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    Default 440430 - Unaccounted Airmen - 30-4-1944

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    440430 - Unaccounted Airmen - 30-4-1944

    From Henk's list -

    EGYPT
    MURPHY, John - LAC - 1476661 - RAFVR - Alexandria (Hadra), Egypt.
    SAVILL, Albert Edward - F/L - 72457 - RAFVR - heliopolis, Egypt.

    ITALY
    LANE, Arthur John - LAC - 1529214 - RAFVR - Bari, Italy.

    UK
    CHALLIS, Donald Maurice - Sgt(Pilot) - 1396541 - RAFVR - New Southgate, Hertfordshire.
    McCULLOCH, Ronald - AC2c - 2248554 - RAFVR - Aughton (St. Michael), Lancashire.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    As Henk's list above.

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    Hi

    EGYPT
    MURPHY, John - LAC - serving at Kodku (sic) more likely Edcu.
    SAVILL, Albert Edward - F/L - serving with 34 APS

    ITALY
    LANE, Arthur John - LAC - serving with 334 Wing.

    UK
    CHALLIS, Donald Maurice - Sgt(Pilot) - not Eng/Wales?.
    McCULLOCH, Ronald - AC2 - registered in Spilsby.

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    CHALLIS Probate records show he died in Scotland at Montrose, Angus.


    MCCULLOCH - Shown as DOAS in Casualty Communique No 412

    http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchi...0-%201664.html

    Martyn

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

    Arthur John Lane 1529214 , attached to Number 334 Wing, suffered an accident with a fractured cervical spine and spinal cord lesion, dying at 05:30 hours the same day

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

    Donald Maurice Challis 1396541 , attached to Number 2 FIS , was found dead in Room 24 of the Married quarters of RAF Montrose having committed suicide by hanging

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

    Albert Edward Saville , attached to Number 5 ERS , had been serving there as equipment officer after being posted from Number 34 ASP when that unit left the middle East to return to the UK on 19 April. At 07:00 Hours he was found dead by his servant from a self inflicted gunshot wound from his revolver in his room at the hotel which was the officers mess
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    Default Re: The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    2248554 Aircraftman 2nd Class Ronald McCULLOCH

    AC2 McCulloch died on 30 April 1944 HMS Royal Arthur (Skegness, Lincolnshire), from a perforated duodenal ulcer and subsequent generalised peritonitis. As he died in a Royal Navy establishment, his death is recorded in the RN's Registers of Reports of Deaths.

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

    John Murphy 147661 , attached to RAF Edku, was killed there at 00:30 Hours , when he was accidently shot by a sentry

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