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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 1942-04 returns 76 records,

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Air MechanicG C DUVENHAGE (337379)   1942-04-01 South AfricaKrugersdorp Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassWilliam HOWARD (1191636)   1942-04-01 United KingdomGorleston Cemetery
Pilot OfficerJohn Thomas MAINWARING (118496)   1942-04-01 ZimbabweGweru Cemetery
CorporalDonald Parr THWAITE (936982)   1942-04-01107 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBeverley (Queensgate) Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassStanley GREEN (1537292)   1942-04-02 United KingdomEastwood Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassWilliam Donald MOODIE (1561157)   1942-04-02 United KingdomGlasgow (Sighthill) Cemetery
SergeantWalter Ronald MULLETT (1104557)   1942-04-02 United KingdomHinckley Cemetery
Aircraftwoman 2nd ClassDoris Ethel THORNTON (454920)   1942-04-02 United KingdomChatham (Palmerston Road) Ceme
CorporalFrancis Albert Harry CLIFFE (551436)   1942-04-03 United KingdomBrookthorpe (St. Swithin) Chur
CorporalHarold Leonard Bruce NIEMAN (1427012)   1942-04-03 United KingdomBreandrum Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanJohn Henry RYLATT (770258)   1942-04-03 United KingdomMiddlesbrough (Acklam) Cemeter
Leading AircraftmanRussell Edwin UNDERWOOD (843175)   1942-04-03 United KingdomHorley (St. Bartholomew) New C
AirmanIoannis VAHOUMIS ()   1942-04-04 Israel and Palestine (incRamleh War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassCyril STORER (1576965)   1942-04-04 United KingdomChilvers Coton (All Saints) Ch
Aircraftman 1st ClassJames WEBSTER (1550246)   1942-04-04 United KingdomSedgefield New Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanJohn TURNBULL (955113)   1942-04-05 EgyptAlexandria (Hadra) War Memoria
Aircraftman 1st ClassThomas Henry TOMPKINS (1508491)   1942-04-06 United KingdomMarsden (St. Bartholomew) Chur
SergeantArthur Thomas Goodall GIBSON (1188264) Observer   1942-04-07 United KingdomReading (Henley Road) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanErnest Alfred RICHENS (967318)   1942-04-07 United KingdomInverness (Tomnahurich) Cemete
Private GEWERGIS YOUSEPH (2639)   1942-04-08 IraqHabbaniya Memorial
Squadron LeaderAlan Chave JONES (41587) Pilot   1942-04-0822 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomNottingham Southern Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassFrederick Isaac DAVIES (1253759)   1942-04-09 United KingdomYstrad Mynach (Holy Trinity) C
Flight SergeantJack JACKSON (191382)   1942-04-09 United KingdomAldershot Civil Cemetery
Flight LieutenantHorace Sydney HODGES (60587)   1942-04-10 United KingdomHarting (Ss. Mary And Gabriel)
Leading AircraftmanLeonard Francis SPARKS (215549)   1942-04-10 United KingdomNew Southgate Cemetery
CorporalJohn McELIN (956357)   1942-04-1093 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomStoke-On-Trent (Burslem) Cemet
CorporalErnest HUNTER (649774)   1942-04-11 Israel and Palestine (incRamleh War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassErnest Arthur GREEN (1528358)   1942-04-11 United KingdomBarking (Rippleside) Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassEllwood Douglas RUDD (1022093)   1942-04-11 United KingdomPreston (New Hall Lane) Cemete
Aircraftman 1st ClassJack KEYES (1258340)   1942-04-12 EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassHerbert EDLEY (1457905)   1942-04-12 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Enrolled Follower KHAN ZEB (5993)   1942-04-123 Sqdn IAF AIR27 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Aircraftwoman 2nd ClassMary BALDWIN (2055725)   1942-04-13 United KingdomSheffield (Crookes) Cemetery
Aircraftwoman 2nd ClassPatricia Dorreen SHEVLIN (2026146)   1942-04-13 United KingdomWandsworth (Earlsfield) Cemete
Leading AircraftmanJoseph ROURKE (1119672)   1942-04-14113 Sqdn AIR27 IndiaDelhi War Cemetery
Leading AircraftwomanDelcie Eva SMITH (420029)   1942-04-16 United KingdomChingford Mount Cemetery
SergeantHarry Ronald HARVEY (963266)   1942-04-16108 Sqdn AIR27 NigeriaYaba Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassRonald Henry COLES (1171040)   1942-04-17 Sri LankaKandy War Cemetery
SergeantAlfred William TAYLOR (50919)   1942-04-18 IndiaKirkee War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerKenneth Douglas QUICK (105570)   1942-04-18 IraqBasra War Cemetery
CorporalFrederick Charles BARNES (531800)   1942-04-18 United KingdomBrookwood Military Cemetery
Flight LieutenantSidney Francis TRIMM (43309)   1942-04-18 United KingdomWendover (St. Mary) Churchyard
Leading AircraftmanJohn Henry JONES (630049)   1942-04-19 IndiaCalcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemeter
CorporalVincent Francis MORRIS (612624)   1942-04-19 United KingdomWhite Waltham (St. Mary) Churc
CorporalEdwin WATTEN (871673)   1942-04-19 United KingdomMiddlesbrough (Acklam) Cemeter
Aircraftman 2nd ClassFred YATES (1144644)   1942-04-19 United KingdomRadcliffe Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassRonald GEE (1431988)   1942-04-20 United KingdomGee Cross (Holy Trinity) Churc
Leading AircraftmanRobert SMITH (991441)   1942-04-20931 Balloon Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomNewcastle-Upon-Tyne (St. John'
Aircraftman 1st ClassKenneth James RYAN (1316187)   1942-04-21 United KingdomBristol (Canford) Cemetery
CorporalWilfred Owen WOOD (549948)   1942-04-21113 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial

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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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