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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 casuality based on partial name or number, exact date or year of death, provide the aircraft associated with the casuality or details. View the month by month coverage details.

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

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

There are a total of 122357 casuality records in this database. About 24408 records (19.95%) have some details on circumstances of death.
Your current query returns 1052 records,of which 805 records (76.52%) have circumstances of death. You can click on the result fields to narrow the search.

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Flying OfficerPeter Frederick WILLING (41090) Swordfish I L2788 AIR81/5150 1941-02-14223 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantPeter Charles BENSTEAD (800658) Swordfish I L2788 AIR81/5150 1941-02-14223 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantGeorge CROWTHER (747813) Swordfish I L2788 AIR81/5150 1941-02-14223 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantThomas Herman GILL (937429) Observer Blenheim I L8467 AIR81/5158 1941-02-1570 OTU EgyptIsmailia War Memorial Cemetery
SergeantStanley John BARBOUR (779041) Pilot Blenheim I L8467 AIR81/5158 1941-02-1570 OTU EgyptIsmailia War Memorial Cemetery
Pilot OfficerLeonard James WINBOLT (42685) Pilot Wellington IC N2757 AIR81/5177 1941-02-1737 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptCairo War Memorial Cemetery
CorporalHarold CALEY (564176) 1941-02-18 EgyptAlexandria (Chatby) Military A
SergeantRichard Douglas RUSHTON (652008) 1941-02-18203 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flying OfficerAlan Arthur GATWARD (272) Hurricane I V7552 Ext Link 1941-02-193 Sqdn RAAF AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Leading AircraftmanDavid RANSFORD (6641) Ext Link 1941-02-203 Sqdn RAAF AIR27 EgyptCairo War Memorial Cemetery
Flying OfficerAlban Gordon William HOUGH (42228) Wellington IC T2575 AIR81/5212 1941-02-2137 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flying OfficerRonald Charles William BROAD (42188) Wellington IC T2575 AIR81/5212 1941-02-2137 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flying OfficerArthur Alexander SCOTT (42943) Wellington IC T2575 AIR81/5212 1941-02-2137 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Pilot OfficerGeorge Connell MUIR (82212) Wellington IC T2575 AIR81/5212 1941-02-2137 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantJohn Lawrence BAXTER (629458) Wellington IC T2575 AIR81/5212 1941-02-2137 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantJohn Etheridge VALLER (624357) Wellington IC T2575 AIR81/5212 1941-02-2137 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Aircraftman 1st ClassJames KEATINGS (544410) 1941-02-24 EgyptAlexandria (Chatby) Military A
Squadron LeaderAustin Luis Hugo SOLANO (37511) 1941-02-25203 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Aircraftman 2nd ClassErnst STRAUSS (775122) 1941-03-04 EgyptCairo War Memorial Cemetery
Warrant OfficerHarry John GOODCHILD (517435) Hurricane I V7801 AIR81/5362 1941-03-0433 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Aircraftman 2nd ClassWilliam Guy SOUTHGATE (756073) 1941-03-09 EgyptCairo War Memorial Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassZvi ROSEN (774664) 1941-03-11 EgyptAlexandria (Chatby) Military A
SergeantJohn Elliot HASLOP (401726) Observer 1941-03-14 EgyptIsmailia War Memorial Cemetery
SergeantBert BADCOTT (906058) Wireless Op./Air Gunner 1941-03-14 EgyptIsmailia War Memorial Cemetery
SergeantRonald IBBOTSON (75429) Pilot 1941-03-14 EgyptIsmailia War Memorial Cemetery
SergeantFrank EVANS (745704) 1941-03-1437 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptIsmailia War Memorial Cemetery
Squadron LeaderWilliam Henry SCOTT-BADCOCK (75559) 1941-03-16 EgyptAlexandria (Chatby) Military A
Aircraftman 2nd ClassSamuel Elyahu WEINER (774762) 1941-03-16 EgyptAlexandria (Chatby) Military A
SergeantRichard Lenard CHERRINGTON (550234) Oxford II T1387 AIR81/5479 1941-03-1637 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantGeorge Clarence CURLE (207732) Forum Post 1941-03-1755 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptCairo War Memorial Cemetery
SergeantBernard LEE (519834) Blenheim IV T1995 AIR81/5473 1941-03-1855 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantEric Percival COLLINGBORN (527299) Blenheim IV T1995 AIR81/5473 1941-03-1855 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flying OfficerThornton Osborne WALKER (40769) Blenheim IV T1995 AIR81/5473 1941-03-1855 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Leading AircraftmanFred CROWTHER (533282) 1941-03-19 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Aircraftman 1st ClassJohn James BURNETT (701776) 1941-03-22 EgyptAlexandria (Chatby) Military A
Aircraftman 2nd ClassRichard Noel LLOYD-HUGHES (966659) 1941-03-22208 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptCairo War Memorial Cemetery
Flying OfficerPeter MOLLER (42318) Blenheim IV T2255 AIR81/5625 1941-03-28203 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantGeorge Edward SALISBURY (751754) Blenheim IV T2255 AIR81/5625 1941-03-28203 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantWilliam Alexander DAVIDSON (749590) Blenheim IV T2255 AIR81/5625 1941-03-28203 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Leading AircraftmanHerbert Fellows LEESE (550459) Forum Post 1941-03-3130 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
LieutenantJack MARAIS (103089V) 1941-04-011 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flying OfficerMaxwell Stewart FERGUSON (40523) Blenheim IV V5423 AIR81/5925 1941-04-0155 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantJohn William TURNER (4122) Blenheim IV V5423 AIR81/5925 1941-04-0155 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Leading AircraftmanSidney SMITH (531465) 1941-04-0170 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptIsmailia War Memorial Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassWilliam Raymond WILLIAMS (948075) 1941-04-04 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantAubrey Bernard Allan HENDERSON (550182) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Maryland AX689 AIR81/5693 1941-04-0439 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptCairo War Memorial Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanRichard Elmhurst Hawker SMITH (520580) Maryland AX689 AIR81/5693 1941-04-0439 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptCairo War Memorial Cemetery
Flight LieutenantDonald Frederick John WILLIS (39591) Pilot Maryland AX689 AIR81/5693 1941-04-0439 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptCairo War Memorial Cemetery
CorporalJames ROWAN (522932) Maryland AX689 AIR81/5693 1941-04-0439 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptCairo War Memorial Cemetery
Squadron LeaderDuncan CAMPBELL (134) Hurricane I V7567 Ext Link 1941-04-053 Sqdn RAAF AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial

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