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

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Your current query terms 25 EFTS returns 22 records, 22 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
SergeantIvon Campbell SMITH (748315) Pilot DH82 Tiger Moth II R4825  Forum Post 1940-06-2025 EFTS ZimbabweHarare (Pioneer) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanAlexander Bruce BIRRELL (1186119) U/T Pilot DH82 Tiger Moth II R4820  AIR81/6539 1941-05-2025 EFTS ZimbabweHarare (Pioneer) Cemetery
Flight SergeantJoseph Frank SCHOFIELD (741790) Pilot DH82 Tiger Moth II R4778  AIR81/6869 1941-06-1225 EFTS ZimbabweHarare (Pioneer) Cemetery
Plutonowy-PodchorazyMichal PESZYNSKI (P/783662) Magister I V1081  AIR81/7481 1941-07-0825 EFTS United KingdomCarlisle (Dalston Road) Cemete
PorucznikJozef GAUDYN (P/0921) Tiger Moth T7747  Forum Post 1942-01-1525 EFTS United KingdomHucknall Cemetery
KapralStefan PLISZKE (P/784235) Tiger Moth T7185  AIR81/13497 1942-04-1625 EFTS United KingdomHucknall Cemetery
PorucznikStanisaw WALCZAK (P/0334) Wireless Op Tiger Moth T7972  AIR81/13497 1942-04-1625 EFTS United KingdomWeston-Super-Mare Cemetery
PlutonowyJozef KUCHTA (P/793936) Tiger Moth T7742  Ext Link 1942-05-0425 EFTS United KingdomHucknall Cemetery
SzeregowiecKazimierz WOJCIECHOWSKI (P/704155)  Forum Post  Ext Link 1942-10-2025 EFTS United KingdomHucknall Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanClaude Powell FOTHERINGHAM (778961) U/T Pilot Tiger Moth T8024  Forum Post  Ext Link  Forum Post 1942-11-2325 EFTS ZimbabweHarare (Pioneer) Cemetery
Flight LieutenantMartin George Francis NOCKOLDS (60293) Pilot Tiger Moth T8024  Forum Post 1942-11-2425 EFTS ZimbabweHarare (Pioneer) Cemetery
CorporalStanley COLLINS (973210) Pilot Tiger Moth T7509  Forum Post 1943-10-2125 EFTS ZimbabweHarare (Pioneer) Cemetery
SergeantWilliam Harold SOUTHGATE (1621759) Pilot Instr Tiger Moth II DE275  Forum Post 1943-10-2625 EFTS ZimbabweHarare (Pioneer) Cemetery
CorporalJohn Henry TAIT (553224) Pilot Tiger Moth II DE275  Forum Post 1943-10-2625 EFTS ZimbabweHarare (Pioneer) Cemetery
Flying OfficerArthur John Newton BERRY (136184) Pilot Tiger Moth T7480  Forum Post 1943-11-0425 EFTS ZimbabweHarare (Pioneer) Cemetery
Flight LieutenantEdmund John WHICHELLO (110309)  Forum Post  Forum Post 1943-12-0125 EFTS ZimbabweBulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery
Kapral-PodchorazyWladyslaw Karol MICHON (P/705622) Tiger Moth T6268  Forum Post 1944-04-2125 EFTS United KingdomHucknall Cemetery
Starszy SierzantKazimierz KALINOWSKI (P/784884)  Forum Post 1944-10-1225 EFTS United KingdomHucknall Cemetery
PlutonowyStanislaw CIESLIK (P/781660) Tiger Moth II DE157  Forum Post 1944-10-2925 EFTS United KingdomHucknall Cemetery
KapralLeopold JANCZEWSKI (P/706795) Tiger Moth T7689  Forum Post 1944-11-1025 EFTS United KingdomHucknall Cemetery
PorucznikRyszard Sylwester RONOWICZ (P/1082) Tiger Moth II DE956   1945-08-0925 EFTS United KingdomBexley (St. Mary) Church Cemet
SierzantRyszard SZOPLIK (P/707169) Tiger Moth II DE956  More Details 1945-08-1025 EFTS United KingdomHucknall 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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