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.
115,197 records (94.09%) are "Accounted for".
99,690 are aviation. 15,507 are non-aviation deaths.
7,237 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 137 Sqdn returns 44 records, 44 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
Squadron LeaderJohn SAMPLE (90278) Pilot Whirlwind I P7053  NA/PRO 1941-10-28137 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBothal (St. Andrew) Churchyard
Flight LieutenantColin Anthony Gordon CLARK (42192) Pilot Whirlwind I P7091  NA/PRO 1941-10-30137 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomGeldeston (St. Michael) Church
Pilot OfficerJohn Anthony William SANDY (116508) Whirlwind I P7050  AIR81/12109 1942-02-12137 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerRalph Otto Gustaf HAGGBERG (120677) Whirlwind I P7093  AIR81/12153 1942-02-12137 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerGeorge William MARTIN (102619) Whirlwind I P7106  AIR81/12124 1942-02-12137 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Warrant OfficerBasil Lionel ROBERTSON (748333) Whirlwind I P7107  AIR81/12103 1942-02-12137 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerCharles Wilbert DE-SHANE (J/15148) Pilot Whirlwind I P7036  AIR81/12590 1942-03-09137 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomScottow Cemetery
Pilot OfficerRobert Elmer Douglas WRIGHT (J/15147) Pilot Whirlwind I P7103  Forum Post 1942-05-04137 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomScottow Cemetery
Flight SergeantJohn Robert BRENNAN (R/72637) Pilot Whirlwind I P7122  Forum Post 1942-05-27137 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsBergen General Cemetery
Flying OfficerDouglas St. John JOWITT (114169) Whirlwind I P7115   1942-10-31137 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerAlfred Edward BROWN (141474) Pilot Whirlwind I P7095  Forum Post 1943-01-23137 Sqdn AIR27 FranceAvelin (Ennetieres) Communal C
Flying OfficerCharles Eldred MERCER (J/15738) Pilot Whirlwind I P7114  Forum Post 1943-02-19137 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomMargate Cemetery, Kent
LieutenantNeville Austin FREEMAN (19862) Whirlwind I P7119  Forum Post 1943-02-19137 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomMargate Cemetery, Kent
Flying OfficerJohn Maude HADOW (122121) Pilot Whirlwind I P7121  Forum Post 1943-04-16137 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomMargate Cemetery, Kent
Flying OfficerJames Reginald REBBETOY (J/15741) Pilot Whirlwind I P7058  Forum Post 1943-04-25137 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumAdegem Canadian War Cemetery
Flying OfficerEdward Lancelot MUSGRAVE (403528) Whirlwind I P7063  Forum Post 1943-05-18137 Sqdn AIR27 FrancePihen-Les-Guines War Cemetery
Flight SergeantJohn Mcgowan BARCLAY (655794) Pilot Hurricane KZ657   1943-07-31137 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBrookwood Military Cemetery
Flying OfficerJohn Tapscott DAVIDSON (114577) Hurricane KZ578   1943-08-14137 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight LieutenantJoseph Laurier DEHOUX (J/15145) Pilot Hurricane KX698   1943-09-02137 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsFlushing (Vlissingen) Northern
Flying OfficerHugh Gilchrist DICKSON (J/26498) Hurricane KZ656   1943-09-14137 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerBernard SOULSBY (126629) Hurricane KZ620   1943-10-07137 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerJack William Thomas PURDY (169567) Typhoon IB MM974   1944-02-12137 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantReginald James EASTABROOK (1339249) Typhoon IB MN980   1944-05-05137 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight LieutenantHarold Crosbie KNIGHT (80270) Pilot Typhoon IB JR433   1944-05-21137 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumMaldegem Communal Cemetery
Flying OfficerArthur HAWKER (135734) Typhoon IB MN312  Forum Post 1944-05-21137 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Warrant OfficerAlbert WITHAM (1336599) Pilot Typhoon IB MN469   1944-05-25137 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumAdegem Canadian War Cemetery
Flying OfficerRalph Alexander JOHNSTONE (J/22310) Typhoon IB MN156  Ext Link 1944-07-27137 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBrookwood Military Cemetery
Flight SergeantArthur Reginald HACK (1388930) Pilot Typhoon IB MN596  Ext Link 1944-07-27137 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomEnfield (Lavender Hill) Cemete
Flying OfficerJames Caulfield HOLDER (J/25779) Pilot Typhoon IB JR511   1944-08-04137 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsVlieland General Cemetery
Flight LieutenantMatthew WOOD (J/5540) Pilot Typhoon IB MN126  Ext Link 1944-08-18137 Sqdn AIR27 FranceBretteville-Sur-Laize Canadian
Flying OfficerIan Cameron HUTCHESON (412694) Pilot Typhoon IB MN803   1944-08-27137 Sqdn AIR27 FranceAuzebosc Churchyard
Pilot OfficerAlexander Hugh Ormonde BUTLER (185370) Pilot Typhoon IB PD551   1944-09-20137 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumLeopoldsburg War Cemetery
Flying OfficerDavid William GUTTRIDGE (150045) Pilot Typhoon IB MP125   1944-09-28137 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
Flying OfficerNoel John Marsden MANFRED (413627) Typhoon IB MN191   1944-11-18137 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumHotton War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerWilliam Arthur FLETT (J/92897) Typhoon IB JP504   1944-12-26137 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerJames Albert Desmond SHEMELD (185729) Typhoon IB MN660   1944-12-31137 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 1st ClassRonald Arthur NORRIS (1871068)  Forum Post  NA/PRO 1945-01-01137 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsEindhoven (Woensel) General Ce
Pilot OfficerL. Arthur Vyvyan BURROWS (188890) Pilot Typhoon IB JR261  Forum Post  NA/PRO 1945-01-01137 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsEindhoven (Woensel) General Ce
Flight SergeantAlbert Victor CRORY (1576679) Pilot Typhoon IB RB252   1945-02-03137 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyReichswald Forest War Cemetery
Flying OfficerRichard Akehurst EGLEY (421690) Pilot Typhoon IB RB376   1945-03-24137 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyReichswald Forest War Cemetery
SergeantFrederick Arthur EDWARDS (1604041) Pilot Typhoon IB RB193  NA/PRO 1945-04-01137 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyReichswald Forest War Cemetery
Warrant OfficerRobert Sutherland KNIGHT-CLARKE (1382060) Pilot Typhoon IB JR444   1945-04-12137 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBecklingen War Cemetery
Flight SergeantJohn Arthur Hugh Gerraint PENNANT (1387662) Pilot Typhoon IB MP154  Ext Link 1945-04-14137 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyHanover War Cemetery
Flight SergeantJames Henry NUTTER (1450367) Typhoon IB SW426  Ext Link 1945-06-23137 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial

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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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