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    Default 450209 - Unaccounted Airmen - 09-02-1945

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    450209 - Unaccounted Airmen - 09-02-1945

    From Henk's List -

    EGYPT
    BROWE, William Dalton - F/S (A/G) - 2208975 - RAFVR - Fayid War Cemetery, Egypt.
    EARL, William Murray - F/O (Nav/Bomber) - 172587 - RAFVR - Fayid War Cemetery, Egypt.
    FINCH, John Martin - Sgt (WoP-A/G) - 1593106 - RAFVR - Fayid War Cemetery, Egypt.
    PRIDMORE, John Kenneth - F/O (WoP-A/G) - 182042 - RAFVR - Fayid War Cemetery, Egypt.

    UK
    NICHOLSON, Richard - LAC - 539088 - RAF - Edinburgh (Corstorphine Hill ) Cemetery, Edinburgh.
    REA, Gordon Thomas - LAC - 1903718 - RAFVR - Peterborough (Eastfield) Cemetery, Northamptonshire.
    WRIGHT, Aldridge - LAC - 1263808 - RAFVR - Whitton (St. Botplph ) Churchyard, Suffolk.


    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    BELGIUM
    McQUEEN, Alastair Norman Leigh - F/L(Pilot) - 129934 - RAFVR - Brussels Town Cemetery, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium. [ Lancaster I - HK620 - 15 Sqn ].

    CANADA
    HEPHER, Austin Frank - LAC - 3031915 - RAFVR - Winnipeg (Brookside) Cemetery, Manitoba, Canada.

    INDIA
    AMES, Stanley Charles Michael - Sgt - 1376027 - B.E.M - RAFVR - Madras War Cemetery, Chennai, India.

    SINGAPORE
    BARWISE, William - Sgt - 1685683 - RAFVR - Singapore Memorial, Singapore. [ could not find in "Unsung Heroes of the RAF"].
    SNOWDEN, Frank - LAC - 1457872 - RAFVR - Singapore Memorial, Singapore. [ could not find in "Unsung Heroes of the RAF"].

    SOUTH AFRICA
    JOHNS, Peter Charles - AC2c ( Air Bomber U/T) - 1813292 - RAFVR - East London (East Bank) Cemetery, Eastern Cape, South Africa. DoI - [ Anson I - 4272 - ex EG315 - 41 AST - 8/2/45 ].

    UK
    DALTON, Derrick - Cpl - 942142 - RAFVR - Rotherham (Greasbrough) Cemetery, Yorkshire.
    MURES, Ronald Albert - AC2c - 3045067 - RAFVR - Coningsby Cemetery, Lincolnshire. [ Lancaster I - NG453 - 83 Sqn ].

    Alex

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    Hi


    EGYPT
    BROWE, William Dalton - F/S (A/G) - possibly killed whilst flying in either Marauder III, HD559 or HD446 of No 70 OTU, which collided with each other near El Shatt during a formation flying practice.
    EARL, William Murray - F/O (Nav/Bomber) - see Browe.
    FINCH, John Martin - Sgt (WoP-A/G) - see Browe.
    PRIDMORE, John Kenneth - F/O (WoP-A/G) - see Browe.

    BELGIUM
    McQUEEN, Alastair Norman Leigh - F/L(Pilot) - He was attached to TAC HQ 21 Army Group B.L.A and was flying in Auster, ? of No 2 TAF Comm Flt when he was killed by ground fire near Beuningen, Nijmegen.

    CANADA
    HEPHER, Austin Frank - LAC - 5 ADS, DOAS

    INDIA
    AMES, Stanley Charles Michael - Sgt - RAF Secunderabad.

    SINGAPORE
    BARWISE, William - Sgt - possibly killed whilst flying in Expeditor I, HB201 of No 221 Grp Comm Sqn, which disappeared between Kalemyo and Jorhat.
    SNOWDEN, Frank - LAC - see Barwise
    also William Walter Hewitt

    SOUTH AFRICA
    JOHNS, Peter Charles - AC2 ( Air Bomber U/T) - Anson I - 4272 - ex EG315 - 41 AST - 8/2/45 ].

    UK
    NICHOLSON, Richard - LAC - not Eng/Wales?.
    REA, Gordon Thomas - LAC - registered in Bourne.
    WRIGHT, Aldridge - LAC - registered in Ipswich
    DALTON, Derrick - Cpl - registered in Bourne.
    MURES, Ronald Albert - AC2 - Lancaster I - NG453 - 83 Sqn ].

    Malcolm

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    With regards to the two Marauders HD446 and HD559, the South Africa War Graves Project http://www.southafricawargraves.org lists the following S.A.A.F. airmen on board HD559:

    ASHURST, Harry Delville 102417V
    BEEL, Hans 205473V
    CARSTENS, Willem Johannes Tobias 607497V
    DITTBERNER, Ludwig Paul 32552V
    KERRUISH, Harold Norman 607493V
    LAMBERT, Laurie Vincent 192851V
    MORSE, Ronald Krummeck 606384V

    Regards

    Simon

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