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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 ForceCommandUnitDateofIncident *See NoteAircraftTypeSerialCodeVictories (Fighters)BaseTimeMission                        Incident                        FateCommemoratedPhoto (Click to Expand)Referring Database                        Notes                        Links/Archive Reports
1 HobdenJohn Joseph FrederickFlying Officer154868PilotRAFVRMeteorological Sqn, Coastal Command, 19 Group517Sqn1945.09.10HalifaxIIIRG380X9:NRAF BrawdyMeteorological MissionFlew into high ground at the Quantock Hills, Taunton during a diversion to Weston Zoyland in dense fog at dusk.Killed in Flying accidentCaterham and Warlingham (Caterham) Burial Ground, Sec. M. Grave 4Son of John Thomas Frederick and Florence Hobden, of Caterham
2 ProverbsKeith GordonPilot Officer197664PilotRAFVRMeteorological Sqn, Coastal Command, 19 Group517Sqn1945.09.10HalifaxIIIRG380X9:NRAF BrawdyMeteorological MissionFlew into high ground at the Quantock Hills, Taunton during a diversion to Weston Zoyland in dense fog at dusk.Killed in Flying accidentBath (Haycombe) Cemetery, Plot 39. Sec. H. Row D. Grave 249

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Son of Ivan Gordon Proverbs and Nelly Kathleen Proverbs, of Bridgetown, Barbados
3 Everett Dennis NormanFlight Sergeant1154488Flight EngineerRAFVRMeteorological Sqn, Coastal Command, 19 Group517Sqn1945.09.10HalifaxIIIRG380X9:NRAF BrawdyMeteorological MissionFlew into high ground at the Quantock Hills, Taunton during a diversion to Weston Zoyland in dense fog at dusk.Killed in Flying accidentAddlestone Burial Ground, Sec. 23. Grave 78.Son of Frederick James Everett and Emily Esther Everett, of Addlestone.
4 McMillanLindsay GeorgeFlying Officer153580NavigatorRAFVRMeteorological Sqn, Coastal Command, 19 Group517Sqn1945.09.10HalifaxIIIRG380X9:NRAF BrawdyMeteorological MissionFlew into high ground at the Quantock Hills, Taunton during a diversion to Weston Zoyland in dense fog at dusk.Killed in Flying accidentSouth Stoneham Cemetery, Sec. M.3. Grave 102Son of James and Freda Rosalie McMillan, of Bassett
5 Bee Patrick AlfredFlying Officer191540Wireless OperatorRAFVRMeteorological Sqn, Coastal Command, 19 Group517Sqn1945.09.10HalifaxIIIRG380X9:NRAF BrawdyMeteorological MissionFlew into high ground at the Quantock Hills, Taunton during a diversion to Weston Zoyland in dense fog at dusk.Killed in Flying accidentBarton Seagrave (St Botolph) Churchyard, Row 4. Grave 6.Son of Alfred William and Daisy Bee; husband of Joan Margaret Mary Bee, of Kettering
6 CartwrightRoy DonaldWarrant Officer1471979Wireless OperatorRAFVRMeteorological Sqn, Coastal Command, 19 Group517Sqn1945.09.10HalifaxIIIRG380X9:NRAF BrawdyMeteorological MissionFlew into high ground at the Quantock Hills, Taunton during a diversion to Weston Zoyland in dense fog at dusk.Killed in Flying accidentWatford Cemetery, Sec. C. Uncons. Row 1. Grave 311
7 VintonRobert WilliamFlight Sergeant1608294Wireless OperatorRAFVRMeteorological Sqn, Coastal Command, 19 Group517Sqn1945.09.10HalifaxIIIRG380X9:NRAF BrawdyMeteorological MissionFlew into high ground at the Quantock Hills, Taunton during a diversion to Weston Zoyland in dense fog at dusk.Killed in Flying accidentPaignton Cemetery, Cons. Sec. Grave 5090Son of Robert and Susan Amy Vinton, of Preston, Paignton
8 GordonJohn Macilrick BryceSergeant1825115MeteorologistRAFVRMeteorological Sqn, Coastal Command, 19 Group517Sqn1945.09.10HalifaxIIIRG380X9:NRAF BrawdyMeteorological MissionFlew into high ground at the Quantock Hills, Taunton during a diversion to Weston Zoyland in dense fog at dusk.Killed in Flying accidentFraserburgh (Kirkton) Cemetery, 1910 Extn. Class 2. Grave 1672.Son of the Revd. Dr. Donald Campbell Bryce Gordon and Sarah Kirk Bryce Gordon, of Aboyne
9 GrovesLouis GrimbleSergeant1483506MeteorologistRAFVRMeteorological Sqn, Coastal Command, 19 Group517Sqn1945.09.10HalifaxIIIRG380X9:NRAF BrawdyMeteorological MissionFlew into high ground at the Quantock Hills, Taunton during a diversion to Weston Zoyland in dense fog at dusk.Killed in Flying accidentKirk Maughold (St Maughold) Churchyard, East of churchSon of Keith Grimble Groves and Dorothy Groves, of Kirk Maughold

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