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    440525- Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 25-5-1944

    From Henk's list -

    WAAF
    UK
    TAYLOR, Betty Marion - ACW2 - 2035250 - WAAF - Norwich, Norfolk.

    TUNISIA
    DICK, Ian Hillman - W/O (Obs) - 1167736 - RAFVR - Massicault, Tunisia.
    FENN, George - Cpl - 752086 - RAFVR - Massicault, Tunisia.
    GEORGE, Alfred - Sgt(Pilot) - 1565733 - RAFVR - Massicault, Tunisia.
    JENKINS, Romley Thomas - P/O (Wop/A/G) - 171292 - D F M - RAFVR - Massicault, Tunisia.

    UK
    BERRYMAN, Bernard - AC1c - 1229796 - RAFVR - Brookwood, Surrey.
    HARPUR, William (N.Ireland) - Sgt(WoP) - 1796407 - RAFVR - Strabane, County Tyrone.
    WHITTAKER, Frank - LAC - 1048186 - RAFVR - Shipley (Hirst Wood), Yorkshire.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    SINGAPORE
    MAKEPEACE, William Ridley - Sgt - 1602229 - RAFVR - Singapore Memorial, Singapore.

    TUNISIA
    JARRETT, Jack Sydney - W/O (Pilot) - 655159 - RAF - Massicault, Tunisia.

    Alex

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    Hello,

    Re: SINGAPORE - 1602229 MAKEPEACE, William Ridley.

    25-5-1944
    R.A.F. Component, H.Q., Special Force, Burma.

    Last seen on pathway with two others, en route to Mokosakan. Whereabouts, unknown.

    Col.

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    Hi

    TUNISIA
    DICK, Ian Hillman - W/O (Obs) - probably killed whilst flying in Marauder II, FB515 of No 3 ADU, which flew into high ground near Enfidaville during a ferry flight.
    FENN, George - Cpl - serving with 335 Wing.
    GEORGE, Alfred - Sgt(Pilot) - see Dick.
    JENKINS, Romley Thomas - P/O (Wop/A/G) - see Dick.
    JARRETT, Jack Sydney - W/O (Pilot) - see Dick.

    UK
    TAYLOR, Betty Marion - ACW2 - She was serving at RAF Hednesford and probably died in the RAF Hospital at Cosford as her death was registered in Wenlock.
    BERRYMAN, Bernard - AC1 - registered in Wycombe in the 3rd Quarter.
    HARPUR, William (N.Ireland) - Sgt(WoP) - registered in Hereford.
    WHITTAKER, Frank - LAC - registered in Poole.

    Malcolm

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    Re: MAKEPEACE - what exactly was the 'Special Force'? Was this an SAS-style unit?

    Regards

    Simon

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    Taylor died of miliary tuberculosis in RAF Hospital, Cosford.

    Cheers, Tom

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    SPECIAL FORCE was the Chindits.
    Dennis Burke
    - Dublin

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

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    With reference to WO Dick, What was 3ADU?

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    Aircraft Delivery Unit.

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