|#||Name* (↑)||First Names||Title||Rank||RAF Equivalent Rank||Service No.||Born||Nationality||Role||Awards||Air Force (↑)||Command (↑)||Unit (↑)||DateofIncident *See Note (↑)||Aircraft (↑)||Type||Serial||Code||Victories (Fighters)||Base||Time||Mission|| Incident ||Fate||Commemorated||Photo (Click to Expand)||Referring Database|| Notes ||Links/Archive Reports|
||Drinkwater||Thomas Henry Desmond||Squadron Leader||47841||Age 29||Pilot||DFC||RAF||Fighter Command||122 Sqd||1944-05-18||Mustang||III||FZ164||MT-?||RAF Ford, Sussex||Ranger||See other archive report for further brief details||Killed||Nantes (Pont-Du-Cens) Communal Cemetery. Plot L. Row B. Grave 21. Son of Thomas and Kathleen Drinkwater, of St. Mawes, Cornwall, England and husband of Winifred Drinkwater.|
Courtesy Richard Little
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||Ford||Roy Douglas||Flying Officer||J27225||16th Sep 1920||Canadian||Bomb Aimer||RCAF||Bomber Command||427 (Lion) Sqn RCAF|
|1944-05-27||Halifax||III||LV831||ZL:P||Leeming||23:31||Bourg-Leopold||Claim by Fw Hans-Eugen Gienanth 11/NJG1 - Genappe: 2,600m at 02:17. (Nachtjagd Combat Archives 1944 Part 3 - Theo Boiten) The aircraft plunged out of the sky and collided with 429 (Bison) Sqn RCAF Halifax MZ295. Both aircraft exploded over Baisy-Thy 2km SSE of of Genappe.||Killed||Haverlee War Cemetery 2.G.8||Paradie Archive Database||429 (Bison) Sqn RCAF Halifax III MZ295, AL:Y|
Son of William Ernest and Mabel Annie Ford, of Stratford, Ontario, Canada
|Canada (though British parents)||Pilot||RAFVR||Training Command||37 Service Flying Training School||Engine failure, spin and crash||Harvard||AJ759||4||14:55||Training||1942-12-10||Killed||Calgary Burnsland Cemetery||Canadian Virtual War Memorial shows that P/O Ernest Ford was born in Wolseley, Saskatchewen on 21st March 1914 and enlisted in the RAF on 1st November 1937 with number 81636. CWGC: Ernest George Ford son of William & Amanda Ford of Hessle, Yorkshire.`|
On the 10th of December 1942 at 14:55 hours, Harvard Mk. II s/n AJ759 belonging to No. 37 Service Flying Training School, crashed near R1 at Airdrie. It was a dual training flight. The instructor was Flight Lieutenant Ernest George Ford. His pupil pilot was 1512542 L.A.C. H. N. Hall. The Harvard experienced an engine failure after take-off, stalled and spun in. The A.I.B. determined that the petrol cock had been turned off resulting in fuel starvation.
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||Hayton||Gilbert McLean||Flight Lieutenant||Age 25||New Zealand||Pilot||RAF||Fighter Command||89 Sqd||1942-09-12||Laconia sinking - U-156||Missing - believed killed||Alamein Memorial. Column 247||Born on the 12th May 1917 at Hawera, the son of Ernest Colin Hayton and of Lilian May Hayton (née Dickson), of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand. A metal finisher for the Ford Motor Company prior to enlisting on the 12th June 1939. Credited with 5 enemy aircraft destroyed - making him an ace.||
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||Joyce||Ernest Leslie 'Nipper'||Squadron Leader||NZ/40770||Born on the 17th February 1920 at Hamilton||New Zealand||Pilot||DFM||RNZAF||Fighter Command||3 Sqd|
|1944-06-17||Mustang||lll||FX986||MT-?||9||RAF Ford, Sussex||1825||Recce||See archive report for further brief details||Killed 1944-06-18 Age 24|| Marville-Les-Bois Communal Cemetery France ||Read Archive Report |
Ace 10 (Shores-Will)
See Desmond Scott
Son of Ernest Joseph and Cora Winifred Joyce (née Patterson), of Hamilton, Auckland, New Zealand.
||Stubelt||Robert Ford||Flight Sergeant||R200124||Air gunner||RCAF||Bomber Command||106 Sqn||1944-05-07||Lancaster||I||LL891||ZN-B||RAF Metheringham, Lincolnshire||22:19||Salbris||See archive report for full details||Killed||Orleans Main Cemetery, France. Plot 1. Row A. Collective grave 16-27||Paradie Archive Database||Read Archive Report
Attacker Hans Karl Kamp
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