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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

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There are a total of 122357 casuality records in this database. About 73848 records (60.35%) have some details on circumstances of death.
Your current query returns 1262 records,
94 records (7.45%) have circumstances of death.
1168 records (92.55%) do not have details. 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
Air CorporalCyril GOLDSCHMIDT (101918)   1942-01-23 South AfricaJohannesburg (Braamfontein) Ce
Air MechanicJohannes GUTSTADT (235817)   1942-01-23 South AfricaPretoria (Rebecca Street) Ceme
Second LieutenantHarold ORTLEPP (103995)   1942-01-23 South AfricaBoksburg Cemetery
Pupil PilotAlbert Rutter MERRICK (206093)   1942-01-24 South AfricaJohannesburg (Braamfontein) Ce
Air WomanM CALITZ (F/263724)   1942-01-25 South AfricaPotchefstroom Cemetery
Pupil PilotKevin Laserian Coker O'BRIEN (205688)   1942-01-26 South AfricaJohannesburg (Brixton) Cemeter
Air MechanicStanleigh SIMON (326241)   1942-01-27 South AfricaGrahamstown New Cemetery
LieutenantWilliam GREAVES (103488)   1942-01-29 South AfricaRandfontein Cemetery
Air MechanicWilliam Arthur PURDHAM (100691)   1942-01-29 South AfricaRandfontein Cemetery
Air MechanicJan VENTER (45522)   1942-01-30 South AfricaJohannesburg (Braamfontein) Ce
Second LieutenantCharles Peter DAVIS (103953)   1942-02-01 South AfricaEast London (East Bank) Cemete
Pilot OfficerDouglas Ian FRASER (402498)   1942-02-01 South AfricaEast London (East Bank) Cemete
Leading AircraftmanEdward PORTNELL (1046323) U/T Observer   1942-02-01 South AfricaEast London (East Bank) Cemete
Leading AircraftmanJames David SHENFIELD (1384353) U/T Observer   1942-02-01 South AfricaEast London (East Bank) Cemete
Leading AircraftmanThomas Edward Denis TIGHE (401472)   1942-02-01 South AfricaEast London (East Bank) Cemete
Air MechanicJoe SOLOMON (326325)   1942-02-03 South AfricaPretoria (Rebecca Street) Ceme
Air WomanAnna RETIEF (F/265179)   1942-02-04 South AfricaCape Town (Maitland) Cemetery
Second LieutenantGeorge Charles BAZLEY (103811)   1942-02-05 South AfricaVerulam Cemetery
Air MechanicPieter Edward GLOY (101297)   1942-02-05 South AfricaNigel Old Cemetery
Air MechanicJoseph Gerald O'BRIEN (313224)   1942-02-05 South AfricaThaba Tshwane (Old No.1) Milit
Pupil PilotFrank John WARRINGTON (243146)   1942-02-05 South AfricaRandfontein Cemetery
Pupil PilotJean Paul DEVEVEY (206408)   1942-02-11 South AfricaRandfontein Cemetery
Pupil PilotArthur J. DOBSON (210956)   1942-02-11 South AfricaKimberley (West End) Cemetery
Pupil PilotHenry James BAYLEY (205664)   1942-02-16 South AfricaBoksburg Cemetery
Second LieutenantDennis D. HUGHES (103569)   1942-02-19 South AfricaFicksburg Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassHarry DREXLER (1287260)   1942-02-20 South AfricaCape Town (Maitland) Cemetery
Air MechanicJohn George JANSEN (210254)   1942-02-20 South AfricaCape Town (Maitland) Cemetery
Air MechanicC J L VAN WYK (211774)   1942-02-20 South AfricaKimberley (West End) Cemetery
Air CorporalR H JONCK (314136)   1942-02-22 South AfricaThaba Tshwane (New) Military C
LieutenantDallas Walter Clarence MILTON (103476)   1942-02-22 South AfricaJohannesburg (West Park) Cemet
Air MechanicF POTGIETER (101276)   1942-02-22 South AfricaMakopane (Or Potgietersrust) C
Aircraftman 2nd ClassRonald BARNES (1125364)   1942-02-24 South AfricaJohannesburg (Braamfontein) Ce
Pupil PilotCorrie L BEUKES (212103)   1942-02-25 South AfricaEmalahleni (Joubertsrus) Cemet
Pupil PilotAlfred LUCAS (206878)   1942-02-25 South AfricaGermiston (Primrose) Cemetery
Second LieutenantKenneth Tucker COVENTRY (53336)   1942-02-26 South AfricaQueenstown Cemetery, Eastern C
Leading AircraftmanIain Alasdair FRASER (1552701) U/T Observer   1942-02-26 South AfricaQueenstown Cemetery, Eastern C
Leading AircraftmanAlfred Edward HAYLETT (1385280) U/T Observer   1942-02-26 South AfricaQueenstown Cemetery, Eastern C
Leading AircraftmanThomas (Tommy) NEAGLE (630250)   1942-02-26 South AfricaQueenstown Cemetery, Eastern C
Second LieutenantHerbert DILWORTH (97196)   1942-02-2616 Sqdn AIR27 South AfricaJohannesburg (West Park) Cemet
Pupil PilotRalph JACOBSON (143452)   1942-02-27 South AfricaJohannesburg (Brixton) Cemeter
Air MechanicHenry James JARVIS (212346)   1942-02-27 South AfricaPort Elizabeth (North End) Cem
Pupil PilotColin Renison JOHNSON (206013)   1942-02-27 South AfricaNigel Old Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanFrederick William Fred STOFFELL (1234687)   1942-02-27 South AfricaDurban (Stellawood) Cemetery
Pupil PilotPatrick Guy RAW (206396)   1942-03-02 South AfricaPietermaritzburg (Commercial R
Warrant OfficerFrederick Richard LILLICO (349048)   1942-03-04 South AfricaVereeniging Old Town Cemetery
LieutenantA Gottlieb Emiel Steffen ENGELBRECHT (P/103008)   1942-03-06 South AfricaTevrede Farm Burial Ground, De
Air MechanicIvan Malcolm PAULIN (13892)   1942-03-09 South AfricaEast London (East Bank) Cemete
Air PupilJackson Graham CALDER (205685)   1942-03-10 South AfricaJohannesburg (West Park) Cemet
Pilot OfficerHerbert Edwin COLLIER (100597) Pilot Instructor   1942-03-10 South AfricaKimberley (West End) Cemetery
Pupil PilotDouglas Thomas MARAIS (29062)   1942-03-10 South AfricaEast London (East Bank) Cemete

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