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    440822 - Unaccounted Airmen - 22-8-1944

    From Henk's List -

    FRANCE
    ASH, Sydney George - Cpl (Groundcrew) - 1354297 - RAFVR - Bayeux War Cemetery, Calvados, France.
    MILLS, Harold - Sgt (Groundcrew) - 1152060 - RAFVR - Bayeux War Cemetery, Calvados, France.
    NICHOLS, Douglas Thomas - Sgt (Groundcrew) - 1282818 - RAFVR - Bayeux War Cemetery, Calvados, France.
    RIDPATH, Andrew - Cpl (Groundcrew) - 1106808 - RAFVR - Bayeux War Cemetery, Calvados, France.

    ITALY
    NAYLOR, William Henry - LAC - 1541909 - RAFVR - Naples War Cemetery, Italy.
    ROBERTS, John Morris - LAC - 1061976 - RAFVR - Naples War Cemetery, Italy.

    MALTA
    HINCHCLIFFE, Raymond Leonard - W/O - 1214022 - RAFVR - Malta Memorial, Malta.

    UK
    AULD, William - F/O (Nav) - 130586 - D F C - RAFVR - Chester (Blacon ) Cheshire.
    ERICKSEN, Ronald Neal (Ron) - F/S (WoP-A/G) - 620554 - RAF - Roby (St. Bartholomew) Churchyard, Huyton-with-Roby, Lancashire.
    FIRTH, George - Sgt(Nav) - 1207021 - RAFVR - Bradford (Scholemoor) Cemetery, Yorkshire.
    GRIFFITHS, Joseph LAC - 22108 - M S M - RAF - Birmingham Mun icipal Crematorium, Warwickshire.
    GRIMSHAW, Bert - F/L (Pilot) - 108606 - D F C - RAFVR - Blackpool (Carleton) Cemetery, Lancashire.
    HAINES, John James - P/O - 170047 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.
    McMILLAN, David Blain - P/O - 143294 - RAF - Edinburgh (Warriston) Crematorium, Edinburgh.
    WHEATLAND, Arthur James - F/L - 100696 - RAFVR - Hove Old Cemetery, Sussex.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    CANADA
    DESMOND, Sydney - AC1c - RAFVR - Montreal Baron De Hirsch Memorial Pank, Quebec, Canada.

    SRI LANKA
    PARRY, Reginald Charles - Sqdn/Ldr - 44104 - M i D - RAF - Colombo, (Liveramentu ) Cemetery, Sri Lanka.

    SOUTH AFRICA
    ALLTON, Frank - Sgt - 1583318 - RAFVR - Thaba Tshwane (New) Military Cemetery, Gauteng, South Africa.[ Hurricane 5262 - 11 OTU ].

    UK
    FORSYTH, William Whyte - Sgt - 1567324 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.
    PILLING, John - Sgt - 1537020 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.

    Alex

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    FRANCE
    ASH, Sydney George - Cpl (Groundcrew) - 6235 BD Flt.
    MILLS, Harold - Sgt (Groundcrew) - 83 Group.
    NICHOLS, Douglas Thomas - Sgt (Groundcrew) - 83 Group.
    RIDPATH, Andrew - Cpl (Groundcrew) - 83 Group.

    ITALY
    NAYLOR, William Henry - LAC - 3 BPD.
    ROBERTS, John Morris - LAC - 3 BPD.

    MALTA
    HINCHCLIFFE, Raymond Leonard - W/O - 3 ADU.

    CANADA
    DESMOND, Sydney - AC1 - RAFVR - 45 Group.

    SRI LANKA
    PARRY, Reginald Charles - Sqdn/Ldr - 183 Signals Wing.

    SOUTH AFRICA
    ALLTON, Frank - Sgt - Hurricane 5262 - 11 OTU ].

    UK
    AULD, William - F/O (Nav) - killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ699 of No CNS, which flew into Tower Mountain at Trevor, Pontcysylt near Wrexham.
    ERICKSEN, Ronald Neal (Ron) - F/S (WoP-A/G) - see Auld.
    FIRTH, George - Sgt(Nav) - killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF517 of No 105 OTU, which descended through cloud and flew into high ground at Romsley.
    GRIFFITHS, Joseph LAC - registered in Birmingham.
    GRIMSHAW, Bert - F/L (Pilot) - see Auld.
    HAINES, John James - P/O - not in GRO lists.
    McMILLAN, David Blain - P/O - not Eng/Wales?.
    WHEATLAND, Arthur James - F/L - registered in Oxford.
    FORSYTH, William Whyte - Sgt - probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF683 of No 3 OADU, which ditched off Sines in Portugal following an engine failure.
    PILLING, John - Sgt - see Forsyth.

    Malcolm

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    DESMOND, Sydney - AC1 - 1154956 - shown as DOAS in Casualty Communique 461 - Flight 18 Jan 1945

    Martyn

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    McMILLAN, David Blain - P/O - 143294 - the National Probate Calendar records that he died at Liberton, Edinburgh.

    WHEATLAND, Arthur James - F/L - 100696 - the National Probate Calendar records that he died at the Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford. His death was reported in the Worthing Gazette of August 30th, which records that he died after a short illness. A captain in the First World War, he joined the R.A.F. after the start of World War Two, joining the ground staff.

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    McMillan - He had been discharged from the RAF when he died in Southfield Sanatorium, Liberton from pulmonary tuberculosis.

    Malcolm

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