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Casualties - 1985


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4 Jan

RADFORD, EDRIC LEE ROY  (5203763L) age: 22

Flt Lt

He was serving at RAF Uxbridge at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in St Mary the Virgin Churchyard, Grittleton, nr Chippenham.

11 Jan

NAPPER, JEREMY PAUL  (K8202578) age: 20

SAC

He was serving at RAF Coningsby and was killed as he walked along a taxiway at the station when he was hit by a minibus.  He was cremated at Stafford Crematorium.

29 Jan

CAMERON, NEIL BARON CAMERON OF BALHOUSIE KT, GCB, CBE, DSO, DFC  (102585) age: 64

MRAF

He had retired from the post of Chief of the Defence Staff in 1979 and was appointed as Principle of King's College in London.  Taken seriously ill he was admitted to hospital in Westminster, where he died from cancer.  He is buried in St Michael & All Angels Churchyard, Halton.

30 Jan

WARD, GUY BENEDICT  (8028099E) age: 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hawk T Mk 1, XX279 of No 2 TWU, which he abandoned over the Bristol Channel after control problems developed but was probably rendered unconscious as he failed to carry out any of the post ejection procedures and his body was never found.  

6 Feb

CHUBB, CHARLES JOHN ELLIS TRAVERS  (608609X) age: 38

Flt Lt

He was on exchange with the RAAF when he was killed whilst flying in Chinook, A15-001 of No 12 Sqn RAAF, which crashed into Perseverance Dam, near Toowoomba.  He was cremated at Mount Thompson Crematorium, Brisbane

9 Feb

REYNOLDS, GEORGE THOMAS  (K4108871) age: 53

Sgt

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 Ely.  He was cremated at Marholm Road Crematorium

11 Feb

BUZZA, WILLIAM GEORGE  (B8124195) age: 32

Cpl

He was a member of the RAF Germany Band and was killed when the bus on which he was travelling was destroyed after catching fire following a collision with a fuel tanker on a German autobahn.  He was cremated at Ebdon Road Crematorium, Weston-super-Mare

11 Feb

CRAWFORD, GEORGE STEPHEN  (J8075446) age: 34

Cpl

He was a member of the RAF Germany Band and was killed when the bus on which he was travelling was destroyed after catching fire following a collision with a fuel tanker on a German autobahn.  He is buried in Llanbeblig Cemetery, Caernafon

11 Feb

GOODGE, SIMON JOHN  (P8212362) age: 18

Jnr Tech

He was serving with the RAF Police and was travelling with the RAF Germany Band and was killed when the bus on which he was travelling was destroyed after catching fire following a collision with a fuel tanker on a German autobahn.  He is buried in Rheindahlen Cemetery

11 Feb

HADDEN, BRIAN SIDNEY  (E0681066) age: 44

Flt Sgt

He was a member of the RAF Germany Band and was killed when the bus on which he was travelling was destroyed after catching fire following a collision with a fuel tanker on a German autobahn.  He was cremated at Breakspear Crematorium

11 Feb

HARRISON, GORDON  (R5021186) age: 47

WO

He was a member of the RAF Germany Band and was killed when the bus on which he was travelling was destroyed after catching fire following a collision with a fuel tanker on a German autobahn.  He is buried in Rheindahlen Cemetery

11 Feb

JENKINS, PAUL FREDERICK FORTUNE  (K8106739) age: 28

Chf Tech

He was a member of the RAF Germany Band and was killed when the bus on which he was travelling was destroyed after catching fire following a collision with a fuel tanker on a German autobahn.  He was cremated at Thornhill Crematorium, Penarth

11 Feb

MANNAS, ANDREW CHRISTOPHER  (G8201257) age: 22

Jnr Tech

He was a member of the RAF Germany Band and was killed when the bus on which he was travelling was destroyed after catching fire following a collision with a fuel tanker on a German autobahn.  He is buried in West Norwood Cemetery

11 Feb

PARKER, PHILIP OWEN  (H4292538) age: 38

Chf Tech

He was a member of the RAF Germany Band and was killed when the bus on which he was travelling was destroyed after catching fire following a collision with a fuel tanker on a German autobahn.  He is buried in Rheindahlen Cemetery

11 Feb

PERRY, BRIAN  (C4287823) age: 37

Sgt

He was a member of the RAF Germany Band and was killed when the bus on which he was travelling was destroyed after catching fire following a collision with a fuel tanker on a German autobahn.  He was cremated at Worle Crematorium, Weston-super-Mare

11 Feb

PETTIT, JOHN  (J8076899) age: 32

Sgt

He was a member of the RAF Germany Band and was killed when the bus on which he was travelling was destroyed after catching fire following a collision with a fuel tanker on a German autobahn.  He is buried in Sutton Cemetery, Southend

11 Feb

SAUNDERS, ANDREW WILLIAM  (Q8102506) age: 29

Cpl

He was a member of the RAF Germany Band and was killed when the bus on which he was travelling was destroyed after catching fire following a collision with a fuel tanker on a German autobahn.  He is buried in St Mary's Parish Churchyard, Harlow

11 Feb

SMITH, IAN TREVOR  (Q8184778) age: 21

Jnr Tech

He was a member of the RAF Germany Band and was killed when the bus on which he was travelling was destroyed after catching fire following a collision with a fuel tanker on a German autobahn.  He was cremated at Luton Crematorium

11 Feb

SMITH, PHILIP EDWARD  (D8200706) age: 21

Jnr Tech

He was a member of the RAF Germany Band and was killed when the bus on which he was travelling was destroyed after catching fire following a collision with a fuel tanker on a German autobahn.  He is buried in Rheindahlen Cemetery

11 Feb

THOMAS, ALUN JOHN  (K8078641) age: 32

Cpl

He was a member of the RAF Germany Band and was killed when the bus on which he was travelling was destroyed after catching fire following a collision with a fuel tanker on a German autobahn.  He was cremated at Gwent Crematorium

11 Feb

TICKLE, JOHN  (R4276303) age: 38

Sgt

He was a member of the RAF Germany Band and was killed when the bus on which he was travelling was destroyed after catching fire following a collision with a fuel tanker on a German autobahn.  He is buried in Fox Covert Lawn Cemetery, Appleton, Warrington

11 Feb

TOMSETT, CHRISTOPHER ROBIN  (4239745T) age: 46

A/Sqn Ldr

He was a member of the RAF Germany Band and was killed when the bus on which he was travelling was destroyed after catching fire following a collision with a fuel tanker on a German autobahn.  He is buried in Rheindahlen Cemetery

11 Feb

WILSON, COLIN  (B8190661) age: 22

Jnr Tech

He was a member of the RAF Germany Band and was killed when the bus on which he was travelling was destroyed after catching fire following a collision with a fuel tanker on a German autobahn.  He is buried in Maes Cemetery, Anglesey

11 Feb

WOODS, PAUL FREDERICK  (J8067559) age: 44

Chf Tech

He was a member of the RAF Germany Band and was killed when the bus on which he was travelling was destroyed after catching fire following a collision with a fuel tanker on a German autobahn.  He was cremated at Preston Crematorium

13 Feb

BOYD, MICHAEL JOHN KERR  (D4278636) age: 37

Sgt

He was a member of the RAF Germany Band and died from injuries sustained when the bus on which he was travelling was destroyed after catching fire following a collision with a fuel tanker on a German autobahn.  He was cremated at Krefeld Crematorium

18 Feb

COGRAM, ALBERT BRUCE  (4231461W) age: 42

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Harrier T Mk 4, XW933 of No 3 Sqn, which collided with a F-105S of the GAF about 12 miles from Gutersloh.  He was cremated at Peterborough Crematorium

22 Feb

CROSBY, GUY DUNCAN  (A8224082) age: 21

LAC

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 Grimsby.  He was cremated at Chanterlands Crematorium, Hull

28 Feb

BRUNT, DAVID CHARLES  (P8099580) age: 43

Jnr Tech

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

1 Mar

WOOLFALL, JOHN RODNEY  (4116874H) age: 51

Flt Lt

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 Haycombe Crematorium, Bath

3 Mar

KIMBELL, ICILINE FAY  (J8065663) age: 22

SACW

She was serving at RAF Kinloss at the time of her death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however her death was registered in Forres.  She is buried in Tredworth Road Cemetery, Gloucester.

6 Mar

RAMSAY, MARTIN ALAN  (8027790S) age: 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lightning F Mk 6, XR772 of No 5 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off Spurn Head after getting to a spin and despite ejecting, he died before being rescued.  He is buried in West Hill Churchyard, Ottery St Mary

10 Mar

HARRIS, GEORGE MARTIN  (T8203303) age: 25

SAC

He was serving at RAF Brampton and was killed in a race at Cadwell Park, near Louth, when the Yamaha motorcycle combination crashed.  He was cremated at Whitley Bay Crematorium.

14 Mar

ARNOLD, ANTHONY PAUL  (S8193968) age: 22

Jnr Tech

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 Alton.  He was cremated at Weston Mill Crematorium, Plymouth

15 Mar

CRIPPS, SEAN  (J8185482) age: 22

Cpl

He was a member of the RAF Germany Band and died from injuries sustained on 11 Feb 1985 when the bus on which he was travelling was destroyed after catching fire following a collision with a fuel tanker on a German autobahn.  He was cremated at Breakspeare Crematorium

15 Mar

COLEMAN, CHRISTOPHER  (H0582607) age: 56

WO

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 Stamford.  He was cremated at Peterborough Crematorium

18 Mar

FOSTER, RUSSELL ARNOLD  (R0587067) age: 49

M Eng

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 Oxford.  He is buried in St Mary's Churchyard, Black Bourton

22 Mar

MEDINA, IAN JAMES  (L4269158) age: 42

M ALM

He was serving at RAF Brawdy at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Haverfordwest.  He was cremated at Parc Gwyn Crematorium, Narberth

25 Mar

REDWOOD, IAN MAURICE BSC, ARCS  (5202173U) age: 30

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Bulldog T Mk 1, XX660 of OUAS, which he abandoned near Yelford in Oxfordshire but he fell from his parachute harness.  He is buried in Down Ampney Churchyard

3 Apr

FLEMING, SUSAN JENNIFER  (T8230806) age: 25

A/Cpl

She was serving with the RAF Police at RAF High Wycombe attached to RAF Greenham Common and was killed when her yellow Mini Traveller was in collision with a Ford Escort XR-3i on the Al5 at Glanton.  She is buried in Four Ashes Cemetery, Hughenden.

5 Apr

HARPER, ROBERT JOHN  (B2631084) age: 19

LAC

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 All Saints Churchyard, North Collingham.

6 Apr

CARPENTER, PAUL WILLIAM  (P8008157) age: 33

Sgt

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 Chichester.  He is buried in New Cemetery, Abingdon

7 Apr

SUTTON, PAUL OWEN  (E8224525) age: 19

LAC

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

12 Apr

EARDLEY, JOHN PETER  (Y1929454) age: 47

WO

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 Scared Heart Churchyard, Fareham

12 Apr

BURBIDGE, PAUL ANDREW  (F4276286) age: 40

Sgt

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

17 Apr

SWAN, JOHN CAMERON  (E8100738) age: 49

Cpl

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 is buried in Scottow Cemetery

25 Apr

JONES, MELVYN RYAN  (M1940265) age: 40

Chf Tech

He was serving at RAF High Wycombe at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Wycombe.  He is buried in Garden of Remembrance, Four Ashes Cemetery, Cryers Hill

8 May

OSWALD, PATRICK JOHN DFC  (W0595270) age: 35

Cpl

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

11 May

STRINGMAN, DEREK CHARLES  (8068396A) age: 35

Flt Lt

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 Coningsby Cemetery

11 May

STEGGALL, MARK ANDREW  (C8152024) age: 19

SAC

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 York.  He is buried in St Wilfreds Churchyard, Brayton, Selby

18 May

NELSON, WILLIAM DAVID  (B8189892) age: 22

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Brawdy at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Haverfordwest.  He was cremated at Carleton Crematorium, Blackpool

25 May

RADFORD, DUNCAN  (Q8195251) age: 21

SAC

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 Derby Crematorium

25 May

BIGNELL, ANDREW DAVID  (H8151711) age: 21

Jnr Tech

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 Poole.  He was cremated at Bournemouth Crematorium

27 May

JUDGE, GRAHAM MICHAEL  (5201165Q) age: 37

Sqn Ldr

He was serving at RAF St Mawgan 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

28 May

ERICKSON, LEE DAVID  (L8227286) age: 19

LAC

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 Haverfordwest.  He is buried in Haverfordwest Cemetery

29 May

BHATTI, MAYOOR  (F8202162) age: 22

SAC

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 Huntingdon.  He was cremated at Canley Crematorium, Coventry

1 Jun

SMITH, STEPHEN CARL  (B8194747) age: 22

Jnr Tech

He was serving at RAF Halton or died in the RAF Hospital at Halton, his death being registered in Ipswich.  He was cremated at Ipswich Crematorium

9 Jun

HALL, MATTHEW COLLINGWOOD  (S8192667) age: 21

SAC

He was serving at RAF Gutersloh at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Wellington New Road Cemetery, Taunton

14 Jun

STEELE, WILLIAM BSC  (2621136F) age: 29

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Buccaneer S Mk 2B, XV341 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed in the undershoot area on the approach to RAF Lossiemouth aftter a tailplane linkage became disconnected.  He was cremated at Aberdeen Crematorium

14 Jun

NUTTALL, GEORGE  (H4129378) age: 50

WO

He was serving at RAF High Wycombe at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Wycombe.  He is buried in Garden of Remembrance, Four Ashes Cemetery, Cryers Hill, Bucks

14 Jun

JACKSON, IAIN  (J8223424) age: 19

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 Carnoustie.  He is buried in Panbridge Country Church, Near Carnoustie, Angus.

26 Jun

LONG, IAN FRASER  (Q8152185) age: 19

AC

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

9 Jul

YATES, MELVYN  (A8113191) age: 37

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 Overdale Crematorium, Bolton

10 Jul

HYDE, DAVID CLIVE  (5204185V) age: 22

Fg Off

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 Sleaford.  He is buried in St Andrews Churchyard, Cranwell

11 Jul

BLANSHARD, SIDWELL ERNEST  (Q1931141) age: 45

Chf Tech

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 Lincoln Crematorium

18 Jul

JAMES, PHILIP GEORGE  (G8001265) age: 30

A/Cpl

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 Bangor.  He is buried in Cornelly Municipal Cemetery

19 Jul

EDWARDS, STUART  (Q8200292) age: 21

SAC

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 South Bristol Cemetery

22 Jul

BIRKBY, ANDREW DAVID  (X0594446) age: 37

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Stanmore Park but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He was cremated at West Hertfordshire Crematorium

25 Jul

BUTTERWORTH, PAUL BENJAMIN  (T8206041) age: 21

Jnr Tech

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

27 Jul

BAKER, DEAN MANSELL  (R8206370) age: 22

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Kinloss and was killed when the car in which he was travelling crashed through a fence on the Forres-Grantown road.  He is buried in Bebwellty Churchyard

27 Jul

FOXWELL, MICHAEL JOHN  (H8180965) age: 23

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Kinloss and was killed when the car in which he was travelling crashed through a fence on the Forres-Grantown road.  He was cremated at Gloucester Crematorium.

28 Jul

HARRY, RAYMOND AUBREY  (K2405290) age: 55

WO

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

6 Aug

DAVY, TREVOR ALLAN  (P8105260) age: 33

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Finningley at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Scunthorpe & Barton upon Humber.  He is buried in Holy Trinity & St Oswald's Churchyard, Finningley.

8 Aug

HIND, PAUL EDWARD  (T8179703) age: 25

SAC

He was serving at RAF Halton or died in the RAF Hospital at Halton, his death being registered in Poole.  He was cremated at Bournemouth Crematorium

11 Aug

MOYLAN-JONES, ROBERT JOHN  (059761E) age: 61

Gp Capt

He was serving at RAF Boscombe Down but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Thruxton Parish Churchyard

11 Aug

PRUDHOE, JOHN  (J8204257) age: 21

SAC

He was serving at RAF Lossiemouth 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 St James Churchyard, Haydock, St Helens

14 Aug

EATON, ANDREW JOHN  (Q8110643) age: 37

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Boscombe Down but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in London Road Cemetery, Salisbury

17 Aug

COKAYNE, STEPHEN ANTHONY  (L8224896) age: 18

SAC

He was serving at RAF Cottesmore and was probably killed in an accident, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Leicestershire Central.  He is buried in St Mary's Churchyard, Quenborough.

17 Aug

GORDON, MICHAEL ROBERT  (W2721796) age: 51

WO

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

18 Aug

BROWN, CHRISTOPHER  (C8206083) age: 21

SAC

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 Bedford.  He was cremated at Cambridge Crematorium

19 Aug

DAVIES, PETER  (M1962119) age: 34

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Bruggen at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in New Cemetery, Abingdon

22 Aug

McGUIGAN, JAMES BEM  (Q1938208) age: 42

Flt Sgt

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 Chichester.  He is buried in Hereford City Cemetery

25 Aug

UNDERHILL, JULIAN  (T8218919) age: 19

SAC

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 Worthing.  He was cremated at Oxford Crematorium

9 Sep

DAWSON, COLIN ANTHONY  (Q4287305) age: 41

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 Ploughley.  He is buried in Ripon Churchyard

15 Sep

CAVANAGH, DAVID JAMES  (A8171915) age: 24

SAC

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

16 Sep

MACASSEY, JUSTIN  (R8028151) age: 22

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Shawbury at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in North Dorset.  He was cremated at Salisbury Crematorium

7 Oct

STOVIN, LEONARD  (2625899D) age: 28

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Jaguar GR Mk 1A, XX728 of No 6 Sqn, which collided with XX731 of the same unit near Alston in Cumbria.  He is buried in Scottow Cemetery

11 Oct

SHIELDS, MARK ALLAN  (P8184723) age: 26

Jnr Tech

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 Northallerton.  He is buried in Hibaldstow Cemetery.

11 Oct

EMM, DAVID JOHN  (K8090565) age: 37

Sgt

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

14 Oct

ELSENDER, STEPHEN PAUL  (L8174893) age: 23

Jnr Tech

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 Newport, Glamorgan.  He was cremated at Blacon Crematorium, Chester

23 Oct

DONOVAN, NICHOLAS WILLIAM  (S8126343) age: 26

SAC

He was either serving at RAF Halton or died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He was cremated at Amersham Crematorium

25 Oct

RIGBY, DAVID ANTHONY ALEXANDER  (C8182015) age: 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wessex HC Mk 2, XT669 of No 72 Sqn, which crashed on take off at Forkhill in County Armagh after striking a radio mast.  He was cremated at Park Crematorium, Lytham St Annes

6 Nov

KENT, MICHAEL WILLIAM JOHN  (C0684420) age: 43

Flt Sgt

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

15 Nov

SAYCE, LEWIS GEORGE  (4074158R) age: 52

Flt Lt

He was serving at RAF Coltishall but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Ely as his death was registered in Ely.  He was cremated at Horsham St Faith Crematorium

16 Nov

STAFFORD, PAUL  (P8139337) age: 24

SAC

He was serving at RAF Chivenor but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in St Augustine's Churchyard, Heanton Punchardon

19 Nov

HARVEY, LESLIE CHARLES  (5202971K) age: 36

Flt Lt

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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground

26 Nov

SALMON, ANDREW CHRISTOPHER  (A8216026) age: 19

SAC

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

2 Dec

SHEEN, JOHN  (5201113S) age: 36

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Tornado GR Mk 1, ZA610 of No 617 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off Flamborough Head during a night refuelling exercise with Buccaneers.  He is buried in Marham New Cemetery

2 Dec

BARNARD, MICHAEL  (5202158W) age: 32

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Tornado GR Mk 1, ZA610 of No 617 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off Flamborough Head during a night refuelling exercise with Buccaneers.  His body was probably not recovered.

2 Dec

TOMLINSON, KEITH DEREK  (R8137345) age: 26

Jnr Tech

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 Peterborough.  He was cremated at Peterborough Crematorium

3 Dec

WIGHT, ROBERT NEIL  (C8091251) age: 32

Cpl

He was serving with No 237 OCU, RAF Lossiemouth and was transferred to Raigmore Hospital, Inverness for treatment on an ankle injury sustained in a accident on the station but died during the second operation while under anaesthetic.  He is buried in Lossiemouth Town Cemetery.

3 Dec

METCALFE, GEORGE ERNEST  (E1946811) age: 39

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Rudloe Manor at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Chippenham.  He was cremated at Haycombe Crematorium, Bath

5 Dec

McDONALD, DANIEL  (E8221561) age: 19

SAC

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 Johnstone.  He is buried in Kilbarchan Cemetery, Johnstone.

6 Dec

JONES, STEPHEN ROBERT  (H8206034) age: 23

SAC

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

13 Dec

MURLEY, ROBERT NICHOLAS  (X0585390) age: 52

WO

He was serving at RAF Chivenor at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Barnstaple.  He is buried in St Augustine's Churchyard, Heanton Punchardon

13 Dec

HIGGINS, STUART ARTHUR  (T8125222) age: 26

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Honington and died in Addenbrooke's Hospital from injuries sustained when his moped was involved in a collision with a Bedford Dormobile at the junction of Fornham Road and The Avenue, Great Barton.  He is buried in All Saints Churchyard, Honington.

20 Dec

ALLINSON, IAN  (R8189670) age: 23

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 Chester & Ellesmere Port.  He is buried in Hawarden No.2 Cemetery

23 Dec

DAVIES, MICHAEL  (506562U) age: 50

Sqn Ldr

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

28 Dec

HEAYES, JOHN DOUGLAS  (5043013F) age: 47

Sqn Ldr

He was serving at RAF High Wycombe but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He was cremated at Amersham Crematorium

31 Dec

JOHNSTON, DAVID FAINGES  (S4242345) age: 47

Flt Sgt

He was serving at RAF Lossiemouth 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 Clovenside Cemetery.

31 Dec

PALMER, LESLIE RICHARD CECIL  (3503209K) age: 56

Sqn Ldr

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 Chippenham.  He was cremated at Kingsdown Crematorium, Swindon

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