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

122,434 casualty records in this database.
116,175 records (94.89%) are "Accounted for".
99,738 are aviation. 16,437 are non-aviation deaths.
6,259 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

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Your current query terms 1942-06-11 returns 54 records, 53 records (98.15%) have circumstances of death. 1 records (1.85%) do not have details.

For additional details around the circumstances of some of the casualities, Check the "Unaccounted Airmen" thread at 420611 - Unaccounted airwoman and airmen - 11-6-1942
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Aircraftman 1st ClassKenneth Jefferson HOARE (1505025)   1942-06-11 Sierra LeoneFreetown (King Tom) Cemetery
Pilot OfficerCharles William Parry PERSSE (404184) Blenheim BE864  Forum Post 1942-06-11 LibyaKnightsbridge War Cemetery, Ac
Pilot OfficerGeoffrey Thomas COLDHAM (412657) Tiger Moth NZ 769   1942-06-111 EFTS New ZealandWaikaraka Park Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassDouglas Lionel FORWARD (414047) Tiger Moth NZ 769   1942-06-111 EFTS New ZealandOrmondville Cemetery
SergeantJohn OLIPHANT (1387202) Wellington BB482  NA/PRO 1942-06-11103 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantHarry George BADEN (1154087) Wellington BB482   1942-06-11108 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flight SergeantJohn Wesley BROWN (R/66299) Wellington BB482   1942-06-11108 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantJohn Ramsey IRWIN (987874) Wellington BB482   1942-06-11108 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flight SergeantRoderick Head McRAE (R/79574) Wellington BB482   1942-06-11108 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Aircraftwoman 1st ClassBetty ORTON (2058675)  Forum Post 1942-06-1111 OTU United KingdomSileby Cemetery
Pilot OfficerArthur Beverley POLLEY (J/8159) Crane RCAF 7887  Ext Link 1942-06-1112 SFTS CanadaCalgary (Burnsland) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanGordon Oswald WILSON (414330) Crane RCAF 7887  Ext Link 1942-06-1112 SFTS CanadaBrandon Cemetery, Manitoba
Pilot OfficerJohn BRAMLEY (116574) Pilot Magister I R1851   1942-06-1115 EFTS United KingdomLeicester City (Gilroes) Crema
SergeantBasil Everard Francis JONES (778684) Air Bomber Wellington Ic R1073  IBCC 1942-06-1125 OTU United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
SergeantBrian Edwin ROOKE (934159) Pilot Wellington Ic R1073  IBCC 1942-06-1125 OTU United KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
Aircraftman 1st ClassEnoch George McDONALD (45173)  Ext Link 1942-06-1125 Sqdn RAAF AIR27 AustraliaPerth (Karrakatta) General Cem
Leading AircraftmanHerbert Thomas Bert PERKS (1253663)  More Details 1942-06-1130 Sqdn AIR27 Sri LankaColombo (Kanatte) General Ceme
Leading AircraftmanCecil Arthur HUMBY (1195635)  NA/PRO 1942-06-1134 Sqdn AIR27 IndiaDelhi War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerGuy Eric CRYER (68794) Pilot Sunderland I P9604  Forum Post 1942-06-114 (C) OTU United KingdomCheltenham Crematorium
CorporalErnest FAULKNER (640724) Sunderland I P9604  Forum Post 1942-06-114 (C) OTU United KingdomHever (St. Peter) Churchyard
SergeantGeorge HARMAN (521240) Sunderland I P9604  Forum Post 1942-06-114 (C) OTU United KingdomManor Park Cemetery
Flight SergeantErnest Thomas MASSAM (774083) Pilot Sunderland I P9604  Forum Post 1942-06-114 (C) OTU United KingdomStranraer (Glebe) Cemetery
CorporalArnold RAINE (569235) Pupil Pilot Sunderland I P9604  Forum Post 1942-06-114 (C) OTU United KingdomSunderland (Mere Knolls) Cemet
Flight SergeantKenneth William CAMPS (751343) Wireless Op  Forum Post 1942-06-1144 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomSaffron Walden Cemetery
Flight SergeantAnthony Pearce BISHOP (979227)  Forum Post 1942-06-11576 AMES YemenMaala Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassRobert William HARDER (1239732)  Forum Post  Ext Link 1942-06-11607 Sqdn AIR27 South AfricaDurban (Stellawood) Cemetery
SergeantKenneth Forbes DIESEL (208962) Wireless Op Blenheim IV Z6441   1942-06-1172 OTU KenyaNanyuki War Cemetery
LieutenantLawrence MORKEL (102525) Pilot Blenheim IV Z6441   1942-06-1172 OTU KenyaNanyuki War Cemetery
Second LieutenantAubrey Ernest Nathaniel PAXTON (46187) Air Observe Blenheim IV Z6441   1942-06-1172 OTU KenyaNanyuki War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerDonald Hill BOOTSMA (J/15775) Whitley V Z9477  IBCC 1942-06-1177 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantAlexander Henry CAMERON (1002082) Whitley V Z9477  IBCC 1942-06-1177 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantMaurice Adeney Ellis ENNION (1150934) Whitley V Z9477  IBCC 1942-06-1177 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantRonald Guy HORNE (949946) Whitley V Z9477  IBCC 1942-06-1177 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantRoderick George McKENZIE (973528) Whitley V Z9477  IBCC 1942-06-1177 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerEdward Anthony SMITH (122022) Whitley V Z9477  IBCC 1942-06-1177 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantHarold Menzies SPENCE (402411) Lancaster I R5636  IBCC 1942-06-1183 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerWilliam Kenneth WILLIAMS (401086) Lancaster I R5636  IBCC 1942-06-1183 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantThomas Harry CLARKE (R/54784) Lancaster I R5636  IBCC 1942-06-1183 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerPhillip Stanley MACKAY (112493) Lancaster I R5636  IBCC 1942-06-1183 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantJohn William MELHUISH (913679) Lancaster I R5636  IBCC 1942-06-1183 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantDerrick John MONK (922739) Lancaster I R5636  IBCC 1942-06-1183 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantDennis Neill O'DAY (1059607) Lancaster I R5636  IBCC 1942-06-1183 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
CorporalThomas Watson SHAND (539044)  Ext Link 1942-06-1184 Sqdn AIR27 PakistanKarachi War Cemetery
CorporalRalph Gordon McCUTCHEON (R/133661) Harvard RCAF 2893  Ext Link 1942-06-119 SFTS CanadaToronto (Prospect) Cemetery
SergeantJohn Edward BURLEY (943928) Sunderland I L5805   1942-06-1195 Sqdn AIR27 MaltaMalta Memorial
SergeantVincent COMER (1015558) Sunderland I L5805   1942-06-1195 Sqdn AIR27 MaltaMalta Memorial
SergeantRaymond George GREENMAN (967527) Sunderland I L5805   1942-06-1195 Sqdn AIR27 MaltaMalta Memorial
Flying OfficerJames Morphett HENDERSON (406560) Sunderland I L5805   1942-06-1195 Sqdn AIR27 MaltaMalta Memorial
Flying OfficerRaymond Walter LAWRENCE (64936) Sunderland I L5805   1942-06-1195 Sqdn AIR27 MaltaMalta Memorial
Aircraftman 1st ClassHerbert Kitchener McCOMBIE (981773) Sunderland I L5805   1942-06-1195 Sqdn AIR27 MaltaMalta 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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