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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
1251 BirkHilary (Larry) EldredFlight Sergeant40263431 Jan 1922AustralianPilotMiD

RAAFBomber Command159 Sqn
1942-07-15LiberatorIIAL566St. JeanTo bomb the harbour and shipping at BenghaziSee Archive ReportKilled - Sgt Birk’s body was recovered from the seaBenghazi War Cemetery 6.E.20
1252 BirkHilary EldredFlight Sergeant402634AustraliaRAAF159 Sqd RAF
1942-07-15RAAF Honour Roll
1253 BirkDoric PhillipFlight Sergeant14228AustraliaRAAF460 Sqd RAAF
1943-06-15RAAF Honour Roll
1254 BirminghamW JSergeantRAAFBomber Command103 Sqd
1942-07-28HalifaxIIIW1218PM-TrainingStalled and crashed near Ludborough LINCSKilled
1255 BirminghamWilliam JohnFlight Sergeant406500AustraliaRAAF103 Sqd RAF
1942-07-28RAAF Honour Roll
1256 BirnieRPilot OfficerRAAFBomber Command458 Sqd RAAF
1941-10-22WellingtonIVR1765FU-Holme on Spalding Moor1830le HavreForce landed near Aldershot
1257 BirnieRobertPilot OfficerNZ/403773Age 24New ZealandObserverRNZAFBomber Command458 Sqd RAAF
1942-01-09WellingtonIVR1785FV-?RAF Holme-on-Spalding Moor435Cherbourg See archive report for further details KilledCherbourg Old Communal Cemetery. Plot 6. Row C. Joint grave 1-2. Read Archive Report
1258 BirrellEric AlfredFlight Sergeant416923Rear GunnerRAAFBomber Command9 Sqn
1944-03-15LancasterIHK540WS-HRAF Bardney, Lincolnshire1918StuttgartSee archive report for further informationKilledDurnbach War Cemetery. Grave 4F 27
1259 BirrellJohn RobertLeading Aircraftman18180AustraliaRAAF1 Stores Depot1941-09-12RAAF Honour Roll
1260 BirrellWilson JohnLeading Aircraftman41755AustraliaRAAF1 Stores Depot Melbourne1945-12-15RAAF Honour Roll
1261 BirrellRichard BuckleyFlying Officer419578AustraliaRAAF76 Sqd RAAF
1945-11-28RAAF Honour Roll
1262 BirrellEric AlfredFlight Sergeant416923AustraliaRAAF9 Sqd RAF
1944-03-15RAAF Honour Roll
1263 BirtP NFlying OfficerRAAFBomber Command460 Sqd RAAF
1945-01-28LancasterIII ND970AR-SBinbrook1948StuttgartKilledDurnbach War Cemetery
1264 BirtP JFlight SergeantBomber Command466 Sqd RAAF
1944-07-24HalifaxIIIHX243HD-DDriffield2115StuttgartCrashed at BonlandenKilledDurnbach War Cemetery
1265 BirtLynton Vennell HowardFlying Officer406823AustraliaRAAF4 Service Flying Training School Geraldton1942-10-09RAAF Honour Roll
1266 BirtPeter NorhamFlying Officer427892AustraliaRAAF460 Sqd RAAF
1945-01-29RAAF Honour Roll
1267 BirtlesR JFlight SergeantRAAFBomber Command635 Sqd
1944-06-11LancasterIIIJB239F2-ADownham Market2340NantesCrashed at Vertou {Loire-Atlantique}KilledPont-du-Cens Communal Cemetery
1268 BirtlesAlfred JohnFlying OfficerAus/123342nd PilotRAAFBomber Command78 Sqd
1943-08-27HalifaxIIJD414EY-MRAF Breighton, East Riding of Yorkshire21N?_rnburg, GermanyFollowing a fire in the fuel tanks, exploded over target area KilledDurnbach War Cemetery, Tegernsee in Upper Bavaria - Grave Reference: 5.G.5Read Archive Report
1269 BirtlesRonald JosephFlight Sergeant421154AustraliaRAAF635 Sqd RAF
1944-06-12RAAF Honour Roll
1270 BirtlesAlfred JohnFlying Officer412334AustraliaRAAF78 Sqd RAF
1943-08-28RAAF Honour Roll
1271 BishopB HSergeantA406557RAAFBomber Command158 Sqd
1943-03-11HalifaxIIDT748MP-JLissett1928StuttgartCrashed Marson-sur-Barboure FranceKilledMarson-sur-Barboure
1272 BishopJack Sergeant Wireless Operator/Air Gunner AUS/407283Wireless Operator Air GunnerRAAFBomber Command20 OTU
1942-02-14Wellington IcN2825Not knownRAF Lossiemouth2335 crash timeNight flying trainingSee archive report for full detailsKilledLossiemouth Burial Ground. Morayshire, Scotland. Grave Ref: Grave 1145 Read Archive Report
1273 BishopJohn WilliamPilot OfficerAUS/426510W/Op/Air/GunnerRAAFBomber Command77 Sqd
1944-12-12HalifaxIIIMZ470KN-FRAF Full Sutton, Yorkshire1625Essen See archive report for full details Survived None - known to have survived the war Read Archive Report
1274 BishopMaurice ArthurSergeant426520AustraliaRAAF10 Elementary Flying Training School1943-08-14RAAF Honour Roll
1275 BishopGeorge Pilot Officer417040AustraliaRAAF14 Sqd RAAF
1943-03-15RAAF Honour Roll
1276 BishopBenjamin HarveySergeant406557AustraliaRAAF158 Sqd RAF
1943-03-11RAAF Honour Roll
1277 BishopJames JohnFlight Sergeant419406AustraliaRAAF159 Sqd RAF
1944-09-12RAAF Honour Roll
1278 BishopLeslie WalterCorporal143872AustraliaRAAF2 Radio Installation Maintenance1946-03-03RAAF Honour Roll
1279 BishopLeslie Flying Officer433889AustraliaRAAF2 Sqd RAAF
1945-09-15RAAF Honour Roll
1280 BishopThomas AnthonyFlying Officer415890AustraliaRAAF2 Wireless & Gunnery School1943-08-21RAAF Honour Roll
1281 BishopJack Sergeant407283AustraliaRAAF20 OTU RAF1942-02-14RAAF Honour Roll
1282 BishopColin LisleSergeant418499AustraliaRAAF32 OTU RCAF1943-05-27RAAF Honour Roll
1283 BishopFrank ElliottSergeant416113AustraliaRAAF460 Sqd RAAF
1942-09-19RAAF Honour Roll
1284 BishopAlan FrederickPilot Officer41821AustraliaRAFUnknown unitRAAF Honour Roll
1285 BishopsF ESergeantRAAFBomber Command460 Sqd RAAF
1942-09-19HalifaxIIIDT481TrainingCrashed at Ludford LincsKilledBinbrook
1286 BitmeadM RWarrant OfficerRAAFBomber Command463 Sqd RAAF
1945-04-08LancasterIII ME478JO-MWaddington1813LutzkendorfAbandoned 25km SW of Kassel
1287 BlackStanley KevinFlight Sergeant Air BomberAus/418790RAAFBomber Command106 Sqd
1944-06-06LancasterIIINE150ZN-HRAF Metheringham, Lincolnshire0.25CaenHit badly by flak. Crashed at St-Jean-de-Daye {Manche}Killed 11.6.1944 at the Battle of Graignes, FranceBayeaux War Cemetery France. Grave No. XVI.C.8 Read Archive Report
1288 BlackG JFlying OfficerA409516RAAFBomber Command156 Sqd
1943-04-03LancasterIW4894GT-TWarboys1948EssenCrashed off coast of HollandKilledRunnymede
1289 BlackC APilot OfficerRAAFBomber Command218 Sqd
1944-09-12LancasterIPD262HA-GMethwold1835FrankfurtCrashed at FlombornKilledRheinberg War Cemetery
1290 BlackCharles NoolaPilot OfficerAUS/405437W/Op/Air GunnerRAAFBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1943-04-03HalifaxIIHR713EQ-FLeeming1945Essen See Archive report for further details Missing - believed killedRunnymede Panel 190 Read Archive Report
1291 BlackWilliam RexSergeantAUS/417292Age 19AustralianAir/GnrRAAFBomber 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
1292 BlackW SFlying OfficerRAAFBomber Command462 Sqd RAAF
1944-10-09HalifaxIIILL604Z5-DDriffield1742BochumCrashed at GiesbeekPoW
1293 BlackD VFlying OfficerRAAFBomber Command467 Sqd RAAF
1294 BlackFrank AlexanderFlight Sergeant429371AustralianWireless Operator/Air GunnerRAAFBomber Command57 Sqn
1944-12-06LancasterIPD264DX:KRAF East Kirkby, Lincolnshire16:39GiessenSee archive report for further detailsKilledHanover War Cemetery. Collective grave 11. E. 1-4
1295 BlackW CSergeantRAAFBomber Command78 Sqd
1945-02-14Halifax IIIMZ791EY-TBreighton1723ChemnitzLanded damaged at Manston
1296 BlackFWarrant OfficerRAAFBomber Command9 Sqd
1944-09-11LancasterILL884WS-QBardney1700TransitForce landed 6423N 4120E
1297 BlackHarry PenriceSergeant1823613Age 19BritishAir GunnerRAFVRBomber Command460 Sqn RAAF
1944-05-03LancasterIIIJB741AR:JRAF Binbrook, Lincolnshire21:56Mailly-le-CampSee Archive report for detailsKilledDommartin-Lettree Churchyard Collective grave 2-3 Courtesy Mark Rogers

1298 BlackJohn RobertLeading Aircraftman409376AustraliaRAAF1 Service Flying Training School Point Cook1942-04-12RAAF Honour Roll
1299 BlackStanley KevinFlight Sergeant418790AustraliaRAAF106 Sqd RAF
1944-06-11RAAF Honour Roll
1300 BlackGregory JamesFlying Officer409519AustraliaRAAF156 Sqd RAF
1943-04-03RAAF Honour Roll

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