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

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    Sergeant OSWALD KENNETH SLY

    759093, 29 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
    who died
    on 13 October 1940
    Son of Frederick William and Blanche Curwood Sly, of Weston-super-Mare, Somerset.
    Remembered with honour
    RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL


    Sgt O.K.Sly of No 29 Squadron was shot down and killed along with Sgt R.E.Stevens and AC2 A.Jackson in Blenheim If (L6637) by Hurricane's off Point Ayr, The Wirral at 18:00hr on the 13th of October 1940.
     

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    Sergeant KENNETH BARTON SMITH

    754895, 257 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
    who died age 21
    on 08 August 1940
    Son of Herbert Sydney and Maria Ann Daisy Smith, of Grimsby, Lincolnshire.
    Remembered with honour
    RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL
     

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    Sergeant ROBERT EDWARD STEVENS

    742992, 29 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
    who died
    on 13 October 1940

    Remembered with honour
    RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

    Sgt R.E.Stevens of No 29 Squadron was shot down on the 13th of October 1940 and killed in error by Hurricanes off Point Ayr, Wirral at 18:00hrs in a Blenheim If (L6637). His crew ( Sgt O.K.Sly and AC2 A.Jackson ) also died.
     

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    Sergeant NORMAN JAMES STOCKS

    552636, 248 Sqdn., Royal Air Force
    who died
    on 20 October 1940

    Remembered with honour
    RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

    Sgt. N.J.Stocks was with No 248 Squadron during the Battle of Britain flying in Blenheim's. On the 20th of October 1940 he was on a recce sortie off the Norwegian coast flying in Blenheim IVf (L9453) when he was shot down and killed. The other members of the crew were S.R.Gane & M.D.Green .
     

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    Sergeant SIDNEY GEORGE STUCKEY

    516338, 213 Sqdn., Royal Air Force
    who died age 26
    on 12 August 1940
    Son of Sidney John and Annie Florence Stuckey, of Bristol.
    Remembered with honour
    RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

    Sgt S.G.Stuckey of No 213 Squadron was killed when his Hurricane I (P2802) was shot down over the Channel off Bognor at 12:45hrs on the 12th of August 1940.
     

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    Pilot Officer EDMUND JOHN HILARY SYLVESTER
    D F C

    90556, 501 Sqdn., Royal Air Force (Auxiliary Air Force)
    who died
    on 20 July 1940

    Remembered with honour
    RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

    P/O E.J.H.Sylvester from No 501 Squadron was on patrol in a Hurricane I (P3082) on the 20th of July 1940 when he was shot down in Lyme Bay, Dorset by a Bf 109 of JG 27 at 16:30hrs.
     

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    Flight Lieutenant DONALD ERIC TURNER

    32254, 238 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
    who died
    on 08 August 1940

    Remembered with honour
    RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

    F/Lt D.E.Turner of No 238 Squadron was shot down and killed in his Hurricane I (P3823) by Bf 109's on the 8th of August 1940 at 12:45hrs South of the Isle of Wight.
     

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    Pilot Officer ERNEST CECIL JOHN WAKEHAM
    D F C

    41883, 145 Sqdn., Royal Air Force
    who died
    on 08 August 1940

    Remembered with honour
    RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

    P/O E.C.J.Wakeham from No 145 Squadron destroyed two aircraft over Dunkirk and was awarded the D.F.C. on the 21st of June 1940. Wakeham added five more victories before the 8th of August 1940, he was posted M.I.A, when he failed to return from a combat in his Hurricane I (P3163) with Bf 110's and Ju 87's South of the Isle of Wight. He was aged, 19.
     

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    Flight Lieutenant STUART CROSBY WALCH

    40063, 238 Sqdn., Royal Air Force
    who died age 23
    on 11 August 1940
    Son of Percival Bell Crosby Walch and Florence Hester Jane Walch, of Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.
    Remembered with honour
    RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

    F/Lt S.C.Walch an Australian of No 238 Squadron was shot down East of Weymouth in his Hurricane I (R4097) and killed on the 11th of August 1940, at 10:50hrs.
     

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    Flight Lieutenant WILLIAM HENRY CROMWELL WARNER

    90344, 610 Sqdn., Royal Air Force (Auxiliary Air Force)
    who died
    on 16 August 1940

    Remembered with honour
    RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

    F/O W.H.C.Warner was a pre-war member of No 610 Squadron. Warner's Spitfire I (R6802) was shot down in combat with Bf 109's on the 16th of August 1940 at 17:15hrs off Dungeness. He died, aged 21.
     

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    Sergeant REGINALD DOUGLAS HAIG WATTS

    746868, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
    who died age 35
    on 11 September 1940
    Son of Charles and Alice Louisa Watts, of Far Cotton, Northamptonshire.
    Remembered with honour
    RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

    Sgt R.D.H.Watts of No 235 Squadron was flying escort to Fairey Albacores on the 11th of September 1940. The Fairey Albacores from the Fleet Air Arm were on a raid on Calais at 17:30hrs and the Blenheim IV-f (L9396) flown by P/O Wickings-Smith was shot down. P.C.Wickings-Smith and the crew all died on the mission ( A.W.V.Green).
     

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    Flight Lieutenant PERCY STEVENSON WEAVER
    D F C

    70719, 56 Sqdn., Royal Air Force
    who died age 25
    on 31 August 1940
    Son of Ernest Norman Weaver, and of Katharine H. Weaver, of Chippenham, Wiltshire.
    Remembered with honour
    RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL


    F/Lt P.S.'Squeak' Weaver from No 56 Squadron shot down nine enemy aircraft between the 20th July and the 28th of August. On the 31st of August he was shot down in his Hurricane I (V7378) by a Bf 109 at 08:45hrs. He crashed into a river and was not seen again. He had been recommended for a D.F.C. prior to his death and it was awarded on 1st of October 1940.
     

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    Sergeant THOMAS EMRYS WESTMORELAND

    741143, 616 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
    who died
    on 25 August 1940
    Son of Thomas Gladstone Westmoreland and Annie Westmoreland, of Huddersfield.
    Remembered with honour
    RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

    Sgt T.E.Westmoreland of No 616 Squadron was shot down and killed on the 25th of August 1940 over Canterbury at 19:00hrs. He had been in combat with a Bf 109. His Spitfire I (R9819) crashed near Maidstone.
     

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    Sergeant JOSEPH JAMES WHITFIELD

    526295, 56 Sqdn., Royal Air Force
    who died age 25
    on 13 July 1940
    Son of Joseph Whitfield, and of Emma Whitfield, of Goldthorpe, Yorkshire.
    Remembered with honour
    RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

    Sgt J.J.Whitfield from No 56 Squadron was on patrol in a Hurricane (P2922) on the 13th of July 1940. He was shot down an killed by a Bf 109 of JG 51 off Calaisat 16:15hrs.
     

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    Pilot Officer PETER CLAUDE WICKINGS-SMITH

    42929, 235 Sqdn., Royal Air Force
    who died age 22
    on 11 September 1940
    Son of Claude Trebeck Wickings-Smith and Vera Frances Wickings-Smith, of Bedford.
    Remembered with honour
    RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

    P/O P.C.Wickings-Smith of No 235 Squadron was flying escort to Fairey Albacores on the 11th of September 1940. The Fairey Albacores from the Fleet Air Arm were on a raid on Calais at 17:30hrs and the Blenheim IV-f (L9396) flown by P/O Wickings-Smith was shot down. P.C.Wickings-Smith and the crew all died on the mission (A.W.V.Green & R.D.H.Watts).
     

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    Sergeant GEOFFREY NORMAN WILKES

    741315, 213 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
    who died age 21
    on 12 August 1940
    Son of Sidney A. Wilkes, and of Georgina E. S. Wilkes, of Horley, Surrey.
    Remembered with honour
    RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

    Sgt G.N.Wilkes of No 213 Squadron was killed when his Hurricane I (P2854) was shot down over the Channel off Bognor at 12:45hrs on the 12th of August 1940.
     

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    Squadron Leader CEDRIC WATCYN WILLIAMS

    26219, 17 Sqdn., Royal Air Force
    who died
    on 25 August 1940

    Remembered with honour
    RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

    S/L Cedric W.Williams was leader No 17 Squadron of Hurricane's during the Battle of Britain. On the 18th of August 1940 his Hurricane I (V7404) was damaged in combat with Bf 109's off Dover at 13:50hrs. He was shot down and killed on the 25th of August 1940 in a head on attack in his Hurricane I (R4199) on a Bf 110 off Portland at 17:45hrs.
     

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    Flight Sergeant ERIC EDWARD WILLIAMS

    562960, 46 Sqdn., Royal Air Force
    who died age 28
    on 15 October 1940
    Son of William and Amelia Williams; husband of Joan Margaret Williams.
    Remembered with honour
    RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

    F/Sgt E.E.Williams of No 46 Squadron was killed on the 15th of October 1940 when his Hurricane I (V6650) was shot down by a Bf 109 at 14:30hrs. His Hurricane crashed near Gravesend in Kent.
     

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    Pilot Officer ROBERT ROY WILSON

    41513, 111 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
    who died age 20
    on 11 August 1940
    Son of Roy Hanford Wilson and Ivy Kathleen Wilson, of Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada.
    Remembered with honour
    RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

    P/O Robert Roy Wilson a Canadian flew Hurricane's with No 111 Squadron during the Battle of Britain. He was shot down in his Hurricane I and killed in combat on the 11th of August 1940 at 14:25hrs.
     

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    Flight Lieutenant LATHAM CARR WITHALL

    39361, 152 Sqdn., Royal Air Force
    who died age 29
    on 12 August 1940
    Son of Latham and Mabel Withall; husband of Beryl Withall, of Ealing, Middlesex.
    Remembered with honour
    RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

    F/Lt L.C.Withall of No 152 Squadron was shot down and killed on the 12th of August 1940 at 12:20hrs by a Ju 88 off the Isle of Wight in his Spitfire I (P9456).
     

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