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    450622 - Unaccounted Airmen - 22-06-1945

    From Henk's List -

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    MITCHELL, Andrew Campbell - AC2c - 1487743 - RAFVR - Nottingham Southern Cemetery, Nottinghamshire.
    PEMBERTON, James Arthur - Sgt - 640613 - RAF - Manchester (Gorton ) Cemetery, Lancashire.
    REES, William Peter - AC2c - 1414735 - RAFVR - Llandybie (St. Tybie ) Churchyard, Carmarthenshire.
    THOMSON, Ian Watt - LAC - 3002140 - RAFVR - Grantham cemetery, Lincolnshire.
    WARD, Ronald Albert - LAC - 1659598 - RAFVR - Sellindge ( St. Mary ) Churchyard, Kent .

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

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    CLOSS, Leonard Francis Andrew - W/O (Pilot) - 1335597 - RAFVR - Kirkee War Cemetery, India - [ Hurricane IIc - LE461 - 22 AACU ].

    UK
    CRACKNELL, Brian Thomas - F/O (Pilot ) - 150962 - RAFVR - Enfield (Lavender Hill ) Cemetery, Middlesex - [ Oxford I - MP417 - 3 PAFU ].
    PETTITT, Edward Terence - Sgt (Pilot) - 1584242 - RAFVR - Stoke-On-Trent (Hartshill ) Cemetery, Staffordshire - [ Oxford I - MP417 - 3 PAFU ? ].

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    I could not link E T Pettitt with Cracknell.

    Pettitt's death is registered in Whitby and the Form 1180 states the aircraft was being flown solo at Newton Park Somerset.

    Colin Cummings

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    Hi


    UK
    MITCHELL, Andrew Campbell - AC2 - registered in Nottingham.
    PEMBERTON, James Arthur - Sgt - registered in Newark.
    REES, William Peter - AC2 - registered in Pontypridd.
    THOMSON, Ian Watt - LAC - not Eng/Wales?.
    WARD, Ronald Albert - LAC - registered in Acle .
    CRACKNELL, Brian Thomas - F/O (Pilot ) - registered in Bathavon.
    PETTITT, Edward Terence - Sgt (Pilot) - registered in Witney not Whitby

    INDIA
    CLOSS, Leonard Francis Andrew - W/O (Pilot) - Hurricane IIc - LE461 - 22 AACU ].

    Malcolm

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    I have Pettit with GPR killed in a road accident. I think the source was 'Glider Soldiers'

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    22-6-45 Sgt James Arthur Pemberton - strangulation by hanging Raf Balderton , body found on base. Inquest 25-6-45 verdict suicide.

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