95 Squadron Coastal Command WW2

95 Squadron Roll of Honour Remembering those who gave their lives for us...

Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery - Sierra Leone
Fajara War Cemetery
St Etienne Chapel Cemetery, Nouadhibou - Mauritania
Dakar (Bel-Air) Cemetery - Senegal

... and those with unknown resting places - Commonwealth Air forces Memorial Malta - Runnymede Memorial

* N.B. F/O RW Lawrence is currently commemorated on the Alamein Memorial. However, recent research has shown that this is not the correct commemoration location. The Commission is working to add Flying Officer Lawrence to the Malta Memorial, the appropriate place of commemoration. In the meantime, his name will remain on the Alamein Memorial until such time as the panels are replaced during regular maintenance work. Cite: CWWGC

 

NEVER FORGOTTEN ...

King Tom Cemetery
Freetown, Sierra Leone

LEAD/AIR ARTHUR ROGERS
1063254 95 Squadron RAFVR
Died 11/04/1941
Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery
Grave Ref. 6. D. 7.

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In Memory of the Crew of a No 95 Squadron
Sunderland DV975 H/95
Based at Jui, Bathurst »

SGT (Obs) JOHN JOHNSTON CROSBIE
1369746 95 Squadron RAFVR
Died 28/11/1942. Aged 22
Son of John and Davina Crosbie,
of Beith, S'clyde.
Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery
Grave Ref. 8. C. 2.

SGT (Air Gnr) CHARLES LEWIS HADWELL
96755895 Squadron RAFVR
Died 28/11/1942. Aged 24
Son of Thomas Charles and Hetty Hadwell,
of Ullingswick, Hereford and Worcester
Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery
Grave Ref. 7. D. 4.

SGT (W.Op./Air Gnr)
WILLIAM ARTHUR HOGG
1062855 RAFVR 95 Squadron
Died 28/11/1942. Aged 30
Son of William Arthur and Mary Ann Hogg,
husband of Ethel Hogg, of Liverpool.
Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery
Grave Ref. 7. D. 2.

SGT (W.Op./Air Gnr) ROBERT IRVINE
1119371 RAFVR 95 Squadron
Died 28/11/1942. Aged 21
Son of Robert D. and Emma Irvine,
of Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery
Grave Ref. 8. D. 5.

F/SGT (Air Gnr)
THOMAS WILLIAM ROBINSON
538143 RAF 95 Squadron
Died 28/11/1942.
Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery
Grave Ref. 7. D. 3.
Remembered by his nephew,
Geoff Langford

SGT (Flt Engr)
WILLIAM FREDERICK SEARL
570350 RAF 95 Squadron
Flight Engineer, 95 Squadron
Died 28/11/1942. Aged 22
Son of Ernest John and Eveline Millicent Searl,
of Peverell, Plymouth
Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery
Grave Ref. 8. D. 6.

P/O MELVYN ELLIOTT TAYLER
J/16534 Royal Canadian Air Force
95 Squadron
Died 28/11/1942.
Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery
Grave Ref. 7. D. 1.

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Fajara War Cemetery

Herbert Duncan Collershaw 95 Squadron

SGT THOMAS WILLIAM BLUNDELL
1501882 RAF 95 Squadron
Died 16/08/1943. Aged 21
Son of John William and Ellen Blundell,
of Crewe, Cheshire.
Fajara War Cemetery
Grave Ref. 4. C. 7

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In Memory of the three Crew of No 95 Squadron
Sunderland DV 973 P/95 »

SGT HERBERT DUNCAN COLLERSHAW
1578524 RAF 95 Squadron
Died 13/04/1944
Fajara War Cemetery
Grave Ref. 4. E. 2.
Remembered by his niece,
Betty Morrison

F/O RAYMOND JACK DEBENHAM
139711 RAFVR 95 Squadron
Died 13/04/1944 aged 22
Son of Edward A. and Florence E. Debenham,
of Crossgates, Yorkshire.
Malta Memorial

FLT/SGT ROBERT SYDNEY
DOUGLAS HATSWELL

64162 RAF 95 Squadron
Died 13/04/1944, aged 23 years
Son of Harry D. and Helen Hatswell,
of Kingston-on-Thames, Surrey.
Malta Memorial

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FLT/SGT
WILLIAM ANTHONY "TONY" DEARMAN
635140 53 Squadron RAF
(Formerly 95 Squadron 1941-1942)
Died 05/10/1943. aged 23
Remembered with honour,
Runnymede Memorial.
Son of Mrs Olive Elizabeth Smith, (formerly Dearman)
of Pen-y-fai Glamorgan. Wales,
and the late William Ewart Dearman..

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SGT LEWIS HENRY MUTTER
612326 95 Squadron RAFVR
Died 19/06/1944. Aged 22
Son of Frederick & Mary, husband of Olive Mary of Wootton-under-Edge
Dakar (Bel-Air) Cemetery - Senegal

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SGT GEORGE WILLLIAM GRAHAM
808325 RAFVR 95 Squadron
Died 31/03/1943 aged 31
Son of George and Emily Graham; husband of Frances Mary Graham,
of Darlington, Co. Durham.
Malta Memorial

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SGT TERENCE McCORRY RAF
RAF 95 Ground Crew
Died 14th November 1941 aged 28
Son of Michael and Teresa McCorry
and Husband of Mary McCorry of Belfast.
Sec. A. Row G.F. Grave 52257727
Belfast Milltown (Roman Catholic) Cemetery

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Commonwealth Air forces Memorial Malta
For those with unknown graves
(website)

 

In Memory of the Crew of No 95 Squadron's
Sunderland Mk III DW105 T/95  

 

F/O SELWYN GUY PHILLIPS
142240 95 Squadron RAFVR
Died 05/01/1944
Son of Henry William and Fanny Phillips,
of Westminster, London
St. Etienne Chapel Cemetery, Nouadhibou
Alternative Commemoration -
buried in Port Etienne Cemetery.

F/O (Nav) KENNETH GILBERT MULLETT
139714 95 Squadron RAFVR
Died 05/01/1944. Aged 23
Son of Gilbert William and Alice Kate Mullett,
of Downley, Buckinghamshire
St. Etienne Chapel Cemetery, Nouadhibou
Alternative Commemoration -
buried in Port Etienne Cemetery.

F/O (W.Op./Air Gnr)
DEREK ANTHONY ROPER
142478 95 Squadron RAFVR
Died 05/01/1944. Aged 23
Alternative Commemoration -
buried in Port Etienne Cemetery.

SGT (Air Gnr) THOMAS WILLIAM EWEN
1004464 95 Squadron RAFVR
Died 05/01/1944
St. Etienne Chapel Cemetery, Nouadhibou
Alternative Commemoration -
buried in Port Etienne Cemetery

CPL ROY STUART CRATE
753247 95 Squadron RAFVR
Died 05/01/1944. aged 23
Son of Harry Clifford and
Edith Tremaine Crate, of Eltham, London
St. Etienne Chapel Cemetery, Nouadhibou
Alternative Commemoration -
buried in Port Etienne Cemetery.

P/O THOMAS WILLOUGHBY SADLEIR
171950 RAFVR 95 Squadron
Died 05/01/1944
Panel 13, Column 2.
Memorial: Malta Memorial

SGT GILBERT CAMERON GIBSON
1369021 Sergeant, RAFVR 95 Squadron
Died Died 05/01/1944 aged 29
Son of Robert and Cissie Gibson,
and husband
of Alice T. Gibson, of Crieff, Perthshire.
Panel 15, Column 1. Memorial:
Malta Memorial

SGT DAVID MASON CAMPBELL
1343817 RAFVR 95 Squadron
Died 05/01/1944 aged 22
Son of Thomas G.B. & Mary E. Campbell,
of Glasgow.
Panel 14, Column 2.
Memorial: Malta Memorial

SGT CHARLES ERNEST NORRIS
1280880 RAFVR 95 Squadron
Died 05/01/1944 aged 31
Son of Charles and Marion E. Norris
and husband of Doris E. Norris,
of Boscombe, Bournemouth, Hampshire.
Panel 15, Column 2.
Memorial: Malta Memorial

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In Memory of the Crew of 95 Squadron
Sunderland L5805 B/95 »

* F/O RAYMOND WALTER LAWRENCE
64936 RAFVR 95 Squadron
Died 11th June 1942 aged 22. 64936 L58505
Son of Walter Edward and Ethel Mary Lawrence,
of Eastbourne, Sussex
(C248 Alamein Memorial)

P/O DAVID JOHN WHALLEY
128051 RAFVR 95 Squadron
Died 11/06/42

SGT JOHN EDWARD BURLEY
943928 RAFVR 95 Squadron
Died 11/06/1942, aged 25 years
Son of Walter and Edith Burley,
of Burton Grange, Yorkshire.

SGT RAYMOND GEORGE GREENMAN
967527 RAFVR 95 Squadron
Died 11/06/1942 aged 23  years
Husband of Enid M. Greenman,
of Maesteg, Glamorgan.

AIRCRAFTSMAN
HERBERT KITCHENER McCOMBIE
981773 RAFVR 95 Squadron
Died 11/06/1942 aged 26
The son of William and Jane McCombie,
of Kinellar, Aberdeenshire

LEADING/AIRCRAFTSMAN
GORDON McLEOD McNEILL

980994 RAFVR 95 Squadron
Died 11/06/1942 aged 23
The son of David and Margaret M. McNeill,
of Edinburgh

SGT VINCENT COMER
1015558 RAFVR 95 Squadron
Died 11/06/1942, aged 25
Son of Thomas and Florence Comer,
of Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire.

F/O JACK PYBUS
401778 Royal New Zealand Air Force
95 Squadron
Died 11/06/1942 aged 28
The son of Ralph and Edith Annie Pybus,
of Herne Bay, Auckland, New Zealand.

F/O JAMES MORPHETT HENDERSON
406560 RAAF
Died 11th June 1942 aged 27.
Son of Leo Morphett and Dorothea Henderson,
of Serpentine,
Commemorated on P5 C1 Malta Memorial

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In Memory of the Crew of a 95 Squadron
Sunderland II W6063 N/95

F/O STAFFORD LOVETT
65570 RAFVR 95 Squadron
Died 31/03/1943 aged 27
Son of William and Mabel Lovett,
of Leytonstone, Essex, and husband of
Hilda Lovett of South Woodford, Essex.

SGT FRANK MOODY
575957 RAFVR 95 Squadron

Died 31/03/1943 aged 20
The son of Frederick M. and Tirzah Moody,
of Beauchief, Shefflield

SGT CHARLES EVERITT BRADBURY
1062441 RAFVR 95 Squadron
Died 31/03/1943
Son of Albert and Edith A. Bradbury,
of Royton, Lancashire.

SGT WILLIAM EDMUND STUART COOKE
551113 RAFVR 95 Squadron
Died 31/03/194

SGT LEWIS REGINALD HANNIFORD
1500952 RAFVR 95 Squadron
Died 31st March 1943, aged 20 years
Son of Louis and Grace Hannaford,
Son of Louis and Grace Hannaford,
of Middlesbrough, Yorkshire.

SGT GEORGE WILLIAM GRAHAM
808325 RAF 95 Squadron
Died 31/03/1943
Son of George and Emily Graham,
husband of Frances Mary Graham,
of Darlington, Co. Durham.

 

 

 

Remembering ...

 

 

Thomas William Robinson
Fl/Sgt (Air Gnr)
53814

Killed in Action 28/11/1942

Thomas William Robinson Fl/Sgt (Air Gnr) 53814
From his nephew,
Geoff Langford

Sgt Tom Robinson flew on T9073 to Jui with F/O Oakes on 10th August 1942 then served on DV975 under F/Lt Steer and F/Lt Bocock

Remembrance Page

 

 

 


Herbert Duncan Collershaw
Sergeant
1578525

Died on the 13 April 1944
Fajara War Cemetery, Gambia. Grave Ref 4. E. 2.

He was born in India in 1923 so was only 20  when he died.

(Photograph and info provided by his niece, Betty Morrison)

 

 

 

Aukland War Memorial

RAF Jack Pybus

F/O JACK PYBUS

Royal New Zealand Air Force,
95 Squadron, RAF
11 June 1942
Aged 28