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    Default 450702 - Unaccounted Airmen - 02-07-1945

    Hello,

    450702 - Unaccounted Airmen - 02-07-1945

    From Henk's List -

    EGYPT
    TOD, Richard Douglas - LAC - 1000558 - RAFVR - Fayid War Cemetery, Egypt. [ Henk had TODD ].

    UK
    McKINNON, William Robert - LAC - 984869 - RAFVR - Formmerly Gordon Highlanders - Edinburgh ( Comely Bank ) Cemetery, Edinburgh.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    PAPUA NEW GUINEA
    BEVAN, Kenneth Clement - W/O ( Radio Operator (Air )) - 1140088 - RAFVR - Port Moresby (Bomana ) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea - [Dakota IV - KN344 - 1315 Flt ].

    Alex

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    Hello,

    PAPUA NEW GUINEA - BEVAN.

    Further details here:

    http://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/c-47/kn344.html

    On 12/13 June, 1944, No.218 Sqn Stirling III EF181, piloted by AUS425802 F/L Charles Raymond Kerferd YOUNG RAAF(later DFC), veered off the runway at Woolfox Lodge, after the starboard tyre burst on take-off. The crew were uninjured. See: BCL5/280.

    Col.
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    Hi

    EGYPT
    TOD, Richard Douglas - LAC - 117 MU

    UK
    McKINNON, William Robert - LAC - not Eng/Wales?.

    Malcolm

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    McKINNON, William Robert - the Scotland's People website's Stautory Deaths list states that he died at 4.30am at the Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, of carcinoma of the lung.

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    Quote Originally Posted by COL BRUGGY View Post
    Hello,

    PAPUA NEW GUINEA - BEVAN.

    Further details here:

    http://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/c-47/kn344.html

    On 12/13 June, 1944, No.218 Sqn Stirling III EF181, piloted by AUS425802 F/L Charles Raymond Kerferd YOUNG RAAF(later DFC), veered off the runway at Woolfox Lodge, after the starboard tyre burst on take-off. The crew were uninjured. See: BCL5/280.

    Col.
    Hello,

    PAPUA NEW GUINEA - BEVAN.

    The correct link for the Pacific Wrecks site is now:

    https://pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/c-47/KN344.html

    Col.

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