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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

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

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Your current query terms returns 122434 records, 115486 records (94.33%) have circumstances of death. 6948 records (5.67%) do not have details.

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Pilot OfficerArthur Stewart WARDMAN (41502) Pilot Magister I P2375  AIR81/1906 1940-03-13219 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomDarlington Crematorium
SergeantNorman James PRICE (565189) Pilot Blenheim IV P4926  AIR81/1911 1940-03-14139 Sqdn AIR27 FranceMazargues War Cemetery, Marsei
SergeantRoy Joseph STANLEY (580570) Blenheim IV P4926  AIR81/1911 1940-03-14139 Sqdn AIR27 FranceMazargues War Cemetery, Marsei
Flying OfficerJames Lawrence ATKINSON (37340) Pilot Hudson I N7212  AIR81/1909 1940-03-14224 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHampstead Cemetery
Pilot OfficerAlbert Aaron GREENBERG (41919) Pilot Hudson I N7212  AIR81/1909 1940-03-14224 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLeuchars Cemetery
Pilot OfficerDonald Seymour DADSON (42808) Pilot Harvard I P5784  AIR81/1910 1940-03-146 SFTS United KingdomGreat Rissington (St. John The
Pilot OfficerRobert Eli WEST (41508) Magister I P6358  AIR81/1912 1940-03-1554 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomKingston-Upon-Thames Cemetery
Flying OfficerWilliam Ward ADAM (39838) Pilot Blenheim IV L9249  AIR81/1914 1940-03-1557 Sqdn AIR27 FranceChambieres French National Cem
Leading AircraftmanFrederick John MANTLE (621138) Wireless Op Blenheim IV L9249  AIR81/1914 1940-03-1557 Sqdn AIR27 FranceChambieres French National Cem
Wing CommanderRichard Graham BLOMFIELD (01043)  Forum Post 1940-03-16 United KingdomAldershot Military Cemetery
SergeantJohn William GILLINGS (564649) Blenheim IV L9385  AIR81/1915 1940-03-1645 Sqdn | 203 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomIpswich New Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanEdward Vincent MORGAN (532018) Blenheim IV L9385  AIR81/1915 1940-03-1645 Sqdn | 203 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomAndover Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanEric William PIZZEY (566695) Blenheim IV L9385  AIR81/1915 1940-03-1645 Sqdn | 203 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomAndover Cemetery
Flying OfficerWilliam John SWIRE-GRIFFITHS (39833) Pilot Blenheim IV L9385  AIR81/1915 1940-03-1645 Sqdn | 203 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomPenzance Cemetery
Pilot OfficerPeter Aubrey Forrester ADDIE (41646) Pilot Hampden I L4063  AIR81/101 1940-03-1750 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomOundle Cemetery
Flying OfficerVivian Howard AYRES (39479) Pilot Hampden I L4063  AIR81/101 1940-03-1750 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomCardiff (Cathays) Cemetery
SergeantGeorge Albert ROWLING (514444) Hampden I L4063  AIR81/101 1940-03-1750 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Leading AircraftmanAllan Vincent WALLACE (550802) Hampden I L4063  AIR81/101 1940-03-1750 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Leading AircraftmanJames Carlton WADE (332190)  Ext Link 1940-03-18 FranceBienvillers Military Cemetery
SergeantRobert Campbell DUFF (740368) Blackburn B.2 G-ACBH  Forum Post 1940-03-18 United KingdomBarnhill Cemetery
CadetRobin Overton BOWRON () Metal Moth A7-72  Forum Post 1940-03-191 EFTS (Aus) AustraliaVictoria Cremation Memorial
Flying OfficerCharles COX () Wireless Op Metal Moth A7-72  Forum Post 1940-03-191 EFTS (Aus) AustraliaVictoria Cremation Memorial
Flying OfficerBasil Verney FANSHAWE (39311) Pilot Wellington IA N2987  AIR81/1918 1940-03-19115 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWinchester (Magdalen Hill) Cem
Aircraftman 2nd ClassGeorge Thomas ROSE (630965) Wellington IA N2987  AIR81/1918 1940-03-19115 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomDeal Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanWilliam George NEWTON (551758) Wireless Op Whitley V N1405  AIR81/102 1940-03-1951 Sqdn AIR27 DenmarkKirkeby Churchyard
Flight LieutenantJohn Edward BASKERVILLE (37537) Pilot Whitley V N1405  AIR81/102 1940-03-1951 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyKiel War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanLeslie CLOSE (548536) Wireless Op Whitley V N1405  AIR81/102 1940-03-1951 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyKiel War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerEmery Orville FENNELL (40293) Pilot Whitley V N1405  AIR81/102 1940-03-1951 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyKiel War Cemetery
SergeantBertram David SHEPPERSON (561926) Whitley V N1405  AIR81/102 1940-03-1951 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerGordon Ian THOMSON (70878) Pilot Spitfire Ia L1026  AIR81/1917 1940-03-19603 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBognor Regis Cemetery
Flight LieutenantRonald Douglas BOYD (74904)  Forum Post  Forum Post 1940-03-19920 Balloon Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBedford Cemetery, Bedfordshire
Aircraftman 2nd ClassRobert Charles Thomas HUMPHREYS (637242) Wireless Op Swordfish I K8426  AIR81/1919 1940-03-19Torpedo Trg Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomDonington (St. Cuthbert) Churc
Aircraftman 2nd ClassGordon MOORE (638683)  Forum Post 1940-03-20 United KingdomSunderland (Bishopwearmouth) C
CadetAllan John MacPHERSON () Moth Minor VH-ADB  Forum Post 1940-03-20 AustraliaPerth (Karrakatta) General Cem
Aircraftman 1st ClassDesmond Hugh LYNCH (644738) Wellington IA N2987  AIR81/1918 1940-03-20115 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomCroydon (Mitcham Road) Cemeter
Flying OfficerRoyston Henry BULLARD-DAVIES (39372) Pilot Hampden I L4137  AIR81/1922 1940-03-20144 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHarpswell (St. Chad) Churchyar
Leading AircraftmanDennis Gordon DOUGHTY (551342) Wireless Op Hampden I L4137  AIR81/1922 1940-03-20144 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomEarsdon Cemetery
SergeantAlan Henry WOODWARD (580688) Observer Hampden I L4137  AIR81/1922 1940-03-20144 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomStratford-On-Avon Cemetery
Pilot OfficerWilliam Creighton SCOTT (42081) Oxford I L9655  AIR81/1921 1940-03-208 FTS United KingdomStreatham Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanEdwin Arthur TOWSE (612430)  More Details 1940-03-21 United KingdomItchingfield (St. Nicolas) Chu
Flying OfficerRonald Lee JEFFERY (70861) Pilot Anson I N5039  AIR81/1925 1940-03-2110 SFTS United KingdomSheffield (Abbey Lane) Cemeter
SergeantJohn George Stirling KIRKPATRICK (741757) Pilot Harvard I N7060  AIR81/1925 1940-03-2110 SFTS United KingdomGlasgow (Craigton) Cemetery
SergeantOliver William DUMBRECK (580537) Observer Blenheim I L1427  AIR81/1928 1940-03-2118 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomKirkcaldy (Dysart) Cemetery
Pilot OfficerHenry Stephen Penton HULTON (33428) Pilot Blenheim I L1427  AIR81/1928 1940-03-2118 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomSt. Brelade Churchyard And Cem
SergeantHorace PHILLIPS (562840) Pilot Blenheim I L1117  AIR81/1924 1940-03-21219 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomCatterick Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassFrank PROSSER (622364) Air Gunner Blenheim I L1117  AIR81/1924 1940-03-21219 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomGarndiffaith (St. John's) Buri
SergeantRaymond Charles EDWARDS (904369) Pilot Mentor L4395  AIR81/1927 1940-03-2124 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHucknall Cemetery
SergeantThomas John SPARROW (3142)   1940-03-22 United KingdomHatfield Broad Oak (St. Mary)
Second LieutenantBryce Bothwell AMM (639627) Airmaster ZS-AIX  Forum Post 1940-03-22CAT Depot South AfricaJohannesburg (Brixton) Cemeter
Pupil PilotJohn Howard Steytler SOLOMON (103193) Airmaster ZS-AIX  Forum Post 1940-03-22CAT Depot South AfricaThaba Tshwane (Old No.1) Milit

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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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