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    440225 - Unaccounted Airmen - 25-2-1944

    From Henk's list -

    MOROCCO
    DAUGHTON, Frank Roy - F/O (Pilot) - 133684 - RAFVR - Rabat European, Morocco.

    REPUBLIC of IRELAND
    KAVANAGH, Annesley R - AC2c - 1795814 - {BUT, 25/01/1944, see: http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/sho...men-25-1-1944]

    SOUTH AFRICA
    STEWART, Ruffel John - (South African) -AC2c - 1283197 ( 85years = 1283139 ?) - RAFVR - Johannesburg (West Park), Gauteng, South Africa.

    UK
    MAJOR, George H - AC2c - 1710311 -
    MASON, Edgar Thomas - P/O (Pilot) - 171956 - RAFVR - Portsmouth (Milton), Hampshire.
    PRANGNELL, Herbert E - Sgt - 561420 - RAF - Brookwood, Surrey.
    TIBBENHAM, Frederick Reginald Hans - LAC - 1467902 - RAFVR - Brookwood, Surrey.

    From CWGC & Geoff's site's -

    INDIA
    WINSLADE, Eric Leslie - F/S (WoP/A/G) - 1284563 - RAFVR - Kirkee, India.

    KENYA
    PALMER, Charles Joseph - AC1c - 1085322 - RAFVR - Mombasa, Kenya.

    SOUTH AFRICA
    HARDING, John William - AC2c - (Pilot U/T) - 1399053 - RAFVR - Nigel Old, Gauteng, South Africa. [ Oxford - 3425 - 24 AS ].

    UK
    BOWER, Frederick Norman - Sgt (A/G) - 1866493 - RAFVR - Wall (St. John ), Staffordshire.
    BOWLES, Mervyn Alan - Sgt (Flt/ Engr) - 1800366 - RAFVR - Goudhurst New, Kent.
    BROWN, Alfred Charles - Sgt (Flt Engr) - 1578712 - RAFVR - Pershore, Worcestershire.
    CORNWELL, Frederick George - LAC - 1471720 - RAFVR - Southgate, Middlesex.
    JAMES, Cyril Thomas - Sgt (WoP/A/G) - 1419573 - RAFVR - Cockett (St. Peter ), Glamorganshire.
    LUCHA, Peter August - F/S (Nav) - 1395654 - RAFVR - Lambeth, London.
    RADFORD, Kenneth William - Sgt (WoP) - 1576117 - RAFVR - Mansfield (Nottingham Road), Nottinghamshire.
    SHARP, Maurice - P/O (Pilot) - 172178 - RAFVR - Morley, Yorkshire.
    WALMSLEY, Kenneth - Sgt (Pilot) - 1528517 - RAFVR - Heywood, Lancashire.
    WIDDOWS, Maurice Hubert - Sgt (A/G) - 1585086 - RAFVR - Dymock (St. Mary ), Gloucestershire.


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    Hi

    MOROCCO
    DAUGHTON, Frank Roy - F/O (Pilot) - serving with 9 OTU/OADU.

    SOUTH AFRICA
    STEWART, Ruffel John - (South African) -AC2 - not listed in GRO.

    INDIA
    WINSLADE, Eric Leslie - F/S (WoP/A/G) - serving with 226 Group.

    KENYA
    PALMER, Charles Joseph - AC1 - serving with 246 Sqn.

    SOUTH AFRICA
    HARDING, John William - AC2 - (Pilot U/T) - Oxford - 3425 - 24 AS.

    UK
    MAJOR, George H - AC2 - 1710311 - registered in Surrey North East on 25 Jan 1944
    MASON, Edgar Thomas - P/O (Pilot) - registered in Weobley.
    PRANGNELL, Herbert E - Sgt - registered in Camberwell.
    TIBBENHAM, Frederick Reginald Hans - LAC - registered in Marylebone
    BOWER, Frederick Norman - Sgt (A/G) - Halifax II, W7866 of No 1662 HCU.
    BOWLES, Mervyn Alan - Sgt (Flt/ Engr) - killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7866 of No 1662 HCU, which dived steeply into the ground and burst into flames from 500 ft whilst carrying out solo night circuits.
    BROWN, Alfred Charles - Sgt (Flt Engr) - Stirling III, LJ529 of No 1661 HCU.
    CORNWELL, Frederick George - LAC - registered in Caistor.
    JAMES, Cyril Thomas - Sgt (WoP/A/G) - Halifax II, W7866 of No 1662 HCU.
    LUCHA, Peter August - F/S (Nav) - Stirling III, LJ529 of No 1661 HCU.
    RADFORD, Kenneth William - Sgt (WoP) - Stirling III, LJ529 of No 1661 HCU.
    SHARP, Maurice - P/O (Pilot) - Stirling III, LJ529 of No 1661 HCU.
    WALMSLEY, Kenneth - Sgt (Pilot) - Halifax II, W7866 of No 1662 HCU.
    WIDDOWS, Maurice Hubert - Sgt (A/G) - killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LJ529 of No 1661 HCU, which crashed into the watch office at Port Ellen on its fourth attempt to make an emergency landing on three engines.

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    [COLOR=#333333]CORNWELL, Frederick George - LAC - 1471720 - RAFVR - Southgate, Middlesex.[/COLOR]

    [COLOR=#333333]LAC Cornwell was on the strength of 1481 (Bomber) Gunnery Flight at Binbrook. He was killed when he walked into the propeller of Wellington HE805 whilst the aircraft was stationary.

    SOURCE: - AIR29/870 1481 BGF ORB

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    Greg[/COLOR]
    "You can take the boy out of Wales,
    But you can't take Wales out of the boy!!"

    Greg Harrison
    100 Squadron and 100 Squadron Association Historian
    100 Squadron Researcher 1917 - present day
    1 Group Researcher 1940 - 1945

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