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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
Pilot OfficerJohn MUSGRAVE (41197) Pilot Hampden I L4203  Forum Post 1939-11-30185 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomChesham Bois Burial Ground
Aircraftman 2nd ClassDaniel John O'REGAN (624786) Wireless Op Hampden I L4203  Forum Post 1939-11-30185 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLeytonstone (St. Patrick's) Ro
SergeantLindsay THOM (580682) Navigator Hampden I L4203  Forum Post 1939-11-30185 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomNew Kilpatrick (Or Hillfoot) C
Squadron LeaderCecil Christian CLARK (70130) Pilot Skua L2981  Forum Post 1939-11-302 AACU United KingdomGosport (Ann's Hill) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassLeonard DALE (627811) Wireless Op Blenheim I L8691  Forum Post 1939-12-01141 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLeuchars Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJohn Cooper HUNT (624714) Wireless Op Blenheim I L8691  Forum Post 1939-12-01141 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHyde Borough Cemetery
Pilot OfficerRichard Michael WILLIAMS (41810) Pilot Blenheim I L8691  Forum Post 1939-12-01141 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLeuchars Cemetery
Pilot OfficerHorace George YELLAND (41892) Pilot Blenheim I L8691  Forum Post 1939-12-01141 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLeuchars Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJames Crompton BUCKLAND (619734) Anson I N5073  Forum Post 1939-12-0163 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerAngus CAMERON (41900) Anson I N5073  Forum Post 1939-12-0163 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerCharles Robey COVENTRY (40606) Anson I N5073  Forum Post 1939-12-0163 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantAlvin Gordon GIBSON (581212) Anson I N5073  Forum Post 1939-12-0163 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 2nd ClassHugh Oliver Wilson GORMLAY (543996) Anson I N5073  Forum Post 1939-12-0163 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftwoman 2nd ClassGladys Wendy BRADWELL (884128)  Forum Post 1939-12-02941 Balloon Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLoxley United Reformed Chapely
Aircraftman 2nd ClassPercy FLETCHER (870969)  Forum Post 1939-12-03942 Balloon Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHull Crematorium
Aircraftman 1st ClassLionel Alexander GENT (7112)  Forum Post 1939-12-03RAAF Pearce AustraliaPerth (Karrakatta) General Cem
Leading AircraftmanVictor Thomas WILLACY (343816)  Forum Post 1939-12-05 United KingdomLongridge (St. Lawrence) Churc
CadetRalph Vardon NORBURY () Wapiti IIA A5-35  Forum Post 1939-12-061 FTS (Aus) AustraliaWilliamstown General Cemetery
Flight LieutenantMalcolm Phillips SKINNER (33286) Pilot Lysander L4763  Forum Post 1939-12-0613 Sqdn AIR27 FrancePeronne Communal Cemetery Exte
Leading AircraftmanEdward WHITEHEAD (567873) Air Gunner Lysander L4763  Forum Post 1939-12-0613 Sqdn AIR27 FrancePeronne Communal Cemetery Exte
Leading AircraftmanJohn Charles BAGLEY (528459) Anson I K6189  Forum Post 1939-12-06206 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
CorporalHarold John COCKAYNE (550939) Anson I K6189  Forum Post 1939-12-06206 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerJohn Henry GRIMES (41237) Anson I K6189  Forum Post 1939-12-06206 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantVictor Donald MACMILLAN (526547) Anson I K6189  Forum Post 1939-12-06206 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 2nd ClassHerbert WILSON (617452)  Forum Post 1939-12-067 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomSunderland (Ryhope Road) Cemet
CorporalCharles Edward PRICE (516314)  Forum Post 1939-12-0716 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRhymney Cemetery
Aircraftwoman 2nd ClassMadge Wilson CHAMBERS (884655)  Forum Post 1939-12-08 United KingdomWeston-Super-Mare Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassRaymond Eric GINDER (569764)  Forum Post 1939-12-0916 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomStratford-Sub-Castle (St. Lawr
Aircraftman 2nd ClassThomas HODGE (874806)  Forum Post 1939-12-09947 Balloon Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLinn Cemetery New Extension
Aircraftman 2nd ClassLeslie Reginald BULL (620416) Wireless Op Battle I K9467  Forum Post 1939-12-0998 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomGreat Rissington (St. John The
SergeantFrederick HINSON (296603) Observer Battle I K9467  Forum Post 1939-12-0998 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBrentwood (Woodman Road) Cemet
Leading AircraftmanHenry John LE GASSICK (551562) Wireless Op Anson I N5231  Forum Post 1939-12-1048 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomChatham (Palmerston Road) Ceme
SergeantSidney Hallas NEWBIGGING (700221) Pilot Oxford II P1800  AIR81/1727 1939-12-112 SFTS United KingdomGlasgow Crematorium
Flight SergeantWilliam Henry PACKER (563998) Pilot Blenheim I L6740  Forum Post 1939-12-1129 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomEnfield Highway (St. James) Ch
Pilot OfficerCharles Douglas STEVENS (42273) Pilot Hampden I P1267  Forum Post 1939-12-1176 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHillingdon And Uxbridge Cemete
Pilot OfficerMichael FORTNUM (41278) Walrus K8556  Forum Post 1939-12-12754 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHaslar Royal Naval Cemetery
Pilot OfficerPatrick Constable FRASER (41839) Pilot Tutor K3309  Forum Post 1939-12-1292 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomArbroath Western Cemetery
Pilot OfficerMaxtone Eric Gibson MAILER (42246) Pilot Tutor K3309  Forum Post 1939-12-1292 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomAyr Cemetery, Ayrshire
Squadron LeaderSamuel BINGHAM (10190)  More Details 1939-12-13 EgyptAlexandria (Chatby) Military A
Leading AircraftmanErnest John NAYLOR (569513)  Forum Post 1939-12-13149 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomReading Crematorium
Pilot OfficerWilliam Leonard COLMER (42473) Pilot Wellington I R2699  AIR81/1733 1939-12-13214 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomFeltwell (St. Nicholas) Church
Pilot OfficerRex Alan RUSSELL-FORBES (41743) Pilot Wellington I R2699  AIR81/1733 1939-12-13214 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomFeltwell (St. Nicholas) Church
Leading AircraftmanJohn Thomas WARRINER (615941) Wellington I R2699  AIR81/1733 1939-12-13214 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBolton Percy (All Saints) Chur
SergeantEdward McCLUGGAGE (521091) Pilot Magister I R1816  AIR81/1734 1939-12-13236 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLarne (Mcgarel) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanWarren Alexander SMITH (581766) Cadet Audax I K7423  AIR81/1732 1939-12-13RAF Cranwell FTS United KingdomBristol (Arnos Vale) Crematori
SergeantFrank Ernest WALLER (517236) Pilot Spitfire Ia N3031  Forum Post 1939-12-1466 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomEnfield (Lavender Hill) Cemete
SergeantWilliam James ATKINS (580817) Wellington IA N2870  Forum Post 1939-12-1499 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 1st ClassRolf HEYWOOD (523569) Wellington IA N2870  Forum Post 1939-12-1499 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantHarvey HULME (580342) Wellington IA N2870  Forum Post 1939-12-1499 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
CorporalThomas HUNTER (523436) Wellington IA N2870  Forum Post 1939-12-1499 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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