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

122,436 casualty records in this database.
116,725 records (95.34%) are "Accounted for".
99,831 are aviation. 16,894 are non-aviation deaths.
5,711 are still unaccounted.
45 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 1941-09-01 returns 48 records, 46 records (95.83%) have circumstances of death. 2 records (4.17%) do not have details.

For additional details around the circumstances of some of the casualities, Check the "Unaccounted Airmen" thread at 410901 - Unaccounted airmen - 1-9-1941
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Aircraftman 2nd ClassStuart EATWELL (1207610)  More Details 1941-09-01 Sri LankaColombo (Kanatte) General Ceme
Flight SergeantCyril COLEMAN (534212)  Forum Post 1941-09-01 United KingdomJurby (St. Patrick) Churchyard
Pilot OfficerJoseph Harold DARLEY (88542)  Forum Post 1941-09-01 United KingdomWoodstock Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassErnest George GASSON (1230818)  Forum Post 1941-09-01 United KingdomStreatham Park Cemetery
SergeantJames JORDAN (516919)   1941-09-01 United KingdomLillingstone Dayrell (St. Nich
Leading AircraftmanErnest Leslie MESS (633558)   1941-09-01 United KingdomNorth Ormesby Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassDouglas SMOOTHY (1441078)  Forum Post 1941-09-01 United KingdomRochford (St. Andrew) Churchya
Pilot OfficerJohn Frederick ASHTON (67051) Pilot Wellington Ic R1703  NA/PRO 1941-09-01101 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumSchaffen Communal Cemetery
SergeantErnest Raymond Verdun LANE (1152881) Observer Wellington Ic R1703  NA/PRO 1941-09-01101 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumSchaffen Communal Cemetery
SergeantJohn Bernard REDDEN (R/65221) Wireless Op Wellington Ic R1703  NA/PRO 1941-09-01101 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumSchaffen Communal Cemetery
Pilot OfficerDavid Lecky CRICHTON (404089) Wellington Z8860  Ext Link 1941-09-01101 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomCambridge City Cemetery
Pilot OfficerEdwin Graham Milton ANDERSON (J/4252) Pilot Whitley V Z6837  NA/PRO 1941-09-01102 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumSchaffen Communal Cemetery
SergeantThomas Charles BOYLE (976903) Observer Whitley V Z6837  NA/PRO 1941-09-01102 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumSchaffen Communal Cemetery
SergeantNicholas Cecil James CARTER (968383) Wireless Op Whitley V Z6837  NA/PRO 1941-09-01102 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumSchaffen Communal Cemetery
SergeantMorley Sidney HUMPHREY (R/51666) Wireless Op Whitley V Z6837  NA/PRO 1941-09-01102 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumSchaffen Communal Cemetery
SergeantThomas Hunter WOOD (R/70062) Pilot Whitley V Z6837  NA/PRO 1941-09-01102 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumSchaffen Communal Cemetery
Flight SergeantJohn William BOYCE (R/62091) Wireless Op Wellington IC X9826  AIR81/8681 1941-09-01115 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBlundeston (St. Mary) Churchya
Pilot OfficerPeter Jacques Pelham ANDERSON (66595) Spitfire IIb P8511  AIR81/8759 1941-09-01118 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantAlfred Joseph BOX (580568) Observer Hampden I AD905  NA/PRO 1941-09-01144 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
SergeantGordon John Poole HARTLETT (950571) Wireless Op Hampden I AD905  NA/PRO 1941-09-01144 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
SergeantGordon Eric MORGAN (950393) Wireless Op Hampden I AD905  NA/PRO 1941-09-01144 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
SergeantHenry Wright BUTT (932611) Wireless Op Hampden I AD833  AIR81/8754 1941-09-0116 OTU United KingdomHampton Cemetery
Pilot OfficerCastle Blunden Stapleton FYNN () Wireless Op Hampden I AD833  AIR81/8754 1941-09-0116 OTU United KingdomUpper Heyford Cemetery
Pilot OfficerOrion George Sedgwick PLAYFAIR (102600) Observer Hampden I AD833  AIR81/8754 1941-09-0116 OTU United KingdomCaterham And Warlingham (Cater
Flight SergeantWilliam David McADAM (519802) Air Gunner Boston II AW404  Forum Post 1941-09-0123 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumAdegem Canadian War Cemetery
SergeantRoyston Sidney BRYER (913425) Boston II AW404  Forum Post 1941-09-0123 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantJohn William WELLING (1080999) Pilot Hurricane II Z2520  NA/PRO 1941-09-0143 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomOld Windsor Cemetery
SergeantRichard Kellett HAYES (1001204) Wireless Op Hampden I AD726  NA/PRO 1941-09-0144 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumOostduinkerke Communal Cemeter
SergeantHarold Alvan TAYLOR (R/55406) Air Observe Hampden I AD726  NA/PRO 1941-09-0144 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumAdegem Canadian War Cemetery
SergeantStafford Arthur HARVEY (778343) Hampden I AD726  NA/PRO 1941-09-0144 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantJohn Ernest PHILLIPS (617380) Hampden I AD726  NA/PRO 1941-09-0144 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantDavid Lewis WILLACY (1014571) Pilot Hurricane I V7467  Forum Post 1941-09-0159 OTU United KingdomAnnan Cemetery
Squadron LeaderEric Peter WILLCOX (40037) Pilot Hampden I AD912  AIR81/8769 1941-09-0183 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsJonkerbos War Cemetery
SergeantJames HUGHES (1153798) Wireless Op Hampden I AE187  NA/PRO 1941-09-0183 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsEindhoven (Woensel) General Ce
Flight SergeantRalph Cuthbert PLAISTOWE (905166) Pilot Hampden I AE187  NA/PRO 1941-09-0183 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsEindhoven (Woensel) General Ce
SergeantRobert Buist SCOTT (995063) Air Gunner Hampden I AE187  NA/PRO 1941-09-0183 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsEindhoven (Woensel) General Ce
SergeantAdrian John SOMERVILLE-WOODIWIS (927551) Pilot Hampden I AE187  NA/PRO 1941-09-0183 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsEindhoven (Woensel) General Ce
Leading AircraftmanVincent Dominicus Josephus JANSEN (1149978) Tiger Moth T8064  AIR81/8765 1941-09-019 SFTS United KingdomChippenham (London Road) Cemet
SergeantGeorge Edward BOXALL (1154278) Wireless Op Wellington Ic R1411  Forum Post 1941-09-0199 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomDatchet Cemetery
SergeantFrancis Anthony Bower BRODRIBB (R/65658) Air Observe Wellington Ic R1411  Forum Post 1941-09-0199 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomGreat Malvern Cemetery
Pilot OfficerGordon Scott ECCLES (63486) Pilot Wellington Ic R1411  Forum Post 1941-09-0199 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWaterbeach Cemetery
SergeantDonald Hartley HODGE (1104390) Pilot Wellington Ic R1411  Forum Post 1941-09-0199 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLeigh Cemetery
SergeantDouglas Richard MALLETT (914170) Wireless Op Wellington Ic R1411  Forum Post 1941-09-0199 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBrookwood Military Cemetery
Radio OfficerSamuel Walter SYDENHAM () Pilot Liberator I AM915  AIR81/8806 1941-09-01North Atlantic Ferry Service United KingdomCampbeltown (Kilkerran) Cemete
Flight EngineerCharles Alvan SPENCE () Navigator Liberator I AM915  AIR81/8806 1941-09-01North Atlantic Ferry Service United States of AmericaMonongahela Cemetery
Flying OfficerColin Campbell BLAIR (77781) Spitfire PR.IV X4500  Ext Link 1941-09-01PRU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerGeorge Berkely RUSHTON (62204)  More Details 1941-09-01RAF High Ercall United KingdomNottingham Crematorium
Flying OfficerAlexander Arthur Fenwich Towry STEAVENSON (85756)  Forum Post 1941-09-01RAF Ronaldsay United KingdomKirk Maughold (St. Maughold) C

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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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