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    450325 - Unaccounted Airmen - 25-03-1945

    From Henk's List -

    BELGIUM
    BENTLEY, Frederick - LAC - 1626846 - RAFVR - Schoonselhof Cemetery, Antwerpen, Belgium.

    Netherlands
    WILLIAMS, David Leslie Charles - Cpl - 1168810 - RAFVR - Bergen-Op-Zoom War Cemetery, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.

    GERMANY
    BURGESS, Ernest Charles - LAC(Obs) - 1642504 - RAFVR - Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany .

    UK
    BALL, Cyril Dennis - F/O (Pilot) - 172757 - RAFVR - Adbaston ( St. Michael ) Churchyard, Staffordshire.
    BURR, Arthur Henry- F/L (Flg/Instr) - 66513 - D.F.C - RAF - Heston (St. Leonard ) Churchyard, Middlesex.
    GUNN, Robert Henry - LAC - 1537902 - RAFVR - Nottingham General Cemetery, Nottinghamshire.
    MUNDAY, Wilfred George - F/O (Pilot) - 174606 - RAFVR - Iver (St. Peter) Churchyard, Buckinghamshire.
    NAYLOR, Michael Eric Philip - F/O(Nav/WoP) - 165913 - RAFVR - Oxford (Botley ) Cemetery, Oxfordshire.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    BELGIUM
    RISLEY, Bertie - LAC - 1526082 - RAFVR - Brussels Town Cemetery, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium.

    MYANMAR
    WAITE, Robert James - LAC - 1474336 - RAFVR - Taukkyan War Cemetery, Myanmar. [ Could not find in "Unsung Heroes" ].

    UK
    FAULKNER, Ronald Mason - Sgt - 2696921 - GPR(AAC) - Exeter Higher Cemetery, Devon - [ Hotspur II - HH248 - 3 GTS ].
    THOMPSON, Robert - W/O (Pilot) - 1551830 - RAFVR - Hawick (St. Cuthbert ) Episcopalian Churchyard, Roxburghshire.
    WHITE, Charles William - AC1c - 2248864 - RAFVR - Oldbury Cemetery, Warley, Worcestershire.


    ZIMBABWE
    ROGERS, Leonard - AC2c (Pilot U/T) - 1584825 - RAFVR - Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery, Zimbabwe.

    Possible aircraft include:
    Typhoon Ib - MN470 - 245 Sqn.
    Alex

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    THOMPSON, Robert - W/O (Pilot) - 1551830 has been mentioned on here before, in Typhoon MN236 of 55 O.T.U. at Aston Down:

    http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/sho...own-25-03-1945

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    Hello,

    UK- MUNDAY & NAYLOR.

    Possibly No.13 OTU Mosquito FB.VI PZ294 which swung and hit trees on overshoot at Hampstead Norris aerodrome. 2 killed.

    Mosquito Crash Log/Smith. p34.

    Col.
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    Hi

    BELGIUM
    BENTLEY, Frederick - LAC - 6197 SE.
    RISLEY, Bertie - LAC - 6320 SE.

    Netherlands
    WILLIAMS, David Leslie Charles - Cpl - 84 Group.

    GERMANY
    BURGESS, Ernest Charles - LAC(Obs) - 146 Sqn.

    MYANMAR
    WAITE, Robert James - LAC - 2963 Sqn RAF Regiment

    UK
    BALL, Cyril Dennis - F/O (Pilot) - possibly killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, HJ923 of No 54 OTU, which dived into the ground near Greenhill, Roxburghshire.
    BURR, Arthur Henry- F/L (Flg/Instr) - possibly killed whilst flying in Master II, DL249 of the 7 SFTS, which spun into the ground at Terrington St Clements in Norfolk.
    GUNN, Robert Henry - LAC - possibly killed in the incident involving Thompson at 55 OTU.

    WHITE, Charles William - AC1 - not Eng/Wales?.

    ZIMBABWE
    ROGERS, Leonard - AC2 (Pilot U/T) - possibly killed whilst flying in Oxford I, HN547 of No 23 SFTS, which was involved in a flying accident.

    Malcolm

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    Hello,

    UK.

    66513 F/L (Flg. Instr.) Arthur Henry BURR DFC, RAF.

    F/L Burr was flying in Master II DL250, not DL249.

    See: RAF A/C DA100 to DZ999/Halley/A-B (2008)/p.47 (Printer must have popped out for a Tosca. He/She completely missed entering DL250).

    See also:
    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.
    Uckfield:Naval & Military Press,2018.
    p.1132.

    Col.

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