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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
Aircraftman 2nd ClassGeorge MARSHALL (947538)   1940-02-24 United KingdomBradford (North Brierley) Ceme
Aircraftman 1st ClassStanley Samuel OUTTEN (900798)   1940-02-24 United KingdomWest Ham Cemetery
Pilot OfficerWilliam Bruce HUNTER (40225) Pilot Demon K8196  AIR81/1845 1940-02-241 AAS United KingdomLiverpool (Kirkdale) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanGeorge Arthur CARTER (747780) Air Gunner Blenheim I L6742  AIR81/1846 1940-02-24229 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomNottingham Southern Cemetery
Pilot OfficerPeter Francis Napier LOMAX (41853) Pilot Blenheim I L6742  AIR81/1846 1940-02-24229 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHampstead (St. John) Additiona
Pilot OfficerReginald Jerveland WHITMARSH (41889) Pilot Blenheim I L8400  Forum Post 1940-02-2492 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomPlymouth (Efford) Cemetery
Pilot OfficerGuy William WINDER (77371) Air Gunner Demon I K5736  AIR81/1845 1940-02-251 AAS United KingdomManby (St. Mary) Churchyard
SergeantJohn Abraham Humphries POTTER (562838) Observer Blenheim I L1444  AIR81/94 1940-02-2518 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomEast Grinstead (Mount Noddy) C
Leading AircraftmanHarold WAKE (225769)  Forum Post 1940-02-26 United KingdomDorchester Cemetery, Dorset
Aircraftman 2nd ClassWilliam MAHON (624822) Battle P2260  AIR81/1849 1940-02-2698 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomMoston (St. Joseph's) Roman Ca
SergeantThomas OWENS (565435) Pilot Battle P2260  AIR81/1849 1940-02-2698 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomAberfan Bryntaf Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanHarold Thompson MOULT (568184)  Forum Post 1940-02-27114 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHucknall Cemetery
Pilot OfficerHarold DODGSON (41525) Pilot Blenheim IV L8838  AIR81/1852 1940-02-27114 Sqdn AIR27 FranceBienvillers Military Cemetery
Flying OfficerJohn Christopher Howell BLAKE (39196) Pilot Blenheim IV P4842  AIR81/95 1940-02-2782 Sqdn AIR27 GermanySage War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassSamuel Newton MIDDLETON (611040) Blenheim IV P4842  AIR81/95 1940-02-2782 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantThomas Sinclair WEIGHTMAN (564455) Blenheim IV P4842  AIR81/95 1940-02-2782 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SisterAnnie Sylvia KETLEY ()  Forum Post 1940-02-28 United KingdomSandon (St. Andrew) Churchyard
Aircraftman 2nd ClassWalter Thomas MEACHAM (644229)  More Details 1940-02-28 United KingdomSmethwick (Uplands) Cemetery
SergeantAlfred Eric Andrew BRUCE (740984) Spitfire Ia L1051  AIR81/1854 1940-02-28611 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Squadron LeaderFrederic William Charles SHUTE (32020) Gladiator II N5646  AIR81/96 1940-02-29152 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerHorace Arthur TRENCHARD (40271) Pilot Spitfire Ia K9809  AIR81/1855 1940-02-2919 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWhittlesford (Ss. Mary And And
SergeantLeonard Gordon Jeffcoat SMITH (758004) Pilot Audax I K7395  AIR81/1856 1940-02-298 SFTS United KingdomWoking (St. John's) Crematoriu
Group CaptainHarold Alfred WHISTLER (03100)  AIR81/1860 1940-03-01 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
SergeantFrank DEWAR (522984) Observer Battle I K9252  AIR81/1861 1940-03-01218 Sqdn AIR27 FranceTerlincthun British Cemetery,
Aircraftman 1st ClassRobert Francis James WILTSHIRE (550694) Wireless Op Battle I K9252  AIR81/1861 1940-03-01218 Sqdn AIR27 FranceTerlincthun British Cemetery,
Warrant OfficerDouglas Cameron DOW (355626)   1940-03-02 United KingdomFeltwell (St. Nicholas) Church
Flying OfficerAllan LAW (73602) Magister I L8264  AIR81/1862 1940-03-021 AACU United KingdomAbbotshall Parish Churchyard,
Flying OfficerLaurence Horace LEADER (39795) Pilot Magister I L8264  AIR81/1862 1940-03-021 AACU United KingdomBushey (St. James) Churchyard
Pilot OfficerJohn Stewart MITCHELL (41607) Pilot Hurricane I L1671  Forum Post 1940-03-021 Sqdn AIR27 FranceChambieres French National Cem
Flying OfficerLeo Reginald FIELD (37346) Pilot Wellington IA N2984  AIR81/97 1940-03-02149 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBrighton (Lewes Road) Borough
Aircraftman 2nd ClassLaurence Bruce HUGHSON (621199) Wireless Op Wellington IA N2984  AIR81/97 1940-03-02149 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLerwick New Cemetery
SergeantJames Chalmers MURDOCH (580799) Observer Wellington IA N2984  AIR81/97 1940-03-02149 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomTroon Cemetery, Ayrshire
Leading AircraftmanErnest Harry PRIOR (546726) Wellington IA N2984  AIR81/97 1940-03-02149 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWaterbeach Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassThomas Edgeley SMITH (626998) Air Gunner Wellington IA N2984  AIR81/97 1940-03-02149 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomDunbar Cemetery
SergeantMaurice WIFFEN (580312) Pilot Wellington IA N2984  AIR81/97 1940-03-02149 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBraintree Cemetery
Flight LieutenantReuben Michael NOBLSTON (28114) Anson I N9879  AIR81/1876 1940-03-026 AONS United KingdomBoddington (St. Mary Magdalene
SergeantRobert Shirra Spratt BLACK (740580) Pilot Hart K4997  Forum Post 1940-03-027 SFTS United KingdomPeterborough (Eastfield) Cemet
SergeantJames Fyfe WALES (754725) Pilot Hart K4997  Forum Post 1940-03-027 SFTS United KingdomPeterborough (Eastfield) Cemet
Aircraftman 2nd ClassHector James REID (702265)  Forum Post 1940-03-03 United KingdomWitham (All Saints) Churchyard
Pilot OfficerRobert William FARROW (41388) Pilot Blenheim IV N6157  AIR81/1873 1940-03-03114 Sqdn AIR27 FranceTerlincthun British Cemetery,
Aircraftman 2nd ClassArthur William Bates SANDERS (620465) Wireless Op Blenheim IV N6157  AIR81/1873 1940-03-03114 Sqdn AIR27 FranceTerlincthun British Cemetery,
Leading AircraftmanJohn Ambrose BUTCHER (515617) Wireless Op Hudson I N7334  AIR81/99 1940-03-03224 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomNorthwood Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanRonald Arno MUTTON (551255) Hudson I N7334  AIR81/99 1940-03-03224 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomKettering (London Road) Cemete
Flying OfficerSydney Dennis SLOCUM (28166) Hudson I N7334  AIR81/99 1940-03-03224 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomMicheldever (St. Mary) Churchy
Pilot OfficerHenry Leslie NICCOLLS (42145) Pilot Hurricane I L2002  AIR81/1865 1940-03-03242 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomKirkby Wharfe (St. John The Ba
SergeantEdward Charles WARREN (758046) Pilot Oxford II P1817  AIR81/1870 1940-03-033 SFTS United KingdomSouth Cerney (All Hallows) Chu
Pilot OfficerJohn Nemours CARTER (72448) Pilot Wellington IA N3006  AIR81/100 1940-03-0399 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWest Row Baptist Chapelyard
Aircraftman 1st ClassPeter William CORVAN (549742) Wireless Op Wellington IA N3006  AIR81/100 1940-03-0399 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWest Row Baptist Chapelyard
Leading AircraftmanJames Crawford FORSTER (524766) Wellington IA N3006  AIR81/100 1940-03-0399 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomNewmarket Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassFrank HART (631366) Wireless Op Wellington IA N3006  AIR81/100 1940-03-0399 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWath-Upon-Dearne 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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