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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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SergeantPhilip Alan GOODLEY (1253473) Lysander IIIA W6946 Ext Link 1941-12-0139 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantNorman Frederick SEWELL (1252132) Lysander IIIA W6946 Ext Link 1941-12-0139 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantWilliam Donald ROWBOTHAM (1160291) Lysander IIIA W6946 Ext Link 1941-12-0139 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Pilot OfficerRobert Morris THOMAS (67718) Pilot 1941-12-02 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
SergeantHarry Roy GRINDROD (1169560) Pilot 1941-12-02 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassRobert ARNELL (1020490) 1941-12-0212 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 EgyptHalfaya Sollum War Cemetery
LieutenantLewis D WOOD (47879) Tomahawk NA/PRO 1941-12-022 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
LieutenantDesmond Arthur HINDE (95690V) Tomahawk NA/PRO 1941-12-022 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Leading AircraftmanEdwin Howard TURECZEK (1174061) 1941-12-03 EgyptTel El Kebir War Memorial Ceme
LieutenantJohn Francis Rollo DODSON (103211) Tomahawk NA/PRO 1941-12-042 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Pilot OfficerJames Henry TOLMAN (114747) Pilot Blenheim IV Z5991 NA/PRO 1941-12-0445 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptHalfaya Sollum War Cemetery
Flying OfficerAntony Woods HUTTON (88442) Observer Blenheim IV Z5991 NA/PRO 1941-12-0445 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptHalfaya Sollum War Cemetery
SergeantDouglas Stephen John HARRIS (745872) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Blenheim IV Z5991 NA/PRO 1941-12-0445 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptHalfaya Sollum War Cemetery
Second LieutenantNoel Milne "sandy" SANDILANDS (103602V) 1941-12-051 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantEdmondson Peter GREENHOW (1059800) Tomahawk IIB AN347 Forum Post 1941-12-05250 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flying OfficerAlexander Roman ZATONSKI (43052) Hurricane Ext Link 1941-12-06238 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantJohn Edmund OLIVE (946185) Wireless Op./Observer Beaufighte NA/PRO 1941-12-06272 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlexandria (Hadra) War Memoria
Pilot OfficerAnthony Richard PORTER (65529) Hurricane NA/PRO 1941-12-06451 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
CorporalJames Ras REID (644554) 1941-12-07 EgyptFayid War Cemetery
Second LieutenantCharles Bryant WILLSON (103485) 1941-12-071 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flight LieutenantBrian Dowley WHITE (80052) Pilot 1941-12-07237 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptHalfaya Sollum War Cemetery
Flight LieutenantJoseph Bedo HOBBS (41926) Pilot Hurricane IIB BD783 Forum Post 1941-12-07274 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptHalfaya Sollum War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanIrvin RILEY (990908) 1941-12-08 EgyptAlexandria (Hadra) War Memoria
Aircraftman 1st ClassJames HEYWORTH (1122451) 1941-12-08237 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Leading AircraftmanAndrew Ralph MELDRUM (776371) 1941-12-08237 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
CorporalJohn SMITH (776409) 1941-12-08237 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Leading AircraftmanAndrew Gordon EDNIE (776401) 1941-12-08237 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flight LieutenantOwen Vincent TRACEY (42774) Pilot 1941-12-08274 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptHalfaya Sollum War Cemetery
Flying OfficerDavid RUTTER (400833) Tomahawk IIB AK378 Ext Link 1941-12-093 Sqdn RAAF AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantRex Kerslake WILSON (407088) Tomahawk IIB AN457 Ext Link 1941-12-093 Sqdn RAAF AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flight SergeantColin Alexander MacVEAN (999002) Pilot Hurricane I Z4844 NA/PRO 1941-12-0980 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptHalfaya Sollum War Cemetery
SergeantCharles Edward NEWMAN (984300) Wellington NA/PRO 1941-12-10148 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantNorman MADDOX (936541) Wellington NA/PRO 1941-12-10148 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flying OfficerDerek Lahee SKINNER (42655) Wellington NA/PRO 1941-12-10148 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantHyman FREEMAN (1377989) Wellington NA/PRO 1941-12-10148 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantJames MARSLAND (1064695) Wellington NA/PRO 1941-12-10148 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantRichard Malcolm Douglas McLEOD (1307058) Wellington NA/PRO 1941-12-10148 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flight SergeantJack HANDLEY (749481) 1941-12-1024 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantDavid Colin Martin ROSS (951850) Boston III Z2170 NA/PRO 1941-12-1024 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
LieutenantBernard George ALEXANDER (94294) Boston III Z2181 NA/PRO 1941-12-1024 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
CaptainFrank Woodman GOCH (P/102662) Boston III Z2182 NA/PRO 1941-12-1024 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Air SergeantMildmay Victor CLULEE (102155) Boston III Z2182 NA/PRO 1941-12-1024 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Air SergeantJohannes Hendrick VAN DYK (94333) Boston III Z2191 NA/PRO 1941-12-1024 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flying OfficerEdwin Mews HARDING (406019) Boston III Z2191 Ext Link 1941-12-1024 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
LieutenantLeslie Brian BENSIMON (48065) Boston III Z2201 NA/PRO 1941-12-1024 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantJames Charles Bryden WEBSTER (938305) Blenheim IV Z7797 Forum Post 1941-12-1111 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Squadron LeaderCharles Francis DARBISHIRE (37161) Blenheim IV Z7797 Forum Post 1941-12-1111 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flight SergeantLeslie Joseph MACEY (749446) Blenheim IV Z7797 Forum Post 1941-12-1111 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
LieutenantWilliam Lewis WOOD (103252) Maryland NA/PRO 1941-12-1121 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Air SergeantMax GREENBERG (102171V) Maryland NA/PRO 1941-12-1121 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial

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