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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 73848 records (60.35%) have some details on circumstances of death.
Your current query returns 12 records,
7 records (58.33%) have circumstances of death.
5 records (41.67%) 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 1st ClassJames FOSTER (552135) Wireless Operator Hampden I P1274  AIR81/2058 1940-05-0614 OTU United KingdomEdinburgh (Rosebank) Cemetery
SergeantWilliam Cuthbertson AITKEN (747920) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Manchester I L7278  AIR81/5498 1941-03-21207 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomEdinburgh (Rosebank) Cemetery
SergeantWilliam Wight HYMAN (970699) Wireless Op./Observer Beaufighter T4659  Forum Post   AIR81/9168 1941-09-19OADU United KingdomEdinburgh (Rosebank) Cemetery
CorporalJames SIMPSON (1557452)   1943-02-08 United KingdomEdinburgh (Rosebank) Cemetery
SergeantDugald McLACHLAN (1340993) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Whitley V LA841  IBCC 1943-04-2819 OTU United KingdomEdinburgh (Rosebank) Cemetery
SergeantFrederick William HENNESSEY (1551026)   1943-05-23 United KingdomEdinburgh (Rosebank) Cemetery
Flying OfficerWilliam FRANCIS (144217) Pilot   1944-01-17 United KingdomEdinburgh (Rosebank) Cemetery
SergeantGeorge Godfrey LESTER (1345052) Pilot Martinet TTI JN280  Forum Post 1944-03-0351 OTU United KingdomEdinburgh (Rosebank) Cemetery
Flying OfficerDavid Nairn BLYTH (152432) Navigator   1944-08-15 United KingdomEdinburgh (Rosebank) Cemetery
SergeantJoseph Fraser CROMARTY (1567127) Air Bomber Halifax BII LW278  IBCC 1944-12-041652 HCU United KingdomEdinburgh (Rosebank) Cemetery
Warrant OfficerJohn Alexander Campbell RUSSELL (1368908) Pilot Anson NK890  Forum Post 1945-01-1360 OTU United KingdomEdinburgh (Rosebank) Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassGeorge Charles MARTIN (1353915)   1945-03-31 United KingdomEdinburgh (Rosebank) Cemetery

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