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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 casuality based on partial name or number, exact date or year of death, provide the aircraft associated with the casuality or details. View the month by month coverage details.

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

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

There are a total of 122357 casuality records in this database. About 74460 records (60.85%) have some details on circumstances of death.
Your current query returns 35 records,
30 records (85.71%) have circumstances of death.
5 records (14.29%) do not have details. You can click on the result fields to narrow the search.

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For additional details around the circumstances of some of the casualities, Check the "Unaccounted Airmen" thread at 410518 - Unaccounted airmen - 18-5-1941
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Squadron LeaderWilliam Robert McCLEERY (31097)   1941-05-18 IraqHabbaniya War Cemetery
Air MechanicC J VORSTER (210460)   1941-05-18 South AfricaBloemfontein (In Memoriam) Cem
CorporalGeorge KERR (615092)   1941-05-18 United KingdomOld Monkland Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassHenry William STEER (10610)   1941-05-18 United KingdomDorking Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanJohn Samuel Edgar RAWCLIFFE (964357) U/T Pilot Whitley V P5047  AIR81/6519 1941-05-1810 OTU United KingdomChingford Mount Cemetery
SergeantJohn Trevor SMALE (1252037) Pilot Whitley V P5047  AIR81/6519 1941-05-1810 OTU United KingdomLydney (St. Mary) Churchyard
CorporalDavid Samuel TEMPLE (967234) Whitley V P5047  AIR81/6519 1941-05-1810 OTU United KingdomLittle Rissington (St. Peter)
Flying OfficerBruce Kentish THOMAS (42028) Pilot Battle Traier R7363  AIR81/6498 1941-05-1812 SFTS United KingdomTunbridge Wells Cemetery
CorporalGeorge Alfred ACTON (550042) Blenheim IV L9413  AIR81/6544 1941-05-18139 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomStorrington (St. Mary) Churchy
SergeantPeter Ronie GORDON (1354337) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Blenheim IV L9413  AIR81/6544 1941-05-18139 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHamilton (Bent) Cemetery
SergeantRobert Lang Riddet HALBERT (755386) Observer Blenheim IV L9413  AIR81/6544 1941-05-18139 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomIrvine (Knadgerhill) Cemetery
Pilot OfficerArthur Mitchell SAUNDERS (J/3714) Pilot Blenheim IV L9413  AIR81/6544 1941-05-18139 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomNorwich Cemetery, Norfolk
Leading AircraftmanWilliam Ronald GLOVER (1187935) U/T Pilot Oxford II N6370  AIR81/6503 1941-05-1814 SFTS United KingdomWarlingham (All Saints) Church
PorucznikJuliusz Jozef SZABUNIEWICZ (P/0601) Magister I R1852  AIR81/6527 1941-05-1815 EFTS United KingdomCarlisle (Dalston Road) Cemete
Leading AircraftmanPercy Gilbert DAVIES (1378633) U/T Pilot Tiger Moth II N6943  AIR81/6903 1941-05-1819 EFTS United KingdomHawarden (St. Deiniol) Churchy
Leading AircraftmanRonald Lawrence DARTNALL (205762)  Forum Post 1941-05-182 AD AustraliaVictoria Cremation Memorial
SergeantGeorge Lee Morris BAYLY (974237) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Wellington W5448  AIR81/6508 1941-05-18218 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBebington Cemetery
SergeantKenneth Wilson COATES (745552) Pilot Wellington W5448  AIR81/6508 1941-05-18218 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomGreasley (St. Mary) Churchyard
SergeantLuther CRAWSHAW (944322) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Wellington W5448  AIR81/6508 1941-05-18218 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBarnsley (Monk Bretton) Cemete
Pilot OfficerBrian Edward LYMBERY (89063) Pilot Wellington W5448  AIR81/6508 1941-05-18218 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomMarham (Holy Trinity) Churchya
SergeantWilbur Frederick WEBBER (R/54909) Air Observer Wellington W5448  AIR81/6508 1941-05-18218 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomMarham (Holy Trinity) Churchya
SergeantEdward Kerfoot DAWSON (926208) Hampden I P1233  AIR81/6536 1941-05-1825 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerPeter DIXON-SPAIN (62269) Hampden I P1233  AIR81/6536 1941-05-1825 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantBilly HALBERT (937447) Hampden I P1233  AIR81/6536 1941-05-1825 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantThomas MORGAN (924905) Hampden I P1233  AIR81/6536 1941-05-1825 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantGeorge Clifton ALLENBY (1053554) Hurricane II Z2700  AIR81/6516 1941-05-18258 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantReginald Frederick TATNELL (748556) Pilot Beaufighter IC T3302  Ext Link 1941-05-18272 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHeanton Punchardon (St. August
SergeantAlfred Raymond FERRIER (R/69665) Pilot Hurricane II Z3229  AIR81/6518 1941-05-183 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomSaffron Walden Cemetery
Flying OfficerJohn BEVERIDGE (42297) Blenheim IV T2056  AIR81/6529 1941-05-1845 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flight SergeantVictor James GRIFFITHS (944076) Blenheim IV T2056  AIR81/6529 1941-05-1845 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Pilot OfficerAllan Herbert WISE (401737) Blenheim IV T2056  AIR81/6529 1941-05-1845 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantDerek William THOMAS (748448) Pilot Spitfire IIa P8245  AIR81/6512 1941-05-18611 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHawkwell (St. Mary) Churchyard
Aircraftman 1st ClassFrederick Herbert PORTER (575868)   1941-05-1867 MU United KingdomFarnborough Cemetery
Pilot OfficerGeoffrey Robert BUTCHER (60825) Pilot Blenheim I L8675  AIR81/6495 1941-05-1868 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWombridge (Ss. Mary And Leonar
SergeantIrwin Harold WISKAR (1107254) Radio Operator (Air) Blenheim I L8675  AIR81/6495 1941-05-1868 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomEston Cemetery

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