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    441028 - Unaccounted Airmen - 28-10-1944

    From Henk's List -

    BAHAMAS
    BENTICK, Raymond Cyril Walter - Sgt (WoP-A/G) - 1603964 - RAFVR - Nassau War Cemetery, Bahamas. [ Mitchell II - FW148 - 111 OTU ].
    CARBERRY, John - Sgt (WoP) - 1522659 - RAFVR - Nassau War Cemetery, Bahamas. [ Mitchell II - FW148 - 111 OTU ].
    FOREMAN, Arthur Henry - F/O(Pilot) - 55632 - RAF - Nassau War Cemetery, Bahamas. [ Mitchell II - FW148 - 111 OTU ].
    LEWIS, Robert Stanley - Sgt(WoP-A/G) - 1523173 - RAFVR - Nassau War Cemetery, Bahamas. [ Mitchell II - FW148 - 111 OTU ].
    WOODESON, Leslie Somerville - P/O (Nav) - 165240 - RAFVR - Nassau War Cemetery, Bahamas. [ Mitchell II - FW148 - 111 OTU ].

    ITALY
    BROADBENT, Walter Rule - LAC - 1561060 - RAFVR - Caserta War Cemetery, Italy.

    UK
    LAING-MEASON, Patrick Beverley ("Paddy") - Sqdn/Ldr (Pilot) - 103564 - RAFVR - Northwood Cemetery, Middlesex.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    BAHAMAS
    BARTLETT, Ernest Roy - F/O (Pilot) - 157831 - RAFVR - Nassau War Cemetery, Bahamas. [ See Henk's for 27th October 1944 ] -
    [ Mitchell II - FW148 - 111 OTU ].
    http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/sho...u-War-Cemetery

    EGYPT
    VAUGHAN, Alfred John - Cpl - 540407 - RAF - Alexandria (Chatby) Military & War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.

    SINGAPORE
    LILLEY, Edward Wilson - F/L - 49567 - RAF - Singapore memorial, Singapore.
    LUCK, Rolf Cardale - F/L - 112349 - D.F.C - RAFVR - Singapore memorial, Singapore.
    OXLEY, Albert - F/S - 577571 - RAF - Singapore Memorial, Singapore.

    UK
    BAILEY, Eric Hargreaves - Sgt (A/G) - 1818101 - RAFVR - Burnley Cemetery, Lancashire.
    BAKER, Arthur Fred - Sgt (A/G) - 2235491 - RAFVR - Tisbury (St. John the baptist) churchyard, Wiltshire. [ Wellington X - HF465 - 12 OTU ].
    CHARLES, Gwilym - Sgt (Air Bomber) - 1131655 - RAFVR - Rhosllannerchrugog cemetery, Denbighshire. [ Wellington X - NC554 - 19 OTU ].
    DAVIS, Henry John - W/O (Nav) - 580766 - RAF - Coventry (Canley) Crematorium, Warwickshire.
    DEAN, Joel Frederick - F/L (Pilot) - 111527 - RAFVR - Bebington Cemetery, Cheshire.
    FORD, John Wood - Sgt (A/G) - 1827160 - RAFVR - Lennel Old Churchyard, Berwickshire. [ Stirling III - LJ586 - 1661 HCU ].
    GLASGOW, John James - Sgt (Nav) - 1581293 - RAFVR - Coventry (Canley) Crematorium, Warwickshire. [ Stirling III - EE907 - 1661 HCU ].
    HARRISON, Laurence Edwin - Sgt (Air bomber) - 1267694 - RAFVR - Chingford Mount Cemetery, Essex. [ Wellington X - HF465 - 12 OTU ].
    HOLMES, Cecil Frank - P/O (Nav/bomber) - 165695 - RAFVR - Richmond Cemetery, Surrey. [ Wellington X - HF465 - 12 OTU ].
    JOHNSTON, Thomas Nicholson Cowan - Sgt (Air Bomber) - 1523033 - RAFVR - Newcastle-Upon-Tyne (St. John's Westgate & Elswick) Cemetery, Northumberland. [ Stirling III - LJ586 - 1661 HCU ].
    MacLEOD, Ian - F/L (Pilot) - 149317 - RAFVR - Cumbernauld Cemetery, Dunbartonshire. [ Wellington X - NC554 - 19 OTU ].
    MILNE, James David - Sgt (Radio Op_Air) - 1892981 - RAFVR - Lambeth Cemetery, London. [ Wellington X - HF465 - 12 OTU ].
    REED, Robert - Sgt (WoP-A/G) - 1590929 - RAFVR - Hartlepool (Stranton) Cemetery, Durham. [ Stirling III - EE907 - 1661 HCU ].
    ROBERTSON, James - F/O (Nav) - 155090 - D.F.C - RAFVR - Elgin New Cemetery, Moray. [ Stirling III - EE907 - 1661 HCU ].
    SMITH, Walter Braithwaite - P/O (WoP) - 55928 - RAF - Coventry (Canley) Crematorium, Warwickshire.
    TIMPERLEY, Leonard Joseph - F/S (Pilot) - 1544917 - RAFVR - Chester (Blacon) Cemetery, Cheshire. [ Wellington X - HF465 - 12 OTU ].
    WHITELEY, Ronald - Sgt(A/G) - 2228282 - RAFVR - Rochdale Crematorium, Lancashire. [ Wellington X - HF465 - 12 OTU ].

    Alex

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    Dean, Davis and Smith were killed aboard Wellington LP665 of No.105 (T) OTU which crashed near Haltwhistle, Northumberland.
    Alan Clark

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    http://www.peakdistrictaircrashes.co.uk/

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    Hello,

    SINGAPORE - LILLEY, LUCK & OXLEY (Alex, You seem to have omitted 1186109 W/O Alexander ADAMS RAFVR).

    27/28 October 1944
    No.240 Sqn (No.302 FTU)
    Catalina IVB JX338

    Missing

    112349 F/L Rolf Cardale LUCK DFC RAFVR +
    49567 F/L Edward Wilson LILLEY RAF +
    1186109 W/O Alexander ADAMS RAFVR +
    904415 F/S Jack CHAMBERLAIN RAFVR + (240 Sqn.)
    1555612 W/O Arthur JAMIE RAFVR + (240 Sqn.)
    141350 F/O Douglas Cowan MOORE RAF + (240 Sqn.)
    1344910 F/S John Desmond McAREE RAFVR + (240 Sqn.)
    577571 F/S Albert OXLEY RAF +
    J/21516 F/L George William SELLARS RCAF + (240 Sqn.)

    All commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

    Col.
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    Further to Col's post about JX338, the 240 Sqn ORB has this brief entry:

    Operation “Barnowl” concluded – aircraft K/240 (F/Lt R.C. Luck D.F.C.) failed to return from the operation.

    Regards

    Simon

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    Hi


    BAHAMAS
    BENTICK, Raymond Cyril Walter - Sgt (WoP-A/G) - Mitchell II - FW148 - 111 OTU ].
    CARBERRY, John - Sgt (WoP) - Mitchell II - FW148 - 111 OTU ].
    FOREMAN, Arthur Henry - F/O(Pilot) - Mitchell II - FW148 - 111 OTU ].
    LEWIS, Robert Stanley - Sgt(WoP-A/G) - Mitchell II - FW148 - 111 OTU ].
    WOODESON, Leslie Somerville - P/O (Nav) - Mitchell II - FW148 - 111 OTU ].

    ITALY
    BROADBENT, Walter Rule - LAC - ME Comms Sqn.

    EGYPT
    VAUGHAN, Alfred John - Cpl - 5451 Wing.

    UK
    LAING-MEASON, Patrick Beverley ("Paddy") - Sqdn/Ldr (Pilot) - registered in Uxbridge.
    BAILEY, Eric Hargreaves - Sgt (A/G) - Stirling III - LJ586 - 1661 HCU.
    BAKER, Arthur Fred - Sgt (A/G) - Wellington X - HF465 - 12 OTU ].
    CHARLES, Gwilym - Sgt (Air Bomber) - Wellington X - NC554 - 19 OTU ].
    FORD, John Wood - Sgt (A/G) - Stirling III - LJ586 - 1661 HCU ].
    GLASGOW, John James - Sgt (Nav) - Stirling III - EE907 - 1661 HCU ].
    HARRISON, Laurence Edwin - Sgt (Air bomber) - Wellington X - HF465 - 12 OTU ].
    HOLMES, Cecil Frank - P/O (Nav/bomber) - Wellington X - HF465 - 12 OTU ].
    JOHNSTON, Thomas Nicholson Cowan - Sgt (Air Bomber) - Stirling III - LJ586 - 1661 HCU ].
    MacLEOD, Ian - F/L (Pilot) - Wellington X - NC554 - 19 OTU ].
    MILNE, James David - Sgt (Radio Op_Air) - Wellington X - HF465 - 12 OTU ].
    REED, Robert - Sgt (WoP-A/G) - Stirling III - EE907 - 1661 HCU ].
    ROBERTSON, James - F/O (Nav) - Stirling III - EE907 - 1661 HCU ].
    TIMPERLEY, Leonard Joseph - F/S (Pilot) - Wellington X - HF465 - 12 OTU ].
    WHITELEY, Ronald - Sgt(A/G) - Wellington X - HF465 - 12 OTU ].

    Malcolm

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