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    Accidental Deaths - Sept - December



    Pilot Officer Joseph Harold DARLEY 88542 1941-09-01 RAFVR UK Woodstock Cemetery
    (Age 50). Killed in a motorcycle accident; death registered Chipping Norton/Oxfordshire.


    Flight Sergeant Kenneth Charles RENDEL 549839 142 Sqdn 1941-09-11 RAF UK Wallasey (Rake Lane) Cemetery
    (Binbrook/Lincolnshire). Was killed when he walked into a rotating propeller.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Eric POTTS 1048894 15 OTU 1941-09-11 RAFVR UK Salford (Weaste) Cemetery
    (Mount Farm/Oxfordshire). Was walking down the middle of the flarepath when Wellington R1769 touched down on landing.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Gordon Charles VINKLE R117101 6 RD 1941-09-13 RCAF Canada Kirkland Lake (Kirkland) Cemetery
    (MB-785). (Trenton/Ontario). Died in a motor accident at Cobourg/Ontario - buried Kirkland Lake/Ontario.


    Leading Aircraftman James Joseph IRELAND 10236 1941-09-13 RCAF Canada Toronto (Prospect) Cemetery
    RCAF) (MB-351). Injured in an automobile accident and died in the General Hospital, Cobourg/Ontario - buried Toronto/Ontario.


    Sergeant David Rowland HEATHCOTE R64241 8 (BR) sqn (RCAF) 1941-09-15 RCAF Canada Grimsby (St. Andrew's) Anglican Cemetery
    (MB-313). Died as result of complications of injuries sustained in a car accident between North Sidney and Glace Bay/Nova Scotia - buried Grimsby/Ontario.


    Sergeant Gordon Bert JACKSON R60639 1 BGS (RCAF) 1941-09-17 RCAF Canada Omega Gadsby Cemetery
    (MB-356). (Jarvis/Ontario). Fatally injured in an automobile-truck collision on #6 Highway 1½ km W of Hagersville/Ontario - buried Gadsby/Alberta.


    Leading Aircraftman Winfield Murray McHEFFEY R60770 7 SFTS (RCAF) 1941-10-01 RCAF Canada Edmonton (Beechmount) Cemetery
    (MB-494). (MacLeod/Alberta). Died when he was accidentally struck by a passenger train in the C.P.R. Freight yards at Ft. MacLeod - buried Edmonton/Alberta.


    Leading Aircraftman Duncan MacMILLAN 904533 RAF Luqa 1941-10-04 RAFVR Malta Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery
    Killed in a road accident; buried Capuccini Naval Cem.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Oliver Charles JOHNSON R112821 1941-10-13 RCAF Canada Toronto (Resthaven) Memorial Garden
    (MB-364). Lost his life in a highway accident at Dorion/Quebec - buried Toronto/Ontario.


    Leading Aircraftman Gordon Harry MANNING R84990 5 ITS (RCAF) 1941-10-15 RCAF Canada Sussex (Kirk Hill) Cemetery, King's County
    (MB-462). Was on leave when he was killed in a motor accident at Moncton/New Brunswick - buried Sussex/New Brunswick.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class David Brian LONG 1281983 RAF Kalafrana 1941-10-21 RAFVR Malta Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery
    Died by drowning; buried Capuccini Naval Cem.


    Aircraftman 1st Class Jack WHITFORD 1289704 913 Balloon Sqdn 1941-10-22 RAFVR UK Horrabridge (St. John The Baptist) Churchyard
    (5 BC - Castle Bromwich/Birmingham). Died of injuries sustained by an accident on the Balloon Site on 411018; death registered Birmingham.


    Leading Aircraftman Robert William BURNS R83977 3 SFTS (RCAF) 1941-10-23 RCAF Canada Toronto (Prospect) Cemetery
    (MB-89). (Calgary/Alberta). Killed when he was driving a tractor on the active runway at night with no lights on; Anson CA6438 was engaged in night flying practice and landed on top of the tractor - buried Toronto/Ontario.


    Aircraftman 1st Class Dennis GILL 552887 1941-10-27 RAF UK Stanley (Outwood) Cemetery
    Died on active service. Place of accident: The Highway, Sordale, 6 miles S of Thurso (fractured skull and probably involved in a road accident).


    Leading Aircraftman Ernest Raymond REYNOLDS 947432 31 SFTS (RCAF) 1941-10-28 RAFVR Canada Kingston (Cataraqui) Cemetery
    (MB-853). (Kingston/Ontario). Hit by propeller - buried Kingston/Ontario.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Ira Bertram MOREHOUSE R124551 1 BGS (RCAF) 1941-10-30 RCAF Canada Little River (United Baptist) Church Cemetery
    (MB-535). (Jarvis/Ontario). Killed when his motorcycle turned over in a ditch 6½ km W of the airport at Jarvis - buried Little River/Nova Scotia.


    Aircraftman 1st Class Ernest Walter MARSH 627700 1941-10-30 RAF UK Penrith Cemetery
    (MB-851). (31 OTU RCAF). Killed in an accident at Debert, Nova Scotia, Canada. It's possible that his mortal remains/ashes were repatriated postwar to Penrith, Cumberland, where he lies buried.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Samuel Elton ROZELL R97255 4 WS 1941-10-31 RCAF Canada Kitchener (Woodland) Cemetery
    (MB-661). (Guelph/Ontario). Died as a result of an automobile accident at Freelton near Hamilton/Ontario - buried Kitchener/Ontario.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Ernest James BALDRY 1433982 1941-11-07 RAFVR UK Eastbrookend (Dagenham) Cemetery
    Believed died in a motorcycle accident; death registered Norwich/Norfolk.


    Flight Lieutenant Gilmour John Charles REID C918 16 SFTS (RCAF) 1941-11-07 RCAF Canada Kingston (Cataraqui) Cemetery
    (MB-634). (Hagersville/Ontario). Died in an automobile accident on #6 Highway at Mount Hope/Ontario - buried Kingston/Ontario.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Peter FERNER R114649 3 SFTS (RCAF) 1941-11-13 RCAF Canada Sedley Roman Catholic Cemetery
    (MB-225). (Calgary/Alberta). Died when struck by an automobile while returning to camp - buried Sedley/Saskatchewan.


    Sergeant Ross Thomas MURDIE 18019A 3 EFTS (RCAF) 1941-11-15 RCAF Canada London (Mount Pleasant) Cemetery
    (MB-546). (London/Ontario). Was on leave when he died in a car accident in Lonmdon/Ontario - buried London/Ontario.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Murray Thomas FORSTER R116339 3 SFTS (RCAF) 1941-11-17 RCAF Canada Birtle Cemetery
    (MB-237). (Calgary/Alberta). Was struck by an automobile when returning to camp 411113; died of injuries whilst in Colonel Belcher Hospital, Calgary/Alberta - buried Birtle/Manitoba.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class James EWEN 1368083 44 MU 1941-11-17 RAFVR UK Edinburgh (North Merchiston) Cemetery
    (Edzell/Kincardineshire). Died at Strathcathro Hospital of injuries sustained in a motor lorry accident about 2 months before his death; death registered Strathcathro/Angusshire..


    Sergeant Frank ARMITAGE 988483 10 Sqdn 1941-11-23 RAFVR UK Deane (St. Mary) Churchyard
    (Whitley - Leeming/Yorkshire). Death registered at Wensleydale. At that time 10 Sqn were in the process of converting to Halifax Mk.IIs. There were no accidents at that time and his death may have been a non flying accident.


    Flight Lieutenant The Hon. Brinsley Sheridan Bush PLUNKET 75962 117 MU 1941-11-24 RAFVR Sudan Khartoum War Cemetery
    rinsley - AQ2-426. (Port Sudan). Suffered multiple injuries falling from an upstairs window in the Mess 411123. Admitted to the civil hospital at 0500h but died at 1150h next day and was buried late same afternoon. Now buried at Khart


    Sergeant Ronald Maclean CANN R65351 1 SS 1941-12-06 RCAF UK Cranwell (St. Andrew) Churchyard
    RCAF) - (MB-104). (Cranwell/Lincolnshire). Struck by a train at Sleaford Station/Sussex.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Alexander Strachan REID 1139936 1941-12-07 RAFVR UK Rutherglen Cemetery
    Died Royal Infirmary at Ayr after being struck by aircraft propeller.


    Flight Sergeant Arthur Harry MORTON 2441 9 SFTS (RCAF) 1941-12-12 RCAF Canada Burnaby (Ocean View) Burial Park
    (MB-541). (Summerside/Prince Edward Island). Was in charge of a snow removing party on the tarmac at Summerside and was killed when he was run over by a crawler tractor and bulldozer - buried Burnaby/B.C.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Jamie Ralph BOYD R130201 1941-12-13 RCAF Canada Orillia (Ss. Andrew And James) Cemetery
    (MB-67). Killed in a gravel pit cave-in at Patricia Bay/B.C. - buried Orillia/Ontario.


    Flight Lieutenant Edward DAWES 41262 1941-12-20 RAF UK Rochester (St. Margaret's) Cemetery
    Fell from a window of Barcote House Dorchester 411212. Died of his injuries in the Halton Hospital 411220.


    Leading Aircraftman John NATTRASS 646852 403 Sqdn 1941-12-22 RAF UK Prudhoe New Cemetery
    (Martlesham Heath/Suffolk). Fatally injured in a motor cycle accident.


    Aircraftman 1st Class Ronald FINNIE 638048 CAM Ship - Eastern City 1941-12-23 RAF UK Runnymede Memorial
    Canada) - (MB-229). The Eastern City (a Catapult Armed Merchantman) sailed from Liverpool with convoy ON46 on 411213 and reached Halifax, NS, on 411221. If FINNIE died on the ship it was probably accident or natural causes as he would not have been involved in flying and, from the timing, his death would have been registered in Canada. As he is on the Runnymede Memorial, it seems likely that it happened at sea and he was buried at sea and there is no registration, but it ought have been recorded in the ship's log.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Daniel Randall (Jr) YOUNG R123735 7 BGS (RCAF) 1941-12-24 RCAF USA Kansas City (Green Lawn) Cemetery
    USA). (MB-837). (Dauphin/Manitoba) Death by carbon monoxide poisoning while home on leave - buried Hickman Mills/Missouri.

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    Deaths due to Enemy Air Raids


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Alexander DOIG 1059966 1941-01-25 RAFVR UK Anstruther New Cemetery
    Bomb attack St.Eval - 2125h; death registered Bodmin.


    Aircraftman 1st Class Kenneth HAMPSON 943310 1941-01-25 RAFVR UK Oswestry General Cemetery
    Bomb attack St.Eval.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Sidney MILLER 989853 1941-01-25 RAFVR UK Knottingley Cemetery
    Bomb attack St.Eval.


    Aircraftman 1st Class Harold Leslie JOLLY 976605 220 Sqdn 1941-01-26 RAFVR UK St. Eval Churchyard
    Bomb attack St.Eval 410125. (Died of wounds).


    Sergeant Arthur Harry MAY 365514 RAF Luqa 1941-01-28 RAF Malta Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery
    Buried Capuccini Naval Cem. Killed in an air raid.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Walter James KENNETT 1264378 1941-03-01 RAFVR UK Sellindge (St. Mary) Churchyard
    Killed by a bomb blast - death registered at Cruden.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Max RADSTONE 1375114 1941-03-08 RAFVR UK Willesden Jewish Cemetery
    Killed on active service; death registered Westminster/Central London. May have been killed visiting the Cafe de Paris in London when a bomb hit it;


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Joseph RAFER 1214117 1941-03-08 RAFVR UK Edmonton Federation Jewish Cemetery
    Killed on active service; death registered Westminster/Central London. May have been killed visiting the Cafe de Paris in London when a bomb hit it;


    Pilot Officer Robert Brook REDFERN 83453 1941-03-08 RAFVR UK Brookwood Military Cemetery
    Killed on active service; death registered Westminster/Central London. May have been killed visiting the Cafe de Paris in London when a bomb hit it;


    Flight Sergeant Geoffrey Maurice Campbell HIPKIN 223906 1941-04-01 RAF UK Warmwell (Holy Trinity) Churchyard
    (Age 43). Killed in air raid; death registered Dorchester.


    Aircraftman 1st Class Arthur Phillips DALE 955632 1941-04-01 RAFVR UK Northampton (Kingsthorpe) Cemetery
    Killed in air raid; death registered at Dorchester.


    Leading Aircraftman William Hugh Patrick MOREY 247689 1941-04-01 RAF UK Bridport Cemetery
    Killed in air raid; death registered Dorchester.


    Leading Aircraftman James Ernest OWEN R54870 402 Sqdn 1941-04-14 RCAF UK Scopwick Church Burial Ground
    MB-578). (Digby/Lincolnshire). Killed during an enemy bomb attack.


    Corporal Kenneth James McVICAR 4550 10 Sqdn RAAF 1941-04-16 RAAF UK Brookwood Military Cemetery
    RAAF). (Mount Batten/Devonshire). Killed during an enemy air raid while on leave in London.


    Leading Aircraftman John James GOLDING 6674 10 Sqdn RAAF 1941-04-16 RAAF UK Brookwood Military Cemetery
    RAAF). (Mount Batten/Devonshire). Killed during an enemy air raid while on leave in London.


    Sergeant Melvin Ernest McMURDO 9703 400 Sqdn 1941-04-17 RCAF UK Brookwood Military Cemetery
    RCAF) - (MB-509).(Odiham/Hampshire). Killed by a bomb explosion during an enemy raid on Kidbrooke, London.


    Corporal Joseph Keith TRUDEAU P188 1941-04-17 RCAF UK Brookwood Military Cemetery
    RCAF) - (MB-770). Enemy air raid on London 410416. Died of injuries 410417.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Charles MERISON 1292657 1941-04-19 RAFVR UK Manor Park Cemetery
    Killed in air raid; death registered Shoreditch/E.London.


    Leading Aircraftman Herbert Cecil HERMON 614311 1941-04-29 RAF Malta Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery
    (HQs RAF Mediterranean - later Air HQ Malta). Killed in air raid Ju 88s LG1. Buried Capuccini Naval Cem.


    Sergeant Ralph Norman TAPPER 528245 1941-04-29 RAF Malta Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery
    (HQs RAF Mediterranean - later Air HQ Malta). Killed in air raid Ju 88s LG1. Buried Capuccini Naval Cem.


    Flight Lieutenant Francis William Lionel C. BEAUMONT 74420 1941-05-06 RAF UK Liverpool (Kirkdale) Cemetery
    C. (Film producer and probably RAF Film Unit). On leave killed in an air raid alongside with his actress wife Mary Elizabeth Beaumont-Lawson.


    Leading Aircraftman Ivor MERCY 1001420 1941-05-11 RAFVR UK Risca (Danygraig) Cemetery
    (Age 27). Killed in air raid on Lympne; death registered Holborn.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Charles MARTIN 1101045 1941-05-12 RAFVR UK Manchester Southern Cemetery
    (St.Eval/Cornwall). Killed in an air raid on St.Eval airfield; death registered Bodmin.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class John Henry (Jack) NORBURY 1386292 1941-05-12 RAFVR UK Brookwood Military Cemetery
    (St.Eval/Cornwall). Killed in an air raid on St.Eval airfield; death registered Bodmin.


    Aircraftman 1st Class Alfred Arthur JARVIS 1253225 1941-05-12 RAFVR UK Great Bardfield (St. Mary) Churchyard
    (St.Eval/Cornwall). Killed in an air raid on St.Eval airfield; death registered Bodmin.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Arthur DALE 1206638 35 Sqdn 1941-05-15 RAFVR UK Birmingham (Witton) Cemetery
    (Halifax - Linton-on-Ouse/Yorkshire). Wounded in air raid Linton-on-Ouse 410512, died of wounds 410515.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Roger Lidstone PAIGE 1278671 1941-06-08 RAFVR UK Penzance Cemetery
    Was killed in an air raid on Penzance. His mother and several other civilians were killed during the same attack.


    Aircraftman 1st Class Claude HALL 1261255 1941-06-30 RAFVR UK Newport (Christchurch) Cemetery
    Killed in air bombing (parachuted land mines) at 12 Eveswell Street, Newport; his daughter Barbara Hall was killed in the same incident.


    Leading Aircraftman Percy Ernest FREEMAN 545216 1941-07-12 RAF UK South Benfleet (St. Mary) Churchyard
    Killed when Staverton aerodrome was bombed 1845 hrs; death registered Gloucester Rural.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class William YOUNG 1011932 1941-08-13 RAFVR UK Dodderhill (St. Augustine Of Canterbury) Churchyard
    (Age 29). Death registered at Cambridge; may have been killed in same air raid on Bassingbourn, although not mentioned by Chorley (AM7-65)..


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Victor Edwin CANTON 1286496 11 OTU 1941-08-13 RAFVR UK Bassingbourn Cum Kneesworth Cemetery
    - (AM7-65). (Bassingbourn/Cambridgeshire). Killed in an air raid.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Walter Joseph TALBOT 1010735 11 OTU 1941-08-13 RAFVR UK Nottingham Southern Cemetery
    (AM7-65). (Bassingbourn/Cambridgeshire). Killed in an air raid.


    Aircraftman 1st Class Walter MORLEY 1126340 11 OTU 1941-08-13 RAFVR UK Normanton Upper Cemetery
    (AM7-65). (Bassingbourn/Cambridgeshire). Killed in an air raid.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Albert Ernest WHEELER 1196237 11 OTU 1941-08-13 RAFVR UK Bassingbourn Cum Kneesworth Cemetery
    (AM7-65). (Bassingbourn/Cambridgeshire). Killed in an air raid.


    Aircraftman 1st Class Robert Wilson REID 1269254 11 OTU 1941-08-13 RAFVR UK Newcastle-Upon-Tyne (St. John's Westgate And Elswick) Cemetery
    (AM7-65). (Bassingbourn/Cambridgeshire). Killed in an air raid.


    Aircraftman 1st Class Francis Gordon PHILLIPS 1076249 11 OTU 1941-08-13 RAFVR UK Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery
    (AM7-65). (Bassingbourn/Cambridgeshire). Killed in an air raid.


    Aircraftman 1st Class George Sanders HILTON 1403363 11 OTU 1941-08-13 RAFVR UK Abram (St. John) Churchyard
    (AM7-65). (Bassingbourn/Cambridgeshire). Killed in an air raid.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class William McMAHON 1018010 11 OTU 1941-08-13 RAFVR UK Wallsend (Holy Cross) Cemetery
    AM7-65). (Bassingbourn/Cambridgeshire). Killed in an air raid.


    Aircraftman 1st Class David SMITH 1370935 11 OTU 1941-08-16 RAFVR UK Ballingry Cemetery
    AM7-65. (Bassingbourn/Cambridgeshire). Injured in air raid 410813; died of wounds 410816.


    Aircraftman 1st Class Raymond George ANDERSON 576378 1941-08-27 RAF UK Woolwich Cemetery
    Died of wounds received in air raid; death registered Epping/Essex.


    Aircraftman 1st Class Walter Francis HUNT 1376651 11 OTU 1941-08-28 RAFVR UK Billericay (Wickford) Cemetery
    AM7-65. (Bassingbourn/Cambridgeshire). Injured in an air raid 410813; died of wounds 410828.


    Leading Aircraftman Merrit Malone WYMAN R62140 7 SFTS 1941-10-01 RCAF Canada Saskatoon (Woodlawn) Cemetery
    (MB-494). (MacLeod/Alberta). Died when he was accidentally struck by a passenger train in the C.P.R. Freight yards at Ft. MacLeod - buried Edmonton/Alberta.


    Leading Aircraftman Archibald Miller BANKIER 1063826 113 Sqdn 1941-11-15 RAFVR Egypt Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery
    (Giarabub/Libya). Pres. Killed during an air raid. Buried Halfaya Sollum WC.


    Pilot Officer Desire Celestin Guillaume VERBRAECK 60279 11 Sqdn 1941-11-22 RAF Egypt Alamein Memorial
    (Belgium - alias J.P.T. ['Robbie'] ROBINSON). Killed LG.104 in air raid by Ju 88s of II./KG1). Initially buried along an airstrip at Derna; CWGC commemorated Column 285 of the Alamein Memorial.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Samuel Henry NOAKES 1456628 22 RC 1941-12-08 RAFVR UK Burwash Weald (St. Philip) Churchyard
    (Age 33). (Whitley Bay/Northumberland). Killed in air raid; death registered Northumberland South.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Arthur CRAVEN 1417519 22 RC 1941-12-08 RAFVR UK Nottingham Northern Cemetery
    (Age 33). (Whitley Bay/Northumberland). Killed in air raid; death registered Northumberland South.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Felix William WALTON 1456610 22 RC 1941-12-08 RAFVR UK Leiston Cemetery
    (Age 33). (Whitley Bay/Northumberland). Killed in air raid; death registered Northumberland South.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class George Glanville BAKER 1419915 22 RC 1941-12-08 RAFVR UK Narberth Cemetery
    (Age 33). (Whitley Bay/Northumberland). Killed in air raid; death registered Northumberland South.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Francis Gordon HASSALL 1489047 22 RC 1941-12-08 RAFVR UK Eccleston (St. Mary) Churchyard, Cheshire
    (Age 33). (Whitley Bay/Northumberland). Killed in air raid; death registered Northumberland South.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Leslie William YEA 1419775 22 RC 1941-12-08 RAFVR UK Hound (St. Mary) Churchyard Extension
    (Age 33). (Whitley Bay/Northumberland). Killed in air raid; death registered Northumberland South.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Desmond Leslie James EVANS 1419886 22 RC 1941-12-08 RAFVR UK Whitley Bay (Hartley South) Cemetery
    (Age 33). (Whitley Bay/Northumberland). Killed in air raid; death registered Northumberland South.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Kenneth Leonard MUSGROVE 1456819 22 RC 1941-12-08 RAFVR UK Southampton (Hollybrook) Cemetery
    (Age 33). (Whitley Bay/Northumberland). Killed in air raid; death registered Northumberland South.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Trevor George BEYNON 1419889 22 RC 1941-12-08 RAFVR UK Mountain Ash (Maesyrarian) Cemetery
    (Age 33). (Whitley Bay/Northumberland). Killed in air raid; death registered Northumberland South.


    Aircraftman 1st Class Alec Charles POPELEY 1101568 405 Sqdn 1941-12-08 RAFVR UK Peterborough (Eastfield) Cemetery
    Age 25). (Pocklington/Yorkshire). Death registered Northumberland/Central and may have been killed in an air raid.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Leonard Alfred ARNOLD 1412625 22 RC 1941-12-08 RAFVR UK Whitley Bay (Hartley South) Cemetery
    (Age 33). (Whitley Bay/Northumberland). Killed in air raid; death registered Northumberland South.


    Corporal Arthur Daniel BLYTH 530020 RAF Kalafrana 1941-12-30 RAF Malta Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery
    Killed in air raid; buried Capuccini Naval Cem.


    Aircraftman 1st Class Joseph PIROTTA 776890 RAF Kalafrana 1941-12-30 RAFVR Malta Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery
    Killed in air raid; buried Capuccini Naval Cem.


    Leading Aircraftman William John McNICOL 573027 RAF Kalafrana 1941-12-31 RAF Malta Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery
    Wounded in air raid 411230; died next day. Buried Capuccini Naval Cem.

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    Military Action, Naval Action and other Events

    Corporal James BYRNE 532696 SS Almeda Star 1941-01-17 RAF UK Runnymede Memorial
    S.S. 'Almeda Star' torpedoed 350 miles W of Isle of Lewis/Hebrides (Pos. 5816N:1340W) en route from Liverpool to River Plate with cargo and passengers by U96 (Fregattenkapitän Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock). Naval personnel on their way to RNAS HMS Goshawk, Piarco, Trinidad. 137 Crew, 29 Gunners and 194 passengers all died. (Pos.5816N-1340W).


    Corporal Gordon Wingrove HUNT 567614 SS Almeda Star 1941-01-17 RAF UK Runnymede Memorial
    S.S. 'Almeda Star' torpedoed 350 miles W of Isle of Lewis/Hebrides (Pos. 5816N:1340W) en route from Liverpool to River Plate with cargo and passengers by U96 (Fregattenkapitän Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock). Naval personnel on their way to RNAS HMS Goshawk, Piarco, Trinidad. 137 Crew, 29 Gunners and 194 passengers all died. (Pos.5816N-1340W).


    Aircraftman 1st Class John HORNSBY 960510 SS Almeda Star 1941-01-17 RAFVR UK Runnymede Memorial
    S.S. 'Almeda Star' torpedoed 350 miles W of Isle of Lewis/Hebrides (Pos. 5816N:1340W) en route from Liverpool to River Plate with cargo and passengers by U96 (Fregattenkapitän Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock). Naval personnel on their way to RNAS HMS Goshawk, Piarco, Trinidad. 137 Crew, 29 Gunners and 194 passengers all died. (Pos.5816N-1340W).


    Corporal Frank William BUTLER 529750 SS Almeda Star 1941-01-17 RAF UK Runnymede Memorial
    S.S. 'Almeda Star' torpedoed 350 miles W of Isle of Lewis/Hebrides (Pos. 5816N:1340W) en route from Liverpool to River Plate with cargo and passengers by U96 (Fregattenkapitän Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock). Naval personnel on their way to RNAS HMS Goshawk, Piarco, Trinidad. 137 Crew, 29 Gunners and 194 passengers all died. (Pos.5816N-1340W).


    Aircraftman 1st Class David SMITH R56916 EAC HQ 1941-03-15 RCAF Canada Winnipeg (Brookside) Cemetery
    (MB-703). (Halifax/Nova Scotia). Died while in the Victoria General Hospital at Halifax of a knife wound received from an assailant who was later arrested - buried Winnipeg/Manitoba.


    Squadron Leader Ronald James BENNETT 29199 202 Grp HQ 1941-04-12 RAF Libya Tobruk War Cemetery
    Nw.Zealand) - AQ1-116. (Heliopolis/Egypt). Killed by light enemy shell fire outside the perimeter of Tobruk during a German assault on Tobruk. Buried at Tobruk WC.


    Lieutenant James Drummond LAWRIE 47843 1941-04-13 SAAF Kenya Nairobi War Cemetery
    SAAF). (GX-399). Murdered by native in Sudan; buried Nairobi WC.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Tobias TATTENBAUM 774021 53 RSU 1941-04-24 RAFVR Greece Phaleron War Cemetery
    (Age 20). Reported 'Missing' in Casualty Communiqué Nr. 71 Flight 410626 page 435; buried Phaleron WC.


    Wing Commander Archibald Graham WEIR 3098 SS Nerissa 1941-04-30 RAF Ireland, Republic of Kilcommon Erris Church Of Ireland Churchyard
    SS Nerissa en route from Halifax/Canada to Liverpool was sunk by U-552 (Kptlt Erich Topp) off St.Kilda (pos. 5557N:1008W) - 207 (83 crew - 124 pass) were killed - 80 (29 crew - 51 pass.) survived. (http://www.nationallife.com/public/h...y_collings.asp).


    Aircraftman 1st Class Kenneth George ABBOTT 651897 30 Sqdn 1941-05-20 RAF Egypt Alamein Memorial
    (GZ-289). (Maleme/Crete). Casualty defending Maleme airfield; invasion Crete commenced on 410520 (Op. Mercury); aircraft moved from Maleme to Amriya/Egypt 410516.


    Sergeant Maxwell HOYES 561167 30 Sqdn 1941-05-20 RAF Egypt Alamein Memorial
    (GZ-289). Refer to Ac1 K.G. ABBOTT. .Casualty defending Maleme airfield; invasion Crete commenced on 410520 (Op. Mercury); aircraft moved from Maleme to Amriya/Egypt 410516.


    Leading Aircraftman Denziel Jonah THOMAS 651354 30 Sqdn 1941-05-20 RAF Egypt Alamein Memorial
    (GZ-289). Refer to Ac1 K.G. ABBOTT. .Casualty defending Maleme airfield; invasion Crete commenced on 410520 (Op. Mercury); aircraft moved from Maleme to Amriya/Egypt 410516.


    Corporal Frank Thomas WILLIAMS 365037 30 Sqdn 1941-05-20 RAF Egypt Alamein Memorial
    (GZ-289). Refer to Ac1 K.G. ABBOTT. .Casualty defending Maleme airfield; invasion Crete commenced on 410520 (Op. Mercury); aircraft moved from Maleme to Amriya/Egypt 410516.


    Leading Aircraftman Albert STEWART 521630 30 Sqdn 1941-05-20 RAFVR Egypt Alamein Memorial
    (GZ-289). Refer to Ac1 K.G. ABBOTT. .Casualty defending Maleme airfield; invasion Crete commenced on 410520 (Op. Mercury); aircraft moved from Maleme to Amriya/Egypt 410516.


    Leading Aircraftman Henry Frederick BETTS 548425 30 Sqdn 1941-05-20 RAF Egypt Alamein Memorial
    (GZ-289). Refer to Ac1 K.G. ABBOTT. .Casualty defending Maleme airfield; invasion Crete commenced on 410520 (Op. Mercury); aircraft moved from Maleme to Amriya/Egypt 410516.


    Aircraftman 1st Class Mervyn Sidney GOODHAND 749664 30 Sqdn 1941-05-20 RAFVR Egypt Alamein Memorial
    (GZ-289). Refer to Ac1 K.G. ABBOTT. .Casualty defending Maleme airfield; invasion Crete commenced on 410520 (Op. Mercury); aircraft moved from Maleme to Amriya/Egypt 410516.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class William Percival HUTCHINSON 983217 33 Sqdn 1941-05-20 RAFVR Egypt Alamein Memorial
    (GZ-289). Refer to Ac1 K.G. ABBOTT. .Casualty defending Maleme airfield; invasion Crete commenced on 410520 (Op. Mercury); aircraft moved from Maleme to Amriya/Egypt 410516.


    Leading Aircraftman Ronald George STONE 545906 33 Sqdn 1941-05-21 RAF Egypt Alamein Memorial
    (GZ-289). Refer to Ac1 K.G. ABBOTT. .Casualty defending Maleme airfield; invasion Crete commenced on 410520 (Op. Mercury); aircraft moved from Maleme to Amriya/Egypt 410516.


    Corporal Andrew Brown GILLAN 549579 30 Sqdn 1941-05-23 RAF Greece Suda Bay War Cemetery
    (GZ-289). (Maleme/Crete). Casualty defending Maleme airfield; invasion Crete commenced 410520 (Op. Mercury); aircraft moved from Maleme to Amriya/Egypt, 410516; buried Suda Bay WC.


    Aircraftman 1st Class Norman DICKINSON 615811 72 Sqdn 1941-07-05 RAF UK Runnymede Memorial
    HMT Anselm


    Pilot Officer Frank John KRUSZYNSKI 107949 SS Fort Richepanse 1941-09-03 RAFVR Canada Ottawa Memorial
    USA). (MB-846). On board of the unescorted MV Fort Richepanse (Master Charles Draper) en route from Montreal to the UK, torpedoed 20.42h hrs 450 nautical miles NW off Bloody Foreland, W of Ireland by the German submarine 'U-567' . 35 Crew and 5 passengers lost (Lac R.A.G. CLEAVE ?).


    Pilot Officer John Richard COX 107946 SS Fort Richepanse 1941-09-03 RAFVR Canada Ottawa Memorial
    USA). (MB-846). On board of the unescorted MV Fort Richepanse (Master Charles Draper) en route from Montreal to the UK, torpedoed 20.42h hrs 450 nautical miles NW off Bloody Foreland, W of Ireland by the German submarine 'U-567' . 35 Crew and 5 passengers lost (Lac R.A.G. CLEAVE ?).


    Pilot Officer Harry Hilts HAY 107948 SS Fort Richepanse 1941-09-03 RAFVR Canada Ottawa Memorial
    USA). (MB-846). On board of the unescorted MV Fort Richepanse (Master Charles Draper) en route from Montreal to the UK, torpedoed 20.42h hrs 450 nautical miles NW off Bloody Foreland, W of Ireland by the German submarine 'U-567' . 35 Crew and 5 passengers lost (Lac R.A.G. CLEAVE ?).


    Pilot Officer William Mather BISHOP 107947 SS Fort Richepanse 1941-09-03 RAFVR Canada Ottawa Memorial
    USA). (MB-846). On board of the unescorted MV Fort Richepanse (Master Charles Draper) en route from Montreal to the UK, torpedoed 20.42h hrs 450 nautical miles NW off Bloody Foreland, W of Ireland by the German submarine 'U-567' . 35 Crew and 5 passengers lost (Lac R.A.G. CLEAVE ?).


    Corporal Desmond Mary GRANT 539570 1941-09-20 RAF Germany Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
    N.Ireland). Buried in the Berlin War Cemetery, believed to be taken prisoner of war at Crete..


    Leading Aircraftman Robert Wilberforce HORSFIELD 645745 HMS Argus 1941-10-26 RAF UK Greenock Cemetery
    Canada) - (MB-336). Killed when HMS Argus was sunk.


    Sergeant Robert Albert BISHOP R74699 SS Shantung 1941-12-25 RCAF UK Runnymede Memorial
    (MB-53). Lost at sea when the merchantman S.S. Shantung caught fire and was abandoned; crew rescued by a passing neutral ship and hulk later bombed and sunk by coastal aircraft.

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    Natural Causes and Hospital Deaths - Part 1


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Clifford Austen CROWLE 1179313 1941-01-09 RAFVR UK Plymouth City Crematorium
    1 Wing - Winslow/Cheshire). Died in the Station Sick Quarters of a serious illness.


    Leading Aircraftman Donald Leighton POEGAL R79931 1 MD 1941-01-09 RCAF Canada Toronto (Prospect) Cemetery
    (MB-608). (Toronto/Ontario). Death by natural causes while in the Riverdale Isolation Hospital, Toronto - buried Toronto,


    Pilot Officer Charles Henry BUTLER 82887 1941-01-16 RAFVR UK Putney Vale Cemetery And Crematorium
    DSO - DSC. Died of natural causes.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Cornelis BAAY R77721 1941-01-25 RCAF Canada Calgary (St. Mary's) Cemetery
    (Ned). (MB-25). Death by natural causes - buried Calgary/Alberta.


    Pilot Officer Ian Riach CURRIE 85944 261 Sqdn 1941-01-30 RAFVR Malta Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery
    (Ta'Qali/Malta). Died of cerebral malaria - buried Capuccini Naval Cem.


    Aircraftman 1st Class Norman STYNE R56981 2 SFTS (RCAF) 1941-01-31 RCAF Canada Winnipeg (Elmwood) Cemetery
    (MB-737). (Uplands/Ontario). Died of natural causes while in the General Hospital at Winnipeg/Manitoba; reported sick while at #2 SFTS Uplands and was posted to #2 Training Command/Winnipeg for purposes of discharge - buried Winnipeg/Manitoba.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class John Yates VARLEY 1061417 1941-02-04 RAFVR UK Tunstall (St. John The Baptist) Churchyard, Lancashire
    USA). Died of a heart condition at the Northern Infirmary, Inverness.


    Leading Aircraftman John George LAWRENCE 636729 2 SOAC 1941-02-06 RAF UK Exeter Higher Cemetery
    (2 School of Army Cooperation - Andover/Hampshire). Died of a serious illness in a hospital at Newbury.


    Leading Aircraftman Edward Brandon CREMER R85226 1 MD 1941-02-17 RCAF Canada Glenavon Cemetery
    (MB-152). (Toronto/Ontario). Death by natural causes while on embarkation leave - buried Glenavon/Saskatchewan.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class John Keir OWEN R72816 1 MD 1941-02-19 RCAF Canada Malpeque (The People's) Cemetery
    (MB-578). (Toronto/Ontario). Death by natural causes while in the Riverdale Isolation Hospital - buried Malpeque/Prince Edward Island.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Paul Joseph FERGUSSON R84299 1 MD 1941-02-22 RCAF Canada Cambridge (St. Patrick's) Cemetery
    (MB-225). (Toronto/Ontario). Death by natural causes whilst in the Riverdale Isolation Hospital, Toronto - buried Galt/Ontario.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class William Soulsby WHITFIELD R91108 1 MD 1941-02-22 RCAF Canada Toronto (St. John's Norway) Cemetery
    (MB-810). (Toronto/Ontario). Death by natural causes while in the Christie Street Hospital at Toronto - buried Toronto/Ontario.


    Aircraftman 1st Class Leonard Henry HOLMES 865135 934 Balloon Sqdn 1941-02-26 RAF AAF UK Plymouth (Efford) Cemetery
    (Age 41). (13 BC - Plymouth/Devonshire). Died of natural causes.


    Flight Lieutenant Sedgebert Herschel JOELSON 72685 1941-03-23 RAFVR UK Torquay Cemetery And Extension
    (Age 45). (Fighter Command HQs [Bentley Priory] - Stanmore/Middlesex). Died of Coronary Trombosis.


    Leading Aircraftman Arthur QUARMBY 936508 1941-03-23 RAFVR UK Leeds (Harehills) Cemetery
    Died following a short illness after developing leukaemia, probably as a result of applying analine dye to aircraft.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Donald Willard TOURTILLOTTE R84890 1 MD 1941-03-27 RCAF Canada St. Stephen Rural Cemetery, Charlotte County
    (MB-766). (Toronto/Ontario). Death by natural causes while in the Christie Street Hospital, Toronto - buried St.Stephen/New Brunswick.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Duncan Cedric CAMERON R82457 1941-04-03 RCAF Canada Carleton Place United Cemeteries
    (MB-98). Died of natural causes while in the Station Hospital at St.Thomas/Ontario - buried Carleton Place/Ontario.


    Flight Sergeant Christopher Howard GREEN R412 3 SFTS (RCAF) 1941-04-04 RCAF Canada Edmonton (Beechmount) Cemetery
    (MB-280). (Calgary/Alberta). Death by natural causes while in the Colonel Belcher Hospital/Calgary - buried Edmonton/Alberta.


    Corporal John William BEEVOR 518096 1941-04-15 RAF South Africa Pietermaritzburg (Fort Napier) Cemetery
    GX-435). Ex. Far East. Died of tropical disease - buried Pietermaritzburg (Fort Napier) Cem., Kwazula/Natal.


    Honorary Flight Lieutenant The Rev. Andrew Gordon RINTOUL C3455 1 MD 1941-04-17 RCAF Canada Toronto (Mount Pleasant) Cemetery
    (MB-644). (Toronto/Ontario). Death by natural causes - buried Toronto/Ontario.


    Flight Sergeant Elmer Gerald STODDARD 1025 6 RD 1941-04-29 RCAF Canada Halifax (Fort Massey) Cemetery
    Canada). (MB-732). (Trenton/Ontario). Death by natural causes - buried Halifax/Nova Scotia.


    Squadron Leader Conrad Bertie LOCHNER 75431 1941-05-10 RAFVR UK Torquay Cemetery And Extension
    MC. Died of a serious illness in the Torquay Hospital.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Emerson Addison PARKER R62706 1 TTS (RCAF) 1941-05-23 RCAF Canada Sawyerville (Maple Leaf) Cemetery
    (MB-583). (St.Thomas/Ontario). Died of natural causes while in the Victoria Hospital, Montreal/Quebec - buried Sawyerville/Quebec.


    Sergeant George Arthur PYKE 402022 1941-05-24 RAAF Israel and Palestine (including Gaza) Ramleh War Cemetery
    (RAAF). Died of Acute Peritonitis; buried Ramleh WC.


    Pilot Officer Daniel McDANIEL 406009 39 Sqdn 1941-05-28 RAAF Egypt Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery
    RAAF). (Wadi Natrun/Egypt). Admitted hospital seriously ill 410524; died 410528 of appendicitis in 19th Gen. Hosp.; buried Ismailia WMC.


    Aircraftman 1st Class Walter James George CHALCROFT R59826 3 BGS (RCAF) 1941-06-07 RCAF Canada Winnipeg (Brookside) Cemetery
    (MB-113). (Macdonald/Manitoba). Death by natural causes while on leave - buried Winnipeg/Mantitoba.


    Leading Aircraftman Arthur George DICKINSON R81991 1 WS 1941-06-22 RCAF Canada Ottawa Notre Dame Cemetery
    (MB-181). (Montreal/Quebec). Death by natural causes while in the Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal/Quebec - buried Ottawa/Ontario.


    Sergeant Philip Gordon JAMES 517265 10 MU 1941-06-26 RAF UK Trevenson Churchyard
    (Hullavington/Wiltshire). Died of natural causes in the Hullavington Hospital.


    Leading Aircraftman Albert Edward PHELPS 1157172 1941-06-28 RAFVR UK Tetbury (St. Saviour) Churchyard
    Died of natural causes; death registered Forres/Morayshire (near RAF Kinloss).


    Flying Officer Noel Murray PEARSON 83047 1941-06-30 RAFVR UK Plymouth City Crematorium
    MC. (Age 57). Died of natural causes in the RAF Officers Hospital at Torquay. (Panel 5).


    Sergeant Douglas HONE 1035 400 Sqdn 1941-07-05 RCAF UK Brookwood Military Cemetery
    RCAF) - (MB-333). (Odiham - Hampshire). Death by natural causes while in the Canadian General Hospital at Bramsholt.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Vincent Lee COLLING R84438 1 TTS (RCAF) 1941-07-17 RCAF Canada Port Robinson (Immaculate Conception) Cemetery
    (MB-133). (1 Technical Training School - St.Thomas/Ontario). Death by natural causes while at St.Thomas - buried Port Robinson/Ontario.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Arthur William DEAVY R111539 1 MD 1941-07-23 RCAF Canada Ottawa (Pinecrest) Cemetery
    (MB-175). (Toronto/Ontario). Death by natural causes while in the Civic Hospital at Ottawa - buried Ottawa/Ontario.

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    Pilot Officer Hubert Bryce LOVE C5447 7 SFTS (RCAF) 1941-08-08 RCAF Canada Calgary (Burnsland) Cemetery
    (MB-434). (Macleod/Alberta). Death by natural causes while in the station hospital at Macleod - buried Calgary/Alberta.


    Sergeant John Francis COLLATON 10505 1 TC 1941-08-14 RCAF Canada Toronto (Mount Hope) Cemetery
    (MB-133). (Toronto/Ontario). Death by natural causes while in the Christie Street Hospital at Toronto - buried Toronto.


    Aircraftman 1st Class Douglas John BUCKLE 14938 1941-08-27 RAAF Iceland Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery
    RAAF). RAAF Overseas Hq, attached RAF. Died of illness; buried Reykjavik/Fossvogur Cem.


    Leading Aircraftman Edward Victor GRIMBLE 961875 1941-08-28 RAFVR UK Exeter Higher Cemetery
    Exeter/Devonshire). Died of illness in the Royal Devon-and-Exeter Hospital.


    Leading Aircraftman Harry Louis AXLER R97458 1941-09-10 RCAF Canada Toronto (Amalgamated Dawes Road) Cemetery
    (MB-23). Death by natural causes - buried at Toronto.


    Aircraftman 1st Class John Harold MAXWELL 1063559 968 Balloon Sqdn 1941-09-15 RAFVR UK Kircubbin Presbyterian Churchyard
    (N.Ireland). (Oakleigh House, Ormeau Park, Ravenhill Rd, Belfast). Died at Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Cecil Baden Powell BRUEGEMAN R127546 1941-09-15 RCAF Canada Chesley Cemetery
    (MB-82). Death by natural causes while on a train at Kenora/Ontario - buried Chesley/Ontario.


    Sergeant George RADFORD 326514 1941-09-17 RAF UK Dundee Eastern Necropolis
    (Age 38). Died of natural causes in hospital at Monifieth/Angusshire.


    Squadron Leader Charles Duncan Bremner GREEN C1336 5 SFTS (RCAF) 1941-10-03 RCAF Canada Toronto (Mount Pleasant) Cemetery
    - DFC-WW1. (MB-280). (Brantford/Ontario). Died while in the Military Hospital, Toronto/Ontario - buried Toronto.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Alfred Aaron HOYLE R105436 3 MD 1941-10-08 RCAF Canada New Liskeard Pioneer Public Cemetery
    (MB-340). (Edmonton/Alberta). Died of natural causes while in the University Hospital, Edmonton - buried New Liskeard/Ontario.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Joseph Marcel Lionel ARBOUR R66847 1941-10-10 RCAF Canada Granby (Mgr Pelletier) Roman Catholic Cemetery
    (MB-15). Death by natural causes while at Trenton/Ontario - buried at Granby/Quebec.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class James Campbell DAVIE R96442 1 ITS (RCAF) 1941-10-16 RCAF Canada Kingston (Cataraqui) Cemetery
    USA). (MB-169). (Initial Training School-Toronto/Ontario). Death by natural causes whilst in the Christie Street Hospital, Toronto - buried Colorade/USA.


    Pilot Officer Richard Maurice Wilfrid GOSNELL J5110 41 OTU 1941-10-17 RCAF UK Rosskeen Parish Churchyard Extensions (Or Burial Ground)
    (RCAF) - (MB-272). Died by natural causes while in the Hospital at Rosshire/Scotland.


    Sergeant Ross Walker DAVIDSON 403126 11 PDRC 1941-10-24 RAAF UK East Kilbride Cemetery
    RAAF). Died of illness.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class William James FINDLEY R135526 5 MD 1941-10-28 RCAF Canada Richmond (St. Paul's) United Church Cemetery
    (MB-228). (Valcatier/Quebec). Died of natural causes while in the RCAF Hospital at Valcatier - buried Richmond/Ontario.


    Aircraftman 1st Class Sidney GAWTHROUP 1064089 1941-11-01 RAFVR UK Tadcaster Cemetery
    Died of pneumonia; death registered Newcastle-on-Tyne/Northumberland


    Aircraftwoman 2nd Class Kathleen May THRESHIE 882841 1941-11-17 WAAF UK Nottingham Southern Cemetery
    Died of natural causes in RAF Bridgenorth Hospital; death registered Bridgenorth/Shropshire.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Nigel Somerled ARMSTRONG R103834 16 SFTS (RCAF) 1941-11-20 RCAF Canada Nanton Cemetery
    (MB-18). (Hagersville/Ontario). Death by natural causes while at Hamilton/Ontario - buried Nanton/Alberta.


    Flight Lieutenant George Christopher CHALLIS 83165 4 AOS 1941-11-23 RAFVR UK Buchanan Churchyard Extension
    Croix de Guerre. (Age 53). Died of natural causes in the Buchanan Military Hospital.


    Aircraftman 1st Class George Charles BRUNTON 619702 1941-11-25 RAF Egypt Alamein Memorial
    (Age 21). Died on board of a hospital ship.


    Sergeant Douglas Ewing McAULEY R78095 2 MD 1941-11-28 RCAF Canada Winnipeg (Elmwood) Cemetery
    (MB-477). (Brandon/Manitoba). Died of natural causes while in the King George Hospital, Winnipeg/Manitoba - buried Winnipeg.


    Corporal George Bletcher EASTLAND R92875 3 TC 1941-12-06 RCAF Canada Calgary (Burnsland) Cemetery
    (MB-206). (Montreal/Quebec). Death by natural causes - buried Calgary/Alberta.


    Flight Sergeant Gordon Clinkskill BAILEY R72074 94 Sqdn 1941-12-12 RCAF Egypt El Alamein War Cemetery
    (MB-26). Death by natural causes - buried El Alamein WC.


    Flying Officer William Geoffrey MONKHOUSE C2065 4 SFTS 1941-12-12 RCAF Canada Winnipeg (Elmwood) Cemetery
    (MB-531). (Saskatoon/Saskatchewan). Death by natural causes while in the #4 SFTS station hospital - buried Winnipeg/Manitoba.


    Leading Aircraftman Charles William MITCHELL R63794 5 SFTS (RCAF) 1941-12-12 RCAF Canada London (Mount Pleasant) Cemetery
    (MB-527). (Brantford/Ontario). Death by natural causes while in the Military Hospital Toronto/Ontario - buried London/Ontario.


    Aircraftman 1st Class Fred MASON 990472 77 Sqdn 1941-12-17 RAFVR UK Leeds (New Wortley) Cemetery
    (Leeming/Yorkshire). Died of influenza and nasal haemorrhage.


    Leading Aircraftman Duncan Ewart BRECK R85985 1941-12-17 RCAF Canada Hampton Union Cemetery
    (MB-71). Death by natural causes - buried Hampton/Ontario.


    Sergeant Thomas CLARKE 341491 RAF Luqa 1941-12-18 RAF Malta Imtarfa Military Cemetery
    Probably died in #90 Mil. Hosp Imtarfa, cause of death not known. Buried Imtarfa Mil. Cem.


    Sergeant Arthur Cyril DARRELL R71644 78 Sqdn 1941-12-22 RCAF UK Northallerton Cemetery
    RCAF) - (MB-166). (Whitley - Croft/Yorkshire). Died of natural causes while in the Hospital at Northallerton/Yorkshire.


    Corporal William Howard Edgar LEACH 7719 13 SFTS (RCAF) 1941-12-22 RCAF Canada Kemptville (St. James) Cemetery
    (Canada). (St.Hubert/Quebec). Died of natural causes - buried Kemptville/Ontario.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Lindsay Lester LONG R142212 3 MD 1941-12-26 RCAF Canada Wishart (Round Plain) Cemetery
    (MB-432). (Edmonton/Alberta). Death by natural causes while in the University hopspital, Edmonton/Alberta - buried Wishart/Saskatchewan.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Albert Feeney GILLAP R145730 1 MD 1941-12-29 RCAF Canada Dunnville (Riverside) Cemetery
    (MB-263). (Toronto/Ontario). Death by natural causes while on parade - buried Dunnville/O)ntario.

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    Henk's Files - Suicides

    First Officer Ivan Christian RANDRUP 1941-01-29 Air Transport Auxiliary UK Fettercairn Cemetery
    Denmark). Died as a result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at 44 MU - RAF Edzell/Kinkardineshire.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Alec Frederick PRIOR 1357325 1941-04-15 RAFVR UK Pembrey (St. Illtyd) Churchyard
    Committed suicide being on leave in Shrewsbury; death registered Shrewsbury.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Joseph LUSK 1367063 1941-07-25 RAFVR UK High Blantyre Cemetery
    (Age 34). Committed suicide at the Douglas Hotel, Inverness (asphyxia and strangulation).


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Roderick John Murray MACDONALD 1023150 1941-12-11 RAFVR Malta Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery
    (Dingli/Malta). Found dead Lascaris Ditch, Valletta; presumed committed suicide. Buried Capuccini Naval Cem.

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    Sergeant William John Cunliffe THOMPSON 979917 94 Sqdn 1941-12-11 RAFVR Libya Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma
    (Hurricane - LG.124-Madalena/Esc Scegga, Libya). Buried Acroma/Knightsbridge WC. Sqn lost BD856 and BD889.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Alfred John WATKINS 960900 120 Sqdn 1941-07-22 RAFVR UK Birmingham (Witton) Cemetery
    (Liberator - Ballykelly/County of Londonderry). Fatal accident while driving a tractor on duty on the perimeter track


    Sergeant Charles Morris WESSON 902548 229 Sqdn 1941-11-28 RAFVR Egypt El Alamein War Cemetery
    (Hurricane - LG.123 - Maddalena 3/Libya). Buried El Alamein WC.


    Sergeant Arthur Leslie BOYDE 915145 229 Sqdn 1941-11-21 RAFVR Egypt Alamein Memorial
    (Hurricane - LG.123 - Maddalena III/Libya).


    Pilot Officer John Roger STIDEFORD 104417 229 Sqdn 1941-11-23 RAFVR Egypt Alamein Memorial
    (Hurricane - LG.123 - Maddalena III/Libya).


    Flying Officer Ralph Edward SELLAR 85275 238 Sqdn 1941-11-23 RAF Egypt Alamein Memorial
    (Hurricane - LG.123 - Maddalena III/Libya).


    Flying Officer James Howard BAKER 84946 272 Sqdn 1941-12-23 RAFVR Egypt Alamein Memorial
    (Beaufighter - Idku/Egypt).


    Flight Sergeant Edwin Stewart FENDER 939536 272 Sqdn 1941-12-23 RAFVR Egypt Alamein Memorial
    (Beaufighter - Idku/Egypt).


    Pilot Officer Anthony Richard PORTER 65529 451 Sqdn 1941-12-06 RAFVR Egypt Alamein Memorial
    (Hurricane - Sidi Azeiz/Egypt). Missing on tactical reconnaissance of El Dudo area.


    Second Lieutenant J Macr BARCLAY 47304 1 Sqdn SAAF 1941-12-17 SAAF Egypt Alamein Memorial
    cR. (SAAF). (GX-261/402). (Hurricane - Sidi Rezegh/Libya).


    Flying Officer Alexander Gordon CROCKETT 42302 33 Sqdn 1941-09-09 RAF Egypt Alamein Memorial
    (Hurricane - Sidi Haneish/Egypt). Sqn lost Z4054 and Z4547 on convoy patrol and patrol Tobruk). Mentioned in GZ-289 as 30 sqn.


    Pilot Officer Laurence Rupert MARSHALL 64921 33 Sqdn 1941-09-17 RAFVR Egypt Cairo War Memorial Cemetery
    (Hurricane - Gerawla/Egypt). Died of wounds or injuries received on active service; buried Cairo WMC. Shot down on 15th on Hurricane Z4503. Died of injuries two days later


    Flight Lieutenant Peter Sherriff CHARLES 41826 33 Sqdn 1941-12-16 RAFVR Libya Benghazi War Cemetery
    (Hurricane - LG.125/Libya). Missing in action; buried Benghazi WC. Hurricane Z4842 SOC as lost in ME 411216.


    Sergeant Leslie Kenneth PURROTT 967979 37 Sqdn 1941-04-08 RAFVR Greece Phaleron War Cemetery
    Wounded in legs and arm when a flak shell hit the front turret of Wellington W5622 410406 on a raid to the marshalling yards of Sofia, Bulgaria; died in hospital Menidi/Greece; buried Phaleron WC.


    Flight Lieutenant James Julius Frederick Henry BANDINEL 74326 260 Sqdn 1941-12-14 RAFVR Egypt Alamein Memorial
    H. (Hurricane - Sidi Rezegh/Libya). Air Britain: Hurricane IIa [ex Mk.I V7234] lost ME 411214.


    Squadron Leader Charles Ainsworth WOOD 37030 258 Sqdn 1941-08-30 RAF UK Runnymede Memorial
    (Hurricane - Martlesham Heath/Suffolk). Hurricane IIa coded 'V' took off 07.50h convoy escort off Aldeburgh - crashed into sea 9 miles east off Orfordness - 08.30h..


    Captain Albert Edward KLETTE 103001 41 Sqdn SAAF 1941-01-22 SAAF Kenya Nairobi War Cemetery
    SAAF). (GX-36/399). Killed whilst flying a Hartbees aircraft; serial not known; buried Nairobi WC.


    Flight Sergeant Cyril Alexander DE BRUIN 47920 41 Sqdn SAAF 1941-01-22 SAAF Kenya Nairobi War Cemetery
    SAAF). (GX-36/399). Killed whilst flying a Hartbees aircraft; serial not known; buried Nairobi WC.


    Leading Aircraftman Kenneth TUFFIN 1191057 5 EFTS 1941-05-02 RAFVR UK Shaftesbury Borough Cemetery
    Died of wounds or injuries received on active service; death registered Stoke. Aircraft (may have been a Magister) crashed at Groundslow Farm, SW of Meir; pilot injured and died of wounds.


    Air Mechanic Geoffrey ADAMSON 99384 1941-02-23 SAAF South Africa Johannesburg (Brixton) Cemetery
    SAAF). (GX-399). Killed when aircraft hit bungalow at Bloemfontein; buried Johannesburg/Brixton Cem.


    Flying Officer William John HAWES C3503 7 SFTS (RCAF) 1941-05-13 RCAF Canada Vancouver (Mountain View) Cemetery
    (McLeod/Alberta). Killed while on leave of absence when practicing advanced aerobatics in a civilian aircraft; crashed just off the shore at Beach Grove/B.C. - buried Vanvouver/B.C.

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    Air Sergeant Sidney W BOWLEY 103682 RAF Bulawayo, 1941-07-17
    Air Sergeant Cecil John ADAMS 21449 RAF Bulawayo, 1941-07-17

    BOWLEY, Sergeant, Sidney William SAAF, (103682V), Pilot under training. 22 SFTS, RATG, Thornhill, Rhodesia.

    ADAMS, Air Sergeant, Cecil John SAAF, (21449V), Pilot under training. 22 SFTS, RATG, Thornhill, Rhodesia.

    Killed whilst flying, Harvard I N7171. Flew into the ground 11 miles east of Schikwe during unauthorised low flying while on an instrument training flight, 17-07-1941.

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