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

122,432 casualty records in this database.
117,729 records (96.16%) are "Accounted for".
99,884 are aviation. 17,845 are non-aviation deaths.
4,703 are still unaccounted.
48 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 1947-08-28 returns 24 records, 22 records (91.67%) have circumstances of death. 2 records (8.33%) do not have details.

For additional details around the circumstances of some of the casualities, Check the "Unaccounted Airmen" thread at 470828 - Unaccounted Airmen- 28-08-1947
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Aircraftman 2nd ClassDennis MARSHALL (2321361)   1947-08-28 GermanyMunster Heath War Cemetery
Leading Aircraftman BIJOY KRISHNA GHOSH (40456) Victim of the Post Partition r....  Forum Post 1947-08-28 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Leading Aircraftman CHITTARANJAN ROY (23269) Victim of the Post Partition r....  Forum Post 1947-08-28 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Leading Aircraftman GURBACHAN SINGH (42669) Victim of the Post Partition r....  Forum Post 1947-08-28 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Leading Aircraftman GURDEV SINGH (40750) Victim of the Post Partition r....  Forum Post 1947-08-28 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Leading Aircraftman HARBHAJAN SINGH (19076) Victim of the Post Partition r....  Forum Post 1947-08-28 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Leading Aircraftman JERNAIL SINGH (16512) Victim of the Post Partition r....  Forum Post 1947-08-28 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Aircraftman 1st Class KUNCHITHAPATHAM (18802) Victim of the Post Partition r....  Forum Post 1947-08-28 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Leading Aircraftman MURLIDHAR PANDURANG BELSARE (41100) Victim of the Post Partition r....  Forum Post 1947-08-28 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Leading Aircraftman NAND BAHADUR SINGH (23896) Victim of the Post Partition r....  Forum Post 1947-08-28 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Corporal NARAYANAN NAIR (15035) Victim of the Post Partition r....  Forum Post 1947-08-28 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Leading AircraftmanJacob PAYAPPILLIL ITTY (18113) Victim of the Post Partition r....  Forum Post 1947-08-28 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Aircraftman 1st Class RAI MOHAN BHOWAL (30746) Victim of the Post Partition r....  Forum Post 1947-08-28 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Sergeant RAMANUJAM SADAGOPA (19523) Victim of the Post Partition r....  Forum Post 1947-08-28 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Corporal SUBASH CHANDRA GHOSH (11288) Victim of the Post Partition r....  Forum Post 1947-08-28 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Leading Aircraftman SUDHIR CHANDRA BHATTACHARJEE (19497) Victim of the Post Partition r....  Forum Post 1947-08-28 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Flight SergeantWilliam Peter Watt McQUEEN (526358)  Forum Post 1947-08-28 United KingdomLeuchars Cemetery
Warrant OfficerWilliam Hubert REED (351037)  Forum Post 1947-08-28 United KingdomBrighton (Woodvale) Borough Cr
Aircraftman 1st ClassLionel WESTERN (1289988)   1947-08-28 United KingdomTaunton (St. Mary's) Cemetery
Leading Aircraftman UJAGAR SINGH (42505) Victim of the Post Partition r....  Forum Post 1947-08-2812 Sqdn AIR27 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Squadron Leader MOHAN DEV SURI (1655) Tempest  Ext Link 1947-08-283 Sqdn AIR27 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Pilot Officer RAGHU NATH BANSI LAL (3409) Spitfire MT783  Ext Link 1947-08-28AFS(I) IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Flight LieutenantRandolph Graham COOKE (45305) Pilot Dakota IV KJ984  Forum Post 1947-08-28TCEU United KingdomMiddlesbrough (Linthorpe) Ceme
Flight LieutenantDavid Hugh ROBERTS (152146) Dakota IV KJ984  Forum Post 1947-08-28TCEU United KingdomWoking (St. John's) Crematoriu

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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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