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

122,434 casualty records in this database.
116,176 records (94.89%) are "Accounted for".
99,739 are aviation. 16,437 are non-aviation deaths.
6,258 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 1943-09-01 returns 235 records, 234 records (99.57%) have circumstances of death. 1 records (0.43%) do not have details.

For additional details around the circumstances of some of the casualities, Check the "Unaccounted Airmen" thread at 430901 - Unaccounted airman - 1-9-1943
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flight SergeantJames Frederick ALLEN (405616)  Forum Post 1943-09-01 IndiaKirkee War Cemetery
SergeantWilliam BRISTER (1387072)  More Details 1943-09-01 United KingdomCrayford (St. Paulinus) Church
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJohn LEDDY (1820732)  Ext Link 1943-09-01 United KingdomForgan (Vicarsford) Cemetery
SergeantSidney Arthur BUSSEY (1471456) Wireless Op Anson I N5032  Ext Link 1943-09-011 OAFU United KingdomNewton Stewart Cemetery
SergeantJack Arthur COOMBES (1398910) Wireless Op Anson I N5032  Ext Link 1943-09-011 OAFU United KingdomAlperton Cemetery
SergeantCecil BARDILL (1587540) Lancaster III JB150  IBCC 1943-09-01101 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantWilliam BENNETT (1028937) Lancaster III JB150  IBCC 1943-09-01101 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantNorman CORFIELD (1510733) Lancaster III JB150  IBCC 1943-09-01101 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantHerbert George EDIS (413180) Lancaster III JB150  IBCC 1943-09-01101 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantJohn FINDLAY (998702) Lancaster III JB150  IBCC 1943-09-01101 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantGeoffrey HAIGH (1590382) Lancaster III JB150  IBCC 1943-09-01101 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantRonald David HOLDAWAY (1320347) Lancaster III JB150  IBCC 1943-09-01101 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantEdward Butler CAPIN (R/133638) Lancaster ED646  More Details 1943-09-01103 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantCharles Joseph COOPER (1373880) Lancaster ED646  More Details 1943-09-01103 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantEdward Charles HARRIS (1833605) Lancaster ED646  More Details 1943-09-01103 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerSidney George HOLMAN (143938) Lancaster ED646  More Details 1943-09-01103 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerDavid Walter Alexander PHILIP (128913) Lancaster ED646  More Details 1943-09-01103 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerHerbert William SHINN (141989) Lancaster ED646  More Details 1943-09-01103 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantBernard Frederick TREW (1808747) Lancaster ED646  More Details 1943-09-01103 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerHarry Douglas HAM (127243) Pilot Lancaster III JB146  IBCC 1943-09-01106 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHawkinge Cemetery
SergeantEdwin Fuller HARRIS (1582089) Air Gunner Lancaster DV185  More Details 1943-09-0112 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
SergeantPeter HOLLOWAY (1714832) Flight Engi Lancaster DV185  More Details 1943-09-0112 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
SergeantJohn Glynn JONES (1500880) Air Gunner Lancaster DV185  More Details 1943-09-0112 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
SergeantFrank LENNARD (1323750) Navigator Lancaster DV185  More Details 1943-09-0112 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
SergeantHarry MACHIN (1166970) Pilot Lancaster DV185  More Details 1943-09-0112 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
Flight SergeantEdward Vivian POTTER (42106) Air Bomber Lancaster DV185  More Details 1943-09-0112 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
SergeantGeorge Albert PURCELL (1475172) Wireless Op Lancaster DV185  More Details 1943-09-0112 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
SergeantSydney James HUMPHREYS (1575436) Air Bomber Lancaster DV241  More Details 1943-09-0112 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
SergeantGeorge Noon DODDS (1030115) Lancaster DV241  More Details 1943-09-0112 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantRobert DOWNS (1456871) Lancaster DV241  More Details 1943-09-0112 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Warrant OfficerLeonard Edward Frank GREEN (1317497) Lancaster DV241  More Details 1943-09-0112 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantVictor Clague MOORE (524207) Lancaster DV241  More Details 1943-09-0112 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantTom PYLE (1024949) Lancaster DV241  More Details 1943-09-0112 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantWilliam TURNER (1369730) Lancaster DV241  More Details 1943-09-0112 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantTom BIRKBY (1336750) Flight Engi Stirling EE879  IBCC 1943-09-01149 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
Flight SergeantWilliam Douglas CLARK (417265) Navigator Stirling EE879  IBCC 1943-09-01149 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
SergeantThomas COLLIER (1379918) Air Gunner Stirling EE879  IBCC 1943-09-01149 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
SergeantLeonard Robert FISHER (1335417) Air Bomber Stirling EE879  IBCC 1943-09-01149 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
SergeantRobert James Henry HITCHMOUGH (1056981) Air Gunner Stirling EE879  IBCC 1943-09-01149 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
Flight SergeantRoy Wolseley LOWER (415541) Wireless Op Stirling EE879  IBCC 1943-09-01149 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerHerbert Allen MOORE (155481) Pilot Stirling EE879  IBCC 1943-09-01149 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
Flight SergeantPhilip Munro BROOK (421563) Stirling EE912  IBCC 1943-09-0115 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
SergeantRonald Charles HAIGH (1587219) Flight Engi Stirling EE912  IBCC 1943-09-0115 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
Flight SergeantAllan HOOKER (420753) Stirling EE912  IBCC 1943-09-0115 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
Warrant OfficerJoseph Emmett MILNER (R/79162) Pilot Stirling EE912  IBCC 1943-09-0115 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
Flight SergeantThomas Joseph RYAN (R/137429) Air Bomber Stirling EE912  IBCC 1943-09-0115 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
SergeantJohn Michael STRINGFELLOW (1045932) Navigator Stirling EE912  IBCC 1943-09-0115 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
SergeantEdward John WRIGHT (1044677) Wireless Op Stirling EE912  IBCC 1943-09-0115 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
SergeantJack DAVIS (1352674) Air Gunner Halifax II HR738  More Details 1943-09-01158 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyHanover War Cemetery
Flight SergeantBrian Arthur KELLY (425314) Halifax II HR738  IBCC 1943-09-01158 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyHanover 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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