Battle of Britain: Casualties R.A.F. or Fleet Air Arm during the period 10 July to 31 October 1940

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  1. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    Sgt. J.S. Zaluski


    Jerzy Zaluski was born on August 16th 1916. He escaped to England and enlisted in the RAF in February 1940. He went to 6 OTU, Sutton Bridge to convert to Hurricanes. On September 9th he crashed on the airfield there when a tyre burst on landing on Hurricane L1596.

    He joined 302 Squadron at Leconfield on September 21st 1940.

    He was killed on October 7th when he overturned attempting a forced-landing at Colliers End in Hurricane V7417.
    Battle of Britain London Monument - Sgt. J Zaluski
     

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  3. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    Remembered St Marys Church Watford

    Pilot Officer HAROLD RAYMOND GUNN

    43067, 74 Sqdn., Royal Air Force
    who died age 27
    on 31 July 1940
    Son of Arthur George and Nellie Powe Gunn; husband of Vera Gertrude Gunn, of Oxhey, Hertfordshire.
    Remembered with honour
    OOSTENDE NEW COMMUNAL CEMETERY

    P/O H.R.Gunn of No 74 Squadron was shot down and killed over Folkestone on the 31st of July 1940 at 16:00hrs in his Spitfire I (P9379). He had been in combat with a Bf 109 from IV Gruppe of JG 51. H.R.Gun is buried at Oostende New Communal Cemetery. He was aged 27.
    Gr-pilots
     

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  4. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    LANGLEY, GERALD ARCHIBALD

    Rank:
    Pilot Officer
    Service No:
    81641
    Date of Death:
    15/09/1940
    Age:
    24
    Regiment/Service:
    Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

    41 Sqdn.
    Grave Reference
    Grave 1300.
    Cemetery
    ABINGTON (SS. PETER AND PAUL) CHURCHYARD
    Additional Information:
    Son of Archibald Frank Martin Langley and Mary Elizabeth Langley, of Northampton.

    P/O G.A.Langley of No 41 Squadron baled out of his Spitfire I (X4325) safely after combat with a Ju 88 on the 11th of September 1940 over Sevenoaks at 16:35hrs. He was on patrol on the 15th of September 1940 in his Spitfire I (P9324). He was shot down and killed by a Bf 109 near Thurrock at 12:30hrs.
    La-pilots
     

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  5. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    MALES, ERNEST EDWARD Rank: Pilot Officer Trade: Pilot Service No: 82661 Date of Death: 27/09/1940 Age: 20 Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 72 Sqdn. Grave Reference Sec. K. Grave 1383. Cemetery NEW SOUTHGATE CEMETERY Additional Information: Son of Charles Arthur and Rose Edith Males, of Southgate, Middlesex. P/O E.E.Males of No 72 Squadron baled out safely on the 4th of September 1940 at 13:15hrs. His Spitfire I (R6971) was shot down by a Bf 110 over Hartfield, Sussex. Males made a forced landing in a Spitfire I (K9841) on the 10th of September 1940 at 17:30hrs after being damaged in combat. He baled out of his Spitfire I (X4340) on the 27th of September 1940 at 09:40hrs and was killed. He had been shot down by a Bf 109 over Sevenoaks in Kent. Ma-pilots For Battle of Britain day - P/O E.E. Males - Key Publishing Ltd Aviation Forums
     

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  6. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    .FLEMING, ROBERT DAVID SPITTALL

    Rank:
    Pilot Officer
    Trade:
    Pilot
    Service No:
    74672
    Date of Death:
    07/09/1940
    Age:
    20
    Regiment/Service:
    Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

    249 Sqdn.
    Grave Reference
    Panel 2.
    Cemetery
    GOLDERS GREEN CREMATORIUM
    Additional Information:
    Son of Robert Spittall Fleming and Eleanor Fleming, of Hampstead, London.

    P/O R.D.S.Fleming of No 249 Squadron was killed on the 7th of September 1940 at 17:00hrs. His Hurricane I (R4114) was shot down by a Bf 109 over Maidstone, Kent.
    Fa-pilots
     

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  7. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    PARNALL, STUART BOYD

    Rank:
    Pilot Officer
    Trade:
    Pilot
    Service No:
    90844
    Date of Death:
    09/09/1940
    Age:
    30
    Regiment/Service:
    Royal Air Force (Auxiliary Air Force)

    607 Sqdn.
    Grave Reference
    Panel 3.
    Cemetery
    GOLDERS GREEN CREMATORIUM
    Additional Information:
    Son of John Babington Parnall and Ethel Mary Aletheia Parnall. of Walthamstow, Essex. His brother, Sqdn. Leader James Boyd Parnall, also died on service.
    P/O S.B.Parnell of No 607 Squadron was killed on the 9th of September 1940 at 17:30hrs. His Hurricane I (P3574) crashed after combat with fighters and bombers over Goodhurst in Kent.
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    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    BERESFORD, HUGH RICHARD ADEN

    Rank:
    Flight Lieutenant
    Service No:
    37150
    Date of Death:
    07/09/1940
    Regiment/Service:
    Royal Air Force

    257 Sqdn.
    Grave Reference
    24. D. 14.
    Cemetery
    BROOKWOOD MILITARY CEMETERY
    F/Lt Hugh R.A.Beresford of No 257 Squadron was killed on the 7th of September 1940 at 17:30hrs. His Hurricane I (P3049) was shot down over the Thames Estuary. His body was found and recovered in 1979.
    B2-pilots

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  9. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    DRAKE, GEORGE JAMES

    Rank:
    Pilot Officer
    Service No:
    42398
    Date of Death:
    09/09/1940
    Regiment/Service:
    Royal Air Force

    602 Sqdn.
    Grave Reference
    22. E. 2.
    Cemetery
    BROOKWOOD MILITARY CEMETERY

    P/O G.J.Drake a South African flew with No 607 Squadron during the Battle of Britain. He was killed on the 9th of September 1940 at 17:30hrs. His Hurricane I (P2728) was shot down by Bf 109's over Guildhurst, Kent.
    Do-pilots

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  10. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    EGAN, EDWARD JAMES

    Rank:
    Sergeant
    Service No:
    742787
    Date of Death:
    17/09/1940
    Age:
    19
    Regiment/Service:
    Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

    501 Sqdn.
    Grave Reference
    24. D. 16.
    Cemetery
    BROOKWOOD MILITARY CEMETERY
    Additional Information:
    Son of James Edward and Grace Alice Draggan Egan, of East Dulwich, London.

    Sgt E.J.Egan was posted to No 615 Squadron from No 600 Squadron on the 27th of August 1940, then to No 501 Squadron on the 13th of September 1940. E.J.Egan shot down a Bf 109 on the 15th of September. Egan was shot down in flames at 15:40hrs over Ashford on the 17th of September 1940, by a Bf 109, aged 19, and recorded as "missing", his Hurricane I (P3820) remains could not be located.
    It was not until the 11th of September 1976 that the crash site was found and excavated. Egan`s remains could not be positively identified, and he was buried as "an unknown airman" with full military honours. In November 1978 the site was again examined and positive evidence found to prove it was Egan's aircraft. His grave marker was changed accordingly.
    E-pilots

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  11. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    FRANCIS, COLIN DUNSTONE

    Rank:
    Pilot Officer
    Trade:
    Pilot
    Service No:
    42211
    Date of Death:
    30/08/1940
    Regiment/Service:
    Royal Air Force

    253 Sqdn.
    Grave Reference
    20. E. 18.
    Cemetery
    BROOKWOOD MILITARY CEMETERY
    Additional Information:
    Son of Frank Warner and Emmie Francis, of Stoke d'Abernon, Surrey.
    P/O C.D.Francis of No 253 Squadron was shot down and killed on the 30th of August 1940 at 11:15hrs. His Hurricane I (L1965) was in combat with a Bf 109.
    Fa-pilots

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  12. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    RAMSAY, JOHN BASIL

    Rank:
    Pilot Officer
    Service No:
    41204
    Date of Death:
    18/08/1940
    Age:
    21
    Regiment/Service:
    Royal Air Force

    151 Sqdn.
    Grave Reference
    20. E. 17.
    Cemetery
    BROOKWOOD MILITARY CEMETERY
    Additional Information:
    Son of C. Allan Ramsay and of Esme Sarah Ramsay, of Lilliput, Dorsetshire.

    P/O J.B.Ramsay joined No 151Squadron on the 29th of July 1940 after converting to Hurricanes. On the 18th of August 1940 at 17:30hrs he failed to return from a patrol in his Hurricane (R4181) and was reported "Missing", aged 21.
    In 1983 a Hurricane crash site was excavated and found to be Ramsay's. His remains were still in the cockpit and were buried with full military honours on the 25th of October 1983.
    Ra-pilots

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  13. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    Remembered St Alban Church North Harrow,Middlesex

    BERRY, FREDERICK GEORGE

    Rank:
    Flight Sergeant
    Trade:
    Pilot
    Service No:
    563426
    Date of Death:
    01/09/1940
    Regiment/Service:
    Royal Air Force

    1 Sqdn.
    Awards:
    D F M
    Grave Reference
    Sec. G.5. Grave 92.
    Cemetery
    HARROW (PINNER) NEW CEMETERY
     

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    nicks Very Senior Member

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    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    STUDD, JOHN ALNOD PETER Rank: Pilot Officer Trade: Pilot Service No: 41491 Date of Death: 19/08/1940 Age: 22 Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force 66 Sqdn. Grave Reference South of Church. Row 8. Grave 15. Cemetery TOUCHEN END (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD Additional Information: Son of Vivian M. Studd and M. L. Olivette Studd, of Paignton, Devon. P/O J.A.P.Studd of No 66 Squadron was killed by the return fire from a He 111 on the 19th of August 1940. He baled out of his Spitfire I (N3182) and was rescued but died later from his injuries. St-pilots
     

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    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    Remembered Bushey,Hertfordshire
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    CURLEY, ALBERT GEORGE

    Rank:
    Sergeant
    Service No:
    747968
    Date of Death:
    19/07/1940
    Age:
    33
    Regiment/Service:
    Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

    141 Sqdn.
    Panel Reference
    Panel 13.
    Memorial
    RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL
    Additional Information:
    Son of Major John Curley, and of Jane A. Curley, of Bushey, Hertfordshire.
    Sgt A.G.Curley was a gunner in a Defiant of No 141 Squadron. On the 19th of July 1940 he and his pilot (R.A.Howley) were on convoy patrol. Their Defiant (L6995) was shot down by a Bf 109 of JG 51 at 12:45hrs and they were both killed .
    Cr-pilots
     

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  17. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    KING, PETER JAMES CHRISTOPHER

    Rank:
    Flying Officer
    Trade:
    Pilot
    Service No:
    41298
    Date of Death:
    05/09/1940
    Age:
    19
    Regiment/Service:
    Royal Air Force

    66 Sqdn.
    Grave Reference
    S.E. corner.
    Cemetery
    FARNBOROUGH (ST. BOTOLPH) CHURCHYARD
    Additional Information:
    Son of Colonel Harold James King, Royal Artillery, and of Elise Mabel King, of Farnborough.


    Birth: 1921
    Banbury, England
    Death: Sep. 5, 1940
    Dover, England

    Flying Officer (Pilot) 41298 Peter James Christopher King RAF VR was the son of Colonel Harold James King, R.A and Elsie King of Farnborough.

    Peter was based at RAF Duxford and his squadron flew patrols over Dunkirk and remained in the South East of England throughout the Battle of Britain.

    Peter died on 5th September 1940 (Parachute failed to open).

    His name is inscribed on the village war memorial at Farnborough St. Botolph church, Warwickshire.

    Peter was with 66 Squadron at RAF Kenley and was flying the Spitfire Mark I.

    His gravestone is inscribed, 'Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.' John 15:13

    photo from find a grave

    F/O P.J.C.King from No 66 Squadron was killed on the 5th of September 1940 at 16:00hrs. He baled out of his Spitfire I (N3060) after combat with a Bf 109 over the Medway. His parachute failed to open.
    Ka-pilots
     

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  18. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    Renewed photo grave has been cleared




    WHITBREAD, HERBERT LAURANCE

    Rank:

    Pilot Officer

    Trade:

    Pilot

    Service No:

    42034

    Date of Death:

    20/09/1940

    Age:

    26

    Regiment/Service:

    Royal Air Force



    222 Sqdn.

    Grave Reference

    Sec A. Row 1. Grave 29A.

    Cemetery

    LUDLOW NEW CEMETERY

    Additional Information:
    Son of Herbert Harley Whitbread and Alice Whitbread, of Ludlow.







    Pilot Officer HERBERT LAURANCE WHITBREAD 42034, 222 Sqdn., Royal Air Force who died age 26 on 20 September 1940 Son of Herbert Harley Whitbread and Alice Whitbread, of Ludlow. Remembered with honour LUDLOW NEW CEMETERY 1115hrs: Rochester. Spitfire N3203. 222 Squadron Hornchurch P/O H.L.Whitbread killed. (Shot down by Bf109s and crashed at Pond Cottage. Thrown clear but dead)
     

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    louisehagemann Junior Member

    STUDD, JOHN ALNOD PETER

    Rank:
    Pilot Officer
    Trade:
    Pilot
    Service No:
    41491
    Date of Death:
    19/08/1940
    Age:
    22
    Regiment/Service:
    Royal Air Force

    66 Sqdn.
    Grave Reference
    South of Church. Row 8. Grave 15.
    Cemetery
    TOUCHEN END (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD
    Additional Information:
    Son of Vivian M. Studd and M. L. Olivette Studd, of Paignton, Devon.
    P/O J.A.P.Studd of No 66 Squadron was killed by the return fire from a He 111 on the 19th of August 1940. He baled out of his Spitfire I (N3182) and was rescued but died later from his injuries.
    St-pilots


    Wow, this is incredible. J.A.P Studd was my great uncle, he preferred to be called Peter. I loved these photos thanks so much
     
  20. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    Remembered Boreham Wood,Herts

    YOUNG, JAMES HUGH ROUMIEU

    Rank:
    Pilot Officer
    Trade:
    Pilot
    Service No:
    42670
    Date of Death:
    28/07/1940
    Age:
    22
    Regiment/Service:
    Royal Air Force

    74 Sqdn.
    Grave Reference
    1. E. 2.
    Cemetery
    PIHEN-LES-GUINES WAR CEMETERY
    Additional Information:
    Son of Capt. James Roumieu Young and Augusta Cathleen Roumieu Young, of Dockenfield, Surrey.

    Battle of Britain London Monument - P/O J H R Young
     

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