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    Hello,

    440924 - Unaccounted Airmen - 24-9-1944

    From Henk's List -

    FRANCE
    GRAYSON, Albert - LAC - 1277962 - RAFVR - St. Sever Cemetery, Extension, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France.

    ITALY
    POTOCNIK, J - (Yugoslavian) - AC2c - 791249 - RAFVR - Sangro River War Cemetery, Italy.

    UK
    BEARD, Anthony Austin - F/O (Pilot) - 153415 - RAFVR - Thame (St. Mary) Churchyard, Oxfordshire.
    DUDLEY, John Dudley Edward - Sqdn/Ldr - 72649 - RAFVR - St. Albans (Hatfield Road) Cemetery, Hertfordshire.
    FINDING, Stanley - LAC - 1423981 - RAFVR - Weston-Super-Mare Cemetery, Somerset.
    WYATT, Daniel Charles George - Cpl - 523528 - RAF - Dartford (Watling Street) Cemetery, Kent.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    GERMANY
    KORER, Ralph - F/L (Pilot) - 119790 - RAFVR - Rheinberg War Cemetery, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. [ Dakota - KG653 - 1 FU ].
    VEARY, Lionel Alfred - P/O (Nav) - 165184 - RAFVR - Rheinberg War Cemetery, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. [ Dakota - KG653 - 1 FU ]. ( CWGC site has name as VEARY, but Colin Cummings "Though Without Anger" has VEARLEY ).

    UK
    COLEMAN, Sydney Francis - Sgt (Air Bomber) - 1339954 - RAFVR - Frome (Holy Trinity) Churchyard, Sommerset. [ Wellington X - LP826 - 85 OTU ].
    HARPER, Charles - Sgt(A/G) - 1829682 - RAFVR - Kirkconnel Cemetery, Dumfriesshire. [ Wellington X - LP826 - 85 OTU ].
    JONES, Thomas William - Sgt(A/G) - 3031716 - RAFVR - Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery, Glamorganshire. [ Wellington X - LP826 - 85 OTU ].
    SAUNDERS, Frederick Charles - Sgt (Radio Op-Air) - 1852883 - RAFVR - Clevedon Cemetery, Somerset. [ Wellington X - LP826 - 85 OTU ].
    WILTON, Alan Henry - Sgt(Pilot) - 1587833 - RAFVR - Bristol (Canford) Cemetery, Gloucestershire. [ Wellington X - LP826 - 85 OTU ].

    YEMEN
    AUSTRIN, Alfred Richard - LAC - 1050466 - RAFVR - Maala Cemetery, Yemen. [ Passenger - Hudson VI - EW881 - Aden CU ].
    DAWSON, Sidney Kenneth - LAC - 1802858 - RAFVR - Maala Cemetery, Yemen. [ Passenger - Hudson VI - EW881 - Aden CU ].
    HUNTER, Charles Joseph John - Sgt (Pilot) - 1808875 - RAFVR - Maala Cemetery, Yemen. [ Crew - Hudson VI - EW881 - Aden CU ].
    McHUGH, James Thomas - LAC - 645341 - RAF - Maala Cemetery, Yemen. [ Passenger - Hudson VI - EW881 - Aden CU ].
    MORRIS, Ernest Cecil - Cpl - 1416856 - RAFVR - Maala Cemetery, Yemen. [ Passenger - Hudson VI - EW881 - Aden CU ].
    QUICK, Alfred Ernest - LAC - 1474152 - RAFVR - Maala Cemetery, Yemen.[ Passenger - Hudson VI - EW881 - Aden CU ].

    Alex

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    Hi

    FRANCE
    GRAYSON, Albert - LAC - 6409 SE.

    ITALY
    POTOCNIK, J - (Yugoslavian) - AC2 - not listed in GRO lists.

    GERMANY
    KORER, Ralph - F/L (Pilot) - Dakota - KG653 - 1 FU ].
    VEARY, Lionel Alfred - P/O (Nav) - Dakota - KG653 - 1 FU ]. ( CWGC site has name as VEARY, but Colin Cummings "Though Without Anger" has VEARLEY ).

    UK
    BEARD, Anthony Austin - F/O (Pilot) - registered in North Cotswolds.
    DUDLEY, John Dudley Edward - Sqdn/Ldr - registered in .
    FINDING, Stanley - LAC - registered in Blackpool.
    WYATT, Daniel Charles George - Cpl - registered in Maidstone.
    COLEMAN, Sydney Francis - Sgt (Air Bomber) - Wellington X - LP826 - 85 OTU ].
    HARPER, Charles - Sgt(A/G) - Wellington X - LP826 - 85 OTU ].
    JONES, Thomas William - Sgt(A/G) - Wellington X - LP826 - 85 OTU ].
    SAUNDERS, Frederick Charles - Sgt (Radio Op-Air) - Wellington X - LP826 - 85 OTU ].
    WILTON, Alan Henry - Sgt(Pilot) - Wellington X - LP826 - 85 OTU ].

    Malcolm

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    Dudley's death was registered in St Alban's district
    Probate calender says 'died on war service' and Died on Active service in the Flight magazine 2nd Feb 1945 (Cas Comm 472)

    Hard to find him as the whole section was OCR'd as gibberish, gaps between all letters etc etc


    Also this new thread related to A A beard
    http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/sho...led-24-09-1944
    Last edited by dennis_burke; 9th May 2019 at 13:26.
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    Hello

    DUDLEY, John Dudley Edward - Sqdn/Ldr - 72649 - an announcement in the Western Mail of September 28th 1944 records that he died at St. Albans after a short illness.

    WYATT, Daniel Charles George - Cpl - 523528 - the National Probate Calendar record that he died at Preston Hall Sanatorium, Aylesford, Kent.

    Regards

    Simon

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    Default Re: 440924 - Unaccounted Airmen - 24-9-1944

    Albert Grayson, 1279962 accidently drowned see facebook plugin comment for details

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

    Jose Potocnik 791249 , an MT driver attached to 352 squadron, was killed at 22:45 hours 1 mile south of Campo Marino when he was struck from behind by a vehicle whilst off duty

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

    Daniel Charles George Wyatt 523528 , a medically discharged airman at the time of his death, died in the Preston Hall Sanatorium, Aylesford, of miliary tuberculosis

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

    Stanley Finding 1423981 , attached to Number 5 PDC, was admitted dangerously ill to SSQ at Park House, RAF Blackpool on 23 September, where he died if an arachnoid haemorrhage

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

    Hi

    24-Sep 1944 - LAC GRAYSON, ALBERT (1277962) age: 33 RAFVR - He was serving with No 6409 SE and was a member of the No 148 Wing Recce Party en-route to B.68 Le Culot, when he accidentally drowned at Eay-sur-Eure when he fell through an unmarked hole in a bridge.

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