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SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
109 13/01/1943  Essen  DK332  Mosquito IV  T/o 1745 Wyton. Crashed 2125 on return to base. The first PFF Oboe Mosquito to be written off. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/Lt  E Campbell             
                 F/Lt  J E Turnbull             
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109 19/03/1943  Training  DZ427  Mosquito IV  Crashed, due to structural failure, on fenland near Boston, Lincolnshire. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/Lt  C R Henry    21  102972  SOUTH SHIELDS (HARTON) CEMETERY  2696451  19/03/1943 
                 P/O  W J Olde    25  134657  FORRABURY (ST. SYMPHORIAN) CHURCHYARD  2948355  19/03/1943 
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109 26/03/1943  Duisberg  DK318  Mosquito IV  T/o 1930 Wyton. Last heard calling for help at 2230, believed in the region of the Nort Foreland. This was the first loss of an Oboe equipped Mosquito. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/Lt  L J Ackland  DFC  23  114192  RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL  1082526  26/03/1943 
                 P/O  F S Strouts  DFC    J/17228  RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL  1808182  26/03/1943 
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109 8/04/1943  Duisberg  DZ430  Mosquito IV  T/o 2202 Wyton and crashed almost immediately, coming down at Hartford, Huntingdonshire. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/O  J Walker    20  117425  HULL NORTHERN CEMETERY  2402506  8/04/1943 
                 F/O  C D McKenna    24  J/6665  ALTRINCHAM BOWDON AND HALE (ALTRINCHAM) CEMETERY  1525630  8/04/1943 
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109 27/05/1943  Essen  DZ432  Mosquito IV  T/o Wyton. Shot down by a night fighter and crashed 0154 at Bleskengraaf en Hofwegen (Zuid Holland), 10 km NE of Dordrecht. This was the first Oboe equipped Mosquito shot down over enemy territory. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/Sgt  C L Chrysler             
                 P/O  R H Logan      J/17599  ROTTERDAM (CROOSWIJK) GENERAL CEMETERY  2634984  28/05/1943 
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109 22/10/1943  Training  DZ434  Mosquito IV  Disintegrated following loss of control while flying in cloud. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/O  F R Jackson  DFM  24  400989  CAMBRIDGE CITY CEMETERY  2651223  22/10/1943 
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109 9/11/1943  Bochum  DZ492  Mosquito IV  T/o 1715 Marham. Hit by flak and crash landed 2115 at Wyton airfield, Huntingdonshire. As the Mosquito touched down the tail assembly broke away from the fuselage. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/O  R E Leigh    22  412240  EINDHOVEN (WOENSEL) GENERAL CEMETERY  2617961  10/02/1944 
                 P/O  J Henderson             
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109 2/12/1943  Bochum  LR499  Mosquito IX  T/o 1730 Marham. Last heard by Trimingham at 1955, bearing 105 degrees. Minutes later came down at Heeswijk en Dinter (Noord Brabant), 10 km WSW of Uden, Holland. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/O  L F Bickley             
                 F/O  J H Jackson             
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
109 7/01/1944  Hamborn  DZ435  Mosquito IV  T/o 1930 Marham. On return to base, collided with a tree and crashed 2245 near crossroads at Narborough, 6 miles NW of Swaffam, Norfolk. Both crew members sustained serious injuries. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 P/O  C R G Grant             
                 F/O  K F Hynes    24  403514  ADINKERKE MILITARY CEMETERY  2774822  19/10/1944 
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109 13/01/1944  Essen  DZ440  Mosquito IV  T/o 0325 Marham. Shot down from 26,000 feet by an Me110( Oblt Deitrich Schmidt, III./NJG1) and crashed 0536 at Landwehr. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 P/O  P Y Stead  DFC           
                 W/O1  A H Flett  DFM  29  910709  REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY  2031370  14/01/1944 
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109 9/02/1944  Krefeld  DZ558  Mosquito IV  T/o 0151 Marham. Crashed at Laar (Limburg), 3 km N of Weert, Holland. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/O  R E Leigh    22  412240  EINDHOVEN (WOENSEL) GENERAL CEMETERY  2617961  10/02/1944 
                 F/Lt  M R Breed             
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
109 5/04/1944  ? ? ? ?  109-440405  Investigation  Details of this casualty are not known. CWG confirms Squadron and burial site. If you know any details regarding this loss please contact the webmaster. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/O  P E Mitchell  DFC  31  135429  GLASGOW (EASTWOOD) CEMETERY  2452961  5/04/1944 
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
109 8/04/1944  Essen  ML957  Mosquito XVI  T/o 2050 Little Staughton. Hit by flak and crash landed at Bradwell Bay, Essex. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/O  R H Pattison             
                 S/L  J V Watts             
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
109 6/05/1944  Leverkausen  ML958  Mosquito IX  T/o 1930 Little Staughton. Shot down by a night fighter and crashed near Herkenbosch (Limburg), 6km SE from the centre of Roermond in Holland. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 S/L  H B Stephens  DFC  32  106237  JONKERBOS WAR CEMETERY  2646947  6/05/1944 
                 F/Lt  N H Fredman  DFC  23  115624  JONKERBOS WAR CEMETERY  2645474  6/05/1944 
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
109 11/05/1944  Air Test  ML205  Mosquito IX  T/o 2030 Little Staughton but lost power from the port engine, swung and crashed. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/Lt  P F Woolland             
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
109 2/06/1944  Leverkausen  ML962  Mosquito XVI  T/o 2328 Little Staughton. Hit by flak which damaged the controls and the port engine. Regained the South Coast, but was abandoned circa 0250 near Caterham, Surrey, crashing into the front garden of a house in Ridgemount Avenue, Coulsdon. A blazing fuel tank was thrown onto the roof of a dwelling in Woodlands Grove, killing eighteen month old Alan Roote and injuring his parents who were admitted to Purley Hospital. Four other children in the house escaped unharmed. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/Lt  A C Carter             
                 F/O  E W Farrett             
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
109 18/06/1944  Air Test  ML900  Mosquito IX  T/o 1442 Swannington but veered off the runway and ran through a tent, killing its occupant, a member of the Royal Air Force Regiment. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/Sgt  E M Hunter             
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
109 28/06/1944  Scholven-Buer  ML960  Mosquito XVI  T/o 2315 Staughton. Badly shot about by a night fighter and on return an engine caught fire as the Mosquito neared Ramsgate. Crash landed 0215 at Manston airfield Kent. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/Lt  D N Russell             
                 F/O  J S Barker             
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
109 1/07/1944  Scholven-Buer  ML931  Mosquito XVI  T/o 2320 Little Staughton. Hit by cannon fire from a night fighter and later crashed landed 0225 at Woodbridge airfield, Suffolk. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/Lt  L Gattrill             
                 F/O  A J Burnett             
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
109 18/07/1944  Caen  ML939  Mosquito XVI  T/o 0420 Little Staughton. Overshot while trying to land at base on one engine and crashed 0645 near airfield. No injuries. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/Lt  H A Davis             
                 F/O  C P Harrold             
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
109 20/07/1944  Homburg  ML967  Mosquito XVI  T/o 2230 Little Staughton and crashed almost immediately. No Injuries 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/Lt  J B Burt             
                 F/Lt  R E Curtis             
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
109 31/08/1944  Koln  ML932  Mosquito XVI  T/o 2125 Little Staughton. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/Lt  J W Shaw             
                 F/O  J Broadley             
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
109 31/08/1944  Leverkausen  ML985  Mosquito XVI  T/o 2110 Little Staughton. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/Lt  G H A'Court  DFC           
                 F/Lt  F C E Waterman  DFC           
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
109 30/09/1944  Bottrop  ML997  Mosquito XVI  T/o 1014 Little Staughton and crashed almost immediately, both crew members sustaining minor cuts and bruises. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 S/L  R A M Palmer  VC DFC +  24  115772  RHEINBERG WAR CEMETERY  2032341  23/12/1944 
                 S/L  R A Esler             
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
109 4/10/1944  Heilbron  MM153  Mosquito XVI  T/o 1946 Little Staughton. Came down in Allied held territory and both returned to base on, or by, 15 October. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/Lt  D N Russell             
                 F/O  J S Barker             
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
109 18/10/1944  Pforzheim  MM178  Mosquito XVI  T/o 0008 Little Staughton. Crashed in Belgium. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 S/L  D H S Kay  DFC +  25  42006  ADINKERKE MILITARY CEMETERY  2774825  19/10/1944 
                 F/O  K F Hynes    24  403514  ADINKERKE MILITARY CEMETERY  2774822  19/10/1944 
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
109 16/11/1944  Julich  ML907  Mosquito IX  T/o 1345 Little Staughton. Returned to base only to encounter extremely poor visibility. W/O Garcia-Webb decided to make an SBA approach but on nearing the runway he was observed to pull up sharply in order to avoid flying into H/T cables. In doing so he lost control and the Mosquito stalled and spun in at 1525 near the airfield. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 W/O1  J Garcia-Webb    28  1280538  WILLESDEN JEWISH CEMETERY  2433477  16/11/1944 
                 W/O1  R J Wendes    23  1380740  CARISBROOKE CEMETERY  2351068  16/11/1944 
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
109 23/11/1944  Air Test  MM112  Mosquito XVI  T/o Little Staughton but crashed almost immediately. No injuries reported. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/Lt  J W Shaw             
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
109 27/11/1944  Neuss  ML979  Mosquito XVI  T/o 1838 Little Staughton. Crashed in the IJsselmeer. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/Lt  M Williamson  DFC           
                 F/O  A E Kitchen  DFC  24  173155  KAMPEN GENERAL CEMETERY  2820534  28/11/1944 
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
109 4/12/1944  Karlsruhe  ML990  Mosquito XVI  T/o 1804 Little Staughton. Collided in the air, at 30,000 feet, with another Squadron Mosquito XVI PF402, flown by F/O Relph who returned safely. Happily both offices parachuted and returned to Little Staughton. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 P/O  J Liddle             
                 P/O  A Smith             
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
109 21/12/1944  Bonn  PF382  Mosquito XVI  T/o 1642 Little Staughton as a reserve aircraft and it was while returning to base that a crash occurred, 1745, when the Mosquito came down amongst trees near Saxmundham, Suffolk. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/O  W T Kerr    22  171678  DUNFERMLINE CEMETERY  2456846  21/12/1944 
                 F/O  D A Weare  DFC  21  156001  CAMBRIDGE CITY CEMETERY  2651641  21/12/1944 
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
109 23/12/1944  ? ? ? ?  109-441223    DEtails of this Casualty are not known. CWG confirms unit etc. Please notify web owner if you have further details 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/Lt  G Russell  DFC  21  129583  RHEINBERG WAR CEMETERY  2032653  23/12/1944 
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
109 23/12/1944  Koln  ML998  Mosquito XVI  T/o 1031 Little Staughton. Shot down over the target area by a fighter. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/Lt  E C Carpenter    25  J/4918  RHEINBERG WAR CEMETERY  2042652  23/12/1944 
                 F/O  W T Lambert  DFM  36  145181  RHEINBERG WAR CEMETERY  2047831  23/12/1944 
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
109 27/12/1944  Rheydt  ML961  Mosquito XVI  T/o 1300 Little Staughton. Crashed at Keent (Limburg), a hamlet 3 km S of Weert, Holland. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/Lt  W McK Hodgson  DFC AFM  24  129945  GROESBEEK CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY  2663561  27/12/1944 
                 F/O  A J Cork  DFM           
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
109 31/01/1945  Duisberg  ML915  Mosquito IX  T/o 0359 Little Staughton and headed for the Hambourn district of Duisberg. Attempted to land at 0654 on one engine at Knocke-le-Zoute airfield in Belgium but overshot and ended up in a ditch. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 W/O  H M Smith             
                 F/Sgt  W R Wade             
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
109 2/02/1945  Training  MM155  Mosquito XVI  T/o 1900 Little Staughton. On return floated well beyond threshold. Attempted to overshoot but the port engine cut and aircraft crash landed, clipping Lancaster NG443 belonging to 583 Squadron. It is not thought that the injuries were serious. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/Lt  L A Bolin             
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
109 5/03/1945  Hallendorf  PF447  Mosquito XVI  T/o 1853 Little Staughton. Attacked the AP at 2142 from 32,000 feet, after advising success of their mission, headed for Brussels-Melsbroek, but crashed whilst attempting to land. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/O  A M Payne      161730  BRUSSELS TOWN CEMETERY  2109223  5/03/1945 
                 F/Lt  J V Evans    26  124672  BRUSSELS TOWN CEMETERY  2108966  5/03/1945 
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
109 6/03/1945  Wesel  PF429  Mosquito XVI  T/o 1453 Little Staughton to Oboe mark MT and troop concentrations. While taking over the lead formation, comprising of six Mosquitos collided with MM193 and last sighted diving steeply into cloud at 15,000 feet with its tailplane damaged. Th other Mosquito made a safe return to base. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 S/L  G M Smith    24  68790  RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL  1807448  6/03/1945 
                 F/Lt  W A Jones  DFC  24  146013  RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL  1802396  6/03/1945 
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
109 13/03/1945  Training  ML982  Mosquito XVI  Form AM 78 identifies this aircraft as being destroyed on this date in a flying accident. No record of this can be traced. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 ?/?  ? ??????             
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109 10/04/1945  Air Test  RV301  Mosquito XVI  T/o 1110 Little Staughton but swung off the runway and undercarriage collapsed. This was F/L Shaw's third attempt to become airbourne and the accident investigators concluded that he might have been advised to give up after aborting his second try. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/Lt  J W Shaw             
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
109 24/04/1945  Schleissheim  LR508  Mosquito IX  T/o 2213 Little Staughton to attack an airfield. Homebound, the crew tried to get into Brussels-Melsbroek but overshot and dived into the ground. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/Lt  J T McGreal  DFC  32  415706  BRUSSELS TOWN CEMETERY  2109142  25/04/1945 
                 P/O  T Lynn  DFC DFM  29  187095  BRUSSELS TOWN CEMETERY  2109139  25/04/1945 
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
109 3/08/1945  Training  ML991  Mosquito XVI  T/o 1116 Little Staughton for practice bombing. Returned 1304, but held off too high and then bounced on landing, smashing undercarriage. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 W/C  R C E Law