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Casualties - August 1946


01-Aug

HARMAN, PAUL; RAFVR (164072), age: 22

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 31 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.   He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

01-Aug

DE REUX, ANDRE HENRI; RAFVR (79774), age: Unknown

Sgt

He was serving with No 350 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.   He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Aug

DESMOND, DONALD; RAFVR (3006543), age: Unknown

AC1

He was serving overseas at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Munster Heath War Cemetery

01-Aug

ORR, MATTHEW HAMILTON; RAFVR (1562449), age: 22

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LW788 of No 21 (P) AFU, which crashed in Staffordshire after the aircraft became uncontrollable following the failure of a propeller.  He is buried in Bishopton Cemetery

01-Aug

BOOTHMAN, PATRICK JOHN DFC; RAF (139973), age: 22

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson X, NK503 of the Empire Air Navigation School, which crashed into rising ground near Shawbury whilst carrying out unauthorised low flying.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

01-Aug

GINGELL, WILLIAM BROUGHTON DFC, DFM; RAF (56168), age: 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson X, NK503 of the Empire Air Navigation School, which crashed into rising ground near Shawbury whilst carrying out unauthorised low flying.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

01-Aug

HARRISON, GEORGE MORRELL (BOB); RAFVR (200737), age: 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson X, NK503 of the Empire Air Navigation School, which crashed into rising ground near Shawbury whilst carrying out unauthorised low flying.  He is buried in Coventry (London Road) Cemetery

01-Aug

WHEELER, CHARLES HENRY JOHN; RAFVR (1814074), age: 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson X, NK503 of the Empire Air Navigation School, which crashed into rising ground near Shawbury whilst carrying out unauthorised low flying.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

01-Aug

HUTCHINSON, LESLIE WILLIAM; RAF (642639), age: 31

AC1

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained. but his death was registered in Lower Agbrigg  He is buried in East Ardsley (St Michael) Churchyard

01-Aug

MACGREGOR, EBENEZER; RAF (653823), age: 35

LAC

He was serving in the UK and was found dead in bed at 281 Talla Road, Glasgow.  The cause of death was high blood pressure and a sub-arachnoid haemorrhage.  He is buried in Glasgow Western Necropolis.

01-Aug

McLAUGHLIN, DENIS PATRICK; RAFVR (143312), age: 37

Flt Lt

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

02-Aug

SUSANDS, HARRY; RAFVR (1716309), age: Unknown

LAC

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

02-Aug

HAIRE, JAMES; RAFVR (1572003), age: 23

LAC

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

02-Aug

BUCKLEY, FRED; RAFVR (1017575), age: 32

Cpl

He had probably been discharged by the time of his death, which could have been caused by a pin that had somehow got itself embedded into his liver, probably during his previous RAF service.  He is buried in Conisborough (Denaby Main) Cemetery.

03-Aug

TUBBS, HENRY; RAFVR (1879658), age: 19

AC1

He was serving with No 664 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.   He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

03-Aug

COLLINS, PATRICK HERBERT; RAFVR (1900502), age: 55

AC1

He was serving in the UK and died at Rathdown, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained. but his death was registered in   He is buried in Mount Jerome Cemetery.

03-Aug

BROWN, LESLIE ALBERT; RAFVR (1880252), age: 32

WO

He was serving with No 104 PDC and died at Toulon, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles.

03-Aug

TASKER, RONALD; RAFVR (568151), age: Unknown

WO

He was serving at the TME and died at El Hagg, Egypt, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery.

04-Aug

BEDFORD, DONALD GEORGE; RAFVR (1464909), age: 24

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained. but his death was registered in Hemel Hempstead  He is buried in Northchurch (St Mary) New Churchyard

05-Aug

HUTCHINGS, EMILY FRANCIS; WAAF (2125385), age: 38

LACW

She was serving in the UK at the time of her death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained. but her death was registered in Exeter  She is buried in Exeter (Exwick or St Thomas) Cemetery

05-Aug

ELLIS, EDWARD CHARLES; RAFVR (1461310), age: 25

AC1

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained. but his death was registered in Poplar  He is buried in or was cremated at  West Norwood Cemetery and Crematorium

05-Aug

STOCKDALE, ERNEST; RAFVR (1098918), age: 24

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained. but his death was registered in Scarborough  He is buried in Lincoln (Canwick Road) Cemetery

05-Aug

WENN, FREDERICK WILLIAM; RAFVR (3081583), age: 18

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained. but his death was registered in Sleaford  He is buried in City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

05-Aug

BARNES, GEORGE FREDERICK; RAFVR (1059767), age: 25

Cpl

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained. but his death was registered in South Shields  He was cremated at  Newcastle-upon-Tyne (West Road) Cemetery

06-Aug

BLAKE, HENRY THOMAS; RAFVR (2233228), age: 18

LAC

He was serving with No 10 MTRU at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

06-Aug

EDMONDSON, WILLIAM RONALD; RAFVR (2252523), age: 23

AC2

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

06-Aug

CARRUTHERS, JAMES WILLIAM; RAFVR (2302691), age: 22

AC2

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

06-Aug

PALMER, JOSEPH EDWARD; RAFVR (3086393), age: 18

AC2

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

06-Aug

ADAM, WILLIAM CALDOW; RAFVR (202663), age: Unknown

Fg Off

He was serving in the UK and died in the Royal Infirmary, Perth, from a fractured skull sustained in a motor vehicle accident.  He was cremated at  Glasgow Crematorium.

06-Aug

COWAN, CHARLES; RAFVR (1573654), age: 32

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died in Mearnskirk Hospital from pulmonary TB.  He is buried in Glasgow (Lambhill) Cemetery.

06-Aug

BELL, JOHN; RAFVR (118218), age: 42

Flt Lt

He was serving in the UK and died in Rauceby Hospital after being found lying unconscious on the camp road at Folkingham with his cycle lying on top of him.  He was cremated at  Newcastle-upon-Tyne (West Road) Cemetery.

07-Aug

GIUSEPPI, ANNANDALE FRANK; RAF (629342), age: 40

Flt Sgt

He was serving at AHQ Iraq and died at Seremada, near Ninevah, Iraq, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Habbaniya War Cemetery.

07-Aug

HAIN, JOHN GORDON DICKSON; RAFVR (1082294), age: 25

WO

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained. but his death was registered in Durham S E  He is buried in Torrisholme Cemetery

07-Aug

GODFREY, ALAN CLEMENT DFC; RAFVR (39820), age: Unknown

Sqn Ldr

He was seconded to BOAC/BEA and was killed whilst flying Douglas C-47A, G-AHCS which crashed into trees on Mistberget mountain during its approach to Oslo.  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium.

07-Aug

PARKER, ALFRED GORDON; RAFVR (1800148), age: 24

WO

He was seconded to BOAC/BEA and was killed whilst flying Douglas C-47A, G-AHCS which crashed into trees on Mistberget mountain during its approach to Oslo.  He is buried in Kensal Green (St Mary's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

08-Aug

NICHOLS, CHARLES WILLIAM ARTHUR; RAFVR (958634), age: 26

LAC

He was serving at RCAF HQ Ottawa at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Winnipeg (Brookside) Cemetery

08-Aug

BOYD, WILLIAM; RAFVR (1343410), age: 26

AC2

He was serving in the UK and died in the Ministry of Pensions Hospital, Edenhall, Musselburgh, from syncope, the result of heart failure while under anaesthetic for an operation on a duodenal ulcer.  He is buried in Kirkcaldy (Dysart) Cemetery.

09-Aug

ANDERSON, THOMAS; RAFVR (168182), age: 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito PR34, RG250 of No 84 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a drain following a swing on take off from Mingaladon.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

09-Aug

WRIGHT, DOUGLAS WILLIAM; RAFVR (167956), age: 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito PR34, RG250 of No 84 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a drain following a swing on take off from Mingaladon.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

09-Aug

CAMM, MARJORIE LILIAN; WAAF (2142343), age: 19

ACW2

She was serving in the UK at the time of her death, the cause of which possibly occurred in the RAF Hospital at Halton, her death was registered in Aylesbury  She is buried in Gillingham (Woodlands) Cemetery

09-Aug

BEATTIE, WILLIAM; RAFVR (1541090), age: 25

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained. but his death was registered in Durham N E  He is buried in Jarrow Cemetery

10-Aug

GILL, ERIC HENRY; RAF (654154), age: 30

Cpl

He was serving with No 8 RAF Hospital, Rinteln, Germany at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Munster Heath War Cemetery.

10-Aug

HUGHES, WILLIAM; RAFVR (1006382), age: 30

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained. but his death was registered in Caernarvon  He is buried in Llanllyfni (Machpelah, Penygroes) Cemetery

10-Aug

GRICE, REUBEN ARTHUR WILLIAM; RAF (56997), age: 33

Flt Lt

He was serving in the UK and died in the District Hospital, Retford, Nottinghamshire, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Portsmouth (Kingston) Cemetery.

11-Aug

NOWAKOWSKI, Eugeniusz; PAF (P.792477), age: 43

Sergeant

He was serving with No 30 Maintenance Unit and died in the RAF Station Hospital at West Kirby in Cheshire.  Died on Active Service Hawarden Cemetery

11-Aug

FRASER, JOSEPH FREDERICK DFC; RAF (70229), age: 31

Wg Cdr

He was serving on the SDL - War Misc 383 and was killed at Ankara, the result of a car accident.  He is buried in Haidar Pasha Cemetery.

11-Aug

HENDERS, EDWARD ECCLES; RAFVR (1622359), age: 23

Sgt

He was serving in the UK and was killed whilst travelling as a passenger in sports car with two other RAF Sergeants, which crashed at Manthorpe.  He is buried in Liverpool (Allerton) Cemetery.

12-Aug

HILL, RICHARD; RAFVR (2252940), age: Unknown

AC2

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

12-Aug

SEMMENS, LEONARD; RAFVR (1818153), age: 24

LAC

He was serving on board SS Moreton Bay at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

12-Aug

THOMAS, MABEL GERTRUDE; WAAF (2120782), age: Unknown

ACW1

She was serving in the UK at the time of her death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained. but her death was registered in Bridgend  She is buried in Merthyr Tydfil (Aberfan Bryntaf) Cemetery

13-Aug

MORRIS, JAMES ARTHUR DFM; RAFVR (1583080), age: 27

WO

He was serving with No 250 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.   He is buried in Udine War Cemetery

13-Aug

PARR, EDWARD JAMES; RAFVR (1631738), age: 24

AC1

He was serving with No 337 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

13-Aug

EVANS, BENJAMIN THOMAS; RAFVR (1208567), age: 40

Cpl

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

13-Aug

JARRON, HELEN STEWART; WAAF (489350), age: 23

Sgt

She was serving in the UK and died at Maybank, Park Road, Brechin, cause unknown at present.  She is buried in Brechin Cemetery.

14-Aug

FRASER, JACK GORDON; RAFVR (1717836), age: Unknown

AC1

He was serving with No 322 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

14-Aug

SMITH, WILLIAM FREDERICK; RAF (564785), age: 32

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died in the General Hospital, Kings Lynn, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Feltham Cemetery.

14-Aug

BULL, ROLAND; RAFVR (1696303), age: 45

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained. but his death was registered in Leeds  He is buried in Barrow-in-Furness Cemetery

15-Aug

KNOX, THOMAS EDWARD CHAMBERS (CHARLES?); RAF (536623), age: Unknown

LAC

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

15-Aug

PEARD, ERIC LEWIS; RAFVR (1461915), age: 25

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and died in Wellhouse Hospital, Barnet, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium.

15-Aug

FREEMAN, ERNEST CHARLES; RAFVR (1203634), age: 39

Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died in Grangewood, Torrs Park, Ilfracombe, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Long Eaton Cemetery

16-Aug

RUSHMORE, RICHARD ERNEST; RAFVR (164409), age: Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard II, FS802 of No 322 MU, which spun into the ground whilst carrying out unauthorised low level aerobatics.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

16-Aug

SHORT, WILFRED; RAFVR (1545937), age: 25

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard II, FS802 of No 322 MU, which spun into the ground whilst carrying out unauthorised low level aerobatics.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

16-Aug

TUCKER, ERNEST JOHN FRANCIS; RAF (365070), age: Unknown

WO

He was serving with No 6 BSRU at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

16-Aug

HENDERSON, JAMES REGINALD; RAFVR (138154), age: 35

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard II, FS764 of No 7 SFTS, which struck the ground and crashed whilst carrying out a slow roll at 100 ft during a 'beat up' of RAF Hibaldstow.  He was cremated at  Manchester Crematorium

16-Aug

UNWIN, WILLIAM BAGNALL; RAFVR (181317), age: 22

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard II, FS764 of No 7 SFTS, which struck the ground and crashed whilst carrying out a slow roll at 100 ft during a 'beat up' of RAF Hibaldstow.  He was cremated at  Sheffield Crematorium

16-Aug

ALDRED, PATRICK GEORGE FRASER; RAFVR (3055027), age: 19

AC2

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

16-Aug

BARR, JAMES MILLER; RAFVR (1368752), age: 25

Cpl

He had served as a RAF Policeman in Burma and was on demobilisation leave when he died in a Glasgow hospital after his motor-cycle collided with a car on the Kirkintilloch-Cumbernauld road.  He is buried in Kirkintilloch (Auld Aisle) Cemetery.

16-Aug

DEMPSTER, ELIZABETH SMITH; WAAF (2040475), age: 25

LACW

She was serving in the UK at the time of her death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained. but her death was registered in Scotland?  She is buried in Scoonie Cemetery

17-Aug

PHILIP, JOHN ARMSTRONG; RAFVR (1112236), age: Unknown

AC1

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained,.his death being registered in Newton Abbott  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Aug

SEAL, JOSEPH; RAF (534697), age: 29

Cpl

He was serving in the UK died in St. Peter's Hospital, Bedford, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Eaton Socon Cemetery.

17-Aug

CLARINGBOLD, LESLIE WILLIAM; RAFVR (1630961), age: 43

LAC

He was serving in the UK anddied in the RAF Hospital, Kirkham, Lancashire, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Chingford Mount Cemetery.

17-Aug

SKYE, JAMES; RAFVR (1465163), age: 42

LAC

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

17-Aug

FREEMAN, MILFORD CHARLES; RAFVR (3083229), age: 18

AC2

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

17-Aug

CHARMAN, GEORGE CHARLES; RAFVR (1805384), age: 22

WO

He was seconded to BOAC/BEA and died from injuries sustained on 7 Aug 1946 whilst flying in Douglas C-47A, G-AHCS, which crashed into trees on Mistberget mountain during its approach to Oslo  He is buried in Kensal Green (All Souls') Cemetery.

18-Aug

CLEARY, MARTIN; RAF (308179), age: 46

Flt Sgt

He was serving at RIAF Central Accts Office and died at Colaba, Bombay, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery.

18-Aug

SANDERS, FREDERICK PLAYER; RAFVR (1408786), age: 24

Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died at Lower Maudlin Street, Bristol., the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bristol (Arnos Vale) Cemetery.

18-Aug

ANSCOMB, JOHN ROBERT; RAFVR (1242673), age: 35

AC1

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

18-Aug

HALL, STANLEY HERBERT; RAFVR (1513732), age: 23

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained. but his death was registered in Scotland?  He is buried in Birmingham (Witton) Cemetery

18-Aug

ELLIOTT, WILLIAM; RAFVR (1045265), age: 41

Cpl

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

19-Aug

VAUGHAN-JONES, RACHEL BERYL; WAAF (426484), age: 34

Sgt

She was serving in the UK at the time of her death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained. but her death was registered in Battle  She was cremated at  Brighton (Woodvale) Borough Crematorium

19-Aug

SLADE, SYDNEY CHARLES; RAF (361614), age: 42

WO

He was serving in the UK and died at the Queen Alexandra Hospital, Cosham, Southampton, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Portsdown (Christ Church) Military Cemetery.

19-Aug

SHAW, JOHN BRUCE; RAFVR (3050780), age: 21

AC2

He was serving in the UK and died in the Royal Infirmary, Stoke-on-Trent, from injuries sustained when his cat collided with a lorry the previous day.  He is buried in Stivichall (or Styvechale) (St James) Churchyard.

20-Aug

SHADDICK, PAUL FREDERICK; RAF (1583689), age: 22

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK666 of No 130 Sqn, which flew into the ground after entering cloud at low level at Lower Froyle in Hampshire.  He is buried in Stourbridge Cemetery

20-Aug

HOPKINS, ARTHUR ALBERT; RAFVR (1215375), age: Unknown

AC1

He was serving with No 249 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained, his death being registered in Dartford.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Aug

PICKERING, SAMUEL; RAFVR (2257534), age: 20

AC1

He was serving with No 644 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.   He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

20-Aug

READ, JOHN THOMAS; RAFVR (1535250), age: 24

LAC

He was serving with No 73 MTLRU at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Munster Heath War Cemetery

20-Aug

WIMBURY, GEORGE FAULKNER; RAFVR (125854), age: 25

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancastrian, G-AGMF of BOAC, which crashed in an orchard at Broglie, Eure  He is buried in Bernay (Ste Croix) Communal Cemetery.

20-Aug

SEPHTON, JOHN D'ALTON DFC; RAFVR (128932), age: Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancastrian, G-AGMF of BOAC, which crashed in an orchard at Broglie, Eure  He is buried in Bernay (Ste Croix) Communal Cemetery.

20-Aug

BLADES, RONALD EDWARD FRANK; RAF (553997), age: Unknown

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancastrian, G-AGMF of BOAC, which crashed in an orchard at Broglie, Eure  He is buried in Peterborough (Eastfield) Cemetery.

20-Aug

TURNER, CHARLES KENNETH; RAF (24047), age: 48

Sqn Ldr

He was serving in the UK and died in the Brompton Hospital, London, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium.

20-Aug

HIGGINS, STANLEY JAMES; RAFVR (2285713), age: 18

AC2

He was probably serving at RAF Defford and died at Rookswood Hospital, Worcester, after falling from a lorry on the station.  He is buried in Dursley Cemetery.

20-Aug

HARRIS, LEONARD ARTHUR; RAFVR (1202290), age: 34

LAC

He was serving in the UK died at the Royal Infirmary, Leicester, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Leicester (Saffron Hill) Cemetery.

20-Aug

DUTTON, CHARLES WILLIAM; RAF (611567), age: 26

Cpl

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained. but his death was registered in Maidstone  He is buried in Chatham (Palmerston Road) Cemetery

20-Aug

INNES, WILLIAM JAMES BANNERMAN; RAFVR (187823), age: 23

Fg Off

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

20-Aug

CROOK, GEORGE WILLIAM ARTHUR; RAFVR (3005584), age: 21

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained. but his death was registered in Uppingham  He is buried in Chatham (Palmerston Road) Cemetery

21-Aug

O'REILLY, JOSEPH; RAF (570874), age: 25

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 105 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

21-Aug

ELLIOTT, HUGH STANLEY; RAFVR (1356299), age: 55

Sgt

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained. but his death was registered in Blackpool  He is buried in Bispham (All Hallows) Churchyard

21-Aug

TAYLOR, FREDERICK WILLIAM; AuxAF (841555), age: 51

Cpl

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

21-Aug

HARLAND, CHARLES CECIL; RAF (86188), age: 58

Fg Off

He was serving or had served in the UK and died in Scarborough following a series of strokes.  He is buried in Scarborough (Woodlands) Cemetery.

22-Aug

COPLEY, GEORGE EDWARD; RAF (575606), age: 24

Sgt

He was serving with No 111 Sqn and died in No 324 Wing Station Sick Quarters, Judenburg, Austria, cause unknown.  He is buried in Klagenfurt War Cemetery.

22-Aug

MACDONALD, ALEXANDER; RAF (565644), age: 30

Flt Sgt

He was serving in South Africa at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Johnnesburg (West Park) Cemetery

22-Aug

HOLLIDAY, HOWARD ARTHUR; RAFVR (1045379), age: 40

AC2

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

22-Aug

SLATER, EDWARD ALBERT OBE; RAF (21036), age: 46

Wg Cdr

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained. but his death was registered in Isle of Wight (41)  He is buried in Ryde Borough Cemetery

22-Aug

JEFFREY, WILLIAM; RAFVR (1485789), age: 23

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died at Belfast Urban 13, from carcinoma of the liver.  He is buried in Belfast (Dundonald) Cemetery.

22-Aug

GARDNER, ANDREW; RAFVR (1066195), age: 47

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died at 32, Ferry Road Drive, Edinburgh, due to Pulmonary TB, from he had been suffering for 10 years.  He was cremated at  Edinburgh (Warriston) Crematorium.

22-Aug

SKELTON, ERIC; RAFVR (989340), age: 26

Cpl

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained. but his death was registered in Sleaford  He is buried in Quarrington (St Botolph) Churchyard

22-Aug

TWIST, CHRISTOPHER SELWYN; RAFVR (80598), age: Unknown

Fg Off

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained. but his death was registered in Weston super Mare  He was cremated at  Bristol (Arnos Vale) Crematorium

23-Aug

WALLACE, JOHN; RAFVR (1504000), age: 47

Cpl

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained. but his death was registered in Sunderland  He is buried in Randalstown Presbyterian (Old Congregation) Churchyard

23-Aug

DABROWSKI, Zygmunt Zdzislaw; PAF (P.2460), age: 33

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VIII, PP232 of No 304 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Lawshall in Suffolk after control was lost in the circuit.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

23-Aug

MATYLIS, Nikodem; PAF (P.1176), age: 33

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VIII, PP232 of No 304 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Lawshall in Suffolk after control was lost in the circuit.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

23-Aug

MICHALAK, Stanislaw; PAF (P.792092), age: 38

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VIII, PP232 of No 304 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Lawshall in Suffolk after control was lost in the circuit.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

23-Aug

STANFORD, JOHN; RAFVR (1607530), age: Unknown

Sgt

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

23-Aug

STRATTON, HERBERT FREDERICK MONS; RAFVR (1311884), age: 31

LAC

He was serving in the UK and  died in the Osler Pavilion (a TB hospital), Manor Road, Oxford.  He is buried in Whitchurch Hill (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

23-Aug

WILLIAMSON, FREDERICK ROBERT; RAFVR (1455033), age: 34

AC2

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

24-Aug

HABBERJAM, HEDLEY CHARLES; RAFVR (1592192), age: 23

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died in hospital, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained, his death being registered in Leeds  He was cremated at  Leeds (Lawns Wood) Crematorium.

24-Aug

ADAMS, CYRIL THOMAS WALTER; RAFVR (932550), age: 26

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died in the RAF Hospital, Wroughton, cause unknown.  He is buried in Reading Crematorium.

25-Aug

HYETT, WILLIAM ANTHONY; RAFVR (1331242), age: 24

AC1

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

25-Aug

LOVELL, HENRY WILLIAM; RAF (354741), age: 46

WO

He was serving with the RAF Liaison Unit, Dunholme Lodge and died at the Royal Naval Hospital, Chatham, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Rochester (St Margaret's) Cemetery.

25-Aug

FRITH, JOHN NORMAN; RAFVR (1176266), age: 26

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died in the Atkinson Morley Hospital, Wimbledon the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Wooburn Cemetery.

26-Aug

WARGENT, KENNETH DAVIES; RAFVR (1337785), age: 24

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 308 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

26-Aug

WLODARCZYK, Jozef; PAF (P.781168), age: 47

WO

He was serving with the P.S.P. and died in hospital at Banstead in Surrey.  

26-Aug

JOHNSON, ALAN WILFRED; RAF (568176), age: 27

WO

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained. but his death was registered in Uxbridge  He is buried in Oathlaw Churchyard

26-Aug

RICHARDS, LUCY LAVILUA; WAAF (208549), age: 24

ACW1

She was serving in the UK and probably died in Cleaver Sanatorium, Heswall.  She is buried in Liverpool (Ford) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

27-Aug

COHEN, SYDNEY; RAFVR (1383528), age: Unknown

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick V, PN763 of No 160 MU, which was lost without a trace off Cornwall on the last leg of a flight from the Middle East to the UK.  He is commemorated on  Alamein Memorial

27-Aug

DENNANT, JAMES EDWARD DSO, DFC; RAF (40465), age: 30

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick V, PN763 of No 160 MU, which was lost without a trace off Cornwall on the last leg of a flight from the Middle East to the UK.  He is commemorated on  Alamein Memorial

27-Aug

FOSTER, KENNETH JOHN; RAFVR (1588928), age: 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick V, PN763 of No 160 MU, which was lost without a trace off Cornwall on the last leg of a flight from the Middle East to the UK.  He is commemorated on  Alamein Memorial

27-Aug

KEIGHLEY, DONALD; RAFVR (1594593), age: 21

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick V, PN763 of No 160 MU, which was lost without a trace off Cornwall on the last leg of a flight from the Middle East to the UK.  He is commemorated on  Alamein Memorial

27-Aug

BRIGHT, TOM; RAFVR (1622303), age: 23

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, DE921 of No 3 GTS, which crashed after a wing struck the ground whilst low flying below the authorised height.  He is buried in Sheffield (Abbey Lane) Cemetery

27-Aug

RENNIE, ERIC HENRY; RAFVR (1683282), age: 23

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, DE921 of No 3 GTS, which crashed after a wing struck the ground whilst low flying below the authorised height.  He is buried in Carlisle (Upperby) Cemetery

27-Aug

TOWER, JOHN JAMES; RAF (615143), age: 34

Sgt

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

27-Aug

JONES, THOMAS JOHN; RAFVR (1314055), age: 26

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained. but his death was registered in Pontypridd  He is buried in Mountain Ash (Maesyrarian) Cemetery.

27-Aug

BURGIS, ARTHUR EDWIN; RAFVR (1484855), age: 25

LAC

He was due to be demobilised the following day at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained. but his death was registered in Salisbury  He is buried in Salisbury (London Road) Cemetery.

29-Aug

CLAYSON, CHRISTOPHER JOHN KARL; RAFVR (2237962), age: Unknown

Cpl

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

29-Aug

SKELTON, JOHN OLIVER; RAF (544708), age: 28

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained. but his death was registered in Bathavon  He was cremated at  Bristol (Arnos Vale) Crematorium

29-Aug

KEARNS, STANLEY FORRESTER; RAFVR (1717808), age: 21

AC1

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death in the RAF Hospital at Ely, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in or was cremated at  Islington Cemetery and Crematorium.

29-Aug

THOMSON, HARRY AUSTIN; RAFVR (87142), age: 39

Flt Lt

He was serving in the UK and died at the Minehead and West Somerset Hospital, Minehead, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Watchet (St Decuman) Churchyard.

29-Aug

MULLEY, JACK; RAF (347442), age: 43

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Barkston Heath where he died from cerebral haemorrhage shortly after returning from leave.  He is buried in Sudbury Cemetery.

29-Aug

ALBISTON, VICTOR RAYMOND; RAFVR (1122291), age: 37

Cpl

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

30-Aug

CUNNINGHAM, JAMES LAWRENCE; RAFVR (3040798), age: Unknown

LAC

He was serving at RAF Luqa at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

30-Aug

ASTON, JOHN; RAFVR (1301864), age: 25

Cpl

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

30-Aug

HODGES, FRANK; RAFVR (1802930), age: 22

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died at the General Hospital, Croydon, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ware New Cemetery.

30-Aug

DE PLEDGE, JOHN HAYWARD; RAFVR (1156565), age: 25

AC1

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

30-Aug

MOONEY, JOSEPH PATRICK; RAFVR (4005159), age: 24

AC2

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

30-Aug

CLAY, CHARLES THOMAS; RAF (538364), age: 30

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and died in The Emergency Hospital, Sutton, Surrey, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Carshalton (All Saints) Churchyard.

30-Aug

COOPER, SYDNEY FRANCIS; RAFVR (2273177), age: 19

AC2

He was serving in the UK and was killed in a lorry accident near Wantage.  He is buried in Lowestoft (Beccles Road) Cemetery.

30-Aug

WOODALL, JACK GEORGE; RAFVR (2270749), age: 18

AC2

He was serving in the UK and was killed in a lorry accident near Wantage.  He is buried in Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery.

31-Aug

CAMPBELL, HENRY; RAFVR (2250867), age: 37

LAC

He was serving with No 8501 AD Wing and died at Rissen in Germany, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

31-Aug

SLEGG, CYRIL; RAFVR (1007464), age: 35

LAC

He was serving overseas at the time of his death, which occurred aboard the  Baragwanth Hospital Ship.  He is buried in Johnnesburg (West Park) Cemetery

31-Aug

SCOTT, HARRY DOUGLAS IVOR; RAFVR (1094706), age: 24

Cpl

He had been discharged from the RAF ten days earlier but died from injuries sustained in a motor accident near Shipston-on-Stour when the vehicle skidded on a bend, running on to the grass verge the previous night.  He is buried in Nottingham Southern Cemetery.

31-Aug

HUMPHREYS, FREDERICK; RAFVR (1048812), age: 23

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained. but his death was registered in West Cheshire in the 4th Quarter.  He is buried in Bickley (St Winifrede) Churchyard

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