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Casualties - 15 - 30 September 1945


15-Sep

STARK, THOMAS ALFRED  (1416598); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2914 Sqn RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

15-Sep

TAYLOR, JOHN  (1507061); age 39 RAFVR

LAC

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

15-Sep

VOCE, FREDERICK  (1489522); 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 Cheltenham.  He is buried in Arnold Cemetery

15-Sep

DOIG, IRENE MARGUERITA  (2031469); age 40 WAAF

LACW

She had probably been discharged from the WAAF when she died from cancer in the Emergency Hospital, Bridge of Earn, near Perth, her occupation being given as Children's Nurse.  She was cremated at Dundee Crematorium.

16-Sep

CATTERNS, JOHN BURLEIGH COMPTON  (144938); age 22 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire, SM278 of No 567 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Arden Great Moor whilst returning to Manston from Acklington at high speed below the briefed safety height.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Sep

ROBINSON, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (1249741); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 8304 AD at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Aarhus West Cemetery

16-Sep

McSWEENEY, JOHN  (1900445); age 25 RAFVR

LAC

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

16-Sep

PALMER, LEWIS DAVID HETHERINGTON  (114936); age 37 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

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

16-Sep

HINTON, DENIS RALPH  (T/866380); age 20 RAFVR

LAC

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

16-Sep

BROWNHILL, FRANK  (3052343); age 21 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 Sleaford.  He is buried in Sheffield (Tinsley Park) Cemetery

17-Sep

PYKETT, FRANCIS  (1491332); age 23 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving with No 2 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Nottingham.  He is buried in Nottingham Southern Cemetery

17-Sep

MALCOLM, RALPH  (1571045); age 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2727 Sqn RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Maldon.  He is buried in Maldon Cemetery

17-Sep

LE MAITRE, RENE  (928404); age Unknown RAFVR

AC2

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

17-Sep

STACEY, HORACE EDGAR  (628558); age 39 RAF

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 Waddington (St Michael) Churchyard

17-Sep

O'SULLIVAN, TIMOTHY  (1901775); 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 Border 4 Qtr.  He is buried in Kilfinane Old Churchyard

17-Sep

BENSON, WILLIAM  (1002573); 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 Bradford.  He is buried in Bradford (Undercliffe) Cemetery

17-Sep

CAMPBELL, WILLIAM  (873277); age 36 AuxAF

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and died at at 51 Hallhill Road, Springboig, Glasgow from carcinoma of the pancreas.  He is buried in Glasgow (Sandymount) Cemetery.

17-Sep

CROUCH, ARTHUR LEWIS  (1268765); 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, but possibly occurred in the RAF Hospital at Uxbridge, his death being registered in Uxbridge.  He is buried in Talbot Village (St Mark) Churchyard

18-Sep

PENDLE, ROY ERNEST  (170122); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, NV718 of No 3 Sqn, which dived into the ground after flicking onto its back following a high speed pass with a sharp pull-up to land.  He is buried in Celle War Cemetery

18-Sep

SPILLER, KENNETH CLIVE  (932043); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 46 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Gloucester R.  He is buried in Whitchurch (Pantmawr) Cemetery

18-Sep

WINTERS, ROBERT (BOB)  (520087); age 28 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 248 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Droitwich.  He is buried in Worcester (Astwood) Cemetery

18-Sep

ADAMS, EDWARD FREDERICK  (184180); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He died from injuries sustained on 14 Sep 1945 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 Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

18-Sep

McNULTY, PATRICK JOSEPH  (426286); age 22 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN736 of No 466 Sqn, which struck the ground after two engines were stopped below the recommended safety height, they were restarted but had insufficient time to revert to the correct power settings.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

18-Sep

POTTER, JAMES RAYMOND  (434008); age 22 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN736 of No 466 Sqn, which struck the ground after two engines were stopped below the recommended safety height, they were restarted but had insufficient time to revert to the correct power settings.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

18-Sep

SPILLER, EDWARD JOHN JAMES  (147197); age 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN736 of No 466 Sqn, which struck the ground after two engines were stopped below the recommended safety height, they were restarted but had insufficient time to revert to the correct power settings.  He is buried in Edmonton Cemetery, Middlesex

18-Sep

TURNER, DELBERT ROY  (1863014); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN736 of No 466 Sqn, which struck the ground after two engines were stopped below the recommended safety height, they were restarted but had insufficient time to revert to the correct power settings.  He is buried in Lowestoft (St Margaret) Churchyard

18-Sep

MILLARD, DAVID WILLIAM  (86097); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

A member of No 680 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, RF771 of No 134 MU, which dived into the ground near Fallujah after control was lost in a steep turn in which an engine failed during an air test.  He is buried in Habbaniya War Cemetery

18-Sep

HADFIELD, WALTER  (1481392); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 35 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Celle War Cemetery

18-Sep

ODISHU MAKO  (2700); age Unknown IL

Pvt

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

18-Sep

ANSON, LILY  (2052703); 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 Birmingham.  She is buried in Laxton (St Peter) Churchyard

18-Sep

SWAN, WILFRED ARTHUR  (1132308); age 38 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 Edmonton.  He is buried in East Finchley Cemetery and St Marylebone Crematorium

18-Sep

SIMS, JOHN FREDERICK  (940197); age 29 RAFVR

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 Oxford.  He was cremated at Mortlake Crematorium

18-Sep

CLEAVE, ARCHIBALD HENRY  (1035324); age 39 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Truro (36).  He is buried in Perranzabuloe (St Piran) Churchyard

19-Sep

HUNTER, ANTHONY SPEARMAN  (66555); age Unknown RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was serving with No 252 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

19-Sep

BRYAN, JOHN  (1536425); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 148 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

19-Sep

WATTS, EDWIN CHARLES  (1435647); age 30 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving with No 320 MU died from drowning at Sandspit/in a sand pit?.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery.

19-Sep

WHITTAKER, HUBERT  (1031098); age 34 RAFVR

LAC

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 Delhi War Cemetery

19-Sep

SLADE, JOHN WILLIAM  (101518); age 28 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was serving with No 337 Wing and was killed in a road accident at night when his jeep ran into the back of a lorry on Syngrou Avenue, Athens.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

19-Sep

GRANT, HAROLD JOHN  (1861427); age 19 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 83 GDS at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

19-Sep

HATHWAY, JACK WILLIAM  (1054471); age 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 83 Grp at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

19-Sep

McLEOD, IAN GARDNER  (644576); age 25 RAF

Cpl

He was serving with No 8401 AD Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

19-Sep

POZDZAL, Hilary (P.703531); age 53 PAF

WO

He was serving with P.S.P when he died of natural causes at Dunholme Lodge.  He is buried in Newark-Upon-Trent Cemetery

19-Sep

HAYES, FREDERICK SHERWIN  (1180956); age 37 RAF

AC2

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

19-Sep

BONE, MEGAN  (2080522); age 21 WAAF

ACW1

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 Bridgend.  She is buried in Llanfabon Cemetery

19-Sep

MILNE, ALEXANDER  (985303); 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.  His death is registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Glasgow Western Necropolis

19-Sep

PICTON, HAROLD CHRISTOPHER JAMES  (1205466); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in Denmark and was killed when the truck in which he was travelling with 11 other airmen was hit by a train and thrown into a ditch, near the Danish village Sødinge.  He is buried in Ringe Cemetery.

19-Sep

FARMER, RAYMOND CECIL  (1892009); 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 Sleaford.  He is buried in Walthamstow (Queen's Road) Cemetery

20-Sep

JONES, JOHN CUTHBERT  (1837136); age 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 49 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Derby.  He is buried in Blackpool Cemetery

20-Sep

FERESEY, JOHN HAYDEN  (166918); age 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 62 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

20-Sep

BIERI, ERNEST CHARLES  (162832); age 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, TA384 of No 69 Sqn, which crashed in a high speed stall after it flicked onto its back during a steep turn.  He is buried in Cambrai (Route De Solesmes) Communal Cemetery

20-Sep

MORGAN, HUGH VAUGHAN  (1709011); age 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, TA384 of No 69 Sqn, which crashed in a high speed stall after it flicked onto its back during a steep turn.  He is buried in Cambrai (Route De Solesmes) Communal Cemetery

20-Sep

PICKEN, JAMES  (987468); age 33 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 83 Grp at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

20-Sep

PURFIELD, RONALD SIDNEY  (964570); age 28 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 Bromley.  He is buried in Beckenham Crematorium and Cemetery

20-Sep

TAILBY, JOAN IRIS  (2038841); age 27 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 Oxford 4 Qtr.  She is buried in Burton Latimer Cemetery

20-Sep

HARLEY, GEORGE ARTHUR  (543033); age 26 RAF

LAC

He was serving in Denmark and died from injuries sustained the previous day when the truck in which he was travelling with 11 other airmen was hit by a train and thrown into a ditch, near the Danish village Sødinge.  He is buried in Ringe Cemetery.

20-Sep

BALFOUR-KINNEAR, GEORGE THOMAS  (135756); age 39 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 Scotland?.  He was cremated at Edinburgh (Warriston) Cemetery

20-Sep

LOWE, HERBERT EDWARD  (350457); age 47 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 Southampton.  He is buried in Eling (St Mary) Churchyard Extension

20-Sep

PRETTY, HENRY JAMES  (4716); age 50 RAF

Sgt

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Surrey M E.  He is buried in Carshalton (All Saints) Churchyard

20-Sep

CARTER, ALEXANDER CHARLES  (640810); age 24 RAF

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 Military Hospital in Westminster, his death being registered in Westminster.  He is buried in Beckenham Crematorium and Cemetery

21-Sep

CROOK, JOHN VINCENT  (2215544); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 84 Group, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Celle War Cemetery.

21-Sep

SKIPSEY, HARRY  (808409); age 31 AuxAF

LAC

He was serving with No 608 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Durham S E.  He is buried in Darlington West Cemetery

21-Sep

BEARDSELL, NORMAN WARDLEY  (103640); age 37 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was serving with No 484 GCC at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Celle War Cemetery

21-Sep

RIDGMENT, FREDERICK BENNET  (1586247); 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 St Austall.  He is buried in Newquay (St Columb Minor) Cemetery

22-Sep

PRESCOTT, A E  (1530983); age 24 RAFVR

Cpl

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

22-Sep

MIDGLEY, KENNETH  (1457995); age 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Walrus I, W3086 of No 1350 Flt, which crashed into trees whilst attempting a forced landing following an engine failure on take-off from Ratmalana during circuit training.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

22-Sep

REID, DAVID LEISHAM  (1567349); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Walrus I, W3086 of No 1350 Flt, which crashed into trees whilst attempting a forced landing following an engine failure on take-off from Ratmalana during circuit training.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

22-Sep

NABI ABDULA  (8142); age Unknown IL

Pvt

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

22-Sep

PIORUN, Maksymilian (P.793059); age 42 PAF

LAC

He was serving with P.S.P. when he died in Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Corstorphine Hill) Cemetery

22-Sep

BILLING, WILLIAM CHARLES MBE (314114); age 49 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 Chard.  He is buried in Townsend Cemetery, Crewkerne

22-Sep

MAURICE, MELVIN EWART  (1278588); 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 Cheltenham.  He is buried in Rhondda (Treorchy) Cemetery

22-Sep

PORTAS, ROBERT GEORGE WILLIAM  (177602); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk, A29-915 of No 2 Air Depot, which crashed during a ferry flight to 6 AD, Oakey, in Queensland.  He is buried in Rockhampton War Cemetery.

22-Sep

HOWARD, DOUGLAS  (1531034); age 24 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 Southport.  He is buried in Southport (Duke Street) Cemetery

22-Sep

POPLE, EDWIN GEORGE  (108977); age 38 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

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 Talbot Village (St Mark) Churchyard

23-Sep

ELIAS, MERVYN JOHN  (2257204); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 164 (Signals) Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

23-Sep

COSULICH, WILFRED FRANCIS  (1311334); age 33 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 5 BRSU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

23-Sep

AUCKLAND, AMELIA WRIGHT (MILLY)  (2138184); 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 Fulham.  She is buried in Carleton New Burial Ground, Pontefract

23-Sep

RICHARDS, VICTOR RAYMOND  (935817); age 27 RAFVR

LAC

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

24-Sep

THOMPSON, ROBERT SYDNEY  (2200083); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

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

24-Sep

HOLLAND, HENRY THOMAS  (1241689); age 32 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 601 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death was registered in Battersea.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Earlsfield) Cemetery

24-Sep

VEAL, SYDNEY JAMES  (1191892); age 36 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 Blankenberge Town Cemetery

24-Sep

BATTEN, CHARLES  (101055); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, PF485 of No 16 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an emergency landing at Upper Heyford following an engine failure.  He is buried in Alfriston (St Andrew) Churchyard

24-Sep

HARRIS, GLENYS DOREEN  (2120646); age 19 WAAF

ACW1

She was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, PF485 of No 16 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an emergency landing at Upper Heyford following an engine failure.  She is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

24-Sep

BOLLAND, RONALD HAROLD  (1332393); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, HB876 of No 61 OTU, which spun into the ground from 2,000ft whilst executing a roll below the briefed safety height.  He is buried in Sutton Cemetery

24-Sep

BURT, EDWARD GEORGE  (1324314); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 7923 AMES at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Copenhagen (Bispebjerg) Cemetery

24-Sep

FREESTONE, BRENDA  (438104); age 26 WAAF

LACW

She was serving with HQ AU at the time of her death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  She is buried in Hannover War Cemetery

24-Sep

BARTON, MILES HUNTER  (1493107); age 34 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 Ashton.  He is buried in Mossley Cemetery

24-Sep

DUNCAN, ANDREW KYLE DFC (142523); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 20 OTU and died at the Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh from Multiple Myeloma, Cachexia and Exhaustion.  He is buried in Glasgow (Craigton) Cemetery.

24-Sep

CARTER, NORMAN WILLIAM JOHN  (1449164); age 24 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 Surrey N E.  He is buried in East Grinstead (Mount Noddy) Cemetery

25-Sep

PATCHING, GEORGE JOHN  (1866798); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KK290 of No 1674 HCU, when he was crushed below the sight bar of his guns during a gunnery practice and was pronounced dead on admission to sick quarters, his death was considered to be due to Traumatic Asphyxia.  He is buried in Nunhead (All Saints) Cemetery.

25-Sep

EDWARDS, ARTHUR  (176689); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

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

25-Sep

STIRLING, DAVID  (949648); age 26 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died at the City Hospital, Edinburgh from pulmonary TB.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Seafield) Cemetery.

26-Sep

ELLIS, RICHARD WILLIAM  (1627011); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, SN225 of No 33 Sqn, which hit the ground and exploded after failing to recover in time from a dive attack on the ranges at Sylt.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

26-Sep

CURD, JOHN  (1336848); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

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

26-Sep

CLARK, LEONARD ARTHUR  (42590); age 31 RAF

Fg Off

He was serving in the UK and died at Horton Emergency Hospital, Epsom.  He was cremated at South London Crematorium, Mitcham.

27-Sep

GLASER, THOMAS  (188989); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire F21, LA303 of No 1 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames after stalling in an extended glide whilst attempting to regain RAF Hawkinge following an engine failure.  He was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium

27-Sep

FISHER, JOHN  (130071); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FL526 of No 233 Sqn, which crashed after the wing hit trees shortly after completing a supply drop at Panglong in Burma.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

27-Sep

OSLER, JAMES LOWDON  (166146); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FL526 of No 233 Sqn, which crashed after the wing hit trees shortly after completing a supply drop at Panglong in Burma.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

27-Sep

COOK, ALBERT ARTHUR JOHN  (1460923); age 34 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the 2719  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 Dagenham (Chadwell Heath) Cemetery

27-Sep

WEBBER, ROBERT ARWYN  (932028); age 35 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 117 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

27-Sep

STICKLAND, DONALD ARCHIBALD LRCP, MRCS (171414); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 136 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

27-Sep

HARDY, LESLIE PARNAL  (141490); age 26 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 229 Grp at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

27-Sep

JOHN, THOMAS ELMORE JAMES  (976947); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 335 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

27-Sep

STRANGE, CHRISTOPHER ARTHUR  (1667867); age 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 79 EU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

27-Sep

EADON, HENRY GRAHAM  (195896); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 1 Y Depot at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Moncton (Elmwood) Cemetery

27-Sep

STEPHENS, WILLIAM HENRY  (966215); age 37 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 Gosport.  He is buried in Glasgow Western Necropolis

27-Sep

SCOTT, ANDREW HENDERSON  (536681); age 27 RAF

AC1

He was serving in the UK and died at Noranside Sanatorium, Angus from Pulmonary TB.  He is buried in Little Dunkeld Parish Churchyard.

28-Sep

STEVENS, JOSEPH CHARLES  (1330358); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

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

28-Sep

KENT, GEORGE BRACEBRIDGE  (924966); 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 Boston.  He is buried in Blackpool (Carleton) Cemetery

28-Sep

FLINN, JAMES WRIGHT  (946873); age 28 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 Grimsby.  He is buried in Cleethorpes Cemetery

28-Sep

JACOBS, PETER ALFRED  (186635); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

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

29-Sep

CHAPMAN, ALAN OSBORN  (1628448); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD343 of No 550 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst taking part in Operation Dodge, the repatriation of British troops fro Italy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Sep

GOSLING, DENIS  (1895350); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD343 of No 550 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst taking part in Operation Dodge, the repatriation of British troops fro Italy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Sep

HENDERSON, ROBERT  (1564276); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD343 of No 550 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst taking part in Operation Dodge, the repatriation of British troops fro Italy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Sep

ISLEY, DEREK ARNOLD  (1570883); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD343 of No 550 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst taking part in Operation Dodge, the repatriation of British troops fro Italy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Sep

MATTHEWS, REGINALD RAYMOND  (196950); age 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD343 of No 550 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst taking part in Operation Dodge, the repatriation of British troops fro Italy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Sep

PECKHAM, JOHN HENRY  (1851763); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD343 of No 550 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst taking part in Operation Dodge, the repatriation of British troops fro Italy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Sep

LE-FEUVRE, ERIC LESLIE  (1200606); age 34 RAFVR

Sgt

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

29-Sep

BEESLEY, PETER CAREY  (411100); 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 Cleethorpes.  He is buried in Carlton Cemetery

29-Sep

NICHOLLS, ERNEST JAMES  (1299622); 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 Truro.  He is buried in St Tudy Church Cemetery

30-Sep

ALOOF, DOUGLAS ALAN  (1801456); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving at RAF China Bay at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

30-Sep

AYLETT, KENNETH RICHARD  (518429); age 30 RAF

Sgt

He was serving in the UK and was killed in the Bourne End rail crash, his death being registered in Berkhamsted.  He is buried in Bredgar Cemetery

30-Sep

WILSON, GEORGE EDWARD LOUIS  (509005); age 35 RAF

WO

He was serving at RAF Haverford, near Stranraer and was killed in the Bourne End rail crash.  He is buried in Inch Parish Churchyard.

30-Sep

FROST, HENRY ALBERT  (1611304); age 42 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 135 Wing, RAF Errol and was killed in the Bourne End rail crash.  He is buried in Greenwich Cemetery.

30-Sep

GILBERT, HENRY CHARLES  (919804); age 27 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving at RAF Oban and was killed in the Bourne End rail crash.  He is buried in Lambeth Cemetery.

30-Sep

HARRIS, HARRY ALBERT  (1216387); age 37 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving at RAF Errol and was killed in the Bourne End rail crash.  He is buried in Orpington (St Mary Cray) Cemetery.

30-Sep

RICHARDS, BARBARA NORRAINE  (2068762); age 25 WAAF

ACW1

She was serving in the UK and was possibly killed in the Bourne End rail crash, her death being registered in Berkhamsted (59).  She is buried in Treverbyn Cemetery

30-Sep

BLAKE, THOMAS CHRISTOPHER  (1906375); age 18 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK and was killed when he was struck by a car as he walked to RAF Cardington.  He is buried in Dean's Grange Cemetery.

30-Sep

BALL, RUSSELL SIDNEY  (R/259724); age 32 RCAF

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 Chelsea.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

30-Sep

BUTCHER, JACK RICHARD  (907696); age 25 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died at the Surrey County Sanatorium, Milford, near Godalming.  He is buried in Thames Ditton (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

30-Sep

COE, ROBERT ERNEST  (511807); age 34 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died in Ilkley.  He is buried in Bubwith (All Saints) Churchyard.

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