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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
2351 CareyJ JFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command103 Sqd
1942-08-28HalifaxIIBB214PM-Elsham Wolds2037Nurnberg ?KilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
2352 CareyD MFlight LieutenantDFC

RCAFBomber Command12 Sqd
1944-03-30LancasterIIIND441PH-ZWickenby2200NurnbergCrashed DotzlarKilledHannover War Cemetery
Paradie Archive Database
2353 CareyL ESergeantR125005RCAFBomber Command35 Sqd (Madras Presidency)
1943-06-28HalifaxIIHR812TL-FGraveley2327KolnCrashed at Wandre {Liege}KilledHeverlee War Cemetery BelgiumParadie Archive DatabaseAttacker
2354 CarletonE BFlying OfficerDFM

RCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1945-03-15LancasterXKB870VR-KMiddleton St George1638HagenKilledNederweert War Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
2355 CarletonF BSergeantRCAFBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1943-06-28HalifaxVEB148ZL-Leeming2329KolnCrashed Isleham Cambs Paradie Archive Database
2356 CarleyJohn WilliamSergeantR988293th November 1918 in Keppil, SaskatchewanCanadianNavigatorRCAFBomber Command419 (Moose) Sqn, RCAF
1943-04-28HalifaxIIJB923VR:QMiddleton St George20:42GardeningSet course for the Silverthorne (Codename for the Kattegat Region) Area. Claimed by Lt. Werner Speidel from 10./NJG3 over the sea 50km. NW of Hjörrin at 01:29 hrs. (Nachtjagd Combat Archive (1 January - 22 June) 1943 Part 1 - Theo Boiten)KilledRunnymede Memorial 181Paradie Archive DatabaseSon of Leoje John and Rosamond (née Flaxman) Carley, of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
2357 CarleyJohn WilliamSergeantR98829CanadianNavigatorRCAFBomber Command419 (Moose) Sqn, RCAF
1943-03-28HalifaxIIDT669VR:?Middleton St George19:41St-NazaireAfter being caught in searchlights the aircraft was turned over by a burst of flak. Captain gave the order to abandon the aircraft and the Bomb Aimer baled out. The Rear Gunner was on the point of bailing out when the Captain regained control at 7,000 ft. Only the Bomb Aimer bailed out. The aircraft returned to base landing at 02:08 hrsSafe/KiA 28 April 1943419 Sqn, Halifax II, JB923
2358 Carling-KellyF CWing CommanderRCAFBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1945-01-28Halifax VIINP768OW-QLinton on Ouse1906StuttgartShot down by night fighterPoW Paradie Archive Database
2359 CarlonT EFlying OfficerJ16815DFM

Bomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1943-03-11HalifaxIIW7803LQ-UTopcliffe1903StuttgartShot down before reaching targetPoW
2360 CarlsonE W BSergeantRCAFBomber Command138 Sqd (Special)
1944-06-07HalifaxVLL466NF-TTempsfordSOECrashed near Doudeville {Seine-Maritime}KilledSt-Sever Cemetery Rouen Paradie Archive Database
2361 CarlsonRolandSergeantR/106007CanadianWireless Operator/Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command14 OTU
1942-09-13HampdenIL4109GL-SCottesmore2354BremenInitially hit at 9,000ft by flak from Battery Termunten then finished off by Maj Karl Theodor Hulshoff Stab NJG2 - Crashed Stadtskanaal 15km South East of Groningen at 0300PoW No. 27023 Stalag 344 Lamsdorf Paradie Archive Database In the course of the night the Germans arrive in a car to the Molenwijk. In the back of the car is a Canadian, Carlson, who's been caught on the corner of Poststraat and Onstwedderweg.
2362 CarlsonASergeantRCAFBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1944-01-27LancasterIILL721OW-ULinton on Ouse1801BerlinAbandoned and crashed at RausslitzKilledBerlin 1939-1945 War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
2363 CarlsonE KFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command619 Sqd
1944-09-11LancasterILM191PG-ODunholme Lodge2048DarmstadtCrashed at Hausen vor der HoheKilledDurnbach War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
2364 CarlsonE LFlight LieutenantJ/20357CanadaPilotRCAFBomber Command102 Sqd (Ceylon)
1943-12-29HalifaxIIHR867DY-ARAF Pocklington, Yorkshire1650Berlin See archive report for further details PoW No: 3350 Camp: Stalag Luft Sagan and BelariaNone - survived the warParadie Archive Database Read Archive Report
2365 CarlsonN.R.Warrant Officer Class 2R/123918CanadianWireless Operator/Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command357 Sqn RAF
1944-05-07LiberatorIIIBZ923Digri, India19:30Special OperationsThe aircraft took off at 19:30 hrs on a special operation along with two other aircraft on a similar mission. The aircraft failed to return and the wreckage of the aircraft was found on the 7th May some 20 mins away from the base and about 1/2 mile west of Burdwan Railway Station, Bengal, India. The other two aircraft captains reported that very bad weather had been encounteredInjured (Suspected fractured leg)Admitted GMH Asansol
2366 CarltonJ MFlight SergeantR103168RCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1943-04-20HalifaxIIJB912VR-BMiddleton St George2114StettinCrashed near StettinPoW Paradie Archive Database
2367 CarlyleWalter BeattiePilot OfficerJ914315 September 1914CanadianPilotRCAFBomber Command106 Sqd
1942-07-21LancasterIR5576ZN-ConingsbyTrainingThe aircraft crashed almost immediately due to failure of the port outer engine. Eye witnesses to the tragedy state that the Lancaster climbed slowly to about 200ft before stalling and falling near the airfield.KilledConingsby Cemetery Row 65 Grave 1285.Paradie Archive DatabaseSon of J. W. Carlyle and Agnes Carlyle, of Sutherland, Saskatchewan, Canada
2368 CarmenWSergeantRCAFBomber Command432 Sqd RCAF
1944-08-18HalifaxVIINP690QO-GEast Moor2125BremenCrashed on take offParadie Archive Database
2369 CarmichaelD JSergeantRCAFBomber Command106 Sqd
1941-10-26HampdenIAE136ZN-Coningsby1755HamburgCrashed at SelsingenKilledBecklingen War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
2370 CarmichaelJ AFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command207 Sqd
1944-04-26LancasterIME631EM-KSpilsby2111SchweinfurtCrashed ReichentalPoW Paradie Archive Database
2371 CarmichaelD APilot OfficerJ/12295RCAFFighter418 Sqd RCAF
1943-06-22BostonIIINight IntruderKilledBretteville-Sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery FranceParadie Archive Database
2372 CarmichaelJ SSergeant616950Bomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1943-07-13HalifaxIIBB323VR-RMiddleton St George2256AachenCrashed near Venlo HollandPoW
2373 CarnegieThomasFlying OfficerJ/28217CanadianNavigatorRCAFBomber Command138 Sqd (Special)
1944-05-31HalifaxVLL419NF-VTempsfordo1:41SOEShot down by a He219 of the 3./NJG 1KilledRunnymede Memorial, Panel 245. United Kingdom
Accident report
2374 CarnegieR CFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command424 Sqd RCAF
1945-01-12Halifax IIILV998QB-YSkipton on Swale1724GardeningKilledAabenraa Cemetery DenmarkParadie Archive Database
2375 CarneyR APilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1943-08-16HalifaxIIHR856LQ-WGransden Lodge2009Torino?KilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database Attacker Probably Detlef Grossfuss
2376 CarneyR AFlight SergeantBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1943-05-04HalifaxIIJB957LQ-AGransden Lodge2149DortmundCrash landed near Graveley HUNTS
2377 CarolRoy FrankSergeantR2530186th July 1923 in Maryfield, SaskatchewanCanadianAir GunnerRCAFBomber Command426 (Thunderbird) Sqn RCAF
1944-06-05HalifaxIIILW382OW:OLinton on Ouse01:59Coastal Battery HoulgateThe aircraft was outbound when it exploded in mid air. It crashed near RAF Bircham Newton. The primary cause of the accident was obscure. The aircraft caught fire in the air then exploded while still airborne and before any member of the crew could bale out.KilledBrookwood Military Cemetery Plot 49 Row G Grave 7
Paradie Archive DatabasePosthumously promoted to Plt.Off. with a Service No J90183 on the 5th June 1944

Son of Frank and Winnifred (née Ross) Carol of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
2378 CarolanA GPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command434 Sqd RCAF
1945-01-16LancasterXKB850WL-OCroft1719ZeitzKilledDurnbach War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
2379 CaronA LSergeantRCAFBomber Command49 Sqd
1942-09-16LancasterIR5890EA-Scampton2017EssenCrashed at EssenKilledReichswald Forest War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
2380 CarpenterE CFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command109 Sqd
1944-12-23MosquitoXVIML998HS-BLittle Staughton1031KolnKilledRheinberg War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
2381 CarpenterCharles ArthurSergeantR/8251131 Jan 1915CanadianPilotRCAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1942-10-01HalifaxIIW7780LQ-QTopcliffe1757FlensburgConed by 2/Res Flakscheinw Abt 609 (Werfer 24). Hit by 2-4/Res Flak Abt 306, 1-3/lei Flak Abt 755 and lei. Marinefalkzug Murwik. Crashed Flensburg-Weiche at 2229hrsKillledKiel War Cemetery Plot 2 Row G Grave 5Initially buried at Flensburg

The crew belonged to 425 Sqn and were attached to 405 Sqn to gain operational experience on the Halifax. 425 Sqn were not issued with the Halifax until Dec 1943

Son of Thomas W. and Mary Lillian Carpenter, of Mille Roches, Ontario, Canada
2382 CarpenterP RFlight SergeantPilotFighter416 Sqd RCAF
2383 CarpenterH GSergeantBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1944-04-24HalifaxIIILV968ZL-LLeeming2215KarlsruheAbandoned near SaarbruckenPoW
2384 CarrR ASergeantJ/16335PilotRCAFFighter132 Sqd
1942-12-01SpitfireVbBL713Shipping RecceKilledRunnymede Memorial United KingdomParadie Archive Database
2385 CarrL ASergeantRCAFBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1944-01-14LancasterIILL699EQ-CLinton on Ouse1700BraunschweigKilledHannover War Cemetery
Paradie Archive Database
2386 CarrK CSergeantRCAFBomber Command58 Sqd
1941-11-07WhitleyVZ6818GE-NLinton on Ouse1946Rover Patrol?KilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
2387 CarrC MSergeantRCAFBomber Command623 Sqd
1943-10-03StirlingIIIEF158IC-SDownham Market1847KasselCrashed E of KasselKilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
2388 CarrD WFlying OfficerFighter418 Sqd RCAF
2389 CarrD W JFlying OfficerFighter418 Sqd RCAF
2390 CarreauPaul EugeneSergeantR/54194PilotRCAFBomber Command102 Sqd (Ceylon)
1941-08-29WhitleyVZ6951DY-?RAF Topcliffe, Yorkshire2112Frankfurt See archive report for full details KilledNew Hunstanton Cemetery. Row P. Grave 52Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
2391 CarrickJohn HammondFlying OfficerJ/10186NavigatorRCAFBomber Command78 Sqd
1942-10-01HalifaxIIBB236EY-B RAF Linton-on-Ouse, North Yorkshire 1759Flensburg See archive report for further details KilledKiel War Cemetery. Grave 2.D.14Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
2392 CarrierJ. Alfred Marcel RobertFlight SergeantR190939Canada2nd PilotRCAFBomber Command425 (Alouette) Sqn, RCAF
1944-11-01HalifaxIIILW379KW:DTholthorpe16:56OberhausenSee Archive report for detailsPoW 1176, Stalag Luft 1 Barth-VogelsangParadie Archive Database
2393 CarriganJohn William (Jimmy)Sergeant (Fl/Eng)1807113DFM

RAFVRBomber Command428 Sqd RCAF
1944-04-20HalifaxIIJP113NA-AMiddleton St. George2055LensCrash landed at Attleborough NorfolkInjured Read Archive Report
2394 CarriganJ TSergeantRCAFBomber Command158 Sqd
1943-10-03HalifaxIILW296NP-BLissett1813KasselCrashed in sea off TexelKilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
2395 CarriganC LPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1943-07-09HalifaxIIJB959EQ-LLeeming2244GelsenkirchenCrashed on take offParadie Archive Database
2396 CarrollBernardFlight SergeantR7795622 June 1917CanadianAir GunnerRCAFBomber Command102 Sqd (Ceylon)
1942-07-29HalifaxIIR9442DY-RTopcliffe2306SaarbruckenClaim by Oblt Reinhard Eckardt 7/NJG3 - South of Corbais: 5,900m at 0251. Crashed at Corbais 35km SE of Brussels.

This was to be his last kill. He was shot down in the ensuring battle northeast of Melsbroek. Bordfunker Fw Frank safely baled out but Eckardt’s parachute entangled itself on the tail unit of his Bf 110 E-2 (W.Nr. 4494) “D5+AR” and he crashed to his death near Kampenhout in Belgium.
KilledCorbais Communal Cemetery Collective Grave 1-5.Paradie Archive Database
2397 CarrollRalph WilliamFlight SergeantR/176957CanadianBomb AimerRCAFBomber Command166 Sqd
1944-11-16LancasterIIIPB648AS-BKirmington1235DurenBelieved to have crashed close to the Allied forward lines as Flt.Sgt. Leaman was taken to Belgium for burial at Hotton War CemeteryKilledRheinberg War Cemetery Coll.grave 11.A.22-24 Paradie Archive Database
2398 CarrollA SSergeantRCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1943-12-29HalifaxIILW282VR-YMiddleton St George1648BerlinAbandoned near BerlinPoW Paradie Archive Database
2399 CarrollC ESergeantRCAFBomber Command50 Sqd
1942-02-07HampdenIAE306VN-Skellingthorpe1211GardeningShot down in sea W of TerschellingKilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
2400 CarrollThomas JosephLeading Aircraftman431088AustraliaRAAF8 Bombing & Gunnery School RCAF1943-12-18RAAF Honour Roll

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