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    440503 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 3-5-1944

    Hello,

    From Henk's list -

    WAAF
    UK
    BARRON, Doreen Marjorie - ACW1 - 2029931 - WAAF - Salisbury (London Road), Wiltshire.

    EGYPT
    McTAGGART, James - P/O - 53938 -

    UK
    EVANS, Evan John - F/S(Pilot) - 1577104 - RAFVR - Tredegar (Dukestown), Monmouthshire. (BUT see: 5th March 1944 ).
    JONES, Meurig - AC1c - 1475842 - RAFVR - Llanrwst Public, Denbighshire.
    SIMMONS, William Jack - AC2c - 1665747 - RAFVR - Lowestoft (Kirkley), Suffolk.
    STORIE, James Middlemas - AC1c - 947495 - RAFVR - Dalkeith New, Midlothian.
    TANSLEY, Harry Albert - AC2c - 2245481 - RAFVR - West Ham, Essex.
    TOVEY, Donald Charles Edward - F/L - 108515 - RAFVR - Worplesdon (St. Mary), Surrey.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    CANADA
    COCHSHOTT, Frederick Lewis - AC2c - 967227 - RAFVR - Kingston (Cataraqui), Ontario, Canada.
    ELLIOT, Richard Gordon - F/S (Pilot) - 1336405 - RAFVR - Sioux Lookout, Ontario, Canada.

    EGYPT
    CLARK, Leslie Newell - F/S (Pilot) - 1232154 - RAFVR - Suez War Memorial, Egypt.
    EVANS, Thomas Reginald - F/S (Nav) - 1543239 - RAFVR - Suez War Memorial, Egypt.
    McTAGGART, James - P/O - 53938 - RAF - Moascar, Egypt.

    INDIA
    DAVIES, Colin Walton - AC1c - 1546456 - RAFVR - Madras (St. Mary's), Chennai, India.
    NORRIS, Alexander William Howard - Sgt(Pilot) - 1585125 - RAFVR - Kirkee, India.

    UK
    HOLT, Roy Geoffrey - W/O - 745893 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.
    MYERS, William - LAC - 1131479 - RAFVR - Sheffield (City Road), Yorkshire.

    Alex

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    Holt was the pilot of No.4 OTU Martinet MS721.


    Storie died of TB at Dalkeith.


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    Ross
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    Hello All,

    MYERS TTO on MS721, my notes detailed below:

    MS721 P& Powis 1690 / C 23 (c) Mercury XXV 05.09.43 4 (C) O.T.U., Evanton (T.T. Flight); 05.09.43 Flying Accident Cat A damage, 10 Ferry Pilot Pool, Evanton aircraft being delivered to 4 (C) O.T.U., Evanton (T.T. Flight) whilst taxying to dispersal undercarriage collapsed. Pilot Flying Offiver EWING, N.B. (A.T.A.) Uninjured. Accident time 10.42, Duty: Ferry Flight; 09.09.43 Repaired on Site (C.R.O.); 26.09.43 4 (C) O.T.U., Evanton (T.T. Flight); 03.05.44 Flying Accident Cat E damage, 4 (C) O.T.U., Evanton (T.T. Flight) aircrafts engine cut while target towing at 1500, Sunderland crew state that aircraft attempted to ditch but on striking the sea the aircraft crashed and broke up. Cause of engine failure obscure and drogue not released, aircraft crashed 8 miles East of Cromarty. Pilot Warrant Officer HOLT, Roy Geoffrey (745893) Missing presumed Killed; T.T.O. Leading Aircraftman MYERS, William (1131479) Killed. Accident time 19.20, Duty: Drogue Towing with Sunderland.

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    Tim

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    Hi

    CANADA
    COCHSHOTT, Frederick Lewis - AC2 - killed whilst flying in Harvard II, AJ538 of No 31 SFTS, which spun into the St Lawrence River during an air test.
    ELLIOT, Richard Gordon - F/S (Pilot) - see above

    EGYPT
    CLARK, Leslie Newell - F/S (Pilot) - serving at Shallufa.
    EVANS, Thomas Reginald - F/S (Nav) - serving at Shallufa.
    McTAGGART, James - P/O - serving at 71 OTU.

    INDIA
    DAVIES, Colin Walton - AC1 - serving at 333 MU.
    NORRIS, Alexander William Howard - Sgt(Pilot) - serving at 3 MFU.

    UK
    BARRON, Doreen Marjorie - ACW1 - registered in Salisbury.
    JONES, Meurig - AC1 - registered in Hiraethog.
    SIMMONS, William Jack - AC2 - registered in Deben
    TANSLEY, Harry Albert - AC2 - registered in Stoke on Trent
    TOVEY, Donald Charles Edward - F/L - registered in Aldershot

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    G'day

    This accident happened on the 3rd of May, 1944 at 10:20 hours. The aircraft was a Havard Mk. II, s/n AJ538 from No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario. The aircraft was up being tested after a major inspection and engine change. It spun into the St. Lawrence River, one mile north of Quebec Head.

    Pilot 1336405 Flight Sergeant R. Elliot - Missing

    Other Crew 967227 AC2 F. L. Cockshott Missing.
    Note: Cockshott bailed out but drowned

    Cheers...Chris

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    Hello,

    UK.

    2029931 ACW1 Doreen Marjorie BARRON WAAF.

    BARRON, Aircraftwoman 1st Class Doreen Marjorie BARRON WAAF, Women's Auxiliary Air Force (2029931), Clerk, Station HQ, Old Sarum, Wilts, Air Defence of Great Britain, 03 May 1944, Died in a Road Traffic Accident, Died in Salisbury Hospital of head injuries received when travelling in a British army lorry which collided with a US Army lorry on 1 May., Age 22, Hastings, Sussex, Salisbury (London Road) Cemetery, Wilts.

    See: Failed To Return, Part Two, A-B/Hobson/N&MP/2019/p.427.

    Col.

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