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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 1941 returns 541 records,

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantRobert Ernest RULE (562861)   1941-01-02 United KingdomFelling (Heworth) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassRobert Desmond GOLD (1168166)   1941-01-05903 Balloon Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomCamberwell (Honor Oak) Cremato
Pilot Officer BIKRAM LAL ()   1941-01-06 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
SergeantWilliam Henry GREEN (4183)   1941-01-06 United KingdomPortslade Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanCyril Maurice ANDREWS (1262941)   1941-01-07 United KingdomThames Ditton (St. Nicholas) C
Aircraftman 2nd ClassBernard CARTWRIGHT (908691)   1941-01-09 United KingdomSouthend-On-Sea (Sutton Road)
Aircraftman 2nd ClassGeorge William Thomas COLEMAN (955493)   1941-01-09 United KingdomDerby (Nottingham Road) Cemete
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAlwyn DE'ATH (1260021)   1941-01-09 United KingdomGolders Green Crematorium
Flight LieutenantRichard Eric James HOLMES (76344)   1941-01-10 United KingdomHoylake (Grange) Cemetery
CorporalArthur Jeffrey STEVENS (358255)   1941-01-1086 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomIsleworth Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassDouglas Elliott CHAPMAN (975500)   1941-01-12 United KingdomHockerill (All Saints) Churchy
Warrant OfficerHerbert CHARMER (553673)   1941-01-12 United KingdomWalsden (St. Peter) Churchyard
Aircraftman 1st ClassGeorge Maitland RIDING (1350301)   1941-01-12 United KingdomEarsdon (St. Alban) Churchyard
CorporalJohn SHERRATT (530451)   1941-01-1496 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomDover (St. James's) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassReginald Henry CASELY (1259477)   1941-01-15 United KingdomEdmonton Cemetery, Middlesex
Aircraftman 2nd ClassKenneth WOOD-SIMS (1063877)   1941-01-15 United KingdomRutherglen Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassWallace BARKER (1023980)   1941-01-16 United KingdomStoke-On-Trent (Burslem) Cemet
Air MechanicJ V FARAGHER (100515)   1941-01-17 South AfricaThaba Tshwane (Old No.1) Milit
Leading AircraftmanThomas McFAUL (1059208)   1941-01-17 United KingdomKilwaughter New Cemetery
CorporalDaniel Regis GORDON (519673)   1941-01-1755 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd Class SRIPAL RAJAPAE (16591)   1941-01-21 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Aircraftman 1st ClassErnest Stanley HODGKINSON (627220)   1941-01-21 United KingdomNewport Cemetery, Shropshire
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJames Walter SCOTT (1072509)   1941-01-21 United KingdomShildon Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassThomas William CHAMBERS (1253002)   1941-01-22 United KingdomHeytesbury (Ss. Peter And Paul
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJohn Herbert BARLOW (1025643)   1941-01-23 United KingdomSheffield (City Road) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJohn Edwin FITZNEWTON (1115247)   1941-01-23 United KingdomBolton (Heaton) Cemetery
Pilot OfficerRobert Stevenson RENNIE (BVAF/1010)   1941-01-24 MyanmarRangoon War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassLeslie Fred HICKMAN (1016306)   1941-01-24 United KingdomHuddersfield (Edgerton) Cemete
Leading AircraftmanJames Harold TOPLISS (336972)   1941-01-24 United KingdomLiverpool (Kirkdale) Cemetery
Labourer TIME (L/231)   1941-01-24 ZimbabweHarare (Pioneer) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanPaul Eric GODFREY (637923)   1941-01-2411 OTU United KingdomHenlow (St. Mary) Churchyard
Aircraftman 2nd ClassRonald STEWART (927424)   1941-01-25 EgyptIsmailia War Memorial Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassGeorge William ROBINSON (1210950)   1941-01-25 United KingdomMansfield (Nottingham Road) Ce
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAlbert Stanley HAMMOND (1200763)   1941-01-29 United KingdomWatton (St. Mary) Churchyard
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJohn TOPPING (1028034)   1941-01-31 United KingdomPreston (New Hall Lane) Cemete
Aircraftman 1st ClassJohn TULLY (937883)   1941-02-0114 Sqdn AIR27 SudanKhartoum War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJohn Eric KITCHMAN (1082326)   1941-02-03 United KingdomGrimsby (Scartho Road) Cemeter
Aircraftman 1st ClassEric Sydney ORBELL (1352331)   1941-02-04 United KingdomChorley Wood (Christ Church) C
CorporalNorman Edward ROWE (905205)   1941-02-04 United KingdomGreenstead (St. Andrew) Church
Aircraftman 2nd ClassHarry THWAYTES (1069816)   1941-02-04251 AMES SudanKhartoum War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassRobin MABBOTT (1173610)   1941-02-05 United KingdomBeck Row (St. John) Churchyard
Pilot OfficerPhilip Walter KERR (89168)   1941-02-10 EgyptIsmailia War Memorial Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassGeorge Frederick JACKSON (1168259)   1941-02-10 United KingdomBirmingham (Brandwood End) Cem
Flying OfficerRupert Leslie Clifford AXWORTHY (40659)   1941-02-12 PakistanRawalpindi War Cemetery
SergeantAlbert DOSSETT (354909)   1941-02-13 EgyptCairo War Memorial Cemetery
Aircraftwoman 2nd ClassGertrude Emma ELLNER (424920)   1941-02-13 United KingdomHendon (St. Mary) Churchyard
Aircraftman 1st ClassArthur KENT (1350617)   1941-02-13 United KingdomCardiff Western Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassNeil Cameron MACLEAN (1365880)   1941-02-13 United KingdomKilchoman Cemetery, Isle Of Is
Aircraftman 2nd ClassThomas Grainger JEFFERSON (1325939)   1941-02-14 United KingdomWigton Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanRobert George Douglas DARBY (1293444)   1941-02-15 United KingdomOxford Crematorium

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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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