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RAF and Commonwealth Air Forces Roll of Honour - The Unaccounted Airmen Project

122,434 casualty records in this database.
114,803 records (93.77%) are "Accounted for".
99,681 are aviation. 15,122 are non-aviation deaths.
7,631 are still unaccounted.
26 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 1940-08-13 returns 98 records, 97 records (98.98%) have circumstances of death. 1 records (1.02%) do not have details.

For additional details around the circumstances of some of the casualities, Check the "Unaccounted Airmen" thread at 400813 - Unaccounted airmen - 13-8-1940
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Aircraftman 2nd ClassArthur Richard EMBERSON (929202)   1940-08-13 United KingdomHighgate Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassRonald Leslie MILLIGAN (574767)  Ext Link 1940-08-13 United KingdomLiverpool (West Derby) Cemeter
Aircraftman 2nd ClassDouglas Victor WRIGHT (580881)  Forum Post 1940-08-13 United KingdomGolders Green Crematorium
SergeantHugh Herman BOULTER (741844) Pilot Wellington I L4387  AIR81/2587 1940-08-1311 OTU United KingdomBassingbourn Cum Kneesworth Ce
SergeantDavid Lloyd JONES (970183) Wireless Op Wellington I L4387  AIR81/2587 1940-08-1311 OTU United KingdomCriccieth Burial Ground
Flying OfficerFrederick Arthur Henry LAMBART (39635) Pilot Wellington I L4387  AIR81/2587 1940-08-1311 OTU United KingdomBassingbourn Cum Kneesworth Ce
SergeantPeter Berry Fairweather PRYKE (741959) Pilot Wellington I L4387  AIR81/2587 1940-08-1311 OTU United KingdomCambridge City Cemetery
SergeantDouglas Oswald REWA (391869) Observer Wellington I L4387  AIR81/2587 1940-08-1311 OTU United KingdomBassingbourn Cum Kneesworth Ce
SergeantSims ROBINSON (939668) Wireless Op Wellington I L4387  AIR81/2587 1940-08-1311 OTU United KingdomMiddleton (St. Mary) Churchyar
Pilot OfficerIlltyd Thomas Holden CARSON (74667) Blenheim IV L9265  AIR81/1356 1940-08-13114 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantLeslie Edwin MOORES (653917) Blenheim IV L9265  AIR81/1356 1940-08-13114 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantDonald Patrick MORRISSY (580414) Blenheim IV L9265  AIR81/1356 1940-08-13114 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantHenry Algernon Gascoyne MILLER (39929) Pilot Blenheim IV L9038  Forum Post 1940-08-1313 OTU United KingdomCaversfield (St. Laurence) Chu
Pilot OfficerFrancis George Hurleston DENCH (42487) Pilot Blenheim IV R3768  AIR81/1351 1940-08-1315 Sqdn AIR27 FranceFermanville Churchyard
SergeantAngus Nigel GRAY (581175) Observer Blenheim IV R3768  AIR81/1351 1940-08-1315 Sqdn AIR27 FranceFermanville Churchyard
SergeantEdgar Enoch SCRASE (615919) Air Gunner Blenheim IV R3768  AIR81/1351 1940-08-1315 Sqdn AIR27 FranceFermanville Churchyard
Aircraftman 1st ClassCharles Joseph CROSDALE (6673) Hudson A16-97  Forum Post 1940-08-132 Sqdn RAAF AIR27 AustraliaEllalong Cemetery
Flight LieutenantRobert Edward HITCHCOCK (115) Hudson A16-97  Forum Post 1940-08-132 Sqdn RAAF AIR27 AustraliaSpringvale Botanical Cemetery,
CorporalJohn Frederick PALMER (2130) Hudson A16-97  Forum Post 1940-08-132 Sqdn RAAF AIR27 AustraliaMelbourne General Cemetery, Ca
Pilot OfficerRichard Frederick WIESENER (607) Hudson A16-97  Forum Post 1940-08-132 Sqdn RAAF AIR27 AustraliaRookwood Crematorium, Sydney
SergeantPhilip Purchall NORRIS (740810) Pilot Hurricane I P3348  AIR81/1382 1940-08-13213 Sqdn AIR27 FranceEtaples Military Cemetery
SergeantHenry James MARSH (562584) Hurricane I P3177  AIR81/1404 1940-08-13238 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJames Burrows BRAWLEY (986486)  AIR81/1376 1940-08-13266 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomGlasgow (Riddrie Park) Cemeter
Pilot OfficerMichael Anthony SIMS (42364) Pilot Spitfire Ia R6880  AIR81/2586 1940-08-134 FPP United KingdomTrowbridge Cemetery
SergeantHervey Cecil Rowan HOPWOOD (903368)  Forum Post 1940-08-13500 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWimbledon (Gap Road) Cemetery
SergeantFrederick MESSENT (812073)  AIR81/1379 1940-08-13500 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomMaidstone Cemetery, Kent
Aircraftman 2nd ClassWilliam NEALE (812304)  AIR81/1379 1940-08-13500 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomMaidstone Cemetery, Kent
Aircraftman 1st ClassLeslie Austen WATCHOUS (812240)  AIR81/2719 1940-08-13500 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomMaidstone Cemetery, Kent
Flying OfficerHarold Milne ASPEN (35328)  AIR81/1383 1940-08-1353 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHaddenham (St. Mary) Churchyar
CorporalWilliam Frank BATEMAN (563962)  AIR81/1458 1940-08-1353 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomMaidstone Cemetery, Kent
Aircraftman 2nd ClassGeorge BOOTH (943762)  AIR81/1458 1940-08-1353 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHuddersfield (Edgerton) Cemete
Leading AircraftmanArthur Frank DANCASTER (567998)  Forum Post 1940-08-1353 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomMaidstone Cemetery, Kent
Squadron LeaderDennis Clare OLIVER (34109)  AIR81/1383 1940-08-1353 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomMaidstone Cemetery, Kent
CorporalJohn Idris PRICE (510925)  AIR81/1380 1940-08-1353 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomMaidstone Cemetery, Kent
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJohn William Stewart SMITH (644581)  AIR81/1380 1940-08-1353 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomNew Kilpatrick (Or Hillfoot) C
SergeantDouglas Ronald ALDOM (622419) Hampden I P4335  AIR81/1363 1940-08-1361 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerThomas Cedric CUNDILL (40680) Hampden I P4335  AIR81/1363 1940-08-1361 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerDonald Edwin GARDENER (78461) Hampden I P4335  AIR81/1363 1940-08-1361 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantWilliam Barrie TAYLOR (652777) Hampden I P4335  AIR81/1363 1940-08-1361 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantRobert Mccrindle MORRISON (653323) Wireless Op Hampden I P4379  AIR81/1363 1940-08-1361 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyHamburg Cemetery
Pilot OfficerHarry Christie SHELDON (42155) Pilot Hampden I P4379  AIR81/1363 1940-08-1361 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyHamburg Cemetery
SergeantCharles Edward THROWER (751512) Wireless Op Hampden I P4379  AIR81/1363 1940-08-1361 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyHamburg Cemetery
Flight SergeantWilfred WARD (358641) Observer Hampden I P4379  AIR81/1363 1940-08-1361 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyHamburg Cemetery
Pilot OfficerFelix Stafford GREGORY (81044) Pilot Spitfire Ia R6766  AIR81/1365 1940-08-1365 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomEnfield Crematorium
SergeantLeo Charles Rowland HILL (956258) Pilot Master I N7677  AIR81/2582 1940-08-138 FTS United KingdomMontrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemet
Aircraftman 1st ClassJames McDONALD (639844) Master I N7677  AIR81/2582 1940-08-138 FTS United KingdomMontrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemet
SergeantEdward Victor TURNER (903333) Wireless Op Blenheim IV R3800  AIR81/1374 1940-08-1382 Sqdn AIR27 DenmarkVadum Cemetery
SergeantGordon DAVIES (552076) Wireless Op Blenheim IV R3802  AIR81/1360 1940-08-1382 Sqdn AIR27 DenmarkVadum Cemetery
SergeantAlfred Edward BOLAND (631257) Wireless Op Blenheim IV R3821  AIR81/1370 1940-08-1382 Sqdn AIR27 DenmarkVadum Cemetery
Pilot OfficerEarl Robert HALE (42219) Pilot Blenheim IV R3821  AIR81/1370 1940-08-1382 Sqdn AIR27 DenmarkVadum 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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