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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

122357 casualty records in this database.
106530 records (87.06%) are "Accounted for".
97233 are related to aircraft incidents and
9299 are non-aviation deaths..

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

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

Your current query terms 1943-04-04 returns 129 records, 120 records (93.02%) have circumstances of death. 9 records (6.98%) do not have details.

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For additional details around the circumstances of some of the casualities, Check the "Unaccounted Airmen" thread at 430404 - Unaccounted airmen - 4-4-1943
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flight LieutenantJack HAYTHORN (260722)   1943-04-04 AustraliaBairnsdale War Cemetery
Flight SergeantRoss Nicholas George ZIMBULIS (406419)   1943-04-04 AustraliaBairnsdale War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanKeith Theodore Lydon WADE (1337133) U/T Pilot   1943-04-04 CanadaMontreal (Mount Royal) Cemeter
CorporalWilliam Alfred BIRCH (1046274)   1943-04-04 EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery
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
Pilot OfficerEric Vernon FRANKLAND (144261) Halifax II HR699  IBCC 1943-04-0410 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerDavid Colin Tansley JAGGER (51701) Halifax II HR699  IBCC 1943-04-0410 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantWilliam Malcolm MAISENBACHER (R/137144) Halifax II HR699  IBCC 1943-04-0410 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerJohn Allistair WANN (J/9543) Halifax II HR699  IBCC 1943-04-0410 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerHarold Brock LEVINSON (128044) Spitfire VB EN926   1943-04-04118 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantAlan James SYMONDS (1195462) Spitfire VB EP226   1943-04-04129 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantAlbert John CARPENTER (413023) Pilot Hurricane II HV726   1943-04-04136 Sqdn AIR27 BangladeshChittagong War Cemetery
SergeantReginald Percival BILHAM (1293131) Wireless Op Stirling I R9327  IBCC 1943-04-04149 Sqdn AIR27 DenmarkEsbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery
SergeantEdward George KING (634371) Air Gunner Stirling I R9327  IBCC 1943-04-04149 Sqdn AIR27 DenmarkEsbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery
SergeantNeil MacLEOD (541514) Flight Engi Stirling I R9327  IBCC 1943-04-04149 Sqdn AIR27 DenmarkEsbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery
SergeantWilliam Edwin NORMAN (1214816) Air Gunner Stirling I R9327  IBCC 1943-04-04149 Sqdn AIR27 DenmarkEsbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery
SergeantJames PALMER (1040061) Navigator Stirling I R9327  IBCC 1943-04-04149 Sqdn AIR27 DenmarkEsbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery
SergeantKenneth Andrew WAY (1389078) Pilot Stirling I R9327  IBCC 1943-04-04149 Sqdn AIR27 DenmarkEsbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery
SergeantRonald George WOODFIELD (1439456) Air Bomber Stirling I R9327  IBCC 1943-04-04149 Sqdn AIR27 DenmarkEsbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery
SergeantWilliam Cyril HALDEMAN (1291772)  Ext Link 1943-04-04156 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomIslington Cemetery And Cremato
Flying OfficerKarl GIRRBACH (407712) Lancaster ED615  IBCC 1943-04-04156 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyKiel War Cemetery
Flight SergeantKevin Robert HAZELWOOD (937603) Air Gunner Lancaster ED615  IBCC 1943-04-04156 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyKiel War Cemetery
Flying OfficerAlfred Beazley MARSH (107993) Navigator Lancaster ED615  IBCC 1943-04-04156 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyKiel War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerAlbert Leonard Stanley PORTCH (51888) Wireless Op Lancaster ED615  IBCC 1943-04-04156 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyKiel War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerStewart James VOLANTE (143771) Air Bomber Lancaster ED615  IBCC 1943-04-04156 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyKiel War Cemetery
Squadron LeaderThe Hon. Brian GRIMSTON (84667) Lancaster ED615  IBCC 1943-04-04156 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Warrant OfficerGraham Campbell STAFFORD (1182873) Lancaster ED615  IBCC 1943-04-04156 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantThomas John WOODWARD (1218440) Lancaster ED615  IBCC 1943-04-04156 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantAlbert Ronald BAKER (1585825) Air Gunner Lancaster I W4850  IBCC 1943-04-04156 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyKiel War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerCecil Harold DAVIES (142446) Pilot Lancaster I W4850  IBCC 1943-04-04156 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyKiel War Cemetery
SergeantPhilip Jack William GRIMWOOD (1159783) Air Gunner Lancaster I W4850  IBCC 1943-04-04156 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyKiel War Cemetery
Flight SergeantJack Arthur HOLDERNESS (1250340) Navigator Lancaster I W4850  IBCC 1943-04-04156 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyKiel War Cemetery
Flight SergeantEdward Thomas McHUGH (1105617) Navigator ( Lancaster I W4850  IBCC 1943-04-04156 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyKiel War Cemetery
Flight SergeantAlfred RIXON (630984) Wireless Op Lancaster I W4850  IBCC 1943-04-04156 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyKiel War Cemetery
SergeantKenneth William TAYLOR (647282) Flight Engi Lancaster I W4850  IBCC 1943-04-04156 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyKiel War Cemetery
Flying OfficerJohn BURGESS (128714) Bomb Aimer/ Halifax II HR754   1943-04-04158 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomCarnmoney Cemetery
SergeantJohn Robert FRANKS (998499) Flight Engi Halifax II HR754   1943-04-04158 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLeeds (Lawnswood) Cemetery
SergeantJohn KEEDWELL (925015) Pilot Halifax II HR754   1943-04-04158 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomSlimbridge (St. John The Evang
SergeantReginald Victor LOOSE (1395954) Air Gunner Halifax II HR754   1943-04-04158 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomStaines (London Road) Cemetery
Squadron LeaderAnthony Richard Henry BARTON (30104) Flying Inst Spitfire IIa P7378   1943-04-0416 OTU United KingdomTotteridge (St. Andrew) New Ch
SergeantChristopher Francis (Doogie) BALL (1268240) Wireless Op Wellington III X3471  IBCC 1943-04-0416 OTU United KingdomMiddleton Stoney (All Saints)
SergeantFrank Geoffrey BOWER (1575473) Navigator ( Wellington III X3471  IBCC 1943-04-0416 OTU United KingdomHucknall Cemetery
SergeantGordon HARDY (943042) Air Bomber Wellington III X3471  IBCC 1943-04-0416 OTU United KingdomLeeds (Harehills) Cemetery
Flight SergeantDouglas Grant NICOLL (R/124574) Pupil Pilot Wellington III X3471  IBCC 1943-04-0416 OTU United KingdomMiddleton Stoney (All Saints)
SergeantMaurice SHIBKO (1338228) Air Gunner Wellington III X3471  IBCC 1943-04-0416 OTU United KingdomMiddleton Stoney (All Saints)
Flight SergeantGeorge John CASSIDY (1380992) Spitfire VB EP608   1943-04-04167 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial

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