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    440910 - Unaccounted Airmen - 10-9-1944

    From Henk's List -

    FRANCE
    BRADBURY, Robert - P/O(Pilot) - 182408 - RAFVR - Clichy Northern Cemetery,Hauts-de-Seine, France.
    HARRISON, Frederick - Cpl - 1184309 - RAFVR - Hermanville War Cemetery, Calvados, France.
    OLFORD, Frank Rendle - F/O - 171221 - RAFVR - Clichy Northern Cemetery, Hauts-de-Seine, France.

    UK
    DARLINGTON, Francis William - Cpl - 630466 - RAF - Old Kilpatrick Parish Churchyard, Dunbartonshire.
    WALKER, George - LAC - 54527 - RAF - Llantwit Major cemetery, Glamorganshire.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    EGYPT
    HUFTON, Raymond Phillip - LAC - 1808554 - RAFVR - Alexandria (Chatby) Military & War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.

    INDIA
    PLAYFORD, Jack - P/O (Pilot) - 175969 - D.F.M - RAFVR - Delhi War Cemetery, India.

    SINGAPORE
    ISMAIL BIN HAMID - AC2c - 785666 - RAFVR - Singapore Memorial, Singapore.

    SYRIA
    ANDREWS, John Richard - AC1c - 1295259 - RAFVR - Aleppo War Cemetery, Syria.

    ZIMBABWE
    THOMSON, Alexander Stuart - AC2c - 1568503 - RAFVR - Harare (Pioneer) cemetery, Zimbabwe.

    Alex

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    Hello

    Blaskett was a fitter with No. 6197 Servicing Echelon, in charge of the maintenance of the Typhoons of No. 197 Squadron. He lost his life in a traffic accident, but I've never been able to find any more details about the accident (location, vehicles involved, etc...)

    Joss

    PS : sorry, wrong post ! Will put it on the correct message !
    Last edited by jossleclercq; 15th June 2014 at 10:57. Reason: adding PS

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    Hi

    FRANCE
    BRADBURY, Robert - P/O(Pilot) - probably killed whilst flying in Auster V, RT492 of No 85 Grp Comm Sqn, which spun into the ground shortly after taking off from Orly.
    HARRISON, Frederick - Cpl - 6210 BD Flt.
    OLFORD, Frank Rendle - F/O - see Bradbury.

    UK
    DARLINGTON, Francis William - Cpl - not Eng/Wales?
    WALKER, George - LAC - registered in Ilford?.

    EGYPT
    HUFTON, Raymond Phillip - LAC - HQ ME.

    INDIA
    PLAYFORD, Jack - P/O (Pilot) - 135 RSU.

    Malcolm

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    Francis William Darlington died of Tuberculosis in Hairmyers Hospital East Kilbride.

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    While he wasn't listed above, Corp. Clifford Norman RANCE 1175203 died in "C M hospital" after a short illness. Buried on September 11th in Quetta Cemetery.

    Sourced from 84 Sqn ORB for Sep 1944.
    Dennis Burke
    - Dublin

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    Hello

    WALKER, George - LAC - 54527 - he's missing a number in his S/No - 547527.

    Regards

    Simon

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