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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.
105618 records (86.32%) are "Accounted for".
96829 are related to aircraft incidents and
8791 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 11721 returns 8 records, 7 records (87.50%) have circumstances of death. 1 records (12.50%) do not have details.

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Aircraft Name
Aircraft #
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details Date Unit CountryCemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Aircraftman 1st ClassCharles Lewis WOODS (1172118)  Ext Link 1941-07-05HMT Anselm United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantRonald Ernest HERBERT (411721) Observer Wellington IC DV840  IBCC 1942-05-2522 OTU United KingdomStratford-On-Avon Cemetery
SergeantEric WEBSTER (1117211) Observer Wellington III X3668  IBCC 1942-07-28101 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomCambridge City Cemetery
SergeantRobert VEITCH (1117214) Navigator ( Boston III AL425   1942-12-31605 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomEdinburgh (Warriston) Cremator
SergeantAlbert Edward BETTS (1811721) Air Gunner Halifax II HR943   1943-09-07158 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyDurnbach War Cemetery
SergeantJohn Hillhouse MACDOUGALL (R/117210) Halifax BIII MZ596  IBCC 1944-05-04420 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
CorporalPeter Arthur BLAMEY (1172145)   1944-08-01 United KingdomBurnham (St. Peter) Churchyard
SergeantCharles CLETHEROE (611721) Lancaster LM674  IBCC 1944-08-16625 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial

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