|410504 - Unaccounted airmen - 4-5-1941||What caused the death of and/or what were the places of death registration for:
LAC (Pilot u/t) Colin G.E. CROUCH - 1202561;
F/O John A. EDWARDS - 42995 - 4 Sqn (Linton-on-Ouse, Yorkshire);
Sgt (Wop/Ag) William G. ELLIOTT - 747946;
Sgt (Wop) George W. KNIGHT - 626731 - 4 Sqn (Linton-on-Ouse, Yorkshire);
Sgt (Pilot) Hubert W. LEE - 641880 (from Canada) - 242 Sqn (Stapleford Tawny, Essex) - commemorated on Panel 47 of the Runnymede Memorial;
AC2 Kenneth PHILLIPS - 1067854 - 241 Sqn (Bury St.Edmunds, Suffolk);
LAC Douglas H. REYNOLDS - 629581 - 18 BC, 948 (Balloon) Sqn (Rosyth, Glasgow);
Sgt (Wop/Ag) Edward SALMONS - 755504;
AC2 Eric W. TOWNEND - 1075689, and
LAC John B. VANES - 861187 - 18 BC, 929 (Balloon) Sqn (South Queensferry).
Proposed aircraft losses for this day:
Oxford I - N4563 - 11 FTS - crashed on take-off East Morton.
Oxford II - W6577 - 12 FTS - crashed on take-off Grantham.
Regards and thanks for your help.
Henk. ....Read More.||Henk Welting on 13th September 2008 06:02:18|
|AiB AVIA Class Reports||This file is in better condition in the TNA.
More files have photos and the extent of report is expanded from those previously in AVIA5/19
Far fewer mistakes in aircraft serial transcription
AA759 Spitfire V 22/10/1941 W1129
AA801 Spitfire IV 29/10/1941 W1132
AB646 Oxford II 30/11/1941 W1149
AB693 Oxford II 20/09/1941 W1111
AH432 Havoc II 21/11/1941 W1143
AH582 Airacobra I ??/10/1941 W1125
AH847 Tomahawk Ia 20/10/1941 W1126
AH856 Tomahawk Ia 31/05/1941 W1031
AH888 Tomahawk Iia 30/04/1941 W1015
AH922 Tomahawk IIa 11/09/1941 W1105A
AL562 Liberator II 23/11/1941 W1146
AM260 Liberator I 14/08/1941 W1089
AM261 Liberator I 10/08/1941 W1086a
AM915 Liberator I 01/09/1941 W1100
AN522 Fortress I 22/06/1941 W1048
AN534 Fortress I 28/07/1941 W1072
AN536 Fortress I 09/01/1942 W1165
AP475 Oxford II 07/02/1942 W1177
AR671 Mohawk IV 30/01/1942 W1175
AW209 Beaufort I 29/07/1941 W1072a
AW215 Beaufort I ??/06/1941 W1040
AW395 Havoc I 26/01/1942 W1171
AW850 Anson I 13/01/1942 W1169
BB912 Havoc I 22/04/1941 W1010
BD786 Hurricane Iib 30/08/1941 W1097
BJ494 Havoc I 29/09/1941 W1115
BL407 Spitfire V 24/12/1941 W1159
BL432 Spitfire V 14/02/1942 W1180
BL480 Spitfire V ??/01/1942 W1174
BL491 Spitfire V 08/03/1942 W1191
BL538 Spitfire V 09/03/1942 W1190
BL568 Spitfire V 10/01/1942 W1167
BT488 Hotspur II 19/12/1941 W1157
HM178 Argus I 15/03/1942 W1196
K5608 Shark II 24/02/1942 W1183
K6110 Tutor I 07/09/1941 W1103
L2887 Skua II 15/05/1941 W1023a
L3152 Roc 30/07/1941 W1076a
L3284 Henley I 03/06/1941 W1032
L4297 Wellington I 29/04/1941 W1013
L4575 Oxford I 05/05/1941 W1019
L4622 Oxford I 15/11/1941 W1139
L4636 Oxford I 25/10/1941 W1130
L4851 Blenheim IV 01/07/1941 W1055
L5964 Magister I 08/12/1941 W1152
L6195 Botha I 18/11/1941 W1140
L6396 Botha I 11/03/1942 W1194
L6449 Botha I 10/06/1941 W1038a
L6750 Blenheim I 24/01/1942 W1173
L6845 Whirlwind P 11/06/1941 W1039
L7248 Lerwick I 21/10/1941 W1127
L7300 Manchester I 23/11/1941 W1144
L7310 Manchester I 21/06/1941 W1046
L7315 Manchester I 29/06/1941 W1053
L7318 Manchester I 15/09/1941 W1107
L7428 Manchester I 18/11/1941 W1141
L7863 Wellington Ic 06/01/1942 W1163
L8084 Magister I 25/06/1941 W1051
L8164 Magister I 11/12/1941 W1153
L9567 Halifax 14/09/1941 W1106a
L9652 Oxford I 14/09/1941 W1005
L9935 Beaufort I 07/02/1942 W1178
N1474 Whitley V 17/06/1941 W1042
N3286 Spitfire I 15/08/1941 W1090
N3627 Blenheim IV 08/08/1941 W1086
N3935 Magister I 05/06/1941 W1034
N4563 Oxford I 04/05/1941 W1018
N5453 DH.82 Tiger Moth II 07/07/1941 W1058
N6019 Stirling I 08/05/1941 W1020
N6087 Stirling I 18/11/1941 W1142
N6431 Oxford II 30/01/1942 W1176
N6595 DH.82 Tiger Moth II 17/09/1941 W1108
N7574 Master I 25/09/1941 W1112b
N7581 Master I 30/08/1941 W1098
N7704 Master I 07/06/1941 W1035
N7765 Master I 25/09/1941 W1113
N7927 Master I 14/05/1941 W1022
N7996 Master I 17/03/1942 W1199a
N9318 DH.82 Tiger Moth II ??/06/1941 W1037
N9643 Anson I 22/04/1941 W1009
N9817 Anson I 15/05/1941 W1023
P1294 Hampden I 30/10/1941 W1133
P1368 Albemarle I 28/02/194 ....Read More.||Ross_McNeill on 11th November 2011 11:47:59|
|410504 - Unaccounted airmen - 4-5-1941||Hi Henk, Crouch was on N4563, which crashed at Moreton Corbet, near Shawbury (not East Morton).
Tom ....Read More.||thorne83 on 5th May 2012 04:37:16|
|11 SFTS Airspeed Oxford photo inquiry||Hi all, for an article in Czech aviation magazine I am looking for an illustrative photo of Airspeed Oxford Mk.I or Mk.II.
If possible a machine of No. 11 SFTS, particularly any of following serials:
If published the photo would be properly credited
Pavel ....Read More.||CZ_RAF on 19th March 2018 04:10:39|
|1939 Unaccounted Airmen Database Reconciliation||Thanks Paul. I have added all your suggested additions.
Having scanned through the 1939 entries from Henk's files - Following airmen can now be accounted for:
1939-09-17 2 AC Sqdn (RCAF) [B]934 AC2 CAIL, Frederick G.[/B] . Death by natural causes while in the St.John General Hospital, St.John/New Brunswick - buried St.John/New Brunswick.
1939-09-17 HMS Courageous [B]539432 AC1 MILLWARD, Henry L.[/B] (811 sqn)
1939-09-22 9 B&GS [B]616695 Cpl COYLE, Thomas John ('Jack').[/B] Died on ACtive service in a road ACcident on the Pwllheli to Nevin road; death registered at Pwllheli/NW.Wales.
1939-09-25 144 Sqdn [B]528576 AC1 DAVIES, Robert G[/B]. (Hampden - Hemswell/Lincolnshire) Died of injuries following a road ACcident Scunthorpe
1939-09-27 4 Sqdn [B]119522 LAC PAGE, Thomas J[/B]. (Lysander - Mons-en-Chaussée). Died on ACtive service - killed in a motorcycle ACcident. (Road part [50 vehicles including 4 BSA motorcycles] were embarked at Southampton and landed at Brest).
1939-10-02 1 Equipment Depot C80 Canada [B]S/L IVEY, Hartley S.[/B] (MB-353). (Ottawa/Ontario). Death by natural causes - buried Ottawa/Ontario.
1939-10-03 Ohakea [B]A39587 AC2 Aircrafthand TAYLOR, Charles H[/B]. (RNZAF) - AQ1-72. Died of natural causes while on parade at Ohakea and is buried at Gisborne.
1939-10-09 [B]42601 Cadet Pilot HOPKINS, Robert I. [/B] (Canada). (AF-152/MB-335). Listed by Allison as P/O and killed in training ACcident, death registered at Cambridge.
1939-10-13 [B]753619 AC2 Meteo MONTGOMERY, Robert E.[/B] (Meteo Office - Bicester/Oxfordshire). Two trains collided wrecking the buffet at Bletchley Railway Station (Age 31), death registered in North Buckinghamshire.
1939-10-14 615 Sqdn [B]819059 AC2 KNIGHTS, Leslie V. [/B](Gladiator - Croydon/Surrey). Was a deserter from the Squadron and his body discovered at his home in Addington; he had committed suicide by gas poisoning on or about 1939-10-02.
1939-10-30 [B]620845 AC1 GEE, Thomas.[/B] Death registered at Whitchurch. Struck and killed on the flare path at Shawbury by Oxford N4563.
1939-10-30 20 Sqdn [B]517800 AC1 REED, Frederick[/B]. (Age 24). (Audax - Miramshah-Peshawar/India). Buried Cairo WMC.
1939-11-06 Hobsonville [B]A39658 AC1 Aircrafthand CLINCE, Eric J.[/B] (RNZAF) - AQ1-72. Drowned and body discovered in the upper Waitemata; buried at Auckland.
1939-11-15 [B]70837 P/O SKINNER, Harold W.C.[/B] (Panel 3). Chief Test Pilot "Phillips & Powis Aircraft Ltd", Woodley, Reading. Died suddenly in a bath at his home of a cerebral haemorrhage.
1939-11-26 [B] 590640 Sgt SKELTON, Kenneth O.[/B] (Age 24). Died of injuries to the base of the brain caused by being knocked down on a road by a motor car; ACquittal of manslaughter; death registered Lincoln.
1939-12-03 942 (Balloon) Sqdn[B] 870969 AC2 FLETCHER, Percy[/B]. Died on ACtive service. (17BC - Hull). (Screen Wall Panel 2) He was drowned in the Humber E ....Read More.||Jagan on 3rd December 2018 04:15:31|