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    440607 - Unaccounted Airmen - 7-6-1944

    From Henk's list -

    EGYPT
    BROWNSON, James Benjamin - Sgt - 945613 - RAFVR - Heliopolis, Egypt.
    JENKINS, Alfred Roy - Cpl - 637052 - RAF - Heliopolis, Egypt.

    ISRAEL
    MACKAY, Iain Douglas - P/O - 55520 - RAF - Ramleh, Israel & Palestine.

    UK
    ELGY, Albert - Sgt - 542686 - RAF - Chester-Le- Street (Ropery Lane), Durham.
    JOHNSON, Charles William - AC1c - 1034617 - RAFVR - Beverley (Queensgate), Yorkshire.
    SWEETSER, Frederick Charles Warwick - Cpl - 155526 - RAF - Hawarden, Flintshire.
    YUILE, Peter McCoil - AC1c - 1349182 - RAFVR - Glasgow (Craigton), Glasgow.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    FRANCE
    BAINES, Arthur James - LAC - 1449013 - RAFVR - Cayeux-Sur-Mer, Somme, France.
    HARMAN, Herbert Kenneth - LAC - 1464926 - RAFVR - Abbeville Communal, Somme, France.

    UK
    BOWDEN, George Vernon - Sgt (WoP/Air) - 1682849 - RAFVR - Cheadle & Gatley, Cheshire. [ Stirling III - LK594 - 1654 HCU ].
    CORDON, Leslie Theodore - Sgt(Flt/Engr) - 2211649 - RAFVR - Liverpool (Allerton), Lancashire. [ Stirling III - LK594 - 1654 HCU ].
    CROFTS, Jack Henson - LAC - 1678283 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.
    DAVIES, Arthur James - Sgt (A/G) - 1100499 - RAFVR - Burgh Castle (SS. Peter & Paul), Suffolk. [ Stirling III - LK594 - 1654 HCU ].
    DRURY, Herbert - F/L - 115811 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.
    GATE, Kenneth - F/L - 115817 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.
    HOUGH, Maurice - Sgt(A/G) - 1819715 - RAFVR - Birmingham (Brandwood End), Warwickshire. [ Stirling III - LK594 - 1654 HCU ].
    MARKWICK, Stanley Ronald Frederick - LAC - 1117534 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.
    McGOLDRICK, Joseph - Sgt(A/G) - 638160 - RAF - Byer Moor (Sacred Heart) R C , Durham.
    SMITH, Gordon - F/O (Pilot) - 150048 - RAFVR - Selby Yorkshire. [Martinet I - MS870 - 82 OTU ].
    SWYERS, James - Sqdn/Ldr (Pilot) - 40575 - RAF - Lincoln (Newport), Lincolnshire. [ Stirling III - LK594 - 1654 HCU ].
    THOMPSON, Cyril - LAC - 1535592 - RAFVR - Ilkley (Menston), Yorkshire.

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    EGYPT
    BROWNSON, James Benjamin - Sgt - serving at ME Signals School.
    JENKINS, Alfred Roy - Cpl - serving at 168 MU.

    ISRAEL
    MACKAY, Iain Douglas - P/O - serving at 74 OTU.

    FRANCE
    BAINES, Arthur James - LAC - He was serving with No 6225 BD Flt and was possibly killed aboard LCT 715 when it was torpedoed whilst waiting to land on the Normandy beaches.
    HARMAN, Herbert Kenneth - LAC - He was serving with No 6225 BD Flt and was possibly killed aboard LCT 715 when it was torpedoed whilst waiting to land on the Normandy beaches.

    UK
    ELGY, Albert - Sgt - registered in Northallerton.
    JOHNSON, Charles William - AC1 - registered in Holderness.
    SWEETSER, Frederick Charles Warwick - Cpl - registered in Aldershot.
    YUILE, Peter McCoil - AC1 - not Eng/Wales?.
    BOWDEN, George Vernon - Sgt (WoP/Air) - Stirling III - LK594 - 1654 HCU ].
    CORDON, Leslie Theodore - Sgt(Flt/Engr) - Stirling III - LK594 - 1654 HCU ].
    CROFTS, Jack Henson - LAC - serving with No 3207 SCU and was killed aboard LCT 715 when it was torpedoed whilst waiting to land on the Normandy beaches.
    DAVIES, Arthur James - Sgt (A/G) - Stirling III - LK594 - 1654 HCU ].
    DRURY, Herbert - F/L - He was serving on the HQ Ship, HMS Bulolo, and was probably killed when it was damaged in a bombing attack off the Normandy beaches.
    GATE, Kenneth - F/L - He was serving on the HQ Ship, HMS Bulolo, and was probably killed when it was damaged in a bombing attack off the Normandy beaches.
    HOUGH, Maurice - Sgt(A/G) - Stirling III - LK594 - 1654 HCU ].
    MARKWICK, Stanley Ronald Frederick - LAC - He was serving with No ? and was killed aboard LCT 715 when it was torpedoed whilst waiting to land on the Normandy beaches.
    McGOLDRICK, Joseph - Sgt(A/G) - died in York Military Hospital from injuries sustained whilst flying in Halifax II, DT554 GV-P of No 1652 HCU, which crashed near Ripon during a fighter affiliation exercise.
    SMITH, Gordon - F/O (Pilot) - Martinet I - MS870 - 82 OTU ].
    SWYERS, James - Sqdn/Ldr (Pilot) - Stirling III - LK594 - 1654 HCU ].
    THOMPSON, Cyril - LAC - registered in Weston-Super-Mare

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    THOMPSON is reported in The Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer on Monday 19 June 1944, page 6 to have died as follows:
    'A Guiseley man, L.A.C. Cyril Thompson, whose wife lives Bingley Road, Menston, has died the result of an accident his R.A.F. station. While playing football he tripped over a wire and fell heavily on stake protruding from the ground, sustaining fatal injuries'

    Via British Newspaper Archives

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    JOHNSON, Charles William - AC1c - 1034617 - the National Probate Calendar record that he died at the Base Hospital, Beverley.

    YUILE, Peter McCoil - AC1c - 1349182 - the Statutory Deaths Register on the Scotland's People website records that he died at 4.55 p.m. at the Emergency Hospital, Lennoxtown, due to chronic pulmonary TB.

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    Hello,

    FRANCE.

    1449013 LAC Arthur James BAINES RAFVR.

    BAINES, Leading Aircraftman Arthur James, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (1449013), 6225 Bomb Disposal Flight, Kenley, Surrey, Allied Expeditionary Air Forces, 07 June 1944, Killed in Action (Ground), Killed in action in Keyser troop-carrying boat 390 during the amphibious landings at Omaha Beach, Age 23, Bermondsey, London, Cayeux-sur-Mer Communal Cemetery, France.

    See: Failed To Return, Part Two, A-B/Hobson/N&MP/2019/p.310.

    Col.

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