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Casualties - 24 - 31 July 1945


24-Jul

REES, JAMES THOMAS  (1337576); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Meteor III, EE308 of No 74 Sqn, which crashed on the airfield boundary at Colerne after hitting trees whilst flying at low level during a practice for a demonstration.  He is buried in Llandissilio (Pisgah) Congregational Chapelyard

24-Jul

ALLSOP, KENNETH HENRY  (751161); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He had been serving with No 205 Sqn, when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being marched across Borneo.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

24-Jul

SLY, NEIL MERSON  (413269); age 23 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN530 of No 243 Sqn, which crashed into the sea whilst landing in poor visibility at the end of a transport sortie.  He is buried in Sai Wan War Cemetery

24-Jul

EVANS, PERCY JAMES VICTOR  (1603438); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN530 of No 243 Sqn, which crashed into the sea whilst landing in poor visibility at the end of a transport sortie.  He is buried in Sai Wan War Cemetery

24-Jul

SCHOLES, HAROLD  (1520432); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN530 of No 243 Sqn, which crashed into the sea whilst landing in poor visibility at the end of a transport sortie.  He is buried in Sai Wan War Cemetery

24-Jul

STEEL, JOHN WATKIN  (155005); age 30 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN530 of No 243 Sqn, which crashed into the sea whilst landing in poor visibility at the end of a transport sortie.  He is buried in Sai Wan War Cemetery

24-Jul

TURTON, JOHN HENRY  (186075); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN530 of No 243 Sqn, which crashed into the sea whilst landing in poor visibility at the end of a transport sortie.  He is buried in Sai Wan War Cemetery

24-Jul

McCABE, EDWARD JAMES  (J/43858); age 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, KH569 of No 441 Sqn, which dived into the ground in Hull after losing control whilst flying in turbulent conditions.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

24-Jul

THOMAS-WATERS, RICHARD JOSEPH  (929082); age 31 RAFVR

AC1

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

24-Jul

BANKS, JOHN  (187058); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Expeditor II, KJ552 of No 221 Gp Comm Flt, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting a forced landing following an engine failure in rain and poor visibility.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

24-Jul

CROUCH, KENNETH JOHN  (1430701); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Expeditor II, KJ552 of No 221 Gp Comm Flt, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting a forced landing following an engine failure in rain and poor visibility.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

24-Jul

MAIN, JOHN DUNLOP  (1560564); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying as a passenger in C-47A, 42-108982 of the USAAF, which flew into Shelf Moor near Glossop during a flight from Leicester to Prestwick.  He is buried in Lanark Cemetery

25-Jul

BRINDLEY, FRANCIS BERNARD  (1398529); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, RD204 of No 22 Sqn, which burst into flames on making a belly landing following an engine failure whilst flying at only about 200 ft.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

25-Jul

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM DAVID  (1262347); age 25 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving with No 36 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

25-Jul

GLASGOW, GRAHAM HENRY  (426255); age 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN556 of No 194 Sqn, which stalled and dived into the sea whilst making a climbing turn at low speed on take off from Akyab.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-Jul

POLLIE, GEOFFREY CHARLES OSCAR  (418707); age 21 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN556 of No 194 Sqn, which stalled and dived into the sea whilst making a climbing turn at low speed on take off from Akyab.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-Jul

VAUGHAN, WILLIAM  (422284); age 21 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN556 of No 194 Sqn, which stalled and dived into the sea whilst making a climbing turn at low speed on take off from Akyab.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-Jul

GREENWAY, ERNEST JOHN  (201468); age 25 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN556 of No 194 Sqn, which stalled and dived into the sea whilst making a climbing turn at low speed on take off from Akyab.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-Jul

MUMBY, THOMAS LEONARD  (49752); age Unknown RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN556 of No 194 Sqn, which stalled and dived into the sea whilst making a climbing turn at low speed on take off from Akyab.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-Jul

DAVIDSON, ROBERT ELDER  (993142); age 25 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving with No 128 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Oslo Western Civil Cemetery

25-Jul

GREGORY, LYNN  (36101); age 37 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, NV946 of the A&AEE, which flicked over and dived into the ground on recovering from a diving attack during rocket firing trials.  He is buried in Little Rissington (St Peter) Churchyard

25-Jul

ALLEN, LEO JAMES  (430349); age 20 RAAF

WO

He was serving with PDRC when he died at Brighton from asphyxia after bathing.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

25-Jul

LUCAS, WILLIAM GEORGE  (1151615); age 26 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 Cambridge.  He is buried in Dover (Charlton) Cemetery

25-Jul

HARRIS, REGINALD JAMES  (111739); 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 Hendon.  He was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium

25-Jul

HENSLEY, MURIEL JOYCE  (427370); age 23 WAAF

ACW2

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 Romford.  She is buried in Dagenham (Chadwell Heath) Cemetery

25-Jul

BELLAMY, RONALD ARTHUR  (949120); age 26 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 Warwick.  He is buried in Leamington (Whitnash Road) Cemetery

26-Jul

PONT, CHARLES JAMES  (1242343); age Unknown RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 84 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

26-Jul

EYEARS, GEOFFREY PETER NEWTON  (575856); age 21 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FB259 of No 112 Sqn, which flew into the ground whilst flying along a blind valley in formation below cloud.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

26-Jul

PARK, R D  (543052V); age 21 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang IV, KH720 of No 112 Sqn, which flew into the ground whilst flying along a blind valley in formation below cloud.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

26-Jul

TEMPLER, R H  (581465V); age 21 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang IV, KM107 of No 112 Sqn, which flew into the ground whilst flying along a blind valley in formation below cloud.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

26-Jul

EDWARDS, G H  (11208V); age 23 SAAF

Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang IV, KM216 of No 112 Sqn, which flew into the ground whilst flying along a blind valley in formation below cloud.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

26-Jul

BLOM, W D  (581737V); age 19 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang IV, KM235 of No 112 Sqn, which flew into the ground whilst flying along a blind valley in formation below cloud.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

26-Jul

BOSWORTH, PETER  (1608830); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt II, KJ338 of No 73 OTU, which stalled and crashed whilst making a steep climbing turn at low speed on take off from Fayid.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

26-Jul

HEYNERT, FELICITE PIERRE ANDRE DFC (149322); age 31 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW225 of the AFTU, which collided with EW247 of the same unit whilst flying in formation in cloud.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

26-Jul

BULLEN, RAYMOND MAURICE DFC (425880); age 27 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW225 of the AFTU, which collided with EW247 of the same unit whilst flying in formation in cloud.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

26-Jul

BORROW, ALEXANDER NORMAN  (186421); age 27 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW225 of the AFTU, which collided with EW247 of the same unit whilst flying in formation in cloud.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

26-Jul

BRIDGMAN, LEWIS ARNOLD  (197830); age 25 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW225 of the AFTU, which collided with EW247 of the same unit whilst flying in formation in cloud.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

26-Jul

ETTLINGER, PETER  (187482); age 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW225 of the AFTU, which collided with EW247 of the same unit whilst flying in formation in cloud.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

26-Jul

GEESON, CYRIL WILLIAM  (1584886); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW247 of the AFTU, which collided with EW225 of the same unit whilst flying in formation in cloud.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

26-Jul

MANSON, ROBERT STANLEY  (191889); age 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW225 of the AFTU, which collided with EW247 of the same unit whilst flying in formation in cloud.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

26-Jul

PAFFEY, GEORGE WILLIAM  (2247714); age Unknown RAFVR

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW247 of the AFTU, which collided with EW225 of the same unit whilst flying in formation in cloud.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

26-Jul

SMART, WILLIAM JOSEPH  (1021128); age 26 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW247 of the AFTU, which collided with EW225 of the same unit whilst flying in formation in cloud.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

26-Jul

SMITH, PETER HUBERT ASH  (165506); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW247 of the AFTU, which collided with EW225 of the same unit whilst flying in formation in cloud.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

26-Jul

WELLS, SYDNEY WILFRED  (103003); age 27 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW225 of the AFTU, which collided with EW247 of the same unit whilst flying in formation in cloud.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

26-Jul

WOOD, WALTER REGINALD GEORGE  (1397658); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW225 of the AFTU, which collided with EW247 of the same unit whilst flying in formation in cloud.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

26-Jul

MATHAI , P V  (IND/27616); age 28 RIAF

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW247 of the AFTU, which collided with EW225 of the same unit whilst flying in formation in cloud.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

26-Jul

HERBERT, ALFRED  (191880); age 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW247 of the AFTU, which collided with EW225 of the same unit whilst flying in formation in cloud.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

26-Jul

BRIDLE, THOMAS STANLEY  (1077590); age 23 RAFVR

AC2

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 Palembang.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

26-Jul

TATE, WILLIAM JOHN CHARLES  (1467335); 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 Bournemouth.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery

26-Jul

BEARD, CHARLES  (1099471); 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 Dudley.  He is buried in Netherton (St Andrew) Churchyard

26-Jul

HABGOOD, WILLIAM VICTOR  (1232877); 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 Maidstone.  He is buried in Southgate Cemetery

26-Jul

MOORE, JACK GIRLING  (1448094); 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 Norwich.  He is buried in Wymondham Cemetery

26-Jul

WHEELER, CHARLES  (SR4); age 59 RAF

WO

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

26-Jul

CALDERBANK, THOMAS KITCHENER  (925430); age 28 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died in the Royal Naval Hospital, Invergordon, from acute pyonephrosis of the left kidney.  He is buried in Horwich (Ridgmont) Cemetery.

26-Jul

ROWE, RUSSELL BERTRAM  (1026078); age 42 RAFVR

LAC

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

27-Jul

LONNEN, NEELY ANTHONY  (532026); age Unknown RAF

Cpl

He had been serving with No 100 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

27-Jul

BAK, Franciszek (P.794777); age 21 PAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick III, HG226  of No 301 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to land , when flying in bad weather.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

27-Jul

KOCON, Eugeniusz (P.782439); age 27 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick III, HG226  of No 301 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to land , when flying in bad weather.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

27-Jul

MIKOLAJCZYK, Antoni Jan (P.704011); age 22 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick III, HG226  of No 301 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to land , when flying in bad weather.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

27-Jul

RATAJCZAK, Aloyzy (P.1655); age 33 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick III, HG226  of No 301 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to land , when flying in bad weather.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

27-Jul

McGOLDRICK , JAMES STEWART  (404846); age 27 RAAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR614 of No 618 Sqn, which crashed out of control whilst being flown at low level across the airfield as they departed on leave.  He is buried in Narromine War Cemetery

27-Jul

FRENCH, FRANCIS JAMES  (127458); age 36 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR614 of No 618 Sqn, which crashed out of control whilst being flown at low level across the airfield as they departed on leave.  He is buried in Narromine War Cemetery

27-Jul

BURNS, GEORGE FRANCIS  (12554433); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was serving with No 753 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 Arbroath Western Cemetery

27-Jul

McDERMOTT, THOMAS HAROLD  (358213); age 40 RAF

Sgt

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

27-Jul

ASHTON, PETER JOHN  (1813703); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV934 of No 1675 HCU, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing following a fire breaking out in the airframe during an early morning training flight.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

27-Jul

BRADLEY, DOUGLAS  (163317); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV934 of No 1675 HCU, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing following a fire breaking out in the airframe during an early morning training flight.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

27-Jul

CORNOCK, WILLIAM EDWARD  (186723); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV934 of No 1675 HCU, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing following a fire breaking out in the airframe during an early morning training flight.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

27-Jul

EATON, JOHN GEORGE  (193172); age 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV934 of No 1675 HCU, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing following a fire breaking out in the airframe during an early morning training flight.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

27-Jul

EVE, PETER JOHN NEWLAN  (1515315); age 28 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV934 of No 1675 HCU, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing following a fire breaking out in the airframe during an early morning training flight.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

27-Jul

VEITCH, THOMAS  (1822858); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV934 of No 1675 HCU, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing following a fire breaking out in the airframe during an early morning training flight.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

27-Jul

DUNSFORD, RONALD HENRY EDWARD  (55519); age 24 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FZ115 of No 61 OTU, which dived into the ground near Imber in Wiltshire, cause unknown.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

27-Jul

NEWTON, SIDNEY  (1802988); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt II, KL255 of No 9 FU, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing following an engine failure.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

27-Jul

ESHU ISSI  (1894); age Unknown IL

Pvt

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

27-Jul

PROSSER, IDRIS JAMES  (1029261); age 27 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 Pontypridd.  He is buried in Rhondda (Trealaw) Cemetery

28-Jul

TUFFIELD, DERRICK ARTHUR  (771982); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IID, KX469 of No 20 Sqn, which crashed into the sea after striking the mast of a ship on which it was making a dummy off Madras.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

28-Jul

BROWN, STANLEY VICTOR DOUGLAS  (1335132); age 23 RAFVR

WO

He was serving with No 165 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Vaernes Churchyard

28-Jul

MAITLAND-THOMPSON, BASTIAN  (83250); age 29 RAFVR

Wg Cdr

He was serving as the OC of No 219 Sqn and was killed when the jeep he was travelling in skidded into a tree.  He is buried in Enschede Eastern General Cemetery

28-Jul

SCOTT, ROBERT JOHN  (1213191); age 22 RAFVR

LAC

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

28-Jul

PARFITT, JAMES GORDON  (963587); age 27 RAFVR

LAC

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

28-Jul

INCE, JOSEPH EDWARD  (1690900); age 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 33 ASR MCU and drowned in a boating accident whilst off duty.  He is buried in Oslo Western Civil Cemetery.

28-Jul

HARNWELL, ROBERT  (702643); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 33 ASR MCU and drowned in a boating accident whilst off duty.  He is buried in Oslo Western Civil Cemetery.

28-Jul

NEWTON, ALAN  (973624); age 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 33 ASR MCU and drowned in a boating accident whilst off duty.  He is buried in Oslo Western Civil Cemetery.

28-Jul

ELLIOTT, ANTHONY JOSEPH GEORGE McCARTHY  (R/254526); age 20 RCAF

LAC

He was serving with No 6 MFPS at the time of his death, which was due to him being accidently drowned at the Canada Club Rest Centre in Lubeck whilst riding in a rubber dinghy.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

28-Jul

THOMPSON, HILDA MARJORIE  (2097973); age Unknown WAAF

LACW

At the moment neither her unit nor her cause of death has yet been ascertained.  She is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

28-Jul

BANKIER, LILI STEFANIA  (2992592); age 23 WAAF

LACW

She was serving with No 23 Meteorological Forecast Unit at RAF Lydda when she was killed whilst flying in Anson, NK592 of No 76 OTU, which she abandoned when a flare ignited inside the aircraft, but her parachute failed to open.  She is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery.

28-Jul

DOWLING, ALISON EDWARD  (122473); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

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

28-Jul

CAUNT, WILLIAM EDWARD  (1142502); age 39 RAFVR

Cpl

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

28-Jul

EMERSON, WALLACE  (1417844); age 42 RAFVR

LAC

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

28-Jul

LANE, FRANK  (1453151); age 43 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No UK Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained, but possibly occurred in the RAF Hospital at Ely, his death being registered in Ely.  He is buried in Little Abington (St Mary) Churchyard

28-Jul

WEEKS, ALWYN EDITH  (2125032); 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 Reading.  She is buried in Bristol (Greenbank) Cemetery

29-Jul

TURKINGTON, ROBERT WILKINSON DSO, DFC and Bar (117519); age 26 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was serving with No 241 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

29-Jul

FORREST, JOHN FREDERICK RONALD  (1059040); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 253 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Udine War Cemetery

29-Jul

ARMSTRONG, ERNEST  (1142335); age 39 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 254 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Northumberland Central.  He is buried in Ashington (Holy Sepulchre) Churchyard

29-Jul

NOGA, Herbert (P.793718); age 24 PAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, SR411  of No 316 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Darwen, Lancashire, whilst being flown below its safety height during on a training flight.  He is buried in Blackpool (Layton) Cemetery.

29-Jul

LINGARD, ARTHUR  (1359455); age 32 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2863 Sqn RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

29-Jul

WATTS, RONALD  (1251128); age 29 RAFVR

LAC

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

29-Jul

STANLEY, HENRY WILLIAM  (907567); age 26 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 20 SFTS at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery

29-Jul

BLACKWELL, LESLIE ROBERT  (1186447); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was serving with No 20 STFS at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery

29-Jul

SMITH, ROBERT CHARLES  (1273908); age 23 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 212 Grp at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery

29-Jul

LANE, GRAHAM  (638609); age 25 RAF

Cpl

He was serving with No 353 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

29-Jul

JORDAN, GEORGE GOODFELLOW  (1016869); age Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 40 SP at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Habbaniya War Cemetery

29-Jul

DAVISON, FREDERICK TERENCE  (1085842); age 22 RAFVR

AC1

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

29-Jul

BARNES, JAMES SNOWDEN  (530385); age 28 RAF

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 Burton upon Trent.  He is buried in Burton-upon-Trent Cemetery

29-Jul

JONES, SAMUEL LLOYD  (109128); 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 Caerleon.  He is buried in Merthyr Tydfil (Ffrwd) Cemetery, Penderyn

29-Jul

MUNNOCH, ALEXANDER ROBERTSON  (970103); age 29 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 Welton.  He is buried in Whitstable Cemetery

30-Jul

BRADSHAW, WALTER HALL  (2209908); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VI, RG482 of No 102 Sqn, which dived into the ground and burst into flames on take off from Pocklington following an engine failure.  He is buried in Salford (Weaste) Cemetery

30-Jul

DALMAIS, STANLEY BERNARD  (132796); age 32 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VI, RG482 of No 102 Sqn, which dived into the ground and burst into flames on take off from Pocklington following an engine failure.  He is buried in Pocklington Burial Ground

30-Jul

FROST, ROBERT DASHWOOD  (1818309); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VI, RG482 of No 102 Sqn, which dived into the ground and burst into flames on take off from Pocklington following an engine failure.  He is buried in Swithland (St Leonard) Churchyard

30-Jul

MILNE, JAMES  (1569994); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VI, RG482 of No 102 Sqn, which dived into the ground and burst into flames on take off from Pocklington following an engine failure.  He is buried in Alyth Cemetery

30-Jul

WILLIAMS, RAYMOND LEONARD  (1837245); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VI, RG482 of No 102 Sqn, which dived into the ground and burst into flames on take off from Pocklington following an engine failure.  He is buried in Cardiff (Cathys) Cemetery

30-Jul

ALLEN, JOHN ALBAN  (1588012); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA236 AS-B2 of No 166 Sqn, which dived into ground at Barnetby Wold Farm on the approach to Kirmington following an engine failure and the feathering of the incorrect engine.  He is buried in Croscombe (St Mary) Churchyard

30-Jul

PATTISON, JOHN JACKSON  (1571657); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA236 AS-B3 of No 166 Sqn, which dived into ground at Barnetby Wold Farm on the approach to Kirmington following an engine failure and the feathering of the incorrect engine.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

30-Jul

ROCHE, LEONARD  (165624); age 35 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA236 AS-B4 of No 166 Sqn, which dived into ground at Barnetby Wold Farm on the approach to Kirmington following an engine failure and the feathering of the incorrect engine.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

30-Jul

RUSSELL, HARRY GILBERT  (3040015); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA236 AS-B5 of No 166 Sqn, which dived into ground at Barnetby Wold Farm on the approach to Kirmington following an engine failure and the feathering of the incorrect engine.  He is buried in Idle (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

30-Jul

SAUNDERS, CLERVAUX FRANCIS MORLEY  (2205043); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA236 AS-B6 of No 166 Sqn, which dived into ground at Barnetby Wold Farm on the approach to Kirmington following an engine failure and the feathering of the incorrect engine.  He is buried in Melling (St Wilfred) Churchyard

30-Jul

WILLIS, GEOFFREY LIONEL  (171573); age 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA236 AS-B7 of No 166 Sqn, which dived into ground at Barnetby Wold Farm on the approach to Kirmington following an engine failure and the feathering of the incorrect engine.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

30-Jul

MILNE, JOSEPH REID  (658498); age 28 RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ922 of No 357 Sqn, which flew into high ground 20 miles east of Thandaung in Burma whilst climbing through cloud during a special duties sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

30-Jul

BINNS, ALBERT  (1598599); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ922 of No 357 Sqn, which flew into high ground 20 miles east of Thandaung in Burma whilst climbing through cloud during a special duties sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

30-Jul

CLARK, E M  (1318743); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ922 of No 357 Sqn, which flew into high ground 20 miles east of Thandaung in Burma whilst climbing through cloud during a special duties sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

30-Jul

FRANCIS, CHARLES RAYMOND  (1321173); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ922 of No 357 Sqn, which flew into high ground 20 miles east of Thandaung in Burma whilst climbing through cloud during a special duties sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

30-Jul

WRIGHT, VICTOR ALBERT  (1336745); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

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

30-Jul

ZARZYCHI, Henryk (P.705295); age 21 PAF

LAC

He was serving with No 131 Polish Skrzydia Mysliwski at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Cloppenburg Cemetery.

30-Jul

FURNISS, JOHN BROOKE  (1818315); age 20 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving with No 20 SFTS at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery

30-Jul

LEY, FREDERICK ROBERT  (1624130); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, RD422 of No 5 OTU, which ditched in the sea off Turnberry after it was unable to maintain height on one engine following an engine failure during a practice formation shipping attack.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

SEABROOK, HAROLD LEONARD  (1801076); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, RD422 of No 5 OTU, which ditched in the sea off Turnberry after it was unable to maintain height on one engine following an engine failure during a practice formation shipping attack.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Jul

CORSIE, ERIC WILLIAM CLOUSTON  (801433); age 33 AuxAF

WO

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

30-Jul

JOHNSON, FRANK  (3005516); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving in the UK and was found bleeding badly whilst flying in an aircraft near Tenby.  The pilot immediately landed but he later died in hospital despite receiving a blood transfusion He is buried in Morden Cemetery.

31-Jul

BURNETT, KENNETH JOHN  (1701051); age 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 201 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 Irvinestown Church of Ireland Churchyard

31-Jul

CLINTON, BASIL  (198796); age 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was serving with No 548 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

31-Jul

FLOWER, EDWARD ROBERT  (1129821); age 35 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2863 Sqn RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

31-Jul

DAVEY, RONALD WILLIAM  (1166329); 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 held in a camp at Palembang.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

31-Jul

CLARKE, LEONARD  (1039788); age Unknown RAFVR

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

31-Jul

EVANS, WILLIAM JAMES  (1313499); age 29 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NA962 of No 81 OTU, which crashed near Lower Heath in Shropshire during a night cross-country.  He is buried in Windlesham (Lightwater) Burial Ground

31-Jul

HOLMES, THOMAS ALFRED  (1802278); age 29 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NA962 of No 81 OTU, which crashed near Lower Heath in Shropshire during a night cross-country.  He was cremated at Woking (St John's) Crematorium

31-Jul

HULBERT, GEORGE EDWARD ANTHONY  (1866695); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NA962 of No 81 OTU, which crashed near Lower Heath in Shropshire during a night cross-country.  He is buried in Beckenham Crematorium and Cemetery

31-Jul

RICKARDS, STANLEY  (1800002); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NA962 of No 81 OTU, which crashed near Lower Heath in Shropshire during a night cross-country.  He is buried in Enfield Highway (St James) Churchyard

31-Jul

TALLENTIRE, JOHN MAURICE  (2213870); age 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NA962 of No 81 OTU, which crashed near Lower Heath in Shropshire during a night cross-country.  He was cremated at Newcastle-upon-Tyne (West Road) Crematorium

31-Jul

RAMSAY, THOMAS WILLIAM  (1686463); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ398 of No GATU, which cartwheeled and burst into flames during an attempted forced landing following an engine failure whilst flying at low level.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

31-Jul

WIGGLESWORTH, JOHN WILLIAM  (1624395); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ398 of No GATU, which cartwheeled and burst into flames during an attempted forced landing following an engine failure whilst flying at low level.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

31-Jul

TAYLOR, ALFRED JOHN  (1202541); age 35 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 Ampthill.  He is buried in South Tawton (St Andrew) Churchyard

31-Jul

WILLIAMS, HERBERT ARTHUR  (992278); age 31 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 Bridgend.  He is buried in Caerleon (St Cadoc) Churchyard

31-Jul

WOOLLER, JOSEPH SIDNEY  (1644844); age 45 RAFVR

LAC

He was probably serving at HQ No 13 Group as he died at RAF Blakelaw.  He was cremated at Newcastle-upon-Tyne (West Road) Crematorium.

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