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    440116 - Unaccounted Airmen - 16-1-1944

    From Henk's list -

    POLAND
    LUMSDEN, William Henry - AC2c - 996980 - RAFVR -Poznan Old Garrison, Poland.

    UK
    ADAMS, Kenneth P - AC2c - 3011286 - RAFVR - Jarrow, Durham.
    ALLEN, Harold - Sqdn/Ldr - 79030 - RAFVR - Charing (Kent County) Kent.
    DESBOROUGH, Roy Vernon St.G - AC2c - 1663477 - RAFVR - Shirley (St. James), Warwickshire.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    CANADA
    PRINGLE, Terence Alexander - Sqdn/Ldr - 78022 - RAFVR - Ottawa Memorial, Ontario, Canada.

    PAKISTAN
    SIMPSON, Joseph Henry - AC1c - 1547721 - RAFVR - Karachi, Pakistan.

    UK
    EARDLEY, Thomas Edward - F/O (Pilot) - 122481 - RAFVR - Golders Green, Middlesex.

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    Hi

    POLAND
    LUMSDEN, William Henry - AC2 - probably captured in Crete and died/was killed in captivity.

    CANADA
    PRINGLE, Terence Alexander - Sqn Ldr - killed whilst flying in Beechcraft, HD100 of No 32 OTU, which crashed on a ferry flight from Rockcliffe to Patricia Bay.

    PAKISTAN
    SIMPSON, Joseph Henry - AC1 - serving with 320 MU.

    UK
    EARDLEY, Thomas Edward - F/O (Pilot) - probably killed whilst flying in Oxford I, HN469 of No 1525 Flt, which crashed at Docking after hitting whilst attempting a landing in fog, together with 2 Lt Wright SAAF.
    ADAMS, Kenneth P - AC2 - registered Durham North East.
    ALLEN, Harold - Sqdn/Ldr - registered in Ilford.
    DESBOROUGH, Roy Vernon St.G - AC2 - registered in Birmingham.

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    S/L Pringle went missing on a ferry flight in Expeditor HB100, somewhere in BC. The wreckage has never been located, that is why he is listed on the Ottawa Memorial.

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    Hello,

    UK.

    79030 S/L Harold ALLEN RAFVR

    ALLEN, Squadron Leader Harold, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (79030), Coltishall, Norfolk, Flying Training Command, 16 January 1944, Accident on Ground, Killed in collision of two trains at Ilford Station, 8 other people were also killed, Age 27, Sandhurst, Berks, Charing (Kent County), Crematorium, Kent.

    See: Failed To Return, Part 2, A-B/Hobson/N&MP/2019/p.94.

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    Couldn't help myself, from freebmd, british newspaperarchvies and US records
    IN addition to ALLEN above

    Walter James Rice, Hempstead Hoad, Watford;
    Rice Walter J 58 Ilford 4a 527
    Peter A. Newman, Pembridge Villas, Bayswater, London;
    Newman Peter A 22 Ilford 4a 527
    Lieutenant Donald Hall, Greenacre, West End, South Cave, East Yorkshire;
    Hall Donald 20 Ilford 4a 526
    2nd Lt. (Air Reserve) David L. Stamper (24), of Cincinatti, Ohio:
    Sergt. Richard T. McGee Jr, of Whelling, U.S.A
    Vernon L. Gaffron, a U.S. airman, of Kenosha, Wisconsin
    Lt.-Col. F. F. A. Heilgers, M.P. for Bury St. Edmunds
    Heilgers Frank F A 51 Ilford 4a 526
    Father George Fressanges, 34-year-old Norwich priest (died from his injuries)
    Fressanges George A 36 Ilford 4a 478
    Last edited by dennis_burke; 18th November 2019 at 12:52.
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