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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.

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

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Your current query terms FINNINGLEY (HOLY TRINITY AND ST. OSWALD) CHURCHYARD returns 45 records, 45 records (100.00%) have circumstances of death. 0 records (0.00%) do not have details.

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Pilot OfficerAnthony Richard PLAYFAIR (39679) Pilot Hampden I L4161  AIR81/1492 1939-09-057 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
Aircraftman 2nd ClassPatrick Joseph CURRY (573507) Hampden I L4181  AIR81/2363 1940-07-06106 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
SergeantDavid Kinnaird MILLS (525767) Pilot Hampden I L4187  AIR81/2554 1940-08-07144 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
SergeantPhilip QUILL (755038) Wireless Op  More Details 1940-09-21 United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
Pilot OfficerJohn Edgecombe LOWE (42373) Pilot Hampden I P1256  AIR81/3476 1940-09-2744 Sqdn | 106 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
SergeantJohn THOMSON (647064) Wireless Op Hampden I L4103  AIR81/4481 1940-12-07106 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
Flight LieutenantDesmond Wallace Ferguson BARKER (70043) Pilot Hampden I AD722  AIR81/5113 1941-02-1283 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
Flying OfficerFrank Selby WILSON (76021) Air Gunner Hampden I AD722  AIR81/5113 1941-02-1283 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
SergeantJames Francis MARKHAM (960989) Observer Wellington Ic R1708  AIR81/6897 1941-06-1325 OTU United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
Pilot OfficerGeoffrey Landas COHEN (402212) Wellington IC X3177  AIR81/8028 1941-08-0325 OTU United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
Pilot OfficerWilliam Henry CRANE (402567) Wellington IC X3177  AIR81/8028 1941-08-0325 OTU United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
Flying OfficerHarry Trevor GILBERT (42833) Pilot Wellington IC X3177  AIR81/8028 1941-08-0325 OTU United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
Pilot OfficerThomas Gerald BOUCHER (J/4765) Observer Hampden I X2916  AIR81/8235 1941-08-1125 OTU United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
SergeantTerence Vincent Gerard CLARKE (1165625) Wireless Op Hampden I X2916  AIR81/8235 1941-08-1125 OTU United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
Pilot OfficerAnthony William GENTH (68769) Pilot Hampden I X2916  AIR81/8235 1941-08-1125 OTU United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
Squadron LeaderArthur John Frank CHURCHILL (37036) Oxford I V4036  IBCC 1941-09-217 Flt United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
SergeantReginald Wilton DURDIN (407201) Wellington IC N2783  IBCC 1941-11-0925 OTU United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
SergeantHenry Clifford HOWARD (400471) Wellington IC N2783  IBCC 1941-11-0925 OTU United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
Flying OfficerDesmond Barton ELLERAY (404091) Lerwick I L7248  IBCC 1941-11-1825 OTU United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
Pilot OfficerCharles Bertram BARBER (47734) Spitfire Ia X4784  AIR81/13679 1942-04-24140 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
SergeantBasil Everard Francis JONES (778684) Air Bomber Wellington Ic R1073  IBCC 1942-06-1125 OTU United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
SergeantBrian Edwin ROOKE (934159) Pilot Wellington Ic R1073  IBCC 1942-06-1125 OTU United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
Flight SergeantHarry Laverne JOHNSON (R/70600) Air Gunner Stirling I N6088  IBCC 1942-06-1615 CF United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
SergeantRaymond George LE BLANC (911916) Air Bomber Stirling I N6088  IBCC 1942-06-1615 CF United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
SergeantErnest William MORRIS (575984) Flight Engi Stirling I N6088  IBCC 1942-06-1615 CF United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
Pilot OfficerMilan Roy SCANSIE (411491) Pilot Stirling I N6088  IBCC 1942-06-1615 CF United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
SergeantJack Titterton SMITH (1021190) Wireless Op Stirling I N6088  IBCC 1942-06-1615 CF United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
Flight SergeantJames Brian TOMLINSON (1001269) Stirling I N6088  IBCC 1942-06-1615 CF United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
SergeantRoland Percival BROADBRIDGE (1184497) Wireless Op Stirling I N6088  IBCC 1942-06-161651 CU C Flt United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
Warrant OfficerCharles Eade LUTWYCHE (561197) Observer Wellington IC DV476  IBCC 1942-07-2425 OTU United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
SergeantWilliam McDONALD (544774) Air Gunner Wellington IC DV476  IBCC 1942-07-2425 OTU United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
Warrant OfficerJohn Lawrence SMITH (519241) Pilot Wellington IC DV476  IBCC 1942-07-2425 OTU United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
Pilot OfficerRichard Colvin Seddon BECK (402158) Pilot Wellington IC T2701  IBCC 1942-07-2425 OTU United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
SergeantPercy Benjamin Elliott WOODHAM (1377795) Wireless Op Wellington III BJ976  IBCC 1942-09-1825 OTU United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
SergeantHector Gordon Roch McCOSKER (413023) Oxford I V4035  IBCC 1942-09-281507 BAT Flt United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
SergeantAlfred Merrill FOSTER (R/111815) Wireless Op Wellington Ic R1667  IBCC 1942-10-1521 OTU United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
Pilot OfficerCharles Corbett SHADLE (J/11358) Air Gunner Wellington Ic R1667  IBCC 1942-10-1521 OTU United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
Pilot OfficerHarry Edwin BONEST (126961) Bomb Aimer/ Wellington X HE368  IBCC 1943-01-26466 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
SergeantColin Crawford BROWNLEE (411059) Wireless Op Wellington X HE368  IBCC 1943-01-26466 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
SergeantDonald Maxwell Lang McKENZIE (414726) Pilot Wellington X HE368  IBCC 1943-01-26466 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
SergeantJohn William (Bill) PERRY (1439469) Air Bomber Wellington III X3800  IBCC 1943-08-0218 OTU United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
Flight SergeantEric Hempel SHERMAN (410739) Wellington III X3800  IBCC 1943-08-0218 OTU United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
SergeantThomas William Hodgson DALZIEL (1432841) Pilot Wellington III BK242  IBCC 1943-10-0318 OTU United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
Leading AircraftmanCecil William CARTWRIGHT (640825)  More Details 1944-05-26 United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
Flying OfficerRobert Byron BINGHAM (52508) Pilot Mosquito DZ433  IBCC 1944-08-211655 MTU United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S

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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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