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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.

By year of death : 1939 | 1940 | 1941 | 1942 | 1943 | 1944 | 1945 | 1946 | 1947

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Your current query terms 1942-08 returns 101 records,

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Aircraftman 2nd ClassDenis BACKHOUSE (1227331)   1942-08-01 EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery
Flight SergeantNorman Eric RAY (517749)   1942-08-01 United KingdomAbingdon Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassWilliam James ROGERS (1273830)   1942-08-01 United KingdomBirmingham (Brandwood End) Cem
Aircraftman 1st ClassLeslie Arthur BOLTON (1187372)   1942-08-0117 Sqdn AIR27 IndiaCalcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemeter
Improver 2nd Class HAZARA SINGH (3412)   1942-08-02 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Leading AircraftmanJames Wilson JOHNSTON (1105914)   1942-08-02 IndiaCalcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemeter
Air MechanicGeorge SILBERMAN (95209)   1942-08-02 South AfricaGermiston (Primrose) Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassCharles Coulter WALKER (935742)   1942-08-02 United KingdomBradford (Scholemoor) Cemetery
CorporalHorace John YATES (813260)   1942-08-0269 Sqdn AIR27 MaltaMalta (Capuccini) Naval Cemete
CorporalDonald SIMPSON (984215)   1942-08-03 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Leading AircraftmanJames Henry BESWICK (867274)   1942-08-03 IndiaMadras War Cemetery, Chennai
SergeantJames Frederick MAYHEW (1189393) Wireless Op   1942-08-04 NigeriaMaiduguri Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanRonald SOLOMON (937539)   1942-08-04 Sierra LeoneFreetown (King Tom) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassSamuel MILNES (1736576)   1942-08-04 United KingdomSutton-In-Ashfield Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanFrank Edward GAGE (1354111)   1942-08-0422 Sqdn AIR27 Sri LankaColombo (Kanatte) General Ceme
Leading AircraftmanWilliam Henry CONYERS (981361)   1942-08-05 IndiaCalcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemeter
Aircraftman 1st ClassJohn Edward WALDEN (1440634)   1942-08-05 United KingdomRainham Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassFrank BOTTOMS (1487777)   1942-08-06 IndiaGauhati War Cemetery
Group CaptainGerard Joseph HANLY ()   1942-08-06 IraqHabbaniya War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassLawrence Edward FEDRICK (1301768)   1942-08-06 United KingdomEltham Cemetery, Woolwich
Leading AircraftmanEdgar Davies JENKINS (355046)   1942-08-06 United KingdomPontypool (Panteg) Cemetery
Squadron LeaderJohn Honeyman Clouston HARROLD (70282)   1942-08-07 SudanKhartoum War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassReginald DUNNETT (1634448)   1942-08-08 United KingdomGolders Green Crematorium
Flight SergeantBertram LOXTON (519567)   1942-08-08 United KingdomTardebigge (St. Bartholomew) C
Enrolled Follower RAGHAN NANDAN SINGH (7277)   1942-08-08253 Sqdn AIR27 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Enrolled Follower ZAFAR KHAN (7126)   1942-08-09 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Private NAJI SHUKRI (6285)   1942-08-09 IraqHabbaniya Memorial
CorporalG VOUVOUNAS ()   1942-08-09 Israel and Palestine (incGaza War Cemetery
Aircraftwoman 2nd ClassVera Elizabeth ROBERTS (2017315)   1942-08-09 United KingdomSouthampton (Hollybrook) Cemet
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJames ROGERS (1473175)   1942-08-09 United KingdomCheshunt Burial Ground
Leading AircraftmanPercy YATES (1174098)   1942-08-09 United KingdomStoke-On-Trent (Hartshill) Cem
Leading AircraftmanNathaniel William WILLIAMS (906674)   1942-08-0990 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBournemouth East Cemetery
Enrolled Follower MATA BADAL (8644)   1942-08-10 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Aircraftman 1st ClassRichard Crawford ROGERS (1476427)   1942-08-10 IndiaDelhi War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassWillie ASHTON (1087729)   1942-08-10 PakistanKarachi War Cemetery
Aircraftwoman 2nd ClassGladys Mary DAVIES (2078237)   1942-08-10 United KingdomAberystwyth Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanMontague Edward NICHOLLS (358340)   1942-08-10 United KingdomShrewsbury General Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanRobert John SLATER (1383217)   1942-08-10 United KingdomHither Green Cemetery
CorporalJack COOK (958578)   1942-08-11 EgyptFayid War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanAlbert William CRUSSELL (640536)   1942-08-11203 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptIsmailia War Memorial Cemetery
SergeantAlexander COOKE (1378672)   1942-08-12 United KingdomCambridge Crematorium
CorporalWilliam WILLIAMS (621470)   1942-08-12 United KingdomKirkham (St. Michael) Churchya
SergeantDavid Henry STINCHCOMBE (550734)   1942-08-12244 Sqdn AIR27 IraqBasra War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanWalter Lester DOUGLAS (1404855)   1942-08-13 EgyptIsmailia War Memorial Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanGeorge William ELLIS (1304200)   1942-08-13 IraqHabbaniya War Cemetery
SergeantRichard Barry BLOCKLEY (1125813)   1942-08-13148 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptFayid War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanHarold M. BUTLER (625055)   1942-08-15 EgyptAlexandria (Hadra) War Memoria
Aircraftwoman 2nd ClassAnn Joan DAVIES (2076919)   1942-08-15 United KingdomRhydybont Congregational Chape
Leading AircraftmanChristopher William GREENAWAY (1282363)   1942-08-15 United KingdomGraigfargoed Cemetery
CorporalArthur Ernest HATTLEY (845039)   1942-08-15907 Balloon Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWealdstone 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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