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 (0.77%) are still unaccounted.
520 records (21.21%) 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 ALT returns 2452 records, 2433 records (99.23%) have circumstances of death. 19 records (0.77%) do not have details. 11 Photos are available.

Rank Name, Number, Trade & DetailsDate Unit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantBertie Greville WALTON (550292) Wellington I L4275  AIR81/2  Ext Link 1939-09-049 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 1st ClassWilliam Roderick Walter PHILLIPS (534924) Harvard I P5791  AIR81/1546 1939-09-231 FTS United KingdomLiskeard (St. Martin) Churchya
SergeantGeorge Walton MARWOOD (564032) Observer Blenheim IV N6160  AIR81/28 1939-10-13114 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassWalter James CHAPMAN (620138) Wellington I L4288  AIR81/1614 1939-10-309 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomDagenham (Ss. Peter And Paul)
Aircraftman 2nd ClassWilliam Walter HUTT (646068) In August, while he was at Gos....  Forum Post 1939-10-312 SoTT United KingdomChelmsford (Writtle Road) Ceme
Leading AircraftmanWalter Gerald KELLY (620024) Hampden I L4034  Forum Post 1939-11-2349 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomScampton (St. John The Baptist
Leading AircraftmanAlfred William Walter LANE (541531) Wellington IA N2888  Forum Post 1939-12-1837 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantHarold Walter TYRRELL (516328) Wellington IA N2872  NA/PRO 1939-12-189 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Leading AircraftmanWalter LILLEY (538024) Wellington IA N2983  NA/PRO 1939-12-189 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJohn William WALTON (292126) Died of Injuries. Found in Sch....  Forum Post 1939-12-3193 MU United KingdomNuthurst (St. Thomas) Churchya
Leading AircraftmanWalter GREIG (532679) Wellington IA N2943  NA/PRO 1940-01-02149 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 1st ClassWalter CRITCHLEY (619014) Oxford I N6320  AIR81/1814 1940-01-3115 SFTS United KingdomLeigh Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassWalter Thomas MEACHAM (644229) He died in the station Hospita....  Forum Post 1940-02-28RAF Cosford United KingdomSmethwick (Uplands) Cemetery
Flying OfficerWalter Thomson SCOTT (37832) Pilot Hurricane I L1857  AIR81/1881 1940-03-0646 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomScopwick Church Burial Ground
SergeantWalter LEWIS (1404) Died at Belleville General Hos....  Forum Post 1940-03-23 CanadaTrenton (St. George's) Cemeter
Pilot OfficerPeter Darrell Walter BRIERLEY (42046) Pilot Blenheim I L1212  AIR81/1944 1940-03-2725 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomCheltenham Cemetery, Prestbury
Pilot OfficerJohn Patrick DALTON (41524) Heyford III K6896  AIR81/1971 1940-04-044 BGS United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantWalter Jonathan WETTON (580533) Observer Blenheim IV L8740  AIR81/112 1940-04-0621 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHeckington Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanRichards COALTER (616989) Wellington IC P9246  AIR81/135 1940-04-12149 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Leading AircraftmanGeorge Walter Dennis CARTER (568628) Wellington IA N2987  Forum Post 1940-04-14115 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomMarham (Holy Trinity) Churchya
Pilot OfficerCharles Evelyn Walter Roy EDMUNDS (75997) Wellington I L4339  AIR81/140 1940-04-1438 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Leading AircraftmanWalter Robert Charles KNIGHTS (404303) Died at 11:45 hours of a cereb....  Forum Post 1940-04-16RAF Bircham Newton United KingdomThetford Cemetery
SergeantWalter EDDLESTON (524172) Wellington IA P9215  AIR81/186 1940-04-3037 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantWalter Richard COVENEY (580764) Observer Whitley K9039  AIR81/189 1940-04-3051 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomGreenwich Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassWalter Douglas MOSES (624924) Found dead on the flare path a....  More Details 1940-05-041 FTS United KingdomTottenham Cemetery
Pilot OfficerWalter Fowler SMITH (41958) Pilot Blenheim I K7136  AIR81/2073 1940-05-09235 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHartlebury (St. Mary) Churchya
Aircraftman 1st ClassEric Wright MALTBY (621178) Wireless Op Battle P2202  AIR81/247 1940-05-1188 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumHotton War Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassWalter PARKER (625250) Blenheim IV N6230  AIR81/2095 1940-05-14139 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantThomas Robert Arthur Dalton PEARCE (564385) Blenheim IV L8742  AIR81/2091 1940-05-1421 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Leading AircraftmanWalter Francis LAWES (567002) Air Gunner Lysander II L6885  AIR81/386  Forum Post 1940-05-1613 Sqdn AIR27 FranceVieux-Conde Communal Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassWalter Austin TOMLINSON (550609) Hudson I N7329  AIR81/2130 1940-05-18206 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerKenneth Walter GRAHAM (72424) Air Gunner Lysander II N1263  AIR81/4740 1940-05-184 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumOuter Communal Cemetery
Pilot OfficerWalter Philip RICHARDS (77340) Pilot Gladiator II N5693  AIR81/2172 1940-05-21263 Sqdn AIR27 NorwayHarstad Cemetery
SergeantErnest Walter James CHAPMAN (580408) Observer Battle P2313  AIR81/681 1940-05-2988 Sqdn AIR27 FranceCholoy War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerJames Walter Bryan STEVENSON (42158) Spitfire Ia N3179  AIR81/747 1940-06-02266 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantJohn Frederick Walter MacKRELL (751949) Wireless Op Battle P2162  AIR81/821 1940-06-0712 Sqdn AIR27 FranceSt. Valery-En-Caux Franco-Brit
SergeantWalter Edmund HARDING (627362) Hudson I N7359  AIR81/898 1940-06-14224 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerEdward Walter PLUMB (43141) Pilot Wellington IC P9249  AIR81/2259 1940-06-1638 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomEltham Cemetery, Woolwich
SergeantWalter ARDERN (581488) Killed aboard SS Lancastria w....  AIR81/979 1940-06-1798 Sqdn | SS Lancastria AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Leading AircraftmanDouglas Walter JONES (533484) Killed aboard SS Lancastria w....  AIR81/979 1940-06-1798 Sqdn | SS Lancastria AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 2nd ClassWilliam Walter MARTIN (913127) Killed aboard SS Lancastria w....  AIR81/979 1940-06-1798 Sqdn | SS Lancastria AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 1st ClassWalter Lochrie SMALL (612896) Killed aboard SS Lancastria w....  AIR81/979 1940-06-1798 Sqdn | SS Lancastria AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
CorporalWalter WILSON (591172) Killed aboard SS Lancastria w....  Forum Post 1940-06-17SS Lancastria FranceNoirmoutier-En-L'ile (L'herbau
Leading AircraftmanWalter GLEAVE (623072) Killed aboard SS Lancastria w....  AIR81/984 1940-06-17SS Lancastria United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
CorporalRoy Patrick Walter McMAHON (591398) Killed aboard SS Lancastria w....  AIR81/984 1940-06-17SS Lancastria United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantGeorge William Eric WALTON (568459) Hudson I N7246  AIR81/977 1940-06-21233 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantWalter HENDERSON (748484) Pilot Blackburn B.2 G-ADFS  AIR81/2291 1940-06-244 EFTS United KingdomHorden (Thorpe Road) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAlfred Walter GILBERT (636979) He was reported missing believ....  Forum Post 1940-06-25HQ Combined Forces FranceLille Southern Cemetery
SergeantJohn Walter NEEDHAM (742691) Observer Blenheim IV N3543  AIR81/2304 1940-06-27235 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsOegstgeest Protestant Churchya
SergeantWalter Cecil HARDING (580426) Observer Hampden I L4078  Forum Post 1940-06-2750 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyHanover 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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