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Casualties - 18 - 21 April 1945


18-Apr

BLOWER, STEPHEN HUGH  (197845); age 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR629 of No 110 Sqn, which failed to return from operations.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

18-Apr

ROOTES, RAYMOND  (136979); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR629 of No 110 Sqn, which failed to return from operations.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

18-Apr

CARLYLE, JOHN FAIRFAX  (43960); age 26 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK372 of No 237 Sqn, which flew into the side of a mountain near Pisa whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Florence War Cemetery

18-Apr

CLARKE, LEONARD GEORGE  (1601980); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH272, 'D' of No 356 Sqn, which dived into a canal during an attack on the East Lock of Damhoen Saduak .  He is buried in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

18-Apr

HARRISON, ROBERT FRANCIS  (165719); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH272, 'D' of No 356 Sqn, which dived into a canal during an attack on the East Lock of Damhoen Saduak .  He is buried in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

18-Apr

NEALE, PHILIP ANTHONY  (1583422); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH272, 'D' of No 356 Sqn, which dived into a canal during an attack on the East Lock of Damhoen Saduak .  He is buried in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

18-Apr

NEWMAN, ERIC WALTER  (128462); age 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH272, 'D' of No 356 Sqn, which dived into a canal during an attack on the East Lock of Damhoen Saduak .  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

18-Apr

PASSEY, NORMAN EDGAR  (165782); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH272, 'D' of No 356 Sqn, which dived into a canal during an attack on the East Lock of Damhoen Saduak .  He is buried in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

18-Apr

RAYBOULD, JACK JOSEPH RICHARD  (1583053); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH272, 'D' of No 356 Sqn, which dived into a canal during an attack on the East Lock of Damhoen Saduak .  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

18-Apr

ROSS, THOMAS DOUGLAS MUNRO  (165752); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH272, 'D' of No 356 Sqn, which dived into a canal during an attack on the East Lock of Damhoen Saduak .  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

18-Apr

TAYLOR-WALKER, IAN  (2218721); age 18 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH272, 'D' of No 356 Sqn, which dived into a canal during an attack on the East Lock of Damhoen Saduak .  He is buried in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

18-Apr

WINCHESTER, REGINALD CHARLES  (1455622); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH272, 'D' of No 356 Sqn, which dived into a canal during an attack on the East Lock of Damhoen Saduak .  He is buried in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

18-Apr

PIXLEY, ASA NELSON  (R/125451); age 35 RCAF

WO I

He was captured on 10 Jul 1943 whilst flying in Halifax II, JB922 EQ-H of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He died in captivity in a hospital in Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

18-Apr

SYKES, ERNEST EDWARD  (1626149); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP776 EQ-R of No 408 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid against the naval base at Heligoland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Apr

CULL, ALBERT JAMES  (J/92246); age 21 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP776 EQ-R of No 408 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid against the naval base at Heligoland.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

18-Apr

HILL, FARLEY CECIL  (J/35912); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP776 EQ-R of No 408 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid against the naval base at Heligoland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Apr

MILLER, DONALD MITCHELL  (J/42233); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP776 EQ-R of No 408 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid against the naval base at Heligoland.  He is buried in Oslo Western Civil Cemetery

18-Apr

WHITE, CHARLES HENRY  (J/95516); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP776 EQ-R of No 408 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid against the naval base at Heligoland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Apr

WILLIAMS, ROLAND WESLEY  (J/95255); age 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP776 EQ-R of No 408 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid against the naval base at Heligoland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Apr

WOOD, HUGH RAYMOND  (J/95256); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NP776 EQ-R of No 408 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid against the naval base at Heligoland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Apr

DUNNIGAN, WILLIAM JOHN  (J/95525); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP946 PT-L of No 420 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid against the naval base at Heligoland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Apr

McDONALD, RICHARD ALBERT  (R/278922); age 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP946 PT-L of No 420 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid against the naval base at Heligoland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Apr

MONTGOMERY, GEORGE FRANKLIN  (R/208136); age 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP946 PT-L of No 420 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid against the naval base at Heligoland.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

18-Apr

MURPHY, LEROY FRANCIS JOSEPH  (R/68046); age 30 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP946 PT-L of No 420 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid against the naval base at Heligoland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Apr

NEILSON, DONALD MAURICE  (J/42662); age 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP946 PT-L of No 420 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid against the naval base at Heligoland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Apr

NEWMAN, DAVEY WILLIAM  (R/290688); age 19 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP946 PT-L of No 420 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid against the naval base at Heligoland.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

18-Apr

ROSS, DONALD FRASER  (J/43876); age 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP946 PT-L of No 420 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid against the naval base at Heligoland.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

18-Apr

Franklin (); age  RAAF

WO H K Franklin RAAF

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VI, RG564 C8-P of No 640 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the naval base at Heligoland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Apr

FRANKLIN, HAROLD KENDALL  (427782); age 23 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VI, RG564 C8-P of No 640 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the naval base at Heligoland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Apr

PUGH, HAROLD KENNETH  (415916); age 24 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VI, RG564 C8-P of No 640 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the naval base at Heligoland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Apr

JAQUES, RONALD THORNLEY  (1522705); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VI, RG564 C8-P of No 640 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the naval base at Heligoland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Apr

KNOWLES, GEORGE ALFRED  (3040961); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VI, RG564 C8-P of No 640 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the naval base at Heligoland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Apr

PROBERT, WILLIAM  (1566612); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VI, RG564 C8-P of No 640 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the naval base at Heligoland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Apr

WHITTENBURY, JOHN  (1805467); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VI, RG564 C8-P of No 640 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the naval base at Heligoland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Apr

NEWMAN, KENNETH JOHN  (125705); age Unknown RAF

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, NS524 of No 684 Sqn, which is presumed to have broken up in the air whilst flying in a monsoon cloud during a PR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

18-Apr

PRESTON, JOHN WILLIAM  (1579759); age 23 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, NS524 of No 684 Sqn, which is presumed to have broken up in the air whilst flying in a monsoon cloud during a PR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

18-Apr

SECKINGTON, ERIC  (642378); age 23 RAF

Cpl

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

18-Apr

CHAPMAN, GEORGE  (155740); age 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Hamilcar, LA686 of No 1 HGSU, which crashed on landing at Bentwaters.  He is buried in or was cremated at Wandsworth (Putney Vale) Cemetery and Crematorium

18-Apr

STRATFORD, RONALD LURY  (1184091); age 34 RAFVR

Sgt

He possibly died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Hamilcar, LA686 of No 1 HGSU, which crashed on landing at Bentwaters.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

18-Apr

EGAN, JAMES BRIAN  (2220647); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP286 of No 12 OTU, which crashed on a go-round at Chipping Warden following an engine failure.  He is buried in Olton Franciscan Cemetery, Solihull

18-Apr

GRANT, ARTHUR GORDON  (1803754); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP286 of No 12 OTU, which crashed on a go-round at Chipping Warden following an engine failure.  He is buried in Tottenham Cemetery

18-Apr

HILLIER, WILLIAM JOHN  (1338017); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP286 of No 12 OTU, which crashed on a go-round at Chipping Warden following an engine failure.  He is buried in St Helens Cemetery

18-Apr

MAIRS, HAMILTON  (1352703); age 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP286 of No 12 OTU, which crashed on a go-round at Chipping Warden following an engine failure.  He is buried in Livington Churchyard Extension

18-Apr

McGOWAN, PATRICK  (1901671); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP286 of No 12 OTU, which crashed on a go-round at Chipping Warden following an engine failure.  He is buried in BANBURY Cemetery

18-Apr

ELLIS, LESLIE  (1528846); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 131 RSU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

18-Apr

WEBSTER, HAROLD WILSON  (428172); age 23 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, JL317 of No 3 RFU, which crashed whilst making a forced landing after the engine developed a major oil leak during an aerobatic practice sortie.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery

18-Apr

HANNETT, JOHN  (811087); age 28 AuxAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 418 ASP at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

18-Apr

PANNETT, EDWIN KAYE  (1394179); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AA920 of No 57 OTU, which crashed near RAF Eshott.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

18-Apr

COOPER, HERBERT ALLEN  (1812582); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mustang IVA, KH837 of No 71 OTU, which dived into the ground near Ismailia.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

18-Apr

BAKER, EDWARD JABEZ  (1320066); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HP865 of No 8 (C) OTU, which ditched off the Pembrokeshire coast following an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Apr

HAYNES, NORMAN  (1567540); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HP865 of No 8 (C) OTU, which ditched off the Pembrokeshire coast following an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Apr

REES-JONES, GEORGE FORBES MRCS, LCRP, DMRE (72496); age 37 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was serving at the RAF Hospital, Heliopolis but the cause of death has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

18-Apr

CLARKE, ROBERT  (619994); age 42 RAF

Sgt

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

18-Apr

CHAPMAN, HARRY WALLER DFC (143784); age 23 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 Blackpool.  He is buried in Haltemprice (Anlaby Tranby Lane) Cemetery

18-Apr

CLOVER, HARRY WILLIAM  (60192); age Unknown 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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Welwyn Garden City (Hatfield Hyde) Burial Ground

19-Apr

FOX, VINCENT ALBERT  (R/126002); age 26 RCAF

WO I

He was captured on 10 Mar 1943 following a raid on Munich whilst flying in Stirling I, R9149 of No 7 Sqn and was killed in a strafing attack by Typhoons near Gresse whilst being force marched between POW camps.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

19-Apr

OVERED, MARTIN  (328310); age 20 SAAF

Capt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, NC419 of No 14 Sqn, which crashed into cliffs near St Eval, whilst attempting to land with a fuel leak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Apr

JACKSON, LEONARD ALFRED  (421222); age 27 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, NC419 of No 14 Sqn, which crashed into cliffs near St Eval, whilst attempting to land with a fuel leak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Apr

BARKER, LEONARD CROSS  (1129589); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, NC419 of No 14 Sqn, which crashed into cliffs near St Eval, whilst attempting to land with a fuel leak.  He is buried in Weaverham (St Mary) Churchyard

19-Apr

PEARSON, EDWARD  (1671428); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, NC419 of No 14 Sqn, which crashed into cliffs near St Eval, whilst attempting to land with a fuel leak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Apr

SPEAK, RONALD DEREK  (1522475); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, NC419 of No 14 Sqn, which crashed into cliffs near St Eval, whilst attempting to land with a fuel leak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Apr

HOGG, MERVIN COOKSLEY  (J/20942); age 24 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, NC419 of No 14 Sqn, which crashed into cliffs near St Eval, whilst attempting to land with a fuel leak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Apr

SMITH, GEORGE SYDNEY  (J/90948); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, NC419 of No 14 Sqn, which crashed into cliffs near St Eval, whilst attempting to land with a fuel leak.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

19-Apr

BROPHY, JAMES JOSEPH  (1545658); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in a Wellington XIV of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Western Approaches.  He is buried in Bilbao British Cemetery.

19-Apr

OVERED, MARTIN  (328310); age  SAAF

Capt

He was killed whilst flying in a Wellington XIV of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Western Approaches.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Apr

GEE, JAMES ROBERT  (1455968); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in a Wellington XIV of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Western Approaches.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Apr

GILLANE, MICHAEL JOHN  (1143836); age 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in a Wellington XIV of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Western Approaches.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Apr

ROWLAND, ERIC NORMAN  (1458782); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in a Wellington XIV of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Western Approaches.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Apr

RYAN, HERBERT JOSEPH  (196002); age 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in a Wellington XIV of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Western Approaches.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Apr

PORTER, ARTHUR HAYDN  (1318075); age 23 RAFVR

WO

He was captured on 27 May 1943 during a raid on Essen whilst flying in Halifax II, HR795 of No 35 Sqn and was killed by RAF Typhoons which attacked his POW column whilst being force marched between camps.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Apr

WATSON, WILLIAM PHILIP JEFFREY  (623703); age 30 RAF

WO

He was captured whilst flying in Hampden I, L4088 of No 44 Sqn in 21/22 Apr 1940 (as a Cpl) during a gardening sortie.  He was killed when his POW column was strafed by Typhoons.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

19-Apr

BARNES, LUKE  (422356); age 22 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XVI, TB739 of No 74 Sqn, which was shot down in flames near Oldendorf by flak during an armed recce.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

19-Apr

HOPE, LAWRENCE BERESFORD HAMILTON  (40940); age 29 RNZAF

WO

He was captured on 8/9 Nov 1941 following a raid on Essen whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8942 of No 75 Sqn and was killed when his POW column was strafed by Typhoons.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

19-Apr

BONE, WILLIAM ANDREW IRVING  (581434); age 24 RAF

WO

He was captured on 13 Aug 1941 whilst flying in Halifax I, L9531 MP-R of No 76 Sqn, and was killed when his POW column was strafed by Typhoons.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

19-Apr

READ, ALBERT GEORGE CHARLES  (1186489); age 29 RAFVR

WO

He was captured on 16 Apr 1943 whilst flying in Halifax II, JB800 of No 76 Sqn, during a raid on Pilsen.  He was killed when his POW column was strafed by Typhoons.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

19-Apr

LAWTON, WILLIAM ELLEMOR  (1565563); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was captured on 25 Mar 1944 whilst flying in Halifax III, LK790 MP-K of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near Gatoul but he was killed when his POW column was strafed by Typhoons.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

19-Apr

BAULDIE, DANDY  (1584485); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was captured on 30/31 Mar 1944 whilst flying in Halifax III, LK795 MP-P of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near Hamm and was killed when his POW column was strafed by Typhoons.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

19-Apr

GAGE, JOHN  (745360); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was captured on 4 Dec 1940 following a raid on Dusseldorf whilst flying in Wellington IC,  T2501 of No 99 Sqn but was killed when his POW column was strafed by Typhoons.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

19-Apr

HAWKINS, GORDON CYRIL GEORGE TODD  (746982); age 34 RAFVR

WO

He was captured on 10 Jul 1940 following a raid to Amiens whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3606 of No 107 Sqn and was killed when RAF Typhoons attacked the POW column he was in.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

19-Apr

DUFFIELD, FRANK BARKER  (647048); age 23 RAF

WO

He was captured on 15 Jun 1941 whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5887 of No 114 Sqn and was killed when RAF Typhoons attacked the POW column he was in.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

19-Apr

CHILDS, CHARLES PHILLIP DENT  (428080); age 32 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, NT490 TW-R of No 141 Sqn, which was lost on a napalm attack against airfields near Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

19-Apr

DAWSON, RONALD GORDON  (428087); age 24 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, NT490 TW-R of No 141 Sqn, which was lost on a napalm attack against airfields near Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

19-Apr

McKENNA, MAURICE GEORGE  (1111489); age 29 RAFVR

WO

He was captured on 1 Jun 1942 following a raid on Essen whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV799 of No 156 Sqn and was killed by RAF typhoons which attacked his POW column whilst being force marched between camps.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

19-Apr

JACKSON, LAWRENCE KENDALL  (J/86071); age Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, SW412 of No 182 Sqn, which was shot down near Bleckwedel by flak.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

19-Apr

HEATHMAN, CHARLES WALTER  (1378655); age 38 RAFVR

WO

He was captured on 12 Oct 1941 whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9762 of No 214 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremburg.  He was killed when his POW column was strafed by Typhoons.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

19-Apr

LALOUX, MAURICE HENRI JOSEPH  (1424951); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 219 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated in the Maidenhead Register

19-Apr

PETRISSE, ALBERT JOSEPH GHISLAIN  (153762); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 219 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated in the Maidenhead Register

19-Apr

YOUNG, RONALD LEICESTER  (178786); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito NF30, NT380 of No 219 Sqn, which was lost on a patrol over the Schelde Estuary.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

19-Apr

SHIERLAW, JOHN GOW  (416107); age 23 RAAF

WO

A member of No 458 Sqn, he was captured on 25 Mar 1943 whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LB172 'U' of No 221 Sqn, which was forced to make an emergency landing at Trapani after being hit by flak.  He was killed when his POW column was strafed by Typhoons.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

19-Apr

DECK, CHARLES GEORGE FREDERICK  (131032); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, EJ883 of No 222 Sqn, which was shot down near Neumunster airfield by flak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Apr

MACKENZIE, ALLAN GEORGE RAYMOND  (1321093); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, RF607 of No 235 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on shipping near Fredrikshavn following an engine failure.  He is buried in Struer Churchyard Extension

19-Apr

RELFE, FRANK ALBERT  (1399255); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, RF607 of No 235 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on shipping near Fredrikshavn following an engine failure.  He is buried in Struer Churchyard Extension

19-Apr

SOLT, RICHARD  (649842); age 40 RAF

LAC

He was serving with No 246 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Liskeard.  He is buried in St Martin-by-Looe (St Martin of Tours) Churchyard

19-Apr

SMITH, GEORGE MILNER DFC (49034); age Unknown RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, HK508 of No 256 Sqn, which was abandoned near Copparo during a night intruder sortie.  He is buried in Argenta Gap War Cemetery

19-Apr

BRIDGE, FREDERICK  (1697141); age 19 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NA344 of No 298 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off Jutland during a supply dropping sortie on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Sondre Nissum Churchyard

19-Apr

HEALEY, ROBERT HENRY  (1339619); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NA344 of No 298 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off Jutland during a supply dropping sortie on behalf of SOE.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Apr

MACKRILL, RONALD FRANKLIN  (926041); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NA344 of No 298 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off Jutland during a supply dropping sortie on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Vang Churchyard

19-Apr

PANNELL, ALBERT WILLIAM  (573947); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NA344 of No 298 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off Jutland during a supply dropping sortie on behalf of SOE.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Apr

SMEDLEY, DOUGLAS  (1380977); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NA344 of No 298 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off Jutland during a supply dropping sortie on behalf of SOE.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Apr

SMEDLEY, DOUGLAS  (1380977); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NA344 of No 298 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off Jutland during a supply dropping sortie on behalf of SOE.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Apr

WALL, WILLIAM HARRY  (1581100); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, NA344 of No 298 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off Jutland during a supply dropping sortie on behalf of SOE.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Apr

COWAN, HENRY  (J/12564); age 24 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, RN204 of No 402 Sqn, which was shot down near Parchim by flak during an armed recce.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

19-Apr

CLAYDEN, DOUGLAS JOBSON  (901682); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was captured following a raid on Stettin on 19 Sep 1941 whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8344 LQ-F of No 405 Sqn and was killed when his POW column was strafed by Typhoons.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

19-Apr

HARTEN, JOHN WILBERT EDMUND  (J/16665); age 27 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XVI, RR256 of No 416 Sqn, which was shot down near Hamburg in flames during an armed recce.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

19-Apr

DOUGLAS, ROBERT GORDON  (R/106758); age 28 RCAF

WO I

He abandoned Halifax II, DT669 of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down on 28 Mar 1943 and was captured.  He was killed in a strafing attack by Typhoons whilst being marched between POW camps.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

19-Apr

MacKENZIE, WARREN ELLWOOD  (R/65193); age 32 RCAF

WO I

He abandoned Halifax II, DT731 VR-M of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down near Leipzig on 21 Jan 1944 and captured.  He was killed when his POW column was strafed by Typhoons near Greese.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

19-Apr

SCOTT, ALEXANDER GRAHAM  (J/42479); age 19 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XVI, SM242 of No 421 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing near Brabow in Germany during an armed recce sortie, possibly as the result of engine problems.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

19-Apr

WHEADON, SYDNEY JOHN  (2213579); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was captured on 15 Feb 1944 whilst flying in Halifax III, LW341 KW-U of No 425 Sqn and was killed when his POW column was strafed by Typhoons.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

19-Apr

ALLAN, PETER DOUGLAS  (419752); age 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk IV, FX581 of No 450 Sqn, which crashed after being damaged by its own bomb blast.  He is buried in Argenta Gap War Cemetery

19-Apr

BUXTON, JAMES LEONARD  (1387989); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW834 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder over the River Po.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

19-Apr

HENDRY, IAN JAMES  (1804795); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW834 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder over the River Po.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

19-Apr

LAUDER, GORDON WILLIAM  (1865921); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW834 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder over the River Po.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

19-Apr

LISTER, FRANK GILMORE  (1673359); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW834 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder over the River Po.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

19-Apr

MORTIMER, KENNETH  (1431168); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was captured whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS735 of No 514 Sqn, which was lost on 31 Jan 1944 but was killed when his POW column was strafed by Typhoons at Gresse near Lauenburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

19-Apr

BARDSLEY, ERIC  (1455475); age 34 RAFVR

WO

He was captured whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4245 UL-S2 of No 576 Sqn, which crashed at Konigsberg on 1 Jan 1944, he was killed when his POW column was strafed by Typhoons.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

19-Apr

GIBBS, JOHN ARTHUR  (1338451); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was captured whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ518 of No 578 Sqn on 22 Apr 1944 during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He was killed when his POW column was strafed by Typhoons at Gresse near Lauenburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

19-Apr

BURNS, WILLIAM STALKER  (515388); age 34 RAF

LAC

He was probably killed when Anson I, EG105 of No 10 (O) AFU, was destroyed at Dumfries when a flash bomb fell on the ground and exploded next to it.  He is buried in Glasgow (Lambhill) Cemetery

19-Apr

LOSH, GEORGE ALBERT  (623752); age 24 RAF

WO

He was captured on 26 Jun 1942 following a raid on Bremen whilst flying in Halifax II, V9987 DY-U of No 102 Con Flt and was killed when his POW column was strafed by Typhoons.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

19-Apr

LOWMAN, HUGH PERCIVAL  (570626); age 25 RAF

WO

He was captured whilst flying in Halifax I, L9605 GV-Y of No 1652 CU, which he was killed when his POW column was strafed by Typhoons.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

19-Apr

JASPER, THOMAS WILLIAM  (172618); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, HR216 of No 1692 Flt, which broke up in a dive near Walpole St Andrew during an air-to-air firing practice.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

19-Apr

STEELE, FREDERICK JAMES WILLIAM  (561898); age 33 RAF

WO

He was captured on 12 Dec 1940 whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1246 of No 3 Grp Trg Flt, and was killed when his POW column was strafed by Typhoons.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

19-Apr

NAGLEY, ARTHUR HAROLD  (J/23075); age 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, RD486 of No 5 (C) OTU, which collided with another aircraft of the same unit whilst carrying out a practice formation attack on a pinnace.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Apr

SMITH, WILLIAM ARTHUR  (1579873); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, RD486 of No 5 (C) OTU, which collided with another aircraft of the same unit whilst carrying out a practice formation attack on a pinnace.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Apr

SHEPLEY, CHARLES HARRY  (414846); age 33 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW750 of No 70 OTU, which crashed on the El Shatt bombing range shortly after releasing a flare on a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Suez War Memorial Cemetery

19-Apr

ROBINSON, JOHN  (186338); age 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW750 of No 70 OTU, which crashed on the El Shatt bombing range shortly after releasing a flare on a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Suez War Memorial Cemetery

19-Apr

MOOLMAN , CHRISTIAS FRANS  (207228V); age 23 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW750 of No 70 OTU, which crashed on the El Shatt bombing range shortly after releasing a flare on a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Suez War Memorial Cemetery

19-Apr

BALMAIN, HENRY  (976735); age 27 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA933 of No 79 OTU, which collide with BA165 of the same unit on the approach to Lakatamia.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery.

19-Apr

GREEN, AUBREY OLIVER  (1607779); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA933 of No 79 OTU, which collide with BA165 of the same unit on the approach to Lakatamia.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery.

19-Apr

GOW, ALEXANDER  (1343839); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA933 of No 79 OTU, which collide with BA165 of the same unit on the approach to Lakatamia.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery.

19-Apr

BALLS, ARTHUR JAMES  (537877); age 27 RAF

Cpl

He had been serving with No 81 RSU when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in Brunei.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

19-Apr

BIBBY, RICHARD  (1133854); age 24 RAFVR

Cpl

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

19-Apr

TAJ-UD-DIN BIN KULUP ABU BAKAR  (785610); age Unknown RAF

AC1

He was a locally recruited member and was probably serving with the STC at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore (Unmaintainable Graves) Memorial

19-Apr

BEAL, JOHN DERRICK  (412288); age 19 RAFVR

AC2

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

20-Apr

IRELAND, ROBERT HENDERSON  (47491); age 27 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, LB862 of No 11 Sqn, which was destroyed on landing when its bombs blew up.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

20-Apr

JOHN, LESLIE RICHARD  (162490); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 87 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Florence War Cemetery

20-Apr

BROWN, ARNOLD  (746717); age 34 RAFVR

WO

He was shot down on 10 Dec 1940 during a raid on Cologne and captured whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5794 of No 107 Sqn.  He died in Boisenburg hospital from wounds sustained the previous day during an attack by Typhoons on the POW column in which was marching.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Apr

TAYLOR, GEORGE ROBERT THOMPSON  (55614); age 28 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ930 of No 190 Sqn, which crashed out of control near Windlesham in Surrey after the tail broke off shortly after taking off, probably due to a fire which started as the result of heat generated by friction caused by the tail wheel tyres being flat.  He is buried in Dunblane Cemetery

20-Apr

BUNKER, RICHARD HENRY DSO, DFC and Bar (40668); age 25 RAFO

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ930 of No 190 Sqn, which crashed out of control near Windlesham in Surrey after the tail broke off shortly after taking off, probably due to a fire which started as the result of heat generated by friction caused by the tail wheel tyres being flat.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

20-Apr

ALDRED, JEFFREY  (3010575); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ930 of No 190 Sqn, which crashed out of control near Windlesham in Surrey after the tail broke off shortly after taking off, probably due to a fire which started as the result of heat generated by friction caused by the tail wheel tyres being flat.  He is buried in Kirk Hallam (All Saints) Churchyard

20-Apr

BAGLEY, RONALD LEWIS  (1812807); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ930 of No 190 Sqn, which crashed out of control near Windlesham in Surrey after the tail broke off shortly after taking off, probably due to a fire which started as the result of heat generated by friction caused by the tail wheel tyres being flat.  He is buried in Hatfield Road Cemetery, St Albans

20-Apr

GARDINER, KENNETH GERALD  (1587766); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ930 of No 190 Sqn, which crashed out of control near Windlesham in Surrey after the tail broke off shortly after taking off, probably due to a fire which started as the result of heat generated by friction caused by the tail wheel tyres being flat.  He is buried in Chalford (Christ Church) Churchyard

20-Apr

KING, FREDERICK CHARLES  (1587589); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ930 of No 190 Sqn, which crashed out of control near Windlesham in Surrey after the tail broke off shortly after taking off, probably due to a fire which started as the result of heat generated by friction caused by the tail wheel tyres being flat.  He is buried in Clevedon (St Andrew) Churchyard

20-Apr

SULSH, SAMUEL ALFRED  (56536); age 39 RAFVR

Plt Off

A member of 180 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ930 of No 190 Sqn, which crashed out of control near Windlesham in Surrey after the tail broke off shortly after taking off, probably due to a fire which started as the result of heat generated by friction caused by the tail wheel tyres being flat.  He is buried in Eglantine Church of Ireland Cemetery

20-Apr

BORNE, R FFAF (); age Recce FFAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XVI, TB371 of No 341 Sqn, which was shot down near Wiesede by flak during an armed recce.  

20-Apr

GROENSTEEN, JACQUES HILAIRE PIERRE  (1299861); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, NH686 'V' of No 350 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 over Berlin during a sweep.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

20-Apr

ANDERSON, ROBERT WILLIAM  (J/28754); age 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MJ980 of No 401 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 near Schwerin during an armed recce.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Apr

DIETRICHSON, G RNAF (); age 

2 Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA285 GI-O of No 622 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Burgweinting during a raid against a fuel depot at Regensburg.  

20-Apr

SMITH, HUBERT ABRAM  (175274); age Unknown RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA285 GI-O of No 622 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Burgweinting during a raid against a fuel depot at Regensburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Apr

HULLAND, JOHN EDWARD  (1410959); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA285 GI-O of No 622 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Burgweinting during a raid against a fuel depot at Regensburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Apr

REID, RICHARD WALLACE  (1826182); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA285 GI-O of No 622 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Burgweinting during a raid against a fuel depot at Regensburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Apr

ROBBINS, VICTOR STANLEY  (136689); age 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA285 GI-O of No 622 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Burgweinting during a raid against a fuel depot at Regensburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Apr

SCOTT, BRUCE FREDRIC  (421536); age 22 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA285 GI-O of No 622 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Burgweinting during a raid against a fuel depot at Regensburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Apr

PADDON, ALBERT JOHN  (45685); age 36 RAAF

LAC

He was serving as a fabric worker with No 10 RAAF when he died of an Acute Pulmonary Oedema in Derby.  He is buried in Lamerton Cemetery

20-Apr

BRIDGER, ROGER THOMAS  (R/252616); age 24 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK598 of No 1660 HCU, which crashed near Newark during a practice bombing exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

20-Apr

CHARLEBOIS, GORDON PHILLIP  (R/274376); age 29 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK598 of No 1660 HCU, which crashed near Newark during a practice bombing exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

20-Apr

ROBITAILLE, FRANCIS CLESPHAS MARTIAL  (R/290092); age 28 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK598 of No 1660 HCU, which crashed near Newark during a practice bombing exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

20-Apr

DIAS, VIVIAN PETER  (605691); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP760 'H' of No 19 OTU, which broke up in the air near Humble, East Lothian during a navigational training flight.  He is buried in Haddington (St Martin's) New Burial Ground

20-Apr

GOURLAY, WILLIAM  (1825511); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP760 'H' of No 19 OTU, which broke up in the air near Humble, East Lothian during a navigational training flight.  He is buried in Haddington (St Martin's) New Burial Ground

20-Apr

MATTHEWS, AUBREY GLYNDWR  (153043); age 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP760 'H' of No 19 OTU, which broke up in the air near Humble, East Lothian during a navigational training flight.  He is buried in Mortlake Cemetery

20-Apr

PULHAM, JOHN DANIEL  (1896217); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP760 'H' of No 19 OTU, which broke up in the air near Humble, East Lothian during a navigational training flight.  He is buried in Dover (St James's) Cemetery

20-Apr

RAWLINSON, EDWARD  (166236); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP760 'H' of No 19 OTU, which broke up in the air near Humble, East Lothian during a navigational training flight.  He is buried in Horwich (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

20-Apr

WILLIAMS, ROBERT EDWARD  (J/46275); age 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP760 'H' of No 19 OTU, which broke up in the air near Humble, East Lothian during a navigational training flight.  He is buried in Haddington (St Martin's) New Burial Ground

20-Apr

CORNEY, ANTHONY JOSEPH  (1812532); age 20 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard IIA, 7255 (ex EX496) of No 22 AS, which crashed near Standerton having become lost on a night flight.  He is buried in Vereeniging Old Town Cemetery

20-Apr

FRITCHLEY, COLIN  (1433355); age 23 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 322 MU and died in No 64 Mobile Field Hospital from acute appendicitis and small pox.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery.

20-Apr

ANDERSON, IVOR MAGNUS  (150527); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AB380 of No 57 OTU, which collided with Spitfire EN767 of the same unit.  He is buried in Gillingham (Woodlands) Cemetery

20-Apr

WILLIAMS, DONALD GEORGE  (1385387); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EN767 of No 57 OTU, which collided with Spitfire AB3807 of the same unit.  He is buried in Bridgwater (Quantock Road) Cemetery

20-Apr

HEWICK, ALFRED EDWARD  (549281); age Unknown RAF

Flt Sgt

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

20-Apr

LINCOLN, AUDREY KATHLEEN BARBARA  (445890); age 22 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 Croydon.  She was cremated at Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery

20-Apr

CUDDEHAY, CLARENCE GEORGE  (358734); age 45 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 Exeter.  He is buried in Silverton (St Mary) Churchyard

20-Apr

COX, HERBERT  (1201816); age 36 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 Oxford.  He is buried in Cumnor (St Michael) Churchyard

20-Apr

BIRTILL, HENRY ROY  (88319); age 40 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

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 Drumachose (Christ Church) Church of Ireland Churchyard

21-Apr

McKENZIE, BRUCE CALDER  (401994); age 24 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, EJ610 of No 3 Sqn, which was probably shot down near Perleberg by a Fw 190.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

21-Apr

HUNT, JOHN PENBOSS  (433038); age 20 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Boston V, BZ590 of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce of the Po Valley.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

21-Apr

BOSTOCK, ALEXANDER THOMAS  (1818442); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston V, BZ590 of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce of the Po Valley.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

21-Apr

PERKINS, DAVID MILLARD  (1801441); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston V, BZ590 of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce of the Po Valley.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

21-Apr

RAIKES, DAVID KENNEDY  (1807677); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston V, BZ590 of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce of the Po Valley.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

21-Apr

JACK, RUSSELL STUART  (410340); age 22 RAAF

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt II, KJ268 of No 79 Sqn, which was shot down by ground fire during a ‘Cab rank patrol’ in the Toungoo area.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

21-Apr

TOPLIFF, GEORGE HENRY  (419396); age 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KH410 'N' of No 206 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark.  He is buried in Aarestrup Churchyard

21-Apr

EMERY, KENNETH  (1076591); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KH410 'N' of No 206 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark.  He is buried in Aarestrup Churchyard

21-Apr

GALE, WINDSOR THOMAS HENRY  (190271); age 24 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KH410 'N' of No 206 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark.  He is buried in Aarestrup Churchyard

21-Apr

HARDING, ALAN JAMES  (153317); age 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KH410 'N' of No 206 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark.  He is buried in Aarestrup Churchyard

21-Apr

LAYCOCK, PETER STEVENS LEINTHALL  (151105); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KH410 'N' of No 206 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark.  He is buried in Aarestrup Churchyard

21-Apr

LONG, GEORGE CHARLES KENNETH  (1319712); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KH410 'N' of No 206 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark.  He is buried in Aarestrup Churchyard

21-Apr

ORRITT, FREDERICK RALPH  (1432826); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KH410 'N' of No 206 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark.  He is buried in Aarestrup Churchyard

21-Apr

SPENCER, WALTER WILLIAM  (R/110774); age 22 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KH410 'N' of No 206 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark.  He is buried in Aarestrup Churchyard

21-Apr

THEAKER, THOMAS KEITH  (R/132255); age 25 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KH410 'N' of No 206 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark.  He is buried in Aarestrup Churchyard

21-Apr

GUILONWARD, N RNNAS (); age  RNNAS

Lt Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KH410 'N' of No 206 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark.  He is buried in Aarestrup Churchyard

21-Apr

SMITH, ANTHONY RICHARD TENISON  (4214135); age 23 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KH410 'N' of No 206 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark.  He is buried in Aarestrup Churchyard

21-Apr

DAVEY, RAYMOND THOMAS  (920886); age 24 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 211 when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Brunei.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

21-Apr

GREEN, EDWARD ARTHUR  (621821); age 24 RAF

WO

He was captured on 28 Aug 1943 whilst flying in Stirling I, BF315 HA-F of No 218 Sqn and died from wounds sustained on 19 Apr 1945 when his POW column was attacked by Allied fighters.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

21-Apr

HANSCOM, HARRY ROBERT  (J/88672); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XVI, SM664 of No 443 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 near Parchim during a sweep to Schwerin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

21-Apr

RUSHTON, ALEC STANLEY BROADHURST  (159987); age 30 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota, KG326 of No 575 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Dessen in Germany whilst off track in poor weather whilst delivering a cargo of petrol.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

21-Apr

STALKER, DUNCAN JOHN  (139414); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota, KG326 of No 575 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Dessen in Germany whilst off track in poor weather whilst delivering a cargo of petrol.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

21-Apr

THOMPSON, PERCY  (1082227); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota, KG326 of No 575 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Dessen in Germany whilst off track in poor weather whilst delivering a cargo of petrol.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

21-Apr

WEBB, BERNARD HERBERT  (2407); age 35 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota, KG326 of No 575 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Dessen in Germany whilst off track in poor weather whilst delivering a cargo of petrol.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

21-Apr

FEW, ERIC STANLEY  (83246); age 25 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, RV359 6T-X of No 608 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

21-Apr

CAMPBELL, SAMUAL STEVENSON  (190300); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, RV359 6T-X of No 608 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

21-Apr

WARNER, SIDNEY LEONARD  (365809); age 36 RAF

Flt Sgt

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

21-Apr

SMITH, KENNETH MORTIMER  (578829); age 19 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, HD308 of No 111 OTU, which came down in the sea off New Providence in the Bahamas.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

21-Apr

BEYNON, DAVID EDMUND  (966674); age 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, HD308 of No 111 OTU, which came down in the sea off New Providence in the Bahamas.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

21-Apr

HAMLIN, CYRIL REGINALD  (1802845); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, HD308 of No 111 OTU, which came down in the sea off New Providence in the Bahamas.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

21-Apr

HANNEY, ROBERT AUBREY  (930982); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, HD308 of No 111 OTU, which came down in the sea off New Providence in the Bahamas.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

21-Apr

LUNAM, DONALD  (2202815); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, HD308 of No 111 OTU, which came down in the sea off New Providence in the Bahamas.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

21-Apr

McLEAN, ROBERT FORRESTER  (1566281); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, HD308 of No 111 OTU, which came down in the sea off New Providence in the Bahamas.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

21-Apr

CZARNIECKI, Tadeusz Kazimierz (P.706585); age 21 PAF

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard IIB, KF366  of No 16 (P) SFTS, which collided with FT375 over Cotgrave, Nottinghamshire, during a formation flying practice.  He is buried in Newark-Upon-Trent Cemetery

21-Apr

CARMAN, THOMAS FREDERICK  (1875076); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder III, HD481 of No 24 SAAF, which was shot down by flak.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

21-Apr

FOX, PETER LIONEL  (1818633); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder III, HD481 of No 24 SAAF, which was shot down by flak.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

21-Apr

GUBBINS, DENIS CHRISTOPHER  (1606170); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder III, HD481 of No 24 SAAF, which was shot down by flak.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

21-Apr

MANSFIELD, HORACE STANLEY  (1680131); age 34 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 412 RSU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

21-Apr

RUSSELL, WILLIAM CARNDUFF  (10315); age 27 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, NM794 of No 6 (P) AFU, which crashed near Watchfield during a solo cross-country exercise in bad weather.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

21-Apr

MORPHEW, GEOFFREY LEONARD  (162118); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, ER304 of No 71 OTU, which flew into the ground and burst into flames near Ismailia.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

21-Apr

McCURDY, ARCHIBALD ROY  (C/17966); age 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, RM730 of No 83 GSU, which dived into the sea from 9,000ft, 2 miles off Shoreham, Sussex.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Apr

SCOTCHER, FRANK ROBERT  (1270226); age 24 RAFVR

AC2

He had been serving at AD Far East when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Brunei.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

21-Apr

HODKINSON, JOHN ERIC  (1104224); age 30 RAFVR

AC1

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

21-Apr

OGILVIE, JOHN ROY  (1081031); age 24 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 Durham N W.  He is buried in Stanley New Cemetery

21-Apr

WILLIAMS, HERBERT CHARLES  (17003); age 63 RAF

WO

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 N E.  He is buried in Epsom Cemetery

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