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Casualties - 1 - 8 May 1945


01-May

HAYES, PETER DOUGLAS  (154962); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 31 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

01-May

BRAUN, ROBERT PERCY  (90114); age Unknown RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mitchell III, KJ624 of No 98 Sqn, which flew into trees near Wavre in Belgium during an unauthorised flight.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

01-May

FRASER, FREDERICK  (1566905); age 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Oxford I, HM763 of No 157 Sqn, which crashed near Methwold after control was lost following a dummy attack by a P-51.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Grove) Cemetery

01-May

NASH, THOMAS JAMES MICHAEL  (55254); age 26 RAF

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford I, HM763 of No 157 Sqn, which crashed near Methwold after control was lost following a dummy attack by a P-51.  He is buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery

01-May

MERRALL, PETER ALFRED  (1323182); age 23 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford I, HM763 of No 157 Sqn, which crashed near Methwold after control was lost following a dummy attack by a P-51.  He is buried in Coulsdon (St John) Churchyard

01-May

PORTEOUS, JAMES CUNNINGHAM  (197940); age 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford I, HM763 of No 157 Sqn, which crashed near Methwold after control was lost following a dummy attack by a P-51.  He is buried in Bo'ness Cemetery

01-May

ARSCOTT, PERCY RICHARD  (414878); age 24 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ868 'X' of No 160 Sqn, which ditched in the Indian Ocean after running out of fuel.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-May

JOY, DOUGLAS GORDON MACKENZIE  (C/1218); age 25 RCAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ868 'X' of No 160 Sqn, which ditched in the Indian Ocean after running out of fuel.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-May

ROBERTSON, JAMES DUNCAN ALEXANDER  (J/29252); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ868 'X' of No 160 Sqn, which ditched in the Indian Ocean after running out of fuel.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-May

CLARKE, THOMAS FREDERICK COURTNEY  (636459); age 23 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH312 'X' of No 358 Sqn, which ditched in the vicinity of Cheduba Island at night following a double engine failure on a special duties operation.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-May

ROBINSON, RICHARD WILLIAM  (51159); age 30 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH312 'X' of No 358 Sqn, which ditched in the vicinity of Cheduba Island at night following a double engine failure on a special duties operation.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-May

BULL, WALTER HENRY  (165575); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH312 'X' of No 358 Sqn, which ditched in the vicinity of Cheduba Island at night following a double engine failure on a special duties operation.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-May

BURLING, ALBERT JAMES  (1877098); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH312 'X' of No 358 Sqn, which ditched in the vicinity of Cheduba Island at night following a double engine failure on a special duties operation.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

01-May

YOUNG, D B  (J/92575); age 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, TA839 of No 411 Sqn, which was lost in the Lubeck area during an armed recce.  He is buried in Nederweert War Cemetery

01-May

BOUCK, GEORGE WALTER  (J/26638); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, RM850 'D' of No 430 Sqn, which was lost near Hamburg during a tactical recce.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

01-May

BOOLS, GEOFFREY MAURICE  (1314750); age 23 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito III, LR521 of No 308 MU, which spun into the ground near Bamrauli after losing a wing in flight.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

01-May

RATCLIFFE, FRANK LATHAM  (172923); age 42 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was probably killed whilst flying in Norseman, FR405 of No 45 Grp, which crashed about 12 miles from Charlottetown, PEI after hitting an obstruction in bad visibility.  He is buried in Gander War Cemetery.

01-May

BUCHANAN, DAVID MITCHELL  (1569082); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, LE646 of the GATU, which flew into the ground during a low level exercise.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

01-May

ROSS, SYDNEY  (1659729); age 42 RAFVR

LAC

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

01-May

LEFORT, CICELY MARGOT  (9900); age 46 WAAF

SO

She was serving with SOE and operated in France from June 1943, however in September she was arrested in mid 1943. Following interrogation and torture, she was sent to the Fresnes prison in Paris and then in early 1944 was shipped to Ravensbrück concentration camp, where she was eventually gassed.  She is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-May

McBAIN, GEORGE BASIL  (71102); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

She was serving with SOE being parachuted into France on 2 March 1944 but was immediately arrested, eventually being executed at Gross Rosen in Germany.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-May

OXLEY, CHARLES  (1198928); age 28 RAFVR

AC1

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

01-May

SMITH, SIDNEY THOMAS  (1356832); age 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Chichester.  He is buried in Gloucester (Coney Hill) Cemetery

01-May

LEVERINGTON, MURIEL  (2022927); age 32 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 Surrey M E.  She is buried in Huddersfield (Lockwood) Cemetery

01-May

PENNIE, GEORGE HAROLD  (1414922); age 33 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 Welshpool.  He is buried in Montgomery (St Nicholas) Churchyard

02-May

WOODCOCK, SIDNEY LESLIE  (175562); age 34 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR446 'Z' of No 110 Sqn, which crashed near Syriam in Burma whilst conducting a PR  sortie over the area.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

02-May

BUCHANAN, JOHN GEORGE  (415744); age 25 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR446 'Z' of No 110 Sqn, which crashed near Syriam in Burma whilst conducting a PR  sortie over the area.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

02-May

WEBB, GEORGE FRANCIS HERBERT  (90987); age 30 AuxAF

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, SW530 of No 124 Wing Sqn, which was shot down near Gleschendorf by flak.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

02-May

BEADLE, DONALD JOSHUA  (1322835); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIX, MM680 of No 169 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a napalm attack on Jagel airfield.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

02-May

CATTERALL, ROBERT  (53904); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIX, MM680 of No 169 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a napalm attack on Jagel airfield.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

02-May

NICOLSON, DONALD TOFFT  (428122); age 25 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH210 'R' of No 355 Sqn, which ditched in the sea off the Rangoon River after height was unable to be maintained following an engine fire.  3 others killed.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

02-May

NICOLSON, JAMES BRINDLEY VC, DFC (39329); age 29 RAF

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH210 'R' of No 355 Sqn, which ditched in the sea off the Rangoon River after height was unable to be maintained following an engine fire.  3 others killed.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

02-May

BELL, ROBERT TAYLOR  (1826150); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH210 'R' of No 355 Sqn, which ditched in the sea off the Rangoon River after height was unable to be maintained following an engine fire.  3 others killed.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

02-May

CALLAND, JOHN  (101427); age 36 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH210 'R' of No 355 Sqn, which ditched in the sea off the Rangoon River after height was unable to be maintained following an engine fire.  3 others killed.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

02-May

CAMERON, DONALD URQUHART  (1823810); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH210 'R' of No 355 Sqn, which ditched in the sea off the Rangoon River after height was unable to be maintained following an engine fire.  3 others killed.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

02-May

DE SOUZA, GERALD ANTHONY  (118069); age 31 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH210 'R' of No 355 Sqn, which ditched in the sea off the Rangoon River after height was unable to be maintained following an engine fire.  3 others killed.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

02-May

HELSBY, LAURENCE  (1755315); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH210 'R' of No 355 Sqn, which ditched in the sea off the Rangoon River after height was unable to be maintained following an engine fire.  3 others killed.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

02-May

HILL, BRIAN  (163701); age 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH210 'R' of No 355 Sqn, which ditched in the sea off the Rangoon River after height was unable to be maintained following an engine fire.  3 others killed.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

02-May

SPILLARD, JACK  (195438); age 34 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH210 'R' of No 355 Sqn, which ditched in the sea off the Rangoon River after height was unable to be maintained following an engine fire.  3 others killed.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

02-May

DOHERTY, SAMUEL ARTHUR  (R/251292); age 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH210 'R' of No 355 Sqn, which ditched in the sea off the Rangoon River after height was unable to be maintained following an engine fire.  3 others killed.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

02-May

CARTER, ROTHNEY ALEX  (28286); age 26 RAAF

Fg Off

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH312 'X' of No 358 Sqn, which  ditched in the vicinity of Cheduba Island at night following a double engine failure on a special duties operation.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

02-May

ROCHFORD, DAVID GEORGE  (106025); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR576 of No 618 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Petersham in New South Wales after burst into flames in the air.  He is buried in Sydney War Cemetery

02-May

HEWITT, JEFFREY LANGDIL  (1047374); age 23 RAFVR

Cpl

At the moment neither his unit nor his cause of death has yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

02-May

TURLAND, PETER CHARLES  (574644); age 23 RAF

LAC

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

02-May

MOULE, ARTHUR ERNEST  (1255851); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard IIA, 7212 (ex EX480) of No 22 AS, which crashed at Bankfontein after he blacked out in a turn.  He is buried in Vereeniging Old Town Cemetery

02-May

RIDDELL, CECIL JOHN  (1628999); age 20 RAFVR

AC2

He died from injuries sustained on 2 May 1945 whilst flying in an unknown aircraft of No 3 BFTS, which crashed in a pasture approximately 14 miles southwest of Lamar.  He is buried in Miami (Grand Army of the Republic) Cemetery.

02-May

JONES, JOHN LEIGH CARADOG  (1184707); age 29 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE818 of No 9 FU, which crashed into trees on taking off from Dum Dum following an engine failure.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

03-May

BONE, JOHN  (119710); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, SN189 'R' of No 3 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by flak near Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

03-May

FENTON, DESMOND HUGH  (129511); age Unknown RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was flying a Beaufighter of No 22 Sqn, when he was captured by the Japanese.  After initial incarceration in Rangoon Jail he was made to join a forced march by his captors. Having stopped briefly as the result of an air raid alarm, he was too slow in getting to his feet and was bayoneted by a guard.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

03-May

BROWN, JAMES ARTHUR  (1393134); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP838 of No 181 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by flak near Kiel.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

03-May

LEAVEY, THOMAS KEVIN FRANCIS XAVIER  (432007); age 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN202 of No 194 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-May

PITTENDRIGH, ROBERT NISBET  (434575); age 22 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN202 of No 194 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-May

WALTON, COLIN ALLAN  (10769); age 29 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN202 of No 194 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-May

KEMP, ROYDON MAXWELL  (3033533); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN202 of No 194 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-May

WRIGHT, EDWIN WILLIAM  (1602119); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN202 of No 194 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-May

GUNN, PHILIP MAURICE (); age 

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN202 of No 194 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie.  

03-May

GUNN, PHILIP MAURICE  (421488); age 27 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN202 of No 194 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-May

BOLTON, WILLIAM FREDERICK  (1800967); age 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG373 EX-T of No 199 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, RG375 of the same unit near Meimsdorf during a bomber support (Mandrel) sortie to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

03-May

BROOKS, WILLIAM ERNEST  (157077); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG373 EX-T of No 199 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, RG375 of the same unit near Meimsdorf during a bomber support (Mandrel) sortie to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

03-May

CROFT, KENNETH NORMAN JOSEPH  (183376); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG373 EX-T of No 199 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, RG375 of the same unit near Meimsdorf during a bomber support (Mandrel) sortie to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

03-May

GAVIN, KEITH ALEXANDER CAMERON MUNRO  (1345057); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG373 EX-T of No 199 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, RG375 of the same unit near Meimsdorf during a bomber support (Mandrel) sortie to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

03-May

HOLDER, ALFRED SAMUEL JOHN  (160621); age 43 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG373 EX-T of No 199 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, RG375 of the same unit near Meimsdorf during a bomber support (Mandrel) sortie to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

03-May

LEWIS, JOHN ROGER  (1582193); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG373 EX-T of No 199 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, RG375 of the same unit near Meimsdorf during a bomber support (Mandrel) sortie to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

03-May

WILSON, DOUGLAS  (1593340); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG373 EX-T of No 199 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, RG375 of the same unit near Meimsdorf during a bomber support (Mandrel) sortie to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

03-May

BRADLEY, ARTHUR ANDREW  (1623077); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG375 EX-R of No 199 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, RG373 of the same unit near Meimsdorf during a bomber support (Mandrel) sortie to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

03-May

CHAMBERS, FRANCIS THOMAS  (1693936); age 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG375 EX-R of No 199 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, RG373 of the same unit near Meimsdorf during a bomber support (Mandrel) sortie to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

03-May

GREENWOOD, DESMOND  (1594801); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG375 EX-R of No 199 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, RG373 of the same unit near Meimsdorf during a bomber support (Mandrel) sortie to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

03-May

LOTH, JOSEPH  (1606968); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG375 EX-R of No 199 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, RG373 of the same unit near Meimsdorf during a bomber support (Mandrel) sortie to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

03-May

MACKAY, WILLIAM HENRY VESEY  (197183); age 29 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG375 EX-R of No 199 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, RG373 of the same unit near Meimsdorf during a bomber support (Mandrel) sortie to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

03-May

POOL, REGINALD HENRY ALFRED  (1325152); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG375 EX-R of No 199 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, RG373 of the same unit near Meimsdorf during a bomber support (Mandrel) sortie to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

03-May

HUNT, SIDNEY GEORGE ROBERT  (908024); age 25 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Kingswood of No 230 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Oldland (St Anne) Churchyard

03-May

O'DONNELL, ERNEST CHRISTOPHER  (1315520); age 23 RAFVR

WO

He was serving with No 237 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

03-May

BROOKS, ALAN WILLIAM  (1808179); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, DN551 of No 247 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Kiel whilst attacking a destroyer.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-May

FARRINGTON, MAURICE KINGSLEY  (1468657); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, RD456 of No 254 Sqn, which was shot down flak from a ship it was attacking off Samso.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-May

SCOTT, JOHN  (1565615); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, RD456 of No 254 Sqn, which was shot down flak from a ship it was attacking off Samso.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-May

DONOVAN, FRANCIS PATRICK ALEXANDER  (1804364); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 341 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-May

CENITCH, ALEXANDER  (168696); age Unknown RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was serving with No 351 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

03-May

McCLARTY, STANLEY MALCOLM  (J/14006); age Unknown RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, NH263 of No 411 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Kiel during an armed recce.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

03-May

PIERI, DONALD MATHEW  (J/9430); age 27 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK827 of No 412 Sqn, which he abandoned after being hit by ground fire but he did not survive.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-May

AMLIN, EDSEL EDWARD  (R/145224); age 26 RCAF

LAC

He was serving with No 419 when he died from natural causes.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

03-May

BURDEN, GEORGE FRANKLIN  (J/88715); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, SW443 of No 439 Sqn, which was shot down near Pinneberg by flak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-May

GREEVES, HENRY NICHOLAS  (1198376); age 36 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 605 Sqn, 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

03-May

CLARKE, AUBREY JOHN  (429177); age 23 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE813 of No 132 OTU, which flew into high ground whilst off track near Cockburnspath in Berwickshire during a night training flight.  He is buried in Edmonton Cemetery, Middlesex

03-May

RICE, HARRY KENNETH LILLINGTON  (4216075); age 21 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE813 of No 132 OTU, which flew into high ground whilst off track near Cockburnspath in Berwickshire during a night training flight.  He is buried in Haddington (St Martin's) New Burial Ground

03-May

SOUTHWELL, JOHN RICHARD  (1292960); age Unknown RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 151 MU 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

03-May

MUGAN, JAMES EDWARD ALOYSIOUS  (R/179993); age 27 RCAF

Sgt

He was serving in the 83 Grp SPP & SU and was killed in a motor cycle accident between Etzen and Ehlbeck when it developed a 'speed wobble' due to the poor road surface.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

03-May

BUTLER, ALFRED CHARLES WILLIAM  (1805516); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

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

03-May

McDONALD, HENRY MASON KELLY  (998041); 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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Dundee Eastern Necropolis

03-May

WESLEY, FRANK D.  (199920); 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, but possibly occurred in the RAF Hospital at Wroughton, his death being registered in Swindon.  He is buried in Birmingham (Handsworth) Cemetery

03-May

HARPER, REGINALD JAMES  (1446130); age 39 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 Truro.  He is buried in Hornchurch Cemetery

04-May

NATTA, BASIL MATTHEW  (422308); age 22 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang IVA, KH674 of No 19 Sqn, which collided with KH818 of the same unit during an escort mission off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-May

DAVIDSON, JOSEPH  (127915); age 32 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang IVA, KH818 'F' of No 19 Sqn, which collided with KH674 of the same unit during an escort mission off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-May

HEDDERLY, WILLIAM ARTHUR  (1604155); age 31 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter X, RD379 of No 22 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping sweep in the Gulf of Martban.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

04-May

MARTIN, HORACE  (152449); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter X, RD379 of No 22 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping sweep in the Gulf of Martban.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

04-May

DURRANT, ROBERT HAROLD  (1437395); age 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG491 of No 62 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

04-May

ELIAS, SYDNEY JOHN  (201252); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG491 of No 62 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

04-May

HERBERT, DENNIS JACK  (162946); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG491 of No 62 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

04-May

ROBERTSON, ALEXANDER  (1567164); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG491 of No 62 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

04-May

HEMINGWAY, ANTHONY SIDNEY  (771997); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, RF586 of No 110 Sqn, which failed to return from a sweep to Bassen.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

04-May

HIGHAM, ERNEST FREDERICK  (134093); age 31 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito NF30, NT427 of No 125 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Hackthorn in Lincolnshire during an air test.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

04-May

HUMPHRIES, KEITH HENRY  (1613913); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito NF30, NT427 of No 125 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Hackthorn in Lincolnshire during an air test.  He is buried in Thurrock (West Thurrock) Cemetery

04-May

AUSTEEN, A DFC (); age Ramrod  RNoAF

Maj

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, KH478 'B' of No 126 Sqn, which was shot down during an attack on ships and U-boats off Flensberger Fjord.  

04-May

THORBURN, DOUGLAS KEITH DFC (121408); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, RS568 or RS623 of No 235 Sqn, which both force landed in Sweden following an engine failure during an attack on shipping.  He is buried in Varberg Church New Cemetery

04-May

SZCZERBINSKI, Leslaw (P.2078); age 24 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MJ138 'U' of No 317 Sqn, which exploded in the air after being hit by flak during a dive bombing attack on shipping near Wilhelmshaven.  

04-May

PRICE, THOMAS  (742032); age 30 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, LF652 of No 577 Sqn, which spun into the sea off Southport whilst carrying out aerobatics.  He is buried in Cleethorpes Cemetery

04-May

COX, JOHN GEOFFREY HAYLER  (1813120); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder III, HD667 of No 25 Sqn SAAF, which was damaged by flak during an attack on a rail line between Popovaca and Dugo Selo in Croatia but spun into the ground whilst attempting a forced landing.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

04-May

NEALE, ROY SIDNEY  (185957); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder III, HD667 of No 25 Sqn SAAF, which was damaged by flak during an attack on a rail line between Popovaca and Dugo Selo in Croatia but spun into the ground whilst attempting a forced landing.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

04-May

EATON, ARTHUR RONALD  (1230826); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 40 BPU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

04-May

MASON, PATRICK FRENCH  (1031219); age 30 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 402 ASP at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

04-May

BOWLEY-BOOTH, HORACE  (1816282); age 21 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving at Riddle-McKay Aero School, Clewiston at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Arcadia (Oak Ridge) Cemetery

04-May

CALDERHEAD, THOMAS WALLACE  (1573752); age 20 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving at Riddle-McKay Aero School, Clewiston at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Arcadia (Oak Ridge) Cemetery

04-May

VAN LEEUWEN, BASIL WILFRED MARTINUS  (1800220); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

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 Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

04-May

SWARBRICK, JANE  (2047332); age 23 WAAF

LACW

She was serving in the UK and died in Edinburgh Royal Infirmary from TB.  She is buried in Fauldhouse Cemetery

04-May

BARNES, SAMUEL STANLEY  (511786); age 34 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 Bristol.  He is buried in Littleton Drew (All Saints) Churchyard

04-May

SIMS, ANDREW EDWARD  (1653048); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR160 of No 8 OTU, which Dived into ground near Whitland, Carmarthenshire.  He is buried in Swansea (Oystermouth) Cemetery.

04-May

ROSS, DONALD LLEWELLYN BUCHANAN  (1320063); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR160 of No 8 OTU, which Dived into ground near Whitland, Carmarthenshire.  He was cremated at Mortlake Crematorium

04-May

COOIL, JOHN ROBERT  (1519861); age 42 RAF

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 Fylde.  He is buried in Kirk Malew (St Malew) Churchyard Extension

04-May

THOMPSON, ERIC VINCENT  (1313426); age 34 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK  at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained, but possibly occurred in the RAF Hospital at Wroughton, his death being registered in Swindon.  He is buried in Lymington Cemetery

04-May

LARGE, LESLIE KENNETH  (166441); age 19 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving in the UK  at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained, but possibly occurred in the RAF Hospital at Uxbridge, his death being registered in Uxbridge.  He is buried in Tonbridge Cemetery

05-May

HOWATSON, JAMES LEONARD  (435216); age 24 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KK299 of No 547 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

ALLEN, REGINALD JAMES  (113901); age 33 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KK299 of No 547 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Aarhus West Cemetery

05-May

DALE, ARTHUR JOHN  (1167418); age 30 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KK299 of No 547 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Aalborg New Cemetery

05-May

DEVINS, WILLIAM ANSELM  (1387869); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KK299 of No 547 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

HILL, GEORGE WILLIAM  (133628); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KK299 of No 547 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

PARKS, HAROLD  (195949); age 24 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KK299 of No 547 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

PHELAN, PATRICK DOMINIC  (1895715); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KK299 of No 547 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

TYRER, ALBERT EDWARD  (1457562); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KK299 of No 547 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

KEOWN, CHARLES ASHTON  (R/290316); age 19 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KK299 of No 547 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

McLEAN, ROBERT JAMES  (R/273645); age 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KK299 of No 547 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

SWEENEY, VINCENT DANIEL  (J/44294); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KK299 of No 547 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

NANKIVELL, ARTHUR REX  (658944); age 26 RAF

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIX, TA442 of No 600 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Cesenatico.  He is buried in Coriano Ridge War Cemetery

05-May

BELL, ALEXANDER CLARK  (1566694); age 35 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIX, TA442 of No 600 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Cesenatico.  He is buried in Coriano Ridge War Cemetery

05-May

RAMSDEN, RONALD HOLT  (1057103); age 25 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 2923 Sqn RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

05-May

CHALMERS, JAMES  (1070222); age 34 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 5023 (Airfield Construction) Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

05-May

WATSON, WALTER THOMAS TONY  (1450291); age 22 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the Far East (unit unknown) 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

05-May

JONES, CECIL STANSFIELD  (1685706); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Oxford I, HN637 of No 18 (P) AFU, which crashed at Norton Lindsay after control was lost in the circuit.  He is buried in Liverpool (West Derby) Cemetery

05-May

GIBBONS, DAVID JAMES  (1274803); age 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 184 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

05-May

SPENDER, MICHAEL ALFRED  (136675); age Unknown RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Anson I, W1903 of No 34 Wing, which crashed on take-off from B102 on 3 May 1945.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

05-May

RICHARDSON, STANLEY  (1612141); age 40 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 402 ASP at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

05-May

CHARLES, HAYDN MELVILLE  (1409597); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 5058 AMES at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

05-May

McCARTNEY, ALAN JAMES  (432695); age 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FX898 of No 61 OTU, which flew into high ground in cloud near Llangellen.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

05-May

MIGAS, Eugeniusz Marian (P.781547); age 31 PAF

LAC

He was serving with No 6305 SE at the time of his death, which was due to him accidentally drowning in a canal at Douai, France  He is buried in Cambrai (Route De Solesmes) Communal Cemetery

05-May

WRESSELL, JOHN  (186672); age 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 78 OTU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery

05-May

MUNROE, STANFORD ALEXANDER  (713813); age 20 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 Biggleswade.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

05-May

MOSS, KENNETH  (1059689); 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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Crompton Cemetery

06-May

COATSWORTH, MARK ARTHUR WILLIAM  (1566970); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He had been serving with No 22 Sqn, when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Rangoon.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

06-May

MINIFIE, ROY  (1800709); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

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

06-May

CORBIN, HAROLD  (1872789); age 34 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving with No 86 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Bournemouth East Cemetery

06-May

RHODEN, KENNETH  (1623310); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIX, MM637 VI- of No 169 Sqn, which crashed near Hove in Sussex during a low level training flight.  He is buried in Atherton Cemetery

06-May

WILLIAMS, DOUGLAS PERCY  (924670); age 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIX, MM637 VI- of No 169 Sqn, which crashed near Hove in Sussex during a low level training flight.  He was cremated at Oxford Crematorium

06-May

WILLIAMSON, THOMAS  (1119087); age 31 RAFVR

LAC

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

06-May

MORGAN, DAVID HENRY ISLWYN  (189705); age 30 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was serving with No 1 Base Area at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

06-May

LOCKYER, ALBERT EDWARD  (1023497); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 124 RSU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

06-May

CARREAU, ALFRED  (R/96840); age 25 RCAF

LAC

He was serving with No 410 RSU when he died from methyl hydrate poisoning.  He is buried in Celle War Cemetery

06-May

CRAIG, WILLIAM JOSEPH  (R/68235); age 28 RCAF

LAC

He was serving with No 410 RSU when he died from methyl hydrate poisoning.  He is buried in Celle War Cemetery

06-May

MORTON, LEONARD SYDNEY GEORGE  (1388468); age 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with AIU SHEAF at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Slagelse (St Mikkels) Cemetery.

06-May

PARISH, EMERSON  (C/24451); age 34 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was serving at RAF Gibbett Hall and was killed when a USAAF C-46 Commando flew into the building in which he was working.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

06-May

WELDING, THOMAS  (1070012); age 33 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving at RAF Seletar 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

06-May

WILSON, JACK  (1194133); age 32 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 Bradford.  He is buried in Wyke (St Mary) Churchyard, Yorkshire

06-May

ANDREWS, FREDERICK GEORGE  (1244274); age Unknown 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 Bromley (39), Plymouth (33).  He is buried in Lewisham (Hither Green) Cemetery

06-May

HUDSON, ERIC STANLEY  (1492019); age 21 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 Carlisle.  He is buried in Carlisle (Dalston Road) Cemetery

06-May

WELSBY, WINDSOR JAMES  (865681); age 47 AuxAF

LAC

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

06-May

GATES, ALFRED CHARLES  (866397); age 45 AuxAF

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 Horsham.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (All Saints) Cemetery

06-May

WALTON, FREDERICK ROBERT  (121744); age 35 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 Weston super Mare.  He is buried in Weston-super-Mare Cemetery

07-May

ANDERSON, RONALD WILLIAM  (187554); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 211 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

07-May

DAVIES, ERIC  (187915); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 211 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

07-May

BROWN, SYDNEY WALTER  (J/20638); age 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt II, HD217 of No 258 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing at Lyaukpyu in Burma.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

07-May

MARTIN, BERNARD HENRY  (1173612); age Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

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

07-May

SHEAD, VICTOR RONALD  (1267727); age 24 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving with No 113 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Para Anglican Churchyard

07-May

LARG, FRANK  (916148); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was serving with No 181 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

07-May

MONK, RAYMOND  (953211); age 29 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Bircham Newton and was possibly killed in a road accident in Belgium.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

07-May

CORBET, WALTER HENRY DFC (41152); age 24 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XX, KB233 of the PFNTU, which broke up in a dive and crashed near Gloucester during a high level cross country navigation flight.  He is buried in Halton (St Michael) Churchyard

07-May

BRIEVIK, P E R RNAF (); age  RNAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XX, KB233 of the PFNTU, which broke up in a dive and crashed near Gloucester during a high level cross country navigation flight.  

07-May

BROWNE, PATRICK DONOVAN  (1293339); age 23 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 Shardlow.  He was cremated at Nottingham Crematorium

08-May

BOWER, JOHN BERNARD WILLIAM  (180218); age 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 4 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Hendon.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

08-May

MOOR, PETER  (926635); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

He died from injuries sustained when Lancaster III, PB463 EA-Y of No 49 Sqn, crashed at Fulbeck on 22 Apr 1945 after failing to pill out of a dive over the airfield prior to setting course for Syerston.  It crashed into buildings near the MT section and a parade comprising personnel of No 5015 (Airfield Construction) Sqn.  He is buried in Fareham (St John's, Sarisbury) Cemetery

08-May

SMALE, GEOFFREY CHARLES  (165016); age 32 RAFVR

Fg Off

He died from injuries sustained on 26 April whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ950 of No 295 Sqn, which crashed into the sea after a wingtip struck the water in a turn off the Danish coast during Operation Tablejam 258 on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Horne Churchyard

08-May

HUNTER, DONALD JAMES  (150142); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XVI, TD131 of No 322 Sqn, which was lost in unknown circumstances as the accident card is missing.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

08-May

REID, JOHN THOMAS  (1385135); age 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 5926 MSU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

08-May

HOWLAND, DOUGLAS HAIGH  (528418); age 27 RAF

Sgt

He was serving with No 6459/6488 SE and was probably killed in a  traffic accident when the Military vehicle in which he was travelling hit a tree in Berkel-Enschot.  He is buried in Tilburg (Gilzerbaan) General Cemetery

08-May

BOAGS, GEORGE  (1557346); age 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 7042 SE at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

08-May

GOBY, SYDNEY  (1353369); age 45 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 72 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

08-May

PEARSON, ANDREW  (1345037); age 22 RAFVR

WO

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

08-May

GRIFFEY, FREDERICK AMBROSE  (1421494); age 42 RAFVR

AC2

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

08-May

BELL, DAVID MARSHALL  (1551358); age 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving at RAF Dar-es-Salaam at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

08-May

JASSIM MUHAMMAD  (8820); age Unknown IL

Pvt

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

08-May

IRESON, JACK  (1542493); age 37 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 Abingdon.  He is buried in Huddersfield (Edgerton) Cemetery

08-May

BARKWAY, JOHN RUTHERFORD  (631072); age 26 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 Manchester.  He is buried in Kentmere (St Cuthbert) Churchyard

08-May

STOTT, WILLIAM LESLIE  (508080); age 35 RAF

Sgt

He was serving in the UK  at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained, but possibly occurred in the RAF Hospital at Wroughton, his death being registered in Swindon.  He is buried in Chester (Overleigh) Cemetery

08-May

PRENTICE, THOMAS RUSSELL  (1820321); age 40 RAFVR

AC1

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

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