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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 DatabaseLinks/Archive Reports                        Notes                        
2301 CarrCliffordFlight Sergeant13789711912Bomb AimerRAFVRBomber Command102 Sqd (Ceylon)
1942-12-06HalifaxIIW7924DY-Pocklington1708MannheimPresumed to have crashed in the seaKilledRunnymede Memorial Panel 73Son of Norman and Sarah Carr; husband of Annie Carr, of Newcastle-on-Tyne
2302 CarrB GFlight LieutenantBomber Command102 Sqd (Ceylon)
1944-12-05HalifaxIIIMZ450DY-BPocklington1757Soestreturned damaged
2303 CarrDavid HPilot OfficerRear GunnerDFM

Bomber Command49 Sqd
1944-06-21LancasterILL900EA-TFiskerton2317WesselingCrashed at Julich-MerschKilledRheinberg War CemeteryShot down by night fighter
2304 CarrBruce W F / OT00061258USAPilotUSAAF354th Fighter Group353rd Fighter Squadron: Cobras
1944-06-17P-47 Thunderbolt0.5 Luftwaffe destroyedSource:
ETO (European Theatre)
2305 CarrBruce W 2nd LtO-887280USAPilotUSAAF354th Fighter Group353rd Fighter Squadron: Cobras
1944-09-12P-47 Thunderbolt3 Luftwaffe destroyedSource:
ETO (European Theatre)
2306 CarranF SFlight SergeantRAAFBomber Command12 Sqd
1944-01-27LancasterIIIJB283PH-WWickenby1727BerlinExploded near EhrenKilledRheinberg War CemeteryAttacker
2307 CarranFrederick SydneyFlight Sergeant415508AustraliaRAAF12 Sqd RAF
1944-01-27RAAF Honour Roll
2308 CarrollR VFlying OfficerBomber Command100 Sqd
1944-06-10LancasterIIILM321HW-KGrimsby2305AcheresCrashed at St-Laurent-sur-Mer {Calvados}KilledRunnymede
2309 CarrollRFlight SergeantBomber Command630 Sqd
1944-06-21LancasterIME795LE-GEast Kirkby2324WesselingAbandoned and crashed at Henlow
2310 CarrollWakefield J1st LtO-686786USAPilotUSAAF56th Fighter Group63rd Fighter Squadron
1944-05-12P-47 Thunderbolt3 Luftwaffe destroyedSource:
ETO (European Theatre)
2311 CarruthersF RSergeantRCAFBomber Command12 Sqd
1942-09-06WellingtonIIIBJ691PH-TBinbrook.0059.Duisburg?KilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
2312 CarruthersJ RSergeantBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1944-05-12LancasterXKB713VR-XMiddleton St George2200LeuvenCrashed & exploded Reningo {West-Vlaanderen}KilledAdegem Canadian War Cemetery
2313 CarruthersH RWarrant Officer Class 2Bomb AimerRCAF70 Sqd
1944-07-06WellingtonXLP130DFoggia 2/TortorellaTake off 21:30Attack Feuersbrunn air field, Austria Failed to returnKilledBelgrade War Cemetery
Attacking fighter airfield at Feuersbrunn. Report by F/O Maling made after he returned to the Squadron states that on the return trio the aircraft was struck by tracer, the port wing and petrol tank were set on fire and the aircraft spun. He had no further recollection till he regained consciousness in a field and from there contacted partisans
2314 CarsonH GFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command166 Sqd
1944-09-12LancasterINF974AS-RKirmington1800FrankfurtKilledRunnymede Paradie Archive Database
2315 CarsonJ NFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command166 Sqd
1944-12-22LancasterING303AS-PKirmington1522KoblenzCrash landed at LeemingParadie Archive Database
2316 CarsonWilliam DonaldFlying OfficerJ3779621st December 1916 in Hamilton, OntarioCanadianAir Gunner (Mid Upper)RCAFBomber Command426 (Thunderbird) Sqn, RCAF
1944-06-16HalifaxIIILK879OW:PLinton on Ouse23:06SterkradeHptm. Martin Drewes from Stab III./NG1 claimed a Lancaster (his 41st Abschuss) over the sea 80 km WSW IJmuiden at 4.700m at 02:16 hrs. This was recorded as a probable for 103 Sqn Lancaster LM173. However it is believed that the aircraft was in fact 426 Sqn Halifax LK879, which was claimed as a probable Lt. Walter Briegleb his 9th Abschuss, from 10./NJG3.KilledAmsterdam New Eastern Cemetery, Plot 69, Row A, Coll. Grave 1
Paradie Archive DatabaseSon of William Lorimer and Ellen Murdoch (née Donald) Carson; husband of Margaret Elizabeth (née Richie) Carson, of Seaforth, Ontario, Canada.

His body was washed ashore near Nordsee Zandvoort on 14th July 1944 and was buried on the 18th July 1944
2317 CarsonRichardSergeant1033235Air GunnerRAFVRBomber Command103 Sqd
1942-10-06HalifaxIIW1189PM-EElsham Wolds1912OsnabruckClaim by Hermann Greiner 11/NJG1 - Wadden Sea 25km West of Harlingen (probably Tiger): 2,800m at 2324hrs. Also claimed by Flak of 6/Marine Flak Abt 246 battery Terschelling-Ost (unspecified aircraft 2316) and by 4/lei Flak Abt 845 (Wellington Texel 300m 2317-2320). Victory Oblt Greiner confirmed on 18 Aug 1944. Marine Flak victory confirmed as 30th confirmed victory of Marine Flak 246 on 7 Nov 1942KilledAmeland (NES) General Cemetery Plot D Row 13 Grave 20 The body of Sgt Carson was washed up Ameland 17 Nov 1942
2318 CarsonC WSergeantBomber Command12 Sqd
1942-02-06WellingtonIIZ8491PH-FBinbrook1739BrestCrashed on Edge Moor YORKSInjured
2319 CarsonLeonard K CaptainO-742962USAPilotUSAAF357th Fighter Group362nd Fighter Squadron
1944-12-02P-51 Mustang2 Luftwaffe destroyedSource:
ETO (European Theatre)
2320 CarsonLeonard K CaptainO-742962USAPilotUSAAF357th Fighter Group362nd Fighter Squadron
1944-12-05P-51 Mustang1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource:
ETO (European Theatre)
2321 CarsonLeonard K CaptainO-742962USAPilotUSAAF357th Fighter Group362nd Fighter Squadron
1944-12-24P-51 Mustang1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource:
ETO (European Theatre)
2322 CarswellRFlying OfficerRAAFBomber Command166 Sqd
1944-12-22LancasterING303AS-PKirmington1522KoblenzCrash landed at Leeming
2323 CarterEdward JamesWing Commander Pilot70770DFC

RAFVRBomber Command97 Sqd (Straits Settlements)
1944-06-05LancasterIIIND739OF-ZConingsby256St-Pierre-du-MontLost without traceKilledRunnymede Memorial Panel 200
2324 CarterMartin JohnSergeant1811354Air/BmrRAFVRBomber Command514 Sqd
1944-08-12LancasterILM180JI-GRAF Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire2144Russelheim See archive report for further details Evaded - returned to UK in September 1944None - survived the war Archive Report
2325 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
2326 CarterRoy EdwardFlying OfficerJ/288552 Mar 1921CanadianNavigatorMiD

RCAFBomber Command431 Sqn RCAF
1944-06-16HalifaxIIINA514SE-BRAF Croft, Yorkshire2224Sterkrade, GermanySee Archive ReportEvaded/MurderedRunnymede War Memorial Panel 245Paradie Archive Database
2327 CarterArthur CharlesFlight Lieutenant61006PilotDFC


RAFVRBomber Command109 Sqn
1944-06-02MosquitoXVIML962HS:?Little Staughton23:28LeverkusenHit by flak which damaged the controls and the port engines. Regained the south coast, but was abandoned circa 02:50 near Caterham, Surrey, crashing into the front garden of a house in Ridgemount Avenue, Coulston. A blazing fuel tank was thrown into the roof of a dwelling in Woodlands Grove, killing 18 month old Alan Roote and injuring his parents who were admitted to Purley Hospital.Survived DFC awarded whilst with 109 Sqn, gazetted 7th July 1944. Citation reads "Flight Lieutenant Arthur Charles CARTER (61006), R.A.F.V.R., 109 Sqn. Flying Officer Ernest Walter GARRETT (Can/J. 16299), R.C.A.F., 109 Sqn. These officers were pilot and navigator respectively of an aircraft detailed to attack Leverkusen one night in June, 1944. When nearing'the target the aircraft was hit by anti-aircraft fire which damaged the port tail plane. Just afterwards both the port engines were affected when ano'ther shell burst underneath' the aircraft. Nevertheless, Flight Lieutenant Carter maintained a steady run and the target was successfully attacked. Almost immediately the aircraft was again hit. The elevator and aileron controls were severed. A measure of control was lost but' Flight Lieutenant Carter succeeded in bringing the bomber level and a course was set for home. Soon after leaving the target one of the damaged engines, caught fire and had to be. put out of action. The aircraft gradually lost height but Flight Lieutenant Carter held resolutely to.his course and finally reached an airfield. This officer dispayed skill, gallantry and devotion to duty of a high order. Flying Officer Garrett also proved himself to be a valiant and devoted member of aircraft crew.' In the face of most harassing circumstances he navigated his aircraft with unerring skill and also rendered other assistance >to his pilot in his endeavours to reach this country."

Bar to DFC awarded to Sqn.Ldr. Carter, whilst with 109 Sqn, gazetted 16th January 1945
2328 CarterJ ASergeantBomber Command12 Sqd
1944-12-15LancasterIPD201PH-EWickenby1507LudwigshafenCrashed & exploded at Holbeach Drove LincsKilled
2329 CarterJ DPilot OfficerBomber Command12 Sqd
1944-05-03LancasterIIIJB405PH-HWickenby2148Maiily-le-CampCrashed Beauchery-St-Martin {Seine-et-Marne}KilledBeauchery Communal Cemetery
2330 CarterTSergeant1300587Bomber Command12 Sqd
1943-06-14LancasterIIIW4992PH-AWickenby2313OberhausenCrashed near MonchengladbachKilledRheinberg War Cemetery
2331 CarterJames HaroldPilot Officer174242NavigatorRAFVRBomber Command141 Sqn
1944-06-21MosquitoIIDD732TW:SWest Raynham23:30BSSupport to the twin raids on Scholven-Buer ans Wesseling. Damaged by flak and found on return to base that the undercarriage could not be lowered. The crew abandoned the aircraft over the airfield at 02:45 leaving the Mosquito to fall at Hill House farm near Swaffham, Norfolk.Uninjured
2332 CarterM CPilot Officer146404Bomber Command50 Sqd
1943-06-12LancasterIIIED472VN-Skellingthorpe2203BochumCrashed at AhausKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery
2333 CarterAlbert LeslieSquadron Leader445531915NavigatorDFC


RAFBomber Command582 Sqn
1944-12-23LancasterIIIPB3716O:VLittle Staughton10:27KolnCrashed target areaKilledRheinberg War Cemetery 14.C.10565234 Sgt. Albert Leslie Carter was MiD, gazetted 4th October 1940

Posthumously awarded the DFC whilst with 582 Sqn, gazetted 12th February 1946

Son of Thomas and Alice Emma Carter; husband of Ruby Eileen Carter, of Wroughton, Wiltshire
2334 CarterL CFlight SergeantBomber Command77 Sqd
1944-06-25HalifaxIIILL549KN-NFull Sutton750MontorqueilCollided with 102 Sqn Halifax III MZ753 DY-M & crashed at Fontaine l'Etalon {Pas-de-Calais}KilledFontaine l'Etalon Churchyard
2335 CarterJames R **2nd LtO-1047914USAPilotUSAAF50th Fighter Group81st Fighter Squadron
1944-12-31P-47 Thunderbolt1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource:
ETO (European Theatre)
2336 CarterJohnnie L 1st LtO-886664USAPilotUSAAF357th Fighter Group363rd Fighter Squadron
1944-12-05P-51 Mustang1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource:
ETO (European Theatre)
2337 CarterJohnnie L 1st LtO-886664USAPilotUSAAF357th Fighter Group363rd Fighter Squadron
1944-12-24P-51 Mustang2 Luftwaffe destroyedSource:
ETO (European Theatre)
2338 CarterJoseph D 2nd LtO-710665USAPilotUSAAFlX Fighter Command486th Fighter Squadron
1944-09-12P-51 Mustang0.5 Luftwaffe destroyedSource:
ETO (European Theatre)
2339 CarterLeonard D 2nd LtO-707659USAPilotUSAAF358th Fighter Group368th Fighter Squadron
1944-09-12P-51 Mustang1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource:
ETO (European Theatre)
2340 CarterRay I 2nd LtO-815280USAPilotUSAAF36th Fighter Group53rd Fighter Squadron
1944-12-24P-47 Thunderbolt`1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource:
ETO (European Theatre)
2341 Carter-EdwardsESergeantRCAFBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1944-06-07HalifaxIIILV987ZL-KLeeming2300AcheresCrashed at Gaillon sur Montcient {Yvelines}PoW Paradie Archive Database
2342 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
2343 CartierJean-MarieCapitaineFrancePilotFree FrenchGB 2/52 'Franche-Comté' Bombardment Group1944-08-04Martin B-26C-45-MO Marauder#42-107726Villecidro (Sardinia)Bombard the Charles Albert bridge (Var plain).Caucade Cemetery, Nice France
Caucade Cemetery, Nice
B-26 crew of French squadron "Franche-Comté" took off on August 4, 1944 from Villecidro (Sardinia) to bombard the Charles Albert bridge (Var plain). The group of 6 Marauders enters a cloud mass near the objective. During the crossing of the cloud mass the B-26s slowed down and the Marauder 42-107726 which is the last is forced to slow down too much not to overtake the others, which causes it to stall and go into a spin. The plane crashed with its bombs on the crest of Plagels above the village of Mollière. No survivors. They are buried in the Caucade cemetery in Nice (06).

Shortly after entering the Var valley, in order to bomb the Charles Albert bridge and the railway bridge of the 'Train des pignes' near the town of Plan-du-Var, Marauder #42-107726 crashes near Valdeblore. The 7 occupants, Captain Jean-Marie Cartier, pilot, Warrant Officer Albert Casanova, co-pilot, Lieutenant Robert William, navigator, Lieutenant Jacques Marini, bombardier, Chief Warrant Officer André Bertrand, mechanic, Staff Sergeants Pierre Ferrier, radio operator, and Antonin Donato, gunner, are killed in the crash.

2344 CarverJosephSergeant1595839Air/GnrRAFBomber Command218 Sqd
1944-12-31LancasterINF926HA-XRAF Chedburgh, Suffolk1114Vohwinkel See archive report for further information KilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery. Grave 1.E.7 Read Archive Report
2345 CaryE SPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command149 Sqd
1944-08-06StirlingIIILK383OJ-AMethwold2101GardeningKilledRunnymede Paradie Archive Database
2346 CaseleyA RFlying OfficerBomber Command622 Sqd
2347 CasemanK HSergeantBomber Command76 Sqd
1944-06-07HalifaxIIIMZ732MP-DHolme on Spalding Moor1910CroixdalleOvershot Carnaby Yorkshire on return
2348 CaseyT ASergeantRCAFBomber Command626 Sqd
1944-12-31LancasterIPB687UM-Q2Wickenby1451OsterfeldKilledHotton War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
2349 CaseyW PPilot OfficerBomber Command138 Sqd (Special)
1944-06-02HalifaxVLL284NF-ETempsfordSOECrash landed at SandyInjured
2350 CaseyDonald Emil2nd LieutenantPilot OfficerO-696058AmericanNavigatorUS Army Air Force8th Air Force379th Bombardment Group (H), 526th Bombardment Squadron (H), 1st Air Division1944-06-18B-17 G.I. JaneG42-102628LF:PKimbolton (Station #117), Huntingdonshire, EnglandHamburg (Mission #421), GermanySee Archive report for detailsPoW, Stalag Luft 3

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