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921 Gave Their Lives That We May Be Free

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Rabett - Russell

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Rabett, W/O. Reginald Paul

Pilot - Lancaster Mk I  AS-C  ED993

RAF Service Number: 1317004

Died: 9th October 1943

Cemetery: Newport Christchurch Cemetery, Newport, South Wales, England

Grave Reference:  Block O.G. Cons. B3 Extension  Grave 710


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Radbourne, Sgt. Arthur Henry

Pilot - Wellington Mk X  AS-V  HE631

RAF Service Number: 1385949

Died: 3rd April 1943

Cemetery: Moelan - Sur - Mer Communal Cemetery, France

Grave Reference:  No Reference


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Railton, Sgt. Alfred Joseph

Air Bomber - Wellington Mk X  AS-H  HE235

RAF Service Number: 1476472

Died: 26th May 1943

Commemorated: Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, England

Panel: 162


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Rankin, Sgt. William Black

Mid Upper Gunner - Lancaster MkIII  AS-H  ND579

RAF Service Number: 1795202

Died: 22nd May 1944

Cemetery: The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery, Holland

Grave Reference:  Allied Plot  Row 4   Grave 85


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Ratcliff, Sgt. Leslie

Flight Engineer - Lancaster Mk I  AS-A2  LM126

RAF Service Number: 1801563

Died: 8th June 1944

Cemetery: Clichy Northern Cemetery, France

Grave Reference:  Section 16   Row 9   Grave 5


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Ravenscroft, Sgt. James Thomas

Wireless Op. - Lancaster Mk III  AS-R  W4996

RAF Service Number: 1387476

Died: 27th January 1944

Cemetery: Berlin 1939 - 1945 War Cemetery, Germany

Grave Reference: Collective Grave  Section 2   Row D   Grave 5 - 9


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Rayner, Sgt. Norman Percival

Rear Gunner - Wellington Mk X  AS-W  HE752

RAF Service Number: 1385954

Died: 28th May 1943

Cemetery: Hengelo (Overijssel) General Cemetery, Holland

Grave Reference:  Section D   Row 1   Grave 62


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Read, Sgt. Graham

Rear Gunner - Lancaster Mk III  AS-K  LM312

RAF Service Number: 1671157

Died: 20th October 1943

Cemetery: Berlin 1939 - 1945 War Cemetery, Germany

Grave Reference: Collective Grave  Section 8   Row C   Grave 6 - 9


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Reed, Flg. Off. George Carlisle

Navigator - Lancaster Mk III  AS-I  ND620

RAF Service Number: 151078

Died: 24th March 1944

Cemetery: Berlin 1939 - 1945 War Cemetery, Germany

Grave Reference:  Section 6   Row C   Grave 1


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Reed, W/O. Laurence

Wireless Op. - Lancaster Mk I  AS-X  PD365

RAF Service Number: 1007113

Died: 22nd March 1945

Cemetery: Hotton War Cemetery, Belgium

Grave Reference:  Section XI   Row C   Grave 3


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Rees, Sgt. David Gareth

Flight Engineer - Lancaster Mk I  AS-C  ED366

RAF Service Number: 1653285

Died: 22nd October 1943

Cemetery: Hannover War Cemetery, Germany

Grave Reference: Collective Grave  Section 11   Row C   Grave 8 - 12 Headstone Picture


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Reeve, Sgt. Charles George

Navigator - Lancaster Mk III  AS-E  LM586

RAF Service Number: 1583577

Died: 28th June 1944

Cemetery: Belleville - Sur - Mer Churchyard, France

Grave Reference:  Collective Grave


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Reid, Flg. Off. Allen James

Navigator -  Lancaster Mk III  AS-E  ME318

RCAF Service Number: J36936

Died: 4th December 1944

Cemetery: Durnbach War Cemetery, Bavaria, Germany

Grave Reference:  Section 4   Row F   Grave 20 Headstone Picture


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Reid, Plt. Off. Henry James Arthur

Navigator - Wellington Mk X  AS-P  HZ314

RAF Service Number: 149302

Died: 24th July 1943

Cemetery: Hamburg War Cemetery, Germany

Grave Reference:  Section 10A   Row N   Grave 7 Headstone Picture


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Relton, Sgt. Albert

Rear Gunner - Lancaster Mk I  AS-R2  PD202

RAF Service Number: 1482369

Died: 13th July 1944

Cemetery: Prez - Sur - Marne Churchyard, France

Grave Reference:  Collective Grave Headstone Picture


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Renelt, Flt. Sgt. Kenneth Bert

Pilot - Lancaster Mk I  AS-P2  R5552

RAF Service Number: 1387475

Died: 20th December 1943

Cemetery: Middelharnis Protestant Cemetery, Holland

Grave Reference:  Grave 3 Headstone Picture


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Reynolds, Sgt. Gerald Thomas Wilfred

Rear Gunner - Lancaster Mk I  AS-V  ME686

RAF Service Number: 1853432

Died: 31st March 1944

Cemetery: Hannover War Cemetery, Germany

Grave Reference:  Section 6   Row K   Grave 1 Headstone Picture


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Reynolds, Flt. Sgt. William Cyril Jeffrey

Rear Gunner - Lancaster Mk I  AS-M  PA234

RCAF Service Number: R274514

Died: 17th March 1945

Cemetery: Durnbach War Cemetery, Bavaria, Germany

Grave Reference:  Section 11   Row F   Grave 21 Headstone Picture


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Rhodes, Flt. Sgt. Kevin George

Rear Gunner - Lancaster Mk III  AS-I  NE170

RAF Service Number: 1522850

Died: 31st August 1944

Cemetery: Fillieveres British Cemetery, France

Grave Reference: Section 1   Row D   Grave 2


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Rich, Flg. Off. Leslie John

Wireless Op. - Lancaster Mk I  AS-E  ME447

RAF Service Number: 176192

Died: 1st March 1945

Cemetery: Durnbach War Cemetery, Bavaria, Germany

Grave Reference:  Section 2   Row D   Grave 1 Headstone Picture


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Rich, Plt. Off. Ronald Stanley

Wireless Op. - Wellington Mk X  AS-Y  HF595

RAF Service Number: 139952

Died: 4th July 1943

Cemetery: Heverlee War Cemetery, Belgium

Grave Reference:  Section 4   Row B   Grave 2 Headstone Picture


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Richards, Flt. Sgt. Jack William

Navigator - Lancaster Mk III  AS-J2 PB153

RAF Service Number: 1603064

Died: 17th March 1945

Cemetery: Durnbach War Cemetery, Bavaria, Germany

Grave Reference:  Collective Grave  Section 11   Row B   Grave 2 - 4 Headstone Picture


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Richards, Sgt. Ralph

Rear Gunner - Lancaster Mk I  AS-X  LL916

RAF Service Number: 2218582

Died: 23rd February 1945

Cemetery: Durnbach War Cemetery, Bavaria, Germany

Grave Reference:  Collective Grave  Section 8   Row G   Grave 12 - 16 Headstone Picture


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Richards, Flg. Off. William Samuel

Mid Upper Gunner - Lancaster Mk III  AS-N  ME839

RCAF Service Number: J28875

Died: 3rd August 1944

Cemetery: Creil Communal Cemetery, France

Grave Reference:  Plot 1   Grave 392 Headstone Picture


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Richardson, Flt. Sgt. Thornton Edward

Rear Gunner - Wellington Mk III  AS-T  BK459

RCAF Service Number: R122409

Died: 11th April 1943

Cemetery: Couvron - Et - Aumencourt Communal Cemetery, France

Grave Reference:  Row A   Grave 7 Headstone Picture


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Richelet, Sgt. Armand

Mid Upper Gunner - Lancaster Mk I  AS-E  LL954

RAF Service Number: 1299973

Died: 23rd May 1944

Cemetery: Recorded on The Maidenhead Register, Surrey, England

Grave Reference:  Repatriated to Belgium


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Riddle, Sgt. John Henry

Rear Gunner - Lancaster Mk III  AS-W  JB649

RAF Service Number: 1873572

Died: 16th March 1944

Cemetery: Hemel Hempstead (Heath Lane) Cemetery, England

Grave Reference:  Section M A. Uncons.   Grave 17 Headstone Picture


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Ridley, Plt. Off. Robert Burns

Pilot - Lancaster Mk I  AS-X  ME720

RCAF Service Number: J85631

Died: 28th April 1944

Cemetery: Vevey (St. Martins) Cemetery, Switzerland

Grave Reference:  Grave 112 Headstone Picture


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Riggs, Flt. Sgt. Leonard Earl

Rear Gunner - Lancaster Mk III  AS-G  PB635

RCAF Service Number: R218495

Died: 3rd January 1945

Cemetery: Choloy War Cemetery, France

Grave Reference:  Collective Grave  Section 1   Row J   Grave 10


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Roberts, Flg. Off. Bryan Evans

Navigator - Lancaster Mk I  AS-K2  PD224

RCAF Service Number: J36862

Died: 14th October 1944

Cemetery: Rheinberg War Cemetery, Germany

Grave Reference:  Section 14   Row D   Grave 23 Headstone Picture


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Roberts, Sgt. Joseph Edward

Mid Upper Gunner - Lancaster Mk I  AS-I  ME829

RAF Service Number: 2211675

Died: 24th September 1944

Commemorated: Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, England

Panel: 237


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Roberts, Sgt. Owen Stanley

Mid Upper Gunner - Lancaster Mk III  AS-D  ND401

RAF Service Number: 1808483

Died: 24th March 1944

Cemetery: Berlin 1939 - 1945 War Cemetery, Germany

Grave Reference:  Section 5   Row D   Grave 5


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Roberts, Sgt. Trevor

Flight Engineer - Lancaster Mk I  AS-C  JA865

RAF Service Number: 1413356

Died: 9th October 1943

Cemetery: Stoke-On-Trent (Hartshill) Cemetery, Staffordshire, England

Grave Reference:  Grave 16935


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Robey, Flt. Sgt. Leslie James

Air Bomber - Lancaster Mk I  AS-A2  LM126

RAF Service Number: 1324986

Died: 8th June 1944

Cemetery: Clichy Northern Cemetery, France

Grave Reference:  Section 16   Row 7   Grave 17


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Robins, Flt. Sgt. Peter Cyril

Rear Gunner - Lancaster Mk III  AS-E  LM586

RAF Service Number: 1874073

Died: 28th June 1944

Cemetery: Belleville - Sur - Mer Churchyard, France

Grave Reference:  No Reference Headstone Picture


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Robinson, Sgt. John

Wireless Op. - Lancaster Mk III  AS-S  ND806

RAF Service Number: 1511210

Died: 23rd April 1944

Cemetery: Heverlee War Cemetery, Belgium

Grave Reference:  Collective Grave  Section 2   Row H   Grave 1 - 7 Headstone Picture


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Robinson, Flg. Off. Raymond John

Pilot - Lancaster Mk III  AS-L  ED841

RAF Service Number: 135130

Died: 15th February 1944

Cemetery: Berlin 1939 - 1945 War Cemetery, Germany

Grave Reference:  Section 8   Row D   Grave 21


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Roche, Flg. Off. Leonard

Air Bomber - Lancaster Mk I  AS-B2  PA236

RAF Service Number: 165624

Died: 30th July 1945 (Training Exercise)

Cemetery: Cambridge City Cemetery, Cambridgeshire, England

Grave Reference:  Grave 15767 Headstone Picture


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Rodgers, Flg. Off. Alan Oswald

Pilot - Lancaster Mk III  AS-U  ND621

RNZAF Service Number: 428770

Died: 15th July 1944

Cemetery: Lusigny - Sur - Barse Communal Cemetery, France

Grave Reference:  Collective Grave 21 Headstone Picture


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Rodgers, Flt. Sgt. Donald James

Air Bomber - Lancaster Mk I  AS-V  PD227

RCAF Service Number: R186316

Died: 12th October 1944

Cemetery: Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England

Grave Reference:  Section H   Row A   Grave 10 Headstone Picture


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Rodgers, Sgt. Thompson Alfred

Rear Gunner - Lancaster Mk I  AS-K2  NG297

RAF Service Number: 1880035

Died: 24th December 1944

Cemetery: Rheinberg War Cemetery, Germany

Grave Reference:  Section 2   Row J   Grave 25 Headstone Picture


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Rogers, Flt. Sgt. Edward Frank

Navigator - Lancaster Mk I  AS-Q  ME748

RAF Service Number: 1612257

Died: 15th October 1944

Commemorated: Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, England

Panel: 221


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Rollinson, Sgt. Arthur

Navigator - Lancaster Mk III  AS-D  LM722

RAF Service Number: 1622914

Died: 24th September 1944

Commemorated: Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, England

Panel: 237


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Ross, Sgt. Ian Murray

Rear Gunner - Lancaster Mk III  AS-X  LM581

RAF Service Number: 1273637

Died: 13th June 1944

Cemetery: Epe General Cemetery, Holland

Grave Reference:  Section 2   Row 10   Grave 706 Headstone Picture


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Rothwell, Sgt. Harold

Mid Upper Gunner - Lancaster Mk III  AS-X  LM581

RAF Service Number: 2206323

Died: 13th June 1944

Cemetery: Epe General Cemetery, Holland

Grave Reference:  Section 2   Row 10   Grave 611 Headstone Picture


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Rowley, Sgt. Kenneth

Rear Gunner - Lancaster Mk III  AS-J2  ND825

RAF Service Number: 1454675

Died: 28th April 1944

Cemetery: Granges - Sur - Vologne Communal Cemetery, France

Grave Reference:  Grave 1


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Roy, Flt. Sgt. Eric Alexander

Air Bomber - Lancaster Mk III  AS-J2  PB153

RNZAF Service Number: 4213333

Died: 17th March 1945

Cemetery: Durnbach War Cemetery, Bavaria, Germany

Grave Reference:  Collective Grave  Section 11   Row B   Grave 2 - 4 Headstone Picture


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Rudden, Sgt. Terence

Flight Engineer - Lancaster Mk III  AS-N  LM385

RAF Service Number: 1676327

Died: 16th December 1943

Cemetery: Brigg Cemetery, Yorkshire, England

Grave Reference:  Plot C Roman Catholic   Grave 50 Headstone Picture


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Russell, Sgt. Harry Gilbert

Wireless Op. - Lancaster  Mk I  AS-B2  PA236

RAF Service Number: 3040015

Died: 30th July 1945(Training Exercise)

Cemetery: Idle (Holy Trinity) Churchyard, Yorkshire, England

Grave Reference:  Section E   Row 7   Joint Grave 95


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Russell, Flg. Off. James Balfour

Navigator - Lancaster Mk III  AS-M2  LM694

RCAF Service Number: J29521

Died: 27th August 1944

Cemetery: Gammel Rye Churchyard, Denmark

Grave Reference:  Collective Grave  Section II   Row 9   Grave 14 Headstone Picture


* Information on 166 Squadron losses and graves used with the kind permission of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission *
* Grave Marker information Researched and Compiled by Robert John Wilton & David R. Swallow*