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  • RODGER, John David James
  • 21 years
  • Canadian
  • Pilot Officer
  • J/16394
  • Wellington Mk. III, BJ657
  • 6th December 1942
  • Allied Aircrew Memorial, Guernsey
John, known as Dave, was a son of Reverend William and Mrs. Margaret Rodger. He was born on June 12, 1921 in Winnifred, Alberta. He had a brother, William, and a sister, Margaret. An older sister, Jean died when she was young. He attended Public…... Read more
06
Dec
1942
  • CRONK, George Edward
  • 21 years
  • Canadian
  • Pilot Officer
  • J/17056
  • Wellington Mk. III, BJ657
  • 6th December 1942
  • Allied Aircrew Memorial, Guernsey
George was the son of John Benjamin and Esther Cronk. He was born in Toronto, Ontario on January 17, 1921. He had one brother, John Douglas Cronk. He attended Oakwood Collegiate in Toronto, Ontario, achieving his Junior Matriculation and was on the Honour List for…... Read more
06
Dec
1942
BLAHA, Josef
  • BLAHA, Josef
  • 28 years
  • Czech
  • Flight Sergeant
  • 788010
  • Spitfire Vb, EP449
  • 15th January 1943
  • Allied Aircrew Memorial, Guernsey
15
Jan
1943
  • EDWARDS, Allen Grayson
  • 35 years
  • Australian
  • Flying Officer
  • 416166
  • Spitfire IV, BR660
  • 25th January 1943
  • South/East of Guernsey
  • Allied Aircrew Memorial, Guernsey
Allen Grayson Edwards was born on 24 August 1907 in Commercial-road , Unley Park, Adelaide, South Australia, originally named as  Alleyne and later changed to Allen, he was the son of Allen Crisp Edwards and Maud Sophia Lewis Edwards nee Grayson, of Hyde Park, South…... Read more
25
Jan
1943
  • WILLIAMS, David John
  • 20 years
  • United Kingdom
  • Sergeant
  • 1314587
  • Whirlwind, P7052
  • 12th February 1943
  • Allied Aircrew Memorial, Guernsey
12
Feb
1943
YORKE, Donald Henry
  • YORKE, Donald Henry
  • 29 years
  • United Kingdom
  • Sergeant
  • 1467118
  • Ventura I, AE742
  • 15th March 1943
  • West of Guernsey
  • Allied Aircrew Memorial, Guernsey
15
Mar
1943
  • NOVAK, Jaroslav
  • 27 years
  • Czech
  • Flying Officer
  • 117370
  • Spitfire Vb, EP539
  • 14th May 1943
  • Allied Aircrew Memorial, Guernsey
On 14 May 1943 an Allied air attack took place over St Peter Port. The raid named Roadstead 2 was laid on as an anti-shipping strike against reported E-Boats off St Peter Port harbour. The attack took place at 20:30 hours with 23 attacking Spitfires…... Read more
14
May
1943
LOCKE, Gerald Frank
  • LOCKE, Gerald Frank
  • 21 years
  • United Kingdom
  • Sergeant
  • 1334443
  • Spitfire Vc, EP539
  • 5th June 1943
  • Allied Aircrew Memorial, Guernsey
05
Jun
1943
KANE-MAGUIRE, Noel Andrew Patrick
13
Jun
1943
GOODHEART, Ernest Walter
  • GOODHEART, Ernest Walter
  • 28 years
  • United Kingdom
  • Flight Sergeant
  • 1376102
  • Ventura II, AE937
  • 13th June 1943
  • North/West of Guernsey
  • Allied Aircrew Memorial, Guernsey
13
Jun
1943
LAWSON, James
  • LAWSON, James
  • 27 years
  • United Kingdom
  • Flight Sergeant
  • 656112
  • Ventura II, AE937
  • 13th June 1943
  • North/West of Guernsey
  • Allied Aircrew Memorial, Guernsey
13
Jun
1943
  • GALLEY, Arthur Joseph
  • 21 years
  • Australian
  • Flight Sergeant
  • 412004
  • Ventura II, AE937
  • 13th June 1943
  • North/West of Guernsey
  • Allied Aircrew Memorial, Guernsey
GALLEY, Arthur Joseph circa July 1941 GALLEY, Arthur Joseph going to war circa July 1941... Read more
13
Jun
1943
  • SIM, Robert James
  • 23 years
  • Flying Officer
  • 403995
  • Spitfire VI, BR319
  • 15th June 1943
  • North of Sark
  • Runnymede Memorial
    [Panel 198]
Robert James Sim was born on 28 June 1919 in Gisborne, New Zealand, the son of Peter Sim and Lilas Sim (née McAra). He attended Gisborne High School where he was outstanding in sport especially Rugby and cricket playing for the first XV and first…... Read more
15
Jun
1943
15
Jun
1943

Speed Ball and Piccadilly Commando

On New Year's Eve 1943, the main target scheduled to feel the wrath of the American Eighth Air Force was Merignac airfield near Bordeaux from where German long-range aircraft harassed Allied convoys carrying vital war supplies to beleagured Britain. (Other targets included the blockade runner,…... Read more
31
Dec
1943
JONES, Albert E.
  • JONES, Albert E.
  • 20 years
  • United States
  • First Lieutenant
  • O-802403
  • B17 F Fortress 42-29887
  • 31st December 1943
  • Allied Aircrew Memorial, Guernsey
31
Dec
1943
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