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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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AIR81/3Pilot 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
AIR81/13Flying 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
AIR81/23Acting 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
AIR81/30Flying 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
AIR81/43Pilot Officer G B Mitchell: report of death; Hurricane L1907 failed to return from air operations, 9 November 1939.C14142126
AIR81/53Pilot Officer J H Grimes, Sergeant V D MacMillan, Corporal H J Cockayne and Aircraftman 1st Class J C Bagley: missing presumed dead; Anson K6189 failed to return from an operational flight, 6 December 1939.C14142170
AIR81/63Flying Officer D B Allison, Flying Officer D C E Bailey, Corporal R T Black and Sergeant J B A Turnbull missing presumed dead, Sergeant J A Brister and Leading Aircraftman A G Goodenough: report of deaths; Wellington N2941 failed to return from an operatonal flight, 18 December 1939.C14142180
AIR81/73Sergeant H Ruse, Warrant Officer H A Jones and Sergeant T K May: prisoners of war. Acting Sergeant T W Holley and Corporal F J Taylor: report of deaths; Wellington N2936 force landed in Germany, 18 December 1939.C14141874
AIR81/83Pilot Officer R C Lloyd, Pilot Officer A Barkley, Aircraftman 1st Class R S Morton and Corporal D Turner: missing presumed dead; Hudson N7262 failed to return from a patrol flight, 11 January 1940.C14141905
AIR81/93Pilot Officer R A G Willis, Flying Officer O L Williams, Pilot Officer J S Trotter, Acting Sergeant A R Mattick, Aircraftman 2nd Class W Cockburn and Aircraftman 2nd Class C G Ashman: interned; Wellington N3004 force landed in Belgium, 24 February 1940.C14141915
AIR81/103Leading Aircraftman R C Hope: injured; Whitley K9043 hit by anti-aircraft fire during an operational flight to the Island of Sylt, Germany, 19 March 1940.C14141925
AIR81/113Flying Officer F G Brotchie: injured; Hurricane P2542 in air operations over Metz, near Boulay, France, 7 April 1940.C14141948
AIR81/123Flight Sergeant G A Powell and Corporal E Hodgson: injured; Wellington P9271 in air operations over Stavanger, Norway, 11 April 1940.C14141958
AIR81/130Corporal M Wilson, Leading Aircraftman J A Milne, Acting Flight Lieutenant A H McLaren and Pilot Officer G J D Yorke: missing presumed dead; Hudson 7258 presumed to have crashed in the North Sea, 12 April 1940.C14141965
AIR81/131Flying Officer W G Taylor, Sergeant J R Tonkiss, Acting Corporal H D Brown and Sergeant W J Ison: missing presumed dead; Hampden L4099 force landed in the North Sea during air operations over Kristiansand Harbour, Norway, 12 April 1940.C14141881
AIR81/132Sergeant G M Wild, Sergeant D W A Chambers, Leading Aircraftman S Kershaw and Sergeant H Bratton missing presumed dead; Hampden L4073 failed to return from air operations off the coast of Norway, 12 April 1940.C14141882
AIR81/133Sergeant G E Goad: report of death. Sergeant F A Woodcock, Sergeant R F Vickery, Corporal J H Langridge, Aircraftman 2nd Class J Henry and Aircraftman 1st Class E B Doherty: missing presumed dead; Wellington P9266 failed to return from air operations off Southern Norway, 12 April 1940.C14141883
AIR81/134Sergeant J D Aitchison, Sergeant W L Balmer, Sergeant C R Bowen, Leading Aircraftman R J Lamb, Aircraftman 1st Class P F Ricketts and Leading Aircraftman J C Wilkin: missing presumed dead; Wellington P2520 failed to return from air operations, 12 April 1940.C14141884
AIR81/135Aircraftman 2nd Class F Tootle and Sergeant L C Wakeling: report of death. Sergeant H J Wheller, Sergeant W C Parker, Leading Aircraftman R Coalter and Aircraftman 2nd Class H Gillot: missing presumed dead; Wellington P9246 crashed into the North Sea during air operations off the coast of Norway, 12 April 1940.C14141885
AIR81/136Pilot Officer W E Nicholas: injured; Hudson N7304 attacked whilst on air operations over Stavanger Aerodrome, Norway, 13 April 1940.C14141886
AIR81/137Acting Corporal J Doran, Sergeant G W Everatt, Sergeant F W Batchelor and Acting Flight Lieutenant R J Cosgrove: missing presumed dead; Hampden L4065 failed to return from a mine laying mission in the Great Belt area, Denmark, 14 April 1940.C14141887
AIR81/138Sergeant J L Hawkin, Sergeant S McCrossan, Leading Aircraftman A R S Brown and Aircraftman 1st Class T W Lerway: missing presumed dead; Hudson N7241 failed to return from air operations to bomb Stavanger Aerodrome, Norway, 13 April 1940.C14141888
AIR81/139Sergeant R S Callinan, Sergeant J S Scarffe, Leading Aircraftman T Liddle and Leading Aircraftman P Murray: report of deaths; Hudson N7232 failed to return from air operations to bomb Stavanger Aerodrome, Norway, 13 April 1940.C14141889
AIR81/143Pilot Officer A Bryan-Smith: report of death. Corporal G E Appleton: injured; Hampden L4043 force landed on Ryhope beach, 15 April 1940.C14141893
AIR81/153Flying Officer A F Smith, Pilot Officer J G C Salmond, Sergeant E H Williams, Leading Aircraftman F A S Haynes, Corporal R S Bryson and Aircraftman 1st Class J Booth: missing presumed dead; Wellington IA9234 failed to return from air operations to attack Stavanger Aerodrome, Norway, 18 April 1940.C14141932
AIR81/163Sergeant C N S Campbell: injured; parachuted from Hurricane P2576, near Thionville, 23 April 1940.C14141942
AIR81/173Aircraftman 2nd Class C C Whitley, Sergeant N Haithwaite, Flying Officer O G Horrigan and Sergeant M Hayes: report of deaths. Sergeant V R Barr: prisoner of war; Whitley N1383 failed to return from a flight to attack Aalborg Aerodrome, Denmark, 25 April 1940.C14141974
AIR81/183Squadron Leader R H Watson: report of death; Hurricane L1947 crashed into the grounds of Ditchington House, Bungay, on return from patrolling the coast between Southwold and Aldeburgh, 30 April 1940.C14142008
AIR81/193Aircraftman 2nd Class R A Wood, Sergeant M G A Pearce and Pilot Officer J L G Butterworth: report of deaths; Blenheim P9329 on a reconnaissance flight over Achern, Germany, 3 May 1940.C14142018
AIR81/203Aircraftman 1st Class H A G Ferre, Sergeant J Ryan and Pilot Officer A F M Wilson: injured; Blenheim L9331 in air operations in France, 9 May 1940.C14142028
AIR81/213Pilot Officer R C Haine and Pilot Officer M Kramer: missing, later safe and returned to unit; Blenheim L1514 in air operations over Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 10 May 1940.C14142038
AIR81/223Leading Aircraftman R W McCarthey: injured; Battle K9188 damaged by gun fire over Luxembourg, 10 May 1940.C14142048
AIR81/230Acting Flight Lieutenant R H A Lee: injured; Hurricane L1898 damaged by bullets during air operations over Lille Seclin, France, 10 May 1940.C14142055
AIR81/231Corporal T F S Clark, Sergeant G Beardwood and Flying Officer P J H Rowan: report of deaths; Blenheim L8828 failed to return from air operations to attack an aerodrome in The Netherlands, 10 May 1940. Note: With photographsC14142056
AIR81/232Aircraftman 1st Class A E Cave: injured; Blenheim L5242 damaged by anti-aircraft fire, 10 May 1940.C14142057
AIR81/233Aircraftman 1st Class A H Dupe and Leading Aircraftman E S C Williams: injured; Sunderland Flying Boat in air operations over Norway, 5 May 1940.C14142058
AIR81/234Flying Officer D A Cameron: report of death. Warrant Officer C S Hart and Aircraftman 1st Class J G Ward: prisoners of war; Battle K9183 crash landed at Bettendorf, Luxembourg, 10 May 1940. Note: With photographC14142059
AIR81/235Sergeant H J Barron: injured in air operations, 11 May 1940.C14142060
AIR81/236Sergeant H F Bullock, Leading Aircraftman T H Bowen and Flying Officer M C Wells: prisoners of war; Battle K9264 crashed near Luxembourg, 10 May 1940.C14142061
AIR81/237Flight Lieutenant G M Wyatt: injured. Sergeant W J Gardner and Corporal F J Russell: uninjured; Blenheim L9246 hit by shrapnel during a reconnaissance flight over The Netherlands, 10 May 1940.C14142062
AIR81/238Pilot Officer A Thomas, Sergeant P L Thomas and Aircraftman 1st Class L F Jordan: report of deaths; Blenheim L9245 crashed into the River Linge, north of Echteld, The Netherlands, during a reconnaissance flight, 10 May 1940.C14142063

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