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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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Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flight SergeantAlec Leslie Drummond BARRIE (624003) Wellington Ic R1067 AIR81/8070 1941-08-0137 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantDerek Trend RATCLIFFE (1257326) Wellington Ic R1067 AIR81/8070 1941-08-0137 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Pilot OfficerJames PRESCOTT (60783) Wellington Ic R1067 AIR81/8070 1941-08-0137 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantJohn Alfred BROWN (1006168) Wellington Ic R1067 AIR81/8070 1941-08-0137 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantThomas Edward GLEDHILL (955506) Wellington Ic R1067 AIR81/8070 1941-08-0137 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
LieutenantAart Antony TENNANT (47504) 1941-08-021 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
LieutenantArchibald Angus Leuchars TATHAM (103237) 1941-08-021 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flight SergeantGeorge Cyril STARKEY (747865) Sunderland I L2166 AIR81/8024 1941-08-02230 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Aircraftman 1st ClassErnest COURT (1289087) 1941-08-04 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Squadron LeaderAlbert KEMSLEY (35127) 1941-08-04 EgyptAlexandria (Hadra) War Memoria
Air SergeantHenry Avony READ (102230) Maryland AH354 AIR81/8130 1941-08-0524 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
LieutenantCecil CLARKSON (47829) Maryland AH354 AIR81/8130 1941-08-0524 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantClifford Jack FULLER (407028) Maryland AH354 AIR81/8130 1941-08-0524 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Air SergeantGordon Cyril GREEN (102188) Maryland AH354 AIR81/8130 1941-08-0524 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Leading AircraftmanKenneth WESTERMAN (1351072) 1941-08-08 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Leading AircraftmanJohn TAYLOR (649184) 1941-08-08113 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassFrank Henry CRUNDWELL (640294) 1941-08-09 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantGordon Burrows WOODROFFE (404047) Blenheim IV V5990 AIR81/8204 1941-08-09113 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantAlan Godfrey GREENLEES (552880) Blenheim IV V5990 AIR81/8204 1941-08-09113 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantGeoffrey Ezra Frederick GODLEY (977343) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Wellington Z8725 AIR81/8203 1941-08-09148 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
Flight SergeantWarren WOOD (550594) 1941-08-10148 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Leading Air MechanicAbraham Ralph BRONSTEIN (116677) 1941-08-1021 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 EgyptIsmailia War Memorial Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassNisan PESSACHOWITZ (774876) 1941-08-10973 Balloon Sqdn AIR27 EgyptPort Said War Memorial Cemeter
LieutenantDavid Edward McCONNELL (47849) Tomahawk NA/PRO 1941-08-112 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
SergeantJohn LITTLER (989817) AIR81/8241 1941-08-1137 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptSuez War Memorial Cemetery
CorporalNorman AMYS (638940) 1941-08-1246 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptIsmailia War Memorial Cemetery
SergeantPhilip THACKER (908657) 1941-08-13113 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flight SergeantJoseph Oliver EDEN (102290) 1941-08-1515 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Aircraftman 2nd ClassWilliam HOUGHTON (1019729) 1941-08-16 EgyptIsmailia War Memorial Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanGeorge HOWSAM (1355290) 1941-08-16 EgyptAlexandria (Hadra) War Memoria
SergeantJohn Francis CASH (402109) Hurricane I Z4578 Ext Link 1941-08-16274 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantSamuel John LUKE (401438) 1941-08-17 EgyptSuez War Memorial Cemetery
Pilot OfficerLeonard Ashton SMITH (89087) Hurricane IIB Z5622 AIR81/8392 1941-08-17203 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Leading Air MechanicJames Emanuel HAYTER (95241) 1941-08-1760 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 EgyptCairo War Memorial Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanVictor Albert JOWERS (900302) 1941-08-18 EgyptAlexandria (Hadra) War Memoria
SergeantMichael Joseph McCULLOUGH (402004) Tomahawk IIB AK554 AIR81/8429 1941-08-18250 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantJames Roberton WALLACE (754249) Blenheim IV T2113 Ext Link 1941-08-19113 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassDesmond Arthur McLEISH (641987) Blenheim IV T2113 Ext Link 1941-08-19113 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantNorman Mcleod GREGOR (999564) Pilot Blenheim IV T2113 Ext Link 1941-08-19113 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
SergeantStuart Erskine MILLER (1051661) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Blenheim IV T2113 Ext Link 1941-08-19113 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
Second LieutenantFairbanks Koen JOHNSTON (102205) Pilot AM448 Ext Link 1941-08-20112 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlexandria (Hadra) War Memoria
SergeantStanley CLOUGH (747735) Blenheim IV V5443 AIR81/8465 1941-08-2084 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Air SergeantB. Mcd GERRAND (94452) SAAF 1662 NA/PRO 1941-08-2112 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Air SergeantH J OOSTHUIZEN (102310) SAAF 1662 NA/PRO 1941-08-2112 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Second LieutenantJohn Edward Michael GOODWIN (103282) SAAF 1662 NA/PRO 1941-08-2112 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Air SergeantBernard Eric LEA (47939) SAAF 1662 NA/PRO 1941-08-2112 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
MajorSt. Elmo TRUTER (P/102610) Tomahawk NA/PRO 1941-08-212 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Pilot OfficerPeter John HORNIMAN (89396) Hurricane I V7492 AIR81/8527 1941-08-2173 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Pilot OfficerPhilip SHELLEY (68737) 1941-08-2175 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantCharles Henry Tristam SMITH (1377712) Air Gunner Wellington IC N2781 NA/PRO 1941-08-2237 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptSuez War Memorial Cemetery

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