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.
115,487 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
Flying OfficerJohn Gaskell HOWARD (39526) Whitley K7260  Forum Post 1939-12-1897 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomKingston Bagpuize (St. John Th
Pilot OfficerClair Neil ROBINSON (75171) Whitley K7260  Forum Post 1939-12-1897 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomAbingdon Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassWilliam Coolson MITCHISON (543380)  Forum Post 1939-12-19 United KingdomNewbiggin (St. Bartholomew) Ch
Flight LieutenantVincent Mark Paul PAM (40422) Pilot Saro London K5258  Forum Post 1939-12-19240 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLerwick New Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassGeorge Warne GEDDES (539328) Air Gunner Wellington IA N2889  Forum Post 1939-12-1937 Sqdn AIR27 GermanySage War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerFrancis Aloysius CONNOLLY (40676) Pilot Victoria V K2799  Forum Post 1939-12-1970 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptCairo New British Protestant C
Aircraftman 2nd ClassRonald William George HOBART (640749)  Forum Post 1939-12-20 United KingdomWrittle (All Saints) Churchyar
Leading AircraftmanDonald Cranston SELBY (569377)  More Details 1939-12-20 United KingdomWest Thorney (St. Nicholas) Ch
Aircraftman 2nd ClassArthur Edward STANLEY (906462)  More Details 1939-12-20 United KingdomPapworth Everard (St. Peter) C
Flight LieutenantThomas Gaufrey Wearmouth APPLEBY (34227) Wellington IA N2904  AIR81/70 1939-12-2037 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Leading AircraftmanErnest LOWE (540706) Wellington IA N2904  AIR81/70 1939-12-2037 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Leading AircraftmanRichard Hampton WILLIS (569344)  Forum Post 1939-12-2099 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBristol (Greenbank) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanTerrance GIBBIN (550960) Wireless Op Hampden I L4090  AIR81/76 1939-12-2144 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomKirkleatham (St. Cuthbert) Chu
Aircraftman 1st ClassEdward Henry HUMPHRY (539268) Wireless Op Hampden I L4072  AIR81/1749 1939-12-2149 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomConsett Blackhill And Blackhil
SergeantSamuel Hainey POTTS (580464) Observer Hampden I L4072  AIR81/1749 1939-12-2149 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomChevington Cemetery
Air MechanicJan Albertus LOURENS (P/6825)  Forum Post 1939-12-22 South AfricaFrankfort Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassMartin Hugh MOLONY (621703)  Forum Post 1939-12-22 United KingdomNew Southgate Cemetery
SergeantReginald Mark PERRY (517007) Pilot Hurricane I L1967  AIR81/78 1939-12-2273 Sqdn AIR27 FranceChambieres French National Cem
SergeantJohn WINN (566407) Pilot Hurricane I N2385  AIR81/77 1939-12-2273 Sqdn AIR27 FranceChambieres French National Cem
CorporalAlfred Clive HORTON (1711)  Forum Post 1939-12-22Comm Flt Laverton AustraliaWarringal Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanFrederick George POWELL (525528) Victoria V K2799  Forum Post 1939-12-2370 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptCairo War Memorial Cemetery
Flight LieutenantFrank GOWER-JONES (22136) Pilot Magister N3806  AIR81/1755 1939-12-2422 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomEdinburgh (Corstorphine Hill)
SergeantWilliam ANDERSON (580390) Blenheim IV L8779  AIR81/79 1939-12-27107 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerKeith LAXTON (70389) Blenheim IV L8779  AIR81/79 1939-12-27107 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Leading AircraftmanTruscott Victor LEWIS (531954) Blenheim IV L8779  AIR81/79 1939-12-27107 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantVictor HARVEY (580542) Observer Blenheim I L8598  AIR81/1760 1939-12-2718 Sqdn AIR27 FranceLe Quesnel Communal Cemetery E
Leading AircraftmanJasen JOB (567602) Blenheim I L8598  AIR81/1760 1939-12-2718 Sqdn AIR27 FranceLe Quesnel Communal Cemetery E
Aircraftman 1st ClassWilliam Stuart MARTIN (540304) Wireless Op Blenheim I L8598  AIR81/1760 1939-12-2718 Sqdn AIR27 FranceLe Quesnel Communal Cemetery E
SergeantLeonard James SABIN (580175) Pilot Blenheim I L8598  AIR81/1760 1939-12-2718 Sqdn AIR27 FranceLe Quesnel Communal Cemetery E
Pilot OfficerJames Bennion BEER (41364) Anson I K6286  AIR81/1757 1939-12-27269 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 1st ClassThomas FINNIGAN (547574) Anson I K6286  AIR81/1757 1939-12-27269 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 2nd ClassWilliam Thomas LOWEY (619235) Anson I K6286  AIR81/1757 1939-12-27269 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerAngus Joseph MACDONALD (36176) Anson I K6286  AIR81/1757 1939-12-27269 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 1st ClassAlexander McINNES (85063)  More Details 1939-12-28 FranceEscoublac-La-Baule War Cemeter
Aircraftman 2nd ClassLeonard James HUNNS (552068)  Forum Post 1939-12-29 United KingdomWilmslow Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassSamuel Carr STOTT (129853)  Forum Post 1939-12-291 FTS United KingdomBolton (Heaton) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassDavid BRIGHT (935091)  Forum Post  Forum Post 1939-12-302 EWS United KingdomNewcastle-Upon-Tyne (Byker And
SergeantBrian Peter BAILEY (741799) Pilot Spitfire Ia K9977  AIR81/1761 1939-12-30602 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomDirleton Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJohn William WALTON (292126)  Forum Post 1939-12-31 United KingdomNuthurst (St. Thomas) Churchya
Flying OfficerChristopher Douglas CURTIS (39861)  Forum Post 1940-01-01114 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomGorleston Cemetery
Pilot OfficerEric Arthur Charles HILL (42226) Pilot Hampden I L4205  AIR81/1763 1940-01-01185 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomMalden (St. John The Baptist)
Aircraftman 2nd ClassRobert McQUADE (623838)  Forum Post 1940-01-012 Sqdn AIR27 FranceBeuvry Communal Cemetery Exten
Flight LieutenantTrevor Hermon CLARKE (37960) Hudson I N7232  AIR81/81 1940-01-01220 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Leading AircraftmanChristopher Forge HUDSON (524576) Hudson I N7232  AIR81/81 1940-01-01220 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantRobert James PEACOCK (562854) Hudson I N7232  AIR81/81 1940-01-01220 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Leading AircraftmanDonald Mitchell ROWSON (550760) Hudson I N7232  AIR81/81 1940-01-01220 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantRobert James BAILEY (581258) Observer Hampden I P1260  AIR81/1764 1940-01-017 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBoldon (Whitburn) Cemetery
SergeantThomas Owen DENNIS (518112) Wireless Op Hampden I P1260  AIR81/1764 1940-01-017 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBirkenhead (Flaybrick Hill) Ce
Pilot OfficerHorace Miers MACGREGOR (41855) Pilot Hampden I P1260  AIR81/1764 1940-01-017 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomPinner Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJohn Robert LEWIS (626981) Wallace I K3911  AIR81/1765 1940-01-021 AAS United KingdomGrimsby (Scartho Road) Cemeter

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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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