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.
526 records (4,046.15%) 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 THORNTON GARDEN OF REST returns 13 records, 13 records (100.00%) have circumstances of death. 0 records (0.00%) do not have details. 0 Photos are available.

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Pilot OfficerThomas Monks TAYLOR (77205) Air Gunner Hampden I P1321  AIR81/1210 1940-07-2650 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomThornton Garden Of Rest
Flight LieutenantKenneth Mcleod GILLIES (37799) Pilot Spitfire Ia X4320  AIR81/3633 1940-10-0466 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomThornton Garden Of Rest
Flying OfficerJohn Fraser DRUMMOND (40810) Spitfire Ia R6616  AIR81/3720  Forum Post 1940-10-1092 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomThornton Garden Of Rest
Pilot OfficerKenneth LLOYD (111992) Observer Wellington IC Z1158  IBCC 1942-04-14214 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomThornton Garden Of Rest
Aircraftwoman 2nd ClassBetty Thompson HASPREY (471993) Accidental death, died in an R....  Forum Post 1943-02-1624 OTU United KingdomThornton Garden Of Rest
Flying OfficerWilliam Corfield MORRIS (120570) Navigator Lancaster ED446  IBCC 1943-03-20101 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomThornton Garden Of Rest
SergeantArden Roy THOROUGOOD (1238936) Pilot Miles Master DL491  Forum Post 1943-07-193 GTS United KingdomThornton Garden Of Rest
SergeantMalcolm SIMPSON (659008) Air Bomber Lancaster III JB148  IBCC 1943-10-22100 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomThornton Garden Of Rest
Aircraftman 2nd ClassCollen Jackson FOSTER (1677789) U/T Pilot Drowned in the river Ouse at L....  Forum Post 1944-02-20 United KingdomThornton Garden Of Rest
Flight SergeantHerbert John RALPH (1538441) Pilot Dakota III FZ552   1944-04-17271 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomThornton Garden Of Rest
Flight LieutenantLeo Joseph BANKS (49221) Observer Beaufighter TFX NE462   1944-04-26144 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomThornton Garden Of Rest
Leading AircraftwomanJoan MULLIN (2103080) He was admitted seriously ill ....  Forum Post 1945-04-09RAF Pembroke Dock United KingdomThornton Garden Of Rest
CorporalDonald Leslie PRATT (1139438) Liberator CIX JT985  Forum Post 1945-06-15120 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomThornton Garden Of Rest

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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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