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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
1351 BakerWilson K 2nd LtO-697525USAPilotUSAAF359th Fighter Group370th Fighter Squadron
1944-07-20P-47 Thunderbolt1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
1352 BakerWilson K 1st LtO-697525USAPilotUSAAF359th Fighter Group370th Fighter Squadron
1944-08-04P-47 Thunderbolt1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
1353 BakerFrank H.Flight SergeantNavigatorRAFVRBomber Command141 Sqn
1944-05-08MosquitoIIDZ296TW:XWest Raynham14:52TrainingOn takeoff the port engine failed and the pilot attempted a left hand circuit but when the starboard engine cut he was obliged to crashed-land at 14:53 in the airfield circuit. No injuries reportedUninjured
1354 BakerRichard JamesWarrant Officer Class I771963UKPilotRAFVRRAF India28 Sqd RAF
1944-06-08HurricaneIICLD784RAF Imphal10:30RecceIntercepted by 20 enemy fighters, pilot RTB'd heavily damaged.SafeAccident reportPilot dove for the ground followed by 6 Japanese Zeros, Enemy fighters made multiple quarter attacks on him greatly damaging his aircraft. Pilot managed to get his aircraft within the friendly AAA humbrella over Tulihall field forcing the enemy aircrafts to break off.
1355 Baker Jr.Thomas EdwardSergeantSergeant33547623AmericanTail Turret GunnerUSAAF8th Air Force303rd Bombardment Group (H), 360th Bombardment Squadron (H)1944-09-28B-17G43-37930PU:FMolesworth (Station #107), Huntingdonshire, EnglandMagdeburg (Mission #652), GermanySee Archive report for detailsPow, Stalag 4b Mühlberg, Sachsen
1356 BakunWacławPodporucznik BombardierFlying OfficerP.22516 November 1919 Grodno (Age 24 when killed)PolandBomb Aimer (W/Op. Air Gunner?)Medal Lotniczy

PAFBomber Command300 Sqn (Polish)
1944-06-12Avro LancasterlLL807BH:NRAF Faldingworth23:16GelsenkirchenSee Archive Report for detailsKilled in Action, on Operational FlightPAF Memorial, Northolt, Amersfoort (Old Leusden) General Cemetery - Utrecht, Netherlands. Plot XIII Row 12 Grave 207
Archiwum Polish Database
1357 BalaamESergeantBomber Command44 Sqd
1944-01-21LancasterIIIDV263KM-MDunholme Lodge2026MagdeburgKilledBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
1358 BalasALieutenantFFAFBomber Command347 Sqd Free French

GB I/25 'Tunisia'
1944-08-07HalifaxIIINA529L8-LElvington1851Attack V1 site Fromentel, Pas-de-CalaisShot down by flakKilledles Bruyeres Cemetery
Only one of the 7 occupants manages to evacuate by parachute, Chief Warrant Officer Jean Meyer, the bombardier. He is killed under his parachute by German troops on the ground.



1359 BalasseM A LFlying Officer135893PilotFighter41 Sqd
1944-06-12SpitfireXIIMB842RhubarbAbandoned over English Channel
1360 BalawaiderJan AdamPodporucznikFlying OfficerP-2866 / 70406430.07.1917 KrakówPolandAir/BmrKrzyż Walecznych (x2)

Medal Lotniczy

Odznaka Za Rany i Kontuzje (Wound Badge)
PAFBomber Command158 Sqd
1944-10-24HalifaxIIILW617NP-ITuddenhamTransitCrashed at LissettDied 1980 AustraliaArchiwum Polish Database
1361 BalcarekWilhelm AndrzejPlutonowy Mechanic PokladowySergeant780000Born 4 February 1915 Jankowice Pszczyna (Age 29 when killed)PolandFlight EngineerMedal Lotniczy (x3)

PAFBomber Command1586 Special Duties Flight SOE1944-08-28Handley Page HalifaxllJP295FS-PRAF Brindisi, ItalySOE Supply DropsVanished without trace whilst making supply drops to the Campimos Forest area, near Warsaw. Aircraft is presumed to have been lost in Adriatic Sea. After the War the remnants of an Unidentified Halifax ll were found in Branica, near Tarnow, which, according to local residents, crashed there at the end of August / beginning of September 1944, killing its crew. Jerzy B Cynk, in 'The PAF at War' states that this Halifax wreck is almost certainly JP295 as it is the only Polish Halifax unaccounted for. He also says that 'confusing contemporary reports from the Polish Underground linked the Branica wreckage with Liberator EW275, brought down in nearby Olszyny, ten nights earlier. Location : Poland / Hungary / Adriatic.Killed on Operational Flight PAF Memorial, Northolt, No Known Grave - Possibly aircraft lost in Adriatic Sea

Fuller details at Archiwum Polish Database EW275
1362 BalchinDavid HenrySergeant Air Gunner (Rear)J/89965RCAFBomber Command101 Sqd
1944-08-12LancasterIIIPB258SR-VRAF Ludford Magna,Lincolnshire2134BraunschweigPossibly shot down by night fighter piloted by Lt. Josef F̦rster and crashed at Barver, GermanyPoW No. 546 Stalag Luft Bankau-Kreulberg - L7Paradie Archive DatabaseRead Archive Report
1363 BalcombeG RFlying OfficerRAAFBomber Command100 Sqd
1944-02-15LancasterIIIND391HW-HGrimsby1717BerlinKilledRunnymede
1364 BalcombeGFlight LieutenantPilotFighter91 Sqd
1944-09-01SpitfireIXMK635StrafingCrash landed at St Omer
1365 BalcombeGordon RobertsonFlying Officer420825AustraliaRAAF100 Sqd RAAF
1944-02-15RAAF Honour Roll
1366 BaldEdward W.Technical SergeantSergeant3648397216th January 1923AmericanEngineerAM

USAAF8th Air Force700th Bomber Squadron (445th Bombardment Group (H))1944-12-12B-24J44-10493RN:?Tibenham (Station #124), Norfolk, EnglandHanau marshalling yards (Mission #748), GermanySee Archive report for detailsKilledRepatriated and buried at the Nokomis Cemetery, Nokomis, Illinois
1367 BaldickA FFlight SergeantRAAFBomber Command466 Sqd RAAF
1944-01-20HalifaxIIIHX247HD-Leconfield2028MagdeburgCrashed at base on return
1368 BaldockRichard MarlowFlight SergeantR/8796923 Sep 1922CanadianObserver RCAFBomber Command7 Sqd
1942-11-09StirlingIR9169MG-YOakington1755HamburgClaim by Hptm Dr Horst Patuschka 4/NJG2 - Sea 30km North West of Ijmuiden (Zander?): 2,800m at 22:42. Also claimed by Flak of 1 & 4/schw Flak Abt 231, 1 & 4/schw Flak Abt 163 and 1 & 2/Res Flak Abt 247 (Stirling near Wijk aan Zee 22:42). OKL Flak Abschussmeldung bearing hand written note “8 Flak Division + NJ” Victory Hptm Dr Patuschka confirmed on 27 Sep 1944KilledRunnymede Memorial Panel 102 Paradie Archive Database Son of Denys and Elsie Winifred Baldock, of North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1369 BaldockHarold Ivo McKenseyFlying Officer412095AustraliaRAAF30 Sqd RAAF
1944-07-13RAAF Honour Roll
1370 BaldridgeArlen Richard ‘Baldy’ 1st LieutenantFlying OfficerO-74290919th June 1921 in Charleston, West VirginiaAmericanPilotDFC (Oak Leaf cluster)

AM (Seven Oak Leaf clusters)

PH

USAAF8th Air Force368th Fighter Squadron (359th Fighter Group)1944-05-21P-51 MustangB43-6962CV-YEast Wretham (Station #133), Thetford, EnglandStrafing mission, GermanySee Archive report for detailsMurdered Repatriated and reinterred at the Cunningham Memorial Park cemetery, St. Albans, West Virginia on the 21st July 1948
1371 BaldryE FSergeantRCAFBomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1944-05-01HalifaxIIILW415AL-KLeeming2212St GhislainExploded & crashed Bevere-Meerschaert {Oost-Vlaanderen}KilledOudenaarde Communal CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1372 BaldryC MSergeantBomber Command578 Sqd
1944-01-20HalifaxIIILW468LX-JBurn1950MagdeburgDitched off Flamborough HeadKilled
1373 BaldwinW GFlight LieutenantRAAFBomber Command466 Sqd RAAF
1944-01-20HalifaxIIIHX278HD-ZLeconfield1641BerlinCrashed WertscheKilledBecklingen War Cemetery
1374 BaldwinAlexander JamesFlight Lieutenant130729NavigatorDFM

RAFVRBomber Command571 Sqn
1944-05-16MosquitoXVIML9888K:?RAF Oakington, Cambridgeshire22:29BerlinSee Archive Report for detailsKilledWandsworth (Streatham) Cemetery. Block 17.Grave 261
1375 BaldwinBernard OliverFlight Sergeant1764931922Flight EngineerRAFVRBomber Command158 Sqd
1944-05-24HalifaxIIILW118NP-XRAF Lissett, Yorkshire2302Aachen Crashed Oosterschelde {Zeeland} KilledRunnymede Memorial. Panel 210. Read Archive Report
1376 BaldwinLeonard StanleyFlight Sergeant1396686Air/GnrRAFVRBomber Command97 Sqd (Straits Settlements)
1944-08-25LancasterIIIPB398OF-NRAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire2102Darmstadt See archive report for further information KilledDurnbach War Cemetery. Grave Ref. Joint Grave 5. E. 22-23Read Archive Report
1377 BaldwinJ SSergeantRCAFBomber Command61 Sqd
1944-01-01LancasterIDV401QR-ZSkellingthorpe2346BerlinCrashed at Mirns {Friesland}KilledGaasterland {Bakhuizen} RC Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
1378 BaldwinJ MPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command97 Sqd (Straits Settlements)
1944-03-24LancasterIIIJB671OF-ABourn1855BerlinCrashed Luijksgestel {Noord-Brabant}KilledEindhoven {Woensel}Paradie Archive Database
1379 BaldwinC J DSergeantBomber Command103 Sqd
1944-02-19LancasterIIIND408PM-TElsham Wolds2352LeipzigPoW
1380 BaldwinJSergeantBomber Command156 Sqd
1944-03-30LancasterIIIND406GT-SUpwood2235NurnbergCrashed Holzweiler and explodedKilledRheinberg War Cemetery
1381 BaldwinB H JSergeantBomber Command207 Sqd
1944-02-19LancasterIME633EM-YSpilsby.0007.LeipzigKilledRunnymede
1382 BaldwinAlbert HankinsonSergeant1579824Bomb AimerRAFVRBomber Command467 Sqn RAAF
1944-08-12LancasterIPD230PO:XWaddington21:30RusselheimSee Archive report for detailsKilledHotton War Cemetery Grave V11.E.5
1383 BaldwinL HSergeantBomber Command51 Sqd
1944-03-18HalifaxIIILK750MH-Y2Snaith1932FrankfurtCrashed BaumholderKilledRheinberg War Cemetery
1384 BaldwinC SPilot OfficerBomber Command77 Sqd
1944-06-05HalifaxIIINA511EN-CFull Sutton100MaisyCrash landed on take offInjured
1385 BaldwinErnest WilliamFlight Sergeant419948AustraliaRAAF17 OTU RAF1944-03-17RAAF Honour Roll
1386 BaldwinGodfrey Ernest WilliamLeading Aircraftman79608AustraliaRAAF21 Sqd RAAF
1944-02-10RAAF Honour Roll
1387 BaldwinWilfred GuyFlight Lieutenant412473AustraliaRAAF466 Sqd RAAF
1944-01-20RAAF Honour Roll
1388 BaldwinFrederick AlexanderFlying OfficerJ1305822nd February 1913CanadianPilotRCAF2nd Tactical Air Force180 Sqn
1944.03.28B-25 MitchellIIFL685EN:V139 Wing Airfield, RAF Dunsfold14:10Bonnieres, FranceSix aircraft assigned to bomb the Constructional works at Bonnieres, France. The aircraft was hit by flak just after turning off the target. It was observed to go into a gentle spin and finally appeared to be under partial control but still diving steeply. One parachute was seen to open before the aircraft was lost from sight.PoW No 4415, Stalag Luft 3
1389 BaldwinRonald HurlstonSergeant1202711Flight EngineerDFM

RAFVRBomber Command35 Sqn (Madras Presidency)
1943-06-28HalifaxIIHR850TL:SGraveley23:09KolnHR850 was claimed by Ofw. Fritz Schellwat, his 14th Abschuss, from 5./NJG1, 600m south of Ülppenich, 8 km west fo Euskirchen at 02:10 hrs. Also claimed by Flak units but the victory was confirmed for Schellwat on the 20th December 1944. (Nachtjagd Combat Archive (23 June - 22 September) 1943 Part 2 - Theo Boiten)PoW No. 295, Stalag Luft 3, Sagan-SilesiaDFM awarded whilst with 10 Sqn, gazetted 18th May 1943

Commissioned and promoted to Plt Off. (149047) whilst a PoW
1390 Baldwin Jr.Norman A.1st LieutenantFlying OfficerO-20561471921 in IndianaAmericanPilotDFC

AM (2 OLC)

PH
USAAF 9th Air Force82nd Airborne Division49th Squadron, 313th Troop Carrier Group1944.09.17C-47 SkytrainA43-16049H2:IFolkingham (Station #484), Lincolnshire, England“Market Garden”, HollandSee Archive report for detailsKilledArdennes American Cemetery, Plot A, Row 42, Grave 41
1391 BaldwinsonW BFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command83 Sqd
1944-04-24LancasterIIIND469OL-CConingsby2056MunchenCrashed AllachKilledDurnbach War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1392 BaleAlan DennisSergeant1894597Age 19Air GunnerRAFVRBomber Command5 Lancaster Finishing school
1944-04-17LancasterIW4232RC-YRAF Syerston, Nottinghamshire1601TrainingSee archive report for detailsKilledDarlington West Cemetery. Sec. L.5Q. Grave 102 Read Archive Report
1393 BaleFrank Edwin FrickerSergeant W/Op/Air/Gnr976784RAFVRBomber Command57 Sqd
1944-06-07LancasterIME868DX-KRAF East Kirkby, Lincolnshire2219St-LeuCrashed at Fresnay-le-LongInjured - died later from injuriesDurnbach War Cemetery. Grave 6.C.19. Read Archive Report
1394 BaleDFlying OfficerRNZAFBomber Command195 Sqd
1944-12-12LancasterING351JE-EWrattling Common1055WittenCrash landed at Grimbergen Belgium
1395 BalerstonP PFlight SergeantRAAFBomber Command466 Sqd RAAF
1944-01-28HalifaxIIIHX345HD-YLeconfield.0025.BerlinCrashed at BiesdorffPoW
1396 BalesAFlight SergeantPilotFighter182 Sqd
1944-08-26TyphoonIbMN714FCrashed near Evreux
1397 BalesP RFlying OfficerBomber Command35 Sqd (Madras Presidency)
1944-01-21HalifaxIIILV787TL-KGraveley1957MagdeburgKilledRunnymede
1398 BalesJohn JamesFlight Sergeant426488AustraliaRAAF73 OTU RAF1944-08-07RAAF Honour Roll
1399 BalesWilliam T JrCaptainO-792789USAPilotUSAAF371st Fighter Group406th Fighter Squadron1944-10-20P-47 Thunderbolt1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource: afhra.maxwell.af.mil
ETO (European Theatre)
1400 BalfourDonald Campbell Pilot Officer4164024th October 1922 in Adelaide, South AustraliaAustralianPilotRAAFBomber Command207 Sqn
1944-01-14LancasterIDV369EM:DRAF Spilsby16:32BraunschweigSee archive report for detailsKiAHanover War Cemetery. Grave 1.A.14

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