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RAF and Commonwealth Air Forces Roll of Honour - The Unaccounted Airmen Project

122,434 casualty records in this database.
116,260 records (94.96%) are "Accounted for".
99,740 are aviation. 16,520 are non-aviation deaths.
6,174 are still unaccounted.
39 records have photographs

This is a database of all commonwealth airforces casualities in the Second World War. The primary data is taken from the CWGC site, and has been 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 site 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. Click on Surname to see more details, and sources.

The data continously feeds into some Graphical Charts : View some of the charts here

By year of death : 1939 | 1940 | 1941 | 1942 | 1943 | 1944 | 1945 | 1946 | 1947

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Your current query terms 1939-10-31 returns 8 records, 8 records (100.00%) have circumstances of death. 0 records (0.00%) do not have details.

For additional details around the circumstances of some of the casualities, Check the "Unaccounted Airmen" thread at 391031 - Unaccounted Airmen - 31-10-1939
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Leading AircraftmanJames Rodgers BANKS (811104)  More Details 1939-10-31 United KingdomLiverpool (Allerton) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassWilliam Walter HUTT (646068)  Forum Post 1939-10-31 United KingdomChelmsford (Writtle Road) Ceme
Flying OfficerDennis Richard Dale GREEN (33189) Pilot Anson I N5158  Forum Post 1939-10-31108 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomCaversfield (St. Laurence) Chu
Pilot OfficerJames Doan CODY (40366) Pilot Anson I N5177  Forum Post 1939-10-31108 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomCaversfield (St. Laurence) Chu
Pilot OfficerRobert Ernest COX (41670) Pilot Anson I N5177  Forum Post 1939-10-31108 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomCaversfield (St. Laurence) Chu
Aircraftman 2nd ClassErnest William BROGDEN (750268)  Forum Post 1939-10-3113 MU United KingdomOxford (Botley) Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassJoseph Frank BURGE (612813) Wireless Op Hampden I L4096  Forum Post 1939-10-3150 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLiverpool (Anfield) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassLeonard James PENTENY (624358) Hampden I L4096  Forum Post 1939-10-3150 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWaddington (St. Michael) Churc

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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 | Jagan Pillarisetti's Bharat-Rakshak.

The Updated Data in its current form is the copyright of RAFCommands.com unless otherwise stated. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission is acknowledged as the source of the primary material. Additional Contributions by RAF Commands Forum Members: wwrsimon, Alex Smart, Dennis Burke, COL BRUGGY, Dick, Paul McMillan, Ross McNeill, alclark, Martyn A Critchlow, davew, Pavel Vancata (CZ_RAF), thorne83, Kiran Toor (Amrit), Rich Allenby, AlanW, alieneyes, Resmoroh, Bill Walker, Theletterwriter, phill jones, John Larder, Brian (Lyffe), AL90, Ken MacLean, Marks, Andy Ingham, John Englsted (JohnE) and many others. Off Forum Contributions by Jonathan Heyworth, Andrew Curtis, Russell Guest and Glenda Godfrey.

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