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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
301 AndrewsD RPilot OfficerRCAFCoastal Command415 Sqd RCAF
1944-07-28HalifaxIIIMZ6866U-UEast Moor2218HamburgCrashed on take off Paradie Archive Database
302 AndrewsE JFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command420 Sqd RCAF
1944-05-27HalifaxIIIMZ502PT-UTholthorpe2334Bourg-LeopoldCrashed Overpelt {Limburg}KilledHeverlee War Cemetery BelgiumParadie Archive Database
303 AndrewsD JFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1945-01-16Halifax VIINP795OW-TLinton on Ouse1835MagdeburgTyre burst on take off Paradie Archive Database
304 AndrewsEdward JosephFlying OfficerJ/14390RCAFBomber Command428 Sqd RCAF
1943-08-02HalifaxVEB274NA-HMiddleton St George2247HamburgShot down by Hpt. Hans JabsKilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database Attacker

Paradie Archive
305 AndrewsWFlight SergeantR104347RCAFBomber Command51 Sqd
1943-06-24HalifaxIIJD250MH-RSnaith2313WuppertalCrashed off Noordwijk HollandKilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
306 AndrewsW HFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command57 Sqd
1944-01-28LancasterIIIJB311DX-BEast Kirkby2342BerlinKilledBerlin 1939-1945 War CemeteryParadie Archive Database
307 AndrewsR ASergeantBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1943-08-02HalifaxIIHR871LQ-BGransden Lodge2258HamburgAbandoned over Swedish territoryInterned
308 AndrewsJ MSergeantCoastal Command415 Sqd RCAF
1945-04-10Halifax IIINA1856U-BEast Moor1347LeipzigKilledBerlin 1939-45 War Cemetery
309 AndrewsJ MSergeantCoastal Command415 Sqd RCAF
1945-02-08Halifax IIINR2496U-JEast Moor256Wanne-Eickel
310 AngeliniSamuelFlying OfficerJ/37114CanadianPilotRCAF2 TAF439 Sqd RCAF
1945-01-01TyphoonIbMN5895V-BB.78 Eindhoven NL09:45Armed recceShot down by enemy fighterKilledGroesbeek Canadian War Cemetery XV. D. 7, NL
Accident report
311 AngellJ LSergeantBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1941-06-16WellingtonIcW5522LQ-QPocklington2303Koln? Killed
312 AngersJ A A A BSergeantRCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1942-06-16WellingtonIIIX3359VR-NMildenhall2355EssenCrashed near WuustwezelEvader Paradie Archive Database
313 AnglinWilliam SherronWarrant OfficerR/95701Air/GnrRCAFBomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1943-05-29WellingtonXHZ471AL-MRAF East Moor, North Yorkshire2236Wuppertal See archive report for further details Missing - believed killedRunnymede Memorial Panel 179Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
314 AngusD C BSergeantBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1943-08-17HalifaxIIHR817LQ-CGransden LodgePeenemundeShot down near FlensburgKilledKiel War Cemetery
315 AngusJack WilsonFlight Sergeant1553115Air Gunner (Rear)RAFVRBomber Command78 Sqn
1944-06-07HalifaxIIIMZ577EY:OBreighton22:50Juvisy sur Orge Rail CommunicationsClaim by Oblt Jakob Schaus 4./NJG4 – W-SW-S of Paris (AD-AE-BD-BE): 1,800m at 01:16. (Nachtjagd Combat Archives 1944 Part 3 -Theo Boiten). Crashed 4km South of Lieusaint.PoW, No. 78390, Buchenwald/PoW No. 8074, Stalag Luft 3Whilst evading he was betrayed and arrested by the Gestapo then and taken to the Fresnes prison located to the south of Paris.  This was were French political prisoners were held and ordinarily Allied airmen, after questioning, were moved to a PoW Camp.  In the summer of 1944, with the Allies having liberated Paris and closing in, the Gestapo guards started reducing the prison population by execution, and then relocating surviving prisoners to various concentration camps east of France.

On the 15th August 1944 he was one of 169 Allied PoWs and hundreds of French men and women who were packed into a freight train and transported to Buchenwald concentration camp on a journey lasting five days.  Note: Fg Off. J.M. Stevenson C27788 RCAF escaped from the train and successfully evaded. Buchenwald was located 8 km north of Weimar, in the German province of Thüringen.

Sqn Ldr. Lamason and Fg Off. Chapman succeeded in getting all but two of the Allied PoWs transferred to Stalag Luft 3. Two airmen, 1st Lt. Levitt Clinton Beck Jr. O-736945, US AAF and Fg Off. Philip Derek Hermmens, 152583, RAFVR, died in the camp hospital.
316 AnnableH CFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1944-09-18LancasterXKB735VR-OMiddleton St George1534WalcherenCrash landed at East Moor on return Paradie Archive Database
317 AnnandG RSergeantRCAFBomber Command428 Sqd RCAF
1943-09-23HalifaxVDK271NA-QMiddleton St George1857MannheimCrashed GeinsheimPoW Paradie Archive Database
318 AnnisL DWarrant Officer Class 2RCAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1944-01-14LancasterIIIJA974LQ-VGransden Lodge1707BraunschweigKilledHannover War Cemetery
Paradie Archive Database
319 AnnisL DSergeantR100619RCAFBomber Command420 Sqd RCAF
1943-04-26WellingtonXHE771PT-CroftDuisburgCrashed on return to baseInjured Paradie Archive Database
320 AnsellR FSergeantBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1942-06-27HalifaxIIW1175LQ-QPocklington2332BremenPresumed lost over the seaKilledRunnymede
321 AnsleyDSergeant1183277Bomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1943-03-28HalifaxIIBB283VR-OMiddleton St George1940St-NazaireShot down near Nantes FranceKilledEscoublac la Baule War Cemetery
322 AnthonyA HFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1943-08-10LancasterIIIJA920LQ-EGransden Lodge2205NurnbergCrashed at base on return Paradie Archive Database
323 AnthonyKPilot OfficerPilotFighter403 Sqd RCAF
1941-08-19SpitfireVR7342KCircus 81Failed to returnPoW
324 AntonekC JFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command424 Sqd RCAF
1945-03-05LancasterING458QB-HSkipton on Swale1642ChemnitzPoW Paradie Archive Database
325 AnweilerR RFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command158 Sqd
1945-02-21Halifax IIINR177NP-WLissett1706WormsCrashed at OdenbachPoWParadie Archive Database
326 AplinW G JSergeant1314645Bomber Command429 Sqd RCAF
1943-03-29WellingtonIIIBJ920AL-East Moor1947BochumCrashed target areaKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery
327 AplinJ HSergeantBomber Command432 Sqd RCAF
1944-01-14LancasterIIDS850QO-MEast Moor1703BraunschweigCrashed near NordhornKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery
328 AplinJSergeantBomber Command432 Sqd RCAF
1943-12-02LancasterIIDS851QO-DEast Moor1706BerlinCrashed on return to base
329 ApperleyN HSergeant1337474Bomber Command431 Sqd RCAF
1943-07-03WellingtonXLN284SE-QBurn2300KolnCrashed near targetKilledRheinberg War Cemetery
330 ApperleyH HSergeantBomber Command431 Sqd RCAF
1943-06-11WellingtonXHF543SE-PBurn2325DusseldorfLanded at Oulton and collided with next
331 AppersonMaxwell WarnockSergeant5344371918Flight EngineerRAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1942-07-23HalifaxIIW7769LQ-KPocklington37DuisburgJust before 0500 the a/c was in the circuit of Pocklington airfield prior to landing when the port outer engine failed. This failure was due to a coolant leak which led to the engine overheating. Around the moment the engine caught fire the flight engineer assumed that the failure was down to a fuel supply shortage to the engine so switched the fuel cocks that supplied the fuel to both port engines. This resulted in the port inner engine's fuel supply being cut off. The a/c swung, and the port wing dropped causing a loss of control resulting in the a/c diving into the ground. It crashed into houses and then the school on New Street in Pocklington. (Aircraft Accidents in Yorkshire)KilledBarmby on the Moor (St Catherine) Churchyard Row F Grave 1.
332 ApplebyJ RSergeantBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1942-01-15HampdenIAE393EQ-GBalderton1715HamburgCrashed at Howgill ScarKilled
333 ApplegarthT ASergeantRCAFBomber Command57 Sqd
1944-06-21LancasterIIILM580DX-LEast Kirkby2307WesselingCrashed at As-en-Campine {Limburg}PoW Paradie Archive Database
334 ApplegateErnest ArthurFlight SergeantR/103626CanadianAir GunnerRCAFBomber Command12 Sqd
1943-04-11LancasterIIIED714PH-WickenbyBombingMid air collision with 103 Sqn Lancaster I W4828KilledLe Mans West Cemetery, Plot 38. 1939-45 Row B. Grave 8. France.
Accident report
335 ApplinD JSergeantRCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1944-06-12LancasterXKB731VR-SMiddleton St George2140CambraiCrashed near Vieux-Berquin {Nord}KilledVieux-Berguin Communal Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
336 AppsGeoffrey Frank RoweFlight LieutenantJ/20673CanadianPilotRCAFEastern Air Command11 Sqd RCAF1945-02-19LiberatorVI3715FRCAF Dartmouth, Nova ScotiaAnti-SubmarineFailed to return, crashed at seaMissingOttawa Memorial, Panel 4. Column 2. Canada.
Accident report
337 ArbicH CSergeantR/90583Wireless OperatorRCAFBomber Command156 Sqd
1942-12-20WellingtonIIIZ1660GT-Warboys1802DuisburgConed by 3/Flakscheinw Abt 409. Hit by lei Heimat 22/VI. (Nachtjagd Combat Archives The Early Years Part 3 - Theo Boiten)PoW No. 27338, Stalag 344 Lamsdorf Paradie Archive Database
338 ArbourJ E J GFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1944-05-12HalifaxIIILW682OW-MLinton on Ouse2211LeuvenCrashed Schendelbeke {oost-Vlaanderen}KilledGeraardsbergen Communal Cemetery Paradie Archive DatabaseRead Archive Report
339 ArbuckleISergeantRCAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1942-10-15HalifaxIIW7854LQ-TTopcliffe1855KolnCrashed Waterloo SSE of BrusselsKilledBrussels Town Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
340 ArcandJ J RSergeantRCAFBomber Command425 Sqd RCAF
1945-03-15Halifax IIIPN172KW-GTholthorpe1730HagenKilledHotton War CemeteryParadie Archive DatabaseFirst French Canadian squadron
341 ArchambaultJ RFlight SergeantR108014RCAFBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1943-06-21HalifaxIIDT772EQ-ELeeming2340KrefeldCrashed Zeist HollandKilledAmersfoort (Oud Leusden) Gen Cemetery
Paradie Archive Database
342 ArcherJ CFlight SergeantR141130RCAFBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1943-05-04HalifaxIIHR658EQ-VLeeming2240Dortmund?KilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
343 ArcherW EFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command424 Sqd RCAF
1945-01-12Halifax IIILV998QB-YSkipton on Swale1724GardeningKilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
344 ArcherR WFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command550 Sqd
1944-07-28LancasterIIILM455BQ-TNorth Killingholme2127StuttgartCrashed at Blamont {Meurthe-et-Moselle}KilledBlamont Communal Cemetery Paradie Archive Database
345 ArcherPhillip Leslie IrvingSquadron LeaderJ350810th February 1917 in Bridgetown, Barbados, West IndiesBarbadosPilotDFC

RCAFFighter421 (Red Indian) Sqn RCAF
1943-06-17SpitfireIXLZ996AU:?6RedhillRodeoShot down by JG26 Fw190 near St. Omar, FranceKiALonguenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, Plot 8. Row A. Grave 1. France
Montreal - 13 February 1940
Memorial Courtesy of Paul Standing
Spitfire IIA R7195 - 9th July 1941

Spitfire VB W3330 - 21st August 1941

DFC awarded to Acting Flt Lt. Archer whilst with 416 Sqn, RCAF. London Gazette 11th September 1942. Citation: "Acting Flight Lieutenant Phillip Leslie Irving ARCHER (Can/J.3508), Royal Canadian Air Force, No. 416 (R.C.A.F.) Squadron. This officer has completed a large number of sorties over enemy territory and has destroyed at least 4 enemy aircraft. On one occasion, although wounded in the leg, Flight Lieutenant Archer flew his badly damaged aircraft back to base where he executed a skilful landing. He is a most efficient leader."

He was possibly on his last sortie as CO of 402 Sqn, RCAF before taking over 421 Sqn, RCAF

He flew 182.05 operational hours and 76 sorties over enemy territory

Son of Frederic Leslie (deceased in May 1937) and Millicent Beryl (née Philips) Archerr, of Hastings St. Michael, Barbados. B. Sc.
346 ArcherPhilip Leslie IrvingPilot OfficerJ350810th February 1917 in Bridgetown, Barbados, West IndiesBarbadosPilotRCAFFighter92 Sqn
1941-07-09SpitfireIIaR7195QJ:?Biggin HillSweepAircraft damaged by Bf109. Spitfire was repairedSafe
Montreal - 13th February 1940
Spitfire VB W3330 - 21st August 1941

Spitfire IX LZ996 - 17th June 1943
347 ArcherPhilip Leslie IrvingPilot OfficerJ350810th February 1917 in Bridgetown, Barbados, West IndiesBarbadosPilotRCAFFighter92 Sqn
1941-08-21SpitfireVbW3330QJ:?Biggin HillSweepSlightly wounded in legs during combat with a Bf109. Spitfire was repairedWiA
Montreal - 13th February 1940
Spitfire IIA R7195 - 9th July 1941

Spitfire IX LZ996 - 17th June 1943
348 ArcherElwood WSergeantAir Gunner (Rear)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
349 ArchibaldL PPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1943-12-16LancasterIIDS846OW-XLinton on Ouse1622BerlinCrashed near VerdenKilledHannover War Cemetery
Paradie Archive Database
350 ArchibaldJ SFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command434 Sqd RCAF
1944-08-16HalifaxIIILK786WL-SCroft2155KielCrashed off ScarboroughParadie Archive Database

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