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Casualties - 1 - 14 September 1945


01-Sep

HART, REGINALD DENNIS  (1624814); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 67 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

01-Sep

BOWDEN, DONALD STEWART  (1589064); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL491 of No 99 Sqn, which cartwheeled and exploded after a wing tip hit the ground during a supply drop to PoWs in Sungei Rion Camp at Palembang.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

01-Sep

MANKTELOW, JOHN FRANK  (166106); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL491 of No 99 Sqn, which cartwheeled and exploded after a wing tip hit the ground during a supply drop to PoWs in Sungei Rion Camp at Palembang.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

01-Sep

MARTIN, JOHN  (1570492); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL491 of No 99 Sqn, which cartwheeled and exploded after a wing tip hit the ground during a supply drop to PoWs in Sungei Rion Camp at Palembang.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

01-Sep

NEWTON, GEORGE WILLIAM  (1513718); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL491 of No 99 Sqn, which cartwheeled and exploded after a wing tip hit the ground during a supply drop to PoWs in Sungei Rion Camp at Palembang.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

01-Sep

PARKES, JACK  (1543238); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL491 of No 99 Sqn, which cartwheeled and exploded after a wing tip hit the ground during a supply drop to PoWs in Sungei Rion Camp at Palembang.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

01-Sep

PEARSON, ALEC WILLIAM  (166433); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL491 of No 99 Sqn, which cartwheeled and exploded after a wing tip hit the ground during a supply drop to PoWs in Sungei Rion Camp at Palembang.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

01-Sep

RYALLS, THOMAS HENRY JOHN  (1892034); age 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL491 of No 99 Sqn, which cartwheeled and exploded after a wing tip hit the ground during a supply drop to PoWs in Sungei Rion Camp at Palembang.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

01-Sep

STEELE, JOHN EDWIN HOSKING  (173037); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL491 of No 99 Sqn, which cartwheeled and exploded after a wing tip hit the ground during a supply drop to PoWs in Sungei Rion Camp at Palembang.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

01-Sep

MOSELEY, MALCOLM ALFRED  (188636); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito PR34, RG196 of No 544 Sqn, which broke up in the air after elevator control was lost during a photographic survey flight over Essex.  He is buried in Harwich Cemetery

01-Sep

NEVILLE-POLLEY, ALAN  (81138); age 34 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito PR34, RG196 of No 544 Sqn, which broke up in the air after elevator control was lost during a photographic survey flight over Essex.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

01-Sep

CLARKE, PATRICK LOVELL ALDFORD  (150577); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard IIB, KF599 of No 2 SFTS, which stalled in a turn and crashed near Leamington Spa whilst undertaking an unauthorised chase of another Harvard.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

01-Sep

MABBS, JOHN FREDERICK  (1893571); age 20 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard IIB, KF599 of No 2 SFTS, which stalled in a turn and crashed near Leamington Spa whilst undertaking an unauthorised chase of another Harvard.  He is buried in Abney Park Cemetery

01-Sep

WEIDMANN, MICHEL FFAF (); age  FFAF

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard IIB, KF431 of No 7 SFTS, which crashed near Hillmorton Wireless Station near Rugby during a night cross-country exercise.  

01-Sep

ELDRED, HAROLD  (507361); age 41 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 Tonbridge.  He is buried in Northampton (Towcester Road) Cemetery

02-Sep

HALLETT, EDWARD WILLIAM DFC (171332); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 227 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Cambridge.  He is buried in Glastonbury Cemetery

02-Sep

REDMAN, IRWIN RUSSELL  (124528); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, BP128 of No 1413 (Met) Flt, which flew into the ground at high speed whilst carrying out unauthorised low flying under the influence of alcohol.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

02-Sep

YOUNG, RICHARD CHARLES HUBERT  (756032); age Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 322 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery

02-Sep

BOSLEY, WALTER WILLIAM  (1241236); age 37 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, which may have occurred in the RAF Hospital at Halton, his death being registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Streatham Park Cemetery

02-Sep

ASPINALL, WILLIAM  (1079488); age 40 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 Bolton.  He is buried in Bolton (Heaton) Cemetery

02-Sep

MALE, ALFRED THOMAS JOHN  (652807); age 24 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 Devon Central.  He is buried in Broad Clyst (St John the Baptist) Churchyard Extension

02-Sep

JONES, EDWIN LLEWELLYN  (1273917); 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 Fylde.  He is buried in Bristol (Avon View) Cemetery

02-Sep

POLLARD, ARCHIBALD WALTER  (1835354); age 43 RAFVR

LAC

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

02-Sep

PLANT, MELVILLE CUNDY  (534208); age 27 RAF

Cpl

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Plymouth.  He was cremated at Plymouth City Crematorium

03-Sep

FINCH, NORMAN FRANCIS  (1801643); age 24 RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ520 of No 27 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Fakir Point whilst flying in the circuit in bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Sep

BARNES, WILLIAM STANLEY  (1684976); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ520 of No 27 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Fakir Point whilst flying in the circuit in bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Sep

PEARCE, RONALD ARTHUR  (1263422); age 25 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ520 of No 27 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Fakir Point whilst flying in the circuit in bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Sep

LITTLEWOOD, HARRY  (544907); age 30 RAF

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 buried in Labuan War Cemetery

03-Sep

MARSH, DENNIS  (1595102); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

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 Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

03-Sep

NEWMAN, ALBERT WILLIAM  (1252408); age 31 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed when Halifax VII, PN298 of No 620 Sqn, crashed into the Staging Post building when it swung off the runway on taking off from Hassani.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

03-Sep

BEEDIE, THOMAS SIM  (1573866); age 26 RAF

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard, ? of No 1 BFTS, which crashed into Lake Travis near Austen in Texas on a cross country flight.  He is buried in Terrell (Oakland) Memorial Park

03-Sep

BOTCHER, RAYMOND BRINLEY  (1835484); age 21 RAF

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard, ? of No 1 BFTS, which crashed into Lake Travis near Austen in Texas on a cross country flight.  He is buried in Terrell (Oakland) Memorial Park

03-Sep

HARES, JAMES  (646761); age 29 RAF

AC1

He was serving with No 1 PRU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Sep

KEITH, EDWARD  (1177094); age 25 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 146 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

03-Sep

BESSCHOPS, ALEXIS JEAN  (153761); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, RD558 of No 151 RU, which flew into high ground as it descended through cloud in an attempt to find RAF St Athan on a ferry flight.  He is commemorated in The Maidenhead Register

03-Sep

DELBROUCK, RICHARD ALEXIS JEAN FRANCOIS  (159222); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, RD558 of No 151 RU, which flew into high ground as it descended through cloud in an attempt to find RAF St Athan on a ferry flight.  He is commemorated in The Maidenhead Register

03-Sep

ALLEN, CLIFFORD BERTRAM  (1896397); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP657 of No 26 OTU, which flew into the ground at Johnson's Bridge in Lincolnshire in poor weather on the pilot's first solo on this type.  He is buried in Lambeth Cemetery

03-Sep

HUYGENS, PETER LAWRENCE  (177385); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP657 of No 26 OTU, which flew into the ground at Johnson's Bridge in Lincolnshire in poor weather on the pilot's first solo on this type.  He is buried in Walton and Weybridge (Weybridge) Cemetery

03-Sep

JESSUP, SYDNEY CHARLES  (1605504); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP657 of No 26 OTU, which flew into the ground at Johnson's Bridge in Lincolnshire in poor weather on the pilot's first solo on this type.  He is buried in Streatham Park Cemetery

03-Sep

SMITH, NEWTON  (1676114); age 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP657 of No 26 OTU, which flew into the ground at Johnson's Bridge in Lincolnshire in poor weather on the pilot's first solo on this type.  He is buried in Bedlington (Netherton Lane) Cemetery

03-Sep

WRIGHT, DEREK JOSEPH  (3050042); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP657 of No 26 OTU, which flew into the ground at Johnson's Bridge in Lincolnshire in poor weather on the pilot's first solo on this type.  He is buried in Whitnash (St Margaret) Churchyard Extension

03-Sep

REDSTONE, CHARLES WILLIAM ROOSVELDT  (1205568); age 34 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving at RAF Kellang 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-Sep

KENNY, The Rev. THOMAS JOHN  (155469); age 46 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 Andover.  He is buried in Glasnevin (or Prospect) Cemetery

03-Sep

O'DELL, HAMID  (743253); age 34 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 Gloucester R.  He is buried in Cheltenham Cemetery

03-Sep

YOUNG, JOHN  (612052); age 24 RAF

Flt Sgt

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

03-Sep

LYNDON-MOORE, JOHN GOODWIN  (156114); age 23 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 Warminster.  He is buried in Dorchester Cemetery, Dorset

03-Sep

WRIGHT, HAROLD  (1063497); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

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

04-Sep

HOLDEN, THOMAS  (1141226); age 36 RAFVR

LAC

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 Khayat Beach War Cemetery

04-Sep

UNDERDOWN, PERCY HARRY  (1217243); age 23 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 Udine War Cemetery

04-Sep

SMITH, ALEXANDER (1062088); age 25 RAFVR

 

He possibly died from injuries sustained on 14 Jun 1945 whilst flying in Dakota III, KG694 of No 194 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing near Myingyan in Burma following an engine fire.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

04-Sep

MACHIN, GEORGE BRIAN  (1624903); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt II, HD290 of No 36 SP, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting a forced landing following an engine failure.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

04-Sep

DAVIS, NORMAN EDWIN  (1384564); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Vengence IV, HB301 of No 5 FU, which crashed into a house having failed to gain height on take off from Filton on a fuel consumption check.  He was cremated at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

04-Sep

MURRAY, ROBERT  (1090336); 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 Holderness.  He is buried in Bridlington Cemetery

04-Sep

POWELL, HENRY ROSSITER  (5264); age 49 RAF

Wg Cdr

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 Ruislip (St Martin) Churchyard Extension

05-Sep

KINGSCOTE, DAVID FITZHARDINGE  (166215); age 20 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN532 of No 48 Sqn, which crashed out of control after the port wing broke away after entering a cu-nim cloud near Myingan.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

05-Sep

DAVIES, CECIL DAVID  (1701358); age 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN532 of No 48 Sqn, which crashed out of control after the port wing broke away after entering a cu-nim cloud near Myingan.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

05-Sep

JONES, JOHN  (185755); age 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN532 of No 48 Sqn, which crashed out of control after the port wing broke away after entering a cu-nim cloud near Myingan.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

05-Sep

KERR, NORMAN  (154261); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN532 of No 48 Sqn, which crashed out of control after the port wing broke away after entering a cu-nim cloud near Myingan.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

05-Sep

RUSTON, JOHN CHATTEN  (1337246); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN532 of No 48 Sqn, which crashed out of control after the port wing broke away after entering a cu-nim cloud near Myingan.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

05-Sep

ARCHER, HEDLEY BRIGHTMORE  (1482540); age 23 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KP235 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Istres after pulling up steeply possibly to avoid a bank of fog mistaken for high ground.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

05-Sep

BELL, ROBERT  (1594318); age 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KP235 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Istres after pulling up steeply possibly to avoid a bank of fog mistaken for high ground.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

05-Sep

BRIDDOCK, DAVID  (2217940); age 37 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KP235 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Istres after pulling up steeply possibly to avoid a bank of fog mistaken for high ground.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

05-Sep

CHAMBERLAIN, WALTER JAMES  (2218311); age 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KP235 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Istres after pulling up steeply possibly to avoid a bank of fog mistaken for high ground.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

05-Sep

COLDWELL, GEORGE ERIC  (549893); age 31 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KP235 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Istres after pulling up steeply possibly to avoid a bank of fog mistaken for high ground.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

05-Sep

DEAN, ERIC FRANK  (1892311); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KP235 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Istres after pulling up steeply possibly to avoid a bank of fog mistaken for high ground.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

05-Sep

DICKINSON, JOHN EDWARD  (176471); age 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KP235 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Istres after pulling up steeply possibly to avoid a bank of fog mistaken for high ground.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

05-Sep

ELLIOTT, RONALD FULSTONE  (1397414); age 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KP235 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Istres after pulling up steeply possibly to avoid a bank of fog mistaken for high ground.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

05-Sep

HADDOCK, VICTOR ROBERT  (628650); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KP235 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Istres after pulling up steeply possibly to avoid a bank of fog mistaken for high ground.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

05-Sep

HAMSHERE, ALFRED EDGAR  (1245751); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KP235 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Istres after pulling up steeply possibly to avoid a bank of fog mistaken for high ground.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

05-Sep

JONES, GEORGE BRICE  (1798370); age 35 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KP235 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Istres after pulling up steeply possibly to avoid a bank of fog mistaken for high ground.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

05-Sep

MORGAN, JOHN IVOR  (1833486); age 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KP235 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Istres after pulling up steeply possibly to avoid a bank of fog mistaken for high ground.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

05-Sep

RICHARDS, RONALD  (1834779); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KP235 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Istres after pulling up steeply possibly to avoid a bank of fog mistaken for high ground.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

05-Sep

SUTTON, EDMUND STUART  (1039959); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KP235 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Istres after pulling up steeply possibly to avoid a bank of fog mistaken for high ground.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

05-Sep

VENABLES, ARTHUR ERNEST  (184365); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KP235 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Istres after pulling up steeply possibly to avoid a bank of fog mistaken for high ground.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

05-Sep

VENABLES, GUY WILLBERFORCE  (154931); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KP235 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Istres after pulling up steeply possibly to avoid a bank of fog mistaken for high ground.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

05-Sep

CLEMENT, EDWIN LESLIE  (640532); age 23 RAF

LAC

He had been serving with No 84 and was captured at Kuching on 9 Oct 1942, he died in Japanese captivity in a camp in there.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

05-Sep

TWIDALE, WILLIAM HANSON  (748436); age 26 RAF

LAC

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

05-Sep

HUBBLE, DULCIE WINIFRED  (2085091); 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 Sleaford.  She is buried in Hastings Cemetery, Sussex

05-Sep

BRAZIER, CHRISTOPHER WILLIAM  (348814); age 53 RAF

WO

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

06-Sep

HUTCHINSON, JOSEPH  (1141688); age 31 RAFVR

Cpl

He possibly died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Dakota IV, KP235 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Istres after pulling up steeply possibly to avoid a bank of fog mistaken for high ground.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

06-Sep

BROWN, JOSEPH  (3209015); age 19 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KK118 of No 117 Sqn, which broke up in a cu-nim cloud en-route to Saigon with 21 soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey).  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

06-Sep

ROSS, JOHN MACPHERSON  (164723); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KK118 of No 117 Sqn, which broke up in a cu-nim cloud en-route to Saigon with 21 soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey).  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

06-Sep

SISSONS, EDWIN MAURICE  (179971); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KK118 of No 117 Sqn, which broke up in a cu-nim cloud en-route to Saigon with 21 soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey).  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

06-Sep

SQUIRE, ROLAND HENRY TRAVISS  (163768); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KK118 of No 117 Sqn, which broke up in a cu-nim cloud en-route to Saigon with 21 soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey).  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

06-Sep

TRAIL, ERIC WILLIAM  (1566944); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KK118 of No 117 Sqn, which broke up in a cu-nim cloud en-route to Saigon with 21 soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey).  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

06-Sep

WEIGHTMAN, WILLIAM EDMUND  (1622251); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 576 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Bradford.  He is buried in Burley-in-Wharfedale (St Mary) Church Cemetery

06-Sep

STOCKMAN, PHILIP MILTON BRYAN  (1662759); age 24 RAFVR

AC1

At the moment neither his unit nor his cause of death has yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Johannesburg (West Park) Cemetery

06-Sep

BROWN, GUY RICHARD DFC (45420); age 24 RAF

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 15 FU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

06-Sep

WINIAREK, Jan   (P.0650); age 31 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, MM862  of No 16 (P) SFTS, which spun into the ground at Kinoulton in Nottinghamshire after control was lost following the port propeller breaking away.  He is buried in Newark-Upon-Trent Cemetery

06-Sep

ROBINSON, JOHN  (1677707); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Proctor IV, NP402 of No 3 RS, which crashed in a flat spin from 1,500 ft during a flying test.  He is buried in Brandon and Byshottles (Meadowfield) Cemetery

06-Sep

SIMMONDS, HUNTER EDWARD  (180156); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Proctor IV, NP402 of No 3 RS, which crashed in a flat spin from 1,500 ft during a flying test.  He is buried in Epsom Cemetery

06-Sep

COWEN, DOROTHY  (2112290); age 20 WAAF

LACW

She was killed whilst flying in Proctor IV, NP402 of No 3 RS, which crashed in a flat spin from 1,500 ft during a flying test.  She is buried in Mosser (St Phillip) Churchyard, Blindbothel

06-Sep

HOLBECH, EDWARD AMBROSE DFC (122420); age 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He had served in No 2 Sqn but was killed in a car crash in the Banbury area on his return from a party to celebrate VJ Day.  He is buried in Farnborough (St Botolph) Churchyard.

06-Sep

PARTRIDGE, EDWARD  (752862); age 32 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 Birmingham.  He is buried in Stafford Cemetery

07-Sep

CONNER, FREDERICK RONALD DFM (625341); age 25 RAF

WO

He was serving with No 106 Sqn and died at he died near his home at Cokeham Road, Sompting, Surrey.  He is buried in Lancing (St James the Less) Churchyard Extension.

07-Sep

DAVIES, WILLIAM THOMAS PATRICK  (552842); age 23 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN584 of No 357 Sqn, which was lost on this date by the details are not recorded.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

07-Sep

BRYANT, FREDERICK JOHN  (1398164); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN584 of No 357 Sqn, which was lost on this date by the details are not recorded.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

07-Sep

CALDER, ALEXANDER FRASER  (1894540); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN584 of No 357 Sqn, which was lost on this date by the details are not recorded.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

07-Sep

HERDMAN, ROY METCALFE  (1473480); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN584 of No 357 Sqn, which was lost on this date by the details are not recorded.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

07-Sep

HOBART, BERNARD  (171213); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

A member of No 28 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN584 of No 357 Sqn, which was lost on this date by the details are not recorded.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

07-Sep

McLEMAN, DANIEL  (1565046); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN584 of No 357 Sqn, which was lost on this date by the details are not recorded.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

07-Sep

NAPIER, ROBERT  (1054912); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN584 of No 357 Sqn, which was lost on this date by the details are not recorded.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

07-Sep

WILD, DONALD HUGH  (1583540); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

A member of No 28 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN584 of No 357 Sqn, which was lost on this date by the details are not recorded.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

07-Sep

SMITH, HAROLD WILLIAM  (R/131090); age 23 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN584 of No 357 Sqn, which was lost on this date by the details are not recorded.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

07-Sep

HAWKER, WALTER JOHN  (618760); age 24 RAF

LAC

He was serving with No 3 MTBD at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

07-Sep

GRAY, JOHN  (579285); age 18 RAF

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME584 of No ECFS, which dived into the ground on a three engined overshoot at Hullavington.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

07-Sep

MEADOWS, ROLAND  (579289); age 18 RAF

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME584 of No ECFS, which dived into the ground on a three engined overshoot at Hullavington.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

07-Sep

BIRD, HERBERT MAURICE  (1187049); age 32 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME584 of No ECFS, which dived into the ground on a three engined overshoot at Hullavington.  He is buried in Melksham Cemetery

07-Sep

GREGORY, ROY REYNOLDS  (34069); age Unknown RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME584 of No ECFS, which dived into the ground on a three engined overshoot at Hullavington.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

07-Sep

LARTER, EDWARD ROBERT DFC, AFC  (47892V); age 33 SAAF

Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME584 of No ECFS, which dived into the ground on a three engined overshoot at Hullavington.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

07-Sep

KELSEY, JAMES HENRY  (1145173); age 40 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 Barton.  He is buried in Walkden (St Paul) Churchyard

07-Sep

FROST, REGINALD THOMAS  (1084240); age 33 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 Bishop Stortford.  He is buried in Harrow (Eastcote Lane) Cemetery

07-Sep

DRAGE, WILLIAM FRANK  (1135190); 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 Gosport.  He is buried in Rothwell Cemetery, Northamptonshire

07-Sep

CORBETT, WILLIAM JAMES  (7861); age 48 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and died in The Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Corstorphine Hill) Cemetery.

08-Sep

BATEMAN, DEREK  (1439024); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN593 of No 117 Sqn, which broke up in a cu-nim cloud near Nyaunggonale in Burma whilst evacuating former POWs.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

08-Sep

BRIDGE, BERNARD  (133818); age 39 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN593 of No 117 Sqn, which broke up in a cu-nim cloud near Nyaunggonale in Burma whilst evacuating former POWs.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

08-Sep

CUTHBERT, JAMES FORBES DFC and Bar (120967); age 37 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN593 of No 117 Sqn, which broke up in a cu-nim cloud near Nyaunggonale in Burma whilst evacuating former POWs.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

08-Sep

GOAD, KENNETH HAROLD  (1802394); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN593 of No 117 Sqn, which broke up in a cu-nim cloud near Nyaunggonale in Burma whilst evacuating former POWs.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

08-Sep

GROTRIAN, ROBERT PHILIP BRENT  (114591); age 36 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN593 of No 117 Sqn, which broke up in a cu-nim cloud near Nyaunggonale in Burma whilst evacuating former POWs.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

08-Sep

HUMPHREYS, THOMAS WATKIN DFC (171357); age 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN593 of No 117 Sqn, which broke up in a cu-nim cloud near Nyaunggonale in Burma whilst evacuating former POWs.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

08-Sep

LORIMER, JOHN DUNDEE  (176873); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN593 of No 117 Sqn, which broke up in a cu-nim cloud near Nyaunggonale in Burma whilst evacuating former POWs.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

08-Sep

SAMSON, ARTHUR JAMES DFC (78850); age 30 RAFVR

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN593 of No 117 Sqn, which broke up in a cu-nim cloud near Nyaunggonale in Burma whilst evacuating former POWs.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

08-Sep

ELLIS, BRUCE  (567365); age 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 117 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

08-Sep

KEDZIOR, Zdzislaw (P.2984); age 24 PAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire , ?  of No 318 Sqn, which Aircraft exploded above Porto Civitano, Italy.  He is buried in Fermo Civilian Cemetery

08-Sep

MILLO, ALBERT ARTHUR  (1282270); age 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2741 Sqn RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Munster Heath War Cemetery

08-Sep

THORNTON, GEORGE  (1777233); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2749 Sqn RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Munster Heath War Cemetery

08-Sep

DRABBLE, CHARLES NOEL  (109191); age 32 RAF

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 181 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

08-Sep

OGSTON, JAMES  (590346); age 33 RAF

WO

He was serving with No 232 Grp at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

08-Sep

OWSINSKI, Jan (P.783004); age 42 PAF

AC1

He was serving with No 6307 SE when he died in hospital.  He is buried in Morpeth (SS Mary and James) Churchyard

08-Sep

SAUL, RAYMOND VICTOR  (1010223); age 25 RAFVR

AC1

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

08-Sep

ROE, SIDNEY FRANK  (1170212); age 32 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving with No 81 RSU 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

08-Sep

WARRINGTON, GEORGE NINIAN  (28101); age 37 RAFVR

Gp Capt

He was serving as Station Commander at RAF Aldergrove and was killed when his boat hit a sea mine off the Isle of Islay whilst he was sailing from Sligo around the Scottish coast, his wife was also killed together with two other officers.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Sep

ELLIS, CLARICE SYBIL  (497); age 37 WAAF

Flt Off

She was probably serving at RAF Aldergrove and was killed whilst sailing with Gp Capt Warrington and his wife when their boat hit a sea mine off the Isle of Islay whilst they were sailing from Sligo around the Scottish coast.  She is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Sep

McGREGOR, DAVID ALEXANDER  (170466); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably serving at RAF Aldergrove and was killed whilst sailing with Gp Capt Warrington and his wife when their boat hit a sea mine off the Isle of Islay whilst they were sailing from Sligo around the Scottish coast.  He is buried in Bowmore New Parish Churchyard, Isle of Islay

08-Sep

LESTER, ERIC BARTON  (935407); age 37 RAFVR

LAC

He had recently been discharged from the RAF and died when he was taken ill during a train journey between Bideford and Barnstaple. He is buried in Leicester (Saffron Hill) Cemetery.

08-Sep

THEAKER, SAM  (353888); age 50 RAF

WO

He was serving with the RAF Police at RAF Full Sutton and died from natural causes in the RAF Hospital, Bridgnorth.  He is buried in Bridgnorth Cemetery.

08-Sep

DE HAAN, HILMAN JOHANNES  (198063); age 24 RAFVR

Plt 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 Knaresborough.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

08-Sep

SYMONDS, CHARLES WILLIAM  (1292855); age 24 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 Maidstone.  He is buried in Cambridge (Histon Road) Cemetery

09-Sep

GROSE, MONICA NANCY JANE  (2066200); age 25 WAAF

Cpl

She was serving in the UK and died in the Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen as the result of head injuries sustained after being thrown from a RAF lorry that had struck a wall.  She is buried in Dyce Old Churchyard.

09-Sep

EVANS, WILLIAM  (1263472); age 25 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Innsworth at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained, but possibly occurred in the RAF Hospital at Cosford, his death being registered in Wenlock.  He is buried in Rugby (St Marie) Roman Catholic Churchyard.

09-Sep

McAINSH, GEORGE FREDERICK  (157524); age 22 RAFVR

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 Bristol.  He is buried in Bristol (Greenbank) Cemetery

09-Sep

RICHARDSON, ERNEST  (1544726); 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 Cleveland.  He is buried in Middlesborough (Acklam) Cemetery

09-Sep

BETTS, CYRIL WHITBY  (1082010); 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 Spalding.  He is buried in Spalding Cemetery

09-Sep

FOSTER, JAMES RONALD  (101921); age 51 RAFVR

Flt Lt

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

10-Sep

BUTLER, DOUGLAS EDWARD  (1615752); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt II, KL189 of No 34 Sqn, which was last seen entering cloud near Tavoy Point in Burma during a search for POW camps.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

10-Sep

ROBINS, JOHN HENRY  (907938); age 25 RAFVR

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 in Java.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

10-Sep

BOTTING, JOHN JAMES ARTHUR  (930078); age 23 RAFVR

Cpl

He had been serving with No 249 Sqn, when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died somewhere in the China Sea shortly after being released from Japanese captivity.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

10-Sep

BEE, PATRICK ALFRED  (191540); age 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG380 of No 517 Sqn, which flew into high ground during a diversion to Weston Zoyland in bad weather.  He is buried in Barton Seagrave (St Botolph) Churchyard

10-Sep

CARTWRIGHT, ROY DONALD  (1471979); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG380 of No 517 Sqn, which flew into high ground during a diversion to Weston Zoyland in bad weather.  He is buried in Watford Cemetery

10-Sep

EVERETT, DENNIS NORMAN  (1154488); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG380 of No 517 Sqn, which flew into high ground during a diversion to Weston Zoyland in bad weather.  He is buried in Addlestone Burial Ground

10-Sep

GORDON, JOHN MACILRICK BRYCE  (1825115); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG380 of No 517 Sqn, which flew into high ground during a diversion to Weston Zoyland in bad weather.  He is buried in Fraserburgh (Kirkton) Cemetery

10-Sep

GROVES, LOUIS GRIMBLE  (1483506); age 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG380 of No 517 Sqn, which flew into high ground during a diversion to Weston Zoyland in bad weather.  He is buried in Kirk Maughold (St Maughold) Churchyard

10-Sep

HOBDEN, JOHN JOSEPH FREDERICK  (154868); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG380 of No 517 Sqn, which flew into high ground during a diversion to Weston Zoyland in bad weather.  He is buried in Caterham and Warlingham (Caterham) Burial Ground

10-Sep

McMILLAN, LINDSAY GEORGE  (153580); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG380 of No 517 Sqn, which flew into high ground during a diversion to Weston Zoyland in bad weather.  He is buried in Southampton (South Stoneham) Cemetery

10-Sep

PROVERBS, KEITH GORDON  (197664); age 27 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG380 of No 517 Sqn, which flew into high ground during a diversion to Weston Zoyland in bad weather.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

10-Sep

VINTON, ROBERT WILLIAM  (1608294); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, RG380 of No 517 Sqn, which flew into high ground during a diversion to Weston Zoyland in bad weather.  He is buried in Paignton Cemetery

10-Sep

RICHARDSON, ALFRED GEORGE  (163974); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 673 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

10-Sep

HARRIS, HARRY JAMES MARSHALL  (56730); age 22 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest II, MW825 of No 15 FU, which stalled and crashed in the circuit at Filton during a type conversion flight.  He is buried in Hinxton (SS. Mary and John) Churchyard

10-Sep

SCOTT-NEEDHAM, JOHN COLLOP  (1264536); age 39 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 Bridge.  He is buried in Margate Cemetery, Kent

10-Sep

MINNEY, JOHN THOMAS  (1542505); age 24 RAFVR

Cpl

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

11-Sep

WAGLAND, PERCIVAL THOMAS  (1179345); age 32 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 31 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

11-Sep

ANDERSON, DONALD SIDNEY  (425493); age 23 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, MV405 of No 155 Sqn, which he abandoned as it dived towards the ground but his parachute became entangled in the tail during a squadron move from Zayatkwin to Singapore.  He is buried in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

11-Sep

REDMAN, HAROLD MARTIN  (1384466); age Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 55 PTC at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

11-Sep

KOWALSKI, Tadeusz (P.709912); age 48 PAF

Cpl

He was serving with P.S.P. when he died in the Polish Hospital, Taymouth Castle, Scotland.  He is buried in Perth (Wellshill) Cemetery

11-Sep

MacDONALD, ALAN ROSS  (70422); age 46 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 Sodbury.  He was cremated at Bristol (Arnos Vale) Cemetery

11-Sep

SMYTH, ERIC  (1148832); age 21 RAFVR

LAC

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

12-Sep

BONIFACE, GEOFFREY JAMES  (150344); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, PL317 of No 165 Sqn, which crashed into Trondheim Fjord following an engine failure.  He is buried in Vaernes Churchyard

12-Sep

EVERED, REGINALD WILLIAM  (1385893); age 29 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ802 of No 233 Sqn, which crashed after the wing hit trees obscured by cloud near Tiddmn Manipur in Burma during a supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Imphal War Cemetery

12-Sep

FERRIS, DENNIS JOHN  (1867642); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ802 of No 233 Sqn, which crashed after the wing hit trees obscured by cloud near Tiddmn Manipur in Burma during a supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Imphal War Cemetery

12-Sep

SWAIN, DOUGLAS PHILIP  (1870802); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ802 of No 233 Sqn, which crashed after the wing hit trees obscured by cloud near Tiddmn Manipur in Burma during a supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Imphal War Cemetery

12-Sep

TYSON , ALAN MILWARD  (1548026); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ802 of No 233 Sqn, which crashed after the wing hit trees obscured by cloud near Tiddmn Manipur in Burma during a supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Imphal War Cemetery

12-Sep

FRENCH, HILDA MARY  (2079792); age Unknown WAAF

LACW

She was serving with No 107 MU at the time of her death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  She is buried in Suez War Memorial Cemetery

12-Sep

YOUNG, ANNIE MCDONALD PATRICK  (467218); age 25 WAAF

LACW

She was serving with No 107 MU at the time of her death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  She is buried in Suez War Memorial Cemetery

12-Sep

TEBBUTT, DONALD ALAN  (610405); age 24 RAF

Sgt

He was serving with No 5451 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Suez War Memorial Cemetery

12-Sep

McQUADE, WILLIAM  (1302586); age 34 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving at RAF Alor Star 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

12-Sep

BANNERMAN, OLIVER  (1845033); age Unknown RAFVR

AC1

He was serving at RAF Catania at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

12-Sep

TURNER, JOHN CHARLES SHELDON  (77789); age 31 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Vampire F1, TG279 of De Havilland, which crashed at RAF Greenham Common after failing to recover from a dive during a familiarisation flight.  He was cremated at Oxford Crematorium

12-Sep

WHEELER, JOHN  (125735); age 29 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 Chichester.  He is buried in Chichester Cemetery

12-Sep

FALLA, LEONARD ERNEST RAFO (70210); age 49 RAFO

Flt Lt

He was serving in the UK he died at Broughton, Peeblesshire.  He is buried in Broughton Old Churchyard.

12-Sep

CALDWELL, WILLIAM MORTON  (973428); age 27 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK and died at Nobles Isle of Man Hospital, Douglas.  He was cremated at Manchester Crematorium.

12-Sep

EARNSHAW, WILLIAM AUBREY  (1193878); age 33 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 Sheffield.  He is buried in Sheffield (Wisewood) Cemetery

12-Sep

COOPER, THOMAS HENRY  (1106641); 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 Solihull.  He is buried in Oldbury Cemetery, Warley

12-Sep

MAWDSLEY, JOHN RAYMOND  (2206051); 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 Southport.  He is buried in Formby (Our Lady of Compassion) Roman Catholic Churchyard

12-Sep

OUGHTON, GEORGE EDWARD  (1262754); age 38 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 Tadcaster.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

13-Sep

COLE, ROY DOUGLAS  (174623); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN999 of No 181 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Schleswig as the result of a high speed stall.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

13-Sep

GILES, KENNETH ARTHUR ROBERT (KEN)  (1430913); age 25 RAFVR

LAC

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

13-Sep

ALEXANDER, WILLIAM JOHN  (1133121); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

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

13-Sep

LEE, HILDA ROSINA  (2029385); age 28 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 Battle.  She was cremated at Brighton (Woodvale) Borough Crematorium

13-Sep

OLIVER, RICHARD EDWARD  (1201421); age 33 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 Hampstead.  He is buried in St Pancras Cemetery

13-Sep

SERVICE, GEORGE HENRY  (1441404); age 40 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 Hendon.  He is buried in Tottenham Cemetery

14-Sep

COHEN, JACK  (1479981); age 23 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 254 Sqn, and was killed in a collision with an army lorry and the pedal cycle that he was riding on the Barnstaple- Braunton main road.  He is buried in Leeds (New Farnley) Jewish Cemetery.

14-Sep

KELLEY, J  (1010043); age 29 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 278 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 Fraserburgh (Kirkton) Cemetery

14-Sep

FARNES, CHARLES NEWMAN DFC (54693); age 26 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN781 of No 355 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Salbani and burst into flames.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

14-Sep

HITCHEN, ALLAN CARSWELL  (2201414); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN781 of No 355 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Salbani and burst into flames.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

14-Sep

HOLLAND, STANLEY RONALD  (1804126); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN781 of No 355 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Salbani and burst into flames.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

14-Sep

JOHNSTONE, JAMES  (164295); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN781 of No 355 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Salbani and burst into flames.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

14-Sep

LEAVER, EDWARD CLYDE PHILIP  (1335607); age 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN781 of No 355 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Salbani and burst into flames.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

14-Sep

SHAKESPEARE, JOHN BENJAMIN  (1895374); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN781 of No 355 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Salbani and burst into flames.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

14-Sep

AKERS, CLIFFORD WILLIAM  (904583); age 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, PN305 of No 644 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Bolventor in Cornwall after control was lost due to the elevators becoming fouled by the dinghy which has broken loose from its storage on a flight from Tarrant Rushton to the Azores.  He is buried in Wantage Cemetery

14-Sep

BAILEY, GERALD THEODORE  (143807); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, PN305 of No 644 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Bolventor in Cornwall after control was lost due to the elevators becoming fouled by the dinghy which has broken loose from its storage on a flight from Tarrant Rushton to the Azores.  He is buried in Old Catton (St Margaret) Churchyard

14-Sep

BRIGGS, PETER STAFFORD  (159989); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, PN305 of No 644 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Bolventor in Cornwall after control was lost due to the elevators becoming fouled by the dinghy which has broken loose from its storage on a flight from Tarrant Rushton to the Azores.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

14-Sep

COX, LEONARD ROY VICTOR  (1815510); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, PN305 of No 644 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Bolventor in Cornwall after control was lost due to the elevators becoming fouled by the dinghy which has broken loose from its storage on a flight from Tarrant Rushton to the Azores.  He is buried in Lugwardine (St Peter) Churchyard Extension

14-Sep

FITZGIBBON, PATRICK  (1599165); age 23 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, PN305 of No 644 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Bolventor in Cornwall after control was lost due to the elevators becoming fouled by the dinghy which has broken loose from its storage on a flight from Tarrant Rushton to the Azores.  He is buried in Glasnevin (or Prospect) Cemetery

14-Sep

GARNETT, JEREMIAH CHARLES  (152486); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, PN305 of No 644 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Bolventor in Cornwall after control was lost due to the elevators becoming fouled by the dinghy which has broken loose from its storage on a flight from Tarrant Rushton to the Azores.  He is buried in Over Kellett (St Cuthbert) Churchyard

14-Sep

HOBOROUGH, CECIL EVERARD CHARLES  (1202198); age 25 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, PN305 of No 644 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Bolventor in Cornwall after control was lost due to the elevators becoming fouled by the dinghy which has broken loose from its storage on a flight from Tarrant Rushton to the Azores.  He is buried in Drayton (St Peter) Churchyard Extension

14-Sep

LYNOTT, EDWARD JOSEPH  (1797215); age 21 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, PN305 of No 644 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Bolventor in Cornwall after control was lost due to the elevators becoming fouled by the dinghy which has broken loose from its storage on a flight from Tarrant Rushton to the Azores.  He is buried in Mount Jerome Cemetery

14-Sep

MARTIN, DENNIS  (3030850); age 20 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, PN305 of No 644 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Bolventor in Cornwall after control was lost due to the elevators becoming fouled by the dinghy which has broken loose from its storage on a flight from Tarrant Rushton to the Azores.  He is buried in Hednesford (St Peter) Churchyard Extensions

14-Sep

MATHIAS, WILLIAM HENRY  (1836211); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, PN305 of No 644 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Bolventor in Cornwall after control was lost due to the elevators becoming fouled by the dinghy which has broken loose from its storage on a flight from Tarrant Rushton to the Azores.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

14-Sep

MILLS, HENRY PHILIP  (1216502); age 26 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, PN305 of No 644 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Bolventor in Cornwall after control was lost due to the elevators becoming fouled by the dinghy which has broken loose from its storage on a flight from Tarrant Rushton to the Azores.  He was cremated at Ipswich Crematorium

14-Sep

NICHOLLS, ROY WILLIAM  (1401473); age 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, PN305 of No 644 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Bolventor in Cornwall after control was lost due to the elevators becoming fouled by the dinghy which has broken loose from its storage on a flight from Tarrant Rushton to the Azores.  He is buried in Kenwyn (St Kenwyn) Churchyard

14-Sep

ORMESHER, GEOFFREY PERCIVAL  (152318); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, PN305 of No 644 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Bolventor in Cornwall after control was lost due to the elevators becoming fouled by the dinghy which has broken loose from its storage on a flight from Tarrant Rushton to the Azores.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

14-Sep

OWEN, ROBERT  (2252295); age 18 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, PN305 of No 644 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Bolventor in Cornwall after control was lost due to the elevators becoming fouled by the dinghy which has broken loose from its storage on a flight from Tarrant Rushton to the Azores.  He is buried in Llangristiolus (St Christiolus) Churchyard

14-Sep

PETTIFER, EDWIN ARTHUR GEORGE (TED)  (1197569); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, PN305 of No 644 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Bolventor in Cornwall after control was lost due to the elevators becoming fouled by the dinghy which has broken loose from its storage on a flight from Tarrant Rushton to the Azores.  He is buried in Wolvercote (St Peter) Churchyard

14-Sep

PRICE, STANLEY  (1455798); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, PN305 of No 644 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Bolventor in Cornwall after control was lost due to the elevators becoming fouled by the dinghy which has broken loose from its storage on a flight from Tarrant Rushton to the Azores.  He is buried in Sheffield (Crookes) Cemetery

14-Sep

REARDON, ALAN JOHN  (181581); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, PN305 of No 644 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Bolventor in Cornwall after control was lost due to the elevators becoming fouled by the dinghy which has broken loose from its storage on a flight from Tarrant Rushton to the Azores.  He was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium

14-Sep

RICHINGS, ERNEST RAYMOND  (1661054); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, PN305 of No 644 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Bolventor in Cornwall after control was lost due to the elevators becoming fouled by the dinghy which has broken loose from its storage on a flight from Tarrant Rushton to the Azores.  He is buried in Bristol (Arnos Vale) Cemetery

14-Sep

THOMAS, SELWYN  (1131315); age 25 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, PN305 of No 644 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Bolventor in Cornwall after control was lost due to the elevators becoming fouled by the dinghy which has broken loose from its storage on a flight from Tarrant Rushton to the Azores.  He is buried in Rhondda (Trealaw) Cemetery

14-Sep

TITFORD, ALAN RALPH  (1591163); age 21 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, PN305 of No 644 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Bolventor in Cornwall after control was lost due to the elevators becoming fouled by the dinghy which has broken loose from its storage on a flight from Tarrant Rushton to the Azores.  He is buried in Kingswood (St Andrew) Churchyard

14-Sep

WALLACE, THOMAS SMITH  (1692999); age 35 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, PN305 of No 644 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Bolventor in Cornwall after control was lost due to the elevators becoming fouled by the dinghy which has broken loose from its storage on a flight from Tarrant Rushton to the Azores.  He is buried in Methilmil Cemetery, Wemyss

14-Sep

HOLDEN, ASHLEY ROY THOMAS  (433543); age 24 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 14 ACHU when he was found dead in a lavatory on Preston railway station after complaining about pains in his neck and a headache. The cause of death was found to be a ruptured aneurysm of the Cerebral artery.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

14-Sep

BRAND, ROLAND JUTLAND  (1191622); age 29 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 226 MSU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

14-Sep

HALL, CHARLES ERIC  (199321); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, RD716 of No 5 FU, which spun into the ground on the downwind leg of the circuit at Mauripur.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

14-Sep

MELLING, JOSEPH  (1004951); age 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, RD716 of No 5 FU, which spun into the ground on the downwind leg of the circuit at Mauripur.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

14-Sep

MORTON, CECIL LLOYD  (1813280); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, RD716 of No 5 FU, which spun into the ground on the downwind leg of the circuit at Mauripur.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

14-Sep

BURNHAM, ARTHUR  (1169950); age 25 RAFVR

Cpl

He had been serving with No 575 AMES 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-Sep

BUCKLEY, FRANK  (1049491); age 33 RAFVR

LAC

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

14-Sep

CUMMINS, HENRY GEORGE THOMAS  (1481151); age 36 RAFVR

LAC

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

14-Sep

EVANS, HENRY ROBERT  (149850); age 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was on the strength of No 1 PHU, RAF Innsworth  and died in the RAF Hospital at Cosford from acute leukaemia.  He is buried in Rugby (St Marie) Roman Catholic Churchyard.

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