RAF and Commonwealth Air Forces War Dead (Courtesy CWGC)
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RAF and Commonwealth Air Forces Roll of Honour - The Unaccounted Airmen Project

122,432 casualty records in this database.
118,845 records (97.07%) are "Accounted for".
99,891 are aviation. 18,954 are non-aviation deaths.
3,587 are still unaccounted.
61 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 508 records,

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
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 2nd Class PRABHAKAR MORSHWAR DANDEKAR (IND/32336)   1946-01-02 IndiaImphal Cremation Memorial
Aircraftman 2nd ClassRobert SCOTT (1626121)   1946-01-02 United KingdomReading (Henley Road) 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
Leading AircraftmanJohn Aaron PARNHAM (1502442)   1946-01-04 United KingdomNottingham Southern Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanJohn SLACK (1452393)   1946-01-042883 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomManchester (Philips Park) Ceme
Enrolled Follower MUHAMMAD ALI (IND/72226)   1946-01-05 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Aircraftman 2nd ClassDennis WARREN (2222334)   1946-01-05 United KingdomDerby (Normanton) 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
Flight SergeantStanley James UPSALL (370366)   1946-01-07 United KingdomClevedon (St. Andrew) Churchya
Aircraftman 2nd ClassSamuel Alfred DUKE (1015704)   1946-01-10 United KingdomPlymouth (Ford Park) Cemetery
Flight SergeantHerman George COLLINGS (562039)   1946-01-10105 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomNorwich Cemetery, Norfolk
Leading AircraftmanJames Thomas GREGORY (1389124)   1946-01-102847 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomCamberwell New Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassThomas Henry JOHNSON (2234989)   1946-01-11 United KingdomUffington (St. Michael) Church
Flight SergeantJohn Thomas GERMAN (519186)   1946-01-12 United KingdomManchester Crematorium
CorporalCharles Edward RAYSON (1169342)   1946-01-12 United KingdomChilvers Coton (All Saints) Ch
Enrolled Follower BASHIR MIAN (IND/55203)   1946-01-13 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Leading AircraftmanRobert Harry ARCHER (1034701)   1946-01-13 United KingdomJarrow Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanWalter BAXTER (1133978)   1946-01-13 United KingdomLiverpool (Everton) Cemetery
Leading Airman JOHN MOSES ATTAGBA (WA/5424)   1946-01-14 GhanaChristiansborg War Cemetery
Air SergeantM M SMITH (F/265289)   1946-01-14 South AfricaPretoria (Rebecca Street) Ceme
Leading AircraftmanReginald Charles BAX (1241310)   1946-01-15 United KingdomCowes (Northwood) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanJohn Stranger FORD (1010236)   1946-01-15 United KingdomHornsea Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanWilliam MAYELL (1216654)   1946-01-15 United KingdomCrayford (St. Paulinus) Church
Aircraftman 2nd ClassCharles Kenneth HOW (1275551)   1946-01-16 United KingdomBranston (St. Saviour) Churchy
SergeantWilliam Henry SHEASBY (968880)   1946-01-16 United KingdomSutton Coldfield Cemetery
Enrolled Follower DHARAM SINGH (IND/51712)   1946-01-17 SingaporeSingapore Cremation Memorial
Aircraftman 1st ClassGeorge Raymond WILES (1074032)   1946-01-17 United KingdomAldercar (St. John) Churchyard
Aircraftman 2nd Class SUDHIR CHANDRA ROY (IND/16831)   1946-01-19 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Leading AircraftmanRonald John GRUNDY (130816)   1946-01-19 United KingdomAllestree (St. Edmund) Churchy
Enrolled Follower RAMJU (IND/74315)   1946-01-20 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Aircraftman 2nd ClassEdward Stephen HUMPHREY (2262064)   1946-01-20 United KingdomCamberwell New Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassThomas COUPE (1824553)   1946-01-21 United KingdomSt. Helens Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassMichael Alister GOWER (3000122)   1946-01-21 United KingdomCroydon (Mitcham Road) Cemeter
Aircraftman 2nd Class PANCHANATHAN (IND/14508)   1946-01-22 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Aircraftman 2nd Class SADIQ SAGIR AHMAD (IND/42297)   1946-01-22 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Aircraftman 2nd ClassThomas MADDISON (1596066)   1946-01-23 United KingdomHorden (Thorpe Road) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJohn Slavin LEE (1118786)   1946-01-25 United KingdomGateshead East Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanLeonard WHITE (1148360)   1946-01-25 United KingdomSheffield Crematorium
CorporalFrank Denstone SWIFT (206063)   1946-01-2513 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomSouthampton Crematorium
CorporalArthur CONSTABLE (1048982)   1946-01-26 United KingdomSutton-On-Hull (St. James) Chu
Flight LieutenantErnest Trevor HOLMES (137503)   1946-01-27 MaltaMalta (Capuccini) Naval Cemete
Aircraftman 2nd ClassHerbert Sidney AVERY (1467697)   1946-01-27 United KingdomSparsholt (St. Stephen) Church
Aircraftman 2nd ClassHarold William BARTH (2276047)   1946-01-27 United KingdomLuton General Cemetery
Flight LieutenantHarold Roy COOMBE (44029)   1946-01-27 United KingdomAndover Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanWilliam Henry RICHARDSON (1511095)   1946-01-28 United KingdomAshton-Under-Lyne (Hurst) Ceme
Squadron Leader BALBIR SINGH BHALLA (IND/2614)   1946-01-30 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War

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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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