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

122,434 casualty records in this database.
115,839 records (94.61%) are "Accounted for".
99,705 are aviation. 16,134 are non-aviation deaths.
6,595 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 1939-09-04 returns 29 records, 29 records (100.00%) have circumstances of death. 0 records (0.00%) do not have details.

For additional details around the circumstances of some of the casualities, Check the "Unaccounted Airmen" thread at 390904 - Unaccounted Airmen - 04-09-1939
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Leading AircraftmanGeoffrey SLADE (524194)  Forum Post 1939-09-04 Israel and Palestine (incRamleh War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassJohn Joseph WALSH (233835)  Forum Post 1939-09-04 United KingdomBerwick-Upon-Tweed Cemetery
Flight LieutenantWilliam Frank BARTON (34213) Pilot Blenheim IV N6184  NA/PRO 1939-09-04107 Sqdn AIR27 GermanySage War Cemetery
CorporalJames Leslie RICKETTS (519859) Wireless Op Blenheim IV N6184  NA/PRO 1939-09-04107 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBecklingen War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerWilliam Joseph MURPHY (39748) Pilot Blenheim IV N6188  NA/PRO 1939-09-04107 Sqdn AIR27 GermanySage War Cemetery
SergeantLeslie Robert WARD (564477) Pilot Blenheim IV N6188  NA/PRO 1939-09-04107 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyHamburg Cemetery
SergeantOwen Lobb Dunkirk HOWELLS (564670) Pilot Blenheim IV N6189  Forum Post 1939-09-04107 Sqdn AIR27 GermanySage War Cemetery
Flying OfficerHerbert Brian LIGHTOLLER (37884) Pilot Blenheim IV N6189  NA/PRO 1939-09-04107 Sqdn AIR27 GermanySage War Cemetery
SergeantAlbert Stanley PRINCE (580195) Pilot Blenheim IV N6240  NA/PRO 1939-09-04107 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBecklingen War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassEdward PATEMAN (548974) Wireless Op Blenheim IV N6188  NA/PRO 1939-09-04110 Sqdn AIR27 GermanySage War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassErnest William LYON (546679) U/T Wireles Blenheim IV N6189  NA/PRO 1939-09-04110 Sqdn AIR27 GermanySage War Cemetery
Flying OfficerHenry Lovell EMDEN (36138) Pilot Blenheim IV N6199  NA/PRO 1939-09-04110 Sqdn AIR27 GermanySage War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassRalph EVANS (537187) U/T Wireles Blenheim IV N6199  NA/PRO 1939-09-04110 Sqdn AIR27 GermanySage War Cemetery
SergeantStanley George Mckenna OTTY (509143) Observer Blenheim IV N6199  NA/PRO 1939-09-04110 Sqdn AIR27 GermanySage War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassThomas THOMSON (621153)  Forum Post 1939-09-04149 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWinchburgh Cemetery
Flying OfficerEarl Douglas GODFREY (39167) Pilot Hudson I N7239  AIR81/1501 1939-09-04233 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLeuchars Cemetery
Flight LieutenantGuy Percy ROBINSON (33282) Pilot Hudson I N7239  AIR81/1501 1939-09-04233 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomDuddon (St. Peter) Churchyard
SergeantRaymond Charles GROSSEY (516460) Blenheim IV N6199  NA/PRO 1939-09-0442 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerJohn Frederick ROSS (39340) Navigator Blenheim IV N6184  NA/PRO 1939-09-0448 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBecklingen War Cemetery
Flight SergeantIan Edward Maitland BORLEY (365199) Wellington I L4268  AIR81/4 1939-09-049 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Leading AircraftmanHarry DORE (531093) Wellington I L4268  AIR81/4 1939-09-049 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 2nd ClassRobert HENDERSON (618765) Wellington I L4268  AIR81/4 1939-09-049 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantGeorge MILLER (580160) Wellington I L4268  AIR81/4 1939-09-049 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
CorporalGeorge William PARK (524855) Wellington I L4268  AIR81/4 1939-09-049 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 2nd ClassKenneth George DAY (549741) Wireless Op Wellington I L4275  AIR81/2  Ext Link 1939-09-049 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBecklingen War Cemetery
SergeantDonald Edward JARVIS (565602) Pilot Wellington I L4275  AIR81/2  Ext Link 1939-09-049 Sqdn AIR27 GermanySage War Cemetery
Flight SergeantAlbion John TURNER (561939) Pilot Wellington I L4275  AIR81/2  Ext Link 1939-09-049 Sqdn AIR27 GermanySage War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassGeorge Thomas BROCKING (546065) Wellington I L4275  AIR81/2  Ext Link 1939-09-049 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantBertie Greville WALTON (550292) Wellington I L4275  AIR81/2  Ext Link 1939-09-049 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 Englsted (JohnE) and many others. Off Forum Contributions by Jonathan Heyworth, Andrew Curtis, Russell Guest and Glenda Godfrey.

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