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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
2151 CarsonR AFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1944-01-20HalifaxVLK923ZL-BLeeming2000MagdeburgPoW Paradie Archive Database
2152 CarsonM FPilot OfficerBomber Command420 Sqd RCAF
1942-05-07HampdenIAE389PT-DWaddingtonGardeningCrashed Kalifornien NE of KielPoW
2153 CarsonR AFlying OfficerBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1943-12-03HalifaxVDK181ZL-ZLeeming.0010.LeipzigCrash landed Woodbridge SUFFOLK
2154 CarswellA GSergeantRCAFBomber Command9 Sqd
1943-01-17LancasterIW4379WS-AWaddington1645BerlinCrashed SE of MagdeburgPoW Paradie Archive Database
2155 CartanFrederick PaulPilot OfficerR/190906Age 22CanadaNavigatorRCAFBomber Command425 Sqd RCAF
1944-10-14HalifaxIIILW391KW-JRAF Tholthorpe, Yorkshire2300DuisburgSee Archive report - Information courtesy John JonesKilledLeopoldsburg War Cemetery. Grave VI.E.18
Courtesy John Jones

Paradie Archive DatabaseFirst French Canadian squadron.

Born on the 18th August 1922 in Toronto. Son of Frederick Henry Cartan and Anna Theresa Cartan (née Smitzler), of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Husband of Barbara Clowes Cartan (née Noxon), whom he married on the 16th October 1943 in Winnipeg.

2156 CarterJ AWarrant Officer Class 2RCAFBomber Command103 Sqd
1944-05-11LancasterIIIJB733PM-KElsham Wolds2158HassettCrashed LoehoutKilledSchoonlselhof Cemetery {Antwerpen} Belgium Paradie Archive Database
2157 CarterJ AWarrant Officer Class 2RCAFBomber Command103 Sqd
1944-03-26LancasterIIIND402PM-Elsham Wolds1951EssenCrash at base on return Paradie Archive Database
2158 CarterH W TFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command106 Sqd
1944-08-27LancasterIIIJB593ZN-TMetheringham2030KonigsbergKilledRunnymede Paradie Archive Database
2159 CarterJ TFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command15 Sqd
1943-10-07StirlingIIIEH990LS-KMildenhall1838Gardening?KilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
2160 CarterH MFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command214 Sqd
1945-03-20FortressIIIHB785BU-AOulton2340BSKilledDurnbach War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
2161 CarterG H FFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command35 Sqd (Madras Presidency)
1943-02-13HalifaxIIW7885TL-BGraveley1820LorientAbandoned near Carhaix FranceEvaderParadie Archive Database
2162 CarterG H FPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command35 Sqd (Madras Presidency)
1943-02-03HalifaxIIW7923TL-DGraveley1847HamburgCrash landed on return to baseParadie Archive Database
2163 CarterG H FSquadron LeaderDFC & Bar

RCAFBomber Command35 Sqd (Madras Presidency)
1944-02-19HalifaxIIIHX325TL-JGraveley2351LeipzigAbandoned near Beeden bostelPoWParadie Archive Database
2164 CarterG H FFlight LieutenantRCAFBomber Command35 Sqd (Madras Presidency)
1943-12-20HalifaxIIIHX328TL-JGraveley1729FrankfurtCrashed at base on returnParadie Archive Database
2165 CarterAlbert MartinFlight SergeantR/9141210 March 1920 at Orillia, Ontario, CanadaCanadianWireless Operator/Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1942-10-01HalifaxIIW7710LQ-R 'Ruhr Valley Express' RAF Topcliffe, North Riding of Yorkshire 1753FlensburgConed by 1 Res/Flakscheinw Abt 609 (Werfer 12). Shot down by 1-4 Res Flak Abt 306 and 1-3/lei Flak Abt 755 near Flensburg Klushof Niehuus at 2236hrs. Crashed Niehuus 6km NNW of Flensburg. Nachtjagd Combat Archives The Early Years Part 3 - Theo BoitenKilledKiel War Cemetery Plot 4 Row A Grave 2 Paradie Archive Database Initially buried at Friedenshugel Cemetery Flensburg on 6 Oct 1942

Son of Albert Edward and Mary Etta Carter, of Orillia, Ontario, Canada
2166 CarterJ WFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1944-08-16LancasterIIIPB239LQ-DGransden Lodge2115KielCrashed off DenmarkKilledRunnymede Paradie Archive Database
2167 CarterR EFlight LieutenantJ17002RCAFBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1943-06-11HalifaxIIJB972EQ-QLeeming2251DusseldorfCrashed target areaPoWParadie Archive Database
2168 CarterA VFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1944-12-05HalifaxVIILW200OW-NLinton On Ouse1801SoestCrashed at Rugby Warwickshire after colliding with 428 Sqn Lancaster KB768 NA-EKilledBrookwood Military Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
2169 CarterCharles MurrayFl/Lt.J/16830DFC

RCAFBomber Command428 Sqd RCAF
HalifaxIIRAF Middleton St. George Paradie Archive Databaserep.23 Mar 1945 ret.13 Sep 1945
2170 CarterJ HFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command428 Sqd RCAF
1945-01-28LancasterXKB763NA-SMiddleton St George1429TrainingCrashed near Stockton on Tees DurhamKilledHarrogate [Stonefall] Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
2171 CarterG CSergeantR119839RCAFBomber Command428 Sqd RCAF
1943-05-04WellingtonXHE727NA-KDalton2234DortmundCrashed at WilnisPoW Paradie Archive Database
2172 CarterN ESergeantRCAFBomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1944-01-20HalifaxVLL197AL-LLeeming1612BerlinCrashed at ZeetzeKilledBerlin 1939-1945 War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
2173 CarterR GPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command431 Sqd RCAF
1944-07-25HalifaxIIIMZ858SE-YCroft2111StuttgartCrashed at OffingenKilledDurnbach War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
2174 CarterD BSergeantRCAFBomber Command433 Sqd RCAF
1944-04-18HalifaxIIILV971BM-NSkipton on Swale2030Noisy-le-SecCrashed target areaKilledClichy New Communal Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
2175 CarterF ESquadron LeaderRCAFBomber Command434 Sqd RCAF
1944-02-15HalifaxVLK971WL-YCroft1719BerlinKilledRunnymede Paradie Archive Database
2176 CarterR GPilot OfficerDFC

RCAFBomber Command467 Sqd RAAF
1943-08-17LancasterIIILM342PO-Bottesford2145PeenemundeCrashed in the BalticKilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
2177 CarterF MPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command622 Sqd
1943-08-31StirlingIIIEF119GI-QMildenhall2020BerlinAbandoned and crashed near OsterodeKilledHannover War Cemetery
Paradie Archive Database
2178 CarterD NWarrant Officer Class 2RCAFBomber Command630 Sqd
1944-08-16LancasterILL972LE-TEast Kirkby2057StettinKilledPoznan Old Garrison Cemetery Poland Paradie Archive Database
2179 CarterHerbertSergeant1381159Observer RAFVRBomber Command149 Sqd (East India)
1942-11-16StirlingIW7566OJ-CLakenheath1721GardeningOn the night of 16/17 November Oberleutnant Reinhald Knacke and his bordfunker, Unteroffizier Heu of 1./NJG1 destroyed a Short Stirling when 65 aircraft were engaged in ‘Gardening’ operations from Lorient to the Friesian Islands, Short Stirling I W7566 OJ-C on 149 Squadron flown by Sergeant Thomas Anderson West and two Wellingtons tailed to return from the night’s operations. The Stirling had taken oft from Lakenheath at 1721 hours. Leu picked it up on his Li set at 16,350 feet at 4,000 yards distant. Knacke peered out in the direction of the plot but could not see him for the vision of the human eye in the dark is not more than 100 to 200 yards. His nerves were at breaking point but West was still flying calmly towards the defence zone and would only be at action stations once the first searchlight was turned on. West was taking no avoiding action. Knacke gave full throttle and rapidly closed the distance. Suddenly Heu reported a new contact at 2,000 yards distance as another Viermot crossed their field slowly, from north to south. For a moment Knacke was undecided which opponent to pursue and then he decided on the nearest Viermot. The enemy machine had begun to weave and was now travelling on the Li set alternately from port to starboard and back. Heu gave Knacke the final Li readings but three pairs of eves scanned the sky in vain for his shadow. Knacke finally shot the Stirling down into the sea off Vielle-Sce-Gironde. In his excitement Knacke fired immediately into the full petrol tanks. Flight Sergeant Cecil Robert McMullin RCAF the rear gunner lost his head, abandoned his machine guns and bailed out, landing right in the propeller of Knacke’s 110, There was a dull thud, which made the Messerschmitt shudder. The engine began to vibrate so badly that Knacke had to shut it down. He landed his clumsy 110 at Venlo on one engine. Mechanics rushed over and lit up the machine. By the light of their torches they could still see traces of blood and hair on the propeller. Strips of uniform were hanging on the antennae of the Li. The fate of the Canadian gunner upset everyone. McMullin was buried at Hourtin Communal Cemetery while the body of Sergeant Herbert Carter, the only other bady that was recovered from the sea was laid to rest at Vielle-Ste-Gironde Communal Cemetery. All the other members of the crew have no known grave and are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial. Extract from Nachtjagd Defenders of the Reich 1940-1943 (Martin W Bowman)Killed Vielle-St. Girone (St Girons) Communal Cemetery The body of Sgt Cater was found on a beach in Leon on 27 Dec 1942
2180 CarterG FSergeantBomber Command431 Sqd RCAF
1944-01-28HalifaxVLL181SE-QCroft.0012.BerlinKilledBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
2181 CarterArthur ReginaldFlight LieutenantJ/15673CanadianPilotDFC
RCAFFighter Command409 Sqd RCAF
1944-08-09MosquitoXIIIHK406KP-4RAF Hunsdon15:30Test flightStarboard engine sheared off aircraft causing spin and fatal crashKilledBrookwood Military Cemetery, 43. A. 6. United Kingdom
Accident report
2182 Carter-EdwardsESergeantRCAFBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1944-06-07HalifaxIIILV987ZL-KLeeming2300AcheresCrashed at Gaillon sur Montcient {Yvelines}PoW Paradie Archive Database
2183 CartierJoseph L. L.Flying OfficerAir BomberRCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1944-12-23LancasterXKB715VR-T RAF Middleton St. George, County Durham 1206Lohausen See archive report for full details PoW - injured and treated in hospitalNone - thought to have survived the war Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
2184 CartierJ L R FPilot OfficerJ17165RCAFBomber Command428 Sqd RCAF
1943-03-29WellingtonIIIBK564NA-RDalton1934BochumCrashed near GelsenkirchenKilledReichswald Forest War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
2185 CartmellRobert Joseph “Bobby”Pilot OfficerJ/1588321 Apr 1918CanadianPilotRCAFBomber Command214 Sqd
1942-09-13StirlingIR9166BU-HStradishall37BremenAircraft crashed Barrien 16km South of Bremen (Flak?). Crew initially buried in the Vechta (Russian) CemeteryKilledSage War Cemetery Plot 14 Row B Grave 12
Husband to Mrs J E Cartmell, St Catherine Ontario

Parents divorced- Father Mr Joseph Aloysius Cartmell, Thorold Ontario. Mother Mrs Daisy Cartmell, Thorold Ontario
2186 CartwrightG SFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command425 Sqd RCAF
1942-11-09WellingtonIIIBJ764KW-Dishforth1733HamburgCrashed at Beetley NFKKilledDishforth Paradie Archive DatabaseFirst French Canadian squadron
2187 CartwrightL WPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1944-06-12HalifaxIIILW135ZL-RLeeming2310ArrasCrashed at Foncquevillers {Pas-de-Calais}KilledFoncquevilliers Military Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
2188 CartwrightD LFlying Officer124313Bomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1943-03-09WellingtonIIIBK429AL-East Moor1852Gardening?KilledRunnymede
2189 CartwrightP FFlight Sergeant1271192Bomber Command431 Sqd RCAF
1943-04-16WellingtonXHE379SE-HBourn2110MannheimCrashed at HochspeyerPoW
2190 CartyHarry Dennis GordonSergeant1334945UKPilotRAFVRBomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1943-03-29WellingtonIIIBK540AL-East Moor1945BochumDisapeared over North SeaKilledRunnymede Memorial, Panel 144. United Kingdom
Accident reportArchive report
2191 CarvajalE RFlight SergeantR124106RCAFBomber Command425 Sqd RCAF
1943-04-11WellingtonXHE491KW-BDishforth2110Gardening?KilledRunnymedeParadie Archive DatabaseFirst French Canadian squadron
2192 CaryE SPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command149 Sqd (East India)
1944-08-06StirlingIIILK383OJ-AMethwold2101GardeningKilledRunnymede Paradie Archive Database
2193 CaryiCharles Joseph AnthonyFlight Sergeant Air GunnerR/183314RCAFBomber Command153 Sqd
1945-02-14LancasterINN803P4-ORAF Scampton, Lincolnshire2005 Operation Thunderclap Chemnitz Shot down by Ofw. Heinrich Schmidt of 2./NJG6KilledBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery. Grave 1.F.12.Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
2194 CaryllIan BrianFlight SergeantR747775 June 1921, JamaicaAir GunnerRCAFBomber Command156 Sqd
1942-07-28WellingtonIIIBJ592GT-Alconbury2242HamburgShot down by Flak. Crashed Fischbecker Moor near the village of Vierzigstuecken 9km NE of Buxtehude 4 miles West of Hamburg.KilledBecklingen War Cemetery Plot 14 Row F Grave 10.
Paradie Archive Database Son of Linda M. Caryll of St. Andrew, Jamaica, and the late Caryl G B Caryll.
2195 CasaubonJ N G RFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command50 Sqd
1944-04-24LancasterIIIND876UN-ZSkellingthorpe2053MunchenCrashed Munchen-LaimKilledDurnbach War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
2196 CaseT EFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command156 Sqd
1943-02-19LancasterIIIED485GT-Warboys1807Wilhelmshaven?KilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
2197 CaseW RSergeantRCAFBomber Command214 Sqd
1943-08-31StirlingIIIEE970BU-BChedburgh2042BerlinCrashed at CharlottenfeldePoW Paradie Archive Database
2198 CaseE ESergeantRCAFBomber Command431 Sqd RCAF
1943-11-18HalifaxVLK640SE-QTholthorpe1722MannheimCrashed in the seaKilled Paradie Archive Database
2199 CaseJ T R EFlight SergeantBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1945-04-08LancasterXKB752VR-VMiddleton St George1917HamburgAbandoned
2200 CaseyFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command138 Sqd (Special)
1944-09-28StirlingIVLJ932NF-NTempsford1936SOECrash landed at Ludford Magna Paradie Archive Database

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