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.
115,487 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 66 Sqdn RAF returns 36 records, 35 records (97.22%) have circumstances of death. 1 records (2.78%) do not have details.

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Pilot OfficerDouglas George Brenchin PATON (40315) Pilot Spitfire Ia K9986  Forum Post 1939-09-0666 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWhittlesford (Ss. Mary And And
SergeantFrank Ernest WALLER (517236) Pilot Spitfire Ia N3031  Forum Post 1939-12-1466 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomEnfield (Lavender Hill) Cemete
Pilot OfficerRobert George KENNEDY (42409) Pilot Spitfire Ia N3224  AIR81/2036 1940-04-2566 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomPaisley (Hawkhead) Cemetery
Flight SergeantMaurice William HAYMAN (564713) Pilot Spitfire Ia N3047  AIR81/770 1940-06-0266 Sqdn AIR27 FranceEtaples Military Cemetery
Pilot OfficerJohn Alnod Peter STUDD (41491) Pilot Spitfire Ia N3182  AIR81/2692 1940-08-1966 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomTouchen End (Holy Trinity) Chu
Flying OfficerPeter James Christopher KING (41298) Pilot Spitfire Ia N3060  AIR81/3091 1940-09-0566 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomFarnborough (St. Botolph) Chur
SergeantArthur Dumbell SMITH (580153) Pilot Spitfire Ia N3048  AIR81/3057 1940-09-0666 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWhyteleafe (St. Luke) Churchya
Flight LieutenantKenneth Mcleod GILLIES (37799) Pilot Spitfire Ia X4320  AIR81/3633 1940-10-0466 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomThornton Garden Of Rest
SergeantRufus Arthur WARD (740913) Pilot Spitfire Ia N3043  AIR81/3693 1940-10-0866 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomCroydon (Mitcham Road) Cemeter
Pilot OfficerGeorge Henry CORBETT (81366) Pilot Spitfire Ia R6779  AIR81/3691 1940-10-0866 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomUpchurch (St. Mary) Churchyard
SergeantCharles Albert Henry AYLING (561445) Pilot Spitfire IIa P7303  AIR81/3729 1940-10-1166 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomPembroke (Monkton St. Nicholas
Pilot OfficerHugh William REILLEY (43043) Spitfire Ia R6800  AIR81/3822 1940-10-1766 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomGravesend Cemetery
Pilot OfficerJohn Romney MATHER (78976) Pilot Spitfire IIa P7539  AIR81/3985 1940-10-2766 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomIfield (St. Margaret) Churchya
CorporalFrank Horace Henry FRY (525299)   1940-11-0166 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomNew Southgate Cemetery
SergeantPeter Hamilton WILLCOCKS (742044) Pilot Spitfire IIa P7491  AIR81/4384 1940-11-2866 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomSouth London Crematorium, Mitc
Pilot OfficerPeter Raymond MILDREN (42864) Pilot Spitfire IIa P7520  AIR81/5092 1941-02-1166 Sqdn AIR27 FranceBoulogne Eastern Cemetery
Pilot OfficerStanley BAKER (80811) Spitfire IIa P7568  AIR81/5094 1941-02-1166 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerDavid Alexander MAXWELL (84962) Spitfire IIa P7541  AIR81/5129 1941-02-1466 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 2nd ClassRonald Walter BUCKLAND (1196943)  Forum Post 1941-07-0166 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomIlfracombe (Marlborough) Cemet
Flight SergeantClaude Arthur PARSONS (748043) Spitfire IIa P8435  AIR81/8503 1941-08-2066 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantFrederick Harold Morris GREEN (915714) Spitfire IIa P8270  Ext Link 1941-09-2566 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantJohn Francis HUBBARD (1189181) Spitfire IIa P7843  Forum Post 1942-01-2466 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Squadron LeaderDaniel Edward CREMIN (36128) Pilot Spitfire Vc AB462  Forum Post 1942-03-2466 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWardour Roman Catholic Cemeter
SergeantJohn Edgar St. Valentine L. BEASLEY (1312804) Pilot Spitfire Vc AB461   1942-07-3066 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLeckhampton (St. Peter) Church
CorporalAndrew Walter KNIGHTS (612165)  More Details 1942-10-2266 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomOrford (St. Bartholomew) Churc
Flying OfficerWilliam Horatio DONALD (129383) Spitfire Vb W3321   1943-03-1266 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantJohn Stewart HARRIES (656996) Spitfire VB EN892   1943-09-0266 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Warrant OfficerDouglas Ronald Charles MACE (741475) Pilot Spitfire Vb AD260  Forum Post 1943-10-2366 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomCherry Hinton (St. Andrew) Chu
Flight LieutenantThomas David BAKER (106356) Pilot Spitfire VB EP639  Forum Post 1943-10-2366 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomDanbury (St. John The Baptist)
Flight LieutenantSamuel Alvin RODGERS (124543) Spitfire LFIX MK640   1944-05-2166 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerArthur James HUGHES (134310) Pilot Spitfire MH455   1944-05-3066 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomStoke (St. Michael) Churchyard
Pilot OfficerWalter Henry STIFFIN (186096) Pilot Spitfire LFIX MK449   1944-07-1566 Sqdn AIR27 FranceSt. Sever Cemetery Extension,
Flying OfficerWalter WARHURST (163940) Pilot Spitfire PV307   1944-12-1866 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
Flight SergeantPeter Charles Nightingale GREEN (710092) Pilot Typhoon IB MN206   1944-12-2566 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsWinterswijk Cemetery
Pilot OfficerJohn Alexander BRYDSON (196890) Pilot Spitfire TB884  NA/PRO 1945-04-0166 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsRheden (Velp) Protestant Cemet
Pilot OfficerDennis HUGO (187677) Pilot Spitfire TB521  Ext Link 1945-04-1166 Sqdn AIR27 GermanySage 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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