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    Default 440617 - Unaccounted Airmen - 17-6-1944

    Hello,

    440617 - Unaccounted Airmen - 17-6-1944

    From Henk's list -

    MOROCCO
    KENT, Ronald Philip - Cpl - 1333294 - RAFVR - Ben M'sik European, Morocco.

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    CROXFORD, Derek Hugh - F/S(Pilot) - 1433693 - RAFVR - Cambridge City, Cambridgeshire.
    SNELL, Raymond - Sgt (Nav) - 1481857 - RAFVR - Blackpool (Carleton), Poulton-Le-Fylde, Lancashire.
    STEEL, Arthur Clarence - F/S(Pilot) - 1392135 - RAFVR - Cambridge City, Cambridgeshire.
    TOTTEN, John - Sgt(Flt/Engr) - 1796569 - RAFVR - Lisburn, County Antrim.
    WADE, Raymond Lister - F/S(Nav) - 573758 - RAF - Warley Congregational, Yorkshire.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    UK
    ARGENT, James William - Sgt (Flt/Engr) - 1593410 - RAFVR - Bradford (Scholemoor), Yorkshire. [ Lancaster I - W4851 - 3 LFS ].
    BETTRIDGE, Thomas William - Sgt(WoP/A/G) - 1581858 - RAFVR - Radford (St. Nicholas), Warwickshire. [ Lancaster I - ED376 - 3 LFS ].
    CHAMBERS, John McDonald - Sgt(A/G) - 1125452 - RAFVR - Cambuslang (Westburn), Lanarkshire. [ Lancaster I - W4851 - 3 LFS ].
    DE ROECK, Joseph Kevin - F/L (Pilot) - 126151 - RAFVR - Nottingham Southern, Nottinghamshire.
    DEY, Archibald - F/O (Obs) - 152955 - RAFVR - Wallasey (Frankby), Cheshire. [ Beaufighter XI - JM173 - 9 OTU ].
    GANDERTON, Raymond Llewelyn - Sgt(A/G) - 1836364 - RAFVR - Llanfabon, Glamorganshire. [ Lancaster I - W4851 - 3 LFS ].
    GREENAN, John - Sgt (Air Bomber) - 1580227 - RAFVR - Birmingham (Yardley), Warwickshire.[ Lancaster I - W4851 - 3 LFS ].
    HEARN, Finlay William David - Sgt(Nav) - 1405407 - RAFVR - Oxford (Botley), Oxfordshire.
    KEEFE, Edmund Francis - F/O(Pilot) - 139974 - RAFVR - Carlisle (Dalston Road), Cumberland. [ Beaufighter XI - JM173 - 9 OTU ].
    MARTIN, Francis Arnold - F/S (Pilot) - 919965 - RAFVR - Lanreath (St. Marnarch), Cornwall. [ Stirling III - EF209 - 1660 HCU ].
    QUANBOROUGH, Cyril - Sgt(Flt/Engr) - 1582386 - RAFVR - Grantham, Lincolnshire. [ Lancaster I - ED376 - 3 LFS ].
    STABLER, Jim - Sgt(Flt/Engr) - 1593642 - RAFVR - Shildon, Durham. [ Stirling III - EF209 - 1660 HCU ].
    STILL, Frederick Albert - Sgt(WoP) - 1800197 - RAFVR - Cambridge City, Cambridgeshire. [ Lancaster I - W4851 - 3 LFS ].
    THOMSON, Alexander Ritchie - Sgt(Nav) - 1522204 - RAFVR - Dunbarton, Dunbartonshire. [ Lancaster I - W4851 - 3 LFS ].
    TURRELL, Ronald Howard - F/S(Flt/Engr) - 1299326 - D F M - RAFVR - Paignton, Devon. [ Stirling III - EF209 - 1660 HCU ].

    Alex

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    De Roeck & Hearn - Mosquito HJ767, No.60 OTU.
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    Hi

    MOROCCO
    KENT, Ronald Philip - Cpl - serving with 145 MU.

    UK
    CROXFORD, Derek Hugh - F/S(Pilot) - registered in Ampthill.
    SNELL, Raymond - Sgt (Nav) - registered in Ampthill.
    STEEL, Arthur Clarence - F/S(Pilot) - possibly killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, P8748 of No 3501 SU, which crashed near Luton after hitting trees whilst carrying out aerobatics.
    TOTTEN, John - Sgt(Flt/Engr) - Stirling III - EF209 - 1660 HCU
    WADE, Raymond Lister - F/S(Nav) - Stirling III - EF209 - 1660 HCU ].
    ARGENT, James William - Sgt (Flt/Engr) - Lancaster I - W4851 - 3 LFS ].
    BETTRIDGE, Thomas William - Sgt(WoP/A/G) - Lancaster I - ED376 - 3 LFS ].
    CHAMBERS, John McDonald - Sgt(A/G) - Lancaster I - W4851 - 3 LFS ].
    GANDERTON, Raymond Llewelyn - Sgt(A/G) - Lancaster I - W4851 - 3 LFS ].
    GREENAN, John - Sgt (Air Bomber) - Lancaster I - W4851 - 3 LFS ].
    MARTIN, Francis Arnold - F/S (Pilot) - Stirling III - EF209 - 1660 HCU ].
    QUANBOROUGH, Cyril - Sgt(Flt/Engr) - Lancaster I - ED376 - 3 LFS ].
    STABLER, Jim - Sgt(Flt/Engr) - Stirling III - EF209 - 1660 HCU ].
    STILL, Frederick Albert - Sgt(WoP) - Lancaster I - W4851 - 3 LFS ].
    THOMSON, Alexander Ritchie - Sgt(Nav) - Lancaster I - W4851 - 3 LFS ].
    TURRELL, Ronald Howard - F/S(Flt/Engr) - Stirling III - EF209 - 1660 HCU ].

    Malcolm

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    Gents,

    a possibility for Croxford and Snell is Beaufighter V8324 which crashed 'Barton in the Clay area'.

    DaveW

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    Default Missing Airmen 17 6 44

    Hi Alex
    Two of the crew of the Halifax that my brother lost his life In are reported missing on the Runnymead Memorial.they lost thier lives on the 17 6 44 they are as follows 1483480 Flt Sgt William J McCarroll Panel 220 and 929824 Sgt Ronald A Crawford Panel 227 there is also a grave in
    Stonewall Cemetery marked Unknown Airman Died 17 6 44 Either Flt Sgt William McCarroll or Sgt Ronald A Crawford My Brother Is buried at
    this Cemetery Next to the Pilot I think you are doing a fantastic job having taken over from Henk a million thanks
    Harold Dummer

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    Hello

    With regards to

    CROXFORD, Derek Hugh - F/S(Pilot) - 1433693 and
    SNELL, Raymond - Sgt (Nav) - 1481857 - the National Probate Calendar records that Snell died at Silsoe, which lies some 3 miles north of Barton-le-Clay.

    Regards

    Simon

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