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* NOTE ON DATES: IMPORTANT: For consistency, the Date is given as the date the mission TOOK OFF since the precise time of a loss is not always certain. Take Off date is unambigous and fixed in the official records, but obviously in those cases where the incident occurred before midnight UK time, then the Take Off Date will be the same as the Incident Date. Of course, most Bomber Command missions flew through midnight, therefore a Luftwaffe claim against a plane - or a locally generated crash report - may record the incident as occurring on the day following our Take Off Date. Bear this in mind when cross-referencing to our Luftwaffe Victories by Name/Date Database and other Luftwaffe sources. In some cases other sources may quote the date following our date, using locally generated reports as their source. To add to the potential for confusion, remember to take into account a Luftwaffe recorded date will be in local time, 1 hour ahead of UK time. When we discover a validated Incident Date we change our record if necessary

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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
451 AtkinsonR ISergeantBomber Command433 Sqd RCAF
1944-08-16HalifaxIIIMZ863BM-ISkipton on Swale2115GardeningCrashed in BalticKilledRunnymede
452 AttewellA ESergeant (Posth P/O)RCAFBomber Command428 Sqd RCAF
1944-07-28LancasterXKB759NA-KMiddleton St George2236HamburgLost with traceKilledRunnymede Paradie Archive Database
453 AttwellA JSergeantRCAFBomber Command78 Sqd
1942-01-02WhitleyVZ6656EY-Croft1622St-NazaireCrashed near Great HawInjuredParadie Archive Database
454 AttwellJ ASergeantRCAFBomber Command78 Sqd
1941-12-18WhitleyVZ9308EY-Croft1607BrestCrashed at Hurworth Co DURHAMParadie Archive Database
455 AtwellKenneth JohnSergeantR/87365Wireless Operator/Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1942-12-17StirlingIBK620AA-ANewmarket1807FallerslebenShot down by a combination of flak and night fighters, crash-landing into the Westeinder Plas, South West of Aalsmeer (Noord Holland) 10 miles South West of AmsterdamPoW No 27336, Dulag Luft/Stalag 8B Teschen/Stalag 344 Lamsdorf Paradie Archive Database Promoted to WO whilst interned
456 AtwoodB ESergeantRCAFBomber Command103 Sqd
1943-01-13LancasterIW4338PM-LElsham Wolds1659EssenCrashed near KrefeldKilledReichswald Forest War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
457 AtyeoGene MitchellFlying Officer PilotJ/28179RCAFBomber Command101 Sqd
1944-08-12LancasterIIIPB258SR-VRAF Ludford Magna,Lincolnshire2134BraunschweigPossibly shot down by night fighter piloted by Lt. Josef F̦rster and crashed at Barver, GermanyPoW No. 7331 Stalag Luft Sagan and Belaria - L3Paradie Archive DatabaseRead Archive Report
458 AubinJ G MSergeantRCAFBomber Command158 Sqd
1943-09-22HalifaxIIHR776NP-SLissett1907HannoverCrashed HupedeKilledHannover War Cemetery
Paradie Archive Database
459 AubinJoseph Gilbert DollardSergeantJ/85928Pilot RCAFBomber Command425 Sqd RCAF
1944-11-02HalifaxIIILW395KW-O RAF Tholthorpe, North Yorkshire 1847Training See archive report for full details KilledPershore Cemetery. Plot R. Grave 117Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
460 AubryJ S ASergeantJ/18282CanadianAir GunnerRCAFBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1943-02-03HalifaxIIDT680EQ-DRAF Leeming, North Yorkshire1800HamburgSee archive report for further brief detailsPoW No: 27458 Camp: Stalag Luft Sagan and BelariaNone - survived the warParadie Archive Database(Later promoted to F/O. During captivity)
461 AubryJ A ASergeantRCAFBomber Command425 Sqd RCAF
1944-05-08HalifaxIIILK798KW-ATholthorpe125Haine-St-PierreCrashed West-VlaandirenPoW Paradie Archive DatabaseFirst French Canadian squadron
462 AudyJ ESergeantRCAFBomber Command425 Sqd RCAF
1943-03-03WellingtonIIIBK334KW-BDishforth1818HamburgCrashed SchenefeldKilledHamburg (Ohlsdorf) Cemetery Paradie Archive DatabaseFirst French Canadian squadron
463 AugustaF KPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1944-10-14HalifaxIIIMZ453AL-JLeeming627DuisburgAbandoned over Keerbergen {Brabant}Paradie Archive Database
464 AugustaF KPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1944-10-09HalifaxIIILV965AL-JLeeming1719BochumCrashed at Old Buckenham NorfolkParadie Archive Database
465 AuldJ BFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command166 Sqd
1944-03-24LancasterIIIED731AS-QKirmington1840BerlinCrashed at Kempen on returnKilledReichswald Forest War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
466 AuldG SSergeantRCAFBomber Command196 Sqd
1943-08-31StirlingIIIEH961ZO-DWitchford2037BerlinCrashed near EnschedePoWParadie Archive Database
467 AumellA DWarrant Officer Class 2RCAFBomber Command619 Sqd
1944-07-23LancasterIIIPB208PG-SDunholme Lodge2300KielKilledSondre Nissum Cemetery Denmark Paradie Archive Database
468 AumellA DFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command619 Sqd
1944-03-30LancasterIIILM418PG-SConingsby2213NurnbergCrash landed Woodbridge Suffolk on return Paradie Archive Database
469 AumondM J A JFlight SergeantR104875RCAFBomber Command425 Sqd RCAF
1943-03-12WellingtonIIIBK340KW-TDishforth1912EssenCrashed Spanbroek PoW Paradie Archive DatabaseFirst French Canadian squadron
470 AuneC NSergeantRCAFBomber Command102 Sqd (Ceylon)
1945-01-05Halifax IIIMZ796DY-MPocklington1655HannoverCrashed near MarienseeKilledHannover War Cemetery
Paradie Archive Database
471 AustinHerbert IngleSergeant1005440Age 39Flight EngineerRAFVRBomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1944-04-22HalifaxIIILK802AL-FRAF Leeming, Yorkshire2300Dusseldorf See archive report for further details KilledHerkingen General Cemetery. Grave - near entrance Read Archive Report
472 AustinF CFlight SergeantR/58580PilotRCAFFighter121 Sqd
1942-04-17SpitfireVbAD498RodeoCrashed at HardighenKilledHardinghen Churchyard FranceParadie Archive Database
473 AustinJ DFlying OfficerJ/24625CanadaAir BomberRCAFBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1944-10-17HalifaxVIINP745EQ-HRAF Linton on Ouse, Yorkshire2030TrainingSee Archive report - Information courtesy John JonesInjured -N Bruises and exposureParadie Archive Database
474 AustinR WSergeantRCAFBomber Command424 Sqd RCAF
1944-08-12HalifaxIIILV951QB-ASkipton on Swale2127BraunschweigCrashed at VisselhovedePoW Paradie Archive Database
475 AustinK HPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command582 Sqd
1944-12-23LancasterIIIPB1206O-PLittle Staughton1029KolnCrashed at Koln-RodenkirchenKilledRheinberg War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
476 AustinR EFlight Sergeant545864Bomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1943-06-24HalifaxIIJD147VR-CMiddleton St George2240WuppertalCrashed SW of Roermond HollandPoW
477 AustinA W GPilot OfficerBomber Command434 Sqd RCAF
478 AvantA FWing CommanderDFC

RCAFBomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1944-07-13HalifaxIIILV913AL-NLeeming2124Air TestCrashed on take offInjuredParadie Archive Database
479 AvedisianJ TSergeantRCAFBomber Command149 Sqd (East India)
1942-07-29StirlingIR9161OJ-TLakenheath.0001.SaarbruckenCrashed WNW of Rocroi FranceKilledCholoy War Cemetery FranceParadie Archive Database
480 AveryHarold FrederickPilot Officer NavigatorR/1315RCAFBomber Command50 Sqd
1942-05-08ManchesterIL7489VN-RAF Skellingthorpe2146WarnemundeCrashed SW of Stege DenmarkPoW No: 1758 Camp: Stalag Luft Sagen and BelariaNone Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
481 AveryJ VSergeant1041098Bomber Command431 Sqd RCAF
1943-04-14WellingtonXHE374SE-XBourn2108StuttgartAbandoned near Baden SwitzerlandInterned
482 AveyG RFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command100 Sqd
1943-03-04LancasterIIIED549HW-SGrimsby1832GardeningCrashed on landing at LangarKilledParadie Archive Database
483 AvonJ L GFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command103 Sqd
1944-07-31LancasterIIIJB746PM-IElsham Wolds1813le HauvreKilledSte-Marie Cemetery
Paradie Archive Database
484 AwadPhilip PeterFlying OfficerJ/39979NavigatorRCAFBomber Command619 Sqd
1944-12-04LancasterIIILM751PG-XRAF Strubby, Lincolnshire1642Heilbronn See archive report for further information KilledDurnbach War Cemetery. Joint grave 4.H.34-35Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
485 AwadC M SFlight LieutenantJ15639Bomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1943-04-26WellingtonXHE737AL-East Moor.0037.DuisburgCrashed at Bergen HollandKilledBergen General Cemetery
486 AwreyD McLPilot OfficerDFC

RCAFBomber Command433 Sqd RCAF
1944-03-30HalifaxIIIHX272BM-NSkipton on Swale2149NurnbergCrashed FriesenKilledDurnbach War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
487 AxfordCecilFlight SergeantR158790CanadianNavigatorRCAFBomber Command427 (Lion) Sqd RCAF
1943-12-29HalifaxIIILK965ZL:?LeemingBerlinSee Archive report for detailsSafe. Died 1944-08-12Paradie Archive Database
488 AxfordHerbert FrankWarrant Officer Class 2J/87271Age 28CanadaNavigatorRCAFBomber Command578 Sqd
1944-07-20HalifaxIIIMZ556LK-PRAF Burn, Yorkshire2310BottropSee Archive report for further detailsKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery. Grave 29.E.7Paradie Archive DatabaseSon of Daniel Neale Axford and Bessie Florence Kate Axford, of 337 Westminster Boulevard, Riverside, Ontario, Canada. Brother to Gwenith, William and Norman. Born 12th January 1916 in Peterborough, Canada. Enlisted in December 1939
489 AxfordN FSergeantBomber Command420 Sqd RCAF
1942-07-26HampdenIAE202PT-XWaddingtonHamburgCrashed at TonningKilledKiel War Cemetery
490 AyerW BFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1943-12-20LancasterIIDS716OW-ULinton on Ouse1707Frankfurt?PoW Paradie Archive Database
491 AylesRussel JamesFlying OfficerJ/777517 Dec 1909CanadianObserverRCAFBomber 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 2229hrsKilledKiel War Cemetery Plot 2 Row E Grave 1 Paradie Archive Database Initially 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 Charles G. and Ada M. Ayles, of Gunningsville, Albert Co., New Brunswick, Canada
492 AylesworthR MSergeantRCAFBomber Command415 Sqd RCAF
1945-03-25Halifax IIIMZ9076U-PEast Moor753MunsterAbandoned near WulfenPoW Paradie Archive Database
493 AyotteJ HFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command434 Sqd RCAF
1945-03-15LancasterXKB835WL-JCroft1631HagenCrashed at Landen [Brabant]Paradie Archive Database
494 AyresL JFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1944-10-30HalifaxIIIMZ903ZL-YLeeming1814KolnCrashed at Manston Kent on return Paradie Archive Database
495 AyresA AFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1944-01-20HalifaxVLL197AL-LLeeming1612BerlinCrashed at ZeetzeKilledBerlin 1939-1945 War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
496 BabingtonF G SergeantRCAFBomber Command434 Sqd RCAF
1943-10-03HalifaxVLK638IP-VTholthorpe1851KasselCrashed Grossen-HeidronPoWParadie Archive Database
497 BachardJ GWarrant Officer Class 1RCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1944-02-12HalifaxIIHR910VR-RMiddleton St George1806GardeningKilledRunnymede Paradie Archive Database
498 BachelderA LSergeantRCAFBomber Command218 Sqd
1942-08-06StirlingIN6072HA-PDownham Market110DuisburgCrashed near Kessel HollandKilledJonkerbos War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
499 BacklerHSergeantRCAFBomber Command576 Sqd
1944-08-18LancasterIIILM439UL-E2Elsham Wolds1924la NieppeKilledCalais Canadian War Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
500 BaconD RFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command149 Sqd (East India)
1944-07-05StirlingIIILJ477OJ-MMethwold2243SOECrashed at Thorney Island Sussex on returnInjuredParadie Archive Database

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