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    Default 450426 - Unaccounted Airmen - 26-04-1945

    Hello,

    450426 - Unaccounted Airmen - 26-04-1945

    From Henk's List -

    ITALY
    PETTYFER, John Alfred - LAC - 1258057 - RAFVR - Argenta Gap War Cemetery, Italy.
    ROBERTS, The Rev. Douglas Martyn Kenmure - Sqdn/Ldr - Chaplain - 135070 - RAFVR - Bari War Cemetery, Italy.

    UK
    McKEAND, Keith - Sgt (Nav/Pilot-U/T) - 1525350 - RAFVR - Liverpool (Allerton ) Cemetery, Lancashire.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    AUSTRIA
    MILLER, Reginald Alfred - F/L (Pilot) - 123201 - D.F.C - RAFVR - Klagenfurt War Cemetery, Austria - [ Mosquito FB.VI - RS579 - NFDW ].

    GERMANY
    HOSKINS, George Wilfred Charles - LAC - 1423940 - RAFVR - Celle War Cemetery, Niedersachsen, Germany.

    ICELAND
    CLARKE, Fernley William - F/O (Pilot ) - 157411 - RAFVR - Reykjavik (Fossvogur ) Cemetery, Iceland - [ Mosquito FB.26 - KA153 - FC(45 Grp) ].

    IRAN
    HADLEY, Samuel Thomas - LAC - 1504764 - RAFVR - Tehran War Cemetery, Iran.

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    ROBERTS, The Rev. Douglas Martyn Kenmure - Sqdn/Ldr - Chaplain - 135070 - RAFVR

    http://www.theygavetheirtoday.com/ro...chaplains.html

    Killed in motoring accident.

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    Hi

    ITALY
    PETTYFER, John Alfred - LAC - 58 MT Company, also LUMMIS, PERCY RUSSELL (1173044)

    UK
    McKEAND, Keith - Sgt (Nav/Pilot-U/T) - not Eng/Wales?.

    GERMANY
    HOSKINS, George Wilfred Charles - LAC - 125 Wing.

    ICELAND
    CLARKE, Fernley William - F/O (Pilot ) - probably Mosquito FB.26 - KA153 - (45 Grp) ].

    IRAN
    HADLEY, Samuel Thomas - LAC - 138 MU.

    Malcolm

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    Default The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    Percy Russell Lummis 1173044

    John Alfred Pettyfer 1258057


    Both attached to 58 MT company, were killed by enemy action

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    Default The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    UPGRADE to George Edward Matikka R 263505 , attached to RCAF Depot Warrington, he died of a pulmonary embolism

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

    John Alfred Pettyfer 1258057 and

    Percy Russell Lummis

    Were killed in an air raid on Ferrara Airfield at 10:25 hours

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

    Samuel Thomas Hadley 1504764 , attached to Number 138 MU, collapsed and died of a cereberal heamorhage at RAFTehran at 14:50 hours

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

    Keith McKeand , 1525350 , a medically discharged Air Force pensioner at the time of his death, died in Fazakerely sanatorium , Liverpool , of pulmonary tuberculosis
    Last edited by jonheyworth; 25th November 2021 at 22:26.

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

    George Wilfred Charles Hoskins 1423940 , attached to 125 Wing, was one of 3 Airmen in a 3 ton truck which accidently drove into German lines . The other Airmen were wounded and taken prisoner

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

    Quote Originally Posted by jonheyworth View Post
    George Wilfred Charles Hoskins 1423940 , attached to 125 Wing, was one of 3 Airmen in a 3 ton truck which accidently drove into German lines . The other Airmen were wounded and taken prisoner
    As this occurred April 26, 1945 a few days before end of WW2 in Europe - I wonder if the other airman on our PoW register

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