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

122,434 casualty records in this database.
115,972 records (94.72%) are "Accounted for".
99,726 are aviation. 16,246 are non-aviation deaths.
6,462 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 148 Sqdn RNZAF returns 9 records, 9 records (100.00%) have circumstances of death. 0 records (0.00%) do not have details.

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantJoseph Lewis McNAMARA (40725) Wellington IC T2952  AIR81/5769 1941-04-09148 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flight SergeantGeorge BOOTH (404052) Wellington ES990   1942-06-22148 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flight SergeantDonald William CROSS (405369) Wellington ES990   1942-06-22148 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantRoyal Tuiri ERIA (404635) Wellington IC DV649   1942-10-05148 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flight SergeantHenry Sutherland RODGER (41998) Wellington IC DV649   1942-10-05148 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flying OfficerFrancis Jack HUNTER (413074) Halifax II HR674   1943-10-20148 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flight LieutenantHugh Irvine CRAWFORD (411065) Wireless Op Liberator II AL509   1943-11-04148 Sqdn AIR27 SerbiaBelgrade War Cemetery
Flight SergeantBruce Woodward ELLISON (4310166) Navigator Halifax II BB412  Forum Post 1944-09-12148 Sqdn AIR27 ItalyMilan War Cemetery
Flight LieutenantHarry Edmund HORSFALL (415321) Pilot Halifax II JP281  Archive Post 1945-01-26148 Sqdn AIR27 SerbiaBelgrade War 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 Englsted (JohnE) and many others. Off Forum Contributions by Jonathan Heyworth, Andrew Curtis, Russell Guest and Glenda Godfrey.

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