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Casualties - October 1946


01-Oct

CANNICOTT, PETER REGINALD; RAF (574286), age: 22

Sgt

He was serving with No 344 MU and died at Kasu Begu, India, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery.

01-Oct

KLICH, FELIKS; PAF (P.729265), age: 23

AC2

He was serving with No 5029 SE and was killed in a road accident and is buried in Cloppenburg Cemetery.

01-Oct

WRIGHT, CHARLES WALTER; RAFVR (1870477), age: 42

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 Battersea.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Streatham) Cemetery

01-Oct

CAWTHORNE, ALAN; RAFVR (1079158), age: Unknown

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 Manchester.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery

01-Oct

CHILDS, ROBERT WILLIAM; RAFVR (1010411), age: 30

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died in the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He was cremated at  Newcastle-upon-Tyne (West Road) Cemetery.

01-Oct

NASH, ALBERT ERNEST; RAFVR (3087073), age: 20

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 Newton.  He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery

02-Oct

LAWLER, DANIEL; RAFVR (1099608), 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 Durham W.  He is buried in Coundon (St Joseph's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

02-Oct

WEST, MAURICE STEPHEN; RAFVR (2297369), age: 18

AC2

He was serving at RAF Market Stainton and died from injuries (fractured skull) sustained when he was involved in a motor cycle accident as a pillion passenger.  He is buried in Baughurst (St Stephen) Churchyard.

03-Oct

HAGENEY, JAMES; RAFVR (2269153), age: 30

AC2

He was serving at RAF Blackbushe and was killed at Hartford Bridge Flats, Yateley, Hampshire, when he was knocked off his bicycle by a car as he was cycling to work.  He is buried in Handsworth (St Joseph) Roman Catholic Churchyard.

04-Oct

LAMB, JACK DESMOND DFM; RAFVR (200736), age: 23

Fg Off

He was serving in the UK and died in the RAF Hospital, Swindon, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Barking (Rippleside) Cemetery.

04-Oct

CAIN, EILEEN MAY; WAAF (473846), age: 28

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 Bootle.  She is buried in Bootle Cemetery

04-Oct

MILLAR, PHILLIP ALBERT; RAFVR (3204290), 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 Hammersmith.  He is buried in Willesden New Cemetery

05-Oct

POTURALSKI, WINCENTY; PAF (P.709975), age: 45

AC

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   He is buried in ?

05-Oct

KWASNIEWICZ, JOZAF; PAF (P.704502), age: 34

LAC

He was serving with No 131 (Skrzydla Mysiliwskiego) and died in road accident.  He is buried in Cloppenburgu Cemetery

05-Oct

DYJAS, TADEUSZ JAN; PAF (P.709609), age: 21

Sgt

He was serving with No 4 PPHU  and was found gassed in a locked room at Hornton Road, Kensington, a verdict of suicide being passed.  He is buried in Brookwood Cemetery.

05-Oct

ROBINSON, CATHERINE MARGARET; WAAF (456854), age: 25

LACW

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 Ely.  She is buried in St Pancras Cemetery

05-Oct

ROSS, HUGH; RAFVR (526977), age: 29

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died at Hillside Row Cottages, Kilmadock, from Pulmonary TB.  He is buried in Lecropt Churchyard

05-Oct

HOGGART, DENNIS WILLIAM; RAFVR (2295794), 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 Sheffield.  He is buried in Sheffield (City Road) Cemetery

05-Oct

DRYDEN, MARGARET RIDLEY; WAAF (2079693), age: 22

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 Sunderland.  She is buried in Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) Cemetery

05-Oct

KIVELL, ANTHONY RICHARD; RAFVR (201957), age: 25

Fg Off

He was serving in the UK and died at Burneston, Yorkshire, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Grimsby (Scartho Road) Cemetery.

06-Oct

BERRY, LESLIE FREDERICK DFC; RAF (77960), age: 38

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 38 Sqn and died 'near Houshall Sands, River Elbe, Germany'.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

06-Oct

ARMSTRONG, WILFRED WALTER; RNZAF (425875), age: 33

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW125 of No 511 Sqn, which was lost over the Bay of Bengal, cause unknown, during a flight from the UK to the Far East.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Oct

BECKETT, FRANCIS NORMAN; RAFVR (3045024), age: 21

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW125 of No 511 Sqn, which was lost over the Bay of Bengal, cause unknown, during a flight from the UK to the Far East.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Oct

BONE, TOM; RAFVR (), age: 21

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW125 of No 511 Sqn, which was lost over the Bay of Bengal, cause unknown, during a flight from the UK to the Far East.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Oct

BOWERMAN, RAYMOND JOHN NICHOLAS; RAFVR (1868711), age: 21

WO

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW125 of No 511 Sqn, which was lost over the Bay of Bengal, cause unknown, during a flight from the UK to the Far East.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Oct

CLARKE, RONALD CHARLES; RAFVR (1810065), age: 22

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW125 of No 511 Sqn, which was lost over the Bay of Bengal, cause unknown, during a flight from the UK to the Far East.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Oct

COURTENAY, DONALD HAROLD DFC; RAFVR (158785), age: 25

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW125 of No 511 Sqn, which was lost over the Bay of Bengal, cause unknown, during a flight from the UK to the Far East.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Oct

COWELL, DONALD; RAFVR (3040312), age: 23

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW125 of No 511 Sqn, which was lost over the Bay of Bengal, cause unknown, during a flight from the UK to the Far East.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Oct

DAVIES, MALDWYN WALLACE; RAFVR (3010798), age: 22

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW125 of No 511 Sqn, which was lost over the Bay of Bengal, cause unknown, during a flight from the UK to the Far East.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Oct

FLOOD, FRANCIS; RAFVR (3020110), age: 21

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW125 of No 511 Sqn, which was lost over the Bay of Bengal, cause unknown, during a flight from the UK to the Far East.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Oct

GRIFFITHS, GEORGE ALBERT; RAFVR (3011462), age: 21

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW125 of No 511 Sqn, which was lost over the Bay of Bengal, cause unknown, during a flight from the UK to the Far East.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Oct

JOHNS, DAVID JOHN; RAFVR (202780), age: 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW125 of No 511 Sqn, which was lost over the Bay of Bengal, cause unknown, during a flight from the UK to the Far East.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Oct

KENDRICK, IVAN; RAFVR (1616132), age: Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW125 of No 511 Sqn, which was lost over the Bay of Bengal, cause unknown, during a flight from the UK to the Far East.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Oct

KIRK, RONALD; RAFVR (3011019), age: Unknown

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW125 of No 511 Sqn, which was lost over the Bay of Bengal, cause unknown, during a flight from the UK to the Far East.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Oct

LATHAM, JAMES FREDERICK; RAFVR (3011402), age: 21

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW125 of No 511 Sqn, which was lost over the Bay of Bengal, cause unknown, during a flight from the UK to the Far East.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Oct

LEITCH, JOHN JOHNSTON; RAF (505185), age: 44

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW125 of No 511 Sqn, which was lost over the Bay of Bengal, cause unknown, during a flight from the UK to the Far East.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Oct

McPHERSON, CLIFFORD JAMES DFC; RAFVR (54383), age: 23

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW125 of No 511 Sqn, which was lost over the Bay of Bengal, cause unknown, during a flight from the UK to the Far East.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Oct

MURPHY, TIMOTHY CHRISTOPHER; RAFVR (1864387), age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW125 of No 511 Sqn, which was lost over the Bay of Bengal, cause unknown, during a flight from the UK to the Far East.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Oct

PRITCHARD, GRANVILLE REGINALD; RAFVR (3011717), age: 22

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW125 of No 511 Sqn, which was lost over the Bay of Bengal, cause unknown, during a flight from the UK to the Far East.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Oct

SAWKINS, LEONARD; RAFVR (1313515), age: 25

WO

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW125 of No 511 Sqn, which was lost over the Bay of Bengal, cause unknown, during a flight from the UK to the Far East.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Oct

STILWELL, ROY LESLIE MOYSER; RAFVR (1721897), age: 21

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW125 of No 511 Sqn, which was lost over the Bay of Bengal, cause unknown, during a flight from the UK to the Far East.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Oct

WESTBURY, WILLIAM NORMAN; RAFVR (1815985), age: 23

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW125 of No 511 Sqn, which was lost over the Bay of Bengal, cause unknown, during a flight from the UK to the Far East.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Oct

BROWN, JAMES MARSHALL; RAFVR (2253175), age: 19

AC2

He was serving with No 128 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

06-Oct

SPRY, EDWIN WILLIAM THOMAS; RAFVR (3201119), age: 18

AC2

He was serving with No 128 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

06-Oct

HAYES, PATRICK JOSEPH; RAFVR (1906513), age: 19

AC1

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-Oct

SONNEX, JAMES; RAFVR (1425924), age: 50

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 London City.  He was cremated at  Camberwell (Honor Oak) Crematorium

06-Oct

BAXTER, ERIC ANTHONY HENRY JAMES; RAFVR (1305782), age: 30

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and died at North Wales Sanatorium, Llandyrnog, Denbighshire, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Trevethin (St Cado) Churchyard.

06-Oct

GRAHAM, ANTONY; RAF (569351), age: 26

Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died at Bawtry Road, near Finningley, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Hatfield (Woodhouse) Cemetery.

07-Oct

SANSUM, IVOR JOHN; RAFVR (1311760), age: 26

WO

He was serving in the UK and died at the Swindon and North Wiltshire Victoria Hospital, Swindon, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Swindon (Christ Church) Burial Ground.

07-Oct

MITCHELL, DEREK ALAN LESLIE; RAFVR (1893349), age: 21

WO

He was serving with No 298 Sqn died at The Hospital, Karachi, India, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.   He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery.

07-Oct

TISOR, HARRY; RAFVR (1641508), age: Unknown

LAC

He was serving with No 2827 Sqn, RAF Regiment died of accidental gunshot wounds while serving in Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

08-Oct

KNOCKER, PETER DAVID; RAFVR (1607731), age: 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, PL387 of No 43 Sqn, which failed to recover from a high speed stall whilst attempting to pull out of a dive near Mortegliano.  He is buried in Udine War Cemetery

08-Oct

GREEN, HARRY DFC; RAF (182398), age: 26

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS909 of No 16 FU, which crashed in an attempted forced landing near St Mawgan following a double engine failure.  He is buried in Northampton (Kingsthorpe) Cemetery

08-Oct

HOLBOROW, DENNIS JAMES; RAFVR (164923), age: 25

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS909 of No 16 FU, which crashed in an attempted forced landing near St Mawgan following a double engine failure.  He is buried in Newquay (Fairpark) Cemetery

08-Oct

SHEPHERD, GEORGE; RAFVR (1564632), age: 23

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 Gloucester R.  He is buried in Coupar Angus Parish Churchyard

08-Oct

HERRICK, FRED; RAFVR (2229885), age: 25

AC2

He was serving with No 223 MU  and was killed in an accident when he was crushed underneath the tank of a fire tender which overturned in the bomb dump at RAF Goxhill.  He is buried in Boultham (St Helen) Churchyard.

08-Oct

BROWN, KENNETH EDWARD; RAFVR (1831128), age: 22

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 Swindon.  He is buried in Hanwell Cemetery

08-Oct

CROSS, HUBERT DAVID; RAFVR (2282559), age: 31

LAC

He was serving at RAF Aston Down and died from injuries sustained the previous day when he fell from a fire tender which was racing across the aerodrome, to the assistance of Tempest V, PR679.  He is buried in Coventry (Windmill Road) Cemetery.

09-Oct

RANDELL, WILLIAM GEORGE; RAF (47782), age: 41

Sqn Ldr

He was serving with No 500 Wing died at Takoradi, Gold Coast., the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Takoradi European Public Cemetery.

10-Oct

SHERWOOD, RICHARD; RAFVR (108058), age: 24

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Meteor III, EE338 of the PRDU, which crashed from a steep turn shortly after taking off from Benson.  He is buried in Goring (St Thomas of Canterbury) Churchyard

10-Oct

NEWMAN, THOMAS HENRY; RAFVR (2231613), age: 29

AC1

He was serving in the UK and died at Titchfield, Hampshire, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in or was cremated at  Hendon Cemetery and Crematorium.

10-Oct

McGILLIVRAY, THOMAS; RAFVR (1261717), age: 34

LAC

He was serving as a Medical Orderly in the UK and died in Mearnskirk Hospital, from pulmonary TB and cardiac failure.  He is buried in Glasgow (Lambhill) Cemetery.

11-Oct

MILBOURN, ALBERT EDWARD; RAFVR (2302378), age: 18

AC2

He was serving with No 2798 Sqn, RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.   He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

11-Oct

GALLAGHER, ARTHUR; RAFVR (1083529), age: 24

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, PP362 of No 1332 HTCU, which dived into the ground after stalling on a three engined overshoot at Dishforth.  He is buried in Dipton (St Patrick's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

11-Oct

HEWLETT, MAURICE HENRY; RAFVR (1890451), age: 22

Sig II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, PP362 of No 1332 HTCU, which dived into the ground after stalling on a three engined overshoot at Dishforth.  He is buried in Dagenham (SS Peter and Paul) Churchyard

11-Oct

PORRITT, FRANCIS JOHN DFM; RAFVR (629863), age: 28

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, PP362 of No 1332 HTCU, which dived into the ground after stalling on a three engined overshoot at Dishforth.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

11-Oct

BRYSON, DONALD DFC; RAFVR (182433), age: 21

Fg Off

He was serving at AHQ Greece at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Rhodes War Cemetery

11-Oct

DEARLOVE, HENRY HERBERT ARTHUR; RAFVR (166888), age: 23

Fg Off

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

11-Oct

GUNNER, FREDERICK H; RAFVR (1430931), 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 Winchester.  He is buried in Basing (St Mary) New Churchyard

12-Oct

LEHETA, ALI; RAFVR (1813331), age: 20

P II

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIX, PM552 of No 34 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Alwar in India during a photo recce sortie, possibly as a result of annoxia.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

12-Oct

BINGLEY-PULLIN, JOHN JOYCE; RAF (107915), age: 31

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 Plymouth.  He is buried in Marldon (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

13-Oct

McGRATH, ROBERT CHARLES; RAFVR (1420460), age: 30

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 Edmonton.  He is buried in Edmonton Cemetery, Middlesex

14-Oct

RIDGWAY, GEORGE FIDELIS ; RAFVR (83486), age: 40 Sqn Ldr He was serving in the UK and died the RAF Hospital at Halton.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery.

14-Oct

HAWKINS, W E MBE; RAF (123263), age: Unknown

Maj

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 ?.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

14-Oct

MACPHAIL, ARCHIBALD; RAFVR (1821616), age: 23

LAC

He was serving in the UK as a wireless mechanic and died from tuberculosis at Hairmyres Hospital, East Kilbride.  He is buried in Clachan Sands Burial Ground.

15-Oct

SPENCE, RAYMOND; RAFVR (1194187), age: 26

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 Nottingham.  He is buried in Nottingham Southern Cemetery

16-Oct

JACK, RODERICK STUART; RAFVR (1820436), age: 22

LAC

He was serving with No 654 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.   He is buried in Udine War Cemetery

16-Oct

CLARK, JOHN JAMES; RAFVR (1317799), age: Unknown

LAC

He was serving with No 2827 Sqn, RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.   He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

16-Oct

POLYBLANK, CYRIL ERNEST; RAFVR (1416682), age: 26

Sgt

He was serving with No 6201 BD Flt at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Munster Heath War Cemetery

16-Oct

WATKINS, KEITH ALBERT; RAFVR (1401875), 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 Gloucester R.  He is buried in Dymock (St Mary) Churchyard

17-Oct

READ, LESLIE HORACE; RAFVR (2275982), age: 19

AC1

He was serving with No 2788 Sqn, RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.   He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

17-Oct

EMPSON, LESLIE NORMAN; RAFVR (153370), age: 22

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T7615 of No 1 EFTS, which collided with Oxford, RR336 of No 12 MU near Sandridge.  He is buried in Slough (Stoke Road) Cemetery

17-Oct

TOMKINS, EDWARD CHARLES CROCKER DFC; RAF (39910), age: 28

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, RR336 of No 12 MU, which collided with Tiger Moth, T7615 of No 1 EFTS near Sandridge.  He is buried in Hatfield Road Cemetery, St Albans

17-Oct

CATHROW, RENE FISK; RAFO (70121), age: Unknown

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN236 of No 3 PTS, which flew into a mountain whilst flying in a valley near Chitral in India.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

17-Oct

EDWARDS, GLYNN; RAFVR (145061), age: Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN236 of No 3 PTS, which flew into a mountain whilst flying in a valley near Chitral in India.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

17-Oct

ELLISON, CECIL STANLEY; RAF (), age: Unknown

Gp Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN236 of No 3 PTS, which flew into a mountain whilst flying in a valley near Chitral in India.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

17-Oct

REEVE, NORMAN JOHN WILLIAM; RAFVR (167304), age: 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN236 of No 3 PTS, which flew into a mountain whilst flying in a valley near Chitral in India.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

17-Oct

THORNE, LIONEL DONALD; RAF (197198), age: Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN236 of No 3 PTS, which flew into a mountain whilst flying in a valley near Chitral in India.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

17-Oct

WALL, ROBERT JONES; RAFVR (1593359), age: Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KN236 of No 3 PTS, which flew into a mountain whilst flying in a valley near Chitral in India.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

17-Oct

GILBURT, STANLEY VICTOR; RAFVR (1883201), age: 23

Sgt

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

17-Oct

HICHENS, SPENCER WILLIAM; RAFVR (1179407), age: 26

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 Penzance.  He is buried in Penzance Cemetery

18-Oct

GINN, GEORGE; RAFVR (1660683), age: 34

LAC

He was serving at RAF Durban and died at No 130 Baragwanath Military Hospital, Johannesburg, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Johnnesburg (West Park) Cemetery

18-Oct

McCARTHY, MICHAEL; RAFVR (1908775), age: 19

AC1

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

18-Oct

NICHOLSON, ERIC; RAFVR (1119870), age: 26

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 Huddersfield.  He was cremated at  Leeds (Lawns Wood) Crematorium

18-Oct

MOODY, CONSTANCE JEAN; WAAF (2002985), age: 22

ACW2

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 Lewisham.  She is buried in Lewisham (Hither Green) Cemetery

18-Oct

BROWN, ROBERT; RAFVR (1122777), age: 40

AC1

He was serving in the UK and died at 55, St. Mungo Street, Glasgow, from chronic bronchitis and myocardial degeneration.  He is buried in Glasgow (Riddrie Park) Cemetery.

19-Oct

HUNTER, DOUGLAS HAIG; RAF (644571), age: 28

Cpl

He was serving in the UK  died at Clifton Military Hospital, York, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Liberton) Cemetery.

19-Oct

ROBERTSON, JAMES; RAFVR (1563089), age: 25

LAC

He was serving in the UK and Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Dalziel (Airbles) Cemetery.

19-Oct

ROBERTS, HARRY; RAFVR (1034104), 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 Westminster.  He is buried in Fulford Cemetery

20-Oct

RAINSBURY, SIDNEY THOMAS; RAF (313873), age: 51

WO

He was serving in the UK and died at the RAF Hospital, Halton, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kirk Christ Lezayre (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

20-Oct

FOSS, GEORGE HENRY OBE; RAF (), age: Unknown

Gp Capt

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW208 of No 51 Sqn, which crashed at Dum Dum after an aborted take off due to the engines not developing sufficient power to get airborne.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

20-Oct

HEPBURN, ALEXANDER JOHN; RAFVR (191875), age: 38

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW208 of No 51 Sqn, which crashed at Dum Dum after an aborted take off due to the engines not developing sufficient power to get airborne.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

20-Oct

TAYLOR, IAN WALLACE MORETON; RAFVR (104278), age: 33

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in York I, MW208 of No 51 Sqn, which crashed at Dum Dum after an aborted take off due to the engines not developing sufficient power to get airborne.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

20-Oct

BERRY, PETER; RAFVR (1862580), age: 23

Sgt

He was serving with No 298 Sqn died at Manora Beach, Karachi, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.   He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery.

20-Oct

TITHERINGTON, HAROLD JAMES; RAF (11103), age: 49

Wg Cdr

He was serving in the UK and died at RAF Hospital, Halton, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery.

20-Oct

BOOTH, WILLIAM; RAFVR (1518113), age: 39

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 Durham Central.  He is buried in Pittington Burial Ground (or Hallgarth Cemetery)

21-Oct

EDGSON, DONALD ERNEST; RAFVR (1608831), age: 23

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died at Redhill County Hospital, Edgware, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Surbiton Cemetery.

21-Oct

BROWN, JAMES ALBERT; RAFVR (1550559), age: 26

AC2

He was serving in the UK and died at 39 Ashgrove Street, Glasgow, from 'phthisis pulmonalis,' or pulmonary TB.  He is buried in Glasgow (Riddrie Park) Cemetery.

21-Oct

APPLEYARD, JOHN TRETHEWAY; RAFVR (335493), age: 39

WO

He was serving in the UK and died in the RAF Hospital, Wroughton, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Slaugham (St Mary) Churchyard.

22-Oct

BARBER, MICHAEL TIMOTHY; RAFVR (145078), age: 23

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG192 of the School of General Reconnaissance, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise and is presumed to have come down in the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Oct

HARLOW, CHARLES THOMAS; RAFVR (2220290), age: Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG192 of the School of General Reconnaissance, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise and is presumed to have come down in the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Oct

NEWMAN, JOHN VICTOR WILLIAM; RAFVR (1628584), age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG192 of the School of General Reconnaissance, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise and is presumed to have come down in the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Oct

ROBBINS, PETER EDWARD; RAFVR (1810272), age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG192 of the School of General Reconnaissance, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise and is presumed to have come down in the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Oct

PETRY, Tadeusz; PAF (P.780061), age: 35

Flt Sgt

He was serving at RAF Faldingworth died at the RAF Hospital, Rauceby, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

22-Oct

WALLS, ROBERT JACK; RAFVR (2210296), age: 22

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 Uxbridge.  He is buried in Mitcham (Church Road) Burial Ground

23-Oct

BODFISH, BERNARD LUKE; AuxAF (848357), age: 54

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 Birmingham.  He is buried in Birmingham (Handsworth) Cemetery

23-Oct

LAX, HORACE; RAFVR (1109847), age: 37

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and died the Emergency Hospital, Hexham, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Haydon Bridge (St Cuthbert) Churchyard Extension.

23-Oct

JONES, HENRY BENJAMIN; RAFVR (1257841), age: 32

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 Willesden.  He is buried in Willesden New Cemetery

24-Oct

McGUIRE, MICHAEL; RAFVR (1785064), age: 22

AC2

He was serving with No 122 AMES at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

24-Oct

GOODSON, WILLIAM CHARLES; RAFVR (1803560), age: 23

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 Hackney.  He is buried in City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park.

24-Oct

WILLCOX, GEORGE HENRY; RAFVR (139820), age: 30

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 90 MU at RAF Warton and was killed when the truck he was driving ran into the back of an empty bus at night.  He is buried in Birmingham (Brandwood End) Cemetery.

24-Oct

KELLAWAY, SIDNEY EDWARD; RAF (43448), age: 45

Sqn Ldr

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 Northampton.  He is buried in Burbage (St Catherine) Churchyard

24-Oct

MASKELL, RAYMOND WILFRED; RAFVR (1710037), 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 Swindon.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

25-Oct

HANEY, ERIC; RAFVR (2279891), age: Unknown

AC2

He was serving at HQ ACSEA at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

25-Oct

RICHARDSON, WILLIAM EDMUND DFC; RAFVR (177396), age: 22

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 Durham W.  He is buried in Sunbury New Cemetery

25-Oct

DUNKINSON, JACK; RAF (364616), age: 39

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 North Bucks.  He is buried in Colinton Parish Churchyard, Southern Extension

26-Oct

CONWAY, JAMES PATRICK; RAF (31428), age: 31

Sqn Ldr

He was serving with No 313 MU and died at Calcutta, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery.

26-Oct NOONAN, MICHAEL JOHN; RAF (616375), age: 29 Flt Sgt He was serving as a Clerk/Accounts at RAF Station Padgate and died in the station hospital having been admitted the previous day.  He is buried in Grangegorman Memorial

26-Oct

SAVORY, BRIAN THEODORE; RAFVR (161902), age: 24

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 Paddington.  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium

26-Oct

BECALICK, STANLEY ALFRED; RAFVR (1673668), age: 23

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died in The Royal Infirmary, Liverpool, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Liverpool (West Derby) Cemetery.

27-Oct

McCALLUM, JOHN; RAF (43335), age: Unknown

Sqn Ldr

He was serving with No 21 MTRU at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery

27-Oct

TAYLOR, ARTHUR; RAFVR (1482193), age: 24

WO

He was serving in the UK died in Sleatfield Hospital, Rothley, Lincolnshire, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Pontefract Cemetery.

28-Oct

RICHARDSON, WILLIAM EDMUND DFC; RAFVR (177396), age: 22

Flt Lt

He was serving at RAF Middleton St George and was last seen alive on 28 October, his dead body being found on 25 Nov 1946.  He is buried in Sunbury New Cemetery.

28-Oct

EVANS, SAMUEL OSBORNE; RAFVR (1205019), age: Unknown

AC2

The unit in which he was serving nor his cause of death has yet to be ascertained, but he died at 77 Dudley Road, Birmingham.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Oct

HOPKINS, EDWARD DONALD MACLULICK; RAF (), age: 42

A/Cdre

He was killed whilst flying in Proctor III, DX189 of the BAFO Communication Sqn, which flew into high ground near Lippe in Germany dring a night flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Oct

BARRAND, LAURENCE ALBERT; RAFVR (989815), 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 Lincoln.  He is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery

29-Oct

MOODY, WILLIAM HARRY; RAFVR (2230724), age: 20

AC2

He was serving with No 7 Provost Flt at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Maala Cemetery

29-Oct

PENNING, JOSEPH HENRY; RAF (347595), age: 49

Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died at Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup, Kent, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Lewisham (Hither Green) Cemetery.

29-Oct

AMES, REGINALD LESLIE; RAFVR (1805664), age: 22

Sgt

He was probably serving at RAF and died at Kirtling Road, Stradishall, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery.

29-Oct

TAIT, FREDERICK; RAFVR (988308), age: 30

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and died at the General Hospital, 418 Westgate Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (All Saints) Cemetery.

30-Oct

RADLEY, ALEXANDER; RAF (359736), age: 40

WO

He was serving in the UK and died at the County Hospital, Orpington, Kent, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Dagenham (Chadwell Heath) Cemetery.

31-Oct

WHITE, LESLIE RAYMOND; RAFVR (190204), age: 22

Fg Off

He was serving in the UK and died at St. James Hospital, Battersea, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Earlsfield) Cemetery.

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