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

122,434 casualty records in this database.
115,669 records (94.47%) are "Accounted for".
99,698 are aviation. 15,971 are non-aviation deaths.
6,765 are still unaccounted.
39 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 returns 896 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 1st ClassEdward Uriah PENNELL (640601)   1942-01-01972 Balloon Sqdn AIR27 YemenMaala 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 1st ClassAlfred William Stanning ROSS (800679)   1942-01-04 SudanKhartoum War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanMorris EDINGTON (979311)   1942-01-04976 Balloon Sqdn AIR27 EgyptSuez War Memorial Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAlfred Alick VAUGHAN (1215021)   1942-01-05 United KingdomChadwell St. Mary Cemetery
CorporalSidney Arthur JOHNSON (535077)   1942-01-06 IndiaKirkee War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassAlan DENTON (1238106)   1942-01-06 United KingdomSpridlington (St. Hilary) Chur
Leading AircraftmanJohn KEIGHLEY (992219)   1942-01-08 LibyaTobruk War Cemetery
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
CorporalFrederick ANDREWS (945335)   1942-01-09 EgyptAlexandria (Hadra) War Memoria
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
Air MechanicF CHEYNE (100629)   1942-01-10 South AfricaKimberley (West End) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanHarry NIGHTINGALE (954940)   1942-01-11 SudanKhartoum War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassWilliam Thomas DESNOS (1249057)   1942-01-11 YemenMaala Cemetery
SergeantLeonard Alec BAKER (526668)   1942-01-11113 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptMoascar War Cemetery
Wing CommanderCyril Thomas McKNIGHT (35043)   1942-01-12 IraqBasra War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassBasil ROBERTS (914590)   1942-01-12 United KingdomDorchester Cemetery, Dorset
Aircraftman 2nd ClassHarold WATERSON (1121265)   1942-01-14 IraqMosul War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanAlexander Frank FERRIS (649669)   1942-01-15 LibyaBenghazi War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassGordon John CARPENTER (1295462)   1942-01-17 SingaporeKranji War Cemetery
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 1st ClassFrank OTTER (776377)   1942-01-17237 Sqdn AIR27 KenyaNyeri War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassHerbert William HUTCHINSON (1350885)   1942-01-18 SingaporeKranji War 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
Aircraftman 1st Class MUHAMMAD TAHIR BIN WAHAB (785665)   1942-01-20 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
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
Air MechanicJ C OOSTHUIZEN (327375)   1942-01-22 South AfricaThaba Tshwane (New) Military C
CorporalMarjorie Joyce SKINNER (426755)   1942-01-23 United KingdomCity Of London Cemetery And Cr
SergeantSydney Ralph NOON (550675)   1942-01-23223 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptFayid War Cemetery
Aircraftwoman 2nd ClassMargaret Mary NEARY (2082045)   1942-01-24 United KingdomSt. Helens Cemetery
Air WomanM CALITZ (F/263724)   1942-01-25 South AfricaPotchefstroom 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
Aircraftman 2nd Class CHAN KHEY THYE (786044)   1942-01-29 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
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
Aircraftman 1st ClassFrederick Douglas BAILEY (1168446)   1942-01-29243 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeKranji War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanPeter Eric Godlonton WHITE (701305)   1942-01-2996 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
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
Leading AircraftmanEric FOGG (1160901)   1942-02-02 LibyaTobruk 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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