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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
2901 CranchF ESergeantRCAFBomber Command432 Sqd RCAF
1944-12-04HalifaxIIILW614QO-SRAF East Moor, YorkshireTrainingEngine failure - Crashed near HacknessKilledParadie Archive DatabaseFor brief details: Read Archive Report
2902 CrandellJack S 2nd LtO-814656USAPilotUSAAF361st Fighter Group375th Fighter Squadron
1944-06-25P-47 Thunderbolt2 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
2903 CraneS CFlight SergeantBomber Command192 Sqd
1944-07-12HalifaxIIIMZ638DT-RFoulsham2143BSCrashed at base on return
2904 CraneW EFlight SergeantBomber Command207 Sqd
1944-12-18LancasterING144EM-GSpilsby1700GdyniaKilledRunnymede
2905 CraneRobert WilliamPilot Officer413533AustraliaRAAF620 Sqd RAF
1944-06-18RAAF Honour Roll
2906 CranmerP AFlight LieutenantRAAFBomber Command158 Sqd
1944-08-12HalifaxIIIMZ760NP-NLissett2124BraunschweigKilledBecklingen War Cemetery
2907 CranstonD GFlight SergeantRAAFBomber Command467 Sqd RAAF
1944-06-21LancasterILL971PO-NWaddington2304Scholven-BuerCrashed at ZwillbrockKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery
2908 CranstonDion GraemeFlight Sergeant428098AustraliaRAAF467 Sqd RAAF
1944-06-22RAAF Honour Roll
2909 CravenDerek JosephSergeant581207Age 25UKObserverRAFVRBomber Command12 Operational Training Unit. 6 Group1940-06-11BattleIK9463-RAF Benson, Oxfordshire205TrainingSee archive report for further brief detailsKilledBenson Churchyard Extension (St. Helen). Row F. Grave 7Son of Ernest Simpson Craven and Louisa Craven, of Cleveleys, Lancashire. Grave inscription: 'Abide With Me'.
2910 CravenJackFlying OfficerBomber Command50 Sqd
1944-06-21LancasterILL840VN-MSkellingthorpe2317Scholven-BuerCrashed at Oene {Gelderland}Evader Read Archive Report
2911 CrawfordK EPilot OfficerRAAFBomber Command619 Sqd
1944-06-21LancasterIIIND986PG-SDunholme Lodge2324WesselingCrashed at DuisburgKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery
2912 CrawfordRonald AubreySergeant929824Air GunnerRAFVRBomber Command10 Sqd
1944-06-16HalifaxIIIILV825ZA-GRAF Melbourne, Yorkshire20DomlegerSee archive report for detailsMissing - believed killedRunnymede Memorial. Panel 227 Read Archive Report
2913 CrawfordVFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1944-12-09LancasterIIIPA981LQ-KGransden Lodge1216Wanne-EickelCrashed at Gladbeck-ButendorfKilledReichswald Forest War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
2914 CrawfordWilliam GeorgeFlying OfficerJ2312715th August 1920 in Killarney, ManitobaCanadianBombRCAFBomber Command622 Sqn
1944-05-31LancasterIIIND926GI:DMildenhall23:43Trappes Railway YardClaim by Hptm Fritz Sothe 4./NJG4 - Meru 40km North West of Paris (UE 1) at 01:54. Debris was scattered between Housoye (Oise) and Porcheux 7km South West of Auneuil. (Nachtjagd Combat Archive (12 May 1944 - 23 July 1944) Part 3 - Theo Boiten)KilledMarissel French National Cemetery Collective Grave 232
Paradie Archive DatabaseSon of Robert Allan and Kathleen Isobel (née McKenzie) Crawford. Husband to Eileen Jean Crawford from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
2915 CrawfordW AFlight SergeantBomber Command115 Sqd
1944-06-07LancasterIIIND760A4-KWitchford.0031.ChevreusseExploded over ParisKilledClichy New Communal Cemetery
2916 CrawfordA FSergeantBomber Command578 Sqd
1944-12-12HalifaxIIIMZ987LK-MBurn1647EssenCrash landed at Wormingford Essex
2917 CrawfordC WFlying OfficerBomber Command78 Sqd
1944-06-10HalifaxIIIMZ310EY-UBreighton1432Scholven-BuerKilledBergen op Zoom War Cemetery
2918 CrawfordKent ElliottPilot Officer23484AustraliaRAAF619 Sqd RAF
1944-06-22RAAF Honour Roll
2919 CrawfordFinley Ewart MunroFlight Sergeant422841AustraliaRAAF70 Sqd RAF
1944-06-26RAAF Honour Roll
2920 CrawleyFrederick WilliamFlying Officer146012ObserverDFC

RAFVRBomber Command139 Sqn (Jamaica)
1945-02-01MosquitoXXV KB498XD:?Upwood01:57BerlinOn return to base at 06:24 overshot the runway and crashed through a barbed wire fence. No injuries reported. DFC awarded whilst with 158 Sqn , Gazetted 14th January 1944
2921 CraydenBSergeant Air Gunner1131987RAFVRBomber Command102 Sqd (Ceylon)
1944-06-28HalifaxIIIMZ644DY-YRAF Pocklington2202 Railway yards, Blainville, France Crashed at Foret de Wassy {Haute-Marne} Evaded- Returned on RAF Dakota on 28th August 1944None Read Archive Report
2922 CraystonKerry MiltonFlight SergeantR26047919th May 1924 in Toronto, OntarioCanadianAir Gunner (Rear)RCAFBomber Command115 Sqn
1944-11-15LancasterINN706KO:BWitchford12:41DortmundShot down by flak at 15:40 hrs near the railway Station at Kirchderne, 3 km NE of DortmundKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery 4.B.5
Son of Talbot R. (Deceased) and Georgena Mary (née Quinn) Crayston, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Commissioned and promoted to Plt Off. J95218 with effect 14th November 1944
2923 CreaserGSergeantBomber Command195 Sqd
1944-12-12LancasterIHK697A4-CWrattling Common1126WittenKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery
2924 CreightonAlan DPilot OfficerMid Upper GunnerDFC

RCAFBomber Command49 Sqd
1944-06-21LancasterILL900EA-TFiskerton2317WesselingCrashed at Julich-MerschKilledRheinberg War CemeteryParadie Archive DatabaseShot down by night fighter
2925 CreightonRichard D 2nd LtO-767134USAPilotUSAAF479th Fighter Group434th Fighter Squadron
1944-12-25P-51 Mustang1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
2926 CreminsT DFlight SergeantBomber Command97 Sqd (Straits Settlements)
1944-12-21LancasterIIIPB461OF-MConingsby1649PolitzCrashed at Eiken NorwayKilledFlekkefjord Civil Cemetery
2927 CrewE D Wing CommanderDFC

Fighter96 Sqd
1944-06-24MosquitoNFXIIIMM499VPatrolAbandoned near Worthing
2928 CribbH LWarrant OfficerBomber Command76 Sqd
1944-06-22HalifaxIIILW656MP-BHolme on Spalding Moor2301LaonCrashed at Montchalons {Aise}KilledMontchalons Churchyard
2929 CrightonJSergeantBomber Command12 Sqd
1944-05-03LancasterIIILM514PH-QWickenby2139Maiily-le-CampCrashed la Belle Idee {Aube}Evader
2930 CrimminWilliam JohnFlying Officer157400PilotRAFVRBomber Command192 Sqn
1944-06-27MosquitoIVDK327DT:NFoulsham00:10BSOperations around Vitry-le-Francois. Badly shot about and crash-landed 02:53 at Friston airfield in Sussex. No inuries reportedUninjured
2931 CringleRobert MorrisonSergeant18643071924Flight EngineerRAFVRBomber Command12 Sqn
1944-03-24LancasterIIIND650PH-YWickenby18:33BerlinOn the homeward journey, and well south of track over Duisburg, the aircrafts nose was hit by flak, setting it on fire. The crew abandoned the aircraft soon after, and the aircraft crashed at Geldern-Veert.KilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery Plot 1 Row D Grave 4Son of Harry and Rosalind Cringle; nephew of Mr. and Mrs. E. Sturmey, of Booker, Buckinghamshire
2932 CrippsBasil RobertSergeant1383133BritishW/Op/A/GRAFVRBomber Command49 Sqd
1943-06-12LancasterIIIED584EA-UFiskerton2237BochumClaimed at 02.37hrs Hauptman August Geiger of 7./NJG1, his 29th night victory. Interception at 4,300 meters over Luttenberg, 7km ENE of Raalte. Crashed near Marienheem HollandKilledRaalte General Cemetery Holland





Fifteen aircraft were detailed for Bochum. Good Oboe skymarking led to heavy bombing in the town centre. Fourteen Lancasters and 10 Halifaxes were lost from the raid. Lancaster came down on farmland belonging to Mr J. Duteweert near Marienheem in Holland. The pilot’s body and that of his 19 year old mid upper gunner, Sgt Edward Pearson were never found. The rest of the crew are buried in Raalte Cemetery.
2933 CritchleyJ AFlight LieutenantRAAFBomber Command460 Sqd RAAF
1944-06-29LancasterIME784AR-Binbrook1227SiracourtForce landed at Manston Kent on return
2934 CrockerMalcolmWing CommanderPilotDFC

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Bomber Command49 Sqd
1944-06-21LancasterILL900EA-TFiskerton2317WesselingCrashed at Julich-MerschKilledRheinberg War CemeteryShot down by night fighter
2935 CrockerSherman N 1st LtO-441670USAPilotUSAAF404th Fighter Group507th Fighter Squadron
1944-12-17P-47 Thunderbolt`1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
2936 CrockettMurray BernardWarrant Officer410876AustraliaRAAF355 Sqd RAF
1944-10-06RAAF Honour Roll
2937 CroftC WWarrant OfficerBomber Command12 Sqd
1944-05-03LancasterIIILM516PH-DWickenby2204Maiily-le-CampCrashed Poivres {Aube}KilledPoivres Churchyard
2938 CroftP FFlying OfficerBomber Command106 Sqd
1944-12-18LancasterINN726ZN-DMetheringham1708GdyniaKilledMalbork Commonwealth War Cemetery
2939 CroftBarry AlanFlight Sergeant420920AustraliaRAAF299 Sqd RAF
1944-06-06RAAF Honour Roll
2940 CrokerM RFlying OfficerRNZAFBomber Command227 Sqd
1944-12-21LancasterIIIPB6499J-KBalderton1634PolitzCrash landed at Wick on return
2941 CrollJ MacGSergeantBomber Command106 Sqd
1944-11-06LancasterILL953ZN-OMetheringham1630GravenhorstCrashed target areaKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery
2942 CrombieMervyn CobbeSergeant404172AustraliaRAAF70 OTU RAF1941-06-12RAAF Honour Roll
2943 CrombieWilliam S JrCaptainO-417286USAPilotUSAAF364th Fighter Group385th Fighter Squadron
1944-10-12P-38 Lightning (P-51 Mustang mid 1944)1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
2944 CrombieWilliam S JrCaptainO-417286USAPilotUSAAF364th Fighter Group385th Fighter Squadron
1944-12-31P-38 Lightning (P-51 Mustang mid 1944)1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
2945 CromerJames A Ii2nd LtO-810321USAPilotUSAAF367th Fighter Group394th Fighter Squadron
1944-12-24P-38 Lightning1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
2946 CromptonFFlight SergeantBomber Command100 Sqd
1944-12-24LancasterIIIND388HW-GGrimsby1450KolnCrashed target areaKilledRheinberg War Cemetery
2947 CronanTFlight SergeantBomber Command207 Sqd
1944-12-18LancasterING144EM-GSpilsby1700GdyniaKilledRunnymede
2948 CroneRobert DuncanFlying OfficerJ2347428th April 1923 in Komoka, Middlesex, OntarioCanadianNavigatorRCAFBomber Command166 Sqn
1944-06-02LancasterIIIND651AS:GKirmington22:55Coastal Battery CalaisSee Archive Report for detailsKilledMarquise Communal Cemetery Plot 1 Row A Grave 6
Paradie Archive Database
2949 CroneyLeoFlight Lieutenant1672013NavigatorRAFVRBomber Command619 Sqn
1944-11-06LancasterIIILM742PG-SStrubby1629GravenhorstSee Archive ReportPoW
2950 CroninTimothy J 1st LtO-700231USAPilotUSAAF4th Fighter Group334th Fighter Squadron: Fighting Eagles
1944-12-25P-47 Thunderbolt. (P-51 Mustang from mid 1944)1.5 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)

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