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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.

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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
Flying OfficerClaude Mervyn WHEATLEY (39147) Pilot Spitfire Ia N3069  AIR81/1948 1940-03-22PDU GermanyReichswald Forest War Cemetery
SergeantWalter LEWIS (1404)  Forum Post 1940-03-23 CanadaTrenton (St. George's) Cemeter
SergeantLeslie Arthur GREEN (581449)   1940-03-23 United KingdomTeddington Cemetery
Flying OfficerLancelot Gordon BOWLER (39431) Hurricane I N2531  AIR81/1932 1940-03-2332 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantMaurice Charles COTTERELL (562657) Pilot Blenheim IV L4873  AIR81/1933 1940-03-2390 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomShawbury (St. Mary The Virgin)
SergeantRonald Jesse HARBOUR (581333) Observer Blenheim IV L4873  AIR81/1933 1940-03-2390 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomShawbury (St. Mary The Virgin)
Aircraftman 2nd ClassKenneth Charles WINTERTON (624045) Wireless Op Blenheim IV L4873  AIR81/1933 1940-03-2390 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomShawbury (St. Mary The Virgin)
SergeantDouglas Warren WILSON (566477) Pilot Wellington IA P2515  AIR81/1934 1940-03-2437 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBecklingen War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerHarry Peter Joseph RADCLIFFE (90293) Pilot Gladiator I K8000  AIR81/1936 1940-03-24607 Sqdn AIR27 FranceDouai Communal Cemetery
Flying OfficerNigel Stuart GRAEME (90254) Pilot Gladiator I K8030  AIR81/1936 1940-03-24607 Sqdn AIR27 FranceDouai Communal Cemetery
Corporal AZIZ HASAB (5356)   1940-03-25 IraqHabbaniya Memorial
Aircraftman 2nd ClassGeorge Sidney CROSS (743685)  Forum Post 1940-03-25 United KingdomGrimsby (Scartho Road) Cemeter
SergeantDuncan Cameron FINDLAY (565318) Observer Battle P2256  AIR81/1943 1940-03-26103 Sqdn AIR27 FranceTerlincthun British Cemetery,
Pilot OfficerIan Percival HINTON (40592) Pilot Battle P2256  AIR81/1943 1940-03-26103 Sqdn AIR27 FranceTerlincthun British Cemetery,
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJohn Alexander SHARPE (617513) Wireless Op Battle P2256  AIR81/1943 1940-03-26103 Sqdn AIR27 FranceTerlincthun British Cemetery,
Pilot OfficerAllan Matheson EDGAR (41270) Pilot Battle L4980  AIR81/1940 1940-03-26105 Sqdn AIR27 FranceTerlincthun British Cemetery,
CorporalAlexander Egerton JONES (531577) Wireless Op Battle L4980  AIR81/1940 1940-03-26105 Sqdn AIR27 FranceTerlincthun British Cemetery,
SergeantHugh Edward PETTIT (580495) Observer Battle L4980  AIR81/1940 1940-03-26105 Sqdn AIR27 FranceTerlincthun British Cemetery,
SergeantRaymond Wilfred CROSS (581037) Hampden I L4102  AIR81/1939 1940-03-2644 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 1st ClassAnthony Creighton HAMMAN (551348) Hampden I L4102  AIR81/1939 1940-03-2644 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantAlbert Richard JONES (566191) Hampden I L4102  AIR81/1939 1940-03-2644 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantStephen Alfred WILLIAMS (580191) Hampden I L4102  AIR81/1939 1940-03-2644 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Leading AircraftmanJack Brian ROBERTS (541978) Wireless Op Blenheim IV L8747  AIR81/105 1940-03-27107 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyKiel War Cemetery
SergeantGeorge Herbert STILES (580407) Observer Blenheim IV L8747  AIR81/105 1940-03-27107 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyKiel War Cemetery
Flight SergeantDavid William Gibb NICHOLS (561600) Blenheim IV L8747  AIR81/105 1940-03-27107 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerPeter Darrell Walter BRIERLEY (42046) Pilot Blenheim I L1212  AIR81/1944 1940-03-2725 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomCheltenham Cemetery, Prestbury
Flying OfficerJames Peter Henry BALSTON (90567) Anson I K6249  AIR81/1946 1940-03-27500 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
CorporalGeorge Edward CATMORE (564599)  Forum Post 1940-03-2757 Sqdn AIR27 FranceRennes Eastern Communal Cemete
Pilot OfficerJohn Eric George FENNELL (42492) Anson I K6249  AIR81/1946 1940-03-27SGR United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 1st ClassJohn Visger HALLIDAY (620442) Anson I K6249  AIR81/1946 1940-03-27SGR United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerEwen Campbell LILBURN (37885) Anson I K6249  AIR81/1946 1940-03-27SGR United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Air SergeantJames Edwin LUSH (29387)  Forum Post 1940-03-28 South AfricaDurban (Stellawood) Cremation
Flying OfficerDonald Alfred CRANE (72170)  Forum Post 1940-03-28 United KingdomPadgate (Christ Church) Church
Pilot OfficerJames Olliff GRIFFITS (41692) Pilot Magister I L5953  AIR81/1949 1940-03-28222 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWhittlesford (Ss. Mary And And
Pilot OfficerGraham Louis NORMAN (70871) Whitley V N1351  AIR81/106 1940-03-2877 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
SergeantJames Emerson MILLER (580921) Observer Whitley V N1357  AIR81/107 1940-03-2877 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsRotterdam (Crooswijk) General
Aircraftman 1st ClassRichard Ingram GEDDES (548203)  Forum Post 1940-03-28RAF Kinloss United KingdomMacduff (Myrus) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanJohn Henry Frampton LOCK (526907)  Forum Post 1940-03-2926 Sqdn AIR27 FranceFouquieres Churchyard Extensio
Pilot OfficerDarrell Edward David MILSOM (33466) Pilot Gladiator II N5588  AIR81/1954 1940-03-29263 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBristol (Canford) Cemetery
Pilot OfficerPatrick John Muriel NETTLETON (33483) Pilot Gladiator II N5590  AIR81/1954 1940-03-29263 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBristol (Canford) Cemetery
Pilot OfficerH.h. Prince Alexander OBOLENSKY (91075) Hurricane I L1946  AIR81/1953 1940-03-29504 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomIpswich New Cemetery
Pilot OfficerJames Garland PERRY (40424) Pilot Hurricane I P2570  AIR81/108 1940-03-2973 Sqdn AIR27 FranceChambieres French National Cem
Air SergeantAndrew Joseph DU PLOOY (P/2503)  Ext Link 1940-03-30 South AfricaThaba Tshwane (Old No.1) Milit
Flight LieutenantWilliam James BRETT (18132)   1940-03-30 United KingdomHendon Cemetery And Crematoriu
Flight SergeantJoseph McARTHUR (1009)   1940-03-30 United KingdomHove New Cemetery
SergeantHubert James Lewis HARRIS (566343) Pilot Anson I N9545  AIR81/1957 1940-03-301 FP United KingdomMichaelston-Y-Fedw (Tirzah) Ba
SergeantRobert Hughes Innes SCOTT-KERR (748592) Pilot  AIR81/1959 1940-03-3010 EFTS United KingdomYatesbury (All Saints) Churchy
Air MechanicCharles Edward Stuart CAMPBELL (P/4580)  Forum Post 1940-03-31 South AfricaThaba Tshwane (Old No.1) Milit
SergeantEdward Earl HOOD (R/53691)  Forum Post 1940-03-31 United States of AmericaNew Bloomfield (Bloomfield) Ce
CorporalFrank COUGHTREY (533672) Air Gunner Battle P2250  AIR81/1958 1940-03-31105 Sqdn AIR27 FranceTerlincthun British 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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