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.
115,096 records (94.01%) are "Accounted for".
99,686 are aviation. 15,410 are non-aviation deaths.
7,338 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 121 Sqdn RAF returns 10 records, 9 records (90.00%) have circumstances of death. 1 records (10.00%) do not have details.

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Pilot OfficerLoran Lee LAUGHLIN (61925) Pilot Hurricane I P3097  AIR81/7080 1941-06-21121 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomKirton-In-Lindsey Cemetery
Pilot OfficerKenneth Le Roy HOLDER (118173) Spitfire Vb AA871  Ext Link 1941-12-12121 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomIpswich New Cemetery
Pilot OfficerJack Dewberry GILLILAND (106510) Spitfire Va W3240  AIR81/11442 1942-01-08121 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBrookwood Military Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassDouglas BROOKER (1454439)   1942-03-17121 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomNorth Weald Bassett (St. Andre
Pilot OfficerCarl Olaf BODDING (108628) Spitfire Vb AD289   1942-04-28121 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerRobert Vincent BROSSMER (106352) Spitfire Vb AD460  AIR81/14000 1942-05-04121 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerRalph William FREIBERG (110340) Spitfire Vb P8794  AIR81/13998 1942-05-04121 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerNorman Dudley YOUNG (116163) Spitfire Vb AA732   1942-07-31121 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerJames La Rue TAYLOR (110338) Pilot Spitfire Vb AD569   1942-08-19121 Sqdn AIR27 FranceEtaples Military Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanJohn GARRATON (1562119)  Forum Post 1945-12-31121 Sqdn AIR27 FrancePornic War Cemetery

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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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