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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

By year of death : 1939 | 1940 | 1941 | 1942 | 1943 | 1944 | 1945 | 1946 | 1947

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Your current query terms 1942-10-03 returns 32 records, 26 records (81.25%) have circumstances of death. 6 records (18.75%) do not have details.

For additional details around the circumstances of some of the casualities, Check the "Unaccounted Airmen" thread at 421003 - Unaccounted airwoman and airmen - 3-10-1942
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Aircraftman 1st ClassWilliam GALLEY (1136557)   1942-10-03 EgyptIsmailia War Memorial Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassRobert John JOHNSTON (1480745)   1942-10-03 EgyptIsmailia War Memorial Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassEric Radford MAXFIELD (1198454)   1942-10-03 EgyptAswan Bandar British Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJames Nelson WILLIAMSON (1504974)  More Details 1942-10-03 EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassKenneth Gordon LEVETT (1222795)  More Details 1942-10-03 IraqBasra War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassRobert Sidney COLE (1413595)  Forum Post  Ext Link 1942-10-03 South AfricaDurban (Stellawood) Cemetery
Warrant OfficerRobert DUNCAN (336325)  More Details 1942-10-03 United KingdomAlveston (St. Helen) Churchyar
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAlbert George GOOCH (1336935)   1942-10-03 United KingdomWoodchurch (All Saints) Church
Leading AircraftmanArthur HARDISTY (1242150)   1942-10-03 United KingdomYork Cemetery, Yorkshire
Leading AircraftmanAlbert HOOD (1506954)  Forum Post 1942-10-03 United KingdomCoventry (London Road) Cemeter
CorporalWilliam Cudworth SILVERWOOD (938073)  Forum Post 1942-10-03 United KingdomBradford (Scholemoor) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanRalph Keelan PRICE (574445) PT-19A Cornell 41-14740  Forum Post 1942-10-03 United States of AmericaMiami (Grand Army Of The Repub
Flight SergeantHarold SANSOME (1208957) Wellington HX597  Forum Post 1942-10-031 OADU MaltaMalta Memorial
SergeantRoderick Hector MACINTYRE (1381478) Wellington W5377   1942-10-031 OADU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantAllan Sidney Herbert POWELL (1333187) Wellington W5377   1942-10-031 OADU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight LieutenantHenry RUNGANADHAN () Hudson IIIa FH289  Archive Post 1942-10-031 Sqdn IAF AIR27 PakistanKarachi War Cemetery
SergeantCecil Clive HALE (405679) Beaufort A9-60  Ext Link 1942-10-03100 Sqdn RAAF AIR27 Papua New GuineaPort Moresby Memorial
Flying OfficerKenneth Roy HENDY (408652) Beaufort A9-60  Ext Link 1942-10-03100 Sqdn RAAF AIR27 Papua New GuineaPort Moresby Memorial
Flight LieutenantDonald Charles STUMM (270681) Beaufort A9-60  Ext Link 1942-10-03100 Sqdn RAAF AIR27 Papua New GuineaPort Moresby Memorial
SergeantArthur Adnah WALKER (406907) Beaufort A9-60  Ext Link 1942-10-03100 Sqdn RAAF AIR27 Papua New GuineaPort Moresby Memorial
SergeantStanislaus Vincent CORCORAN (35123) Wirraway A20-503  Ext Link 1942-10-0312 Sqdn RAAF AIR27 AustraliaAdelaide River War Cemetery
Flying OfficerPeter Roger Forrest HUGHES (412145) Wirraway A20-503  Ext Link 1942-10-0312 Sqdn RAAF AIR27 AustraliaAdelaide River War Cemetery
MajorHerbert Graeme MACLAREN (P/102664)  More Details 1942-10-0312 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanRonald William PENROSE (1302489)  More Details 1942-10-03163 Sqdn AIR27 EritreaAsmara War Cemetery
Second LieutenantJohn Pilgrim ZAHN (103622) Pilot Baltimore III AH107  Ext Link 1942-10-0321 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 EgyptTel El Kebir War Memorial Ceme
Leading AircraftmanOliver FIRMIN (1448083) Oxford II AS263   1942-10-0335 SFTS RCAF CanadaNorth Battleford Cemetery
SergeantRichard Anthony Lister THORNHILL (1264690) Wireless Op   1942-10-03500 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomAmersham Consecrated Cemetery
SergeantJohn Robert BUTLER (1166008) Wireless Op Hudson IIIa FH289  Archive Post 1942-10-03ARC PakistanKarachi War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanLaurence Thomas MOORE (771540) Hudson IIIa FH289  Archive Post 1942-10-03ARC PakistanKarachi War Cemetery
Flying OfficerBeaufort Read Kennan PETTER (118081) Pilot Hudson IIIa FH289  Archive Post 1942-10-03ARC PakistanKarachi War Cemetery
Flying OfficerLionel Vernon Osman SMITH (J/9513) Observer Hudson IIIa FH289  Archive Post 1942-10-03ARC PakistanKarachi War Cemetery
Leading AircraftwomanHilda May HYDE (451528)  Forum Post 1942-10-03RAF Sealand United KingdomGrays New 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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