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    Default 451004 - Unaccounted Airmen - 04-10-1945

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    451004 - Unaccounted Airmen - 04-10-1945

    From Henk's List -

    AUSTRIA
    GOODMAN, Ronald Thomas - Sgt - 1145638 - RAFVR - Klagenfurt War Cemetery, Austria.

    NEW ZEALAND
    PAKU, Wiremu Pomare - Cpl - NZ443515 - RNZAF - Homewood Maori Cemetery, Masterton District, New Zealand.

    UK
    BOWEN, David John - LAC - 1141964 - RAFVR - Aberdare Cemetery, Glamorganshire.
    REGAN, John Michael - LAC - 1204299 - RAFVR - Hull Eastern Cemetery, Yorkshire.
    SANDERS, Ernest - AC2c - 1672577 - RAFVR - Oldham (Greenacres) Cemetery, Lancashire.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    AUSTRALIA
    GORDON, Donald Carlos - F/O - 418944 - D.F.C - RAAF - Geelong Eastern Cemetery, Victoria, Australia - [ Spitfire HF.VIII - A58-622(ex MV139) - 1 AD, (ex 457 Sqdn) RAAF ].
    MARONEY, William Henry - F/S - 439481 - RAAF - Townsville War Cemetery, Queensland, Australia - [ Possibly Kittyhawk N-40-CU - A29-1190 (ex 44-47811 ) - 13 ARD (ex76 Sqdn) - RAAF crashed at Breddan on the 3rd Oct 45 ].
    SHEPPARD, Peter Gilbert Dwight - LAC - 43691 - RAAF - Casino General Cemetery, New South Wales, Australia.

    PAKISTAN
    LYONS, Frederick - LAC - 1455760 - RAFVR - Karachi War Cemetery, Pakistan.

    Alex

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    At 0545 hrs on 4 October 1945, 439481 F/Sgt Maroney, No. 36 Sqn, was riding on the running board of RAAF Tender 11065 on the tarmac area at Garbutt. The door of the tender flew open and F/Sgt Maroney was thrown to the ground, sustaining head injuries. He was immediately conveyed to No. 3 Medical Receiving Station where he died at 1145 hrs on the same day.

    http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/Searc...aspx?B=1074372 (pg 16 of 26)

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    AUSTRIA
    GOODMAN, Ronald Thomas - Sgt - 6227 BD Flt.

    UK
    BOWEN, David John - LAC - registered in Pontypridd.
    REGAN, John Michael - LAC - registered in Fylde.
    SANDERS, Ernest - AC2 - registered in Oldham.

    PAKISTAN
    LYONS, Frederick - LAC - 320 MU.

    Malcolm

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    Hello alieneyes,
    Thank you for the info and link on F/Sgt Marony.
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    Quote Originally Posted by malcolm_raf View Post
    |Hi

    AUSTRIA
    GOODMAN, Ronald Thomas - Sgt - 6227 BD Flt.

    UK
    BOWEN, David John - LAC - registered in Pontypridd.
    REGAN, John Michael - LAC - registered in Fylde.
    SANDERS, Ernest - AC2 - registered in Oldham.

    PAKISTAN
    LYONS, Frederick - LAC - 320 MU.

    Malcolm
    Ronald Thomas Goodman was my uncle, is there a way to find out more about what happened to him?
    Dave

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    Default Re: 451004 - Unaccounted Airmen - 04-10-1945

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    AUSTRALIA.

    43691 LAC Peter Gilbert Dwight SHEPPARD RAAF.

    43691 LAC (DMT) Peter Gilbert Dwight SHEPPARD RAAF (of No.41 Sqn RAAF), was discharged from RAAF on 13 October, 1944, as medically unfit for further service. He died of an unspecified illness on 4 October, 1945.

    Ref: Storr.

    Col.

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