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* NOTE ON DATES: IMPORTANT: For consistency, the Date is given as the date the mission TOOK OFF since the precise time of a loss is not always certain. Take Off date is unambigous and fixed in the official records, but obviously in those cases where the incident occurred before midnight UK time, then the Take Off Date will be the same as the Incident Date. Of course, most Bomber Command missions flew through midnight, therefore a Luftwaffe claim against a plane - or a locally generated crash report - may record the incident as occurring on the day following our Take Off Date. Bear this in mind when cross-referencing to our Luftwaffe Victories by Name/Date Database and other Luftwaffe sources. In some cases other sources may quote the date following our date, using locally generated reports as their source. To add to the potential for confusion, remember to take into account a Luftwaffe recorded date will be in local time, 1 hour ahead of UK time. When we discover a validated Incident Date we change our record if necessary

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#Name* (↑)First NamesTitleRankRAF Equivalent RankService No.BornNationalityRoleAwardsAir Force (↑)Command (↑)Unit (↑)DateofIncident *See Note (↑)Aircraft (↑)TypeSerialCodeVictories (Fighters)BaseTimeMission                        Incident                        FateCommemoratedPhoto (Click to Expand)Referring Database                        Notes                        Links/Archive Reports
1051 BewsA RFlight LieutenantRCAFBomber Command432 Sqd RCAF
1945-01-14Halifax VIINP691QO-VEast Moor1530GrevenbroichLanded damaged on return to baseParadie Archive Database
1052 BeyakA EFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1943-10-22HalifaxIIJD363AL-Leeming1730KasselCrashed RijkevorselKilledSchoonlselhof Cemetery {Antwerpen} BelgiumParadie Archive Database
1053 BibbyG HSergeantBomber Command428 Sqd RCAF
1943-10-22HalifaxVLK908NA-IMiddleton St George1717KasselLanded Snetterton Heath NORFOLK on return
1054 BickR WFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1944-11-04HalifaxVIINP775OW-KLinton on Ouse1719BochumPoW Paradie Archive Database
1055 BickfordPeter WilliamFlight LieutenantJ/25920PilotRCAFBomber Command115 Sqd
1944-09-16LancasterIIILM693KO-TRAF Witchford, Cambridgeshire2128MoerdijkCollided with 90 Squadron Lancaster LM169 crashed at Strijen {Zuid-Holland}KilledStrijen Protestant Cemetery. Grave 5.Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
1056 BiddenByron StanleyPilot OfficerJ/15780W/Op. Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command142 Sqd
1942-08-27WellingtonIVZ1424QT-FRAF Grimsby, Lincolnshire2045Kassel No details available - anti-aircraft fire? KilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery. Grave 11.C.6Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
1057 BiddiscombeL GFlying OfficerBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1944-01-20HalifaxVLL191ZL-NLeeming1610BerlinCrashed at Westwick Norfolk on returnKilled
1058 BiddleF HFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1945-01-16Halifax IIIMZ427AL-ELeeming1859MagdeburgPoWParadie Archive Database
1059 BidermanDPilot OfficerBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1943-12-20LancasterIIDS716OW-ULinton on Ouse1707Frankfurt?PoW
1060 BidmeadW EWarrant Officer657234PilotRAFVRBomber Command431 Sqd RCAF
1943-04-10WellingtonXHE213SE-FRAF Bourn, Yorkshire2315FrankfurtSee archive report for full detailsPoW No: 978 Camp: Stalag Heydekrug (Memelland, now in Lithuania)None - thought to have survived the war Read Archive Report
1061 BielbyK TSergeantRCAFBomber Command158 Sqd
1944-08-16HalifaxIIILK839NP-SLissett2159KielCrashed at Foston on the WoldsKilledHarrogate [Stonefall] CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1062 BiersRobert LloydFlight SergeantJ/86395Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command9 Sqd
1944-02-19LancasterIIIW5010WS-LRAF Bardney, Lincolnshire2348LeipzigCrashed StendalKilled1939-1945 Berlin War Cemetery. Grave 8.E.1 Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
1063 BiggerstaffRichard Alan Pilot OfficerJ95425CanadianAir GunnerRCAFBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1945-03-05Halifax VIINP793OW-HRAF Linton on Ouse, North Riding of Yorkshire1642Chemnitz Crashed Kirbymoorside Yorkshire KilledHarrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery - Sec. H. Row P. Grave 13. Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
1064 BiggsWilliamPilot Officer Pilot155227DFM

RAFVRBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1943-09-06HalifaxVLK628ZL-Leeming1924MunchenCrashed near StarnbergKilledDurnbach. War. Cemetery. Grave Ref 6.G.27 . Read Archive Report
1065 BiggsWilliam 'Billy'Flight Sergeant Pilot1239042RAFVRBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1943-08-09HalifaxVEB247ZL-Leeming2310Mannheim Abandoned near Hartford Bridge HAMPS Safe Read Archive Report
1066 BiggsH DFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1944-12-22LancasterIIIPA977LQ-DGransden Lodge1549BingenPoW Paradie Archive Database
1067 BiggsE ASergeant1210605Bomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1943-03-29HalifaxIIDT679EQ-QLeeming2142BerlinCrashed StapelmoorKilledSage War Cemetery
1068 BiggsA HSergeantBomber Command428 Sqd RCAF
1943-11-26HalifaxIIJN966NA-VMiddleton St George1651StuttgartCollided with Lancaster III ED417 103 Sqn and crashed near Middleton St GeorgeKilled
1069 BigorayWilliam WalterWarrant Officer Class 2J/89731Age 25 Born 13th September 1918CanadaW/Op/Air/GnrDFM

RCAFBomber Command7 Sqd
1944-04-27LancasterIIIJB676MG-KRAF Oakington, Cambridgeshire2226FriedrichshafenSee archive report for further detailsKilledDurnbach War Cemetery. Grave Ref. Coll. Grave 8. K. 10-13 Paradie Archive DatabaseSon of John and Nasta (née Krickay) Bigoray of Redwater, Alberta, Canada. At the time of his loss, two younger brothers, Nicholas Peter and Anthony were serving in the RCAF. (4) Enlisted on the 15th March 1941 in Edmonton. Awarded the DFM (Distinguished Flying Medal) 29th December 1942. Flight Sergeant William Walter Bigoray, RCAF "for great gallantry, fortitude and devotion to duty in exceptionally hazardous circumstances"
1070 BilanJFlight SergeantR/172682W/Op/Air/GnrRCAFBomber Command625 Sqd
1944-10-14LancasterILL956CF-QRAF Kelsterrn, Lincolnshire628Duisburg See archive report for further information Safe Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
1071 BilbieJFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1944-08-12HalifaxIIILV821ZL-NLeeming2115BraunschweigCrashed in North SeaKilledRunnymede Paradie Archive Database
1072 BillVictor EdwardFlying OfficerJ/6683CanadianPilotRCAFEastern Air Command10 Sqd (RCAF)1943-09-04LiberatorV589DRCAF GanderTrainingLoss of control shortly after take off, crashed in Gander lake and sank.KilledOttawa Memorial, Panel 2. Column 3. Canada
Accident report
1073 BillingJ WFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command487 Sqd RNZAF
1943-03-02VenturaIAE680EG-TrainingCrashed near Lakenheath SFKKilledFeltwell {St Nicholas}Paradie Archive Database
1074 BillingG DFlying OfficerPilotFighter401 Sqd RCAF
1944-07-01SpitfireIXML135Crashed at CarentanEvaded
1075 BillingsleyF DWarrant Officer Class 1RCAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1944-08-16LancasterIIIPB239LQ-DGransden Lodge2115KielCrashed off DenmarkKilledKiel War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1076 BillingtonWalterFlight Sergeant7517501912Air GunnerDFM

RAFVRBomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1943-03-02WellingtonXHZ260AL-KEast Moor1901GardeningDitched some 87 miles off Cromer, Norfolk. Reason unknownKilledRunnymede Memorial Panel 135DFM Gazetted on the 19th Sep 1941 whilst serving with 144 Sqn

Son of William and Frances Alice Billington, of Old Trafford, Lancashire
1077 BillsonVictor Lloyd GeorgeLeading AircraftmanR/139004CanadianGround crewRCAFBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1944-11-09HalifaxVIINP710EQ-SRAF Linton-on-Ouse, Yorkshire1834See Archive report - Information courtesy John JonesInjuredParadie Archive DatabaseLAC. Victor Billson Suffered lacerations to scap and concussion, was taken to RAF Northallerton hospital and discharged on the 14th of September being granted 7 days sick leave.
1078 BilodeauJ A MFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command425 Sqd RCAF
1945-01-05Halifax IIINR178KW-JTholthorpe1624HannoverCrashed near SchneerenPoW Paradie Archive DatabaseFirst French Canadian squadron
1079 BilsonF WFlying OfficerBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1943-10-08LancasterIIIJA980LQ-ZGransden Lodge2315HannoverCrashed S of EngernKilledHannover War Cemetery
1080 BilyardR GSergeantBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1943-12-29HalifaxIILW282VR-YMiddleton St George1648BerlinAbandoned near BerlinPoW
1081 BinderHector FrederickFlight SergeantJ/72273Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command626 Sqd
1944-02-24LancasterILL797UM-B2RAF Wickenby, Lincolnshire1810SchweinfurtCrashed Marsal {Moselle}KilledMarsal (Moselle) Churchyard Cemetery Grave 3Paradie Archive DatabaseRead Archive Report
1082 BingGerrard RoyFlight SergeantJ/861025 Aug 1917CanadianNavigatorRCAFBomber Command420 Sqd RCAF
1942-10-15WellingtonIIIX3808PT-BMiddleton St George1852KolnPossible claim by Lt Erich Gollasch 12/NJG1 - Sea 30km North West of Vlieland (Salzhering or Tiger): 800m at 2321 hrs. The aircraft may have been claimed by Flak of IV Zug 2/lei Res Flak Abt 988 and light Marine Flak (Wellington North of Juist in sea 2105 hrs)KilledRunnymede Memorial Panel 99 Paradie Archive Database Son of Gerrard Andrew and Florence Gladys Bing, of Port Hammond, British Columbia, Canada
1083 BinneG A VSergeantRCAFCoastal Command415 Sqd RCAF
1945-01-16Halifax IIINR2536U-LEast Moor1825MagdeburgCrashed at BornePoW Paradie Archive Database
1084 BinnieNSergeantRCAFBomber Command420 Sqd RCAF
1944-06-10HalifaxIIILW674PT-ETholthorpe2203VersaillesCrashed at Theuville {Eure-et-Loir} EvaderParadie Archive Database
1085 BinnsM RFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command44 Sqd
1944-03-01LancasterIIIND566KM-ODunholme Lodge2317StuttgartCrashed near ReutlingenPoW Paradie Archive Database
1086 BiolloPeter JosephFlying OfficerJ/26543Age 20CanadianAir BomberRCAFBomber Command576 Sqd
1944-07-28LancasterIIIPB253UL-A2RAF Elsham Wolds, Lincolnshire2118StuttgartCrashed at ChaumouseyKilledChaumousey Communal Cemetery. Grave 3
Courtesy Relatives
Paradie Archive DatabaseBorn on the -1st September 1923 at Edmonton. Son of Peter Paul Biollo (died 1982,, age 81) and of Doris May Biollo (née Caswell - died 1975 age 73), of Edmonton. Alberta, Canada
1087 BirbeckA FFlight SergeantR102142RCAFBomber Command467 Sqd RAAF
1943-05-25LancasterIIIED695PO-JBottesford2336DusseldorfCrashed at Burgerbrug {Noord Holland}KilledBergen General Cemetery
Paradie Archive Database
1088 BirchRFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command434 Sqd RCAF
1944-10-28HalifaxIIIMZ420WL-FCroft1325KolnCrashed near Linton on OuseParadie Archive Database
1089 BirchK ASergeantBomber Command420 Sqd RCAF
1942-04-14HampdenIAT219PT-CWaddington2138DortmundCrashed North Hykeham LINCSKilled
1090 BirchallAlbertPilot OfficerJ/15411Air/GnrRCAFBomber Command15 Sqd
1942-09-19StirlingIW7578LS-ARAF Bourn, Cambridgeshire1935Munchen See archive report for further details KilledNoyers-le-Val Communal Cemetery, Meuse, France. Collective Grave 1-4
Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
1091 BirchallAPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command15 Sqd
1942-09-09StirlingIBF352LS-UBourn2015GardeningEmergency landing at Waterbeach Paradie Archive Database
1092 BirchallRolandWarrant OfficerR/90351Age 20CanadaNavigatorRCAFBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1943-04-16HalifaxIIJB854EQ-DRAF Leeming, North Yorkshire2105Pilsen See archive report for further details KilledLouppy-le-Chateau Communal Cemetery, Meuse, France. Collective Grave 3-5

Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
1093 BirdHerman Albert BenjaminSergeant927772W/Op/Air/GunnerRAFVRBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1942-03-27HampdenIAE219EQ-RRAF Balderton, Nottinghamshire1927GardeningShot down by night fighterMissing - believed killedRunnymede Memorial. Panel 78 Read Archive Report
1094 BirdD JFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1945-01-28Halifax VIINP768OW-QLinton on Ouse1906StuttgartShot down by night fighterPoW Paradie Archive Database
1095 BirdS DFlight SergeantR115874RCAFBomber Command49 Sqd
1943-06-14LancasterIIIED453EA-GFiskerton2216OberhausenCrashed near LembeckKilledReichswald Forest War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1096 BirdR FFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command61 Sqd
1943-01-16LancasterIED332QR-DSyerston1630Berlin?Killed1939-1945 Berlin War Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
1097 BirksR SFlight SergeantJ/17309PilotRCAFFighter56 Sqd
1943-04-10TyphoonIbR8799RhubarbKilledRunnymede Memorial United KingdomParadie Archive Database
1098 BirksWilliam SidneyFlight Sergeant R/1930251923CanadianNavigatorRCAFBomber Command619 Sqd
1944-07-18LancasterIIIJB186PG-ODunholme Lodge2250619 Sqn put up 13 aircraft on this mission to destroy a railway junction at RevigayJB186 was one of 5 aircraft that failed to return. While eastbound, JB186 was intercepted by a night fighter and shot down at Auger-St-Vincent (Oise), 8km WSW from Crepy-en-Valois. (Note: Of the 5 aircraft lost by 619 Sqn only two have been attributed to a particular German claim, 1 probable (LM378) and 1 victory (PB205)KilledAuger-St. Vincent Communal Cemetery, Grave 1 Son of William and Rosa Birks; husband of Agnes Birks, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1099 BirtchG E PSergeantRCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1943-08-31HalifaxIIJD720VR-PMiddleton St George1958BerlinCrashed target areaKilledBerlin 1939-1945 War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1100 BischlagerHSergeantRCAFBomber Command97 Sqd (Straits Settlements)
1941-12-18ManchesterIL7490OF-UConingsby930BrestCrashed at base on returnKilledParadie Archive Database

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