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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.
103337 records (84.46%) are "Accounted for".
95478 are related to aircraft incidents and
7861 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 2021 returns 54 records, 44 records (81.48%) have circumstances of death. 10 records (18.52%) do not have details.

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Aircraft Name
Aircraft #
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details Date UnitCountry Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Pilot OfficerBruce Campbell PATON (42021) Pilot Hudson I N7224  AIR81/1239 1940-07-31233 Sqdn AIR27 NorwayKristiansand Civil Cemetery
SergeantJohn Gray GOW (742021) Pilot Hampden I L4189  AIR81/3550 1940-09-30106 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomDundee (Balgay) Cemetery
SergeantCyril Valentine Robert SCOTT (542021) Wireless Op Blenheim IV Z5758  AIR81/6310 1941-05-071 (C) OTU United KingdomIslington Cemetery And Cremato
Pilot OfficerGeoffrey Hiram Standeford PULLEN (62021) Wellington W5522  AIR81/6961 1941-06-17405 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 2nd ClassCharles HOLLAND (1022021)  Ext Link 1941-07-05HMT Anselm United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantEsmond LEVERINGTON (1152021) Hudson V AM651  NA/PRO 1941-10-2753 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 1st ClassIsaac HACKETT (1202129) T8794   1941-12-15 United KingdomHounslow Cemetery
SergeantIvan Bernard Harry SPOONER (1202111) Wellington III X3670  IBCC 1942-05-31101 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantVictor George LAMBERT (702021) Pilot Havoc I BJ470   1942-06-211452 Flt United KingdomHornchurch Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanJoseph William LITTLEJOHN (420217)   1942-07-13 CanadaAylmer Cemetery
Pilot OfficerAlfred George Glyn MACHIN (122021) Pilot Beaufighter T5039  Forum Post 1942-08-01252 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptHalfaya Sollum War Cemetery
Flight SergeantRonald Fraser HARTLEY (1020216) Pilot Hurricane R4115   1942-09-2359 OTU United KingdomBarrowford Cemetery
SergeantArthur Henry GIBBONS (1202136) Wireless Op Hampden I AT233   1942-09-24415 Sqdn RCAF AIR27 United KingdomChingford Mount Cemetery
SergeantJohn Charles BRITTAIN (1020217) Lancaster I R5575  IBCC 1943-01-1897 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsUlrum General Cemetery, De Mar
Aircraftman 2nd ClassFrederick William Eric HOOKHAM (1202185)   1943-02-2584 Sqdn AIR27 South AfricaDurban (Stellawood) Cemetery
Leading AircraftwomanMadge Evelyn LOVERING (2021853)  Forum Post 1943-03-08 United KingdomNorthwood Cemetery
Pilot OfficerGeoffrey Victor PRYOR (142021) Air Gunner Lancaster ED596  IBCC 1943-03-30106 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsLichtenvoorde General Cemetery
PodporucznikJan RUDEK (P/2021) Wellington X HE148   1943-04-09300 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsBergen General Cemetery
Pilot OfficerBartholomew McKEON (120219) Pilot Defiant II AA417   1943-04-11515 Sqdn AIR27 DenmarkLemvig Cemetery
SergeantJohn Henry NUNN (1202182) Wireless Op Lancaster ED653  IBCC 1943-04-15100 Sqdn AIR27 FranceBohain Communal Cemetery
Flying OfficerRussell Melvin REISNER (J/20215) Pilot   1943-05-20295 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBransgore (St. Mary) Churchyar
Flying OfficerJohn Albert COWLEY (120216) Pilot Lancaster ED935  IBCC 1943-06-12156 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsAmsterdam New Eastern Cemetery
Flight SergeantJames William HARBIDGE (1220213) Fortress IIa FK212  Ext Link 1943-06-14220 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerFrederick Stuart TAYLOR (J/20217) Pilot Wellington III BJ965  IBCC 1943-06-2712 OTU United KingdomHarrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassZachariah VEYDIAN PEREMPIL (20213)   1943-06-28 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Flight LieutenantIan Fraser MACWATT (112021) Pilot Halifax II JD249   1943-08-11158 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyDurnbach War Cemetery
SergeantKenneth Ernest MOULDING (1272021) Flight Engi Stirling III BK713  IBCC 1943-08-12620 Sqdn AIR27 FranceSt. Desir War Cemetery
SergeantJames Patrick NYLAND (2202158) Air Gunner Lancaster ED875  IBCC 1943-09-27166 Sqdn AIR27 Ireland, Republic ofCastlebar Catholic Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassM APPALARAJU (20211)   1943-10-07 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Flight LieutenantGeorge Cooley BAILEY (J/20211) Lancaster III JB368  IBCC 1943-11-2249 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantHerbert Charles ADAMS (1320218) Wellington LB221  Forum Post 1943-11-233 (C) OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerForrest June GREGORY (J/20210) Beaufighter TFX LX987   1943-11-2647 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flying OfficerMaurice Raoul CANTIN (J/20214) Pilot Lancaster II DS814  IBCC 1943-11-26514 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
Flight SergeantGordon Milton BOON (1312021) Wellington MP766  Forum Post 1943-12-11172 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight LieutenantWalter Torrance WILTON (J/20218) Pilot Lancaster II DS718  IBCC 1943-12-29408 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyReichswald Forest War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerBrian Alphonsus McCONNELL (412021) Boston BZ387  Forum Post 1944-01-06107 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBrookwood Military Cemetery
SergeantLeonard PURVIS (1612021) Navigator Wellington IC X3215  IBCC 1944-02-1121 OTU United KingdomSouth Ealing Cemetery
Warrant OfficerGeorge William LIELS (420215) Baltimore V FW399   1944-06-01454 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Aircraftwoman 1st ClassEmily Marjorie DICKENS (2021702) Wellington X HE854  IBCC 1944-06-0926 OTU United KingdomDunstable Cemetery
CorporalJoan SUCH (2021968)   1944-06-13 United KingdomWatford North Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanWilfred Harry FRITH (1202116)   1944-06-20159 Sqdn AIR27 IndiaRanchi War Cemetery
Flight SergeantLeslie Reginald RICHARDS (1432021) Navigator Stirling EF188  IBCC 1944-06-24149 Sqdn AIR27 FranceBrest (Kerfautras) Cemetery
SergeantMatthew WILKINSON (3020214) Air Gunner Stirling III LK565  IBCC 1944-07-151651 HCU United KingdomGlasgow (Eastwood) Old And New
SergeantErnest John COURTENAY (2220217) Air Gunner Lancaster PB346  IBCC 1944-07-2744 Sqdn AIR27 FranceLa Boissiere-Sur-Evre Communal
Warrant OfficerKeith Jack KNODLER (420211) Thunderbolt HB995   1944-08-1430 Sqdn AIR27 IndiaMadras War Cemetery, Chennai
Warrant OfficerGeorge Frederick C. Grandfield SHIRLEY (1202160) Pilot Lancaster III ND693  IBCC 1944-08-27635 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyKiel War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanWilliam Garnet Matthew STRONG (U/202107)   1944-09-06 CanadaMille Isles (Christ Church) Ce
Flight LieutenantLawrence Thomas Sydney HENRY (120215)   1944-09-12 Israel and Palestine (incRamleh War Cemetery
Second LieutenantAlbert Erasmus Botha BRITS (202164V) Wireless Op Wellington BX LP307  Ext Link 1944-10-0676 OTU Israel and Palestine (incRamleh War Cemetery
Leading AircraftwomanMabel Joan CLARKSON (2021310)   1944-12-08 United KingdomHampstead Cemetery

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