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Casualties - September 1947


01-Sep

SUTTON, JOHN  RAFVR (2304070), age: 19

Cpl

He was serving with BAFO Police Unit and died from gunshot wounds, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

01-Sep

BOSWORTH, GERALD  RAFVR (2291329), age: 19

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 Ely.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

01-Sep

SEYMOUR, HENRY TERENCE  RAFVR (1081590), 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 Holborn.  He is buried in Woolwich Cemetery

01-Sep

BONSER, FREDERICK GEORGE  RAFVR (1276821), age: 36

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 Leicester.  He is buried in Leicester (Welford Road) Cemetery

01-Sep

LIVERSIDGE, JOHN IRVIN  RAFVR (987807), age: 37

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 Upper Agbrigg.  He is buried in Holmfirth Methodist Burial Ground

02-Sep

CHAPMAN, REGINALD MONTAGUE  RAFVR (1833489), 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 Don Valley.  He is buried in Stainforth Cemetery

02-Sep

BOYALL, JOHN WILLIAM  RAFVR (1014583), age: 35

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died in the RAF Hospital, Ely, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Spilsby Burial Ground.

03-Sep

WALSH, RICHARD  RAFVR (4006485), age: 21

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 Swindon?.  He is buried in Grangegorman Memorial

04-Sep

PERRATT, ERIC BERNARD  RAFVR (1165388), age: 35

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died in St Richard Hospital, Chichester, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bognor Regis Cemetery.

04-Sep

ORPIN, CHARLES EDWARD  RAFVR (1246513), age: 32

WO

He was serving in the UK and died at his home, 24 Kendal Road, Gloucester, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Gloucester (Coney Hill) Cemetery.

04-Sep

EBBATSON, STANLEY SAMUEL  RAFVR (1548574), 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 Scunthorpe.  He is buried in Scunthorpe (Brumby and Frodingham) Cemetery

04-Sep

CLARKE, GEORGE RAMON  RAFVR (2290704), age: 19

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 Stamford.  He is buried in Grimsby (Scartho Road) Cemetery.

05-Sep

BRIERLEY, JAMES  RAFVR (3078684), age: 22

Cpl

He was serving with BAFO Police Unit and died from gunshot wounds sustained on 1 September but the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

05-Sep

STOKER, WILFRED  RAFVR (1698950), age: 38

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died in Dryburn Emergency Hospital, Durham the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Brandon (St John) Church Cemetery.

06-Sep

ABDULLA LAZIM  IL (8983), 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.

06-Sep

GROSCLAUDE, JAMES HENRY  RAF (512671), age: 38

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

07-Sep

WOOLRIDGE, WILLIAM HENRY  RAF (53626), age: 49

Plt 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 Caernarvon.  He is buried in Llanbeblig Public Cemetery, Caernarfon

08-Sep

HARWOOD, ROBERT  RAFVR (2265590), age: 22

AC1

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

08-Sep

SMYTH, MICHAEL  AuxAF (855160), 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 Scotland?  He is buried in Liverpool (Ford) Roman Catholic Cemetery

08-Sep

APPLETON, EDWARD YEOMAN  RAFVR (1874068), age: 23

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 Sunderland.  He is buried in Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) Cemetery

08-Sep

FALLON, JOHN  RAF (569056), age: 27

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 Weston super Mare.  He is buried in Lincoln (Canwick Road) Cemetery

08-Sep

McMENAMIN, MICHAEL  RAFVR (1541953), 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 Weston super Mare.  He is buried in Weston super Mare Cemetery

09-Sep

MALLETT, ERIC LESLIE  RAFVR (3079865), 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 Bridgend.  He is buried in Harrow (Eastcote Lane) Cemetery

10-Sep

SMETHERS, JOHN  RAFVR (3056918), age: 20

Cpl

He was serving with No 222 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained, but his death was registered in Chichester.  .  He is buried in Idle (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

10-Sep

LYNCH, JAMES  RAFVR (1023592), age: 45

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 Bourne.  He is buried in Lincoln (Canwick Road) Cemetery

11-Sep

READ, PETER FREDERICK  RAFVR (2283169), 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 Chichester.  He is buried in Patcham (All Saints) Churchyard

11-Sep

GILLBANKS, GEORGE  RAFVR (2229368), 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 N E Cheshire.  He was cremated at  Manchester Crematorium

11-Sep

ROBERTSON, WILLIAM  RAFVR (2293058), 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 Scotland?  He is buried in Dalnottar Cemetery

12-Sep

TODD, WILLIAM SETH  RAFVR (1003239), 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 Scotland?  He is buried in Kilmarnock Cemetery

13-Sep

McLEAVY, JAMES MCKAY  RAFVR (2230040), age: 23

Sgt

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

14-Sep

CURTIS, RONALD FRANK  RAF (574250), age: 26

Cpl

He was serving with No 151 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

14-Sep

BRUCE, DAVID WILLIAM JAMES  RAFVR (1802455), age: 23

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 Scotland?  He is buried in Camberwell New Cemetery

14-Sep

WILTSHIRE, CHARLES ALBERT  AuxAF (841648), 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 Wandsworth.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Streatham) Cemetery

15-Sep

TODD, HERBERT VALENTINE SCOTT  RAFVR (1208398), age: 32

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 North Bucks.  He is buried in Wolverton Cemetery

15-Sep

JOHN, ERNEST JAMES  RAF (561769), age: 35

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 Sleaford.  He is buried in Wisbech (St Mary) Cemetery

15-Sep

LATCHEM, KENNETH FREDERICK  RAFVR (1486616), age: 24

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 Westminster.  He was cremated at  South London Crematorium, Mitcham

16-Sep

WESTON, ARTHUR  RAFVR (2279038), age: 27

AC2

He was serving with No 52 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

16-Sep

WILLIS, RUSSELL FREEMAN  RAFVR (1427865), age: 43

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 Brentford.  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium

16-Sep

DAVIES, MILSON CLIFFORD  RAF (507092), age: 38

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 or was cremated at  Hendon Cemetery and Crematorium

17-Sep

BYRNE, DESMOND CODY  RAF (50808), age: Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito T Mk 3, VT587 of No 2 APS, which dived into the ground at Acklington after control was lost during a aerobatic display.  He is buried in Chevington Cemetery

17-Sep

JOHNSON, CHARLES  RAFVR (203685), age: 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito T Mk 3, VT587 of No 2 APS, which dived into the ground at Acklington after control was lost during a aerobatic display.  He is buried in Harton (St Peter) Churchyard

17-Sep

GREEN, JOHN HENRY DFC RAF (42748), age: 29

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire FR Mk 18, TP454 of the FCCRS, which struck the sea during a low level slow roll whilst carrying out a Battle of Britain display at Bournemouth.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

18-Sep

SHEPHERD, MONTAGUE ALBERT  RAF (539526), age: 29

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 St Albans.  He is buried in Luton Church Burial Ground

19-Sep

ALEXANDER, DAVID HUGH  RAF (57718), age: 21

Fg Off

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Spitfire F Mk 14, RN128 of No 17 Sqn, which he abandoned near Hiroshima following a engine failure but his parachute failed to deploy fully.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery

19-Sep

BOWEN, THOMAS FRANCIS ALLEN  RAF (2238630), age: Unknown

Cdt Plt

He was serving with RATG at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery

20-Sep

BOWERS, THOMAS HENRY  RAFVR (3055405), age: Unknown

LAC

He was serving at No 8 Hill Depot at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

20-Sep

PATTINSON, JOHN  RAFVR (2356519), 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 Claro.  He is buried in Bardsey (All Hallows) Churchyard

21-Sep

FRANKLIN, GEORGE EDWARD  RAFVR (187566), age: 25

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 42 Sub Flt Peshawar at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

21-Sep

BATCHELOR, ARTHUR WILLIAM JESSE  RAFVR (2270616), age: 24

LAC

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

21-Sep

ARCHER, PETER  RAFVR (939144), 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 Marlborough.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

22-Sep

THOMPSON, JOSEPH HENRY  RAFVR (3050664), age: 22

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 213 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained, but his death was registered in Westminster.  .  He is buried in Northfield (St Laurence) Churchyard Extension

23-Sep

SEDMAN, HENRY  RAF (573038), 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 Oxford.  He is buried in Finstock (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

24-Sep

DENNIS, ERNEST JOSEPH GREGOR  RAFVR (163194), age: Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Meteor F Mk 3, EE353 of No 74 Sqn, which crashed in the circuit at Horsham St Faith during an asymmetric flying practice.  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery

24-Sep

ALLISON, WILLIAM  RAF (527043), age: 34

Eng II

He was killed whilst flying in Lincoln B Mk 2, RE373 of No 97 Sqn, which crashed at Mautby near Coltishall, possibly after breaking up in the air whilst flying in heavy cu-nim cloud.  He is buried in Great Yarmouth (Caister) Cemetery

24-Sep

COOK, JOHN GEORGE  RAFVR (163572), age: 24

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lincoln B Mk 2, RE373 of No 97 Sqn, which crashed at Mautby near Coltishall, possibly after breaking up in the air whilst flying in heavy cu-nim cloud.  He is buried in Great Yarmouth (Caister) Cemetery

24-Sep

CUMMINGS, DENIS FREDERICK GEORGE  RAFVR (2263628), age: 23

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Lincoln B Mk 2, RE373 of No 97 Sqn, which crashed at Mautby near Coltishall, possibly after breaking up in the air whilst flying in heavy cu-nim cloud.  He is buried in Great Yarmouth (Caister) Cemetery

24-Sep

GUEST, JACK ANTHONY  RAFVR (1820826), age: 22

P IV

He was killed whilst flying in Lincoln B Mk 2, RE373 of No 97 Sqn, which crashed at Mautby near Coltishall, possibly after breaking up in the air whilst flying in heavy cu-nim cloud.  He is buried in Great Yarmouth (Caister) Cemetery

24-Sep

WATTLEWORTH, ALBERT  RAFVR (2218676), age: 22

Sig II

He was killed whilst flying in Lincoln B Mk 2, RE373 of No 97 Sqn, which crashed at Mautby near Coltishall, possibly after breaking up in the air whilst flying in heavy cu-nim cloud.  He is buried in Great Yarmouth (Caister) Cemetery

24-Sep

WHITLOCK, STANLEY FREDERICK  RAFVR (926800), age: 26

P I

He was killed whilst flying in Lincoln B Mk 2, RE373 of No 97 Sqn, which crashed at Mautby near Coltishall, possibly after breaking up in the air whilst flying in heavy cu-nim cloud.  He is buried in Great Yarmouth (Caister) Cemetery

24-Sep

WOODS, VINCENT ORVILLE  RAFVR (3031017), age: 22

Gun II

He was killed whilst flying in Lincoln B Mk 2, RE373 of No 97 Sqn, which crashed at Mautby near Coltishall, possibly after breaking up in the air whilst flying in heavy cu-nim cloud.  He is buried in Great Yarmouth (Caister) Cemetery

24-Sep

TRUNDLE, ROY ANDREW  RAFVR (1866055), age: 22

Gun II

He was killed whilst flying in Lincoln B Mk 2, RE373 of No 97 Sqn, which crashed at Mautby near Coltishall, possibly after breaking up in the air whilst flying in heavy cu-nim cloud.  He is buried in Lowestoft (Beccles Road) Cemetery

24-Sep

HAVARD, RONALD VERNON  RAFVR (163917), age: 24

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lincoln B Mk 2, RE373 of No 617 Sqn, which crashed at Mautby near Coltishall, possibly after breaking up in the air whilst flying in heavy cu-nim cloud.  He is buried in Great Yarmouth (Caister) Cemetery

24-Sep

THOMPSON, JAMES PENNOCK  RAF (50126), age: 43

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 Northallerton.  He is buried in Loftus Cemetery

24-Sep

SIGLEY, ALBERT EDWARD  RAFVR (1241773), 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 Oxford.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

24-Sep

BURNSIDE, GIRVAN  RAFVR (1567347), age: Unknown

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 Scotland?  He is buried in Dunfermline Cemetery

24-Sep

OXLEY, HENRY ERNEST  RAFVR (1207944), 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 Ware.  He is buried in Ware New Cemetery

25-Sep

STOCKS, HARRY  RAF (611484), age: 31

AC1

He was serving with No 969 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained, but his death was registered in Spen Valley.  .  He is buried in Spenborough (Liversedge) Cemetery

25-Sep

ARMSTRONG, JOHN  RAFVR (1911973), age: Unknown

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 Becklingen War Cemetery

25-Sep

MIKEC, MARTIN  RAFVR (719351), age: Unknown

AC2

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

25-Sep

TWOMEY, WILLIAM PATRICK  RAFVR (1292044), 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 Bromley.  He is buried in Tonbridge Cemetery

26-Sep

JONES, DOUGLAS JOHN  RAF (634939), age: 29

LAC

He was serving with No 952 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained, but his death was registered in Liverpool N.  .  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery

26-Sep

ROUTLEDGE, JOAN  WAAF (2079631), age: 23

LACW

She 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 E.  She is buried in Seaham Cemetery

26-Sep

BINSTEAD, COLIN GORDON  RAFVR (2318907), 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 Marlborough.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery

27-Sep

MORTON, GEORGE JOHN  RAFVR (1897863), age: Unknown

Cpl

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

27-Sep

CROOK, ROBERT HAROLD GEORGE  RAF (642033), age: 31

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 Totnes.  He is buried in Totnes Cemetery

28-Sep

TAYLOR, CECIL JOHN DENNIS  RAF (4021965), 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 Scotland?  He is buried in Oake (St Bartholomew) Churchyard

28-Sep

BURLEY, STEWART DENNIS  RAF (3500811), age: 19

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 Wenlock.  He is buried in Donnington (St Cuthbert) Churchyard

29-Sep

GRIFFITHS, LESLIE HILTON  RAFVR (1665201), age: 46

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 Burton-upon-Trent.  He was cremated at  Nottingham Crematorium

29-Sep

HOPPER, ERNEST  RAFVR (2288328), age: 19

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 Fylde.  He is buried in Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) Cemetery

29-Sep

WILKINSON, GEOFFREY  RAF (110811), age: 32

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 Leeds.  He is buried in Leeds (Lawns Wood) Cemetery

29-Sep

ADDISON, JOHN  RAF (27023), age: 41

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 Scotland?  He is buried in Rosskeen Parish Churchyard Extensions (or Burial Ground)

29-Sep

WINSTONE, JOHN ERNEST  RAFVR (1278860), 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 Surrey N E.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

30-Sep

PRYKE, ERIC  RAFVR (1575961), 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 Hay.  He is buried in Caerphilly (Penyrheol) Cemetery

30-Sep

SCARTH, KENNETH WALTER  RAF (512688), age: 35

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 Liverpool N.  He was cremated at  Blackpool (Carleton) Crematorium, Poulton-le-Flyde

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