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    440127 - Unaccounted Airmen - 27-1-1944

    From Henk's list -

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    LEITH-HAY-CLARK, Donald Massingberd - F/L (Pilot) - 95249 - RAF (Seconded from Lincolnshire Regiment) - Cassino, Italy.

    UK
    TOMKINSON, Claude Vernon - Sgt (Nav) - 811121 - RAF (Auxiliary Air Force) - Dolphinholme (St. Mark), Lancashire. [ Stirling III - EH933 - 1660 HCU ].

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

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    ACKROYD, Ben - Sgt (WoP/A/G) - 1537792 - RAFVR - Heptonstall (St. Thomas Apostle), Yorkshire. [ Stirling III - EH933 - 1660 HCU ].
    BATTEN, Charles William - Sgt (WoP/A/G) - 1321208 - RAFVR - West Drayton, Middlesex. [ Wellington Ic - HF911 - 105 OTU ].
    BLUNT, Donald Edward - F/O (Nav) - 151908 - RAFVR - Desborough, Northamptonshire. [ Wellington X - HZ484 - 84 OTU ].
    BUTLER, Arthur Leslie True-Love - Sgt (A/G) - 1892533 - RAFVR - Staincross (St. John ), Yorkshire. [ Wellington X - HZ484 - 84 OTU ].
    DEAN, Stanley Thomas - Sgt (WoP/A/G) - 1271352 - RAFVR - Oxford (Botley), Oxfordshire. [ Wellington III - X3392 - 84 OTU ].
    FLEMONS, Eric Lionel - Sgt (Pilot) - 1337002 - RAFVR - Fareham, Hampshire. [ Anson I - DJ639 - 10RS ].
    HEWITT, Herbert - Sgt (Flt/Engr) - 1286775 - RAFVR - Staveley (St. James ), Westmorland. [ Stirling III - EH933 - 1660 HCU ].
    JONES, Thomas Henry - Sgt (Air Bomber) - 1521627 - RAFVR -Runcorn, Cheshire.[ Stirling III - EH933 - 1660 HCU ].
    JONES, Frederick Walter - F/O (Air Bomber) - 152726 - RAFVR - Kelvedon (St. Mary ), Essex. [ Wellington X - HZ484 - 84 OTU ].
    KENNEDY, Joseph Donald - Sgt ( A/G) - 1875897 - RAFVR - Streatham Park, Surrey. [ Master III - DL898 - 5 AFU ? ].
    KERRY, John - Sgt (A/G) - 2221041 - RAFVR - Arnold, Nottinghamshire. [ Stirling III - EH933 - 1660 HCU ].
    KING, Robert Joseph - Sgt (WoP/A/G) - 1321023 - RAFVR - Barking (Rippleside), Essex. [ Wellington X - HE983 - 18 OTU ].
    KIRTON, James Hughes - Sqdn/Ldr (Pilot) - 41771 - RAF - Desborough, Northamptonshire. [ Wellington X - HZ484 - 84 OTU ].
    MULLINS, Michael - Sgt (Pilot) - 1600129 - RAFVR - Salisbury (London Road), Wiltshire. [ Wellington X - HE983 - 18 OTU ].
    ORR, John - Sgt (WoP/A?G) - 1346229 - RAFVR - Kilmarnock, Ayrshire. [ Wellington X - HZ484 - 84 OTU ].
    PALMER, Dennis Burton - Sgt ( A/G) - 18552440 - RAFVR - Alton, Hampshire.[ Wellington III - X3392 - 84 OTU ].
    PARTRIDGE, Ronald Anthony - Sgt (Pilot) - 1395024 - RAFVR - Taunton (St. Mary's), Somerset. [ Stirling III - EH933 - 1660 HCU ].
    PEAT, Austin - Sgt (Nav) - 1620868 - RAFVR - Fulwood (Christ Church), .Yorkshire. [ Wellington III - X3392 - 84 OTU ].
    PRENTICE, George - Sgt (A/G) - 1594326 = RAFVR - Sharlston (St. Luke), Yorkshire. [ Wellington X - HE983 - 18 OTU ].
    RICHARDS, John Francis - Sgt (Pilot) - 1338721 - RAFVR - Sydenham Damarel (St. Mary), Devon. [ Master III - DL898 - 5 AFU ].
    ROY, William - Sgt (Air Bomber) - 1456668 - RAFVR - Dinsdale (St. John the Baptist), Durham.[ Wellington X - HE983 - 18 OTU ].
    SEARLE, Henry Frank - W/O (Nav/Bomber) - 924218 - RAFVR - Lyme Regis, Dorset. [ Wellington Ic - HF911 - 105 OTU ].
    STEWART, David James - Sqdn/Ldr - 70649 - RAFVR = Chester (Blacon), Cheshire. [ Wellington Ic - HF911 - 105 OTU ].
    STREET, Richard - Sgt (A/G) - 1638635 - RAFVR - Great Berkhamsted (St. Peter), Hertfordshire.[ Stirling III - EH933 - 1660 HCU ].
    THURSBY, Alfred - Sgt (Flt/Engr) - 1818773 - RAFVR - Coventry (London Road), Warwickshire. [ Stirling III - EH933 - 1660 HCU ].
    TUCKER, Sidney George - Sgt (Air Bomber) - 1587192 - RAFVR = Gloucester Old, Gloucestershire. [ Wellington III - X3392 - 84 OTU ].

    Alex

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    Hi Alex,

    Richards was solo pilot on Master DL898, which crashed near Hodnet.

    Cheers, Tom

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    PALMER, Dennis Burton - I think you've got an extra number 5 in his service number - it should be 1852440 perhaps?

    Regards

    Simon

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    Hi

    LEITH-HAY-CLARK, Donald Massingberd - F/L (Pilot) - possibly killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, ER653 of No 225 Sqn, which failed to return from a tactical recce sortie of the Rome area.

    UK
    TOMKINSON, Claude Vernon - Sgt (Nav) - Stirling III - EH933 - 1660 HCU.
    ACKROYD, Ben - Sgt (WoP/A/G) - Stirling III - EH933 - 1660 HCU.
    BATTEN, Charles William - Sgt (WoP/A/G) - Wellington Ic - HF911 - 105 OTU.
    BLUNT, Donald Edward - F/O (Nav) - Wellington X - HZ484 - 84 OTU.
    BUTLER, Arthur Leslie True-Love - Sgt (A/G) - Wellington X - HZ484 - 84 OTU.
    DEAN, Stanley Thomas - Sgt (WoP/A/G) - Wellington III - X3392 - 84 OTU.
    FLEMONS, Eric Lionel - Sgt (Pilot) - not Eng/Wales?
    HEWITT, Herbert - Sgt (Flt/Engr) - Stirling III - EH933 - 1660 HCU.
    JONES, Thomas Henry - Sgt (Air Bomber) - Stirling III - EH933 - 1660 HCU.
    JONES, Frederick Walter - F/O (Air Bomber) - Wellington X - HZ484 - 84 OTU.
    KENNEDY, Joseph Donald - Sgt ( A/G) - registered in Brixworth
    KERRY, John - Sgt (A/G) - Stirling III - EH933 - 1660 HCU.
    KING, Robert Joseph - Sgt (WoP/A/G) - Wellington X - HE983 - 18 OTU.
    KIRTON, James Hughes - Sqdn/Ldr (Pilot) - Wellington X - HZ484 - 84 OTU.
    MULLINS, Michael - Sgt (Pilot) - Wellington X - HE983 - 18 OTU.
    ORR, John - Sgt (WoP/A?G) - Wellington X - HZ484 - 84 OTU.
    PALMER, Dennis Burton - Sgt ( A/G) - Wellington III - X3392 - 84 OTU.
    PARTRIDGE, Ronald Anthony - Sgt (Pilot) - Stirling III - EH933 - 1660 HCU.
    PEAT, Austin - Sgt (Nav) - Wellington III - X3392 - 84 OTU.
    PRENTICE, George - Sgt (A/G) - Wellington X - HE983 - 18 OTU.
    RICHARDS, John Francis - Sgt (Pilot) - Master III - DL898 - 5 AFU.
    ROY, William - Sgt (Air Bomber) - Wellington X - HE983 - 18 OTU.
    SEARLE, Henry Frank - W/O (Nav/Bomber) - Wellington Ic - HF911 - 105 OTU.
    STEWART, David James - Sqdn/Ldr - Wellington Ic - HF911 - 105 OTU.
    STREET, Richard - Sgt (A/G) - Stirling III - EH933 - 1660 HCU.
    THURSBY, Alfred - Sgt (Flt/Engr) - Stirling III - EH933 - 1660 HCU.
    TUCKER, Sidney George - Sgt (Air Bomber) - Wellington III - X3392 - 84 OTU.

    Malcolm

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    Hello,

    l believe 1337002 Sgt (Pilot) Eric Lionel FLEMONS RAFVR, was killed when No.6 (O)AFU Anson I DJ659, hit ground in cloud at Compton Lacey, nr. Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, on 27th January, 1944.

    Flemons is incorrectly listed on FreeBMD as "HEMONS, Eric L."

    Col.
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    The error on FreeBMD stems from the information on the deaths register index being wrong. This error either comes from whent he index was created or may be the name on the death certificate itself, so FreeBMD are not 'wrong' per se, the error is in either the death cert and/or the register index. They only transcribe what they see on FreeBMD.

    Bit of background info
    Dennis Burke
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    Foreign Aircrew and Aircraft Ireland 1939-1945
    www.ww2irishaviation.com

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