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    431010- Unaccounted Airmen - 10-10-1943

    From Henk's list -

    UK
    BRADBURY, Stanley - LAC - 2200405 - RAFR - Manchester, Lancashire.
    HOWELL, Leslie Vincent - AC1 - 1427362 - RAFVR - Streatham Park, Surrey.
    *SAUNDERS, John Wilfred - Sgt (WoP/AG) - 1058236 - RAFVR - Sefton(St Helen) Lancashire.
    WHITBREAD, Percy William - LAC - 1049679 - RAFVR - Northampton (Towcester Road) Northamptonshire.

    ALGERIA
    ELDER, George - AC2 - 1570992 - RAFVR - El Alia, Algeria.

    EGYPT
    HAWKES, Frederick Owen - P/O - 156941 - RAFVR - Alamein Memorial Egypt (Spitfire, 238 Sqdn).
    JOHNSON, Ernest Gilbert - Sgt - 1256569 - RAFVR - Alexandria (Hadra), Egypt.

    From the CWGC & Geoff's websites -
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    BLEWETT, Richard - P/O - 52812 - RAF - Campbeltown (Kirkerran), Argyllshire.
    ELLIS, Kenneth - Sgt (WoP/AG) - 1579521 - RAFVR - Campbeltown (Kirkerran), Argyllshire.
    GROSSMAN, George Mendel - F/Sgt(Pilot) - 1315823 - RAFVR - MiD - Gloster Old, Glostershire.
    JACKSON, Peter - Sgt(WoP/AG) - 1581532 - RAFVR - Campbeltown (Kirkerran), Argyllshire.

    * On checking Saunders was not this date but was 10th MARCH 1943
    Avro Anson DJ660 of 6 AOS lost with Pilot P/O J.H.D.Hammond and LAC's W. Halpern and M. J. Pearson (Navs U/T).

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    Hello,

    Re: UK(2) 1315823 GROSSMAN MiD.

    See: http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?10045-Leonard-Barker-Air-Gunner-1100376-297-Squadron-died-10th-October-1943

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    P/O R.Blewitt, F/Lt D Brewer,Sgt K Ellis,Sgt P Jackson,Sgt C McKenzie all on Anson EF820 and buried at Campbeltown Kilkerran Cemetery.

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    Bradbury is DOAS, name published with rank AC1
    L V Howell, Elder & E. G. Johnson DOAS also
    Whitbread also DOAS but published without second initial, theres only one P Whitbread on CWGC that fits. The other was post war.
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    Hi Alex

    BRADBURY, Stanley - LAC - not Eng/Wales
    HOWELL, Leslie Vincent - AC1 - Northallerton.
    WHITBREAD, Percy William - LAC - Fylde
    ELDER, George - AC2 - 8001 AMES
    HAWKES, Frederick Owen - P/O - probably killed whilst flying Spitfire IX, MA480 of No 238 Sqn, which dived into the ground.
    JOHNSON, Ernest Gilbert - Sgt - Aboukir.

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    Hello

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    BRADBURY, Stanley - LAC - 2200405 - the Statutory Deaths Register on the Scotland's People website records that he died between 2.30 a.m and 4.00 a. m at Wig Bay Pier, due to asphyxiation by drowning.

    ALGERIA
    ELDER, George - AC2 - 1570992 - The Scotsman of October 13th 1943 carried the follwoing announcement:

    Deaths On Active Service
    ELDER - at a General Hospital, North Africa, on 10th October 1943 after a brief illness, A/C.2 George Elder, R.A.F., dearly beloved husband of Cathie Elder, 51 Hailes Grove, and only son of Mr. Daniel Elder, 21 Albion Road, Edinburgh.


    Regards

    Simon

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