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

122,434 casualty records in this database.
115,096 records (94.01%) are "Accounted for".
99,686 are aviation. 15,410 are non-aviation deaths.
7,338 are still unaccounted.
30 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 1941-02-12 returns 18 records, 17 records (94.44%) have circumstances of death. 1 records (5.56%) do not have details.

For additional details around the circumstances of some of the casualities, Check the "Unaccounted Airmen" thread at 410212 - Unaccounted airmen - 12-2-1941
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flying OfficerRupert Leslie Clifford AXWORTHY (40659)   1941-02-12 PakistanRawalpindi War Cemetery
Flying OfficerPatrick Adair BLACK (558) Wirraway A20-121  Ext Link 1941-02-12 AustraliaIpswich General Cemetery, Quee
Leading AircraftmanRaymond Alexander HUMPHRY (406250) Wirraway A20-121  Ext Link 1941-02-12 AustraliaIpswich General Cemetery, Quee
Leading AircraftmanDouglas Porter SCOTT (406229) Wirraway A20-138  Ext Link 1941-02-12 AustraliaQueensland Cremation Memorial,
Flight SergeantNigel WATSON (1945) Wirraway A20-138  Ext Link 1941-02-12 AustraliaQueensland Cremation Memorial,
SergeantFergus Francis EARLY (904166) Pilot Wellington IC P9247  AIR81/5114 1941-02-12149 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBeck Row (St. John) Churchyard
SergeantThomas BECKETT (751328) Hudson I T9346  AIR81/5115 1941-02-12206 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantRalph Brettell MORRIS (741251) Hudson I T9346  AIR81/5115 1941-02-12206 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantLeonard Eustace SAWYER (620630) Hudson I T9346  AIR81/5115 1941-02-12206 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerJohn Hexley WYBRANTS (79689) Pilot Instr Beaufort I N1173  AIR81/5112 1941-02-12217 Sqdn AIR27 FranceBrest (Kerfautras) Cemetery
Flight LieutenantGerald WATSON (70716) Hurricane I N2715  AIR81/5116 1941-02-12261 Sqdn AIR27 MaltaMalta Memorial
SergeantThomas MORRISON (580107) Pilot Blenheim IV T2327  AIR81/5105 1941-02-128 SFP United KingdomSt. Ninians (Bannockburn) Pari
Leading AircraftmanFrederick Mollison COWIE (995867) U/T Pilot Master I N7640  AIR81/5098 1941-02-128 SFTS United KingdomKeith (Broomhill) Cemetery
Flight LieutenantDesmond Wallace Ferguson BARKER (70043) Pilot Hampden I AD722  AIR81/5113 1941-02-1283 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
SergeantWilliam Harry LOWSON (754883) Pilot Hampden I AD722  AIR81/5113 1941-02-1283 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWelton Church Cemetery
Flying OfficerFrank Selby WILSON (76021) Air Gunner Hampden I AD722  AIR81/5113 1941-02-1283 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
SergeantDonald Newbegin BEAL (745653) Air Gunner Wellington IC T2888  AIR81/5106 1941-02-1299 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomNorthwood Cemetery
SergeantAlan Raymond CLOUGH (746799) Wireless Op Wellington IC T2888  AIR81/5106 1941-02-1299 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomFailsworth 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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