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Casualties - January 1946


01-Jan

MITCHELL, ROBERT DUNCAN; RAFVR (1374314), age: 24

AC1

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

01-Jan

ASPIN, STANLEY VICTOR; RAFVR (1525852), age: 25

LAC

He was serving at Mount Pleasant, Preston and was killed in a train accident at Lichfield whilst returning from leave.  He is buried in Kirkham (St Michael) Churchyard and Extension

01-Jan

BLAKE, FREDERICK CHARLES; RAFVR (1205767), age: 34

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Wallingford.  He is buried in Blewbury (St Michael) Churchyard Extension

01-Jan

JONES, THOMAS KENNETH; RAF (649760), age: 26

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Wirral.  He is buried in Hoylake (Grange) Cemetery

02-Jan

MILLER, LEONARD; RNZAF (2451), age: 27

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Meteor III, EE335 of No 74 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Warmwell from cloud after executing a vertical climbing roll during a 'beat up of the airfield.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

02-Jan

SCHANDLER, Jan; PAF (P.2428), age: 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang IV, KH836 of No 303 Sqn, which crashed into rising ground near Turnhouse after a wing hit the ground during take off for a test flight.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

02-Jan

WILKINSON, GEORGE; RAFVR (1521479), age: 24

LAC

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

02-Jan

SCOTT, ROBERT; RAFVR (1626121), age: 45

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Durham Central.  He is buried in Reading (Henley Road) Cemetery

03-Jan

BELLER, Wladyslaw Henryk; PAF (P.705585), age: 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, MG445 of No 5 ANS, which crashed on the Isle of Man in hazy conditions during the flight to Jurby from Hooton Park, two civilian workers were also killed and a survivor, WO Raymond Charles Jones, who was severely injured managed to crawl and get help, for which he was awarded the George Medal.  He is buried in Jurby (St Patrick) Churchyard,

03-Jan

PEARCE, Harold Sydney; RAFVR (1254047)

WO

He was serving in Czechoslovakia and died in the General Isolation Hospital, Prague. He is buried in Tottenham Cemetery, Middlesex.

04-Jan

SLACK, JOHN; RAFVR (1452393), age: 22

LAC

He was serving with No 2883 Sqn, RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Swindon.  He is buried in Manchester (Philips Park) Cemetery

04-Jan

BRAIN, CLIFFORD SYDNEY; RAF (577397), age: 22

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KK331 of No 111 OTU, which flew into high ground at Lunde in Norway during a night training exercise.  He is buried in Stavanger (Eiganes) Churchyard

04-Jan

BRINDLE, FRANK; RAFVR (1477971), age: 25

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KK331 of No 111 OTU, which flew into high ground at Lunde in Norway during a night training exercise.  He is buried in Stavanger (Eiganes) Churchyard

04-Jan

EDWARDS, HEDLEY; RAFVR (1174825), age: 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KK331 of No 111 OTU, which flew into high ground at Lunde in Norway during a night training exercise.  He is buried in Stavanger (Eiganes) Churchyard

04-Jan

NEEDHAM, ERIC; RAFVR (1685783), age: 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KK331 of No 111 OTU, which flew into high ground at Lunde in Norway during a night training exercise.  He is buried in Stavanger (Eiganes) Churchyard

04-Jan

PAGE, JOHN REGINALD; RAFVR (960816), age: 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KK331 of No 111 OTU, which flew into high ground at Lunde in Norway during a night training exercise.  He is buried in Stavanger (Eiganes) Churchyard

04-Jan

SADLER, ERNEST FRANCIS; RAFVR (1310958), age: 25

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KK331 of No 111 OTU, which flew into high ground at Lunde in Norway during a night training exercise.  He is buried in Stavanger (Eiganes) Churchyard

04-Jan

TATTINGHAM, RAYMOND GEORGE; RAFVR (1607321), age: 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KK331 of No 111 OTU, which flew into high ground at Lunde in Norway during a night training exercise.  He is buried in Stavanger (Eiganes) Churchyard

04-Jan

WELLS, STEPHENSON CHURCHILL; RAFVR (1804997), age: 33

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KK331 of No 111 OTU, which flew into high ground at Lunde in Norway during a night training exercise.  He is buried in Stavanger (Eiganes) Churchyard

04-Jan

GOTOBED, ALGIA WALTER; RAFVR (1225551), age: 37

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which possibly occurred in the RAF Hospital at Ely, his death was registered in Ely.  He is buried in Ely Cemetery

04-Jan

BULL, CHARLES HENRY; RAF (346100), age: 47

WO

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

04-Jan

MARTIN, EDWARD; RCAF (J/26293), age: Unknown

Fg Off

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Thanet (28).  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

04-Jan

PARNHAM, JOHN AARON; RAFVR (1502442), age: 39

LAC

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

05-Jan

GOLIGHTLY, ARNOLD; AuxAF (807147), age: 28

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK and was killed when the King's Cross to Newcastle train crashed into derailed wagons at Browney signal box, Ferryhill.  He is buried in Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) Cemetery.

05-Jan

NAPIER, JOSEPHINE; WAAF (431566), age: 26

Cpl

She was serving in the UK and was killed when the King's Cross to Newcastle train crashed into derailed wagons at Browney signal box, Ferryhill.  She is buried in New Deer Cemetery.

05-Jan

WILSON, NORMAN; RAFVR (1083687), age: 28

LAC

He was serving in the UK and was killed when the King's Cross to Newcastle train crashed into derailed wagons at Browney signal box, Ferryhill.  He is buried in Ryton Cemetery

05-Jan

ALLEN, KENNETH JOHN; RAFVR (957590), age: 27

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Kettering.  He was cremated at  Kettering Crematorium

05-Jan

COWAN, FREDERICK ROBERT; RAF (328770), age: 44

Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died at 598 Keppochhill Road, Glasgow from chronic bronchitis.  He is buried in Glasgow Western Necropolis.

05-Jan

LAYCOCK, HARRY; RAFVR (1309515), age: 31

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Sunderland.  He is buried in Hylton (Castletown) Cemetery

05-Jan

WARREN, DENNIS; RAFVR (2222334), age: 20

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained. but his death was registered in Weston super Mare  He is buried in Derby (Normanton) Cemetery.

06-Jan

DAVIDSON, DOUGLAS MACKENZIE DFC; RAAF (402321), age: 26

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, TZ106 of No 453 Sqn, which flew into the ground at Wichling in Kent whilst at low level in cloud.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

06-Jan

HUGHES, JOHN MURIG; RAFVR (1413151), age: 37

Sgt

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Bridgend.  He is buried in Ogmore and Garw (Blaenogwr) Cemetery

06-Jan

DIXON, ALAN EVERARD; RAFVR (3024530), age: 19

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which possibly occurred in the RAF Hospital at Ely, his death was registered in Ely.  He is buried in Clifton-in-Workington Churchyard

06-Jan

TAYLOR, EMILY; WAAF (2095035), age: Unknown

Cpl

She had possibly been discharged from the WAAF when she died at Rock Lea, Seaton Garth, Staithes.  She is buried in Hinderwell Cemetery.

07-Jan

PARKER, ALLAN RHODES; RAFVR (2207351), age: 43

LAC

He was serving in South Africa at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Cape Town (Maitland) Cemetery

07-Jan

ROBINSON, GORDON; RAFVR (1819645), age: 19

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, PH242 of No 21 (P) AFU, which flew into high ground at Lower Sapley in Herefordshire after flying into cloud whilst off course.  He is buried in Nottingham Northern Cemetery

07-Jan

DEARDEN, ERNEST NOEL; RAFVR (1027967), age: 28

AC2

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

07-Jan

HANSFORD, ROBERT WILFRED; RAF (568300), age: Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Exeter.  He is buried in West Hill (St Michael) Churchyard

07-Jan

UPSALL, STANLEY JAMES; RAF (370366), age: 40

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Pontypridd.  He is buried in Clevedon (St Andrew) Churchyard

07-Jan

BLAIN, JACK; RAF (526182), age: 29

Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died in Edinburgh Castle Hospital.  He is buried in Kettle Cemetery.

07-Jan

SOUNDY, BURRELL ALWYN TOVELL; RNZAF (425025), age: 30

Fg Off

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

08-Jan

BRODZIKOWSKI, Witold Jozef; PAF (P.2506), age: 32

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG269 of No 300 Sqn, which crashed at Normanby-le-Wold near Faldingworth after hitting a tree whilst descending to locate the airfield in bad visibility and with an unserviceable radio during a night training flight.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

08-Jan

KORDYS, Stanislaw; PAF (P.704802), age: 23

Flt Sgt

He died of injuries sustained whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG269 of No 300 Sqn, which crashed at Normanby-le-Wold near Faldingworth after hitting a tree whilst descending to locate the airfield in bad visibility and with an unserviceable radio during a night training flight. He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

08-Jan

ROBASZEWSKI, Wladyslaw; PAF (P.792391), age: 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG269 of No 300 Sqn, which crashed at Normanby-le-Wold near Faldingworth after hitting a tree whilst descending to locate the airfield in bad visibility and with an unserviceable radio during a night training flight.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

08-Jan

ROZGA, Roman; PAF (P.482342), age: 26

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG269 of No 300 Sqn, which crashed at Normanby-le-Wold near Faldingworth after hitting a tree whilst descending to locate the airfield in bad visibility and with an unserviceable radio during a night training flight.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

08-Jan

BROWN, DAVID THOMAS; RAFVR (3031563), age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress II, FA703 of No 521 Sqn, which came down in the Atlantic 500 miles off Lands End following a loss of control due to and engine failure and the feathering of the wrong engine  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Jan

CUMMINGS, REGINALD GEORGE; RAF (56649), age: 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress II, FA703 of No 521 Sqn, which came down in the Atlantic 500 miles off Lands End following a loss of control due to and engine failure and the feathering of the wrong engine.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Jan

NEWARK, EDGAR STANLEY; RAFVR (1331073), age: 25

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress II, FA703 of No 521 Sqn, which came down in the Atlantic 500 miles off Lands End following a loss of control due to and engine failure and the feathering of the wrong engine.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Jan

SHARP, GEORGE BOYD; RAFVR (164868), age: 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress II, FA703 of No 521 Sqn, which came down in the Atlantic 500 miles off Lands End following a loss of control due to and engine failure and the feathering of the wrong engine.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Jan

THROWER, JAMES KENDEL; RAFVR (1435458), age: Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress II, FA703 of No 521 Sqn, which came down in the Atlantic 500 miles off Lands End following a loss of control due to and engine failure and the feathering of the wrong engine.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Jan

HAMILTON, JAMES MUIR; RAFVR (1556360), age: 24

Cpl

He was serving with No 7131 SE at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

08-Jan

GWILLIAMS, CHARLES ARTHUR; RAFVR (1667182), age: 41

LAC

He was in the process of demobilisation at No 101 PDC, Kirkham and was killed when he and some friends were struck by a car as they walked back to the station after a night out.  He was cremated at  Birmingham Municipal Crematorium.

09-Jan

BELL, EDWARD ROSS; RAFVR (1554010), age: 23

LAC

He was serving with No 2924 Sqn, RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.   He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

09-Jan

ZEKHARIA, Y; IL (3549), age: Unknown

Sgt

He was serving at Iraq Levies at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Basra War Cemetery

09-Jan

NAPIER, WILLIAM; RAF (520996), age: 42

Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died at Stobhill Hospital, 133 Balornock Road, Glasgow.  He is buried in Glasgow Western Necropolis.

10-Jan

COLLINGS, HERMAN GEORGE; RAF (562039), age: 33

Flt Sgt

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

10-Jan

GREGORY, JAMES THOMAS; RAFVR (1389124), age: 25

LAC

He was serving with No 2847 Sqn, RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Camberwell. He is buried in Camberwell New Cemetery

10-Jan

ROSKILLY, THOMAS ABEL; RAFVR (136211), age: 23

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, NT543 of No 54 OTU, which flew into high ground near Richmond in North Yorkshire whilst low flying.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

10-Jan

WHITING, SYDNEY ARTHUR; RAFVR (1630314), age: 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, NT543 of No 54 OTU, which flew into high ground near Richmond in North Yorkshire whilst low flying.  He is buried in Charlton Cemetery, Greenwich

10-Jan

ASHWORTH, ALAN; RAFVR (1685185), age: 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, RF970 of No 8 OTU, which crashed near Billinghay in Lincolnshire after breaking up during recovery from a dive.  He is buried in Rawtenstall Cemetery

10-Jan

MacLEAN, DAVID MCLAREN; RAFVR (1587819), age: 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, RF970 of No 8 OTU, which crashed near Billinghay in Lincolnshire after breaking up during recovery from a dive.  He is buried in Weymouth Cemetery

10-Jan

TOMBS, ALBERT; RAFVR (1302873), age: 24

LAC

He was serving at RAF Regiment Depot, India at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

10-Jan

DUKE, SAMUEL ALFRED; RAFVR (1015704), age: 29

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Plymouth.  He is buried in Ford Park Cemetery (Formerly Plymouth Old Cemetery) (Pennycomequick)

10-Jan

WILLIAMS, ROSIE; WAAF (440653), age: 23

LACW

She was serving in the UK at the time of her death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but her death was registered in Truro.  She is buried in Penzance Cemetery

10-Jan

HARLEY, MARY; WAAF (2042761), age: 25

Sgt

She was serving in the UK at the time of her death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but her death was registered in Uxbridge.  She is buried in Edinburgh (Mount Vernon) Roman Catholic Cemetery

11-Jan

BOLTER, PETER; RAFVR (114686), age: 25

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 180 Sqn was killed in a motor accident at Steenokkerzeel.   He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery.

11-Jan

HARRIS, JOHN DFC; RAFVR (177913), age: 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, AD413 of No 1687 Flt, which crashed in an attempted forced landing near Howden in East Yorkshire after the undercarriage leg hit a tree stump.  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery

11-Jan

BULCOCK, ERIC; RAFVR (1625826), age: 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LX673 of No 21 (P) AFU, which flew into high ground in cloud whilst making a beam approach somewhere in Cheshire.  He is buried in Burnley Cemetery

11-Jan

OLIVER, DAVID FAIRLESS; RAFVR (162316), age: 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LX673 of No 21 (P) AFU, which flew into high ground in cloud whilst making a beam approach somewhere in Cheshire.  He is buried in Stivichall (or Styvechale) (St James) Churchyard

11-Jan

HAYLOCK, WILLIAM JOHN; RAFVR (1215414), age: 24

LAC

He was serving with No 59 MT Coy at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

11-Jan

JOHNSON, THOMAS HENRY; RAFVR (2234989), age: 19

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Newton.  He is buried in Uffington (St Michael) Churchyard

12-Jan

ISHERWOOD, BERNARD; RAFVR (1479319), age: 23

LAC

He was serving with No 236 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

12-Jan

GREENSHIELDS, RONALD JAMES; RAFVR (1860553), age: 22

AC1

He was serving in the UK and was killed by his own lorry at RAF Rattlesden.  It was apparently in gear and moved forward when he used the cranking handle, crushing him against another vehicle.
 Bury St Edmunds  He was cremated at  Croydon (Mitcham Road) Crematorium.

12-Jan

DARBY, WALTER; RAFVR (1862422), age: 43

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Halifax.  He was cremated at  Bradford Crematorium

12-Jan

RAYSON, CHARLES EDWARD; RAFVR (1169342), age: 38

Cpl

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Nuneaton.  He is buried in Chilvers Coton (All Saints) Churchyard

12-Jan

GERMAN, JOHN THOMAS; RAF (519186), age: 32

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Salford.  He was cremated at  Manchester Crematorium

12-Jan

SOKOLOWSKA, ELIZABETH; WAAF (5557), age: Unknown

Flt Off

She was serving in the UK died at The Hospital, Stanmore, Middlesex.  She is buried in Harrow (Harrow Weald) Cemetery.

13-Jan

MARTYN, DENNIS WILLIAM; RAFVR (3025007), age: 20

LAC

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

13-Jan

BAXTER, WALTER; RAFVR (1133978), age: 35

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Liverpool North.  He is buried in Liverpool (Everton) Cemetery

13-Jan

LAWRENCE, ARTHUR STEPHEN; RAF (1352068), age: 33

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died at Kirkpatrick-Fleming from Pulmonary Tuberculosis.  He is buried in Kirkpatrick-Fleming Cemetery.

13-Jan

ARCHER, ROBERT HARRY; RAFVR (1034701), age: Unknown

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Sleaford (34) or Droitwich (20).  He is buried in Jarrow Cemetery

14-Jan

HILL, WALLACE ROY; RAFVR (1576070), age: 22

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ817 of No 31 Sqn, which was probably lost after entering a cu-nim cloud en-route from Bandeong to Kemajoran and broke up in the severe turbulence.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

14-Jan

REID, JOHN FRASER; RAFVR (1376744), age: 23

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ817 of No 31 Sqn, which was probably lost after entering a cu-nim cloud en-route from Bandeong to Kemajoran and broke up in the severe turbulence.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

14-Jan

ROSS, LESLIE; RAFVR (1570949), age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ817 of No 31 Sqn, which was probably lost after entering a cu-nim cloud en-route from Bandeong to Kemajoran and broke up in the severe turbulence.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

14-Jan

SHARMAN, DERYCK STANTON; RAFVR (1442929), age: 24

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ817 of No 31 Sqn, which was probably lost after entering a cu-nim cloud en-route from Bandeong to Kemajoran and broke up in the severe turbulence.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

14-Jan

STANNARD, NOEL; RAFVR (1392261), age: 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ817 of No 31 Sqn, which was probably lost after entering a cu-nim cloud en-route from Bandeong to Kemajoran and broke up in the severe turbulence.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

14-Jan

MROZ, Mieczyslaw; PAF (P.781041), age: 30

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, NT303 of No 307 Sqn, which crashed in an attempted emergency landing at Horsham St Faith during a training flight following an engine caught fire.  He is buried in New Hunstanton Cemetery

14-Jan

SKUBIK, Roman Franciszek; PAF (P.704957), age: 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, NT303 of No 307 Sqn, which crashed in an attempted emergency landing at Horsham St Faith during a training flight following an engine caught fire.  He is buried in New Hunstanton Cemetery

14-Jan

PELTOR, GEOFFREY BILBIE; RAFVR (1457570), age: 23

AC1

He was serving with No 55514 MSU at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

14-Jan

COMELIO, ROBERT BERTRAM; RAF (332453), age: 44

Sgt

He was serving in the UK died at 1b Raddleborn Road, Selly Oak, Birmingham.  He is buried in Birmingham (Brandwood End) Cemetery.

14-Jan

KUBILUS, PETER PAUL; RAF (1426528), age: 40

AC2

He was serving in the UK and died at Dulwich Hospital, Camberwell, London.  He is buried in Leytonstone (St Patrick's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

14-Jan

WAITE, HENRY CHARLES; RAFVR (1862063), age: 45

AC2

He was serving in the UK and died at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading.  He is buried in Basildon (St Bartholomew) Churchyard.

14-Jan

SUNDERLAND, HAROLD; RAFVR (79999), age: 46

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 10 FIS and died in the RAF Hospital, Wroughton, near Swindon  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

15-Jan

KANE, HARRY KENNETH; RAFVR (2221568), age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 35 Sqn and died suddenly as the result of acute hemolytic streptococcal pneumonia.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery.

15-Jan

MELIA, JOHN LEONARD; RAFVR (120729), age: Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Meteor III, EE390 of No 124 Sqn, which collided with EE392 whilst flying in formation in the circuit at Bentwaters.  He is buried in Chester (Overleigh) Cemetery

15-Jan

BUTSON, JOHN MORETON; RAFVR (173240), age: 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Meteor III, EE392 of No 124 Sqn, which collided with EE390 whilst flying in formation in the circuit at Bentwaters.  He is buried in Harrow (Pinner) New Cemetery

15-Jan

AUNGIER, STEPHEN MICHAEL; RAFVR (1456171), age: Unknown

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN557 of No 271 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Marseilles in poor weather as a result of being given an incorrect course to steer.  Flt Lt John R Linney was awarded a George Medal for his attempted  rescue of others on board.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

15-Jan

BOND, JOHN KENDAL; RAFVR (1515957), age: 23

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN557 of No 271 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Marseilles in poor weather as a result of being given an incorrect course to steer.  Flt Lt John R Linney was awarded a George Medal for his attempted  rescue of others on board.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

15-Jan

BUCHANAN, WILLIAM GEORGE ELLIOTT; RAFVR (128988), age: 36

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN557 of No 271 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Marseilles in poor weather as a result of being given an incorrect course to steer.  Flt Lt John R Linney was awarded a George Medal for his attempted  rescue of others on board.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

15-Jan

CHAPMAN, EDWIN ALAN; RAFVR (1624119), age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN557 of No 271 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Marseilles in poor weather as a result of being given an incorrect course to steer.  Flt Lt John R Linney was awarded a George Medal for his attempted  rescue of others on board.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

15-Jan

COTTLE, CHARLES GEORGE; RAFVR (1585731), age: 23

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN557 of No 271 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Marseilles in poor weather as a result of being given an incorrect course to steer.  Flt Lt John R Linney was awarded a George Medal for his attempted  rescue of others on board.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

15-Jan

CUNNINGHAM, HENRY; RAFVR (1373736), age: Unknown

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN557 of No 271 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Marseilles in poor weather as a result of being given an incorrect course to steer.  Flt Lt John R Linney was awarded a George Medal for his attempted  rescue of others on board.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

15-Jan

DANIELS, GWILYM; RAFVR (1384200), age: 34

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN557 of No 271 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Marseilles in poor weather as a result of being given an incorrect course to steer.  Flt Lt John R Linney was awarded a George Medal for his attempted  rescue of others on board.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

15-Jan

FESSI, ERNEST JOHN; RAFVR (1147570), age: 23

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN557 of No 271 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Marseilles in poor weather as a result of being given an incorrect course to steer.  Flt Lt John R Linney was awarded a George Medal for his attempted  rescue of others on board.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

15-Jan

FOURACRE, LEONARD ROY; RAFVR (1430975), age: 23

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN557 of No 271 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Marseilles in poor weather as a result of being given an incorrect course to steer.  Flt Lt John R Linney was awarded a George Medal for his attempted  rescue of others on board.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

15-Jan

GILES, TREVOR ERNEST; RAFVR (1250070), age: Unknown

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN557 of No 271 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Marseilles in poor weather as a result of being given an incorrect course to steer.  Flt Lt John R Linney was awarded a George Medal for his attempted  rescue of others on board.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

15-Jan

GILLINGHAM, RONALD; RAFVR (1381595), age: 25

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN557 of No 271 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Marseilles in poor weather as a result of being given an incorrect course to steer.  Flt Lt John R Linney was awarded a George Medal for his attempted  rescue of others on board.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

15-Jan

SMITH, RALPH NATHANIEL; RAFVR (185078), age: 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN557 of No 271 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Marseilles in poor weather as a result of being given an incorrect course to steer.  Flt Lt John R Linney was awarded a George Medal for his attempted  rescue of others on board.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

15-Jan

SUART, JOHN WYVILL; RAFVR (1158418), age: 25

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN557 of No 271 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Marseilles in poor weather as a result of being given an incorrect course to steer.  Flt Lt John R Linney was awarded a George Medal for his attempted  rescue of others on board.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

15-Jan

PARKER, LESLIE ALBERT; RAFVR (1851014), age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick I, BV359 of No 283 Sqn, which ditched in the sea off Bougie in Algeria following a double engine failure  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

15-Jan

BIRKS, JOHN GEOFFREY; RAFVR (145079), age: 24

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, TE654 of No 1 FU, which was lost without a trace over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jan

LYLE, SINCLAIR; RAFVR (1671332), age: Unknown

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, TE654 of No 1 FU, which was lost without a trace over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jan

BRYANT, MARGARET STUART; WAAF (2130855), age: 23

LACW

She was serving in the UK at the time of her death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but her death was registered in Biggleswade.  She is buried in Henlow (St Mary) Churchyard

15-Jan

BAX, REGINALD CHARLES; RAFVR (1241310), age: 25

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Isle of Wight.  He is buried in Cowes (Northwood) Cemetery

15-Jan

FORD, JOHN STRANGER; RAFVR (1010236), age: 31

LAC

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

15-Jan

MAYELL, WILLIAM; RAFVR (1216654), age: 38

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Westminster.  He is buried in Crayford (St Paulinus) Churchyard

16-Jan

HOW, CHARLES KENNETH; RAFVR (1275551), age: 23

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Burton upon Trent.  He is buried in Branston (St Saviour) Churchyard Extension

16-Jan

STUDMAN, RONALD WALTER; RAFVR (1806641), age: 21

Sgt

He was possibly serving at RAF Swinderby when he was knocked down and killed by a civilian lorry as he and a colleague were walking back to camp at night.  He is buried in Horsell (St Mary) Churchyard.

16-Jan

MAPLE, RONALD LAURENCE WILLIAM; RAFVR (1891590), age: 20

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Rugby.  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium

16-Jan

SHEASBY, WILLIAM HENRY; RAFVR (968880), age: 29

Sgt

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

17-Jan

EAST, CHARLES ROBERT; RAFVR (1804885), age: 21

WO

He was serving with No 110 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.   He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

17-Jan

WESTCOTT, ELLEN LOUISA; WAAF (2066583), age: 31

LACW

She was serving in the UK at the time of her death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but her death was registered in Barnstaple.  She is buried in Langtree Churchyard

17-Jan

TROUGHTON-SMITH, PATRICK PHILIP; RAF (37917), age: 28

Sqn Ldr

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Croyden.  He was cremated at  Croydon (Mitcham Road) Crematorium

17-Jan

BUSH, KENNETH JOHN; RAFVR (1811074), age: 22

LAC

He died from injuries sustained when he became caught in some machinery whilst putting a belt onto a revolving shaft at RAF Weeton.  He is buried in Colchester Cemetery.

17-Jan

WILES, GEORGE RAYMOND; RAFVR (1074032), age: 38

AC1

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Ilkeston

18-Jan

CHAN, OSWALD; RAFVR (116430), age: Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, RS638 of No 4 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Gutersloh following an engine failure.  He is buried in Munster Heath War Cemetery

18-Jan

BOJARCZUK, Romauld; PAF (P.783111), age: 26

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick III, HG273 of No 304 Sqn, which dived into the ground and was destroyed by fire after overshooting the centre line of the runway on landing.  He is buried in Honington (All Saints) Churchyard

18-Jan

BRUNNING, NORMAN CHARLES; RAFVR (1585056), age: Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LR125 of No 17 OTU, which broke up in a dive over Merioneth in Wales after the pitot head froze up in cloud.  He is buried in Pinhoe (St Michael) Churchyard

18-Jan

BUTLER, ALFRED FREDERICK; RAFVR (3033600), age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LR125 of No 17 OTU, which broke up in a dive over Merioneth in Wales after the pitot head froze up in cloud.  He is buried in Tottenham Cemetery

18-Jan

BUTTON, GEOFFREY SYDNEY; RAFVR (166725), age: 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LR125 of No 17 OTU, which broke up in a dive over Merioneth in Wales after the pitot head froze up in cloud.  He is buried in Sittingbourne Cemetery

18-Jan

CRABB, LAWSON TERENCE; RAFVR (3025459), age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LR125 of No 17 OTU, which broke up in a dive over Merioneth in Wales after the pitot head froze up in cloud.  He is buried in St Stephen's-by-Saltash (St Stephen) Churchyard

18-Jan

KINNAIR, WILLIAM SPENCE; RAF (572774), age: 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LR125 of No 17 OTU, which broke up in a dive over Merioneth in Wales after the pitot head froze up in cloud.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

18-Jan

STRATTON, JOHN PETER HOUGHTON; RAFVR (3002689), age: 19

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard II, FX228 of No 19 FTS, which collided with FT173 of the same unit whilst in the circuit at Cranwell.  He is buried in Cranwell (St Andrew) Churchyard

18-Jan

WATTLEWORTH, PHILIP HUNTER; RAFVR (187290), age: 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard II, FX228 of No 19 FTS, which collided with FT173 of the same unit whilst in the circuit at Cranwell.  He is buried in Pyrford (St Nicholas) Churchyard

18-Jan

HARDS, ALAN FREDERICK; RAF (), age: 31

Gp Capt

He was the son of AVM F G D Hards CBE, DSO, DFC, and was killed whilst flying in Dornier 335, AM223 of RAF Farnborough, which crashed into a school near the airfield whilst in the circuit to land at Farnborough during a test flight following a fire and explosion in the rear engine.  He was cremated at  Woking (St John's) Crematorium

19-Jan

FOUNTAIN, LOUIS STANLEY; RAFVR (1499428), age: 24

LAC

He was serving with No 1345 Anti-Malarial Flt at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

19-Jan

GRUNDY, RONALD JOHN; RAFVR (130816), age: 39

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained. but his death was registered in Derby  He is buried in Allestree (St Edmund) Churchyard.

19-Jan

JONES, VERNON LLOYD; RAFVR (3026577), age: 19

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Oxford.  He is buried in Bedwas Hephzibah Baptist Chapelyard

19-Jan

MARTIN, JOHN; RAFVR (992639), age: 24

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died in The Infirmary, Kilmarnock from a Thoracic Neoplasm.  He is buried in Kilmarnock Cemetery.

19-Jan

WHITTLE, JOHN FRANCIS COLTHUP; RAFVR (1394221), age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died in the Charing Cross Hospital, cause unknown.  He is buried in Orpington (St Mary Cray) Cemetery.

20-Jan

INGLIS, ROBERT JAMES; RAF (636210), age: 26

LAC

He was serving with No 5025 (Airfield Construction) Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

20-Jan

HUMPHREY, EDWARD STEPHEN; RAFVR (2262064), age: 18

AC2

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

20-Jan

PAGE, LEONARD ARTHUR; RAFVR (1267827), age: 21

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Salisbury.  He is buried in Galleywood (St Michael) Churchyard

21-Jan

CALDWELL, JAMES; RAFVR (1672397), age: 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, RE202 of No 178 Sqn, which flew into a hill on the approach to Fayid after descending below the safety height.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

21-Jan

GILLAM, DESMOND WALTER; RAFVR (1398504), age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, RE202 of No 178 Sqn, which flew into a hill on the approach to Fayid after descending below the safety height.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

21-Jan

ROBERTSON, ROBERT; RAFVR (197252), age: 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, RE202 of No 178 Sqn, which flew into a hill on the approach to Fayid after descending below the safety height.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

21-Jan

JACKSON, PHILIP PAUL; RAFVR (1899244), age: Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was serving at HQ ACSEA at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

21-Jan

MILLARD, CAROLINE ELLEN; WAAF (484689), age: 26

LACW

She was serving in the UK at the time of her death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but her death was registered in Birmingham.  She is buried in or was cremated at  Islington Cemetery and Crematorium

21-Jan

GOWER, MICHAEL ALISTER; RAFVR (3000122), age: 20

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Bucklow.  He is buried in Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery

21-Jan

COWAN, ANDREW LEARMONTH; RAF (628794), age: 32

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died at 40 George Street, Peebles as a result of war wounds and] pulmonary TB.  He is buried in Peebles Cemetery.

21-Jan

PARSONS, BASIL THOMAS; RAF (357411), age: 41

WO

He was serving in the UK and passed away suddenly at RAF Hospital, Rauceby.  He is buried in Fulbeck (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

21-Jan

COUPE, THOMAS; RAFVR (1824553), age: 39

AC2

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

22-Jan

SHEPHERD, JOHN B. DFC and 2 Bars; RAFVR (104447), age: 26

Sqn Ldr

The squadron commander, he died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Tempest V, NV640 of No 41 Sqn, which belly landed on take off following an engine failure but skidded into some frozen earth works.  His seat harness broke on impact inflicting fatal injuries.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

22-Jan

EDINGTON, WILLIAM MALCOLM; RAFVR (1365312), age: 30

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Castel Benito and died in 89 General Hospital, Tripoli, from injuries sustained in a motor transport accident.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery.

22-Jan

COCHRANE, FRANK ERNEST; RAFVR (927402), age: 35

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died in the Princess Mary Hospital, Halton.  He is buried in Potters Bar (St Mary) Church Cemetery.

22-Jan

ANDERSON, HUGH; RAFVR (1828004), age: 37

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Chapel-en-Le-Frith (39).  He is buried in Middlebie Cemetery

22-Jan

GRIME, ALEXANDER (ALEX); RAFVR (1481006), age: 47

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Farnworth.  He is buried in Bolton (Heaton) Cemetery

23-Jan

PHILLIPSON, HORACE; RAFVR (1043408), age: 24

LAC

He was serving with No 5004 (Airfield Construction) Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Ormskirk.  He is buried in Skelmersdale (St Paul) Churchyard

23-Jan

CLARKE, ROBERT; RAFVR (1523869), age: 22

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, NR466 of No 2 APS, which lost its tail and dived into the ground following a collision with MS723 near Spilsby.  He is buried in West Auckland Cemetery

23-Jan

WHITLING, HARRY VICTOR; RAFVR (656628), age: 26

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, NR466 of No 2 APS, which lost its tail and dived into the ground following a collision with MS723 near Spilsby.  He is buried in or was cremated at  East Finchley Cemetery and St Marylebone Crematorium

23-Jan

MAUDE, HORACE; RAFVR (1546520), age: 37

LAC

He died from injuries sustained on 19 Jan 1946 whilst flying in Mosquito VI, RS638 of No 6004 Servicing Echelon, which crashed on take off from Gutersloh following an engine failure.  He is buried in Munster Heath War Cemetery

23-Jan

MADDISON, THOMAS; RAFVR (1596066), age: 21

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Sunderland.  He is buried in Horden (Thorpe Road) Cemetery

23-Jan

PEAKE, THOMAS; RAFVR (1093063), age: 37

LAC

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

24-Jan

CRABTREE, KENNETH; RAFVR (1239998), age: 23

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG113 of No 1380 TCU, which was lost without a trace over the North Sea or the Humber during a flight from Rearsby to Melbourne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jan

IRELAND, JOHN MACMILLAN; RAFVR (122500), age: 25

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG113 of No 1380 TCU, which was lost without a trace over the North Sea or the Humber during a flight from Rearsby to Melbourne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jan

LAWRENCE, LEONARD JACK DFC; RAFVR (157491), age: 24

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG113 of No 1380 TCU, which was lost without a trace over the North Sea or the Humber during a flight from Rearsby to Melbourne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jan

PERKINS, BERNARD FREDERICK AFC; RAFVR (89830), age: 28

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG113 of No 1380 TCU, which was lost without a trace over the North Sea or the Humber during a flight from Rearsby to Melbourne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jan

WEBB, REGINALD ARTHUR; RAF (638543), age: 28

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG113 of No 1380 TCU, which was lost without a trace over the North Sea or the Humber during a flight from Rearsby to Melbourne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jan

DAVIES, STANLEY PUMPSAINT; RAFVR (1120793), age: 37

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Carmarthan.  He is buried in Llansawel (Bethel) Methodist New Cemetery

24-Jan

LAWSON, STANLEY WILFRED; RAF (60686), age: 47

Sqn Ldr

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Westminster.  He is buried in Willesden Liberal Jewish Cemetery

25-Jan

SWIFT, FRANK DENSTONE; RAF (206063), age: 48

Cpl

He was serving with No 13 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained, his death being registered in Southampton.   He was cremated at  Southampton Crematorium.

25-Jan

SEAGRIEF, BERNARD CHARLES; RAFVR (129088), age: 24

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 229 Group and died after an operation in the military hospital at Delhi.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery.

25-Jan

COCKERILL, WALTER JOHN; RAFVR (167958), age: 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, TA502 of No 13 OTU, which flew into high ground near Shildon in County Durham whilst descending through cloud.  He is buried in Collingtree (St Columba) Church Cemetery

25-Jan

MORRISON, DONALD DEREK; RAFVR (153364), age: 22

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, TA502 of No 13 OTU, which flew into high ground near Shildon in County Durham whilst descending through cloud.  He is buried in Darlington West Cemetery

25-Jan

WHITE, DESMOND WILLETT; RAFVR (1583658), age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 32 SP at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Colombo (Lliveramentu) Cemetery

25-Jan

LEE, JOHN SLAVIN; RAFVR (1118786), age: 36

AC2

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

25-Jan

ISAACS, JOSEPH MORRIS; RAFVR (933678), age: 25

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died at St. Thomas's Hospital, Lambeth, London.  He is buried in Willesden Jewish Cemetery.

25-Jan

THOMAS, WILFRED; RAFVR (1689964), age: 40

LAC

He was probably serving at RAF Tiree where he died in the Photographic Section, the cause of death being Asphyxia.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery.

25-Jan

WHITE, LEONARD; RAFVR (1148360), age: 31

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Westminster.  He was cremated at  Sheffield Crematorium

25-Jan

BAILEY, FREDERICK GEORGE; RAFVR (509679), age: 35

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Whitchurch.  He is buried in East London Cemetery, Plaistow

26-Jan

GOSLIN, REGINALD ARTHUR JOHN; RAFVR (1648600), age: 41

Sgt

He was serving with No 480 ASP and was travelling home on leave when his train collided with a coal train on the Dutch border and he was killed.   He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

26-Jan

HOLMES, CLIVE DOUGLAS; RAFVR (140688), age: Unknown

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 700 Forecast Centre, ACSEA and went swimming one afternoon with a colleague but they both got into difficulties, he was eventually rescued, but died later.  He is buried in Colombo (Lliveramentu) Cemetery.

26-Jan

CONSTABLE, ARTHUR; RAFVR (1048982), age: 42

Cpl

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Hull.  He is buried in Sutton (or Sutton-in-Holderness) (St James) Churchyard

27-Jan

MILLER, ALLAN; RAF (537481), age: 31

Sgt

He was serving with No 436 RSU and was travelling home on leave when his train collided with a coal train on the Dutch border the previous day, he died from his injuries.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

27-Jan

HOLMES, ERNEST TREVOR; RAFVR (137503), age: 25

Flt Lt

He was serving at AHQ Malta at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

27-Jan

COOMBE, HAROLD ROY; RAF (44029), age: 52

Flt Lt

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

27-Jan

BARTH, HAROLD WILLIAM; RAFVR (2276047), age: 20

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in East Dereham.  He is buried in Luton General Cemetery

27-Jan

AVERY, HERBERT SIDNEY; RAFVR (1467697), age: 42

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Lewisham.  He is buried in Sparsholt (St Stephen) Churchyard

27-Jan

CAMPBELL, C C; RAFVR (1570295), age: 43

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Scotland?  He is buried in Edinburgh (Piershill) Cemetery

27-Jan

WOODHOUSE, WILLIAM JAMES JOHN; RAFVR (1448642), age: 38

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Southwark.  He is buried in Barking (Rippleside) Cemetery

28-Jan

HARVEY, ARTHUR ANTHONY; RAFVR (161583), age: Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, MM121 of No 109 Sqn, which was abandoned over Lincolnshire after running out of fuel and becoming lost in bad weather as night approached, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

28-Jan

GUERAN, STANLEY; RAFVR (922802), age: 25

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died in Bishop's Stortford Emergency Hospital following a fortnight's illness.  He is buried in Ramsgate and St Lawrence Cemetery.

28-Jan

BAILEY, ALGERNON STEWART (ROBIN); RAFVR (2204130), age: 21

Cadet

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

28-Jan

HALL, WALTER FREDERICK GEORGE; RAFVR (1196787), age: 38

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died in St Bartholomew's Hospital, London.  He is buried in Ramsbury (Holy Cross) Churchyard.

28-Jan

RICHARDSON, WILLIAM HENRY; RAFVR (1511095), age: 44

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Surrey Mid Esatern.  He is buried in Ashton-under-Lyne (Hurst) Cemetery

29-Jan

THORNTON, KENNETH IAN DFC; RAFVR (146255), age: 23

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, NT241 of No 54 OTU, which overturned at East Moor whilst making a single engined landing.  He is buried in Bells Hill Burial Ground

29-Jan

PARKER, VINCENT; RAFVR (42356), age: 27

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, EJ859 of No 56 OTU, which crashed near Felkington in Northumberland after failed to recover from a spin entered from a slow roll.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

29-Jan

WARD, JAMES HENRY LUTHER; RAFVR (101452), age: 43

Flt Lt

He was serving at HQ 85 Grp at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

29-Jan

PORTER, CYRIL JOHN; RAFVR (1481793), age: 30

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and died at City Hospital, Birmingham.   He is buried in Harborne (St Peter) Churchyard.

29-Jan

WATERS, HENRY ERIC; RAFVR (906623), age: 32

Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died at the County Hospital, Pembury, Kent.  He is buried in Weald (St George) Churchyard Extension.

30-Jan

BAIN, VICTOR ALBERT; RAFVR (196750), age: 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN500 of No 525 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Le Mans in France whilst flying in heavy cloud on its return from a training sortie.  He is buried in Le Grand-Luce War Cemetery

30-Jan

BARTLETT, ERIC EDWARD; RAFVR (1851891), age: 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN500 of No 525 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Le Mans in France whilst flying in heavy cloud on its return from a training sortie.  He is buried in Le Grand-Luce War Cemetery

30-Jan

BROWN, NORMAN LESLIE; RAFVR (184107), age: 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN500 of No 525 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Le Mans in France whilst flying in heavy cloud on its return from a training sortie.  He is buried in Le Grand-Luce War Cemetery

30-Jan

EDWARDS, JOSEPH EDMUND; RAFVR (1425499), age: 23

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN500 of No 525 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Le Mans in France whilst flying in heavy cloud on its return from a training sortie.  He is buried in Le Grand-Luce War Cemetery

30-Jan

ELIAS, LANCELOT BENJAMIN ALBERT DFC; RAFVR (134167), age: 24

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN500 of No 525 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Le Mans in France whilst flying in heavy cloud on its return from a training sortie.  He is buried in Le Grand-Luce War Cemetery

30-Jan

FUNNELL, VICTOR FRANK; RAFVR (89804), age: 31

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN500 of No 525 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Le Mans in France whilst flying in heavy cloud on its return from a training sortie.  He is buried in Le Grand-Luce War Cemetery

30-Jan

KNOWLES, THOMAS; RAFVR (141092), age: 24

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN500 of No 525 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Le Mans in France whilst flying in heavy cloud on its return from a training sortie.  He is buried in Le Grand-Luce War Cemetery

30-Jan

SCOTT, ARTHUR WILLIAM ATKINSON; RAFVR (154713), age: 22

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN500 of No 525 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Le Mans in France whilst flying in heavy cloud on its return from a training sortie.  He is buried in Le Grand-Luce War Cemetery

30-Jan

SHEPHARD, HARRY RAYMOND DFC; RAFVR (106979), age: 23

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN500 of No 525 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Le Mans in France whilst flying in heavy cloud on its return from a training sortie.  He is buried in Le Grand-Luce War Cemetery

30-Jan

STEPHEN, JAMES; RAFVR (181480), age: 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN500 of No 525 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Le Mans in France whilst flying in heavy cloud on its return from a training sortie.  He is buried in Le Grand-Luce War Cemetery

30-Jan

TUGWELL, STEPHEN MAURICE; RAFVR (158016), age: 25

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN500 of No 525 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Le Mans in France whilst flying in heavy cloud on its return from a training sortie.  He is buried in Le Grand-Luce War Cemetery

30-Jan

HEWITT, SAMUEL STEPHEN; RAFVR (1637004), age: 23

LAC

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

30-Jan

SAINT FELIX, JEAN ALEXANDRE; Al'A (), age:

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard II, KF467 of No 7 SFTS, which crashed on landing at Harlaxton after control was lost on gusty conditions.  

31-Jan

JOHNSON, ROBERT THOMAS; RAFVR (1681295), age: 23

WO

He was or had served with No 57 Sqn and died at Fazakerley Hospital, Liverpool.  He is buried in Liverpool (West Derby) Cemetery.

31-Jan

GOODHAND, SIDNEY CHARLES; RAFVR (1443627), age: 37

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Chatham.  He is buried in Rochester (St Margaret's) Cemetery

31-Jan

FOSS, FRANK STANLEY; RAFVR (118193), age: Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, RF664 of No 110 Sqn, which crashed at Labuan whilst attempting a single engine landing.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

31-Jan

WILLIS , ERIC SAMUEL; RAAF (444068), age: 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, RF664 of No 110 Sqn, which crashed at Labuan whilst attempting a single engine landing.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

31-Jan

BLACKHALL, STANLEY MCINTYRE; RAFVR (167252), age: 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ731 of No 13 OTU, which crashed into a tree during an attempted emergency landing at Hornby (Hawnby?) in Yorkshire following an engine fire.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Corstorphine Hill) Cemetery

31-Jan

RICH, IVAN MARTIN; RAFVR (161491), age: Unknown

Flt Lt

He was on the strength of No 33 PDC and died at No 67 British General Hospital, Germany.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

31-Jan

MURDIE, JOHN BROWN; RAFVR (1795125), age: 23

LAC

He was serving at RAF Alipore at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

31-Jan

FOSTER, JAMES STANLEY; RAFVR (1354375), age: 29

WO

He had been a POW in Germany since 1943 and died at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.  He is buried in Smethwick (Uplands) Cemetery.

31-Jan

JACKSON, GORDON; RAFVR (996525), age: 30

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death and died from an illness in the RAF Hospital at Ely.  He is buried in Blackpool (Carleton) Cemetery.

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