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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
51301 WatsonF SWarrant Officer Class 2RCAFBomber Command425 Sqd RCAF
1944-07-28HalifaxIIIMZ712KW-STholthorpe2230HamburgKilledRunnymede Paradie Archive DatabaseFirst French Canadian squadron
51302 WatsonLloyd GeorgeFlying OfficerJ/38782NavigatorRCAFBomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1944-11-30HalifaxIIIMZ288AL-ORAF Leeming, Yorkshire1631Duisburg Believed to have been hit by anti aircraft flak batteries Missing - believed killedRunnymede Memorial. Panel 248.Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
51303 WatsonR APilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command433 Sqd RCAF
1944-11-21HalifaxIIIMZ284BM-TSkipton on Swale1613Castrop-RauxelPoW Paradie Archive Database
51304 WatsonW JSergeantRCAFBomber Command550 Sqd
1944-07-04LancasterILM229BQ-SNorth Killingholme2208Orleans Crashed on take off Paradie Archive Database
51305 WatsonJ AFlying OfficerMiDRCAFBomber Command622 Sqd
1944-04-27LancasterIIIND781GI-RMildenhall2150FriedrichshafenCrashed St-Hippolyte {Haut-Rhin}KilledCholoy War Cemetery FranceParadie Archive Database
51306 WatsonHugh Arthur ThomasSergeantNZ/404543Air/BmrRNZAFBomber Command7 Sqd
1942-06-29StirlingIN3706MG-SRAF Oakington, Cambridgeshire2350BremenCrashed off BorkumMissing - believed killedRunnymede Memorial. Panel 117Some details here: Read Archive Report

Brother 24 year old, Fl/Sgt. Arthur Ernest Watson NZ/422672 also missing off Sicily 1943-06-29

51307 WatsonW DFlight SergeantRNZAFBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
51308 WatsonR JSquadron LeaderDFC

RNZAFBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1944-03-04StirlingIIIEF215AA-MMepal2051SOECrashed Rochefort-Montagne {Puy-de-Dome}KilledDes Carmes-Dechaux Communal Cemetery
51309 Watson Keith JamesFlight SergeantNZ/421799PilotRNZAFFighter Command488 Sqd RNZAF
1944-02-02MosquitoNF.XIIIHK363ME-?RAF Bradwell Bay, Essex5TrainingSee archive report for further detailsKilledBrookwood Military Cemetery. Grave 2.K.1Read Archive Report
51310 WatsonL EFlight Sergeant520581PilotFighter1 Sqd
1944-01-29TyphoonIbJP498RamrodKilledSt- Pierre Cemetery, Amiens France
51311 WatsonJSergeant1239046Bomber Command10 Sqd
1943-06-19HalifaxIIJD109ZA-YMelbourne2215le Creusot?KilledBretteville-sur-Laize
51312 WatsonRSergeantBomber Command100 Sqd
1944-07-18LancasterIIILM620HW-KGrimsby2304Scholven-BuerCrashed at HasselKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery
51313 WatsonD SSergeantBomber Command100 Sqd
1943-12-16LancasterIIIJB674HW-QGrimsby1611BerlinCollided with next and crashed near Grimsby LincsKilled
51314 WatsonJ KSergeantBomber Command101 Sqd
1943-12-16LancasterIIILM389SR-YLudford MagnaBerlinCrashed at EastringtonKilled
51315 WatsonASergeantBomber Command102 Sqd (Ceylon)
1944-01-20HalifaxIIHX187DY-HPocklington1635BerlinAbandoned and crashed at AhrensfeldeKilledBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
51316 WatsonC ASergeantBomber Command102 Sqd (Ceylon)
1944-01-20HalifaxIIJD302DY-OPocklington1639BerlinCrashed at Cringleford Norfolk
51317 WatsonW RFlying OfficerBomber Command114 Sqd
1940-12-09BlenheimIVN3617RT-TrainingCrashed at Hemsby NorfolkKilled
51318 WatsonR RSergeantBomber Command115 Sqd
1944-08-08LancasterILM166KO-YWitchford2153LucheuxCrashed at Grand-Rulfecourt {Pas-de-Calais}Evader
51319 WatsonT CSergeantBomber Command115 Sqd
1944-03-24LancasterIILL730KO-GWitchford1844BerlinCrashed near Ostseebad RerikKilledBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
51320 WatsonV JSergeantBomber Command115 Sqd
1944-03-24LancasterIIDS678KO-JWitchford1849BerlinShot down near LeipzigKilledRunnymede
51321 WatsonG H JFlying Officer795452nd PilotRAFVRBomber Command115 Sqn
1942-05-06WellingtonIIIX3591KO:KMarham2141StuttgartX3591 was claimed by Lt. Heinz-Martin Hadeball 8./NJG4, his 4th Abschusse, over Sieferheim, SW of Kreuznach at 01:58 hrs. (Nachtjagd Combat Archive (13 July - 29 May 1942) The Early Years Part 2 - Theo Boiten)PoW No. 784, Stalag Luft 3
51322 WatsonS BSergeantBomber Command12 Sqd
1943-10-08LancasterIIIED995PH-XWickenby2315HannoverCrashed HamelynKilledHannover War Cemetery
51323 WatsonGFlying OfficerBomber Command149 Sqd (East India)
51324 WatsonRSergeantBomber Command15 Sqd
1944-04-27LancasterILL801LS-JMildenhall2144FriedrichshafenCrashed Schoenau {Bas-Rhin}KilledSchoenau
51325 WatsonF JFlight SergeantBomber Command15 Sqd
1944-04-30LancasterILL858LS-WMildenhall2235TrainingCrashed on take off
51326 WatsonA DFlight LieutenantBomber Command15 Sqd
1940-05-12BlenheimIVL8739YH-Watton1900TongerenCrashed TongerenKilled
51327 WatsonJ ASergeantBomber Command156 Sqd
1943-12-16LancasterIIIJB282GT-Warboys1636BerlinCrashed at Sutton CambsKilled
51328 WatsonWFlight SergeantBomber Command166 Sqd
1944-03-30LancasterIME638AS-BKirmington2135NurnbergCrashed WeidenhahnPoW
51329 WatsonI WPilot OfficerBomber Command18 Sqd
1941-06-16BlenheimIVV6512WV-KOulton1523Anti Shipping? Killed
51330 WatsonRSergeantBomber Command214 Sqd
1942-06-27StirlingIN3751BU-PStradishall2340BremenCrashed at base on return
51331 WatsonJ KFlight SergeantBomber Command35 Sqd (Madras Presidency)
1942-06-08HalifaxIIW1021TL-JLinton on Ouse2312Essen?PoW
51332 WatsonRichard ArthurWarrant Officer Class IIR/135831CanadianPilotCroix de Guerre (France)

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)
1944-07-18TyphoonIbMN644I8-TB-9 Lantheuil07:55Armed recceHit by flak, abandoned near FrementelSafe Accident reportPilot walked back to unit in charge of 120 enemy prisonners the Canadian Army dumped on him.
51333 WatsonR ESergeant1336115Bomber Command460 Sqd RAAF
1943-06-14LancasterIIILM324UV-Binbrook2254Oberhausen?KilledHeverlee War Cemetery Belgium
51334 WatsonD J WSergeantBomber Command460 Sqd RAAF
1942-06-19WellingtonIVZ1486UV-HBreighton2339Emden?KilledSage War Cemetery
51335 WatsonL TPilot OfficerBomber Command467 Sqd RAAF
1944-05-11LancasterILL792PO-EWaddington2225Bourg-LeopoldExploded over Beverlo {Limburg}KilledLeopoldsburg War Cemetery
51336 WatsonA McGPilot OfficerDFC

Bomber Command50 Sqd
1943-12-02LancasterIDV325VN-BSkellingthorpe1638BerlinCrashed target areaKilledBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
51337 WatsonDSergeantBomber Command50 Sqd
51338 WatsonJ M AFlight SergeantBomber Command50 Sqd
51339 WatsonRPilot OfficerBomber Command50 Sqd
1941-12-27HampdenIAE428VN-Wick529Combined OpsShot down off Maaloy IslandKilled
51340 WatsonD CFlight SergeantBomber Command50 Sqd
1944-11-11LancasterIIILM360VN-Skellingthorpe1644HarborgCrashed at Fiskerton
51341 WatsonESergeantBomber Command51 Sqd
1943-08-06HalifaxIIHR783MH-Air TestCrashed at Crockley HillKilled
51342 WatsonB AFlight SergeantBomber Command51 Sqd
1944-09-24HalifaxIIIMZ972MH-OSnaith1701CalaisKilledPihen-les-Guines War Cemetery
51343 WatsonD LSergeantBomber Command51 Sqd
51344 WatsonD ESergeantBomber Command51 Sqd
1944-07-17HalifaxIIIHX321MH-HSnaith353CaenCrashed at base on return
51345 WatsonW JSergeantBomber Command514 Sqd
1945-03-06LancasterIII ME365JI-TWaterbeach819SalzbergenBlew up over target areaKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery
51346 WatsonC JSergeantBomber Command550 Sqd
1944-07-14LancasterILL837BQ-QNorth Killingholme2114RevignyCrashed Bussy-la-CoteKilledBussy-la-Cote
51347 WatsonD ASergeantBomber Command57 Sqd
1941-12-11WellingtonIcT2959DX-Feltwell1625le HavreCrashed near Roudham NorfolkKilled
51348 WatsonA WSergeantBomber Command57 Sqd
1943-12-16LancasterIIIJB373DX-NEast Kirkby1625BerlinDitched North SeaKilledRunnymede
51349 WatsonKeith LeonardSergeant754082Pilot 2RAFVRBomber Command58 Sqd
1940-12-23WhitleyVT4159GE-JRAF Linton-On-Ouse1710Mannheim See archive report for further details

Presumed having been hit by flak over the target area, and they crashed into the sea off Torbay, Devon. All the crew were killed.
KilledRunnymede Memorial

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The aircraft had taken off from Linton-on-Ouse and successfully bombed the target (combined raids on Ludwigshafen, Mannheim and various ports). 43 aircraft took part in the air raid made up with Wellingtons, Blenheims and Whitleys. This aircraft was the only aircraft lost on these raids, presumed having been hit by flak over the target area, and they crashed into the sea off Torbay, Devon. All the crew were killed. At this relatively early stage of the air war a single night’s operations rarely exceeded 100 aircraft. Raids were piecemeal formations sent out to attack a multitude of targets on any given night.
51350 WatsonJ ESergeantBomber Command619 Sqd
1944-04-26LancasterILL904PG-SDunholme Lodge2127SchweinfurtKilledDurnbach War Cemetery

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