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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
17501 YoungA JWarrant Officer Class 2RCAFBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1944-03-24HalifaxIIILW574ZL-JLeeming1845BerlinKilledReichswald Forest War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
17502 YoungA KWarrant OfficerR102677RCAFBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1943-06-25HalifaxVDK190ZL-Leeming2328GelsenkirchenCrashed near Gorssel HollandKilledGorssel General Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
17503 YoungJames OsbourneSergeantR/134821Age 21CanadaAir/GnrRCAFBomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1944-04-22HalifaxIIILV963AL-VRAF Leeming, Yorkshire2247Dusseldorf See archive report for further details KilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery. Grave 7.A.12.
Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
17504 YoungW AFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command431 Sqd RCAF
1944-07-17HalifaxIIILW572SE-QCroft1532VairesCrashed at Nerville-la-Foret {Valdioise}KilledBoran-sur-Oise Communal Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
17505 YoungRichard EdwardWarrant Officer Class 2R/146488CanadianWireless Op/Air GunnerDFM
RCAFBomber Command432 Sqd RCAF
1945-01-05Halifax VIINP759QO-CEast Moor 19:30HannoverExploded in mid air, crashed at Lichenhorst-SteimbkePoWAccident report
17506 YoungA EFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command434 Sqd RCAF
1944-04-27HalifaxVLL258WL-WCroft2315MontzenCrashed Teuven {Liege}KilledHeverlee War Cemetery BelgiumParadie Archive DatabaseAttacker
17507 YoungS GSergeantRCAFBomber Command434 Sqd RCAF
1943-08-30HalifaxVLK894IP-KTholthorpe2348MonchengladbachCrashed at Kessenich BelgiumKilledHeverlee War Cemetery BelgiumParadie Archive Database
17508 YoungSWarrant Officer Class 2RCAFBomber Command44 Sqd
1944-06-21LancasterIIIND973KM-ADunholme Lodge2312WesselingCrashed at Herkenbosch {Limburg}KilledJonkerbos War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
17509 YoungGordon KennethWarrant OfficerR901891920CanadianObserverRCAFBomber Command466 Sqd RAAF
1943-04-16WellingtonXHE501HD-JLeconfield2117MannheimCrashed at Seraincourt (Ardennes), 16km NW of Rethel, FranceKilledSeraincourt Churchyard Coll.grave 4-6. Paradie Archive DatabaseSon of S. Kenneth Young and Llewella M. Young, of Stratford, Ontario, Canada
17510 YoungJ E MFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command49 Sqd
1944-01-01LancasterIIIJB231EA-NFiskerton2346BerlinPoW Paradie Archive Database
17511 YoungJ PFlight SergeantR74870RCAFBomber Command51 Sqd
1943-03-29HalifaxIIBE244MH-QSnaith2146BerlinCrashed at Delden HollandKilledVoorst General CemeteryParadie Archive Database
17512 YoungR AFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command514 Sqd
1945-03-06LancasterIII ME365JI-TWaterbeach819SalzbergenBlew up over target areaKilledReichswald Forest War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
17513 YoungHarold JamesFlying Officer PilotJ/21880RCAFBomber Command57 Sqd
1944-04-20LancasterIIIND582DX-SRAF East Kirkby, Lincolnshire2147la Chapelle Crashed on houses at Lavender Vale, Wallington, Surrey KilledBrookwood Military Cemetery. Grave 48. H.5. Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
17514 YoungG APilot OfficerJ19577RCAFBomber Command61 Sqd
1943-03-09LancasterIED703QR-Syerston2025MunchenBelieved crashed near FurstenfeldbruchKilledDurnbach War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
17515 YoungTFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command78 Sqd
1944-10-23HalifaxIIILV872EY-Breighton1630EssenAbandoned near WoodbridgeParadie Archive Database
17516 YoungTFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command78 Sqd
1944-11-16HalifaxIIIMZ849EY-Breighton1257MunsterCrash landed at Carnaby on returnParadie Archive Database
17517 YoungGordon WilliamPilot OfficerJ1690623rd October 1917 in OntarioCanadianPilotDFC

RCAFBomber Command90 Sqn
1943-05-25StirlingIIIEH876WP:JRAF Ridgewell, Essex23:50DusseldorfSee archive report for further detailsMiARunnymede Memorial. Panel 179Paradie Archive Database
17518 YoungWilliam FalconerPilot OfficerJ/5688Age 20ObserverRCAFFighter Command418 Sqd1942-05-17BostonIIIW8318TH-?RAF Bradwell Bay2256Intruder See archive report for further details Killed Dantumadeel General Cemetery (Damwoude). Plot E. Row 7. Grave 1Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
17519 YoungAlan WilmotSergeantR15928313 April 1916CanadianPilotRCAF31 OTU1943-10-29HudsonIVFK443Derbert, Nova ScotiaAnti-submarine patrolFailed to returnKilledOttawa Memorial Panel 2, Column 5.
Paradie Archive DatabaseSon of Robert McBeath Young and Frances Wilmot Young. B.A. (University of Alberta)
17520 YoungJ PFlight SergeantBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1944-05-22LancasterIILL723EQ-HLinton on Ouse2251DortmundCrashed WestrupKilled
17521 YoungA T APilot OfficerPilotFighter412 Sqd RCAF
1942-03-24SpitfireVbEscortPoW
17522 YoungD ASergeantBomber Command434 Sqd RCAF
1943-08-17HalifaxVDK260IP-MTholthorpe2117PeenemundeCrashed near WolgastKilledBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
17523 YoungP BFlying OfficerPilotDFC

Fighter442 Sqd RCAF
1944-11-04SpitfireIXRR194Dive BombingAbandoned
17524 YoungJames RoslynFlight SergeantR/87403Age 22CanadaPilotRCAFBomber Command13 Operational Training Unit. 7 Group1942-03-05BlenheimIVL9206Not knownRAF Bicester, Oxfordshire1135TrainingSee archive report for further brief details KilledNorth Luffenham Churchyard (St. John The Baptist). Grave 10. Son of James Murdoch Young and Edith Young brother of Jack and Ella, of Viscount, Saskatchewan, Canada

Courtesy Operation Picture Me

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17525 YoungJohn MaitlandWing CommanderC/939CanadianPilotRCAFEastern Air Command10 Sqd (RCAF)1943-09-04LiberatorV589DRCAF GanderTrainingLoss of control shortly after take off, crashed in Gander lake and sank.KilledOttawa Memorial, Panel 2. Column 3. Canada
Accident report
17526 YoungeJ CFlight LieutenantJ/22819PilotRCAFFighter414 Sqd RCAF
1944-09-06SpitfireIXMK416Crashed near BrugesKilledAdegem Canadian War Cemetery BelgiumParadie Archive Database
17527 YoungerD WFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1944-11-04HalifaxVIINP775OW-KLinton on Ouse1719BochumPoW Paradie Archive Database
17528 YounieWilliam AlexanderFlight SergeantR166259Bomb AimerRCAFBomber Command158 Sqn
1944-06-02HalifaxIIILK875NP:QLissett22:24TrappesSee Archive report for detailsKilledEcquetot Communal CemeteryParadie Archive Database
17529 YowneyMyronFlying OfficerJ/2262115 February 1920CanadianBomb AimerRCAFBomber Command61 Sqn
1944-02-19LancasterIME591QR-CConingsby2343LeipzigAirborne collision with unknown aircraftKilledRheinburg War Cemetery Plot 9 Row A Grave 11Paradie Archive DatabaseThe crew were initially buried in Wetscherweisen Military Cemetery Diepholz. They were buried with the crew belonging to 514 Squadron Lancaster DS823.

(Extract from report from No4 MREU no name or dated) After several days of search I found a witness, Burgomeister Gabe of Essern who was able to guide me to the woods of a Lancaster. Burgomeister Gabe says that at 01:30 on Sunday 20 February 1944, two aircraft collided in mid air. None of the fragments were collected by the Luftwaffe, but they were unable to move tell section which was still at the scene of the crash. It was definitely a part of DS825 [sic] as they ....... were damaged registration numbers reading “D.S.” on one side and 82 on the other side. It was a complete tail section so there is no doubt that it was a Lancaster. Policeman Eserwych of Law confirmed date and other details of the crash from his diary.

Note: 514 Sqn lost 3 aircraft on this night DS736/DS823/LL681

Son of Anne Yowney, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
17530 YuileArthur McLeodFlying OfficerC/1328CanadianPilotRCAFFighter Command1 Sqd RCAF
1940-09-01HurricaneIR4171YO-RAF Northolt1430PatrolShot down in an action against Do17s, abandonned aircraft.SafeNone - survived the warAccident ReportRead Archive Report
17531 YuileArthur McLeodFlying OfficerC/1328CanadianPilotRCAFFighter Command1 Sqd RCAF
1940-09-15HurricaneIL1973YO-ERAF Northolt1445PatrolDamaged in combat with a Bf-109 over West Malling, Kent. Wounded with a bullet in the shoulder, managed to fly the aircraft back to baseWoundedNone - survived the warAccident ReportRead Archive Report
17532 YuillKenneth FergusonSergeantR10603528th March 1912 in Winnipeg, ManitobaCanadianObserverRCAFBomber Command22 OTU
1942-07-06WellingtonIcR1465LT:YRAF Wellesbourne MountfieldCross-country training flightSee archive report for detailsKilledHereford Cemetery Plot A. (C.of E.). Joint Grave 5619
17533 YuillASergeantBomber Command428 Sqd RCAF
1943-09-23HalifaxVEB207NA-BMiddleton St George1848Mannheimcrashed at UersfeldKilledRheinberg War Cemetery
17534 YuleAndrew CampbellP/OJ/19523DFM

RCAFBomber Command428 Sqd RCAF
HalifaxIILK908NA-IRAF Middleton St GeorgeKasselEnemy aircraft attackWoundedNone Paradie Archive DatabaseRetired 1966 Died 11th June 2002
17535 YunkerBFlight LieutenantRCAFBomber Command433 Sqd RCAF
1944-07-04HalifaxIIILW120BM-ESkipton on Swale2214VilleneuveAbandoned & crashed at St-Arnoult des Bois {Eure-et-Loir}KilledSt-Arnould des Bois Communal Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
17536 YunskoWSergeantRCAFBomber Command424 Sqd RCAF
1944-11-01HalifaxIIIMZ376QB-KSkipton on Swale1654OberhausenKilledNederweert War Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
17537 ZachariasH JFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command424 Sqd RCAF
1944-01-22HalifaxIIILW444QB-HSkipton on Swale1515TrainingCrashed in River SwaleKilledHarrogate [Stonefall] Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
17538 ZacharukAWarrant Officer Class 2RCAFBomber Command432 Sqd RCAF
1944-07-17HalifaxVIINP706QO-JEast Moor326CaenEvaderParadie Archive Database
17539 ZadoroznyStanley ErnestFlight Sergeant (Posth. P/O)J/95483Age 21CanadaAir GunnerRCAFBomber Command432 Sqd RCAF
1944-12-17HalifaxVIINP699QO-ORAF East Moor, Yorkshire600DuisburgSee archive report for further details KilledCholoy War Cemetery: 4.D. 10.
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17540 ZahlR AFlight SergeantBomber Command434 Sqd RCAF
1943-09-29HalifaxVLK634IP-TTholthorpe1818Bochum?KilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery
17541 ZaleschukDemetreFlight SergeantR/115908Age 21CanadaAir BomberRCAFBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1943-04-16HalifaxIIJB854EQ-DRAF Leeming, North Yorkshire2105Pilsen See archive report for further details KilledLouppy-le-Chateau Communal Cemetery, Meuse, France. Collective Grave 3-5.

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17542 ZanderDSergeantRCAFBomber Command102 Sqd (Ceylon)
1942-08-30HalifaxIIJD128DY-MPocklington.0025.MonchengladbachCrashed target areaKilledRheinberg War Cemetery
Paradie Archive Database
17543 ZaparynukP KSergeantRCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1942-08-28WellingtonIIIDF665VR-QTopcliffeSaarbruckenCrashed at Petit-Doische FranceKilledGosselies Communal Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
17544 ZapfeM EFlight SergeantR139842RCAFBomber Command51 Sqd
1943-05-23HalifaxIIHR836MH-Snaith2359DortmundCrashed N of LeidenKilledOegstgeestParadie Archive Database
17545 ZapfeWilliam ChristianFlying OfficerJ/7024Age 21CanadianNavigatorRCAFCoastal Command59 Sqd1943-03-23B-17 FortressIIAFK209J1315Anti-submarine PatrolSee archive report for further brief detailsMissing - believed killedRunnymede Memorial. Panel. 175
Courtesy Herb Montgomery

Son of Mr. and Mrs. W.O Zapfe of 326 Tenth Street, Saskatoons, Saskatchewan, Canada
17546 ZareikinSPilot OfficerJ17716RCAFBomber Command102 Sqd (Ceylon)
1943-05-27HalifaxIIJD149DY-HPocklington2326EssenCrashed near Hippolytushoef HollandKilledWieringen {Hippolytushoef}Paradie Archive Database
17547 ZavitzR CFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command106 Sqd
1943-01-13LancasterIW4261ZN-CSyerston1640EssenCrashed near DusseldorfKilledReichswald Forest War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
17548 ZavitzJFlight LieutenantRCAFBomber Command420 Sqd RCAF
1944-07-28HalifaxIIIMZ645PT-NTholthorpe2237HamburgCrashed at EstorfKilledBecklington War Cemetery Paradie Archive DatabaseAttacker Klaus Möller
17549 ZayetsSSergeantR56703RCAFBomber Command428 Sqd RCAF
1943-07-13HalifaxVDK228NA-DMiddleton St George2338AachenCrashed Mesnil-St-Blaise BelgiumKilledFlorennes Communal Paradie Archive Database
17550 ZayetsPeterSergeantR/124095Age 23CanadaAir GunnerRCAFBomber Command1666 Heavy Conversion Unit1944-02-29HalifaxIIJD386TRAF Wombleton, Yorkshire1230Training See archive report for further details Killed Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery Sec F. Row C. Grave 1.Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report

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