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  • MORRISSY, Donald Patrick
  • 20 years
  • Sergeant
  • 580414
  • Blenheim IV, L9265
  • 13th August 1940
  • Near Guernsey
  • Allied Aircrew Memorial, Guernsey
On Thursday 22 August 1940 a Blenheim belonging to No. 114 Squadron was detailed to bomb Jersey airport. Bristol Blenheim Mk IV, L9265 took off from Oulton, Norfolk at 08:20 hours and failed to return. No. 114 Squadron Not much is known about the incident…... Read more
13
Aug
1940
On Thursday 22 August 1940 a Blenheim belonging to No. 114 Squadron was detailed to bomb Jersey airport. Bristol Blenheim Mk IV, L9265 took off from Oulton, Norfolk at 08:20 hours and failed to return. No. 114 Squadron Not much is known about the incident…... Read more
13
Aug
1940
  • MOORES, Leslie Edwin
  • 21 years
  • Sergeant
  • 653917
  • Blenheim IV, L9265
  • 13th August 1940
  • Near Guernsey
  • Allied Aircrew Memorial, Guernsey
On Thursday 22 August 1940 a Blenheim belonging to No. 114 Squadron was detailed to bomb Jersey airport. Bristol Blenheim Mk IV, L9265 took off from Oulton, Norfolk at 08:20 hours and failed to return. No. 114 Squadron Not much is known about the incident…... Read more
13
Aug
1940

No. 114 Squadron

On Thursday 22 August 1940 a Blenheim belonging to No. 114 Squadron was detailed to bomb Jersey airport. Bristol Blenheim Mk IV, L9265 took off from Oulton, Norfolk at 08:20 hours and failed to return. The three man crew that day was Pilot Officer Ithilltyd…... Read more
22
Aug
1940
  • PAINTING, Geoffrey Arthur
  • 17 years
  • Sergeant
  • 1264156
  • Spitfire Vb, W3849
  • 30th September 1941
  • East of Alderney
  • Allied Aircrew Memorial, Guernsey
On Tuesday 30 September 1941 Britons youngest pilot Sergeant Geoffrey Arthur PAINTING, (Service number 1264156) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve was just 17 years old, when flying with 118 Squadron in a Supermarine Mk Vb Spitfire W3849. At the time he was engaging…... Read more
30
Sep
1941
HILES, Arthur Herbert
  • HILES, Arthur Herbert
  • 25 years
  • United Kingdom
  • Flying Officer
  • 85008
  • Hudson III, V9128
  • 15th March 1942
  • Allied Aircrew Memorial, Guernsey
15
Mar
1942
CLARKE, Eric Hugh Paul AFC
15
Mar
1942
Close up of burial stone... Read more
15
Mar
1942
DEWAR, David Wallace
  • DEWAR, David Wallace
  • 26 years
  • United Kingdom
  • Sergeant
  • 977834
  • Hudson III, V9128
  • 15th March 1942
  • Allied Aircrew Memorial, Guernsey
15
Mar
1942
  • BLACKWOOD, Francis John BEM
  • 28 years
  • United Kingdom
  • Pilot Officer
  • 46821
  • Spitfire X, 4502
  • 2nd June 1942
  • Off Casquets
  • Allied Aircrew Memorial, Guernsey
Pilot-Officer Blackwood was the son of Francis Peter and Frances Mildred Blackwood, and husband of Brenda Blackwood, of Pedmore, Worcestershire.  He was born in New Zealand. Paper clipping of Pilot-Officer Blackwood On Tuesday 2 June 1942 Pilot Officer Francis John Blackwood BEM (service number 46821) was…... Read more
02
Jun
1942
  • McLACHLAN, William John Andrew
  • 20 years
  • Canadian
  • Flight Sergeant
  • R/74892
  • Hurricane II b, BE484
  • 29th June 1942
  • North East of Alderney
  • Runnymede Memorial
    [Panel 66]
Flight Sergeant McLachlan was born to a Canadian father and Scottish mother in Spokane, Washington, USA. The family moved to Vernon, British Columbia while he was still young, which was where he was living when he enlisted in the RCAF in Vancouver on 25 October…... Read more
29
Jun
1942
  • UPSHUR, Robert Alexander
  • 23 years
  • United Kingdom
  • Flight Lieutenant
  • 100996
  • Hurricane II b, BE474
  • 18th July 1942
  • North/East of Alderney
  • Allied Aircrew Memorial, Guernsey
On Saturday 18 July 1942 an anti-shipping strike was conducted called Roadstead 25. This consisted with  4 Hurribombers (Converted Hawker Hurricane’s able to carry bombs) of 175 Squadron with 6 Supermarine Spitfires of 501 Squadron, who were tasked with attacking 2 motor vessels and 4…... Read more
18
Jul
1942
  • BRANNIGAN, Stewart Gordon
  • 23 years
  • New Zealand
  • Pilot Officer
  • 404885
  • Spitfire, EP128
  • 11th August 1942
  • Allied Aircrew Memorial, Guernsey
Stewart Brannigan was born at Carterton, New Zealand on 22nd August 1918, he was the Son of Ernest Cattle Brannigan and Kathleen Stewart Brannigan, of Kaponga, Taranaki, New Zealand. He was educated at the Dannvirke High School, where he gained his Senior Free Place. He…... Read more
11
Aug
1942
  • CACHIA, John Thomas
  • 21 years
  • Warrent Officer Class II
  • R/83541
  • Wellington Mk. III, BJ657
  • 6th December 1942
  • Allied Aircrew Memorial, Guernsey
John, known as Jack, was the son of Paul and Aloysia Cachia. He was born in Toronto, Ontario on December 28, 1921. He had three brothers, two sisters, three half brothers and a half sister. He attended primary and high schools, technical college and the…... Read more
06
Dec
1942
  • URQUHART, David Smith
  • 19 years
  • Canada
  • Flight Sergeant
  • R/119542
  • Wellington Mk. III, BJ657
  • 6th December 1942
  • Allied Aircrew Memorial, Guernsey
David was the son of Charles and Elizabeth Urquhart and he was born on August 27, 1921 in Manitoba. His father and mother were born in Scotland. He had a younger brother, Charles Arthur Ian who also served in WW II.   David completed Grade…... Read more
06
Dec
1942
  • HAYES, Ronald
  • 27 years
  • British
  • Pilot Officer
  • J/18550
  • Wellington Mk. III, BJ657
  • 6th December 1942
  • Allied Aircrew Memorial, Guernsey
Pilot Officer Ronald Hayes was born in Birkenhead, England on March 26, 1914, the son of Victor and Amelia Hayes. He had three brothers; Reginald, Douglas and Stanley and three sisters; Mollie, Phyllis and Patricia.He attended Rock Ferry School, Cheshire and later he worked for his…... Read more
06
Dec
1942
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