ANTHONY JAMES  (196207); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KK259 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

ELLISON, GEORGE ARTHUR  (1894253); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KK259 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Kviberg Cemetery

09-Apr

HEATLIE, JOHN ADAM WILSON  (153632); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KK259 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Skagen Cemetery

09-Apr

HOWELL, BRIAN LLOYD  (128367); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KK259 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

MASON, ANTHONY WILLIAM ALFRED  (1867529); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KK259 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

McDONALD, JOHN EDWARD  (61039); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KK259 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

POOLE, FRED  (1204005); age 25 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KK259 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

STASS, ALBERT GEORGE  (152214); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KK259 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

TUPMAN, CHARLES  (1684144); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KK259 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

HALL, JOSEPH  (54453); age 30 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator I, AM929 of No 231 Sqn, which crashed after hitting power cables on the approach to Dorval following a engine falling away due to a fire.  He is buried in Montreal (Mount Royal) Cemetery

09-Apr

BRYSON, CHARLES KENNETH LESBIREL  (112710); age 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, RS562 or RS631 of No 248 Sqn, which both crash-landed in Sweden following an engine failure during a shipping strike.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

09-Apr

JONES, WILLIAM MORRIS OWEN  (130415); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, DZ592 of No 540 Sqn, which was filming the attack on some U-boats and spun into the sea after it was caught in the explosion of one of the submarines, which disintegrated, throwing debris into the air.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Apr

NEWELL, ALAN JOHN  (143033); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, DZ592 of No 540 Sqn, which was filming the attack on some U-boats and spun into the sea after it was caught in the explosion of one of the submarines, which disintegrated, throwing debris into the air.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Apr

WEIR, WILLIAM BERESFORD  (191523); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, SN142 of No 274 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Emden.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

09-Apr

GOLD, Waclaw (P.705003); age 21 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM632 BH-O of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid to Kiel, he was drowned when the aircraft fell into the sea.  

09-Apr

KRASINSKI, Stefan Piotr (P.794858); age 30 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM632 BH-O of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid to Kiel, he was drowned when the aircraft fell into the sea.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

09-Apr

KUCHARSKI, Stefan Paul (P.2905); age 24 PAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM632 BH-O of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid to Kiel, he was drowned when the aircraft fell into the sea.  

09-Apr

PAROL, Jozef (P.706726); age 27 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM632 BH-O of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid to Kiel, he was drowned when the aircraft fell into the sea.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial Northolt

09-Apr

RUDAKOWSKI, Henryk Anatoliusz (P.1770); age 31 PAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM632 BH-O of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid to Kiel, he was drowned when the aircraft fell into the sea.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial Northolt

09-Apr

STEBNICKI, Jerzy (P.709547); age 25 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM632 BH-O of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid to Kiel, he was drowned when the aircraft fell into the sea.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

09-Apr

SZYMANSKI, Zygmunt (P.706817); age 30 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM632 BH-O of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid to Kiel, he was drowned when the aircraft fell into the sea.  

09-Apr

THORP, ARTHUR  (2207095); age 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP769 EQ-D of No 408 Sqn, which came down near Heidenau during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

09-Apr

CUNNINGHAM, JOHN CHARLES  (J/42217); age 35 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP769 EQ-D of No 408 Sqn, which came down near Heidenau during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

09-Apr

DUNCAN, ROBERT ALLISON  (J/95314); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP769 EQ-D of No 408 Sqn, which came down near Heidenau during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

09-Apr

JENSEN, ARNE PAUL  (J/36138); age 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP769 EQ-D of No 408 Sqn, which came down near Heidenau during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

09-Apr

TAYLOR, ARTHUR MCLELLAN  (J/42734); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP769 EQ-D of No 408 Sqn, which came down near Heidenau during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

09-Apr

WALKER, JAMES DICKSON  (J/95512); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP769 EQ-D of No 408 Sqn, which came down near Heidenau during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

09-Apr

BAULDERSTONE, THOMAS HENRY  (429910); age 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NX584 JO-V of No 463 Sqn, which was lost after being hit by flak in the target area during a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

HILL, JAMES WILLIAM  (434527); age 27 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NX584 JO-V of No 463 Sqn, which was lost after being hit by flak in the target area during a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

BLYTHE, BENJAMIN  (3041131); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NX584 JO-V of No 463 Sqn, which was lost after being hit by flak in the target area during a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

PHILIP, WILLIAM SMITH  (1827202); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NX584 JO-V of No 463 Sqn, which was lost after being hit by flak in the target area during a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

ADRAIN, ROBERT ROSS ANDERSON  (J/37722); age 35 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NX584 JO-V of No 463 Sqn, which was lost after being hit by flak in the target area during a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

BOMBY, JOHN  (R/166028); age 21 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NX584 JO-V of No 463 Sqn, which was lost after being hit by flak in the target area during a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

BOWMAN, ANTHONY ELLIS  (435772); age 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND949 LE-Z of No 630 Sqn, which crashed near Foxton in Leicestershire in bad weather on its return from a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

09-Apr

BURTON, HERBERT ERIC  (439540); age 25 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND949 LE-Z of No 630 Sqn, which crashed near Foxton in Leicestershire in bad weather on its return from a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

09-Apr

FORRESTER, WILLIAM  (430653); age 20 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND949 LE-Z of No 630 Sqn, which crashed near Foxton in Leicestershire in bad weather on its return from a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

09-Apr

HOWLETT, FREDRICK JAMES  (435918); age 29 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND949 LE-Z of No 630 Sqn, which crashed near Foxton in Leicestershire in bad weather on its return from a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

09-Apr

MARTIN, ROBERT  (424640); age 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND949 LE-Z of No 630 Sqn, which crashed near Foxton in Leicestershire in bad weather on its return from a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Sunderland (Southwick) Cemetery

09-Apr

RICHARDSON, COLIN ROBERT MOORE  (412697); age 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND949 LE-Z of No 630 Sqn, which crashed near Foxton in Leicestershire in bad weather on its return from a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

09-Apr

GIBBONS, BERNARD  (1625259); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND949 LE-Z of No 630 Sqn, which crashed near Foxton in Leicestershire in bad weather on its return from a raid against an oil refinery at Lutzkendorf.  He is buried in Norton (St Nicholas) Churchyard

09-Apr

DOHERTY, ANTHONY  (1556904); age 31 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2805 Sqn RAF Regiment when he was killed in the fighting to secure a crossing of the Ems-Weser Canal.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

09-Apr

ROBERTS, ERIC LLOYD  (127666); age 36 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 2805 Sqn RAF Regiment when he was killed in the fighting to secure a crossing of the Ems-Weser Canal.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

09-Apr

ACTON, COLIN GEORGE  (1894953); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FV946 of No 111 OTU, which came down in the sea off New Providence in the Bahamas.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

09-Apr

DUMBLE, DAVID STORAR  (166349); age 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FV946 of No 111 OTU, which came down in the sea off New Providence in the Bahamas.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

09-Apr

HALLETT, DENNIS PETER  (166795); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FV946 of No 111 OTU, which came down in the sea off New Providence in the Bahamas.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

09-Apr

HUTCHINSON, SIDNEY WILLIAM  (1624355); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FV946 of No 111 OTU, which came down in the sea off New Providence in the Bahamas.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

09-Apr

MOULE, THOMAS  (1577203); age 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FV946 of No 111 OTU, which came down in the sea off New Providence in the Bahamas.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

09-Apr

SCOTT, EDWARD  (169593); age 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FV946 of No 111 OTU, which came down in the sea off New Providence in the Bahamas.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

09-Apr

WILD, WILLIAM  (1685920); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FV946 of No 111 OTU, which came down in the sea off New Providence in the Bahamas.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

09-Apr

TALBOT, STANLEY  (1103655); age 30 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 1330 CU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

09-Apr

FRANKLIN, DENNIS ANTHONY  (4216041); age 30 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, HM648 of No 15 (P) AFU, which died in the RAF Hospital at Innsworth from injuries sustained when he flew into the ground at night whilst undertaking a local flying practice.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

09-Apr

HEAP, JACK EDWARD  (1059598); age 35 RAFVR

AC1

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

09-Apr

GREEN, HENRY JAMES  (933246); age 22 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 54 MT Coy at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

09-Apr

RATNOWSKI, SZYMON  (775241); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 54 PTC at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

09-Apr

SMITH, IVAN WINSTON  (J/22244); age 32 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, EJ845 of No 56 OTU, which collided with the windsock at Brunton in Northumberland after swinging on take off.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

09-Apr

DAER, HAROLD CRAWFORD  (R/209991); age 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL342 of No 57 OTU, which dived into the ground near Belford in Northumberland during a dive bombing practice.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

09-Apr

DUNNING, KENNETH VALENTINE  (J/25948); age 31 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR495 of No 8 (C) OTU, which crashed on an overshoot at Brawdy.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

09-Apr

STEWART, ALAN DFC (111947); age 35 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR495 of No 8 (C) OTU, which crashed on an overshoot at Brawdy.  He was cremated at Woking (St John's) Crematorium

09-Apr

HOBSON, STANLEY GEORGE  (1360308); age Unknown RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving at AHQ FE 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

09-Apr

POWELL, RONALD CHARLES  (1466045); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with RAF Reg at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Johannesburg (West Park) Cemetery

09-Apr

WILKS, ERNEST STEPHEN  (1614517); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with the TSTU, Chaklala at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Rawalpindi War Cemetery

09-Apr

BURNETT, SIR CHARLES STUART KCB, CBE, DSO; age 62 RAF

ACM

He was serving as AOC, Central Command ATC and died in the RAF Hospital at Halton from a coronary thrombosis.  He is buried in Halton (St Michael) Churchyard.

09-Apr

DANGERFIELD, JOHN  (953528); age 27 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 Birmingham.  He is buried in Birmingham (Yardley) Cemetery

09-Apr

McGOLDRICK, MARY JANE  (2145651); age 25 WAAF

ACW2

She was serving in the UK at the time of her death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  Her death is registered in Liverpool N.  She is buried in Mulleek (St Michael) Roman Catholic Churchyard

09-Apr

RICHARDS, KENNETH EDWARD  (1403834); 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 Newton Abbott.  He is buried in Torquay Cemetery and Extension

09-Apr

McCORMICK, WILLIAM MYLES COLBERT  (537072); age 27 RAF

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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Aughlisnafin (Immaculate Conception) Roman Catholic Churchyard

09-Apr

MULLIN, JOAN  (2103080); age 21 WAAF

LACW

She was serving in the UK at the time of her death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  Her death is registered in Bridgend.  She is buried in Thornton Garden of Rest

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