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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 casualty based on partial name or number, exact date or year of death, provide the aircraft associated with the casualty or details. View the month by month coverage details.

The data continously feeds into some Graphical Charts : View some of the charts here

122357 casualty records in this database.
105596 records (86.30%) are "Accounted for".
96824 are related to aircraft incidents and
8774 are non-aviation deaths..

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

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

Your current query terms returns 122357 records, 105596 records (86.30%) have circumstances of death. 16761 records (13.70%) do not have details.

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Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantHarold Gordon SILLENCE (741112) Pilot Hurricane I L1649   1939-11-023 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomTwyford (St. Mary) Churchyard,
Leading AircraftmanGeorge William BOWMAN (520242) Air Gunner Stranraer K7294   1939-11-03209 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHarrow (Eastcote Lane) Cemeter
Aircraftman 1st ClassStephen Colin COLBRIDGE (570418) Stranraer K7294   1939-11-03209 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomGreat Burstead (St. Mary Magda
Aircraftman 1st ClassCornelius WILSON (538736) Saro London II K9686   1939-11-03240 Sqdn AIR27 NorwayTrondheim (Stavne) Cemetery
CorporalDenis Dermot KANE (543862) Saro London II K9686   1939-11-03240 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 1st ClassJohn Canning LEWIS (519767) Saro London II K9686   1939-11-03240 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantThomas Edward PAGE (565335) Saro London II K9686   1939-11-03240 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Leading AircraftmanArthur James SAFFIN (534026) Saro London II K9686   1939-11-03240 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight LieutenantJohn Maclachlan Harvey SINCLAIR (37428) Saro London II K9686   1939-11-03240 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerGeorge Francis Astley BARWELL (41817) Pilot Battle P2274   1939-11-0363 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBournemouth East Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAubrey Neville McQUADE (904490)  Forum Post 1939-11-05 United KingdomBrookwood Military Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassJohn Clarence BAILEY (569331) Wellington I L4239   1939-11-0538 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBeccles Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassWilliam Henry DYE (622509) Wellington I L4239   1939-11-0538 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLowestoft (Beccles Road) Cemet
Leading AircraftmanDavid GEORGE (525139) Wellington I L4239   1939-11-0538 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomMarham (Holy Trinity) Churchya
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAlan HARDMAN (628360) Wellington I L4239   1939-11-0538 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLytham (St. John The Divine) C
Aircraftman 2nd ClassGeorge Henry Charles NEWMAN (753277) U/T Flight Wellington I L4239   1939-11-0538 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomIslington Cemetery And Cremato
SergeantEdward Thomas SUMMERS (509103) Pilot Wellington I L4239   1939-11-0538 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomMarham (Holy Trinity) Churchya
Aircraftman 1st ClassWilliam WATSON (618630) Wellington I L4239   1939-11-0538 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHartlepool (Stranton) Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassEric Joseph CLINCE (39658)  Forum Post 1939-11-06 New ZealandAuckland (Waikumete) Cemetery
SergeantRichard Watkin ADCOCK (740074) Pilot Overstrand K4547  AIR81/1632 1939-11-062 SFTS United KingdomTotteridge (St. Andrew) New Ch
Pilot OfficerRobert Patrick Shene DAVIDSON (70161) Pilot Overstrand K4547  AIR81/1632 1939-11-062 SFTS United KingdomChristchurch Cemetery
Pilot OfficerJohn LINGWOOD (70866) Pilot Wellington I L4345  AIR81/1630 1939-11-06214 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomPutney Vale Cemetery And Crema
Aircraftman 1st ClassArthur MATTHEWS (534864) Wellington I L4345  AIR81/1630 1939-11-06214 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomMaesteg Cemetery
Pilot OfficerWilliam SHAW (40571) Vildebeest III K4182  AIR81/1633 1939-11-0636 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Flying OfficerHorace Ernest Herbert OVERALL (39331) Pilot Spitfire Ia K9846  AIR81/1629 1939-11-0641 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomCatterick Cemetery
Pilot OfficerAlexander Donald MORTON (39890) Pilot Blenheim I L1145  AIR81/40 1939-11-0657 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
SergeantGeoffrey STORR (514006) Pilot Blenheim I L1145  AIR81/40 1939-11-0657 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassFrederick Albert TWINNING (543541) Wireless Op Blenheim I L1145  AIR81/40 1939-11-0657 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJohn RUSE (858971)  Forum Post 1939-11-06926 Balloon Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomMoston (St. Joseph's) Roman Ca
Pilot OfficerMichael Edgar Russell SMITH (41749) Lysander II N1310  AIR81/1631 1939-11-06SoAC United KingdomSouthampton Crematorium
Pilot OfficerJames Campbell CAMPBELL (41345) Pilot Hart K4439  Forum Post 1939-11-071 FPP United KingdomBenson (St. Helen) Churchyard
Pilot OfficerGeorge Hugh Hamilton COATES (42333) Pilot Oxford II P1845  Forum Post 1939-11-0711 SFTS United KingdomGolders Green Crematorium
Aircraftman 2nd ClassWilliam SANKEY (639683)   1939-11-072 Sqdn AIR27 FranceGezaincourt Communal Cemetery
Pilot OfficerDonald Kerr ROBERTSON (70578) Pilot Battle I K9238   1939-11-07207 Sqdn | 98 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLittle Rissington (St. Peter)
Aircraftman 1st ClassFrederick Douglas LINAKER (537514)  Forum Post 1939-11-07208 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptCairo War Memorial Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassEric John EMERY (524329)  Forum Post 1939-11-07226 Sqdn AIR27 FranceTerlincthun British Cemetery,
SergeantRonald Leslie HARRISON (580491) Navigator Battle I K9238   1939-11-0798 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLiverpool (Anfield) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassFrancis Joseph WILKES (618247) Wireless Op Battle I K9238   1939-11-0798 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBirmingham (Yardley) Cemetery
SergeantRex MITCHELL (580183) Pilot Hudson I N7290   1939-11-08220 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomNewcastle-Upon-Tyne (Byker And
Pilot OfficerDouglas Haig ROBERTSON (41469) Hudson I N7290   1939-11-08220 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomThornaby-On-Tees Cemetery
Pilot OfficerAugustine Harold Jervis RYAN (41324) Pilot Hudson I N7290   1939-11-08220 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomStoke-On-Trent (Hartshill) Cem
Aircraftman 1st ClassAlbert WADE (534389) Wireless Op Hudson I N7290   1939-11-08220 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBurley-In-Wharfedale (St. Mary
Flight LieutenantKenneth Norman Masters EYRES (34234) Pilot Blenheim IV P4848   1939-11-0832 MU United KingdomStranraer (Glebe) Cemetery
SergeantEric James COLE (740300) Pilot Spitfire Ia K9886  Forum Post 1939-11-0854 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomPortsmouth (Milton) Cemetery
Pilot OfficerDesmond Charles Reid CARTER (40604) Pilot Blenheim I L8731   1939-11-0864 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomKirkby Wharfe (St. John The Ba
Pilot OfficerIan St. John BEERE (40334) Pilot Whitley K7225   1939-11-0877 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomDrayton (St. Peter) Churchyard
Aircraftman 2nd ClassErnest DUFF (552565) Wireless Op Whitley K7225   1939-11-0877 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHull Northern Cemetery
SergeantArnold Vernon STRONG (522075) Pilot Whitley K7225   1939-11-0877 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomCardiff (Cathays) Cemetery
SergeantHenry LACEY (348684)  IBCC 1939-11-09 United KingdomFakenham Cemetery
Pilot OfficerStephen Ballard MORRIS (42254) Pilot Harvard I N7104  Forum Post 1939-11-0910 SFTS United KingdomKingston (St. James) Churchyar

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