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    441026 - Unaccounted Airmen - 26-10-1944

    From Henk's List -

    EGYPT
    ANSELL, Alfred James - Sgt - 1831778 - RAFVR - Heliopolis War Cemetery, Egypt. [ see 27th October 1944 ].

    UK
    LEADBITTER, George - LAC - 1483819 - RAFVR - Sunderland (Mere Knolls ) Cemetery, Durham.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    EGYPT
    CARTER, Robert Richard - Cpl - 914879 - RAFVR - Alexandria (Chatby) Military & War Cemetery, Egypt.

    INDIA
    GILBERT, Charles Lennox - Gp/Capt - RAF - Ranchi War Cemetery, India.

    SIERRA LEONE
    MOBBS, Donald Edward - F/L - 123604 - RAFVR - Blama (Roman Catholic Mission ) Churchyard, Sierra Leone.

    SOUTH AFRICA
    GRANT, Eric Manson - AC1c - 1675664 - RAFVR - Vereeniging old Town Cemetery, Gauteng, South Africa. [ Harvard - 7078 - 22 AS ].

    UK
    HENFREY, Wilson - Sgt - 350915 - RAF - Deeping St. James Cemetery, Lincolnshire. [ Henk's list had 25th October 1944].

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    EGYPT
    CARTER, Robert Richard - Cpl - HQ FE.

    INDIA
    GILBERT, Charles Lennox - Gp/Capt - 230 Group (OC?).

    SIERRA LEONE
    MOBBS, Donald Edward - F/L - AHQ West Africa.

    SOUTH AFRICA
    GRANT, Eric Manson - AC1 - He committed suicide by taking Harvard IIA, 7078 (ex, EX296) of No 22 AS, which and spinning into the ground, he was not a student pilot.

    UK
    LEADBITTER, George - LAC - registered in Newark.
    HENFREY, Wilson - Sgt - CWGC states 26, registered in Bourne.

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    LEADBITTER, GEORGE
    Rank: Leading Aircraftman
    Service No: 1483819
    Date of Death: 26/10/1944
    Age: 23
    Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
    Grave Reference: Ward 28.B. Grave 5272.
    Cemetery: SUNDERLAND (MERE KNOLLS) CEMETERY
    Additional Information: Son of Edward and Florence Leadbitter, of Southwick, Sunderland. Died at RAF Wigsley from a subarachnoid haemorrhage caused by a burst aneurysm.

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    Mobbs is listed as Died of Wounds of injuries received on Active service

    https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=...J3AtoQ6AEILzAB

    same here but the OCR never picked up on the name in that section
    https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarch...0-%200463.html

    And he is General Duties branch
    Last edited by dennis_burke; 4th September 2019 at 16:03.
    Dennis Burke
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    Foreign Aircrew and Aircraft Ireland 1939-1945
    www.ww2irishaviation.com

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