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Casualties - 16 - 25 June 1945


16-Jun

BLYTH, JOHNSTONE WILLIAM  (1366139); age 24 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 211 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

16-Jun

MURRELLS, DAVID ERNEST HARVEY  (1805272); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 247 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

16-Jun

CULLOM, PHILIP GEORGE  (1258445); age 33 RAFVR

Sgt

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

16-Jun

JONES, NORMAN PRICE  (1623542); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV628 of No 79 OTU, which crashed inverted after suffering a high speed stall on pulling out from a practice rocket attack at Larnaca in Cyprus.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery

16-Jun

WRIGHT, FRANK TARRANT  (1607855); age 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV628 of No 79 OTU, which crashed inverted after suffering a high speed stall on pulling out from a practice rocket attack at Larnaca in Cyprus.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery

16-Jun

TAYLOR, PETER  (1623283); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

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

16-Jun

BIRCHENALL, JOHN WARDLEY  (1439393); age 33 RAFVR

LAC

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

17-Jun

McFARLANE, HUGH  (1821692); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 37 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

17-Jun

SOULSBY, LEONARD FRANCIS  (187718); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR309 of No 45 Sqn, which was lost during the return trip from Kinmagen, but no cause could be established.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

17-Jun

WILCOCK, ROLAND JOHN  (186746); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR309 of No 45 Sqn, which was lost during the return trip from Kinmagen, but no cause could be established.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

17-Jun

THOMAS, FREDERICK FRANCIS  (155264); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

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

17-Jun

COOK, SAMUEL THOMAS  (1294028); age 24 RAFVR

Cpl

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

17-Jun

YARNALL, GEORGE WILLIAM  (1130568); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 144 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

17-Jun

NICHOLSON, RONALD KENNETH  (R/162418); age 21 RCAF

LAC

He was serving with No 1666 HCU and was drowned at Robin Hood's Bay.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery

17-Jun

TICKNER, FREDERICK  (1289677); age 35 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 8301 AD Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Celle War Cemetery

17-Jun

EDLEY, WILLIAM ALFRED  (56396); age 26 RAF

Plt Off

He was serving with No 95 SP at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Rennes Eastern Communal Cemetery

17-Jun

SLEATH, JOHN REGINALD  (1575688); 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 Chesterfield.  He is buried in Whaley Thorns (St Luke) Additional Burial Ground

17-Jun

HISCOX, FREDERICK THOMAS  (1171107); age 30 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 Newport, Gwent.  He is buried in Newport (St WOOLOS) Cemetery

18-Jun

HIGDON, PETER WILLIAM  (1605075); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt II, KJ293 of No 146 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Pyinmana whilst flying in cloud.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

18-Jun

WALTON, ERIC PETER  (1395299); age 21 RAFVR

WO

He was serving with No 221 Sqn, 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

18-Jun

HOLOWATY, WILLIAM  (R/257034); age 26 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster, KB934 of No 425 Sqn, which was hit by another aircraft as both were positioning themselves ready for take-off back to Canada.  He is buried in Lajes War Cemetery

18-Jun

McCLUNG, VERNON FREDERICK  (J/37017); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang IV, KH694 of No 442 Sqn, which broke up in a dive when an ammunition panel broke loose at 450 mph.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jun

GIBBONS, ROBERT STEPHEN  (1383068); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 655 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Udine War Cemetery

18-Jun

JOHNSON, JOHN  (1076602); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2845 Sqn RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

18-Jun

ILES, EDWARD JAMES  (1318333); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 168 MU 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

18-Jun

BROOKER, GEOFFREY MEIN  (1523181); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T7101 of No 24 EFTS, which flew into high tension cables whilst flying below the minimum safety height.  He was cremated at Blackpool (Carleton) Crematorium, Poulton-le-Fylde

18-Jun

WILLIAMS, THOMAS HENRY  (1128182); age 35 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving at RAF Gong Kedak 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

18-Jun

GUEST, JAMES RALPH  (181985); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

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

18-Jun

FISHER, RONALD PHILIP  (1354619); age 36 RAFVR

Cpl

He had been serving at RAF Seletar when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst working on the Sumatran railway.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

18-Jun

DASH, LEONARD THOMAS  (1187889); age 30 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Proctor I, P6129 of No St Athan Stn Flt, which crashed on take off from St Athan during a dual conversion sortie.  He is buried in Bristol (Arnos Vale) Cemetery

18-Jun

NICOLL, JAMES DAVIDSON  (115657); age 32 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Proctor I, P6129 of No St Athan Stn Flt, which crashed on take off from St Athan during a dual conversion sortie.  He is buried in Lanark Cemetery

18-Jun

CUTTER, JOSEPH SAVAGE  (1060668); 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 Cleveland.  He is buried in Middlesborough (Linthorpe) Cemetery

18-Jun

MacGILL, ARTHUR MCNEIL DCM and Bar (87856); age 49 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Hammersmith.  He is buried in East Finchley Cemetery and St Marylebone Crematorium

18-Jun

RATCLIFFE, WILLIAM ALBERT  (1695052); age 41 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 Knaresborough.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

18-Jun

ROBINSON, LEONARD WILLIAM  (1352300); age 39 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 Birmingham (Brandwood End) Cemetery

18-Jun

HANCOCK, PETER JOHN  (1475904); age 23 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 Sheffield.  He is buried in Sheffield (City Road) Cemetery

18-Jun

BAILEY, HERBERT  (1106209); 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 Wayland.  He is buried in Haggate Baptist Chapelyard

18-Jun

SMITH, GORDON BLAKELEY  (1087783); age 25 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 Wayland.  He is buried in Mansfield (Nottingham Road) Cemetery

19-Jun

TALBOT, JAMES ALFRED ARTHUR  (3050821); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 103 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Wolverhampton?.  He is buried in Willenhall (St Giles) Churchyard

19-Jun

WOOD, JEFFREY HENRY  (1673642); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 230 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

19-Jun

LILLE, FRANK RICHARD  (1254748); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 281 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Munster Heath War Cemetery

19-Jun

ROBERTSON, ALBERT WILLIAM  (1800541); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, EW124 of No 358 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a special duties sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

19-Jun

STORRAR, KENNETH JOHN  (1459361); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, EW124 of No 358 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a special duties sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

19-Jun

ANDERSON, ARTHUR ERIC FRANKLIN  (J/20943); age 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, EW124 of No 358 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a special duties sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

19-Jun

BOND, WALTER GEORGE  (R/260658); age 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, EW124 of No 358 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a special duties sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

19-Jun

ELFORD, ERNEST FRANKLIN  (J/45996); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, EW124 of No 358 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a special duties sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

19-Jun

MAXWELL, ALFRED  (R/281890); age 24 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, EW124 of No 358 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a special duties sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

19-Jun

SILVERTHORN, ALLAN MCARTHUR  (J/44519); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, EW124 of No 358 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a special duties sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

19-Jun

VAUDNER, WILSON ALEXANDER  (R/284637); age 30 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, EW124 of No 358 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a special duties sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

19-Jun

BELL, ERNEST GEORGE  (54293); age 25 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito PR XVI, NS735 of No 618 Sqn, which possibly dived vertically into the ground during a sortie in Australia.  He is buried in Benalla War Cemetery

19-Jun

SILLITO, EDWARD BRIAN  (129592); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito PR XVI, NS735 of No 618 Sqn, which possibly dived vertically into the ground during a sortie in Australia.  He is buried in Benalla War Cemetery

19-Jun

HARRIS, MERVYN HAROLD  (656354); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was serving with No 681 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

19-Jun

POTTER, THOMAS  (1583445); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HX961 of No 13 OTU, which crashed whilst attempting an emergency landing following an engine failure during a formation flying exercise.  He is buried in Whitbourne (St John the Baptist) Church Cemetery

19-Jun

WADDINGHAM, TOM CLIFFORD TREVOR  (1584266); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HX961 of No 13 OTU, which crashed whilst attempting an emergency landing following an engine failure during a formation flying exercise.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

19-Jun

WIGNALL, ALAN  (1758057); age 24 RAFVR

AC1

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

19-Jun

VICHERAT, R L FFAF (); age  FFAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FL680 of No 2 GSU, which collided with the formation leader during a turn, dived into the ground and burst into flames.  

19-Jun

BEAUNE, M L (); age 

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FL680 of No 2 GSU, which collided with the formation leader during a turn, dived into the ground and burst into flames.  

19-Jun

PISSINGER, M L (); age 

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FL680 of No 2 GSU, which collided with the formation leader during a turn, dived into the ground and burst into flames.  

19-Jun

HAMILTON, ZECHARIAH RANKIN  (645354); age 24 RAF

Sgt

He was serving with No 5757 MSU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

19-Jun

DENTON, VICTOR WILLIAM  (1404829); age 32 RAFVR

AC2

He had been serving at AHQ FE when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst working on the Sumatran railway.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

19-Jun

KENT, GEORGE HERBERT  (1104252); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving at RAF Tengah 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

19-Jun

JOSLIN, LEONARD JAMES  (548154); age 26 RAF

LAC

He was serving in the UK and drowned off Buckie, Banffshire, his body being found washed up on the beach opposite Strathlene Lodge, near Portessie.  He is buried in Tottenham Cemetery.

20-Jun

ROBSON, ROBERT WILLIAM  (49208); age 26 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang IV, KH664 of No 19 Sqn, which flew into high ground when he failed to climb on entering a mist bank during a formation flying exercise.  He is buried in Whitley Bay (Hartley South) Cemetery

20-Jun

ROBERTS, THOMAS JAMES  (1289467); age 24 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 84 Sqn, when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst working on the Sumatran railway.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

20-Jun

NEELANDS, NEIL WILLIAM  (419070); age 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KK175 of No 194 Sqn, which flew into high ground whilst descending through cloud.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

20-Jun

WALKINGTON, ALLAN OLIVER  (437031); age 23 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KK175 of No 194 Sqn, which flew into high ground whilst descending through cloud.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

20-Jun

CRAWFORD, ROBERT CREE DFC (34146); age Unknown RAFVR

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KK175 of No 194 Sqn, which flew into high ground whilst descending through cloud.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

20-Jun

FORRESTER, FRANK MALCOLM  (120767); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KK175 of No 194 Sqn, which flew into high ground whilst descending through cloud.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

20-Jun

HALL, ROBERT JOSEPH  (648252); age 26 RAF

LAC

He had been serving with No 205 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

20-Jun

PARLIAMENT, GEORGE WESLEY  (J/47900); age 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was serving with No 11 (P) AFU and was killed when he was hit by an army vehicle whilst cycling.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

20-Jun

HOWE, JAMES  (1373027); age 34 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 122 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Nyborg New Cemetery

20-Jun

BRAZIER, JOHN BRYAN RUSSELL  (1853258); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN808 of No 1660 HCU, which dived into the ground and burst into flames on the approach to Swinderby on three engines when a second engine was feathered.  He is buried in Manor Park Cemetery

20-Jun

CLAY, THOMAS  (129345); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN808 of No 1660 HCU, which dived into the ground and burst into flames on the approach to Swinderby on three engines when a second engine was feathered.  He is buried in Kirk Hallam (All Saints) Churchyard

20-Jun

EDEN, GEORGE MASON  (178511); age 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN808 of No 1660 HCU, which dived into the ground and burst into flames on the approach to Swinderby on three engines when a second engine was feathered.  He is buried in Marthall (All Saints) Churchyard

20-Jun

GREEN, LESLIE  (135922); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN808 of No 1660 HCU, which dived into the ground and burst into flames on the approach to Swinderby on three engines when a second engine was feathered.  He is buried in Audenshaw Cemetery

20-Jun

POOLEY, HENRY RICHARD  (44404); age 28 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN808 of No 1660 HCU, which dived into the ground and burst into flames on the approach to Swinderby on three engines when a second engine was feathered.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

20-Jun

SIGNEY, HENRY  (165408); age 27 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN808 of No 1660 HCU, which dived into the ground and burst into flames on the approach to Swinderby on three engines when a second engine was feathered.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (Byker and Heaton) Cemetery

20-Jun

TERRY, KENNETH EDWARD  (1823486); age 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN808 of No 1660 HCU, which dived into the ground and burst into flames on the approach to Swinderby on three engines when a second engine was feathered.  He is buried in Oban (Pennyfuir) Cemetery

20-Jun

GILLANDERS, JAMES LESLIE  (951620); age 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 185 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

20-Jun

McINTOSH, ALEXANDER HUGH  (819135); age 25 AuxAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T6550 of No 26 EFTS, which broke up in the air whilst in the circuit at Theale, he abandoned the aircraft but his parachute failed to deploy in time.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

20-Jun

GREGSON, WILLIAM  (103520); age 29 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T6550 of No 26 EFTS, which broke up in the air whilst in the circuit at Theale.  He is buried in Blackpool Cemetery

20-Jun

DAVIS, FREDERICK ALBERT  (1254025); age 26 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 6342 SE at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Tilburg (Gilzerbaan) General Cemetery

20-Jun

O'TOOLE, MICHAEL JOSEPH  (77626); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving aboard HMT F12 at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Jun

HARRISON, GEORGE THOMAS  (128943); age 29 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 Howden.  He is buried in Newport (St Stephen) Churchyard

21-Jun

HASLAM, STEPHEN JOHN  (975322); age 27 RAFVR

Cpl

He had been serving with No 205 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

21-Jun

YOUNG, EDWIN JOSEPH  (3000519); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably captured on 15 May 1945 whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV945 of No 354 Sqn, which was lost off the Nicobar Islands during a shipping recce and died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Camorta.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

21-Jun

CAMERON, DAVID McLEAN  (J/40920); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN563 of No 435 Sqn, which failed to return from supply dropping sortie and is presumed to have flown in high ground on descending through cloud.  The wreckage was discovered in thick jungle in 1996.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

21-Jun

COX, STANLEY JAMES  (R/119595); age 22 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN563 of No 435 Sqn, which failed to return from supply dropping sortie and is presumed to have flown in high ground on descending through cloud.  The wreckage was discovered in thick jungle in 1997.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

21-Jun

KOPP, CORNELIUS JOHN  (R/178240); age 26 RCAF

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN563 of No 435 Sqn, which failed to return from supply dropping sortie and is presumed to have flown in high ground on descending through cloud.  The wreckage was discovered in thick jungle in 1998.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

21-Jun

KYLE, WILLIAM JOSEPH DFC and Bar (J/37860); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN563 of No 435 Sqn, which failed to return from supply dropping sortie and is presumed to have flown in high ground on descending through cloud.  The wreckage was discovered in thick jungle in 1999.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

21-Jun

McLAREN, CHARLES PETER  (R/256044); age 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN563 of No 435 Sqn, which failed to return from supply dropping sortie and is presumed to have flown in high ground on descending through cloud.  The wreckage was discovered in thick jungle in 2000.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

21-Jun

ROGERS, WILLIAM BENNET  (R/176991); age 22 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN563 of No 435 Sqn, which failed to return from supply dropping sortie and is presumed to have flown in high ground on descending through cloud.  The wreckage was discovered in thick jungle in 2001.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

21-Jun

MAY, ALAN GRAHAM  (1702567); age Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 2826 Sqn RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

21-Jun

GOUGH, LESLIE  (1088200); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 103 SP at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

21-Jun

FAIRLIE, JOHN CAVANAGH  (990379); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIX, TA282 of No 12 FU, which crashed at Cranfield while "beating up” the airfield with one engine feathered.  He is buried in Kempston Cemetery

21-Jun

KENDALL, GEORGE GREGORY  (43484); age 20 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIX, TA282 of No 12 FU, which crashed at Cranfield while "beating up” the airfield with one engine feathered.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

21-Jun

SMITH, HILTON ADAMS  (154756); age 21 RAF

Fg Off

He was serving in the 132 OTU 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 Haddington (St Martin's) New Burial Ground

21-Jun

RUSSELL, NOEL DFC and Bar (134004); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving in the 132 OTU 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 Northampton (Kingsthorpe) Cemetery

21-Jun

LEFEVRE, ALLAN WILLIAM  (R/175258); age 21 RCAF

LAC

He was serving with No 433/63 Base when he died in the RAF Hospital in Northallerton from injuries sustained on 22 Dec 1944 when he was trapped between two trucks near the perimeter track.  He is buried in Lewisham (Hither Green) Cemetery

21-Jun

MUTTON, LESLIE OWEN  (1219823); age 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 5768 MSU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

21-Jun

RIDGE, FREDERICK  (1108861); age 38 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the 6021 BD Flt  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 Burnley Cemetery

21-Jun

KIGHT, LESLIE JOHN  (R/54299); age 26 RCAF

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Bandsman at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Winchester (Magdalen Hill) Cemetery

21-Jun

LEWIS, LONDON  (964876); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving at RAF Kota Bharu 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

21-Jun

HASKINS, WILLIAM  (1901426); age 26 RAFVR

AC2

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

21-Jun

SHAW, REGINALD  (1030209); age 29 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving at RAF Seletar 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

21-Jun

COOK, NEIL  (1675405); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving in the GPR and died from meningitis .  His death is registered in Oxford.  He is buried in Gainsborough General Cemetery.

21-Jun

SIMPSON, JOHN  (1563189); age 38 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 RAF Hospital at Wroughton, his death being registered in Swindon.  He is buried in Cambuslang (Westburn) Cemetery

22-Jun

DELEHANTY, JOSEPH IGNATIUS  (195485); age 24 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was serving with No 59 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 Foulkstown Catholic Churchyard

22-Jun

COXE, JAMES  (146904); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, X7964 of No 176 Sqn, which crashed whilst making a low level circuit following an engine failure.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

22-Jun

WADE, NORMAN LOUIS  (998809); age 31 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, X7964 of No 176 Sqn, which crashed whilst making a low level circuit following an engine failure.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

22-Jun

WILSON, LESLIE  (1076488); age 24 RAFVR

AC2

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

22-Jun

CLOSS, LEONARD FRANCIS ANDREW  (1335597); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, LE923 of No 22 AACU, which flew into the ground whilst carrying out unauthorised low level aerobatics.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery

22-Jun

CRACKNELL, BRIAN THOMAS  (150962); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, MP417 of No 3 (P) AFU, which dived into the ground at Newton Park in Somerset following a loss of control as the result of an engine cowling breaking away in flight.  He is buried in Enfield (Lavender Hill) Cemetery

22-Jun

CARUTH, RICHARD ALEXANDER YULE  (117799); age Unknown RAF

Fg Off

He had been serving at AHQ FE when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Kuching.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

22-Jun

GRANGER, HAROLD PATRICK  (960165); age Unknown RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving at RAF Seletar 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

22-Jun

WARD, RONALD ALBERT  (1659598); age 24 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 Acle.  He is buried in Sellindge (Oor Sellinge) (St Mary) Churchyard

22-Jun

PEMBERTON, JAMES ARTHUR  (640613); age 28 RAF

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Balderton and committed suicide by hanging himself on base.  He is buried in Manchester (Gorton) Cemetery.

22-Jun

MITCHELL, ANDREW CAMPBELL  (1487743); age 42 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 Nottingham.  He is buried in Nottingham Southern Cemetery

22-Jun

REES, WILLIAM PETER  (1414735); 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 Pontypridd.  He is buried in Llandybie (St Tybie) Churchyard

22-Jun

THOMSON, IAN WATT  (3002140); age 20 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 Grantham Cemetery

22-Jun

PETTITT, EDWARD TERENCE  (1584242); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving in the GPR and was killed in a road accident.  His death is registered in Witney.  He is buried in Stoke-on-Trent (Hartshill) Cemetery.

23-Jun

DONALDSON, GEORGE  (176101); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk III, A29-307 of No 2 Aircraft Depot, Richmond, which crashed on take off from Richmond having failed to gain height during a ferry flight.  He is buried in Richmond War Cemetery.

23-Jun

EDEN, SIMON GASCOIGNE  (199961); age 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN455 of No 62 Sqn, which was lost during a supply dropping sortie, probably due to an engine problem encountered before take off.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

23-Jun

HYNE, JOHN ROLAND  (1852159); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN455 of No 62 Sqn, which was lost during a supply dropping sortie, probably due to an engine problem encountered before take off.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

23-Jun

LODER, DOUGLAS HENRY  (165014); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN455 of No 62 Sqn, which was lost during a supply dropping sortie, probably due to an engine problem encountered before take off.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

23-Jun

ROE, KENNETH HERBERT  (150613); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN455 of No 62 Sqn, which was lost during a supply dropping sortie, probably due to an engine problem encountered before take off.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

23-Jun

MOUSLEY, SIDNEY WILLIAM  (1526773); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 123 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

23-Jun

NUTTER, JAMES HENRY  (1450367); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, SW426 of No 137 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Danish coast during a ferry flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jun

LIM, PETER JAMES  (J/44685); age 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, MM567 of No 409 Sqn, which stalled in a tight turn at low level whilst attempting to formate on another aircraft of the same unit.  He is buried in Enschede Eastern General Cemetery

23-Jun

SKELLY, JOHN HENRY  (J/24501); age Unknown RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, MM567 of No 409 Sqn, which stalled in a tight turn at low level whilst attempting to formate on another aircraft of the same unit.  He is buried in Enschede Eastern General Cemetery

23-Jun

GEORGE, JAMES WILLIAM  (40722); age 28 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, MM567 of No 409 Sqn, which stalled in a tight turn at low level whilst attempting to formate on another aircraft of the same unit.  He is buried in Enschede Eastern General Cemetery

23-Jun

CLARKE, LESLIE FRANK ALBERT  (151319); age 19 RAAF

AC1

He was serving with No 457 Sqn, at the time of his death, which occurred in a ground accident.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

23-Jun

CRAWFORD, HENRY  (1361175); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2710 Sqn RAF Regiment when .  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

23-Jun

PROSSER, JACK  (851402); age 29 RAF

LAC

He was serving with No 5016 (Airfield Construction) Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Oslo Western Civil Cemetery

23-Jun

ROBINSON, JAMES HENRY  (1488001); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

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

23-Jun

MAYNE, KENNETH GEORGE  (1586747); age 28 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5064 of No 3 (O) AFU, which flew into high ground at Craigoul Hill in Forfarshire whilst flying in bad weather.  He is buried in Ford Park Cemetery (formerly Plymouth Old Cemetery) (Pennycomequick)

23-Jun

BENNETT, JAMES  (1891553); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 5 OTU at the time of his death, which was due to him accidentally drowning  He is buried in Matsqui (Hazelwood) Cemetery

23-Jun

HURLEY, THOMAS ALFRED  (1411269); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 55073 OB MSU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Jun

FORDHAM, WILLIAM WALTER  (914792); age 26 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 6224 BD Flt, which at Kaltenkirchen in an explosion whilst off-loading Luftwaffe munitions into crater.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

23-Jun

McCALLUM, WILLIAM  (1691674); age 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 6224 BD Flt, which at Kaltenkirchen in an explosion whilst off-loading Luftwaffe munitions into crater.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

23-Jun

JONES, REES HAROLD  (171937); age 23 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 Wroughton, his death being registered in Swindon.  He is buried in Caerhun (St Mary) Churchyard

23-Jun

BELK, DOREEN FRANCES  (2137772); 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 Thorne.  She is buried in Loxley United Reformed Chapelyard

24-Jun

PREECE, JOHN COLIN  (631045); age 23 RAF

LAC

He had been serving with No 62 Sqn, 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

24-Jun

ROBERTS, ARTHUR LEWIS GEORGE  (1897032); age 36 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 296 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Halstead.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

24-Jun

SYMONOWICZ, Wladyslaw (P.782959); age 29 PAF

LAC

He was serving with No 304 Sqn, and died in the SSQ at RAF St Eval from injuries sustained in a road traffic accident at Padstow.  He is buried in Plymouth (Weston Mill) Cemetery

24-Jun

GRAHAM, REGINALD AUBREY JACK  (155744); age 32 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder III, HD627 of No ? SAAF, which crashed shortly after taking off from Hassani following an engine failure.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

24-Jun

GREEFF, D C  (205418V); age 24 SAAF

Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder III, HD627 of No ? SAAF, which crashed shortly after taking off from Hassani following an engine failure.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

24-Jun

LOCKWOOD, J B  (47229V); age Unknown SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder III, HD627 of No ? SAAF, which crashed shortly after taking off from Hassani following an engine failure.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

24-Jun

MARTIN, E C  (207202V); age Unknown SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder III, HD627 of No ? SAAF, which crashed shortly after taking off from Hassani following an engine failure.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

24-Jun

MEIKLEJOHN, O C  (581361V); age 19 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder III, HD627 of No ? SAAF, which crashed shortly after taking off from Hassani following an engine failure.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

24-Jun

MORICE, W D  (208355V); age 29 SAAF

A/M

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder III, HD627 of No ? SAAF, which crashed shortly after taking off from Hassani following an engine failure.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

24-Jun

PRETORIUS, M M  (313600V); age 20 SAAF

A/M

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder III, HD627 of No ? SAAF, which crashed shortly after taking off from Hassani following an engine failure.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

24-Jun

SUTHERLAND, J  (206417V); age 27 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder III, HD627 of No ? SAAF, which crashed shortly after taking off from Hassani following an engine failure.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

24-Jun

WELLS, E H  (243153V); age 25 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder III, HD627 of No ? SAAF, which crashed shortly after taking off from Hassani following an engine failure.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

24-Jun

MOYSCOS, HERACLIS NICOLAS  (797993); age 19 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving with No 166 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Cyprus (Nicosia) Memorial

24-Jun

KIDNEY, WALTER CHARLES  (433003); age 21 RAAF

Sgt

He was serving with No 4 SoTT when he died as a result of blows received in a fight, which he started, outside the No 3 Sergeants' Mess at RAF St Athan.  He is buried in Llantwit Major Cemetery

24-Jun

HUTCHINSON, EDGAR JAMES  (364862); age 37 RAF

Sgt

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

24-Jun

MUSA AHMED  (6353); 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 commemorated on the Habbaniya Memorial

24-Jun

COGGON, HAROLD  (1216180); age 22 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving at RAF Seletar 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

24-Jun

HILL, NORMAN REGINALD WALTER  (1867324); 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 Ipswich.  He is buried in Scole (or Osmondiston) (St Andrew) Churchyard

25-Jun

UNSWORTH, LAURENCE (BOB)  (150089); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, LE367 of No 28 Sqn, which was lost over the jungle during a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

25-Jun

ILLINGWORTH, KENNETH  (1434004); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, RF716 of No 47 Sqn, which struck the ground whilst strafing enemy positions at Anin in Burma.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-Jun

TUCK, GEORGE EDWARD  (1607464); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, RF716 of No 47 Sqn, which struck the ground whilst strafing enemy positions at Anin in Burma.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-Jun

DOUGLAS, GORDON  (198108); age 30 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB755 VN-Y of No 50 Sqn, which he abandoned near Satrup following an engine fire, but his parachute failed to open.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

25-Jun

BESSO, WALTER EDWARD  (55633); age 32 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ901 of No 62 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during an operational sortie in Burma.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-Jun

COLLINGWOOD, ALBERT EDWARD  (1816943); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ901 of No 62 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during an operational sortie in Burma.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-Jun

FIRTH, GRENVILLE  (1475139); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ901 of No 62 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during an operational sortie in Burma.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-Jun

LLOYD, GEORGE HENRY  (1234511); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ901 of No 62 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during an operational sortie in Burma.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-Jun

RIDING, STANLEY JOHN  (1654300); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ901 of No 62 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during an operational sortie in Burma.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-Jun

WILLIAMSON, JOHN CHARLES WILSON  (1566290); age 31 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ901 of No 62 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during an operational sortie in Burma.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-Jun

DENT, IAN WILSHIRE  (432360); age 23 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA259 of No 199 Sqn, which crashed into cliffs at Cromer in Norfolk whilst flying at low level.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

25-Jun

ADAMS, ANDREW MILL  (2218925); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA259 of No 199 Sqn, which crashed into cliffs at Cromer in Norfolk whilst flying at low level.  He is buried in Wells-next-the-Sea Cemetery

25-Jun

SEYMOUR, RAYMOND ERNEST GEORGE  (1851223); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA259 of No 199 Sqn, which crashed into cliffs at Cromer in Norfolk whilst flying at low level.  He is buried in Reading (Henley Road) Cemetery

25-Jun

WAY, WILLIAM (BILLY)  (1302052); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA259 of No 199 Sqn, which crashed into cliffs at Cromer in Norfolk whilst flying at low level.  He is buried in Morden Cemetery

25-Jun

ANDREW, JAMES RICHARD DFM (172188); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He abandoned Spitfire VIII, LV734 of No 607 Sqn, over the Sittang River and was seen to be heading towards a village under Japanese control and it is presumed he was captured and murdered.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-Jun

HEWITT, NORMAN FREDERICK  (156111); age 27 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest II, MW753 of No 13 MU, which failed to recover from a flick roll over the airfield during an air test.  He is buried in Henlow (St Mary) Churchyard

25-Jun

JENKINS, IAN WALTER  (1606639); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, DE215 of No 15 EFTS, which flew into Ullswater in the Lake District whilst carrying out unauthorised low flying.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Jun

HORWOOD, RONALD STUART  (409120); age 31 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW206 of No 1675 HCU, which crashed in the desert near Abu Suier, having aborted its formation practice flight due to an engine failure.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

25-Jun

CLARKE, ANDREW HERBERT HENRY  (3000719); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW206 of No 1675 HCU, which crashed in the desert near Abu Suier, having aborted its formation practice flight due to an engine failure.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

25-Jun

COOPER, VICTOR JAMES  (1871636); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW206 of No 1675 HCU, which crashed in the desert near Abu Suier, having aborted its formation practice flight due to an engine failure.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

25-Jun

FOWLER, WILLIAM ADDERLEY  (1623849); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW206 of No 1675 HCU, which crashed in the desert near Abu Suier, having aborted its formation practice flight due to an engine failure.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

25-Jun

MORLEY, LESLIE SEPTIMUS  (193019); age 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW206 of No 1675 HCU, which crashed in the desert near Abu Suier, having aborted its formation practice flight due to an engine failure.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

25-Jun

SMITH, FRANK SIDNEY  (1803534); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW206 of No 1675 HCU, which crashed in the desert near Abu Suier, having aborted its formation practice flight due to an engine failure.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

25-Jun

SUDLOW, BERNARD JOSEPH  (2205636); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW206 of No 1675 HCU, which crashed in the desert near Abu Suier, having aborted its formation practice flight due to an engine failure.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

25-Jun

TUCK, DERRICK BERNARD  (3000563); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW206 of No 1675 HCU, which crashed in the desert near Abu Suier, having aborted its formation practice flight due to an engine failure.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

25-Jun

SUTTON BROWN, KENNETH EDMUND  (167177); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, NJ317 of No 3 (P) AFU, which dived into the ground following the loss of part of the trailing edge of the wing during a stalling exercise.  He is buried in Haresfield (St Peter) Churchyard

25-Jun

BROWNE, WILLIAM NEWELL  (190470); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard IIB, FE878 of No 8 FU, which crashed after hitting a tree whilst flying at low level in bad weather during a ferry flight.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

25-Jun

CLARKE, ALAN HELYER  (516442); age 31 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Aled.  He is buried in Deptford (Grove Park) Cemetery

 

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