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

This is a database of all commonwealth airforces casualities in the Second World War. The primary data is taken from the CWGC site, but the data is 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 tool 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. View the month by month coverage details.

The data continously feeds into some Graphical Charts : View some of the charts here

122,357 casualty records in this database.
112,642 records (92.06%) are "Accounted for".
99,493 are aviation. 13,149 are non-aviation deaths.
9,715 are still unaccounted.

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

By year of death : 1939 | 1940 | 1941 | 1942 | 1943 | 1944 | 1945 | 1946 | 1947

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Your current query terms 1942 returns 21390 records, 20110 records (94.02%) have circumstances of death. 1280 records (5.98%) do not have details.

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Air MechanicSven Walter Andines WENDES (235504)  Ext Link 1942-01-01 KenyaMombasa (Mbaraki) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJames Frederick HARPIN (1004510)  Forum Post 1942-01-01 United KingdomMaltby Burial Ground
SergeantKenneth William REILLY (R/74884) Pilot  Forum Post 1942-01-01 United KingdomStratford-On-Avon Cemetery
Pilot OfficerRobert Kelvin ALLEN (404945) Hudson A16-29  Ext Link 1942-01-0113 Sqdn RAAF AIR27 IndonesiaAmbon Memorial
SergeantWalter John LAY (408079) Hudson A16-29  Ext Link 1942-01-0113 Sqdn RAAF AIR27 IndonesiaAmbon Memorial
Flying OfficerJohn TURNBULL (642) Hudson A16-29  Ext Link 1942-01-0113 Sqdn RAAF AIR27 IndonesiaAmbon Memorial
Flying OfficerAubrey John Walter FROGGATT (89057) Pilot Blenheim IV T2226  Ext Link 1942-01-01211 Sqdn AIR27 LibyaBenghazi War Cemetery
SergeantJohn Duncan Mackay PRENTICE (968116) Observer Blenheim IV T2226  Ext Link 1942-01-01211 Sqdn AIR27 LibyaBenghazi War Cemetery
Flight SergeantDouglas Arthur YOUNG (751662) Wireless Op Blenheim IV T2226  Ext Link 1942-01-01211 Sqdn AIR27 LibyaBenghazi War Cemetery
Flight SergeantRobert Cyril WOOD (968384) Pilot Blenheim IV Z6148   1942-01-01236 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLiverpool (West Derby) Cemeter
Flight LieutenantMaurice Leslie Perry BARTLETT (43004)  Archive Post 1942-01-01272 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanEdward Neville MARSH (412164)  Ext Link 1942-01-015 EFTS RAAF AustraliaMudgee General Cemetery
SergeantRonald Graham White CARTER (655269) Pilot Hurricane I V7400  Forum Post 1942-01-0155 OTU United KingdomHylton (Castletown) Cemetery
SergeantJohn Anthony Goodhand FARMAR (777664) Pilot Spitfire Va R7226   1942-01-01603 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomDyce Old Churchyard
Flight SergeantJohn Walker Coutts BOWIE (561056) Blenheim Blenheim  Forum Post 1942-01-0162 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Pilot OfficerEric CROMPTON (401029) Blenheim Blenheim  Forum Post 1942-01-0162 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Flying OfficerFrank MARTIN (80560) Blenheim Blenheim  Forum Post 1942-01-0162 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Flight SergeantWilliam Watson MARTIN (536352) Blenheim Blenheim  Forum Post 1942-01-0162 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Flight LieutenantNorman Douglas LANCASTER (40397) Blenheim I L1414  Forum Post 1942-01-0162 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Flying OfficerGeoffrey William HAIGH (81335) Blenheim I L8440  Forum Post 1942-01-0162 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Aircraftman 2nd ClassRonald ASHCROFT (1071063)   1942-01-01938 Balloon Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomSalford (Weaste) Cemetery
SergeantHiram WOLF (R/77476) Pilot Defiant I N3432  Ext Link 1942-01-0196 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRainsough Jewish Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassEdward Uriah PENNELL (640601)   1942-01-01972 Balloon Sqdn AIR27 YemenMaala Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanSidney WHITE (23203)  Ext Link  Ext Link    anyWords   notWords   requestHandler   dateFrom=1942-01-01   dateTo=1942-01-31   sortb 1942-01-01RAAF Bankstown AustraliaRookwood Crematorium, Sydney
Aircraftman 2nd ClassHenry Frederick James BURDETT (1204511)   1942-01-02 United KingdomWimborne Minster Cemetery
SergeantStanley Charles JOHNSON (404504) Hurricane IIB AG679   1942-01-02 EgyptHalfaya Sollum War Cemetery
KapralJerzy CHODZICKI (P/782675) Tutor K3400  Forum Post 1942-01-022 CFS United KingdomFulford Cemetery
Flight SergeantBernard Peter O'NEILL (R/69028) Pilot Hurricane IIB BE483  Ext Link 1942-01-02402 Sqdn AIR27 FranceCherbourg Old Communal Cemeter
Pilot OfficerArthur Hakings WILKINSON (46963) Pilot Lysander II N1225   1942-01-0241 OTU United KingdomLeeds (Lawnswood) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanCharles William HALL (1358194)   1942-01-03 United KingdomCity Of London And Tower Hamle
Leading AircraftmanClaude WATTS (1258515)  More Details 1942-01-03 United KingdomNewmarket Cemetery
SergeantHarold Robert Stuart TREACY (778068) U/T Pilot Oxford II P6834   1942-01-03 ZimbabweBulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery
Flight SergeantStanley Walter CRADDUCK (754585) Pilot   1942-01-0310 OTU United KingdomSouth Ealing Cemetery
Flying OfficerAlexander James FRASER (J/3271) Hampden I AT123  IBCC 1942-01-03106 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantAlbert Harry GARDNER (1375226) Hampden I AT123  IBCC 1942-01-03106 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerDonald Arthur HOWARD (102537) Hampden I AT123  IBCC 1942-01-03106 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantKenneth McKENZIE (636348) Hampden I AT123  IBCC 1942-01-03106 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantWilfred JOWETT (1058855) Observer Blenheim IV P6959  IBCC 1942-01-0317 OTU United KingdomBradford (Thornton) Cemetery
Flying OfficerMelville John KINGSHOTT (400278) Blenheim IV P6959  IBCC 1942-01-0317 OTU United KingdomShawbury (St. Mary The Virgin)
SergeantRobert Macauley MASSON (1058546) Blenheim IV P6959  IBCC 1942-01-0317 OTU United KingdomAberdeen (Allenvale) Cemetery
Second LieutenantJames Sterling IDDESON (32766) Hurricane I Z4765   1942-01-03208 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flight SergeantGeorge Milburn BIGGLESTONE (754732) Pilot Wellington IC X9640  Ext Link 1942-01-0322 OTU United KingdomStratford-On-Avon Cemetery
SergeantHilbert Alexander McLENNAN (R/62633) Wireless Op Wellington IC X9640  IBCC 1942-01-0322 OTU United KingdomStratford-On-Avon Cemetery
SergeantBernard Bradley CONNELL (403041) Wellington IC T2953  IBCC 1942-01-0323 OTU United KingdomPershore Cemetery
Pilot OfficerRobert Petrie HAY (45428) Pilot Wellington IC T2953  IBCC 1942-01-0323 OTU United KingdomHuntly Cemetery
SergeantHubert Kilwa JONES (1186654) Wireless Op Wellington IC T2953  IBCC 1942-01-0323 OTU United KingdomLlanidloes (Dolhafren) Cemeter
SergeantJohn Harold MARSHALL (1310853) Wireless Op Wellington IC T2953  IBCC 1942-01-0323 OTU United KingdomChingford Mount Cemetery
SergeantRodger Bede MURPHY (403143) Wellington IC T2953  IBCC 1942-01-0323 OTU United KingdomPershore Cemetery
SergeantWilliam Gordon PENGELLY (915139) Wireless Op Beaufighter I X7563   1942-01-0329 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomMaidstone Cemetery, Kent
Pilot OfficerAnthony Nelson PRIOR (62305) Pilot Beaufighter I X7563   1942-01-0329 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomNorth Sheen Cemetery

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