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    Default 450920 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 20-09-1945

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    450920 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 20-09-1945

    From Henk's List -

    WAAF
    UK
    TAILBY, Joan Iris - LACW - 2038841 - WAAF - Burton Latimer Cemetery, Northamptonshire.

    CANADA
    McDONALD, Daniel (Ireland ) - LAC - R/61496 - RCAF -

    DENMARK
    HARLEY, George Arthur - LAC - 543033 - RAF - Ringe Cemetery, Denmark.

    UK
    BALFOUR-KINNEAR, George Thomas - F/L - 135756 - RAFVR - Edinburgh (Warriston ) Crematorium, Edinburgh.
    CARTER, Alexander Charles - Sgt - 640810 - RAF - Beckenham Crematorium & Cemetery, Kent.
    LOWE, Herbert Edward - F/S - 350457 - RAF - Eling ( St. Mary ) Churchyard Extension, Hampshire.
    PRETTY, Henry James - Sgt - 4716 - RAF - Carshalton (All Saints ) Churchyard, Surrey.
    PURFIELD, Ronald Sidney - AC2c - 964570 - RAFVR - Beckenham Crematorium & Cemetery, Kent.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    FRANCE
    MORGAN, Hugh Vaughan - LAC - 1709011 - RAFVR - Cambrai (Route De Solesmes ) Communal Cemetery, Nord, France - [ Mosquito VI - TA384 - 69 Sqn ].

    GERMANY
    PICKEN, James - LAC - 987468 - RAFVR - Kiel War Cemetery, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

    Alex

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    UK
    TAILBY, Joan Iris - LACW - registered in Oxford.
    BALFOUR-KINNEAR, George Thomas - F/L - not Eng/Wales?.
    CARTER, Alexander Charles - Sgt - registered in Westminster.
    LOWE, Herbert Edward - F/S - registered in Southampton.
    PRETTY, Henry James - Sgt - registered in Surrey M E.
    PURFIELD, Ronald Sidney - AC2 - registered in Bromley.

    FRANCE
    MORGAN, Hugh Vaughan - LAC - Mosquito VI - TA384 - 69 Sqn ].

    GERMANY
    PICKEN, James - LAC - 83 Group.

    Malcolm

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    BALFOUR-KINNEAR, George Thomas - the Hartlepool Daily Mail of Saturday September 22nd reports that Flight-Lieut. Geo. T. Balfour-Kinnear drowned whilst bathing in the sea near Boddam, Aberdeenshire on the previous Thursday, the 20th of September. The article states that his body was recovered by fishermen on Friday 21st.

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    DENMARK
    HARLEY, George Arthur - LAC - 543033 - RAF - Ringe Cemetery, Denmark.

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    On 19th September 1945 a RAF truck with 12 RAF soldiers was hit by a train, and thrown into a ditch, near the Danish village Sødinge.

    Leading Aircraftman H.C.J. Picton, 1205466, died at the scene of the accident.

    6 other RAF Soldiers were seriously wounded. Next day, on 20th September 1945, Leading aircraftman G.A. Harley, 543033, died at the hospital of Ringe.

    Both buried at Ringe Cemetery, Denmark.

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    FRANCE
    MORGAN, Hugh Vaughan - LAC - 1709011 - RAFVR - Cambrai (Route De Solesmes ) Communal Cemetery, Nord, France - [ Mosquito VI - TA384 - 69 Sqn ].

    Mosquito FBVI TA384 69 Sqn Crashed on night-flying test nr Epinoy 20.9.45
    Pilot (162832) F/O BIERI Ernest Charles - RAFVR - Cambrai (Route De Solesmes ) Communal Cemetery, Nord, France
    http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2276237/
    Regards Pavel

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

    Joan Iris Tailby 2038841 , attached to Number 1 Aircrew holding unit, died of injuries sustained when she was hit by a lorry whilst returning to camp at RAF Kidlington

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

    Quote Originally Posted by jonheyworth View Post
    Joan Iris Tailby 2038841 , attached to Number 1 Aircrew holding unit, died of injuries sustained when she was hit by a lorry whilst returning to camp at RAF Kidlington

    News report in Facebook has more info

    Killed on Way Back to Camp
    Walking back to camp after spending the evening at the cinema in Kidlington, L.A.C.W.
    Joan Iris Tailby (28) of 25 Roseberry St Burton Latimer lost her life when involved in an accident with an Army lorry.

    The accident occurred when she was only five hundred yards away from the camp. L.A.C.W. Tailby and her friend on the grass verge were struck from behind. L.A.C.W. Tailby receiving broken ribs and injuries to her back, and her friend a broken arm.

    They were taken to Radcliffe Infirmary where L.A.C.W. Tailby who never regained consciousness died ;bout an hour later.

    Before joining the W.A.A.F. three and a half years ago. L.A.C.W Tailby was employed at Messrs William Timpson Ltd.. boot manufactures Bath road. Kettering. She Was 28.

    The funeral took place at Burton Latimer Cemetery.

    The Rev A. A McNaughton conducted the services at the chapel and at the graveside, where many friends and relatives attended.


    The Co-operative Federal Funeral Services carried out the arrangements

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