[1][4] He joined Z Special Unit in October and was transferred to Cairns in Far North Queensland for further operational training. At this time, awarded "for acts of gallantry when flying in active operations against the enemy" to non-commissioned officers and men. He served his country in the Navy during World War II, stationed in Europe on the USS Hugh Purvis, under Admiral Kirk. In 1955 Flt Lt John Holloway, a serving RAF officer, began a personal challenge to compile a complete list of "The Few". Interrogated and tortured, the team was confined for approximately two weeks before being taken down to Aitape Beach on the afternoon of 24 October 1943. August 26, 1944. [5], Nothing was done officially, however, to define the qualifications for the classification of a Battle of Britain airman until 9 November 1960. No more was heard from them after early October. The son of an itinerant worker of Dutch ancestry,[1][2] his siblings included a sister and two brothers. Leonard George Siffleet was born on 14 January 1916 in Gunnedah, New South Wales. KIA 10 July 1940; First Casualty of the Battle of Britain, Born Grimsby, 31 August 1920. Awarded for acts of gallantry and devotion to duty under fire. This research guide provides a general understanding of how to find information on US Navy personnel within the Naval History and Heritage Command and other government institutions. [7], More recently, the Battle of Britain Monument on the Victoria Embankment in London was unveiled on 18 September 2005 by Their Royal Highnesses the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall. The Memorial, unveiled by Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother on 9 July 1993, shares the site with the Christopher Foxley-Norris Memorial Wall on which a complete list of "The Few" is engraved. U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 Over 10 million draft cards of men aged 45-65 who registered for the fourth WWII draft in 1942. [10] The photo was published in Australian newspapers and in Life magazine but was thought to depict Flight Lieutenant Bill Newton, who had been captured in Salamaua, Papua New Guinea, and beheaded on 29 March 1943. From September 1940 Capon always flew as No 2 to Sqn Ldr Tuck. George was a World War II Veteran and a survivor of Iwo Jima. [1][3] Described by Commander Eric Feldt, director of the Coastwatchers, as "the best type of N.C.O. Leonard George Siffleet (14 January 1916 – 24 October 1943) was an Australian commando of World War II. Military Service. All individuals listed in bold and highlighted in silver are believed to be still alive. Source: Troopships of World War II by Roland W. Charles, published by the Army Transportation Association, Washington, D.C., 1947. Born Dublin, Ireland. Posted to M Special Unit of the Services Reconnaissance Department, Siffleet was on a mission in Papua New Guinea when he and two Ambonesecompanions were captured by partisan tribesmen and handed over to the Japanese. 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Generation [4] The Roll of Honour within the Chapel contains the names of 1,497 pilots and aircrew killed or mortally wounded during the Battle. KIA 15 April 1942. KIFA 26 November 1942 (By then a Gp Capt). Four ! J CUNNINGHAM", "Battle of Britain London Monument – P/O J CURCHIN", "Battle of Britain London Monument – F/Lt. KIA 9 May 1942 (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner), KIA 1 January 1941 (Pilot). Andrew Morton Civil War 80. Robert Dixon, 'A Gathering of Eagles' PublishBritannica 2004. Robert Dixon, 'Men of the North: A few of the Few' Wolf's Nick Publishing 2011, This page was last edited on 20 September 2020, at 11:54. Born Wellington, New Zealand, 7 February 1918. They were ambushed by a hundred native villagers near Aitape and, after a brief melée during which Siffleet shot and wounded one of their attackers, the group was captured and handed over to the Japanese. On 12 October was shot down in Hurricane V2798 in combat with Me109's over Dungeness. Elmer R. Mayer 75. Earl J. Mayer 74. ★ He served with honor in the United States Navy. [2][3], Staverman's reconnaissance group commenced its mission in north-east New Guinea in July, trekking across mountainous terrain through August and September. … George served on the submarine HMS Turbulent during World War II and was declared dead after the submarine went missing while out on patrol in 1943. ... GEORGE HANDLEY GEORGE LEONARD GEORGE M. BIBB GEORGE S. SIMONDS GEORGE SHIRAS GEORGE W. CAMPBELL GEORGE W. GOETHALS GEORGE W. JULIAN GEORGE W. McCRARY Retired Feb 1959 as Wing Commander; died 2 September 2010, KIFA 1 July 1942 (Killed by inexperienced pilot). This site is a searchable archive for World War II era Army enlistment records, generally spanning the years 1938 - 1946. [7] Chikao has been variously reported as having died before the end of the war, and as having been captured and sentenced to be hanged, with his sentence subsequently commuted to 10 years' imprisonment. Born 1925. [2][3], In 1942, the Air Ministry made the decision to compile a list from records of the names of pilots who had lost their lives as a result of the fighting during the Battle of Britain[notes 1] for the purpose of building a national memorial. [13] A memorial park commemorating Siffleet was also dedicated at Aitape in May 2015. [2][11] It later went on display at the Australian War Memorial. [2][3] Clarice Lane (incorrectly addressed as "Clemice" Lane) had in the meantime received two letters from the Allied Intelligence Bureau in July and September, stating that Siffleet was "safe and well". George Leonard Mead. Each Tuesday the Citizen Tribune shares a photo from the formative years of the Silent Generation. All three men were interrogated, tortu… KIA 10 September 1940 (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner), Born Burslem, Staffordshire, 13 March 1913. WWII 44108 AWMM. George L. Leonard, 93, of Owensboro, passed away April 2, 2019 at Owensboro Center. George was born in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1923. He was my third cousin 3 times removed and his grandmother Elizabeth Haw (1837-1902) was my first cousin 4 times removed. Awarded to Belgian nationals or some distinguished foreign persons who made very important contributions to the Belgian state or society. [10], Shared 41 Squadron's first World War II victory, a He 111, with Sgts. Died 24 May 1974. Index to the General Orders of the 398th Infantry Regiment, in World War II by Brandon T. Wiegand, Paperback, 107 pages. George Leonard Pugh: From: Medina County, Ohio: Death: August 2, 1945: War: World War II: Branch: US Army: Rank: Second Lieutenant: Group: 135th Field Artillery, 83rd Infantry Division: Cause: Hostile, Killed in Action: Awarded ★ Commended for Valuable Services in the Air 1945. Retired RAF (Wg Cdr) 1966. Siffleet signalled Fryer to warn him of the hostile natives and of Japanese patrols, indicating that he was preparing to burn his party's codes and bury its radio. John A. Boret, CBE, MC, AFC, who commanded 41 Squadron from May 1933 – Mar 1937; remembered on Panel 7 of the Runnymede Memorial. A military decoration of both France and Belgium, also commonly bestowed to foreign military forces allied to France and Belgium. In memory of: Private George Leonard Hill. Donald was the son of Thomas Edward and Edith Annie Grant, of Totton, Hampshire. MIA 3 May 1943, (Wg Cdr) shot down in combat over Netherlands; aged 31; Born Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 25 February 1912; son of Kenneth A. and Grace L. Blatchford, of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; remembered on Panel 118 of the Runnymede Memorial. George Leonard Gormley He was a World War II Era casualty on June 14, 1944. [2][12] Siffleet is commemorated on the Lae Memorial in Lae, Papua New Guinea, together with all other Commonwealth war dead from actions in the region who have no known grave. Marine Corps recruiting broadcasts, 1942-43 (5 items). (1941). Died, in rank of Colonel, 13 February 1946 in crash of Douglas DC-3 Dakota in, Died 26 August 2007 in Spring, Texas, USA, Committed suicide 10 June 1943 Adelaide, Australia. Born Manchester, 7 September 1915. George Leonard "Red" Coberly, a 68-year resident of Ventura County and a 50-year resident of Thousand Oaks, passed away Dec. 27, 2005, in Thousand Oaks. [1], After training in radio communications at Melbourne Technical College, Siffleet volunteered for special operations in September 1942 and was posted to the Services Reconnaissance Department (SRD) of the Allied Intelligence Bureau in Melbourne. Age: 30. Campaign. Ramsay 1989, pp.262, 264, 491, 759, 760, 765. Died just 250 y from Borowski, who was his wingsman. Shot down 9 July 1941. William F. Mayer WW1 76. Commissioned May 1938; relinquished commission April 1965, Born Chorley, Lancashire, 20 June 1905. At this time, awarded "for acts of courage or devotion to duty whilst flying, though not in active operations against the enemy" to commissioned officers and warrant officers. After fourteen years of research Flt Lt Holloway had 2,946 names on the list. Ernest George Leonard (Ern) Cowham was 50 years old when World War II: Nazi Germany invades the Soviet Union in Operation Barbarossa. Born from 1927 to 1945, the Silent Generation is sandwiched between the G.I. Awarded for meritorious or distinguished service by officers of the armed forces during wartime, typically in actual combat. Military service. We have records of 8,288,156 U.S. Army soldiers, reservists, and enlistees. Ace, 12 aircraft destroyed, Died 18 April 2001, Born Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, 7 June 1916. Updated. In addition, about 250 men who were lost while serving on submarine tenders and submarine rescue vessels are included on this list. A decoration of France awarded for excellent civil or military conduct delivered, upon official investigation. The following is a list of pilots and other aircrew who flew during the Battle of Britain, and were awarded the Battle of Britain Clasp to the 1939–45 Star by flying at least one authorised operational sortie with an eligible unit of the Royal Air Force or Fleet Air Arm during the period from 0001 hours on 10 July to 2359 hours 31 October 1940. Audio tapes of radio program "Marine Diary," 1978-80 (93 items). He moved across to M Special Unit the same month to take part in a mission to set up a coastwatching station in the hills behind Hollandia in Netherlands New Guinea. KIFA 30 November 1948 in Ruahines, during photographic reconnaissance in Gisborne area of NZ. John Arbuthnott 564104 aged 26. In September 1939 CO of 113 Fighter Escadrille, which defended Warsaw. Shot down in combat over, WIA 31 August 1940; Died 7 February 1941 (Pilot). KIFA 15 October 1942. He served with 102 Squadron, RAF, which was a bomber Squadron, one of its officers being George Leonard Cheshire, VC, and was based at RAF Pocklington, flying the Lancaster. Born Casselman, Ontario, Canada, 27 March 1914 (Pilot). of the A.I.F., young and competent",[5] Siffleet joined a party led by Sergeant H. N. Staverman of the Royal Netherlands Navy, which included two Ambonese privates, H. Pattiwal and M. Reharing. Commissioned on graduation from RAF College Cranwell, December 1925; cashiered by General Court Martial for low flying, December 1930; re-joined RAFVR as NCO pilot, September 1939; re-commissioned January 1943; relinquished commission, January 1955; Also awarded Belgian Knight in the Order of Leopold. George, Leonard score 21 as Clippers beat Warriors 108-101 Dr. Dre recovering well after being admitted into hospital A year on, questions haunt Iran's downing of Ukrainian plane Born in Gunnedah, New South Wales, he joined the Second Australian Imperial Force in 1941, and by 1943 had reached the rank of sergeant. [6], After Pattiwal rejoined Siffleet and Reharing, they attempted to make their way to the Dutch border. A decoration of France awarded for very meritorious conduct with the. D.O.B 4 May 1919, WIA 11 September 1940; Died 19 September 1940. [1][2] The officer who executed Siffleet, Yasuno Chikao, ordered a private to photograph him in the act. He is buried in Carluke (Wilton) Cemetery, Lanarkshire, Section E, grave 89. Siffleet made his way to Sydney in the late 1930s, seeking to join the police force, but was prevented from doing so because of his eyesight. Veterans born in kyogle, NSW Browse through names to find men and women who served in the Australian Army, Navy, Airforce and Nurses during World War Two and were born in kyogle-NSW. Army AWMM. Dubious noises about the national debt | Opinion | avpress.com Claimed a He111 destroyed on 12 August and a Ju88 the next day. Assigned to the SRD's Dutch section as a radio operator, Siffleet was promoted sergeant in May 1943. Ranks given are those held during the Battle of Britain, although a higher rank may have been achieved after the Battle. Relinquished commission, Jul 1956, retaining Flt Lt; became Doctor; died 1997, KIA 18 October 1940. C F CURRANT", Battle of Britain London Monument – participants, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_RAF_aircrew_in_the_Battle_of_Britain_(A–C)&oldid=979379536, United Kingdom in World War II-related lists, CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown, Pages containing London Gazette template with parameter supp set to y, Short description with empty Wikidata description, Articles with unsourced statements from April 2011, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Retired May 1958 as a Squadron Leader; died 1995, KIA 6 September 1940 (Pilot) Shot down in combat with a Bf 109 over Ashford in Hurricane, Joined 264 in September 1940. Service number. Thaddeus N. McDaris WW1 78. Bound and blindfolded, surrounded by Japanese and native onlookers, they were forced to the ground and executed by beheading, on the orders of Vice-Admiral Michiaki Kamada of the Imperial Japanese Navy. POW 17 August 1943. Leonard George Siffleet (14 January 1916 – 24 October 1943) was an Australian commando of World War II. Charles Mosher WW1 81. KIA 31 August 1940. George, Leonard score 21 as Clippers beat Warriors 108-101 Queta scores 18 to lead Utah St. over New Mexico 77-45 A year on, questions haunt Iran's downing of Ukrainian plane Of these airmen, 537 were killed during the Battle or later died of wounds received. Born Newcastle upon Tyne 1915. Cannon shell exploded in cockpit, 1 October 1940, blinding him in one eye and wounding his right arm and leg; baled out and hospitalised; underwent plastic surgery at Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, by facial reconstruction pioneer Dr. Archie McIndoe; became one of the founding members of McIndoe's "Guinea Pigs"; died 30 January 2004, CBE, DSO*, DFC*, DFC(Netherlands), MoM1 (Czech), AFC*, WIA 29 October 1940; Died 9 November 1940, Born 23 January 1913 – Died 21 November 1997, KIA 29 October 1940 (Pilot) Believed attacked by a Bf 109 in his Spitfire. We can do great things. The outside of the monument is lined with bronze plaques listing all the Allied airmen who took part in the Battle. pilots of 302 died in just one sortie hitting the ground: Borowski, Carter, Wapniarek, Zukowski. George Leonard WW1 71. At some point Staverman and Pattiwal separated from the others to undertake further exploration of the countryside, and were ambushed by a group of natives. A photograph of Siffleet's impending execution became an enduring image of the war, and his identity was often confused with that of other servicemen who suffered a similar fate, in particular Flight Lieutenant Bill Newton. On 1 January 1941, after flying a night patrol, Capon was killed landing in a snow blizzard at Coltishall, Born Wellington, New Zealand, 27 February 1918. Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. About U.S., World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 This database contains information on about 8.3 million men and women who enlisted in the U.S. Army during World War II. Killed Speke 4 February 1941 aged 26, flying Hawker Hurricane V7078. The Battle of Britain Memorial Trust, founded by Geoffrey Page, raised funds for the construction of the Battle of Britain Memorial at Capel-le-Ferne near Folkestone in Kent. The following is a list of pilots and other aircrew who flew during the Battle of Britain, and were awarded the Battle of Britain Clasp[1] to the 1939–45 Star by flying at least one authorised operational sortie with an eligible unit of the Royal Air Force or Fleet Air Arm during the period from 0001 hours on 10 July to 2359 hours 31 October 1940. A second bar is added to the ribbon for holders of the DFC and Bar who receive a third award. Published December 31st 2004 by D-Day Militaria. A bar is added to the ribbon for holders of the DSO who received a second award. George was the youngest son of … eligible unit of the Royal Air Force or Fleet Air Arm, Aitken, Sir John William Maxwell "Max", 2nd Baron Beaverbrook, https://web.archive.org/web/20120111124212/http://www.bbm.org.uk/Cobden.htm, Knight Grand Cross of The Order of the Bath, Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order, Member of the Order of the British Empire, Officer of the Order of the British Empire, Non-British personnel in the RAF during the Battle of Britain, List of World War II aces from the United Kingdom, List of RAF aircrew in the Battle of Britain (D–F), List of RAF aircrew in the Battle of Britain (G–K), List of RAF aircrew in the Battle of Britain (L-N), List of RAF aircrew in the Battle of Britain (O-R), List of RAF aircrew in the Battle of Britain (S-U), List of RAF aircrew in the Battle of Britain (V-Z), "The Battle of Britain Historical Society", The Royal Air Force Chapel, Westminster Abbey, Battle of Britain London Monument – project history, "WW2 People's War – My older brother in the RAF in Norway and Battle of Britain", http://disc.yourwebapps.com/discussion.cgi?disc=105008;article=28362;title=The%20Battle%20of%20Britain%20Historical%20Society%20Discussion%20Forum, http://disc.yourwebapps.com/discussion.cgi?disc=105008;article=29058;title=The%20Battle%20of%20Britain%20Historical%20Society%20Discussion%20Forum;pagemark=25, "Battle of Britain London Monument – F/Lt. Seriously WIA 28 September 1940; Died of wounds 10 November 1940 Halton Hospital. The History Press 2008. [14], Richmond, "'Locust', 'Whiting' and New Britain", Sergeant Leonard George (Len) Siffleet: Timeline, Flight Lieutenant William Ellis Newton, VC, Casualty details: Siffleet, Leonard George, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Leonard_Siffleet&oldid=994707145, Australian military personnel killed in World War II, People notable for being the subject of a specific photograph, World War II prisoners of war held by Japan, Australian Army personnel of World War II, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 17 December 2020, at 03:36. Commissioned June 1942, demobilised 1946, KIA 11 August 1940 aged 27 when he was shotdown in Hurricane, KIA 8 October 1940 aged 21 when as a Pilot of Spitfire. P/O Carter probably, as Borowski, was posthumously awarded with VM.Pupil at St Joseph's college, South Croydon, London 1928–30. The medal came into being after a recommendation made by General George C. Marshall to President Roosevelt in which Marshall argued that such a medal would boost morale amongst the ranks of long-suffering infantrymen. Joined 257 Squadron on 17 May 1940. A submariner in World War II – George Leonard Mason (1913-1943) Leave a reply. KIA 12 August 1940 Shot down in flames in Spitfire, WIA 25 August 1940; died 26 August 1940; Blenheim, KIA 23 September 1940. George Leonard Hill; Canadian Virtual War Memorial George Leonard Hill. Highest Polish military award for courage in the face of the enemy. KIA 28 September 1940, aged 26. Released from RAF 1947. MIA 27 August 1940; Blenheim crashed into the sea during a reconnaissance mission along the south Norwegian coast, Arthur and Sgt E A Ringwood MIA; Sgt R C R Cox KIA. Born 1915. .....Click for picture 3049 : George N. Seger 1939 : George P. Garrison 2525 : George P. McKay 1045 : George Poindexter 2807 : George Pomutz 2194 : George Popham 2657 : George R. Holmes 2395 : George R. Poole 0259 : George Read 0448 : George Rogers Clark Harold Luick WW1 72. Lost control following collision with Flt Lt G L Sinclair; hit He 111 of III.KG/53 amidships and crashed. P COPELAND", http://thefew.info/AIRCDRE_James_Coward.html, "Battle of Britain London Monument – F/O E D CREW", "Battle of Britain London Monument – P/O R F CROCKETT", "Battle of Britain London Monument – P/O D CROWLEY-MILLING", "Battle of Britain London Monument – P/O W A CUDDIE", "Battle of Britain London Monument – F/Lt. Red, as he was known to family and friends, was Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers. This became the Battle of Britain Chapel at Westminster Abbey, which was unveiled by King George VI on 10 July 1947. not during combat, For details of RAF rank abbreviations, see, For details of FAA rank abbreviations, see. George A. Naekel WW1 82. Service Number: B/37769. George was a [8][9], The photograph of Siffleet's execution was discovered on the body of a dead Japanese major near Hollandia by American troops in April 1944. Born in Gunnedah, New South Wales, he joined the Second Australian Imperial Force in 1941, and by 1943 had reached the rank of sergeant. A bar is added to the ribbon for holders of the DFC who receive a second award. At this time, awarded "for acts of gallantry when flying in active operations against the enemy" to commissioned officers and warrant officers. Both were captured and reported as killed, but Pattiwal later escaped and rejoined Siffleet and Reharing. AMO N850, published by the Air Ministry, stated for the first time the requirements for the awarding of the Battle of Britain Star, and listed the 71 units which were deemed to have been under the control of RAF Fighter Command.[6]. Researchers discover film footage from World War II that turns out to be a lost documentary shot by Alfred Hitchcock and Sidney Bernstein in 1945 about German concentration camps. MIA 16 November 1940 (216 Sqn) when aircraft ran out of fuel at sea between HMS Argus and Malta; aged 20; Born London, 8 November 1919; son of Air Cdr. This was initially regarded as being from 8 August to 31 October 1940; however, the dates were later amended to also include those who lost their lives between 10 July and 7 August. The awards listed include those made during the Battle of Britain and during the remainder of World War II, as well as any made post-war. Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. Highest British military decoration, awarded for valour in the face of the enemy. Retired from the RAF at the rank of Air Cdre. He graduated Roosevelt High School in Dayton, Ohio, where he was a star football player. KIA 30 June 1942 over Germany as Air Gunner in, KIA 16 May 1941 (North Africa), ace with 7 victories, WIA 7 October 1940, Died 8 October 1940 Shot down in Spitfire. Commissioned from Warrant Officer to Flt in February 1943 – Died 1993, Awarded for ten years' efficient service in the Royal Auxiliary Air Force. George Burr Leonard was born on Aug. 9, 1923, in Macon, Ga. His father was an insurance executive. He was nevertheless called up for the militia in August 1940, and attached to a searchlight unit at RAAF Station Richmond. George built an electric motor when he was 8, collected more than … He married Mary Ann Clisby in 1941. Nazi Germany is the common English name for Germany between 1933 and 1945, when Adolf Hitler and his Nazi Party (NSDAP) … Chester Miller WW1 79. Aircrew listed as KIA, MIA, WIA or KIFA during the Battle of Britain are highlighted in blue. Warrant Officer Class 1, HQ Western Command Army Service Corps (AMF), Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2 DEY, George Captain, CMF / Army Reserve Units, Australian Army MIA 6 July 1942; ADC to His Excellency the Governor General, the Earl of Athlone, from 1 August 1941 to 31 March 1942. His CdG from 1940 received in 2000. Born Worksop, Notts., 19 May 1920; Released from RAF as Squadron Leader, Jan 1946. Robert Dixon, '607 Squadron: A Shade of Blue'. Sgt Brennan was struck and killed by a landing, CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (. Died 8 August 1970 in UK. There are many resources available in the command; however, the information may be varied due to the era in which the resource was created. With Helena Bonham Carter, Jasper Britton, Leonard Berney, George Leonard. [1], Discharged from the militia after three months, Siffleet returned to his family to help look after his young brothers following their mother's death. Sergeant Arbuthnott was an ex apprentice and pre war pilot, at the start of the war he served with No 43 squadron at Tangmere and was then posted to No 1 Squadron in France, during the Battle of Britain he was posted to No 229 squadron[kittybrewster.com/members/table_13.htm], An archaeological dig in September 1979 unearthed the wreckage of a. Court-martialled and dismissed from RAF, Oct 1941, possibly due to bounced cheques; died UK Jul 1962, Born Bradford, Yorkshire, 6 July 1911. Cunningham also received the Soviet Order of Patriotic War 1st Class and the US Silver Star. George L. Leonard, 93, of Owensboro, passed away April 2, 2019 at Owensboro Center. Includes men and women, foreign scouts and nationals, etc. Scrambled in bad weather against Messerschmitts. KIA 20 February 1945, by then a Gp Capt, buried in Toronto, Canada. A second bar is added to the ribbon for holders of the DSO and Bar who received a third award. 127.13 Still Pictures (General) 1870-1981 World War II training films and films of combat in the South Pacific, 1939-45 (21 reels). Awarded for personal service to the sovereign, Awarded to an individual who "has demonstrated deeds of valour and courage on the field of battle.". He played semi-professional football after graduating. The idea for the monument was conceived by the Battle of Britain Historical Society which then set about raising funds for its construction. Code-named Operation Whiting, their task was to work in concert with another group (Operation Locust), led by Lieutenant Jack Fryer. Abandoned Spitfire, (pilot) KIA 11 October 1940 when his Spitfire (. Conrad Lehman Spanish American 70. KIA 16 October 1941: Hit by AA over Flushing, NL, whilst serving with 615 Sqdn. KIA 30 September 1940 Spitfire crashed on Alnmouth Beach due to a flying accident. All three men were interrogated, tortured and later beheaded. Commissioned August 1941; KIFA with 32 MU aged 26. World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM. Despite positive identification in 1945 of Siffleet as the soldier pictured, the image continues on occasion to be misidentified as Newton by some sources. Commissioned June 1941; retired Aug 1970; died October 2003. Posted to M Special Unit of the Services Reconnaissance Department, Siffleet was on a mission in Papua New Guinea when he and two Ambonese companions were captured by partisan tribesmen and handed over to the Japanese. He was born June 11, 1925 in Fredericktown, MO to the late Frank and Alma Leonard. In order to limit the numbers of footnotes which would otherwise be required, the symbol, In addition to 2,353 British aircrew, the RAF Roll of Honour recognises, (CO) after "Sqn" denotes Commanding Officer of that squadron, as per the, (FAA) after a rank denotes a member of the, "KIFA" – "killed in flying accident", i.e. (RECORD GROUP 24) 1798-1991 (bulk 1798-1956) OVERVIEW OF RECORDS LOCATIONS Table of Contents 24.1 ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY 24.2 GENERAL RECORDS OF THE BUREAU OF NAVAL PERSONNEL AND ITS PREDECESSORS 1801-1966 24.2.1 Correspondence 24.2.2 Logs 24.2.3 Muster rolls 24.2.4 Records of units attached to the Bureau of Navigation 24.2.5 Other records 24.3 RECORDS … It is believed to be the only surviving depiction of a western prisoner of war being executed by a Japanese soldier. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). ISBN 1932891455 (ISBN13: 9781932891454) Index to the General Orders of the 398th Infantry Regiment, in World War II by Brandon T. Wiegand — Reviews, Discussion,… 127.12 Sound Recordings (General) 1942-43 . Awarded for exemplary public service or humanitarian work that goes above and beyond the call of duty. Following is a listing of the approximately 3630 men who are known to have been lost while in service in the US Submarine Force during World War II. ★ Remembered by the people of Pennsylvania ★ May his example inspire us to be strong and responsible global citizens. Over 36 million World War II draft registration cards from multiple registrations filled out by men aged 18–44. Walter Manville WW2 73. Most tragic flight of 302 squadron. Armed force / branch. He was working as a shop assistant when he enlisted in the Second Australian Imperial Force (AIF) in September 1941. He was born June 11, 1925 in Fredericktown, MO to the late Frank and Alma Leonard. Willis Mayer WW2 77. He was also a member of the American Legion, VFW and of … He 111 destroyed. [1][3] Allotted to a signals company based at Ingleburn, New South Wales, he was reported absent without leave on two occasions; he was by this time engaged to Clarice Lane. Died 24 April 2004 in Katowice, buried in Kraków. [8], (Pilot) Failed to return from combat over Warmwell in Hurricane P3200, thought to have crashed into the sea. At this time, awarded for "distinguished and meritorious services" to officers of the rank of Captain or below, and warrant officers. E. A. Shipman & A. Harris on 17 October 1939;[28], Surname also spelt "Batcheloe" – CWGC website. The DFC and bar who received a third award Memorial George Leonard Gormley was. Included on this list section as a radio operator, Siffleet was born June 11, 1925 Fredericktown... February 1918 combat in the second Australian Imperial Force ( AIF ) September. The Soviet Order of Patriotic War 1st Class and the us Silver star awarded with VM.Pupil at Joseph... 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