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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

122,434 casualty records in this database.
114,012 records (93.12%) are "Accounted for".
99,600 are aviation. 14,412 are non-aviation deaths.
8,422 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 1943-04 returns 107 records,

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Aircraftman 1st ClassLawrence WATSON (1291440)   1943-04-01 IraqBasra War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassArthur John MANNING (1666817)   1943-04-01 United KingdomBirmingham (Brandwood End) Cem
Aircraftman 1st ClassThomas Henry LOCKLEY (1537396)   1943-04-02 BangladeshMaynamati War Cemetery
CorporalRonald (Ron) SMITH (635271)   1943-04-02 BangladeshMaynamati War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassCharles William DRAYCOTT (1210907)   1943-04-03 EgyptFayid War Cemetery
CorporalWilliam RODGERS (531772)   1943-04-0320 PAFU United KingdomKidlington Burial Ground
Enrolled Follower DEO NARAYAN (8737)   1943-04-03984 Sqdn AIR27 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
CorporalEdward John BOTFIELD (942608)   1943-04-04 MaltaMalta Memorial
Air MechanicM J S MOSTERT (578282)   1943-04-04 South AfricaJohannesburg (West Park) Cemet
Aircraftman 1st ClassLeonard William READ (923979)   1943-04-04 TunisiaSfax War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassKenneth Miles WOODWARD (1175062)   1943-04-04 TunisiaMedjez-El-Bab War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanLeonard COLLEDGE (1425963)   1943-04-04 United KingdomTardebigge (St. Bartholomew) C
Leading AircraftmanRichard Kenneth (Ken) WRIGHT (1309941)   1943-04-05 LibyaTripoli War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanAlexander Calder CUTHBERTSON (1025728)   1943-04-05 TunisiaBeja War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJack HOLDHAM (1461656)   1943-04-05 United KingdomFrogmore (Holy Trinity) Burial
Leading AircraftmanJohn Joseph Wightman STEELE (1157888)   1943-04-05 United KingdomWindsor Cemetery, Berkshire
Enrolled FollowerV R ANANJAN (8408)   1943-04-06 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Enrolled Follower ABDUL RAHMAN (IND/51398)   1943-04-06 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Leading AircraftmanJohn McLEAN (850161)   1943-04-06 United KingdomSolihull Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassRaymond Arthur KILMINSTER (934057)   1943-04-07 United KingdomPontypool (Panteg) Cemetery
Warrant OfficerPhillip Henry MARTIN (342514)   1943-04-07 United KingdomSedgefield New Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassWilliam Henry MARTIN (852819)   1943-04-07 United KingdomSpondon Cemetery
Leading AircraftwomanMary Joyce ROGERS (431241)   1943-04-07 United KingdomLiverpool (Allerton) Cemetery
Air SergeantC G HARRIS (86519V)   1943-04-08 South AfricaBloemfontein (Hamilton) War Ce
Warrant OfficerRobert William SNOWDON (355725)   1943-04-08 United KingdomPenarth Cemetery
CorporalAlbert Charles Henry WEEDON (856015)   1943-04-08185 Sqdn AIR27 MaltaMalta (Capuccini) Naval Cemete
Aircraftman 1st ClassThomas BALE (1144479)   1943-04-09 LibyaTripoli War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanAlfred William EVANS (1051223)   1943-04-10 IndiaMadras War Cemetery, Chennai
Aircraftman 1st ClassGeorge Edward COLEMAN (1038201)   1943-04-10 United KingdomLeysdown (St. Clement) Churchy
Aircraftman 1st ClassFrancis STEEN (949441)   1943-04-10 United KingdomLiverpool (Ford) Roman Catholi
Enrolled Follower MUNNA ()   1943-04-11 BangladeshChittagong War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanHenry James LAIDLER (613929)   1943-04-11 Israel and Palestine (incRamleh War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassRonald Arthur Engelbretson COKE (1443022)   1943-04-12 United KingdomRadley (St. James) Church Buri
Aircraftman 1st ClassDavid Thomas JONES (1120283)   1943-04-12 United KingdomAberystwyth Cemetery
CorporalSidney Joseph TIPLER (1210600)   1943-04-12 United KingdomNorthampton (Kingsthorpe) Ceme
CorporalThomas Edward JONES (529752)   1943-04-12961 Balloon United KingdomTreorchy Cemetery
CorporalWalter GLOVER (1537166)   1943-04-13 IndiaMadras War Cemetery, Chennai
Air MechanicWilliam KERR (212708)   1943-04-13 NamibiaWalvis Bay Cemetery
CorporalWilliam John REDMOND (543477)   1943-04-14 EgyptSuez War Memorial Cemetery
CorporalBernard HARWOOD (615218)   1943-04-14 United KingdomNottingham Southern Cemetery
CorporalCharles Edwards HOLMES (1437869)   1943-04-14 United KingdomHethersett (St. Remigius) Chur
SergeantRobert Henry Malcolm THOMAS (505394)   1943-04-14 United KingdomSunderland (Bishopwearmouth) C
SergeantHarry Norman BATEMAN (657523)   1943-04-14221 Sqdn AIR27 MaltaMalta Memorial
Aircraftman 1st ClassEdward Henry GODSELL (1286070)   1943-04-15 United KingdomHampton Hill (St. James) Churc
Leading AircraftmanWilliam Samuel Edward WALLINGTON (919486)   1943-04-15 United KingdomLambeth Cemetery
SergeantRobert HENDERSON (1379032)   1943-04-15221 Sqdn AIR27 MaltaMalta Memorial
Aircraftman 1st ClassWilliam Thomas Matthew PRICE (1276964)   1943-04-1579 Sqdn AIR27 BangladeshChittagong War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassHenry RYDER (1524389)   1943-04-16 TunisiaMedjez-El-Bab War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanEdward Leonard ANDREWS (507989)   1943-04-16 United KingdomRainham (St. Margaret) Churchy
Leading AircraftmanGeorge William SUTCLIFFE (1633885)   1943-04-16 United KingdomBrookwood Military 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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