|391222 - Unaccounted Airmen - 22-12-1939||Hello,
391222 - Unaccounted Airmen - 22-12-1939
From Henk's List -
LOURENS, J, A. - Air Mechanic - P/6825 - SAAF.
Frankfort Cemetery, Free State, South Africa.
MOLONY, Martin Hugh - AC1c - 621703 - RAF.
New South gate Cemetery, Hertfordshire.
FROM CWGC -
HORTON, Alfred Clive - Cpl - 1711 - RAAF.
Warringal Cemetery, Victoria, Australia.
PERRY, Reginald Mark - Sgt(Pilot) - 517007 - RAF - 73 Sqn.
[ Hurricane I - N2385 - 73 Sqn ].
WINN, John - Sgt(Pilot) - 566407 - RAF - 73 Sqn.
[ Hurricane I - L1967 - 73 Sqn ].
The two airmen named above rest at Chambieres French National Cemetery, Metz, Moselle, France.
Alex ....Read More.||Alex Smart on 8th May 2020 08:28:45|
|Y0043 - Hurricane I - 73 Sqdn - TP-H - 26-05-1940||Air81/405, Sydenham, P3274 also .
However it would seem that the earlier loss was not P3274 but was P2803.
FCL has the following.
24 May Bell-Syer, wounded
L1891 ....Read More.||Alex Smart on 30th December 2020 10:59:30|
|Y0043 - Hurricane I - 73 Sqdn - TP-H - 26-05-1940||A complicated situation surrounding 24/26 May...
Alex, can you confirm that in your summary list, the codes are correct for the pilot (so Sydenham H, Bell-Syer L, Carter K), or have they been matched with your belief of the serial involved?
Regarding N2385, I thought this was lost on 22 Dec 39?: [url]https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C14141878[/url]
Andy ....Read More.||Andy Marden on 30th December 2020 01:02:01|
|Y0043 - Hurricane I - 73 Sqdn - TP-H - 26-05-1940||73 ORB, pilot names and a/c in squadron letter .
[B]N2385[/B]/Thompson 19 May 40, see FCL page 26 vol 1 revised.
December 39 event pilot Perry killed - a/c was [B]N2385[/B]
Maybe the a/c was returned to service ?
T2803 was a Wellington.
But perhaps at some stage P2803 may have been a/c "T" ? ....Read More.||Alex Smart on 30th December 2020 11:07:01|
|Y0043 - Hurricane I - 73 Sqdn - TP-H - 26-05-1940||[QUOTE=Alex Smart;157097]73 ORB, pilot names and a/c in squadron letter .
[B]N2385[/B]/Thompson 19 May 40, see FCL page 26 vol 1 revised. [/QUOTE]
What about [B]N2358 ?
[QUOTE]N2358 but this Hurricane never flew with 605 Sqn., only 43 and 73 Squadrons. I believe N2358 was lost or abandoned in France during May/June 1940. Its F.78 has no subsequent history [/QUOTE] ....Read More.||Jagan on 30th December 2020 11:25:35|