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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 1943-10 returns 133 records,

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Enrolled Follower ABDUL HUSAIN (51908)   1943-10-01 BangladeshChittagong War Cemetery
CorporalArthur LOWE (746121)   1943-10-01 EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery
SergeantNoel Albert MONDAY (812164)   1943-10-01 EgyptAlexandria (Hadra) War Memoria
Aircraftman 1st ClassErnest Holland TATE (1218595)   1943-10-01 IndiaDelhi War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassWilliam Herbert DYER (1802412)   1943-10-01 United KingdomPenmaenmawr (Dwygyfylchi) Ceme
SergeantAlbert Ernest HUGHES (353261)   1943-10-01 United KingdomGosport (Ann's Hill) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanKenneth William GRIFFIN (1109669)   1943-10-01136 Sqdn AIR27 IndiaCalcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemeter
Aircraftman 2nd ClassFrancis Percy LASBURY (1660100)   1943-10-015012 ACS United KingdomStroud Old Cemetery
Flight SergeantReginald James RIDER (1196269)   1943-10-01889 AMES TunisiaMassicault War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanSpencer George CHALLENGER (1316528)   1943-10-02 IndiaMadras War Cemetery, Chennai
Aircraftman 1st ClassAnthony ABELA (795188)   1943-10-02 MaltaMalta (Capuccini) Naval Cemete
Air CorporalSussie STEENKAMP (F/266856)   1943-10-02 South AfricaThaba Tshwane (New) Military C
CorporalHerbert James SHARP (1309667)   1943-10-032944 Sqdn RAF Regt AIR27 IndiaRanchi War Cemetery
SergeantBenjamin Joseph NOAKES (63025)   1943-10-04 AlgeriaEl Alia Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanRobert Fields PATTERSON (1662933)   1943-10-04 EgyptFayid War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanKenneth Arthur FOALE (1247774)   1943-10-04 IndiaMadras War Cemetery, Chennai
PrivateMikhail GEWARGIS (4378)   1943-10-04 Israel and Palestine (incKhayat Beach War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanPercy William SHEPHERD (1188749)   1943-10-04 Israel and Palestine (incRamleh War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanWilliam Edward BILTCLIFFE (951259)   1943-10-04 Sierra LeoneFreetown (King Tom) Cemetery
Leading AircraftwomanJoyce Elizabeth TUXWORTH (2053434)   1943-10-04 United KingdomGrimsby (Scartho Road) Cemeter
Aircraftman 1st ClassGeorge Robert INGHAM (1466467)   1943-10-042902 Sqdn, RAF Regt AIR27 Israel and Palestine (incKhayat Beach War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassRaymond Arthur HALL (1622519)   1943-10-05 IndiaKirkee War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanFrank WOOSNAM (625170)   1943-10-05 IndiaDelhi War Cemetery
CorporalEmery Esmy BROMWICH (847310)   1943-10-05 United KingdomCity Of London Cemetery And Cr
Aircraftman 1st ClassSamuel FENNELL (1864865)   1943-10-05 United KingdomBeverley (St. Mary) Church Cem
Leading AircraftmanRobert Albert Edward FROST (1471971)   1943-10-05 United KingdomChiswick New Cemetery
SergeantFrank Henry WITCHER (1645395)   1943-10-05 United KingdomWinchester (Magdalen Hill) Cem
Leading AircraftmanArthur MEDLICOTT (941069)   1943-10-06 AlgeriaEl Alia Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanDavid Harold BRISTOW (1808426)   1943-10-06 South AfricaKroonstad New Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassGordon Derrick BARNES (1816524)   1943-10-06 United KingdomBirstall Cemetery
CorporalThomas Raymond SMITH (1040013)   1943-10-06 United KingdomWakefield Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanBasil Thornton COOKMAN (1212798)   1943-10-07 AlgeriaEl Alia Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassM APPALARAJU (20211)   1943-10-07 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Aircraftman 1st ClassDennis Ian James LAWRENCE (1656599)   1943-10-07 IndiaRanchi War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanGeorge Griffith MARSH (641763)   1943-10-07 IraqBasra War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassArthur BUTTERY (1207240)   1943-10-07 United KingdomStoke-On-Trent (Tunstall) Ceme
Aircraftman 1st ClassWilliam Thomas SMITH (1380385)   1943-10-07 United KingdomSt. Breock Churchyard
Leading AircraftmanWilliam McKENZIE (1560184)   1943-10-072744 Sqdn, RAF Regt AIR27 TunisiaEnfidaville War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanEric Arthur CURNOW (912308)   1943-10-08 IndiaMadras War Cemetery, Chennai
Flight LieutenantClarence Gordon HILL (113555)   1943-10-08 IndiaCalcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemeter
CorporalSidney James PARKINS (1446639)   1943-10-08 United KingdomHendon Cemetery And Crematoriu
Leading AircraftmanWilliam SWENSON (613837)   1943-10-08 United KingdomBirkdale Cemetery
Flying OfficerJames Hope BEGG (123878)   1943-10-08208 Sqdn AIR27 Israel and Palestine (incRamleh War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassArthur HARRISON (1417015)   1943-10-085006 ACS United KingdomBirmingham (Lodge Hill) Cemete
Aircraftman 2nd ClassBenjamin Loos (Ben) WEST (1806909)   1943-10-0868 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRamsgate Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanErnest Leslie MARKHAM (1192166)   1943-10-09 United KingdomHarrow Weald Cemetery
CorporalGeorge Edward JONES (1420997)   1943-10-09236 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWorle (St. Martin) Churchyard
Leading AircraftmanRonald William WHITE (1627121)   1943-10-092859 Sqdn RAF Regt AIR27 ItalyBari War Cemetery
SergeantErnest Gilbert JOHNSON (1256569)   1943-10-10 EgyptAlexandria (Hadra) War Memoria
Aircraftman 1st ClassLeslie Vincent HOWELL (1427362)   1943-10-10 United KingdomStreatham Park 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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