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This is a database of AIR81 Records. Courtesy of Paul McMillan. The data is being cross linked to the CWGC DB.. Work in Progress.

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AIR81/1Pilot Officer W J Murphy, Flight Lieutenant W F Barton, Flying Officer H L Emden, Flying Officer H B Lightoller, Flying Officer J F Ross, Aircraftman 1st Class R Evans, Sergeant L R Ward, Sergeant S G M Otty, Corporal J L Ricketts, Aircraftman 2nd Class E Pateman, Sergeant O L D Howells, Aircraftman 1st Class E W Lyon and Sergeant A S Prince: report of deaths. Sergeant G F Booth and Aircraftman 2nd Class L J Slattery: prisoners of war. Pilot Sergeant R C Grossey: missing presumed dead; raid by Blenheims N6199, N6184, N6186, N6189 and N6240 on Wilhelmshaven, 4 September 1939. Note: With identity discsC14141980
AIR81/2Sergeant D E Jarvis, Acting Sergeant B G Walton, Flight Sergeant A J Turner, Aircraftman 2nd Class G T Brocking and Aircraftman 2nd Class K G Day: report of deaths; raid by Wellington L5275 on Brunsbuttel, 4 September 1939.C14141981
AIR81/3Pilot Officer L H Edwards: prisoner of war. Leading Aircraftman J Quilter, Sergeant A O Heslop and Aircraftman 1st Class G Sheffield: missing presumed dead; Anson K6183 failed to return from patrol over the North Sea, 5 September 1939.C14141982
AIR81/4Flight Sergeant I E M Borley, Sergeant G Miller, Corporal G W Park, Aircraftman First Class H Dore and Aircraftman Second Class R Henderson: missing presumed dead; Wellington L4268 failed to return from a raid on Kiel Canal, 4 September 1939.C14141983
AIR81/5Pilot Officer M L Hulton-Harrop: report of death; Hurricane L1985. Pilot Officer F C Rose: uninjured; Hurricane L1980 forced to land near Ipswich, 6 September 1939.C14141984
AIR81/6Pilot Officer F C Rose: uninjured; Hurricane L1980 forced to land near Ipswich, 6 September 1939.C14141985
AIR81/7Aircraftsman 1st Class G Slade: report of death; mine explosion at Hebron, Palestine, 4 September 1939.C14141986
AIR81/8Flight Sergeant F H Stubbs: injured. Leading Aircraftman E M Mould: uninjured; Hardy K5915 attacked by an armed Arab gang whilst on a reconnaissance flight outside Haifa, 3 September 1939.C14141987
AIR81/9Pilot Officer A B Thompson, Squadron Leader S S Murray, Aircraftman 1st Class S A Burry, Aircraftman 1st Class P F Pacey and Sergeant C A Hill: prisoners of war; Whitley K8950 forced to land in Germany, 9 September 1939.C14141988
AIR81/10Acting Flight Lieutenant W C G Cogman, Pilot Officer A W Mack, Sergeant G T Henry, Aircraftman 1st Class A Steel and Corporal S R Wood: prisoners of war; Whitley L8985 forced to land in Belgium, 9 September 1939.C14141989
AIR81/11Pilot Officer D S M Burrell: report of death; Anson K6317 in an attack on an enemy flying boat, 19 September 1939.C14141990
AIR81/12HMS Courageous: sank with RAF personnel on board, 17 September 1939.C14141991
AIR81/13Flying Officer R C Gravely: injured. Aircraftman 1st Class D J John and Sergeant W S Everett: report of deaths; Battle K9242 in action over France, 20 September 1939.C14141992
AIR81/14Flight Sergeant D A Page, Sergeant A W Eggington and Aircraftman 1st Class E Radford: report of deaths; Battle K9245 action over France, 20 September 1939.C14141993
AIR81/15Acting Wing Commander I M Cameron, Sergeant T C Hammond and Aircraftman 1st Class T Fullerton: report of deaths; Blenheim N6212 shot down near Osnabruck, 28 September 1939. Note: With photographsC14141994
AIR81/16Flying Officer D A Strachan, Sergeant W M Gunn and Aircraftman 1st Class J Bateson: missing presumed dead; Blenheim N606 failed to return from a reconnaissance flight near Munster, Germany, 28 September 1939.C14141995
AIR81/17Sergeant R E Herd: report of death. Wing Commander J C Cunningham, Sergeant A E C Povey, Sergeant N M Kirkus, Sergeant H H Turner, Aircraftman 1st Class J Anthony, Sergeant W H Stephens, Sergeant C B Sproston, Aircraftman 1st Class A Wilson, Flying Officer N C Beck, Flying Officer R Turner, Flying Officer J T B Sadler, Flight Sergeant S Williams, Acting Sergeant C G Williams, Aircraftman 2nd Class S Isherwood and Aircraftman 1st Class J W Cumming: missing presumed dead. Aircraftman 1st Class H Liggett, Pilot Officer R D Baughan, Pilot Officer R M Coste and Sergeant R L Galloway: prisoner of war; Hampdens L4127, L4121, L4134, L4126 and L4132 shot down, 30 September 1939.C14141996
AIR81/18Sergeant J H Vickers: report of death from wounds; Battle K9271 in action over France, 27 September 1939.C14141997
AIR81/19Flying Officer J R Hollington, Sergeant R S Pitts: report of deaths. Aircraftman 1st Class A Bathgate and Aircraftman 1st Class G Rout: missing presumed dead; Hudson N7216 failed to return from an operational flight, 30 September 1939.C14141998
AIR81/20Squadron Leader W M L MacDonald: uninjured. Sergeant F H Gardiner and Aircraftman 1st Class A Murcar: injured; Battle K9283; 30 September 1939.C14141999
AIR81/21Sergeant L B Webber: uninjured. Flying Officer F M C Corelli and Aircraftman 1st Class K V Gay: report of deaths; Battle K9387 in air operations in France, 30 September 1939.C14142000
AIR81/22Pilot Officer M A Poulton, Sergeant T A Bates and Aircraftman 2nd Class H E A Rose: injured; Battle N2028 in air operations in France, 30 September 1939.C14142001
AIR81/23Acting Flight Lieutenant A E Hyde-Parker, Aircraftman 1st Class D E Jones: injured. Sergeant W L F Cole: report of death; Battle N2093 in air operations in France, 30 September 1939.C14142002
AIR81/24Pilot Officer J R Saunders, Aircraftman 1st Class D L Thomas report of deaths. Sergeant G J Springett: prisoner of war; Battle K9484 shot down by German anti-aircraft fire, 30 September 1939.C14142003
AIR81/25Flying Officer A C MacLachan: prisoner of war. Aircraftman 2nd Class R V Britton and Sergeant W B Brown: report of deaths; Blenheim N6231 shot down near Petershagen, 1 October 1939. Note: With photographsC14142108
AIR81/26Acting Flight Lieutenant J W Allsop, Pilot Officer A G Salmon, Aircraftman 1st Class J R Bell, Aircraftman 1st Class A F Hill and Leading Aircraftman F Ellison: missing presumed dead; Whitley K9018 in air operations over the North Sea, 2 October 1939.C14142109
AIR81/27Wing Commander H M A Day: prisoner of war. Sergeant E B Hillier and Aircraftman 2nd Class F G Moller: report of deaths; Blenheim L1138 shot down near Ibar Oberstein, 13 October 1939. Note: With identity discC14142110
AIR81/28Pilot Officer K G S Thompson, Sergeant G W Marwood and Aircraftman 2nd Class A Lumsden: report of deaths; Blenheim mark IV N 6160 crashed near Dreiborn, Germany, 13 October 1939. Note: With photographsC14142111
AIR81/29Flying Officer M J Casey, Sergeant A G Fripp and Aircraftman 2nd Class J Nelson: prisoners of war; Blenheim L1141; landed by parachute in Germany, 16 October 1939.C14142112
AIR81/30Flying Officer R Williams: report of death. Flying Officer J Tilsley, Corporal A R Gunton, Sergeant J W Lambert and Leading Aircraftman R E Fletcher: prisoners of war; Whitley K8947 shot down over Germany, 17 October 1939. Note: With photographsC14142113
AIR81/31Squadron Leader C Thripp: missing presumed dead; SS Yorkshire torpedoed on 17 October 1939.C14142114
AIR81/32Acting Pilot Officer A D Baird and Flight Lieutenant G W Garnett: missing presumed dead. Corporal R A Wilson: report of death. Aircraftman 2nd Class J P Smith: wounded; Anson N5204 shot down by Allied aircraft, 27 October 1939. Note: With bulletC14142115
AIR81/33Pilot Officer P E W Walker, Aircraftman 1st Class A B B MacDonald, Aircraftman 1st Class J A Topham, Sergeant R A Bigger and Sergeant G J Burrell: missing presumed dead; Whitley N1258 failed to return from an operational flight, 24 October 1939.C14142116
AIR81/34Aircraftman 2nd Class R J Pickering: injured by anti-aircraft fire; Blenheim N 6224; 30 October 1939.C14142117
AIR81/35Aircraftman 2nd Class B Crann; injured; Blenheim N6236 attacked whilst on a reconnaissance flight, 30 October 1939.C14142118
AIR81/36Pilot Officer W G McCracken, Sergeant S R Mitchell and Aircraftman 1st Class R Smith: report of deaths; Blenheim N6234 shot down near Meppen, Germany, 30 October 1939.C14142119
AIR81/37Flight Lieutenant A A Dilnot, Sergeant E H Crellin and Aircraftman 1st Class J S Burrows: report of deaths; Blenheim L6694 shot down near Malborn, Germany, 30 October 1939.C14142120
AIR81/38Flying Officer D F Elliot, Sergeant K B Crew and Aircraftman 1st Class J A Garrick: report of deaths; Blenheim L1415 failed to return from a reconnaissance flight, 30 October 1939. Note: With photographsC14142121
AIR81/39Aircraftman 1st Class C Wilson: killed in action. Leading Aircraftman A J Saffin, Acting Flight Lieutenant J M H Sinclair, Corporal D D Kane, Pilot Sergeant T E Page and Aircraftman 1st Class J C Lewis: missing presumed dead; London K9686 failed to return from a patrol flight, 3 November 1939.C14142122
AIR81/40Pilot Officer A D Morton, Sergeant G Storr and Aircraftman 1st Class F A Twinning: report of deaths; Blenheim L1145 shot down near St Johann, Germany, 6 November 1939.C14142123
AIR81/41Pilot Officer H R Bewley, Sergeant S McIntyre and Aircraftman 2nd Class T P Adderley: prisoners of war; Blenheim L1325 failed to return from an operational flight, 7 November 1939.C14142124
AIR81/42Pilot Officer R F Martin: interned after Hurricane L1959 landed in Luxembourg, 8 November 1939.C14142125
AIR81/43Pilot Officer G B Mitchell: report of death; Hurricane L1907 failed to return from air operations, 9 November 1939.C14142126
AIR81/44Pilot Officer H J R Dunn: interned; Hurricane L1619 landed near Courtrai, Belgium, 10 November 1939; escaped and rejoined unit on 24 November 1939.C14142127
AIR81/45Squadron Leader J A B Begg , Sergeant R Walsh, Sergeant C Thomas, Aircraftman 1st Class H Laybourne and Aircraftman 1st Class H Taylor: report of deaths; Whitley N1364 crashed near Bouxurelles, France, 10 November 1939.C14142128
AIR81/46Pilot Officer B A Martyr, Sergeant G H B Taylor and Aircraftman 2nd Class D W Barker: missing presumed dead; Blenheim N6145 failed to return from a reconnaissance flight, 11 November 1939.C14142129
AIR81/47Acting Flight Lieutenant R E Mills, Sergeant F W Doodey and Aircraftman 1st Class G J Johnson: missing presumed dead; Blenheim N6150 failed to return from a reconnaissance flight, 11 November 1939.C14142130
AIR81/48Flying Officer Richard Lindsay Glyde: interned; Hurricane 1813 landed near Coxyde (Koksijde), Belgium, 14 November 1939; escaped and rejoined unit on 24 November 1939.C14142131
AIR81/49Squadron Leader W Coope: interned; Hurricane 1628 landed near Le Parme (as recorded on the original document), Belgium, 14 November 1939; escaped and rejoined unit on 24 November 1939.C14142166
AIR81/50Pilot Officer R J Melville-Townsend, Aircraftman 1st Class A N Smith and Pilot Officer M O Howell: Blenheim L6647 crash landed; crew reportedly killed by tribesmen near Irka, Aden, 18 November 1939.C14142167

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