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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
SergeantWilliam John ISON (580659) Hampden I L4099  AIR81/131 1940-04-1244 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerWilliam George TAYLOR (40155) Hampden I L4099  AIR81/131 1940-04-1244 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantJoseph Raybould TONKISS (564502) Hampden I L4099  AIR81/131 1940-04-1244 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerHarry Wood ROBSON (39759) Pilot Hampden I P1173  AIR81/128 1940-04-1244 Sqdn AIR27 DenmarkFrederikshavn Cemetery
CorporalJohn Henry EVANS (532819) Hampden I P1173  AIR81/128 1940-04-1244 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
CorporalWilliam Henry Glyndwr EVANS (566421) Hampden I P1173  AIR81/128 1940-04-1244 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerKenneth John Alan JOHNSTONE (40229) Hampden I P1173  AIR81/128 1940-04-1244 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantWilliam Stuart NEVINSON (580494) Observer Hampden I L4064  AIR81/125 1940-04-1250 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyKiel War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerJohn Bartlett BULL (40599) Hampden I L4064  AIR81/125 1940-04-1250 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
CorporalGeorge FAWCETT (623895) Hampden I L4064  AIR81/125 1940-04-1250 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerAlonzo Derek PILCHER (40848) Hampden I L4064  AIR81/125 1940-04-1250 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantHarry BRATTON (580637) Hampden I L4073  AIR81/132 1940-04-1250 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantDavid William Arlidge CHAMBERS (740907) Hampden I L4073  AIR81/132 1940-04-1250 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Leading AircraftmanStanley KERSHAW (611349) Hampden I L4073  AIR81/132 1940-04-1250 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantGerald Marsden WILD (580291) Hampden I L4073  AIR81/132 1940-04-1250 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
CorporalAlexander Scougal Gibson BARRASS (550995) Hampden I L4081  AIR81/126 1940-04-1250 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantJohn Robert JOPLING (550598) Hampden I L4081  AIR81/126 1940-04-1250 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerMervyn THOMAS (40648) Hampden I L4081  AIR81/126 1940-04-1250 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantStanley Vernon VART (580261) Hampden I L4081  AIR81/126 1940-04-1250 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantJohn GREET (580696) Observer Hampden I L4083  AIR81/129 1940-04-1250 Sqdn AIR27 NorwayMandal Churchyard
Aircraftman 1st ClassPeter William Simpson CHALMERS (619757) Whitley V N1347  AIR81/122 1940-04-1277 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
CorporalOscar HAIRE (567057) Whitley V N1347  AIR81/122 1940-04-1277 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerChristopher Rendel HEBELER (40390) Whitley V N1347  AIR81/122 1940-04-1277 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantJohn Raleigh IBBOTSON (580861) Whitley V N1347  AIR81/122 1940-04-1277 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerGeorge Edgar SADDINGTON (37945) Whitley V N1347  AIR81/122 1940-04-1277 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantJames Dougal AITCHISON (563022) Wellington IA P2520  AIR81/134 1940-04-129 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantWilliam Lockie BALMER (564120) Wellington IA P2520  AIR81/134 1940-04-129 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantCharles Ronald BOWEN (562025) Wellington IA P2520  AIR81/134 1940-04-129 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Leading AircraftmanRalph John LAMB (536874) Wellington IA P2520  AIR81/134 1940-04-129 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 1st ClassPercy Frank RICKETTS (540110) Wellington IA P2520  AIR81/134 1940-04-129 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Leading AircraftmanJohn Lenton WILKIN (534598) Wellington IA P2520  AIR81/134 1940-04-129 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantValentine Benjamin SINDEN (213336)   1940-04-13 United KingdomBoughton Aluph (All Saints) Ch
SergeantAlbert George Henry PRIOR (562834) Observer   1940-04-1315 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBridgwater (Quantock Road) Cem
SergeantReginald Stephen CALLINAN (580171) Pilot Hudson I N7232  AIR81/139 1940-04-13233 Sqdn AIR27 NorwaySola Churchyard
Leading AircraftmanThomas LIDDLE (568502) Air Gunner Hudson I N7232  AIR81/139 1940-04-13233 Sqdn AIR27 NorwaySola Churchyard
Leading AircraftmanPeter MURRAY (524858) Wireless Op Hudson I N7232  AIR81/139 1940-04-13233 Sqdn AIR27 NorwaySola Churchyard
SergeantJohn Samuel SCARFFE (529786) Pilot Hudson I N7232  AIR81/139 1940-04-13233 Sqdn AIR27 NorwaySola Churchyard
Aircraftman 2nd ClassThomas Spoors HALL (618078)   1940-04-14 United KingdomWallsend (Holy Cross) Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassGeorge William HOLMES (631536)  Forum Post 1940-04-14 United KingdomLoders Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanGeorge Walter Dennis CARTER (568628) Wellington IA N2987  Forum Post 1940-04-14115 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomMarham (Holy Trinity) Churchya
Leading AircraftmanAlexander Raymond Selsby BROWN (531388) Hudson I N7241  AIR81/138 1940-04-14233 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantJohn Llewellyn HAWKEN (564188) Hudson I N7241  AIR81/138 1940-04-14233 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 1st ClassThomas William LERWAY (552657) Hudson I N7241  AIR81/138 1940-04-14233 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantSamuel McCROSSAN (520724) Hudson I N7241  AIR81/138 1940-04-14233 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 2nd ClassRobert Michael Godfrey CLARK (618202) Wellington I L4339  AIR81/140 1940-04-1438 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerGeorge Leslie CROSBY (40679) Wellington I L4339  AIR81/140 1940-04-1438 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerCharles Evelyn Walter Roy EDMUNDS (75997) Wellington I L4339  AIR81/140 1940-04-1438 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerArthur Guy Wyndham MEREWETHER (41860) Wellington I L4339  AIR81/140 1940-04-1438 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantRonald Henry WILLS (580722) Wellington I L4339  AIR81/140 1940-04-1438 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJames Frederick Byng LEWIS (644842) Blenheim IV L9207  Forum Post 1940-04-1440 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial

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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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