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    Default 450208 - Unaccounted Airmen - 08-02-1945

    Hello,

    450208 - Unaccounted Airmen - 08-02-1945

    From Henk's List -

    ALGERIA
    DOUGALL, Wilson - F/S(Pilot) - 1673368 - RAFVR - Dely Ibrahim War cemetery, Algeria.

    EGYPT
    TRODD, Anthony Claude - F/S (Pilot) - 1399554 - RAFVR - Heloipolis War Cemetery, Egypt.

    REPUBLIC of IRELAND
    GREANY, James Brendan - Chaplain - the Reverend - Sqdn/Ldr - 115692 -RAFVR - Inchicore (Oblate Fathers Community) Catholic Cemetery, County Dublin, Republic of Ireland.

    UK
    NOLAN, William Joseph - LAC - 856576 - RAF(Auxiliary Air Force) - Warrington Cemetery, Lancashire.
    SMITH, Charles Morrison - P/O (A/G) - 184688 - RAFVR - Selby Cemetery, Yorkshire.

    ZIMBABWE
    WADMAN, Peter Trangmar - AC2c - 1806558 -RAFVR - Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery, Zimbabwe.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    ATA
    GOULD, Gilbert Christopher - First Officer - ATA (Formerly F/O RAFVR) - Golders Green Crematorium, Middlesex. [ Argus I - HM188 - ATA ].

    NETHERLANDS
    LYNCH, Thomas - LAC - 1085258 - RAFVR - Sittard War Cemetery, Limburg, Netherlands.

    UK
    BANKS, George - Sgt - 1686034 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey. [ Anson I - W2637 - ATA ].
    HARRIS, Robert Cecil - Sgt - 1606451 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey. [ Anson I - W2637 - ATA ].
    JORDAN, Donald Arthur - Sgt - 1815777 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey. [ Anson I - W2637 - ATA ].
    MOLLOY, Kenneth Jerrard - F/S - 916689 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey. [ Anson I - W2637 - ATA ].

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    I can find no evidence that Banks - Harris - Jordan - Molloy were serving with the ATA also the record of Anson W2637 shows that it served with 1 PRU/544/1 OAFU.
    If someone has any evidence of a connection with the ATA I would like to hear from them.
    Chris

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    Hi

    ALGERIA
    DOUGALL, Wilson - F/S(Pilot) - probably died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Spitfire IX, RR198 of No 3 FU, which crashed near Ain Draham in Algeria during a ferry flight.

    EGYPT
    TRODD, Anthony Claude - F/S (Pilot) - 2 FU

    REPUBLIC of IRELAND
    GREANY, James Brendan - Chaplain - the Reverend - Sqdn/Ldr - not Eng/Wales?.

    ZIMBABWE
    WADMAN, Peter Trangmar - AC2 - not in GRO Lists.

    NETHERLANDS
    LYNCH, Thomas - LAC - 302 S & T C.

    UK
    BANKS, George - Sgt - possibly Anson I - W2637 - 1 (O) AFU
    HARRIS, Robert Cecil - Sgt - possibly Anson I - W2637 - 1 (O) AFU
    JORDAN, Donald Arthur - Sgt - possibly Anson I - W2637 - 1 (O) AFU
    MOLLOY, Kenneth Jerrard - F/S - possibly Anson I - W2637 - 1 (O) AFU
    NOLAN, William Joseph - LAC - registered in Banbury.
    SMITH, Charles Morrison - P/O (A/G) - registered in Selby.

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    The No.1 (O)AFU ORB wasn't of much use, February 8th 1945, SSQ, “An Anson aircraft did not return from its detail. There was no standby since and it was presumed lost at sea.”
    Alan Clark

    Peak District Air Accident Research

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

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    Hello Chris,
    My typo re ATA.
    Had the Argus HM188 ATA and probably due to the late hour used ATA again instead of 1 OAFU for Anson W2637. I had not noticed the error, so thanks for the correction.
    Alex

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    Default 302 s&tc - Thread from 1945 Unaccounted

    Was asked to move this thread from 1945 Unaccounted for some reason could not...

    So here it is

    302 s&tc
    Hello,
    Seeking details of 302 S&TC.
    Looked in "FT&SU since 1912" but could not find it.
    If in it page number please.
    Otherwise anything known of this Unit is welcome.
    Thanks
    Alex


    wwrsimon said:
    1st July 2017 14:37
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    Alex

    I'm guessing S & TC is Supply and Transport Column. Like you, I can't seem to find them in the AB book.

    The NA wesbite has details for some, for example 309 S & TC, but seemingly not 302:

    http://discovery.nationalarchives.go...ils/r/C7161569

    Regards

    Simon


    Alex Smart said:
    1st July 2017 17:09
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    Hello Simon,
    Many thanks for your reply and link to the NA.
    My reason for asking is that there is an airman, LAC. Thomas LYNCH, at rest in Sittard War Cemetery, one of only three airmen.
    He is in the 1945 Unaccounted Airmen thread for the 8th February, the other two are from a Mosquito their date is 2nd February.
    I did wonder if Lynch was the senior airman's batman and perhaps he survived for a few days ?

    This was due to a search I am into re three unknowns , see the thread in the TOCH forum.
    Thanks again
    Alex

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