APTC = Army Physical Training Corps

BEM = British Empire Medal

DCM = Distinguished Conduct Medal

MiD = Mentioned in Despatches

NKG = No Known Grave

RA = Royal Artillery

R/POW - Died after repatriation from a Prisoner of War camp

TD = Territorial Efficiency Decoration

 

The 18 men listed below were all killed together with 6 American aircrew, Captain Leonard A. Ottaway, Captain Herbert Pluemer Jr., 2nd Lieutenant Henry G. Honeysett, T/Sgt George A. Collier, S/Sgt Joseph W. Bobo, and S/Sgt Xon Connett, when their C-47 was shot down by flak. There were no survivors.

 

Date

Name

Rank

Age

18/09/44

BROWNLOW, George T.

Pte

27

18/09/44

BUTLER, Arthur

Pte

24

18/09/44

CLAYTON, Harold

Pte

22

18/09/44

CLAYTON, John F.

Pte

27

18/09/44

FULLER, Richard

Pte

24

18/09/44

GEORGE, Daniel L.

Pte

27

18/09/44

GILLIVER, George H.

Pte

19

18/09/44

HOPWOOD, Harry

Pte

25

18/09/44

JOHNS, Eric E.

Pte

25

18/09/44

KILLINGWORTH, Richard

Pte

-

18/09/44

KINSLEY-SMITH, John C.

Sgt

29

18/09/44

LILLY, Owen

Cpl

24

18/09/44

PHILPOTTS, Henry J.

Pte

19

18/09/44

STANYER, Harold

Pte

23

18/09/44

STEVENS, Thomas

Pte

21

18/09/44

TAYLOR, Patrick

Pte

19

18/09/44

TUTTON, George

Pte

24

18/09/44

WILSON, Joseph

Pte

24

 

 

Date

Name

Rank

Age

Remarks

18/09/44

BADGER, Reginald G.

CSM

26

-

18/09/44

BIRD, John A.

Pte

33

-

18/09/44

BOYD, John

Pte

19

NKG

18/09/44

DAVISON, John

Lt

23

RA, NKG, Link

18/09/44

DRAKE, George M. W.

Pte

24

-

18/09/44

GRAYSTON, Raymond C.

Pte

20

-

18/09/44

HACART, Y. W.

Lt

-

French Army

18/09/44

HOSKINS, Sidney

Pte

27

NKG

18/09/44

PARKER, Eric D.

Sgt

24

-

18/09/44

PARKIN, Frank

Pte

20

-

18/09/44

PURTON, Harry

Pte

22

-

18/09/44

SLACK, Leslie

Pte

26

-

18/09/44

THORP, Denis G.

Pte

21

-

18/09/44

IRONS, Sidney

Pte

21

-

18-19/09/44

TRUEMAN, Alfred D.

Pte

20

-

18-19/09/44

WHITE, Bertie

Sgt

32

-

18-24/09/44

WASLEY, William

Sgt

28

-

18-25/09/44

COBB, John T.

Pte

22

NKG

18-25/09/44

FROST, Richard

L/Cpl

23

NKG

18-25/09/44

HUTCHINSON, Ronald F.

L/Cpl

21

NKG

18-25/09/44

LEACH, Wilfred

Cpl

28

-

18-25/09/44

McKINNON, Neil

CSM

32

APTC

19/09/44

BARRETT, Donald

Pte

20

-

19/09/44

COWIE, Samuel

Pte

24

-

19/09/44

DELACOUR, Lindsay D.

Lt

24

photo

19/09/44

DUNCAN, Walter P.

Pte

28

-

19/09/44

EVANS, Alan W.

Pte

20

NKG

19/09/44

LAYTON, George W.

Pte

25

-

19/09/44

MARRIOTT, Stanley K.

Pte

24

-

19/09/44

MUNRO, Alexander

Pte

22

NKG, Link

19/09/44

POLLOCK, William

Pte

20

NKG

19/09/44

SAUNDERS, Godfrey A.

Pte

20

-

19/09/44

WALLACE, Joseph

Pte

27

-

19/09/44

WATLING, Stanley E., BEM

Lt

28

NKG

19-20/09/44

HUGHES, Kenneth B.

Sgt

26

-

19-25/09/44

GILMOUR, Charles V.

Sgt

30

-

20/09/44

BRUCE, Gordon F. J.

Sgt

25

-

20/09/44

DES VOEUX, Sir Richard de B.

Lt-Col

32

MiD

20/09/44

FLETCHER, Hugh E.

Pte

19

NKG, Link

20/09/44

HAGGERTY, Denis

Pte

23

NKG

20/09/44

GIBBONS, James M.

Sgt

25

-

20/09/44

LANG, Dennis

Pte

24

-

20/09/44

PAGE, Michael S.

Maj

33

-

20/09/44

RITSON, Ernest V., TD

Maj

35

MiD, NKG

20/09/44

SMITH, William H.

Pte

29

-

20/09/44

SNEDDON, James

Pte

25

-

20/09/44

WAGENMAKERS, Loftus

Pte

22

-

20/09/44

WESBURY, Frank V.

L/Cpl

19

-

20/09/44

WEST, Roland J.

Cpl

22

NKG

20-22/09/44

DOWSETT, William H.

Pte

22

-

21/09/44

CARNEY, Martin H.

Pte

22

-

21/09/44

DONALDSON, William S.

Lt

25

-

21/09/44

GEORGE, Joseph

Pte

23

-

21/09/44

HAMILTON, John M.

Pte

26

-

21/09/44

HUNTER, David H.

Pte

20

NKG

21/09/44

LEWINGTON, Henry W.

Pte

25

-

21/09/44

STEAD, Cecil

L/Cpl

26

-

21/09/44

TAPPIN, Robert A.

Pte

24

-

22/09/44

FISHER, James L. S.

Pte

24

-

25/09/44

BENNETT, Charles E.

Pte

22

-

25/09/44

BUDIBENT, John W.

Pte

32

-

25/09/44

COOPER, Ernest

Pte

31

NKG

25/09/44

CREASY, Cecil H.

Pte

27

Army Catering Corps

25/09/44

EARDLEY, Arthur

Pte

19

-

25/09/44

FORD, Desmond E.

Pte

26

NKG, Link

25/09/44

HAIKIN, Bernard

Pte

24

-

25/09/44

LYNAS, Ernest

L/Cpl

26

-

25/09/44

MANNING, Joseph

Pte

25

NKG

25/09/44

STIRLING, Andrew T. G.

L/Cpl

20

NKG

25/09/44

TANSLEY, George

Pte

29

-

25/09/44

WALKER, Andrew O.

Sgt

33

NKG, Link

25-26/09/44

GREENWOOD, William J.

Pte

29

-

26/09/44

GOLLEDGE, William G.

Pte

27

NKG

26/09/44

MALCOLM, David

Pte

25

NKG, photo, Link

26/09/44

SMITH, Leslie

Pte

25

NKG

28/09/44

WILSON, John M.

Pte

20

-

01/10/44

COLEMAN, Frank R.

Pte

29

-

10/10/44

CAMBIER, H. Michael A.

Lt

23

Murdered

31/12/44

CARTER, John R.

Pte

24

-

27/02/45

OLIVER, Edward

Pte

26

-

16/03/45

HAYES, Charles W., DCM

Cpl

34

-

13/04/45

RHODES, Frederick W.

Pte

21

-

13/04/45

WILLIAMS, Albert L.

Pte

25

-

27/10/46

GREEN, William

Pte

23

R/POW