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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 BernardA GFlight SergeantRNZAFBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1943-11-22StirlingIIILJ453AA-KMepal1714BerlinCrashed near GemmerichKilledRheinberg War Cemetery
302 BerneyRichard BruceSquadron LeaderNZ/40750Born on the 09th December 1916New Zealand PilotDFM. MiD. AFC. MiD. DFC (USA)RNZAFFerry CommandFerry Flight RNZAF1947-08-27MosquitoFB.VIHR375Not issued-1019Ferry flightSee archive report for further brief detailsMissing -believed killed Runnymede Memorial. Panel 287

Courtesy Murray Fearon

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303 BerrimanW J HSergeantBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1942-11-28StirlingIBK608AA-TNewmarket1810TorinoCrash landed at Stradishall
304 BerryAlex EdwardSquadron LeaderNZ/43023Age 25New ZealanderPilotDFCRNZAFFighter Command3 Sqd
1942-08-19HurricaneIIbAM286QO-?RAF Hunsdon, Hertfordshire1345JubileeSee archive report for further details KilledDieppe Canadian War Cemetery. Grave J.45.Read Archive Report
305 BerryESergeantBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1943-01-23StirlingIR9248AA-HNewmarket1746LorientCrashed at St Thegonnec FranceKilledSt Thegonnec Communal
306 BerthelsenF JSergeantRNZAFBomber Command149 Sqd (East India)
1942-08-24StirlingIW7572OJ-RLakenheath2045FrankfurtCrashed at Thieulain BelgiumEvader
307 BerthelsenF JSergeantRNZAFBomber Command149 Sqd (East India)
1942-08-17StirlingIW7589OJ-PLakenheath2215OsnabruckCrashed S of Southery NORFOLK
308 BertramRPilot OfficerBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1942-06-29WellingtonIIIZ1616AA-DFeltwellBremenCrashed at Methwold NFKKilled
309 BetleyRoland Desmond ErnestFlight Sergeant4214951922New ZealanderPilotRNZAFBomber Command75 Sqn RNZAF
1944-06-15LancasterILL888AA:XMepal23:09ValenciennesClaim by Oblt Peter Ehrhardt 9/NJG5 - Cambrai/Lille/Valenciennes area: 2,000m at 00:52. (Nachtjagd Combat Archives 1944 Part 3 - Theo Boiten) Crashed Rieux-en-Cambresis (Nord) 9km ENE of CambraiKilledRieux Communal Cemetery Coll. Grave 8-10Six of the crew were found. with the wreckage. The seventh, and RAF member of the crew, appears to have died on baling out, his body being found by local inhabitants a few km to the NW. He was buried at Iway before being reinterred alongside his comrades at Rieux.

Son of John Ernest Betley and of Amy Violet Betley (nee Shaw), of Hastings, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand; husband of Barbara Isobel May Betley, of Oroua Downs, Wellington, New Zealand.
310 BevanLeslie SydneySergeant41565New ZealanderAir GunnerRNZAFBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1942-09-08WellingtonIIIBJ596AA-MildenhallFrankfurtHit by flak in the target area causing catastrophic damage. The crew was forced to abandon the burning a/c and all successfully reached the ground, only to be taken prisonerPoW No. 26976 Dulag Luft/Stalag 8B Teschen Stalag 344 LamsdorfPromoted to WO whilst interned. Returned to UK 9 Apr 1945. (75 Sqaudron)
311 BewJohn DesmondFlying OfficerNZ/402842Age 29New ZealandPilotRNZAFFar East18 Sqd (RNZAF)
1943-11-23WarhawkP-40NZ3156/56-Ondonga, New Georgia, Solomon Islands535PatrolSee archive report for further details/photographsKilledBourail New Zealand War Cemetery. Grave 8.5

Born on the 19th October 1914 at Auckland. Educated at Sacred Heart College, Seddon Memorial Technical College and Auckland and Auckland Technical College. Worked as a self employed printer/stationer. Served in the territorial army for 3 years. Obtained his 'A' licence with Auckland Aero Club on the 01st June 1937. Enlisted at Levin on the 01st September 1940. With No. 2 Elementary Flying Training School 30th September 1940.With No. 2 Flying Training School 26th December 1940.

Pilot badge awarded on the 10th February 1941 and commissioned on the 22nd March 1941. With No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School as an instructor and involved on 29th July 1941. With No. 2 Operational Training Unit on the 07th August 1943 flying the P-40. Joined 18 squadron on the 10th September 1943. To Pacific on 21st September 1943. (delayed due to death of his mother. Son of John William Bew (died 11th April 1953, age 74) and Mary Cecelia New (née Gllers - died 15th September 1943, age 65) of Ellerslie, Auckland, New Zealand. A total of 2009 flying hours logged with 179 solo on the P-40.

312 BeyerE HSergeantBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1942-09-03WellingtonIIIX3794AA-MildenhallEmden?KilledRunnymede
313 BickhamC JFlying Officer49977Bomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1943-04-28StirlingIR9290AA-XNewmarket2041GardeningCrashed off Lolland DenmarkKilledRunnymede
314 BidwellN SSergeantRNZAFBomber Command58 Sqd
1941-11-30WhitleyVZ7575GE-BLinton on Ouse1706Hamburg?PoWHamburg
315 BiggarJohn MatthewFlight Sergeant427945Air GunnerRNZAFBomber Command75 Sqn RNZAF
1944-09-11LancasterILM268AA:DRAF Mepal, Cambridgeshire19:35GardeningSee Archive report for further detailsKilledOrslev Churchyard. Joint grave IIB
316 BillensH EFlight SergeantRNZAFBomber Command149 Sqd (East India)
1944-04-22StirlingIIIEH943OJ-BLakenheath2156LaonCrashed Coissy-et-Geny {Aisne}KilledCuissy-et-Geny
317 BillingJ WFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command487 Sqd RNZAF
1943-03-02VenturaIAE680EG-TrainingCrashed near Lakenheath SFKKilledFeltwell {St Nicholas}Paradie Archive Database
318 BillingK CPilot OfficerRNZAFBomber Command83 Sqd
1942-06-01LancasterIR5564OL-PScampton2310EssenPresumed lost over the seaKilledAmsterdam New Eastern
319 BillingtonCSergeantBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1943-08-31StirlingIIIEF491AA-OMepal2025BerlinCrash landed at Coltishall Norfolk on return
320 BillsonGeorge ErnestFlight SergeantNZ/41101Age 27New ZealandW/Op/Air/GnrRNZAFFar East4 Sqd (RNZAF)
1943-05-27HudsonIIINZ2025-RNZAF Nausori, Viti Levu, Fiji1235Anti-SubmarineSee archive report for detailed informationMissing - believed killedBourail Memorial. Panel 6Born on the 22nd February 1916 in Christchurch. Enlisted at Harewood on the 05th January 1941. Son of George Ernest (died 27th September 1943, age 64) and Ellen Billson (died 27th September 1943, age 67), of Christchurch, New Zealand and husband of Margaret Buchanan Billson (/née Pascoe), of Papanui, Christchurch, New Zealand.
321 BirdAlan William PorteousSergeantNZ/401369Age 22New ZealandPilotRNZAFBomber Command40 Sqd
1941-07-16WellingtonIcX9630BL-JRAF Alconbury, Cambridgeshire2320HamburgSee archive report for further brief detailsKilledTexel Cemetery. (Den Burg). Plot K. Row 4. Grave 85
courtesy Auckland Cenotaph
Born on the 19yth November 198 at Invercargill. Worked as a clerk for Stat Advances Corporation prior to enlisting. Enlisted on the 04th June 1940 at Levin. Pilots badge awarded on the 18th October 1940 and promoted to sergeant on the 21st December 1940 following training at No. 1 Flying Training aSchool. Son of William and Lilias May Gibson Bird (nee Fisher), of Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand. A total of 334 flying hours logged and on his 15th operational sortie
322 BirnieRobertPilot OfficerNZ/403773Age 24New ZealandObserverRNZAFBomber Command458 Sqd RAAF
1942-01-09WellingtonIVR1785FV-?RAF Holme-on-Spalding Moor435Cherbourg See archive report for further details KilledCherbourg Old Communal Cemetery. Plot 6. Row C. Joint grave 1-2. Read Archive Report
323 BishopL E GFlight SergeantNZ415737RNZAFBomber Command207 Sqd
1943-06-11LancasterIED537EM-OLangar2315Dusseldorf?KilledRunnymede
324 BishopO W JSergeantRNZAFBomber Command82 Sqd
1941-08-26BlenheimIVV6435UX-VBodney1053Heligoland?Killed
325 BishopA JSergeantBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1943-08-31StirlingIIIEH905AA-RMepal2032BerlinCrashed at LudwigsfeldeKilledBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
326 BishopS TSergeantBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1944-03-13StirlingIIILJ462AA-OMepal2150GardeningKilledRunnymede
327 BishopStephen William GeorgeSergeantNZ/413015Born on the 23rd April 1917New ZealandPilotRNZAFFar East3 Sqd RNZAF1942-10-16HudsonIIIANZ2055Not known Palikulo Airbase, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu 325Patrol See archive report for further brief details Missing - believed killedBourail Memorial, New Caledonia Panel 7

courtesy Jenifer Lemaire

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328 BissellA FSergeantRNZAFBomber Command103 Sqd
1942-06-23WellingtonICT2921PM-TElsham Wolds2331Gardeningpresumed lost over the seaKilledNes General Cemetery (Ameland)
329 BissetStuart RichardFlight SergeantNZ/415738Age 20New ZealandAir BomberRNZAFBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1943-06-22StirlingIIIEF408AA-PRAF Newmarket, Suffolk2340MulheimCrashed near GelsinkirchenKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery. Collective grave 19.G.4-6 Archives

Born on the 23rd October 1922 at Kaitaia. A clerical cadet for the Public Works Department at Whangarei. Enlisted at Levin on the 19th October 1941 as a pilot under training with No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School. Pilot training terminated on the 30th of December 1941. Began training as a navigator on the 26th of January 1942.

Embarked for Canada on the 02nd March 1942. Observer badge awarded and promoted to sergeant on the 06th November 1942. Embarked for England via New York on the 23rd November 1942. On the 29th December 1942 further training with 1651 Heavy Conversion Unit at Waterbeach. Finally joining 75 (NZ) Squadron on the 15th of May 1943.

Son of Alexander (died 22nd November 1959, age 74) and Aline Constance Bisset (née Rutledge - died 05th March 1983, age 88), of Kaitaia, Auckland, New Zealand. A total of 301 flying hours logged and on his 6th operational sortie.

330 BissettE HSergeantBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1943-10-24StirlingIIIEF142AA-CMepal1744GardeningOvershot on returnInjured
331 BlackP NFlight SergeantRNZAFBomber Command619 Sqd
1945-03-07LancasterIPB699PG-ZStrubby1822HarburgKilledHamburg (Ohlsdorf) Cemetery
332 BlackJohn WilliamSergeantNZ/402843Age 27New ZealandPilotRNZAFBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1941-11-07WellingtonIcX9976AA-?RAF Feltwell, Norfolk1930BerlinCrashed at Soarremoarre, Aldeboarn, Netherlands - see archive reportKilledBergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery. Collective Grave 8. H. 3-7

Born on the 01st August 1914 in Christchurch. Educated at Christchurch Technical College. A salesman for Calder Mackay and Company in Invercargill. Enlisted at Levin on the 01st September 1940 as a pilot under training. With No. 1 Elementary Flying Training School 30th September 1940. No. 1 Flying Training School 27th December 1940. Pilot badge awarded on the 08th February 1941 and promoted to Sergeant on the 22nd March 1941.

Embarked for England on the 29th April 1941. No. 20 Operational Training Unit 03rd July 1941/ Attached to 75 squadron 01st September 1941. Completed 7 operational sorties. Son of Allan (died 02nd December 1959) and Elizabeth Welsh Black (née Smith - died 06th March 1942), of Bromley, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand. His brother 21 year old. F/O. Norman Scott Black NZ/415056 was also to lose his life on the 01st March 1942 whilst with 76 squadron. A total of 316 flying hours logged.

333 BlackN SFlying OfficerRNZAFBomber Command76 Sqd
1943-03-01HalifaxIIDT767MP-VLinton on Ouse1820Berlin?KilledRunnymede
334 BlackC WFlight SergeantRNZAFBomber Command9 Sqd
1944-12-11LancasterILM448WS-TLossiemouth308TirpitzForce landed at Vaudnas-berget SwedenInterned
335 BlackLindsay StuartFlight LieutenantNZ/40961Age 30New ZealandPilot - InstructorDFC

RNZAFFighter CommandDay Fighter Leaders School (Central Fighter Establishment - 11 Group)1945-03-05SpitfireIXLZ924Not knownRAF Tangemere, West SussexNot knownTrainingSee archive report for further detailsKilledBrookwood Military Cemetery. Grave 2.AA.5

Born on the 12th April 1914 in Wellington, the son of Charles Stuart and Florence Maud Black (née Stevenson), of Weraroa Road, Levin, Wellington, New Zealand. A law clerk prior to service enlisting in the RNZAF on 09th April 1940 - leaving for England on the 13th December 1941.
336 BlackCharles ThomasSergeant1377719Age 30BritishAir GunnerRAFVRBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1941-11-07WellingtonIcX9976AA-?RAF Feltwell, Norfolk1930BerlinCrashed at Soarremoarre, Aldeboarn, Netherlands - see archive reportKilledBergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery. Collective Grave 8. H. 3-7
Son of Thomas and Bridget Black; husband of Alice Josephine Black, of Islington, London, England.
337 BlackbeeK ASergeantBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1945-02-25LancasterIII LW740AA-BMepal948KamenAbandoned after being damaged by heavy flak near WeselPoW
338 BlackburnThomas BensonPilot OfficerNZ/39197Age 25New ZealandNavigatorDFM

RNZAFFighter Command141 Sqd1943-04-26BeaufighterIFX7751TW-?RAF Predannack, Cornwall1425Night flying testSee archive report for further detailsKilledHeston Cemetery. Section NW. Row C. Grave 31

Courtesy AWMM

Born on the 29th June 1917 at Christchurch. Attended Christchurch Boys High School from 1932 to 1935. Worked as a clerk for Gough, Goughand Hamer prior to service. Enlisted on the 08th February 1939. Embarked for Canada on the 05th November 1940. Air observer badge and promoted to sergeant on the 29th March 1941. Embarked for England on the 19th May 1941.After a period with 20 Operational Training Unit joined 255 squadron on the 16th January 1942. A period of a few months inJoined 141 squadron on the 10th April 1943 hospital recovering from a landing accident on the 02nd April 1942. Awarded his commission on the 10th April 1943. Son of Thomas Voice Blackburn (died 22nd June 1946, age 58) and of Marion Isobel Blackburn (nee McLeod - died 28th June 1960), of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand and husband of Patrica Adelaide Hope Blackburn (nee Brydges), of Christchurch. A total of 231 flying hours logged.

DFM Citation L.G. 18th May 1943

'As navigator, this airman has displayed exceptional skill, contributing in a large measure to the success of numerous sorties on which he has flown. In April, 1943, he was the observer of the leading aircraft of a section which successfully attacked an enemy convoy By his accurate navigation, Flight Sergeant Blackburn played a large part in the success archieved. This airman has set a praiseworthy example'.

339 BlacklockEdwardSergeantNew ZealandW/Op Air Gunner RNZAFCoastal Command228 Sqd RAF

1942-08-25SunderlandS.25 Mark lllW4026 RAF Invergordon, Cromarty Firth Special Mission to Iceland Crashed into rocks en route Iceland. HRH Duke of Kent onboard Killed Eagle's Rock Memorial, Dunbeath Caithness 228's primary role was reconnaissance and anti-submarine patrols. Killed on 25 August 1942 when Sunderland W4026, piloted by Flight Lieutenant F. M. Goyen, slammed into Eagle’s Rock in Caithness, whilst on route to Iceland with a number of passengers including H.R.H. The Duke of Kent. All but one of the crew were killed instantly. The official enquiry into the crash concluded a ‘serious mistake in airmanship’ was to blame. However, when the accident investigators reached Eagle's Rock, the crash site, there was little remaining evidence on which they could base their conclusions.

Archive Report Sunderland W4016
340 BlackmanGeorge JosephSergeant1398967flight EngineerRAFVRBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1943-11-22StirlingIIIEF148AA-RRAF Mepal, Cambridgeshire1713Berlin See archive report for full details KilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery. Grave 26.A.1 Read Archive Report
341 BlackwellF SPilot OfficerRNZAFBomber Command115 Sqd
1944-01-14LancasterIIDS720KO-DWitchford1701BraunschweigKilledHannover War Cemetery
342 BlaikieI AFlying OfficerDFM

RNZAFBomber Command161 Sqd
1944-08-04HalifaxVLL248MA-UTempsford2215SOECrashed at Huiron {Marne}KilledHuiron Cemetery
343 BlairNoel HensleySergeantNZ/404994Age 24New ZealandPilotRNZAFBomber Command115 Sqd
1942-04-12WellingtonIIIX3596KO-BRAF Marham, Norfolk2257Essen See archive report for further details KilledAmsterdam New Eastern Cemetery. Plot 85. Row D. Grave 13. Read Archive Report
344 BlairJ LFlight SergeantRNZAFBomber Command149 Sqd (East India)
1943-01-03StirlingIR9334OJ-GTrainingOvershot on return to LakenheathInjured
345 BlairP LPilot OfficerNZ41865RNZAFBomber Command149 Sqd (East India)
1943-05-01StirlingIIIBK696OJ-LLakenheath2130GardeningAbandoned on return
346 BlairWilliam GeorgeCorporalNZ/411154Age 23New ZealanderPassenger Ground crew (Fitter/ArmourerRNZAFTransport Command575 Sqd RAF
1945-02-06DakotaIIIKG630I9-?RAF Broadwell, Oxfordshire935Ferry FlightSee archive report for further brief detailsKilledBrookwood Military Cemetery. Grave 25.E.10-16.Born on the 08th June 1921 at Auckland. Worked as a Fitter and Turner for H. Barney Ltd prior to service. Enlisted on the 19th February 1941 at Wigram. Embarked for England on the 27th October 1941. Son of William Morton Blair and Mary Jane Blair, of Point Chevalier, Auckland, New Zealand.
347 BlairKenneth SinclairFlying OfficerNZ/40962Age 25New ZealandPilot (Inst)RNZAFTraining CommandNo. 3 EFTS
1942-07-27Tiger MothIINZ1429-RNZAF Harewood, Christchurch, New Zealand945TrainingSee archive report for detailsKilledWellington Crematorium (Karori). Screen Wall
Born on the 09th January 1917 at Wellington. Moved to Australia and attended Scots College in Sydney and then to Sydney University. Returned to New Zealand and attended Victoria University College, Associate to the Hon Mr. Justice Blair. Served 6 months in territorial army. Enlisted at Levin on the 09th April 1940 as a pilot under training. With No. 1 Elementary Flying Training School 07th May 1940. Seriously injured in aircraft accident 19th June 1940. Rejoined 1 EFTS 30th December 1940. With No. 1 Flying Training School 18th January 1941. Pilot badge awarded on the 01st March 1941 and received his commission on the 12th April 1941. Flying Instructor School 21st April 1941.

Joining No. 3 Elementary Flying Training School 10th June 1941 as instructor. Baled out after wing failure, uninjured (LAC Bryan Walter Lambourne killed) 11th September 1941. Son of Kenneth John and Elizabeth Blair of Belmont and husband of Geraldine Mary Blair (née Litchfield, later Addison), of Wadestown, Wellington, New Zealand. 1046 hours solo with 990 hours on the Tiger Moth.

348 BlakeHarold RogerFlying OfficerNZ/401164Age 23New ZealandPilotDFC

RNZAFBomber Command22 OTU
1942-05-30WellingtonICDV701DD-PRAF Wellesbourne Mountford, Warwickshire2248KölnSee archive report for further detailsMissing - believed killedRunnymede Memorial. Panel 114
Courtesy AWMM

Born on the 23rd June 1917 at ChristchurchA. A mechanical engineer cadet for NZR at Christchurch. Served with RNZAF as civil reserve pilot with Canty Aero Club - first solo in February 1938, awarded his 'A' licence on the 01st June 1938. Enlisted ion the 09th April 1940 at Levin. Trained with No. 1 Elementary Flying Training School on the 07th May 1940 then with No. 1 Flying Training School on the 29th June 1940. Pilots badge awarded on the 24th August and commissioned on the 26th October 1940

Embarked for England on the 31st October 1940. Further training with 22 Operational Training Unit before joining 103 squadron on the 07th March 1941. Joined 150 squadron on the 11th July 1941. Attached to 20 Operational Training as instructor on the 06th January 1942. Son of Harold Rockwood and Margaret May Blake (née Hellyer), of Papanui, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand. DFC awarded whilst with 150 squadron on the 150 Squadron on 30th January 1942.

349 BlakeEric GeorgeFlying OfficerNZ/429027Age 24New ZealandAir/BmrRNZAFBomber Command44 Sqd
1944-05-03LancasterIIIEE185KM-ARAF Dunholme Lodge, Lincolnshire2156Mailly-le-CampCrashed Neron {Eure-et-Loir}KilledDreux Communal Cemetery. Row 1. Collective grave 13-16.Son of George Stanley Blake and of Mabel Frances Blake (née Nuttall), of Waihi Beach, Auckland, New Zealand. This was his 2nd operation but had a total of 331 hrs on his log book in training etc.
350 BlakemoreTrevor MorganSergeantNZ/413016Age 21New ZealandPilotRNZAFTraining Command9 (O) Advanced Flying Unit. 25 Group1942-11-14Avro AnsonIDJ628-RAF Penrhos125TrainingSee archive report for further brief detailsMissing - believed killedRunnymede Memorial. Panel 117

Courtesy AWMM

Born on the 10th July 1921 at Sutherlands. Worked as a postman exchange clerk for P and T Department at Pleasant Point prior to service. Enlisted at Levin on the 25th May 1941. Trained at No. 1 Elementary Flying Training School joining on the 06th June 1941. Then attached to No. 1 Flying Training School joining on 16th August 1941. Awarded pilots badge on the 18th October 1941 and promoted to sergeant on the 24th November 1941. Embarked for England on the 18th December 1941. Further training with No. 3 Pilot Advanced Flying Unit then joined No. 9 (O) Advanced Flying Unit. as a staff pilot on the 30th May 1942

Son of William Henry and Annie Elizabeth Blakemore (nee Campon), of Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand. A total of 555 flying hours logged

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