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    440221 - Unaccounted Airwomen & Airmen - 21-2-1944

    From Henk's list -

    WAAF
    UK
    CAUGHLIN, Irene May - ACW2 - 472210 - WAAF - Golders Green, Middlesex.
    SIMMONDS, Eileen Mary - ACW1 - 465484 - WAAF - Ripon, Yorkshire.

    EGYPT
    HOOKWAY, Albert R - LAC - 942183 - RAFVR - Moascar, Egypt.

    ICELAND
    SNOWDON, Norman Cecil - AC1c - 1679592 - RAFVR - Reykjavik (Fossvogur), Iceland.

    UK
    HILL, Brian - F/O (Pilot) - 150487 - RAFVR - Reading (Henley Road), Oxfordshire.
    UPPERTON, John Richard - F/S (Pilot) - 655870 - RAF - Banff, Banffshire,
    VAUGHAN, Harold Valentine - Sgt (Pilot) - 1321398 - RAFVR - South Ealing, Middlesex.
    WARD, Harold - LAC - 1017400 - RAFVR - Bradford, Yorkshire.

    From CWGC & Geoff's site's -

    CANADA
    JONAS, Geoffrey Alan - Sgt - 1523237 - RAFVR - Ottawa Memorial, Ontario, Canada. [ Hudson V - AM729 - 31 OTU ].
    ROBINSON, Donald - Sgt - 1457997 - RAFVR - Ottawa Memorial, Ontario, Canada. [ Hudson V - AM729 - 31 OTU ].

    INDIA
    GERRARD, Kenneth Norman - AC1c - 916091 - RAFVR - Delhi, India.
    POWELL, Maurice Arthur - F/S (Pilot) - 947660 - RAFVR - Kirkee, India.

    PAKISTAN
    RUDGLEY, William Frederick - LAC - 1447027 - RAFRVR - Karachi, Pakistan.

    UK
    ACKERMAN, Robert William - F/S (Pilot) - 1317654 - RAFVR - Barry (Merthyr Dyfan), Glamorganshire.
    RYDE, Peter Cecil - F/O (Pilot) - 141093 - RAFVR - Balsall, Warwickshire.

    ZIMBABWE
    KEOGH, Martin Jerome - F/O (Pilot) - 148507 - RAFVR - Gweru, Zimbabwe.
    McDERMOTT, Melville Philip - AC2c (Pilot U/T) - 772708 - RAFVR - Gweru, Zimbabwe.

    Alex

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    Hello,

    UK - UPPERTON, John Richard 655870

    21-2-1944
    No.14(P)AFU
    Oxford I LX670

    Took off Dallachy 2227, detailed to give night circuit training to Pupil Pilot. The aircraft took off on runway 050, gradually lost height and flew into the sea. The wreck of the aircraft was seen on the shore of Spey Bay, Morayshire. The two crew were killed.

    655870 F/Sgt (Instructor Pilot) John Richard UPPERTON RAF +
    AUS426188 F/Sgt (Pupil Pilot) Cecil TOFT RAAF +

    See: Alan Storr (edited).

    Col.

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    EGYPT
    HOOKWAY, Albert R - LAC - serving with 71 OTU.

    ICELAND
    SNOWDON, Norman Cecil - AC1 - serving at Reykjavik

    CANADA
    JONAS, Geoffrey Alan - Sgt - Hudson V - AM729 - 31 OTU.
    ROBINSON, Donald - Sgt - Hudson V - AM729 - 31 OTU.

    INDIA
    GERRARD, Kenneth Norman - AC1 - serving with 330 MU.
    POWELL, Maurice Arthur - F/S (Pilot) - serving at AMP Poona.

    PAKISTAN
    RUDGLEY, William Frederick - LAC - serving at 7 SoTT.

    UK
    ACKERMAN, Robert William - F/S (Pilot) - killed whilst flying in Hurricanes Z4705 or Z4939 of No 63 OTU, which collided with each other near Wellesbourne Mountford.
    RYDE, Peter Cecil - F/O (Pilot) - lled whilst flying in Hurricanes Z4705 or Z4939 of No 63 OTU, which collided with each other near Wellesbourne Mountford..
    CAUGHLIN, Irene May - ACW2 - registered in Epping.
    SIMMONDS, Eileen Mary - ACW1 - registered in Northallerton.
    HILL, Brian - F/O (Pilot) - possibly killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, ML783 of No 10 FIS, which crashed near Henley after hitting the ground whilst executing low level aerobatics.
    VAUGHAN, Harold Valentine - Sgt (Pilot) - possibly killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, ML783 of No 10 FIS
    WARD, Harold - LAC - registered in Bradford.

    ZIMBABWE
    KEOGH, Martin Jerome - F/O (Pilot) - serving with 26 SFTS.
    McDERMOTT, Melville Philip - AC2 (Pilot U/T) - serving with 26 SFTS.

    Malcolm

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    Ackermann was in Z4939 and Ryde in Z4705 - according to the 63 OTU ORB.

    John Engelsted

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    ICELAND
    SNOWDON, Norman Cecil - AC1c - 1679592 - the Shields Daily News of March 3rd 1944 reported the following:

    Balkwell Manís Fatal Accident
    Mr. and Mrs. Snowdon of 78 Balkwell Green, Balkwell, have received official notice from the Air Ministry that their 21-year-old son, A.C.1 Norman Snowdon, R.A.F., has been killed accidentally by a machine gun while serving in Iceland.
    Snowdon had been in the R.A.F. 15 months and had been abroad nine months. Before joining up he had been employed by Hastie D. Burton, builders, of King Street, North Shields. He was educated at Tynemouth Municipal High School.

    Regards

    Simon

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