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.
518 records (51.24%) 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 78 Sqdn returns 1011 records, 1011 records (100.00%) have circumstances of death. 0 records (0.00%) do not have details. 4 Photos are available.

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantNoel Huckman BURTON (580867) Observer Whitley V N1487  AIR81/1177 1940-07-2278 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyReichswald Forest War Cemetery
SergeantChristopher Grimwade HILL (550068) Pilot Whitley V N1487  AIR81/1177 1940-07-2278 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyReichswald Forest War Cemetery
SergeantWilliam McCRORIE (615278) Wireless Op Whitley V N1487  AIR81/1177 1940-07-2278 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyReichswald Forest War Cemetery
SergeantVictor Clarence MONKHOUSE (580343) Pilot Whitley V N1487  AIR81/1177 1940-07-2278 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyReichswald Forest War Cemetery
SergeantJames Anthony SULTER (617486) Wireless Op Whitley V N1487  AIR81/1177 1940-07-2278 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyReichswald Forest War Cemetery
SergeantLuke James FURZE (748526) Whitley V N1478  AIR81/3385 1940-09-1578 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantJohn Cresswell GREIG (966648) Whitley V N1478  AIR81/3385 1940-09-1578 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantRonald Macaulay HEYWORTH (580871) Whitley V N1478  AIR81/3385 1940-09-1578 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantJames KELLY (935752) Whitley V N1478  AIR81/3385 1940-09-1578 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerClarence Sydney ROBSON (41323) Whitley V N1478  AIR81/3385 1940-09-1578 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerNeville Halsey ANDREW (36252) Pilot Whitley V P4964  AIR81/3588 1940-10-0178 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsHummelo-En-Keppel (Hummelo) Ge
SergeantGeorge Enos MATSON (581164) Observer Whitley V P4964  AIR81/3588 1940-10-0178 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsHummelo-En-Keppel (Hummelo) Ge
Pilot OfficerHarry Wright MORGAN (43708) Pilot Whitley V P4964  AIR81/3588 1940-10-0178 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsHummelo-En-Keppel (Hummelo) Ge
SergeantPhilip Hall RICHMOND (639639) Wireless Op Whitley V P4964  AIR81/3588 1940-10-0178 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsHummelo-En-Keppel (Hummelo) Ge
SergeantArthur ROSCOE (633114) Wireless Op Whitley V P4964  AIR81/3588 1940-10-0178 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsHummelo-En-Keppel (Hummelo) Ge
SergeantFrank Thomas ALLCOCK (929984) Wireless Op Whitley V N1485  AIR81/4558 1940-12-1478 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomSelby Cemetery
SergeantDennis ANGELL (754951) Pilot Whitley V N1485  AIR81/4558 1940-12-1478 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomGolders Green Crematorium
Pilot OfficerMichael Lomax STEDMAN (36263) Whitley V N1485  AIR81/4558 1940-12-1478 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerWilliam Albert BATES (86711) Whitley V T4204  More Details 1941-01-0178 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBrookwood Military Cemetery
SergeantArthur William ASTLE (939723) Wireless Op Whitley V T4203  NA/PRO 1941-01-0978 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsMook War Cemetery
SergeantStanley Hudson BURLEY (754658) Pilot Whitley V T4203  NA/PRO 1941-01-0978 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsMook War Cemetery
SergeantLawrence Dudley NORMAN (755448) Observer Whitley V T4203  NA/PRO 1941-01-0978 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsMook War Cemetery
SergeantCharles Arthur SMITH (742847) Pilot Whitley V T4203  NA/PRO 1941-01-0978 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsMook War Cemetery
SergeantVictor TARRANT (970710) Wireless Op Whitley V T4203  NA/PRO 1941-01-0978 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsMook War Cemetery
SergeantGeorge Russel ARMSTRONG (966934) Wireless Op Whitley V P4996  AIR81/5291 1941-02-2778 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomGreat Crosby (St. Luke) Church
SergeantGeorge Alexander FORSYTH (740576) Pilot Whitley V P4996  AIR81/5291 1941-02-2778 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomTidebrook (St. John The Baptis
Pilot OfficerDonald Henry GATES (85287) Observer Whitley V P4996  AIR81/5291 1941-02-2778 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLambeth Cemetery
SergeantNorman Leslie LANE (945263) Wireless Op Whitley V P4996  AIR81/5291 1941-02-2778 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLemington Cemetery
Wing CommanderGerald Thomas TOLAND (34033) Pilot Whitley V P4996  AIR81/5291 1941-02-2778 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomMoreton Corbet (St. Bartholome
SergeantRoy BRADBURY (937480) Whitley V N1525  AIR81/5334 1941-03-0178 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantRaymond CLARK (755818) Whitley V N1525  AIR81/5334 1941-03-0178 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerMervyn James DAVID (88683) Whitley V N1525  AIR81/5334 1941-03-0178 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantJoseph Gerald EARLEY (970686) Whitley V N1525  AIR81/5334 1941-03-0178 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantJames William QUINCEY (745144) Whitley V N1525  AIR81/5334 1941-03-0278 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantErnest Alfred Francis GRUNSELL (752233) Wireless Op Whitley V Z6470  AIR81/5598 1941-03-2778 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsJonkerbos War Cemetery
SergeantAlan Kingsley MILLS (742274) Pilot Whitley V Z6470  AIR81/5598 1941-03-2778 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsJonkerbos War Cemetery
SergeantJack MITCHELL (942752) Wireless Op Whitley V Z6470  AIR81/5598 1941-03-2778 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsJonkerbos War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerKenneth Frank SEAGER (85289) Pilot Whitley V Z6470  AIR81/5598 1941-03-2778 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsJonkerbos War Cemetery
Flight SergeantHerbert Eric BAILEY (971793) Wireless Op Whitley V T4147  Ext Link 1941-05-0978 Sqdn AIR27 GermanySage War Cemetery
SergeantPeter William Reynolds EMMETT (909056) Wireless Op Whitley V T4147  Ext Link 1941-05-0978 Sqdn AIR27 GermanySage War Cemetery
SergeantPeter James LEWIS (955758) Observer Whitley V T4147  Ext Link 1941-05-0978 Sqdn AIR27 GermanySage War Cemetery
SergeantLawrence THORPE (748308) Pilot Whitley V T4147  Ext Link 1941-05-0978 Sqdn AIR27 GermanySage War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerRonald Walter WALLIS-STOLZLE (80064) Pilot Whitley V T4147  Ext Link 1941-05-0978 Sqdn AIR27 GermanySage War Cemetery
Flight SergeantReginald James GARLISH (759206) Observer Whitley V Z6493  AIR81/6523 1941-05-1678 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsJonkerbos War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerJohn Aubrey Trevor GARROULD (60818) Pilot Whitley V Z6493  AIR81/6523 1941-05-1678 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsJonkerbos War Cemetery
SergeantRobert Sydney Langston KEYMER (948441) Pilot Whitley V Z6493  AIR81/6523 1941-05-1678 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsJonkerbos War Cemetery
SergeantEdward OAKES (975986) Wireless Op Whitley V Z6493  AIR81/6523 1941-05-1678 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsJonkerbos War Cemetery
Flight SergeantAlexander Plant SMITH (653803) Wireless Op Whitley V Z6493  AIR81/6523 1941-05-1678 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsJonkerbos War Cemetery
SergeantAlbert COOKE (754743) Observer Whitley V Z6484  AIR81/6673 1941-05-2978 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBecklingen War Cemetery
SergeantAlfred Thomas COPLEY (903447) Pilot Whitley V Z6484  AIR81/6673 1941-05-2978 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBecklingen 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 Engelsted (JohnE) and many others. Off Forum Contributions by Jonathan Heyworth, Andrew Curtis, Russell Guest and Glenda Godfrey.

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