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Bristol Beaufighter

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Bristol Beaufighter, coded PN-B.

The Bristol Type 156 Beaufighter (often referred to simply as the "Beau") was a multi-role aircraft developed during the Second World War in the UK. It was originally conceived as a heavy fighter variant of the Bristol Beaufort bomber. Upon its entry to service, the Beaufighter proved to be well suited to the night fighter role, for which the RAF initially deployed the type during the height of the Battle of Britain, in part due to its large size allowing it to accommodate both heavy armaments and early airborne interception radar without major performance penalties.

As its wartime service continued, the Beaufighter was used in many different roles; receiving the nicknames Rockbeau for its use as a rocket-armed ground attack aircraft, and Torbeau in its role as a torpedo bomber against Axis shipping, in which it came to replace the Beaufort which had preceded it. In later operations, it served mainly as a maritime strike/ground attack aircraft, RAF Coastal Command having operated the largest number of Beaufighters amongst all other commands at one point.

The Beaufighter saw extensive service during the war with the RAF (59 squadrons), Fleet Air Arm (15 squadrons), RAAF (seven squadrons), RCAF (four squadrons), USAAF (four squadrons), RNZAF (two squadrons), SAAF (two squadrons) and the Free Polish Air Force (one squadron). In addition, variants of the Beaufighter were also manufactured in Australia by the Department of Aircraft Production (DAP), often called the DAP Beaufighter. n the fall of 1940, Luftwaffe bombers, unable to escape Allied fighters by day, started flying night missions, where they would encounter much less opposition. Immediately, the Allies prepared their response: the improvement of interception radars used in ground controls, the use of twin-engine Bristol Beaufighters as night-fighter aircraft, and the development of the Mk. IV airborne interception radar. Faster than a Junkers Ju 88, the Beaufighter displayed impressive firepower. Three RCAF squadrons were involved in night fighter operations, Nos. 406, 409 and 410, created in the spring and summer of 1941. Harold Skaarup web page with revisions

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Canadian Aircraft Losses (214)
last update: 2021-10-09 18:12:23

Beaufighter EL184

s/n
 EL184

Known Squadron Assignments: ;409

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-December-31 KIA RCAF Warrant Officer 2nd Class Bernard Higson Barber 2022-03-02
1942-December-31 KIA RCAF Warrant Officer Henry Hare 2022-01-27

Beaufighter EL240

s/n
 EL240

Known Squadron Assignments: 132 OTU

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-May-29 KIFA RCAF Flying Officer Paul Wood Henderson 2021-08-09

Beaufighter EL269

s/n
 EL269

Known Squadron Assignments: 177;27

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-April-04 KIA RCAF Warrant Officer 2nd Class Frederick Gray Ensor 2023-08-01

Beaufighter EL271

s/n
 EL271

Known Squadron Assignments: ;235

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-November-26 KIA RCAF Flying Officer James Bennett Wilson 2021-07-07

Beaufighter EL274

s/n
 EL274

Known Squadron Assignments: 272

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-May-08 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer Don Weston Frazee 2022-06-02

Beaufighter EL285

s/n
 EL285

Known Squadron Assignments: 9 OTU

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-November-15 KIFA RCAF Flight Sergeant Ivan Steen Sollows 2021-07-25

Beaufighter EL289

s/n
 EL289

Known Squadron Assignments: 2 TTU

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-March-23 KIFA RCAF Flight Sergeant Cameron Charles Gamble 2022-01-07

Beaufighter EL321

s/n
 EL321

Known Squadron Assignments: 248

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-January-30 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Elson Wright Cunningham 2024-05-29

Beaufighter EL322

s/n
 EL322

Known Squadron Assignments: ;236

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-September-21 KIA RCAF Warrant Officer 2nd Class Joseph Adrien Armand Lionel Bourassa 2022-04-10

Beaufighter EL363

s/n
 EL363

Known Squadron Assignments: 177

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-May-09 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Rolland Nelson Peever 2023-07-21

Beaufighter El387

s/n
 El387

Known Squadron Assignments: 177;27

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-May-29 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Donald Graham Sturrock 2023-07-21

Beaufighter EL394

s/n
 EL394

Known Squadron Assignments: ;2

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-November-22 KIFA RCAF Flight Sergeant Robert Andrew Patterson 2021-08-18

Beaufighter EL401

s/n
 EL401

Known Squadron Assignments: 2 (C) OTU

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-June-23 KIFA RCAF Flying Officer Charles Richard Thomas 2021-07-20

Beaufighter EL404

s/n
 EL404

Known Squadron Assignments: 235

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-May-27 KIA RCAF Flight Lieutenant George Howard Carson 2024-01-09

Beaufighter EL407

s/n
 EL407

Known Squadron Assignments: ;248

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-December-20 KIA RCAF Warrant Officer 1st Class Howard Andrew Sharpe 2021-08-01

Beaufighter EL433

s/n
 EL433

Known Squadron Assignments: 132 OTU

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-December-02 KIFA RCAF Flight Sergeant Ross Franklin Linton 2021-08-13

Beaufighter EL444

s/n
 EL444

Known Squadron Assignments: 9 (C) OTU

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-November-14 KIFA RCAF Warrant Officer 1st Class Elwood Awrey Glauser 2022-01-07

Beaufighter EL453

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 EL453

Known Squadron Assignments: 27

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-March-15 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Gordon Foster Trudgeon 2023-07-21

Beaufighter EL472

s/n
 EL472

Known Squadron Assignments: 272

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-June-06 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Thomas Alfred Herron 2022-11-14

Beaufighter EL474

s/n
 EL474

Known Squadron Assignments: 252

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-May-09 KIA RCAF Warrant Officer 1st Class Kenneth William Clark 2024-02-25

Beaufighter EL511

s/n
 EL511

Known Squadron Assignments: ;177

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-November-04 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Walter Roberts 2023-07-15

Beaufighter EL529

s/n
 EL529

Known Squadron Assignments: 272

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-May-08 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer Frederick Albert Duquette 2021-08-04

Beaufighter JL441

s/n
 JL441

Known Squadron Assignments: 2 (C) OTU

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-January-08 KIFA RCAF Flying Officer Reginald Lionel Reddy Hepburn 2021-08-09

Beaufighter JL502

s/n
 JL502

Known Squadron Assignments: 235

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-May-24 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer Warren Raymond Taggart 2021-07-20

Beaufighter JL523

s/n
 JL523

Known Squadron Assignments: 252

last update: 2024-May-12

Bombing Perveza, Greece 1943-08-22 to 1943-08-22

252 (AS) Sqn (RAF) RAF Berka III

252 Squadron RAF (With or On) RAF Berka III. Beaufighter VIc aircraft JL 523 BT-F was lost to flak while attacking a tanker vessel off the coast of Preveza, Greece

Pilot P/O DH Pearson (RCAF) and Navigator/Wireless Operator, FS DH Sherburn (RAFVR) were both killed in action

The Armed Rovers, Beauforts and Beaufighters Over the Mediterranean by Roy Conyers Nesbitt pages 163-4

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1943-August-22 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer Donald Henry Pearson 2022-10-25
1943-August-22 KIA RAFVR Flight Sergeant Douglas Henry Sherburn 2022-10-25

Beaufighter JL589

s/n
 JL589

Known Squadron Assignments: 304 FTU

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-April-12 KIFA RCAF Warrant Officer Frederick John Morrow 2021-08-16

Beaufighter JL644

s/n
 JL644

Known Squadron Assignments: 227

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-April-28 PoW RAF Flight Sergeant George Harding Harrison 2021-07-28

Beaufighter JL659

s/n
 JL659

Known Squadron Assignments: 177

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-October-10 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Richard Lewis Bayard 2023-08-01

Beaufighter JL718

s/n
 JL718

Known Squadron Assignments: 9 OTU

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-September-26 KIFA RAF Sergeant Gerald Patrick Cormier 2024-04-20

Beaufighter JL719

s/n
 JL719

Known Squadron Assignments: ;144

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-March-26 KIA RAF Squadron Leader Robert Arnhold Denys Foster MiD 2021-05-18

Beaufighter JL758

s/n
 JL758

Known Squadron Assignments: 272

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-August-02 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Charles Ronald Trery 2021-07-15

Beaufighter JL817

s/n
 JL817

Known Squadron Assignments: ;235

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-May-04 KIA RCAF Flight Sergeant Harry Frederic Swan 2022-04-23

Beaufighter JL855

s/n
 JL855

Known Squadron Assignments: 131 OTU;132

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-June-15 KIFA RCAF Flying Officer John Milton Rickard 2021-08-08

Beaufighter JL898

s/n
 JL898

Known Squadron Assignments: 252

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-December-08 KIA RCAF Flight Sergeant Peter James Martin 2021-08-15

Beaufighter JL905

s/n
 JL905

Known Squadron Assignments: 227

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-January-23 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Richard Balmain Hutchison 2021-08-10

Beaufighter JL907

s/n
 JL907

Known Squadron Assignments: ;46

Served with 46 Squadron in Egypt. #46 Squadron (We Rise To Conquer). Beaufighter aircraft failed to return from an operation. Flying Officer Leonard Edward Edward Morgan Coote, Nav was also killed. last update: 2024-February-19
1943-October-03 KIA RAF Squadron Leader William Arthur Cuddie 2024-05-23

Beaufighter JL910

s/n
 JL910

Known Squadron Assignments: 19

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-August-18 KIA RCAF Flying Officer John Alexander Neilson 2023-07-28

Beaufighter JL915

s/n
 JL915

Known Squadron Assignments: ;227

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-September-24 KIA RCAF Flying Officer David Maurice Anderson 2023-07-15

Beaufighter JL939

s/n
 JL939

Known Squadron Assignments: 227

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-November-05 KIA RCAF Flying Officer William Yurchison 2021-05-29

Beaufighter JL948

s/n
 JL948

Known Squadron Assignments: 143

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-June-27 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Joel Brooks Jr Mann 2021-04-27

Beaufighter JM124

s/n
 JM124

Known Squadron Assignments: ;404

Served with No. 404 (CF) Squadron, RCAF in 1943, coded "EE*S". Lost in attack off Lsiter, southern Norway on 1 May 1943. Possibly shot down by Fw 190s. last update: 2024-February-19
1943-May-01 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Seth James Flannery 2022-08-14
1943-May-01 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Bruce John Wright 2021-07-06

Beaufighter JM130

s/n
 JM130

Known Squadron Assignments: ;404

Served with No. 404 (CF) Squadron, RCAF in 1943, coded "EE*J". Shot down by AA fire while escorting aircraft from No. 235 Squadron, RAF on shipping strike off Norwegian coast on 4 August 1943. Attack took place at 61-00N 04-50E. last update: 2024-February-19
1943-August-04 KIA RCAF Flight Sergeant Gordon James Dale 2023-12-17
1943-August-04 KIA RCAF Warrant Officer 2nd Class Keith Emerson Riddell 2021-01-16

Beaufighter JM133

s/n
 JM133

Known Squadron Assignments: 404

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-July-04 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer Joseph Moise Gaston Lalonde 2021-08-13
1943-July-04 KIA RCAF Flying Officer James Rudolph Rumbel 2021-08-06

Beaufighter JM223

s/n
 JM223

Known Squadron Assignments: 9 OTU

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-July-04 KIFA RCAF Flying Officer Herman Joe Jr Carver 2024-01-16

Beaufighter JM226

s/n
 JM226

Known Squadron Assignments: 227

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-December-23 KIA RCAF Flying Officer John Mcnabb Kendall 2023-07-16

Beaufighter JM238

s/n
 JM238

Known Squadron Assignments: ;46

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-October-03 KIA RAF Wing Commander George Alfred Reid 2021-03-21

Beaufighter JM239

s/n
 JM239

Known Squadron Assignments: 227

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-September-24 KIA RCAF Warrant Officer 2nd Class Gerald Burton Grennan 2023-07-15

Beaufighter JM248

s/n
 JM248

Known Squadron Assignments: 46

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-November-14 KIA RCAF Flight Lieutenant Joseph Arthur Horsfall 2022-01-06

Beaufighter JM267

s/n
 JM267

Known Squadron Assignments: 1 ADU

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-February-16 KIFA RCAF Flight Lieutenant Allen Richard Dunlea 2023-07-19

Beaufighter JM271

s/n
 JM271

Known Squadron Assignments: 4 FCU

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-June-17 KIFA RCAF Flying Officer Bruce Leroy Parkinson Pollock 2023-07-19

Beaufighter JM276

s/n
 JM276

Known Squadron Assignments: 227

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-November-05 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Apollon Paul Mazur 2021-08-16

Beaufighter JM345

s/n
 JM345

Known Squadron Assignments: 248

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-August-21 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Peter John McGarvey 2021-08-17

Beaufighter JM400

s/n
 JM400

Known Squadron Assignments: 144

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-July-23 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Robert William Fulton 2023-07-22

Beaufighter JM408

s/n
 JM408

Known Squadron Assignments: 39

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-July-11 KIA RCAF Flight Lieutenant Ian McIntyre 2022-01-20

Beaufighter JM760

s/n
 JM760

Known Squadron Assignments: 227

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-October-03 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Percy Frederick Leyton Glynn 2021-08-07

Beaufighter KV976

s/n
 KV976

Known Squadron Assignments: 54 OTU

last update: 2024-February-19
1945-March-03 KIFA RCAF Flying Officer Frank Ernest Larkman 2021-08-13

Beaufighter KW114

s/n
 KW114

Known Squadron Assignments: 600

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-October-14 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer Robert Leslie Crooks 2024-05-19

Beaufighter KW315

s/n
 KW315

Known Squadron Assignments: 47

last update: 2024-February-19
1945-April-10 KIA RCAF Flight Lieutenant Harold Dee Mackey 2023-07-18

Beaufighter KW329

s/n
 KW329

Known Squadron Assignments: 27

last update: 2024-February-19
1945-February-19 KIA RCAF Warrant Officer 2nd Class Francis Pierce Buck 2023-07-18

Beaufighter LX779

s/n
 LX779
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;39

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-September-24 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer Eric Philip Twiname 2021-07-14

Beaufighter LX802

s/n
 LX802
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;47

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-September-02 KIA SAAF Captain James Russell Hastings 2022-01-27

Beaufighter LX911

s/n
 LX911
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;39

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-September-25 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Clifford Lorne Cullen 2024-05-23

Beaufighter LX929

s/n
 LX929
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;47

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-January-03 KIA RCAF Warrant Officer 1st Class Roger John Barrett 2021-08-26

Beaufighter LX945

s/n
 LX945
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;304

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-September-12 KIFA RCAF Flying Officer Kenneth Brant Thomas 2021-07-20

Beaufighter LX953

s/n
 LX953
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;211

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-August-01 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer Ross George Vaughan 2023-07-21

Beaufighter LX987

s/n
 LX987
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;47

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-November-26 KIA RCAF Flight Lieutenant Forrest June Gregory 2021-08-07

Beaufighter LZ113

s/n
 LZ113
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;211

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-March-27 KIA RCAF Flying Officer George Alfred Waddell 2021-07-12

Beaufighter LZ120

s/n
 LZ120
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;272

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-December-31 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Ernest Byron Edgett 2023-07-21

Beaufighter LZ127

s/n
 LZ127
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;603

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-November-13 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Edgar Leroy Clary 2024-02-29

Beaufighter LZ136

s/n
 LZ136
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;211

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-March-24 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer William George Adamson 2023-08-01

Beaufighter LZ145

s/n
 LZ145
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;168

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-July-06 KIFA RCAF Flying Officer Jack Chaldecott Dalziel 2023-09-07

Beaufighter LZ151

s/n
 LZ151
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;211

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-December-27 KIA RCAF Flight Lieutenant John Robert Edgar 2023-07-18

Beaufighter LZ173

s/n
 LZ173
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;404

Served with No. 404 (CF) Squadron, RCAF in 1943/45, coded "EE*W". Failed to return from escort mission off south of Norway on 14 January 1944. Ditched 120 miles from base on return, no survivors. Pilot was Flying Officer Wilkie. last update: 2024-February-19
1944-January-14 KIA RCAF Flying Officer William Wilkie 2021-07-08

Beaufighter LZ175

s/n
 LZ175
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;404;8404

With No. 404 (CF) Squadron, RCAF, coded "EE*Y". Crashed at Ilbster on 3 September 1943, killing all 3 on board. last update: 2024-February-19
1943-September-03 KIFA RCAF Pilot Officer Svein Josephson 2021-08-11
1943-September-03 KIFA RCAF Warrant Officer 2nd Class Gordon Llewellyn Seward 2021-08-01
1943-September-03 KIFA RCAF Corporal Albert Edgar Woolhouse 2021-07-06

Beaufighter LZ176

s/n
 LZ176
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;404

Served with No. 404 (CF) Squadron, RCAF, coded "EE*X". Crashed near Davidstow Moor on 28 June 1944. Flying Officer E.J. Keefe, DFC and Sgt. B.I.G. Steed killed (see also JM123). last update: 2024-February-19
1944-June-28 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Ernest James Keefe DFC 2021-08-12
1944-June-28 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer Beecham Isaac Gordon Steed 2022-01-03

Beaufighter LZ177

s/n
 LZ177
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;404

Served with No. 404 (CF) Squadron, RCAF in 1943/45, coded "EE*B". Crashed 2 miles north-east of Wick-Scotland on 23 March 1944. Pilot Flying Officer W.D. Armedur killed. last update: 2024-February-19
1944-March-23 KIA RCAF Flying Officer William Douglas Armour 2021-07-08

Beaufighter LZ179

s/n
 LZ179
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;404

With No. 404 (CF) Squadron, RCAF, coded "EE*J". Failed to return from escort mission off south of Norway on 14 January 1944. last update: 2024-February-19
1944-January-14 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer Norman Boulton Hunt 2022-01-06

Beaufighter LZ189

s/n
 LZ189
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;404

Served with No. 404 (CF) Squadron, RCAF in 1943/45, coded "EE*Q". Escorted vessels returning exchanged POWs from Sweden, on 24 October 1943. last update: 2024-February-19
1944-October-02 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Ernest Raymond Davey 2021-09-20
1944-October-02 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Louis Eber Eldred Robinson 2021-08-08

Beaufighter LZ190

s/n
 LZ190
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;404

Served with No. 404 (CF) Squadron, RCAF in 1943, coded "EE*V". Lost on operations 14 October 1943, both crew missing. last update: 2024-February-19
1943-October-14 KIA RCAF Warrant Officer 2nd Class John William Adamson 2023-07-17
1943-October-14 KIA RCAF Warrant Officer 1st Class Robert Hardwick Prest 2021-08-12

Beaufighter LZ237

s/n
 LZ237
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;211

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-March-14 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Donald Ian Cruickshank 2024-05-22

Beaufighter LZ263

s/n
 LZ263
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;211

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-March-11 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer Francis Neil Depew 2023-08-01

Beaufighter LZ266

s/n
 LZ266
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;177

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-April-22 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Michael Stephen Gurski 2023-07-21

Beaufighter LZ268

s/n
 LZ268
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;211

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-June-11 KIA RCAF Flying Officer William Jackson 2023-07-21

Beaufighter LZ289

s/n
 LZ289
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;404 (CF)

With No.404 (CF) Squadron, RCAF, coded "EE*R" when it crashed near Wick in November 1943, during a training exercise. Stalled and spun from low altitude during an evasive turn, Flying Officer N.E. Long and Flying Officer J.H.G. Horne, RAF killed. last update: 2024-February-19
1943-November-17 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Norman Earl Long 2021-08-13

Beaufighter LZ296

s/n
 LZ296
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;404

With No. 404 (CF) Squadron, RCAF, coded "EE*N", based at Wick, Scotland in 1943. Escorted aircraft from No. 144 Squadron, RAF on shipping strike off Norway on 22 November 1943. Received light damage from AA fire on another November strike against shipping in Sogne Fjord. last update: 2024-February-19
1944-January-16 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Marcel Auguste Decloux 2024-01-09

Beaufighter LZ297

s/n
 LZ297
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;404

Served with No. 404 (CF) Squadron, RCAF in 1943/45, coded "EE*A". Led squadron on attack against German transport Monte Rosa off Norwegian coast on 30 March 1944, flown by squadron commander W/C C. Willis. Shot down by flak, ditched, crew rescued by B&V flying boat and became POW. last update: 2024-February-19
1944-March-30 PoW RCAF Wing Commander Charles A Willis DFC 2023-06-09

Beaufighter LZ314

s/n
 LZ314
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;404

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-March-30 KIA RCAF Flying Officer William Douglas Matthew Devine 2024-01-13
1944-March-30 KIA RCAF Flight Lieutenant Victor Thomas Robinson 2021-08-08

Beaufighter LZ316

s/n
 LZ316
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;236

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-October-19 KIA RCAF Flying Officer George Hudson Markle 2021-08-15

Beaufighter LZ399

s/n
 LZ399
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;211

last update: 2024-February-19
1945-February-08 KIA RCAF Warrant Officer 2nd Class John Edward Fitzpatrick 2023-08-01

Beaufighter LZ403

s/n
 LZ403
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;404

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-December-08 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Darl Neilson Turner 2023-07-23

Beaufighter LZ412

s/n
 LZ412
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;254

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-November-23 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Albert Frederick Hague 2021-08-09

Beaufighter LZ441

s/n
 LZ441
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;404

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-August-12 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer Earle Edward Baker 2024-02-06
1944-August-12 KIA RCAF Warrant Officer 1st Class John William Heavner 2023-09-23

Beaufighter LZ444

s/n
 LZ444
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;404

Served with No. 404 (CF) Squadron, RCAF in 1943/45, coded "EE*E". last update: 2024-February-19
1944-October-02 KIA RCAF Flight Lieutenant George Albert Long 2022-01-23
1944-October-02 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Frederick Martin Stickel 2021-03-23

Beaufighter LZ445

s/n
 LZ445
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;404

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-November-16 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Robert James McCruden 2021-08-17

Beaufighter LZ446

s/n
 LZ446
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;404

With No. 404 (CF) Squadron, RCAF, coded "L". Based at Wick, Scotland when it was flown by squadron CO W/C Willis on 14 January 1944, leading 9 unit aircraft escorting Torbeaus of No. 144 Squadron, RAF on shipping strike off southern Norway. last update: 2024-February-19
1944-May-06 KIA RCAF Flight Lieutenant Aubrey Abram Adams 2023-07-17
1944-May-06 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Frank Edward Pickering 2021-08-14

Beaufighter LZ452

s/n
 LZ452
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;404

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-December-22 KIA RCAF Flight Lieutenant Roy Munro 2021-08-16

Beaufighter LZ484

s/n
 LZ484
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;39

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-May-27 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Joseph Rene Phillippe Markowski 2022-01-05

Beaufighter LZ518

s/n
 LZ518
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;252

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-May-25 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Edward Arthur Thomas Taylor DFC 2021-07-20

Beaufighter LZ530

s/n
 LZ530
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;252

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-August-01 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer John Duncan Clark 2024-02-25

Beaufighter MM881

s/n
 MM881

Known Squadron Assignments: 255

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-September-12 KIA RCAF Flight Lieutenant Charles James Donald Greenland 2021-08-07

Beaufighter MM918

s/n
 MM918

Known Squadron Assignments: 409

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-January-13 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Harry James Kirton 2021-08-12

Beaufighter MM947

s/n
 MM947

Known Squadron Assignments: 108

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-June-13 KIA RCAF Flight Lieutenant Henry Ryerson Smith 2021-07-26

Beaufighter NE198

s/n
 NE198

Known Squadron Assignments: ;404

Served with No. 404 (CF) Squadron, RCAF in 1943/45, coded "EE*R". Flown by Pilot Officer K. Miller on 22 December 1943, when he damaged U-1062 with rockets and gunfire at 57-59N 06-52E. Flown by S/L Gatward on 20 January 1944, leading 6 unit aircraft on an anti-shipping Rover patrol off Norwegian coast. Attacked two vessels at 67-07N 05-05E, north of Bremanger. One sunk, no losses to 404 Sdn. last update: 2024-February-19
1944-August-26 KIA RCAF Squadron Leader James Albert Hanway AFC 2023-12-15

Beaufighter NE206

s/n
 NE206

Known Squadron Assignments: ;455

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-May-06 KIA RAF Flight Lieutenant Byron Atkinson 2023-07-28

Beaufighter NE225

s/n
 NE225

Known Squadron Assignments: ;254

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-July-20 KIA RAF Flight Lieutenant Anthony Wallace Adams 2023-07-19

Beaufighter NE288

s/n
 NE288

Known Squadron Assignments: ;211

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-October-14 KIA RAF Flight Sergeant Jack Henry C Harvey 2023-07-21

Beaufighter NE309

s/n
 NE309

Known Squadron Assignments: 304 FTU

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-January-01 KIFA RCAF Flying Officer Archibald Neville Book 2021-07-27

Beaufighter NE318

s/n
 NE318

Known Squadron Assignments: ;404

Served with No. 404 (CF) Squadron, RCAF in 1943/45, coded "EE*G". last update: 2024-February-19
1944-January-26 KIA RCAF Flying Officer John Askew Chartres Dixon 2024-01-13

Beaufighter NE323

s/n
 NE323

Known Squadron Assignments: ;404

Served with No. 404 (CF) Squadron, RCAF in 1943. Lost on attack on destroyer and u-boat off coast of southern Norway on 22 December 1943. last update: 2024-February-19
1943-December-22 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Ian George Gillespie 2021-08-07

Beaufighter NE341

s/n
 NE341

Known Squadron Assignments: 404

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-September-14 PoW RCAF Flying Officer Joseph Maurice Albert Baribeau 2023-11-20
1944-September-14 KIA RCAF Flight Lieutenant Charles Hugh Taylor 2023-11-20

Beaufighter NE351

s/n
 NE351

Known Squadron Assignments: 308 MU

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-April-14 KIFA RCAF Flying Officer Joseph Donat Camille Lefebvre 2023-07-17

Beaufighter NE354

s/n
 NE354

Known Squadron Assignments: ;404

Served with No. 404 (CF) Squadron, RCAF in 1943/44, coded "EE*F". Shot down off Noirmoutier, France on 8 August 1944, during raid that sunk 4 German minesweepers. Flying Officer R.S. Forestell and Flying Officer I.C. Robbie killed. last update: 2024-February-19
1944-August-08 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Robert Samuel Forestell 2023-09-21
1944-August-08 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Ian Crichton Robbie 2023-09-21

Beaufighter NE382

s/n
 NE382

Known Squadron Assignments: 47

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-August-21 KIA RCAF Flight Lieutenant Albert John Smith 2023-08-01

Beaufighter NE398

s/n
 NE398

Known Squadron Assignments: 47

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-August-02 KIA RCAF Flying Officer James Douglas Macklem 2023-12-21

Beaufighter NE399

s/n
 NE399

Known Squadron Assignments: ;404

Served with No. 404 (CF) Squadron, RCAF. Missing in action over the North Sea on 24 March 1945, with both crew still missing. last update: 2024-February-19
1945-March-24 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Lorne Raymond Aljoe 2023-07-26
1945-March-24 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer Clayton Earl Orser 2023-07-23

Beaufighter NE439

s/n
 NE439

Known Squadron Assignments: 254

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-September-12 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Herbert Reginald Dowding 2024-01-18

Beaufighter NE474

s/n
 NE474

Known Squadron Assignments: 41 Gp

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-January-24 KIFA RCAF Pilot Officer John Walter Hawkey 2022-10-30

Beaufighter NE539

s/n
 NE539

Known Squadron Assignments: 211

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-May-07 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer Warren Douglass Hall 2022-05-18
1944-May-07 PoW Japan Died RAFVR Pilot Officer John Graham Parker 2023-07-21

Beaufighter NE558

s/n
 NE558

Known Squadron Assignments: 79 OTU

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-September-02 KIFA RCAF Flying Officer Leslie Russell Corney 2024-04-21

Beaufighter NE709

s/n
 NE709

Known Squadron Assignments: 177

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-October-17 KIA RCAF Flight Lieutenant Sydney James Emery 2023-08-01

Beaufighter NE744

s/n
 NE744

Known Squadron Assignments: ;404

Served with No. 404 (CF) Squadron, RCAF in 1943/45. Part of a force that attacked German destroyers in the English Channel on 6 June 1944. last update: 2024-February-19
1944-July-07 KIA RCAF Flying Officer John William Blyth 2021-07-24
1944-July-07 KIA RCAF Corporal Robert Edwin Colwell 2024-03-25

Beaufighter NE761

s/n
 NE761

Known Squadron Assignments: 404

last update: 2024-February-19
1945-February-09 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer Claude Gerald Berges 2023-07-23
1945-February-09 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer Philip Rex Myrick 2023-07-23

Beaufighter NE776

s/n
 NE776

Known Squadron Assignments: ;143

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-September-25 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer Walter Nelson Auld 2021-08-21

Beaufighter NE893

s/n
 NE893

Known Squadron Assignments: 47

last update: 2024-February-19

Beaufighter NT890

s/n
 NT890

Known Squadron Assignments: 404

last update: 2024-February-19
1945-February-09 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Norman Douglas Cochrane 2024-03-09
1945-February-09 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Charles Smerneos 2023-07-23

Beaufighter NT922

s/n
 NT922

Known Squadron Assignments: ;404

Served with No. 404 (CF) Squadron, RCAF in 1943/45, coded "EE*V". last update: 2024-February-19
1945-February-09 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer William Edward Blunderfield 2023-07-23
1945-February-09 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer William James Jackson 2022-01-25

Beaufighter NT997

s/n
 NT997

Known Squadron Assignments: 19 SAAF

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-October-10 KIA RCAF Flight Lieutenant Alan Russell Vance DFC 2021-07-13

Beaufighter NV173

s/n
 NV173

Known Squadron Assignments: ;404

Served with No. 404 (CF) Squadron, RCAF in 1943/44. Lost during a strike on shipping near Utvaer on 9 December 1944, believed to have struck a mast while attacking at low altitude. Flying Officer A.K. Cooper and Warrant Officer C.F. Smith killed, both on their second mission. last update: 2024-February-19
1944-December-09 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Arthur Kenneth Cooper 2024-04-09
1944-December-09 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer Charles Frederick Smith 2022-01-16

Beaufighter NV179

s/n
 NV179

Known Squadron Assignments: 254

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-December-29 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Allan James Stringer 2021-07-21

Beaufighter NV305

s/n
 NV305

Known Squadron Assignments: 5 FU

last update: 2024-February-19
1945-April-08 KIFA RCAF Flying Officer Ralph Emerson Featherstone 2023-07-24

Beaufighter NV368

s/n
 NV368

Known Squadron Assignments: 211

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-December-11 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Cyril Oscar Barrow 2023-07-21

Beaufighter NV422

s/n
 NV422

Known Squadron Assignments: 404

last update: 2024-February-19
1945-February-09 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Oswald Wellington Knight 2023-07-23
1945-February-09 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Hugh Charles Lynch 2023-07-23

Beaufighter NV427

s/n
 NV427

Known Squadron Assignments: ;404

Served with No. 404 (CF) Squadron, RCAF in 1943/45, coded "EE*L". Flown by Flying Officer R.C. Ridge and Pilot Officer P. McCartney on 8 March 1945, one of 9 squadron aircraft part of a 40 aircraft strike on shipping at Vindapol, Midgulen. Seen with engine on fire after attack, failed to return. last update: 2024-February-19
1945-March-08 KIA RCAF Flight Lieutenant Raymond Clifford Ridge DFC 2021-08-08

Beaufighter NV428

s/n
 NV428

Known Squadron Assignments: ;404

Served with No. 404 (CF) Squadron, RCAF in 1943/45, coded "EE*R". Flown by S/L Christison and Flight Lieutenant F.J. Toon on 24 March 1945 for strike on Egersund harbour. Shot down on run in to target. last update: 2024-February-19
1945-March-24 KIA RCAF Squadron Leader William Ritchie Christison DFC & Bar 2024-02-20

Beaufighter NV907

s/n
 NV907

Known Squadron Assignments: 272

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-August-31 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer William Henry Billing 2021-08-28

Beaufighter R2312

s/n
 R2312
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;600

last update: 2024-February-19
1941-December-15 KIA RAF Flight Lieutenant Colin Gordon Imlay 2024-03-12

Beaufighter R2313

s/n
 R2313
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;54

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-October-24 KIFA RCAF Flying Officer John Morris 2023-01-02

Beaufighter R2337

s/n
 R2337
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;125

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-May-16 KIA RAF Pilot Officer David Brendan Lacey 2021-08-13

Beaufighter R2440

s/n
 R2440
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;54

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-July-23 KIFA RCAF Flight Lieutenant William Deveaux Woodruff Hilton 2021-08-10

Beaufighter R2469

s/n
 R2469
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;409

last update: 2024-February-19
1941-September-02 KIA RCAF Wing Commander Norman Bredsgaard Petersen 2021-08-16

Beaufighter R2473

s/n
 R2473
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;406

With No. 406 (NF) Squadron, RCAF, at RAF Acklington, UK. The aircraft spun on approach to landing on 14 September 1941 after a training exercise. Crash sight reported as "Carruther's Farm", disintegrated upon impact. Flying Officer Hugh John Findlay and Wireless Op/Air Gunner Sergeant Edwin Karl Vickers killed. Post war research suggests crash site was actually on estate called Eshott Park, now known as Eshott Birnie farm. last update: 2024-February-19
1941-September-14 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Hugh John Findlay 2021-08-06
1941-September-14 KIA RCAF Flight Sergeant Edwin Karl Vickers 2021-10-02

Beaufighter R2475

s/n
 R2475
m/d
 156

Known Squadron Assignments: ;409

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-January-19 KIA RCAF Flight Sergeant Alexander Ian Murray 2021-08-16

Beaufighter RD130

s/n
 RD130

Known Squadron Assignments: 254

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-November-27 KIA RCAF Flight Lieutenant Thomas McAleese 2021-07-08

Beaufighter RD136

s/n
 RD136

Known Squadron Assignments: 404

last update: 2024-February-19
1945-February-09 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer Alan Murray Duckworth 2024-01-26
1945-February-09 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Harry Smook 2021-07-25

Beaufighter RD242

s/n
 RD242

Known Squadron Assignments: 404

last update: 2024-February-19
1945-March-06 KIA RCAF Flying Officer William Albert Tustin 2021-07-14
1945-March-06 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer John William Wettlaufer 2021-07-09

Beaufighter RD436

s/n
 RD436

Known Squadron Assignments: 144

last update: 2024-February-19
1945-April-11 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Harold Ernest Leslie Chapman 2024-01-31

Beaufighter RD486

s/n
 RD486

Known Squadron Assignments: 5 OTU

last update: 2024-February-19
1945-April-19 KIFA RCAF Flight Lieutenant Arthur Harold Nagley 2021-08-17

Beaufighter T3051

s/n
 T3051

Known Squadron Assignments: ;409

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-February-28 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer Robert Mcconnell Murchie 2021-08-16

Beaufighter T3142

s/n
 T3142

Known Squadron Assignments: ;409

With No. 406 (NF) Squadron, RCAF. With No. 409 (NF) Sqaudron, RCAF when lost on a training flight on 27 March 1943. Spun in near Leverton, Lincolnshire. Both crew killed. last update: 2024-February-19
1942-March-27 KIA RCAF Warrant Officer 2nd Class John William Dickson 2021-08-04
1942-March-27 KIA RCAF Squadron Leader Bruce Alexander Hanbury 2021-08-09
1942-March-27 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer Philip Marcus Sweet 2021-07-21

Beaufighter T3155

s/n
 T3155

Known Squadron Assignments: ;404

Served with No. 404 (CF) Squadron, RCAF in 1942/43, coded "EE*N". last update: 2024-February-19
1943-March-28 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Robert Charles Field 2024-06-15

Beaufighter T3218

s/n
 T3218

Known Squadron Assignments: ;54

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-October-12 KIFA RCAF Flying Officer Frances Lussier Kirkwood 2021-08-12
1943-October-12 KIFA RCAF Flying Officer John Warren Roussel 2021-08-06

Beaufighter T3221

s/n
 T3221

Known Squadron Assignments: ;410

With No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF. Crashed at Ayr, Scotland on 1 September 1942. F/S N. MacPherson and WO2 S.M. Cooksey killed. last update: 2024-February-19
1942-September-01 KIA RCAF Warrant Officer 2nd Class Norman MacPherson 2021-08-17

Beaufighter T3231

s/n
 T3231

Known Squadron Assignments: ;2

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-March-07 KIFA RCAF Flight Sergeant Martin Maher Hurley 2021-08-10

Beaufighter T3370

s/n
 T3370

Known Squadron Assignments: ;54

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-July-31 KIFA RCAF Pilot Officer Frank Walmsley 2022-01-11

Beaufighter T4650

s/n
 T4650

Known Squadron Assignments: 2 (C) OTU

last update: 2024-February-19
1941-November-01 KIA RCAF Sergeant John Parsons 2022-01-19

Beaufighter T4715

s/n
 T4715

Known Squadron Assignments: 236

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-August-04 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer Wilbur Bernard Sherry 2021-07-30

Beaufighter T4789

s/n
 T4789

Known Squadron Assignments: 20 OTU

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-June-25 KIFA RCAF Flight Sergeant John Edwin Lawrence Downton 2021-08-04

Beaufighter T4800

s/n
 T4800

Known Squadron Assignments: 236

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-February-06 KIA RCAF Warrant Officer 1st Class James Haldane Clark 2024-02-25

Beaufighter T4830

s/n
 T4830

Known Squadron Assignments: 252

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-February-15 KIA RCAF Flight Sergeant Granville Andrew Jackson 2022-12-31

Beaufighter T4863

s/n
 T4863

Known Squadron Assignments: 20 OTU

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-March-16 KIFA RCAF Flight Sergeant Ronald Wilfred Leach 2021-08-13

Beaufighter T4867

s/n
 T4867

Known Squadron Assignments: 272

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-June-14 KIA RCAF Flight Sergeant Ernest Frederick Robson Truby 2021-07-14

Beaufighter T4868

s/n
 T4868

Known Squadron Assignments: ;143

last update: 2024-February-19
1941-December-14 KIA RAF Flying Officer Douglas Archibald Smith 2023-07-19

Beaufighter T4879

s/n
 T4879

Known Squadron Assignments: 248

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-February-11 KIA RAF Flight Lieutenant Allan Beers Parker 2021-08-18

Beaufighter T4881

s/n
 T4881

Known Squadron Assignments: 252

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-September-01 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Eugene Dunlop Vanier 2021-07-13

Beaufighter T4892

s/n
 T4892

Known Squadron Assignments: 272

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-November-03 KIFA RCAF Flying Officer George Gordon Cann 2023-12-18

Beaufighter T4896

s/n
 T4896

Known Squadron Assignments: 252

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-December-14 PoW Escapee RCAF Flying Officer Eugene Rodney Derick 2022-05-24

Beaufighter T4897

s/n
 T4897

Known Squadron Assignments: 272;227

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-November-13 KIA RCAF Warrant Officer 2nd Class John William Stephen 2021-06-02
1943-February-14 KIA RCAF Flight Sergeant John Mathieson Stephen 2021-07-22

Beaufighter T4899

s/n
 T4899

Known Squadron Assignments: 236

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-June-02 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer James Allan Logan 2022-01-23

Beaufighter T4937

s/n
 T4937

Known Squadron Assignments: ;1

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-March-18 KIFA RCAF Flight Sergeant Roland Walter Le Mere 2022-01-22

Beaufighter T5006

s/n
 T5006

Known Squadron Assignments: 235

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-June-13 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer John Phipps Doncaster 2023-07-19

Beaufighter T5033

s/n
 T5033

Known Squadron Assignments: 252

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-August-04 PoW RCAF Warrant Officer 2nd Class Edward Babiak 2023-11-13

Beaufighter T5078

s/n
 T5078

Known Squadron Assignments: ;272

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-October-25 KIA RAF Flight Sergeant Richard Andrew Francis 2022-01-07

Beaufighter T5101

s/n
 T5101

Known Squadron Assignments: 248

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-August-13 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer David Joseph Jay DFC 2021-08-11

Beaufighter T5103

s/n
 T5103

Known Squadron Assignments: 9 OTU

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-April-13 KIFA RCAF Flying Officer Theodore Sandberg 2021-08-04

Beaufighter T5133

s/n
 T5133

Known Squadron Assignments: 235

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-May-26 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer Vincent George Desourdy 2024-01-11

Beaufighter T5137

s/n
 T5137

Known Squadron Assignments: 252

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-December-06 KIA RAF Flying Officer Eric George Nichols 2021-08-17

Beaufighter T5167

s/n
 T5167

Known Squadron Assignments: 272

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-December-11 KIA RCAF Warrant Officer 2nd Class John Kenneth Conn 2024-03-25

Beaufighter T5316

s/n
 T5316

Known Squadron Assignments: 2 (C) OTU

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-February-19 KIFA RCAF Warrant Officer 2nd Class Carleton Ernest Caldwell 2023-12-03

Beaufighter T5348

s/n
 T5348

Known Squadron Assignments: 2 (C) OTU

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-October-01 KIFA RCAF Flying Officer Albert Mckenzie Ruthven 2021-08-05

Beaufighter V8157

s/n
 V8157

Known Squadron Assignments: ;404

Served with No. 404 (CF) Squadron, RCAF in 1942, coded "EE*P". Damaged in landing accident in October 1942, repaired and returned to service. Crashed on 5 December 1942, near Dyce, following a high speed stall while in a steep bank. 2 crew killed. last update: 2024-February-19
1942-December-05 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer Norman Taylor 2022-01-14

Beaufighter V8211

s/n
 V8211

Known Squadron Assignments: ;404

Served with No. 404 (CF) Squadron, RCAF in 1942. Crashed on 7 December 1942, right after take off for night training flight from RAF Dyce. Both crew killed. last update: 2024-February-19
1942-December-07 KIA RAF Sergeant John Burleigh Elder 2021-02-03
1942-December-07 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer John Victor Ensom 2021-08-06

Beaufighter V8217

s/n
 V8217

Known Squadron Assignments: 54 OTU

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-September-15 KIFA RCAF Flight Sergeant Lorne Graham Boyd 2023-08-26
1943-September-15 KIFA RCAF Flight Sergeant Robert William Calvert 2023-12-04

Beaufighter V8259

s/n
 V8259

Known Squadron Assignments: 272

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-March-23 KIA RCAF Warrant Officer 2nd Class Wilfred John Dawson 2023-07-21
1943-March-23 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer Ronald Ross Grimes 2021-08-09

Beaufighter V8380

s/n
 V8380

Known Squadron Assignments: ;29;4

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-November-17 KIFA RCAF Corporal John Henry Cameron Embury 2022-01-08
1942-November-17 KIFA RAF Flying Officer George Teale Pepper DFC & Bar 2023-02-08

Beaufighter V8446

s/n
 V8446

Known Squadron Assignments: 153

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-April-23 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Joseph Etienne Jacques Andre Robert 2021-05-23

Beaufighter V8523

s/n
 V8523

Known Squadron Assignments: 255

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-June-27 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer Ernest William Scroggs 2023-07-14

Beaufighter V8621

s/n
 V8621

Known Squadron Assignments: 153

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-January-03 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Wightman Miles Harris 2023-07-14

Beaufighter V8648

s/n
 V8648

Known Squadron Assignments: 153

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-June-23 KIA RCAF Warrant Officer 1st Class Gordon Leonard Linklater 2022-01-06

Beaufighter V8672

s/n
 V8672

Known Squadron Assignments: 600

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-April-27 KIA RCAF Flying Officer William Ross McClung 2022-01-05

Beaufighter V8717

s/n
 V8717

Known Squadron Assignments: ;406

Served with No. 409 (NF) Squadron, RCAF, coded "KP*P". With No. 406 (NF) Squadron when it crashed on 18 October 1943. Broke up in air on a ferry flight, 1/2 mile north of Ty Croes, Anglesey. last update: 2024-February-19
1943-October-18 KIA RCAF Flight Lieutenant Gordon Stewart Richards 2021-08-09

Beaufighter V8718

s/n
 V8718

Known Squadron Assignments: ;409

Served with No. 409 (NF) Squadron, RCAF. Failed to return from Ranger mission over Lisieux and Vire, France on 17 / 18 April 1943. Pilot Officer H.B. Miller and Sgt. W.V. Ivor (RAF) killed. last update: 2024-February-19
1943-April-18 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer Blair Miller Harker 2022-10-13

Beaufighter X7568

s/n
 X7568

Known Squadron Assignments: 141

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-May-08 KIA RCAF Flight Sergeant Harold Sanford Crouse 2024-05-21

Beaufighter X7580

s/n
 X7580

Known Squadron Assignments: 25

last update: 2024-February-19
1941-December-09 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer Ralph Ellard Holder 2021-08-10

Beaufighter X7707

s/n
 X7707

Known Squadron Assignments: ;46

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-September-18 KIA RAF Flight Lieutenant George William Rodney 2023-09-06

Beaufighter X7753

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 X7753

Known Squadron Assignments: 89

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-December-22 KIA RCAF Flight Lieutenant Herbert Elgin Mitchell 2023-07-15
1942-December-22 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer James Gillham Trebell DFM 2023-07-15

Beaufighter X7759

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 X7759

Known Squadron Assignments: 272

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-May-08 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer Roland Adelore Cossette 2023-07-21

Beaufighter X7778

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 X7778

Known Squadron Assignments: 272

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-February-26 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer Edwin Gordon Kingsley Bullen 2023-07-21
1943-February-26 KIA RCAF Flight Sergeant Jack Kenneth Glazebrook 2021-08-07

Beaufighter X7891

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 X7891

Known Squadron Assignments: ;19

last update: 2024-February-19
1944-August-18 KIA RAF Group Captain John Alex Powell OBE, DSO, MiD 2023-07-28

Beaufighter X7893

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 X7893

Known Squadron Assignments: ;409

With No. 409 (NF) Squadron, RCAF. Lost on Ranger mission to Vlieland, evening of 18 February 1943. 2 crew killed. last update: 2024-February-19
1943-February-18 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer Thomas Simpson Briggs 2020-09-01
1943-February-18 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer Douglas McBeath 2021-08-17

Beaufighter X7921

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 X7921

Known Squadron Assignments: 406

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-February-14 KIA RCAF Flight Sergeant Humphrey Owen Blake Payne 2021-09-29

Beaufighter X7967

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 X7967

Known Squadron Assignments: 125

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-January-01 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Walter Vernon Hall 2022-09-30

Beaufighter X8003

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 X8003

Known Squadron Assignments: 227

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-January-31 KIA RCAF Flight Lieutenant John Archibald Rae 2021-08-11
1943-January-31 KIA RCAF Warrant Officer 2nd Class Arthur Mac Reynolds 2021-08-10

Beaufighter X8038

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 X8038

Known Squadron Assignments: ;236

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-May-30 KIA RAF Flying Officer David Allan Hamilton 2022-01-06

Beaufighter X8039

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 X8039

Known Squadron Assignments: 227

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-October-04 KIA RCAF Flight Sergeant George Pass Fargher 2023-07-22

Beaufighter X8071

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 X8071

Known Squadron Assignments: 227

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-November-14 KIA RCAF Flying Officer David Malcolm Witherspoon 2021-07-07

Beaufighter X8088

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 X8088

Known Squadron Assignments: ;236

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-July-24 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer Paul Osborne Webster 2021-07-10

Beaufighter X8093

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 X8093

Known Squadron Assignments: 272

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-February-22 KIA RCAF Warrant Officer 2nd Class Connor Phelan Garvey 2021-08-07

Beaufighter X8106

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 X8106

Known Squadron Assignments: ;409

Served with No. 409 (NF) Squadron, RCAF. Destroyed on 19 September 1942, when it overshot landing at Coleby Grange. last update: 2024-February-19
1942-September-19 KIA RCAF Flying Officer William Derry Gibson MiD 2021-05-18

Beaufighter X8134

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 X8134

Known Squadron Assignments: 125

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-January-15 KIA RAF Flight Sergeant James Joseph Finn 2021-08-06

Beaufighter X8140

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 X8140

Known Squadron Assignments: ;409

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-December-05 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Kenneth Earle Warner 2021-08-22

Beaufighter X8162

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 X8162

Known Squadron Assignments: ;409

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-August-08 KIA RCAF Flight Sergeant Alvin James Matches 2021-08-16
1942-August-08 KIA RCAF Pilot Officer Bruce Allan Thornley 2021-07-17

Beaufighter X8192

s/n
 X8192

Known Squadron Assignments: 409

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-December-31 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Harry Brooks 2022-02-04
1942-December-31 KIA RCAF Flying Officer William Bertram Mosley 2021-08-16

Beaufighter X8202

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 X8202

Known Squadron Assignments: 219

last update: 2024-February-19
1942-November-17 KIA RCAF Flying Officer Thomas Robert Brownfield 2021-07-28

Beaufighter X8222

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 X8222

Known Squadron Assignments: ;406

With No. 406 (NF) Squadron, RCAF. Shot down one aircraft on night interception on 28 / 29 August 1942, but crashed while attempting single engine overshoot in fog, striking a house at the end of the runway at Scorton. 2 crew killed. last update: 2024-February-19
1942-August-29 KIA RAF Flight Lieutenant John Robert Browning Firth 2021-05-17

Beaufighter X8258

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 X8258

Known Squadron Assignments: 125

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-January-11 KIA RAFVR Sergeant James Gladstone Crummey 2024-05-23

Beaufighter X8261

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 X8261

Known Squadron Assignments: 406

last update: 2024-February-19
1943-June-07 KIA RCAF Flight Sergeant Winston Isaac Hereford 2021-10-02

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