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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.

The data continously feeds into some Graphical Charts : View some of the charts here

122,434 casualty records in this database.
114,012 records (93.12%) are "Accounted for".
99,600 are aviation. 14,412 are non-aviation deaths.
8,422 are still unaccounted.

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.

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

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Your current query terms 1942-08-25 returns 109 records, 108 records (99.08%) have circumstances of death. 1 records (0.92%) do not have details.

For additional details around the circumstances of some of the casualities, Check the "Unaccounted Airmen" thread at 420825 - Unaccounted airwoman and airmen - 25-8-1942
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Leading AircraftmanMichael Joseph O'BRIEN (1023110)   1942-08-25 United KingdomMoston (St. Joseph's) Roman Ca
Aircraftwoman 1st ClassIvy Emily PERHAM (2020315)  More Details 1942-08-25 United KingdomActon Cemetery
SergeantRobert Howells DALL (416178) Hudson A16-216  Ext Link 1942-08-25 Papua New GuineaPort Moresby Memorial
SergeantDavid Kirke GODFREY (406647) Hudson A16-216  Ext Link 1942-08-25 Papua New GuineaPort Moresby Memorial
SergeantJohn Crockett PATTON (405646) Hudson A16-216  Ext Link 1942-08-25 Papua New GuineaPort Moresby Memorial
Flying OfficerJohn Francis PFEIFFER (403831) Hudson A16-216  Ext Link 1942-08-25 Papua New GuineaPort Moresby Memorial
Flying OfficerWalther Ralph Thompson PHILIPSON (405500) Hudson A16-216  Ext Link 1942-08-25 Papua New GuineaPort Moresby Memorial
SergeantLeslie Herbert ROGERS (1177604) Wireless Op Albemarle P1398  IBCC 1942-08-25 United KingdomNottingham Southern Cemetery
SergeantAlexander COWIE (1365623) Hudson V AM676   1942-08-251 (C) OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantPeter Hamilton DAWSON (12414) Hudson V AM676   1942-08-251 (C) OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantRobert Douglas McKENZIE (R/85969) Wireless Op Hudson V AM676  Forum Post 1942-08-251 (C) OTU United KingdomSilloth (Causewayhead) Cemeter
Flight SergeantHarold Roy McMILLAN (R/90126) Wireless Op Hudson V AM676   1942-08-251 (C) OTU United KingdomAnnan Cemetery
SergeantErnest Lloyd RANDALL (R/92248) Wireless Op Hudson V AM676   1942-08-251 (C) OTU United KingdomAnnan Cemetery
Flight SergeantClarence Scott ELKINGTON (R/75861) Pilot Wellington III Z1594  IBCC 1942-08-25101 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumHeverlee War Cemetery
SergeantJohn Henry GARLAND (631134) Air Gunner Wellington III Z1594  IBCC 1942-08-25101 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumHeverlee War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerStanley ROSENBERG (109711) Air Gunner Lancaster I R5684  IBCC 1942-08-25106 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumOostende New Communal Cemetery
SergeantJames CANNIFF (652687) Flight Engi Lancaster I R5684  IBCC 1942-08-25106 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsThe Hague (Westduin) General C
SergeantEric COLLINGWOOD (1006390) Wireless Op Lancaster I R5684  IBCC 1942-08-25106 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsThe Hague (Westduin) General C
SergeantNorman Francis JOHNSON (1310164) Wireless Op Lancaster I R5684  IBCC 1942-08-25106 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsThe Hague (Westduin) General C
Warrant OfficerRodney Frederick Harling YOUNG (741708) Pilot Lancaster I R5684  IBCC 1942-08-25106 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsThe Hague (Westduin) General C
Pilot OfficerIan William Hamilton Trevor WHITESIDE (121211) Blenheim IV T2245  Forum Post 1942-08-25113 Sqdn AIR27 IndiaDelhi War Cemetery
SergeantFrancis Thomas George CANNON (1376754) Wireless Op Wellington IC DV595  IBCC 1942-08-2515 OTU United KingdomHarwell Cemetery
SergeantRobert John COOMBS (933684) Air Gunner Wellington IC DV595  IBCC 1942-08-2515 OTU United KingdomHarwell Cemetery
Pilot OfficerNicholas FALKINDER (122380) Pilot Wellington IC DV595  IBCC 1942-08-2515 OTU United KingdomHarwell Cemetery
SergeantDennis GREET (1497562) Pilot Wellington IC DV595  IBCC 1942-08-2515 OTU United KingdomHarwell Cemetery
Flight SergeantFrederick Herbert RATHJEN (416283) Wellington IC DV595  IBCC 1942-08-2515 OTU United KingdomHarwell Cemetery
Pilot OfficerArthur Stanley WALMSLEY (120645) Observer Wellington IC DV595  IBCC 1942-08-2515 OTU United KingdomHarwell Cemetery
SergeantEric Guy BOUND (1269297) Pilot Wellington III BJ651  IBCC 1942-08-25150 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumHuldenberg Churchyard
SergeantErnest Frank CRONK (1377064) Observer Wellington III BJ651  IBCC 1942-08-25150 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumHuldenberg Churchyard
SergeantAlbert Charles JUKES (927655) Air Gunner Wellington III BJ651  IBCC 1942-08-25150 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumHuldenberg Churchyard
Flight SergeantAlan Robert LANE (1307388) Wireless Op Wellington III BJ651  IBCC 1942-08-25150 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumHuldenberg Churchyard
SergeantArthur THOMAS (1162157) Wireless Op Wellington III BJ651  IBCC 1942-08-25150 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumHuldenberg Churchyard
SergeantNeville Charles HOLDAWAY (403189) Wellington III BJ831  IBCC 1942-08-25150 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumKersbeek-Miskom Churchyard
SergeantKeith Lash MATTHEWS (778843) Air Gunner Wellington III BJ831  IBCC 1942-08-25150 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumKersbeek-Miskom Churchyard
Flight SergeantHarry Malfroy THOMPSON (402912) Pilot Wellington III BJ831  IBCC 1942-08-25150 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumKersbeek-Miskom Churchyard
Flight SergeantDavid Leslie Thomas CRAIG (540596) Wireless Op Wellington III X3414  IBCC 1942-08-25150 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumRienne Communal Cemetery
SergeantAdam Brodie FRASER (951573) Air Gunner Wellington III X3414  IBCC 1942-08-25150 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumRienne Communal Cemetery
Flight SergeantJames Maxwell GIBSON (405442) Wellington III X3414  IBCC 1942-08-25150 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumBrussels Town Cemetery
SergeantJames Henry SCORER (1113760) Pilot Wellington III X3414  IBCC 1942-08-25150 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumRienne Communal Cemetery
SergeantRobert Henry HARPER (R/85966) Air Gunner Wellington IC X9929  IBCC 1942-08-2522 OTU United KingdomStratford-On-Avon Cemetery
Flight SergeantAlbert LEETHER (R/85786) Bomb Aimer Wellington IC X9929  IBCC 1942-08-2522 OTU United KingdomStratford-On-Avon Cemetery
Pilot OfficerGeorge Leigh SHAW (J/9636) Wireless Op Wellington IC X9929  IBCC 1942-08-2522 OTU United KingdomStratford-On-Avon Cemetery
SergeantEdmond Thomas SPEARS (R/84639) Navigator Wellington IC X9929  IBCC 1942-08-2522 OTU United KingdomStratford-On-Avon Cemetery
Pilot OfficerErnest Frederick Johann STOLL (J/10078) Pilot Wellington IC X9929  IBCC 1942-08-2522 OTU United KingdomStratford-On-Avon Cemetery
SergeantEdward Francis BLACKLOCK (405467) Wireless Op Sunderland III W4026   1942-08-25228 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomOban (Pennyfuir) Cemetery
SergeantArthur Rowland CATT (1252994) Wireless Op Sunderland III W4026   1942-08-25228 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomEnfield (Hertford Road) Cemete
Flight LieutenantFrank Mckenzie GOYEN (42057) Pilot Sunderland III W4026   1942-08-25228 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomOban (Pennyfuir) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanJohn Walter HALES (927117) Sunderland III W4026   1942-08-25228 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomIngham (Holy Trinity) Churchya
Flight SergeantEdward James HEWERDINE (566884) Air Gunner Sunderland III W4026   1942-08-25228 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomGrantham Cemetery
Flight SergeantWilliam Royston JONES (523047) Flight Mech Sunderland III W4026   1942-08-25228 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomAberavon (St. Mary) Church Cem

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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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