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    450221 - Unaccounted Airwomen & Airmen - 21-02-1945

    From Henk's List -
    WAAF
    UK
    MOCKFORD, Dorothy May - LACW - 2029168 - WAAF - Brighton (The Downs) Cemetery, Sussex.
    THORNE, Betty Kathleen - LACW - 440710 - WAAF - Llanharan & Peterston-Super-Montem Joint Cemetery, Glamorganshire.

    UK
    MALCOLM, John - AC1c - 7999970 - RAFVR - Tranent New Cemetery, East Lothian.
    McCONKEY, Hugh - Sgt - 525942 - RAFVR - Esclusham (Holy Trinity) Churchyard, Denbighshire.
    MILLS, Edwin - AC1c - 1881753 - RAFVR - Watford Cemetery, Hertfordshire.
    POTTER, George Edward - LAC - 1202465 - RAFVR - Bristol ( Greenbank ) Cemetery, Gloucestershire.
    WARE, David Victor - AC2c - 949941 - RAFVR - Hull Western Cemetery, Yorkshire.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    EGYPT
    AMZALAK, Ernest Abner - F/S - 641359 - RAF - Alamein Memorial, Egypt.
    CLOUGH, Frederick Kenneth - Sgt - 1625850 - RAFVR - Alamein Memorial, Egypt.
    CURTIS, Donald - AC1c - 1307802 - RAFVR - Alexandria (Chatby) Military & War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.
    GIRLING, Robert - Sgt - 1591620 - RAFVR - Alamein Memorial, Egypt.
    HUMPHRIES, Philip Emanuel - Sgt - 1605873 - RAFVR - Alamein Memorial, Egypt.
    MORGAN, Albert Daniel - Sgt - 2215928 - RAFVR - Alamein Memorial, Egypt.
    NORFOLK, Stephen Turner - Sgt (A/G) - 1042063 - RAFVR - Alexandria (Chatby) Military & War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.
    THACKER, William Charles - Sgt - 2207701 - RAFVR - Alamein Memorial, Egypt.

    MYANNMAR
    WARREN, Leslie William - AC2c - 3009704 - RAFVR - Taukkyan War cemetery, Myanmar. [ Could not find in "Unsung Heroes" ].

    Alex

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    Hi

    UK
    MOCKFORD, Dorothy May - LACW - registered in Brighton.
    THORNE, Betty Kathleen - LACW - registered in Bridgend in the 2nd Quarter.
    MALCOLM, John - AC1 - not Eng/Wales?.
    McCONKEY, Hugh - Sgt - registered in Nuneaton.
    MILLS, Edwin - AC1 - registered in Biggleswade.
    POTTER, George Edward - LAC - registered in Bristol.
    WARE, David Victor - AC2 - registered in Holderness.

    EGYPT
    AMZALAK, Ernest Abner - F/S - possibly killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV903 of No 1675 HCU, which crashed after a fin broke off following excessive manoeuvring.
    CLOUGH, Frederick Kenneth - Sgt - see Amzalak.
    CURTIS, Donald - AC1 - RAF Gianaclis, possibly also EV903.
    GIRLING, Robert - Sgt - see Amzalak.
    HUMPHRIES, Philip Emanuel - Sgt - see Amzalak.
    MORGAN, Albert Daniel - Sgt - see Amzalak.
    NORFOLK, Stephen Turner - Sgt (A/G) - see Amzalak.
    THACKER, William Charles - Sgt - see Amzalak.

    MYANNMAR
    WARREN, Leslie William - AC2 - 221 Group Comm Sqn

    Malcolm

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    Hello,

    EGYPT.

    641359 Sgt Ernest Abner AMZALAK RAF.

    641359 Sgt Ernest Abner AMZALAK RAF, was aboard 1675 HCU Liberator B.VI KG824 when it caught fire in the air and exploded 4 miles north-east of Abu Sueir during a training flight.

    See:
    Failed To Return - Airmen Died In The Second World War 1939-45 - The Roll of Honour of the British, Commonwealth and Allied Air Services. Part 2: A-B.
    Hobson,Chris (Comp.).
    Uckfield:Naval & Military Press,2018.
    p.123

    Can't speak for the others, I don't have Hobson's other volumes, yet!

    Col.

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    Hi Col

    This is another one of Hobson's I have a problem with as Amzalak is shown in CWGC as dying on 21 Feb but KG824 was lost on 22 Feb?

    Amzalak is also on the Alamein Memorial as are the rest of the crew of KG903, whilst those lost on KG824 are all buried?

    Malcolm

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