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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.
113,640 records (92.88%) are "Accounted for".
99,560 are aviation. 14,080 are non-aviation deaths.
8,717 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 | Jagan Pillarisetti's Bharat-Rakshak.

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 195 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
Leading AircraftmanJohn KEIGHLEY (992219)   1942-01-08 LibyaTobruk War Cemetery
CorporalFrederick ANDREWS (945335)   1942-01-09 EgyptAlexandria (Hadra) War Memoria
SergeantLeonard Alec BAKER (526668)   1942-01-11113 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptMoascar War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanAlexander Frank FERRIS (649669)   1942-01-15 LibyaBenghazi War Cemetery
SergeantSydney Ralph NOON (550675)   1942-01-23223 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptFayid War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanDavid MILLAR (574130)   1942-01-2470 Sqdn AIR27 LibyaBenghazi War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassJoseph Hebert NEILL (631004)   1942-01-2647 Sqdn AIR27 EritreaAsmara 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 AircraftmanEric FOGG (1160901)   1942-02-02 LibyaTobruk War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanHenry Wilfred Sylvester COX (645795)   1942-02-04 EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassSaunders Christmas DAVIES (1257049)   1942-02-08 EgyptFayid War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassCecil Herbert DUCKER (1251277)   1942-02-09 EgyptAlexandria (Hadra) War Memoria
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
Pilot OfficerAlexander CALDERWOOD (117618)   1942-02-28 EgyptAlexandria (Hadra) War Memoria
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
Aircraftman 1st ClassClifford WILLIAMS (642623)   1942-03-18 EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery
Flying OfficerNorman Kennedy LEE (84953)   1942-03-23272 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
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
Leading AircraftmanFrancis John Noel GORMAN (647105)   1942-04-23274 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerHarry Charles ENGLISH (101748)   1942-04-26 EgyptCairo New British Protestant C
Leading AircraftmanStanley Robinson BLAKELEY (976797)   1942-04-29 EgyptSuez War Memorial Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassJames Edward SMITH (1027280)   1942-04-29 EgyptHalfaya Sollum 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
Flight SergeantAlfred Reginald PHILLIPS (529759)   1942-05-10121 MU EgyptAlamein Memorial
Leading AircraftmanDavid BEATTIE (651622)   1942-05-10510 AMES EgyptAlamein Memorial
Leading AircraftmanJames William McKINNIE (1010283)   1942-05-1073 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantRobert Charles LUXON (1199803) Pilot   1942-05-12 EgyptSuez War Memorial Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanDennis Kaysbrook TILLEY (947381)   1942-05-1539 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJames Brown KENNEDY (1556699)   1942-05-18 LibyaTobruk War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassAlan Francis Frederick ANGELL (1404495)   1942-05-21 EgyptFayid War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanGeorge Williams GODFREY (1109641)   1942-05-21 EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerRichard Henry MAUNDER (48170) Pilot   1942-05-21 EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery
Flight SergeantLeslie William STAMMERS (748264) Pilot   1942-05-2333 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanZelig FELDMAN (774465)   1942-05-24272 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptKantara War Memorial Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassGeorge Harold BESSANT (1140917)   1942-05-25 EgyptSuez War Memorial Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassJohn Thomas HOLDEN (990096)   1942-05-25 EgyptSuez War Memorial Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanRobert LAWSON (546938)   1942-05-25 EgyptHalfaya Sollum War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanFrank SUTCLIFFE (947630)   1942-05-25 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
SergeantJohn Henry BELLAMY (1180375) Wireless Op   1942-05-26104 Sqdn AIR27 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
Leading AircraftmanTimothy Francis (Tim) COBB (902815)   1942-06-03 EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery

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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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