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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
1451 BraidR WFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command619 Sqd
1944-01-01LancasterIIILM423PG-HWoodhall Spa2343BerlinAbandoned near KlevePoW Paradie Archive Database
1452 BrainE ASergeantRCAFBomber Command102 Sqd (Ceylon)
1942-01-06WhitleyVZ9289DY-Dalton424BrestCrashed at Barnsley YORKSParadie Archive Database
1453 BrakemanJesse ClemenceSergeantR/68117Sarnia OntarioCanadaRCAFBomber Command214 Sqd
1941-09-02WellingtonIcR1717BU-StradishallFrankfurt Hit by flak over Frankfurt, managed to get to French coast but crashed into sea off Dunkirk Killed Age 21Dunkirk Town Cemetery, Plot 2 Row 2 Grave 20. Paradie Archive Database It is believed they were hit by flak over the target area and managed to make the coast where they crashed into the sea off Dunkirk. All six of the crew were killed.
1454 BrakesB ESergeantBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1943-08-30HalifaxIIJD381VR-RMiddleton St George2330MonchengladbachDamaged on return to base
1455 BrakesB EFlight SergeantBomber Command420 Sqd RCAF
1944-06-10HalifaxIIILW674PT-ETholthorpe2203VersaillesCrashed at Theuville {Eure-et-Loir}Evader
1456 BraleyRaymond SydneyFlying Officer W/Op Air GunnerJ/10170RCAFBomber Command10 Sqd
1942-10-13HalifaxIIW7870ZA-GRAF Melbourne, Yorkshire1834Kiel Shot down by night fighter over North Sea MissingRunnymede Memorial. Panel 99.Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
1457 BramblebyJames EdwinWarrant Officer Class 2 NavigatorJ/9524RCAFBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1945-04-25Halifax VIINP796EQ-MRAF Linton-on-Ouse1432WangeroogeCollided with Halifax NP820 OW-W from 426 squadronMissingRunnymede Memorial. Panel 280.Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
1458 BranchH JSergeantRCAFBomber Command424 Sqd RCAF
1944-06-28HalifaxIIILV910QB-YSkipton on Swale2222MetzPoW Paradie Archive Database
1459 BrandL WFlight LieutenantRCAFBomber Command420 Sqd RCAF
1945-01-05Halifax IIIMZ471PT-VTholthorpe1639HannoverKilledHannover War Cemetery
Paradie Archive Database
1460 BrandPeter HealeyFlight SergeantR13503116 August 1922 at Wallsend, NorthumberlandCanadianWireless Operator/Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command428 Sqd RCAF
1943-05-21WellingtonXHE899NA-BDalton2205GardeningMine laying in the Nectarines region. Lost without traceKilledRunnymede Memorial panel 181Paradie Archive DatabaseRead Archive Report
1461 BrandonT SSergeantRCAFBomber Command78 Sqd
1942-09-08HalifaxIIW7782EY-CMiddleton St George1935FrankfurtCrashed near Sclayn BelgiumPoWParadie Archive Database
1462 BrandowW LSergeantR134525RCAFBomber Command420 Sqd RCAF
1943-03-29WellingtonIIIX3814PT-Middleton St George1933BochumCrashed MetzkausenKilledReichswald Forest War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1463 BraniffM SSergeantRCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1943-02-27HalifaxIIDT615VR-PMiddleton St George1825GardeningDitchedRescued Paradie Archive Database
1464 BrannaganT ASquadron LeaderPilotRCAFFighter441 Sqd RCAF
1944-08-15SpitfireIXNH233ReccePoW Paradie Archive Database
1465 BranstonL FFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1945-03-25Halifax VIINP811OW-JLinton on Ouse710MunsterCrashed at WestenfeldKilledReichswald Forest War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1466 BrantonH JSergeantBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1943-10-07LancasterIIDS724EQ-XLinton on Ouse2059StuttgartAbandoned Hutton le Hole Yorks
1467 BrasnettR GFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command214 Sqd
1942-10-15StirlingIR9146BU-SChedburg2000KolnCrashed at Oss HollandKilledUden War Cemetery Holland Paradie Archive Database
1468 BrassJ GFlight LieutenantRCAFBomber Command105 Sqd
1944-12-11MosquitoXVIMM152GB-Bourn1735BielefeldCrashed at Newmarket Suffolk on returnKilledBrookwood Military Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
1469 BrassardP AFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command425 Sqd RCAF
1944-12-29HalifaxIIIMZ493KW-HTholthorpe1545TroisdorfCrashed at base on return Paradie Archive DatabaseFirst French Canadian squadron
1470 BraurH CFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command115 Sqd
1944-08-26LancasterIHK560A4-KWitchford2012KielKilledRunnymede Paradie Archive Database
1471 BrawleyPaul FranklinFlight SergeantR/8882728 Mar 1914AmericanPilotRCAFBomber Command101 Sqd
1942-09-19WellingtonIIIBJ689SR-StradishallSaarbruckenClaim by Hptm Wilhelm Herget 9/NJG4 - 7km East of Rethel (8B): 3,300m at 01:15. Coned by Flakschw Regt (mot.) 7. Crashed Novion-Porcien 12km NNE of Rethel.KilledRunnymede Memorial Panel 102
Paradie Archive Database Son of Edward and Lydia Brawley

Flt.Sgt. Brawley’s parents were both deceased and he was raised from the age of 14 by one of his aunts
1472 BrayE CSergeantRCAFBomber Command218 Sqd
1943-07-29StirlingIIIBF578HA-ADownham Market2235HamburgCrashed at AhrenswohldeKilledBecklingen War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1473 BrayWPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1943-08-23HalifaxVDK184ZL-Leeming2052BerlinCrashed near GermandorfKilledBerlin 1939-1945 War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1474 BrayJSergeantRCAFBomber Command44 Sqd
1944-07-12LancasterIIILM638KM-PDunholme Lodge2143CulmontCollided with 576 Sqn Lancaster ND859 UL-L2 & crashed at Auberive {Haute-Marne}Evader Paradie Archive Database
1475 BrayJPilot OfficerBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1944-06-12LancasterIIDS726EQ-YLinton on Ouse2159CambraiCrashed at Seranvillers-Forenville {Nord}KilledSeranvillers-Forenville Military CemeteryAttacker
1476 BrayCharles LorneFlight SergeantR/78203CanadianPilotDFM
RCAFBomber Command103 Sqd
1942-01-25WellingtonICZ1142PM-NElsham Wolds20:00WilhelmshavenFlare came loose in bomb bay while over target and set aircraft on fire. Crew bailed out except for 2 pilots who extinguished fire and RTB to UK.SafeAccident reportKIA on 26 April 1942.
1477 BrayfordL WWarrant Officer Class 1RCAFBomber Command57 Sqd
1943-02-11LancasterIW4384DX-DScampton1741Wilhelmshaven?KilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
1478 BraylerW E JWarrant Officer Class 2RCAFBomber Command158 Sqd
1944-04-10HalifaxIIILW723NP-XLissett2054TergnierCrashed Erches {Somme}EvaderParadie Archive Database
1479 BrayneKFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1944-08-12HalifaxIIIMZ825AL-ELeeming2122BraunschweigCrashed at BrelingenKilledHannover War Cemetery
Paradie Archive Database
1480 BrazeauJ P R FFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command425 Sqd RCAF
1944-03-24HalifaxIIILW425KW-VTholthorpe1852BerlinCrashed SeydaKilledBerlin 1939-1945 War CemeteryParadie Archive DatabaseFirst French Canadian squadron
1481 BrazierP VSergeantRCAFBomber Command115 Sqd
1941-10-31WellingtonIcX9873KO-PMarham1750BremenCrash landed Schiermonnikoog IslandPoWParadie Archive Database
1482 BrearleyEFlying OfficerJ/15157PilotRCAFFighter263 Sqd
1943-04-16WhirlwindIP6995RhubarbKilledWarmwell (Holy Trinity) Churchyard United KingdomParadie Archive Database
1483 BreaultA JFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1945-02-20Halifax IIINP942ZL-TLeeming2147MonheimPoW Paradie Archive Database
1484 BreckAlan WilliamPilot OfficerJ/6955CanadianPilotRCAFBomber Command12 Sqd
1942-01-09WellingtonIIW5356PH-TBinbrook04:38CherbourgCrashed NW of Wythall WORCSInjuredAccident reportWas 2nd dickie on flight when he noticed an engine overheating and losing power. 1st pilot took over but was unable to rectify problem or associated loss of altitude.
1485 BredinJ CSergeantRCAFBomber Command40 Sqd
1941-08-28WellingtonIcZ8839BL-LAlconbury2342DuisburgCrashed at MulheimPoW Paradie Archive Database
1486 BredinM WFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1945-03-15LancasterXKB814VR-NMiddleton St George1627HagenCrashed at MonchengladbachKilledNederweert War Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
1487 BreenW JSergeantRCAFBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1943-08-30HalifaxIILK629ZL-Leeming2358MonchengladbachCrashed near AntwerpenKilledSchoonlselhof Cemetery {Antwerpen} Belgium Paradie Archive Database
1488 BreenJ GWarrant OfficerR108675RCAFBomber Command431 Sqd RCAF
1943-06-11WellingtonXHE392SE-LBurn2325DusseldorfCrashed off coast of HollandKilledBergen op Zoom
Paradie Archive Database
1489 BreenRoy FrederickPilot OfficerJ/92935Age 21CanadianPilotCroix de Guerre (Belgium)
RCAF2 TAF438 Sqd RCAF
1944-12-24TyphoonIbMP178F3-HB-78 Eindhoven1215Armed recceShot down by flakKilledHotton War Cemetery Grave: VIII.F.9
Accident reportBorn on the 01st February 1923 at Comber, Ontario, Canada. Son of Fred Breen (died 1958, age 61) and of Vera Irene Breen (née Vickerman- died 1986, age 90), of Comber, Ontario, Canada. The grave inscription reads: “He Gave His Life That We Might Live. He Lives In Our Memory For Ever”.
1490 BreezeH A ASergeantRCAFBomber Command434 Sqd RCAF
1944-04-27HalifaxVLL258WL-WCroft2315MontzenCrashed Teuven {Liege}KilledHeverlee War Cemetery BelgiumParadie Archive DatabaseAttacker
1491 BreirH PFlying OfficerRCAFCoastal Command415 Sqd RCAF
1945-01-06Halifax IIIMZ4566U-PEast Moor1542HanauCollided with 10 Sqn Halifax and fell near EibachKilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
1492 BreivisJohnSergeantR/132553Air/GnrRCAFBomber Command49 Sqd
1942-08-28LancasterIR5897EA-RAF Scampton, Lincolnshire2104Nurnberg See archive report for further information KilledDurnbach War Cemetery Collective Grave 11 F 4-12Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
1493 BremnerJohn DonaldWarrant Officer Class 2R/157928NavigatorRCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1944-04-27HalifaxIIJN954VR-R RAF Middleton St. George, North Yorkshire 2326Montzen See Archive report for further details KilledMaastricht General Cemetery, Row 1 Grave 86AParadie Archive DatabaseRead Archive Report
1494 BrennanJ RFlight SergeantR/72637PilotRCAFFighter137 Sqd
1942-05-27WhirlwindIP7122PatrolCrashed at VelsenKilled Bergen-op-Zoom General Cemetery Netherlands

Paradie Archive Database
1495 BrennanHerbert John PatrickFlying OfficerJ/36018CanadianAir GunnerRCAFBomber Command138 Sqd (Special)
1944-05-31HalifaxVLL419NF-VTempsford01:41SOEShot down by a He219 of the 3./NJG 1KilledRunnymede Memorial, Panel 245. United Kingdom
Accident report
1496 BrennanA CSergeantRCAFBomber Command218 Sqd
1943-08-12StirlingIIIEF452HA-ODownham Market2135TorinoCrash landed at Bone airfield AlgeriaKilledBone War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1497 BrennanE KSergeantRCAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1942-06-29HalifaxIIW7714LQ-KPocklington2306BremenCrashed at Deersum HollandKilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
1498 BrennanLawrence WilliamPilot OfficerJ/95242Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command415 Sqd RCAF
1945-03-25Halifax IIIMZ9076U-PEast Moor753MunsterAbandoned near WulfenMurdered Groesbeek Canadian War Cementery Paradie Archive Database See Vitz Archive for details
1499 BrennanW TFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command77 Sqd
1945-02-21Halifax IIINP967KN-ZFull Sutton1645WormsBelieved crashed at Horchheim POWParadie Archive Database
1500 BrentonKenneth StickneyFlying OfficerJ/38742NavigatorRCAFFighter409 Sqd RCAF
1945-03-16MosquitoNH. XIIIHK382Not knownTest flight See archive report for details KilledAdegem Canadian War Cemetery. Grave XI.G.7Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report

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