Bomber Command Losses & Airmen from WW2

Project Introduction Page

My interest in Aviation started with a story of a family member who as an inventor designed & built an early flying machine.  I then went on to research the service of a Great Uncle who was one of the Aces of WW1 having served with the Royal Flying Corps. 

I went on to research his younger brother who had served with Bomber Command during WW2 & became hooked on the subject.

As a Professional Genealogist I then went on to assist a couple of Associations, Museums & Private Researchers to research a few Aircraft crashes before going on to volunteer with 102 Squadron Association as Archivist.  In May of 2020 I completed 'The Barmby Moor War Dead Project' researching the lives of over 50 Airmen of Bomber Command who lost their lives whilst serving with the strategic force.

Some of their stories are told here & the project page will be updated as more men are added.

Index of Names

 

A

Robert Baker Albright 

Frank Allen

Henry Edwin Amos 

Maxwell Warnock Apperson

Thomas Archibald (Scroll down the page when it opens)

Leslie James Ashfield

 

B

 

Gerald Spencer Barrett

Douglas Arnold Bellerby

Victor Edward Betterton

Sydney Bruce Bintley

Charles Harold Latshaw Brown

Francis Henry Brown

William Browning

 

C

 

Trevor Charles Coles

Wilfred Phelps Comrie

Charles Douglas Crawley

 

D

 

Hugh Edwin Donson

 

F

Henry Farquharson Ley

William Hugh Fetherston

Alvah Wilkie Flansburgh Washbourne

 

G

 

James David Garrow

John Burton Gayfer

Arthur James Graham

Michael Harold Griffith  (Scroll down the page when it opens)

 

H

Charles Hackney

Douglas William Francis Harper

Basil Graham Hart

 

J

 

William Patrick James (Scroll down the page when it opens)

 

L

 

Osborne Bayfield LeFurgey

Clive Gordon Lord

 

M

 

James Matthew Maxon

John McCormack

Frank Wallace McKinlay

John Allan McPhee

Douglas Charles Moon (Scroll down the page when it opens)

Gerald John Morgan

John Taylor Murray

 

N

 

John Eric Nicholson

Basil Norris 

 

O

 

Thomas Reid Owens

 

P

 

Reginald Percy Payton (Scroll down the page when it opens)

Frank Preston

 

R

 

Michael Norman Reilly

Reginald Francis Robb

William Alan Robertson

Cecil Richard Rundle

 

S

Cyril Arthur Saunders (Scroll down the page when it opens)

Henry Edward Richard Saunders

Derick Arthur Dudley Soggee

Myles Christian Campbell Squiers

George Frederick Strong 

Walter Irvine Strother

 

T

Norman Watson Thompson

William Charles Thurlow

Frederick Peter Turton

 

W

 

Keith Winterton

Peter Wityck

 

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