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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.
514 records (734.29%) 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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Unacc?
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Your current query terms 1943-02-05 returns 70 records, 70 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 430205 - Unaccounted airmen - 5-2-1943
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flight SergeantFrank CRIGHTON (1352289) . He suffered an epeleptic fit....  Forum Post 1943-02-05 United KingdomManchester Southern Cemetery
Flight SergeantJohn Albert HARCOURT (516423) Wireless Op He was last seen alive on 4 Fe....  Forum Post 1943-02-05 United KingdomNorthwood Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanJohn Malcolm SAXBY (1397534) while on leave, He was one of ....  Forum Post 1943-02-05 United KingdomFelpham (St. Mary) Churchyard
Flying OfficerArthur Selwyn JONES (409152) Spitfire VB ES368  Ext Link 1943-02-05 AlgeriaLe Petit Lac Cemetery
SergeantFrank William DANCE (1175778) Hudson V AM528  Ext Link 1943-02-051 OADU United KingdomWandsworth (Earlsfield) Cemete
SergeantErnest Henry Joseph GROVES (1316856) Wellington III HF673  Forum Post 1943-02-051 OADU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerHerbert Leslie MARTIN (126881) Wellington III HF673  Forum Post 1943-02-051 OADU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantGeorge SCOTT (978133) Wellington III HF673  Forum Post 1943-02-051 OADU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantLeslie John CORFIELD (928686) Navigator Hudson VI EW877  Forum Post 1943-02-05117 Sqdn AIR27 LibyaTobruk War Cemetery
Flight SergeantGeorge Wallace DIXON (614842) Wireless Op Hudson VI EW877  Forum Post 1943-02-05117 Sqdn AIR27 LibyaTobruk War Cemetery
Warrant OfficerAlbert George EDDY (406240) Hudson VI EW877  Forum Post 1943-02-05117 Sqdn AIR27 LibyaTobruk War Cemetery
SergeantWilliam Henry GLADWELL (1292395) Pilot Hudson VI EW877  Forum Post 1943-02-05117 Sqdn AIR27 LibyaTobruk War Cemetery
Flight SergeantBrian Godfrey HANCORN (642375) Wireless Op Hudson VI EW877  Forum Post 1943-02-05117 Sqdn AIR27 LibyaTobruk War Cemetery
Flight LieutenantHoward Otis KNOWLES (63449) Pilot Hudson VI EW877  Forum Post 1943-02-05117 Sqdn AIR27 LibyaTobruk War Cemetery
SergeantJack Herbert MANNING (932188) Hudson VI EW877  Forum Post 1943-02-05117 Sqdn AIR27 LibyaTobruk War Cemetery
Flight LieutenantDenis Joseph PASSADORO (79476) Hudson VI EW877  Forum Post 1943-02-05117 Sqdn AIR27 LibyaTobruk War Cemetery
Squadron LeaderReginald John PEACOCK (40257) Hudson VI EW877  Forum Post 1943-02-05117 Sqdn AIR27 LibyaTobruk War Cemetery
SergeantThomas Charlton TOY (1541849) Navigator Hudson VI EW877  Forum Post 1943-02-05117 Sqdn AIR27 LibyaTobruk War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanGeoffrey James TAYLOR (409959) Harvard RCAF 3094  Ext Link 1943-02-0514 SFTS CanadaAylmer Cemetery
KapralWladyslaw BAJ (P/794400) Oxford I BG174   1943-02-0516 SFTS United KingdomNewark-Upon-Trent Cemetery
SergeantJohn Gregory FAUX (1266731) Wellington HX653  Forum Post 1943-02-05172 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantJoseph Ernest FRANCIS (656390) Wellington HX653  Forum Post 1943-02-05172 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerJohn Norley MYERS (118485) Wellington HX653  Forum Post 1943-02-05172 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantErnest Edward PAUL (1379756) Wellington HX653  Forum Post 1943-02-05172 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantStanley Thomas POLLARD (657138) Wellington HX653  Forum Post 1943-02-05172 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantFrank WHITWELL (1379206) Wellington HX653  Forum Post 1943-02-05172 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantWilfred BILLINGHAM (1233699) Navigator ( Beaufighter VIF X8060  Forum Post 1943-02-052 (C) OTU United KingdomSheffield (Shiregreen) Cemeter
Flight SergeantAlan Rodway SMITH (1388945) Pilot Beaufighter VIF X8060  Forum Post 1943-02-052 (C) OTU United KingdomBrandesburton (St. Mary) Churc
SergeantAmar Chandra DE (917035) Wellington III HF673  IBCC 1943-02-0521 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantRoy McKENZIE (930769) Wellington III HF673  IBCC 1943-02-0521 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantWilliam Alfred WILKINSON (1319296) Beaufighter VI EL405  Forum Post 1943-02-05235 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Squadron LeaderWilliam Fleming CARNABY (90157) Pilot Mosquito HJ918  Forum Post 1943-02-0525 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomNewmarket Cemetery
Flying OfficerJames Hector Lennox KEMP (125946) Observer Mosquito HJ918  Forum Post 1943-02-0525 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomNew Kilpatrick (Or Hillfoot) C
Flight SergeantArthur Allan MACKENZIE (1204045) Pilot Beaufighter JL615  Forum Post 1943-02-05254 Sqdn AIR27 DenmarkLemvig Cemetery
Flight SergeantHarold James KNIGHT (1325114) Beaufighter JL615  Forum Post 1943-02-05254 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantSidney John DEAN (1385334) F1180 for No.26 OTU Wellington....  Forum Post 1943-02-0526 OTU United KingdomSonning (St. Andrew) Churchyar
SergeantEdward William C. EAGLEN (1269479) Pilot Hurricane IIb BE397  Forum Post 1943-02-05274 Sqdn AIR27 LibyaTripoli War Cemetery
Warrant Officer Class IITimothy Alphonse PERTUS (R/88231) Wireless Op Hudson III T9414   1943-02-05279 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLeuchars Cemetery
Pilot OfficerFrancis Marion PIERCE (J/24759) Tiger Moth RCAF 8938  Ext Link 1943-02-054 EFTS United States of AmericaSaint Joseph Memorial Park
Pilot OfficerDavid SHINGLETON-SMITH (127950) Pilot Mustang I AP216  Forum Post 1943-02-0541 OTU United KingdomCheltenham Cemetery, Prestbury
Leading AircraftmanAlfred Ellis SHIRES (1059955) Died in the 15th Scottish Gene....  Forum Post 1943-02-0542 AS EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery
SergeantKenneth CLITHERO (1537024) Pilot Master III W8964  Forum Post 1943-02-055 PAFU United KingdomBrindle (St. James) Churchyard
SergeantThomas James SYMONS (1317038) Pilot Master III W8964  Forum Post 1943-02-055 PAFU United KingdomTorquay Cemetery And Extension
SergeantGerald Macness BOWN (339844) Flight Engi Lancaster ED527  IBCC 1943-02-0550 Sqdn AIR27 AlgeriaLe Petit Lac Cemetery
Warrant Officer Class IILeonard Allan CUMMING (R/106631) Navigator Lancaster ED527  IBCC 1943-02-0550 Sqdn AIR27 AlgeriaLe Petit Lac Cemetery
Flight SergeantNelson Earl HOLNESS (R/104814) Wireless Op Lancaster ED527  IBCC 1943-02-0550 Sqdn AIR27 AlgeriaLe Petit Lac Cemetery
Flying OfficerKeith Campbell JOHANSON (414634) Pilot Lancaster ED527  IBCC 1943-02-0550 Sqdn AIR27 AlgeriaLe Petit Lac Cemetery
SergeantDavid LIVINGSTON (1346263) Navigator ( Lancaster ED527  IBCC 1943-02-0550 Sqdn AIR27 AlgeriaLe Petit Lac Cemetery
Flight SergeantMathew Simpson NAPIER (R/114490) Air Gunner Lancaster ED527  IBCC 1943-02-0550 Sqdn AIR27 AlgeriaLe Petit Lac Cemetery
SergeantGeorge ROBINSON (989538) Air Gunner Lancaster ED527  IBCC 1943-02-0550 Sqdn AIR27 AlgeriaLe Petit Lac 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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