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

122,432 casualty records in this database.
119,104 records (97.28%) are "Accounted for".
99,891 are aviation. 19,213 are non-aviation deaths.
3,328 are still unaccounted.
62 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

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Your current query terms 1943-11-08 returns 57 records, 57 records (100.00%) have circumstances of death. 0 records (0.00%) do not have details.

For additional details around the circumstances of some of the casualities, Check the "Unaccounted Airmen" thread at 431108 - Unaccounted Airwoman and airmen - 8-11-1943
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Leading AircraftmanHenry John CANARD (907728) POW Died of Dysentry, Neuritis....  Ext Link 1943-11-08 IndonesiaAmbon War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanEric Norman JARVIS (1282273) POW Died of Bacillary Dysentry....  Ext Link 1943-11-08 IndonesiaAmbon War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanKenneth Edward PALMER (924405) POW Died of Bacillary Dysentry....  Ext Link 1943-11-08 IndonesiaAmbon War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassGeoffrey Elliott THOMPSON (1356432) POW Died of Bacillary Dysentry....  Ext Link 1943-11-08 IndonesiaAmbon War Cemetery
Warrant OfficerReginald Alfred HARDING (581216) Died in Barrangwanath Military....  More Details 1943-11-08 South AfricaJohannesburg (West Park) Cemet
Air SergeantArthur Lawrence ROSENBERG (240326) Died from Coronoray Thrombosis....  Ext Link 1943-11-08 South AfricaJohannesburg (West Park) Cemet
Aircraftwoman 4th ClassMyra SEARLE (95179) Died from illness.....  Ext Link 1943-11-081 FBRD RAAF AustraliaSpringvale War Cemetery, Melbo
SergeantLawrence William SWINDELLS (1549852) Pilot Hurricane RCAF 1361  Forum Post 1943-11-081 OTU CanadaArvida Protestant Cemetery
Warrant Officer Class IMandel Max EPSTEIN (R/104789) Catalina RCAF 9834  Forum Post 1943-11-08116 Sqdn AIR27 CanadaOttawa Memorial
Wing CommanderRalph Royden INGS (C/27599) Catalina RCAF 9834  Forum Post 1943-11-08116 Sqdn AIR27 CanadaOttawa Memorial
Pilot OfficerRobert Flemming LOWTHER (J/41907) Catalina RCAF 9834  Forum Post 1943-11-08116 Sqdn AIR27 CanadaOttawa Memorial
SergeantEric John MILLS (R/184018) Catalina RCAF 9834  Forum Post 1943-11-08116 Sqdn AIR27 CanadaOttawa Memorial
Flight LieutenantJoseph Coates REDMOND (J/5072) Catalina RCAF 9834  Forum Post 1943-11-08116 Sqdn AIR27 CanadaOttawa Memorial
Section OfficerIrene WATSON (V/30285) Catalina RCAF 9834  Forum Post 1943-11-08116 Sqdn AIR27 CanadaOttawa Memorial
Flight SergeantRoland Jack PEBODY (1132709) Pilot Hurricane II LB564  More Details 1943-11-08135 Sqdn AIR27 IndiaMadras War Cemetery, Chennai
Pilot OfficerWilliam John HALFPENNY (152239) Wellington III DF544  IBCC 1943-11-0820 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantJohn HODGE (1588682) Wellington III DF544  IBCC 1943-11-0820 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantAndrew Frederick PEART (1892378) Wellington III DF544  IBCC 1943-11-0820 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantJohn RAE (1396256) Wellington III DF544  IBCC 1943-11-0820 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantPeter SEAGER (1337616) Wellington III DF544  IBCC 1943-11-0820 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerHarley George WAUGH (130999) Wellington III DF544  IBCC 1943-11-0820 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantGilbert Leslie HART (1188562) Wellington HZ963   1943-11-08221 Sqdn AIR27 MaltaMalta Memorial
Flying OfficerNigel Louis KEEBLE (120034) Wellington HZ963   1943-11-08221 Sqdn AIR27 MaltaMalta Memorial
Warrant Officer Class IHoward William SHAVER (R/69699) Wellington HZ963   1943-11-08221 Sqdn AIR27 MaltaMalta Memorial
Pilot OfficerAlan Richard STEWART (405765) Wellington HZ963   1943-11-08221 Sqdn AIR27 MaltaMalta Memorial
Warrant OfficerRoy SWIFT (405528) Wellington HZ963   1943-11-08221 Sqdn AIR27 MaltaMalta Memorial
Flight SergeantLaurence James THOMPSON (1051996) Wellington HZ963   1943-11-08221 Sqdn AIR27 MaltaMalta Memorial
Warrant Officer Class IICarl Martin BERG (R/121885) Navigator Mitchell II FV927  Forum Post 1943-11-08226 Sqdn AIR27 FranceCalais Canadian War Cemetery,
Warrant Officer Class IIJohn Harrison COWIESON (R/122979) Wireless Op Mitchell II FV927  Forum Post 1943-11-08226 Sqdn AIR27 FranceCalais Canadian War Cemetery,
Warrant Officer Class IIJoseph Amedee GRENIER (R/145806) Air Gunner Mitchell II FV927  Forum Post 1943-11-08226 Sqdn AIR27 FranceCalais Canadian War Cemetery,
Flight SergeantKeith Mcrae SMITH (413145) Mitchell II FV927  Forum Post 1943-11-08226 Sqdn AIR27 FranceCalais Canadian War Cemetery,
Flight SergeantAnthony George HALL (1389585) Pilot Beaufighter TFX LZ408   1943-11-08236 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomCambridge City Cemetery
Pilot OfficerCharles Henry ROBBINS (169472) Navigator/W Beaufighter TFX LZ408   1943-11-08236 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomClandown (Holy Trinity) Church
Aircraftman 2nd ClassHenry Oswald WALMSLEY (1008928) 254 ASRU, was dangerously inju....  Forum Post 1943-11-08254 ASRU FranceBiguglia War Cemetery
SergeantWilliam GAVIN (1522920) Air Bomber Anson I N9855  Forum Post 1943-11-083 OAFU United KingdomDalziel (Airbles) Cemetery
SergeantLeslie John HILL (1603933) Wireless Op Anson I N9855  Forum Post 1943-11-083 OAFU United KingdomCity Of London Cemetery And Cr
Flight SergeantErnest Andrew HOAGG (R/150850) Pilot Anson I N9855  Forum Post 1943-11-083 OAFU United KingdomChester (Blacon) Cemetery
SergeantJohn Hedgley LEWIS (423142) Anson I N9855  Forum Post 1943-11-083 OAFU United KingdomChester (Blacon) Cemetery
SergeantDouglas John ROBERTS (1737592) Wireless Op Anson I N9855  Forum Post 1943-11-083 OAFU United KingdomKirby Muxloe Cemetery
LieutenantDonald James CAMPBELL (206104V) Pilot Spitfire Vc AB536  Ext Link 1943-11-084 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 ItalyMoro River Canadian War Cemete
Aircraftman 1st ClassTheodore Frederick BAMKIN (1191859) Died of burn injuries. Sustain....  NA/PRO 1943-11-0845 Sqdn AIR27 IndiaGauhati War Cemetery
Flying OfficerWilliam CLARKSON (133764) Baltimore IV FA523   1943-11-08454 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantThomas Norman GIBSON (1385020) Baltimore IV FA523   1943-11-08454 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantCharles Edwin Roy LANE (1314918) Baltimore IV FA523   1943-11-08454 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flying OfficerDouglas Victor MANSELL (135913) Baltimore IV FA523   1943-11-08454 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flying OfficerHarold Oskar SEIFERT (J/16852) Pilot Hurricane II HV700  More Details 1943-11-085 Sqdn AIR27 IndiaRanchi War Cemetery
SergeantLeslie Collier GRANT (1473338) Stirling EF156  IBCC 1943-11-08623 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantJames Aikman JOHNSTONE (1566488) Stirling EF156  IBCC 1943-11-08623 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantMaurice Basil LAING (414992) Stirling EF156  IBCC 1943-11-08623 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantReginald Vivian LOVE (392049) Stirling EF156  IBCC 1943-11-08623 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial

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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 Engelsted (JohnE) and many others. Off Forum Contributions by Jonathan Heyworth, Andrew Curtis, Russell Guest and Glenda Godfrey.

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