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

122,436 casualty records in this database.
116,725 records (95.34%) are "Accounted for".
99,831 are aviation. 16,894 are non-aviation deaths.
5,711 are still unaccounted.
45 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.

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Your current query terms 1942-12 returns 75 records,

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Aircraftman 1st ClassAustin C. LACEY (1533668)   1942-12-01 EgyptSuez War Memorial Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJoseph HEMPSTEAD (1639207)   1942-12-01 United KingdomGrays New Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassCyril Ernest HOLE (1403916)   1942-12-01 United KingdomEaston (St. Paul) Churchyard
CorporalEdward John MORLEY (352869)   1942-12-01 United KingdomWest Ham Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassJohn REES (1296970)   1942-12-02 IndiaRanchi War Cemetery
Private KISHTO HORMIS (1759)   1942-12-02 IraqHabbaniya Memorial
Aircraftman 1st ClassGeorge Sydney BELL (1093388)   1942-12-02 United KingdomYork Cemetery, Yorkshire
Aircraftman 1st ClassHenry William Edmund HUBBLE (1218353)   1942-12-0236 Sqdn AIR27 IndiaMadras War Cemetery, Chennai
Flight LieutenantCharles Eric GODFREY (100489)   1942-12-03 United KingdomMansfield (Nottingham Road) Ce
Leading AircraftmanEdward Thomas John BAKER (1468409)   1942-12-04607 Sqdn AIR27 IndiaCalcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemeter
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJohn SPENCE (1141940)   1942-12-05 EgyptAlexandria (Hadra) War Memoria
Aircraftman 1st ClassThomas Humphrey BAIRD (1486551)   1942-12-05 United KingdomCastle Camps (All Saints) Chur
Leading AircraftmanChristopher Ronald LEES (1170845)   1942-12-05 United KingdomPortland (St. George) Churchya
Enrolled Follower SHANMUGAM (9627)   1942-12-06 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Leading AircraftmanRonald Francis GOULD (1245802)   1942-12-06 LibyaBenghazi War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassLeslie KING (1220226)   1942-12-06 United KingdomBarkingside Cemetery, Ilford
Enrolled Follower KHIYALI RAM (5894)   1942-12-062 Sqdn IAF AIR27 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Leading AircraftmanVictor William GUEST (710053)   1942-12-07 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
CorporalRoy John WHITE (552669)   1942-12-07 EgyptFayid War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanLeonard Sidney HIRONS (1041519)   1942-12-07 Sri LankaColombo (Kanatte) General Ceme
Leading AircraftmanHarold BELLIN (1065217)   1942-12-08 United KingdomDarton (All Saints) Churchyard
Aircraftman 1st ClassCyril HUTCHINSON (1134831)   1942-12-08 United KingdomLevens (St. John) Churchyard
Aircraftman 1st ClassLeslie Charles SABEY (1222184)   1942-12-09 EgyptFayid War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassFrederick Raymond ELSTON (1147720)   1942-12-10 United KingdomCamberwell New Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassRonald Joseph COOCHEY (1455227)   1942-12-11 AlgeriaLa Reunion War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanRobert Henry NELSON (1039759)   1942-12-11 United KingdomSeaham Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassJohn WARD (1415726)   1942-12-12 IndiaMadras War Cemetery, Chennai
CorporalJesse DAVIS (327619)   1942-12-13 PakistanKarachi War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassCyril MAYNARD (1246954)   1942-12-13 United KingdomRochester (Strood) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanAthanasios GERALIS ()   1942-12-14 EgyptHalfaya Sollum War Cemetery
Squadron LeaderEdward John Charles HATCHARD (87565)   1942-12-14 LibyaBenghazi War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassFrederick ELLIS (1670140)   1942-12-14 United KingdomSheffield (Shiregreen) Cemeter
SergeantBernard Ashton HARTLEY (901037)   1942-12-14 United KingdomWanstead (St. Mary) Churchyard
CorporalCharles Edward Hugh STRUDWICK (847118)   1942-12-14 United KingdomWoodford (Roding Lane) Cemeter
Air MechanicG STEERE (47688)   1942-12-15 South AfricaThaba Tshwane (Old No.1) Milit
Pilot OfficerPatrick Francis McDERMOTT (129059) Observer   1942-12-15 United KingdomLiverpool (Yew Tree) Roman Cat
Leading AircraftmanRobert Eric STREET (756901)   1942-12-15 United KingdomPort Sunlight (Christ Church)
Aircraftwoman 2nd ClassEmma Louise THAIN (2141337)   1942-12-16 United KingdomSouthgate Cemetery
SergeantPeter Frederick THOMSON (1254913)   1942-12-16353 Sqdn AIR27 IndiaMadras War Cemetery, Chennai
Leading AircraftmanAlfred Thomas FIELDHOUSE (1287399)   1942-12-18 Israel and Palestine (incGaza War Cemetery
Flight LieutenantGeorge Alan HAIG (47299)   1942-12-18 PakistanKarachi War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassRonald TURNER (1028581)   1942-12-19 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanWilliam HEYES (1022397)   1942-12-20 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassKenneth KENT (1522035)   1942-12-20 United KingdomSouth Anston (St. James) Churc
Leading AircraftmanRobert Edward GRAINGER (1038512)   1942-12-20130 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLower Mitton (St. Michael) Chu
CorporalClaude George WHEELER (1292669)   1942-12-21 EgyptAlexandria (Hadra) War Memoria
Flying OfficerStanley William CLARK (118134)   1942-12-21 United KingdomKingston-Upon-Thames Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanSydney H CROUCH (271329)   1942-12-21 United KingdomCity Of London Cemetery And Cr
Aircraftman 2nd ClassDerek Norman WEST (1605842) U/T Observe   1942-12-22 United KingdomGreenford Park Cemetery
Flying OfficerThomas OWEN-JONES (108573) Pilot Instr   1942-12-2216 EFTS United KingdomRepton (St. Wystan) Churchyard

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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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