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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
251 AndersonHugh JohnFlight LieutenantC/17844Flight Engineer DFM

RCAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1944-09-26LancasterIIIPB129LQ-A RAF Gransden Lodge, Cambridgeshire 1200Cap Gris Nez See archive report for full details InjuredNone - survived the war. Passed away 1965. Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
252 AndersonNels Peter HelinFlight SergeantC95210Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command408 Sqn RCAF
1945-02-21Halifax VIINP711EQ:ORAF Linton-On-Ouse, North Yorkshire17:14WormsSee archive report for further detailsKilledRheinberg War Cemetery. Collective grave 18. G.2-5Paradie Archive Database
253 AndersonM WFlight LieutenantRCAFBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1944-11-16HalifaxVIINP770EQ-GLinton on Ouse1222MunsterAbandoned over BelgiumParadie Archive Database
254 AndersonBruce BenjaminFlying OfficerJ/35534Age 27CanadianBomb AimerRCAFBomber Command415 Sqd RCAF
1944-11-02HalifaxIIIMZ6036U-ERAF RAF East Moor, Yorkshire1606DusseldorfSee Archive report for further detailsKilledRheinberg War Cemetery. Plot 7. Row B. Collective Grave 14-18
Courtesy John Jones

Born on the 26th December 1917 in Llandudno, Wales. Son of Benjamin Wellington Anderson and Margaret Ethel Anderson (née Jackson), of Toronto, Ontario. Canada Grave inscription: 'His Sun Has Set While It Is Yet Day'.
255 AndersonGeorgePilot OfficerJ/95243RCAFBomber Command415 Sqd RCAF
1945-03-31Halifax IIIMZ9226U-CEast Moor623HamburgReported shot down by Me262KilledRunnymedeParadie Archive DatabasePosthumously promoted to P/O
256 AndersonH GPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1942-02-12WellingtonICZ1091VR-AMildenhall1700Fuller?KilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
257 AndersonJ AFlight SergeantR99890RCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1943-07-03HalifaxIIJD159VR-YMiddleton St George2230KolnCrashed MuizenKilledSchoonlselhof Cemetery {Antwerpen} Belgium Paradie Archive Database
258 AndersonHoward FrancisFlight Sergeant W/Op Air GunnerJ/92358RCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1944-08-25LancasterXKB708VR-ERAF Middleton St George1934Russelsheim (Opel works) Crashed at Boscombe Down on return KilledBrookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey. Grave 43.G.3. Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
259 AndersonWilliam SmithFlying OfficerJ/41164PilotRCAFBomber Command420 Sqd RCAF
1945-02-14Halifax IIINA179PT-BTholthorpe1701ChemnitzCrashed 1mile N of airfield on returnKilledHarrogate (Stonefall) CemeteryParadie Archive DatabaseParadie Archive
260 AndersonRobert AllanSergeantR/191468Age 20CanadaAir GunnerRCAFBomber Command420 Sqn RCAF
1944-04-20HalifaxIIILW692PT-VRAF Tholthorpe, North Yorkshire2113LensSee archive report for further brief detailsPoW No: 4176 Camp: Stalag Luft Sagan and BelariaNone - Survived the warParadie Archive DatabasePromoted to Fg.Off. 1st September 1944
261 AndersonMark Sylvester HaroldPilot OfficerJ/92728CanadianPilotRCAFBomber Command425 Sqd RCAF
1945-03-05Halifax IIIMZ845KW-JRAF Tholthorpe, North Riding of Yorkshire1647ChemnitzCollided with 426 Sqn (PN 228) aircraft and crashed near Linton on OuseKilledHarrogate {Stonefall} Cemetery - Sec. G. Row H. Grave 12. Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
262 AndersonL LSergeantR101990RCAFBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1943-04-04WellingtonIIIX3699OW-Dishforth2030KielDitched 10 miles off Cromer Norfolk Paradie Archive Database
263 AndersonWilliam FrankFlying OfficerJ/29202PilotRCAFBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1944-11-01HalifaxVIINP709OW-ARAF Linton-on-Ouse, Yorkshire1744OberhausenSee Archive report for further detailsMissing - believed killedRunnymede Memorial. Panel 244
Courtesy John Jones

Paradie Archive DatabaseFurther information: Born on the 05th January 1923. Also remembered on a cross at Pine Grove Cemetery, Norland, Ontario, Canada. A student at Malvern Collegiate Institute in the Beach neighbourhood in Toronto when he joined the RCAF on 23rd April 1942. He was a business and commerce student and an all-round athlete who was popular with his crew. Son of John J. and Beatrice G.V. Anderson of Toronto, Ontario who were married during the first world war at Sandgate, Kent on 3rd November 1915.

(Courtesy John Jones)

264 AndersonRobert Desmond (Bob)Warrant Officer Class 2R161094CanadianWireless Operator/Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command427 (Lion) Sqn RCAF
1943-12-29HalifaxIIILK965ZL:?LeemingBerlinSee Archive report for detailsSafeParadie Archive Database
265 AndersonWilliam BrodieSquadron LeaderJ892426th February 1914 in Winnipeg, ManitobaCanadianPilotDFC
RCAFBomber Command429 (Bison) Sqn RCAF
1944-06-08HalifaxIIILW128AL:VLeeming23:15Acherers Rail YardsSee archive report for detailsDied of injuriesBrookwood Military Cemetery Plot 49 Row G Grave 9.Paradie Archive Database
266 AndersonLeslie LesterFlying OfficerJ/18158CanadaWireless Operator/Air GunnerDFM
RCAFBomber Command431 Sqn RCAF
1944-04-27HalifaxIIIMZ529SE:ERAF Croft, Yorkshire23:25MontzenSee Archive report for further detailsPoW No: 5976 Camp: Stalag Luft Sagan and BelariaNone - survived the warAccident ReportArchive Report
267 AndersonWilliamFlying OfficerJ/36997CanadianPilotRCAF2 TAF439 Sqd RCAF
1945-03-24TyphoonIbMN9365V-BB.78 Eindhoven NLSweepHit by flak, crashed near DingdenKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery, 31. B. 18. Germany
Accident report
268 AndersonPeter GordonFlying Officer PilotJ/36360RCAFBomber Command50 Sqd
1945-02-21LancasterILL741VN-X RAF Skellingthorpe, Lincolnshire 1702Gravenhorst Partially abandoned crashed near Helenaveen KilledGroesbeek Canadian War Cemetery. Grave XV.D.8 Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
269 AndersonL EFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command50 Sqd
1944-09-11LancasterINF919VN-DSkellingthorpe2054DarmstadtCrashed at Niederkirchen bei DeidsheimKilledRheinberg War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
270 AndersonA JFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command61 Sqd
1944-08-25LancasterIIIPA998QR-OSkellingthorpe2101DarmstadtCrashed at Gross-GerauKilledRunnymede Paradie Archive Database
271 AndersonW CSergeantR70818RCAFBomber Command619 Sqd
1943-06-11LancasterIIIED978PG-BWoodhall Spa2237DusseldorfCrashed Tongeren BelgiumPoW Paradie Archive Database
272 AndersonLloyd GeorgeSergeantR/131824Age 21CanadaAir GunnerRCAFBomber Command625 Sqd
1944-03-30LancasterIIIW5009CF-ZRAF Kelstern2144Nurnberg See archive report for further details KilledRheinberg War Cemetery- Coll. Grave 17. D. 12-18Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
273 AndersonW DSergeantRCAFBomber Command78 Sqd
1943-09-06HalifaxIIJD454EY-EBreighton1902Munchen?KilledDurnbach War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
274 AndersonC HSergeantRCAFBomber Command9 Sqd
1943-08-30LancasterIIIED551WS-MWoodhall Spa.0008.Monchengladbach?KilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
275 AndersonB ASergeantRCAFBomber Command90 Sqd
1943-08-27StirlingIIIEF439WP-HWratting Common2146NurnbergCrashed at HesselbergKilledDurnbach War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
276 AndersonL MFlight LieutenantJ16829Bomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1943-07-03HalifaxIIHR813LQ-HGransden LodgeKolnCrashed vicinity Wavre BelgiumPoW
277 AndersonJPilot OfficerBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1943-12-03LancasterIIIJB222LQ-MGransden Lodge.0024.LeipzigCrashed near DelitzschKilledBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
278 AndersonW JFlight LieutenantJ/16562PilotFighter412 Sqd RCAF
1945-03-30SpitfireIXMJ275RecceCrashed at ZelhamKilledZelhem General Cemetery Netherlands
279 AndersonT GFlight LieutenantFighter418 Sqd RCAF
1944-06-05MosquitoVIIntruderDamaged
280 AndersonP JSergeantBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1942-10-15WellingtonIIIBK270VR-Croft1855KolnCrashed near MonchengladbachKilledRheinberg War Cemetery
281 AndersonN TSergeantBomber Command431 Sqd RCAF
1943-12-03HalifaxVLK968SE-PTholthorpe2338LeipzigCrashed near HannoverKilledHannover War Cemetery
282 AndersonClarence WilliamFlight Sergeant409880AustraliaRAAF6 Service Flying Training School RCAF1943-09-30RAAF Honour Roll
283 AndersonJohn LionelSergeant411724AustraliaRAAFHeadquarters Ferry Comd RCAF1942-07-22RAAF Honour Roll
284 AndersonCharles EdwardFlight LieutenantJ1345026th August 1921 in St. Boniface, ManitobaCanadianPilotRCAFBomber Command298 Sqd (RAF)


1944.08.06HalifaxVILL3348A:QRAF Tarrant Rushton23:42"Diplomat 9", SOEClaimed by nighfighter Heinz Siebert

See Archive report for details
KilledEssoyes Communal Cemetery.

285 AndersonWilliam AndrewSquadron LeaderC/1099CanadianPilotDFC
RCAFCoastal Command407 Sqd RCAF
1942-02-12HudsonVAM712RR-WRAF North Coates12:15Anti-ShippingShot down by intense naval AAA fire during an attack on German warships Prinz Eugen, Scharnhorst and GneisnauKilledRunnymede Memorial, Panel 99. United Kingdom
Accident report
286 AndertonJ ASergeantRCAFBomber Command90 Sqd
1944-06-10LancasterIIINE149WP-ATuddenham2313DreuxCrashed at Berou-la-Mulotiere {Eure-et-Loir}KilledBerou-la-Mulotiere Communal Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
287 AndetR JFlight LieutenantPilotDFC

Fighter411 Sqd RCAF
1945-02-08SpitfireIXPL430RhubarbAbandoned near Heesch
288 AndetRichard ‘Dick’ JosephFlight LieutenantJ2013613th March 1922 in Lethbridge, AlbertaCanadianPilotDFC
DFC Bar

RCAFFighter411 Sqn RCAF
1945-03-03SpitfireLF.IXEMK950DB:GSee Archive report for detailsRAF Digby, Lincolnshire, EnglandArmed ReconnaissanceSee Archive report for detailsMissing - believed killedRunnymede Memorial, Panel 278

Paradie Archive Database

Aircrew Deaths Database
289 AndrewPrentis BlairSergeantR726635 November 1917CanadianWireless Operator/Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command16 OTU
1942-07-28WellingtonICL7894XG:U2Upper Heyford21:57HamburgConed by 1. & 2./Flakscheinw.Abt.119, 1./Flakscheinw.Abt.368 and 4./Flakscheinw.Abt.610, hit by 1. & 3./schw. Flak Abt. 267 (o) (Grossbatterie Wendlohe), 1. & 3./schw. Flak Abt. 162 (Grossbatteroe Steilshoop) and 5./Res. Flak Abt. 165. The aircraft crashed near Line-Schönningstedt at 01:32 hrs. (Nachtjagd Combat Archive (30 May - 31 December 1942) The Early Years Part 3 - Theo Boiten)KilledHamburg Cemetery Plot 5A Row C Grave 3A.Paradie Archive DatabaseSon of Blois H. and Edith Alexandria Andrew, of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
290 AndrewGeorge VarnumPilot OfficerJ1907011th January 1923 in Sarnia, OntarioCanadianAir Gunner (Rear)RCAFBomber Command426 (Thunderbird) Sqn, RCAF
1943-12-20LancasterIILL630OW:DLinton on Ouse17:04FrankfurtLL630 was claimed by Lt. Ludwig Wirtz, his 3rd Abschuss, from 3. Luftbeobachter Staffel, over Güls near Koblenz at 5.200m at 20:30 hrs. (Nachtjagd Combat Archive (23 September - 31 December) 1943 Part 3 - Theo Boiten)KilledRheinberg War Cemetery Coll. grave 10.E.9-13
Paradie Archive DatabaseSon of George A.C. and Elizabeth Harriet (née Varnum) Andrew of Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
291 AndrewC MFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command7 Sqd
1944-06-23LancasterIIIND766MG-SOakington2356CoubronneKilledEsquelbecq Military Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
292 AndrewJ FSergeantBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1944-09-09HalifaxVIINP681OW-JLinton on Ouse621le HavreCrashed at WallingfordKilled
293 AndrewsP CWarrant Officer1316904PilotRAFVRBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1943-06-24HalifaxIIHR816LQ-C RAF Gransden Lodge, Cambridgeshire 2246Wuppertal See archive report for further information PoW No: 6471 Camp: Sagan and BelariaNone - understood to have survived the war Read Archive Report
294 AndrewsJohn FrenchSergeant Wireless Operator/Air GunnerJ/89901RCAFBomber Command101 Sqd
1944-08-12LancasterIIIPB258SR-VRAF Ludford Magna,Lincolnshire2134BraunschweigPossibly shot down by night fighter piloted by Lt. Josef F̦rster and crashed at Barver, GermanyKilledHeverlee War Cemetery Belgium, Joint Grave No. 6.E.8Paradie Archive DatabaseRead Archive Report
295 AndrewsW MSergeantRCAFBomber Command106 Sqd
1942-09-10LancasterIR5638ZN-Coningsby2045DusseldorfCrashed near Bahnhof DusseldorfKilledReichswald Forest War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
296 AndrewsWilliam HenryFlying OfficerJ4035310 November 1915, Minnedosa, MBCanadianBomb AimerRCAFBomber Command1652 CU
1942-06-25HalifaxIIV9993GV:UMarston Moor23:58BremenClaimed by Oblt. Fritz Carstens, his 2nd Abschuss, from 7./NJG1, 1.5 km north of Luttenburg (Overijssel), 6km ENE of Raalte, Holland at 02:09 hrs. (Nachtjagd Combat Archive (30 May - 31 December 1942) The Early Years Part 3 - Theo Boiten)PoW No. 24952, Stalag Luft 3Paradie Archive Database
297 AndrewsG AWarrant Officer Class 2RCAFBomber Command166 Sqd
1944-02-24LancasterIME641AS-BKirmington2000SchweinfurtCollided with 460Sqn Lancaster & crashed Market Rasen LincsKilledHarrogate [Stonefall] CemeteryParadie Archive Database
298 AndrewsC RFlight SergeantR108563RCAFBomber Command199 Sqd
1943-06-11WellingtonXHE277EX-QIngham2312Dusseldorf?KilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
299 AndrewsJ WPilot OfficerJ18204RCAFBomber Command35 Sqd (Madras Presidency)
1943-06-21HalifaxIIBB361TL-VGraveley2347Krefeld?KilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
300 AndrewsD RPilot OfficerRCAFCoastal Command415 Sqd RCAF
1944-07-28HalifaxIIIMZ6866U-UEast Moor2218HamburgCrashed on take off Paradie Archive Database

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