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Casualties - July 1949


01-Jul

FRACZEK, WACLAW  (792124) age: 29

Plt I

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire PR Mk 19, PS925 of No 237 OCU, which spun into the ground from 800 ft 10 minutes after taking off from Leuchars following an engine problem.  He is buried in Leuchars Cemetery

01-Jul

BLACKLER, LIONEL HENRY  (59081) age: 41

Fg Off

He was serving at RAF Collaton Cross at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Plymouth.  He is buried in St James Church, Torpoint

01-Jul

WINSTANLEY, ALAN HOPE  (59958) age: 30

Flt Lt

He was serving at RAF St Athan at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Warwick.  He was cremated at Perry Barr Crematorium

02-Jul

WEBB, FREDERICK ERNEST  (153028) age: 25

A/Sqn Ldr

He was serving at RAF Bentley Priory 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 Redstone Cemetery, Redhill

03-Jul

BAILEY, RAYMOND ARTHUR  (2688117) age: 23

Plt II

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire F Mk 22, PK521 of No 611 Sqn, which stalled, crashed and burst into flames on the approach to Woodvale on its return from Coltishall.  Details of his burial have not been ascertained

05-Jul

McCALLUM, JOHN  (124173) age: 27

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito PR Mk 34, RG261 of No 107 Maintenance Unit, which exploded in the air near Kasfareet during a post maintenance test flight.  He is buried in Fayid Military Cemetery

05-Jul

PARSLEY, DAVID  (204468) age: 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito PR Mk 34, RG261 of No 107 Maintenance Unit, which exploded in the air near Kasfareet during a post maintenance test flight.  He is buried in Fayid Military Cemetery

05-Jul

WEBSTER, RAYMOND C  () age: 16

Cdt Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth T Mk 2, N6644 of No 15 Refresher Flying School, which dived into the ground and burst into flames after the pilot lost control during a steep turn.  Details of his burial have not been ascertained

06-Jul

CARDING-WELLS, JOHN RICHARD  (607109) age: 19

Flt Cdt

He was serving at RAF Cranwell at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Lincoln.  He is buried in St Andrew's Churchyard, Cranwell

08-Jul

MALLINSON-BENTLEY, OLIVER  (524535) age: 38

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Wahn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  Details of his burial have not been ascertained

09-Jul

BROUGHTON, CHARLES HERBERT TEMPLE  (3040431) age: 24

Nav II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax Met Mk 6, ST818 of No 202 Sqn, which was lost without a trace over the sea during a routine meteorological recce sortie.  

09-Jul

COOK, EDWARD CLARENCE  (1649680) age: 25

Plt III/Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax Met Mk 6, ST818 of No 202 Sqn, which was lost without a trace over the sea during a routine meteorological recce sortie.

09-Jul

CROSS, DONALD ALFRED JOHN WILLIAM BRITTON  (702836) age: 31

Plt II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax Met Mk 6, ST818 of No 202 Sqn, which was lost without a trace over the sea during a routine meteorological recce sortie.  

09-Jul

DALE, JAMES BELL  (1828351) age: 24

Eng II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax Met Mk 6, ST818 of No 202 Sqn, which was lost without a trace over the sea during a routine meteorological recce sortie.  

09-Jul

GRAHAM, PERCY MCKENZIE HAY  (1365945) age: 26

Sig IB

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax Met Mk 6, ST818 of No 202 Sqn, which was lost without a trace over the sea during a routine meteorological recce sortie.  

09-Jul

MAWSON, THOMAS WILLIAM  (579144) age: 23

Sig IIA

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax Met Mk 6, ST818 of No 202 Sqn, which was lost without a trace over the sea during a routine meteorological recce sortie.  

09-Jul

TILLER, ERIC HAROLD  (576684) age: 25

Plt I

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax Met Mk 6, ST818 of No 202 Sqn, which was lost without a trace over the sea during a routine meteorological recce sortie.  

09-Jul

DALZELL, JOHN PEARSON  (1672916) age: 25

Plt II

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard T Mk 2, KF621 of No 1 FU, which dived into the ground and burst into flames after stalling in a steep climbing turn on take off from Araxos in Greece.  He is buried in Phaleron Military Cemetery

09-Jul

TOMKINS, HARRY  (4020569) age: 24

A/Cpl

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

13-Jul

DELLICOTT, BERNARD  (2413719) age: 18

AC2

He was serving at RAF Sculthorpe at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Surrey N E.  He is buried in West Bromwich Cemetery

13-Jul

WILTON, GERALD  (174556) age: 25

Fg Off

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

14-Jul

EDWARDS, FRANK  (3011939) age: 25

Plt III

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire FR Mk 18, TP450 of No 208 Sqn, which collided with TP292 of the same unit during a dummy attack.  He is buried in Fayid Military Cemetery

14-Jul

JELLY, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (3038994) age: 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire FR Mk 18, TP292 of No 208 Sqn, which collided with TP450 of the same unit during a dummy attack.  He is buried in Fayid Military Cemetery

14-Jul

MILLETT, RONALD BRIAN  (3504069) age: 22

A/Cpl

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

15-Jul

ADAMSON, JAMES WHITECROSS  (412331) age: 23

Sig III

He was killed whilst flying in Lincoln B Mk 2, RF471 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Waddington, the cause of which was not ascertained.  He is buried in St Michael's Churchyard, Waddington

15-Jul

BRETT, CLARENCE STANLEY  (1601189) age: 25

Gnr I

He was killed whilst flying in Lincoln B Mk 2, RF471 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Waddington, the cause of which was not ascertained.  He is buried in Puttenham Cemetery, Guildford

15-Jul

KNIGHT, RAYMOND HENRY  (154335) age: 26

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lincoln B Mk 2, RF471 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Waddington, the cause of which was not ascertained.  He is buried in St Michael's Churchyard, Waddington

15-Jul

McCARTHY, GERALD  (1869938) age: 24

Eng II

He was killed whilst flying in Lincoln B Mk 2, RF471 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Waddington, the cause of which was not ascertained.  He is buried in Hornchurch Cemetery

15-Jul

RATCLIFFE, ROBERT GEORGE  (745200) age: 29

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lincoln B Mk 2, RF471 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Waddington, the cause of which was not ascertained.  He is buried in Minster Thanet Cemetery

15-Jul

SEARLE, FREDERICK GEORGE  (1850136) age: 36

Gnr I

He was killed whilst flying in Lincoln B Mk 2, RF471 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Waddington, the cause of which was not ascertained.  He is buried in Emsworth Cemetery

15-Jul

WATERFALL, MORRIS GUY  (1606265) age: 24

Nav II

He was killed whilst flying in Lincoln B Mk 2, RF471 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Waddington, the cause of which was not ascertained.  He is buried in St Michael's Churchyard, Waddington

15-Jul

BYRNE, DENIS  (4007666) age: 21

A/Cpl

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

16-Jul

DONALDSON, IAN RONALD  (59756) age: 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hastings C Mk 1, TG611 of RAF Dishforth, which crashed shortly after taking off from Berlin due to an incorrectly elevator trim tab.  He is buried in Berlin 1939/1945 Cemetery

16-Jul

DUNSIRE, ALEXANDER  (1826137) age: 26

Sig II

He was killed whilst flying in Hastings C Mk 1, TG611 of RAF Dishforth, which crashed shortly after taking off from Berlin due to an incorrectly elevator trim tab.  He is buried in Berlin 1939/1945 Cemetery

16-Jul

GIBBS, ROY REGINALD  (3030958) age: 23

Eng II

He was killed whilst flying in Hastings C Mk 1, TG611 of RAF Dishforth, which crashed shortly after taking off from Berlin due to an incorrectly elevator trim tab.  He is buried in Berlin 1939/1945 Cemetery

16-Jul

PAGE, WILLIAM GEORGE  (1324598) age: 26

Nav II

He was killed whilst flying in Hastings C Mk 1, TG611 of RAF Dishforth, which crashed shortly after taking off from Berlin due to an incorrectly elevator trim tab.  He is buried in Berlin 1939/1945 Cemetery

16-Jul

BOWLER, RAYMOND  (4004967) age: 20

A/Cpl

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

17-Jul

HEGARTY, JOSEPH  (339723) age: 46

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Bicester at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in North Kesteven.  He is buried in Stoney Royd Cemetery

17-Jul

ROGERS, RONALD  (52495) age: 38

Flt Lt

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

17-Jul

MADDER, GORDON HAROLD  (3500804) age: 21

AC1

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

18-Jul

SLOANE, JOHN FRANCIS  (511972) age: 42

WO

He was serving at RAF Cranwell at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Sleaford.  He was cremated at Wilford Hill Crematorium, West Bridgford

20-Jul

SLEPICA, JAROSLAV  (788033) age: 35

Plt III

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito T Mk 3, HJ990 of No 1689 Flt Sqn, which crashed into trees near Kemble whilst attempting a go-round during a single engine approach after the speed had fallen below the single engine safety speed.  He was cremated at Cheltenham Crematorium

20-Jul

OLIVER, DUDLEY CHARLES  (2416763) age: 19

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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Bexhill Cemetery

21-Jul

THOMAS, JAMES WHITTINGHAM  (573983) age: 27

Sgt

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

24-Jul

TRUMAN, FRANCES BARRY  (1921042) age: 16

Boy

He was serving at RAF Topcliffe at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Claro.  He is buried in St Columba Churchyard, Topcliffe

27-Jul

NAISH, ARTHUR HOWARD  (578696) age: 23

Plt IV

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire FR Mk 18, TP223 of No 60 Sqn, which stalled and spun into the ground in the circuit at Sembawang after the speed was allowed to decay too much.  He is buried in Kranji Military Cemetery

27-Jul

DENT, WALTER GEORGE  (182932) age: 46

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Kirby Kite, ? of No 12 Grp Communication Flt, which failed to recover from a spiral dive from 800 ft during a winch launch at Linton-on-Ouse.  He is buried in All Saints Churchyard, Newton-on-Ouse

27-Jul

HAYES, PATRICK  (4008619) age: 20

AC2

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

28-Jul

NIGHTINGALE, HAROLD WESTERN  (50859) age: 30

Flt Lt

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 Cambridge.  He is buried in Bury Council Cemetery, Huntingdonshire

28-Jul

PERRY, JOHN SAMUEL  (54140) age: 38

Flt Lt

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 Cambridge.  He is buried in Bury Council Cemetery, Huntingdonshire

29-Jul

SELL, COLIN GEORGE  (3106673) age: 20

LAC

He was drowned whilst flying in Martinet TT Mk 1, NR637 of No 20 Sqn, which ditched in the sea off Barmouth following an engine failure.  He is buried in Bexley Heath Cemetery

31-Jul

BASER, WILLIAM JOHN DFC  (161047) age: 28

A/Sqn Ldr

He was serving at RAF Tengah at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Pasir Panjang Cemetery, Singapore

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