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RAF and Commonwealth Air Forces Roll of Honour - The Unaccounted Airmen Project

This is a database of all commonwealth airforces casualities in the Second World War. The primary data is taken from the CWGC site, but the data is 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 tool helps you to easily search for a casuality based on partial name or number, exact date or year of death, provide the aircraft associated with the casuality or details. View the month by month coverage details.

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

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

There are a total of 122357 casuality records in this database. About 24408 records (19.95%) have some details on circumstances of death.
Your current query returns 20 records,of which 20 records (100.00%) have circumstances of death. You can click on the result fields to narrow the search.

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Aircraft Type
Aircraft #
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flying OfficerJohn William BOCCA (41520) Pilot Spitfire Ia X4718 AIR81/4987 1941-02-0354 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomNewcastle-Upon-Tyne (All Saint
Pilot OfficerEdward Jack COLEMAN (42800) Pilot Spitfire Ia X4711 AIR81/5167 1941-02-1754 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomSouth London Crematorium, Mitc
SergeantJoseph Charles LOCKWOOD (754820) Pilot Spitfire IIa P7300 AIR81/5343 1941-03-0354 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWallington (Bandon Hill) Cemet
SergeantJack Frankland COOPER (754709) Spitfire IIa P7371 AIR81/5405 1941-03-1054 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantAllan Anthony BURTENSHAW (745616) Pilot Spitfire IIa P7689 AIR81/5430 1941-03-1254 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomSnodland Cemetery
Pilot OfficerChristopher COLEBROOK (86344) Spitfire IIa P7383 AIR81/5981 1941-04-2054 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantHarold Kenneth HALL (745667) Spitfire IIa P8178 AIR81/6290 1941-05-0754 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantErl Joseph KEAN (401390) Pilot Spitfire IIa P7833 NA/PRO 1941-05-1754 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHornchurch Cemetery
Flight LieutenantDorian George GRIBBLE (40695) Spitfire Va R7275 AIR81/6748 1941-06-0454 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerKenward Ernest KNOX (63101) Pilot Spitfire Va R7222 AIR81/7397 1941-07-0554 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumReninghelst Churchyard Extensi
Pilot OfficerNeville Gordon BAXTER (87367) Pilot Spitfire Va W3169 AIR81/7492 1941-07-0954 Sqdn AIR27 FranceEnquin-Sur-Baillons Churchyard
SergeantFrancis Mackay LAING (401392) Pilot Spitfire Va W3216 AIR81/7663 1941-07-1754 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHornchurch Cemetery
Flying OfficerChristopher COOKSON (42558) Pilot Spitfire Va R7268 AIR81/7801 1941-07-2354 Sqdn AIR27 FrancePihen-Les-Guines Communal Ceme
Flight LieutenantRoy MOTTRAM (42870) Pilot Spitfire Ia N3193 Archive Post 1941-08-3154 Sqdn AIR27 FranceMerville Communal Cemetery Ext
Pilot OfficerJohn Stewart HARRIS (61219) Pilot Spitfire Vb AB808 Ext Link 1941-09-0454 Sqdn AIR27 FranceDunkirk Town Cemetery
Pilot OfficerMichael Medwyn EVANS (63830) Spitfire Vb W3620 Ext Link 1941-09-0454 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantJohn Dudley DRAPER (R/71562) Pilot Spitfire Vb AB813 NA/PRO 1941-09-1754 Sqdn AIR27 FranceDunkirk Town Cemetery
SergeantRaymond Albert OVERSON (1167597) Pilot Spitfire Va W3109 NA/PRO 1941-09-1754 Sqdn AIR27 FranceDunkirk Town Cemetery
Squadron LeaderNewell ORTON (39330) Spitfire Vb W3772 NA/PRO 1941-09-1754 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantJohn Charles WARD (1165245) Pilot Spitfire IIa P7849 NA/PRO 1941-10-0354 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsThe Hague (Westduin) General C

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