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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 73078 records (59.73%) have some details on circumstances of death.
Your current query returns 19 records,
9 records (47.37%) have circumstances of death.
10 records (52.63%) do not have details. You can click on the result fields to narrow the search.

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Aircraft Type
Aircraft #
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Aircraftman 2nd ClassWilliam LEDSHAM (630792) Anson I N5086  AIR81/1842 1940-02-23SoAN United KingdomChester (Overleigh) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassEric Norman EDWARDS (972064)   1940-08-24 United KingdomChester (Overleigh) Cemetery
SergeantWilliam John DAVIES (624095) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Maryland I AR704  AIR81/2878 1940-08-2922 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomChester (Overleigh) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanDonald Midgley STOTT (572326)   1940-09-02 United KingdomChester (Overleigh) Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassReginald Walter MORGAN (1009847)  Forum Post 1941-03-29 United KingdomChester (Overleigh) Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassJoseph Francis PENLINGTON (641707)   1941-04-01919 Balloon Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomChester (Overleigh) Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassThomas Henry BROWN (1102531)   1941-06-19 United KingdomChester (Overleigh) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassWilliam John WILDING (1507304)   1942-02-14 United KingdomChester (Overleigh) Cemetery
SergeantFrederick DUTTON (1006728) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Wellington IV Z1327  IBCC 1942-02-17460 (RAAF) Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomChester (Overleigh) Cemetery
SergeantCaleb Stanley Kenneth SHEPHERD (1112237) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Manchester I L7385  IBCC 1942-08-06 United KingdomChester (Overleigh) Cemetery
Flying OfficerSydney TROUT (89310) Flying Instructor   1942-11-14 United KingdomChester (Overleigh) Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassSydney Joseph SMITH (1678521)   1943-09-02 United KingdomChester (Overleigh) Cemetery
CorporalRonald WILLIAMS (970723)   1943-12-25 United KingdomChester (Overleigh) Cemetery
Pilot OfficerThomas Edwin ASTBURY (172418) Pilot Lancaster I LL913  IBCC 1944-04-23103 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomChester (Overleigh) Cemetery
Warrant OfficerKenneth BUCKINGHAM (1381588) Pilot   1944-09-07 United KingdomChester (Overleigh) Cemetery
SergeantJoseph James DONNACHIE (1057454) Bomb Aimer Stirling III LK465  IBCC 1944-10-121657 HCU United KingdomChester (Overleigh) Cemetery
SergeantWilliam Leslie STOTT (508080)   1945-05-08 United KingdomChester (Overleigh) Cemetery
Flight LieutenantJohn Leonard MELIA (120729) Pilot Meteor EE390  Forum Post 1946-01-15124 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomChester (Overleigh) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanCyril Edwin LEWIS (1692611)  Forum Post 1946-04-07 United KingdomChester (Overleigh) Cemetery

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