RAF and Commonwealth Air Forces War Dead (Courtesy CWGC)
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RAF and Commonwealth Air Forces Roll of Honour - The Unaccounted Airmen Project

122,434 casualty records in this database.
115,395 records (94.25%) are "Accounted for".
99,696 are aviation. 15,699 are non-aviation deaths.
7,039 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, 115394 records (94.25%) have circumstances of death. 7040 records (5.75%) do not have details.

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Pilot OfficerGeoffrey Buller MITCHELL (40249) Pilot Hurricane I L1907  Forum Post 1939-11-093 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsTexel (Den Burg) Cemetery
SergeantHenry LACEY (348684)  Forum Post 1939-11-09RAF West Raynham United KingdomFakenham Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassGeorge Frederick REEVE (753638)  Forum Post 1939-11-10 United KingdomManchester Southern Cemetery
Pilot OfficerErnest Ewart CROMPTON (41833) Pilot Hurricane I L2007  Forum Post 1939-11-1011 Gp Pool United KingdomDeane (St. Mary) Churchyard
Aircraftman 2nd ClassDavid William BARKER (548036) Blenheim IV N6145  NA/PRO 1939-11-11114 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerBoyd Alan MARTYR (40733) Blenheim IV N6145  NA/PRO 1939-11-11114 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantGerald Harold Boutall TAYLOR (565020) Blenheim IV N6145  NA/PRO 1939-11-11114 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantFrederick William DOODEY (562505) Blenheim IV N6150  NA/PRO 1939-11-11114 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 1st ClassGilbert John JOHNSON (519664) Blenheim IV N6150  NA/PRO 1939-11-11114 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight LieutenantRonald Edward MILLS (37605) Blenheim IV N6150  NA/PRO 1939-11-11114 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Squadron LeaderJames Aldo Bartlett BEGG (29158) Whitley V N1364  Forum Post 1939-11-1177 Sqdn AIR27 FranceCharmes Military Cemetery, Ess
Aircraftman 1st ClassHarry LAYBOURNE (525796) Whitley V N1364  Forum Post 1939-11-1177 Sqdn AIR27 FranceCharmes Military Cemetery, Ess
Aircraftman 1st ClassHarry TAYLOR (537970) Wireless Op Whitley V N1364  Forum Post 1939-11-1177 Sqdn AIR27 FranceCharmes Military Cemetery, Ess
SergeantCharles THOMAS (550369) Observer Whitley V N1364  Forum Post 1939-11-1177 Sqdn AIR27 FranceCharmes Military Cemetery, Ess
SergeantRichard WALSH (564425) Pilot Whitley V N1364  Forum Post 1939-11-1177 Sqdn AIR27 FranceCharmes Military Cemetery, Ess
Leading AircraftmanArthur Cecil Eric PEARS (565188)  Forum Post 1939-11-12 United KingdomPortsmouth (Milton) Cemetery
Pilot OfficerStephen George BAKER (41245) Pilot Magister I P6350  Forum Post 1939-11-12219 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomPaignton Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanGeoffrey George James LOVEGROVE (527690) Air Gunner Blenheim I L8731  Forum Post 1939-11-1264 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWakefield Cemetery
SergeantJeffrey William ALLEN (742911)  Forum Post 1939-11-13 United KingdomWilford Village Cemetery
Flight LieutenantErnest Henry JAGO (36076) Pilot Fury II K8244  Forum Post 1939-11-131 AAS United KingdomLiverpool (Allerton) Cemetery
Flight LieutenantWilson Irwin HAMMOND (37065) Pilot Harvard I N7043  Forum Post 1939-11-131 SFTS United KingdomNetheravon (All Saints) Church
SergeantVictor Brunsden THORNE (580398) Observer Blenheim IV N6198  Forum Post 1939-11-13110 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHitcham (All Saints) Churchyar
SergeantRichard Cecil Luscombe PIKE (580454) Observer Battle I K9356  Forum Post 1939-11-13218 Sqdn AIR27 FranceTerlincthun British Cemetery,
Aircraftman 1st ClassVivian William Liddle RICHARDSON (550941) Wireless Op Battle I K9356  Forum Post 1939-11-13218 Sqdn AIR27 FranceTerlincthun British Cemetery,
Pilot OfficerRobert THYNNE (40650) Pilot Battle I K9356  Forum Post 1939-11-13218 Sqdn AIR27 FranceTerlincthun British Cemetery,
SergeantJohn Bryan GOLDEN (904139) Pilot Skua L2972  Forum Post 1939-11-141 FPP United KingdomHawarden (St. Deiniol) Churchy
Pilot OfficerWilliam Ronald ROSS (90913) Pilot Blenheim I L1286  Forum Post 1939-11-14604 Sqdn | 145 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHarwell Cemetery
Flight SergeantGeorge Arthur BRETT (564334) Pilot Gladiator I K7900  Forum Post 1939-11-1480 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlexandria (Chatby) Military A
Pilot OfficerKenneth Gordon LAMB (40716) Pilot Gladiator I K7915  Forum Post 1939-11-1480 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlexandria (Chatby) Military A
Pilot OfficerHarold William Chetwynd SKINNER (70837)  Forum Post 1939-11-15 United KingdomReading Crematorium
CorporalFrancis James Wilson MOORES (517390) Wireless Op Blenheim IV N6226  AIR81/1660 1939-11-15139 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomSheerness Cemetery, Isle Of Sh
SergeantPercy John William BARWICK (515587) Pilot Tiger Moth II N9327  Forum Post 1939-11-15217 Sqdn | 5 (C) Patrol Flt AIR27 United KingdomSnettisham (St. Mary) Churchya
Flight SergeantFrederick Samuel BOWDEN (362800) Blenheim I L1246  AIR81/1661 1939-11-1557 Sqdn AIR27 FranceVilleneuve-St. Georges Old Com
SergeantStanley John FARMER (563653) Pilot Blenheim I L1246  AIR81/1661 1939-11-1557 Sqdn AIR27 FranceVilleneuve-St. Georges Old Com
Leading AircraftmanIvor Robert William PARTLOW (545847) Wireless Op Blenheim I L1246  AIR81/1661 1939-11-1557 Sqdn AIR27 FranceVilleneuve-St. Georges Old Com
Pilot OfficerHugh Kendrick Arthur DRUMMOND (41834) Pilot Blenheim I L1127  AIR81/1659 1939-11-1592 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomTangmere (St. Andrew) Churchya
Pilot OfficerMartin Victor DUGDALE (41835) Pilot Blenheim I L1127  AIR81/1659 1939-11-1592 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLiverpool (Allerton) Cemetery
Pilot OfficerJohn MONROE-HINDS (90536) Blenheim I L1127  AIR81/1659 1939-11-1592 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWindsor Cemetery, Berkshire
Aircraftman 2nd ClassRonald George LEES (647867)  Forum Post 1939-11-15941 Balloon Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomSheffield (Burngreave) Cemeter
Aircraftman 2nd ClassStanley Clifton St. Swithin ROLFE (539361)  Forum Post 1939-11-16 United KingdomKenninghall (St. Mary) Churchy
Pilot OfficerKenneth Charles HARVEY JACOBS (41709) Pilot Blenheim I L1275  Forum Post 1939-11-16108 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomCaversfield (St. Laurence) Chu
Flying OfficerAlbert Anthon VICKERS (90084) Pilot Blenheim I L6685  Forum Post 1939-11-16600 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomDaviot Parish Churchyard
Leading AircraftmanAlbert Edward CURTICE (100866)  More Details 1939-11-18 United KingdomHanwell (Kensington And Chelse
Aircraftman 2nd ClassArthur McCLEERY (632999)  More Details 1939-11-18 United KingdomCarnmoney Cemetery
SergeantJohn William Reginald PARR (745512) Pilot Harvard I N7077  Forum Post 1939-11-1810 SFTS United KingdomStreatham Park Cemetery
Flying OfficerGeorge Peters JOHNSTONE (C/824) Tiger Moth RCAF 279  Forum Post 1939-11-18110 Sqdn AIR27 CanadaRegina Cemetery
Pilot OfficerMervyn Osmond HOWELL (40538) Pilot Blenheim I L6647  Forum Post 1939-11-188 Sqdn AIR27 YemenMaala Cemetery
Pilot OfficerRichard John MELVILLE TOWNSEND (39826) Pilot Blenheim I L6647  Forum Post 1939-11-188 Sqdn AIR27 YemenMaala Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassRobert Watson LLOYD (841768)  Forum Post 1939-11-19 United KingdomCrayford (St. Paulinus) Church
Aircraftman 1st ClassCyril Wieland WAGNER (570873)  More Details 1939-11-19 United KingdomHenlow (St. Mary) Churchyard

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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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