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

122,433 casualty records in this database.
120,849 records (98.71%) are "Accounted for".
99933 are aviation. 20916 are non-aviation deaths.
1,584 (0.00%) are still unaccounted.
528 records (1,389.47%) 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

Name
Number
Fm Date/Yr-Mo
To Date
Unit
Trade
Force
Region
Country
Cemetery
Aircraft Name
Aircraft #
Unacc?
Partial?
Name Number
Fm Date/Year To Date/Year

Your current query terms 1940-08-11 returns 38 records, 38 records (100.00%) have circumstances of death. 0 records (0.00%) do not have details. 0 Photos are available.

For additional details around the circumstances of some of the casualities, Check the "Unaccounted Airmen" thread at 400811 - Unaccounted Airmen 11-08-1940
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Air ApprenticeClifford Raymond GIE (96892) Died of Pneumonia at home.....  Ext Link 1940-08-11 South AfricaCape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery
Pilot OfficerJohn Arthur Joseph DAVEY (44182) Pilot Hurricane I P3172  AIR81/1314 1940-08-111 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomSandown Cemetery
Squadron LeaderJohn Bernard FYFE (24208) Blenheim IV T1850  AIR81/1322 1940-08-11107 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantThomas Oliver PRICE (638145) Blenheim IV T1850  AIR81/1322 1940-08-11107 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantPhilip Bernard TAYLOR (581362) Blenheim IV T1850  AIR81/1322 1940-08-11107 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerJohn Woffenden McKENZIE (33461) Hurricane I P3105  AIR81/1316 1940-08-11111 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerRobert Roy WILSON (41513) Hurricane I P3595  AIR81/1324 1940-08-11111 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerJack Harry Hamilton COPEMAN (41257) Pilot Hurricane I P3922  AIR81/1318 1940-08-11111 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumMiddelkerke Communal Cemetery
SergeantRobert Black SIM (742609) Hurricane I P3942  AIR81/1315 1940-08-11111 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerGuy Rawstron BRANCH (90137) Pilot Hurricane I P2951  AIR81/1310 1940-08-11145 Sqdn AIR27 FranceQuiberville Churchyard
Pilot OfficerJohn Sinclair Bucknall JONES (33467) Pilot Spitfire Ia R6614  AIR81/1308 1940-08-11152 Sqdn AIR27 FranceSte. Marie Cemetery, Le Havre
Pilot OfficerKenneth MANGER (70867) Hurricane I P3760  AIR81/1329 1940-08-1117 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Private YACUBE PERA (758) He died in the Levy Hospital a....  Forum Post 1940-08-112 Assyrian Coy IraqHabbaniya Memorial
SergeantSamuel Leslie BUTTERFIELD (563441) Pilot Hurricane I N2650  AIR81/2573 1940-08-11213 Sqdn AIR27 FranceBoulogne Eastern Cemetery
Flight LieutenantRonald Derek Gordon WIGHT (34187) Pilot Hurricane I P3789  AIR81/1301 1940-08-11213 Sqdn AIR27 FranceCayeux-Sur-Mer Communal Cemete
Pilot OfficerRichard Maxwell COULMAN (41557) Anson I K8813  AIR81/1321 1940-08-11217 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerAnthony GORDON-PEINIGER (40904) Anson I K8813  AIR81/1321 1940-08-11217 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantEdgar HOPPERTON (625352) Anson I K8813  AIR81/1321 1940-08-11217 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantEric Kendrick MELLODY (969831) Anson I K8813  AIR81/1321 1940-08-11217 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantGeoffrey GLEDHILL (742857) Pilot Hurricane I P2978  AIR81/1313 1940-08-11238 Sqdn AIR27 FranceCriquebeuf-En-Caux Churchyard
Pilot OfficerFrederick Norman CAWSE (80543) Pilot Hurricane I P3222  AIR81/1309 1940-08-11238 Sqdn AIR27 FranceCayeux-Sur-Mer Communal Cemete
Flight LieutenantStuart Crosby WALCH (40063) Hurricane I R4097  AIR81/1325 1940-08-11238 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantGeorge Robert POPE (746774) Wireless Op Wellesley K7756  AIR81/1298 1940-08-1147 Sqdn AIR27 SudanKhartoum War Cemetery
SergeantAlfred James BAUM (581137) Observer Hampden I L4036  AIR81/1332 1940-08-1149 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyReichswald Forest War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerRichard Francis GOWER (40693) Pilot Hampden I L4036  AIR81/1332 1940-08-1149 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyReichswald Forest War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerEdwin Arthur HARRIS (77934) Air Gunner Hampden I L4036  AIR81/1332 1940-08-1149 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyReichswald Forest War Cemetery
SergeantPercy William Norman JELLEY (751725) Wireless Op Hampden I L4036  AIR81/1332 1940-08-1149 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyReichswald Forest War Cemetery
SergeantIvor INSKIP (581339) Blenheim IV T1816  AIR81/2575 1940-08-1153 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantRonald David BAKER (518293) Pilot Hurricane I N2667  AIR81/1307 1940-08-1156 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLetchworth Cemetery
Pilot OfficerWilliam Gordon DICKIE (80541) Hurricane I L2057  AIR81/1323 1940-08-11601 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerJames GILLAN (37675) Hurricane I P3783  AIR81/1319 1940-08-11601 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerJulian Langley SMITHERS (90540) Pilot Hurricane I P3885  AIR81/1326 1940-08-11601 Sqdn AIR27 FranceSte. Marie Cemetery, Le Havre
Flying OfficerRichard Stephen DEMETRIADI (90145) Pilot Hurricane I R4092  AIR81/1320 1940-08-11601 Sqdn AIR27 FranceCayeux-Sur-Mer Communal Cemete
SergeantWilliam John NEVILLE (741783) Spitfire Ia R6630  AIR81/1303 1940-08-11610 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantJohn Henry TANNER (565125) Pilot Spitfire Ia R6918  AIR81/1304 1940-08-11610 Sqdn AIR27 FranceCalais Southern Cemetery
Pilot OfficerDonald Gordon COBDEN (41552) Pilot Spitfire Ia R6757  AIR81/1317 1940-08-1174 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumOostende New Communal Cemetery
Pilot OfficerDenis Norman Evelyn SMITH (79524) Pilot Spitfire Ia R6962  AIR81/1311 1940-08-1174 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumOostende New Communal Cemetery
Flight LieutenantRobert Voase JEFF (39285) Hurricane I V7231  AIR81/1306 1940-08-1187 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial

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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 Engelsted (JohnE) and many others. Off Forum Contributions by Jonathan Heyworth, Andrew Curtis, Russell Guest and Glenda Godfrey.

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