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

The data continously feeds into some Graphical Charts : View some of the charts here

122357 casualty records in this database.
105544 records (86.26%) are "Accounted for".
96799 are related to aircraft incidents and
8747 are non-aviation deaths..

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

By year of death : 1939 | 1940 | 1941 | 1942 | 1943 | 1944 | 1945 | 1946 | 1947

Your current query terms 1944-08-15 United Kingdom returns 34 records, 28 records (82.35%) have circumstances of death. 6 records (17.65%) do not have details.

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For additional details around the circumstances of some of the casualities, Check the "Unaccounted Airmen" thread at 440815 - Unaccounted Airmen - 15-8-1944
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
CorporalCyril John BROCK (918748)  Forum Post 1944-08-15 United KingdomOxford Crematorium
Aircraftman 1st ClassJohn William CASHIN (1044080)   1944-08-15 United KingdomMiddlesbrough (Thorntree) Roma
CorporalJohn Arthur FLEET (1549233)  Forum Post 1944-08-15 United KingdomPeel Green Cemetery
SergeantArthur HALE (1672855) Navigator/W   1944-08-15 United KingdomNewcastle-Upon-Tyne (Byker And
Leading AircraftmanFrederick Charles MASKELL (962144)  Forum Post 1944-08-15 United KingdomPettaugh (St. Catherine) Churc
Leading AircraftmanGeorge Hodgson SHAW (1481921)   1944-08-15 United KingdomBirkenshaw (St. Paul) Churchya
Aircraftman 2nd ClassClifford Henry SNUGGS (1879680)   1944-08-15 United KingdomBrookwood Military Cemetery
Squadron LeaderGeorge Albert WILKINS (45120) Pilot   1944-08-15 United KingdomCambridge City Cemetery
Squadron LeaderJames Lister SMITH (89712) Oxford L4635  Forum Post 1944-08-15 United KingdomAberuthven Cemetery
Pilot OfficerRobert Cecil HARDEN (402517) Spitfire NH493   1944-08-15132 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerDonald Mcfarlane BOWE (419550) Stirling EE975  IBCC 1944-08-151660 HCU United KingdomHarrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery
Flight SergeantRobert James DOUGLAS (426559) Stirling EE975  IBCC 1944-08-151660 HCU United KingdomHarrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery
Flight SergeantJohn Simpson PIPER (1880334) Flight Engi Halifax DG277  IBCC 1944-08-151663 HCU United KingdomCoulsdon (St. John) Churchyard
Flying OfficerDavid Nairn BLYTH (152432) Navigator Stirling EF210   1944-08-151665 HCU United KingdomEdinburgh (Rosebank) Cemetery
Flight SergeantArthur DI PESA (R/179456) Wireless Op Sunderland III DP197  Forum Post 1944-08-154 (C) OTU United KingdomRosskeen Parish Churchyard Ext
Flight SergeantNathan DLUSY (R/179433) Wireless Op Sunderland III DP197   1944-08-154 (C) OTU United KingdomGlasgow (Glenduffhill) Jewish
Pilot OfficerRoderick William FULTON (J/24683) Wireless Op Sunderland III DP197  Forum Post 1944-08-154 (C) OTU United KingdomRosskeen Parish Churchyard Ext
Warrant OfficerRonald Edward JACKSON (408581) Sunderland III DP197  Forum Post 1944-08-154 (C) OTU United KingdomRosskeen Parish Churchyard Ext
SergeantWalter KOMER (R/269313) Air Gunner Sunderland III DP197  Forum Post 1944-08-154 (C) OTU United KingdomRosskeen Parish Churchyard Ext
Warrant Officer Class ILeroy Hart LUDINGTON (R/133400) Wireless Op Sunderland III DP197  Forum Post 1944-08-154 (C) OTU United KingdomRosskeen Parish Churchyard Ext
Flight LieutenantRobert Lyall MERCER (J/6272) Pilot Sunderland III DP197  Forum Post 1944-08-154 (C) OTU United KingdomRosskeen Parish Churchyard Ext
Flight SergeantReginald Cuffley NORTON (53423) Sunderland III DP197  Forum Post 1944-08-154 (C) OTU United KingdomRosskeen Parish Churchyard Ext
Flying OfficerRonald Shaw ROWSON (J/28380) Pilot Sunderland III DP197  Forum Post 1944-08-154 (C) OTU United KingdomRosskeen Parish Churchyard Ext
Flight LieutenantWilliam Benedict SARGENT (J/9318) Navigator Sunderland III DP197  Forum Post 1944-08-154 (C) OTU United KingdomRosskeen Parish Churchyard Ext
Pilot OfficerVernon Cleveland STORDY (J/43646) Wireless Op Sunderland III DP197  Forum Post 1944-08-154 (C) OTU United KingdomRosskeen Parish Churchyard Ext
SergeantDonald Roy TRASK (798775) Air Gunner Sunderland III DP197  Forum Post 1944-08-154 (C) OTU United KingdomRosskeen Parish Churchyard Ext
Flying OfficerAnton Nicholas UNSER (J/29002) Pilot Sunderland III DP197  Forum Post 1944-08-154 (C) OTU United KingdomRosskeen Parish Churchyard Ext
Pilot OfficerPercy Alexander WHYTE (C/43647) Flight Engi Sunderland III DP197  Forum Post 1944-08-154 (C) OTU United KingdomRosskeen Parish Churchyard Ext
Flying OfficerThomas Benedick WOOD (J/43271) Wireless Op Sunderland III DP197  Forum Post 1944-08-154 (C) OTU United KingdomRosskeen Parish Churchyard Ext
Flying OfficerMervyn Edgar HAMILTON (414232) Lancaster I LL844  IBCC 1944-08-15463 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Leading AircraftmanJohn DIXON (1665061)   1944-08-155012 ACS United KingdomHigher Walton (All Saints) Chu
Warrant OfficerDonald Arthur GREGG (1235043) Pilot EE226   1944-08-15616 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomNottingham Northern Cemetery
Squadron LeaderNorman Arthur KYNASTON (89810) Spitfire LFIX MK909   1944-08-1591 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Group CaptainAnthony Oliver MOLESWORTH () Air Gunner Oxford L4635  Forum Post 1944-08-15Metro CS United KingdomCambridge City Cemetery

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