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    450110 - Unaccounted Airmen - 10-01-1945

    From Henk's List -

    ITALY
    DAVIES, Ralph - F/O (Pilot) - 141357 - RAFVR - Bari War Cemetery, Italy.

    UK
    BOLTON, William Frederick - AC2c - 1878942 - RAFVR - Putney Vale Cemetery & Crematorium, London.
    CAMPIN, Kenneth Charles - Sgt (Air Bomber ) - 1578842 - RAFVR - Marston Moretaine (St. Mary ) Churchyard, Bedfordshire - [ Wellington X - HE490 - 20 OTU ].
    DOBSON, Frederick Edward Henry - W/O (Pilot) - 909576 - RAFVR - Devizes Cemetery, Wiltshire - [ Dakota - KJ835 - 108 OTU ].
    McMANUS, James - LAC - 1010891 - RAFVR - Newton-Le-Willows Cemetery, Lancashire.
    MOYES, Robert - F/O (Pilot) - 153794 - RAFVR - Grangemouth (Grandsable) Cemetery, Stirlingshire - [ Wellington X - HE490 - 20 OTU ].
    MUSPRATT, Frederick William - AC1c - 858756 - RAFVR - Urmston Cemetery, Lancashire.
    WARD, James Henry - Cpl - 508252 - RAF - Islington Cemetery & Crematorium, Middlesex.
    WILMOT, Edgar James - Sgt (Nav) 1801568 - RAFVR - Sevenoaks (Greatness Park) Cemetery, Kent.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    INDIA
    TATHAM, David - AC1c - 941932 - RAFVR - Ranchi War Cemetery, India.

    UK
    BUTTERWORTH, James - W/O (Pilot) - 1149758 - RAFVR - Heywood Cemetery, Lancashire. [ Hurricane IIc - PG529 - 20 OTU ].
    DOWNIE, John - Sgt (A/G) - 1822334 - RAFVR - Markinch (ST. Drostan's) Cemetery, Fifeshire. [ Wellington X - HE490 - 20 OTU ].
    OTTAWAY, Douglas Alan - Sgt (WoP-A/G) - 1802652 - RAFVR - Esher (Cobham) Cemetery, Surrey. [ Wellington X - HE832 - 17 OTU ].
    PIKE, William Raymond - Sgt (A/G) - 3033009 - RAFVR - Poole (Branksome) Cemetery, Dorset. [ Wellington X - HE832 - 17 OTU ].
    READ, Basil Anthony - F/O (Pilot) - 173774 - D.F.C - RAFVR - Lossiemouth Burial Ground, Moray. [ Wellington X - HE490 - 20 OTU ].
    SWINGLER, Neville Charles - Sgt (WoP-A/G) - 2220411 - RAFVR - Birmingham (Lodge Hill) Cemetery, Warwickshire. [ Wellington X - HE490 - 20 OTU ].
    THURSTON, Eric Edward - F/S (Nav) - 1604281 - RAFVR - Mortlake Cemetery, Surrey. [ Wellington X - HE490 - 20 OTU ].
    VINCENT, Roger John - F/S (A/G) - 1604859 - RAFVR - Chatteris (New Road ) Cemetery, Cambridgeshire. [ Wellington X - HE490 - 20 OTU ].

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    Hi


    ITALY
    DAVIES, Ralph - F/O (Pilot) - probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW862 of No 4 FU, which flew into high ground near Lucera at night.

    INDIA
    TATHAM, David - AC1 - 5 CMU.

    UK
    BOLTON, William Frederick - AC2 - registered in Swindon.
    CAMPIN, Kenneth Charles - Sgt (Air Bomber ) - Wellington X - HE490 - 20 OTU ].
    DOBSON, Frederick Edward Henry - W/O (Pilot) - Dakota - KJ835 - 108 OTU ].
    McMANUS, James - LAC - registered in Newton.
    MOYES, Robert - F/O (Pilot) - Wellington X - HE490 - 20 OTU ].
    MUSPRATT, Frederick William - AC1 - registered in Manchester.
    WARD, James Henry - Cpl - registered in Pancras.
    WILMOT, Edgar James - Sgt (Nav) registered in Barrow upon Soar.
    BUTTERWORTH, James - W/O (Pilot) - Hurricane IIc - PG529 - 20 OTU ].
    DOWNIE, John - Sgt (A/G) - Wellington X - HE490 - 20 OTU ].
    OTTAWAY, Douglas Alan - Sgt (WoP-A/G) - Wellington X - HE832 - 17 OTU ].
    PIKE, William Raymond - Sgt (A/G) - Wellington X - HE832 - 17 OTU ].
    READ, Basil Anthony - F/O (Pilot) - Wellington X - HE490 - 20 OTU ].
    SWINGLER, Neville Charles - Sgt (WoP-A/G) - Wellington X - HE490 - 20 OTU ].
    THURSTON, Eric Edward - F/S (Nav) -Wellington X - HE490 - 20 OTU ].
    VINCENT, Roger John - F/S (A/G) - Wellington X - HE490 - 20 OTU ].

    Malcolm

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    Wilmot is probably connected with Dakota KJ835, his death being registered at Barrow on Soar. I have a note of three fatalities in this incident, the name of the third is unknown at present.

    DaveW

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    DOBSON, Frederick Edward Henry - W/O (Pilot) - 909576 and WILMOT, Edgar James - Sgt (Nav) 1801568 are both registered at Barrow on Soar page 176 as is:
    HILLSDON, Ronald James - Sgt (WOP/Air Gnr) RCAF R/251278.

    Martyn

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