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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
1001 AspinJames DesmondPilot Officer171216Age 21BritishPilotDFM

RAFVRBomber Command625Sqn
1944-02-19LancasterIME588CF-ARAF Kelstern2331LeipzigSee archive report for further details and photographsKilledHotton War Cemetery
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1002 AspinV EFlight SergeantBomber Command635Sqn
1944-03-30LancasterIIIJB356F2-XDownham Market2204NurnbergCrashed ErksdorfKilledHannover War Cemetery
1003 AspinallGlyn Robert (Bob)Sergeant W/Op. Air Gunner1800248RAFVRBomber Command5 Lancaster Finishing school
1944-04-14LancasterIW4103RC-ERAF Syerston, Nottinghamshire1630TrainingCollided with Airspeed Oxford LB415KilledLaxfield Cemetery. Sec.7 Grave 11.Read Archive Report
1004 AspinallJ S AWarrant Officer Class 1RCAFBomber Command83Sqn
1944-05-22LancasterIIIND963OL-HConingsby2244BraunschweigCrashed Nieuw Dordrecht {Gelderland}PoW Paradie Archive DatabaseAttacker Hptm Werner Husemann
1005 AspinallKSergeantBomber Command156Sqn
1944-01-01LancasterIIIJB310GT-OWarboys.0018.BerlinKilledBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
1006 AspinallT RFlight SergeantBomber Command227Sqn
1944-12-04LancasterILM2599J-UBalderton1631HeilbronnCrashed at KleiningershaimPoW
1007 AspinallWSergeantBomber Command550Sqn
1944-07-18LancasterIDV279BQ-MNorth Killingholme2311Scholven-BuerAbandoned near Seething Norfolk
1008 AspinallH AFlight SergeantDFM

Bomber Command61Sqn
1944-04-22LancasterIIILM476QR-ESkellingthorpe2307BraunschweigExploded and crashed LugdeKilledHannover War Cemetery
1009 AspinellD C ESergeantBomber Command115Sqn
1944-08-27LancasterIIIPB131KO-WWitchford2108StettinKilledPoznan Old Garrison Cemetery Poland
1010 AsplenRaymond JohnSergeant1331865Age 21W/Op/Air/GunnerRAFVRBomber Command622Sqn
1944-03-30LancasterIIIND767GI-DRAF Mildenhall2230NurnbergSee archive report for further detailsKilledHotton War Cemetery. Grave VIII.E.3Son of William John and Thyra Bessie Alice Asplen, of Ealing, Middlesex, England.
1011 AsquithD BSergeantBomber Command166Sqn
1012 AsquithDSergeantBomber Command166Sqn
1944-05-22LancasterIIINE114AS-SKirmington2215DortmundCrashed MettmannKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery
1013 AssmanLudwik KarolPodporucznik Pilot OfficerP-1538 / 7833901915.10.09 Nupejdel – Czechoslovakia RepublicCzechoslovakiaoslovakiaAir GunnerPAFBomber Command304Sqn Polish
1941-10-26WellingtonIcW5720NZ-Lindholme1755HamburgThe aircraft had been hit by flak over the target Hamburg. This resulted the failure of the port engine. It was ditched at 2210 on the 27 October 1944, approximately 12 miles off Cromer, Norfolk. The crew except for Fg Off Stenocki were rescued after 17 hours in the water by the Sheringham Lifeboat ” Forester Centenary”.Rescued0 Archiwum Polish Database
1014 AssonEdwardStaff Sergeant6891251AmericanNose TurretUSAAF8th Air Force567th Bomber Squadron (389th Bombardment Group (H))1944-10-19B-24 Betsy IIJ42-50842HP:JHethel (Station #114), Norfolk, EnglandMainz, GermanySee Archive report for detailsPoW, Stalag Luft 4 Gross-Tychow, Pomerania, Prussia
1015 AstallCSergeantBomber Command76Sqn
1944-08-12HalifaxIIILW695MP-MHolme on Spalding Moor2144RusselheimCrashed at QuintKilled
1016 AstburyJ WFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command405Sqn RCAF
1944-01-14LancasterIIIJA974LQ-VGransden Lodge1707BraunschweigKilledHannover War Cemetery
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1017 AstburyT EPilot OfficerBomber Command103Sqn
1944-04-22LancasterILL913PM-Elsham Wolds2316DusseldorfCrashed near HelmsleyKilled
1018 AstleAlfredPilot Officer177562Age 29NavigatorDFC

RAFVRBomber Command156 Sqn
1944-09-24LancasterIIIPB177GT:LRAF Upwood, Cambridgeshire16:45CalaisSee archive report for full detailsMissing - believed killedRunnymede Memorial. Panel 210
1019 AstlesJohn JamesFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command408Sqn RCAF
1944-02-19LancasterIIDS788EQ-OLinton on Ouse.0003.Leipzig Crashed at Kropswolde {Groningen} KilledHoogezand-Sappemeer (Kropswolde) Protestant ChurchParadie Archive DatabaseThe crew of Lancaster DS788 was on its operational debut. They were airborne 0003 20Feb44 from Linton-on-Ouse on a mission to Leipzig, Germany. Shot down by a night-fighter from 20,000 feet and the resulting fire destroyed the rudders causing the Lancaster to crash at Kropswolde (Groningen) in the SW outskirts of Sappemeer, Holland. Also killed in the crash were the 19 yr old pilot F/O J.A.Frampton; P/Os J. J. Astles and K.Smith; and Sgt K.W.Tindall RAF Two survived: F/O G.W.Reynolds was interned in Camp L3, PoW No.3537 and F.W.C.Robertson evaded.
1020 AstleyW ESergeantBomber Command115Sqn
1944-06-07LancasterIIIND761A4-CWitchford.0033.ChervreusseCrashed at les Breviaires {Yvelines}Killedles Breviaires Communal Cemetery
1021 AstleySFlying OfficerBomber Command83Sqn
1944-08-25LancasterIIIPB345OL-QConingsby2104DarmstadtCrashed near NustenbachPoW
1022 AstonJ DFlight SergeantBomber Command76Sqn
1944-01-28HalifaxVDK245MP-G BarHolme on Spalding Moor.0007.BerlinCrashed on take offInjured
1023 AstonR LSergeantBomber Command90Sqn
1944-05-23StirlingIIIBK784WP-MTuddenham2245GardeningCrashed Chippenham CambsKilled
1024 AtchesonS CPilot OfficerDFC

Bomber Command57Sqn
1944-03-15LancasterIIIJB474DX-FEast Kirkby1857StuttgartCrashed SaignelegierKilledVevey {St-Martins}
1025 AthertonJ LPilot OfficerBomber Command166Sqn
1944-04-27LancasterILL903AS-BKirmington2130FriedrichshafenCrashed Heiteren {Haut-Rhin}KilledHeiteren Communal Cemetery
1026 AthertonCyrilSergeant13585141913Air GunnerRAFVRBomber Command199Sqn
1944-01-28StirlingIIIEF505EX-RLakenheath1846GardeningClaim by Fw Klaus Moller 12/NJG3 - Romo (Himmelbett) at 22:30. Coned by 1/Flakscheinw Abt 609 (Werfer 11). Also claimed by Flak 1-3, 5, 6 & 8/schw Flak Abt 306 (o) (Lancaster N Romo Island 22:30)Flak claim confirmed by OKL on 8 July 1944. Claim by Fw Moller not listed OKL/RLM 12/NJG3. Confirmed Abschussubersicht probably rejected. (Nachtjagd Combat Archives 1944 Part 1 - Theo Boiten). At 22:30 the aircraft crashed in shallow water at Juvre Sande at the north end of the island of Rømø killing all onboard. (Air War Over Denmark)KilledEsbjerg (Fourfelt)Cemetery Plot A Row 8 Grave 22Son of Thomas and Clara E. Atherton, of Birmingham; husband of Beatrice K. Atherton, of Hay Mills, Birmingham
1027 AthertonTSergeantBomber Command576Sqn
1944-04-30LancasterIIILM527UL-U2Elsham Wolds2150MaintenonCrashed on take off
1028 AtheyR WSergeantBomber Command7Sqn
1944-06-10LancasterIIINE129NG-GOakington2300DreuxCrashed target areaKilledDreux Communal Cemetery
1029 AtkinAlwyneFlight Sergeant Air Gunner 1663367RAFVRBomber Command99Sqn
1944-06-17WellingtonXIHZ719Jessore AirbaseBomb ferryingKilledImphal War Cemetery. Coll. Grave 6.H.14-18. Read Archive Report
1030 AtkinHaroldFlight SergeantR68318CanadianWireless Operator/Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command427 (Lion) Sqn, RCAF
1944-07-04HalifaxIIILW166ZL:SRAF Leeming22:10VilleneuveSee archive report for detailPoW, 78440 Buchenwald, PoW No. 8075 Stalag Luft 3Paradie Archive Database
1031 JardineWilliam Wreford LewisFlight SergeantNZ/4217078Age 20New Zealand PilotRNZAFFar East22Sqn (NZ)
1944-09-15Vought CorsairF41-1NZ5237- Torokina, Bougainville, Solomon Islands 09:15Strike Support See archive report for further details - Mid air collision with Corsair NZ5329 Killed Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery. Grave 8.10. Also remembered on parents grave in Te Henui Cemetery, New Plymouth , New Zealand.

Bourail Memorial and Cemetery

Born on the 09th June 1924 in Carterton. Enlisted on the 25th December 1942. Wings awarded on th 29th November 1943. Son of Colonel Leonard Handford Jardine DSO. MC. (died 15th May 1969, aged 78) Agnes Maud Wreford Jardine (née Lowis - died 14th August 1939, aged 40), of East Road, Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand.
1032 AtkinDFlying OfficerBomber Command75Sqn RNZAF
1944-12-06LancasterIHK574AA-RMepal1713LeunaDitched in River Orwell Near Ipswich
1033 AtkinsFrederick Thomas GeorgeSergeant1603538BritishFlight EngineerRAFVRBomber Command1657HCU
1944-04-18StirlingIIIEJ108WRAF Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire22:35TrainingSee Archive report for detailsKilledMortlake Cemetery, Surrey. Plot 15. Sec C. Grave 291
1034 AtkinsSamuel StephenPilot Officer172115PilotRAFVRBomber Command115 Sqn
1944-05-19LancasterIHK547KO:F/A4RAF Witchford, Cambridgeshire22:28le MansSee Archive report for further detailsKilledLe Mans West Cemetery. Plot 38. 1939-1945. Row C. Grave 24
1035 AtkinsReginald Clifford CookeFlying Officer148720W/Op/Air GunnerRAFVRBomber Command97Sqn (Straits Settlements)
1944-08-25LancasterIIIPB398OF-NRAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire2102Darmstadt See archive report for further information KilledDurnbach War Cemetery. Grave Ref. 5. E. 20Read Archive Report
1036 AtkinsNFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command10Sqn
1944-10-14HalifaxIIILV908ZA-JMelbourne.0045.DuisburgCrash landed at base on returnParadie Archive Database
1037 AtkinsRobert JamesSergeantR/191525CanadianAir GunnerRCAFBomber Command424 Sqn RCAF
1944-03-30HalifaxIILV879QB-ASkipton on Swale21:35NurnbergSee Archive report for detailsKilledHanover War cemetery Grave 6.D.17Paradie Archive Database
1038 AtkinsJohn IvanFlying OfficerJ2243428th January 1917 in Newmarket, OntarioCanadianNavigatorRCAFBomber Command640 Sqn
1944-05-12HalifaxIIILW499C8:GLeconfield22:01HassettClaim by Oblt Josef Nabrich 3/NJG1 - 4km North of Larum (Antwerpen): 3,000m at 00:20.
(Nachtjagad Combat Archives 1944 Part 3 - Theo Boiten) Crashed near Genk, Belgium.KiASchoonselhof Cemetery Plot IVa Row E Grave 43
Paradie Archive DatabaseInitially buried in Fort 3 British Cemetery Antwerp. Grave 167. Reinterred 21 December 1945

Son of Albert Herbert Atkins and Mary Alice (née Lee) (deceased) Atkins, of Newmarket, Ontario, Canada.
1039 AtkinsKenneth LeslieFlying Officer144756Bomb AimerRAFVRBomber Command103 Sqn
1944-02-15LancasterIIIND363PM-AElsham Wolds 1710BerlinClaim by Lt Kurt Matzak 12/NJG1 - Waddenzee East of Texel (Lowe): 6,400m at 22:50. (Nachtjagd Combat Archives 1944 Part 1 - Theo Boiten) Crashed into the Waddenzee East of Texel.KilledTexel (Den Burg) General Cemetery Plot K Row 7 Grave 149
1040 AtkinsN ASergeantBomber Command115Sqn
1041 AtkinsW GSergeantBomber Command432Sqn RCAF
1944-01-20LancasterIILL724QO-NEast Moor2027MagdeburgCrashed WesendorfKilledHannover War Cemetery
1042 AtkinsJ R MPilot OfficerBomber Command578Sqn
1944-03-22HalifaxIIILW540LK-RBurn1843FrankfurtCrashed at SteinringsbergPoW
1043 AtkinsJ ESergeantBomber Command7Sqn
1044 AtkinsHenry LendrumFlying Officer419377AustraliaRAAF22Sqn RAAF
1944-09-20RAAF Honour Roll
1045 AtkinsJames BernardLeading Aircraftman43440AustraliaRAAF6 Aircraft Depot Oakey1944-06-24RAAF Honour Roll
1046 AtkinsRobertTechnical SergeantSergeant327923181923AmericanRadio OperatorUSAAF8th Air Force731st Bomber Squadron (452nd Bombardment Group (H))1944-05-12B--17 Lucky LadyG42-399417D:GDeopham Green (Station #142), Norfolk, EnglandBrüx (Mission #353), CzechoslovakiaoslovakiaSee Archive report for detailsEvader
1047 AtkinsonWilliam JamesWarrant OfficerAUS/413332Born on the 14th August 1922 Age 21AustralianPilotRAAFFighter Command131Sqn
1944-06-01SpitfireVIIMB887NX-?RAF Culmhead, SomersetRhubarb 265See archive report for further detailsMissing - believed killed Runnymede Memorial. Panel 259 Read Archive Report
1048 AtkinsonWalter EdwardPilot OfficerAUS/422530RAAFFighter456Sqn RAAF
1944-07-12MosquitoNFXVIIHK312GPatrolCrashed off LittlehamptonKilledBrookwood Military Cemetery United Kingdom

Courtesy Oleg Marin

RAAF Honour Roll
1049 AtkinsonEricSergeant2216077Flight EngineerRAFVRBomber Command626Sqn
1944-01-01LancasterIIIDV190UM-B2RAF Wickenby, Lincolnshire.0016.BerlinCrashed at Gardelegen, GermanyKilledBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery. Grave 6.F.1 Read Archive Report
1050 AtkinsonJosephSergeant613970Flight EngineerRAFVRBomber Command419Sqn (Moose) RCAF
1944-12-27LancasterXKB738VR:DRAF Middleton St. George, County Durham02:57OpladenSee archive report for further detailsKiARheinberg War Cemetery. Grave 6.D.18

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