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    440829 - Unaccounted Airwomen & Airmen - 29-8-1944

    From Henk's List -

    WAAF
    EGYPT
    COOPER, Edna Lily May - LACW - 2011598 - WAAF - Moascar War Cemetery, Egypt. [ Henk notes - Halifax II - JB786 for her brother - Sgt(Flt/Engr) Edwin George, Cooper, 1219550 -RAFVR - 35 Sqdn - 24-8-1943].
    UK
    THOMLINSON, Edna Mae (Cleveland, Ohio,USA) - LACW - 2149822 - WAAF - Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery, Somerset. [ Oxford - 15 PAFU hit Controllers van ,possibly N6322 ? ].

    FRANCE
    PEARSON, Lawrence - LAC - 1674627 - RAFVR - Bayeux War Cemetery, Calvados, France.

    UK
    WHITE, John Henry - F/L - 78852 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.


    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    CANADA
    FLOOD, David - F/S - 1550839 - RAFVR - St. John's (Mount Pleasant) Cemetery, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada.
    KABIN, Vladimir John - Captain - RAF Transport Command - St. John's (Mount Pleasant) Cemetery, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada.
    SHELDRICK, Thomas Tweed - Sgt - 1311000 - RAFVR - St. John's (Mount Pleasant) Cemetery, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada.

    SOUTH AFRICA
    BLACKMORE, Derek John - P/O - 181188 - RAFVR - Thaba Tshwane (New) Military Cemetery, Gauteng, South Africa. [ Hurricane - 5324 - 11 OTU ].

    UK
    PHILPOTT, John Norman - W/O (Pilot) - 658073 - RAF - Weston-Super-Mare Cemetery, Somerset.

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    The Canada casualties were on Mitchell KJ584 along with civilian airman Vladimir John Kabin. Crash on night take off Gander.
    Ocean Bridge, Carl Christie
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    Hi

    EGYPT
    COOPER, Edna Lily May - LACW - Ismailia
    FRANCE
    PEARSON, Lawrence - LAC - 483 GCC.

    CANADA

    SOUTH AFRICA
    BLACKMORE, Derek John - P/O - Hurricane - 5324 - 11 OTU ].

    UK
    THOMLINSON, Edna Mae (Cleveland, Ohio,USA) - LACW - registered in Dorchester
    PHILPOTT, John Norman - W/O (Pilot) - probably killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JR301 of No 3 TEU, which crashed in a forced landing near Kewstoke in Somerset following an engine failure.
    WHITE, John Henry - F/L - not listed in GRO lists or Eng/Wales.

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    Hello All,
    This one is fairly unusual:-
    THOMLINSON, Edna Mae (Cleveland, Ohio,USA) - LACW - registered in Dorchester.
    Lot of American blokes joined the RAF (in one guise or another!), but what was this blokess doing?
    Anybody know?
    Rgds
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    Hi Peter,

    We had a bit of a toss round on 12 o'clock high to see if she was in the runway control caravan

    http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showthread.php?p=180108

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    Ross, Hi,
    Tks dat!
    Presumably (the Death Word in this game?!!) if she was in the WAAF then she would have had a Pers File and/or a Service Record? I might even - at one stage - have thought about punting/committing 30 to get sight of the minimum from Disclosures, it is such an unusual case!! But, if I had still been in HMQ's employ I would have gone, via the 'back-door', to the Air Attache in the US Embassy!! Her Death Date is, after all, only a couple of months after D-Day! There is good media kudos for that at this time. The US Air Attache could have got one of his/her minions to obtain this without any probs!! LOL LOL! One can but dream?!!
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    Hi,
    PHILPOTT, John Norman - W/O (Pilot) 658073 - Typhoon IB, JR301, No 3 TEU

    http://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=18793 :
    Mosquito Mk.VI HJ792 (G-AGKR) Missing between Gothenburg and Leuchars.
    Crew:
    Capt. (78852) John Henry WHITE (pilot) RAFVR - killed
    (71487) John Conleth GAFFNEY (obs/rad.) RAFVR - killed

    Mojmir

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