NEW ZEALAND FLEET AIR ARM AIR CREW 
MEMORIAL ROLL OF HONOUR

 

New Zealand's National War memorial: It commemorates the 28,614 New Zealanders who gave their lives in the South African War, World Wars I and II and the wars in Korea, Malaysia and Vietnam.

Lee-on-the-Solent Fleet Air Arm Memorial: dedicated to those of the RN and RNVR who gave their lives whilst serving in the Fleet Air Arm worldwide.

The Royal New Zealand Navy Memorial, Devonport: dedicated to those of the RNZN and RNZNVR who gave their lives whilst serving in the Fleet Air Arm worldwide.
 

NEW ZEALAND FLEET AIR ARM AIR CREW
ROLL OF HONOUR

ADAMS, Sub Lt(A) Russell Byers, RNZNVR - Sea Hurricane Pilot 824 Sqn, Died 1 September 1943 (Age 21); RNZN Memorial.

ALEXANDER, Lt(A) James Douglas, mid, RNZNVR - Seafire Pilot 894 Sqn, Died  30 July 1945 (Age 25); RNZN Memorial.

ANDERSON, Sub Lt(A) Jasper Murray, RNZNVR - Corsair Pilot 1830 Sqn, Died 14 Apr 1944 (Age 22); Ceylon.

BATTEN, Sub Lt(A) Frederick Moncrieff, RNZNVR - Firefly Pilot 731 Sqn, Died 5 Dec 1944 (Age 22); Scotland.

BAXTER, Lt(A) Evan John, RNZNVR - Corsair Pilot 1833 Sqn, Died 31 July 1945 (Age 23); RNZN Memorial.

BENNETT, Sub Lt(A) Jock, RNZNVR - Martlet Pilot 888 Sqn, Died 10 February 1942 (Age 22); RNZN Memorial.

BISMAN, Sub Lt(A) Royden Thomas, RNZNVR - Seafire Pilot 889 Sqn, Died 29 Jun 1944 (Age 24); RNZN Memorial.

BLACK, Sub Lt(A) John Ross, RNZNVR - Hellcat Pilot 1839 Sqn, Died 7 July 1944 (Age 21); RNZN Memorial.

BONIFACE, Sub Lt(A) Douglas Phillip Hurlstone, RNZNVR - Fulmar Pilot 784 Sqn, Died 18 Jan 1944 (Age 23); Scotland.

BROWN, Sub Lt(A) John Atkinson, RNZNVR - Sea Hurricane Pilot 759 Sqn, Died 10 August 1943 (Age 22); England.

BROWN, Sub Lt(A) Macdonald Cody, RNZNVR - Wildcat Pilot 898 Sqn, Died 27 Mar 1944 (Age 23); RNZN Memorial.

BUSH, Lt(A) Thomas Noel, RNZNVR - Sea Hurricane Pilot 771 Sqn, Died 5 Dec 1942 (Age 27); Scotland.

CAMERON, Sub Lt(A) Stewart Ross, RNZNVR - Seafire Pilot 809 Sqn, Died 29 Jan 1944 (Age 22); Scotland.

CHITTENDEN, Sub Lt(A) John David, RNZNVR - Seafire Pilot 889 Sqn, Died 29 Jun 1944 (Age 23); RNZN Memorial.

CHURCHILL, Lt(A) Adrian Hugh, mid, RNZNVR - Corsair Pilot 1833 Sqn, Died 7 Apr 1945 (Age 29); RNZN Memorial.

COLBECK, Sub Lt(A) Ralph Austin, RNZNVR - Seafire Pilot 886 Sqn, Died 11 Nov 1943 (Age 21); England.

COOK, Midshipman(A) George Denys, RNZNVR - Sea Hurricane Pilot 759 Sqn, Died 8 Apr 1942 (Age 19); England.

COSSILL, Sub Lt(A) Royce Ivan, RNZNVR - Sea Hurricane Pilot 759 Sqn, Died 10 Feb 1943 (Age 21); England.

COWPER, Sub Lt(A) Valentine Henry George, RNZNVR - Sea Hurricane Pilot 802 Sqn, Died 15 Nov 1942 (Age 25); RNZN Memorial.

CRANWELL, Sub Lt(A) Robert Arthur, mid, RNZNVR - Hellcat Pilot 804 Sqn, Died 8 May 1944 (Age 34); RNZN Memorial.

DAVIS, Sub Lt(A) Robert Usher, RNZNVR - Martlet Pilot 898 Sqn, Died  1 Feb 1943 (Age 22); RNZN Memorial.

EDNEY, Lt(A) Stanley William, mid, RNZNVR - Wildcat Pilot 882 Sqn, Died 17 May 1944 (Age 25); RNZN Memorial.

ELWOOD, Sub Lt(A) Desmond Nelson, RNZNVR - Fulmar Pilot 803 Sqn, Died 1 Aug 1942 (Age 24); RNZN Memorial.

FARRER, Lt(A) Mathew Cameron, DSC, RNZNVR - Seafire Pilot 709 Sqn, Died 27 Aug 1945 (Age 23); RNZN Memorial.

FLINTOFF, Sub Lt(A) Robert Hayward, RNZNVR - Sea Gladiator Pilot 775 Sqn, Died 12 Oct 1943 (Age 24); Egypt.

FORBES, Sub Lt(A) Robert Wilson Derrick, RNZNVR - Seafire Pilot 894 Sqn, Died 27 Jul 1943 (Age 24); RNZN Memorial.

GRAHAM, Sub Lt(A) David Neil, RNZNVR - Seafire Pilot 880 Sqn, Died  24 Jul 1945 (Age 28); RNZN Memorial.

HABERFIELD, Lt(A) John Kerle Tipaho, RNZNVR - Hellcat Pilot 1839 Sqn, Died  31 Jul 1945 (Age 26); RNZN Memorial.

HARRISON, Sub Lt(A) William, RNZNVR - Fulmar Pilot 762 Sqn, Died  19 Sep 1942 (Age 21); England.

HEWETSON, Sub Lt(A) Edward de Aulton, RNZNVR - Corsair Pilot 1841 Sqn, Died  11 Jul 1944 (Age 23); Scotland.

HOOSON, Sub Lt(A) William Clive, RNZNVR - Martlet Pilot 888 Sqn, Died 2 Jan 1942 (Age 21); England.

HOUSTON, Sub Lt(A) John David, RNZNVR - Spitfire Pilot 885 Sqn, Died 25 Oct 1942 (Age 21); RNZN Memorial.

JENKINS, Sub Lt(A) Donald Andrew, RNZNVR - Spitfire Pilot 808 Sqn, Died 26 May 1944 (Age 25); England.

JOHNSON, Sub Lt(A) Lloyd Harding, RNZNVR - Seafire Pilot 880 Sqn, Died 3 Feb 1943 (Age 21); Scotland.

LATTER, Lt(A) Meliss Stuart, RNZNVR - Sea Hurricane Pilot 883 Sqn, Died 15 Nov 1942 (Age 24); RNZN Memorial.

LAWSON, Sub Lt(A) Robert Arthur, RNZNVR - Seafire Pilot 880 Sqn, Died 15 Jun 1943 (Age 20); RNZN Memorial.

LIBEAU, Sub Lt(A) Clutha Campbell, RNZNVR - Seafire Pilot 768 Sqn, Died 21 Aug 1945 (Age 22); RNZN Memorial.

MACDONALD, Sub Lt(A) James Ninian, RNZNVR - Seafire Pilot 808 Sqn, Died 14 Jun 1943 (Age 22); RNZN Memorial.

MacKAY, Lt(A) Henry Alexander, RNZNVR - Firefly Pilot 1770 Sqn, Died  24 June 1944 (Age 30); Scotland.

MACLEOD, Sub Lt(A) Norman Ian, RNZNVR - Seafire Pilot 879 Sqn, Died 13 January 1945 (Age 23); Egypt.

MARKS, Sub Lt(A) Frank Ernest, RNZNVR - Corsair Pilot 757 Sqn, Died  23 Jan 1945 (Age 23); RNZN Memorial.

MARSHALL, Sub Lt(A) John Esmond, RNZNVR - Seafire Pilot 894 Sqn, Died  13 February 1944 (Age 23); Northern Ireland.

MARTIN, Sub Lt(A) Alastair Edgar, RNZNVR - Sea Hurricane Pilot 825 SQN, Died  5 May 1944 (Age 20); RNZN Memorial.

McBRIDE, Sub Lt(A) Thomas Chalmers Glen, RNZNVR - Firefly Navigator 1772 Sqn, Died 10 August 1945 (Age 27); RNZN Memorial.

McCRACKEN, Sub Lt(A) Alan Cairnhill, RNZNVR - Sea Hurricane Pilot 759 Sqn, Died 15 May 1943 (Age 22); England.

McLEAN, Sub Lt(A) Denis Beresford, RNZNVR - Buffalo Pilot Miami Naval Air Station, Died 11 August 1942 (Age 22); USA.

McLEOD, Sub Lt(A) Gordon Edward, RNZNVR - Seafire Pilot 761 Sqn, Died 23 June 1945 (Age 24); England.

McMILLAN, Sub Lt(A) Rex, RNZNVR - Sea Hurricane Pilot 759 Sqn, Died 22 April 1942 (Age 20); England.

MILES, Lt(A) Reginald Joseph Braithwaite, RN - Sea Gladiator Pilot 802 Sqn, Died 9 Jun 1940 (Age 24); Lee-on-Solent Naval Memorial.

MORRISON, Lt(A) Hugh, mid*, RNZNVR - Wildcat Pilot 882 Sqn, Died 4 May 1945 (Age 27); Norway.

NURSE, Sub Lt(A) John Hugh, RNZNVR - Martlet Pilot 896 Sqn, Died 19 Nov 1943 (Age 22); Northern Ireland.

PARKER, Sub Lt(A) Godfrey Hudson, RNZNVR - Seafire Pilot 718 Sqn, Died 5 Jul 1944 (Age 23); RNZN Memorial.

PENNINGTON, Lt Cdr(A) Frank Athol Joseph, DSC*, RNZNVR - Seafire Pilot 889 Sqn, Died 24 Apr 1944 (Age 27); RNZN Memorial.

PEPPERELL, Sub Lt(A) Jack Radford, RNZNVR - Sea Hurricane Pilot 759 Sqn, Died 1 May 1942 (Age 23); England

RAINES, Sub Lt(A) Andrew Todd, RNZNVR - Spitfire Pilot 884 Sqn, Died  23 Sep 1942 (Age 21); England.

REID, Sub Lt(A) Francis Graham, RNZNVR - Seafire Pilot 887 Sqn, Died 12 March 1944 (Age 24); RNZN Memorial.

RICHARDSON, Lt Cdr(A) Archibald Ronald, MID, RNZNVR - Hellcat Pilot 1840 Sqn, Died 24 August 1944 (Age 27); RNZN Memorial.

ROBERTS, Sub Lt(A) Kenneth Sutherland, RNZNVR - Seafire Pilot 899 Sqn, Died 7 June 1944 (Age 22); Scotland.

SHARPE, Sub Lt(A) Alan, RNZNVR - Wildcat Pilot 882 Sqn, Died 19 August 1944 (Age 24); France.

SHAW, Lt(A) Raymond Martin, RNZNVR - Firefly Pilot 1771 Sqn, Died 26 October 1944 (Age 26); Norway.

SIMMONDS, Sub Lt(A) Douglas, RNZNVR - Fulmar Pilot 761 Sqn, Died 25 September 1941 (Age 23); England.

SPENCER, Sub Lt(A) Charles Douglas, RNZNVR - Hellcat Pilot 800 Sqn, Died 11 October 1944 (Age 23); RNZN Memorial.

STREET, Lt(A) Arthur Robert, RNZNVR - Spitfire Pilot 748 Sqn, Died 27 June 1943 (Age 25); England.

THOMPSON, Sub Lt(A) Arthur George, RNZNVR - Martlet Pilot 795 Sqn, Died 14 January 1943 (Age 23); Kenya.

THOMSON, Sub Lt(A) Alexander Neilson, RNZNVR - Sea Hurricane Pilot 760 Sqn, Died 22 April 1942 (Age 21); England.

THOMSON, Sub Lt(A) Percy Donald, RNZNVR - Corsair Pilot 1842 Sqn, Died 7 June 1944 (Age 24); RNZN Memorial.

URLICH, Sub Lt(A) Joseph John, RNZNVR - Seafire Pilot 897 Sqn, Died 9 September 1943 (Age 25); RNZN Memorial.

WALLACE, Sub Lt(A) John David, RNZNVR - Corsair Pilot 1836 Sqn, Died 1 December 1943 (Age 21); USA.

WARNER, Sub Lt(A) Desmond Harold, RNZNVR - Martlet Pilot 898 Sqn, Died 1 February 1943 (Age 25); USA.

WAUGH, Sub Lt(A) James Alexander, RNZNVR - Seafire Pilot 807 Sqn, Died 11 June 1944 (Age 24); RNZN Memorial.

WEBB, Lt(A) John Fenner, RNZNVR - Firefly Navigator 1770 Sqn, Died  29 January 1945 (Age 26); RNZN Memoria

WILLIAMS, Sub Lt(A) Maurice Walton, RNZNVR - Firefly Pilot 1771 Sqn, Died 28 May 1944 (Age 22); England

WILSON, Sub Lt(A) Rex Samuel, RNZNVR - Hellcat Pilot 891 Sqn, Died  2 August 1945 (Age 20); Northern Ireland.

WIREN, Lt(A) Lonsdale Hollis, RNZNVR - Martlet Pilot 878 Sqn, Died  4 June 1943 (Age 26); Scotland.

WOODWARD, Sub Lt(A) Clive Eustace, RNZNVR - Corsair Pilot 1841 Sqn, Died 24 August 1944 (Age 23); Norway.

 

 

FURTHER INFORMATION

 

New Zealand's National War memorial

 

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register

Searchable database of all RNZN aircrews killed in 1939-1945

The Royal New Zealand Navy Memorial, Devonport, UK

Memorial dedicated for those of the RNZN and RNZNVR serving in the Fleet Air Arm worldwide. 

Memorial Roll of the NZ Fighter Pilots Museum

 

Sturtivant, R & Ballance, T  (1994). 'The Squadrons of the Fleet Air Arm' Published by Air Britain (Historians) Ltd, 1994 ISBN: 0 85130 223 8

 

 

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