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    Default 440315 - Unaccounted Airmen - 15-3-1944

    Hello,

    440315 - Unaccounted Airmen - 15-3-1944

    From Henk's list -

    EGYPT
    PEPPER, Leslie Floyd - Sgt(Pilot) - 1622294 - RAFVR - Moascar, Egypt.

    ITALY
    HARRIS, James - (N.Ireland) - Cpl - 541809 - RAF - Naples, Italy.

    UK
    ASKEN, Hugh - AC1c - 1559451 - RAFVR - Haddington (St. Martin's), East Lothian.
    CUNNINGHAM, Thomas Wallace - AC2c - 1572477 - RAFVR - Camelon, Stirlingshire.
    WHITELAW, Hugh Ferguson Davidson - Sqdn/Ldr - 60035 - RAFVR - Largs, Ayrshire.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    BANGLADESH
    BALL, Kenneth Herbert - F/S - 1172890 - RAFVR - Chittagong, Bangladesh.

    UK
    BARLOW, Reginald Dennis - Sgt(A/G) - 1807428 - RAFVR - Birmingham (Brandwood End), Warwickshire.[ Wellington X - LN660 - 11 OTU ].
    HUDSON, George - F/S (WoP/A/G) - 1080378 - RAFVR - Rotherham (Masbrough), Yorkshire. [ Wellington X - LN660 - 11 OTU ].
    KEMP, Robert Reginald - Sgt (WoP/A/G) - 1397621 - RAFVR - Pentney (St. Mary Magdalene), Norfolk. [ Wellington X - LN660 - 11 OTU ].
    NEWMAN, Jack Reginald - F/S (Pilot) - 658762 - RAF - Oxford (Rose Hill), Oxfordshire.
    TAYLOR, Rennie - F/O (Air Bomber) - 152830 - RAFVR - Oakworth, Yorkshire. [ Wellington X - LN660 - 11 OTU ].

    ZIMBABWE
    CHRITCHLEY, John Robert Murray - AC2c - 1623755 - RAFVR - Harare (Pioneer), Zimbabwe.

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    Hi

    EGYPT
    PEPPER, Leslie Floyd - Sgt(Pilot) - serving at 71 OTU.

    ITALY
    HARRIS, James - (N.Ireland) - Cpl - serving with 242 Group.

    BANGLADESH
    BALL, Kenneth Herbert - F/S - serving with 379 AMES.

    UK
    ASKEN, Hugh - AC1 - 1559451 - not Eng/Wales?.
    CUNNINGHAM, Thomas Wallace - AC2 - not Eng Wales.
    WHITELAW, Hugh Ferguson Davidson - Sqn Ldr - died in Inverness, cause unknown.
    BARLOW, Reginald Dennis - Sgt(A/G) - Wellington X - LN660 - 11 OTU.
    HUDSON, George - F/S (WoP/A/G) - Wellington X - LN660 - 11 OTU.
    KEMP, Robert Reginald - Sgt (WoP/A/G) - Wellington X - LN660 - 11 OTU.
    NEWMAN, Jack Reginald - F/S (Pilot) - killed whilst flying in Spitfire VA, R7022 of No 61 OTU, which is believed to have been shot down at night near Montford Bridge by a Bf 110.
    TAYLOR, Rennie - F/O (Air Bomber) - Wellington X - LN660 - 11 OTU.

    ZIMBABWE
    CHRITCHLEY, John Robert Murray - AC2 - possibly killed whilst flying in Harvard I, P5962 of No 20 SFTS, which crashed near Headlands in Southern Rhodesia whilst carrying out aerobatics.

    Malcolm

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    There is nothing in the 61 OTU ORB to suggest enemy action:
    March 15th 1944, “No.658762 Flight Sergeant Newman J.R. flying Spitfire R7022 was killed while night flying at 20.35 hours, crashed in a field adjacent to the communal site.”
    Alan Clark

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    http://www.peakdistrictaircrashes.co.uk/

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    Thanks for confirming this Al

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    Default Re: 440315 - Unaccounted Airmen - 15-3-1944

    Aiken died in SSQ RAF East Fortune from a heart attack, see facebook plugin comment for details

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    Default Re: 440315 - Unaccounted Airmen - 15-3-1944

    Whitelaw died of meningitis, see facebook plugin comment for full details

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    Default The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    Kenneth Herbert Ball, 1172890, a radio operator attached to 379 AMES, died as the result of an unspecified accident

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    Default Re: The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    James Harris 541809 , attached to 242 Group, was killed in Naples in an Air raid

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