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

122,434 casualty records in this database.
115,669 records (94.47%) are "Accounted for".
99,698 are aviation. 15,971 are non-aviation deaths.
6,765 are still unaccounted.
39 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 1944 returns 1352 records,

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Enrolled Follower RAMAN (58129)   1944-01-01 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Flight SergeantLeslie George YOUNGE-HART (1390670)   1944-01-01 ItalyBari War Cemetery
SergeantEdward SCOTT (1134688) Wireless Op   1944-01-01 United KingdomMedomsley (St. Mary Magdalane)
CorporalWilliam George Victor SIMPSON (799744)   1944-01-01 United KingdomTorquay Cemetery And Extension
Aircraftman 1st ClassSydney Herbert BARTRUM (1724958)   1944-01-02 United KingdomMitcham (London Road) Cemetery
SergeantJohn Frederick Stewart STERRY (1267722)   1944-01-02173 Wing IndiaMadras War Cemetery, Chennai
Aircraftman 2nd ClassArthur Frank BETTERIDGE (1851094)   1944-01-03 AlgeriaEl Alia Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanGeorge Thomas WOOD (926235)   1944-01-03 ItalyBari War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd Class ANUTTAR BARUA (BVAF62)   1944-01-03 MyanmarRangoon Memorial
Aircraftman 1st ClassJohn HOGGARD (871725)   1944-01-03942/3 Balloon Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHull (Hedon Road) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd Class MUBARAK ALI (32182)   1944-01-04 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Aircraftman 1st ClassStanley Herbert ROGERS (1428236)   1944-01-04 Israel and Palestine (incRamleh War Cemetery
Flight SergeantClaude Gordon Christopher FLETCHER (964739)   1944-01-04 ItalySangro River War Cemetery
SergeantDesmond Arthur COOPER (568790)   1944-01-04 United KingdomKing's Lynn Cemetery
CorporalAlbert Edward HEWITT (869290)   1944-01-04 United KingdomSheffield (City Road) Cemetery
SergeantLeslie Donald HIGGINS (538609)   1944-01-04 United KingdomMarket Drayton Cemetery
Enrolled Follower HAZARA (5726)   1944-01-05 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Leading AircraftmanLeslie Albert PRINCE (1212067)   1944-01-05 IndiaCalcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemeter
Aircraftman 1st ClassCyril Lionel JOSEPH (1713592)   1944-01-05 PakistanKarachi War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassWilliam Douglas Hughes MOORE (1686959)   1944-01-05 United KingdomManchester Crematorium
Aircraftman 1st ClassFrank Aubrey BECKFORD (1612347)   1944-01-06 AlgeriaDely Ibrahim War Cemetery
CorporalLaurence Frederick BATEMAN (1241762)   1944-01-06 BangladeshChittagong War Cemetery
CorporalReginald John LEAVY (1037786)   1944-01-06 IndiaDelhi War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanI HATZIKYRKOS ()   1944-01-06 Israel and Palestine (incGaza War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanI IOANNIDIS ()   1944-01-06 Israel and Palestine (incGaza War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanJohn Bernard THOMPSON (1070609)   1944-01-06 PakistanKarachi War Cemetery
Flight LieutenantJames Thomas Edward FARMER (46793) Pilot   1944-01-06 United KingdomCaversfield (St. Laurence) Chu
Aircraftwoman 1st ClassVera WESTCOTT (2068205)   1944-01-06 United KingdomPlymouth (Efford) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassM V NAYAK (12846)   1944-01-07 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Aircraftman 2nd ClassD R PANDIAN (27965)   1944-01-07 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Aircraftman 1st ClassHubert James DEAN (1635204)   1944-01-07 PakistanKarachi War Cemetery
CorporalGeorge Annison SMITH (542588)   1944-01-07 United KingdomBrompton Cemetery
Enrolled Follower RIASAT (54546)   1944-01-08 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Aircraftman 2nd ClassLouis George RAMBERT (1685977)   1944-01-08 United KingdomOxford (Botley) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanAlbert Le Gordon READ (1233459)   1944-01-08 United KingdomEdmonton Cemetery, Middlesex
CorporalMaurice THOMSON (907573)   1944-01-08 United KingdomBarlaston Methodist Chapelyard
CorporalAlbert Edward TURNER (1195939)   1944-01-08 United KingdomStockton-On-Tees (Oxbridge Lan
Enrolled Follower BHUCH MASALCHI (52406)   1944-01-08155 Sqdn AIR27 IndiaGauhati War Cemetery
Flight LieutenantRobert Baker LLOYD (112872)   1944-01-09 EgyptAlexandria (Hadra) War Memoria
CorporalS ARSENIS ()   1944-01-10 EgyptKantara War Memorial Cemetery
Pilot OfficerHerbert HARE (157317)   1944-01-1047 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlexandria (Hadra) War Memoria
Aircraftman 2nd ClassGerard Harcourt BANNISTER (1604398)   1944-01-11 United KingdomBrookwood Military Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassFrederick COURT (1505976)   1944-01-11 United KingdomHyde Borough Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanDennis DEVEREESE (925580)   1944-01-11 United KingdomHawkinge Cemetery
CorporalRobert LISHMAN (526129)   1944-01-11 United KingdomOvingham Burial Ground
Aircraftman 2nd ClassEdward Michael KELLY (1900770)   1944-01-12 United KingdomLeicester (Gilroes) Cemetery
Flight SergeantEric Alan WAITE (1147946) Pilot   1944-01-12 United KingdomStockton-On-Tees (Oxbridge Lan
Aircraftman 1st ClassJames WARE (1511389)   1944-01-12514 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomScarborough (Woodlands) Cemete
SergeantEdwin JOSEPH (1257840)   1944-01-13 IndiaKirkee War Cemetery
Private ABBAS MOHAMED (8654)   1944-01-13 IraqHabbaniya 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 Englsted (JohnE) and many others. Off Forum Contributions by Jonathan Heyworth, Andrew Curtis, Russell Guest and Glenda Godfrey.

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