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Royal Air Force / Non World War burials in the care of C.W.G.C RAMLEH WAR CEMETERYFrom a list I received a few years ago (updated by me to provide correct names etc) But can anyone ID CANTRILL and JENNINGS Thanks Paul Royal Air Force / Non World War burials in the care of C.W.G.C. From the Database of The Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Israel RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY Non World War Dead ADAMS, Flight Lieutenant, Harold George, Royal Air Force. 8th October 1937. Plot 1 Grave 28. ALDERSON, Squadron Leader, Ronald Eltringham, MB BS DMRE, Royal Air Force. 18th February 1938. Plot J Grave 19. ALLEN, Aircraftman 1st Class, Charles, 2281719. 53 Sqdn. Royal Air Force. 22nd February 1948. Age 19. Plot 17 Row A Grave 18. BAGGE, Aircraftman 1st Class, Terence, 513114. Royal Air Force. 27th August 1938. Plot K Grave 23. Station: Attil BOWMAN, Aircraftman 1st Class, Robert Owen, 525741. Royal Air Force. 3rd February 1939. Plot K Grave 18. BRAMLEY, Flying Officer, Eric Victor Newcomen, 14th Sqdn. Royal Air Force. 23rd May 1932. Plot F Grave 9. – See NEWCONEN-BRAMLEY below BRADLEY, Pilot Officer, Jack, 14th Sqdn. Royal Air Force. 12th June 1933. Plot F Grave 23. BRADY, Aircraftman 1st Class, Anthony, 531125. Royal Air Force. 10th February 1939. Plot K Grave 14. BROUGHTON, Aircraftman 2nd Class, Philip Roy, 2301966. Royal Air Force. 29th February 1948. Age 20. Plot 17 Row C Grave 7. BRUCE, Flight Lieutenant, Ronald Reid Hardcastle, Royal Air Force. 7th January 1925. Plot A Grave 9. Died of Injuries 17 January 25 BULLWINKLE, Pilot Officer, Lawrence Selby, Royal Air Force. 14th February 1939. Plot K Grave 22. CANTRILL, Aircraftman 1st Class, F B, 518192. Royal Air Force. 16th October 1938. Plot M Grave 22. Can’t find a Cantrill/Cantrell on Air 78 with Service Number, NOT Frank Brazewell Cantrill Births Sep 1902 – 1924 Passenger Lists Leaving Uk 1890-1960 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 9.7.1902 in Sheffield, England; died 20.4.04 at Cooranbong, NSW CARRUTHERS, Aircraftman 2nd Class, James, 3502471. Royal Air Force. 29th February 1948. Age 19. Plot 17 Row C Grave 6. CHICK, Sergeant, Charles James, 564144. Royal Air Force. 14th February 1939. Plot K Grave 28. CREAMER, Flying Officer, Reginald Cyril, DFC, 14th Sqdn. Royal Air Force. 26th June 1924. Plot C Grave 4. CRIBB, Corporal, William, 340960. Royal Air Force. 26th December 1932. Plot F Grave 14. CROFTS, Aircraftman 2nd Class, Walter Horace, 529810. Royal Air Force. 5th August 1938. Plot J Grave 17. Station: Zerka CURRAN, Aircraftman 2nd Class, John, 4001567. Royal Air Force. 29th February 1948. Age 19. Plot 17 Row B Grave 2. DAW ....Read More.paulmcmillan on 9th June 2017 11:56:49
1941 Unaccounted Airmen Database ReconciliationCanadian deaths [B]Leading Aircraftman John Saunders McMARTIN (R/68270) 1941-01-23 [/B] [B]Sergeant George Delos POMEROY (R/63995) 1941-01-23 [/B] [url][/url] January 23, 1941 : (R/63995) Sergeant Instructor George Delos Pomeroy, Toronto and (R/68270) Leading Aircraftman John Saunders McMartin, Thorndale, Ontario failed to come out of a power dive and crashed nose-first into the earth on the Rainham Road - nine miles from No. 6 SFTS. Group Captain Hull stated: " Nothing went wrong with the plane - it was a straight flying accident." [B]Leading Aircraftman Colin Tolhurst ARTHUR (407110) 1941-02-04 [/B] [B]Leading Aircraftman Claude Murray ROSS (400156) 1941-02-04 [/B] [url][/url] 400156) Leading Aircraftman Claude Murray Ross of Melbourne and (407110) Leading Aircraftman Colin Tolhurst Arthur of Mount Gampier, were killed in a flying accident February 4, 1941 [B]Sergeant Alfred Emile REGIMBAL (R/56882) 1941-02-17 [/B] [url][/url] A memorial cairn stands today 8 miles west of Cochrane, Alberta, on the old Banff highway now known as highway 1A. On the cairn are two brass plaques, the one on the East side (left in photo) commemorates the co-operation between the USA and Canada during the war. The other plaque lists the names of two airmen who were killed in the crash of Cessna Crane W1610 on February 17, 1941, in the valley near that location. The two airmen were R56882 Sergeant Alfred Emile Regimbal from Wood Mountain, Saskatchewan, a pilot age 22. The other airman was R67694 LAC Quenton Burl Chace from Wichita, Kansas, USA, age 20. Both airmen were from No.3 SFTS, Calgary, Alberta. LAC Chace was killed just before he graduated. The cairn seems to be well looked after, the grass has been cut and the whole area was neat and tidy when we stopped to photograph it. A sign at the side of the highway lists it as a "point of interest". [B]Flying Officer William BIRD (79749) 1941-02-21 [/B] [B]Radio Operator William SNAILHAM ()[/B] [url][/url] Lockheed Hudson III (#T9449) was one of five aircraft which took flight from Gander, the Dominion of Newfoundland, on 20 Feb 1941 on a delivery flight to England. There were three aircrew and one passenger aboard. Shortly after take-off and over the Atlantic Ocean about 50 miles from Gander the oil supply to the Hudson’s starboard engine failed. The pilot, Captain Joseph Mackey, attempted to shut down the engine and to feather the propeller (i.e.-the blades are rotated parallel to the airflow in order to reduce the drag if an engine fails) but found that it would not feather. The decision to head back to Gander was made, but then the port engine failed in a similar manner. Hudson T9449 crashed in trees near Seven Mile Pond Lake; the navigator, RAFVR Flying Officer Wil ....Read More.Jagan on 10th May 2019 11:35:39
1941 Unaccounted Airmen Database Reconciliation“4 February 1941” site:[url][/url] Leading Aircraftman Colin Tolhurst ARTHUR (407110) 1941-02-04 Leading Aircraftman Claude Murray ROSS (400156) 1941-02-04 Saunders McMartin R68270, Pilot Trainee, of Thorndale, killed. 2704 North American Harvard Mk.II NA-66 66-2437 Category A damage on 4 February 1941 while with No. 1 Service Flying Training School at Camp Borden, Ontario.* Had 106:40 airframe time when struck off. first date: 6 December 1940 last date: 26 March 1941 Taken on strengt ....Read More.paulmcmillan on 11th May 2019 01:21:38

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