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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
51751 WettonW JSergeantBomber Command21 Sqd
1940-04-06BlenheimIVL8740YH-Watton400PatrolCrashed Attleborough NorfolkKilled
51752 WevillR TSergeantBomber Command61 Sqd
1944-03-30LancasterIDV311QR-PConingsby2217NurnbergCrashed RimbachKilledHannover War Cemetery
51753 WeyE GFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1944-03-30LancasterIIDS852OW-QLinton on Ouse2207NurnbergCrashed Bro HeradePoW Paradie Archive Database
51754 WeyersJ WWarrant Officer Class 2RCAFBomber Command57 Sqd
1944-07-04LancasterIIIJB486DX-FEast Kirkby2324St-LeuCrashed at Cormeilles {Oise}KilledPoix-de-la-Somme Churchyard Paradie Archive Database
51755 WeymanBSergeantPilotPAFFighter317 Sqd Polish
1944-02-14SpitfireIXMH870Ramrod 552PoW Archiwum Polish Database
51756 WeymouthArthur GeorgeFlying Officer418029AustraliaRAAF82 Sqd RAAF
1944-10-18RAAF Honour Roll
51757 WhaiteLionel HarryAircraftman Class 164689AustraliaRAAFCentral Flying School1942-12-03RAAF Honour Roll
51758 WhaleW J LWarrant OfficerRAAFBomber Command460 Sqd RAAF
1944-11-29LancasterIIIPB459AR-VBinbrook1216DortmundCrashed target areaKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery
51759 WhaleL LWarrant Officer Class 1RCAFBomber Command420 Sqd RCAF
1944-02-15HalifaxIIILW396PT-Tholthorpe1725BerlinCrashed at base on returnKilledHarrogate [Stonefall] Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
51760 WhaleP FSergeantBomber Command514 Sqd
1944-04-30LancasterIILL691AS-D2TrainingCrashed off DoverKilledRunnymede
51761 WhaleR CSergeantBomber Command97 Sqd (Straits Settlements)
1944-01-05LancasterIIIJB720OF-SBourn2346StettinKilledBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
51762 WhaleWilliam John LatchfordWarrant Officer405511AustraliaRAAF460 Sqd RAAF
1944-11-29RAAF Honour Roll
51763 WhalenV GSergeantRCAFBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1944-02-19LancasterIIDS776OW-ALinton on Ouse2354LeipzigCrashed at Valkenswaard {Noord-Brabant}KilledWoensel General Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
51764 WhalenH BSergeantBomber Command83 Sqd
1940-12-27HampdenIP2097OL-SScamptonLorientCrashed at Appleford Bridge BerksKilled
51765 WhalenEdmund D 1st LtO-886143USAPilotUSAAF4th Fighter Group334th Fighter Squadron: Fighting Eagles
1944-01-14Spitfire / P-47 Thunderbolt1.5 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
51766 WhalenEdmund D 1st LtO-886143USAPilotUSAAF4th Fighter Group334th Fighter Squadron: Fighting Eagles
1944-01-29P-47 Thunderbolt. (P-51 Mustang from mid 1944)1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
51767 WhalenWilliam E 1st LtO-697078USAPilotUSAAF2AIR1944-11-263 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
51768 WhalenWilliam E 2nd LtO-697078USAPilotUSAAF4th Fighter Group334th Fighter Squadron: Fighting Eagles
1944-08-18P-47 Thunderbolt. (P-51 Mustang from mid 1944)1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
51769 WhalenWilliam E 2nd LtO-697078USAPilotUSAAF4th Fighter Group334th Fighter Squadron: Fighting Eagles
1944-08-18P-47 Thunderbolt. (P-51 Mustang from mid 1944)5Source: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
51770 WhaleyH HPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command432 Sqd RCAF
1944-04-27HalifaxIIILW592QO-AEast Moor2341MontzenCrashed Sur-les-BoisEvaderParadie Archive Database
51771 WhalingRSergeantBomber Command460 Sqd RAAF
1944-08-27LancasterIIIPB379/GAR-E2Binbrook2116StettinCrashed at Svenskop SwedenInterned Stefan Siverud reports plane landed safely Swedish base Kalmar with pilot badly injured
Serial PB379/G indicates aircraft had special equipment onboard requiring a guard at all times.
51772 WhalleyRPilot OfficerDFC

Bomber Command576 Sqd
1944-05-03LancasterIME586UL-B2Elsham Wolds2138Mailly-le-CampCrashed Oeuilly {Marne}KilledOeuilly Communal Cemetery
51773 WhalleyRSergeantBomber Command9 Sqd
1944-03-22LancasterIIILM422WS-NBardney1913FrankfurtCrashed MorscheidKilledRheinberg War Cemetery
51774 WhalleyW HSergeantBomber Command90 Sqd
1944-05-23StirlingIIIBK784WP-MTuddenham2245GardeningCrashed Chippenham CambsKilled
51775 WharamDWarrant OfficerBomber Command15 Sqd
1944-02-20LancasterIIILM456LS-CMildenhall2356StuttgartCrashed target areaPoW
51776 WharfN GSergeantRCAFBomber Command57 Sqd
1944-05-22LancasterIIINE127DX-JEast Kirkby2223BraunschweigCrashed Dorkwerd {Groningen}PoW Paradie Archive Database
51777 WharmbyTSergeant1236751Bomber Command199 Sqd
1943-05-12WellingtonXHE702EX-YInghamDuisburg?KilledHarderwijk General Cemetery
51778 WharmbyR BFlight LieutenantBomber Command7 Sqd
1944-01-14LancasterIIIJA905MG-VOakington1653BraunschweigKilledHannover War Cemetery
51779 WhartonSSergeantBomber Command192 Sqd
1944-11-21HalifaxIIIMZ806DT-RFoulsham1558BSPoW
51780 WhatmoughThomasFlight Sergeant1059932Wireless Operator/Air GunnerRAFVRBomber Command75 Sqn RNZAF
1943-06-11StirlingIIIBK817AA:BNewmarket23:48DusseldorfBK817 was claimed by Oblt. Wilhelm Telge, his 5th Abschuss, from STABII./NJG1 nr Friodthier, 3 km south of Aubel at 3.600m at 01:35 Nachtjagd Combat Archive (1 January - 22 June) 1943 Part 1 - Theo Boiten). The aircraft crashed at Friodthier (Liège), 10 km north of Verviers, Belgium.KilledHeverlee War Cemetery Coll.grave.9.D.2-7Son of Thomas and Mercer E. Whatmough; husband of Alice Mary Whatmough, of Patchway, Gloucestershire.
51781 WheadonSydney JohnFlight Sergeant2213579Flight EngineerRAFVRBomber Command425 (Alouette) Sqn, RCAF
1944-02-25HalifaxIIILW431KW:UTholthorpe21:35AugsburgUnknownPoW/Killed by friendly fireBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery 6.B.19On the 19th April 1945 Typhoons strafed a PoW column near Gresse and amongst the many victims was Flt Sgt. Wheadon. He was initially buried in the Communal Cemetery at Gresse

Son of Sidney and Matilda Wheadon, of Salford, Lancashire.
51782 WheatlandReginald Stanley KeithSergeant11944AustraliaRAAF43 Sqd RAAF
1944-07-20RAAF Honour Roll
51783 WheatleyRichard John AmbroseFlying OfficerJ16134CanadianNavigatorDFM
RCAFBomber Command83 Sqn
1944-05-10LancasterIIIND494OL:GConingsby22:28GennevilliersClaim by Walter Prues 7/NJG1 - 26km North East of Lisieux: 1,500m at 01:02. (Nachtjagd Combat Archives 1944 Part 2 - Theo Boiten). The aircraft was hit by light flak at low level when passing close to Rouen homebound. Flt Lt. Meredith tried to gain height, but the Lancaster was attacked by a night fighter, which set the starboard wing on fire, and a crash-landing was carried out on a hillside between Rouen and Caen, about twenty miles short of the Normandy coast. (83 Squadron - Chris Ward)PoW No 5109, Stalag Luft 3Flt Sgt Wheatley was awarded DFM whilst with 207 Sqn. London Gazette 20th November 1942. Citation: 778287 Flight Sergeant William James ROSE, No. 207 Squadron. 1271000 Sergeant Ronald Sydney WILSON, No. 207 Squadron. Aus.408145 Sergeant John Henry LOVELL, Royal Australian Air Force, No. 207 Squadron. 1258979 Sergeant Arthur John PERRIN, No. 207 Squadron. Can./R.100368 Flight Sergeant Charles Woodrow Wilson PECK, Royal Canadian Air Force, No. 207 Squadron. As navigator, pilot, wireless operator/air gunner and rear gunner respectively, these airmen flew in an aircraft which took part in an attack on Le Creusot on 17th October, 1942. Shortly after taking off, engine trouble developed. Despite great efforts, Sergeant Wilson was unable to continue his mission and course was set for base. Near to the French coast, whilst flying at only 40 feet above the sea, the aircraft was attacked by three enemy float planes. In the face of a trying situation Sergeant Wilson displayed fine airmanship and, splendidly supported by his gunners whose skill destroyed two of them and drove off the third, he eventually flew the aircraft back to an aerodrome in this country. During the combat Flight Sergeant Rose coolly continued his duties and his subsequent navigation was of the greatest assistance to his pilot. Throughout, this crew displayed great courage, high skill and perfect teamwork.
51784 WheatleyD JSergeantBomber Command114 Sqd
1941-08-12BlenheimIVZ7281RT-PWest Raynham910Koln-KnapsackCrashed in WesterscheldeKilledSage War Cemetery
51785 WheatleyR FPilot OfficerBomber Command635 Sqd
1944-08-18LancasterVIJB713F2-ZDownham Market2156HarburgKilledHamburg (Ohlsdorf) Cemetery
51786 WheatleyRFlight SergeantBomber Command7 Sqd
1941-12-18StirlingIN3680MG-YOakington940BrestShot down off French coastKilled
51787 WheatleyDwight CecilTech SergeantSergeant1108484619th November 1921AmericanRadio OperatorAM

PH

USAAF8th Air Force567th Bomber Squadron (389th Bombardment Group (H))1944-10-19B-24 Betsy IIJ42-50842HP:JHethel (Station #114), Norfolk, EnglandMainz, GermanySee Archive report for detailsMurderedArdennes American Cemetery, Neupré, Belgium, Plot D, Row 13, Grave 49
51788 WheatstoneCyril FrederickSergeant1335605Wireless Operator/Air GunnerRAFVRBomber Command626 Sqn
1944-01-14LancasterIIIJB141UM:N2Wickenby16:38BraunschweigJB141 was claimed as a probable by Lt.Robert Wolf, his 3rd Abschuss and the 1st of two this night, from 3./NJG5 at 19:15 hrs. (Nachtjagd Combat Archive (1 January - 15 March 1944) Part 1 - Theo Boiten). The aircraft crashed at Heiningen, 2km west of Börssum.KilledRunnymede Memorial Panel 240Son of Frederick Charles and Violet Emily Wheatstone, of Romford, Essex; husband of Marjorie Wheatstone
51789 WhebleLionel James DavidFlight Lieutenant130648PilotDFC

RAFVRBomber Command635 Sqn
1944-08-26LancasterIIIND950F2:MRAF Downham Market, Norfolk20:16KielSee archive report for further detailsPoW No: 5392 Camp: Stalag Luft 1, Barth VogelsangRetired from the RAF in 1948
51790 WheeldonFSergeant1489514Bomber Command100 Sqd
1943-06-28LancasterIED362HW-CGrimsby2358KolnCrashed RijsoordKilledRotterdam (Crooswijk)
51791 WheeldonPaul RobertSergeant1339602Age 22BritishFlight EngineerRAFVRBomber Command625 Sqd
1944-02-19LancasterIME588CF-ARAF Kelstern2331LeipzigKilledHotton War Cemetery
Courtesy Relatives

51792 WheeldonP LSergeantBomber Command76 Sqd
1942-04-12HalifaxIIR9487MP-XMiddleton St George2200EssenCrashed at BuerKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery
51793 WheeldonRexSqd Ldr (later)AFC

12 Sqd

1940-05-15Fairey BattleAttack on Albert Canal Bridges


RAF cover for the 60th Anniversary of the Battle of France in May/June 2000 with artwork by Tony Theobald. The cover commemorates the involvement of the Royal Air Force in the attempt to stop the advancing German forces from occupying more Allied countries in 1940. The artwork shows Fairey Battles of 12 Squadron on 12 May 1940 over the Albert Canal, Belgium, while Hawker Hurricanes provide top cover to engage any enemy fighters. The RAF was ordered to destroy a vital bridge, which was being used by the enemy, and five Fairey Battle bombers were despatched with Flying Officer Garland leading the attack. They met an inferno of anti-aircraft fire, but the mission was accomplished, due to the expert leadership of Flying Officer Garland and the coolness and resource of his navigator Thomas Gray. Only one bomber managed to get back to base, the leading aircraft and three others did not return for which Garland and Gray were awarded posthumous Victoria Crosses. The medal featured on the cover is the French Croix de Guerre which was awarded to some of the RAF aircrew that took part. This cover has been hand signed by Squadron Leader Rex Wheeldon AFC, who was a Fairey Battle pilot with 12 Sqd Advanced Air Strike Force (AASF).
51794 WheelerL WWarrant OfficerRAAFBomber Command106 Sqd
1944-09-19LancasterIIIPB347ZN-GMetheringham1910RheydtCrashed at ElmptKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery
51795 WheelerVashon JamesWing Commander76594PilotDFC

and Bar. MC and bar. Order of St Stanislaus
RAFBomber Command207 Sqd
1944-03-22LancasterIME666EM-ARAF Spilsby, Lincolnshire1901Frankfurt See archive report for further information KilledDurnbach War Cemetery. Grave Ref. 9. D. 6 Read Archive Report
51796 WheelerLeslie William CharlesFlight Sergeant1388461PilotRAFVRBomber Command15 Sqd
1944-03-24LancasterIIILM490LS-LRAF Mildenhall, Suffolk1848Berlin See archive report for further details KilledBerlin War Cemetery. Coll. Grave 8.J.3-4 Read Archive Report
51797 WheelerM WSergeantRCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1944-03-29HalifaxIIHR912VR-FMiddleton St George1819VairesKilledRunnymede Paradie Archive Database
51798 WheelerJ WPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command434 Sqd RCAF
1944-02-15HalifaxVLK971WL-YCroft1719BerlinKilledRunnymede Paradie Archive Database
51799 WheelerJ AFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command57 Sqd
1944-02-19LancasterIIIND503DX-EEast Kirkby2357LeipzigCrashed near VolkseKilledHannover War Cemetery
Paradie Archive Database
51800 WheelerB R GSergeantBomber Command10 Sqd
1944-03-26HalifaxIIILV859ZA-CMelbourne2000EssenCrashed WestumKilledRheinberg War Cemetery

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