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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

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Your current query terms 1944-01-03 returns 180 records, 176 records (97.78%) have circumstances of death. 4 records (2.22%) do not have details.

For additional details around the circumstances of some of the casualities, Check the "Unaccounted Airmen" thread at 440103 - Unaccounted Airmen - 3-1-1944
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Aircraftman 2nd ClassArthur Frank BETTERIDGE (1851094)   1944-01-03 AlgeriaEl Alia Cemetery
SergeantVincent Hatton MINNS (915912)  Ext Link 1944-01-03 IndonesiaJakarta War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanGeorge Thomas WOOD (926235)   1944-01-03 ItalyBari War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd Class ANUTTAR BARUA (BVAF62)   1944-01-03 MyanmarRangoon Memorial
Leading AircraftmanLeonard CASTLE (1444298)  More Details 1944-01-03 United KingdomRamsgate Cemetery
Flight SergeantRobert Edward Frederick CHESTER (1043302) Pilot Spitfire VIII JF758  Forum Post 1944-01-03 PakistanKarachi War Cemetery
SergeantNinian BOWMAN (1126757) Lancaster III JB549  IBCC 1944-01-03100 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerGerald William HENDERSON (J/19170) Lancaster III JB549  IBCC 1944-01-03100 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantGordon Hewett HENDRY (1348243) Lancaster III JB549  IBCC 1944-01-03100 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantLouis Jack LOEWENSON (778107) Lancaster III JB549  IBCC 1944-01-03100 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantEdward Colhoun McLAUGHLIN (2204122) Lancaster III JB549  IBCC 1944-01-03100 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerJames Mcvie OGILVIE (J/22214) Lancaster III JB549  IBCC 1944-01-03100 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantRichard Edward Leonard STONEMAN (1316590) Lancaster III JB549  IBCC 1944-01-03100 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantGerald Alfred BECKETT (R/139887) Air Gunner Lancaster DV269  IBCC 1944-01-03101 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
SergeantCharles Derek BROWN (1581033) Wireless Op Lancaster DV269  IBCC 1944-01-03101 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
Flight LieutenantAlan Lansdale LAZENBY (121466) Pilot Lancaster DV269  IBCC 1944-01-03101 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
SergeantDonald Henry STEPHENS (1586493) Air Gunner Lancaster DV269  IBCC 1944-01-03101 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
SergeantJohn William BATEMAN (1482192) Wireless Op Lancaster III JB747  IBCC 1944-01-03103 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
SergeantRonald Gordon CREBER (1354856) Air Gunner Lancaster III JB747  IBCC 1944-01-03103 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
SergeantClement Ralph GREENWELL (2206988) Air Gunner Lancaster III JB747  IBCC 1944-01-03103 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
SergeantHarry Arthur JOINT (1522494) Flight Engi Lancaster III JB747  IBCC 1944-01-03103 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
SergeantAlfred Jack LARBY (1586818) Air Bomber Lancaster III JB747  IBCC 1944-01-03103 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
Flying OfficerGeorge Stapleford PALIN (J/14572) Navigator Lancaster III JB747  IBCC 1944-01-03103 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
Warrant OfficerEdgar Thomas TOWNSEND (415207) Pilot Lancaster III JB747  IBCC 1944-01-03103 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
Flight SergeantWilliam Henry HARE (419992) Wellington BX LN661  IBCC 1944-01-0311 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantRaymond MILLER (426133) Wellington BX LN661  IBCC 1944-01-0311 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Leading AircraftmanEric Charles BERTRAM (116892)  More Details 1944-01-03111 CCS Papua New GuineaLae War Cemetery
SergeantKenneth ASPINALL (1453321) Wireless Op Lancaster III JB310  IBCC 1944-01-03156 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
SergeantGlyn GRIFFITHS (612907) Air Gunner Lancaster III JB310  IBCC 1944-01-03156 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
Flight SergeantArthur Hardie HAYWARD (421710) Air Bomber Lancaster III JB310  IBCC 1944-01-03156 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
SergeantKenneth HUNT (1582257) Flight Engi Lancaster III JB310  IBCC 1944-01-03156 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
SergeantColin Rupert KING (1398998) Navigator Lancaster III JB310  IBCC 1944-01-03156 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
SergeantPeter Ernest POUT (1850139) Air Gunner Lancaster III JB310  IBCC 1944-01-03156 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
Flight LieutenantJames Clarence RALPH (414340) Pilot Lancaster III JB310  IBCC 1944-01-03156 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
Flight SergeantAlan Douglas BARNES (1323215) Lancaster III JB317  IBCC 1944-01-03156 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantArthur John HACKETT (1303836) Lancaster III JB317  IBCC 1944-01-03156 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantRonald Victor HILLMAN (1601538) Lancaster III JB317  IBCC 1944-01-03156 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight LieutenantAlexander Neill McGLASHAN (110887) Pilot Lancaster III JB553  IBCC 1944-01-03156 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerVincent Robert PURMAL (J/19506) Navigator Lancaster III JB553  IBCC 1944-01-03156 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
SergeantJohn Simpson SCOTT (1553200) Flight Engi Lancaster III JB553  IBCC 1944-01-03156 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
Warrant Officer Class ILeslie James ADAIR (R/133591) Air Gunner Lancaster III JB553  IBCC 1944-01-03156 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerJames BORLAND (157303) Pilot Lancaster III JB553  IBCC 1944-01-03156 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantDuncan Benjamin Grant MACKENZIE (991795) Wireless Op Lancaster III JB553  IBCC 1944-01-03156 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantDennis Cyril George SNELLING (1389270) Air Bomber Lancaster III JB553  IBCC 1944-01-03156 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantAlan Abraham WALLER (1392292) Lancaster III JB553  IBCC 1944-01-03156 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantDennis Frederick BURTENSHAW (1321486) Lancaster III JB640  IBCC 1944-01-03156 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantKenneth Sidney James CHAPMAN (1421743) Lancaster III JB640  IBCC 1944-01-03156 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantNorman Henry COLEBATCH (1578101) Lancaster III JB640  IBCC 1944-01-03156 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantReginald Joseph COLLENS (1811940) Lancaster III JB640  IBCC 1944-01-03156 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerJohn Donald Range CROMARTY (162647) Lancaster III JB640  IBCC 1944-01-03156 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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