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    Default 440217 - Unaccounted Airmen - 17-2-1944

    Hello,

    440217 - Unaccounted Airmen - 17-2-1944

    From Henk's list -

    CANADA
    POTT, Robin Arthur Percivall - LAC - 1605291 - RAFVR - Brandon, Manitoba, Canada.

    EGYPT
    GRINDEY, William - LAC - 1489278 - RAFVR - Moascar, Egypt.

    ITALY
    LUSTY, Kenneth John - F/L (Pilot) - 139819 - RAFVR - Bari, Italy.
    STEWART, Robert Andrew- F/L (Pilot) - 115305 - RAFVR - Bari, Italy.

    SOUTH AFRICA
    BEARD, Frank Rufus Henry - LAC - 1174059 - RAFVR - Pietermaritzburg (Fort Napier), Kwazulu Natal, South Africa.

    UK
    DALTON, George Henry - Cpl - 343527 - RAF - Margate, Kent.
    HALL, John - Sgt(Nav) - 1486631 - RAFVR - Newcastle-Upon-Tyne (West Road), Northumberland.
    HANLON, Gilbert Douglas James - Sgt (Pilot) - 1333983 - RAFVR - Fogo, Berwickshire.
    HAWKINS, George Charles - Sgt (Pilot) - 1322223 - RAFVR - Ventnor, Isle of Wight.

    From CWGC & Geoff's site's -

    CANADA
    LONG, Richard Geoffrey - F/L -103038 - RAFVR - Trenton (St. George's), Ontario, Canada. [ Crane I - 8842 - 1 CFS ].
    TEER, Leonard Herbert - P/O - 154644 - Middleton Holy Trinity Old, Nova Scotia, Canada.

    INDIA
    HOWARTH, Vernon Stanley - LAC - 966291 - RAFVR - Delhi, India.

    UK
    ASHWORTH, Harry - P/O(Nav) - 169692 - RAFVR - Manchester, Lancashire. [ Mosquito XVI - ML928 - 1409 Flt - crased 16th, died of injuries ].
    AUSTIN, Derek - Sgt - 1807975 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey. [ Sunderland II - T9088 - 4 OTU ].
    BAXTER, Basil - Sgt -982255 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey. [ Sunderland II - T9088 - 4 OTU ].
    CAIRNS, Eon Arthur - Sgt - 1614727 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey. [ Sunderland II - T9088 - 4 OTU ].
    FLETCHER, Andrew William - Sgt - 1098158 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey. [ Sunderland II - T9088 - 4 OTU ].
    GRAY, Alan Douglas Hilton - F/O - 123248 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.[ Sunderland II - T9088 - 4 OTU ].
    GUITON, Kevin Richard - F/O - 128703 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey. [ Sunderland II - T9088 - 4 OTU ].
    JERRARD, Maurice John Hargrace - F/S - 1339621 - Runnymede memorial, Surrey. [ Sunderland II - T9088 - 4 OTU ].
    MARSH, George - W/O - 1164460 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey. [ Sunderland II - T9088 - 4 OTU ].
    McLEOD-NIBBS, Eric Norman - F/O - 146475 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey. [ Sunderland II - T9088 - 4 OTU ].
    POWELL-WIFFEN, Arthur William (New Zealander) - F/O (Pilot) - 141455 - RAFVR - East Hendred, Berkshire. [ Mosquito XVI - ML928 - 1409 Flt - crased 16th, died of injuries ].
    THOMPSON, Sidney - Sgt - 1083332 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey. [ Sunderland II - T9088 - 4 OTU ].

    Alex
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    DALTON 343527 - died of illness at Scunthorpe War Memorial Hospital. More info about him here:

    http://www.margatecivicsociety.org.u...0II%20rev1.pdf

    HALL 1486631 and HANLON 1333983 - Beaufighter R2375 of 54 O.T.U. crashed at Fellowhill Farm on approach to Winfield. Source is 'The Charterhall Story' appendix. There's a bit of info on Hanlon here:

    http://www.coldstreamhistorysociety....gilbert-hanlon

    TEER 154644 - Mosquito KB109 of 36 O.T.U. See here:

    http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nb...Casualties.htm

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    Hi

    EGYPT
    GRINDEY, William - LAC - serving with 219 AMES.

    ITALY
    LUSTY, Kenneth John - F/L (Pilot) - serving with DAF Comm Unit.
    STEWART, Robert Andrew- F/L (Pilot) - serving with DAF Comm Unit.

    SOUTH AFRICA
    BEARD, Frank Rufus Henry - LAC - not listed in GRO lists.

    CANADA
    POTT, Robin Arthur Percivall - LAC - DOAS possibly at 34 SFTS.
    LONG, Richard Geoffrey - F/L -Crane I - 8842 - 1 CFS.

    INDIA
    HOWARTH, Vernon Stanley - LAC - serving at 320 MU.

    UK
    HAWKINS, George Charles - Sgt (Pilot) - not Eng/Wales?.
    ASHWORTH, Harry - P/O(Nav) - Mosquito XVI - ML928 - 1409 Flt - crashed 16th, died of injuries.
    POWELL-WIFFEN, Arthur William (New Zealander) - F/O (Pilot) - Mosquito XVI - ML928 - 1409 Flt - crashed 16th, died of injuries.

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    Default Re: 440217 - Unaccounted Airmen - 17-2-1944

    BEARD, Frank Rufus Henry - LAC - 1174059

    Frank Beard
    'Soldier, Royal Air Force'
    Died Imperial Hospital Convalescent Depot, aged 30, of pulmonary tuberculosis

    From the Form of Information of a Death on FamilySearch:
    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61...W78?cc=2721608

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