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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 1942-06-20 returns 103 records, 99 records (96.12%) have circumstances of death. 4 records (3.88%) do not have details.

For additional details around the circumstances of some of the casualities, Check the "Unaccounted Airmen" thread at 420620 - Unaccounted airmen - 20-6-1942
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Aircraftman 1st ClassSidney Keith BOWN (55153)  Ext Link 1942-06-20 AustraliaCoburg Pine Ridge Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanEmmet Francis ALLAN (R/72812)  Ext Link 1942-06-20 CanadaSummerfield (St. James) Cemete
Flying OfficerDouglas Rutland LEA (60707)   1942-06-20 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
CorporalCharles Edward WILLIAMS (527803)   1942-06-20 EgyptHalfaya Sollum War Cemetery
CorporalGeorge Denys MITCHELL (1069035)  More Details 1942-06-20 IraqMosul War Cemetery
Warrant OfficerAlfred Henry SCRUTTON (353214)  Forum Post  Ext Link 1942-06-20 South AfricaPietermaritzburg (Fort Napier)
Leading AircraftmanWilliam James BLEEKS (1035372)  Forum Post 1942-06-20 United KingdomSeagoe Cemetery
Flight SergeantAlexander FRANCIS (903808) Pilot  More Details 1942-06-20 United KingdomCity Of London Cemetery And Cr
Leading AircraftmanRobert George GLOYNE (1388404)   1942-06-20 United KingdomPrestwich (St. Margaret) Churc
Aircraftman 1st ClassStanley William SPURLING (1245393)  Forum Post 1942-06-20 United KingdomKing's Lynn Cemetery
SergeantFrederick John KEEN (929521) Pilot Wellington III X3669  IBCC 1942-06-20101 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsNoordwijk General Cemetery
Flight SergeantNeil MacDOUGALL (R/76083) Wireless Op Wellington III X3669  IBCC 1942-06-20101 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsBergen-Op-Zoom War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerGordon Ernest SHEPPARD (114054) Observer Wellington III X3669  IBCC 1942-06-20101 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsNoordwijk General Cemetery
SergeantJames Warrell WILLIAMS (1285053) Wellington III X3669  IBCC 1942-06-20101 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 1st ClassWilliam Robert Challis WEST (1430344)  Forum Post 1942-06-20105 MU KenyaNairobi (Forest Road) Cemetery
Pilot OfficerPaul Hendrik STENGER (108978) Spitfire Vb AR449   1942-06-20118 Sqdn AIR27 FranceOrry-La-Ville Netherlands Fiel
Pilot OfficerJohannes VEEN (108983) Pilot Spitfire VB EP134   1942-06-20118 Sqdn AIR27 FranceOrry-La-Ville Netherlands Fiel
SergeantCornelis VAN HOUTEN (1149995) Pilot Spitfire VB EP234   1942-06-20118 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsRhenen (Grebbeberg) Netherland
Aircraftman 1st ClassFrank Dowler BOLLERT (R/134422)  Forum Post 1942-06-20120 Sqdn RCAF AIR27 CanadaWinnipeg (Brookside) Cemetery
Pilot OfficerWilliam Albert ARENDS (112280) Pilot Spitfire VB EP168  Forum Post 1942-06-20133 Sqdn AIR27 FrancePihen-Les-Guines Communal Ceme
SergeantFrancis Roy GROSVENOR (1266029) Observer Hudson IIIa FH248   1942-06-201444 Flt MaltaMalta (Capuccini) Naval Cemete
SergeantGeorge Alexander BURRELL (1010359) Wireless Op Stirling I R9352  IBCC 1942-06-2015 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyReichswald Forest War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerGordon John HAINS (104404) Pilot Stirling I R9352  IBCC 1942-06-2015 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyReichswald Forest War Cemetery
Flight SergeantJohn Theodore HEURTLEY (403576) Wireless Op Stirling I R9352  IBCC 1942-06-2015 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyReichswald Forest War Cemetery
SergeantJohn McGOVERN (1118526) Air Gunner Stirling I R9352  IBCC 1942-06-2015 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyReichswald Forest War Cemetery
SergeantJames Mcintosh McLAREN (1552169) Observer Stirling I R9352  IBCC 1942-06-2015 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyReichswald Forest War Cemetery
Flight SergeantDavid ROSE (530984) Air Gunner Stirling I R9352  IBCC 1942-06-2015 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyReichswald Forest War Cemetery
SergeantFrederick George SPENCELEY (636194) Flight Engi Stirling I R9352  IBCC 1942-06-2015 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyReichswald Forest War Cemetery
SergeantJames Vivian Raymond McCARTIN (407795) Sea Tutor K6925   1942-06-202 FIS United KingdomInverness (Tomnahurich) Cemete
Flying OfficerThomas Kenneth REES (46817) Instructor Sea Tutor K6925   1942-06-202 FIS United KingdomHolyhead (St. Seiriol) Churchy
Leading AircraftmanWilliam Caesar OQUENDO (R/125792) Harvard RCAF 3111  Ext Link 1942-06-202 SFTS United States of AmericaNew York City East Elmhurst (S
Pilot OfficerCyril Richard Neil LEWIS (3889) DC-2 A30-7  Ext Link 1942-06-202 WAGS AustraliaHobart (Cornelian Bay) Public
SergeantArthur BUCKLEY (614046) Air Gunner Stirling I N3762  IBCC 1942-06-20214 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsOmmen General Cemetery
SergeantDouglas Archer MELVILLE (913638) Wireless Op Stirling I N3762  IBCC 1942-06-20214 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsOmmen General Cemetery
Squadron LeaderPeter NIXEY (42257) Pilot Stirling I N3762  IBCC 1942-06-20214 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsOmmen General Cemetery
SergeantWilfred Ernest PEARSON (568448) Flight Engi Stirling I N3762  IBCC 1942-06-20214 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsOmmen General Cemetery
SergeantJoseph Angus BOWYER (923861) Beaufort DD958   1942-06-20217 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantWalter Alfred Robert KING (1226209) Beaufort DD958   1942-06-20217 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flying OfficerFrank John Robert Thomond MINSTER (63431) Beaufort DD958   1942-06-20217 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantJohn MOSCHONAS (1377375) Beaufort DD958   1942-06-20217 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Squadron LeaderHarold John Vincent ASHWORTH (76467) Pilot Stirling I W7530  IBCC 1942-06-20218 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsBergen General Cemetery
SergeantWilliam Edwin WHITEHEAD (994746) Wireless Op Stirling I W7530  IBCC 1942-06-20218 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsBergen General Cemetery
SergeantIvan Alfred Harold LAUGHTON (407503) Baltimore II AG772   1942-06-20223 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerMichael Lyon BOWLEY (110343) Baltimore II AG772   1942-06-20223 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
SergeantJohn Dennis PAULICH (778882) Baltimore II AG772   1942-06-20223 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
SierzantCzeslaw DZIEKONSKI (P/780037) Pilot Wellington IV Z1215  Forum Post  Ext Link 1942-06-20300 Sqdn AIR27 GermanySage War Cemetery
KapitanEugeniusz Marian LECH (P/1433) Wellington IV Z1215  Forum Post 1942-06-20300 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsTerschelling (West-Terschellin
KapralKazimierz BLASZCZAK (P/783942) Air Gunner Wellington IV Z1256  More Details 1942-06-20300 Sqdn AIR27 GermanySage War Cemetery
PorucznikKonrad JEZEWSKI (P/76726) Observer Wellington IV Z1256  More Details 1942-06-20300 Sqdn AIR27 GermanySage War Cemetery
Starszy SzeregowiecStanislaw KACZMARCZYK (P/794213) Wireless Op Wellington IV Z1256  More Details 1942-06-20300 Sqdn AIR27 GermanySage War Cemetery

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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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