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

122,434 casualty records in this database.
115,487 records (94.33%) are "Accounted for".
99,701 are aviation. 15,786 are non-aviation deaths.
6,947 are still unaccounted.
39 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 55 OTU RAF returns 51 records, 50 records (98.04%) have circumstances of death. 1 records (1.96%) do not have details.

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Pilot OfficerFrederick Wilson FAIRWEATHER (86410) Pilot Blenheim I L1248  AIR81/4414 1940-11-3055 OTU United KingdomKilmadock Burial Ground
SergeantGilbert Alan COLLINS (742684) Pilot Hurricane I P2548  AIR81/4550 1940-12-1255 OTU United KingdomWest End (St. James) Church Ce
SergeantThomas Desmond VERNON (902317) Pilot Hurricane I L1700  AIR81/4709 1940-12-2855 OTU United KingdomMinchinhampton (Holy Trinity)
SergeantGordon Andrew McKENZIE (905025) Lysander II N1214  More Details 1941-04-0755 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerMartin Walter RIVERS (62015) Pilot Hurricane I N2522  AIR81/6059 1941-04-2555 OTU United KingdomNewcastle-Upon-Tyne (West Road
SergeantAlfred Vernon BAND (937201) Pilot Hurricane I V7619  AIR81/6077 1941-04-2655 OTU United KingdomWorcester (Astwood) Cemetery
Pilot OfficerAlbert Ernest John THORNE (64931) Pilot Hurricane I V7200  AIR81/6333 1941-05-0955 OTU United KingdomBath (St. Michael's) Cemetery
CorporalErnest Llewellyn CREWE (516237)   1941-06-2255 OTU United KingdomWhitchurch Cemetery
Pilot OfficerGeoffrey Northcote MIEVILLE (101072) Master I N7570  AIR81/7803 1941-07-2255 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantHerbert Basil Kenneth MOSS (1172592) Master I N7570  AIR81/7803 1941-07-2255 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantRichard Harvey LAURIE (1260357) Pilot Hurricane I V7440  AIR81/7781 1941-07-2355 OTU United KingdomWickersley (St. Alban) Churchy
Pilot OfficerLewis Benjamin LOUDEN (103469) Pilot Hurricane I P3665  Forum Post 1941-09-1555 OTU United KingdomHylton (Castletown) Cemetery
SergeantSidney John SCULLEY (1381014) Pilot Hurricane I P3856  Forum Post 1941-10-1255 OTU United KingdomHastings Cemetery, Sussex
Flight SergeantJoseph Kenneth POLLARD (740815) Hurricane I P3900  Forum Post 1941-12-1255 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerWilliam Francis AVERY (110337) Pilot Hurricane I V7659  Forum Post 1941-12-1255 OTU United KingdomHylton (Castletown) Cemetery
SergeantRonald Graham White CARTER (655269) Pilot Hurricane I V7400  Forum Post 1942-01-0155 OTU United KingdomHylton (Castletown) Cemetery
SergeantJohn PORTER (656765) Pilot Hurricane I V6955  Forum Post 1942-02-1455 OTU United KingdomBrandon (St. John) Church Ceme
SergeantJoseph William AVIS (548367) Pilot Hurricane I W9236  Forum Post 1942-03-0955 OTU United KingdomBarking (Rippleside) Cemetery
SergeantAlbert GARLICK (547087) Pilot Hurricane I V7722  Forum Post 1942-03-1155 OTU United KingdomHylton (Castletown) Cemetery
SergeantEdgar Grenville SHAW (1188484) Pilot Hurricane I V6995  Forum Post 1942-03-1255 OTU United KingdomHonley Church Burial Ground
SergeantAlan Joseph Ainsley DODD (1382699) Pilot Master I N7558  Forum Post 1942-03-2855 OTU United KingdomLucker (St. Hilda) Churchyard
SergeantJames Ashley Everard SHARP (656122) Pilot Master I N7558  Forum Post 1942-03-2855 OTU United KingdomBurnham Norton (St. Margaret)
SergeantHarold MILLS (1266631) Pilot Hurricane I AF968  Forum Post 1942-04-1255 OTU United KingdomEnglefield Green Cemetery
SergeantKeith Stanley CORNWELL (1267921) Pilot Hurricane I V6798  Forum Post 1942-04-1255 OTU United KingdomCambridge City Cemetery
SergeantJames Francis COLLINS (1313009) Pilot Hurricane I V7620  AIR81/13945 1942-05-0255 OTU United KingdomFarnham Civil Cemetery
Pilot OfficerRichard Arthur BRYDEN (119712) Pilot Hurricane I V7466  Forum Post 1942-05-0455 OTU United KingdomAnnan Cemetery
SergeantJacques Thorfinn GOODSIR (656309) Pilot Hurricane I P3227  Forum Post 1942-06-1555 OTU United KingdomAnnan Cemetery
SergeantTe Roki ROBIESON (1375959) Hurricane I Z7077   1942-07-0855 OTU United KingdomAnnan Cemetery
SergeantPatrick John QUIGLEY (1315650) Pilot Hurricane I V7067  Forum Post 1942-08-1055 OTU United KingdomAldershot Civil Cemetery
SergeantCharles Wood STALEY (605393) Pilot Hurricane I P2982  Forum Post 1942-09-2255 OTU United KingdomAnnan Cemetery
SergeantMichael Sidney GILBERT (1385416) Pilot Miles Master T8770  Forum Post 1942-10-3055 OTU United KingdomPowderham (St. Clement) Church
SergeantAngus Marcell WOOD (1337000) Pilot Miles Master T8770  Forum Post 1942-10-3055 OTU United KingdomAnnan Cemetery
SergeantGeoffrey Vincent REEVES (1387729) Pilot Hurricane I W9151  Forum Post 1942-11-1155 OTU United KingdomEnfield (Lavender Hill) Cemete
SergeantCecil Robert Frank SHACKELL (1315125) Pilot Hurricane I P3855  Forum Post 1942-12-0655 OTU United KingdomAnnan Cemetery
SergeantKenneth HOLDEN (1025981) Pilot Hurricane I AG282   1942-12-1955 OTU United KingdomBradford (Scholemoor) Cemetery
SergeantGeorge Henry WALSH (657583) Pilot Hurricane I AG150  Forum Post 1942-12-2855 OTU United KingdomBanbridge Town Cemetery
SergeantArthur Valentine MARSHALL (1332781) Pilot Hurricane I W9233  Forum Post 1942-12-2855 OTU United KingdomRyde Borough Cemetery
SergeantDonald Leslie BAKER (656680) Pilot Hurricane I AF959  Forum Post 1943-01-2155 OTU United KingdomStone-In-Oxney (St. Mary) Chur
SergeantAnthony Charles PERRIN (1337958) Pilot Hurricane I P3549  Forum Post 1943-03-2655 OTU United KingdomKingsbury (St. Andrew) Churchy
Aircraftman 1st ClassErnest KNOWLES (976710)  Forum Post 1943-04-1155 OTU United KingdomAberdeen (Allenvale) Cemetery
Flying OfficerChristopher Airey FAWCETT (80248) Pilot Hurricane I V6884   1943-04-1155 OTU United KingdomMillom (Holy Trinity) Churchya
Pilot OfficerJean Louis August WELLEKENS (141836) Hurricane II Z2978   1943-05-1955 OTU BelgiumBrussels Town Cemetery Belgian
Flying OfficerJames Reid WILSON (150057) Pilot Hurricane I V7674  Forum Post 1943-08-1855 OTU United KingdomGlasgow (Riddrie Park) Cemeter
Flying OfficerRobert Philip DIXON (150191) Pilot Hurricane I Z4875  Forum Post 1943-11-1355 OTU United KingdomSend (St. Mary) Churchyard
Warrant OfficerJohn Samuel GILBERT (1387068) Pilot Typhoon IA R7822   1944-06-0555 OTU United KingdomStone Cemetery, Staffordshire
SergeantFrancis GILL (1685549) Typhoon IB JR212  Forum Post 1945-03-1255 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantJames Alfred MASON (1579568) Pilot Typhoon IB JP433  Forum Post 1945-03-2055 OTU United KingdomBirmingham (Brandwood End) Cem
Leading AircraftmanRobert Henry GUNN (1537902) Typhoon IB MN236  Forum Post 1945-03-2555 OTU United KingdomNottingham General Cemetery
Warrant OfficerRobert THOMPSON (1551830) Pilot Typhoon IB MN236  Forum Post 1945-03-2555 OTU United KingdomHawick (St. Cuthbert) Episcopa
Aircraftman 1st ClassJohn WIGHTMAN (2214447) Typhoon IB MN236  Forum Post 1945-04-0255 OTU United KingdomBlackpool (Carleton) 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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