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.
114,751 records (93.72%) are "Accounted for".
99,678 are aviation. 15,073 are non-aviation deaths.
7,683 are still unaccounted.

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 608 Sqdn RAAF returns 13 records, 13 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
Flying OfficerMaurice Joseph MARTEL (400373) Hudson V AM776  Forum Post 1942-03-17608 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerAlvan Rodney WECKER (404676) Hudson VI FK626   1943-04-05608 Sqdn AIR27 AlgeriaEl Alia Cemetery
Flight SergeantCecil Francis BEITZ (6951) Hudson VI FK535   1943-06-26608 Sqdn AIR27 AlgeriaEl Alia Cemetery
Flight SergeantRonald Alexander Kenneth DETTMANN (412409) Hudson VI FK535   1943-06-26608 Sqdn AIR27 AlgeriaEl Alia Cemetery
Flying OfficerDouglas William ELLIS (411303) Hudson VI FK711  Forum Post 1943-07-12608 Sqdn AIR27 MaltaMalta Memorial
Flight SergeantNorbert Albert RUBENS (408739) Hudson VI FK711  Forum Post 1943-07-12608 Sqdn AIR27 MaltaMalta Memorial
Flight SergeantKendall VAN WANING (411618) Hudson VI FK711   1943-07-12608 Sqdn AIR27 MaltaMalta Memorial
Flying OfficerBasil George Sheridan BRADLEY (411736) Hudson V AM710   1943-09-14608 Sqdn AIR27 MaltaMalta Memorial
Flight SergeantEric Noel PETTITT (412679) Hudson V AM710   1943-09-14608 Sqdn AIR27 MaltaMalta Memorial
Flight SergeantLeslie Thomas William SHELDON (412721) Hudson V AM710   1943-09-14608 Sqdn AIR27 MaltaMalta Memorial
Flight SergeantLewis THORNTON (410107) Hudson IIIa FK804   1944-01-27608 Sqdn AIR27 MaltaMalta Memorial
Flight SergeantRobert John BOLTON (442325) Mosquito B20 KB348  IBCC 1944-10-12608 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
Flight LieutenantMalcolm Hamilton Murray MACLEAN (414311) Mosquito B20 KB197  IBCC 1945-03-05608 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumLeopoldsburg War 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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