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Casualties - March 1946


01-Mar

BLACK, FREDERICK LAWSON; RAF (355665), age: 45

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 Hammersmith.  He was cremated at  Mortlake Crematorium

01-Mar

FENNELL, PAMELA MARY; WAAF (2070576), 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 Marlborough.  She is buried in Marlborough Borough Cemetery

01-Mar

BOGLE, CHARLES RIPLEY AFC; RAFVR (102615), age: 33

Sqn Ldr

He was serving in the UK and was accidental drowned when he went through the ice whilst skating on Portmore Loch, Scotland.  He was cremated at  Edinburgh (Warriston) Crematorium.

01-Mar

ROBERTSON, ALFRED WEBB; RAF (655865), age: 32

Sgt

He had probably been demobilised and was working as a Commercial Traveller when he died at 34 Newbottle Terrace, Edinburgh, due to Pulmonary TB.  He was cremated at  Edinburgh (Warriston) Crematorium.

02-Mar

ELLIS, DAVID HENRY; RAF (571882), age: Unknown

Cpl

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

02-Mar

TIGHE, THOMAS JOSEPH PATRICK; RAFVR (1054254), age: 27

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, which occurred in the RAF Hospital at Ely, but no other details are known.  He is buried in Oscott College Cemetery, Birmingham.

02-Mar

DANCE, GEORGE EDWARD; RAFVR (85209), age: Unknown

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 Northern Ireland?  He is buried in Lurgan New Cemetery

02-Mar

HARDYMAN, JOHN ANTHONY WHITFIELD; RAFVR (591920), age: 23

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  Leicester City (Gilroes) Crematorium

02-Mar

WILLIAMS, JOHN ROBERT; RAFVR (1118271), age: 38

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 Wrexham.  He is buried in Froncysyllte (St David) Churchyard

03-Mar

MARTIN, GUY JOSEPH MARIE DFC; RAFVR (161289), age: 24

Flt Lt

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

03-Mar

RAY, RICHARD KNOX; RAF (48949), age: 34

Flt Lt

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

03-Mar

FREEMAN, EDWARD CHARLES; RAFVR (1538415), 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 Cleveland.  He is buried in Darlington West Cemetery

03-Mar

TOMPKINS, PERCY HAROLD; RAFVR (749918), age: 56

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 Portsmouth.  He is buried in Hastings Cemetery, Sussex

04-Mar

BOOTH, ARTHUR; RAFVR (1433067), age: 24

AC1

He was serving with No 5012 (Airfield Construction) Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

04-Mar

TURTON, JACK; RAFVR (124816), age: Unknown

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt II, KJ213 of No 390 MU, which stalled and crashed whilst attempting to clear high ground on take off from Kuala Lumper.  He is buried in Kuala Lumper (Cheras Road) Civil Cemetery, Malaysia

04-Mar

DEVANEY, PATRICK ALOYSIUS; RAFVR (1797772), age: Unknown

LAC

He was serving with No 54 SP and went missing on this date but wasn't reported missing until two weeks later.  He is presumed to have drowned.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

04-Mar

JUDD, WILLIAM JAMES; RAFVR (1020645), age: 33

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 Bromley.  He is buried in or was cremated at  Beckenham Crematorium and Cemetery

04-Mar

CARTER, KENNETH ROY; RAFVR (1459145), age: 23

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, which occurred in the RAF Hospital, Ely but no further details are known.  He is buried in Winchester (Magdalen Hill) Cemetery.

04-Mar

STODDARD, GEOFFREY WILLIAM; RAFVR (31467), age: 28

Sqn Ldr

He was serving in the UK and probably killed his two year old daughter then committed suicide at Hornby Avenue, Kenton, Middlesex with a revolver.  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium.

05-Mar

BRUCE, KENNETH; RAFVR (1367788), age: 30

Cpl

He was serving with No 232 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained   He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

05-Mar

FITZPATRICK, HUBERT HENRY (BOB); RAFVR (919332), age: 28

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 Bromley.  He is buried in West Wickham (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

05-Mar

TIPLADY, WILLIAM GEORGE; RAFVR (1381175), 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 Bulmer.  He was cremated at  Leeds (Lawns Wood) Crematorium

05-Mar

MAHN, FREDERICK HOLBROOK; RCAF (J/5671), age: 29

Flt Lt

He was serving in the UK having lost both his legs on 8 May 1943, as the result of two weeks in a dinghy in the North Sea following ditching in June 1942.  He died from a 'Perforation of the descending colon' and was cremated at Cambridge Crematorium.

05-Mar

BRANDON, ARTHUR RICHARD; RAF (643003), age: 41

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 Ipswich.  He is buried in Ipswich Old Cemetery

05-Mar

McKERRELL, JAMES; RAFVR (1558480), age: 24

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died at Turneyland Farm, Inchinnan from acute leukaemia.  He is buried in Kilnaughton Old Churchyard, Isle of Islay.

06-Mar

BYTHEWAY, JOHN; RAFVR (1099808), age: Unknown

LAC

He was serving with No 6 BPO at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

06-Mar

HANCOCK, ALBERT; RAFVR (1042631), age: 24

LAC

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

06-Mar

BILES, ALBERT JAMES; RAFVR (1151571), 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 Ipswich.  He is buried in Ipswich Old Cemetery

06-Mar

ROBINSON, PERCY; RAFVR (1540894), 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 Wirral.  He is buried in Middleborough (Acklam) Cemetery

07-Mar

WADE, WILLIAM JONES; RAFVR (1691410), age: Unknown

Cpl

He was serving with No 2942 Sqn, RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained   He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

07-Mar

MOORE, FRANCIS JOSEPH; RAFVR (1681561), age: 45

AC1

He was serving in the UK and died in Liverpool Royal Infirmary, cause unknown.  He is buried in Thurstaston (St Bartholomew) Churchyard.

08-Mar

BAMJEE, DINSHAW SORAB; RIAF (3348), age: Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Meteor III, EE344 of No 74 Sqn, which hit a tree near Langley Burrell in Wiltshire whilst carrying out an unauthorised practice attack on a train.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Mar

SUTHERLAND, ALEXANDER DFC; RAFVR (174225), age: 23

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire F21, LA251 of No 122 Sqn, which dived into the sea over the Moray Firth following and engine failure, possibly as a result of the pilot attempting to abandon the aircraft.  He was not wearing a life preserver or equipped with a dinghy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Mar

GOULD, ERIC JOHN; RAF (653889), age: 41

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 Liverpool North (37).  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery

08-Mar

CROWTHER, FRANK JESSOP; RAFVR (2233879), age: 21

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which possibly occurred in the RAF Hospital at Halton, his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Newsome (St John) Churchyard

08-Mar

HOLYOAK, FREDERICK ROY; RAFVR (1186194), 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 Reading.  He is buried in Reading (Henley Road) Cemetery

08-Mar

TRELEAVEN, BOB; RAFVR (141464), age: 24

AC1

He had served in India and Persia from 1941 and died at Tehidy Sanatorium after contracting a serious illness whilst serving in Persia.   He is buried in Launceston Cemetery.

08-Mar

RENYARD, CYRIL HARRY; RAF (366166), age: 35

Sgt

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained. But it ocurred in the RAF Hospital at Wroughton.  He is buried in Portsmouth (Kingston) Cemetery.

08-Mar

ROBINSON, FREDERICK HENRY; RAFVR (1133693), 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 Wakefield.  He is buried in Grantham Cemetery

09-Mar

BALAAM, HORACE WILLIAM; RAFVR (1239399), age: 23

Cpl

He was serving with No 114 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

09-Mar

BROWN, JAMES WALTER; RAF (524678), age: 27

WO I

He was possibly serving with the RCAF at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Montreal (Mount Royal) Cemetery.

09-Mar

FRANKLIN, HENRY EDWARD; RAF (346281), age: 45

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 Bilston.  He is buried in Codsall (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension

09-Mar

DAWSON, EDWARD ERNEST; RAF (960575), age: 42

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 Colchester.  He is buried in Clacton Cemetery

09-Mar

BROWN, WILLIAM JOHN MCDONALD; RAFVR (1366043), age: 24

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 Scotland?  He is buried in Alva Cemetery

10-Mar

LONGSTAFF, JOSEPH RAYMOND; RAFVR (3001464), age: 20

AC2

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

10-Mar

NEWTON, RONALD HOADLEY; RAFVR (1379526), age: 35

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 Bromley.  He is buried in Kensington (Gunnersbury) Cemetery

10-Mar

QUIN, DENNIS JOHN; RAFVR (2294160), 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 Kettering.  He is buried in Kensington (Gunnersbury) Cemetery

10-Mar

DEAN, THOMAS CHARLES HAROLD; RAFVR (910713), age: 38

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 Scotland?  He is buried in St Martin Churchyard, Jersey

10-Mar

McDONALD, RANDALL; RAFVR (1527513), age: 29

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 Belfast (Milltown) Roman Catholic Cemetery

10-Mar

KENNEDY, DONALD WALLACE; RAFVR (1903358), 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 Southampton.  He is buried in Londonderry City Cemetery

11-Mar

MYERS, REGINALD; RAFVR (1053177), age: 31

AC1

He was serving with No 70 OTU at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Johnnesburg (West Park) Cemetery

11-Mar

BERNAL, STANLEY HOPE; RAFVR (713063), 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 Scotland?  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

11-Mar

HAY, FRANCIS ALEXANDER; RAFVR (987034), age: 46

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 Dundee (Balgay) Cemetery

12-Mar

CONNOR, THOMAS; RAFVR (1759137), age: 22

LAC

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

12-Mar

SHEPHERD, JACK; RAF (512656), 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 Holywell.  He is buried in Connah's Quay Cemetery

13-Mar

PURNELL, FREDERICK PERCY EDWARD; RAF (170631), age: 30

Plt Off

He was serving with No 156 Sqn 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 Tottenham Cemetery.

13-Mar

KACZORKIEWICZ, Jan; PAF (P.0640), age: 33

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 301 Sqn and died at the Paderewski Hospital, Edinburgh, due to mitral stenosis, from which he had been suffering for 6 years.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Corstorphine Hill) Cemetery.

13-Mar

DAY, KENNETH JULIAN; RAFVR (1676862), age: 33

Cpl

He was serving with No 241 Wing and was killed when he was run over by a jeep.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery.

13-Mar

RICE, WILLIAM TERENCE; RAFVR (153103), age: Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, RM982 of No 4 CMU, which dived into the ground near Dum Dum in India following an engine failure whilst flying at about 1,000 ft.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

13-Mar

KNOWLES, JAMES DAVID HOWIE; RAFVR (1509913), age: 24

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, due to acute leukaemia.  He is buried in Tranent New Cemetery.

14-Mar

ASTLEY, GERALD; RAFVR (181315), age: 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, TZ191 of No 20 Sqn, which crashed into a row of parked Thunderbolts whilst attempting an overshoot at Hmawbi in Burma after hitting the ground during the approach to land.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

14-Mar

CURTIS, GORDON HERBERT; RAFVR (1805116), age: Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, SN231 of No 33 Sqn, which crashed near Springe in Germany following failure to recover control after this was lost during a formation turn in cloud.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

14-Mar

TARRY, FRANCIS IVENS; RAFVR (3000412), age: 20

Sgt

He was serving with No 620 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained   He is buried in Habbaniya War Cemetery

14-Mar

GRZECHNIK, Szymon; PAF (P.781338), age: 28

Sgt

He was serving with No 16 (P) SFTS and died in the General Hospital, Birmingham as a result of injuries sustained in an accident.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

14-Mar

GRAY, RONALD LESTER; RAFVR (1897676), age: 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB705 of No 20 MU, which crashed near or into the Templewood Nursing Home near Stroud when all four engines failed on take off due to the pilot not setting the Idle Cut Off switches to 'Off'.  He is buried in Portsmouth (Kingston) Cemetery

14-Mar

THOMAS, REGINALD HEBER AFC; RAF (43825), age: 39

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB705 of No 20 MU, which crashed near or into the Templewood Nursing Home near Stroud when all four engines failed on take off due to the pilot not setting the Idle Cut Off switches to 'Off'.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

14-Mar

BROWNHILL, ANTHONY; RAFVR (1530047), age: 33

Cpl

He was serving with No 35 PTC at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

14-Mar

CHAPMAN, KEITH GORDON; RAF (57534), age: 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XVI, SL559 of No 61 OTU, which rolled inverted and crashed whilst attempting to correct his landing position during the approach to Keevil, the aircraft burst into flames on impact near the end of the runway.  He was cremated at  Kettering Crematorium

14-Mar

FILER, STANLEY RICHARD; RAFVR (1585514), 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 East Ham.  He was buried in or cremated at  City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

14-Mar

BLANEY, WILLIAM JOHN; RAFVR (1620460), age: 26

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

14-Mar

ROSE, REGINALD ALBERT; RAF (652340), age: 26

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 Newton.  He is buried in Brightlingsea (All Saints) Churchyard

14-Mar

HACKFORTH, ROBERT NEWTON; RAFVR (901247), age: 25

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died at the Military Hospital, Holton Park, Oxford.  He is buried in Weston super Mare Cemetery.

15-Mar

PRATLEY, RONALD GEORGE; RAFVR (1891987), age: 22

LAC

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

15-Mar

CROFT, LEWIS RAYMOND; RAFVR (2294345), 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 Bedford.  He is buried in Slaugham (St Mary) Churchyard

15-Mar

SPINNER, WALTER ALBERT; RAFVR (1148541), 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 Derby.  He is buried in Derby (Nottingham Road) Cemetery

15-Mar

DUGUID, DOUGLAS ROBERTSON; RAF (615882), age: 33

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and was found dead on a burn near Cuper and was thought to have fallen from a door of his compartment on a passenger train and rolled down the railway embankment into the water. He is buried in Scone Cemetery.

15-Mar

McALONAN, SAMUEL; RAFVR (2259398), age: 18

AC2

He was serving in the UK and was reported as having died on the LNER line 1 mile south of Lossiemouth Railway Station.  He is buried in Dalziel (Airbles) Cemetery

16-Mar

CARTER, JOHN; RAFVR (1624759), age: 21

LAC

He was serving with No 2708 Sqn, RAF Regiment and was killed in an incident at Meiktila airfield.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

16-Mar

CLEMENTS, WILLIAM LUTHER; RAF (513118), age: Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 7 RAF Hospital, Aden at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Maala Cemetery

16-Mar

BROOKS, JOSEPH EDWARD; RAFVR (1610078), age: 44

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 Battersea.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Earlsfield) Cemetery

16-Mar

WILLIAMS, DEREK; RAFVR (3079921), age: 18

AC2

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 Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

16-Mar

MONKS, JOHN WILLIAM CYRIL; RAFVR (1619922), 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 London City.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

17-Mar

SCUTT, BASIL JOSEPH; RAF (521881), age: 33

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 22 PTC at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

17-Mar

LANSDOWNE, GEORGE DFC; RAF (13132), age: 59

Sqn Ldr

He was serving in the UK died in the County Hospital, Isle of Wight after a brief illness.  He is buried in Yarmouth (St James) Church Cemetery.

17-Mar

FRANKLIN, CHARLES HAIGH; AuxAF (853790), age: 40

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 South.  He is buried in Liverpool (Allerton) Cemetery

17-Mar

COLES, OLIVE RUTH; WAAF (2030586), age: 27

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 Watford.  She is buried in Chorleywood Road Cemetery

18-Mar

TURPIN, ERIC BERTRAM; RAFVR (1876222), age: 21

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Auster V, TJ600 of No 659 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Miranshah in India  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

18-Mar

BLAIKLEY, ANTHONY FREDERICK BARNARD; RAFVR (1812758), age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NG437 of No 1653 HCU, which spun into the ground after stalling on take off from North Luffenham, possibly as the result of incorrect elevator trim, it was the pilot's first solo on type.  He is buried in Burwash (St Bartholomew) Churchyard

18-Mar

BONE, ANTHONY; RAFVR (1893897), age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NG437 of No 1653 HCU, which spun into the ground after stalling on take off from North Luffenham, possibly as the result of incorrect elevator trim, it was the pilot's first solo on type.  He is buried in Whitchurch (St Andrew) Churchyard

18-Mar

DEXTER, FRANK KEIGHLEY; RAFVR (1588838), age: 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NG437 of No 1653 HCU, which spun into the ground after stalling on take off from North Luffenham, possibly as the result of incorrect elevator trim, it was the pilot's first solo on type.  He is buried in Burnley Cemetery

18-Mar

NUTTING, REGINALD THOMAS; RAFVR (1392418), age: 24

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NG437 of No 1653 HCU, which spun into the ground after stalling on take off from North Luffenham, possibly as the result of incorrect elevator trim, it was the pilot's first solo on type.  He is buried in Chingford Mount Cemetery

18-Mar

ROSSITER, ALEXANDER JOHN; RAFVR (1850694), age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NG437 of No 1653 HCU, which spun into the ground after stalling on take off from North Luffenham, possibly as the result of incorrect elevator trim, it was the pilot's first solo on type.  He is buried in Shepton Mallett Burial Ground

18-Mar

THOMAS, ALFRED ALBERT WILLIS; RAFVR (1818932), age: 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NG437 of No 1653 HCU, which spun into the ground after stalling on take off from North Luffenham, possibly as the result of incorrect elevator trim, it was the pilot's first solo on type.  He is buried in Halesowen (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

18-Mar

VALLER, THOMAS EDWARD; RAFVR (3051950), age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NG437 of No 1653 HCU, which spun into the ground after stalling on take off from North Luffenham, possibly as the result of incorrect elevator trim, it was the pilot's first solo on type.  He is buried in St Helier (Mont-a-l'Abbe) New Cemetery, Jersey

18-Mar

AITKEN, GEORGE; RAFVR (1373023), age: 34

LAC

He was serving with No 20 FTC at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Sai Wan War Cemetery

18-Mar

BARBER, ELLIOTT FREDERICK; RAFVR (157252), age: 39

Fg Off

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

18-Mar

SHINGLETON, ANTHONY DAVID; RAFVR (1174282), age: Unknown

LAC

He was serving in the UK and he was killed in an accident when a RAF lorry hit a telegraph pole, his death was registered in Plympton.  He is buried in Loughton Burial Ground.

19-Mar

GOODCHILD, THOMAS WILLIAM; RAF (57062), age: 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, X7282 of No 224 Sqn, which flew into the sea off St Eval the reason for which remains unknown.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Mar

DAVIES, KENNETH JAMES; RAFVR (1315356), age: Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 71 ASR MCU at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Gibraltar Memorial

19-Mar

DAWNAY, MICHAEL; RAF (33082), age: 33

Wg Cdr

He was serving at AHQ Austria and died at La Rochegasse, in Vienna.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

19-Mar

LAKE, HERBERT JOHN; RAFVR (121818), age: 34

Wg Cdr

He was serving at RAF Podington and was found shot dead in his office, a verdict of suicide being recorded.  He is buried in Witheridge Congregational Chapelyard.

19-Mar

DAVIES, LEONARD; RAFVR (1417039), 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 Fakenham (30) or Portsmouth (51).  He is buried in Rhondda (Penrhys) Cemetery

19-Mar

SWATTON, SAMUEL VICTOR ERNEST; RAFVR (905220), age: 33

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and died in Over Hospital, Gloucestershire  He is buried in Gloucester Old Cemetery.

19-Mar

WARD, WILFRED JAMES; RAFVR (1526980), 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 Hawarden.  He is buried in Hull Western Cemetery

19-Mar

KIGHTLEY, HERBERT; RAFVR (1637005), 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 Luton.  He is buried in Luton General Cemetery

20-Mar

HARDIE, WILLIAM THOMAS; RAFVR (197628), age: 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hornet I, PX283 of No 64 Sqn, which flew into trees near Wroxham in Norfolk whilst flying at low level.  He was cremated at  Norwich and Norfolk Crematorium

20-Mar

WOZNIAK, Tadeusz; PAF (P.707106), age: 20

AC1

He was serving with No 6306 Service Echelon and died from injuries sustained whilst attempting to put out a fire at RAF Coltishall.  He is buried in Norwich Cemetery.

20-Mar

TRZCINSKI, Aleksander; PAF (P.794550), age: 37

LAC

He was serving with No 6306 Service Echelon and died from injuries sustained whilst attempting to put out a fire at RAF Coltishall.  He is buried in Norwich Cemetery.

20-Mar

PARKIN, WILFRED; RAFVR (1026941), age: 25

LAC

He was serving with No 644 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained   He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

20-Mar

McEVOY, CHARLES JEROME; RAFVR (749048), age: 25

Sgt

He was serving with the BPO Unit Andheri at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery

20-Mar

MOSS, ALROY EZRA; RAF (639953), age: 26

Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died at the Emergency Hospital, Black Notley, Braintree.  He is buried in Black Nottley (SS Peter and Paul) Churchyard.

20-Mar

WARREN, EDWARD THOMAS; RAFVR (166344), age: 56

Flt Lt

He was serving in the UK and he died at the Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital, Herne Bay.  He is buried in Herne Bay Cemetery.

20-Mar

HILL, RAYMOND BOWDEN; RAFVR (2204195), age: 21

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 Bucklow.  He is buried in Wilmslow Cemetery

20-Mar

HESLOP, FREDERICK; RAFVR (2206917), age: 52

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 Salford (Weaste) Cemetery

20-Mar

MATTHEWS, DENNIS ARMOND GEORGE; RAF (635484), 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 Norwich.  He is buried in Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk

21-Mar

ABBOTT, JAMES STUART; RAFVR (198309), age: Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, PT766 of No 595 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Bishopston in Glamorganshire after control was lost in cloud.  He is buried in Killay (St Hilary of Poictiers) Churchyard

21-Mar

DART, KENNETH CHARLES DAYMOND DFC; RAFVR (42397), age: 24

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito 33, TW235 of No 703 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Rush Hall in Kent during low level aerobatics.  He was cremated at  Charing (Kent County) Crematorium

21-Mar

PENNY, ROBERT EVAN; RAFVR (1686666), age: 36

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Kowloon at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Kuala Lumper (Cheras Road) Civil Cemetery, Malaysia

21-Mar

MORTON, JOHN RUSSELL; RAFVR (1366825), age: 31

LAC

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

21-Mar

RIDLEY, GORDON PHILIP; RAFVR (1804814), 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 Acle.  He is buried in Thorpe-next-Norwich (St Andrew) CHURCH Cemetery

21-Mar

THORNTON, ALBERT CHARLES; RAFVR (1228182), 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 Brentford.  He is buried in Chiswick New Cemetery

21-Mar

GUNTER, FREDERICK SPENCER; RAFVR (1424432), age: 23

LAC

He was serving in the UK and was found hanging behind his bedroom door, his death being registered in Bristol.  He is buried in Bristol (Avon View) Cemetery.

21-Mar

TURNBULL, JOHN; RAFVR (1147818), age: 45

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 Durham North Western.  He is buried in Tynemouth (Preston) Cemetery

21-Mar

THOMAS, LESLIE DAVID; RAFVR (2216802), age: 37

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died at 8 Mountjoy Crescent, Penarth, cause unknown.  He is buried in Penarth Cemetery.

21-Mar

PARKHURST, WILLIAM EDWARD; RAF (3745), age: 50

WO

He was serving in the UK and died in hospital in Sleaford from injuries sustained in a road accident.  He is buried in Wolborough (St Mary) Churchyard.

22-Mar

EARLEY, MERVIN ROY; RAFVR (193063), age: 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IV, LE841 of No 6 Sqn, which crashed near the ranges at Nazareth in Palestine after being distracted by the flash from his rockets during an RP practice.  He is buried in Khayat Beach War Cemetery

22-Mar

SOCHA, Kazimierz Jan; PAF (P.782145), age: 26

Cpl

A member of No 6316 Servicing Echelon, he was killed when Mustang III, HB841 of No 126 Sqn, struck the fuel bowser on which he was working as it taxied pass him at RAF Hethal.  He is buried in Norwich Cemetery.

22-Mar

PARAMANATHAN, ALBERT THAMBYRAJAH; RAFVR (1813355), age: 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XVI, TE183 of No 61 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames whilst flying at low level and attempting a landing at RAF Keevil.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

22-Mar

O'BRIEN, THOMAS PATRICK; RAFVR (2211001), age: Unknown

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 Northern Ireland?  He is buried in Limerick (St Lawrence's) Catholic Cemetery

22-Mar

HARVEY, KENNETH SPENCER; RAFVR (1383958), age: 23

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 Northumberland South.  He is buried in Aldborough Hatch (St Peter) Churchyard

22-Mar

HAILEY, WILLIAM JOSEPH; RAFVR (1156394), 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 Shoreditch.  He is buried in or was cremated at  Islington Cemetery and Crematorium

23-Mar

SMITH, ANTHONY MATTHEW; RAFVR (124692), age: 25

Flt Lt

He was serving as a Lancaster pilot and was admitted to the RAF Hospital at Ely in July 1945 with an unspecified illness.  He was then transferred to the Devizes Hospital in November, where he died.  He is buried in Seend (Holy Cross) Churchyard.

23-Mar

ALLDRED, THOMAS; RAFVR (1499187), age: 42

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 Leigh in the 2nd Qtr.  He is buried in Leigh Cemetery

23-Mar

HASKINGS, DONALD FREDERICK; RAFVR (1400965), 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 Taunton.  He was cremated at  Bristol (Arnos Vale) Crematorium

24-Mar

COMELY, ANTHONY HUGH BASIL; RAF (1624759), age: Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 2708 Sqn, RAF Regiment and was killed in an incident at Meiktila airfield.  He is buried in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

24-Mar

WILLIAMS, DAVID MORRIS; RAFVR (1403645), 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 Huntingdon.  He is buried in Chirk (St Mary) Churchyard

24-Mar

INGHAM, ERIC; RAFVR (1048987), 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 Manchester.  He is buried in Oldham (Greenacres) Cemetery.

24-Mar

WARNER, RONALD; RAFVR (1112646), age: 25

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Pocklington (No 102 Sqn?) and died from injuries sustained on 18 March, when the Flying Control jeep he was travelling in, overturned on the perimeter track at the end of runway No 14.  He was admitted to York Military Hospital but never regained consciousness and  was buried in Ackworth Cemetery.

25-Mar

MASSEY, JOSEPH DFM; RAFVR (185868), age: 25

Fg Off

He was serving with No 110 Sqn and died at No 45 British General Hospital, Singapore.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery.

25-Mar

ROSS, DAVID ELLIOT; RAFVR (53828), age: 33

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 617 Sqn and was killed in a motorcycle accident at Digri.   He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

25-Mar

SHEWRY, MABEL FLORENCE ETHEL; WAAF (453647), age: 26

ACW1

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 Salisbury.  She is buried in Stratton St Margaret (Upper Stratton) Cemetery

25-Mar

OATES, JOHN CHRISTOPHER; RAFVR (2211734), age: Unknown

AC1

He was serving in the UK and committed suicide by poisoning, his death being registered in Sligo  He is buried in Sligo Cemetery.

26-Mar

CUMMING, RODERICK; RAFVR (159961), age: Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN366 of No 243 Sqn, which flew into a mountain on Lantau Island, Hong Kong as it descended through cloud during an air test.  He is buried in Sai Wan War Cemetery

26-Mar

HALL, JOSEPH; RAFVR (149270), age: 24

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN366 of No 243 Sqn, which flew into a mountain on Lantau Island, Hong Kong as it descended through cloud during an air test.  He is buried in Sai Wan War Cemetery

26-Mar

WARBURTON, GUY CHARLES GLADICE; RAFVR (160675), age: Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN366 of No 243 Sqn, which flew into a mountain on Lantau Island, Hong Kong as it descended through cloud during an air test.  He is buried in Sai Wan War Cemetery

26-Mar

IVES, ARTHUR WILLIAM; RAFVR (1247700), age: Unknown

LAC

The unit in which he was serving nor his cause of death has yet to be ascertained but he died at Westminster Hospital, London.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Mar

WARDELL, LEONARD SYDNEY; RAFVR (1466115), 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 Hendon.  He is buried in Harrow (Pinner) New Cemetery

26-Mar

STONES, JOHN MICHAEL; RAFVR (941331), age: 26

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died at the District General Hospital, Kidderminster.  He is buried in Lower Mitton (St Michael) Churchyard.

26-Mar

LOVETT, FREDERICK JOHN; RAFVR (932011), age: 24

LAC

He was serving in the UK and was killed at Stretton-under-Fosse in a motor-cycle accident.  He is buried in Bramfield (St Andrew) Churchyard, Suffolk.

27-Mar

EVANS, DAVID JOHN; RAFVR (181341), age: 33

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland V, PP103 of No 209 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on take off from RAF Seletar after the flight engineer inadvertently closed both throttles to the port engines.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

27-Mar

HATTON, ALBERT DONALD; RAFVR (1831882), age: 22

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland V, PP103 of No 209 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on take off from RAF Seletar after the flight engineer inadvertently closed both throttles to the port engines.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

27-Mar

LA NAUZE, PETER CLAUDE; RAFVR (1891328), age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland V, PP103 of No 209 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on take off from RAF Seletar after the flight engineer inadvertently closed both throttles to the port engines.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

27-Mar

McKAIG, ROBERT ALEXANDER; RAFVR (1568821), age: 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland V, PP103 of No 209 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on take off from RAF Seletar after the flight engineer inadvertently closed both throttles to the port engines.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

27-Mar

PEACOCK, WILFRED; RAFVR (1033463), age: 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland V, PP103 of No 209 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on take off from RAF Seletar after the flight engineer inadvertently closed both throttles to the port engines.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

27-Mar

TINKLER, JOHN WALTER; RAF (47318), age: 27

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland V, PP103 of No 209 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on take off from RAF Seletar after the flight engineer inadvertently closed both throttles to the port engines.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

27-Mar

CROSBIE, FRANCIS; RAFVR (1370831), 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 Gloucester Rural.  He is buried in Dalnottar Cemetery.

28-Mar

GORRIE, ALEXANDER HENDERSON; RAFVR (1520954), age: 22

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died in Hairmyres Hospital, East Kilbride, from Pulmonary TB.  He is buried in Ayr Cemetery, Ayrshire.

28-Mar

ACTON, BILLIE CHARLES; RAFVR (1588061), age: 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN760 of No 159 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting a forced landing on the airfield at Pegu in Burma following an engine failure on take off.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

28-Mar

CRAIG, JAMES HUBERT; RAFVR (184054), age: 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN760 of No 159 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting a forced landing on the airfield at Pegu in Burma following an engine failure on take off.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

28-Mar

EVANS, LESLIE WALTER JOHN; RAFVR (1863438), age: 26

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN760 of No 159 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting a forced landing on the airfield at Pegu in Burma following an engine failure on take off.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

28-Mar

HEWITT, JACK; RAFVR (3005444), age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN760 of No 159 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting a forced landing on the airfield at Pegu in Burma following an engine failure on take off.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

28-Mar

HOLMES, RONALD NOEL LAWSON; RAFVR (1625069), age: 22

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN760 of No 159 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting a forced landing on the airfield at Pegu in Burma following an engine failure on take off.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

28-Mar

HORN, FREDERICK CHARLES; RAFVR (1602914), age: 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN760 of No 159 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting a forced landing on the airfield at Pegu in Burma following an engine failure on take off.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

28-Mar

JELL, ALLEN GEORGE; RAFVR (3050255), age: 21

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN760 of No 159 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting a forced landing on the airfield at Pegu in Burma following an engine failure on take off.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

28-Mar

McCLURE, HENRY GEORGE; RAFVR (184065), age: Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN760 of No 159 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting a forced landing on the airfield at Pegu in Burma following an engine failure on take off.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

28-Mar

MILNE, ARCHIBALD CHARLES; RAFVR (1573916), age: 21

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN760 of No 159 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting a forced landing on the airfield at Pegu in Burma following an engine failure on take off.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

28-Mar

PAYNE, CYRIL ALBERT; RAFVR (1804753), age: 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN760 of No 159 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting a forced landing on the airfield at Pegu in Burma following an engine failure on take off.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

28-Mar

PAYNE, WILLIAM JOHN CUNNIFFE; RAFVR (1795265), age: 22

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN760 of No 159 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting a forced landing on the airfield at Pegu in Burma following an engine failure on take off.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

28-Mar

REGAN, RICHARD HENRY; RAFVR (186341), age: 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN760 of No 159 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting a forced landing on the airfield at Pegu in Burma following an engine failure on take off.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

28-Mar

STRACHAN, WILLIAM JAMES; RAFVR (167877), age: 20

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN760 of No 159 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting a forced landing on the airfield at Pegu in Burma following an engine failure on take off.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

28-Mar

WOOD, JOHN STANLEY; RAFVR (166189), age: 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, KN760 of No 159 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting a forced landing on the airfield at Pegu in Burma following an engine failure on take off.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

28-Mar

JOHNSTON, WILLIAM KERR; RAF (544269), age: Unknown

Cpl

He was serving with No 74 MTLRU and died at Bergholstein, Germany.  He is buried in Celle War Cemetery.

28-Mar

PITHYOU ZAIA; IL (3547), age: Unknown

R/B

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

28-Mar

SAVAGE, PHYLLIS MAY; WAAF (2017104), 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 Newbury.  She is buried in Froyle (St Mary) Churchyard Extension

29-Mar

BEER, HENRY ALBERT; RAFVR (197600), age: 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN643 of No 10 Sqn, which flew into the side of a blind valley whilst trying to climb out of it during a supply dropping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Mar

MAIN, DAVID; RAFVR (1568281), age: Unknown

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN643 of No 10 Sqn, which flew into the side of a blind valley whilst trying to climb out of it during a supply dropping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Mar

COOPER, WILLIAM KENNETH; RAFVR (180306), age: 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN644 of No 10 Sqn, which flew into the side of a blind valley whilst trying to climb out of it during a supply dropping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Mar

STEDMAN, BERKLEY GEORGE; RAF (56186), age: Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN644 of No 10 Sqn, which flew into the side of a blind valley whilst trying to climb out of it during a supply dropping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Mar

WELCH, LESLIE ERNEST; RAFVR (1606977), age: 21

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN644 of No 10 Sqn, which flew into the side of a blind valley whilst trying to climb out of it during a supply dropping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Mar

COOK, EDWARD CECIL; RAFVR (1600777), age: 22

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KP270 of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie in Burma.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Mar

GORLEY, WILLIAM DFC; RAFVR (169474), age: 27

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KP270 of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie in Burma.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Mar

HUMES, GEORGE FEWSTER; RAFVR (167174), age: 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KP270 of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie in Burma.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Mar

RABY, JACK; RAFVR (203533), age: 29

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KP270 of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie in Burma.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Mar

REDFERN, DENIS CLIFFORD; RAFVR (1578892), age: 21

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KP270 of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie in Burma.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Mar

RHODES, JOHN EDWARD LAURENCE; RAFVR (1894239), age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KP270 of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie in Burma.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Mar

ROBINSON, FRANK; RAFVR (2207214), age: 22

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KP270 of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie in Burma.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Mar

ROBINSON, FRANK BARROW; RAFVR (1697566), age: 22

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KP270 of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie in Burma.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Mar

SHAW, FREDERICK BRIAN; RAFVR (170625), age: Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KP270 of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie in Burma.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Mar

EATON, EILEEN MARJORIE; WAAF (462954), age: 24

Sgt

She was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, EW630 of No 232 Sqn, when a fire broke out in the nose compartment and spread before an emergency landing could be made.  She is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

29-Mar

LOGAN, DUNCAN STRACHAN HAIL; RAFVR (1821780), age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, EW630 of No 232 Sqn, when a fire broke out in the nose compartment and spread before an emergency landing could be made.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

29-Mar

SZTUKA, Konrad Edward Kazimierz; PAF (P.704334), age: 25

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang IV, KH747 of No 303 Sqn, which spun into the ground whilst attempting to regain the airfield at Methal following an engine failure of take off airfield during a training flight.  He is buried in Norwich Cemetery

29-Mar

RAYWORTH, GEORGE WILLIAM; RAFVR (1497074), age: 25

Cpl

He was serving with No 6 BPO at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

29-Mar

BRUMBY, GEORGE ALMA; RAFVR (2216901), 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 Mansfield.  He is buried in Beckingham (All Saints) Churchyard Extension

29-Mar

DAVIDSON, DANIEL ROY FERGUSON; RAFVR (1691043), age: 24

LAC

He was serving in the UK died at Hairmyres Hospital, East Kilbride, due to Pulmonary TB.  He is buried in Strathblane Parish Churchyard.

30-Mar

GRYGLEWICZ, Maria; PAF (P.793340), age: 25

ACW2

She was serving with No 300 Sqn at the time of her death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained. but her death was registered in Wandsworth.  She is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

30-Mar

SIMMONS, MARIE LOUISE (AUSSIE); WAAF (2133421), age: 20

LACW

She was serving at the Telecom Centre at the time of her death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  She is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery.

30-Mar

HARRIS, VERA ELIZABETH DORA; WAAF (2065472), 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 Swindon in the 2nd Qtr.  She is buried in Bristol (Greenbank) Cemetery

31-Mar

TAYLOR, ALFRED; RAF (301574), age: 47

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 Wortley, Selby.  He is buried in Leeds (Hunslet New) Cemetery

31-Mar

EMERY, WILFRED; RAFVR (1661571), age: Unknown

LAC

He was serving with No 232 Grp at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

31-Mar

TRENFIELD, LEONARD WILLIAM; RAFVR (1656544), age: Unknown

Cpl

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

31-Mar

IDDON, WILLIAM WHITESIDE; RAFVR (1072969), age: 33

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 Ormskirk.  He is buried in Becconsall Chapelyard

31-Mar

TROTH, HERBERT SAMUEL; RAFVR (1663407), 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 Smethwick.  He is buried in Smethwick (Uplands) Cemetery

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