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    Default 440413 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 13-4-1944

    Hello,

    440413 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 13-4-1944

    From Henk's list -

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    STEVENSON, Janet Welsh - Cpl - 425348 - WAAF -Eston, Yorkshire.

    UK
    BARNETT, Horace Edwin - AC2c - 1619853 - RAFVR - Fakenham, Norfolk.
    EVANS, David Raymond - Cpl - 531593 - RAF - Porthcawl, Glamorganshire.
    FAULKNER, James William - AC1c - 1500797 - RAFVR - Poole, Dorset.
    WILLARD, Thomas Bryant - F/S (W/Op/Air) - 1380335 - RAFVR - Bexhill, Sussex.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    UK
    JONES, Trevor - F/S - 1417624 - RAFVR - Runnymede memorial, Surrey.

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    WILLIAMS, Maurice - AC2c (Pilot U/T) - 1801296 - RAFVR - Gweru, Zimbabwe.

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    STEVENSON 425348 - DOAS (Casualty Communique 405, Flight Magazine July 20th 1944).

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    Hi

    STEVENSON, Janet Welsh - Cpl - not Eng/Wales.
    BARNETT, Horace Edwin - AC2 - not Eng/Wales?.
    EVANS, David Raymond - Cpl - not Eng/Wales?.
    FAULKNER, James William - AC1 - registered in Poole.
    WILLARD, Thomas Bryant - F/S (W/Op/Air) - not Eng/Wales.
    JONES, Trevor - F/S - probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, T5103 of No 9 (C) OTU, which crashed into the sea near Silloth.

    ZIMBABWE
    WILLIAMS, Maurice - AC2 (Pilot U/T) - possibly killed whilst flying in Harvard I, P5833 of No 22 SFTS, which crashed near Fort Victoria during a navigation exercise.

    Malcolm

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    There's a Janet W Stevenson, aged 21, on FreeBMD, death registered in June 1944 in the Whitchurch District, on the Cheshire/Flintshire/Shropshire border.

    David Raymond EVANS, aged 27, is registered in 1944 in Caerleverock, Dumfries. Cause of death is 'Due to War Operations. Aircraft crash. Multiple injuries'. Place of death is 'Off Blackshaw Bank, Solway Firth'. Also listed on the same date and place are W/O James Kennedy GILLIES RCAF [R146737] and F/Sgt Thomas Bryant WILLARD. All three are listed as being with 10 (O) A.F.U.

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    That probably puts Evans and Willard in Anson DJ564 with Gillies

    Malcolm

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    Jones is recorded in the No.9 (C)OTU ORB as being on T5103, along with a Flying Officer Sandberg. ASR was provided by units on both sides of the Solway, they were also out looking for DJ564 at the same time.
    Alan Clark

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    Default Re: 440413 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 13-4-1944

    David Raymond Evans is my great-uncle https://photos.app.goo.gl/ndboaRs22EQkDLQJ9

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

    Janet Welsh Stevenson 425348 attached to 24 MU was admitted to SSQ at RAF Stoke Heath where she died the same day of diptheria and acute influenza broncho pneumonia

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