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    Default Re: 400813 - Unaccounted Airmen - 13-08-1940

    Hello,

    You have omitted, 39983 F/O Richard Lindsay GLYDE DFC, RAF, of No.87 Squadron, who went missing on 13 August, 1940. Glyde was an Australian, born in Perth, Western Australia.

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    Default Re: 400813 - Unaccounted Airmen - 13-08-1940

    Hi

    Emberson - He was serving at No 3 Balloon Centre where he collapsed and died from a coronary thrombosis caused by coronary atheroma.

    Malcolm

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    Default Re: 400813 - Unaccounted Airmen - 13-08-1940

    FYI as an aside gentleman , come the new year I’m going to make an effort to finish off the remaining outstanding and poorly / partially accounted RAF Airmen for 1940.

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    Default Re: 400813 - Unaccounted Airmen - 13-08-1940

    Quote Originally Posted by Alex Smart View Post
    BICKEL, Walter - GAF.
    DIETL, Josef - GAF.
    ROEGER, Otto - GAF.
    SCHEUPLEIN, Alfons- GAF.
    These four German airmen rest at Tangmere (St. Andrew) Churchyard, Sussex.
    Cause of death ?
    Alex
    Major Alfons SCHEUPLEIN was captain of Ju88A-1 'L1+BS' of 8./LG 1 shot down by fighters of 257 Squadron during a mission over Andover, crashing at Sidlesham. There were no survivors.
    Crew given as
    Oblt z See Karl Wilhelm Brinkbäumer, Observer
    Gefr Otto Röger, Radio Operator
    Gefr Josef Dietl Gunner

    Fw Walter BICKEL was crew aboard Ju88A-1 of Kdr II./KG 54 shot down by Hurricanes of 43 & 601 Squadrons during an early morning raid on RAF Farnborough. He bailed out but was killed. His pilot was Hptm August Wilhelm STRAUCH who was injured but died two days later on the 15th August 1940

    Chris

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    Default Re: 400813 - Unaccounted Airmen - 13-08-1940

    Quote Originally Posted by Alex Smart View Post
    BECK, Guenter - GAF.
    LAEMMEL, Georg- GAF.
    These two German airmen rest at Portland Royal Naval Cemetery, Dorset.
    Cause of death ?
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    Günter BECK pilot of Bf110D 'L1 + ?X' of 13./LG 1. Believed shot down by Hurricanes over the sea off Bournemouth. His body was washed ashore and buried at Portland Royal Navy Cemetery.

    His R/O-Gnr, Uffz Karl HOYER listed as MIA

    Uffz Georg Lämmel was Radio Operator on Bf110D 'L1 + -X' of 13./LG 1. Shot down by Hurricanes over the sea off Bournemouth. His body was recovered from the sea.

    His pilot Fw Hans Datz survived. He was rescued from the channel and taken POW

    Chris
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    Default Re: 400813 - Unaccounted Airmen - 13-08-1940

    Quote Originally Posted by Alex Smart View Post
    HAACK, Erich Hugo Harry - GAF.
    HASELMEYER, Heinrich - GAF.
    These two German airmen rest at Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey.
    Cause of death ?
    Both crew aboard Ju87B of 5./StG 2. Killed during aerial combat, crashing near the Grimstone Viaduct, near Dorchester, Dorset.

    Chris

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    Default Re: 400813 - Unaccounted Airmen - 13-08-1940

    Thanks Col, I had him ticked off on my paper but did not enter him on my tablet for some unknown reason.
    Will enter him in first post above.
    Alex

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    Default Re: 400813 - Unaccounted Airmen - 13-08-1940

    Full serial of the Swordfish loss was L9741.

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    Default Re: 400813 - Unaccounted Airmen - 13-08-1940

    Thank you Andy, had missed my typo error completely, well spotted.
    Sadly too late now to edit my earlier post.
    Alex

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