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    431215 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 15-12-1943

    From Henk's list -

    WAAF
    UK
    HOPKINS, Eileen Margaret - LACW - 2076304 - WAAF - Brecon (St. David), Brecknockshire.

    ISRAEL
    GREATREX, Arthur Julian - F/O - 145045 - RAF - Ramleh, Israel & Palestine.

    UK
    EVANS, David Allen - LAC - 932044 - RAFVR - Treorchy, Glamorganshire.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    BANGLADESH
    ROWBOTHAM, Charles James - LAC - 1227078 - RAFVR - Chittagong, Bangladesh.

    UK
    MONK, Cyril Henry - LAC - 1079992 - RAFVR - Pembroke (St. Daniel), Pembrokeshire.

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    Hi

    ISRAEL
    GREATREX, Arthur Julian - F/O - Heprobably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IV, BR410 of No 74 OTU, which crashed near Athanya after hitting a pylon whilst low flying.

    BANGLADESH
    ROWBOTHAM, Charles James - LAC - serving with 224 Group.

    UK
    HOPKINS, Eileen Margaret - LACW - registered in Bridgend.
    EVANS, David Allen - LAC - registered in Derby in the 1st Quarter of 1944.
    MONK, Cyril Henry - LAC - registered in Swansea.

    Malcolm

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    EVANS, David Allen - LAC - 932044 - who was fatally injured in the car crash on the main Burton road between Littleover and Findern.

    Derby Daily Telegraph, 18 December 1943, page 5 - via British Newspaper Archive

    Martyn

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    E M KHopkins, D A Evans, C H Monk, C J Rowbotham, all Died on Active service casualties.
    http://www.skynet.ie/~dan/war/flight...nscription.htm
    Dennis Burke
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    Hello

    ISRAEL
    GREATREX, Arthur Julian - F/O - 145045 - the Andrews Newspaper Index Cards on ancestry.co.uk has the following clipping:

    GREATREX - on Dec. 15, 1943, in a Middle East hospital, as a result of injuries sustained in an accident, Pilot Officer Arthur Julian Greatrex, younger son of Mrs. A. B. Greatrex, Ferlian, Fensham Vale, Lower Bourne, Farnham, Surrey, aged 23.

    The Graves Registration Report Form lists his unit as 74 O.T.U.

    BANGLADESH
    ROWBOTHAM, Charles James - LAC - 1227078 - a family tree on ancestry.co.uk records that he died at No.68 Indian General Hospital, Chittagong, due to smallpox.

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    TURNER, Wilfred Edward Bolton - P/O - 414360 - RNZAF.
    From Havelock, North Hawked Bay, New Zealand.
    Aleppo War Cemetery, Syria.

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    TURNER, Wilfred Edward Bolton - He was serving with No 154 Sqn, and died from a fractured skull sustained when his head hit a low bridge whilst he was standing on the tailboard of a truck in which he was travelling back to the airfield from an evening out in Aleppo.

    Malcolm

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