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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
16551 WardA WFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command218 Sqd
1943-09-23StirlingIIIEJ104HA-GDownham Market1925MannheimExploded and crashed in the BauwaldthalKilledRheinberg War Cemetery
Paradie Archive DatabaseAttacker
16552 WardS GFlight SergeantR101923RCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1943-05-29HalifaxIIJB793VR-XMiddleton St George2252WuppertalCrashed near Eupen BelgiumPoW Paradie Archive Database
16553 WardF WFlying OfficerJ/4818PilotRCAFFighter421 Sqd RCAF
1944-07-25SpitfireIXMK796RecceCrashed at DomfrontKilledBretteville-Sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery FranceParadie Archive Database
16554 WardJ LFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1943-02-28WellingtonIIIBK343ZL-VCroft1810St NazaireBelieved crashed in seaKilledPornic War Cemetery
Paradie Archive Database
16555 WardH BFlying OfficerJ11359RCAFBomber Command428 Sqd RCAF
1943-07-13HalifaxVDK228NA-DMiddleton St George2338AachenCrashed Mesnil-St-Blaise BelgiumKilledFlorennes Communal Paradie Archive Database
16556 WardG JSergeantRCAFBomber Command431 Sqd RCAF
1944-08-25HalifaxIIIMZ658SE-ECroft2309BrestAbandoned near Allendale Northumberland Paradie Archive Database
16557 WardDonald McLeod WilliamSergeant Air GunnerJ/92137RCAFBomber Command434 Sqd RCAF
1944-10-14HalifaxIIIMZ920WL-C Nicknamed 'C The Comet'RAF Croft, Yorkshire2350 hrs crash time - take off time shortly beforeDuisburgCrashed near Church LawfordKilledChester {Blacon} Cemetery
Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
16558 WardH KFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command460 Sqd RAAF
1943-09-03LancasterIIIW4988AR-QBinbrook1957BerlinAbandoned and crashed at Larod SwedenPoW Paradie Archive Database
16559 WardFFlight SergeantR105321RCAFBomber Command50 Sqd
1943-03-12LancasterIIIED449VN-TSkellingthorpe1940EssenCrashed at Well HollandKilledJonkerbos War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
16560 WardR LSergeantRCAFBomber Command58 Sqd
1941-09-03WhitleyVZ6869GE-TLinton on Ouse1921BrestCrashed AcklingtonKilled Paradie Archive Database
16561 WardF JSergeantBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1944-06-06LancasterIIDS768EQ-JLinton on Ouse2132CoutancesLanded damaged at Melbourne on return
16562 WardWalter GrahamFlight Sergeant15672457 November 1928Flight Engineer (Pilot)Bomber Command428 (Ghost) Sqn RCAF
1945-04-26LancasterXKB879NA:YRAF Middleton St. GeorgeCross Country Flying Training See archive report for detailsKilledSelkirk Cemetery Section H Grave 2009
16563 WardJames WilliamSergeant14841081922Wireless Operator/Air GunnerRAFVRBomber Command429 (Bison) Sqn RCAF
1944-01-28HalifaxVLK746AL:KLeeming00:11BerlinClaim by Hptm Paul Semrau Stab III./NJG2 - Brusendorf at 03:30. The aircraft was shot down from 18,000ft and crashed into trees near Teltow some 16km from the the centre of Berlin. Those who perished were initially buried at Kiekebusch Cemtery Teltow.KiABerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery Plot 4 Row G Collective Grave 11-15Son of Thomas and Ada Blanche Ward, of Holme-on-Spalding Moor, Yorkshire
16564 WardellLeo ThompsonSergeantR/183842Age 20CanadianAir GunnerRCAFBomber Command431 Sqd RCAF
1944-02-25HalifaxVLK705SE-XRAF Croft, Yorkshire2027GardeningSee archive report for further brief detailsKilledEsbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery, Denmark. Collective grave A.8.24-25Paradie Archive DatabaseSon of Mordwan D. and Pearl C. Wardell, of Waterford, Ontario, Canada
16565 WardlowJ WSergeantRCAFBomber Command10 Sqd
1943-04-09LancasterIR5898KM-GWaddington2034DuisburgCrashed at Teeffelen HollandPoWParadie Archive Database
16566 WardropAlexander McBirniePilot OfficerJ/129761921CanadianObserverRCAFBomber Command420 Sqd RCAF
1942-10-13WellingtonIIIDF636FT-SLeeming1831KielWhile technically based at Skipton on Swale airfield for this date they used Leeming airfield to undertake the operational order from and also landed there on return. On their return to Leeming the a/c struck three houses in Londonderry at 0138 hours after overshooting a landing and all on board were killed as well as a child in one of the houses. This night saw 420 Sqn's first casualties since their conversion to WellingtonsKilledRipon Cemetery Section H Grave 396 Paradie Archive Database Son of William and Agnes Crawford Wardrop, of Deroche, British Columbia, Canada
16567 WardropeJohn RobertsonFlying OfficerJ/20142CanadianPilotRCAF2 TAF430 Sqd RCAF
1943-11-06MustangIAM163RAF Gatwick13:30RhubarbCollided with ground in fogKilledDieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-Sur-Mer, H. 68. France
Accident report
16568 WardropeC HSergeantRCAFBomber Command431 Sqd RCAF
1943-10-03HalifaxVLK925SE-RTholthorpe1844KasselCrashed near St-Vith BelgiumKilledHotton War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
16569 WareG NPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command425 Sqd RCAF
1945-03-07Halifax IIIMZ815KW-CTholthorpe1819HemmingstedtLost without TraceKilledRunnymedeParadie Archive DatabaseFirst French Canadian squadron
16570 WareRaymond FrankFlight Sergeant4074Age 25CanadianPassengerRCAFBomber Reconnaissance Squadron10 Sqd (RCAF)1943-10-19B-24 Liberator3701HGander, Newfoundland2216TransportSee archive report for further brief detailsKilledSt. Donat Roman Catholic Cemetery Collective Grave Lot GE 34Son of Deighton Raymond and Marie Louise Ware of Vancouver, British Columbia
16571 WarehamH BWarrant Officer Class 2RCAFBomber Command100 Sqd
1943-12-16LancasterIIIJB560HW-NGrimsby1613BerlinCrashed near Kelstern LincsKilledCambridge City CemeteryParadie Archive Database
16572 WarfieldWilliamFlying OfficerJ/19095Age 21CanadaPilotRCAFFighter Command421 Sqd RCAF
1944-12-03SpitfireLF.IXMK232AU-?EscortCrashed near NivellesKilledBrussels Communal Cemetery. Grave X.26.43


Courtesy John Eigl

Paradie Archive DatabaseBorn on the 20th January 1923 in New York. Son of Lt.-Col. William Warfield and Corinne Wendel Warfield, of New York City, U.S.A. Grave inscription: 'The Listening Sky Remembers Him And Comrades Too When Lights Are Dim.
16573 WarkA NSergeantJ16662RCAFBomber Command467 Sqd RAAF
1943-01-08LancasterIED367PO-HBottesford1726Duisburg?KilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
16574 WarkentinJ HFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1944-03-24HalifaxIIILK805AL-HLeeming1900BerlinKilledBerlin 1939-1945 War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
16575 WarllHarold PeterFlight SergeantR/206109RCAFBomber Command44 Sqd
1944-06-27LancasterIME743EM-GRAF Dunholme Lodge, Lincolnshire2257MarquiseSee Archive report for further detailsMissing - believed killedRunnymede Memorial. Panel 255Paradie Archive DatabaseRead Archive Report
16576 WarneThomas HerbertSergeant PilotR/102085RCAFBomber Command61 Sqd
1943-02-18LancasterIW4270QR-TRAF Syerston, Nottinghamshire2256TrainingCrashed Bottesford LEICSKilledNewark-Upon-Trent Cemetery. Sec. P. Grave 307 Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
16577 WarnerE ESergeantR133151RCAFBomber Command15 Sqd
1943-05-13StirlingIIIBK704LS-ZMildenhall.0014.BochumCrashed NNE of BocholtPoW Paradie Archive Database
16578 WarnerL O'GFlying OfficerJ/3251PilotRCAFFighter412 Sqd RCAF
1942-07-19SpitfireVbBL825Special OpsKilledRunnymede Memorial United KingdomParadie Archive Database
16579 WarnerA G RFlight LieutenantRCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1945-01-02LancasterXKB700VR-ZMiddleton St George1426NurnbergReturned safely and ran off end of runway clipped obstruction and destroyed by fire Paradie Archive Database
16580 WarnerH DPilot OfficerJ18605RCAFBomber Command432 Sqd RCAF
1943-06-11WellingtonXHE729QO-USkipton on Swale2319Dusseldorf?KilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
16581 WarninckE EFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command114 Sqd
1942-07-25BlenheimIVV6264RT-XWest Raynham2355Intruder?KilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
16582 WarnockG RFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command460 Sqd RAAF
1944-05-03LancasterIIIND630AR-GBinbrook2143Mailly-le-CampCrashed Chapelle-Vallon {Aube}KilledChapelle-Vallon Communal Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
16583 WarrB I RFlying OfficerJ/29389CanadaAir BomberRCAFBomber Command434 Sqd RCAF
1944-09-19HalifaxIIIMZ908WL-ORAF Croft, Yorkshire1330WalcherenSee Archive report for further details - further information courtesy John JonesSurvivedNone - understood to have survived the warParadie Archive DatabaseThe crew had, we understand, completed over 20 operations prior to this accident.
16584 WarrH C ASergeantRAAFBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1942-07-31HampdenIAE244EQ-PBalderton2339DusseldorfCrashed at Zevendonk BelgiumKilledTurnhout {Zevendonk}
16585 WarrHerbert Cheval ArcherSergeant402582AustraliaRAAF408 Sqd RCAF
1942-08-01RAAF Honour Roll
16586 WarrellJohn FrancisFlying OfficerJ/38833CanadianPilotRCAF2 TAF440 Sqd RCAF
1945-02-03TyphoonIbPD497I8-B-78 Eindhoven09:50Armed recceSpun in and crashed near Bocholt while attacking a trainKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery Germany; Grave 11. C. 17.Accident report
16587 WarrenGeorge Richard MarrSergeantRCAFBomber Command10 Sqd
1943-08-27HalifaxIIJD368ZA-AMelbourne2049NurnbergShot down by Hptm. Fritz Sothe of 3/NJG4. Crashed at Haulchin BelgiumKilledGosselies Communal CemeteryParadie Archive DatabaseAttacker

Honouring George Warren
16588 WarrenRobert John BranchFlying OfficerJ/26703CanadaBomb AimerRCAFBomber Command103 Sqd
1944-07-25LancasterIIIND903PM-GElsham Wolds2151StuttgartTake off 21:51 Elsham Wolds attack on Stuttgart. Outward bound Collided in mid-air with Polish Lancaster PB252 aircraft near Orleans. Location : France.Killed Age 23Orleans Main Cemetery


Orleans Main, France
Paradie Archive DatabaseRaid on Stuttgart undertaken by 412 Lancasters and 138 Halifaxes of Bomber Command. 8 Lancasters and 4 Halifaxes were lost (2.2 per cent of the force desptached).

Son of Robert Francis and Florence Jane Warren, of Montreal, Province of Quebec

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16589 WarrenEarle FreemanFlying OfficerJ1709323rd January 1923 in Sioux Saskatchewan, OntarioCanadianAir Gunner (Mid Upper)DFM

RCAFBomber Command156 Sqn
1944-05-06LancasterIIIND449GT:MUpwood00:48Mantes-la-JolieClaimed by Lt. Heinz Wilberg Stab II./NJG4 - 10-45km WNW of Evreux (UB): 500m at 02:33. (Nachtjagd Combat Archives 1944 Part 2 - Theo Boiten). Crashed at le Fidelaire, FranceKilledBretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery Plot XXIV Row H Grave 1

Paradie Archive DatabaseFlt Sgt Warren awarded DFM whilst with 15 Sqn. London Gazette 12th January 1943. Citation: "Can/R 83335 Flight Sergeant William Desbro MACMONAGLE, Royal Canadian Air Force, No 15 Squadron Can/R 114511 Flight Sergeant Earle Freeman WARREN, Royal Canadian Air Force, No 15 Squadron. In December, 1942, Flight Sergeants MacMonagle and Warren were captain and mid upper gunner respectively of an aircraft detailed to attack a target in Germany When approaching the target, their aircraft was intercepted and severely damaged by fire from two Messerschmitt 110's. Flight Sergeant Warren although seriously wounded shot one of the fighters down in flames By skilful evasive tactics the remaining attacker was eluded and the target successfully bombed. On the return flight another Messerschmitt now attacked and further damage was inflicted on the bomber The attack was again beaten off and Flight Sergeant MacMonagle flew the disabled aircraft safely back to base. Throughout this hazardous operation these airmen displayed great coolness and courage".

Fg Off. Warren initially buried in Le Fidelaire Communal Cemetery. Reinterred 27th July 1945.

Son of George Douglas and May (née Freeman) Warren of Regina, Saskatchewan, Ontario, Canada
16590 WarrenWilliam CharlesSergeantR95200CanadianWireless Operator/Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command22 OTU
1942-07-28WellingtonICX3201DD:O BarWellesbourne Mountford22:00HamburgX3201 was claimed initially as a probable by Oblt. Willi Elstermann, his 5th Abschuss from 6./NJG6 at Flotthoff, north of bad Bramstedt at 01:21hrs. Confirmed on the 20th January 1944. (Nachtjagd Combat Archive (30 May - 31 December 1942) The Early Years Part 3 - Theo BoitenPoW No. 25140, Stalag 344 LamsdorfParadie Archive Database
16591 WarrenP SFlight LieutenantRCAFBomber Command35 Sqd (Madras Presidency)
1943-10-04HalifaxIIHX148TL-GGraveley1828FrankfurtCrashed near Biggin Hill KENTInjuredParadie Archive Database
16592 WarrenJ HFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command420 Sqd RCAF
1945-01-05Halifax IIIMZ471PT-VTholthorpe1639HannoverPoW Paradie Archive Database
16593 WarrenR LPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1944-02-19HalifaxIIILV829ZL-BLeeming.0015.LeipzigCrashed at StendalKilledBerlin 1939-1945 War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
16594 WarrenJ LWarrant OfficerR107238RCAFBomber Command428 Sqd RCAF
1943-04-14WellingtonXHE176NA-FDalton2114StuttgartCrashed FreiburgPoW Paradie Archive Database
16595 WarrenR EFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command434 Sqd RCAF
1944-06-10HalifaxIIILM684WL-OCroft2215VersaillesCrashed at Villacoublay airfieldKilledViroflay New CommunalParadie Archive Database
16596 WarrenJ L NSergeantR136975RCAFBomber Command434 Sqd RCAF
1943-11-19HalifaxVEB254IP-DTholthorpe1638LeverkusenCrashed vicinity MonchengladbachPoWParadie Archive Database
16597 WarrenGordonFlight SergeantR263594CanadianAir Gunner (Mid Upper)RCAFBomber Command576 Sqn
1944-12-28LancasterINN750UL:M2RAF Fiskerton, Lincolnshire15:7BonnSee archive report for further detailsKilledBrookwood Military Cemetery Grave 56.C.7Paradie Archive Database
16598 WarrenA LFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command626 Sqd
1944-12-31LancasterIPB687UM-Q2Wickenby1451OsterfeldParadie Archive Database
16599 WarrenAlfredSergeant176005Age 25NavigatorRAFVRBomber Command420 Sqn RCAF
1944-04-20HalifaxIIILW692PT-VRAF Tholthorpe, North Yorkshire2113LensSee archive report for further brief detailsMissing - believed killedRunnymede Memorial. Panel 212Son of George Arthur and Elsie Warren, husband of Winifred Warren, of Oldham, Lancashire, England
16600 Warren-DarleyG HWarrant Officer Class 2RCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1944-11-24LancasterXKB785VR-YTrainingCrashed at Bradbury Bombing RangeKilledHarrogate [Stonefall] Cemetery Paradie Archive Database

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