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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
1851 BurnettL G ESergeantRCAFBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1943-08-23LancasterIIDS676OW-Linton on Ouse2022BerlinCrashed at GusenKilledBerlin 1939-1945 War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1852 BurnsE RSergeantRCAFBomber Command102 Sqd (Ceylon)
1944-02-25HalifaxIILW331DY-DPocklington2012TrainingCrashed off BridlingtonKilledRunnymede Paradie Archive Database
1853 BurnsJ AFlight LieutenantJ14197RCAFBomber Command106 Sqd
1943-04-14LancasterIIIED752ZN-HSyerston2200StuttgartCrashed SW of Moreuil FrancePoW Paradie Archive DatabaseSortie to Stuttgart. ZN-H was hit over the target which resulted in it losing considerable altitude. Flying at about 100 feet over Amiens the bomber was raked with ground machine gun fire and was set on fire. With no height for a bale out, Brodrick crash landed at Sauvillers-Mongival, SE of Amiens in France, at 0330 hours. Lt(A) G Muttrie RNVR was aboard as one of the observers from the Fleet Air Arm seconded to bomber command squadrons for their knowledge of ship recognition, they flew as Bomb Aimers not navigators. Muttrie, attached from HMS Daedalus, had flown with Guy Gibson on the sortie that took the broadcaster Richard Dimbleby over Berlin on 16th/17th January 1943. F/Lt. LCJ Brodrick was the 52nd escapee in the 'Great Escape' from Sagan, he was recaptured and survived the war.
1854 BurnsSergeantRCAFBomber Command35 Sqd (Madras Presidency)
1941-08-12HalifaxIL9497TL-KLinton on Ouse2125BerlinCrash landed Salhouse NorfolkInjuredParadie Archive Database
1855 BurnsJack CFlight SergeantW/Op/Air/GnrRCAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1944-11-02LancasterIIIPB413LQ-K RAF Gransden Lodge, Cambridgeshire 1707Dusseldorf See archive report for further information SafeNone - survived the war Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
1856 BurnsW CFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1944-06-12LancasterIIDS726EQ-YLinton on Ouse2159CambraiCrashed at Seranvillers-Forenville {Nord}PoWParadie Archive DatabaseAttacker
1857 BurnsM JFlight SergeantRCAFCoastal Command415 Sqd RCAF
1945-04-10Halifax IIINA1856U-BEast Moor1347LeipzigKilledBerlin 1939-45 War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1858 BurnsJ DWarrant Officer Class 2RCAFBomber Command424 Sqd RCAF
1944-07-28HalifaxIIILV997QB-ESkipton on Swale2220HamburgCrashed at WesselburenerPoW Paradie Archive Database
1859 BurnsR JFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1944-08-12HalifaxIIILV821ZL-NLeeming2115BraunschweigCrashed in North SeaKilledRunnymede Paradie Archive Database
1860 BurnsJWarrant OfficerR144158RCAFBomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1943-06-11WellingtonXHE593AL-East Moor2300Dusseldorf?KilledGroesbeek Canadian War CementeryParadie Archive Database
1861 BurnsJPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command432 Sqd RCAF
1945-04-16Halifax VIINP805QO-JEast Moor1210Air TestCrashed at base InjParadie Archive Database
1862 BurnsG CFlying OfficerMiDRCAFBomber Command433 Sqd RCAF
1944-04-22HalifaxIIILV990BM-JSkipton on Swale2308DusseldorfKilledReichswald Forest War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1863 BurnsK OSergeantRCAFBomber Command434 Sqd RCAF
1943-11-18HalifaxVLK893IP-UTholthorpe1702Mannheim?PoWParadie Archive Database
1864 BurnsW HSergeantRCAFBomber Command58 Sqd
1941-10-12WhitleyVZ9155GE-GLinton on Ouse1909NurnbergCrashed near PocklingtonKilled Paradie Archive Database
1865 BurnsWilliam StirlingFlying Officer Air BomberJ/22423RCAFBomber Command61 Sqd
1944-09-23LancasterIME732QR-P RAF Skellingthorpe, Lincolnshire 1846Ladbergen Crashed at Hoffkampweg, Almelo, Holland KilledAlmelo General Cemetery. Grave 6 Paradie Archive DatabaseRead Archive Report

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1866 BurnsJSergeantR144158Bomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1943-03-05WellingtonIIIBJ755AL-East Moor1918EssenCrashed almost at onceInjured
1867 BurnsN AFlying OfficerPilotFighter442 Sqd RCAF
1945-01-24SpitfireIXPV154RecceAbandoned near MunsterPoW
1868 BurnsideD HWing CommanderBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1943-06-25HalifaxVDK144ZL-Leeming2345GelsenkirchenCrashed almost at once
1869 BurpeeLewis JohnstonePilot OfficerJ/17115CanadaPilotDFM

RCAFBomber Command617 Sqd
1943-05-16LancasterIIIED865AJ-SRAF Scampton, Lincolnshire.0011.Chastise: Dambusters RaidCrashed near Gilze Rijen Holland KilledBergen op Zoom War Cemetery. Grave 23.B.3

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1870 BurrellA WFlight SergeantBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1944-05-08LancasterIIIND347LQ-WGransden Lodge214Haine-St-PierreCrashed Bon-Secours {Hainaut}PoW
1871 BurrillFFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1942-09-10WellingtonIIIBJ968AA-WMildenhallDusseldorf?KilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
1872 BurrowJ HPilot Officer147470Bomber Command431 Sqd RCAF
1943-06-11WellingtonXHE184SE-MBurn2320Dusseldorf?Killed
1873 BurrowsB AFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1945-03-25Halifax VIINP804EQ-KLinton on Ouse706MunsterExploded over AmelsburenKilledReichswald Forest War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1874 BurrowsW JFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1944-03-22LancasterIILL647OW-RLinton on Ouse1901FrankfurtCrashed GreffenPoW Paradie Archive Database
1875 BurrowsJ WFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command432 Sqd RCAF
1944-04-27HalifaxIIILW592QO-AEast Moor2341MontzenCrashed Sur-les-BoisKilledHeverlee War Cemetery BelgiumParadie Archive Database
1876 BurrowsD EFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command51 Sqd
1944-11-04HalifaxIIIMZ933MH-WSnaith1738BochumAbandoned near Marche-en-Famenne {Luxembourg}KilledHotton War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1877 BurtH AFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command12 Sqd
1944-08-13LancasterIIIPB247PH-UWickenburg2117BraunschweigKilledHannover War Cemetery
Paradie Archive DatabaseKenneth Moore advised correct dat of loss (June 2017)
1878 BurtRobert George AlfredSergeantR/206418Age 19CanadianAir GunnerRCAFBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1944-03-15LancasterIILL637EQ-PRAF Linton-On-Ouse, Yorkshire1918StuttgartSee Archive report for further detailsKilledHilsenheim Communal Cemetery Collective grave No. 2Paradie Archive DatabaseSon of Robert Oliver and Myrtle Bessie Burt (née Weller), of Brampton, Ontario, Canada.
1879 BurtisMarvin EdsonSergeant Wireless Operator/Air GunnerR/65505RCAFBomber Command9 Sqd
1941-07-08WellingtonIcT2973WS-GHonington2331MunsterCrashed at NeussKilledRheinberg War Cemetery. Grave Ref. 6.B.13Paradie Archive DatabaseRead Archive Report
1880 BurtonJ RFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command166 Sqd
1944-10-26LancasterIIIND626AS-OKirmington1720GardeningKilledRunnymede Paradie Archive Database
1881 BurtonE APilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1943-11-25HalifaxIIJD325AL-FLeeming2354FrankfurtCrashed near Carignan FranceKilledCarignan CommunalParadie Archive Database
1882 BurtonR EFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command432 Sqd RCAF
1944-07-17HalifaxVIINP706QO-JEast Moor326CaenKilledBretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1883 BurtonW HSergeantRCAFBomber Command434 Sqd RCAF
1943-10-22HalifaxVEB217IP-ATholthorpe1720Kassel?KilledHannover War Cemetery
Paradie Archive Database
1884 BurtonHoward HoustonPilot OfficerJ/81021910AmericanWireless Operator/Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command9 Sqd
1942-09-19LancasterIW4184WS-AWaddingtonMunchenClaim by Lt Erich Gollasch 6/NJG2 - 2.5km West of Krailling: 2,800m at 0236. Crashed Gauting 14km South West of MunchenKilledDurnbach War Cemetery Plot 5 Row K Grave 3
Paradie Archive Database Plt Off Burton was a Radio Operator in the US Navy (1926 - 1930)

Initially buried at Furstenfeldbruck Cemetery

Son of Andrew Jackson Burton and Hattie Josephine Burton. Of U.S.A
1885 BurtonJ JSergeantCoastal Command415 Sqd RCAF
1945-01-05Halifax IIIMZ4766U-YEast Moor1623HannoverCrashed near TwistringenPoW
1886 BurtonG DSergeantDFM

Bomber Command420 Sqd RCAF
1944-07-30HalifaxIIINA528PT-GTholthorpe529AmayeCrashed at White Waltham Berkshire on returnInjured
1887 BurttRobert PetchellFlight Lieutenant21249PilotRAFBomber Command50 Sqd
1944-01-28LancasterIIILM428VN-OSkellingthorpe24BerlinPossible claim by Hptm Werner Hoffmann Stab I/NJG5 - near Molchow North of Neuruppin (DF 8): 5,800m at 03:12. Crashed Steinberg where the crew were initially buried. (Nachtjagd War Diaries, Vol 1 - Theo Boiten)KilledBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery Plot 9 Row Z Collective Grave 24-28
Investigating officers from the RCAF visited the village of Steinberg 40 miles NW of Berlin. They were told by the villagers that a large British aircraft had crashed four to five hundred yards west of the villa and that the crew had been buried in a communal grave in the local cemetery. It was believed that the aircraft had been shot by night fighters. The grave was exhumed but unhappily Sgt. Taylor the Flight Engineer and the Bomb Aimer Fg.Off. Daynes of the crew were the only ones who could be individually identified. (Extract from letter to Mrs Presland by Wg.Cdr. Gunn RCAF Causalities Officer dated 23 March 1950)
1888 BushM HSergeantRAFVRBritishFlight EngineerRAFVRBomber Command434 Sqd RCAF
1944-09-19HalifaxIIIMZ908WL-ORAF Croft, Yorkshire1330WalcherenSee Archive report for further details - further information courtesy John JonesSurvivedNone - understood to have survived the warThe crew had, we understand, completed over 20 operations prior to this accident.
1889 BushL WSergeant655233Fighter418 Sqd RCAF
1943-08-23MosquitoVIHJ773IntruderKilledRunnymede Memorial United Kingdom
1890 BushK FPilot OfficerBomber Command425 Sqd RCAF
1944-03-15HalifaxIIILW413KW-QTholthorpe1905StuttgartAbandoned & crashed Brierley Hill Birmingham First French Canadian squadron
1891 BushellCSquadron LeaderC/763PilotRCAFFighter412 Sqd RCAF
1941-11-08SpitfireVbW3959Circus 110Shot down ?KilledRunnymede Memorial United KingdomParadie Archive Database
1892 BussellA AFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command57 Sqd
1942-04-01WellingtonIIIZ1565DX-Feltwell2055HanuaCrashed at HanuaKilledDurnbach War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1893 ButchartCharles EdwardFlying OfficerC/24443CanadianPilotRCAF2 TAF430 Sqd RCAF
1944-06-21MustangIAG553RRAF Odiham18:00Tac RecceFlak, crashed near DreuxPoW - Interned at Luft Stalag 3 SaganAccident report
1894 ButlerA R VFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command100 Sqd
1944-12-24LancasterIPD420HW-DGrimsby1455KolnCrashed at Kirkham Lancs on returnParadie Archive Database
1895 ButlerRonald HarrisSergeantR/11601CanadaRCAFBomber Command166 Sqd
1943-10-22LancasterIED366AS-Kirmington1755KasselShot down. Crashed ObermeiserKilled Age 24Hannover War Cemetery Coll. Grave 11. C. 8-12.
Paradie Archive Database Lancaster ED366, piloted by Sergeant K. Hurst, was shot down near Obermeiser, south east of Warberg, whilst on a bombing raid to Kassel, on 22-23 October 1943. All the crew were killed except for the pilot, Hurst, who was taken Prisoner of War. Bomber Command War Diaries by Martin Middlebrook states: ‘Although the German decoy may have drawn off part of the bomber force the main raid was exceptionally accurate and concentrated. The result was the most devastating attack on a German city since the firestorm raid on Hamburg in July and the results at Kassal would not be exceeded again until well into 1944. The fires were so concentrated that there was a firestorm though not as extensive as the Hamburg one.’
1896 ButlerN AFlight SergeantRCAFCoastal Command415 Sqd RCAF
1945-01-06Halifax IIIMZ4566U-PEast Moor1542HanauCollided with 10 Sqn Halifax and fell near EibachKilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
1897 ButlerA HFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command420 Sqd RCAF
1945-03-18Halifax IIIMZ910PT-QTholthorpe.0025.WittenAbandoned near BarmenPoW Paradie Archive Database
1898 ButlerJSergeantRCAFBomber Command424 Sqd RCAF
1945-02-20LancasterIME456QB-KSkipton on Swale2136DortmundBadly damaged by flakPoW Paradie Archive Database
1899 ButlerP WLeading AircraftmanRCAFBomber Command433 Sqd RCAF
1943-12-19HalifaxIIIHX277BM-Skipton on SwaleGroundDestroyed by lastInjured Paradie Archive Database
1900 ButlerSergeantBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1942-06-06HalifaxIIW1145LQ-SPocklington2351EmdenCrashed near Binbrook LINCS

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