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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
2451 CharronPhilip MarcelFlight LieutenantJ/16584CanadianPilotRCAF2 TAF412 Sqd RCAF
1944-11-19SpitfireIXPL245VZ-7B-80 Volkel13:30Dive bombing & Armed recceFlight of 4 Spitfires engaged by 50+ Fw-190s. Crashed near Lippramsdorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.KilledReichwald Forest War Cemetery, Grave 12. E. 11., Germany
Accident report
2452 CharterisW DSergeant Air Bomber156842RAFVRBomber Command57 Sqd
1944-06-07LancasterIME868DX-KRAF East Kirkby, Lincolnshire2219St-LeuCrashed at Fresnay-le-LongEvaderNone Read Archive Report
2453 ChartrandJohn Louis EdmondWarrant Officer Class 1R1098233rd October 1919CanadianWireless Operator/Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command419 Sqn RCAF
1944-05-01LancasterXKB711VR:CMiddleton St George22:00St GhislainAt 11,000 ft the Lancaster was hit by cannon fire from a night fighter, one shell exploding inside the cockpit, causing a fire. Crashed into the grounds of the city’s former gasworks at Gent-Rabot, roughly 1km NW from Gent city centre.

Claimed by Oblt. Hans-Heinz Augenstein, his 28th Abschuss, from 12./NJG1 near Gent at 3000 m. at 00:32 hours. (Nachtjagd Combat Archive (16 March 1944 - 11 May 1944) Part 2 - Theo Boiten)
KilledAdegem Canadian War Cemetery XI.C.9

Paradie Archive DatabasePosthumously commissioned on the 30th April 1944 and promoted to Plt.Off with the Service No. J86385

Son of Edmond and Theona Chartrand of Windsor, Ontario and Husband to Grace Anna (née Kirzy) Chartrand of Rainy River Ontario, Canada
2454 ChaseA JSergeantBomber Command115 Sqd
1944-08-12LancasterIIIND927KO-BWaterbeach2143BraunschweigKilledBecklingen War Cemetery
2455 ChatterleyArchie W 1st LtO-885418USAPilotUSAAF4th Fighter Group334th Fighter Squadron: Fighting Eagles
1944-03-06P-47 Thunderbolt. (P-51 Mustang from mid 1944)1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
2456 ChattertonL WSergeantBomber Command12 OTU
1942-06-25WellingtonICDV951Chipping WardenBremenCrashed at WietmarschenPoW
2457 CheckleyFlight SergeantNavigatorBomber Command85 Sqn
1944-02-06MosquitoXIXMM625VY:PSwannington14:05TrainingWhile over the sea the starboard engine failed and on return to base problems with the flaps and undercarriage were such that the Mosquito crash-landed at 15:40, running through a hedge before ending up in a field just beyond the aerodromeSuffered from a severe shaking
2458 CheesemanL H JFlight SergeantRAAFBomber Command463 Sqd RAAF
1944-12-04LancasterIPB792JO-QWaddington1627HeilbronnCrashed at le Hohwald {Bas-Rhin}KilledCholoy War Cemetery France
2459 CheesemanK LSergeantBomber Command78 Sqd
1944-08-12HalifaxIIILV957EY-XBreighton2123BraunschweigKilledBecklingen War Cemetery
2460 CheluR WSergeantBomber Command582 Sqd
1944-06-28LancasterIIIND9216O-DLittle Staughton2250BlainvilleCrashed & explodedKilledCoincy Cemetery
2461 CheneyJames B CaptainO-661448USAPilotUSAAF361st Fighter Group376th Fighter Squadron
1944-06-07P-47 Thunderbolt1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
2462 ChennaultClaire P 2nd LtO-763492USAPilotUSAAF361st Fighter Group376th Fighter Squadron
1944-09-12P-47 Thunderbolt1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
2463 ChennaultClaire P 1st LtO-763492USAPilotUSAAF361st Fighter Group376th Fighter Squadron
1944-12-26P-47 Thunderbolt1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
2464 CherrieAlexander WilliamFlying Officer550612nd PilotRAFVRCoastal Command228 Sqn
1944-01-06SunderlandIIIJM709RAF Pembroke Dock05:37Percussion T.2Took off from Pembroke Dock to carry out an anti-submarine patrol in the Bay of Biscay (Percussion T.2). There was no messages received from the aircraft after takeoff, and it failed to return to base.

During combat with Sunderland JM709 of 228 Sqdn, Lt. Erich Stain was shot down and killed in his Fw190 G-3 Wrk.Nr 160819.

However, the Sunderland was then shot down at 15:23 hrs bout 190 km west of Brest by another Jagdkommando 1./S.A.Gr. 128 Fw190. (Credit: Air War Publications)
KilledRunnymede Memorial Panel 205Son of John and Agnes H. Cherrie, of Moffat Mills, Lanarkshire; husband of Edna Cherrie
2465 CherryRobert C 1st LtO-686820USAPilotUSAAF56th Fighter Group62nd Fighter Squadron
1944-06-27P-47 Thunderbolt1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
2466 CheshireW JSergeantBomber Command138 Sqd (Special)
1944-06-07HalifaxVLL466NF-TTempsfordSOECrashed near Doudeville {Seine-Maritime}KilledSt-Sever Cemetery Rouen
2467 ChessAlvin J 1st LtO-1311118USAPilotUSAAF352nd Fighter Group328th Fighter Squadron
1944-12-25P-51 Mustang1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
2468 Chester-MastersRobert ("Bob") CharlesFlight SergeantAUS/434592Air/GnrRAAFBomber 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
2469 ChetwoodKenneth 1st LtO-736111USAPilotUSAAF353rd Fighter Group350th Fighter Squadron
1944-05-12P-47 Thunderbolt0.5 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
2470 ChevrierGeorge AlbertSergeantR/279581CanadaCanadianAir GunnerRCAFBomber Command22 OTU (RAF)1944-12-05WellingtonXNC967RAF Wellesbourne Mountford, WarwickshireBombingCrashed near Inwardleigh, Devon, UKKilledCommemorated Brookwood Military Cemetery, 51. I. 1. United Kingdom.Accident report
2471 ChewA DFlight SergeantBomber Command218 Sqd
1944-08-12LancasterIPD252HA-DMethwold2159RusselheimKilledHotton War Cemetery
2472 CheyneG JFlight SergeantRAAFBomber Command463 Sqd RAAF
1944-12-21LancasterIPB688JO-MWaddington1632PolitzCrashed at base on returnKilledCambridge City Cemetery
2473 CheyneGeorge JamesFlight Sergeant429846AustraliaRAAF463 Sqd RAAF
1944-12-22RAAF Honour Roll
2474 ChiassonJ AFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1944-12-23HalifaxVIINP781EQ-ULinton on Ouse1134LohausenPoWParadie Archive Database
2475 ChidlowFrederick ErickPilot Officer406689AustraliaRAAF14 Sqd RAAF
1944-01-06RAAF Honour Roll
2476 ChildRoyston JamesPilot Officer1490601924Flight EngineerDFC

RAFVRBomber Command35 Sqd (Madras Presidency)
1944-01-05HalifaxIIHX160TL-OGraveley2346StettinOutbound attacked, probably by a night-fighter, and severely damaged. Over the target area the starboard wing wing was set on fire and in the explosion that followed, those that survived were thrown clear. The aircraft crashed crashed 40 miles West of Stettin. Those who perished were initially buried in the Prisoner of War Section Stettin Military CemeteryKilledPoznan Old Garrison Cemetery Poland Coll. Grave 6. C. 3-12.
Plt Off Child was awarded a DFC whilst serving with 35 Sqn. Gazetted 8 May 1945, awarded for actions on 4 Jan 1944: Citation: ‘This officer, as Flight Engineer, has completed numerous operations against the enemy, in the course of which he has invariably displayed the utmost fortitude, courage and devotion to duty.’

Son of James Stanley and, Violet Lilian Child, of Thornton Heath, Surrey
2477 ChillingworthBernard JohnSergeant1803484RAFVR178 Sqd
1944-07-06LiberatorlllBZ930SAmendolaTook off 21:39 Attack Feuersbrunn air field, Austria Failed to return. Probably shot down by nghtfighter Killed Age 21Klagenfurt War Cemetery Austria Coll. Grave 6. D. 3-6.
2478 ChilversHerbert RaeFlight SergeantAus/434404AustralianNavigatorRAAFBomber Command128 Sqd
1944-09-12MosquitoXVIMM198M5-PRAF Wyton, CambridgeshireAir TestCrashed at Wyton on returnSafe

Courtesy NAA

2479 ChilversHerbert RaeFlight SergeantAus/434404AustralianNavigatorRAAFBomber Command128 Sqd
1944-09-12MosquitoXVIMM223M5-RAF Wyton, CambridgeshireCologneCrashed at Wyton on returnSafe

Courtesy NAA

2480 ChingWilliam MichaelFlight Sergeant4215731New ZealanderNavigatorRNZAFBomber Command57 Sqn
1944-12-04LancasterING145DX:JEast Kirkby16:30HeilbronnClaim by Lt. Peter Spoden Stab II./NJG6, his 13th Abschuss and the first of three this night, 0-10km South of Heilbronn, at 3,000m at 19:33hrs. (Nachtjagd Combat Archive (16 October 1944 - 31 December 1944) Part 5 - Theo Boiten). The aircraft crashed at Oberstenfeld, 15km SSE of HeilbronnKilledDurnbach War Cemetery Plot 9 Row D Grave 17Those who perished were initially buried in Oberstenfeld Civil Cemetery. Sgt. Osman/Sgt. Lees - Grave 60. Sgt. Roselt - Grave 61. Flt Sgt. Deacon - Grave 62. Lt. Becker SAAF - Grave 63. Flt Sgt Ching RNZAF - Grave 64. Reinterred 7 May 1948

Son of Harold Louis and Jessie Wilson Ching, of Stoke, Nelson, New Zealand
2481 ChinneryL E J FFlying OfficerRAAFBomber Command466 Sqd RAAF
1944-05-12HalifaxIIILV919HD-OLeconfield2151HassettCrashed Zondereigen {Antwerpen}KilledSchoolselhof Cemetery Attacker
2482 ChipmanP GFlight LieutenantRCAFBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1944-12-05HalifaxVIIILW204OW-KLinton on Ouse1753SoestPoW Paradie Archive Database
2483 ChirighinC DPilot OfficerBomber Command622 Sqd
1944-06-07LancasterIIIND765GI-CMildenhall.0015.Massy-PalaiseauCrashed at Montigny-le-Bretonneux {Yvelines}KilledViroflay New Communal
2484 ChisholmR SFlying OfficerBomber Command103 Sqd
1941-06-12WellingtonIcT2996PM-CNewton2300OsnabruckCrashed at Zwaagdijk Wervershoof KilledJonkerbos War Cemetery
2485 ChittendenJohn DavidSub/Lr. (A)Age 23New ZealanderPilotRNZNVRFleet Air Arm889 Sqd
1944-06-29SeafireIICMB253-HMS Atheling (Aircraft Carrier)1500PatrolLanding accident - See archive report for further brief detailsMissing - believed killedNew Zealand Naval Memorial, Devonport, Auckland. Panel 8

Courtesy Jenifer Lemaire

Born on the 10th November 1920 at Wellington. Worked as a clerk for the Council of Fire and Accident prior to service. Joined the RN/FAA for pilot training on the 14th May 1941. Pilots badge and commissioned on the 07th March 1942. Son of Henry Hector and Wilhelmina Chittenden (née Cooper), of Miramar, Wellington, New Zealand. Also served with 794, 709, 733, 757 and 759 squadron prior to joining 889 on the 30th March 1944.
2486 ChmielRoman StanisławKapitan NawigFlight LieutenantP-044909.06.1913 Borzęcin BrzeskoPolandNavigatorVirtuti Militari

DFC

Krzyz Walecznych (x4)

Medal Lotniczy (x3)

PAFBomber Command301 Sqd Polish
1942-12-06WellingtonIVZ1337GR-OHemswell17:04Mannheim Damaged by flak over Manheim. Over England, pilot ordered the crew to bail out. Only three crew members complied, but their parachutes drifted in a strong wind over the sea. Crashed at Bolt Head DEVON Survived war. Died 13.09.1996 Kraków, Poland Archiwum Polish Database
2487 ChownH WSergeantBomber Command158 Sqd
1944-06-02HalifaxIIILK877NP-ALissett2212TrappesCrashed Beaumont-le-Roger {Eure}Evader
2488 ChristensenFred J 1st LtO-794920USAPilotUSAAF56th Fighter Group62nd Fighter Squadron
1944-03-06P-47 Thunderbolt1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
2489 ChristensenFred J CaptainO-794920USAPilotUSAAF56th Fighter Group62nd Fighter Squadron
1944-06-27P-47 Thunderbolt1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
2490 ChristensenRichard D 1st LtO-530094USAPilotUSAAF406th Fighter Group512th Fighter Squadron
1944-08-06P-47 Thunderbolt`1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
2491 ChristianKenneth CregeenFlying OfficerJ/38780Age 24CanadaNavigatorRCAFBomber Command434 Sqd RCAF
1944-12-05HalifaxIIINR143WL-MRAF Croft, Yorkshire1748SoestSee Archive report - Information courtesy John JonesMissing - believed killedRunnymede Memorial Panel 245
Courtesy John Jones

Paradie Archive DatabasePrior to service worked for Ottawa Car and Aircraft Ltd.Son of John Cecil (died 14th June 1952, age 63) and Hannah J. Lavalley (née Graham - died 02nd December 1956, age 74), of 22 Willow Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
2492 ChristianRobert W Jr2nd LtO-766425USAPilotUSAAF474th Fighter Group430th Fighter Squadron
1944-12-18P-38 Lightning2 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
2493 ChristiansenErikStaff Sergeant3901257710th December 1915AmericanEngineer/GunnerUSAAF9th Air Force573rd Bomber Squadron (391st Bombardment Group (M))1944-12-23B-26C42-107747T6-TRoye-Amy (Station A-73), FranceRailroad Viaduct, Ahrweiler, GermanySee Archive report for detailsKilledRepatriated and buried at the Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego in Plot G-772 on the 31st January 1949
2494 ChristieA AFlying OfficerRAAFBomber Command90 Sqd
1944-12-23LancasterIHE664WP-VTuddenham1146TrierExploded over HammKilledHotton War Cemetery
2495 ChristieT A MFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command434 Sqd RCAF
1944-06-10HalifaxIIILM684WL-OCroft2215VersaillesCrashed at Villacoublay airfieldKilledViroflay New CommunalParadie Archive Database
2496 ChristieM KWarrant Officer Class 2RCAFBomber Command640 Sqd
1944-05-12HalifaxIIIMZ562C8-ALeconfield2156HassettCrashed Balen-Wezel {Antwerpen}KilledHeverlee War Cemetery BelgiumParadie Archive Database
2497 ChristieJohnFlying Officer534211912NavigatorRAFVRBomber Command627 Sqn
1944-07-26MosquitoIVDZ636AZ:NWoodhall Spa23:12GivorsCrashed at Letra (Rhône), a small village on the north side of the main road twixt Lyon and Charolles.KilledLetra Communal Cemetery Son of James and Agnes Christie, of Brechin, Angus
2498 ChristieRobert StanleyFlight Sergeant416324AustraliaRAAF460 Sqd RAAF
1943-06-12RAAF Honour Roll
2499 ChristieAlexandra AnthonyFlying Officer432485AustraliaRAAF90 Sqd RAF
1944-12-23RAAF Honour Roll
2500 ChristopherPercy FrederickFlying Officer156784W/Op/Air GunnerDFC

RAFVRBomber Command7 Sqd
1944-06-09LancasterIIIPB466MG-QRAF Oakington, Cambridgeshire1618Emden See archive report for full details PoW No 5479 Camp: Stalag Luft 1 - BarthNone - understood to have survived the war Read Archive Report

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