Through agreements between the UK and other governments, personnel fighting for the Allies who were killed in the UK or Europe would be buried locally in graves managed by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC). Some families wished the remains of loved ones to be repatriated to their homeland after the war and these will not be found in this database. Here are the graves, therefore. of Royal Indian Air Force (RIAF) personnel who are buried (or honoured) in UK in graves (or memorials) managed by the CWGC. Note that personnel from India killed outside Europe will not be found in this database. . Other RIAF burials may be commemorated in the Alamein Allied Air Forces Memorial database, Malta Memorial database, and the Runnymede Memorial database
, all on this site.
Note that after WWll Pakistan became independent of India. Pakistani personnel who served in the RIAF in WWll are classified in this database as Indian.
India also has its own national memorials and grave sites in India itself.
As of the time of writing (2017) our plan is in place to develop material relevant to Pakistan, utilizing specialized research conducted by a renowned Polish researcher with whom we cooperate, and others. Please check the menus to see if it has come to pass.
Source for Data: acknowledgement and thanks to CWGC with enhancements added by Aircrew Remembered editors.