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    Hello,

    440404 - Unaccounted Airmen - 4-4-1944

    From Henk's list -

    ALGERIA
    BENNETT, Edwin Frank - LAC - 544220 - RAF - Dely Ibrahin, Algeria.

    LIBYA
    ESSEX, Dennis Aubrey - Sgt - 624510 - RAF - Tripoli, Libya.

    UK
    DACRE, James Harold - Sgt - 1592260 - RAFVR - Leeds (Harehills), Yorkshire.
    HOWARTH, Edwin - AC1c - 1493638 - RAFVR - Colne, Lancashire.
    KELLY, Robert - F/S - 335218 - RAF - Ipswich Old, Suffolk.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    CANADA
    PACEY, George Robert - LAC - 1174343 - RAFVR - Middleton Holy trinity Old, Nova Scotia, Canada.

    SOUTH AFRICA
    HAMER, W. H. - AC2c - RAFVR - Kroonstad New, Free State, South Africa.

    UK
    CHAPPELL, Sidney - Sgt (Flt/Engr) - 1890699 - RAFVR - South Kelsey (St. Nicholas), Lincolnshire. [ Lancaster I - R5726 - 5 LFS ].
    SHEARWOOD, Leslie - Cadet 1st Class - 107 - ATC - Kidlington, Oxfordshire.
    SISLEY, Robert Edward James - Sgt (A/G) - 1895505 - RAFVR - Dover (Charlton), Kent. [ Lancaster I - R5726 - 5 LFS ].

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    Hello,

    Re: UK (2) SHEARWOOD, Leslie ATC. See: 440405- Unaccounted Airmen-5-4-1944.

    Col.
    Last edited by COL BRUGGY; 9th January 2014 at 06:59.

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    Hi

    ALGERIA
    BENNETT, Edwin Frank - LAC - serving at 144 MU

    LIBYA
    ESSEX, Dennis Aubrey - Sgt - serving at 17 Staging Post.

    CANADA
    PACEY, George Robert - LAC - DOAS.

    SOUTH AFRICA
    HAMER, W. H. - AC2 - RAFVR - serving at 7 AS.

    UK
    DACRE, James Harold - Sgt - He died from injuries sustained on 18 Mar 1944 whilst flying in Stirling I, W7633 'Z' of No 1657 HCU, which crashed whilst making its eighth practice circuit that night.
    HOWARTH, Edwin - AC1 - registered in Bath.
    KELLY, Robert - F/S - registered in Pancras.
    CHAPPELL, Sidney - Sgt (Flt/Engr) - Lancaster I - R5726 - 5 LFS.
    SISLEY, Robert Edward James - Sgt (A/G) - Lancaster I - R5726 - 5 LFS.

    Malcolm

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    Pacey is listed as being with 36 OTU Greenwood, NS
    Died of Coronary Thrombosis, RCAF Hospital Dartmouth
    Dennis Burke
    - Dublin

    Foreign Aircrew and Aircraft Ireland 1939-1945
    www.ww2irishaviation.com

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    HOWARTH, Edwin - AC1c - 1493638 - killed in a accident involving three lorries at Pennyquick Hill near Bath.
    (Bath Weekly Chronicle, 15 April 1944)

    Martyn

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    HAMER, W. H. - AC2c - RAFVR

    1588429 William Hardman HAMER
    'Pupil Pilot, RAF'
    Died Voortrekker Hospital Kroonstad, aged 28, of Meningococcal Meningitis

    From the Form of Information of a Death on FamilySearch
    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61...N-P?cc=3732502

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

    Robert George Pacey 1174343 , died of a coronary thrombosis

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

    John Hanson 1126040 , was seriously injured in an MT accident and was admitted to Peterborough hospital where he died the following day of his injuries

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

    Quote Originally Posted by jonheyworth View Post
    John Hanson 1126040 , was seriously injured in an MT accident and was admitted to Peterborough hospital where he died the following day of his injuries
    Hi Jon

    His death appears to be registered in Ashford, Kent, rather than Peterborough?

    Malcolm

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

    Quote Originally Posted by malcolm_raf View Post
    Hi Jon

    His death appears to be registered in Ashford, Kent, rather than Peterborough?

    Malcolm
    Hi Malcolm . I just checked and predictive took over . It quite clearly states Wellesborough hospital which would appear to actually be Willesborough hospital which fits . Predictive went to Peterborough

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