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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.
101875 records (83.26%) are "Accounted for".
94278 are related to aircraft incidents and
7599 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 1943-09-23 returns 248 records, 232 records (93.55%) have circumstances of death. 16 records (6.45%) 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 430923 - Unaccounted airmen - 23-9-1943
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Aircraftman 2nd ClassHugh Thomas BAILIE (1832447)   1943-09-23 AlgeriaEl Alia Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassDonald James CAMERON (133754)   1943-09-23 AustraliaNowra War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanLeonard Raymond MEERE (R/205555)   1943-09-23 CanadaSarnia (Lake View) Cemetery
SergeantWilliam Ramsay COWAN (401038)   1943-09-23 FijiSuva Military Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanCharles Sidney ELDRED (1039680)   1943-09-23 IndiaMadras War Cemetery, Chennai
Leading AircraftmanHarry Gilemore THOMAS (529304)   1943-09-23 IndonesiaAmbon War Cemetery
Flight SergeantVickers Kitchener CAIRNS (38108)   1943-09-23 New CaledoniaBourail Memorial
Squadron LeaderLancelot Henry HIGGINS (1061)   1943-09-23 New CaledoniaBourail Memorial
SergeantAllan WILSON (403751)   1943-09-23 New CaledoniaBourail Memorial
Leading AircraftmanDonald Osborne ROBBINS (1459118) U/T Pilot   1943-09-23 South AfricaVereeniging Old Town Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassAlbert Thomas BATH (1612293)   1943-09-23 United KingdomCity Of London Cemetery And Cr
Aircraftman 2nd ClassLeonard Anthony FIELDHOUSE (1137454)   1943-09-23 United KingdomOrrell (St. James) Roman Catho
SergeantKenneth Hood ROBERTSON (1550927)  Forum Post 1943-09-23 United KingdomAberdeen (Springbank) Cemetery
Flight LieutenantWilliam Leonard WEAGER (44896)   1943-09-23 United KingdomSt. Michaels (St. Michael And
Pilot OfficerKenneth Roy COWLING (419605) Oxford I AS618  Ext Link 1943-09-231 OTU AustraliaSpringvale War Cemetery, Melbo
Flight SergeantJoseph DOCHERTY (411878) Oxford I AS618  Ext Link 1943-09-231 OTU AustraliaSpringvale War Cemetery, Melbo
SergeantNorman Stirling GRAHAM (418504) Oxford I AS618  Ext Link 1943-09-231 OTU AustraliaSpringvale War Cemetery, Melbo
SergeantPeter Albion HENDRICKSON (419937) Oxford I AS618  Ext Link 1943-09-231 OTU AustraliaSpringvale War Cemetery, Melbo
Flight SergeantJohn Louis Ward BETSON (409887) Lancaster ED883  IBCC 1943-09-23100 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
SergeantPhillip Mclaughlin BIRT (1567298) Flight Engi Lancaster ED883  IBCC 1943-09-23100 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
Flying OfficerKenneth Rees BURBECK (51326) Pilot Lancaster ED883  IBCC 1943-09-23100 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
SergeantEdmund James DEAVES (1434590) Air Bomber Lancaster ED883  IBCC 1943-09-23100 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
SergeantWilliam Bunney MARCHANT (655660) Wireless Op Lancaster ED883  IBCC 1943-09-23100 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerHarvey George PRINS (415782) Navigator Lancaster ED883  IBCC 1943-09-23100 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
SergeantJohn Harris RODGERS (960866) Air Gunner Lancaster ED883  IBCC 1943-09-23100 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
SergeantRobert Alfred CLOTHIER (1386024) Wireless Op Lancaster III JA977  IBCC 1943-09-23101 Sqdn AIR27 FranceCholoy War Cemetery
Flight SergeantEugene Joseph COOPER (R/87128) Air Gunner Lancaster III JA977  IBCC 1943-09-23101 Sqdn AIR27 FranceCholoy War Cemetery
SergeantJack Rodney HAWORTH (1483107) Navigator Lancaster III JA977  IBCC 1943-09-23101 Sqdn AIR27 FranceCholoy War Cemetery
Flight SergeantRonald James RAYS (420270) Lancaster III JA977  IBCC 1943-09-23101 Sqdn AIR27 FranceCholoy War Cemetery
Flying OfficerArthur Oswald STAFFORD (138810) Wireless Op Lancaster III JA977  IBCC 1943-09-23101 Sqdn AIR27 FranceCholoy War Cemetery
Flying OfficerDonald Stuart TURNER (131600) Pilot Lancaster III JA977  IBCC 1943-09-23101 Sqdn AIR27 FranceCholoy War Cemetery
Flight SergeantWilliam Henry MacDONALD (1295086) Wireless Op Lancaster III JB152   1943-09-23103 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerRobert James Francis VIVERS (405986) Lancaster III JB152  IBCC 1943-09-23103 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
SergeantWilliam WATTERS (1349236) Wireless Op Lancaster III JB152   1943-09-23103 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomGlasgow (Riddrie Park) Cemeter
SergeantAlan Stewart BURGESS (1315388) Air Gunner Lancaster DV271  IBCC 1943-09-23106 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
SergeantThomas DUFFY (1037801) Air Gunner Lancaster DV271  IBCC 1943-09-23106 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
Flying OfficerLeslie Charles PITMAN (J/14636) Navigator Lancaster DV271  IBCC 1943-09-23106 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
SergeantBernard ROYANS (1247245) Flight Engi Lancaster DV271  IBCC 1943-09-23106 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerStanley Richard TRILL (149616) Pilot Lancaster DV271  IBCC 1943-09-23106 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
Flight SergeantThomas WHITE (1112318) Wireless Op Lancaster DV271  IBCC 1943-09-23106 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
SergeantKeith Vivian Arkle HOLMES (421717) Air Bomber Wellington IC DV815  IBCC 1943-09-2311 OTU United KingdomOxford (Botley) Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassArthur PARKINSON (1549143) Martinet TTI MS638  Forum Post 1943-09-2312 AGS United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerAlan Mello GARRINGTON (140881) Air Gunner Lancaster III W4991   1943-09-2312 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
Flight LieutenantLeonard Hugh Acland HARPER (60540) Pilot Lancaster III W4991   1943-09-2312 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
SergeantJohn Caradoc Lewis PRICE (1317199) Wireless Op Lancaster III W4991   1943-09-2312 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
SergeantFrank SHAW (1438055) Air Gunner Lancaster III W4991   1943-09-2312 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
SergeantRichard James SMART (1815430) Flight Engi Lancaster III W4991   1943-09-2312 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
Flying OfficerClifford SMITH (151244) Air Bomber Lancaster III W4991   1943-09-2312 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
SergeantJohn William WILKINSON (1522786) Navigator Lancaster III W4991   1943-09-2312 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
SierzantKazimierz LIPIEC (P/784732) Pilot   1943-09-23132 Sqdn AIR27 FranceDieppe Canadian War Cemetery,

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