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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
17051 WhytockR WSergeantRCAFBomber Command420 Sqd RCAF
1942-07-02HampdenIAT248PT-AWaddingtonBremenCrashed at Koudum HollandKilledHemelumer-Oldeferd Paradie Archive Database
17052 WibergR DSergeantRCAFBomber Command106 Sqd
1942-12-20LancasterIR5697ZN-Syerston1750DuisburgCrashed at OudelandsdijkKilledAmsterdam New EasternParadie Archive Database
17053 WickS APilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1944-03-24HalifaxIIILK805AL-HLeeming1900BerlinKilledBerlin 1939-1945 War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
17054 WickenG CFlight SergeantR97867RCAFBomber Command83 Sqd
1943-06-21LancasterIIIED997OL-RWyton2308KrefeldCrashed Haps HollandKilledJonkerbos War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
17055 WickenJ HFlying OfficerFighter418 Sqd RCAF
17056 WickensW RSergeantRCAFBomber Command1664 CU
1944-10-14HalifaxIIHR802DishforthDuisburgKilledRunnymede Paradie Archive Database
17057 WickensH AFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1944-06-15LancasterIIIJB729LQ-EGransden Lodge2338LensKilledRunnymede Paradie Archive Database
17058 WickensEPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command434 Sqd RCAF
1944-03-25HalifaxVLL225WL-LCroft1832AulnoyeCrash landed at Friston Sussex on returnParadie Archive Database
17059 WickettJ CWing CommanderFighter418 Sqd RCAF
17060 WicksPhilip FrancisSergeantR/180285Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command434 Sqd RCAF
1944-01-28HalifaxVLK740WL-VRAF Croft, Yorkshire2357Berlin See Archive report for further details KilledBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery. Collective grave 9.H.16-21Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
17061 WiddessW RFlying OfficerJ/13467PilotRCAFFighter198 Sqd
1943-12-31TyphoonIbJP652TRamrodCollided with nextKilledRunnymede Memorial United KingdomParadie Archive Database
17062 WidemanKSergeantRCAFBomber Command78 Sqd
1944-02-24HalifaxIIILW509EY-TBreighton1824SchweinfurtShot down near StuttgartPoWParadie Archive Database
17063 WidenojaEdwin TaunoFlying OfficerJ/27281Air BomberRCAFBomber Command433 Sqd RCAF
1944-05-08HalifaxIIIMZ828BM-H RAF Skipton-on-Swale, Yorkshire 1038St-Leu See Archive report for further details InjuredNone - understood to have survived the war Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
17064 WidlerJ ESergeantBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1943-09-05HalifaxIIHR810LQ-XGransden Lodge1925MannheimCrashed NusslochPoW
17065 WiensR CFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1944-08-16LancasterIIIPA988LQ-PGransden Lodge2100StettinEvader Paradie Archive Database
17066 WiensPeterSergeant Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1944-08-25LancasterXKB708VR-ERAF Middleton St George1934Russelsheim (Opel works) Crashed at Boscombe Down on return InjuredNone Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
17067 WigelsworthMSergeantBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1943-05-23HalifaxIIBB384VR-Middleton St George2301DortmundCrash landed Dinsdale on return
17068 WiggettRussell ThomasPilot OfficerJ/90359 / R/116330Age 22CanadianAir GunnerRCAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1943-04-04HalifaxIIBB336EQ-ORAF Leeming, Yorkshire2113KielSee archive report for further brief detailsPoW No: 1045 Camp: Stalag Luft HeydekrugNone - Survived the warParadie Archive Database
17069 WightmanE RFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1945-04-13LancasterXKB866VR-MMiddleton St George2022KielLost without traceKilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
17070 WigleyJ ASergeantR251303CanadianAir GunnerRCAFBomber Command420 (Snowy Owl) Sqn, RCAF
1944-09-15HalifaxIIINA629PT:WTholthorpe21:56KielThey bombed the at 01:19 hours from 1800ft before turning for home. On the return journey the hydraulic system failed, probably holed by Flak. The loss of hydraulics caused the flaps to lower followed by the undercarriage the the bomb doors. The wireless operator put out an SOS and despite attempts by the crew to rectify the situation, Motherwell was forced to ditching this highly dangerous configuration at 04:05 hours. They were 70 miles off the East Anglian coast. At times a search scene could resemble flies around a honeypot and this was the case during the search for Motherwell and his crew. Sqn Ldr Simpson in Hudson L/279 and Fg Off Garven in U/2279 were scrambled at 18:01 and 18:23 respectively. On arrival at the search area and they discovered three Lancasters and two Halifaxes, one of which was another 420 Sqn aircraft flown by Flt Lt E S Heimpel RCAF, circling two dinghies containing the seven survivors. The Hudsons dropped smoke floats to help mark the position and shortly afterwards a Walrus amphibian arrived and picked up the survivors. Sometime later an RML was homed to the area and the survivors were transferred to this from the Walrus. The RML then took the Walrus under tow and headed home. (Dinghy Drop: 279 Squadron RAF 1941-1946 - Tom Docherty)RescuedParadie Archive Database
17071 WigleyC V RFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command77 Sqd
1944-08-12HalifaxIIIMZ347KN-AFull Sutton2120BraunschweigKilledRunnymede Paradie Archive Database
17072 WikHFlight SergeantCHECKPilotRCAFFighter43 Sqd
1942-08-19HurricaneIIcBD712ZRecceKilled Paradie Archive Database
17073 WilbeeBruce GeorgeFlight SergeantR/63731CanadianWireless Operator/Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command77 Sqd
1941-09-20WhitleyVZ6934KN-Leeming1843Berlin?KilledBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery Coll.grave 7.K.19-22.Paradie Archive DatabaseSon to George and Jean Wilbee of Stratford, Ontario, Canada
17074 WilbyC FSergeantRCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1943-02-27HalifaxIIDT615VR-PMiddleton St George1825GardeningDitchedRescued Paradie Archive Database
17075 WilcockAlbert JamesFlight LieutenantJ/85391Air/BmrDFC

RCAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1944-09-26LancasterIIIPB129LQ-A RAF Gransden Lodge, Cambridgeshire 1200Cap Gris Nez See archive report for full details SurvivedNone - survived the war. Passed away 1981 Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
17076 WilcocksJ AWarrant OfficerPilotFighter403 Sqd RCAF
17077 WilcoxW GSergeantRCAFBomber Command102 Sqd (Ceylon)
1942-07-26HalifaxIIW1142DY-ATopcliffe2313HamburgCrashed off German CoastPoWParadie Archive Database
17078 WilcoxL RCorporalRCAFBomber Command425 Sqd RCAF
1944-04-24HalifaxIIIMZ525KW-TrainingCrashed TopcliffeKilled Paradie Archive DatabaseFirst French Canadian squadron
17079 WildeCharles GarnettFlight SergeantR/8543311 March 1920PilotRCAFBomber Command420 Sqd RCAF
1942-07-02HampdenIP5332PT-TWaddington2305BremenClaim by Fw Heinz Grimm 5/NJG 2 - 15km WNW Zwolle at 01:40. Crashed in an inlet called Ganzediep in Lake Zwarte Meer.KilledAmersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery Plot 13 Row 3 Grave 48
Paradie Archive DatabaseSon of Harry Milton Wilde and Mabel Lillian Wilde, of Richmound, Saskatchewan, Canada
17080 WildeJamesFlight SergeantR66444CanadianBomb AimerRCAFBomber Command426 (Thunderbird) Sqn RCAF
1943-10-07LancasterIIDS689OW:SLinton on Ouse20:32StuttgartSee Archive report for detailsKiARachecourt-sur-Blaise, France Cemetery. Grave 1.Paradie Archive Database
17081 WildfongG WFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command100 Sqd
1944-03-15LancasterIIIND681HW-BGrimsby1902StuttgartCrashed Bonneuil-les-EauxKilledPoix-de-la-SommeParadie Archive Database
17082 WildingJ AFlying OfficerDFC

RCAFBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1944-09-09HalifaxVIINP681OW-JLinton on Ouse621le HavreCrashed at WallingfordKilledBrookwood Military Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
17083 WileFloyd AlvinPilot OfficerJ18872CanadaNavigatorRCAFBomber Command617 Sqn
1943-05-16LancasterIIIED864AJ:BScampton21:59Chastise: Dambusters RaidSee Archive report for detailsKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery. Grave 21.D.15
Paradie Archive Database
17084 WilesA ASergeantBomber Command424 Sqd RCAF
1943-02-24WellingtonXHE369QB-PTopcliffe1820WilhelmshavenCrashed on return to baseKilled
17085 WileyJ WFlying OfficerJ/13479PilotRCAFFighter1 Sqd
1943-11-25TyphoonIbJP592RamrodKilledCherbourg Old Communal Cemetery FranceParadie Archive Database
17086 WileyGeorge WilliamPilot OfficerJ723424th January 1922 in London, OntarioCanadianPilotMiD

RCAFMiddle East Command112 (Fighter) Sqn
1943-03-10P-40K42-45798GA:?Neffatia, Tunisia15:45Fighter EscortSee Archive report for detailsPoW No. 930, Stalag Luft 3/MurderedPoznań Old Garrison Cemetery Grave 7.D.2.Son of Morley Riley and Ethel May (née Root) Wiley of Windsor, Ontario, Canada.
17087 WilkeA ESergeant1575740Bomber Command431 Sqd RCAF
1943-06-22WellingtonXHE394SE-VBurn2319MulheimCrashed near MonchengladbachKilledRheinberg War Cemetery
17088 WilkieSergeantRCAFBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1942-04-12HampdenIAT120EQ-Balderton2129Essen?KilledParadie Archive Database
17089 WilkieR JPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1944-06-28HalifaxVIILM198OW-VLinton on Ouse2218MetzEvader Paradie Archive Database
17090 WilkinRichard PenningtonSquadron LeaderJ/6026CanadianPilotDFC

MC (Czech)

RCAFBomber Command138 Sqd (Special)
1943-09-20HalifaxVDG252NF-BTempsfordSOEOperation Gatarrh 14/Leek 9 over Holland. Crashed in the sea off the Frisians.KilledTerschelling (West-Terschelling) General Cemetery Grave 109Paradie Archive Database All available evidence suggests that this Halifax was operated by a five man crew.

Son of William Lewis Wilkin and Hilda Richardson Wilkin, of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
17091 WilkinsJSergeantRCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1944-11-01LancasterXKB767VR-UMiddleton St George1701OberhausenCrash landed at Manston Paradie Archive Database
17092 WilkinsG WFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command420 Sqd RCAF
1944-10-30HalifaxIIILW388PT-DTholthorpe1704KolnCrashed at Manston Kent on return Paradie Archive Database
17093 WilkinsW TSergeantBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1944-08-07HalifaxVIINP713EQ-XLinton on Ouse2051CaenCrashed at East Moor on return
17094 WilkinsW CSergeantBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
17095 WilkinsonG LSergeantRCAFBomber Command10 OTU
1942-06-25WhitleyVP4944?-AAbingdon2252Bremen?KilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
17096 WilkinsonArthur MorleySergeantR/182329Air/GnrRCAFBomber Command115 Sqd
1943-12-29LancasterIIDS834KO-FRAF Witchford, Cambridgeshire1728Berlin See archive report for full details KilledTungelroij Roman Catholic Cemetery Row 1. Grave 1Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
17097 WilkinsonHorace Edward JohnSergeantR79192CanadianWireless Operator/Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command142 Sqn
1942-11-16WellingtonIIIBK278QT:CRAF Grimsby, Lincolnshire17:14GardeningSee archive report for further informationPoW No: 911, Stalag 11bParadie Archive Database
17098 WilkinsonJoseph LorneFlight SergeantR152849CanadianPilotRCAFBomber Command429 (Bison) Sqn RCAF
1944-01-28HalifaxVLK746AL:KLeeming00:11BerlinClaim by Hptm Paul Semrau Stab III./NJG2 - Brusendorf at 03:30. The aircraft was shot down from 18,000ft and crashed into trees near Teltow some 16km from the the centre of Berlin. Those who perished were initially buried at Kiekebusch Cemtery Teltow.PoW No. 928, Stalag Luft 6Paradie Archive Database
17099 WIlkinsonC WFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command432 Sqd RCAF
1944-12-06HalifaxIIINP695QO-KEast Moor1613OsnabruckPoWParadie Archive Database
17100 WilkinsonThomas EdwardFlight SergeantR1614872nd December 1917 in Toronto, OntarioCanadianBomb AimerRCAFBomber Command76 Sqn
1944-03-24HalifaxIIILK790MP:KHolme on Spalding Moor18:55BerlinClaimed by Hptm. Berthold Ney, his 5th Abschuss, from Stab III./NJG2 in the Wismar area at 5.800 m at 22:01 hrs. Victory confirmed on the 7th September 1944. (Nachtjagd Combat Archive (16 March 1944 - 11 May 1944) Part 2 - Theo BoitenKilledBerlin 1939-1945 War CemeteryParadie Archive DatabaseCommissioned and promoted to Plt Off. (J86917) with effect 23rd March 1944

Son of Arthur Davis and Edith (née Maughan) Wilkinson from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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