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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.
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103060 records (84.23%) are "Accounted for".
95306 are related to aircraft incidents and
7756 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
Your current query terms 1944-08-18 ST. DESIR WAR CEMETERY returns 5 records, 5 records (100.00%) have circumstances of death. 0 records (0.00%) do not have details.
|Rank||Name, Number, Trade & Details||Date||Unit||Country||Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref|
|Flight Lieutenant||Alastair James HAY (67093) Pilot Typhoon IB JP427 Ext Link||1944-08-18||182 Sqdn AIR27||France||St. Desir War Cemetery|
|Flying Officer||Desmond William CONNOR (132894) Pilot Mustang III HB827||1944-08-18||19 Sqdn AIR27||France||St. Desir War Cemetery|
|Flight Sergeant||Lawrence Stanley BELL (1199790) Pilot Typhoon IB MN463||1944-08-18||197 Sqdn AIR27||France||St. Desir War Cemetery|
|Flight Sergeant||Leonard Alfred RYAN (1160977) Pilot Typhoon IB JP445||1944-08-18||245 Sqdn AIR27||France||St. Desir War Cemetery|
|Pilot Officer||Arthur Ernest DIGGINS (183029) Pilot Typhoon IA R7820||1944-08-18||247 Sqdn AIR27||France||St. Desir War Cemetery|
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