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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
Leading AircraftmanRobert Olaf Stranghan BECKWITH (353601)  Forum Post 1940-01-27 United KingdomIpswich Old Cemetery
SergeantAlfred James DUFFIELD (513610)   1940-01-28 FranceTerlincthun British Cemetery,
Aircraftman 2nd ClassGeoffrey Dilwyn ROGERS (646328)   1940-01-28 United KingdomFfairfach (Tabernacle) Congreg
Leading AircraftmanThomas Slater WELLS (510360)   1940-01-29 United KingdomBarnwell St. Andrew Churchyard
Leading AircraftmanCyril Frederick BRADES (755593) U/T Air Gun Wallace I K4015  Archive Post 1940-01-299 BGS United KingdomWindsor Cemetery, Berkshire
SergeantEric John TINDAL (740407) Pilot Wallace I K4015  Archive Post 1940-01-299 BGS United KingdomPwllheli Borough Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanJames TAYLOR (334630)   1940-01-30 FranceTerlincthun British Cemetery,
Aircraftman 2nd ClassBernard Thomas DAVIS (943223)   1940-01-30 United KingdomCastle Bromwich (Ss. Mary And
CorporalNorman HAMPSON (545099)  Forum Post 1940-01-3084 Sqdn AIR27 IraqHabbaniya War Cemetery
Flight LieutenantClaude Henry LEGGOTT (35148)  Forum Post 1940-01-31 United KingdomHawkinge Cemetery
SergeantDerek Paul WATSON-PARKER (741702) Pilot Anson I N4943  AIR81/1812 1940-01-311 AONS United KingdomKillead (St. Catherine) Church
Leading AircraftmanDennis William WHITTAKER (751038) U/T Navigat Anson I N4943  AIR81/1812 1940-01-311 AONS United KingdomManchester Southern Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanHerbert Arthur WILLIAMS (751036) U/T Navigat Anson I N4943  AIR81/1812 1940-01-311 AONS United KingdomOldham (Hollinwood) Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassWalter CRITCHLEY (619014) Oxford I N6320  AIR81/1814 1940-01-3115 SFTS United KingdomLeigh Cemetery
Pilot OfficerKenneth Raymond Wollatt SHRIMPTON (42652) Pilot Oxford I N6320  AIR81/1814 1940-01-3115 SFTS United KingdomBournemouth (Wimborne Road) Ce
CorporalErnest Albert FERRIS (561539)  Forum Post 1940-01-31217 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomPortsmouth (Highland Road) Cem
CorporalFrank CHILTON (513704) Air Gunner Blenheim I L6614  AIR81/1811 1940-01-31222 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomPendlebury (St. John) Churchya
Pilot OfficerDavid Giles Davies MAYNARD (42144) Pilot Blenheim I L6614  AIR81/1811 1940-01-31222 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWhittlesford (Ss. Mary And And
SergeantLeslie Alfred VICKERAGE (519534)   1940-02-01 United KingdomBristol (Arnos Vale) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAnthony FORSTER (861128)   1940-02-01929 Balloon Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBristol (Greenbank) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassCyril FARNWORTH (638751)   1940-02-02 United KingdomWalkden (St. Paul) Churchyard
Aircraftman 2nd ClassGodfrey William Mills WOOD (908733)   1940-02-02 United KingdomSidcup Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassHarold Alexander McGREGOR (966446)   1940-02-04 United KingdomAberdeen (Trinity) Cemetery, B
Flying OfficerBrian Mortimer BROWNING (39852)  NA/PRO 1940-02-0470 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptCairo War Memorial Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJohn Ronald ROSS (973925)  IBCC 1940-02-05 United KingdomCastle Douglas Cemetery, Kelto
Pilot OfficerArthur Hugh Moncrieff WRIGHT (41643) Anson I K8746  AIR81/1817 1940-02-05217 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantStanley Joseph HAY (812316) Pilot Audax I K7473  AIR81/1816 1940-02-058 SFTS United KingdomHastings Cemetery, Sussex
Aircraftman 1st ClassDouglas Haig BIRBECK (539003) NZ 152  Forum Post 1940-02-05CGRS New ZealandChristchurch (Waimairi) Cemete
Flight LieutenantArthur Darvall POULTON (2523) NZ 152  Forum Post 1940-02-05CGRS New ZealandEast Eyreton Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassWilliam James Reynold STRACHAN (539071) NZ 152  Forum Post 1940-02-05CGRS New ZealandRoxburgh Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanHerbert James Noel MARSDEN (528828) Anson I K8746  AIR81/1817 1940-02-06217 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerJohn Arthur Charles WHITE (39406) Anson I K8746  AIR81/1817 1940-02-06217 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 2nd ClassWilliam Alfred SQUIRES (632151) Wallace II K8678  AIR81/1818 1940-02-069 BGS United KingdomDarlington West Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassThomas DENTON (866615)  Forum Post 1940-02-06936 Balloon Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomNewcastle-Upon-Tyne (West Road
Aircraftman 2nd ClassArchibald WILSON (874565)  Forum Post 1940-02-06947 Balloon Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomGlasgow (Cardonald) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJohn Ernest TAYLOR (747494)   1940-02-08 United KingdomLeyburn Cemetery
Flight LieutenantVictor Albert Brooks SCUPHAM (72564)  Forum Post 1940-02-09 United KingdomGolders Green Crematorium
SergeantJames MUNN (580698)  Forum Post 1940-02-0944 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomDalnottar Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassGeorge Eric Hirst ROUT (868830)   1940-02-10939 Balloon Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomSheffield (Intake Village) Cem
Pilot OfficerOrley Whitney BLIGH (42186) Pilot Whitley K7255  AIR81/1821 1940-02-1097 Gp Pool Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomAbingdon Cemetery
SergeantReginald Frederick Cyril DUPE (517894) Pilot Whitley K7255  AIR81/1821 1940-02-1097 Gp Pool Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLympne (St. Stephen) Churchyar
Aircraftman 2nd ClassEric Stanton BERESFORD (938810)   1940-02-11 United KingdomLeicester (Saffron Hill) Cemet
Aircraftman 2nd ClassIrwin Edmond THOMAS (935512)  Forum Post 1940-02-11 United KingdomBroughton (St. Mary) Churchyar
Aircraftman 2nd ClassFrederick Thomas TYLER (649014)   1940-02-11 United KingdomRugeley Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassThomas Foster GORDON (R/57573)  Forum Post 1940-02-11119 Sqdn AIR27 CanadaVancouver (Mountain View) Ceme
SergeantHarold Francis BLEKSLEY (516366) Pilot Hudson I N7294  AIR81/1824 1940-02-11220 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBristol (Canford) Cemetery
CorporalNorman Richard DRURY (537272) Wireless Op Hudson I N7294  AIR81/1824 1940-02-11220 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomNorth Walsham New Cemetery
Flying OfficerTom Mackinlay PARKER (39334) Pilot Hudson I N7294  AIR81/1824 1940-02-11220 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomThornaby-On-Tees Cemetery
Flying OfficerClifford Parker SEYMOUR-SMITH (70629) Pilot Wallace K4340  AIR81/1823 1940-02-117 BGS United KingdomSiston (St. Anne) Churchyard
Leading AircraftmanLaurence Dacre STRATFORD (751663) U/T Wireles Wallace K4340  AIR81/1823 1940-02-117 BGS United KingdomWorthing (Durrington) Cemetery

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