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Aircraftman 2nd Class Thomas William HOLLIES (1509861) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Death of Death 1942-03-14 .
Served in 2849 Sqdn RAF Regt
Burial/Commemoration Details : Sec. XH/15. Grave 8. at Nottingham Northern Cemetery, United Kingdom
More Details: SON OF THOMAS AND MARY ANN HOLLIES; HUSBAND OF JESSICA HOLLIES, OF RADFORD, NOTTINGHAM.
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|420314 - Unaccounted airmen - 14-3-1942||What were the places of death registration for: A - Died on active service: AC2 Clifford L. ATTFIELD - 1397776; AC1 John CASEY - 966720; W/Cdt Wilfred W.B. HELLARD - 75174; AC2 Thomas W. HOLLIES - 1509861 - age 33 - 2849 Sqn RAF Regt; AC2 John ROBERTS - 977369; AC1 Kenneth SIVITER - 1243653 - age 17, and LAC Norman WRIGHT - 1107356 - 86 Sqn (Wick, Caithness - AC1 in Flight). B - Killed on active service: P/O (Pilot) Leslie BOOTH - 103493; S/Ldr George F. BROTCHIE - 39708 - 111 Sqn (Debden, Essex), and LAC (Obs u/t) Roy I. GILBERT - 1382516. C - Not found Flight archives: LAC (Obs u/t) G.E. Morris (first names ??) GLASSMAN - 640791, and AC2 Donald W.J. SHAW - 1474780. D - Also looking for unit and possible cause of death of following airmen commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial: AC2 James W. HOLMAN - 1381832 - Panel 98 - 37 Sqn (Shallufa, Egypt); AC2 Clifford MATHER - 1502722 - Panel 98 - 37 Sqn (Shallufa, Egypt); AC1 Bertram E. PERKINS - 1273669 - Panel 98, and AC2 Percival E. WARD - 1193761 - Panel 98. Being posted ME would have been resulted in a commemoration on the Alamein or Malta Memorial; is it possible that they were lost on a ferry flight from UK to the ME or at sea ?? E - Proposed aircraft losses for this day: Anson I - N9750 - 3 AOS - crashed in forced landing Clee St.Margaret, 5 miles ENE of Ludlow, Shropshire. Spitfire I - P9494 - 57 OTU - collided with Spitfire X4270 near Hawarden. Oxford I - AT731 - 2 (P)AFU - crashed on take-off at night Nesbits Farm, Brize Norton. Regards and thanks for your help. Henk. ....Read More.||Henk Welting on 12th May 2009 01:59:17|