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    440512 - Unaccounted Airmen - 12-5-1944

    From Henk's list -

    CANADA
    MacKAY, Hugh Leith Munro - Cpl(Armourer) - R166598 - RCAF - Port Alberni (Greenwood) Cemetery, British Columbia, Canada.
    MILLS, William Frederick - F/S(Pilot) - R95119 - RCAF - Winnipeg (Brookside) Cemetery, Manitoba, Canada.

    ITALY
    DE LUCIA, John - AC2c (Radio Mech) - R161336 - RCAF - Padua War Cemetery, Italy.

    UK
    BASSETT, Frederick James - Sgt (WoP) - 1225691 - RAFVR - Leominster Moravian, Herefordshire.
    BROOM, Wilfred Henry - Sqdn/Ldr (Nav) - 64898 - RAFVR - Hatfiield Park, Hertfordshire.
    CLYNE, David Johnnston Robertson - W/O(Pilot) - 1550542 - RAFVR - Glasgow (Riddrie Park), Glasgow.
    HINE, Patrick William Noel - Sgt (Flt/Mech(Air)/AG) - 1806958 - RAFVR - West Norwood, London.
    TYRER, William - LAC - 1033207 - RAFVR - Liverpool (West Derby), Lancashire.


    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    UK
    MADDISON, Joseph - W/O - 510773 - RAF - Longbenton (Benton), Northumberland.
    ZANZOTTERA, Joseph Henry - F/O (Pilot) - 150058 - RAFVR - Manchester Southern, Lancashire.

    ZIMBABWE
    GUDGER, Arthur Peter - Sgt - 1583364 - RAFVR - Harare (Pioneer), Zimbabwe.

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    Hi

    CANADA
    MacKAY, Hugh Leith Munro - Cpl(Armourer) - died from injuries sustained when a bomb exploded at Ucluelet, BC.
    MILLS, William Frederick - F/S(Pilot) - Allison just says he died, no cause given.

    ITALY
    DE LUCIA, John - AC2 (Radio Mech) - he died or was killed whilst on loan to the British SIS.
    BASSETT, Frederick James - Sgt (WoP) - possibly killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX273 of No 302 FTU, which flew into high ground near Vatersay in Argyllshire at night.
    BROOM, Wilfred Henry - Sqdn/Ldr (Nav) - registered in Hatfield.
    CLYNE, David Johnnston Robertson - W/O(Pilot) - see Bassett.
    HINE, Patrick William Noel - Sgt (Flt/Mech(Air)/AG) - see Bassett.
    TYRER, William - LAC - registered in Chichester.
    MADDISON, Joseph - W/O - registered in Stafford.
    ZANZOTTERA, Joseph Henry - F/O (Pilot) - see Oxford I, LW821 on 11 May

    ZIMBABWE
    GUDGER, Arthur Peter - Sgt - serving with 28 EFTS.

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    Hello,

    UK.

    64898 Sqdn Ldr (Nav.) Wilfred Henry BROOM, RAFVR.

    BROOM, Squadron Leader Wilfred Henry BROOM, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (64898), Navigator, 1 Group HQ, Bawtry Hall, Yorks, Bomber Command, 12 May 1944, Died in a Road Traffic Accident, Killed in a motor car which collided with an army vehicle on the Barnett By-pass at North Mymms, Herts, 2 Civilians from 1 Group also died, Aged 24, Streatham, London, Hatfield Park War Cemetery, Herts.

    See: Failed To Return, Part Two, A-B/Hobson/N&MP/2019/p.972.

    Col.

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