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    450121 - Unaccounted Airmen - 21-01-1945

    From Henk's List -

    BELGIUM
    O'CONNELL, David Albert - LAC - 1360506 - RAFVR - Schoonselhof cemetery, Antwerpen, Belgium.

    EGYPT
    BIGSBY, Ernest William - F/O - 171009 - RAFVR - Heliopolis War Cemetery, Egypt.

    SOUTH AFRICA
    BRADLEY, Barnard - LAC - 1234272 - RAFVR - Johannesburg (West Park) Cemetery, Gauteng, South Africa.
    TAIT, James Anderson - Cpl - 644572 - RAF - Johannesburg (West Park) Cemetery, Gauteng, South Africa.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    CANADA
    SUTTON, Kenneth Leslie - P/O (Pilot) - 195512 - RAFVR - Claresholm Cemetery, Alberta, Canada. [ Anson II - 8627 - 15 SFTS ].

    UK
    GOUDIE, Edwin Joseph - W/O - 1330617 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey. [ Mosquito NF.XIX - TA439 - 1 OADU ].
    JOSEPH, Peter Bernard - Sgt (Met obs) - 3204233 - RAFVR - West Norwood Cemetery & Crematorium, London.
    KELSALL, Eric Raynor - Sgt - 1676661 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.
    WARE, Ralph Taverham - F/O - 52938 - MiD - RAF - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey. [ Mosquito NF.XIX - TA439 - 1 OADU ].

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    Hello,

    UK - JOSEPH & KELSALL.

    21-1-1945
    No.5(C) OTU
    Hudson V AM562

    Took off Turnberry 1015, on a non-operational flight, it climbed and then crashed into the sea, 2m off Maidens Harbour, Ayrshire. All the crew were killed.

    1372529 W/O (Pilot) John ROBERTSON RAFVR + (CWGC has death 21-5-1945!)
    1676661 Sgt (Nav./B) Eric Raynor KELSALL RAFVR +
    AUS430172 F/Sgt (W.Op./Air Gnr.) Norman Walter HUGGINS RAAF +
    AUS432194 F/Sgt (W.Op./Air Gnr.) James Vincent JENKINS RAAF +
    3204233 Sgt (Met. Obs.) Peter Bernard JOSEPH RAFVR+

    Storr + http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/sho...Hudson-V-AM562

    Col,
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    Hello,

    CANADA - SUTTON

    Also aboard No.15 SFTS Anson II 8627 - AUS118598 LAC Ian Robert VIDLER RAAF +

    21-1-1945
    No.15 SFTS, Claresholm
    Anson II 8627

    Anson 8627 crashed on river ice at 1430, during a low-level navigational exercise. The aircraft collided with a ferry cable suspended 25 feet above the ice, near Bassano, Alberta. The Pupil Pilot and an RCAF (?) and RAF member on board were killed


    19195512 P/O (Pilot) Kenneth Leslie SUTTON RAFVR +
    AUS118598 LAC (Pupil Pilot) Ian Robert VIDLER RAAF +

    Need confirmation of third member of crew.

    Col.
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    Hi


    BELGIUM
    O'CONNELL, David Albert - LAC - not in GRO lists.

    EGYPT
    BIGSBY, Ernest William - F/O - HQ 216 Group.

    SOUTH AFRICA
    BRADLEY, Barnard - LAC - listed as serving at Colombo.
    TAIT, James Anderson - Cpl - listed as serving in Ceylon.

    CANADA
    SUTTON, Kenneth Leslie - P/O (Pilot) - Anson II - 8627 - 15 SFTS ].

    UK
    GOUDIE, Edwin Joseph - W/O - Mosquito NF.XIX - TA439 - 1 OADU ].
    WARE, Ralph Taverham - F/O - Mosquito NF.XIX - TA439 - 1 OADU ].

    Malcolm

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    3rd member Tame, Leslie John F/Sgt. (R/166793) (TSGNO)

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