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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.
103060 records (84.23%) are "Accounted for".
95306 are related to aircraft incidents and
7756 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 GLOSSOP CEMETERY returns 6 records, 6 records (100.00%) have circumstances of death. 0 records (0.00%) do not have details.

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Aircraft Name
Aircraft #
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Aircraftman 2nd ClassWilfred POWNALL (1043753) Wellington III X3355  IBCC 1942-02-2875 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomGlossop Cemetery
SergeantTom Lawson JACOBS (1068985) Observer Whitley V Z9431   1942-06-04297 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomGlossop Cemetery
SergeantBernard CAREY (658430) Pilot Blenheim I L6691  Forum Post 1943-03-29132 (C) OTU United KingdomGlossop Cemetery
SergeantErnest TOWNSEND (1484117) Wireless Op Halifax II JD119  IBCC 1943-08-2010 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomGlossop Cemetery
Pilot OfficerJames Edward DERBYSHIRE (170953) Pilot Lancaster I W4815  IBCC 1944-02-26207 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomGlossop Cemetery
SergeantErnest BOOTH (1083386) Air Gunner Lancaster I W4859  IBCC 1944-12-121662 HCU United KingdomGlossop Cemetery

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