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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 (0.00%) are still unaccounted.
522 records (900.00%) 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
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Unit
Trade
Force
Region
Country
Cemetery
Aircraft Name
Aircraft #
Unacc?
Partial?
Name Number
Fm Date/Year To Date/Year

Your current query terms 1944-07-28 returns 58 records, 58 records (100.00%) have circumstances of death. 0 records (0.00%) do not have details. 0 Photos are available.

For additional details around the circumstances of some of the casualities, Check the "Unaccounted Airmen" thread at 440728 - Unaccounted Airmen - 28-7-1944
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
CorporalErnest FLASKETT (611153) POW Died of Beri Beri at Java ....  Ext Link 1944-07-28 IndonesiaAmbon War Cemetery
Air MechanicNicholas Gerald DUKAS (101425V) Died of malaria....  More Details 1944-07-28 ItalyFoiano Della Chiana War Cemete
Warrant OfficerGilbert Allen Noel SMITH (4119) Electrocuted at Milne bay when....  More Details 1944-07-28 Papua New GuineaPort Moresby (Bomana) War Ceme
SergeantWilliam REVILL (293630) He died suddenlyl at Winstone.....  Forum Post 1944-07-28 United KingdomWinstone (St. Bartholomew) Chu
SergeantChristian Sherley William BYERLEY (710295) Navigator Unidentified (Unk) UA440728  More Details 1944-07-28 EgyptAlexandria (Chatby) Military A
SergeantBernard Frederick HADFIELD (1600978) Wireless Op Unidentified (Unk) UA440728  More Details 1944-07-28 EgyptAlexandria (Chatby) Military A
SergeantRonald William KNIGHT (1324630) Wireless Op Unidentified (Unk) UA440728  More Details 1944-07-28 EgyptAlexandria (Chatby) Military A
SergeantHarold Kenneth (Ken) PILLING (1620312) Pilot Unidentified (Unk) UA440728  More Details 1944-07-28 EgyptAlexandria (Chatby) Military A
SergeantLeonard Daniel SHORTLAND (533167) He was admitted seriously ill ....  Forum Post 1944-07-281 CMU IndiaCalcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemeter
Pilot OfficerFrank Louis DUMBLETON (177685) Pilot Martinet TT1 HP311  Forum Post 1944-07-2810 AGS United KingdomSouthall (Havelock) Cemetery
SergeantEric Ronald BROWN (1318339) Air Gunner Lancaster LM462  IBCC 1944-07-28101 Sqdn AIR27 FranceRebrechien Communal Cemetery
SergeantThomas CRANE (1532034) Air Bomber Lancaster LM462  IBCC 1944-07-28101 Sqdn AIR27 FranceRebrechien Communal Cemetery
SergeantWolf Herman ENGELHARDT (1895899) Radio Opera Lancaster LM462  IBCC 1944-07-28101 Sqdn AIR27 FranceRebrechien Communal Cemetery
SergeantJohn HODGSON (984920) Flight Engi Lancaster LM462  IBCC 1944-07-28101 Sqdn AIR27 FranceRebrechien Communal Cemetery
Pilot OfficerPeter Joseph HYLAND (177687) Pilot Lancaster LM462  IBCC 1944-07-28101 Sqdn AIR27 FranceRebrechien Communal Cemetery
SergeantJohn Thomas Victor MOORE (1582062) Radio Opera Lancaster LM462  IBCC 1944-07-28101 Sqdn AIR27 FranceRebrechien Communal Cemetery
Flight SergeantClifford Ernest SMITH (1542938) Navigator Lancaster LM462  IBCC 1944-07-28101 Sqdn AIR27 FranceRebrechien Communal Cemetery
Pilot OfficerAlbert William TUURI (J/95438) Air Bomber Lancaster LM462  IBCC 1944-07-28101 Sqdn AIR27 FranceRebrechien Communal Cemetery
SergeantGordon Joseph CRAWLEY (1804685) Air Gunner Wellington BX LP196   1944-07-28150 Sqdn AIR27 RomaniaBucharest War Cemetery
SergeantGeorge KIRKBY (1520933) Wireless Op Wellington BX LP196   1944-07-28150 Sqdn AIR27 RomaniaBucharest War Cemetery
SergeantEdgar Leslie PRICE (549379) Navigator Wellington BX LP196   1944-07-28150 Sqdn AIR27 RomaniaBucharest War Cemetery
SergeantRobert TURNER (1684418) Air Bomber Wellington BX LP196   1944-07-28150 Sqdn AIR27 RomaniaBucharest War Cemetery
SergeantBert Frederick William WILKINSON (1604691) Pilot Wellington BX LP196   1944-07-28150 Sqdn AIR27 RomaniaBucharest War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerJames Wallace HOCKING (429321) Stirling LJ451  IBCC 1944-07-281651 HCU United KingdomCambridge City Cemetery
CaptainPetries Johannes Steinkamp LOUW (115437V) Spitfire MH321  Ext Link 1944-07-28242 Sqdn AIR27 MaltaMalta Memorial
Flight SergeantRaymond Andrew BARRETT (1391772) Beaufighter TFX NE255   1944-07-28252 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flight LieutenantCharles Alexander WHYATT (127154) Beaufighter TFX NE255   1944-07-28252 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flying OfficerIan Hugh FORRESTER (160153) Pilot Typhoon IB MN361   1944-07-28266 Sqdn AIR27 FranceBayeux War Cemetery
Flight SergeantFulke Henry Arthur BRAYBROOKE (1585560) Bomb Aimer Albemarle P1400   1944-07-28297 Sqdn AIR27 FranceMuneville-Sur-Mer Churchyard
Squadron LeaderLawrence Denis EMBLEM (43011) Pilot Albemarle P1400   1944-07-28297 Sqdn AIR27 FranceMuneville-Sur-Mer Churchyard
Flying OfficerDavid PICKARD (139528) Bomb Aimer Albemarle P1400   1944-07-28297 Sqdn AIR27 FranceMuneville-Sur-Mer Churchyard
Aircraftman 2nd ClassHarry FORBES (1877391) He was killed in a V weapon in....  Forum Post 1944-07-283 ACRC United KingdomTottenham Cemetery
Flying OfficerJoseph Alphonse Carmen CAMPEAU (J/25211) Navigator ( Wellington MF186   1944-07-2838 Sqdn AIR27 GreecePhaleron War Cemetery
Flight SergeantGraham Frederick John HARRIS (1419565) Wireless Op Wellington MF186   1944-07-2838 Sqdn AIR27 GreecePhaleron War Cemetery
Flight SergeantCyril Norman LEWIS (1577694) Wireless Op Wellington MF186   1944-07-2838 Sqdn AIR27 GreecePhaleron War Cemetery
Flight SergeantAllen George OTTON (535348) Pilot Wellington MF186   1944-07-2838 Sqdn AIR27 GreecePhaleron War Cemetery
SergeantGeorge Edward PLATT (1388228) Wireless Op Wellington MF186   1944-07-2838 Sqdn AIR27 GreecePhaleron War Cemetery
Flying OfficerMaurice Dier ZIMMERMAN (J/22879) Navigator Wellington MF186   1944-07-2838 Sqdn AIR27 GreecePhaleron War Cemetery
Warrant Officer Class IIAlbert ELLIS (869) Died in the station Hospital a....  Forum Post 1944-07-284 RD CanadaOttawa (Beechwood) Cemetery
LieutenantJohn Henry DU PLESSIS (207133V) Pilot Spitfire VC EF732  Ext Link 1944-07-2840 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 ItalyFlorence War Cemetery
Flying OfficerAngus Alexander McKIGGAN (J/23376) Pilot Spitfire XIX PL829  Ext Link 1944-07-28400 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWrexham Cemetery
Pilot OfficerGordon Kenneth Vimy Ridge VINCENT (J/86473) Halifax BIII MZ712  IBCC 1944-07-28425 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Warrant OfficerStephen Brencley EVANS (1417582) Died of a heart attack (via Jo....  Forum Post 1944-07-284854 Quarrying Flt FranceBayeux War Cemetery
Flight LieutenantFrederick MEAKIN (123140) Spitfire LFVIIIC A58-390  Forum Post 1944-07-2854 Sqdn AIR27 AustraliaAdelaide River War Cemetery
Flying OfficerJohn Thomas CLIFFORD (52615) Pilot Spitfire EN522  Forum Post 1944-07-28611 Sqdn AIR27 FranceReguiny Communal Cemetery
Flight LieutenantAlan James BAKER (120075) Observer Mosquito NS987  Forum Post 1944-07-28613 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRichmond Cemetery, Surrey
Flight LieutenantJoseph George OLIVER (119921) Pilot Mosquito NS987  Forum Post 1944-07-28613 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLambeth Cemetery
SergeantRonald Graham Henry FEASEY (1586699) Wellington BX LP250  Forum Post 1944-07-2877 OTU Israel and Palestine (incRamleh War Cemetery
SergeantArthur GATER (1580606) Navigator Wellington BX LP250  Forum Post 1944-07-2877 OTU Israel and Palestine (incRamleh War Cemetery
SergeantJames Augustus HISCOCK (1350563) Wellington BX LP250  Forum Post 1944-07-2877 OTU Israel and Palestine (incRamleh 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 Engelsted (JohnE) and many others. Off Forum Contributions by Jonathan Heyworth, Andrew Curtis, Russell Guest and Glenda Godfrey.

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