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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
601 BakerW MFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command7 Sqd
1941-12-18StirlingIW7436MG-DOakington948BrestCrashed at PlouguerneauKilledPlouguerneau Paradie Archive Database
602 BakerCarl GeorgeFlight SergeantR/66134CanadaRCAFBomber Command7 Sqd
1943-08-30LancasterIIIJA937MG-HOakington.0043.MonchengladbachLost without traceKilled Age 21Rheinberg War Cemetery Coll. Grave 7. B. 1-4. Paradie Archive Database Lancaster JA937, piloted by Flight Sergeant J. Suthurst, was lost without trace whilst on a bombing raid to Mönchengladbach
603 BakerE SFlight LieutenantRCAFBomber Command7 Sqd
1943-08-12LancasterIIIJA682MG-DOakington2108MilanoCrashed near Fours {Nievre} FrancePoW Paradie Archive Database
604 BakerJoseph KennethSergeantR6924221 August 1921CanadianAir GunnerRCAFBomber Command102 Sqd (Ceylon)
1942-07-26HalifaxIIW1153DY-HTopcliffe2300HamburgForced down by heavy Flak over Hamburg and while crossing the coast, at about 100 feet, near Emden, a burst of light Flak hit the port outer, which burst into flames. Ditched approximately 8 km off the coast in very shallow water. as the survivors waded ashore.

Claim by Hptm Helmut Lent Stab II/NJG2 - North Sea. North West of Vlieland at 0235.(Nachtjagd War Diaries Volume 1)
KilledSage War Cemetery Plot 13 Row A Grave 8.Paradie Archive DatabaseSon of Alfred Joseph and Martha Elizabeth Baker, of Arnprior, Ontario, Canada
605 BakerR EPilot OfficerBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1943-05-04HalifaxIIJB897LQ-TGransden Lodge2143DortmundCrash landed near Wyton
606 BakerC PSergeant576634Bomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1943-05-29HalifaxIIJB805VR-BMiddleton St George2248WuppertalCrashed Perones-lez-BincheKilledCharleroi Communal Belgium
607 BakerHSergeantBomber Command420 Sqd RCAF
1942-02-18HampdenIAD915PT-FWaddington1816GardeningDitched off SchiermonnikoogKilledVredenhof Cemetery
608 BakerJ CSergeantBomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1945-02-25Halifax IIIMZ452ZL-ELeeming1658GardeningLost without traceKilledRunnymede
609 BakerR EFlying OfficerBomber Command431 Sqd RCAF
1943-10-08HalifaxVLK657SE-KTholthorpe2243HannoverCrashed KleinburgwedelKilledHannover War Cemetery
610 BakerAlwyn RoyceLeading Aircraftman439637AustraliaRAAF15 Service Flying Training School RCAF1944-07-20RAAF Honour Roll
611 BakerWilliam "Bill"Flying OfficerJ2329122nd October 1919 in Redwood Falls, Minnesota, USAAmericanPilotMiD

RCAFNo. 38 Wing, Royal Air Force570 Sqn RAF
1944-09-23StirlingIVEF298V8:THarwell14:34Operation "Market Garden"Hit by flak shortly after leaving the Drop Zone near EdeKilledArnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery Coll.Grave 31.A. 2-7
MiD awarded with effect 14th June 1945 for Distinguished services rendered whilst serving with the RCAF, overseas. Promulgated in the London Gazette 21st September 1945.

Son of Louis Henry and Winifred (née Peavey) Baker of Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. His father predeceased him in May 1937
612 BakewellLSergeant141771Bomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1943-03-05HalifaxIIDT646VR-CMiddleton St George1857EssenCrashed near ElstPoW
613 BalcerC RSergeantJ17747RCAFBomber Command428 Sqd RCAF
1943-04-28WellingtonXHE543NA-DDalton2059GardeningPresumed crashed in seaKilledSage War Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
614 BalchinDavid HenrySergeant Air Gunner (Rear)J/89965RCAFBomber 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. 546 Stalag Luft Bankau-Kreulberg - L7Paradie Archive DatabaseRead Archive Report
615 BalcombeJ KFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command101 Sqd
1945-02-23LancasterIRA523SR-ILudford Magna1547PforsheimShot down over target areaPoWParadie Archive Database
616 BalcombeAlfred AlexanderFlight SergeantJ/18378Age 23CanadaAir/GnrRCAFBomber Command7 Sqd
1943-08-14LancasterIIIJA850MG-M RAF Oakington, Cambridgeshire2102Milano See archive report for further details Killed Sassenay Churchyard. Collective Grave Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
617 BaldenSamuel RichardPilot OfficerJ860222nd January 1912 Yokohama, JapanCanadianObserverRCAFCoastal Command407 Sqn RCAF
1942-05-15HudsonVAM812RR:SBircham Newton20:24Strike MissionPart of a strike force from 320 Sqn (9 aircraft) and 407 Sqn (12 aircraft) which was sortied to attack an east-bound convoy of German ships off the Dutch Frisian Islands. Failed to return from the operationKilledSage War Cemetery 3.F.3Son of William Fisher Balden and Elizabeth (née Lucus) Balden. Both his parents predeceased him in Japan
618 BaldenSamuel RichardPilot OfficerJ/8602CanadianObserverRCAFCoastal Command407 Sqd RCAF
1942-05-05HudsonVRR-HRAF Bircham Newton04:10Anti-ShippingDamaged by flak attacking 12 ship enemy convoy at extreme low altitude off the Dutch coast. Starboard engine knocked out, pilot safely brought back aircraft.SafeAccident report
619 BalderstonJohn Percival ErnestFlight SergeantR133749Air GunnerRCAF (Middle East Command)Bomber Command425 Sqd RCAF
1943-06-29WellingtonXMS496KW-QRAF Kairouan, Tunisia21.31Messina, SicilyNot knownMissing believed killedMalta Memorial - Panel 11, Column 1First French Canadian squadron
Read Archive Report
620 BaldockRichard MarlowFlight SergeantR/8796923 Sep 1922CanadianObserver RCAFBomber Command7 Sqd
1942-11-09StirlingIR9169MG-YOakington1755HamburgClaim by Hptm Dr Horst Patuschka 4/NJG2 - Sea 30km North West of Ijmuiden (Zander?): 2,800m at 22:42. Also claimed by Flak of 1 & 4/schw Flak Abt 231, 1 & 4/schw Flak Abt 163 and 1 & 2/Res Flak Abt 247 (Stirling near Wijk aan Zee 22:42). OKL Flak Abschussmeldung bearing hand written note “8 Flak Division + NJ” Victory Hptm Dr Patuschka confirmed on 27 Sep 1944KilledRunnymede Memorial Panel 102 Paradie Archive Database Son of Denys and Elsie Winifred Baldock, of North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
621 BaldryE FSergeantRCAFBomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1944-05-01HalifaxIIILW415AL-KLeeming2212St GhislainExploded & crashed Bevere-Meerschaert {Oost-Vlaanderen}KilledOudenaarde Communal CemeteryParadie Archive Database
622 BaldwinW HSquadron LeaderDFC

RCAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1943-08-23HalifaxIIHR918LQ-GGransden Lodge2015Berlin?KilledBerlin 1939-1945 War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
623 BaldwinJ SSergeantRCAFBomber Command61 Sqd
1944-01-01LancasterIDV401QR-ZSkellingthorpe2346BerlinCrashed at Mirns {Friesland}KilledGaasterland {Bakhuizen} RC Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
624 BaldwinJ MPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command97 Sqd (Straits Settlements)
1944-03-24LancasterIIIJB671OF-ABourn1855BerlinCrashed Luijksgestel {Noord-Brabant}KilledEindhoven {Woensel}Paradie Archive Database
625 BaldwinS ASergeantBomber Command428 Sqd RCAF
1943-10-04HalifaxVLK931NA-WMiddleton St George1725FrankfurtCrashed UbereisenbachPoW
626 BaldwinH VSergeantBomber Command432 Sqd RCAF
1943-07-16WellingtonXJA119QO-Air TestDisintegrated and crashed near MaltonKilled
627 BaldwinFrederick AlexanderFlying OfficerJ1305822nd February 1913CanadianPilotRCAF2nd Tactical Air Force180 Sqn
1944.03.28B-25 MitchellIIFL685EN:V139 Wing Airfield, RAF Dunsfold14:10Bonnieres, FranceSix aircraft assigned to bomb the Constructional works at Bonnieres, France. The aircraft was hit by flak just after turning off the target. It was observed to go into a gentle spin and finally appeared to be under partial control but still diving steeply. One parachute was seen to open before the aircraft was lost from sight.PoW No 4415, Stalag Luft 3
628 BaldwinsonW BFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command83 Sqd
1944-04-24LancasterIIIND469OL-CConingsby2056MunchenCrashed AllachKilledDurnbach War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
629 BalfourAndrew GeorgeSergeantJ/95200Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1944-11-01HalifaxVIINP771OW-JRAF Linton-on-Ouse, Yorkshire1723Oberhausen See archive report for full details KilledVenray War Cemetery. Grave VI.F.12Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
630 BalkamM EPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command432 Sqd RCAF
1943-08-02WellingtonXHE906QO-HSkipton on Swale2333Hamburg?KilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
631 BallN SSergeantRCAFBomber Command150 Sqd
1942-08-27WellingtonIIIX3418JN-Snaith2045KasselCrashed WevershoofKilledBergen General Cemetery
Paradie Archive Database
632 BallR J JFlight LieutenantJ12326RCAFBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1943-06-19HalifaxIIJD107EQ-YLeeming2159le CreusotCrashed near Caen FrancePoWParadie Archive Database
633 BallD G ESquadron LeaderJ/3753PilotRCAFFighter411 Sqd RCAF
1943-04-14SpitfireVbEP489ASRKilledRunnymede Memorial United KingdomParadie Archive Database
634 BallJ DFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command434 Sqd RCAF
1945-03-15LancasterXKB835WL-JCroft1631HagenCrashed at Landen [Brabant]KilledHasselt [Kruisveld] Communal CemeteryParadie Archive Database
635 BallJ HSergeantA408949RCAFBomber Command460 Sqd RAAF
1943-04-08LancasterIW4785UV-JBreighton2111DuisburgCrashed at MeiderichKilledReichswald Forest War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
636 BallWilliam SidneyPilot OfficerJ/861611914CanadianBomb AimerRCAFBomber Command514 Sqd
1944-02-19LancasterIIDS823JI-MWaterbeach2351LeipzigShot down by night-fighter and crashed at 0230 hours at Essern-Osterloh on the SW edge of Großes Moor, 11Km NE RehdenKilledRheinberg War Cemetery 7.C.9 Paradie Archive Database Son of William R. Ball and Edith Ball, of Valjean, Saskatchewan, Canada
637 BallHarold LesterPilot OfficerJ/93228CanadianPilotRCAFBomber Command76 Sqd
1945-02-21Halifax IIINR121MP-EHolme on Spalding Moor1649WormsCrashed at Hohen-Sulzen 10km WSW of WormsKilledRheinberg War Cemetery, Coll. grave 19. B. 18-22., Germany
638 BallH LFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command76 Sqd
1945-01-05Halifax MZ693MP-FCollided with last returned safeParadie Archive Database
639 BallWSergeantBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1943-02-12WellingtonIIIBJ778ZL-DCroft1726GardeningCrashed Black Intake MoorKilled
640 BallGeorge ESergeantAir Gunner (Mid Upper)Bomber Command434 (Bluenose) Sqn RCAF
1944-08-07HalifaxIIILW176WL:JCroft20:32la Hogue Strong PointOn take off the aircraft swung out of control and hit another Squadron aircraft LK799 WL:E before crashing through a brick wall. No injuries reported.Uninjured
641 BallantyneJ HFlying OfficerJ/16085PilotDFM

RCAFFighter403 Sqd RCAF
1944-03-08SpitfireIXMJ876RangerKilledSt- Andre-De-L'eure Communal Cemetery FranceParadie Archive Database
642 BallantyneW BSergeantRCAFBomber Command434 Sqd RCAF
1943-10-08HalifaxVLK647IP-CTholthorpe2305Hannover?KilledHamburg (Ohlsdorf) CemeteryParadie Archive Database
643 BallentineR EPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command434 Sqd RCAF
1944-03-18HalifaxVLL178WL-RCroft1834GardeningCrashed ThorodaleKilledHarrogate [Stonefall] CemeteryParadie Archive Database
644 BallingallD LFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command57 Sqd
1942-03-26WellingtonIIIX3665DX-Feltwell1940Essen?KilledReichswald Forest War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
645 BallochJ HPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1943-10-22HalifaxVDK234ZL-ZLeeming1715KasselCrashed near DusseldorfKilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
646 BaltzerR LPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1942-06-01HalifaxIIW7713LQ-TPocklington2346EssenCrashed vicinity of KrefeldKilledReichswald Forest War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
647 BalyxG AFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command425 Sqd RCAF
1945-03-18Halifax IIIMZ482KW-GTholthorpe2355WittenCollided with 515 Sqn Mosquito and crashed near Ciney {Namur} Paradie Archive DatabaseFirst French Canadian squadron
648 BambridgeJ HSergeantRCAFBomber Command619 Sqd
1943-06-09LancasterIIIEE113PG-Air Test?KilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
649 BamfordJFlying OfficerPilotFighter421 Sqd RCAF
1944-06-27SpitfireIXMK969Dive BombingCrash landed at VaravillePoW
650 BancescuGWarrant OfficerR107703RCAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1943-05-23HalifaxIIJB896LQ-CGransden Lodge2242Dortmund?KilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database

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