RAF and Commonwealth Air Forces War Dead (Courtesy CWGC)
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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 (6.67%) are still unaccounted.
513 records (3,420.00%) 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

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Your current query terms 1946-01-19 returns 15 records, 14 records (93.33%) have circumstances of death. 1 records (6.67%) 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 460119 - Unaccounted Airmen - 19-01-1946
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Air MechanicJohannes Laurens Albertus ERASMUS (336288V) Died in Alexandria Hospital of....  More Details 1946-01-19 EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd Class SUDHIR CHANDRA ROY (IND/16831)   1946-01-19 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Aircraftman 2nd ClassVernon Lloyd JONES (3026577) Dangerously injured on 17 Janu....  Forum Post 1946-01-19 United KingdomBedwas Hephzibah Baptist Chape
Leading AircraftmanJohn MARTIN (992639) Died at 1.50 p.m. at The Infir....  Forum Post 1946-01-19 United KingdomKilmarnock Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanRonald John GRUNDY (130816) He died in Derby Royal Infirma....  Forum Post 1946-01-191 PHU United KingdomAllestree (St. Edmund) Churchy
Leading AircraftmanLouis Stanley FOUNTAIN (1499428) Died of Mastoditis (via Jon He....  Forum Post 1946-01-1913 (AM) Flt EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery
Flying OfficerPhilip Hunter WATTLEWORTH (187290) Flying Inst Harvard IIb FX228  Forum Post  Forum Post 1946-01-1919 FTS United KingdomPyrford (St. Nicholas) Churchy
Flight SergeantJohn Francis Colthup WHITTLE (1394221) Air Gunner He was dangerously injured whe....  Forum Post 1946-01-1922 SFTS United KingdomSt. Mary Cray Cemetery
SergeantVernon Rupert DUCKLOW (R/122084) Dakota III FL636  Forum Post 1946-01-196 OTU CanadaVancouver (Mountain View) Ceme
Leading AircraftmanDaniel LEVY (R/262137) Dakota III FL636  Forum Post 1946-01-196 OTU CanadaToronto (Amalgamated Dawes Roa
Leading AircraftmanRichard Brockwell LOWE (R/254807) Dakota III FL636  Forum Post 1946-01-196 OTU CanadaOttawa (Pinecrest) Cemetery
Flying OfficerJames Leonard NORRIS (J/94193) Dakota III FL636  Forum Post 1946-01-196 OTU CanadaChilliwack (Royal Canadian Leg
Flight LieutenantWilliam James SEALEY (J/29860) Dakota III FL636  Forum Post 1946-01-196 OTU CanadaVancouver (Mountain View) Ceme
Flying OfficerRobert Huycke WATT (J/18309) Dakota III FL636  Forum Post 1946-01-196 OTU CanadaWinnipeg (Elmwood) Cemetery
Flight LieutenantWilliam Joseph WOOD (J/85075) Dakota III FL636  Forum Post 1946-01-196 OTU CanadaWinnipeg St. James 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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