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    Default 431107 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 7-11-1943

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    431107 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 7-11-1943

    From Henk's list -

    WAAF
    UK
    ADAMS, Doris Margaret - ACW2 - 2130161 - WAAF - Fulham Palace Road, London.

    UK
    BEACH, Charles Herbert - AC2 - 1890742 - RAFVR -St. Pancras, Middlesex.
    CLARKSON, Kenneth - AC2 - 1592761 - RAFVR - Selby, Yorkshire.
    ELSBY, Jack - F/S - 539600 - RAF - Little Leigh (St. Michael), Cheshire.
    HIBBETT, Alfred Eric - AC2 - 1630558 - RAFVR - Worcester Park (St. Philip), Surrey [ Year in CWGC is 1942 ).

    ISRAEL
    RIDLEY, Arthur John - AC1 - 1378918 - RAFVR - Ramleh, Israel & Palestine.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    CANADA
    LUMB, Leonard Sylvester - Captain - RAFFC - Ottawa Memorial, Ontario. [ Ventura V - FP647].
    YOUNG, Eugene Gilbert - Radio Officer - RAFFC - Ottawa Memorial, Ontario. [ Ventura FP647 ].

    GAMBIA
    HOWARTH, Whittaker - F/L - 84645 - RAFVR - Fajara, Gambia.

    PAKISTAN
    LACEY, Norman Maurice - LAC - 1385279 - RAFVR - Karachi, Pakistan.

    UK
    CAMP, Edgar William - Sgt (F/Eng) - 1605423 - RAFVR - Plymstock (St. Mary and All Saints), Devon.[ Halifax, EB134 ]
    CARTER, Denis Frank - F/S (Pilot) - 658594 - RAF - Braintree and Bocking (Braintree), Essex.
    CLARK, Robert Mair - Sgt (Nav) - 1051117 - RAFVR - Dalziel (Airbles), Lanarkshire. [ Halifax, EB134 ]
    MANNERS, Lawrence Allen - Cpl (W.E Mech) - 1485911 - RAFVR - Stand (All Saints ), Lancashire.
    NORTHRIDGE, Robert Edward Hamilton - F/L (Pilot) - 113764 - RAFVR - Haverfordwest (City Road), Pembrokeshire.
    WILDMAN, Leslie Harold - Sgt (A/G) - 1158064 - RAFVR - Chingford Mount, Essex. [Halifax, EB134 ]

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    MANNERS 1485911 and CARTER 658954.

    No.5(P)AFU Anson I N4934, collided with Master II EM281 (also 5 (P)AFU) on take-off and crashed at Martin's Farm, Longford, Salop.

    Crew: Anson I N4934

    NZ413990 P/O (Pilot Inst.) John ROTHWELL RNZAF +
    AUS425470 F/S (Pupil Pilot) Clement James WALSH RAAF +
    J/3711 F/L (Pilot) Verdun Frederick McDONALD RCAF +
    1485911 Cpl. (W.E. Mech.) Lawrence Allen MANNERS RAFVR +

    Crew: Master II EM281

    J/24116 F/O (Pilot) James Orville CROSS RCAF +
    658954 F/S (Pupil Pilot) Denis Frank CARTER RAF +

    See also: Errol Martyn's FYT1/158 & FYT3/418

    and...

    Pancakes and Prangs:Twentieth-Century Military Aircraft Accidents in Shropshire.
    Thorne,Thomas.
    Wrexham:Bridge Books,2013.
    pp.177-8

    Col.
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    Camp Clarke and Wildman were on EB134
    http://www.skynet.ie/~dan/war/halifaxeb134.htm
    There were RCAF and RAAF personel on board their files confirm crew lists. Will also be in Chorley.

    D M Adams age 19 registered in Wandsworth, London. Interestingly she is listed as KILLED on ACTIVE SERVICE (KOAS). She is on same page of register as a number of civilians
    such as Joyce Coy - Died at Putney High Street per CWGC
    There was a bombing that date on the street.
    From a wiki type page: On 7th November 1943, at just after 9 pm a 500 lb high explosive bomb was released from a lone German bomber. It hit 35 Putney High Street, which was a "Black and White" milk bar, and "The Cinderella Dance Hall" which occupied the upper floors of 31-35 Putney High Street. About 81 people were killed and 254 injured either in the building or as they walked along Putney High Street or waited for buses home

    DIED OP WOUNDS OR INJURIES RECEIVED ON ACTIVE SERVICE.—A/C.2 C. H. Beach

    Clarkson is also listed KOAS like D M Adams.

    Elsby, Ridley, Howarth and Lacey are all DOAS


    R E H Northridge registered in Haverfordwest district, and was Killed on Active Service.
    Last edited by dennis_burke; 14th September 2013 at 08:51.
    Dennis Burke
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    Foreign Aircrew and Aircraft Ireland 1939-1945
    www.ww2irishaviation.com

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    BEACH, Charles Herbert - AC2 - registered in Surrey North East.
    CLARKSON, Kenneth - AC2 - registered in Wandsworth.
    ADAMS, Doris Margaret - ACW2 - registered in Wandsworth
    ELSBY, Jack - F/S - registered in Northwich.
    HIBBETT, Alfred Eric - AC2 - registered in Norwich in 1942 as per CWGC
    CAMP, Edgar William - Sgt (F/Eng) - confirmed in Halifax, EB134
    CARTER, Denis Frank - F/S (Pilot) - was killed whilst flying in Master II, EM821 of No 5 (P) AFU, which collided with Anson, N4934 as it took-off from Ternhill.
    CLARK, Robert Mair - Sgt (Nav) - confirmed in Halifax, EB134
    MANNERS, Lawrence Allen - was killed whilst flying in Master II, EM821 of No 5 (P) AFU, which collided with Anson, N4934 as it took-off from Ternhill.
    NORTHRIDGE, Robert Edward Hamilton - F/L (Pilot) - was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP615 of No 3 (C) OTU, which collided with HE150 on landing at Haverfordwest at night.
    WILDMAN, Leslie Harold - Sgt (A/G) - confirmed in Halifax, EB134

    ISRAEL
    RIDLEY, Arthur John - AC1 - Lydda.

    GAMBIA
    HOWARTH, Whittaker - F/L - AHQ West Africa.

    PAKISTAN
    LACEY, Norman Maurice - LAC - RAF Karachi.

    Malcolm
    Last edited by malcolm_raf; 14th September 2013 at 08:34. Reason: extra info

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    Default Re: 431107 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 7-11-1943

    Elsby died of a gunshot wound, see facebook plugin comment for the full details

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    Default The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    Whittaker Howarth 84645 , an engineering officer attached to AHQ West Africa at RAF Freetown, became dangerously ill at 08:00 hours on 6th November and was admitted to Number 55 general hospital where he died at 19:30 hours the next day of septic pneumonia
    Last edited by malcolm_raf; 8th April 2021 at 18:54. Reason: s/n amended

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    Default Re: The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    Kenneth Clarkson 1592761 , attached to Number 5 PDC and

    Doris Margaret Adams 2130161 , a Maintanence assistant attached to Number 6 ( P ) AFU

    Were both killed whilst on leave in Putney in an Air raid
    Last edited by malcolm_raf; 19th June 2021 at 15:07. Reason: Unit title amended

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    Default Re: The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    Frank Lawrie 1347796 , was killed in a road accident near Halstead in Essex at 14:30 hours

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