RAF and Commonwealth Air Forces War Dead (Courtesy CWGC)
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RAF and Commonwealth Air Forces Roll of Honour - The Unaccounted Airmen Project

122,434 casualty records in this database.
114,894 records (93.84%) are "Accounted for".
99,682 are aviation. 15,212 are non-aviation deaths.
7,540 are still unaccounted.
30 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 ROOKWOOD NECROPOLIS, SYDNEY returns 28 records, 27 records (96.43%) have circumstances of death. 1 records (3.57%) do not have details.

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Leading AircraftmanJohn MUSGRAVE () Wireless Op  Forum Post 1939-09-072 Aircraft Depot AustraliaRookwood Necropolis, Sydney
Leading AircraftmanCecil Joseph HARTMANN (14232)  Forum Post 1940-08-17 AustraliaRookwood Necropolis, Sydney
Flight LieutenantHector William ROSS (1353) Battle R4006  Ext Link 1941-02-111 BGS AustraliaRookwood Necropolis, Sydney
Aircraftman 1st ClassAlan Edward TONKIN (20540)  Forum Post 1941-05-311 SoTT AustraliaRookwood Necropolis, Sydney
SergeantBernard Edward FOLEY (207682)  Forum Post 1941-08-14 AustraliaRookwood Necropolis, Sydney
Aircraftman 1st ClassOliver Hugh MORRISON (37530)  Forum Post  Ext Link 1941-10-192 SFTS AustraliaRookwood Necropolis, Sydney
Leading AircraftmanGordon Christopher WREN (420096)  Forum Post 1942-03-09 AustraliaRookwood Necropolis, Sydney
Aircraftman 1st ClassGeorge Joseph BARTSCHI (76184)  Forum Post  Ext Link 1942-07-22 AustraliaRookwood Necropolis, Sydney
Aircraftman 1st ClassJohn DRAYTON (22791)  Forum Post  Ext Link 1942-09-02 AustraliaRookwood Necropolis, Sydney
Leading AircraftmanJohn Patrick Bruce LEARMONT (421343) CA-6 A3-92  Ext Link 1942-09-05 AustraliaRookwood Necropolis, Sydney
SergeantStephen James SMITHERAM (411055) Demon I A1-44  Ext Link 1942-09-083 BAGS AustraliaRookwood Necropolis, Sydney
Leading AircraftmanErnest Arthur CLOUGH (63185)  Forum Post  Ext Link 1942-11-10 AustraliaRookwood Necropolis, Sydney
SergeantArthur Albert ADOLPH (413719) Beaufort A9-5  Ext Link 1942-11-171 OTU AustraliaRookwood Necropolis, Sydney
Flying OfficerMaxwell John COBLEY (411122)  Ext Link  Ext Link 1943-02-107 Sqdn RAAF AIR27 AustraliaRookwood Necropolis, Sydney
Flight LieutenantJack KENEALLY (262350)  Ext Link 1944-06-152 AOS RAAF AustraliaRookwood Necropolis, Sydney
SergeantEdmond Thomas HANNAN (423461)  Forum Post 1946-03-10 AustraliaRookwood Necropolis, Sydney
Warrant OfficerJohn Donald O'DONNELL (436817)  Forum Post 1946-03-29 AustraliaRookwood Necropolis, Sydney
Leading AircraftmanGeorge Benjamin ELMS (137442)  Forum Post 1946-04-30 AustraliaRookwood Necropolis, Sydney
Leading AircraftmanVincent James MEAGHER (137047)  Forum Post 1946-07-06 AustraliaRookwood Necropolis, Sydney
Aircraftman 1st ClassAlbert John SMITH (15525)  Forum Post 1946-08-26 AustraliaRookwood Necropolis, Sydney
CorporalErnest HARRINGTON (15846)  Forum Post 1946-12-24 AustraliaRookwood Necropolis, Sydney
Leading AircraftmanJames Charles GREEDY (138409)  Forum Post 1946-12-27 AustraliaRookwood Necropolis, Sydney
CorporalJohn Harold QUINLAN (14098)  Forum Post 1947-01-30 AustraliaRookwood Necropolis, Sydney
Leading AircraftmanClaude Thomas Royal JAMES (62272)  Forum Post 1947-06-27 AustraliaRookwood Necropolis, Sydney
Flying OfficerWilliam Hungerford ROGERS (420599)  Forum Post 1947-07-09 AustraliaRookwood Necropolis, Sydney
Leading AircraftmanFrancis Roy BIFFIN (69714)  Forum Post 1947-08-08 AustraliaRookwood Necropolis, Sydney
Flight SergeantParlet Edward PATRICK (20776)  Forum Post 1947-11-13 AustraliaRookwood Necropolis, Sydney
CorporalJack WALTERS (64407)   1947-12-27 AustraliaRookwood Necropolis, Sydney

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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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