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Casualties - June 1947


01-Jun

ADAMS, WILLIAM HARNETT  RAFVR (3060307), age: 21

AC2

He was serving with No 135 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

01-Jun

DINGLEY, GORDON  RAFVR (2287183), age: 19

LAC

He was serving with No 1319 Wing, RAF Ramleh and drowned but no further details available.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery.

01-Jun

MITCHELL, ELIZABETH  WAAF (2043196), age: 26

LACW

She was serving with No 61 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Bucklow.  She is buried in Airdrie (St Joseph's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

01-Jun

McBRIDE, JAMES  RAFVR (4006295), age: 23

AC2

He was serving with No 8 School of Technical Training at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Fylde.  He is buried in Carrowdore (Christ Church) Churchyard.

01-Jun

HOPKINS, CYRIL JAMES  RAFVR (1850231), age: 22

Sgt

He was on the strength of No 1 Personnel Holding Unit, Innsworth and died at the RAF Hospital, Wroughton, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Cheltenham Cemetery.

02-Jun

ISAAC, JOHN  RAF (553500), age: 24

Cpl

He was serving with No 59 PTC and died on the River Sile, Treviso, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery.

02-Jun

AHMED KHAN SAID KHAN  IL (209), age: Unknown

Cpl

He was serving with the Iraq Levies (RAF) at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the  Habbaniya Memorial

02-Jun

MOHAMED SAID JABBAR  IL (8772), age: Unknown

Pvt

He was serving with the Iraq Levies (RAF) at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the  Habbaniya Memorial

02-Jun

PLUMMER, JAMES  RAF (623235), age: 27

Sgt

He was serving with the ETPS and drowned after diving into the Great Ouse at Bromham.  He is buried in Cranfield (SS Peter and Paul) Churchyard.

02-Jun

REES, PHILIP JAMES  RAFVR (1830394), 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 Cardiff.  He is buried in Pontypridd (Glyntaff) Cemetery

02-Jun

TURNER, ROBERT HENRY  RAF (116640), age: 36

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 Surrey S W.  He was cremated at  Woking (St John's) Crematorium

03-Jun

MIDDLETON, GEORGE  RAF (537079), age: 30

Flt Sgt

He had served with No 22 SFTS at some point and died in the RAF Hospital Kirkham, Preston, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Wallsend (Holy Cross) Cemetery.

03-Jun

McKENZIE, NORMAN ANDREW  RAF (576490), age: 24

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died in Ashludie Sanatorium, Monifieth, from pulmonary TB.  He is buried in Dundee Eastern Necropolis.

04-Jun

BLAKE, EDWARD THOMAS  RAF (350926), age: 54

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 Aylesbury.  He is buried in Wendover (St Mary) Churchyard

04-Jun

STEWART, JAMES GORDON  RAF (650034), age: 29

LAC

He may have been discharged from the RAF when he died at 33 Sydenham Gardens, Belfast from pulmonary tuberculosis.  He is buried in Belfast (Dundonald) Cemetery.

04-Jun

CARTWRIGHT, ERIC  RAF (349146), age: 43

WO

He was serving with No 1 Radio School at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Sleaford.  He was cremated at  Stockport Crematorium.

05-Jun

SIMMONS, DAVID HENRY  RAFVR (77561), age: 54

Sqn Ldr

Neither the unit on which he was serving or his cause of death has yet been ascertained.

05-Jun

SUTHERLAND, FRANCIS  RAF (518780), age: Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 135 Wing and died at Sylt, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

05-Jun

MURRAY, VINCENT  RAF (655319), age: Unknown

P I

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington T Mk 10, NC474 of No 201 AFS, which dived into the ground near Cottesmore after it broke up in the air.  He is buried in Preston (New Hall Lane) Cemetery

05-Jun

MORROW, ROBERT  RAF (657072), age: Unknown

Nav I

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington T Mk 10, NC474 of No 201 AFS, which dived into the ground near Cottesmore after it broke up in the air.  He is buried in Thurlby (St Germain) Churchyard

05-Jun

BARKER, DAVID JOHN  RAFVR (1852871), age: 22

Sig I

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington T Mk 10, NC474 of No 201 AFS, which dived into the ground near Cottesmore after it broke up in the air.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

06-Jun

MROWCYGNSKI, Bronislaw PAF (P.780281), age: 43

Cpl

He was serving with the Polish Resettlement Corps at Moreton-in-Marsh and was killed in a road traffic accident, no further details known.  He is buried in Newark-Upon-Trent Cemetery.

07-Jun

STEPHENS, CHARLES REGINALD  RAF (356411), age: 49

WO

He was serving with No 4 School of Technical Training and died in the RAF Hospital, St Athan, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ramsgate and St Lawrence Cemetery.

07-Jun

HANNAH, JOHN VC RAF (652918), age: 25

Flt Sgt

He had been the youngest recipient of the VC when he was earned his award in 1940 but never returned to operational flying.  Suffering from deteriorating health he was eventually discharged on 10 December 1942, and died from tuberculosis in Markfield Sanatorium, Leicester.  He is buried in Birstall (St James) Churchyard.

08-Jun

HUGHES, ROBERT GEORGE  RAF (579053), age: 20

Cpl

He was serving with No 604 Sqn, RAuxAF and died at Mayday Hospital, Croydon, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Chipstead (St Margaret) Churchyard.

10-Jun

BAKER, GEOFFREY JOHN  RAFVR (993973), age: 34

Cpl

He had possibly been discharged from the RAF when he died at Wrightington Hospital, Appley Bridge, near Wigan, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the  Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jun

DUGHAN, J  RAFVR (1676975), age: 22

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died in The General Infirmary, Burton-on-Trent, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Swadlincote District (Church Gresley) Cemetery.

11-Jun

WASS, DENNIS WILLIAM  RAFVR (2334442), age: 18

AC2

He was serving at the SSA at Rye at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Ashford.  He is buried in Lewisham (Hither Green) Cemetery.

11-Jun

STANIER, JOHN ALAN  RAFVR (163162), age: 26

Flt Lt

He was serving on the strength of No 1 Personnel Holding Unit, Innsworth and died in the Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He was cremated at  Oxford Crematorium.

12-Jun

DAVIES, LEONARD  RAFVR (964515), age: 26

LAC

He was on the strength of No 1 Personnel Holding Unit, Innsworth 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 Rhondda (Treorchy) Cemetery.

12-Jun

FRASER, WILLIAM  RAFVR (1829444), age: 21

AC1

He was on the strength of No 101 PDC and died at Craskie, near Cannich, when he was pinned under a motor dumper whilst emptying a load of gravel.  He is buried in Clachan Comar Roman Catholic Cemetery.

13-Jun

KELLY, PETER  RAFVR (1503278), age: 29

Cpl

He was serving with No 42 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained, but his death was registered in Manchester.  .  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery

13-Jun

DAVIES, EDWIN  RAF (651338), age: 25

Cpl

He was serving with No 5 School of Technical Training at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Chepstow.  He is buried in Monmouth Church Cemetery.

15-Jun

DAVISON, CHARLES STANLEY  RAF (57790), age: 41

Flt Lt

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

15-Jun

COMPTON, JOHN FREDERICK  RAFVR (1151558), age: 34

LAC

He was on the strength of No 1 Personnel Holding Unit, Innsworth at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Cambridge.  He is buried in Bedford Cemetery, Beds.

15-Jun

STEADMAN, DENIS CHARLES  RAF (541507), age: 30

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 Shrewsbury.  He is buried in Annscroft (Christ Church) Churchyard

16-Jun

WEBBER, ROY LIGHTWOOD  RAF (572797), age: 25

P II

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito FB Mk 6, TA475 of No 36 Sqn, which was lost without a trace over the Channel.  He is commemorated on the  Runnymede Memorial

16-Jun

CLEVERSLEY, NORMAN CHARLES  RAFVR (1602831), age: 24

Nav II

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito FB Mk 6, TA475 of No 36 Sqn, which was lost without a trace over the Channel.  He is commemorated on the  Runnymede Memorial

16-Jun

MASON, JAMES  RAFVR (181251), age: 24

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Meteor F Mk 3, EE411 of No 266 Sqn, which spun into the ground from a turn during formation flying sortie.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

16-Jun

TRONCZYNSKI, Bohdan PAF (P.707423), age: 50

AC

He was serving at RAF Castle Combe and died, cause unknown, in Tidworth Military Hospital.

16-Jun

WHITE, ALBERT CARTLEDGE DFC RAF (46313), age: 26

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito T Mk 3, TV965 of No 1 FU, which crashed near Throckmorton in Worcestershire during a training flight.  He is buried in Pershore Cemetery

16-Jun

TROUSDALE, RICHARD MACKLOW DFC and Bar RNZAF (2414), age: 26

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito T Mk 3, TV965 of No 1 FU, which crashed near Throckmorton in Worcestershire during a training flight.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

17-Jun

REID, THOMAS ALFRED  RAFVR (1095496), age: 40

AC1

He was serving in the UK and died in North Lonsdale Hospital, Barrow-in-Furness, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Barrow-in-Furness Cemetery.

17-Jun

FAREY, ARCHIBALD BEATTY  RAF (636685), age: 27

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 Essex S W.  He is buried in Manor Park Cemetery

18-Jun

ROBSON, MAJOR  RAFVR (1224174), age: 41

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 Aylesbury.  He is buried in Bandon Hill Cemetery

18-Jun

KIDDELL, CHARLES  RAFVR (1643696), age: 33

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 Edmonton.  He is buried in or was cremated at  Islington Cemetery and Crematorium

20-Jun

SHAW, ARTHUR LEONARD  RAF (591519), age: 26

P II

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire FR Mk 18, TP368 of No 32 Sqn, which dived out of formation and crashed near Amman whilst climbing in formation, possibly as a result of him suffering from Annoxia.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

21-Jun

HICKSON, PETER GORDON  RAFVR (1812334), age: 21

P II

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest F Mk 2, PR839 of No 16 Sqn, which dived out of cloud and crashed in Holland during a low formation flight from Germany to the UK.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

21-Jun

COUPLAND, JOHN WAUGH FRAZER  RAF (506279), age: 38

Sgt

He was serving with No 98 MU and died in Stracathro Hospital from a acute intestinal obstruction (internal hernia), a condition for which he'd previously undergone an operation in 1942.  He is buried in Dumfries (St Michael's) Cemetery.

22-Jun

OSWALD, THOMAS  RAF (237329), age: 54

Flt 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 Carlisle.  He is buried in Carlisle (Upperby) Cemetery

22-Jun

THOMPSON, CHARLES DRUMMOND  RAF (5380), age: 56

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 Lancaster.  He is buried in Tring Cemetery

22-Jun

LAMBERT, ELLEN MABEL  WAAF (2072791), age: 17

ACW2

She was serving with No 1 School of Cookery at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Northampton.  She is buried in Halton (St Michael) Churchyard.

23-Jun

GROVER, EDMUND FRANK DFC RAFVR (173831), age: 23

Flt Lt

He was had served with No 1688 (BDT) Flight at some point prior to his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Westminster.  He is buried in Dover (Charlton) Cemetery.

24-Jun

WHITE, EDWARD CHARLES  RAFVR (4004763), age: 18

AC2

He was serving with No 390 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

24-Jun

McDONALD, DAVID RONALD  RAFVR (942145), age: 34

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 Holderness.  He is buried in Haltemprice (Hessle) Cemetery.

26-Jun

MAGUIRE, JOHN DOUGLAS  RAFVR (2238066), age: 25

AC1

He was serving at RAF Lindholme at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Doncaster.  He is buried in Liverpool (Ford) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

26-Jun

ANDERSON, STANLEY  RAF (531415), age: 32

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 Scarborough.  He is buried in Scarborough (Woodlands) Cemetery

26-Jun

TOPPING, JOCELYN  WAAF (2165455), age: 20

LACW

She was serving at RAF Horsham St Faith and died in The Hospital, Lurgan from tuberculous meningitis.  She is buried in Knocknamuckley (St Matthias) Church of Ireland Churchyard.

27-Jun

BRIDGES, HENRY GEORGE  RAFVR (1159808), age: 32

LAC

He was serving with No 2709 Sqn RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained, but his death was registered in Bristol.  .  He is buried in Bristol (Arnos Vale) Cemetery

28-Jun

MOSS, DAVID JULIAN  RAFVR (3081887), age: Unknown

LAC

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

28-Jun

FROUD, ALEC GODFREY  RAFVR (2349493), age: 18

AC2

He was serving with No 7 Recruits Centre 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 Maidstone Cemetery, Kent.

28-Jun

UPSTON, JOHN ARTHUR EDWARD  RAFVR (2231025), age: 19

AC2

He was serving with the Records Office, Gloucester at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Oxford.  He is buried in Oxford (Rose Hill) Cemetery.

28-Jun

JAMES, TERENCE  RAFVR (902172), age: 31

Cpl

He was serving with No 1 Ferry Unit and died in Gloucester Royal Infirmary from injuries sustained when his motor cycle collided head-on with a lorry on the Gloucester-Bristol road near Cambridge, Gloucestershire.  He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery.

28-Jun

McCOMBES, ALEXANDER  RAFVR (1369369), age: 32

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and  died at 133 Balornock Road [Stobhill Hospital], from pulmonary TB.  He is buried in Glasgow (Eastwood) Cemetery.

28-Jun

PATRICK, GEORGE ALFRED  RAFVR (3002311), age: 23

LAC

He was serving with No 3 GTS and died at the Emergency Hospital, Stratford-upon-Avon.  He was cremated at  Birmingham (Perry Bar) Crematorium.

29-Jun

SHAW, JAMES JARDINE  RAFVR (4013428), age: Unknown

AC2

He was serving with No 3 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

29-Jun

WRIGHT, FREDERICK SIDNEY  RAF (613816), age: 32

Cpl

He was serving with No 2 Radio School and was killed when he stepped in front of an undergound train at Trinity Road (Tooting Bec) station, possibly as a result of his application for a compassionate posting nearer home being rejected.  He is buried in Grantham Cemetery.

29-Jun

HODGES, JOSEPH THOMAS  RAFVR (1643078), age: 42

Cpl

He was serving with the School of Administrative Trades and died, cause unknown, in The County Hospital, Minster, Isle of Sheppey, Kent.  He is buried in Rochester (Strood) Cemetery.

29-Jun

STARKEY, DAVID RONALD  RAFVR (1709262), age: 22

LAC

He was on the strength of No 1 Personnel Holding Unit, Innsworth 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 Hastings Cemetery, Sussex.

29-Jun

McLAUCHLAN, WILLIAM  RAF (355063), age: 42

WO

He was serving with the OCTU, RAF Cosford at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but his death was registered in Wenlock.  He is buried in Donnington (St Cuthbert) Churchyard.

29-Jun

PENFOLD, EDWARD ARTHUR  RAFVR (1869383), age: 22

LAC

He was on the strength of No 1 Personnel Holding Unit, Innsworth 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.

30-Jun

JAMES, BETTY  WAAF (2037244), age: 21

LACW

She was serving at RAF Wymeswold 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 Llandingat (St Dingat) Churchyard.

30-Jun

LOVIE, WALTER MCDONALD  RAFVR (1343123), age: 25

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died, cause unknown, in Aberdeen City Hospital from pulmonary TB.  He is buried in New Pitsligo Parish Churchyard.

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