RAF and Commonwealth Air Forces War Dead (Courtesy CWGC)
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RAF and Commonwealth Air Forces Roll of Honour - The Unaccounted Airmen Project

122,434 casualty records in this database.
115,669 records (94.47%) are "Accounted for".
99,698 are aviation. 15,971 are non-aviation deaths.
6,765 are still unaccounted.
39 records have photographs

This is a database of all commonwealth airforces casualities in the Second World War. The primary data is taken from the CWGC site, and has been enhanced by the AIR81 data from the National Archives and the Unaccounted Airmen and Airwomen Project that was initiated by the late Henk Welting, and being continued by the forum members. This site helps you to easily search for a casualty based on partial name or number, exact date or year of death, provide the aircraft associated with the casualty or details. Click on Surname to see more details, and sources.

The data continously feeds into some Graphical Charts : View some of the charts here

By year of death : 1939 | 1940 | 1941 | 1942 | 1943 | 1944 | 1945 | 1946 | 1947

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Your current query terms 1940 returns 250 records,

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Aircraftman 2nd ClassGraham Dennison RICHARDS (908727)   1940-01-05 United KingdomHillingdon And Uxbridge Cemete
SergeantJames Alfred COCKROFT (745779)   1940-01-08 United KingdomLuton Church Burial Ground
Aircraftman 2nd ClassLyall HOLLIS (549668)   1940-01-09 United KingdomSouth London Crematorium, Mitc
Aircraftman 1st ClassGeoffrey Charles John AURIGO (540675)   1940-01-11 United KingdomActon Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassStewart Vincent MAXTED (902968)   1940-01-13 United KingdomNorwich Cemetery, Norfolk
Aircraftman 2nd ClassSamuel Arthur BARRETT (900568)   1940-01-20 United KingdomHampstead Norris (St. Mary) Ne
CorporalJames Rathbone BIRCH (510779)   1940-01-20 United KingdomHawarden Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanArthur EALES (346343)   1940-01-20 United KingdomLeeds (Harehills) Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassAlfred James RULE (770830)   1940-01-23 United KingdomSt. Ives Church Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanThomas Slater WELLS (510360)   1940-01-29 United KingdomBarnwell St. Andrew Churchyard
SergeantLeslie Alfred VICKERAGE (519534)   1940-02-01 United KingdomBristol (Arnos Vale) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassCyril FARNWORTH (638751)   1940-02-02 United KingdomWalkden (St. Paul) Churchyard
Aircraftman 2nd ClassGodfrey William Mills WOOD (908733)   1940-02-02 United KingdomSidcup Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJohn Ronald ROSS (973925)   1940-02-05 United KingdomCastle Douglas Cemetery, Kelto
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJohn Ernest TAYLOR (747494)   1940-02-08 United KingdomLeyburn Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassFrederick Thomas TYLER (649014)   1940-02-11 United KingdomRugeley Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanAlfred SWEET (42250)   1940-02-18 United KingdomHalton (St. Michael) Churchyar
Aircraftman 2nd ClassRobert James MACKENZIE (910346)   1940-02-23 United KingdomStreatham Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanArthur William LYNCH (755017)   1940-02-24 United KingdomOxford (Rose Hill) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassGeorge MARSHALL (947538)   1940-02-24 United KingdomBradford (North Brierley) Ceme
Aircraftman 1st ClassStanley Samuel OUTTEN (900798)   1940-02-24 United KingdomWest Ham Cemetery
Warrant OfficerDouglas Cameron DOW (355626)   1940-03-02 United KingdomFeltwell (St. Nicholas) Church
SergeantFrederick Lionel LEE (742543)   1940-03-04 United KingdomMitcham (London Road) Cemetery
CorporalLeonard Charles JAMES (16224)   1940-03-09 United KingdomWillesden New Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassEric BROADHURST (641074)   1940-03-11 United KingdomDoncaster (Rose Hill) Cemetery
SergeantThomas John SPARROW (3142)   1940-03-22 United KingdomHatfield Broad Oak (St. Mary)
SergeantLeslie Arthur GREEN (581449)   1940-03-23 United KingdomTeddington Cemetery
Corporal AZIZ HASAB (5356)   1940-03-25 IraqHabbaniya Memorial
Flight LieutenantWilliam James BRETT (18132)   1940-03-30 United KingdomHendon Cemetery And Crematoriu
Flight SergeantJoseph McARTHUR (1009)   1940-03-30 United KingdomHove New Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassHenry Eric PUGH (274396)   1940-04-01 United KingdomGreat Sutton (St. John) Church
CorporalWilliam Herbert Radcliffe KNEALE (537471)   1940-04-05 United KingdomKirk Christ Lezayre (Holy Trin
SergeantValentine Benjamin SINDEN (213336)   1940-04-13 United KingdomBoughton Aluph (All Saints) Ch
SergeantAlbert George Henry PRIOR (562834) Observer   1940-04-1315 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBridgwater (Quantock Road) Cem
Aircraftman 2nd ClassThomas Spoors HALL (618078)   1940-04-14 United KingdomWallsend (Holy Cross) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanWalter Robert Charles KNIGHTS (404303)   1940-04-16 United KingdomThetford Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassWilliam George Albert HOYLAND (972385)   1940-04-18 United KingdomWallasey (Rake Lane) Cemetery
Squadron LeaderBertie Charles ADAMSON (06175)   1940-04-20 United KingdomPenarth Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassSydney Leonard HOLMES (636274)   1940-04-21 United KingdomHalling Church Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJames Banham LEGGE (653737)   1940-04-24 United KingdomYatesbury (All Saints) Churchy
Aircraftman 2nd ClassArthur William WEATHERILL (940080)   1940-04-24 United KingdomWaltham Holy Cross New Cemeter
Aircraftman 2nd ClassLeslie William ELLIOTT (973429)   1940-04-25 United KingdomLiverpool (Allerton) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassDennis Leonard Graham NEAL (746364)   1940-04-25 United KingdomBushey (St. James) Churchyard
Leading AircraftmanGeorge HUGHES (611663)   1940-04-27 United KingdomHalton (St. Michael) Churchyar
Aircraftman 1st ClassStanley PRATT (547499)   1940-04-29 EgyptAlexandria (Chatby) Military A
Flight SergeantRobert Edward POPE (349414)   1940-05-03 PakistanKarachi War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassLionel AUSTIN-DUCK (977072)   1940-05-09 United KingdomWorthing (Durrington) Cemetery
CorporalJames Edward HALL (334167)   1940-05-09 United KingdomKirkby Wharfe (St. John The Ba
CorporalJames Eric Curdon COWELL (520079)   1940-05-11 United KingdomLadywell Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassFrank Joseph FOSTER (913626)   1940-05-12 United KingdomEpsom Cemetery

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We acknowledge that the data compiled here comes from multiple sources. National Archive ORBs (links given) and other external websites. Even for external websites - it is quite likely that they refer to published material on RAF history and losses. Some of these books/authors are acknowledged in our Essential RAF Researchers Book List. These Authors include (But not limited to) Bill Chorley, Colin Cummings, David Gunby, J J Halley,Ross McNeill and Pelham Temple. Additionally, the data on this site could not have been made possible without the serious contribution and help of the following websites. International Bomber Command Centre | Malcolm Barrass' RAFWEB : Air of Authority | National Archives (UK) | Air Crew Remembered | Jagan Pillarisetti's Bharat-Rakshak.

The Updated Data in its current form is the copyright of RAFCommands.com unless otherwise stated. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission is acknowledged as the source of the primary material. Additional Contributions by RAF Commands Forum Members: wwrsimon, Alex Smart, Dennis Burke, COL BRUGGY, Dick, Paul McMillan, Ross McNeill, alclark, Martyn A Critchlow, davew, Pavel Vancata (CZ_RAF), thorne83, Kiran Toor (Amrit), Rich Allenby, AlanW, alieneyes, Resmoroh, Bill Walker, Theletterwriter, phill jones, John Larder, Brian (Lyffe), AL90, Ken MacLean, Marks, Andy Ingham, John Englsted (JohnE) and many others. Off Forum Contributions by Jonathan Heyworth, Andrew Curtis, Russell Guest and Glenda Godfrey.

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