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

122,434 casualty records in this database.
115,487 records (94.33%) are "Accounted for".
99,701 are aviation. 15,786 are non-aviation deaths.
6,947 are still unaccounted.
39 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 CAPE TOWN (PLUMSTEAD) CEMETERY returns 26 records, 25 records (96.15%) have circumstances of death. 1 records (3.85%) do not have details.

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Second LieutenantDerrick TYLER (P/3434) Hurricane I SAAF 275  Forum Post 1939-09-056 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 South AfricaCape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery
Second LieutenantJohn DONALDSON (203085)  Forum Post 1940-04-0432 Sqdn AIR27 South AfricaCape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery
Air MechanicJoseph Christopher MARTIN (100475)  Forum Post 1940-06-29 South AfricaCape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery
Air ApprenticeClifford Raymond GIE (96892)  Ext Link 1940-08-11 South AfricaCape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery
Flight SergeantThomas Harry DRENNAN (507735)  Forum Post 1940-10-14 South AfricaCape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassRonald Charles ALEXANDER (991446)   1940-12-15 South AfricaCape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery
Air MechanicRonald Pepperell HUTTON (98374)  Forum Post 1940-12-22 South AfricaCape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassWilfred Henry COLLINS (959075)  Ext Link 1941-02-27 South AfricaCape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery
CaptainFred LE ROUX (102976) Lodestar 18 ZS-AST  Ext Link 1941-03-28SAA South African Airways South AfricaCape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery
LieutenantJ P MEYER (203109) Lodestar 18 ZS-AST  Ext Link 1941-03-28SAA South African Airways South AfricaCape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery
Air SergeantJohn SHELLY (29383) Lodestar 18 ZS-AST  Ext Link 1941-03-28SAA South African Airways South AfricaCape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery
Air SergeantAndries VAN WYK (96365) Lodestar 18 ZS-AST  Ext Link 1941-03-28SAA South African Airways South AfricaCape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery
Air CorporalDouglas Walter McWILLIAM (942) Lodestar 18 ZS-ATH  Ext Link 1941-04-269 Air Depot SAAF South AfricaCape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery
Air SergeantHarold Nathan SPERBER (95850) Lodestar 18 ZS-ATH  Ext Link 1941-04-269 Air Depot SAAF South AfricaCape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery
MajorAmbrose Oliver Keeton WRIGHT (202939) Lodestar 18 ZS-ATH  Ext Link 1941-04-269 Air Depot SAAF South AfricaCape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery
Air WomanDulcie Maud WELCH (F/267358)  More Details 1943-01-24 South AfricaCape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery
Air CorporalEmmie HAYNES (F/267150)  More Details 1943-12-25 South AfricaCape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery
Pupil PilotJohn McGREGOR (579885V) Harvard IIA SAAF 7121  Ext Link 1944-02-2415 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 South AfricaCape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery
Pupil PilotArthur BATES (581008V) Anson I SAAF 4306  Ext Link 1944-03-1422 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 South AfricaCape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery
CaptainGordon DUFFETT (14497V) Ventura V SAAF 6457  Ext Link 1944-04-1227 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 South AfricaCape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery
LieutenantMannee HAM (103260V) Ventura V SAAF 6457  Ext Link 1944-04-1227 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 South AfricaCape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery
Flying OfficerRobert Wayne HONDERICH (J/14993) Wireless Op Ventura  Ext Link 1944-04-1227 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 South AfricaCape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery
LieutenantLefras Frank MOOLMAN (19225V) Oxford I SAAF 3346  Ext Link 1944-09-127 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 South AfricaCape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery
Pupil PilotCharles HOWES (13365V) Harvard SAAF 7436  Ext Link 1944-12-085 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 South AfricaCape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery
CaptainHarold Percy BLINKHORN (203096V) Ju86 SAAF 647  Ext Link 1945-07-0861 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 South AfricaCape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery
Air MechanicJohn Raymond HANSSEN (337987)  More Details 1946-03-1444 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 South AfricaCape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery

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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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