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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
1851 BrownH LSergeantRCAFBomber Command467 Sqd RAAF
1943-02-19LancasterIED525PO-Bottesford1757Wilhelmshaven?KilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
1852 BrownWilliamFlight SergeantR111993RCAFBomber Command51 Sqd
1943-05-23HalifaxIIHR835MH-Snaith2357DortmundCrashed EssenKilledReichswald Forest War CemeteryParadie Archive DatabaseParadie Archive

Aircrew Deaths Database
1853 BrownDavid OscarFlying OfficerJ/35242RCAFBomber Command514 Sqd
1944-07-20LancasterIME858JI-JWaterbeach2307HombergCrashed at Hunsel {Limburg}KilledHunsel RC CemeteryParadie Archive Database Paradie Archive
1854 BrownWilliam EarleWarrant Officer Class 2RCAFBomber Command514 Sqd
1944-05-21LancasterIIDS781JI-RWaterbeach2245DuisburgKilledRunnymede Paradie Archive DatabaseParadie Archive

Aircrew Deaths Database
1855 BrownJ WFlight SergeantNavRCAFBomber Command550 Sqd
1944-10-14LancasterING133BQ-F2North Killingholme639DuisburgExploded & crashed at BaerlKilledReichswald Forest War CemeteryParadie Archive DatabaseParadie Archive
1856 BrownE JFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command625 Sqd
1944-09-11LancasterING239CF-AKelstern824Wanne-EickelKilledReichswald Forest War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1857 BrownD CSergeantRCAFBomber Command626 Sqd
1944-06-30LancasterIIIND952UM-E2Wickenby2210Vierzon Crashed at Theillay {Loir-et-Cher} KilledTheillay Communal CemeteryParadie Archive DatabaseParadie Archive
1858 BrownHarold EarlFlight LieutenantJ/8965Age 29CanadianPilotRCAFBomber Command627 Sqn
1944-09-27MosquitoB.XXKB366AZ-ORAF Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire02:50KaiserslauternShot down by flak and crashed near the railway repair shops at Kaiserslautern. The crew were initially buried a few yards from the wreckage.KilledRheinberg War Cemetery 2.K.20

Courtesy Oleg Marin


Paradie Archive DatabaseBorn on the 26th April 1915 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Son of Harley E. and Mary Brown. Worked for Winnipeg Free Press prior to enlisting on the 18th April 1941 at Winnipeg. Husband of Jessie McDougall Brown (née McDougall later Stone then Leary - died 21st August 1996 age 82), of Rolla, North Dakota, USA. Grave inscription: 'He Is Not Forgotten'. Harold Brown Bay, in the Nelson River, Manitoba was named after him in 1995
1859 BrownL ESergeantRCAFBomber Command76 Sqd
1941-08-12HalifaxIL9562MP-Middleton St George2129BerlinCrashed on return to baseKilledWrentham SFKParadie Archive Database
1860 BrownJ B FPilot Officer RCAFBomber Command78 Sqd
1942-04-29HalifaxIIW7663EY-Croft2103Oostende?KilledDunkerque Town CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1861 BrownGrant Le RoyFlying OfficerJ18354Bomb AimerRCAFBomber Command83 Sqn
1944-05-09LancasterIIIND494OL:GConingsby22:28GennevilliersClaim by Walter Prues 7/NJG1 - 26km North East of Lisieux: 1,500m at 01:02. (Nachtjagd Combat Archives 1944 Part 2 - Theo Boiten). The aircraft was hit by light flak at low level when passing close to Rouen homebound. Flt Lt. Meredith tried to gain height, but the Lancaster was attacked by a night fighter, which set the starboard wing on fire, and a crash-landing was carried out on a hillside between Rouen and Caen, about twenty miles short of the Normandy coast. (83 Squadron - Chris Ward)PoW No. 4899, Stalag Luft 3Paradie Archive Database
1862 BrownI APilot OfficerJ9127RCAFBomber Command1942-07-28OxfordN4647Crashed OssingtonKilledOllertonParadie Archive Database
1863 BrownD BFlight SergeantR98439RCAFBomber Command76 Sqd
1943-05-04HalifaxVDK134MP-YLinton on Ouse2206Dortmund Crashed SW of Doetinchem Holland PoWParadie Archive DatabaseParadie Archive
1864 BrownWilliam Raymond JamesPilot OfficerJ/4785Age 26CanadianObserverRCAFBomber Command99 Sqd
1941-09-28WellingtonIcT2879LN-?RAF Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire1920Genoa, Italy See archive report for further details KilledHarlingen General Cemetery Plot E Row 1 grave 8
Paradie Archive DatabaseRead Archive Report
Son of James and Eleanor Brown; husband of Mrs. W. R. J. Brown, of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1865 BrownArthurFlying OfficerJ/9906Air/BmrRCAFBomber Command420 Sqd1943-08-15WellingtonB.XHE524PT-?Kairouan/ Zina TunisiaPizzo and Lamezia, Italy See archive report for further details Missing - believed killedMalta Memorial. Panel 10. Column 1Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
1866 BrownCharles Douglas GrantFlight SergeantR/67587Age 24CanadaPilotRCAFCoastal Command404 Sqd1942-02-21BlenheimIVV5433EE-F RAF Sumburgh, Shetland Islands, Scotland 830Recce See archive report for further details KilledLerwick New Cemetery. Terrace 7B. grave 2Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
1867 BrownRobert BurnsFlying OfficerJ22358NavigatorRCAF (Middle East Command)Bomber Command425 Sqd RCAF
1943-06-29WellingtonXMS496KW-QRAF Kairouan, Tunisia21.31Messina, SicilyNot knownMissing believed killedMalta Memorial Panel 10 Column 1First French Canadian squadron
Read Archive Report
1868 BrownW H HTechnical SergeantUSAAFBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1944-02-19LancasterIILL720EQ-RLinton on Ouse2348LeipzigKilledNeuville-en-Condroz
1869 BrownG RSergeant / Pilot OfficerJ/17567PilotFighter403 Sqd RCAF
1943-05-31SpitfireIXLZ955CircusAbandonedKilledRunnymede Memorial United Kingdom
1870 BrownTSergeantBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1941-07-06WellingtonIcW5490LQ-DPocklington2240DortmundCrashed on return to base Injured
1871 BrownRSergeantBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1942-01-21HampdenIX3051EQ-VBalderton1750Bremen?KilledRunnymede
1872 BrownCliffordSergeant1356420UKAir GunnerRAFVRBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1942-03-27HampdenIAT176EQ-ABalderston1921GardeningShot down by night fighter pilot Hptm Helmut Lent of the II/NJG 2, flying a Do 215 B-5 or Bf 110 from Leeuwarden airfield.KilledRunnymede
1873 BrownD L GWarrant OfficerR109630Bomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1943-07-13HalifaxIIDT769EQ-TLeeming.0008.AachenCrashed Fellenoord HollandKilledBergen op Zoom Canadian
1874 BrownRichard Cyril Joseph 'Dick', 'Sid'Flying OfficerJ/2014812 Feb 1921, Halifax, CanadaCanadianPilotRCAFFighter414 Sqn RCAF
1944-06-14MustangIAP205RU-?Tactical reconnaissanceHit by flak and bailed out near Le Beny-BocagePoW, Stalag Luft 3 SaganSurvived the warRCAF Notes Database, Paradie Archive
1875 BrownWFlying Officer154988Fighter418 Sqd RCAF
1945-01-14MosquitoVIRG571GPatrolCrashed on returnKilledTickhill (St- Mary) Churchyard United Kingdom
1876 BrownTFlying Officer127127Bomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1943-05-12HalifaxIJB861VR-CMiddleton St George2314DuisburgCrashed near ZuidlandKilledRotterdam (Crooswijk)
1877 BrownHSergeantBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1943-09-23HalifaxIIJD457VR-FMiddleton St George1902Mannheim?KilledRheinberg War Cemetery
1878 BrownK JPilot OfficerBomber Command420 Sqd RCAF
1943-03-01WellingtonIIIZ1724PT-CTrainingCrashed near Leeming airfieldKilled
1879 BrownHSergeantBomber Command424 Sqd RCAF
1944-06-28HalifaxIIILV910QB-YSkipton on Swale2222MetzEvader
1880 BrownJohn FrancisPilot OfficerJ867517th Mar 1921CanadianWireless Operator/Air GunnerRCAFBomber Command427 (Lion) Sqn RCAF
1944-05-27HalifaxIIILV831ZL:PLeeming23:31Bourg-LeopoldClaim by Fw Hans-Eugen Gienanth 11/NJG1 - Genappe: 2,600m at 02:17. (Nachtjagd Combat Archives 1944 Part 3 - Theo Boiten) The aircraft plunged out of the sky and collided with 429 (Bison) Sqn RCAF Halifax MZ295. Both aircraft exploded over Baisy-Thy 2km SSE of of Genappe.KilledHaverlee War Cemetery 2.H.10
Accident report
1881 BrownK ASergeantBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1943-10-22HalifaxVDK182ZL-Leeming1725KasselTurned back came down Newton KymeKilled
1882 BrownH GSergeantBomber Command428 Sqd RCAF
1943-09-06HalifaxVDK196NA-ZMiddleton St George1929MunchenCrash landed near les VertusPoW
1883 BrownDFlight Sergeant1582632Bomber Command428 Sqd RCAF
1943-07-13HalifaxVDK257NA-QMiddleton St George2345AachenCrashed GenderenPoW
1884 BrownM PSergeant778810Bomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1943-04-26WellingtonXHE382AL-Dalton.0046.DuisburgCrashed at Bornerboek HollandKilledBorne {Bornerbroek} RC
1885 BrownG F Sergeant1318730UKBomb AimerRAFVRBomber Command431 Sqd RCAF
1943-12-03HalifaxVEB137SE-NTholthorpe2339LeipzigShot down by night fighter of 12./NJG 1KilledBergen General Cemetery, Netherlands; Plot 2. Row B. Coll. grave 8-12Accident report
1886 BrownRobert J.Pilot OfficerJ/19419CanadianBomb AimerRCAFBomber Command434 Sqd RCAF
1944-01-29HalifaxVEB256WL-SCroft08:00BerlinDamaged by cannon fire from nightfighter, crashed near Flixton, Scarborough.Bailed out safelyAccident report
1887 BrownJohn KerkFlying OfficerJ/44181CanadianPilotRCAF2 TAF438 Sqd RCAF
1945-04-16TyphoonIbMP192F3-JB-78 EindhovenArmed recceShot down by flak, bailed successfullyPoW
Accident report
1888 BrownRaymond AlexanderFlying OfficerJ/21136CanadianPilotDFC
RCAF2 TAF439 Sqd RCAF
1944-06-23TyphoonIbMN6635V-RAF HurnArmed recceHit by flak. Pilot abandoned aircraft off the Isle of WightRescued Accident report
1889 BrownMark HenryWing Commander37904CanadaCanadianPilotDFC & Bar

Czech War Cross
RAFMediterranean249 Sqd
1941-11-12HurricaneIIZ239716.95RAF Takali MaltaArmed recceShot down by flak while straffing Italian airfield at Gela SicilyKilledCatania War Cemetery, Sicily, Grave III. G. 24
Accident report
1890 BrownFlight SergeantCanadianWireless Operator/Air GunnerRCAFCoastal Command407 Sqn RCAF
1942-05-15HudsonVAM626RR:KBircham Newton20:39Strike MissionLed the second formation of a strike force from 320 Sqn (9 aircraft) and 407 Sqn (12 aircraft) which was sortied to attack an east-bound convoy of German ships off the Dutch Frisian Islands. The a/c was hit in the cockpit, wings and tail damaging the Instruments and hydraulics. Force-landed at Docking.Uninjured
1891 BrownEugene DeverleFlight LieutenantJ/21414USAPilotRCAF2 TAF21 Sqd
1945-02-10MosquitoVIHR345YH-B.87 Rosières-en-SanterreNight intruderMissingKilledRheinberg War Cemetery, 17. A. 3., Germany
Accident report
1892 BrowneD EFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1943-02-13StirlingIR9316AA-KNewmarket1753LorientAbandoned near PlouayPoWParadie Archive Database
1893 BrownellJ FFlying OfficerJ40341Probably CanadianAir BomberRCAFBomber Command425 Sqd RCAF
1945-03-05Halifax IIIMZ454KW-SRAF Tholthorpe, Yorkshire1640ChemnitzSee archive report for detailsBaled out - survived None - thought to have survived the war Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
1894 BrownleeI G TFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command76 Sqd
1944-08-12HalifaxIIILL578MP-H BarHolme on Spalding Moor2129RusselheimCrashed at HammKilledCholoy War Cemetery FranceParadie Archive Database
1895 BrownlessTSergeantBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1943-08-02HalifaxIIHR849LQ-EGransden Lodge2301Hamburg?Killed
1896 BrubakerD WPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command149 Sqd (East India)
1941-10-20WellingtonIcZ8795OJ-CMildenhall1829BremenCrashed in River ScheldeKilledSchoonlselhof Cemetery {Antwerpen} BelgiumParadie Archive Database
1897 BruceH E VPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command35 Sqd (Madras Presidency)
1942-07-25HalifaxIIW1147TL-JLinton on Ouse.0003.DuisburgCrashed near 's-Hertogenbosch HollandKilledParadie Archive Database
1898 BruceAFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command625 Sqd
1944-09-11LancasterING239CF-AKelstern824Wanne-EickelKilledReichswald Forest War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
1899 BruceJ SFlight LieutenantBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1944-08-16LancasterIIIPB239LQ-DGransden Lodge2115KielCrashed off DenmarkKilledRunnymede
1900 BruceA W AWarrant OfficerNZ412786Bomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1943-06-24HalifaxIIJD147VR-CMiddleton St George2240WuppertalCrashed SW of Roermond HollandPoW

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