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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
1401 BalesWilliam T JrCaptainO-792789USAPilotUSAAF371st Fighter Group406th Fighter Squadron1944-10-20P-47 Thunderbolt1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource:
ETO (European Theatre)
1402 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
1403 BalfourAndrew GeorgeSergeantJ/95200Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command426Sqn RCAF
1944-11-01HalifaxVIINP771OW-JRAF Linton-on-Ouse, Yorkshire1723Oberhausen See archive report for full details KilledVenray War Cemetery. Grave VI.F.12Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
1404 BalfourRobert Hamish "Jimmy"FLtNew ZealandPilotRNZAFFighter Command18 RNZAF Sqn5 [4+1]

P-40 ace Solomons 1943-1944
1405 BalfourAlexanderSergeant1021030BritishFlight EngineerRAFVRBomber Command576Sqn
1944-07-24LancasterIIIPB265UL-V2RAF Elsham Wolds, Lincolnshire2108StuttgartAbandonedEvader
1406 BalfourDonald CampbellPilot Officer416402AustraliaRAAF207Sqn RAF
1944-01-14RAAF Honour Roll
1407 BalkVilas D 2nd LtO-674274USAPilotUSAAF354th Fighter Group355th Fighter Squadron
1944-07-26P-51 Mustang / P-47 Thunderbolt1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource:
ETO (European Theatre)
1408 BallK C WFlying Officer153197NavigatorRAFVRBomber Command61Sqn
1944-10-14LancasterIME595QR-Y RAF Skellingthorpe, Lincolnshire 2251Braunschweig See archive report for further details PoW No: 8361 Camp: Stalag Luft Sagan and BelariaNone - survived the war Read Archive Report
1409 BallRaymond FindlayFlying Officer135506PilotRAFVRBomber Command96 Squadron1944-08-01MosquitoNF. Mk. XIIIMM562ZJ-?RAF Ford, Sussex, EnglandPatrolSee archive report for further details KilledBlackley Churchyard (St. Andrew) Sec. A. Grave 515Read Archive Report
1410 BallWilliam SidneyPilot OfficerJ/861611914CanadianBomb AimerRCAFBomber Command514Sqn
1944-02-19LancasterIIDS823JI-MWaterbeach2351LeipzigShot down by night-fighter and crashed at 0230 hours at Essern-Osterloh on the SW edge of Großes Moor, 11Km NE RehdenKilledRheinberg War Cemetery 7.C.9 Paradie Archive Database Son of William R. Ball and Edith Ball, of Valjean, Saskatchewan, Canada
1411 BallT WFlying OfficerBomber Command101Sqn
1944-06-21LancasterIIILM508SR-FLudford Magna2317WesselingCrashed near Werkendan {Noord-Brabant}PoW
1412 BallJ D PPilot OfficerBomber Command102Sqn (Ceylon)
1944-12-23HalifaxIIIMZ871DY-GPocklington1153MulheimCrashed near NeussPoW
1413 BallHSergeantBomber Command12Sqn
1944-06-29LancasterILL910PH-AWickenby1212SiracourtCrashed at Troisvaux {Pas-de-Calais}PoW
1414 BallJohn PotterFlight LieutenantPilotBomber Command15Sqn
1944-08-07LancasterINN700LS-QMildenhall2147RocquecourtCrashed in English ChannelKilled Bombing German positions at Rocquecourt in Normandy. Crashed in English Channel with the loss of everyone aboard.
1415 BallKenneth RichardFlight Sergeant6584581914Bomb AimerRAFVRBomber Command156Sqn
1944-01-30LancasterIIIJA702GT-ZRAF Warboys, Cambridgeshire1708BerlinClaim by Oblt Hans-Heinz Augenstein 7/NJG1 - Noordoostpolder (Fox) at 21:49. The aircraft crashed in the eastern IJsselmeer in the vicinity of where the village of Marknesse now stands on reclaimed land. Those who perished were initially buried at Vollenhove (Stad-Vollenhove) General Cemetery on 10 February 1944.KilledVollenhove (Stad-Vollenhove) General Cemetery Plot 3 Row 4 Grave 624
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Son of Ernest R. and Araue Ball, of Gravesend, Kent
1416 BallHSergeantBomber Command158Sqn
1944-03-24HalifaxIIILW721NP-SLissett1850BerlinCrashed PausinPoW
1417 BallPeter WilliamFlying Officer1691251922Wireless Operator/Air GunnerRAFVRBomber Command207 Sqn
1944-06-21LancasterIME827EM:ISpilsby23:32WesselingSee Archive report for detailsKilledBergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery, Coll. grave 6.E.2-7.
1418 BallG EFlight LieutenantDFC

Bomber Command49Sqn
1944-07-07LancasterIIILM541EA-NFiskerton2213St-LeuCrashed at le Chesne {Eure}Killedle Chesne Communal Cemetery
1419 BallF CSergeantBomber Command50Sqn
1944-12-02LancasterIW4119VN-QSkellingthorpe1510TrainingCrashed at East Kirkby LincsKilled
1420 BallD FFlight SergeantBomber Command50Sqn
1944-05-10LancasterIIILM429VN-CSkellingthorpe2216LilleCrashed Oostvleteren {West-Vlaanderen}KilledOostvleteren
1421 BallA W CSergeantBomber Command57Sqn
1944-01-01LancasterIIIJB681DX-JEast Kirkby2323BerlinCrashed at LuhmeKilledRunnymede
1422 BallWilliamFlying Officer155546NavigatorDFC

RAFVRBomber Command571 Sqn
1944-09-12MosquitoXVIMM1278K:?Oakington20:41BerlinHit by flak/nightfighter which damaged the fuel tanks. Subsequently ran low on petrol and abandoned at 01:05 having regained the East Anglia coast. (possible damaged claim by three pilots. (Nachtjagd War Diaries Volume 2 (April 1944 - May 1945) - Dr Theo E.W. Boiten & Roderick J. Mackenzie)UninjuredDFC awarded whilst with 571 sqn, gazetted 22nd May 1945
1423 BallR WSergeantBomber Command576Sqn
1944-05-21LancasterIDV365UL-Z2Elsham Wolds2235DuisburgCrashed Roosendall-en-Nispen {Noord-Brabant}KilledRoosendaal-en-Nispen General Cemetery
1424 BallEric Pilot Officer405991AustraliaRAAF4Sqn Indian Air Force
1944-08-14RAAF Honour Roll
1425 BallMelville R 1st LtO-798081USAPilotUSAAF339th Fighter Group: The Chequers504th Fighter Squadron
1944-06-08P-51 Mustang1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource:
ETO (European Theatre)
1426 BallSanborn N 1st LtO-736069USAPilotUSAAF56th Fighter Group62nd Fighter Squadron
1944-12-23P-47 Thunderbolt1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource:
ETO (European Theatre)
1427 BallHenry SCaptainO-671491USAPilotUSAAF65th Fighter Wing357th Fighter Squadron
1944-04-13P-47 Thunderbolt1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource:
ETO (European Theatre)
1428 BallHenry SCaptainO-671491USAPilotUSAAF65th Fighter Wing357th Fighter Squadron
1944-04-24P-47 Thunderbolt1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource:
ETO (European Theatre)
1429 BallHenry SCaptainO-671491USAPilotUSAAF65th Fighter Wing357th Fighter Squadron
1944-08-16P-51 Mustang2 Luftwaffe destroyedSource:
ETO (European Theatre)
1430 BallGeorge ESergeantAir Gunner (Mid Upper)Bomber Command434 (Bluenose) Sqn RCAF
1944-08-07HalifaxIIILW176WL:JCroft20:32la Hogue Strong PointOn take off the aircraft swung out of control and hit another Squadron aircraft LK799 WL:E before crashing through a brick wall. No injuries reported.Uninjured
1431 BallRoyce EugeneStaff SergeantSergeant18216066AmericanRight Waist GunnerUSAAF8th Air Force445th Bombardment Group (H), 703rd Bombardment Squadron (H), 2nd Air Division1944.05.28B-24 Sho-Sho BabyH42-50346RN:?Tibenham (Station #124), Norfolk, EnglandMerseburg (Mission #376), GermanySee Archive report for detailsPoW/ Stalag Luft 7
1432 BallantyneJ HFlying OfficerJ/16085PilotDFM

RCAFFighter403Sqn RCAF
1944-03-08SpitfireIXMJ876RangerKilledSt- Andre-De-L'eure Communal Cemetery FranceParadie Archive Database
1433 BallantyneTSergeantBomber Command467Sqn RAAF
1944-09-12LancasterILL789PO-PWaddington1913StuttgartCrashed at PfahlbronnKilledDurnbach War Cemetery
1434 BallantyneRaymond Robert StanleyFlight Lieutenant47517Wireless Operator/Air GunnerDFM

RAFBomber Command7 Sqn
1944-01-15LancasterIIIND365MG-LOakington1701BerlinClaim by Hptm Erhard Peters 9/NJG3 - East of Flensburg: 6,200m at 20:04. Crashed in the sea off Vornæs on the island of Taasinge. The Lancaster exploded in the air killing six members of the crew of eight. The fuselage crashed into the sea 100 metres off Vornæs while two engines were found on the beach and two were found in a nearby forest.KilledSvendborg General Cemetery Plot K Collective Grave 1Where and when the bodies of Flt Lt Ballantyne and Flt Sgt Sefton was found is not known. On 12 May 1945 their remains were found buried on the grounds of the Dragoon Barracks in Svendborg. On 17 May 1945 their remains were finally laid to rest in Svendborg cemetery, Reverend Petersen officiated at the graveside ceremony which were attended by an officer and 6 privates of the British army, an guard of honour of resistance fighters, County chief administrative officer Lassen, Judge Filip Hansen, Mayor Ferdinand Jensen, Kaptain Krarup and Baron Schaffalitzky de Muckadell as well as several local people. (Air war Over Denmark)

Son of Herbert Samuel Binning Ballantyne and Millicent Louisa Ballantyne, of Paddington, London
1435 BallardW AFlight SergeantBomber Command578Sqn
1944-03-15HalifaxIIILW348LK-XBurn1856StuttgartCrashed near Biggin Hill Kent on returnKilled
1436 BallardW J SSergeantBomber Command75Sqn RNZAF
1944-07-20LancasterIIIND915AA-AMepal2320HombergCrashed near Keldonk {Noord-Brabant}PoW
1437 BallardGeorge JamesFlying Officer425417AustraliaRAAF1 Ferry Control Pool RAF1944-03-06RAAF Honour Roll
1438 BallentineR EPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command434Sqn RCAF
1944-03-18HalifaxVLL178WL-RCroft1834GardeningCrashed ThorodaleKilledHarrogate [Stonefall] CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1439 BallingerW SSergeantBomber Command101Sqn
1944-08-12LancasterIME617SR-NLudford Magna2127RuselheimKilledDurnbach War Cemetery
1440 BallochFWarrant OfficerPilotFighter165Sqn
1944-06-07SpitfireIXMK855ERodeoForce landed near CarhaixPoW
1441 BallsDonald Albert OliverSergeant1853283Air GunnerRAFVRBomber Command150 Sqn
1944-12-31LancasterING164IQ-DRAF HemswellOsterfeldCircumstances of loss unknown. However the Nachtjagd War Diaries Volume 2 (April 1944 - May 1945) - Dr Theo E.W. Boiten & Roderick J. Mackenzie records three German night fighter pilots each claiming a probable from one of three Lancasters of 150, 166 or 626 Sqns.KilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery
1442 BalmanJ HSergeantBomber Command514Sqn
1944-11-12LancasterING350JI-CWaterbeach833OsterfeldCrashed at SterkradeKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery
1443 BalmannoD TFlight SergeantRAAFBomber Command50Sqn
1944-02-25LancasterILL791VN-OSkellingthorpe1837AugsburgCrashed Embermenil {Meurthe-et-Moselle}PoW
1444 BalmerJamesFlight Sergeant1589924UKAir GunnerRAFVRBomber Command106Sqn
1944-07-07LancasterIIIJB641ZN-XMetheringham2235St-LeuCrashed at Quetteville {Calvados}KilledST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN Block "S". Plot 1. Row I. Coll. grave 6-7. FranceAccident reportSeven short lives
LB641 Crew
1445 BalmerDavidFlying Officer1504649Air GunnerRAFVRBomber Command35 Sqn (Madras Presidency)
1944-04-27LancasterIIIND759TL:RGraveley22:21FriedrichshafenSee Archive Report for detailsInterned/Evader
1446 BalmerJ RGroup CaptainOBE DFC

Bomber Command467Sqn RAAF
1944-05-11LancasterILL792PO-EWaddington2225Bourg-LeopoldExploded over Beverlo {Limburg}KilledHeverlee War Cemetery Belgium
1447 BalmerJohn RaeburnGroup Captain68AustraliaRAAF467Sqn RAAF
1944-05-11RAAF Honour Roll
1448 BalmforthDennisSergeant1591013Flight EngineerRAFVRBomber Command78 Sqn
1944-06-07HalifaxIIIMZ568EY:EBreighton22:52Rail communications at JuvisyClaimed by 1./Flak Abt. 911 and exploded at 02:00hrs. (Nachtjagd Combat Archive (12 May 1944 - 23 July 1944) Part 3 - Theo Boiten). Debris falling between Corbell-Essones and Courances a village some 10 km awayKilledCourances Communal Cemetery, Grave 6

1449 BalsdonD EFlying OfficerBomber Command44Sqn
1944-06-09LancasterINN697KM-RDunholme Lodge2203EtampesCrashed at Morigny-ChampignyKilledMorigny-Champigny Communal Cemetery
1450 BalserC ASergeantBomber Command61Sqn
1944-07-07LancasterIIIND867QR-VSkellingthorpe2243St-LeuCrashed at Moliens {Oise}KilledMoliens Communal Cemetery

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