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    Default 441005 - Unaccounted Airmen - 5-10-1944

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    441005 - Unaccounted Airmen - 5-10-1944

    From Henk's List -

    BANGLADESH
    GRIFFITHS, Percival Stanley - P/O (Pilot) - 175400 - RAFVR - Maynamati War Cemetery, Bangladesh.
    MERRITT, Kenneth Jesse - F/L(Nav) - 115611 - RAFVR - Maynamati War Cemetery, Bangladesh.
    SMITH, Eric - Sgt (WoP-A/G) - 972738 - RAFVR - Maynamati War Cemetery, Bangladesh.

    ITALY
    CHIAPPA-SINCLAIR, Alfred Joseph - F/L - 69971 - RAFVR - Naples War Cemetery, Italy. medical officer at a mobile field hospital, South of France (died from injuries as the result of an accident).
    See: http://www.unithistories.com/officer...icers_C01.html
    ROSS, William - Sgt(A/G) - 1596612 - RAFVR - Bari War Cemetery, Italy.

    NETHERLANDS
    WESSON, Durham Meux - LAC - 1414379 - RAFVR - Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery, Gelderland, Netherlands.

    SOUTH AFRICA
    YEOMANS, Roy Peter John - AC2c - 338272 - RAFVR - Port Elizabeth (South End) Cemetery, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

    UK
    BARRETT, Denis John - F/L - 71108 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey. [ F Section SOE, MiD, Croix de Guerre , executed Buchenwald, Germany ].
    http://www.specialforcesroh.com/show...nis+John+71108
    COOPER, W - AC1c - 1553142 - RAFVR - St. Ninians (Bannockburn) Parish Burial Ground, Stirlingshire.
    MURPHY, Peter - LAC - 534735 - RAFVR - Hendon Cemetery & Crematorium, Middlesex.
    SYMONS, Philip George - LAC - 1533143 - RAFVR - Grantham Cemetery, Lincolnshire.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    EGYPT
    TOPLIS, James Leslie - Sgt (Nav/Bomber) - 1621988 - RAFVR - Alexandria (Chatby) Military & War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.
    WRIGHT, Leonard - Sgt (A/G) - 1591386 - RAFVR - Alexandria (Chatby) Military & War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.

    UK
    AYRES, Cyril George - Sgt (Flt/Engr) - 1817751 - RAFVR - Mansfield (Nottingham Road) Cemetery, Nottinghamshire. [ Halifax II - JN886 - 1666 HCU ].

    Alex

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    Hi

    BANGLADESH
    GRIFFITHS, Percival Stanley - P/O (Pilot) - probably killed whilst flying in Anson I, LV149 of No 3 TAF Comm Flt, which crashed near Agartala after a wing broke off in flight.
    MERRITT, Kenneth Jesse - F/L(Nav) - see Griffiths.
    SMITH, Eric - Sgt (WoP-A/G) - see Griffiths.

    ITALY
    ROSS, William - Sgt(A/G) - possibly 209 Group

    NETHERLANDS
    WESSON, Durham Meux - LAC - HQ 83 Group.

    SOUTH AFRICA
    YEOMANS, Roy Peter John - AC2 - 48 Air School.


    EGYPT
    TOPLIS, James Leslie - Sgt (Nav/Bomber) - probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW682 of No 75 OTU, which flew into the ground during a night take off from Gianaclis.
    WRIGHT, Leonard - Sgt (A/G) - see Toplis.

    UK
    COOPER, W - AC1 - not Eng/Wales.
    MURPHY, Peter - LAC - registered in Luton.
    SYMONS, Philip George - LAC - registered in Grantham.
    AYRES, Cyril George - Sgt (Flt/Engr) - Halifax II - JN886 - 1666 HCU ].

    Malcolm

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    Hello

    COOPER, W - AC1c - 1553142 - the Stirling Observer of October 12th 1944 carried an announcement of his death which records him as Billy, and that he died at Ruchill Hospital, Glasgow.

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    Cooper died from Pulmonary TB

    Malcolm

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

    William Ross 1596612c, attached to Number 205 Group , died in Number 4 RAF General Hospital of malaria

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