Royal Air Force War Grave Photos for Reference.

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  1. Deacs

    Deacs Well i am from Cumbria. Patron

    Pilot Officer (Wireless Op./Air Gunner)O'HARE, FRANCIS EDWARD
    Service Number 51838
    Died 27/04/1943
    405 (R.C.A.F.)
    Royal Air Force

    Buried at REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY

    Location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
    Number of casualties: 7500

    Cemetery/memorial reference: 9. D. 3
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  2. Deacs

    Deacs Well i am from Cumbria. Patron

    First Officer PORTER, RONALD ARTHUR
    Died 15/03/1942
    Aged 28
    Air Transport Auxiliary
    Son of Henry and Ann Porter, of Stanwix, Carlisle.

    Buried at CARLISLE (STANWIX) CEMETERY

    Location: Cumberland, United Kingdom
    Number of casualties: 24

    Cemetery/memorial reference: Ward 2. Sec. A. Grave 29.
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    Flying Officer MACKAY, EDWIN EPHRAIM
    Service Number 123243
    Died 01/06/1944
    Aged 27
    Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
    Son of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Ephraim Mackay, of Carlisle.

    Commemorated at RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

    Location: Surrey, United Kingdom
    Number of casualties: 20278

    Cemetery/memorial reference: Panel 207.

    Remembered Carlisle (Stanwix) Cemetery Cumbria.
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  4. Deacs

    Deacs Well i am from Cumbria. Patron

    Flying Officer (Pilot) NICHOLSON, JOHN FREEMAN
    Service Number 70501
    Died 06/06/1940
    Aged 22
    214 Sqdn.
    Royal Air Force
    Son of John Freeman Nicholson and Georgina Hay Nicholson, of Stanwix, Carlisle; husband of Esther Nicholson.

    Buried at STRADISHALL (ST. MARGARET) CHURCHYARD

    Location: Suffolk, United Kingdom
    Number of casualties: 6

    Remembered Carlisle (Stanwix) Cemetery Cumbria.
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    No. 214 (FMS) Squadron RAF - Crews and Losses - Wellington

    Crashed near Ely, UK after the pilot was blinded by the glare of searchlights whilst on a training fligh.t

    Date of loss : 6 June 1940

    Crew of Wellington Mark I N2993 BU-? consisted of :

    Fg/Off John Freeman Nicholson, 70501, Pilot, Royal Air Force, Nationality : United Kingdom, KIA 6 June 1940, Aged 22
    Sgt Augustine Daniel Flurence O'Driscoll, 580123, Observer, Royal Air Force, Nationality : United Kingdom, KIA 6 June 1940, Aged 30
    LAC Maurice Pelling, 749447, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, KIA 6 June 1940
    Sgt Bernard Raper, 548176, Wireless Operator, Royal Air Force, KIA 6 June 1940
    Sgt Ernest Albert Revell, 514831, Air Gunner, Royal Air Force, Nationality : United Kingdom, KIA 6 June 1940

    Source : Nightjar Newsletter Spring 2006 and Chorley and Jock Whitehouse

    Date record last updated : 8 August 2011
     
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  5. Deacs

    Deacs Well i am from Cumbria. Patron

    Sergeant (Air Gunner)PICKERING, JOHN MOORE
    Service Number 1533083
    Died 05/01/1945
    Aged 39
    77 Sqdn.
    Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
    Son of John and Edith Pickering, of Lisburn, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland; husband of Helena A. Pickering.

    Buried at HANOVER WAR CEMETERY

    Location: Niedersachsen, Germany
    Number of casualties: 2358

    Cemetery/memorial reference: Coll. grave 1. E. 2-5.

    Remembered Carlisle (Stanwix) Cemetery Cumbria.
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    Sergeant (Flight Engineer)SHEPHERD, THOMAS
    Service Number 573650
    Died 15/04/1943
    Aged 21
    214 Sqdn.
    Royal Air Force
    Son of William and Mary Shepherd, of Harraby, Carlisle.

    Buried at SEPT-SAULX CHURCHYARD

    Location: Marne, France
    Number of casualties: 7

    Cemetery/memorial reference: Grave 5.
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    Pilot Officer McCALL, JOHN RICHARDSON
    Service Number 141276
    Died 13/05/1943
    Aged 25
    224 Sqdn.
    Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
    Son of John and Emma McCall, of Carlisle.

    Commemorated at RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

    Location: Surrey, United Kingdom
    Number of casualties: 20278

    Cemetery/memorial reference: Panel 132.

    Remembered Carlisle (Stanwix) Cemetery Cumbria.
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    Flying Officer WRAIGHT, ALAN ERNEST
    Service Number 143755
    Died 04/08/1944
    Aged 23
    151 Sqdn.
    Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
    Son of William Ernest and Olive Grace Wraight, of Bassett Green, Southampton.
    Remembered with honour
    PERIGUEUX NORTHERN COMMUNAL CEMETERY Plot 9. Grave 2. FRANCE
     

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  9. Paul Bradford

    Paul Bradford Active Member

    Flight Sergeant (Navigator)WILSON, JOHN LESLIE
    Service Number 1450877
    Died 04/08/1944
    Aged 28
    151 Sqdn.
    Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
    Son of John Stanley and Lucy Helene Wilson, of New Moston, Manchester.
    Remembered with honour
    PERIGUEUX NORTHERN COMMUNAL CEMETERY Plot 9. Grave 1. FRANCE
     

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  10. CL1

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

    Remembered Abney Park Cemetery,London

    Sergeant DOWNES, FREDERICK GEORGE CLIFTON
    Service Number 745174

    Died 13/04/1941

    38 Sqdn.
    Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
    Alamein Memorial

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  11. CL1

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

    Flight Sergeant (Navigator) SPRINGETT, ALAN DOUGLAS
    Service Number 747845

    Died 25/11/1944

    Aged 28

    Royal Air Force

    Son of Alan Charles and Edythe Elizabeth Springett; husband of Laura Springett, of Worthing, Sussex.

    Casualty
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  12. CL1

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

    Flight Lieutenant (Pilot)CHERRY, CHARLES SYDNEY
    Service Number 62264

    Died 08/08/1944

    Aged 28

    Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

    Son of Charles William and Ada Boswell Cherry, of Banbury; husband of Eileen Millicent Cherry, of Bishop Auckland, Co. Durham.


    INSCRIPTION
    THE PERFECT DAY OF GOD IS SHADOWLESS, AND LOVE IS LOVE ALWAY

    Casualty
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  13. CL1

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

    Flying Officer (Pilot) DRIVER, DONALD ARTHUR
    Service Number 160678

    Died 31/05/1944

    Aged 20

    Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

    D F M

    Son of Arthur William and Violet Clementina Driver, of Wimbledon, Surrey.


    INSCRIPTION
    HE WAS LIKED BY ALL HE KNEW"
    Casualty

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  14. CL1

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

    Sergeant (Navigator) COLEGATE, DONALD ALFRED ROSS
    Service Number 1389344

    Died 20/10/1943

    Aged 27

    Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

    Son of Charles L. Colegate and of Emma Maria Colegate, of Aberdeen.


    INSCRIPTION
    AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
    Casualty

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  15. CL1

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

    Sergeant (Air Gunner) PUTTICK, DEREK RONALD
    Service Number 1807665

    Died 24/11/1944

    Aged 21

    Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

    Son of Ronald Vernon and Nellie Maud Puttick, of Burgess Hill, Sussex.


    INSCRIPTION
    THE GREAT ADVENTURE HIS, THINE, LORD, THE GAIN, FOR ENGLAND, HIS BRAVE YOUNG LIFE AND HONOURED NAME
    Casualty

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  16. CL1

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

    Sergeant (Air Bomber)O'DONOGHUE, EUGENE THOMAS JOHN
    Service Number 913527

    Died 02/12/1942

    Aged 24

    Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

    Son of Thomas Henry and Bridget Mary O'Donoghue; husband of Marjorie Holmes O'Donoghue, of West Kirby, Cheshire.


    INSCRIPTION
    REQUIESCAT IN PACE
    Casualty



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  17. CL1

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

    Sergeant (Air Gunner) TROAKE, KENNETH EDWARD
    Service Number 1708058

    Died 16/06/1943

    Aged 19

    Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

    Son of Edward Henry and Nancy Troake, of Newport, Monmouthshire.


    INSCRIPTION
    DYING, HE MADE HIS LIFE SUBLIME
    Casualty


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  18. CL1

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

    Sergeant (Air Gunner)MCGOWAN, PATRICK
    Service Number 1901671

    Died 18/04/1945

    Aged 21

    Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

    Son of Terence and Catherine McGowan, of Kiltyclogher, Co. Leitrim, Irish Republic.


    INSCRIPTION
    OUR DEAR SON PATRICK EVER LOVINGLY REMEMBERED BY HIS FATHER AND MOTHER BROTHERS AND SISTERS

    Casualty

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  19. CL1

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

    Sergeant (Air Gunner) CAVE, RONALD
    Service Number 1029887

    Died 22/09/1943

    Aged 21

    Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

    Son of Edward R. Cave and Maggie Cave, of Oldham, Lancashire.


    INSCRIPTION
    THE HEAVENLY REST IN YOURS THE LONELINESS IS OURS
    Casualty

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  20. CL1

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

    Squadron Leader STANION, VERNON WILLIAM LAMOND
    Service Number 76018

    Died 24/12/1942

    Aged 35

    Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

    D F C

    Son of William Knibb Stanion and Phoebe Stanion, husband of Muriel Ellen Cameron Stanion, of Dollar, Clackmannanshire.


    INSCRIPTION
    AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER HIM
    Casualty

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