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

122,434 casualty records in this database.
115,973 records (94.72%) are "Accounted for".
99,726 are aviation. 16,247 are non-aviation deaths.
6,461 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 1941-09-02 returns 43 records, 41 records (95.35%) have circumstances of death. 2 records (4.65%) do not have details.

For additional details around the circumstances of some of the casualities, Check the "Unaccounted Airmen" thread at 410902 - Unaccounted airmen - 2-9-1941
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Aircraftman 1st ClassLeslie Sidney MILLER (1011867)   1941-09-02 EgyptFayid War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassMartin Luther PRESTON (900259)  More Details 1941-09-02 MaltaMalta (Capuccini) Naval Cemete
Leading AircraftmanGeorge Norman DOBSON (1385885)   1941-09-02 United KingdomMill Hill Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassXela Cambria MITCHELL (1367288)  Forum Post 1941-09-02 United KingdomEdinburgh (Piershill) Cemetery
SergeantMaurice Leonard GUIVER (1182062) Wireless Op Hudson I T9273  AIR81/8798 1941-09-021 (C) OTU United KingdomWatford North Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanAusten Kenneth BROWN (656640) U/T Pilot Tiger Moth II N6662  AIR81/8796 1941-09-021 EFTS United KingdomCardiff (Cathays) Cemetery
SergeantJohn David HAINSWORTH (1379349) Pilot Tiger Moth II N6662  AIR81/8796 1941-09-021 EFTS United KingdomLeeds (Holbeck) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanWilliam MOORE (1033313) U/T Pilot Tiger Moth II N9500  AIR81/8794 1941-09-021 EFTS United KingdomHatfield Park War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanJames CURTIS (912458)  NA/PRO 1941-09-02126 Sqdn AIR27 MaltaMalta (Capuccini) Naval Cemete
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJohn DAVIDSON (1030485)  NA/PRO 1941-09-02126 Sqdn AIR27 MaltaMalta Memorial
Leading AircraftmanWilliam Aloysius THOMPSON (975619)  NA/PRO 1941-09-02126 Sqdn AIR27 MaltaMalta (Capuccini) Naval Cemete
Flight LieutenantHarry Bethune GILCHRIST (42176) Pilot Blenheim IV T2230  AIR81/8779 1941-09-0213 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomAberdeen (Springbank) Cemetery
CorporalFrancis Townsend PALMER (569114) Blenheim IV T2230  AIR81/8779 1941-09-0213 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomPlymouth (Ford Park) Cemetery
Squadron LeaderKevin Harrold WALSH (40064) Pilot Blenheim IV Z7274  NA/PRO 1941-09-02139 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumWenduine Communal Cemetery
Flight SergeantAlfred George HOLE (560790) Wireless Op Blenheim IV Z7274  NA/PRO 1941-09-02139 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsFlushing (Vlissingen) Northern
SergeantGeorge Henry BROOK (1017894) Blenheim IV Z7274  NA/PRO 1941-09-02139 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantMaurice Frederick BOYNTON (1068620) Observer Boston I AE472  Forum Post 1941-09-021451 Flt United KingdomBeverley (St. Mary) Church Cem
SergeantGeorge Alfred Victor COPE (751570) Beaufort I AW218  NA/PRO 1941-09-0222 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantJosiah Reeves DURBER (749320) Beaufort I AW218  NA/PRO 1941-09-0222 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantDuncan McTAVISH (742641) Beaufort I AW218  NA/PRO 1941-09-0222 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantGeorge WADDILOVE (975061) Beaufort I AW218  NA/PRO 1941-09-0222 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerDonald Graham McLEOD (R/70652) Tiger Moth RCAF 4247  Forum Post 1941-09-0231 SFTS CanadaRegina Cemetery
SergeantEdward Glenelg ALLEN (975744) Wireless Op Blenheim IV L9394  NA/PRO 1941-09-02404 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomPenarth Cemetery
SergeantWilliam Edward DALE (R/72360) Pilot Blenheim IV L9394  NA/PRO 1941-09-02404 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWick Cemetery
CorporalLeslie White McKINLAY (567698) Blenheim IV L9394  NA/PRO 1941-09-02404 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWick Cemetery
Wing CommanderNorman Bredsgaard PETERSEN (C/170) Pilot Beaufighter IIf R2469  AIR81/8814 1941-09-02409 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomScopwick Church Burial Ground
Pilot OfficerArthur Noel SLATER (46328) Beaufighter IIf R2469  AIR81/8814 1941-09-02409 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBirkenshaw (St. Paul) Churchya
Pilot OfficerEdward Alan Wilfred THOMPSON (60564) Pilot Hampden I AE152  NA/PRO 1941-09-0244 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsAmeland (Nes) General Cemetery
Pilot OfficerHerbert James COOK (J/3603) Hampden I AE152  NA/PRO 1941-09-0244 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantEric DYER (1160202) Hampden I AE152  NA/PRO 1941-09-0244 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantWalter McBETH (1304399) Hampden I AE152  NA/PRO 1941-09-0244 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantCyril Arthur EDWARDS (1286483) Pilot Oxford I V3150  Forum Post 1941-09-0254 OTU United KingdomIslington Cemetery And Cremato
SergeantArthur Charles HOWARD (1380126) Pilot Oxford I V3150  Forum Post 1941-09-0254 OTU United KingdomManchester Southern Cemetery
Flight SergeantWilliam Colin Eugene BROOMHEAD (936240) Pilot Hudson V AM599  NA/PRO   AIR81/8809 1941-09-02608 Sqdn AIR27 NorwayAustad Churchyard
SergeantJohn Millar CHRISTIE (978672) Wireless Op Hudson V AM599  NA/PRO   AIR81/8809 1941-09-02608 Sqdn AIR27 NorwayAustad Churchyard
SergeantGeorge LAW (1005490) Wireless Op Hudson V AM599  NA/PRO   AIR81/8809 1941-09-02608 Sqdn AIR27 NorwayAustad Churchyard
SergeantBasil Lawson THOMAS (938213) Pilot Hudson V AM599  NA/PRO   AIR81/8809 1941-09-02608 Sqdn AIR27 NorwayAustad Churchyard
SergeantHarold KAY (983616) Wireless Op Hampden I X3144  NA/PRO 1941-09-0283 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsHarlingen General Cemetery
SergeantArthur Wilson ROWAN (1104087) Observer Hampden I X3144  NA/PRO 1941-09-0283 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsTexel (Den Burg) Cemetery
SergeantClaud William ALLEN (960514) Hampden I X3144  NA/PRO 1941-09-0283 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantHenry Bruce Barcroft Teesdale SMITH (911524) Hampden I X3144  NA/PRO 1941-09-0283 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantJoseph Marshall LOUGHRIDGE (1101874) Pilot Hurricane II Z3576  AIR81/8797 1941-09-0287 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomCarrickfergus (Victoria) Cemet
Leading AircraftmanRobert Arthur Gordon CLEAVE (1312061) Stearman P  AIR81/8826 1941-09-02Lincoln Flg School CanadaOttawa 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 Englsted (JohnE) and many others. Off Forum Contributions by Jonathan Heyworth, Andrew Curtis, Russell Guest and Glenda Godfrey.

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