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    Default 450322 - Unaccounted Airmen - 22-03-1945

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    450322 - Unaccounted Airmen - 22-03-1945

    From Henk's List -

    EGYPT
    WATSON, William Leslie - Sgt (Pilot) - 1671737 - RAFVR - Moascar War Cemetery, Egypt.

    UK
    CHITTY, Francis Frederick William - Sqn/Ldr - 44688 - RAF - Chester (Blacon ) Cemetery, Cheshire.
    CRADDUCK, Clifford William - Sgt - 744005 - RAFVR - Brighton (The Downs ) Cemetery, Sussex.
    KING, William Wallace - F/S(Pilot) - 1456858 - RAFVR - Wallasey (Rake Llane ) Cemetery, Cheshire.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    AUSTRIA
    CLARK, Frederick Edward - Sgt (A/G) - 1895781 - RAFVR - Klagenfurt War Cemetery, Austria. [ Liberator B.VI - KH209 - 178 Sqn ].

    NETHERLANDS
    SHALLESS, Arthur Eric - Cpl - 1346850 - RAFVR - Bergen-Op-Zoom War Cemetery, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.

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    SHALLESS, Arthur Eric 1346850 - 135 Wing, Killed on Active Service (Flight Magazine September 20th 1945)

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    Hi

    EGYPT
    WATSON, William Leslie - Sgt (Pilot) - 7 OTU?.

    UK
    CHITTY, Francis Frederick William - Sqn/Ldr - registered in Stockport.
    CRADDUCK, Clifford William - Sgt - registered in Truro.
    KING, William Wallace - F/S(Pilot) - possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufort IIA, ML564 of No 132 OTU, which rolled inverted and crashed on an overshoot at East Fortune.

    AUSTRIA
    CLARK, Frederick Edward - Sgt (A/G) - Liberator B.VI - KH209 - 178 Sqn plus: -
    KEEBLE, WALTER JAMES (624636); age 24 RAF Sgt
    BACON, ARTHUR CHARLES (1626252); age 20 RAFVR Sgt
    CHITTICKS, DENNIS HAROLD ALBERT (1873487); age Unknown RAFVR Flt Sgt
    DICKINSON, DONALD (1594151); age 19 RAFVR Sgt
    FROWE, HAROLD JAMES (1588779); age 20 RAFVR Flt Sgt
    GREER, ROBERT FRANCIS (131053); age Unknown RAFVR Flt Lt
    NIMMO, NORMAN (1382176); age 36 RAFVR Sgt

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    CHITTY, Francis Frederick William - Sqn/Ldr - 44688 - regd in Stockport.
    Various newspaper articles indicate that he was found shot dead and his wife was charged, she was found not guilty.

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    WATSON, William Leslie - Sgt (Pilot) - 1671737 - KOAS
    CRADDUCK, Clifford William - Sgt - 744005 - DOAS
    KING, William Wallace - F/S(Pilot) - 1456858 not found

    Martyn

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    Default Re: The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    William Leslie Watson 1671737 , attached to 71 OTU, was killed in a flying accident when Spitfire VC EF 750 , crashed 5 miles North of Deversoir airfield at 10:05 hours

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    Default Re: The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    Bernard Ernest Higgins 1514867 , died in Heraklion from injuries sustained in an altercation. AHQ Greece ordered an investigation, but the outcome has not yet been discovered

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    Default Re: The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    Arthur Eric Shalless 1346850 , attached to 135 Wing bomb disposal flight , was killed when a German mine exploded in the ammunition dump at Gilze Rijn airfield

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    Default Re: The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    Stephen Smiles 1670927 , was admitted seriously ill to SSQ at RAF Manston on 20 March, where he died of meningitis

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