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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
1901 ButlerC J ESergeantBomber Command420 Sqd RCAF
1942-04-12HampdenIP1239PT-YWaddingtonEssen?Killed
1902 ButlerHCorporalBomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1943-04-03WellingtonIIIZ1670AL-Air TestCrashed at S WilvingtonInjured
1903 ButsonG FFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1944-04-26LancasterIIDS719EQ-ULinton on Ouse2312EssenCrashed Wissenkerke {Zeeland}KilledRunnymede Paradie Archive DatabaseAttacker
1904 ButtlerL FSergeantRCAFBomber Command428 Sqd RCAF
1943-10-03HalifaxVEB214NA-SMiddleton St George1839KasselCrashed at SehlenPoW Paradie Archive Database
1905 ButtsNFlight SergeantDFM

RCAFBomber Command196 Sqd
1943-10-17StirlingIIIEH960ZO-XAir testCrashed in WashKilledParadie Archive Database
1906 ButtsNSergeantRCAFBomber Command196 Sqd
1943-06-01WellingtonXHE163ZO-Advanced Base1858GardeningCrash landed N of Arram Grange & E of LeconfieldParadie Archive Database
1907 BuxtonMartin LeviSergeant1199580Air GunnerRAFVRBomber Command431 Sqd RCAF
1943-05-29WellingtonXHE203SE-HRAF Burn, Yorkshire2310WuppertalCrashed Heers, BelgiumKilledJonkerbos War Cemetery. Grave 7.H.3 Read Archive Report
1908 BuxtonB JFlight SergeantBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1943-08-30HalifaxIILK629ZL-Leeming2358MonchengladbachCrashed near AntwerpenKilledSchoonlselhof Cemetery {Antwerpen} Belgium
1909 BuxtonH GSergeantBomber Command433 Sqd RCAF
1943-12-19HalifaxIIIHX245BM-Skipton on Swale1150TrainingCrashed on take offKilledHarrogate [Stonefall] Cemetery
1910 BybeeS CSergeantUSAAFBomber Command432 Sqd RCAF
1943-09-27WellingtonXHE817QO-KSkipton on Swale1938Hannover?PoW
1911 BydwellH WFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1942-04-14WellingtonIIW5390LQ-XPocklington2203Dortmund?PoW Paradie Archive Database
1912 ByersC WFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command153 Sqd
1945-01-16LancasterING335P4-VScampton1730ZeitzLost without traceKilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
1913 ByersG JFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1943-11-03HalifaxIIJD326AL-PLeeming1645Dusseldorf?KilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
1914 ByersG JFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1943-10-04HalifaxIIJD327AL-Leeming1714FrankfurtAbandoned SE Crowborough SUSSEXParadie Archive Database
1915 ByersHaroldFlight LieutenantJ/13485CanadianPilotRCAF2 TAF440 Sqd RCAF
1945-01-23TyphoonIbRB325I8-XB-78 Eindhoven15:00Armed recceHit by flak diving into target, aircraft engulfed in flames, perished in crash near Dremmen, GermanyKilledNederweert War Cemetery, IV. A. 8. Netherlands
Accident report
1916 ByersColin EdwardFlight SergeantR/133135Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command49 Sqd
1943-11-22LancasterIIIJB368EA-GRAF Fiskerton Lincolnshire1651BerlinLost over target area?Missing - believed killedRunnymede Memorial. Panel 181Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
1917 ByersV W Pilot OfficerJ17474RCAFBomber Command617 Sqd
1943-05-16LancasterIIIED934AJ-KScampton2130Chastise: Dambusters RaidCrashed W of HarlingenKilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
1918 ByersJ ESergeantRCAFBomber Command78 Sqd
1944-06-12HalifaxIIILV915EY-HBreighton2218AmiensKilledPoix-de-la-Somme ChurchyardParadie Archive Database
1919 ByersCharles RossFlight SergeantR/127557Age 21CanadaNavigatorRCAFCoastal Command547 Sqd RAF
1943-08-18WellingtonXIHZ4072V-KRAF Davidstow Moor, Cornwall1327Musketry 3See Archive report for detailsMissing - believed killedRunnymede Memorial. Panel 181

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Worked for the aircraft division National steel Car Company at Malton. Trained at No. 1 Central Navigation School after enlisting in 1941. Son of Charles William (died 1956, age 69) and Winifred Beatrice Byers (died 1979, age 88), of 350 Main Street, Weston, Ontario, Canada. His brother Douglas also served.
1920 ByrdH CPilot OfficerJ/89351PilotRCAFFighter403 Sqd RCAF
1945-03-19SpitfireXVISM208SweepKilledGendringen Roman Catholic Cemetery NetherlandsParadie Archive Database
1921 ByrdC H JSergeantRCAFBomber Command83 Sqd
1942-08-24LancasterIR5623OL-CWyton2113FrankfurtExploded crashed Kalbacj GermanyKilledDurnbach War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1922 ByrneR MSergeantBomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1944-03-24HalifaxIIILW688AL-JLeeming1903BerlinCrashed near ThumbyKilledKiel War Cemetery
1923 BzowyM AWarrant Officer Class 2RCAFBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1944-06-12HalifaxIIINA510ON-ELinton on Ouse2145CambraiCrashed near Villers-les-Cagnicourt {Pas-de-Calais}PoW Paradie Archive Database
1924 CabanaJ L EFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1943-12-03HalifaxIIJD374AL-MLeeming2357Leipzig?KilledSage War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1925 CableHorace BernardSergeantR/69680CanadianWireless Op/Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command12 Sqd
1942-01-09WellingtonIIW5356PH-TBinbrook04:38CherbourgCrashed NW of Wythall WORCSInjuredAccident reportLater commissioned SN J/15266
1926 CacchioniJFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command138 Sqd (Special)
1944-07-11HalifaxVLL251NF-NBlida2050SOEDitched in Mediterranean Paradie Archive Database
1927 CachiaJohnWarrant Officer Class 2R/835411921CanadianWireless Operator/Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command425 Sqd RCAF
1942-12-06WellingtonIIIBJ657KW-GDishforth1659MannheimAt 0020 hrs an SOS message was received from the aircraft. Unfortunately nothing further was heard. The aircraft crashed Langonnet East of Plouray Near Brest (Flak/Shortage of Fuel/Equipment Failure?)KilledRunnymede Memorial Panel 102 Paradie Archive Database First French Canadian Sqn

Son of Paul and Aloysia Cachia, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1928 CadgerW JFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command76 Sqd
1942-03-30HalifaxIR9453MP-KTain1832TirpitzCrashed 16 miles S of Sumburgh HeadKilledRunnymedeParadie Archive DatabaseSome details on this report: Read Archive Report
1929 CadmanP MFlying Officer114221DFC

Fighter418 Sqd RCAF
1944-06-05MosquitoVIIntruderDamagedKilledCanterbury Cemetery United Kingdom
1930 CadmusG APilot OfficerJ/16783CanadianPilotRCAFBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1943-06-22HalifaxVDK139ZL-PLeeming2319MulheimCrashed near RheinhausenKilledReichswald Forest War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1931 CaffertyA EFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command626 Sqd
1944-01-30LancasterIME587UM-X2Wickenby1718BerlinKilledRunnymede Paradie Archive Database
1932 CahilC BSergeantRCAFBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1943-08-30HalifaxIILK629ZL-Leeming2358MonchengladbachCrashed near AntwerpenKilledSchoonlselhof Cemetery {Antwerpen} Belgium Paradie Archive Database
1933 CahillJ AFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command578 Sqd
1945-02-20Halifax IIINA618LK-NBurn2154DusseldorfExploded near target areaPoW Paradie Archive Database
1934 CahoonG AFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1945-02-08Halifax VIINP682OW-RLinton on Ouse247Wanne-EickelCrash landed near Wetherby YorkshireKilledHarrogate [Stonefall] Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
1935 CailesL HSergeantR/71421CanadianAir GunnerRCAFBomber Command102 Sqd (Ceylon)
1942-10-05HalifaxIIW7824DY-Pocklington1841AachenConed by several searchlights and hit by Flak of 7 Flak Division over Koln. Aircraft crashed in flames at Ingendorf at 2250 hrsPoW No. 27204, Stalag Luft 4 Sagan & Belaria Paradie Archive Database
1936 CailesL HSergeantRCAFBomber Command102 Sqd (Ceylon)
1942-08-05HalifaxIIW7706DY-OTopcliffe2206BochumCrash landed at W Raynham NFKParadie Archive Database
1937 CainW EWarrant Officer Class 2RCAFBomber Command207 Sqd
1943-03-03LancasterIED365EM-ULangar1900HamburgCrashed WedelKilledHamburg (Ohlsdorf) Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
1938 CainW EFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command207 Sqd
1943-02-13LancasterIW4167EM-QLangar1914LorientCrashed on return to base Paradie Archive Database
1939 CaineA MPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command420 Sqd RCAF
1944-01-06HalifaxIIILW421PT-KTholthorpe1513BiennaisLanded damaged at Linton on Ouse on returnInjured Paradie Archive Database
1940 CairnsR IFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1944-11-02HalifaxVIINP696OW-MLinton on Ouse1606DusseldorfCrash landed at Brussels Airport Paradie Archive Database
1941 CairnsA WFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1944-12-27HalifaxIIIMZ291ZL-OLeeming300OpladenCrashed on take off Paradie Archive Database
1942 CairnsJ CSquadron Leader42692DFC

Bomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1943-04-26WellingtonXHE737AL-East Moor.0037.DuisburgCrashed at Bergen HollandPoW
1943 CakebreadJ ASergeantBomber Command432 Sqd RCAF
1944-06-12HalifaxIIILW616QO-REast Moor2204CambraiCrashed at MiranmontPoW
1944 CalderJ RFlight SergeantR99456RCAFBomber Command106 Sqd
1943-07-08LancasterIIIED720ZN-RSyerston2230KolnExploded and crashed near Cambrai FranceKilledRoute de Solesmes Communal Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
1945 CalderD HFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command420 Sqd RCAF
1944-03-15HalifaxIIILW426PT-QTholthorpe1908StuttgartCrashed Echterdingen airfieldKilledDurnbach War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1946 CalderW HSergeantR116334RCAFBomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1943-06-21WellingtonXHE981AL-East Moor2327KrefeldCrashed Oudenbosch HollandKilledBergen op Zoom War Cemetery
Paradie Archive Database
1947 CalderJ ASergeantRCAFBomber Command630 Sqd
1944-07-18LancasterIME729LE-East Kirkby2204TrainingAbandoned & crashed at DunureKilledDunure Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
1948 CalderG APilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command98 Sqd
1943-05-13MitchellIIFL197VO-Foulsham1030BoulogneCrashed in sea off Hardelot PlageKilledBoulogne Easter CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1949 CalderbankJ RFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1944-06-10HalifaxIIILV973AL-XLeeming2228VersaillesCrashed at Friaize {Eure-et-Loir}EvaderParadie Archive Database
1950 CalderwoodNFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command432 Sqd RCAF
1944-07-25HalifaxVIINP678QO-AEast Moor2109StuttgartAbandoned near Villampny {Eure-et-Loir}EvaderParadie Archive Database

Results 1901 to 1950 of 88262.

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