RAF and Commonwealth Air Forces War Dead (Courtesy CWGC)
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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 1942 Africa - North returns 104 records,

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Leading AircraftmanMorris EDINGTON (979311)   1942-01-04976 Balloon Sqdn AIR27 EgyptSuez War Memorial Cemetery
CorporalFrederick ANDREWS (945335)   1942-01-09 EgyptAlexandria (Hadra) War Memoria
SergeantLeonard Alec BAKER (526668)   1942-01-11113 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptMoascar War Cemetery
SergeantSydney Ralph NOON (550675)   1942-01-23223 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptFayid War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassArthur George AMER (1261525)   1942-01-28272 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlexandria (Hadra) War Memoria
Flight LieutenantRonald George ASHTON (72471)   1942-01-29 EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanHenry Wilfred Sylvester COX (645795)   1942-02-04 EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassHenry Cyril ROBINSON (1053675)   1942-02-23216 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery
Warrant OfficerThomas Lowes CALVERT (100300)   1942-02-24 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
SergeantWilliam Henry Arthur DREWCOCK (551711)   1942-03-15 EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanWilliam David NESBITT (1062124)   1942-03-17250 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptPort Said War Memorial Cemeter
CorporalWalter Henry GILBERT (522881)   1942-03-27 EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanJohn TURNBULL (955113)   1942-04-05 EgyptAlexandria (Hadra) War Memoria
Aircraftman 1st ClassJack KEYES (1258340)   1942-04-12 EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassStephen George KIRKHAM (1180125)   1942-04-30976 Balloon Sqdn AIR27 EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery
CorporalRonald PETERS (539546)   1942-05-041 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 EgyptAlexandria (Hadra) War Memoria
Aircraftman 1st ClassEric Thomas Gleed OXFORD (636538)   1942-05-10 EgyptAswan Bandar British Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanDennis Kaysbrook TILLEY (947381)   1942-05-1539 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassAlan Francis Frederick ANGELL (1404495)   1942-05-21 EgyptFayid War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanFrank SUTCLIFFE (947630)   1942-05-25 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
CorporalGeorge William VIRGO (959023)   1942-05-29 LibyaTobruk War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanGeorge Victor BLAKE (1260954)   1942-06-03 EgyptFayid War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassReginald Charles LAND (1140786)   1942-06-05 EgyptFayid War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanClifford DOBSON (754202)   1942-06-08 EgyptHalfaya Sollum War Cemetery
Flight SergeantRowland Robert WARD-LEIGH (96092)   1942-06-1412 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanRobert Leslie FARMER (921853)   1942-06-15 LibyaTobruk War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassRonald Ernest Ronnie DABBS (1534751)   1942-06-16 EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassJack POTTS (618721)   1942-06-16 EgyptAlexandria (Hadra) War Memoria
Flying OfficerDouglas Rutland LEA (60707)   1942-06-20 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
CorporalCharles Edward WILLIAMS (527803)   1942-06-20 EgyptHalfaya Sollum War Cemetery
Flight SergeantSydney GOODFELLOW (335918)   1942-06-21 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Aircraftman 1st ClassEdwin POUPARD (1519572)   1942-06-22 EgyptFayid War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanWilliam Thomas PRATT (1187521)   1942-06-22 EgyptAlexandria (Hadra) War Memoria
Leading AircraftmanWilliam Arthur CLAVEY (905080)   1942-06-23 EgyptTel El Kebir War Memorial Ceme
Aircraftman 2nd ClassElwyn Arnold DAVIES (1089133)   1942-06-25 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassKenneth Arthur HYLAND (1545648)   1942-06-25 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
CorporalWilfred Albert MENDHAM (1352671)   1942-06-30 EgyptFayid War Cemetery
SergeantFrank Johnston RIGBY (1062352)   1942-06-30 EgyptFayid War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassSidney Albert PILBROW (627830)   1942-07-07 EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery
CorporalVictor Stanley (Vic) CHENERY (613335)   1942-07-11 EgyptFayid War Cemetery
SergeantThomas FIELDHOUSE (591216)   1942-07-11 EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery
CorporalSidney PAGE (639952)   1942-07-11 EgyptFayid War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanJames Edwin GREEN (642701)   1942-07-12 EgyptFayid War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanZadoc Calais DRAPER (1051256)   1942-07-15 EgyptTel El Kebir War Memorial Ceme
Aircraftman 1st ClassFrederick Henry AVERN (938560)   1942-07-16 EgyptTel El Kebir War Memorial Ceme
CorporalDavid BATES (632751)   1942-07-17 EgyptIsmailia War Memorial Cemetery
CorporalLeslie Bertram GOLDWIN (915860)   1942-07-24 EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassArthur RHODES (1127964)   1942-07-25 EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery
SergeantJohn Sidney CHEESEBROUGH (519888)   1942-07-26 EgyptKantara War Memorial Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAlan Cecil Colin LLOYD (577935)   1942-07-28108 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptHeliopolis War 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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