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Casualties - 1 - 4 August 1944


01-Aug

LEWIS, ERNEST PHILIP (970467) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He had been flying in Whitley, P5016 of No 10 Sqn, when he was captured on 27 Jun 1941 following a raid on Bremen, he escaped from Stalag Luft VI on 25 Mar 1944 but was re-captured in July and was shot by the SS on this date.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery.

01-Aug

BALL, RAYMOND FINDLAY (135506) age: 27 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, MM562 of No 96 Sqn, which overshot on landing at Ford in poor visibility on its return from a patrol.  He is buried in Blackley (St Andrew) Churchyard.

01-Aug

SAUNDERS, FREDERICK GEORGE (142322) age: 35 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, MM562 of No 96 Sqn, which overshot on landing at Ford in poor visibility on its return from a patrol.  He is buried in Littlehampton Cemetery.

01-Aug

ALLEN, CHARLES LOWERY (1303871) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed when Mosquito XIII, MM562 of No 96 Sqn, overshot on landing at Ford in poor visibility on its return from a patrol.  He is buried in New Seaham (Christ Church) Churchyard.

01-Aug

STREET, LEONARD ARTHUR (1802950) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL849 SR-O of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Lichfield after hitting trees in poor weather during a night training flight.  He is buried in Crawley (Snell Hatch) Burial Ground

01-Aug

HOLMES, ALEXANDER (1056540) age: 34 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL849 SR-O of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Lichfield after hitting trees in poor weather during a night training flight.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Morningside) Cemetery

01-Aug

EVANSON, WILLIAM GEORGE (1580430) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL849 SR-O of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Lichfield after hitting trees in poor weather during a night training flight.  He is buried in Whaley Thorns (St Luke) Additional Burial Ground

01-Aug

JONES, A H (542465V) age: 20 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FB317 of No 112 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Crete.  He is buried in Foiano Della Chiana War Cemetery.

01-Aug

HINTEN, LACHLAN DOUGLAS (413998) age: 21 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, NH397 of No 126 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Totnes having been diverted to Exeter from Harrowbeer.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

01-Aug

STOKOE, THOMAS WILLIAM (635932) age: 22 RAF

Flt Sgt

He died from wounds sustained whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JR445 of No 183 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Hurn on its return from a RP attack on 31 Jul 1944.  He is buried in Ryes War Cemetery, Bazenville

01-Aug

LIGHTFOOT, ALFRED HENRY (184095) age: 32 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter, LX953 'G' of No 211 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

01-Aug

VAUGHAN, ROSS GEORGE (J/88656) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter, LX953 'G' of No 211 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

01-Aug

YOUNG, EDWIN ALFRED CECIL (112723) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LX530 of No 252 Sqn, which was shot down off Oxia by flak.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

01-Aug

CLARK, JOHN DUNCAN (J/86504) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LX530 of No 252 Sqn, which was shot down off Oxia by flak.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

01-Aug

GLOECKLER, JOHN ERNEST (JACK) (J/28762) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV950 AL-C of No 429 Sqn, which came down near St-Martin-au-Bosc during an attack on a Noball (V-1) site at Coquereaux.  He is buried in St Martin-au-Bosc Communal Cemetery

01-Aug

WALSHAM, REGINALD THOMAS (55891) age: 26 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV950 AL-C of No 429 Sqn, which came down near St-Martin-au-Bosc during an attack on a Noball (V-1) site at Coquereaux.  He is buried in St Martin-au-Bosc Communal Cemetery

01-Aug

GILMORE, HUGH BOYD (J/90250) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV950 AL-C of No 429 Sqn, which came down near St-Martin-au-Bosc during an attack on a Noball (V-1) site at Coquereaux.  He is buried in St Martin-au-Bosc Communal Cemetery

01-Aug

IRISH, JOHN ROY (J/87468) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV950 AL-C of No 429 Sqn, which came down near St-Martin-au-Bosc during an attack on a Noball (V-1) site at Coquereaux.  He is buried in St Martin-au-Bosc Communal Cemetery

01-Aug

LINDENSMITH, GORDON LEROY (J/90312) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV950 AL-C of No 429 Sqn, which came down near St-Martin-au-Bosc during an attack on a Noball (V-1) site at Coquereaux.  He is buried in St Martin-au-Bosc Communal Cemetery

01-Aug

SANTO, JOHN ALEXANDER (J/88290) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV950 AL-C of No 429 Sqn, which came down near St-Martin-au-Bosc during an attack on a Noball (V-1) site at Coquereaux.  He is buried in St Martin-au-Bosc Communal Cemetery

01-Aug

WRIGHT, WILLIAM JOHN LOUIS (J/88779) age: 27 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV950 AL-C of No 429 Sqn, which came down near St-Martin-au-Bosc during an attack on a Noball (V-1) site at Coquereaux.  He is buried in St Martin-au-Bosc Communal Cemetery

01-Aug

CAMPBELL, WILLIAM RONALD (J/14109) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK826 'X' of No 442 Sqn, which he abandoned near Caen after being damaged by flak, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

01-Aug

JOHNSEN, T() age: 

Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK614 of No 602 Sqn, which came down during a attack on enemy MT near Conde.  He is buried in

01-Aug

CULLIP, ROY CHARLES (1603915) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 1 ADU, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Tel el Kebir War Memorial Cemetery

01-Aug

KRZESINSKI, Tadeusz(P.705419) age: 32 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  X, HE993  of No 18 OTU, which side-slipped into the ground after control was lost over RAF Ashbourne.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

01-Aug

KOROL, Sergiusz(P.704006) age: 24 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  X, HE993  of No 18 OTU, which side-slipped into the ground after control was lost over RAF Ashbourne.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

01-Aug

LASKO, Zbigniew(P.703925) age: 24 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  X, HE993  of No 18 OTU, which side-slipped into the ground after control was lost over RAF Ashbourne.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

01-Aug

GRUBSKI, Wieslaw(P.2653) age: 23 PAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE993  of No 18 OTU, which side-slipped into the ground after control was lost over RAF Ashbourne.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

01-Aug

GUTOWSKI, Mieczyslaw(P.706599) age: 25 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE993  of No 18 OTU, which side-slipped into the ground after control was lost over RAF Ashbourne.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

01-Aug

JANKOWSKI, Antoni Jozef(P.706902) age: 29 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE993  of No 18 OTU, which side-slipped into the ground after control was lost over RAF Ashbourne.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

01-Aug

CHARNLEY, THOMAS (1498742) age: 22 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 320 MU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

01-Aug

ANDERSON, JOHN MILLAR (1340825) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 323 Wing,  and died from injuries in No 4 RAF General Hospital, Foggia, sustained in a MT accident.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

01-Aug

WHORLTON, STANLEY (1518682) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 7 Base Signals Unit, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery.

01-Aug

ENGLEFIELD, FRANCIS JOHN (410965) age: 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore III, AG899 of No 75 OTU, which spun into the ground whilst attempting to execute a single engine go-round following an engine failure.  He is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery

01-Aug

COULTER, JOHN THOMAS (1269546) age: 37 RAFVR

LAC

 He was serving with No 994 Sqn, and was electrocuted whilst hauling in a balloon when the cable touched HT power lines.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery.

01-Aug

SMITH, THOMAS BERNARD (934297) age: 35 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 994 Sqn, and was electrocuted whilst hauling in a balloon when the cable touched HT power lines.  He is buried in Abney Park Cemetery.

01-Aug

BARNES, GEORGE EDWARD CLAYDEN (1176725) age: 33 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving at RAF Chicksands but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Biggleswade.  He is buried in Saxmundham Cemetery.

01-Aug

ALDER, LAURENCE PARKER (1001286) age: 27 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving at RAF Morecombe but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Cleveland.  He is buried in Ormesby (St Cuthbert) Churchyard.

01-Aug

BLAMEY, PETER ARTHUR (1172145) age: 24 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 20 (P) AFU but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Oxford.  He is buried in Burnham (St Peter) Churchyard.

01-Aug

HARVEY, GUY THOMAS (80280) age: 43 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 6 MT Company and died in RAF Hospital, Church Village from carcinoma of the lower bowel.  He is buried in Llantwitfardre (St Illtyd) Churchyard.

01-Aug

PITHER, WILLIAM (1243361) age: 38 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 22 Balloon Centre but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Romford.  He is buried in Hornchurch Cemetery.

01-Aug

LESSER, SAMUEL (924286) age: 28 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died in the Brompton Hospital sanatorium from tuberculosis.  He is buried in Willesden Jewish Cemetery.

01-Aug

GREEN, HELEN (488999) age: Unknown WAAF

ACW1

She was serving with No 24 Balloon Centre and died from injuries sustained when she fell from her bicycle and was run over by a passing RAF trailer in Kingsmill Lane, Salfords.  She is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

01-Aug

SAYER, MARY (420382) age: 25 WAAF

LACW

She was serving at RAF St Eval and drowned whilst bathing near Newquay.  She is buried in St Columb Major Cemetery.

01-Aug

STABB, AUDREY HILDA (2126611) age: 19 WAAF

ACW2

She was serving at RAF St Eval and drowned whilst bathing near Newquay.  She is buried in Wolborough (St Mary) Churchyard.

02-Aug

BRADY, WILLIAM (1075561) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, HK971 of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce along the east coast of Italy.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

02-Aug

HARRISON, ALFRED DFM(162526) age: 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, HK971 of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce along the east coast of Italy.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

02-Aug

CARRUTHERS, JOHN DAVID RUPERT BERNARD (400963) age: 25 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, HK971 of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce along the east coast of Italy.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

02-Aug

DYER, ARTHUR RICHARD (420648) age: 29 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, HK971 of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce along the east coast of Italy.  He is buried in Viroflay New Communal Cemetery

02-Aug

MACKLEM, JAMES DOUGLAS (J/20592) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE398 of No 47 Sqn, which collided with another aircraft of the same unit over China Bay airfield whilst practising low level attacks.  He is buried in Trincomalee War Cemetery

02-Aug

BROWN, RUSSELL GORDON (1319585) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG457 of No 62 Sqn, which crashed on a hillside near Falam in Burma during a supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

02-Aug

COURTHOPE, JOHN EDWARD RAY (1431802) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG457 of No 62 Sqn, which crashed on a hillside near Falam in Burma during a supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

02-Aug

RIX, ALBERT RONALD (410029) age: 24 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG457 of No 62 Sqn, which crashed on a hillside near Falam in Burma during a supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

02-Aug

JOHANSSON, HILDEBRAND ALFRED (392043) age: 22 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG457 of No 62 Sqn, which crashed on a hillside near Falam in Burma during a supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

02-Aug

ESKIL, ODIN JOHN (J/11076) age: 27 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, NH272 'D' of No 132 Sqn, which collided on take off with a P-51 as it set off for an armed recce in the Lisieux area.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

02-Aug

WOOD, EDWARD FRANCIS (R/118348) age: 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was captured on 23 Aug 1943 following a raid on Berlin whilst flying in Halifax II, HR944 NP-K of No 158 Sqn and he died in captivity from natural causes.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

02-Aug

GRIFFITHS, PETER MEREWETHER (1339361) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HP908 'P' of No 248 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

02-Aug

SMITH, MAURICE SIDNEY (1396205) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HP908 'P' of No 248 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

02-Aug

GLAZIER, FREDERICK JOHN (J/25835) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IV, KZ376 of No 288 Sqn, which crashed after stalling in cloud.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

02-Aug

READ, PAUL CLIFFORD (1489125) age: 22 RAF

Flt Sgt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW112 of No 356 Sqn, which struck the sea during a turn but crashed in a forced landing near Chandipur.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

02-Aug

DODSON, GORDON THOMAS (2204764) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW112 of No 356 Sqn, which struck the sea during a turn but crashed in a forced landing near Chandipur.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

02-Aug

STARK, GEORGE DOUGLAS (J/85641) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA581 KW-U of No 425 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Blyth in Nottinghamshire during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

02-Aug

CODE, JOHN EDWARD (J/89332) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA581 KW-U of No 425 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Blyth in Nottinghamshire during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

02-Aug

DAVIES, PAUL PATRICK (J/87366) age: 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA581 KW-U of No 425 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Blyth in Nottinghamshire during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

02-Aug

PIGEON, JOHN JEROME (J/89298) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA581 KW-U of No 425 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Blyth in Nottinghamshire during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

02-Aug

PITKIN, EDMUND FRANCIS (J/86151) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA581 KW-U of No 425 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Blyth in Nottinghamshire during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

02-Aug

SNIDER, LLOYD (J/89073) age: Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA581 KW-U of No 425 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Blyth in Nottinghamshire during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

02-Aug

WATERS, MERVIN HUGH (C/90376) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA581 KW-U of No 425 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Blyth in Nottinghamshire during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

02-Aug

FINNEY, KEITH MACDIARMID (422942) age: 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME853 PO-Q of No 467 Sqn, which came down near Boran-sur-Oise during a raid on a V-1 storage facility at Bois de Cassan.  He is buried in Boran-sur-Oise Communal Cemetery

02-Aug

SCHEADEL, GARNET KEITH (437213) age: 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME853 PO-Q of No 467 Sqn, which came down near Boran-sur-Oise during a raid on a V-1 storage facility at Bois de Cassan.  He is buried in Boran-sur-Oise Communal Cemetery

02-Aug

WILKINS, JOHN (858830) age: 39 AuxAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME853 PO-Q of No 467 Sqn, which came down near Boran-sur-Oise during a raid on a V-1 storage facility at Bois de Cassan.  He is buried in Boran-sur-Oise Communal Cemetery

02-Aug

DAWKINS, ALEXANDER HAROLD (1300770) age: 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME853 PO-Q of No 467 Sqn, which came down near Boran-sur-Oise during a raid on a V-1 storage facility at Bois de Cassan.  He is buried in Boran-sur-Oise Communal Cemetery

02-Aug

BRADLEY, ALICK RONALD (423050) age: 24 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME853 PO-Q of No 467 Sqn, which came down near Boran-sur-Oise during a raid on a V-1 storage facility at Bois de Cassan.  He is buried in Viroflay New Communal Cemetery

02-Aug

DELAHUNTY, JAMES RODERICK (419458) age: 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME853 PO-Q of No 467 Sqn, which came down near Boran-sur-Oise during a raid on a V-1 storage facility at Bois de Cassan.  He is buried in Viroflay New Communal Cemetery

02-Aug

DIAL, WILFRED GEORGE BARRETT (427615) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME853 PO-Q of No 467 Sqn, which came down near Boran-sur-Oise during a raid on a V-1 storage facility at Bois de Cassan.  He is buried in Viroflay New Communal Cemetery

02-Aug

CHALLIS, EDGAR GLYNN (434619) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND346 PO-E of No 467 Sqn, which was shot down near Beaumont during a raid on a V-1 storage facility at Bois de Cassan.  He is buried in Boran-sur-Oise Communal Cemetery

02-Aug

HEAP, ALBERT EDWARD (426343) age: 27 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND346 PO-E of No 467 Sqn, which was shot down near Beaumont during a raid on a V-1 storage facility at Bois de Cassan.  He is buried in Boran-sur-Oise Communal Cemetery

02-Aug

McKINNON, JOHN ALEXANDER WOODROW (425881) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND346 PO-E of No 467 Sqn, which was shot down near Beaumont during a raid on a V-1 storage facility at Bois de Cassan.  He is buried in Boran-sur-Oise Communal Cemetery

02-Aug

LE MAIRE, JOHN SYLVESTER (410070) age: 29 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND346 PO-E of No 467 Sqn, which was shot down near Beaumont during a raid on a V-1 storage facility at Bois de Cassan.  He is buried in Boran-sur-Oise Communal Cemetery

02-Aug

DYER, ALAN (553009) age: Unknown RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND346 PO-E of No 467 Sqn, which was shot down near Beaumont during a raid on a V-1 storage facility at Bois de Cassan.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

02-Aug

HOWARD, RUSSELL (426601) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND346 PO-E of No 467 Sqn, which was shot down near Beaumont during a raid on a V-1 storage facility at Bois de Cassan.  He is buried in Viroflay New Communal Cemetery

02-Aug

SHAYLER, ANTHONY GEORGE (1853000) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND346 PO-E of No 467 Sqn, which was shot down near Beaumont during a raid on a V-1 storage facility at Bois de Cassan.  He is buried in Viroflay New Communal Cemetery

02-Aug

DOUGLAS-HAMILTON, Lord DAVID (73704) age: 32 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IX, MM240 of No 544 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Benson at South Moreton following an engine failure.  He is buried in Berwick St John (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

02-Aug

GATEHOUSE, PHILIP EDWIN DFM(131888) age: 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IX, MM240 of No 544 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Benson at South Moreton following an engine failure.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery.

02-Aug

WALL, LESLIE CHARLES ALEXANDER (145035) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, MM526 of No 604 Sqn, which crashed on landing on its return from a scramble and patrol.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery.

02-Aug

PARRY, ERNEST WYNNE (124119) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, MM526 of No 604 Sqn, which crashed on landing on its return from a scramble and patrol.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery.

02-Aug

AITCHISON, PRIDEAUX (1531116) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Auster IV, MT177 of No 659 Sqn, which failed to return from a recce sortie.  He is buried in St Charles de Percy War Cemetery.

02-Aug

SZEJNOWSKI, Pawel(P.784470) age: 31 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP283 'G' of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which was shot down by a night fighter near Szantes about 150 km from Budapest during a supply dropping sortie to Poland.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery.

02-Aug

LEWANDOWSKI, Jan(P.484040) age: 24 PAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP283 'G' of No 1586 (SD) Flt, which was shot down by a night fighter near Szantes about 150 km from Budapest during a supply dropping sortie to Poland.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery.

02-Aug

SLATER, JAMES ARTHUR (1581743) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk I, AL189 of No 73 OTU, which crashed on the approach to Fayid.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery.

02-Aug

COOKE, ROYSTON GARFIELD (1836629) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 51 Sqn and was killed whilst flying as the mid upper gunner in Halifax III, MZ767, which was hit by flak during a raid on Le Nieppe.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

02-Aug

BURT, WILLIAM HENRY (71149) age: 37 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving as an Aircraft Inspector with the Air Ministry and was killed, along with his wife, by a V-1 that hit a restaurant in Beckenham.  He is buried in Shirley (St John) Churchyard.

02-Aug

TAYLOR, KATHLEEN VERA (2141694) age: 19 WAAF

ACW1

She was serving at RAF Benson and was killed, probably in a V-1 attack, at 27 Durham Hill with her mother Edith Emily Taylor, sisters Violet Rose Hartley and Doris Edith Russell as well as Violet Hartley's two children Rita Doreen and John Charles.  She is buried in Lewisham (Hither Green) Cemetery.

02-Aug

HAUTOT, VERA GERTRUDE (451753) age: 32 WAAF

ACW1

She was serving at RAF Lyneham and died in the RAF hospital, Melksham from injuries sustained in a collision between her bicycle and a US Army vehicle on 24 Jul.  She is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery.

03-Aug

HUGHES, EDWARD THOMAS (184674) age: 27 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF153 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a recce over the Mediterranean and is believed to have crashed near Keos Island.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

03-Aug

CORKERY, BERNARD JOHN (1315142) age: 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF153 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a recce over the Mediterranean and is believed to have crashed near Keos Island.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

03-Aug

KEEN, SIDNEY (421022) age: 23 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF153 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a recce over the Mediterranean and is believed to have crashed near Keos Island.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

03-Aug

JORDAN, HENRY STAN (421225) age: 22 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF153 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a recce over the Mediterranean and is believed to have crashed near Keos Island.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

03-Aug

KERRIDGE, KEITH EDWARD (421226) age: 23 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF153 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a recce over the Mediterranean and is believed to have crashed near Keos Island.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

03-Aug

CRAWLEY, CLIFFORD TOM (1390092) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW553 'J' of No 55 Sqn, which crashed near Frassinelli during an armed recce along the east coast and Po estuary.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery.

03-Aug

NOYES, DONALD WILLIAM (183409) age: 24 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW553 'J' of No 55 Sqn, which crashed near Frassinelli during an armed recce along the east coast and Po estuary.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery.

03-Aug

DEAN, JACK (183397) age: 27 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW553 'J' of No 55 Sqn, which crashed near Frassinelli during an armed recce along the east coast and Po estuary.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery.

03-Aug

FYNN, LEONARD (1121140) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW553 'J' of No 55 Sqn, which crashed near Frassinelli during an armed recce along the east coast and Po estuary.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery.

03-Aug

DURANT, EDWARD ROBINSON (128701) age: 32 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA162 QR-L of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a V-1 storage facility at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in Creil Communal Cemetery

03-Aug

GILMORE, FRANCIS ORMOND (J/25797) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA162 QR-L of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a V-1 storage facility at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in Creil Communal Cemetery

03-Aug

STEPHENS, WILBERT (J/28690) age: 29 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA162 QR-L of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a V-1 storage facility at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in Creil Communal Cemetery

03-Aug

ROWLAND, BERNARD LAWRENCE (56272) age: 24 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA162 QR-L of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a V-1 storage facility at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in Creil Communal Cemetery

03-Aug

SUTHERLAND, ROSS EDWIN (J/90355) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA162 QR-L of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a V-1 storage facility at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in Creil Communal Cemetery

03-Aug

THOMSON, HAROLD DAVID (J/90356) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PA162 QR-L of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a V-1 storage facility at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in Creil Communal Cemetery

03-Aug

ASHWORTH, CORRAN PERRY (413367) age: 22 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FB208 of No 65 Sqn, which was lost during an attack on bridges across the River Siene.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Aug

MARIDOR, J P DFC CdeC() age: 

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, RM656 of No 91 Sqn, which crashed at Benenden after ramming a V-1 during a Diver (anti V-1) patrol.  He is buried in

03-Aug

MIDDLETON, CHARLES GORDON (1317243) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He died from wounds sustained on 8 May whilst flying in Wellington X, LN663 'G' of No 104 Sqn, which crashed in the Bucharest area during a raid on Ploesti.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery.

03-Aug

EDMONDSON, WILFRED (1459115) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP294 'B' of No 148 Sqn, which was shot down near Venice during a SOE supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery.

03-Aug

McINTOSH, WILLIAM CLARK (1822450) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP294 'B' of No 148 Sqn, which was shot down near Venice during a SOE supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery.

03-Aug

WARD BARRETT, REGINALD JACK (1252500) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP294 'B' of No 148 Sqn, which was shot down near Venice during a SOE supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery.

03-Aug

WHARAM, FRANK (1549188) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP294 'B' of No 148 Sqn, which was shot down near Venice during a SOE supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery.

03-Aug

BIRTLES, JAMES JOHN (2209439) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP294 'B' of No 148 Sqn, which was shot down near Venice during a SOE supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery.

03-Aug

HOBBS, NORMAN JACK (1381616) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP294 'B' of No 148 Sqn, which was shot down near Venice during a SOE supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery.

03-Aug

BETTLES, KEVIN JOSEPH (1320322) age: 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP294 'B' of No 148 Sqn, which was shot down near Venice during a SOE supply dropping sortie.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery.

03-Aug

RICHARDS, WILLIAM SAMUEL (J/28875) age: 32 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME839 AS-N of No 166 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak on a raid against a V-1 storage facility at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in Creil Communal Cemetery

03-Aug

BUCKLER, HENRY CHARLES JOSEPH (1600800) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME839 AS-N of No 166 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak on a raid against a V-1 storage facility at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in Creil Communal Cemetery

03-Aug

DAVIES, JOHN RICHARD (1580941) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME839 AS-N of No 166 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak on a raid against a V-1 storage facility at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in Creil Communal Cemetery

03-Aug

GRAHAM, FRANCIS JAMES (1585636) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME839 AS-N of No 166 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak on a raid against a V-1 storage facility at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in Creil Communal Cemetery

03-Aug

ARTHUR, LEWIS JOHN (1584922) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME839 AS-N of No 166 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak on a raid against a V-1 storage facility at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in Marrissel French National Cemetery

03-Aug

COMYN, REGINALD DANIEL (140891) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD749 of No 239 Sqn, which crashed  and burst into flames on an overshoot at West Raynham during an air test.  He is buried in Harpenden (Westfield) Cemetery

03-Aug

VEALE, NORMAN (127901) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD749 of No 239 Sqn, which crashed  and burst into flames on an overshoot at West Raynham during an air test.  He is buried in Harpenden (Westfield) Cemetery

03-Aug

MOORES, DOUGLAS KEITH (J/17649) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN321 'G' of No 438 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Henonville.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

03-Aug

FIDOCK, ROBERT CLIVE (417296) age: 27 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB125 AR-L of No 460 Sqn, which came down near St-Maclou-de-Folleville on a raid against a V-1 storage facility at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in St Maclou-de-Folleville Churchyard

03-Aug

HEIDTMAN, KENNETH FREDERICK (423729) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB125 AR-L of No 460 Sqn, which came down near St-Maclou-de-Folleville on a raid against a V-1 storage facility at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in St Maclou-de-Folleville Churchyard

03-Aug

HULLETT, WILLIAM ROY (427328) age: 34 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB125 AR-L of No 460 Sqn, which came down near St-Maclou-de-Folleville on a raid against a V-1 storage facility at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in St Maclou-de-Folleville Churchyard

03-Aug

JONES, ROBERT HUGH (1464205) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB125 AR-L of No 460 Sqn, which came down near St-Maclou-de-Folleville on a raid against a V-1 storage facility at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in St Maclou-de-Folleville Churchyard

03-Aug

BURKE, JAMES (1523987) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB125 AR-L of No 460 Sqn, which came down near St-Maclou-de-Folleville on a raid against a V-1 storage facility at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in St Maclou-de-Folleville Churchyard

03-Aug

STOCK, DEREK CECIL (1626766) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB125 AR-L of No 460 Sqn, which came down near St-Maclou-de-Folleville on a raid against a V-1 storage facility at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in St Maclou-de-Folleville Churchyard

03-Aug

TROLLOPE, JOHN EDWARD (1636341) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB125 AR-L of No 460 Sqn, which came down near St-Maclou-de-Folleville on a raid against a V-1 storage facility at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in St Maclou-de-Folleville Churchyard

03-Aug

COBB, WILLIAM (1315286) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME568 PG-F of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a V-1 storage facility at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in Marrissel French National Cemetery

03-Aug

GRIFFITHS, ARTHUR (1474286) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME568 PG-F of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a V-1 storage facility at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in Marrissel French National Cemetery

03-Aug

LYFORD, FRANCIS PHILIP (1467578) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME568 PG-F of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a V-1 storage facility at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in Marrissel French National Cemetery

03-Aug

DAVIES, EDWIN CHARLES THOMAS (188992) age: 27 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME568 PG-F of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a V-1 storage facility at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in Marrissel French National Cemetery

03-Aug

CODY, MARTIN (1593244) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME568 PG-F of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a V-1 storage facility at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in Marrissel French National Cemetery

03-Aug

BENNETT, RONALD (1498749) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME568 PG-F of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a V-1 storage facility at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in Marrissel French National Cemetery

03-Aug

FORREST, RONALD ARTHUR (2205836) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME568 PG-F of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a V-1 storage facility at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in Villeneuve-St Georges New Communal Cemetery

03-Aug

COTTAM, SYLVESTER (2206578) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM163 CF-J of No 625 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a V-1 storage facility at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in Marrissel French National Cemetery

03-Aug

MADDEN, JOSEPH (1528613) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM163 CF-J of No 625 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a V-1 storage facility at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in Marrissel French National Cemetery

03-Aug

HIRSTWOOD, JESSERVIN (R/209405) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 61 Base and died in the RAF Hospital, Northallerton from natural causes.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

03-Aug

SHIRCORE, DESMOND LEWIS STUART (772111) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, KZ124 of No 71 OTU, which dived into the ground near Ismailia during an air combat practice.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

03-Aug

BATOR, Ignacy Adam(P.1525) age: 28 PAF

Plt Off

He was serving with the Air Force Support Unit at the HQ of Polish Home Army in Poland.  He was killed in action on 3 August 1944 during the Warsaw Uprising.  He is buried in Powi±zkach Cemetery, Warsaw, Poland

03-Aug

EVANS, HAROLD LLOYD (1860673) age: 20 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving at RAF Hendon and was killed when a V-1 exploded in front of a barrack block at RAF Hendon.  He is buried in Chelmsford (Writtle Road) Cemetery.

03-Aug

THOMAS, ALAN DARQUITT (1453089) age: 22 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving at RAF Hendon and was killed when a V-1 exploded in front of a barrack block at RAF Hendon.  He is buried in City of Westminster (Paddington) Cemetery, Mill Hill.

03-Aug

MORRIS, BERNARD ROBERT (1440676) age: 31 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving at RAF Hendon and was killed when a V-1 exploded in front of a barrack block at RAF Hendon.  He is buried in City of Westminster (Paddington) Cemetery, Mill Hill.

03-Aug

SHARP, SYDNEY (951744) age: 30 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving at RAF Hendon and was killed when a V-1 exploded in front of a barrack block at RAF Hendon.  He is buried in Derby (Normanton) Cemetery.

03-Aug

MOORE, FRANCIS (1114613) age: 33 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving at RAF Hendon and was killed when a V-1 exploded in front of a barrack block at RAF Hendon.  He is buried in Glasgow (Sandymount) Cemetery.

03-Aug

HARRIS, JAMES (1313672) age: 22 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving at RAF Hendon and was killed when a V-1 exploded in front of a barrack block at RAF Hendon.  He is buried in High Bickington (St Mary) Churchyard.

03-Aug

WILSON, DAVID COWAN (1691487) age: 22 RAFVR

AC1

He was probably serving at Hendon and was killed when a V-1 exploded in front of a barrack block at RAF Hendon.  He is buried in Maybole Cemetery.

03-Aug

FREAK, GEORGE LEONARD (753150) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving at RAF Hendon and was killed when a V-1 exploded in front of a barrack block at RAF Hendon.  He is buried in Mill Hill Cemetery.

03-Aug

FLINT, HAROLD (1127054) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC2

He had been serving at Kallang but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Ambon Town.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery.

03-Aug

EDKINS, SAMUEL JOSEPH (1183397) age: 46 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died at The Retreat, Great Burstead, Essex, but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Pitsea Old (St  Michael) Cemetery.

03-Aug

SMITH, DAVID (346830) age: 43 RAF

AC1

He was or had been serving in the UK and died from pulmonary tuberculosis in Glenlomond Sanitorium.  He is buried in Edinburgh Eastern Cemetery.

03-Aug

BURTON, WILLIAM THOMAS (1609158) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving as a Screened Flight Engineer with 1662 HCU and died from injuries sustained on 25 Apr whilst flying in Halifax II, BB383 crashed on take off from Blyton following an engine failure.  He is buried in Morden Cemetery.

03-Aug

GOODFELLOW, THOMAS TAPNER ANDERSON (1531713) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He died in the RAF Hospital, Cosford from injuries sustained on 12 Jul 944 whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HF127 of the Central Navigation School, which collided with a Mosquito of No 27 MU being towed along the perimeter track as it took off from Shawbury.  He is buried in Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) Cemetery.

04-Aug

SMITH, EDWARD JOHN (136043) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH460 of No 24 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Wendover as it descended in cloud on its return to Hendon.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Springbank) Cemetery

04-Aug

TINDALE, ARTHUR MILFORD (406605) age: 33 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH460 of No 24 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Wendover as it descended in cloud on its return to Hendon.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

04-Aug

HARDCASTLE, ROBERT WILLIAM (BOB) (42308) age: 31 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH460 of No 24 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Wendover as it descended in cloud on its return to Hendon.  He is buried in City of Westminster (Paddington) Cemetery, Mill Hill

04-Aug

ROBERTS, GEORGE FREDERICK (45256) age: 33 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH460 of No 24 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Wendover as it descended in cloud on its return to Hendon.  He is buried in City of Westminster (Paddington) Cemetery, Mill Hill

04-Aug

WALTER, RONALD JOSEPH (541901) age: 23 RAF

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH460 of No 24 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Wendover as it descended in cloud on its return to Hendon.  He is buried in City of Westminster (Paddington) Cemetery, Mill Hill

04-Aug

REASON, LEONARD JAMES (362686) age: 37 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH460 of No 24 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Wendover as it descended in cloud on its return to Hendon.  He is buried in Harrow (Harrow Weald) Cemetery

04-Aug

GRIFFITHS, ROLAND VIVIAN LANGDON (74704) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MH929 'Z' of No 43 Sqn, which disappeared whilst flying in cloud during a sortie.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

04-Aug

PALMER, PATRICK JOSEPH (1797778) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He died from wounds sustained the previous day whilst flying as the mid-upper gunner in Halifax III, LL544 KN-V of No 77 Sqn, which was hit by flak during a daylight rain on Bois de Casson.  He is buried in Clondalkin (Bluebell) Cemetery.

04-Aug

HARRIS, THOMAS HENRY (655753) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 98 Sqn, and died in the RAF Hospital, Wroughton from injuries sustained when he hit an obstruction on diving into a lake at Hascombe, Surrey.  He is buried in Rhondda (Trealaw) Cemetery.

04-Aug

HOLDER, JAMES CAULFIELD (J/25779) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JR511 of No 137 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Colynsplant.  He is buried in Vlieland General Cemetery

04-Aug

WRAIGHT, ALAN ERNEST (143755) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR209 of No 151 Sqn, which was lost during Ranger 208 in the Bordeaux area.  He is buried in Perigueux Northern Communal Cemetery

04-Aug

WILSON, JOHN LESLIE (1450877) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR209 of No 151 Sqn, which was lost during Ranger 208 in the Bordeaux area.  He is buried in Perigueux Northern Communal Cemetery

04-Aug

AYLIFFE, HAROLD DEVENING (JACK) (145489) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, PZ186 of No 151 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing after being damaged by the explosion of a train it was attacking.  He is buried in Feugarolles (Limon) Communal Cemetery

04-Aug

PIENAAR, S W (328193V) age: 19 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FB322 of No 213 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Hovice.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

04-Aug

LEWIS, WILLIAM JOHN (1522390) age: 22 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ597 of No 353 Sqn, which broke up in the air after entering a cu-nim cloud near Mohavia during a mail flight from Calcutta to Delhi.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

04-Aug

TAYLOR, OLIVER (1480296) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC1

He was serving with No 1 AGS (India) but was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ597 of No 353 Sqn, which broke up in the air after entering a cu-nim cloud near Mohavia during a mail flight from Calcutta to Delhi.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery.

04-Aug

FORMAN, DAVID CRAWFORD (400366) age: 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ597 of No 353 Sqn, which broke up in the air after entering a cu-nim cloud near Mohavia during a mail flight from Calcutta to Delhi.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

04-Aug

CAWTHORNE, FREDERICK WILLIAM (175610) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 194 Sqn but was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ597 of No 353 Sqn, which broke up in the air after entering a cu-nim cloud near Mohavia during a mail flight from Calcutta to Delhi.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery.

04-Aug

JACKSON, FREDERICK GRANT (J/6209) age: Unknown RCAF

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 273 Sqn but was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ597 of No 353 Sqn, which broke up in the air after entering a cu-nim cloud near Mohavia during a mail flight from Calcutta to Delhi.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery.

04-Aug

WILSON, STANLEY (544707) age: 25 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ597 of No 353 Sqn, which broke up in the air after entering a cu-nim cloud near Mohavia during a mail flight from Calcutta to Delhi.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

04-Aug

SEXTON, KENNETH MARTYN ANTHONY (1402643) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ597 of No 353 Sqn, which broke up in the air after entering a cu-nim cloud near Mohavia during a mail flight from Calcutta to Delhi.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

04-Aug

SMITH, GEORGE ARTHUR (1247881) age: 38 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 313 MU but was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ597 of No 353 Sqn, which broke up in the air after entering a cu-nim cloud near Mohavia during a mail flight from Calcutta to Delhi.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery.

04-Aug

BEEBAR, JOHN (403252) age: 22 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ597 of No 353 Sqn, which broke up in the air after entering a cu-nim cloud near Mohavia during a mail flight from Calcutta to Delhi.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

04-Aug

CHURCH, CHARLES EDWARD (1426432) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ597 of No 353 Sqn, which broke up in the air after entering a cu-nim cloud near Mohavia during a mail flight from Calcutta to Delhi.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

04-Aug

HANDLEY, FREDERICK WALTER (401375) age: 30 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ597 of No 353 Sqn, which broke up in the air after entering a cu-nim cloud near Mohavia during a mail flight from Calcutta to Delhi.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

04-Aug

CRONIN, PATRICK EDMUND (J/25978) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV959 QB-R of No 424 Sqn, which came down near Boran-sur-Oise during a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at Bois de Cassan.  He is buried in Boran-sur-Oise Communal Cemetery

04-Aug

HEUCHERT, WILLIAM RUDOLPH (J/28950) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV959 QB-R of No 424 Sqn, which came down near Boran-sur-Oise during a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at Bois de Cassan.  He is buried in Boran-sur-Oise Communal Cemetery

04-Aug

STEVENSON, DONALD GERALD (J/26657) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV959 QB-R of No 424 Sqn, which came down near Boran-sur-Oise during a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at Bois de Cassan.  He is buried in Boran-sur-Oise Communal Cemetery

04-Aug

GERRIE, VERNON CHESTER (J/90091) age: 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV959 QB-R of No 424 Sqn, which came down near Boran-sur-Oise during a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at Bois de Cassan.  He is buried in Boran-sur-Oise Communal Cemetery

04-Aug

PETERS, SAMUEL LEONARD (J/90075) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV959 QB-R of No 424 Sqn, which came down near Boran-sur-Oise during a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at Bois de Cassan.  He is buried in Boran-sur-Oise Communal Cemetery

04-Aug

SUTTON, CYRIL BERTIE (J/90148) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV959 QB-R of No 424 Sqn, which came down near Boran-sur-Oise during a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at Bois de Cassan.  He is buried in Boran-sur-Oise Communal Cemetery

04-Aug

KELLY, JACK ARTHUR (J/37186) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW436 WL-Y of No 434 Sqn, which came down near Drosay during a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at Bois de Cassan.  He is buried in Drosay Churchyard

04-Aug

PERKINS, GEORGE GORDON (J/28280) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW436 WL-Y of No 434 Sqn, which came down near Drosay during a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at Bois de Cassan.  He is buried in Drosay Churchyard

04-Aug

BRUEGEMAN, RAYMOND GLEN (J/88569) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW436 WL-Y of No 434 Sqn, which came down near Drosay during a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at Bois de Cassan.  He is buried in Drosay Churchyard

04-Aug

MARLEY, NORMAN (1592882) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW436 WL-Y of No 434 Sqn, which came down near Drosay during a raid on a Noball (V-1) site at Bois de Cassan.  He is buried in Drosay Churchyard

04-Aug

HABKIRK, RAMSAY MCKENZIE (J/25702) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ920 of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Lisieux during Operation Houndsworth 44 .  He is buried in Tilly-sur-Seulles War Cemetery

04-Aug

JOHNSON, KENNETH JEFFERIES (1316941) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ920 of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Lisieux during Operation Houndsworth 45.  He is buried in Tilly-sur-Seulles War Cemetery

04-Aug

LEWIS, JAMES FREDERICK (1576186) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ920 of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Lisieux during Operation Houndsworth 46.  He is buried in Tilly-sur-Seulles War Cemetery

04-Aug

ROBINSON, EDWARD GRIGG (421769) age: 21 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ920 of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Lisieux during Operation Houndsworth 47.  He is buried in Tilly-sur-Seulles War Cemetery

04-Aug

GLANVILLE, RICHARD GEORGE (1314985) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ920 of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Lisieux during Operation Houndsworth 48.  He is buried in Tilly-sur-Seulles War Cemetery

04-Aug

STURGES, PETER (427035) age: 21 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ920 of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Lisieux during Operation Houndsworth 49.  He is buried in Tilly-sur-Seulles War Cemetery

04-Aug

TRAINOR, IHAIA WILLIAM (421795) age: 32 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ920 of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Lisieux during Operation Houndsworth 50.  He is buried in Tilly-sur-Seulles War Cemetery

04-Aug

HIBBERT, IVAN ALDERWIN (149827) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was mortally wounded whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND811 F2-T of No 635 Sqn, which hit by flak whilst marking the Noball (V-1) site at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in Marrissel French National Cemetery

04-Aug

LEEDER, VERNON VICTOR RUSSELL (419272) age: 28 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND811 F2-T of No 635 Sqn, which exploded during a forced landing after being hit by flak whilst marking the Noball (V-1) site at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in Marrissel French National Cemetery

04-Aug

BAZALGETTE, IAN WILLOUGHBY VC, DFC(118131) age: 25 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND811 F2-T of No 635 Sqn, which exploded during a forced landing after being hit by flak whilst marking the Noball (V-1) site at Trossy St-Maximin.  He was awarded a posthumous VC for his actions.  He is buried in Senantes Churchyard

04-Aug

ALLINSON, JOHN (51349) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PA983 F2-A of No 635 Sqn, which was lost whilst marking the Noball (V-1) site at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in Marrissel French National Cemetery

04-Aug

BEVERIDGE, ROBERT WALTER (170892) age: 24 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PA983 F2-A of No 635 Sqn, which was lost whilst marking the Noball (V-1) site at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in Marrissel French National Cemetery

04-Aug

IRWIN, JOHN GORDON (131135) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PA983 F2-A of No 635 Sqn, which was lost whilst marking the Noball (V-1) site at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in Marrissel French National Cemetery

04-Aug

MASSY, MICHAEL INGOLDSBY (141336) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PA983 F2-A of No 635 Sqn, which was lost whilst marking the Noball (V-1) site at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in Marrissel French National Cemetery

04-Aug

BROWN, FRANCIS GEORGE CHAPLIN (1561578) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PA983 F2-A of No 635 Sqn, which was lost whilst marking the Noball (V-1) site at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in Marrissel French National Cemetery

04-Aug

MATHER, JAMES JOHN (1042788) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PA983 F2-A of No 635 Sqn, which was lost whilst marking the Noball (V-1) site at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in Marrissel French National Cemetery

04-Aug

TUCK, FRANK CYRIL VICTOR (916863) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PA983 F2-A of No 635 Sqn, which was lost whilst marking the Noball (V-1) site at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in Marrissel French National Cemetery

04-Aug

SMITH, JOHN DAVID (1813739) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PA983 F2-A of No 635 Sqn, which was lost whilst marking the Noball (V-1) site at Trossy St-Maximin.  He is buried in Marrissel French National Cemetery

04-Aug

CLEMENTS, RAYMOND THOMAS (137428) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, X7307 of No 23 SFTS, which crashed near Heany in Southern Rhodesia.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery.

04-Aug

HOOD, ERIC FRANCIS (975870) age: 27 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, X7307 of No 23 SFTS, which crashed near Heany in Southern Rhodesia.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery.

04-Aug

WOOD, ALAN FREDERICK WILLIAM (1448751) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, W9027 of No 5 (P) AFU, which stalled and crashed near the pilot’s home in Birmingham.  He is buried in Birmingham (Yardley) Cemetery

04-Aug

COFFEY, ROBERT FRANCIS (419723) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, W9027 of No 5 (P) AFU, which stalled and crashed near the pilot’s home in Birmingham.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

04-Aug

PLENTY, GEOFFREY WILLIAM (416612) age: 21 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk I, ET622 of No 73 OTU, which crashed near Fayid after catching fire in the air whilst on a non-operational training flight.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

04-Aug

SHIRES, RAYMOND BLYTH(1040116) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed/died whilst serving at ACSEA HQ, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

04-Aug

FUKES, ROBERT STANLEY (1475101) age: 32 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Aberporth and died in Cardiganshire General Hospital, but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery.

04-Aug

BULMAN, HARRY (1093742) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving at RAF Woodbridge and died in a bathing accident.  He is buried in Southport (Duke Street) Cemetery.

04-Aug

CARTMELL, FRANK (1141195) age: 36 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving at the RAF Police HQ, Burnham but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Fylde.  He is buried in Oldham (Chadderton) Cemetery.

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