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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
1 A'Court (Acourt)G AFlight SergeantRAAFBomber Command467 Sqd RAAF
1944-06-21LancasterIIIED532PO-HWaddington2302Scholven-BuerCrashed at SundernKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery
2 FighterFIU1944-10-21BeaufighterVIMM869Crashed off Ramsgate
3 207 Sqd
1944-05-20LancasterlllLM535Spilsby02:40Returned badly shot up. Rear gunner survived somehow!
4 RAFBomber Command101 Sqd
1944-02-25LancasterB Mark 1ME590SR-CLudford MagnaRaid on AugsburgRaid on Augsburg
Lancaster on the FIDO (Fog Investigation and Dispersal Operation) pipework at Ludford Magna, Lincolnshire, after a successful crash-landing on returning from a raid on Augsburg
5 EllisWilliam CharlesSergeantR1565772nd November 1923 in Mimico, OntarioCanadianAir GunnerRCAFBomber Command624 (Special Duties) Sqn1944.06.25HalifaxIIJP240PBlida, Algeria, North Africa20:37SOE Mission - ADJOINT and CABRIOLETThe aircraft crashed at about 01:00 hrs at St. Vincent-de-Barres. Cause unknown.KiAMazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles Plot 3. Row E. Coll. grave 30-37
Son of John and Charlotte (née Curtis) Ellis, of Mimico, Ontario, Canada
6 Evans Lawrence Brooks Sergeant 3725437026th November 1915 in AlabamaAmericanTail GunnerUSAAF8th Air Force360th Bomber Squadron (303rd Bombardment Group (H))1944-12-30B-17 Woman’s Home CompanionG42-39795PU-EMolesworth (Station #107), Cambridgeshire, EnglandI.G. Farben Chemical Works at Ludwigshafen (Mission #169), GermanySee Archive report for detailsKilledRepatriated and interred at the Union Cemetery, Woodville, Jackson County, Alabama
7 Gilmour"Gill"Pilot OfficerWireless OperatorRCAFCoastal CommandNo. 10 North Atlantic Sqn, RCAF1944-02-18LiberatorB-24D586U-boats. U341 & U420RAF Reykjavick, Iceland Ferry Flight to Gander, Newfoundland The last contact with the crew was when they acknowledged a signal diverting them to Goose Bay, Labrador. The a/c suffered severe icing and was force landed before reaching Goose Bay. The a/c was located 3 days later, 15 mls. from Goose BaySurvivedThis aircraft was involved in sinking two German U-boats. U341, on 19th September 1943 flown by Flt.Lt. R.F. Fisher and U420 on the 26 October 1943
8 HarlandGarnet RobsonFlight LieutenantJ/9316CanadianNavigatorDFC
RCAFEastern Air CommandNo. 10 North Atlantic Sqn, RCAF1944-02-18LiberatorB-24D586AU-boats. U341 & U420RAF Reykjavick, Iceland08:45Ferry Flight from from Reykjavik, Iceland to Gander, NewfoundlandCrash landed in trees on a single engine 13 miles from RCAF Goose Bay during a severe snow storm in extreme icing conditions.Survived - Injured ShoulderAccident report
9 Janish Daniel Andrew Staff SergeantSergeant17181243 AmericanWaist GunnerUSAAF8th Air Force 571st Bombardment Squadron (H), 390th Bombardment Group (H) 1944.12.04B-17G44-8319FC:L Framlingham (Station #153), Suffolk, England Giessen (Mission #736), Germany See Archive report for details PoW, Dulag Luft 12 Groß-Tychow Pomerania
10 Johns"Johnny"Warrant Officer Class 1Wireless OperatorRCAFCoastal CommandNo. 10 North Atlantic Sqn, RCAF1944-02-18LiberatorB-24D586U-boats. U341 & U420RAF Reykjavick, Iceland Ferry Flight to Gander, Newfoundland The last contact with the crew was when they acknowledged a signal diverting them to Goose Bay, Labrador. The a/c suffered severe icing and was force landed before reaching Goose Bay. The a/c was located 3 days later, 15 mls. from Goose BaySurvivedThis aircraft was involved in sinking two German U-boats. U341, on 19th September 1943 flown by Flt.Lt. R.F. Fisher and U420 on the 26 October 1943
11 Stretton William CTechnical SergeantSergeant39293032AmericanEngineerAM

PH

USAAF8th Air Force325th Bomber Squadron (92nd Bombardment Group (H))1944-10-03B-17G43-38445NV:QPodington (Station #109), Bedfordshire, EnglandNürnberg, GermanySee Archive report for detailsPoW, Stalag Luft 4 Gross-Tychow, Pomerania, Prussia
12 ???NavigatorRAFVRBomber Command109 Sqn
1944-06-18MosquitoIXML900HS:?Swannington14:42Air TestVeered off the runway on take off and ran through a tent, killing its occupant, a member of the RAF RegimentSurvived
13 1 Pilot W/O Kazimierz Wolski, 2 Pilot F/S Witold Raflewski, Navigator P/O Ludwik Domanski, W/T F/S Bazyli Chmaruk, Bomb Aimer W/O Jan Lewandowski (killed), F/E Sgt Pawel Szejnowski (killed), A/G F/S Adam ProszekRAFBomber CommandESP 15861944-08-01HalifaxllJP283Dropping supplies to support Warszawa UprisingShot downRefer to Archiwum for details

This aircraft was shot down on the night of 1/2 August 1944 returning from a supply drop to Warsaw. It crashed near Szentes in Hungary killing two of the crew. The remaining five were made Prisoners of War. 1 Pilot W/O Kazimierz Wolski, 2 Pilot F/S Witold Raflewski, Navigator P/O Ludwik Domanski, W/T F/S Bazyli Chmaruk, Bomb Aimer W/O Jan Lewandowski (killed), F/E Sgt Pawel Szejnowski (killed), A/G F/S Adam Proszek
14 PilotFighter65 Sqd
1944-06-27MustangIIIDamaged
15 A'Court (Acourt)Henry GeorgeFlight Lieutenant149875PilotDFC

DFC Bar

MiD

RAFBomber Command109 Sqn
1944-08-31MosquitoXVIML985HS:BLittle Staughton21:10LeverkusenOne of 6 crews tasked on this mission. Loss unexplainedEvader DFC awarded whilst with 115 Sqn, Gazetted 26th June 1942. Citation reads "Pilot Officer Henry George A'COURT (46901), No. 115 Squadron. This officer was captain of an aircraft detailed to attack Bremen one night in June, 1942. Shortly after passing the Dutch coast the aircraft was attacked by a Junkers 88. The port wing and the hydraulic system were damaged, and the running of the port engine was impaired. By skilful manoeuvring Pilot Officer A'Court evaded his pursuer and proceeded to Bremen to complete hi& mission. When approaching the target, his, aircraft received further damage by antiaircraft fire; the starboard wing petrol tanks were also holed which caused an alarming, loss of petrol. With calm determination Pilot Officer A'Court decided that there was just a chance that he might be able to reach this country. After a hazardous journey he reached his base when the engines stopped through lack of petrol and he was compelled to land with the undercarriage retracted. This officer showed fine determination in fulfilling his mission after his aircraft had been so badly damaged, and his skill, courage and presence of mind during the return journey undoubtedly saved the lives of his crew."

Bar to DFC awarded whilst with 109 Sqn, as an acting Sqn Ldr., gazetted 21st September, 1945.

MiD gazetted on the 14th January 1944
16 A'Court (Acourt)Gladstone ArthurPilot Officer418496AustraliaRAAF467 Sqd RAAF
1944-06-22RAAF Honour Roll
17 AagebergJames B 1st LtO-813104USAPilotUSAAF366th Fighter Group
390th Fighter Squadron1944-12-17P-47 Thunderbolt1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
18 AalOlger I 2nd LtO-762186USAPilotUSAAF353rd Fighter Group350th Fighter Squadron
1944-08-04P-51 Mustang1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
19 AalborgK IFlight LieutenantRCAFBomber Command7 Sqd
1944-09-12LancasterIIINE126MG-ROakington1913FrankfurtCrashed at DamscheidKilledRheinberg War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
20 AaronElmer OscarFlying OfficerJ25067CanadaAir BomberRCAFBomber Command106 Sqn
1944-05-07LancasterILL891ZN:BRAF Metheringham, Lincolnshire22:19SalbrisSee archive report for full detailsKilledOrleans Main Cemetery, France. Plot 1. Row A. Collective grave 16-27


Paradie Archive Database
21 AaronJPilot OfficerBomber Command156 Sqd
1944-11-02LancasterIIIPB486GT-Upwood1655DusseldorfCrashed on take off
22 AbbeyDonald GeorgeFlight Sergeant410135AustraliaRAAF1944-04-21RAAF Honour Roll
23 AbbottStanley JamesSergeant1880551Air Gunner (Mid Upper)RAFVRBomber Command9 Sqn
1944-06-24LancasterILL853WS:WBardney22:51ProuvilleSee Archive report for detailsKilledCoulonvillers Communal Cemetery. Grave 4
24 AbbottGeoffrey FrederickFlying Officer159432NavigatorRAFVRCoastal Command524 Sqd1944-07-09WellingtonXIIIMF3757R-FRAF Docking, Norfolk18Armed RecceSee archive report for further detailsMissing - believed killedRunnymede Memorial. Panel 204Read Archive Report
25 AbbottWilliam GibbsWarrant OfficerNZ/424401PilotRNZAFFighter19 Sqd
1944-09-09MustangIIIbFB148Not knownRecceSee archive report for further detailsKilledZutphen General Cemetery, grave 2115Read Archive Report
26 Quarti Douglas Edward CameronFlight SergeantAus/415825AustralianAir gunnerRAAFBomber Command 466 Sqd RAAF
1944-04-22HalifaxIIIHX337HD-WRAF Leconfield, Yorkshire2216DusseldorfCrashed Basses-Arches {Namur}Safe - see notes
The usual mid upper gunner of this crew. It is thought that he was replaced as he was injured by shrapnel on Halifax HX345 during the first of three attacks by enemy aircraft over Stuttgart 15/16th March 1944.

Finished his service as a P/O. serving as an instructor with No. 7 Operational Training Unit on the 08th November 1945. Died 05th November 1989 at age 68 in Karrakatta, Westen Australia - Karrakatta Cemetery and Crematorium. Husband of Charlotte Lauraine Sigmont (Née Beyer - died 15th June 1991, age 77)

27 PilotFighter350 Sqd Belgian
1944-11-14SpitfireXIVRM671Damaged
28 Transport Command1697 Air Despatch Letter Service Flight (ADLS Flight)1944Hurricane11cB2 Bazenville Normandy

Royal Air Force Transport Command, 1943-1945. A Hawker Hurricane Mark IIC of No. 1697 (Air Despatch Letter Service) Flight, parked with photographic-reconnaissance North American Mustangs (behind) at B2/Bazenville, Normandy, as a jeep conveys the pilot and despatch personnel back to the operations area.
29 PilotFighter130 Sqd
1944-09-01SpitfireXIVRM695RecceDamaged
30 PilotFighter131 Sqd
1944-06-12SpitfireVIIMD128Rodeo 169
31 Fighter219 Sqd
1944-08-31BeaufighterVIMM838
32 PilotFighter33 Sqd
1944-08-03SpitfireIXMK862EscortCrashed at Coombe Head, Sussex
33 PilotFighter340 Sqd Free French
1944-09-20SpitfireIXPT892
34 PilotFighter345 Sqd Free French
1944-11-05SpitfireIXRK848Patrol
35 PilotFighter350 Sqd Belgian
1944-10-25SpitfireIXRamrod 1347Damaged
36 PilotFighter350 Sqd Belgian
1944-10-25SpitfireIXRamrod 1347Damaged
37 PilotFighter350 Sqd Belgian
1944-10-25SpitfireIXRamrod 1347Damaged
38 PilotFighter350 Sqd Belgian
1944-10-25SpitfireIXRamrod 1347Damaged
39 PilotFighter350 Sqd Belgian
1944-10-25SpitfireIXRamrod 1347Damaged
40 Transport Command1697 Air Despatch Letter Service Flight (ADLS Flight)1944Hurricane11cB2 Bazenville Normandy

Royal Air Force Transport Command, 1943-1945. A Hawker Hurricane Mark IIC of No. 1697 (Air Despatch Letter Service) Flight, parked with photographic-reconnaissance North American Mustangs (behind) at B2/Bazenville, Normandy, as a jeep conveys the pilot and despatch personnel back to the operations area.
41 PilotFighter403 Sqd RCAF
1944-08-31SpitfireIXMK843
42 PilotFighter412 Sqd RCAF
1944-09-27SpitfireIXMJ884Patrol
43 PilotFighter414 Sqd RCAF
1944-09-19SpitfireIXNH249Recce
44 PilotFighter504 Sqd
1944-02-23SpitfireIXMH377Destroyed in attack on Hornchurch
45 PilotFighter504 Sqd
1944-02-23SpitfireIXMH384Destroyed in attack on Hornchurch
46 PilotFighter504 Sqd
1944-02-23SpitfireMH386Destroyed in attack on Hornchurch
47 PilotFighter504 Sqd
1944-02-23SpitfireLFIXMH436Destroyed in attack on Hornchurch
48 PilotFighter504 Sqd
1944-02-23SpitfireLFIXMH445Destroyed in attack on Hornchurch
49 PilotFighter504 Sqd
1944-02-23SpitfireLFIXMH495Destroyed in attack on Hornchurch
50 PilotFighter504 Sqd
1944-02-23SpitfireIXMH879Destroyed in attack on Hornchurch

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