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RAF and Commonwealth Air Forces Roll of Honour - The Unaccounted Airmen Project

122,434 casualty records in this database.
115,669 records (94.47%) are "Accounted for".
99,698 are aviation. 15,971 are non-aviation deaths.
6,765 are still unaccounted.
39 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.

The data continously feeds into some Graphical Charts : View some of the charts here

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

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Your current query terms 1943 returns 1131 records,

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Leading AircraftmanJohn Francis CROFT (1353031)   1943-01-01 Israel and Palestine (incRamleh War Cemetery
Flying Officer GAJINDER SINGH (1670)   1943-01-011 Sqdn IAF AIR27 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Leading AircraftmanRaymond Frederick WYATT (322827)   1943-01-0129 OTU United KingdomCanvey Island (St. Katherine)
Aircraftman 2nd ClassFrederick Joseph ROBSON (1451531)   1943-01-0137 WU BangladeshChittagong War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassGeorge William CHAPMAN (1646545)   1943-01-021 RAF Regt School United KingdomMorden Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassEdward Hazer STANBROOK (1872646)   1943-01-022 RC United KingdomNew Southgate Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassGeorge Thomas RAYMOND (1296077)   1943-01-02959 Balloon Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBournemouth (Wimborne Road) Ce
Leading AircraftmanAlbert Arthur HARVEY (1056634)   1943-01-02980 Balloon Sqdn AIR27 IranTehran War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanFrederick Arthur BRUNTON (909910)   1943-01-02AHQ Malta MaltaMalta (Capuccini) Naval Cemete
Aircraftman 1st ClassHarold TIPPEN (1297906)   1943-01-03 IcelandReykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassWilliam WHITE (1037861)   1943-01-0454 RSU LibyaTobruk War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassWilliam George CLAXSON (1614713)   1943-01-05 United KingdomEnfield Crematorium
Aircraftman 1st ClassAlbert Ernest MOUNCHER (1403326)   1943-01-05 United KingdomCardiff (Cathays) Cemetery
Pilot OfficerEdward Henry TOWNER (120952)   1943-01-05500 Sqdn AIR27 AlgeriaDely Ibrahim War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassTerrence HOWE (1147690)   1943-01-06323 Wg AlgeriaDely Ibrahim War Cemetery
Enrolled Follower BABU LAL (50006)   1943-01-07 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Enrolled Follower SURJAN (IND/50552)   1943-01-07 IndiaImphal Cremation Memorial
Aircraftwoman 2nd ClassEdith Nancy MOXLEY (473491)   1943-01-07 United KingdomTorrisholme Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassCharles Edward PRIEST (1636529)   1943-01-07 United KingdomEnfield Crematorium
SergeantJack Haig MEDLYN (613005)   1943-01-08106 RSU AlgeriaDely Ibrahim War Cemetery
CorporalJohn Darby HARRIS (976121)   1943-01-08152 Sqdn AIR27 TunisiaMedjez-El-Bab War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassHenry MILLS (1418649)   1943-01-08615 Sqdn AIR27 IndiaDelhi War Cemetery
CorporalArthur YATES-DUTTON (1113952)   1943-01-0878 MU United KingdomWarrington Cemetery
Pilot OfficerEdward Ernest Hicks HALL (129177)   1943-01-091 ARC EgyptMoascar War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanJames WINTERBOTTOM (1051297)   1943-01-10 United KingdomPreston (New Hall Lane) Cemete
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJames Edward SHARROCKS (1865333)   1943-01-1011 RC United KingdomRhodes (All Saints) Churchyard
Leading AircraftmanJohn Morgan THOMAS (909811)   1943-01-1040 ASP LibyaTripoli War Cemetery
CorporalGeoffrey Crawford JAMIESON (1511798)   1943-01-1061 MU United KingdomManchester Southern Cemetery
SergeantJames George GIRDLER (517637)   1943-01-1194 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptPort Said War Memorial Cemeter
Corporal IBRAHIM SULIMAN (P/809)   1943-01-12 IraqHabbaniya Memorial
Leading AircraftmanGeoffrey William NEWELL (1198368)   1943-01-12111 OTU BahamasNassau War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassHerbert STOKES (1029232)   1943-01-12600 Sqdn AIR27 AlgeriaDely Ibrahim War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanSidney Frank STEDMAN (1312368)   1943-01-1261 MU United KingdomChesham Burial Ground
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJohn Francis NORWOOD (1238277)   1943-01-131438 Flt IranTehran War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassWilliam Arthur Thomas LAMBERT (1661091)   1943-01-133 SoTT United KingdomWestwood (St. John The Baptist
Aircraftman 2nd ClassColin METCALFE (1498813)   1943-01-1372 OTU KenyaNanyuki War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJames CRANE (2203694)   1943-01-143 RC United KingdomAlverthorpe (St. Paul) Churchy
Aircraftman 2nd ClassArthur Harvey Diamond DAY (1586379)   1943-01-154 RS United KingdomPlymouth (Efford) Cemetery
Leading Aircraftman CHENG KOK HUNG (630)   1943-01-15MVAF SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Leading AircraftmanLeslie Charles LAWRENCE (1193299)   1943-01-15RAF Eastbourne United KingdomBarkingside Cemetery, Ilford
Leading AircraftmanClaude BROOK (1118461)   1943-01-16 EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassRalph SMITH (1503904)   1943-01-16 LibyaTripoli War Cemetery
Air MechanicWilliam LUMLEY (327279)   1943-01-16 South AfricaPietermaritzburg (Mountain Ris
Aircraftman 1st ClassAlbert Markham JENKINSON (1527993)   1943-01-16 United KingdomNorton (St. Mary) Churchyard,
Aircraftman 1st ClassEdmond Sprainger CUBBON (553591)   1943-01-16CMU IndiaMadras War Cemetery, Chennai
Aircraftman 2nd ClassThomas TRAYNOR (1687200)   1943-01-17 United KingdomLiverpool (Allerton) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassArthur Picton DAVIES (1662171)   1943-01-172 PDC United KingdomSwansea (Morriston) Cemetery
Enrolled Follower MUNUSWAMI (9029)   1943-01-18 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Leading AircraftmanThomas DAWES (1478480)   1943-01-18274 Sqdn AIR27 LibyaTripoli War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanArthur David COX (1287574)   1943-01-18536 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomTottenham Cemetery

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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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