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 RCAF returns 11 records, 11 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 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 OfficerCharles Eldred MERCER (J/15738) Pilot Whirlwind I P7114  Forum Post 1943-02-19137 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
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 OfficerRalph Alexander JOHNSTONE (J/22310) Typhoon IB MN156  Ext Link 1944-07-27137 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBrookwood Military Cemetery
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
Pilot OfficerWilliam Arthur FLETT (J/92897) Typhoon IB JP504   1944-12-26137 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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