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Casualties - February 1946


01-Feb

ADAMS, JAMES; RAFVR (1824865), age: Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE140 of No 12 Sqn, which broke up in the air and crashed near Beeby in Lincolnshire after control was lost in a cu-nim cloud.  He is buried in Strichen Parish Churchyard

01-Feb

BLUMER, MICHAEL FRANCIS; RAFVR (191600), age: 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE140 of No 12 Sqn, which broke up in the air and crashed near Beeby in Lincolnshire after control was lost in a cu-nim cloud.  He is buried in Binbrook (St Mary) Churchyard

01-Feb

CHESSUM, KENNETH STANLEY; RAFVR (1424441), age: 32

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE140 of No 12 Sqn, which broke up in the air and crashed near Beeby in Lincolnshire after control was lost in a cu-nim cloud.  He is buried in Binbrook (St Mary) Churchyard

01-Feb

FORBES, JAMES BURDEN; RAFVR (1445082), age: 33

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE140 of No 12 Sqn, which broke up in the air and crashed near Beeby in Lincolnshire after control was lost in a cu-nim cloud.  He is buried in Perth (Wellshill) Cemetery

01-Feb

LOW, SIDNEY CAESAR; RAFVR (1678598), age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE140 of No 12 Sqn, which broke up in the air and crashed near Beeby in Lincolnshire after control was lost in a cu-nim cloud.  He is buried in Ecclesall (All Saints) Churchyard

01-Feb

STONE, KENNETH WILLIAM; RAFVR (1604005), age: 24

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE140 of No 12 Sqn, which broke up in the air and crashed near Beeby in Lincolnshire after control was lost in a cu-nim cloud.  He is buried in Hellesdon (St Mary) Churchyard

01-Feb

BALL, GEORGE ERIC DFC; RAF (39842), age: 27

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Meteor III, EE448 of No 222 Sqn, which failed to recover from a spiral dive during an aerobatic practice near Fairmile in Devon.  He is buried in Exeter  Higher Cemetery

01-Feb

WHITE, JAMES ARMITAGE; RAFVR (1561913), age: 23

LAC

He was serving with No 296 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained   He is buried in Kuala Lumper (Cheras Road) Civil Cemetery, Malaysia

01-Feb

GARROD, WALTER EDWARD; RAFVR (181569), age: 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard IIA 7080 (ex EX298) of No 24 Air School, which flew into a tree near Elandsfontein whilst low flying  He is buried in Nigel New Cemetery.

01-Feb

TAYLOR, JOSEPH WILLIAM; RAFVR (1894204), age: 21

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard IIA 7080 (ex EX298) of No 24 Air School, which flew into a tree near Elandsfontein whilst low flying  He is buried in Nigel New Cemetery.

01-Feb

LOMAS, ALFRED EDGAR AFC; RAFVR (144467), age: 28

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito III, LR532 of the ECFS, which crashed almost inverted at Hullavington during a single engine approach  He was cremated at  Manchester Crematorium

01-Feb

SMART, JOHN; RAFVR (1105034), age: 30

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 Acomb (St Stephen) Churchyard

01-Feb

WILLIAMS, DAVID JOHN; RAFVR (162942), age: Unknown

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 may have been registered in Edmonton?  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium.

1-Feb

WILTSHIRE, ROGER ERIC; RAFVR (180172), age: 23

Fg Off

He was serving as an instructor at RAF Burnaston and was killed when his sports car was in a head-on collision with a motor-lorry on the main Derby-Burton road at Littleover.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery.

02-Feb

HORNE, ALEXANDER SIMPSON; RAFVR (1556969), age: 36

LAC

He was serving with No 2 Sqn and was fatally injured in a motor accident near Munster.  He is buried in Munster Heath War Cemetery.

02-Feb

BELL, ROBERT LESLIE; RAFVR (1895338), age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ996 of No 194 Sqn, which dived into the ground in East Burma after control was lost in turbulent conditions.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

02-Feb

HUGHES, RONALD JOHN; RAFVR (1607966), age: Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ996 of No 194 Sqn, which dived into the ground in East Burma after control was lost in turbulent conditions.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

02-Feb

ROWLAND, GEORGE THOMAS HENRY; RAF (565661), age: Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ996 of No 194 Sqn, which dived into the ground in East Burma after control was lost in turbulent conditions.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

02-Feb

ROWLAND, PETER STANLEY; RAFVR (1671710), age: Unknown

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ996 of No 194 Sqn, which dived into the ground in East Burma after control was lost in turbulent conditions.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

02-Feb

SCRIVENS, RONALD; RAFVR (1894092), age: Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ996 of No 194 Sqn, which dived into the ground in East Burma after control was lost in turbulent conditions.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

02-Feb

TILBURY, WALTER JOHN CHARLES; RAFVR (1270900), age: 26

WO

He was serving with No 209 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained   He is buried in Sai Wan War Cemetery

02-Feb

POWELL, WILLIAM CHARLES; RAFVR (1357971), age: 25

LAC

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

02-Feb

HOE, ERIC WATSON; RAFVR (1498970), age: 24

LAC

He was serving with No 103 SP at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

02-Feb

PERCY, JACK; RAFVR (3550), age: 28

Flt Lt

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

02-Feb

GREGORY, ARTHUR; RAFVR (1098505), age: 40

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died at the Royal Infirmary, Bolton.  He is buried in Atherton Cemetery.

02-Feb

FANTHAM, HARRY; RAFVR (984095), age: 31

LAC

He was serving in the UK and  died at Cardiff Royal Infirmary.  He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery.

02-Feb

WINSTANLEY, WALTER; RAFVR (1033372), age: 25

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 Runcorn.  He is buried in Westleigh (St Paul) Churchyard

03-Feb

PRIOR, ALBERT JAMES; AuxAF (841267), age: 34

LAC

He was serving with or had been serving with No 902 Sqn and died at Croydon Borough Sanatorium, Cheam.  He was cremated at  Croydon (Mitcham Road) Crematorium.

03-Feb

GRAVESTOCK, ALAN GEORGE FREDERICK; RAFVR (1255387), age: Unknown

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG502 of No 1383 TCU, which flew into Cold Fell near Brampton in Westmorland whilst descending through cloud.  He is buried in Chingford Mount Cemetery

03-Feb

KNOWLES, FRANCIS WILLIAM; RAFVR (178324), age: 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG502 of No 1383 TCU, which flew into Cold Fell near Brampton in Westmorland whilst descending through cloud.  He was cremated at  Ipswich Crematorium

03-Feb

REEVE, WILFRED DONALD; RAFVR (1332850), age: 23

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG502 of No 1383 TCU, which flew into Cold Fell near Brampton in Westmorland whilst descending through cloud.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

03-Feb

TAYLOR, JOHN DENNIS; RAFVR (199008), age: 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG502 of No 1383 TCU, which flew into Cold Fell near Brampton in Westmorland whilst descending through cloud.  He was cremated at  Mortlake Crematorium

03-Feb

THOMAS, DELWYN; RAFVR (2210221), age: 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG502 of No 1383 TCU, which flew into Cold Fell near Brampton in Westmorland whilst descending through cloud.  He is buried in Wrexham Cemetery

03-Feb

WARDLE, GRANT TAYLOR; RAFVR (1675181), age: 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG502 of No 1383 TCU, which flew into Cold Fell near Brampton in Westmorland whilst descending through cloud.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

03-Feb

MASON, HOWARD; RAFVR (1513101), age: 36

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died in Little Bromwich Hospital, Birmingham.  He is buried in Birmingham (Handsworth) Cemetery.

03-Feb

TOWNSEND, KATHLEEN PATRICIA; WAAF (2014148), age: 20

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 Hereford (60).  She is buried in Hereford Cemetery

04-Feb

BRZEZINSKI, Waclaw; PAF (P.793023), age: 27

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA269 of No 300 Sqn, which crashed during training flight near Wigston Magna in Leicestershire after possibly being struck by lightning whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

04-Feb

JEDRZEJCZYK, Wladyslaw Ryszard; PAF (P.2516), age: 30

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA269 of No 300 Sqn, which crashed during training flight near Wigston Magna in Leicestershire after possibly being struck by lightning whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

04-Feb

MIKULA, Feliks; PAF (P.783490), age: 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA269 of No 300 Sqn, which crashed during training flight near Wigston Magna in Leicestershire after possibly being struck by lightning whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

04-Feb

SULGUT, Czeslaw Kazimierz; PAF (P.2930), age: 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA269 of No 300 Sqn, which crashed during training flight near Wigston Magna in Leicestershire after possibly being struck by lightning whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

04-Feb

SULINSKI, Romuald; PAF (P.76647), age: 37

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA269 of No 300 Sqn, which crashed during training flight near Wigston Magna in Leicestershire after possibly being struck by lightning whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

04-Feb

SZWANDT, Michal; PAF (P.794532), age: 28

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA269 of No 300 Sqn, which crashed during training flight near Wigston Magna in Leicestershire after possibly being struck by lightning whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

04-Feb

DEWS, CLARENCE ALFRED; RAFVR (1156462), age: 35

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died in Selly Oak Hospital.  He is buried in Birmingham (Lodge Hill) Cemetery.

04-Feb

MIDGLEY, JOHN; RAF (84008), age: 54

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 Heywood.  He is buried in Heywood Cemetery, Lancashire

04-Feb

REGNARD, HAROLD WILLIE PAUL; RAF (349979), 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 Thanet.  He is buried in Ramsgate and St Lawrence Cemetery

05-Feb

HUGHES, JOHN; RAF (618052), age: 26

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 Anglesey East.  He is buried in Llanfechell (St Mechell) Churchyard

05-Feb

REEVE, EDWARD ARTHUR FRY MBE; RAFVR (73364), age: 51

Sqn Ldr

He was serving in the UK and died in the RAF Hospital at Halton, his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Great Missenden Cemetery.

05-Feb

LOFTING, HAROLD; RAF (340624), age: 64

Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died peacefully at home in Blackpool.  He is buried in Blackpool (Layton) Cemetery.

05-Feb

CHRISTIE, HENRY; RAFVR (1370268), age: 26

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 Manchester.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery

05-Feb

HILL, REGINALD DENNIS; RAFVR (3056878), 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 Mansfield.  He is buried in Sutton-in-Ashfield Cemetery

05-Feb

KIRBY, MICHAEL EDWARD; RAFVR (1796753), age: 22

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 Swindon.  He is buried in Limerick (St Lawrence's) Catholic Cemetery

06-Feb

OLDBURY, VICTOR HOWARD EDGAR; RAFVR (1409487), age: 24

LAC

He had served with No 245 Squadron and had been discharged from the RAF as unfit for Air Force Service on 28 June 1943.  He died in the Royal Victoria Hospital, Boscombe, Hampshire, probably as a result of his war service.  He is buried in Wimborne Minster Cemetery.

06-Feb

SMERDON, ROLF; RAFVR (140803), age: 58

Fg Off

He was serving with No 1346 ASR and died at sea.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

06-Feb

GILES, WILLIAM PATRICK; RAFVR (1797260), age: 21

LAC

He was serving with No 24 AS at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Nigel New Cemetery

06-Feb

LOGUE, JAMES; RAFVR (1422984), age: 36

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 Swindon.  He is buried in Swindon (Whitworth Road) Cemetery

07-Feb

ENTWISTLE, ROBERT WILLIAM; RAFVR (1088856), 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 Manchester.  He is buried in Moston (St Joseph's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

07-Feb

LESLIE, JOHN NICOLSON DFM; RAFVR (157745), age: Unknown

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 5155 (Airfield Construction) Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

07-Feb

BROWN, WILLIAM; RAF (48287), age: 48

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 Oxford.  He is buried in Kidlington Burial Ground

07-Feb

JOHNSTON, NELLIE CRAIG; WAAF (2042703), age: 25

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 Scotland?  She is buried in Edinburgh Eastern Cemetery

07-Feb

CHINNIC, JOHN DAVID; RAFVR (1294374), 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 Westminster.  He is buried in Romford Cemetery

08-Feb

BEAUMONT, FREDERICK HENRY; RAFVR (1244101), age: 25

LAC

He was serving with No 2843 Sqn, RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained   He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

08-Feb

BARRETT, JOHN WILLIAM; AuxAF (846489), age: 39

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 Essex South West.  He is buried in Chingford Mount Cemetery

08-Feb

WHITING, BERNARD JAMES GEORGE; RAFVR (1865270), age: 21

LAC

He was serving in the UK and he at Bromley Hospital, Kent  He is buried in Bromley (St Luke's) Cemetery.

08-Feb

FOSTER, MONTAGUE; RAFVR (1504335), age: 36

AC2

He was serving in the UK and died in died at Whipps Cross Hospital, London E11.  He is buried in Chingford Mount Cemetery.

08-Feb

BUICK, JESSIE ADAM; WAAF (2119818), age: 22

LACW

She was possibly serving at RAF Upwood and was killed in a road accident at Upwood, Huntingdonshire.  She is buried in Alyth Cemetery.

08-Feb

COX, HENRY THOMAS; RAF (560584), 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 Norwich.  He is buried in Gillingham (Woodlands) Cemetery.

08-Feb

WYCHE, FRANCIS; RAFVR (1023958), age: 32

WO

He was serving in the UK and died at 80 Hollingbourne Road, Liverpool 11.  He is buried in Liverpool (Yew Tree) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

08-Feb

MACLEOD, ALEXANDER WILLIAM; RAF (82773), age: 60

Fg Off

He had probably been discharged from the RAF and died at Edenhall Hospital, Inverness, from Bronchitis  He is buried in Cathcart Cemetery.

08-Feb

BRADSHAW, FREDERICK JOHN; RAFVR (1142405), 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 Weston super Mare  He is buried in Bristol (Greenbank) Cemetery

09-Feb

BURMAN, WILLIAM RICHARD; RAFVR (159586), age: Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston V, BZ623 of No 114 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea after striking the mast of a dhow off Ras Imran whilst low flying over the sea.  He is commemorated on  Alamein Memorial

09-Feb

NEWTON, PETER JOHN; RAFVR (191473), age: 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston V, BZ623 of No 114 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea after striking the mast of a dhow off Ras Imran whilst low flying over the sea.  He is commemorated on  Alamein Memorial

09-Feb

TIMMS, CYRIL; RAFVR (179873), age: 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston V, BZ623 of No 114 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea after striking the mast of a dhow off Ras Imran whilst low flying over the sea.  He is commemorated on  Alamein Memorial

09-Feb

TAN AH TEE; RAFVR (786022), age: Unknown

AC2

 

09-Feb

PHILLIPS, JOHN ERIC JESSE; RAFVR (1666457), age: 25

LAC

He was serving in the UK and was killed when his motor cycle collided with a car at the Bishopton crossroads near Aylesbury  He is buried in Thame (St Mary) Churchyard.

09-Feb

JEWELL, WILLIAM HAROLD; RAFVR (86089), age: 45

Fg Off

He was serving in the UK and died at Scio House Hospital, Portsmouth Road, Putney Heath, London.  He is buried in or was cremated at  Wandsworth (Putney Vale) Cemetery and Crematorium.

10-Feb

BROOKER, GERALD; RAFVR (1433757), age: 23

LAC

He was serving with No 145 RSU at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Colombo (Lliveramentu) Cemetery

10-Feb

STOBBS, WILLIAM; RAFVR (2257375), age: 32

AC1

He was serving with No 320 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

10-Feb

BEESTON, EDWARD JAMES; RAFVR (1663565), age: 43

LAC

He was serving with No 88 SP at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Nassau War Cemetery

10-Feb

DIXON, EDWIN; RAFVR (1234515), age: 23

Cpl

He was on sick leave following several months treatment for an illness contracted in India and died at his home in Burwash two days after receiving the news that he had been Mentioned in Despatches.  He is buried in Hawkhurst Cemetery.

10-Feb

LATEK, Jozef; PAF (P.706998), age: 57

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 Northumberland Central.  He is buried in Morpeth (SS Mary and James) Churchyard

10-Feb

JENKINS, RONALD EDWARD; RAFVR (1151216), age: 34

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 Pontypridd.  He is buried in Pontypridd (Glyntaff) Cemetery

11-Feb

LYLE, HORACE JOHN; RAFVR (1205847), age: 33

LAC

He was serving with No 13 ?U at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

11-Feb

DICKENS, RICHARD GEORGE; RAFVR (1515122), age: Unknown

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito PR 34, RG313 of No 51 MU, which crashed into the ground inverted near Lichfield during as test flight.  He is buried in Heath Town (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

11-Feb

LACAYO, MARK ANTHONY AFC; RAFVR (81381), age: 46

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito PR 34, RG313 of No 51 MU, which crashed into the ground inverted near Lichfield during as test flight.  He is buried in Lichfield (St Michael) Churchyard

11-Feb

BEDDING, ARTHUR FREDERICK; RAFVR (1830814), age: 21

AC1

He was serving with No 6002 SE and died in a BAOR Hospital from bronchial pneumonia.  He is buried in Celle War Cemetery.

11-Feb

CROSER, CHARLES; RAFVR (1096281), age: 24

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 Romford.  He is buried in Wooler (St Mary) Church Burial Ground

11-Feb

STONE, EDWARD; AuxAF (868670), age: 55

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 Wortley.  He is buried in Sheffield (Tinsley Park) Cemetery

12-Feb

HOGG, CAPEL WILSON; RAFVR (167138), age: 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN229 of No 194 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames at Victoria Point in Burma after hitting another Dakota during a low level 'beat up' of the airfield.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

12-Feb

INGLES, WILLIAM FREDERICK; RAFVR (102968), age: 29

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN229 of No 194 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames at Victoria Point in Burma after hitting another Dakota during a low level 'beat up' of the airfield.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

12-Feb

LOWSON, DAVID AUSTIN; RAFVR (168019), age: 30

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN229 of No 194 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames at Victoria Point in Burma after hitting another Dakota during a low level 'beat up' of the airfield.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

12-Feb

REID, JAMES BRODIE; RAFVR (193131), age: 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN229 of No 194 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames at Victoria Point in Burma after hitting another Dakota during a low level 'beat up' of the airfield.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

12-Feb

WATERS, ARTHUR EDGAR; RAFVR (169147), age: 24

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN229 of No 194 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames at Victoria Point in Burma after hitting another Dakota during a low level 'beat up' of the airfield.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

12-Feb

KRUS, Leonard; PAF (P.2659), age: 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FB210 of No 309 Sqn, which crashed at Waldersmare Park, Eythorn in Kent after control was lost whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

12-Feb

OAKENFOLD, DAVID LEONARD; RAFVR (136474), age: 29

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T6196 of No 21 EFTS, which crashed near Princes Risborough after hitting power cables whilst carrying out unauthorised low flying.  He is buried in Marlow Cemetery

12-Feb

REEVE, WILLIAM GEORGE; RAFVR (168234), age: 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T6196 of No 21 EFTS, which crashed near Princes Risborough after hitting power cables whilst carrying out unauthorised low flying.  He is buried in Bicester Cemetery

12-Feb

WILLIAMS, ALBERT GRAHAM; RAFVR (1705343), age: 20

LAC

He was serving with No 54 RU at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

12-Feb

THORN, EDWARD ROLAND DFC and Bar, DFM and Bar; RAF (46957), age: 32

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Meteor III, EE456 of the ECFS, which dived into the ground at Landbeach in Cambridgeshire whilst flying in low cloud.  He is buried in Bishop's Waltham (St Peter) Churchyard

12-Feb

ROBSON, DAVID UNDERWOOD; RAFVR (791116), age: 34

LAC

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

12-Feb

BOWER, JULIAN; RAFVR (1135100), age: 24

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 Northumberland South.  He is buried in Delaval (Our Lady) Churchyard, Blyth

13-Feb

WATTS, EDWARD ALBERT; RAFVR (1802654), age: Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, MV435? of No 155 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing following an engine failure due to inverted flying for too long.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

13-Feb

BRZEZINA, Stanislaw; PAF (P.76782), age: 41

Gp Capt

He was killed whilst flying as a passenger in Dakota III, KG397 of No 435 Sqn, which crashed in Surrey Hill as  it was approaching Croydon on its return from a sortie  to Germany to the UK.  He is buried in Orpington (St Mary Cray) Cemetery

13-Feb

CLARK, ALFRED JOHN; RCAF (J/36345), age: 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG397 of No 435 Sqn, which crashed in Surrey Hill as  it was approaching Croydon on its return from a sortie  to Germany to the UK.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

13-Feb

DOXEY, GEORGE ARTHUR; RAFVR (2205894), age: 23

LAC

He was killed whilst flying as a passenger in Dakota III, KG397 of No 435 Sqn, which crashed in Surrey Hill as  it was approaching Croydon on its return from a sortie  to Germany to the UK.  He is buried in Ripley Cemetery, Derbyshire

13-Feb

GRODZICKI, Stanislaw; PAF (P.76623), age: 40

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying as a passenger in Dakota III, KG397 of No 435 Sqn, which crashed in Surrey Hill as  it was approaching Croydon on its return from a sortie  to Germany to the UK.  He is buried in Orpington (St Mary Cray) Cemetery

13-Feb

JOYCE, ROBERT GRAY AFC; RCAF (J/6168), age: 25

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG397 of No 435 Sqn, which crashed in Surrey Hill as  it was approaching Croydon on its return from a sortie  to Germany to the UK.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

13-Feb

PALMER, DENIS; RAFVR (2216688), age: 21

LAC

He was killed whilst flying as a passenger in Dakota III, KG397 of No 435 Sqn, which crashed in Surrey Hill as  it was approaching Croydon on its return from a sortie  to Germany to the UK.  He is buried in Leeds (Holbeck) Cemetery

13-Feb

HAMILL, FELIX; RAFVR (1417475), age: 25

LAC

He was serving with No 136 R & SU at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

13-Feb

ANDERSON, ROBERT MITCHELL; RAFVR (1569931), age: 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland V, VB885 of No 302 FTU, which crashed into the sea off Calshot whilst attempting to land on three engines in poor visibility.  He is buried in Uphall Cemetery

13-Feb

BARKER, HAROLD; RAFVR (1676976), age: 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland V, VB885 of No 302 FTU, which crashed into the sea off Calshot whilst attempting to land on three engines in poor visibility.  He is buried in Oldham (Greenacres) Cemetery

13-Feb

COUCHMAN, RAYMOND BRUCE; RAFVR (188189), age: 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland V, VB885 of No 302 FTU, which crashed into the sea off Calshot whilst attempting to land on three engines in poor visibility.  He is buried in Thanington (St Nicholas) Churchyard

13-Feb

DOLLIN, KENNETH; RAFVR (201260), age: 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland V, VB885 of No 302 FTU, which crashed into the sea off Calshot whilst attempting to land on three engines in poor visibility.  He is buried in Doncaster (Rose Hill) Cemetery

13-Feb

GRANGER, GEOFFREY; RAFVR (1812335), age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland V, VB885 of No 302 FTU, which crashed into the sea off Calshot whilst attempting to land on three engines in poor visibility.  He is buried in Kibworth Cemetery

13-Feb

O'DONOGHUE, MICHAEL; RAFVR (1800981), age: Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland V, VB885 of No 302 FTU, which crashed into the sea off Calshot whilst attempting to land on three engines in poor visibility.  He is buried in Ballyhea Cemetery, Charleville

13-Feb

O'KEEFE, HARRY; RAFVR (3040215), age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland V, VB885 of No 302 FTU, which crashed into the sea off Calshot whilst attempting to land on three engines in poor visibility.  He is buried in Fawley (All Saints) Churchyard

13-Feb

SANDISON, HAMISH IAN; RAFVR (1571678), age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland V, VB885 of No 302 FTU, which crashed into the sea off Calshot whilst attempting to land on three engines in poor visibility.  He is buried in Portobello (St Mark) Episcopalian Churchyard

13-Feb

SNOOK, LEONARD EDMUND; RAFVR (2247825), age: Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland V, VB885 of No 302 FTU, which crashed into the sea off Calshot whilst attempting to land on three engines in poor visibility.  He is buried in Romford Cemetery

13-Feb

STEVENS, RONALD CEDRIC; RAFVR (2211805), age: 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland V, VB885 of No 302 FTU, which crashed into the sea off Calshot whilst attempting to land on three engines in poor visibility.  He is buried in Rawtenstall Cemetery

13-Feb

EDWARDS, DENNIS EUGENE; RAFVR (1586555), age: 22

WO

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

13-Feb

WARMAN, FREDERICK ARNOLD; RAFVR (2265791), age: 17

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 Edmonton.  He is buried in Edmonton Cemetery, Middlesex

13-Feb

BRIGGS, DOUGLAS; RAF (541649), age: 29

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 Middlesborough.  He is buried in Guisborough Cemetery

13-Feb

GUY, NORMAN EDGAR; RAFVR (1238993), age: 24

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 Surrey South Eastern.  He is buried in Dorking Cemetery

14-Feb

LA HEI, GEHINES;  (), age:

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, TA525 of No 13 OTU, which crashed into high ground at Castle Bolton in Yorkshire after failing to follow the air traffic controllers instructions to climb.  He is buried in

14-Feb

TUCKER, ALEC GEORGE; RAFVR (1419419), age:  41

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died in the RAF Hospital at Halton, cause unknown.  He is buried in Kensal Green (St Mary's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

15-Feb

COOK, GEORGE ALBERT; RAFVR (177688), age: 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, MT852 of No 16 Sqn, which dived into the ground out of cloud near Celle after control was lost.  He is buried in Celle War Cemetery

15-Feb

HUME, JOHN FRENCH; RAFVR (297832), age: 44

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 Northern Ireland?  He is buried in Belfast (Dundonald) Cemetery

15-Feb

TAYLOR, WILLIAM; RAFVR (1024945), age: 42

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 Oxford.  He was cremated at  Manchester Crematorium

15-Feb

WALKER, KENNETH SCOTT; RAFVR (195053), age: 39

Fg Off

He was serving in the UK and died at Cosford Railway Station, cause unknown.  He was cremated at  Birmingham (Perry Bar) Crematorium.

15-Feb

STERN, EDWARD MAURICE; RAFVR (1895829), age: 20

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 Westminster.  He is buried in St Pancras Cemetery

16-Feb

EYRE, ANTHONY DFC; AuxAF (90408), age: 27

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, NV787 of No 1 APS, which crashed into a tree during an attempted forced landing near St Athan following an engine failure.  He is buried in Llangennith (St Cennydd) Churchyard

16-Feb

GIBBS, JAMES ARTHUR; RAFVR (1197000), age: 25

WO

He was serving with the ME Signals Centre at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

16-Feb

DAVIDSON, THOMAS; RAFVR (181777), age: 20

Fg Off

He was serving at RAF Butterworth and was killed in a explosion in the bomb dump.  He is buried in Taiping War Cemetery.

16-Feb

TURNER, VINCENT; RAFVR (181801), age: 22

Fg Off

He was serving at RAF Butterworth and was killed in a explosion in the bomb dump.  He is buried in Taiping War Cemetery.

16-Feb

ASTON, ERNEST; RAFVR (1557627), age: 25

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 Ashton.

16-Feb

AYRES, RONALD OUBRIDGE; RAFVR (1881430), 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 Chester.  He is buried in Bromley (St Luke's) Cemetery

16-Feb

ROTHWELL, W; RAFVR (974231), age: Unknown

Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died in Oxford Military Hospital from injuries sustained in an accident.  He is buried in Pitsligo Parish Churchyard.

16-Feb

LEAVER, PHILIP HARRIS; RAF (54736), age: 24

Fg Off

He was serving in the UK and died in the RAF Hospital, Wroughton from injuries sustained in a motor-cycle accident the previous night.  He is buried in Swindon (Whitworth Road) Cemetery.

17-Feb

TAHHAN, JOSEPHINE; WAAF (2990210), age: Unknown

ACW2

He was serving with No 107 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  She is buried in Beirut War Cemetery

17-Feb

LISTER, JACK; RAFVR (1480287), age: 36

Sgt

He was travelling on board HMT Duchess of Richmond and died at sea, cause unknown as yet.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

17-Feb

HARVEY, FRED; RAFVR (982444), age: 30

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and died at Townleys Hospital, Bolton.  He is buried in Atherton Cemetery.

17-Feb

STERLING, HENRY (HARRY); RAFVR (1906810), age: Unknown

AC2

He was serving in the UK and died from injuries sustained when he was hit by a taxi at night on Bloxwich Road, Walsall the previous night. He is buried in Belfast City Cemetery.

18-Feb

FILLMORE, ERIC GEORGE DFC; RAFVR (152245), age: 23

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire F21, LA216 of Rotol Ltd, which flew into high ground in bad weather during a test flight of a contra-rotating propeller system.  He is buried in Sudbury Cemetery

18-Feb

SCOTT, DONALD; RAFVR (1551181), age: 23

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 Chippenham.  He is buried in Alvah Parish Churchyard

18-Feb

RYAN, RICHARD; RAF (329403), age: 45

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 Durham North Western.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (St John's Westgate and Elswick) Cemetery

18-Feb

FORD, FRANCIS HENRY EDWARD; RAF (53238), age: 26

Flt Lt

He was serving in the UK and died in the RAF Hospital, Church Village, Llantwit Fardre, Glamorgan.  He is buried in Cardiff (Llandaff) Cemetery.

18-Feb

GARDINER, GEORGE ALFRED; RAFVR (1182287), age: 32

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and died at Mill End Hospital, St. Albans, Herts.  He is buried in Chingford Mount Cemetery.

18-Feb

BACKHOUSE, PETER WALTER SEYMOUR; RAFVR (201731), age: 20

Plt 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 Warwick.  He was cremated at  Manchester Crematorium

19-Feb

SHARP, HARRY SIDNEY; RAFVR (3006721), age: 22

LAC

He was serving with No 4 BPD and died at the British Military Hospital, Coloba, India.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery.

19-Feb

AIRD, ALAN RONALD CAMERON; RAF (574456), age: 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, NT558 of No 54 OTU, which spun into the ground out of cloud near Pitsford in Northamptonshire during a cross country navigation flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

19-Feb

GRAVES, WILLIAM ARTHUR; RAFVR (1605214), age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, NT558 of No 54 OTU, which spun into the ground out of cloud near Pitsford in Northamptonshire during a cross country navigation flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

19-Feb

GRAINGER, ALBERT EDWARD; AuxAF (865548), age: 44

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 Cardiff.  He is buried in Cardiff Western Cemetery

19-Feb

WEBB, WILLIAM GEORGE; RAFVR (701539), age: 27

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 North Bucks.  He is buried in Hanslope (St James) Churchyard

19-Feb

MOORE, VIOLET FLORENCE; WAAF (2099386), age: 24

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 Scotland?  She is buried in Drumholm Old Church of Ireland Graveyard

20-Feb

DANSKY, ROBERT; RAFVR (1827224), age: 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lincoln I, RF385 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Querniborough Barsby in Leicestershire after control was lost after entering cu-nim cloud.  He is buried in Glasgow (Glenduffhill) Jewish Cemetery

20-Feb

GRANT, SYDNEY BOND; RAFVR (1567881), age: 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lincoln I, RF385 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Querniborough Barsby in Leicestershire after control was lost after entering cu-nim cloud.  He is buried in Ardrossan Cemetery

20-Feb

HORTON, MICHAEL GEOFFREY; RAFVR (150654), age: 23

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lincoln I, RF385 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Querniborough Barsby in Leicestershire after control was lost after entering cu-nim cloud.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

20-Feb

REES, EVAN DONALD; RAFVR (185845), age: 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lincoln I, RF385 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Querniborough Barsby in Leicestershire after control was lost after entering cu-nim cloud.  He is buried in Merthyr Tydfil (Cefn) Cemetery

20-Feb

REEVE, RUSSELL MOUATT; RAFVR (1876156), age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lincoln I, RF385 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Querniborough Barsby in Leicestershire after control was lost after entering cu-nim cloud.  He is buried in Rugby (Whinfield) Cemetery

20-Feb

WELLS, GEORGE ARNOLD; RAFVR (1522610), age: 36

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lincoln I, RF385 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Querniborough Barsby in Leicestershire after control was lost after entering cu-nim cloud.  He is buried in York Cemetery, Yorkshire

20-Feb

YORK, ARTHUR JOHN ALFRED DFM; RAFVR (1514962), age: 21

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lincoln I, RF385 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Querniborough Barsby in Leicestershire after control was lost after entering cu-nim cloud.  He is buried in Irchester Cemetery

20-Feb

DUNCOMBE, WALTER CHARLES; RAFVR (1396882), age: Unknown

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, RD434 of No 254 Sqn, which crashed near Brinningham in Norfolk following an engine failure whilst flying at low level in bumpy conditions.  He is buried in Lewisham (Hither Green) Cemetery

20-Feb

WRIGHT, COLIN EDMOND; RAFVR (1040041), age: 24

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, RD434 of No 254 Sqn, which crashed near Brinningham in Norfolk following an engine failure whilst flying at low level in bumpy conditions.  He is buried in Carlisle (Stanwix) Cemetery

20-Feb

KHOSHABA ODISHO; IL (3543), age: Unknown

L/Cpl

He was serving at Iraq Levies at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Habbaniya Memorial

20-Feb

CLARK, ERIC GEORGE; RAFVR (1684914), age: 22

WO

He was serving at RAF Rivenhall and was accidentally knocked down by a car on the runway on 2 January.  He appeared to making a good recovery from a fractured skull and broken leg when he suddenly died.  He is buried in Widford (St Mary) Churchyard.

20-Feb

BARLOW, LAWRENCE; RAF (53608), age: 58

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 St Asaph.  He is buried in Meiliden (St Melydd) Churchyard

21-Feb

BERRY, FREDERICK REGINALD; RAFVR (154518), age: 21

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB373 of No 115 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Leamington Spa after spinning from high altitude during an air test.  He is buried in Stapleford Cemetery

21-Feb

CANTRELL, JOHN DOUGLAS; RAFVR (153835), age: 23

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB373 of No 115 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Leamington Spa after spinning from high altitude during an air test.  He is buried in Fulford Cemetery

21-Feb

CRUTCHLEY, DENNIS WILLIAM; RAFVR (1819939), age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB373 of No 115 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Leamington Spa after spinning from high altitude during an air test.  He is buried in Burton-upon-Trent Cemetery

21-Feb

NEWMAN, MAURICE JOHN; RAFVR (1410814), age: 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB373 of No 115 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Leamington Spa after spinning from high altitude during an air test.  He is buried in Bristol (Avon View) Cemetery

21-Feb

PAYNE, DONALD FREDERICK; RAFVR (1737531), age: Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB373 of No 115 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Leamington Spa after spinning from high altitude during an air test.  He is buried in Stockerston (St Peter) Churchyard

21-Feb

STEDMAN, RONALD; RAFVR (1811928), age: Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB373 of No 115 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Leamington Spa after spinning from high altitude during an air test.  He is buried in City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

21-Feb

OTTLEY, DERRICK KEITH TASMAN; RAFVR (1271496), age: 23

WO

He was serving with No 220 Sqn and died at RAF Castel Benito, Libya, cause unknown  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery.

21-Feb

RAY, DONALD WALTER DFC; RAFVR (156105), age: Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL528 of BOAC, which crashed and burst into flames whilst making an emergency landing at Charlottetown on Prince Edward Island.  He is buried in Sherwood Cemetery

21-Feb

HOLMES, PATRICIA FLORENCE ROSE; WAAF (2144393), age: 21

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 Dartford.  She is buried in or was cremated at  Beckenham Crematorium and Cemetery

21-Feb

EVANS, BERNARD; RAFVR (1738627), age: 22

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 Nottingham.  He is buried in Mansfield Woodhouse Cemetery

21-Feb

HICKSON, HERBERT; RAFVR (1132097), 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 Ormskirk.  He is buried in Ashton-in-Makerfield (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

21-Feb

BOYCE, KENNETH DUDLEY DFM; RAFVR (134529), age: 32

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 Poole.  He is buried in Northampton (Billing Road) Cemetery

21-Feb

PALMER, HERBERT JAMES; RAFVR (724400), 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 Scotland?  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

22-Feb

CRISP, MAXWELL ROBERT (MAX); RAFVR (1593585), age: 23

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 Sleaford.  He is buried in Scrooby (St Wilfred) Churchyard

22-Feb

LITTLER, ALBERT; RAFVR (1515367), 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 Manchester.  He is buried in Westhoughton Cemetery

22-Feb

CANDY, PERCIVAL GEORGE; RAF (516224), age: 31

Sgt

He had been invalided out of the RAF in October 1943 and at his home at Rock House, High Street, Wells after a short illness. He is buried in Wells Cemetery.

23-Feb

CURTIS, PETER MASON; RAFVR (3014218), age: 19

LAC

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

24-Feb

ROSENFIELD, HYMAN ISAACS; RAFVR (1904778), age: Unknown

AC1

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

24-Feb

NOBLE, HAYDN; RAFVR (1835547), age: Unknown

LAC

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

24-Feb

HUMPHRIES, NORMAN CLIFFORD; RAFVR (1798607), age: 22

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 Swindon.  He is buried in Glasnevin (or Prospect) Cemetery

24-Feb

IRVIN, GEORGE YEELES; RAFVR (1141378), age: 24

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 Weston super Mare in the 2nd Qtr.  He is buried in Eston Cemetery

25-Feb

PORTER, ROBERT SPENCER; RAFVR (1892164), age: Unknown

Sgt

He was serving with No 356 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained   He is buried in Colombo (Lliveramentu) Cemetery

25-Feb

BONNAR, WILLIAM MCKEE; RAFVR (108613), age: 28

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Vengence IV, FD402 of No 227 Grp CF, which overturned at Raipur in India whilst attempting a forced landing following an engine failure.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery

25-Feb

WATSON, HENRY FINDLAY; RAFVR (1567648), age: Unknown

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Vengence IV, FD402 of No 227 Grp CF, which overturned at Raipur in India whilst attempting a forced landing following an engine failure.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery

25-Feb

PALMER, NORMAN; RAFVR (1635346), age: 22

LAC

He was serving with No 329 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

25-Feb

BARSTOW, HAROLD; RAFVR (1130840), age: 31

Cpl

He was serving at HQ ME at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Johnnesburg (West Park) Cemetery

25-Feb

SAYID YAHAYA BIN SAYID PUTA; RAFVR (785759), age: Unknown

AC2

He was serving in Singapore at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-Feb

LORD, ALLAN; RAFVR (2208846), 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 Newton.  He is buried in Aspull (St Elizabeth of Hungary) Churchyard

26-Feb

HOLMES, JAMES; RAFVR (1568517), age: 22

Flt Sgt

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

26-Feb

ANDERSON, WILLIAM DUGUID; RAFVR (1581968), age: 22

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, MD402 of No 155 Sqn, which collided with MD483 of the same unit which formated on him without his knowledge.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

26-Feb

STEWARD, ROBERT SAMUEL STUART; RAFVR (171041), age: 26

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 271 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained   He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

26-Feb

TWIZELL, ERIC; RAFVR (1777157), age: 23

LAC

He was serving with No 3 MTLRU at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Udine War Cemetery

26-Feb

CROWE, WILLIAM HERBERT; RAFVR (1128109), age: 25

Cpl

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

26-Feb

JOHNSON, JOHN; RAFVR (1018283), age: 31

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 Barrow in Furness.  He is buried in Barrow-in-Furness Cemetery

26-Feb

CLAPSON, ANTHONY GEORGE; RAFVR (3078890), age: 18

AC2

He was serving in the UK and died at Peterborough Memorial Hospital.  He is buried in East Peckham (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

26-Feb

LAKE, ERIC WILLIAM; RAFVR (901448), age: 30

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 Eastern.  He is buried in Bandon Hill Cemetery

26-Feb

SPRINGATE, FRANK GORDON; RAFVR (1628953), age: 25

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 Tonbridge.  He is buried in Tonbridge Cemetery

27-Feb

WAKELIN, BERNARD WILLIAM; RAFVR (1725284), age: 22

LAC

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

27-Feb

WILLIAMS, REBA JOYCE; WAAF (2025487), age: 22

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 Hendon.  She is buried in Brightwell (St Agatha) New Churchyard

27-Feb

ROBINSON, THOMAS HENRY; RAFVR (1000933), age: 42

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 Middlesborough.  He is buried in Middleborough (Acklam) Cemetery

27-Feb

BURGESS, REGINALD CHARLES; RAFVR (1875294), age: 21

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 Sleaford.  He is buried in or was cremated at  Islington Cemetery and Crematorium

27-Feb

SCHOFIELD, LESLIE; RAFVR (1009388), age: 31

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 Southampton.  He was cremated at  Manchester Crematorium

27-Feb

PHILLIPS, STANLEY GEORGE; RAFVR (1041665), age: 34

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 Wolverhampton.  He is buried in Wolverhampton Borough Cemetery

28-Feb

WOLTON, WILLIAM GEORGE STANLEY; RAFVR (1267148), age: 32

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 Ipswich.  He is buried in Ipswich Old Cemetery

28-Feb

JENKINS, NOAH; RAFVR (1148561), age: 38

AC2

He was serving in the UK and died at the Ministry of Pensions Hospital, Chapel Allerton, Leeds.  He was cremated at  Leeds (Lawns Wood) Crematorium.

28-Feb

LONSDALE, ROBERT; RAFVR (1019771), age: 34

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died of illness at home, 37 Thornbridge Road, Falkirk, probably from stomach trouble contracted whilst serving in Italy.  He is buried in Camelon Cemetery.

28-Feb

McKENNA, JAMES JOSEPH; RAFVR (1907964), 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 Navan, County Meath  He is buried in Duleek (Holy Cross) Catholic Cemetery.

28-Feb

SEYMOUR, MARION ESTHER; WAAF (435284), 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 Scotland?  She is buried in Deptford (Grove Park) Cemetery

28-Feb

YOUNG, DONALD; RAFVR (1275465), age: 33

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and died at the R.A.F. Hospital, Wroughton.  He is buried in Maidstone Cemetery, Kent.

28-Feb

COATES, PETER BUCKLE; RAFVR (150302), age: 22

Flt Lt

He was serving in the UK and died at the Wings Club, Grosvenor Place, London.  He is buried in Ross (St Mary) Churchyard.

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