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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.
106340 records (86.91%) are "Accounted for".
97149 are related to aircraft incidents and
9193 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 2700 returns 30 records, 24 records (80.00%) have circumstances of death. 6 records (20.00%) do not have details.

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Aircraft Name
Aircraft #
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details Date UnitCountry Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantCharles Herbert BARTRAM (527004) Air Gunner Blenheim IV T1879  AIR81/4911 1941-01-2155 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptHalfaya Sollum War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerLeslie Ernest COOK (62700) Pilot Hudson III AE491  AIR81/11623 1942-01-1759 Sqdn AIR27 AlgeriaBone War Cemetery, Annaba
Leading AircraftmanRonald George ROBBINS (1312700) 41-385  Forum Post 1942-02-07US 431 ACAFAS United States of AmericaMontgomery (Oakwood) Cemetery
SergeantJames BAKER (402700)  Ext Link 1942-02-20 IndonesiaAmbon Memorial
SergeantNephi NICHOLLS (922700)   1942-02-27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerDerrick Vincent SMITH (127009) Whitley V AD691  IBCC 1942-11-3010 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantBenjamin Campbell HARVEY (R/132700) Air Gunner Wellington III Z1747  IBCC 1943-03-301483 Flt United KingdomMarham Cemetery
SergeantRobert Harry OVERMYER (32700) A29-173  Ext Link  Ext Link 1943-04-132 OTU RAAF AustraliaMildura Public Cemetery
SergeantDonald McCOLL (1552700) Observer Lancaster EE123  IBCC 1943-05-3044 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsJonkerbos War Cemetery
Flying OfficerEllis Ronald MIDGLEY (127005) Pilot Halifax II DT568  IBCC 1943-06-1351 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsWeerselo (Rossum) Roman Cathol
Pilot OfficerSidney Henry Charles WATTS (52700) Flight Engi Halifax II JD116   1943-07-14158 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
Flight SergeantRonald Keith MATTHEWS (427007) Oxford II N4733  Forum Post 1943-08-2818 PAFU United KingdomOxford (Botley) Cemetery
Flight SergeantGeoffrey Francis RITCHIE (412700) Sunderland III JM707  Forum Post 1943-08-30461 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantDavid Aubrey JONES (1027009) Wellington MP791   1943-09-29172 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerTrevor Hugh JACKSON (127008) Navigator Halifax II JD303  IBCC 1943-12-04102 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerJohn Alastair GORDON (152700) Hudson V AM764  Forum Post 1944-01-0631 OTU CanadaTruro (Terrace Hill) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanLaurence Alfred HIGGINS (52700)   1944-04-30 Papua New GuineaLae War Cemetery
Flight LieutenantJohn Alexander KEARD (82700) Pilot Lancaster III ME564  IBCC 1944-05-04101 Sqdn AIR27 FranceDieppe Canadian War Cemetery,
Pilot OfficerNorman Colin Campbell LEITCH (427001) Halifax BIII LV825  IBCC 1944-06-1710 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHarrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery
Flight SergeantWilliam John THOMAS (1270084) Wireless Op Lancaster I LL969  IBCC 1944-07-19619 Sqdn AIR27 FranceSt. Utin Churchyard
SergeantRonald Joseph HELLER (1627009) Wireless Op Marauder I FK138  Forum Post 1944-09-2114 Sqdn AIR27 ItalyBari War Cemetery
LieutenantRonald Erling RORVIK (542700V)   1944-10-30213 Sqdn AIR27 MaltaMalta Memorial
Flight SergeantRalph Andrew DOWLING (R/270087) Air Gunner Lancaster LM628  IBCC 1944-11-0650 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsHeerde General Cemetery
Pilot OfficerJames Thomas LOWE (427002) Lancaster I HK626  IBCC 1944-12-0415 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyReichswald Forest War Cemetery
Flight LieutenantIvor Bruce BENSON (J/27009) Halifax BIII MZ452  IBCC 1945-02-25429 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Leading AircraftmanRaymond Charles WOOD (622700)   1945-03-07 IndonesiaAmbon War Cemetery
Flight LieutenantCharles Wylie McBRIDE (J/22700) Air Bomber Lancaster BI NG503  IBCC 1945-03-17619 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyDurnbach War Cemetery
SergeantRobert Leonard BOUCH (R/270058) RCAF 2144  Archive Post 1945-06-03PRidge CanadaOttawa Memorial
Private ODISHU MAKO (2700)   1945-09-18 IranTehran War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanLeslie Frederick LAULE (1270058)   1946-05-09 United KingdomHendon Cemetery And Crematoriu

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