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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
201 AllmanLeonard RalphFlying OfficerJ/13588CanadianPilotRCAF2 TAF440 Sqd RCAF
1944-06-06TyphoonIbMN428I8-ZRAF Hurn20:00Armed reccePulled away from squadron to locate and escort a damaged flight mate. Hit by flak, parachute caught on aircraft, perished in crash near Mauvieu, Calvados, France.KilledBeny-Sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Reviers, Xiii. H. 13. France
Accident Report
202 AllwellPFlight SergeantBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1944-01-02LancasterIIDS760OW-MLinton on Ouse.0005.BerlinKilledRunnymede
203 AlmE RFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1945-02-25Halifax IIIMZ452ZL-ELeeming1658GardeningLost without traceKilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
204 AlmasR HFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command103 Sqd
1945-03-07LancasterIRA500PM-BElsham Wolds1728Dessau Paradie Archive Database
205 AlmasR MWarrant Officer Class 2RCAFBomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1944-11-21HalifaxIIIMZ377AL-DLeeming1546Castrop-RauxelKilledReichswald Forest War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
206 AlmondJ NSergeantRCAFBomber Command424 Sqd RCAF
1944-05-24HalifaxIIILW157QB-SSkipton on Swale2251AachenKilledRunnymede Paradie Archive Database
207 AlpPercy LeonardPilot Officer54973RAFVRBomber Command431 Sqd RCAF
1944-07-17HalifaxIIIMZ628SE-YCroft1521VairesCrashed near Cramoisy {Oise}Killed Age 30Commemorated Creil Communal Cemetery, Plot 1. Grave 389.Son Of Stanley William Alp And Of Mary Ann Alp (Nee Rogers); Husband Of Constance Maureen Alp, Of Rugby, Warwickshire.
208 AlsopN FSergeantRCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1944-05-15LancasterXKB701VR-BMiddleton St George2238TrainingCrashed Helmsley MoorKilledHarrogate [Stonefall] Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
209 AltersonJSergeantRCAFBomber Command77 Sqd
1941-10-12WhitleyVZ6801KN-LeemingNurnbergCrashed at DaussoisKilledDinant MilitaryParadie Archive Database
210 AlthanRPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1945-02-20LancasterXKB804VR-EMiddleton St George2126DortmundHit by flak crew baled outPoW Paradie Archive Database
211 AlticNorman IrwinFlying OfficerJ22101CanadianNavigatorRCAFBomber Command420 (Snowy Owl) Sqn, RCAF
1944-03-24HalifaxIIILW373PT:WTholthorpe19:07BerlinClaimed as a probable by Oblt. Joseph Draft, his 18th Abschuss and 2nd of the night, from 4./NJG5 over Halle-Weissenfels at 6.700m at 22:58 hrs. (Nachtjagd Combat Archive (16 March 1944 - 11 May 1944) Part 2 - Theo Boiten)PoW No. 3974, Stalag Luft 1Paradie Archive DatabaseThe crew had arrived from 61 Base on the 21st January and this was their 6th mission.

Promoted to Flt Lt whilst a PoW
212 AltyFrederick RoyFlying OfficerJ3839226th June 1924 in South Shields, EnglandCanadianBomb AimerRCAFBomber Command431 (Iroquois) Sqn RCAF
1945-03-31LancasterXKB859SE:UCroft06:26HamburgCrashed at 09:07 at Hittfeld, 9km South of Harburg quite close to 419 Sqn, Lancaster X, VR-Q captained by F/O. Donald Stuart Maxwell Bowes RCAF shot down about the same time and recorded as an Me262 loss.KilledBecklingen War Cemetery 14.C.11
Courtesy Jack Albrecht

Paradie Archive DatabaseSon of Frederick Roy and Florence (née Fawkes) Alty, of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
213 AlwardF LFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1945-03-25Halifax VIINP818OQ-MLinton on Ouse730MunsterClipped plane two above on take off Paradie Archive Database
214 AmesEdward JosephPilot OfficerJ/15130CanadianPilotRCAFFighter118 Sqd
1942-02-02SpitfireVbAA741NK-RAF Ibsley13:00RhubarbShot down over the English Channel by Bf-109F from III./JG 2Missing/KilledRunnymede Memorial, Panel 99.Accident report
215 AmesW EFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1944-10-06HalifaxVIINP739OW-ULinton on Ouse1642DortmundPoW Paradie Archive Database
216 AmesVictor EthelbertFlight Sergeant9054701916RAFVRCoastal Command228 Sqd RAF
1942-09-05SunderlandW4032Oban20:40Convoy ProtectionLanded in ocean out of fuel.Killed Age 26Canterbury Cemetery Plot X.M. Grave 143
Son of Llewellyn Herbert Spencer Ames and Esther Ames; husband of Dorothy May Ames, of Canterbury.

Onboard were were 10 crew and a journalist Fred NanCarrow from the Glasgow Herald, some say he was investigating the death of the Duke of Kent in a sister Sunderland a week previously at Eagle's Rock. After several hours at sea the giant flying boat turned around for home, but it became apparent that there was insufficient fuel to make it back to Oban. Flying Officer F J Fife of the RCAF decided to put down in the water, on the face of it not a major problem for a flying boat, and take on more fuel. At 8.40pm the Sunderland set down in Vane Bay but hit a rock which ripped the bottom out of the aircraft causing it to start sinking.

An SOS signal resulted in the Tobermory lifeboat setting out to assist the airmen. At the last known position of the Sunderland, all that was found was clothing floating on the surface. An RAF Hudson spotted a dinghy with one man in it off the north coast of Coll. The lifeboat arived but the only people still alive were Flying Officer M E Russell, the co-pilot and Flight Sgt R B H Scroggs. Fife, William Henderson and William Currie were recovered from the water having drowned, the bodies of Charles Castle (Gunner), Victor Ames (Flt Sgt), Kenneth Page (Gunner), Edward Cowan (Radio operator) were recovered later on having died of exposure.
217 AmeyR RFlying OfficerJ/20654PilotRCAFFighter56 Sqd
1943-11-20TyphoonIbEK209PRamrodCrashed at WitneshamDiedBrookwood Military Cemetery United KingdomParadie Archive Database
218 AmiraultA BSergeantR/88416RCAFBomber Command214 Sqd
1943-03-05StirlingIIIBK662BU-KChedburgh1935EssenCrashed into seaKilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
219 AmiraultAlphe BaptisteSergeantR/88416Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command214 Sqd
1942-11-20StirlingIR9165BU-YChedburgh1855TorinoDuring the sortie the aircraft experienced problems with the exactor controls on two engines. Whilst landing back at base the port inner unit suddenly surged and the aircraft swung and crashed at 0210 hrsSurvived
220 AmlinA HSergeantRCAFBomber Command142 Sqd
1942-08-27WellingtonIVZ1411QT-ZGrimsby2040Kassel?KilledReichswald Forest War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
221 AmosL HFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command431 Sqd RCAF
1945-04-25LancasterXKB822SE-WCroft1455WangeroogeColliede with plane below off NordeneyKilled Paradie Archive Database
222 AmosR JSergeant1330644Bomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1943-04-08HalifaxIIBB327VR-QMiddleton St George2147DuisburgCrashed near BochumKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery
223 AmosGSergeantBomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1943-01-26WellingtonIIIBK163AL-HEast Moor1717Lorient?KilledRunnymede
224 AmsteinN WSergeantRCAFBomber Command102 Sqd (Ceylon)
1944-06-16HalifaxIIIMZ652DY-ZPocklington2304SterkradeKilledReichswald Forest War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
225 AmyH TFlight LieutenantRCAFBomber Command424 Sqd RCAF
1944-05-10HalifaxIIIHX314QB-CSkipton on Swale2218GardeningCrashed in sea off LorientKilledGuidel Communal Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
226 AnakaPeter JohnFlying Officer Pilot J/25832RCAFBomber Command115 Sqd
1944-06-15LancasterIHK550KO-YRAF Witchford, Cambridgshire2305Valenciennes Crashed at Oisy-le-Verger {Pas-de-Calais} EvaderNone - died 25th April 1994Paradie Archive DatabaseRead Archive Report
227 AndersenEiler VillyWarrant Officer Class 1R129717CanadianWireless Operator/Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command432 (Leaside) Sqn RCAF
1945-03-15Halifax VIINP689QO:MEast Moor17:07HagenSee archive report for detailsPoW Unknown camp
Paradie Archive Database
228 AndersenPaulSergeantDenmark CanadaRCAFBomber Command44 Sqd
1944-07-15LancasterIIIPB206KM-QDunholme Lodge2232GardeningKilledRunnymede

Paradie Archive DatabaseDanish parents, but he held dual citizenship at time of enlistment. On 15/16 July, Andersen took off on his last operation. Took off at 22.32 hrs. from Dunholme Lodge. Gardening over Danish waters. Landfall near Agger on the western coast of Jutland, crossed the eastern coast north of Grenaa to reach their Gardening area north of Sjællands Odde. Aircraft was lost without a trace. Possibly victim of Lt Dräger from 3./NJG 3, who claimed a four-engined aircraft 20 miles off the Jutland coast at Hvide Sande at 02.10 hrs. Paul Andersen’s nineteenth operation in Bomber Command.
229 AndersonArchibaldSergeantFlight EngineerRAFVRBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1944-11-02HalifaxVIINP744EQ-X RAF Linton-On-Ouse, North Yorkshire 1618Dusseldorf See archive report for further details InjuredNone - survived the war Read Archive Report
230 AndersonHoward LeroySergeantR/193090Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command10 Sqd
1943-11-22HalifaxIIJD367ZA-ZRAF Melbourne, Yorkshire1654Berlin See archive report for further details KilledReishswald Forest War Cemetery. Coll. Grave 26.A.12-14Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
231 AndersonL RFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command101 Sqd
1942-12-06LancasterIED322SR-THolme on Spalding MoorMannheimCrashed Carmarthen BayKilledRunnymedeParadie Archive DatabaseRead Archive Report
232 AndersonRobert Fred LindsayFlying OfficerJ10415CanadianObserverRCAFBomber Command105 Sqn
1942-11-13MosquitoIVDZ320GB-Marham12:08VlissingenAttacked the "Neumark". Hit by flak and crashed 12:40 near Oostkapelle (Zeeland), HollandKilledFlushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery Row D. Grave 11Paradie Archive DatabaseSon of Fred M. and Irene M. Anderson, of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
233 AndersonS AWarrant Officer Class 2RCAFBomber Command115 Sqd
1943-11-18LancasterIIDS680KO-LLittle Snoring1803BerlinCrashed Hermee BelgiumKilledHeverlee War Cemetery BelgiumParadie Archive Database
234 AndersonFWarrant Officer Class 2RCAFBomber Command138 Sqd (Special)
1944-03-30HalifaxVLL287NF-STempsfordSOECrashed near Hansweert {Zeeland}KilledRunnymede Paradie Archive Database
235 AndersonW DSergeantRCAFBomber Command14 OTU
1942-09-10HampdenIL4131PL-ACottesmore2020Dusseldorf?KilledReichswald Forest War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
236 AndersonJSergeantRCAFBomber Command142 Sqd
1942-08-04WellingtonIVZ1487QT-ZGrimsby2309GardeningCrashed on W coast of FranceKilledNoirmoutier-en-L'ille Paradie Archive Database
237 AndersonJ SSergeantRCAFBomber Command158 Sqd
1942-10-13HalifaxIIW7766NP-HEast Moor1829KielCrashed at East Moor on returnDied of Injury 17/10.42York {Fulford}Paradie Archive Database
238 AndersonA ASergeantRCAFBomber Command166 Sqd
1944-05-21LancasterIIIND956AS-IKirmington2235DuisburgCrashed Goudriaan {Zuid-Holland}KilledGourdriaan General CemeteryParadie Archive Database
239 AndersonP MFlight LieutenantDFM

RCAFBomber Command207 Sqd
1945-04-10LancasterIII ME472EM-OSpilsby1807LeipzigBaled out after aircraft damagedKilledBrussels Town Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
240 AndersonRichard Frank Sgt. Pilot (U/T)R/83108RCAFBomber Command21 OTU
1942-02-06WellingtonIcR1047RAF EdgehillPMBombing training Aircraft malfunction - accident KilledMoreton-In-Marsh New Cemetery. Sec. K. Grave 25.Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
241 AndersonR JFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command218 Sqd
1942-07-02StirlingIN3718HA-CMarham2325Bremen?KilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
242 AndersonR E VSergeantRCAFBomber Command218 Sqd
1941-04-10WellingtonIcR1442HA-DMarham1930BrestCrashed off Brest KilledKerfautrasParadie Archive Database
243 AndersonB OSergeantRCAFBomber Command218 Sqd
1943-07-29StirlingIIIBF578HA-ADownham Market2235HamburgCrashed at AhrenswohldePoWParadie Archive Database
244 AndersonJ BSergeantRCAFBomber Command35 Sqd (Madras Presidency)
1941-08-24HalifaxIL9572TL-GLinton on Ouse2053DusseldorfCrashed near Chievres BelgiumKilledChievres Communal CemeteryParadie Archive Database
245 AndersonJ BSergeantRCAFBomber Command35 Sqd (Madras Presidency)
1941-08-12HalifaxIL9497TL-KLinton on Ouse2125BerlinCrash landed Salhouse NorfolkParadie Archive Database
246 AndersonR WFlying OfficerJ/28754PilotRCAFFighter401 Sqd RCAF
1945-04-20SpitfireIXMJ980RecceKilledRunnymede Memorial United KingdomParadie Archive Database
247 AndersonE ASergeantRCAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1942-07-31HalifaxIIW1109LQ-SPocklington.0036.DusseldorfCrashed near VorstKilledReichswald Forest War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
248 AndersonF R WFlight SergeantR198929RCAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1943-04-06HalifaxIIDT699LQ-GLeeming2042GardeningPresumed crashed in seaKilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
249 AndersonG BSergeantRCAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1942-10-06HalifaxIIW7763LQ-OTopcliffe1854OsnabruckCrashed near Prattenburg HollandPoW Paradie Archive Database
250 AndersonJ IFlying OfficerJ17006RCAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1943-07-03HalifaxIIHR813LQ-HGransden LodgeKolnCrashed vicinity Wavre BelgiumPoW Paradie Archive Database

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