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Casualties - July/August 1958


[August]

2 Jul

PITHEY, NEIL  (3150403) age: 20

Jnr Tech

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 Kranji Military Cemetery

3 Jul

BLACKWELL, DENNIS GEORGE  (4096972) age: 24

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Vulcan B Mk 1, XH497 of No 617 Sqn, which he abandoned over RAF Scampton after the nose wheel fell away on take off, but his parachute failed to open.  He is buried in St John the Baptist Churchyard, Scampton

3 Jul

SHINNER, PHILIP SCURLOCK  (5059743) age: 20

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 Kingsbridge.  He is buried in Dodbrooke Churchyard, Kingsbridge

4 Jul

ONIONS, JOHN TREVOR  (5036685) age: 22

SAC

He was serving at RAF Halton but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  Details of his burial have not been ascertained

4 Jul

BOND, FREDERIC HAROLD  (587344) age: 22

Cpl Tech

He was serving at RAF Wittering at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Worcester.  He was cremated at Birmingham Crematorium

5 Jul

PERCIVAL, LEONARD WILLIAM  (4171483) age: 21

SAC

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

7 Jul

RANDALL, ALBERT FRANK  (4106313) age: 23

SAC

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

8 Jul

WALKER, CHRISTOPHER HUGH  (607030) age: 30

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in U-2A, 56-6713 of the CIA, which crashed near Wayside in Texas during a training flight, possibly due to a break up in the air at high altitude.  He is buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Montgomery, Alabama

8 Jul

FOSTER, DAVID JAMES  (607348) age: 25

Flt Lt

He was serving at RAF Khormaksar was killed by hostile action in Aden.  He is buried in Maala Cemetery

8 Jul

MAY, HENRY ROBERT  (1931301) age: 18

SAC

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 East Elloe.  He is buried in Spalding Road Cemetery, Whaplode

9 Jul

MOBEY, FRANK  (501168) age: 34

Flt Lt

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 Biggleswade.  He is buried in St Mary's Churchyard, Henlow

12 Jul

CAMPBELL, JOSEPH  (4200854) age: 19

AC1

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 Barnstaple.  He is buried in Milltown Cemetery, Belfast

13 Jul

SMITH, LEONARD THOMAS  (547251) age: 47

Flt Sgt

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

20 Jul

CRUICKSHANK, GEORGE  (532919) age: 40

A/Flt Sgt

He was serving with the RAF Police at RAF Gatow at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Berlin 1939/1945 Cemetery

21 Jul

BAIRD, PETER CHARLES  (3150668) age: 20

Flt Cdt

He was killed whilst flying in Provost T Mk 1, XF687 of the RAF College, which crashed at Ingoldsby after control was lost during a practice forced landing.  He is buried in St Andrews Churchyard, Cranwell

22 Jul

FULFORD, MICHAEL ERNEST  (4199493) age: 20

AC1

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

24 Jul

O'REILLY, PATRICK JOSEPH  (4186622) age: 25

LAC

He was serving at RAF Nicosia 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 Waynes Keep Military Cemetery

24 Jul

FLYNN, JAMES  (3520127) age: 21

SAC

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

25 Jul

BRERETON, ROY FRANCIS  (4143453) age: 22

A/Cpl

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

28 Jul

FOSTER, ALAN MICHAEL  (5059443) age: 19

AC2

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

28 Jul

GREGORY, BRIAN  (4066621) age: 26

Flt Lt

He was serving at RAF Marham 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 Ecclesfield Cemetery, Sheffield

28 Jul

CLIFFORD, JAMES  (4009516) age: 30

Cpl

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 North Kesteven.  He is buried in St Germain's Churchyard, Thurlby

28 Jul

KING, ARTHUR WALTER  (114359) age: 52

Flt Lt

He was serving at RAF West Drayton but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Uxbridge as his death was registered in Uxbridge.  He is buried in St Leonard's Churchyard, Heston

29 Jul

SHADDICK, FRANK JAMES  (591471) age: 37

WO

He was either serving at RAF Uxbridge at the time of his death or died in the RAF Hospital at Uxbridge as his death was registered in Uxbridge.  He is buried in Hillingdon Cemetery

30 Jul

DANCY, STANLEY JAMES  (5023191) age: 23

SAC

He was serving at RAF Thorney Island but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He was cremated at Woking Crematorium

1 Aug

HANCOCK, PHILIP JEROME GEORGE  (3152698) age: 19

LAC

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

2 Aug

HUGHES, OLIVER  (626392) age: 53

Flt Sgt

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

3 Aug

STOREY, LAWRENCE EDWARD BEATTY  (636296) age: 43

WO

He was serving at RAF Idris at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Christian Cemetery, Manana, Bahrain

5 Aug

CLARKE, JOHN JOSEPH  (5057087) age: 19

AC2

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

5 Aug

EVANS, STUART  (563109) age: 45

WO

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

5 Aug

TIMBS, JAMES NEIL  (2345492) age: 29

LAC

He was serving at RAF Lyneham 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 St Michael & All Angels Churchyard, Lyneham

7 Aug

RATCLIFF, CHARLES  (553899) age: 35

Fg Off

He was serving at RAF Colerne at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Thirsk.  He is buried in St Michael & All Angels Churchyard, Lyneham

9 Aug

PHILLIPS, PERCY  (640757) age: 37

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Wittering at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in .  He was buried at sea

11 Aug

DOBSON, WILLIAM GEORGE  (4145240) age: 22

Cpl

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 Fakenham.  He is buried in Ongar Cemetery

13 Aug

JUDE, RODERICK ALBERT  (503566) age: 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Venom FB Mk 4, WR481 of No 8 Sqn, which collided with another Venom on the downwind leg on the ranges at Khormaksar.  He is buried in Maala Cemetery

15 Aug

ELLIOTT, JOHN EDWARDS  (607067) age: 29

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Swift FR Mk 5, XD975 of the Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment which rolled onto its back and crashed inverted at Wisley whilst attempting to land following a delivery flight from RAF Aldergrove.  He was cremated at Woking Crematorium

15 Aug

MARTIN, MICHAEL JOHN  (3522544) age: 20

SAC

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

19 Aug

ROCKETT, ERIC CHARLES  (3151921) age: 22

SAC

He was serving at RAF Stanbridge but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Centenary Methodist Churchyard, Camborne

20 Aug

STEVENSON, WILLIAM  (2608928) age: 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hunter F Mk 6, XG233 of No 66 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Famagusta whilst re-formating on his leader.  His body was probably not recovered.

20 Aug

JARRATT, GEORGE MAURICE  (568736) age: 38

Plt Off

He was serving at RAF Wittering 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 All Saints Churchyard, Wittering

21 Aug

TESTER, JOHN NICHOLAS ANDREWS  (2608192) age: 24

Flt Lt

He was the son of A/Cdre J A Tester and was killed whilst flying in Hunter F Mk 6, XF448 of No 74 Sqn, which dived vertically into the sea near Winterton in Norfolk from the top of a loop during a tailchase.  His body was probably not recovered.

22 Aug

BULLEN, CHARLES WILLIAM  (620181) age: 38

A/Flt Sgt

He was serving at RAF Waterbeach 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 Waterbeach Cemetery

24 Aug

REID, JAMES JOHN CHALMERS  (52852) age: 35

Flt Lt

He was probably on the non-effective establishment of RAF Innsworth and died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in St Michael & All Angels Churchyard, Halton

28 Aug

WYNNE, ROBERT HENRY  (4023876) age: 41

Snr Tech

He was serving at RAF Pucklechurch at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Birmingham.  He was cremated at Lodge Hill Crematorium, Selly Oak, Birmingham

29 Aug

WILKINSON, JOHN NEVILLE  (589723) age: 21

SAC

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

29 Aug

BRADLEY, DENIS ARTHUR  (5053116) age: 19

LAC

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

29 Aug

WATSON, DOUGLAS GORDON  (2468322) age: 28

Flt Lt

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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Corstorphine Hill Cemetery, Edinburgh

30 Aug

WATKINSON, OWEN CLIVE  (4096431) age: 26

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Venom FB Mk 4, WR552 of No 8 Sqn, which struck the ground and exploded near Sharaijah village in the Jebel Ahkdar Oman whilst carrying out an attack on a ground target.  Details of his burial have not been ascertained

30 Aug

CHESHIRE, HOWARD LEIGH  (5055900) age: 25

Jnr Tech

He was serving at RAF Medmenham at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Ploughley.  He was cremated at Sheffield Crematorium

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