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Casualties - October 1949


03-Oct

HINCHCLIFFE, WALTER SILVESTER  (4038346) age: 23

AC2

He was serving at RAF Henlow at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Biggleswade.  He is buried in Haworth Cemetery, near Bawtry

03-Oct

LEE, ARCHIBALD FRED  (505718) age: 40

WO

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

04-Oct

BRITTAIN, CLIFFORD LESLIE  (3111549) age: 19

LAC

He was serving at RAF Hullavington at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Cheltenham.  He is buried in Cookley Churchyard

04-Oct

CHANDLER, DONALD BOWKER  (3501134) age: 20

AC2

He was serving at RAF Weeton at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Fylde.  He is buried in Whitworth Road Cemetery, Swindon

04-Oct

ELLIOTT, DENNIS  (1594940) age: 24

Sig II

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

04-Oct

McPHEE, EDWARD  (4001890) age: 21

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

11-Oct

ANDERSON, ROBERT MCDONALD  (4031103) age: 30

AC2

He was serving at RAF Moreton-in-Marsh at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Midhurst.  He is buried in Eastern Cemetery, Dundee

13-Oct

GARRETT, DAVID JAMES  (1579867) age: 26

Sig II

He was serving at RAF Wyton at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Cambridge.  He is buried in Brackley Churchyard

14-Oct

HOUGHTON, WINIFRED  (2141294) age: 25

LACW

She was serving at RAF Halton at the time of her death, her death being registered in Cambridge.  She is buried in Cambridge Cemetery

14-Oct

FOSTER, FRANK  (1583437) age: 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Meteor T Mk 7, VW434 of No 56 Sqn, which hit a hedge whilst flying at low level over high ground at high speed during an instrument training sortie.  He is buried in Ryecroft Cemetery, Walsall

14-Oct

McLEHOSE, WILLIAM STUART  (164234) age: 25

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Meteor T Mk 7, VW434 of No 56 Sqn, which hit a hedge whilst flying at low level over high ground at high speed during an instrument training sortie.  He is buried in St Leonard Cemetery, Lanark

14-Oct

SHAW, PETER GEOFFREY  (3115840) age: 19

AC1

He was serving at RAF Wilmslow at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Stockport.  He is buried in Norbury Church, Stockport

15-Oct

McCALL, DAVID GORDON  (145051) age: 26

Flt Lt

He was serving at RAF Felixstowe at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Kristiansands Cemetery

15-Oct

LANGLANDS, ARTHUR HERBERT  (515149) age: 36

Flt Sgt

He was serving at RAF Hornchurch 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 Municipal Cemetery, Hornchurch

16-Oct

RADFORD, ALAN ALBERT  (2391839) age: 19

AC2

He was serving at RAF Chivenor at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Bideford.  He is buried in Heanton Punchardon Churchyard

16-Oct

FANTHORPE, ALAN  (2428321) age: 19

AC1

He was serving at RAF Kidlington at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Oxford in the 1st Qtr, 1950.  He is buried in Darlington West Cemetery

17-Oct

BRANWELL, ALBERT  (1166826) age: 35

Cpl

He was serving at RAF North Coates at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Wortley.  He is buried in City Road Cemetery, Sheffield

19-Oct

ARMSTRONG, JAMES NOBLE  (537718) age: 37

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Middleton St. George at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Durham W.  He is buried in Broomfield Cemetery, Castleblayney

19-Oct

BRADER, RONALD MARSH  (2392943) age: 19

AC1

He was killed whilst servicing Tempest FB Mk 6, NX263 of No 249 Sqn, when a rocket was accidentally fired from the aircraft whilst it was being worked on by two electricians.  He is buried in Fayid Military Cemetery

20-Oct

REID, JAMES BROWN  (545823) age: 31

T/Sgt

He was serving at RAF Leuchars 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

MONKMAN, RONALD  (4026789) age: 22

AC1

Neither the unit on which he was serving nor his cause of death have yet been ascertained, but his death was registered in Scotland?.  Details of his burial have not been ascertained

24-Oct

TOOKE, DEREK ARTHUR  (3046134) age: 20

Plt III

He was killed whilst flying in Vampire FB Mk 5, VV684 of No 226 OCU Sqn, which crashed near Bircham Newton following an engine fire breaking out during unauthorised aerobatics.  He is buried in All Saints Cemetery, South Wooton

24-Oct

CAUNTER, LEONARD FRANCIS  (21009) age: 43

Sqn Ldr

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

24-Oct

JONES, WILLIAM FRANKLYN  (201672) age: 23

Flt Lt

He was serving at RAF Shawbury 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 Llanfairisgaer Cemetery, Port Dinorwic

27-Oct

BUNKER, JOHN EDMUND  (3005794) age: 25

Cdt Nav

He was serving at RAF Hullavington at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Chippenham in the 1st Qtr, 1950.  He was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium

27-Oct

GIBBONS, ROBERT ANDREW  (1603661) age: 21

A/Sgt

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

28-Oct

LEATHER, DONALD  (585080) age: 17

App Air

He was serving at RAF Halton or died in the RAF Hospital at Halton, his death being registered in Chelsea.  He is buried in Wombwell Cemetery

28-Oct

BURROWS, JOHN ERIC  (3500413) age: 21

AC2

He was serving at RAF Luneburg at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in St James Churchyard, Wrightington Bar, Wigan

30-Oct

HARPER, JOHN THOMAS  (156619) age: 34

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth T Mk 2, N6577 of No 25 Refresher Flying School, which was hit by Auster V, G-AIGR near Oxley in Staffordshire shortly after taking off.  He is buried in Civil Cemetery, Blackheath

31-Oct

VALLIS, DAVID JOHN  (2403048) age: 19

A/Cpl

He was serving at RAF Rhoose at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Surrey S W.  He is buried in New Cemetery, East Dulwich

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