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RAF and Commonwealth Air Forces Roll of Honour - The Unaccounted Airmen Project

This is a database of all commonwealth airforces casualities in the Second World War. The primary data is taken from the CWGC site, but the data is 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 tool helps you to easily search for a casuality based on partial name or number, exact date or year of death, provide the aircraft associated with the casuality or details. View the month by month coverage details.

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

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

There are a total of 122357 casuality records in this database. About 73078 records (59.73%) have some details on circumstances of death.
Your current query returns 122357 records,
73078 records (59.73%) have circumstances of death.
49279 records (40.27%) do not have details. You can click on the result fields to narrow the search.

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Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Aircraftman 1st ClassAlfred Charles LERIGO (614754)  Forum Post 1940-04-1734 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeKranji War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassFrederick Lister EDWARDS (9070)  Forum Post 1940-04-18 AustraliaAdelaide (West Terrace) Cemete
Air MechanicIden Everden BARR (58036)   1940-04-18 South AfricaThaba Tshwane (Old No.1) Milit
Aircraftman 2nd ClassWilliam George Albert HOYLAND (972385)   1940-04-18 United KingdomWallasey (Rake Lane) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassSamuel Kirk LITTLE (947680)  Forum Post 1940-04-18 United KingdomDornock Cemetery
CorporalJames Mackenzie CLAVERING (528648)  Forum Post 1940-04-18242 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomAshington (Holy Sepulchre) Chu
Pilot OfficerRonald HALL (43151) Pilot Whitley V N1352  AIR81/156 1940-04-1877 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLerwick New Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassJohn BOOTH (630373) L9234  AIR81/153 1940-04-1899 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
CorporalRobert Strang BRYSON (524310) L9234  AIR81/153 1940-04-1899 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Leading AircraftmanFrancis Albert Skuce HAYNES (610705) L9234  AIR81/153 1940-04-1899 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerJohn Geoffrey Carr SALMOND (33476) L9234  AIR81/153 1940-04-1899 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerAbraham Frederick SMITH (39346) L9234  AIR81/153 1940-04-1899 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantEdward Howard WILLIAMS (580927) L9234  AIR81/153 1940-04-1899 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight LieutenantSydney George FROST (02146)  Forum Post 1940-04-19 United KingdomFeltham Cemetery
SergeantPeter CHIVERS (741732) Blenheim IV P4906  AIR81/155 1940-04-19107 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 2nd ClassHenry GREGGANS (641163) Blenheim IV P4906  AIR81/155 1940-04-19107 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantWilliam Michael MULLALLY (580583) Blenheim IV P4906  AIR81/155 1940-04-19107 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Second LieutenantIan Hamish Mohr GORDON (47418) SAAF 507  Forum Post 1940-04-1913 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 South AfricaJohannesburg (Brixton) Cemeter
Squadron LeaderBertie Charles ADAMSON (06175)   1940-04-20 United KingdomPenarth Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJames Harold Charles WISKIN (2645) Digby RCAF 743  Forum Post 1940-04-20 CanadaKingston (Cataraqui) Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassAlbert BAILEY (552069) Wireless Operator Battle P2201  AIR81/157 1940-04-20218 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyDurnbach War Cemetery
SergeantEdward DAVISON (563790) Observer Battle P2201  AIR81/157 1940-04-20218 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyDurnbach War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassSydney Leonard HOLMES (636274)   1940-04-21 United KingdomHalling Church Cemetery
Pilot OfficerCornelius Desmond GORDON-WILSON (76314) Pilot Hurricane I N2500  AIR81/2021 1940-04-21263 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWhyteleafe (St. Luke) Churchya
Pilot OfficerAlexander Francis Burnett RAMSAY (42379) Pilot Lysander L4750  AIR81/2006 1940-04-214 Sqdn AIR27 FranceTrefcon British Cemetery, Caul
Pilot OfficerChristopher Augustine CHOPE (90826)  Forum Post 1940-04-21904 Balloon Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomPutney Vale Cemetery And Crema
CorporalCecil Adrian HALE (54)  Forum Post 1940-04-22 CanadaOttawa Notre Dame Cemetery
CorporalHugh Allan POWERS (7504)  Forum Post 1940-04-22 CanadaOttawa (Beechwood) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassFrederick Edmund Cole PURVIS (807265)  Forum Post 1940-04-22 United KingdomHarton (St. Peter) Churchyard
CommanderDouglas Stanley KING () G-AFKD  Archive Post 1940-04-22 United KingdomHeston (St. Leonard) Churchyar
Aircraftman 2nd ClassErnest COOPER (980093) Drogue Operator Demon K4525  AIR81/2026 1940-04-2210 BGS United KingdomBeverley (Queensgate) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanKenneth John CYSTER (751792) Overstrand I K8173  AIR81/2025 1940-04-2210 BGS United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Leading AircraftmanGeorge William PATTERSON (523326) Overstrand I K8173  AIR81/2025 1940-04-2210 BGS United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerDavid Raymond WILLIAMS (42172) Overstrand I K8173  AIR81/2025 1940-04-2210 BGS United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Leading AircraftmanJohn Fisher DOBSON (568823) Hampden I L4148  AIR81/2029 1940-04-2216 OTU United KingdomEast Retford Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanRobert HOLT (570723) Hampden I L4148  AIR81/2029 1940-04-2216 OTU United KingdomSheffield (Tinsley Park) Cemet
SergeantCharles Albert Leslie BEVAN (565468) Pilot  AIR81/2022 1940-04-226 AACU United KingdomHarefield (St. Mary) Churchyar
Aircraftman 2nd ClassCyril PARKIN (637487)  AIR81/2022 1940-04-226 AACU United KingdomCurdworth (Ss. Nicholas And Pe
Pilot OfficerAnthony Leon Victor BARNES (40071) Pilot Henley L3427  AIR81/2031 1940-04-231 AACU United KingdomCarew (St. Mary) New Churchyar
SergeantRichard Edmund WILSON (565833) Observer Henley L3427  AIR81/2031 1940-04-231 AACU United KingdomCarew (St. Mary) New Churchyar
Pilot OfficerHector Garmen WEBB (43154) Pilot Hudson I N7249  Forum Post 1940-04-23224 Sqdn AIR27 NorwayAndalsnes Church Cemetery
Flying OfficerJames Ronald BIRCH (39430) Whitley K9043  AIR81/162 1940-04-2351 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantLionel Arthur COMPTON (565482) Whitley K9043  AIR81/162 1940-04-2351 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantHarrison JACKSON (528709) Whitley K9043  AIR81/162 1940-04-2351 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
CorporalJames Cheyne McINTYRE (522777) Whitley K9043  AIR81/162 1940-04-2351 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 1st ClassNairn Alexander YOUNG (627971) Whitley K9043  AIR81/162 1940-04-2351 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJames Banham LEGGE (653737)   1940-04-24 United KingdomYatesbury (All Saints) Churchy
Aircraftman 2nd ClassArthur William WEATHERILL (940080)   1940-04-24 United KingdomWaltham Holy Cross New Cemeter
SergeantGeorge Christopher DURIE (580510) Blenheim IV L8750  AIR81/165 1940-04-24107 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerJohn Dawson MURPHY (36177) Blenheim IV L8750  AIR81/165 1940-04-24107 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial

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