Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: 451013 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 13-10-1945

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Cornwall
    Posts
    3,212
    Thanks
    324
    Thanked 24 Times in 22 Posts

    Default 451013 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 13-10-1945

    Hello,

    451013 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 13-10-1945

    From Henk's List -

    WAAF
    CANADA
    SHAW, Elizabeth Anne - LACW - W/305685 - RCAF (Woman's DIvision ) - Wainwright Protestant Cemetery, Alberta, Canada.

    CANADA
    TOWN, Norman Augustus - LAC - R/278200 - RCAF - Burnaby (Ocean View) Burial Park, British Columbia, Canada.

    UK
    BOOTH, Edgar Clark - AC1c - 1043525 - RAFVR - Hyde Borough Cemetery, Cheshire.
    HUME, Hugh - AC1c - 1554179 - RAFVR - Dunbar Cemetery, East Lothian.
    LONGHURST, Leslie Arthur - Air Mech(A)2c - FX.736543 - HMS Vulture - Royal Navy - Streatham Cemetery, London.
    MATTINSON, Anthony - Sgt - 2213724 - RAFVR - Dent (St. Andrew) Churchyard, Yorkshire.
    MORRISON, Kenneth - LAC - 1049371 - RAFVR - Newcastle-Upon-Tyne (St. John's Westgate & Elswick) Cemetery, Northumberland.
    WISE, William Cecil - AC2c - 1682106 - RAFVR - Cockermouth Cemetery, Cumberland.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    AUSTRALIA
    DAWSON, Godfrey Douglas - W/O - 29325 - RAAF - Gunnawarra Private Cemetery, Queensland, Australia - [ Accidental Ground Accident ].
    GOUGH, John Alfred Livingstone - AC1c - 30687 - RAAF - Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia [ Died from Illness, Tuberculosis ].

    UK
    HARRISON, Robert Roy - F/O (Nav) - J/25864 - RCAF - Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey - [ See previous day 12/10/45, Dakota KG433 - ( http://www.baaa-acro.com/1945/archiv...wn-ampney-afb/ has no casualties and date of crash as 11/10/45 ??)].
    SETH-SMITH, John Garden - F/L (Test Pilot) - 47545 - RAF - Wickham Bishops (St. Bartholomew) Churchyard, Essex. [ Firefly I - PP417 - Fairey ].

    SOUTH AFRICA
    CROUSE, O.V - Lieutenant - 207143V - SAAF - Port Elizabeth (South End) Cemetery, Eastern Cape, South Africa - [ Anson - 4550(ex MG460) - 7 AD ] But Anson 4550 also reported as - 28/07/45 crashed in sea low flying over beach at Port Elizabeth ?
    DAVIES, D. R - Lieutenant - 206128V - SAAF - Port Elizabeth (South End ) Cemetery, Eastern Cape, South Africa - Also Anson 4550 ].
    LOUW, Hendrik T - Lieutenant - 328944 - SAAF - Johannesburg (West Park) Cemetery, Gauteng, South Africa - [ Also Anson 4550 ].
    Two other crew were reported as safe.

    Alex

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Posts
    6,967
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 121 Times in 115 Posts

    Default

    Hello,

    AUSTRALIA - DAWSON, Geoffrey Douglas - W/O - 29325 - RAAF.

    W/O Dawson RAAF, was accidentally drowned at Gunnawarra Station, Mount Garnet, Queensland, on 13-10-1945.

    Col.
    Last edited by COL BRUGGY; 26th December 2015 at 22:46.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Hornsea, East Yorkshire, UK
    Posts
    4,104
    Thanks
    4
    Thanked 104 Times in 102 Posts

    Default

    Hi

    UK
    BOOTH, Edgar Clark - AC1 - registered in Chesterfield.
    HUME, Hugh - AC1c - died in Bangour Village Hospital at Broxburn from Pulmonary Tuberculosis.
    MATTINSON, Anthony - Sgt - registered in Knaresborough.
    MORRISON, Kenneth - LAC - registered in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.
    WISE, William Cecil - AC2 - registered in Oxford.
    SETH-SMITH, John Garden - F/L (Test Pilot) - Firefly I - PP417 - Fairey ].

    Malcolm

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Posts
    6,967
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 121 Times in 115 Posts

    Default Re: 451013 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 13-10-1945

    Hello,

    Amended Entry.

    AUSTRALIA.

    29325 W/O Godfrey Douglas DAWSON RAAF.

    On 13 October, 1945, W/O (Clerk Pay) Godfrey Douglas DAWSON RAAF(of RAAF Headquarters, Melbourne) and his wife, Lillian, accidentally drowned at Gunnawarra Station, Mount Garnet, North Queensland, 100 miles from Cairns.

    Ref: Storr.

    Col.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •