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Casualties - 1 - 15 August 1945


01-Aug

COHEN, DAVID ANTHONY  (185969); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 152 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

01-Aug

COFFEY, ROBERT ELLSWORTH DFC and Bar (J/10256); age 30 RCAF

Sqn Ldr

He was serving with No 440 Sqn, and was killed in a motor vehicle accident at Flensburg.  He is buried in Graasten Cemetery

01-Aug

SALISBURY, REGINALD HUBERT  (1331941); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 660 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

01-Aug

EAMES, HENRY  (1326044); age 32 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2710 Sqn RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

01-Aug

DIXON, WILLIAM  (1115037); age 25 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 5002 (Airfield Construction) Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Don Valley.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (Byker and Heaton) Cemetery

01-Aug

SMITH, SAMUEL JAMES  (1025329); age 38 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 marched across Java.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-Aug

WARD, OLIVER BARKER  (1400230); age Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 216 Grp at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

01-Aug

MOSSMAN, CYRIL JAMES  (952855); age 26 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving with No 243 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

01-Aug

RETALLACK, GEORGE  (1605); age 33 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LX140 of No 3 (P) AFU, which crashed at Braydon Pond in Wiltshire whilst carrying out unauthorised low flying on a ferry flight.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

01-Aug

ADAMS, GEORGE HENRY FEARNLEY  (957003); age 30 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LX140 of No 3 (P) AFU, which crashed at Braydon Pond in Wiltshire whilst carrying out unauthorised low flying on a ferry flight.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

01-Aug

FERGUSON, FRANK  (1096756); 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 Newton.  He is buried in Cleator Moor (St John) Churchyard

02-Aug

WATTS, ARTHUR HENRY  (1418679); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, PL262 of No 165 Sqn, which crashed near Vaernes but the accident card is missing.  He is buried in Vaernes Churchyard

02-Aug

SANDS, ARTHUR McGEOCH  (1374118); age Unknown RAFVR

AC2

He had been serving with No 271 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

02-Aug

PIETRZAK, Aleksander (P.783147); age 30 PAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FX876  of No 309 Sqn, when he was thrown from the aircraft after it turned inverted during a practice dive bombing attack, possibly due to a rudder problem, the aircraft crashed at Oaks Field, Goulds Farm, Braintree, Essex.  He is buried in Epping Cemetery

02-Aug

DAVISON, ANTHONY WILLIAM CURLING  (1851418); age 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 11257 of No 18 SFTS, which collided with Anson, 8480 of the same unit near Gimli in Manitoba.  He is buried in Brandon Cemetery, Manitoba

02-Aug

MacKENZIE, ALEXANDER IAN  (1812926); age 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 11257 of No 18 SFTS, which collided with Anson, 8480 of the same unit near Gimli in Manitoba.  He is buried in Brandon Cemetery, Manitoba

02-Aug

LEIGH, CYRIL ANTHONY  (1571559); age 27 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 8480 of No 18 SFTS, which collided with Anson, 11257 of the same unit near Gimli in Manitoba.  He is buried in Brandon Cemetery, Manitoba

02-Aug

HOUGHTON, KENNETH HUGH LESLIE  (55226); age 26 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN826 of RAFFC, which crashed on take off from Lydda and burst into flames whilst carrying reinforcement crews to India.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

02-Aug

SPRIGGE, JAMES ALEXANDER  (52287); age Unknown RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN826 of RAFFC, which crashed on take off from Lydda and burst into flames whilst carrying reinforcement crews to India.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

02-Aug

BENNETT, STANLEY ALBERT  (164183); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN826 of RAFFC, which crashed on take off from Lydda and burst into flames whilst carrying reinforcement crews to India.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

02-Aug

GIBSON, RALPH ROBINSON  (1568624); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN826 of RAFFC, which crashed on take off from Lydda and burst into flames whilst carrying reinforcement crews to India.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

02-Aug

HAMMOND, MAURICE ALBERT  (1890356); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN826 of RAFFC, which crashed on take off from Lydda and burst into flames whilst carrying reinforcement crews to India.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

02-Aug

HOLLETT, LLOYD RUSSELL  (798763); age 18 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN826 of RAFFC, which crashed on take off from Lydda and burst into flames whilst carrying reinforcement crews to India.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

02-Aug

LONGHURST, DENNIS GORDON  (1866479); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN826 of RAFFC, which crashed on take off from Lydda and burst into flames whilst carrying reinforcement crews to India.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

02-Aug

MAYCOCK, ALLISTER  (162989); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN826 of RAFFC, which crashed on take off from Lydda and burst into flames whilst carrying reinforcement crews to India.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

02-Aug

MEANLEY, RALPH  (1520572); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN826 of RAFFC, which crashed on take off from Lydda and burst into flames whilst carrying reinforcement crews to India.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

02-Aug

MILLIGAN, ROBERT READE  (1567933); age 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN826 of RAFFC, which crashed on take off from Lydda and burst into flames whilst carrying reinforcement crews to India.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

02-Aug

PIPE, TERENCE PHILIP  (1867622); age 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN826 of RAFFC, which crashed on take off from Lydda and burst into flames whilst carrying reinforcement crews to India.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

02-Aug

REEKS, WILLIAM FREDERICK  (1814768); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN826 of RAFFC, which crashed on take off from Lydda and burst into flames whilst carrying reinforcement crews to India.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

02-Aug

ROGERS, ERIC FREDERICK  (1850097); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN826 of RAFFC, which crashed on take off from Lydda and burst into flames whilst carrying reinforcement crews to India.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

02-Aug

DALE-BAUGH, BARBARA  (2089897); age 21 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 Blackpool.  She is buried in Blackpool (Carleton) Cemetery

02-Aug

THOMPSON, EILEEN MARY  (472374); 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 Bristol.  She is buried in Bristol (Shirehampton) Cemetery

02-Aug

BLACKWELL, PAULINE MARGARET  (2149258); age 19 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 Surrey M E.  She is buried in Mitcham (London Road) Cemetery

03-Aug

JEFFERY, THOMAS (JEFF)  (570389); age 24 RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MJ411 of No 1 Sqn, which broke up and crashed near Hutton Cranswick after colliding with another Spitfire of the same unit whilst attempting to avoid a practice interception.  He is buried in Rawdon (St Peter) Churchyard

03-Aug

POWELL, KENNETH  (1623878); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 32 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Aleppo War Cemetery

03-Aug

GIHL, DOUGLAS EMIL  (138098); age 27 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang IV, KH829 of No 122 Sqn, which overturned at Dyce after landing too fast and too far up the runway.  He was cremated at Enfield Crematorium

03-Aug

WILMITH, JACK EDMUND  (432927); age 20 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KL671 of No 159 Sqn, which exploded in the air as it dived towards the ground following the break out of a fire.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Aug

ALEXANDER, STANLEY  (1895231); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KL671 of No 159 Sqn, which exploded in the air as it dived towards the ground following the break out of a fire.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Aug

HUGHES, EDWARD FRANCIS  (2210463); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KL671 of No 159 Sqn, which exploded in the air as it dived towards the ground following the break out of a fire.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Aug

JOBSON, JAMES  (1567017); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KL671 of No 159 Sqn, which exploded in the air as it dived towards the ground following the break out of a fire.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Aug

TAYLOR, VICTOR GORDON  (1684358); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KL671 of No 159 Sqn, which exploded in the air as it dived towards the ground following the break out of a fire.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Aug

FINLAYSON, DONALD CROSS  (427077); age 21 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KL671 of No 159 Sqn, which exploded in the air as it dived towards the ground following the break out of a fire.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Aug

GALLAGHER, DAVID JOSEPH  (421505); age 24 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KL671 of No 159 Sqn, which exploded in the air as it dived towards the ground following the break out of a fire.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Aug

McCARTHY, COLIN WILLIAM  (425534); age 25 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KL671 of No 159 Sqn, which exploded in the air as it dived towards the ground following the break out of a fire.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Aug

COVENTON, ALAN WALTER  (200774); age Unknown RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KK140 of No 215 Sqn, which was lost without a trace between Patenga and Allahbad during routine transport sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Aug

BRASH, WILLIAM HENDRY STEWART  (1123529); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KK140 of No 215 Sqn, which was lost without a trace between Patenga and Allahbad during routine transport sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Aug

EDWARDS, JOHN ARTHUR  (1387114); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KK140 of No 215 Sqn, which was lost without a trace between Patenga and Allahbad during routine transport sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Aug

MULLIGAN, KEVIN BARRY  (1574487); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KK140 of No 215 Sqn, which was lost without a trace between Patenga and Allahbad during routine transport sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Aug

LAFFEY, THOMAS VICTOR  (123989); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, MM179 of No 571 Sqn, which burst into flames having made a heavy landing at Warboys.  He is buried in Hebburn Cemetery

03-Aug

EARL, WILLIAM MCLURE  (198134); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV371 of No 684 Sqn, which was crashed and burnt out about 30 miles from Rangoon during a ferry flight.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Aug

HYNDS, WILLIAM JOHN  (161672); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV371 of No 684 Sqn, which was crashed and burnt out about 30 miles from Rangoon during a ferry flight.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Aug

MUNDAY, JACOB INDIAN  (202399); age 26 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV371 of No 684 Sqn, which was crashed and burnt out about 30 miles from Rangoon during a ferry flight.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Aug

WHITEHOUSE, JOHN LESLIE  (1498188); age 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV371 of No 684 Sqn, which was crashed and burnt out about 30 miles from Rangoon during a ferry flight.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Aug

GODDARD, RONALD  (999182); 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 working on the Sumatran railway.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

03-Aug

PERREAU, VINCENT RALPH  (785783); age Unknown RAFVR

AC1

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

03-Aug

COLLINS, HENRY JOHN  (1330166); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, BM823 of No 136 Wing, which hit trees, crashed and burst into flames after attempting to take off in a semi-stalled state on a ferry flight.  He is buried in Hove New Cemetery

03-Aug

LAMBERT, EDWARD STEPHEN GEORGE  (1863540); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ478 of No 3 FU, which exploded in the air after the pilot switched to the bomb bay overload tank during a ferry flight.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma

03-Aug

BROWN, JAMES  (R/116904); age 22 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ478 of No 3 FU, which exploded in the air after the pilot switched to the bomb bay overload tank during a ferry flight.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma

03-Aug

SUTER, PERCIVAL RUDOLF  (1375724); age 36 RAFVR

AC2

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

03-Aug

FINNEY, CYRIL  (1075191); age 35 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 42 EU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Basra War Cemetery

03-Aug

KITCHINGMAN, RICHARD  (1428675); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

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

03-Aug

GRAHAM, GEORGE  (1480327); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

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

03-Aug

HOOKWAY, RAYMOND  (649902); age 29 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 Leeds.  He was cremated at Sheffield Crematorium

03-Aug

McNAMARA, THOMAS  (1001462); 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 Skipton.  He is buried in Skipton (Waltonwrays) Cemetery

03-Aug

HUTCHINSON, LEONARD FRED  (1194054); 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.  His death is registered in Stafford.  He is buried in Heckmondwike Cemetery

03-Aug

CLAMPIT, JAMES  (52338); age 28 RAF

Fg Off

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 Stafford.  He is buried in Paignton Cemetery

03-Aug

HALL, REGINALD FRANK  (1026520); age 37 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving at RAF Ternhill at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Whitchurch.  He is buried in Stowmarket Cemetery.

04-Aug

BAINES, PHILIP AUSTIN  (1139331); age 39 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 294 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Basra War Cemetery

04-Aug

DONALDSON, ALEX ROBERT DEWAR  (1572874); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ791 of No 13 OTU, which came down in the North Sea off Filey during a night cross country flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Aug

MURRAY, JAMES LOMAS  (1890416); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ791 of No 13 OTU, which came down in the North Sea off Filey during a night cross country flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Aug

COLEMAN, ERNEST WILLIAM  (153057); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HX907 of No 13 OTU, which flew into the ground at high speed during a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Ripon Cemetery

04-Aug

LOCKE, THOMAS BRINN  (167809); age 27 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HX907 of No 13 OTU, which flew into the ground at high speed during a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Neath (Ynysymaerdy) Cemetery

04-Aug

BOUGOURD, LLOYD FRANCIS  (552725); age 23 RAF

AC1

He had been serving with No 307 AMES 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

04-Aug

SPENCER, JOHN PALEY  (1084954); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

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

04-Aug

KERSHAW, MELVIN  (1147616); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

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

04-Aug

SARGENT, DONALD ARTHUR  (989989); age Unknown 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 Palembang.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

04-Aug

WILLIAMS, EMRYS  (1154386); age 25 RAFVR

LAC

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

05-Aug

JENKINS, THOMAS ALBAN CYRIL  (1424167); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 86 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

05-Aug

AINSWORTH, HARRY  (1006123); age 32 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2949 Sqn RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Oslo Western Civil Cemetery

05-Aug

OGDEN, RONALD  (1143415); age 38 RAFVR

LAC

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

05-Aug

LLEWELLYN, GEORGE LEONARD  (1284261); age 37 RAFVR

LAC

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

05-Aug

WILKINS, PERCY CLIFFORD  (635102); 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 Droitwich.  He was cremated at Cheltenham Crematorium

05-Aug

POWELL, REGINALD BADEN  (1592134); age 33 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving at No 1 BGS RCAF at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in .  He is buried in Jarvis (Knox Presbyterian Church) Cemetery.

05-Aug

TODD, ERIC JOSEPH  (1376167); age 30 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 Surrey M E.  He is buried in Epsom Cemetery

06-Aug

BAILEY, ALFRED JAMES  (1610452); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 250 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Udine War Cemetery

06-Aug

DOMANSKI, Ludwik (P.1658); age 28 PAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1386 GR-P of No 301 Sqn, which Crashed in target area.  He is buried in Lorient (Kerentrech) Communal Cemetery.

06-Aug

CHADWICK, HARRY  (1130340); age 31 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 701 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

06-Aug

PETLEY, RALPH EDGAR  (R/255048); age 22 RCAF

LAC

The unit with which he was serving is not yet known but he died in the General Hospital at Newcastle upon Tyne from natural causes.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

06-Aug

SANFORD, CYRIL JOHN  (1280151); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

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

06-Aug

QUAYLE, THOMAS STANLEY  (1002655); age 24 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 28 SAAF at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Johannesburg (West Park) Cemetery

06-Aug

SMITH, ALBERT VICTOR  (544240); age Unknown RAF

Sgt

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

06-Aug

ROBERTS, HAROLD  (1080374); age 22 RAFVR

Cpl

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

06-Aug

THOMSON, GEORGE  (1148591); age 42 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 Exeter.  He is buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery

06-Aug

SEEAR, PERCY FREDERICK CHARLES  (1280025); age 37 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 Pembroke.  He is buried in Pembroke St Michael Cemetery

06-Aug

ROSE, GEORGE HERBERT  (19009); age 53 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 Trowbridge.  He is buried in Bulkington (Christ Church) Churchyard

07-Aug

CLARKE, TERENCE WILLIAM  (1881620); age 38 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 223 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Pontefract.  He was cremated at Leeds (Lawns Wood) Cemetery

07-Aug

McBRIDE, JOHN LAWSON  (J/44088); age 34 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN752 of No 356 Sqn, which was killed when the aircraft was hit by flak during a low level attack on an airfield at Benkoelen in Sumatra.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

07-Aug

BRANCH, COLIN REX  (198723); age 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF159 UM-C2 of No 626 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Carcossonne in France whilst off track en-route to Italy to collect returning serviceman.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

07-Aug

CHANCELLOR, CHARLES RICHARD  (198111); age 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF159 UM-C3 of No 626 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Carcossonne in France whilst off track en-route to Italy to collect returning serviceman.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

07-Aug

COOK, DOUGLAS RICHARD  (1322196); age 21 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF159 UM-C4 of No 626 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Carcossonne in France whilst off track en-route to Italy to collect returning serviceman.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

07-Aug

KIRK, JOHN FREDERICK  (1801143); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF159 UM-C5 of No 626 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Carcossonne in France whilst off track en-route to Italy to collect returning serviceman.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

07-Aug

PHILLIPS, NORMAN SIDNEY  (172785); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF159 UM-C6 of No 626 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Carcossonne in France whilst off track en-route to Italy to collect returning serviceman.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

07-Aug

WILKINSON, JOHN EVAN  (2206001); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF159 UM-C7 of No 626 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Carcossonne in France whilst off track en-route to Italy to collect returning serviceman.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

07-Aug

SOUTHWICK, ALAN BRIAN  (1605243); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, RM993 of No 10 FU, which crashed whilst attempting an emergency landing following an engine failure near Surat, Bombay following an engine failure during a ferry fllight.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery

07-Aug

FINCH, WILLIAM  (1277913); age 38 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 135 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Celle War Cemetery

07-Aug

TAYLOR, PERCY  (1153572); age 25 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

07-Aug

PRESTON, RONALD  (1149494); age 37 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 7113 SE at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

07-Aug

CRONIN, JOHN  (1902918); age 20 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving with No 851 AMES at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

07-Aug

CARTER, JOHN  (1131197); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

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

07-Aug

MEREDITH, JOHN  (1508478); age 39 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and was killed in a road traffic accident near Colesborne whilst travelling in a British Army lorry which collided with a U.S. Army truck.  He is buried in Tarporley (St Helen) Churchyard.

07-Aug

RALPH, WILLIAM ALFRED  (1171738); age 27 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 Edmonton.  He was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium

07-Aug

McCANN, GEORGE  (3010802); age 20 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 Liverpool N.  He is buried in Liverpool (Toxteth Park) Cemetery

07-Aug

SWEENEY, THOMAS FREDERICK  (1031809); age 32 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and was found dead along with his wife at their home in Northampton.  He is buried in Northampton (Kingsthorpe) Cemetery.

07-Aug

BRUCE, DAVID ALEXANDER FRASER  (1372824); age 33 RAFVR

LAC

He had probably been discharged from the RAF at the time of his death in the Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh from Pulmonary TB and Meningitis, as his occupation is given as 'Grocer'.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Comely Bank) Cemetery.

08-Aug

SMITH, CHARLES WILLIAM  (52100); age 23 RAF

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 205 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

08-Aug

CHING, ALAN HAROLD  (123989); age 22 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He died from injuries sustained on 2 Aug 1945 whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, MM179 of No 571 Sqn, which burst into flames having made a heavy landing at Warboys.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

08-Aug

CARRUTHERS, EDGAR ROY  (155753); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN658 of No 609 Sqn, which flew into high ground on emerging from cloud having strayed away from the immediate vicinity of the airfield.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

08-Aug

HADDEN, SAMUEL STRANGE  (1795663); age 22 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard IIA, 7313 (ex EX662) of No 22 AS, which crashed near Elmtree Station after control was lost on a night instrument flying exercise.  He is buried in Vereeniging Old Town Cemetery

08-Aug

OSMOND, CHARLES GRIFFITHS  (1668616); age 37 RAFVR

Sgt

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

08-Aug

VAN ARENBERGH, LOUIS AUGUST CORNEIL  (69452); age 36 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with the Bel Trg Sch at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Cambridge.  He is commemorated in The Maidenhead Register

08-Aug

MONICO, RICHARD PETER  (102319); age 47 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving at RAF Dunsfold at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated in The Maidenhead Register

08-Aug

HILL, WILLIAM  (965749); 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 Edmonton.  He is buried in Larkhall Cemetery, Dalserf

08-Aug

GEARY, ALFRED  (1095153); 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 Sutton Coldfield.  He is buried in Birmingham (Witton) Cemetery

09-Aug

SHAW, RONALD FRANCIS  (650188); age Unknown RAF

Cpl

He had been serving with No 84 and was captured on 16 Feb 1942 after the crash of Blenheim IV, Z9602. He was in the camp known as Fukuoka 14 when the Americans dropped the second atomic bomb on Nagasaki.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery

09-Aug

ROUGHLEY, WALTER KENNETH  (1538774); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst working on Halifax VI, NA357 of No 298 Sqn, which was struck by PN264 of the same unit when it swung off the runway having returned with an engine failure.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery

09-Aug

CASSON, FRANK ALBERT  (J/95417); age 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was captured on 15 May 1945 whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV945 of No 354 Sqn, but he 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

09-Aug

BARKER, JAMES MELVIN (JIMMY)  (R/253004); age 21 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, MM745 of No 406 Sqn, which crashed into three stone walls and burst into flames whilst attempting a single engine overshoot with both wheels and flaps lowered.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

09-Aug

UNDERWOOD, JACK LESLIE  (R/211758); age 21 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, MM745 of No 406 Sqn, which crashed into three stone walls and burst into flames whilst attempting a single engine overshoot with both wheels and flaps lowered.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

09-Aug

CALDER, RONALD SOMERVILLE  (144860); age 32 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 5007 (Airfield Construction) Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery

09-Aug

RONOWICZ, Ryszard Sylwester (P.1082); age 29 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, DE956  of No 25 (P) EFTS, which side-slipped into the ground whilst attempting to find the runway lights in poor weather during a night circuits exercise.  He is buried in Bexley (St Mary) Church Cemetery

09-Aug

SZOPLIK, Ryszard (P.707169); age 19 PAF

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, DE956  of No 25 (P) EFTS, which side-slipped into the ground whilst attempting to find the runway lights in poor weather during a night circuits exercise.  He is buried in Hucknall Cemetery

09-Aug

HUENE, DMITRY THEODORE  (R/212068); age 21 RCAF

LAC

He was serving with No 3 PDC when he died in the Canadian General Hospital from natural causes.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

09-Aug

THORNTON, FREDERICK CYRIL  (1295886); age 23 RAFVR

AC1

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

09-Aug

ANDERSON, RONALD RAYMOND CASSON  (1451344); age 22 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 Rowley Regis.  He is buried in Wordsley (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

09-Aug

SMITH, STANLEY PAYNE  (1871923); age 42 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 Scunthorpe.  He is buried in Reading (Henley Road) Cemetery

10-Aug

CARTNER, GEORGE RICHARD  (939444); age 28 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 111 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery

10-Aug

MITCHELL, DENNIS MACMILLAN  (1818163); age 20 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in AT6, 64 of No 3 BFTS, which crashed on take off from No 2 Practice Field for a gunnery training flight.  He is buried in Miami (Grand Army of the Republic) Cemetery

10-Aug

FORDHAM, RUSSELL  (1508064); age 43 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 378 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

10-Aug

BERTIE, ALAN  (1822092); age 20 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving with No 5762 MSU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery

10-Aug

WOODGATE, HORACE JOHN  (3203034); age 19 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with or died in No 64 MFH but the cause of death has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

10-Aug

AYRES, WILLIAM JOHN  (2201465); age 42 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 Lambeth (45).  He is buried in Lambeth Cemetery

10-Aug

WHITFORD, NORMAN  (1163484); 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 Redruth.  He is buried in Camborne-Redruth (Redruth) Cemetery

10-Aug

GAYFORD, OSWALD ROBERT CBE, DFC and Bar, AFC (); age 52 RAF

A/Cdre

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 Sudbury.  He is buried in Naughton (St Mary) Churchyard

11-Aug

LEE, DUNSTAN  (901); age 33 RAFVR

Cpl

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 Bilston.  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery

11-Aug

LETHABY, ALBERT HENRY  (421733); age 23 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, RB256 of No 182 Sqn, which flick rolled three time on recovering from a rocket firing dive and then exploded and crashed into the sea off Chesil Bank.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

11-Aug

GATWARD, D G  (2251724); age Unknown RAFVR

AC2

He was serving with No 355 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

11-Aug

SPARKS, GEORGE BRYAN NOBLE DSO (C/1492); age 32 RCAF

Wg Cdr

He was serving with No 356 Sqn and died from polio.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

11-Aug

BARKER, ERIC WILFRED  (1586121); age 24 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG877 of No 358 Sqn, which flew into the summit of a hill as it descended through cloud at the end of an 8 hour sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

11-Aug

ADAMS, WILLIAM THOMAS  (1294384); age 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG877 of No 358 Sqn, which flew into the summit of a hill as it descended through cloud at the end of an 8 hour sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

11-Aug

ALDRIDGE, IVOR KEITH  (1626326); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG877 of No 358 Sqn, which flew into the summit of a hill as it descended through cloud at the end of an 8 hour sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

11-Aug

DAVIDSON, ROBERT HAY  (1013215); age 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG877 of No 358 Sqn, which flew into the summit of a hill as it descended through cloud at the end of an 8 hour sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

11-Aug

DUFF, ARTHUR HERBERT  (182369); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG877 of No 358 Sqn, which flew into the summit of a hill as it descended through cloud at the end of an 8 hour sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

11-Aug

GRIFFITHS, BARRY JOHN CARRINGTON  (167414); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG877 of No 358 Sqn, which flew into the summit of a hill as it descended through cloud at the end of an 8 hour sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

11-Aug

MERRIMAN, JAMES ASHLEY  (167426); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG877 of No 358 Sqn, which flew into the summit of a hill as it descended through cloud at the end of an 8 hour sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

11-Aug

SIMON, JOSEPH WALTER BURROWS  (166544); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG877 of No 358 Sqn, which flew into the summit of a hill as it descended through cloud at the end of an 8 hour sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

11-Aug

TUFFNELL, DEREK  (1674764); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG877 of No 358 Sqn, which flew into the summit of a hill as it descended through cloud at the end of an 8 hour sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

11-Aug

McCANDLESS, JOSEPH ROBERT  (539798); age 28 RAF

AC2

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

11-Aug

LILLY, WILSON  (1028484); age 22 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the Far East (unit unknown) when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Kuching.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

11-Aug

GOLDIE, GEORGE WALLACE  (1372093); age Unknown RAFVR

AC1

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

11-Aug

HALL, JOHN HERMAN (JACK)  (1109038); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving at RAF Stafford at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Bridgnorth.  He is buried in Bridgnorth Cemetery.

11-Aug

SEABER, WILLIAM  (1723596); age 34 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 Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Wisbech

11-Aug

MEAKIN, WILLIAM ERNEST  (2245239); age 43 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 Meriden.  He is buried in Castle Bromwich (SS. Mary and Margaret) Churchyard

11-Aug

LEITCH, CONSTANCE  (2002855); age 32 WAAF

Cpl

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 Oxford.  She is buried in Horbury Cemetery

12-Aug

KENT, FREDERICK GEORGE  (181419); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt II, KL222 of No 30 Sqn, which crashed and burnt out following an engine fire on take off from Vizagapatam for a dive bombing training flight.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

12-Aug

CONNOLLY, KIERAN  (621344); age 25 RAF

WO

He had been serving with No 100 Sqn, when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in Thailand.  He is buried in Chungkai War Cemetery

12-Aug

DAVIES, THOMAS HUBERT  (1218754); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 214 Group at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

12-Aug

O'DONNELL, CHARLES MARTIN  (1606401); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 12 FU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery

12-Aug

SMITH, CYRIL GORDON  (1578898); 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 Heliopolis War Cemetery

12-Aug

THOMAS, WILLIAM EVANS  (J/14456); age 24 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 3 FU when he died in the Canadian General Hospital from natural causes.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

12-Aug

DRUMMOND, WILLIAM  (1345105); age 40 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 65 SP at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Rome War Cemetery

12-Aug

PARK, ANDREW  (1145092); age 39 RAFVR

Cpl

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

12-Aug

FARRER, JOSEPH CLIFFORD  (75492); age 46 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was serving in the UK and died in the West Kent Hospital, Maidstone from diverticular peritonitis following an operation.  He is buried in Boughton Malherbe (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

12-Aug

WRIGHT, PETER CHARLES AFM (754616); age 27 RAFVR

WO

He was serving at RAF Riccall and was found dead in Selby Market Place, in front of the Londesborough Hotel, having apparently fallen from a top floor window.  He is buried in Salisbury (London Road) Cemetery.

13-Aug

GUNSTONE, FREDERICK JAMES  (139319); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 155 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

13-Aug

LAW, JOHN ALEXANDER  (185341); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH123 of No 203 Sqn, which ditched off Sebesi Island having been seriously damaged during an attack on enemy shipping.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

13-Aug

OLDEN, DUDLEY ERNEST  (1585962); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH123 of No 203 Sqn, which ditched off Sebesi Island having been seriously damaged during an attack on enemy shipping.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

13-Aug

WATKINS, GRIFFITH TREVOR  (1316918); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH123 of No 203 Sqn, which was hit by return fire from enemy ships it was attacking, the aircraft was later ditched.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

13-Aug

WEST, PAUL  (1104572); age 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH123 of No 203 Sqn, which ditched off Sebesi Island having been seriously damaged during an attack on enemy shipping.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

13-Aug

FARRAR, DOUGLAS GORDON  (R/138304); age 29 RCAF

LAC

He was serving with No 436 when he died in hospital in Bombay from natural causes.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

13-Aug

PAYNE, ARTHUR JOHN  (1144434); 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, but possibly occurred in the Military Hospital in Westminster, his death being registered in Westminster.  He is buried in Roxton (St Mary Magdalene) Churchyard

14-Aug

HARROD, JOHN ARTHUR  (177431); age 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 298 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

14-Aug

WILSON, THOMAS WILLIAM  (646298); age 25 RAF

AC1

He had been serving with No 153 MU 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

14-Aug

SCOTT, JOHN EDWARD  (619705); age Unknown RAF

LAC

He had been serving with No 153 MU 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

14-Aug

KELL, THOMAS SPENCER  (1189093); age 29 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving at RAF Dum Dum at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

14-Aug

DOHOO, ERNEST GEORGE  (R/87321); age 30 RCAF

LAC

 

14-Aug

PASCOE, WILLIAM NICHOLAS  (650159); age 40 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 Whitehaven.  He is buried in Whitehaven Cemetery

15-Aug

LEE, EDMUND HENRY  (419722); age 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was serving with No 452 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

15-Aug

BAKER, FRANK WILLIAM  (1632461); age 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2786 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

15-Aug

FILSON, CHARLES  (1903951); age 21 RAFVR

AC2

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

15-Aug

SMITH, FRANK  (2200408); age 39 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 12 SP at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma

15-Aug

ROBERTS, ARTHUR CLELAND  (1343384); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

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

15-Aug

CULYER, HARRY  (1065950); age 37 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 74 SP at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Lajes War Cemetery

15-Aug

TAN CHIN POOI  (786141); age Unknown RAFVR

AC2

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

15-Aug

COTTON, EDWARD JOHN  (2251028); age 38 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 Evesham.  He is buried in Tottenham Cemetery

15-Aug

JAMESON, BARTHOLOMEW BAINBRIDGE  (1087523); 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 Oxford.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (All Saints) Cemetery

15-Aug

MANSFIELD, WALTER GEORGE  (1877092); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

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

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