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Casualties - 1978


[February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December]

9 Jan

RICHARDS, DAVID JOHN  (B1950514) age: 29

SAC

He was either serving at RAF Wroughton or died in the RAF Hospital at Wroughton as his death was registered in Swindon.  He is buried in St John's & St Helen's Churchyard, Wroughton

15 Jan

TINKER, DONALD WILLIAM  (R8082289) age: 31

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 is buried in Mendham Village Churchyard

23 Jan

GASKELL, ALLAN  (A0680156) age: 39

M ALM

He was killed whilst flying in Puma HC Mk 1, XW205 of No 33 Sqn, which crashed at Voss in Norway after the cabin door broke away and struck the tail rotor.  He was cremated at Aldershot Garrison Crematorium

23 Jan

TOMLINS, BRIAN  (1961437) age: 28

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Puma HC Mk 1, XW205 of No 33 Sqn, which crashed at Voss in Norway after the cabin door broke away and struck the tail rotor.  He was cremated at Aldershot Garrison Crematorium

24 Jan

HARRISON, ARTHUR GEORGE  (2495355) age: 45

Flt Lt

He was serving at RAF Neatishead but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He was cremated at St Faith's Crematorium, Horsham St Faith

30 Jan

BENNEE, MAURICE JAMES  (608727) age: 32

Sqn Ldr

He died from injuries sustained on 23 Jan 1978 whilst flying in Puma HC Mk 1, XW205 of No 33 Sqn, which crashed at Voss in Norway after the cabin door broke away and struck the tail rotor.  He is buried in Odiham Cemetery

30 Jan

McDERMOTT, IAN MICHAEL  (E8124404) age: 20

Jnr Tech

He was serving at RAF Binbrook at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Kings Lynn.  He was cremated at Blackleys Crematorium, Middleton, Manchester

31 Jan

MAXWELL, JOHN  (H8127915) age: 19

Jnr Tech

He was serving at RAF Buchan at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Peterhead.  He is buried in Church Gresley Cemetery, Burton-on-Trent.

31 Jan

McCANN, THOMAS JAMES  (N1912958) age: 51

Sgt

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 Rayleigh Cemetery, Essex

1 Feb

BOYD, JOHN ALEXANDER  (G8085602) age: 27

A/Cpl

He was serving at RAF West Drayton but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Wigtown Top Cemetery

3 Feb

McAULIFFE, GLYNNE DEREK  (T8141955) age: 24

SAC

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 Torquay Crematorium

3 Feb

TOPHAM, LESLIE NICHOLAS  (C8106867) age: 24

Cpl

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 Pontypool.  He was cremated at Usk Crematorium, Gwent

6 Feb

McINTOSH, IAIN ALEXANDER  (500674) age: 51

A/Cdre

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

10 Feb

DAVIS, JOHN WILLIAM  (L2297185) age: 53

WO

He was serving at RAF Waddington at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Chichester.  He is buried in St Chad's Churchyard, Dunholme

15 Feb

HARPER, ANNE  (8039038Q) age: 27

Flt Lt

She was serving at RAF Uxbridge at the time of her death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however her death was registered in Sheffield.  Details of his burial have not been ascertained

25 Feb

O'BRIEN, TERENCE PUGH  (3129832) age: 48

Wg Cdr

He was serving at HQ, AAFNE and was killed in a skiing accident.  He was cremated at Haslum Crematorium, Norway.

3 Mar

HAZELL, DENNIS GEORGE AFC  (4072330) age: 47

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Gnat T Mk 1, XR981 of Red Arrows, which crashed at RAF Kemble after striking the ground during an aerobatic sortie.  He is buried in Hillingdon Cemetery

3 Mar

NOBLE, STEPHEN EDWARD  (8025303) age: 28

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Gnat T Mk 1, XR981 of Red Arrows, which crashed at RAF Kemble after striking the ground during an aerobatic sortie.  He is buried in Gloucester City Crematorium

5 Mar

KERR, ROBERT MCKENDRICK  (K1941581) age: 34

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Wildenrath at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in St Oswalds Parish Churchyard, Oswestry

7 Mar

McGHIE, DEREK PETER  (H8109492) age: 26

SAC

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

8 Mar

BROCKHURST, PHILIP ANDREW  (G8130238) age: 18

Jnr Tech

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

12 Mar

BROGAN, FRANCIS HARRY  (C8112287) age: 22

SAC

He was serving at RAF Lyneham and committed suicide by shooting himself, after forcing police to lay siege to his flat in Calne.  He is buried in Gidlow Cemetery, Standish.

16 Mar

HIPKISS, KEVIN  (E8102158) age: 22

SAC

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

18 Mar

HOGG, DAVID WILLIAM  (L8117132) age: 23

SAC

He was serving at RAF Boulmer at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Northumberland N 2nd.  He was cremated at Ayr Crematorium

19 Mar

MILTON, ROBERT JOHN FREDERICK  (G1890554) age: 53

M AEOP

He was serving at RAF Kinloss but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground

19 Mar

WOOD, JOHN RICHARD  (H8123849) age: 21

Jnr Tech

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

24 Mar

KING, HENRY  (Q1818889) age: 54

M Sig

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

31 Mar

FITCHETT, JOSEPH  (X4252069) age: 46

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 St Mary's Cemetery, Micklefield, Leeds

31 Mar

SHARMAN, STEPHEN  (K8121347) age: 20

SAC

He was serving at RAF Stafford and was killed whilst riding his moped when he was hit by a car as he pulled out a junction on the Beaconside Road, Stafford.  He was cremated at Stafford Crematorium.

1 Apr

BOWEREN, EDWARD CHARLES  (C8108662) age: 24

SAC

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 Boston.  He was cremated at Horsham St Faiths Crematorium

1 Apr

MUNDELL, STEPHEN PAUL  (T8019654) age: 19

Jnr Tech

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 Horncastle.  He was cremated at St John's Crematorium, Woking

6 Apr

BLACKWOOD, SIMON PAUL  (A8128493) age: 20

SAC

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 Witney.  He is buried in Rochford District Council Cemetery

6 Apr

GOODE, WAYNE ROBIN  (D8131570) age: 17

SAC

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 Witney.  He is buried in Braintree Cemetery

12 Apr

ROCKLEY, JANICE ADAIR  (F8056205) age: 19

SACW

She was serving at RAF Lossiemouth and was injured in a car accident near Inverness, later being transferred to Aberdeen but possibly died en-route as her death was registered in Elgin.  She was cremated at Barnsley Crematorium.

14 Apr

THOMPSON, ALBERT EDWARD  (M3500774) age: 51

WO

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 Arbroath.  He is buried in Dundee Crematorium.

23 Apr

JUDD, THOMAS ANTHONY GEORGE  (E4131938) age: 43

Sgt

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

27 Apr

RIGBY, JOHN ARTHUR  (4231646) age: 33

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Jaguar T Mk 2, XX149 of No 226 OCU, which crashed into the ground at Cullin in Scotland after emerging inverted from cloud during an Instrument Rating Test.  He was cremated at York Crematorium.

27 Apr

EVERITT, CHRISTOPHER JOHN  (608972) age: 29

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Jaguar T Mk 2, XX149 of No 226 OCU, which crashed into the ground at Cullin in Scotland after emerging inverted from cloud during an Instrument Rating Test.  He was cremated at Aberdeen Crematorium.

3 May

McCLURE, PAUL WILLIAM  (F8102713) age: 22

SAC

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 Lincoln.  He was cremated at Teeside Crematorium

4 May

JACKSON, DAVID ANTHONY  (G8081769) age: 26

Jnr 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 Cemetery Hill, Hemel Hempstead

13 May

KEMP, MATTHEW WILLIAM  (G8015526) age: 22

Jnr Tech

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

14 May

CHITTENDEN, PETER  (G0595718) age: 27

SAC

He was serving at RAF Bawtry 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 Ramsgate Crematorium

15 May

FARLEY, ARNOLD GEORGE GOODWIN  (55446) age: 55

Wg Cdr

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 was cremated at Worthing Crematorium

20 May

BRAMLEY, EDWARD  (P1949673) age: 30

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Wittering and died from carbon monoxide poisoning have been found in his car in his garage at his home in Caythorpe.  He was cremated at Grantham Crematorium.

23 May

PEPPER, MALCOLM  (U1920304) age: 47

WO

He was probably on the non-effective establishment of RAF Innsworth and died in the RAF Hospital at Wroughton as his death was registered in Swindon.  He is buried in St Nicholas Churchyard, North Bradley, Trowbridge

27 May

STRANNIX, SAMUEL ROBERT  (5203044) age: 28

Fg Off

He was serving at RAF Halton at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He was cremated at Roselawn Crematorium, Belfast.

30 May

STEVENSON, CHARLES OLIVER  (X4037020) age: 46

Flt Sgt

He was serving at RAF Gibraltar at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Urney Cemetery, Strabane

30 May

ROBINSON, HERBERT DAVID ROY  (592155) age: 46

Flt Lt

He was serving at RAF Stanbridge at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Cambridge.  He is buried in Houghton & Wyton Cemetery

1 Jun

FOX, JOHN HUTTON  (8024955) age: 29

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Jet Provost T Mk 3A, XN598 of No 1 Flying Training School, which crashed at Gouthwaite Reservoir after the wing tip struck the surface whilst low flying over it.  He was cremated at Bedford Crematorium

10 Jun

SHEPHERD, DENNIS BEM  (T4115529) age: 46

WO

He was serving at RAF Honington but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Ely as his death was registered in Ely.  He is buried in Holbeach Cemetery

17 Jun

WINTERBON, ADRIAN RICHARD  (687436) age: 33

Flt Lt

He was on the strength of RAF Uxbridge at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He was cremated at Breakspear Crematorium.

28 Jun

MEIJER, GERRIT  (A0593755) age: 35

A/Flt Sgt

He was serving at RAF Lyneham and was killed in a three car pile up near RAF Binbrook.  He is buried in St Michael & All Angels Churchyard, Lyneham.

4 Jul

WINTER, JOHN STEPHEN CBE  (501637) age: 58

A/Cdre

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

5 Jul

ALLKINS, KENNETH BRIAN  (E0593381) age: 38

Cpl

He was on the strength of RAF Uxbridge and died in Broward, Florida, United States, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He was cremated at Fort Lauderdale Crematorium.

5 Jul

BION, PETER WALTER DRAYNER  (165816) age: 54

Flt Lt

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 Spilsby.  He is buried in St Mary's Churchyard, East Raynham

17 Jul

WILLIAMS, LESLIE CHRISTOPHER  (S8108308) age: 24

SAC

He was serving at RAF Mount Batten at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Plymouth.  He is buried in St Mary's Churchyard, Chislet, Canterbury

18 Jul

GLACKIN, PATRICK JOSEPH  (J4201444) age: 40

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Leeming at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Richmond, Yorks.  He is buried in St. Colman's Churchyard, Ardboe, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.

23 Jul

STUTT, GEORGE WILLIAM  (1332697) age: 53

Flt Lt

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

24 Jul

MEADE, CHRISTOPHER JOHN  (4232552) age: 32

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Phantom FGR Mk 2, XV483 of No 92 Sqn, which flew into the ground at Drenke in Germany during a practice interception.  He was cremated at Krefeld Crematorium

24 Jul

ROUNCE, CHRISTOPHER IAN CUNNINGHAM  (4231378) age: 35

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Phantom FGR Mk 2, XV483 of No 92 Sqn, which flew into the ground at Drenke in Germany during a practice interception.  He was cremated at Krefeld Crematorium

25 Jul

WEST, ROGER JOHN  (4335842) age: 29

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Jaguar GR Mk 1, XX823 of No 17 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Sardinia whilst carrying out unauthorised low level aerobatics.  He is buried in Woodlands Memorial Park, Scunthorpe

26 Jul

LESTER, ALEXANDER  (G4123837) age: 44

Flt Sgt

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

4 Aug

FERRIS, CYRIL CHRISTOPHER  (688029) age: 33

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Phantom FG Mk 1, XV403 of No 111 Sqn, which flew into the sea off Aberdeen during a practice interception.  He was cremated at Dundee Crematorium

4 Aug

TALLENTYRE, JOSH USMC  (USMC) age:

Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Phantom FG Mk 1, XV403 of No 111 Sqn, which flew into the sea off Aberdeen during a practice interception.  Details of his burial have not been ascertained

11 Aug

EDWARDS, CHRISTOPHER MICHAEL  (608659) age: 31

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Vulcan B Mk 2, XL390 of No 617 Sqn, which crashed at Glenview Naval Air Station whilst practicing for an air display.  He is buried in St John the Baptist Churchyard, Scampton

11 Aug

FARLOW, SIMON PETER  (4232690) age: 31

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Vulcan B Mk 2, XL390 of No 617 Sqn, which crashed at Glenview Naval Air Station whilst practicing for an air display.  He is buried in St John the Baptist Churchyard, Scampton

11 Aug

HAMILTON, JAMES ANDREW MACDONALD  (4220132) age: 36

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Vulcan B Mk 2, XL390 of No 617 Sqn, which crashed at Glenview Naval Air Station whilst practicing for an air display.  He is buried in St John the Baptist Churchyard, Scampton

11 Aug

THOMAS, NIGEL HAYDN  (8025606) age: 29

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Vulcan B Mk 2, XL390 of No 617 Sqn, which crashed at Glenview Naval Air Station whilst practicing for an air display.  He is buried in St John the Baptist Churchyard, Scampton

14 Aug

HOBBS, ANTHONY FRANCIS  (N4261957) age: 47

Sgt

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

16 Aug

ANDERSON, ROBERT JOHN  (S8097734) age: 25

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Wyton at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Selby.  Details of his burial have not been ascertained

25 Aug

SMITH, GEORGE WALTER  (1524128) age: 53

Flt Lt

He was serving at RAF Leeming at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Claro.  He is buried in St John the Baptist Churchyard, Leeming

31 Aug

BALLS, COLIN HOBSON  (T4030462) age: 48

Chf Tech

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

10 Sep

PATTERSON, JOHN THOMAS  (A8096143) age: 24

Cpl

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 Witney.  He is buried in Oscott College Cemetery, Sutton Coalfield

11 Sep

CRAN, IAN WILLIAM HUGH ROSE CBE, QHS  (63382) age: 64

A/Cdre

He was serving as the RAF consultant adviser in chest diseases at RAF Chessington when he died suddenly, his death being registered in Chichester.  He was cremated at Midhurst Crematorium

21 Sep

EVANS, ENID GAYNOR  (A8055777) age: 22

SACW

She was serving at RAF St Athan at the time of her death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however her death was registered in South Glamorgan.  She is buried in St Brynach's Churchyard, Dinas Cross, Dyfed

21 Sep

PIERCY, JOHN DAVID  (2616559) age: 30

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Bulldog T Mk 1, XX350 of the RN Elementary Flying Training School, which crashed near Stokesley in North Yorkshire.  He is buried in Our Lady & St Benedicts Churchyard, Ampleforth

21 Sep

SIMON, MARK RN  () age:

Mid

He was killed whilst flying in Bulldog T Mk 1, XX350 of the RN Elementary Flying Training School, which crashed near Stokesley in North Yorkshire.  Details of his burial have not been ascertained

30 Sep

PALMER, STUART  (M0690278) age: 29

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Scampton at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Lincoln.  He is buried in St John the Baptist Churchyard, Scampton

6 Oct

GREEN, CLIFFORD MALCOLM  (U4279814) age: 31

Jnr Tech

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 Lincoln.  He was cremated at Lincoln Crematorium

8 Oct

TALLETT, KEVIN CHRISTOPHER  (G8122626) age: 19

SAC

He was serving at RAF Marham at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in East Dereham.  He was cremated at Oxford Crematorium

8 Oct

TENNANT, MALCOLM DAVID  (T8121997) age: 21

Jnr Tech

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

22 Oct

JOPE, PETER RAYMOND  (E1929324) age: 39

Chf Tech

He was on the strength of RAF Innsworth, but probably died whilst non-effective and his death is registered in Camden.  He is buried in Kersley Cemetery, Coventry

24 Oct

HUTCHINGS, NICHOLAS UREN  (X4257176) age: 44

Flt Sgt

He was serving at RAF Akrotiri at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He was cremated at Penmount Crematorium, Truro

25 Oct

STOKES, PETER  (N0553706) age: 54

WO

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

26 Oct

BEALL, MERVYN CHARLES  (G3521636) age: 41

Sgt

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

4 Nov

BENSON, EDWARD  (586253) age: 44

Sqn Ldr

He was serving at RAF Bawtry at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Doncaster.  He was cremated at Rose Hill Crematorium, Doncaster

5 Nov

ARCHER, ANDREW  (E8131277) age: 18

SAC

He was serving at RAF St Athan at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Ogwr, Mid Glamorgan.  He is buried in Llantwit Major Cemetery

7 Nov

LEAPER, ANDREW  (Q8112306) age: 21

A/Cpl

He was serving at RAF Waddington but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Newport Cemetery, Lincoln

16 Nov

BROADFOOT, RONALD KEVIN  (3083291) age: 50

Wg Cdr

He was probably on the non-effective establishment of RAF Uxbridge and died in the RAF Hospital at Wroughton as his death was registered in Swindon.  He was cremated at Breakspear Crematorium

22 Nov

STAPPARD, EDWARD  (4041945) age: 46

Sqn Ldr

He was serving at RAF Coningsby but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in St Peter & St Paul's Churchyard, Longhoughton, Northumberland

23 Nov

JONES, CHRISTOPHER JOHN  (5200611) age: 29

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Phantom FG Mk 1, XT598 of No 111 Sqn, which flew into the sea on the approach to RAF Leuchars.  He was cremated at Dundee Crematorium

23 Nov

STEPHENSON, MICHAEL HARDY  (5201926) age: 28

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Phantom FG Mk 1, XT598 of No 111 Sqn, which flew into the sea on the approach to RAF Leuchars.  Details of his burial have not been ascertained

3 Dec

STUTT, EDMUND MICHAEL  (T1928955) age: 39

Chf Tech

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 London.  He was cremated at Ruislip Crematorium

7 Dec

MARSHALL, RICHARD ADRIAN  (8026822) age: 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Canberra PR Mk 7, WT530 of No 13 Sqn, which crashed on take off from RAF Luqa following a loss of power due to the fuel being contaminated.  He is buried in St James' Cemetery, Dover

7 Dec

SHAW, THOMAS  (P8132003) age: 19

SAC

He was serving at RAF Scampton 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 Delcowie Crematorium

7 Dec

WILLIAMS, LAURENCE BRIAN  (S8132962) age: 18

SAC

He was serving at RAF St Mawgan at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in St Austell.  He is buried in St Wilfred's Churchyard, New Biggin Hall Estate, Newcastle

10 Dec

McLAUGHLIN, ANDREW THOMAS  (V4286320) age: 32

Cpl

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

15 Dec

MICHAELS, FRANK CHARLES  (2624884) age: 25

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Harrier GR Mk 3, XV801 of No 3 Sqn, which crashed about 12 miles from Hamm shortly after take off after control was lost.  He was cremated at Sennefriedhof Crematorium, Bielefield

17 Dec

GRECH, ALBERTO VINCENZO CARMELO  (796177) age: 39

Cpl

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 Addolorata Cemetery, Malta

18 Dec

PATES, DAVID ALLAN  (V4185131) age: 39

Sgt

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 Witney.  He is buried in Carterton & Black Bourton Cemetery

22 Dec

NESBITT, DAVID  (P4155924) age: 42

Sgt

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 Wrexham.  He is buried in St Cuthbert's Churchyard, Donington

22 Dec

PLENDERLEITH, BRIAN WILLIAM  (2600126) age: 51

AVM

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.  Details of his burial have not been ascertained

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