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    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
    Last edited by dennis_burke; 29th May 2015 at 14:45.
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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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