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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

122357 casualty records in this database.
105575 records (86.28%) are "Accounted for".
96815 are related to aircraft incidents and
8762 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

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

Your current query terms 1943-01-01 returns 50 records, 34 records (68.00%) have circumstances of death. 16 records (32.00%) do not have details.

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For additional details around the circumstances of some of the casualities, Check the "Unaccounted Airmen" thread at 430101 - Unaccounted airmen - 1-1-1943
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
CorporalStanley Thomas WOODS (33039)   1943-01-01 AustraliaSydney War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassFrederick Joseph ROBSON (1451531)   1943-01-01 BangladeshChittagong War Cemetery
Warrant Officer Class IArthur William Francis LAWRENCE (R/85808)   1943-01-01 CanadaHamilton Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanJohn Francis CROFT (1353031)   1943-01-01 Israel and Palestine (incRamleh War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanJohn CONNOR (411318)   1943-01-01 New ZealandWellington (Karori) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanLeo Laurence FORSMAN (424797)   1943-01-01 New ZealandAuckland (Waikumete) Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassAllen Frear HARRISON (414474)   1943-01-01 New ZealandChristchurch (Bromley) Cemeter
Leading AircraftmanEdward Louis LEWIS (31351)   1943-01-01 Papua New GuineaPort Moresby (Bomana) War Ceme
Leading AircraftmanCecil Alfred Arthur HARDY (1395320) U/T Navigat   1943-01-01 South AfricaPort Elizabeth (South End) Cem
CorporalSydney Arthur BOLTON (63583)  Forum Post 1943-01-01 United KingdomGrantham Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassGeorge LONSDALE (2200312)   1943-01-01 United KingdomBlackburn Cemetery
Squadron LeaderGuy Sidney John PRATT (21287)  Forum Post 1943-01-01 United KingdomDoncaster (Rose Hill) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassKenneth SPEAK (1684350)  Forum Post 1943-01-01 United KingdomNelson Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanRaymond Frederick WYATT (322827)   1943-01-01 United KingdomCanvey Island (St. Katherine)
Pilot OfficerBruce Oswald BOWN (413950) Anson AX145  Forum Post 1943-01-011 (O)AFU United KingdomSilloth (Causewayhead) Cemeter
Pilot OfficerWilliam BURT (129765) Navigator Anson AX145  Forum Post 1943-01-011 (O)AFU United KingdomAnnan Cemetery
SergeantEdwin Omer KNIGHT (414574) Anson AX145  Forum Post 1943-01-011 (O)AFU United KingdomSilloth (Causewayhead) Cemeter
SergeantGeorge David SINGLETON (1257904) Wireless Op Anson AX145  Forum Post 1943-01-011 (O)AFU United KingdomHampton Hill (St. James) Churc
Pilot OfficerWilliam Basil Cheale THOMPSON (J/16171) Pilot Anson AX145  Forum Post 1943-01-011 (O)AFU United KingdomSilloth (Causewayhead) Cemeter
Flying Officer GAJINDER SINGH (1670)   1943-01-011 Sqdn IAF AIR27 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
SergeantJames Murray GILMOUR (1554149) Pilot Oxford II V3841  Forum Post 1943-01-0111 (P) AFU United KingdomCathcart Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJoseph Spence WALKER (1550332)   1943-01-0112 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBinbrook (St. Mary) Churchyard
Flying OfficerWalter Vernon HALL (J/6221) Beaufighter VIF X7967   1943-01-01125 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantGeorge HEWITT (1509135) Beaufighter VIF X7967   1943-01-01125 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
CorporalMichael SWIFT (1105569)   1943-01-01152 Sqdn AIR27 TunisiaMedjez-El-Bab War Cemetery
Flying OfficerAllan Henry HALEY (402054) Pilot Mohawk III BK584   1943-01-01155 Sqdn AIR27 IndiaRanchi War Cemetery
Flight SergeantDonald Charles BROOKS (655341) Hurricane BN783   1943-01-0117 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Leading AircraftmanJames WILSON (943573)   1943-01-01220 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLonghoughton (St. Peter) Churc
CorporalJohn BARNARD (654615) Sunderland I N9029   1943-01-01230 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantVernon Frederick BUTCHER (1315246) Sunderland I N9029   1943-01-01230 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flying OfficerLawrence Samuel CLAYTON (400012) Sunderland I N9029   1943-01-01230 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantAugustus George DANIELS (1310216) Sunderland I N9029   1943-01-01230 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantWilliam Henry DARGE (979990) Sunderland I N9029   1943-01-01230 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Warrant Officer Class IIMichael James DEAN (R/72371) Sunderland I N9029   1943-01-01230 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flying OfficerRichard Herbert HOLCOMBE (402506) Sunderland I N9029   1943-01-01230 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flying OfficerRussell William MEATON (406457) Sunderland I N9029   1943-01-01230 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantErnest Attwood James NICHOLASS (900223) Sunderland I N9029   1943-01-01230 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Leading AircraftmanWalter Leslie PURKISS (992579) Sunderland I N9029   1943-01-01230 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Leading AircraftmanJack SAVIDGE (615314) Sunderland I N9029   1943-01-01230 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flight SergeantLeslie John WEBBER (934282) Sunderland I N9029   1943-01-01230 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flight SergeantAlbert Richard Francis FORTT (1379399)  More Details 1943-01-01242 Sqdn AIR27 MaltaMalta Memorial
Pilot OfficerArthur HAMPSHIRE (126760)   1943-01-01242 Sqdn AIR27 MaltaMalta Memorial
LieutenantCecil Bruce Stafford BAINES (103903) SAAF 2645  Ext Link 1943-01-0127 AS South AfricaDurban (Stellawood) Cemetery
Pupil PilotPieter G.s. DU PREEZ (109385) SAAF 2645  Ext Link 1943-01-0127 AS South AfricaBloemfontein (Memoriam Railway
SergeantStaffa Kinloch CAMPBELL (403023) Hudson IIIa FH281   1943-01-01353 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Pilot OfficerMaurice Pierre MASSEY (J/16224) Hudson IIIa FH281   1943-01-01353 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
SergeantRobert Gerald WHEELER (1034197) Hudson IIIa FH281   1943-01-01353 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
SergeantRonald WILSON (1050944) Hudson IIIa FH281   1943-01-01353 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Flying OfficerWilliam Sydney LARGE (J/8147) Spitfire VB ER726   1943-01-0181 Sqdn AIR27 MaltaMalta Memorial
Flight SergeantGeoffrey David LOFTUS (412888) Spitfire VB ER832   1943-01-0181 Sqdn AIR27 MaltaMalta Memorial

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