POUYAT – Taunton Oswald Constantine

Name: POUYAT, TAUNTON OSWALD CONSTANTINE
Initials: T O C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 25
Date of Death: 07/12/1943
Service No: 605491
Additional information: Son of Aubrey C. Pouyat and May F. Pouyat, of St. Andrew, Jamaica.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: R.A.F. Plot. Grave 14.
Cemetery: MOUNT HOPE (ST. PAUL’S ANGLICAN) CEMETERY

Anson Can. serial 6930 on training flight (formation flying) collided with Anson Can serial 7412 both of 16 SFTS, Hagersville, Ontario, Canada. Crashed near Waterford, Ontario, also killing LAC (Pilot u/t) F.V. Stephens – RCAF R/191955.

[Source: www.WW2chat.com]

605491 – T.O.C. Pouyat – Jamaica – attested 28.10.42 – killed 7.12.43

[Source: NA AIR 2/6876]

PEARSON – Arthur Owen

Name: PEARSON, ARTHUR OWEN
Initials: A O
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flying Officer (Air Bomber)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 23
Date of Death: 31/05/1945
Service No: 179178
Awards: D F C
Additional information: Son of Turner Langbridge Pearson and Iris Victorine Pearson, of Liguanea, Jamaica.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XVIII. B. 15.
Cemetery: BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY

Lancaster PB864 of 1660 HCU on training mission. Problems with automatic pilot, broke up in air, crashed near St.Pierre Eglise, Manche, France. (Chorley’s Bomber Command Losses Vol. 8 page 171) – 7 dead, 1 injured

[Source: www.WW2chat.com]

MUNROE – Stanford Alexander

Name: MUNROE, STANFORD ALEXANDER
Initials: S A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Aircraftman 2nd Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Date of Death: 05/05/1945
Service No: 713813
Additional information: Son of Zedikiah and Lydia Munroe, of Kingston, Jamaica.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Grave 15914.
Cemetery: CAMBRIDGE CITY CEMETERY

[Source: www.WW2chat.com]

MELHADO – Leslie Stanhope

Name: MELHADO, LESLIE STANHOPE
Initials: L S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Air Gnr.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 44 Sqdn.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 06/06/1942
Service No: 1384447
Additional information: Son of Cyril and Ivy Melhado; husband of Lorna Melhado, of Halfway Tree, St. Andrews, Jamaica.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot 1. Row B. Grave 6.
Cemetery: BERGEN GENERAL CEMETERY

Lancaster R5516 – Flak and night fighter – crashed into North Sea W off Egmond aan Zee (Netherlands). Melhado’s body was washed ashore 28/06/1942 near Schoorl and initially buried 15/07/1942 as an unknown airman; identified post war. (Chorley’s Bomber Command Losses Vol. 3 , page 118).

[Source: www.WW2chat.com]

MARSHALL – Patrick Constantine

Name: MARSHALL, PATRICK CONSTANTINE
Initials: P C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Aircraftman 2nd Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 19
Date of Death: 21/07/1944
Service No: 714152
Additional information: Son of Tenold Neel Marshall and Ethel Marshall, of Spanish Town, Jamaica.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. B. Row K. Grave 3.
Cemetery: HARROGATE (STONEFALL) CEMETERY

[Source: www.WW2chat.com]

LLOYD – Ioan Arnold

Name: LLOYD, IOAN ARNOLD
Initials: I A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flight Sergeant (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 247 Sqdn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 24/09/1944
Service No: 931856
Additional information: Son of John Thomas Lloyd and Edith Lloyd, of Bushy Park, Jamaica.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 31. G. 18.
Cemetery: REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY

Typhoon MN973 – close support operation Market Garden – crashed in the area of Kevelaer, Germany.

[Source: www.WW2chat.com]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[Photo courtesy J.B. Lloyd]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Third row, second from left
[Photo courtesy J.B. Lloyd]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Third row, second from left
[Photo courtesy J.B. Lloyd]

LIGHTBODY – Hugh Arthur

Name: LIGHTBODY, HUGH ARTHUR
Initials: H A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flight Lieutenant (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 515 Sqdn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 15/07/1944
Service No: 116893
Additional information: Son of Godfrey Kennett Lightbody and Beatrice Kate Lightbody, of Malvern. Jamaica.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: X. A. 12.
Cemetery: HOTTON WAR CEMETERY

Mosquito FB.VI – PZ293 – escort bombers airfield Florennes, Belgium. Pilot blinded by search lights, crashed 4 km SSW of Chaumont, Namur, 23 km WSW of Dinant, Belgium. Also killed F/Sgt E.J.A. Broomfield – 1451239 (both first buried at Florennes).

[Source: www.WW2chat.com]

LESLIE – Sefton Linford

Name: LESLIE, SEFTON LINFORD
Initials: S L
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Aircraftman 2nd Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 26
Date of Death: 04/04/1945
Service No: 724676
Additional information: Son of Alexander, and Keturah Leslie, of Montego Bay, Jamaica.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot G. Grave 340.
Cemetery: KINGSTON (UP PARK CAMP) MILITARY CEMETERY

[Source: www.WW2chat.com]

HIRST – Harold John

Name: HIRST, HAROLD JOHN
Initials: H J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flying Officer (Nav.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 37 Sqdn.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 08/02/1944
Service No: 151048
Additional information: Son of Joseph and Annie Isabel Hirst, of Half-Way-Tree, Jamaica.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: X. B. 8.
Cemetery: BARI WAR CEMETERY

Wellington X – LN705 aborted raid on Padua and 4,000 lb bomb blew up on bellylanding, Tortorella, Italy.

[Source: www.WW2chat.com]

HENRIQUEZ- Alfred George

1800848 – A.G. Henriquez – Jamaica – attested 2.1.42 – Ach/Pilot – F/O
171932 – commissioned 21.1.44 – Missing

[Source: NA AIR 2/6876 - Nominal Roll of Coloured Candidates, October 1944]

Name: HENRIQUEZ, ALFRED GEORGE
Initials: A G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flight Lieutenant (Pilot.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 630 Sqdn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 17/08/1944
Service No: 171932
Additional information: Son of Alfred St. Elmo Henriquez and Linda May Henriquez; husband of Essie Adeline Henriquez (nee Silvera), of Buff Bay, Jamaica.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Coll. grave 6. B. 2-8.
Cemetery: POZNAN OLD GARRISON CEMETERY
Picture of the grave at http://jamaicanfamilysearch.com/images/polandgrave.htm

Lancaster LL972 – crashed near Risznow SW of Medewitz, Kreis [= District] Gammin, Pommern, Germany. Crew first buried Risznow. (Chorley’s Bomber Command Losses Vol. 5, page 387)

[Source: www.WW2chat.com]

Tombstone of A.G. Henriquez (left); Cemetery at night, 1st November 2013 (right)

[Photography Leo Knol]

 


630 Squadron, mid 1944

Picture left: Wedding, 1937; Right: photomontage

Grave in Poznan, Poland

[Pictures: courtesy Richard Henriquez]

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