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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
Flying OfficerReginald Henry LEMON (70391) Pilot Henley L3339  AIR81/1822 1940-02-117 BGS United KingdomTheydon Garnon (All Saints) Ch
Flight LieutenantJohn Nicholas THORNEWILL (39834) Pilot Henley L3339  AIR81/1822 1940-02-117 BGS United KingdomPyle Cemetery
CorporalGeorge Edwin John MISSELBROOK (565756)  Forum Post 1940-02-1188 Sqdn AIR27 FranceJanval Cemetery, Dieppe
Aircraftman 1st ClassJohn McKAY (623504)  More Details 1940-02-12 FranceTerlincthun British Cemetery,
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAlfred Henry MOORES (39881)  Forum Post 1940-02-12 New ZealandNew Plymouth (Te Henui) Cemete
Aircraftman 2nd ClassThomas John HOTTEN (570199)  Forum Post 1940-02-1253 Sqdn AIR27 FranceBienvillers Military Cemetery
SergeantPercy Frederick Harold THURGAR (580293) Pilot Hurricane I L1613  AIR81/1826 1940-02-1287 Sqdn AIR27 FranceRennes Eastern Communal Cemete
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJames DUNNACHIE (972716)  Forum Post 1940-02-13 United KingdomGlasgow (St. Kentigern's) Roma
Aircraftman 1st ClassDouglas WILSON (628821)  Ext Link 1940-02-14 United KingdomLoughborough (Leicester Road)
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJames COLQUHOUN (R/54615)  Forum Post 1940-02-14EAC CanadaMontreal (Mount Royal) Cemeter
SergeantAlfred Albert Gilbert DOWLE (514307)  Forum Post 1940-02-16 United KingdomPontnewynydd (Ebenezer) United
Leading AircraftmanFrank BIRCH (540261) Blenheim IV L8759  AIR81/1829 1940-02-1621 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantGeorge Hedley TICE (507671) Blenheim IV L8759  AIR81/1829 1940-02-1621 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantJohn Howard WADMORE (564478) Blenheim IV L8759  AIR81/1829 1940-02-1621 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerJames Joseph TARLINTON (40763) Hurricane I L1699  AIR81/89 1940-02-1679 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantFrederick John Raymond BIGG (563033) Blenheim IV N6211  AIR81/90 1940-02-17110 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 1st ClassJack ORCHARD (540259) Blenheim IV N6211  AIR81/90 1940-02-17110 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantWilliam Barnard WOODS (580401) Blenheim IV N6211  AIR81/90 1940-02-17110 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Leading AircraftmanThomas Martin THOMPSON (525225)  Ext Link 1940-02-1781 Sqdn AIR27 FranceBienvillers Military Cemetery
SergeantAlbert Edward WRIGHT (1524)  Forum Post 1940-02-18 AustraliaFawkner Memorial Park Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanAlfred SWEET (42250)   1940-02-18 United KingdomHalton (St. Michael) Churchyar
Aircraftman 1st ClassCharles Vernon Morris WINN (551514)  More Details 1940-02-18 United KingdomLlanrhos (Ss. Eleri And Mary)
Pilot OfficerHarold Arthur LOVELL (40724) Pilot Hurricane I L1724  AIR81/1831 1940-02-18151 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomNorth Weald Bassett (St. Andre
Pilot OfficerArthur Frank DELAMORE (33500) Pilot Magister I R1827  AIR81/1830 1940-02-18222 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWhittlesford (Ss. Mary And And
SergeantArthur Cooper HAIGH (581095) Observer Blenheim IV L4875  AIR81/1832 1940-02-1890 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomAlverthorpe (St. Paul) Churchy
Aircraftman 2nd ClassWilliam McEWAN (624157) Wireless Op Blenheim IV L4875  AIR81/1832 1940-02-1890 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomGlasgow (Riddrie Park) Cemeter
Pilot OfficerJames Archibald Dunlop McLEAN (42245) Pilot Blenheim IV L4875  AIR81/1832 1940-02-1890 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomCathcart Cemetery
CorporalRobert Matherson GRAHAM (59460)  Forum Post 1940-02-19 United KingdomKaimshill Cemetery, Kilmarnock
Flight SergeantGeorge Arthur CORBY (561526) Pilot Lerwick I L7253  AIR81/1836 1940-02-20209 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLangdon Hills (St. Mary And Al
Leading AircraftmanGeorge PETERSON (520852) Lerwick I L7253  AIR81/1836 1940-02-20209 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 2nd ClassLawrence Herbert TRUMAY (531133) Lerwick I L7253  AIR81/1836 1940-02-20209 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 1st ClassRichard James WEBBER (569704) Lerwick I L7253  AIR81/1836 1940-02-20209 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerDavid Whittier COYSH (41671) Pilot Magister N3849  Forum Post 1940-02-21234 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomTorquay Cemetery And Extension
CorporalStanley Owen SLATER (527163)  Forum Post 1940-02-2126 Sqdn AIR27 FranceGezaincourt Communal Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanArthur Rex CHAPMAN (534704) Wellington IA N2951  AIR81/91 1940-02-2138 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantLeslie Charles COND (580724) Wellington IA N2951  AIR81/91 1940-02-2138 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerNoel HAWXBY (39735) Wellington IA N2951  AIR81/91 1940-02-2138 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantAnthony HILL (590559) Wellington IA N2951  AIR81/91 1940-02-2138 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Leading AircraftmanThomas Frederick JOHNSON (538052) Wellington IA N2951  AIR81/91 1940-02-2138 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Leading AircraftmanFrederick Glyn JONES (567277) Wellington IA N2951  AIR81/91 1940-02-2138 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerBasil Allen MORTIMER (37979) Pilot Hart K4768  AIR81/1840 1940-02-215 FTS United KingdomUpavon Cemetery
Flight LieutenantAnthony Neville WILSON (90300) Spitfire Ia K9810  AIR81/92 1940-02-21616 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 2nd ClassRobert James MACKENZIE (910346)   1940-02-23 United KingdomStreatham Cemetery
SergeantGerald BREESE (754722) Pilot  AIR81/1841 1940-02-2313 EFTS United KingdomGrimsby (Scartho Road) Cemeter
Aircraftman 2nd ClassDouglas Watley Turner HEAD (639225)  Forum Post 1940-02-23SoAN United KingdomShepton Mallet Burial Ground
Aircraftman 2nd ClassWilliam LEDSHAM (630792) Anson I N5086  AIR81/1842 1940-02-23SoAN United KingdomChester (Overleigh) Cemetery
Flight SergeantWilliam Charles PARKES (562843) Pilot Anson I N5086  AIR81/1842 1940-02-23SoAN United KingdomStretton-Cum-Wetmoor (St. Mary
Leading AircraftmanAndrew Roberts SUTCLIFFE (746751) Anson I N5086  AIR81/1842 1940-02-23SoAN United KingdomBrampton (St. Martin) Old Chur
Leading AircraftmanFrederic Arthur WEBSTER (759344) U/T Observe Anson I N5086  AIR81/1842 1940-02-23SoAN United KingdomSouth Shoebury (St. Andrew) Ch
Leading AircraftmanArthur William LYNCH (755017)   1940-02-24 United KingdomOxford (Rose Hill) Cemetery

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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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