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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 casualty based on partial name or number, exact date or year of death, provide the aircraft associated with the casualty or details. View the month by month coverage details.

The data continously feeds into some Graphical Charts : View some of the charts here

122357 casualty records in this database.
105542 records (86.26%) are "Accounted for".
96797 are related to aircraft incidents and
8747 are non-aviation deaths..

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

By year of death : 1939 | 1940 | 1941 | 1942 | 1943 | 1944 | 1945 | 1946 | 1947

Your current query terms 56 Sqdn RAF returns 43 records, 42 records (97.67%) have circumstances of death. 1 records (2.33%) do not have details.

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Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Pilot OfficerMontagu Leslie HULTON-HARROP (40116) Pilot Hurricane I L1985   1939-09-0656 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomNorth Weald Bassett (St. Andre
Flying OfficerFrank Charles ROSE (39901) Pilot Hurricane I N2430  AIR81/430 1940-05-1856 Sqdn AIR27 FranceLonguenesse (St. Omer) Souveni
Flight LieutenantIan Scovil SODEN (33289) Pilot Hurricane I N2439  AIR81/431 1940-05-1856 Sqdn AIR27 FranceBiache-St. Vaast Communal Ceme
Flight SergeantJames Wilfred ELLIOTT (564608) Hurricane I L1972  AIR81/669 1940-05-2956 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantJames Roy COWSILL (741936) Hurricane I N2432  AIR81/1115 1940-07-1356 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantJoseph James WHITFIELD (526295) Hurricane I P2922  AIR81/1117 1940-07-1356 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantCecil John COONEY (564567) Hurricane I P3879  AIR81/1224 1940-07-2956 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantRonald David BAKER (518293) Pilot Hurricane I N2667  AIR81/1307 1940-08-1156 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLetchworth Cemetery
Flying OfficerJohn Hunter COGHLAN (37719) Pilot  AIR81/2650 1940-08-1756 Sqdn AIR27 FranceBoulogne Eastern Cemetery
Flight LieutenantPercy Stevenson WEAVER (70719) Hurricane I V7378  AIR81/2934 1940-08-3156 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantThomas Reginald TWEED (565029) Pilot Hurricane I P3660  AIR81/3269 1940-09-1556 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomAmesbury Cemetery
SergeantJaroslav HLAVAC (747542) Hurricane I P3421  AIR81/4227 1940-10-1056 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWarmwell (Holy Trinity) Church
Pilot OfficerKenneth John MARSTON (83715) Pilot Hurricane I P3870  AIR81/4537 1940-12-1256 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomStivichall (St. James) Churchy
SergeantRowland Clifford JONES (748624) Pilot Hurricane I P3123  AIR81/5016 1941-02-0556 Sqdn AIR27 FranceWimille Communal Cemetery
SergeantArnold TURNER (966819) Hurricane II Z2755  AIR81/5270 1941-02-2656 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantGeorge Vincent HOYLE (754467) Hurricane II Z2587  AIR81/6554 1941-05-2156 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerPatrick Arthur HARRIS (86328) Hurricane II Z2664  AIR81/6966 1941-06-1756 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerPeter Ethelbert Merrick ROBINSON (100584) Pilot Hurricane II Z2812  AIR81/6974 1941-06-1756 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomNorth Weald Bassett (St. Andre
SergeantRichard Douglas CARVILL (1251535) Hurricane II Z3329  AIR81/7393 1941-06-1756 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerJames Frederick DECK (100648) Pilot Typhoon IA R7592  NA/PRO 1941-11-0156 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHonington (All Saints) Churchy
CorporalCharles William EDDIE (522129)  Forum Post 1942-01-1056 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomAberdeen (Grove) Cemetery
SergeantKeith Matsell STUART-TURNER (1295566) Typhoon IA R8199   1942-06-0156 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerAldwyn Geoffrey Howard ROUSE (63081) Pilot Typhoon IB R8865   1943-01-1356 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsThe Hague (Westduin) General C
SergeantKenneth JENNER (1196248) Typhoon IB DN411  Forum Post 1943-02-2456 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerVivian George POULTER (100650) Pilot Typhoon IA R7739   1943-04-1256 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHornchurch (St. Andrew) Church
SergeantDaniel DRISCOLL (1336580) Pilot Typhoon IB DN265   1943-04-2856 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomCarlisle (Dalston Road) Cemete
Squadron LeaderThomas Henry Vincent PHELOUNG (40134) Pilot Typhoon IB EK174   1943-06-2056 Sqdn AIR27 FranceDunkirk Town Cemetery
Flight SergeantRonald George GRAVETT (1268706) Pilot Typhoon IB JP392   1943-07-0356 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsOegstgeest Protestant Churchya
Flight SergeantJoseph Kenneth CLUCAS (1074249) Typhoon IB DN447   1943-07-0656 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerPeter Meredith WOOLDRIDGE (141164) Typhoon IB JP754   1943-11-0356 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerHarry Rex HORLEY (138105) Typhoon IB EJ962   1944-02-0556 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerFrank CUETO (144290) Typhoon IB JR442  Forum Post 1944-02-0956 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerOwen Davy HILL (142575) Typhoon IB MN123  Forum Post 1944-03-0556 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerThomas Guy ATKINSON (143721) Pilot Typhoon IB MM969  Forum Post 1944-05-0356 Sqdn AIR27 FranceSte. Marie Cemetery, Le Havre
Pilot OfficerRoss Carrock Richard LEAN (175495) Pilot Spitfire IX ML272   1944-05-0556 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLighthorne (St. Laurence) Chur
Flight SergeantAnthony Clayton DREW (1324352) Pilot Lancaster III JB707  IBCC 1944-07-2956 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomCharing (Kent County) Cremator
Pilot OfficerJames Scott FERGUSON (186756) Pilot Tempest V EJ741  Ext Link 1945-01-2056 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsAmbt-Delden General Cemetery
SergeantJohn Kenneth HOLDEN (1239020) Pilot Tempest V JN808  Ext Link 1945-02-0256 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyHanover War Cemetery
Warrant OfficerJoseph Frederick ALEXANDER (1318905) Pilot Tempest V EJ761   1945-03-1556 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsEindhoven (Woensel) General Ce
Flying OfficerWilliam Ross MACLAREN (161788) Pilot Tempest V EJ708   1945-03-2656 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyReichswald Forest War Cemetery
SergeantStanley Arthur SHEPPARD (1587835) Pilot Tempest NV973   1945-03-2856 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyReichswald Forest War Cemetery
Warrant OfficerRobert Richard HALES (1292224) Pilot   1945-04-0456 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyHanover War Cemetery
Flight LieutenantCharles Eric MOULD (50173) Pilot Meteor EE385  Forum Post 1947-10-2356 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyHamburg Cemetery

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