History of RAF Wratting Common

260 service personnel lost their lives whilst serving at RAF Wratting Common between 1943 and 1945.

Squadron 90 lost 185 men.
Squadron 1651 HCU lost 19 men.
Squadron 195 lost 50 men.
31 Base lost 6 men.

"They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning,
We will remember them."

RankNameSqn.Date
SgtAbraham B A9022 June 1943
AC1Addicott A T31 Base17 March 1944
F/SAnderson B A9028 August 1943
SgtAndrews A S9022 June 1943
F/OAppleyard R DFM1958 March 1945
F/SBambrick V G1954 November 1944
F/OBarry G R19512 December 1944
SgtBatton G G909 November 1943
SgtBayton J C19512 December 1944
SgtBeard O904 July 1943
SgtBeck W C9030 May 1943
SgtBell W903 October 1943
SgtBickley J F9012 October 1943
P/OBiesiot L H1651 HCU30 September 1944
F/OBirdsall V9023 September 1943
SgtBiscoe9012 November 1943
SgtBloxham J L901 September 1943
SgtBowd L W31 Base12 September 1944
F/SBowman J F9026 July 1943
SgtBradshaw E9022 June 1943
SgtBradshaw G C A9023 September 1943
SgtBradshaw J O9014 July 1943
SgtBrooke E G9030 May 1943
SgtBrown G S1954 November 1944
F/SBrown R9023 September 1943
SgtBurrett H F901 September 1943
P/OCallaway M P901 September 1943
SgtCampbell A T9018 August 1943
SgtCampbell C D9026 June 1943
P/OCandy E9014 July 1943
SgtCanham G J31 Base12 September 1944
SgtCartwright H901 September 1943
SgtClark C H A9028 September 1943
SgtClifton L DFM9031 July 1943
SgtCohan I1954 November 1944
F/OConroy P H9026 July 1943
F/OCook A V I9026 June 1943
F/LCoombes C E9014 July 1943
SgtCooper A N9025 June 1943
SgtCreaser G19512 December 1944
SgtCrozier G1651 HCU30 September 1944
SgtCullum D C19512 December 1944
P/OCunningham P S9028 September 1943
F/SDalton G E903 October 1943
SgtDare J1651 HCU30 September 1944
F/SDarroch S19523 November 1944
SgtDavany E F909 November 1943
SgtDavidson J C9026 June 1943
P/ODavie1651 HCU15 July 1944
SgtDavies D G St J909 October 1943
SgtDavies D J9022 June 1943
SgtDavies G E9014 October 1943
SgtDavies S F1651 HCU30 September 1944
SgtDavies B G1651 HCU19 October 1944
SgtDawson W G9014 July 1943
SgtDemeillac Y903 October 1943
SgtDerby F K1954 November 1944
F/ODisbrowe H A9026 July 1943
SgtDixon C W9025 June 1943
F/ODraper T M1958 March 1945
S/LDugdale J DFC9026 July 1943
SgtEalden F W9026 June 1943
SgtEdwards T9020 October 1943
F/OEstcourt K T9030 May 1943
F/SEtheridge J A19523 November 1944
F/SEvans D G9026 July 1943
SgtEvans H W1651 HCU15 July 1944
SgtFairservice1651 HCU15 July 1944
SgtFenton C H904 July 1943
SgtFenwick C R9023 June 1943
SgtFord C S19522 February 1945
SgtFreeland R904 July 1943
S/LFreeman M I9028 September 1943
SgtFuller A R903 October 1943
SgtGardner J C9025 June 1943
SgtGazzard C B9023 September 1943
SgtGillis D9022 June 1943
P/OGilmour A P904 July 1943
F/SGoldwater M19512 December 1944
SgtGraham N9023 June 1943
SgtGraham R9028 August 1943
SgtGray J E906 September 1943
SgtGray W L9031 July 1943
F/OGreaves R909 October 1943
P/OGriffith L M909 November 1943
SgtGunn I F McK9022 September 1943
F/OGustofson J V9030 May 1943
F/OHalliwell A E19512 December 1944
SgtHammond R9023 June 1943
SgtHarris A C9025 June 1943
F/SHarris L F906 September 1943
SgtHartland W T19512 December 1944
SgtHayes G A909 October 1943
SgtHayman F E9022 September 1943
SgtHaynes C9023 September 1943
F/SHebden W A9031 July 1943
F/SHenderson G9025 June 1943
F/OHerapath R M19512 December 1944
F/SHildesley R19512 December 1944
SgtHill D C906 September 1943
P/OHilton G R9012 October 1943
SgtHindmarch R9028 August 1943
W/O2Hoar W J9028 September 1943
SgtHobbs D E J9023 September 1943
SgtHobbs D F A9026 July 1943
P/OHocking J W1651 HCU28 July 1944
SgtHolland R F1954 November 1944
SgtHowarth J9023 September 1943
W/OHowe R S19515 March 1945
F/SHudson J9023 September 1943
SgtHughes C W9030 May 1943
F/SHughes G H9023 September 1943
SgtHunston1651 HCU15 July 1944
SgtHunt S P1954 November 1944
SgtHunter T Q31 Base12 September 1944
SgtJames D A9023 September 1943
SgtJeffreys G C9024 August 1943
SgtJob D J19512 December 1944
SgtJohns L F T9030 May 1943
SgtJohnston G A F9030 May 1943
F/SJones H I909 November 1943
SgtJones R L9024 August 1943
F/SJones W E9020 October 1943
SgtKealey D H9031 July 1943
P/OKealy J W903 October 1943
SgtKeay E T J19523 November 1944
F/SKeeley J H9025 July 1943
F/OKennedy A A19512 December 1944
SgtKenny G P1952 November 1944
LACKerslake J31 Base26 December 1944
SgtKettlety S T909 October 1943
SgtKipling G9023 June 1943
SgtLaing J R9024 August 1943
SgtLane A J9022 September 1943
F/SLangley L9012 October 1943
SgtLaw I D9022 September 1943
SgtLaw R R9022 June 1943
SgtLawson G W9023 June 1943
SgtLeeming T19512 December 1944
SgtLeeves E K903 October 1943
SgtLeonard A F R904 July 1943
F/OLetters R W J9030 May 1943
F/OLevens E D19523 November 1944
SgtLevine H9025 June 1943
SgtLLoyd A E9024 August 1943
SgtLong C A9014 July 1943
SgtLongman L W903 October 1943
F/SLongmore K W9024 August 1943
F/SLoughman W K1954 November 1944
F/SLoyst M P909 November 1943
F/OMcDonald P F19523 November 1944
SgtMcGinley A P904 July 1943
SgtMcQuire W904 July 1943
F/LMcKenzie F C9026 June 1943
F/SMcKitterick D H903 October 1943
SgtMcLaughlin A903 October 1943
F/SMacMillan H C906 September 1943
P/OMcNair P C9023 June 1943
SgtMacSwayne L T9020 October 1943
SgtMair G D901 September 1943
F/SMeikle D W9012 October 1943
SgtMiller T R907 October 1943
F/OMitchell C909 November 1943
W/O2Moore G W9022 September 1943
F/SMorey M L1954 November 1944
SgtMorgan W I1651 HCU15 July 1944
SgtMorgan W A9022 September 1943
P/OMorris E M1954 November 1944
P/OMorrison M L904 July 1943
F/OMortimer G A1954 November 1944
SgtMurray H904 July 1943
SgtNisbet W N9025 June 1943
P/ONorton E A9030 May 1943
SgtOdgers G L906 September 1943
SgtOwen D E9028 August 1943
SgtParadise E G1952 November 1944
F/OParker W S DFC19514 March 1945
SgtPayton R9022 September 1943
SgtPearson F19514 January 1945
P/OPeters H N9022 June 1943
F/SPeterson I9025 June 1943
W/OPhillips C9028 August 1943
SgtPicton I9023 June 1943
F/LPlatt R C904 July 1943
SgtPollard W J9012 October 1943
F/SPollitt K W9020 October 1943
SgtPorter J S9023 June 1943
SgtPotter E B904 July 1943
SgtPurcell C J9024 August 1943
SgtQuickfall J F9024 August 1943
SgtRaven R9030 May 1943
SgtReddell C904 July 1943
SgtReed F J31 Base13 June 1944
F/SReid A M9031 July 1943
SgtRenton R J906 September 1943
SgtRobinson A K1958 March 1945
SgtRobson J A9023 June 1943
F/LRodgers R Y909 November 1943
SgtRookwood F T H1954 November 1944
F/ORoth R T19512 December 1944
SgtSanders D9023 June 1943
SgtScarr F G9028 August 1943
SgtScheddle M904 July 1943
F/SSchmidt L C903 October 1943
F/LScott P1958 March 1945
F/OSeager E J19512 December 1944
F/SSharp V J9028 September 1943
SgtSheppard D H1958 March 1945
F/OSibbald L E9024 August 1943
P/OSmall A R G9031 July 1943
SgtSmith F P J1954 November 1944
F/SSmith F W903 October 1943
P/OSmith G C904 July 1943
F/SSmith L909 November 1943
W/OSmith S W906 September 1943
F/SSpence H O9020 October 1943
F/SSpencer E E9020 October 1943
SgtStarkey R C19512 December 1944
F/SSteel J M9025 June 1943
SgtStephenson H1651 HCU30 September 1944
W/O2Stormer L M9024 August 1943
SgtStraker P G9023 September 1943
SgtSullivan D C903 October 1943
F/OSwallow P D9014 July 1943
SgtTaberner R19512 December 1944
SgtTaylor K G903 October 1943
SgtTaylor P J9025 June 1943
SgtTaylor W A9025 June 1943
SgtTaylorson H9025 June 1943
F/STeede W H9025 June 1943
SgtThomas B J9023 September 1943
SgtThompson A9023 June 1943
SgtThorpe B909 October 1943
SgtTilsed R W S1954 November 1944
SgtTitchener A1651 HCU30 September 1944
SgtTruman E G9023 September 1943
F/OVeglio J A E19512 December 1944
F/OWallis A B9031 July 1943
SgtWalter W E9026 June 1943
SgtWard T M19523 November 1944
F/OWaring N R19512 December 1944
F/SWeaver V A9024 August 1943
SgtWells F A9030 May 1943
SgtWhite B19512 December 1944
SgtWhitford R9012 October 1943
SgtWilliams1651 HCU15 July 1944
SgtWilkinson1651 HCU15 July 1944
F/SWilson D H1651 HCU15 July 1944
SgtWilson E9026 June 1943
SgtWilson R909 November 1943
F/SWoodbridge A S1651 HCU18 August 1944
SgtWoodburn K1958 March 1945
SgtWorsley F E901 September 1943
F/OWyton A E909 October 1943
SgtYates G A9020 October 1943
F/LYates K R909 October 1943
F/OYeo W H J9024 August 1943
SgtYoung N A9026 July 1943
F/SYoung P D1651 HCU19 October 1944
P/OYoxon A1651 HCU7 December 1943
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