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 W
Barratt - MU/AG RAF 2209552 Durnbach War Cemetery (Germany)
Grave 11.K.1

ND425 W Barratt
F/Sgt C G
(Charles Grierson)
Foster - P RNZAF NZ.416105 Durnbach War Cemetery (Germany)
Grave 11.K.5

ND425 C G Foster
F/Sgt J C
(John Charles ("Jack"))
Garratt - Nav RAF 1577074 Durnbach War Cemetery (Germany)
Grave 11.K.3

ND425 J C Garratt
Sgt R G
(Ronald George)
Johns - R/AG RAF 909215 Durnbach War Cemetery (Germany)
Grave 11.K.2

ND425 R G Johns
Sgt R
Johnson - A/B RAF 1555812 Durnbach War Cemetery (Germany)
Grave 11.K.6-7

ND425 R Johnson
Sgt J
(John ("Jock"))
McGhie - F/Eng RAF 1521465 Durnbach War Cemetery (Germany)
Grave 11.K.4

ND425 J McGhie
Sgt E W
(Eric William)
Wash - W/Op RAF 1261987 Durnbach War Cemetery (Germany)
Grave 11.K.6-7

ND425 E W Wash

The details were last updated: 11 December 2019

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