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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

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Your current query terms 1942 Europe returns 397 records,

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Aircraftman 2nd ClassRonald ASHCROFT (1071063)   1942-01-01938 Balloon Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomSalford (Weaste) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassHenry Frederick James BURDETT (1204511)   1942-01-02 United KingdomWimborne Minster Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanCharles William HALL (1358194)   1942-01-03 United KingdomCity Of London And Tower Hamle
Flight SergeantStanley Walter CRADDUCK (754585) Pilot   1942-01-0310 OTU United KingdomSouth Ealing Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAlfred Alick VAUGHAN (1215021)   1942-01-05 United KingdomChadwell St. Mary Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassAlan DENTON (1238106)   1942-01-06 United KingdomSpridlington (St. Hilary) Chur
Leading AircraftmanEdward George PHILLIPS (350516)   1942-01-08 United KingdomBurnham-On-Sea Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanHubert Arthur WILSON (1326571)   1942-01-08825 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHillingdon And Uxbridge Cemete
Aircraftman 2nd ClassThomas HART (1449767)   1942-01-09 United KingdomEast Finchley Cemetery And St.
Aircraftman 2nd ClassErnest LIVESEY (1132632)   1942-01-09 United KingdomNew Row Methodist Burial Groun
Aircraftman 2nd ClassBasil ROBERTS (914590)   1942-01-12 United KingdomDorchester Cemetery, Dorset
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAlbert CULLEY (1528892)   1942-01-17 United KingdomKintbury (Christ Church) Churc
Aircraftman 2nd ClassHerbert Ronald JOHNSTON (1338245)   1942-01-17 United KingdomStreatham Park Cemetery
SergeantFrederick Charles ROBINS (1326775)   1942-01-17 United KingdomTopcliffe Church Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassCharles Joseph Oliver NERUSH (651209)   1942-01-18 United KingdomHarpenden (Westfield) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAmos William BAKER (1455545)   1942-01-19 United KingdomMepal (St. Mary) Churchyard
Pilot OfficerWilliam Rupert ELLIS (100669)   1942-01-20944 Balloon Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomDunham Massey Church Burial Gr
Aircraftwoman 1st ClassJoan Eileen WHITLOCK (447215)   1942-01-21 United KingdomSlough (Stoke Road) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassDouglas Samuel BARACLOUGH (1417096)   1942-01-29 United KingdomBushbury (St. Mary) Churchyard
Aircraftman 2nd ClassGordon Francis Albert BARRETT (1338130) Wireless Op   1942-01-29 United KingdomCheltenham Cemetery, Prestbury
Leading AircraftmanStanley Arthur BACON (1082679)   1942-01-31 United KingdomSprowston (Ss. Mary And Margar
Aircraftman 1st ClassFrederick Patrick CHANTRY (1359254)   1942-02-01 United KingdomStreatham Park Cemetery
SergeantWilliam Eric ELLIOTT (919864)   1942-02-02 United KingdomWitley (All Saints) Churchyard
Aircraftman 2nd ClassStephen W. JOYCE (1302852)   1942-02-02 United KingdomGwersyllt (Holy Trinity) Churc
Leading AircraftmanJames HOWLETT (1353951)   1942-02-02802 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomKensal Green (All Souls') Ceme
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJohn Richard LAMBERT (1621649)   1942-02-03 United KingdomNew Southgate Cemetery
Flight SergeantFrancis George MATHEWS (357970)   1942-02-03 United KingdomPershore Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanAlbert Edward COPPINS (1209016)   1942-02-04 United KingdomBarking (Rippleside) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassReginald James GREATHEAD (1397957)   1942-02-04 United KingdomWeeton (St. Michael) Churchyar
Aircraftman 2nd ClassHerbert HUGHES (1422214)   1942-02-05 United KingdomRhyl Town Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassCharles Alexander WALTERS (309719)   1942-02-06 United KingdomTeignmouth Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanJames Stanley WATTS (1380222)   1942-02-08 United KingdomGreenwich Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJames Edmund BRYAN (1514700)   1942-02-09 United KingdomLiverpool (West Derby) Cemeter
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJohn SNEDDON (1559889)   1942-02-09 United KingdomNew Monkland Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanJoseph Charles HOLLOWAY (1202601)   1942-02-09956 Balloon Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomErith (Brook Street) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassLeslie Ernest GRAVETT (1474544)   1942-02-12 United KingdomMitcham (London Road) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAnthony Joseph Roland ZOLKOWSKI (1610341)   1942-02-14 United KingdomBlackpool (Layton) Cemetery
SergeantRonald Enoch COWIE (1050122)   1942-02-15 United KingdomNewcastle-Upon-Tyne (Byker And
Leading AircraftmanDonald Arthur JANES (1183493)   1942-02-15 United KingdomHughenden (St. Michael) Church
Aircraftman 1st ClassWilliam Frank PRUCE (1263647)   1942-02-17 United KingdomChingford Mount Cemetery
CorporalJames William DENTON (867030)   1942-02-17937 Balloon Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomNewcastle-Upon-Tyne (West Road
CorporalOliver Frank CHEVERTON (346502)   1942-02-18 United KingdomCarisbrooke Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassCharles Canada Kirby DAGG (1459273)   1942-02-18 United KingdomDriffield Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassLawrence Frederick LONG (1286084)   1942-02-19 United KingdomColchester Cemetery
SergeantJohn STARKEY (350652)   1942-02-19 United KingdomBirmingham (Perry Bar) Cremato
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJohn Baker FRAME (1338213)   1942-02-20 United KingdomNorth Sheen Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJohn BUSTARD (1057964)   1942-02-21 United KingdomLambeg Church Of Ireland Churc
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJack SCOWCROFT (1034262)   1942-02-22 United KingdomBolton (Heaton) Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassFrederick Reginald Francis GIBSON (840190)   1942-02-22901 Balloon Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomGreenwich Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassPercy Norman BANGAY (1442293)   1942-02-23 United KingdomNorwich Cemetery, Norfolk

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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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