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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
1351 BolinLewis AlphonsusFlight LieutenantPilotRCAFBomber Command109 Sqn
1945-02-02MosquitoXVI MM155HS:?Little Staughton19:00TrainingOn return to base floated well beyond the threshold. Realising he was not going to get down the pilot attempted to overshoot but the port engine cut out and the aircraft crash-landed, clipping Lancaster NG443 belonging to 582 Sqn.It is thought that injuries were not serious Paradie Archive Database
1352 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
1353 BollandG EFlight SergeantDFM

Bomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1945-02-20LancasterIII PB530LQ-OGransden Lodge2220DortmundKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery
1354 BolstadKenneth WallaceFlying OfficerJ/214308 November 1922CanadianPilotRCAFBomber Command23 OTU
1943-11-24WellingtonIIIZ1682FZ-?RAF Pershore16Night cross-country trainingWhile flying in cloud, lost control and crashed at 0235 hours at Holm Farm, Marston, on the northern outskirts of Oxford.KilledPershore Cemetery Plot Q. Grave 391Son of Jens and Marie Bolstad, of Bengough, Saskatchewan, Canada
1355 BolsterC LFlying OfficerJ/7441PilotRCAFFighter1 Sqd
1943-03-29TyphoonIbR7876ScrambleKilledRunnymede Memorial United KingdomParadie Archive Database
1356 BoltE WSergeantBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1944-02-19LancasterIILL720EQ-RLinton on Ouse2348LeipzigKilledSchoonlselhof Cemetery {Antwerpen} Belgium
1357 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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1358 BoltonJohn StanleySergeant1581788Flight EngineerRAFVRBomber Command424 Sqn RCAF
1944-03-30HalifaxIILV879QB-ASkipton on Swale21:35NurnbergSee Archive report for detailsKilledHanover War cemetery Grave 6.D.14
1359 BombyJWarrant Officer Class 1RCAFBomber Command463 Sqd RAAF
1945-04-08LancasterINX584JO-VWaddington1812LutzkendorfAbandoned on way homeKilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
1360 BonarW S PPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command424 Sqd RCAF
1944-11-02HalifaxIIILW131QB-JSkipton on Swale1620DusseldorfKilledReichswald Forest War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1361 BonathanRFlight SergeantBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1944-01-20HalifaxIIHX162VR-XMiddleton St George1603BerlinCrashed at HorstPoW
1362 BonchardHarry OskarFlying OfficerJ1029825th March 1919 in Toronto, OntarioCanadianPilotRCAFFighter410 (Cougar) RCAF
1943-05-17MosquitoNF.IIDD713RA:?Coleby GrangeRangerMissing from night intruder mission to Bremen. Target was the German airfield Diepholz. Attacked a train with Wehrmacht soldiers on leave and hit telegraph pole and burnt. Crashed between Wehrendorf and BohmteKilledHanover War Cemetery Joint grave 4.C.11-12Son of Henry Oscar and Ethel Bouchard, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
1363 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)
1364 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
1365 BondW FPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1942-02-12WellingtonICZ1146VR-EMildenhall1700FullerPresumed lost off Dutch coastKilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
1366 BondT RFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command432 Sqd RCAF
1945-01-05Halifax VIINP817QO-DEast Moor1650HannoverPoWParadie Archive Database
1367 BondA TPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command433 Sqd RCAF
1944-11-21HalifaxIIIMZ284BM-TSkipton on Swale1613Castrop-RauxelPoW Paradie Archive Database
1368 BondF CSergeantBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1942-07-31HalifaxIIW1109LQ-SPocklington.0036.DusseldorfCrashed near VorstKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery
1369 BondettH JSergeantRCAFBomber Command51 Sqd
1943-12-03HalifaxIIHR782MH-ASnaith.0012.LeipzigCrashed near BoppardPoWParadie Archive Database
1370 BoneL ASergeant1027401Bomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1943-06-24HalifaxVDK135ZL-Leeming2307WuppertalCrashed WSW RotterdamPoW
1371 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
1372 BonenfantJ O RPilot OfficerJ17396Bomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1943-06-22WellingtonXHZ312AL-East Moor2328Mulheim?KilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery
1373 BonessH PPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command7 Sqd
1943-10-18LancasterIIIJA917MG-POakington1748HannoverCrashed at MoorlageKilledReichswald Forest War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1374 BonetJ CPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command35 Sqd (Madras Presidency)
1943-12-03HalifaxIILW343TL-UGraveley.0001.Leipzig?PoWParadie Archive Database
1375 BonetJ CFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command51 Sqd
1943-10-02HalifaxIIJN924MH-Snaith1756GardeningReturned damagedParadie Archive Database
1376 BongardE N ESergeantRCAFBomber Command428 Sqd RCAF
1943-09-06HalifaxVDK196NA-ZMiddleton St George1929MunchenCrash landed near les VertusPoW Paradie Archive Database
1377 BonikowskyArthurPilot OfficerJ/19770PilotRCAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1944-01-30LancasterIIIND493LQ-SGransden Lodge1717BerlinThe aircraft was outbound when it was hit by flak at 20,000ft and set on fire. It crashed Teschendorf South West of the Dretzsee 15km WSW of Liebenwalde.PoW No. 1173, Dulag Luft/Stalag Luft 6 Heydekrug/Stalag Luft 4 Sagan & Belaria/Stalag 11B Fallingbostal/Stalag 357 Kopernikus Paradie Archive Database
1378 BonnerAlbert CareyFlying Officer Air/Bmr124717RAFVRBomber Command431 Sqd RCAF
1943-05-25WellingtonXHE990SE-ZRAF Burn2345DusseldorfCrashed at Venlo, Netherlands - shot down by night fighterKilledJonkerbos War Cemetery. Grave 7.H.2. Read Archive Report
1379 BonnettLeonard DouglasWarrant Officer Class 1R10550613th August 1922 in Edmonton, AlbertaCanadianWireless Operator/Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command433 (Porcupine) Sqn, RCAF
1944-06-14HalifaxIIILV966BM:P "Pride of the Porcupines"Skipton on Swale22:35CambraiClaim by Hptm Josef Krahforst 2/NJG4 - (E) Douai or Lille area (PG or OG): 3,000m at 01:07. (Nachtjagd Combat Archives 1944 Part 3 - Theo Boiten). The a/c crashed at 02:00 hrs at Saultain (Nord) 5km South East from the centre of Valenciennes.KilledValenciennes (St Roch) Communal Cemetery Plot 1 Row A Grave 23

Paradie Archive DatabaseCommissioned and promoted to Plt Off with Service no. J86904 effective 31st July 1944

Son of James and Ada (née Wilkinson) Bonnett from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1380 BonnevilleJ RFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1944-02-19LancasterIILL720EQ-RLinton on Ouse2348LeipzigKilledSchoonlselhof Cemetery {Antwerpen} BelgiumParadie Archive Database
1381 BonsteadSWarrant OfficerBomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1382 BonterKenneth CharlesSergeantR/100209PilotMiDRCAFBomber Command16 OTU
1942-09-10WellingtonICDV775XG-ORAF Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire2037Dusseldorf See archive report for full details PoW No. 27156 Camp: Stalag Lumsdorf (344) none - known to have survived the war Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
1383 BonterIan WesleyFlying OfficerJ35906CanadianNavigatorRCAFBomber Command405 (Vancouver) Sqn RCAF
1945-03-15LancasterIII NE119LQ:PGransden Lodge17:59MisburgSee Archive report for detailsPoW, Stalag Luft 1Paradie Archive Database
1384 BonterStewart MillenFlying OfficerJ4247224th September 1918 in Marmora, OntarioCanadianPilotRCAFBomber Command432 (Leaside) Sqn RCAF
1945-03-15Halifax VIINP689QO:MEast Moor17:07HagenSee archive report for detailsKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery, 31.D.18.

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1385 BookhoutE WSergeantRCAFBomber Command576 Sqd
1944-07-04LancasterIIILM532UL-A2Elsham Wolds2217OrleansCrashed at St-Cyr-en-Val {Loiret}KilledSt-Cyr-en-Val Communal Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
1386 BoomerKenneth ArthurSquadron LeaderC/1220CanadianPilotDFC

Air Medal (USA)
1944-10-22MosquitoVIPZ198RAF Hunsdon, HertfordshireRangerMissingKilledCholoy War Cemetery FranceAccident report
1387 BoonA ESergeantRCAFBomber Command9 Sqd
1944-09-11LancasterIPD211WS-MBardney1700TransitForce landed at Belomorsk Russia Paradie Archive Database
1388 BoordThomas KitchenerSergeantAUS/410829Age 27AustralianAir/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
1389 BoormanRobert JamesSergeant1869230Flight EngineerRAFVRBomber Command419 (Moose) Sqn, RCAF
1944-08-25LancasterXKB775VR:YMiddleton St George19:58RusselsheimCollided with 115 Sqn, Lancaster I PD274 and crashed in the target area. While spinning, the aircraft broke up, throwing Fg Off. Witwer clear. The aircraft crashed in a small forest 2 Km west of the village of Unter-Eisesheim. The crew were initially buried in the village cemeteryKilledDurnbach War cemetery 5.H.9Son of Edward James and Mary Ann Boorman, of Mottingham, London
1390 BoosR ESergeantRCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1943-08-31HalifaxIIJD720VR-PMiddleton St George1958BerlinCrashed target areaPoW Paradie Archive Database
1391 BooseyR HFlight LieutenantBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1943-02-14HalifaxIIDT750EQ-ULeeming1821KolnCrashed at Kirby Wiske
1392 BoothJ RFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command115 Sqd
1944-01-27LancasterIILL682KO-PWitchford1805BerlinKilledRunnymede Paradie Archive Database
1393 BoothG VSergeantRCAFBomber Command115 Sqd
1942-07-21WellingtonIIIX3561KO-XMarham2344DuisburgCrashed SE of RoermondKilledJonkerbos War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1394 BoothD GSergeantRCAFBomber Command149 Sqd (East India)
1943-08-27StirlingIIIEE877OJ-ELakenheath2133NurnbergCrashed near LangelKilledRheinberg War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1395 BoothW AFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command1666 CU
1945-01-14LancasterIHK756ND-WombletonSweepstakeLost without traceKilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
1396 BoothGeorge ArnoldFlight SergeantR/135580Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command431 Sqd RCAF
1943-04-10WellingtonXHE213SE-FRAF Bourn, Yorkshire2315FrankfurtSee archive report for full detailsMissing - believed killedRunnymede Memorial. Panel 181Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
1397 BoothR ESergeantRCAFBomber Command623 Sqd
1943-08-27StirlingIIIEE909IC-HDownham Market2122NurnbergCrashed BirkenfieldPoWParadie Archive Database
1398 BoothRobert AlexanderPilot OfficerC1979524th September 1918 at Carberry, ManitobaCanadian2nd-PilotCroix de Guerre (Belgium)
RCAFBomber Command405 Sqn RCAF
1944-04-27LancasterIIIJA976LQ:SGransden Lodge00:01Montzen railway yards, BelgiumSee archive report for detailsKilledWebbekom Churchyard Grave 4.
1399 BoothS DSergeantBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1945-03-20LancasterXKB786VR-PMiddleton St George151HeideCrashed at OdderadeKilledHamburg (Ohlsdorf) Cemetery
1400 BoothA ESergeantBomber Command424 Sqd RCAF
1943-02-06WellingtonIIIBJ658QB-QTopcliffe1722Gardening?KilledBecklingen War Cemetery

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