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    431118 - Unaccounted Airmen - 18-11-1943

    From Henk's list -

    UK
    BARRACLOUGH, William - F/S (Nav/Bomber) - 1083474 - RAFVR - Chorley, Lancashire.
    DOUGHERTY, William John - AC2c - 1901690 - RAFVR - Lisburn, County Antrim.
    FOOTE, Norman - AC2c - 1205237 - RAFVR - Shildon, Durham.
    HANCOCK, Ernest Augustus - W/O - 348493 -RAF - Edinburgh (Seafield ), Edinburgh.
    KITTS, John Henry - AC1c - 1237595 - RAFVR - City of London, Manor Park, Essex.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    ISRAEL
    COYNE, Michael Joseph - F/S (Pilot) - 1299380 - RAFVR - Ramleh, Israel & Palestine.[ Liberator II, AL540 - 1675 HCU ].
    HALL, George - Sgt (WoP/A/G) - 988958 - RAFVR - Ramleh, Israel & Palestine..[ Liberator II, AL540 - 1675 HCU ].
    HARTNETT, Herbert - F/O (WoP/A/G) - 52072 - RAF - Ramleh, Israel & Palestine..[ Liberator II, AL540 - 1675 HCU ].
    ROLPH-SMITH, Desmond Malcolm - Sqdn/Ldr (Pilot) - 36249 - D.F.C ; White Eagle of Yugoslavia 1st Class - RAF - Ramleh, Israel & Palestine. [ From New Zealand ]..[ Liberator II, AL540 - 1675 HCU ].

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    BARR, Robert - F/O (Pilot ) - 124815 - RAFVR - Glasgow Crematorium, Glasgow.
    FERN, Walter Edward - Sgt - 1434201 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.
    HARRIS, John Wilfred - Sgt (Pilot) - 1578583 - RAFVR - Erdington (St. Barnabas), Warwickshire.
    WALKER, Harry - F/O (Flying Instr) - 151300 - RAFVR - Carnforth, Lancashire.

    USA
    HOARE, Keith Maurice - LAC - 1806050 - RAFVR - Flatrock Oak Ridge, Michigan, USA.

    ZIMBABWE
    BRACKENRIDGE, William - AC2c (Cadet Pilot) - 1566119 - RAFVR - Harare (Pioneer), Zimbabwe.

    Alex

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    Hi Alex

    BARRACLOUGH, William - F/S (Nav/Bomber) - killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AE653 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed into Strangford Lough during a rocket firing practice.
    DOUGHERTY, William John - AC2 - registered Newton (no middle initial).
    FOOTE, Norman - AC2 - registered in Durham West
    HANCOCK, Ernest Augustus - W/O - registered in Cambridge.
    KITTS, John Henry - AC1 - registered in Essex South West
    BARR, Robert - F/O (Pilot ) - probably killed whilst flying in Master II, AZ851 of No 5 (P) AFU, which dived into the ground at Severn Bank near Elmorwe in Gloucestershire.
    FERN, Walter Edward - Sgt - killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AE653 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed into Strangford Lough during a rocket firing practice.
    HARRIS, John Wilfred - Sgt (Pilot) - killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, N3228 of No 57 OTU, which dived into the ground after control was lost in cloud.
    WALKER, Harry - F/O (Flying Instr) - probably killed whilst flying in Master II, AZ851 of No 5 (P) AFU, which dived into the ground at Severn Bank near Elmorwe in Gloucestershire..


    ISRAEL
    COYNE, Michael Joseph - F/S (Pilot) - confirmed in Liberator II, AL540 - 1675 HCU
    HALL, George - Sgt (WoP/A/G) - confirmed in Liberator II, AL540 - 1675 HCU
    HARTNETT, Herbert - F/O (WoP/A/G) - confirmed in Liberator II, AL540 - 1675 HCU
    ROLPH-SMITH, Desmond Malcolm - Sqdn/Ldr (Pilot) - confirmed in Liberator II, AL540 - 1675 HCU


    USA
    HOARE, Keith Maurice - LAC - serving at Naval Air Station, Michigan.

    ZIMBABWE
    BRACKENRIDGE, William - AC2c (Cadet Pilot) - possibly killed whilst flying in Harvard II, EX404 of No 20 SFTS, which crashed near the Prince Edward Dam near Salisbury in Southern Rhodesia.

    Malcolm

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    W J Dougherty, E A Hancock, J H Kitts, all three DOAS listed
    http://skynet.ie/~dan/war/flightsa/1...nscription.htm

    Ancestry.com, Canada, War Graves Registers (Circumstances of Casualty), 1914-1948 for Keith maurice Hoare

    Says: Killed as result of aircraft accident near Gross Ile, Michigan.
    Last edited by dennis_burke; 24th September 2013 at 08:35.
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