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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 1940-08-15 returns 51 records, 51 records (100.00%) have circumstances of death. 0 records (0.00%) do not have details.

For additional details around the circumstances of some of the casualities, Check the "Unaccounted Airmen" thread at 400815 - Unaccounted airmen - 15-8-1940
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Squadron LeaderWilliam George Allen COULSON (29237) Hudson I T9320  Forum Post 1940-08-151 (C) OTU CanadaWinnipeg (Elmwood) Cemetery
SergeantJohn BARLOW (901973) Wireless Op Hudson I T9320  Ext Link 1940-08-151 (C) OTU United KingdomFawley (All Saints) Churchyard
SergeantDouglas Borthwick COWIE (645452) Wireless Op Hudson I T9320  Ext Link 1940-08-151 (C) OTU United KingdomFawley (All Saints) Churchyard
Pilot OfficerAlbert Percival DAVIS (41261) Pilot Hudson I T9320  Ext Link 1940-08-151 (C) OTU United KingdomFawley (All Saints) Churchyard
SergeantArthur Martin FROUD (637289) Wireless Op Hudson I T9320  Ext Link 1940-08-151 (C) OTU United KingdomFawley (All Saints) Churchyard
Flying OfficerRoy Hoole IMMELMAN (39530) Pilot Hudson I T9320  Ext Link 1940-08-151 (C) OTU United KingdomFawley (All Saints) Churchyard
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAlexander TAYLOR (951883) Hudson I T9320  Ext Link 1940-08-151 (C) OTU United KingdomFawley (All Saints) Churchyard
Pilot OfficerBernard Naylor WHITTLE (40871) Pilot Hudson I T9320  Forum Post 1940-08-151 (C) OTU United KingdomManchester General Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanBertram ASH (944309)  AIR81/1428 1940-08-15102 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomDinnington Church Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassSamuel ADAMS (978577)  AIR81/2620 1940-08-15111 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWhyteleafe (St. Luke) Churchya
Aircraftman 1st ClassAlfred George COULING (749792)  AIR81/2616 1940-08-15111 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomAbney Park Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanJohn William George DELL (610506)  AIR81/2616 1940-08-15111 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomGreenford Park Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanPeter Harland HALLEY (517019)  AIR81/2611 1940-08-15111 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWhyteleafe (St. Luke) Churchya
Aircraftman 1st ClassBernard William MILLS (749734)  AIR81/2619 1940-08-15111 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWoodgrange Park Cemetery, East
Flying OfficerBasil Mark FISHER (72382) Pilot Hurricane I P3944  AIR81/1435 1940-08-15111 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomEton (St. John) Church Cemeter
SergeantHenry BOWERS (743077) Blenheim IV R3770  AIR81/1407 1940-08-1515 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantPeter Kevin GARVEY (741796) Blenheim IV R3770  AIR81/1407 1940-08-1515 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantHenry ROLLS (615888) Blenheim IV R3770  AIR81/1407 1940-08-1515 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerJames Thomas JOHNSTON (43037) Pilot Hurricane I P3941  AIR81/1429 1940-08-15151 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHawkinge Cemetery
SergeantThomas Patrick Joseph BYRNE (755885) Blenheim IV T1882  AIR81/1431 1940-08-1518 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantFrederick Leece SMITH (580384) Blenheim IV T1882  AIR81/1431 1940-08-1518 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantHarold Edward TYLDESLEY (741308) Blenheim IV T1882  AIR81/1431 1940-08-1518 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerMaurice Simon Henri Charles BUCHIN (81626) Hurricane I V7227  AIR81/1448 1940-08-15213 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerCecil Henry HIGHT (41924) Pilot Spitfire Ia R6988  AIR81/1444 1940-08-15234 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBournemouth East Cemetery
CorporalGeorge BAGE (355733)  AIR81/1445 1940-08-1526 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomSouth Shields (Harton) Cemeter
Leading AircraftmanGeorge Dean HULSE (936159)  AIR81/1451 1940-08-1526 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWolverhampton Borough Cemetery
SergeantRoy O'DONNELL (740193) Hurricane I N2716  AIR81/1417 1940-08-15261 Sqdn AIR27 MaltaMalta Memorial
Flight SergeantHugh Stanley HUSSEY (364847)  Forum Post 1940-08-15264 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomColchester Cemetery
Pilot OfficerFrancis Walter CALE (42104) Pilot Spitfire Ia N3168  AIR81/1441 1940-08-15266 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHanwell (City Of Westminster)
SergeantFrederick Bernard HAWLEY (748286) Spitfire Ia N3189  AIR81/1433 1940-08-15266 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantAnthony Kyle DAWSON (745180) Pilot Whitley V P4982  AIR81/2595 1940-08-1551 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBrookwood Military Cemetery
SergeantJohn Barrie O'BRIEN (550672) Whitley V P4982  AIR81/2595 1940-08-1551 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBrookwood Military Cemetery
SergeantLaurence Paul STUBBERFIELD (751322) Wireless Op Whitley V P4982  AIR81/2595 1940-08-1551 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomEastbourne (Ocklynge) Cemetery
Flying OfficerStanley Powell SWENSEN (40328) Pilot Whitley V P4982  AIR81/2595 1940-08-1551 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBrookwood Military Cemetery
SergeantRichard Albert William TAIT (751664) Wireless Op Whitley V P4982  AIR81/2595 1940-08-1551 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBrookwood Military Cemetery
SergeantDerrick Wilson HALTON (748212) Hurricane I P2801  AIR81/1414 1940-08-15615 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerChristopher John Drake ANDREAE (70018) Spitfire Ia R6990  AIR81/1422 1940-08-1564 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
CorporalVictor Eric DOWN (3148)  Forum Post 1940-08-1576 Sqdn AIR27 AustraliaWoronora General Cemetery, Sut
Aircraftman 1st ClassArthur Sydney DAWS (752795)  AIR81/1428 1940-08-1577 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHull Northern Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanKenneth Eric NEW (567295)  AIR81/1428 1940-08-1577 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBridlington Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassEric OFFORD (948296)  AIR81/1428 1940-08-1577 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomDriffield Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassJohn William Morgan WINDLE (752773)  AIR81/1428 1940-08-1577 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHull Eastern Cemetery
SergeantJohn BURROW (551597) Wireless Op Whitley V P5044  AIR81/2597 1940-08-1577 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomFawley (All Saints) Churchyard
SergeantHarold DAVIES (632374) Wireless Op Whitley V P5044  AIR81/2597 1940-08-1577 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomFawley (All Saints) Churchyard
SergeantClaude Lionel Geoffrey HOOD (746840) Observer Whitley V P5044  AIR81/2597 1940-08-1577 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomFawley (All Saints) Churchyard
Pilot OfficerRobert Butler (Bobbie) MACGREGOR (41856) Pilot Whitley V P5044  AIR81/2597 1940-08-1577 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomFawley (All Saints) Churchyard
Flying OfficerWilliam Alan STENHOUSE (39904) Pilot Whitley V P5044  AIR81/2597 1940-08-1577 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomFawley (All Saints) Churchyard
Pilot OfficerPeter Woodruff COMELY (41831) Hurricane I P2872  AIR81/1425 1940-08-1587 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Squadron LeaderTerence Gunion LOVELL-GREGG (29244) Pilot Hurricane I P3215  AIR81/1426 1940-08-1587 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWarmwell (Holy Trinity) Church
Aircraftman 2nd ClassHarold Edward HURLEY (913596)  AIR81/2616 1940-08-15RAF Croydon United KingdomKingswood (Holy Trinity) Churc

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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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