Roll of Honour


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.

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Definitions of the abbreviations used are available: here.

Rank Initials
(First Name)
Last Name Decorations Crew Position Service Service Number Cemetery
CWGC link
Cemetery / Runnymede
link (if avail.)
IBCC link (if avail.) Aircraft Servicemen Details
Sgt D S
(Donald Sidney)
Bruty - F/Eng RAF 1153961 St. Niklaas Communal Cemetery (Belgium)
Grave 32973

LL851 D S Bruty
(Peter James)
Dukelow - P RAF 170280 St. Niklaas Communal Cemetery (Belgium)
Grave 32970

LL851 P J Dukelow
(Leslie Ronald)
Dunham - Nav RAF 154276 St. Niklaas Communal Cemetery (Belgium)
Grave 32971

LL851 L R Dunham
Sgt S A
(Sidney Alfred)
Jarvis - R/AG RAF 1808378 St. Niklaas Communal Cemetery (Belgium)
Sp. Mem. "C" Grave 32974

LL851 S A Jarvis
(Herman Earl)
MacDuff - MU/AG RCAF J.19534 St. Niklaas Communal Cemetery (Belgium)
Grave 32972

LL851 H E MacDuff
Sgt D A W
(David Alfred William)
Mayo - W/Op RAF 1576545 St. Niklaas Communal Cemetery (Belgium)
Sp. Mem. "C" Grave 32976

LL851 D A W Mayo
Sgt L R
(Leslie Robert)
Towsley - A/B RCAF J.935539 St. Niklaas Communal Cemetery (Belgium)
Grave 32975

LL851 L R Towsley

The details were last updated: 20 May 2020

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