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.
115,395 records (94.25%) are "Accounted for".
99,696 are aviation. 15,699 are non-aviation deaths.
7,039 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

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

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Your current query terms 6 Sqdn SAAF SAAF returns 8 records, 8 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
Second LieutenantDerrick TYLER (P/3434) Hurricane I SAAF 275  Forum Post 1939-09-056 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 South AfricaCape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery
LieutenantE C ANDERSON (47910) Hurricane IIB BH147  Ext Link 1942-06-246 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Second LieutenantG A HARTMAN (205566) Harvard I SAAF 1301  Ext Link 1942-08-086 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 South AfricaPretoria (Rebecca Street) Ceme
Air MechanicJohn R SHARPE (P/5453) Harvard I SAAF 1301  Ext Link 1942-08-086 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 South AfricaEast London (East Bank) Cemete
Second LieutenantIsaac Leo POSENER (206246) Mohawk IV SAAF 2534  Ext Link 1942-08-136 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 South AfricaDurban (Stellawood) Cemetery
LieutenantArnoldus Jacobus LOURENS (205864V) Tomahawk IIB AM410  Ext Link 1942-11-166 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
LieutenantHugh Derek L'ANGE (205732) Fury I SAAF 205   1943-01-126 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 South AfricaCape Town (Maitland) Cemetery
LieutenantArchibald McCURDY (103626) Fury I SAAF 210   1943-01-126 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 South AfricaKimberley (West End) 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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