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Casualties - July - December 1972


[August | September | October | November | December]

2 Jul

MULLEY, ADRIAN DOUGLAS  (T8079322) age: 19

SAC

He was serving at RAF Honington but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Ely as his death was registered in Ely.  He was cremated at Cambridge Crematorium

3 Jul

HUSSAIN, MAHMOOD  (B8081487) age: 19

SAC

He was serving at RAF Gutersloh at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  Details of his burial have not been ascertained

8 Jul

ARCHER, TERENCE JAMES  (B3134151) age: 38

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Lindholme at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in North Kesteven.  He is buried in Coningsby Cemetery

12 Jul

STINSON, ALFRED ERNEST  (S1078297) age: 51

WO

He was serving at RAF Cosford at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Wellington.  He is buried in St Cuthbert 's Churchyard, Donington

14 Jul

EVANS, PETER JOHN OGDEN  (N0680425) age: 32

Cpl

He was serving at RAF St Athan but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Wroughton as his death was registered in Swindon.  He is buried in Llantwit Major Cemetery

16 Jul

LAMONT, JAMES JOHN PATTON  (J1939145) age: 28

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Kinloss at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Aberdeen.  He is buried in Allen Vale Cemetery, Aberdeen.

18 Jul

BROCKHURST, DEREK ARTHUR  (584703) age: 41

A/Flt Lt

He was on the strength of RAF Innsworth, but probably died whilst non-effective and his death is registered in Hemsworth.  He was cremated at Pontefract Crematorium

20 Jul

HOBBS, JOHN JAMES BARCLAY MBE, MB, BS, FRCS, LRCP  (501301) age: 46

Wg Cdr

He was serving at RAF Brize Norton but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Wroughton as his death was registered in Swindon.  Details of his burial have not been ascertained

23 Jul

WEBSTER, ROWLAND JOHN  (F0687914) age: 27

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Gutersloh at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He was cremated at Sennefriedhof Crematorium, Bielefield

31 Jul

CARR, PETER ALAN  (F4027575) age: 45

M Sig

He was serving at RAF Odiham but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Wroughton as his death was registered in Swindon.  He was cremated at Maidstone Crematorium

1 Aug

CRONIN, ANTHONY ARTHUR  (4139686) age: 42

Flt Lt

He was serving as a navigation instructor at RAF Manby and was killed in a motoring accident in Buckinghamshire.  He is buried in St Mary's Churchyard, Manby.

6 Aug

GEMMELL, JOHN  (V2396683) age: 42

Chf Tech

He was serving at RAF Gatow but collapsed and died at his home, 1 County Cottages, Auldearn.  He is buried in Auldearn Churchyard, Nairn.

10 Aug

ASHE, CHARLES FRANCIS  (5200646) age: 23

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hunter F Mk 6, XF387 of No 4 Flying Training School Sqn, which collided with XF387 of the same unit in the circuit at RAF Valley, the wreckage landed in a caravan park killing one civilian and injuring others.  He was cremated at Worthing Crematorium

15 Aug

FITZPATRICK, CASIMIR HENRY  (F0783145) age: 52

M Plt

He was serving at RAF Newton and possibly died from multiple sclerosis, his death was registered in Basford.  He was cremated at Wilford Hill Crematorium, West Bridgford.

18 Aug

NEVILLE, WILLIAM CARTHAGE  (N4072394) age: 42

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Bruggen and died after spending a month in a coma following a car accident in Holland.  He is buried in Cambridge Cemetery.

18 Aug

BOWMAN, RAYMOND  (W4280180) age: 25

SAC

He was serving at RAF Coltishall at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Norwich Outer.  He is buried in Tynemouth (Preston) Cemetery

20 Aug

LANGSHAW, PETER  (F4035266) age: 42

Chf Tech

He was serving at RAF Luqa at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Imtarfa Military Cemetery

20 Aug

LAMBERT, BARRY JOHN  (U1939054) age: 29

Cpl

He was serving at RAF West Raynham at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Fakenham.  He was cremated at St Faith's Crematorium, Horsham St Faith

27 Aug

MOSS, WALTER ALFRED  (N0928779) age: 50

Flt Sgt

He was serving at RAF Honington but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Ely as his death was registered in Ely.  He was cremated at Cambridge Crematorium

1 Sep

RICHARDSON, JOHN MERITON  (P1942491) age: 27

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Medmenham and died from injuries sustained in a head-on collision with a car being drive by a drunk learner driver near Henley.  He was cremated at Thanet Crematorium.

6 Sep

McINTOSH, ALAN JACKSON  (S0543613) age: 53

WO

He was serving at RAF Leuchars at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Monifieth.  He was cremated at Dundee Crematorium.

7 Sep

ROSS, ALEXANDER DOUGLAS  (C3505169) age: 31

Flt Sgt

He was serving at RAF Kinloss at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Forres.  He is buried in Newtonards Cemetery.

7 Sep

DOUGLAS, SAMUEL  (P4274327) age: 34

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Turnhouse at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Dunfermline.  He was cremated at Kirkcaldy Crematorium.

12 Sep

HALL, JEREMY THORNDIKE  (2608446) age: 37

Gp Capt

He was the OC (Designate) of RAF Wittering and was killed whilst flying in Harrier GR Mk 1, XV799 of No 233 OCU, which flew into the ground at Dornie in the Highlands whilst flying in cloud and drizzle.  He is buried in Great Bedwyn Parish Churchyard, Marlborough

14 Sep

BOATMAN, ANDREW FRANCIS MB BS MRCS LRCP DIPA  (508274) age: 27

Flt Lt

He was serving at RAF Honington at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Church of Holy Innocents, Great Barton, Bury St Edmunds.

16 Sep

STILES, IVOR  (Q1936312) age: 30

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Leconfield at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Holderness.  He was cremated at Hull Crematorium

16 Sep

GRIFFITHS, PETER MARTIN  (J8100114) age: 18

AC

He was serving at RAF North Luffenham and was killed when his motorcycle collided head-on with a car on a bend at Halegate Road, Halebank.  He is buried in Rainhill Parish Churchyard.

22 Sep

FLANAGAN, THOMAS  (R4279784) age: 25

SAC

He was serving at RAF Akrotiri at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Dhekelia Military Cemetery

22 Sep

BLOUNT, IAN STEWART  (K8100696) age: 22

AC

He was serving at RAF Debden at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Mid Glamorgan.  He was cremated at Mansfield Crematorium

27 Sep

VIGUS, ROGER JOHN  (M0680576) age: 33

Sgt

He was serving at RAF St Mawgan but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Wroughton as his death was registered in Swindon.  He was cremated at Kingsdown Crematorium, Swindon

28 Sep

CHAMBERLAIN, ALLAN HENRY AFC  (137417) age: 49

A/Cdre

He was probably on the non-effective establishment of RAF Uxbridge and died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Church of English Martyrs, Launceston

30 Sep

DALY, ANTHONY THOMAS MB, BCH, DO  (505118) age: 45

Wg Cdr

He was serving at RAF Wroughton at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Ireland?.  He is buried in St Finbarr's Cemetery, Cork

6 Oct

CONSTANT, EDWARD PETER  (4233105) age: 24

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Canberra PR Mk 9, XH172 of No 13 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Akrotiri during a flypast, possibly due to the aircraft flying through the wake turbulence of the preceding one.  He was cremated at Landican Crematorium, Birkenhead

6 Oct

WADE, ANTHONY  (608355) age: 29

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Canberra PR Mk 9, XH172 of No 13 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Akrotiri during a flypast, possibly due to the aircraft flying through the wake turbulence of the preceding one.  He is buried in Wolborough Cemetery, Newton Abbott

8 Oct

WAKELY, WYNFORD OLIVER  (R1960048) age: 24

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Manston at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Thanet.  He was cremated at Le Foulon Crematorium, St Peter Port, Guernsey.

11 Oct

MACFARLANE, HUGH BAIRD BELL  (T8008259) age: 20

SAC

He was serving at RAF Cranwell at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Lincoln.  He was cremated at Greenock Crematorium.

13 Oct

YEO, MAURICE GEORGE ARCM  (V4093623) age: 40

WO

He was probably on the non-effective establishment of RAF Uxbridge and died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Hillingdon Cemetery

15 Oct

MARTIN, WILLIAM JOHN  (T0544888) age: 55

WO

He was serving at RAF Coningsby at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in North Kesteven.  He is buried in Coningsby Cemetery

15 Oct

GAULT, DAVID ROBERT  (5201542) age: 22

Plt Off

He was serving at RAF Halton or died in the RAF Hospital at Halton, his death being registered in Ireland?.  He is buried in Dean's Grange Cemetery, Dublin

15 Oct

ROBINSON, GRAHAM MAITLAND  (H8001776) age: 16

App Admin

He was serving at RAF Honington at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Wayland.  He is buried in Holy Innocents Churchyard, Great Barton, Bury St Edmonds

15 Oct

MOGG, HAZEL MARY  (Q2826160) age: 47

M ALM

She was serving at RAF Topcliffe at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in East Retford.  She was cremated at York Crematorium.

18 Oct

DIXON, DENNIS  (M1961507) age: 22

SAC

He was serving at RAF Benson at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Henley.  He was cremated at Chichester Crematorium

19 Oct

HUSSEY, ERIC GRAHAM  (B8012540) age: 17

App

He was either serving at RAF Halton or died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in St Michael & All Angels Churchyard, Halton

30 Oct

SEVERNS, THOMAS WILLIAM  (Y2402697) age: 42

Cpl

A member of the RAF Police, he was serving at RAF Innsworth and he had been injured in cross fire between Turks and Greeks during the troubles in 1960/61 and despite recovering he retained a bullet lodged near his heart.  He is buried in Crookes Cemetery, Sheffield

31 Oct

McGOWRAN, PATRICK SEUMAS  (156614) age: 48

Flt Lt

He was serving at RAF Brize Norton at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Coventry.  He was cremated at Canley Crematorium, Coventry

1 Nov

KING, DAVID ERNEST CHARLES  (W4240865) age: 36

Jnr Tech

He was serving at RAF Uxbridge at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Newark.  He was cremated at Lincoln Crematorium

3 Nov

ROBBINS, STEPHEN JOHN  (J8083137) age: 21

SAC

He was serving at RAF Newton and was found on a railway line eight miles from Nottingham, having been run over by a train.  He was cremated at Shrewsbury Crematorium.

5 Nov

BRASS, ROBERT  (W0571104) age: 51

Chf Tech

He was serving at RAF Valley but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Maeshyeryd Cemetery, Holyhead

8 Nov

CHARLTON, COLIN  (P0687679) age: 27

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Neatishead and was killed when his car collided with another ain fog at South Luffenham crossroads on the A6121.  He was cremated at Cowpen Crematorium, Blyth.

8 Nov

MOSSEY, DAVID REGINALD PETER  (W5064095) age: 33

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Thorney Island at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Chichester.  He was cremated at Chichester Crematorium

10 Nov

GREGORY, STEPHEN PAUL  (K8093823) age: 19

LAC

He was serving at RAF Cosford at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Wellington in the 1st Quarter 1973.  He was cremated at Chester Crematorium.

16 Nov

STOTT, ALEXANDER HALDANE  (162273) age: 38

Sqn Ldr

He was serving at RAF Londonderry at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Efford Cemetery, Plymouth.

21 Nov

HAYNES, CHRISTOPHER MAURICE  (4233176) age: 24

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Phantom FGR Mk 2, XV477 of No 6 Sqn, which crashed into rising ground at Thack Moor near Penrith as it transitioned from VMC to IMC.  He is buried in Coningsby Cemetery

21 Nov

SMITH, MARTIN  (4232616) age: 26

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Phantom FGR Mk 2, XV477 of No 6 Sqn, which crashed into rising ground at Thack Moor near Penrith as it transitioned from VMC to IMC.  He is buried in Coningsby Cemetery

26 Nov

DURANCE, STEPHEN JOHN  (G8010257) age: 19

Jnr Tech

He was serving at RAF Abingdon at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Abingdon.  He is buried in New Cemetery, Abingdon

5 Dec

YATES, RODNEY VAL  (Q0586390) age: 38

Chf Tech

He was serving at RAF Akrotiri at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Dhekelia Military Cemetery

6 Dec

LAW, LEONARD GEORGE WILFRED  (J1627812) age: 48

WO

He was serving at RAF Lyneham but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in St Michael & All Angels Churchyard, Halton

10 Dec

MASON, GERARD FRANCIS MARIO  (F8011719) age: 19

Jnr Tech

He was serving at RAF Valley at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Anglesey.  He is buried in St Patrick's Churchyard, Portaferry, Co. Down

14 Dec

HAMBLIN, MICHAEL  (H8087668) age: 21

SAC

He was serving at RAF Coltishall at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Norwich.  He was cremated at St Faith's Crematorium, Horsham St Faith

15 Dec

HAMILTON, DAVID  (W4238643) age: 34

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Kinloss at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Elgin.  He is buried in The Bent Cemetery, Hamilton.

20 Dec

HARRIS, ALAN IVAN  (Q0575846) age: 50

Chf Tech

He was serving at RAF Laarbruch at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Hull Northern Cemetery

21 Dec

PATERSON, CAROLE JANET  (L8048009) age: 19

LACW

She was serving at RAF Halton where she died suddenly, cause unknown and is buried in Wishaw Cemetery.

25 Dec

BRAIDFORD, LOWINGHAM THOMAS  (R8072192) age: 26

SAC

He was serving at RAF Linton-on-Ouse and died from injuries sustained on 14 December when the car in which he was travelling collided with an articulated lorry on the A52 at Sedgebrook, his death is registered in Derby.  He was cremated at York Crematorium.

26 Dec

BARRETT, ARTHUR WILLIAM  (W0577809) age: 49

Chf Tech

He was serving at RAF High Wycombe but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in St Michael & All Angels Churchyard, Halton

27 Dec

GRAHAM, DAVID JOHN  (G8087863) age: 20

SAC

He was serving at RAF Nicosia at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Dhekelia Military Cemetery

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