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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

By year of death : 1939 | 1940 | 1941 | 1942 | 1943 | 1944 | 1945 | 1946 | 1947

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Your current query terms 1946 returns 2390 records, 1661 records (69.50%) have circumstances of death. 729 records (30.50%) do not have details.

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Leading AircraftmanStanley Victor ASPIN (1525852)  Forum Post 1946-01-01 United KingdomKirkham (St. Michael) Churchya
Leading AircraftmanFrederick Charles BLAKE (1205767)   1946-01-01 United KingdomBlewbury (St. Michael) Churchy
Aircraftman 2nd ClassThomas Kenneth JONES (649760)   1946-01-01 United KingdomHoylake (Grange) Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassRobert Duncan MITCHELL (1374314)  Forum Post 1946-01-01 United KingdomBirmingham (Yardley) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanJohn Williams MURRAY (66911)  Forum Post 1946-01-016453 SE GermanyBecklingen War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd Class PRABHAKAR MORSHWAR DANDEKAR (IND/32336)   1946-01-02 IndiaImphal Cremation Memorial
Leading AircraftmanGeorge WILKINSON (1521479)   1946-01-02 IndiaMadras War Cemetery, Chennai
Aircraftman 2nd ClassRobert SCOTT (1626121)   1946-01-02 United KingdomReading (Henley Road) Cemetery
PorucznikJan SCHANDLER (P/2428) Mustang KH836  Forum Post  Forum Post 1946-01-02303 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomNewark-Upon-Trent Cemetery
Flight LieutenantLeonard MILLER (2451) Pilot Meteor III EE335  Forum Post 1946-01-0274 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBath (Haycombe) Cemetery
MajorJohn Francis MacRITCHIE (203331 V)  Forum Post  Ext Link 1946-01-03 South AfricaJohannesburg (West Park) Cemet
Warrant OfficerHarold Sydney PEARCE (1254047)  Forum Post 1946-01-03 United KingdomTottenham Cemetery
MatroosBenjamin Bernard KOMKOMMERMAN () Anson I MG445  Forum Post 1946-01-035 ANS United KingdomJurby (St. Patrick) Churchyard
Sierzant-PodchorazyWladyslaw H BELLER (P/705585) Anson I MG445  Forum Post 1946-01-035ANS United KingdomJurby (St. Patrick) Churchyard
Leading AircraftmanCecil SEVICKE-JONES (4217075)  Forum Post 1946-01-04 New ZealandFairlie Cemetery
Warrant OfficerCharles Henry BULL (346100)   1946-01-04 United KingdomEling (St. Mary) Churchyard Ex
Leading AircraftmanAlgia Walter GOTOBED (1225551)   1946-01-04 United KingdomEly Cemetery
Flying OfficerEdward MARTIN (J/26293) Navigator  Forum Post 1946-01-04 United KingdomBrookwood Military Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanJohn Aaron PARNHAM (1502442)   1946-01-04 United KingdomNottingham Southern Cemetery
Warrant OfficerClifford Sydney BRAIN (577397) Wireless Op Liberator KK331  Forum Post 1946-01-04111 OTU NorwayStavanger (Eiganes) Churchyard
Warrant OfficerFrank BRINDLE (1477971) Pilot Liberator KK331  Forum Post 1946-01-04111 OTU NorwayStavanger (Eiganes) Churchyard
Flight SergeantHedley EDWARDS (1174825) Pilot Liberator KK331  Forum Post 1946-01-04111 OTU NorwayStavanger (Eiganes) Churchyard
Flight SergeantEric NEEDHAM (1685783) Flight Engi Liberator KK331  Forum Post 1946-01-04111 OTU NorwayStavanger (Eiganes) Churchyard
Flight SergeantJohn Reginald PAGE (960816) Navigator ( Liberator KK331  Forum Post 1946-01-04111 OTU NorwayStavanger (Eiganes) Churchyard
Warrant OfficerErnest Francis SADLER (1310958) Wireless Op Liberator KK331  Forum Post 1946-01-04111 OTU NorwayStavanger (Eiganes) Churchyard
Flight SergeantRaymond George TATTINGHAM (1607321) Navigator/W Liberator KK331  Forum Post 1946-01-04111 OTU NorwayStavanger (Eiganes) Churchyard
Flight SergeantStephenson Churchill WELLS (1804997) Navigator/W Liberator KK331  Forum Post 1946-01-04111 OTU NorwayStavanger (Eiganes) Churchyard
Leading AircraftmanJohn SLACK (1452393)   1946-01-042883 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomManchester (Philips Park) Ceme
Warrant Officer Class IIB J OOSTHUIZEN (607526V)   1946-01-05 EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery
Enrolled Follower MUHAMMAD ALI (72226)   1946-01-05 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Leading AircraftmanKenneth John ALLEN (957590)   1946-01-05 United KingdomKettering Crematorium
SergeantFrederick Robert COWAN (328770)  Forum Post 1946-01-05 United KingdomGlasgow Western Necropolis
Flight SergeantArnold GOLIGHTLY (807147)  Forum Post 1946-01-05 United KingdomSunderland (Bishopwearmouth) C
Leading AircraftmanHarry LAYCOCK (1309515)  Forum Post 1946-01-05 United KingdomHylton (Castletown) Cemetery
CorporalJosephine NAPIER (431566)  Forum Post 1946-01-05 United KingdomNew Deer Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassDennis WARREN (2222334)   1946-01-05 United KingdomDerby (Normanton) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanNorman WILSON (1083687)  Forum Post 1946-01-05 United KingdomRyton Cemetery
Air CorporalWilliam NEILSON (96380V)  More Details 1946-01-06 South AfricaMakopane (Or Potgietersrust) C
Leading AircraftmanAlan Everard DIXON (3024530)   1946-01-06 United KingdomClifton-In-Workington Churchya
SergeantJohn Murig HUGHES (1413151)  More Details 1946-01-06 United KingdomBlaenogwr Cemetery
CorporalEmily TAYLOR (2095035)  Forum Post 1946-01-06 United KingdomHinderwell Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanMarston Winthorpe CROUCH (153861)  Forum Post 1946-01-0638 OBU MalaysiaLabuan War Cemetery
Squadron LeaderDouglas Mackenzie DAVIDSON (402321) Spitfire TZ106  Forum Post 1946-01-06453 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBrookwood Military Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanAllan Rhodes PARKER (2207351)  Ext Link 1946-01-07 South AfricaCape Town (Maitland) Cemetery
SergeantJack BLAIN (526182)  Forum Post 1946-01-07 United KingdomKettle Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassErnest Noel DEARDEN (1027967)   1946-01-07 United KingdomBirmingham (Lodge Hill) Cemete
Flight SergeantRobert Wilfred HANSFORD (568300)   1946-01-07 United KingdomWest Hill (St. Michael) Church
Flying OfficerBurrell Alwyn Tovell SOUNDY (425025)  Forum Post  Forum Post 1946-01-07 United KingdomSleaford Cemetery
Flight SergeantStanley James UPSALL (370366)   1946-01-07 United KingdomClevedon (St. Andrew) Churchya
Flight SergeantGordon ROBINSON (1819645) Wireless Op Oxford PH242  Forum Post 1946-01-0721 PAFU United KingdomNottingham Northern Cemetery

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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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