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    431216 - Unaccounted Airmen - 16-12-1943

    From Henk's list -

    UK
    CLOVER, Brian Robert - F/O - 50694 - RAF - Keston, Kent.
    DONALD, Archibald - LAC - 1342882 -RAFVR - Dalkeith New, Midlothian.
    MAWSON, Wilfred - Cpl - 871786 - RAF(Auxiliary Air Force0 - Hull Northern, Yorkshire.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    ITALY
    BECKETT, Alfred Francis - F/O (Nav) - 145778 - RAFVR - Bari, Italy.

    PAKISTAN
    HEELEY, Eric - AC2c - 1694307 - RAFVR - Karachi, Pakistan.

    SRI LANKA
    JOYCE, Stanley Charles - Cpl - 904445 - RAFVR - Trincomalee, Sri Lanka.

    UK
    AUSTIN, William Stanley - Sgt - 1457372 - RAFVR - Leeds (Hunslet New), Yorkshire.
    BOTTLE, Robert Edward Charles - Sgt (F/Eng) - 1604911 - RAFVR - Waterlooville, Hampshire.
    COX, Leslie Robert - Sgt (A/G) - 1685621 - RAFVR - Sutton, Surrey.
    DILLON, Philip - Sgt (A/G) - 2209717 - RAFVR - Oxford (Botley), Oxfordshire.
    FLETCHER, Leslie - F/O (Nav) - 151050 - RAFVR - Barnsley (Ardsley), Yorkshire.
    HAMPSON, Kenneth Cliffford - P/O (Pilot) - 170426 - RAFVR - Oxford (Rose Hill), Oxfordshire.
    LAWRANCE, Laurence Bert - Sgt (Flt/Eng) - 1582751 - RAFVR - Leicester (Saffron Hill), Leicestershire.
    PENNINGTON, Jack - Sgt (WoP/A/G) - 1040748 - RAFVR - Orrell (St. Luke), Lancashire.
    POOLE, Harry - Sgt (F/Eng ) - 1105804 - RAFVR - Over (St. Chad ), Cheshire.
    STONEMAN, Reginald Tarbat - Sgt (Pilot) - 912203 - RAFVR - Farnborough (St. Giles the Abbot), Kent.
    WOOLCOCK, Roy Henry - Sgt (WoP/A/G) -1316601 - RAFVR - Plymouth (Ford Park), Devon.

    ZIMBABWE
    WOOD, George John - AC2c (Pilot U/T) - 1804395 - RAFVR - Harare (Pioneer), Zimbabwe.

    Alex

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    Hello,

    Re: UK (2) - BOTTLE 1604911.

    Bottle was killed on 16-12-1943, when No.1662 HCU Halifax II DT669 crashed at Coringham, Lincs.,while preparing to land at Blyton.

    AUS410273 F/S (Pilot) Gernault Mervyn VAUTIER RAAF +
    1604911 Sgt (Flt. Engr.) Robert Edward Charles BOTTLE RAFVR +
    AUS412941 (Nav.) F/S John Ellis FINDLEY RAAF +
    AUS425014 F/S (Air Bomber) Edward HOSKINGS RAAF +
    AUS414851 F/S (W.Op./Air Gnr.) Noel Richard Brittan TOY RAAF +
    AUS426927 Sgt (Air Gnr.) Eric John STRAWBRIDGE RAAF +

    See: BCL8/78

    Col.
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    FLETCHER, Leslie - F/O (Nav) - 151050 - RAFVR - was the only fatality of 1663 HCU Halifax V EB208 OO-R which took off from Rufforth, Yorkshire on a night practice flight. It crashed at 22:50 3 miles NNW of Marston Moor Airfield.

    BCL 8 p.78 - Chorley

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    Austin, Dillon, Hampson, Lawrence & Woolcock 1661 HCU Lancaster LM307
    Cox, Penington, poole, Stoneman 1667 HCU Halifax EB185

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    Hi

    ITALY
    BECKETT, Alfred Francis - F/O (Nav) - killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, V8877 of No 255 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Grottaglie, together with W R Coggin.

    PAKISTAN
    HEELEY, Eric - AC2 - serving with 141 RSU.

    SRI LANKA
    JOYCE, Stanley Charles - Cpl - serving with 5009 AMES.

    UK
    CLOVER, Brian Robert - F/O - registered in Bromley.
    DONALD, Archibald - LAC - not Eng/Wales?.
    MAWSON, Wilfred - Cpl - killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK537 of the AFEE, which crashed on the approach to Sherburn-in-Elmet after hitting an embankment in fog during an air test.

    ZIMBABWE
    WOOD, George John - AC2 (Pilot U/T) - possibly killed whilst flying in Harvard I, P5954 of No 20 SFTS, which crashed in the area of Marandellas in Southern Rhodesia.

    Malcolm

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    Clover, Joyce, Heeley, all Died on Active Service
    http://www.skynet.ie/~dan/war/flight...nscription.htm

    There is a 22 yr old Archibald Donald registered in Uphall district of West Lothian in Scotland
    Dennis Burke
    - Dublin

    Foreign Aircrew and Aircraft Ireland 1939-1945
    www.ww2irishaviation.com

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    Hello

    DONALD, Archibald - LAC - 1342882 - the Statutory Deaths Register on the Scotland's People website records that he did indeed die in the District of Upshall, at The Annexe, Bangour Hospital, at 3.30 a.m. due to pulmonary TB.

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    Simon

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