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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.
113,641 records (92.88%) are "Accounted for".
99,560 are aviation. 14,081 are non-aviation deaths.
8,716 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.

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Your current query terms 1942-05 returns 107 records,

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Leading AircraftmanEdward Henry DAILEY (1426411)   1942-05-01 United KingdomCamberwell New Cemetery
CorporalThomas Edward MASTERSON (549891)   1942-05-01 United KingdomBlackpool (Carleton) Crematori
Aircraftman 2nd ClassGeoffrey Edward MEEK (1765072)   1942-05-01 United KingdomSheffield (Abbey Lane) Cemeter
Leading AircraftmanWilliam PREECE (1011196)   1942-05-01 United KingdomHeath Hayes (St. John) Churchy
Aircraftwoman 2nd ClassDoris LEYLAND (2088361)   1942-05-01914 Balloon Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomAudenshaw (St. Stephen) Church
CorporalCyril Edward THOMAS (1229394)   1942-05-02 United KingdomShrewsbury General Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanJames Herbert HALES (1000042)   1942-05-03 Sri LankaColombo (Kanatte) General Ceme
Aircraftman 2nd ClassWilliam PATERSON (1490945)   1942-05-03 United KingdomNew Monkland Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanWilliam Joseph HARPER (535820)   1942-05-03173 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Flight SergeantErnest Alfred DEVERSON (561529)   1942-05-0318 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomGillingham (Woodlands) Cemeter
CorporalRonald PETERS (539546)   1942-05-041 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 EgyptAlexandria (Hadra) War Memoria
Aircraftman 1st ClassAlbert Bertie HATHAWAY (1437229)   1942-05-07 Israel and Palestine (incKhayat Beach War Cemetery
SergeantFrederick Riddell LEVAY (1034615)   1942-05-07 United KingdomSalford (Weaste) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanLaurence STERN (1440612)   1942-05-07 United KingdomWillesden Jewish Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanDenis CLARK (923097)   1942-05-08 United KingdomHounslow Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanAlexander Abernethy HARRIS (1107006)   1942-05-08 United KingdomHalton (St. Michael) Churchyar
Leading AircraftmanKenneth Rigby RICHARDSON (1265002)   1942-05-08 United KingdomGillingham (Woodlands) Cemeter
Aircraftman 1st ClassWilliam Russell WINTRELL (1110643)   1942-05-08 United KingdomConsett Blackhill And Blackhil
Aircraftman 1st ClassArthur Henry PROTHER (856561)   1942-05-08923 Balloon United KingdomWarrington Cemetery
Flight LieutenantHerbert Keep WILSON (77873)   1942-05-09 Lebanese RepublicBeirut War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassWilliam George JENKINSON (1226267)   1942-05-09 United KingdomStoke-On-Trent (Longton) Cemet
Aircraftwoman 1st ClassMarguerite Ellen RANCE (892210)   1942-05-09 United KingdomSunninghill (St. Michael) Chur
Leading AircraftmanJames Percival SMITH (920372)   1942-05-09920 Balloon Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomSedlescombe (St. John The Bapt
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
Aircraftman 1st ClassThomas Edward WILLIAMS (1184379)   1942-05-1050 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Leading AircraftmanDavid BEATTIE (651622)   1942-05-10510 AMES EgyptAlamein Memorial
Leading AircraftmanJames William McKINNIE (1010283)   1942-05-1073 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Aircraftman 1st ClassClarence BRERETON (940048)   1942-05-11 Hong KongSai Wan War Cemetery
CorporalJames URQUHART (534480)   1942-05-11 IndiaGauhati War Cemetery
Private MARKUS GORIEL (4905)   1942-05-11 IraqHabbaniya Memorial
Aircraftman 2nd ClassArthur John LANGDON (1027039) Wireless Op   1942-05-11 United KingdomFort Pitt Military Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassIvy Craig Haining BLACK (1550173)   1942-05-11214 Sqdn AIR27 IraqMosul War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassPatrick Joseph BRENNAN (1082060)   1942-05-1162 Sqdn AIR27 IndiaCalcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemeter
Aircraftman 2nd ClassGeorge William Cowley UGLE (1246315)   1942-05-1162 Sqdn AIR27 IndiaCalcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemeter
SergeantRobert Charles LUXON (1199803) Pilot   1942-05-12 EgyptSuez War Memorial Cemetery
Flying OfficerFrank GWYTHER-JONES (77653)   1942-05-1270 AS South AfricaKimberley (West End) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanAlfred George GARDNER (1288288)   1942-05-13 United KingdomWalthamstow (Queen's Road) Cem
Aircraftman 1st ClassWilliam Frederick Alec JEFFORD (1422615)   1942-05-13 United KingdomLyme Regis Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanLeslie Leonard MALCOLM (1202886)   1942-05-14 IndiaKirkee War Cemetery
SergeantWilliam WEAVER (391936)   1942-05-14 United KingdomWillesborough Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassJames Herbert ROWLAND (1023532)   1942-05-15 Israel and Palestine (incKhayat Beach War Cemetery
Flight SergeantRoland Tulk HOBBY (362930)   1942-05-15 PakistanKarachi War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassMax SEALS (1454937)   1942-05-15 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 1st ClassAlfred FENGER (774245)   1942-05-15112 Sqdn AIR27 Israel and Palestine (incRamleh War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanDennis Kaysbrook TILLEY (947381)   1942-05-1539 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanDonald Frederick PRATT (1280872)   1942-05-16 IndiaDelhi War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanThomas WEAVER (860303)   1942-05-16 United KingdomBristol (Greenbank) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanAlan RICHARDSON (1103775)   1942-05-16602 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLamesley (St. Andrew) Churchya
Aircraftwoman 1st ClassKathleen GAY (447103)   1942-05-17 United KingdomFalmouth Cemetery, Cornwall

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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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