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.
520 records (2,166.67%) 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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Your current query terms 4 EFTS RAF returns 24 records, 24 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
SergeantRobert Campbell DUFF (740368) Blackburn B.2 G-ACBH  Forum Post 1940-03-184 EFTS United KingdomBarnhill Cemetery
SergeantWalter HENDERSON (748484) Pilot Blackburn B.2 G-ADFS  AIR81/2291 1940-06-244 EFTS United KingdomHorden (Thorpe Road) Cemetery
SergeantJames Harold HASELDEN (741905) Pilot Blackburn B.2 G-ADFS  AIR81/2291 1940-06-274 EFTS United KingdomGrimsby (Scartho Road) Cemeter
SergeantJoseph Ernest CATCHPOLE (754642) Died in an aircsrew accident (....  Forum Post 1940-07-214 EFTS United KingdomElloughton (St. Mary) Churchya
Leading AircraftmanHarry Edward TAYLOR (947642) U/T Pilot Blackburn B2 G-ACER  Forum Post 1940-09-124 EFTS United KingdomCardiff (Llandaff) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanJoseph Wardle SAVAGE (1109070) Tiger Moth T7221  AIR81/5716 1941-04-084 EFTS United KingdomBelfast (Dundonald) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanEdwin George BEZANT (1263106) U/T Pilot Tiger Moth II N9317  AIR81/5858 1941-04-154 EFTS United KingdomNewport (St. Woolos) 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
SergeantIvan Frederick DELL (1179321) Pilot Tiger Moth T8202  AIR81/7652 1941-07-164 EFTS United KingdomIsleworth Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanLloyd Edgar FARROW (901170) He was fatally injured when Bl....  Forum Post 1941-09-074 EFTS United KingdomIlkley Cemetery
Pilot OfficerNorman Clifford DAVIES (111528) Tiger Moth T6023  Forum Post 1942-01-054 EFTS United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Leading AircraftmanRobin Harry WILLIAMS (1380487) Tiger Moth T6023  Forum Post 1942-01-054 EFTS United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerClifford WHITEHEAD (45299) Flying Inst Tiger Moth T8200  Forum Post 1942-07-044 EFTS United KingdomArnold Cemetery
Flying OfficerAlbert William Middleton ANDERSON-PARFETT (47272) Flying Inst Tiger Moth T7226   1942-12-154 EFTS United KingdomLlandrillo-Yn-Rhos (St. Trillo
Leading AircraftmanDerick George TURNER (1603594) U/T Pilot Tiger Moth T7226   1942-12-154 EFTS United KingdomWimbledon (Gap Road) Cemetery
SergeantJohn James COOPER (1214085) Pilot Tiger Moth II N9189  Forum Post 1943-05-184 EFTS United KingdomLeeds (Armley) Cemetery
Flight LieutenantKenneth Reavley MASON (66563) Flying Inst Tiger Moth T7777  Forum Post 1943-05-184 EFTS United KingdomElloughton (St. Mary) Churchya
Flying OfficerHarold RATHBONE (112726) Flying Inst Tiger Moth T7777  Forum Post 1943-05-184 EFTS United KingdomHull Western Synagogue Cemeter
SergeantRonald MINKE (1520914) Pilot Tiger Moth T7337   1944-06-264 EFTS United KingdomPudsey Cemetery
SergeantFrank Norman POWELL (659006) Pilot Tiger Moth T7337   1944-06-264 EFTS United KingdomLiverpool (Anfield) Cemetery
Flying OfficerDerrick James COFFEE (154124) Pilot DH82 Tiger Moth II R4850  Forum Post 1944-06-304 EFTS United KingdomBeckenham Crematorium And Ceme
SergeantFred DRINKWATER (1623963) Navigator Tiger Moth T6292  Forum Post 1944-10-194 EFTS United KingdomPontefract Cemetery
SergeantJohn Edward HAMILTON (1803677) Pilot Tiger Moth T6292  Forum Post 1944-10-194 EFTS United KingdomHarrogate (Stonefall) 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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