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Casualties - 9 - 15 June 1945


09-Jun

CRISPIN, GORDON SANSON  (1338477); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, NC674 of No 38 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Cervia after hitting trees following an engine failure.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery

09-Jun

DAVIES, THEOPHILUS  (1392612); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, NC674 of No 38 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Cervia after hitting trees following an engine failure.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery

09-Jun

JENKINS, DAVID JOHN  (1338321); age 21 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, NC674 of No 38 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Cervia after hitting trees following an engine failure.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery

09-Jun

JOHNSTONE, JOHN EMMANUEL  (1683512); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, NC674 of No 38 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Cervia after hitting trees following an engine failure.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery

09-Jun

MILNER, GEOFFREY  (1809397); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, NC674 of No 38 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Cervia after hitting trees following an engine failure.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery

09-Jun

HYNES, JOHN PATRICK  (421734); age 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ950 of No 160 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an emergency landing following an engine failure on take off.  During the approach the wrong engine was feathered.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

09-Jun

LUMLEY, DEREK  (610301); age 24 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ950 of No 160 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an emergency landing following an engine failure on take off.  During the approach the wrong engine was feathered.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

09-Jun

O'RIORDAN, TIMOTHY JOSEPH  (650032); age Unknown RAF

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ950 of No 160 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an emergency landing following an engine failure on take off.  During the approach the wrong engine was feathered.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

09-Jun

CAMERON, JOHN COLIN  (1558772); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ950 of No 160 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an emergency landing following an engine failure on take off.  During the approach the wrong engine was feathered.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

09-Jun

DANIELS, HAROLD WILLIAM  (164315); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ950 of No 160 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an emergency landing following an engine failure on take off.  During the approach the wrong engine was feathered.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

09-Jun

DAVENPORT, DAVID  (1685335); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ950 of No 160 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an emergency landing following an engine failure on take off.  During the approach the wrong engine was feathered.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

09-Jun

HOLMES, LEONARD STANLEY  (1814678); age 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ950 of No 160 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an emergency landing following an engine failure on take off.  During the approach the wrong engine was feathered.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

09-Jun

HUBBARD, REGINALD WILLIAM  (1233824); age 23 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ950 of No 160 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an emergency landing following an engine failure on take off.  During the approach the wrong engine was feathered.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

09-Jun

KITCHENER, JOHN VIVIAN HAROLD  (1446173); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ950 of No 160 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an emergency landing following an engine failure on take off.  During the approach the wrong engine was feathered.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

09-Jun

LONG, ERIC JOHN  (3005749); age 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ950 of No 160 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an emergency landing following an engine failure on take off.  During the approach the wrong engine was feathered.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

09-Jun

SAGE, FRANK CHARLES METHUEN  (1431963); age 24 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ950 of No 160 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an emergency landing following an engine failure on take off.  During the approach the wrong engine was feathered.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

09-Jun

SCHULER, LESLIE JOSEPH  (1614614); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ950 of No 160 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an emergency landing following an engine failure on take off.  During the approach the wrong engine was feathered.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

09-Jun

STEWART, WILLIAM CAMPBELL  (1794046); age 20 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ950 of No 160 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an emergency landing following an engine failure on take off.  During the approach the wrong engine was feathered.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

09-Jun

SYKES, WALTER  (146518); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ950 of No 160 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an emergency landing following an engine failure on take off.  During the approach the wrong engine was feathered.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

09-Jun

TAYLOR, JULIAN PAUL  (578239); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ950 of No 160 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an emergency landing following an engine failure on take off.  During the approach the wrong engine was feathered.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

09-Jun

WOOD, ERIC GRAHAM  (1625097); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ950 of No 160 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an emergency landing following an engine failure on take off.  During the approach the wrong engine was feathered.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

09-Jun

KNIGHT, WILFRED LESLIE  (J/47880); age 19 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ950 of No 160 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an emergency landing following an engine failure on take off.  During the approach the wrong engine was feathered.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

09-Jun

SMITH, MATTHEW MUIRHEAD  (R/292956); age 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ950 of No 160 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an emergency landing following an engine failure on take off.  During the approach the wrong engine was feathered.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

09-Jun

THOMSON, ANDREW ROBIN  (R/292869); age 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ950 of No 160 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an emergency landing following an engine failure on take off.  During the approach the wrong engine was feathered.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

09-Jun

COLE, PERCY WILLIAM  (940191); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving with No 211 Sqn, when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity, probably during a forced march across Java.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

09-Jun

SMITH, ERIC ALBERT JACKSON  (80377); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

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 Florence War Cemetery

09-Jun

HAW, KENNETH  (955462); age Unknown RAFVR

AC1

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 Palembang.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

09-Jun

CLIFF, RONALD  (1113486); age 25 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the Far East (unit unknown) when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity, probably during a forced march across Java.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

09-Jun

THRELFALL, ALAN  (544309); age Unknown RAF

LAC

He was serving with No 110 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

09-Jun

CURTIS, ROBERT GEOFFREY  (907672); age 25 RAFVR

LAC

He was probably killed whilst flying in Harvard II, AJ719 of No 20 SFTS, which crashed near the Mazoe Dam.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery

09-Jun

HAWES, ERIC ALBERT  (1602382); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Harvard II, AJ719 of No 20 SFTS, which crashed near the Mazoe Dam.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery

09-Jun

LADD, CHARLES HENRY  (924782); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving with No 307 AMES when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst working on the Sumatran railway.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

09-Jun

EASTMAN, DONALD MERVYN  (J/42135); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire FRXIV, NH840 of No 83 GSU, which dived into the ground near Lymington in Hampshire after hitting a pendulum suspended from a Hoverfly helicopter during a sector recce and aerobatic sortie.  He was cremated at Woking (St John's) Crematorium

09-Jun

ELAIBI SAMETCH  (5037); age Unknown IL

Cpl

He was serving with IL at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Habbaniya Memorial

09-Jun

JONES, JOHN EDWARD  (1185783); age 29 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving at RAF Kallang when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Muna.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

09-Jun

ALLEN, DONALD WESTBROOK  (88245); age 36 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 Gloucester 3 Qtr.  He was cremated at Cheltenham Crematorium

09-Jun

NORTH, ARTHUR WILLIAM  (109442); age 44 RAFVR

Fg Off (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 Romsey.  He is buried in Sherfield English (St Leonard) Churchyard

09-Jun

JONES, GLYN  (1130773); age Unknown RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Llanasa (Picton) Cemetery

09-Jun

DINNAGE, CHARLES ERIC  (1806436); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Skipton.  He is buried in Horsham (Hills) Cemetery

09-Jun

GREENWOOD, WILLIAM LUKE  (1867849); age 43 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 Swindon (Christ Church) Burial Ground

10-Jun

WIGGLESWORTH, LESLIE HARRY  (1005976); age 24 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 27 Sqn, when he was captured by the Japanese.  He was massacred by the Japanese whilst being force marched across Java from Brunai to Mira.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

10-Jun

PALMER, FRANCIS HARRY  (1222083); age 34 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 52 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

10-Jun

BLACKLEDGE, RAYMOND GEORGE BM, BCh, MRCS, LRCP (84844); age 33 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He had been serving with No 232 Sqn, when he was captured by the Japanese.  He was massacred by the Japanese whilst being force marched across Java from Brunai to Mira.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

10-Jun

TAYLOR, JOHN EDWARD  (J/92987); age 28 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire, SM414 of No 412 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Nottington in Dorset during a dive bombing practice after control was lost following an engine failure.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

10-Jun

JOHNSON, FRANK  (1618919); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 5013 (Airfield Construction) Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

10-Jun

LETBY, JOHN HENRY  (2200784); age 39 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 5013 (Airfield Construction) Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

10-Jun

PIKE, DAVID  (1871794); age 33 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 5013 (Airfield Construction) Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

10-Jun

HAYNES, GEORGE ALEXANDER  (701949); age 26 RAFVR

LAC

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 Muna.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

10-Jun

HUNT, HAROLD BERNARD MD, MRCP (77883); age 33 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was serving with No 225 Grp at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

10-Jun

CLARK, THOMAS  (1689324); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

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

10-Jun

HASELDINE, JOHN HENRY  (187202); age 30 RAFVR

Plt Off

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

10-Jun

BARCLAY, GEORGE  (996234); age 29 RAFVR

Cpl

He had been serving at RAF Palembang when he was captured by the Japanese.  He was massacred by the Japanese whilst being force marched across Java from Brunai to Mira.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

10-Jun

JOSHUA, JOSHUA MOSES  (785110); age Unknown RAFVR

AC2

He had been serving with the STC when he was captured by the Japanese.  He was massacred by the Japanese whilst being force marched across Java from Brunai to Mira.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

10-Jun

ALDRIDGE, EVELYN JOYCE  (2105139); age 20 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 Chippenham.  She is buried in Withington (St Paul) Churchyard

10-Jun

BRODDLE, DONALD  (3065715); age 18 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK and died in Lancaster Infirmary.  He is buried in Laughton-en-le-Morthen (All Saints) Churchyard.

10-Jun

SHIRE, LOLLY  (141586); age 38 RAFVR

Flt Lt

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 Military Hospital in Westminster, his death being registered in Westminster.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

11-Jun

TIMMS, JOHN ERIC  (168666); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXV, KB454 of No 162 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off following an engine failure caused by the spark plugs not having been cleaned after the fire extinguisher had been discharged on the previous flight.  He is buried in Oxford (Rose Hill) Cemetery

11-Jun

TURNER, STANLEY  (1815060); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXV, KB454 of No 162 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off following an engine failure caused by the spark plugs not having been cleaned after the fire extinguisher had been discharged on the previous flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

11-Jun

WEBSTER, WILLIAM  (358244); age 40 RAF

Cpl

He had been serving with No 242 Sqn, 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

11-Jun

SIMPSON, GEORGE WILLIAM  (1232047); age 25 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the Far East (unit unknown) when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity, probably during a forced march across Java.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

11-Jun

MUNRO, VICTOR  (638481); age 26 RAF

Cpl

He was serving with No 141 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

11-Jun

HARGRAVE, GEORGE WILLIAM  (1498300); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

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

11-Jun

JAMIESON, DONALD  (539316); age Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was serving at the British Radar School at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Haidar Pasha Cemetery

11-Jun

WILSON, MARY EDITH DOREEN  (2086421); age Unknown WAAF

LACW

She was serving at RAF Delhi at the time of her death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  She is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

11-Jun

MILLER, WALTER  (1541638); age 39 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with the RAF Reg at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Sleaford.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery

11-Jun

WALKER, THOMAS  (1549769); 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 Huddersfield.  He is buried in Huddersfield (Edgerton) Cemetery

11-Jun

JARRETT, ERIC C.  (1675849); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Hull Western Cemetery

11-Jun

JONES, HUBERT THOMAS  (1279993); 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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Penboyr (St Llawddog) Churchyard

11-Jun

REDDECLIFF, REGINALD JAMES  (3025217); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died from injuries sustained as the result of a motor-cycle accident at The Rock, midway between Bere Alston and Tavistock, when he drove into the side of a house.  He is buried in Bere Alston (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

11-Jun

HUMPHREYS, PETER  (2201520); age 33 RAFVR

AC1

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 Military Hospital in Westminster, his death being registered in Westminster.  He is buried in Buckley (St Matthew) Churchyard

12-Jun

YOUNG, ARTHUR JAMES FREDERICK  (116448); age 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang IV, KH867 of No 19 Sqn, which dived into the sea whilst descending through cloud in bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jun

CUNNINGHAM, JOHN CAMPBELL NELSON  (1054019); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH316 of No 356 Sqn, which flew into high ground in cloud whilst attempting to fix its position.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

12-Jun

VENNING, DENIS  (164541); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH316 of No 356 Sqn, which flew into high ground in cloud whilst attempting to fix its position.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

12-Jun

CLARKE, ROBERT MCKENZIE  (J/44024); age 30 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH316 of No 356 Sqn, which flew into high ground in cloud whilst attempting to fix its position.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

12-Jun

FISHER, RALPH GEORGE HENRY  (J/44097); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH316 of No 356 Sqn, which flew into high ground in cloud whilst attempting to fix its position.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

12-Jun

HILL, GEORGE WILLIAM  (R/222040); age 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH316 of No 356 Sqn, which flew into high ground in cloud whilst attempting to fix its position.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

12-Jun

HODICHAK, JOHN CARL  (R/214284); age 23 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH316 of No 356 Sqn, which flew into high ground in cloud whilst attempting to fix its position.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

12-Jun

HUMENISKI, PETER NICHOLAS  (R/205778); age 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH316 of No 356 Sqn, which flew into high ground in cloud whilst attempting to fix its position.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

12-Jun

ROSS, FLOYD REGINALD  (J/28564); age 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH316 of No 356 Sqn, which flew into high ground in cloud whilst attempting to fix its position.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

12-Jun

VERES, STEPHEN JOHN  (R/196727); age 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH316 of No 356 Sqn, which flew into high ground in cloud whilst attempting to fix its position.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

12-Jun

CRIGHTON, RICHARD HILARY  (1607295); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH350 of No 358 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames shortly after taking off from Jessore.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

12-Jun

CROSBY, ARTHUR EDWARD  (1565487); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH350 of No 358 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames shortly after taking off from Jessore.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

12-Jun

DAVIS, FRED  (2215224); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH350 of No 358 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames shortly after taking off from Jessore.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

12-Jun

FREELAND, JAMES  (1827315); age 35 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH350 of No 358 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames shortly after taking off from Jessore.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

12-Jun

GRAYTON, STANLEY  (165993); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH350 of No 358 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames shortly after taking off from Jessore.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

12-Jun

HODGSON, KENNETH MAYO  (1493778); age 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH350 of No 358 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames shortly after taking off from Jessore.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

12-Jun

LEWINGTON, WILLIAM CLIVE  (166166); age 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH350 of No 358 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames shortly after taking off from Jessore.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

12-Jun

MURRAY, DUGALD MCPHERSON  (1827503); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH350 of No 358 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames shortly after taking off from Jessore.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

12-Jun

PRIESTLEY, FARRAR  (1681685); age 35 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH350 of No 358 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames shortly after taking off from Jessore.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

12-Jun

FRITH, CLIFFORD JAMES  (560600); age 35 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Vengeance IV, HB546 of No 721 Sqn FAA, which was lost in the Admiralty Islands on this date.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

12-Jun

CROOK, ALBERT LESLIE  (1158503); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

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

12-Jun

PRIDDLE, GILBERT FRANK  (998580); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving with No 151 MU when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being force marched across Java.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

12-Jun

BARNES, LESLIE STUART  (1251664); age 24 RAFVR

AC1

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

12-Jun

PIVOTT, ALLAN HOADLEY  (20621); age 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE479 of No 79 OTU, which spun into the ground from a tight turn whilst carrying out a general flying exercise.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery

12-Jun

JORDAN, FREDERICK JOHN  (1106684); age 31 RAFVR

AC2

He had been serving at RAF Seletar when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died after escaping from Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Sandakan.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

12-Jun

BAGULEY, LEONARD  (1121082); age 35 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving at RAF Sungei Patani when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being marched across Java.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

12-Jun

COLLINS, CHARLES AUGUST DESMOND  (1545213); age 22 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 South Shields.  He is buried in South Shields (Harton) Cemetery

13-Jun

COOK, GEOFFREY  (1569006); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR372 of No 45 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames after hitting telephone cables during a local familiarisation flight.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

13-Jun

TONKS, GEOFFREY JOHN  (151120); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR372 of No 45 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames after hitting telephone cables during a local familiarisation flight.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

13-Jun

VINCENT, REGINALD JOSEPH  (1666734); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 52 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

13-Jun

COLEMAN, ANDREW JOHN  (576820); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard IIB, FE298 of No 60 Sqn, which was lost with out a trace on a flight from Thedaw to Ramree.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

13-Jun

ELIAS, DAVID CHARLES MARTIN  (181247); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard IIB, FE298 of No 60 Sqn, which was lost with out a trace on a flight from Thedaw to Ramree.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

13-Jun

THORPE, JOHN WILSON DFC (414368); age 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was serving with No 69 when he died from injuries sustained in a motor cycle accident on 10 Jun 1945.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

13-Jun

CROSSE, GEOFFREY SAMUEL  (1399835); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH252 of No 358 Sqn, which flew into the ground and burst into flames on the return leg of an operational sortie after being airborne for 13 hours in poor weather conditions.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

13-Jun

EDE, JOHN EDWARD  (166160); age 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH252 of No 358 Sqn, which flew into the ground and burst into flames on the return leg of an operational sortie after being airborne for 13 hours in poor weather conditions.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

13-Jun

HUMPHREYS, JOHN LAWRENCE  (1418118); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH252 of No 358 Sqn, which flew into the ground and burst into flames on the return leg of an operational sortie after being airborne for 13 hours in poor weather conditions.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

13-Jun

ROSE, DONALD  (1418696); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH252 of No 358 Sqn, which flew into the ground and burst into flames on the return leg of an operational sortie after being airborne for 13 hours in poor weather conditions.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

13-Jun

STAINES, GEOFFREY EDWIN  (1541974); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH252 of No 358 Sqn, which flew into the ground and burst into flames on the return leg of an operational sortie after being airborne for 13 hours in poor weather conditions.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

13-Jun

WILLS, WILLIAM JOSEPH  (520893); age 29 RAF

WO

He was serving with No 110 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

13-Jun

RAWLINGS, PERCIVAL ERNEST ALBERT  (R/209403); age Unknown RCAF

LAC

He was serving with 39 Wing HQ and he was on duty when he was drowned in a boating accident.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

13-Jun

CLARKE, FREDERICK GEORGE  (1292597); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 5760 MSU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

13-Jun

MORGAN, WILFRED ERIC  (578633); age Unknown RAF

LAC

He was serving with No 6247 SE at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

13-Jun

FARROW, ERNEST CHARLES  (1173701); age 30 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 85 Grp HQ at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Brugge General Cemetery

13-Jun

WILLIAMS, AUGUSTUS JOHN  (1296173); age 37 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 Bridgend.  He is buried in Cardiff Western Cemetery

13-Jun

TOMLINSON, SAMUEL  (1053192); 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.  His death is registered in Huntingdon.  He is buried in Moorthorpe Cemetery

13-Jun

HILBORNE, LESLIE FREDERICK  (118801); age 32 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 Lewisham.  He is buried in Lewisham (Hither Green) Cemetery

13-Jun

MELROSE, EDNA  (2091531); age 25 WAAF

LACW

She was serving in the UK at the time of her death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Northumberland S.  She was cremated at Newcastle-upon-Tyne (West Road) Crematorium

13-Jun

PHILIPSON, JOHN WESLEY  (1360110); age 32 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and died in the General Hospital, South Shields.  His death is registered in South Shields.  He was cremated at Newcastle-upon-Tyne (West Road) Crematorium.

13-Jun

HAMSON, DOUGLAS CHARLES  (1235027); 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, but possibly occurred in the RAF Hospital at Wroughton, his death being registered in Swindon.  He is buried in Wroughton (SS. John the Baptist and Helen) Churchyard

14-Jun

BARRETT, GEORGE P USAAF (); age  USAAF

1 Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang IV, KM316 of No 65 Sqn, which .  

14-Jun

WRIGHT, KENNETH  (624725); age 24 RAF

LAC

He had been serving with No 84 Sqn, 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

14-Jun

ALLEN, JAMES JEFFERY  (411723); age 28 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN468 of No 96 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an emergency landing following an engine failure during a non-operational sortie.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

14-Jun

TOLLIDAY, WILLIAM JOHN  (410793); age 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN468 of No 96 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an emergency landing following an engine failure during a non-operational sortie.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

14-Jun

CULSHAW, ALFRED WILLIAM  (55480); age 26 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN468 of No 96 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an emergency landing following an engine failure during a non-operational sortie.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

14-Jun

BUNN, CYRIL LEONARD  (1191654); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN468 of No 96 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an emergency landing following an engine failure during a non-operational sortie.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

14-Jun

HULL, ALAN  (901910); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN468 of No 96 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an emergency landing following an engine failure during a non-operational sortie.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

14-Jun

HULLAH, GEORGE  (2227821); age 37 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN468 of No 96 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an emergency landing following an engine failure during a non-operational sortie.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

14-Jun

BROWN, FRANK WILLIAM  (1711888); age 42 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL596 of No 148 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Bari during a ferry training sortie, possibly due to a faulty ASI.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

14-Jun

JONES, DAVID ELVIN  (1652767); age 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL596 of No 148 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Bari during a ferry training sortie, possibly due to a faulty ASI.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

14-Jun

LINDSAY, WALTER HENRY  (948222); age 28 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL596 of No 148 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Bari during a ferry training sortie, possibly due to a faulty ASI.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

14-Jun

MacINTYRE, WILLIAM CAMPBELL  (139763); age 44 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL596 of No 148 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Bari during a ferry training sortie, possibly due to a faulty ASI.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

14-Jun

OVERALL, FRANK HARRY  (1850154); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL596 of No 148 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Bari during a ferry training sortie, possibly due to a faulty ASI.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

14-Jun

PEARCE, HOWARD DENNIS  (1601200); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL596 of No 148 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Bari during a ferry training sortie, possibly due to a faulty ASI.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

14-Jun

UNWIN, BRYAN SIDNEY  (178799); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL596 of No 148 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Bari during a ferry training sortie, possibly due to a faulty ASI.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

14-Jun

COX, JOHN MAYNARD  (R/193160); age 22 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG694 of No 194 Sqn, which crashed and burnt out neat Myingyan following an engine failure and fire.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

14-Jun

RICE, JAMES MURRAY  (J/23097); age 29 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG694 of No 194 Sqn, which crashed and burnt out neat Myingyan following an engine failure and fire.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

14-Jun

WILSON, GEORGE  (567026); age 26 RAF

Cpl

He had been serving with No 205 Sqn, when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity, probably during a forced march across Java.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

14-Jun

WILDMAN, STANLEY DAVID  (195935); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 218 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Islington.  He is buried in St Pancras Cemetery

14-Jun

HINDS, STANLEY  (1805742); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He died from injuries sustained on 13 Jun 1945 whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH252 of No 358 Sqn, which flew into the ground and burst into flames on the return leg of an operational sortie after being airborne for 13 hours in poor weather conditions.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

14-Jun

FORRESTER, RONALD  (1326617); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2793 Sqn RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Weston super Mare.  He is buried in Blyth (Cowpen) Cemetery

14-Jun

FORSYTH, GORDON  (984837); age 27 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 2926 Sqn RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

14-Jun

WHITESIDE, ROBERT MACDONALD  (516891); age 29 RAFVR

WO

He was serving in the Far East (unit unknown) when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity, probably during a forced march across Java.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

14-Jun

KRWAWICZ, Mieczyslaw (P.7842); age 27 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, HN378  of No 16 (P) SFTS, which collided with Oxford NM419 of the unit near Kimbolton during a formation flying exercise.  He is buried in Newark-Upon-Trent Cemetery

14-Jun

DAVIES, GEORGE GLYN  (625438); age Unknown RAF

LAC

He had been serving with No 512 AMES when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

14-Jun

LETTING, BERNARD  (1644312); age Unknown RAFVR

AC2

He was serving with No 6137 SE at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Copenhagen (Bispebjerg) Cemetery

14-Jun

PHILLIPS, OWEN RAYMOND  (3006790); age 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 6137 SE at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Copenhagen (Bispebjerg) Cemetery

14-Jun

HOUGHTON, VICTOR STANLEY GEORGE  (1667925); age 19 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 63 CRP at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

14-Jun

PATERSON, LESLIE  (1253054); age Unknown RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 81 RSU 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

14-Jun

FENN, NORMAN  (627990); age Unknown RAF

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Kallang at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

14-Jun

DOLAN, JAMES JOHN  (636121); age 23 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 Moston (St Joseph's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

14-Jun

DAVEY, GEORGE ROBSON  (971652); age 27 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Northumberland Central.  He was cremated at Newcastle-upon-Tyne (West Road) Crematorium

15-Jun

BEARE, ROYSTON JOHN  (1616954); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 15 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 Kingsbury (St Andrew) Churchyard

15-Jun

DODDS, THOMAS WEATHERBURN  (512820); age 33 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 81 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

15-Jun

ADAIR, JOHN THOMAS DFC (187101); age 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG878 of No 99 Sqn, which he abandoned after the aircraft sustained serious damage during the bomb run, but he did not survive.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

15-Jun

PARKIN, JACK  (178531); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG878 of No 99 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Mingaladon as a result of damage caused by enemy action.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

15-Jun

WEBB, ALBERT ARTHUR  (1892853); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH361 of No 99 Sqn, which crashed during an emergency landing at Cox's Bazaar resulting from damage caused by enemy action during an operational sortie.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

15-Jun

COTTIER, ALAN JAMES  (569227); age Unknown RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IX, JT985 of No 232 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Swanage in Dorset whilst attempting a descent through cloud following an engine failure during a reinforcement flight to India.  He is buried in Northfield (St Laurence) Churchyard Extension

15-Jun

DEVESON, ALBERT ERNEST  (1245416); age 25 RAF

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IX, JT985 of No 232 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Swanage in Dorset whilst attempting a descent through cloud following an engine failure during a reinforcement flight to India.  He is buried in Kingston (St Giles) Churchyard

15-Jun

MASON, LEONARD GEORGE  (575517); age 21 RAF

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IX, JT985 of No 232 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Swanage in Dorset whilst attempting a descent through cloud following an engine failure during a reinforcement flight to India.  He is buried in Stockton-on-Tees (Durham Road) Cemetery

15-Jun

BERREY, WILLIAM HERBERT  (1173006); age 25 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IX, JT985 of No 232 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Swanage in Dorset whilst attempting a descent through cloud following an engine failure during a reinforcement flight to India.  He is buried in Aston (SS Peter and Paul) Churchyard

15-Jun

BLACKBURN, ARTHUR  (1048924); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IX, JT985 of No 232 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Swanage in Dorset whilst attempting a descent through cloud following an engine failure during a reinforcement flight to India.  He is buried in Windhill Methodist Cemetery

15-Jun

BRANKER, RONALD  (1723550); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IX, JT985 of No 232 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Swanage in Dorset whilst attempting a descent through cloud following an engine failure during a reinforcement flight to India.  He is buried in Paston (All Saints) Churchyard

15-Jun

BROWN, DAVID JAMES  (1037536); age 24 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IX, JT985 of No 232 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Swanage in Dorset whilst attempting a descent through cloud following an engine failure during a reinforcement flight to India.  He is buried in Creswell (St Mary Magdalene) Churchyard

15-Jun

ELLIS, DOUGLAS WALTER  (1206328); age 33 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IX, JT985 of No 232 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Swanage in Dorset whilst attempting a descent through cloud following an engine failure during a reinforcement flight to India.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

15-Jun

EVANS, HARRELL GOLDSWORTHY  (1726829); age 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IX, JT985 of No 232 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Swanage in Dorset whilst attempting a descent through cloud following an engine failure during a reinforcement flight to India.  He is buried in Reading Cemetery

15-Jun

GEORGE, ANEURIN GLYNDWR  (1403825); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IX, JT985 of No 232 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Swanage in Dorset whilst attempting a descent through cloud following an engine failure during a reinforcement flight to India.  He is buried in Pencae Chapelyard

15-Jun

HARRINGTON, FREDERICK DOUGLAS  (1410300); age 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IX, JT985 of No 232 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Swanage in Dorset whilst attempting a descent through cloud following an engine failure during a reinforcement flight to India.  He is buried in Plymouth (Weston Mill) Cemetery

15-Jun

HILDROW, LEONARD EDWARD  (1716485); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IX, JT985 of No 232 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Swanage in Dorset whilst attempting a descent through cloud following an engine failure during a reinforcement flight to India.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

15-Jun

KILBANK, KENNETH WILKINSON  (1111797); age 29 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IX, JT985 of No 232 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Swanage in Dorset whilst attempting a descent through cloud following an engine failure during a reinforcement flight to India.  He is buried in Kirkburton (All Hallows) New Churchyard

15-Jun

MOSES, MARK  (1418295); age 24 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IX, JT985 of No 232 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Swanage in Dorset whilst attempting a descent through cloud following an engine failure during a reinforcement flight to India.  He is buried in Leeds (Geldred Road) English Hebrew Cemetery

15-Jun

PARR, GEORGE  (1507259); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IX, JT985 of No 232 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Swanage in Dorset whilst attempting a descent through cloud following an engine failure during a reinforcement flight to India.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (St Nicholas) Cemetery

15-Jun

PRATT, DONALD LESLIE  (1139438); age 36 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IX, JT985 of No 232 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Swanage in Dorset whilst attempting a descent through cloud following an engine failure during a reinforcement flight to India.  He is buried in Thornton Garden of Rest

15-Jun

RILEY, WILLIAM FREDERICK STANLEY  (1178333); age 30 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IX, JT985 of No 232 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Swanage in Dorset whilst attempting a descent through cloud following an engine failure during a reinforcement flight to India.  He is buried in Northfield (St Laurence) Churchyard Extension

15-Jun

VENABLES, CHARLES FREDERICK  (1192551); age 33 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IX, JT985 of No 232 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Swanage in Dorset whilst attempting a descent through cloud following an engine failure during a reinforcement flight to India.  He is buried in or was cremated at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

15-Jun

WILLIAMS, RONALD  (1409283); age 30 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IX, JT985 of No 232 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Swanage in Dorset whilst attempting a descent through cloud following an engine failure during a reinforcement flight to India.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

15-Jun

WILLIAMSON, LESLIE  (1544158); age 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IX, JT985 of No 232 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Swanage in Dorset whilst attempting a descent through cloud following an engine failure during a reinforcement flight to India.  He is buried in Gateshead (Saltwell) Cemetery

15-Jun

WRIGHT, DENNIS WILLIAM  (1098305); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IX, JT985 of No 232 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Swanage in Dorset whilst attempting a descent through cloud following an engine failure during a reinforcement flight to India.  He is buried in DUSTON (St Luke) Churchyard

15-Jun

WYKE, GEORGE FREDERICK  (1021165); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IX, JT985 of No 232 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Swanage in Dorset whilst attempting a descent through cloud following an engine failure during a reinforcement flight to India.  He is buried in Speke (All Saints) Churchyard

15-Jun

YATES, FREDERICK STANLEY  (1116152); age 32 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IX, JT985 of No 232 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Swanage in Dorset whilst attempting a descent through cloud following an engine failure during a reinforcement flight to India.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

15-Jun

COLE, SAXON MILLIS  (C/12677); age 32 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IX, JT985 of No 232 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Swanage in Dorset whilst attempting a descent through cloud following an engine failure during a reinforcement flight to India.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

15-Jun

McPHERSON , GEORGE EVERETT  (J/38603); age 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IX, JT985 of No 232 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Swanage in Dorset whilst attempting a descent through cloud following an engine failure during a reinforcement flight to India.  He is buried in New Albany Cemetery

15-Jun

TODD, JOSEPH CRAIG  (J/40382); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IX, JT985 of No 232 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Swanage in Dorset whilst attempting a descent through cloud following an engine failure during a reinforcement flight to India.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

15-Jun

TWADDLE, DONALD ANGUS  (J/40840); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator IX, JT985 of No 232 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Swanage in Dorset whilst attempting a descent through cloud following an engine failure during a reinforcement flight to India.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

15-Jun

LANDSMAN, JINDRICH  (788129); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MH323 of No 310 Sqn, which collided with MH330 of the same unity and dived into the sea off Southwold.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jun

CURRIE, DAVID PORTER  (630648); age 24 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB344 LE-R of No 630 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during an operation to dispose of incendiary bombs.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jun

COWAN, GEORGE HAMILTON  (195174); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB344 LE-R of No 630 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during an operation to dispose of incendiary bombs.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jun

PORTER, JAMES  (1824774); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB344 LE-R of No 630 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during an operation to dispose of incendiary bombs.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jun

REYNOLDS, FREDERICK  (1211144); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB344 LE-R of No 630 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during an operation to dispose of incendiary bombs.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jun

RHODES, JONAH  (1623206); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB344 LE-R of No 630 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during an operation to dispose of incendiary bombs.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jun

SMITH, WILFRED ERNEST  (1576922); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB344 LE-R of No 630 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during an operation to dispose of incendiary bombs.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jun

HARRIS, JOHN  (1145369); age Unknown RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the Far East (unit unknown) when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity, probably during a forced march across Java.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

15-Jun

HAWKINS, CLIFFORD  (1212107); age Unknown RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the Far East (unit unknown) when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity, probably during a forced march across Java.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

15-Jun

KNAPPER, GEORGE WILLIAM  (1072004); age 24 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the Far East (unit unknown) when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity, probably during a forced march across Java.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

15-Jun

THOMPSON, ROBERT  (969695); age 21 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving with No 152 MU when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being force marched across Java.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

15-Jun

PASK, JACK KENNETH  (575669); age 21 RAF

AC1

He had been serving with No 153 MU when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity, probably during a forced march across Java.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

15-Jun

GRUNDY, MAUREEN HONOR  (204919); age Unknown WAAF

LACW

She was serving with No 228 Grp at the time of her death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  She is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

15-Jun

BLACKHURST, THOMAS ANTHONY  (1028917); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 351 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

15-Jun

COOPER, HENRY GEORGE  (1216129); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 36 GSE at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

15-Jun

GARDNER, RAYMOND CYRIL  (512073); age 37 RAF

WO

He was serving with No 910 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

15-Jun

TROTTER, ALEXANDER MURRAY  (948784); age 28 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving at RAF Alor Star when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Palembang.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

15-Jun

CHOPE, NORMAN JOHN  (1184666); 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 Newton Abbott.  He is buried in Ashprington (St David) Churchyard

15-Jun

RICHARDS, ALEXANDER K  (577308); age 22 RAF

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 Salford.  He is buried in Coedpoeth Cemetery and Memorial Garden

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