Lost in Action

Aircraft and Crews lost between 1943-1945

All crew members died unless otherwise stated.
AbbreviationsF/L = Flight Lieutenant
SGT = Sergeant
P/O = Pilot Officer
F/O = Flight Officer
WO = Warrant Officer
WO1 = Warrant Officer 1st class
WO2 = Warrant Officer 2nd Class
F/S = Flight Sergeant
S/L = Squadron Leader

Mark III (ED864) AJ-B, Operation Chastise 16/17-5-43

· F/L W Astell DFC
· SGT J Kinnear
· P/O F A Wile RCAF
· F/O D Hopkinson
· WO2 A Garshowitz RCAF
· F/S F.A Garbas RCAF
· SGT R Bolitho

Mark III (ED865) AJ-S, Operation Chastise 16/17-5-43

· P/O L J Burpee DFC RCAF
· SGT G Pegler
· SGT T Jaye
· F/S J L Arthur RCAF
· P/O L G Weller
· SGT W C A Long
WO2 J C Brady RCAF

Mark III (ED887) AJ-A, Operation Chastise 16/17-5-43

· S/L H M Young DFC & bar
· SGT D T Horsfall
· F/S C W Roberts
· F/O V S Macausland RCAF
· SGT L W Nichols
· SGT G A Yeo
· SGT W Ibbotson

Mark III (ED910) AJ-C, Operation Chastise 16/17-5-43

· P/O W Ottley DFC
· SGT R Marsden
· F/O J K Barrett DFC
· F/S T B Johnson
· SGT J Guterman DFM
· SGT H J Strange
· SGT F Tees (Prisoner of War)

Mark III (ED925) AJ-M, Operation Chastise 16/17-5-43

· F/L J V Hopgood DFC & bar
· SGT C Brennan
· F/O K Earnshaw
· P/O J W Fraser RCAF (Prisoner of War)
· SGT J W Minchin Mark III
· P/O G H F G Gregory DFM
· P/O A F Burcher DFM RAAF (Prisoner of War)

Mark III (ED927) AJ-E, Operation Chastise 16/17-5-43

· F/L R N G Barlow DFC RAAF
· P/O S L Whillis
· F/O P S Burgess
· P/O A Gillespie DFM
· F/O C R Williams DFC RAAF
· P/O H S Glinz RCAF
· SGT J R G Liddell

Mark III (ED934) AJ-K, Operation Chastise 16/17-5-43

· P/O V W Byers RCAF
· SGT A J Taylor
· F/O J H Warner
· P/O A N Whittaker
· SGT Wilkinson
· SGT C Mc Jarvie
· F/S J McDowell RCAF

Mark III (ED937) AJ-Z, Operation Chastise 16/17-5-43

· S/L H E Maudsley DFC
· SGT J Marriott DFM
· F/O R A Urquhart DFC RCAF
· P/O M J D Fuller
· WO2 A P Cottam RCAF
· F/O W J Tytherleigh DFC
· SGT N R Burrows

Mark III (EE145) KC-T, Training 6/6/43

· F/L J L Munro DFC RNZAF (Survived)
· SGT F Appleby (Survived)
· F/O G Rumbles DFC (Survived)
· SGT J H Clay (Survived)
· WO2 P E Pigeon RCAF (Survived)
· SGT W Howarth (Survived)
· F/S H A Weeks (Survived)

Mark III (ED765) AJ-M Training 5/8/43

· F/L W H Kellaway DSO (Survived)
· SGT D E Owen (Survived)
· P/O R Drury (Survived)
· F/S W Harris (Survived)
· F/S P Moore (Survived)
· SGT G W Horsfield (Survived)
· F/S E C temple (Survived)

Mark III (JA981) XD-?, Operation Dortmund Ems 14-9-43

· S/L D J H Maltby DSO DFC
· SGT W Hatton
· F/S V Nicholson DFM
· F/O J Fort DFC
· F/S A J Stone
· F/S V Hill
· W/O J L Welch DFM
SGT H T Simmonds

Mark III (EE130) AJ-A, Operation Dortmund Ems 16-9-43

· F/L R A O Allesbrook DSO DFC
· F/S P Moore
· P/O N A Botting
· F/S R B S Lulham
· F/O J M Grant DFC
· SGT I G Jones
· F/S W Walker
F/S S Hitchen

Mark III (EE144) AJ-S, Operation Dortmund Ems 16-9-43

· S/L G W Holden DSO DFC bar MID
· SGT D J D (Prisoner of War)ell MID
· F/L T H Taerum DFC RCAF
· F/O F M Spafford DFC DFM RAAF
· F/L R E G Hutchinson DFC bar
· P/O G A Deering DFC
· F/O H J Pringle DFC
P/O T A Meikle DFM

Mark III (JA874) KC-E, Operation Dortmund Ems 16-9-43

· P/O W G Divall
· SGT E C A Blake
· F/O D W Warwick RCAF
· F/S R C McArthur
· F/S J S Simpson
· SGT A A Williams
· SGT G S Miles
SGT D Allatson

Mark III (JA898) KC-X, Operation Dortmund Ems 16-9-43

· F/L H S Wilson
· P/O T W Johnson
· F/O J A Rodger
· F/O G H Coles RCAF
· WO1 L Mieyette RCAF
· F/S T H Payne
· SGT C M Knox

Mark III (JB144) KC-N, Operation Dortmund Ems 16-9-43

· F/L L G Knight DSO MID RAAF
· P/O R E Grayson (Prisoner of War)
· P/O H S Hobday DFC (Evaded Capture)
· F/O E C Johnson DFC RAAF
· P/O R G Kellow DFM RAAF
· F/S F E Sutherland RCAF
· SGT L C Woollard
F/S H E O’Brien RCAF

Mark III (ED735) KC-R, In Transit 17-11-43

· F/L E E G Youseman DFC
· P/O S J Whittingham DFM
· P/O L Plishka RCAF
· F/S R Florence DFN RNZAF
· F/O W C grimes DFM
· P/O A M Laughland DFM RCAF
· WO1 J B De C O’Grady RCAF

Mark III (ED886) AJ-O, Supply drop 10-12-43

· F/O G F Bull (Prisoner of War)
· SGT C C Wiltshire (Prisoner of War)
· SGT C M Chamberlain (Prisoner of War)
· SGT J Mclean Stewart
· F/S N Batey (Prisoner of War)
· F/S J H McWilliams (Evaded Capture)
· F/S D M Thorpe RCAF

Mark III (ED825) AJ-E, Supply drop 10-12-43

· F/O G H Weeden RCAF
· SGT A W Richardson
· P/O R N Jones
· F/S E J Walters RCAF
· F/S R G Howell
· SGT B Robinson
· WO2 R Cummings RCAF

Mark I (DV398) KC-Z, Operation Liege 21-12-43

· F/L G Rice DFC (Prisoner of War)
· F/S E C Smith
· F/O R MacFarlane
· WO2 J W Thrasher RCAF
· WO2 C B Gowrie RCAF
· F/S T W Maynard
· F/S S Burns

Mark III (ED918) AJ-F, Training 20-1-44

· T/L T V O’Shaughnessy
· F/O A D Holding
· F/O G Kendrick (Survived)
· F/O A Ward (Survived)
· F/L R C Hay DFC & bar

Mark I (DV382) KC-J, In Transit 13-2-44

· S/L W R Suggitt DFC RCAF
· F/S J Pulford DFM
· P/O J I Gordon DFC RAAF
· F/O N J Davidson RCAF
· P/O S G Hall RAAF
· F/S J P Riches
· F/O J McBride Dempster DFM RCAF
· S/L T W Lloyd DSO

Mark I (DV394) KC-M, Operation Munich 24-4-44

· F/L J L Cooper DFC (Prisoner of War)
· F/O T W Clarkson (Prisoner of War)
· F/L F E Drew DFC (Prisoner of War)
· F/O J H C A Lepine DFM RCAF (Prisoner of War)
· F/O A E Pelly (Prisoner of War)
· F/O F J Tucker (Prisoner of War)
· F/O G J Harden DFC

Mark I (DV403) KC-G, Operation Wizernes 24-6-44

· F/L J A Edward DFC
· F/O L W J King DFC
· P/O J I Johnson DFC RCAF
· WO2 T W P Price RCAF
· F/S S Isherwood
· F/O L T Pritchard DFC (Prisoner of War)
· F/S G H Brook

Mark I (ME773) KC-G In Transit 14-7-44

· F/S M L Hamilton
· F/O R T Duck
· F/L R M S Matthews

Mark I (ME557) KC-S, Operation Rilly-la-Montagne 31-7-44

· F/L W Reid VC (Prisoner of War)
· F/S D G W Stewart
· F/O J O Peltier RCAF
· P/O L G Rolton DFC
· F/S A A Holt
· W/O J W Hutton DFC
· F/O D Luker (Prisoner of War)

Mark III (JB139) KC-V, Brest 5-8-44

· F/O D Cheney RCAF (Evaded Capture)
· F/S J Rosher (Evaded Capture)
· P/O R Welch
· F/S A Curtis (Prisoner of War)
· F/S R H Pool
· WO2 K R Porter RCAF (Evaded Capture)
· P/O W N Watt

Mosquito VI (NT202) AJ-N, Training 7/8/44

· F/O W A Duffy DFC RCAF
· F/O P Ingleby

Mark I (ME559) KC-Y, In transit to Russia 11-9-44

· S/L D R C Wyness DFC (Survived)
· F/O J S Naylor (Survived)
· F/O R H Williams DFC (Survived)
· F/O H W Honing (Survived)
· F/O D C Shea DFC (Survived)
· F/S T Hoorocks (Survived)
· P/O G E Cansell (Survived)

Mark III (EE131) KC-B, In transit to Russia 11-9-44

· F/O I S Ross RAAF (Survived)
· SGT W Walter (Survived)
· F/S A Jackson (Survived)
· F/S E G Tilby (Survived)
· F/S K Jenkinson (Survived)
· F/S L D Griffiths (Survived)
· P/O A F McKellar (Survived)

Mark III (PB416) KC-V, Operation Norway 16-9-44

· F/O F Levy
· SGT P W Groom
· F/O C L Fox
· F/S E E S Peck
· F/S G M McGuire
· P/O A F McNally RCAF
· F/S D G Thomas
· F/O J F Naylor
· F/O D C Shea DFC

Mark I (NF923) KC-M, Operation Dortmund Ems 23-9-44

· F/L G S Stout DFC
· P/O A W Benting
· F/O C E M Graham MID
· F/O W A Rupert RCAF (Evaded Capture)
· F/O R H Petch DFC (Evaded Capture)
· F/O R J Allen DFC (Prisoner of War)
· F/S P L Whittaker DFM (Prisoner of War)

Mark I (NG180) KC-S, Operation Kembs Dam 7-10-44

· S/L D R C Wyness DFC
· F/S T J Hurdiss
· F/L R H Williams DFC
· F/O H W Honig
· F/O B J Hosie RNZAF
· F/S T Horrocks
· F/O G E Cansell

Mark III (LM482) KC-Q, Operation Kembs Dam 7-10-44

· F/L C J G Howard
· P/O F C Hawkins
· F/L T J Tate
· P/O E A Hartley
· P/O R D Lucan DFM
· W/O P E Woods
· F/S H G Clarke MID
· F/O D T Watkins DFc

Mark I (NF920) KC-E, Operation Tirpitz 29-10-44

· F/O D W Carey DFC RAAF (Survived)
· F/S L W Franks (Survived)
· P/O A M McKie (Survived)
· P/O D H McLennan RCAF (Survived)
· F/S A E Young (Survived)
· F/O G A Witherick DFM

Mark I (NG258) LE-?, Operation Politz 21-12-44

· F/O A E Joplin RNZAF (Survived)
· SGT F L Tilley (Survived)
· F/S C B R Fish (Survived)
· F/S G Cooke (Survived)
· F/S J T Thompson (Survived)
· F/O A J Walker DFC
· F/O R B Yates

Mark I (PD232) KC-G, Operation Bergen 12-1-45

· F/L H J Pryor DFC (Prisoner of War)
· W/O A L Winston (Prisoner of War)
· F/O H Ellis DFC (Prisoner of War)
· P/O A Hepworth (Prisoner of War)
· F/L E N Armstrong DFC (Prisoner of War)
· W/O E C Temple DFM (Prisoner of War)
· F/L G A Kendrick

Mark I (NF992) KC-B, Operation Bergen 12-1-45

· F/O I S Ross RAAF
· F/S W Walter
· W/O S R Anderson DFM
· P/O E G Tilby
· F/O M Ellwood DFM MID
· F/S L D Griffiths
· F/S A F McKellar

Mark B I (PD117) YZ-L, Operation Bremen 21-3-45

· F/L B A Gumbley DFM RNZAF
· F/O E A Barnett
· F/O K Gill DFC Croix de Guerre
· F/L J C Randon
· F/O G Bell

Mark I (PB415) KC-O, Operation Lossiemouth 5-4-45

· Lt W Adams USAAF (Survived)
· P/O J Langston (Survived)

Mark I (NG228) KC-V, Operation Lutzow 16-4-45

· S/L J L Powell DFC MID (Prisoner of War)
· F/S H W Felton DFM
· F/L M T Clarke DFC
· F/O A L Heath
· P/O K A J Hewitt
· F/S W Knight
· F/O J Watson

Mark I (PD139) YZ-L, Training 16/5/45

· Lt W Adams USAAF (Survived)
· P/O T H Collins (Survived)