DYE, JACK ELLSWORTH F/O(BA) J28077. From Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Jun 3/44 age 19. #77 Squadron (Esse Potius Quam Videri). Halifax aircraft #NA 515 was hit by cannon fire over the target and returned safely to England. F/O Dye was wounded in the attack and died in the Preston Hall Hospital, Maidstone, England shortly after the aircraft landed. Flying Officer Bomb Aimer Dye is buried in the Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England.
DYELLE, GYLES RAYMOND P/O(AG) J90962//R200274. From Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Killed in Action Sep 12/44 age 21. #405 City of Vancouver Squadron (Ducimus), Pathfinder Force. Target – WanneEickel, Germany. Please see Hardy L.G. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Air Gunner Dyelte was buried in the Military Cemetery at Gladbach, Germany, exhumed, and reburied in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Germany.
DYER, CHARLES GORDON SGT(FE) 533448 – Royal Air Force. From Yorkshire, England. Killed in Action Mar 12/43 age 23. #78 Squadron (Nemo Non Paratus). Halifax aircraft lost while engaged in operations over enemy-held territory. Six of the crew, not Canadians, missing believed killed. Sergeant Flight Engineer Dyer is buried in the War Cemetery at Uden, Holland.
DYER, HAROLD GEORGE FS(AG) R102350. From Lebret, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Jan 8/43 age 20. #50 Squadron (From Defence To Attack). Target – Duisburg, Germany. Lancaster aircraft #W 4800 was shot down at Dusseldorf, Germany. Six members of the crew, not Canadians, missing believed killed. Flight Sergeant Air Gunner Dyer was buried in the Military Cemetery at Dusseldorf, exhumed, and reinterred in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Germany.
DYER, JOHN PHILLIP F/O(P) 39093 D.F.C. – Royal Air Force. From Minnedosa, Manitoba. Killed in Action May 21/40 age 27. #99 Squadron (Quisque Tenax). Wellington aircraft lost during operations over enemy-held territory. Sgt J.H. Lawrenson (RAF), LAC C.R. Lovejoy (RAF), AC1 S.C. Ogilvie (RAF), and F/O O.L. Williams (RAF) were also killed. F/O Dyer won his D.F.C. while flying Wellington aircraft with #219 Squadron. In December of 1939 he was raiding the Baltic coast and was attacked by German ME-110 fighter aircraft. Five aircraft of his Squadron were lost and although his aircraft was badly damaged he returned to his airfield. Flying Officer Pilot Dyer is buried in the Communal Cemetery at Belval, Ardennes, Franco.
DYER, MAURICE BALLARD F/O(P) J85469. From Sutton, Quebec. Killed in Action Jul 26/44 age 21. #103 Squadron (Noll Me Tangere). Target – Stuttgart, Germany. Please see Warren R.J. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Pilot Dyer is buried in the Main Cemetery, Orleans, Cher, France.
DYKER, ALLAN LLOYD LAC(P) R172957 – under training. From Holland, Manitoba. Killed Jun 25/43 age 30. #15 Elementary Flying Training School, Regina, Saskatchewan. LAC Dyker was killed while flying Tiger Moth aircraft #4100. He was approaching to land and the aircraft was seen to dive into the ground one quarter of a mile northwest of the aerodrome at Regina. LAC Dyker had survived a previous crash on May 4, 1943. Leading AirCraftman Pilot Dyker is buried in the Elmwood Cemetery at Winnipeg, Manitoba.
DYMENT, LESLIE ROY FS(AG) R190695. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed in Action Apr 27/44 age 21. #78 Squadron (Nemo Non Paratus). Halifax aircraft #LV 873 lost while engaged in a night operation to Villeneuve St. Georges, France. F/Os W.K. Raby, A.A. Bell (RAF), Sgt J.C. Fell (RAF), P/Os D.P. Garraway (RAF), J.H. Wilkinson (RAF), and FS F.R. Sampson (RAAF) were also killed. Flight Sergeant Air Gunner Dyment is buried in the New Communal Cemetery, Clichy, Seine, France.
DYMOND, CHARLES VERNON P/O(AG) J87125//R191609. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed in Action Jun 13/44 age 20. #434 Bluenose Squadron (In Excelsis Vincimus). Target – Arras, Franco. Please see Swan J.K. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Air Gunner Dymond is buried in the Town Cemetery, Dunkirk, France.
DYNARSKI, EDDIE FRANK F/O(N) J21817. From Rochester, New York, U.S.A. Killed in Action Apr 14/43 age 21. #12 Squadron (Leads The Field). Lancaster aircraft lost. Please see Bakeman E.H. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Navigator Dynarski is buried in the West Cemetery, Le Mans, Sarthe, France.
DYNES, CHARLES LAURIE LAC R173349 – aero engine mechanic. From Oakville, Ontario. Killed in Action Oct 20/43 age 21. #10 North Atlantic Squadron. Liberator aircraft crashed. Please see MacNaughton W.G. for casualty list and flight detail. Leading AirCraftman Dynes is buried in an isolated grave on Black Mountain, near St. Donat, Quebec.
DYNES, HARRY SGT R186249 – fire fighter. From Hamilton, Ontario. Died Feb 15/45 age 40. RCAF Station, Bella Bella, British Columbia. Sgt Dynes was accidentally killed while on duty in the fire hall at Bella Bella. Sergeant Dynes is buried in the Hamilton Cemetery, Hamilton, Ontario.
DYSON, CARSON LYLE FS(P) R122956. From Hamilton, Ontario. Killed in Action Jul 14/43 age 21. #432 Leaside Squadron (Saevitir Ad Lucem). Target – Aachen, Germany. Please see FS Robert Stewart for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Pilot Dyson is buried in the Communal Cemetery, Florennes, Namur, Belgium.
DYSON, WILLIAM JOHN F/L(P) C2002. From Calgary, Alberta. Killed Jan 26/42 age 34. #124 Ferry Squadron, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Lockheed aircraft crashed. Please see Thrift J.H. for casualty list and flight detail. F/L Dyson had been severely injured in a Harvard aircraft crash on February 21, 1941 while at #2 SFTS Uplands, Ontario. Flight Lieutenant Pilot Dyson is buried in the Royal Oak Burial Park, Victoria, British Columbia.
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