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RAF 1944

Please click on the links shown below. You will then be provided with all the current information that the Aircrew Remembrance Society have archived, relating to this particular loss. Compiled and researched over the last forty years from many resources, official documents, veterans accounts, crash site investigation and contributions from friends, family and loved ones. Some of the articles are well documented, but others have only brief descriptions and details. All are listed in the hope of attracting additional information to enhance the memory of these fallen airmen, thus providing detailed accounts to relatives searching for information, who in turn we hope may also be able to provide additional material. Every page presented here today on our site of remembrance is also archived by The British Library, in the memory of these boys for eternity.

The Society welcomes any details that will enable us to add details to existing pages, or to create new remembrance pages for fallen airman or veterans. If you wish to contribute photographs - documents - letters etc. that will enable us to improve or create a new remembrance page for someone special to you on this website, please use the contact page in our get in touch link, and follow the instructions. Please remember to include details to the source and contributor of any material you provide, so that all relevant acknowledgements to all contributions can be duly credited.

Direct Link To Web Archive
All 1944 from our previous archived site held at the British Library, is now available by direct link.
Please click Here to view full listings, which in turn gives access to all previous individual pages for this year.
For all new additions and updates, please see the current individual site list below.

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R.A.F Losses 1944

January -

27.01.1944 No.84 O.T.U. Wellington X HZ484 F/Lt Kirton
Location: Arthingworth, Northamptonshire, England.

30/31.01.1944. No 550 Squadron R.A.F Lancaster I. DV305. F/O Morrison
Location: Forced landing emergency airfield Woodbridge

February -

05.02.1944 No.26 O.T.U. (Operational Training Unit) Wellington X JA455 Sgt Bowe
Location: Fox Covert Wood, Stewkley, Buckinghamshire, England.

20.02.1944 No.61 Squadron Lancaster I HK538 F/O Wallis
Location: Lessien, Germany.

20.02.1944 No.10 Squadron R.A.F. Halifax II LW324 F/Sgt Walker
Location: Lessien, Germany.

March -

24/25. 03. 1944. No. 625 Squadron R.A.F. Lancaster I. ED317. Fl/Sgt. Jamieson.
Location: Lagenalza, Germany.

31.03.1944 No.97 Squadron RAF Lancaster III ND640 F/Lt Hyde
location: Münchholzhausen 5 km ESE of Wetzlar, Germany. + Updated 2015

April -

23/24.04.1944. No.77 Squadron. Halifax V. LL235 F/Lt Thompson
Location: 15 km NNE of Sonderborg off the Danish island of Als, Denmark.

27.04.1944 No.18 (PAFU) R.A.F. Oxford I LX196 F/O Moore
Location: Frankton, near Rugby, Warwickshire, England.

May -

11.05.1944 No.515 Squadron Mosquito FBVI NS932 P/O Ecclestone
Location: Wemeldinge, Netherlands.

June -

17.06.1944 No.10 Squadron R.A.F. Halifax III LV825 P/O Leitch
Location: Rawcliffe, near Goole, Yorkshire, England.

28/29th June 1944. No 102 Squadron Halifax III Lw143 Fl/Sgt.Campbell
Location: Gisors-Gourmay area, France

July -

30. 06/01. 07. 1944. No. 101 Squadron R.A.F. Lancaster I. ME616. P/O Rippon.
Location: Chateaudun, France. +

04.07.1944 No.602 Squadron R.A.F. Spitfire IX ML252 F/O Kelly
Location: Normandy area, France.

August -

26.08.1944 No.692 Squadron Mosquito XVI MM135 S/L Bird
Location: Old Warden, Bedfordshire, England.

September -

25.09.1944 No.132 Squadron R.A.F. Spitfire IX PL316 W/O Hyde
Location: Near Nijmegen, Netherlands.

October -

November -

21.11.1944 No.514 Squadron R.A.F. Lancaster I PD265 F/O France
Location: Moers, Germany.

December –

17.12.1944 No.692 PFF Squadron R.A.F. Mosquito XVI ML959 F/Lt Brunt
Location: Graveley, Huntingdonshire, England.

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