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Casualties - June 1946


01-Jun

EDMISTON, JAMES; RAFVR (1550943), age: 23

LAC

He was serving with No 139 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Munster Heath War Cemetery

01-Jun

PARIS, WILLIAM THOMAS; RAF (352697), 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 Liverpool  North.  He is buried in Liverpool (Kirkdale) Cemetery

01-Jun

FERN, NORMAN DOUGLAS; RAFVR (1703236), 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 Romsey.  He is buried in Ludgershall (St James) Churchyard

02-Jun

KEEHNEMUND, SYDNEY JAMES HENRY; RAFVR (3007506), age: 20

AC1

He was serving with No 620 Sqn and died at No 63 General Hospital, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.   He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery.

02-Jun

LAW, DENNIS VICTOR; RAFVR (1446240), age: 24

Cpl

He was serving with No 351 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

02-Jun

MANNING, GERALD OKE; RAFVR (83373), age: 30

Sqn Ldr

He was serving in the UK and was killed in a glider crash at Dunstable.  He was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium.

02-Jun

SPREADBURY, FLORENCE VIOLET MAY; WAAF (2132388), age: 22

LACW

She was serving in the UK and did from tuberculosis, her death was registered in Winchester.  She is buried in Bishopstoke (St Mary) Churchyard.

03-Jun

GARDNER, RONALD HENRY; RAFVR (3039138), age: 19

AC2

He was serving with No 67 Sqn and died at the British Military Hospital, Colaba, Bombay, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.   He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery.

03-Jun

SMALL, PERCIVAL WILLIAM; RAFVR (1412583), age: 41

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 Newport, Gwent.  He is buried in Newport (Christchurch) Cemetery

03-Jun

McALEESE, HARRY; RAFVR (1147167), 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 Derrykeighan Old Graveyard

04-Jun

TINKLER, WILLIAM ARTHUR; RAFVR (1695722), age: 23

LAC

He was serving with No 2902 Sqn, RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.   He is buried in Khayat Beach War Cemetery

04-Jun

BUDD, ERIC DANIEL; RAFVR (3011404), age: 20

LAC

He was serving with No 34 SP at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

04-Jun

GILFILLAN, RONALD EDGAR; RAFVR (1494233), age: Unknown

LAC

He was serving with No 5 MTBD at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

04-Jun

HUBBARD, RUSSELL PETER; RAFVR (1642285), age: 43

LAC

He had probably been serving in the Middle East but died in a Military Hospital in Norwich, after a long illness following an operation in Cairo.  He is buried in Wortham (St Mary) Churchyard.

04-Jun

LIVSEY, HERBERT; RAFVR (1675203), age: 39

AC1

He was serving in the UK and died at the Derbyshire Royal Infirmary, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He was cremated at  Nottingham Crematorium.

04-Jun

ROBERTS, WILLIAM ARTHUR; RAFVR (1313882), 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 Marylebone.  He is buried in Dylais Higher (Dyffryn Cellwen) Cemetery

04-Jun

MARKS, WILLIAM VICTOR; RAFVR (936658), age: 27

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and died at The City General Hospital, Sheffield, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Sheffield (Abbey Lane) Cemetery.

04-Jun

ISHERWOOD, RALPH; RAFVR (1522640), age: 29

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died at Victoria Hospital, Worksop, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Brinsworth (St George) Churchyard.

05-Jun

HEMINGWAY, JOHN CHARLES; RAFVR (3031421), age: 20

AC1

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 Heliopolis War Cemetery

05-Jun

DWIGHT, CHARLES ROBERT ROB DFC; RAFVR (42596), age: 34

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito FB26, KA265 of No 10 MU, which dived into the ground on the approach to Hullavington  He is buried in Sunnyside (St Michael) Churchyard.

05-Jun

ANDERSON, DAVID; RAFVR (140213), age: 39

Fg Off

He was serving at HQ 84 Grp at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

05-Jun

HOPKINS, DONALD BRUCE; RCAF (R/270104), age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died from tubercular meningitis, probably in Northallerton Military Hospital.  He is commemorated on the Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery.

06-Jun

ASKER, PETER GEORGE; RAFVR (1725431), age: Unknown

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

06-Jun

VALE, WILLIAM CHARLES (BILLY); RAF (2269490), 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 Chapel-en-Le-Frith.  He is buried in Birmingham (Handsworth) Cemetery

06-Jun

DRY, WILLIAM; RAFVR (1227970), 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 Hull.  He is buried in Hull (Hedon Road) Cemetery

06-Jun

PALFREYMAN, TOM; RAFVR (1529528), 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 Salford (Weaste) Cemetery

06-Jun

SKINNER, ERIC THOMAS; RAFVR (1239179), age: 25

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and died at the General Infirmary, Salisbury.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

08-Jun

BROUGH, COLIN DAVID; RAFVR (1570574), age: 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG747 of the Accra Communication Flt, which crashed after striking trees whilst attempting to fly below cu-nim clouds  He is buried in Yaba Cemetery

08-Jun

GILFILLAN, JAMES HENRY; RAFVR (153036), age: 22

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG747 of the Accra Communication Flt, which crashed after striking trees whilst attempting to fly below cu-nim clouds  He is buried in Yaba Cemetery

08-Jun

LYNCH, COLIN HENRY; RAFVR (167984), age: 20

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG747 of the Accra Communication Flt, which crashed after striking trees whilst attempting to fly below cu-nim clouds  He is buried in Yaba Cemetery

08-Jun

MORGAN, CECIL BRIAN; RAFVR (1412375), age: 22

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG747 of the Accra Communication Flt, which crashed after striking trees whilst attempting to fly below cu-nim clouds  He is buried in Yaba Cemetery

08-Jun

PEDEN, RAYMOND WILLIAM; RAFVR (1901334), age: 22

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG747 of the Accra Communication Flt, which crashed after striking trees whilst attempting to fly below cu-nim clouds  He is buried in Yaba Cemetery

08-Jun

PITT, ROY; RAFVR (1817246), age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG747 of the Accra Communication Flt, which crashed after striking trees whilst attempting to fly below cu-nim clouds  He is buried in Yaba Cemetery

08-Jun

PULLEYN, RUPERT JULIAN; RAFVR (181508), age: 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Auster IV, TJ415 of the Malaya Comm Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames from about 250 ft possibly due to a snapped elevator cable.  He is buried in ?

08-Jun

McCABE, WILLIAM; RAFVR (1017445), age: 30

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died at 1301 Govan Road (then the Southern General Hospital, now Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow), from 'acute mania and exhaustion'.  He is buried in Glasgow (Sandymount) Cemetery.

08-Jun

MIRFIN, GLADYS WINNIE; WAAF (479341), 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 Sheffield.  She is buried in Sheffield (Burngreave) Cemetery

08-Jun

DACRE, DENNIS PERCIVAL; RAFVR (1703295), 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 Sleaford.  He is buried in Salisbury (London Road) Cemetery

09-Jun

PELL, ERIC RAYMOND; RAFVR (1860044), age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died while bathing at Bournemouth having drunk some rum and two pints of Scotch ale as well as a considerable amount of beer before going for a swim.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

09-Jun

HULME, COLIN BRUNT; RAFVR (144251), age: 35

Fg Off

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

09-Jun

PORTER, JOHN ALEXANDER; RAF (528460), age: 33

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 Gosport.  He is buried in Gosport (Ann's Hill) Cemetery

09-Jun

BINDLEY, THOMAS ALBERT; RAFVR (1375022), age: 30

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 Willesden.  He is buried in Harrow (Harrow Weald) Cemetery

10-Jun

CICINSKI, Edmund; PAF (P.707780), age: 19

AC2

He was serving in Egypt and died in hospital.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

10-Jun

FENWICK, AUSTIN GUY; RAFVR (150072), age: 23

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, NL725 of the India CF, which spun into the ground near Bangalore following an engine failure during an unauthorised flight.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

10-Jun

FINNEY, DEREK EDWARD; RAFVR (166720), age: 20

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, NL725 of the India CF, which spun into the ground near Bangalore following an engine failure during an unauthorised flight.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

10-Jun

GREEN, ALBERT EDWARD; RAFVR (1864675), age: 21

LAC

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

10-Jun

WELCH, REGINALD WILLIAM; RAFVR (3202033), age: Unknown

AC2

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

10-Jun

BRAUNTON, JOHN HENRY; RAFVR (1654663), age: 24

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died in the North Devon Infirmary from injuries sustained in a motor cycle accident.  He is buried in Marwood (St Michael) Churchyard.

10-Jun

BRAZELL, BERTRAM VICTOR; RAFVR (1133564), 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 Norwich.  He is buried in Hellesdon (St Mary) Churchyard

10-Jun

COTTRELL, HENRY; RAFVR (1201927), 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 Westminster  He is buried in Welwyn Garden City (Hatfield Hyde) Burial Ground.

10-Jun

PITT, MAXWELL; RAFVR (145456), age: 24

AC1

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

11-Jun

HOLBROOK, WILFRED; RAFVR (1579140), age: 25

LAC

He was serving with No 2739 Sqn, RAF Regiment and was killed whilst defending a radio installation, which was attacked by a group of about 40 Indonesian insurgents.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery.

11-Jun

PARKER, NORMAN; RAFVR (1777072), age: 23

LAC

He was serving with No 2739 Sqn, RAF Regiment and was killed whilst defending a radio installation, which was attacked by a group of about 40 Indonesian insurgents.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery.

11-Jun

RICHMOND, GORDON; RAFVR (2292125), age: 18

AC2

He was serving in the RAF Regiment and was found dead with a self-inflicted gunshot wound at the RAF Regiment Depot, Belton Park.  He is buried in Easington (Colliery) Cemetery.

11-Jun

NEEDS, ERNEST EDWARD; RAFVR (1740075), age: 60

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 Pembroke (54).  He is buried in Pembroke Dock (Llanion) Cemetery

11-Jun

KIRKPATRICK, LESLIE; RAF (631022), age: 26

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 Ploughley.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery

12-Jun

GILL, DENNIS PERCY; RAFVR (166432), age: 21

Fg Off

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

12-Jun

BEECHEY, BRUCE; RNZAF (405363), age: 27

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 Bournemouth.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

12-Jun

SAGE, HENRY; RAFVR (1658542), age: 34

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

13-Jun

STOCK, ARTHUR; RAFVR (1141422), 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 Northwich.  He is buried in Barnton Cemetery

14-Jun

BUCK, FRANCIS TATE; RAFVR (1431724), 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 Norwich.  He is buried in Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk

14-Jun

MORLEY, BARRY NORTON; RAFVR (3082933), age: 18

AC2

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

14-Jun

PARKER, WALTER RENTON; RAFVR (1051218), age: 31

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and died at 188 Anlaby Road, Kingston-upon-Hull, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Hull Eastern Cemetery.

14-Jun

BREBNER, JOHN ROBERT; RAF (547009), 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 St Neots.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (St John's Westgate and Elswick) Cemetery

14-Jun

GILBOURNE, BRIDGET (BRIDIE); WAAF (420869), age: 36

Sgt

She was serving in the UK at the time of her death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained. but her death was registered in Uxbridge.  She is buried in Castletown Conyers Old Graveyard

14-Jun

FLETCHER, BASIL STEVEN; RAFVR (1672376), age: 25

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 Witney.  He is buried in Glasgow (Eastwood) Cemetery

15-Jun

WOODS, ALEC; RAFVR (1029853), age: 25

WO

He was serving in the UK and died in a motor cycle accident in Keighley Road, Bingley, when he collided with a car.  He is buried in Nelson Cemetery.

15-Jun

THOMSON, WALTER RUTHERFORD; RAF (49416), age: 26

Fg Off

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

15-Jun

KERRUISH, WILLIAM EDGAR; RAFVR (2298224), age: 18

AC2

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

16-Jun

HODKIN, LEONARD; RAFVR (1884194), age: 38

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died in the RAF Hospital, Northallerton, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He was cremated at  Sheffield Crematorium.

17-Jun

PHILLIPS, ROBERT CHRISTOPHER; RAFVR (1336497), age: 24

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, RM994 of No 28 Sqn, which was lost without a trace over the South China Sea during a ferry flight  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

17-Jun

EVERY, THOMAS ASHTON; RAFVR (1617506), age: 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang IV, KH798 of No 93 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Tissano in Italy whilst climbing to join up with other aircraft of the same unit.  He is buried in Udine War Cemetery

18-Jun

THOMSON, WALTER RUTHERFORD ; RAFVR (49416), age: 26

Fg Off

He was serving in the UK and died at Tor-na-dee sanatorium at Milltimber, Aberdeen from a haemorrhage following an operation. He had also been suffering from TB.  He is buried in Moffat Cemetery, Dumfriesshire.

18-Jun

ROWLEY, JAMES; RAFVR (1523300), age: 24

LAC

He was serving with No 50 PTC and died in the RAF Hospital, Singapore, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery.

18-Jun

HARRISON, TREVOR; RAF (568719), age: 26

Sgt

He was serving with the BAFO Communication Wing and died at Wunstorf, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

18-Jun

WHYTE, JOHN; RAFVR (1566181), age: 28

LAC

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

18-Jun

LANSDALE, MAURICE ALFRED; RAFVR (57827), age: Unknown

Flt Sgt

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

18-Jun

ALLCOCK, SYDNEY; RAFVR (1032921), 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 Macclesfield.  He is buried in Macclesfield Cemetery

19-Jun

GRANT, WILLIAM RUSSELL STRANG; RAFVR (198567), age: 22

Fg Off

He was serving with No 19 Sqn and was killed whilst travelling in a Jeep.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

19-Jun

HOLFORD, CLIFFORD ARTHUR; RAFVR (2221612), age: 26

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Market Harborough and died from injuries sustained when the lorry, in which he was travelling in back to the station skidded into the wall of a house.  He is buried in Salt (St James The Great) Churchyard Extension.

19-Jun

CUMMINGS, DAVID GRENADA; RAFVR (727039), 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 Hay.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

19-Jun

FERGUSON, JOHN; RAFVR (1145119), age: 26

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died from TB at Coleraine  He is buried in Coleraine Cemetery.

19-Jun

HARTLEY, HAROLD ASHWORTH; RAFVR (1541268), age: 34

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died at Westminster Hospital, London, after a severe illness.  He is buried in Haggate Baptist Chapelyard.

20-Jun

DIXON, WILLIAM HENRY; RAFVR (1449386), age: 24

LAC

He was serving with No 2798 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

20-Jun

DAVEY, JAMES GORDON; RAFVR (168290), age: Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, TA560 of No 13 OTU, which crashed and broke up near Holbeach after hitting power cables whilst flying below the authorised height on a low level navigation exercise.  He is buried in Romford Cemetery

20-Jun

GARBUTT, PETER DENIS; RAFVR (166299), age: Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, TA560 of No 13 OTU, which crashed and broke up near Holbeach after hitting power cables whilst flying below the authorised height on a low level navigation exercise.  He is buried in Bridlington Cemetery

20-Jun

JAMES, WALTER; RAFVR (1137463), age: 32

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 Staines.  He is buried in Chiswick New Cemetery

21-Jun

MEADOWS, PERCY HENRY; RAFVR (1725834), age: 20

Cpl

He was serving with No 535 Wing and died as the result of an accident with a tractor, no further details.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery.

21-Jun

JOHNSTON, THOMAS HERBERT; RAFVR (1798342), age: 25

LAC

He was serving with No 84 GCC at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Celle War Cemetery

21-Jun

REEVES, WILLIAM THOMAS; RAF (52793), age: 22

Flt Lt

He was serving in the UK and died in the RAF Hospital, St. Athan, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Fleur-de-Lis Church Cemetery.

21-Jun

GRIFFITHS, ERIC WILLIAM; RAFVR (1138397), 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 Isle of Man?  He is buried in Andreas (St Andrew) Churchyard

22-Jun

CHURCH, REGINALD LIONEL; RAFVR (1584051), age: 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NT989 of No 252 Sqn, which lost its tail after it struck the sea whilst low flying off the Greek coast.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

22-Jun

ALLARD, WILLIAM STANLEY; RAFVR (186359), age: Unknown

Fg Off

He was serving with No 353 Sqn but killed whilst flying in Expeditor I, KJ479 of the ACSEA Communication Flt, which dived into the sea off the Burmese coast, reason unknown.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

22-Jun

CROSBIE, LEONARD JOHN; RAF (29064), age: Unknown

Gp Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Expeditor I, KJ479 of the ACSEA Communication Flt, which dived into the sea off the Burmese coast, reason unknown.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

22-Jun

STURT, DONALD IAN PAUL; RAFVR (201103), age: 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Expeditor I, KJ479 of the ACSEA Communication Flt, which dived into the sea off the Burmese coast, reason unknown.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

22-Jun

KNIGHT, ROBERT; RAFVR (1095216), age: 24

Sgt

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

22-Jun

PICKERS, HENRY JOHN CHARLES; RAFVR (1219803), age: 23

Cpl

He was serving with the Campo Fermudo at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Udine War Cemetery

22-Jun

ALEXANDER, JOSEPH; RAFVR (1525028), 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 Bournemouth (26) or Stafford (32).  He is buried in Salford (Agecroft) Cemetery

22-Jun

LANGDILL, BERNARD JAMES; RAFVR (1658319), age: 41

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 Stoke on Trent.  He is buried in Stoke-on-Trent (Longton) Cemetery

23-Jun

DOBSON, JAMES; RAF (547354), age: 26

WO

He was serving with No 10 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.   He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

23-Jun

CARDWELL, PHILIP; RAFVR (2261851), age: 19

AC2

He was serving with No 353 Sqn and died in The British Military Hospital, Delhi, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.   He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery.

23-Jun

UTTLEY, RAYMOND; RAFVR (3081882), age: 17

AC2

He was serving in the UK and died from multiple injuries sustained in a motor accident at the service road leading from the Dumfries to Moffat road to the Dumfries to Lockerbie road.  He is buried in Kersal (St Paul) Churchyard.

23-Jun

WILSON, WILLIAM; RAFVR (946314), 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 Scotland?  He is buried in Neilston Cemetery

23-Jun

MEREDITH, JOHN DAVID; RAFVR (1864030), age: 21

AC1

He was serving in the UK and died at 10 Warren Road, Guildford, from a cerebral tumour.  He is buried in Guildford (Stoke) New Cemetery.

23-Jun

PANNIERS, VERNON ARCHIE; RAFVR (1864701), age: 27

WO

He was serving in the UK and died in St Thomas Hospital, Godalming, Surrey, following an operation.  He is buried in Beckley (All Saints) Churchyard.

24-Jun

BAGNALL, JOHN STEPHEN; RAFVR (3056282), age: 19

LAC

He was serving with No 306 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

24-Jun

REECE, ERNEST ALBERT THOMAS; RAFVR (785080), age: 32

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 Ilford.

24-Jun

WILSON, ROBERT JOSEPH; RAFVR (1085167), 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 Liverpool North.  He was cremated at  Liverpool (Anfield) Crematorium

24-Jun

PENNICOOKE, BASIL HOWDEN; RAFVR (2225108), age: 27

LAC

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

24-Jun

PARKER, WILLIAM; RAFVR (1039558), 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 there were too many death registrations to determine where he was registered.  He is buried in Leeds (Hunslet New) Cemetery

25-Jun

BENNETT, RALPH STEPHEN; RAFVR (1642411), age: 23

Cpl

He was serving with No 5358 Wing and died in La Salla College, Kowloon, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Sai Wan War Cemetery.

25-Jun

BARWELL, GEORGE THOMAS; RAFVR (1684246), age: 25

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Anson XII, PH789 of the BAFO Communication Flt, which crashed near Osnabruck after hitting a hill whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

25-Jun

HARRISON, SIDNEY; RAFVR (171806), age: 25

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson XII, PH789 of the BAFO Communication Flt, which crashed near Osnabruck after hitting a hill whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

25-Jun

HUGHES, FRED; RAFVR (136182), age: Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson XII, PH789 of the BAFO Communication Flt, which crashed near Osnabruck after hitting a hill whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

25-Jun

LIVINGSTONE, PETER; RAFVR (1556547), age: Unknown

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Anson XII, PH789 of the BAFO Communication Flt, which crashed near Osnabruck after hitting a hill whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

25-Jun

THOMSON, IAN ARCHIBALD MCLEAN; RAFVR (162920), age: 30

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson XII, PH789 of the BAFO Communication Flt, which crashed near Osnabruck after hitting a hill whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

25-Jun

CURD, NEVILLE ROBERT; RAFVR (1812649), age: 22

Flt Sgt

He was serving at RAF Palam and died at Iala-Musa, Punjab, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery.

25-Jun

BALTY, PETER;  (), age:

Cdt

A member of Yardley Wood ATC Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC661 of No RAF Shawbury Sqn, which spun into the ground near Burnaston in Derbyshire whilst attempting a single engine overshoot following the loss of the starboard engine during a training flight.  

25-Jun

WALLACE, SYDNEY;  (), age:

Cdt

A member of Yardley Wood ATC Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC661 of No RAF Shawbury Sqn, which spun into the ground near Burnaston in Derbyshire whilst attempting a single engine overshoot following the loss of the starboard engine during a training flight.  

25-Jun

BOWIE, DAVID DFM; RAF (50225), age: Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC661 of RAF Shawbury, which spun into the ground near Burnaston in Derbyshire whilst attempting a single engine overshoot following the loss of the starboard engine during a training flight.  He is buried in Eaglesham Cemetery

25-Jun

BREWSTER-LIVETT, JOHN HAROLD; RAFVR (1314508), age: 22

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC661 of RAF Shawbury, which spun into the ground near Burnaston in Derbyshire whilst attempting a single engine overshoot following the loss of the starboard engine during a training flight.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

25-Jun

MADAMS, MAURICE; RAFVR (1399974), age: 22

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC661 of RAF Shawbury, which spun into the ground near Burnaston in Derbyshire whilst attempting a single engine overshoot following the loss of the starboard engine during a training flight.  He is buried in Faversham Borough Cemetery

25-Jun

MAY, JOHN STANLEY; RAFVR (163664), age: 21

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, NC661 of RAF Shawbury, which spun into the ground near Burnaston in Derbyshire whilst attempting a single engine overshoot following the loss of the starboard engine during a training flight.  He is buried in Bradford (Thornton) Cemetery

26-Jun

KING, GEORGE JAMES DFC; RAFVR (136540), age: 27

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, RR241 of No 87 Sqn, which broke up after crashing into trees after undershooting an emergency landing at Treviso following an engine failure in the circuit.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

26-Jun

ROSE, GERALD BERTRAM; RAFVR (3044626), age: 19

LAC

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

26-Jun

SHELTON, WILLIAM HENRY; RAF (24792), age: 59

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and died at 12 Grange Loan, Edinburgh, due to arterio sclerosis and coronary thrombosis  He is buried in Edinburgh (Liberton) Cemetery.

26-Jun

GRAY, KENNETH; RAFVR (1800238), 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 Westminster.  He is buried in Great Yarmouth (Caister) Cemetery

27-Jun

COALES, JOHN WILLIAM; RAFVR (1806859), age: Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, SN222 of No 3 Sqn, which dived out of cloud near Schwagstorf probably as the result of becoming disorientated in the cloud during a turn.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

27-Jun

GRAY, ANTHONY JAMES; RAFVR (1567857), age: 23

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, RM967 of No 17 Sqn, which he abandoned following an engine failure over terrain unsuitable for a forced landing but his parachute failed to open.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery

27-Jun

HARRISON, JAMES EDWARD; RAFVR (181799), age: 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XVI, TE229 of the CGS, which collided with Wellington, BK214 of the same unit during an air gunnery practice sortie  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

27-Jun

BALLARD, SIDNEY HOWARD; RAFVR (2297456), age: 19

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK214 of the CGS, which collided with Spitfire TE229 of the same unit during an air gunnery practice sortie  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

27-Jun

EDWARDS, HARRY; RAF (618706), age: 26

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK214 of the CGS, which collided with Spitfire TE229 of the same unit during an air gunnery practice sortie  He is buried in Streatham Park Cemetery

27-Jun

HANCOCK, ROY ERNEST KENNETH; RAFVR (3000141), age: 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK214 of the CGS, which collided with Spitfire TE229 of the same unit during an air gunnery practice sortie  He is buried in or was cremated at  Wandsworth (Putney Vale) Cemetery and Crematorium

27-Jun

HINCHLIFFE, KENNETH; RAFVR (1622193), age: 22

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK214 of the CGS, which collided with Spitfire TE229 of the same unit during an air gunnery practice sortie  He is buried in Marsden (St Bartholomew) Churchyard

27-Jun

MATHERS, ALLENBY; RAF (137309), age: 26

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK214 of the CGS, which collided with Spitfire TE229 of the same unit during an air gunnery practice sortie  He is buried in Aberdeen (Springbank) Cemetery

27-Jun

RICKITTS, JOSEPH; RAFVR (1570052), age: 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK214 of the CGS, which collided with Spitfire TE229 of the same unit during an air gunnery practice sortie  He is buried in Stirling (Ballengeich) Cemetery

27-Jun

WEBBER, ARTHUR JOHN; RAFVR (1255473), 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 Cardiff.  He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery

27-Jun

ROHLEDER, ARTHUR; RAFVR (1294153), 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 Hackney.  He is buried in Chingford Mount Cemetery

27-Jun

COOK, CYRIL HENRY; RAFVR (1659560), age: Unknown

LAC

He was serving in the UK and in a London hospital, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bath (Locksbrook) Cemetery.

27-Jun

MacPHEE, ALLAN; RAFVR (1069288), age: Unknown

AC2

He was serving in the UK died at 80 Garthland Drive, Glasgow, due to cardiac decompensation  He was cremated at  Glasgow Crematorium.

28-Jun

SESTAK, LADISLAV; RAFVR (153502), age: Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, TA549 of No 13 OTU, which dived into the ground and burst into flames near Thirsk in North Yorkshire, probably after control was lost during aerobatics.  He is commemorated in The Maidenhead Register

28-Jun

VOLF, BOHUMIL; RAFVR (), age: 28

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, TA549 of No 13 OTU, which dived into the ground and burst into flames near Thirsk in North Yorkshire, probably after control was lost during aerobatics.  He is commemorated in The Maidenhead Register

28-Jun

RODGERS, WILLIAM; RAFVR (2208796), age: 24

Cpl

He was serving with No 8 MCU at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

28-Jun

FRY, HAROLD; RAFVR (1169832), age: 23

LAC

He was serving in the UK or had recently left the RAF and was possibly electrocuted whilst working as an electrician mate when he was working on cables at Cumberland Basin.  He is buried in Bristol (Arnos Vale) Cemetery.

29-Jun

BARRINGTON, HENRY HERBERT; RAFVR (3062924), age: Unknown

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ918 of No 48 Sqn, which was lost without a trace, probably in the sea off the Malayan coast whilst flying in bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Jun

BRADLEY, PETER WILLIAM; RAFVR (1874335), age: Unknown

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ918 of No 48 Sqn, which was lost without a trace, probably in the sea off the Malayan coast whilst flying in bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Jun

CROSS, IVOR JOHN MAY; RAFVR (1609666), age: 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ918 of No 48 Sqn, which was lost without a trace, probably in the sea off the Malayan coast whilst flying in bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Jun

HARE, JAMES WILLIAM; RAFVR (1141800), age: 24

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ918 of No 48 Sqn, which was lost without a trace, probably in the sea off the Malayan coast whilst flying in bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Jun

HARRISON, REGINALD SYDNEY; RAFVR (1815501), age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ918 of No 48 Sqn, which was lost without a trace, probably in the sea off the Malayan coast whilst flying in bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Jun

LEVENSTON, LOUIS SOLOMON; RAFVR (1905285), age: 31

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ918 of No 48 Sqn, which was lost without a trace, probably in the sea off the Malayan coast whilst flying in bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Jun

MULLUCKS, VICTOR WILLIAM; RAFVR (1894841), age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ918 of No 48 Sqn, which was lost without a trace, probably in the sea off the Malayan coast whilst flying in bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Jun

NEEDHAM, ARTHUR; RAFVR (1540712), age: Unknown

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ918 of No 48 Sqn, which was lost without a trace, probably in the sea off the Malayan coast whilst flying in bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Jun

SPENCER, JAMES WRIGHTSON; RAF (58390), age: 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ918 of No 48 Sqn, which was lost without a trace, probably in the sea off the Malayan coast whilst flying in bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Jun

STRONACH, WILLIAM; RAFVR (1495445), age: 23

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ918 of No 48 Sqn, which was lost without a trace, probably in the sea off the Malayan coast whilst flying in bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Jun

SUTTON, WILLIAM ROBERT; RAFVR (2269585), age: 29

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ918 of No 48 Sqn, which was lost without a trace, probably in the sea off the Malayan coast whilst flying in bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Jun

TILBURY, DONALD GEORGE; RAFVR (1802461), age: 24

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ918 of No 48 Sqn, which was lost without a trace, probably in the sea off the Malayan coast whilst flying in bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Jun

WRIGHT, LAWRENCE STRATTON; RAFVR (2269623), age: 22

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ918 of No 48 Sqn, which was lost without a trace, probably in the sea off the Malayan coast whilst flying in bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Jun

MORGAN, DENNIS EDWARDS; RAFVR (2216911), age: 22

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ918? of No 48 Sqn, which was lost without a trace, probably in the sea off the Malayan coast whilst flying in bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Jun

AVERY, GEORGE; RAFVR (2269956), age: Unknown

AC2

He was serving with No 48 Sqn and died in the British Military Hospital, Colaba, Bombay, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.   He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery.

29-Jun

GODDARD, WILLIAM EDWARD; RAF (577), age: 56

WO

He was serving in the UK under the name Pickett at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained. but his death was registered in Aldershot.  He is buried in Cove (St John) Churchyard.

30-Jun

HOUSTON, ERNEST; RAFVR (1799116), age: 23

LAC

He was serving with No 46 SP at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery.

30-Jun

GRIFFITHS, WILLIAM JOHN; RAF (561554), age: 35

Flt Sgt

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

30-Jun

DYSON, JOHN ALBERT; RAFVR (2214381), age: 21

Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died from head injuries sustained after he lost control of his motorcycle while riding along Hull Road, Eastrington, near Howden.  He is buried in Hull Eastern Cemetery.

30-Jun

HAMILTON, THOMAS; RAFVR (1572441), age: 24

AC1

He was serving in the UK and died in Cowglen Military Hospital, Glasgow from sarcoma of the respiratory system from which he had been suffering for 2 months.  He is buried in Glasgow (Eastwood) Cemetery.

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