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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.
102066 records (83.42%) are "Accounted for".
94419 are related to aircraft incidents and
7649 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 1944-08-15 returns 115 records, 104 records (90.43%) have circumstances of death. 11 records (9.57%) 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 440815 - Unaccounted Airmen - 15-8-1944
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flying OfficerBruce Richard BANFIELD (4211791)   1944-08-15 New ZealandCanterbury Provincial Memorial
CorporalCyril John BROCK (918748)  Forum Post 1944-08-15 United KingdomOxford Crematorium
Aircraftman 1st ClassJohn William CASHIN (1044080)   1944-08-15 United KingdomMiddlesbrough (Thorntree) Roma
CorporalJohn Arthur FLEET (1549233)  Forum Post 1944-08-15 United KingdomPeel Green Cemetery
SergeantArthur HALE (1672855) Navigator/W   1944-08-15 United KingdomNewcastle-Upon-Tyne (Byker And
Leading AircraftmanFrederick Charles MASKELL (962144)  Forum Post 1944-08-15 United KingdomPettaugh (St. Catherine) Churc
Leading AircraftmanGeorge Hodgson SHAW (1481921)   1944-08-15 United KingdomBirkenshaw (St. Paul) Churchya
Aircraftman 2nd ClassClifford Henry SNUGGS (1879680)   1944-08-15 United KingdomBrookwood Military Cemetery
Squadron LeaderGeorge Albert WILKINS (45120) Pilot   1944-08-15 United KingdomCambridge City Cemetery
Labourer GILBERT (4933)   1944-08-15 ZimbabweBulawayo (Lady Stanley Avenue)
Squadron LeaderJames Lister SMITH (89712) Oxford L4635  Forum Post 1944-08-15 United KingdomAberuthven Cemetery
Flight LieutenantStewart Kitchener WALKER (J/12556) Pilot   1944-08-15122 Sqdn AIR27 FranceLuray Communal Cemetery
Pilot OfficerRobert Cecil HARDEN (402517) Spitfire NH493   1944-08-15132 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantRobert Samuel DARLING (1420671) Wireless Op Halifax II JN896  NA/PRO 1944-08-15148 Sqdn AIR27 PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
SergeantRonald HARTOG (1814810) Air Gunner Halifax II JN896  NA/PRO 1944-08-15148 Sqdn AIR27 PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
SergeantThomas LAW (1823733) Air Gunner Halifax II JN896  NA/PRO 1944-08-15148 Sqdn AIR27 PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
SergeantPeter Henry ROOTS (1394103) Flight Engi Halifax II JN896  NA/PRO 1944-08-15148 Sqdn AIR27 PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
PlutonowyJozef BIELICKI (P/793845) Liberator KG890  Ext Link 1944-08-151586 Flt PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
MajorStanislaw J DANIEL (P/0735) Liberator KG890  Ext Link 1944-08-151586 Flt PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
PlutonowyTadeusz DUBOWSKI (P/794215) Liberator KG890  Ext Link 1944-08-151586 Flt PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
PlutonowyStanislaw MALCZYK (P/793506) Liberator KG890  Ext Link 1944-08-151586 Flt PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
PlutonowyWincenty Tudeusz RUTKOWSKI (P/792934) Liberator KG890  Ext Link 1944-08-151586 Flt PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
KapitanZbigniew Marian SZOSTAK (P/76684) Liberator KG890  Ext Link 1944-08-151586 Flt PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
SierzantJozef WITEK (P/794534) Liberator KG890  Ext Link 1944-08-151586 Flt PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
Pilot OfficerDonald Mcfarlane BOWE (419550) Stirling EE975  IBCC 1944-08-151660 HCU United KingdomHarrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery
Flight SergeantRobert James DOUGLAS (426559) Stirling EE975  IBCC 1944-08-151660 HCU United KingdomHarrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery
Flight SergeantJohn Simpson PIPER (1880334) Flight Engi Halifax DG277  IBCC 1944-08-151663 HCU United KingdomCoulsdon (St. John) Churchyard
Flying OfficerDavid Nairn BLYTH (152432) Navigator Stirling EF210   1944-08-151665 HCU United KingdomEdinburgh (Rosebank) Cemetery
Flight SergeantFernard Joseph BARRETT (1671099) Wireless Op Liberator EW264  NA/PRO 1944-08-15178 Sqdn AIR27 PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
Warrant OfficerMurray Alexander BAXTER (416821) Liberator EW264  NA/PRO 1944-08-15178 Sqdn AIR27 PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
SergeantGordon Wallace JOSLYN (1605719) Air Bomber Liberator EW264  NA/PRO 1944-08-15178 Sqdn AIR27 PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
Flight SergeantJasper Victor LEE (1180518) Air Gunner Liberator EW264  NA/PRO 1944-08-15178 Sqdn AIR27 PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
SergeantWilliam PRATT (1570343) Air Gunner Liberator EW264  NA/PRO 1944-08-15178 Sqdn AIR27 PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
Flight SergeantRichard William ROBINSON (1271870) Navigator Liberator EW264  NA/PRO 1944-08-15178 Sqdn AIR27 PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
SergeantJohn WINTER (1824963) Flight Engi Liberator EW264  NA/PRO 1944-08-15178 Sqdn AIR27 PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
SergeantEdward George FRETWELL (1624918) Air Bomber Liberator KG828  NA/PRO 1944-08-15178 Sqdn AIR27 PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
SergeantWilliam George Clement GARNER (1890540) Flight Engi Liberator KG828  NA/PRO 1944-08-15178 Sqdn AIR27 PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
SergeantWilliam HUDDERT (1090541) Air Gunner Liberator KG828  NA/PRO 1944-08-15178 Sqdn AIR27 PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
LieutenantRalph Lawrence LAWSON (328846V) Pilot Liberator KG828  NA/PRO 1944-08-15178 Sqdn AIR27 PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
Warrant OfficerErnest Henry John PAGE (625177) Air Gunner Liberator KG828  NA/PRO 1944-08-15178 Sqdn AIR27 PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
SergeantRoland Charles PAIN (1313102) Wireless Op Liberator KG828  NA/PRO 1944-08-15178 Sqdn AIR27 PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
SergeantRupert Vincent STONIER (1579838) Air Bomber Liberator KG828  NA/PRO 1944-08-15178 Sqdn AIR27 PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
LieutenantAlan D STOTT (542708V) Navigator Liberator KG828  NA/PRO 1944-08-15178 Sqdn AIR27 PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
SergeantSydney John DAVIS (939218) Air Gunner Liberator KG873  NA/PRO 1944-08-15178 Sqdn AIR27 PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
LieutenantKeith FAIRWEATHER (542974V) Navigator Liberator KG873  NA/PRO 1944-08-15178 Sqdn AIR27 PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
SergeantCecil Edward FOREMAN (1600152) Wireless Op Liberator KG873  NA/PRO 1944-08-15178 Sqdn AIR27 PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
SergeantSidney Frank HORNE (1713591) Flight Engi Liberator KG873  NA/PRO 1944-08-15178 Sqdn AIR27 PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
SergeantMatthew Thomas MOUNTAIN (974761) Air Gunner Liberator KG873  NA/PRO 1944-08-15178 Sqdn AIR27 PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
Flight LieutenantEdwin Charles THYER (123035) Pilot Liberator KG873  NA/PRO 1944-08-15178 Sqdn AIR27 PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassArthur Heaton REEVES (1808706) U/T Pilot Harvard EX357  Forum Post 1944-08-1520 SFTS ZimbabweHarare (Pioneer) Cemetery

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