Roll of Honour

Summary

The Roll of Honour contains the names of the aircrew of No. 550 Squadron (Royal Air Force, Royal Australian Air Force, Royal Canadian Air Force and Royal New Zealand Air Force) who gave their lives while the Squadron was on operations against the enemy between 26 November 1943 and May 1945.

In addition to those on this list who died ca. 85 members of No. 550 Squadron took to their parachutes over the continent. The great majority of these became Prisoners of War but a small number evaded capture and were helped back to England.

The extended version of the Roll of Honour includes further information about each servicemen such as service number and grave number/location information and links to other sources where available including to a link to the full record held on the database for the servicemen. The list has been put together from a number of sources, but special thanks to Brian Goodwin who provided the detailed cemetery and grave number information and Andrew Beattie who researched CWGC links.

To revert to viewing the basic Roll of Honour click here.

Definitions of the abbreviations used are available: here.

Rank Initials
(First Name)
Last Name Decorations Crew Position Service Service Number Cemetery
(Plot/Panel)
CWGC link
Cemetery / Runnymede
link (if avail.)
IBCC link (if avail.) Aircraft Servicemen Details
W/Cdr P E G G
(Patrick Edward Geoffrey G)
Connolly - P RAF 37385 Bussy La Cote Churchyard (France)
Coll. Grave 3
http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2689809/CONNOLLY

https://internationalbcc.co.uk/losses/connolly-peg/
LL837 P E G G Connolly
F/L K W L
(Kenneth William Lipscombe)
Fuller DFC A/G RAF 148490 Bussy La Cote Churchyard (France)
Coll. Grave 2
http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2689810/FULLER

https://internationalbcc.co.uk/losses/fuller-kwl/
LL837 K W L Fuller
Sgt J T
(James Thomson)
Kermack - W/Op RAF 1341586 Bussy La Cote Churchyard (France)
Coll. Grave 3
http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2689811/KERMACK

https://internationalbcc.co.uk/losses/kermack-jt/
LL837 J T Kermack
Sgt J D
(John Douglas)
Naunton - Nav RAF 1808639 Bussy La Cote Churchyard (France)
Coll. Grave 3
http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2689812/NAUNTON

https://internationalbcc.co.uk/losses/Naunton-jd/
LL837 J D Naunton
F/O N
(Norman)
Nunns - A/B RAF 152240 Bussy La Cote Churchyard (France)
Coll. Grave 4
http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2689813/NUNNS

https://internationalbcc.co.uk/losses/nunns-n/
LL837 N Nunns
Sgt J R
(Jack Ronald)
Penton - F/Eng RAF 702672 Bussy La Cote Churchyard (France)
Coll. Grave 4
http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2689814/PENTON

https://internationalbcc.co.uk/losses/penton-jr/
LL837 J R Penton
Sgt C J
(Cecil John)
Watson - MU/AG RAF 1822918 Bussy La Cote Churchyard (France)
Coll. Grave 1
http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2689815/WATSON

https://internationalbcc.co.uk/losses/watson-cj/
LL837 C J Watson

The details were last updated: 28 October 2019


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