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Casualties - 1 - 15 October 1945


01-Oct

O'BRIEN, ALBERT JOHN  (148363); age 21 RAAF

LAC

He was serving with No 34 when he died from an illness.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

01-Oct

MELLOR, RUPERT EDWARD  (181354); age 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, NT489 of No 151 Sqn, which crashed into a hanger and burst into flames after developing a swing on take-off from RAF Predannack.  He is buried in Ashford (Bybrook) Cemetery

01-Oct

STEADMAN, HENRY  (1437125); age 32 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, NT489 of No 151 Sqn, which crashed into a hanger and burst into flames after developing a swing on take-off from RAF Predannack.  He is buried in Dewsbury Cemetery

01-Oct

GABB, THOMAS NOURSE  (1167032); age 44 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and died in the RAF Hospital, Innsworth, cause currently unknown.  He is buried in Gloucester Old Cemetery.

01-Oct

SCOTT, RICHARD  (921431); age 41 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 Norwich.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

01-Oct

EDWARDS, LILIAN MARY BENNETT  (462073); age 25 WAAF

LACW

She was serving in the UK and died in the West Hertfordshire Hospital, Hemel Hempstead, cause currently unknown.  She is buried in Scone Cemetery.

01-Oct

FOWKE, JOHN LIONEL  (73957); age 36 RAFVR

Wg Cdr

He was serving in the RAF Regiment and died at Nuffield House, Guy's Hospital, London, cause currently unknown.  He is buried in Tunbridge Wells Cemetery.

02-Oct

JAMES, JOHN HOWARD FRANK  (1339604); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt II, KL286 of No 131 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames near Zayatkwin after control was lost in poor visibility whilst being flown on instruments.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

02-Oct

BALL, EDMUND RUSSELL  (164683); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH219 of No 203 Sqn, which was lost without a trace  in the Bay of Bengal on a flight from Kallang to Kankesanturai.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

02-Oct

BERNARD, WILLIAM  (1825309); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH219 of No 203 Sqn, which was lost without a trace  in the Bay of Bengal on a flight from Kallang to Kankesanturai.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

02-Oct

LENNOX, GORDON LEONARD  (1801628); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH219 of No 203 Sqn, which was lost without a trace  in the Bay of Bengal on a flight from Kallang to Kankesanturai.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

02-Oct

RICHARDSON, WILLIAM HAILES  (1043272); age 32 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH219 of No 203 Sqn, which was lost without a trace  in the Bay of Bengal on a flight from Kallang to Kankesanturai.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

02-Oct

STEWART, GORDON ALFRED  (184025); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH219 of No 203 Sqn, which was lost without a trace  in the Bay of Bengal on a flight from Kallang to Kankesanturai.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

02-Oct

STEWART, WILFRED  (1685213); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH219 of No 203 Sqn, which was lost without a trace  in the Bay of Bengal on a flight from Kallang to Kankesanturai.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

02-Oct

TAYLOR, WILLIAM REDVERS  (1507318); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH219 of No 203 Sqn, which was lost without a trace  in the Bay of Bengal on a flight from Kallang to Kankesanturai.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

02-Oct

WILLIS, JOHN VICTOR  (1231312); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH219 of No 203 Sqn, which was lost without a trace  in the Bay of Bengal on a flight from Kallang to Kankesanturai.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

02-Oct

FENNEY, GERRARD HAROLD  (648903); age 23 RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA248 of No 517 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a meteorological recce sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Oct

FLIPPANCE, ALBERT GORDON  (163824); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA248 of No 517 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a meteorological recce sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Oct

GREEN, LEO PETER  (1487461); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA248 of No 517 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a meteorological recce sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Oct

KNIGHT, ARTHUR LEONARD  (1802156); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA248 of No 517 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a meteorological recce sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Oct

LAVERACK, JOHN OWEN  (201057); age 29 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA248 of No 517 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a meteorological recce sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Oct

MARTIN, RICHARD TUNMER  (1587614); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA248 of No 517 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a meteorological recce sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Oct

SKINNER, JOHN ROCHFORD  (177651); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA248 of No 517 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a meteorological recce sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Oct

FEARON, JOHN CARRUTHERS  (155419); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XVI, TE282 of No 695 Sqn, which collided with TE376 of the same unit during a squadron formation sortie.  He is buried in Leeds (Harehills) Cemetery

02-Oct

WILSON, WILLIAM GREGORY  (612213); age 28 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 Cambridge.  He is buried in Hitchin Cemetery

02-Oct

QUAINTON, THOMAS WILLIAM  (1413499); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died from TB in the RAF Hospital, Kirkham.  He is buried in Newport (Christchurch) Cemetery.

02-Oct

ANGELL, SIDNEY CLARENCE  (1630299); age 44 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 Brighton (Extra-Mural) Borough Cemetery

03-Oct

KIRTLEY, GEORGE DAVIDSON  (581186); age Unknown RAF

LAC

He was serving with No 242 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

03-Oct

BAKER, DENIS GEORGE  (152546); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HG274 of No 1668 CU, which dived into the ground whilst attempting a go-round on three engines after applying full-flap too soon, it was his first night solo.  He is buried in Sutton Cemetery

03-Oct

BELL, THOMAS  (165156); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HG274 of No 1668 CU, which dived into the ground whilst attempting a go-round on three engines after applying full-flap too soon.  He is buried in Longbenton (Benton) Cemetery

03-Oct

DAVEY, JOSEPH  (196062); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HG274 of No 1668 CU, which dived into the ground whilst attempting a go-round on three engines after applying full-flap too soon.  He is buried in Woolwich Cemetery

03-Oct

McOWAN, BRUCE JOHN  (161717); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HG274 of No 1668 CU, which dived into the ground whilst attempting a go-round on three engines after applying full-flap too soon.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension

03-Oct

WHITE, KENNETH  (175283); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HG274 of No 1668 CU, which dived into the ground whilst attempting a go-round on three engines after applying full-flap too soon.  He is buried in Bristol (Ridgeway Park) Cemetery

03-Oct

WILLIAMS, OWEN OLIVER  (1852734); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HG274 of No 1668 CU, which dived into the ground whilst attempting a go-round on three engines after applying full-flap too soon.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery

03-Oct

COTTELL, GEORGE JAMES  (1254123); age 41 RAFVR

LAC

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

04-Oct

KENNEDY, WILLIAM JOHN  (2208930); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA278 of No 103 Sqn, which probably came down in the Mediterranean off Corsica en-route to Italy with 19 female passengers (2 nurse and 17 ATS personnel).  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

REARDON, JACK ANTHONY  (1626816); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA278 of No 103 Sqn, which probably came down in the Mediterranean off Corsica en-route to Italy with 19 female passengers (2 nurse and 17 ATS personnel).  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

ROBBINS, NORMAN REGINALD  (1894110); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA278 of No 103 Sqn, which probably came down in the Mediterranean off Corsica en-route to Italy with 19 female passengers (2 nurse and 17 ATS personnel).  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

STEEL, RICHARD GEORGE  (1818104); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA278 of No 103 Sqn, which probably came down in the Mediterranean off Corsica en-route to Italy with 19 female passengers (2 nurse and 17 ATS personnel).  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

TAYLOR, GEOFFREY  (189687); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA278 of No 103 Sqn, which probably came down in the Mediterranean off Corsica en-route to Italy with 19 female passengers (2 nurse and 17 ATS personnel).  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

WHYMARK, JOHN PERCY DSO, DFC (53481); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA278 of No 103 Sqn, which probably came down in the Mediterranean off Corsica en-route to Italy with 19 female passengers (2 nurse and 17 ATS personnel).  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

LYONS, FREDERICK  (1455760); age 37 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 320 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

04-Oct

GOODMAN, RONALD THOMAS  (1145638); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 6227 BD Flt at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery

04-Oct

REGAN, JOHN MICHAEL  (1204299); age 31 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died from advanced bilateral pulmonary in the RAF Hospital, Kirkham.  He is buried in Hull Eastern Cemetery.

04-Oct

SANDERS, ERNEST  (1672577); age 36 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 Oldham.  He is buried in Oldham (Greenacres) Cemetery

04-Oct

BOWEN, DAVID JOHN  (1141964); 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 Pontypridd.  He is buried in Aberdare Cemetery, Glamorganshire

05-Oct

GOULD, KENNETH CHARLES  (1892707); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 145 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

05-Oct

KAPUSCINSKI, Weadyslaw (P.784170); age 34 PAF

Sgt

He was serving with No 307 when he died in Hospital in Norfolk.  He is buried in New Hunstanton Cemetery

05-Oct

BROZ, ANTONIN  (787720); age 31 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG867 of No 311 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Blackbushe after a fire broke out in one of the engines.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

05-Oct

KUDLACEK, JAROSLAV  (198261); age 25 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG867 of No 311 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Blackbushe after a fire broke out in one of the engines.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

05-Oct

RYBNICEK, KAREL  (198140); age 26 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG867 of No 311 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Blackbushe after a fire broke out in one of the engines.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

05-Oct

SEDLAK, ZDENEK  (787650); age 33 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG867 of No 311 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Blackbushe after a fire broke out in one of the engines.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

05-Oct

VAVERKA, BOHUMIL  (169620); age 30 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KG867 of No 311 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Blackbushe after a fire broke out in one of the engines.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

05-Oct

ANSTEY, REGINALD JAMES  (1205529); age 33 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 5006 (Airfield Construction) Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Munster Heath War Cemetery

05-Oct

HAWKEY, LESLIE ALEXANDER TERRENCE  (153742); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 9 PTC at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

05-Oct

AMBROSE, HAROLD  (1059824); age 36 RAFVR

Sgt

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

05-Oct

ABBOTT, CYRIL CHARLES  (930487); age 37 RAFVR

LAC

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

05-Oct

HEATLEY, FREDERICK SIDNEY  (1255574); age 25 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 Melton Mowbray.  He is buried in or was cremated at Islington Cemetery and Crematorium

05-Oct

HADWIN, GLADYS EDITH  (2003500); age 26 WAAF

ACW2

She was serving in the UK and died at Meathop Sanatorium, Grange-Over-Sands from TB.  She is buried in Whitehaven Cemetery.

06-Oct

BROUGHTON, ROWLAND  (1021053); age 31 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW236 of No 99 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on its return from dropping supplies to POWs in the Netherlands East Indies.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

06-Oct

BURNS, JAMES CONWAY  (190022); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW236 of No 99 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on its return from dropping supplies to POWs in the Netherlands East Indies.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

06-Oct

DREW, LESLIE SAMUEL  (182355); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW236 of No 99 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on its return from dropping supplies to POWs in the Netherlands East Indies.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

06-Oct

EGLEN, RAYMOND  (1594256); age 30 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW236 of No 99 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on its return from dropping supplies to POWs in the Netherlands East Indies.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

06-Oct

TOPPLE, JOHN EDWARD  (1874884); age 21 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW236 of No 99 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on its return from dropping supplies to POWs in the Netherlands East Indies.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

06-Oct

WARD, WILLIAM HENRY CARLISLE  (2205873); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW236 of No 99 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on its return from dropping supplies to POWs in the Netherlands East Indies.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

06-Oct

WEBB, PETER  (1523895); age 21 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW236 of No 99 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on its return from dropping supplies to POWs in the Netherlands East Indies.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

06-Oct

WORTHINGTON, ARTHUR TATTERSALL  (1600279); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW236 of No 99 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on its return from dropping supplies to POWs in the Netherlands East Indies.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

06-Oct

MacKENZIE, NORMAN WILLIAM MUNRO  (1672269); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KK123 of No 233 Sqn, which suffered an engine failure over the DZ during a supply drop and was unable to climb out of the valley and crashed.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

06-Oct

MOULDER, JACK GEORGE  (119807); age 33 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KK123 of No 233 Sqn, which suffered an engine failure over the DZ during a supply drop and was unable to climb out of the valley and crashed.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

06-Oct

SACH, CYRIL JAMES  (165390); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KK123 of No 233 Sqn, which suffered an engine failure over the DZ during a supply drop and was unable to climb out of the valley and crashed.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

06-Oct

MOUAT, DUNCAN  (1597461); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 357 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

06-Oct

BENYON, JOSEPH MICHAEL  (164515); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH258 of No 358 Sqn, which crashed out of control shortly after taking off from Jessore following engine problems.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

06-Oct

PAGE, ARTHUR GEORGE  (164870); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH258 of No 358 Sqn, which crashed out of control shortly after taking off from Jessore following engine problems.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

06-Oct

PETHICK, HOWARD WOODS  (1673235); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH258 of No 358 Sqn, which crashed out of control shortly after taking off from Jessore following engine problems.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

06-Oct

WHITE, EDWARD MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER  (1896041); age 19 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH258 of No 358 Sqn, which crashed out of control shortly after taking off from Jessore following engine problems.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

06-Oct

WILLIAMS, THOMAS OWEN  (1896298); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KH258 of No 358 Sqn, which crashed out of control shortly after taking off from Jessore following engine problems.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

06-Oct

LAMB, JOHN DOUGLAS  (1022141); age 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF136 of No 550 Sqn, which crashed on a three engined overshoot at Pomigliano following an engine failure on take off.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

06-Oct

LEITCH, ANDREW  (1556919); age 33 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF136 of No 550 Sqn, which crashed on a three engined overshoot at Pomigliano following an engine failure on take off.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

06-Oct

MITCHELL, JACK JOSEPH  (1552172); age 32 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF136 of No 550 Sqn, which crashed on a three engined overshoot at Pomigliano following an engine failure on take off.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

06-Oct

MURLESS, AURELIUS GODFREY  (1611653); age 42 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RF136 of No 550 Sqn, which crashed on a three engined overshoot at Pomigliano following an engine failure on take off.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

06-Oct

MURRAY, GEORGE EDWARD  (1115386); age 33 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 75 ASR Attached? at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

06-Oct

SPEARS, GEORGE EDWARD  (1309822); age 32 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 31 Embarkation Unit and was died from injuries sustained in the Bourne End rail crash, his death being registered in Berkhamsted.  He is buried in Bandon Hill Cemetery.

06-Oct

SIM, ANDREW  (139348); age 29 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 Rushden Cemetery

06-Oct

REDMOND, ELIZABETH CHRISTINA  (445773); age 20 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 Kensington.  She is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

06-Oct

HARRIS, WILLIAM CECIL  (1093526); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK died as the result of a fractured skull, which he sustained in a road traffic accident on the Prestwick to Monkton road.  He is buried in Gortlee Church of Ireland Cemetery.

07-Oct

McWILLIAMS, JOSEPH  (632181); age 27 RAF

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ668 of No 299 Sqn, which struck the ground and burst into flames whilst attempting to make an emergency night landing at Rennes in poor weather due to a shortage of fuel.  He is buried in Rennes Eastern Communal Cemetery

07-Oct

SIMCOCK, JOHN ERNEST  (629022); age 24 RAF

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ668 of No 299 Sqn, which struck the ground and burst into flames whilst attempting to make an emergency night landing at Rennes in poor weather due to a shortage of fuel.  He is buried in Rennes Eastern Communal Cemetery

07-Oct

TIMMS, JOHN EDWARD  (624946); age 30 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ668 of No 299 Sqn, which struck the ground and burst into flames whilst attempting to make an emergency night landing at Rennes in poor weather due to a shortage of fuel.  He is buried in Rennes Eastern Communal Cemetery

07-Oct

WORDSWORTH, SIDNEY GEORGE  (533639); age 29 RAF

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ668 of No 299 Sqn, which struck the ground and burst into flames whilst attempting to make an emergency night landing at Rennes in poor weather due to a shortage of fuel.  He is buried in Rennes Eastern Communal Cemetery

07-Oct

DILLON, CHARLES THOMAS  (190476); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ668 of No 299 Sqn, which struck the ground and burst into flames whilst attempting to make an emergency night landing at Rennes in poor weather due to a shortage of fuel.  He is buried in Rennes Eastern Communal Cemetery

07-Oct

GOULDING, HARRY RONALD  (1765073); age 21 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ668 of No 299 Sqn, which struck the ground and burst into flames whilst attempting to make an emergency night landing at Rennes in poor weather due to a shortage of fuel.  He is buried in Rennes Eastern Communal Cemetery

07-Oct

GRIFFITHS, ALAN  (1455455); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ668 of No 299 Sqn, which struck the ground and burst into flames whilst attempting to make an emergency night landing at Rennes in poor weather due to a shortage of fuel.  He is buried in Rennes Eastern Communal Cemetery

07-Oct

LAST, VICTOR GERALD  (1890278); age 20 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ668 of No 299 Sqn, which struck the ground and burst into flames whilst attempting to make an emergency night landing at Rennes in poor weather due to a shortage of fuel.  He is buried in Rennes Eastern Communal Cemetery

07-Oct

LEE, DONALD WILLIAM  (145094); age 26 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ668 of No 299 Sqn, which struck the ground and burst into flames whilst attempting to make an emergency night landing at Rennes in poor weather due to a shortage of fuel.  He is buried in Rennes Eastern Communal Cemetery

07-Oct

MALTBY, EDWARD VERNON  (1180643); age 32 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ668 of No 299 Sqn, which struck the ground and burst into flames whilst attempting to make an emergency night landing at Rennes in poor weather due to a shortage of fuel.  He is buried in Rennes Eastern Communal Cemetery

07-Oct

PETHER, ERIC ANTONY  (1314666); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ668 of No 299 Sqn, which struck the ground and burst into flames whilst attempting to make an emergency night landing at Rennes in poor weather due to a shortage of fuel.  He is buried in Rennes Eastern Communal Cemetery

07-Oct

WAREHAM, DONALD  (1607715); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ668 of No 299 Sqn, which struck the ground and burst into flames whilst attempting to make an emergency night landing at Rennes in poor weather due to a shortage of fuel.  He is buried in Rennes Eastern Communal Cemetery

07-Oct

MALTBY, AGNES AITCHISON  (470020); age 23 WAAF

LACW

She was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ668 of No 299 Sqn, which struck the ground and burst into flames whilst attempting to make an emergency night landing at Rennes in poor weather due to a shortage of fuel.  She is buried in Rennes Eastern Communal Cemetery

07-Oct

TIMMS, HILDA VICTORIA  (883422); age 30 WAAF

Sgt

She was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ668 of No 299 Sqn, which struck the ground and burst into flames whilst attempting to make an emergency night landing at Rennes in poor weather due to a shortage of fuel.  She is buried in Rennes Eastern Communal Cemetery

07-Oct

GILLON, WILLIAM CAMPBELL  (1372595); age 25 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2946 Sqn RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

07-Oct

RILEY, DENNIS EDWARD  (1437315); age 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 227 Grp at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

07-Oct

STEPHENS, JOHN COLLYFORD  (1875596); age 20 RAFVR

LAC

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

07-Oct

OTT, WILLIAM JOSEPH  (1258936); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

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

08-Oct

BETTS, ALFRED FRANCIS  (1868236); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG304 of No 166 Sqn, which dived into the ground during a three engined overshoot at Kirmington.  He is buried in Stourbridge Cemetery

08-Oct

LINTOTT, HERBERT JOHN  (1444528); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG304 of No 166 Sqn, which dived into the ground during a three engined overshoot at Kirmington.  He is buried in Watford Cemetery

08-Oct

MAIDEN, ROYDEN CHARLES  (2209740); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG304 of No 166 Sqn, which dived into the ground during a three engined overshoot at Kirmington.  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery

08-Oct

McCLEMONT, PATRICK DOUGLAS  (1584122); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG304 of No 166 Sqn, which dived into the ground during a three engined overshoot at Kirmington.  He is buried in Derby (Uttoxeter Road) Cemetery

08-Oct

SELIGMANN, EDOUARD ZADOC  (1685867); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG304 of No 166 Sqn, which dived into the ground during a three engined overshoot at Kirmington.  He is buried in Golders Green Jewish Cemetery

08-Oct

YOUNGMAN, PETER WILLIAM  (1615004); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG304 of No 166 Sqn, which dived into the ground during a three engined overshoot at Kirmington.  He is buried in North Walsham New Cemetery

08-Oct

LAMONT, IAN  (182728); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Meteor III, EE302 of No 245 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Frome in Somerset.  He is buried in Kirkapol Burial Ground

08-Oct

COCHRAN, BETTY HELEN STEWART  (3686); age 30 WAAF

Flt Off

She was serving at RAF Delhi at the time of her death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  She is buried in Kandy War Cemetery

08-Oct

BACCHUS, HEATHER  (2031304); age 21 WAAF

ACW1

She was serving in the RAF Wheaton Aston at the time of her death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  She is buried in Donnington (St Cuthbert) Churchyard.

08-Oct

LAMB, KENNETH RICHARD  (1437314); 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 Surrey M E.  He is buried in Woolwich Cemetery

08-Oct

ATKINS, JACK  (1185673); age 25 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 Wandsworth.  He is buried in Castor (St Kyneburga) Churchyard

08-Oct

MAYES, EDGAR  (1384442); 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 West Ham.  He is buried in West Ham Cemetery

09-Oct

GOUGH-CALTHORPE, RONALD ARTHUR SOMERSET  (15087); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, HB867 of No 64 Sqn, which dived into the ground from 15,000-20,000ft near Blythborough in Suffolk during a practice interception.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

09-Oct

COPE, GEOFFREY THOMAS PETER  (1611470); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 248 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

09-Oct

TOMLINSON, FRANK  (187064); age 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, PZ806 of No 521 Sqn, which crashed out of control near Langham after hitting a HT pole during a meteorological recce flight.  He is buried in Aireborough (Guiseley) Cemetery

09-Oct

ALEXANDER, RONALD ALEC  (1851215); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ622 of No 1665 HCU, which stalled and crashed into house at Tockwith near York during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Colbury (Christ Church) Churchyard

09-Oct

BONASS, ALBERT EDWARD  (1898979); age 34 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ622 of No 1665 HCU, which stalled and crashed into house at Tockwith near York during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

09-Oct

BUNTING, SYDNEY HAROLD  (172231); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ622 of No 1665 HCU, which stalled and crashed into house at Tockwith near York during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Faversham Borough Cemetery

09-Oct

CANTLE-JONES, JOHN  (184201); age 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ622 of No 1665 HCU, which stalled and crashed into house at Tockwith near York during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

09-Oct

GRIFFITHS, HERBERT KENNETH  (164899); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ622 of No 1665 HCU, which stalled and crashed into house at Tockwith near York during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Southgate Cemetery

09-Oct

VIALL, RAYMOND VICTOR  (1629417); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ622 of No 1665 HCU, which stalled and crashed into house at Tockwith near York during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Bexley (St Mary) Church Cemetery

09-Oct

MARTINDALE, THOMAS ARTHUR  (856147); age 36 AuxAF

AC1

He had been serving at RAF Sembawang when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died shortly after being released from Japanese captivity in Sumatra, probably in Singapore.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

09-Oct

HUGHES, RODERICK CHARLES  (565790); age 29 RAF

Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died from injuries sustained in the Bourne End rail crash.  He is buried in Tobermory Cemetery, Kilninian and Kilmore, Isle of Mull.

10-Oct

PULLAN, KENNETH ROBERT  (180201); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, EJ595 of No 174 Sqn, which he abandoned after control was lost during a series of aerobatics but he was too low for his parachute to deploy fully.  He is buried in Celle War Cemetery

10-Oct

WALKER, CHARLES MERVYN  (648591); age 23 RAF

Cpl

He was serving with No 3209 at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

10-Oct

BEVAN, DAVID CHARLES  (1263728); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 113 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

10-Oct

GERRISH, KENNETH HERBERT  (1313236); age 25 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 902 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

10-Oct

ASHBEE, GORDON SPENCER  (1651610); age 38 RAFVR

LAC

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

10-Oct

McAULAY, ROBERT  (1018027); age 32 RAFVR

LAC

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

11-Oct

BLEVINS, R J  (J/11762); age 31 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG433 of No 436 Sqn, which struck the ground short of the runway during the approach to land at Down Ampney in poor weather conditions.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

11-Oct

HOPKINS, WILLIAM ESSEX  (J/15012); age 27 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG433 of No 436 Sqn, which struck the ground short of the runway during the approach to land at Down Ampney in poor weather conditions.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

11-Oct

FOSTER, ERIC KENNETH  (905488); age 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 1 Base Area at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

11-Oct

JACKSON, JAMES CHARLES  (196031); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, RD722 of No 5 FU, which flicked onto its back and spun into the ground near Ahmadabad.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery

11-Oct

PRATT, ROBERT EDGAR  (151673); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, RD722 of No 5 FU, which flicked onto its back and spun into the ground near Ahmadabad.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery

11-Oct

CHEERS, ALFRED EDWARD  (1526061); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was serving with No 72 SP at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

11-Oct

DICKS, SIMON SYDNEY  (1396241); age 22 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Swordfish III, NF333 of the ATDU, which collided with a Beaufighter of the same unit over the torpedo ranges off Gosport.  He is buried in Brighton and Hove Jewish Cemetery

11-Oct

HOWES, HERBERT  (1629374); age 47 RAFVR

LAC

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

11-Oct

MEAD, WILLIAM HENRY  (1506540); 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 Basingstoke.  He is buried in Esher (Cobham) Cemetery

11-Oct

HEATH, WILLIAM CHARLES EDWARD  (1870917); age 33 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK and died at the Berkshire and Buckinghamshire Sanatorium, Henley-on-Thames.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Oct

PEGLER, WILLIAM CHARLES  (1415755); 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 Pontypridd.  He is buried in Rhondda (Treorchy) Cemetery

12-Oct

LEWIS, FREDERICK ERNEST (FRED)  (52239); age 23 RAF

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 82 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

12-Oct

MULLEN, ARTHUR  (1526778); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 243 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Camden War Cemetery

12-Oct

NEUFELD, EDWARD HENRY  (J/49277); age 19 RCAF

Fg Off

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Dakota III, KG433 of No 436 Sqn on 11 October 1945, which struck the ground short of the runway during the approach to land at Down Ampney in poor weather conditions.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

12-Oct

LAWSON, ROBERT  (627703); age 24 RAF

Cpl

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

12-Oct

BONE, DAVID THOMAS DFC, DFM (171664); age 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving in the UK and died at home, cause currently unknown.  His death is registered in Brentford.  He is buried in Greenford Park Cemetery.

12-Oct

STADDON, HAROLD JAMES  (1809655); age 21 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 Ketton.  He is buried in Halton (St Michael) Churchyard

12-Oct

CROZIER, JOHN WILSON  (1075400); age 40 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the UK and was found drowned at Gott Bay Pier, Tiree.  He is buried in Sunderland (Ryhope Road) Cemetery.

12-Oct

KEDDIE, JESSIE MARSHAL  (2040715); age 22 WAAF

LACW

She was serving in the UK and died at at the Orthopaedic Hospital, Stonehouse from Leukaemia.  She is buried in Stonehouse Cemetery.

12-Oct

KIRK, ALFRED CHARLES  (930691); age 29 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Witney.  He is buried in City of London and Tower Hamlets Cemetery

13-Oct

RIVAZ, RICHARD CHARLES  (78999); age 37 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL595 of No 206 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames on failed to achieve take off speed as it took off from Melsbroek .  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

13-Oct

ALDERTON, HARRY THOMAS WALTER  (196153); age 33 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL595 of No 206 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames on failed to achieve take off speed as it took off from Melsbroek .  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

13-Oct

CONNOR, BERNARD  (153904); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL595 of No 206 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames on failed to achieve take off speed as it took off from Melsbroek .  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

13-Oct

FRECKLETON, JOHN DOLPHIN  (154708); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL595 of No 206 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames on failed to achieve take off speed as it took off from Melsbroek .  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

13-Oct

GREEN, PETER  (132597); age 26 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL595 of No 206 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames on failed to achieve take off speed as it took off from Melsbroek .  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

13-Oct

NIGHTALL, DENNIS GEORGE  (1869611); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KL595 of No 206 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames on failed to achieve take off speed as it took off from Melsbroek .  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

13-Oct

HARRISON, ROBERT ROY  (J/25864); age Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Dakota III, KG433 of No 436 Sqn on 11 October 1945, which struck the ground short of the runway during the approach to land at Down Ampney in poor weather conditions.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

13-Oct

SETH-SMITH, JOHN GARDEN  (47545); age 28 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Firefly I, PP417 of Fairey Ltd, which lost its tail when the hood broke away during a test flight, the aircraft crashing at Barnes in London.  He is buried in Wickham Bishops (St Bartholomew) Churchyard

13-Oct

BOOTH, EDGAR CLARK  (1043525); age 39 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 Chesterfield.  He is buried in Hyde Borough Cemetery

13-Oct

MATTINSON, ANTHONY  (2213724); age 21 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 Knaresborough.  He is buried in Dent (St Andrew) Churchyard

13-Oct

MORRISON, KENNETH  (1049371); 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 Newcastle upon Tyne.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (St John's Westgate and Elswick) Cemetery

13-Oct

WISE, WILLIAM CECIL  (1682106); age 22 RAFVR

AC1

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

13-Oct

HUME, HUGH  (1554179); age 41 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the UK, and died in Bangour Village Hospital at Broxburn from Pulmonary Tuberculosis.  He is buried in Dunbar Cemetery.

14-Oct

WILSON, HAROLD OLIVER  (112809); age 38 RAFVR

Flt Lt

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

14-Oct

MILLER, SYDNEY FRANK  (1251284); age 30 RAFVR

Cpl

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

14-Oct

McNEILL, DAVID  (1568578); age 21 RAFVR

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 Gloucester R.  He is buried in Tranent New Cemetery

14-Oct

HENDERSON, JOYCE  (440457); age 22 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 New Forest.  She is buried in Eling (St Mary) Churchyard Extension

14-Oct

ROBERTSON, HUGH  (1119945); age 37 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the UK and died in Belvidere Hospital, Shettleston, Glasgow from Tubercular Meningitis.  He is buried in Grangemouth (Grandsable) Cemetery.

15-Oct

CLARKE, GORDON DENNIS  (1582710); age 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland V, MJ277 of No 230 Sqn, which flew into a jungle covered hilltop shortly after taking off from Singapore, it was flying below the safety height for the weather conditions.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

COX, THOMAS GEORGE HENRY  (1385145); age 25 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland V, MJ277 of No 230 Sqn, which flew into a jungle covered hilltop shortly after taking off from Singapore, it was flying below the safety height for the weather conditions.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

15-Oct

DAVIES, DAVID MAXWELL  (1578994); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland V, MJ277 of No 230 Sqn, which flew into a jungle covered hilltop shortly after taking off from Singapore, it was flying below the safety height for the weather conditions.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

15-Oct

GREEN, CHARLES ALFRED  (1504043); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland V, MJ277 of No 230 Sqn, which flew into a jungle covered hilltop shortly after taking off from Singapore, it was flying below the safety height for the weather conditions.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

15-Oct

HAWTHORNE, FRANCIS  (1567656); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland V, MJ277 of No 230 Sqn, which flew into a jungle covered hilltop shortly after taking off from Singapore, it was flying below the safety height for the weather conditions.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

15-Oct

LEVY-HAARSCHER, RICHARD SIMON  (127181); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland V, MJ277 of No 230 Sqn, which flew into a jungle covered hilltop shortly after taking off from Singapore, it was flying below the safety height for the weather conditions.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

15-Oct

REILLY, JAMES JOSEPH  (907049); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland V, MJ277 of No 230 Sqn, which flew into a jungle covered hilltop shortly after taking off from Singapore, it was flying below the safety height for the weather conditions.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

15-Oct

BARYGA, Jan (P.794889); age 33 PAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS999  of No 305 Sqn, which came down into North Sea off Schouwen in the Netherlands.  He is buried in No Known Grave - Crashed in North Sea off Dutch Coast

15-Oct

LIFSZYC, Rubin (P.706077); age 25 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS999  of No 305 Sqn, which came down into North Sea off Schouwen in the Netherlands.  He is buried in No Known Grave - Crashed in North Sea off Dutch Coast

15-Oct

SWIECICKI, Stanislaw (P.706191); age 26 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, KN516  of No 309 Sqn, which broke up in the air over the Dengie Flats range in Essex, he either baled out or was thrown clear but did not survive.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

15-Oct

CADLE, PHILIP GEORGE  (118678); age 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 2945 Sqn RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

15-Oct

VINSON, DEREK GEORGE  (1498087); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 165 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

15-Oct

SMITH, WILLIAM PULLAN  (626063); age 26 RAF

LAC

He was serving with No 308 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

15-Oct

McGUIRE, THOMAS WILLIAM  (1286620); age 33 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 308 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

15-Oct

GHARIB ABDULLA  (975); age Unknown IL

Cpl

He was serving with IL at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Habbaniya Memorial

15-Oct

DIXON, HERBERT  (922780); age 30 RAFVR

Cpl

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

15-Oct

BEDWELL, ARTHUR EDWARD  (1392547); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, PH480 of the RMF TU, which flew into the sea off Aberystwyth whilst carrying out a series of trials with a radio altimeter.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

COTTER, DANIEL JOSEPH  (183805); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, PH480 of the RMF TU, which flew into the sea off Aberystwyth whilst carrying out a series of trials with a radio altimeter.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

MOORE, EDWARD  (1698314); age 21 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, PH480 of the RMF TU, which flew into the sea off Aberystwyth whilst carrying out a series of trials with a radio altimeter.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Oct

ELLISON, JOAN  (2081186); 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 Manchester.  She is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery

15-Oct

SAVOIE, ALYRE  (R/126096); age 24 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 Newcastle upon Tyne.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

15-Oct

BELL, THOMAS LEARMONTH  (1373184); age 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died at The Annexe, Bangour Hospital, Broxburn, of Pulmonary Tuberculosis, from which he had suffered for two years.  He is buried in Prestonpans New Cemetery.

15-Oct

BRADLEY, HUGH HUTCHINSON  (167767); 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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Carnmoney Cemetery

15-Oct

VOICE, GEORGE WILLIAM BEM (505110); age 39 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 Surrey S W.  He is buried in Ash Cemetery

15-Oct

LEIGH, AMY  (2079282); age 21 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 West Glamorgan.  She is buried in Killay (St Hilary of Poictiers) Churchyard

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