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 (411.11%) 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
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Trade
Force
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Cemetery
Aircraft Name
Aircraft #
Unacc?
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Fm Date/Year To Date/Year

Your current query terms 78 Sqdn RCAF returns 126 records, 126 records (100.00%) have circumstances of death. 0 records (0.00%) do not have details. 1 Photos are available.

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantWilfred Bruce SMITH (R/62188) Pilot Whitley V Z6484  AIR81/6673 1941-05-2978 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBecklingen War Cemetery
SergeantClifford Mackenzie MARTIN (R/64471) Whitley V Z6555  AIR81/7490 1941-07-0978 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantGordon Leonard OLSEN (R/66161) Pilot Whitley V Z6577  NA/PRO 1941-08-1778 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsJonkerbos War Cemetery
SergeantThomas Anthony SHERMAN (R/69619) Pilot Whitley V Z6577  NA/PRO 1941-08-1778 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsJonkerbos War Cemetery
SergeantGeorge Henderson Pepper BUCHANAN (R/62170) Wireless Op Whitley V Z6754  NA/PRO 1941-08-1778 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsJonkerbos War Cemetery
SergeantDonald Alexander SINCLAIR (R/61222) Pilot Whitley V Z6742  NA/PRO 1941-08-2578 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomIpswich New Cemetery
SergeantSamuel Edgar ROWED (R/68123) Whitley V Z6508  NA/PRO 1941-08-2978 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantArthur Cyril DARRELL (R/71644) Air Observe . Died in the EMS Hospital Nor....  Forum Post 1941-12-2278 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomNorthallerton Cemetery
Flight SergeantDouglas Reid CAMPBELL (R/61803) Whitley V Z9305  IBCC 1942-01-2878 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerJames Bernard Frederick BROWN (J/5693) Air Observe Halifax II W7663  IBCC 1942-04-2978 Sqdn AIR27 FranceDunkirk Town Cemetery
Pilot OfficerJohn Robert KENNEDY (J/15431) Wireless Op Halifax II R9391  IBCC 1942-05-0478 Sqdn AIR27 GermanySage War Cemetery
Flight SergeantLeonard Alfred WADMAN (R/76357) Halifax II W7707  IBCC 1942-05-3178 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerJohn Stephen LAWSON (J/15200) Halifax II R9364  IBCC 1942-06-0278 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantGuy Andre Rene BISSONNETTE (R/91666) Halifax II W1184  IBCC 1942-07-2678 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantJohn Richard GILBERT (R/109675) Air Gunner Halifax II W1180  IBCC 1942-08-0678 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsJonkerbos War Cemetery
Flight SergeantArthur George JOHNSTON (R/59551) Halifax II W1237  IBCC 1942-08-0778 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantAulden Claire PORTER (R/72543) Air Gunner Halifax II W1016  IBCC 1942-08-1078 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyKiel War Cemetery
Flight SergeantDonald Joseph NAVIN (R/78543) Halifax II W1016  IBCC 1942-08-1078 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerJohn Frederick MYRICK (J/9587) Air Gunner Halifax II W1233  IBCC 1942-08-1178 Sqdn AIR27 DenmarkEsbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery
Warrant Officer Class IIWilliam Everett LUNAN (R/71746) Pilot Halifax II W1061  IBCC 1942-08-1278 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumSchoonselhof Cemetery
SergeantJohn Arnold MITCHELL (R/93972) Air Gunner Halifax II W1115  IBCC 1942-08-1278 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyDurnbach War Cemetery
Flight SergeantTerris Haggie MILLER (R/72545) Wireless Op Halifax II W7809  IBCC 1942-08-2878 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumOverijse (Tombeek) Churchyard
Flight SergeantSamuel ROSS (R/71069) Air Gunner Halifax II W7809  IBCC 1942-08-2878 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumOverijse (Tombeek) Churchyard
Flight SergeantGeorge Reginald YEATES (R/118035) Air Gunner Halifax II W7782  IBCC 1942-09-0878 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumHeverlee War Cemetery
Flight SergeantLloyd Sylvester ERNST (R/85838) Halifax II W7822  IBCC 1942-09-2778 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantStanley Goddard GRAY (R/79093) Halifax II W7822  IBCC 1942-09-2778 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerJohn Hammond CARRICK (J/10186) Air Observe Halifax II BB236  IBCC 1942-10-0178 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyKiel War Cemetery
Flying OfficerGordon Menhennick GILLIES (J/10175) Air Observe Halifax II BB236  IBCC 1942-10-0178 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyKiel War Cemetery
Flight SergeantThomas Edward TURPIN (R/55384) Wireless Op Halifax II W1036  IBCC 1942-10-0178 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyKiel War Cemetery
Flight SergeantThomas Aitken STEPHENSON (R/84432) Wireless Op Halifax II W1275  IBCC 1942-10-0278 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
Flight SergeantWilliam Stanley RAUSCH (R/139127) Air Gunner Halifax II W1018  IBCC 1942-10-2478 Sqdn AIR27 FranceMontcony Churchyard
Flying OfficerDenis Frank TEAGUE (J/10284) Pilot Halifax II W1018  IBCC 1942-10-2478 Sqdn AIR27 FranceMontcony Churchyard
Flying OfficerHarry Lancaster HUMPHRIES (J/9527) Navigator Halifax II DT525  IBCC 1942-11-0678 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomNewton-On-Ouse (All Saints) Ch
Warrant Officer Class IIJames Albert HUNTER (R/92325) Halifax II DT509  IBCC 1942-12-2078 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantJoseph Leopold Rene KINGSLEY (R/73760) Halifax II DT509  IBCC 1942-12-2078 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Warrant Officer Class IIEdward Cecil MALONE (R/86225) Halifax II DT509  IBCC 1942-12-2078 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerAlbert Lloyd FOX (J/85331) Observer Halifax II DT509  IBCC 1942-12-2178 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomGreat Yarmouth (Caister) Cemet
Flight SergeantHarmon Wendellyn LAUGHLAN (R/97538) Air Observe Halifax II W7938  IBCC 1943-02-0378 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
Flight SergeantAeneas Francis MACDONALD (R/103766) Air Gunner Halifax II W7938  IBCC 1943-02-0378 Sqdn AIR27 GermanySage War Cemetery
Flight SergeantFred Aten MAREAN (R/107744) Pilot Halifax II DT774  IBCC 1943-03-1278 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsUden War Cemetery
SergeantRobert Osbourne Mitchell DUNLOP (R/70006) Flight Engi Halifax II JB845  IBCC 1943-04-0478 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsGroesbeek Canadian War Cemeter
Flight SergeantAllan Alfred KEW (R/135246) Air Gunner Halifax II JB924  IBCC 1943-05-1378 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsBarradeel (Wijnaldum) Protesta
Warrant Officer Class IIJohn Miller FARRELL (R/103820) Navigator Halifax II JB924  IBCC 1943-05-1478 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsFranekeradeel (Dongjum) Protes
SergeantPercy HOLLYER (R/156906) Air Gunner Halifax II HR684  IBCC 1943-06-1278 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyReichswald Forest War Cemetery
Flight SergeantWilliam Russell TOWNSEND (R/92330) Air Gunner Halifax II JB907  IBCC 1943-06-2978 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsMaastricht General Cemetery
Flying OfficerCharles Douglas Alexander HOSKEN (J/21895) Navigator Halifax II JB801  IBCC 1943-07-1478 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsRotterdam (Crooswijk) General
Warrant Officer Class IIAllison Roy LUTES (R/99088) Navigator Halifax II JD175  IBCC 1943-07-1478 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
Warrant Officer Class IZenon YONKERS (R/91899) Halifax II JD175  IBCC 1943-07-1478 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerRalph Cameron BAILLIE (J/17942) Air Bomber Halifax II JB798  IBCC 1943-07-3078 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyHamburg Cemetery
Flight SergeantWilliam Moffatt Tattersall HETHERINGTON (R/132100) Navigator Halifax II JB798  IBCC 1943-07-3078 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyHamburg 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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