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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
1201 BlueJ HSergeantRCAFBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1943-02-28WellingtonIIIX3563ZL-TCroft1810St NazaireAbandoned over EireInterned Paradie Archive Database
1202 BlythC JFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1944-07-28LancasterIIIJB707LQ-MGransden Lodge2248HamburgCrashed at Ringkobing FjordKilledHaurvig Cemetery Denmark Paradie Archive Database
1203 BlythK KFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1945-03-31Halifax VIINP806EQ-QLinton on Ouse653HamburgParadie Archive: shot down by Me262. Crashed 14km SE of HamburgPoWParadie Archive Database
1204 BlythGSergeantBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1943-08-17HalifaxIIJD158VR-DMiddleton St George2127PeenemundeCrashed in the BalticKilled
1205 BoardDonald MauriceSergeant160478427 May 1918 at Axbridge, SomersetBritishFlight EngineerRAFVRBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1944-01-21HalifaxIIIJD420VR-D RAF Middleton St. George, County Durham 1946Magdeburg Hit by flak. Crashed at Neuenfelde near Elsfleth on the Weser, Germany PoW No. 270009 Camp: Stalag Luft Sagan and Belaria - L3 Read Archive Report
1206 BoardR W HSergeantBomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1943-10-08HalifaxIIJD323AL-SLeeming2245HannoverCrashed SiebenhofenKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery
1207 BocinfusoA JFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command103 Sqd
1945-03-12LancasterILM131PM-VElsham Wolds1303DortmundAbandoned over the Lincolnshire coast Paradie Archive Database
1208 BockusA WFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1944-02-25LancasterIIDS845EQ-TLinton on Ouse2114AugsburgAbandoned near AbbevillePoWParadie Archive Database
1209 BoddingtonC WFlight LieutenantRCAFBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1944-11-02HalifaxVIILW199OW-CLinton on Ouse1605DusseldorfPoW Paradie Archive Database
1210 BoddyH BPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command207 Sqd
1945-03-14LancasterILL902EM-ASpilsby1647LutzkendorfCrashed at Little Rissington GLOSKilledBrookwood Military Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
1211 BoddyWFlight Sergeant1577663Bomber Command431 Sqd RCAF
1943-04-14WellingtonXHE374SE-XBourn2108StuttgartAbandoned near Baden SwitzerlandInterned
1212 BodkinW FSergeantR/71531PilotRCAFFighter41 Sqd
1941-08-28SpitfireVR7255RhubarbFailed to returnKilledRunnymede Memorial United KingdomParadie Archive Database
1213 BodleyWFlight SergeantR92475RCAFBomber Command100 Sqd
1943-04-10LancasterIIIED760HW-LGrimsby2358FrankfurtCrashed Taben-RodtKilledRheinberg War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1214 BodnarB OFlight LieutenantDFC

RCAFBomber Command35 Sqd (Madras Presidency)
1944-02-19HalifaxIIIHX325TL-JGraveley2351LeipzigAbandoned near Beeden bostelPoWParadie Archive Database
1215 BodnoffIsrael JosephFlight SergeantR/180936CanadaCanadianWireless Op/Air GunnerDFM
RCAFCoastal Command162 Sqd RCAF1944-06-24Canso9754PRAF WickAnti-SubmarineShot down by flak from U-1225 during low level attackSurvived
1216 BodyA. RobertFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1944-06-12LancasterXKB726VR-A RAF Middleton St. George, County Durham 2144CambraiShot down by night fighter piloted by Friedrich Thörl - Crashed at Gaudiempre EvaderNone Paradie Archive DatabaseRead Archive Report

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1217 BodycoteR SSergeant1433692Age ?W/Op/Air/GnrRAFVRBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1943-07-30HalifaxVEB242ZL-?RAF Leeming, Yorkshire2220Remscheid See archive report for brief details PoW No: 222465 Camp: Stalag Muhlberg (Elbe 4B)None - survived the war Read Archive Report
1218 BoeBFlight LieutenantJ/3463PilotRCAFFighter441 Sqd RCAF
1944-09-25SpitfireIXML360PatrolCrashed at NijmegenKilledMook War Cemetery NetherlandsParadie Archive Database
1219 BoehmerG APilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1944-07-28LancasterIIDS634EQ-ALinton on Ouse2235HamburgCrashed at SpiekaPoWParadie Archive Database
1220 BoffinNSergeantBomber Command431 Sqd RCAF
1943-12-29HalifaxVLK701SE-LCroftBerlin?PoW
1221 BogleV FSergeantRCAFBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1944-04-09HalifaxIIILV960ZL-GLeeming2053VilleneuveCollided with 424 Sqn Halifax LW437 QB-S & crashed Goole Paradie Archive Database
1222 BohnArthur ReginaldSergeant1415741W/Op/Air GunnerRAFVRBomber Command428 Sqd RCAF
1943-09-22HalifaxVLK635NA-H RAF Middleton St. George, County Durham 1828Hannover See archive report for full details Missing - believed killedRunnymede Memorial. Panel 143Age: 22
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1223 BoileauJoseph Paul RogerPilot OfficerJ/8940627 February 1921CanadianAir GunnerRCAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1944-01-30LancasterIIIND462LQ-JGransden Lodge1713BerlinClaim by Hptm Walter Barte Stab III/NJG3 - over Neuruppin at 20:10. Crashed near Loburg 18 miles East of Magdeburg where the crew were initially buried in a comrade’s grave.KilledBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery Plot 5 Row Z Collective Grave 20-26
Paradie Archive DatabaseSon of Ananias and Armande Boileau, of Granley, Province of Quebec, Canada
1224 BoilyJ E O JFlight SergeantBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1943-12-16LancasterIIDS737EQ-CLinton on Ouse1637BerlinCrashed at Murton CommonKilledHarrogate [Stonefall] Cemetery
1225 BoissevainH GWarrant Officer Class 2RCAFBomber Command433 Sqd RCAF
1944-04-22HalifaxIIIHX291BM-WSkipton on Swale2224DusseldorfCrashed Meeuwen {Limburg}KilledHeverlee War Cemetery BelgiumParadie Archive Database
1226 BoisvertJ L R ASergeantRCAFBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1942-04-14HampdenIAT141EQ-Balderton2203DortmundCrashed at EichlinghofenKilledReichswald Forest War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1227 BoisvertE HSergeantUSAAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1944-01-20HalifaxIIHX162VR-XMiddleton St George1603BerlinCrashed at HorstPoW
1228 BolderstonGeorge ThomasFlying OfficerJ/26382Age 22CanadaPilotRCAFBomber Command626 Sqd
1944-09-12LancasterILM137UM-G2RAF Wickenby1825Frankfurt1.5 miles North of PlittersdorfMurdered 1944-09-12Durnbach War Cemetery Collective grave 3. H. 14-16.Paradie Archive Database See Paradie Archive Information courtesy Traugott Vitz

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1229 BolderstonePeter FrederickSergeant3000725Flight EngineerDFM

RAFVRBomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1944-11-30HalifaxIIIMZ288AL-ORAF Leeming, Yorkshire1631Duisburg Believed to have been hit by anti aircraft flak batteries Missing - believed killedRunnymede Memorial. Panel 225. Read Archive Report
1230 BolesW HPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1943-11-26LancasterIIDS679OW-RLinton on Ouse1733Berlin?KilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
1231 BolesW R KFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command76 Sqd
1943-12-03HalifaxVLK902MP-HHolme on Spalding Moor2351LeipzigCrashed at AchtebergKilledHamburg (Ohlsdorf) CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1232 BolkeL CFlight Sergeant1380047Air GunnerRAFVRBomber Command431 Sqd RCAF
1943-04-10WellingtonXHE213SE-FRAF Bourn, Yorkshire2315FrankfurtSee archive report for full detailsPoW No: 42727 Camp: Stalag Kopernikus (Torun, Poland)None - thought to have survived the war Read Archive Report
1233 BollandG EFlight SergeantDFM

Bomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1945-02-20LancasterIII PB530LQ-OGransden Lodge2220DortmundKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery
1234 BolsterC LFlying OfficerJ/7441PilotRCAFFighter1 Sqd
1943-03-29TyphoonIbR7876ScrambleKilledRunnymede Memorial United KingdomParadie Archive Database
1235 BoltE WSergeantBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1944-02-19LancasterIILL720EQ-RLinton on Ouse2348LeipzigKilledSchoonlselhof Cemetery {Antwerpen} Belgium
1236 BoltonJohn HenrySergeant178848Flight EngineerRAFVRBomber Command434 Sqd RCAF
1944-06-16HalifaxIIIMZ297WL-ZRAF Croft, Yorkshire2236Sterkrade See archive report for further details KilledAmersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery Plot 13. Row 1. Grave 4
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1237 BombyJWarrant Officer Class 1RCAFBomber Command463 Sqd RAAF
1945-04-08LancasterINX584JO-VWaddington1812LutzkendorfAbandoned on way homeKilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
1238 BonarW S PPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command424 Sqd RCAF
1944-11-02HalifaxIIILW131QB-JSkipton on Swale1620DusseldorfKilledReichswald Forest War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1239 BonathanRFlight SergeantBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1944-01-20HalifaxIIHX162VR-XMiddleton St George1603BerlinCrashed at HorstPoW
1240 BonckoskiDanielPilot OfficerJ/909431921CanadianBomb AimerRCAFBomber Command431 Sqd RCAF
1944-01-28HalifaxVLK963SE-HCroft2348BerlinClaim by Lt Bruno Heilig Stab NJG2 at 04:30. XI Luftgau crash report “Halifax 04:30 Webelsfelde 20km North West Schwerin NJ” Aircraft crashed 500m South West of the outskirts of WebelsfeldeKilledBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery Plot 9 Row K Collective Grave 25-27 Paradie Archive Database initially buried at Schwerin Haupt Friedhof

Son of Anton and Zita Bonokoski, of Torquay, Saskatchewan, Canada

Statements from Flt Lt Davis and Fg Off Maher. They state that their aircraft was shot down by enemy anti-aircraft fire, approximately ten miles NW of Rostock in the early morning of 29 Jan 1944. They had baled out of the aircraft and have no definite information regarding your son. From their statements it appears that Sgt Bothwell the rear gunner was unconscious and your son went back to pull him out of the turret. However before he was able to rescue him that section of the aircraft was struck by a heavy Flak shell and the tail was blown off. They believe that your son lost his life at that time. (Extract of letter to Mr Bonokoski (Father) from RCAF Causalities Officer dated 24 July 1944)
1241 BondAlan DenisSergeant11988621912ObserverRAFVRBomber Command420 Sqd RCAF
1942-07-02HampdenIP5332PT-TWaddington2305BremenClaim by Fw Heinz Grimm 5/NJG 2 - 15km WNW Zwolle at 01:40. Crashed in an inlet called Ganzediep in Lake Zwarte Meer.KilledVollenhove (Stad-Vollenhove) General Cemetery Plot 3 Row 4 Grave 630. The bodies of Sgt Bond and Flt Sgt Gibbs are recovered in the Black Lake by fishermen from Vollenhove and brought ashore in the new harbour

Son of James Flaxman Bond and Kate Bond, of Aylsham, Norfolk; husband of Joyce Ethel Bond, of Aylsham
1242 BondW FPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1942-02-12WellingtonICZ1146VR-EMildenhall1700FullerPresumed lost off Dutch coastKilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
1243 BondT RFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command432 Sqd RCAF
1945-01-05Halifax VIINP817QO-DEast Moor1650HannoverPoWParadie Archive Database
1244 BondA TPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command433 Sqd RCAF
1944-11-21HalifaxIIIMZ284BM-TSkipton on Swale1613Castrop-RauxelPoW Paradie Archive Database
1245 BondF CSergeantBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1942-07-31HalifaxIIW1109LQ-SPocklington.0036.DusseldorfCrashed near VorstKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery
1246 BondettH JSergeantRCAFBomber Command51 Sqd
1943-12-03HalifaxIIHR782MH-ASnaith.0012.LeipzigCrashed near BoppardPoWParadie Archive Database
1247 BoneL ASergeant1027401Bomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1943-06-24HalifaxVDK135ZL-Leeming2307WuppertalCrashed WSW RotterdamPoW
1248 BonellWilliam StewartFlying OfficerJ/24522Air BomberRCAFBomber Command514 Sqd
1944-07-30LancasterIILL733JI-SRAF Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire613Caen See Archive report for further details Missing - believed killedRunnymede Memorial. Panel 245Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
1249 BonenfantJ O RPilot OfficerJ17396Bomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1943-06-22WellingtonXHZ312AL-East Moor2328Mulheim?KilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery
1250 BonessH PPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command7 Sqd
1943-10-18LancasterIIIJA917MG-POakington1748HannoverCrashed at MoorlageKilledReichswald Forest War CemeteryParadie Archive Database

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