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 (0.00%) are still unaccounted.
512 records (1,651.61%) 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 1941-04-16 returns 31 records, 31 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 410416 - Unaccounted Airmen - 16-04-1941
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Aircraftman 1st ClassJames Ezekiel DUGAN (23570) He died as the result of injur....  Forum Post 1941-04-16 AustraliaTownsville War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanRobert Lance CONGREVE (437007) He was killed in an air raid, ....  Forum Post 1941-04-16 United KingdomBrookwood Military Cemetery
Flight LieutenantFrederick Colvin George EDEN (74387) Killed in Air Raid: His death ....  Forum Post 1941-04-16 United KingdomBrookwood Military Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassArthur THORPE (1044549) He died from the effects of pn....  Forum Post 1941-04-16 United KingdomSalford (Agecroft) Cemetery
SergeantNorman Frederick JACKSON (972564) Wireless Op Whitley V Z6557  AIR81/5896 1941-04-1610 Sqdn AIR27 GermanySage War Cemetery
SergeantGerard LYNCH (551822) Wireless Op Whitley V Z6557  AIR81/5896 1941-04-1610 Sqdn AIR27 GermanySage War Cemetery
SergeantNorman Albert MORANT (902874) Wireless Op Whitley V Z6557  AIR81/5896 1941-04-1610 Sqdn AIR27 GermanySage War Cemetery
SergeantRobert Victor SALWAY (745138) Pilot Whitley V Z6557  AIR81/5896 1941-04-1610 Sqdn AIR27 GermanySage War Cemetery
SergeantVictor John STICKLAND (745430) Pilot Whitley V Z6557  AIR81/5896 1941-04-1610 Sqdn AIR27 GermanySage War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanJohn James GOLDING (6674) Killed during an enemy air rai....  Forum Post 1941-04-1610 Sqdn RAAF AIR27 United KingdomBrookwood Military Cemetery
CorporalKenneth James McVICAR (4550) Killed during an enemy air rai....  Forum Post 1941-04-1610 Sqdn RAAF AIR27 United KingdomBrookwood Military Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassLeo Carty McFALL (650035) Killed in an enemy air raid at....  AIR81/6015 1941-04-16113 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantGeoffrey Ernest COOK (746999) Blenheim IV V5881  AIR81/5903 1941-04-1613 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantPeter James CROSS (747741) Blenheim IV V5881  AIR81/5903 1941-04-1613 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantCyril Walter KERRIDGE (912844) Blenheim IV V5881  AIR81/5903 1941-04-1613 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Leading AircraftmanRichardson Kinnear DAVIDSON (1060807) U/T Pilot Oxford R6087  AIR81/5879 1941-04-1614 SFTS United KingdomCathcart Cemetery
Flight SergeantStanley CROSS (506311) Beaufighter IC T3238  AIR81/5897 1941-04-16252 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerJohn Graham LANE (91008) Beaufighter IC T3238  AIR81/5897 1941-04-16252 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantReginald Lee ROBINSON (402116) Killed in a London Air Raid....  Forum Post 1941-04-16256 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBrookwood Military Cemetery
PorucznikBoguslaw MIERZWA (P/1389) Pilot Spitfire IIa P7819  AIR81/5892 1941-04-16303 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomNorthwood Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanDonald James WHITE (1262262) U/T Pilot Tiger Moth II N6654  AIR81/5882 1941-04-164 EFTS United KingdomBanstead (All Saints) Churchya
Leading AircraftmanThomas Christopher SHARKEY (1286069) U/T Pilot DH82 Tiger Moth II R4943  AIR81/5882 1941-04-164 EFTS United KingdomNorthwood Cemetery
SergeantWilliam Roy GOVETT (570309) Admitted dangerously ill to Do....  Forum Post 1941-04-1650 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHeston (St. Leonard) Churchyar
SergeantJohn Dennis O'CONNELL (913611) Observer Blenheim IV V5518  AIR81/5884 1941-04-1653 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomSt. Mawgan (Lanherne) Roman Ca
Pilot OfficerRobert Colebrooke Lewin READE (87055) Pilot Blenheim IV V5518  AIR81/5884 1941-04-1653 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomSt. Eval Churchyard
SergeantWilson Henry JOHNSON (900135) Observer Blenheim IV V6174  AIR81/5885 1941-04-1659 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWest Thorney (St. Nicholas) Ch
Leading AircraftmanLouis RAPHAEL (931091) U/T Pilot Hart K3146  AIR81/5881 1941-04-169 SFTS United KingdomBristol Jewish Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanDouglas St. John SHIPWAY-FOWLER (1166467) U/T Pilot Hart K3146  AIR81/5881 1941-04-169 SFTS United KingdomStanton St. Quintin (St. Giles
Aircraftman 1st ClassAnthony Myer SILVERMAN (651093) Killed in an enemy air raid at....  AIR81/6457 1941-04-16Area HQ, N Ireland United KingdomBelfast City Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassWilliam Arthur JONES (1356684) He was killed in London in an ....  Forum Post  Forum Post 1941-04-16RAF Hendon United KingdomHendon Cemetery And Crematoriu
Aircraftman 1st ClassKenneth Sidney George NICE (929380) Killed in an enemy air raid at....  AIR81/5905 1941-04-16RAF Kenley United KingdomColchester 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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