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

122,433 casualty records in this database.
120,849 records (98.71%) are "Accounted for".
99933 are aviation. 20916 are non-aviation deaths.
1,584 (0.43%) are still unaccounted.
514 records (219.66%) 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

Name
Number
Fm Date/Yr-Mo
To Date
Unit
Trade
Force
Region
Country
Cemetery
Aircraft Name
Aircraft #
Unacc?
Partial?
Name Number
Fm Date/Year To Date/Year

Your current query terms 1944-04-28 returns 234 records, 233 records (99.57%) have circumstances of death. 1 records (0.43%) do not have details. 1 Photos are available.

For additional details around the circumstances of some of the casualities, Check the "Unaccounted Airmen" thread at 440428 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 28-4-1944
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flight SergeantCyril DAVIES (1272062) Died in the wyberg Hospital of....  More Details 1944-04-28 South AfricaCape Town (Maitland) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanEvan David DAVIES (1298786) He was on long term medical le....  Forum Post 1944-04-28 United KingdomCombe Martin (St. Peter) Churc
Leading AircraftmanLeonard George LYFORD (1409875) Died from injuries sustained i....  Forum Post 1944-04-28 United KingdomCambridge City Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassRobert Andrew Fair PRYDE (1065070) Died of Pulmonary Tuberculosis....  Forum Post 1944-04-28 United KingdomInveresk Parish Churchyard
Aircraftman 1st ClassGeorge Richard SAMPSON (1200961) He was cycling back with his c....  Forum Post 1944-04-28 United KingdomIlfracombe (Marlborough) Cemet
KapitanWladyslaw SWIATECKI (P/0559) Died of kidney faliure at the ....  More Details 1944-04-28 United KingdomEdinburgh (Corstorphine Hill)
Flying OfficerEdward BASHI (151158) Navigator Lancaster DV192  IBCC 1944-04-28100 Sqdn AIR27 FranceThey-Sous-Montfort Churchyard
Pilot OfficerWilliam John BELL (172301) Pilot Lancaster DV192  IBCC 1944-04-28100 Sqdn AIR27 FranceThey-Sous-Montfort Churchyard
SergeantWilliam Leonard EVANS (1026577) Flight Engi Lancaster DV192  IBCC 1944-04-28100 Sqdn AIR27 FranceThey-Sous-Montfort Churchyard
SergeantLaurence JAKEMAN (1505659) Air Gunner Lancaster DV192  IBCC 1944-04-28100 Sqdn AIR27 FranceThey-Sous-Montfort Churchyard
Flight SergeantKenneth Stanley KEEPING (659155) Navigator ( Lancaster DV192  IBCC 1944-04-28100 Sqdn AIR27 FranceThey-Sous-Montfort Churchyard
Flight SergeantGordon William McLEAN (424124) Lancaster DV192  IBCC 1944-04-28100 Sqdn AIR27 FranceThey-Sous-Montfort Churchyard
Pilot OfficerOscar Jacob ALBRECHT (J/92032) Air Gunner Lancaster LL750  IBCC 1944-04-28101 Sqdn AIR27 SwitzerlandVevey (St. Martin's) Cemetery
SergeantWilliam Gowland ANDERSON (1501026) Wireless Op Lancaster LL750  IBCC 1944-04-28101 Sqdn AIR27 SwitzerlandVevey (St. Martin's) Cemetery
SergeantFrancis Henry BATHMAKER (1892488) Air Gunner Lancaster LL750  IBCC 1944-04-28101 Sqdn AIR27 SwitzerlandVevey (St. Martin's) Cemetery
Flying OfficerJohn Raymond BURTON (151079) Navigator Lancaster LL750  IBCC 1944-04-28101 Sqdn AIR27 SwitzerlandVevey (St. Martin's) Cemetery
Warrant OfficerBertram Bernard NOBLE (562236) Pilot Lancaster LL750  IBCC 1944-04-28101 Sqdn AIR27 SwitzerlandVevey (St. Martin's) Cemetery
SergeantMaurice George SMITH (1817166) Wireless Op Lancaster LL750  IBCC 1944-04-28101 Sqdn AIR27 SwitzerlandVevey (St. Martin's) Cemetery
SergeantJohn Vincent BRAMHALL (1493019) Air Gunner Lancaster LM493  IBCC 1944-04-28101 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyDurnbach War Cemetery
Flying OfficerRodney Sigsworth CAMPSALL (J/18433) Air Gunner Lancaster LM493  IBCC 1944-04-28101 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyDurnbach War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerGerhard Edgar Herbert SCHULTZ (J/86922) Air Gunner Lancaster LM493  IBCC 1944-04-28101 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyDurnbach War Cemetery
Flying OfficerRobert Johnstone BLAKE (151084) Navigator Halifax II JN948  IBCC 1944-04-28102 Sqdn AIR27 FranceMaubeuge-Centre Cemetery
SergeantRonald Frank COLLIER (1384914) Flight Engi Halifax II JN948  IBCC 1944-04-28102 Sqdn AIR27 FranceMaubeuge-Centre Cemetery
Pilot OfficerJames Ronald McCLELLAND (J/88610) Air Bomber Halifax II JN948  IBCC 1944-04-28102 Sqdn AIR27 FranceMaubeuge-Centre Cemetery
SergeantDavid Band ROBERTSON (1567775) Air Gunner Halifax II JN948  IBCC 1944-04-28102 Sqdn AIR27 FranceMaubeuge-Centre Cemetery
SergeantRobert Baillie RUSSELL (1822851) Air Gunner Halifax II JN948  IBCC 1944-04-28102 Sqdn AIR27 FranceMaubeuge-Centre Cemetery
Flight LieutenantAlexis Louis SILVERMAN (128929) Pilot Halifax II JN948  IBCC 1944-04-28102 Sqdn AIR27 FranceMaubeuge-Centre Cemetery
SergeantLeonard Francis WEBB (1601171) Wireless Op Halifax II JN948  IBCC 1944-04-28102 Sqdn AIR27 FranceMaubeuge-Centre Cemetery
Flight LieutenantMaurice Ivan COX (44189) Pilot Lancaster III ME738  IBCC 1944-04-28103 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyDurnbach War Cemetery
SergeantJohn DORRITY (991687) Air Gunner Lancaster III ME738  IBCC 1944-04-28103 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyDurnbach War Cemetery
SergeantJohn Arthur WARBURTON (2210063) Air Gunner Lancaster III ME738  IBCC 1944-04-28103 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyDurnbach War Cemetery
SergeantJohn WILSON (1521100) Wireless Op Lancaster III ME738  IBCC 1944-04-28103 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyDurnbach War Cemetery
Flight SergeantTrevor Lloyd GARDINER (415277) Pilot Wellington JA456  IBCC 1944-04-2811 OTU United KingdomHaverfordwest (City Road) Ceme
SergeantStanley George KINGSMILL (1394618) Air Bomber Wellington JA456  IBCC 1944-04-2811 OTU United KingdomDover (St. Mary's) New Cemeter
SergeantLeonard Ernest LAIRD (421514) Air Gunner Wellington JA456  IBCC 1944-04-2811 OTU United KingdomHaverfordwest (City Road) Ceme
Flight SergeantMarcel Louis QUADRY (1376695) Wellington JA456  IBCC 1944-04-2811 OTU United KingdomThe Maidenhead Register
SergeantPhilip Charles CARTER (34396) PBY-5 Catalina A24-49  Ext Link 1944-04-2811 Sqdn RAAF AIR27 AustraliaNorthern Territory Memorial
SergeantHerbert John Alexander COATES (35037) PBY-5 Catalina A24-49  Ext Link 1944-04-2811 Sqdn RAAF AIR27 AustraliaNorthern Territory Memorial
Flight SergeantAlexander John HINE (415327) PBY-5 Catalina A24-49  Ext Link 1944-04-2811 Sqdn RAAF AIR27 AustraliaNorthern Territory Memorial
Flying OfficerAllan Roger MEAKIN (418142) Co-Pilot PBY-5 Catalina A24-49  Ext Link 1944-04-2811 Sqdn RAAF AIR27 AustraliaNorthern Territory Memorial
Pilot OfficerJoseph Bass MILLER (406811) PBY-5 Catalina A24-49  Ext Link 1944-04-2811 Sqdn RAAF AIR27 AustraliaNorthern Territory Memorial
Pilot OfficerWarwick Neville ROSE (400939) Pilot PBY-5 Catalina A24-49  Ext Link 1944-04-2811 Sqdn RAAF AIR27 AustraliaNorthern Territory Memorial
Flight SergeantLenard William STRINGER (419679) PBY-5 Catalina A24-49  Ext Link 1944-04-2811 Sqdn RAAF AIR27 AustraliaNorthern Territory Memorial
SergeantAlfred Harvey Brooks WADHAM (28840) PBY-5 Catalina A24-49  Ext Link 1944-04-2811 Sqdn RAAF AIR27 AustraliaNorthern Territory Memorial
SergeantGeorge Wise WHITLEY (41312) PBY-5 Catalina A24-49  Ext Link 1944-04-2811 Sqdn RAAF AIR27 AustraliaNorthern Territory Memorial
Flight SergeantJames William WILLESDEN (427052) PBY-5 Catalina A24-49  Ext Link 1944-04-2811 Sqdn RAAF AIR27 AustraliaNorthern Territory Memorial
SergeantJohn Richard LEES (1821316) Flight Engi Lancaster III ND803  IBCC 1944-04-28115 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyDurnbach War Cemetery
SergeantKenneth George WOODEN (1324073) Air Gunner Lancaster III ND803  IBCC 1944-04-28115 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyDurnbach War Cemetery
SergeantJohn GOMMO (1585090) Lancaster III ND803  IBCC 1944-04-28115 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerJohn Iorwerth Gedrych LEWIS (147660) Lancaster III ND803  IBCC 1944-04-28115 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede 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 Engelsted (JohnE) and many others. Off Forum Contributions by Jonathan Heyworth, Andrew Curtis, Russell Guest and Glenda Godfrey.

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