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    Default 450619 - Unaccounted Airmen - 19-06-1945

    Hello,

    450619 - Unaccounted Airmen - 19-06-1945

    From Henk's List -

    UK
    JOSLIN, Leonard James - LAC - 548154 - RAF - Tottenham Cemetery, Middlesex .

    CANADA
    THOMAS, Ronald Anthony (Canadian) - Sgt - 4240 - RCAF - Mannville New Cemetery, Alberta, Canada.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    BANGLADESH
    HAMILTON, Zechariah Rankin - Sgt - 645354 - RAF - Chittagong War Cemetery, Bangladesh.

    INDIA
    WIGNALL, Alan - AC1c - 1758057 - RAFVR - Ranchi War Cemetery, India.

    UK
    POTTER, Thomas - F/S (Pilot) - 1583445 - RAFVR - Whitbourne (St. John the Baptist) Church Cemetery, Herefordshire. [ Mosquito VI - HX961 - 13 OTU ].
    WADDINGHAM, Tom Clifford Trevor - Sgt ( Nav/WoP) - 1584266 - RAFVR - Bath (Haycombe ) Cemetery, Somerset. [ Mosquito VI - HX961 - 13 OTU ].


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    Hi

    BANGLADESH
    HAMILTON, Zechariah Rankin - Sgt - 5757 MSU.

    CANADA
    THOMAS, Ronald Anthony (Canadian) - Sgt -Died in Service.

    INDIA
    WIGNALL, Alan - AC1 - 184 Wing.

    UK
    JOSLIN, Leonard James - LAC - not Eng/Wales?.
    POTTER, Thomas - F/S (Pilot) - Mosquito VI - HX961 - 13 OTU ].
    WADDINGHAM, Tom Clifford Trevor - Sgt ( Nav/WoP) - Mosquito VI - HX961 - 13 OTU ].

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    JOSLIN, Leonard James - the Scotland's People website's Statutory Deaths Notice states that he accidentally drowned off Buckie, Banffshire. He was last seen in the sea at 4.30pm near Craigenroan Rock, and his body was found washed up on the beach at opposite Strathlene Lodge, near Portessie at 8.25pm.

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    Sgt R A Thomas died of natural causes, cancer in modern terms I guess.

    Canada, War Graves Registers (Circumstances of Casualty), 1914-1948 per ancestry.com


    Sgt Z R Hamilton is similarly listed as Died on Active Service in Flight magazines
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    Default Re: 450619 - Unaccounted Airmen - 19-06-1945

    F/Sgt Jeffrey Henry WOOD 1673642 RAF(VR) Sgt Pilot 230 Squadron drowned whilst swimming at Mount Lavinia, whilst on a 48 hour pass. He was buried at Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery, Sri Lanka.

    Chris

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

    Frank Richard Lille 1254748 , attached to 2831 Squadron RAF Regiment, was killed in an accidental explosion. LAC Canny was injured .

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

    James Alfred Arthur Talbot 3050821 , died on leave in the Royal Hospital, Wolverhampton of peritonitis

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