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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
52151 WickesDonald WilliamFlight Lieutenant407476AustraliaRAAF114 Sqd RAF
1944-04-15RAAF Honour Roll
52152 WickhamS MPilot Officer40773PilotFighter615 Sqd
1939-12-18GladiatorIN5582EscortCrashed at St InglevertKilledDouai Communal Cemetery France
52153 WickhamR AFlight SergeantBomber Command619 Sqd
1944-04-26LancasterILL904PG-SDunholme Lodge2127SchweinfurtKilledDurnbach War Cemetery
52154 WicklandS VSergeantBomber Command61 Sqd
1944-09-23LancasterIIIND988QR-ESkellingthorpe1907LadbergenCrashed at WechteKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery
52155 WicksR RWarrant OfficerRAAFBomber Command156 Sqd
1943-12-02LancasterIIIJB472GT-ZWarboys1712BerlinCrashed FallingbostelKilledBecklingen War Cemetery
52156 WicksB PSergeantRAAFBomber Command576 Sqd
1943-12-16LancasterIIILM322UL-B2Elsham Wolds1636BerlinCollided with 103 Sqn Lancaster III JB670 PM- and crashed at Ulceby LincsKilledCambridge City Cemetery
52157 Wicks Walter Frederick Flight Sergeant143283621 December 1921 at Stow, SuffolkBritishNavigatorRAFVRMiddle East Command148 Sqd RAF
1944-07-03HalifaxIIJP179FS-PRAF Brindisi, Italy20:28Secret mission, South PolandShot down by enemy fighter. Crashed near Zombor (Sombor) HungaryPoW No. 536 Camp: Stalag Luft Bankau-Kreulberg - L7Read Archive Report
52158 WicksPhilip FrancisSergeantR/180285Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command434 Sqd RCAF
1944-01-28HalifaxVLK740WL-VRAF Croft, Yorkshire2357Berlin See Archive report for further details KilledBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery. Collective grave 9.H.16-21Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
52159 WicksWilliam RossFlight Sergeant420369AustraliaRAAF12 Sqd RAF
1943-09-27RAAF Honour Roll
52160 WicksReginald RussellWarrant Officer409356AustraliaRAAF156 Sqd RAF
1943-12-02RAAF Honour Roll
52161 WicksDerek GoldsworthyLeading Aircraftman437960AustraliaRAAF6 Service Flying Training School Mallala1944-03-27RAAF Honour Roll
52162 WicksAlexander GeorgePilot OfficerNZ/411486Age 28New ZealandPilotRNZAFFighter Command59 Operational Training Unit. 81 Group1941-12-10HurricaneIW9342-RAF Crosby-on-Eden, CumberlandTrainingSee archive report for further brief detailsKilledCarlisle Cemetery (Dalston Road). Ward 11. Sec. P. Grave 20

Courtesy AWMM

Born on the 08th April 1913 at Te Awamutu, North Island. A sheet metal worker for Alex Harvey and Sons, Auckland prior to service. Enlisted at Levin on the 02nd March 1941. Received his pilots badge and commission on the 25th April 1941. Joined 59 OTU on the 10th November 1941. Son of Norman and Caroline Wicks (née Bush) of Auckland, New Zealand. 152 flying hours logged.
52163 WicksonH HSergeantBomber Command514 Sqd
1944-03-30LancasterIILL696JI-AWaterbeach2226NurnbergCrashed MemmelsdorfPoW
52164 WicksteadB BFlying OfficerFighter600 Sqd
1942-06-06BeaufighterVINight PatrolAbandoned
52165 WidackiKazimierzPodporucznik PilotPilot OfficerP-2708Born 3 February 1921 (Age 23)PolandPilotPAFBomber Command1586 Special Duties Flight SOE1944-08-28Handley Page HalifaxllJP295FS-PRAF Brindisi, ItalySOE Supply DropsVanished without trace whilst making supply drops to the Campimos Forest area, near Warsaw. Aircraft is presumed to have been lost in Adriatic Sea. After the War the remnants of an Unidentified Halifax ll were found in Branica, near Tarnow, which, according to local residents, crashed there at the end of August / beginning of September 1944, killing its crew. Jerzy B Cynk, in 'The PAF at War' states that this Halifax wreck is almost certainly JP295 as it is the only Polish Halifax unaccounted for. He also says that 'confusing contemporary reports from the Polish Underground linked the Branica wreckage with Liberator EW275, brought down in nearby Olszyny, ten nights earlier. Location : Poland / Hungary / Adriatic. Missing, believed Killed in Action on Operational Flight PAF Memorial, Northolt, No Known Grave - Possibly aircraft lost in Adriatic Sea
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52166 WidawskiAntoniPorucznik PilotFlying OfficerP.1632Born 27 January 1911 (Age 33)PolandPilotPAFBomber Command305 Sqd (Polish)
1944-09-24De Havilland MosquitoVlPZ302RAF LashamKilled in mid-air collision with Mosquito LR262 at Lasham, Alton, whilst on a training flight. Location : United Kingdom.Killed on Training FlightPAF Memorial, Northolt, Newark-Upon-Trent Cemetery - Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom. War Graves Plot Section N Grave 326

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52167 WiddessW RFlying OfficerJ/13467PilotRCAFFighter198 Sqd
1943-12-31TyphoonIbJP652TRamrodCollided with nextKilledRunnymede Memorial United KingdomParadie Archive Database
52168 WiddopJ KSergeantBomber Command9 Sqd
1943-12-16LancasterIIIDV293WS-YBardney1643BerlinCrashed at Eberswalde-FinowKilledBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
52169 WiddowsS CWing CommanderFighter29 Sqd
1941-05-06BeaufighterIR2260Night SortieReturned damagedWounded
52170 WiddowsonA CSergeantBomber Command158 Sqd
1944-10-24HalifaxIIILW617NP-ITuddenhamTransitCrashed at Lissett
52171 WiddowsonT IFlying OfficerBomber Command51 Sqd
1943-12-20HalifaxIIHR948MH-WSnaith1659FrankfurtCrashed near RaunheimKilledDurnbach War Cemetery
52172 WiddupVFlight SergeantRAAFBomber Command460 Sqd RAAF
1944-05-11LancasterIIIND674AR-C2Binbrook2200HassettCrashed Sint-Job-In't-SoolPoW
52173 WidemanKSergeantRCAFBomber Command78 Sqd
1944-02-24HalifaxIIILW509EY-TBreighton1824SchweinfurtShot down near StuttgartPoWParadie Archive Database
52174 WidenojaEdwin TaunoFlying OfficerJ/27281Air BomberRCAFBomber Command433 Sqd RCAF
1944-05-08HalifaxIIIMZ828BM-H RAF Skipton-on-Swale, Yorkshire 1038St-Leu See Archive report for further details InjuredNone - understood to have survived the war Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
52175 WidgerW HFlying OfficerDFM

Bomber Command460 Sqd RAAF
1944-05-03LancasterIIIND860AR-BinbrookMailly-le-CampCrashed St-Remy-sous-BarbuiseKilledSt-Remy-sous-Barbuise Churchyard
52176 WidziszewskiMieczyslaw AntoniPorucznik PilotFlying OfficerP-1695Born 17 April 1920 (Age 22)PolandPilotPAFFighter Command602 Sqd
1942-12-29Supermarine SpitfireVbBM310RAF PerranporthTraining exerciseSee archive reportKilledPAF Memorial, Northolt, Southport (Duke Street) Cemetery - Lancashire, United Kingdom. Section S1 Grave 213Archiwum Polish Database
52177 WięcekMarianSierżantFlt Sgt78190906.08.1922 Kobyla Góra Ostrów WlkpPolandAir GunnerKrzyż Walecznych (x3)

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PAFBomber Command300 Sqd Polish
1943-08-02WellingtonXHE807BH-OIngham2342HamburgForce landed SE WorksopInjured
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52178 WieczorekZygmuntPorucznik NawigFlying OfficerP.1431Born 27 November 1907 (Age 34)PolandNavigatorPAFBomber Command18 OTU
1942-06-25WellingtonlcT2612XW-H Bramcote2250BremenClaim by Hptm Helmut Lent Stab II/NJG2 - near Andijk North West of Enkhuizen at 0237Killed on Operational FlightPAF Memorial, Northolt, Bergen General Cemetery - Noord-Holland, Netherlands. Plot I Row C Grave 21
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52179 WiedenFranciszekPulkownik PilotGroup CaptainP.1484Born 6 February 1891 (Age 53)PolandPilotPAFP.S.P.1944-09-30RAF Blackpool Died at Victoria Hospital, Blackpool. Location : United Kingdom. Died on Active ServiceBlackpool (Layton) Cemetery - Lancashire, United Kingdom. Sec Bb Grave 500
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52180 WieheRobert K 2nd LtO-721567USAPilotUSAAF353rd Fighter Group351st Fighter Squadron
1944-11-27P-51 Mustang1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
52181 WielgusStanisławPorucznik PilotFlying OfficerP.0244Born 17 November 1912 (Age 28)PolandPilotPAFFighter Command308 Sqd (Polish)
1941-07-12Supermarine SpitfireIiaP7888RAF NortholtCircus 46Shot down by a German fighter near the English Coast; his body was recovered from the sea 13 July 1941. Location : United Kingdom.Killed in Action, on Operational Flight PAF Memorial, Northolt, Northwood Cemetery - Middlesex, United Kingdom. Service Section H Grave 312


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52182 WieliczkoK ZFlying OfficerGMPAFBomber Command305 Sqd Polish
1942-06-01WellingtonIIZ8583SM-ZLindholme2355EssenCrashed at Billingford NORFOLKKilledNewark Cemetery (Polish Plot) Archiwum Polish Database
52183 WieliczkoKazimierz ZygmontPorucznik Nawig PilotFlying OfficerP.0341Born 25 February 1915 (Age 27)PolandNavigator / PilotGMPAFBomber Command305 Sqd (Polish)
1942-06-02Vickers WellingtonIIZ8583SM-ZRAF Lindholme23:55EssenCrashed at Swanston Morley, Billingford, Norfolk. Location : United Kingdom. Killed on Operational FlightPAF Memorial, Northolt, Newark-Upon-Trent Cemetery - Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom. War Graves Plot Section O Grave 309

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52184 WielondekSergeantPAFBomber Command300 Sqd Polish
1941-06-29WellingtonIcR1640BH-ASwinderby2212BremenDitched 40 miles off GrimsbyRescued Archiwum Polish Database
52185 WiensR CFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1944-08-16LancasterIIIPA988LQ-PGransden Lodge2100StettinEvader Paradie Archive Database
52186 WiensPeterSergeant Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1944-08-25LancasterXKB708VR-ERAF Middleton St George1934Russelsheim (Opel works) Crashed at Boscombe Down on return InjuredNone Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
52187 WierchowiczJanPlutonowy PilotSergeantP.794984Born 1 April 1918 Sebastianowo Śrem (Age 26 when killed)PolandPilotKrzyz Walecznych (x2)

Medal Lotniczy

PAFFighter Command303 Sqd (Polish)
1944-11-01Supermarine SpitfirelXMH910GRAF ColtishallRanger - Fighter intrusion, HollandShot down by FW 190 near Hague. Location : Netherlands.Killed in Action, on Operational FlightPAF Memorial, Northolt, Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery - Noord-Holland, Netherlands. Plot Lxix Row A Grave 2 Coll
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52188 WierdsmaRobert O 1st LtO-766812USAPilotUSAAF373rd Fighter Group412th Fighter Squadron
1944-10-07P-47 Thunderbolt1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
52189 WiezmanASergeantBomber Command466 Sqd RAAF
1944-04-18HalifaxIIILV956HD-RLeconfield2116TergnierCrashed Forges-les-Eaux {Seine-Maritime}PoW
52190 WiggP MSquadron LeaderBomber Command57 Sqd
1944-04-20LancasterILL893DX-JEast Kirkby2139la ChapelleKilledClichy New Communal Cemetery
52191 WiggettC ESergeant536786Bomber Command83 Sqd
1943-06-21LancasterIIIEE121OL-KWyton2320KrefeldPresumed crashed in seaKilledRunnymede
52192 WigginGeorge HaroldSergeant1582724NavigatorRAFVRBomber Command115 Sqd
1944-10-28LancasterINF960KO-RRAF Witchford, Cambridgeshire1305Koln See archive report for further details KilledRheinberg War Cemetery. Grave 6.D.5
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52193 WigginM DSergeantBomber Command460 Sqd RAAF
1944-02-19LancasterIIIJB610AR-HBinbrook2334LeipzigPoW
52194 WigginJ CSergeantBomber Command90 Sqd
1944-08-07LancasterILM164WP-VTuddenham2155Mare de MagneKilledRunnymede
52195 WigginsKenneth NormanPilot Officer178693Age 21W/Op/Air/GnrRAFVRBomber Command104 Sqd1944-07-02WellingtonXMF137EP-HFoggia Main, Italy2101Gardening See archive report for further details KilledBelgrade War Cemetery. Collective grave 6.D.4-8 Read Archive Report
52196 WigginsASergeantBomber Command463 Sqd RAAF
1944-01-27LancasterIME563JO-LWaddington1737BerlinCrashed at tetlowKilledBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
52197 WigginsA BSergeantBomber Command77 Sqd
1941-12-27WhitleyVZ6956KN-Leeming1644Dusseldorf?PoW
52198 WigginsHoward E 1st LtO-816192USAPilotUSAAF356th Fighter Group361st Fighter Squadron: Martlesham Playboys
1944-08-04P-47 Thunderbolt. (P-51 Mustang from Nov 1944)2 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
52199 WigginsHoward E 1st LtO-816192USAPilotUSAAF356th Fighter Group361st Fighter Squadron: Martlesham Playboys
1944-11-26P-47 Thunderbolt. (P-51 Mustang from Nov 1944)2 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
52200 WigglesworthK ASquadron Leader119876PilotDFC

Fighter3 Sqd
1944-09-13TempestVJN818Crashed near Den HaagKilledThe Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery Netherlands

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