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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
851 BeachR BFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1944-03-30HalifaxIIILW618ZL-ELeeming2205NurnbergCrashed HohenrothKilledHannover War Cemetery
Paradie Archive Database
852 BeachM FSergeantRCAFBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1944-04-24HalifaxIIILV968ZL-LLeeming2215KarlsruheAbandoned near SaarbruckenPoW Paradie Archive Database
853 BeachC AWarrant Officer Class 2RCAFBomber Command88 Sqd
1942-08-19BostonIIIAI692RH-Attlebridge655Dieppe?KilledParadie Archive Database
854 BeachG HSergeantBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1943-10-04HalifaxIIJD463VR-DMiddleton St George1737FrankfurtCrashed Ham sur Heure BelgiumKilledGosselies Communal Cemetery
855 BealE TSergeantRCAFBomber Command16 OTU
1942-06-01WellingtonICDV763XG-H2Upper Heyford2312EssenCrashed NNE of BrusselsPoW Paradie Archive Database
856 BealeW SSergeantRCAFBomber Command420 Sqd RCAF
1942-11-09WellingtonIIIZ1679PT-BMiddleton St George1753HamburgCrashed off PellwormKilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
857 BealeR NSergeantBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1942-03-27HampdenIL4140EQ-B BarBalderston1919Gardening?KilledRunnymede
858 BealeGSergeantBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1944-11-02HalifaxVIINP686OW-TLinton on Ouse1615DusseldorfCrash landed at Namur Belgium
859 BealesFredPilot OfficerJ/89951Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command10 Sqd
1944-06-09HalifaxIIIMZ684ZA-BRAF Melbourne, Yorkshire30Laval See archive report for full details KilledLaval Communal Cemetery (Valfleury) E. Sub-Sec. D. Row 1. Joint grave 42945-42946
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860 BeallG SSquadron LeaderRCAFBomber Command420 Sqd RCAF
1944-05-27HalifaxIIIMZ502PT-UTholthorpe2334Bourg-LeopoldCrashed Overpelt {Limburg}KilledHeverlee War Cemetery BelgiumParadie Archive Database
861 BeamesH DPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command434 Sqd RCAF
1944-02-19HalifaxVLL257WL-ZCroft2345LeipzigCrashed at HarberKilledHannover War Cemetery
Paradie Archive Database
862 BeanLeonard FSergeant1803536UKAir GunnerRAFVRBomber Command432 Sqd RCAF
1944-02-26HalifaxIIILW597QO-CEast MoorAugsburgShot down by night fighter near UlmPoW
863 BeardE GSergeantRCAFBomber Command158 Sqd
1944-08-16HalifaxIIILK839NP-SLissett2159KielCrashed at Foston on the WoldsKilledHarrogate [Stonefall] CemeteryParadie Archive Database
864 BeardmoreEric WalterPilot OfficerC/820PilotRCAFFighter Command1 Sqd RCAF
1940-09-18HurricaneIP3859Not knownRAF NortholtAMPatrolSee archive report for a few detailsBailed out - slight injuriesNone - survived the war - died 23rd August 1966Paradie Archive DatabaseRead Archive Report
865 BeareH TFlight LieutenantRCAFBomber Command104 Sqd
1941-09-10WellingtonIIW5576EP-NStradishall2130TorinoDitched in North SeaPoW Paradie Archive Database
866 BeareWalter PercySergeantW/OpRCAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1942-06-29HalifaxIIW1113LQ-GPocklington2301BremenShot down by a night fighter. Crashed at Noordwolde HollandKilledWeststellingwerfParadie Archive DatabaseAttacker

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867 BearistoC PWarrant OfficerR/86923CanadianAir GunnerRCAFBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1943-06-22HalifaxVDK139ZL-PLeeming2319MulheimCrashed near RheinhausenKilledReichswald Forest War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
868 BearnesK LFlight SergeantR83259RCAFBomber Command15 Sqd
1943-04-26StirlingIIIBK657LS-CMildenhall.0046.DuisburgCrashed near PortengenPoW Paradie Archive Database
869 BeasleyJ RFlying OfficerJ/23867PilotRCAFFighter416 Sqd RCAF
1944-12-24SpitfireXVISM277PatrolKilledLeopoldsburg British Cemetery BelgiumParadie Archive Database
870 BeasomJ AFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command420 Sqd RCAF
1945-02-17Halifax IIINR126PT-XTholthorpe1126WeselFlew into hillside at Shillmoor Northumberland Paradie Archive Database
871 BeatonJohn JosephFlying OfficerJ22490CanadianNavigatorRCAFBomber Command426 (Thunderbird) Sqn RCAF
1943-10-07LancasterIIDS689OW:SLinton on Ouse20:32StuttgartSee Archive report for detailsEvaderParadie Archive Database
872 BeatonC NSergeantR67642RCAFBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1943-04-04WellingtonIIIX3699OW-Dishforth2030KielDitched 10 miles off Cromer NorfolkKilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
873 BeatonE MFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1944-06-12HalifaxIIILW135ZL-RLeeming2310ArrasCrashed at Foncquevillers {Pas-de-Calais}PoW Paradie Archive Database
874 BeatonA FFlying OfficerJ13842RCAFBomber Command428 Sqd RCAF
1943-05-27WellingtonXHZ485NA-GDalton2312Essen?KilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
875 BeatonH JFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command431 Sqd RCAF
1945-03-05LancasterXKB858SE-GCroft1635ChemnitzCrashed at OberweldbachKilledHannover War Cemetery
Paradie Archive Database
876 BeatonM AFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command434 Sqd RCAF
1943-11-19HalifaxVLK990IP-XTholthorpe1633LeverkusenShot down near DortmundPoWParadie Archive Database
877 BeattieRobert L.Flying OfficerJ/17090Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command138 Sqd (Special)
1944-02-07HalifaxIILW275NF-OTempsford1930SOE - Operation Jockey 5The Halifax sustained flak damage on crossing the coast. Notwithstanding the resultant damage, and worsening weather, he continued his mission, flying low towards southern France. As he neared the intended DZ a serious fire developed in one engine, sufficiently serious for Sqn Ldr Cooke to give the order to abandon the Halifax. All took to parachutes. The aircraft crashed near Mantaille (Drōme), 37 km North of ValenceEvaded via Spain & Gibraltar on the 5 May 1944 and returned to Tempsford on the 10 Sep 1944 Paradie Archive DatabaseDFC Gazetted on 3 Oct 1944
878 BeattieHarold JamesSergeantR/161665Air BomberRCAFBomber Command166 Sqd
1943-11-26LancasterIDV387AS-WRAF Kirmington, Lincolnshire1720BerlinCrashed near MonchengladbachMissing - believed killedRunnymede Memorial. Panel 181Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
879 BeattieH DFlying OfficerJ10119RCAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1943-05-13HalifaxIIJB966LQ-DGransden Lodge2352BochumCrashed near Oud Avereest HollandKilledOud Avereest Gen Paradie Archive Database
880 BeattieJohn LeslieWarrant Officer 2nd ClassR/112661Air BomberRCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1944-02-19HalifaxIIJD114VR-VRAF Middleton St George, Co Durham2312LeipzigUnknownKilledRunnymede Memorial Panel 254Paradie Archive DatabaseRead Archive Report
881 BeattieJ WSergeantRCAFBomber Command432 Sqd RCAF
1944-06-12HalifaxIIILW616QO-REast Moor2204CambraiCrashed at MiranmontPoWParadie Archive Database
882 BeattieR OFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command626 Sqd
1944-12-31LancasterIPB687UM-Q2Wickenby1451OsterfeldParadie Archive Database
883 BeattieHarold DavidCorporalR/84899Age 25CanadianPassengerRCAFBomber Reconnaissance Squadron10 Sqd (RCAF)1943-10-19B-24 Liberator3701HGander, Newfoundland2216TransportSee archive report for further brief detailsKilledSt. Donat Roman Catholic Cemetery Collective Grave Lot GE 34Son of William Allen and Jessie Catherine (nee MacIntosh) Beattie of Nash Creek, New Brunswick
884 BeattyW BFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command101 Sqd
1944-06-30LancasterILL863SR-MLudford Magna2225VierzonCrashed at St-Doulchard {Cher}KilledSt-Doulchard Communal CemeteryParadie Archive Database
885 BeattyD LWarrant OfficerR124012RCAFBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1943-05-25WellingtonXHE590OW-Dishforth2321DusseldorfCrashed at Zemst {Brabant}KilledBrussels Town Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
886 BeattyAlvin MarshallFlying OfficerJ25737CanadianBomb AimerRCAFBomber Command77 Sqn
1944-05-22HalifaxVLL138KN:NRAF Full Sutton, Yorkshire23:40OrleansSee Archive report for detailsKilledSeris Communal Cemetery Mil.Plot. Grave 4Paradie Archive Database
887 BeattyJames HughesSergeantR/CanadianPilotDFC
RCAFWestern Air Command132 Sqd RCAF1942-06-05KittyhawkIET866ZR-RCAF RockliffeFerry from RCAF Rockliffe Ontario to new base at RCAF Sea Island, B.C.Sheared off landing gear while landing on soft groundSlight injuriesAccident reportPilot later commissioned and commanded 439 Sqd RCAF on Typhoons earning his DFC.
888 BeattyHarold CreightonFlight SergeantR7533224th November 1914 of Donalda, AlbertaCanadianWireless Operator/Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command22 OTU
1942-07-06WellingtonIcR1465LT:YRAF Wellesbourne MountfieldCross-country training flightSee archive report for detailsKilledHereford Cemetery Plot A. (C.of E.). Joint Grave 5640
889 BeatyW SWarrant OfficerR119427RCAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1943-04-03HalifaxIIDT723LQ-FLeeming1956EssenShot down near RotterdamKilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
890 BeauchampP G HSergeantRCAFBomber Command420 Sqd RCAF
1943-01-29WellingtonIIIDF626PT-Middleton St George1632LorientCrashed at Exeter DEVONInjured Paradie Archive Database
891 BeauchesneN ESergeantRCAFCoastal Command422 Sqd RCAF
1944-06-07HalifaxIIILW582QO-NEast Moor2304AcheresAbandoned & crashed near St-Dennis le Ferment {Eure}EvaderParadie Archive Database
892 BeaudoinC H MFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command166 Sqd
1944-06-27LancasterIIILM586AS-EKirmington130Chateau BernapreCrashed at Belleville-sur-Mer {Seine-Maritime}KilledBelleville-sur-Mer ChurchyardParadie Archive Database
893 BeaudryJoseph Victor RaoulCorporalR/741347 Jan 1916 Passenger - Aero Engine Mechanic RCAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1942-11-29HalifaxIIDT576LQ-UTopscliffe1005FerryCrashed near Melmerby KilledDishforth Cemetery Grave 41 Paradie Archive Database Son of N. Edward and Alida Beaudry, of Aylmer, Province of Quebec, Canada

405 Sqn were in the process of moving from RAF Topcliffe to undertake a detachment at RAF Beaulieu in Hampshire. A number of bicycles are believed to have been also loaded on board. The a/c took off from RAF Topcliffe and headed initially in a north-easterly direction before making a turn over Melmerby and then to fly a course which would have been in a southerly passing the westerly side of Dishforth airfield before heading towards Hampshire. Before it got back over the general area of the airfield and while flying at 300 ft the a/c turned onto it's back and crashed near Melmerby. Sadly all fifteen airmen on board were killed in the crash. It was the worst non-operational loss in Yorkshire in the whole of the war. A house was damaged prior to the crash and it was thought to have been struck by a wire aerial hanging from the a/c. While there was some suggestion locally that the a/c was overloaded the crash investigation thought otherwise and the reason for the crash was obscure other than it probably stalled at a low height.(Aircraft Accidents in Yorkshire)
894 BeaudryJoseph Emile RolandPilot OfficerJ/94216CanadianNavigatorRCAFBomber Command425 Sqd RCAF
1945-03-05Halifax IIIMZ845KW-JRAF Tholthorpe, North Riding of Yorkshire1647ChemnitzCollided with 426 Sqn (PN 228) aircraft and crashed near Linton on OuseKilledHarrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery - Sec. G. Row H. Grave 11. Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
895 BeaudryEloi Joseph EmileFlight SergeantR/115650NavigatorRCAFBomber Command464 Sqd RAAF
1943-08-18VenturaIAE688SB-QRAF Methwold, Norfolk2238Training See archive report for further details KilledChester Cemetery (Blacon) Sec. A. Grave 904
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896 BeaumontLeys MiddletonPilot OfficerJ/920521 Apr 1919CanadianPilotRCAFBomber Command44 Sqd
1942-08-24LancasterIW4105KM-XWaddingtonFrankfurtClaim by Uffz Eduard Kleinert 5/NJG1 - 1km North East of Feluy (6C): 4,500m at 0139. Crashed at Feluy 13km ESE of Soignies BelgiumKilledGosselies Communal Cemetery Row 1 Collective Grave 5-7Paradie Archive DatabaseSon of Reginald and Florence Amy Beaumont, 6556 Sperling Street Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
897 BeaumontLawrence HerbertFlight SergeantR/148844Air BomberRCAFBomber Command44 Sqd
1945-02-02LancasterISW251KM-XRAF Spilsby, Lincolnshire1948Karlsruhe, GermanyProbably' shot down by flakKilledDurnbach War Cemetery, Germany. Coll. grave 4.A.28-30Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
898 BeaumontAFlight SergeantBomber Command432 Sqd RCAF
1944-03-22HalifaxIIILK779QO-WEast Moor1855FrankfurtCrashed near PhilippsteinKilledHannover War Cemetery
899 BeauneR GFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command7 Sqd
1944-06-10LancasterIIIPB241MG-XOakington1502Scholven-BuerPoW Paradie Archive Database
900 BeaupreJSergeantRCAFBomber Command103 Sqd
1942-08-06HalifaxIIW1225PM-Elsham Wolds.0047.DuisburgCrashed in River Humber on returnKilled Paradie Archive Database

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