“On This Day”

The following list shows the squadron losses and incidents relating to a particular day.

Each link takes you to a page containing summary information about that particular loss or incident. (The date relates to the date the aircraft took off )


3rd January

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4th January

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5th January

We Remember:

  • RRG Appleby (Pilot) Halifax JP123
  • RW Bentley (Air Gunner) Lancaster PB343
  • CG Bromham (Air Gunner) Halifax JP123
  • KAJ Campbell (2nd Dickie) Halifax HX160
  • RJ Child (Flight Engineer) Halifax HX160
  • JJRT Godin (Air Gunner) Halifax HX160
  • VMB Halls (Air Gunner) Lancaster PB343
  • DS James (Air Gunner) Halifax JP123
  • MA Mills (Navigator) Lancaster PB343
  • EC Nixon (Air Bomber ) Halifax JP123
  • GA Pope (Wireless Operator) Lancaster PB343
  • K Potts (Pilot) Lancaster PB343
  • IC Redfearn (Wireless Operator) Halifax JP123
  • AJ Reeder (Air Bomber) Lancaster PB343
  • BL Robinson (Flight Engineer) Halifax JP123
  • MB Sharp (Flight Engineer) Lancaster PB343
  • WHLS Way (Air Bomber) Halifax HX160

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10th January

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12th January

We remember:

  • TA Urwin (Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 B283)
  • JH Young (Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 B283)

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13th January

We Remember:

  • JN Hall (Observer) Halifax L9487
  • MTG Henry (Pilot) Halifax L9487
  • WCB Jesse (WOP/AG) Halifax L9487
  • LJ McDonald (2nd Pilot) Halifax L9487
  • FL Plowman (Flight Engineer) Halifax L9487
  • ACHR Russell (WOP / AG) Halifax L9487

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14th January

We Remember:

  • RT Salvoni (Air Gunner) Lancaster PB684

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15th January

We Remember:

  • HK Kane

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16th January

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17th January

We Remember:

  • LR Adcock (Air Gunner) Halifax W7886
  • FA Braybrook (Wireless Operator) Halifax W7886
  • FD McColl (Air Bomber) Halifax W7886
  • WA McMullan (Air Gunner) Halifax W7886

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21st January

We Remember:

  • RC Bailey (Air Gunner) Halifax HX317
  • PR Bales (Pilot) Halifax LV787
  • F Buchan (Flight Engineer) Halifax LV787
  • WJ Gowdy (Wireless Operator) Halifax LV787
  • GE Grigg (Air Gunner) Halifax LV787
  • E Hie (Air Gunner) Halifax HX324
  • TW Hill (Pilot) Halifax HX317
  • JJ Jagger (Pilot) Halifax HX324
  • DH Kent (Navigator) Halifax LV787
  • DA MacGregor (Air Bomber) Halifax LV787
  • W Percival (Flight Engineer) Halifax HX324
  • NJ Rapere (Air Gunner) Halifax HX324
  • LGW Watts (Air Gunner) Halifax LV787

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23rd January

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25th January

We Remember:

  • HAW Jolly (Wireless Operator)
  • FW Saunders (Pilot) Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 B256

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26th January

We Remember:

  • RN Williams (Pilot) Boeing B-29 [Washington] WF495
  • AK Passmore (Pilot) Boeing B-29 [Washington] WF495
  • RA Kirkland (Navigator) Boeing B-29 [Washington] WF495
  • MJ Kennell (Navigator) Boeing B-29 [Washington] WF495
  • GW Clamp (Signaller) Boeing B-29 [Washington] WF495
  • B Noble (Engineer) Boeing B-29 [Washington] WF495
  • G Johnston (Gunner) Boeing B-29 [Washington] WF495

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27th January

We Remember:

  • SG Connolly (Pilot) Fairey Gordon K1776
  • PV Edwards (Passenger) Fairey Gordon K1776
  • F Campling (Passenger) Fairey Gordon K1776

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29th January

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30th January

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31st January

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2nd February

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3rd February

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4th February

We Remember:

  • AE Johnson (Pilot) Lancaster ME334
  • GB Thomas (Navigator) Lancaster ME334
  • H Coulton (Air Bomber) Lancaster ME334
  • RM Jenkins (Wireless Operator) Lancaster ME334
  • R Neale (Air Gunner) Lancaster ME334
  • DF Hadland (Air Gunner) Lancaster ME334
  • CA Butler (Flight Engineer) Lancaster ME334

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7th February

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10th February

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13th February

We Remember:

  • WJ Freeman (Air Gunner) Halifax W7885

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15th February

We Remember:

  • CF Blundell (Pilot) Halifax LV861
  • RVM Daniels (Air Gunner) Halifax LV861
  • JE Pogonowski (Air Gunner) Halifax LV861
  • LA Hazell (Flight Engineer) Halifax LV861

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16th February

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17th February

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18th February

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19th February

We Remember:

  • JS Gregory (Pilot) Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 B3305
  • HH Wilson (Observer) Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 B3305
  • K Knight (Air Gunner) Halifax HX325
  • G Forman (Flight Engineer) Halifax LV793
  • WH McCormick (Air Gunner) Halifax LV793
  • AF POYNTON (Air Gunner) Halifax LV793
  • R Wright (Wireless Operator) Halifax LV793
  • R Booth (Air Bomber) Halifax LV834
  • G Carrell (Air Gunner) Halifax LV834
  • TD Henderson (Wireless Operator) Halifax LV834
  • RVJ Jones (Pilot) Halifax LV834
  • JW Warren (Air Gunner) Halifax LV834
  • KG McAlpine (Pilot) Halifax LV864
  • D Sinclair (Air Gunner) Halifax LV864
  • GW Traylor (Navigator) Halifax LV864

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20th February

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21st February

We Remember:

  • BW Golden (Air Gunner) Lancaster ME335
  • FWG Tropman (Pilot) Lancaster ME367

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24th February

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26th February

We Remember:

  • W Woodward

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28th February

We Remember:

  • GAM Webster (Pilot) Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 B5775
  • CF Witt (Observer) Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 B5775

Losses and Incidents:


1st March

We Remember:

  • PC Elliott (Pilot) Halifax W7877
  • RV Ledger (Navigator) Halifax W7877
  • GS Sloman (Wireless Operator) Halifax W7877
  • D Kelly (Air Gunner) Halifax W7877
  • TN Sankey (Air Gunner) Halifax W7877
  • SLC Watt (Flight Engineer) Halifax W7877

Losses and Incidents:


5th March

We Remember:

  • F Watson (Pilot) Lancaster ME333
  • KS Smith (Navigator) Lancaster ME333
  • SO Scott (Air Bomber) Lancaster ME333
  • LG Holland (Wireless Operator) Lancaster ME333
  • PJ Pentelow (Air Gunner) Lancaster ME333
  • VA Roe (Air Gunner) Lancaster ME333
  • G Cross (Flight Engineer) Lancaster ME333

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6th March

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8th March

We Remember:

  • JH Brown (Pilot) Halifax W7851
  • P Flynn (Air Gunner) Halifax W7851
  • SS Vinicombe (Air Gunner) Halifax W7851

Losses and Incidents:


9th March

We Remember:

  • CCW Ganly (Pilot) Halifax R9450
  • PV Barthel (2nd Pilot) Halifax R9450
  • CE Johnson (Observer) Halifax R9450
  • G Cartwright (WOP / Air Gunner) Halifax R9450
  • RJG Jones (WOP / Air Gunner) Halifax R9450
  • RM Mules (Air Gunner) Halifax R9450
  • AT Bennett (Flight Engineer) Halifax R9450

Losses and Incidents:


10th March

We Remember:

  • R Lucas (2nd Pilot) Halifax L9489
  • ER Arnold (Observer) Halifax L9489
  • S Broadhurst (WOP / Air Gunner) Halifax L9489
  • AE Cooper (Air Gunner) Halifax L9489

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12th March

We Remember:

  • AR Hermels (Pilot) Bristol Blenheim L8845

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13th March

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15th March

We Remember:

  • JWS Burden (Navigator) Lancaster ND708
  • G Bagnall (Wireless Operator) Lancaster ND708
  • AH Weller (Air Gunner) Lancaster ND708

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16th March

We Remember:

  • G Wenden (Pilot) Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 A2731

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17th March

We Remember:

  • TSt.CG Taylor (Pilot) Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 B5825
  • A Warren (Observer) Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 B5825

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18th March

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21st March

We Remember:

  • R Peacock
  • CA Uren

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22nd March

We Remember:

  • F Haigh (Wireless Operator) Lancaster ND645
  • MR Hunter (Air Gunner) Lancaster ND645
  • A Simpson (Flight Engineer) Lancaster ND645
  • EH Williams (Navigator) Lancaster ND645
  • EG Fidler (Navigator) Lancaster ND649
  • KE Harris (Flight Engineer) Lancaster ND649
  • FJ Marriott (Air Gunner) Lancaster ND649
  • WF Martin (Wireless Operator) Lancaster ND649
  • W Rose (Air Bomber) Lancaster ND649
  • WM Smith (Air Gunner) Lancaster ND649
  • JCK Webb (Pilot) Lancaster ND649

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23rd March

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24th March

We Remember:

  • RA Brewington (Wireless Operator) Lancaster ND597
  • CJ Dineen (Flight Engineer) Lancaster ND597
  • RT Fitzgerald (Pilot) Lancaster ND597
  • JF Savage (Navigator) Lancaster ND597
  • FK Smith (Air Gunner) Lancaster ND597

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25th March

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26th March

We Remember:

  • JB Coward

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27th March

We Remember:

  • HJ Espy (Pilot) Halifax W7907
  • GC Dynes (Navigator) Halifax W7907
  • JH Naylor (Air Bomber) Halifax W7907
  • RC Smith (Wireless Operator) Halifax W7907
  • C Pattison (Air Gunner) Halifax W7907
  • GH Yeates (Air Gunner) Halifax W7907
  • RAH Thomas (Flight Engineer) Halifax W7907

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28th March

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29th March

We Remember:

  • RH Wild

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30th March

We Remember:

  • JPB Buckley (WOP/AG) Halifax R9438
  • JB Bushby (Pilot) Halifax R9438
  • R Meredith (Flight Engineer) Halifax R9438
  • AJ Peach (2nd Pilot) Halifax R9438
  • GNE Powell (Observer) Halifax R9438
  • ML Usher (WOP/AG) Halifax R9438
  • JA Wood (Air Gunner) Halifax R9438
  • WB Archibald (Pilot) Halifax R9496
  • D Francis (Air Gunner) Halifax R9496
  • AM McLaren (WOP/AG) Halifax R9496
  • GHG Murray (Observer) Halifax R9496
  • LJ Nelmes (2nd Pilot) Halifax R9496
  • S Palmer (Flight Engineer) Halifax R9496
  • JF Staff (WOP/AG) Halifax R9496
  • PG Brown (2nd Pilot) Halifax W1015
  • DGJ Campbell (WOP/AG) Halifax W1015
  • M Cohen (Air Gunner) Halifax W1015
  • JB Dunlop (Flight Engineer) Halifax W1015
  • LE Goodrum (Observer) Halifax W1015
  • ET Meade (WOP/AG) Halifax W1015
  • GH Steinhauer (Pilot) Halifax W1015

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31st March

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1st April

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2nd April

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3rd April

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4th April

We Remember:

  • TB Wiltshire

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6th April

We Remember:

  • JD Stein (Pilot) Bristol Blenheim P6918

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7th April

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8th April

We Remember:

  • MMVL Muller (Pilot) Lancaster NG440
  • H Cobb (Navigator) Lancaster NG440
  • PBO Ranalow (Air Bomber) Lancaster NG440
  • JL Vickery (2nd Air Bomber) Lancaster NG440
  • TB Robinson (Wireless Operator) Lancaster NG440
  • RC Webster (Air Gunner) Lancaster NG440
  • AC Barr (Flight Engineer) Lancaster NG440

Losses and Incidents:


9th April

We Remember:

  • RJ Bordiss (Pilot) Lancaster ND701
  • LM Talbot (Navigator) Lancaster ND701

Losses and Incidents:


10th April

We Remember:

  • JH Shooter (Observer) Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 D5011
  • VR Matthews (Navigator) Halifax DT806
  • SJ Knight (Air Gunner) Halifax DT806
  • RA Nason (Air Gunner) Halifax DT806
  • AC Beddoe (Flight Engineer) Halifax DT806

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11th April

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12th April

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14th April

We Remember:

  • MAE Bradford (Air Gunner) Halifax HR678
  • F Hay (Wireless Operator [or Air Gunner]) Halifax HR678
  • R Wheatley (Observer / Navigator) Halifax HR678
  • RE Wilkes (Pilot) Halifax HR678
  • WG Reynolds (Flight Engineer) Lancaster PB377

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15th April

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16th April

We Remember:

  • G Cruickshank (Navigator) Halifax W7873
  • JR Martyn (Air Bomber) Halifax W7873
  • C Bourne (Air Gunner) Halifax W7873
  • JW Young (Air Gunner) Halifax W7873

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19th April

We Remember:

  • ND Scott

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20th April

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21st April

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23rd April

We Remember:

  • FH Reynell (Pilot) Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 A2709
  • S Barne (Observer) Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 A2709

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24th April

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25th April

We Remember:

  • AE Williams (Pilot) Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 C8552
  • N Bowden (Observer) Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 C8552

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26th April

We Remember:

  • WE Crawford (Air Gunner) Lancaster ND734
  • HF Anthony

27th April

We Remember:

  • GG Foulkes (Navigator) Lancaster ND759
  • HA Booth (Flight Engineer) Halifax W1020
  • GJP Henry (Observer) Halifax W1020
  • FWG Hill (Air Gunner) Halifax W1020
  • MRM Pooles (Pilot) Halifax W1020
  • DE Rarity (WOP/AG) Halifax W1020
  • A Wilstrop (WOP/AG) Halifax W1020

Losses and Incidents:


28th April

We Remember:

  • CF Russell (WOP/AG]) Halifax W1053
  • AB Columbine (Observer) Halifax W7656
  • AWS Evans (WOP/AG) Halifax W7656

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29th April

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2nd May

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3rd May

We Remember:

  • FF Essam (Pilot) Fairey Gordon K2626
  • JT Read (Passenger) Fairey Gordon K2626
  • TR Newton (Passenger) Fairey Gordon K2626
  • C Elton (Pilot) Lancaster ND643
  • JH Ferguson (Navigator) Lancaster ND643
  • RGS Russell (Air Bomber) Lancaster ND643
  • KA Oswald (Wireless Operator) Lancaster ND643
  • JT Fenton (Air Gunner) Lancaster ND643
  • HJ Norman (Air Gunner) Lancaster ND643
  • AR Tranter (Flight Engineer) Lancaster ND643

Losses and Incidents:


4th May

We Remember:

  • FR Beech (Flight Engineer) Halifax DT489
  • JAG Cobb (Pilot) Halifax DT489
  • SA Coles (Air Bomber) Halifax DT489
  • JD Collinge (Wireless Operator) Halifax DT489
  • CH Fisher (Air Gunner) Halifax DT489
  • SEA Russell (Navigator) Halifax DT489

Losses and Incidents:


5th May

We Remember:

  • Gerald Louis Cooper (Pilot) Fairey Battle K9469
  • John Sweeney (Passenger) Fairey Battle K9469
  • John Frederick Tompkins (Passenger) Fairey Battle K9469

Losses and Incidents:


6th May

We Remember:

  • KW Bonnar (2nd Pilot) Halifax W1050
  • JAG Firth (WOP/AG) Halifax W1050
  • JN Hindle (Flight Engineer) Halifax W1050
  • NH Hood (WOP/AG) Halifax W1050
  • JT Stanworth (Air Gunner) Halifax W1050
  • T Nainby (Air Gunner) Lancaster ND734 [see 26/04/1944]

Losses and Incidents


8th May

We Remember:

  • AG Boam (Air Bomber) Lancaster ME620
  • RC Clark (Navigator) Lancaster ME620
  • H Dale (Air Gunner) Lancaster ME620
  • JC Kemp (Pilot) Lancaster ME620
  • LA Lewis (Wireless Operator) Lancaster ME620
  • DC Rhodes (Air Gunner) Lancaster ME620

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9th May

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10th May

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11th May

We Remember:

  • KH Marloth (Airfield Attack)
  • HH Meeson (Airfield Attack)

Losses and Incidents


12th May

We Remember:

  • DJ Richards (Air Gunner) Halifax DT801
  • RC Sawyer (Air Bomber) Halifax DT801
  • HG Sharp

Losses and Incidents


13th May

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15th May

We Remember:

  • A Dale (Airfield Attack) [see 11/05/1941]

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16th May

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17th May

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18th May

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19th May

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20th May

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21st May

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22nd May

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23rd May

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24th May

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25th May

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27th May

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29th May

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2nd June

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4th June

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5th June

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6th June

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7th June


8th June


9th June


11th June


12th June


13th June


14th June


15th June


16th June


19th June


20th June


21st June


22nd June


23rd June


24th June


25th June


26th June


28th June

We Remember:

  • Beveridge GT (Pilot) Halifax HR812
  • Carey LE (Flight Engineer) Halifax HR812
  • Cobb NA (Pilot) Halifax HR850
  • Compton FC (Air Gunner) Halifax HR812
  • Hughes W (Air Gunner) Halifax HR812

Losses and Incidents:


29th June

We Remember:

  • J Gitsham (Pilot) FK8 D5051
  • L Wadsworth (Observer) FK8 D5051

Losses and Incidents:


30th June

We Remember:

  • Davie AJ (WOP/AG]) Halifax L9499
  • Dunn R (Air Gunner) Halifax L9499
  • Hancock L (2nd Pilot) Halifax L9499
  • Hares RN (WOP/AG) Halifax L9499
  • Ingham P (Flight Engineer) Halifax L9499
  • Robison TDI (Pilot) Halifax L9499
  • Simpson AU (WOP/AG) Halifax L9501

Losses and Incidents:


1st July

We Remember:

  • Lt RJ Fitzgerald (Observer) Bristol F.2 Fighter C4849

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2nd July

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3rd July

We Remember:

  • Bowring RAH (Air Gunner) Halifax HR673
  • Cox AG (Navigator) Halifax HR673
  • Jolly J (Wireless Operator) Halifax HR673
  • Lissner PR (Air Bomber) Halifax HR673
  • Milne DH (Pilot) Halifax HR673
  • Smith TRM (Flight Engineer) Halifax HR673
  • Wolstencroft K (Air Gunner) Halifax HR673

Losses and Incidents:


4th July

We Remember:

  • Burt PR (Air Bomber) Lancaster ND846
  • Cooke JG (Air Gunner) Lancaster ND731
  • Cranswick AP (Pilot) Lancaster ND846
  • Davies EM (Air Gunner) Lancaster ND846
  • Erickson C (Flight Engineer) Lancaster ND846
  • Kille RH (Navigator) Lancaster ND846
  • Lambert GF (Pilot) Lancaster ND731
  • O’Connell FE (Air Gunner) Lancaster ND731
  • Round FD (Wireless Operator) Lancaster ND731
  • Taylor ACM (Air Bomber / Set Operator) Lancaster ND846
  • Wood AH (Air Gunner) Lancaster ND846

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6th July

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7th July

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8th July

We Remember:

  • NEH Coleman (Air Gunner) Halifax L9521
  • AE Hammond (WOP / Air Gunner) Halifax L9521
  • TA Parkes (Flight Engineer) Halifax L9521

Also GD Barry (Observer) Halifax L9521 who died as a POW on  25th April 1945.

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9th July

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11th July

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12th July

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13th July

We Remember:

  • EW Saywell (Pilot) Halifax HR819
  • FW Whittaker (Navigator) Halifax HR819
  • ER Moore (Air Bomber) Halifax HR819
  • SF Hughes (Air Gunner) Halifax HR819
  • FF Ward (Air Gunner) Halifax HR819
  • J Marsh (Flight Engineer) Halifax HR819
  • RF Casey (Pilot) Halifax W1154
  • JC Williams (Flight Engineer) Halifax W1154

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15th July

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16th July

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17th July

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19th July

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20th July

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21st July

We Remember:

  • TC Murray (Pilot)
  • H Hibbert (Air Bomber)
  • PM Thurgood (Observer)
  • HR Giddens (WOP / Air Gunner)
  • SA Keen (Air Gunner)
  • WW Craig (Air Gunner)
  • AT Wharfe (Flight Engineer)

Also, A Roebuck and W McBurney, Army NCO’s, who were “being carried extra to orders”

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22nd July

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24th July

We Remember:

  • PG Bolton (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner) Halifax L9524
  • S Brook (Flight Engineer) Lancaster NE175
  • GG Esnouf (2nd Pilot) Halifax L9527
  • CA Godwin (Pilot) Halifax L9527
  • JP Graham (Navigator) Lancaster NE175
  • IE Hurley (Air Bomber) Lancaster NE175
  • DS Jones (Wireless Operator) Lancaster NE175
  • JM Miller (Air Gunner) Lancaster NE175
  • AS Morton (Pilot) Lancaster NE175
  • CH Newstead (Flight Engineer) Halifax L9527
  • RT Rudlin (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner) Halifax L9527
  • GP Rudston
  • SHJ Shirley (Air Gunner) Halifax L9527
  • HW Stone (Air Gunner) Halifax L9511
  • J Webster (Air Gunner) Lancaster NE175

Losses and Incidents:


25th July

We Remember:

  • WA Allsopp (Air Gunner) Halifax W1147
  • RA Bates (Air Gunner) Halifax L9507
  • HEV Bruce (Air Gunner) Halifax W1147
  • RV Collinge (Observer) Halifax L9507
  • ERPS Cooper (Pilot) Halifax L9507
  • JMR Cruickshank (2nd Pilot) Halifax L9507
  • JF Day (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner) Halifax W1147
  • CE Evans (Observer) Halifax W1147
  • GM Galbraith (Air Gunner) Halifax JB787
  • AJ Heller (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner) Halifax L9507
  • DE Killick (Flight Engineer) Halifax JB787
  • JE Maple (Pilot) Halifax W1147
  • DJ Mennie (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner) Halifax L9507
  • NAJ Pearce (Observer / Navigator) Halifax JB787
  • T Price (Wireless Operator) Halifax JB787
  • DM Ross (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner) Halifax W1147
  • E Short (Flight Engineer) Halifax L9507

Also remembering A McAllan, RM Williams, JW McKenzie, W Mitchell, RW Castell, ES Mulcahy and LA Saunders who were killed as a result of a bomb explosion at RAF Graveley

Losses and Incidents:


26th July

We Remember:

  • JL Graham (Air Gunner) Halifax W7760
  • DA Holliger (Navigator) Halifax W7760
  • FW Huntley (Flight Engineer) Halifax W7760
  • HGLeB Packenham-Walsh (Air Gunner) Halifax W7760
  • NM Rattray (Air Bomber) Halifax W7760
  • PH Smith (Pilot) Halifax W7760

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28th July

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29th July

We Remember:

  • DJ Anderson (Air Bomber) Halifax HR906
  • CF Andrew (Air Gunner) Halifax HR851
  • EC Fox (Flight Engineer) Halifax HR906
  • CD Hughes (Air Bomber) Halifax HR851
  • RG Perrett (Air Gunner) Halifax HR906
  • HC Pexton (Pilot) Halifax HR851
  • WJ Spence (Wireless Operator) Halifax HR906
  • R Spooner (Pilot) Halifax HR906
  • WDR Walters (Air Gunner) Halifax HR851
  • R Webb (Air Gunner) Halifax HR906
  • EFJ Willis (Flight Engineer) Halifax HR851

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31st July

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1st August

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2nd August

We Remember:

  • DWM Archer (Air Bomber) Halifax HR863
  • AAC Bedward (Navigator) Halifax HR863
  • RC Davies (Air Gunner) Halifax HR863
  • SC McKiernan (Wireless Operator) Halifax HR863
  • H Pickup (Flight Engineer) Halifax HR863
  • E Solomon (Pilot) Halifax HR863

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6th August

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8th August

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9th August

We Remember:

  • AP Bowker (Wireless Operator) Halifax HR908
  • WR Pallister (Air Gunner) Halifax HR908
  • A Sunley (Air Gunner) Halifax HR908
  • HL Temple (Air Bomber) Halifax HR908

Losses and Incidents:


10th August

We Remember:

  • J Fiddler (Flight Engineer) Halifax HR861
  • R Hamblin (Air Gunner) Halifax HR861
  • WG Jackett (Air Gunner) Halifax HR861

Losses and Incidents:


11th August

Losses and Incidents:


12th August

Losses and Incidents:


13th August

Losses and Incidents:


14th August

We Remember:

  • WL Berry (Air Gunner) Halifax L9500
  • JAA Cox (WOP / Air Gunner) Halifax L9500
  • MG Garner (2nd Pilot) Halifax L9500
  • R Lisle (Pilot) Halifax L9500
  • HT McQuigg (Flight Engineer) Halifax L9500
  • JJ Rogers (WOP / Air Gunner) Halifax L9500
  • KR Sewell (Observer) Halifax L9500

Losses and Incidents:


15th August

Losses and Incidents:


16th August

We Remember:

  • RW Griffiths (Air Gunner) Halifax HR880
  • PA Haggarty (Pilot) Halifax HR880
  • GC Mutch (Flight Engineer) Halifax HR880
  • AHJ Sumner (Air Gunner) Halifax HR880
  • MJA White (Air Bomber) Halifax HR880

Losses and Incidents:


17th August

We Remember:

  • SA Baldwin (Air Bomber) Halifax HR862
  • AJ Perkins (Navigator) Halifax HR862
  • PR Raggett (Pilot) Halifax HR862
  • V Webster (Flight Engineer) Halifax HR862
  • DS Wood (Air Gunner) Halifax HR862

Losses and Incidents:


18th August

We Remember:

  • PJ Quinn
  • AJO Leo (Air Gunner) Halifax W1226 [subsequently killed by friendly fire whilst POW]

Losses and Incidents:


19th August

Losses and Incidents:


20th August

Losses and Incidents:


21st August

Losses and Incidents:


22nd August

Losses and Incidents:


23rd August

We Remember:

  • AE Arter (Pilot) Halifax JB786
  • TD Bishop (Air Gunner) Halifax HR846
  • OL Bliss (Air Gunner) Halifax HR928
  • D Burke (Flight Engineer) Halifax HR928
  • JJ Butler (Air Gunner) Halifax JB786
  • EG Cooper (Flight Engineer) Halifax JB786
  • WD Craig (Air Gunner) Halifax HR928
  • MCX Mack (Navigator) Halifax HR928
  • WPM McIntosh (Air Bomber) Halifax HR928
  • RW Nixon (Wireless Operator) Halifax HR928
  • BV Robinson (Station Commander) Halifax HR928
  • RC Tucker (Navigator) Halifax HR846
  • H Webster (Pilot) Halifax HR928

Losses and Incidents:


24th August

We Remember:

  • JB Anderson (WOP / AG) Halifax L9572
  • WN Collins (Flight Engineer) Halifax L9572
  • J Fuller (WOP / AG) Halifax L9572
  • FE Gardiner (Pilot) Halifax W7765
  • AAS Heggie (Observer) Halifax L9572
  • VM Markham (Air Gunner) Halifax L9572
  • J McGregor-Cheers (Pilot) Halifax L9572
  • TP McHale (2nd Pilot) Halifax L9572
  • WP Ryan (Wireless Operator) Halifax W7765

Losses and Incidents:


25th August

We Remember:

The civilians that were killed at Gander airfield as a consequence of the enforced landing of Lancaster B1 (FE) TW870

Losses and Incidents:


26th August

We Remember:

  • JA Bowen (Air Gunner) Lancaster PA971
  • RN Collins (Air Gunner) Lancaster PA971
  • JD Johnston
  • DL Knobloch (Pilot) Lancaster PA971
  • J Maule (Navigator) Lancaster PA971
  • FHT McNally (Air Bomber) Lancaster PA971
  • RG Pain (Wireless Operator) Lancaster PA971
  • JW Street (Flight Engineer) Lancaster PA971
  • AEJ Thorne (Set Operator) Lancaster PA971

Losses and Incidents:


27th August

Losses and Incidents:


28th August

We Remember:

  • AEC Adkins (Pilot) Halifax L9501
  • AF Birley (Navigator) Halifax W7676
  • MW Booth (Flight Engineer) Halifax W7676
  • H Brelsford (Observer) Halifax L9501
  • GF Bush (Flight Engineer) Halifax W7700
  • A Cook (Observer) Halifax W7700
  • GA Doman (Air Gunner) Halifax W7676
  • AE Grounsell (Wireless Operator) Halifax W7676
  • KA Higgs (Air Bomber) Halifax W7676
  • FW Hill (Flight Engineer) Halifax L9501
  • DA John (Pilot) Halifax W7676
  • AJ Manning (WOP / Air Gunner]) Halifax L9501
  • HS McCartney (Air Gunner) Halifax W7700
  • CJ Pearson (2nd Pilot) Halifax L9501
  • GJ Phillips (WOP / Air Gunner) Halifax W7700
  • A Priestley (Air Gunner) Halifax W7676
  • MF Robbins (WOP / Air Gunner]) Halifax W7700
  • AW Rose (Air Gunner) Halifax L9501
  • FJ Taylor (Pilot) Halifax W7700
  • H Thompson (WOP / Air Gunner]) Halifax L9501
  • PW Tucker-Feltham (Air Gunner) Halifax W7700

Losses and Incidents:


29th August

We Remember:

  • M Boyd (Pilot) Armstrong-Whitworth FK3 6201

Losses and Incidents:


1st September

Losses and Incidents:


2nd September

We Remember:

  • JPB Cushion (Observer) Halifax L9560
  • DS Fraser (Pilot) Halifax L9560
  • R James (Pilot) Halifax L9508
  • D Slater (WOP / AG) Halifax L9560
  • AH Stroud (WOP / AG) Halifax L9560
  • N Willingham (Flight Engineer) Halifax L9560
  • JK Young (WOP / AG) Halifax L9508

Losses and Incidents:


4th September

Losses and Incidents:


7th September

We Remember:

  • I Jackson (Air Gunner) Halifax L9504

Losses and Incidents:


9th September

Losses and Incidents:


10th September

Losses and Incidents:


11th September

We Remember:

  • G Bradburn (Pilot) Lancaster ND702
  • AT Britchford (Wireless Operator) Lancaster ND702
  • FJ Feakins (Air Gunner) Lancaster ND702
  • DC Prior (Flight Engineer) Lancaster ND702
  • J White (Air Bomber) Lancaster ND702

Losses and Incidents:


12th September

We Remember:

  • D Campbell (Pilot) Lancaster PB308
  • FH Davidson (Air Gunner) Lancaster PB308
  • DA Foster (Wireless Operator) Lancaster ND691
  • KB Freer (Air Bomber) Lancaster ND691
  • P Froud (Air Gunner) Lancaster ND691
  • PC Granger (Pilot) Lancaster ND691
  • FR Harmsworth-Smith (Flight Engineer) Lancaster PB308
  • HEH Healas (Navigator) Lancaster ND691
  • HWF Howe (Air Gunner) Lancaster ND691
  • WJ Mintjens (Wireless Operator) Lancaster PB308
  • J Murgatroyd (Flight Engineer) Lancaster ND691
  • JW Robinson (Air Gunner) Lancaster PB308
  • JR Rosser (Navigator) Lancaster PB308
  • R Toomer (Air Bomber) Lancaster PB308

Losses and Incidents:


14th September

Losses and Incidents:


15th September

We Remember:

  • HS Brown (Pilot) Halifax L9503

Losses and Incidents:


16th September

We Remember:

  • JE Phillips (Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 D5146)
  • RV Hepburn (Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 D5146)

Losses and Incidents:


17th September

Losses and Incidents:


18th September

We Remember:

  • MC Sonnenberg (Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 F7395)
  • J Clarke (Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 F7395)

Losses and Incidents:


19th September

We Remember:

  • AJ Child (Navigator) Halifax W7657
  • RL Leith-Hay-Clark (Navigator) Halifax W7657
  • JH Marks (Navigator) Halifax W7657

Losses and Incidents:


20th September

We Remember:

  • Chief Technician W. Bawley (Marham Bomb Explosion)

Losses and Incidents:


21st September

Losses and Incidents:


22nd September

Losses and Incidents:


24th September

Losses and Incidents:


25th September

Losses and Incidents:


26th September

We Remember:

  • JWM Bevan (Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 B242)

Losses and Incidents:


27th September

We Remember:

  • AV Forsyth (Air Gunner) Halifax HR907
  • AT Tuck (Air Gunner) Halifax HR907

Losses and Incidents:


28th September

Losses and Incidents:


29th September

Losses and Incidents:


30th September

Losses and Incidents:


3rd October

We Remember:

  • JM Brown (Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 F3475)
  • A Gilchrist (Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 F3475)
  • CS Booker (Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 F7383)

Losses and Incidents:


4th October

We Remember:

  • LA Higgs (Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 F7402) [Died of his wounds 07/10/1918]

Losses and Incidents:


5th October

We Remember:

  • RDW Carrington (Air Gunner) Halifax W1047
  • W Chester (Air Bomber) Halifax W1047
  • W Gorman (Wireless Operator) Halifax W1047
  • H Johnson (Navigator) Halifax W1047
  • JG Kerry (Pilot) Halifax W1047
  • WT Palmer (Flight Engineer) Halifax W1047
  • PR Parsons (Air Gunner) Halifax W1047

Losses and Incidents:


8th October

Losses and Incidents:


10th October

Losses and Incidents:


12th October

Losses and Incidents:


13th October

Losses and Incidents:


14th October

Losses and Incidents:


15th October

Losses and Incidents:


16th October

Losses and Incidents:


17th October

Losses and Incidents:


18th October

We Remember:

  • E Hildreth (Royal Aircraft Factory RE7 2207)

Losses and Incidents:


19th October

We Remember:

  • RFJ Bright (Air Bomber) Lancaster ND755
  • RW Brown (Pilot) Lancaster ND755
  • JAC Clarke (Navigator) Lancaster ND755
  • C Johnson (Flight Engineer) Lancaster ND755
  • EJ Kiely (Air Gunner) Lancaster ND755
  • A Linton (Wireless Operator) Lancaster ND755
  • FDT Phillips (Air Gunner) Lancaster ND755
  • D Thompson (Set Operator) Lancaster ND755

Losses and Incidents:


20th October

We Remember:

  • Sgt Moon (Pilot) Vickers Wellesley K7738
  • Sgt Hedley, Vickers Wellesley K7738
  • A/C Nunn, Vickers Wellesley K7738

Losses and Incidents:


22nd October

We Remember:

  • AR Brace (Air Gunner) Halifax HR926
  • RS Kift (Air Gunner) Halifax HR926

Losses and Incidents:


23rd October

We Remember:

  • R Colligan

Losses and Incidents:


24th October

Losses and Incidents:


25th October

Losses and Incidents:


26th October

Losses and Incidents:


27th October

We Remember:

  • EMS Kearney (Observer) Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 E8838
  • EJ Richardson (Observer) Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 F7491

Losses and Incidents:


28th October

We Remember:

  • A Bevin (Air Gunner) Lancaster PB612
  • E Daley (Air Bomber) Lancaster PB612
  • O Flaaten (Wireless Operator) Lancaster PB612
  • F Haagensen (Set Operator) Lancaster PB612
  • JFP Harper (Flight Engineer) Lancaster PB612
  • SJ Hausvik (Pilot) Lancaster PB612
  • L Jackson (Air Gunner) Lancaster PB612
  • L Roberts (Navigator) Lancaster PB612

Losses and Incidents:


29th October

We Remember:

  • B Connor (Fairey Battle K9472)
  • EW Looker (Fairey Battle K9472)
  • GAC Rhind (Fairey Battle K9472)

Losses and Incidents:


30th October

Losses and Incidents:


2nd November

Losses and Incidents:


3rd November

Losses and Incidents:


4th November

We Remember:

  • WG Caddick

Losses and Incidents:


5th November

Losses and Incidents:


7th November

We Remember:

  • RMH Stewart
  • ER Thomas (Flight Engineer) Halifax L9603
  • RF Thompson (Air Gunner) Halifax L9603
  • G Whitaker (Pilot) Halifax L9603

Losses and Incidents:


9th November

Losses and Incidents:


10th November

We Remember:

  • AG Claydon

Losses and Incidents:


11th November

We Remember:

  • FG Bell (Air Gunner) Halifax HR985
  • DG Button (Air Gunner) Halifax HR798
  • JM Candlish (2nd Dickie) Halifax HR985
  • JW Harrison (Air Bomber) Halifax HR985
  • LD Hosking (Observer / Navigator) Halifax HR985
  • W Phipps (Flight Engineer) Halifax HR985
  • AJ Thomson (Wireless Operator) Halifax HR985
  • D Wood (Air Gunner) Halifax HR985

Losses and Incidents:


13th November

We Remember:

  • JW Stewart

Losses and Incidents:


14th November

Losses and Incidents:


15th November

Losses and Incidents:


17th November

Losses and Incidents:


18th November

We Remember:

  • ET Baker (Pilot) Halifax HR676
  • NC Blackband (Pilot) Lancaster PB197
  • BJ Healy (Air Gunner) Halifax HX169
  • WG Heatley (Navigator) Lancaster PB197
  • A Penfold (Air Gunner) Halifax HR676
  • GH Redford (Flight Engineer) Lancaster PB197
  • JC Riley (Navigator) Halifax HR676
  • MD Singleton (Air Bomber) Lancaster PB197
  • AL Smith (Air Gunner) Halifax HR676
  • J Smith (Flight Engineer) Halifax HR676
  • CG Stepney (Air Bomber) Halifax HR676
  • SG Watts (Wireless Operator) Lancaster PB197
  • RH Wright (Wireless Operator) Halifax HR676

Losses and Incidents:


20th November

Losses and Incidents:


21st November

Losses and Incidents:


22nd November

We Remember:

  • AA Redman (Pilot) Canberra B.2 WJ615
  • AA Mansell (Navigator) Canberra B.2 WJ615

Losses and Incidents:


23rd November

Losses and Incidents:


24th November

Losses and Incidents:


25th November

We Remember:

  • DAA Swain (Air Gunner) Halifax LW326
  • AJ Wickersham (Wireless Operator) Halifax LW326

We also remember those that died in the explosion at the RAF Graveley bomb site:

  • Roderick Cawthorn Boak
  • Charles Crane
  • Michael Shaw

Losses and Incidents:


27th November

Losses and Incidents:


29th November

We Remember:

  • JM Cruickshank (Flight Engineer) Lancaster PB199
  • JA Mathison (Wireless Operator) Lancaster PB199
  • G Simpson (Navigator) Lancaster PB199
  • JH Thorpe (Pilot) Lancaster PB199
  • W Turnbull (Air Gunner) Lancaster PB199
  • GV Williams (Air Bomber) Lancaster PB199
  • JA Wynn (Air Gunner) Lancaster PB199

Losses and Incidents:


30th November

We Remember:

  • J Collins (Air Gunner) Halifax L9582

Losses and Incidents:


1st December

We Remember:

  • J MacKenzie (Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 B5778)
  • C Hyde (Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 B5778)

Losses and Incidents:


2nd December

We Remember:

  • GW Allso (Wireless Operator [or Air Gunner]) Halifax HR876
  • MJ Day (Air Bomber / Set Operator) Halifax HR876
  • G Høverstad (Pilot) Halifax HX167
  • FC McCubbin (Air Gunner) Halifax HR876
  • G Merrill (Flight Engineer) Halifax HR876
  • DA Richardson (Observer / Navigator) Halifax HR876
  • HV Stinson (Pilot) Halifax HR876
  • RH Wells (Air Gunner) Halifax HR876

Losses and Incidents:


3rd December

We Remember:

  • EA Alliston (Navigator) Halifax LW343
  • FJ Dimond (Air Gunner) Halifax LW343
  • K Holt (Flight Engineer) Halifax LW343
  • JAW McKenzie (Air Gunner) Halifax LW343

Losses and Incidents:


4th December

Losses and Incidents:


5th December

  • AJ Hooper

Losses and Incidents:


6th December

Losses and Incidents:


7th December

Losses and Incidents:


9th December

Losses and Incidents:


10th December

Losses and Incidents:


11th December

We Remember:

  • IR Bell (Observer) Halifax L9600
  • HD Buckley (2nd Pilot) Halifax L9600
  • FW Crocker (WOP/AG) Halifax L9600
  • GL Grigg (Pilot) Halifax L9600
  • RWG Kent (Flight Engineer) Halifax L9600
  • LW Ketteringham (Air Gunner) Halifax L9600
  • MV Wakeling (WOP/AG]) Halifax L9600

Losses and Incidents:


12th December

Losses and Incidents:


13th December

Losses and Incidents:


14th December

We Remember:

  • MJ Creighton (Boeing B-29 [Washington] WF570)
  • DP Ballard (Boeing B-29 [Washington] WF570)
  • TP Crowe (Boeing B-29 [Washington] WF570)
  • WO Hanna (Boeing B-29 [Washington] WF570)

Losses and Incidents:


17th December

Losses and Incidents:


18th December

Losses and Incidents:


19th December

Losses and Incidents:


20th December

We Remember:

  • SCR Mackie (Navigator) Halifax HX270
  • TA Robson (Air Gunner) Halifax HX270
  • JH Wright (Pilot) Halifax HX270

Losses and Incidents:


22nd December

We Remember:

  • L Merrifield
  • JA Denning

Losses and Incidents:


23rd December

We Remember:

  • N Brown (Air Bomber) Lancaster PB683
  • RJ Clarke (Pilot) Lancaster PB678
  • TE Craddock (Air Gunner) Lancaster PB678
  • DR Currie (Navigator) Lancaster PB678
  • JG Faulkner (Navigator) Lancaster PB683
  • AS Fleming (Air Gunner) Lancaster PB683
  • AE Goulding
  • GS Lawson (Pilot) Lancaster PB683
  • JC Mays (Flight Engineer) Lancaster PB678
  • J McGee (Air Gunner) Lancaster PB678
  • RK Norsworthy (Wireless Operator) Lancaster PB678
  • A Sutcliffe (Flight Engineer) Lancaster PB683
  • JW Webb (Air Bomber) Lancaster PB678
  • L White (Air Gunner) Lancaster PB683
  • JS Winter (Wireless Operator) Lancaster PB683

Losses and Incidents:


24th December

We Remember:

  • CL Blundell (Wireless Operator) Lancaster PB366
  • AH Cousins (Air Bomber) Lancaster PB366
  • AT Kenyon (Pilot) Lancaster PB366
  • A Thomas (Navigator) Lancaster PB366
  • L Williams (Flight Engineer) Lancaster PB366
  • CA Winter (Air Gunner) Lancaster PB366
  • RFA Yallop (Air Gunner) Lancaster PB366

Losses and Incidents:


28th December

Losses and Incidents:


29th December

We Remember:

  • GR Davidson (Wireless Operator) Halifax HR986
  • WEC Dillow (Air Gunner) Halifax HR986
  • J Hooson (Navigator) Halifax HR986
  • W Laverick (Flight Engineer) Halifax HR986
  • EJ Stone (Air Bomber) Halifax HR986
  • RC Williams (Pilot) Halifax HR986

Losses and Incidents:


30th December

We Remember:

  • LJP Foster (Observer) Halifax V9979
  • RAF Frew (2nd Pilot) Halifax V9979
  • AS Greenwood (Flight Engineer) Halifax V9979
  • MG Kipling (Air Gunner) Halifax V9979
  • PCG Maflin (WOP/AG) Halifax V9979
  • SA Middleton (Pilot) Halifax V9979
  • JA Orton (WOP/AG) Halifax V9979

Losses and Incidents:


31st December

Losses and Incidents: