FAA in home waters
May 1945

4 - Swordfish III - 705 Sqn - NS134.
PO. R.G.Brown; S/Lt. J. E. Parke's, both Killed.

4 - Avenger I - 846 Sqn - JZ217.
Lt. F. J. Gahan; S/Lt. A. D. H. Elder & LA. P. B. Mansfield, all Killed.

4 - Wildcat VI - 882 Sqn - JV809.
Lt. H. Morrison RNZN, Killed.

12 - Avenger II - 763 Sqn JZ471.
S/Lt. F. M. Hughes; S/Lt. G. A. McQuater & LA. S. A. Palmer, all Killed.

15 - Hellcat II - 12 FU - JX845.
F/O. L. E. Nixon RAF, Killed.

15 - Reliant I - 787 Sqn - FL158.
Lt. H. Hadfield-Langdon & RAF F/Sgt both Killed. I could only find F/Sgt . W.C.Ralphs 938747 RAFVR .

18 - Barracuda III - 827 Sqn - PM717.
PO. G. F. E. C. Leigh & LA. E. F. Randle , both Killed.

19 - Seafire III - 709 Sqn - NF564.
Lt. J. A. Grogan RCN, Killed.

22 - Seafire III - 761 Sqn - PR117.
S/Lt. R. D. Langeland, Killed.

23 - Seafire III - 718 Sqn - NF546.
S/Lt. T. P. Hawker, OK.

23 - Seafire III - 718 Sqn - RX219.
Lt. O. R. Goodwin, Killed.

24 - Firefly FR.1 - 1790 Sqn - DK443.
S/Lt. E. B. A. Everett, OK. Observer S/Lt. P. Varies, Killed.

24 - Firefly FR.1 - 1790 Sqn - MB498.
Lt. P. A. Toynbee, OK.

25 - Corsair III - 759 Sqn - JS692.
MiD, J. O. McDonald, DoI.

26 - Firefly F.1 - 766 Sqn - DK448.
S/Lt. I. A. C. Jamieson, S/Lt. T. Gaiter both Killed.

26 - Firefly NF.II - 798 Sqn - Z2057.
S/Lt. R.O.S. Stamper, Killed.

27 - Seafire III - 761 Sqn - NN516.
MiD. W. I. Owen, Killed.

This was the month that the war in Europe ended. I will end the thread unless members would like it continued.

Alex