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

122,434 casualty records in this database.
115,839 records (94.61%) are "Accounted for".
99,705 are aviation. 16,134 are non-aviation deaths.
6,595 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 1941-09-16 returns 31 records, 30 records (96.77%) have circumstances of death. 1 records (3.23%) do not have details.

For additional details around the circumstances of some of the casualities, Check the "Unaccounted Airmen" thread at 410916 - Unaccounted airmen - 16-9-1941
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantJames Mcintosh FAWKNER (404679)  Forum Post 1941-09-16 CanadaSt. Thomas (South Park) Cemete
Aircraftman 1st ClassWalter Pinder COLLINS (1130417)   1941-09-16 United KingdomAcomb (St. Stephen) Churchyard
Aircraftman 2nd ClassHerbert Walter NEWSON (1460545)  Forum Post 1941-09-16 United KingdomIpswich Old Cemetery
SergeantEdward McCORMACK (404181) Tomahawk IIB AM403  Ext Link 1941-09-16112 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptCairo War Memorial Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanMelville Mason HART (R/102679) Finch RCAF 4695  Forum Post 1941-09-1612 EFTS CanadaToronto (St. James') Cemetery
SergeantFrederick Edward GUNTHER (1377173) Air Gunner Wellington Z8724  NA/PRO 1941-09-16148 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
SergeantArthur Russell PATRICK (1019210) Pilot Wellington I L4262  Forum Post   AIR81/9105 1941-09-1615 OTU United KingdomHarwell Cemetery
Pilot OfficerHedley James Allen DYER (62253) Pilot Stirling I N6021  NA/PRO 1941-09-1615 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBecklingen War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerEdward John Douglas GUILD (62273) Pilot Stirling I N6021  NA/PRO 1941-09-1615 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBecklingen War Cemetery
SergeantTrevor Henry Barton JONES (902910) Flight Engi Stirling I N6021  NA/PRO 1941-09-1615 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBecklingen War Cemetery
Flight SergeantWalter Cameron MACKENZIE (R/60123) Air Observe Stirling I N6021  NA/PRO 1941-09-1615 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBecklingen War Cemetery
SergeantArthur NEEDHAM (1306694) Wireless Op Stirling I N6021  NA/PRO 1941-09-1615 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBecklingen War Cemetery
SergeantFrederick Charles SNEAD (R/58848) Air Gunner Stirling I N6021  NA/PRO 1941-09-1615 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBecklingen War Cemetery
SergeantAlexander Dempsey WALLACE (995698) Wireless Op Stirling I N6021  NA/PRO 1941-09-1615 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBecklingen War Cemetery
SergeantCharles Alfred TRACEY (1167363) Pilot Blenheim IV V6339  Ext Link 1941-09-1618 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsTexel (Den Burg) Cemetery
SergeantAlbert Henry HIGGS (1163235) Blenheim IV V6339  Ext Link 1941-09-1618 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerJack Hartley RODGERS (67593) Blenheim IV V6339  Ext Link 1941-09-1618 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerDavid Darling CHRISTIE (J/5916) Pilot Hampden I P4302  AIR81/9096 1941-09-1625 OTU United KingdomNewark-Upon-Trent Cemetery
PorucznikKazimierz WOLINSKI (P/0722) Pilot Spitfire Vb AB923  Ext Link 1941-09-16315 Sqdn AIR27 FranceBoulogne Eastern Cemetery
SergeantLeonard HUNT (1164098) Pilot Spitfire Va W3374  NA/PRO 1941-09-1641 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBirmingham (Handsworth) Cemete
Flight SergeantJoseph BARRY (526491) Air Gunner Hampden I AD930  NA/PRO 1941-09-1644 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomFleetwood Borough Cemetery
SergeantLeslie Roy COX (923770) Wireless Op Hampden I AD930  NA/PRO 1941-09-1644 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomCarisbrooke Cemetery
SergeantKenneth William Charlton CLARK (947450) Wireless Op Wellington IC X9923  NA/PRO 1941-09-1657 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomFeltwell (St. Nicholas) Church
SergeantArthur John WITHERINGTON (1109590) Pilot Wellington IC X9923  NA/PRO 1941-09-1657 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomSunderland (Ryhope Road) Cemet
Pilot OfficerJames Edwards FALCONER (404347) Pilot Spitfire Ia R6611  AIR81/9098 1941-09-1661 OTU United KingdomHaddenham Baptist Burial Groun
Leading AircraftmanNorman LAMB (948543) U/T Air Gun Battle TT.1 V1275  AIR81/9103 1941-09-168 AGS United KingdomGateshead East Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanGeorge William LEE (1305357) Battle TT.1 V1275  AIR81/9103 1941-09-168 AGS United KingdomHertford Corporation Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanClaude Russell MOORE (R/69423) Harvard RCAF 2851  Forum Post 1941-09-169 SFTS CanadaWilkie Cemetery
SergeantJames Sidney JACOBS (916806) Wireless Op Wellington IC X3171  AIR81/9116 1941-09-16A&AEE United KingdomWillesden Jewish Cemetery
SergeantGordon Mcdonald (Don) JACKSON (R/60556) Pilot Oxford II V3502  AIR81/9120 1941-09-16CFS United KingdomUpavon Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassJames BOND (776764)  AIR81/9093 1941-09-16RAF Luqa MaltaMalta (Capuccini) Naval Cemete

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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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