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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
4051 FreemantleA BSergeantBomber Command77 Sqd
1944-06-16HalifaxIIINA545KN-RFull Sutton2315SterkradeCrashed off coast of HollandKilled
4052 FreerK BFlying OfficerBomber Command35 Sqd (Madras Presidency)
1944-12-09LancasterIIIND691TL-MGraveley1210Wanne-EickelCrashed at Gladbeck-ZweckelKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery
4053 FrelsHerbert Finley2nd LieutenantPilot OfficerO-8164531922AmericanPilotDFC
USAAF15th Air Force831st Bomber Squadron (485th Bombardment Group (H))1944-06-13B-24 Gawgia PeachH42-52709-Venosa, ItalyMünchen (Munich), GermanySee Archive report for detailsPoW, Stalag Luft 1 Barth-Vogelsang, Prussia now Poland
4054 FremauxEdward C 1st LtO-687243USAPilotUSAAF356th Fighter Group361st Fighter Squadron: Martlesham Playboys
1944-08-12P-47 Thunderbolt. (P-51 Mustang from Nov 1944)1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
4055 FrenchRFlight SergeantAustralianWireless Operator/Air GunnerRAAFBomber Command625 Sqn
1944-03-12LancasterINN699CF:CKelstern07:41Urft DamOn return to base overran the runway and crashed at 11:59 just beyond the runway. No injuries report.Uninjured
4056 FrenchR VSergeantBomber Command149 Sqd (East India)
1944-06-23StirlingIIILK386OJ-OMethwoldGardeningCrashed at Hartfordbridge Airfield on returnInjured
4057 FrenchGeorge RobertFlight Sergeant1148278PilotRAFVRBomber Command51 Sqn
1944-05-01HalifaxIIIMZ593MH:ZSnaith22:12MechelenMZ593 was claimed by Hptm. Ernst-Wilhelm Modrow, his 8th Abschuss, from 2./NJG1 30-50 km NW Brussels at 3.00 m at 00:25 hrs (Nachtjagd Combat Archive (16 March 1944 - 11 May 1944) Part 2 - Theo Boiten)KilledWevelgem Communal Cemetery Grave E.453
Son of James and Margaret French, of Cippenham, Buckinghamshire
4058 FrenchW ESergeantBomber Command7 Sqd
1944-06-10LancasterIIIPA964MG-KOakington1507Scholven-BuerPoW
4059 FrewA McWFlight SergeantBomber Command61 Sqd
1944-06-21LancasterIIIJB351QR-Skellingthorpe2333Scholven-BuerCrash landed at Woodbridge Suffolk on return
4060 FreyJesse R 1st LtO-826648USAPilotUSAAF357th Fighter Group362nd Fighter Squadron
1944-12-24P-51 Mustang1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
4061 FreynLawrenceSergeant755540RAFVR70 Sqd
1944-07-06WellingtonXJA471QFoggia 2/Tortorella21:41 take offAttack Feuersbrunn air field, AustriaFailed to returnKilledKlagenfurt War Cemetery Austria Coll. Grave 8. A. 1-7.
Detailed to attack the fighter airfield at Feuersbrunn, Austria
4062 FriedmanJoseph AaronSergeantR/219171Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command195 Sqd
1944-12-12 Day operationLancasterIIIPB112JE-H RAF Wratting Common, Cambridgeshire 1057Witten See archive report for full details PoW Stalag Luft 1None - thought to have survived the war. Paradie Archive DatabaseRead Archive Report
4063 FriesnerAlecSergeant 2215315Flight EngineerRAFVRBomber Command640 Sqd
1944-06-02HalifaxIIIMZ541C8-URAF Leconfield, Yorkshire2223Trappes - railway yardsCrashed Epernon {Eure-et-Loir}KilledEpernon Cemetery. Coll. Grave
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4064 FrikerW LFlight LieutenantRCAFBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1944-12-23HalifaxVIINP781EQ-ULinton on Ouse1134LohausenKilledVenray War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
4065 FrinkJ DFlying OfficerUSAAFBomber Command100 Sqd
1944-06-30LancasterIIILM621HW-CGrimsby2210VierzonCrashed at Vouzon {Loir-et-Cher}EvaderDetails added courtesy Mark Hanson
4066 FrinkJ DFlying OfficerUSAAFBomber Command100 Sqd
1944-06-02LancasterIIIND456HW-CGrimsby2345BernevalCrash landed at Woodbridge on return
4067 FrippCharles Frederick AlwynPilot Officer423092AustralianNavigatorDFC

RAAFBomber Command158 Sqn
1944-06-02HalifaxIIILV792NP:ELissett22:16TrappesAttacked by a night fighter which tore a massive hole in the centre section of the aircraft. During the confusion of the blaze, three of the crew are thought to have fallen out. Two survived, unfortunately Sgt Dwan’s body was never found.

Plt Off Bancroft landed the aircraft RAF Hurn at 02:49. The aircraft was totally beyond repair (Cat E). The instrument panel was salvaged and is now on display in the Australian War Memorial Museum Canberra. The four members of crew who returned were decorated for their bravery.

LV792 was claimed by Hptm Fritz Sothe 4/NJG4 North of Evreux (UC): 2,700m at 01:19. Victory listed in OKL/RLM 4/NJG4. Confirmed Abschussubersicht, but no confirmation date. (Nachtjagd Combat Archives 1944 Part 3 – Theo Boiten).
SafeAwarded DFC. Gazetted 17 July 1944: Citation reads: "These officers and airman were air bomber, pilot, navigator and air gunner respectively, of an aircraft detailed to attack Trappes. The target was successfully attacked and on the return flight the aircraft was attacked, by an enemy fighter, causing. extensive damage. The inter-communication system was put out of action. The navigational instruments were rendered useless whilst fires broke out in the bomb bays and fuselage; the starboard inner engine also caught light. The situation seemed most serious, but Pilot Officer Bancroft held resolutely to his course.. Meanwhile Flying Officer Tansley and Pilot Officer Fripp promptly directed their efforts towards fighting the 'fires. They were quickly joined by Sergeant Arundel who had struggled his way out of his damaged turret. Together these members of the crew finally succeeded in extinguishing the flames. Afterwards they co-operated splendidly with their captain. Pilot Officer Bancroft, who flew the badly damaged aircraft to an airfield in this country. In harassing circumstances these members of aircraft- crew displayed coolness, courage and devotion to duty worthy high praise."
4068 FrisbyAlbert JohnSergeant1527303Flight EngineerRAFVRBomber Command50 Sqd
1944-12-17LancasterING302VN-R RAF Skellingthorpe, Lincolnshire 1612Munchen Shot down by friendly fire. Crashed at Goes {Zeeland} KilledSchoonselhof Cemetery {Antwerpen} Belgium - Grave V.A.76 Read Archive Report
4069 FrizzellG A CSergeantBomber Command463 Sqd RAAF
1944-12-17LancasterILL847JO-DWaddington1631MunchenCrashed at le Gros-Theil {Eure}Killedle Gros-Theil Communal Cemetery Read Archive Report
4070 FrondL FWarrant OfficerBomber Command10 Sqd
1944-12-22HalifaxIIINA627ZA-Y RAF Melbourne, Yorkshire1510BingenSee archive report for further informationRead Archive Report
4071 FrostReginald RoySergeant1580431Wireless Operator/Air GunnerRAFVRBomber Command57 Sqn
1944-05-22LancasterIIIND878DX:BRAF East Kirkby, Lincolnshire22:16BraunschweigSee archive report for further informationKilledBecklingen War Cemetery. Grave 12.A.4
4072 FrostG ESergeantBomber Command102 Sqd (Ceylon)
1944-06-28HalifaxIIILW159DY-OPocklington2210BlainvilleCrashed at Coeuvres-et-Valsery {Aisne}KilledCoeuvres-et-Valsery Communal Cemetery
4073 FroudPSergeantBomber Command35 Sqd (Madras Presidency)
1944-12-09LancasterIIIND691TL-MGraveley1210Wanne-EickelCrashed at Gladbeck-ZweckelKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery
4074 FryHarold LeonardFlight Lieutenant1305981923NavigatorRAFVRBomber Command467 Sqd RAAF
1944-01-28LancasterIIIED867PO-LWaddington49BerlinPost war it was established that all the crew were killed when the aircraft crashed. Probable claim by Maj Helmut Lent Stab NJG3 at 03:25KilledBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery Plot 5 Row J Collective Grave 9-12Son of Leonard and Daisy May Fry, of Ilford, Essex
4075 FryD JPilot OfficerBomber Command640 Sqd
1944-08-12HalifaxIIIMZ345C8-GLeconfield2135RusselheimPoW
4076 FryJames RolloFlying Officer422165AustraliaRAAF460 Sqd RAAF
1944-06-13RAAF Honour Roll
4077 FryerHubertSergeant1623205Bomb AimerRAFVRBomber Command1667 HCU
1944-07-05HalifaxVDG414Sandtoft12:50Dual Instruction TrainingSee Archive report for detailsKilledWest Tanfield Churchyard
4078 FuceFrederick WilliamSergeant1710298RAFVR178 Sqd
1944-07-06LiberatorlllBZ930SAmendolaTook off 21:39Attack Feuersbrunn air field, Austria Failed to return. Probably shot down by nghtfighter KilledKlagenfurt War Cemetery Austria Coll. Grave 6. D. 3-6.
4079 Fuchs Jr.John HenrySergeantSergeant38422290AmericanEngineerUSAAF8th Air Force385th Bombardment Group (H), 548th Bombardment Squadron (H)1944-09-12B-17 Big Gas BirdG42-31638GK:LGreat Ashfield (Station #155), Suffolk, EnglandBöhlen (Mission #626), GermanySee Archive report for detailsPoW, Stalag Luft 4 Groß-Tychow, Pomerania
4080 FudaliWładysławPlutonowy PilotFlight SergeantP.783291Born 17 February 1920 Rabka Zdrój Nowy Targ (Age 24 when killed)PolandPilotKrzyż Walecznych

Medal Lotniczy (x2)

PAFBomber Command300 Sqd (Polish)
1944-06-30Avro LancasterIIIED814BH-NRAF Faldingworth22:18VierzonTook off from Faldingworth 22.16 30 June 1944 on an Operation to bomb railway yards at Vierzon. Shot down by a German night fighter and crashed near Beauvilliers, Loir-et-Cher, 5 km North West from Ouceques at 03.17.. Location : France. Killed in Action, on Operational Flight PAF Memorial, Northolt, Originally buried in the Military Plot at Beauvilliers, 30 miles from Orleans, but were later moved to the Polish Field of Honour at Grainville-Langannieres, Calvados, France
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4081 FudałaJózefKapral PilotFlight SergeantP.793550Born 17 February 1920 Zakopane (Age 24 when killed)PolandPilotMedal Lotniczy (x2)

PAFFighter Command3 Sqd
1944-02-23Hawker TyphoonEK370RAF ManstonZeebrugge, Belgium. Location : Belgium. Killed on Operational FlightPAF Memorial, Northolt, Adegem Canadian War Cemetery - Maldegem, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot III, Row Ab, Grave 12 (Originally Buried Zeebrugge Cemetery, Grave 17)
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4082 FuhrH AFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command78 Sqd
1944-06-22HalifaxIIILK840EY-JBreighton2248LaonCrashed at Quinquempoix {Oise}KilledQuinquempoix Communal CemeteryParadie Archive Database
4083 FulfordRoy Warren MelvinSergeant Navigator1601768RAFVRBomber Command90 Sqd
1944-08-25LancasterIIILM588WP-F RAF Tuddenham, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk 2021Russelsheim Probably victim of night fighter attack in target area KilledDurnbach War Cemetery Coll. Grave: 7.F. 12-17. Read Archive Report
4084 FulkerLFlying OfficerRNZAFBomber Command158 Sqd
1944-12-09HalifaxIIIHX329NP-YLissett1122Scholven-BuerCrashed and exploded at DorstenKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery
4085 FullerDPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command576 Sqd
1944-06-16LancasterIME810UL-K2Elsham Wolds2301SterkradeCrashed at Deelen AirfieldKilledGroesbeek Canadian War Cementery Paradie Archive Database
4086 FullerHWarrant OfficerBomber Command582 Sqd
1944-12-23LancasterIIIPB5236O-JLittle Staughton1029KolnCrashed at Opitter {Limburg}PoW
4087 FullerDonald JohnLeading Aircraftman27332AustraliaRAAF12 Repair & Salvage Unit Kirwina1945-06-02RAAF Honour Roll
4088 FullerKenneth Flying Officer404741AustraliaRAAF211 Sqd RAF
1944-03-06RAAF Honour Roll
4089 FullerCharles H 2nd LtO-824458USAPilotUSAAF51st Fighter Squadron
1944-12-23P-40 Warhawk1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
4090 FullerLeonard B 1st LtO-694235USAPilotUSAAF65th Fighter Wing357th Fighter Squadron
1944-06-06P-51 Mustang1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
4091 FullerLeonard B 1st LtO-694235USAPilotUSAAF65th Fighter Wing357th Fighter Squadron
1944-06-20P-51 Mustang0.5 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
4092 FullumWalter JosephSergeantR18953023rd July 1923 in Montreal, QuebecCanadianAir Gunner (Rear)RCAFBomber Command115 Sqn
1944-05-22LancasterIIIND745A4:DWitchford22:59DortmundND745 was claimed by Oblt. Hans-Heinz Augenstein, his 31st Abschuss and 2nd of the night, from 12./NJG1 near Hoogstraten at 5.700m at 01:34 hrs. (Nachtjagd Combat Archive (12 May 1944 - 23 July 1944) Part 3 - Theo Boiten)KilledSchoonselhof Cemetery IVa.E.11
Paradie Archive DatabaseSon of Adolphe Fullum and Ellen (née Whyte) Fullum of Montreal, Quebec. His mother predeceased him.
4093 FulsherF HSergeantRCAFBomber Command100 Sqd
1944-06-02LancasterIIIND456HW-CGrimsby2345BernevalCrash landed at Woodbridge on returnParadie Archive Database
4094 FulsherF HFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command100 Sqd
1944-06-30LancasterIIILM621HW-CGrimsby2210Vierzon Crashed at Vouzon {Loir-et-Cher} PoW No 8089Paradie Archive DatabaseDetails added courtesy Mark Hanson
4095 FultonJSergeantBomber Command166 Sqd
1944-06-07LancasterILM126AS-A2Kirmington.0010.VersaillesCrashed at Bois d'Arcy {Yvelines}KilledClichy New Communal Cemetery
4096 FurmaniakJózefKapral PilotSergeantP.780860Born 26 December 1921 Jarocin Wlkp.Jarocin (Age 20 when killed)PolandPilotKrzyz Walecznych (x2)

Medal Lotniczy

PAFBomber Command300 Sqd (Polish)
1942-12-06Vickers Wellington lVZ1401BH-ORAF Ingham17:02ManheimHit by 1/schw Flak Abt 369, 1 and 2/Res Flak Abt 501 and 2/lei Flak Abt 765. Crashed Boulogne at 2241 hrs Killed in Action, on Operational Flight PAF Memorial, Northolt, Boulogne Eastern Cemetery - Pas De Calais, France. Plot XII Row C Grave 19


Archiwum Polish Database
4097 FurneauxRobert VernonFlight SergeantR193367CanadianAir gunnerRCAFBomber Command425 Sqn RCAF
1944-06-15HalifaxIIILW715KW:QRAF Tholthorpe20:45BoulogneSee Archive report for further detailsEvaded capture - returned to England September 1944None - survived the war - died 30th January 2016Paradie Archive Database
4098 FurnessJ HFlight SergeantRAAFBomber Command15 Sqd
1944-04-12LancasterIHK626LS-WMildenhall1151OberhausenCrashed at OsterfeldKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery
4099 FurnessJohn HowellPilot Officer429111AustraliaRAAF15 Sqd RAF
1944-12-04RAAF Honour Roll
4100 Furrer Jr. John K.First LieutenantFlying OfficerO-8212531924AmericanPilotUSAAF8th Air Force349th Bomber Squadron (100th Bombardment Group (H))1944-12-19B-17 Flying FortressG42-8514 Lassie Come HomeXR-RThorpe Abbotts (Station #139), Norfolk, EnglandFrankfurt, GermanySee Archive Report for detailsReturned to Duty

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