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Casualties - 1 - 16 November 1945


01-Nov

HOPWOOD, LEWIS  (1125666); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was serving with No 99 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

01-Nov

SIMMONS, FREDERICK VICTOR  (974060); age 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 99 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

01-Nov

McARTHUR, HARRY GLENNIE  (1573572); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, TD359 of No 122 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing at Wick following an engine failure.  The aircraft hit a brick gatepost and he was crushed by the fuselage fuel tank moving forward.  He is buried in Holytown Cemetery

01-Nov

COATES, DAVID HARRISON  (1232103); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2943 Sqn RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

01-Nov

MANSFIELD, HENRY FREDERICK  (3009085); age 20 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving with No 7099 SE at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

01-Nov

REAKES, THOMAS BLOOMFIELD  (1410910); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 7099 SE at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

01-Nov

VENN, FRANCIS ALBERT  (1665081); age 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 7099 SE at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

01-Nov

HOLDEN, PATRICIA CORA  (423634); age 24 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 Bridgend.  She is buried in Richmond Cemetery, Surrey

01-Nov

NICHOLS, ALFRED EDWARD  (540396); age 28 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 Hitchin.  He is buried in Bishop's Hatfield (St Luke) Churchyard

01-Nov

KNOWLER, FREDERICK JOHN  (13204); age 51 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 Cirencester Cemetery

02-Nov

REID, JAMES N.  (859703); age 36 AuxAF

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 Bristol.  He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery

02-Nov

POWELL, BERTRAM ERNEST  (934521); 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 Colchester.  He is buried in Colchester Cemetery

02-Nov

GARLICK, JAMES THOMAS  (1505037); age 38 RAFVR

LAC

He was attached to No 1 PHU and died in Ward 2 of the RAF Hospital at Kirkham from retro peritoneal sarcoma.  He is buried in Freckleton (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

02-Nov

FISK, DENNIS JEFFERY  (1873387); 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 Ipswich.  He is buried in Ipswich Cemetery

02-Nov

HODKIN, JACK  (1698333); 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.  His death is registered in Saddleworth.  He is buried in Oldham (Chadderton) Cemetery

03-Nov

BLAIR, DAVID  (1341239); age 39 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 108 RSU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

03-Nov

CROSLAND, BRYAN  (108534); age 34 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was serving with No 2 OATS at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

03-Nov

THOMPSON, REGINALD CHARLES  (1238233); age 22 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving with No 5258 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Hong Kong Cemetery

03-Nov

DODDS, RICHARD DENIS  (108922); age 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He had been serving at RAF Kallang when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died on board a ship in the Red Sea whilst returning to the UK after being released from Japanese captivity.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Nov

FENDLEN, MICHAEL EDWARD  (1351379); age 45 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 Newton.  He is buried in Radcliffe Cemetery

04-Nov

BLANKSTEIN, M L M  (162403); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR189 of No 107 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Bourg Leopold whilst carrying out unauthorised aerobatics.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

04-Nov

CALDWELL, DONALD F.  (J/11098); age 32 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 168 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Munster Heath War Cemetery

04-Nov

COMER, DENNIS HENRY  (1408823); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 6223 BD Flt and died from injuries sustained on 29 Oct 1945 following an explosion of Luftwaffe ordnance during its off-loading into a crater for demolition.  He is buried in Tilburg (Gilzerbaan) General Cemetery.

04-Nov

TURNER, GEORGE ROBERT  (1015264); age 28 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 Sheffield.  He is buried in Sheffield (Intake Village) Cemetery

04-Nov

HEAVER, ALFRED HENRY  (1287397); age 34 RAFVR

LAC

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

04-Nov

JONES, CYRIL WYNN  (1760308); 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 Witney.  He is buried in Rhosllannerchrugog Cemetery

05-Nov

ANTOSZCZYSZYN, Michal (P.703020); age  PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD383 BH-Z of No 300 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Corsica during a flight from Italy to England, cause unknown.  He is buried in No Known Grave

05-Nov

NOWAK, Bernard (P.794948); age 28 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD383 BH-Z of No 300 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Corsica during a flight from Italy to England, cause unknown.  

05-Nov

PIETRZAK, Zdzislaw  (P.706646); age 20 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD383 BH-Z of No 300 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Corsica during a flight from Italy to England, cause unknown.  

05-Nov

SKIBINSKI, Piotr (P.793281); age 24 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD383 BH-Z of No 300 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Corsica during a flight from Italy to England, cause unknown.  He is buried in No Known Grave - Believed aircraft lost off Corsica / Bay of Biscay

05-Nov

SZUMSKI, Wladyslaw (P.704962); age 24 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD383 BH-Z of No 300 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Corsica during a flight from Italy to England, cause unknown.  

05-Nov

WARCHOLEK, Bronislaw (P.704745); age 26 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD383 BH-Z of No 300 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Corsica during a flight from Italy to England, cause unknown.  

05-Nov

LONG, MERVYN CYRIL STEWARD  (50943); age 23 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD383 BH-Z of No 300 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Corsica during a flight from Italy to England, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

05-Nov

WILLIAMS, ALFRED  (549505); age 25 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD383 BH-Z of No 300 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Corsica during a flight from Italy to England, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

05-Nov

ARMSTRONG, MICHAEL FRANCIS  (1571899); age 37 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD383 BH-Z of No 300 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Corsica during a flight from Italy to England, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

05-Nov

BEARD, HAROLD  (1398508); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD383 BH-Z of No 300 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Corsica during a flight from Italy to England, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

05-Nov

BELL, ANDREW  (1785099); age 28 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD383 BH-Z of No 300 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Corsica during a flight from Italy to England, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

05-Nov

DUNNING, ROBERT VICTOR  (1014148); age 31 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD383 BH-Z of No 300 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Corsica during a flight from Italy to England, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

05-Nov

FINCH, LESLIE WILLIAM  (1255107); age 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD383 BH-Z of No 300 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Corsica during a flight from Italy to England, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

05-Nov

GOTTHEIMER, SIDNEY WALTER  (1291116); age 30 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD383 BH-Z of No 300 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Corsica during a flight from Italy to England, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

05-Nov

HAMPTON, ARTHUR OLIVER  (1466367); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD383 BH-Z of No 300 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Corsica during a flight from Italy to England, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

05-Nov

HEWLETT, ERNEST GEORGE  (1644684); age 41 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD383 BH-Z of No 300 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Corsica during a flight from Italy to England, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

05-Nov

JUDE, WILLIAM  (1071061); age Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD383 BH-Z of No 300 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Corsica during a flight from Italy to England, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

05-Nov

MALLEY, WILLIAM EDWARD  (993015); age 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD383 BH-Z of No 300 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Corsica during a flight from Italy to England, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

05-Nov

McALLISTER, WILLIAM  (1105130); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD383 BH-Z of No 300 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Corsica during a flight from Italy to England, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

05-Nov

MILLS, JAMES  (948530); age 23 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD383 BH-Z of No 300 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Corsica during a flight from Italy to England, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

05-Nov

ROBERTS, WILLIAM STANLEY  (2212174); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD383 BH-Z of No 300 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Corsica during a flight from Italy to England, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

05-Nov

SHIPLEY, ROY  (1451546); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD383 BH-Z of No 300 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Corsica during a flight from Italy to England, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

05-Nov

SMITH, CHARLES GEORGE  (1524505); age 40 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD383 BH-Z of No 300 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Corsica during a flight from Italy to England, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

05-Nov

WILKINSON, FRIEND WELBOURNE  (1619589); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD383 BH-Z of No 300 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Corsica during a flight from Italy to England, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

05-Nov

WILLMAN, ROBERT HOLME  (1686870); age 17 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD383 BH-Z of No 300 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Corsica during a flight from Italy to England, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

05-Nov

YOUNG, REGINALD CHARLES FRANK  (1276272); age 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD383 BH-Z of No 300 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Corsica during a flight from Italy to England, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

05-Nov

CONLEY, WALTER FRED  (J/95141); age 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA571 of No 429 Sqn, which flew into high ground above Ilkley as it descended through cloud in poor weather.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Nov

ELLIS, WILLIAM JOHN  (R/153918); age 30 RCAF

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA571 of No 429 Sqn, which flew into high ground above Ilkley as it descended through cloud in poor weather.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Nov

LANG, WALLACE EWING  (J/43946); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA571 of No 429 Sqn, which flew into high ground above Ilkley as it descended through cloud in poor weather.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Nov

STINSON, ARNOLD EMERSON  (R/272834); age 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA571 of No 429 Sqn, which flew into high ground above Ilkley as it descended through cloud in poor weather.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Nov

DUNSZA, Edward Ryszard (P.784882); age 46 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 16 (P) SFTS when he died of heart attack.  He is buried in Newark-Upon-Trent Cemetery

05-Nov

HUNT, GEORGE EDWARD  (1275688); 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

05-Nov

BOWDEN, JAMES ERIC  (197481); age 24 RAFVR

Plt Off

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

05-Nov

HIGGINBOTHAM, EUGENE DOUGLAS  (1627052); age 38 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.  He is buried in Ledbury Cemetery

05-Nov

O'ROURKE, PATRICK JERRY  (1254281); age 30 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the UK and died at the Leopardstown Park Hospital, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Little Bray (St Peter's) Catholic Cemetery.

05-Nov

THOMAS, ISLWYN  (1283921); age 27 RAFVR

WO

He was serving at RAF Wigtown when he was knocked down by a light engine travelling from Whitburn to Newton Stewart, whilst walking along a railway line back to his billet.  He is buried in Tyncoed Congregational Chapelyard.

05-Nov

STEWART, CAROLINE SNODGRASS ALLAN  (2150737); age 19 WAAF

ACW2

She was serving at RAF Wigtown when she was knocked down by a light engine travelling from Whitburn to Newton Stewart, whilst walking along a railway line back to her billet.  She is buried in Dunblane Cemetery.

05-Nov

SEDDON, ERIC JAMES  (1063237); 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, but possibly occurred in the RAF Hospital at Wroughton, his death being registered in Swindon.  He is buried in Poynton (St George) Churchyard

05-Nov

BARRY, JAMES  (1250753); 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 Willesden.  He is buried in Kensal Green (St Mary's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

05-Nov

DAVIS, F E  (411057); 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 Windsor.  He is buried in Windsor Cemetery, Berkshire

06-Nov

CLUCAS, THOMAS KEAN  (1683573); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB964 of No 621 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a flight from Khormaksar to Wadi Haifa.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

06-Nov

HOLLOWAY, ERIC BASKERVILLE  (1377343); age 34 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB964 of No 621 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a flight from Khormaksar to Wadi Haifa.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

06-Nov

HOULE, JOHN KENNETH  (164738); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB964 of No 621 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a flight from Khormaksar to Wadi Haifa.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

06-Nov

PARKER, JAMES  (950688); age 26 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB964 of No 621 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a flight from Khormaksar to Wadi Haifa.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

06-Nov

PRICE, RAYMOND  (1644248); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB964 of No 621 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a flight from Khormaksar to Wadi Haifa.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

06-Nov

WILSON, JOHN WILLIAM  (1683541); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, NB964 of No 621 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a flight from Khormaksar to Wadi Haifa.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

06-Nov

SNOWDON, ANTHONY CONDOR  (1623438); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, EM332 of No 1 GTS, which struck a tree during a forced landing following an engine failure on take off from Croughton.  He is buried in Hathersage (St Michael) Churchyard

06-Nov

MURPHY, TERENCE JOSEPH  (1136281); age 25 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed when Anson XI, PH584 of the BAFO Comm Wg, which struck him as it landed in poor weather a Wunstorf.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

06-Nov

CLIFFORD, LESLIE  (993423); age 38 RAFVR

AC2

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

06-Nov

FAHEY, NANCY  (2081009); age 25 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 Scotland?.  She is buried in Roscommon (St Coman's) Cemetery

06-Nov

RUST, WILLIAM LEONARD  (1610524); 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 Sheffield.  He is buried in Edmonton Cemetery, Middlesex

06-Nov

OVERFIELD-COLLINS, JOHN EDWARD  (1867496); age 21 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 Thirsk.  He is buried in Beckenham (St George) Churchyard

07-Nov

VICKERS, ROY WILLIAM  (568767); age 26 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB431 of No 279 Sqn, which came down in the English Channel, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Nov

ANDERSON, DAVID  (1825170); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB431 of No 279 Sqn, which came down in the English Channel, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Nov

BLAKE, CHARLES ERIC FERDINAND  (1324410); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB431 of No 279 Sqn, which came down in the English Channel, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Nov

KING, EVELYN EDWARD WILLIAM  (1623602); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB431 of No 279 Sqn, which came down in the English Channel, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Nov

MACLEAN, DONALD CHARLES  (1571094); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB431 of No 279 Sqn, which came down in the English Channel, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Nov

MORTIMER, STANLEY HORACE  (1272181); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB431 of No 279 Sqn, which came down in the English Channel, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Nov

PARMENTER, KENNETH FREDERICK DFM (198205); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB431 of No 279 Sqn, which came down in the English Channel, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Nov

ROBINSON, KENNETH WATSON  (1622318); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB431 of No 279 Sqn, which came down in the English Channel, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Nov

HARE, BRIAN DOMINGO  (1810616); age 20 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard IIA, 7368 (ex EX717) of No 22 AS, which crashed after flying into telephone cables near Reitkuil.  He is buried in Vereeniging Old Town Cemetery

07-Nov

BUCZYNSKI, Stanislaw (P.76644); age 25 PAF

Fg Off

He was serving with Polski Sily Powietrzne, Blackpool when he died in Morpeth Hospital, Northumberland.  He is buried in Morpeth (SS Mary and James) Churchyard

07-Nov

EDWARDS, GEOFFREY ALAN BRYN  (142070); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with the RAF Airborne Control Unit and died or was killed at Sourabya, Java, possibly by Indonesian rebels.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery.

07-Nov

GREENWOOD, JOSEPH THOMAS  (1274826); age 39 RAFVR

Cpl

He had been demobilised from the RAF the previous day but collapsed at the wheel of his bus, and died almost immediately on his first of work.  His death is registered in Ashford.  He was cremated at Charing (Kent County) Crematorium.

07-Nov

AXCELL, NORMAN JOHN STEWART  (1187547); age Unknown 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 Chatham.  He is buried in Gravesend Cemetery

07-Nov

ZAROWNY, EDWARD  (R/142725); age 25 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 Northallerton.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

07-Nov

O'GRADY, LEO  (1135756); 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 Scarborough.  He is buried in Stanley New Cemetery

08-Nov

WATTS, PETER RAYMOND  (1324711); age 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt II, KL259 of No 81 Sqn, which overturned after running off the end of the runway at Kemajoran.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

08-Nov

BROWN, STANLEY  (165036); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN742 of No 102 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Bassingbourn due to the flaps being raised too early.  He is buried in Mirfield (St Mary) Churchyard

08-Nov

LEWIS, RONALD KENNETH  (1600119); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN742 of No 102 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Bassingbourn due to the flaps being raised too early.  He is buried in Portsmouth (Highland Road) Cemetery

08-Nov

MARQUIS, WILLIAM  (198171); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN742 of No 102 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Bassingbourn due to the flaps being raised too early.  He is buried in Hamsterley (St James) Churchyard

08-Nov

MILLER, ALBERT  (1819651); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN742 of No 102 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Bassingbourn due to the flaps being raised too early.  He is buried in Birmingham (Yardley) Cemetery

08-Nov

ROBINSON, EDWARD ARTHUR  (132165); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN742 of No 102 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Bassingbourn due to the flaps being raised too early.  He is buried in Croydon (Queen's Road) Cemetery

08-Nov

McGREGOR, WILLIAM DUNCAN  (173279); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire LF IX, RK806 of No 129 Sqn, which collided with MK848 of the same unit as it landed at Fuhlsbuttel.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

08-Nov

WILBY, GEOFFREY CLEGG  (175132); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 135 Wing and died in an accident at Fassberg but the exact details have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Hannover War Cemetery.

08-Nov

COTTERILL, GEORGE WILLIAM DFC (84664); age 29 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito PR34, RG269 of No 27 MU, which crashed on a single engine undershoot at Hawarden following an engine failure on take off from Shawbury.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

08-Nov

McBREARTY, MILES  (1674100); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 409 RSU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Copenhagen (Bispebjerg) Cemetery

08-Nov

WINDLE, DONALD  (112273); age 39 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 412 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Celle War Cemetery

08-Nov

SIMPSON, DEREK ARNOLD  (932901); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

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

08-Nov

WHALEY, REGINALD JOHN  (161913); age 48 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 was cremated at Leeds (Lawns Wood) Cemetery

08-Nov

CURTIS, ELIZABETH AUDREY  (W/313196); age 28 RCAF

LACW

She was serving in the UK and died in No 24 Canadian General Hospital from tuberculosis and peritonitis.  She is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

09-Nov

PRICE, ALISTER KEITH  (J/36577); age Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was serving with No 416 Sqn and was possibly killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, SM823 of No 33 MU, which crashed at Uetersen airfield.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

09-Nov

BRACKENBURY, NORMAN JAMES  (622722); age 25 RAF

AC1

He had been serving with No 151 MU when he was captured.  Having been released from Japanese captivity in Sumatra, he died, probably in Singapore.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

09-Nov

FORD, FRANCIS GEORGE  (1259118); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick V, PN776 of No 16 FU, which ditched in the Bristol Channel following a double engine failure, probably due to fuel mis-management.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Nov

GALE, ERIC GORDON  (200767); age 27 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick V, PN776 of No 16 FU, which ditched in the Bristol Channel following a double engine failure, probably due to fuel mis-management.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Nov

HUTCHINSON, PAUL WILLIAM LAMY  (1161673); age 25 RAFVR

WO

He was serving with No 16 FU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Skull (or Schull) Graveyard

09-Nov

REID, WILLIAM  (538830); age 30 RAF

Sgt

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

09-Nov

MARKS, ROBERT ALAN AFM (87018); age 29 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Heinkel 162, AM61 of the RAE, which broke up whilst carrying out low level aerobatics during a display for the Army Staff College .  He was cremated at Leicester City (Gilroes) Crematorium

09-Nov

MARTIN, EDWARD KELLY  (2215131); age 23 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the UK and died at 63 Lime Street, Grangemouth, of Bronchopneumonia and a pulmonary embolism.  He is buried in Grangemouth (Grandsable) Cemetery.

09-Nov

SARGEANT, HUBERT WILLIAM  (904288); age 26 RAFVR

Cpl

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

09-Nov

WILLIAMS, ALFRED GEORGE EDWARD  (1197336); age 33 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died at King Edward Hospital, Clewer, Windsor.  He is buried in Gerrards Cross (St James) Churchyard.

10-Nov

OSBORNE, PHILLIP NORMAN  (151968); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, RF948 of No 110 Sqn, which struck a gun position off the end of the runway at Surabaya and crashed, bursting into flames, the passenger, Brig R G Loder-Symonds was also killed.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

10-Nov

DUNCAN, ROBERT (1296523); age 40 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving with No 123 Sqn, 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 East Finchley Cemetery and St Marylebone Crematorium

10-Nov

NORFOLK, OWEN FRANCES HUGH  (1863912); age 21 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving with No 5286 G.M MSU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

10-Nov

JONES, DAVID BRYNMOR  (1278021); age 38 RAFVR

AC1

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

10-Nov

VAN DER HEIJDEN, JOHN PETER MARIA  (200908); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito PR34, RG204 of the RCASU, which broke up following an engine failure during a radar calibration sortie.  He is buried in Ipswich Cemetery

10-Nov

HENRY, ALBERT EDWARD  (1383201); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was serving in the UK and died at 93 Besson Street, New Cross, London whilst on honeymoon, due to natural causes, possibly brought on by injuries sustained in action in 1943.  He is buried in Nunhead (All Saints) Cemetery.

10-Nov

HARLING, HERBERT  (1226115); age 37 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the UK and died at the Royal Herbert Hospital, Greenwich.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

10-Nov

WILDE, GEORGE MARTIN  (1064237); age 30 RAFVR

Cpl

HHe was serving in the UK and was killed in a motoring accident at Royston, Herts.  He is buried in Darlington West Cemetery.

10-Nov

POWELL, RUFUS  (1655040); 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 Oxford.  He is buried in Rhondda (Trealaw) Cemetery

10-Nov

PERRY, DOUGLAS JOHN  (1604919); age 26 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 Ulverston.  He is buried in Walney Island (St Mary) Churchyard

10-Nov

APPLETON, LEONARD  (856575); age 33 AuxAF

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 Warrington.  He is buried in Warrington Cemetery

11-Nov

WILLIAMS, LEWIS RICHARD  (920891); age 34 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving as a Storekeeper at the RAE and died of natural causes at The Royal Victoria Hospital, Netley.  He is buried in Pontypridd (Glyntaff) Cemetery.

11-Nov

FRENCH, WILLIAM  (1905636); age 22 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving with No 32 SP at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

11-Nov

MEEK, GEOFFREY COLIN WILFRED  (1387693); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 7081 SE at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

11-Nov

MASTERS, LEONARD JOHN  (1128519); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

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

11-Nov

HOLDING, EDWARD WILLIAM  (2249486); age 20 RAFVR

AC2

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

11-Nov

RYBCZYNSKI, Tadeusz (P.794539); age 26 PAF

WO

He was serving with the P.S.P. when he was found with a bullet wound in the heart on Westminster Bridge, an inquest passed a verdict of "suicide while the balance of his mind was disturbed".  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

11-Nov

MARTIN, ARCHIE EDWIN  (2215074); age 45 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 York.  He is buried in Leicester (Saffron Hill) Cemetery

12-Nov

FINNETT, PETER AUSTIN DFC (144208); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling V, PJ950 of No 158 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing shortly after take off from Castel Benito following a fire breaking out.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

12-Nov

HILL, ERNEST LEO  (159396); age 27 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling V, PJ950 of No 158 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing shortly after take off from Castel Benito following a fire breaking out.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

12-Nov

HODGES, SIDNEY DFC (174704); age 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling V, PJ950 of No 158 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing shortly after take off from Castel Benito following a fire breaking out.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

12-Nov

KENRICK, FRANK WILLIAM DFC (134497); age 27 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling V, PJ950 of No 158 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing shortly after take off from Castel Benito following a fire breaking out.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

12-Nov

PHILLIPSON, GEORGE FREDERICK DFM (179015); age 35 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling V, PJ950 of No 158 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing shortly after take off from Castel Benito following a fire breaking out.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

12-Nov

SIMPSON, LEONARD DFC (129050); age 34 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling V, PJ950 of No 158 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing shortly after take off from Castel Benito following a fire breaking out.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

12-Nov

WILSON, CLAUD ROBERT  (144288); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling V, PJ950 of No 158 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing shortly after take off from Castel Benito following a fire breaking out.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

12-Nov

BODMAN, HOWARD  (1305239); age 35 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 2863 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained, but possibly occurred in the RAF Hospital at Ely, his death being registered in Ely.  He is buried in Whitchurch (Pantmawr) Cemetery

12-Nov

SPOONER, ROGER LOUIS NORMAN  (1459961); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 33 ASR and died at Horton, near Oslo, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Oslo Western Civil Cemetery.

12-Nov

BAILEY, HAROLD  (1303537); 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 Durham N W.  He is buried in Durham (St Cuthbert) Churchyard

12-Nov

HARE, MOLLY  (2069505); 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 Paddington.  She is buried in West Moors Cemetery

13-Nov

WILD, STANLEY  (1036561); age 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 85 Group, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

13-Nov

JEFFERSON, ALAN GLINN  (150455); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 248 Sqn, and was killed in an accident when the car he was driving collided head on with a bus on the Barnstaple-Braunton road.  He is buried in Plymouth (Weston Mill) Cemetery.

13-Nov

VIRGIN, NORMAN ERNEST HAROLD  (40961); age 25 RAF

Flt Lt

He was possibly serving with No 248 Sqn, and was killed in an accident when the car he was travelling in collided head on with a bus on the Barnstaple-Braunton road.  He is buried in Long Ashton (All Saints) Churchyard.

13-Nov

LOWRY, WILLIAM EDWARD MICHAEL DFC (33193); age 29 RAF

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito PR34, RG184 of No 684 Sqn, which crashed into a mountain side on fire en-route from the Cocos Islands to Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

13-Nov

JONES, GEORGE HAYWARD DFC (152650); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito PR34, RG184 of No 684 Sqn, which crashed into a mountain side on fire en-route from the Cocos Islands to Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

13-Nov

ROWE, DONALD JAMES  (49203); age 23 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito III, RR294 of No 13 OTU, which crashed into a farm house during an attempted single engine overshoot.  He is buried in Hildenborough (St John) Churchyard

13-Nov

GILDER, JACK EDWARD  (122494); age 27 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito III, RR294 of No 13 OTU, which crashed into a farm house during an attempted single engine overshoot.  He is buried in or was cremated at Wandsworth (Putney Vale) Cemetery and Crematorium

13-Nov

LASCELLES, ERNEST BRUCE  (580224); age Unknown RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick I, HG121 of No 6 OTU, which flew into the Moray Firth as it descended through cloud at the end of an operational training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Nov

HAMBLETT, DOUGLAS FREDERICK  (2235457); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick I, HG121 of No 6 OTU, which flew into the Moray Firth as it descended through cloud at the end of an operational training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Nov

O'NEILL, KENNETH  (1435702); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick I, HG121 of No 6 OTU, which flew into the Moray Firth as it descended through cloud at the end of an operational training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Nov

PARSONS, PETER FRANCIS  (181868); age 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick I, HG121 of No 6 OTU, which flew into the Moray Firth as it descended through cloud at the end of an operational training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Nov

URQUHART, FINLAY SIMPSON  (1562178); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick I, HG121 of No 6 OTU, which flew into the Moray Firth as it descended through cloud at the end of an operational training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Nov

MARKS, ERIC JAMES  (1602966); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick I, HG121 of No 6 OTU, which flew into the Moray Firth as it descended through cloud at the end of an operational training flight.  He is buried in North Petherton Cemetery.

13-Nov

HARDING, DONALD GEORGE  (1219439); age 24 RAFVR

AC1

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

13-Nov

LOVELY, VERONICA JOAN  (2030224); 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 Eastbourne.  She was cremated at Brighton (Woodvale) Borough Crematorium

13-Nov

HOPE, ANN GERTRUDE  (2079859); age 36 WAAF

LACW

She was serving with No UK Sqn, at the time of her death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained, but possibly occurred in the RAF Hospital at Ely, her death being registered in Ely.  She is buried in Durham (St Margaret) Churchyard Extension

13-Nov

BOND, CHARLES JAMES  (1288883); 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, but possibly occurred in the RAF Hospital at Wroughton, his death being registered in Swindon.  He is buried in or was cremated at Wandsworth (Putney Vale) Cemetery and Crematorium

14-Nov

WANICKI, Stefan (P.784386); age 49 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 306 when he died in Derby City Hospital.  He is buried in Newark-Upon-Trent Cemetery

14-Nov

APPLETON, DOUGLAS VICTOR  (134068); age 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG598 of No 512 Sqn, which crashed out of control and burst into flames on an overshoot after the flap were raised instead of the undercarriage.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma

14-Nov

BLAIR, CHARLES FORBES  (1823546); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG598 of No 512 Sqn, which crashed out of control and burst into flames on an overshoot after the flap were raised instead of the undercarriage.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma

14-Nov

BOUCHET, CECIL THOMAS TOBIAS  (87524); age 41 RAFVR

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG598 of No 512 Sqn, which crashed out of control and burst into flames on an overshoot after the flap were raised instead of the undercarriage.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma

14-Nov

MILLS, RAYMOND ARTHUR  (1611170); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG598 of No 512 Sqn, which crashed out of control and burst into flames on an overshoot after the flap were raised instead of the undercarriage.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma

14-Nov

PATTEN, DOUGLAS GORDON  (1585344); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG598 of No 512 Sqn, which crashed out of control and burst into flames on an overshoot after the flap were raised instead of the undercarriage.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma

14-Nov

VAN BOOLEN, BASIL PHILIP  (198716); age 25 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG598 of No 512 Sqn, which crashed out of control and burst into flames on an overshoot after the flap were raised instead of the undercarriage.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma

14-Nov

FAIR, RONALD GEORGE JAMES  (1834825); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling V, PW422 of No 570 Sqn, which struck a telegraph pole whilst flying a low level to drop newspapers over Brussels.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

14-Nov

HALL, TOM  (1671883); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling V, PW422 of No 570 Sqn, which struck a telegraph pole whilst flying a low level to drop newspapers over Brussels.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

14-Nov

MARTIN, FREDERICK THOMAS  (1874948); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling V, PW422 of No 570 Sqn, which struck a telegraph pole whilst flying a low level to drop newspapers over Brussels.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

14-Nov

MAVERS, REGINALD CLIFFORD  (1812222); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling V, PW422 of No 570 Sqn, which struck a telegraph pole whilst flying a low level to drop newspapers over Brussels.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

14-Nov

WALKER, WILLIAM ROBERT  (1615521); age 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling V, PW422 of No 570 Sqn, which struck a telegraph pole whilst flying a low level to drop newspapers over Brussels.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

14-Nov

BURNELL, HAROLD HAMLYN AFC (39299); age 37 RAF

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME439 of No 1 LSU, which flew into a hillside near Bari following an engine failure during a test flight.  He is buried in Caserta War Cemetery

14-Nov

MORRIS, PHILIP EDWIN  (52444); age 25 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME439 of No 1 LSU, which flew into a hillside near Bari following an engine failure during a test flight.  He is buried in Caserta War Cemetery

14-Nov

DUNCAN, HUGH GEOFFREY  (156801); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME439 of No 1 LSU, which flew into a hillside near Bari following an engine failure during a test flight.  He is buried in Caserta War Cemetery

14-Nov

MEAGER, RODNEY WALTER  (158521); age 35 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME439 of No 1 LSU, which flew into a hillside near Bari following an engine failure during a test flight.  He is buried in Caserta War Cemetery

14-Nov

SAMUEL, NORMAN DESMOND DFC (137661); age 25 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME439 of No 1 LSU, which flew into a hillside near Bari following an engine failure during a test flight.  He is buried in Caserta War Cemetery

14-Nov

SMITH, EDWARD MAURICE WILLIAM  (968112); age 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME439 of No 1 LSU, which flew into a hillside near Bari following an engine failure during a test flight.  He is buried in Caserta War Cemetery

14-Nov

SPRINGETT, REGINALD ARTHUR CLARENCE  (1438092); age 30 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME439 of No 1 LSU, which flew into a hillside near Bari following an engine failure during a test flight.  He is buried in Caserta War Cemetery

14-Nov

WALDRON, FRANCIS JOSEPH  (1586675); age 32 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME439 of No 1 LSU, which flew into a hillside near Bari following an engine failure during a test flight.  He is buried in Caserta War Cemetery

14-Nov

WALKER, DEREK RONALD DFC (); age 30 RAF

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang IC, KM232 of No Digby, which crashed in a high speed stall on descending from cloud and pulling up steeply over Finchley, London.  He is buried in Englefield Green Cemetery

14-Nov

KILAKI P V MENON  (785799); age Unknown RAFVR

AC2

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

14-Nov

GREAVES, ALBERT GEORGE  (911133); age 29 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 Folkestone.  He is buried in Kingsnorth (St Michael) Church Cemetery

15-Nov

FARMILOE, ROBERT BRYCE  (1897232); age 26 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, JN763 of No 287 Sqn, which broke up in cloud after control was lost whilst carrying out aerobatics during an AA co-operation flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

15-Nov

HILL, RONALD EDWARD  (3023015); age 20 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving with No 7326 EORC at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

15-Nov

ZADO NATAN  (X/175); age Unknown IL

Rab Khamshi

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-Nov

THOMSON, ALEXANDER  (1368577); age Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

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

15-Nov

ARSTALL, THOMAS RAMBLER  (1046394); age 43 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK and was found in the Bridgwater Canal at Particroft, Salford.  He was cremated at Manchester Crematorium.

15-Nov

CHEAL, GEOFFREY LAURENCE  (1259114); age 23 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 Battle.  He is buried in East Dean or Eastdean) (SS. Simon and Jude) Churchyard

15-Nov

SWAIN, ARTHUR GEORGE  (520931); age 31 RAF

Cpl

He had recently been demobilised after 10 years service and was killed when his motor cycle collided with an Army lorry on Coleshill Road, at the junction of Newport Road in Castle Bromwich.  He is buried in Castle Bromwich (SS. Mary and Margaret) Churchyard.

15-Nov

MONTGOMERY, JOHN HENRY  (631441); age 26 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 N Ireland?.  He is buried in Belfast (Dundonald) Cemetery

15-Nov

LITTLE, ARTHUR  (1415380); age 45 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 Cardiff (Cathys) Cemetery

15-Nov

DISMORE, SIDNEY ALBERT CBE (); age 45 RAFVR

Gp Capt

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 BANDON Hill Cemetery

16-Nov

JONES, WILLIAM ERNEST  (1647039); age 36 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2 Grp HQ at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

16-Nov

GAUNT, CECIL EDWARD  (1226256); age 32 RAFVR

Cpl

He had recently been demobilised and was found shot dead in his father's office, a verdict of suicide being passed.  He is buried in Doveridge (St Cuthbert) Church Cemetery.

16-Nov

EDWARDS, ELSIE  (2084816); age 22 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 Brentford.  She is buried in Millom (St George) Churchyard

16-Nov

LAWRENCE, ROBERT ARTHUR  (1474270); 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 Croydon.  He is buried in Orpington (St Mary Cray) Cemetery

16-Nov

HODGSON, NELLIE  (2135010); age 40 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 Doncaster.  She is buried in Morley Cemetery

16-Nov

BOWDEN, RICHARD ALBERT  (1469477); age 38 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died in Ward G at the RAF Hospital, Kirkham from TB.  He is buried in Collaton (St Mary) Churchyard.

16-Nov

TAYLOR, BARBARA JOAN  (2025112); age 21 WAAF

Sgt

She was serving in the UK and was killed when the car in which she was travelling skidded and overturned near Wellesbourne Mountford aerodrome.  She is buried in Watlington (St Leonard) Churchyard.

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