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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 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
1402 BaleFrank Edwin FrickerSergeant976784Wireless Operator/Air GunnerRAFVRBomber Command57Sqn
1944-06-07LancasterIME868DX:KRAF East Kirkby, Lincolnshire22:19Saint-Leu-D’Esserent, FranceSee archive report for detailsPoW No: 88120 Stalag 12A/ Died of injuriesDurnbach War Cemetery. Grave 6.C.19.
1403 BaleDFlying OfficerRNZAFBomber Command195Sqn
1944-12-12LancasterING351JE-EWrattling Common1055WittenCrash landed at Grimbergen Belgium
1404 BalerstonP PFlight SergeantRAAFBomber Command466Sqn RAAF
1944-01-28HalifaxIIIHX345HD-YLeconfield.0025.BerlinCrashed at BiesdorffPoW
1405 BalesAFlight SergeantPilotFighter182Sqn
1944-08-26TyphoonIbMN714FCrashed near Evreux
1406 BalesP RFlying OfficerBomber Command35Sqn (Madras Presidency)
1407 BalesJohn JamesFlight Sergeant426488AustraliaRAAF73 OTU RAF1944-08-07RAAF Honour Roll
1408 BalesWilliam T JrCaptainO-792789USAPilotUSAAF371st Fighter Group406th Fighter Squadron1944-10-20P-47 Thunderbolt1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource:
ETO (European Theatre)
1409 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
1410 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
1411 BalfourRobert Hamish "Jimmy"FLtNew ZealandPilotRNZAFFighter Command18 RNZAF Sqn5 [4+1]

P-40 ace Solomons 1943-1944
1412 BalfourAlexanderSergeant1021030BritishFlight EngineerRAFVRBomber Command576Sqn
1944-07-24LancasterIIIPB265UL-V2RAF Elsham Wolds, Lincolnshire2108StuttgartAbandonedEvader
1413 BalfourDonald CampbellPilot Officer416402AustraliaRAAF207Sqn RAF
1944-01-14RAAF Honour Roll
1414 BalkVilas D 2nd LtO-674274USAPilotUSAAF354th Fighter Group355th Fighter Squadron
1944-07-26P-51 Mustang / P-47 Thunderbolt1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource:
ETO (European Theatre)
1415 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
1416 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
1417 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
1418 BallT WFlying OfficerBomber Command101Sqn
1944-06-21LancasterIIILM508SR-FLudford Magna2317WesselingCrashed near Werkendan {Noord-Brabant}PoW
1419 BallJames BrianPilot Officer18644310th September 1914 in Paddington, LondonBomb AimerRAFVRBomber Command102Sqn (Ceylon)
1944-12-23HalifaxIIIMZ871DY:GRAF Pocklington11:53MulheimSee archive report for detailsPoW, Stalag 7A Moosburg
1420 BallHSergeantBomber Command12Sqn
1944-06-29LancasterILL910PH-AWickenby1212SiracourtCrashed at Troisvaux {Pas-de-Calais}PoW
1421 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.
1422 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
1423 BallHSergeantBomber Command158Sqn
1944-03-24HalifaxIIILW721NP-SLissett1850BerlinCrashed PausinPoW
1424 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.
1425 BallG EFlight LieutenantDFC

Bomber Command49Sqn
1944-07-07LancasterIIILM541EA-NFiskerton2213St-LeuCrashed at le Chesne {Eure}Killedle Chesne Communal Cemetery
1426 BallF CSergeantBomber Command50Sqn
1944-12-02LancasterIW4119VN-QSkellingthorpe1510TrainingCrashed at East Kirkby LincsKilled
1427 BallD FFlight SergeantBomber Command50Sqn
1944-05-10LancasterIIILM429VN-CSkellingthorpe2216LilleCrashed Oostvleteren {West-Vlaanderen}KilledOostvleteren
1428 BallA W CSergeantBomber Command57Sqn
1944-01-01LancasterIIIJB681DX-JEast Kirkby2323BerlinCrashed at LuhmeKilledRunnymede
1429 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
1430 BallR WSergeantBomber Command576Sqn
1944-05-21LancasterIDV365UL-Z2Elsham Wolds2235DuisburgCrashed Roosendall-en-Nispen {Noord-Brabant}KilledRoosendaal-en-Nispen General Cemetery
1431 BallEric Pilot Officer405991AustraliaRAAF4Sqn Indian Air Force
1944-08-14RAAF Honour Roll
1432 BallMelville R 1st LtO-798081USAPilotUSAAF339th Fighter Group: The Chequers504th Fighter Squadron
1944-06-08P-51 Mustang1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource:
ETO (European Theatre)
1433 BallSanborn N 1st LtO-736069USAPilotUSAAF56th Fighter Group62nd Fighter Squadron
1944-12-23P-47 Thunderbolt1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource:
ETO (European Theatre)
1434 BallHenry SCaptainO-671491USAPilotUSAAF65th Fighter Wing357th Fighter Squadron
1944-04-13P-47 Thunderbolt1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource:
ETO (European Theatre)
1435 BallHenry SCaptainO-671491USAPilotUSAAF65th Fighter Wing357th Fighter Squadron
1944-04-24P-47 Thunderbolt1 Luftwaffe destroyedSource:
ETO (European Theatre)
1436 BallHenry SCaptainO-671491USAPilotUSAAF65th Fighter Wing357th Fighter Squadron
1944-08-16P-51 Mustang2 Luftwaffe destroyedSource:
ETO (European Theatre)
1437 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
1438 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
1439 BallantyneJames HamiltonFlying OfficerJ/16085 (R/85860)Age 26CanadaPilotDFM

RCAFFighter Command403Sqn RCAF
1944-03-08SpitfireIXMJ876KH-?RAF Kenley, Surrey16:00RangerSee archive report for detailsKilledSt- Andre-De-L'eure Communal Cemetery France . Grave 6Paradie Archive DatabaseBorn on the 14th January 1918 in Ontario. Educated at McMavich Public School and Oakwood Collegiate. Worked as a stock keeper and book keeper for John Hepburn. Enlisted on the 20th December 1940. in Toronto. Wings awarded on the 08th August 1940.

Son of James Harry Hamilton Ballantyne (died 27th November 1971, age 89) and Rebecca Rita Ballantyne (née Baird) - died 25th August 1955, age 69 of Apartment 1529 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

1440 BallantyneTSergeantBomber Command467Sqn RAAF
1944-09-12LancasterILL789PO-PWaddington1913StuttgartCrashed at PfahlbronnKilledDurnbach War Cemetery
1441 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
1442 BallardW AFlight SergeantBomber Command578Sqn
1944-03-15HalifaxIIILW348LK-XBurn1856StuttgartCrashed near Biggin Hill Kent on returnKilled
1443 BallardW J SSergeantBomber Command75Sqn RNZAF
1944-07-20LancasterIIIND915AA-AMepal2320HombergCrashed near Keldonk {Noord-Brabant}PoW
1444 BallardGeorge JamesFlying Officer425417AustraliaRAAF1 Ferry Control Pool RAF1944-03-06RAAF Honour Roll
1445 BallentineR EPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command434Sqn RCAF
1944-03-18HalifaxVLL178WL-RCroft1834GardeningCrashed ThorodaleKilledHarrogate [Stonefall] CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1446 BallingerW SSergeantBomber Command101Sqn
1944-08-12LancasterIME617SR-NLudford Magna2127RuselheimKilledDurnbach War Cemetery
1447 BallochFWarrant OfficerPilotFighter165Sqn
1944-06-07SpitfireIXMK855ERodeoForce landed near CarhaixPoW
1448 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
1449 BalmanJ HSergeantBomber Command514Sqn
1944-11-12LancasterING350JI-CWaterbeach833OsterfeldCrashed at SterkradeKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery
1450 BalmannoD TFlight SergeantRAAFBomber Command50Sqn
1944-02-25LancasterILL791VN-OSkellingthorpe1837AugsburgCrashed Embermenil {Meurthe-et-Moselle}PoW

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