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

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 1942-10 returns 102 records,

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Leading AircraftmanFrederick LEONARD (1132890)   1942-10-01 EgyptIsmailia War Memorial Cemetery
Sepoy MUHAMMAD ALI JAN (2259)   1942-10-01 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Private TEWFIQ SAID (7175)   1942-10-01 IraqHabbaniya Memorial
Leading AircraftmanFrederick John REED (901659)   1942-10-01 United KingdomSparkwell Church Cemetery
CorporalJohn Cecil ROE (1484154)   1942-10-01 United KingdomEcclesall (All Saints) Churchy
Aircraftman 1st ClassAlfred MEGGETT (1014210)   1942-10-0155 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery
SergeantJohn James CLARKSON (567049)   1942-10-02 IndiaDelhi War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassWilliam GALLEY (1136557)   1942-10-03 EgyptIsmailia War Memorial Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassRobert John JOHNSTON (1480745)   1942-10-03 EgyptIsmailia War Memorial Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassEric Radford MAXFIELD (1198454)   1942-10-03 EgyptAswan Bandar British Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJames Nelson WILLIAMSON (1504974)   1942-10-03 EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassKenneth Gordon LEVETT (1222795)   1942-10-03 IraqBasra War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassRobert Sidney COLE (1413595)   1942-10-03 South AfricaDurban (Stellawood) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAlbert George GOOCH (1336935)   1942-10-03 United KingdomWoodchurch (All Saints) Church
Leading AircraftmanArthur HARDISTY (1242150)   1942-10-03 United KingdomYork Cemetery, Yorkshire
Leading AircraftwomanHilda May HYDE (451528)   1942-10-03 United KingdomGrays New Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanRonald William PENROSE (1302489)   1942-10-03163 Sqdn AIR27 EritreaAsmara War Cemetery
SergeantRichard Anthony Lister THORNHILL (1264690) Wireless Op   1942-10-03500 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomAmersham Consecrated Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanRichard James BAKER (1282426)   1942-10-04 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Leading AircraftmanGordon Richard NELMS (545303)   1942-10-04 Israel and Palestine (incKhayat Beach War Cemetery
Leading AircraftwomanStella Mary Caroline BROOKE-ALDER (444353)   1942-10-04 United KingdomGolders Green Crematorium
Aircraftman 2nd ClassGeorge James Arthur GIBBONS (1725753)   1942-10-04 United KingdomOxford (Headington) Cemetery
Aircraftwoman 2nd ClassSylvia EVANS (2085408)   1942-10-05 United KingdomWarrington Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassCharles WHITE (1543713)   1942-10-05 United KingdomAndover Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanMoshe DANINO (774189)   1942-10-06 EgyptFayid War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanArgryios SAMATAS ()   1942-10-06 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
SergeantHarry POINTON (344527)   1942-10-08 IranTehran War Cemetery
CorporalStanley Thomas STEVENS (915920)   1942-10-0871 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHanwell (Kensington And Chelse
Aircraftman 1st ClassArthur WILSON (1196821)   1942-10-09 IndiaCalcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemeter
Aircraftman 2nd Class TAN SENG HUAT (786070)   1942-10-09 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
SergeantThomas Wynford PARRY (1381589)   1942-10-09 United KingdomBettws Bledrws (St. Bledrws) C
Aircraftman 1st ClassAlexander IRVINE (1346955)   1942-10-10200 Sqdn AIR27 GambiaFajara War Cemetery
CorporalJames William GRAINGER (541894)   1942-10-11 GhanaTakoradi European Public Cemet
SergeantStacey Pilgrim DRIVER (24201)   1942-10-11 United KingdomRushden Churchyard
Aircraftman 1st ClassJames HENDERSON (1291614)   1942-10-1130 Sqdn AIR27 Sri LankaColombo (Kanatte) General Ceme
Warrant OfficerDonald Brownlee ROSS (565767)   1942-10-12 IndiaDelhi War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanPhilip Pearson FROST (1058550)   1942-10-12 United KingdomHessle Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassCharles THATCHER (1119272)   1942-10-12 United KingdomSunderland (Bishopwearmouth) C
Flight SergeantRonald Alfred STEVENSON (1375024)   1942-10-1238 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Aircraftman 2nd ClassD N GOHAIN (IND/13417)   1942-10-14 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
SergeantHugh McLEAN (552282)   1942-10-14 IndiaDelhi War Cemetery
SergeantThomas Frederick RUMSEY (637019)   1942-10-14 IndiaDelhi War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd Class NARAYANASWAMI (786303)   1942-10-15 SingaporeSingapore (Unmaintainable Grav
Aircraftman 2nd ClassThomas BAYTHORP (1689387)   1942-10-16 United KingdomBolton (Tonge) Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassCharles Walter KEELING (1454700)   1942-10-16 United KingdomOxford (Rose Hill) Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassWalter John PARKES (1049964)   1942-10-16 United KingdomBarwell Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassRobert Alfred Thomas PYLE (1181813)   1942-10-16 United KingdomPlymouth (Weston Mill) Cemeter
Leading AircraftmanArthur WORSLEY (1523411)   1942-10-16152 Sqdn AIR27 IranTehran War Cemetery
CorporalClifford John ANDERSON (644105)   1942-10-17 IndiaKirkee War Cemetery
Private KHANANIA MIKHAIL (2428)   1942-10-17 IraqBaghdad (North Gate) War Cemet

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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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