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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
16901 WeeksD F CSergeantRCAFBomber Command419Sqn RCAF
1944-04-18HalifaxIIJP202VR-TMiddleton St George2037GardeningCrashed at NymindegabKilledRunnymede Paradie Archive Database
16902 WeeksW GFlight LieutenantJ15548RCAFBomber Command428Sqn RCAF
1943-07-13HalifaxVDK228NA-DMiddleton St George2338AachenCrashed Mesnil-St-Blaise BelgiumKilledFlorennes Communal Paradie Archive Database
16903 WeepersDavid JamesFlying OfficerJ2884510 August 1917 at Galt, Ontario, CanadaCanadianNavigatorRCAFBomber Command625 Sqn
1944-05-21LancasterIIILM513CF:YRAF Kelstern, Lincolnshire21:58DuisburgShot down by night fighter , crashed near Meer, Antwerp, BelgiumPoWParadie Archive Database

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16904 WeeseR APilot OfficerJ17467RCAFBomber Command166Sqn
1943-03-29WellingtonXHE545AS-HKirmington2004BochumCrashed NNW of ArnhemKilledGrooesbeek War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
16905 WegenastW AFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command1666 CU
1945-01-14LancasterIHK756ND-WombletonSweepstakeLost without traceKilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
16906 WeickerC HFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command100Sqn
1945-03-16LancasterIII PB117HW-DGrimsby1723NurnbergKilledDurnbach War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
16907 WeickerC MFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command429Sqn RCAF
1943-11-18HalifaxIIJD275AL-TLeeming1629Mannheim?PoWParadie Archive Database
16908 WeighA FSergeantBomber Command428Sqn RCAF
1943-11-03HalifaxVLK954NA-EMiddleton St George1647DusseldorfCrashed South Kyme LincsKilled
16909 WeighallFrancis ChurchillSergeantR87391CanadianAir Gunner (Rear)RCAFBomber Command142Sqn
1942-08-27WellingtonIVZ1338QT:DRAF Grimsby, Lincolnshire20:30KasselSee archive report for detailsPoW No: 26863, Stalag 344Paradie Archive Database
16910 WeilerNorman HFlying OfficerJ18604CanadaAGRCAFBomber Command405Sqn RCAF
1943-04-30HalifaxIIDT741LQ-PGransden Lodge.0008.EssenHit by flak and Nightfighter of II / NJG-1 -. Crashed OosterhoutPoW Poland
Paradie Archive Database
Lincoln Journal Star, 1945-05-22
16911 WeinHSergeant1391852Bomber Command408Sqn RCAF
1943-03-27HalifaxIIBB332EQ-HLeeming2000BerlinCrashed Blindberg SwedenInterned
16912 WeirAlexander CuthbertFlight SergeantR/123705Air/GnrRCAFBomber Command102Sqn (Ceylon)
1943-04-20HalifaxIIDT747DY-PRAF Pocklington, Yorkshire2120StettinSee archive report for further informationKilledEsbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery. Collective grave A.10.10-15Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
16913 WeirI AFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command102Sqn (Ceylon)
1944-04-23HalifaxIIHX151DY-MPocklington2110GardeningCrashed near OmoKilledSvino CemeteryParadie Archive Database
16914 WeirJ EFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command40Sqn
1941-10-14WellingtonIcZ8782BL-HAlconbury2301NurnbergExploded near KarlsruheKilledDurnbach War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
16915 WeirRobert NormanFlight SergeantR/15275919 July 1921CanadianPilotRCAFBomber Command427Sqn RCAF
1944-01-20HalifaxVLL176ZL-QLeeming2000MagdeburgDuring an exhumation trip in the Soviet Zone Kreis Calbe, a visit was made to the town Gloethe to exhume 6 unknown English fliers, exhumation proved the identity of the crew of Halifax LL176 and the following information obtained regarding the crash. Information was supplied by the former Burgomeister of Gloethe and it was to the effect that during the night of 21/22 January 1944 at approximately 2300 a four engined was seen engaged with a German night fighter. The bomber burst into flames and crashed 1km North of the town (Gloethe), the aircraft exploded on impact and wreckage was scattered over an area of 500m. 6 bodies were recovered from the wreckage and it was stated that a seventh crew member was taken as a PoW. The six dead were placed into two coffins and buried at Gloethe Cemtery. A cross was erected at the head of the grave and it bore the following inscription: ”6 Kanadische Piloten 21.1.1944" (Extract from report by Flt Lt John R Hughes DFM No.4 MREU dated 6 September 1948)KilledBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery Plot 2 Row K Grave 18
Paradie Archive Database Son of Eva Weir, of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
16916 WeirL SWarrant Officer Class 2R148836RCAFBomber Command7Sqn
1944-04-22LancasterIIIND353MG-NOakington2320DusseldorfPoW Paradie Archive Database
16917 WeirL SWarrant Officer Class 2R148836RCAFBomber Command7Sqn
1944-03-30LancasterIIIND350MG-ZOakington2212NurnbergCrash landed at Feltwell Norfolk Paradie Archive Database
16918 WeirJ CPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command97Sqn (Straits Settlements)
1942-06-27LancasterIR5675OF-HWoodhall Spa2332BremenCrashed near Avenhorn HollandKilledBergen General Cemetery
Paradie Archive Database
16919 WeirJohnFlying OfficerC/1650PilotRCAFFighter Command401Sqn RCAF
1941-11-08SpitfireVbAB922 "Liphamola"YO-?Escort See archive report for further details PoW No: 715 Camp: Stalag Wegschelde (9B None - survived the warParadie Archive Database Some details here: Read Archive Report
16920 WeirJSergeantBomber Command433Sqn RCAF
1944-11-21HalifaxIIIMZ284BM-TSkipton on Swale1613Castrop-RauxelPoW
16921 WeisJoseph WilliamFlight LieutenantC1651CanadianPilotRCAFBomber Command408 (Goose) Sqn RCAF
1944-06-07LancasterIILL643EQ:QLinton on Ouse23:00AcheresSee Archive Report for detailsMissing - believed killedRunnymede Memorial. Panel 244Paradie Archive Database
16922 WeisHerbert StanleyPilot OfficerJ/47055CanadianWireless Op/Air GunnerRCAFRCAF Western Air Command 5 OTU RCAF1945-02-04LiberatorVIEW134RCAF Abbotsford13:40TrainingCrashed into Thorn Hill near Whonnock, British Columbia.KilledShaare Zion Congregational Cemetery, Grave 315, Montreal, Quebec. Canada.
Accident report
16923 WeiserWFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command405Sqn RCAF
1943-05-04HalifaxIIJB897LQ-TGransden Lodge2143DortmundCrash landed near Wyton Paradie Archive Database
16924 WeissG TFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command101Sqn
1944-11-04LancasterIME865SR-RLudford Magna1738BochumKilledRheinberg War Cemetery
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16925 WeissRFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command408Sqn RCAF
1943-03-01HalifaxIIDT797EQ-HLeeming1844BerlinCrashed SE of Bathmen HollandKilledBathmen General CemeteryParadie Archive Database
16926 WelchGordon GeorgeFlying OfficerJ/27563PilotRCAFBomber Command101Sqn
1944-06-16LancasterIIILM474N2RAF Ludford Magna, Lincolnshire.2341Sterkrade Crashed at Volkel {Noord-Brabant} KilledUden War Cemetery Holland. Grave reference 5.C.13Paradie Archive DatabaseRead Archive Report
16927 WelchH WPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command156Sqn
1943-02-19LancasterIIIED485GT-Warboys1807Wilhelmshaven?KilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
16928 WelchHenry MaxwellFlight SergeantJ/19121Air/GnrRCAFBomber Command76Sqn
1943-11-03HalifaxVLK681MP-A RAF Holme on Spalding Moor, Yorkshire Air TestSee archive report for further details KilledHarrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery, Section C Row D Grave 9
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16929 WelchH RFlight SergeantBomber Command405Sqn RCAF
1943-05-25HalifaxIIHR806LQ-DGransden Lodge22:54DusseldorfCrashed on take offInjured
16930 WelchISergeantBomber Command425Sqn RCAF
1944-04-22HalifaxIIILW633KW-OTholthorpe2230DusseldorfCrashed St-Oedenrode {Noord-Brabant}KilledEindhoven {Woensel} First French Canadian squadron
16931 WelchD HWarrant OfficerBomber Command427Sqn RCAF
1943-10-22HalifaxVDK182ZL-Leeming1725KasselTurned back came down Newton KymeKilled
16932 WelchD HSergeantBomber Command427Sqn RCAF
1943-07-29HalifaxVDK242ZL-TrainingCrash landed at Leeming
16933 WeldonE NFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command576Sqn
1945-02-21LancasterING464UL-O2Fiskerton1940DuisburgBaled out near Reims and abandoned Paradie Archive Database
16934 WelkJ GFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command420Sqn RCAF
1945-01-16Halifax IIINA183PT-MTholthorpe1834MagdeburgCrashed at BokensdorfKilledHannover War Cemetery
Paradie Archive Database
16935 WelleinJ CFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command49Sqn
1944-07-18LancasterIIIPB231EA-HFiskerton2240RevignyCrashed at St-Oeun-en-Domprot {Marne}PoW Paradie Archive Database
16936 WellerA LPilot OfficerJ17138RCAFBomber Command166Sqn
1943-03-09WellingtonIIIBK368AS-PKirmington1843GardeningCrashed twixt Grinsted and Filskov DenmarkKilledEsbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery DenmarkParadie Archive Database
16937 WellerH RFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command424Sqn RCAF
1944-06-28HalifaxIIILV910QB-YSkipton on Swale2222MetzPoW Paradie Archive Database
16938 WellerR DWarrant Officer Class 2RCAFBomber Command626Sqn
1944-05-03LancasterIDV281UM-D2Wickenby2157Mailly-le-CampCrashed St-remy-sous-Barbuise {Aube}KilledSt-Remy-sous-Barbuise ChurchyardParadie Archive Database
16939 WellerD A WSergeant1487005Bomber Command426Sqn RCAF
1943-04-10WellingtonXHE652KW-Dishforth2312FrankfurtCrashed at Virelles BelgiumKilledFlorennes Communal
16940 WellsA EFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command166Sqn
1945-01-07LancasterING290AS-BKirmington1820MunchenBelieved crashed 50KM SE StuttgartKilledDurnbach War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
16941 WellsJ RPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command425Sqn RCAF
1944-04-24HalifaxIIIMZ573KW-GTholthorpe2135KarlsruheShot down by Hptm Ernst Modrow. Abandoned and crashed OosterscheldePoW Paradie Archive DatabaseFirst French Canadian squadron

16942 WellsR ASergeantRCAFBomber Command427Sqn RCAF
1943-10-22HalifaxVLK633ZL-WLeeming1731KasselCrashed HarzbergKilledHannover War Cemetery
Paradie Archive Database
16943 WellwoodKenneth DouglasSergeantR/12275Age 25CanadaAir BomberRCAFBomber Command106Sqn
1943-09-03LancasterIED385ZN-?RAF Syerston, Nottinghamshire1930Berlin See archive report for further details KilledHannover War Cemetery. Grave 3.F.13

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16944 WellwoodNorman JosephSergeantR90177CanadianWireless Operator/Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command425 (Alouette) Sqn RCAF
1942-11-09WellingtonIIIBK557KW:SRAF Dishforth17:36HamburgCrashed at Bad ZHit by flak of Ugruko Süd (II. Marine Flak Brigade), 2./schw.Flat Abt. 117 (o) and 1.-4./schw.Flak Abt.531, crashed near Kreuzmoor, twixt Rasteade and Karel at 21:35 hrs. (Nachtjagd Combat Archive (30 May - 31 December 1942) The Early Years Part 3 - Theo Boiten)wischenahnPoW No. 909, Stalag Luft 6Paradie Archive DatabaseFirst French Canadian squadron

Promoted to Warrant Officer (WO) J96486 whilst as a PoW
16945 WelshRonald HansonFlight SergeantR/79382CanadianNavigatorRCAFBomber Command420Sqn RCAF
1943-01-21WellingtonIIIBJ966PT-RMiddleton St George1710GardeningShot down by night fighter pilot Major Helmut Lent of the Stab IV./NJG 1KilledRunnymede Memorial, Panel 186. United Kingdom
Accident report
16946 WelshB EFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command425Sqn RCAF
1944-07-28HalifaxIIIMZ641KW-KTholthorpe2205HamburgKilledRunnymede Paradie Archive DatabaseFirst French Canadian squadron
16947 WelshL AFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command78Sqn
1944-11-21HalifaxIIIMZ810EY-FBreighton1721SterkradeCrashed at Spaldington range on returnKilledHarrogate [Stonefall] CemeteryParadie Archive Database
16948 WelshRPilot OfficerBomber Command426Sqn RCAF
1944-11-02HalifaxVIINP696OW-MLinton on Ouse1606DusseldorfCrash landed at Brussels Airport
16949 WelshJSergeantBomber Command428Sqn RCAF
1943-01-31WellingtonXHE173NA-Dishforth212TrainingCrashed NW of base on take offInjured
16950 WelteKWarrant Officer Class 2RCAFBomber Command434Sqn RCAF
1944-02-24HalifaxVLK907WL-MCroft1704Air TestCrash landed at base on returnParadie Archive Database

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