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    Hello,

    440720 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 20-7-1944

    From Henk's List -

    WAAF
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    DANNATT, Gwendoline Joan - LACW - 2053183 - Scunthorpe (Brumby & Frodingham ), Lincolnshire.

    ITALY
    RENWICK, Anthony - AC1c - 1038252 - RAFVR - Catania, Sicily, Italy.

    UK
    LORD, Raymond Walter Grenville - F/L (Pilot U/T) - 123130 - RAFVR - Rochdale Crematorium, Lancashire.
    STRANGE, Herbert Raymond - F/O (Nav/WoP) - 153290 - RAFVR - Winchester (Magdalen Hill), Hampshire.
    THOMAS, William Arthur - F/S (WOM-A/G) - 1575800 - RAFVR - Lower Mitton (St. Michael), Worcestershire. [CWRC = 206Sqdn].

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    UK
    DAVIES, Thomas William - AC2c - 2203359 - RAFVR - Llanfihangel-Ar-Arth(Pencader), Carmarthenshire.
    MONCUR, Alfred Keith - Sgt(Flt/Engr) - 1574423 - RAFVR - Dundee Eastern Necropolis, Angus. [ Stirling III - EF444 - 1661 HCU ].

    ZIMBANWE
    HEPTINSTALL, John Victor - F/L (Pilot) - 66569 - RAFVR - Harare (Pioneer), Zimbabwe.

    Alex

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    Hello,

    UK (1) - 1575800 F/S William Arthur THOMAS RAFVR:

    F/S THOMAS was aboard No.206 Sqn Liberator GR.VI EV873, which crashed and exploded on take-off at Leuchars, on 20-7-1944. Only two survivors.

    64914 F/L (Pilot) James Douglas HANCOCK RAFVR +
    J/28995 F/O (Pilot) Archie TULLOCH RCAF + *
    1586999 Sgt (Flt. Eng.) George Alfred GIRLING RAFVR +
    1672465 Sgt (Nav./B) Dennis BRAITHWAITE RAFVR +
    1575800 F/S (W.Op.Mech./Air Gnr.) William Arthur THOMAS RAFVR +
    AUS422734 F/S (W.Op./Air Gnr.) John Charles Lindesay SMALL RAAF +
    AUS420713 F/S (W.Op./Air Gnr.) Edward Patrick SMITH RAAF +
    1877699 Sgt (Air Gnr.) Charles John GREENHILL RAFVR +
    1481202 F/S () William Royston HOYLE RAFVR - Slightly injured **
    R/174810 F/S () Joseph Albert NADEAU RCAF - Slightly injured **

    * F/O Tulloch's twin-brother, J/28996 Stewart Tulloch RCAF (also of No.206 Sqn), was killed in the crash of Liberator GR.VI EV887 at St Andrew's Bay, Fife, on 2-12-1944.

    ** Hoyle (later DFM), and Nadeau RCAF (later P/O. J/90270), were later posted missing on 28/29-9-1944, when No.206 Sqn Liberator GR.VI EV885 failed to return from a patrol.

    Col.
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    Hi

    ITALY
    RENWICK, Anthony - AC1 - 62 SU.

    UK
    DANNATT, Gwendoline Joan - LACW - probably killed in a V-1 attack on London, his death being registered in Westminster.
    LORD, Raymond Walter Grenville - F/L (Pilot U/T) - killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, ND183 of No 54 OTU, which crashed near Belford Station in Northumberland after control was lost in cloud on a night training flight.
    STRANGE, Herbert Raymond - F/O (Nav/WoP) - see Lord.
    DAVIES, Thomas William - AC2 - killed whilst flying in Oxford II, X7278 of No 21 (P) AFU, which crashed near Adderley in Shropshire.
    MONCUR, Alfred Keith - Sgt(Flt/Eng) - Stirling III - EF444 - 1661 HCU ].

    ZIMBANWE
    HEPTINSTALL, John Victor - F/L (Pilot) - probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3169 of the CFS (SR), which was lost on this date.

    Malcolm

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    Renwick and Dannatt were both listed as DOAS. http://skynet.ie/~dan/war/flightsa/1...nscription.htm
    Dennis Burke
    - Dublin

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

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    Hello

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    DANNATT, Gwendoline Joan - LACW - 2053183 - the Yorkshire Post of August 4th 1944 confirms that she lost her life due to enemy action.

    Regards

    Simon

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    Default The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    CORRECTION to Gwendoline Joan Dannatt 2053183

    She was killed when she fell 40 feet off a ledge at her office at Hallam Street, westminster, whilst attempting to retrieve a document she had seen there

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    Default Re: The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    Anthony Renwick 1038252 , attached to Number 62 SP, died in Number 33 British general hospital of malaria

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    Default Re: The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    Gilbert Lawrence Marshall 1233704 , was Fatally injured when a case of bombs exploded whilst being placed on a launch for disposal at sea. He was admitted to Number 98 General hospital where he died the same day

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    Default Re: The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    A series of files on the Rhodesian Air Force has just appeared on Air Britain Digital Archive by Dave Newnham

    Hawker Hurricane

    P3169 Hawker Hurricane F.1 Jun-44 RATG, CFS (SR) Norton Crashed 26-Jul-44 Norton (fatal)

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    Default Re: 440720 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 20-7-1944

    So it seems that Dave Newnham has the incorrect date.
    Paul, are you happy to let him know?

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