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Casualties - October 1948


02 Oct

MARSHALL, ALLAN  (2400147) age: 18

AC2

He was serving at RAF Padgate at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Newton.  He is buried in Newark Cemetery

03 Oct

CUMMING, DOUGLAS  (4001889) age: 19

AC1

He was on the strength of RAF Innsworth, but probably died whilst non effective and his death is registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Rutherglen Cemetery

03 Oct

BAIN, JAMES  (2364308) age: 19

AC2

He was serving at RAF Swinderby at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Leslie Cemetery, Fife

04 Oct

WARD, JACK  (2317998) age: 20

AC2

He was on the strength of RAF Warton at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Worth Valley.  He is buried in Morton Cemetery, Keighley

04 Oct

THOMAS, ROGER  (3089960) age: 20

AC2

He was serving at RAF West Raynham at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Coventry.  Details of his burial have not been ascertained

06 Oct

TRUSSLER, HERBERT WILLIAM  (2383086) age: 18

AC2

He was serving at RAF Montrose at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Ealing.  He is buried in Ealing Cemetery

07 Oct

ANDREWS, JOHN WILLIAM  (1869865) age: 23

Nav III

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito B Mk 35, VP182 of No 139 Sqn, which struck the sea off Heligoland during a low level bombing practice at night.  Details of his burial have not been ascertained

07 Oct

BLAMEY, MARTIN ALFRED  (55491) age: 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito B Mk 35, VP182 of No 139 Sqn, which struck the sea off Heligoland during a low level bombing practice at night.  Details of his burial have not been ascertained

08 Oct

BROWN, LAURENCE  (1813557) age: 24

Plt III

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire FR Mk 18, TP225 of No 60 Sqn, which spun into the jungle after stalling during a pull out from dive bombing attack against terrorists in Malaya.  He is buried in Cheras Road Cemetery, Kuala Lumper

10 Oct

SANDOW, STANLEY  (652886) age: 43

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Safi at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Imtarfa Military Cemetery

12 Oct

TURNBULL, RONALD JOSEPH  (1816982) age: 23

Plt IV

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest F Mk 2, PR861 of No 26 Sqn, which crashed into canal near Minden in Germany whilst attempting a forced landing after hitting power cables at low level.  He is buried in Handorf Heath Military Cemetery

14 Oct

HOGARTH, WILLIAM HUTCHINSON  (577537) age: 24

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Heany at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bulawayo Cemetery

14 Oct

SOAR, ALLAN  (2319183) age: 20

AC2

He was serving at RAF Watton at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Norwich.  He is buried in Chilwell Cemetery, Beeston

15 Oct

EDMONDSON, RONALD  (2217489) age: 24

LAC

He was on the strength of RAF Innsworth, but probably died whilst non effective and his death is registered in Whitehaven.  He is buried in Hensingham Cemetery, Whitehaven

16 Oct

INNES, EDWARD JOHN  (203630) age: 26

Flt Lt

He was serving at RAF Warton but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Uxbridge as his death was registered in Uxbridge.  He was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium

16 Oct

MAYALL, ARTHUR EDWIN  (562583) age: 36

Flt Sgt

He was serving at RAF West Malling but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Woodlands Cemetery, Gillingham

18 Oct

WALSH, PATRICK  (4007739) age: 21

AC2

He was serving at RAF Bahrein at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in British Section, Manama Cemetery

18 Oct

NICHOLLS, CYRIL GEORGES  (2340064) age: 19

AC2

He was serving at RAF Cottesmore at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Oakham.  He is buried in Penzance Cemetery

19 Oct

CORBETT, ROBERT  (4021573) age: 19

AC2

He was serving at RAF Kasfareet at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Fayid Military Cemetery

19 Oct

GREGSON, WILLIAM DONALD  (568272) age: 28

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Newton at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Bingham.  He is buried in Eccleshall Church, Sheffield

20 Oct

IRVINE, JOHN  (1908743) age: 23

AC1

He was serving Overseas at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Handorf Heath Military Cemetery, Munster

21 Oct

RICKARD, JOHN JAMES  (561619) age: 36

Flt Sgt

He was serving at RAF Old Sarum at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Scotland?.  Details of his burial have not been ascertained

22 Oct

KNIGHT, ROBERT  (2364135) age: 19

A/Cpl

He was serving with the RAF Police at RAF Fayid at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Fayid Military Cemetery

25 Oct

STERRY, FRED  (515152) age: 37

WO

He was serving at RAF Church Fenton at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in .  He is buried in Corby Churchyard, near Grantham

26 Oct

BRIE, GRAHAM CHARLES AGNEW  (58015) age: 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire FR Mk 18, TP376 of No 28 Sqn, which flicked into the ground during a steep turn at low speed during thefinal approach to Sembawang.  He is buried in Kranji Military Cemetery

27 Oct

LAVIN, KEVIN EMMETT  (59624) age: 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard T Mk 2B, EX430 of No 4 Flying Training School Sqn, which flew into the ground whilst 'beating up' a native kraal in Southern Rhodesia during unauthorised low level flying.  He is buried in Bulawayo Cemetery

27 Oct

LESLIE, IAN ROSS  (579393) age: 22

Plt IV

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard T Mk 2B, EX430 of No 4 Flying Training School Sqn, which flew into the ground whilst 'beating up' a native kraal in Southern Rhodesia during unauthorised low level flying.  He is buried in Bulawayo Cemetery

27 Oct

JACKSON, RONALD PETER  (2257905) age: 21

AC2

He was serving at RAF El Hamra at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Retford Cemetery

28 Oct

NEWBERY, RICHARD ALFRED DFC and Bar  (60104) age: 29

Sqn Ldr

Hedied from injuries sustained whilst flying in Spitfire FR Mk 24, VN319 of No 80 Sqn, which he attempted to abandon following a collision with another aircraft in the formatiuon he was leading, but his parachute opened before he had left the cockpit.  Details of his burial have not been ascertained

28 Oct

O'NEIL, JOSEPH  (1682129) age: 24

Nav II

He was serving at RAF Limavady at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in N Ireland?.  He is buried in Wellhall Cemetery, Hamilton

29 Oct

McGREGOR, WILLIAM BAYNE  (3023829) age: 22

Plt IV

He abandoned Spitfire LF Mk 16, SL579 of No 203 Advanced Flying School, which was damaged when it struck SL670 during a formation change but was unable to get out of his parachute when he hit the sea and drowned.  Details of his burial have not been ascertained

30 Oct

CORNWALL, NEVILLE OWEN  (57725) age: 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito B Mk 35, TJ141 of No 14 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Gozo following an engine fire on its return to base from an abandoned sortie.  Details of his burial have not been ascertained

30 Oct

WILLIAMS, ROBERT LORIMER DFC  (151324) age: 25

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito B Mk 35, TJ141 of No 14 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Gozo following an engine fire on its return to base from an abandoned sortie.  Details of his burial have not been ascertained

30 Oct

WALKER, DAVID  (4001277) age: 20

AC2

He was serving at RAF Deversoir at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Fayid Military Cemetery

31 Oct

CURRAN, JOHN  (2318362) age: 26

AC2

He was serving at RAF Handforth at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Campsie Burial Ground, Lennoxtown

31 Oct

PATRICK, FRANK JOSEPH  (2288752) age: 20

AC1

He was serving at RAF Wythall at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Bilston.  Details of his burial have not been ascertained

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