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Casualties - September 1950


3 Sep 50

ARMSTRONG, THOMAS GORDON  (2685590) age: 26

Plt II

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire F Mk 22, PK498 of No 607 Sqn, which spun into the ground on the approach to RAF Ouston.  He is buried in Seghill Cemetery

3 Sep 50

HINCHCLIFF, BRIAN ORBEL  (2452434) age: 19

AC1

He was serving at RAF Uxbridge at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Middlesex S.  He was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium

6 Sep 50

HOWARD, NIGEL KENNETH AFC  (19138) age: 47

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Chipmunk T Mk 10, WB644 of No 18 Refresher Flying School Sqn, which hit the ground at Fairoaks inverted during a low level roll.  He is buried in Brookwood Cemetery

6 Sep 50

MILLER, FREDERICK GEORGE  (2387610) age: 20

AC2

He was serving at RAF Ballykelly where he was accidently shot whilst accepting a revolver off another airman.  He is buried in Tamlaught Finlagen Churchyard, Ballykelly.

7 Sep 50

ABU BAKAR BIN ABDUL MANUS, X X X X  () age: 24

Cpl

He was serving Overseas at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Padang Asam Cemetery

7 Sep 50

ALI BIN MOH' D NOOR, X X X X  (734420) age: 22

LAC

He was serving Overseas at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Padang Asam Cemetery

7 Sep 50

OTHMAN BIN CHIK, X X X X  (734422) age: 22

AC1

He was serving Overseas at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Padang Asam Cemetery

7 Sep 50

HURREN, GORDON WALTER  (1385049) age: 27

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Marham but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Ely as his death was registered in Ely.  He was cremated at Parkfield Cemetery, Lowestoft

8 Sep 50

BRINSLEY, PETER VALENTINE  (3124164) age: 19

Plt Off

He was serving at RAF Langtoft at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained; however his death was registered in Peterborough in the 4th Qtr.  He is buried in Aldeburgh, Suffolk

10 Sep 50

HUNT, FRANK HARVEY  (19138) age: 26

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard T Mk 2B, KF616 of No 501 Sqn, which failed to recover from a spin and crashed at Filton.  He is buried in St John Baptist Church, Chipping Sodbury

10 Sep 50

BRIDGENS, BERTIE  (355527) age: 47

Flt Sgt

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 Halton Cemetery

14 Sep 50

HAPPE, RONALD WILLIAM  (182710) age: 27

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Meteor T Mk 7, VW431 of the Central Fighter Establishment which collided with F-84D, 48-754 of the USAF near Wendling in Norfolk.  He is buried in Richmond Cemetery, Surrey

15 Sep 50

SIMMONS, RICHARD JOHN  (569089) age: 29

Flt Sgt

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

17 Sep 50

SPEAKE, ALBERT  (47409) age: 36

Flt Lt

He was serving at RAF Spitalgate 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 Sleaford Cemetery

19 Sep 50

DOCHERTY, WILLIAM  (191461) age: 29

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth T Mk 2, T7336 of No 11 Refresher Flying School, which crashed after flying into power cables during a low flying exercise.  He is buried in Dalnottar Cemetery

20 Sep 50

MOREY, KENNETH MEAD  (2438966) age: 19

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 British Military Cemetery, Ohlsdorf

20 Sep 50

DUNKIN, ARTHUR JAMES  (4035462) age: 21

AC1

He was serving at RAF Perth and died from injuries sustained after being thrown out of a RAF truck after it swerved and hit a tree on the Perth-Dundee road near Kinfauns.  He is buried in Wellshill Cemetery, Perth.

21 Sep 50

WARNECKE, ALAN  (125458) age: 29

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth T Mk 2, T5821 of No 4 Flying Training School Sqn, which crashed in an uncontrollable spin near Heany in Southern Rhodesia.  He is buried in Bulawayo Cemetery

22 Sep 50

CURRAH, DENNIS JOHN  (2469090) age: 20

AC2

He was serving at RAF Halton or died in the RAF Hospital at Halton, his death being registered in Oxford in the 4th Qtr.  He is buried in St Columb Minor Churchyard

24 Sep 50

KINGSWOOD, ANTHONY JAMES  (4030415) age: 20

Sgt Plt

He was killed whilst flying in Vampire FB Mk 5, VV484 of No 26 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Wunstorf possibly after flying through the slipstream of the aircraft landing ahead of it.  He is buried in Limmer Cemetery, Hannover

25 Sep 50

COOMBS, JAMES  (194415) age: 37

Flt Lt

He was serving at RAF Brampton but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Ely as his death was registered in Ely.  He was cremated at South Stoneham Crematorium, Southampton

27 Sep 50

HARVEY, LIONEL SYDNEY  (59438) age: 28

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Meteor T Mk 7, WA614 of No 203 Advanced Flying School, which ditched in St George's Channel after running out of fuel after suffering a compass failure.  He is buried in Llanfairyneubwll Churchyard

27 Sep 50

O'KELLY, PETER HUBERT  (2238600) age: 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Meteor T Mk 7, WA614 of No 203 Advanced Flying School, which ditched in St George's Channel after running out of fuel after suffering a compass failure.  He is buried in Fishguard Cemetery

27 Sep 50

HORNE, IVAN  (4012759) age: 21

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Hednesford 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 Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground

28 Sep 50

DOYLE, JOHN JOSEPH  (135735) age: 28

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Meteor F Mk 4, VW292 of No 203 Advanced Flying School, which crashed at Driffield as it undershot on a single engine approach.  He is buried in Yewtree Cemetery, Liverpool

28 Sep 50

McPHERSON, JAMES COLIN  (2452081) age: 19

AC1

He was serving in the UK 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 Haton Cemetery, South Shields

28 Sep 50

HARKUS, GEORGE CECIL  (61602) age: 52

Flt Lt

He was serving in the UK and died following an illness, however his death was registered in Southampton.  He was cremated at South Stoneham Crematorium, Southampton.

29 Sep 50

THOMAS, KEITH ARTHUR  (4046586) age: 18

AC2

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

29 Sep 50

DOUGLAS, JOHN EDWARD  (621038) age: 38

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Church Fenton and possibly died in the RAF Hospital at West Kirby as his death was registered in Wirral.  He is buried in Ford Cemetery, Liverpool

29 Sep 50

BRAKE, KENNETH STANLEY  (16217) age: 45

Gp Capt

He was serving as the OC, RAF Hawarden and died in the RAF Hospital at West Kirby Wirral.  He was cremated at South Stoneham Crematorium, Southampton

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